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CLINTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR MEETING
Secondary Media Center
April 19, 2016
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

    B. Superintendent’s Report

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

    D. Administrators Reports

6. STANDING RESOLUTIONS (CONSENT AGENDA)

     Approval of the following items:

    A. Agenda and Any Additions to the Agenda for April 19, 2016

    B. Minutes from the Special Meeting held on April 5, 2016    Minutes for April 5, 2016                  

    C. Summary Treasurer’s Report for March 2016     Summary Treasurer's Report                                

    D. Treasurer’s Report for March 2016     Treasurer's Report                             

    E. Executive Summary for March 2016     Executive Summary                                    

    F. Revenues/Expenditures by Month     Revenues/expenditures by Month        

    G. Updated List of Substitute and Supervisory Personnel (Exhibit #6)

7. COMMITTEE/LIAISON REPORTS

    A. Subcommittees
         1. Policy Committee – Ms. Erica Shaw

    B. Liaisons
        1. School Boards Institute – Ms. Amy Franz

8. NEW BUSINESS


A. BE IT RESOLVED that the expenditure budget for the 2016-217 school year in the amount of
$26,800,804.00, and to place said proposition before the voters on May 17, 2016, be adopted.
 
B. WHEREAS, Education law section 1608(7) requires that each year the Board of Education prepare and approve a property tax report card;
 
BE IT RESOLVED; that the Board of Education adopts the following property tax report card.    Property Tax Report Card
                             
C. WHEREAS, the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES tentative administration budget is adopted by public resolution; and

WHEREAS, copies of the tentative administration, capital and program budgets were received on March 21, 2016 and an information meeting was presented at OHM BOCES on April 6, 2016;
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves the tentative administrative budget of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties, in the amount of $3,537,982 for 2016-2017.     BOCES Budget Information               
 
D. WHEREAS, the election of Cooperative Board members is to occur by resolution; and

WHEREAS, notification was received on March 23rd of the slate of candidates, and information meeting was presented at OHM BOCES on April 6, 2016;
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education casts its vote(s) in the annual election of members for a three year term to the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties, for the persons indicated on the ballot.    Biographies           
      
          1. Mr. Michael Moore (Clinton)
          2. Mr. Gary P. Nelson (Holland Patent)
          3. Dr. Gary W. Porcelli (New York Mills)
          4. Mr. Russell Stewart (Waterville)
 
E. 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 $140,171.94 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); 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21.     Computer Lease     
 
F. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the agreement between the Oneida County Board of Elections and the Clinton Central School District to provide services to support the annual school budget vote, be approved.     Agreement with Oneida County

G. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts two donations from the Clinton Central School District Foundation to purchase Chromebooks for the middle school and materials to implement Leveled Literacy Intervention at the elementary school.      CCSD Foundation Donation            

          $36,225 A.2110.490.00.0000

          Budgetary Distribution

          $14,600 A.2110.490.00.0000 (Regular School BOCES)
          $21,625 A.2110.450.01.0000 (Elementary School Supplies)

H. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts $1,135 in donations to the Clinton Central School District’s Fitness Center.    Fitness Center Donation                  

           $1,135 TA185 Fitness Center
 
I. BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education accepts a donation from Kohl’s for the Elementary School’s Playground Project:    Playground Donation   

         $500 TA085 Playground

         NOTE: This donation was awarded due to the volunteer effort of Teacher Assistant Nancy Lillibridge.

9. OTHER
 
A. WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, has called a special district meeting of the qualified voters of said School District to be held on the 17th day of May, 2016; and

WHEREAS, it is now desired to provide for the appointment of a chairperson and inspectors of election for the special district meeting to be compensated in accordance with the agreement between the Oneida County Board of Elections and the Clinton Central School District;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Education of the Clinton Central School District, Oneida County, New York, as follows:

Section 1. Wendlyn Weber, duly qualified voter of said School District is hereby appointed as the chairwoman of the special district meeting referred to in the preambles hereof.

Section 2. The following named qualified voters of said School District are hereby appointed to act as inspectors of election at said special district meeting:

INSPECTORS: Wendlyn Weber, Matthew Weber, Gil Palladino, Patricia Palladino, Irene Hummel, Karen Winkler, Julie Lillibridge and Shirley Knop.

10. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

11. PERSONNEL

A. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Danielle Tesak to the position of long-term substitute guidance counselor in the school counselor tenure area, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, at Step 1MA, beginning on or about May 13, 2016 through June 30, 2016. (Exhibit #15) 

B. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Jennifer Kelly to the confidential civil service position of Account Clerk, at an annual salary of $36,500 with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, beginning on or about July 1, 2016, be approved. (Exhibit #16)

C. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the civil service appointment of Michelle Jewell to the position of Cleaner at Step 5 in accordance with the current CSEA agreement, pending fingerprint clearance, with a probationary period of 8 to 26 weeks, effective April 25, 2016, be approved. (Exhibit #17)
 
D. BE IT RESOLVED that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the appointment of Danielle Tesak to the position of long-term substitute guidance counselor in the school counselor tenure area, in accordance with the current CTA agreement, at Step 1MA, beginning on July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.    

12. QUESTIONS BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

13. ADJOURNMENT
 
14. COMING EVENTS 
 

DATE

EVENT

TIME

April 20, 2016

Arbor Day Celebration

10:00am

Elementary School

April 20, 2016

CCSD Foundation Meeting

6:30pm

Board Room

April 20, 2016

Olympics of the Visual Arts

Saratoga Springs

April 25-29, 2016

Spring Recess

No classes

May 4, 2016

Math awards Banquet (date change)

5:30pm

High school Cafeteria

May 6, 2016

Eighth Grade Trip to NYC

 

May 6 & 7, 2016

NYSSMA Solo Festival 1-4

CCS

May 10, 2016

Meet the Candidates

6:30pm

High School Cafeteria

 

Budget Hearing

7:00pm

High School Cafeteria

May 12, 2016

Elementary Spring Concert

7:00pm

Theatre

May 14, 2016

Junior Prom

 

May 17, 2016

Budget Vote

Noon – 9:00pm

Theatre Lobby

May 18, 2016

General PTA Meeting

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

 

CCSD Foundation Meeting

7:00pm

Board Room

May 19, 2016

Nation Jr. Honor Society Induction

7:00pm

Theatre

May 24, 2016

Board of Education Meeting (Tentative)

7:00pm

Secondary Media Center

 
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