Minutes from the Meeting on October 9, 2018

  • The regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education was called to order at 6:30 p.m. n the Elementary School Building by Donald McKeown, Board President.

    Members Present:  Mr. McKeown, Mr. Robb, Mrs. Wakefield, Mrs. Royce, Mr. Pickard, Mrs. Hulme, Mrs. Scaccia                              

    Members Absent:  None. 

    Others Present:  Mr. Englebert, Mr. Wilkins, Mrs. Grisewood, Mr. Ellis, Mrs. D'Amico, Mrs. Monahan, Mrs. Manfreda, Mr. Papke, Ms. Duquette, Mrs. Barrett, Mrs. Plotz, approximately 6 community members. 

    Mr. McKeown led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. 

    Mr. Cartwright read a statement to the Board. 

    Mrs. Barrett reviewed the Audit Report findings with the Board. 

    Ms. Duquette reported on Career Center activities and a new program we will be using to help students with career planning.

    Mrs. D’Amico reported on Homecoming, Letchworth Career Day, 5-week marking period, and a PBIS beautification project.

    Mrs. Monahan reported on Tiger Times assembly, Garden Harvest Day, Golden Spatula luncheon, the data team meeting, and indicated that Star testing starts next week.  She also reported on Leader in Me Coaching Day and upcoming changes to the design of Report Cards. 

    Mr. Ellis reported on Homecoming, Superintendent’s Conference Day, Rochester area college visit, PSAT, SAT and ACT exams and reviews.  He also reported on Mrs. McGary’s efforts in Albany with regard to Global Exams, high school students mentoring in the elementary building, Chrome Book implementation, wifi system stability and gave an athletics update.

    Various letters were received from the community.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board accept the Annual External Audit Report, as prepared by FreedMaxick,  CPAs, PC.  Further that the Board approve the Corrective Plan, as proposed.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mr. Pickard  that the Board appoint Mr. Robb as Clerk Pro Tem for the remainder of the Board Meeting.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    The District Clerk was dismissed at 7:16 p.m. and the following took place as recorded by Mr. Robb, Clerk Pro Tem. 

     

    Tamarah R. Plotz, District Clerk

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mr. Robb that the Board enter Executive Session at 7:17 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the employment history of a particular person.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board resume regular session at 9:22 p.m.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board approve the special education placement recommendations, as follows:

    Committee on Special Education (CSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    3/29/18

    900-37-6055(C)

    9/14/18

    900-37-5243

    Sub-Committee on Special Education (SCSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    6/29/18

    900-37-6055(C)

    9/7/18

    900-37-6647(A)

    9/10/18

    900-37-6383(A)

    9/13/18

    900-37-6196(A)

    9/14/18

    900-37-6845; 900-37-6838; 900-37-6824

    9/18/18

    900-37-6803(A); 900-37-5524(A); 900-37-5583(A); 900-37-5612(A)

    9/19/18

    900-37-6860

    9/26/18

    900-37-6388(A); 900-37-5644(A)

    10/1/18

    900-37-5689(A)

    10/2/18

    900-37-5654(A)

    Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    9/7/18

    900-37-6755(A)

    9/10/18

    900-37-6736(A)

    9/14/18

    900-37-6629

    9/19/18

    900-37-6821

    9/26/18

    900-37-6858


    (A)  = Amendment Agreement – No Meeting

    Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Personnel Schedule 445, as proposed.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 1 (Royce). 

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education be adjourned at 9:23 p.m.; subject to the call of the President.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Dean Robb, Clerk Pro Tem

Minutes for the Regular Meeting on October 23, 2018

  • The regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education was called to order at 6:30 p.m. in the Elementary School Building by Mr. McKeown, Board President. 

    Members Present:  Mr. McKeown, Mr. Pickard, Mrs. Royce, Mrs. Scaccia, Mr. Robb, Mrs. Wakefield             

    Members Absent:  Mrs. Hulme

    Others Present:  Mr. Englebert, Mrs. Grisewood, Mrs. Manfreda, Mr. Ellis, Mr. D’Amico, Mrs. Monahan, Mr. Bark, Mrs. Plotz, Rev. Dr. Barbara Therese

    Mr. McKeown led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. 

    Rev. Dr. Therese addressed the Board.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board approve the minutes for the meetings of September 11, September 25 and October 9, 2018, as written.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    The Board reviewed the list of bills dated September 17, 2018 and October 1, 2018.

    The Board reviewed the Appropriation Status Reports and Revenue Status Reports for August and September, 2018.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the Board accept the Treasurer’s Reports as of August and September, 2018.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Mr. Englebert recognized School Board Appreciation Week.  He also gave a Capital Project update. 

    Audit Committee – NA. 

    Finance Committee – Next meeting time and date confirmed.

    Policy Committee – Met prior to this Board Meeting and will be bringing policies for review in November. 

    Technology Committee – Met recently. The Technology Plan has been approved by the state.  Mr. Wilkins will present to the Board regarding Maker Spaces at an upcoming meeting.

    Moved by Mr. Robb, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board approve the Memorandum of Understanding with Cornell University, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board approve the Agreement with Village of Warsaw for School Resource Officer Services, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Robb, seconded by Mr. Pickard  that the Board approve the following resolution: 

    Be it resolved that the Warsaw Central School District is hereby authorized to participate in the following cooperative bids for the 2019-20 school year.  These bids will be coordinated by the Genesee-Livingston-Steuben-Wyoming BOCES during the 2018-19 school year.

    A.     Copier and Computer Paper

    B.     Custodial Supplies

    C.     Athletic/Physical Education Supplies

    D.     Bread

    E.      Milk Products

    F.      Ice Cream Products

    G.     Food Service Paper Supplies

    H.     Grocery

    I.        Grocery Diversions

    J.       Kitchen Smallwares

    K.     Refuse Collection

    L.      Medical Supplies

    M.    Printer Supply 

    Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the Board approve the Agreement with Benefit Resource, Inc., and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board approve the Agreement with Norman Howard, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the Board approve the Agreement with Mary Cariola, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Robb, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board declare the attached lists of items obsolete and authorize disposal in accordance with Board Policy and State Law.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board of Education accepts, with appreciation, the following donations. 

    Summit Family Dental – 12 Backpacks, fully stocked with WES requested school supplies

    Warsaw Kiwanis – 30 Backpacks

    Teacher’s Desk/Five Star Bank – 200 Backpacks, fully stocked

    Perry Rotary Foundation – $1,000

    Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. - $100 

    Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Mr. Pickard recently attended (and gave a report on) the Al Hawk Award Dinner. 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board appoint Mr. Robb as Clerk Pro Tem for the remainder of the Board Meeting.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    The District Clerk was dismissed at 6:53 p.m. and the following took place as recorded by, Clerk Pro Tem. 

    Tamarah R. Plotz, District Clerk 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board enter Executive Session at 6:53 p.m. for the purpose of discussing matters leading to the appointment/employment of a particular person.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Royce, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the Board resume regular session at 9:08 p.m.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board approve the special education placement recommendations, as follows:

    Sub-Committee on Special Education (SCSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    10/5/18

    900-37-5114(A)

    10/10/18

    900-37-6466(A)

    10/16/18

    900-37-5616(A)

    Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    10/10/18

    900-37-6870; 900-37-6857

     

    (A)  = Amendment Agreement – No Meeting

    Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the ECA Block Proposals for Builders Club and Girls on the Run, as proposed.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mrs. Royce that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board the Board of Education approve the Memoranda of Agreement with the WEA, as follows, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said documents:  Indoor Track, Insurance Option for Tenured Staff, Central Study and Social Worker Position.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield  that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board the Board of Education abolish the following administrative position, with the tenure area indicated, effective October 24, 2018: 

    ·  6-12 Assistant Principal/Director of Counseling – 1.0 FTE position in the administrative tenure area of Assistant Principal 

    Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0. 

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield  that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education establish the following administrative position, with the tenure area indicated, effective October 24, 2018:

    ·   MHS Assistant Principal – 1.0 FTE 10-month position in the administrative tenure area of Assistant Principal

    Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 00, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Rebecca Manfreda and Kimberly D’Amico as DASA Coordinators for Warsaw Central School District.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Matthew Wilkins as the Foster Care Point of Contact for Warsaw Central School District.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield  that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve the following resolution:

    WHEREAS, pursuant to New York State Education Law §3012-c and Subpart 30-2 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, The District is required to adopt an Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) Plan; and

    WHEREAS, §30-2.9 of the Commissioner’s Regulations require that any individual serving as lead evaluator in this District be certified by the Board of Education as a qualified lead evaluator; and

    WHEREAS, to qualify for certification as a lead evaluator an individual shall successfully complete a training course that meets the minimum requirements prescribed in §30-2.9(b) of the Commissioner’s regulations; and

    WHEREAS, the Board of Education has reviewed the training record of the following individuals:  Joseph Englebert, Matthew Wilkins, Rick Ellis, Kim Monahan, Rebecca Manfreda, Kim D’Amico, Elizabeth Kohl and;

    WHEREAS, the Superintended of Schools has recommended to the Board of Education that the following individuals: Joseph Englebert, Matthew Wilkins, Rick Ellis, Kim Monahan, Rebecca Manfreda, Kim D’Amico, Elizabeth Kohl have meet the minimum requirements; now, therefore,

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the District hereby certifies the following individuals:  Joseph Englebert, Matthew Wilkins, Rick Ellis, Kim Monahan, Rebecca Manfreda, Kim D’Amico, Elizabeth Kohl as lead evaluators for the 2017-18 school year.

    Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mr. Pickard,  seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Personnel Schedule 446, as proposed.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education be adjourned at 9:08 p.m.; subject to the call of the President.  Motion Carried:  Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Dean E. Robb, Clerk Pro Tem