Agenda for February 6, 2019

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for February 6, 2019 with Addendum Information

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WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019

WEST GENESEE HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY 7:00 P.M.

I. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

IV. ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

V. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

VI. OPEN FORUM

APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT

WHEREAS, the Board has interviewed prospective candidates for Interim
Superintendent of Schools; and

WHEREAS, after due deliberation, the Board has selected Michael Schiedo as the Interim Superintendent of Schools.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that

  1. The Board of Education hereby appoints Michael Schiedo as Interim
    Superintendent of Schools in accordance with the terms and conditions of
    the contract as approved by the Board and hereby authorizes the Board
    President to execute the contract.
  2. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of January 23, 2019
Special Meeting of February 1, 2019

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

The Process of Selecting a New Superintendent of Schools

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A It is recommended that the property tax exemptions for members of volunteer fire departments and ambulance services be approved for the 2019-20 school year, as stipulated.

B. It is recommended that the following property tax exemptions, for the qualifying individuals of the West Genesee Central School District be approved for the 2019-20 school year, as stipulated.

Persons with Disabilities whose incomes are limited by such reason of such disability, pursuant to Section 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law.

Over Age 65, pursuant to Section 467 of the Real Property Tax Law.

C. It is recommended that the Alternative Veterans’ Exemption from real property taxation for the qualifying individuals of the West Genesee Central School District be approved for the 2019-20 school year, as stipulated.

D. It is recommended that the following SEQR resolution be approved:

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the West Genesee Central School District seeks to undertake a project consisting of the following:

Installation of various lighting upgrades and lighting controls including fixture replacement and occupancy sensors, heating and cooling equipment, including HVAC air handling components, computer energy management systems, envelope components such as doors, windows and insulation, and any ancillary or related work at the West Genesee High School, Camillus Middle School, West Genesee Middle School, East Hill Elementary, Onondaga Road Elementary, Split Rock Elementary, Stonehedge Elementary, the District Office and Bus Garage.

WHEREAS, the State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQRA”) and the regulations thereunder require the Board to undertake a review of the potential environmental impacts, if any, associated with the action before approving same; and

WHEREAS, 6 NYCRR Section 617 requires a lead agency to issue a written determination of significance with respect to any proposed Action; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the West Genesee Central School District as follows:

  1. The Proposed Action does not exceed thresholds established under 6 NYCRR Part 617, State Environmental Quality Review Act, (SEQRA).
  2. The Board hereby determines the Proposed Action is a Type II action in accordance with the SEQRA regulations.
  3. No further review of the Proposed Action is required under SEQRA.
  4. This resolution shall be effective immediately.

E. It is recommended that the 3-year lit fiber agreement between the West Genesee Central School District and OCM BOCES for high speed communications services, not to exceed $15,960.00 annually, be approved, as stipulated.

F. It is recommended that the contract between the West Genesee Central School District and Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES in the amount of $125,000.00, to provide an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Education Program (ADAPEP) for the 2019 calendar year, be approved as stipulated.

G. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the West Genesee Sports Boosters of thirty-six (36) chairs, valued at $4,598.28, and a Hydrocollator unit, valued at $3,308.79.

H. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the East Hill Elementary PTA in the amount of $114.98, and it is further recommended that the 2018-19 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donation:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $114.98

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-05-0030 – General Supplies – EH $114.98

I. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the Benevity Giving Platform in the amount of $124.28, and it is further recommended that the 2018-19 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donation:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $124.28

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-11-0030 – General Supplies – HS $124.28

J. It is recommended that the 2018-19 general fund budget transfers be approved, as stipulated.

FINANCIAL ITEM FOR INFORMATION

2019-20 Budget Development Process – Status Update

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the following resignations be approved:

Frances Williams, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, West Genesee Middle
School – Effective 2/15/19 – Personal Reason

Chanice Clute, Food Service Helper I, West Genesee High School –
Effective 2/6/19 – Personal Reason

B. It is recommended that the following unpaid leaves of absence be approved:

Mia Kubiak, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 4/10/19 through 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

Gregory Kenna, School Bus Driver, Transportation –
Effective 12/5/18 through on or about 6/30/19 – Medical Reason

Susan Taylor, Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

Kathleen Weber, School Counselor, West Genesee Middle School –
Effective 2/6/19 through 6/30/19 – Medical Reason

Melissa Mangovski, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, Onondaga Road Elementary School – Effective 4/10/19 through 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

Lourdes Volturno, Food Service Worker I & School Bus Attendant,
Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold & Transportation –
Effective 3/18/19 through 3/22/19 – Personal Reason

C. It is recommended that the following instructional position be extended effective 1/30/19:

One Part-time (.90) Temporary Teaching Assistant/Kindergarten OR
effective 2/16/19 through 6/30/19

D. It is recommended that the following appointments be approved:

Allyse Burgos
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 1/30/19 through 6/30/19
Salary: $21,504 x .90 prorated
Replaces Jamie Casullo, Reassignment approved 1/16/19

Barbara Mackey
Typist I
West Genesee High School – Athletics Office
Full-time Appointment – Temporary
7.5 hours per day
Effective 2/4/19 through 2/8/19
Salary: $37,742 prorated
Replaces Gloria Francisco, Resignation approved 12/5/18

Peter Knowlton
Teaching Assistant/Kindergarten
Onondaga Road Elementary School
Part-time (.90) Temporary Appointment
Effective 2/16/19 through 6/30/19
Salary: $21,854 x .90 prorated
New temporary position extended 2/6/19

Kellie Cheney
Bus Driver
Transportation
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
10.85 hours per week
Effective 2/7/19
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Replaces Robert Kawejsza – Resignation approved 1/23/19

Margaret Pesci
School Counselor
West Genesee Middle School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Permanent, School Counselor, Effective 2/1/16
Tenure Area: School Counselor
Step 23 M + 24
Effective 2/16/19 through on or about 6/7/19
Salary: $77,651 prorated
Replaces Kathleen Weber, Unpaid Leave approved 2/6/19

E. It is recommended that the following Spring 2019 Coaches be approved: (S/staff; NS/non-staff; RS/retired staff)

Thomas Donahue (RS)
Boys JV Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 30 + 30 x 11.05%
Salary: $8,731

Eric Burns (S)
Boys 9 Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 18 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $5,526

Kevin Brady (NS)
Boys Varsity Ass’t Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 18 x 11.05%
Salary: $7,065

James St. Croix (S)
Boys JV Ass’t Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 30 + 30 x 11.05%
Salary: $8,731

Eric Howes (S)
Boys 7/8 Lacrosse
Camillus Middle School
Step 29 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $6,234

Brian Long (S)
Boys 9 Lacrosse Asst.
West Genesee High School
Step 17 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $5,472

Margaret Barbuto (S)
Girls 7/8 Ass’t Lacrosse
West Genesee Middle School
Step 5 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $4,115

Kevin Hennigan (S)
Girls 7/8 Lacrosse Asst.
Camillus Middle
Step 4 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $3,995

Ryan Ross (S)
Girls 7/8 Lacrosse
Camillus Middle
Step 4 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $4,566

David Meluni (NS)
Boys Varsity Baseball
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost to District

Matthew Grecco (NS)
Boys Varsity Baseball
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost to District

Stephen Shoults (S)
Boys 7/8 Lacrosse
West Genesee Middle School
Step 27 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $6,062

Gerald Crossett (S)
Boys 7/8 Ass’t Lacrosse
Camillus Middle School
Step 30 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $5,531

Clark Martin (S)
Boys 7/8 Ass’t Lacrosse
West Genesee Middle
Step 22 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $5,026

Brian Duerheimer (S)
Girls JV Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 20 + 30 x 11.05%
Salary: $7,781

Janine Corning (S)
Girls 7/8 Lacrosse
West Genesee Middle
Step 3 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $4,482

Kevin Krause (NS)
Boys Varsity Baseball
West Genesee High School
Step 22 x 13%
Salary: $8,641

Greg Gangemi (S)
Boys 9 Baseball
West Genesee High School
Step 10 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $4,475

Fred Kent (S)
Boys Varsity Baseball Asst.
West Genesee High School
Step 1 + 30 x 11.05%
Salary: $5,719

Dallas Barton (S)
Boys 7/8 Baseball
Camillus Middle
Step 15 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $4,697

Scott English (S)
Boys 7/8 Track
CMS/WGMS
Step 3 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $3,922

Molly O’Keefe (S)
Girls 7/8 Ass’t Track
CMS/WGMS
Step 6 + 30 x 6%
Salary: $3,624

Daniel Mercado (S)
Girls Varsity Ass’t Track
West Genesee High School
Step 5 + 30 x 8.5%
Salary: $4,997

Joseph Corley (S)
Boys Varsity Track
West Genesee High School
Step 15 + 30 x 10%
Salary: $6,709

William Hayden (NS)
Girls JV Softball
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost to District

Christopher Procopio (NS)
Boys JV Baseball
West Genesee High School
Step 16 x 11.05%
Salary: $7,486

Terry Sparks (S)
Boys 7/8 Baseball
West Genesee Middle
Step 19 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $4,882

Dana Eells (S)
Boys Varsity Ass’t Track
West Genesee High School
Step 11 + 30 x 8.5%
Salary: $5,487

Jim Vermeulen (RS)
Girls Varsity Track
West Genesee High School
Step 30 + 30 x 10%
Salary: $7,902

Rebekah Elmer (S)
Girls JV Ass’t Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 4 + 30 x 11.05%
Salary: $6,307

John McCloskey (S)
Girls 9 Lacrosse
West Genesee High School
Step 4 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $4,566

Michael Palmisano (S)
Girls 7/8 Track
CMS/WGMS
Step 2 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $3,771

Craig Dowler (S)
Girls 7/8 Softball
West Genesee Middle
Step 1 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $3,623

Joseph Mannara (S)
Boys Varsity Tennis
West Genesee High School
Step 25 + 30 x 10%
Salary: $7,391

John Bubb (NS)
Girls Varsity Softball Asst.
West Genesee High School
Step 1 x 9.35%
Salary: $4,480

Patrick Haines (S)
Girls Varsity Golf
West Genesee High School
Step 14 + 30 x 9%
Salary: $5,980

Timothy Winn (NS)
Boys JV Baseball
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost To District

Scott Duda (S)
Unified Sports Asst. Basketball
West Genesee High School
Step 3 + 30 x 1.3%
Salary: $728

James Ciciarelli, Jr. (S)
Girls Varsity Softball
West Genesee High School
Step 4 + 30 x 11%
Salary: $6,278

Kelli Slate (S)
Girls 7/8 Softball
Camillus Middle School
Step 7 + 30 x 7%
Salary: $4,334

Jim Ciciarelli, Sr. (NS)
Girls JV Softball
West Genesee High School
Step 17 x 9.35%
Salary: $5,921

John Mossotti (NS)
Strength & Conditioning
West Genesee High School
Step 2 x 11.05%
Salary: $5,511

Bailey Gauthier (NS)
Boys Varsity Baseball
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost to District

Michael McCarthy (S)
Unified Sports Basketball
West Genesee High School
Step 2 + 30 x 2.60%
Salary: $1,401

F. It is recommended that the following changes in hours for bus drivers be approved effective 2/7/19:

Douglas Bombard from 28.35 to 30.80 hours per week
Candis Buehler from 32.05 to 29.60 hours per week
Dorothy Foisia from 30.80 to 32.05 hours per week
James Hickey from 10.85 to 20.00 hours per week
Raymond Pyke from 20.00 to 28.35 hours per week

G. It is recommended that the substitute lists for the 2018-19 school year be approved as stipulated.

H. It is recommended that the Memorandum of Agreement regarding the substitute services of Dr. Barry Copeland be approved, as stipulated.

I. It is recommended that the following conference requests be approved:

Brian Kesel, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
ASCD Conference
Chicago, IL
March 14 – 18, 2019
No cost to the District

David Cirillo, Director of Staff Relations
NAEN Conference
San Diego, CA
March 9 – 13, 2019
Cost not to exceed $3,000

J. It is recommended that the following volunteers be approved for Stonehedge Elementary School:

Christina Cayea
Stephanie Curry

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ITEM FOR INFORMATION

2019-2020 School Calendar – Draft

CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the Board of Education of the West Genesee Central School District accept the recommendations of the CPSE, CSE, and Building Level Review Meeting dates listed below; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

CPSE
December 31, 2018
January 17, 2019
January 25, 2019
January 30, 2019

CSE
January 17, 2019
January 18, 2019
January 24, 2019
January 25, 2019

Building Level
January 16, 2019
January 17, 2019
January 24, 2019
January 25, 2019

X. OPEN FORUM

XI. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019

I. PERSONNEL

Tenure Considerations – Final Review

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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