May 14, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Date: May 14, 2019

Pine Bush CSD Board of Education

Executive Session at District Office  

REGULAR MEETING and BUDGET HEARING at Pine Bush High School

 

Members Present:

  • Gretchen Meier, Acting President
  • Kristin Graessle               
  • Dori Johnson
  • Kristi Kheiralla                                                                                                                 
  • Cara Robertson

 

Members Absent Regular Meeting:

  • Lloyd Greer (attended executive session only)
  • Ross Tompkins (attended executive session only)

 

Others Present:                               

  • Tim Mains, Superintendent of Schools                                                 
  • Donna Geidel, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction                                              
  • Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business                              
  • Deborah June, District Clerk
  • School District Attorney Representation in Executive Session
  • Approximately 99 residents/students/staff members

 

Call to Order

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

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education open the regular meeting at approximately 5:50 PM. (L.Greer,Jr. and R.Tompkins attended exec.session only)

YES – 7     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Consideration of Executive Session at District Office

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education adjourn to executive session at approximately 5:51 PM regarding Attorney/Client Privilege and Negotiated Contract.

YES – 7     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Adjournment of Executive Session

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education adjourn from executive session and returns to regular session at approximately 6:59 PM.

YES – 7     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED  

 

Board Resumes Regular Meeting at Pine Bush HS Cafeteria

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education resume their regular meeting at approximately 7:05 PM.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED (L. Greer, J.r and R. Tompkins not in attendance reg.session.)

 

Welcome and Pledge of Allegiance

Acting President Meier welcomed those in attendance and requested all stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by the Star Spangled Banner by the cast and crew of Newsies -Pine Bush HS .

 

Student Recognition

The Board of Education recognized the cast and crew from the high school performance of Newsies the Musical. Superintendent Tim Mains introduced the Directors in attendance* Tuesday evening and proceeded with a student performance followed by recognition.

Directors

  • Brian Flint, Director/Musical Director
  • Robin Evans* Assistant Director/Choreographer
  • Ralph Wagner* Technical Director/Instrumental Music Coordinator

Cast and Crew

  • Dale Acton
  • James Acton
  • Julia Almeida
  • Eliza Bahrenburg
  • Tiffany Beckford
  • Thomas Brendel
  • Charles Byrd
  • Makenzie Caputo
  • Joseph Caroselli
  • Kristi Cheung
  • Jacob Cohen
  • Gabriel Crawley
  • Niomy Cruz
  • Hannah Damon
  • Brandon Davis
  • Daniella Deckaj
  • Macen DeLesio
  • Allison Demetres
  • Helen Deretchin
  • Gillian Dirr
  • Savannah Donaldson
  • Brandon Davis
  • Becky Drumm
  • Nicholas Dziewiecki
  • Amanda Eagan
  • Jack Gandolfini
  • Katie May Gang
  • Anastacia Gelman
  • Maia Gonzalez
  • Dylana Gutierrez
  • Skye Hall
  • Jeremy Henry
  • Emily Herbert
  • Brooke Hornbeck
  • Chloe Ingrassia
  • Robyn Jones
  • Ronald Kelson
  • Tierney Kerrigan
  • Melissa Lauterborn
  • Julianne Lee
  • Donovan Long
  • Nicholas Lopez
  • Danielle Lovelace
  • Salvatore Maccarello
  • Cora Maguffin
  • Andrew Maloy
  • Julia Mance
  • Alec Martin
  • Zackary Massa
  • Charlotte McCartney-Tamburello
  • Kaitlyn McKelvey
  • Jewelina Medina
  • Gregory Michaels
  • Isaias Miranda
  • Lauren Moccio
  • Miles Moliterni
  • Daniel Mondelli
  • Brian Moran
  • Toni-Ann Morton
  • Courtney Palmer
  • Ashley Parkes
  • Derek Perez
  • Jowey Pierre-Francois
  • Alexa Pishtey
  • Catherine Polakowski
  • Trinity Rhodes
  • Kameron Rifflard
  • Joshua Riggs
  • Julia Rooney
  • Raquel Ruiz
  • Lauren Russell
  • Jonnathan Ryes
  • Isabella Sapio
  • Nicole Sarvis
  • Katherine Sassi
  • Leah Scherdin
  • Marc Schomber
  • Madison Schultz
  • Eve Schwacke
  • Elijah Serrano
  • Aimee Shalders
  • Makayla Sierpinski
  • Joseph Skoufis
  • Deanna Smutek
  • Catherine Solis
  • Haley Sullivan
  • Layne Sullivan
  • Oliver Terranova
  • Tatum Terwilliger
  • Stephen Thompson
  • Meghan Truex
  • Gillian Valdez
  • Megan Vinella
  • Griffin VonDeben
  • Michael Voytko
  • Olivia Whittle
  • Kristi Zelonis

 

School Budget Hearing (Proposed 2019-2020 Budget and Introduction of Candidates)

Presentation: School Budget Hearing – Proposed 2019-2020 School District Budget

Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Superintendent Tim Mains provided a PowerPoint presentation for Tuesday’s School Budget Hearing. The Proposed 2019-2020 budget materials, were available for the public at the meeting. Additionally, in accordance with Education Law, the Line Item Budget (including the Property Tax Report Card, School Academic Report Cards, District’s Fiscal Accountability Summary, Salary Disclosure Notice, and Exemption Report for Taxing Jurisdictions) is available in every building, as well as, district office. The Line Item Budget and Property Tax Report Card can also be viewed on the district website.

 

Some of the highlights of the presentation included the following:

FINAL PROPOSED BUDGET GOALS

  • Maintain the strong educational standards of Pine Bush within our legal financial constraints;
  • Address the ever evolving state standards;
  • Maintain or lower current class sizes;
  • Begin expansion of Foreign Language in grade 7;
  • Continue our efforts to minimize out of district special education placements by expanding in-district offerings;
  • Offer other curricular and extracurricular opportunities for our students.

 

CHANGES FOR THE 2019-2020 BUDGET

  • Reduction of 2 Elementary Teachers due to enrollment;
  • Addition of 1 ENL Teacher – CVMS;
  • Addition of 1 SE/Work Study (CDOS) Teacher – PBHS;
  • Addition of 1 Instructional Technologist – District;
  • Addition of .5 PE Teacher – PAK;
  • Addition of .3 Art Teacher – CRSP;
  • Addition of Counseling team leader;
  • Addition of 6 club advisors – PBHS;
  • Addition of 4 clubs – Elementary Schools;
  •  Addition of 1 club – CVMS;
  • Addition of 1 new summer academy – Middle Schools;
  • Addition of 1 AP computer science 6th per. – PBHS;
  • Addition of Girl’s Golf – PBHS;
  • Addition of Big Brothers/Sisters – PBHS, CRSP, PBE ;
  • Materials for a new K-2 SEL program – District;
  • Creation of a K-2 Castle program – PBE;
  •  Includes 4-6 students back from BOCES; 1 Teacher;     
  • 2 T/A’s; 1 Behavioral Specialist;
  • 1 Assistant Director of Special Programs;
  • Expand Foreign Language half time – Grade 7, includes 2 Spanish Teachers; stipends to potentially offer 4 teachers to do 6th period for band and chorus; additional materials.

 

CHANGE FROM PRIOR YEAR BUDGET

  • 2018-2019 Approved Budget, $116,178,996
  • 2019-2020 Proposed Budget, $118,775,551
  • Dollar Change, $ 2,596,555
  • Percentage Change, 2.23 %

 

THE PRESENTATION CONTINUED WITH A REVIEW OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • State Aid and Taxes at % of Budget;
  • Budget Support from State Aid;
  • Budget to Budget Comparison;
  • Proposed Budget Breakdown Comparison 2018-19 to 2019-2020;
  • 2019-2020 Property Tax Report Card

 

Inclusion, the voters were reminded on the Vote Election on May 21, 2019, polls open from 6 AM to 9 PM at the following locations:

Where to Vote:

  • Walker Valley Fire House

For residents of Gardner and Shawangunk

 

  • Pine Bush Fire House (Station 1) Formerly PB High School

For residents of Crawford and Montgomery                      

 

  • Circleville Evangelical Presbyterian Church Formerly Circleville Elementary

For residents of Mt. Hope and Wallkill

Town of Mamakating Park in Bloomingburg

For Residents of Mamakating

 

Superintendent Mains and Assistant Superintendent Pacella were thanked for the presentation. At which time, the floor was open to the public for questions and answers.

Questions & Answers Period on Budget (Public Participation)   

Following the budget presentation, the meeting was open for public comments/questions on the proposed budget.

Some of the following comments/questions/concerns were offered:

  • Several students, residents, and former employee offered comments of concern pertaining to the usage of the proposed Turf Field and district position. The comments were specific to allowing Field Hockey the same opportunity to play on the Turf Field. Comments addressed by Supt.Mains.
  • Resident offered comments re the following: Great job, continuing with demographic study; current positions; acceptable #’s per classroom; keeping debt down; staying within State Aid provisions. Comments addressed.
  • BOE member offered comment pertaining to management and scheduling of games for multiple teams using Turf Field.

 

Introduction of Candidates /Personal Statements

It was announced that three (3) members to the Board of Education at large for three-year terms will be elected at the Annual Budget Vote and School Board Election held on May 21, 2019. The terms of office for the three (3) seats that will be available (due to the expiration of terms of office of Lloyd Greer, Jr., Dori Johnson and Gretchen Meier as of June 30, 2019) are for three years commencing July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022.

Superintendent Tim Mains introduced the school board candidates. Each candidate was provided approximately three (3) minutes to present their personal statement regarding their candidacy. [Copies of the candidate bio page (which is included in the district budget newsletter) was available on Tuesday evening.]

Introduction of Candidates        

The candidates were introduced in the order their names will appear on the May 21st ballot as determined by the drawing that was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 (the day following the deadline for the submission of petitions):          

  • Dori Johnson
  • Matthew Watkins
  • Gretchen Meier
  • Erik Buckley
  • Jillian Caci
  • Nancy Vinella                                                                                                

(No questions were addressed to the candidates)

 

Approval of Minutes

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education approve the minutes from the April 23, 2019 special meeting/board retreat and the April 25, 2019 regular meeting as submitted by the District Clerk.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent

Consent Agenda

MOVED by Trustee Robertson, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education approve the following Consent Agenda and addition to the Consent Agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools:

 

Resignations

Administrative

  • Christopher Mummery, resignation, from his position as a High School Assistant Principal-12 Month, (to resume his position as an Assistant Principal-12 Month at Crispell MS), effective at the close of business June 30, 2019.

 

Non-Instructional

  • Donna Schneider, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a 7.0 hours/day Assistant Cook, effective at the close of business June 30, 2019.  
  • Marcy Crocco, resignation, for the purpose of retirement, from her position as a  7.0 hours/day School Monitor, effective at the close of business April 29, 2019.  

 

Leave of Absence

Instructional

  • Awilda Echevarria, unpaid leave of absence from her position as a 6.0 hours/day Teaching Assistant, effective April 23, 2019 through May 22, 2019.  

 

Appointments

Non-Instructional

  • James Pritt, increase in hours to a 3.5 hours/day (from 3.0 hours/day) in his position of Food Service Helper, effective May 15, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated).
  • Tara Rich, probationary appointment of to a 3.5 hours/day position of Food Service Helper, effective May 15, 2019, salary as per contract (pro-rated).

 

Remedial After School Program – Regents Boot Camp / Physical Education                         

Board approval for the temporary appointment of the following instructional staff for (shared position) .75 hours/day, Monday – Thursday (2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m), for Regents Boot Camp at Pine Bush High School in the 2018-2019 school year, effective Monday, June 10, 2019 through Thursday, June 13, 2019, and Monday, June 17, 2019, salary at the rate of $35/hour.         

Pine Bush High School

  • Matthew Boffalo
  • Jennifer Evans
  • Kathy Haller
  • Michael Mancuso
  • John Scesa                   

Bilingual Translator

Board approval for the appointment of the following individual as a Bilingual Translator, effective May 6, 2019:

  • Marguerita Ramirez

 

Per Diem Substitutes

Board approval for the appointment of the following individuals as per diem substitutes effective May 15, 2019 (or as noted) at board approved per diem substitute rates:

  • Bonnie DelBianco
  • Megan Gillman
  • Mary Taylor

 

Designation of Poll Workers/Inspectors

Designation of the following individuals, to date, working as table inspectors (poll workers) or machine Inspectors for the May 21, 2019 Annual District Meeting (Budget Vote and Election of Board Members) to include any preparation vote meetings /subsequent meetings (pre-vote mtg. May 15, 2019), effective May 14, 2019:

  • Dawn Drumm
  • Robin Lowrie-Gouldborne
  • Ashley Gunderson
  • Sandra Tooker

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval CSE/CPSE  Placement Recommendations  

MOVED by Trustee Graessle, second by Trustee Johnson, that 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 Kristin Graessle.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Presentation: Unified Arts Curriculum Update

Donna Geidel, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction provided a Unified Arts Curriculum Update PowerPoint presentation. Hard copies were available for all.

Some of the highlights of the presentation included the following:

PLANNING PROCESS

  • October 2018:  The Strategic Plan was presented at a Cabinet Meeting;
  • November 21, 2018 Superintendent’s Conference Day:  The Strategic Plan was introduced to all teachers;
  • December 2018 Cabinet Meeting:  Cabinet Members volunteered to participate in sub-committees to support the Strategic Plan (Michael Gillespie, Amy Brockner, Eric Winter and Kristin Slover);
  • January 2018:  The UA Sub-Committee met several times to research formats of Curriculum Maps developed by several other districts (Somer, Glens Falls, and Central Islip) that had the components PBCSD was looking for.

 

THE ACTION PLAN

  • December 2018: The UA Sub-Committee presented their top choice of a framework to Donna Geidel- all UA’s will use the same framework;
  • January 2019:  Donna Geidel met with the Department leaders (Music–Brian Flint, Art–Diane Trad and Physical Education–Mike Gillespie) to develop the Philosophy and Introduction to the new PBCSD Unified Arts Curriculum Maps;
  • February Department Meeting:  Donna Geidel and Department Chairs introduced the Philosophy, Introductions and Frameworks to all department teachers;
  • February-May 2019:  Brian Flint, Diane Trad and Mike Gillespie conducted half or full day planning sessions with teachers at each level to map out the following components for the school year:  Main/General Topic, Standards, Essential Questions, What the Students Will Know or Be Able to Do, Learning Targets, Timeframe, and Assessments.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPT.

  • Spring 2018:  Provided NYS AHPHERD (NYS Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance)  Professional Development regarding National and NYS Standards and how they support instruction, lesson planning and assessment;
  • Fall 2018:  Mike Gillespie provided further review and PD during Department Meetings
  • February 2019:  Donna Geidel collaborated with Mike Gillespie and the Physical Education teachers to develop a standardized lesson plan and introduce the framework;
  • March 2019:  Curriculum Maps are separated into the following levels:  K-2, 3-5, 6-8, HS Years A and B (due to the way PE students are scheduled at the HS);
  • Spring 2019:  Mike Gillespie had several planning days with the different levels to revise the framework and establish the scope and sequence of the curriculum content for each level;
  • April 2019:  District purchased SPARK Curriculum resources that include manuals, music (CD’s, rubrics, assessments  and online resources) to support the framework.

 

MUSIC DEPT.

  • March 2019 Department Meetings:  Brian Flint reviews the NYS Standards for the Arts-Music with teachers;
  • March 2019:  Brian Flint and teachers determine the following levels for Curriculum Maps:  General Music (K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Chorus ( 4 & 5), Band (5), General Music (6, 7, 8), Band (6,7, 8), Chorus (6-8), Band (9-12), HS Chorus (9-12), and Music Electives;
  • March-May 2019:  Brian Flint meets with teachers from different levels for half and full day planning sessions to revise the framework and establish the scope and sequence of the curriculum for each level and area.

 

ART DEPT.

  • March 2019:  Diane Trad review the NYS Standards for the Arts-Media Arts and Visual Arts- with teachers;
  • April 2019:  Diane Trad and the Art Department teachers determine the following levels for Curriculum Maps:  General Art (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), Studio in Drawing and Painting (mixed, mostly 10th graders), Advanced Studio in Drawing and Painting (mixed, mostly 11th and 12th graders), AP Studio Art (mostly 12th graders), Ceramics, Advanced Ceramics, Media Arts I and II, Photography and Metals;
  • April -May 2019:  Diane Trad meets with teachers from different levels for half and full day planning sessions to revise the framework and establish the scope and sequence of the curriculum for each level and/or course.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

  • Summer 2019:  All departments revise and edit (allow Summer Curriculum hours if necessary;
  • 2019-2020 School Year:  Implement new Curriculum Maps;
  • Fall (2019) and Winter (2020):  Develop Curriculum Maps for extraneous elective courses.

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, Donna Geidel was thanked for her presentation.

 

Public Participation

Acting President Meier opened the first regular public participation at approx. 8:48 PM requesting no personal references. The following comments/questions/concerns were raised.

  • Resident/educator expressed comments commending the district for their efforts, thanking the board members and commented on the importance of board relationships as role models, as well as, requested future candidates forum (run by PTA) so community is informed.

 

Designation & Disposition of Library Books

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education authorize the disposition library books:

Board designation of Library books as submitted at the request of Lisa Metz, LMS, and John Boyle, Crispell Middle School Principal, as outdated and/or in poor condition, therefore, unusable in accordance with Policy #5250 SUBJECT: Disposition of Surplus Property, and authorizes the disposition of the books submitted under the direction of Michael Pacella, Assistant Superintendent for Business.

(List to be attached to the minutes).      

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Approval of Amended Policies for First Read

  • Amended Policy 7132 – Non-Resident Students
  • Amended Policy 6410 – Staff Acceptable Use Policy

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the following amended polices for a first reading:

  • *Amended Policy 7132 – Non Resident Students
  •  *Amended Policy 6410 –Staff Acceptable Use Policy, noting newly amended policy 6410 entitled Staff Acceptable Use Policy will replace current policy 6410 entitled Staff Use of Computerized Information Resources and policy 6411 entitled Use of Email in the School District.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

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

Upcoming board meetings and events announced Tuesday evening:

The start time for the regular sessions of our board meetings – 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Board Meetings:             

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7:00 PM Circleville Middle School

Recognition of Tenure Recipients

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 7:00 PM Pine Bush High School

Recognition of Scholar Athletes

 

Other Important Dates

ANNUAL MEETING: – Budget Vote & Election of Board of Education Members

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Polling Sites:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – Polls Open 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM

  •  ELECTION DISTRICT NO. 1: Walker Valley Fire House

 (Residents of the Towns of Gardiner and Shawangunk)

 (Address: 3679 State Route 52, Walker Valley, NY   12588)

  •  ELECTION DISTRICT NO. 2: Pine Bush Fire House (Station 1) (previously Pine Bush HS)

(Residents of the Towns of Crawford and Montgomery)

(Address: 2405 State Route 52, Pine Bush, NY   12566)

  • ELECTION DISTRICT NO. 3: Circleville Evangelical Presbyterian Church (previously Circleville Elementary)

 (Residents of the Towns of Mt. Hope and Wallkill)

(Address: 890 Goshen Turnpike, Circleville, NY   10919)

  • ELECTION DISTRICT NO. 4: Town of Mamakating Park in Bloomingburg

(Residents of the Town of Mamakating)

(Address: 27-29 Mamakating Rd. Bloomingburg, NY   12721)

 

  • Pine Bush Teachers’ Association Scholarship Awards Dinner

                Wed., May 15, 2019, 5:30 PM at Eagle’s Nest, Bloomingburg, NY

 

  • Outstanding Student Recognition Dinner

                Wed., May 29, 5:30 PM at Kuhls Highland House, Middletown, NY

 

  • PBHS Top 30 Senior Recognition

                Changed to Thursday, May 30, 2019, 5:00 PM in PBHS Library

 

  • PBHS Senior Scholarship Awards Ceremony

                Changed to Thursday, May 30, 2019, 6:00 PM in PBHS Auditorium

 

  • F.A.M.E Senior Recital & Awards Ceremony

Changed to Monday, June 3, 2019, 6:00 PM, PBHS

  • Finance Academy Dinner, Monday June 3, 2019, 6:00 PM Eagles Nest

                (Please RSVP to Debbie or Jayna if you would like to attend)

 

  • Crispell National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 7:00 PM, Crispell Middle School

 

  • OCSBA Annual Meeting & Dinner, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

                At Hickory Hill Golf Course, Warwick, NY 

                *Guest Speaker Inaudy Esposito, Exec. Director, Orange County Human Right Commission

                *Educational Leadership – Focus on Diversity & Inclusiveness

                *Regular Business Adoption of 2019-20 OCSBA Budget/and Officers

                *Recognition of Retiring Board Members

 

  • CVMS National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 7:00 PM, CVMS

 

Upcoming Spring Concerts

  • PBHS: Concert I, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7:00 PM
  • PBHS: Concert II, Thursday, May 16, 2019, 7:00 PM
  • CES: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
  • Crispell: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Gr.6, 6PM, Gr7/8, 7:30 PM
  • PAK: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7:00 PM, CVMS

 

  • PBTA Retirement Dinner

Friday, June 7, 2019, 6:00 PM at The Fountains at Wallkill Golf Club

 

Current Moving Up Day Schedule:

  • PBE Moving Up Ceremony

Friday, June 14, 2019, 9:45 AM at PBHS

  • PAK Moving Up Ceremony

Friday, June 21, 2019, 9:30 AM at CVMS Auditorium

  • EJR Moving Up Ceremony

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 10:00 AM at EJR

  • CES Moving Up Ceremony

Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:30 AM at CES

  • CVMS Moving Up Ceremony

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 8:15 AM at CVMS

  • Crispell Moving Up Ceremony

Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 12:00 noon, PBHS

 

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 (severe inclement weather – Sat. AM, time tbd)

All Night Graduation Party

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

Additional notation: Relay for Life believed to be held on June 8th – not sponsored by the district.

 

Business & Finance

Claim Auditor’s Reports

MOVED by Trustee Kheiralla, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following Claims Auditor’s Reports as submitted: 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0066 dated 4/12/2019 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 870,998.96

  • Cafeteria Fund (12 checks 004835-004846)      $   40,021.94
  • Crispell SAF (2 checks 002285-002286)   $  685.00         
  • HS Activity Fund (11 checks 003805-003815) $  18,380.76  
  • CVMS Activity Fund (1 check 00001641) $  3,246.66
  • Federal Fund (5 checks 002438-002442)  $  775.94
  • General Fund (100 checks 057794-057893)   $  731,950.94
  • District Activity AC (15 checks 004525-004539)     $  75,937.72

                                       Total    $   870,998.96 

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0067 payroll dated 04/25/2019 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,113,302.43

  • Trust & Agency Acct. (16 checks 003893-003908)  $    1,113,302.43

                                       Total     $    1,113,302.43

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0068 dated 4/26/2019 check run authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,577,202.99

  • Cafeteria Fund (3 checks 004847-004849)     $    16,036.20
  • Crispell SAF (3 checks 002287-002289)   $  919.54         
  • HS Activity Fund (8 checks 003816-003823)   $  17,215.11 
  • Federal Fund (3 checks 002443-002445)    $  2,575.60
  • Capital Fund (2 checks 001764-001765)   $   15,507.81
  • General Fund (74 checks 057897-057970)   $  1,514,745.20
  • District Activity AC (9 checks 004540-004548)  $   10,203.53

                     Total        $   1,577,202.99

 

 Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0069 Void and Reissues dated 02/25/2019- authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,402.32

  • HS Activity Fund (1 check 003824)   $   150.00
  • General Fund (7 checks 057036-0570972)    $   1,252.32

                        Total          $    1,402.32

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

 

Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Internal Auditors’ Report 2018-2019 Risk Assessment Report and Revised District Response

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education, as per the recommendation of the District’s Audit Committee, acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the 2018-2019 Risk Assessment Report and as submitted by RBT CPAs, LLP, and revised District Response, (to include the next area of focus for 2019-2020 Central Receiving).

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call

K. Graessle         Yes         K. Kheiralla          Yes

D.Johnson           Yes         G. Meier              Yes

C.Robertson       Yes

 

Annual Approval of Amended Audit Committee Charter

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Kheiralla, that the Board of Education approve the Audit Committee Charter (2018-2019) as submitted and amended to align with NYS Law, as recommended by the Audit Committee per their annual review on April 29, 2019.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call

K. Graessle         Yes         K. Kheiralla          Yes

D.Johnson           Yes         G. Meier              Yes

C.Robertson       Yes

 

Approval to Authorize Funding –Terms & Conditions of Employment – Administrators Association

MOVED by Trustee Kheiralla, second by Trustee Johnson, that the Board of Education authorize the funding of the Terms and Conditions of Employment between the Pine Bush Central School District and the Pine Bush Administrators’ Association, Empire State Supervisors and Administrators Association, noting the contract covers a four-year period, July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2023.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

Roll Call

K. Kheirall            a              Yes         D. Johnson      Yes

G. Meier              Yes         K. Graessle      Yes

C. Robertson      Yes

 

Public Participation

Acting President Meier opened the second public participation at approx. 9:08 PM requesting no personal references. No comments/questions/concerns were raised.

 

Consideration of Executive Session

Hearing no matters for executive session, Acting President Meier called for a motion for adjournment.

 

Adjournment

MOVED by Trustee Johnson, second by Trustee Robertson, that the Board of 

Education adjourn the meeting, noting the time at approx. 9:10 PM.

YES – 5     NO – 0    MOTION CARRIED

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Deborah A. June, District Clerk

Pine Bush CSD

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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