April 18, 2018 Meeting Agenda

Printable Version of BOE Agenda for April 18, 2018 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 18, 2018

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 Recognition (B&G at WGM)
  • Student Recognition – Wrestlers
  • Student Recognition – Girls Ice Hockey-Section III Champions

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of April 4, 2018

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

  • Elementary Libraries
  • Policies – Presentation (1st Vote 5/2/18, 2nd Vote 5/16/18)
    • Update #1900 – Parent and Family Engagement
    • Update #5151 – Student Attendance
    • New #6605 – Maintenance of Fiscal Effort (Title I Programs)
    •  Update #6641 – Fiscal Accounting and Reporting-Inventory and Appraisal of District’s Assets
    • New #6645 – Sale and Disposal of School District Property
    • Update #6700 -Purchasing
    • 2018-19 Budget Vote – Proposition 4 Update

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the following warrants be approved:
Fund Month Check # Check #
General February 2018 58364 to 58740
General March 2018 58741 to 59030
School Lunch February 2018 304818 to 304838
School Lunch March 2018 304839 to 304860
Federal February 2018 403537 to 403548
Federal March 2018 403549 to 403555
Capital February 2018 – to –
Capital March 2018 – to –
Trust & Agency February 2018 704839 to 704869
Trust & Agency March 2018 704870 to 704906

B. It is recommended that the following Treasurer’s and Clerk’s reports be approved:
Fund Month Month
General February 2018 and March 2018
School Lunch February 2018 and March 2018
Federal February 2018 and March 2018
Capital February 2018 and March 2018
Trust & Agency February 2018 and March 2018

C. It is recommended that the following resolution regarding State Environmental Quality Review be approved:

WHEREAS, the West Genesee Central School District (the “District”) Board of Education has considered the impacts to the environment of the following Scope of Work to be completed:

Replacement of the domestic hot water storage tank and associated recirculating pumps, piping, and controls at West Genesee High School. Replacement of the boiler room door at the areaway to facilitate installation, and installation of carbon monoxide detectors, heat detectors, and exit signs as required to meet code requirements.

WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the scope of the project and has further received and considered the advice of its Architects with respect to the potential for environmental impacts resulting from the proposed action; and

WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the Proposed Action with respect to the Type II criteria set forth in 6 NYCRR part 617.5(c), now therefore;

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Education 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 as 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.

D. It is recommended that the following resolution regarding the Declaration of Emergency and of Contingent Expense be approved:

WHEREAS, it was recently discovered that the domestic hot water storage tank at the High School needs to be replaced; and

WHEREAS, the school district has received the opinion from King + King Architects that in order to preserve the life, safety, and wellbeing of the school district students and staff the domestic hot water storage tank and associated recirculating pumps, piping, and controls at the High School should be replaced, and the boiler room door at the areaway should be replaced to facilitate installation, and carbon monoxide detectors, heat detectors, and exit signs should be installed as required to meet code requirements (a copy of the opinion letter is on file in the school business office); and

WHEREAS, the emergency replacement of the domestic hot water storage tank at the High School is essential for the protection of the health and safety of the students and staff and for the protection of the District’s property.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED as follows:

  1. The Board of Education hereby finds pursuant to the Education Law that replacement of the domestic hot water storage tank at the High School is essential for protection of the health and safety of the students and staff and for protection of the District’s property, and hereby declares the Project to be an ordinary contingent expense.
  2. The maximum estimated cost of the Project, as determined by King + King Architects, the school district consultant, is One Hundred Fifty Four Thousand Dollars ($154,000.00). The cost shall be paid from the general fund.
  3. The Superintendent of Schools and all officers and employees of the District are hereby authorized and directed to take all steps reasonably necessary or appropriate to complete the Project and to carry out the intent of this Resolution and to apply for any eligible state building aid.
  4. This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

E. It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize an increase in the 2017-18 general fund budget for unemployment insurance expenditures of $2,848.75 for the quarter ending March 31, 2018 to be funded by a transfer from the unemployment reserve fund.

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the following retirement be approved:
Joseph Voll, Custodial Worker I, West Genesee Middle School – Effective 6/28/18
Note: Joseph Voll has been employed by the West Genesee Central School District for twenty-seven years.

B. It is recommended that the following resignation be approved:
Bradley Waite, Maintenance Worker I, Buildings and Grounds – Effective 4/18/18 – To accept another position within the district

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

Olga Powers, Special Education Teacher, Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold – Effective 5/2/18 through 5/4/18 – Personal Reason

Irina Yevseyeva, Custodial Worker I, West Genesee High School – Effective 4/30/18 through 5/18/18 – Personal Reason

Pavel Yevseyev, Custodial Worker I, Split Rock Elementary School – Effective 4/30/18 through 5/30/18 – Personal Reason

Anna Carfagno, Food Service Worker I, Onondaga Central High School – Effective 5/25/18 through 5/30/18 – Personal Reason

Susan Benetti, Food Service Worker I, West Genesee High School – Effective 4/20/18 and 5/25/18 – Personal Reason

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

Emily Bush, Special Education Teacher, East Hill Elementary School – Effective on or about 6/6/18 through 6/30/18 – Birth of Child

Megan Pareja, AIS Teacher, West Genesee Middle School – Effective on or about 5/22/18 through 6/30/18 – Birth of Child

E. It is recommended that the following instructional position be created:
One Part-time (.30) ADA-PEP Counselor ST-G

F. It is recommended that the following instructional position be created effective 3/5/18:

One Part-time (.40) School Counselor WGM/ST-G

G. It is recommended that the following appointments be approved:
Karen Osborne
Speech Teacher
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Initial, Speech and Language Disabilities, Effective 7/17/14
Tenure Area: Special Education
Step 3 B
Effective 4/18/18 through on or about 6/13/18
Salary: $50,758 prorated
Replaces Susan Rozwod, Medical Leave

Jessica DelGuidice
Special Education Teacher
East Hill Elementary School
Regular Substitute Appointment
Certification: Initial, Childhood Education 1-6, Effective 6/30/15
Tenure Area: Special Education
Step 2 B + 30
Effective on or about 4/30/18 through on or about 6/30/18
Salary: $53,823 prorated
Replaces Emily Bush – Maternity Leave and FMLA approved 4/18/18

Kristin Ryan School Counselor
West Genesee Middle School
Regular Substitute Appointment Certification: Permanent, School Counselor, Effective 9/1/10 Tenure Area: School Counselor Step 3 M Effective 4/16/18 through on or about 5/31/18 Salary: $55,473 prorated Replaces Kathleen Weber, Medical Leave approved 4/4/18

Margaret Pesci School Counselor West Genesee Middle School/Stonehedge Elementary School/Gold Part-time (.40) Appointment Certification: Permanent, School Counselor, Effective 2/1/06 Tenure Area: Guidance Counselor Step 23 M + 24 Effective 3/5/18 through on or about 6/30/18 Salary: $75,316 x .40 prorated New position created 4/18/18

Jamie Casullo
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Part-time (.90) Appointment Effective 4/6/18 through 6/30/18
Salary: $21,200 x .90
New position approved 12/20/17

Noelle Pudney
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Onondaga Road Elementary School
Part-time (.90) Appointment Effective 4/19/18 through 6/30/18
Salary: $21,200 x .90
Replaces Daisy Vollmer, Resignation approved 3/21/18

Bradley Waite
Maintenance Worker II
Buildings and Grounds
Full-time Contingent Permanent Appointment –
Subject to a 52-week probationary period
8 hours per day
Effective 4/19/18
Salary: $44,261 prorated
Fills a vacant position

H. It is recommended that the following individuals be approved as summer help for the District’s Technology Program from on or about 4/5/18 through on or about 9/1/18 at a rate of $10.40 per hour:

Katherine Widrick 108 Munro Dr. Camillus, NY 13031

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

J. It is recommended that the following Annual Meeting appointment resolution, approved April 4, 2018, be rescinded: It is recommended that Roberta M. Herron be appointed permanent chairperson of the Public Hearing to be held on May 2, 2018, in lieu of an Annual Meeting, as well as the Annual Meeting, Budget Vote and Election of Board Candidates to be held on May 15, 2018.

K. It is recommended that Roberta M. Herron be appointed permanent chairperson of the Public Hearing, to be held on May 2, 2018, in lieu of the Annual Meeting.

L. It is recommended that Shawn J. Mitchell be appointed permanent chairperson of the Annual Meeting, Budget Vote and Election of Board Candidates to be held on May 15, 2018.

M. It is recommended that the half-day for students on April 20, 2018, be approved.

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 Review Meeting Dates of March 7, 16, 20, 22, 27, 28, and April 5, 2018; CSE Review Meeting dates of March 29, April 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, and 10, 2018; and Building Level Review meeting dates of March 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 29, April 4, and 5, 2018; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

B. It is recommended that the following trip be approved: Marching Band West Genesee High School Chaperones: 18 (5 staff) Approximately 170 students Virginia Beach, Virginia October 5 – 8, 2018 Cost to the district: 2 – ½ -day substitutes

X. REPORTS

A. Claims Audit Sub-Committee – Chairperson: Joseph Simon Members: Eric Bacon, Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli
B. Audit Committee – Board of Education Members
C. Policies and Bylaws Committee – Chairperson: Neil Widrick Member: Joseph Simon, Kim Coyne
D. Teaching Center – Karen Fruscello
E. Parent Curriculum Information Council – Chairperson: Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli Member: Eric Bacon
F. Ad Hoc Employee Benefits Committee – Chairperson: Neil Widrick Member: Kimberly Sacco
G. SEPTSA – Vladimiro Hart-Zavoli, Kimberly Sacco

XI. OPEN FORUM

XII. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2018

I. PERSONNEL

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER

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