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    CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING
     
    Secondary Media Center
    March 22, 2016
    7:00pm

     

     
     
    3.22.16 BOE Meeting Presentation.pdf

    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
         • National Honor Society Induction
         • Elementary Science Fair
         • Trash Can Film Festival Winners

    B. Superintendent’s Report
         • Professional Development Report
         • General Education Budget Update
         • Health Insurance Consortium
         • Success for All Parent Information Session

    C. Administrators Reports

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

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for March 22, 2016

    B. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on March 8, 2016     Minutes for 03/08/2016                

    C. Summary Treasurer’s Report for February 2016     Summary Treasurer's Report                                 

    D. Treasurer’s Report for February 2016     Treasurer's Report for February 2016                              

    E. Executive Summary for February 2016     Executive Summary                                    

    F. Revenues/Expenditures by Month    Report by Month  

    G. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report for 3/14/16 and 3/15/16.    (Exhibit #6)                                                          
     
        

    Initial Review

    1

    Program Review

    0

    Annual Review

    1

    Reevaluation (Triennial)

    0

    Administrative Transfer

    0

    Preschool

    0 

    504 Review

    1

    504 Initial

    0

    Amendment with No Meeting Held

    0




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

    7. COMMITTEE/LIAISON REPORTS


    A. Subcommittees
     
         1. Facilities Committee – M. Bill Huggins
         2. Policy Committee – Ms. Erica Shaw

    B. Liaisons
        1. Clinton Foundation – Mr. Tim Thomas
        2. Safety Committee – Mr. Bill Huggins

    8. NEW BUSINESS

    A. Policy

        1. BE IT RESOLVED that revised Policy #4321.3, Allocation of Space for Special Education Programs, be approved.     Draft Policy 4321.3       

        NOTE: This is the second reading and approval.

        2. BE IT RESOLVED that revised Policy #4321.8, Impartial Hearing Officer Appointment and Compensation, be approved.     Draft Policy 4321.8

        NOTE: This is the second reading and approval.

        3. BE IT RESOLVED that revised Policy #4327, Homebound Instruction, be approved.     Draft Policy #4327
                  
        NOTE: This is the second reading and approval.

        4. BE IT RESOLVED that new Policy #4773, Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities, be approved.     Draft Policy #4773

        NOTE: This is the second reading and approval.

    B. RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District hereby approves the Municipal Cooperative Agreement to Provide Health Benefits, effective April 1, 2016, among the Member School Districts and BOCES of the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison Schools Health Insurance Consortium, and authorizes the Dr. Stephen L. Grimm, Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement on behalf of the Clinton Central School District.     Municipal Cooperative Agreement                                        

    C. RESOLUTION DATED MARCH 22, 2016

    RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, ONEIDA COUNTY, NEW YORK APPROVING THE INCLUSION OF A PROPOSITION FOR ESTABLISHING A NEW CAPITAL RESERVE FUND.
     
    WHEREAS, the Clinton Central School District (the “School District”) is considering establishing a new capital reserve fund (the “Capital Reserve Fund”) in accordance with Section 3651 of the Education Law of the State of New York, as amended, in order to pay costs of the construction, reconstruction, repair and rehabilitation of School District facilities, including the cost of furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus required for the purposes for which such buildings and improvements are to be used; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the School District (the “Board of Education”) seeks the authorization of the duly qualified voters of the School District in order to establish the Capital Reserve Fund;

    WHEREAS, the Board of Education desires to seek the authorization of the duly qualified voters of the School District to establish the Capital Reserve Fund;

    NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Board of Education of the School District as follows:
    Section 1. The Board of Education hereby approves the inclusion of the following proposition on the ballot at the annual meeting of the School District scheduled to be held on May 17, 2016:

    Proposition

    Shall the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, (the “School District”) be authorized to establish a new Capital Reserve Fund, in accordance with the provisions of Section 3651 of the Education Law, to pay costs of the construction, reconstruction, repair and rehabilitation of School District facilities, and the acquisition of original furnishings, equipment, machinery and apparatus required for the purposes for which such improvements are to be used, in an ultimate amount of $5,000,000, having a probable term of ten (10) years, and be authorized to raise $5,000,000 to fund such reserve fund in the current or future years through various sources including, but not limited to, state aid reimbursement and cost saving measures resulting in unexpended funds or an unappropriated fund balance in such amounts as determined annually by the Board of Education?

    Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

    9. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Clinton Central School Board of Education approve the following resolution to be voted upon at the April 19, 2016 district meeting:     Mr. Moore's Biography                      

      Resolution to nominate Michael J. Moore, 7540 Foote Road, Clinton, NY 13323 for three (3) years to serve on the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES Cooperative Board.

    B. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the emergency closing “give back” day(s) listed below, be approved:

    If, by April 21, 2016 we have not been forced to use any of the three remaining emergency days, then school will be closed on Friday, April 22, 2016, Friday May 27, 2016 and on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Should an additional snow day be used before April 21, 2016, then May 31, 2016 will be a day of instruction.

    C. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the proposed calendar for the 2016-2017 school year be approved.     Proposed 2016-2017 Calendar            

    D. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tax bill revisions be approved:    Tax Adjustment                 
         Kerry Thieme, Tax Map No. 346.000-1-67.3, an adjustment of $242.22.

    10. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    11. PERSONNEL


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

    Heather Hillage-Scribner

    Mighty Milers Intramural Coach

    $ 483.92

    Tom Trevisani

    Mighty Milers Intramural Coach

    $ 577.17

    Corey Snitchler

    Boys Varsity Tennis Co-coach

    $1609.32

    Jim Sojda

    Boys Varsity Tennis Co-coach

    $1609.32

    Beth Baker

    Girls Modified Lacrosse Coach

    $2574.60

     

     

     

       
    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Tech Prep Team Leader stipend of $500 for Ryan O’Rourke, Technology Teacher, be approved.

    NOTE: The District receives a grant of $1000 from OHM BOCES to fund this program, $500 of which is designated for the Team Leader stipend.

    12. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    13. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT


    14. COMING EVENTS
          
         

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    March 23, 2016

    High School Tri-band Festival

    Clinton CSD

    March 23, 2016

    General PTA Meeting

    Secondary Media Center

    7:00pm

    March 25, 2016

    Good Friday

    School Closed

    April 2, 2016

    Chamber Singers with Ball in the House

    Whitesboro CSD

    April 4, 2016

    Modified Spring Sports Begin

     

    April 5, 2016

    Board of Education Meeting

    Secondary Media Center

    7:00pm

    April 13, 2016

    Math Awards Banquet

    High School Cafeteria

    5:30pm

    April 18, 2026

    6th-8th Grade Honors Math/Science

    Parent Meeting

    Theatre

    7:00pm