• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING
     
    High School Cafeteria
    June 19, 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. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF                                   

    A. Bright Spots

    ·   Middle School Book Club

    ·   Upstanders Recognition

    ·   Track Team

    ·   Recognition of Outgoing Board Members

    ·   Other

    ·   Administrators Reports

    B. Superintendent’s Report

    5. 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.

    6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for June 19, 2018

    B. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on May 8, 2018   Minutes for May 8, 2018

    C. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on May 15, 2018   Minutes for May 15, 2018

    D. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on June 5, 2018   Minutes for June 5, 2018

    E. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on June 12, 2018   Minutes for June 12, 2018

    F.  Internal Claims Auditor Report   Internal Claims Auditor Report

    G. Summary Treasurer’s Report for April 2018   Summary Treasurer's Report for April

    H. Summary Treasurer’s Report for May 2018   Summary Treasurer's Report for May

    I.  Treasurer’s Report for April 2018   Treasurer's Report for April

    J. Treasurer’s Report for May 2018  Treasurer's Report for May

    K. Executive Summary for April 2018   Executive Summary for April

    L. Executive Summary for May 2018   Executive Summary for May

    M. Revenues/expenditures by Month for April 2018   Revenue/expenditures for April

    N. Revenues/expenditures by Month for May 2018    Revenues/expenditures for May

    O. Extra-classroom Treaurer’s Report for April 2018   Extra-classroom Treasurer's Report for April

    P.  Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report:  (Exhibit #15)

    Initial Review 6
    Program Review 14
    Annual Review 41
    Reevaluation (Triennial) 5
    Administrative Transfer 12
    Preschool 14
    504 Review 15
    504 Initial  6
    504 Administrative Transfer 0
    Amendment w/o Meeting Held 3

    Q. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel  (Exhibit #16)

    Additional Item for Approval:

    R. Extra-classroom Treasurer's report for May 2018  Extra-classroom Treasurer's Report for May

    7. COMMITTEE/LIAISON REPORTS

    A. Committees

    1. Finance Committee – Ms. Courtney Zoller

    B. Liaisons

    1. Technology Committee – Ms. Megan Burdick                                       

    8. NEW BUSINESS

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education increases the 2017-2018 budget by $153,186 to account for the interfund transfer for the purchase of three school buses as approved by voters on May 15, 2018.  Budget Transfer

                 $153,186          A.5510.210.00.0000 (Purchase of Buses)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from the Hannaford Helps Schools Program for the Elementary Playground Project.  Hannaford Donation

                 $1000    TA085

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from Box Tops for Education for the Elementary Playground Project.  Box Tops Donation

                 $308.20   TA085                                                          

    D. 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 2018-2019 academic school year, at a cost of $3,700, be approved.  This agreement is in the form of an amendment and reinstatement of the 2017-2018 Service Agreement.  OMNI Agreement

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Oneida County Probation Department and the Clinton Central School District to provide Probation Officers for the purpose of Initial Response Team services for the 2018-2019 school year at a cost of $10,750.00, be approved.   Oneida County Agreement

    F.  BE IT RESOLVED that the agreement between SamCo Music, LLC of Dolgeville, NY and the Clinton Central School District to provide musical instrument repair services for the 2018-2019 academic year at a cost of $4,000, be approved.   SAMCO Agreement

    G.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the School Resource Office Interagency Agreement between the Town of Kirkland Police Department and the Clinton Central School District, effective September 1, 2018, at an annual cost of $30,000, be approved.   SRO Agreement

    H.    BUS STORAGE, WASHING AND DISPATCHING FACILITIES

    WHEREAS, the District advertised for bids to provide the services of Storage, Washing of School Buses and lease of Dispatching Facilities for the school year commencing July 1, 2018; and

    WHEREAS, two (2) proposals were duly and timely received in response to the bid solicitation as previously authorized; and

    WHEREAS, said timely bids were received and opened on May 31, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Clinton Central School District Business Office, 75 Chenango Avenue, Clinton, New York; and

    WHEREAS, the District has conducted due diligence and a review of the specifications of the timely bid responses; and

    WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the proposed Lease and Service Agreement with Hale’s Bus Garage, LLC, to provide such leasing and services for the 2018-19 school year;

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby awards the successful bid for the services of Storage, Washing of School Buses and lease of Dispatching Facilities for the school year commencing July 1, 2018, to Hale’s Bus Garage, LLC, of Clinton, New York, as lowest responsive, responsible bidder, for a total bid price of Twenty Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($20,000.00) for bus storage and leasing of office facilities, and $25 per bus wash, subject to entering into the Lease and Service Agreement attached hereto, and further upon the filing of insurance documents and other required matters set forth in the bid solicitation documents and Lease and Service Agreement; and it is further

    RESOLVED that the Superintendent of Schools or his designee is authorized to execute the Lease and Service Agreement as above-described.  Bus Agreement

    I. REMOVAL OF WASTE, RUBBISH, GARBAGE AND RECYCLING

    WHEREAS, the District advertised for bids to provide the service of Removal of Waste, Rubbish, Garbage and Recycling for the school year commencing July 1, 2018; and

    WHEREAS, one (1) proposal was duly received in response to the bid solicitation as previously authorized; and

    WHEREAS, said timely bids were received and opened on June 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Clinton Central School District Business Office, 75 Chenango Avenue, Clinton, New York; and

    WHEREAS, the District has conducted due diligence and a review of the specifications of the timely bid responses; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby awards the successful bid for the service of Removal of Waste, Rubbish, Garbage and Recycling for the school year commencing July 1, 2018, to Bliss Environmental Services, Inc. of Camden, New York, as lowest responsive, responsible bidder, for a total bid price of Fifteen Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($15,000.00), subject to entering into the appropriate contract documents and further upon the filing of insurance documents and other required matters set forth in the bid solicitation documents; and it is further

    RESOLVED that the Superintendent of Schools or his designee is authorized to execute the necessary documentation as above-described.   Trash Removal

    Additional Item for Approval

    J. DISTRICT PROPERT AND CASUALTY INSURANCE

    WHEREAS, the District advertised and requested proposals to provide the service of District Insurance Services for the school year commencing July 1, 2018; and

    WHEREAS, two (2) proposals were duly received in response to the request for proposals as previously authorized; and

    WHEREAS, said timely proposals were received and opened on May 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Clinton Central School District Business Office, 75 Chenango Avenue, Clinton, New York; and

    WHEREAS, the District has conducted due diligence and a review of the specifications of the timely responses; and

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby awards the successful proposal for the service of Insurance Services for the school year commencing July 1, 2018, to New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR) for a total bid price of Ninety-Eight Thousand and Forty-Five Dollars ($98,045.00), subject to entering into the appropriate contract documents and further upon the filing of appropriate documents and other required matters set forth in the proposal solicitation documents; and it is further

    RESOLVED that the Superintendent of Schools or his designee is authorized to execute the necessary documentation as above-described.  Insurance Proposal                                                             

    9. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that the proposed Board Meeting Calendar for 2018-2019 be approved.  Proposed Calendar 

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Clinton Central School Board of Education acknowledges with gratitude the years of service to the students of CCS and to the District of Elizabeth Waskciewicz, Patricia Hughes, Laurie Dougherty and Richard Steates.                                          

    10. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

    11. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the creation of the 0.5 FTE competitive civil service position of Coordinator of Athletics and Communications,  be approved.  (Exhibit #27)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the creation of the 1.0 FTE competitive civil service position of Office Specialist, be approved.    (Exhibit #28)    

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following coaching appointments for the 2018-2019 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 #29)

    Della  Smith Girls Varsity Cheerleading Coach $2,405.82
    Michael Townsend Girls Varsity Tennis Coach $3,963.36
    Michael Tesak Girls Modified Soccer Coach $2,004.85
    Arthur McKinnon Co-ed Varsity Cross Country Volunteer $0.00
    Margaret Hemstrought Girls Varsity Soccer Volunteer $0.00
    Richard Maline Boys Modified Football Coach $2,004.85
    Brian McIntosh   Fitness Center Intramural Coach $561.67
    Miranda  Stockbridge Girls  JV Volleyball Coach $2,405.82
    Jacqueline Fort Girls  JV Basketball Coach $3,207.76
    Tom Trevisani Girls Modified Basketball Coach $3,097.10
    Margaret Hemstrought Girls Modified Basketball Coach $2,004.85
    Angelo Gaetano Girls Modified Basketball Volunteer $0.00
    Brandon Rettig Boys Varsity Hockey Assistant Coach $3,207.76


    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Barbara Mosher to full time civil service position of Custodian, to be compensated at a salary of $25,010.35, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective June 6, 2018, be approved.   (Exhibit #30)

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between Douglas Fiore, Coordinator of Athletics and Communication, and the Clinton Central School District, effective July 1, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #31)

    F.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid family care leave of absence for Alexandra Roy, elementary teacher, beginning on September 4, 2018 through January 3, 2019, be approved.  (Exhibit #32)

    G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation with intent to retire of Douglas Fiore, Coordinator of Athletics and Communication, effective December 31, 2018, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #33)  

    H. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent to sign and thereby execute the attached Settlement Agreement between the Clinton Central School District and the CSEA on behalf of the Board of Education and District.   (Exhibit #34)

    I.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that Laura Pominville be granted a tenure appointment in the elementary tenure area, effective September 1, 2018.  (Exhibit #35)                                                            

    J. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that Samantha DiPietro be granted a tenure appointment in the elementary tenure area, effective September 1, 2018.  (Exhibit #36)          

    K. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that Jessie Mastracco be granted a tenure appointment in the special education tenure area, effective September 1, 2018.            (Exhibit #37)                      

    L. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Erin Muzio to the three year probationary tenure track position of special education  teacher at Step 8MA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2021,  except to the extent required by the applicable provisions of Education Law § 3014, in order to be granted tenure, the appointee must receive composite of 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 she shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, be approved.  (Exhibit #38)

    M. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jennifer Waligory-Lee to the position of Teacher Mentor for the 2018-2019 school year, at a stipend in the amount of $2000 in accordance with Article 27 of the current CTA agreement, be approved.  (Exhibit #39)

    N. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following Instructional Leaders be appointed for the 2018-2019 school year with a stipend in the amount of $2000:                           

    Elementary School            
    ELA K-5: TBD            
    Science K-5: Samanthat DiPietro Math K-5:  Tammy Mickle    
    Support Service K-5: Patty Houser Social Studies: Tammy Billard    
                 
    Middle School            
    Grade 6: Kelly Gehring            
    Grade 7: John King            
    Grade 8: Ed Waskiewicz            
                 
    High School            
    ELA 9-12: Karen Romano   Science 9-12 & Technology 6-12: Meredith Callaghan
    LOTE 6-12: Matt Shearin   Counseling & Social Work: Jackie Snizek  
    Math 9-12 & Business: Michele Dunn Support Services 9-12: Chris Carbone  
    Social Studies 9-12: Brian McIntosh          
                 
    District Level            
    Art K-12: Angelo Gaetano            
    Music K-12: Norin Lavender          
    Library & Technology Integration K-12: Karen Zaleski      
    Health, PE, and Family Consumer Services: Darcy Cross      
    Nurse Leader: Cynthia Smeigal          


    O. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following co-curricular appointments for the 2018-2019 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 15 of the CTA contract, be approved:                                                                      

    Teresa Scott Senior Class Advisor/Graduation Coordinator  $       4,954.20
    Teresa Scott Senior Ball Advisor  $       1,486.26
    Michele Dunn High School National Honor Society Advisor  $       2,477.10
    Amie Johnson High School Student Council Co-advisor  $       1,202.91
    Andrea Hogan High School Student Council Co-advisor $1,393.23
    Meredith Callaghan Science Olympiad Co-advisor  $       1,440.78
    Kathleen Washburn Science Olympiad Co-advisor  $       1,440.78
    Melissa Roy Secondary AV Co-coordinator  $       1,667.32
    Karen Zaleski Secondary AV Co-coordinator  $       1,730.76
    Roger Wratten Model UN Advisor  $       2,500.98
    Mindy Pavone High School Yearbook Advisor  $       3,207.76
    Angelo Gaetano High School OVA Co-advisor   $          743.13
    Mindy Pavone High School OVA Co-advisor   $          625.25
    Angelo Gaetano Junior Class Advisor/Prom Coordinator  $       4,954.20
    Margaret Steele Ninth Grade Class Advisor  $       1,202.91
    Kathleen Washburn Tenth Grade Class Advisor  $       1,202.91
    Frank Aurigema High School Science Fair Coordinator  $       1,202.91
    Nancy Zumpano High School Mathletics Advisor  $       1,486.26
    Jenna Wratten Drama Club Co-advisor  $       1,603.88
    Keith DeStefanis Drama Club Co-advisor  $       1,603.88
    Jennifer Edmunds Awards Committee Chair  $          990.84
    Kathleen Washburn HS Rachel's Warriors Co-advisor  $          720.39
    Amie Johnson HS Rachel's Warriors Co-advisor  $          720.39
    Peter Loftus High School Musical Director  $       1,730.76
    Keith DeStefanis High School Musical Technical Director  $       1,730.76
    Jenna Wratten High School Musical Vocal Director  $       1,981.68
    Jenna Wratten High School Musical Producer  $          990.84
    Norin Lavender High School Musical Pit Orchestra Director  $       3,467.94
    Keith DeStefanis High School Musical Publicity Advisor  $       2,163.45
    Gail Tucker High School Musical Costumer  $       1,730.76
    Amy Pape High School Musical Art Director  $       1,440.78
    Norin Lavender Marching Band /Jazz Band Director  $       3,467.94
    Jenna Wratten Chamber Singers (Show Choir)  $       2,972.52
    Keith DeSfetanis High School Musical Lighting Designer  Budget 
    Ryan O'Rurke High School Musical Set Construction  $       1,486.26
    Susan King National Junior Honor Society Advisor  $       2,477.10
    Ryan O'Rourke MS Technology Exploratory  $       1,486.26
    Amy Pape Middle School OVA Advisor  $       1,486.26
    Aften Ford MS Rachel's Warriors Co-advisor  $          625.25
    Mary Hosey-Pardi MS Rachel's Warriors Co-advisor  $          720.39
    Trisha Boucher Middle School YearbookCo-advisor  $       1,486.26
    Susan King Middle School Mathcounts Advisor  $       1,486.26
    Kim Broderick Middle School Student Council Advisor  $       2,405.82
    Jenna Wratten Middle School Musical Director  $       2,972.52
    Jenna Wratten Middle School Musical Choreographer  $          990.84
    Janelle Conklin Middle School Musical Assistant Director  Budget 
    Keith DeStefanis Middle School Musical Publicity Director  Budget 
    Amy Pape Middle School Musical Artistic Director  Budget 
    Ryan O'Rourke Middle School Musical Set Construction  Budget 
    Keith DeStafanis Middle School Musical Crew Advisor  Budget 
    Lynn Hall Olympics of the Visual Arts Advisor  $       1,486.26
    Kelly Landry Elementary Science Fair Co-advisor  $          696.62
    Sarah Hullar Elementary Science Fair Co-advisor  $          696.62
    Nancy Lillibridge Elementary AV Coordinator  $       3,715.28
    Heather Cirelli Elementary Math Olympiad and   $       1,202.97
      Continental Math Advisor  


    P. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Tech  Prep Team Leader stipend of $500 for Ryan O’Rourke, Technology Teacher, be approved.                                   

    NOTE: The District received a grant of $900 from OHM BOCES to fund this program, $500 of which is designated for the Team Leader stipend.

    Q. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following students be appointed as Student Helpers, to be paid minimum wage, effective July 9, 2018 through August 24, 2018.   (Exhibit #40)

        Sierra Laymon, Starrlyn Lonero, Quentin Mason, Faith Pritchard, Justin Stell, Justin Tague   

    R. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between Julia Scranton, Confidential Secretary to the Superintendent/District Clerk, and the Clinton Central School District, effective July 1, 2018, be approved.  (Exhibit #41)

    Additional Items for Approval

    S. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that Ellen Leuthauser be granted a tenure appointment in the elementary principal tenure area, effective August 1, 2018.  

    T. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jennifer Waligory-Lee to the position of Professional Development Center Coordinator for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, to be compensated at (.4) Step 17MA, be approved.  (Exhibit #44)

    U. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jennifer Waligory-Lee to the position of Instructional Support Specialist for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, to be compensated at (.6) Step 17MA, be approved.  (Exhibit #45)

    V.  BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the following salary adjustments for the listed confidential employees for the 2018-2019 year:

         Jennifer Kelly, Payroll Clerk to $39,099.72                                                                                       

    W.  BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following coaching appointments for the 2018-2019 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 #46)

    Stephen  Hopler Boys Modified Football Assistant Coach $1,603.88
    Miquel Grimm Girls Varsity Field Hockey Coach $3,334.64
    Heather  Hillage-Scribner Girls JV Field Hockey Coach $3,164.52


    X. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the Extension and Amendment to the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement dated February 28, 2017, and authorizes the Board President to execute the necessary Agreement pertaining to said Extension and Amendment; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the District 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 $47)

    Y. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the Extension and Amendment to the Assistant Superintendent for Business’ Employment Agreement dated February 28, 2017, and authorizes the Board President to execute the necessary Agreement pertaining to said Extension and Amendment; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the District 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 Mr. Barretta’s personnel file.  (Exhibit #48)                                                                                                                                         

    12.  QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    13.  ADJOURNMENT

    14.  COMING EVENTS

    Date Event Time and Location
    June 12 – 21, 2018 Regents Exams  
    June 19, 2018 Board of Education Meeting  5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    June 20, 2018 CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    June 21, 2018 Grade 8 Moving Up Ceremony 8:00am, Theater
    June 23, 2018 Commencement 10:00am, Theater
    July 10, 2018 Board of Education Meeting  5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 14, 2018 Board of Education Meeting  5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 22, 2018 Board Workshop 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 23, 2018 Board Workshop 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center