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Minutes November 9 2021

OFFICIAL MINUTES

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION

Thursday, November 9, 2021, 1:00 PM
Education Center

Present:  Board of Education
    Hilary Grasso, President
    Warren Messner, Vice President
    Cailee Hwang
    Jane Kimmel Shepardson
    Victoria Bayard Tipp

Staff Members:
    Christine Ackerman, Superintendent of Schools
    Tony Sinanis, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources & Leadership Development
    Liisa Elsner, District Clerk

1.      Call the meeting to order at 1:00 pm

President Grasso called for a motion to open the meeting at 1:00 pm.
Motioned by Warren Messner to open the meeting at 1:00 pm.  Seconded by Victoria Bayard Tipp.  Motion carried 5-0.

2.      Proposed Executive Session, to discuss matters of health & safety, the employment history of particular persons and matters leading to the employment of a corporation, subject to Board approval.

Motioned by Jane Kimmel Shepardson to adjourn into Executive Session to discuss matters of health & safety, the employment history of particular persons and matters leading to the employment of a corporation.  Seconded by Victoria Bayard Tipp.  Motion carried 5-0.

Cailee Hwang left the meeting at 2:34 pm.

3.      Reconvene Special Board Meeting

Motioned by Warrant Messner to reconvene the public meeting at 2:35 pm.  Seconded by Victoria Bayard Tipp.  Motion carried 4-0.

4.      Recommended Action:  Other

4.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the amended proposal for legal services from Cuddy & Feder LLP, dated October 29, 2021, related to the subdivision of property at Buttonhook and Sabina Roads, as presented to the Board at this meeting, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.

4.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an agreement with WSP USA Inc., dated November 8, 2021 for additional project support related to the Zauderer Subdivision project, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

4.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby adopts the revised 2021-22 Board of Education Meeting Schedule.

Motioned by Warren Messner to approve Items 4.1 and 4.2, and 4.3 (as amended), as stated above.  Seconded by Jane Kimmel Shepardson.  Motion carried 4-0.

5.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 7:30 pm
Douglas Grafflin Elementary School Presentation
Douglas Grafflin Elementary School

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 12:30 pm
Work Session
Education Center

6.       Adjournment

Motioned by Warren Messner to adjourn the meeting at 2:36 pm.  Seconded by Victoria Bayard Tipp.  Motion carried 4-0.

Respectfully submitted,

Liisa Elsner
District Clerk / Secretary to the Superintendent