• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING

    Secondary Media Center
    April 17, 2018
    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                

    · Utica National Safety Award

    · Other

    · Administrators’ Reports

    B. Superintendent’s Report

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

    6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for April 17, 2018                        

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on March 27, 2018   Draft Minutes for 03/27/18

    C. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on April 10, 2018   Draft Minutes for 04/10/18          

    D. Internal Claims Auditor Report   Internal Claims Auditor Report

    E. Summary Treasurer’s Report for March 2018   Summary Treasurer's report

    F. Treasurer’s Report for March 2018   Treasurer's Report

    G. Executive Summary for March 2018   Executive Summary

    H. Revenues/Expenditures by Month   Revenues/expenditure by Month

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

    J. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report:  (Exhibit #9)

    Initial Review 6
    Program Review 1
    Annual Review 36
    Reevaluation (Triennial) 7
    Administrative Transfer 0
    Preschool 1
    504 Review 8
    504 Initial  0
    504 Administrative Transfer 0
    Amendment w/o Meeting Held 0

    K. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel   (Exhibit #10)

    7. NEW BUSINESS

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the expenditure budget for the 2018-2019 school year in the amount of $27,894,313 and to place said proposition before the voters on May 15, 2018, 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. WHEREAS, the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES tentative administration budget is adopted by public resolution; and

    WHEREAS, copies of the tentative administration, capital and program budgets were received on March 20, 2018 and an information meeting was presented at OHM BOCES on April 11, 2018;

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the tentative administrative budget of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties, in the amount of $3,690,132.14 for 2018-2019.   BOCES Budget Information

    D. WHEREAS, the election of Cooperative Board members is to occur by resolution; and
    WHEREAS, notification was received on March 23rd of the slate of candidates, and information meeting was presented at OHM BOCES on April 11, 2018;

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education casts its vote(s) in the annual election of members for a three year term to the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties, for the persons indicated on the ballot.   BOCES Board Candidates                                                                    

    1. Mrs. Doreen Corbin (Brookfield)                                                                                     

    2. Mrs. Elaine M. Falvo (New Hartford)

    3. Mrs. Evon Ervin (Utica)

    4. Mrs. Charlene Hartman (Westmoreland)

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from Mohawk Valley Engineers and authorizes the increase in the appropriation of the 2017-2018 budget by $100.   MVE Donation

    $100    A.2705 Gifts and Donations

    Budgetary Distribution:

    $100    A.2850.400.04.000 Middle School chaperone Contractual

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, in accordance with Board Policy #6150, the attached 2017-2018 line item budget transfer, be approved.   Budget Transfer Item                              

    Description Account Code Increase Decrease Reason
    Special Education Contractual A2250.400.00 $50,000.00   To pay for additional
    Health Insurance A9060.800.00   $50,000.00 expenses in special education

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

    Robert Welch and Mark Landrey, Tax Map # 347.001-3-9, an adjustment of $3,245.07.            

    H. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the District Reserve Plan for the 2018-2019 school year be approved.   Reserve Plan

    8. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that Stephen L. Grimm, Ed. D., Superintendent of Schools, be appointed as the representative to serve on the Oneida County Shared Services Panel.   Shared Services Panel

    B. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the   emergency closing “give back” day(s) listed below, be approved:

    If, by May 24, 2018 we have not been forced to use the one remaining emergency day, then school will be closed on Friday, May 25, 2018. Should an additional emergency day be used before May 24, 2018, then May 25, 2018 will be a day of instruction.

    9. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    10. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Susan Sanderson from the position of school monitor, effective March 29, 2018, be accepted with regret.  (Exhibit #19)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Lisa Hughes from the position of school monitor, effective April 20, 2018, be accepted with regret.  (Exhibit #20)                                                                       
    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Patricia Zalewski to the part time civil service position of school monitor, to be compensated at step 1 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective April 25, 2018, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved.  (Exhibit #21)                      

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Leonard Murphy to the full time civil service position of Bus Driver at Step 8 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective April 18, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #22)                                                                     

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following fall coaching appointment for the 2018-19 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract or other agreements/understandings between the District and CTA, be approved.  (Exhibit #23)

    Stephen Morse Boys' Varsity Football Assistant Coach  $3,207.76
    Michael Deveans Boys' Varsity Football Assistant Coach  $3,334.64
    Stacy Davignon Co-ed Modified Cross Country Coach  $2,477.10
    Timothy Weigel Boys' Modified Soccer Coach  $2,084.15

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following winter coaching appointment for the 2018-19 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract or other agreements/understandings between the District and CTA, be approved.  (Exhibit #24)
     

    Jim Sojda Boys' Varsity Basketball Coach  $5,382.60
    Stephen  Morse Boys' Varsity Basketball Volunteer  $0
    Jeff Busch Boys' Modified Basketball Coach  $2,004.85
    Elaine  Hogan Girls Varsity Basketball Coach  $5,001.96
    Sharon White Co-ed Varsity Bowling Coach  $2,691.30
    Marty Flint Co-ed Varsity Bowling Assistant Coach  $1,603.88
    Mike Tesak Boys' Varsity Hockey Coach  $4,811.64
    Norm Deep, Jr. Co-ed Indoor Track Varsity Head Coach  $4,955.36
    Lori Ann Storey Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach   $5,001.96
    Nicole  Ruddy Girls Varsity Hockey Coach  $3,668.10
    Rob Kopek Girls Varsity Hockey Assistant Coach  $2,352.36
    Mike  Hayduk, Sr. Boys JV Basketball Coach  $3,207.76
    Mike King Boys Modified Basketball Coach  $2,084.15

    G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon tte recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation with intent to retire of Richard Steates, cleaner, after 29 years of service at CCS, effective June 29, 2018, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #25)

    Additional Items 

    H. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jennifer McPherson to the part time civil service position of school monitor, to becompensated at step 1 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective April 25, 2018, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved.  (Exhibit #26)

     I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following interim spring coaching appointments for the 2017-2018 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract or other agreements/understandings between the District and CTA, effective March 5, 2018, be approved.   
     

    Thad  Lawrence Girls JV Softball Interim Coach
    Heather Hillage-Scribner Girls Interim Modified Softball Coach
    Alicia  Lusby   Interim Intramural Mighty Milers Coach


    NOTE: Stipend to be prorated depending on length of time serving in these positions.

    11. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCAITON

    12. ADJOURNMENT

    13. COMING EVENTS

    Date Event Time and Location
    April 18, 2018 CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    April 19, 2018 Incoming Kindergarten Parent  6:30pm-8:30pm
      Information Night Elementary Cafeteria
    April 20, 2018 Arbor Day Celebration 10:00am, Elementary School
    April 23-27, 2018 Spring Recess  
    April 25, 2018 OVA Saratoga Springs, NY
    May 1 & 2, 2018 NYS Math Assessments  
    May 4 & 5, 2018 Senior One Acts 7:00pm, Theater
    May 7, 2018 K-12 Art Show  
      Sports Boosters Meeting 7:00pm, Secondary Media Center
    May 8, 2018 Meet the Candidates 5:30pm, High School Cafeteria
      Budget Hearing 6:00pm, High School Cafeteria
    May 10, 2018 Elementary Spring Concert 7:00pm, Theater
    May 11, 2018 Eighth Grade Trip to NYC  
    May 11 & 12, 2018 NYSSMA, Levels 1-4 CCS
    May 12, 2018 Junior Prom  
    May 14-18, 2018 Kindergarten Screening by Appointment  
    May 15, 2018 Budget Vote Noon to 8:00pm
    May 16, 2018 CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Board Room
    May 17, 2018 National Jr. Honor Society Induction 7:00pm, Theater
    May 18 & 19, 2018 NYSSMA, Levels 5 & 6 Central Valley CSD