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Agenda March 23, 2022

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Horace Greeley High School, Auditorium

Presiding Officer: Hilary Grasso
Pledge of Allegiance

Call the Meeting to Order at 6:30 pm

Proposed Executive Session to discuss litigation, contract negotiations, the employment history of particular persons, matters of health and safety and to receive advice from counsel subject to Board approval.

Reconvene the business meeting at 7:30 pm Horace Greeley High School – Auditorium.

1.       Information Business Affairs

1.1    President’s Report

1.2    Superintendent’s Report 

1.2.1    Horace Greeley High School Boys Swim Team Recognition

Presentation:    Operations & Maintenance / Non-Instructional/Revenue/Tax Rates/Contingency Budget Presentations

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 hereby accepts the Minutes of the March 14, 2022 Special Board Meeting.

3.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the Minutes of the March 15, 2022 Board Meeting.

4.      Recommended Action:   Personnel

4.1    Instructional

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as a per diem substitute at the Building Specific substitute teacher rate:

Samantha LaBarbera – Douglas Grafflin Elementary School

Resignation:
Ms. Diana Goldberg, Teacher of Science, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective June 30, 2022.

Request for Extension of Childcare Leave of Absence:
Ms. Marina Comblo, Teacher of Elementary Education, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective August 31, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

Request for Childcare Leave of Absence:
Ms. Kathryn Ottomanelli, Teacher of Art, Horace Greeley School, effective March 8, 2022 through April 29, 2022.

Appointment: Coaching - Effective March 14, 2022 through May 31, 2022

Sport Level Coach Step
Track Varsity Assistant Daniel Bozzelli 1

4.2    Non-Instructional   

Recommended Action:  Other
BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby appoints Marian Waltzer to a clerical substitute assignment at the Education Center.  Her salary will be $25/hour, effective April 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022.

Termination:
Harald Schwab, Benefits Assistant at the Education Center, terminated effective at close of business on March 22, 2022.

Appointments:
Kirk Peden, Teacher Aide at Robert E. Bell Middle School, 18.75 hours/week (Session), at $17/per hour, per COSA Contract, effective March 24, 2022.

5.    Recommended Action:  Other
Use of the Consent Agenda permits the Board of Education to make more effective use of its time by adopting a single motion to cover those relatively routine matters, which are included. Any member of the Board who wishes to discuss individually a particular piece of business on the Consent Agenda may so indicate and that item will be considered and voted on separately, thus preserving the right of all Board members to be heard on any issue. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the following Consent agenda as submitted by the Superintendent of Schools.

5.1    CSE Summaries (2021-22 School Year) reported to the Board on March 23, 2022.

5.2    CSE Summaries (2022-23 School Year) reported to the Board on March 23, 2022.

5.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Chappaqua Central School District, Westchester County, New York, hereby authorizes and directs the District Clerk to give notice to the qualified voters of the School District of the 2022 Annual Public Hearing on the Budget and Annual Meeting, School District Election, Library Election and Vote, as follows:

        NOTICE OF 2022 ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET, ANNUAL MEETING, SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION, LIBRARY ELECTION AND VOTE

5.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves revised Bid Award Recommendation #B2022-01:  Purchase of musical instruments and equipment including parts and materials, rental and purchase of sound, video and lighting equipment, servicing sound, video and lighting to The Muzic Store, Inc., for the 2021-22 school year, at various rates.

5.5    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Mario Martinez, Suzanne Rota and James Skoog to the District-wide Health & Safety Committee.

5.6    WHEREAS, the District owns the attached list of items which are no longer useful or necessary for school district purposes and of no value to the School District; 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby declares such items to be surplus property and of no value to the School District and authorizes the disposal of such equipment in a prudent manner in accordance with law.

5.7    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an agreement with WSP USA Inc., for additional project support related to the Zauderer Subdivision project in relation to comments made by the New York  City Department of Environmental Protection and a request from the Town Engineer of New Castle, in an amount not to exceed $20,900.00, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an increase to Purchase Order #202136, to cover the cost of this agreement, and authorizes the Board President to execute the increase document.

Tabled at March 2, 2022 Board Meeting

6.       BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledges the following contracts approved by the Superintendent, per Board Policy 6085 – Purchasing and Bidding:

6.1    Licensing & Maintenance Fee agreement with Educational Data Services, for the 2022-23 school year.

7.      Facilities 

8.     Financials

8.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby acknowledges receipt of the Claims Auditor’s Report for February 2022.

9.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 7:30 pm
Budget Adoption
Horace Greeley High School – Auditorium

Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 9:00 am
BOCES Budget/Election
Education Center – Board Room

10.       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
Web: www.chappaquaschools.org
Email: BoEducation@chappaquaschools.org

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