Hamburg Central School District

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HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

Regular Meeting                                                                                                                   6:00 p.m.

Union Pleasant Elementary School – Union Auditorium                                        April 22, 2014

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*6:00 –  Executive Session - It is anticipated the Board will adjourn into Executive Session at 6:00 to discuss the
              employment history and personnel matters related to a particular employee, to review an arbitration 
              settlement between the district and the HTA, and to discuss
negotiations with SEIU, Local 200 
              (Maintenance) and HTA negotiations.”
 
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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 - March 11, 2014

                        B.1.b   Board Briefings - March 18, 2014

                        B.1.c   Board Briefings - April 2, 2014

                        B.1.d   Board Briefings - April 8, 2014

                        B.1.e   Backpack Express - April 2014 - UPES Newsletter

                        B.1.f    Claims Auditor's Report to the Audit Committee – Jan. 1-March 26, 2014

                                               

                        B.2      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

           

                                    B.2.a    Tuesday, May 6, 2014                  6:30 p.m.          UPES - Auditorium

                                                                                                      (Budget Hearing)

                                    B.2.b    Tuesday, May 13, 2014                6:30 p.m.          UPES – Auditorium

                                    B.2.c    Tuesday, May 20, 2014               (7 a.m. - 9 p.m.)      HHS (Budget Vote & Election)

 

                        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.        C.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD    

                        C.1      Lille, France – Foreign Exchange Students – JoAnn Thomasson

 

                        C.2      Hamburg Cheerleading Squads – HPER Director Patrick Cauley

 

                        C.3      Canisius College Dean’s Exceptional Achievement Award to

                                    Armor Elementary School – Principal Leslie Bennett

                                    (This award is given each year to a school/agency who exemplifies quality

                                    partnership activities with the Canisius College School of Education and Human

                                    Services 


            C.4      Kaley Reardon – AdPro Sports/Section VI Scholar Athlete – Kelly Owen

      

                        C.5      Senior Katherine Eisenried Independent Health Scholarship Winner -

                                    High School Principal Michael Gallagher

 

                        C.6      EMT Program Recognition – Dr. Richard E.Jetter

 

                        C.7      ECASB – Laura M. Burns Advocacy for Children Award

                                    to Patricia Brunner-Collins – Board President David Yoviene

 

            C.8      Finance Academy Grant Recognition – Kristin Lawrence

 

                                                                                   

D.        D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS          

 

E.        E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF

 

F.        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 MARCH 11, 2014

 

                        F.1.b    MINUTES OF MARCH 18, 2014

 

                        F.1.c    MINUTES OF APRIL 2, 2014

 

                        F.1.d    MINUTES OF APRIL 8, 2014

 

                        F.2       PERSONNEL

 
                                    F.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES
                                   F.2.a.1      Administrative Personnel Unpaid Internships
                                   F.2.a.2      Instructional Personnel Retirements

           F.2.a.3      Instructional Personnel Changes of Status

           F.2.a.4      Substitute Teacher Appointments 2013-14

           F.2.a.5      Web Page Manager

           F.2.a.6      Intramural Coaching Assignments (2013-14)

           F.2.a.7      School Related Personnel Retirements

           F.2.a.8      School Related Personnel Changes of Status

           F.2.a.9      School Related Personnel Appointments

                                               F.2.a.10    Facilitators 

           F.2.a.11    Continuing Education Appointment

           F.2.a.12    School Volunteers (2013-14)

    
 

 

F.2.b   UNPAID LEAVE OF ABSENCE

 

F.2.c   UNPAID SABBATICAL LEAVE 
 

F.2.d   UNPAID LEAVE OF ABSENCE 

 

                        F.3      BUSINESS    
 
                       

                                    F.3.a    HAMBURG BULLDOGS BOOSTER CLUB DONATION
 

                                    F.3.b    DONATION – QUO VADIS EDITIONS, INC.

            RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that the Board of Education hereby accepts
the donation from Quo Vadis Editions, Inc. to the school district of 1,500
sketch pads valued at $3,000.00 for use in the art classes.”  
 
 

                              F.3.c    TRUCK BID (DISTRICT SURPLUS ITEM)   

                                          RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that approval is given to the

                                          acceptance of the April 1, 2014 bid for district surplus item, 1992

                                          Dodge Pickup Truck, VIN No.: 1B7KM26Z9NS671886, in the amount

                                          of $600.00.” 

 

                  F.3.d    TRUCK BID (DISTRICT SURPLUS ITEM)

                              RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that approval is given to the

                              acceptance of the April 2, 2014 bid for district surplus item, 1988

                              Chevrolet Pickup Truck, VIN No.: 1GTGK34K0JE531872, in

                              the amount of $400.00.”   

           

            F.4       FIELD TRIPS

                        F.4.a    HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, GRADES 10, 11, 12 (Social Studies)
                                    TO ADIRONDACK REGION, (Eagle Bay, New York)
   
                        F.4.b    BOSTON VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LEVEL 3
                                    TO NIAGARA FALLS BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY

                        F.4.c    HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, MUSIC, TO TORONTO, CANADA


             F.5      RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL
                        EDUCATION

             F.6      RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON
                        SPECIAL EDUCATION


G.        ACTION ITEMS

            G.1.     ERIE 1 BOCES CANDIDATES

            G.2      ERIE 1 BOCES ADMINISTRATIVE BUDGET

            G.3      WARRANT #8 - FEBRUARY 2014

            G.4      TREASURER'S REPORT - FEBRUARY 2014

            G.5      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - FEBRUARY 2014

            G.6      CONTRACT FOR SPECIAL SERVICES

            G.7      2014-2015 PROPERTY TAX REPORT CARD

            G.8      CONTRACT EXTENSION - DRIVER EDUCATION

            G.9      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
seven (57) days to Gary Hoelscher, Maintenance Mechanic, who has exhausted
his 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.10    ARBITRATION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT - HTA

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: “Resolved that the Board of Education agrees to
the arbitration settlement agreement between the district and the HTA regarding
the following grievances filed on August 15, 2013:

 

                        Grievance #1 - Article XII (Sections V)

                        Grievance #2 - Article XV (Sections B, C, E)   
 
            G.11    CONTRACT FOR THERAPY TREATMENT SERVICES
 
            G.12    APPOINTMENT OF INSPECTORS OF ELECTIONS/MACHINE OPERATORS
                        FOR ANNUAL BUDGET VOTE AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS:

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that approval is given to the appointment of

                        the following election inspectors/machine operators to work at the Annual      
Budget Vote and School Board Elections on May 20, 2014 ­
with a daily rate of $105.00:

 

                        Inspectors of Elections/Machine Operators              

                        Evans, Janet               

                        Haberman, Kenneth                                       

                        Haberman, Shirley
Hellert, Gail                           

                        Holmes, Margaret
Horth, Wendy

                        Kostorowski, Ann                  

                        Mashiotta, Marjorie

                        Meissner, Anita
Orr, Joan
Rust, Dave
Rust, Margaret

                        Schroeter, Elaine
Taft, Audrey

                        Troyan, Gloria

                        Wood, Nancy

                        Yacobucci, Dawn
Yacobucci, Vincent
Zemrac, Judy”

 

            G.13    SHELTER AGREEMENT - ELDERWOOD

 

            G.14    SHELLEY JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that approval is given to accept gifts to establish
the Shelley Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund and that these funds be deposited
in a bank account authorized by the Board as a depository of district funds. These
funds will be recorded as expendable trust funds in the Trust and Agency Fund of
the District. Two (2) scholarships will be given per year commencing June 2014
with the balance to be distributed in June of 2023.” 
 

            G.15    WARRANT #9 - MARCH 2014

            G.16    TREASURER'S REPORT - MARCH 2014

  
            G.17    CONTRACT WITH SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION (SEIU), 
                        LOCAL 200
                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: “upon the recommendation of the Superintendent,
the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District hereby approves
the collective bargaining agreement and hereby approves the funding of the
Agreement between the District and the Service Employees International Union
(SEIU), Local 200.”

                        (This contract is for the period of July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2017)      

            

            G.18    BID - REFUSE & RECYCLE COLLECTION

 
 
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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