November 23, 2020 Board of Education Meeting Agenda and Minutes Regular Meeting of the Board of Education

Scotia-Glenville Central School District District Office

Monday, November 23, 2020

  • 6:00 PM – Executive Session
  • 7:00 PM – Regular Meeting – Remote Session – Video Recording 

Conference Room – District Office

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, Feinberg, Frederick, Massaro, H. Talbot, K. Talbot

2.    Pledge of Allegiance

3.    Hearing/Privilege of the Floor

There will be no Hearing and Privilege of the Floor at this remote session.

4.  Superintendent’s Comments (Susan M. Swartz, Superintendent of Schools)

5.   Resolution: Accept the Report of the Tax Collector

Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education adopt the Resolution contained in the Report of Tax Collections for 2020-2021 to accept the Report of the Tax Collector, as submitted.

6.    Resolution: Accept and Appropriate Gift and Donation from the Scotia-Glenville Elks of Dictionaries to Scotia-Glenville Grade 3 Students

Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the Resolution, dated November 23, 2020, regarding accepting and appropriating the Gift and Donation from the Scotia-Glenville Elks of 200 dictionaries, valued at $650.00, to the District for use by our grade 3 students, as submitted.

7.    Resolution: Establish the Claude Cavoli, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the Resolution, dated November 9, 2020, to establish the Claude Cavoli, Sr. Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $500, to be presented to a Senior who has ambitions of following a trade, joining the US Military, or attending higher education in a hospitality field. It will be awarded to the student who most closely identifies with the determination, innovation and charisma of Claude Cavoli Sr., as submitted.

8.   Resolution:  Withdraw & Amend the 2018, 2019, and 2020 School Tax Rolls

Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education adopt the Resolution dated November 23, 2020, to withdraw and amend the 2018, 2019, and 2020 School Tax Rolls, as submitted.

9.  Approve the Resolution dated November 23, 2020, Approving a Five (5) Year Services Contract with Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (CR BOCES)

Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the Resolution dated November 23, 2020, entering into a contract with Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga Board of Cooperative Educational Services (CR BOCES) not to exceed $120,436.17, to replace ten (10) District copiers, as submitted.

10. Communications

a.    Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Thomas Budka, Jr., Cleaner (High School), effective November 17, 2020, with appreciation for his service to the district, as submitted.

b.    Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Daiva Baumgarten, Typist (Sacandaga Elementary School), effective c.o.b. December 4, 2020, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

11.  Report of Superintendent

a.    Staffing

1)   Superintendent’s Recommendation: Approve the following individual as a substitute tutor for the 2020-2021 school year:

Colleen Carnevale

2)    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the appointment of the following individual with an additional mentor stipend for the for the 2020-2021 school year:

Jeffrey Grizzaffi                                       Stipend: $250

3)    Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the temporary change in assignment location for Nicole Buhrmaster for the 2020-2021 school year as follows:

from  Sacandaga Elementary School/Middle School to  Sacandaga Elementary School

4)    Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the change in appointment of Gregg Russo, Cleaner, in accordance with Civil Service rules and regulations, from probationary to permanent, effective November 23, 2020, with no change in current 2020-2021 salary.

5)    Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the change in appointment of Clara Bisaillon, Head School Bus Driver, in accordance with Civil Service rules and regulations, from probationary to permanent, effective October 26, 2020, with no change in current 2020-2021 salary.

6)    Superintendent’s Recommendation:  That the Board of Education approve the change in appointment of Kenna Collins, Payroll Audit Clerk, in accordance with Civil Service rules and regulations, from probationary to permanent, effective October 19, 2020, with no change in current 2020-2021 salary.

12.  Routine Business

a.  Placements of Children with Disabilities

b.  Treasurer’s Reports:

c.  Internal Claims Auditor’s Report/Warrants/Warrant Report Exceptions:

Payroll Warrants

Check Warrants

13.  Other Business

14.  Hearing/Privilege of the Floor

There will be no Hearing and Privilege of the Floor at this remote session.

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

Minutes