Hamburg Central School District

HAMBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

Regular Meeting                                                                                                         6:30 p.m.

Hamburg Middle School - Cafeteria                                                              March 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 (HTA), Hamburg Teacher Aide Association (HTAA), and the 
 employment history of a particular individual
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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.1.a    Letter from Wayne Schlifke – Erie 1 BOCES Board Candidate

                        C.1.b    Letter from Raymond L. Carr – Erie 1 BOCES Board Candidate

                       

C.2      MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS,  RESERVATIONS

 

C.3      ITEMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY

 

            C.3.a    Board Briefings – February 12, 2013

                        C.3.b    Board Briefings – March 5, 2013

 

            C.4      FUTURE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS

 

                        C.4.a    Tuesday, March 19, 2013             6:30 p.m.         High School

                                                (Budget Work Session/Community Forum)

                        C.4.b    Tuesday, April 9, 2013                 6:30 p.m.         Admin.Building

                                                (Budget Work Session Meeting)             

                        C.4.c    Tuesday, April 16, 2013               6:30 p.m.         Middle School

                                                (BOCES Candidate/Budget Vote and HCSD Budget Adoption)               

                       

            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

 

E.        DEPARTMENT/ BUILDING REPORTS

 

            E.1       LMC UPDATE - Megan Moelbert

 

F.         REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT AND STAFF

 

            F.1       2013-2014 BUDGET DISCUSSION           

 

            F.2       REVISED POLICY #5110Budget Planning and Development

 

            F.3       REVISED POLICY #5120School District Budget Hearing (formerly Annual

                        Budget Vote and Board Election – Date and Place)

                       

            F.4       NEW POLICY #5140Budget Adoption

                       

            F.5       NEW POLICY #5150Contingency Budget

                      

            F.6       DISTRICT SAFETY UPDATE

                                   

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 a separate 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 FEBRUARY 12, 2013

 

G.1.b   MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 26, 2013

 

G.1.c   MINUTES OF MARCH 5, 2013

 

            G.2      PERSONNEL

 

G.2.a   PERSONNEL CHANGES

 

                        G.2.b   LEAVE OF ABSENCE

                                   

                        G.2.c   LEAVE OF ABSENCE (REVISION)         

 

                        G.2.d   LEAVE OF ABSENCE              

 

            G.3      BUSINESS    

 

                        G.3.a   SURPLUS ITEMS – Armor Elementary School

                                   

            G.4      FIELD TRIPS

                       

            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      RESOLUTIONS

 

                        H.1.a   CERTIFIED LEAD EVALUATOR RESOLUTION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education of the
Hamburg Central School District approves of the following resolution:

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Hamburg Central School District is
required by Part 30-2 of the Rules of the Board of Regents to certify lead
evaluators as “qualified” lead evaluators prior to conducting and/or completing
evaluations as part of annual professional performance reviews performed in
accordance with NY Education Law §3012-c and Part 30-2; and

           

WHEREAS, to qualify for certification as a lead evaluator, individuals must
successfully complete training which meets the minimum requirements as set
forth in Part 30-2.9(b) of the Regents Rules; and

           

WHEREAS, building principals are the primary individuals responsible for
evaluating classroom teachers in the District; and

 

WHEREAS, Danielle Grimm, Julie Gajewski, John Crangle, and Brent Jordan
have successfully completed training which meets the minimum requirements
of Part 30-2.9(b);

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT Danielle Grimm,
Julie Gajewski, John Crangle, andBrent Jordan are hereby certified as a qualified
lead evaluators for the purpose of conducting and/or completing evaluations of
classroom teachers as part of annual professional performance reviews
performed in accordance with NY Education Law §3012-c and Part 30-2 of the
Rules of the Board of Regents. 

 

H.1.b   RESOLUTION REPEALING POLICY #1251 – REGISTRATION OF

            VOTERS

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education of the
Hamburg Central School District approves of the following resolution:

 

WHEREAS, Hamburg Central School District Policy 1251 currently provides
for personal registration of voters pursuant to New York State Education Law
§ 2014; and

 

WHEREAS, personal registration necessitates costs and resources that can be
eliminated if poll registration isused;

 

WHEREAS, poll registration will likely permit additional qualified voters to
participate in the annual meeting and election; and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with New York State Education Law § 2014(3) the
Board of Education desires to discontinue its system of personal registration;           

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education
revokes its system of personal registration.

 

AND IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED, that District Policy 1251 is hereby
repealed and thereby removed from the District’s Policy Manual. 

 

AND IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Annual Meeting and Election
scheduled for May 21, 2013, and each Annual Meeting and Election thereafter,
will be conducted in accordance with the rules and procedures applicable to
poll registration unless and until personal registration is authorized by the voters
at a future district meeting or election.                   

 

H.1.c   FIVE-YEAR TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT EXTENSION

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  “that the Board of Education of the
Hamburg Central School District approves of the following resolution:

 

WHEREAS, the District desires to extend the present contract (as most recently
extended) for transportation with Fisher Moving & Storage Inc., it is:

 

RESOLVED, that the Superintendent of Schools of the Hamburg Central School
District (or his designee) enter into an agreement with Fisher Moving &
Storage, Inc. extending the present contract (as previously extended) as follows:

 

For the school year 2013-14 through and including the 2017-18 school year, the
previously extended rate multiplied by the increase in the regional consumer
price index as provided by the State Education Department for the 12 month
period ending on May 31, immediately preceding the commencement of the
contract extension, not to exceed 3% over the prior year.

 

All A.M./P.M. in district runs, Potter Road A.M. and shuttles, Pre-Kindergarten,
Field trips and Athletic trips shall be covered by this agreement.

 

 

            H.2      2013-2014 CALENDAR FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT

                       

            H.3      WARRANT #7 - JANUARY 2013 - TOTALING $5,144,620.53

 

            H.4      TREASURER'S REPORT - JANUARY 2013

 

            H.5      EXTRACLASSROOM ACTIVITIES ACCOUNTS - JANUARY 2013

 

 

I.          ADJOURNMENT



 
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