August 27, 2018 minutes

The regular meeting of the Pavilion Central School District Board of Education was called to order at 7:02 PM by Board President Marirose Ethington in the Board of Education conference room.

 

Board members present:  Marirose Ethington, Jeff Finch (7:25 PM), Margaret (Peg) Gaston, Kevin Stefan, Rebecca (Becky) Dziekan, Callin Ayers-Tillotson, and Chris Jeffres

 

Board members absent:

 

Others present:  Kenneth Ellison, Jon Wilson, Charles Martelle, Stacey Tallon and Mary Jo Pahl

 

Others Absent: Donald Childs and Sheila Eigenbrod

 

Visitors: Five (5) per sign in log

 

APPROVE AGENDA:

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

 

CONSENT GROUPING:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve all items in the consent grouping –BOE minutes from 8/6/18; CSE minutes from 8/7/18; carried unanimously (6 votes)

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.                Computer Science Report:   

**        Matt Roth presented to the Board regarding the computer science program that he will be teaching this year.  He spoke of the career opportunities available to students who choose to go into this field of work and the number of open computing jobs currently in NYS.  (33,242 jobs with an average salary of $100,813.00.)  Mr. Roth answered questions and the Board thanked him for the information; no action required.  

 

2.                Trap Club Presentation:

**        Jenny Harkins made a presentation to the Board about the potential Trap Shooting club she is proposing that the District start.  The Board requested more information, asked questions and stated this will be revisited at a later date.  They thanked Mrs. Harkins for the information; no action required.

 

**        Jeff Finch arrived

 

3.                Resignations:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the letter of resignation with thanks from Meaghan McTammany from the position of Instrumental Music Teacher effective 8/31/18; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Jeff Finch to accept the letter of resignation from Jason Flint from the position of Modified Boys Soccer Coach for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to accept the resignation of Deborah Conroy from the position of Clerk Typist effective immediately; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

4.                Appointments:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Carly Morgan to the position of Modified Boys Soccer Coach for the 2018-2019 school year at the contracted base pay of $1,950.00; carried unanimously (7 votes).  

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Jason Flint to the position of Volunteer Assistant Modified Boys Soccer Coach for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston to appoint Ron Allen to the position of substitute bus driver effective 9/5/18 at the starting rate of pay for a sub driver with experience of $17.75 per hour; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve Dave Danser to be trained as a school bus driver at no compensation; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Kevin Stefan to appoint Pete Zinkevich to the position of 1:1 teacher aide effective 9/5/18 at the starting rate of pay for an aide of minimum wage; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to appoint Carol Stoneham to a six (6) month probationary cleaner position effective 9/4/18 at the contracted starting salary of $23,000.00 which will be prorated based on her date of hire; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Madelynn Smith to the position of substitute teacher aide effective 9/4/18 at the daily rate of pay of $80.50; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan to appoint Leah Swede to be a CSE/CPSE parent Representative for the 2018-2019 school year as recommended by Mrs. Tallon; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

5.                Code of Conduct:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the Code of Conduct for the 2018-2019 school year as presented by Mr. Martelle; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

6.                Extra-Curricular Policy:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the Extra-Curricular policy for the 2018-2019 school year as presented by Mr. Martelle; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

7.                Professional Development Plan:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Callin Ayers-Tillotson to approve the Professional Development Plan for the 2018-2019 school year as presented by Mr. Ellison; motion carried with Jeff Finch being opposed.

 

8.                Instructional contract with Alexander Central School:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Callin Ayers-Tillotson to approve the instructional contract with Alexander Central School as presented by Mr. Ellison for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

9.                SEQRA:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the SEQRA resolution as presented by Mr. Ellison as shown below; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 

PAVILION SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION

RESOLUTION REGARDING SEQRA DETERMINATION

 

WHEREAS, the Pavilion School District Board of Education (the “Board”) has considered

the impact to the environment of following Scope of Work to be completed:

 

I.                    Main Building (SED # 18-12-01-04-0-004-011);

 

SCOPE OF WORK SUMMARY

 

Retaining wall restoration & drainage improvements

 

WHEREAS, the Board has reviewed the Scope of Work set forth above as one Proposed Action, and has further consulted with its Architects and legal counsel with respect to the potential for environmental impacts resulting from the Proposed Action;

 

WHEREAS, the Board has relied on the statement of facts contained in the State Education Department Project Descriptions (Form FP-PD) and reviewed the Proposed Action with respect to the Type 11 criteria set forth in 6 NYCRR. Part 617 of the Environmental Conservation Law, Article 8 (“SEQRA”) and concluded that the project involves:

 

• Maintenance or reconstruction involving no substantial changes in an

existing facility or structure (6 NYCRR §617.5(c)(lfl;

• Replacement, rehabilitation or reconstruction of a structure or facility, in

kind, on the same site, including upgrading buildings to meet building or

fire codes (6 NYCRR §6l7.5(c)(2));

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board as follows:

 

I. The Proposed Action, individually and cumulatively, does not constitute substantial changes to the existing facilities and involves routine activities of educational institutions, and, therefore, does not exceed the thresholds for a Type 11 Action established under 6 NYCRR Part 617.

 

2. The Board hereby determines the Proposed Action is a Type II action in accordance with SEQRA regulations.

 

3. No further review of the Proposed Action is required under SEQRA.

 

4. This resolution shall be effective immediately.

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Kevin Stefan to enter executive session at 8:11 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes)

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to return to regular session at 8:42 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

10.            Athletic Update:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson; seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the merge of Modified Volleyball with Wyoming Central School for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the merge of Modified Girls Soccer with York Central School for the 2018-2019 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan to appoint Kari Piazza to the position of Assistant Varsity Soccer Coach for the 2018-2109 school year at the rate of pay of a modified coach, $1,950.00; motion carried with Callin Ayers-Tillotson abstaining.

 

INFORMATION

 

1.      Monday, September 17, 208 BOE meeting Date

2.      Scholar Athlete Team School of Excellence

 

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to adjourn at 8:45 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board