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MAIDSTONE ANNUAL SCHOOL MEETING March 3, 2015

posted Mar 17, 2015, 7:32 AM by Bruce Richardson

 MAIDSTONE ANNUAL SCHOOL MEETING

March 3, 2015

Bruce Hobaugh moved to postpone the School Meeting until after the Town Meeting.  Louise Lufkin seconded the motion and the motion carried.

CTO: 8:30 P.M.

ATTENDANCE: Judi and Shawn Conant, Guilbert and Nancy Desrochers, Roger and Susan Irwin, Douglas Lord, Bradley and Cheryl McVetty, Kathy Noyes, Mary Richardson, and Lloyd Tippet.  

ARTICLE 1: TO ELECT A MODERATOR FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AS REQUIRED BY LAW:

The clerk opened the floor for nominations. Roger Irwin nominated Shawn Conant. Douglas Lord seconded the motion. There being no further nominations, a vote was taken and Shawn Conant was elected as Moderator for a 1-year term.

ARTICLE 2: TO ELECT A SCHOOL DIRECTOR FOR A TERM OF 3 YEARS.

Cheryl McVetty nominated Lyn Schmucker.  Mary Richardson seconded the motion. There being no further nominations, Nancy Desrochers moved to have the Clerk cast one ballot for Lyn Schmucker for a 3-year term. The motion was seconded a vote was taken and the Clerk cast 1 ballot electing Lyn Schmucker as School director for a 3-year term.

ARTICLE 3: SHALL THE VOTERS OF THE MAIDSTONE SCHOOL DISTRICT AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PLACE ALL UNENCUMBERED FUNDS INTO THE RESERVE FUND UNDER THE CONTROL AND DIRECTION OF THE SCHOOL DIRECTORS FOR THE PURPOSE OF UNANTICIPATED EDUCATION COSTS?

Lloyd Tippet moved to accept Article 3 as printed.  Roger Irwin seconded the motion. After some discussion, a vote was taken and Article 3 passed.

ARTICLE 4: SHALL THE VOTERS OF THE MAIDSTONE TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT RAISE $271,733, THE AMOUNT NECESSARY TO OPERATE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR BEGINNING JULY1, 2015?

Lloyd Tippett moved to accept Article 4 as written.  Douglas Lord seconded the motion.  After discussion a vote was taken and Article 4 passed.

ARTICLE 5: SHALL THE TOWN OF MAIDSTONE HOLD ITS 2015 ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING ON MARCH 1, 2016 AT 7:00 P.M?

Nancy Desrochers moved to amend Article 5 to read “March 2, 2016” Lloyd Tippet seconded the motion, a vote was taken and the amendment passed.  After discussion, a vote was taken on the amended main motion, and Article 5 passed as amended.

ARTICLE 6: TO TRANSACT ANY OTHER NON-BINDING BUSINESS PROPER TO BE BROUGHT BEFORE SAID MEETING.

ADJOURN: There being no other business, it was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:44 p.m.  A vote was taken and all were in favor.

MINUTES respectfully submitted by Susan L. Irwin

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