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CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
April 5, 2016
Secondary Media Center
7:00pm

 

 
04.5.16 Master Presentation Slides

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. Stephen Grimm

    B. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Stephen Grimm

    C. Budget Update – Dr. Stephen Grimm and Mr. Joseph Barretta

6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA) 

    Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for April 5, 2016

    B. Minutes from the Regular Meeting held on March 22, 2016     Minutes for 3/22/216     

    C. Committee on Preschool Special Education and Committee on Special Education (CSE) Report from March 22, 2016 through April 1, 2016. (Exhibit #2)                       

Initial Review

0

Program Review

1

Annual Review

6

Reevaluation (Triennial)

0

Administrative Transfer

0

Preschool

1

504 Review

1

504 Initial

0

Amendment with No Meeting Held

1

    D. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel (Exhibit #3)

7. NEW BUSINESS

    A. COOPERATIVE BIDDING RESOLUTION

    WHEREAS, it is the plan of a number of PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS and the MADISON-ONEIDA BOCES (the “BOCES”) during the 2016-2017 school year to bid jointly for the purchase of various types of computers and technology commodities (the “Commodities”); and

    WHEREAS, the Clinton Central School District (“the School District”) is desirous of participating in the joint bidding of the Commodities, as authorized by General Municipal Law, Article 5-G; and

    WHEREAS, this Board of Education has received and reviewed the Cooperative Bid Procedures (“the Procedures”) governing its right and responsibilities should it elect to participate in the joint bidding of commodities; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in accordance with Cooperative Bid Procedures the Board of Education agrees to award bid purchase item purchases according to the recommendation of the BOCES if such award is in the best interest of the school district.      Cooperative Bidding

    B. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the disposal of the attached list of obsolete property.    List of Obsolete Items for Disposal         

    C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, in accordance with Board Policy #6150, the following 2015-2016 line item budget transfer, be approved.     Budget Transfers          
         

Description

Account Code

Increase

Decrease

Reason

MS Textbooks

A2110.481.04

$5,761.00

 

Purchase Two Epson Bright Links and White Boards

State Aid Hardware

A2630.220.00

 

$5,761.00

Athletics Contractual

A2855.400.00

$10,000

 

Purchase Four Steeple

Chase Barriers

Health Insurance

A9060.800.00

 

$10,000

      

     D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the revised 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.       Revised Agreement               

8. OTHER

    A. BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tax bill revisions be approved:     Tax Bill Adjustment                                         
    
        Tammy L. Clifford, Tax Map No. 346.000-1-71.4, an adjustment of $684.

    B. BE IT RESOLVED, that the last day of personal voter registration for the vote of May 17, 2016 at Clinton Central School will take place in the Superintendent’s Office between the hours of 1:00pm and 4:00pm on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Voters registered with the County Board of Elections are eligible to vote in the school district referendum. The Board of Registration consists of the qualified voters, Irene Hummel and Betsy Beckman.

9. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

10. PERSONNEL

     A. BE IT RESOLVED that the resignation of Corey Snitchler, Physics Teacher, effective June 30, 2016, be accepted, with regret. (Exhibit #9)

     B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Katherine Elia to the civil service position of 1.0 FTE Aide, at an hourly wage of $9.00, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, effective April 6, 2016, be approved. (Exhibit #10)

     C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the creation of one competitive position, Account Clerk, with the Oneida County Civil Service Department, be approved. (Exhibit #11)
 
Additional Item
 
     D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Gina Greco to the position of long-term substitute teacher in the elementary tenure area at Step 1BA+17grad, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, beginning on or about April 29, 2016 through June 22, 2016, be approved.   (Exhibit #12)
 
   NOTE: Ms. Greco will be assuming the duties of Aften Ford, 6th grade teacher, who will be on family care leave.

11. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

12. EXECUTIVE SESSION

13. COMING EVENTS

     

DATE

EVENT

TIME

April 18, 2016

6-8 Grade Honors Math/Science Parent Meeting

7:00pm

Theatre

April 19, 2016

Board of Education Meeting

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

April 20, 2016

Arbor Day celebration

10:00am

Elementary School

April 20, 2016

CCSD Foundation Meeting

6:30pm

Board Room

April 21, 2016

Olympics of the Visual Arts

Saratoga Springs

April 25-29, 2016

Spring Recess

No Classes

May 6, 2016

Eighth Grade Trip to NYC

 

May 6&7, 2016

NYSSMA Solo Festival

CCS

May 10, 2016

Meet the Candidates

Budget Hearing

6:30pm

High School Cafeteria

 
 
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