January 9 Board of Education Meeting

Scotia-Glenville Central School District District Office

Monday, January 9, 2023

6:30 PM – To entertain a motion to go into Executive Session
7:00 PM – Regular Meeting: Middle School Cafeteria

Scotia-Glenville Mission Statement

The Scotia-Glenville Central School District is committed to providing an environment which allows students to realize their full potential and thus prepares them for life in an ever- changing world. In the tradition of excellence, Board of Education, administration, staff, parents, business and community members will continue to ensure that our educational system fulfills the needs of our students.

AGENDA

  1. Roll Call: Bucciferro, Carbone, Frederick, Massaro, Orr, H. Talbot, K. Talbot
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Hearing/Privilege of the Floor

    In accordance with Policy #1230, privilege of the floor will be extended at this time to any person in attendance. The time allowed, protocol and procedures are outlined in the “Welcome to a Meeting of the Board of Education” brochure.

  4. Superintendent’s Comments (Susan M. Swartz, Superintendent of Schools)
  5. Reports/Update: CAPSBA | Legislative Liaison | PTA Council | Audit Committee | Board of Education Policy Committee | Board of Education Goals | Budget 
  6. Discussion: Part 3000 Board of Education Policy Suggestions (Board Members Pam Carbone and Rick Frederick)
  7. Accept Second Fiscal Projection for 2022-2023

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the Second Fiscal Projection for 2022-2023 with the supporting Revenue and Budget Status Reports and Summary Variance Analysis and Fund Balance Projection, as submitted.

    2nd Fiscal Projection A-1
    2nd Fiscal Projection A-2
    2nd Fiscal Projection A-3
    2nd Fiscal Projection A-4

  8. Resolution: Approve the Resolution Determining the Proposed Action is a Type II Action for Purposes of the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for Building and Site Improvements for Said School District

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution determining the proposed action is a Type II action for purposes of the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) for building and site improvements for the Scotia- Glenville Central School District – specifically, for the installation of scoreboards at the football and JV softball fields at the Middle School, as submitted.

  9. Resolution: Appoint Interim Administrator for the District

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution to appoint Jerome Rosen, per diem Interim Administrator for the District, commencing December 19, 2022, in accordance with the agreement dated December 19, 2022, as submitted, and authorize the President of the Board to execute the same.

  10. Resolution: Appoint Interim Administrator for the District

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution to appoint Trent Clay, per diem Interim Administrator for the District, commencing January 9, 2023, in accordance with the agreement dated January 4, 2023, as submitted, and authorize the President of the Board to execute the same.

  11. Resolution: Accept Gift and Donation from Hannaford Helps Schools Program of $387.00

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution dated January 9, 2023, regarding accepting and appropriating the Gift and Donation from Hannaford Helps Schools Program in the amount of $387.00 to the General Fund Reserve Account, as submitted.

  12. Resolution: Accept Gift and Donation from the Scotia Patrolman’s Benevolent Association of $250.00

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution, dated January 9, 2023, regarding accepting and appropriating the Gift and Donation from the Scotia Patrolman’s Benevolent Association in the amount of $250.00 to be applied to the Scotia Patrolman’s Benevolent Association Award Scholarship, as submitted.

  13. Resolution: Accept Gift and Donation from Thomas and Elaine Neiss of $250.00

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution, dated January 9, 2023, regarding accepting and appropriating the Gift and Donation from Thomas and Elaine Neiss in the amount of $250.00 to be applied to the Patsy Benny Award Scholarship, as submitted.

  14. Approve Memorandum of Agreement By and Between Scotia-Glenville Central School District and Scotia-Glenville Administrators’ Association

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Memorandum of Agreement By and Between the Scotia-Glenville Central School District and Scotia-Glenville Administrators’ Association regarding Megan Johnson, a member of the Scotia-Glenville Administrators’ Association, be paid $2,000.00 in recognition of assuming the duties of Health Coordinator from January 1, 2023 through June 30, 2023, as submitted.

  15. Approve the Additional Duty of Alternative Signature to the position of Deputy Treasurer

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the additional duty of Alternative Signature for payroll and accounts payable checks to the position of Deputy Treasurer.

  16. Approve the Elimination of a Requirement from the Scotia-Glenville High School PTSA Scholarship in Honor of Richard J. McGuire

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the elimination of the requirement “The applicant must be among the top 20% of graduating seniors this spring” from the Scotia-Glenville High School PTSA Scholarship in Honor of Richard J. McGuire, as submitted.

  17. Non-Certified Substitute Teacher Pay

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Non-Certified Substitute Teacher Pay of $100.00 per diem for the first 10 days, and $108.00 per diem for any day after that to be compliant with the state minimum wage effective December 31, 2022.

  18. Request to Establish the Cardinal Craft Club

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the request to establish a Cardinal Craft Club at Glendaal Elementary School, as submitted.

  19. Communications
    1. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Joseph Ryan, Bus Driver (Transportation Department), effective c.o.b. December 27, 2022, with appreciation for his service to the district, as submitted.

    2. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the resignation of Sarah Wells, Cleaner (Glendaal Elementary), effective c.o.b. January 3, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district.

    3. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Leah Lapczenski, PPS Teaching Assistant (Middle School), effective c.o.b. January 13, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

    4. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Alison Roscoe, Executive Secretary I (PPS Department), effective c.o.b. January 13, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

    5. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Rachel Dzikowski, Recess Monitor (Sacandaga Elementary), effective c.o.b. January 13, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

    6. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Lynn Casey, Account/Clerk Typist (Senior High School), effective c.o.b. January 16, 2023 in order to accept the position of Executive Secretary I (PPS Department), as submitted.

    7. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation for retirement purposes of Kathleen Gonnelly, Social Worker (Senior High School), effective c.o.b. June 30, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

    8. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation for retirement purposes of Theresa Carr, Business Teacher (Senior High School), effective c.o.b. June 30, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

    9. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation for retirement purposes of Diana Shanty, Science Teacher (Senior High School), effective c.o.b. June 30, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

  20. Report of Superintendent
    1. Tenure Recommendation
      1. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That Nicholas Criscone, permanently certified in School Administrator/Supervisor, be granted tenure as Principal, effective December 11, 2022.

    2. Staffing
      1. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the probationary appointment of William Banks as Technology Teacher (Senior High School), effective January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2027, with 2022-2023 salary to be at the prorated rate of $58,405 (Step 10). Mr. Banks is awaiting initial certification in Technology Education.

      2. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the appointment of Donna Beebe as Teacher Aide (Senior High School) in accordance with Civil Service Rules and Regulations, effective January 3, 2023, with the 2022-2023 salary to be at the rate of $14.20/hour, 6 ½ hours/day, 32 ½ hours week.

      3. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the probationary appointment of Lynn Casey, Executive Secretary I (PPS Department), in accordance with Civil Service Rules and Regulations, effective January 17, 2023, with the 2022-2023 salary to be at the rate of $18.54/hour plus $.40 longevity, 8 hours/day, 12 month.

      4. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the following individuals as 2022-2023 Senior High School Ski Club Chaperones with no stipend:

        Stephanie MacIntosh
        Jennifer Prusinowski
        David Prusinowski*
        Michael Wagner*

        *This appointment is conditioned on the school district’s receipt of clearance for the employee from the State Education Department following a criminal history records check in accordance with the provision of Education Law §3035.

      5. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the supplemental appointments for the following individuals for mentoring for the 2022- 2023 school year:

        Danielle Bogue

        Stipend:

        $500.00

        Lee Ann Napolitano

        Stipend:

        $250.00

      6. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the request for a leave of absence for Joleen Button, School Nurse (Glen-Worden Elementary), effective January 9, 2023 through April 13, 2023.

      7. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the attached list of substitutes for the 2022-2023 school year, as submitted.

  21. Routine Business
    1. Placements of Children with Disabilities
    2. Minutes: Regular Meeting November 7, 2022
      Regular Meeting November 21, 2022
      Regular Meeting December 12, 2022

     

  22. Other Business

    a. Minutes: Wellness Committee Meeting October 26, 2022
    Wellness Committee Meeting December 21, 2022

  23. Hearing/Privilege of the Floor

In accordance with Policy #1230, privilege of the floor will be extended at this time to any person in attendance. The time allowed, protocol and procedures are outlined in the “Welcome to a Meeting of the Board of Education” brochure.

The Board may adjourn to Executive Session in order to discuss matters relating to personnel and/or negotiations.