Minutes for the Meeting of November 13, 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. Robb, Mr. Pickard, Mrs. Royce, Mrs. Hulme, Mrs. Scaccia (arrived at 6:36 p.m.)
Members Absent: Mrs. Wakefield
Others Present: Mr. Englebert, Mrs. Grisewood, Mr. DeWitt, Mrs. D'Amico, Mr. Ellis, Mrs. Monahan, Mrs. Manfreda, Mr. Papke, Mr. Stores
Mr. McKeown led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Mrs. D’Amico discussed Leader in Me at the Middle School, the Roars Assembly, and P/T Conference Day activities. She also gave a presentation on the proposed 8th Grade trip to Washington, DC.
Mrs. Scaccia arrived at 6:36 p.m.
Mr. Ellis reported on student eligibility, Athletics/Trap Shooting, Model UN competition results, the FFA Convention, the recent Spanish Club field trip. Upcoming activities were reviewed including Academic Breakfast, the Drama Presentation, Kiwanis Tip Off Tournament, and the Athletic Hall of Fame presentation. There was a question from the Board regarding Cheerleaders at away games, at Mr. Ellis shared that Cheerleading has become an athletic event that specializes in competition.
Mrs. Monahan shared information regarding Red Ribbon Week, Halloween activities, Fall Assessments, Data Team meeting updates, Veterans’ Day Celebration, student involvement in P/T Conference day, Report Cards, Officer Stephens’ mural contest, Golden Spatula lunch, the new sink in the cafeteria, and previews of the upcoming MHS Drama Presentation at the Elementary School.
Mr. McKeown circulated a thank you note from a student.
Mr. Englebert reported that Mr. Wilkins was representing the District at the YMCA GLOW Banquet. Drama Presentation attendance for the Board was discussed.
Moved by Mr. Robb, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board approve the Tax Roll Correction for Parcel #106.-2-69.11 (Parmerter), as indicated. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board authorize funding of $2,000.00 of the Warsaw Greenhouse Project from the Miscellaneous Line (A1620.400.00.1040) under Operation of Plant from the 2018-2019 school budget adopted by the voters on May 15, 2018. This money is in addition to the $100,000 DASNY Grant. Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mr. Pickard that, whereas the Education Law provides that the Tax Collector shall be relieved of responsibility for the uncollected portion of the tax list when a complete list of the delinquent tax items has been certified to the Board of Education, and since the Collector has affixed her affidavit to such statement and has filed a statement accounting for the handling of the tax warrant and list; and whereas the Business Administrator has examined and verified the accuracy of the signed report of the Collector; therefore be it resolved, that the Board accept the report of the Tax Collector and having determined that the Collector has accounted for the full amount of the tax warrant direct that the lists of the delinquent tax items, with the addition of the two percent penalty, be certified to the office of the County Treasurer and/or other tax enforcement officer; and it is further directed that the tax warrant, tax roll and the Tax Collector’s copies of the tax receipts be placed on file. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mr. Robb, seconded by Mrs. Hulme that the Warsaw Board of Education approve the Emergency Transportation Contracts for transportation to Mt. Morris and Attica, as proposed. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Hulme that the Warsaw Board of Education authorize the District Clerk to advertise for transportation bids. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Hulme 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 7:10 p.m. and the following took place as recorded by, Clerk Pro Tem.
Tamarah R. Plotz, District Clerk
Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mr. Pickard that the Board enter Executive Session at 7:10 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 Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board resume regular session at 7:32 p.m. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board approve the special education placements recommendations, as follows:
Committee on Special Education (CSE)
Date of Meeting/
Sub-Committee on Special Education (SCSE)
Date of Meeting/
900-37-5243(A); 900-37-6233(A); 900-37-5455; 900-37-6759(A)
Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE)
Date of Meeting/
(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 approve Personnel Schedule 447, as proposed. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Moved by Mr. Pickard, seconded by Mrs. Hulme that the regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education be adjourned at 7:34 p.m.; subject to the call of the President. Motion Carried: Yes 6, No 0, Abstain 0.
Dean Robb, Clerk Pro Tem