• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING
    July 12, 2016
    Immediately following the Organizational Meeting

     

    Parent Letter of Support - not linked to presentation
     

    1. 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.

    2. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF

    A. Superintendent’s Report

    3. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to Agenda for July 12, 2016

    B. Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on June 21, 2016    Minutes for 06/21/2016            

    C. Extra-classroom Treasurer’s Report       Extra-classroom Treasurer's Report    

    D. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report from 5/20/16 through 7/5/16.  (Exhibit #3)                                             

    New to District

    2

    Initial Review

    0

    Program Review

    8

    Annual Review

    1

    Reevaluation (Triennial)

    0

    Administrative Transfer

    4

    Preschool

    1

    504 Review

    4

    504 Initial

    1

     
     
    E. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel    (Exhibit #4)
      
    4. BOARD COMMITTEES

    A. Discussion of Committees and Memberships for 2016-2017
         Finance & Audit Committee
         Facilities Committee
         Policy Committee

    B. Discussion of Committee Liaisons for 2016-2017 
         District Planning Team Liaison
         District Safety Committee Liaison
         District Technology Committee Liaison
         CCSD Foundation Liaison
         School Boards Institute Delegate

    5. NEW BUSINESS

    A. Policy

        1. BE IT RESOLVED that Draft Policy #7500, Naming, be adopted.     Draft Policy #7500
            NOTE: This is the second reading and adoption.       

     B. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, hereby accepts a donation from Target:     Donation from Target                                  

           $216.35    TA085 Playground

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that the agreement between Madison-Oneida BOCES and the Clinton Central School District to provide bus maintenance services beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, be approved.    MO BOCES Agreement        

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between Upstate Cerebral Palsy and the Clinton Central School District to provide educational services for district students enrolled in the Tradewinds Education Center for the 2016-2017 school year, be approved.      UCP Agreement       

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Clinton Central School District and James M. Dennison, MD for Athletic Training Coverage for the 2016-2017 school year, effective 8/15/16 through 6/23/17, be approved.     Athletic Trainer

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

    G. 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 List

    H. BE IT RESOLVED that, in accordance with Policy #5252, the Board of Education approve the abolishment of the inactive Drug Free Club and the transfer of the remaining funds in the amount of $161.06 to the middle school student council.      Transfer of Funds                                                              

    6. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Clinton Central School District hereby establishes the following as standard work days for elected and appointed officials and will report the following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the time keeping system records or the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the clerk of this body.     Standard Workday Report

    B. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the revised calendar for the 2016-2017 school year be approved.       2016-2017 Revised Calendar

    C. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tax bill revisions be approved:     Tax Bill Revision              
     
        Thomas Ford, Tax Map No. 345.000-1-10.1, an adjustment of $674.99.

    7. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

       A. Public Hearing for Naming of Fields

    8. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Carly Schwarzkopf from the position of music teacher, effective August 31, 2016, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #16)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Mikki Smith from the position of secondary science teacher, effective August 31, 2016, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #17)

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Andrew Roberts from the position of 0.5 FTE secondary social studies teacher, effective August 31, 2016, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #18)

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Jennifer Labella from the position of reading teacher, effective August 31, 2016, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #19)

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Erin Higgins to the four year probationary tenure track position of elementary teacher at Step 1MA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, pending certification, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2020, except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period s/he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved. (Exhibit #20)

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Alexandra Lomanto to the four year probationary tenure track position of elementary teacher at Step 2BA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2020, , except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period s/he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved. (Exhibit #21)

    G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Kayla Mercer to the four year probationary tenure track position of elementary teacher at Step 2MA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2020, except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period s/he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved. (Exhibit #22)

    H. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Nicole Goodelle to the three year probationary tenure track position of secondary social studies teacher at Step 5MA+ 9L, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2019, except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period s/he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved. (Exhibit#23)

    I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the amended appointment of Nathaniel Simson to the three year probationary tenure track position of secondary science teacher at Step 4MA+7L, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2019, except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period s/he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved.

    J. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the amended appointment of Christina Digristina to the four year probationary tenure track position of Physical Education teacher at Step 1BA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2020, except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education Law § 3012-c or § 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three of the four preceding years, and if the appointee receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period s/he shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved.

    K. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Martha Devine to the civil service position of Clerk, to be compensated at Step 3, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved. (Exhibit #24)

    L. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, twelve summer work days for Jennifer Waligory-Lee, to provide professional development for faculty, and administrators, be compensated at a daily rate of $369.37 for 2015-2016, and $391 for 2016-2017, be approved. (Exhibit #25)

    M. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following Curriculum/Department Leaders be appointed for the 2016-2017 school year with a stipend in the amount of $2000; chairpersons receive an additional $1000.

    Elementary School: Jody Chandler, Mary Anne Murray, Tammy Mickle, Kelly Landry (Curriculum Chair)

    Middle School: Tom Hullar, John King, Susan King (Curriculum Chair)

    Lynn Hall: Art (K-12)
    Ryan O’Rourke: Business/Technology
    Matthew Shearin: L. O. T. E.
    Norin Lavender: Music (K-12)
    Laurie Rosenburgh: Science
    Jacqueline Snizek: Guidance (6-12)
    Michele Dunn: Math
    Darcy Cross: Phys. Ed/Health/FACS (K-12)
    Karen Romano: ELA/Curriculum Chair
    Karen Zaleski: Library Media (K-12)
    Brian McIntosh: Social Studies
    Cynthia Smiegal: Nurse Leader

    N. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following fall coaching appointment for the 2016-2017 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract, pending fingerprint clearance, be approved. (Exhibit #26)

          Norm Deep, Jr.     Co-ed Varsity Cross Country Head Coach       $4717.36 
       
    O. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, LeeAnn Chesebro be appointed as a Student Helper, to be paid minimum wage, effective July 5, 2016 through August 26, 2016, pending Civil Service approval. (Exhibit #27)

         NOTE: Ms. Chesebro is replacing Allen Clemons who accepted a position elsewhere.

    P. BOARD OF EDUCATION RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDED, SUPERSEDING AGREEMENT

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board has reviewed, and approves, the terms of the amended,
    superseding employment agreement for Dr. Stephen L. Grimm, Superintendent of Schools, for
    the amended term beginning August 1, 2014 and ending on June 30, 2019, and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board hereby expressly adopts and approves the
    aforementioned Agreement and authorizes and directs the Board President to sign and thereby
    execute the Agreement on behalf of the Board and District, and further directs the Board
    President, after signing the Agreement, to tender or cause the Agreement to be tendered to Dr.
    Grimm for his signature and approval; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Clerk is hereby directed to maintain a copy of the
    Agreement in a supplemental file to the minutes of this Board meeting and to maintain the signed
    original of the Agreement with Dr. Grimm’s personnel file. (Exhibit #28)

    Q. BOARD OF EDUCATION RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDED AGREEMENT

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board hereby expressly adopts and approves the terms and conditions of the attached Amended Employment Agreement (“Agreement”) between the Board and Joseph Barretta, Assistant Superintendent for Business, and further authorizes and directs the Board President to sign and thereby execute the Agreement on behalf of the Board and District. (Exhibit #29)

    R. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the following salary adjustments for the listed confidential employees for the 2016-2017 year:
     
         Julia Scranton, Secretary to the Superintendent to $45,906.

    9. QUESTIONS ASKED BY BOARD OF EDUCATION

    10. WORKSHOP/FORUM: COMMUNICATION & CONFLICT RESOLUTION

    11. ADJOURNMENT

    12. COMING EVENTS
                  

                                  

    EVENT

    TIME

    July 26, 2016

    Board Workshop/Retreat

    5:00pm-9:00pm

    August 15, 2016

    Varsity & JV Sports Begin

     

    August 16, 2016

    Board of Education Meeting

    7:00pm

    Secondary Media Center

    August 25, 2016

    New Family Orientation

    (Tentative)

    August 26, 2016

    Modified Sports Begin

     

    September 6&7, 2016

    Staff Orientation

     

    September 8, 2016

    Opening of School