May 13, 2019 agenda

1. MINUTES

A copy of the minutes from the April 8, 2019 Regular Board of Education Meeting was emailed to board members. If there are no additions or corrections, the Superintendent would recommend approval.

2. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

3. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION (OPEN FORUM)

It is the policy of the Board of Education to allow public comment during the visitors period of the meeting, it is not our policy to engage in public debate. Your comments and statements are heard and are greatly appreciated. If there is information we can provide for you after the meeting, feel free to contact the Superintendent’s Office with your request and we will do our best to get information for your needs as soon as possible. We ask that all speakers identify themselves verbally, and, if applicable, the organization they are representing so they may be recognized by the Board President. Open Forum is limited to a maximum of 30 minutes with 3 minutes allocated to each speaker.

4. REPORTS

  • PTA/PTSA
  • Student Council
  • Personnel
  • Curriculum

5. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Student Placements – CSE/CPSE Recommendations (attached)

B. Financial Reports (attached)
Warrant 10A, 10B, and 10C
Internal Claims Auditor’s Report
Treasurer’s Report as of March 31, 2019

C. Approve Recycling Computer Equipment (attached)

D. Approve Discarding Library Books and Materials at Big Cross Street Elementary School (attached)

E. Approve the Cross Country Trip to Manhattan College on Saturday, October 12, 2019 (attached)

F. Approve the Varsity Boys Swimming & Diving Educational and Team Bonding Trip at SUNY Cortland from January 31, 2020 – February 2, 2020 (attached)

G. PERSONNEL

 1. Professional Retirement:

  • Martinez, Janel, Nurse, Effective December 20, 2019

2. Professional Appointments:

  • Swensen, Matthew, English Language Arts Teacher, Step 6 MA, $50,649.00, Effective September 1, 2019, Probationary Period: September 1, 2019 – September 1, 2023
  • Lafferty, Hannah, Elementary Education, Step 5 MA, $50,000.00, Effective September 1, 2019, Probationary Period: September 1, 2019 – September 1, 2022
  • Gray, Laura, Library Media Specialist, Step 7 MA, $51,483.00, Effective September 1, 2019, Probationary Period: September 1, 2019 – September 1, 2022
  • Babson, Avery, Foreign Language Teacher, Step 12 MA, $56,440.00, Effective September 1, 2019, Probationary Period: September 1, 2019 – September 1, 2022                 

3. Non-Teaching Resignations:           

  • Lozada, Matthew, Cleaner, Effective March 8, 2019
  • French, Shirley, Teacher Aide, Effective June 26, 2019
  • Sullivan, Kasey, Teacher Assistant, Effective June 26, 2019

4. Non-Teaching Change in Assignment:     

  • Alheim, Mary, from Part-Time Bus Monitor to Part-Time Bus Driver, Effective May 6, 2019, Salary; $16.44/hour, Probationary Period: May 6, 2019 – November 6, 2019

5. Collaborative Summer Program Teacher Appointment (7/2/19-8/10/19)

  • Clough, Amanda, Elementary Teacher, $3,987

6. Tenure Appointments:

  • Grieve, Deidre, Social Worker, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Heames, Richard, Science Teacher, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Johnson, Julie, Family & Consumer Science Teacher, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Lewis, Kimberly, Elementary Education Teacher, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Mazza, Cameron, Social Worker, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Moynihan, Melissa, Elementary Education Teacher, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Reed, Suzanne, Art Teacher, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Scales, Fiona, Music Teacher, Effective September 1, 2019
  • Winter-Walton, Christal, Special Education Teacher, September 1, 2019

7. Volunteer Coaches (2018-19)

  • Endieveri, John, Modified Baseball
  • Gormley, Patrick, Boys Modified Lacrosse
  • Parks, Bill, Track
  • Richards, Scott, JV & Modified Softball

END OF CONSENT AGENDA           

6. Approve the SEQRA Resolution for the emergency replacement of five boilers at Sanford Street School (attached) (Roll Call)

7. Approve the Resolution for the removal and replacement of the five boilers affecting the health and safety of students and staff as defined as a recovery project pursuant to the requirements of the New York State Education Department (attached) (Roll Call)

8. CORRESPONDENCE

9. OLD BUSINESS

10. NEW BUSINESS

11. EXECUTIVE SESSION

12. ADJOURNMENT