June 23, 2020 Minutes

         Pine Bush Board of Education –June 23, 2020                   

REGULAR MEETING–Meeting televised Live Streamed remotely with attendance via Google Meet Hangouts / Video and Minutes Posted to Website with Closed Caption Due to the Current Emergency/Meeting Closed to Public /No In-Person Attendance Due to State Emergency

 

Members Present

  • Gretchen Meier, President
  • Cara Robertson, Vice President
  • Kristin Graessle
  • Dori Johnson
  • Kristi Kheiralla 
  • Ross Tompkins                                                                 

 

Members Absent:

  • Matthew Watkins 

 

Others Present

  • Tim Mains, Superintendent of Schools 
  • Donna Geidel, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction                                              
  • Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business              
  • Angela Wise, Executive Director for Personnel, Data, and Counseling
  • Linda Smith, District Communications Representative
  • John Hicks, Director of Educational Technology
  • Terrilyn Cohn, Director of Special Programs
  • Approximately 15 additional staff members via google hangouts

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by President Gretchen Meier with the following motion offered:

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education open the regular meeting at approximately 6:17 PM

YES –6           NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED 

 

Consideration of Executive Session

MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education adjourn to executive session at approximately 6:18 PM regarding a particular personnel matter.

YES – 6          NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Adjourn Executive Session

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Graessle, that the Board of Education adjourn from executive session at approximately 6:33 PM.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Regular Session Resumes / Welcome and Pledge of Allegiance

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Johnson , that the Board of Education resume the regular session of the meeting noting the time at approximately 6:54 PM.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

President Gretchen Meier welcomed all to the regular meeting, and requested all stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes 

MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education the minutes from the special meeting of June 9, 2020 and regular meeting of June 10, 2020 as submitted by the District Clerk.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

          Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent

Certification of Official Results of the June 9, 2020 Annual District Meeting – Budget Vote & Election of Board Members.

 

        MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Tompkins, that the Board of Education acknowledge

          receipt and acceptance certifying the following official results of the June 9, 2020 Annual District Meeting

          (Budget Proposition 2020-2021 and Election of two (2) members to the Board of Education at large (for

          three-year terms), as submitted.

                BUDGET PROPOSITION (2020 – 2021 School Year)

                RESOLVED, that the proposed Pine Bush Central School District Budget for the 2020-2021 school year in the amount of $ 121,587,157 be approved and the Board of Education of said school district

                Be authorized to levy the necessary tax therefore.

 

Pine Bush CSD

Certification

of Official Results

June 9, 2020      
2020-2021

Budget Proposition       
 Election  of  Board Candidates
                                                                                                                                                                         
YES
NO
  Tasha T.

  BUTLER
Kristi    KHEIRALLA
Cara

ROBERTSON
 

 

 

 

      2,876
 

1,727
 

   2,180
 

    2,786
 

     2,956
TOTALS
   2,876
1,727
   2,180
    2,786
2,956
                                                                                                                               

Write in votes:

Lloyd Greer (2), Kim Vestea (1), Joseph Zankle (1), Donald Trump (1), Judy Pulver (2), Douglas Pulver (2), Christopher Shea, Jr. (3), Tavish Laidlaw, Esq (1), James Greer (1), George Floyd (1), Shannon Lake-Catello(1), Michael Jacques (2), Libetarian Party (2), Kristi Miller (1), Karen Vespo (1), Joe Acpitano (1), Bucky Huers (1), Ross Tompkins (2), Brian Mills (1), Jon Samuel (1), Rob Deckaj (1), Tom Stacklum (1), Sarah Farot (1), Eric Stokes (1), Craig Johnson (1), Tom Tocco (1), Tim Dolan (1), Yogi (1), Mark Brennan (1), Dominick Blasco (2), Colleen Segarra (1), Greg Jaloszynski (1), Mike Bergen (4), James Mitchel (2), Robert Finan (3), Jeff Berwick (1),  James Cobert (1), Anthony Perez (1), Alex Angel (1), Rob Sassi (1), Peter Agro (1), James Smith(1), Robert Deen (1), Christopher Shee, Jr. (1), Warren Benfield (1).

 

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call:

C.Robertson       K. Kheiralla

K. Graessle         R. Tompkins

D. Johnson          G. Meier

 

 

 

Consent Agenda

         MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the

          following revised Consent Agenda and addition consent agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of

           Schools:

Tonight’s consent agenda included the appointment of the following new personnel: Melissa Karban –Teacher, Lahna Greene – Teacher, Colin Noonan – Teacher, Kaylin Burke – Teacher 

Abolishments and  Creations

Board authorization for the abolishment and creation of the following positions as

per the 2020-2021 budget/board approved:

 

Authorize the abolishment of the following positions as per the approved 2020-2021 budget/board approved:

Instructional

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE Elementary Teaching position, effective at the closed of business June 30,    2020. (B.Bergin)

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE Secondary Special Education Teaching position, effective at the closed of business June 30, 2020. (R.Bartlet)

Non-Instructional

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE Sign Language Interpreter position, effective at the closed of business June 30, 2020. (N.Langlois)

Authorize the creation of the following positions as per the approved 2020-2021 budget/board approved:

Instructional

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE Social Worker position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract (district wide).

·         (1) One Part-time 0.5 FTE  Music Teacher position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract.

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE ENL Teacher position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract.

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE Elementary Special Education Teacher position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract (ABLE class).

·         (2) Two 6.5 hrs/day Teaching Assistants position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract.

 

            Non-Instructional

·         (1) One Full-time 1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract.

·         (2) Two 6.5 hrs/day Behavioral Aides position, effective September 1, 2020, salary as per contract. 

Resignation

Administrative

Donna Geidel, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from her position as the Assistant Superintendent

for Instruction, effective at the close of business July 24, 2020. 

 

Tim O. Mains, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from his position as the Superintendent of

Schools, effective at the close of business August 6, 2020.

 

Instructional

Brittany Langlitz, resignation from her position as a 1.0 FTE Science Teacher-Secondary, effective at the

close of business on June 18, 2020.         

 

 

Daniele Raccio, from her position as a 1.0 FTE Special EducationTeacher-Secondary, effective at the

close of business on July 15, 2020.  (addition to consent agd)

 

Non-Instructional

Jeanette Reiner, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 6.0 hours/day School

Monitor, effective at the close of business June 26, 2020.  

 

Termination

Non-Instructional

Board  authorization for the terminations of said individuals with the approval of following resolutions as

part of the Consent Agenda:

 

☐         BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, upon the Superintendent’s recommendation, that the services of Amy Barber as a 3.5 hours/day Food Service Helper, be terminated effective as of the close of business on June 15, 2020, is hereby accepted.

Date: June 23, 2020

 

☐         BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, upon the Superintendent’s recommendation, that the services of Sharon Thiers as a 3.0 hours/day Food Service Helper be terminated, effective as of the close of business on June 15, 2020,  is hereby accepted.

Date: June 23, 2020

 

☐         BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, upon the Superintendent’s recommendation, that the services of Nancy Langlois as a 1.0 FTE Sign Language Interpreter be terminated due to the abolishment of the position, effective as of the close of business on June 30, 2020, is hereby accepted.

Date: June 23, 2020

 

Appointments

Instructional

Melissa Karban,  who holds a Pending Initial certificate in Earth Science 7-12 and Pending Emergency

COVID-19 certificate in Earth Science 7-12, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher

Secondary in the tenure area of Science for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020

and ending August 31, 2024, however, such appointment is contingent upon Ms. Karban being issued her

initial certifications. 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, Melissa Karban 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.

 

Lahna Greene, who holds an Initial certificate in Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12 Generalist and an

Initial certificate in Math 7-12, 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

September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024.  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, Lahna Greene 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.

 

Colin Noonan, 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 September 1, 2020 and ending August 31, 2024. 

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, Colin Noonan 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. 

.

Kaylin Bourke, who holds an Initial certificate in Childhood Education 1-6 and Early Childhood Education B

2, be appointed to the probationary position of a 1.0 FTE Teacher-Special Education in the tenure area

of Elementary for a four year probationary period commencing September 1, 2020 and ending August 31,

2024.  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, Kaylin Bourke 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. 

                .

Non-Instructional

Cindy Gloster,  temporary appointment as a school monitor (up to 16 hours/week), effective for the period

July 1, 2020 through August 27, 2020, salary as per contract.

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective June 24,

2020, (or as noted) at board approved per diem substitute rates:

                Donna Geidel (salary T/B/D)

                Rose Cummings (Substitute and CSE/CPSE summer meetings)

 

Appointments:

Special Education – 2020 Summer CSE/CPSE meetings

Board approval for the temporary appointment of the following individuals as per diem, hourly instructional staff members for the 2020 Summer CSE/CPSE meetings (on an as needed basis), effective for the period July 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020 (Mondays through Thursdays) at contract hourly wages as follows:

Special Education Teachers:

Alisa Balestrino 

Janine Brutvan 

Kathleen Bisaillon 

Maryellen Corin 

Rose Cummings

Alexis Darro 

 

Lisa Donohue 

Jessica Fobert 

Charna Jordan  

Eileen Kieck

Tara Klink 

Jennifer Manzi  

Allison Montaperto 

Sara Rodak 

Andrea Saylor 

Melissa Schueler 

Stephanie Singleton 

Rebecca Torre 

Bobby Walters 

 

General Education Teachers:

Lisa Andryshak  

Megan Bradley  

Lindsay Brooks 

Stacey Brown 

Fazilette Cilione

Susan Corcoran 

Daniel Edwards

Kimberly Godduhn 

Kerry Giuliano

Denise Hansen 

Guerita Harlow 

Kristen Raucci  

Lisa Repke 

Diane Trad  

Tara Tuttle 

Kimberly White 

 

School Psychologists:

Melissa Bertuccio

Terri Hatfield

Shannon Hughes

Karen Lisa

Shannon Renner

Sandy Tice

 

Speech Therapists:

Emily Beck

Jennifer Harp

Chris Lawla

Nicole Santillo

 

Occupational Therapists:

Marianne Kissane

 

Social Worker:

Erin Poole

 

Behavior Specialist:

Kelly Nober                                                                       

 

Co-Curricular Team Leaders Position

Board approval of the appointment of the following co-curricular position for the 2020-2021 school year, at the appropriate co-curricular stipend:

District-wide:

                Lauren Cummings, School Counseling Team Leader @ Level 1, Step 1(1)

 

Elementary Grade Level Chairs/ Team Leaders 2020-2021

Board approval of  the following staff members to the following co-curricular appointments for the 2020-21

school year, at the appropriate co-curricular stipends:

Pine Bush Elementary:

 

Susan Johnson, Kindergarten Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 3 (3)

 

Jacqueline Giebler, First Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 7 (7)

 

Amy Green, Second Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 10 (11)

 

Dina DiNoto, Third Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 1 (1)

 

Bryan Hyland, Fourth Grade Level Chairperson@ Level II, Step 5 (5)

 

Shani Luccketti, Fifth Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 7 (8)

 

Eileen Kieck,  Special Education Team Leader @ Level II, Step 1 (2)

 

☐            Pakanasink Elementary:

 

Lisa Andryshak, Kindergarten Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 3 (4)

 

Suzanne Newton, First Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 7 (9)

 

Kimberly White, Second Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 10 (10)

 

Bernadette, Carnes, Third Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 1 (1)

 

Lisa Grainger, Fourth Grade Level Chairperson@ Level II, Step 5 (6)

 

Kerri Dec, Fifth Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 3 (4)

 

Jennifer Fitzgerald, Special Education Team Leader @ Level II, Step 10 (19)

 

☐            E. J. Russell Elementary School:               

 

Laura McGrail. Grade Level  Leader (Kindergarten) @ Level II, Step 7 (8)

 

Stacey Brown, Grade Level  Leader (First Grade) @ Level II, Step 10 (12)

 

Kim Godduhn, Grade Level  Leader (Second Grade)@ Level II, Step 7 (8) 

 

Sarah Levato, Grade Level Leader (Third Grade) @ Level II, Step 3 (3)

 

Patricia VanLeuven, Grade Level Leader (Fourth Grade) @ Level II, Step 10 (11)

 

Cheryl Riccardi, Grade Level Leader (Fifth Grade) @ Level II, Step 7 (8)

 

Sheryl  Mamenko, Special Education Team Leader @ Level II, Step 10 (27)

 

☐         Circleville  Elementary School: 

 

Denise Hansen, Kindergarten Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 10 (12)

 

Beverly Feuerstack,  First Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 5 (5)

 

Karen Negron, Second Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 5 (5)

 

Rosemarie Lindsay, Third Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 7 (7)

 

Andrea Urmston, Fourth Grade Level Chairperson@ Level II, Step 7 (9)

 

Susan Corcoran, Fifth Grade Level Chairperson @ Level II, Step 1 (2)

 

Heather Walmers, Special Education Co-Team Leader @ Level II, Step 7 (7)*

 

Jaclyn Nespoli, Special Education Co-Team Leader @ Level II, Step 7 (8)

 

☐         Supervision       

Board approval of the following appointment of the following school personnel for supervision

duties in connection with Fall, Winter, and Spring sporting events during the 2020-2021 school year at the rate of $20/hour: 

Jaime Adamec

Brooke Armida

Alexa Balkissoon

Kevin Blackwell

Jen Byrne

Caitlin Ciano

Jean Clark

Arlene Cooper

Wendy Crandall

Denise Crisafulli

Chris Curnan

Coleen Duffy

Mark Eckerson

Dan Edwards

Laurie Eller

Julie Facciolla

Brian Fenical

Martha Gillespie

Keri Giuliano (Kiernan)

Cindy Gloster

April Grieco

Corinne Griffin

Ruth Holt

Kimberly Jones

Tina Kerrigan

Jen Kirby

Kevin Kreeger

Robert Lawrence

Jim Licardi

Lanier Lopez

Anthony Mancuso

Gary Manheim

Maryanne Manion

Jonathan Matz

Tammy McCombs

Shannon Meland
Molly Meres

Annette Michelitch

Eric Moller

               Donna Monahan

            Katrina Morin

Sandra Mullarkey

Kathleen Novins

Patricia Paoli

Judy Parsells

Robert Pawson

Peter Prokopchak

Margie Ramirez

Michael Reineke

Patrick Reiser

Robin Renahan

Holly Shader

Barbara Sherman

Denise Strype

Diane Tjornhorn

Scott Van Pelt

Terry Vetter

Rita Wensley

Linda Westerfield

Allison White

Kim White

Helen Wilson

Margaret Winsper

Maria Wise

 

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) / Staffing*

☐         Board approval of the Summer Food Service Program, (SFSP), “Summer Feeding Program” effective for the period of June 29, 2020 through August 13, 2020 (Monday – Thursday only) and the temporary appointment of the following individuals as staff: 

Name                                  Position                                                 Hours                         Rate of pay

Elizabeth McNamee       Cook Manager                                 8 hr/day                      $25/hr

Gjyljana Deckaj                 Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

April Grieco                        Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

Edna Hough                        Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

Cimarron Neeld                                Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

Andrea Lopez                    Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

Tara Rich                              Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

Linda Strucker                   Food Service Worker                      7hr/day                       $18/hr

Cindy Brengard                 Food Service Worker                      5hr/day                       $18/hr

Lisa Iannella                        Food Service Worker                      5hr/day                       $18/hr

Kerry Reeves                     Food Service Worker                      5hr/day                       $18/hr 

Jennifer Stroh                   Food Service Worker                      5hr/day                       $18/hr

Mayra Vento                     Food Service Worker                      5hr/day                       $18/hr 

Eileen Budd                        per Diem Substitute                      as needed                   $18/hr    

Marisol Burgos                  per Diem Substitute                       as needed                   $18/hr    

Dawn Darrel                       per Diem Substitute                      as needed                   $18/hr    

Megan Kelly                       per Diem Substitute                       as needed                   $18/hr    

Sandra Mingione              per Diem Substitute                      as needed                    $18/hr    

Bridgett Sullivan               per Diem Substitute                      as needed                    $18/hr    

Gina Vargetto-Ferguson   per Diem Substitute                      as needed                    $18/hr    

 

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded, state-administered program that reimburses operators who serve free healthy meals to children 18 and under in approved locations.  These meals are provided and are prepared by the Pine Bush School Nutrition Department.  The Pine Bush Central School District will continue to provide no cost meals through August 13, 2020 at two “Children’s Meal Stops”.   Family Church, 510 M & M Road, Middletown NY 10940 and Pine Bush High School, 118 Route 302, Pine Bush NY 12566.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Board Approval of Interim Superintendent Of Schools

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the following resolution as submitted:

                BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education appoints Michael Pacella as Interim Superintendent of Schools during the period of August 7, 2020 through August 9, 2020, and the terms and conditions of Mr. Pacella’s employment shall remain the same.

Date: June 23, 2020

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call:

C.Robertson       K. Kheiralla

K. Graessle         R. Tompkins

D. Johnson          G. Meier

 

Approval for Appointment of Superintendent of Schools

MOVED by Trustee Kheiralla, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education approve the following resolution as submitted:

         BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School District appoints Tim O. Mains as Superintendent of Schools effective August 10, 2020 through June 30, 2024, according to the terms and conditions of a contract, a fully-executed copy of which will be filed with the District Clerk; and further authorizes the School Board President to sign the contract.

Date: June 23, 2020

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call:

C.Robertson       K. Kheiralla

K. Graessle         R. Tompkins

D. Johnson          G. Meier

 

 Approval CSE/CPSE  Placement Recommendations  

MOVED by Trustee Tompkins, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education all IEPs of the

Committee on Special Education and the Committee on Preschool Special Education as submitted by the

CSE and CPSE Chairpersons and reviewed by Trustee Meier.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Special Education Two-Year Plan – 2020-2021 to 2021-2022

Terrilyn Cohn, Director of Special Education presented an overview of the district’s two-year plan for 2020

2021 to 2021-2022 school years in accordance with Section 200.2© Regulations of the Commissioner of

Education (Part 200–Children with Disabilities).  The plan is available on the district website. Ms. Cohn stated

the district will continue to review on an annual basis to provide the best student placement. It was also

noted we are hoping to expand the Castle Program in its entirety to the middle schools by 2021-2022 for

continued student success. In conclusion, the K-12 teachers were complimented regarding the quality of the

student IEPs. Ms. Cohn was thanked for the presentation of the 2020-2021 to 2021-2022 plan.

 

 

 

Designation / Disposition of Library Books

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Graessle, that the Board of Education designate and

approve the disposition of the following library  books as submitted at the request of Lauren Conklin, 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 equipment submitted under the direction of Michael Pacella, Assistant

Superintendent for Business.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

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

      ☐           Scheduled Regular and Summer Board Meetings:

Please see below summer meeting schedule, noting board meetings will be held via live stream       beginning at 7 PM, unless posted otherwise.                          

                July:

                Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 7 PM, Reorganization & Regular Meeting

 

                Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 7 PM, Regular Meeting

 

                August: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Regular Board Meeting

 

☐         PBHS Graduation Celebrations

                        June 24-26; 29-30 (tentative) Personal Ceremonies by appointment

June 27, 2020, 10 AM, Parade of Graduates

July 31, 2020,  7:00 PM, Virtual Graduation or in-person, socially distanced without spectators, if allowed.

 

☐           NYSSBA Law Conference

                July 21-22, 2020, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Virtual Two Day Conference.

 

☐           NYSSBA 2020 – NYC

                October 29 – 31, 2020, Annual Education Convention

 

      ☐            2020 Census

                        Video was provided regarding the importance of the 2020 Census—be counted.

 

                        Updates Provided

        Superintendent Tim Mains provided an update pertaining the active cases of Covid 19 in the district office. It was initially thought there were three, but then determined four cases were confirmed. Mr. Mains provided an update of how the situation was reported and addressed.

 

Business & Finance

Claim Auditor’s Reports

MOVED by Trustee Kheiralla, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education acknowledged

receipt and acceptance of the following Claims Auditor’s Reports as submitted:                

☐           Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0081 dated 6/4/20 check run, authorizing

                payments in the amount of $ 816,563.10

                HS Activity Fund (1 checks 004077)                                                           $                       594.00

                Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)                                                                                    16,595.82

                CVMS Activity Fund (1 check 001664                                                                                 385.00

                Capital Fund (1 checks 001814)                                                                                        1,803.46

                General Fund (64 checks 063482-063545)                                                               794,034.82

 

                District Activity AC (36 checks 005284-005319)                                                          3,150.00

 

                                                                                                                Total                      $             816,563.10

 

 

☐           Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0082 scholarships dated 06/4/20, authorizing

               payments in the amount of $ 600.00

                HS Activity Fund (6 checks 004078-004083)                                           $             600.00

 

                                                                                            Total                      $                       600.00

 

☐           Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0083 dated 05/11/20, medicare reimbursement,

          authorizing payments in the amount of $  178,209.90

                General Fund (360 checks 063553-063912)                                            $             178,209.90

 

                                                                                            Total                      $              178,209.90

 

☐          Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0084 dated 06/10/20 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 897,978.85

                Trust & Agency Acct. (5 checks 004168–004172)                                 $             897,978.85

 

                                                                                            Total                      $             897,978.85

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

 District Treasurer’s Report        

MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education acknowledge

receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Reports for the period May 1, 2020 through May

31, 2020.

                                                ■             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 – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Health & Welfare Services Contract

MOVED by Trustee Kheiralla, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education approve the

Health & Welfare Services Contract for the 2019-2020 school year with the Somers Central School District at

a per student cost of $ 1,188.11. The contract covers two (2) students who are Pine Bush residents attending

a non-public school within the Somers CSD for a total contract cost of $ 2,376.22

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Approve/Authorize Funding – Terms & Conditions Central Administration (Civil Service)

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Graessle, that the Board of Education approve and

authorize the terms and funding for the Terms and Conditions of Employment Central Administration – Civil

Service Employees noting the agreement covers a five-year

period, July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Return to Old/New Business:

Superintendent stated he would send a doodle poll to the board members to select a date to interview

candidates for the Assistant Superintendent of Schools position;

Board member offered congrats to all graduates;

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction offered congrats and thanks to all for making the best of a difficult

situation;

Superintendent spoke about the plans and process for virtual public participation that includes completing

and submitting a form to be read into the record at the board meeting. Administrators will answer questions

as they are able at the time or will get back to the individual at the later time;

Board member asked for update on year books, noting per the superintendent some are late in coming in.

 

Consideration of Executive Session

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

 

Adjournment

MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education adjourn the regular meeting, noting the time at approx. 7:55 PM.

YES – 6     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

                                                                                                                Deborah A June (electronically signed/daj)

Note: BOARD MEETINGS are video live recorded and      Deborah A. June, District Clerk

can be viewed at www.pinebushschools.org                       Pine Bush CSD

(Disclosure: Minutes with be printed on numbered minute paper and placed in the district minute books pending return to school).

 

 

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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