Hamburg Central School District

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

Regular Meeting                                                                                                         6:30 p.m.

Armor Elementary School – Cafeteria                                                    February 10, 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 matters relating to a particular employee.
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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 – BVS STUDENTS

            5th Grade students Claire Frascella and Madison Hurley will lead off with the Pledge  

 

   A.3      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 - January 13, 2015

 

            B.1.b    Board Briefings - January 20, 2015

         

            B.1.c    Backpack Express - February 2015 - UPES Newsletter

 
 
B.2     CORRESPONDENCE  

 

            B.3     MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS, RESERVATIONS 

                       

            B.4    FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

                       

           B.4.a    Tuesday, February 24, 2015           6:30 p.m.   AES - Cafeteria

                                                                                          (Budget Work Session Meeting)            

                       B.4.b    Tuesday, March 10, 2015               6:30 p.m.   AES – Cafeteria

 

            B.5     FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS

 

                        B.5.a    Student Representative Report

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

            B.5.c    Board member committee reports             
                       

                                   

C.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

  

            C.1       CSDD (Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled) Holiday

                         Gift Drive – High School English teacher Lori Raybold     

 

            C.2       New York State School Boards Association "Board Achievement Award" to

                        Thomas Flynn

 

C.3      CAPITAL PROJECT UPDATE & BUILDING CONDITION SURVEY

            Tim Mertzlufft


 
D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

            D.1.     CURRICULUM UPDATE -  Coord. of Curr. & Instr. Ginalouise Palermo

                        & Assistant Supt. of Student Services, Curr. & Instr. Colleen Kaney 
 
 
E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF      
 

E.1       NEW POLICY #5513 - SECOND READING & APPROVAL

             Maintenance of Fund Balance             

 

E.2       REVISED POLICY #5411 - WAIVER & APPROVAL 

            Requisitions and Purchase Orders

                       

  

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 JANUARY 8, 2015

 

F.1.b    MINUTES OF JANUARY 13, 2015

 

F.1.c    MINUTES OF JANUARY 20, 2015

 

F.1.d    MINUTES OF JANUARY 26, 2015

 

                        F.1.e    MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 2, 2015  

 

            F.2       PERSONNEL

 

F.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES

            F.2.a.1       Instructional Personnel Retirement  

            F.2.a.2       Instructional Personnel Appointment

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

                                    F.2.a.4       Instructional Personnel Internships (Unpaid)

            F.2.a.5       Web Page Manager Resignation

            F.2.a.6       Web Page Manager Appointment

            F.2.a.7       Substitute Teacher Appointments (2014-15)

            F.2.a.8       Interscholastic Years of Service (2014-15)

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 Changes of Status

            F.2.a.13     School Related Personnel Appointments

            F.2.a.14     School Related Personnel Contract (Extension)

                                    F.2.a.15     School Volunteers (2014-15)  

            F.3       BUSINESS
 

            F.4       FIELD TRIPS

   

                        F.4.a    HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, ATHLETICS, TO VIRGINIA


F.4.b    HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, GRADE 6 (Team 1), TO TORONTO  


            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      WARRANT #6 - DECEMBER 2014


            G.2      TREASURER'S REPORT - DECEMBER 2014

 

            G.3      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - DECEMBER 2014

 

            G.4      SPRING ATHLETIC SUPPLY BID

 

            G.5      AGREEMENT FOR THERAPY SERVICES

 

            G.6      AGREEMENT FOR TRANSLATOR SERVICES

 

            G.7      INTERPRETATION SERVICE AGREEMENT

 

            G.8      ERIE 1 BOCES BOARD NOMINATIONS

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that the Board nominates Edward R. Cavan,

                        residing at 252 Willow Green Drive, Amherst, which is located in the Sweet
                        Home Central School District; and Judith H. Katz, residing at 186 Forestview,
                        Williamsville, which is located in the Williamsville Central School District; as
                        candidates for election to be held on April 21, 2015, to serve as trustees for the
                        Board of Cooperative Educational Services, First Supervisory District of Erie
                        County, in a term beginning July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.”  
 

            G.9      MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING – WNY United Against Drug &

                        Alcohol Abuse, Inc.

 

G. 10   RESOLUTION TO APPOINT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
RECOMMENDED MOTION:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School

                        District appoint Mr. Michael Cornell as Superintendent of Schools for a term of
                        employment commencing March 9, 2015 and ending June 30, 2018 and further
                        authorize Hamburg School Board President David Yoviene to execute an employment
                        agreement consistent with the appointment of Mr. Cornell.


BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School

                        District, by mutual agreement, terminates the Interim Superintendent agreement with
                        Dr. Vincent J. Coppola effective at the end of the day, March 6, 2015.

(Roll Call Vote Required)    

 

            G.11    APPOINTMENTS AND AUTHORIZATIONS

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that effective March 9, 2015 the Board of

                        Education hereby appoints Mr. Michael Cornell as:

1.      Freedom of Information Appeals Officer;

2.      Appointing Authority;

3.      Educational Official to receive court notifications regarding students’

sentences/adjudications;

4.      Custodian of petty cash for the superintendent’s office;

5.      Certifier of Instructional and Civil Service Payrolls.”  

 


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.          EXECUTIVE SESSION

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

p.m. to discuss personnel matters relating to a particular employee.

 

 

J.         RETURN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “Motion to return from Executive Session at

__:__ p.m.”

 

 

K.        MOTION TO ADJOURN


 

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