July 5, 2017 Board of Education Reorganization and Regular Meeting Minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education
Reorganization and Regular Meetings
July 5, 2017   7:00 p.m.
Minutes—APPROVED

The Board of Education’s Reorganization and Regular Meeting was called to order by Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, at 7:00 p.m., in the LGI at Central Valley Academy. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present.

Members Present

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

Members Absent

None

Staff Present (those signing in)

Dr. Richard Hughes, Supt., Fran LaPaglia, Deb Van Slyke, Lisa Hoffman, Dick Keeler, Conrad Phillips, Tammy Morgan, Johanna Levi, Tara Raux, Andrea Donahue, Kate Brien, Jonna Costin, Kelley Macisco, Brittany Canipe, Devon Rappa, Jeff Mower, Melissa Williams, Noresta Baum, Lori Pickett, Garrett Olds

Guests Present (those signing in)

Sharon Richards, John Richards, Tricia Zink

AGENDA CHANGES

There were no changes requested at this time.

APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT CLERK

On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the appointment of Marsha Griffith to the position of District Clerk for the 2017-2018 school year. Motion carried 7-0.

ADMINISTRATION OF OATH OF OFFICE

At this time the District Clerk administered the Oath of Office to the following individuals:

Kelly Rowland Newly Elected Board of Education Member
Travis Costin Newly Elected Board of Education Member
Dr. Richard J. Hughes Superintendent of Schools

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

President – Mr. Costin nominated Mrs. Rowland for the position of Board of Education President. There were no other nominations for President.

On a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Schell, Mrs. Rowland was elected as Board President. Motion carried 6-0-1. In favor: T. Costin, M. Darrow, D. LaLonde, J. North, K. Rich, F. Schell. Opposed: None. Abstained: K. Rowland.

Mrs. Rowland was administered the Oath of Office by the District Clerk.

Administration of Oath of Office to District Clerk

President Rowland administered the Oath of Office to Marsha Griffith, District Clerk.

Vice President – Mr. Darrow nominated Mrs. Rich for the position of Board of Education Vice President. There were no other nominations for Vice President.

On a motion made by Mrs. North, seconded by Mr. Darrow, Mrs. Rich was elected as Board Vice President. Motion carried 6-0-1. In favor: T. Costin, M. Darrow, D. LaLonde, J. North, K. Rowland, F. Schell. Opposed: None. Abstained: K. Rich.

Mrs. Rich was administered the Oath of Office by the District Clerk.

CONFIRMATION OF NO CONFLICT

All members of the Central Valley School District Board of Education completed Conflict of Interest forms and submitted them to the District Clerk.

(Completed forms on file in District Clerk’s files.)

APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENTS / DESIGNATIONS / AUTHORIZATIONS

APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the following officer appointments for the 2017-2018 school year. Motion carried 7-0.

Deputy Clerk—Kenneth Long
District Treasurer—Lisa VanWinkler
Deputy Treasurer—Board President
Tax Collector—Cherri Hyer
Internal Claims Auditor—Laurie Landry / Cuyle Rockwell / Tracy Voce

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved the following appointments for the 2017-2018 school year. Motion carried 6-0-1. In favor: K. Rowland, K. Rich, T. Costin, D. LaLonde, J. North, F. Schell. Opposed: None. Abstained: M. Darrow.

  • School Attorney
    • Ferrara Fiorenza PC
    • Hancock Estabrook, LLP
  • School Physician
    • Little Falls Hospital/Bassett Healthcare (N.P.)
    • [Charlene Macri / Michelle Gorski, N.P.]
  • Designated Educational — Richard J. Hughes
  • External Auditor—D’Arcangelo & Co.
  • Internal Controls Auditor—Questar III BOCES
  • Certifier of Payrolls—Richard J. Hughes
  • Records Access Officer—Kenneth Long
  • Records Management Officer—Kenneth Long
  • Borrowing and Investment Officer—Kenneth Long
  • Bond Counsel—Timothy McGill
  • Financial Advisors
    • Bernard P. Donegan, Inc.
    • R.G. Timbs Advisory Group
  • Purchasing Agent—Kenneth Long
  • Deputy Purchasing Agent—Richard J. Hughes
  • Title I Compliance Officer—Fran LaPaglia
  • Title I Purchasing Officer—Kenneth Long
  • ADA & 504 Compliance Officer—Lisa Hoffman
  • Section 504 Purchasing Officer—Kenneth Long
  • Medicare Compliance Officer—Lisa Hoffman
  • Homeless Liaison—Lisa Hoffman
  • Impartial Hearing Officers—Per List from SED
  • Hearing Officers—Superintendent / Reps. from ONC BOCES
  • Title IX & Harassment Officer—Fran LaPaglia
  • Dignity for All Students Coor.-CVA—Shannon Darrow / Michele DelConte /Nicole Kaminski
  • Dignity for All Students Coor.-Jarvis—Shannon Buttacaroli / To be Determined
  • Dignity for All Students Coor.-Barringer—Stephanie Griffith / To be Determined
  • Dignity for All Students Coor.-Fisher—Heather Bove
  • Lead Evaluators—Richard J. Hughes / Fran LaPaglia / Deb Van Slyke
  • Attendance Officers—Building Principals
  • Asbestos Coordinator—Brady Boyd
  • LEA Asbestos Designee / Mgt. Planner—Brady Boyd
  • Pesticide Representative—Brady Boyd
  • Extracurricular Activity Fund Treasurer—Krista Campione
  • CSE Membership—Available in District Clerk’s Files
  • CPSE Membership—Available in District Clerk’s Files

DESIGNATIONS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mrs. North, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board approved the following designations. Motion carried 7-0.

Official Bank Depositories:

  • M&T Bank
  • Adirondack Bank
  • Bank of America
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Credit Cards:

  • Adirondack Bank:
    • Superintendent – $5,000 Limit
    • Business Official – $2,000 Limit
  • Walmart:
    • $3,000 Limit
    • Housed in office with authorization via purchase order

2017-2018 Board of Education Meeting Schedule*:

  • July 5, 2017 – Reorg & Regular Mtg
  • August 9, 2017
  • August 23, 2017
  • September 27, 2017
  • October 18, 2017
  • November 15, 2017
  • December 13, 2017
  • January 24, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 7, 2018
  • March 28, 2018
  • April 18, 2017
  • May 8, 2017 – Budget Hearing
  • May 15, 2017 – Budget Vote / Board Election
  • May 23, 2017
  • June 13, 2017

*Subject to Change

Official Newspaper — The Times/Telegram

Official Spokesperson for the District — Superintendent of Schools

Audit Committee — Board of Education “Committee of the Whole”

Designation of District Treasurer (Lisa Van Winkler) to sign all checks or Business Manager (Kenneth Long) is authorized if Treasurer is not available;

Designation of Building Principals & Extracurricular Treasurer to sign Extracurricular Classroom Account checks and related documentation;

Prices for School Meals: (if no CEP)

  • Elementary—$1.05/breakfast meal, $1.95/lunch meal
  • Middle School—$1.05/breakfast meal, $2.10/lunch meal
  • CVA—$1.05/breakfast meal, $2.40/lunch meal

AUTHORIZATIONS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board approved the following authorizations. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Authorization of Superintendent to certify payrolls;
  • Authorization of District Treasurer, Lisa Van Winkler, to loan from the General Fund to the Federal Fund, the Capital Fund and the School Lunch Fund, only such sums as are necessary to pay the then current payrolls and warrants until revenues are received from the respective funds for the school district for the 2017-2018 school year, as well as authorization of the use of facsimile signature;
  • Authorizes the Superintendent to: 1) Transfer of Funds; to transfer funds within the budget; 2) Accept Funds; to accept all drafts, checks, and other dealings with District Funds which bear the signature or official facsimile of the District Treasurer or Superintendent of Schools;
  • Authorization of attendance of Superintendent and all Board of Education members at appropriate conferences, conventions and workshops with expenses as included in the 2017-2018 school budget;
  • Authorization of Superintendent to approve staff attendance at appropriate conferences with expenses;
  • Authorization of Superintendent to apply for grants in aid; to submit grant proposals which will benefit the school district;
  • Authorization of Superintendent to adjust school calendar; to alter the instructional school calendar;
  • Authorization of Business Manager Kenneth Long for the following:
    • Investments; to invest School District monies in accordance with Sections 1604-A and 1723-a of the Educational Law and other pertinent regulations;
    • Transfer Funds Between Banks; to execute, on behalf of the school, a Funds Transfer Agreement with the approved School Banks in such form and content and upon such terms as deemed and proper; and the Treasurer and the Business Manager are authorized to issue payment orders to the approved School Banks in accordance with the Funds Transfer Agreement and to authenticate any payment orders received by the banks;
  • Authorization of Petty Cash Funds: $100 in each building and $100 in the District Office;
  • Authorization of Petty Cash Fund Custodians: Building Principals and Business Official as follows:
    • Barringer – Jeremy Rich
    • Jarvis – Melissa Hoskey
    • Business Official – Kenneth Long
    • Fisher – Michele Pilla
    • CVA – Richard Keeler
  • Authorization of Building Principals, under Education Law 3214, to suspend students from school for up to five (5) school days for the 2017-2018 school year;
  • Authorization of Treasurer to execute bank transactions;
  • Authorization of President of the Board of Education to borrow maximum allowable amounts by law on Tax Anticipation Notes for the 2017-2018 school year;
  • Authorization of President of the Board of Education to renew perpetual Revenue Anticipation Notes;
  • Authorization of Business Manager and Superintendent of Schools to sell surplus equipment for the 2017-2018 school year;
  • Authorization of the Superintendent to appoint employees on a temporary basis with the understanding that the Board of Education will make the final determination at the next subsequent Board of Education meeting;
  • Authorization of Vice President to sign contracts in the absence of President.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE BLANKET BONDS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. Rich, the Board approved the following blanket bond designations. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Business Manager $1,000,000
  • District Treasurer $1,000,000
  • Deputy Treasurer $1,000,000
  • District Clerk $1,000,000
  • Claims Auditors $1,000,000
  • Tax Collector Blanket Bond $1,000,000
  • Student Activities Acct.Treas. $1,000,000
  • School Attorney $1,000,000
  • All Other Employees $1,000,000

ESTABLISHMENT OF MILEAGE RATE

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mrs. North, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the mileage rate at the current IRS rate for the 2017-2018 school year. Motion carried 7-0.

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERSHIPS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mrs. Rich, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved the following memberships. Motion carried 7-0.

  • New York State School Boards Association
  • Rural Schools Association
  • Oneida-Madison-Herkimer School Boards Institute

OTHER

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Costin, the Board approved the following. Motion carried 7-0.

The Board of Education for the Central Valley Central School District wishes to protect the District, the members of the Board of Education and any school district officers in actions brought against them or in any action or proceeding touching any district property or involving its rights or interest; and
Whereas, the Board of Education of the Central Valley Central School District wishes to protect its Superintendent, Principals, members of teaching or supervisory staff, members of a committee on special education or subcommittee thereof, surrogate parent, as defined in their regulations of the Commissioner of Education, any member of the Board of Education or non-instructional employee in any action or proceeding, other than a criminal prosecution or an action or proceeding brought against him/her by the District, including proceeding before the Commissioner of Education, arising out of the exercise of his/her powers or the performance of his/her duties; and

Whereas, the Board of Education of the Central Valley Central School District wishes to protect its members, employees, officers, authorized volunteers or any other person holding a position by election, appointment or employment in the service of the school district, whether or not compensated, in any civil action or proceeding, state or federal, arising out of any alleged act of omission which occurred or allegedly occurred while the employee was acting within the scope of his/her employment or duties with the District.

BE IT RESOLVED that, the benefits and protection afforded, provided pursuant to 3811 of the Education Law, shall be available, subject to the procedural requirements set forth therein and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, the benefits and protection afforded protections pursuant to 18 of the New York State Public Officers Law shall supplement and be available in addition to any defense or indemnification protection conferred by other statues, rules or regulations, including but not limited to, the protection provided pursuant to Education Law 3811, 3023, and 3028 subject to the procedural requirements set forth therein.

RE-ADOPTION OF POLICIES

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Costin, the Board approved the following. Motion carried 7-0.

Re-Adoption of all previous Board of Education policies and Code of Ethics in effect during the previous year, as implied in Education Law 1709, 2503 for the 2017-2018 school year.

APPROVAL OF RATES

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mrs. Rich, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board approved the following rates. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Election Workers – $15.00/hour
  • Substitute Teachers
    • Certified – $85.00/day
    • Non-Certified – $75.00/day
    • Certified Retiree of the District – $100.00
  • Substitute Teacher Aides/Food Service – Current NYS Minimum Wage
  • Substitute Teacher Assistants Non-Certified – Current NYS Minimum Wage
    • Certified – $5.00 over Non-Certified Rate
  • Substitute Nurses
    • Registered – $110.00/day
    • LPN – $75.00/day
  • Substitute COTA – $100/day
  • Non-Resident Tuition Rates (K-12) $1,279.00 per pupil / per school year

CREATION OF BOE SUBCOMMITTEES

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved the creation of the following BOE subcommittees. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Finance
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • “Other”
  • Policy
  • Transportation

Discussion took place with regard to a Health and Safety subcommittee. Mr. Long reported that there is a Safety Committee already established and that all Board members are part of this committee. Dr. Hughes reported that Mr. Humphrey will remain the chair for this committee. Details about upcoming meetings will be made available in the near future.

APPOINTMENT OF BOE REPRESENTATIVES TO BOE SUBCOMMITTEES

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved the appointments of the following Board representatives to serve on the BOE subcommittees. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Finance – Mr. Costin / Mr. Schell
  • Policy – Mrs. Rich / Mrs. Rowland / Mr. LaLonde
  • Curriculum & Instruction – Mrs. Rich / Mrs. Rowland / Mrs. North
  • Transportation – Mrs. North / Mr. Darrow
  • Other – To be named

Past committee members will be contacted to determine their interest in continuing. Community members interested in serving on these subcommittees are asked to contact the District Office.

APPOINTMENT OF BOE SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mr. Costin, the Board approved the appointment of the following chairpersons to the BOE Subcommittees. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Finance – Mr. Costin
  • Policy – Mr. LaLonde
  • Curriculum & Instruction – Mrs. Bowman
  • Transportation – Mrs. North
  • Other – To be named

APPOINTMENT OF BOE REPRESENTATIVES TO ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES

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

  • 2017-2018 SBI Executive Committee Member – William Lennox (past BOE member)
  • 2017-2018 SBI Executive Committee Alternate Member – Daniel LaLonde

PRESENTATIONS

There were no presentations this evening.

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Superintendent’s Report

Exit Interview Document / Proposed Policies – The Board received copies of the Exit Interview Document as well as policy samples for their review. Mrs. LaPaglia reported that principals, supervisors, and/or administrators provided Exit Interview documents to each person exiting the district as of June 2017. After discussion and suggestions from the Board, it was determined that the Policy Committee will be charged with reviewing the process and creating internal procedures for the distribution, collection, and review of data submitted on the documents.

(Copy of document and samples on file in District Clerk’s files.)

Approval of Public Vote Date for Sale of Remington Building to Herkimer BOCES – Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Schell, seconded by Mr. LaLonde, the Board approved the date of October 11, 2017, as the official vote date for the proposed sale of the Remington Building to Herkimer BOCES. Motion carried 7-0.

Voting will take place in the Jarvis Media Center from 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Public hearings will be held regarding the proposed sale and updates will be available on the district’s website.
Administrative Reports

Proposal for 5-Hour Full Day Pre-Kindergarten Program – The Board received a proposal for a change in hours for the Pre-Kindergarten program from seven hours to five hours per day. This would meet the requirements of five hours of daily instruction under the grant. Discussion continued regarding the impact of this proposed change on the students, teachers, and families. It was agreed that more planning is needed before implementing this change. A follow-up presentation will be provided to the Board in January 2018 in order to obtain additional information and feedback from teacher and parents.

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

Proposal for Continuation of Disney Leadership Institute – The Board received copies of a proposal for the continuation of a Disney Leadership Institute opportunity for students at Jarvis Middle School.

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Schell, seconded by Mr. Costin, the Board approved the proposal to continue the Disney Leadership Institute program. Motion carried 7-0.

It was suggested that more male students be encouraged to participate, as well as more male chaperones, in order to provide a balance.

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

Business Official’s Report

The Board received copies of the Business Official’s report. Mr. Long explained the proposed bid awards for a drive-on lift for the Bus Garage, as well as for a Ford F-250 pickup truck for use by the maintenance department. The Board will consider formal acceptance of the bid results under New Business on this evening’s agenda.

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

PUBLIC OPEN FORUM

Tara Raux – Commented on the PreK proposal and encouraged Board members to visit the PreK classrooms. Ms. Raux asked what would be done with the data collected on the exit interview documents and whether or not those submitting the documents would receive a response.

Patricia Zink – Commented on the co-integrated classrooms and suggested that the district provide more information to help the parents and students better understand this type of classroom. She also suggested that a meeting be established to allow parents to ask questions and voice any concerns they have in regards to this matter. Ms. Zink asked when information would be made available for those wishing to serve on the BOE subcommittees.

Gail Hoffman – Commented on the BOE subcommittees and asked if previous committee members would still be allowed to serve.

Mr. Schell suggested that information be sent out in an August newsletter to residents. Dr. Hughes reported that Mr. Rockwell will also place this information on the district’s website.

Brittani Canipe – Commented on the PreK proposal and stated that she is pleased that the Board is holding off on making this decision.

CONSENT AGENDA

Approval of Minutes

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the minutes of the following meetings. Motion carried 7-0

• Special Meeting – June 14, 2017
• Special Meeting – June 23, 2017

Approval of Arrangement of Services of CSE/CPSE/504 Accommodation Plan Meetings

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the arrangement of services of the following CSE/CPSE/504 Accommodation Plan Meetings. Motion carried 7-0.

  • May 8, 2017
  • May 9, 2017
  • May 11, 2017
  • May 15, 2017
  • May 16, 2017
  • May 17, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • May 19, 2017
  • May 22, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • May 26, 2017
  • May 30, 2017
  • May 31, 2017
  • June 1, 2017
  • June 2, 2017
  • June 6, 2017
  • June 7, 2017
  • June 8, 2017
  • June 9, 2017
  • June 13, 2017
  • June 15, 2017
  • June 16, 2017
  • June 20, 2017

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

Acceptance of Resignations

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board accepted the following resignations. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Joseph Geniti—Special Education Teacher, Effective 6/30/17
  • Luke Slatton—Social Studies Teacher, Effective 6/30/17

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

APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL APPOINTMENTS

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board approved the following personnel appointments. Motion carried 7-0.
Approval of 2017 Summer Special Needs Transportation Appointments

  • Scott Loiacono—Bus Driver 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17
  • Jamie Ingraham—Bus Driver 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17
  • Winona Reed—Bus Driver 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17
  • Stephanie Fitch—Bus Monitor 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17
  • Colleen Metz—Bus Monitor 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17
  • Melanie Graham-Bernier—Bus Monitor 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/18/17

Approval of 2017 Regional Summer School Transportation Appointments

  • Judith Shepard—Bus Driver/Rem. 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/17/17
  • Jeff Keller—Bus Driver/Jarvis 4 hours/day, Effective 7/10/17 – 8/17/17

Substitute Appointments

Ann Golembiowski—Retired Substitute Teacher, Effective 9/1/17
Barbara Lennox—Retired Substitute School Nurse, Effective 9/1/17
Kathleen Nasypany—Retired Substitute Teacher, Effective 9/1/17
Patrick O’Brien—Retired Substitute Teacher, Effective 9/1/17
Marguerite Wesolowski—Retired Substitute Teacher, Effective 9/1/17
Deborah Monroe—Retired Substitute Food Service, Effective 10/1/17

Fall 2017 Coaching Appointments

Upon the recommendation of Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mrs. North, seconded by Mrs. Rich, the Board approved the following fall 2017 coaching appointments, pending successful completion of all coaching requirements. Motion carried 4-0-3. In favor: K. Rowland, K. Rich, D. LaLonde, J. North. Opposed: None. Abstained: M. Darrow, F. Schell, T. Costin.

  • Varsity Cheer—Shannon Darrow
  • Jr. Varsity Cheer—Michele DelConte
  • Boys Varsity X-Ctry—Charles Maxson
  • Girls Varsity X-Ctry—Mike Farber
  • Boys Mod X-Ctry—TBD
  • Girls Mod X-Ctry—Krista Harwick
  • Varsity Field Hockey—Ashley Lawrence
  • Jr. Var. Field Hockey—TBD
  • Mod. Field Hockey—TBD
  • Head Varsity Football—Jon Cole
  • Asst. Varsity Football—Todd Hoffman
  • Asst. Varsity Football—Bob Bush
  • Jr. Varsity Head Football—Roy Upson
  • Jr. Varsity Asst. Football—Tim Lawrence
  • Modified Head Football—Joe Patrei
  • Modified Asst. Football—Chris French
  • Boys Varsity Soccer—Jim Mott
  • Boys Jr. Varsity Soccer—Leigh VanVolkenburg
  • Boys Modified Soccer—Fred Schell
  • Boys Volunteer Soccer—Ryan Laymon
  • Girls Varsity Soccer—Dave Wolfanger
  • Girls Jr. Varsity Soccer—Jonna Costin
  • Girls Modified Soccer—Sarah Puskarenko
  • Girls Varsity Tennis—Bill Obernesser

OLD BUSINESS

Summer Program – Mr. Schell asked about the status of a summer program for students next year. It was agreed that this topic would be revisited by the Board at their January 2018 regular meeting.

NEW BUSINESS

Acceptance of Bid Results

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board accepted the following bid results. Motion carried 7-0.

  • NAPA Lights Auto Parts, Mohawk Drive-On Lift for Bus Garage $24,373.77
  • Steet-Ponte Ford, Yorkville Ford F-250 Pickup Truck — Maint. Dept. $29,556.99

Approval of Memorandum of Agreement with CVUE

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mr. Schell, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement with the Central Valley United Employees as follows. Motion carried 7-0.

Substitute Coverage by Teacher Aides

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

Approval to Dispose of Surplus Goods

Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Richard J. Hughes, on a motion made by Mrs. Rich, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board approved to dispose of the following surplus goods. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Jarvis – Inventory List – 6/14/17
  • Jarvis – Encyclopedias and Equipment Inventory – 6/2017
  • Jarvis – Music Inventory – 6/2017
  • Jarvis – Instruments Inventory – 6/2017
  • Jarvis – Library Inventory – 5/22/17 – 6/16/17
  • Barringer – Library Inventory – 1/1/17 – 4/24/17
  • Barringer – Library Inventory – 4/25/17 – 6/16/17
  • CVA – Library Inventory – 2/9/17 – 6/16/17
  • Fisher – Library Inventory – 5/11/17 – 6/13/17

Dr. Hughes reviewed the process for disposing of the district’s surplus goods.

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION

On a motion made by Mr. Costin, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board entered into an Executive Session at 8:51 p.m. for the purpose of discussing 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.

Superintendent Hughes left the Executive Session at 10:07 p.m.

The Board was called out of their Executive Session by President Rowland at 10:31 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT

On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. Rich, the Board adjourned their reorganization and regular meeting at 10:32 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.

Marsha Griffith
District Clerk, Board of Education