Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Agenda for July 11, 2018

The Board of Education annual re-organizational meeting and regular meeting of the Members of the Board of Education of the Goshen Central School District, Orange County, New York, will be held in the Board of Education Room at the Main Street School on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 with a proposed Executive Session subject to Board approval, from 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with the intent of the Board of Education to reconvene the business portion of the meeting at approximately 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of the medical, financial, credit, or employment history of a particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal, or removal of a particular person(s) or corporation.

Maureen Farrell
District Clerk

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AGENDA

1. Meeting Called to Order
2. Executive Session
3. Reconvene Meeting (approximately 7:30 p.m.)
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Moment of Meditation
6. Oath of Office for Newly Elected Board of Education Members
7. Election of President of Board of Education for School Year 2018-2019, and Oath of Office
8. Election of Vice-President of Board of Education for School Year 2018-2019, and Oath of Office
9. Annual Appointment of Certain District Officials:
9.1 Office Appointments:

District Clerk: Maureen Farrell – $15,033 stipend
Records Access Officer: Maureen Farrell
Records Custodian: Maureen Farrell
Acting District Clerk: Mary Ellen Nutley
Assistants to District Clerk:
MaryEllen DeVito
Rosary Papasidero
Pamela Kramer
Mary Ellen Nutley
Karen Beilman
Sharlene Bischof
Linda Finnegan
Marie Coluccio
Darlene Ferraro
Nancy Frenette
Deborah Matyus
Arlene Petit
District Treasurer: Ann Desiglioli
Deputy Treasurer: Louise Lynch
District Tax Collector: Andrea Ricciardi
Bid Designee to Open Bids: Louise Lynch
Chief Emergency Officer: Daniel Connor
Designee for O/U BOCES Health Insurance Board: Louise Lynch

HIPAA Privacy Official: Andrea Ricciardi
HIPAA Security Official: Andrea Ricciardi
Purchasing Agent: Daniel T. Connor, Louise Lynch,  Kurtis Kotes
(K. Kotes will be replaced by Jason Carter effective 7/23/18) Section 504 Compliance Officer: Heather Hendershot
Attendance Officer: Heather Hendershot
Title VII Officer: Heather Hendershot
Title IX Officer: Kurtis Kotes
(K. Kotes will be replaced by Jason Carter effective 7/23/18)
Heather Hendershot
Homeless Liaison: Heather Hendershot  Comptroller, Extra-Classroom
Activity Account – GHS Robert McKiernan  Treasurer, Extra-Classroom
Activity Account Sharlene Bischof  High School Karen Beilman, Deputy
Comptroller, Extra-Classroom
Activity Account – CJH William Rolon None Middle School Nancy Frenette, Deputy None Treasurer, Extra-Classroom
Activity Account
Middle School Deborah Matyus None Internal Claims Auditor Christine Fini $8,318 Annual Vote & Election
Clerk Chairperson Jeanne Krish-Chairperson $13.50/hour
Election Clerks Annie Baldwin, Lee Krish $12.50/hour
James Heslop, Myra Canton
Roberta White, Nellie Terpstra-Houghtaling Joanne Muldoon, Nora Johnson, James Horan, Barbara Korycki, Katherine Pardo, Stella Lemmon Donna Weiss, George Weiss, Gertrude Guarino, Katherine Brescia, Jane Beatty, Elaine Kimmel,
Rose-Emma Calabrese, Claire Sudol, Barbara Korycki, Emma Breazzano, Ann Riso, Donna Drybred,
Sharon Lunden and Albert Frey
Election Technician John Brancaccio $350 / Vote

District-Wide DASA Coordinator Kurtis Kotes None
(K. Kotes will be replaced by Jason Carter effective 7/23/18)

DASA Coordinators
High School Robert McKiernan and/or Designee Joe Palancia None
Middle School William Rolon and/or Designee Jennifer Blake None
Intermediate School Jason Carter and/or Designee Chris Haller None
(J. Carter will be replaced by Matthew Wentworth effective 7/23/18)
Scotchtown Avenue Gregory Voloshin and/or Designee Lauren Levesque None

Proctors for PSAT and Plan Exams @GHS Compensation fees for reimbursement in
accordance with 2018/19 College Board (ETS Test Center) Schedule

9.2 Independent Auditor Nugent & Haeussler, P.C. $28,500+$1,500 Cost of Maintenance of District’s Depreciation Schedule and hourly rate for additional work

9.3 Internal Auditor Cooper Arias, LLP $ 4,500+ Additional for monitoring based on hourly rate
9.4 Brokers of Record NYSIR & U.S. Employee Benefits None
Service Group
9.5 Tax Shelter Annuity Third Party Administrator OMNI $10,878

9.6 District Physician Dr. Nicholas Belasco $500/month ($6,000/yr.)

9.7 Elections:
Orange County School Boards
Association Voting Delegate To Be Nominated None
Association Alternate To Be Nominated None

9.8 Designations:

A. Official Newspapers – Goshen Independent, Times Herald Record and The Chronicle

B. Official Depositories – J.P. Morgan Chase – maximum amount of $45,000,000.00, Sterling National Bank changed from Provident – maximum amount $45,000,000; NYCLASS Class- maximum amount of $45,000,000.00

C. Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer – sole signer of checks

D. Petty cash accounts for 2018-2019:
Director of Athletics $100.00
Food Service Office 50.00
Business Office 100.00
Pupil Personnel Services 100.00
Scotchtown Avenue School Principal 100.00
Intermediate School Principal 100.00
Middle School Principal 100.00

High School 100.00
Superintendent 100.00
Transportation 100.00
Food Service Register Change
High School 350.00
Middle School 60.00
Intermediate School 60.00
Scotchtown Avenue 40.00

E. Mileage rate – current IRS rate

9.9 Authorization of Superintendent:
a) To certify payrolls/salary notices
b) To approve conferences, within budget allocation
c) To enter into contracts to complete staff for 2018-2019
d) To hire part-time help
e) To advertise for bids where required
f) To participate in BOCES cooperative bidding when to district’s advantage
g) To print and publish financial statement
h) To permit payment of current charges and salaries during summer months
i) To make transfers of funds within Annual School Budget 2018-2019
in accordance with School District Policy and Commissioner’s Regulations
j) To sign checks and authorize wire transfers in absence of Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer

10. Re-adoption of Policies and Code of Ethics in Effect at Close of Previous Year

11. Close Meeting

RESOLUTIONS
ANNUAL RE-ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

ITEM #9.1 – Motion to Approve Appointments of Certain District Officials and Their Stipends for 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of certain district officials and their stipends for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #9.2 – Motion to Approve Appointment of Independent Auditor for 2018- 2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of Nugent & Haeussler, P.C. as independent auditor for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #9.3 – Motion to Approve Internal Auditor Firm for 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of Cooper Arias, LLP as Internal Auditors to perform updated risk assessment/testing for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #9.4 – Motion to Approve Appointment of Broker of Record for 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of NYSIR and U.S. Employee Benefits Service Group as Brokers of Record for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #9.5 – Motion to Approve Appointment of Tax Sheltered Annuity Third Party Administrator for 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of OMNI as Tax Sheltered Annuity Third Party Administrator for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #9.6 – Motion to Approve Appointment Of District Physician for 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of Dr. Nicholas Belasco $500/month ($6,000/yr.) for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #9.7 – Motion to Approve Appointment of District Voting Delegate for OCSBA for the 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of as the district’s voting delegate for the Orange County School Boards Association for the 2018- 2019 school year.

Motion to Approve Appointment of District Alternate Voting Delegate for OCSBA for the 2018-2019 School Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of as the district’s alternate voting delegate for the Orange County School Boards Association for the 2018- 2019 school year.

ITEM #9.8 – Motion to Approve 2018-2019 Designations

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the following designations: official newspapers, official depositories, treasurer or deputy treasurer as sole signer of checks, petty cash accounts and approval of current mileage rate. (See official data in minutes)

ITEM #9.9 – Motion to Approve Authorization of the Superintendent of Schools

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves Authorization of the Superintendent as presented for the 2018-2019 school year.

ITEM #10. – Motion to Approve Re-Adoption of Policies and Code of Ethics in Effect at Close of Previous Year

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the re-adoption of polices and Code of Ethics in effect at the close of the previous year.

BOARD OF EDUCATION – GOSHEN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
GOSHEN, NEW YORK REGULAR MEETING AGENDA July 11, 2018

MEETING AGENDA
1. Motion for Approval of Minutes for June 19, 2018
2. Financial Update
1. Treasurer’s Report for April 2018
3. Correspondence
4. Privilege of the Floor
5. President’s Report
6. Legislative Update
7. Superintendent’s Report
1. School Safety Update
2. 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony
3. CTEC Graduation
4. 10–11 Month CSEA Picnic
5. Scholarship Award Dinner
6. Graduation
8. Assistant Superintendent for Business Report
9. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology Report
1. Project Lead the Way
10. Consent Agenda
1. Recommendation of Committee on Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education
2. Personnel
3. Approve Appointments of CSE, SSE, CPSE Members and Surrogate Parents for 2018/19 School Year
4. BOCES Bids #RFB-COOP-15-2018 – Bread Bid Part A; RFB-COOP-16-2018 – Bread Bid Part B; RFB- COOP-18-2018 – Ice Cream; Bid #RFB-COOP-17-2018 – Milk and Dairy; and Bid #RFB-COOP-19-2018 – Cafeteria Paper Goods
5. Ice Cream Vending Bid: 2016-2017 School Year Extension to 2018-2019 School Year
6. Obsolete Equipment
11. Old Business
12. New Business
Action: 1. Approve Entry of Names of 2018 Graduates in Board of Education Minutes Action: 2. Approve Appointment of Goshen Intermediate School Principal
Action: 3. Approve Appointment of Goshen High School Assistant Principal Action: 4. Approve Appointment of District Designee Impartial Hearing Officer
Action: 5. Approve Participation in BOCES Orange/Rockland Natural Gas, Fuel Oil and Electric Bids Action: 6. Approve Capital Region BOCES Communication Specialists
Action: 7. Approve Acting Principal Resolution for the High School and Middle School
Action: 8. Approve Acting Principal Resolution for the Intermediate School and Scotchtown Avenue School Action: 9. Accept and Award Bid for Uniforms, Mats & Mops; Service and Supply Bid No. RFB- BG0003-18 Action: 10. Approve Attendance at NYSSBA Convention, October 25-27, 2018 in New York City
Action: 11. Approve Addendum Agreement to Director of Personnel Contract
Action: 12. Accept Insurance Reimbursement and Increase Budget for Insurance Recovery Action: 13. Approve Legal Retainer Agreement with Shaw, Pereslon, May & Lambert, LLP. Action: 14. Approve Budgetary Transfer – Technology Initiative
Action: 15. Approve Budgetary Transfer – C.J. Hooker Middle School Emergency Project Action: 16. Approve Change Order for Capital Project HVAC Work at Goshen High School
Action: 17. Approve Proposal with Quest for Abatement Related Work on C.J. Hooker Water Supply Piping
Dis: 18. 2018-2019 Board Committees

13. Privilege of the Floor
14. Board Member Issues
15. Close Meeting

Consent Agenda Notes for July 11, 2018

1. Recommendation of Committee of Special Education and Committee on Preschool Special Education
2. Approve Appointments of CSE, SSE, CPSE Members and Surrogate Parents for 2018-2019 School Year
3. Personnel
4. BOCES Bids #RFB-COOP-15-2018 – Bread Bid Part A; RFB-COOP-16-2018 – Bread Bid Part B; RFB-COOP-18-2018 – Ice Cream; Bid #RFB-COOP-17-2018 – Milk and Dairy; and Bid #RFB-COOP- 19-2018 – Cafeteria Paper Goods
5. Ice Cream Vending Bid: 2016-2017 School Year Extension to 2018-2019 School Year
6. Obsolete Equipment

Resignation: Jason Carter, Goshen Intermediate School Principal, effective July 22, 2018. Mr. Carter is resigning due to his appointment as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel and Technology.

Resignation: Stacey Shuback, teacher aide, effective June 22, 2018.

Resignation: Linda Finnegan, school secretary, effective June 30, 2018. Ms. Finnegan will be filling the district data clerk position created at the June 19, 2018 meeting.

Leave of Absence: Jeanne Cresce, teaching assistant, is requesting a leave of absence, effective September 1, 2018 through February 19, 2019 to accept the position of long-term substitute special education teacher while special education teacher is out on childcare leave.

Create Position: Assistant Principal, probationary position added at Goshen High School to fill Patricia Pagnotta-Lercara’s leave of absence, effective July 1, 2018.

Create Position: 1.0 Teaching Assistant, position added at Goshen High School to provide general academic support at Goshen High School at the direction of building administration, effective July 1, 2018.

Create Position: 0.8 Teaching Assistant, position added district-wide to work under the direction of the physical education teacher to provide instruction to students using the kinesthetic lab at Scotchtown Avenue School and to provide assistance with K-12 adaptive physical education, effective September 1, 2018.

Create Stipend: Athletic Trainer, this position is being changed from a CSEA position to a GTA athletic stipend position, effective August 13, 2018.

Appointment: Linda Finnegan, district data clerk, at a salary of $47,854, effective July 1, 2018. She is filling the NYS mandated position which was created at the June 19 meeting. Ms. Finnegan is currently fulfilling the duties of this position for the district.

Appointment: Jacqueline Gamboli, grade 7 math teacher, at a salary of $64,743 (MA-4 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 4, 2018, with a tenure date of September 1, 2021 and a tenure area in Mathematics, subject to the teacher’s receipt of composite or overall APPR ratings pursuant to Education Law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either Effective or Highly Effective in at least two of the three years preceding tenure conferral. Ms. Gamboli has Initial Mathematics 7-12 certification. She is replacing Daniel Muller.

Appointment: Roseanne Lesser, chemistry teacher, at a salary of $58,910 (MA-1 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 1, 2018, with a tenure date of September 1, 2022 and a tenure area in Chemistry, subject to the teacher’s receipt of composite or overall APPR ratings pursuant to Education Law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either Effective or Highly Effective in at least three of the four years preceding tenure conferral. Ms. Lesser has Initial Chemistry 7-12 certification. She is replacing Patricia Brown.

Appointment: Jarrad Vrydaghs, special education teacher, at a salary of $64,743 (MA-4 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 1, 2018, with a tenure date of September 1, 2022 and a tenure area in Special Education, subject to the teacher’s receipt of composite or overall APPR ratings pursuant to Education Law Section 3012-c and/or 3012-d of either Effective or Highly Effective in at least three of the four years preceding tenure conferral. Mr. Vrydaghs has Initial SWD – Social Studies 7-12 certification. He is filling the position created at the June 4, 2018 meeting.

Appointment: Jeannie Cresce, long-term leave replacement special education teacher, at a salary of $294.55 per diem (MA-1 on GTA salary schedule), effective approximately September 1, 2018 to on or about February 19, 2019, or until special education teacher returns. She has Initial SWD 1-6 certification. Ms. Cresce is filling the childcare leave of absence for Dana Piaquadio.

Appointment: Lynette Lutz, teacher aide (probationary), at a salary of $13.60/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 5¾ hours/day, effective September 1, 2018. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective September 1, 2018. Ms. Lutz is a substitute teacher with the District. She is replacing Rondell Gauthier Peters.

Appointment: Cheryl Bakker, teacher aide (probationary), at a salary of $13.60/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 5¾ hours/day, effective September 4, 2018. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective September 6, 2018. Ms. Bakker is a substitute teacher aide with the District. She is replacing Stacey Shuback.

Appointment: Brian Vutianitis, teacher aide (probationary), at a salary of $13.60/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 5¾ hours/day, effective September 4, 2018. In accordance with Civil Service Rules, this appointment is a probationary appointment, in effect for 52 weeks, effective September 4, 2018. He is replacing Jennifer Amodio.

Appointment: Diane Broderick, substitute custodial worker, at a salary of $10.40/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 8 hours per day, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 12, 2018.

Appointment: Liam Farrell, substitute custodial worker, at a salary of $10.40/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 8 hours per day, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 12, 2018.

Appointment: Rose Tranes, substitute custodial worker, at a salary of $10.40/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), for 8 hours per day, as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective July 12, 2018.

Appointment: Catherine Manuele, substitute teacher aide, at a salary of $10.40/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), as needed, not to exceed 29 hours per week, effective September 1, 2018.

Appointment: Robin Lambro, substitute teacher at a salary of $100.00/diem, as needed, effective September 5, 2018.

Appointment: Nancy Ellefsen, Antoinette Iaquez-Samuleson, Charlotte O’Connor and Dorothy McKenna, school nurses at a salary of $52.54/hr., for up to 40 hours total, to provide NYS mandated physicals and to ensure record compliance, effective July 1, 2018 through August 30, 2018. They are currently nurses for the district.

Appointment: Lauren Levesque, school social worker, to provide services 1 day/week, at a salary of $52.54/hr., effective July 1, 2018 through August 30, 2018.

Appointment: Thomas Martinez summer school bus monitor at a salary of $14.10/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Mary Jane DeFreese and Beatrice Figueroa summer school bus monitors at a salary of $13.60/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Stanley DeGraw summer school bus monitor at a salary of $14.85/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Cynthia Amador, Nancy Aronsen, David Block, Robert Divietri, Dawn Frawley, Joy Gallager, Amanda Grzywaczewski, Elizabeth Korycki, Roger Krott, Diane Navarez, Susan Russo, Margaret Schumacher, Susan Tucker, Ann Marie Walker and Robin Weymers, school bus drivers working as summer school bus monitors, 4-6 hours per day, as needed, at a salary of $13.60/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Cynthia Amador, Patricia Holland, Elizabeth Korycki, Roger Krott, and Catherine Thomas summer school bus drivers at a salary of $22.08/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Al Benson, Floyd Frawley, and Lori Vandemark summer school bus drivers at a salary of $22.33/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Dawn Frawley, Susan Russo Christine Sullivan, Susan Tucker and Robin Weymers summer school bus drivers at a salary of $21.83/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Nancy Aronsen, Brenda Baker, Robert Divietri, Joy Gallagher, Amanda Grzywaczewski, Martin Herbert, Diane /Nevarez, and Ann Marie Walker summer school bus drivers at a salary of $21.33/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: David Block, Robert Gionti and Barbara Roescher summer school bus drivers at a salary of $21.58/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Nicolas Preval, and Margaret Schumacher summer school bus driver at a salary of $22.58/hr. (pending CSEA negotiations), 4-6 hours per day, as needed, effective July 2, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

Appointment: Anthony Monti, as summer speech pathologist, to attend CSE meetings and conduct evaluations, as needed, at a salary of $52.54/hr., effective July 12, 2018 through August 30, 2018.

Appointment: Robert Corter, .8 teaching assistant at a salary of $53,254 (prorated to $42,603)- (TA>60 on GTA salary schedule) effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Corter has been a physical education leave replacement with the Distrtict.

Reappointment: Angela Blake, .6 school psychologist at a salary of $94,250 (prorated to
$56,550)-(M30-17 on GTA salary schedule) effective July 1, 2018. Ms. Blake is being reappointed to this position for the 2018-2019 school year.

Increase Step: Danielle Linguanti, business teacher, at a salary of $82,306 (MA-30 Step 11 on GTA salary schedule) effective July 1, 2018. She is moving from Master’s step 7 to Master’s step
11. Ms. Linguanti was hired at step 2 despite having many more years of experience.

Appointment: 2018-2019 Fall Athletic Stipends

1. Minutes

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the draft of the minutes for the meeting of June 19, 2018.

10. Consent Agenda

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the Consent Agenda as presented.

12.1. Entry of 2018 Goshen High School Graduates

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the
Board of Education approves the entry of the names of the 2018 Graduates in the Board of Education Minutes.

12.2. Appointment of Goshen Intermediate School Principal

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education appoints Matthew Wentworth, Principal of the Goshen Intermediate School at a gross salary of $135,000, prorated, effective July 23, 2018 through June 30, 2019 with a tenure date of July 23, 2022 and a tenure area in General Administration. Mr. Wentworth has Professional SBL, Professional SDL, Professional Literacy B-6 and Permanent Elementary Education Pre K-6 certifications. Mr. Wentworth is replacing Jason Carter.

12.3. Appointment of Goshen High School Assistant Principal

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education appoints Kyle Roddey, Assistant Principal of the Goshen High School at a gross salary of $105,000, prorated, effective July 23, 2018 through June 30, 2019 with a tenure date of July 23, 2022 and a tenure area in General Administration. Mr. Roddey has Initial SBL and Professional Social Studies 7-12 certifications. Mr. Roddey is filling the position created at this meeting.

12.4. Approve Appointment of District Designee Impartial Hearing Officer

MOTION to approve a Board appointed Designee with authority to appoint an Impartial Hearing Officer.

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the appointment of as the district’s designee to appoint an Impartial Hearing Officer.

12.5. Approve Participation in BOCES Orange/Rockland Natural Gas, Fuel Oil and Electric Bids

WHEREAS the Goshen Central School District is participating, with other Rockland and Orange County School Districts, in cooperative bids for the purchase of electricity and natural gas, sponsored by the Rockland County BOCES; and

WHEREAS the bidding procedures comply in every respect with the requirements established by the General Municipal Law; and

WHEREAS, the electricity and natural gas markets are highly volatile and prompt action is required to secure the benefit of the lowest possible rates; and

WHEREAS, the delay in waiting for formal action by this Board may result in the loss of the bid prices; and

WHEREAS, the Board believes that it can establish reasonable limits on the power of the Superintendent to act in the Board’s name and authority, subject to later ratification by this Board;

BE IT RESOLVED that this Board hereby delegates to the Superintendent of Schools the authority to accept bids for electricity and natural gas submitted pursuant to the cooperative bid on the following conditions:

a. The annual ceiling price bid for electricity is 8.0¢ per kWh or less;
b. The annual ceiling price bid for natural gas (transmission) Basis is $4.00/mmBtu or less;
c. The annual ceiling price for natural gas commodity at the NYMEX Henry Hub is $3.95/mmBtu or less;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is to report to this Board, in writing, within 24 hours any action he has taken pursuant to this resolution;

BE IT FURTHER ESOLVED that this delegation of authority may be revoked at any time by action of this Board.

12.6. Approve Capital Region BOCES Communication Specialist

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education agrees to continue their contract with Capital Region BOCES for a Tier 4 Enhanced Communication Specialist position with the understanding that this position is eligible at the BOCES aid rate.

12.7. Approve Acting Principal Resolution for the High School and Middle School

BE IT RESOLVED in the event that the Principal of the High School is not physically present in the High School on one or more days (or portions thereof,) during the
2018-2019 school year, that the Assistant Principal(s) and/or Assistant Principal/Athletic Director be appointed Acting Principal for all purposes, including short-term student discipline matters pursuant to Section 3214 of the New York State Education Law; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in the event that the Principal of the Middle School is not physically present in the Middle School on one or more days (or portions thereof,) during the 2018-2019 school year that the Assistant Principal be appointed Acting Principal for all purposes, including short-term student discipline matters pursuant to Section 3214 of the New York State Education Law; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the District Clerk shall forward a copy of this resolution to each of the above referenced persons.

12.8. Approve Acting Principal Resolution for the Intermediate School and Scotchtown Avenue School

BE IT RESOLVED in the event that the Principal of the Goshen Intermediate School is not physically present in the Goshen Intermediate School on one or more days (or portions thereof,) during the 2018-2019 school year, that the Elementary Coordinator be appointed Acting Principal for all purposes, including short-term student discipline matters pursuant to Section 3214 of the New York State Education Law; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in the event that the Principal of the Scotchtown Elementary School is not physically present in the Scotchtown Avenue School on one or more days (or portions thereof,) during the 2018-2019 school year that the Elementary Coordinator be appointed Acting Principal for all purposes, including short-term student discipline matters pursuant to Section 3214 of the New York State Education Law; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the District Clerk shall forward a copy of this resolution to each of the above referenced persons.

12.9 Accept and Award Bid for Uniforms, Mats & Mops; Service and Supply Bid No.
RFB-BG0003-18.

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education awards the bid and contract for Uniforms, Mats & Mops; Service and Supply rental (effective August 01, 2018 through July 31, 2019) to Ulster Uniform Service, Inc. 541 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401 as per bid specification and prices submitted in their bid of June 19, 2018 (see official minutes).

12.10. Approval for Attendance at NYSSBA Annual Convention

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education approves Jeremy Cassel, Michael Lorenzo and Daniel Connor attending the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) Annual Convention in New York City from October 25-27, 2018.

12.11. Approve Addendum Agreement to Director of Personnel’s Contract

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board President is hereby authorized to execute an Addendum Agreement dated July 11, 2018, to the Contract for the Director of Personnel, a copy of which agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

12.12. Accept Insurance Recovery Check and Authorize Increase to Budget

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of Goshen Central School District accepts the insurance recovery check from NYSIR in the amount of $4,500.00 for the value of a bus which was involved in a motor vehicle accident and declared a total loss.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education authorizes increasing the 2018-2019 budgetary appropriations by $4,500.00 and appropriates these monies to account code A5510.201. The offsetting revenue account code A2680 shall also be increased by $4,500.00.

12.13 Approve Legal Retainer with Shaw, Perelson, May and Lambert, LLP.

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board hereby authorizes its President to sign a retainer agreement with the law firm of Shaw, Pereslon, May & Lambert, LLP for legal services effective July 1, 2018, as presented to the Board at this meeting. A copy of said agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.

12.14. Approve Budgetary Transfer

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the budgetary transfer dated June 30, 2018, in the amount of
$139,120.00, to fund technology initiative.

12.15. Approve Budgetary Transfer

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education approves the budgetary transfer dated June 30, 2018, in the amount of
$213,258.32, to cover the cost of the C.J. Hooker Middle School emergency project.

12.16. Approve Change Order for Capital Project HVAC Work at Goshen High School

BE IT RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Board President to execute Change Order #1 regarding the HVAC work related to the capital project at Goshen High School. The change order is a credit of $32,426 for value engineering deductions to the contract with Ashley Mechanical, Inc.

12.17. Approve Proposal with Quest

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to execute Quest’s proposal for abatement work related to the C.J. Hooker Middle School emergency project. A copy of said agreement shall be incorporated by reference within the minutes of this meeting.