Hamburg Central School District

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


Regular Meeting                                                                                                           6:30 p.m.

Administration Building                                                                                    August 9, 2016

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*6:30Executive Session – It is anticipated the Board will act upon a resolution to convene an

executive session at 6:30 to discuss pending litigation. 

 
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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

 

   A.4      APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA

"Motion to approve Agenda.”  


 

B.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

 

            B.1       DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN

                         Asst. Supt. for Admin. Services & Finance Barbara S. Sporyz

  

 

C.        INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD

 

C.1      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            C.1.a    Board Briefings - July 5, 2016 


            C.2      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

 

            C.2.a    Tuesday, September 20, 2016       6:30 p.m.   HAB

            C.2.b    Tuesday, October 11, 2016           6:30 p.m.   HAB

        

            C.3     FROM BOARD COMMITTEES AND/OR INDIVIDUALS

 

                        C.3.a    Student Representative Report

            C.3.b    Erie County Association of School Boards Report

            C.3.c    Board member committee reports

 

                                   

D.        DEPARTMENT / BUILDING REPORTS

 

           

E.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF

 

            E.1       REPORT FROM SUPERINTENDENT MICHAEL R. CORNELL


E.2       NEW POLICY #5651 - SECOND READING & APPROVAL

                         Student Grading Information Systems 


            E.3       TAX LEVY – 2016-17             

                        Motion that approval be given to the tax warrant in the amount of

                         $35,324,513 establishing the following tax rates:

                                    Hamburg                    $36.32

                                    Eden                            $30.08

                                    Boston                         $20.93

                                    Orchard Park             $35.98”

 

 

F.         CONSENSUS ITEMS

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

            F.1       MINUTES

 

F.1.a    MINUTES OF JULY 5, 2016

 

            F.2       PERSONNEL

       

F.2.a     PERSONNEL CHANGES

F.2.a.1   Instructional Personnel Resignation

             F.2.a.2   Instructional Personnel Appointments

                                     F.2.a.3   RTI Coordinator

             F.2.a.4   Technology Team Leader

             F.2.a.5   Fall Interscholastic Coaching Assignments

F.2.a.6   Continuing Education Appointments   

F.2.a.7   Continuing Education Vendors

F.2.a.8   Continuing Education Volunteers

F.2.a.9   Summer Sports Camp 2016 Appointments

                                     F.2.a.10  Substitute Teacher Appointments (2016-17)                                      

                                     F.2.a.11  Instructional Personnel Internships (unpaid)

             F.2.a.12  School Related Personnel Resignations

             F.2.a.13  School Related Personnel Appointments

             F.2.a.14  School Related Personnel Substitute Appointments 2016-17

                                     F.2.a.15  Conditional School Related Personnel Appointments


 
            F.3       BUSINESS  

                       

                        F.3.a     SURPLUS ITEMS - TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

 

                        F.3.b     SURPLUS ITEMS - MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOKS               

                        

            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 TRIPS

 

                        F.6.a    HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOTE, TO SAN ANTONIO, TX



G.        ACTION ITEMS       


            G.1      DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN

                        Motion that approval is given to the District Safety Plan.”     

 

            G.2      MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING - POLICE DEPARTMENTS

 

            G.3      DRIVER EDUCATION BID  

 

G.4      CONTRACT FOR TRANSITION SERVICES


G.5      DONATION - PENNY PRICE & ROBIN HEISS TO BVS

 

            G.6      OTHER APPOINTMENTS 2016-17 - DIGNITY ACT COORDINATOR

                        “Motion that Angela Petronio be appointed Dignity Act Coordinator at

                        Armor Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year.”

 

            G.7      DESIGNATIONS FOR 2016-17 – OFFICIAL NEWSPAPERS

                        “Motion that The Buffalo News be designated as an official newspaper of the

                        district.”

 

            G.8      PTSA COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES

                        “Motion that the Board of Education hereby approves of the following PTSA

                        Committee Representatives for the 2016-17 school year:

G.8.a - Health Advisory Council – Christina Whipple & Amy Kane 

G.8.b - District Strategic Action Plan Committee – Amy Kane 

G.8.c - Parent-Child Connection – Jessica Janca 

G.8.d - Technology Committee - Dana Lamb   

G.8.e - Budget Ambassadors Committee – Candy Ditkowski & Karen Krawczyk 
            G.8.f -  District Safety Committee – Candy Ditkowski & Christina Whipple 

G.8.g - Transportation Committee – Candy Ditkowski 
           
G.8.h - Extended School Day Committee – Christina Whipple & Sarah Marvin” 

 

            G.9      BUDGET TRANSFER – CAFETERIA FUND

                        “Motion that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the

                        Board of Education approves of a one-time $25,000.00 transfer from the

                        General fund to the Cafeteria fund from the unexpended budgetary

                        appropriations of the 2015-16 fiscal year.”

 

            G.10    BUDGET TRANSFER – CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS RESERVE FUND-2016

                        “Motion that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the

                        Board of Education approves the transfer of $225,000.00 to the “Capital

                        Improvements Reserve Fund-2016” from the unexpended budgetary

                        appropriations of the 2015-16 fiscal year.”


            G.11    EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - JUNE 2016


            G.12    BUDGET TRANSFER – REPAIR RESERVE FUND (Turf Field)

                        "Motion that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the 

                        Board of Education approves the transfer of $60,000.00 to the Repair Reserve

                        Fund from the unexpended budgetary appropriations of the 2015-16 fiscal  

            year.”

 

            G.13    BUDGET TRANSFER – ERS CONTRIBUTION RESERVE

                        "Motion that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the

                        Board of Education approves the transfer of $175,000 to the Employee

                        Retirement  System Contribution Reserve from the unexpended budgetary

                        appropriations of the 2015-16 fiscal year.” 

 

            G.14    WARRANT #12 - JUNE 2016 - $13,321,561.42


            G.15    TREASURER'S REPORT - JUNE 2016 


 
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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