Aug. 18, 2020 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION  

REGULAR MEETING / Town Hall  

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Pine Bush High School  4:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session   /Board Retreat  4:00 PM    

Anticipated Reconvening to Regular Session   7:00 PM

 AGENDA

 I.     Call to Order                      4:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session         4:00 PM

RE: Board Retreat

  • Board Operations – Facilitated by James Langlois

Anticipate Reconvening to Regular Session     7:00 PM

 

I.   Approval of Minutes

 

 III.    Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.    Consent Agenda

2.     Designation of 2020-2021 CSE & CPSE Committee Members

3.     Approval of CSE / CPSE Recommendations

4.     District’s Bi-Annual Special Education Summary

5.     Dignity for All Coordinator and Lead Evaluator Designations- 2020-2021 School Year

6.     Town Hall Presentation: 2020-2021 Return to Learn Plan

******** Town Hall – Public Participation*********

 

7.     Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

8.     Upcoming Meetings, Events / Old, New Business / Updates

 

IV.           Business & Finance

1.     Claims Auditor’s Reports

2.     Approval of 2020-2021 Tax Warrant 

3.     Approval of Bid Award

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

 

V.     Consideration of Executive Session

VI.     Adjournment

 

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – August 18, 2020

AGENDA

1.   Call to Order       4:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session        4:00 PM

 RE: Board Retreat

  • Board Operations – Facilitated by James Langlois

 Anticipate Reconvening to Regular Session        7:00 PM

 

II.      Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes of the July 28, 2020 regular board meeting 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 Superintendent of Schools: ON WEBSITE

 

2.     Designation of 2020-2021 CSE & CPSE Committee Members

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the designation of the following individuals as members of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) and Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) for the 2020-2021 school year.  (The special education teacher members of the CSE also serve as the special education teacher members of the CSE Subcommittee in their respective buildings.  The school psychologists will continue to serve as Subcommittee Chairpersons in their respective buildings).

 

Committee on Special Education Members:

Chairperson(s):     

  • Terrilyn Cohn                           
  • Rosemary Maninno
  • Katie Hennessey
  • Jessica Cirigliano
  • Teresa Hatfield
  • Shannon Hughes
  • Paul Hutter
  • Karen Lisa
  • Sandra Mullarkey

 

School Psychologists/Subcommittee Chairpersons:

  • Melissa Bertuccio
  • Jessica Cirigliano
  • Shannon Hughes
  • Teresa Hatfield
  • Paul Hutter
  • Karen Lisa
  • Sandra Mullarkey
  • Shannon Renner
  • Nicole Smirnoff
  • Breanna Thompson

Additional Committee on Special Education and Sub-committee members:  All relevant district employed Related Service Providers, Special Education Teachers and Regular Education Teachers.

CSE & CPSE Parent Members:

  • Heidi Camacho
  • Colleen Hasbrouck
  • Wendy Landolina
  • Lisa Nathan

 

Committee on Preschool Special Education Members:

Chairperson:

  • Terrilyn Cohn
  • Rosemary Mannino
  • Katie Hennessey
  • Teresa Hatfield
  • Karen Lisa

 

CPSE Special Education Teachers:  

District Employed Elementary School Teachers

  • Lynda Seeley

 

CPSE General Education Teacher:   

  • Ernie Martin
  • Karyn Schoeber
  • Lynda Seeley

 

Additional CPSE Members:

1) a professional who participated in the evaluation of the child;

2) a certified or licensed professional designated by the agency charged      with  the  responsibility of the child in the birth-to-two system, if any;

3) the county may appoint a certified or licensed professional to be a      member  of the Committee on Preschool Special Education.

 

Special programs will continue to keep the Board of Education informed as to any additions and/or deletions which may alter the above committees.

 

3.     Approval of CSE & CPSE Placement Recommendations

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the Committee on Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education placement recommendations as submitted by the CSE & CPSE Chairpersons, and reviewed by Trustee Watkins.

 

4.     District’s Bi-Annual Special Education Summary

Terrilyn Cohn, Director of Special Programs, will be in attendance Tuesday evening to present a bi-annual summary report of the CSE & CPSE placements and program numbers, as well as 504 update.

 

5.     Dignity for All Coordinator and Lead Evaluator Designations- 2020-2021 School Year

Board approval to amend the appointment of the DASA Coordinator for Pine Bush Elementary School for the 2020-2021 as follows:

  • Jennifer Fitzgerald as the Dignity for All Building Coordinator at Pine Bush Elementary School effective,  August 10, 2020.

 

Board approval recognizing the following administrator having completed the professional development associated with supervision as prescribed by the APPR regulation and, as such, be designated as Lead Evaluators, effective September 1, 2020.                             

  • Jennifer Fitzgerald

 

6.    Town Hall Presentation: 2020-2021 Return to Learn Plan

District Office administration will provide a presentation of the 2020-2021 Return to Learn Plan, to date. At the conclusion of the presentation, comments – questions may be offered from the community.

 

     ******** Town Hall – Public Participation*********

 

 7.      Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of 1,000 protective masks on behalf of resident, Mao-Long Chen, for the students and staff of Pine Bush CSD.

 

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

Our upcoming board meetings and events should be announced Tuesday evening.

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

It is anticipated that upcoming board meeting will be “in person” with a limit of 50 people in attendance. Any changes will be posted to the district website.

Regular Board Meetings:

  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School
  • Tuesday, September 23, 2020, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School

 

Other Meetings:                             

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 7:00 PM

      OCSBA Delegates’ Meeting at Online Meeting

 

  • October 5, 2020, 5:30 PM at District Office Audit Committee Mtg.

 

Upcoming Events:

  • Pine Bush HS Freshmen Orientation (Virtual) available on August 20, 2020 at 6:30 PM, visit www.pinebushschools.org
  • New Teacher Orientation, Wednesday, August 26, 2020, beginning approx. 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, Pine Bush High School Auditorium
  • Building Walk Through, Wednesday, August 26, 2020, meet at 8:30 AM at Pine Bush HS (Tentative)
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020, First Day of School for Staff
  • Friday, September 4, 2020, Opening Convocation for Staff (Tentative) 8:00 AM, Opening Convocation – Location TBD  Board members are invited to attend, if available to do so.         
  • Monday, September 7, 2020, Labor Day – School Closed
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020, First Day of School for All Students (Includes Pre-K)
  • NYSSBA Annual Education Convention 2020 – Virtual Two Week Event

The virtual convention will be held over a two-week period, October 20-22 and October 27-29, 2020. The Annual Business Meeting will be held on October 31, 2020. Please advise Debbie June or Jayna McAteer (asap) if you plan to attend. Informational materials are included in your packet and can also be found on www.nyssba.org

 

IV.    Business & Finance

1.    Claims 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 #0006 dated 07/23/20, payroll, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 233,346.75

  • Trust & Agency Acct (4 checks 004190-004193)  $   233,346.75

              Total       $    233,346.75

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0007 dated 7/23/20 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 596,094.94

  • Cafeteria Fund (108 checks 005219-005326)      $    6,528.70         
  • HS Activity Fund (3 checks 004315-004317)      $ 250.00
  • Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)     $    2,564.77
  • General Fund (27 checks 064283-064309)   $ 586,751.47

              Total        $    596,094.94                                                                                                                                                                        

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0008 dated 7/30/20 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,182,612.84

  • Cafeteria Fund (41 checks 005327-005367)    $   1,693.88
  • Federal Fund Acct.(2 checks 002529-002530)  $    43,352.00
  • Capital Fund (1 check 001820)     $    9,046.00
  • General Fund (75 checks 064310-064384)    $   1,128,520.96

                        Total      $  1,182,612.84

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0009 dated 8/05/20 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $233,788.19

  • Cafeteria Fund (1 checks 005368)        $   113.28
  • Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)    $   11,226.33
  • Federal Fund Acct. (1 check 002531)      $   225.00                         
  • General Fund (57 checks 064386-064442)     $222,223.58

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Total    $    233,788.19

 

2.       Approval of 2020-2021 Tax Warrant 

Recommend the Board of Education approve the adoption the following resolution, authorizing the 2020-2021 School Tax Warrant:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education authorize the 2020-2021 School Tax Warrant in the amount of $ 61,604,219 and, further, that the Warrant be attached to the tax list. The 2020-2021 School Tax Warrant shall be issued for the period September 1, 2020 through November 3, 2020.

 

3.       Approval of Bid Award                 

Recommend the Board of Education award the bid for a new modular, self-contained Walk In Cooler/Freezer to the following bidder, noting bids were opened on August 3, 2020:

  •   Mountain Restaurant Supply       $59,473.75

 

               *****     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
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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