Agenda for March 20, 2019

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for March 20, 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, MARCH 20, 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

Retirement Recognitions

  • West Genesee High School
  • West Genesee Middle School

Student Athlete Recognitions

  • Champion Girls Hockey Team Members
  • Section III Class AA Wrestling Championship Team

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of March 6, 2019

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPIC

2019-20 Budget Discussion and Follow-Up

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the stipulated Onondaga Road Elementary School CKLA materials and West Genesee High School library materials be declared surplus and disposed of in accordance with New York State Education Law.

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

C. It is recommended that the West Genesee Central School District seeks proposals for Energy Performance Contract as follows:

WHEREAS, the School District wishes to reduce the overall energy consumption of the District buildings, as well as reduce maintenance costs associated with the operation of the buildings; and

WHEREAS, the School District seeks to request Energy Service Companies (“ESCOs”) to submit proposals for evaluation as to whether the School District will be able to achieve its energy savings by entering into a contract to perform an Energy Performance Contract.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved as follows:

1. The Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to issue a
Request for Proposals from Energy Service Companies for evaluation and
recommendation to the Board of Education as to whether to proceed with an Energy Performance Contract.

2. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

Yvonne Hall, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, West Genesee High School –
Effective 6/30/19

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

Claudia Miceli, Teaching Assistant/Learning Center, West Genesee Middle School –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: Claudia Miceli has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for twenty-three years.

Judith Allen, Science Teacher, West Genesee Middle School –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: Judith Allen has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for fifteen years.

Sandra Brown, Health Teacher, West Genesee High School –
Effective 6/30/19

Note: Sandra Brown has been employed with the West Genesee Central School District for thirty-four years.

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

Francine Graham, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, West Genesee Middle School – Effective 3/16/19 – Personal Reason

Sandra Mastrobattisto, Teacher Aide, East Hill Elementary School –
Effective 3/30/19 – Personal Reason

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

Susan Benetti, Food Service Worker I, West Genesee High School –
Effective 3/22/19 and 3/25/19 – Personal Reason

Donna Annable, LPN, Split Rock Elementary School –
Effective 3/15/19 and 4/1/19 – Medical Reason

Virginia Bendo, School Bus Attendant, Transportation –
2/25/19 – Personal Reason

Kathleen Severson, Kindergarten Teacher, Onondaga Road Elementary School – Effective 5/1/19 through 5/3/19 – Personal Reason

Donna Alberts, Teacher Aide, West Genesee High School –
Effective 4/25/19, 4/26/19, and 4/29/19 – Personal Reason

D. It is recommended that the following unpaid FMLA leave be approved:

Sarah Nachtrieb, Special Education Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold – Effective 3/20/19 through 6/5/19

E. It is recommended that the following instructional position be created effective 3/20/19:

One Part-time (Temporary) School Psychologist HS
Effective 3/20/19 through 6/30/19 – Not to exceed 100 hours

F. It is recommended that the following non-instructional positions be abolished effective 3/20/19:

Two Full-time (1.0) Assistant Cafeteria Managers HS

G. It is recommended that the following non-instructional position be created effective 3/21/19:

One Full-time Maintenance Worker II Buildings & Grounds
Two Full-time (1.0) School Lunch Managers HS

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

Barry Copeland
Interim Executive Principal
West Genesee High School
Certification: School District Administrator, Permanent, Effective 9/1/97
Tenure Area: Principal
Effective 4/8/19 through on or about 6/30/19
Salary: Per Memorandum of Agreement approved 2/6/19
Replaces Shannon Coholan, Termination approved 3/6/19

Karen Fredericks
Personnel Specialist
District Office
Full-time (12-month) Appointment – Subject to an 8-week probationary period
7.5 hours per day
Effective 3/21/19
Salary: $64,000 prorated
Change in appointment from provisional status to probationary status

Jannelle Whyte
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Camillus Middle School
Temporary Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 3/18/19 through on or about 6/30/19
Salary: $21,854 x .90 prorated
New position approved 3/6/19

Neil O’Keefe
Bus Driver
Transportation
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
10.85 hours per week
Effective 3/21/19
Salary: $23.00 per hour
Replaces Michael Barnes, Retirement approved 3/6/19

I. It is recommended that the following changes in hours for bus drivers be approved effective 3/21/19:

Kellie Cheney from 10.85 to 20.00 hours per week
Tahesha Williams from 20.00 to 27.50 hours per week
Herbert Wolfram from 37.50 to 40.00 hours per week

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

Angela Fabrizio
Custodial Helper
Effective 7/2/19 through 8/31/19
8 hours per day at a rate of
$15.76 per hour

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

Timothy Huppman (NS)
Girls Varsity Track Asst.
West Genesee High School
Volunteer
No Cost to the District

L. It is recommended that the following individual be approved as summer help for the District’s Technology Program from on or about 5/1/19 through on or about 9/1/19 at a rate of $11.10 per hour:

Ryan Allen
Katherine Widrick 

M. It is recommended that the following individuals be approved as summer help for the District’s Custodial/Maintenance Department from on or about 4/1/19 through on or about 8/31/19 at a rate of $11.10 per hour:

Richard Francisco
Christopher Waters
David Pinker
James Pelton
Jackson Craig
Cameron Mitchell
Avery Miller 4826

N. It is recommended that compensation for additional responsibilities for the following individuals be approved, as stipulated:

Sean Fahey Coordinator of the District Safety Plan

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

P. It is recommended that a Special Meeting of the Board of Education be scheduled on Monday, April 22, 2019, in the District Office at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of electing BOCES Board Members and to vote on the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES Administrative Budget.

Q. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the 2018-2019 Strategic Plan for Educational Improvement, as stipulated.

R. It is recommended that the following conference request be approved:

Paul Pelton, Assistant Superintendent for Management Services
New York State Association of School Business Officials
Education Summit & Expo
Saratoga, NY
June 2 – 5, 2019
Cost not to exceed $1,500

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 7, 2019
February 14, 2019
February 27, 2019
March 4, 2019
March 6, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 13, 2019
March 14, 2019

CSE
February 14, 2019
February 25, 2019
February 26, 2019
February 27, 2019
February 28, 2019
March 1, 2019
March 4, 2019
March 5, 2019
March 6, 2019
March 7, 2019
March 11, 2019

Building Level
February 11, 2019
February 14, 2019
February 15, 2019
February 26, 2019
February 28, 2019
March 1, 2019
March 6, 2019
March 7, 2019

B. It is recommended that the following Board of Education Policy be approved (1st vote consideration):

STUDENT POLICIES #5200
STUDENT ATTENDANCE
Foreign Exchange Students

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, MARCH 20, 2019

I. PERSONNEL

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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