Agenda for January 23, 2019

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for January 23, 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, JANUARY 23, 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

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of January 16, 2019

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

None

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the stipulated Split Rock Elementary School library materials be declared surplus and disposed of in accordance with New York State Education Law.

B. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation from the East Hill Elementary School PTA in the amount of $259.85, 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 $259.85

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-05-0030 – General Supplies – EH $259.85

C. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation for East Hill Elementary School from the Travelers Employee Giving Campaign in the amount of $240.00, 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 $240.00

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-05-0000 – General Supplies – EH $240.00

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AND APPROVE THE SEPARATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DISTRICT AND THE SUPERINTENDENT (Dr. Christopher Brown)

Be it resolved, that the Board hereby approves and accepts the resignation of Dr. Christopher Brown from his employment as Superintendent of Schools, dated January 22, 2019, to become effective January 23, 2019; and

Be it further resolved, that the Board accepts the Separation Agreement between the District and Dr. Brown, and authorizes the Board President to execute the Separation Agreement on behalf of the Board and file it with the District Clerk.

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

APPOINTMENT OF ACTING SUPERINTENDENT

WHEREAS, the Superintendent Dr. Christopher Brown has submitted and the Board of Education has accepted his resignation as Superintendent, effective January 23, 2019; and

WHEREAS, the Board is desirous of appointing a qualified person to serve as Acting Superintendent to oversee and direct District operations; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education, after due consideration, has determined that Dr. Jody Manning, currently serving as OCM BOCES District Superintendent, possesses the qualifications and experience to serve as the Acting Superintendent of the West Genesee Central School District, to continue the orderly administration of the District’s educational and operational affairs and to undertake such duties and responsibilities on behalf of the District; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Jody Manning, has agreed to additionally serve as the Acting Superintendent for the District during such period without compensation.

B. Resolution continued:

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that this Board, pursuant to applicable provisions of the New York State Education Law, hereby appoints Dr. Jody Manning as Acting Superintendent of Schools of the West Genesee Central School District effective immediately and continuing through June 30, 2019 unless further extended or terminated; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that, as Acting Superintendent, Dr. Manning shall possess all authority and responsibility to serve as Acting Superintendent of Schools of the West Genesee Central School District; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that, in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Education Law, the District shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Dr. Manning from any claims which may arise in connection with his services as Acting Superintendent during such period.

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

Robert Kawejsza, School Bus Driver, Transportation –
Effective 2/2/19 – Personal Reason

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

James Hickey
School Bus Driver
Transportation
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
10.85 hours per week
Effective 1/24/19
Salary: $23.00 per hour
New PM route added

E. It is recommended that the following change in hours for bus attendants be approved effective 1/24/19:

Melanie Lamanna from 10.85 to 22.10 hours per week

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

G. It is recommended that the following Permit for Use of Facilities be approved:

Midland Park High School Marching Band
Marching Band Rehearsal
Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
West Genesee High School Athletic Field
Per Fee Schedule

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

Colleen Amedro
Beth Binns
Elizabeth Bowen
Jessica Brickman
Rebecca Buff
Marie Casavant
Mary Kay Corcoran
Rebecca Cousineau
Patricia D’Angelo
Michael Davis
Joanne Deaton
Lisa Diers
Coral Falchi Stacie Fitzgerald
Dawn Frontuto
Jacklyn Godfrey
Katie Hayes
Sarina Howe
Michelle McCarthy
Alison Meade
Julie Napierski
Jennifer Pawliw
Gretchen Schlienk-Schubmehl
Sean Smith
Sarah Snell

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
January 16, 2019

CSE
January 8, 2019
January 11, 2019
January 14, 2019

Building Level
December 3, 2018
January 9, 2019
January 11, 2019
January 16, 2019

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

INSTRUCTION #4326
CURRICULUM
Instruction for English Language Learners

INSTRUCTION #4730
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Homework

INSTRUCTION #4773
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Credential Options for Students with Disabilities

X. REPORTS

A. Claims Audit Sub-Committee –
Chairperson: Joseph Simon
Members: Eric Bacon, Barbara Wells

B. Audit Committee –
Board of Education Members

C. Policies and Bylaws Committee –
Chairperson: Neil Widrick
Member: Joseph Simon, Jennifer James, Barbara Wells

D. Teaching Center –
Updates provided by Brian Kesel

E. Parent Curriculum Information Council –
Chairperson: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli
Member: Eric Bacon

F. Ad Hoc Employee Benefits Committee –
Chairperson: Neil Widrick

G. SEPTSA –
Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli, Jennifer James

XI. OPEN FORUM

XII. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019

I. PERSONNEL

Tenure Considerations – Final Review

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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