Sept. 8, 2020 Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION 

REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Pine Bush HS    * REVISED 2

Consideration of Executive Session at District Office       6:00 p.m.

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

 

AGENDA

I.     Call to Order       6:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session    6:00 PM

RE: Board Retreat (continuation)

  • Board Operations – Facilitated by James Langlois
  • Personnel Matter

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

 

II.      Student Recognition

  • Students Achieving a 5 on AP Exams (2019-2020)

 

III.      Approval of Minutes

 

IV.      Reports, Recommendations of the Superintendent of Schools

1.      Consent Agenda

2.     Approval of Town of Crawford and Town of Wallkill SRO Agreements

3.     CSE/CPSE Recommendations

4.     Approval of Participation in Personalized Learning Cohort

5.     Update: Return to Learn Plan /Opening of School

 6.    Presentation: 2020-2021 Staff Report

 7.    Presentation: Secondary Summer School Report (PBHS)                             

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

8.     Approval of Revised Board Policy Manual for First Reading                       

9.     Board Confirmation of District FOIL Appeals Officer

10.    Board of Adoption of Amended Retention and Disposition Schedule

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

 

V.      Business & Finance

1.      Claims Auditor’s Reports

2.     District Treasurer’s Reports

3.     Board Approval of Agreement for Special Education Services 

4.    * Authorization for Funding – Terms & Conditions of Employment for Occupational Therapy Assistant Services

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

VI.    Consideration of Executive Session

VII.   Adjournment

 

MEMORANDUM Accompanying Board Agenda – September 8, 2020

AGENDA

1.  Call to Order                                6:00 PM

Consideration of Executive Session           6:00 PM

RE: Personnel Matter

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

 

II.      Student Recognition

The Board of Education will recognize (virtually) the following students for achieving a score of 5 on their AP Exams during the 2019-2020 school year:  

Grade 10, AP European History

  • Abraheim Ahmed
  • Madeleine Cerone
  • Daniella Deckaj
  • Samantha Rezza
  • Gabrielle Rodriguez
  • Tami Somorin
  • Dwayne Villanoza

2019-2020 Grade 11, AP US History

  • Caleb Arena
  • Krista Edwards
  • Abigail Halpin
  • Isaac Jaloszynski
  • Makaila Meurer
  • Alan Soto
  • Alexis Trojahn

 

2019-2020 Grade 12 (Graduates) AP US Government and Politics

  • Dylan Cline-Larsen
  • Trent Cline-Larsen
  • Katherine Langlitz
  • Taylor Pannell
  • Ashley Parkes
  • Cedric Raber
  • Ellen Schoenberg
  • Paul Viscardo 

 

2019-2020 Grade 11 AP English Language and Composition

  • Josiah Cruz
  • Leah Golding
  • Anita Licata
  • Zhenia Ochoa
  • Jovan Palinkas
  • Ruqayyah Pickel
  • Alexis Trojahn

 

2019-2020 Grade 12 (Graduates) AP English Literature and Composition

  • Kathleen Gang
  • Corey Irwin
  • John (Jack) Torpey

 

2019-2020 Grade 12 (Graduate) AP Chemistry

  • James Acton

 

2019-2020 AP Computer Science 

  • Justin Ceiley (Grade 11)
  • Lenny Elzey (Graduate)

 

2019-2020 AP Biology

  • John Torpey (Graduate)

 

III.     Approval of Minutes

The Board of Education will be asked to approve the minutes of the August 18, 2020 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:  ON WEBSITE

 

2.       Approval of Town of Crawford  and Town of Wallkill SRO Agreements

Recommend the Board of Education approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, that the Superintendent is authorized to execute an agreement with the Town of Crawford and the Town of Wallkill for the purpose of facilitation and implementation of the School Resources Officer program  for the 2020-2021 school year, in accordance with the agreement on file with the District Clerk.

Date: September 8, 2020

 

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 Meier.

 

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 for the 2020-2021 school year 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 8, 2020             

 

5.       Update: Return to Learn Plan /Opening of School

Superintendent Tim Mains will provide an update of our current school opening and Return to Learn plan.

 

6.       Presentation: 2020-2021 Staffing Report

The 2020-2021 Staffing Report, will be presented by Angela Wise, Executive Director of Human  Resource,  Data, and Counseling. The report presented consists of two (2) components:

  • A chart providing a comparison of teacher/administrative staffing counts by tenure areas and buildings for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years; and,
  • A narrative report that provides the rationale for each increase and/or decrease within the specific tenure areas.

 

7.       Presentation: Secondary Summer School Report (PBHS) – 2020

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

 

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

 

8.       Approval of Revised Board Policy Manual for First Reading

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

 The new manual will be available on the district website for viewing.

 

9.      Board Confirmation of District FOIL Appeals Officer

Recommend the Board of Education confirm the appointment of the Superintendent of Schools as the FOIL Appeals Officer (Freedom of Information Law) for the 2020-2021 school year.

                Date: September 8, 2020                                                             

 

10.     Board of Adoption of Amended Retention and Disposition Schedule

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

RESOLVED, By the Board of Education of the Pine Bush Central School District that Retention and Disposition Schedule for New York Local Government Records, issued pursuant to Article 57-A of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Law, and containing legal minimum retention periods for local government records, is hereby adopted for use by all officers in legally disposing of valueless records listed therein.

Date: September 8, 2020

 

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 22, 2020, 7:00 PM at Circleville Middle School
    (also available by live stream via link at www.pinebushschools.org)
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 7:00 PM at Pine Bush High 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. Informational materials are included in your packet and can also be found on www.nyssba.org

 

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 # 0010 dated 8/10/2020 payroll authorizing payments in the amount of $ 184,372.27

  • Trust and Agency (3 checks (004194-004196)   $   184,372.27

                     $       184,372.27

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0011 dated 8/13/20 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,901,226.06

  • Cafeteria Fund (9 checks 005369-005377)     $   26,819.25
  • Federal Fund Acct.(2 checks 002532-002537)   $  105,537.91
  • Capital Fund (1 check 001821-01823)  $   138,436.87
  • General Fund (77 checks 064443-064519)  $  1,630,432.03

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Total            $        1,901,226.06

 

Claims Auditor’s Report covering Warrant #0012 dated 8/19/20 check run, authorizing payments in the amount of $ 1,627,746.81

  • Cafeteria Fund (3 checks 005378-005380)    $   16,151.36
  • Federal Fund Acct.(3 checks 002538-002540)    $   53,052.83
  • Capital Fund (3 check 001824-01826)   $   1,410,190.65
  • General Fund (46 checks 064520-064565)   $   148,351.97

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Total    $  1,627,746.81

 

2.            District Treasurer’s Reports

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

 

3.       Board Approval of Agreement for Special Education Services  

Recommend the Board of Education approve the agreement for Special Education Services with Kiryas Joel UFSD for the 2020-2021 school year, and authorize the Board President to sign said agreement on behalf of the District.

Date: Sept. 8, 2020

4.    * Authorization for Funding – Terms & Conditions of Employment for Occupational Therapy Assistant Services

Recommend the Board of Education authorize the funding for the Terms & Conditions of Employment  between the Pine Bush Central School District and Krystle Augusta, Occupational Therapy Assistant, noting
the agreement covers the period retroactive from September 23, 2020 through June 30, 2024.

                                               *****     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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