June 25, 2019 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION 

REGULAR MEETING 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Circleville MS 

** Revision 

Consideration of Executive Session        6:15 PM

Student Recognition                                      6:45 PM                             

Regular Session                                               7:00 PM

Public Notice

**Trustee L. Greer, Jr. will be attending this meeting via video- conferencing from 110 Indian Walk, Lowell, N.C. 28098

The public has the right to attend the meeting from either of these locations.

AGENDA

 I.       Call to Order                                           6:15 PM

Consideration of Executive Session                6:15 PM

RE: Pending Litigation

Anticipate Reconvening to Regular Session     6:45 PM/7:00 PM

 

II.       Student Recognition

  • Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts

 

III.       Approval of Minutes

IV.       Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent

 1.     Consent Agenda

2.     Approval of CSE/CPSE Placement Recommendations

3.    Designation / Disposition of Surplus Equipment

4.     Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

5.     Approval of Resolution: Support of Salary for BOCES District Superintendent

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

6.     Approval of Amended Policies for First Reading (Policies 6212, 7220, 7222)

7.     Approval of Amended Policy for Second Reading/Adoption (Policy 7132)

8.     Appointment of Impartial Hearing Officer

9.     Approval of Overnight Trip Request

10.   Approval of SEQRA Telecommunications Resolution/Lease

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

 

V.       Business & Finance

1.       Claims Auditor’s Reports – Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance

2.       District Treasurer’s Report

3.       Health and Welfare Service Contract

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

VI.       Consideration of Executive Session

VII.      Adjournment

 

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – June 25, 2019                           

AGENDA                                                                                                                                                                       

I.       Call to Order                                                    6:15 PM  

Consideration of Executive Session            6:15 PM

 RE:  Pending Litigation

Student Recognition                                           6:45 PM

Anticipate Regular Session                             7:00 p.m.

 

II.       Student Recognition    

Boys and Girl Scouts

The Board of Education will be recognize graduating seniors for their excellence in scouting and academic success.

GIRL SCOUTS

Troop 099/122

Megan Vinella

 

Troop 610

Mya Karinchak

Isabella Sapio   

 

BOY SCOUTS

Troop 02

Finian Brown

John Parsells

 

Troop 37

Alex Alongi

Jake Walters

 

III.     Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes from the June 11, 2019, regular meeting as submitted by the District Clerk.

 

IV.     Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent

1.  Consent Agenda

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following Consent Agenda as submitted by the    Superintendent of Schools:  ON WEBSITE

 

2.    Approval CSE/CPSE  Placement Recommendations  

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 Chairpersons and reviewed by Trustee Johnson.

 

3.            Designation / Disposition of Surplus Equipment

Recommend the Board of Education designate and approve disposition of the following surplus equipment as submitted at the request of James Licardi, Director of Facilities III, 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.

 

  • Minuteman 1500 Burnisher — Serial # BM2150030842 PBCSD Inventory #022518
  • Advance Ultra 20 Floor Scrubber-polisher Serial# N/A PBCSD Inventory #021926
  • Advance Magnum Floor Scrubber Serial# 50959 PBCSD Inventory #12156           
  •  Advance Magnum Floor Scrubber Serial# 50957 PBCSD Inventory #007086
  •  Advance Magnum Floor Scrubber Serial# 55669 PBCSD Inventory #022481

 

4.            Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following donation from Sigma Products, Ltd, medical supply company. Donations to be used at the high school for the medical programs.

The following items were donated:

1. Berchtold Elektrotom 610- this a surgical device utilized to cut and simultaneously coagulate tissue.  With multiple endosurgical attachments

2. Hill-Med Electrocardiograph – This is an older style ECG

3. Surgical Halogen head lamp

4. Aneroid Sphygmomanometer with portable stand

5. Aluminum oxygen tank (empty) with wheel cart and AMBU bag with rebreather.

6. Multiple rolls of medical grade tubing

 

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following donation at Crispell Middle School from Mr. Cornelius Verhulp to make a yearly donation for the purpose of providing instruments for students who may not be able to afford the costs of a musical instrument. Mr. Verhulp’s wishes are to have each instrument marked that they are being donated in memory of his late wife.

  • Flute – Yamaha YFL-222   
  • Oboe – Yamaha YOB-441              
  • Clarinet- Yamaha YCL-255       
  • Alto Saxophone – Yamaha YAS-26 
  • Trumpet – Yamaha YTR-2330      
  • Trombone – Yamaha YSL-354   

 

5. Approval of Resolution: Support of Salary for BOCES District Superintendent 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, that the New York State School Board Association support legislation to raise the BOCES District Superintendent’s salary cap to 98% of the current Commissioner of Education’s salary, allowing the salary to be competitive with regional component Superintendent’s salaries.

Dated: June 25, 2019

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

6.   Approval of Amended Policies for First Reading (Policies 6212, 7220, 7222)

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following amended policies for First Reading:

  • Policy 6212: Certification and Qualifications
  • Policy 7220: Graduation Options/Early Graduation/Accelerated Programs
  • Policy 7222 Diploma or Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

 

7.    Approval of Amended Policy 7132 – Non-Resident Students for Second Reading/Adoption

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following amended policy for a second reading/adoption:

Amended Policy 7132 – Non Resident Students

8.    Appointment of Impartial Hearing Officer (IHO)

The Board of Education is being asked to officially approve the appointment of Jeffrey Silverson of Irvington, NY, as an Impartial Hearing Officer, pertaining a parent request for Due Process. 

Lloyd Greer, Jr. approved the appointment of the IHO, as he is the board designee for the appointment of Impartial Hearing Officers.

 

9.    Approval of Overnight Trip Request

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following overnight trip request:

Overnight trip request submitted by Jennifer Gray and Principal John Boyle on behalf of the Crispell Middle School’s eighth grade class to travel to Washington, D.C. and surrounding area. The trip is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, 2020 through Friday, May 15, 2020. It is anticipated that approximately 240 students and 24 chaperones may participate, providing an approximate 10:1 student/chaperone ratio. The approximate cost per student is $550 which includes transportation, housing, meals and fees.

The eighth grade class trip to Washington is an annual event providing our students with the educational opportunity of touring government buildings, historic sites,, etc. in our nation’s capital and surrounding area in conjunction with the grade 8 social studies curriculum. Please see attached paperwork.

 

10.          Approval of SEQRA Telecommunications Resolution/Lease

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

PINE BUSH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

RESOLUTION

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT

TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEASE

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School District (“Board” or  “District”) is considering a proposal to lease District property and issue access and utility easements to Verizon Wireless and utility companies for the construction and operation of a Telecommunications Facility at the Circleville Middle School, as set forth on the attached site plan listed as Exhibit “A” annexed hereto (the “Proposed Action”); and

WHEREAS, the Proposed Action is subject to review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act and the Regulations promulgated thereunder (“SEQRA 6 NYCRR Part 617”); and

WHEREAS, the Board intends to declare itself Lead Agency to conduct a coordinated environmental review of the Proposed Action with involved agencies; and

WHEREAS, potential involved agencies have been identified with regard to the Proposed Action, as set forth in Addendum “B” annexed hereto.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education hereby declares the following:

1.       Based upon the information before it and under the applicable standards of SEQRA 6 NYCRR Part 617, the Proposed Action is classified as an Unlisted Action;

2.       The Board directs Clark Patterson Lee to prepare and expeditiously circulate Part I of a short environmental assessment form (“SEAF”) to the other potential involved agencies identified in Exhibit “B” annexed hereto; and

3.       Under the applicable standards of SEQRA 6 NYCRR Part 617.6, upon confirmation from the involved agencies that there is no objection to the Board being declared lead agent or the lapse of the 30 day time frame for the coordinated review of the action, whichever occurs first, the Board shall be declared the lead agency for the SEQRA coordinated review of the Proposed Action.

Dated: June 25, 2019                     

EXHIBIT B

Involved Agencies

Town of Wallkill Town Board

Town of Wallkill Planning Board

 

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

Scheduled Summer Board Meetings:

Please see below summer meeting schedule, noting summer meetings are held at district office at 7 PM, unless posted otherwise. As in the past, we list our summer meetings with the exception of any retreats that may be scheduled in the future:

 JULY:      Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7 PM, Reorganization & Regular Meeting

Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 7 PM, Regular Board Meeting

Board Retreat (Potential)

 

AUGUST:  Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Regular Board Meeting

Upcoming Events:

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: Full Day for Staff / Half Day for Students

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

PBHS Graduation Ceremony

Friday June 28, 2019, 7:00 PM PBHS Football Field

(Board of Education to arrive at PBHS Main Office at 6:30 PM)

All Night Graduation Party

Friday, June 28, 2019, 10:30 PM at PBHS

NYSSBA Summer Law Conference

July 23, 2019, 8 AM

NYSSBA Headquarters

24 Century Hill Drive Suite 200

Latham, NY   12110

                OR

NYSSBA Summer Law Conference

 July 26, 2019, 8 AM

DoubleTree by Hilton

425 East Route 59

Nanuet, NY   10954

Please RSVP Debbie June ASAP

2019 NYSSBA 100th Annual Convention and Expo

 Thursday October, 24th through October 26th, 2019

Rochester, NY    

(Please advise Debbie June prior to July 15th or ASAP if you would like to attend)

 

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 #0080 2019-2020 Scholarships checks run 2, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 150.00

  •  District Activity AC (3 checks 004623-004625)       $   150.00

                 Total        $     150.00

 

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0081 dated 6/7/19 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,491,889.19

  •  Cafeteria Fund (8 checks 004877-004884)        $    35,713.84         
  • Crispell SAF (1 check 002293)       0.00
  • HS Activity Fund (12 checks 003858-003869)      $  33,014.34         
  • CVMS Activity Fund Acct.(2 check 001642-001643)    $    1,147.23         
  • Federal Fund Acct. (1 check (002452)     $   16,681.00
  • Capital Fund (1 checks 001770)    $  14,019.75
  •  General Fund (89 checks 058436-058524)   $   1,385,906.40
  • District Activity AC (9 checks 004626-004534)   $ 5,406.63

        Total       $   1,491,889.19

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0082 dated 06/7/19, scholarship run 3, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 10,162.91

  • General Fund (1 check 058525)        $    9,562.91
  •  District Activity AC (2 checks 004635-004636)    $    600.00

 Total       $   10,162.91

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0083 dated 06/10/19, payroll, authorizing payments in the amount of $  890,479.50

Trust & Agency Acct(8 checks 003932-003939)     $   890,479.50

            Total         $    890,479.50

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0084 dated 06/14 /19, medicare, authorizing payments in the amount of $158,784.77

General Fund (345 checks 058528-058872)       $     158,784.77

                    Total       $ 158,784.77

2.        District Treasurer’s Report              

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Reports for the period May 1, 2019 through May 31, 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

 

3.      Health & Welfare Services Contract

Recommend the Board of Education approve the Health & Welfare Services Contract for the 2018-2019 school year with the Monticello Central School District at a per student cost of $ 713.27. The contract covers two (2) students who are Pine Bush residents attending a non-public school within the Monticello C.D.–for a total contract cost of $ 1,426.54.

(Last year, the total contract paid per student $713.27 for two students, with a contract total of $ 1,426.54).

 

 *****     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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