July 24, 2017 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education
Special Meeting
July 24, 2017   6:30 p.m.
APPROVED

The Board of Education’s Special Meeting was called to order by President Rowland at 6:30 p.m. in the LGI at Central Valley Academy. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present.

Members Present

Kelly Rowland, Pres., Kristen Rich, V. Pres., Travis Costin, Matt Darrow, Daniel LaLonde, Jane North, Fred Schell

Members Absent

None

Staff Present

Richard J. Hughes, Supt., Ken Long, Business Official

Guests Present

Donald Budmen, Esq.

NEW BUSINESS

Approval of 2017 Summer School Transportation Appointment

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the following 2017 Summer School transportation appointment. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Joel Couchman—Bus Driver – 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17

Approval of Non-Instructional Appointment – Six-Month Probationary

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved the following six-month probationary appointment. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Rebecca Clapper—Office Assistant II, Effective 7/5/17

(Copy of OAII Certification on file in District Clerk’s files.)

Approval of Instructional Appointments – Four-Year Probationary

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Schell, seconded by Mrs. Rich, the Board approved the following four-year probationary appointments. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Leanne Byard—Special Education, Effective 9/1/17
  • Erika Reff—Special Education, Effective 9/1/17
  • Rachael Shepardson—Elementary Education, Effective 9/1/17

(Copy of credentials on file in District Clerk’s files.)

EXECUTIVE SESSION

On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board entered into an Executive Session in the District Office Conference Room at 6:35 p.m. to discuss the following. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Discussions regarding proposed, pending or current litigation;
  • Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law;
  • Medical, financial, credit or employment history of any particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of any particular person or corporation.
  • Board Training

Attorney Donald Budmen was present in Executive Session. Also present for a portion of the Board’s Executive Session were Richard J. Hughes, Superintendent, (excused at 7:28 p.m., re-entered at 8:38 p.m.) and Kenneth Long, Business Official (excused at 7:28 p.m., re-entered at 8:38 p.m.).

The Board was called out of their Executive Session by President Rowland at 9:40 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT

On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board adjourned their Special Meeting at 9:41 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.

Marsha Griffith
District Clerk, Board of Education