March 9, BOE Meeting Agenda

SCHENEVUS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Agenda for Regular Meeting of the Board of Education Meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

  • CALL TO ORDER/PLEDGE
  • MEMBERS PRESENT/ABSENT
  • APPROVE MINUTES (Motion)

February 9, 2021 Board of Education Meeting Minutes 

  • PUBLIC COMMENT (Read Statement)
  • REPORTS

Building Administrator Report

Treasurer’s Report

Superintendent’s Report – Merger Study Update – Staffing

  • APPROVE JANUARY 2021 TREASURER’S REPORTS (Motion) – 

Budget Status Report

Budget Status COVID Related Report 

Revenue Status Report

Budget Transfers 

Budget Transfer Request – 02262021 (1, 2, 3) (Need Signature)

Warrants 

General Fund Warrant 0022 – January 2021

School Lunch Fund Warrant 0023 – January 2021

Federal Fund Warrant 0024 – January 2021

Capital Fund Warrant 0025 – January 2021

Private Purpose Fund Warrant 0026 – January 2021

  • REVIEW (No Motion)  

Operations & Finance

    1. Student Activity Account – January 2021

Teaching & Learning

Correspondence and Dates:

  • OLD BUSINESS (Motion)

NONE

  • NEW BUSINESS

Business Items: (Motion)

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the following:

  1. Special Education program service recommendations from the Committee on Special Education.
  2. Approve the 2021-2022 School District Calendar
  3. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AS FOLLOWS:
      1.     The following notice shall be added to the notice of annual meeting and election:

 AND NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that the following proposition will be submitted for voter approval at such time:

PROPOSITION #__

 Shall the following resolution be adopted to wit:

RESOLVED THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE SCHENEVUS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO UNDERTAKE THE ACQUISITION OF ONE (1) 65-PASSENGER SCHOOL BUS AT AN ESTIMATED MAXIMUM COST OF $122,000.00, LESS TRADE-IN VALUE, IF ANY, AND THAT SUCH COSTS, OR SO MUCH THEREOF AS MAY BE NECESSARY, SHALL BE RAISED BY THE LEVY OF A TAX TO BE COLLECTED IN ANNUAL INSTALLMENTS; AND, IN ANTICIPATION OF SUCH TAX, DEBT OBLIGATIONS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS MAY BE NECESSARY NOT TO EXCEED $122,000.00 SHALL BE ISSUED, OR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ENTER INTO AN INSTALLMENT PURCHASE CONTRACT IF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DETERMINES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE IN THAT METHOD.

      1.     At such meeting taxes to be levied by installments will be proposed for authorized indebtedness providing for payment of the acquisition of school buses at an estimated maximum aggregate cost of not to exceed $122,000.  Such taxes shall be levied upon all the taxable property of the District, shall be levied in annual installments and shall be of such amounts and levied in such years as may be determined by the Board of Education.
      1.     The District Clerk or the Clerk’s designee is hereby directed to add the above to the notice of the annual meeting of the School District.
      1.     This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
  1. RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Schenevus Central School District does hereby authorize the Superintendent on April 19, 2021 to cast one vote on the Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES Administrative Budget as presented for the 2021-2022 school year and cast three votes for the BOCES Board of Education members.
  2. Approve the tax refund of $1,907.45 to the Zambriskkis as requested by the Tax Collector.

Personnel Items: (Motion)

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the following:

  1. Approve the updated contract of District Treasurer, Deb Geci for the term February 12, 2021-June 30, 2023. (Need Signature)
  2. Appoint the following as poll inspectors for the 21-22 budget vote: Theresa Mellor, Matt Gregory and Kathleen Bentley.
  3. Appoint the Board Clerk, Nicole Couse, and/or Deputy Clerk, Theresa Carlin, as clerk for the school budget and board election vote.
  4. Appoint Andrew Swiderskito the position of Scorebook, Timer, and Shot Clock for the 20-21 school year sports at the contractual rate. 
  5. Appoint William Barrett to the position of Scorebook, Timer, and Shot Clock for the 20-21 school year sports at the contractual rate. 
  6. Appoint Ashley Warrento the position of chaperone for the 20-21 school year at the contractual rate.
  7. Appoint Stephanie Lincoln to the position of chaperone for the 20-21 school year at the contractual rate.
  8. Appoint Amy Sulas to the position of chaperone for the 20-21 school year at the contractual rate.
  9. Appoint Christine Gollin to the position of chaperone for the 20-21 school year at the contractual rate.
  10. Approve the following people as volunteers to assist with the 2021 Varsity Softball Season.
    1. Richard Westcott
    2. Jayme Bentley 
    3. Erika Spranger

Administrative Items: (Motion)

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the following:

  1. Approve the first reading of policy 0101 – Gender Neutral Single-Occupancy Bathrooms.
  2. Approve the Schenevus Central School District Communicable Disease – Pandemic Plan

Future of Schenevus Items: (Motion)

Upon recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the following:

NONE

  • PUBLIC COMMENT
  • BOARD INFORMATION 

BOE Member Blueprint Review

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION (Motion)
  •  ADJOURNMENT ( Motion)