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CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
SPECIAL MEETING
March 8, 2016
Secondary Media Center
7:00pm


1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. READING OF THE MISSION STATEMENT

Clinton Central School proudly educates and empowers students to realize their potential and become thoughtful, contributing members of society.

4. 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.

5. INFORMATION-REPORTS-PROPOSAL/SUPERINTENDENT & STAFF

A. Bright Spots: Dr. Steve Grimm
     • PTA Reflections Winners
     • Evan McCormick
     • Meredith Callaghan
     • Technology Student Invention

B. Superintendent’s Report
     • Special Education District Plan      Special Education District Plan        
     • Project Lead the Way     Project Lead the Way Presentation       

       Additional information about Project Lead the Way:

       Gateway to Technology https://www.pltw.org/pltw-gateway

       Gateway to Technology Curriculum https://www.pltw.org/pltw-gateway-curriculum

       Project Lead the Way https://www.pltw.org/pltw-engineering

       Project Lead the Way Curriculum https://www.pltw.org/pltw-engineering-curriculum 

     • General Education

C. Budget Presentation – Mr. Joseph Barretta
     • Pupil Personnel Services
     • BOCES

6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

Approval of the following items:

A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for March 8, 2016

B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on February 23, 2016     Draft Minutes for February 23, 2016  

C. Internal Claims Auditor Report     Internal Claims Auditor Report           

D. Summary Treasurer’s Report for January 2016     Summary Treasurer's Report                                            

E. Treasurer’s Report  for January 2016    Treasurer's Report                   

F. Executive Summary for January 2016     Executive Summary        

G. Revenue/Expenditures by Month     Revenue/Expenditures by Month     

H. Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report from February 24, 2016 through March 4, 2016. (Exhibit #9)
 
    

Initial Review

2

Program Review

0

Annual Review

0

Reevaluation (Triennial)

0

Administrative Transfer

1

Preschool

0

504 Review

0

504 Initial

1

Amendment with No Meeting Held

0

 
   
I. MS4 Annual Report      MS4 Report     
 

7. NEW BUSINESS

A. Policy

1. BE IT RESOLVED that revised Policy #4321.3, Allocation of Space for Special Education Programs, be approved.     Draft Policy #4321.3      

    NOTE: This is the first reading.

2. BE IT RESOLVED that revised Policy #4321.8, Impartial Hearing Officer Appointment and Compensation, be approved.     Draft Policy #4321.8

    NOTE: This is the first reading.

3. BE IT RESOLVED that revised Policy #4327, Homebound Instruction, be approved.     Draft Policy #4327
              
    NOTE: This is the first reading.

4. BE IT RESOLVED that new Policy #4773, Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities, be approved.     Draft Policy #4773      

    NOTE: This is the first reading.

B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the five year Municipal Contributions Agreement between the Trustees of Hamilton College, the County of Oneida, the Town of Kirkland, the Village of Clinton and the Clinton Central School District, effective January 1, 2016, be approved.      Municipal Contributions Agreement  

C. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of education accepts a donation form Target as part of their “2016 Take Charge of Education” program.     Target Donation    
     

  High School

$240.93

TA085 Student

  Middle School

$156.31

TA085 MS Student

 

D. RESOLUTION DATED MARCH 8, 2016

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, ONEIDA COUNTY, NEW YORK APPROVING THE INCLUSION OF A PROPOSITION FOR THE PURCHASE OF TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES ONTHE BALLOT AT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING.

WHEREAS, the Clinton Central School District (the “School District”) is considering undertaking the purchase of one (1) 66-passenger school bus and one (1) 72-passenger school bus at an estimated total maximum cost not to exceed $235,000 (collectively, the “Transportation Vehicles”); and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the School District (the “Board of Education”) desires to seek the authorization of the duly qualified voters of the School District to acquire the Transportation Vehicles and levy a tax for the cost thereof;

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Board of Education as follows:

Section 1. The acquisition of the Transportation Vehicles constitutes a “Type II Action” pursuant to Section 6 NYCRR Part 617 of the Regulations of the Department of Environmental Conservation of the State of New York adopted pursuant to Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law, as amended (the “SEQRA Act”), and no review under the SEQRA Act is required.

Section 2. The Board of Education hereby approves the inclusion of the following proposition on the ballot at the annual meeting of the School District scheduled to be held on May 17, 2016:

Proposition
Shall the Board of Education (the “Board of Education”) of the Clinton Central School District (the “District”) be authorized to purchase one (1) 66-passenger school bus and one (1) 72-passenger school bus at a total estimated cost of $235,000, including necessary furnishings, fixtures and equipment and all other necessary costs incidental thereto, and to expend a total sum not to exceed $235,000, which is estimated to be the total maximum cost thereof, and levy a tax which is hereby voted for the foregoing in the amount of $235,000, which shall be levied and collected in annual installments in such years and in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education and in anticipation of the collection of such tax, bonds and notes of the District are hereby authorized to be issued at one time or from time to time in the principal amount not to exceed $235,000, and a tax is hereby voted to pay the interest on said obligations when due?

Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect immediately.
 
 
E. RESOLUTION REGARDING STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District (the “Board”) has considered the effect upon the environment of the proposed work at:

 

Elementary School, Reconstruction, SED Control #41-11-01-06-0-001-012

Middle School, Reconstruction, SED Control #41-11-01-06-0-002-013

High School, Reconstruction, SED Control #41-11-01-06-0-005-012

 

WHEREAS, the Board has received and reviewed the Scope of the Proposed Project prepared and submitted in connection with the Project, and has further received and considered the advice of its Architects and Engineers with regard to the environmental impact of the Project; now therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District as follows:
                   

1.   The Board hereby determines in accordance with Article 8 (State Environmental Quality Review Act - SEQRA) of the Environmental Conservation Law that the Project is a Type II action which will not have a significant impact on the environment and is not subject to review under SEQRA.

             
                   

      2.   The Project is hereby approved and the Superintendent of Schools and all officers and employees of the District are authorized and directed to perform all actions and execute all documents necessary or appropriate to obtain the necessary funding, complete the Project and to carry out the intent of this resolution.

 

 

9. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

10. PERSONNEL

A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation with intent to retire of Ms. Christina Buschmann, Physical Education Teacher, after 30 years of service at CCS, in accordance with Article 22 of the current CTA agreement, effective June 30, 2015, be accepted with regret. (Exhibit #17)

B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the following spring coaching appointments for the 2015-2016 school year, to be compensated in accordance with Article 14 of the CTA contract, pending fingerprint clearance, be approved. (Exhibit #18)
         

    

   Matt Winn

Boys Modified Lacrosse Coach

$1932.35

   Stephen Hopler

Boys Modified Lacrosse Volunteer

 

   Patrick Monaghan

Boys Varsity Golf Volunteer

 

   Andrew Roberts

Varsity Baseball Volunteer

 

   Christina Buschmann

Intramural Fitness Center Coach

$ 561.17

   Christina Buschmann

Intramural Field Hockey Coach: Grades 4-6

$ 561.17

  
 
     NOTE: Mr. Winn is replacing Mr. O’Hearn who was approved at a previous meeting.

C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the unpaid family care leave for Renee Keyser, middle school guidance counselor, in accordance with Article 18 of the current CTA agreement, beginning on or about May 24, 2016 through approximately June 30, 2017, be approved. (Exhibit #19)
 
D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the resignation of Rebecca France, school monitor, effective March 8, 2016, be accepted.

11. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

12. ADJOURNMENT
 
13. COMING EVENTS 
 
    

DATE

EVENT

TIME

March 9, 2016

National Honor Society Induction

7:00pm, Theatre

March 11, 2016

Elementary School Science Fair

Elementary School

March 11, 2016

Middle School Dance

7:00pm – 9:00pm

March 13, 2016

Daylight Savings Time Begins

 

March 15, 2016

College Admission Information Night

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

March 16, 2016

CCSD Foundation Meeting

6:30pm

Board Room

March 18, 2016

Superintendent’s Conference Day

No Classes

March 21, 2016

Modified Spring Sports Begin

 

March 22, 2016

Middle School Tri-band Festival

Whitesboro CSD

March 22, 2016

Board of Education Meeting

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

March 23, 2016

High School Tri-band Festival

Whitesboro CSD

March 23, 2016

General PTA Meeting

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

March 25, 2016

Good Friday

School Closed

 
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