MAY 08, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE A PAVING CONTRACT WITH E. J. PAVING OF METHUEN, MA, FOR PAVING NEEDS AT LEDGE STREET, BICENTENNIAL, AND PENNICHUCK MIDDLE SCHOOL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $164,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE FOR PAVING TO BE DONE AT NHS NORTH WITH E. J. PAVING OF METHUEN, MA,  IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000, ACCOUNT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE SINGLE AUDIT FOR YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2016,  AND THE QUARTERLY CREDIT CARD REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IHCD – ADVANCED COURSE WORK/ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY GCI – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & RESCIND POPPS 2360.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY ECA – DISTRICT SECURITY.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY ECAF – USE OF CAMERAS ON SCHOOL BUSES & RESCIND POPPS 5421.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE CHERRIE FULTON AS PRINCIPAL OF DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $98,750, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2017.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE TEACHER / PRINCIPAL RE-NOMINATION LIST DATED MAY 8, 2017.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS MIDDLE SCHOOL RESOURCE ADOPTION AS RECOMMENDED.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-2;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)




APRIL 10, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE AMENDMENT, TO REMOVE $150,000 FROM THE SALARY CONTINGENCY LINE.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1;  Nay: Mr. Farrington)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD THE THREE MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS BACK INTO THE BUDGET, AT A COST OF $150,000, AND REMOVE $150,000 FROM THE SALARY CONTINGENCY LINE, MAKING IT BUDGET NEUTRAL.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Farrington)
 
MS.  HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD, “AND CHARGE PARENTS WHO DON’T QUALIFY FOR FREE & REDUCED LUNCH, $70 PER WEEK FOR ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN.”  
Motion Fails by roll call.  (3-6;  Yes:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO ADD $150,000 TO THE BUDGET IN ORDER TO HIRE 4 CUSTODIANS.
Motion Fails by roll call.  (2-7;  Yes: Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE FY2018 BUDGET, AT AN INCREASE OF 2.01%.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO SAY THAT THIS CONVERSATION WILL NOT START UNTIL OUR NEW SUPERINTENDENT HAS JOINED US.  SO VOTED.  (5-4)
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE THAT THE BUDGET COMMITTEE DISCUSS AND APPROVE THE BUDGET PROCESS FOR NEXT YEAR, AFTER THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT HAS JOINED US.  SO VOTED.
 


APRIL 03, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE AMENDMENT, TO REMOVE $150,000 FROM THE SALARY CONTINGENCY LINE.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1;  Nay: Mr. Farrington)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD THE THREE MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS BACK INTO THE BUDGET, AT A COST OF $150,000, AND REMOVE $150,000 FROM THE SALARY CONTINGENCY LINE, MAKING IT BUDGET NEUTRAL.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Farrington)
 
MS.  HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD, “AND CHARGE PARENTS WHO DON’T QUALIFY FOR FREE & REDUCED LUNCH, $70 PER WEEK FOR ALL DAY KINDERGARTEN.”  
Motion Fails by roll call.  (3-6;  Yes:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO ADD $150,000 TO THE BUDGET IN ORDER TO HIRE 4 CUSTODIANS.
Motion Fails by roll call.  (2-7;  Yes: Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE FY2018 BUDGET, AT AN INCREASE OF 2.01%.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO SAY THAT THIS CONVERSATION WILL NOT START UNTIL OUR NEW SUPERINTENDENT HAS JOINED US.  SO VOTED.  (5-4)
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE THAT THE BUDGET COMMITTEE DISCUSS AND APPROVE THE BUDGET PROCESS FOR NEXT YEAR, AFTER THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT HAS JOINED US.  SO VOTED.
 


MARCH 27, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED MARCH 16, 2017.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (Abstained:  Ms. Oden)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE NHS NORTH RAISED BEDS PROJECT – NH FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED READING GARDEN/PEACEFUL PLAYGROUND (WITH PRIVATE FUNDING).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE, PENDING THE REVIEW/APPROVAL BY CITY RISK MANAGEMENT, THE CONTRACT AT NHSS WITH JEANNE D’ARC CREDIT UNION.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POLICY KBC – DRUG AND ALCOHOL RESOURCES AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POLICY EBCB – FIRE SAFETY, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO RESCIND POLICY 6410 – FIRE SAFETY.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE MACHINING AND MANUFACTURING ALGEBRA 1 PILOT PROGRAM, AS PRESENTED TO THE C&E COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE A DONATION FROM THE JT FORTIN FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM TO THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT TOTALING $1665.78.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE A $1000 DONATION FROM THE ARBY’S FOUNDATION TO FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL TO SUPPORT ENDING CHILDHOOD HUNGER.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO ALLOW THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT TO MAKE THE REGULAR HOURLY EMPLOYEE STAFF WHOLE FOR THE TWO DAYS OF WAIVED SCHOOL.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-0;  Mr. Farrington Abstained)
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO PUT RECESS BEFORE LUNCH, ON THE NEXT BOE AGENDA.  SO VOTED.
 


MARCH 23, 2017

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO ELECT DR. JAMAL MOSLEY AS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2017 THROUGH  JUNE 30, 2021 AT A STARTING SALARY OF $158,750.
 SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL. (5-3; Nay: Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Farrington)
 


MARCH 13, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE NEWLY REVISED 2017-2018 SCHOOL CALENDAR.
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE 14-MINUTE EXTENSION TO THE END OF THE SCHOOL DAY, BEGINNING MARCH 20TH 2017, AND TO COMMUNICATE IT TO THE NTU AND THE PUBLIC.
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO DIRECT ADMINISTRATION TO SUBMIT A 2-DAY WAIVER REQUEST TO THE NH DOE.
SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO CHALLENGE THE CHAIR’S DECISION.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
(5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO AMEND THE MOTION BY REMOVING “AND BOE MEMBERS”. 
Motion Fails by roll call.  (4-5;  Yes:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE ILBAS POLICY TO READ, “PRINCIPALS AND BOE MEMBERS MAY INSPECT AND REVIEW STUDENT ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS, AND IF AVAILABLE, THE TEST MAKER’S SUGGESTED ANSWERS.”
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL. 
(5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO ALLOW MR. HALLOWELL, MR. COFFMAN AND MR. DONOVAN TO REACH OUT TO CLEARWAY AND DISCUSS THEIR CONTRACT WITH THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 

 
FEBRUARY 27, 2017

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE FOLLOWING COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE BOARD: 
FY2018 BUDGET PREPARATION MEMO FROM MAYOR JIM DONCHESS DATED 2/22/17
FY2018 BUDGET PREPARATION MEMO FROM MAYOR JIM DONCHESS DATED 1/20/17.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER  TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) CHROME BOOK CARTS, WITH ASSOCIATED CHROME BOOKS AND SOFTWARE, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $13,500.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (7-1;  Nay:  Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO RECOMMEND TO THE BOA,  THE BONDING OF $1,180,900 FOR THE FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ROOFING PROJECTS
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POLICY JIC – STUDENT BEHAVIOR STANDARDS, AS AMENDED.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POLICY IKF – HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION-CIVICS REQUIREMENT, TO INCLUDE THE SECOND PARAGRAPH ON PAGE TWO (2), AS AMENDED.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE TO SAY IN THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES, THAT STUDENTS WHO OBTAIN A PASSING GRADE ON THIS COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CIVICS CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT DESIGNATING THEIR LEVEL OF PROFICIENCY.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-1; Nay: Mr. Hallowell)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE K-5 GUIDANCE SCOPE AND SEQUENCE PROGRESSION OF LEARNING AS PRESENTED.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-2;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE K-8 TECHNOLOGY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE PROGRESSION OF LEARNING AS PRESENTED.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY ILBAS, STATEWIDE ASSESSMENTS AS AMENDED. 
Motion fails by roll call.  (4-4-; Yes:  Ms. Oden, Dr. Murotake, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL CALENDAR, AS AMENDED TONIGHT. 
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 


FEBRUARY 22, 2017

MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED TO MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE SURVEYING THE PARENTS BEFORE A FINAL DECISION IS MADE.
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (2-5;  Aye:  Mr. Coffman, Ms. Hohensee)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT ADMINISTRATION GO BACK AND TALK TO MR. MARCOUX REPRESENTING THE 4 UNIONS, AND SEE IF CAN CHANGE THE AMOUNT OF TIME THAT STUDENTS ARE GOING TO SCHOOL IN THE MORNING.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL
 


JANUARY 30, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO RECOMMEND THAT THE
BOA ADJUST THE JULIA WARD FUND (R-09-193) TO ALLOW THE $3,000 IN FUNDS TO BE EXPENDED FOR A MEMORIAL MURAL AT AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO EXPEND PERKINS FUNDS FOR THE CTE PROGRAM TO PURCHASE A GARMENT PRINTER WITH A FASHION PRO SOFTWARE LICENSE AT A COST OF $19,995, AND A SNAP-ON DIAGNOSTIC SCAN TOOL/SOLUS EDGE CERTIFICATION KIT AT A COST OF $18,611.33.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO EXPEND $5,500 FROM THE CTE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND FOR THE PURCHASE OF CHAIRS FOR THE NHS SOUTH CAREER CENTER.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE CONTRACTING WITH ARM AS OUR ROOF CONSULTANT, AND APPROVE AN INITIAL PURCHASE ORDER OF $1,900.  SO VOTED.
 
RECOMMEND TO APPROVE TO ANNOUNCE TO THE DISTRICT THE AVAILABILITY OF THE FIRST STUDENT BUS DRAWING CONTEST AND TO ENCOURAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST STUDENT BUS DRAWING CONTEST.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE QUARTERLY CREDIT CARD REPORT, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY ILBAS – STATEWIDE ASSESSMENTS, AS AMENDED, AND READ THIS EVENING.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO ACCEPT A DONATION OF $1,500 TO DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM THE PATTERSON FAMILY FOUNDATION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO ACCEPT A DONATION OF $10,000 TO FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM CROSSWAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO ACCEPT A GRANT FOR $700 TO SUNSET HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY FROM TARGET.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE APPOINTMENT OF MRS. SANDRA ZIEHM AS LIAISON TO MY BROTHER’S KEEPER FOCUS GROUP.  SO VOTED.
 
 

JANUARY 03, 2017

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO RE-REFER POLICY IKF BACK TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE THE UPDATED CHART TO BE INCLUDED WITH POLICY CCA – ORGANIZATIONAL CHART.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ACCEPT A $10,000 DONATION TO NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL NORTH FOOTBALL PROGRAM.  SO VOTED.



DECEMBER 2016

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE SOCIAL STUDIES TEXTBOOKS REFERENCED AT THE 11/21/16 CURRICULUM MEETING, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $100,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEXTBOOK REFERENCED AT THE 11/21/16 CURRICULUM MEETING, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $100,000, AND THE PILOT PRESENTATION FOR CIVICS AND ECONOMICS, AS PRESENTED. .  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO ACCEPT THE FARM-TO-SCHOOL GRANT FOR $30,000 FROM THE NEW HAMPSHIRE FARM-TO-SCHOOL ORGANIZATION FOR A THREE-YEAR PERIOD, 2016-2018.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO ACCEPT THE $2000 DONATION TO AMHERST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM THE EXCHANGE CLUB OF NASHUA YOUTH FUND TO BE USED TO PURCHASE TABLES FOR THE SCHOOL. .  SO VOTED.



NOVEMBER 30, 2016

MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY BAAA – SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES. AS PRESENTED.
Motion Fails by Roll Call.   (2-5:  Yea:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE POLICY 2215 (IKFB) - ADULT EDUCATION – PROGRAM OF STUDIES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE TO APPROVE POLICY IFA – INSTRUCTIONAL NEEDS OF STUDENTS WITH DIFFERENT TALENTS, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE / CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT MEMO AS MODIFIED ON 11/9/2016 .  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF SPLIT AIR CONDITIONERS FOR MT. PLEASANT FOR $29,633 FOR FIVE (5) CLASSROOMS ON THE MAIN FLOOR, ACCOUNT DEFERRED MAINTENANCE 81100.1075.91.16.01.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH HARRIMAN TO DEVELOP AN ANALYSIS OF THE EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS AT MT. PLEASANT AND ELM ST. AT A TOTAL COST NOT TO EXCEED $33,500, ACCOUNT DEFERRED MAINTENANCE 81100.1075.91.16.01. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES MARINE ROBOTICS CHANGES, AS PRESENTED. 
SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY 8216.1 – DISMISSAL, NON-RENOMINATION, REMOVAL OF TEACHERS, WHICH HAS BEEN RENAMED POLICY GCQ.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY 2215, WHICH HAS BEEN RENAMED POLICY IKFB.  SO VOTED.

 

NOVEMBER 14, 2016

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE IMPACT STATEMENT PROCESS AND DRAFT FORM AS PRESENTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT, TO BE IMPLEMENTED AS A PILOT PROGRAM IN JANUARY 2017.  
Motion Fails by roll call.  (3-4; Yes:  Mr. Farrington, Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY IKF,
AS AMENDED. SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY BEDB AS AMENDED. SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY 8216.1 WITH A NEW NAME, GCQ – DISMISSAL, NON RENOMINATION AND REMOVAL OF TEACHERS.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY ILD AS AMENDED, STRIKING “SUCH AS A CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENT”.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE NOMINATION OF DOTTY ODEN TO THE WELLNESS COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO RESCIND POLICY 8213.1 – EVALUATION OF EXTRACURRICULAR ADVISORS AND ATHLETIC COACHES.  SO VOTED.
 
 

NOVEMBER 02, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A GREENHOUSE AT NHS SOUTH.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWO AUTO SCRUBBERS FOR NHS SOUTH, AT A COST OF $24,360, ACCOUNT 99.1.222620 71999.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FORMAL RETAINER AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NSD AND ATTORNEY CLOSSON.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY GCOB AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY IJO AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON MOVED TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING 14 MOTIONS AS APPROVED AT THE 10-24-16 CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE MEETING:   SO VOTED.

  • TO APPROVE THE GRADE 6-8 “FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE” SCOPE & SEQUENCE, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE REDESIGNED COURSE NOW CALLED, “READING FOR SUCCESS” AS PROPOSED.
  • TO APPROVE THE DESCRIPTION CHANGE TO “DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY II”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE DESCRIPTION CHANGE TO “ART HISTORY”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE DESCRIPTION CHANGE TO “ART APPRECIATION”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGES (ONLY) TO LATIN I, FRENCH I AND AP, GERMAN I-IV, SPANISH I AND AP, AND HEALTH I, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE A NEW COURSE TITLED, “ROBOTICS USING VEX”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE A PREREQUISITE ADDITION CALLED “INTO TO ENGINEERING DESIGN”,
  • TO “THE PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING” COURSE, WHICH WILL NOW COUNT AS A MATH EXPERIENCE.
  • TO APPROVE A NEW COURSE CALLED “ELL WORLD STUDIES”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE “MATH EXPERIENCE” GRADUATION REQUIREMENT, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE NEW COURSE, “DISCOVERING COMPUTER SCIENCE”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE REDESIGN OF THE “JROTC PROGRAM”, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE NEW “ELL PHYSICAL SCIENCE” COURSE, AS PRESENTED.
  • TO APPROVE THE AP BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS PREREQUISITE CHANGES, AS PRESENTED.

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE LETTER PRESENTED TO THE BOARD ON OCTOBER 26, 2016.  SO VOTED. 
 


OCTOBER 26, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO RATIFY THE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE NASHUA TEACHER’S UNION. 
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.



OCTOBER 17, 2016

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO SET UP A WORK SESSION TO DISCUSS DR. BROWN’S RECOMMENDATIONS, AND TO HEAR OTHER ADMINISTRATOR’S OBSERVATIONS AND SUGGESTIONS REGARDING BOARD POLICY AND ORGANIZATION.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POLICY GCOA (8213.1) EVALUATION OF ATHLETIC COACHES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY JBAA-R – SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE – STUDENTS APPENDIX, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO RECONSIDER POLICY IKF – HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO SEND POLICY IKF BACK TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE FOR ADDITIONAL DISCUSSION AND REVIEW.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE NOMINATION OF MR. HALLOWELL TO THE CITY OF NASHUA STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT THE $1,000 DONATION FROM CROSSWAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH TO FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO HAVE A SPECIAL BOARD MEETING TO BEGIN THE PROCESS OF A SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO SEND IT TO THE CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO TABLE THE MOTION (AS AMENDED).
So voted by roll call.  (6-2;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HOHENSEE TO REFER THE MOTION, “TO RETURN TO THE PRACTICE OF HAVING A SECOND RECESS FOR ALL STUDENTS” TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  Motion Fails.

 

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA TEACHERS’ UNION FOR THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2017.   SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-0; Ms. Oden Abstained)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE PLANTING OF UP TO TEN (10) TREES AT ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL SUSPENSION WITH YOUTH COUNCIL, FOR A TOTAL OF $61,325,  ACCOUNT #91.1.991100 53600.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT FOR A MASTER’S LEVEL SAP COORDINATOR WITH YOUTH COUNCIL, FOR A TOTAL OF $50,000,  ACCOUNT #91.1.031160 53628 & ACCOUNT #91.1.041160 53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT FOR SOUTHEASTER REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC., FOR A TOTAL OF $81,750,  ACCOUNT # 91.03525.992210 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE AUGUST FY 17 TRANSFER REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO AMEND THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON POPPS POLICY DHA - CONTRACTS/SIGNING AUTHORITY, “THE ADMINISTRATION SHALL PROVIDE A LIST ON AN ANNUAL BASIS SHOWING ALL PURCHASE/CONTRACTS OVER $10,000 TO A SINGLE VENDOR OVER THE LAST SCHOOL YEAR FOR REVIEW BY THE FINANCE AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE”.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY EEAA – VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDING IN SCHOOL CLASSROOMS, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IKF – HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE THE AMENDED POPPS POLICY JLCAI – EYE CLINICS, TO GIVE THE ADMINISTRATION MORE FLEXIBILITY.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO POSTPONE THE PENDING MOTION AS AMENDED, UNTIL SUCH TIME AS ADMINISTRATION CAN PROVIDE THE BOARD WITH INFORMATION TO MAKE A MORE INFORMED DECISION, INCLUDING THE COST OF THE NEEDED X2 UPGRADES, THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THESE UPGRADES, AND A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF THE EXISTING PILOT PROGRAM WITH DATA TO INDICATE HOW THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN IMPROVING LEARNING.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-3;  Nay:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Farrington, Dr. Murotake)

MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO POSTPONE THE PENDING MOTION AS AMENDED, UNTIL SUCH TIME AS ADMINISTRATION CAN PROVIDE THE BOARD WITH INFORMATION TO MAKE A MORE INFORMED DECISION, INCLUDING THE COST OF THE NEEDED X2 UPGRADES, THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THESE UPGRADES, AND A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF THE EXISTING PILOT PROGRAM WITH DATA TO INDICATE HOW THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN IMPROVING LEARNING. 
Motion Fails by roll call.  (5-3:  Ayes:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO AMEND THE MOTION BY REMOVING “TO BE PILOTED IN TERM 3 OF THIS YEAR.”  
Motion Fails by roll call.  (4-4; Nay: Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington,
Dr. Murotake)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO MOVE FORWARD WITH DESIGNING THE NEW REPORT CARD OF ACADEMICS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN STANDARDS AND COMPETENCIES IN ORDER TO HAVE CONSISTENT GRADING ACROSS ALL GRADE LEVELS IN NASHUA, TO BE PILOTED IN TERM 3 OF THIS YEAR WITH REPORTS ON THE PROGRESS TO THE COMMITTEE THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR.  
Motion Fails by roll call.  (4-4; Ayes: Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington,
Dr. Murotake)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY TO APPROVE LAURI ROTHHAUS AS INTERIM ADULT EDUCATION DIRECTOR AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $83,000, (PRO-RATED 80% - $66,400). SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE A $600 DONATION TO BICENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY FROM MENTOR GRAPHICS. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE A $1000 DONATION TO LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY FROM CROSSWAY CHURCH. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO TRANSFER THE OVERSIGHT OF THE MOUNT PLEASANT AND ELM STREET SCHOOL PROJECTS TO THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS COMMITTEE.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY TO APPOINT IAN ATWELL AND JULIA OLIVER BABB TO THE EDMUND KEEFE AUDITORIUM COMMISSION.   SO VOTED.
 

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE NON-AFFILIATED STAFF PROPOSED FY 2017 ANNUAL INCREASE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE REVISED JOB DESCRIPTION OF STACY HYNES.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.   
SO VOTED.

 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO ALLOW UP TO THREE BOARD MEMBERS ON THE (BRENTWOOD PROGRAM RELOCATION) COMMITTEE AND HAVE DR. BROWN CONTINUE TO ORGANIZE AND RUN THE COMMITTEE.   SO VOTED.
 


AUGUST 22, 2016

MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO ACCEPT THE SKATEBOARD PARK PLAN PROPOSED BY MAYOR DONCHESS, INCLUDING FORMALIZING THE MAINTENANCE RESPONSIBILITY.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CTE PURCHASES IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,918.72 FROM THE CTE CAPITAL RESERVE, FOR THE LAPTOPS FOR THE COMPUTER NETWORKING PROGRAM AND TO UPDATE THE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPUTER LAB.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE INVOICES OVER $10,000 REPORT; TO APPROVE, ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE ERA FINAL RESULTS AND THE JUNE FY16 TRANSFER REPORT.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT A BICENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION TO CHANGE THE POLICY TITLE TO: “SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER INDEMNIFICATION.”   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE POLICY EIE, SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER INDEMNIFICATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE ADAM ROZUMEK AS INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL FOR PENNICHUCK MIDDLE SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $83,000.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE THE BOE SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND SUB-COMMITTEE 2017 MEETING SCHEDULE.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED AUGUST 22, 2016 AS AMENDED.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH UNIT C, SECRETARIES FROM THE NASHUA TEACHERS UNION, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE POLICY BCA – SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER ETHICS, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE POLICY BCA-R – SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER ETHICS (APPENDIX) AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE POLICY GBEA – PROFESSIONAL ETHICS, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE POLICY BCB – BOARD MEMBER CONFLICT OF INTEREST, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE POLICY 8214.5 –   EMPLOYEE CONFLICT OF INTEREST, AS AMENDED AND RENAME IT TO POLICY GCOI.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO RESCIND POLICY 8214.5 –  EMPLOYEE CONFLICT OF INTEREST.   SO VOTED.
 


AUGUST 8, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON THAT IN LIGHT OF THE PELRB’S DECISION REGARDING THE AFSCME CONTRACT DISPUTE, THE BOARD TAKE BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS:  1) IMMEDIATELY BEGIN NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE AFSCME UNION; AND 2) IMMEDIATELY TAKE WHATEVER ACTIONS ARE NEEDED TO APPEAL THE PELRB’S DECISION TO THE NH SUPREME COURT, TO PRESERVE THE BOARD’S RIGHTS.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3; Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm) 
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL THAT THIS BOARD ENDORSE AND APPROVE THE CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADING SYSTEM FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1; Nay:  Ms. Hohensee)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE ACCEPTANCE OF $5,470 FROM THE HULLINGER FAMILY FOUNDATION.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE IRS AUDIT.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE WATER TESTING RESULTS.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TRANE AIR CONDITIONING UNITS FOR MT. PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,100 AND TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING CONTRACTS FOR FY2017:  MULTI-STATE BILLING FOR 9% OF BILLING; CLARK ASSOCIATES FOR $720,000;  AMY MCCARTNEY DBA ABC PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR $180,000;  BOOTHBY THERAPY SERVICES FOR $30,000;  CARROLL CENTER FOR THE BLIND FOR $50,000; TERESA BOLICK, PHD, LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST FOR $20,000;  TEACHTOWN, INC. FOR $18,480; RETHINK AUTISM, INC. FOR $12,700; ADULT LEARNING CENTER-CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR $296,167;  ADULT LEARNING CENTER-CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR $295,093.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELECT KELLY HOLMES, INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE
AUGUST 9, 2016, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $83,000.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE NASHUA DISTRICT’S GRANT APPLICATION FOR $44,711.00 NHDOE PRE-ENGINEERING:  CURRICULUM & PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT GRANT (PMS = $14,879; EMS = $14,916; FMS = $14,916).
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.



JULY 13, 2016

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE PATRICIA SNOW, AS PRINCIPAL OF MOUNT PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FOR THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $96,000 ($93,415.38 PRO-RATED), EFFECTIVE JULY 12, 2016.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-1;  Nay:  Mr. Hallowell,  Abstained: Ms. Oden)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE MS. SEUSING AS A SUBSTITUTE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, AT A PER DIEM RATE OF $439.12 FOR UP TO 20 DAYS.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE FY2016 4TH QUARTER GIFTS AND GRANTS REPORT.
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF DR. CORNELIA BROWN AS INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT, FROM AUGUST 13, 2016 TO JUNE 30, 2017, WITH AN ADDITIONAL 5 DAYS FOR TRANSITION,  AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $154,000 PRO RATED, AND AN ANNUAL HOUSING ALLOWANCE OF $10,000.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
 


JULY 11, 2016

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE PATRICIA SNOW, AS PRINCIPAL OF MOUNT PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FOR THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $96,000 ($93,415.38 PRO-RATED), EFFECTIVE JULY 12, 2016.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-1;  Nay:  Mr. Hallowell,  Abstained: Ms. Oden)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE MS. SEUSING AS A SUBSTITUTE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, AT A PER DIEM RATE OF $439.12 FOR UP TO 20 DAYS.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE FY2016 4TH QUARTER GIFTS AND GRANTS REPORT.
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF DR. CORNELIA BROWN AS INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT, FROM AUGUST 13, 2016 TO JUNE 30, 2017, WITH AN ADDITIONAL 5 DAYS FOR TRANSITION, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $154,000 PRO RATED, AND AN ANNUAL HOUSING ALLOWANCE OF $10,000.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 



JUNE 29, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELIMINATE THE CTE CAPITAL RESERVE ALLOCATION FOR $125,000;  ELIMINATE SUMMER INTERNS FOR $12,000;  DON’T IMPLEMENT THE NEW SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR $34,020;  DON’T IMPLEMENT THE NEW LUCY CALKINS UNITS OF READING FOR $52,000;   DON’T INCREASE CROSSING GUARD COMPENSATION FOR $10,000;  REDUCE THE NUMBER OF NEW PARAEDUCATOR POSITIONS BY 4 FOR A SAVINGS OF $60,000;  REDUCE THE DISCOVERY STREAMING AND OTHER SOFTWARE REVISIONS FOR $20,000;  ELIMINATE THE 2ND NEW SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING POSITION FOR $50,000;  ELIMINATE THE NEW ELEMENTARY HEALTH TEACHING POSITION FOR $45,815;  AND REDUCE THE TELEPHONE LINES BY $15,044,  FOR A TOTAL SAVINGS OF $428,879, AND A BUDGET OF $104,684,156.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-2;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
 


JUNE 27, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED MEMORIAL AT NHS NORTH.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE SHED PROJECT AT NHS NORTH.   SO VOTED.  
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ALLOW THIS ADMINISTRATION TO BEGIN FILLING TEACHING POSITIONS AND TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE MATH TEXTBOOKS.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1;  Nay: Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE TITLE 1 CARRY-OVER FUND PURCHASES IN THE AMOUNT OF $943,721.52,  AS INDICATED IN THE LETTER FROM MR. FARRENKOPF DATED JUNE 14, 2016.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE CAPITAL RESERVE SPENDING REQUESTS, AS INDICATED IN THE LETTER FROM
MR. SMITH DATED JUNE 8, 2016.   SO VOTED.      
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE $1,000 UNRESTRICTED GIFT TO BICENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE IT PURCHASE OF ELL CHROMEBOOKS, FUNDED BY TITLE III.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE $285,973.71 FOR TECHNOLOGY PURCHASES, AS OUTLINED IN THE MEMO FROM MR. FARRENKOPF DATED 6/14/16.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE AN IT NETWORK UPGRADE EXPENDITURE, WITH END-OF-THE YEAR FUNDS NOT TO EXCEED $125,000.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT RENTAL FEES, POLICY KF, AS AMENDED, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE EXPENDITURES OUTLINED IN THE MEMO FROM HARRIMAN, DATED 5/25/16, IN THE AMOUNT OF $92,000.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE FIRST CHURCH OF NASHUA, FOR TITLE I PRESCHOOL IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,168.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH SERESC FOR BRENTWOOD, NOT TO EXCEED $123,260 FOR THE COMING SCHOOL YEAR.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH D&M STRIPING IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,000.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE MAY FY16 TRANSFERS AS PRESENTED.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO UPDATE POLICY KF AS DESIGNATED BY THE POLICY COMMITTEE.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE IAN ATWELL, INTERIM PRINCIPAL, ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $95,500.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
 

JUNE 13, 2016  

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ALLOW THIS ADMINISTRATION TO BEGIN FILLING TEACHING POSITIONS AND TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE MATH TEXTBOOKS.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1;  Nay: Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE TITLE 1 CARRY-OVER FUND PURCHASES IN THE AMOUNT OF $943,721.52,  AS INDICATED IN THE LETTER FROM MR. FARRENKOPF DATED JUNE 14, 2016.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE CAPITAL RESERVE SPENDING REQUESTS, AS INDICATED IN THE LETTER FROM MR. SMITH DATED JUNE 8, 2016.   SO VOTED.      
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE $1,000 UNRESTRICTED GIFT TO BICENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.   SO VOTED.
 



MAY 31, 2016

MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE BOARD POLICY ILBAS – STATEWIDE ASSESSMENTS.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE POLICY BEDB – AGENDA PREPARATION AND DISSEMINATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POLICY BAAA – SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR, MUROTAKE TO AMEND THE MOTION AS FOLLOWS: TO CONTINUE WITH COURSE COMPETENCIES, AND TO RESTORE THE OLD GRADE BOOK WITH THE 100 POINT GRADING SYSTEM AND TO KEEP THE REPORT CARD GRADING SYSTEM WITH LETTER GRADES FROM A+ TO F. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-3; Nay:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Mosher)
 
Ms. Oden moved, seconded by Mrs. Ziehm to table the motion.  
Motion fails by roll call.  (4-4; Nay: Mr. Farrington, Ms. Hohensee, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR, MUROTAKE TO CONTINUE WITH COURSE COMPETENCIES, AND TO RESTORE THE OLD GRADE BOOK WITH THE 100 POINT GRADING SYSTEM AND TO KEEP THE REPORT CARD GRADING SYSTEM WITH LETTER GRADES FROM A+ TO F.  Motion fails by roll call.  (4-4; Nay: Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mrs. Ziehm
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELECT THOMAS CASEY AS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL NORTH AT AN ANNUAL SALARY
OF $82,500.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELECT LORI COUTU AS DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE FOR NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $83,025, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELECT JAMES BROWN DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE FOR NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL NORTH, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $82,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING JOB DESCRIPTIONS AS AMENDED:  THE PRINCIPAL JOB DESCRIPTION, THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL JOB DESCRIPTION, THE ELEMENTARY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL/CURRICULUM SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION, AND THE CURRICULUM SPECIALIST JOB DESCRIPTION.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF MARY-FRANCES TINTLE, PRINCIPAL MOUNT PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2016.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE MICHAEL FREDERICKSEN FOR INTERIM ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $107,250.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE A $5000 KINDER MORGAN FOUNDATION GRANT TO THE AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY. 
SO VOTED.

 
 


MAY 09, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO EXPEND $1,146,336 FROM THE SCHOOL CAPITAL RESERVE FUNDS TO ADDRESS CAPITAL NEEDS AND FOR ADDITIONAL A/C UNITS AT FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL, BIRCH HILL, MAIN DUNSTABLE, AND MOUNT PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE USE OF $88,000 FROM THE CTE CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNT TO PURCHASE FURNITURE AND COVER THE STRUCTURAL CHANGES FOR THE COSMETOLOGY PROGRAM UPGRADE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS, NOT TO EXCEED $71,000 FOR THE EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS IN OUR NON-TITLE I ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, ACCOUNT 91.1.992225 71221. 
SO VOTED.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF STAGE LIGHTING AT KEEFE AUDITORIUM IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,087, ACCOUNT 91.TF91.7565.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH PERFORMANCE REHAB IN THE AMOUNT OF $54,240 PER YEAR FOR THE YEARS 2016-2018, ACCOUNT 91.03/041408 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD (SREB) FOR MATH CURRICULUM IN OUR CTE PROGRAM, $23,450, ACCOUNT 91.3800.042210 (91.03906.042210).  
SO VOTED.  (Ms. Oden abstained)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE JUNE 30, 2015 CITY AUDIT AND THE STUDENT ACTIVITY FUNDS AUDIT.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO REFER THE PRICING PAGE FOR POLICY KF TO THE FINANCE AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE AMENDED TEXT, WITHOUT THE FINANCES FOR POLICY KF.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RENAME POLICY 8213 TO POLICY GCO – EVALUATION OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO SEND POLICY 8213.1 – EVALUATION OF EXTRACURRICULAR ADVISORS & ATHLETIC COACHES TO THE HR COMMITTEE, AS AMENDED. SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POLICY JJJA – EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ELIGIBILITY AND ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS, AS AMENDED. 
SO VOTED.

 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POLICY JJJA-R AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO SELECT EUREKA MATH PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, AS RECOMMENDED BY ADMINISTRATION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION BY ADDING FOREIGN LANGUAGE AS A RECOVERY COURSE OPTION, CONTINGENT UPON STAFF AVAILABILITY; AND TO ADD A $50 CAP FOR ANY STUDENT NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FREE & REDUCED LUNCH.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO RECOMMEND BOARD APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSAL FOR SUMMER POST-COURSE RECOVERY FOR SUMMER 2016 AS AMENDED THIS EVENING.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION TO BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO ELECT ABBY ST. PIERRE AS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $73,500 EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE REVISED PRINCIPAL DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION SYSTEM.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE TEACHER/PRINCIPAL RE-NOMINATION LIST DATED MAY 5, 2016.  SO VOTED.
 
Ms. Hohensee moved, seconded by Mr. Coffman to take the motion: To begin negotiations with the NSD Custodial Union, from the table. 
Motion Fails by roll call.  (4-5; Yes:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION FOR CREATING A SPECIAL REVENUE FUND FOR SCHOOL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) TUITION FEES.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON THAT THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION, IN A MAJORITY VOTE, ACCEPTED THE TERMS OF THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT (EMPG) AS PRESENTED, IN THE AMOUNT OF $24,000.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF SECURITY CAMERAS & NETWORK VIDEO RECORDER.  FURTHERMORE, THE BOARD ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE TOTAL COST OF THIS PROJECT WILL BE $48,000.00, IN WHICH THE CITY WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR A 50% MATCH ($24,000.00 IN THE FORM OF IN-KIND SERVICES).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON THAT THE BOARD AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO SIGN THE GRANT ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, WITH A NOTARY PRESENT.  SO VOTED.
 
 

APRIL 11, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF 10 UNIT VENTILATORS FOR BIRTH HILL AND FOR MAIN DUNSTABLE, AND THE ROOFTOP FOR A COST OF $83,994 OUT OF THE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE ACCOUNT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE UP TO $125,000 FOR FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL AIR HANDLING UNITS, USING FUNDS FROM DEFERRED MAINTENANCE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE EMPG GRANT OF $24,189.47 WITH OUR PORTION BEING $12,094.74 OF IN-KIND SERVICES.  SO VOTED. 
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO RECOMMEND THAT THE BOARD SUPPORTS THE EXPLORATION OF MOVING ITS DISTRICT OFFICES FROM LEDGE STREET TO BURKE STREET.  AS PART OF THAT EFFORT:  THE BOARD OF EDUCATION REQUESTS THAT THE MAYOR CONVENE A COMMITTEE TO EXAMINE THE STAFFING, STORAGE AND GARAGE NEEDS OF ALL POTENTIAL DEPARTMENTS;  THE CITY SHOULD UTILIZE A SINGLE ARCHITECT TO MAKE SURE THE FACILITY IS WELL-DESIGNED;  THE CITY SHOULD LOOK TO CONSOLIDATE ADMINISTRATIVE SPACE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: A SINGLE RECEPTIONIST, A COMMON EATING/BREAK AREA, SOME SHARED CONFERENCE ROOM SPACE;  AND THE PROCESS AND RATIONALE FOR SPACE AND STAFFING CONSIDERATIONS SHOULD BE COLLABORATIVE AND TRANSPARENT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE AD HOC CUSTODIAL RFP COMMITTEE FOR PHASE III, AND ASK THAT THE BOARD SET UP A MEETING WITH OUR ATTORNEY TO CONFER ON LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO REFER THE REVIEW OF COMPETENCY SURVEY RESULTS TO THE CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (8-1;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED MS. VAN TWUYVER BY TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE, THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT THIRD QUARTER GRANTS/GIFTS REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO SEND THE BLOCK SCHEDULING DISCUSSION TO THE CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
 

MARCH 30, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (7-0;  Ms. Oden abstained)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO REVISIT KEEPING SCHOOLS OPENED ON PRIMARY DAY, WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER PRIMARY DAY THIS YEAR.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY  MS. HOHENSEE TO RESCIND EGA-R – RESPONSIBLE USE GUIDELINES – INTERNET (DUPLICATE OF IJNDB-R APPROVED 2/29/16).  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY TO MS. HOHENSEE TO RESCIND EBBC – EMERGENCY CARE AND FIRST AID (DUPLICATE OF JLCE APPROVED 1/25/16).  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY  MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE GRADE
6-12 PRE-ENGINEERING SCOPE AND SEQUENCE PROGRESSION OF LEARNING.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE NOMINATION OF STACY BACHELDER, PRINCIPAL, BROAD STREET ELEMENTARY, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $90,000.
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL CALENDAR.  SO VOTED.
 
 


MARCH 14, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE REPURPOSING OF THE CAPITAL RESERVE FUNDS REMAINING FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM FLOORING ($228,956.44), TO THE SUNSET HEIGHTS PROJECT.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE A NEW SIX (6) YEAR LEASE FOR COPIERS WITH SPC AS PRESENTED.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE FEBRUARY FY16 TRANSFER REPORT.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO NOMINATE SHARON COFFEY, PRINCIPAL FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE MARCH 14, 2016 AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $95,000.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1; Nay:  Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RECONSIDER THE MOTION TO ACCEPT THE $20,000 VERIZON GRANT TO AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RECONSIDER THE MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS FROM JULY 1, 2016 THROUGH
JUNE 30, 2018. 
Motion Fails by roll call.  (4-5;  Yes:  Ms. Hohensee, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE NASHUA HIGH SOUTH / PELHAM CO-OP HOCKEY TEAM, FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
 

 
FEBRUARY 29, 2016

MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE THAT WE RECONVENE THE
AD HOC COMMITTEE TO COMPLETE THEIR EVALUATION AND PUT FORTH A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO INCREASE THE COST OF SCHOOL LUNCH BY $0.10 AT THE ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS, AND BY $0.15 AT THE HIGH SCHOOLS.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ACCEPT THE QUARTERLY CREDIT CARD REPORT AND PLACE IT ON FILE.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IKC, FULL TIME STUDENT, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IJNDB-R, RESPONSIBLE USE GUIDELINES – INTERNET – NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT, AS AMENDED.  
SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED REVISIONS TO THE TEACHER DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION SYSTEM.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4:  Nay:  Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Coffman, Mr. Hallowell)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL ACCEPT THE RETIREMENT OF OUR ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT, MS. SEUSING.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE $20,000 VERIZON GRANT TO AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.   
Motion Fails by roll call.  (4-5; Yes:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Hallowell)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO RECONSIDER THE MOTION TO ACCEPT THE $20,000 VERIZON GRANT AT THE NEXT FULL BOARD MEETING, AS THE FIRST AGENDA ITEM.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE NSD APPLICATION FOR $2M NHDOE 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER GRANT PROGRAM.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO ADOPT THIS SURVEY QUESTION THAT YOU WERE HANDED OUT, AND THE EXPLANATION OF VOTING AND BALLOT COLLECTION. 
Motion Fails by roll call.   (4-5; Yes:  Ms. Hohensee, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE THAT THE ISSUE OF INVESTIGATING ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT STAFFING OPPORTUNITIES BE SENT TO THE HR COMMITTEE FOR CONSIDERATION. 
Motion Fails by roll call.   (4-5; Yes:  Ms. Hohensee, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS FROM JULY 1, 2016 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (6-3; Nay:  Mr. Mosher, Ms. Hohensee, Mrs. Ziehm)
 


FEBRRUAY 29, 2016 (Special BOE)

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT’S PROPOSED HIRING PROCESS AND TIMELINE FOR HIRING TWO ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENTS.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)



FEBRUARY 15, 2016

MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO AMEND THE MOTION AS FOLLOWS:  THE BOARD WOULD LIKE TO ASK HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION:  “DO YOU, AS PROFESSIONALS, WISH TO ONCE AGAIN BE IN CHARGE OF REPORTING OUT STUDENT GRADES IN WHATEVER MANNER YOU CHOOSE USING THE TRADITIONAL GRADE BOOK ON X2?   NUMBERED BALLOTS AND ENVELOPES SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE DISTRICT TEACHERS WHO THEN CHECK OFF A LIST OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS.  BALLOTS WILL BE COLLECTED BY UNION REPRESENTATIVES AND THEN HANDED OVER TO THE BOARD PRESIDENT IN ENVELOPES INDIVIDUALLY SEALED BY TEACHERS.”
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Hallowell)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD THAT “THE SURVEY WOULD BE TAKEN AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.”
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO TAKE THE SURVEY AT THE END OF MARCH.
Motion fails by roll call.  (4-5;  Yes:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
Voting on Motion as Amended:
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN THAT THE BOARD WOULD LIKE TO ASK HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION, AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR:  “DO YOU, AS PROFESSIONALS, WISH TO ONCE AGAIN BE IN CHARGE OF REPORTING OUT STUDENT GRADES IN WHATEVER MANNER YOU CHOOSE USING THE TRADITIONAL GRADE BOOK ON X2?   NUMBERED BALLOTS AND ENVELOPES SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE DISTRICT TEACHERS WHO THEN CHECK OFF A LIST OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS.  BALLOTS WILL BE COLLECTED BY UNION REPRESENTATIVES AND THEN HANDED OVER TO THE BOARD PRESIDENT IN ENVELOPES INDIVIDUALLY SEALED BY TEACHERS.”
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO JUST ASK THE QUESTION, “WOULD YOU LIKE TO RESTORE THE OLD GRADING SYSTEM?”  AND HAVE THEM EMAILED TO THE BOARD PRESIDENT, TO GET THE DATA POINT.
Motion fails by roll call.  (1-8;  Yes:  Ms. Hohensee)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO RECONSIDER THE MOTION THAT WE PASSED EARLIER THIS EVENING, WHICH WAS: TO ASK HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION, AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR:  “DO YOU, AS PROFESSIONALS, WISH TO ONCE AGAIN BE IN CHARGE OF REPORTING OUT STUDENT GRADES IN WHATEVER MANNER YOU CHOOSE USING THE TRADITIONAL GRADE BOOK ON X2?  NUMBERED BALLOTS AND ENVELOPES SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE DISTRICT TEACHERS WHO THEN CHECK OFF A LIST OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS.  BALLOTS WILL BE COLLECTED BY UNION REPRESENTATIVES AND THEN HANDED OVER TO THE BOARD PRESIDENT IN ENVELOPES INDIVIDUALLY SEALED BY TEACHERS.”
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
Re-Voting on Original Motion:
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN THAT THE BOARD WOULD LIKE TO ASK HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION, AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR:  “DO YOU, AS PROFESSIONALS, WISH TO ONCE AGAIN BE IN CHARGE OF REPORTING OUT STUDENT GRADES IN WHATEVER MANNER YOU CHOOSE USING THE TRADITIONAL GRADE BOOK ON X2?   NUMBERED BALLOTS AND ENVELOPES SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE DISTRICT TEACHERS WHO THEN CHECK OFF A LIST OF HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS.  BALLOTS WILL BE COLLECTED BY UNION REPRESENTATIVES AND THEN HANDED OVER TO THE BOARD PRESIDENT IN ENVELOPES INDIVIDUALLY SEALED BY TEACHERS.”  
Motion Fails by roll call.   (2-7;   Yes:  Ms. Hohensee, Mr. Coffman)
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE, THAT THE NSD SHALL COUNT ALL COMMUNICATIONS, WHETHER BY LETTER, EMAIL, OR PHONE CALL FROM A PARENT OR GUARDIAN, TO EXCUSE THE ABSENCE OF A STUDENT FROM SCHOOL ON THE DAYS THAT THE STUDENT IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE EITHER THE SBA OR THE SAT’S, AS AN EXCUSED ABSENCE, WITH NO PENALTY TO THE STUDENT OR THE PARENT.  FURTHER, UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH A COMMUNICATION THE DISTRICT HALL NOT RESCHEDULE THE STUDENT FOR A MAKE-UP EXAMINATION AT A LATER DATE, AS IT NORMALLY WOULD IN CASES OF SICKNESS, ETC.  STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOL WHILE EXEMPTED BY THEIR PARENT FROM THE STATEWIDE ASSESSMENT, SHALL BE DIRECTED TO A MONITORED AREA SUCH AS A STUDY HALL AND PROVIDED AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Mosher)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE LETTER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO SEND THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL CALENDAR TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS CLOSING SCHOOL ON PRIMARY DAY. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;  Nay:  Mr. Farrington, Mr. Hallowell)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE FY 2016 SECOND QUARTER REPORT ON GRANTS AND GIFTS.   SO VOTED.
 
 

JANUARY 25, 2016

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE A 5-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH CHAMPION’S CHOICE, INC. TO PURCHASE UNIFORMS AND ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT FOR THE SCHOOLS’ ATHLETIC PROGRAMS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000 FOR THE PRELIMINARY ARCHITECTURAL WORK WITH HARRIMAN ASSOCIATES FOR MT. PLEASANT ELEMENTARY AND FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR HVAC SOLUTIONS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE THE DECEMBER 2015 TRANSFER REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. COFFMAN TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY EEAA – VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDING IN SCHOOL CLASSROOMS, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY EEAA-R – INSTRUCTIONAL USE OF RECORDING DEVICES BY STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES. 
SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY IHBAB – INSTRUCTIONAL USE OF RECORDING DEVICES BY STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO AMEND THE MOTION BY ADDING, “ANY STUDENT OR STAFF MEMBER WHO HAS HAD NARCAN ADMINISTERED TO THEM MUST SEEK COUNSELING OR SUPPORT BEFORE BEING ADMITTED BACK TO SCHOOL.”
Motion Fails by Roll Call Vote.   (2-7;  For:  Ms. Oden, Mr. Coffman)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE PLACING OF NARCAN (OR NALOXONE) IN OUR SCHOOLS, AND THE TRAINING OF OUR NURSES AND OTHER APPROPRIATE STAFF IN THE ADMINISTERING AND STORING OF THE MEDICATION. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1;  Nay:  Ms. Oden)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE SMALL CHANGES IN POLICY JLCE/EBBC (6th PARAGRAPH) THAT WERE HIGHLIGHTED THIS EVENING, AND REFER THE POLICY TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS ANY FURTHER CHANGES.   SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (8-1;  Nay:  Ms. Oden)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO REFER
POLICY JLCE/EBBC TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE NEW BOE SEATING ARRANGEMENT AS PRESENTED BY MR. COFFMAN.  
Motion Fails by Roll Call Vote.  (3-6;  Yes:  Mr. Coffman, Ms. Hohensee, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. COFFMAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL THAT THE SUBSTITUTE TEACHER PROGRAM REVIEW BE REFERRED TO THE HR COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
 

JANUARY 11, 2016

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDATION TO CANCEL SCHOOL ON FEBRUARY 9, 2016 FOR THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. HOHENSEE MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO DISCUSS PRIMARIES IN GENERAL AT THE POLICIES & PROCEDURES COMMITTEE.   SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE PROGRESSION OF LEARNING OF MUSIC GRADES K-5 AND 6-8 SCOPE AND SEQUENCE.   SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. HOHENSEE TO APPROVE THE COURSE DESCRIPTION CHANGE TO VIDEO PRODUCTION AND BROADCASTING I, FOR FOOTSTEPS TO THE FUTURE, IN THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES BOOKLET.   SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE, THE CTE AUDIT REVISIT AS PRESENTED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO REFER THE MOTION (TO ADD PREREQUISITES TO THE MARINE ROBOTICS COURSE IN THE CTE PROGRAM, TO BE ADDED TO THE 2016-2017 PROGRAM OF STUDIES) TO THE CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE
UNIT D, FOOD SERVICE WORKERS CONTRACT AS PRESENTED.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL (8-1;  Nay:  Mr. Coffman)

 

DECEMBER 22, 2015

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE CUSTODIAL REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED BY UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.

 

DECEMBER 14, 2015

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH BHLUE PUBLISHING LLC, FOR A COST OF $10,000 FROM PERKINS GRANT, ACCOUNT 91.3800.031300 55694.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENT PLAN AS PRESENTED. SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE NOVEMBER FY16 TRANSFER REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE NEW HIGH SCHOOL COURSE PROPOSALS AND THE COURSE EDITS FOR THE 2016-17 HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM OF STUDIES. SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED DECEMBER 14, 2015 AS PRESENTED. SO VOTED.
 
MS.  KLEINER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ELIMINATE THE RFP PROCESS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELECTING AN OUTSIDE COMPANY TO PERFORM OUR JANITORIAL SERVICES; AND TO OPEN NEGOTIATIONS WITH OUR CURRENT SUPPLIER OF SAID JANITORIAL SERVICES, THE BARGAINING UNIT OF AFSCME LOCAL 365. 
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (1-8;  Yes:  Ms. Kleiner)

 

NOVEMBER 30, 2015

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES DATED 11/18/15.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO SET ASIDE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED 11/18/15 UNTIL LATER ON IN THIS MEETING.  SO VOTED.  
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH GAYLE R. ESTERLY FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,000 TO COME FROM THE PERKINS GRANT.  ACCOUNT 91.3800.031300  55694.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A NEW TRACKLESS MT6 SIDEWALK TRACTOR THROUGH THE CERF PROGRAM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $105,189.  ACCOUNT 91.16  81500  TF18.7026 81500.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF KEEFE AUDITORIUM STAGE LIGHTING FROM HIGH OUTPUT, INC., USING $16,087 FROM THE TRUST FUND TF91.7565.01 WHICH WAS A GIFT FROM THE GREATER NASHUA ARTS INITIATIVE.  THE REMAINING FUNDS ($2,209.57) TO BE USED FOR BATHROOM UPGRADES.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE OPTIONAL IMPLEMENTATION BY TEACHERS FOR TRIMESTER 2 OF “THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUCCESSFUL LEARNER” TO GATHER FEEDBACK FROM PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS TO BE IMPLEMENTED ON AN OPTIONAL BASIS FOR TEACHERS AT THE MIDDLE LEVEL; AND TO INITIATE A MIDDLE SCHOOL CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUCCESSFUL LEARNER OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POLICY JKAA:  CHILD RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION (HELD FOR JKAA-R RETURN 11/30/15).  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POLICY JKAA-R:  PROCEDURES FOR THE CHILD RESTRAINT/SECLUSION AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RESCIND POLICY JKA: CORPORAL PUNISHMENT AND PHYSICAL RESTRAINT.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RESCIND POLICY JKA-R:  PROCEDURES FOR THE USE OF PHYSICAL RESTRAINT.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE 1.25% NON-AFFILIATED STAFF SALARY INCREASE FOR 2015,  AT A TOTAL COST OF $48,674.08.  SO VOTED. 
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PRINCIPAL DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION PROCESS.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELECT ALEXIS BAKER, INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THROUGH APRIL 2016, AT A SALARY OF $73,000 PRORATED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE FOLLOWING FIRMS FOR THE CUSTODIAL RFP:  ABM, ARAMARK, GCA EDUCATION SERVICES, INC., S.J. SERVICES, AND TEMCO FACILITY SERVICES.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED 11-18-15.  SO VOTED.
 
 

NOVEMBER 9, 2015

MR.  HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO AMEND THE MOTION TO CHANGE THE SENTENCE THAT BEGINS WITH “THE DISTRICT SHALL TRAIN…” TO READ:  “THE DISTRICT SHALL ENSURE THAT ALL APPROPRIATE PERSONNEL, AS DETERMINED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OR HIS DESIGNEE, ARE TRAINED IN THE USE OF PHYSICAL RESTRAINT PROCEDURES.”   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION BY CHANGING THE LAST SENTENCE IN THE SECOND PARAGRAPH OF TRAINING TO READ, “… THE STAFF SELECTED IN EACH SCHOOL BUILDING WILL RECEIVE ONGOING TRAINING…”   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO RETURN POLICY JKAA BACK TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO WITHHOLD THE IMPLEMENTATION OF POLICY JKAA UNTIL POLICY JKAA-R IS PASSED.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS SERVICES JOB DESCRIPTION.   SO VOTED.
 



OCTOBER 13, 2015

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN SKYSKAN AND THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION TO OUR POLICY KHB AND ALLOW THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AND THE DISNEY LOGOS TO APPEAR ON THE (DONATED) MATERIALS ASSOCIATED WITH THE AMERICAN RED CROSS PREPAREDNESS WORKBOOK.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE THAT THE ADMINISTRATION RELEASE THE SCHOOL AND GRADE LEVEL SBA RESULTS WITHIN 5 DAYS OF THE RESULTS BEING RELEASED TO INDIVIDUAL TEACHERS, BUT NOT LATER THAN OCTOBER 21, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO AMEND THE MOTION BY CHANGING THE FIRST SENTENCE OF PARAGRAPH 3 ON PAGE 3 TO READ, “PHASE THREE INCLUDES NEGOTIATION WITH THE BOE WITH A MAXIMUM OF THREE FINALISTS.”   I FURTHER AMEND TO ADD A SENTENCE TO THE END OF THAT PARAGRAPH THAT READS, “THE BOE HAS THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL PROPOSALS.”  I FURTHER AMEND TO CHANGE THE DATE THAT SAYS,  “DRAFT: 9/23/2015”, TO SAY “FINAL COPY: 10/13/2015.”  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND PAGE 2, PARAGRAPH 4 TO READ: “…NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015…”  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND PAGE 3, SECOND PARAGRAPH, 3RD  SENTENCE TO READ, “THE BOE AND A TEAM OF NSD PERSONNEL APPOINTED BY THE BOE WILL REVIEW ALL RESPONSES, FROM WHICH ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE SELECTED AS SEMI-FINALISTS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY TO MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE RELEASE OF THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) CUSTODIAL CLEANING SERVICES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-1;  Nay: Ms. Kleiner)
 



SEPTEMBER 30, 2015

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO HIRE ANOTHER FIRST GRADE TEACHER AT BROAD STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, TO REDUCE CLASS SIZE.  SO VOTED.



SEPTEMBER 28, 2015

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY JJJ, STUDENT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ELIGIBILITY (REPLACED BY POLICIES JJJA, JJJB, JJJA-R & JJJB-R ADOPTED BY BOE ON 8/31/15).   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR.  HALLOWELL TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY 3224, STUDENT BEHAVIOR STANDARDS (REPLACED BY POLICY JIC ADOPTED BY BOE ON 3/9/15).   
SO VOTED.

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND HIS PREVIOUS MOTION, SO THE 2ND SENTENCE NOW READS, “A TEAM OF NSD PERSONNEL APPOINTED BY THE BOE WILL REVIEW ALL RESPONSES, FROM WHICH ORGANIZATIONS WILL BE SELECTED AS SEMI-FINALISTS.”   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE REQUEST FOR OUT OF STATE TRAVEL FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT.  SO VOTED.



SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWO PROCURVE SWITCHES FROM CUSTOM COMPUTER (INCLUDING INSTALLATION), $26,834.10; AND TO PURCHASE ONE CORE SWITCH FOR NHS NORTH FROM CUSTOM COMPUTER (INCLUDING INSTALLATION), $17,700.10,  ACCOUNT 91.1.992225 71221.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO PURCHASE UP TO $5000 OF CHAIRS FOR THE CAREER CENTER FROM THE CTE CAPITAL RESERVE, ACCOUNT TF91.7076 71000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE AUGUST 2015 TRANSFER REPORT AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED MR. HALLOWELL BY THAT THE BOE TERMINATE ITS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH THE NASHUA SCHOOL CUSTODIAN UNION, AS IT RELATES TO THOSE POSITIONS IDENTIFIED AS CUSTODIAL IN SECTION 2.2 OF THE AGREEMENT, EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2016 AT 12:00 P.M.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-1;  Nay: Ms. Kleiner)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL THAT THE BOE AUTHORIZES THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION TO ISSUE AN RFP FOR SCHOOL CLEANING SERVICES, INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF CLEANING AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL AND CLEANING SUPPLIES, SO THAT THE WINNING BIDDER SHALL BE ON SITE AS OF JULY 1, 2016. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-1; Nay: Ms. Kleiner)
 
Mr. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS #1-9, DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 


AUGUST 27, 2015

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY JBAA-R: SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE – STUDENTS – APPENDIX, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY ILBAA-R: COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES, AS AMENDED.   
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO AMEND THE MOTION AND REPLACE, “THE BUILDING PRINCIPAL OR DESIGNEE WILL INSURE THAT THE ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT UNDERSTANDING OF COMPETENCIES IS OCCURRING” WITH, “THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL PROVIDE A FRAMEWORK FOR GRADING AND ASSESSMENTS BASED ON COURSE COMPETENCIES, AND THE TEACHER SHALL ENSURE THAT STUDENTS UNDERSTAND AND WORK TOWARDS THOSE COURSE COMPETENCIES.”   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IK: EARNING OF CREDIT, AS FURTHER AMENDED THIS EVENING.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IKAA: INTERDISCIPLINARY CREDIT, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IHBH: EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IMBC-R:  ALTERNATE CREDIT OPTIONS PROCESS, PROCEDURES, AND FORMS, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IHBI: ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PLAN, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM RECOMMENDATION TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IHBI-R: ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PLAN PROCEDURE, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY JJJA:  STUDENT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ELIGIBILITY – ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS.   SO VOTED.
 
SMS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY JJJA-R: STUDENT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ELIGIBILITY – ACADEMIC
EXPECTATIONS PROCEDURES.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY JJJB:  STUDENT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ELIGIBILITY – BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY JJJB-R: STUDENT EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY ELIGIBILITY – BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS PROCEDURES.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING   BETWEEN THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE NASHUA POLICE DEPARTMENT, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO AMEND THE MOTION AND ADD, “RESIGNATION, MARY STEWART, BIOTECHNOLOGY, NHS NORTH AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.”   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS REVISED AUGUST 31, 2015, AND AMENDED THIS EVENING.   SO VOTED.


 

AUGUST 10, 2015

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE FOOD SERVICE AUDIT REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE QUARTERLY CREDIT CARD UPDATE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO AMEND THE MOTION BY ADDING, “AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD BY JULY 31, 2016”  AT END OF THE MOTION.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE TEACHER DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION SYSTEM AS PRESENTED TO THE HR COMMITTEE ON JULY 28, 2015, AND ASK THAT THE TDES COMMITTEE CONSIDER SOME MEASURES OF PROGRESS FOR TEACHERS RATED LESS THAN EFFECTIVE, AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION BY JULY 31, 2016.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2;   Nay:  Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. ODEN TO ELECT GARTH MCKINNEY, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, MAIN DUNSTABLE ELEMENTARY, FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $79,250 (PRORATED). SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN ELECT THOMAS CASEY, INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, NHS SOUTH, FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $82,500 (PRORATED).   SO VOTED.  (7-2;  Nay:  Mrs. Ziehm, Dr. Murotake)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE REVISED PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED AUGUST 10, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO REFER THE CLASS RANK PROPOSAL TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE GOALS OF THE MIDDLE LEVEL IMPROVEMENT PROCESS (DOCUMENT), AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. KLEINER TO APPROVE THE GRANT APPLICATION REQUEST FOR SMART TRANSITIONS.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (7-2;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE 2016 BOE REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE.  SO VOTED.
 

 

JULY 27, 2015

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE REVISED PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JULY 27, 2015.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm, Dr. Murotake, Ms. Kleiner)
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF FITNESS CENTER EQUIPMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $32,400, FOR NHS NORTH AND SOUTH FROM PRECISION FITNESS EQUIPMENT, ACCOUNT 91.7563.9971999.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CTE PURCHASES AS PER THE REQUEST DATED 7/9/15 NOT TO EXCEED $101,500, ACCOUNT CTE CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCATION BOARD FOR $19,050, FOR IMPLEMENTING MATHEMATICS DESIGN COLLABORATIVE:  ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING, ACCOUNT 91.03905.042210 53607. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE SPRINKLER REPAIR RECOMMENDATION DATED 7/10/15 AND APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH FIRE PROTECTION TEAM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $20,715, ACCOUNT 91.1.222620 54280.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH ADULT LEARNING CENTER – CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR $293,235 FOR 15 SPED STUDENTS TO OBTAIN THEIR HISET OR GED DIPLOMA, ACCOUNT 91.1.021267 55694.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH ADULT LEARNING CENTER – CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR $292,171 FOR UP TO 50 REGULAR EDUCATION STUDENTS TO OBTAIN THEIR HISET OR GED DIPLOMA, ACCOUNT 91.1.991110 53600.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH CLARK ASSOCIATES FOR $723,000 FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES TO SPED IDENTIFIED STUDENTS, ACCOUNT 91.1.022160 53614.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH AMY MCCARTNEY, DBA ABC PHYSICAL THERAPY, FOR $167,000 FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES TO SPED STUDENTS, ACCOUNT 91.1.0022160 53614.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH BOOTHBY THERAPY SERVICES, LLC, FOR $30,000 FOR ALTERNATIVE AUGMENTATIVE SERVICES FOR SPED STUDENTS, ACCOUNT 91.03956.022190 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH CARROLL CENTER FOR THE BLIND FOR $70,000, ACCOUNT 91.03956.022190 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH TERESA BOLICK, PH.D. LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST FOR $15,000, FOR CONSULTING SERVICES FOR INTENSIVE NEEDS PROGRAMS, ACCOUNT 91.03956.022190 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH TEACHTOWN, INC. FOR $26,566.81 TO PROVIDE WEB-BASED LESSONS AND TRAINING FOR SPED STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM, ACCOUNT 91.03956.022190 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH RETHINK AUTISM, INC., FOR $12,700 FOR CURRICULUM, TRAINING, AND RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM, ACCOUNT 91.03956.022190 53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELECT NICHOLAS AUDLEY, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL, FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $82,500 (PRORATED);   TO ELECT STACY BACHELDER-GILES, INTERIM PRINCIPAL, BROAD STREET ELEMENTARY, FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $90,000 (PRORATED);  AND TO ELECT NATHAN BURNS, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL, FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $82,500 (PRORATED). SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS APPROVED AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE MEETING EARLIER THIS EVENING. SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR.  HALLOWELL TO APPROVE CHANGE OF STATUS FOR HELAYNE TALBOTT FROM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (NHS SOUTH) TO INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE) FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR.  HALLOWELL TO APPROVE TINA HAMILTON AS THE INTERIM DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE, NHS NORTH, FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR, $81,000 PRORATED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR.  HALLOWELL TO APPROVE KATHLEEN SAAD FROM INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (.5 BIRCH HILL, .5 DR. CRISP) TO ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL (.5 BIRCH HILL AND .5 IC COORDINATION), FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE SIDEBAR  WITH A REVISED SCHEDULE FOR NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL NORTH CLASS ADVISORS FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE FY 2015 FOURTH QUARTER REPORT ON GRANTS AND GIFTS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE $2,500 GIFT FOR DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FROM ROBERTA ABODEELY, THE DR. CRISP SCHOOL NURSE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE GRANT APPLICATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CENTER FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL REDESIGN.  SO VOTED.



JUNE 29, 2015

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE LETTER THE ADMINISTRATION GAVE US TO COMMISSIONER VIRGINIA BARRY, DATED JUNE 15, 2015.  
SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE $125,663.54 FROM THE 2015 IT BUDGET FOR 133 DESKTOP COMPUTERS FROM IT INSIDERS AND 65 COMPUTER ACCESS POINTS FROM CUSTOM COMPUTERS, ACCOUNT 91.1.992225 71221.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE $180,181.72 FROM THE 2016 IT BUDGET FOR 182 DESKTOP COMPUTERS, 228 MONITORS, 54 LAPTOPS, AND 128 CHROMEBOOKS FROM IT INSIDERS, ACCOUNT 91.1.992225 71221.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH FIRST CHURCH OF NASHUA FOR $44,952 FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR BUILDING RENTAL, ACCOUNT 91.3800.231249 54807.   SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (6-0; Mr. Haas abstained)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH DR. LEE ANN JUNG FOR $11,500 FOR 2-DAY PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE “GRADING EXCEPTIONAL & STRUGGLING LEARNERS” INCLUDING TRAVEL, ACCOUNT 91.3800.231249 53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT THE REVISED GRADING SCALE PROPOSAL, AS PRESENTED.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE ELEMENTARY REPORT CARD.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY HALLOWELL TO APPROVE CHRISTINE BREEN AS THE DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $97,000.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE NON-AFFILIATED HANDBOOK AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO READ $552.50 INSTEAD OF $533.00 AS THE SOCCER ASSISTANT COACH MAXIMUM SALARY.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE UNITED COACH STIPENDS AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT’S LETTER REGARDING LINKING AUDIO RECORDINGS TO THE DISTRICT WEBSITE, DATED JUNE 24, 2015.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO AUTHORIZE ADMINISTRATION TO SPEND DOWN THE HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF FUND, IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,783.54 AND DIRECT THEM TO FIND AN ORGANIZATION THAT IS OVERSEEING THE DISPLACED FIRE VICTIMS IN THE CITY OF NASHUA.   SO VOTED.



MAY 26, 2015

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE INSTALLATION OF A GREENHOUSE AT NO COST TO THE DISTRICT IN THE ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL COURTYARD.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH FRANKLIN COVEY FOR $22,500 FOR “THE LEADER IN ME” TRAINING AT AMHERST STREET SCHOOL, ACCOUNT 91.03525.99200 53600;  FUNDS TO COME FROM A MAST GRANT.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO RENEW THE CONTRACT WITH SERESC FOR $123,260 FOR THE BRENTWOOD LEASE FROM AUGUST 1, 2015 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2016, ACCOUNT 91.1.082621 54899.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT A CHECK FROM GREATER NASHUA ARTS INITIATIVE FOR $18,296.57; AND THAT THE FUNDS BE RESERVED FOR FUTURE MAINTENANCE OF THE KEEFE CENTER FOR THE ARTS.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH AMERICAN SPORTS FLOORS FOR $529,325 FOR GYM FLOOR RESURFACING AT NASHUA HIGH NORTH AND SOUTH, ACCOUNT 91.5800.994600 81200.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE TRANSFER REPORT FOR APRIL 2015.   SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE 6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES TEXTBOOK SELECTION “GEOGRAPHY, ECONOMICS AND HISTORY” BY MCGRAW HILL, NASHUA EDITION, AND TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE BUDGETED $70,000, WITH THE REMAINING $6,165.60 TO COME FROM ADDITIONAL BOOK LINES.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE REVISED PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS OF MAY 20, 2015.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO RE-ELECT SHARON COFFEY AS INTERIM PRINCIPAL AT FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR.   SO VOTED.
 


MAY 11, 2015

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM MOVED TO APPROVE POPPS GBAA, SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT – INVOLVING STAFF, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POPPS JJJC, STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY ILBA, ASSESSMENT, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY ILBAA, HIGH SCHOOL COMPETENCY ASSESSMENTS (PASSED POLICY COMMITTEE 4/7/15).
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-2;  Nay:  Mrs. Ziehm, Ms. Muise)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE POPPS POLICY IHBH, EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES (PASSED POLICY COMMITTEE 4/7/15).  
Motion Fails by Roll Call.   (3-4;  Yes:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Farrington)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY 1125, HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE (REPLACED BY BDEB - APPROVED BY BOE 4/13/15). 
SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO RESCIND POPPS POLICY 10215, STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE (REPLACED BY POPPS JJJC).  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE TEACHER RENOMINATIONS DATED MAY 7, 2015, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE REVISED ATHLETIC FEE SCHEDULE AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND
THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, JULY 1, 2015 TO JUNE 30, 2017.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-2;  Nay:  Ms. Muise, Mrs. Ziehm)
 


APRIL 23, 2015

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH TYCO SIMPLEX GRINNEL FOR $29,251.41 FOR ADDITIONAL FIRE SUPPRESSION SUPPORT FOR THE MAIN MDF CLOSET AT NHS SOUTH TO REPLACE THE WATER-BASED SPRINKLER, ACCOUNT #91.1.99225 71221.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH PROAV SYSTEMS FOR $85,638 FOR CLASSROOM INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS AT FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, TITLE I ACCOUNT #91.03725.152210 71999.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH PROAV SYSTEMS FOR $18,120 FOR CLASSROOM INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS FOR ELL CLASSROOMS, TITLE 3 ACCOUNT #91.03775.991260 71999.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH MAHESH SHARMA FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $14,000 TO INCREASE KNOWLEDGE OF AND IMPLEMENTATION OF BEST PRACTICES IN MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION IN THE PRIMARY GRADES AT DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY, ACCOUNT #91.03800.992210 53628.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm, Ms. Muise)
 
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES FOR $17,500 FOR AESOP SOFTWARE, A SOFTWARE MODULE TO BE USED FOR CONTACTING AND PLACING SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS AND PARA-EDUCATORS, ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71228.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH VIKING ROOFING FOR $665,565 FOR ROOFING REPLACEMENT AT DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY, ACCOUNT #91.5800.994600 81200 1076.91.15.30 81200.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH A&M ROOFING FOR $382,000 FOR ROOFING REPLACEMENT AT ELM STREET MIDDLE, ACCOUNT #91.5800.994600 81200 1076.91.15.30 81200.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH COROLLA CONTRACTING FOR $125,700 FOR ROOFING REPLACEMENT AT FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE AND NEW SEARLES ELEMENTARY, ACCOUNT #91.5800.994600 81200 1076.91.15.30 81200. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH MEADOWS CONSTRUCTION FOR $106,635 FOR SHINGLED ROOFING REPLACEMENT AT FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE, PENNICHUCK MIDDLE, AND PLANT OPERATIONS, ACCOUNT #91.5800.994600 81200 1076.91.15.30 81200.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL SOCIAL STUDIES BOOKS FOR GRADE 8 IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,769, ACCOUNT #91.1.992212 61875.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE CONTRACTS/COSTS OVER $10,000 (JAN 2014-DEC 2014).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE SINGLE AUDIT (YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF ONE MARKET FORGE INDUSTRIES MODEL EJ-10E CONVECTION STEAMER FOR THE ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL CAFETERIA, FROM KITTREDGE FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES, FOR A TOTAL OF $10,834, INCLUDING FREIGHT AND ASSEMBLY, TO BE FUNDED FROM THE CTE FUND BALANCE.  SO VOTED.



APRIL 13, 2015

MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT THE LIST OF POTENTIAL REDUCTIONS, AS PROPOSED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (6-3; Nays: Mr. Haas, Ms. Oden Mr. Hallowell,)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS IMBA, ON-LINE EDUCATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS IMBA-R, ON-LINE ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTION APPLICATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS IMBC-R, ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS, PROCESS, PROCEDURES AND FORMS, AS AMENDED. 
SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM, TO AMEND THE MOTION BY REMOVING THE ITALICIZED “ILBAA” IN THE UPPER RIGHT HAND OF THE POLICY ON THE FIRST PAGE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER, TO AMEND THE MOTION BY REMOVING THE ASTERISK LINE, AND CREATING TWO LINES FOR THE COLLEGE CREDIT / DUAL CREDIT.  ONE TO SAY, “COLLEGE CREDIT UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ILBAA-R”, AND THE OTHER WOULD SAY “DUAL CREDIT UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ILBAA-R, AND THE COURSE GRADE IS FACTORED INTO THE STUDENT’S GRADE POINT AVERAGE.”  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS IMBC, ALTERNATIVE CREDIT OPTIONS, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE, THE RESPONSE TO THE CTE AUDIT, DATED 10/3/14, AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO USE OPTION #1 (REPLACING “THE MEMBERS” WITH “A MEMBER” IN THE FIRST LINE) FOR SECTION 5, IN POLICY BDEB.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Dr. Murotake, Mrs. Ziehm, Ms. Muise)
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE POLICY BDEB – HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE, AS AMENDED.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Dr. Murotake, Mrs. Ziehm, Ms. Muise)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION BY ADDING, “THE HR COMMITTEE WILL BE NOTIFIED OF EXCEPTIONS TO THIS POLICY.”  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POLICY GCF – ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPERVISORY VACANCIES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE GIFT TO FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL FROM THE NH DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR $1,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE, THE NASHUA GRANTS & GIFTS QUARTERLY UPDATE, THIRD QUARTER 2015 AS PRESENTED. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, JULY 1, 2014 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2015.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (8-1;  Nay: Mrs. Ziehm)



MARCH 30, 2015

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS #1-10 AND 12-22, DATED MARCH 25, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATION #11, RETIREMENT, JANICE MARTIN, DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION, EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE DIRECTOR OF CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF PATRICIA FAZIOLI AS PRINCIPAL OF DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015, AT A SALARY OF $90,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE NASHUA NORTH-SOUHEGAN COOPERATIVE HOCKEY PROPOSAL FOR THE 2015-2016 HOCKEY SEASON. 
SO VOTED.
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO AMEND THE HOCKEY USER FEES THAT THE BOARD PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AT NASHUA HIGH SOUTH TO $450, SHOULD THE NASHUA HIGH NORTH HOCKEY CO-OP PROPOSAL BE APPROVED BY THE NHIAA.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE TWO-YEAR GRANT PROPOSAL TO NHDOE DROPOUT PREVENTION AND RECOVERY OVERSIGHT COUNCIL.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE MINUTES DATED JANUARY 21, 2015, NOVEMBER 19, 2014, OCTOBER 22, 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 24, 2014, AS CORRECTED. 
SO VOTED.



MARCH 09, 2015

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE
POPPS JIC – STUDENT BEHAVIOR STANDARDS, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS JBAA – SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE – STUDENTS, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POPPS JBAA-R – SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, SEXUAL HARASSMENT, AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE – STUDENTS - APPENDIX, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO RESCIND 8420, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING STUDENT/PARENT AND EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS ALLEGING DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY OR AGE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO RESCIND POPPS 3441, STUDENT-PARENT COMPLAINT PROCEDURE FOR TITLES VI AND IX.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO ADD, “…BUT NO MORE THAN ONE MEMBER OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AT A TIME.”  TO THE END OF THE SENTENCE THAT NOW ENDS WITH, “…FOR THESE POSITIONS.”
Motion Fails.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO REFER POLICY 1125 BACK TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO RENAME POLICY GCF, ELECTION/APPOINTMENT OF PERSONNEL TO GCFA.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO MOVE THE GUIDELINES FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE PORTFOLIO FOR PRE-REQUISITE EXEMPTION TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE REVISION TO THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL CALENDAR, AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO STRIKE THE LAST SENTENCE THAT SAYS, “THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL COMMUNICATE THIS INFORMATION TO PARENTS NOT LATER THAN THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON MARCH 13TH. 
SO VOTED.

 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT COUNT ALL COMMUNICATIONS, WHETHER BY LETTER, EMAIL OR PHONE CALL, FROM A PARENT OR GUARDIAN, TO EXCUSE THE ABSENCE OF A STUDENT FROM SCHOOL ON THE DAYS THE STUDENT IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT, AS AN EXCUSED ABSENCE, WITH NO PENALTY TO THE STUDENT OR THE PARENT, PER THE NH STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TECHNICAL ADVISORY. FURTHER, UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH A LETTER, EMAIL OR PHONE CALL, THE DISTRICT SHALL NOT RESCHEDULE THE STUDENT FOR A MAKE-UP EXAMINATION AT A LATER DATE, AS IT NORMALLY WOULD IN CASES OF SICKNESS, ETC.   SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-4;  Nay:  Mr. Haas, Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Mosher)
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION, BY DELETING, “…BY NOT ADMITTING THE STUDENT INTO THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT TESTING AREA PER THE SBA PROTOCOLS. SUCH A STUDENT WILL BE DIRECTED INSTEAD TO A MONITORED AREA, SUCH AS A STUDY HALL, AND PROVIDE STUDENTS…” AND REPLACING THAT WITH, “…BY PROVIDING AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY.”  AND TO DELETE, “PER THE NH STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TECHNICAL ADVISORY.”  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE THAT THAT THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT COUNT ALL COMMUNICATIONS, WHETHER BY LETTER, OR EMAIL FROM A PARENT OR GUARDIAN, TO EXCUSE A STUDENT FROM TAKING THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT.  THE DISTRICT WILL PROVIDE THE STUDENT WITH AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY.  NON-PARTICIPATION IN THE SBA SHALL NOT RESULT IN ANY PENALTY TO THE STUDENT OR THE PARENT.  FURTHER, UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH A LETTER, OR EMAIL, THE DISTRICT SHALL NOT RESCHEDULE THE STUDENT FOR A MAKE-UP EXAMINATION AT A LATER DATE. 
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (2-7;  Yes:  Dr. Murotake, Mrs. Ziehm)



FEBRUARY 18, 2015

MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE STUDENT ACTIVITY FUNDS AUDIT.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER THAT THE NASHUA BOE RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS THE NH STATE BOE TO CONDUCT FULLY NOTICED PUBLIC HEARINGS, LEADING TO A VOTE BY THE FULL STATE BOE TO ALLOW NH SCHOOL DISTRICTS A TRANSITION PERIOD OF TWO YEARS OR MORE TO USE EITHER NECAP OR SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT AS THE ANNUAL SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT FOR GRADE LEVELS THREE THROUGH EIGHT, AND ELEVEN.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (6-2;  Nay:  Mr. Farrington, Mr. Mosher)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING GRANTS AND GIFTS:  UNITED WAY OF GREATER NASHUA TO AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY FOR $1,200 FOR THE WE CAN PROGRAM;  TARGET CORPORATION TO AMHERST STREET ELEMENTARY FOR $1,000 FOR LIFE LONG LITERACY;  NASHUA EDUCATION FOUNDATION TO DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY FOR $624 FOR A DOCUMENT CAMERA;   PTC COMPANY TO ELM STREET MIDDLE FOR $30,000 IN-KIND FOR 3D MODELING SOFTWARE TO RUN 3D PRINTER;   HULLINGER FAMILY FOUNDATION TO ELM STREET MIDDLE FOR $6,700 FOR BACKYARD PRO GREENHOUSE II;   BAE SYSTEMS TO NHS NORTH/NHS SOUTH FIRST TEAM FOR $10,252 FOR FIRST TEAM;   TURNPIKE PLAZA, CHOP ACQUISITION, LLC TO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL TEAMS FOR $10,000 FOR EQUIPMENT.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. MOSHER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL CALENDAR AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.



FEBRUARY 11, 2015

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO RESCIND POPPS 8420, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING STUDENT/PARENT AND EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS ALLEGING DISCRIMINATION OR HARASSMENT ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY OR AGE.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE POPPS AC-R, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO RE-REFER POPPS JBAA TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE PENDING A REVIEW BY ATTORNEY BENNETT.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE RECONSIDER THE RESCINDING OF POPPS 8420.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO RESCIND POPPS 8420.
Motion Fails.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED FEBRUARY 11, 2015.    
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
  (6-1;  Ms. Oden Abstained)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE MODIFIED 49 QUESTION MIDDLE SCHOOL SURVEY.    SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (7-1;  Nay:  Dr. Murotake)
 
DR.  MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE ELIMINATION OF THE MAY HIGH SCHOOL EARLY RELEASE DAY.  SO VOTED.

  

JANUARY 26, 2015

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWO CONVECTION OVENS FROM KITTREDGE, FOR A TOTAL OF $26,468, ACCOUNT #91.2100.033120  71000 - $13,234 AND ACCOUNT #91.2100.073120  71000 - $13,234.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWO CHARIOT FLOOR BURNISHERS FROM NATIONWIDE SALES & SERVICE, AT A TOTAL COST OF $13,051.96.  ACCOUNT #91.1.22.2670  71999.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE IMAGINE LEARNING RESOURCES/MATERIALS (150 LICENSES) FOR ELL STUDENTS AT A COST OF $13,025, FROM TITLE III FUNDING, ACCOUNT #91.3800.991260   91.03775.991260.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES BOOKS FROM MCGRAW HILL FOR $77,949 PLUS SHIPPING NOT TO EXCEED $4,500, ACCOUNT #91.1.992212  61875.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE PERKINS PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT FUNDING REPORT FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR.  
SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION TO SAY, “…IMPLEMENTS THE PROGRAM’S BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT APPROACH WITH STUDENTS.”  
SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE  JOB DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM COORDINATOR, THE NASHUA PROGRAM AT BRENTWOOD, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE BOE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE CURRENT YEAR AS PRESENTED.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-3;  No:  Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm, Ms. Muise)
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE A REVISION IN THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR THE MARCH EARLY RELEASE.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE SIDEBAR – DENTAL PLAN COVERAGE FOR RETIREES, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2015.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-0;  Abstained:  Ms. Oden, Mr. Haas)



JANUARY 12, 2015

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, JULY 1, 2014 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2016.  SO VOTED.

 

DECEMBER 15, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE FUNDING TO REPLACE THE TWO HIGH SCHOOL GYM FLOORS FOR UP TO $650,000,  FROM THE SCHOOL CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNT #91.7073.994000  71999.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE NOVEMBER 2014 TRANSFER OF $5,000 TO THE CITY OF NASHUA, TO PREPARE AN RFP FOR A NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM. 
SO VOTED
.
 
MRS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS APPROVED AT A MEETING HELD EARLIER THIS EVENING.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO ALLOW MS. VAN TWUYVER TO REPRESENT THE NASHUA BOE AT THE NHSBA DELEGATE ASSEMBLY.  SO VOTED.
 


NOVEMBER 24, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT AND DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PLAN.  SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE A BATTING CAGE FOR NHS NORTH WITH FUNDS RAISED BY THE BASEBALL BOOSTER CLUB. 
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.

 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE OCTOBER 2014 TRANSFER REPORT.  SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO CONTINUE WORKING TO DEVELOP A WORKABLE POLICY TO ALLOW THE SYMPHONY TO SERVE WINE OR BEER DURING THEIR CONCERTS AT KEEFE AUDITORIUM.   
Motion Failed by Roll Call.   (4-5; Aye: Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Haas)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR.  SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE CREATION OF THE AD HOC COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE. 
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE ENTERING INTO THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AS PRESENTED THIS EVENING, PENDING APPROVAL BY ATTORNEY BENNETT.  SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT ADMINISTRATION BE ASKED TO DEVELOP A POLICY FOR BOARD APPROVAL THAT ENSURES NO STUDENT WILL BE DENIED RECOGNITION AND/OR ADMITTANCE INTO ANY SCHOOL SANCTIONED SOCIETY, ORGANIZATION, CLUB, TEAM OR RECOGNITION EVENT THAT IS THE RESULT OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR OR OVERSIGHT, WHENEVER ADMINISTRATION HAS THE ABILITY TO SO. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
  (8-1; Mr. Haas:  No)
 
 

NOVEMBER 10, 2014

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE NOMINATIONS OF SHARON COFFEY AS INTERIM PRINCIPAL AT FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL AT A PRO-RATED SALARY OF $94,000; AND OF SCOTT JAQUITH AS INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL, AT A PRO-RATED SALARY OF $82,000, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 

OCTOBER 27, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE TRANSFER REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE SELECTION OF McGRAW HILL AS THE VENDOR OF SELECTION FOR THE GRADE 7 SOCIAL STUDIES TEXTBOOK.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE 21 CENTURY PROGRAM COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE DIRECTOR OF STUDENT SERVICES / ELL JOB DESCRIPTION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. MOSHER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA SCHOOL CUSTODIAN UNION, LOCAL 365/COUNCIL 93, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, JULY 1, 2013 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2016.  SO VOTED.


OCTOBER 14, 2014

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE GRANTS/GIFTS QUARTERLY UPDATE REPORT AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.  SO VOTED.

 

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE REPORT BY RUDY BAZELMANS, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, EXPENSE REDUCTION ANALYSTS, DATED AUGUST 4, 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF
E-BOOKS FROM GALE CENGAGE LEARNING ERESOURCES IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,513.20 FOR FY15 AND $25,513.20 FOR FY16, FROM TITLE II GRANT FUNDS, ACCOUNT #91.03800.992212   61875.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE YOUTH COUNCIL FOR $61,325 FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL OUT OF SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS, ACCOUNT #91.1.991110  53600.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL EDUCATION SERVICE, INC. FOR BRENTWOOD SCHOOL RENTAL SPACE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $56,655 FOR RENT, PLUS UTILITY COSTS NOT TO EXCEED $35,000, ACCOUNT # 91.1.081110  54807.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH MAHESH SHARMA, FOR WORKSHOPS TO IMPROVE TEACHING MATHEMATICS K-2 AT LEDGE STREET SCHOOL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000 PLUS TRAVEL EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED $2,000, ACCOUNT #91.03800.992210  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE FY 2015 SALARY INCREASES FOR NON-AFFILIATED STAFF INCLUDED IN THE MEMO DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR ONLY, THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE COORDINATOR NASHUA PROGRAM AT BRENTWOOD.  SO VOTED. 

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE DATA ANALYST WITH THE CHANGES RECOMMENDED BY MR. HAAS AND MR. FARRINGTON.  SO VOTED.

 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HASS TO RECOMMEND BOARD APPROVAL OF THE AUTHORIZATION NOT TO EXCEED $30,000 TO THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER FOR BOILER REPAIR OF A CONDENSATION TANK AT ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL.  CONSIDERING THE URGENCY, WE AUTHORIZE TO PROCEED WITHOUT A FORMAL SOLICITATION PROCESS.  
SO VOTED.

 

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A DATA BACKUP SOLUTION TO RTM UNITRENDS, AT A COST OF $59,395.  THIS INCLUDES THE FIRST THREE YEARS OF SUPPORT, FOURTH YEAR REPLACEMENT AND ONGOING SUPPORT COSTS OF $5,500 A YEAR.  ACCOUNT # 91.1.992225  71221.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH GALE ASSOCIATES FOR THE DESIGN AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION TO REPLACE THE RUBBER GYM FLOOR AT NHS NORTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,200, ACCOUNT # 91.1001.994600  81100.  
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH NOBLIN & ASSOCIATES FOR THE DESIGN AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION TO REPLACE THE ROOFING SYSTEMS AT ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL, NEW SEARLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND PLANT OPERATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,130, ACCOUNT #91.1001.994600  81100.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH NASHUA WALLPAPER FOR CARPET SQUARES INSTALLATION IN THE GRAPHIC ARTS ROOMS AT NHS NORTH, AT A COST OF $18,025, ACCOUNT #91.1.222620  54280.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE A REQUEST FOR BONDING THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:  ROOFING REPLACEMENTS AT DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY, NEW SEARLES ELEMENTARY, ELM STREET MIDDLE, FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE AND PLANT OPERATIONS AT $1.5 MILLION;  REPLACEMENT OF RUBBER GYM FLOORS AT NHS NORTH AND NHS SOUTH, $650,000;  RENOVATION OF SUNSET HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY, $7.5 MILLION.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL EDUCATION CONTRACTS: BOOTHBY THERAPY SERVICES, $30,000 FOR ALTERNATIVE AUGMENTATIVE SERVICES FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR, ACCOUNT #91.03955.022190  53628;  TERESA BOLICK, PH.D., $25,000 FOR CONSULTING SERVICES FOR INTENSIVE PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2014-JUNE 30, 2015, ACCOUNT #91.03955.022200  5362;   CARROLL CENTER FOR THE BLIND, $40,000 TO PROVIDE ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY TRAINING FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS, ACCOUNT #91.03955.022190  53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO RESCIND POPPS #11400 – DISTRICT WEB PUBLISHING POLICY.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER APPROVE POPPS JBAA – SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT – STUDENTS, AS AMENDED BY CORPORATION COUNSEL.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM APPROVE POPPS GBJC – STAFF JOB DESCRIPTIONS, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE REVISED PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED SEPTEMBER 8, 2014, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COUNSELING GRANT.  SO VOTED.
 

AUGUST 25, 2014  (SPECIAL BOE)

MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED AUGUST 25, 2014 AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.


AUGUST 18, 2014  (SPECIAL BOE)

MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO REMOVE ONE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING POSITION FOR $45,815; REDUCE THE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY BUDGET BY $10,000; AND REDUCE THE FURNITURE REPLACEMENT BUDGET BY $4,185 FOR A TOTAL REDUCTION OF $60,000.    SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-3:  Nay:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Oden, Ms. Muise)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS #2-6 AND #8-14 DATED AUGUST 18, 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATION #7.   SO VOTED.
 

AUGUST 11, 2014

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE 2015 BOE CALENDAR.
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED AUGUST 11, 2014
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-2; Nay: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 


JULY 21, 2014  (Special BOE)

MRS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELECT PHILIP DeROSA AS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF NHS SOUTH, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $80,000. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
  (7-1; Nay: Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JULY 21, 2014, ITEMS 1,2 AND 4 THROUGH 7.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ELECT DANNO HYNES, LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST, DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY, FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR, (BACHELORS+30, STEP 0, $41,078).   (#3 on Personnel Recommendation list)
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (5-3;  Nay:  Mrs. Oden, Ms. Muise, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE NASHUA PROGRAM AT BRENTWOOD, WITH THE ASSOCIATED COSTS PRESENTED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT.  SO VOTED.

 

JULY 14, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE ADULT LEARNING CENTER – CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR 15 SPED STUDENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $290,547.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE ADULT LEARNING CENTER – CLEARLY HIGH SCHOOL, FOR UP TO 50 STUDENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $292,171.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATION TO POST POSITIONS FOR THE NASHUA PROGRAM AT BRENTWOOD, AND TO ASK ADMINISTRATION TO RETURN WITH ANSWERS BY JULY 21, 2014. SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE QUARTERLY REPORT ON GRANTS AND GIFTS.   SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE MOVING FORWARD WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF E-BLOCK..   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO RENEW MEMBERSHIP WITH THE NHSBA, AT AN ANNUAL COST OF $7,117,32.   
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
 (6-3;  Nay:  Mr. Hallowell, Dr. Murotake, Ms. Muise)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS #1-8 AND #10-15 AS PRESENTED ON JULY 14, 2014.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF KERRY PILLSBURY AS .5 ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT BIRCH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND APPROVE THE NOMINATION OF KERRY PILLSBURY, AS A SPED TEACHER AT BIRCH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR (MASTERS, STEP 14, $70,937).  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
  (8-1;  Nay:  Mrs. Ziehm)

 

JUNE 30, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS FOR NHS NORTH AND NHS SOUTH FROM CUSTOM COMPUTER, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $95,000 TO COME FROM FY 2014 FUNDS,  ACCOUNT #91.1.992225  71221.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND FURNITURE LIST FOR THE GRAPHIC DESIGN CTE PROGRAM, FOR A TOTAL OF $129,750 TO COME FROM CTE CAPITAL RESERVE,  ACCOUNT #TF91.7076  71000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT WITH FIRST STUDENT, INC, FOR FIVE (5) YEARS FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2014 TO JUNE 30, 2019.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACTS FOR:  FIRE ALARM INSPECTIONS, TO AMERICAN SECURITY & FIRE PROTECTION IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,400;  SPRINKLER SYSTEM INSPECTIONS, TO FIRE PROTECTION TEAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,946;  FIRE EXTINGUISHER INSPECTIONS, TO  FIRE SUPPRESSION EQUIPMENT NOT TO EXCEED $8,000;  HOOD CLEANING TO TRI-STATE FIRE PROTECTION NOT TO EXCEED $4,500;  HOOD INSPECTIONS, TO TRI-STATE FIRE PROTECTION, FOR $2,040,   FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $27,886 FROM FY 2015 BUDGET, ACCOUNT #91.1.222620  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE A ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE FIRST CHURCH IN NASHUA FOR TITLE I PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS AND OFFICE SPACE FOR $44,952,  ACCOUNT #91.3800.  992210. 
SO VOTED.  (Mr. Haas abstained)
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH MARGE PETIT, MPC EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING, FOR OGAP TRAINING, IN THE AMOUNT OF $20,680,  ACCOUNT # 91.03504.992210  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE NORTHEAST FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN, RESPONSIVE CLASSROOMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $38,000,  ACCOUNT #91.3800.  992210.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE CITY OF NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND AUDIT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO REPLACE, “AND IN PARALLEL, SUBMIT THE POLICY OT THE CITY ATTORNEY FOR LEGAL REVIEW” WITH, “CONTINGENT UPON LEGAL APPROVAL FROM THE CITY ATTORNEY.”  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE POLICY JBAA, SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT - STUDENTS, AS AMENDED BY THE POLICY COMMITTEE; CONTINGENT UPON ATTORNEY BENNETT’S REVIEW.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE MATH AND THE SCIENCE SCOPE AND SEQUENCE PROGRESSION OF LEARNING.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO APPROVE NICOLE LECLAIRE, INTERIM DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE, NHS NORTH, FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $79,000. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.
  (6-3;  No:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Van Twuyver, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO APPROVE LORI COUTU, INTERIM DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE, NHS SOUTH, FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $82,000.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND UNIT B, PARA-EDUCATORS, NASHUA TEACHERS UNION, LOCAL 1044, AFT, AFL-CIO, JULY 1, 2014 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2015.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-0;  Mr. Farrington abstained)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JUNE 30, 1014, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
 

JUNE 9, 2014

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JUNE 9, 2014 AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO ELECT ROSE FRANCOEUR, INTERIM PRINCIPAL, DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014, AT A PRORATED SALARY OF $80,200.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SIG GRANT PROPOSAL.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE OUR PARTICIPATION IN THE OGAP TRAINING CONSORTIUM.  SO VOTED.


JUNE 4, 2014  (Budget)

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE OF THE MOTION MADE BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING OF MAY 14, 2014, LEADING TO THE CREATION OF A LIST OF ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN TO MEET THE MAYOR’S RECOMMENDED SCHOOL DEPARTMENT’S BUDGET.  SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO REMOVE THE WORD “MADE” AND REPLACE IT WITH “CONSIDERED.”  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO COME UP WITH $160,000 IN CUTS THAT WOULD BE CONSIDERED IF THE MAYOR’S BUDGET IS SUPPORTED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO CHANGE “$95,000” TO “$80,000”.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO NOT HIRE THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL POSITION CURRENTLY OPEN AT NHS SOUTH, AND TRANSFER ONE OF THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS FROM NHS NORTH TO SOUTH, FOR A SAVINGS OF APPROXIMATELY $80,000.  
Motion Fails by roll call.  (5-4; Yes: Dr. Murotake, Ms. Van Twuyver, Mrs. Ziehm, Ms. Muise)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. MUISE TO DIVIDE THE QUESTION INTO TWO MOTIONS; ONE TO REDUCE THE THREE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING POSITIONS; AND ANOTHER TO REDUCE THE FURNITURE BUDGET.  SO VOTED.  (6-3)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND THE MOTION, BY INSERTING THE WORDS, “UP TO” BEFORE “THREE” AND BEFORE “$137,445.”
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (4-5; Yes: Mr. Mosher, Dr. Murotake, Ms. Van Twuyver, Ms. Muise)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO REDUCE THREE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING POSITIONS FOR A TOTAL REDUCTION OF $137,445.
Motion Fails by Roll Call.   (4-5; Yes:  Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Haas)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO CHANGE THE REDUCTION AMOUNT FROM $22,555 TO $40,000 IN THE FURNITURE LINE.   Motion Fails.  (4-5)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO REDUCE THE FURNITURE BUDGET BY $22,555.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. MOSHER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION BY REDUCING THE AMOUNT FROM $100,000 TO $50,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY FARRINGTON TO AMEND THE MOTION BY ADDING, “AND A REDUCTION OF ONE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER, FOR AN ADDITIONAL REDUCTION OF $45,815.”  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO REDUCE THE TECHNOLOGY LINE BY $50,000, AND REDUCE ONE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING POSITION FOR A REDUCTION OF $45,815 FOR A TOTAL REDUCTION OF $95,815. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay: Mrs. Oden, Ms. Muise, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MRS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO RECONSIDER THE MOTION TO NOT HIRE THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL POSITION CURRENTLY OPEN AT NHS SOUTH, AND TRANSFER ONE OF THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS FROM NHS NORTH TO SOUTH, FOR A SAVINGS OF APPROXIMATELY $80,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO AMEND THE MOTION TO SAY, “REDUCE ONE HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT, FOR AN APPROXIMATE SAVINGS OF $80,000.”  SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MRS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE ONE HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SUPERINTENDENT, FOR AN APPROXIMATE SAVINGS OF $80,000.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4, Nay:  Mr. Hallowell, Dr. Murotake, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Haas)
 

MAY 27, 2014

MS. ODEN MOVED TO REMOVE $65,000 FROM THE IT COMPUTER HARDWARE PURCHASES, TO ENSURE THAT THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM LIBRARIES ARE PURCHASED FOR FY2015.   Motion Fails (due to lack of a second).
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE, NOT TO BE EXPENDED UNTIL JULY 1, 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
Voting on Motion as Amended:
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE IT PURCHASES FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $466,377.30 FROM ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71221, NOT TO BE EXPENDED UNTIL JULY 1, 2014.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AWARD THE ENGINEERING DESIGN WORK FOR THE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN THE MDF ROOM TO FIREPRO, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,700, ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71221.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF UP TO 323 19” LCD COMPUTER MONITORS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,016.35, ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71221.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE UP TO $45,000 OF FY15 COMPUTER PURCHASES, BE MADE AVAILABLE IN FY14, ALLOWING $45,000 TO BE ALLOCATED FOR THE SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN FY15.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO RECONSIDER THE PURCHASE OF IT COMPUTER HARDWARE IN THE AMOUNT OF $466,377.30.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO READ, “… IN THE AMOUNT OF $421,377.30.”  SO VOTED.
 
Voting on Amended Motion:
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE IT PURCHASES FOR COMPUTER HARDWARE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $421,377.30 FROM ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71221, NOT TO BE EXPENDED UNTIL JULY 1, 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH PERFORMANCE REHAB, INC. FOR ATHLETIC TRAINING, FOR THE 2014-15 AND 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR FOR NHS NORTH AND NHS SOUTH, FOR A TOTAL OF $54,240 PER YEAR.  ACCOUNT # 91.1.031408 53628 FOR $27,120 AND ACCOUNT #91.1.041408 53628 FOR $27,120.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS JCA – CHANGE OF SCHOOL OR ASSIGNMENT.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS BEDD – RULES OF ORDER.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE POPPS BEDB-R – AGENDA PREPARATION AND DISSEMINATION PROCEDURES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE GBAA – SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT – INVOLVING STAFF, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE AC-R – BRIEF STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO RESCIND POPPS 1215 – NON-DISCRIMINATION, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE NON-AFFILIATED EMPLOYEES HANDBOOK.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE POSTING FOR TWO INTERIM DIRECTORS OF GUIDANCE, ONE FOR EACH HIGH SCHOOL, FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (7-1;  Nay: Ms. Muise)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE THE LEGISLATION TO THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN REQUESTING UP TO $115,000 FOR MEDICAID BILLING EXPENSES IN 2013-2014.  SO VOTED.
 

MAY 14, 2014 (Budget)

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO COME UP WITH $160,000 IN CUTS THAT WOULD BE MADE IF THE MAYOR’S BUDGET IS SUPPORTED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN.   Motion Fails by Roll Call.   (3-5;  Yes:  Ms. Oden, Mr. Farrington, Mrs. Ziehm)
 

MAY 12, 2014

MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO REDUCE THE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE BUDGET TO $100,000 FOR A REDUCTION OF $200,000 TOWARDS THE MAYOR’S RECOMMENDED REDUCTION OF $560,000.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRESSION OF LEARNING.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE RESTRUCTURING OF THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE TO UPGRADE A POSITION TO HUMAN RESOURCES SUPERVISOR.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTOR OF GUIDANCE & COUNSELING JOB DESCRIPTION.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE TEACHER
RE-NOMINATION LIST FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL
.  (7-2;  Nay: Ms. Oden;  Abstain: Mr. Haas)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO WITHDRAW THE MOTION TO DELAY COMPETENCY BASED GRADING UNTIL AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN HAS BEEN APPROVED.  
SO VOTED.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE, THE GRANTS/GIFTS QUARTERLY REPORT.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN TO DELAY SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT TESTING FOR THE TIME PERIOD OF TWO YEARS. 
Motion Fails by Roll Call.
 (2-7;  Yes: Dr. Murotake, Mrs. Ziehm)
 

APRIL 23, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO ALLOW THE SELECTION OF MOUNT PLEASANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AS A LOCATION FOR THE NASHUA INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM SCULPTURE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH RETHINK FOR CURRICULUM SOLUTIONS AND STAFF TRAINING FOR AUTISTIC STUDENTS FOR $30,000, ACCOUNT #91.03954.021210 71228 (IDEA GRANT).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH TEACH TOWN INC. FOR SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING FOR STUDENTS WITH  AUTISM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,960, ACCOUNT #91.03954.021210 71228 (IDEA GRANT).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF 63 LAPTOP COMPUTERS FROM COMPUTER HUT AND 20 IPADS FROM APPLE FOR USE BY SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS AND STAFF, FOR A TOTAL OF $53,361.85, ACCOUNT #91.03954.021210 71228 (IDEA GRANT).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH GALE ASSOCIATES, FOR DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH GYMNASIUM FLOOR, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,000, ACCOUNT #91.1001.994600 81100 (DEFERRED MAINTENANCE).  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVE, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF AN EXMARK FIELD MOWER FROM NASHUA OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT AT A PRICE OF $10,359, ACCOUNT # 91.1.222620 81500.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO READ, “IN THE EVENT THE DISTRICT’S HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER IS ACCUSED, THE SUPERINTENDENT WILL APPOINT AN ALTERNATIVE HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER” IN THE 2ND TO LAST PARAGRAPH OF SECTION 3.  SO VOTED.
 
 
Voting on Main Motion as Amended:

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE GBAA – SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT – INVOLVING STAFF, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVAL TIMELINE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPETENCY-BASED ASSESSMENT SYSTEM.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COUNSELING GRANT APPLICATION, AS ORALLY AMENDED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT THIS EVENING.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE NTU SIDEBAR AGREEMENTS – CHANGE IN SCHOOL CALENDARS, WITH UNIT A, TEACHERS; UNIT B, PARAEDUCATORS; UNIT C, CLERICAL; AND UNIT D, FOOD SERVICE.  SO VOTED.

 

APRIL 14, 2014

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE REVISED 2013-2014 SCHOOL CALENDAR, AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.  SO VOTED.
 


APRIL 9, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE FY2015 SCHOOL OPERATING BUDGET AT $100,748,192. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2; Nay: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 


APRIL 9, 2014   (Budget)

MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO ADD BACK TWO HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS TO THE BUDGET, FOR A COST OF $91,630.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO AMEND THE MOTION TO REDUCE THE ADDITION OF FOUR NEW ELEMENTARY TEACHERS TO TWO.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4; Nay: Ms. Oden, Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Farrington, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
Voting on Amended Main Motion:
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO REDUCE THE ADDITION OF FOUR NEW ELEMENTARY TEACHERS TO TWO, AND ADD BACK TWO HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS TO THE BUDGET, FOR A COST OF $91,630.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4; Nay: Ms. Oden, Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Farrington, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ADD $50,000 TO THE CONTRACTED SERVICES LINE IN THE BUDGET.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ELIMINATE THE DIRECTOR OF GRANTS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS FOR A BUDGET SAVINGS OF $78,231.  Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (2-7; Nay: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
Voting on Main Motion:
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ADD $50,000 TO THE CONTRACTED SERVICES LINE IN THE BUDGET.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE FY2015 SCHOOL OPERATING BUDGET AT $100,748,192.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2; Nay: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)

 

APRIL 3, 2014   (Budget)

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE AND FORWARD TO THE FULL BOE, THE FY15 BUDGET OF $100,798,192.  Motion Tabled.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO REDUCE THE SEVERANCE LINE FROM $800,000 TO $700,000 FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $100,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ELIMINATE ONE OF THE DISTRICT PEER COACHES, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $70,000.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (2-6; Yea: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO REDUCE THE MAXIMUM PAID BY THE DISTRICT FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE TO $355.63, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF APPROXIMATELY $19,000.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (4-4; Yea: Mr. Mosher, Dr. Murotake, Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE AND FORWARD TO THE FULL BOE, THE FY15 BUDGET OF $100,698,192.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO AMEND THE MOTION TO READ THAT WE WILL HOLD THE BUDGET OF $100,698,192 AT 3.32%, UNTIL AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH.  SO VOTED.
 
Voting on Main Motion as Amended:
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO HOLD THE BUDGET OF $100,698,192, AT 3.32% UNTIL AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARING ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH.
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL
 
 

APRIL 2, 2014  (Budget)

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ELIMINATE SIX HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS, FOR A TOTAL BUDGET REDUCTION OF $274,890.  
Motion Failed by Roll Call. (4-5; Yea:  Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Haas)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO ELIMINATE THREE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS, FOR A TOTAL BUDGET REDUCTION OF $137,445.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO REDUCE THE BUDGET BY $45,815 WITH THE ELIMINATION OF THE CAREER COUNSELOR / ELO COORDINATOR POSITION.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (4-5; Yea: Dr. Murotake, Ms. Oden, Mr. Farrington, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE THE DISTRICT/SCHOOL ALLOCATIONS BY AN ADDITIONAL $50,000 AND INCREASE ALLOCATION FOR DONORS-CHOOSE BY $15,000, FOR A NET BUDGET REDUCTION OF $35,000.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (4-5; Yea: Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Haas)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELIMINATE TWO FTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $91,630.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (3-6; Yea: Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Haas)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELIMINATE THE ADDITION OF ONE HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $45,815.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-1; Nay:  Ms. Muise)

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELIMINATE ONE ADDITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $45,815.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (3-6; Yea: Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Farrington)
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELIMINATE THE ADDITION OF A PART-TIME MATH COACH, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $22,908.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (7-2; No: Ms. Muise, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ELIMINATE TWO SECONDARY GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, ONE FROM NORTH AND ONE FROM SOUTH, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $91,630.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION TO DELETE “ONE FROM NORTH AND ONE FROM SOUTH” FROM THE MOTION.  SO VOTED.
 
Voting on Main Motion as Amended:
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ELIMINATE TWO SECONDARY GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $91,630.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4; Nay: Dr. Murotake, Ms. Oden, Ms. Muise, Mr. Haas)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO ELIMINATE THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $78,231.
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (2-7; Yea: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO REDUCE THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF GRANTS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO HALF-TIME, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $39,115.  Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (2-7; Yea: Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO ELIMINATE THE INCREASE OF A PART-TIME DATA ANALYST TO FULL-TIME, FOR A BUDGET REDUCTION OF $35,000.
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (4-5; Yea: Dr. Murotake, Ms. Oden, Mr. Farrington, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE THE ATHLETICS BUDGET BY $43,880.  Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (1-8; Yea: Dr. Murotake)

 

MARCH 31, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM, TO APPROVE $43,260 TO NOBLIN ASSOCIATES FOR THE DESIGN FEE TO REPLACE THE DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ROOF, ACCOUNT #91.1001.994600.81100 – DEFFERED MAINTENANCE. SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER, TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH PAMELA L. CLARK, PH.D. FOR TITLE II PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES-TEACHER OBSERVATIONS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $13,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL, TO APPROVE THE SELECTION OF FIRST STUDENT FOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEARS.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER, TO APPROVE JCA, CHANGE OF SCHOOL OR ASSIGNMENT, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM, TO APPROVE $59,941.54 FOR PURCHASE OF DISCOVERING OUR PAST/A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES – EARLY YEARS, BY MCGRAW HILL AS THE GRADE 8 CURRICULUM RESOURCE.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN, TO APPROVE THE K-5 SCOPE AND SEQUENCE AND THE GRADES 6-8 SCOPE AND SEQUENCE FOR SOCIAL STUDIES.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE, TO SUPPORT THE CONTINUED INVESTIGATION OF E-BLOCK WITH ANOTHER BOARD APPROVAL AND RECONSIDERATION BY MAY 31, 2014.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL, TO UPHOLD BOARD POLICY FF AND NOT RENAME THE NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH STAGE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM, TO ACCEPT THE $5,000 GIFT DONATION TO THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM LIBRARY CAMPAIGN FROM BAE SYSTEMS, INC., $2,500 TO FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND $2,500 TO LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ODEN, TO DELAY SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT TESTING FOR THE TIME PERIOD OF TWO YEARS.  Motion Tabled.
 


MARCH 25, 2014  (Budget)

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELIMINATE ONE CURRICULUM SPECIALIST FOR A REDUCTION OF $78,902. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-2; Nay:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Muise)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO REDUCE THE BUDGET BY $1,500 BY ELIMINATING THE P.E. HEAD TEACHING STIPEND.  SO VOTED.  (5-3)
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO REDUCE THE BUDGET BY $9,163 REPRESENTING 2/10TH OF A GUIDANCE POSITION.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ADD $91,630 TO THE REVENUE CURRENTLY RAISED FROM ATHLETIC FEES ($148,000), TO BE ARRANGED BASED ON ADMINISTRATION’S RECOMMENDATION.   Motion Fails.  (1-7; Yea:  Dr. Murotake)


MARCH 22, 2014  (Budget)

MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE A REDUCTION OF $661,029 IN THE PERSONNEL SALARY LINE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT’S ORIGINAL FY2015 BUDGET, TO CORRECT 15 MISCODED POSITIONS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE ADDING $95, 371 TO THE SUPERINTENDENT’S ORIGINAL FY2015 .BUDGET, FOR A CORRECTION IN THE CUSTODIAN LINE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED MRS. ZIEHM BY TO APPROVE A REDUCTION OF $460,000 FROM THE TRANSPORTATION LINE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT’S ORIGINAL FY2015 BUDGET.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE ADDING $20,250 TO THE SUPERINTENDENT’S ORIGINAL FY2015 BUDGET, FOR THE SATURDAY PROGRAM.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ELIMINATE ONE HIGH SCHOOL TECHNICAL INTEGRATION ASSISTANT, FOR A REDUCTION OF $19,980.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT ATHLETIC FEES BE USED TO DEFRAY 35% OF BOTH MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC COSTS FOR A TOTAL IMPACT OF $366,000 AND A REDUCTION IN THE BUDGET OF $216,545.  Motion Tabled.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE THE BUDGET BY $46,000 FOR THE OGAP TRAINING.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO DIRECT ADMINISTRATION TO UTILIZE TITLE II FUNDING TO PROVIDE THE OGAP TRAINING.  SO VOTED.
 
Voting on Main Motion as Amended:
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE THE BUDGET BY $46,000 FOR THE OGAP TRAINING AND DIRECT ADMINISTRATION TO UTILIZE TITLE II FUNDING TO PROVIDE THE OGAP TRAINING.  SO VOTED.

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE TWO HIGH SCHOOL SECRETARIES FOR A SAVINGS OF $55,828.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO REDUCE SCHOOL ALLOCATIONS BY $200,000.
 
MR. FARRINGTON MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO REDUCE SCHOOL ALLOCATIONS BY $100,000.  SO VOTED.
 
Voting on Amended Motion:
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO REDUCE SCHOOL ALLOCATIONS BY $100,000.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO REDUCE THE TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE BUDGET BY $50,000 OF NON-PERSONNEL REDUCTIONS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ELIMINATE THE CAREER CENTER COORDINATOR FOR A REDUCTION OF $38,438.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REDUCE THE INCREASED MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASS LIBRARIES’ ALLOCATION BY $30,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO DECREASE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM LIBRARY BOOKS FOR A REDUCTION OF $65,000.
Motion Failed by Roll Call.  (2-7; Yes:  Mr. Mosher, Ms. Van Twuyver)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. FARRINGTON TO ELIMINATE THE ADDITION OF THE PART-TIME ELL SUPPORT TEACHER, FOR A REDUCTION OF $22,908.  SO VOTED.



MARCH 10, 2014

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE MARIANNE BUSTEED AS PRINCIPAL, NASHUA HIGH SCHOOL NORTH, FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $103,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS TO APPROVE REVISING THE  TRANSPORTATION SECRETARIAL POSITION FROM SCHEDULE 1 TO SCHEDULE 3.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM SUPPORT THE REVISED MAKEUP OF THE JSSBC TO BE 10 MEMBERS, 5 FROM EACH BOARD.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE 21ST CENTURY GRANT APPLICATION TO THE NH DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TO CONTINUE MIDDLE SCHOOL EXTENDED DAY PROGRAMMING, AT $1 MILLION OVER FIVE YEARS.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE THAT THE BOARD NOT SUPPORT AN APPLICATION FOR THE BLENDED INSTRUCTION AT ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.



FEBRUARY 19, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR AS PRESENTED.



FEBRUARY 10, 2014

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO AMEND THE MOTION BY DELETING THE SENTENCE, “THE WORD OPTIONAL SHOULD STAND OUT IN BOLD LETTERS.”  AND CHANGING THE NEXT TO LAST SENTENCE TO, “A COPY OF THE LETTER SHOULD BE TRANSLATED FOR FAMILIES, AND IF THAT IS NOT POSSIBLE, A TRANSLATOR, WHEN POSSIBLE, WILL SPEAK…”  
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY, BY ROLL CALL.

 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY TO AMEND THE MOTION BY DELETING, “…AS WELL AS INFORMATION INFORMING PARENTS AS TO WHAT STUDENTS WILL BE DOING IN SCHOOL THAT CHOOSE TO OP OUT OF THE FIELD TEST.” 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Ms. Oden, Ms. Muise, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
Voting on the Main Motion as Amended:
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT THE LETTER ADMINISTRATION SENDS HOME WITH STUDENTS FROM THE SIX NASHUA SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN THE SMARTER BALANCED FIELD TEST, MAKES CLEAR TO PARENTS IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH THAT THE TEST IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMMON CORE AND IS OPTIONAL FOR STUDENTS.  FURTHERMORE, THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF TIME THAT IT WILL TAKE STUDENTS TO COMPLETE THE TEST SHOULD BE STATED.  A COPY OF THE LETTER SHOULD BE TRANSLATED FOR FAMILIES AND IF THAT IS NOT POSSIBLE, A TRANSLATOR, WHEN POSSIBLE, WILL SPEAK WITH A PARENT TO EXPLAIN THE FACT THAT THE STUDENT IS NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE PART IN THE FIELD TEST.  FINALLY, PARENTS SHOULD BE TOLD THAT THIS FIELD TEST DOES NOT GIVE ANY INFORMATION AS TO HOW THEIR STUDENT IS PROGRESSING IN SCHOOL.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL. 
(6-3; Nay:  Mr. Hallowell, Mr. Mosher, Mr. Haas)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO SUPPORT ORDINANCE O-14-007.  
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE 2014 DRAFT, AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.  
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.

 

JANUARY 27, 2014

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED LANGUAGE FOR AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING PARKING ON NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY, EXCEPT AS PERMITTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH GALE ASSOCIATES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $18,250 PLUS REIMBURSABLES NOT TO EXCEED $22,500, FOR A TOTAL OF $40,750 TO TEST THE NHS SOUTH GYM FLOOR.  ALL FUNDS TO COME FROM DEFERRED MAINTENANCE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE TWO BOILER CONTROLLERS FROM NORTHEAST MECHANICAL FOR NHS SOUTH, FOR A TOTAL COST OF $54,250 FROM DEFERRED MAINTENANCE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE CULINARY ARTS CAPITAL RESERVE REQUEST IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $65,131 FOR CULINARY DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT PURCHASE FROM KITTEREDGE EQUIPMENT.  SO VOTED
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO APPROVE THE REVISED PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JANUARY 27, 2014.  SO VOTED
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HAAS, TO APPROVE THE NTU SIDEBAR AGREEMENT WITH DENTAL INSURANCE LANGUAGE CHANGES MODIFICATIONS.  SO VOTED
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND UNIT D, FOOD SERVICE WORKERS, NASHUA TEACHERS’ UNION, LOCAL 1044, AFT, AFL-CIO, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2015.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE, THAT THE COMPOSITION OF THE NEW BARGAINING UNIT FOR NASHUA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS IS APPROPRIATE.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. ODEN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO CHANGE “PILOT TEST” TO “FIELD TEST” THROUGHOUT THE MOTION.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. ODEN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT THE LETTER ADMINISTRATION SENDS HOME WITH STUDENTS FROM THE SIX NASHUA SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN THE SMARTER BALANCED FIELD TEST, MAKES CLEAR TO PARENTS IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH THAT THE TEST IS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMMON CORE AND IS OPTIONAL FOR STUDENTS.  THE WORD OPTIONAL SHOULD STAND OUT IN BOLD LETTERS.  FURTHERMORE, THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF TIME THAT IT WILL TAKE STUDENTS TO COMPLETE THE TEST SHOULD BE STATED, AS WELL AS INFORMATION INFORMING PARENTS AS TO WHAT STUDENTS WILL BE DOING IN SCHOOL THAT CHOOSE TO OP OUT OF THE FIELD TEST.  A COPY OF THE LETTER SHOULD BE TRANSLATED FOR ALL ELL FAMILIES AND IF THAT IS NOT POSSIBLE, A TRANSLATOR MUST SPEAK WITH A PARENT TO EXPLAIN THE FACT THAT THE STUDENT IS NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE PART IN THE FIELD TEST.  FINALLY, PARENTS SHOULD BE TOLD THAT THIS FIELD TEST DOES NOT GIVE ANY INFORMATION AS TO HOW THEIR STUDENT IS PROGRESSING IN SCHOOL. 
Motion to Table this motion voted by roll call.  (7-1;  Nay: Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO DELAY ANY PILOT OF A COMPETENCY BASED GRADING SYSTEM FOR THE SECOND SEMESTER OF THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR AT EITHER NHS NORTH OR NHS SOUTH,  UNTIL THERE CAN BE A CONTROLLED PILOT WITH COURSES THAT HAVE CLEARLY DEFINED COMPETENCIES, SETS OF COURSE CONTENT EXPECTATIONS, CLEAR EXAMPLES OF PROFICIENCY LEVELS, AND RECOVERY PLANS THAT CAN BE COMMUNICATED IN WRITING TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS AND THAT IS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT HEADS, PRINCIPALS AND THE SUPERINTENDENT. 
Motion Fails by Roll Call.   (4-4;  Nay:  Mr. Hallowell, Ms. Van Twuyver, Mr. Farrington, Mr. Haas)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY THAT THE BOARD SUPPORTS THE TRANSITION TO STANDARDIZED COMPETENCY BASED GRADING SYSTEMS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL, AS OUTLINED BY THE HIGH SCHOOL FUTURE’S COMMITTEE.  HOWEVER, NO TEACHER SHALL BE REQUIRED TO USE COMPETENCY BASED GRADING UNTIL AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE BOE.  Motion Tabled.



JANUARY 13, 2014

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT THE DIGITAL WISH/DELL POWERING THE POSSIBLE PROGRAM GRANT ($69,799) TO FUND TEN (10) LAPTOPS AND TRAINING FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS AT DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. 
SO VOTED UNANIMOUSLY BY ROLL CALL.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO REFER THE DDA POLICY TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE FOR DISCUSSION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE IA AND IB COURSE FOR THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO SUPPORT THE ADMINISTRATION’S DECISION TO ALLOW DR. CRISP, LEDGE STREET, MT. PLEASANT,
NEW SEARLES, FAIRGROUNDS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND PENNICHUCK MIDDLE SCHOOL
FOR THE 2104 SPRING SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT FIELD TEST. 
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nays:  Dr. Murotake, Ms. Oden, Mrs. Ziehm)
 



DECEMBER 16, 2013

MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND UNIT C, SECRETARIES, NASHUA TEACHERS’ UNION, LOCAL 1044 AFT, AFL-CIO, JULY 1, 2013, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2015.   SO VOTED.

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE CONTRACTS WITH THE FOLLOWING PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE PROFESSORS: DAVID MARTIN, JONG KIM, PAMELA ANNESER, JASON SWIFT, TO REDESIGN THE GRAPHIC ARTS CURRICULUM IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,750 EACH FOR A TOTAL NOT TO EXCEED $11,000, ACCOUNT #91.03904. 041300 (PERKINS). THIS MOTION IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE COURSE REDESIGN/NAME CHANGE OF DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION I AND II.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POLICY GCGD – HIRING NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE RETIREES.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE PIANO AS A NEW COURSE. 
SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE HOSPITALITY AND HOTEL MANAGEMENT I AND II AS NEW COURSES.  SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE COURSE REDESIGN/NAME CHANGE OF DESIGN AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION I AND II.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO EXCLUDE ALGEBRA IA AND IB, WHICH ADMINISTRATION WILL BRING BACK AND CLARIFY AT THE JANUARY 13, 2104 BOARD MEETING. SO VOTED.
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE 2014-2015 PROGRAM OF STUDIES AS AMENDED. SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE REVISED JOB SHARE GUIDELINES, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE, THE FINAL REPORT OF THE AD HOC GOALS AND OBJECTIVES COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT AND PLACE ON THE, THE DISTRICT GRANTS AND GIFTS UPDATE.  SO VOTED.




NOVEMBER 25, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS, DATED NOVEMBER 5, 2013.  SO VOTED.

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONTACTS:  BIOTECHNOLOGY PURCHASES TOTALING: $24,222.90;  AUTOMOTIVE PURCHASES  $73,893.94;  CULINARY PURCHASES (NOT TO EXCEED) $33,000.00.  
SO VOTED.
 

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT THE FY 13 VENDORS REPORT OF EXPENDITURES GREATER THAN $10,000.  SO VOTED.
 

MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE POPPS FF, NAMING SCHOOL FACILITIES OR AREAS WITHIN FACILITIES, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 

MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO RESCIND POPPS 6201, GUIDELINES FOR NAMING SCHOOL FACILITIES OR AREAS WITHIN A FACILITY.  SO VOTED.
 

MR.  VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO RE-REFER POLICY GCGD, HIRING NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE RETIREES TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE SALARY INCREASES FOR NON-AFFILIATED STAFF, AS OUTLINED IN THE MEMO FROM MR. CONRAD DATED NOVEMBER 17, 2013. SO VOTED.
 

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE CHANGES TO THE TEACHERS’ COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, ITEMS 1, 2 AND 3 ON THE LETTER  DATED NOVEMBER 21, 2013.  SO VOTED.   (Mr. Haas abstained)

NOVEMBER 18, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE NORTH ATHLETICS BOOSTERS CLUB LEGACY WALKWAY PROPOSAL DATED NOVEMBER 14, 2013.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO INCLUDE ONLY THE FIRST 13 LINES OF THE REVISED PROPOSAL.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay:  Dr. Murotake, Mr. Mosher, Ms. Van Twuyver)
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE LINES 114 THROUGH 116, WHICH READ:  “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT A COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION BE TRANSMITTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OF NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT, MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF CITY OF NASHUA, STATE COMMISSION OF EDUCATION, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE.”  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL
.  (7-2; Nay:  Mr. Vaughan, Mr. Haas)
 
MR. MOSHER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE LINES 107 THROUGH 112, WHICH READS:  “THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL NOT ADMINISTER ANY ASSESSMENT OR TEST WHERE PRIVACY OF STUDENT INFORMATION CANNOT BE GUARANTEED TO THE FULL EXTENT OF DISTRICT PRIVACY POLICY, STATE PRIVACY LAWS OR FERPA, WHICHEVER IS STRICTER, AND REQUEST STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND GENERAL COURT TO FORBID USE OF ASSESSMENTS REQUIRING MANDATORY SUBMISSION OF PRIVACY INFORMATION WITHOUT PERMISSION AND OPT OUT, OR VIOLATE STATE PRIVACY LAWS, FERPA AND OTHER PRIVACY RULES.”
Motion Fails by Roll Call.  (4-5;  Yes:  Ms. Van Twuyver, Mrs. Ziehm, Mr. Mosher, Dr. Murotake)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE LINES 97 THROUGH 99.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-3;  Nay: Mr. Ryder, Mr. Vaughan, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
DR. MUROTAKE MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER, TO REPLACE THE RESOLUTION THAT WAS TAKEN FROM THE TABLE, WITH THE REVISED NASHUA RESOLUTION ON COMMON CORE, DATED NOVEMBER 15, 2013, AS FURTHER AMENDED THIS EVENING, WHICH ONLY INCLUDE LINES 1-13; 97-99; AND 114-116.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE NASHUA RESOLUTION ON COMMON CORE, AS AMENDED.
Motion Fails by Roll Call.   (3-6; Yes:  Ms. Van Twuyver,  Mr. Mosher, Dr. Murotake)

NOVEMBER 12, 2013

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE NASHUA BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE NASHUA TEACHER’S UNION, LOCAL 1044 AFT, AFL-CIO, DATED SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2016.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-0; Mr. Haas Abstained)
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT THE AD HOC GOALS & OBJECTIVES COMMITTEE’S SURVEY QUESTIONS, AND PLACE THEM ON FILE.   SO VOTED.

OCTOBER 28, 2013

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO REFER THE DRAFT POLICY, HIRING NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE RETIREES, TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO RE-REFER THE PRINCIPAL AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL SALARY SCALE FOR STARTING SALARIES, BACK TO THE HR COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED

OCTOBER 15, 2013

MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO AWARD THE HVAC SYSTEMS WATER TREATMENT SERVICES CONTRACT TO CLARITY WATER TECHNOLOGY OF TILTON, NH FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $11,150, ACCOUNT # 91.1.22.2620  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH THE YOUTH COUNCIL FOR UP TO SEVEN (7) DAILY SLOTS FOR GRADE 5 TO GRADE 8 STUDENTS WHO REQUIRE OUT-OF-SCHOOL SUSPENSION FOR THREE (3) OR MORE DAYS IN THE AMOUNT OF $61,325 IN FY14, ACCOUNT # 91.1.991110  53600.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO HOLD AT THE BOARD LEVEL, UNTIL THE BOARD PRESIDENT HAS HAD A CHANCE TO SCHEDULE A SPECIAL BOE MEETING TO CONSIDER THE PROPOSAL.  SO VOTED.

OCTOBER 3, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE A TRANSFER OF $8,500 (UNEXPENDED) FROM SUMMER SCHOOL ADDITIONAL HOURS AND $4,000 FROM ELO STIPEND, TO FUND AN ADDITIONAL PARA-EDUCATOR FOR FOUR GRADE 5 CLASSROOMS AT CHARLOTTE AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2013, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, TO ACCOUNT #91.1.131210  51100 CHARLOTTE PARA LABOR FROM ACCOUNT #S 91.1.991421  51650 AND 91.1.991600 51700.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH ICAT RESOURCES LLC, FOR ICAT TRAINING, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,500, ACCOUNT #91.3800.992210  53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE POLICY DDA, GRANT FUNDS, MATERIALS AND SERVICES, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO APPROVE KCD, PUBLIC GIFTS/DONATIONS, AS PRESENTED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO APPROVE KCD-R, PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC GIFTS OR DONATIONS, AS PRESENTED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO RESCIND POLICY 7022, ACCEPTING DONATIONS OF MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT AND POLICY 7022.1, DONATIONS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. MUISE MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE LOGO MARKED, “ORIGINAL”.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT’S REQUEST TO ATTEND AN OUT OF STATE SYMPOSIUM.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO APPOINT THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE TO THE AUDITORIUM COMMISSION:  SHAWN SMITH, MIKE FREDERICKSEN (EMS PRINCIPAL), DENNIS SCHNEIDER, AND KEVIN SWIFT (EMS BAND DIRECTOR).   SO VOTED.

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH BOOTHBY THERAPY SERVICES, LLC FOR ALTERNATIVE AUGMENTATIVE SERVICES FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT AN HOURLY RATE OF $87.67, WITH AN ANNUAL ESTIMATE OF $30,000, ACCOUNT # 91.03954.022190   53628.   SO VOTED.

 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE A 3-YEAR CONTRACT WITH SIEMENS FOR HVAC CONTROL MAINTENANCE AT BICENTENNIAL, AMHERST STREET AND DR. CRISP SCHOOLS, AT THE FOLLOWING ANNUAL RATES:  $12,483 FOR 2013-14; $12,732 FOR 2014-15; $12,987 FOR 2015-16, FOR A TOTAL OF $38,202, ACCOUNT # 91.1.22 2620   54243.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION BY ADDING, “…AND KEYS” TO PAGE 1, PARAGRAPH 4, FOLLOWING “…ID CARDS…”   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE DRAFT POLICY ECA-R, SAFE SCHOOL PROCEDURES, PENDING INCORPORATING THE SUPERINTENDENT’S REVISIONS, AS AMENDED.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE REVISED PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED SEPTEMBER 9, 2013, ITEMS 1-13 AND ADDED ITEMS 1-4.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT THE DONATION TO CHARLOTTE AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND PENNICHUCK MIDDLE SCHOOL OF 40 HP PROBOOK LAPTOPS ($19,960) FROM THE HP EMPLOYEE PRODUCT GIVING PROGRAM.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT THE GRANT FROM NH HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE TO PLANT OPERATIONS FOR $50,000.   SO VOTED.

AUGUST 15, 2013

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE NOMINATION OF WILFRED HENDERSON AS AN ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT NHS NORTH, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 13, 2013, AT A SALARY OF $80,000.  UPON EARNING HIS ADMINISTRATOR’S CERTIFICATION, THE SUPERINTENDENT WILL COME FORWARD WITH REVISED COMPENSATION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD THAT THE FINAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE WILL BE BROUGHT TO THE FULL BOARD ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2013.   SO VOTED.
 
MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO EXTEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE AD HOC GOALS & OBJECTIVES COMMITTEE TO DECEMBER 31, 2013, AND THAT THE FINAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE WILL BE BROUGHT TO THE FULL BOARD ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2013.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS, ITEMS #1-13, DATED AUGUST 12, 2013.  
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE 2014 BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT A $1,000 UNRESTRICTED GIFT FROM BOB’S DISCOUNT FURNITURE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION, INC. TO LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.

JULY 15, 2013

 MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE  TO AWARD A CARPETING CONTRACT TO GREGORY J. FLOORING, PER THE MEMO DATED JULY 3, 2013, FOR A TOTAL COST OF $14,124, ACCOUNT # 91.1.222620  54280.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE  TO AWARD THE PARKING LOT LINE STRIPING CONTRACT TO D & M STRIPING IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,000, ACCOUNT # 91.1.222620  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE  TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE ADULT LEARNING CENTER – CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR 15 SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS AT A TOTAL COST OF $284,850, ACCOUNT # 91.1.021267  53600;  AND TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE ADULT LEARNING CENTER – CLEARWAY HIGH SCHOOL FOR UP TO 50 STUDENTS AT A TOTAL COST OF $286,443, ACCOUNT # 91.1.991110  53600. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE LISA GINGRAS AS DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $88,000 EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO REMOVE ITEMS #10 AND #11 AND CHANGE IN ITEM #6, “MASTERS STEP 1” TO “MASTERS STEP 9.”  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS #1-14 DATED JULY 14, 2013 AS AMENDED. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE JILL PECK AS ELEMENTARY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR AT A SALARY OF $75,206 EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO UNSEAL THE TRANSCRIPT OF INTERVIEWS WITH ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CANDIDATES HELD ON JUNE 25, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE, TO APPROVE NASHUA EDUCATION FOUNDATION GRANTS TO FOUR SCHOOLS.  SO VOTED.

JUNE 26, 2013

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO AMEND THE MOTION TO READ,  “APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF 423 DESKTOP COMPUTERS FOR $249,147 OF WHICH $63,000 WILL UTILIZE FY13 FUNDS,  AND 56 MONITORS FOR $5,320 FROM COMPUTER HUT; AND ONE 6509 SWITCH FOR $91,023.18 FROM CISCO, FOR A TOTAL OF $345,490.18, ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71221.”   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF 423 DESKTOP COMPUTERS FOR $249,147 OF WHICH $63,000 WILL UTILIZE FY13 FUNDS,  AND 56 MONITORS FOR $5,320 FROM COMPUTER HUT; AND ONE 6509 SWITCH FOR $91,023.18 FROM CISCO, FOR A TOTAL OF $345,490.18, ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71221.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THERESA BOLICK, PH.D., FOR SPECIAL NEEDS SERVICES, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $30,000, ACCOUNT #91.03954.022190 53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH THE CARROLL CENTER FOR THE BLIND, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $30,000, ACCOUNT #91.03954.022190 53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH ABC THERAPY FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $141,329, ACCOUNT #91.1.022160 53614.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH CLARK ASSOCIATES FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $668,114,  ACCOUNT #91.1.022160 53614.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH NEW ENGLAND SPORTS FLOOR TO REFINISH WOOD FLOORS IN SCHOOL GYMNASIUMS AND CAFETERIAS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $36,408, ACCOUNT #91.1.222620 53628.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A CARGO VAN AT A COST OF $25,987, THROUGH GRAPPONE FORD USING STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE PRICING.  ACCOUNT # 91.1.222620.81500 (VEHICLES).   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE ADAM ROZUMEK AS DIRECTOR OF ADULT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $80,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-2;  Nay: Mr. Ryder, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE TITLE I OFFICE MANAGER.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION TO READ, “APPROVE THE IN-HOUSE SUSPENSION POSITION FOR ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, AND REMOVE 3 PARAEDUCATOR POSITIONS FROM ELM STREET.”   SO VOTED.
 
APPROVE THE IN-HOUSE SUSPENSION POSITION FOR ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, AND REMOVE 3 PARAEDUCATOR POSITIONS FROM ELM STREET.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JUNE 25, 2013, ITEMS 1-3.   SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO DIVIDE THE MOTION INTO TWO PARTS; ONE TO ELECT THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE OTHER TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDED SALARY.   
Motion Fails.  (4-4;  Yes:  Mr. Ryder, Ms. Van Twuyver, Mrs. Ziehm, Dr. Murotake)
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELECT IAN ATWELL, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $80,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.   SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (6-2;  Nay:  Mr. Ryder, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM ELECT JACQUELINE OKONAK, ELEMENTARY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $73,000, AT A SCHOOL TO BE DETERMINED, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ELECT MARIE ALSUP, ELEMENTARY ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SCHOOL TO BE DETERMINED, AT A SALARY OF $73,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (Nays:  Mr. Ryder, Mrs. Ziehm, Dr. Murotake)
 
MR. HASS MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO ELECT GINA BERGSKAUG, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NHS NORTH, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A SALARY OF $82,215, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.   SO VOTED.

JUNE 10, 2013

MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO APPROVE POLICY JEB, AGE OF ENTRANCE, AS PRESENTED, AND TO ALLOW ADMINISTRATION TO EXTEND THE JUNE 1ST DEADLINE CONTAINED IN THAT POLICY FOR EARLY ADMISSION, AS APPROPRIATE, FOR THIS YEAR ONLY.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO RESCIND POLICY 3210, ATTENDANCE.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. RYDER TO APPROVE POLICY JF, ENROLLMENT, AS AMENDED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ACCEPT THE CHANGES TO THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS DATED JUNE 10, 2013, ITEMS #1-37.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE, THAT BOARD MEMBERS WHO WISH TO HAVE THEIR CONCERNS REGARDING CITY ORDINANCE O‐13‐043 REFERENCED IN A LIST FOR THE BOA, SEND THEM TO THE BOARD PRESIDENT IN A NOTE, FOR INCLUSION.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO AMEND, AND REMOVE THE 1ST SENTENCE IN SECTION THREE ON BASE SALARY. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT TO COVER JULY 1, 2013 TO JUNE 30, 2015.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-2; Nay:  Mr. Ryder, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE THE PARTICIPATION IN AN i3 / CSSR GRANT PROPOSAL.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE APPROPRIATION LEGISLATION FOR THE CTE TUITION FUNDS.  SO VOTED.

MAY 28, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH PERFORMANCE REHAB, INC. TO PROVIDE ATHLETIC TRAINING SERVICES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $54,240 FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, ACCOUNT # 91.1. 03/041408  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH MULTI-STATE BILLING TO PROVIDE MEDICAID BILLING AND CONSULTING SERVICES AT A FEE OF 8% OF THE INVOICE AMOUNT, ACCOUNT # 91.1.022332  53628.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE POPPS #4222 AS AMENDED, AND RENAME IT TO JLCAI, EYE CLINICS. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY  MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE CHERRIE FULTON, DIRECTOR OF TITLE I SERVICES, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY  MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE SALARY FOR THE DIRECTOR OF TITLE I SERVICES AT $82,000,  EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY  MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE NON-AFFILIATED EMPLOYEES HANDBOOK AS AMENDED. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE THREE PERSON AD HOC “GOALS & OBJECTIVES” COMMITTEE BE:  MS. VAN TWUYVER (CHAIR),  MR. VAUGHAN, MS. MUISE, AND MR. RYDER AS ALTERNATE.  SO VOTED.

MAY 13, 2013

MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO ADD TWO UNASSIGNED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, AT A TOTAL COST OF $90,000 TO OUR FY2014 OPERATING BUDGET, IN ANTICIPATION OF THE MAYOR REDUCING DEFERRED MAINTENANCE FOR FY2014 FROM $300,000 TO $200,000.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE FY2014 PROJECTED REVENUE OF $39,643,863, AS PRESENTED EARLIER TONIGHT.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO AMEND THE MOTION, TO CHANGE THE “NOT TO EXCEED NUMBER” TO $1,966.953; CHANGE THE REMAINDER TO BE $64,266; AND CHANGE THE TOTAL FUNDING TO BE $2,016.953.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO AWARD THE ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM INSTALLATION CONTRACT TO SECURADYNE OF WILMINGTON, MA, IN THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,966.953.   FUNDING OF $1,902,687 TO COME FROM ACCOUNT # 91.5800.994600, WITH THE REMAINDER ($64,266) TO COME FROM ACCOUNT # 91.1001.994600  (DEFERRED MAINTENANCE).  ADDITIONALLY, A 2.5% CONTINGENCY ($50,000)  FROM DEFERRED MAINTENANCE IS TO BE HELD IN RESERVE, RESULTING IN A TOTAL FUNDING OF $2,016,953.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (8-0)
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO AWARD THE RE-TUBING OF TWO BOILERS TO DILLON BOILER SERVICES COMPANY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $37,000, ACCOUNT #91.1001.994600 (DEFERRED MAINTENANCE).   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE PLANETERIA TO RE-DESIGN THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITE AT A COST OF $49,881 WITH $30,000 COMING FROM ACCOUNT #91.1.992225 71228 (COMPUTER SOFTWARE) AND A TRANSFER OF $20,000 FROM ACCOUNT #91.9.992225 (NATURAL GAS).   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE AMY CASSIDY, FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, EFFECTIVE JULY 15, 2013, AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $74,200.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE MICHAEL FREDERICKSEN, PRINCIPAL, ELM STREET MIDDLE SCHOOL, FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013, AT A SALARY OF $94,395.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER THAT A COMMITTEE OF FOUR BOARD MEMBERS AND ONE ALTERNATE, BE FORMED TO RECOMMEND DISTRICT GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR BOTH THE NEXT YEAR AND THE NEXT THREE YEARS.  THE COMMITTEE SHALL DELIVER DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 31, 2013 AND A FINAL SET OF RECOMMENDATIONS ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2013.   
SO VOTED.

APRIL 17, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE to award the track and tennis court rehabilitation to Field Turf for a total project cost of $1,172,419.98; Funds to come from the school capital reserve, Account #91.7073.994000.81200.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF 240 LAPTOP COMPUTERS, 10 DESKTOP COMPUTERS, 110 APPLE IPADS WITH COVERS, AND 14 STORAGE CARTS, FOR A TOTAL OF $41,329, CHARGED TO THE IDEA GRANT, ACCOUNT #91.3800.021210  71221. 
SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A 2013 FORD ESCAPE FROM GRAPPONE AUTOMOTIVE AT A PURCHASE OF $19,868, TO BE USED FOR THE DRIVER’S EDUCATION COURSE, ACCOUNT #91.2201.041490  81500.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE A CONTRACT WITH THE FIRST CHURCH FOR RENTAL SPACE FOR TITLE I NURSERY SCHOOL CLASSROOMS AT A COST OF $44,292, ACCOUNT #91.3800.231249  54807.  SO VOTED. (Mr. Haas abstained)
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO AMEND THE MOTION TO REMOVE THE SALARY FROM THIS MOTION, AND VOTE ON THE SALARY IN A SEPARATE MOTION.  SO VOTED.  (5-4)
 
mr. haAS moved, seconded by ms. muise to elect Karen Crebase, AS Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Evaluation, for the 2013-14 school year, effective July 1, 2013.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL (9-0).
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO AMEND THE MOTION BY CHANGING THE SALARY TO $95,000 FOR THE FIRST YEAR. 
Motion Fails by roll call vote.  (4-5; Yes: Mr. Ryder, Ms. Van Twuyver, Dr. Murotake, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
mr. haAS moved, seconded by ms. muise to approve a salary of $105,000 for Karen Crebase, AS Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Evaluation, for the 2013-14 school year, effective July 1, 2013.
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-4;  Nay: Mr. Ryder, Ms. Van Twuyver, Dr. Murotake, Mrs. Ziehm)
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE A $500 DONATION FROM EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION TO DR. CRISP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE A $350 DONATION FROM INTEGRATED PAPER RECYCLERS, LLC TO THE 21ST CENTURY EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM.  SO VOTED.

APRIL 8, 2013

MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO PREPARE AN RFP FOR BROAD STREET SCHOOL RENOVATIONS AND REFER THE PROJECT TO THE JSSBC.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (9-0)
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO APPROVE A DONATION OF $6,841.22 FROM THE NEW HAMPSHIRE GRAPHIC ARTS ASSOCIATION TO THE NASHUA TECHNOLOGY CENTER PRINTING PROGRAM AT NHS NORTH.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO REPLACE THE JOB DESCRIPTION (DIRECTOR OF TITLE I SERVICES & DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN) WITH THE REVISED VERSION DATED APRIL 3, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE NEW JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE DIRECTOR OF TITLE I SERVICES & DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN.  SO VOTED.
 

MARCH 26, 2013

MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT’S FY2014 BUDGET AS AMENDED, IN THE AMOUNT OF $97,349,345.02, AN INCREASE OF 1.71%.  SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.   (7-2,  Nay:  Mr. Ryder, Dr. Murotake)

MARCH 25, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE To approve a telecommunications contract with FairPoint, at a monthly cost of $4,203 plus long-distance costs at $.039 per minute.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE To approve altering the land at Ledge Street School to build an outdoor classroom, sponsored by The Big Day of Serving at no cost to the Nashua School District.   SO VOTED.
 
MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE To approve completing Phase 3 paving at Elm Street Middle School by Hudson Paving, for an amount not to exceed $125,975 subject to a variable price of oil, funded from the School Capital Reserve Account # 91.5800.054600.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO AMEND THE MOTION TO CHANGE THE LINE THAT READS, “…ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL SALARY PLAN” TO, “… SALARY TO BE DETERMINED SUBJECT TO QUALIFICATIONS.”  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. HALLOWELL TO APPROVE THE NEW JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE DIRECTOR OF TITLE I SERVICES & DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN.  Motion Tabled.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE CHANGE IN STATUS FOR MICHELLE PAPANICOLAU FROM INTERIM CTE CO-DIRECTOR TO CTE CO-DIRECTOR, EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT REQUEST FOR OUT OF STATE TRAVEL TO ATTEND THE NELLIE MAY EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S “INVENTING THE FUTURE; LEARNING 2030” CONFERENCE.  SO VOTED.

MARCH 11, 2013

MS. VAN TWUYVER MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ASK THE CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER THE POLICY ON RETENTION.  SO VOTED.

FEBRUARY 19, 2013

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL CALENDAR, AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION. 
SO VOTED.

FEBRUARY 11, 2013

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE to award the purchase of Columbine locks for Nashua School District schools, to Surveillance Specialties of Wilmington, MA for a cost of $387,262 PLUS a contingency of $20,000, for a total of $407,262, funding to come from bond proceeds.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE to APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF EIGHT (8) HOSPITAL BEDS FOR THE CTE PROGRAM, FROM BETA MEDICAL AT A COST OF $12,932, ACCOUNT # 91.3800.041300  71999  91.03903.041300.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE A LASER ENGRAVER FOR THE CTE PROGRAM, FROM HURRICANE LASERS FOR A COST OF $12,000, ACCOUNT # 91.3800.041300  71999  91.03903.041300.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. VAUGHAN MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDED ACCESS CONTROL MEASURES DOCUMENT, DATED FEBRUARY 2013, WITH A TOTAL ESTIMATED COST OF $2.4 MILLION, AS PRESENTED BY ADMINISTRATION.  SO VOTED.

JANUARY 29, 2013

MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS ITEMS 1-14 AS PRESENTED ON JANUARY 22, 2013.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ELECT KRISTINA HEDBERG, INTERIM ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR, AT A STIPEND OF $2,000.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HAAS MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. MOSHER TO ACCEPT THE RETIREMENT OF ALTHEA SHEAFF, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION, EFFECTIVE AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE THE SUPERINTENDENT’S TRAVEL TO SAN DIEGO ON FEBRUARY 26TH AND 27TH TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE, AT NO COST TO THE DISTRICT.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT A GIFT TO THE NASHUA SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THE FRIENDS OF NASHUA ATHLETICS FOR $37,360.53.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO ACCEPT A 2013, $700 TARGET FIELD TRIP GRANT TO SUNSET HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.
 
MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. MUISE TO ACCEPT A 2013, $700 TARGET FIELD TRIP GRANT TO LEDGE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.

JANUARY 14, 2013

MR. RYDER MOVED, SECONDED BY MRS. ZIEHM TO APPROVE ADDING A PARA-EDUCATOR ON BEHAVIORAL ISSUES TO FAIRGROUNDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, TO BE FUNDED FROM ACCOUNT # 91.1.99  1160 AND 51  800, AS PRESENTED. SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE ELL PROGRAM CHANGES IN THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO APPROVE ACCEPTED HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL GEOMETRY, THROUGH THE VIRTUAL LEARNING ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO APPROVE THE FRESHMAN WRITING COURSE, AS PRESENTED.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO DISCUSS THE POLICY ON HOLDING STUDENTS BACK, IN THE CURRICULUM & EVALUATION COMMITTEE.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY DR. MUROTAKE TO UPHOLD THE UNION’S POSITION IN THEIR CUSTODIAL GRIEVANCE.  
SO VOTED BY ROLL CALL.  (5-2;  Nay: Mr. Ryder, Mr. Haas)

JANUARY 2, 2013

MR. HALLOWELL MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO AMEND TO THE MOTION TO SAY, NOT TO EXCEED $110,000 FOR A DIGITAL ACCESS SYSTEM.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MS. VAN TWUYVER TO PROCEED WITH THE INSTALLATION OF MAIN ENTRANCE(S) ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM, WITH SURVEILLANCE SPECIALTIES, AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $110,000 FOR A DIGITAL ACCESS SYSTEM, FROM THE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE ACCOUNT.  SO VOTED.
 
MRS. ZIEHM MOVED, SECONDED BY MR. VAUGHAN TO PROCEED WITH AN RFP FOR INSTALLATION OF COLUMBINE TYPE LOCKS AND RE-KEYING OF EXISTING LOCKS IN THE ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS, AS PROPOSED IN THE 12/27/12 MEMO FROM MR. SMITH TO MR. CONRAD. 
SO VOTED.