Hamburg Central School District

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HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

Regular Meeting                                                                                                           6:00 p.m.

Administration Building                                                                                  August 11, 2015
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*6:00 - Public Hearing on District Safety Plan
*6:30 – Executive Session – It is anticipated the Board will act upon a resolution to convene an
                
Executive Session at 6:30 pm to discuss a grievance filed by the HTA, a MOA between the
           district and HTA, and the evaluation of a particular employee.
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A.     CALL TO ORDER
         President Thomas F. Flynn, III
            
         A.1      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS
 
         A.2      DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN PRESENTATION

         A.3
      DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN PUBLIC HEARING

         RECOMMENDED MOTION: "Motion to open the public hearing

         regarding the District Safety Plan."
 
         A.4      PUBLIC HEARING CONCLUDED

         RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "Motion to close the public hearing

         regarding the District Safety Plan." 

 
         A.5      EXECUTIVE SESSION           
 
         A.6      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
 

A.7      APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA

         RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "Motion to approve Agenda." 
  

B.     RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

   

C.     INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD

 
         C.1       ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

          C.1.a   Hamburg Central Schools 2015-16 Wall Calendar

 

         C.2      CORRESPONDENCE

 

         C.2.a    NYSSBA "Board Achievement Award" to Patricia Brunner-Collins

                                                           

         C.3     MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS, RESERVATIONS  

 

                     C.3.a    NYSSBA Annual Convention – New York City

                                  October 18-20, 2015

 

         C.4      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

           

         C.4.a    Tuesday, September 15, 2015      6:30 p.m.   Administration Building

         C.4.b    Tuesday, October 13, 2015          6:30 p.m.   UPES

 

         C.5     FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS


                    C.5.a   Student Representative Report
                    C.5.b   Erie County Association of School Boards Report

        C.5.c   Board member committee reports  

 

                                   

D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF            

 

E.1       REVISED POLICY #8250 – SECOND READING & APPROVAL              

 

            E.2       TAX LEVY – 2015-16

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that approval be given to the tax warrant in

                        the amount of $36,974,654 establishing the following tax rates:

                                    Hamburg                   $37.55

                                    Eden                           $31.98

                                    Boston                        $22.24

                                    Orchard Park           $37.21"  

 

E.3       DISCUSSION - VETERANS’ EXEMPTION – Michael Cornell

 

E.4       ENERGY UPDATE – Kaci Nowadly


 

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 JULY 7, 2015
                        
            F.2      PERSONNEL

           F.2.a       PERSONNEL CHANGES

                          F.2.a.1       Administrative Personnel Appointment

                          F.2.a.2       Instructional Personnel Appointments

                                      F.2.a.3       Response to Intervention (RTI) Coordinator

              F.2.a.4       Department Leaders (Correction)

              F.2.a.5       Instructional Personnel Stipends

                                      F.2.a.6       Substitute Teacher Appointment (2015-16)

                                      F.2.a.7       Fall Interscholastic Coaching Assignments

                                      F.2.a.8       Instructional Personnel Internships (Unpaid)

                                      F.2.a.9       School Related Personnel Resignation

                                      F.2.a.10     School Related Personnel Changes of Status

                                      F.2.a.11     School Related Personnel Appointment

                                      F.2.a.12     Continuing Education Appointments

                                      F.2.a.13     Continuing Education Vendors

                                      F.2.a.14     Continuing Education Volunteers

              F.2.a.15     Conditional Instructional Personnel Appointment

                                (Unpaid Internship)

              F.2.a.16     Conditional School Related Personnel Appointment

     

            F.3       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL

                        EDUCATION                       

 

            F.4       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON

                        SPECIAL EDUCATION 
 
 

G.        ACTION ITEMS

 

            G.1      DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN APPROVAL

 

            G.2      HEALTHCARE PROVIDER AGREEMENT 

 

G.3      CONTRACT FOR SPECIAL SERVICES 

 

            G.4      HTA GRIEVANCE

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that the Board of Education hereby

                        determines that the grievance initially filed by the HTA on June 19, 2015

                        is (founded/denied)."

 

            G.5      OTHER APPOINTMENTS 2015-16

                       

                        G.5.a     DIGNITY ACT COORDINATOR

                                      RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that Heather Cantie be appointed

                                      Dignity Act Coordinator at Union Pleasant Elementary School for

                                      the 2015-2016 school year.”

                                          

                        G.5.b     SPECIAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES

                                      RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that Psychologist Kristin Bogdan be

                                      appointed CSE Chairperson on the Committee on Special Education

                                      and the Sub-Committee on Special Education for the 2015-2016

                                      school year.”  

 

G.6      CREATION OF POSITION IN PERMANENT CIVIL SERVICE

                        CLASSIFICATION

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that approval be given that:

Be it resolved upon recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools that the

                        following civil service position is created:     

 

                        Laborer - 1.0 FTE – Effective August 12, 2015"

   

G.7      DONATION – MISKELL FAMILY TO CAS

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that the Board of Education hereby accepts

                        the donation from the Miskell Family of a regulation sized soccer net to

                        Charlotte Avenue School, for use on the school yard property valued at

                        approximately $1,200.00.”

 

            G.8      ESTABLISHMENT OF REPAIR RESERVE FUND

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that the Board of Education gives approval

            to the following resolution:

 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby establishes the “Repair

Reserve Fund” of the District, to be operated pursuant to General Municipal Law

Section 6-d for the purpose of paying for repairs to capital improvements or

equipment of a type that does not recur annually or at shorter intervals or to a

reserve fund established pursuant to Education Law Section 3651."

 

            G.9      2015-2016 - BOARD REPRESENTATIVES TO THE POLICY COMMITTEE

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the board of education hereby

                        establishes a Policy Committee and appoints __________ and ___________ to

                        be the board representatives to the Policy Committee.”  

 

            G.10    MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING – POLICE DEPARTMENTS  

 

            G.11    ORGANIZATIONAL MATTERS - PTSA COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

                        RECOMMENDED MOTION: "that the Board of Education hereby approves

                        of the following PTSA Committee Representatives for the 2015-16 school year:

 

                        G.11.a - Health Advisory Council – Christina Whipple & Amy Kane

                        G.11.b - Comprehensive District Planning (CDEP) Team – Amy Kane

                        G.11.c - Parent-Child Connection – Karie Held & Jennifer Reagan

                        G.11.d - Technology Committee - Dana Lamb         

                        G.11.e - Budget Ambassadors Committee – Candy Ditkowski, Karen Krawczyk

                                      and Christina Whipple

                        G.11.f - District Safety Committee – Jill Marshall & Sarah Marvin

                        G.11.g - Transportation Committee – Candy Ditkowski and Sarah Marvin            

                        G.11.h - Extended School Day Committee – Christina Whipple & Sarah Marvin"  

 

G.12    MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (Finance Academy Program Director/

                        School-to-Work Liaison and Supervisor of School Year Internship Program and
                        Summer Internship Program) – HTA

            RECOMMENDED MOTION: “that the Board of Education of the Hamburg

                        Central School District approves the Memorandum of Agreement between
                        the district and the HTA.”   

 

G.13    COMPREHENSIVE K-12 STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM  

 

G.14    DISTRICT SHARED DECISION MAKING PLAN 

 

            G.15    INTERPRETATION SERVICE AGREEMENT  

                        

 

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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