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Agenda May 22, 2012

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Horace Greeley High School

Join us for light refreshments at 7:45 p.m. to celebrate our newly tenured teachers.

Convene public meeting at 6:30 p.m. which we anticipate will go into an Executive Session for the purpose of discussion of a particular person's employment history.

Reconvene at 7:45 p.m.

Presentation:

Horace Greeley Madrigal Singers

Special Report and Recommended Action: Personnel - Tenure Appointments

1.

Information Business Affairs

 

 

1.1

President's Report

 

 

1.1.1

Budget

 

 

1.2

Superintendent's Report

 

 

1.2.1

Harvard Partnership

 

 

1.2.2

Stormwater Annual Report

 

 

1.2.3

Early Dismissal Days

 

Questions and Comments

We welcome public inquiries, and in respect for each other's time, we ask that you limit your inquiry to three minutes. Board members may be contacted via email or phone.

 

2.

Organization

 

 

2.1

Second reading: Draft Harassment and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention Policy (required under Dignity for All Students Act effective July 1, 2012)

 

 

2.2

First reading: Draft Internet Safety Policy

 

3.

Approvals

 

 

3.1

Minutes of March 27, 2012

 

 

3.2

Minutes of April 24, 2012

 

 

3.3

Minutes of May 4, 2012

 

 

3.4

Minutes of May 10, 2012

 

 

3.5

Certification of May 15, 2012 vote and election

 

4.

Recommended Action: Personnel

 

 

4.1

Instructional

Resolution:

"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":

Cheryl Berman,

Ana Coma,

Kathleen Finnegan,

Shannon O'Donnell, and

Carolene Springer.

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 2012/2013 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Andrea Rauso Eckerle,

Blythedale Children's Hospital,

Blythedale Children's Hospital,

Blythedale Children's Hospital,

Blythedale Children's Hospital,

Blythedale Children's Hospital,

Colleen O'Sullivan,

Communication Clinic of Connecticut, LLC,

Communication Clinic of Connecticut, LLC,

Creative Tutoring,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

HTA of New York, Inc.,

Isa Marrs Speech Language Pathology, PC,

Isa Marrs Speech Language Pathology, PC,

Jeffrey H. Sacks, D.O.,

Karen Teters,

Lisa Giacomini-Essell,

Tara Gallagher,

The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary / Ear Institute,

Westchester Institute for Human Development,

Westchester Institute for Human Development, and

Westchester Institute for Human Development.

Request for Discretionary Leave of Absence:

Ms. Jennifer Kirkpatrick, Teaching Assistant, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective March 26, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Mr. Andrew Corsilia, Teacher of English, Horace Greeley High School, effective September 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Request for Child Care Leave of Absence:

Ms. Caitlin Lena, Teaching Assistant, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective June 15, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Ms. Meredith Green, Teacher of Special Education, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective June 7, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

Ms. Linsy Kochupaul, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective May 2, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

Resignation:

Mr. Mark Bayer, Assistant Principal, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2012.

Ms. Amy Fishkin, Assistant Principal, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective June 30, 2012.

Appointment: Administrative

Mr. Andrew Corsilia, Interim Assistant Principal, Horace Greeley High School, effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Appointment: Regular Substitute

Ms. Amy Rubenstein, Regular Substitute Teacher of Special Education, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective January 17, 2012 through June 30, 2012 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Mr. Dillon Clark, Regular Substitute Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective May 2, 2012 through June 30, 2012 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

Appointment: Tenure

Ms. Gina Gomes, Teacher of Physical Education, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective October 1, 2012.

Mr. Justin Olive, Teacher of Science, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective September 1, 2012.

Ms. Elissa Rappaport, Guidance Counselor, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective September 1, 2012.

Ms. Christine Vanzo, Teacher of Elementary Education, Westorchard Elementary School, effective September 1, 2012.

Ms. Sharon Wiggins, Library Media Specialist, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective September 1, 2012.

Ms. Martha Zornow, Principal, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective July 1, 2012.

 

 

4.2

Non-instructional

Resignation:

Latricia Kokuma - Senior Office Assistant - Automated Systems at the Education, effective June 1, 2012.

Appointment:

Latricia Kokuma - Clerical sub at prior rate of pay on as-needed basis, effective June 2, 2012 - June 29, 2012.

Resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby increases the hours of David Hayes, Public Relations Assistant to 27.5 hours per week, effective July 1, 2012.

 

5.

Recommended Action: Other

 

 

5.1

Approve CSE summaries reported to Board on May 18, 2012.

 

 

5.2

Resolution to approve Health and Welfare Services contract with Katonah-Lewisboro Union Free School District, for nine students, at $1,022, effective September 7, 2011 through June 22, 2012 in the amount of $9,198.00

 

 

5.3

Resolution to approve Health and Welfare Services contract with Rye City School District, for six students, at $805.15, effective September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 in the amount of $4,830.90

 

 

5.4

Resolution to approve a gift in the amount of $3,500 from the Greeley PTA to purchase frames and hanging systems for display of student artwork.

 

 

5.5

Resolution to approve a 2012 gift in the amount of $5,000 from the Westorchard PTA and (the approved, unused portion of the 2011 gift in the amount of $2,700) to purchase playground equipment that meets all legal safety standards and approved by Principal Jim Skoog and Director of Facilities Joe Gramando. Installation is included.

 

 

5.6

Resolution to accept a gift from Doria Bachenheimer in the amount of $500 and a matching gift from TIAA-CREF Financial Services in the amount of $500 to Grafflin School to be used in the 2012-13 school year.

 

 

5.7

Resolution to appoint the Board of Registration for the 2012-13 school year.

 

 

5.8

Resolution to ratify additional appointment of election worker: Jennifer Mebes Flagg as Co-Chairwoman of the election.

 

 

5.9

Resolution to adopt Tax Anticipation Note for Chappaqua Central School District, New York, on May 22, 2012, authorizing the issuance of note not to exceed $8,000,000 Tax Anticipation Notes in anticipation of the receipt of taxes to be levied for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.

 

6.

Facilities

 

7.

Financials

 

 

7.1

Treasurer's Report - April 30, 2012

 

 

7.2

Expense Report - April 30, 2012

 

 

7.3

Revenue Report - April 30, 2012

 

 

7.4

Bid #837 Solid Waste Services for Buildings - Renewal bid for Suburban Carting - $78,480. 0% increase.

 

 

7.5

Bid #851 Construction Labor & Materials: Gen. Construction - Renewal bid for Joe and Vuclano - average hourly rate $64.28 with 0% increase.

 

 

7.6

Bid #852 Construction Labor & Materials: Plumbing - Renewal bid for Steele's Plumbing, Inc. - $75.83 average hourly rate 0% increase.

 

 

7.7

Bid #861 Masonry, Site Work & Asphalt Services - Renewal bid for Lehtonen Contracting Corp. $99.40 average hourly rate 0% increase.

 

 

7.8

Bid #873 Printing/Stationary Services - various amounts for each job per attached to: A to Z Printing; Mt. Kisco Printing; and Newburgh Envelope Co.

 

 

7.9

Bid #874 HVAC Services - Preventative Maintenance - Atlantic Westchester - $43,250.00 lump sum plus Part II - hourly rates.

 

8.

Notice of Future Meetings -

Tuesday, June 5, 2012, Board Meeting at Horace Greeley High School, 8:15 p.m.

Presentation:

Honor Retirees

 

9.

Adjournment

 

Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact: District Clerk, Theresa Markley at 238-7225, at least five days prior to the meeting.

Chappaqua Board of Education
Education Center -- 66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514

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