• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING


    Secondary Media Center
    November 17, 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. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF     
        A. Bright Spots
             • Recognition of Upstanders
             • Student Artwork Exhibited at NYSSBA Conference
             • Lindsay Cannistra
             • Math Class Award

       B. Superintendent’s Report
           • Draft Budget Calendar   Draft Budget Development Calendar
           • BOCES Facilities Maintenance Contract
           • Building Level Strategic Plans

       C. Administrators Reports

    6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)
     
    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for November 17, 2015

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on October 27, 2015   Minutes for 10/27/15

    C. Minutes from the Board Retreat held on November 3, 2015     Minutes for 11/03/15

    D. Internal Claims Auditor Report     Internal Claims Auditor Report       

    E. Summary Treasurer’s Report for October 2015    Summary Treasurer's Report                     

    F. Treasurer’s Report for October 2015    Treasurer's Report for October 2015       

    G. Executive Summary for October 2015   Executive Summary              

    H. Revenues/Expenditures by Month    Revenues/expenditures by Month        

    I. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report for 10/13/15 through 11/13/15. (Exhibit #9)
     

    Initial Review

    1

    Program Review

    7

    Annual Review

    0

    Reevaluation (Triennial)

    1

    Administrative Transfer

    0

    Preschool

    3

    504 Review

    1

    504 Initial

    0

    Amendment with No Meeting Held

    2




      





    J. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel (Exhibit #10)

    7. 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

    8. NEW BUSINESS

    A. 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.     Budget Transfer Item       

    Description

    Account Code

    Increase

    Decrease

    School Construction Principal

    A9711.600.00

    $50,000

     

    School Construction Interest

    A9711.700.00

     

    $50,000



    B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accept a donation of $2,000 from Allstate Sign
    and Plaque for the anti-bullying poster design contest.    Donation from Allstate Sign & Plaque     

    Revenue Distribution

         $2000 A.2705 (Gifts and Donations)

    Budgetary Distribution

         $2000 A.2110.450.05.0000 (High School Supplies)

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approve the disposal of three school buses through Auctions International.   Disposal of School Buses

    Bus Number

    Year

    Make

    Capacity

    32

    2005

    International

    65

    33

    2005

    International

    65

    34

    2005

    International

    65



    D. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approve the disposal attached list of unused and/or unrepairable musical instruments.    Disposal of Musical Instruments                            

    E. RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE FILING OF RETURN TAX CLAIMS

    WHEREAS the Education Law provides that the tax collector shall be relieved of responsibility for the uncollected portion of the tax list when a complete list of the delinquent tax items have been certified to the Board of Education, and since the collector has affixed his affidavit to such statement and has filed a statement accounting for the handling of the tax warrant and list as follows:   Collection of Unpaid Taxes         

    TOWN ASSESSED VALUE TAX RATE PER $1000 AMOUNT
    TAX LEVY TOTAL TAXES COLLECTED TOTAL TAXES RETURNED TO COUNTY
     

    TOWN

    ASSESSED VALUE

    TAX RATE PER $1000

    AMOUNT

    TAX LEVY

    TOTAL TAXES COLLECTED

    TOTAL TAXES RETURNED TO COUNTY

    Marshall

    $8,650,397.00

    $37.34

    $273,976.00

    $267,643.34

    $6,332.66

    Paris

    $613,174.00

    $25.02

    $11,836.41

    $9,630.75

    $2,205.66

    Vernon

    $1,575,333.00

    $34.99

    $48,247.76

    $47,308.40

    $939.36

    Westmoreland

    $16,358,306.00

    $40.35

    $578,234.63

    $538,593.16

    $39,641.47

    Kirkland

    $315,671,325.00

    $39.71

    $10,782,031.13

    $10,159,982.54

    $622,048.59

    New Hartford

    $40,527,402.00

    $30.14

    $743,837.07

    $730,677.09

    $13,159.98

    Whitestown

    $1,008,891.00

    $35.74

    $30,770.87

    $30,770.87

    $0.00

    TOTAL

    $384,404,828.00

     

    $12,468,933.87

    $11,784,606.15

    $684,327.72

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    AND WHEREAS the Treasurer of the District has examined and verified the accuracy of the signed report of the collector;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the board accept the report of the tax collector, and
    having determined that the collector has accounted for the full amount of the tax warrant,
    direct that the lists of the delinquent tax items, with the addition of the appropriate penalty be certified to the office of the county treasurer,

    AND IT IS FURTHER DIRECTED that the tax warrant, tax roll and the tax collector’s copies of the tax receipts be placed on file.
     
    ADDITIONAL ITEM
     
    F.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the participation with the attached list of school districts in the Girls Varsity Hockey Program, pending receipt of a fully executed Memorandum of Agreement and current certificate of insurance, be approved.   Participant List

    9. OTHER

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

         John Matthews, Tax Map No. 377.015-4-5, an adjustment of $684.00.

    10. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    11. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of schools, the increase in the teaching assignment of Mindy Pavone, high school art teacher, from 0.5 FTE to .625 FTE, effective October 7, 2015, be approved.

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave for Melissa Drejza, Aide, beginning December 21, 2015 through December 23, 2015, be approved. (Exhibit #17)

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave for Sarah Smith, middle school teacher, for November 24, 2015, be approved. (Exhibit #18)
     
    ADDITIONAL ITEM 
     
    D.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jenna North to the .625 FTE position of long-term substitute art teacher, to be compensated at step (.625) 2MA of the current CTA agreement, beginning on or about December 15, 2015 for a period of approximately six to eight weeks, be approved.   (Exhibit #20)

    12. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    13. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT
     
    14. COMING EVENTS 
     
     

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    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

    December 3-6, 2015

    All-conference Music Festival

    Rochester, NY

    December 9, 2015

    Middle School Holiday Concert

    7:00pm

    Theatre

    December 10, 2015

    Elementary School Holiday Concert

    7:00pm

    Theatre

    December 11, 2015

    Middle School Holiday Dance

    7:00pm – 9:00pm

     

    December 15, 2015

    Board of Education Meeting

    7:00pm

    Secondary Media Center

    December 16, 2015

    CCSD Foundation Meeting

    6:30pm

    Board Room

    December 17, 2015

    High School Holiday Concert

    7:00pm

    Theatre

    December 18, 2015

    Middle School Career Day

    “Dress for Success”

     

    December 24, 2015-

    January 1, 2016

    Winter Recess