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July 5, 2018 BOE Reorganization & Regular Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REORGANIZATION & REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2018 – 7 P.M.
CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI
AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 P.M.)

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. AGENDA CHANGES

IV. APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT CLERK

a. District Clerk – Marsha Griffith

V. ADMINISTRATION OF OATH OF OFFICE

a. Jonah Levi – Newly Elected Board of Education Member

b. Maggie Wesolowski – Newly Elected Board of Education Member

c. Jeremy M. Rich – Superintendent of Schools

VI. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

a. Nominations for President

b. Election of President

c. Administration of Oath of Office to President

At this time, the newly elected President will preside over the meeting.

d. Administration of Oath of Office to District Clerk

e. Nominations for Vice President

f. Election of Vice President

g. Administration of Oath of Office to Vice President

VII. CONFIRMATION OF NO CONFLICT

a. All BOE members complete and submit conflict of interest forms.

VIII. APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS

a. Deputy Clerk, Kenneth Long

b. District Treasurer, Lisa Van Winkler

c. Deputy Treasurer, Board President

d. Tax Collector, Cherri Hyer

e. Internal Claims Auditor, Laurie Landry / Cuyle Rockwell / Tracy Voce

IX. OTHER APPOINTMENTS

a. School Attorney

  • Ferrara Fiorenza PC
  • Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC
  • Hancock Estabrook, LLP

b. School Physician

  • Little Falls Hospital/Bassett Healthcare (N.P.)
  • [Charlene Macri / Michelle Gorski, N.P.]

c. Designated Educational Official, Jeremy M. Rich

d. External Auditor, D’Arcangelo & Co.

e. Internal Controls Auditor, Questar III BOCES

f. Certifier of Payrolls, Jeremy M. Rich

g. Records Access Officer, Kenneth Long

h. Records Management Officer, Kenneth Long

i. Borrowing and Investment Officer, Kenneth Long

j. Bond Counsel, Timothy McGill

k. Financial Advisors

  • Bernard P. Donegan, Inc.
  • R.G. Timbs Advisory Group

l. Purchasing Agent, Kenneth Long

m. Deputy Purchasing Agent, Jeremy M. Rich

n. Title I Compliance Officer, Kathleen Carney

o. Title I Purchasing Officer, Kenneth Long

p. ADA & 504 Compliance Officer, Lisa Hoffman

q. Section 504 Purchasing Officer, Kenneth Long

r. Medicare Compliance Officer, Lisa Hoffman

s. Homeless Liaison, Lisa Hoffman

t. Impartial Hearing Officers, Per List from SED

u. Hearing Officers, Superintendent, Representatives from ONC BOCES

v. Title IX & Harassment Officer, Fran LaPaglia

w. Dignity for All Students Coor.-CVA, S. Darrow / M. DelConte / A. Horner / B. Van Vechten

x. Dignity for All Students Coor.-Mid. School, Jeff Aulisi / Shannon Buttacaroli / Matthew Babula

y. Dignity for All Students Coor.-Barringer, Stephanie Griffith / Caitlin Keeler

z. Dignity for All Students Coor.-Fisher, Heather Bove / Brandy Vogel

aa. Lead Evaluators, Jeremy M. Rich / Fran LaPaglia / Kathleen Carney

bb. Attendance Officers, Building Principals

cc. Asbestos Coordinator, Brady Boyd

dd. LEA Asbestos Designee / Mgt. Planner, Brady Boyd

ee. Pesticide Representative, Brady Boyd

ff. Extracurricular Activity Fund Treasurer, Krista Campione

gg. CSE Membership, Per attached memo

hh. CPSE Membership, Per attached memo

X. DESIGNATIONS

a. Official Bank Depositories:

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

b. Credit Card:

  • Walmart:, $3,000 Limit
    Housed in office with authorization via purchase order

c. 2018-2019 Board of Education Meeting Schedule

d. Official Newspaper – Times Telegram

e. Official Spokesperson for the District — Superintendent of Schools

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

g. Designation of District Treasurer to sign all checks or Business Manager is authorized if Treasurer is not available;

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

i. Prices for School Meals: (if no CEP)

  • Grades PreK-2: $1.25/breakfast, $2.05/lunch
  • Grades 3-6: $1.25/breakfast, $2.20/lunch
  • Grades 7-12: $1.25/breakfast, $2.40/lunch

XI. AUTHORIZATIONS

a. Authorization of Superintendent to certify payrolls;

b. Authorization of District Treasurer 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 2018-2019 school year, as well as authorization of the use of facsimile signature;

c. 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;

d. Authorization of attendance of Superintendent and all Board of Education members at appropriate conferences, conventions and workshops with expenses as included in the 2018-2019 school budget;

e. Authorization of Superintendent to approve staff attendance at appropriate conference with expenses;

f. Authorization of Superintendent to apply for grants in aid; to submit grant proposals which will benefit the school district;

g. Authorization of Superintendent to adjust school calendar; to alter the instructional school calendar;

h. Authorization of Business Manager 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;

i. Authorization of Petty Cash Funds: $100 in each building and $100 in the District Office;

j. Authorization of Petty Cash Fund Custodians: Building Principals and Business Official as follows;

  • Barringer – Aaron Carey
  • Middle School – Charles Pratt
  • Business Official – Kenneth Long
  • Fisher – Michele Pilla
  • High School – Richard Keeler

k. Authorization of Building Principals, under Education Law 3214, to suspend students from school for up to five (5) school days for the 2018-2019 school year;

l. Authorization of Treasurer to execute bank transactions;

m. Authorization of President of the Board of Education to borrow maximum allowable amounts by law on Tax Anticipation Notes for the 2018-2019 school year;

n. Authorization of President of the Board of Education to renew perpetual Revenue Anticipation Notes;

o. Authorization of Business Manager and/or Superintendent of Schools to sell surplus equipment for the 2018-2019 school year;

p. 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;

q. Authorization of Vice President to sign contracts in the absence of President.

XII. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE BLANKET BOND

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

XIII. ESTABLISHMENT OF MILEAGE RATE

  • Current IRS Rate

XIV. BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERSHIPS

a. New York State School Boards Association

b. Rural Schools Association

c. Oneida-Madison-Herkimer School Boards Institute

XV. OTHER

a. 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.

b. 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 2018-2019 school year.

XVI. APPROVAL OF RATES

a. Election Workers, $15.00/hour

b. Substitute Teachers

  • Certified – $90.00/day
  • Non-Certified – $80.00/day
  • Certified Retiree of the District – $100.00

c. Substitute Teacher Aides/Food Service, Current NYS Minimum Wage

d. Substitute Teacher Assistants

  • Non-Certified – Current NYS Minimum Wage
  • Certified – $5.00 over Non-Certified Rate

e. Substitute Nurses

  • Registered – $100.00/day
  • LPN – $80.00/day

f. Substitute COTA, $100/day

g. Non-Resident Tuition Rates (K-12), To be determined – See Old Business

XVII. APPOINTMENT OF BOE REPRESENTATIVES TO ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES

2018-2019 Oneida-Madison-Herkimer School Boards Institute Executive Committee
Member and Alternate

XVIII. PRESENTATIONS

XIX. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

A. Superintendent’s Report

B. Administrative Reports

C. Business Official’s Report

XX. BOARD DISCUSSION

XXI. PUBLIC OPEN FORUM

At this time we would like to give District residents an opportunity to comment about this agenda or about programs or operations within the school. Comments on personnel matters will not be addressed in public session. All comments will be noted and responded to by the Board of Education President or Superintendent at a later date. We ask that you keep your comments to ten minutes or less.

XXII. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION

XXIII. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Approval of Minutes

  • Regular Meeting – June 14, 2018
  • Special Meeting – June 22, 2018

B. Approval of Arrangement of Services – CSE/CPSE/504 Accommodation Plan Meetings

  • May 30, 2018
  • May 31, 2018
  • June 1, 2018
  • June 4, 2018
  • June 5, 2018
  • June 6, 2018
  • June 11, 2018
  • June 12, 2018
  • June 13, 2018
  • June 14, 2018
  • June 15, 2018
  • June 18, 2018
  • June 19, 2018

C. Acceptance of Retirement

  • Frank McGrath, K-12 Health Teacher / Instructional Technology Coach, Eff. 6/30/18

D. Acceptance of Resignations

  • Courtney Allen, Special Education Teacher, Effective 6/30/18
  • Kiersten Lestrange, K-12 Music Teacher, Effective 6/30/18

E. Approval of Personnel Appointments,

a. Instructional Appointments:

  • Matthew Snyder , NNDCC Lead Instructor – Conditional, Eff. Apprx. 7/23/18

b. Approval of 2018 Summer Special Needs Transportation Appointments:

  • Scott Loiacono, Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Jamie Ingraham, Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Winona Reed , Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Domenica Hale, Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Julie O’Brien, Bus Monitor, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Stephanie Fitch, Bus Monitor, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Colleen Metz, Bus Monitor, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Michele Dychko, Bus Monitor, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18

c. Approval of 2018 Regional Summer School Transportation Appointments:

  • Judith Shepard, Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • Jeff Keller, Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18
  • David Liddle, Bus Driver, 4 hours/day, Effective 7/1/18 – 8/31/18

d. Approval of 2018 Summer Transportation Substitute Appointments:

  • Joel Couchman, Substitute Bus Driver, As Needed
  • Gary Smith, Substitute Bus Driver, As Needed
  • Roy Upson, Substitute Bus Driver, As Needed
  • Spencer Raymo, Sub Bus Driver/Monitor, As Needed
  • Krista Couchman, Substitute Bus Monitor, As Needed
  • Candace Rodgers, Substitute Bus Monitor, As Needed
  • Kelly Winder, Substitute Bus Monitor, As Needed

e. Fall 2018 Coaching Appointments:

  • Varsity Cheer , Shannon Darrow
  • Jr. Varsity Cheer, Michele DelConte, Jr.
  • Boys Varsity X-Ctry, Charles Maxson
  • Girls Varsity X-Ctry , Mike Farber
  • Boys Mod X-Ctry, William Holland
  • Girls Mod X-Ctry, Krista Harwick
  • Varsity Field Hockey, Ashley Lawrence
  • Jr. Var. Field Hockey, TBD
  • Head Varsity Football, Jon Cole
  • Jr. Varsity Head Football, Tim Lawrence
  • Varsity Asst. Football, Adam Rosenbarker
  • Modified Head Football, Joe Patrei
  • Modified Asst. Football, Chris French
  • Asst. Varsity Football, Bob Bush
  • Asst. Varsity Football, Todd Hoffman
  • Boys Varsity Soccer, Jim Mott
  • Boys Jr. Varsity Soccer, N/A
  • Boys Modified Soccer, TBD
  • Girls Varsity Soccer, Jonna Costin
  • Girls Jr. Varsity Soccer, Lisa Upson
  • Girls Modified Soccer, Maegan Laymon
  • Girls Varsity Tennis, Bill Obernesser

XXIV. OLD BUSINESS

A. Review of Non-Resident Tuition Rates – 2018-2019

  • Policy #7002 – Non-Resident Students

XXV. NEW BUSINESS

A. Approval of Memorandum of Agreement with CVTA – Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA)

  • Garrett Olds, Sports and Eligibility Coordinator, Effective 7/1/18 – 6/30/19

XXVI. ADJOURNMENT