The Webutuck Board of Education held their April 26, 2011 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

John Perotti

 

Also Present:

Steven D. Schoonmaker, Superintendent

Mary Grden, School Business Administrator

Therese Trotter, District Clerk

 

Absent:

William McGhee

Casey Swift

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Culver called the business meeting of April 26, 2011 to order at 7:35 p.m.��

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

The following are comments made by audience members:

Bi-Lingual Aide

Final budget numbers

List of positions

Spanish Resignation

 

CONSENSUS AGENDA VOTE

Mr. Perotti made and Mr. Matteo seconded the following motion to approve the consent agenda (as amended).The amendment by President Culver called for removing #3 under Personnel for further discussion.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��� 5��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

CLERK�S REPORT

*1.�� Approval of Minutes for April 4 and April 11, 2011 Board meetings.

Mr. made and Mr. seconded the following minutes (stated above) as submitted:

Ayes��� 5��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

2.Delegations - None

3.Non-Staff Communications - None

 

PERSONNEL

*1.Instructional Staff Resignation

Mr. Perotti made and Mr. Matteo seconded the following motion:

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby accepts the following Instructional Staff Resignation:

����������� Mary Tauber��������������������������������������������������� Secondary Spanish

����������� Effective: June 30, 2011

Ayes��� 5��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

*2.Support Staff Appointment

Mr. Perotti made and Mr. Matteo seconded the following motion:

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

����������� Cynthia Thomas��������������������������������������������� Food Service Helper

����������� Effective: April 27, 2011������������������������������� Salary:$10.74/hour, Step 1

Ayes��� 5��������� Nays��� 0��������� The motion carried.

 

3.Termination of Probationary Appointment

This item was removed from the consent agenda for further discussion in executive session.

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the termination of probationary appointment for the following individuals:

����������� Gina Tauro����������������������������������������������������� Special Education Teacher

����������� Effective:June 30, 2011

* Health benefits continue through August 31, 2011

 

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

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the substitute Food Service Helper, Trish Gob effective April 27, 2011.

Ayes 5 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS

1. None

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

1. BOCES BOARD MEMBER ELECTION FOR 2011-2012

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

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby nominates two candidates for two vacancies on the Dutchess County BOCES Board.

The candidates are listed in alphabetical order:

Thomas M. Hurley Michael Riehl

Ayes 5 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

 

2. BOCES BUDGET VOTE FOR 2011-2012

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

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the Dutchess County BOCES Administrative Budget in the amount of $4,060,142 as presented.

Ayes 5 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

There were no comments from the public.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mr. Matteo made and Mr. Boyd seconded a motion to adjourn to executive session at 7:45 pm for the purpose of discussing the employment history of a particular person or persons.

Ayes 5 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

RECONVENE PUBLIC SESSION

Mr. Herald made and Mr. Perotti seconded a motion to adjourn the executive session and to reconvene the public session at 8:56 pm.

Ayes 5 Nays 0 The motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mr. Herald made and Mr. Perotti seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting of April 26, 2011 at 8:56 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Therese M. Trotter

District Clerk