Hamburg Central School District

ITEMS HIGHLIGHTED IN BLUE INDICATE AN ATTACHMENT
 
HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting                                                                                                         6:30 p.m.

Armor Elementary School – Cafeteria                                                    January 13, 2015
 
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Executive Session– It is anticipated the Board will act upon a resolution to convene an executive session
at the end of the meeting to discuss personnel issues.
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A.        CALL TO ORDER
President David Yoviene will preside.   
 
A.1      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS 

 
A.2      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG – AES STUDENTS

            3rd grader Jade Divine and 1st grader Grace Tomczak will lead off with the Pledge  

 

   A.3      APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: "Motion to approve Agenda.”
 

                                               

B.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

  

            B.1     SUPT. SEARCH FOCUS GROUP COMMITTEE RECOGNITION

 

            B.2      UNION PLEASANT – MONTGOMERY FAMILY FOUNDATION GRANT

                        $5,000 – Acquisition of Musical Instruments - Principal Jacqueline Peffer

 

            B.3      HIGH SCHOOL THANKSGIVING DRIVE/HOLIDAY DRIVE

                        School Counselor Kathy Battin         
 
 
 C.       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.  

 

 
D.      INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD
 

D.1      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            D.1.a    Board Briefings - December 9, 2014

 

            D.1.b    Backpack Express - December 2014 - UPES Newsletter 

 

            D.1.c    Backpack Express - January 2015 - UPES Newsletter

            
D.2     CORRESPONDENCE  

 

            D.3     MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS, RESERVATIONS 

                       

            D.4    FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

                       

           D.4.a    Tuesday, January 20, 2015           6:30 p.m.   AES - Cafeteria

                                                                        (Budget Work Session Meeting)            

                       D.4.b    Tuesday, February 10, 2015         6:30 p.m.   AES – Cafeteria

 

            D.5     FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS

 

                        D.5.a    Student Representative Report

                        D.5.b    Erie County Association of School Boards Report

            D.5.c    Board member committee reports   
                        D.5.d    Field Testing – David Yoviene                       
  

           

E.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

F.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF      


            F.1       REVISED POLICY #3280 - SECOND READING AND APPROVAL
            Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment

 

F.2       NEW POLICY #5513 - FIRST READING

                        Policy #5513 – Maintenance of Fund Balance to the Board for a first reading. 
 

 

G.        CONSENSUS ITEMS

One motion may approve all "G" 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  G."

 

            G.1      MINUTES

 

G.1.a    MINUTES OF DECEMBER 9, 2014

 

G.1.b    MINUTES OF DECEMBER 12, 2014

 

G.1.c    MINUTES OF DECEMBER 13, 2014

 

G.1.d    MINUTES OF DECEMBER 17, 2014

 

                        G.1.e    MINUTES OF DECEMBER 19, 2014   

 

            G.2       PERSONNEL

 

G.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES

                                    G.2.a.1      Instructional Personnel Appointment

            G.2.a.2      Instructional Personnel Contract Extension

            G.2.a.3      Instructional Personnel Internship (Unpaid)

            G.2.a.4      Advisor

            G.2.a.5      Substitute Teacher Appointment 2014-15

            G.2.a.6      School Related Personnel Changes of Status

            G.2.a.7      School Related Personnel Resignations

            G.2.a.8      School Related Personnel Appointments

            G.2.a.9      Continuing Education Vendors

            G.2.a.10    Continuing Education Volunteers

            G.2.a.11    Continuing Education Appointment

            G.2.a.12    School Volunteers (2014-15)

 
            G.3       BUSINESS
 

            G.4       FIELD TRIPS 

                       

G.4.a    HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, VARSITY BASEBALL, TO

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

 

                        G.4.b    BOSTON VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LEVEL 3, TO

                                    NIAGARA FALLS BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY


                        G.4.c    HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, SCIENCE OLYMPIAD, TO

                                    SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

 

            G.5       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL

                        EDUCATION             

 

            G.6       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON

                        SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

 

H.        ACTION ITEMS 

            

            H.1      REPORT OF COLLECTED TAXES FOR 2014-2015

 

            H.2      HAMBURG ALUMNI FOUNDATION DONATION 

  

            H.3      HAMBURG BULLDOGS BOOSTER CLUB DONATION 

 

            H.4      RESOLUTION - 5-YEAR CONTRACT WITH PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL 

                        FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

      H.5      WARRANT #4 - OCTOBER 2014


            H.6      TREASURER'S REPORT - OCTOBER 2014

  

            H.7      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - OCTOBER 2014

  

      H.8      WARRANT #5 - NOVEMBER 2014

 

            H.9      TREASURER'S REPORT - NOVEMBER 2014  

 

            H.10    EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - NOVEMBER 2014


            H.11    TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT WITH PARENT 

 

H.12    ABOLISHMENT OF POSITION IN PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE

                        POSITION

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that approval be given that:

Be it resolved upon recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools

                        that the following civil service position is abolished:      

 

                        Microcomputer Decision Support Specialist 1.0 FTE – Eff. Dec. 31, 2014

 

H.13    CREATION OF POSITION IN PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE

                        POSITION

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that approval be given that:

Be it resolved upon recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools

                        that the following civil service position is created:         

 

                        Microcomputer Technical Support Specialist 1.0 FTE – Eff. Jan. 1, 2015

 

            H.14     ABOLISHMENT OF POSITION IN TENURE AREA

 

Whereas, the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District has

                        determined that for reasons of economy, efficiency, and restructuring, that it is
                          necessary to abolish certain positions within the District.

 

Recommended Motion:  Be it resolved upon recommendation of the Interim

                        Superintendent of Schools that the following teaching position in the specified
                        tenure area is abolished effective December 3, 2014:

 

Special Subject Area of School Counseling & Guidance       1.0     FTE 

 

            H.15    INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT CONTRACT EXTENSION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that it be RESOLVED, that the Board of

                        Education authorizes that the previous Employment Agreement approved by the
                        Board of Education effective August 25, 2014 and ending January 31, 2015
                        with Dr. Vincent J. Coppola to serve as the District's Interim Superintendent be
                        extended until June 30, 2015.”  

 

H.16    DONATION - THE MONTGOMERY FAMILY FOUNDATION

 
 

I.          EXECUTIVE SESSION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “Motion to convene an Executive Session at __:__

p.m. to discuss personnel issues.

 

 

J.         RETURN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “Motion to return from Executive Session at

__:__ p.m.”

 

 

K.        MOTION TO ADJOURN


 

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