• CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    REGULAR MEETING
     

    Secondary Media Center
    August 14, 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. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for August 14, 2018                     

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on July 10 , 2018   Minutes for July 10, 2018

    C. Summary Treasurer’s Report for June 2018   Summary Treasurer's Report

    D. Treasurer’s Report for June 2018   Treasurer's Report

    E. Executive Summary   Executive Summary

    F. Revenues/expenditures by Month   Revenue/expenditures by Month

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

    H. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel   Updated List

    6. NEW BUSINESS

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the following tax collection resolution:

    RESOLUTION

    To the collectors of the Clinton Central School District, Towns of Kirkland, Paris, Westmoreland, Marshall, Whitestown, New Hartford, Vernon, County of Oneida, New York State:

    You are hereby commanded:

    1. To give notice and start collection on September 1, 2018, in accordance with the provision of Section 1322 of the Real Property Tax Law.

    2. To give notice that tax collection will end on September 30, 2018 without penalty and October 31, 2018 with penalty.

    3. To collect taxes in the total sum of $15,362,467 in the same manner that collectors are authorized to collect town and county taxes in accordance with the provisions of Section 1318 of the Real Property Tax Law.

    4. To make no changes or alterations in the tax warrant or the attached tax rolls but shall return the same to the Board of Education. The Board may recall its warrant and tax roll forcorrection of errors or omission in accordance with the provision of Section 1316 of the Real Property Tax Law.

    5. To forward by mail to each owner of real property listed on the tax rolls within ten days after the start of collection statement of taxes due on property on tax bill forms provided by the School District in accordance with the provisions of Section 922 of the Real Property Tax Law.  To forward by mail, without interest penalties, to the office of the county treasurer adetailed tax bill of all state land parcels liable for taxes on the school tax rolls in accordance with provisions of Section 540 and 544 of the Real Property Tax Law.

    6. To receive from each of the taxable corporations and natural persons, the sum listed on the attached tax rolls without interest penalties when such sums are paid before the end of the first month of the tax collection period.  To add two percent interest penalties (5 percent for Whitestown and New Hartford) to all taxes collected during the second month of the tax collection.

    7. To promptly return the warrant at its expiration and if any taxes on the attached tax rolls shall be unpaid at that time, deliver an accounting thereof on forms showing by town the total tax levy, the total amounts collected and total amounts remaining uncollected as required by Section 1330 of the Real Property Tax Law. The warrant is issued pursuant to Sections 910, 912 and 914 of the Real Property Tax Law and is delivered in accordance with Sections 1306 and 1318 of this law.  It is effective immediately after it is properly signed by a majority of the members of the Board of Education.  The warrant shall expire on the date stated unless a renewal or extension has been endorsed on the face of this warrant in writing in accordance with Section 308, subdivision 2 of the Real Property Tax Law.

    WHEREAS, the Board of Education has been authorized by the voters at the Budget Referendum of May 15, 2018, to raise for the current budget of 2018-2019 a sum not to exceed $27,894,313.

    THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education fixes the equalized tax rates by towns and confirm the extension of the taxes as they appear on the attached described tax roll.

    AND BE IT HEREBY DIRECTED, that the tax warrant of this Board of Education, duly signed, shall be affixed to the attached described tax rolls authorizing the collection of said taxes to begin September 1, 2018 and end October 31, 2018, giving the tax warrant an effective period of 60 days for the Towns of Kirkland, Westmoreland, Paris, Marshall, Vernon, New Hartford and Whitestown, at the expiration of which time the tax collectors shall make an accounting in writing to the Board of Education.

    AND IT IS FURTHER DIRECTED, that the delinquent tax penalties shall be fixed as follows:

    First month free period, Second month interest of 2 percent added (5 percent for Whitestown and New Hartford).   Tax Warrant

    (Roll call vote, signatures)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that, in accordance with Policy #5152 (Admission of Non-Resident Students) and Part 174 of the Commissioner’s Regulations, tuition rates for the 2018-2019 school year be set as follows:   Tuition Rates

                Grades K-6:  $7,143; Grades 7-12: $8,901                

    C. 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 transfers, be approved.   Budget Transfer Items           

    Description Account Code Increase Decrease Reason
    Athletic Contractual A2855.400.00 $6,000.00   To replace team shelter
    Health Insurance A9060.800.00   $6,000.00 damaged by storm.
    Regular School BOCES A2110.490.00 $7,000   Additional BOCES expenses.
    Employee Deferral A9809.800.00   $7,000  
    Principal Salary A2020.150.00 $5,700   To pay for Dr. of Curriculum &
    Employee Deferral A9809.800.00   $5,700 Instruction salary & vacation buyout.
    Fitness Center Contractual A2855.400.00 $18,500   To cover deficit from the 2017-18
    Employee Deferral A9809.800.00   $18,500 Fitness Center Contract.


    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 2018-2019 school year, be approved.   Tradewinds Agreement

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that the Flood gate installation and associated work at the Middle School be awarded to Murnane Building Contractors for the amount of $32,850.00, contingent upon the submission of the appropriate and acceptable bonds and insurances as required by the Contract Documents.  Bid Award

    7. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD 

    8. PERSONNEL

    A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Nazir Khan to the 1.0 FTE civil service position of cleaner, to be compensated at step 3 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective September 4, 2018, be approved.   (Exhibit #13)

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of David F. Walters to the 1.0 FTE civil service position of cleaner, to be compensated at step 3 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective August 13, 2018, be approved.   (Exhibit #14)

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Michelle Denison to the part time civil service position of school monitor, to be compensated at Step 1 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective September 4, 2018, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, be approved.   (Exhibit #15)

    D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Kyle Dawes be appointed as a Student Helper, to be paid minimum wage, effective July 9, 2018 through August 24, 2018.  (Exhibit #16)

    NOTE: Mr. Dawes replaced Quentin Mason who was appointed at an earlier meeting and was unable to fulfill his duties.

    E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the termination of Kyle Dawes from the position of student helper, effective August 1, 2018, be approved.    

    F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Eileen Martin from the civil service position of custodian for the Clinton Central School District, effective July 6, 2018, be accepted.  (Exhibit # 17)                                                                                                                 

    9. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

    10. ADJOURNMENT

    11. COMING EVENTS

    Date Event Time and Location
    August 16, 2018 Elementary Class List Reveal  
      JV & Varsity Fall Sports Begin  
    August 22, 2018 New Family Orientation 10:00am, Theater
      Board Workshop 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 23, 2018 Board Workshop 5:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    August 27, 2018 Modified Sports Begin  
    August 28, 2018 Ninth Grade Orientation 1:00pm, Theater
    September 3, 2018 Labor Day School Closed
    September 4 & 5, 2018 Staff Orientation  
    September 6, 2018 Opening of School  
      Financial Aid Information Meeting for 5:45pm, Secondary Media Center
      Parents of Seniors  
      High School Open House 7:00pm
    September 11, 2018 Sports Boosters Meeting 7:00pm, Secondary Media Center
    September 12, 2018 Kindergarten Curriculum Night 6:30pm-7:30pm, Elementary School
    September 14, 2018 Pep Rally and Bonfire  
    September 15, 2018 Homecoming  
    September 18, 2018 Board of Education Meeting 7:00pm, Secondary Media Center
    September 19, 2018 CCSD Foundation Meeting 6:30pm, Secondary Media Center
    September 20, 2018 Elementary Open House K-2: 6:00pm-7:00pm
        3-5: 7:00pm-8:00pm
    September 28, 2018 Middle School Welcome Back Dance 7:00pm-9:00pm