Dec. 10, 2019 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Pine Bush High School  – REVISED

Regular Session            7:00 p.m.

AGENDA

I.       Call to Order

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session    7:00 p.m.

II.       Approval of Minutes

III.       Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.       Consent Agenda

2.    Approval of Superintendent’s Contract Extension

3.    CSE and CPSE Placement Recommendation

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

4.    Approval of Amended Policy for First Reading

Amended Policy 8260

5.    Approval of Overnight Trip Request

6.    Donations: Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance

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

IV.       Business & Finance

1.       Claims Auditor’s Reports

2.    Approval of the 2019-2020 Health Service Rates

3.       Approval of SCAR Assessment Reduction Decisions

4.       Treasurer’s Reports

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

V.       Consideration of Executive Session

VI.       Adjournment

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – December 10, 2019

AGENDA             

I.  Call to Order              7:00 p.m.

 Regular Session          7:00 p.m.

 II.   Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes from the November 26, 2019 regular meeting and the December 4, 2019 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 and addition to the Consent Agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools: ON WEBSITE

2.  Approval of Superintendent’s Contract Extension

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution for adoption:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School District approves an agreement extending the employment of Tim O. Mains as Superintendent of Schools according to the terms and conditions of an Employment Agreement, a fully-executed copy of which will be filed with the
District Clerk; and further authorizes the President to sign the Employment Agreement.

December 10, 2019

3.  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 Tompkins.

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4.    Approval of Amended Policy 8260 for First Reading                        

Recommend the Board of Education approve amended Policy 8260 for first reading:

        Amended Policy 8260 – Title I Parent and Family Engagement

5.  Approval of Overnight Trip Request       

Recommend the Board of Education approve the overnight trip request submitted by music teacher Ralph Wagner and acknowledged by Principal Aaron Hopmayer, on behalf of one high school music student to travel to Liverpool, NY to participate in the New York State Band Directors Association State-Wide Honors Band at the winter symposium. The trip is scheduled for Friday March 6, 2020 through Sunday, March 8, 2020. There will be one student and one chaperone participating in the trip, providing a 1:1 student/chaperone ratio. The cost of the trip which includes meals, lodging and registration, is approximately $290/student. The Music Guild provides a scholarship that will pay for the student cost.

6.   Donations: Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance

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

  • Donation from Triangle Manufacturing Co, Inc. inclusive of sheets of aluminum, titanium, and stainless steel, as well as, miscellaneous materials for use by the students in the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing Programs. (List of Items provided to be attached to the minutes).
  • Donation from Superintendent Tim Mains for subscriptions to Magic Dragon Magazine for all four Pine Bush CSD elementary schools. (Magic Dragon is quarterly magazine that publishes art work and writing pieces from students around the world).

 7.   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 14, 2020, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush HS School (Athletic Recognition beginning at 6:45 PM)
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School

Important Locations for February Regular Board Meetings (reversed):

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School

Other District Meetings/Upcoming Events:

Winter Concerts

PBHS Winter Concert I

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Snow Date, Friday, December 13, 2019

PBHS Winter Concert II

  • Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Snow Date, Friday, December 13, 2019

EJR Winter Concert

  •  Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM at PBHS
  • Snow Date, Tuesday, December 17, 2019                                                             

CES Winter Concert

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:00 PM at CVMS
  • Snow Date, Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Crispell MS Winter Concert

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019
  • Gr. 6 at 6:30 PM; Grades 7 & 8 at 7:30 PM
  • Snow Date, Thursday, December 19, 2019

Winter Recess – School Closed

  • Monday, December 23, 2019 – January 1, 2020 (Regular session on January 2, 2020)

Date Change – Crispell MS Drama (previously listed as January 17 and 18, 2020)

  • Friday, January 31, 2020, 7 PM at Pine Bush HS
  • Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11 AM and 5 PM at Pine Bush HS

 

Ongoing Discussion: Strategic Plan

 

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 # 0033 dated 11/15/2019 authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,209,841.96

  • Cafeteria Fund (8 checks 005040-004736)      $   30,909.86                         
  • HS Activity Fund (5 checks 003932-003936)  $  1,417.48                                         
  • General Fund (78 checks 060814 -060891) $     1,175,683.02
  • District Activity AC (4 checks 004694-004697)   $  1,831.60

    Total      $         1,209,841.96

 

2.     Approval of the 2019-2020 Health Service Rates

Recommend that the Board of Education, in accordance with Section 912 of the New York State Education Law, approve the following resolution covering 2019-2020 Health Services Rates:

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School District establish a rate of $947.04 per pupil for the 2019-2020 school year for health and welfare services provided for non-resident pupils attending non-public schools in the Pine Bush Central School District.

 

3.        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

Jesse Kehoe   2019-2020   14-4-5.2     $222,900   $217,500     $327.50

Jennifer Kehoe-Larosa   PO Box 180   Thompson Ridge, NY 10985

James Farruggella 2019-2020       19-1-71.23    $159,200   $150,000   $557.96

Donna Farruggella  169 Dickerson Ave   Montgomery, NY 12549

Paul Conte   2019-2020     20-1-2.12      $176,700     $168,800    $479.12

Teresa Conte    59 Dickerson Ave   Montgomery, NY 12549

Umberto Salerno  2019-2020       14-1-20.1   $158,300   $151,875  $389.66

Lillian Salerno  351 Collarbar Rd  Montgomery, NY 12549

Leslie Horton III  2019-2020   22-1-73.21    $135,200   $125,200 $606.48

Lydia Horton  354 Petticoat Ln   Bloomingburg, NY 12721

SC Crevani Fms 2019-2020    20-1-3.221   $590,900   $562,500   $1722.39

PO Box 226  Bullville, NY 10915

Lester Mance    2019-2020     9-1-54.22   $187,900   $165,000    $1388.83

Marie Ranieri-Riordan  119 Jones Rd  Pine Bush, NY 12566      

Anne Nelson      2019-2020    12-1-49       $180,800   $165,000    $958.23

2 Judson Rd.  Montgomery, NY 12549

 

4.            District Treasurer’s Reports

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Reports for the period November 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019.

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

 *****     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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