Sept. 22, 2020 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING/PUBLIC HEARING    REVISED

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Circleville Middle School    6:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session   /Board Retreat (Library)  6:00 PM    

Anticipated Reconvening to Recognition/Regular Session   6:45 PM/7:00 PM

This meeting can be viewed live stream at www.pinebushschools.org)  

AGENDA

I.     Call to Order                                       5:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session              6:00 PM

RE: Personnel Matter

RE: Board Retreat

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

 

II.      Recognition

  • NYSSBA Champions of Change
  • CVMS Media Club

 

III.   Public Hearing 

  • Public Comment Segment – District-wide School Safety Plan

 

IV.          Approval of Minutes

 

V.            Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.   Consent Agenda (inclusive of Tenure Recipient Recognition)

2.  CSE and CPSE Placement Recommendations      

3.  Presentation: Superintendent’s Update – Return to Learn

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

4.   Acknowledge and Acceptance of MOA with the Pine Bush Administrators’ Association

5.  Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

6.  Approval of Revised Board Policy Manual for Second Reading and Adoption

7.   Upcoming Board Meetings, Events and Updates

          Old New–Business

  • REVIEW: NYSSBA Amendments and Rebuttals to Proposed Resolutions

 

VI.     Business & Finance

1.   Claims Auditor’s Reports

2.  District Treasurer’s Report

 

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

 

VII.    Consideration of Executive Session

 

VIII.     Adjournment  

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – September 22, 2020 

AGENDA

I.       Call to Order                                                                                                  6:00 PM

        Consideration of Executive Session (Library)                                6:00 PM

        RE: Personnel Matter

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

 

II.       Recognition

  • NYSSBA Champions of Change
  • CVMS Media Club

The Board of Education and NYSSBA will recognize the following CVMS Students (and their advisor) per the NYSSBA program Champions of Change. These students were involved with the district’s Media Club and a part of creating our 2019 “Start with Hello” Video, (They worked on the script, were in the video asking questions, answering questions or doing skits, helped during filming, were videographers, as well as video editors). The individuals are as follows:

Media Club Advisor: Anna Stroynick

Currently in Grade 7 for the 2020-2021 School Year

  • Jessica Mann
  • Hailey Mejia Monroy
  • MaryRose Moran
  • Mahek Multani
  • Dev Patel
  • Nina Persaud
  • Leeya Santa
  • Julia Tanner

 

Currently in Grade 8 for the 2020-2021 School Year

  • Arianna Arroyo
  • Felicity Gonzalez
  • Jabaria Peartree
  • Angalina Price
  • Aryanna Randall
  • Manuel Villanueva

 

Currently in Grade 9 (high school) for the 2020-2021 School Year

  • Jason Jervis, Jr.
  • Esther Joseph
  • Angel Leor Lagatao
  • Laurena Narkaj
  • Gissel Praino
  • Dorian Ramirez
  • Arianna Toro
  • Zalaya Williams

 

III.      Public Hearing — District-wide School Safety Plan

Superintendent Tim Mains will provide a brief overview of the District-wide School Safety Plan presented to the Board of Education for approval. At the conclusion of the review, the floor will be open to the public for comments and questions.

  • Public Comment Segment – District-wide School Safety Plan

 

IV.          Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes from the September 8, 2020 regular board meeting, as submitted by the District Clerk.        

 

V.            Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.            Consent Agenda (inclusive of Tenure Recipient Recognition)

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the following Consent Agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools and recognize tenure recipients: ON WEBSITE

 

2.            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 Robertson.

 

3.            Presentation:  Superintendent’s Update – Return to Learn

Superintendent Tim Mains will provide a Return to Learn update.

 

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

 

4.            Acknowledge and Acceptance of MOA with the Pine Bush Administrators’ Association

  • Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

 

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education (“Board”) of the Pine Bush Central School District (“District”) does hereby acknowledge and accept the Memorandum of Agreement (associated with health insurance in retirement) between the District and the Pine Bush Administrators’ Association (“PBAA” ) dated September 18, 2020,  as attached hereto; and

         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board acknowledges that the Superintendent is appropriate to Execute said agreement Between the District and the PBAA pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement on file with the District Clerk.

                Date: September 22, 2020

 

5.            Acknowledge Receipt and Acceptance of Donation

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of a donation on behalf of Beck’s Hardware of Pine Bush, NY (in partnership with the True Value Foundation) consisting of PPE supplies that include masks, sanitizer, hand soap and spray bottles for distribution district-wide.

 

6.            Approval of Revised Board Policy Manual for Second Reading and Adoption

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the updated Board Policy Manual as submitted by Erie 1 BOCES in its entirety for the Second Reading and Adoption.

 

7.            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, October 13, 2020, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High School

(also available by live stream via link at www.pinebushschools.org)

 

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School

 (also available by live stream via link at www.pinebushschools.org)

 

Other District Meetings:

  • October 5, 2020, 5:30 PM at District Office Audit Committee Mtg.
  • NYSSBA Annual Education Convention 2020 – Virtual Two Week Event

The virtual convention will be held over a two-week period, October 20-22 and October 27-29, 2020. The Annual Business Meeting will be held on October 31, 2020. Please advise Debbie June or Jayna McAteer (asap) if you plan to attend.

 

Old/New Business

REVIEW: NYSSBA Amendments and Rebuttals to Proposed Resolutions

 

VI.          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 #0013 dated 8/25/2020 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 209,757.72

  • Trust and Agency (4 checks (004197-004200)        $       209,757.72

$    209,757.72

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0014 dated 9/4/20 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 2,596,185.61

  • Cafeteria Fund (13 checks 005381-005393)        $     15,931.45
  • Trust & Agency Acct. (0 checks)   $       11,325.78
  • Federal Fund Acct.(2 checks 002541-002542)  $ 64,293.04         
  • General Fund (91 checks 064566-064656)    $     2,504,205.79
  • District Activity AC (1 check 005497)   $     429.55

 Total        $         2,596,185.61

 

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0015 dated 9/10/2020 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 873,560.17

  • Trust and Agency (5 checks (004201-004205)     $    873,560.17

    $       873,560.17

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant # 0016 dated 9/11/2020 medicare reimbursement authorizing payments in the amount of $ 184,720.50

  • General Fund (365 checks 064657-065021)       $    184,720.50

       $   184,720.50

2.            District Treasurer’s Reports

Recommend the Board of Education acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the following District Treasurer’s Reports for the period August 1, 2020 through August 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

 

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

   VII.      Consideration of Executive Session

 

  VIII.      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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