School Board Meeting Minutes June 24, 2014

Cranberry Isles School Committee Meeting
at the Longfellow School
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
8:45 am


Attendance: Barbara Meyers, Kelly Sanborn, Cari Alley
Others present: Ben Fulves, Howard Colter, Heather Webster, Phil Whitney, Ingrid Gaither,
Mike & Robyn Sealander

I. Call to Order Meeting called to order at 8:49 am

II. Approval of Voucher.

III. Review and Approval of Minutes. Barbara makes a motion to accept the 5/6/14 minutes as
written. Cari seconds. All in favor. Approved.

IV. Reports and Updates. Principal’s Report: Attached.

V. Discussion Items:
● Sealander Architects: Mike and Robyn have reviewed all the plans and feel that they can save the school money in a few areas, i.e. not moving the stairs as originally proposed, the elevator vs. lift cost, and the sprinkler system. Mike has spoken with the Fire Marshal and been granted permission to proceed with keeping the original staircase by adding a 1-foot landing at the base. The Fire Marshal also stated in terms of sprinklers they could proceed with the Main Life Safety System.
● ABS Project Update: Riverside Lane will be starting June 30th for lead removal. Painting is scheduled to begin July 14th. Interior painting and handrails to second floor to be completed thereafter. All work to be completed by August 15th. Howard will sign off on any invoices Ben submits for services. As of right now looks like the ABS project will be completed under budget. The original budget price was $95,000 and as it stands now looks to be coming in at $85,000.

VI. Action Items:
● Cari makes a motion to accept the outline of fees presented by Sealander Architects. Barbara seconds. All in favor. Approved.
● Barbara asks Sealander to go ahead and draw up a contract. The board will schedule a workshop with Sealander for July 3rd to discuss the overall program with Sealander, so they may begin on their drawings. Mike asked the board to provide any areas of interests we may have obtained from the other interviews and bring them to the table for the new drawings. Some areas discussed were: Mechanical ventilation, changing the entrance as currently drawn up to essentially remain in the center of the building, and the possibility of adding a bathroom to the second floor. These areas to be further discussed in the next meeting.
● Approval of Transfer of Funds to Special Education Reserve: Barbara moves to transfer $3500 to the Emergency Special Education Reserve as directed in the 2013-2014 budget. Cari seconds. All in favor. Approved.
● Barbara moves to extend Heather Webster’s contract for the next school year 2014-2015 with a salary of $22,277.00 for 60 days a year. Cari seconds. All in favor. Approved.

VIII. Executive Session Pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(A): Personnel Evaluation
The meeting moved into Executive Session at 10:42 am.
The meeting moved back to Public Session at 10:55 am.

VII. Adjournment. Barbara moves to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 am. Kelly seconds. All in favor. Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
Kelly Sanborn, Secretary