August 6, 2018 Minutes

The regular meeting of the Pavilion Central School District Board of Education was called to order at 7:05 PM by Board President Marirose Ethington in the Board of Education conference room.

 

Board members present:  Marirose Ethington, Margaret (Peg) Gaston, Kevin Stefan, Rebecca (Becky) Dziekan, Callin Ayers-Tillotson, and Chris Jeffres

 

Board members absent: Jeff Finch

 

Others present:  Kenneth Ellison, Donald Childs, Sheila Eigenbrod, Jon Wilson, Stacey Tallon and Mary Jo Pahl

 

Visitors: One (1) per sign in log

 

APPROVE AGENDA:

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan; seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve agenda with additions; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

CONSENT GROUPING:

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve all items in the consent grouping – BOE minutes from 7/9/18 and 7/25/18; CSE minutes from 7/18/18; Sub CSE minutes from 7/18/18 and /26/18; 504 minutes from 7/18/18; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

BUSINESS:

 

  1. Mentoring Yearly Review:   

    **        Becky Cottman, the mentoring coordinator reported on the mentoring program during the 17-18 school year and mentioned the limited changes they are requesting be made to the handbook for the 18-19 school year, as noted below.  She also presented a list of mentors for the 18-19 school year for BOE approval and answered questions asked.

     

    **        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the list of mentors for the 18-19 school year as presented; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Callin Ayers-Tillotson to approve the change to the mentoring handbook stating that teachers changing tenure area will not be required to have a mentor as is now stated in the handbook, but their needs for mentoring, if any, will be decided by the committee; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  2. Resignations:

    **        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the resignation as presented for Amanda Goodwin from the positions of Teacher Aide and Coach effective 7/12/18, carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan to accept the resignation as presented for Kerry Milligan from the position of 5th Grade Teacher effective 8/1/18; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Callin Ayers-Tillotson to accept the resignation as presented for Jason Long from the position of Cleaner effective 7/31/18; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

     

     

  3. Approval to participate in Cooperative Electricity Bid WFL 2009-12 (period 10/1/18-9/30/19):

    **        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve participation in the Cooperative Electricity Bid WFL 2009-12 for the period of 10/1/18-9/30/19 as presented by Donald Childs; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  4. Accept Bus Bids:

    **        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Kevin Stefan to accept the highest bids submitted on Auctions International for the sale of a 66 passenger Thomas school bus # 40 in the amount of $5,700.00 and the sale of a mini school bus # 37 in the amount of $3,550.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).  

     

  5. BOE meeting schedule for September and October:

    **        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the change in BOE meeting schedule in September to only hold one meeting on 9/17 and for October to 10/1 and 10/22; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  6. Appointments:

    **        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Kevin Stefan to appoint the two (2) substitute teaching applications as presented for Amber Powell and Lauren Hume; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Chris Jeffres to appoint Nancy Wuest to the six month probationary Clerk Typist (10 month position) effective 9/14/18 at the contractual prorated starting salary of $17,417.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Chris Jeffres to appoint Deborah P. Conroy to the six month probationary Clerk Typist (10 month position) effective 9/14/18 at the contractual prorated starting salary of $17,417.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Lily Powell to a four year probationary position as a special education teacher effective 9/4/18 at the contractual starting salary of $38,000.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Callin Ayers-Tillotson to appoint Melissa Staba-Busch to a four year probationary position as a 5th Grade teacher effective 9/4/18 at the contractual starting salary of $38,000.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Carly Morgan to a four year probationary position as a 10th Grade ELA teacher effective 9/4/18 at the contractual starting salary of $38,000.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Donald Cassidy to a six-month probationary appointment as a maintenance worker at the contracted starting salary of $27,000.00, which will be prorated based upon his start date; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to appoint Alexus Eighmey as a summer cleaner for the 2018-2019 school year at minimum wage; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

    **        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Beecky Dziekan to appoint Jason Flint to the positon of modified boys soccer coach for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  7. 2018-19 Tax Warrant:

    **        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the Tax Warrant for the 2018-2019 school year as presented by Donald Childs; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  8. Donation:

    **        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept with many thanks the donation of 10 backpacks with school supplies made by Stafford United Methodist Church; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  9. Non-Resident Tuition Student:

    **        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve Barrett Funderburk to attend Pavilion Central School as a non-resident student, as per the PFA contract; carried unanimously (6 votes).

     

  10. Transportation Request:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston; seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve the transportation request submitted for a student attending Notre Dame on an already established run for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

INFORMATION

 

  1. Monday, August 27, 208 BOE meeting Date

 

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to adjourn at 7:50 AM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board