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Agenda April 29, 2020

Revised: 4/29/20 at 3:45pm

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 6:30 pm

Horace Greeley High School - Academic Commons
and
Zoom Video Conference Link

Presiding Officer: Jane Kimmel Shepardson
Pledge of Allegiance - Holly McCall

(A LiveStream video link was provided for this meeting)

This meeting will be closed to in-person public attendance.  Governor Cuomo has allowed public bodies including school boards to fulfill their obligations to conduct business in the public eye without permitting in-person attendance by the public, “provided that the public has the ability to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and later transcribed.”

Call the Meeting to Order at 6:30 pm

Proposed Executive Session, subject to Board approval.

Reconvene public session at 7:30 p.m. 

1.       Information Business Affairs

1.1    President’s Report

1.2    Superintendent’s Report

Presentations:  2020-21 Budget Adoption

2.      Committee Reports

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 adopts the Proposed Budget and ratifies the Property Tax Report Card for the 2020-21 school year.

3.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the April 15, 2020 Board Meeting.

3.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the April 21, 2020 Board Meeting.

3.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the April 22, 2020 Special Board Meeting.

4.      Recommended Action:   Personnel

4.1    Instructional

Appointment: Probationary
Mr. Joseph Wiener, Principal, Robert E. Bell Middle School, to a probationary appointment in the tenure area of Principal – Middle School, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools (pending fingerprint and background check).

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

Caralyn Nannariello

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as AP proctors to be employed on an "as needed" basis effective for the 2019/2020 school year, or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education:

Ellen Adnopoz Grace Colello Kathryn Daly Linda DiChiara
Anita Faria Miriam Fernandes Margot Ferrauti Sabrina Fuchs
Eileen Gallagher Karen Ginsbern Margo Gold Matthew Hager
Carol Hughes Audrey Larkin Ariel Leeds Elsie Maduras
Lori Mastroddi Suzann Michel Noah Mitchell Melissa Moran
Janice Noto Helmers Mary Ellen O’Mara Sara O’Neill Kimberley Perham
Paula Petito Beth Quinn Thomas Quinn Dori-Ann Rodrick
Maria Ruggiero Joan Salamone Barbara Scheine Gretta Seidel
Sylvia Siciliano Nancy Silver Sheila Silverman Jeanne Sions
Medelicia Sobon Aferdita Takaci Anne Marie Tetelman Judith Tucker
Joan Veteska Jill Jason-Wainer    

4.2    Non-Instructional

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    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Agreement for Services with Evan Madin, for Professional Development during school years 2019-20 and 2020-21, at a rate of $150.00 per hour, not to exceed 30 hours, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement


5.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the Agreement for Services with Michael Sammartano, for Professional Development during school years 2019-20 and 2020-21, at a rate of $150.00 per hour, not to exceed 30 hours, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.

5.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the agreement with Stratagem Security for additional security cameras at Horace Greeley High School, Robert E. Bell Middle School and Seven Bridges Middle School, along with a video server addition at Horace Greeley High School, in the amount of $259,949.84 and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

5.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a budget transfer to cover expenses relating to the Stratagem Security proposal for additional security cameras at Horace Greeley High School. Robert E. Bell and Seven Bridges Middle Schools and a video server addition at Horace Greeley High School, in the amount of $259,949.84, and authorizes the Board President to sign the budget transfer.

5.5    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a budget transfer to cover expenses related to purchase of technology supplies and special HVAC cleaning preparatory to schools reopening, in the amount of $250,000.00, and authorizes the Board President to sign the budget transfer.

5.6    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves an Agreement with the Country Children’s Center, as presented to the Board at this meeting, for the provision of emergency childcare services to children of first responders and medical service providers who reside in the District, in accordance with Executive Order 202.4, effective May 4, 2020 through May 15, 2020 (which may be extended if Executive Order 202.4 is extended) at a rate of $60 per day, per student, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.  A copy of said agreement shall be referenced within the minutes of this meeting.

6.      Facilities 

7.      Financials

7.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledges receipt of the Claims Auditor Report for March 2020.

7.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledges receipt of the Appropriation Status Report for March 2020.

7.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledges receipt of the Treasurer’s Report for March 2020.

8.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:30 pm
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 7:30 pm
Tenured Teacher Recognition
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

9.      Adjournment

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
Education Center
66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY  10514
Web:   www.ccsd.ws
Email:  board@ccsd.ws

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