August 3, 2020 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – August 3, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Pavilion Central School District Board of Education was called to order at 7:00 PM by Board President Marirose Ethington in the HS Auditorium.

 

Board Members present: Marirose Ethington, Jeff Finch, Kevin Stefan, Margaret Gaston, Callin Ayers-Tillotson, and Chris Jeffres

 

Board Members Absent:  Becky Dziekan

 

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

 

Others Absent:

 

Four (4) guest were present as per sign in log.

 

Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson; seconded by Peg Gaston to approve agenda with additions carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres; seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve all items in the consent grouping - Minutes: Reorganization and Regular BOE minutes of 7/13/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Michelle and Todd Milligan addressed the Board first to let them know how much they appreciate the hard work of the school to ensure that the graduates had a good graduation considering the difficult circumstance.  They also had a question regarding senior students’ individual accounts, which the student earns money from fundraisers to assist them in paying for various items that would otherwise have to be paid for directly by the student. They were seeking clarification of rules around monies earned via the fundraising process and what may happen with those funds if any remain at year’s end.  The Board thanked them for their question and indicated that they would look into the question and get back to them with an answer.

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.               Parent Survey:

**       Mr. Martelle, Mr. Wilson and Dr. Eigenbrod presented the Board with some information obtained from a couple of the recent surveys that both buildings had conducted recently.  The first survey was a Remote Learning Survey, had 220 responses District wide.  The second survey, which was a Reopening Survey, had 462 responses District wide.  They each discussed the results of the surveys and spoke about the next survey that will be sent out and indicated that they will bring those results back to the Board as well.  No action required.

 

 2.        Private School Transportation Requests:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve transportation request for a student to attend St. Joseph’s school in Batavia for the 2020-2021 school year on an established run; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve transportation request for a student to attend Notre Dame school in Batavia for the 2020-2021 school year on an established run; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

3.         Appointments: 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to appoint Susan Maniace and Stephanie McEwan, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to the position of Substitute Teacher; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Conor Wood to the position of 7-12 Social Studies Teacher at the starting contractual salary of $39,000.00 for a teacher with a Master’s Degree effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to appoint Amanda Eighmey to the position of K-12 Library Media Specialist at the starting contractual salary of $38,500.00 for a teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree effective 9/8/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

4.         Approve 2020-2021 Tax Warrant:

**       Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the Tax Warrant for the 2020-2021 school year as presented by Donald Childs; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

5.         Room Lease Agreement with GVEP for 2020-2021:

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve the Room Lease Agreement as presented by Mr. Childs for the period of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021 to lease one room in the HS building; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

6.         Leave of Absence Request:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools the leave of absence request submitted by Tracey Klever from her position of Teacher Aide in the Elementary school for the period of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

INFORMATION:   

1.      Monday, August 24, 2020 BOE meeting dates

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Kevin Stefan to enter executive session at 8:02 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Kevin Stefan to return to regular session at 9:12 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to adjourn at 9:12 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

 

 


Clerk of the Board