Weston Public Schools
June 17, 2019 7:30 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. CALL TO ORDER, VERIFICATION OF QUORUM
Gina Albert
II. EXECUTIVE SESSION
II.A. Collective Bargaining
II.B. Discussion of Salary and Contract Term for 2019-2020 Unaffiliated Central Office Administrators: Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Personnel Services, Director of Human Resources and Internal Counsel, Director of Finance and Operations, and Director of Digital Learning and Technology
II.C. Discussion of Confidential Communications Subject to Attorney-Client Privilege
II.D. Discussion of Superintendent of Schools Contract
III. RESUME PUBLIC SESSION
IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Gina Albert
V. RECOGNITION
V.A. Recognition and Presentation of Weston High School 2019 Girls Tennis Team, Class S State Champions and Coaching Staff, Weston High School 2019 Girls Track and Field, Class M State Champions and Coaching Staff, CIAC All-State Athletes, and CIAC All-New England Athletes
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education recognize the Weston High School Girls Tennis Team, Class S State Champions, Weston High School Girls Track and Field, Class M State Champions, CIAC All-State athletes and CIAC All-New England Athletes; passed with a motion by Ellen Uzenoff and a second by Anthony Pesco.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.B. Recognition of Connecticut Association of Schools Scholar Leader Award Recipients
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education recognize Paige Cobrin and Caitlyn McKiernan as the recipients of the Connecticut Association of Schools Scholar Leader Award; passed with a motion by Anthony Pesco and a second by Ellen Uzenoff.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.C. Recognition of 2019 National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) All-State, All-Eastern and All-National Honors
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education recognize recipients of the 2019 National Association for Music Educators All-State, All-Eastern and All-National Honors; passed with a motion by Ruby Hedge and a second by Daniel McNeill.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.D. Recognition of the 2019 High School HALO Award Recipients
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Board of Education recognize the recipients of 2019 HALO awards; passed with a motion by Daniel McNeill and a second by Ruby Hedge.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.E. Recognition of Donation from WestonArts
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Public School recognize the donation from WestonArts for the purchase of a concert bass drum; passed with a motion by Anthony Pesco and a second by Ruby Hedge.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.F. Recognition of the Presidents of 2018-2019 Weston High School, Weston Middle School, Weston Intermediate School and Hurlbutt Elementary School Parent Teacher Organizations
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education recognize the 2018-2019 Parent Teacher Organization Presidents; passed with a motion by Ruby Hedge and a second by Daniel McNeill.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.G. Recognition of Weston Public Schools 2018-2019 Parent Teacher Organizations Funded Initiatives
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education recognize the Weston Public Schools 2018-2019 Parent Teacher Organizations funded initiatives; passed with a motion by Anthony Pesco and a second by Ruby Hedge.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
V.H. Ms. Gina Albert, Board Chairperson, to Honor Daniel McNeill for his Four Years of Service to the Weston Board of Education
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education recognize Mr. Daniel McNeill for his four years of service to the Weston Board of Education; passed with a motion by Ruby Hedge and a second by Ellen Uzenoff.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Abstain
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Gina Albert
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education approve the minutes from May 20, 2019 Executive and Regular Sessions, May 23, 2019 Executive Session, May 28, 2019 Executive Session, May 30, 2019 Workshop, May 31, 2019 Special Meeting and June 11, 2019 Executive and Regular Sessions; passed with a motion by Ellen Uzenoff and a second by Anthony Pesco.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VII. PUBLIC COMMENT
Gina Albert
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
VIII.A. Addition of New Item VIII.H.6, Director of Facilities
VIII.B. Retirements
VIII.B.1. Recognition of Retirees
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Board of Education recognize the retirement of Mary Ann Vorvis and Stephanie Gallo; passed with a motion by Ellen Uzenoff and a second by Ruby Hedge.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Absent
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VIII.C. Resignations
VIII.C.1. Acknowledgement of Resignation(s)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board acknowledge the resignation of Douglas Belliveau, Weston High School English Teacher; passed with a motion by Ellen Uzenoff and a second by Ruby Hedge.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Absent
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Absent
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VIII.D. School Start and End Time Report
Attachments
VIII.E. Discussion and Approval of New Textbook Adoption for Weston High School AP Music Theory
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education approve the textbook adoption for Weston High School AP Music Theory; passed with a motion by Daniel McNeill and a second by Taffy Miller.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Yes
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VIII.F. Discussion and Approval of New Textbook Adoption for Weston Middle School Science Resources
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education approve the new textbook adoption of Weston Middle School science resources; passed with a motion by Anthony Pesco and a second by Ruby Hedge.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Yes
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VIII.G. Discussion and Approval for Recommended Repairs to Revson Varsity Field and the softball field at Weston Middle School
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education approve the recommended repairs to Revson Varsity Field and the softball field at Weston Middle School, and approve Diamond Landscaping as approved vendor; passed with a motion by Ruby Hedge and a second by Ellen Uzenoff.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Yes
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VIII.H. Eleventh FY 2019 Financial Update and Approval of Transfers
Richard Rudl
Attachments
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Move that the Weston Board of Education approve the eleventh FY 2019 Financial Update and Approval of Transfers as presented by Mr. Rudl; passed with a motion by Anthony Pesco and a second by Ellen Uzenoff.

Member Votes
Ruby Hedge Yes
Melissa Walker Absent
Taffy Miller Yes
Gina Albert Yes
Daniel McNeill Yes
Anthony Pesco Yes
Ellen Uzenoff Yes
VIII.I. Discussion and Vote on Salary and Contract Term for 2019-2020 Unaffiliated Central Office Administrators
VIII.I.1. Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction Contract
VIII.I.2. Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Personnel Services Contract
VIII.I.3. Director of Human Resources and Internal Counsel Contract
VIII.I.4. Director of Finance and Operations Contract
VIII.I.5. Director of Digital Learning and Technology Contract
VIII.I.6. Director of Facilities
VIII.J. Discussion and Vote on Superintendent of Schools Contract
VIII.K. Discussion and Vote to Rescind Non-Renewals of Teachers
VIII.L. Ratifications of Memoranda of Understanding Between theWeston Board of Education and Local 1303-110 of Council 4 AFSCME, AFL-CIO
VIII.M. Weston Board of Education Policies, Regulations, and Bylaws
Lewis Brey
VIII.M.1. First Reading of Policy 4113.3, Background Checks
Attachments
VIII.M.2. First Reading of Policy 4111.1, Plan for Minority Staff Recruitment
Attachments
VIII.M.3. First Reading and Administrative Regulation 4118.25/5141.4, Reports of Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect
Attachments
IX. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
William McKersie
IX.A. District Update
William McKersie
X. COMMITTEE REPORTS
X.A. Communications Committee
X.B. Curriculum Committee
Attachments
X.C. Facilities Committee
Attachments
X.D. Finance Committee
X.E. Policy Committee
Attachments
X.F. Negotiations Committee
X.G. CES
X.H. CABE
X.I. Weston Education Foundation
XI. WRITTEN REPORTS
Gina Albert
XI.A. Principals' Reports
William McKersie
Attachments
XII. NEXT SCHEDULED MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
William McKersie
XII.A. Regular Session on July 22, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
William McKersie
XII.B. Review of Pending Agenda Items for Next Meeting
William McKersie
XIII. ADJOURNMENT
Gina Albert