Hamburg Central School District

 
ITEMS HIGHLIGHTED IN PURPLE INDICATE AN ATTACHMENT


HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA
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Regular Meeting                                                                                                         6:30 p.m.
Charlotte Avenue Elementary School - Cafeteria                                            May 10, 2016
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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 to discuss three (3) MOA's between the district and Hamburg

                       Teachers' Association, and to discuss the medical, financial, credit or employment
                       history of a particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment,
                       employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a
                       particular person or corporation.  
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A.     CALL TO ORDER 
         President Thomas F. Flynn, III will preside.
            
            A.1      ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS
     
 
            A.2      EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A.3      PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG – CAS STUDENTS

            3rd Grade student Tauya Mudzingwa and 5th Grade student Billy Whited

            will lead off with the Pledge

 

A.4      APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA

            "Motion to approve Agenda."  

 

B.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

 

            B.1      INTRODUCTION OF DR. LYNN MARIE FUSCO

                        District Superintendent - Erie 1 BOCES

 

            B.2      DAWGS Presentation – High School Teachers BethAnn Walters and

Ashley Digati

 

            B.3      INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION

                        Colleen Kaney, Asst. Supt. of Student Services, Curriculum & Instruction

                        and Ginalouise Palermo, Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction 

           

C.        INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD

           

C.1      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            C.1.a    Board Briefings - April 19, 2016

 

            C.1.b    Backpack Express - May 2016 - UPES Newsletter

 

            C.2     MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS, RESERVATIONS

 

                        C.2.a    ECASB 38th Annual Dinner Meeting – Salvatore’s

                                    June 2, 2016 at 5:15 p.m.                      

 

            C.3      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

 

                        C.3.a    Tuesday, May 17, 2016        (7 a.m. - 9 p.m.) HHS (Budget Vote & Election)

                        C.3.b    Tuesday, June 14, 2016              6:30 p.m. HHS                       

 

            C.4     FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS

 

                        C.4.a    Student Representative Report

                        C.4.b    Erie County Association of School Boards Report

            C.4.c    Board member committee reports

 

D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF            

 

E.1       REPORT FROM SUPERINTENDENT MICHAEL R. CORNELL

                       

F.         CONSENSUS ITEMS

 

            A.         Request Time for Comment
            B.         Request to withdraw specific item(s) from consensus
            C.         Motion to approve consensus item(s) under Section F

 

            F.1       MINUTES

 

F.1.a    MINUTES OF APRIL 19, 2016

   

            F.2       PERSONNEL

 

F.2.a    PERSONNEL CHANGES

F.2.a.1       Administrative Personnel Tenure

            F.2.a.2       Instructional Personnel Retirement

            F.2.a.3       Instructional Personnel Tenure       

                                    F.2.a.4       Substitute Teacher Appointments (2015-16)

            F.2.a.5       School Related Personnel Retirement 

                                    F.2.a.6       School Related Personnel Resignation

            F.2.a.7       School Related Personnel Appointment

                                    F.2.a.8       School Volunteers      

 

            F.3       BUSINESS                        

 

                        F.3.a    SURPLUS ITEM

                                    Motion that the Board of Education hereby declares that (1) one Jet

                                    13" Band Saw, Model # 14MW, Serial #  440495, 1 HP, 115/230 Volts,

                                    Hamburg inventory #: 20160713, as surplus and authorizes the

                                    disposal of said equipment.”             

 

            F.4       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL

                        EDUCATION           

 

            F.5       RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON

                        SPECIAL EDUCATION  

 
            F.6       FIELD TRIP        

                       

                        F.6.a    HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, 6TH GRADE, TO TORONTO



G.        ACTION ITEMS

 

            G.1      WARRANT #9 - MARCH 2016 - $5,774,032.85                    

 

            G.2      TREASURER'S REPORT - MARCH 2016


            G.3      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - MARCH 2016

     

G.4      SUMMER 4-DAY WORK WEEK

            "Motion that the Hamburg Central School District will be involved

            in a work week program commencing July 11 through September 2

                        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."   

 

            G.5      CONTRACT WITH SILVER STRONG & ASSOCIATES LLC

                        “Motion to approve the contract between Silver Strong & Associates LLC

                        and the Hamburg Central School District to provide professional

                        development for school administrators for the 2016-2017 school year.”    


            G.6      APPOINTMENT OF ALTERNATE INSPECTORS OF ELECTIONS AND

                        MACHINE OPERATORS FOR ANNUAL BUDGET VOTE AND SCHOOL

                        BOARD ELECTIONS:

                        "Motion to approve the appointment of the following alternate election

inspectors/machine operators to work at the Annual  Budget Vote

and School Board Elections on May 17, 2016 ­with a daily rate of $105.00: 


                        Alternate Inspectors of Elections/Machine Operators         

                        Corlett, Joyce

Wilk, Fran"


            G.7      MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (National Finance Academy Program/

                        Supervisor of Summer Internship Program) – HTA

“Motion that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District

                        approves the Memorandum of Agreement between the district and the
                        HTA.” 


            G.8      MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (Interscholastic Coaching Sport) – HTA

“Motion that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District

                        approves the Memorandum of Agreement between the district and the
                        HTA.” 
 

              G.9        MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT (Extend Retirement Incentive) – HTA

“Motion that the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District

                        approves the Memorandum of Agreement between the district and the
                        HTA.” 
 

           G.10     SUPPLY BIDS - Art, Ceramic, and Jewelry & Fiber

                        "Motion to approve the March 29, 2016 recommended bids per the

                        attached as follows:

 

                        Fiber & Jewelry Supplies – Amount not to exceed $1,213.52

                        Ceramic Supplies – Amount not to exceed $5,688.97

                        General Art Supplies – Amount not to exceed $35,543.18" 

 

G.11    STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT RESOLUTION

            Motion to approve the State Environmental Quality Review Act Resolution

                        regarding the sale of 123 Union Street, Hamburg, New York.”
                        (Roll Call Vote Required)             

 

            G.12    CONTRACT AMENDMENT

                        “Motion that the Board of Education authorizes an Amendment to
                        Superintendent Michael R. Cornell’s contract covering the period of July 1,
                        2016 to June 30, 2019.”
 

 

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.         COMMUNITY FORUM – PROPOSED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Each speaker may have up to five minutes to speak on capital improvement items only.  

            Please be respectful of the audience, school district staff, visitors, and Board members. 
            The school district staff and the Board of Education Members thank you, in advance, for
            taking time to come to the meeting and giving the board the opportunity to hear your
            voice.
 
 

J.         ADJOURNMENT 

 
 

 

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