• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING

    Secondary Media Center
    November 21, 2017
    5:30pm

    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

         ·  Mindy Pavone and Clinton Pottery – Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

         ·  Dr. Matt Lee and the Blue Ribbon Team

         ·  Other

         ·  Administrators Reports

    B.  Superintendent’s Report

         ·  Instructional Leadership Update

         ·  Building Level Strategic Plans – Building Principals

    6.  STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

    Approval of the following items:

    A.  Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for November 21, 2017

    B.  Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on October 24, 2017   Minutes for October 24, 2017

    C.  Summary Treasurer’s Report for October  2017   Summary Treasurer's Report

    D.  Treasurer’s Report for October  2017   Treasurer's Report

    E.  Executive Summary for October  2017   Executive Summary

    F.  Revenues/Expenditures by Month for October 2017   Revenues/expenditures by Month

    G. Extra-classroom Treasurer’s Report for October 2017   Extra-classroom Treasurer's Report

    H. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report on 9/27/17 through 10/19/17.   (Exhibit #7)

    Initial Review 3
    Program Review 4
    Annual Review 0
    Reevaluation (Triennial) 1
    Administrative Transfer 2
    Preschool 4
    504 Review 4
    504 Initial  3
    504 Administrative Transfer 0
    Amendment with No Meeting 1


    I. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel    (Exhibit #8)          

    7. COMMITTEE/LIAISON REPORTS

    A. Subcommittees

        1. Facilities Committee – Ms. Amy Franz

    B. Liaisons

        1. CCSD Foundation – Ms. Courtney Zoller

    8. NEW BUSINESS

     A.   RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE FILING OF RETURN TAX CLAIMS

    WHEREAS the Education Law provides that the tax collector shall be relieved of responsibility for the uncollected portion of the tax list when a complete list of the delinquent tax items have been certified to the Board of Education and since the collector has affixed his affidavit to such statement and has filed a statement accounting for the handling of the tax warrant and list as follows:   Tax Collection

    TOWN ASSESSED VALUE TAX RATE PER $1000 AMOUNT TAX LEVY TOTAL TAXES COLLECTED TOTAL TAXES RETURNED TO COUNTY
    Marshall $8,967,157.00 $38.12 $288,173.10 $283,084.57 $5,088.53
    Paris $632,343.00 $26.49 $13,104.11 $13,104.11 $0.00
    Vernon $1,789,571.00 $34.23 $54,110.11 $53,938.94 $171.17
    Westmoreland $16,247,823.00 $39.62 $566,261.64 $514,309.67 $51,951.97
    Kirkland $316,393,607.00 $39.94 $10,936,707.60 $10,443,658.74 $493,048.86
    New Hartford $43,135,312.00 $31.06 $887,854.70 $874,036.72 $13,817.98
    Whitestown $972,719.00 $37.28 $30,758.75 $30,315.27 $443.48
    TOTAL $388,138,532.00   $12,776,970.01 $12,212,448.02 $564,521.99

    B. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tax bill revisions be approved:   Tax Bill Revisions                                                                                                           

        Steven Speno, Tax Map # 337.000-1-4, an adjustment of $711.

        Gary Carroll, Tax Map #338.000-1-5, an adjustment of $3,280.17.

        Dorene Jordan, Tax Map #347.000-2-14.3, an adjustment of $711.

        Michael Lewis, Tax Map #338.000-2-47, an adjustment of $1,240.12.

        Jill Tyksinski, Tax Map #348.00-1-59.3, an adjustment of $711.

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from Clinton Sports Boosters to support the 2017-2018 Clinton Warriors Girls Ice Hockey team:    Sports Boosters Hockey Donation

         $17,150        TA085 Hockey

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between Clinton Central School and Excel After the Bell, to provide tutoring services for a particular student, effective October 30, 217, be approved.  (Exhibit #12)

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

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Clinton Central School District and H. R. Beebe, Inc., to provide construction management services in connection with the with the 2018 Capital Project, at a cost of $453,120, be approved.   Construction Management Agreement 

    9. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Clinton Central School Board of Education acknowledges, with gratitude, the leadership and efforts of high school principal Dr Matthew Lee in facilitating the application process and ultimately the designation of Clinton High School as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School.

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District nominates Russell Stewart for the NYSSBA Area 5 Directorship for a two year term beginning January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.                                                                                                                                                   

    C.  BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the proposed budget development calendar for the 2018-2019 school year be approved.   Budget Development Calendar

    D. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and in accordance with Section III policy and procedure, that a student from Westmoreland CSD be granted permission to participate as combining athletes in the Clinton Central School bowling program.    Section III Combining Agreement

    10. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    11. PERSONNEL                          

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following placement be approved:   (Exhibit #17)

        Jenna Bellair, Pre-student teacher under the supervision of Darcy Cross and Michael Tesak 

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following winter coaching appointment for the 2017-2018 school year, in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract or other agreements/understandings between the District and CTA, be approved.   (Exhibit #18)                                                                                      

        Kaitlyn Briggs        Modified Volleyball Coach (Team #3)         $1603.88 Pro-rated

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid leave of absence for Linda McHarris, bus driver from January 16, 2018 through January 19, 2018, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, be approved.   (Exhibit #19)

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid family care leave for Emily Heintz, elementary school teacher, beginning on or about February 28, 2018 through June 30, 2018, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, be approved.   (Exhibit #20)

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Nina Savasta to the position of long-term substitute teacher in the music tenure area, to be compensated at step 1BA in accordance with the current CTA agreement, beginning approximately January 17, 2018 through February 26, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #21)

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the abolishment of the following obsolete civil service title, be approved.                 

         Library Clerk (Part Time)

    12.  QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    13.  ADJOURNMENT

    14.  COMING EVENTS 

    Date Event Time and Location
    Nov. 22 - 24, 2017 Thanksgiving Recess  
    Nov. 28, 2017 Board of Eduction Meeting 5:30pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Nov. 29, 2017 General PTA Meeting 7:00pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2017 Conference All-state Music Festival Rochester, NY
    Dec. 1, 2017 Middle School Art Show  
    Dec. 4, 2017 Sports Boosters Meeting 7:00pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Dec. 7, 2017 Elementary Winter Concert 7:00pm
        Theatre
    Dec. 8, 2017 Middle School Holiday Dance 7:00pm-9:00pm
    Dec. 12, 2017 High School Science Fair  
    Dec. 13, 2017 CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Board Room
    Dec. 14, 2017 Middle School Winter Concert 7:00pm
        Theatre
    Dec. 15, 2017 Middle School Career Day "Dress for Success"
    Dec. 19, 2017 Board of Education Meeting 5:30pm
        Secondary Media Center
    Dec. 20, 2017 High School Winter Concert 7:00pm
        Theatre
    Dec. 21, 2017 High School Art Show  
    Dec. 25-Jan. 1 Winter Recess