• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING

    Secondary Media Center
    October 27, 2015
    7:00pm

    1. CALL TO ORDER

    2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    3. READING OF THE MISSION STATEMENT

    Clinton Central School proudly educates and empowers students to realize their potential and become thoughtful, contributing members of society.

    4. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    The Board encourages public participation on school related matters at Board meetings. To allow for this, a period of not more than 30 minutes shall be set aside at each Board meeting. Speakers shall limit their comments to no more than 5 minutes. The Board will not permit, in public session, discussion involving District personnel or students. All speakers are to conduct themselves in a civil manner. Questions and comments from the public concerning matters which are not on the agenda will be taken under consideration and referred to the Superintendent for appropriate action. If the Board considers a topic extraordinary and requires a discussion taking longer than 30 minutes, the Board will consider designating a separate forum dedicated to that topic.

    5. PUBLIC HEARING: DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN

    6. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF

    A. Bright Spots
         • National Honor Society Induction
         • Board of Education Recognition
         • Math Field Trip
         • NYSSMA Art Exhibit
         • Bullying Poster

    B. Superintendent’s Report
         • Tax Freeze Rebate
         • 2014-2015 Assessment Data K-12

    C. Administrators Reports

    7. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)
     

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for October 27, 2015  

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on September 22, 2015  Minutes for September 22, 2015      

    C. Summary Treasurer’s Report for August & September 2015  Summary Treasurer's Reports       

    D. Treasurer’s Report for August & September 2015  Treasurer's Reports for August & September 2015      

    E. Executive Summary for August & September 2015   Executive Summaries      

    F. Revenues/Expenditures by Month  Revenues/Expenditures by Month         

    G. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report for 9/8/15 through 10/22/15.    (Exhibit #6)
                             

    Initial Review

    1

    Program Review

    9

    Annual Review

    0

    Reevaluation (Triennial)

    1

    Administrative Transfer

    1

    Preschool

    0

    504 Review

    1

    504 Initial

    2

    Amendment with No Meeting Held

    1




      






    H. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel (Exhibit #7)

    8. COMMITTEE/LIAISON REPORTS

    A. Subcommittees
         1. Facilities Committee – Mr. Bill Huggins
         2. Finance Committee – Ms. Megan Burdick
         3. Policy Committee – Ms. Erica Shaw

    B. Liaisons
         1. Clinton Foundation – Mr. Tim Thomas
         2. District Planning Team – Ms. Amy Franz
         3. Safety Committee – Mr. Bill Huggins
         4. School Boards Institute – Ms. Amy Franz
         5. Technology – Ms. Megan Burdick

    9. NEW BUSINESS

    A. Policy

    1. BE IT RESOLVED that revised draft policy #5300.65 be adopted.   Draft Policy #5300.65     
        NOTE: This is the first reading.

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, in response to the examination prepared by the D’Arcangelo & Co., LLP, covering the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, the corresponding corrective action plan submitted to NYSED by the Clinton Central School District, be accepted and made part of this school district’s records.  Corrective Action Plan         

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, in accordance with Board Policy #6150, the attached 2015-2016 line item budget transfer, be approved.   (Exhibit #10)      

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accept a donation of $16,000 from the Sports Boosters and $10,000 from the Rob Esche Save of the Day Foundation to fund the Clinton Warriors Girls Ice Hockey program.   Girls Hockey Donations

    Revenue Distribution:

         $26,000     A.2705 (Gifts and Donations)

    Budgetary Distribution:

         $9,104      A.2855.150.00.HOCK (Interschool Athletics Salary)
         $9,000      A.2855.400.00.Hock (Interschool Athletics Contractual)
         $4,300      A.2855.450.00.HOCK (Interschool Athletics Supplies)
         $3,596      A.5510.160.00.HOCK (Transportation Salaries)

    10. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and in accordance with Section III policy and procedure, that the following student be granted permission to participate as independent athlete in the Morrisville-Eaton School District wrestling program:   Wresting Combining Contract                                                                                                                     

         Anthony Moffa, Grade 11

    B. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and in accordance with Section III policy and procedure, the below-listed coaching assignments for the winter season of the 2015-2016 school year, be approved.

         Duane LaBlanc Morrisville-Eaton Wrestling Head Coach

         NOTE: Mr. LaBlanc served as wrestling coach for CCS students for several years and has 10 years’ experience in this position.

    C. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tax bill revisions be approved:   Tax Bill Revisions     

         James Balch, Tax Map No. 346.000-1- , an adjustment of $671.00.
         Clifford W. Kitchen, Tax Map No. 335.000-1-17, an adjustment of $322.79.
         Applewood Community, Tax Map No. 315.000-4-7, an adjustment of $1400.
         Bruce Van Deusen, Tax Map No. 356.000-1-16, an adjustment of $684.
         Richard Goodson, Jr., Tax Map No. 347.000-2- , an adjustment of $684
         Kerry Thieme, Tax Map No. 346.000-1-4.1, an adjustment of $277.96
         Edith Toegel, Tax Map No. 347.006-3-8.1, and adjustment of $684
         Michael Suders, Tax Map No. 337.018-1-35, an adjustment of $684
         Thomas Ford, Tax Map No. 345.000-1-10.1, an adjustment of $707.54
     
    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the District Safety Committee, the District-wide Safety Plan, in accordance with Section 1553.17 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, be adopted.   District-wide Safety Plan

    11. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    12. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Linda Kennedy to the position of long-term substitute special education teacher, to be compensated at Step 4MA in accordance with the current CTA agreement, beginning upon the departure of Erin Eagan through January 29, 2016, be approved. (Exhibit #15)

    NOTE: Mrs. Kennedy will be filling the vacancy created by Erin Eagan’s family care leave.

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following co-curricular appointments for the 2015-2016 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 15 of the CTA contract, be approved.

         Bonnie Hibbard      High School Musical Rehearsal /Pit Pianist         $899.82
         Peter Loftus            High School Musical Director                            $2318.82
         Andrew Roberts     Mock Trial Advisor                                            $1545.88
         Lynn Hall                 STEAM Research & Development-First Yr.     $1349.73

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following winter coaching appointments for the 2015-2016 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract, pending fingerprint clearance, be approved. (Exhibit #16)
                 

    Heather Hillage-Scribner          Mighty Milers Intramural Coach                      $ 483.92
    Tom Trevisani                           Mighty Milers Intramural Coach                    $ 577.17
    Beth Baker                                Intramural Fitness Center Coach                     $ 514.92
    Adam Tyksinski                        Boys Ice Hockey Assistant Coach                  $3345.52
    John Hughes                            Girls Ice Hockey Assistant Coach                    $2494.02
    Tom Owens                             Girls Ice Hockey Volunteer
    Aften Ford                                Girls Varsity Cheerleading Coach                   $2318.82
    Sarah Smith                             Girls Varsity Cheerleading Volunteer
    Shawn Racioppa                      JV Volleyball Coach                                        $2318.82
    Anthony Guyer                         Boys Varsity Basketball Volunteer
    Rachel Brown                           Girls Varsity Indoor Track Assistant Coach    $1159.41
    Stacey Davignon                      Girls Varsity Indoor Track Assistant Coach     $1349.73

    NOTE: Ms. Davignon and Ms. Brown will be sharing the Varsity Indoor Track Position.

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave of absence for Rebecca France, school monitor, beginning December 21, 2015 through December 23, 215, be approved. (Exhibit #17)      

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the civil service appointment of Karen Brown to the position of Cleaner at step 5 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, pending fingerprint clearance, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective October 28, 2015, be approved. (Exhibit #18)

    G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the civil service appointment of Gary Zalewski to the position of Bus Driver to be compensated at an hourly rate of $14.00, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective October 28, 2015, be approved. (Exhibit #19)

    13. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    14. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT

    15. COMING EVENTS
     

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    October 22-28, 2015

    PTA Book Fair

    Elementary School

    on school days

    October 23&24, 2015

    Drama Club Production

     

    October 23, 2015

    Middle School Halloween Dance

    7:00pm-9:00pm

    October 27, 2015

    Board of Education Meeting

    7:00pm

    Media Center

    October 29, 2015

    Grades K-5 Literature/Math Parade

    1:55pm

    Elementary School

    October 30, 2015

    Half Day for Students/

    Half Day Staff Development

     

    October 30, 2015

    High School Halloween Dance

    7:00pm-10:00pm

    November 7&8, 2015

    Kirkland Police Craft Fair

     

    November 11, 2015

    Veterans Day

    School Closed

    November 13, 2015

    End of First Marking Period

     

    November 13&14, 2015

    Middle School Musical, “Elf, Jr.”

    7:30pm

    Theatre

    November 16, 2015

    Grades K-5 Dismissed at 11:30am

     

    November 17, 2015

    Financial Aid Information Night

    6:30pm

    Board Room

    November 17, 2015

    Board of Education Meeting

    Secondary Media Center

    7:00pm

    November 18, 2015

    General PTA Meeting

    Secondary Media Center

    7:00pm

    November 18, 2015

    CCSD Foundation Meeting

    6:30pm

    Board Room

    November 19, 2015

    Grade K-5 Dismissed at 11:30am

     

    November 21&21, 2015

    Area All-state Music Festival

    Little Falls CSD

    November 24, 2015

    Emergency Go-home Drill

    Dismissal 15 Minutes Early

    November 25-27, 2015

    Thanksgiving Recess

     

    November 28, 2015

    Hall of Distinction Induction

    4:00pm

    Theatre