Hamburg Central School District

HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

Regular Meeting                                                                                                         6:30 p.m.

Hamburg Middle School - Cafeteria                                                        February 12, 2013
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*6:30Executive Session – It is anticipated the Board will adjourn into Executive Session at 6:30 pm
to meet with Robert P. Strell regarding land sale update; negotiations with the Hamburg 

                             Teachers' Association regarding APPR, the employment history of a particular 
individual in the Hamburg Teacher Aide Association and substitute position, and grievance
                        update with Teamsters Local 264.
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                ANTICIPATED RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION AT 7:30 P.M.  
                    

A.        CALL TO ORDER

President Joan G. Calkins, M.D. 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
          RECOMMENDED MOTION: "Motion to approve Agenda.”
 
B.        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.

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.

C.        INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD

 

            C.1      CORRESPONDENCE

                       

C.2      MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS,  RESERVATIONS

 

C.3      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            C.3.a      Board Briefings - January 8, 2013

                        C.3.b      Backpack Express - January 2013 - UPES Newsletter

            C.3.c      The Armor Acclaim - January 2013

            C.3.d      Backpack Express - February 2013 - UPES Newsletter

            C.3.e      Claims Auditor's Report to the Audit Committee-Dec. 2012 - Jan. 2013

 

            C.4      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

 

                        C.4.a      Tuesday, February 26, 2013          6:30 p.m.         Admin. Building

                                                (Budget Work Session Meeting)       

                        C.4.b      Tuesday, March 5, 2013                6:30 p.m.         Admin. Building

                                                (Budget Work Session Meeting)       

                        C.4.c      Tuesday, March 12, 2013              6:30 p.m.         Middle School     

 

            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.        RECOGNITION BY AND/OR PRESENTATIONS TO THE BOARD

 

D.1      MUSICAL PRODUCTION - HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL 
 
            D.2      FAMILY FOOD & FITNESS FAIR – Jen Giallella/Megan Moelbert 

 

E.        DEPARTMENT/ BUILDING REPORTS

 

F.        REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF

        

            F.1       REVISED POLICY #6431–TUTORING FOR PAY-2ND READING & APPROVAL


            F.2       2013-2014 BUDGET DISCUSSION

 

            F.3       ELEMENTARY REPORT CARD UPDATE (ACTION ITEM H.5)

                        Director of Pupil Services Colleen Kaney     

       

            F.4       INFORMATION TO THE BOARD

 

            F.5       Administrative follow up and/or communication with community members
            regarding their public comments/concerns made during the public expression

                        portion of Board of Education meetings.

 

            F.6       Update regarding the filing of transportation contracts and $1.3 million in

                        transportation aid.

 

            F.7       Clarification regarding whether the aforementioned $1.3 million is the same

                        money referenced in State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s February 2008

                        audit of the Hamburg Central School District.

       

 

G.        CONSENSUS ITEMS

One motion may approve all "G"items.  If a board member wishes to discuss a particular
item, the individual should ask for its consideration as aseparate matter when we consider
additions to the agenda. 

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  "that approval is given to all consensus items under
Section  G."

 

            G.1      MINUTES

 

G.1.a   MINUTES OF JANUARY 8, 2013

G.1.b   MINUTES OF JANUARY 11, 2013

 

            G.2      PERSONNEL

 

G.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES

            G.3      BUSINESS 

 

                        G.3.a   ADOPTION OF TEXTBOOK – HEALTH 2 (Life Skills) HIGH SCHOOL
                                    Connect Core Concepts in Health, Twelfth Edition

                                    Authors:  Paul M. Insel/Walton T. Roth.”

 

                        G.3.b   SURPLUS ITEMS – MIDDLE SCHOOL EQUIPMENT

                                    Two (2) J-Line heavy duty floor model wood lathes as surplus 

 

                        G.3.c   SPRING ATHLETIC SUPPLY BID - $5,075.68

 
                        G.3.d   SURPLUS ITEMS - MIDDLE SCHOOL EQUIPMENT
 

            G.4      FIELD TRIPS

 

G.4.a   HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL, LOTE, TO LILLE, FRANCE 

            (Revised dates from prior board approval on June 12, 2012)

                        G.4.b   HAMBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL, SCIENCE OLYMPIAD, TO

                                    SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

 

                        G.4.c   BOSTON VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LEVEL 3, TO

                                    NIAGARA FALLS BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY  

 

            G.5      RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE ON PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL

                        EDUCATION        

 

            G.6      RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE AND SUB-COMMITTEE ON

                        SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

 

H.        ACTION ITEMS           

 

            H.1      WARRANT - DECEMBER 2012 - TOTALING $6,265,116.22
 

            H.2      TREASURER'S REPORT - DECEMBER 2012
 

            H.3      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNTS - DECEMBER 2012 
 

            H.4      ERIE 1 BOCES BOARD NOMINATIONS

 

            H.5      RESOLUTION - TRIMESTER REPORT CARD SYSTEM

            H.6      RESOLUTION - APPR PLAN
 

 

I.          ADJOURNMENT

    

       

 

                                   


 

 

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