Agenda March 11, 2019
CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Monday, March 11, 2019
Presiding Officer: Warren Messner
Pledge of Allegiance - Jane Shepardson
Convene public meeting at 7:30 pm
1. Information Business Affairs
1.1 President’s Report
1.2 Superintendent’s Report
• Curriculum | Special Education | Technology Budget Presentations
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 Accept Minutes of March 6, 2019 Board Meeting
4. Recommended Action: Personnel
5. Recommended Action: Other
5.1 CSE Summaries (2018-19 School Year) reported to the Board on March 11, 2019.
5.2 CSE Summaries (2019-20 School Year) reported to the Board on March 11, 2019.
5.3 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves Bid Award Recommendation #B2019-2: Graduation Tent and Chair Rental– recommended award to Cantele Tent Rentals, in the amount of $23,336.80.
5.4 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves Bid Award Renewal Recommendation #B2018-2: Construction Labor & Materials – recommended award to Anthony M. Notaro Plumbing & Contracting, effective March 15 2019 to March 14, 2020, for various hourly rates as stated.
5.5 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Agreement for Services with Apple, Inc., for an Apple Professional Learning Specialist to support the District’s defined learning goals during the 2019-20 school year for two 2-day engagements at a rate of $4,500.00 per engagement, and four 3-day engagements at a rate of $6,500.00 per engagement, not to exceed $35,000.00, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.
5.6 BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education proposes that the following amended propositions be placed on the ballot at the Annual Meeting of the qualified voters of the Chappaqua Central School District, Westchester County, New York, to be conducted on May 21, 2019;
PROPOSITION – BELL SCHOOL CAFETERIA IMPROVEMENTS
“Shall the Board of Education of the Chappaqua Central School District, Westchester County, New York be authorized to perform certain alteration, reconstruction and renovation work, including replacement of equipment at the cafeteria at the Robert E. Bell Middle School, including incidental expenses, at a maximum expenditure of $390,000, with the amount of up to $190,000 to be transferred from the Fund Balance in the School District Lunch Fund as of June 30, 2019 to the capital fund to pay for the costs of such project.” (The remaining amount will be paid through interfund transfers to the capital fund in the general fund budgets for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years.) No budget increase is called for in this proposition.”
PROPOSITION – SAFETY AND SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
“Shall the Board of Education of the Chappaqua Central School District, Westchester County, New York be authorized to perform certain safety and security alteration, reconstruction and improvements at the Robert E. Bell and Seven Bridges Middle Schools and Douglas Grafflin, Roaring Brook and Westorchard Elementary Schools, including but not limited to building access/entrance renovations and reconstruction, installation, repair and upgrades of building access controls and security measures, including incidental expenses, at a maximum expenditure of $1,350,000, with the amount of up to $1,350,000 to be transferred from the Unassigned Fund Balance for the 2018-2019 school year to the capital fund to pay for the costs of such project. No budget increase is called for in this proposition.”
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the School District Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to include these propositions in the legal notice of the Annual Meeting of May 21, 2019, and to publish the legal notice in the Board designated newspapers of the District four times within the seven weeks prior to the Annual meeting.
5.7 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 Annual Public Hearing on the Budget and Annual Meeting, School District Election, Library Election and Vote, as follows:
NOTICE OF ANNUAL PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET, ANNUAL MEETING, SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION, LIBRARY ELECTION AND VOTE
7.1 Appropriation Status Report – February 2019
7.2 Revenue Status Report – February 2019
8. Notice of Future Meetings
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:30 pm
Athletics/Operations, Maintenance Budget Presentations
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 7:30 pm
Non-Instructional/Revenue/Tax Rates/Contingency Budget Presentations
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons
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
66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
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