Agenda April 1, 2020

REVISED: April 1, 2020 at 6:21pm


Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Horace Greeley High School - Academic Commons
Zoom Videoconference

(A Livestream video link was provided for this meeting)

Presiding Officer: Jane Kimmel Shepardson
Pledge of Allegiance - Holly McCall

This meeting will be closed to in-person public attendance.  Governor Cuomo has allowed public bodies including school boards to fulfill their obligations to conduct business in the public eye without permitting in-person attendance by the public, “provided that the public has the ability to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and later transcribed.”

Presiding Officer:  Jane Kimmel Shepardson
Pledge of Allegiance:  Holly McCall

1.       Call the Meeting to Order at 5:15 pm

2.      Proposed Executive Session, subject to Board approval.

3.      Reconvene public session at 7:30 p.m. at Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

4.      Superintendent Report

Presentation - 2020-21 CCSD Potential Budget Adjustments     

5.      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.  Please note that while in-person public comment is not possible at this time, you are encouraged to contact the Board by e-mail with any comments, at

6.      Recommended Action:  Other

WHEREAS in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor of the State of New York has called upon each public school district  to assure that for the period commencing on

April 1, 2020 through April 14, 2020 all weekdays shall be designated as student remote instructional days consistent with the district’s continuity of learning plan; and

WHEREAS there has been a mandate placed upon New York State public school districts to continuously provide food services and childcare services in accordance with their plans as submitted to the New York State Education Depart in response to the COVID-19 pandemic;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby modifies the adopted 2019-2020 School District Calendar by establishing the days of April 1 through April 14 as student remote instructional days, thereby changing April 6 through April 13 from Spring Recess days to student remote instructional days; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED in addition to implementing remote instructional days during each of the weekdays commencing on April 1, 2020 and through at least April 14, 2020 the District shall continue its childcare services and food services plan as submitted to the New York State Education Department, while awaiting further direction from New York State Government Officials.

7.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:30 pm
Budget Adoption
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 8:00 am
PNW/BOCES Budget Vote and Election – All component districts meet
Education Center

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:30 pm
Budget Hearing/Chappaqua Public Library Budget Presentations
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

8.       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