Agenda for February 25, 2020 Board Meeting - ELEMENTARY CAFETERIA

  • I. Call to Order and Roll Call

    II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

    III. Public Comments

    IV. Approve Minutes for January 28, 2020 and February 11, 2020

    V. Finance

    A. Review Lists of Regular Bills
    B. Review Appropriation Status Reports
    C. Review Revenue Status Reports
    D. Accept Treasurer’s Reports

    VI. Communications

    VII. Superintendent’s Reports

    VIII. Committee Reports

    A. Audit Committee
    B. Finance Committee
    C. Policy Committee
    D. Technology Committee

    IX. Unfinished Business

    A. Approve Revised Baseball Trip
    B. Second Review – Student Voter Pre-Registration Policy
    C. Approve 2020-21 School Calendar
    D. Approve 4-Day Work Week Summer 2020
    E. Approve 2020 12-Month Staff Unpaid Holiday
    F. Approve 2020 12-Month Staff Paid Holidays

    X. New Business

    A. Approve Voting Machine/Election Operations Agreement with Wyoming County
    B. Approve Correction of the Tax Roll
    C. Accept Donation – Tops Market
    D. Approve Middle School Designation Resolution

    XI. New Items By Board Members

    XII. Approve Special Education Recommendations

    XIII. Personnel

    A. Appoint Superintendent of Schools
    B. Approve Contract with Superintendent of Schools
    C. Accept Resignation of Director of Instructional Service and Personnel
    D. Approve Position Title Change to Director of Instructional Services
    E. Approve Job Description – Director of Instructional Services
    F. Appoint Director of Instructional Services
    G. Approve Contract with Director of Instructional Services
    H. Accept Resignation – Elementary Principal
    I. Approve Personnel Schedule 476

    XIV. Adjournment

Suggested Resolutions for February 25, 2020 Board Meeting

  • The regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education was called to order at        

    p.m. in the Elementary School Building by _______________, Board President.

     

    Members Present:  _______________           

                     

    Members Absent:  _______________

     

    Others Present:  _______________

    _______________ led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

     

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board approve the minutes for the meetings of January 28, 2020 and February 11, 2020, as written.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

    The Board reviewed the lists of bills dated February 3 and 18, 2020.

    The Board reviewed the Appropriation Status Report and Revenue Status Reports for January 2020.

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board accept the Treasurer’s Reports as of January 2020.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Mr. Wilkinx reported on:

     

     

    Follow-up Topic:

     

     

    Audit Committee –

     

    Finance Committee –

     

    Policy Committee –

     

    Technology Committee –

     

     

    Moved by __________________, seconded by __________________ that the Board approve the revised Baseball Trip April 12-13, 2020, as proposed.

    The second review of the Student Voter Registration Policy was held.

    Moved by, seconded by _______________ that the Board approve the 2020-21 School Calendar, as presented.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________ that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the summer 4-day work-week for the summer of 2020 (June 29, 2020 through August 28, 2020), as proposed.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________ that, upon the recommendation

    of the Superintendent, the Board approve an unpaid holiday for all 12-month staff on November 25, 2020 due to an extra day in the 12-month calendar.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________ that, upon the recommendation

    of the Superintendent, the Board of Education approve the 2020-21 12-month staff holidays,

    as follows:

     

                                                 2020-21 12-Month Holidays

     

    Independence Day

    July 1*-2, 2020

    Labor Day

    September 7, 2020

    Columbus Day

    October 12, 2020

    Veteran’s Day

    November 11, 2020

    Thanksgiving Recess

    November 26-27, 2020

    Christmas Recess

    December 24-25, 2020

    New Year’s Eve/Day

    December 31*, 2020

    January 1, 2021

    Martin Luther King Day

    January 18, 2021

    Presidents’ Day

    February 15, 2021

    Memorial Day

    May 31, 2021

     

               *= WSSA Floating Holiday Choice is July 1, 2020 or December 31, 2020

     

    Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board approve the Voting Machine and Election Operations Agreement with Wyoming County for February 29, 2020 – February 28, 2023, as written, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to sign said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board approve a correction of the tax roll for tax map parcel #106.-2-22 due to an incorrect entry on the taxable portion of the assessment roll, and authorize a refund in the amount of$140.42.    Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board accept, with appreciation, the donation of Tops Markets of Warsaw NY (Ugly Sweaters, Snack Items and Candy, Gift Wrap, Bows and Gift Bags, Miscellaneous Holiday Items).  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board the following resolution:

     

                 WHEREAS, the Warsaw Central School District (“District”) has continued to consider and evaluate the District’s needs in relation to the District’s educational program; and

     

                WHEREAS, the District has determined to reorganize the District’s Middle/Senior High School to further the interests of the District’s educational program;

     

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Warsaw Central School District hereby:

     

    (a)        Determines that it is in the best interests of the District to reorganize the District’s Middle/Senior High School (Grades 6 through 12), including in order to realize benefits which shall serve the interests of the District’s educational program; 

     

    (b)        Directs that the District’s Middle/Senior High School, located at 81 West Court Street, shall be discontinued;

     

    (c)        Directs that the District shall operate a Middle School (Grades 6 through 8) at 81 West Court Street, and that the District shall operate a High School (Grades 9 through 12) at 81 West Court Street;

     

    (d)        Directs that this resolution shall be effective July 1, 2020; and

     

    (e)        Directs and authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to undertake all actions necessary to effectuate the intent and operation of this resolution.

     

    Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

     

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board appoint _______________ as Clerk Pro Tem for the remainder of the Board Meeting.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

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

     

     

    Tamarah R. Plotz

    District Clerk

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________ that the Board enter Executive Session at       p.m. for the purpose of discussing Choose an item..  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by_______________, seconded by _______________ that the Board resume regular session at _______________ p.m.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by_______________, seconded by _______________ that the Board approve the special education placement recommendations, as follows:

     

    Committee on Special Education (CSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    2/5/20

    900-37-6765

    2/10/20

    900-37-5515

    2/12/20

    900-37-4909

    Sub-Committee on Special Education (SCSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

    Student Number(s)

    2/6/20

    900-37-6977(A)

    2/7/20

    900-37-6474(A)

    2/10/20

    900-37-6825

    Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    2/5/20

    900-37-6808

     

    (A)  = Amendment Agreement – No Meeting

     

    Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board appoint Matthew Wilkins, who holds Permanent certification as a School District Administrator, to the position of Superintendent of Schools, effective February 26, 2020.  This appointment will be per the specifications set forth in his contract with the District.   Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board approve the contract with Matthew Wilkins, Superintendent of Schools, as presented, and authorize the Board President to execute said contract.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board accept the resignation of Matthew Wilkins as Director of Instructional Service and Personnel, effective February 26, 2020.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board re-designate the Director of Instructional Service and Personnel Position and Tenure Area titles to Director of Instructional Services, effective February 26, 2020.   Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board approve the Director of Instructional Services job description, as proposed, effective February 26, 2020   Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board appoint Kimberly Monahan, who holds Permanent certification as a School District Leader, to the position of Director of Instructional Services, effective February 26, 2020.  This position is in the Tenure Area of Director of Instructional Services, which is substantially the same as the Tenure Area of Curriculum Specialist, in which she has already been granted tenure.  This appointment will be per the specifications set forth in her contract with the District.   Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board approve the contract with Kimberly Monahan, Director of Instructional Services, as presented, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said contract.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by _______________, seconded by _______________  that the Board accept the resignation of Kimberly Monahan as Elementary Principal, effective February 26, 2020.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by_______________, seconded by _______________ that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Personnel Schedule 476, as revised.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

    Moved by_______________, seconded by _______________ that the regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education be adjourned at _______________ p.m.; subject to the call of the President.  Motion Carried:  Yes _______________, No _______________, Abstain _______________.

     

     

    _______________

    Clerk Pro Tem

Minutes for January 28, 2020

  • The regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education was called to order at        

    p.m. in the Elementary School Building by Mr. Robb, Board President.

     

    Members Present:  Mr. Robb, Mrs. Hulme, Mr. McGinnis, Mr. Tarbell, Mrs. Tangeman           

                     

    Members Absent:  Mrs. Wakefield, Mrs. Royce

     

    Others Present:  Mr. Wilkins, Mrs. Grisewood, Mrs. Monahan, Mrs. Burnham, Mr. Webb,

    Mr. Lyons, Mrs. D’Amico, Mr. Papke, Mrs. Plotz, Mr. Bark

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

     

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mrs. Tangeman that the Board approve the minutes for the meetings of December 10, 2019 and January 14, 2020, as written.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

    The Board reviewed the lists of bills dated 1/13/2020 and 1/21/2020.

    The Board reviewed the Appropriation Status Report and Revenue Status Reports for December 2019.

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mr. McGinnis that the Board accept the Treasurer’s Reports as of December 2019.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

    Mr. Wilkins reported on possible changes in the Baseball Trip, the FFA Banquet, and gave a Building Project update.

     

    Audit Committee – NA

     

    Finance Committee met last Tuesday.  Starting to work on budget.

     

    Policy Committee – NA

     

    Technology Committee met yesterday.  Mrs. Monahan gave an update.

     

    Moved by Mrs.Tangeman, seconded by Mrs. Hulme that the Board accept the Crawford Family Scholarship, with appreciation, as proposed Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mr. McGinnis that the Board approve the Hardship and Eligibility 403(b) Retirement Plan Amendments, and authorize the Business Administrator to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mrs. Hulme  that the Board approve the Client Agreement with The Club at Silver Lake, as presented, and authorize the Business Administrator to execute said agreement.    Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mr. McGinnis  that the Board accept the donation of $250 by Wyoming County SCOPE, with appreciation, as proposed  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mr. McGinnis  that the Board appoint Mrs. Hulme as Clerk Pro Tem for the remainder of the Board Meeting.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    The District Clerk was dismissed at 6:40 p.m. and the following took place as recorded by Mrs. Hulme, Clerk Pro Tem.

     

     

    Tamarah R. Plotz

    District Clerk

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tanegeman, seconded by Mr. Tarbell that the Board enter Executive Session at 6:40 p.m. for the purpose of discussing matters leading to the appointment/employment of a particular person.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mr. Tarbell that the Board resume regular session at 7:50 p.m.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

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

     

    Committee on Special Education (CSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    1/8/20

    900-37-6657; 900-37-7000

    1/13/20

    900-37-6397

    1/15/20

    900-37-5888

    Sub-Committee on Special Education (SCSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    1/8/20

    900-37-5509; 900-37-5113

    1/13/20

    900-37-6845; 900-37-6064

    1/15/20

    900-37-6836

    Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    1/8/20

    900-37-6798

    1/15/20

    900-37-7052

     

    (A)  = Amendment Agreement – No Meeting

     

    Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mr. McGinnis that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Personnel Schedule 474, as revised.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

    Moved by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mrs. Tangeman that the regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education be adjourned at 7:50 p.m.; subject to the call of the President.  Motion Carried:  Yes 5, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

     

    Nancy Jo Hulme

    Clerk Pro Tem

Minutes for February 11, 2020

  • 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. Robb, Board President.

     

     

    Members Present:  Mr. Robb, Mrs. Royce, Mrs. Wakefield, Mrs. Hulme, Mr. McGinnis,

    Mr. Tarbell, Mrs. Tangeman

                                 

     

    Members Absent:  None

     

     

    Others Present:  Mr. Wilkins, Mrs. Grisewood, Mrs. Monahan, Mr. Ellis, Mr. Lyons,

    Mrs. Burnham, Mr. Webb, Ms. Pray, Mrs. Suleski, Mrs. Plotz, Mr. Bark, approximately 8 students/staff/community members

     

     

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

     

     

    Mr. Mateer read a prepared statement to the Board regarding the future of the former Zeches Furniture Store building.

     

     

    Elementary students presented information to the Board regarding their current Koala Project.

     

    Mr. Ellis gave an update regarding the Special Services Department.

     

    Mr. Lyons reported on observations, student assessments, RTI, staff meetings, Leader in Me, staff/student illness, parent communications and upcoming events.

     

    Mrs. Burnham reported on various activities at the High School.

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the Board table the 2020-21 School Calendar, the 4-Day Work Schedule for the Summer 2020, the 12-month Unpaid Holiday, and the 12-month Paid Holiday recommendation. 

     

     

    The first review of the Student Voter Registration Policy was held.

     

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mrs. Royce that the Board approve the contract with Park Place Installations, as proposed, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said contract.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Royce, seconded by Mr. McGinnis that the Board approve the participation of Alexander students Jaret Powell, Chase Graham and Lucas Doran with the Warsaw Trap Club (Spring).  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield that the Board appoint Mrs. Royce 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 7:05 p.m. and the following took place as recorded by Mrs. Royce, Clerk Pro Tem.

     

     

    Tamarah R. Plotz

    District Clerk

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Hulme, seconded by Mrs. Wakefield 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 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mr. McGinnis, seconded by Mrs. Hulme that the Board resume regular session at 9:23 p.m.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mr. Tarbell that the Board approve the special education placements recommendations, as follows:

     

    Committee on Special Education (CSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    1/29/20

    900-37-6466

    1/30/20

    900-37-7060; 900-37-6693; 900-37-5849

    2/3/20

    900-37-6838; 900-37-6390

    Sub-Committee on Special Education (SCSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    1/22/20

    900-37-6239; 900-37-6712

    1/27/20

    900-37-5795

    1/29/20

    900-37-6562; 900-37-6191; 900-37-6509; 900-37-6219

    1/30/20

    900-37-5779

    2/3/20

    900-37-6647(A); 900-37-5778; 900-37-5819; 900-37-6380

    Committee on Pre-School Special Education (CPSE)

    Date of Meeting/

    Amendment

     

    Student Number(s)

    1/22/20

    900-37-6890; 900-37-6889

    1/27/20

    900-37-6916; 900-37-6963

    1/30/20

    900-37-6979

    2/4/20

    900-37-6902

     

    (A)  = Amendment Agreement – No Meeting

     

    Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tanegman, seconded by Mr. Tarbell that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve the Substitute Temporary Waiver MOA with the WEA, as written, and authorize the Superintendent of Schools to execute said agreement.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Tangeman, seconded by Mr. Tarbell that, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board approve Personnel Schedule 475, as proposed.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

    Moved by Mrs. Wakefield, seconded by Mrs. Hulme that the regular meeting of the Warsaw Central School Board of Education be adjourned at 9:24 p.m.; subject to the call of the President.  Motion Carried:  Yes 7, No 0, Abstain 0.

     

     

     

     

    Gail E. Royce

    Clerk Pro Tem

     

     

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