Hamburg Central School District

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HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
REVISED BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                     6:00 p.m.

Union Pleasant Elementary School – Union Auditorium                                     March 11, 2014

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*6:00Executive Session – It is anticipated the Board will adjourn into Executive Session at
             6:00 to discuss the employment agreements of two non-represented staff members; to
              discuss three (3) HTA grievances (Step 4)entering into an agreement with law enforcement
             
for working with the District on safety plan procedures and safeguards, and to discuss 
             contract negotiations for the new Superintendent of Schools.
 
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ANTICIPATED RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION AT 7:30 P.M.
 
 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

President David Yoviene will preside.
 

A.1      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS
 

A.2      EXECUTIVE SESSION
 

A.3      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 

   A.4      APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA

            RECOMMENDED MOTION: "Motion to approve Agenda.” 
 
 
 

B.        INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD
 

B.1      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY  

 

            B.1.a   Board Briefings - February 11, 2014

            B.1.b   Board Briefings - February 25, 2014

            B.1.c   Backpack Express - March 2014 - UPES Newsletter

                                               

            B.2      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

           

                        B.2.a    Tuesday, March 18, 2014             6:30 p.m.   UPES – Auditorium

                                                                  (Budget Work Session/Community Forum Meeting)    

            B.2.b    Tuesday, April 8, 2014                 6:30p.m.    UPES – Auditorium

                                                                                          (Budget Work Session Meeting) 

                        B.2.c    Tuesday, April 22, 2014               6:30 p.m.   UPES – Auditorium  

                        (Regular Meeting-BOCES Candidate/Budget Vote and HCSD Budget Adoption)     

 

            B.3      FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS

 

                        B.3.a    Student Representative Report                                                          

            B.3.b    Erie County Association of School Boards Report

            B.3.c    Board member committee reports        

 
 

C.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

 

            C.1      “Goin’ Bald for Bucks” at CAS – Principal Danielle Grimm

 

            C.2      Hamburg High School Federation Hockey Team

John McFall, Brian Dehlinger, Joseph Karnath

 

            C.3      Hamburg High School Science Olympiad Team – Robert Musilli    

 

C.4      Gov. Cuomo proclaims March 2-8, 2014 School Social Work Week

in the State of New York - Interim Supt. Dr. Richard E. Jetter

                                                                             

 

D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

            D.1      Hamburg Central Schools Health & Wellness Fair

HPER Director Patrick Cauley


 

E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF            

  

 

F.         CONSENSUS ITEMS

One motion may approve all "F" items.  If a board member wishes to discuss a particular item,
the individual should ask for its consideration as a separate matter when we consider additions
to the agenda. 
RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that approval is given to all consensus items under
Section  F."

 

            F.1       MINUTES

 

F.1.a    MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 11, 2014

 

F.1.b    MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 25, 2014

 

            F.2       PERSONNEL

 

F.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES       

              F.2.a.1      Instructional Personnel Resignations

              F.2.a.2      Instructional Personnel Change of Status

              F.2.a.3      Substitute Teacher Appointments 2013-14

              F.2.a.4      Team Leader

              F.2.a.5      Advisor Resignation

              F.2.a.6      Advisors

              F.2.a.7      Instructional Personnel Internships (unpaid)

              F.2.a.8      Spring Interscholastic Coaching Resignations

              F.2.a.9      Spring Interscholastic Coaching Assignments

              F.2.a.10    School Related Personnel Retirement

              F.2.a.11    School Related Personnel Resignation

              F.2.a.12    School Related Personnel Change of Status

              F.2.a.13    School Related Personnel Appointments

              F.2.a.14    School Volunteers 2013-14

 

                        F.2.b    LEAVE OF ABSENCE

 

            F.3       BUSINESS    
 
 

                        F.3.a    SURPLUS ITEMS - HIGH SCHOOL

 

                        F.3.b    TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE OF UPES - DONATION

 

            F.4       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL

EDUCATION           

 

            F.5       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON

                        SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

           

G.        ACTION ITEMS

 

G.1      SALARY SCHEDULE - SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

 

G.2      BIDS-RECONSTRUCTION WORK AT HHS and HMS - $2,146,303

 

            G.3      WARRANT #7-JANUARY 2014 totaling $5,698,935.10

 

            G.4      TREASURER'S REPORT-JANUARY 2014

 

            G.5      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT-JANUARY 2014

 

G.6      SICK LEAVE DONATION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education recognizes and
approves that, upon written request of an employee and approval of the
Superintendent of Schools, a Hamburg Central School District employee may
donate a portion of his/her individual accumulated sick leave days up to
Fifty-Three and a half (53 1/2) days to Tricia Davidson, a teacher, who
has
exhausted her accumulated sick leave, according to the sick leave conversion
work sheets that provide for the fair and proportionate transfer of sick leave
days between and among Hamburg Central School District employees.”

 

G.7      SICK LEAVE DONATION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education recognizes and
approves that, upon written request of an employee and approval of the
Superintendent of Schools, a Hamburg Central School District employee may
donate a portion of his/her individual accumulated sick leave days up to
Twenty-Six (26) days to Dara Watkins, a teacher, who has exhausted her
accumulated sick leave, according to the sick leave conversion work sheets
that provide for the fair and proportionate transfer of sick leave days between
and among Hamburg Central School District employees.”

 

G.8      CONTRACT FOR SPECIAL SERVICES - BEHAVIORAL CONSULTATION 
                        SERVICES

 

            G.9      2014-2015 CALENDAR FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT

 

            G.10    SCHOOL DISTRICT/LAW ENFORCEMENT LIAISON & TRAINING

OFFICER AGREEMENT

 

            G.11    SHELTER AGREEMENT-AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

 

G.12    RESOLUTION-5-YEAR CONTRACT WITH ERIE 1 BOCES

 

            G.13    APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS FOR 2013-2014

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that Brent Jordan be appointed the

                        Medicaid Compliance Officer for the remainder of the 2013-2014 school

                        year.”   

 

            G.14    HTA GRIEVANCE

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the board of education hereby

                        determines that the grievance regarding Article XVI (Section I) filed with the

                        HTA is (founded/denied).

 

            G.15    HTA GRIEVANCE

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the board of education hereby

                        determines that the grievance regarding Article X (Section I) filed

                        with the HTA is (founded/denied).  

 

            G.16    HTA GRIEVANCE

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the board of education hereby

                        determines that the grievance regarding Article XVI (Section I) and

                        Article XVII (Section A), filed with the HTA is (founded/denied).

 

G.17    EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education hereby

                        approves of the Employment Agreement between the Board of Education

                        of the Hamburg Central School District and the District Treasurer effective

                        July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.” 

 

G.18    EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education hereby

                        approves of the Employment Agreement between the Board of Education

                        of the Hamburg Central School District and the Secretary to the

                        Superintendent/Secretary to the Board of Education effective July 1, 2014

                        through June 30, 2017.”                                                                         

 

G.19    RESOLUTION TO APPOINT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
RECOMMENDED MOTION:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District
appoint Dr. Richard E. Jetter as Superintendent of Schools for a term of employment
commencing March 12, 2014 and ending March 11, 2019 and further authorize Hamburg
School Board President David Yoviene to execute an employment agreement consistent
with the appointment of Dr. Jetter.


BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District,
by mutual agreement, terminate the Interim Superintendent agreement with Dr. Jetter
effective at the end of the day, March 11, 2014.

(Roll Call Vote Required)

 

              

H.        PUBLIC EXPRESSION AND INFORMATION

 

PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

Some topics are not permitted to be discussed in the public forum; for example, any topic related
to an employee or that can be implied to be related to an employee; special education placements,
individual student situations, etc. If the topic is inappropriate for the public forum, the Board
president will instruct you not to speak, but rather, present your concerns in writing for the
Board’s discussion in Executive Session.

 

According to the district’s Civility Policy #3150, the district promotes mutual respect, civility,
and orderly conduct among District employees, parents, and the public.  The policy is not
intended to deprive any person of his or her right to freedom of expression.  Rather, seek to
maintain, to the extent possible and reasonable, a safe, harassment-free workplace for students
and staff.  In the interest of presenting teachers and other employees as positive role models, we
encourage positive communication and discourage volatile, hostile, or aggressive actions. 

            This District seeks public cooperation with this endeavor. 

 

According to the district’s Code of Conduct on School Property Policy #3410, there are
provisions regarding conduct deemed appropriate and acceptable on school property and at
school functions, conduct deemed unacceptable and inappropriate on school property; and
provisions regarding acceptable civil and respectful treatment of teachers, school administrators,
other school personnel, students and visitors on school property and at school functions
(school board meetings). 

 

The chair will recognize the individual or group. Individuals must identify themselves with
name and address. The board will allocate a maximum of thirty (30) minutes for this agenda
item.  Speakers shall have a maximum of five (5) minutes each.  In the event more than six (6)
persons wish to address the board, they will each receive a proportionate share of the time.

 

 

I.          ADJOURNMENT

          
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