Agenda for April 3, 2019

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for April 3, 2019 with Addendum Information

Addendum information below is indicated in bold type (this does not necessary apply to headers or labels which default to bold).

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 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

  •  Student Recognitions:
    • Boys Section III Class AA and New York State Class AA Championship Basketball Team
    • Girls Section III Class AA Champions and NYS Class AA
      Runner-up Basketball Team
  • Retirement Recognitions:
    • Onondaga Road Elementary School
    • Split Rock Elementary School
    • West Genesee High School
    • Administration/Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of March 20, 2019

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

None

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the 2019-20 school district budget, in the amount of $90,486,935.00, to be presented to the residents for voter consideration on May 21, 2019.

B. It is recommended that the Real Property Tax Report Card for the proposed 2019-20 budget be approved, as stipulated.

C. It is recommended that the following school buses be purchased, pending approval of the District Vehicle Proposition to be placed before the voters on May 21, 2019:

Leonard Bus Sales, Inc., 4 Leonard Way, Deposit, New York 13754
Two (2) 70-Passenger School Buses at a total cost not to exceed $247,180.00 per NYS Contract # PC67615, Award 23000/2016.

Two (2) 70-Passenger School Buses with luggage compartments at a total cost not to exceed $240,723.00 per NYS Contract # PC67615, Award 23000/2016.

One (1) 70-Passenger School Bus with wheelchair lift, at a cost not to exceed $148,958.00 per NYS Contract # PC67615, Award 23000/2016.

One (1) 30-Passenger School Bus with wheelchair lift, at a cost not to exceed $103,720.00 per NYS Contract # PC67615, Award 23000/2016.

Five (5) 30-Passenger School Buses at a total cost not to exceed $615,859.00 per NYS Contract # PC67615, Award 23000/2016.

D. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept four donations from the East Hill Elementary School PTA in the amount of $856.82, and it is further recommended that the 2018-19 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donations:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $856.82

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-05-0000 – General Supplies – EH $856.82

FINANCIAL ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

Reserve Fund Analysis – June 30, 2018

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

Loretta Chomyszak, Fourth Grade Teacher, Onondaga Road Elementary School –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: Loretta Chomyszak has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for fourteen years.

Wende Ogden, Third Grade Teacher, Split Rock Elementary School –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: Wende Ogden has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for twenty years.

John Christian, Mathematics Teacher, West Genesee High School –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: John Christian has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for twenty-seven years.

Pamela Agricola, Teaching Assistant/Pro School, West Genesee High School –
Effective 6/27/19

Note: Pamela Agricola has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for twenty-two years.

Christine Tarolli, Typist 1/Guidance, West Genesee High School –
Effective 7/1/19

Note: Christine Tarolli has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for twenty-one years.

Lori Keevil, Principal, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: Lori Keevil has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for twenty-five years.

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

Jennifer Furze, Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, East Hill Elementary School –
Effective 3/30/19 – Personal Reason

Karen Fredericks, Typist II, District Office –
Effective 3/21/19 – To accept another position within the District

George Harrington, Maintenance Worker I, Buildings & Grounds
Effective 4/3/19 – To accept another position within the District

Elizabeth Paventi, Food Service Worker II, West Genesee High School –
Effective 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

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

Teresa Doner, Bus Driver, Transportation –
Effective 4/22/19 through 4/30/19 – Personal Reason

Brian Story, Teacher Aide/Library, West Genesee High School –
Effective 4/8/19 through 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

Donna Annable, LPN, Split Rock Elementary School –
Effective 3/21/19 and 3/26/19 through 3/28/19 and 4/5/19 – Medical Reason

Michelle Collier, Third Grade Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold –Effective 4/12/19 – Personal Reason

D. It is recommended that the following leave of absence, approved on 3/6/19, be amended:

Mary Bily, Account Clerk I, Food Service –
Effective 3/21/19 through on or about 6/30/19 – Professional Improvement

E. It is recommended that the following non-instructional position be created effective 3/18/19:

One Part-time (5.5 hours per day) Temporary Typist I/Athletics HS
on or about 3/18/19 through
on or about 6/30/19

F. It is recommended that the following sick bank requests be approved:

Courtney Lyons, Fifth Grade Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold –
Effective 3/22/19, not to exceed sixty-four days

Christine Astafan, Music Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold –
Effective 3/27/19, not to exceed thirty days

Lyssa Sexton, Second Grade Teacher, Split Rock Elementary School –
Effective 4/12/19, not to exceed thirty days

G. It is recommended that the following reassignment be approved effective 4/4/19 through 6/30/19:

MegCarolyn Remesz from Lead Math Teacher at EH
to Grade 5 Teacher at STG
Replaces Courtney Lyons – sick bank approved 4/3/19

H. It is recommended that the following appointments be amended:

Claire LaLone
School Social Worker
West Genesee High School
Permanent Appointment
Certification: Permanent, School Social Worker, Effective 9/6/17
Tenure Area: School Social Worker
Step 7 M + 12 (AMENDED)
Effective 4/4/19
Salary: $64,488 prorated (AMENDED)
To adjust for graduate credit hours

Mary Bily
School Lunch Manager (AMENDED)
West Genesee High School – Food Service
Full-time (11-month) Provisional Appointment (AMENDED)
Effective 3/21/19
Salary: $52,300 prorated
New position created 3/20/19 (AMENDED)

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

Donna Grazul
Special Education Teacher
Onondaga Road Elementary School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Permanent, Special Education, Effective 2/1/89
Tenure Area: Special Education
Step 35 M
Effective 4/1/19 through on or about 6/30/19
Salary: $83,747 prorated
Replaces Dayna Nimmo, Maternity Leave

Kelly Gates
Speech Teacher
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Permanent, Speech and Hearing Handicapped, Effective 9/1/03
Tenure Area: Speech
Step 20 M + 60
Effective on or about 4/10/19 through on or about 6/5/19
Salary: $81,698 prorated
Replaces Susan Rozwod, Medical Leave

Jenna Wallon
Second Grade Teacher
Split Rock Elementary School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Initial, Childhood Education 1-6, Effective 10/12/18 – 1/31/24
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step 1 B
Effective 4/4/19 through on or about 6/3/19
Salary: $47,912 prorated
Replaces Lyssa Sexton, Maternity Leave

Christopher Menges
School Psychologist
West Genesee High School
Temporary Appointment (not to exceed 100 hours)
Certification: Permanent, School Psychologist, Effective 9/1/90
Tenure Area: School Psychologist
Step 6 M + 36
Effective 3/21/19 through 6/30/19
Salary: $66,500 prorated
New position created 3/20/19

Lisa Cornell
LPN
District-wide
Full-time Temporary Appointment
Effective 4/22/19 through 6/30/19
Salary: $25,000 prorated
New position created 12/5/18

George Harrington
Maintenance Worker II – 12 months
Buildings and Grounds
Full-time Appointment – subject to a 26-week probationary period
8 hours per day
Effective 4/4/19
Salary: $44,949 prorated
New position created 3/20/19

Barbara Mackey
Typist I
West Genesee High School – Athletics Office
Part-time Appointment – Temporary
5.5 hours per day
Effective 3/18/19 through 4/5/19
Salary: $37,742 prorated
New position created 4/3/19

J. It is recommended that the following Spring 2019 Coach be rescinded:

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

K. It is recommended that the following Spring 2019 Coach be approved:

Kevin Hennigan (S)
Girls 9 Lacrosse Asst.
West Genesee High School
Step 4 + 30 x 8%
Salary: $4,566

L. It is recommended that the following shift change be approved:

Sarah Johnston Custodial Worker I High School – 8 hours per day Tuesday through Saturday
to Custodial Worker I High School – 8 hours per day
Monday through Friday
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Effective 3/25/19

M. It is recommended that the following custodial helper be approved as summer help for the District’s Custodial Department:

Timothy Browne
Custodial Helper
Effective 7/2/19 through 8/31/19
8 hours per day at a rate of
$13.55 per hour

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

O. It is recommended that Roberta M. Herron be appointed permanent chairperson of the Public Hearing to be held on May 8, 2019, in lieu of the Annual Meeting, as well as the Annual Meeting, Budget Vote and Election of Board Candidates to be held on May 21, 2019.

P. It is recommended that the following resolution be approved:

RESOLVED, that the West Genesee Central School District recognizes and appreciates the efforts of the district’s staff; and

WHEREAS, the staff provide an important service for the West Genesee Schools; and

WHEREAS, there is ample evidence that the staff are deserving of the acknowledgement of their contribution to the learning environment in the schools; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the West Genesee Central School District is desirous that said acknowledgment be conveyed; therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledges that April 24, 2019 is declared the official recognition day for the district’s staff, and requests that everyone express their personal thank you with a friendly smile, handshake, or word of appreciation.

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
February 27, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 14, 2019
March 19, 2019
March 20, 2019
March 21, 2019
March 27, 2019

CSE
February 26, 2019
March 1, 2019
March 4, 2019
March 7, 2019
March 8, 2019
March 11, 2019
March 13, 2019
March 14, 2019
March 18, 2019
March 19, 2019
March 20, 2019
March 21, 2019
March 25, 2019
March 26, 2019
March 27, 2019

Building Level
February 26, 2019
March 7, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 13, 2019
March 14, 2019
March 18, 2019
March 20, 2019
March 22, 2019

B. It is recommended that the following Board of Education Policy be approved (2nd vote consideration):

STUDENT POLICIES #5200
STUDENT ATTENDANCE
Foreign Exchange Students

C. It is recommended that the following trip be approved:

Onondaga County Math League
West Genesee High School
Chaperones: 1 staff
3 students – Grades 9 and 12
Departing from Fayetteville-Manlius High School to Middletown, NY
April 5-6, 2019
No Cost to District

X. OPEN FORUM

XI. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019

I. PERSONNEL

II. LEGAL ISSUES

Regarding a student matter

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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