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    CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    SPECIAL MEETING
    Secondary Media Center
    April 11, 2017
    7:00pm
    1. CALL TO ORDER - 7:00 PM

    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 - 7:03 PM

    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  - 7:05 PM

    A. Bright Spots - 7:05 PM

    B. Superintendent’s Report - 7:15 PM
         • Professional Development Report - 7:15 PM
         • External Auditor Recommendation - 7:35 PM
         • Financial Reserve Plan - 7:40 PM
         • Budget Update – Mr. Joseph Barretta and Dr. Stephen Grimm - 7:50 PM

    6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA) - 8:20 PM

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for April 11, 2017

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on March 28, 2017    Minutes for 03/28/17

    C. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report:   (Exhibit #2)
     

     

    Initial Review 

    3

    Program Review 

    1

    Annual Review 

    2

    Reevaluation (Triennial) 

    4

    Administrative Transfer 

    1

    Preschool    

    0

    504 Review 

    3

    504 Initial

    1

    Amendment with No Meeting Held

    11

    Senior Exit

    1

     
     
    7. NEW BUSINESS - 8:25 PM

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the expenditure budget for the 2017-2018 school year in the amount of $27,405,116, and to place said proposition before the voters on May 16, 2017, be adopted.

    B. WHERE AS, Education law section 1608(7) requires that each year the Board of Education prepare and approve a property tax report card;

    BE IT RESOLVED; that the Board of Education adopts the following property tax report card.    Property Tax Report Card
     
    C. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the disposal of obsolete property.   Item for Disposal
     

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education appoints Costello, Cooney and Fearon, PLLC, as special counsel for the Clinton Central School District as needed for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year.   Engagement Agreement

    E. Cooperative Bidding Resolution

    WHEREAS, it is the plan of a number of PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS and the MADISON-ONEIDA BOCES (the “BOCES”) during the 2017-2018 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

    8. OTHER - 8:30 PM

    A. WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, has called a special district meeting of the qualified voters of said School District to be held on the 16th day of May, 2017; and

    WHEREAS, it is now desired to provide for the appointment of a chairperson and inspectors of election for the special district meeting to be compensated in accordance with the agreement between the Oneida County Board of Elections and the Clinton Central School District;

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, as follows:

    Section 1. Wendlyn Weber, duly qualified voter of said School District is hereby appointed as the chairwoman of the special district meeting referred to in the preambles hereof.

    Section 2. The following named qualified voters of said School District are hereby appointed to act as inspectors of election at said special district meeting:

    INSPECTORS: Wendlyn Weber, Matthew Weber, Gil Palladino, Patricia Palladino, Shirley Knop, Dottie Kalies, Karen Winkler and Steven Marcus.    Budget Vote Workers

    9. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD - 8:35 PM

    10. PERSONNEL
     - 8:40 PM

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation with intent to retire of Margaret DeTraglia, Clerk, after 20 years of service at CCS, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective June 30, 2017, be accepted, with regret.   (Exhibit #8)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Karen Litz from the position of bus driver, effective January 3, 2017, be accepted.   (Exhibit #9)

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Martha Devine to the 12 month position of Clerk, to be compensated at an annual salary of $20,500, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective April 17, 2017, be approved.   (Exhibit #10)

    NOTE: Ms. Devine will be replacing Ms. Fesko, who is retiring, in the high school guidance office.

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid administrative internship for Amie Johnson, under the supervision of high school principal Dr. Matthew Lee and Superintendent Dr. Stephen Grimm, from July 1, 2017 through June 1, 2018, be approved.   (Exhibit #11)

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following placement be approved:   (Exhibit #12)

    Cody Murphy, student teacher under the supervision of Steve Sanderson

    11. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION - 8:50 PM

    12. ADJOURNMENT - 9:00 PM

    13. COMING EVENTS

    DATE

    EVENT

    TIME

    April 12, 2017

    CCSD Foundation Meeting

    6:30pm

    Board Room

    April 14, 2017

    Good Friday

    School Closed

    April 17-21, 2017

    Spring Recess

    No Classes

    April 25, 2017

    Board of Education Meeting

    7:00pm

    Secondary Media Center

    April 26, 2017

    Elementary School Arbor Day Celebration

    10:00am

    Elementary School

    April 27, 2017

    Incoming Kindergarten

    Parent Information Night

    6:30pm -8:00pm

    Elementary Cafeteria

    May 1, 2017

    Sports Boosters Meeting

    7:00pm

    Secondary Media Center

    May 2-4, 2017

    NYS Math Assessments, Grades 3-8

     

    May 6, 2017

    Sat at CCS

     

    May 9, 2017

    Meet the Candidates

    6:30pm

    High School Cafeteria

     

    Budget Hearing

    7:00pm

    High School Cafeteria