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Dec. 8, 2020 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING  REVISED

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Pine Bush HS

Consideration of Executive Session 6:30 p.m.

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session 7:00 p.m.

I. Call to Order

Consideration of Executive Session 6:30 p.m.

RE: Particular vendor; Attorney Client Privilege

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session 7:00 p.m.

 

II. Approval of Minutes

 

III. Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1. Consent Agenda

2. CSE and CPSE Placement Recommendation

3. Appointment of Officer for the 2020-2021 School Year – Amended

4. Appointment of District Official for 2020-2021 School Year – Amended

***** Public Participation *****

5. Approval of New Policy for Second Reading and Adoption

  • New Policy 3421

6. Designation / Disposition of Library Books

7. Approval of SEDCAR Contracts

8. Acknowledge and Acceptance of MOA (Extension) with the School Related Professional Association (PBSRPA)

9.  BOE Approval of Resolution – Tolling Agreement

10. Upcoming Board Meetings, Events / Old, New Business / Updates

 

IV. Business & Finance

1. Claims Auditor’s Reports

2. Approval of SCAR Assessment Reduction Decisions

 

***** Public Participation *****

 

V. Consideration of Executive Session

 

VI. Adjournment

MEMORANDUM

 

Accompanying Board Agenda – December 8, 2020

AGENDA

I. Call to Order

Consideration of Executive Session 6:30 p.m.

RE: Particular vendor; Attorney Client Privilege

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session 7:00 p.m.

 

II. Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes from the November 24, 2020 regular meeting and the November 19, 2020 special meeting/executive session as submitted by the District Clerk.

 

III. Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1. Consent Agenda

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following Consent Agenda as submitted by the Acting Superintendent of Schools: ON WEBSITE

2. CSE and CPSE Placement Recommendation

Recommend the Board of Education approve all IEPs of the Committee on Special Education and the Committee on Preschool Special Education as submitted by the CSE and CPSE Chairperson and reviewed by Trustee Meier.

3. Appointment of Officer for the 2020-2021 School Year – Amended

Recommend the Board of Education amend the following district officer as follows:
Maria Wise be appointed as District Clerk for the 2020-2021 school year as required by 2130-1 Education Law, with Jayna McAteer as the Deputy District Clerk, effective January 31, 2021

4. Appointment of District Official for 2020-2021 School Year – Amended

Recommend the Board of Education amend the following appointment of a District Official for the 2020-2021 school year pursuant to Public Officers Law, Section 65-a and 87 (b) (iii), that Maria Wise be designated as the Records Retention and Disposition Officer & be designated the Records Access Officer,
effective January 31, 2021.

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5. Approval of New Policy 3421 for Secondary Reading and Adoption

Recommend the Board of Education approve new Policy 3421, Title IX and Sex Discrimination, for second reading and adoption.

6. Designation / Disposition of Library Books

Recommend the Board of Education designate and approve the disposition of the following books:

Library books as submitted at the recommendation of Lauren Conklin, E.J. Russell Library Media Specialist and submitted by Elizabeth Sproul, Principal, as outdated and/or in poor condition beyond repair, therefore, unusable in accordance with Policy #5250 SUBJECT: Disposition of Surplus Property,
and authorizes the disposition of the books as submitted under the direction of Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business.

7. Approval of SEDCAR Contracts

Recommend the Board of Education approve the SEDCAR (Strategic Evaluation Data Collection, Analysis & Reporting) contracts between the Pine Bush Central School District and the following private school providers in connection with IDEA flow-through monies for the 2020–2021 school year (2021-2022 grant year) and authorize the Acting Superintendent of Schools to sign the contracts on behalf of the district:

  • Abilities First. Inc.
  • Anderson Center for Autism
  • The Arc Sullivan-Orange Counties
  • The Arc Sullivan-Orange Counties
  • Center for Discovery, Inc.
  • Center for Spectrum Services
  • The Devereux Foundation
  • Field of Dreams
  • Green Chimney’s
  • Jawanio, Inc.
  • Learning Together, Inc.
  • Liberty POST
  • Mid Island Therapy Associates, LLC DBA All About Kids
  • New York School for the Deaf
  • Rising Ground, Inc.
  • Summit School
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County DBA Inspire Kids

 

8.   Acknowledge and Acceptance of MOA (Extension) with the School Related Professional Association (PBSRPA)

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following resolution:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education

(“Board”) of the Pine Bush Central School District (“District”) does hereby acknowledge and accept the Memorandum of Agreement (extending the terms of the October 13, 2020 MOA) between the District and the School Related Professionals Association (“PBSRPA” ) dated December 7, 2020,  as attached hereto; and

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board acknowledges that the Acting Superintendent is appropriate to execute said agreement Between the District and the PBSRPA pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement on file with the District Clerk.

Date: December 8, 2020

 

9.    BOE Approval of Resolution – Tolling Agreement

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School approve entering into a tolling agreement with the parent of student no. 120820, and authorize the signature of such agreement by the Board President, as recommended by the school attorneys.

Date: December 8, 2020

 

10.  Upcoming Board Meetings, Events / Old, New Business / Updates

Upcoming board meetings and events will be announced Tuesday evening:

The start time for the regular sessions of our board meetings – 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Regular Board Meetings:

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush HS School
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School

Important Locations for February Regular Board Meetings (reversed):

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School

 

IV. Business & Finance

1. Claim Auditor’s Reports

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following Claims Auditor’s Reports as submitted:

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0032 dated 11/20/2020 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 729,517.97

  • Cafeteria Fund (15 checks 005451-005465) $ 97,327.93
  • HS Activity Fund (1 check 004323) $ 799.95
  • Capital Fund (1 check 001849) $  162,147.10
  • General Fund (64 checks 065676-065739)$   469,002.99
  • District Activity AC (1 check 005683) $  240.00

Total $ 729,517.97

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0033 dated 11/25/2020 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,093,996.95

  • Trust & Agency Acct. (14 checks 004247-004260) $ 1,093,996.95

Total $ 1,093,996.95

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0034 dated 11/24/2020 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 2,215,215.63

  • Cafeteria Fund (3 checks 005466-005468) $ 128.35
  • Federal Fund (2 checks 002558-002559) $43,871.96
  • General Fund (35 checks 065740-065774) $2,170,931.40
  • District Activity AC (1 check 005684)$ 283.92

Total $ 2,215,215.63

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0035 dated 12/4/2020 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 260,450.28

  • Cafeteria Fund (5 checks 005469-005473) $ 433.97
  • HS Activity Fund (5 checks 004324-004328) $2,040.00
  • Trust & Agency (0 checks) 31,500.00
  • Federal Fund (1 checks 002560) 8,445.00
  • General Fund (56 check 065775-065830) 218,031.31

Total $ 260,450.28

 

2. Approval of SCAR Assessment Reduction Decisions
Recommend the Board of Education approve the following property tax refund based upon Small Claim Assessment Review (SCAR) decision authorizing reduction of the assessment:

Town of Crawford
Name School Year S-B-L Old Assessment New Assessment Refund Amt

  • Tina Snyder 2020-2021 11-1-80 $136,000 $130,000 $ 369.29
    190 Van Keuren Ave. Pine Bush, NY
  • Danny Araujo 2020-2021 12-1-41 $185,100 $160,000 $1,544.86
    162 Comfort Trl Montgomery, NY
  • Arthur Rubino 2020-2021 20-2-4 $160,000 $154,600 $ 332.36
    91 DeJong Ct. Montgomery, NY

 

Town of Wallkill

  • Marianna Zarella 2020-2021 44-1-89 $74,000 $72,000 $ 240.25
    26 Heather Ct. Middletown, NY
  • Cesar A. Morales 2020-2021 102-3-1 $50,400 $46,800 $ 432.44
    1 Sharon Dr. Middletown, NY
  • O. Omosebi 2020-2021 110-1-10 $71,800 $70,200 $ 192.20
    24 Hasbrouck Heights LN Middletown, NY

 

Town of Mamakating

  • James Nigro 2020-2021 23.-1-27.22 $127,700 $120,000 $ 282.46
    359 Nashopa Rd. Bloomingburg, NY
  • John Madsen 2020-2021 23.B-2-4 $123,800 115,000 $ 322.49
    20 Patrick Dr. Bloomingburg, NY

Total Refund $3,716.35

 

***** Public Participation *****

 

V. Consideration of Executive Session

 

VI. Adjournment

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Brian Dunn
Superintendent of Schools
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