May 12, 2020 Agenda

PINE BUSH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, televised live at District Office via Goggle Meet Hangouts
(Meeting is Closed to the Public Due to State of Emergency)

Consideration of Executive Session 6:00 p.m.

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

AGENDA

I. Call to Order    6:00 p.m.

Consideration of Executive Session 6:00 p.m.

Discussion re: Legal Matters, Superintendent’s Contract, and Personnel Matter

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session   7:00 p.m.

II. Approval of Minutes

III. Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of School

  1. Consent Agenda
  2. CSE/CPSE Placement Recommendation
  3. Approval of Settlement Agreement
  4. Presentation: NYS and Federal Budget Impact
  5. Presentation: Final Budget Segment for 2020-2021
    Presentation of Final Proposed 2020-2021 Budget
    Board Feedback regarding Proposed Budget
  6. 2020-2021 Budget Adoption and Approval of Wording for June 9, 2020 Ballot
  7. B.O.E. Approval of Property Tax Report Card 2020-2021
  8. Approval of New Policy 5676 for First Reading
  9. Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation
  10. Upcoming Board Meetings, Events / Old, New Business / Updates

* Update: Census 2020

IV. Business & Finance

  1. Claims Auditor’s Reports
  2. Health & Welfare Services Contract

 

V. Consideration of Executive Session

VI. Adjournment

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – May 12, 2020
AGENDA

I. Call to Order 6:00 p.m.

Consideration of Executive Session 6:00 p.m.

Discussion re: Legal Matters, Superintendent’s Contract, and Personnel Matter

Anticipate Reconvening Regular Session 7:00 p.m.

II. Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes from the April 28, 2020 regular board meeting.

III. 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 Johnson.

3. Approval of Settlement Agreement

Recommend the Pine Bush CSD Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that all claims regarding an Impartial Hearing brought by the Parents of Student No. 5122020, be resolved in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Stipulation to be entered into between the Board and the Parents, in a form satisfactory to the District’s attorney.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to execute the aforementioned Stipulation.
Date: May 12, 2020

4. Presentation: NYS and Federal Budget Impact

Superintendent Tim Mains will provide a PowerPoint regarding the changes in NYS aid, possible stimulus help from the Federal Government, and the potential impact on Pine Bush Central School District.

5. Presentation: Final Budget Segment for 2020-2021

Presentation of Final Proposed 2020-2021 Budget

Board Feedback regarding Proposed Budget

Superintendent Tim Mains and Assistant Superintendent for Business, Michael Pacella, will present to the Pine Bush CSD Board of Education the Final Proposed 2020-2021 Budget, followed by feedback from
the Board of Education.

6. B.O.E. Budget Adoption and Approval of Wording for June 9, 2020 Ballot

The Pine Bush CSD Board of Education will be asked to approve the 2020-2021 budget for adoption and approve the following wording of the proposition to be presented to voters on June 9, 2020:

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.
(ROLL CALL VOTE SHOULD BE TAKEN)

7. B.O.E. Approval of Property Tax Report Card 2020-2021

The Pine Bush CSD Board of Education will be asked to approve the 2020-2021 Property Tax Report Card, based on the approved budget as submitted, with the adoption of the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush Central School District Board of Education approve the 2020-2021 Property Tax Report Card as submitted, in the amount of $61,604,219.
(ROLL CALL VOTE SHOULD BE TAKEN)

8. Approval of New Policy 5676 for First Reading

Recommend the Board of Education approve New Policy 5676 for first reading:

Policy 5676 – Privacy and Security for Student Data and Teacher and Principal Data

9. Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of a historical Document / Special Meeting Announcement from the Commissioner of NYS Education dated August 1, 1962, from an anonymous donor.

10. 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.

Any changes will be posted on our District Website.

Regular Board Meeting and School Budget Hearing:

  • Tuesday, May 26 7:00 PM (Due to the State of Emergency– meeting will be closed to public and live televised at District Office)

Other Important Information

Annual School District Budget Vote and Election of Board Members on June 9, 2020 by Absentee Ballot only (no in person voting):

All qualified voters in the Pine Bush CSD are eligible to receive an absentee ballot. Those who have registered to vote with the County Board of Elections or personally registered with the school district are already on the list to automatically receive an absentee ballot.
A qualified voter must be 18 years of age by June 9th, live in the district for at least 30 days, be a citizen of the United States, and not be otherwise ineligible to vote under Election Law Section 5-106. If you are a qualified voter and have not already registered to vote with the County Board of Elections or personally registered with the school district, and would like to receive an absentee
ballot, please complete the form found on the district website www.pinebushschools.org and return as indicated.

Old/New Business/Updates

Update: Census 2020

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 #0069 dated 02/25/20-4/23/20 void and reissue authorizing payments in the amount of $ 2,310.08

  • HS Activity Fund (2 checks 004006-004013) $ 477.00
  • General Fund (8 checks 062457-063151) 1,833.08

Total $ 2,310.08

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0070 dated 4/30/20 check run authorizing payments In the amount of $ 1,315,808.61

  • Cafeteria Fund (2 checks 005167-005168) $ 592.22
  • HS Activity Fund (1 check 004023) 2,320.00
  • Capital Fund (2 checks 001809-001810) 373,596.56
  • General Fund (126 checks 063152-063277) 931,545.83
  • District Activity AC (103 checks 004762-004864) 7,754.00

Total $ 1,315,808.61

2. Health & Welfare Services Contract

Recommend the Board of Education approve the Health & Welfare Services Contract for the 2019-2020 school year with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District at a per student cost of $ 865.84.
The contract covers 3 students who are Pine Bush residents attending a non-public school within the Newburgh Enlarged City School District for a total contract cost of $2,597.52 (3 students have been verified.)

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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