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                                                            April 21, 2015
 
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6:30 –    Executive Session– It is anticipated the Board will act upon a resolution to convene an
              executive session at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a Superintendent Hearing Appeal.              
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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 – UPES STUDENTS

            5th grade student Matthew Diamond and 1st grade student Michael Gomolka

            will lead off with the Pledge

 

   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 10, 2015

 

            B.1.b   Board Briefings - March 17, 2015

 

            B.1.c   Revised Reg. #7550R - Dignity for All Students

 

            B.1.d   New Reg. #7550R.1 – Strategies to Prevent Harassment, Bullying, and

                        Discrimination

 

            B.1.e    Revised Reg. #3160RNon-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment in the

                        School District


            B.2      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS 

           

                        B.2.a    Tuesday, May 5, 2015                  7:15 p.m.   AES – Cafeteria

                                                                                          (Budget Hearing)

                        B.2.b    Tuesday, May 12, 2015                6:30 p.m. AES – Cafeteria

                        B.2.c    Tuesday, May 19, 2015        (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.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD           

 
            C.1      Boston Valley School - Students Active in Learning (S.A.I.L)
                        Employee Recognition to Teacher Alison Russo &
                        Personal Aide Mary Jane Laskowski - David Yoviene 
                        

            C.2      AUTHOR’S CELEBRATION (WRITER’S WORKSHOP) PRESENTATION

                       Coord. of Curr. & Instr. Ginalouise Palermo & 
                        Assistant Supt. of Student Services, Curr. & Instr. Colleen Kaney   
 

D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF                  

 

E.1       2015-16 BUDGET PRESENTATION

            Superintendent Michael Cornell will present the recommended 2015-16

            budget to the Board for adoption.

 

            RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the proposed 2015-16 budget in the

            amount of $66,006,811 be adopted and presented to the voters of the

            Hamburg Central School District in one proposition on May 19, 2015 as

            follows:

                                     

            PROPOSITION #1 BUDGET

            “Shall the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District be

            authorized to expend the sums set forth in the proposed 2015-2016 budget in

            the total amount of $66,006,811 and levy the necessary tax?”                 

 

E.2       REVISED POLICY #7550 - FIRST READING

            Policy #7550 – Dignity for All Students to the Board for a first reading. 

  

E.3       NEW POLICY #7551 - FIRST READING

Policy #7551 – Hazing of Students to the Board for a first reading.         

 

E.4       REVISED POLICY #3160 - FIRST READING

            Policy #3160 – Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment in the School District       

 

 

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 10, 2015
 
                        F.1.b    MINUTES OF MARCH 17, 2015 
 

            F.2       PERSONNEL

 

F.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGE

           F.2.a.1      Instructional Personnel Retirements

           F.2.a.2      Instructional Personnel Internship (Unpaid)

           F.2.a.3      Interscholastic Coaching Assignment

           F.2.a.4      Intramural Coaching Assignments

           F.2.a.5      Volunteer Coaches

           F.2.a.6      Substitute Teacher Appointments 2014-15

           F.2.a.7      School Related Personnel Changes of Status

           F.2.a.8      School Related Personnel Appointments

           F.2.a.9      School Volunteer 2014-15

          

            F.3       BUSINESS  

 

                         F.3.a    SURPLUS ITEMS - HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL
 

                        F.3.b    SURPLUS ITEMS - TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

 

            F.4      FIELD TRIPS

 

                        F.4.a    HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, 7/8 FRENCH, TO QUEBEC CITY  

 
                        F.4.b    HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, LOTE, TO LILLE, FRANCE 

 

            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      REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXPENSES

            RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "Resolved that the Board of Education of the

            Hamburg Central School District reimburse a sum not to exceed $180.00

            for medical expenses related to injuries sustained during school activities on

            October 2, 2014." 

 

            G.4      REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAL EXPENSES

            RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "Resolved that the Board of Education of the

            Hamburg Central School District reimburse a sum not to exceed $300.00

            for medical expenses related to injuries sustained during school activities on

            November 4, 2014."             

 

      G.5      WARRANT #8 - FEBRUARY 2015 - $6,413,671.22

 

            G.6      TREASURER'S REPORT - FEBRUARY 2015

 

            G.7      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - FEBRUARY 2015

 

G.8      FUND SURPLUS RESOLUTION AGREEMENT AND RELEASE

                                  

            G.9      CLERK OF THE WORKS AGREEMENT 

                        

G.10    TAX COLLECTION AGREEMENT WITH TOWN OF HAMBURG

 

G.11    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 19, 2015 ­

with a daily rate of $105.00:

 

Inspectors of Elections/ Machine Operators                      

Gritman, Margorie              

Haberman, Kenneth                                    

Haberman, Shirley

Hellert, Gail

Hilderbrandt, Elaine                        

Holmes, Margaret

Kostorowski, Ann

Lynch, Richard                    

Mashiotta, Marjorie

Meissner, Anita

Orr, Joan

Radder, Mark

Rehac, Vanessa

Rust, Dave

Rust, Margaret

Schroeter, Elaine

Taft, Audrey

Troyan, Gloria

Yacobucci, Dawn

Yacobucci, Vincent

 

G.12    CONTRACT EXTENSION - DRIVER EDUCATION

 

            G.13    SHELTER AGREEMENT - ELDERWOOD

 

            G.14    2015-2016 PROPERTY TAX REPORT CARD

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that it be resolved, to approve and publish

the 2015-2016 Property Tax Report Card, pursuant to the regulations of the

                        Commissioner of Education."  

 

G.15    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
                        Forty-Three (43) days to 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.16    NOTICE OF APPEAL - SUPERINTENDENT HEARING

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the board of education hereby

                        determines that the Notice of Appeal filed by the parent of a student

                        regarding the Hearing Officer’s Findings of Fact and Recommendations

                        and the decision of the interim superintendent is hereby

                        (modified/granted/denied).”

        

G.17    SUMMER 4-DAY WORK WEEK

            RECOMMENDED MOTION: “The Hamburg Central School District will be

                        involved in a work week program commencing July 13 through August 28 whereby
                        all 12-month school employees will consolidate 5 work days into 4 work days.  This
                        will necessitate lengthening each day of the 4-day work week as negotiated per
                        appropriate bargaining units, as well as other non-represented employees.   Though
                        this is not to be viewed as a step towards a permanent 4-day work week for the
                        entire school district, it is in response to a national trend regarding financial
                        concerns and changing social norms.” 

 
 
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.        MOTION TO ADJOURN


 
 

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