CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICTSPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGSecondary Media CenterJune 7, 20167:00pm
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 – Dr. Stephen Grimm
• Recognition of Upstanders
B. Superintendent’s Report
6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)
Approval of the following items:
A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for June 7, 2016
B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on May 24, 2016 Minutes for 05/24/2016
C. Summary Treasurer’s Report Summary Treasurer's Report
D. Treasurer’s Report for April 2016 Treasurer's Report for April 2016
E. Executive Summary for April 2016 Executive Summary
F. Revenues/Expenditures by Month Revenues/expenditures by Month
G. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report from 5/2/16 through 6/3/2016. (Exhibit #6)
Amendment with No Meeting Held
H. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel (Exhibit #7)
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts the following donations for the Elementary Playground Project. Hannaford Donation
Hannaford Helps Schools $600 TA085Playgound
B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts the following donations from the Take Charge of Education Program sponsored by Target. Target Donation
$ 88.70 High School TA085 Student
$300.00 Elementary School TA085 MS Student
C. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the proposed successor collective bargaining agreement by and between the Clinton Central school Unit 7769 of Oneida County Educational Local 869 (CSEA) and the Clinton Central School District for the term of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019 and further authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to execute same. CSEA Agreement
D. BOND RESOLUTION DATED JUNE 7, 2016
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES BY THE CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, ONEIDA COUNTY, NEW YORK, AT A MAXIMUM ESTIMATED COST OF $235,000 AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $235,000 SERIAL BONDS TO PAY FOR THE COSTS THEREOF.
WHEREAS, at a special district meeting of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York (the “School District”), duly called, held and conducted on May 17, 2016, the duly qualified voters of the School District approved a proposition authorizing the purchase of school buses at a maximum total estimated cost not to exceed $235,000 and authorizing the issuance of $235,000 of obligations of the School District and the levy of a tax to be collected in annual installments for such purposes; and
WHEREAS, all conditions precedent to the financing of the capital project described above, including compliance with the provisions of the State Environmental Quality Review Act, have been performed; and
WHEREAS, it is now desired to provide for the financing thereof;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, as follows:
Section 1. The School District is hereby authorized to o at an estimated maximum cost of $235,000.
Section 2. The plan for the financing of such maximum estimated cost is the issuance of $235,000 serial bonds (the “Bonds”) of the School District, which are hereby authorized, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.
Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the school buses is five (5) years pursuant to subdivision 29 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.
Section 4. The temporary use of available funds of the School District, not immediately required for the purpose or purposes of which the same were borrowed, raised or otherwise created, is hereby authorized pursuant to Section 165.10 of the Local Finance Law, for the capital purposes described in Section 1 of this resolution.
Section 5. The Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, shall contain the recital of validity prescribed by Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law and the Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, shall be general obligations of the School District, payable as to both principal and interest by a general tax upon all the real property within the School District without legal or constitutional limitation as to rate or amount.
Section 6. The faith and credit of the School District are hereby irrevocably pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, and provision shall be made annually in the budget of the School District by appropriation for (a) the amortization and redemption of the Bonds and any bond anticipation notes to mature in such year, and (b) the payment of interest to be due and payable in such year.
Section 7. Subject to the provisions of this resolution and of the Local Finance Law, and pursuant to the provisions of Sections 21.00, 30.00, 50.00 and 56.00 to 63.00, inclusive, of the Local Finance Law, the power to authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the Bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, and the power to prescribe the terms, form and contents of the Bonds, and any bond anticipation notes, and the power to sell and deliver the Bonds and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds, and the power to issue Bonds providing for substantially level or declining annual debt service, is hereby delegated to the to the President of the Board of Education, the chief fiscal officer of the School District.
Section 8. The validity of the Bonds and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the Bonds may be contested only if:
(a) such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which the School District is not authorized to expend money, or
(b) the provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of the publication of this resolution or a summary hereof are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after such publication, or
(c) such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.
Section 9. This resolution shall constitute a declaration of the School District’s “official intent” to reimburse expenditures of the aforesaid object of purpose with proceeds of the Bonds or bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of issuance of the Bonds as required by Treasury Regulation Section 1.150-2. Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the objects or purposes described herein.
Section 10. The President of the Board of Education, as chief fiscal officer of the School District, is hereby authorized to enter into an undertaking for the benefit of the holders of the Bonds from time to time, and any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the sale of the Bonds, requiring the School District to provide secondary market disclosure as required by United States Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 15c2-12.
Section 11. The Board of Education hereby determines that the school bus purchases constitute a “Type II Action” (as defined in New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) and the Regulations in 6 NYCRR Part 617.7 adopted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation) and are subject to no further review under SEQRA.
Section 12. This resolution which takes effect immediately, or a summary thereof, shall be published in the official newspapers of the School District, together with a notice of the School District Clerk in substantially the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.
E. BE IT RESOLVED that the agreement between the Omni Group and the Clinton Central School District to provide 403(b) third party administration for the 2016-2017 academic school year, at a cost of $3,700, be approved. This agreement is in the form of an amendment and reinstatement of the 2015-2016 Service Agreement. Omni Agreement
F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Clinton Central School District and Developmental Therapy Associates to provide Physical and/or Occupational Therapy Services for the 2016-2017 school year at the rate of $60 per hour for a registered therapist, and $50 for an assistant therapist, be approved. DTA Agreement
G. 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. List of Girls Ice Hockey Participating Districts
H. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the disposal of the attached list of obsolete property. List of Obsolete Property
I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between Project Lead the Way, Inc. and the Clinton Central School District, effective from the date of signing until June 30, 2017, be approved. PLTW Agreement
8. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD
A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the three year probationary appointment of Christina Digristina as a physical education teacher in the physical education tenure area at Step 1BA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2019, be approved. (Exhibit #16)
B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Angela Thieme, Clerk, effective May 31, 2016, contingent upon her appointment to the position of Account Clerk, effective June 1, 2016, be accepted. (Exhibit #17)
C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Susan Russo, teacher assistant, effective August 31, 2016, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #18)
10. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
11. EXECUTIVE SESSION AND ADJOURNMENT
12. COMING EVENTS
June 8, 2016
Grade 12 Awards Ceremony
June 10, 2016
Middle School Farewell Dance
June 11, 2016
ACT at CCS
June 13, 2016
Last Day of Regular
High School Classes
June 14, 2016
Flag Day Ceremony
9:15am, Elementary School
June 14-22, 2016
June 15, 2016
Grade 5 Awards Day
June 15, 2016
CCSD Foundation Meeting
6:30pm, Board Room
June 16, 2016
PTA Ice Cream Social
June 16-22, 2016
Half Day for Grades K-8
June 18, 2016
June 21, 2016
Board of Education Meeting
Secondary Media Center
June 22, 2016
Last Day of Classes
June 22, 216
8th Grade Moving Up ceremony
June 25, 2016