Board of Education Meeting Agenda October 18th

Agenda High School Library Media Center October 18, 2016 7:30p.m. BOARD OF EDUCATION Pleasantville Union Free School District

I. CALL TO ORDER

A. Approval of Board of Education Meeting minutes of September 27, 2016

  1. RECOGNITION OF ACCOMPLISHMENT

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS

    1. Meeting New Staff

    2. Auditor’s Report

    3. Strategic Plan – Year 3

  3. REPORTS FROM THE DAIS

    1. Superintendent’s Report

    2. Liaison Reports

  4. SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONS:

RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education accepts the following resignation for the purpose of retirement:

1. Doke, Kathleen
Sr. Office Assistant

Effective Date: End of day November 4, 2016

RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education accepts the following resignation:

1. Aloia, Elizabeth Teacher Aide

Effective Date: End of day August 11, 2016 B. APPOINTMENTS/REAPPOINTMENTS:

RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the following Appointments/Reappointments:

1. Substitute Teachers/Chaperones – 2016-2017 School Year:
NYS Certified

  1. a) De La Rosa, Henry

  2. b) Donnellan, Patricia

  3. c) Durr, Jaclyn

  4. d) Marino, Christina

  5. e) Ruggiero, Ana

  6. f) Perlleshi, Robert – Chaperone Only

  7. g) Leahy, Alexis – Chaperone Only

2. Substitute Teacher Aides/Chaperones – 2016-2017 School Year:

  1. a) De La Rosa, Henry

  2. b) Donnellan, Patricia

  3. c) Durr, Jaclyn

  4. d) Marino, Christina

  5. e) Ruggiero, Ana

f) Sheehy, Courtney
3. Extra Curricular Appointments – 2016-2017 School Year:

Bedford Road School

  1. a) Reich, Valerie – S.O. Advisor (1/2 stipend)

  2. b) Cunnane, Shannon – S.O. Advisor (1/2 stipend)

High School

  1. a) Becer, Filiz – Science Olympiad (1/2 stipend)

  2. b) Mathew, Kesiah – Science Olympiad (1/2 stipend)

a) Groenewoud, Paula

4. Teacher Aides – 2016-2017 School Year:

Special Education:
a) Durr, Jaclyn – BRS

High School:
a) Christie, Peter

5. Special Assignment – 2016-2017 School Year:

Step 3 plus daily hourly aide rate

Step 1 (certified) (Effective 9/28/16) Step 1 (uncertified)

a) Marselle, Joseph – Manage and prepare computer technology for Board of Education meetings 10 additional days at 1/200th of annual salary

6. Special Education Lab School Intern – 2016-2017 School Year:
a) Leahy, Alexis $12,000 Stipend

C. SALARY ADJUSTMENTS:

RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the following salary adjustments reflecting approved academic credits taken:

From Level Clark, Dillon B Hurdis, Deborah B Lamar, Sara B-1 Papa, Daria B Sebring, Lizabeth C Tedrow, Staci B-1

D. NEW POSITION:

to Level Step

B-1 2 B-1 5 B-2 10 B-1 4 C-1 16 B-2 6A

Effective

9/1/2016 9/1/2016 9/1/2016 9/1/2016 9/1/2016 9/1/2016

RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools the Board of Education creates one (1) full time teaching assistant position effective November 7, 2016.

  1. RECOGNITION OF AUDIENCE

  2. BUSINESS OF THE BOARD

A. RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION

BE IT RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools and the Committee on Pre-School Special Education, the Board of Education reviews the following classification and arranges for the following placement and/or services for case numbered: 2415.

B. RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMITTEE ON SPECIAL EDUCATION

BE IT RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools and the Committee on Special Education, the Board of Education reviews the following classifications and arranges for the following placements and/or services for cases numbered: 161213, 421516, 1020506, 521011, 041617, 291314, 220506, 211516, 211314.

C. APPROVAL OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the appointment of Julia Dyckman Andrus Memorial, for professional services, to provide a Special Education Program for the 2016-17 school year at a maximum to $18,535.40.

D. APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the appointment of Foundations Behavioral Health, for additional professional services in the amount of $35,340, to provide a Residential Maintenance Program, bringing the 2016-17 school year maximum to $182,340.

E. APPROVAL OF DISTRICT PLAN

RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the Special Education District Plan for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.

F. APPROVAL OF REVISION TO POLICY 5410 PURCHASING

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves revisions to Policy 5410 Purchasing.

G. RESOLUTION TO PARTICIPATE IN COOPERATIVE PURCHASING THROUGH NATIONAL JOINT POWERS ALLIANCE (NJPA)

WHEREAS, the National Joint Powers Alliance (“NJPA”) is a national purchasing cooperative organized under the laws of the State of Minnesota, authorized to serve enter agreements with governmental units, including public school districts, in the United States; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education believes that it would be in the best interest of the School District to participate in cooperative purchasing through NJPA; and

WHEREAS, NJPA complies substantially with the competitive bidding requirements of New York State General Municipal Law Section 103 in such cooperative bids;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the hereby authorizes the School District's participation in such cooperative purchasing through NJPA, and authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to execute a Participating Membership Agreement and a Joint Powers Agreement with NJPA, subject to the following conditions:
(1) NJPA shall perform all purchases and procurements substantially in accordance with the competitive bidding requirements of Section 103 of the New York State General Municipal law; (2) Any such bid/RFP shall specifically state that such bid/RFP is open to and can be used by other governmental units; (3) the School District is not obligated to purchase any goods or services; (4) the School District can choose which goods and services to purchase, if any, based upon the list of items bid, including the specifications for each good and service; and (5) participation in this cooperative purchasing contract shall not require the payment of any fees.

VIII. BUSINESS AFFAIRS:

A. APPROVAL OF HEALTH CONTRACT

RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, the Board of Education approves the following Health Services Contract for the 2014-15 school year:

City School District of New Rochelle – 9 students at $1096.36/student B. ADOPTION OF BUDGET PRESENTATION CALENDAR

RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, the Board of Education hereby adopts the PUFSD 2017-18 Budget Presentation Calendar as attached.

C. ACCEPTANCE OF AUDITOR’S REPORT

BE IT RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, the Board of Education accepts and files the independent financial audit submitted by O’Connor Davies, LLP for the year ended June 30, 2016.

D. ACCEPTANCE OF INTERNAL AUDITOR’S REPORT

BE IT RESOLVED, that, upon the recommendation of the Assistant Superintendent for Business, the Board of Education accepts and files the Intensive Review of Human Resources and Payroll, submitted by Tobin & Company for the year ended June 30, 2016.

  1. NEW BUSINESS/OLD BUSINESS

  2. ADJOURNMENT

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