Minutes of the Lamoine Budget Committee
January 12, 2004

Vice Chairman Joe Young called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM

Present were: Budget Committee members Robin Veysey, Joe Young, Hubene Brodie, Linda Feury; School Committee members Tammy Dickey, Bonnie Marckoon, Frank Murray, Faith Perkins; Principal Val Perkins, Business Manager David Bridgham, Selectman Jo Cooper and Administrative Assistant Stu Marckoon.

Minutes – Hubene moved to approve the minutes of January 5, 2004 as written. Robin 2nd. Vote in favor was 4-0.

School Budget Review – Joe asked Mr. Bridgham to review the school budget line items. Mr. Bridgham spoke about the following:

There was a brief discussion on state special education policy. Linda asked if Mr. Bridgham would check on the special Ed teacher pay issue.

Joe said the Budget Committee feels the school committee did an excellent job on the budget. He said the meeting is a good opportunity to get together and be in full agreement. Mr. Perkins said it was helpful to have the town meeting in March, as it forces the administration to begin planning early.

Next meeting – The next meeting will be Monday, January 26, 2004 at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall to make recommendations. Faith Perkins asked if the Budget Committee wanted anyone from the School Board to attend. Joe said they’re always welcome.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:48 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Stu Marckoon, Adm. Asst.