PRESENT: Joseph Ferris, Sara Young-Knox, Brian Hastings, Jim Hill, and Kevin Richard.  The meeting was held at the Albany Town Hall.


  1. Chair Ferris called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.


  1. Approval of Minutes (6-9-16)Sara Young-Knox moved to approve the minutes of June 9, 2016. The motion was seconded by Joe Ferris and passed 2-0-0.




  1. Public – none


  1. Board Member – none


  1. Signing of Manifest – The manifest was signed as presented.


  1. Business Affairs


  1. Attendance at Meetings – Joe (4), Sara (2)


  1. Meeting with CES Principal to Discuss Transportation Options – Brian Hastings,                         Principal of Conway Elementary School, discussed the process for bus charges to                             parents/guardians.  MacIver Transportation is charging a $50 fee for bringing                          students back to school if no one is home, and Mr. Hastings would like that                                         charge passed on to parents/guardians.  The Board will give the principal                                  discretion on the first offense and emergencies.  Mr. Hastings will send out                                        letter to all parents/guardians.


  1. FYI – Summary of Expenses and Receipts for 2015-16 – Kevin reviewed this report.


  1. Correspondence from Becky Jefferson (School District Assessment 2015-16 Overpayment – The correspondence was reviewed.


  1. Superintendent’s Report


  1. The Joint Boards meeting is September 15th at 6:00 p.m. in the CPDC.


  1. Board Member Vacancy – No one is interested at this time.


  1. Discussed potential of Albany students (home school and non-tuitioned to KMS) participating in co-curricular activities at the 7th and 8th grade level. The Albany School District is obligated to pay




  1. Any Other Business


A.     Set Date for Next Meeting – The next meeting will be on November 8th at 5:30 p.m.


  1. Public Comments – Steve Knox asked about enrollments at Conway schools. Kevin noted that it is 265+ at Conway Elementary and Pine Tree School and approximately 230 at John Fuller School.  Mr. Knox also asked if Conway would be closing a facility and Kevin answered not at this time.  Mr. Knox asked if there would be any benefit if the town fiscal year were the same as the school fiscal year.


  1. Sara Young-Knox moved to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Joe Ferris          and passed 2-0-0 at 6:00 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Kevin Richard

Superintendent of Schools