Governor Wentworth Regional School District Meeting | October 7, 2019

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Meeting Notes


0:00:01

RUN TIME: 7:02 pm - 8:26 pm ATTENDANCE: Dr. James Manning; Julianne Cardinal; Wendi Fenderson; John Widmer; Katheryn Frothingham; Timothy Eldridge; Stacy Trites; Dana Streeter; Krista Abear; Kelly Tivan; ABSENT: Bridget Edwards; Location GWRSD Website Encrypted analysis: d0doyezi43lwavlwrIb2fraslsp9pRod


0:00:51

MOTION: Trites: 9/16/19 Academic Affairs subcommittee minutes;


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Manning Y; Cardinal Y; Fenderson Y; Widmer Y; Edwards ABSENT; Frothingham Y; Eldridge Y; Trites Y; Streeter Y; Tivan- NON VOTING


0:01:11

MOTION: Manning: 9/16/19 School Board minutes;


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Manning Y; Cardinal Y; Fenderson Y; Widmer Y; Edwards ABSENT; Frothingham Y; Eldridge Y; Trites Y; Streeter Y; Tivan- NON VOTING


0:01:33

MOTION: Manning: Manifest: $1,502,107.62 [assumption: 10/7/19]


SECOND: Eldridge


VOTE: Manning Y; Cardinal Y; Fenderson Y; Widmer Y; Edwards ABSENT; Frothingham Y; Eldridge Y; Trites Y; Streeter Y; Tivan- NON VOTING


0:02:02

PUBLIC INPUT: Joe Haas: School taxes; Ossipee/ Brookfield payment schedule; Ossipee Board of Selectmen; MS22 form; Andrew Volinsky; John Tobin; Art. 5 part 2; DRA; BTLA; Adequacy; HB686; HB709; HB678; RSA 77a:2; Business consultations; JLCAR: Charter schools; Historical funding of SAU's;


0:10:26

STUDENT LIAISON REPORT: Hallway decorating contest; Home coming; School Dances; Knights score card; Stark Generals; NH Tackles hunger; College Boards meeting; Women's football game; Suicide prevention;


0:12:32

SUPERINDENTENTS REPORT:


0:12:54

EFFINGHAM ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLE Patti Morrissey: Solar; Composting crew; Composting process; Plastic use; Composting buckets; Data collection; Rock paper scissors game;


0:25:45

CARROLL COUNTY BROADBAND INITIATIVE: Steve Knox; Rick Hilland; Town of Albany; North Country Council; Internet access; 17 of 18 Towns; Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC); Washington Valley Economic Development: (WEDCO); USDA Grant; Matching funds; Feasibility study; Financial Study; Valley Net; EC Fiber; Vermont; Carolyn Monroe;


0:45:49

TOWN OF OSSIPEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE: Equal monthly payments; Adherence to schedule; Over due payments; Rick Sager; Possible litigation;


0:48:49

MEDICAID FUNDING: HHS Emergency rules; Susan Merrill; DHHS;


0:50:50

BUDGET REVIEW SCHEDULE: [Read into record]; Jan 20, 2020 petition warrants;


0:53:05

STUDENT ENROLLMENT: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019; Totals read into record;


0:54:12

SCHOOL CALENDAR: Draft A: School Principles consultations; Union consultations; Voting days; Professional development days; Blizzard Bad days; End date June 18th; Drat B: End date June 23; 3 voting days; Labor day; School building use during voting; Effingham; New Durham fire station;


1:07:14

WINTER PROCEDURES PROTOCOLS 2019-2020: Parental letter read into record; Blizzard Bag days;


1:10:50

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: State Budget; Additional aides; Special meeting to accept funds;


1:11:44

SCHOOL BOARD VACANCIES: Bridgett Edwards; Applications; Interviews;


1:14:00

NH SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION: Dr. Carl Ladd NH Administrators Association; Special Education; Association of School Principals;


1:15:56

GWRSD Chairman remarks:Sympathy comments; Len Martin RIP:


1:16:32

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS REPORT: New Athletic team policy review;


1:17:34

BUILDINGS AND MAINTENANCE: Solar installation review [next meeting]


1:17:44

FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT: Upcoming scheduled meeting;


1:18:11

ADVANCED PLANNING: Upcoming schedules;


1:19:03

PUBLIC INPUT: Effingham Selectmen; School Apportionment formula; Effingham Elementary Yard sale;


1:20:15

MEMBER CLOSING COMMENTS: Abear; Streeter; Eldridge; Cardinal; Manning; Trites; Widmer; Tivan;


1:25:45

MOTION: Manning: To move into non public per RSA 91-A:3 II (a) (b) (c) The dismissal, promotion, or compensation of any public employee or the disciplining of such employee, or the investigation of any charges against him or her, unless the employee affected (1) has a right to a meeting and (2) requests that the meeting be open, in which case the request shall be granted. (b) The hiring of any person as a public employee. (c) Matters which, if discussed in public, would likely affect adversely the reputation of any person, other than a member of the public body itself, unless such person requests an open meeting. This exemption shall extend to any application for assistance or tax abatement or waiver of a fee, fine, or other levy, if based on inability to pay or poverty of the applicant.


SECOND: Eldrige


ROLL CALL VOTE: Manning Y; Cardinal Y; Fenderson Y; Edwards ABSENT; Widmer Y; Frothingham Y; Eldridge Y; Trites Y; Streeter Y; Tivan- NON VOTING

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