Board of Education Meeting Minutes – October 9, 2018

Vision – Duanesburg Central School District will become a model for smaller school districts in New York State. Instructional excellence will be the bedrock of the district characterized by a strong academic core, technology integration and a challenging and stimulating curriculum. Our educational program will include enrichment, interdisciplinary teaching and active roles for students. All students will be challenged and supported to achieve their highest abilities.  The district will value its students and staff. The community will value and participate in our mission. Our facilities will promote our mission.

Goals – The goal of the Duanesburg Central School District’s Board of Education is to represent and serve students, district residents, faculty, staff, administrators and district volunteers through policy development, thoughtful planning of academic programming, facilities management and fiscal responsibility to ensure the highest level of achievement and preparation of our student body.

ROLL CALL: Pres. Camille Siano Enders, VP Deb Grier, Kent Sanders – absent, Jennifer Sexton, Shayne Mitchell, Joshua Menzies – absent, Teresa Wood-Irvin

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER at  6:32 p.m. by President Siano Enders

Also Present: Superintendent Macri, Business Official Rivenburg, Principal Conover, Principal Marvin – absent, Athletic Director Hardenstine

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

AGENDA CHANGES – additions and/or deletions – addendum

SUPERINTENDENT’S STATUS REPORT/UPDATE

PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS/UPDATES

STUDENT LIAISON REPORT

PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR

PRESENTATION/APPROVAL OF BOE MINUTES FOR ACTION:

Recommendation that the Board of Education approve the minutes of the September 25, 2018 meeting as submitted.
Motion by: Board Member Mitchell
Seconded by: Board Member Wood-Irvin
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried:

NEW BUSINESS: BOE STANDING COMMITTEE REPORT – (2018-19 MEMBERS)
Audit Committee – Deb Grier (chair), Shayne Mitchell, Teresa Wood-Irvin
Buildings & Grounds Committee – Kent Sanders (chair), Shayne Mitchell, Jennifer Sexton
Education Committee – Jennifer Sexton (chair), Teresa Wood-Irvin, Deb Grier
Employee Relations Committee – Camille Siano Enders (chair), Kent Sanders, Deb Grier
Policy Committee – Joshua Menzies (chair), Teresa Wood-Irvin, Shayne Mitchell
Public Relations Committee – Deb Grier (chair), Jennifer Sexton

BOARD ITEM:
1. Approve and Adopt 2018-2019 Board of Education Goals.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the 2018-2019 Board of Education goals as presented.
Motion by: VP Grier
Seconded by: Board Member Sexton
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

FINANCIAL ITEMS:
1. Accept Claims Auditor’s Comments on September 28, 3018 reports.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education accept the following warrants:
Capital Warrant #6:$12,357.00
General Warrant #7:  $410,875.10Motion by: VP Grier
Seconded by: Board Member Mitchell
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

PERSONNEL ITEMS:
1. Approve Appointments.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the following ECA appointment as recommended by the superintendent and building principal. All Appointments are pending fingerprint clearance. ECA appointments are for the applicable 2018-19 school year. All appointments are “employees at will” and the appointment at this time does not guarantee employment for the entire school season/term/year.
BOCES Sub List:
Tod Jackman, Full-time Bus Driver effective 10/4/2018
ECA APPOINTMENTS: 7/1/18-6/30/19
Michele Hall, FBLA and HS School Store Advisor
Motion by: Board Member Wood-Irvin
Seconded by: VP Grier
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

2. Approve Appointment.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the following appointment:
Education liaison for foster care students – Penny Hardenstine
Motion by: Board Member Sexton
Seconded by: Board Member Mitchell
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

OTHER ITEMS:
1. Approve Disposal of Obsolete Books.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the disposal of obsolete books as recommended by the superintendent and high school principal on the list submitted.
Motion by: VP Grier
Seconded by: Board Member Sexton
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

2. Adopt District Plan.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education adopt the following plan as recommended by the superintendent and building principals:
Building Leadership Teams Plan
Motion by: Board Member Sexton
Seconded by: Board Member Mitchell
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

3. Approve CSE & CPSE minutes.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the CSE and CPSE minutes of April 30, May 10, 15, August 14, September 24, 25, 28 and October 1, 2018 meetings as submitted.
Motion by: Board Member Sexton
Seconded by: VP Grier
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

DISCUSSION:
Building use form

ADJOURNMENT at 7:41 p.m.
Motion by: Board Member Sexton
Seconded by: Board Member Mitchell
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

Dates to remember:
10: PSAT exam, HS
K-12 Picture Makeup/Retake
12: K-12 Interim Reports Posted
23: Leo Club Fall Blood Drive, HS
BOE Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Joe Bena Auditorium

Respectfully submitted,
Celeste E Junge
District Clerk

FM/JR/JF/AC/JM/PH/KW/RU/CD/SG/LG/WB/cej: 10/10/18

ADDENDUM TO October 9, 2018 BOE Meeting

FINANCIAL ITEM:
2. Approve Contract with Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc. (Northern Rivers).
Recommendation that the Board of Education approve the agreement between Northern Rivers and Duanesburg CSD for the 2018-2019 school year as recommended by the business official.
Motion by: Board Member Sexton
Seconded by: VP Grier
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

3. Approve Adult Breakfast and Lunch price Increase.
Recommendation that the Board of Education approve the price increases for adult breakfast from $2.30 to $2.45 and for lunch from $4.00 to $4.10.
Motion by: VP Grier
Seconded by: Board Member Sexton
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried

PERSONNEL ITEM:
3. Accept Resignation.
Recommendation that the Board of Education approve the resignation of Tammy Nunez, bus driver, effective October 16, 2018.
Motion by: Board Member Mitchell
Seconded by: Board Member Sexton
In favor:  5
Opposed:  0
Absent:  2
Motion Carried