Hamburg Central School District

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


Regular Meeting                                                                                                           6:30 p.m.

Hamburg High School - LMC                                                                    December 13, 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 the contract with Gordon W. Jones Associates
                     (District Architect). 
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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 - HHS STUDENTS

            Student Government President Conor Long and Senior Class President

            Jason Jaskolka 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                                                                                                                                     

 

C.        INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD

           

C.1      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            C.1.a    Board Briefings - November 15, 2016

 

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

                       

            C.2      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS  

 

            C.2.a    Tuesday, January 10, 2017           6:30 p.m.             BVS

            C.2.b    Tuesday, January 31, 2017           6:00 p.m.             Admin. Building

                                                                                           (Budget Work Session Meeting) 

                        C.2.c    Tuesday, February 7, 2017            6:30 p.m.            AES

 

            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 CORNELL  

 

            E.1.a – Student Recognition

 

            E.1.b – Athletic Facilities Inventory  

 

            E.1.c – Board Member Recognition  

 

E.2       REVISED POLICY #7131 - FIRST READING

            Policy #7131 – Education of Homeless Children and Youth to the Board for a

            first reading.

 

E.3      REVISED POLICY #7220 - FIRST READING 

            Policy #7220 – Graduation Option/Early Graduation/Accelerated Programs to the

            Board for a first reading. 

 

E.4       REVISED POLICY #7221 - FIRST READING 

            Policy #7221 – Diploma or Credential Options for Students with Disabilities to

            the Board for a first reading.   

 

 

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 NOVEMBER 15, 2016


            F.2       PERSONNEL

 

F.2.a    PERSONNEL CHANGES

            F.2.a.1       Substitute Teacher Appointments (2016-17)

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

            F.2.a.3       School Related Personnel Resignations

            F.2.a.4       School Related Personnel Changes of Status

            F.2.a.5       School Related Personnel Appointments

            F.2.a.6       School Volunteers 2016-17



            F.3       BUSINESS    

 

                        F.3.a    SURPLUS ITEMS - CAS TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT

 

            F.4       FIELD TRIPS

                       

                        F.4.a    HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, GRADES 9-12 ART SOCIETY, TO

                                    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS


            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 #4 - OCTOBER 2016 - $6,866,609.52

 
            G.2      TREASURER'S REPORT - OCTOBER 2016

 

            G.3      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT - OCTOBER 2016  

 

            G.4      REVISED 2016-2017 DISTRICT CALENDAR


            G.5      SIGNATURES ON CHECKS

                        "Motion that the following individual be approved as designated signature

                        on checks:

                        District Treasurer:  Kathleen Selby

                        Extraclassroom Accounts:  Kathleen Selby (Elementary Schools)"

 

            G.6      SPECIAL EDUCATION COMMITTEES

                        “Motion that Director of Pupil Services Julieann Hoerner be appointed CSE

                        Chairperson on the Committee on Special Education, Sub-Committee on

                        Special Education, and the Committee on Pre-School Special Education

                        effective January 3, 2017.”

 

            G.7      APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT ARCHITECT

“Motion that approval is given to the recommendation for Gordon Jones

                        Associates as the District Architect, for the “Capital Improvements Project,
                        2016” as approved by the voters on  May 17, 2016 and to authorize the
                        superintendent of schools to execute the contract between the district and
                        Gordon Jones Associates.” 

 

            G.8      DONATIONS - PTSA MINIGRANTS - 2015-2016  

 

            G.9      AGREEMENT FOR BEHAVIOR CONSULTATION SERVICES 

 

            G.10    DONATIONS - TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE OF CAS    


            G.11    DONATIONS - TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE OF UPES 
 
            G.12    DONATION - HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY H CLUB  

 


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

“It is anticipated that the Board will act upon a resolution to convene an executive

session at _:__ p.m. to discuss pending litigation and the Superintendent’s Mid-Year Evaluation.” 

 

J.         RETURN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION

 “Motion to return from Executive Session at __:__ p.m.”

 
 

K.        ADJOURNMENT

 
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