Feb. 25, 2020 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION  – REVISED

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Pine Bush High School

Consideration of Executive Session               6:15 p.m.

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session      7:00 p.m.

AGENDA

I.       Call to Order

Consideration of Executive Session                6:15 p.m.

Discussion re:  Attorney/Client Privilege

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session           7:00 p.m.

II.  Student Recognition – Crispell MS Cast and Crew from Frozen Jr. The Musical 

III.       Approval of Minutes

IV.       Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.       Approval of Consent Agenda

2.       CSE/CPSE Placement Recommendations

3.       Budget Work Session Segment for 2020-2021

Budget Presentations:

  PROGRAM – Instruction

4.     Legislative Agenda Proposal

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

5.    Approval of Overnight Trip Requests

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

Census 2020

V.    Business & Finance

1.    Claims Auditor’s Reports

2.    Construction Management Contract Approval – Capital Improvement Project

3.    Approval of Budget Transfers

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

VI.  Consideration of Executive Session

VII. Adjournment

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – February 25, 2020

AGENDA 

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

Consideration of Executive Session at District Office           6:15  p.m.

 Discussion re: Attorney/Client Privilege

-Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session       7:00 p.m.

 

II.   Student Recognition – Cast and Crew from Frozen, Jr. Crispell Middle School Students)

The Board of Education will recognize the cast and crew from the following middle school performance:

School: Crispell Middle School, Performance: Directors: Robin Evans/Keith Bishof/Ralph Wagner

Cast and Crew:

  • Caitlin Acton
  • PJ (Peter) Agro
  • Marissa Albano
  • Anabella Almeida
  • Julia Andersen
  • Nicholas Andersen
  • Aliya Anderson
  • Kira Anderson
  • Lillian Atria
  • Sara Barry
  • Isabelle Baumgarte
  • Emily Beaulieu
  • Tyler Bird
  • Karlee Blauvelt
  • Alexis Boone
  • Brisa Bravo
  • Julia Bressler
  • Sebastian Brokaw
  • Henry Brown
  • Natalie Buckridge
  • Mia Christie  
  • Dominick Ciarelli
  • Genevieve Ciuro-Mareth
  • Jacey Cramer
  • Emelia Cruz
  • Patrick Curran
  • Liliana Deckaj
  • Chase Dodson
  • Taylor Dooley
  • Molly Dowson
  • Cadee Eckert
  • Kailey Fobert
  • Robert Freeman
  • Isabella Garcia
  • Rayleigh Garcia
  • Gavin Gardocki
  • Miyeah Gibson
  • Gianna Goldberg
  • Jenna Golden                                                                                                         
  • Laura Green
  • Brooke Haas
  • Tehya Holley
  • Shelby Houghtaling
  • Victoria Keith
  • Hailey Korpai
  • Arriana Lynn Kuhn
  • Caleb LeRoy
  • Conrad Langlitz
  • Lauren Langlitz
  • Natalie Longobardo
  • Alani Lopez
  • Matthew Lopez
  • Maya Maldonado
  • Jenna Miksa
  • Isabel Molina
  • Serenity Montalvo
  • Brian Murtagh
  • Cheyenne Neeld
  • Kyle O’Brien
  • Abigail Oliveras
  • Jonna Pantale
  • Autumn Parker
  • Makenna Peters
  • Thomas Pizzulli
  • Toni Prokosch
  • Arianna Reed
  • Emily Rios
  • Christopher Rubino
  • Maureen Russell
  • Grace Salsbury
  • Helena Salvato
  • Riley Sanicola
  • Eryka Squash-Castellanos
  • Jordan Spanti
  • Emma Sullivan
  • Michael Sullivan
  • Chloe Sullo
  • Viola Thibodeau
  • Jake Thompson
  • Shea Toback
  • Jenna Tracy
  • Peyton Tracy
  • Timothy Trojahn
  • Nevaeh Upshur
  • Joely Urena
  • Austin Varga
  • Anneliese Vitale
  • Nathan VonDeben
  • Jordyn Wilson
  • Liam Winter
  • Meaghan Wishinski
  • Merideth Wright
  • Emma Zerbarini

 

III.           Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes from the regular board meeting of February 11, 2020 as submitted by the District Clerk.

 

IV.          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.            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 Graessle.

 

3.            Budget Work Session Segment for 2020-2021

                Budget Presentations:

PROGRAM – Instruction

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Donna Geidel will present a PowerPoint pertaining to the 2020-2021 Instructional Budget.

 

4.            Legislative Agenda Proposal

Superintendent Tim Mains and Legislative Liaison Dori Johnson will speak regarding the Legislative Agenda Proposal.

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

 

5.            Approval of Overnight Trip Requests

Recommend the Board of Education approve the overnight trip requests:

  • Overnight trip request submitted by Brian Flint on behalf of Pine Bush High School’s music students trip to Williamsburg/Virginia Beach, Virginia to compete in a choral competition in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The trip is scheduled for Friday, April 17, 2020 through Sunday, April 19, 2020. Approximately 46 students and 6 chaperones plan to attend, providing an approximate 7:1 student/chaperone ratio. The approximate cost per student will be $285 (which will include transportation, lodging, some meals & attraction fees), less individual fund raising efforts.
  • Overnight trip request submitted by wrestling coaches Rich Ormsby and Patrick Sause on behalf of one     (1) wrestler athlete (accompanied by one teammate) attending for participation in the NYSPHAA Wrestling Championships held at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. The date of the trip is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020 through Saturday February 29, 2020. One student athlete (one additional student) and two (2) coaches will attend, providing an approx.1:1 student/chaperone ratio. The approximate cost is $475, paid by the district as this is a state championship.
  • Overnight trip request submitted by swim/dive coaches, Kevin Blackwell and Chris Blackwell, on behalf of a student swimmer/diver attendance and participation in the 2020 NYSPHSAA Boys Swimming  & Diving Championships being held at Nassau County Aquatic Center, East Meadow, NY. The dates of the trip are scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2020 through Saturday, March 7, 2020. One (1) students and two (2) chaperones attending, provided an approx. 1:1 student/chaperone ratio. The approximate cost per student is approx. $493, paid by the district as this is a state championship.(Applicable documentation is attached for your review)

 

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

Upcoming board meetings and events to 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, March 10, 2020, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Circleville Middle School / Student Recognition 6:45 PM

  • Recognition of Circleville MS Students – Cast and Crew of The Lion King, Jr.
  • Recognition of Winter Scholar Athletes

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM Pine Bush High School/ Student Recognition 6:45 PM

  • Recognition of Pine Bush HS Students – Cast and Crew of Mamma Mia

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Circleville Middle School, 7:00 PM

 

Other Events:

Circleville MS Drama – The Lion King, Jr.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020, 7 PM at Circleville MS
  • Friday, February 28, 2020, 7 PM at Circleville MS
  • Saturday, February 29, 2020, 11 AM & 7 PM at Circleville MS

School Board Member Petition Packets –Available first week in March at District Office.

(See Debbie June, District Clerk)

Senior Citizens Dinner and Play Night at Pine Bush HS

  • Featuring: Mamma Mia                                                   
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • Dinner begins at 5:30 PM / Play immediately following
  • Please advise Debbie June or Jayna McAteer, if you plan to attend.

 

Pine Bush HS Spring Musical – Mamma Mia

  • Friday, March 20, 2020, 7 PM at Pine Bush HS
  • Saturday, March 21, 2020, 1 PM and 7 PM at Pine Bush HS

 

NYSSBA Members Meet & Mingle Reception – Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Prospective School Board Member Workshop

  • Saturday, March 28, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon
  • Orange- Ulster BOCES – Administrative Conference Room in the Administrative Building
  • Register via to email Karyn Meier, OCSBA at karyn.meier@ocsba.com registration forms available on the back table or contact Debbie June.

 

OCSBA Announcement: Mandated Training for New School Board Members–School District Governance

  • Part 1 –Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 5: 30 PM,  Part 2 –Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 5:30 PM

(Dinner provided) Informational form is on the back table. Debbie June will register any new board members who plans to attend, there will also be options through NYSSBA.

 

Orange-Ulster  BOCES Budget Presentation and Dinner

  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – 6:00 PM, Career & Technical Ed Center – Multipurpose Room
  • RSVP to Debbie June or Jayna McAteer no later than March 24th, if you would like to attend/
  • (Note: BOCES Reps will present their budget to Pine Bush CSD at our March 24, 2020 meeting)

 

Old or New Business/Updates:

  • Census 2020        

V.            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 # 0050 dated 1/31/2020 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 228,369.58

  • Cafeteria Fund (3 checks 005100-005102)        $     74.58
  • Crispell SAF (3 checks 002322-002324)    $   306.17
  • HS Activity Fund (4 checks 003987-003990)    $   2,739.01
  • CVMS Activity Fund (1 checks 001655)      $   36.49                         
  • Federal Fund (1 check 002502)     $      225.00
  • General Fund (75 checks 062039-062113)     $   204,037.89
  • District Activity AC (4 checks 004729-004732)    $   20,950.44

                Total      $   228,369.58

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0051 dated 2/7/2020 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 230,670.22

  • Cafeteria Fund (4 checks 005103-005106)       $   2,800.91
  • HS Activity Fund (3 checks 003991-003993)      $   2,137.35         
  • Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)   $    16,204.39
  • CVMS Activity Fund (1 check 001656)  $     472.90                         
  • Federal Fund (1 check 002503)     $      641.40
  • General Fund (76 checks 062114-062189)  $   202,187.77
  • District Activity AC (16 checks 004733-004748)  $   6,225.20

      Total        $     230,670.22

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0052 dated 02/10/2020 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 896,695.60

  • Trust & Agency Acct. (7 checks 004087-004093)       $    896,695.60

       Total     $   896,695.60

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0053 dated 2/14/2019 (actual 2/14/2020) check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,909,769.88

  • Cafeteria Fund (8 checks 005107-005114)     $   22,162.87
  • HS Activity Fund (2 checks 003994-003995)   $      1,135.00         
  • Federal Fund (3 check 002504-002506)    $    2,390.00
  • General Fund (52 checks 062190-062241)    $           1,883,681.29
  • District Activity AC (1 checks 004749)     $    400.72

             Total    $      1,909,769.88

 

   2.  Construction Management Contract Approval – Capital Improvement Project  

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

                                BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve The Pike Company for construction management services for the Capital Improvement Project (voter approved on May 21, 2019) for a total fee of  $1,440,363, and authorizes the Superintendent of Schools and Board President to sign all applicable documents.     

                Date: February 25, 2020

 

     3.       Budget Transfers

Recommend the Board of Education, as per policy #5330, approve the following budget transfers exceeding $25,000 per budget code:

  • From code: A9020-800-08-0011 (Teachers’ Retirement System   
    ($ 155,459.59)
  • To code: A1420-400-08-0109 (Contractual Expense – Legal costs) 
    $  155,459.59

To transfer funds to cover the costs of attorneys for litigation and settlement expenses.

  • From code: A9070-800-08-1006 (Union Welfare Benefits) ($  134,678)
  • To code: A9040-800-08-0505 (Workers’ Compensation)   $   134,678

To transfer funds to cover costs of prior and additional workers’ compensation claims.

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

VI.       Consideration of Executive Session

VII.       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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