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    CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
    April 5, 2016
    Secondary Media Center
    7:00pm

     

     
    04.5.16 Master Presentation Slides

    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 – Dr. Stephen Grimm

        B. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Stephen Grimm

        C. Budget Update – Dr. Stephen Grimm and Mr. Joseph Barretta

    6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA) 

        Approval of the following items:

        A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for April 5, 2016

        B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on March 22, 2016     Minutes for 3/22/216     

        C. Committee on Preschool Special Education and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report from March 22, 2016 through April 1, 2016. (Exhibit #2)                       

    Initial Review

    0

    Program Review

    1

    Annual Review

    6

    Reevaluation (Triennial)

    0

    Administrative Transfer

    0

    Preschool

    1

    504 Review

    1

    504 Initial

    0

    Amendment with No Meeting Held

    1

        D. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel (Exhibit #3)

    7. NEW BUSINESS

        A. COOPERATIVE BIDDING RESOLUTION

        WHEREAS, it is the plan of a number of PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS and the MADISON-ONEIDA BOCES (the “BOCES”) during the 2016-2017 school year to bid jointly for the purchase of various types of computers and technology commodities (the “Commodities”); and

        WHEREAS, the Clinton Central School District (“the School District”) is desirous of participating in the joint bidding of the Commodities, as authorized by General Municipal Law, Article 5-G; and

        WHEREAS, this Board of Education has received and reviewed the Cooperative Bid Procedures (“the Procedures”) governing its right and responsibilities should it elect to participate in the joint bidding of commodities; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in accordance with Cooperative Bid Procedures the Board of Education agrees to award bid purchase item purchases according to the recommendation of the BOCES if such award is in the best interest of the school district.      Cooperative Bidding

        B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the disposal of the attached list of obsolete property.    List of Obsolete Items for Disposal         

        C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, in accordance with Board Policy #6150, the following 2015-2016 line item budget transfer, be approved.     Budget Transfers          
             

    Description

    Account Code

    Increase

    Decrease

    Reason

    MS Textbooks

    A2110.481.04

    $5,761.00

     

    Purchase Two Epson Bright Links and White Boards

    State Aid Hardware

    A2630.220.00

     

    $5,761.00

    Athletics Contractual

    A2855.400.00

    $10,000

     

    Purchase Four Steeple

    Chase Barriers

    Health Insurance

    A9060.800.00

     

    $10,000

          

         D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the revised five year Municipal Contributions Agreement between the Trustees of Hamilton College, the County of Oneida, the Town of Kirkland, the Village of Clinton and the Clinton Central School District, effective January 1, 2016, be approved.       Revised Agreement               

    8. OTHER

        A. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tax bill revisions be approved:     Tax Bill Adjustment                                         
        
            Tammy L. Clifford, Tax Map No. 346.000-1-71.4, an adjustment of $684.

        B. BE IT RESOLVED, that the last day of personal voter registration for the vote of May 17, 2016 at Clinton Central School will take place in the Superintendent’s Office between the hours of 1:00pm and 4:00pm on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Voters registered with the County Board of Elections are eligible to vote in the school district referendum. The Board of Registration consists of the qualified voters, Irene Hummel and Betsy Beckman.

    9. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    10. PERSONNEL

         A. BE IT RESOLVED that the resignation of Corey Snitchler, Physics Teacher, effective June 30, 2016, be accepted, with regret. (Exhibit #9)

         B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Katherine Elia to the civil service position of 1.0 FTE Aide, at an hourly wage of $9.00, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective April 6, 2016, be approved. (Exhibit #10)

         C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the creation of one competitive position, Account Clerk, with the Oneida County Civil Service Department, be approved. (Exhibit #11)
     
    Additional Item
     
         D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Gina Greco to the position of long-term substitute teacher in the elementary tenure area at Step 1BA+17grad, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, beginning on or about April 29, 2016 through June 22, 2016, be approved.   (Exhibit #12)
     
       NOTE: Ms. Greco will be assuming the duties of Aften Ford, 6th grade teacher, who will be on family care leave.

    11. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    12. EXECUTIVE SESSION

    13. COMING EVENTS

         

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    April 18, 2016

    6-8 Grade Honors Math/Science Parent Meeting

    7:00pm

    Theatre

    April 19, 2016

    Board of Education Meeting

    7:00pm

    Secondary Media Center

    April 20, 2016

    Arbor Day celebration

    10:00am

    Elementary School

    April 20, 2016

    CCSD Foundation Meeting

    6:30pm

    Board Room

    April 21, 2016

    Olympics of the Visual Arts

    Saratoga Springs

    April 25-29, 2016

    Spring Recess

    No Classes

    May 6, 2016

    Eighth Grade Trip to NYC

     

    May 6&7, 2016

    NYSSMA Solo Festival

    CCS

    May 10, 2016

    Meet the Candidates

    Budget Hearing

    6:30pm

    High School Cafeteria