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Minutes June 21, 2023

OFFICIAL MINUTES

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION

Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 7:30PM
Horace Greeley High School - Auditorium

Present:  Board of Education
    Jane Kimmel Shepardson, President
    Warren Messner, Vice President
    Hilary Grasso
    Cailee Hwang
    Ryan Kelsey

Staff Members:
    Christine Ackerman, Superintendent of Schools
    Josh Culwell-Block, Assistant Superintendent for Business
    Adam Pease, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
    Jamie Edelman, Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services
    Andrew Corsilia, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources 
    Adam Schoenbart, Associate Director of Technology & Communications
    David Hayes, Public Relations Assistant
    Liisa Elsner, District Clerk

Motioned by Cailee Hwang to open the public meeting at 6:18 pm.  Seconded by Hilary Grasso.  Motion carried 4-0.  Board Vice President Warren Messner was absent.

Motioned by Cailee Hwang to appoint Dr. Christine Ackerman as District Clerk Pro Tempore.  Seconded by Hilary Grasso.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motioned by Cailee Hwang to adjourn into Executive Session at 6:19 pm to discuss the employment history of particular persons, potential litigation, and to receive advice from counsel.  Seconded by Hilary Grasso.  Motion carried 4-0.

Board Vice President Warren Messner joined the meeting at 6:34 pm.

Motioned by Ryan Kelsey to reconvene the public meeting at 7:40 pm.  Seconded by Cailee Hwang.  Motion carried 5-0.

1.       Information Business Affairs

1.1    President’s Report – President Shepardson gave her report as follows:

  • Congratulating HGHS Graduates and noting the success of the ceremony.
  • Thanking the admin team and staff for their hard work on the event.
  • Thanking the admin team for the farewell ceremony for herself and Warren Messner.
  • Wishing everyone a joyous and relaxing summer.

1.1.1    Recognition of Horace Greeley High School Boys 400m Relay Team - Spring 2023 NYSPHSAA State Champions

1.2     Superintendent’s Report 

1.2.1    7 Bridges Science Olympiad Presentation

Following the presentation, Dr. Ackerman gave her community update as follows:

  • Presenting Ms. Shepardson and Mr. Messner with certificates of recognition from the Westchester Putnam School Boards Association and extending heartfelt thanks from the District for their tireless efforts on behalf of the District and their steadfast and continuous support of public education.
  • Ms. Shepardson and Mr. Messner went on the thank Dr. Ackerman and the community.
  • Mr. Corsilia welcomed our Karime Soto, the new AP at Greeley.
  • Quarterly Hate Speech/Bias update.
  • CCSD Summer hours will begin on June 26th.
  • Thanking Tara Ramirez for her leadership of the PTA during the 2022-23 school year.
  • Upcoming events and important dates

2.       Committee Reports
Facilities – Josh Culwell-Block note that the committee discussed the upcoming bond projects with Erik Kaeyer and that the O&M group is gearing up for their summer construction projects.

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 June 5, 2023 Special Board of Education meeting.

3.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the minutes of the June 7, 2023 Board of Education meeting.

3.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the minutes of the June 13, 2023 Special Board of Education meeting.

Motioned by Hilary Grasso to accept Items 3.1 through 3.3 as stated above.  Seconded by Cailee Hwang.  Motion carried 5-0.

3.4    Policy 9040:  Non-aligned Administrators – 1st Reading & Adoption.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby waives a second reading of Policy #9040:  Non-aligned Administrators; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon the first reading of this policy as presented at this meeting, the Board of Education hereby adopts Policy #9040:  Non-aligned Administrators.

Motioned by Jane Kimmel Shepardson to adopt revised Policy 9040:  Non-aligned Administrators as stated above.  Seconded by Ryan Kelsey.  Motion carried 5-0.

4.     Recommended Action:   Personnel 

Dr. Ackerman recommended Item 4.1 as stated below.

4.1    Instructional

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the terms of a Supplemental Memorandum of Agreement with the Chappaqua Congress of Teachers (CCT) bargaining unit, dated June 20, 2023, regarding Article 24 (e)1(d): Time units at Greeley and 24(c)4: Coaching Positions.  A copy of the SMOA shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

Resolution:
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 2023/2024 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:

Andrea Rauso Eckerle
Health Source Group
HTA of New York, Inc.
Music Conservatory of Westchester
Westchester Institute for Human Development (Assistive Technology)
Westchester Institute for Human Development (ABA, Specialized Instruction, Parent Training and Counseling Services)

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual(s) listed as per diem substitute teacher(s) to be employed on an “as needed” basis:

Steven McKenney

Resolution:
WHEREAS, the Board of Education for reasons of economy and efficiency, has determined that it is appropriate to abolish certain pedagogical positions in the District;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby abolishes the following positions, effective close of business on June 30, 2023:

1.0 FTE Art

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby approves the reassignment of Assistant Principal Jennifer Kean-Thompson to the position of Elementary Assistant Principal at Westorchard Elementary School for the annual salary amount of $148,222, prorated, effective August 15, 2023.

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as student teachers, interns and/or classroom observers for the 2023/2024 school year:

Jessica Cinquemani

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed below to work in the Chappaqua Summer Extended School Year Program from July 3, 2023 through August 11, 2023, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education.

Lauren Andrews - Special Education Teacher
Mary Callaghan - Special Education Teacher
Sara Kenney - Special Education Teacher
Charles McKenna - Special Education Teacher
Angelique Titre-Barnor - Special Education Teacher
Kristen Fontanes-Betterton - Special Education Teacher
Jennifer Fleisher - Special Education Teacher
Jennifer Lazerson - Special Education Teacher
Charles Buchanan - Teaching Assistant
Mirjam Lord - Teaching Assistant
Moira McKenna - Teaching Assistant
Ariel Bisceglia - Teaching Assistant
Jill Guzzy - Speech and Language Teacher
Anne DeCora - Speech and Language Teacher
Laura Cassidy - Physical Therapist
Stephanie Shaloff - Occupational Therapist
Astrid Jarzembowski - Nurse
Suzanne Rota - Nurse

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as Department Chairpersons for the 2023/2024 school year:

District Wide

Department Chairperson
Related Services (Speech, OT, PT) Mary Ellen Kelly
Psychological/Social Work Jennifer Mezzancello
Reading (.5) Stacey Fragin
(.5) Gina Busolt
ENL Nadia Buffa
Committee on Special Education (3) 1.  Rosa Amendola
2.  Joseph Drew
3.  Rebecca Hale
K-12 Music Kathleen Feldman
K-12 Art Zachary Arnold
K-12 Library Media Services Pamela Schembri
K-12 Health Stephanie Ellner
Director of Professional Learning, Inquiry and Innovation Ellen Moskowitz
Director of K-12 Science Justin Olive
Director of K-12 Social Studies Mary Devane
Director of STEAM Education Zachary Arnold

Horace Greeley High School

Department Chairperson
English Jacqueline Abair
Social Studies Sheila Jacob
Mathematics Glenn Wong
Science Kevin Kuczma
World Language Isabel Irizarry
Special Education Cara DiNapoli
Counseling Rebecca Mullen
Physical Education/Health Joseph Kearns
Art Kathryn Ottomanelli
Performing Arts Kathleen Feldman

Robert E. Bell Middle School

Department Chairperson
Grade 5 Eileen Kenna
Grade 6 Patricia Adams
Grade 7 Gabriella Rubeo
English Dana House
Social Studies Amanda Lifschultz
Mathematics Megan Barnes
Science Annie Madden
World Language Amy Durante
Counseling Katie King
Special Education (Reading, Speech, OT) Sara Kenney
Special Area I (PE, Health, FACS) Taryn Delaney
Special Area 2 (Art, Music, Library, Tech) Laura Abbatantuono

Seven Bridges Middle School    

Department Chairperson
Grade 5 Belinda Reilly
Grade 6 Thomas Rubeo
Grade 7 Mallory Chinn
Grade 8 Jamie Egan
English Marissa DeFranca
Social Studies Jamie Egan
Mathematics Meredith McMillan
Science Danielle Barrett-Denmead
World Language Michelle Ramahlo
Counseling Lisa Bisceglia
Special Education (Reading, Speech, OT) Shelley Debough Langton
Special Area I (PE, Health, FACS) Johnny Gorton-Parker
Special Area 2 (Art, Music, Library, Tech) Stanley Serafin

Douglas Grafflin Elementary School

Department Chairperson
Kindergarten Nancy Larkin
Grade 1 Marissa Boniello
Grade 2  Sarah Alley
Grade 3 Mara Cohen
Grade 4  Yvonett Glickert
Pupil Personnel Lisa Tighe
Scheduled Specials Steve Listengart

Roaring Brook Elementary School

Department Chairperson
Kindergarten Jodi Fenstermacher
Grade 1 Traci Everett
Grade 2  Susan Diskin
Grade 3 Melissa Billings
Grade 4  Andrea Dorio
Pupil Personnel Ming-Faye D’Ambrosio
Scheduled Specials Donald Hiller-DuPont

Westorchard Elementary School

Department Chairperson
Kindergarten Tara Miozzi
Grade 1 Karol London
Grade 2  Antonella DellaGala
Grade 3 Lisa Rudovic
Grade 4  Torrey Keeley
Pupil Personnel Nadia Buffa
Scheduled Specials Andrea Schaber

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as High School Department Co-Facilitators for the 2023/2024 school year:

Department Co-Facilitator
English Rebecca Ebstein
Social Studies Regina McKie
Mathematics Tammy Korman
Science Jennifer McCarthy
Special Education Jessica Leitman
Counseling John Brennan

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as Assistant Director of Athletics effective for the 2023/2024 school year:

Matthew Simone

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual listed as EAP Coordinator effective for the 2023/2024 school year:

Miriam Longobardi

Resignation:
Mr. Douglas Coates, Teacher of Music, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2023.

Amended Resignation:
Ms. Christina Proia, Teacher of Special Education, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2023.

Request for Discretionary Leave of Absence:
Ms. Jessica Cinquemani, Teaching Assistant, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective August 31, 2023 through December 22, 2023.

Appointment: Probationary
Ms. Karime Soto, Assistant Principal, Horace Greeley High School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Assistant Principal, effective July 24, 2023 through June 23, 2027, (pending background check).

Ms. Melissa Lavery, Teacher of Elementary Education, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Elementary Education, effective August 31, 2023 through August 30, 2027, 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 they shall not be eligible for tenure at that time.

Ms. Emily Frawley, Teacher of Social Studies, Horace Greeley High School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Social Studies, effective August 31, 2023 through August 30, 2027, 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 they shall not be eligible for tenure at that time, Step 7, B(BA+30) with Masters, $90,437 (pending background check).

Appointment: Part Time
Ms. Luisa Romano, (.5) Teacher of Special Education, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective August 31, 2023 through June 30, 2024 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Ms. Rachel Marino, Athletic Coordinator, District-Wide, effective August 19, 2023 through June 30, 2024.

Appointment: Coaching - Effective March 13, 2023 through June 10, 2023

Sport Level Coach Step
Unified Basketball Head Coach Ryan Doyle 1
Unified Basketball Assistant Coach Edwin Santos 1

Appointment: Coaching - Effective August 19, 2023 through November 10, 2023

Sport Level Coach Step
Cross Country Varsity Boys Steven McKenney 3
Cheerleading Varsity Lauren Mazza 3
Field Hockey Varsity Sukhwinder Sandhu 3
Field Hockey Varsity Assistant Brittany Paulus 3
Field Hockey Junior Varsity Michael McDonnell 2
Football Varsity  Joseph Kearns 3
Football Varsity Assistant Peter Flora 3
Football Varsity Assistant Johnny Gorton-Parker 3
Football Varsity Assistant Michael Chaparro 2
Football Junior Varsity William Woolard 3
Boys Soccer Varsity Donald Shropshire 3
Boys Soccer Varsity Assistant Hernan Sanchez 2
Boys Soccer Junior Varsity Alfredo Possante 3
Girls Soccer Varsity Angela Russo 3
Girls Soccer Varsity Assistant Regina McKie 2
Girls Soccer Junior Varsity William Rose 3
Girls Swimming Varsity Margaret Kaplan 3
Girls Swimming Varsity Assistant Jeanne Kellachan 3
Girls Tennis Varsity John Alkalay 3
Girls Tennis Junior Varsity B Gerard Sulli 3
Volleyball Varsity Daniela Castro 3
Volleyball Junior Varsity Theresa Swertfager 1

Appointment: Coaching - Effective September 6, 2023 through November 10, 2023

Sport Level Coach Step
Cross Country Modified – SB Charles McKenna 3
Cross Country Modified – Bell Jennifer Chemerov 3
Football Modified Anthony Stewart 3
Football Modified Assistant John Dunphy 3
Volleyball Modified -Bell Jason Sclafani 3
Volleyball Modified Assistant – Bell Jason Lummel 3
Volleyball Modified Co-Coach – SB Christine Catapano 3
Volleyball Modified Co-Coach – SB Brady Kittredge 3
Volleyball Modified Assistant Co-Coach – SB Christine Catapano 3
Volleyball Modified Assistant Co-Coach – SB Brady Kittredge 3

4.2    Non-instructional   

Resignation for the purpose of retirement:

Christina Ahern, Nurse – Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective end of day on August 31, 2023.

Appointment:
Elizabeth Lindsay, Teacher Aide – Westorchard Elementary School, 31.25 hours/week, effective September 1, 2023.  Her salary will be $17.00 per hour.

Resolutions:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby amends the appointment of Julie Hare, Teacher Aide – Westorchard Elementary School to 30 hours per week.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the transfer of Justin Young, Cleaner at Roaring Brook Elementary School (night position) to Robert E. Bell Middle School (day position), effective June 26, 2023.  

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual below as a substitute custodial worker to be employed on an “as needed” basis, effective June 22, 2023, at a salary of $15.00 per hour:

Aurora Salazar

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby appoints the individual below as a clerical substitute to be employed on an “as needed” basis, effective July 1, 2023, at a salary of $15.00 per hour:

Linda Waller

BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints Laura Moreno to the stipend position of District FOIL and FERPA Records Coordinator, for the 2023-24 school year.

Motioned by Warren Messner to approve Item 4.2 as stated above.  Seconded by Ryan Kelsey.  Motion carried 5-0.

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 (2022-23 School Year) reported to the Board on June 21, 2023.

5.2    CSE summaries (2023-24 School Year) reported to the Board on June 21, 2023.

5.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves a supplementary engagement letter of agreement with Nawrocki Smith LLP, dated June 7, 2023, regarding Long Term Financial Planning Analysis for fiscal years 2023-24 through 2026-27, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

5.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves and agreement with the City School District of White Plains for Health and Welfare Services for 17 students for the 2022-23 school year, in the amount of $1,194.79 per student, and authorizes the Board President, Superintendent and District Clerk to execute the agreement.

5.5    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an Agreement with the State University of New York at Purchase College for the use of facilities for the estimated amount of $12,875.00 for the 2023-24 school year, and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.

5.6    WHEREAS, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Section One Executive Committee has approved Girls Varsity Ice Hockey to be a varsity sport starting in the 2023-2024 winter season; and

WHEREAS, all schools within Section One are welcome to participate in a multi-school merger, the number of teams being dependent on the number of schools and players involved; 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the Superintendent’s recommendation, the Board of Education hereby approves Chappaqua Central School District student participation in Girls Varsity Ice Hockey for the 2023-24 winter season and authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to sign the required Letter of Intent.

5.7    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the Services Agreement Reinstatement regarding 3rd party administrative services for the employer sponsored 403(b) plan for the 2023-2024 renewal year with Omni, in the amount of $12,802.00, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

5.8    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the contract with Questar BOCES for Special Education Aid Assistance Service documentation during the 2023-24 school year, in the amount of $9,500.00, and authorizes the Superintendent to execute the agreement.

5.9    RESOLUTION TO CERTIFY LEAD EVALUATORS OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2022-23 PURSUANT TO EDUCATION LAW SECTION 3012-c 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the requirement of Education Law Section 3012-c and Part 30-2.9 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, the individuals named below have completed all the necessary training to be certified as lead evaluators of classroom teachers;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby certifies the following individuals as lead evaluators of classroom teachers:

Jamie Block Jennifer Kean-Thompson
Joseph Sullivan Sandra Sepe
Ryan Spillane  

5.10     RESOLUTION TO RECERTIFY LEAD EVALUATORS OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2022-23 PURSUANT TO EDUCATION LAW SECTION 3012-c

WHEREAS, pursuant to the requirement of Education Law Section 3012-c and Part 30-2.9 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, the individuals named below have completed all the necessary training to be recertified as lead evaluators of classroom teachers;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby recertifies the following individuals as lead evaluators of classroom teachers:

Christine Ackerman Deborah Alspach Carol Bartlik
Ross Cooper Andrew Corsilia Josh Culwell-Block
Geoff Curtis Jamie Edelman Ron Gamma
Joe Mazza Adam Pease Adam Schoenbart
James Skoog Karen Smith Lauralyn Stewart
Alissa Stoever Tonya Wilson Jessica Rappaport

5.11       RESOLUTION TO CERTIFY LEAD EVALUATORS OF BUILDING PRINCIPALS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2022-23 PURSUANT TO EDUCATION LAW SECTION 3012-c

WHEREAS, pursuant to the requirements of Education Law Section 3012-c and Part 30-2.9 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, the individual named below has completed all the necessary training to be certified as a lead evaluator of building principals;
 
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby certifies the following individual as a lead evaluator of building principals:

Andrew Corsilia

5.12      RESOLUTION TO RECERTIFY LEAD EVALUATORS OF BUILDING PRINCIPALS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2023-23 PURSUANT TO EDUCATION LAW SECTION 3012-c

WHEREAS, pursuant to the requirements of Education Law Section 3012-c and Part 30-2.9 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, the individuals named below have completed all the necessary training to be recertified as lead evaluators of building principals;
 
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby recertifies the following individuals as lead evaluators of building principals:

Christine Ackerman Jamie Edelman Adam Pease

5.13    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves CCSD RFP Award Recommendation #2023-02:  SAT & ACT Preparatory Program for the 2023-224 school year to LogicPrep at various amounts.

5.14    WHEREAS, the Board of Education, in accordance with Article 5-A of the General Municipal Law, invited sealed bids for Driver’s Education; and

WHEREAS, the bids were opened publicly on May 31, 2023 and two bids were received for Driver’s Education; and the low bidder was missing proof of insurance and proof of car availability

WHEREAS, the Board of Education believes it to be in the best interests of the School District to nullify the lowest bid as requirements were not met;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, in the best interests of the School District, hereby awards Bid #B2023-08 to Golden Crown Driving School in the amount of $760.00 per student.

5.15    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves CCSD Bid Award Recommendation #B2023-05:  Field Maintenance Services to Maxner Landscaping LLC, for the 2023-24 school year, in the amount of $135,000.00 plus various rates.

5.16    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves CCSD Bid Award Recommendation #B2023-09:  Printing/Stationery Services to AEBA d/b/a Aligraphics, for the 2023-24 school year, at various amounts.

5.17    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves budget transfers totaling $730,685.15, to cover Instructional and Coaching salaries, and authorizes the Superintendent and Board President to approve the transfers.

5.18    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves budget transfers totaling $238,951.22, to cover Substitute salaries, and authorizes the Superintendent and Board President to approve the transfers.

5.19    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves budget transfers totaling $62,129.84, to cover facilities overtime, and authorizes the Superintendent and Board President to approve the transfers.

5.20    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approve a budget transfer in the amount of $892,895.57, for the annual reallocation of the tech lease purchase budget, and authorizes the Superintendent and Board President to approve the transfer.

5.21    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves budget transfers totaling $150,000.00, to increase appropriation for Operations & Maintenance and Regular Education services, and authorizes the Superintendent and Board President to approve the transfers.

5.22    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.

5.23    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves an amendment to the Superintendent’s employment contract with the Superintendent of Schools dated June 20, 2023, covering the period from June 25, 2023 through June 23, 2028, as presented to the Board at this meeting. A copy of said agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

5.24    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves a master service agreement with Arrow Security for security officers and such other services for the 2023-24 school year, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

Motioned by Jane Kimmel Shepardson to approve Items 5.1 through 5.24 as stated above.  Seconded by Warren Messner.  Motion carried 5-0.

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

7.      Facilities

8.      Financials

8.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby acknowledges receipt of the Treasurer’s Report for May 2023.

8.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby acknowledges receipt of the Revenue Status Report for May 2023.

8.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby acknowledges receipt of the Appropriation Status Report for May 2023.

Motioned by Hilary Grasso to approve Item 8.1 through 8.3 as stated above.  Seconded by Cailee Hwang.  Motion carried 5-0.

9.      Notice of Future Meetings

Thursday, July 6, 2023, 7:00 pm
Reorganization Meeting
Horace Greeley High School – Auditorium

Tuesday, August 8, 2023, 7:00 pm
Tax Warrant
Horace Greeley High School - Auditorium

10.       Adjournment 

Motioned by Warren Messner to adjourn the meeting at 9:35 pm pm.  Seconded by Jane Kimmel Shepardson.  Motion carried 5-0.

Respectfully submitted,

Liisa Elsner
District Clerk / Secretary to the Superintendent