Mar. 26 Regular Meeting & Community Budget Presentation

Meeting and budget work session time: 6:30 p.m. in Joe Bena Auditorium

Anticipated Executive Session in high school room 123 following Regular Board meeting with no action anticipated being taken after.

Mission
We endeavor to provide students of every ability with the support, dedication and quality instruction they need as they strive for personal excellence and work to fulfill the dreams and aspirations they have for their future.

Board Goals
1. To provide opportunities to improve overall student success by both recognizing and developing student achievement in all areas.
2. Maintain and improve the district’s fiscal stability, delivering excellent educational results at a cost commensurate with the community’s economic condition.
3. Continually evaluate, maintain and improve facilities that address the current and future needs of our district and provide students, employees and community members with an inviting, safe, efficient and modern infrastructure.
4. Expand methods to improve communication with parents and community members using multiple methods to promote proactive, interactive and meaningful two-way communication, including the use of the 21st century technologies.
5. Foster meaningful relationships with all stakeholders.
6. Continue to support the school district culture of a safe, welcoming and inclusive climate with a strong emphasis on effective strategies that support all students.

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

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER at   p.m. by .

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

SALUTE TO THE FLAG

AGENDA CHANGES – additions and/or deletions

PRESENTATION – Librarians book report

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 March 12, 2019 meeting as submitted.
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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:  Budget Work Session

FINANCIAL ITEMS:
1. Accept Claims Auditor’s Comments on March 12, 2019 reports.
General Warrant # 17 $174,548.39
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2. Approve Agreement between the District and Duanesburg Education Support Association.
BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Duanesburg Central School District hereby approves the agreement by and between the District and the Duanesburg Education Support Association, dated March 26, 2019, authorizes the superintendent to execute the agreement and authorizes payment contained therein.
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PERSONNEL ITEMS:
1. Approve Appointments.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the following appointments as recommended by the superintendent and athletic director. All appointments are pending fingerprint clearance. All appointments are “employees at will” and the appointment at this time does not guarantee employment for the entire school term/season/year.
BOCES Substitute List
Eric Dornbush Volunteer Track Coach
Matt George Volunteer Assistant Baseball Coach
Chris Parslow Volunteer Baseball Coach – appointment changed from JV Baseball Coach
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2. Approve Agreement between the District and Assistant Superintendent of Management Services.
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Duanesburg Central School District, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, hereby approves the agreement dated March 26, 2019, extending the probationary appointment of Jeffrey Rivenburg for a period of one year, to August 4, 2020, in accordance with the terms of said agreement.
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OTHER ITEMS:
1. Approve 2019-2020 School Year Calendar.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the 2019-2020 school year calendar as recommended by the superintendent.
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2. Approve Disposal of Obsolete Items.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the disposal of obsolete equipment, on list provided, as recommended by the business official.
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3. Approve Merger of Duanesburg/Berne-Knox-Westerlo Boys’ Modified Soccer Program.
WHEREAS, the Duanesburg Central School District currently offers a boys’ modified soccer program for its junior high school students; and
WHEREAS, the Berne Knox Westerlo Central School District also currently offers a boys’ modified soccer program for its junior high school students; and
WHEREAS, the districts have discussed combining their programs into one boys soccer program for the students of both districts;
It is hereby resolved:
Subject to receipt of any necessary approvals and an agreement with Berne-Knox-Westerlo, the Duanesburg Board of Education hereby authorizes the creation of a “shared” boys’ modified soccer program with Berne-Knox-Westerlo, effective for the 2019-20 school year.
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4. Approve CSE minutes.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education approve the CSE minutes of March 7 and 14, 2019 meetings as submitted.
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5. Accept Donation.
Recommendation that the Duanesburg Board of Education accept the following donation as recommended by the superintendent:
6’ round used banquet tables from the Duanesburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc., valued at $300.
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DISCUSSION:
Status of athletics
Policy 5410 – Purchasing & Policy 5410-R – Purchasing Regulations
Tuition follow-up

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To enter into executive session to discuss employment history of a particular district employee.

Recess of meeting at  p.m.

INTO ANTICIPATED EXECUTIVE SESSION at  p.m.

OUT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION at p.m.
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Meeting adjourned at  p.m.
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Dates to remember:
April
2-4 NYS ELA Testing
6 Duanesburg Day, 12-4 pm
Talent show, 4:30 pm, Joe Bena Auditorium
9 BOE meeting & community budget presentation, 6:30 pm, Joe Bena Auditorium
11 Bus Drill
12 Bus Drill, rain date
K-12 Report cards posted
All-Star Music Festival
13 All-Star Music Festival
17 Family Literacy night, 5:30 pm, ES Library
UPK meeting, 6:00 pm, ES cafeteria
6th grade Transition night, 6:00-8:00 pm
19  Good Friday, Spring Recess, No School
22-26 Spring Recess, No School
May 1-3 NYS Math Testing
7 BOE Meeting & public budget hearing, 6:30 pm, Joe Bena Auditorium

FM/JR/JF/AC/JM/PH/KW/RU/CD/SG/LG/WB/cej: 3/21/19