Aug. 24, 2021 Meeting Minutes

Pine Bush CSD- Board of Education
Minutes Regular Meeting/ Public Hearing –District Health and Safety
Tuesday, August 24, 2021- Crispell Middle School

Members Present:

  • Matthew Watkins
  • Dori Johnson
  • Kristi Kheiralla
  • Cara Robertson

Members Absent:

  • Gretchen Meier
  • Ross Tompkins

Others Present:

  • Tim Mains, Superintendent of Schools
  • Amy Brockner, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
  • Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business
  • John Hicks, Director of Educational Technology
  • Angela Wise-Landman, Executive Director or Human Resources, Data and School Counseling
  • Alex Tremper, Director of Security
  • Maria Wise, District Clerk
  • Approximately 50 staff and community members

 

Call to Order

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education open the regular meeting and adjourn to executive session at approximately 6:06 PM

YES – 6 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Adjourn from Executive Session

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education adjourn from executive session at approximately 6:54 PM. Gretchen Meier and Ross Tompkins left after executive session.

YES – 6 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Vice President Matt Watkins with the following motion offered:

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education open the regular meeting at approximately 7:06 PM

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Board Vice President President Matthew Watkins requested all stand for the Pledge of Allegiance at approximately 7:06PM.

District Clerk made a statement that Tasha T. Butler resigned from the Board of Education effective August 24, 2021.

 

Addition to the Agenda and Addition to the Consent Agenda

Moved by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education approved to add an Addition to the Agenda and an addition to the Consent Agenda**

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Public Hearing — District-wide School Safety Plan

Superintendent Mains opened the floor to the public for comments and questions 

Public Comment Segment – District-wide School Safety Plan

(No public comments offered)

 

Approval of Minutes

Moved by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the minutes from the July 27, 2021 Regular Meeting as submitted by the District Clerk.

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Consent Agenda

Moved by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education approved the following Consent Agenda with the Addition to the Consent Agenda** as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools:

Tonight’s consent agenda includes the appointment of the following new personnel:

  • Taleeya Parker – Teaching Assistant
  • Amy Thomas -Teaching Assistant
  • Nancy D’Elia – Teacher
  • Amanda Lenane-Teacher
  • Miriekas Peguero – Teaching Assistant
  • Amy Sherwood – Teacher
  • David Nunnery – Custodial Worker
  • Mirna Benitez – Custodial Worker
  • Christa Colon– Teacher
  • Jamie Lindsley– Teacher
  • Joe Sarantapoulas – Custodial Worker
  • Andrew Carroll – Custodial Worker
  • Kaitlynn Adam– Custodial Worker
  • Khanittha Promdaeng Santagato – Teaching Assistant
  • Ashley Morris-Teaching Assistant
  • Sarah Fanning-Teacher
  • Abby Williams-Teacher
  • Ashley Jennings-Teacher Aide
  • Caroline Keyes-Teacher Aide
  • Keri Nugent– Teacher Aide
  • Chris Conklin-Maintenance Worker
  • Kerry Gebo– Behavioral Aide
  • Leara Tausk– Teacher Aide
  • Justina Davis-Food Service Helper

Addition to consent agenda include the following:

  • Megan Kellett – Teaching Assistant
  • Jacqueline Coffey – Teacher
  • Christina Greenbaum – Teacher
  • Corinne M. Vertescher – Teacher
  • Jillian Marchese-Teacher Aide
  • Veronica Birmingham – School Monitor
  • Meghan Rommel – School Monitor
  • Tiaisha Villafane – Teacher Aide
  • Selena Petrilli – Teaching Assistant

 

Abolish

Non-Instructional

Board authorization to abolish the following:

  • (2) Two 7.5 hours/day School Security Aide positions
  • (2) Two 6.5 hours/day Teacher Aide positions

 

Creation

Non Instructional

Board authorization for the following creation:

  • (4) Four 6.75 hours/day Teacher Aide positions effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract. (current need at Pine Bush High School)
  • (2) Two 8 hours/day School Security Aide positions effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.

 

Resignations

Instructional

  • Sarah Garrison, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher effective August 16, 2021.
  • Patrice Butler, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher effective September 16, 2021.
  • Shannon Peterson resignation from her position as a 4 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 16, 2021.
  • Samantha Valentino resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Secondary Teacher effective August 18, 2021.
  • Correction: Alisa Balestrino, resignation from her position as 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher, (not as 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher) effective August 17, 2021.
  • **Angela Kruger, resignation from her position as a 6.5 hr/day Teaching Assistant, effective August 20, 2021.

 

Non- Instructional

  • Dianne Carroll, resignation from her position as a 6.75 hrs/day Food Service Helper effective at the close of business August 2, 2021.
  • Regina Weissinger, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE 10 Month School Secretary effective at the close of business August 20, 2021.
  • Lisa Sullivan, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE 12 Month Typist effective at the close of business August 31, 2021
  • Donna Davis, resignation for the purpose of retirement from her position as a 3.5 hrs/day School Monitor, effective August 29, 2021.
  • Kevin Gros, resignation from his position as a 1.0 FTE Groundskeeper, effective August 24, 2021.
  • **Lisa (Lesa) Schoonmaker, resignation from her position as a 3.5 hr/day School Monitor position effective August 11, 2021
  • **Andrealynn Colombo, resignation from her position as a 6.5 hr/day School Monitor position effective August 24, 2021.

 

Leave of Absence

Instructional

Kelly McCauley, unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 6.0 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

Nicole Porter, unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher effective September 27, 2021 through November 12, 2021.

**Theresa Valastro, unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 6.0 hr/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

 

Non-Instructional

  • Lindsay Salvucci unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 5.0 hours/day School Monitor effective August 31, 2021 through June 24, 2022.
  • Anne Wohlgemuth unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 3.5 hours/day School Monitor effective August 30, 2021 through October 29, 2021.
  • **Cindy Rivera, unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 6.0 hr/day School Monitor effective August 30, 2021 through June 25, 2022.

 

Appointments

Instructional

  • Taleeya Parker, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.5 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Amy Thomas, who holds a Permanent certificate in Pre K-6, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.0 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Nancy D’Elia, who holds a Professional certificate in Spanish 7-12, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Secondary in the tenure area of Foreign Languages for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level MA, Step 2 of the salary schedule.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Nancy D’Elia must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • **RESCINDED : Amanda Lenane, who holds an Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Special Education in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level MA, Step 4 of the salary schedule.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Amanda Lenane must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • Mirienkis Peguero, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level III certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.5 Hour/Day Teaching Assistant, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Amy Sherwood, who holds an Initial certificate in Childhood Education 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Elementary in the tenure area of Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level BA , Step 1 of
    the salary schedule.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extend applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Amy Sherwood must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • Christa Colon, who holds an Emergency Covid-19 certificate in Students with Disabilities B-2, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Special Education in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level MA, Step 3 of the salary schedule.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Christa Colon must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • Jamie Lindsley, who holds a Conditional Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities 1-6, be appointed to the position of 1.0 FTE Permanent Substitute Teacher in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for the period of August 30, 2021 and ending January 31, 2022. Salary level MA, Step 2 of the salary schedule.
  • Khanittha Promdaeng Santagato, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.0 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Ashley Morris, who holds a Professional certificate in Early Childhood Education, Birth -2, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.5 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021,
    salary as per contract.
  • Sarah Fanning, who holds a Pending Emergency Covid certificate in Students with Disabilities 1-6, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Special Education in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level MA, Step 1 of the salary schedule.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Sarah Fanning must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • Abby Williams, who holds an Initial certificate in Math 7-12, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Secondary in the tenure area of Math for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level MA, Step 1 of the salary schedule.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Abby Williams must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the following staff with assigned hours as listed to Teaching Assistants positions reflecting transition from Covid 19 Emergency teaching assistant hours to current teaching assistant hours needed and budgeted for in the 2021-2022 school year. Effective date August 30, 2021 or as noted.

  • Beverly Brownsell 7.0 hours/day
  • Colleen Huff 7.0 hours/day
  • Maryanne Manion 7.0 hours/day
  • Martisha Paulus 6.0 hours/day
  • Maria Weissman 6.0 hours/day
  • Jennifer Wood 6.0 hours/day
  • Kellie VanHaaster 6.0 hours/day
  • Theresa Shaw 6.5 hours/day
  • Colleen Coyle 6.75 hours/day
  • Susan Lauro 6.0 hours/day
  • Julie Valentin 6.0 hours/day
  • Mary Ellen Cook 6.5 hours/day
  • Kathleen Novins 6.0 hours/day
  • Joan Fama 6.0 hours/day
  • April Grieco 6.5 hours/day
  • Patricia Campbell 6.0 hours/day
  • Patricia Salle 6.5 hours/day
  • Kelly McCauley 6.0 hours/day
  • Coleen Duffy 6.0 hours/day
  • Robin Laspisa 6.5 hours/day
  • Kelly Schultz-Hassan 6.5 hours/day
  • Margaret Winsper 6.75 hours/day
  • Diane Nawoschik 6.5 hours/day
  • Elizabeth Stewart 6.000 hours/day
  • Barbara Lieberman 6.5 hours/day
  • Christine Carlino 6.5 hours/day
  • Denisee Martin 6.5 hours/day
  • Darlene Stuber 6.5 hours/day
  • Elissa Skala 6.5 hours/day
  • Karen Knox 6.0 hours/day
  • Michelle Colon 6.5 hours/day
  • Liberty Klosterman 6.5 hours/day
  • Awilda Echevarria 6.5 hours/day
  • Barbara Lake 6.5 hours/day
  • Barbara Ferguson 6.0 hours/day
  • Linda Linhares 5.0 hours/day
  • Melissa Hadden 6.5 hours/day
  • Tammy McCombs 6.5 hours/day
  • Rita Wensley 6.5 hours/day
  • Diana Santinello 6.5 hours/day
  • Diane Angeloni 6.0 hours/day
  • Anastasia Garrison 6.5 hours/day
  • Karen Kennelty 4.0 hours/day
  • Suzanne Meath 6.5 hours/day
  • Tara Habernig 6.5 hours/day
  • Kimberly Doviak 6.0 hours/day
  • Ana Morales 6.5 hours/day
  • Jill Sakolsky 6.0 hours/day
  • Debbie McFarland 6.5 hours/day
  • Tonja Robbins 6.5 hours/day
  • Cynthia Fortunato 6.0 hours/day
  • Heather Kenney 6.5 hours/day
  • Jodi Martin 6.0 hours/day
  • Tammy Denardo 6.0 hours/day
  • Dawn Darrell 6.5 hours/day
  • Deanna Gorman 6.75 hours/day
  • Arlene Cooper 6.0 hours/day
  • Kirsten DeWitt 6.5 hours/day
  • Danielle Jaloszynski 6.5 hours/day
  • Melissa Herring 6.5 hours/day
  • Diana Gingold 6.0 hours/day
  • AnnMarie Crouch 5.0 hours/day
  • Jamie Almeida 5.25 hours/day
  • Deirdre Babcock 6.5 hours/day
  • Mireille Weissberg 6.5 hours/day
  • Denise Kulak 6.5 hours/day
  • Angelina Vita 6.0 hours/day
  • Valerie Turcotte 6.0 hours/day
  • Debra Finn 6.5 hours/day
  • Bernadette Tymczyszyn 6.5 hours/day
  • Linda Westerfield 6.0 hours/day
  • Dawn Bedell 4.0 hours/day
  • Priscilla Hassan 6.5 hours/day
  • Deana Adams 6.0 hours/day
  • Samantha Irizarry 6.75 hours/day
  • Denise Crisafulli 6.5 hours/day
  • Joyce Dooner 4.0 hours/day
  • Samantha Alfieri 6.75 hours/day
  • Angela Kruger 6.5 hours/day
  • Theresa Valastro 6.0 hours/day
  • Molly Meres 6.5 hours/day
  • Christina Parsons 6.5 hours/day
  • Gina Vanderkooy 4.0 hours/day
  • Paul McMahill 6.5 hours/day
  • Michelle Jollie 6.75 hours/day
  • Tamara Andre 6.5 hours/day
  • Melissa Algarin 6.0 hours/day
  • Diane Higgins 6.5 hours/day
  • **Megan Kellett, who holds a Teaching Assistant Level I certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.5 hr/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • **Increase in hours: Recommend the Board of Education approve the increase in hours of Arlene Cooper, (from 6.0 hr/day) to 6.5 hr/day Teaching Assistant position, effective August 30, 2021.
  • **Jacqueline Coffey, who holds an Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities 1-6 be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher – Special Education in the tenure area of Special Education (General) for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level MA Step 2.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Jacqueline Coffey must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • **Christina Greenbaum, who holds Professional certificates in Literacy Grades 1-6 and Childhood Education 1 – 6 be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher – Elementary in the tenure area Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29,
    2025. Salary level MA30 Step 6. Christina will be assigned as a Literacy Coach.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Christina Greenbaum must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • **Corrine M. Vertescher, who holds Initial Extended certificates in Childhood Education 1-6 and Early Childhood Education B-2 be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher – Elementary in the tenure area Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing August 30, 2021 and ending August 29, 2025. Salary level BA Step 2.
    Be it further resolved that, to the extent applicable under Education Law Section 3012-d and the accompanying Commissioner’s Regulations, in order to be considered for tenure, Corinne Vertescher must have received an APPR rating of effective or highly effective in three of the four probationary years and must not receive an ineffective in the fourth year.
  • **Selena Petrilli, who holds an Emergency Covid Childhood Education 1-6 certificate, be appointed on probation as a part-time, non-tenure bearing, 6.0 hrs/day Teaching Assistant effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.

 

Non-Instructional

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the staff with assigned hours as listed to School Monitors positions reflecting transition from Covid 19 Emergency School Monitor hours to current School Monitor hours needed and budgeted for in the 2021-2022 school year. Effective date August 30, 2021
or as noted.

  • Cynthia Gloster – 8.0 hours/day
  • Lisa LaBar – 6.0 hours/day
  • Donna Monahan 7.0 hours/day
  • Rosemarie Cardoso 7.0 hours/day
  • Helen Wilson 7.0 hours/day
  • Katrina Morin 7.0 hours/day
  • Lori Korin 5.5 hours/day
  • Paula Newman 4.5 hours/day
  • Lori Masiello 3.5 hours/day
  • Anne Wohlgemuth 3.5 hours/day
  • Diana Bowe 7.0 hours/day
  • Angela Ferrara 3.5 hours/day
  • Catherine Alfieri 6.0 hours/day
  • Stephanie Kirk 3.5 hours/day
  • Martha Telefus-Gillespie 7.0 hours/day
  • Christine Ascolese 7.0 hours/day
  • Jeanmarie Zawojski 6.5 hours/day
  • Jean Haines 5.0 hours/day
  • Susan Starr 6.0 hours/day
  • Patricia Perez 6.0 hours/day
  • Tina Kerrigan 6.0 hours/day
  • Dorota Dziadosz 4.5 hours/day
  • Donna Davis 3.5 hours/day
  • Magdalena Ramos 5.0 hours/day
  • Kim McNamara 6.5 hours/day
  • Mary Meyle 6.0 hours/day
  • Lisa Caputo 3.5 hours/day
  • Maria Rivas 3.5 hours/day
  • Patricia Paoli 6.75 hours/day
  • Angela Hellstrom 3.5 hours/day
  • Kelly Moshinski 3.5 hours/day
  • Alison Cain 6.0 hours/day
  • Jessica Bedell 3.5 hours/day
  • Susan Healy 6.0 hours/day
  • Jaime Hadden 4.0 hours/day
  • James Lemaux 3.5 hours/day
  • Yolanda Solimine-Mandile 3.5 hours/day
  • Barbara Sherman 6.0 hours/day
  • Jean Clark 4.0 hours/day
  • Marisol Burgos 6.5 hours/day
  • Alicia Sargeant 6.0 hours/day
  • Rosanne Connolly 6.5 hours/day
  • Janet Torres 3.5 hours/day
  • Cathy Kahn 3.5 hours/day
  • Andrealynn Colombo 6.5 hours/day
  • Cindy Rivera 6.0 hours/day
  • Ann Gaynor 6.0 hours/day
  • Taneka Richardson 6.0 hours/day
  • Justine Arlotta-Ayala 3.5 hours/day
  • Lindsay Salvucci 5.0 hours/day
  • Courtney Andersen 5.0 hours/day
  • Laura Rios 4.5 hours/day
  • Tara Posey 6.75 hours/day
  • Candace Woznick 3.5 hours/day
  • Madai Ramjeet 3.5 hours/day
  • Brittany Bulson 5.0 hours/day
  • Michaela Veneziali 5.0 hours/day
  • Cynthia Ghiold 3.5 hours/day
  • Louise Hadden 3.5 hours/day
  • Lesa(Lisa) Schoonmaker 3.5 hours/day
  • Dorothy McGuigan 3.5 hours/day

 

Non-Instructional

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the staff with assigned hours as listed to Teacher Aide positions reflecting transition from Covid 19 Emergency Teacher Aide hours to current Teacher Aide hours needed and budgeted for in the 2021-2022 school year. Effective date August 30, 2021 or as noted.

  • Marge Deserto 6.5 hours/day
  • Anne Weiler 6.5 hours/day
  • Sonia Wagner-Babcock 6.5 hours/day
  • Denise Cohen 6.5 hours/day
  • Russhell Gillespie 6.5 hours/day
  • Lisa Sciaffo 6.5 hours/day
  • Alexandra Offenheiser 6.5 hours/day
  • Marisol Burgos 6.5 hours/day
  • Crystal Norton 6.5 hours/day
  • Kiersten Garcia 6.5 hours/day
  • Ruth Lora DeJesus 6.5 hours/day
  • Phyllis Radi 6.5 hours/day
  • Tami Kretchmer 6.5 hours/day
  • Megan Kellett 6.5 hours/day

 

Non-Instructional

  • Kelly McCauley, temporary appointment as a full-time 12/month Technical Assistant, effective August 30, 2021 through January 20, 2022, at an annual salary $ 35,500. (pro-rated), noting she is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources.
  • David Nunnery, probationary appointment as a full-time 12/month yr. Custodial Worker, effective August 25, 2021, at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting he is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Health Resources.
  • Mirna Benitez, probationary appointment as a full-time 12/month yr. Custodial Worker, effective August 25, 2021, at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting she is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Health Resources.
  • Joe Sarantapoulas, temporary appointment as a full-time 12/month Custodial Worker effective August 25, 2021 at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting he is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources.
  • Andrew Carroll, temporary appointment as a full-time 12/month Custodial Worker effective August 25, 2021 at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting he is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources.
  • Kaitlynn Adam, temporary appointment as a full-time 12/month Custodial Worker effective August 25, 2021 at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting he is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources.
  • Increase In Hours: Lisa Schiaffo as a Teacher Aide (from 6.5 hrs/day) to 6.75 hrs/day, effective August 31, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Gary Manheim, change in title and probationary appointment to a 6.75 hours/day position of Teacher Aide, effective August 31, 2021 salary as per contract.
  • Increase In Hours: Barbara Starr-Carroll as a School Security-Aide (from 7.5 hrs/day) to 8.0 hrs/day, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Increase In Hours: Melissa Ranta as a School Security-Aide (from 7.5 hrs/day) to 8.0 hrs/day, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Lisa Gorman, change in title and probationary appointment to a 6.5 hours/day position of Teacher Aide, effective August 31, 2021 salary as per contract.
  • Ashley Jennings*, probationary appointment to a 6.75 hr/day position of Teacher Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
    *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of August 30, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Caroline Keyes*, probationary appointment to a 6.5 hr/day position of Teacher Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
    *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of August 30, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Kerri Nugent*, probationary appointment to a 6.75 hr/day position of Teacher Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
    *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of August 30, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Leara Tausk*, probationary appointment to a 6.5 hr/day position of Teacher Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
    *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of August 30, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Christopher Conklin , probationary appointment as a 1.0 FTE Maintenance Worker effective August 25, 2021 at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting he is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources.
  • Kevin Gros, probationary appointment as a 1.0 FTE Maintenance Worker effective August 25, 2021 at an annual salary as per contract (pro-rated), noting he is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources
  • Kerry Gebo*, provisional appointment to a 6.5 hr/day position of Behavioral Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract, noting she is certified for such appointment through the Orange County Department of Human Resources. 
    *Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of August 30, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.
  • Increase in hours: Kerry Reeves, (from 5.75 hours/day) to 7.0 hours/day as Assistant Cook, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • Justina Davis, probationary appointment to a 3.25 hr/day position as Food Service Helper, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • **Jillian Marchese, probationary appointment to a 6.5 hr/day position of Teacher-Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • **Veronica Birmingham, probationary appointment to a 3.5 hr/day position of School Monitor, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • **Meghan Rommel, probationary appointment to a 3.5 hr/day position of School Monitor, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.
  • **Tiaisha Villafane, probationary appointment to a 6.5 hr/day position of Teacher-Aide, effective August 30, 2021, salary as per contract.

 

Co-Curricular

Pre-Kindergarten Grade Level Chairs 2021-2022

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following staff members to the following co-curricularappointments for the 2021-22 school year, at the appropriate co-curricular stipends:

  • Paulette Neiger, Pre -Kindergarten Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 1 (1)
  • Amy Roepe, Pre -Kindergarten Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 1 (1)

 

Co-Curricular

Sixth-Period Assignments

Circleville Middle School

Board approval of the following instructional staff member teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2021-2022 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500:

  • Romulo Gabriel, Science

 

Board approval for the appointment of the following instructional staff members teaching half (.5)* of a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2021-2022 school year at half of the annual contractual stipend (Classes are every other day, therefore, teacher(s) will receive half of the sixth period annual contract stipend*)

  • Angelina Meier, Math

 

Co-Curricular

Sixth-Period Assignment

Crispell Middle School

Board approval of the following instructional staff member teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2021-2022 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500:

  • Bryan Spizuco, Science
  • Allison White, Science
  • Katie Green, AIS/Media
  • Melissa Prendys, AIS/Media

 

**Co-curricular

Sixth-Period Assignment

Crispell Middle School

Board approval of the following instructional staff members teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2021-2022 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500:

Michele Smith, Special Education

Jennifer Gray, Special Education

 

Board approval for the appointment of the following instructional staff members teaching half (.5)* of a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2021-2022 school year at half of the annual contractual stipend (Classes are every other day, therefore, teacher(s) will receive half of the sixth period annual contract stipend*)

  • Patricia Hoehmann, Math
  • Marc Gittleman, Math

 

Co-Curricular

Sixth-Period Assignment

Pine Bush High School

Board approval of the following instructional staff member teaching a sixth period/additional assignment for the 2021-2022 school year at an annual contractual stipend of $5,500:

  • Daniel Aktas, Art
  • Janice Barth, Art
  • Elizabeth Baxter, Special Education
  • Kathleen Bisaillon, Special Education
  • Kevin Blackwell, Social Studies
  • Renee Bray, Social Studies
  • Mark Brennan, Special Education
  • Andrew Britto, Social Studies
  • Jessica Casterlin, English
  • Allison Chastain, Science
  • Michael Ciarelli, Math
  • Andrew Cook, Science
  • Alexa Dagele, English
  • Paul Delillo, Social Studies
  • Jenel Duarte, Special Education
  • Mark Eckerson, English
  • Daniel Edwards, Foreign Language
  • Enis Egdemir, Foreign Language
  • Judith Flint, English
  • Bethany Ganley, English
  • Daniel Harrison, Science
  • Brian Heller, Special Education
  • Jane Hernandez, Social Studies
  • Steven Hulle, Science
  • David Hurst, English
  • Kelly Issa, Math
  • Eric Johnson, Science
  • Melissa Karban, Science
  • Kevin Kreeger, Science
  • Jonathan Lozier, Special Education
  • Kenneth Marshall, Art/Tech
  • Daniel McMahon, English
  • Julie Medina, Foreign Language
  • Monica Morales, Foreign Language
  • Julie Palinkas, Art
  • Christopher Passudetti, English
  • Kristin Raucci, Foreign Language
  • Patrick Reiser, Technology
  • Cindy Rivera-Ortiz, Foreign Language
  • Andrea Saylor, Special Education
  • Mari Schafer, Foreign Language
  • Edward Stelmaszyk, Social Studies
  • Aimee Stout, Special Education
  • Michael Sturm, Science
  • Susan Sturm, Science
  • Michael Terwilliger, Special Education
  • Marie Tobin, Special Education
  • Rebecca Torre, Special Education
  • Diane Trad, Art
  • Jennifer Travis, Special Education
  • Barbara Vitelli, Special Education
  • Charlene Webster, Social Studies
  • Kelly Wohlgemuth, Math

 

Sixth-Period Assignment (.5)

Pine Bush High School

Board approval of the following instructional staff member teaching a .5/ sixth period/additional assignment for the 2020-2021 school year (or as noted)*at an annual contractual stipend (.5) of$5,500:

  • Kevin Blackwell, Social Studies
  • Daniel Conley, Social Studies
  • Shannon Countryman, Special Education
  • Erin Crispell, Special Education
  • Jessica Grasso, Social Studies
  • John Petrofsky, Science
  • Michael Raucci, Science
  • Michelle Robinson, Science
  • Randall Wright, Science

 

Co-Curricular

Pine Bush High School

Board approval of the following instructional staff members as High School Night Tutorial Co-Coordinators for the 2021-2022 school year, Monday-Thursday at the rate of $40/hour.

  • Renae Bray
  • Judith Flint

 

Extra-Curricular

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following extra-curricular appointments for the 2021-2022 school year at the appropriate extra-curricular stipend:

Pakanasink Elementary School

  • Teresa Hatfield, Engineering Adventures Club Advisor @ Level V, Step 3 (4)
  • Teresa Hatfield, Odyssey of the Mind Coach @ Level III, Step 1 (1)

 

Interscholastic

Board approval of the following Interscholastic Fall Season coaching appointments for the 2021-2022 school year at the appropriate interscholastic stipend:

Cross Country

  • Robin Renahan, Modified Girls, Level III, Step 1 (1)

 

Football

  • Dylan Hintze, JV Football, Level II, Step 1 (1)
  • Mike Mancuso, Modified, Level III, Step 1 (1)
  • David Rivera , Modified, Level III, Step 1 (1)

 

Boys Soccer

  • Gianni Carillo, Varsity Assistant, Level II, Step 1 (1)

 

Volleyball

  • Janell McCombs, Modified, Level III, Step 1 (1)

 

Cheerleading

  • Elexus Riquelme, Varsity, Level I, Step 1 (1)

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Recommend the approve the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective August 25, 2021 (or as noted*) at board approved per diem substitute rates (or as noted):

  • Brian Lynn
  • Rose Clark**
  • Terry Hessian**
  • Gregory Lewin
  • Krista Lockwood**
  • Bridget Thompson**
  • Anne Wohlgemuth
  • Cindy Russell (at 42.92 per hr/maximum 2 days per wk)
  • Caitlin Kennedy (at 150.00 per day)
  • Theresa Valastro (at MA Step 4)
  • Courtney Bray **
  • Jillian Quill**
  • Caitlin Billesimo
  • Jaclyn Mann
  • Charline Williams
  • Patricia Schley**
  • Rosanna Sanders
  • Carl Wilms
  • Rachel Gibson

 

**Such appointment is conditioned upon the District’s receipt of clearance for employment from the N.Y. State Education Department relating to the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of the prospective school employees. The emergency conditional segments of the appointments shall commence as of August 25, 2021 and shall not exceed twenty (20) business days.

 

Continuing Education

Board of Education approval of the following positions for instructors, assistants, counselors or lifeguards for continuing education courses for the 2021/2022 school year. All classes and salaries are contingent upon enrollment.

INSTRUCTOR NAME CLASS/POSITION PAY

  • Michael Holt Pickleball $10-$20/ class

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval of 2021-2022 Tax Warrant

Moved by Trustee Robertson, Second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the adoption the following resolution, authorizing the 2021-2022 School Tax Warrant:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education authorize the 2021-2022 School Tax Warrant in the amount of $ 59,756,092 and, further, that the Warrant be attached to the tax list. The 2021-2022 School Tax Warrant shall be issued for the period September 1, 2021 through November 2, 2021.
(A roll call vote was taken. A copy of the warrant is included in your packet. Each board member signed the warrant Tuesday evening.)

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call:

  • C. Robertson – Yes
  • D. Johnson – Yes
  • K. Kheiralla – Yes
  • M. Watkins – Yes

 

Claims Auditor’s Reports

Moved by Trustee Robertson, Second by Trustee Kheiralla that the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following Claims Auditor’s Reports as submitted:

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0004 dated 07/15/21, Buy Back PR, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 79,501.77

  • PR Transactions (0 checks) $ 79,501.77

Total $ 79,501.77

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0005 dated 7/15/21 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 2,004,871.05

  • Cafeteria Fund (4 checks 005651-005654) $ 977.52
  • Federal Fund Acct (2 checks 002592-002593) 1376.62
  • General Fund (77 checks 068476-068552) 1,989,683.73
  • District Activity AC (2 checks 005747-005748) 12,833.18

Total $ 2,004,871.05

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0006 dated 7/22/21 payroll, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 253,832.71

  • PR Transactions (3 checks 004397-004399) $ 253,832.71

Total $ 253,832.71

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0007 dated 7/22/21 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $4,506,154.83

  • Cafeteria Fund (5 checks 005656-005660) $ 6,151.00
  • Capital Fund (1check 001886) 126.93
  • General Fund (65 checks 068553-068617) 4,498,656.31
  • District Activity AC (3checks 005749-005751) 1,220.59

Total $ 4,506,154.83

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0008 dated 7/29/21 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $291,848.04

  • Cafeteria Fund (7 checks 005661-005667) $ 284.88
  • Federal Fund Acct (3 checks 002594-002596) 9,858.39
  • General Fund (106 checks 068619-068724) 281,704.77

Total $ 291,848.04

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0009 dated 8/5/21 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $1,093,116.71

  • Cafeteria Fund (2 checks 005668-005669) $ 127.82
  • Federal Fund Acct (1 check 002597) 5,522.68
  • Capital Fund (7 checks 001887-001893) 776,124.01
  • General Fund (70 checks 068725-068794) 311,342.20

Total $ 1,093.116.71

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0010 dated 8/10/21 payroll, authorizing payments in the amount of $218,481.25

  • PR Transactions (2 checks 004400-004401) $ 218,481.25

Total $ 218,581.25

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0011 dated 8/12/21 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $754,311.07

  • Cafeteria Fund (8 checks 005670-005677) $ 14,015.65
  • Federal Fund Acct (7 checks 002598-002604) 4,808.03
  • Capital Fund (1 check 001894) 45,776.78
  • General Fund (71 checks 068795-068865) 599,710.61

Total $ 754,311.07

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval of CSE & CPSE Placement Recommendations

Moved by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that 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 Meier.

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

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.

Terrilyn Cohn was thanked for her presentation.

 

Approval of Town of Crawford and Town of Wallkill SRO Agreements

Moved by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Superintendent is authorized to execute an agreement with the Town of Crawford and the Town of Wallkill for the purpose of facilitation and implementation of the School Resources Officer program for the 2021-2022 school year, in accordance with the agreement on file with the District Clerk.

Date: August 24, 2021

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

BOE Adoption of District-wide Health and Safety Plan for 2021-2022

Moved by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education adopt the District-wide School Safety Plan for the 2021-2022 school year, as reviewed and submitted by the District’s Health, Safety, and Wellness Committee.

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval of Amended Policies 8250 and 5640 for First Reading

Moved by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education approve the amended Policies 8250 and 5640 for first reading
(Policy number error at meeting was referenced as 3220 but 8250 was actual policy reviewed/posted)

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) Presentation

John Redman, NYSSBA’s Area 9 Director will be in attendance to present a banner to the Pine Bush Central School District for NYSSBA’s Champions of Change Program.

John Redman was thanked for taking time to join us this evening to present the Champions of Change banner to the Pine Bush Central School District.

 

Reopening Plan

Superintendent Tim Mains and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, Amy Brockner will present the district reopening plan. Assistant Superintendent Amy Brockner explained the chart for the Covid-19 Layered Mitigation Protocols for the 2021-2022 School year. The chart is based on the level of community transmission from low, moderate, substantial to high. Superintendent Mains added that the district will be giving every child a chrome book this year, which will allow for virtual tutoring if a child would need to quarantine. Additionally, if we ever had to close down and everyone had to go to an all remote learning situation every student would have a chrome book.

 

Public Participation

The public participation segment was opened at approx. 7:43PM. The following are the questions/comments/concerns that were raised. For complete conversation of this public participation refer to the online video at www.pinebushschools.org (Watch Board Meetings).

  • Comments made about the Mitigation Protcols presented being inaccurate or wrong
  • Comments about the mortality rate of children being higher with the seasonal flu than they are with Covid
  • Comments opposing masks and social distancing
  • Student statement about her experience with Covid 19
  • Comments about the effectiveness of vaccines

Vice President Watkins called a recess in the meeting at approximately 7:55pm, to address protocols for community members who were not wearing masks.

The Board of Education returned from the recess at approximately 8:06 pm. Public participation continued with comments about mask wearing.

Capital Improvement Project Presentation

Chris Ladanyi, from CPL (our Architects) presented on the Capital Improvement Project.

Chris Ladanyi was thanked for the update.

 

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.

Regular Board Meetings:

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School
  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School

 

Other Meetings:

Audit Committee Mtg. October 4, 2021, 5:00 PM at District Office

 

Upcoming Events:

  • New Teacher Orientation, Wednesday, August 25, 2021, beginning approx. 8:00 AM, Pine Bush High School Auditorium
  • Pine Bush HS Sophomore Orientation August 26, 2021 at 3:00 PM
  • Date Change Pine Bush HS Grade 9 and New Student Orientation
    August 26, 2021 at 6:30 PM
  • Monday August 30, 2021, Opening Convocation for Staff
    8:00 AM, Opening Convocation – Pine Bush High School Auditorium
    Board members are invited to attend, if available to do so.
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2021, First Day of School for All Students
  • Monday, September 6, 2021, Labor Day – School Closed
  • Tuesday, September 7, 2021, Rosh Hashanah – School Closed
  •  NYSSBA Annual Education Convention 2021 – NYC October 24-26, 2021

 

Old, New Business / Updates

Trustee Johnson gave an update on the meeting she attended as the Advocacy Liaison for the Board, with Congressman Delgado. Some talking points were Pandemic Relief, Individuals with Disabilities Act, Infrastructure plan and possible funding and the need for High Speed Internet.

Superintendent Mains made a statement for clarification the he did make the decision to require masks in school for the reopening, but only after meeting with the senior leadership team. Mr. Mains said that one of the responsibilities of his job is Duty of Care. He stated that he is responsible for the health and welfare of any human being who steps foot on the district property, most importantly our students and staff. He stated the decision to wear masks is based on the research that they work, and limit the transmission.

 

Business & Finance

Designation / Disposition of Equipment

Moved by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education designate and approve the disposition of the following equipment:

Equipment for disposition as submitted at the request of Operation and Maintenance Department, 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 following equipment as submitted under the direction of Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business.

Pine Bush High School Equipment:
Card Catalogs – tag # 12096, 12097, 12098 and 12099
Equipment for disposition as submitted at the request of John Hicks, Director of Technology, 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 following equipment as submitted under the direction of Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business.

Equipment for disposition as submitted at the request of Lyn Prestia, Director of School Nutrition Services, 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
following equipment as submitted under the direction of Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business.

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval of Standard Work Day and Reporting of Appointed Official – Internal Claims Auditor

Moved by Trustee Robertson second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approved the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush CSD (Location Code 73307) hereby establishes the following as standard work days for the Internal Claims Auditor and will report the following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees Retirement System based on the time keeping system records or the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the clerk of this body: Internal Claims Auditor – Standard Work Day at 8 hours, (1.02 days per month*). As such, the Board approves the Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution Form attached to the minutes.
Date: August 24, 2021 (This is an annual approval requirement.)

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

District Treasurer’s Report

Moved by Trustee Robertson second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education acknowledged receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Reports for the period June 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.

General Fund Reports:

  • Monthly Treasurer’s Reports / Transfers
  • Budget Status

Monthly Treasurer’s Reports / Budget Status for:

  • School Lunch Fund
  • Capital Fund
  • Federal Fund

Monthly Treasurer’s Reports for:

  • Trust & Agency Fund
  • District-wide Activity Fund
  • Student Activity Funds for: Pine Bush High School,
  • Circleville Middle School and Crispell Middle School
  • Expendable Trust Fund (Scholarships)
  • Academy of Finance
  • Human Services Academy
  • Debt Service

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval of Change Orders for the Capital Improvement Project

Moved by Trustee Robertson second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approved the following addition to the Agenda:

CPL and the Pike Company, the District’s Architect and Construction Manager for the 2019 Capital Improvement Project – Phase II, recommend the Board of Education to approve the following Change Orders.

All to be financed through the Construction Contingency and/or Prime Contractor Allowance.

No. Description Contractor Increase Cost

Pine Bush High School SED No: 44-04-01-06-0-007-027

  • 003 RFI 39 – Demo Weight Room HVAC $ 4,100.18
  • 017 RFI 44 – Corridor C110 Steel Reinforcement General $ 2,575.45
  • 028 RFI 29 – Haas Center New Flooring General $48,885.13
  • 051 RFI 76 – Fitness Center Roof Leader General $ 2,120.71
  • 054 IB 08 – Haas Center Flooring Patch and Door Frames General $ 8,841.34
  • 057 IB 07 – Haas Corridor Ceiling General $ 5,096.58
  • 068 IB 14 – Wall at Home & Careers Rm General $ 9,835.20
  • 082 RFI 64 – Security Vestibule Window General $ 2,608.42

 

Pakanasink Elementary School SED No: 44-04-01-06-0-012-0015

  • 007 RFI 9 – Pool Room Door Opening General $ 4,060.45
  • 027 RFI 48 – Nonfunctioning valves Plumbing $ 3,559.67
  • RFI 51 – No Branch Valves
  • 023 RFI 60 – Boys and Girls Locker Coils HVAC $ 2,203.00
  • 024 RFI 65 – Security Return Air HVAC $ 2,050.08
  • 026 RFI 69 – Reuse Existing WC Carriers Plumbing $ 6,805.32
  • 031 RFI 49 – PAK Bathrooms HVAC $12,708.00
  • 055 RFI 77 – Locker Grills HVAC $ 281.14
  • 081 RFI 97 – Entrance Sidewalk Site $16,748.00
  • 083 RFI 100 – Security Vestibule Wall Finish General $ 3,634.53
  • 089 RFI 104 – Tremco Roofing General $16,114.16

 

Circleville Middle School SED No: 44-04-01-06-0-014-015

  • 011 RFI 16 – Locker Room Ceiling Paint General $ 9,647.00
  • 012 RFI 21 – Footing Elevation General $ 2,639.59
  • 035 RFI 56 – CVMS EF-8 HVAC $ 6,439.00
  • 088 RFI 105 – Tremco Canopy Roof General $17,919.29

 

Circleville Elementary School SED No: 44-04-01-06-0-009-016

  • 016 Boiler Pumps HVAC $ 6,600.00

Total Change Orders by Contract:

Starting Balance Total Changes Adjusted Balance

  • General $6,442,100.00 $133,974.85 $6,576,074.85
  • HVAC $3,877,000.00 $ 34,381.40 $3,911,381.40
  • Plumbing $ 895,000.00 $ 10,364.99 $ 905,364.99
  • Site $4,950,000.00 $ 16,748.00 $4,966,748.00

YES – 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

 

Public Participation

The second public participation segment was opened at approx. 8:52PM by Vice President Watkins. The following were the questions/comments/concerns raised and for complete conversation of this public participation refer to the online video at www.pinebushschools.org (watch board meetings).

  • Comments and concerns about mask wearing
  • Comments and concerns about air quality
  • Comments and concerns over the way lunch will be handled in school
  • Question about district thresholds for moving to backup plans?
  • Question about chromebooks
  • Question about mandated covid testing

 

Consideration of Executive Session

Hearing no matters for executive session, Vice President Watkins asked for a motion to adjourn.

 

Adjournment

Moved by Trustee Kheiralla, second by Trustee Robertson that the Board of Education adjourn the regular meeting noting the time at approximately 8:58 PM.

YES- 4 NO – 0 MOTION CARRIED

Note: BOARD MEETINGS are live streamed and video recorded with closed captioning available and can be viewed at www.pinebushschools.org

 

Maria Wise (electronically signed/mw)
Maria Wise, District Clerk Pine Bush CSD

(Disclosure: Minutes will be printed on numbered minute paper and placed in the district minute books).

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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