School Board Meeting Minutes January 16, 2008

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Cranberry Isles School Board
Minutes of Meeting — 16 January 2008

I. Meeting was called to order by chairperson Kate Chaplin at 1:10 P.M. at the Union 98 Superintendent’s Office.
Present were board members Kate Chaplin, Barbara Meyers and Ted Spurling; Superintendent Rob Liebow; Principal Carol MacRae. Financial officer Nancy Thurlow came in briefly during the meeting to explain items in the budget.
II. Voucher was reviewed and signed.
III. Minutes of meeting of 12/18/2007 were reviewed and approved. (Motion: Barbara; second: Kate; vote: yes, unanimously)
IV. Discussion Item: Carol had hoped to present a report from structural engineer Dennis Riley concerning his investigation at the Islesford School. In the eastern classroom, the ceiling section that contains stairs to the upstairs apartment has been a concern because of separation. Mr. Riley’s report is not ready, but Carol said that he told her there is no immediate safety concern, but that it will need renovation. He will provide several options for us to discuss at our next meeting.
V. Action Item: Review and approval of budget for 2008/2009, after explanation by Rob and Nancy. Total budget is $448,543.00. (Motion: Barbara; Second: Kate; Vote: Yes, unanimously.)
VI. Other Business: None.
VII. Adjournment: 2:25 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,
Theodore L. Spurling, Jr.

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