Sept. 11, 2018 Agenda

PINE BUSH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

 Administration                                                                                                                       

Tim O. Mains, Superintendent of Schools                                                            

Donna Geidel, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction                                      

Michael Pacella,  Assistant Superintendent for Business                                    

Board of Education

Lloyd Greer, Jr., President

Gretchen Meier, Vice President

Kristin Graessle 

Dori Johnson

Kristi Kheiralla

Cara Robertson  

Ross Tompkins

BOARD OF EDUCATION                                                                                                     

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Pine Bush HS

Consideration of Executive Session           6:30 p.m.

Recognition                      6:45 p.m.

Regular Session                            7:00 p.m.                                                                                           

AGENDA

I. Call to Order       6:30  p.m.

Consideration of Executive Session     6:30  p.m.

Discussion re: Litigation

Anticipate Reconvening – Recognition    6:45 p.m.

Regular   7:00 p.m.

II.  Student Recognition

III. Approval of Minutes

IV.  Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.  Consent Agenda

2.  Approval of Town of Crawford SRO Agreement

3.  CSE/CPSE Recommendations 

4.  Approval of Participation in Personalized Learning cohort

5. Presentation: Opening of School 2018-2019                

6.  Presentation: Pine Bush High School Summer Academy Program

7.  Presentation: Secondary Summer School Report (PBHS)

8.  Presentation: Human Rights Academy                                                                              

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

9.  Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Grant

10.  Designation / Disposition of Surplus Text and Instructional Materials      

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

 V. Business & Finance

  1.  Claims Auditor’s Reports

  2. District Treasurer’s Report/Cash Flow

  3.  Authorize Funding / Capital Reserve Fund

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

  VI.  Consideration of Executive Session

 VII.  Adjournment

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – September 11, 2018

AGENDA

I.   Call to Order

 AGENDA

Call to Order                                                                                                        6:30  p.m.

Consideration of Executive Session                                                          6:30  p.m.

Discussion re: Litigation

Anticipate Reconvening – Recognition / Regular Session      6:45 p.m./7:00 p.m.

II.  Student Recognition

The Board of Education will recognize the following students for achieving a score of 5 on their AP Exams during the 2017-2018 school year:   

2017-2018 Grade 12 (Graduate) AP US Government and Politics              

Colleen Baer

2017-2018 Grade 11, AP US History         

Connor Boughner           

Carly Capote

Abigail Carpenter

Gabrielle Conklin           

Christopher Gibson

Nora Hines

Danielle Lovelace

Erika Perkins

Marley Tice

Kristi Zelonis

2017-2018 Grade 10, AP European History

Dylan Cline-Larsen

Trent Cline-Larsen

Collin Dituro

Cedric Raber

John Torpy

2017-2018 Grade 12 (Graduate) AP English Literature and Composition

Colleen Baer

2017-2018 Grade 11  AP English Language and Composition

Aidan Alwang

Tiffany Beckford

Erika Perkins

Patrick White

Kristi Zelonis

2017-2018 AP Biology

Alezandra Saccoccio (Gr.11)

2017-2018 AP Chemistry

Kiyan Hocek(Gr.11)

James Koch(Gr. 12 Graduate)

2017-2018 AP Environmental Science

Colleen Baer (Gr. 12 Graduate)

Finian Brown (Gr.11)

Mya Karinchak (Gr.11)

2017-2018 AP Physics

Kiyan Hocek (Gr. 12)

2017-2018 Grade 12 (Graduate) AP Calculus A   

James Koch

III.  Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes of the August 20, 2018 and August 21, 2018 board meetings 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 revised consent agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools (INCLUDED ON WEBSITE)

2.  Approval of Town of Crawford SRO Agreement

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Superintendent is authorized to execute an agreement with the Town of Crawford for the purpose of facilitation and implementation of the  School Resources Officer program  for the 2018-2019 school year, in accordance with the agreement on file with the District Clerk.

Date: September 11, 2018

3. Approval of CSE & CPSE Placement Recommendations

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the Committee on Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education placement recommendations as submitted by the CSE & CPSE Chairpersons, and reviewed by Trustee Graessle.

4.   Approval of Participation in Personalized Learning Cohort

The Board of Education is asked to approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush Central School District affirms its continued participation in the National Cohort of Schools committed to implementing Personalized Learning, and be it further resolved that the Superintendent of Schools is authorized to affirm our commitment.       

Date: September 11, 2018           

5.  Presentation: Opening of School 2018-2019

 Superintendent Tim Mains will provide a brief overview of our opening week.

6.  Presentation: High School Academy Program

Assistant Principal Brian Lynn (and staff) will present a report on the 2018-2019 Academy Program.

7.  Presentation: Secondary Summer School Report (PBHS)

Brian Miros, Summer School Administrator, will present a report on Secondary Summer School A PowerPoint will be provided.

8.  Presentation: Human Rights Academy

John Tobin will present on our Human Rights Academy. A PowerPoint will be provided.

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

9.  Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Grant

Recommend the Board of Education accept two grants on behalf of Orange and Rockland Utilities to support STEM in our elementary buildings, awarded as follows:

Suzanne Schwartz  $980.00 for Pakanasink Elementary School

Darcy Kocsis   $996.00 for Pine Bush Elementary School     

10.  Designation & Disposition of Surplus Text Books and Instructional Materials

Recommend the Board of Education designate and approve disposition of the following surplus text books and instructional materials.

  • Text books and instructional materials as submitted at the request of Eric Winter, Pine Bush Elementary 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).
  • Text books and instructional materials as submitted at the request of Lisa Hankinson, Circleville 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).

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

Our upcoming board meetings and events should 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, September 25, 2018, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School

Other District Meetings:

  • Monday, September 24, 2018, 5:30 PM at District Office Audit Committee Mtg. 

Upcoming Events:

Dictionary Presentations by Wallkill East Rotary at Elementary Schools:

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018:  9:20 a.m. to EJR followed by PBE at approx. 10:00
  • Friday, September 21, 2018:  CES at 10:00 a.m. followed by PAK beginning by 10:40

V.  Business & Finance

1.  Claims 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 # 0009 dated 8/9/2018 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $201,257.78

Trust & Agency Acct. (3 checks 003715-003717)  $  201,257.78

Total    $  201,257.78

 

*Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0010, dated 8/14/2018 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 923,818.78

 Cafeteria Fund (8 checks 004636-004643)  $  26,530.29

 HS Activity Fund  (1 check 003685)  11,080.49

Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)   10,080.52

Federal Fund (7 checks 002363-002369)    155,719.25                                         

General Fund (133 checks 054244- 054376)   720,408.23

Total          $   923,818.78

 

*Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0011 dated 8/23/2018 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $200,832.94

Trust & Agency Acct. (4 checks 003718-003721)    $  200,832.94

Total          $  200,832.94

 

2.   District Treasurer’s Report

 Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Report for the periods of July 1, 2018 through July 31, 2018 .

  • 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.     Authorize Funding / Capital Reserve Fund

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Pine Bush CSD Board of Education authorize the transfer of $7,500,000 from available Fund Balance to the Capital Reserve Fund (established fund per voter approval on May 15, 2018) effective June 30, 2018, and further authorizes the Superintendent of Schools and/or Board President to sign all applicable documents.

Date: September 11, 2018        

        *****     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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