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Agenda January 8, 2020

Agenda

CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Horace Greeley High School - Academic Commons

Presiding Officer: Jane Kimmel Shepardson

Pledge of Allegiance - Holly McCall

Call the Meeting to Order at 6:30 pm

Proposed Executive Session, subject to Board approval.

Reconvene public session at 7:30 p.m. at Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

1.    Information Business Affairs

1.1      President’s Report

1.2     Superintendent’s Report

Presentations:  Budget Preview

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 accepts the minutes of the November 13, 2019 Board Meeting.
Tabled at Board of Education Meeting on December 11, 2019

3.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the minutes of the December 11, 2019 Board Meeting.

3.3    Policy #5052:  Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention – 2nd  Reading & Adoption

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon the first reading of this policy as presented at this meeting, the Board of Education hereby adopts Policy #5052:  Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention and Intervention.

3.4    Policy #6095:  Travel Conference and Meeting Expenses – 2nd Reading & Adoption

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that upon the first reading of this policy as presented at this meeting, the Board of Education hereby adopts Policy #6095:  Travel, Conference and Meeting Expenses.

4.       Recommended Action:   Personnel

4.1    Instructional

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby creates the 1.0 FTE position of Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services, a position in the Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services Tenure Area.

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby abolishes the 1.0 FTE position of Director of Pupil Personnel Services, effective April 27, 2020.

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:

Michelle Esposito

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED that, the Board of Education hereby appoints the individuals listed as paid interns at the daily rate of $85.00 for the 2019/2020 school year through the PNW BOCES Internship Program:

Theresa Swertfager

Resignation:
Mr. Charles Riggs, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective January 3, 2020.

Ms. Katherine Schaeffler, Teaching Assistant, Horace Greeley High School, effective December 27, 2019.

Ms. Ingrid Tavarez, Teacher of Elementary Education, Westorchard Elementary School, effective January 20, 2020.

Ms. Laura Zolotorofe, Teaching Assistant, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective January 1, 2020.

Resignation for Purposes of Retirement:
Mr. George Benack, Teacher of Mathematics, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2020.

Ms. Patricia Donovan, Teacher of Science, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2020.

Ms. Mary Ellen Ferricane, Teacher of Special Education, Westorchard Elementary School, effective June 26, 2020.

Dr. Martin Fitzgerald, Principal of Robert E. Bell Middle School, effective June 30, 2020.

Ms. Patricia Greco, Teacher of Special Education, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective August 14, 2020.

Ms. Lisa (Buitekant) Izbicki, Teacher of Mathematics, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2020.

Ms. Diane Madaio, Teacher of Elementary Education, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective June 26, 2020.

Mr. Joseph Montuori, Teacher of Social Studies, Horace Greeley High School, effective June 30, 2020.

Ms. Doris Pugliese, Teacher of Reading, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective June 30, 2020.

Ms. Laura Triglia, Teacher of Special Education, Seven Bridges Middle School, effective June 30, 2020.

Request for Childcare Leave of Absence:
Ms. Pamela Worth, Teacher of Elementary Education, Douglas Grafflin Elementary School, effective January 6, 2020 through February 28, 2020.

Appointment: Teaching Assistant
Ms. Stephanie Seveland, Teaching Assistant, Roaring Brook Elementary School, effective January 6, 2020.

Appointment: Long-term Substitute Extension
Ms. Susan Buchman, Guidance Counselor, Horace Greeley High School, effective January 6, 2020 through January 24, 2020 (or earlier at the discretion of the Board of Education), $500 per diem.

Appointment: Coaching - Effective March 9, 2020 through May 31, 2020

Name Position Sport Step
Michelle Mazzocchi Varsity Softball 1
David Fernandes Assistant Varsity Softball 3
Bennett Romney Varsity Boys Tennis 3
Gerard Sulli  JV A Boys Tennis 3
James Howard Varsity Girls Track & Field 3
Steven McKenny Varsity Boys Track & Field 3
Nicholas Clair  Asst. Varsity Track & Field 1
Kimberly Lindner Asst. Varsity Track & Field 2
Brian Zusi Varsity Boys Lacrosse 3
William Woolard JV Boys Lacrosse 3
Brady Kittredge  Varsity Golf 3

Appointment: Coaching - Effective March 23, 2020 through May 31, 2020

Name Position Sport Step
Elizabeth Lops Modified – SB Softball 3
Jason Sclafani Modified - Bell Softball 3
Charles McKenna Modified - 7B Track & Field 3
Robert Raguette Modified - Bell Track & Field 3
Christopher Strahley Asst. Modified – 7B Boys Lacrosse 1
Nathan Loeb Modified – Bell Boys Lacrosse 3
Jason Lummel Asst. Modified – Bell Boys Lacrosse  3

4.2    Non-Instructional 

Resignation for the purpose of retirement:
Vincent Casino, Custodial Worker, Roaring Brook Elementary School, retiring effective January 30, 2020.    

Resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby amends the effective date of the change in hours to the appointment of Susana Perez, Health Aide at Westorchard Elementary School, from 24 hours/week to 17.5 hours/week, from December 12, 2019 to December 19, 2019.

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 (2019-20 School Year) reported to the Board on January 8, 2020.

5.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves an Agreement for Services with Phyllis Fagell, for Professional Development on February 4, 2020, in the amount of $3,000.00  plus travel and lodging expenses for one night, and authorizes the Board President to execute the agreement.

5.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a Letter of Agreement with Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates dated December 17, 2019, in the amount of $15,000.00, and authorizes the Board President to execute this Agreement.

5.4    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves an Agreement with KG&D Architects dated December 18, 2019, in the amount of $28,000.00, for Professional Services related to the Horace Greeley High School Building L Cooling System and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.

5.5    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a Contract for Services with Core BTS for Security Assessment Services – Computer Threat Hunting, in the amount of $7,500.00, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement.

5.6    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves a Consultant Services Agreement with Courtney Davis Walker for Public Relations/Communications services for the 2019-20 school year, effective January 9, 2020, and authorizes the Board President to execute this agreement. 

6.      Facilities
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledges Change Orders approved by the Superintendent per Board Resolution adopted at June 14, 2017 Board of Education meeting.

6.1    Change Order:  HGHS PC-013
Project:   Chappaqua Library & Horace Greeley High School Capital Improvements
Contractor:  S&L Plumbing and Heating Corp.
Description:  Upcharge for replacing white sprinkler head covers with bronze sprinkler head covers in the ceiling of the Upper L Level at HGHS, per the attached PCO no. 16 dated 7/18/19
Amount:  $510.46

6.2    Change Order:  HGHS PC-014
Project:   Chappaqua Library & Horace Greeley High School Capital Improvements
Contractor:  S&L Plumbing and Heating Corp.
Description:  Additional costs for the installation of Hose Bibbs and roughing performed in the staff restroom and gang restrooms in the Upper and Lower Levels of the L Building at HGHS, per the attached PCO No. 18-Rev. dated 9/18/19
Amount:  $3,712.82

6.3    Change Order:  HGHS PC-015
Project:   Chappaqua Library & Horace Greeley High School Capital Improvements
Contractor:  S&L Plumbing and Heating Corp.
Description:  Credit for the Pressure Reducing Valve on the sprinkler backflow piping, that was deleted from scope of work, per the attached PCO No. 22 dated 10/28/19 and RFI dated 10/21/19
Amount:  Credit of $1,684.42

6.4    Change Order:  S&L Library PC-001
Project:   Chappaqua Library & Horace Greeley High School Capital Improvements
Contractor:  S&L Plumbing and Heating Corp.
Description:  Cost to re-route fin tube piping in Toilet rooms 137, 137A, 138, 138A per the attached PCO No. 17 dated 8/9/19
Amount:  $999.13

6.5    Boys Lacrosse :  S&L Library PC-002
Project:   Chappaqua Library & Horace Greeley High School Capital Improvements
Contractor:  S&L Plumbing and Heating Corp.
Description:  Cost to disconnect drinking fountain, demo and re-rough piping at Chappaqua Library due to wall changes in Toilet room 138 per the attached PCO No. 19 dated 9/8/19
Amount:  $3,048.21

7.      Financials

7.1    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the Claims Auditor’s Report for November 2019.

7.2    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the Revenue Status Report – November 2019

7.3    BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accepts the Appropriation Status Report – November 2019

8.      Notice of Future Meetings

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:30 pm
Westorchard Student Presentation
Horace Greeley High School – Academic Commons

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:30 pm
Roaring Brook Student Presentation
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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/lke