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CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR MEETING

July 14, 2015
Immediately following the Organizational Meeting

1. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

The Board encourages public participation on school related matters at Board meetings. To allow for this, a period of not more than 30 minutes shall be set aside at each Board meeting. Speakers shall limit their comments to no more than 5 minutes. The Board will not permit, in public session, discussion involving District personnel or students. All speakers are to conduct themselves in a civil manner. Questions and comments from the public concerning matters which are not on the agenda will be taken under consideration and referred to the Superintendent for appropriate action. If the Board considers a topic extraordinary and requires a discussion taking longer than 30 minutes, the Board will consider designating a separate forum dedicated to that topic.

2. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF

A. Capital Project Update - Mr. James Fawcett, Project Director

          
3. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

Approval of the following items:

A. Agenda and Any Additions to Agenda for July 14, 2015

B. Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on June 23, 2015  Minutes for June 23, 2015              

C. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report from 6/9/15 through 7/8/15.  (Exhibit #2)                                                     

New to District 0
Initial Review 0
Program Review 3
Annual Review 5
Reevaluation (Triennial) 0
Administrative Transfer 0
Preschool 8
504 Review 0
504 Initial 0

4. BOARD COMMITTEES

A. Discussion of Committees and Memberships for 2015-2016
Finance & Audit Committee
Facilities Committee
Policy Committee
Curriculum & Planning Committee

B. Discussion of Committee Liaisons for 2015-2016
District Planning Team Liaison
District Safety Committee Liaison
District Technology Committee Liaison
CCSD Foundation Liaison
School Boards Institute Delegate

5. NEW BUSINESS

A. Policy

1. BE IT RESOLVED that Draft Policy #5420, Health Services, be adopted.
NOTE: This is the second reading.   Draft Policy #5420     

B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Clinton Central School District Professional Development Plan 2015-2020, be adopted.   Professional Development Plan 2015-2020                                                                                                                               

C. BE IT RESOLVED that the New Teacher Induction Program, Clinton Central School CARES (Coaching and Retaining Educators for Success) 2015-2020, be adopted.   Teacher Mentor Plan                  
  
D. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, hereby accepts a donation from Target as part of their “Thanks a Billion: Teacher Appreciation Program”:    Donation from Target            

  $50 TA085 Student

E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement with Utica College for students of the Clinton Central School District to participate in the Dual Enrollment Program, be approved.  Utica College Agreement        

F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between the Clinton Central School District and Building Blocks Learning Center, LLC, 2050 Tilden Avenue, New Hartford, New York 13413 to provide Speech Language Pathology services from July 1, 2015 through August 31, 2015, at a rate of $60 per hour, be approved.   Building Blocks Agreement (Summer)               

G. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between the Clinton Central School District and Building Blocks Learning Center, LLC, 2050 Tilden Avenue, New Hartford, New York 13413 to provide Speech Language Pathology services from September 1, 2015 through June 31, 2016, at a rate of $60 per hour, be approved.   Building Blocks Agreement (School Year)   

H. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Clinton Central School District and Developmental Therapy Associates to provide Physical and/or Occupational Therapy Services for the 2015-2016 school year at the rate of $58 per hour for a registered therapist, and $48 for an assistant therapist, be approved.   DTA Agreement 

I. BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between the Clinton Central School District and Kim Keane, Au. D., 9 Clark Ave., Fort Plain, NY 13339 to provide educational audiology services to deaf and/or hearing impaired students for the 2015-2016 school year at a rate of $130 per hour, be approved.   Agreement with Kim Keane   

J. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the contract between Clinton Central School and Madison-Oneida BOCES to provide community fitness classes and operate a community fitness center effective July 31, 2015 through June 30, 2016, to be reviewed at least three times per year, be approved.   Fitness Center Agreement       

K. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Oneida County Probation Department and the Clinton Central School District to provide Probation Officers for the purpose of Initial Response Team services at a cost of $8,550.00, be approved.   Oneida County Probation Dept. Agreement            

L. BE IT RESOLVED that the agreement between Madison-Oneida BOCES and the Clinton Central School District to provide bus maintenance services beginning July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, be approved.   Bus Maintenance Agreement       

M. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Clinton Central School district and James M. Dennison, MD for Athletic Training Coverage for the 2015-2016 school year, effective 8/17/15 through 6/13/16, be approved.   Athletic Training Agreement

N. RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR THE CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District desires to enter into a 5 year contract with the Madison-Oneida BOCES in order for the Regional Information Center to furnish certain services to the District pursuant to Education Law 1950(4)(jj), those services being: CoSer 505 Instructional Technology Services.

NOW, THEREFORE, it is

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District agrees to enter into a contract with the Madison-Oneida BOCES for the provision of said services to the District not to exceed $135,562.80 plus related borrowing fees, plus yearly Regional Information Center support during the term of this contract, finalized by the Superintendent, subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Education, for a period of 5 year(s); 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20.   MORIC Agreement
             
6. OTHER

A. BE IT RESOLVED that the Clinton Central School District hereby establishes the following as standard work days for elected and appointed officials and will report the following days worked to the New York State and Local Employees’ Retirement System based on the time keeping system records or the record of activities maintained and submitted by these officials to the clerk of this body.   Standard Workday Reporting

B. BE IT RESOLVED that the nomination of Mr. William Miller as NYSSBA Area 5 Director for a two year term beginning January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017, be approved.    Request from Mr. Miller

7. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

8. PERSONNEL

A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the 0.5 FTE appointment of Mindy Pavone as an art teacher at (0.5) Step 1MA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2015, be approved. (Exhibit #19)

B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the 0.5 FTE appointment of Andrew Roberts as a secondary social studies teacher at (0.5) Step 1BA, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, effective September 1, 2015, be approved. (Exhibit #20)

C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, sixteen summer work days for Jennifer Waligory-Lee, to provide professional development for faculty, and administrators, be compensated at a daily rate of $365.74, be approved. (Exhibit #21)

D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following fall coaching appointment for the 2015-2016 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract, pending fingerprint clearance, be approved. (Exhibit #22)

Norm Deep, Jr. Intramural Fitness Center Coach $288.59
Megan Hemstrought Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Unpaid

E. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following co-curricular appointments for the 2015-2016 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 15 of the CTA contract, be approved.

Kelly Landry       Elementary Science Fair Co-coordinator         $651.08
Sarah Hullar         Elementary Science Fair Co-coordinator        $651.08
Kelly Landry       Middle School Musical Assistant Director      Budget

F. BOARD OF EDUCATION RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDED, SUPERSEDING AGREEMENT

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board hereby appoints Dr. Stephen Grimm to serve as the District’s Superintendent of Schools for the amended term beginning August 1, 2014 and ending on June 30, 2018, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the attached Amended, Superseding Employment Agreement (“Agreement”) between the Board and Dr. Grimm; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board hereby expressly adopts and approves the aforementioned Agreement and authorizes and directs the Board President to sign and thereby execute the Agreement on behalf of the Board and District, and further directs the Board President, after signing the Agreement, to tender or cause the Agreement to be tendered to Dr. Grimm for his signature and approval; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Clerk is hereby directed to maintain a copy of the Agreement in a supplemental file to the minutes of this Board meeting and to maintain the signed original of the Agreement with Dr. Grimm’s personnel file. (Exhibit #23)

G. BOARD OF EDUCATION RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDED AGREEMENT

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board hereby expressly adopts and approves the terms and conditions of the attached Amended Employment Agreement (“Agreement”) between the Board and Joseph Barretta, Assistant Superintendent for Business, and further authorizes and directs the Board President to sign and thereby execute the Agreement on behalf of the Board and District. (Exhibit #24)

H. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the following salary adjustments for the listed confidential employees for the 2015-16 year:

Julia Scranton, Secretary to the Superintendent to $44,354
Diane Lupinski, Payroll Clerk, to $31,308

I. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of schools, the increase in the salary of Mr. Brad Preston, Head Custodian, to $56,000, be approved. (Exhibit #25)

9. QUESTIONS ASKED BY BOARD OF EDUCATION

10. ADJOURNMENT

11. COMING EVENTS
     

DATE

EVENT

TIME

July 28, 2015

Board Retreat

5:30pm-9:30pm

August 17, 2015

Varsity & JV Sports Begin

 

August 18, 2015

Board of Education Meeting

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

August 31, 2015

Modified Sports Begin

 

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