Agenda September 25 2019
CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Horace Greeley High School - Academic Commons
Presiding Officer: Jane Kimmel Shepardson
Pledge of Allegiance - Holly McCall
Call the Meeting to Order at 6:00 PM
Proposed Executive Session, subject to Board approval.
7:00 p.m. for Special Reception at Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Reconvene public session at 7:30 p.m. at Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
1. Information Business Affairs
1.1 President’s Report
1.2 Superintendent’s Report
District’s Comprehensive K-12 Counseling Presentation
Summer Professional Learning
2. Committee Reports
Public Comment Period:
We welcome public comments, and in respect for each other's time, we ask that you limit your comments to three minutes. Board members may be contacted via email or phone. After the public comment period has been completed, Board members may have a discussion among themselves regarding comments presented.
3. Approvals & Ratifications
3.1 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the September 10, 2019 Board Meeting.
3.2 Policy 2050: Financial Reporting – first reading and adoption
(According to Policy 2065 Policies & Bylaws, “The approval or amendment of policies shall be adopted after no fewer than two readings, unless the second reading is waived by a majority of the Board members.”)
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby adopts Policy #2050: Financial Reporting.
3.3 Policy 5060: Education of Students in Temporary Housing and Unaccompanied Youth - first reading
4. Recommended Action: Personnel
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as per diem substitute teachers to be employed on an “as needed” basis:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as a Building Specific substitute teacher for the 2019/2020 school year:
Michaela Durr – Douglas Grafflin Elementary School (effective September 16, 2019)
Diane Masi – Seven Bridges Middle School (effective September 3, 2019)
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as student teachers, interns and/or classroom observers for the 2019/2020 school year:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby authorizes the attached Agreements for Services for the individuals and agencies listed below effective for the 2019/2020 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as PSAT and/or SAT and/or ACT proctors to be employed on an "as needed" basis effective for the 2019/2020 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:
|Lynne Brennan||Charles Buchanan||Karen Carey||Laura Jean Cavaluzzi|
|Yanxia Chen||Dawn Dellner||Mary Farrell||Eileen Farrington|
|Susan Fitzgerald||Tracy Franks||Karen Greco||Jill Guzzy|
|Erin Johansen||Jennifer Kuo||Nancy Larkin||Sara Lewis|
|Mirjam Lord||Ann Marie Masciana||Joann Mastrocola||Donna McBride|
|Dana McBride||Susan McCarthy||Steven Metzger||Jennifer Monaco|
|Linda Mullane||Nicole Neto||Kathleen O’Donnell||Maura Olson|
|Rashmi Sadana||Barbara Scheine||Monique Scollan||Gretta Seidel|
|Helen Teevan||Ann Marie Tetelman||Lisa Tighe||Jennifer Troup|
|Diane Wendel||Brian Vermette||Laura Zolotorofe|
Alternate Coordinator: Charles Buchanan
BE IT RESOLVED that the probationary term of Music Teacher, Madison Martineau, shall be amended to terminate on August 28, 2022, based upon receipt of proof of tenure in a New York State public school district.
Ms. Jannel King, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective October 8, 2019.
Resignation for Purposes of Retirement:
Mr. Robert Forlini, Teacher of Art, Horace Greeley High School, effective December 1, 2019.
Mr. Brad Gitlin, (.5) Teacher of Physical Education and (.5) Assistant Athletic Director, Horace Greeley High School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Physical Education effective October 28, 2019 through October 27, 2023, subject to receipt of composite or overall annual professional performance review ratings pursuant to Education law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either effective or highly effective in at least three (3) of the four (4) proceeding years, and if the probationer receives an ineffective composite or overall rating in the final year of the probationary period he or she shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, (pending background check).
Appointment: Long-term Substitute
Ms. Lester Roby, Teacher of Mathematics, Horace Greeley High School, effective September 13, 2019 through December 20, 2019 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).
Mr. Steven McLees, Athletic Coordinator, District-Wide, effective September 26, 2019 through June 26, 2020.
Appointment: Coaching - Effective September 26, 2019 through November 1, 2019
|Jennifer David||Asst. Modified – Bell||Field Hockey|
Paola Conklin, Senior Office Assistant-Automated Systems (Confidential), at the Education Center, effective, September 25, 2019.
Paola Conklin, Personnel Assistant (Confidential), Education Center, effective September 26, 2019.
Lori Mastroddi, Office Assistant-Automated Systems (Session), Horace Greeley High School, effective October 10, 2019.
Renata Karaqi, Teacher Aide, Westorchard Elementary School, 22.5 hrs./week/session, effective September 26, 2019.
5. Recommended Action: Other
5.1 CSE Summaries (2019-20 School Year) reported to the Board on September 25, 2019.
5.2 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the adoption of the District’s Comprehensive K-12 Counseling Plan.
5.3 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves an Agreement for Health & Welfare Services with City School District of New Rochelle for 4 students at a rate of $1,008.00 per student, effective September 6, 2017 to June 22, 2018 and authorizes the Board President, Superintendent, and District Clerk to execute this Agreement.
5.4 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a Letter of Agreement for Provision of Evaluation and Therapy Services with All About Kids for the purpose of providing direct Therapy, Evaluations, Screenings, Consultations, and other Additional services may be available for students at rates per Attachment A, effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 and authorizes the Superintendent to execute this Agreement.
5.5 CCSD BID #B2019-19 – RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, the Board of Education, in accordance with Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law, invited sealed bids for Football Helmets; and
WHEREAS, the bids were opened publicly on September 23rd, 2019 and two bids were received;
WHEREAS, an evaluation was made of the proposed Football Helmets by Jason Semo, Athletic Director, John Chow, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Michael Trnik, District Purchasing Agent, and it was determined that the bid submitted by Riddell/All American was not in compliance with the bid specifications in that the proposed Riddell
helmets did not meet the requirement that the helmets meet the highest safety rating based on the STAR evaluation system;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of Mr. Semo, Mr. Chow, and Mr. Trnik, that the Board of Education hereby determines that failure of Riddell to comply with the bid specifications, as described above, constitutes a material deviation from the bid specifications and, therefore, rejects such bid as unresponsive; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of Mr. Semo, Mr. Chow and Mr. Trnik, that the Board of Education, in the best interests of the School District, hereby awards the bid for Football Helmets to VICIS, Inc., as the lowest responsible bidder responsive to the bid specifications as stipulated in the bid documents for CCSD Bid # B2019-19 at the cost of $30,660.00.
5.6 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board President is hereby authorized to issue letters to the parents of student numbers #602342, #602341, and #701409 regarding a matter considered by the Board during executive session at this meeting.
6.1 BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approved CCSD RFP #2019-7: Audio Visual Design Services for STEAM Building and Lower L-Building at Horace Greeley High School and recommends awarding the contract to KVL Audio Visual Services in an amount not to exceed $37,525.
6.2 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Board President to execute the following Change Order.
Change Order: Casabella GE-GC-02
Project: Chappaqua CSD DW Security Bell Middle School
Contractor: Casabella Contracting
Description: Provides funds for all labor, equipment and materials related to demolishing and removing existing stone wall and foundation due to discovered oil tank which had to be removed and replacing stone wall and foundation in kind. Contract time increase: (0)
7.1 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the Revenue Status Report from 7/1/2019 to 8/31/2019.
7.2 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the proposed agreement from KG&D Architects, PC for Professional Services to assist the Chappaqua CSD with the design and development of a new Boiler Plan building to service the Horace Greeley Gym, Building H and new Security Office in the amount of $55,000.00 for architectural, mechanical/electrical and structural phases, with other exclusions, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.
7.3 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the proposed agreement with KG&D Architects, PC to provide continued additional oversight services for the District-wide Security Projects for four weeks in September at a cost of $6,660 and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.
7.4 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Consent Judgement to Lisa Goldbaum and Robert Goldbaum for assessment year 2018 in the amount of $6,494.99.
7.5 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Consent Judgement to John and Jeanne Hardt for assessment year 2018 in the amount of $9,872.16.
7.6 BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby authorizes a refund payment in the amount of $3,784.10 to Chappaqua Arcade LLC for the second half of school and library taxes for the 2017 assessment year. At the time of the approval of the Consent Judgment on January 9, 2019, only the first half of the school and library taxes had been paid by the petitioner.
8. Notice of Future Meetings
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:30 pm
Audit Approval/Assessment Review for 2018-19 Academic Year
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the Acting District Clerk,
Theresa Markley at 238-7200, x-1002, at least five days prior to the meeting.
Chappaqua Board of Education
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Chappaqua, NY 10514
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