Agenda January 25 2019



Friday, January 25, 2019

Education Center
Holiday Inn Express - Main Lobby, 1400 G.A.R. Highway, Route 6, Swansea, MA

Presiding Officer: Warren Messner
Pledge of Allegiance

Convene public meeting at 8:00 am

1.    Call to Order

2.    Pledge of Allegiance

3.    Adjourn into Executive Session

BE IT RESOLVED THAT, the Board of Education will adjourn into Executive Session to discuss litigation. 

4.    Re-convene Public Meeting

5.    Recommended Action:  Other

5.1    WHEREAS The Chappaqua Central School District (“District’) District and Dobtol Construction, LLC (“Dobtol”) entered into an Owner-Contractor Agreement dated November 1, 2017 for the performance of General Contractor services for capital improvements at the Robert E. Bell Middle School (SED #66-10-04-06-0-009-021) and at the Seven Bridges Middle School (SED #66-10-04-06-0-036-004); and

WHEREAS Dobtol has failed to perform the work required of it under the terms of the above mentioned agreement regarding both of the projects as referred above, including the abandonment of the work that Dobtol had agreed to perform; and

WHEREAS with Dobtol being in default of its contractual obligations regarding the projects described by SED numbers as stated above, its performance bond surety, Bondex Insurance Company (“Bondex”) by letter dated January 17, 2019 advised the District that Dobtol is unable to complete the projects covered by its November 1, 2017 Agreement with the District.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the District hereby terminates its November 1, 2017 Agreement with Dobtol, based upon Dobtol ‘s breach of contract and abandonment of the work required for the completion the projects at the Robert E. Bell Middle School (SED #66-10-06-0-009-021) and the Seven Bridges Middle School (SED #66-10-04-06-0-036-004), effective immediately; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education directs the Superintendent of Schools and her designees to make arrangements with Dobtol’ s surety, Bondex, for the completion of the above-mentioned projects in accordance with Bondex’s obligations owed to the District pursuant to its Performance Bond, AIA Document A321-2010, Bond No. 10085825, as issued pursuant to the above-mentioned November 1, 2017 Agreement between the District and Dobtol.

6.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:30 pm
Robert E. Bell Student Presentation
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 7:30 pm
Seven Bridges Middle School Student Presentation/Superintendent’s Budget Proposal
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

7.       Adjournment

Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the District Clerk,
Liisa Elsner at 238-7200, x-1002, at least five days prior to the meeting.
Chappaqua Board of Education
Education Center
66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514