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Agenda May 7, 2014

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Horace Greeley High School

Convene public meeting at 6:15 p.m., which we anticipate will go into Executive Session to discuss employment history of a particular person, and legal settlement.

Reconvene board work session: 7:30 p.m.

Presentations:

Public Hearing for School Budget and Library Budget for 2014-15

Green Campus for an Enduring World

1.

Information

 

 

1.1

President's Report

 

 

1.2

Superintendent's Report

 

 

1.2.1

Seven Bridges update

 

 

1.2.2

Chappaqua School Foundation (CSF) Fund raising Gala

 

 

1.2.3

Grafflin Coffee

 

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

 

3.

Approvals

 

 

3.1

Minutes of March 12, 2014

 

 

3.2

Minutes of April 23, 2014, Executive Session

 

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":

Allison Ascher,

Colleen Haggerty,

Salvatore Santoro, and

Heidy Sica.

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 2013/2014 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education":

Dana Bassuk,

Michael Bierbauer, and

Pam Cartelli.

Resolution:

"BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints Laura Abbatantuono from the Preferred Eligible List to the position of Teacher of Music, effective August 28, 2014."

Resignation for Purposes of Retirement:

Ms. Noreen Tierney, Teacher of Elementary Education, Westorchard Elementary School, effective June 30, 2014.

Ms. Joy Van Leeuwen, Teaching Assistant, Westorchard Elementary School, effective June 30, 2014.

Request for Parental Leave of Absence:

Ms. Amy Durante, Teacher of Foreign Language, Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective June 2, 2014 through January 30, 2015.

Appointment: Administrative

Ms. Rhonda Pfeiffer, Per Diem CSE/CPSE Chairperson, District wide, effective May 5, 2014 through June 30, 2014 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education).

 

 

4.2

Non-instructional

 

5.

Recommended Action: Other

 

 

5.1

5.1 CSE Summaries reported to Board on May 2, 2014.

 

 

5.2

Appoint personnel for budget/election May 20, 2014.

 

 

5.3

Appoint Board of Registration to serve for 2014-15.

 

 

5.4

Appoint Rhonda Pfeiffer as Chairperson of the Committee on Preschool Special Education and Committee on Special Education for the remainder of 2013-2014.

 

 

5.5

Tax Anticipation Note Resolution adopted May 7, 2014, authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $4,500,000 Tax Anticipation Notes in anticipate of the receipt of taxes to be levied for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Resolved, by the Board of Education of Chappaqua Central School District, in the County of Westchester, New York, as follows:

Section 1. Tax Anticipation Notes (herein called "Notes") of Chappaqua Central School District, in the County of Westchester, New York (herein called "District"), in the principal amount of not to exceed $4,500,000, and any notes in renewal thereof, are hereby authorized to be issued pursuant to the provisions of Sections 24.00 and 39.00 of the Local Finance Law, constituting Chapter 33-a of the Consolidated Laws of the State of New York (herein called "Law").

Section 2. The following additional matters are hereby determined and declared:

(a)

The Notes shall be issued in anticipation of the collection of real estate taxes to be levied for school purposes for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015, and the proceeds of the Notes shall be used only for the purposes for which said taxes are levied.

(b)

The Notes shall mature within the period of one year from the date of their issuance.

(c)

The Notes are not issued in renewal of other notes.

(d)

The total amount of such taxes remains uncollected at the date of adoption of this resolution.

Section 3. The Notes hereby authorized shall contain the recital of validity prescribed by Section 52.00 of the Law and shall be general obligations of the District, and the faith and credit of the District are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and interest on the Notes and unless the Notes are otherwise paid or payment provided for, an amount sufficient for such payment shall be inserted in the budget of the District and a tax sufficient to provide for the payment thereof shall be levied and collected.

Section 4. Subject to the provisions of this resolution and the Law, and pursuant to Sections 50.00, 56.00, 60.00 and 61.00 of the Law, the power to sell and issue the Notes authorized pursuant hereto, or any renewals thereof, and to determine the terms, form and contents, including the manner of execution, of such Notes, and to execute arbitrage certifications relative thereto, is hereby delegated to the President of the Board of Education, the chief fiscal officer of the District.

Section 5. The Notes shall be executed in the name of the District by the manual signature of the President of the Board of Education, the Vice President of the Board of Education, the District Treasurer, the District Clerk, or such other officer of the District as shall be designated by the chief fiscal officer of the District, and shall have the corporate seal of the District impressed or imprinted thereon which corporate seal may be attested by the manual signature of the District Clerk.

Section 6. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

 

 

5.6

Approve contract with Educational and Management Services, Inc., who provide services for filing STAC forms, effective July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, at an annual rate of $21,000.

 

 

5.7

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.

 

 

5.8

Bid #894 RENEWAL for second one-year term - Driver's Education - PAS Auto School at $445 per student for summer session and $445 per student Fall/Spring session.

 

 

5.9

Bid #896 RENEWAL for second one-year term - Door hardware and Door replacement - Hudson Valley Door and Hardware - average hourly rate $144,38; average charge for parts $411.54

 

 

5.10

Bid #915 - Asbestos Abatement and Removal - Greenwood Abatement Consultants, Inc. Part 1 estimated for future work $21,765; Part 2 pricing for various services $8,960 for a total of $30,730.

 

6.

Facilities

 

7.

Financials

 

8.

Notice of Future Meetings -

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Budget Vote and Election of Board Members, 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

at Horace Greeley High School.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Board meeting at Horace Greeley High School, 7:30 p.m.

Presentations:

Tenure Teacher Recognition

Walkabout scholarship

China Trip Students

 

9.

Adjournment

 

Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact the District Clerk,

Theresa Markley at 238-7200 x1002, at least five days prior to the meeting.

Chappaqua Board of Education
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Chappaqua, NY 10514

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