Approved Minutes of May 2, 2018

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018

MINUTES of the REGULAR MEETING of the BOARD OF EDUCATION held MAY 2, 2018 at the West Genesee High School Library.

Members present:

Eric Bacon
Kimberly Coyne
Karen Fruscello
Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli
Roberta Herron
Shawn Mitchell
Kimberly Sacco
Joseph Simon
Neil Widrick

Others present:

Christopher Brown
Paul Pelton
Brian Kesel
David Cirillo
William Roberge
Amanda Perrine
Gene Bobey
Bonnie Russell
Maura White
Ken Coon
Shannon Coholan
Tracy Klefbeck
Brent Suddaby
Todd Freeman
Bill Davern
Beth Lozier
Mike McGrath
Bradley Burke
Jack Anson
DJ Mitchell
Tom Kehoskie
Anthony Glover
Ashley Devereaux
Barb Wells
Jeannette Clark
Darlene Chapin
Lisa Craig
Alex Polge
Steve Dunham
Angela Sommer
Approximately 8 other staff and/or residents

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President Roberta Herron at 8:03 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

President Herron dispensed with the Pledge of Allegiance as it was recited at the Public Hearing preceding the Regular Meeting.

ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA

None

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

The Superintendent opened his remarks by commenting on how students and staff recognized April 20th. He then spoke about the weather in relation to athletics and makeup events. He also discussed how Coach Mike Messere will be recognized at the conclusion of the last home game on May 10th. Then he talked about the various safety meetings that have been held. He finished by mentioning the Budget Vote and the upcoming Senior Ball.

OPEN FORUM

None

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the minutes of the Special Meeting of April 16, 2018, and the Regular Meeting of April 18, 2018, be approved.

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 9 – 0

STUDY SESSION TOPIC

None

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

B. Motion: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli

It is recommended that a resolution approving the Board of Education to enter into a three (3) year agreement with Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES to provide lit fiber for high speed communications services, at an annual cost not to exceed $46,963.00, be approved, as stipulated.

Second: Neil Widrick Approved 9 – 0

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

C. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the 2017-18 general fund budget transfers be approved, as stipulated.

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

D. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the contracts for health services between the following school districts and West Genesee Central School District for the 2017-18 school year be approved:

Jamesville-DeWitt Central School District – $ 7,676.50
Syracuse City School District – $12,553.11

Second: Neil Widrick Approved 9 – 0

E. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the following tentative non-resident tuition rates be established for the 2018-19 school year:

Grades kindergarten through six $ 7,180
Grades seven through twelve $ 8,497

Second: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli Approved 9 – 0

F. Motion: Neil Widrick

It is recommended that the stipulated agreement between the West Genesee Central School District and the Town of Camillus, regarding a Day Camp Program that will operate from June 25, 2018 through August 3, 2018, be approved.

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 8 – 0 – 1
Bacon Abstained

G. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the 2018-19 initial contract for BOCES Services, in the amount of $7,494,130.17, be approved as stipulated.

Second: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli Approved 9 – 0

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

H. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the following bids for the 2018-2019 school year be approved:

Classroom Paper Supplies – opened 2/28/18

All items except 6 and 9 W.B. Mason Co. Inc. $ 5,781.66

Item 9 Cascade 5.08

Library Periodicals- opened 2/28/18
All items except 5, 9, 21, 23, Galaxy Magazine Service 3,885.00
28, 38, 39, 41, 62, 69, 74, 78

Construction Paper – opened 2/28/18

Items 14-15, 45-46 Cascade 41.58

Items 1-4, 6-8, 11-12, School Specialty 1,937.03
16-19, 21-25, 27-31, 33-42
47-49

Items 5, 13, 20, 26, 32 W.B. Mason Co. Inc. 126.37
43-44

Copy Paper -opened 2/28/18

All Items W.B. Mason Co. Inc. 71,849.04

Preprinted Forms and Materials – opened 2/28/18

All Items Dupli 10,603.22

Air Filters -opened 4/11/18

All Items Camfil USA, Inc. 20,277.25

Rubbish Removal – opened 4/11/18

All Items Waste Management 58,182.78

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

H. Bids for the 2018-2019 school year continued:

Athletics – opened 2/28/18

Item 100 Aluminum Athletic 1,056.00

Items 20-21, 35, 59, 90, 103, Laux 959.30
131, 156, 173

Items 17-18, 24, 73, 85-89, Passon’s 2,239.31
92, 106-107, 117, 120, 122,
128-130, 133, 149, 151,
154-155, 170, 175

Items 1-2, 9-10, 12, 16, Pyramid 317.81
46-47, 49, 52, 54, 80, 84,
146, 179

Items 14-15, 25-30, 38-43, Scholastic Sports 8,665.82
56, 62-63, 67, 71-72, 74-75,
77-79, 119, 126-127, 143-144,
163, 165

Items 3-4, 19, 36-37, 82, Sportsman’s 370.85
169, 174, 176, 178

Instructional Art Supplies – opened 2/28/18
Items 94, 96-98, 100-101, Kurtz Bros. 1,565.32
103, 105, 108, 230, 233, 240,
248, 265

Items 2-3, 57, 88, 91, 158, Nasco 1,805.10
172, 203, 211, 215, 217,
220, 223, 249-251, 263, 267

Items 4-37, 40-41, 43-44, National Art 9,462.91
270

Items 38-39, 42, 61, 63-73, Pyramid 2,400.84
75-76, 247, 256-258

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

H. Bids for the 2018-2019 school year continued:

Items 46-56, 74, 78-87, School Specialty 13,600.22
89-90, 92-93, 95, 99, 102,
104, 106-107,109-113,
116-123, 127-157, 159-171,
173-195, 198-202, 204-210,
212-214, 216, 218, 221-222,
224-225, 229, 231-232,
234-239, 241-243, 246, 252,
254-255, 259-260, 262, 264,
266, 268, 272-284, 286, 288

General Art Supplies – opened 2/28/18
Items 21-22, 26, 69, 79, 106, Cascade 1,210.11
111, 115

Items 7, 77, 80, 113-114 Kurtz 624.48

Items 10-11, 16, 25, 131 National Art Supplies 299.72

Items 8, 14-15, 17, 20, Pyramid 9,285.48
27-30, 32-49, 105, 107-110,
112,116-119

Items 1-4, 6, 70, 72-73, School Specialty 1,508.51
81-82, 84, 86-89, 92-93,
95-96, 99, 102-104, 120-129

Items 9, 12-13, 23-24, 31, W.B. Mason 8,446.72
50-59, 71, 74-76, 83, 130

Office Supplies – opened 2/28/18

Items 1, 5, 12, 28, 30, 33, Cascade 2,571.24
44, 57, 61-65, 69-72, 80,
89, 92, 97, 102, 104, 106

Items 2-3, 6-7, 9-11, 15, 17, Hummel’s 1,038.33
58-60, 66, 81, 88, 90-91, 94,
98, 101, 115-116

Items 8, 13, 16, 29, 32, School Specialty 2,802.08
34-36, 48, 68, 82, 84,
117-118

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

H. Bids for the 2018-2019 school year continued:

Items 4, 14, 18-27, 31, W.B. Mason 23,152.13
37-43, 45-47, 49-56, 67,
73-79, 83, 85-87, 93, 95-96,
99-100, 103, 105, 107-114

Second: Kimberly Sacco Approved 9 – 0

I. Motion: Eric Bacon

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 $45.00, and a donation from the East Hill Elementary PTA in the amount of $1,560.00 for supplies, and it is further recommended that the 2017-18 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donations:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $ 1,605.00

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-05-0000 – General Supplies – EH $1,605.00

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 9 – 0

FINANCIAL ITEM FOR INFORMATION

Onondaga Central School District – Food Service Performance – Year 2 Update – Paul Pelton reviewed the financial positon as of March 31, 2018. He noted that the partnership continues to be in the best interest of both districts and is looking forward to 2018-19.

J. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the following resignation be approved:

John Holland, Systems Consultant (Student Services), West Genesee High School – Effective 5/12/18 – Personal Reason

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 9 – 0

K. Motion: Eric Bacon

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

Meghan Leonardis, First Grade Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue – Effective 5/25/18 – Personal Reason

Courtney Lyons, Fifth Grade Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold – Effective 5/1/18 through 5/4/18 – Medical Reason

Caroline Brackett, Fine Arts Teacher, West Genesee High School –
Effective 6/18/18 (half day) and 6/19/18 through 6/21/18 – Personal Reason

Second: Neil Widrick Approved 9 – 0

L. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the following child rearing leave be approved:

Courtney Updegraff, AIS Teacher, Camillus Middle School –
Effective 8/30/18 through 6/30/19

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

M. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the following non-instructional positions be abolished effective 5/14/18:

Teacher Aide/Main Office 7.0 hours per day HS
Teacher Aide/Copy Center – Night 6.5 hours/day HS

Second: Kimberly Sacco Approved 9 – 0

N. Motion: Neil Widrick

It is recommended that the following non-instructional positions be created effective 5/14/18:

Teacher Aide/Registrar’s Office 6.5 hours per day HS
Teacher Aide/Copy Center – Night 6.0 hours per day HS

Second: Kimberly Sacco Approved 9 – 0

PERSONNEL OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

O. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the following change in shift be approved effective 6/29/18:

Ryan Daeffler Custodial Worker I from WGM 3:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
to WGM 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Replaces Joseph Voll, Retirement approved 4/18/18

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

P. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the following reassignment be approved effective 8/30/18:

Alyssa Hammerschmidt from Fifth Grade Teacher at ST/G
to Sixth Grade Teacher at CMS

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

Q. Motion: Eric Bacon

It is recommended that the following appointments be approved:

Elizabeth Miller
ADA-PEP Counselor
Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold
Part-time (.30) Appointment
Certification: Permanent, Health, Effective 2/1/91
Tenure Area: Health
Step 32 M
Effective 5/3/18 through on or about 6/30/18
Salary: $80,059 x .30 prorated
New position approved 4/18/18

Anne Briggs
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 4/19/18 through 6/30/18
Salary: $20,850 x .90 prorated
Replaces Antoinette Piron, Resignation approved 4/4/18

Q. Appointments continued:

Elizabeth Paventi
Food Service Worker 2
West Genesee High School
Part-time Appointment – Subject to a 52-week probationary period
4 hours per day
Effective 5/7/18
Salary: $9,050 prorated
Portion of new position created 12/20/17

Mary Dunham
Reading Teacher
Camillus Middle School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Permanent, English 7-12, Effective 9/1/99
Tenure Area: English
Step 11 M
Effective 8/30/18 through 6/30/19
Salary: $65,314
Replaces Courtney Updegraff, Child Rearing Leave approved 5/2/18

Second: Kimberly Sacco Approved 9 – 0

R. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the Memorandum of Agreement regarding Child Rearing Leave be approved, as stipulated.

Second: Kimberly Sacco Approved 9 – 0

S. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the substitute lists for the 2017-18 school year be approved, as stipulated.

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 9 – 0

T. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the Board of Education hold a Special Meeting, Executive Session only, on May 7, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the District Office for the purpose of initial discussion of the contract for the Superintendent of Schools.

Second: Neil Widrick Approved 9 – 0

U. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the Board of Education hold a Special Meeting, Executive Session only, on May 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at the District Office for the purpose of finalizing the contract for the Superintendent of Schools.

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

V. Motion: Joseph Simon

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

COMMUNITY RELATIONS #1900
Parent and Family Engagement

STUDENT POLICIES #5151
STUDENT ATTENDANCE
Residency and School Admissions

FISCAL MANAGEMENT #6605
FISCAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING
Maintenance of Fiscal Effort (Title I Programs)

FISCAL MANAGEMENT #6641
FISCAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING
Inventory and Appraisal of District’s Assets

FISCAL MANAGEMENT #6645
FISCAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING
Sale and Disposal of School District Property

FISCAL MANAGEMENT #6700
FISCAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING
Purchasing

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

W. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that compensation for additional responsibilities (Crisis Prevention Institute) be approved for Darlene Chapin, as stipulated.

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 9 – 0

CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS

X. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the Board of Education of the West Genesee Central School District accept the recommendations of the CPSE Review Meeting Dates of April 11, 12, and 18, 2018; CSE Review Meeting dates of April 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, and 19, 2018; and Building Level Review meeting dates of April 5, 11, 12, 13, and 17, 2018; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

Second: Kimberly Sacco Approved 9 – 0

OPEN FORUM

Eric Bacon thanked the High School staff for the Honors Breakfast.

Kimberly Coyne concurred with Eric’s comments.

Bill Davern noted that there are many concerts coming up.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Y. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the Board of Education go into Executive Session to discuss matters of a Mechanics Collective Bargaining Grievance. (8:23 p.m.)

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

RETURN TO REGULAR SESSION

Z. Motion: Joseph Simon

It is recommended that the Board of Education return to Regular Session. (8:37 p.m.)

Second: Kimberly Coyne Approved 9 – 0

ADJOURNMENT

A.1. Motion: Kimberly Sacco

It is recommended that the Regular Session of the Board of Education be adjourned. (8:38 p.m.)

Second: Joseph Simon Approved 9 – 0

Respectfully Submitted,

Paul E. Pelton, District Clerk