The Webutuck Board of Education held their July 6, 2010 meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Webutuck High School Library.

 

The following Board members were present:

Dale Culver, President

Joanne Boyd

Joseph Herald

Joseph Matteo

William McGhee

John Perotti

Casey Swift

 

Also Present:

Steven Schoonmaker, Superintendent

Mary Grden, School Business Manager

Therese Trotter District Clerk

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Culver called the business meeting of July 6, 2010 to order at 8:08 p.m.��

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

The following topics were commented on by audience members:

There were no comments.

 

DISCUSSION

1.Update on Capital Projects

The Superintendent stated he received the documents of substantial completion today.That signifies a beginning of closing out which will take about a year.The Business Manager reported she had spoken to Mr. Lounsbury to be sure he was satisfied with the work completed and that all documents/manuals are in place. She stated they are waiting for DEC to come up with their stipulation agreement on how the District is to operate such as when the water should be tested etc.A Board member questioned whether the oil/water separator will be a substantial amount of time for upkeep for our staff.The Business Manager stated they are negotiating that at this time. It was suggested that all of the warranties and manuals be kept in the District office.Discussion ensued.

 

2.BOCES Update from Robert Meade

Mr. Meade stated that he didn�t have a lot of updated information due to the fact that the BOCES reorganization meeting is tomorrow night.Mr. Meade was asked to look into the BOCES response when Webutuck experienced a mercury spill back in the spring.He stated they could trace the initial contact from Webutuck to BOCES about the spill and then beyond that the communication failed.Mr. Meade stated that BOCES has reviewed and revised the chain of command so this problem will not happen again in the future.Board members and Administrators discussed services that were to be provided by BOCES, particularly in the Health and Safety area, and in the end were not provided.Mr. Meade thanked the Board for the information and suggestions.Mr. Meade will relay Webutuck�s concerns back to BOCES.He stated he would come to a future Board meeting to discuss BOCES response to those concerns.Discussion ensued.

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA VOTE

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Swift seconded the following motion to approve the consent agenda as amended.

The amendment called for Mr. Herald to remove #1, #2, and #3 under Personnel.

A consent agenda is a single vote, which approves all asterisked items.Board policy (#008a) prohibits discussion of consent agenda items. Asterisked items can be pulled from the consent agenda for discussion by any one Board member.

Ayes��� 7��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

CLERK�S REPORT

*1.�� Approval of Minutes for June 14 and June 21, 2010 Board meetings.

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Swift seconded a motion to accept the Board Minutes as submitted.

Ayes��� 7��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

*2.Acceptance of Financial Reports as Submitted

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Swift seconded a motion to accept the Financial Reports as submitted.

Treasurer�s Report for the month ending May

Comprehensive Budget Status Report ending May��

���������� Comprehensive Revenue Status Report ending May

����������� Warrants #74-79

Ayes��� 7��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

2.Delegations

Victoria Alexander discussed her report regarding the District�s cafeteria functions.

The report was distributed to Board members in their Board packets. A Board member suggested that the Cafeteria Consultant�s (Marilyn Serino) report be included in the information for the Board.Mrs. Alexander made several requests and suggestions to the Board.Discussion ensued.

 

3.Non-Staff Communications - None

 

PERSONNEL

1. Extra-Curricular Appointments for the 2010-2011 School Year

This item was pulled from the consent agenda for discussion in Executive Session.

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the following extra-curricular appointments:

 

����������� Shawn Hosier������������������������������������� Cross Country Coach

����������� Samuel Fitzgerald������������������������������ Golf Coach

����������� Aaron Kelly��������������������������������������� Boys Varsity Soccer Coach

Henry Pollinger High School Yearbook Advisor

Henry Pollinger Advisor HS Newspaper

Henry Pollinger Literary Magazine Advisor

Nancy Gagne Play Choreographer

James Gagne Play Set Construction

Lee Stowe Play Vocal Director

Kim Coon Co-Advisor Class of 2012

Trisha Lawrence Co-Advisor Class of 2012

Steven Pollack Advisor Mock Court

Lee Stowe Drama Advisor

 

2. Substitute Support Staff Appointment

This item was pulled from the consent agenda for discussion in Executive Session.

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby approves the following Substitute Support Staff appointment:

 

James Boeding Substitute Seasonal Worker

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $11.00 per hour

 

Holly Schrom Substitute Bus Driver

Effective: July 8, 2010 ($16.80/hr. per CSEA contract)

 

3. Temporary Support Staff Appointments

This item was pulled from the consent agenda for discussion in Executive Session.

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby approves the following temporary Support Staff appointment:

Connor Lynch Seasonal Worker

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $11.00 per hour

 

Patrick Ivain Seasonal Worker

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $11.00 per hour

 

Patrick McCaffrey Seasonal Worker

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $11.00 per hour

 

Michael Schneider Seasonal Worker

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $11.00 per hour

 

Donna Merritt Substitute Typist

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $15.26 per hour

 

4. Consultant

Mr. Matteo made and Mrs. Swift seconded the following motion:

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby approves David Paciencia as consultant/mentor at $600 per day on an as needed basis.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS

1. Waive Fee and Custodial Coverage

Mr. Herald made and Mr. Boyd seconded the following motion:

The Business Manager has had a substitute custodial worker come forward that is willing to work at a substitute rate since this agenda came out on the days the event is at the school. The District will waive the $25 building fee but will charge the building user for a substitute custodian worker at the substitute custodial rate. If the substitute custodian worker is not available on one of the Sundays the Board of Education will waive the use of a custodian worker.

Mr. Perotti made and Mrs. Swift seconded the motion as amended:

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education waives the building use fee and allows for substitute custodial worker coverage or responsible school employee (Judy Westfall) for the scheduled Sunday functions through the summer for the Presbyterian Church.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

1. Board member would like regents results as soon as they are available.

2. Have the high school schedules been mailed out? The Superintendent stated he has some ideas about curriculum work this summer, nothing has been scheduled thus far.

3. Is there any curriculum work already scheduled for this summer.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

The following topics were commented on by audience members:

-Thank you for summer use of building

-Substitute teachers

-Cook posting

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mr. McGhee made and Mr. Herald seconded a motion to adjourn to executive session at 9:07 pm for the purpose of discussing the employment history of a particular person or persons and items that were pulled from consent agenda.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

RECONVENE PUBLIC SESSION

Mr. Perotti made and Mr. Matteo seconded a motion to adjourn the executive session and to reconvene the public session at 11:15 pm.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

Appointment of Officers

Mr. Herald made and Mr. McGhee seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, that for the school year 2010-11, the following individuals shall be appointed as officers of the School District to serve at the pleasure of the Board in the following positions:

 

2010-2011

Position Nominee Salary/Stipend

District Clerk Therese Trotter $

Treasurer Valerie Burdick $

Deputy Treasurer Mary Clinton $

Tax Collector Emma Jaromin $

Claims Auditor/

Property Control Manager Lorinda Coulthard $

Attendance Officer Trisha Lawrence (included in salary)

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

Position Authorizations

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Swift seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Webutuck Central School District designate the following individuals to the positions indicated, at no additional compensation:

Check Signatory M. Clinton/V. Burdick/Steven Schoonmaker Payroll Certification Steven Schoonmaker

School Purchasing Agent Mary Grden/Steven Schoonmaker

Central Treasurer Mary Clinton

Asbestos Designee Mark Lounsbury

Records Access Officer Therese Trotter

FOIL Officer Therese Trotter

Records Management Officer Mary Clinton

Records Appeal Officer Steven Schoonmaker

Title VI Compliance Officer John Biasotti

Title IX Coordinator John Biasotti

Title IX Investigative Officer John Biasotti

Title IX Investigative Officer Cara Tomasetti

EEOC Mary Grden/Jack Biasotti

504/ADA Coordinator Each Building Principal

504 Compliance Officer Steven Schoonmaker

OSHA Coordinator Mark Lounsbury

Civil Service Section 75 Hearing Officer Mary Grden/Steven Schoonmaker

Title I Coordinator John Biasotti

Title I Homeless Liaison John Biasotti

Title I Committee Chair Katy McEnroe

Residency Hearing Officer Mary Grden/John Biasotti

WTA Sick Bank Committee Bus. Official, WHS Principal, Dpty Treas. CSEA Sick Bank Committee Bus. Official, WEP Principal, Dpty Treas.

Director of Physical Education Robert Wood
Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

 

 

Extra-Curricular Appointments for the 2010-2011 School Year

Mr. Herald made and Mr. Perotti seconded a motion to table this resolution until the next Board meeting.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion was tabled.

 

Substitute Support Staff Appointment

Mr. Herald made and Mr. McGhee seconded the motion to approve James Boeding only.

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby approves the following Substitute Support Staff appointment:

 

James Boeding Substitute Seasonal Worker

Effective: June 28, 2010 Sept. 3, 2010 $11.00 per hour

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

Mr. Herald made and Mr. McGhee seconded a motion to increase Gladys Chapmans work hours from .5 to 1.0 FTE through August 31.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mr. Perotti made and Mrs. Swift seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting of July 6, 2010 at 11:18 pm.

Ayes 7 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Therese M. Trotter

District Clerk