January 23 Board of Education Meeting

Scotia-Glenville Central School District District Office

Monday, January 23, 2023

Board call
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 negotiations
  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. Discussion: Senior Citizens Aged Exemption
  6. Non-Resident Student Tuition Rates for 2022-2023

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Non-Resident Student Tuition Rates, as established by SED, for the 2022-2023 school year, as submitted, as follows:

    Regular Education
    Grades K-6 $11,082
    Grades 7-12 $ 9,619

    Charges for students with disabilities who are eligible for public excess cost aid:
    Grades K-6 $43,338
    Grades 7-12 $41,875

  7. Resolution: Accept Gift and Donation from Box Tops for Education Program

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution, dated January 19, 2023, regarding accepting and appropriating the Gift and Donation from “Box Tops for Education Program” in the amount of $48.10 to the General Fund Reserve Account, as submitted.

  8. Resolution: Accept Gift and Donation from General Electric

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the Resolution, dated January 23, 2023, regarding accepting four basketball hoops, valued at approximately $200.00, from General Electric donated to Lincoln Elementary School, as submitted.

  9. Resolution: Increase Debt Services Reserve Fund

    Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education adopt the Resolution, dated January 23, 2023, regarding authorizing the decrease in undesignated fund balance (A909) by $5,020.22 and increase the Debt Service Reserve Fund (A888) by $5,020.22, as submitted.

  10. Communications

    a. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation of Samantha Haldeman, Teaching Assistant (Glen-Worden Elementary), effective c.o.b. January 26, 2023, with appreciation for her service to the district, as submitted.

    b. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education accept the letter of resignation for retirement purposes of Michael Grassia, Bus Driver (Transportation Department), effective c.o.b. February 13, 2023, with appreciation for his service to the district, as submitted.

  11. Report of Superintendent
    a. Staffing

    1. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education rescind the .5 appointment of Gary Barden as Technology Teacher (Senior High School), effective c.o.b.January 27, 2023.

    2. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the amended appointment of Gary Barden from .5 Permanent Building Substitute (Senior High School) to 1.0 Permanent Building Substitute (Senior High School), effective January 30, 2023 through June 23, 2023, with the 2022-2023 salary to be at the rate of $200.00 per day worked.

    3. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education rescind the appointment of Kerry Saati as Senior High School Tutor, effective c.o.b. January 27, 2023.

    4. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the change of stipends for the previously appointment Senior High School After School Tutors effective January 30, 2023 through June 23, 2023 to compensate for additional hours:

    Nichole Evans – from $6,000 to $8,000
    Sarah Hoffmann – from $6,000 to $8,000
    Diana Shanty – from $6,000 to $8,000

    5. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the change in hours for Laxmi (Jennifer) Singh, as Teaching Assistant (PPS Glen-Worden) from 6 hours/day to 6.75 hours/day with no change in hourly rate of pay.

    6. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the provisional appointment of Amanda Inman, as Typist (Sacandaga Elementary), in accordance with Civil Service Rules and Regulations, effective January 24, 2023, with the 2022-2023 salary to be at the rate of $15.05/hour, 7.5 hours/day, 10 month.

    7. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the appointment of Alison Roscoe as substitute Executive Secretary I (PPS Department) for up to 25 hours, effective January 18, 2023, with an hourly rate of $20.36/hour, for training purposes.

    8. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the appointment of Michael Grassia as Bus Driver (Transportation Department), effective February 15, 2023 through June 30, 2023, with 2022-2023 salary to be at the rate of $25.85/hour, 3 hours/day, 15 hours/week.

    9. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve Judy Burbank as Senior High Athletic Contest Chaperone for 2022-2023, effective January 10, 2023, at the rate set forth in the collective bargaining contracts.

    10. Superintendent’s Recommendation: That the Board of Education approve the following 2022-2023 winter coaching appointment effective December 21, 2022:

    7th Grade Girls’ Basketball
    Sarah IdemanStep 1 ($2,585.00)

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

  12. Routine Business
    a. Placements of Children with Disabilities

    b. Treasurer’s Report: November 30, 2022

    c. Budget Transfers: October 2022, November 2022, December 2022

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

    Payroll Warrants

    #34
    12/16/2022
    $1,215,030.37

    #36
    12/30/2022
    $1,277,120.65

    Check Warrants

    A-33
    12/16/2022
    $1,771,737.86

    H-9
    12/16/2022
    $ 154,082.25

  13. Other Business
  14. 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.