August 2, 2017 Meeting Agenda

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

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

Oath of Office:
Board of Education Member and Vice President

VII. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Reorganizational and Regular Meeting of July 5, 2017

VIII. STUDY SESSION TOPICS

June 2017 Graduation Statistics

June 2017 Regents Examination Results

IX. BUSINESS – ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

FINANCIAL ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that a contract between the West Genesee Central School District and the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES for the 2017-18 school year, in the amount of $22,500, representing rental of three (3) classrooms $15,000, and ancillary services $7,500, to house various BOCES special education school year programs in the district, be approved.

B. It is recommended that a contract between the West Genesee Central School District and the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES for the 2017-18 school year (July & August), in the amount of $15,100, representing rental of eighteen (18) classrooms to house various BOCES special education programs and regional summer school in the district, be approved.

C. It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize an increase in the 2016-17 general fund budget for unemployment insurance expenditures of $12,186.50 for the quarter ending June 30, 2017 to be funded by a transfer from the unemployment reserve fund.

D. It is recommended that the Board of Education enter into a lease agreement with Onondaga Enterprises Inc. for the West Genesee High School Graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 16, 2018, as stipulated.

E. It is recommended that the following 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 refund of real property taxes be approved:

2015-2016 Levied Correct Refund
Vito Caraccio School $3,887.12 $3,304.05 $ 583.07
401 Semloh Drive Library 37.84 32.16 5.68

Syracuse, NY 13219 Star –

681.00 -$ 681.00 0.00

Tax Map Number 053.-02-16 Total $3,243.96 $2,655.21 $ 588.75

2016-2017 Levied Correct Refund
Vito Caraccio School $3,873.01 $3,292.06 $ 580.94
401 Semloh Drive Library 48.84 41.52 7.33

Syracuse, NY 13219 Star –

691.61 -$ 691.61 0.00

Tax Map Number 053.-02-16 Total $3,230.24 $2,641.97 $ 588.27

Reason – Clerical Error – Incorrect Veterans Exemption Code – Lowers Assessment from $168,000 to $142,800.

F. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept a donation for West Genesee High School from the Kula Foundation/Red Robin in the amount of $7.89, and it is further recommended that the 2017-18 general fund budget be amended as follows to reflect said donation:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A2705 – Gifts and Donations $7.89

A960 – Appropriations
A2110-501-11-0000 – General Supplies – HS $7.89

G. It is recommended that the Board of Education amend the 2017-18 general fund budget, as follows, for the purpose of implementing phase one of the School Investment Plan for Classroom Technology Purchases under the Smart School Bond Act approved at the Review Board Meeting # 5 on July 14, 2017:

A510 – Estimated Revenues
A3289 – State Aid Other $1,660,414.00

A960 – Appropriations
A2630-200-00-0000 – DW Equipment – Technology $1,660,414.00

H. It is recommended that the Board of Education enter into a three (3) year digital printing agreement with the OCM BOCES, at an annual cost of $9,324, as stipulated.

I. It is recommended that the stipulated technology equipment and materials be declared surplus and disposed of in accordance with New York State Education Law.

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

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

Melissa Monica, Teaching Assistant/Special Education, West Genesee High
School, Effective 7/17/17 – Personal Reason

Janet Oslica, Teaching Assistant/Early Literacy, Stonehedge Elementary
School/Blue, Effective 8/2/17 – To accept another position within the district

Janet Oslica, Teacher Aide/Cafeteria, Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Effective 8/2/17 – To accept another position within the district

B. It is recommended that the following instructional position be created effective 8/31/17: One Full-time (1.0) Grade 4 Teacher -SR
C. It is recommended that the following reassignments be approved effective 8/31/17:

Laurie Tynan From Grade 2 Teacher at EH to Kindergarten Teacher at Effective 8/31/17

-EH

Pavel Yevseyev
From Custodial Worker I at WGM
to Custodial Worker I at
Effective 8/7/17

-SR

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

Angela Sommer
Administrative Intern
West Genesee High School
Full-time Appointment
Certification: School Building Leader Internship, Effective 5/2/17, School Counselor, Permanent, Effective 2/1/07
Effective on or about 8/31/17 through 6/30/18
Salary: $40,000
Replaces Tracy Klefbeck, Resignation approved 7/5/17

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS D. Appointments continued:
Colleen Shewchuk
Second Grade Teacher
East Hill Elementary School
Probationary Appointment
Certification: Professional, Childhood Education 1-6, Generalist in Middle Childhood, Education 5-9, Effective 2/1/11
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step 10 M + 6
Effective 8/31/17 through 8/30/20
Salary: $63,666
Replaces Ginny Wolbert, Retirement approved 3/22/17

Cynthia Lamphere
Science Teacher
West Genesee High School, West Genesee Middle School
Probationary Appointment
Certification: Professional, Chemistry 7-12, General Science 7-12, Effective 9/1/11
Tenure Area: Science
Step 12 M + 12
Effective: 8/31/17 through 8/30/20
Salary: $65,846
New position approved 7/5/17

Kelly Fucillo
Fourth Grade Teacher
Split Rock Elementary School
Probationary Appointment
Certification: Initial, Childhood Education 1-6, SWD 1-6, Literacy B-6, Effective 9/1/12
Tenure Area: Elementary
Step: 1 M
Effective: 8/31/17 through 8/30/21
Salary: $52,363
New position approved 8/2/17

Mary Beth Past
Special Education Teacher West Genesee Middle School Part-time (.50) appointment
Certification: Permanent, Special Education, Effective 2/1/02
Tenure Area: Special Education
Step 17 M + 6
Effective: 8/31/17 through 6/30/18
Salary: $68,119 x .50
New position approved 6/7/17

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS D. Appointments continued:
Joshua Eassa
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
West Genesee Middle School Probationary Appointment Effective 8/31/17 through 8/30/21
Salary: $21,200
Replaces Beth Stewart, Retirement approved 3/22/17

Erika Nelson
Teaching Assistant/Special Education West Genesee High School Probationary Appointment
Effective 8/31/17 through 8/30/21
Salary: $20,850
Replaces Helena Korrigan, Retirement approved 3/15/17

Francine Graham
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
West Genesee Middle School
Probationary Appointment
Effective 8/31/17 through 8/30/21
Salary: $21,200
Replaces Melissa Monica, Resignation approved 8/2/17

Amanda Kratz
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Split Rock Elementary School Part-time (.90) Appointment Effective 8/31/17 through 6/30/18
Salary: $21,200 x .90
Replaces Michelle Colagiovanni, Resignation approved 6/7/17

Tiffany Klee
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Split Rock Elementary School Part-time (.90) Appointment Effective 8/31/17 through 6/30/18
Salary: $20,850 x .90
Replaces Melissa Sealy, New position approved 6/7/17

Janet Oslica
Teaching Assistant/Special Education
Stonehedge Elementary School/Blue
Part-time (.90) Appointment
Effective 8/31/17 through 6/30/18
Salary: $20,850 x .90
Replaces Patrick MacArthur, Termination approved 6/7/17

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS

E. It is recommended that the following Fall 2017 Coaching appointment be approved: (S/Staff; NS/Non-Staff)

Gregory Allen (NS)
Boys 7/8 Cross Country
Step 1 x 7% Salary: $3,354

F. It is recommended that the following Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Members, for the 2017-18 school year, be approved retroactive to July 1, 2017:

Chairperson School Physician Mrs. Susan Murray Dr. Dennis Daly Mrs. Darlene Chapin

Building Level Subcommittee CSE Chairpeople: Mrs. Tara Powless Mrs. Susan Messer Mrs. Alison Conley Mrs. Michele Almonte Mrs. Marcie Bulko Mrs. Sarah Munson Mrs. Sally Hetelekidis Mrs. Megan Auge
Mrs. Christina Smith Mrs. Gabriele Mahoney

Regular Education Teachers – On a rotation basis All Special Education Teachers – On a rotation basis All Related Service Providers – On a rotation basis

Parent Representative
Duane Dedrick

G. It is recommended that the following change in hours be approved effective 6/8/17:

Daniel Donovan Custodial Helper to OR OR 3.5 hours per day
4.5 hours per day
Mary Kay Cross Custodial Helper to EH EH 3.5 hours per day
4.5 hours per day

H. It is recommended that the West Genesee Paraprofessionals’ Memorandum of
Agreement regarding pay rates dates 7/17/17 be approved, as stipulated.

PERSONNEL/OPERATIONAL ACTION ITEMS
I. It is recommended that the following conference requests be approved: Dr. Christopher Brown, Superintendent
National Superintendent’s Summit
Coronado, California
November 8-12, 2017
Cost not to exceed $4,000

Dr. Christopher Brown, Superintendent
American Association of School Administrators Annual Conference
Nashville, Tennessee
February 14-18, 2018
Cost not to exceed $4,000

CURRICULUM ACTION ITEMS

A. It is recommended that the Board of Education of the West Genesee Central School District accept the recommendations, CPSE Review Meeting dates of June 30, July 5, and 11, 2017; and CSE Review Meeting dates of June 16, 20, 21, 23, 30, July 3, 7, 10, and 18, 2017; thereby agreeing to make necessary arrangements for program implementation.

X. OPEN FORUM

XI. ADJOURNMENT

WEST GENESEE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EXECUTIVE SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

I. PERSONNEL

II. LEGAL ISSUES

III. NEGOTIATIONS

IV. STUDENTS

V. OTHER