August 5, 2019 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting - August 5, 2019

 

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 high school conference room.

 

Board Members present: Marirose Ethington, Jeff Finch, Becky Dziekan, Margaret Gaston, Callin Ayers-Tillotson (7:02 PM), Kevin Stefan (7:12 PM), and Chris Jeffres

 

Board Members Absent:

 

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

 

Others Absent: Kenneth Ellison

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres; seconded by Peg Gaston to approve agenda with additions carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

Visitors: Two (2) per sign in sheet.

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch; seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve all items in the consent grouping - Minutes: Regular BOE minutes of 7/8/19; Sub-CSE minutes of 7/16/19 and 7/31/19; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.               Hudl Presentation:

**        Ben Schwenebraten & Jack Jeffres presented the Board with information regarding the Hudl program they would like to have the District begin participating in at a paid level.  They shared information about all of the features it has and explained how it would be beneficial to the coaches of basketball, volleyball, and soccer in district.  They answered questions asked and the Board thanked them for the information and said that it would be discussed and they would let them know at a later date what their decision is in regards to this program.  No action required. 

 

2.         Establish Meal Prices 2019-2020:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the pricing for school meals for the 2019-2020 school year as presented and as follows: 

Breakfast – K-5 $1.50             6 – 12 $1.60

Lunch – K-5 $2.25                  6 – 12 $2.35

Motion carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

3.         Approve Tax Warrant 19-20:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the Tax Warrant for the 2019-2020 school year as presented by Donald Childs; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

4.         September 2019 BOE Meeting Date:

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the change in meeting dates for the month of September to hold only one meeting on September 16, 2019; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

5.         Resignations:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to accept the resignation as presented for Lindsay Futter from the position of .5 UPK Teacher effective 7/11/19; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Peg Gaston to accept the resignation with great thanks for her time in District as presented for Christine Farrell from the positions of Elementary Teacher and Elementary ELA Department Head effective 8/9/19; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the resignation for the purposes of retirement with great thanks and appreciation for her time in District as presented for Mary Nobbs from the position of Elementary Teacher effective 1/3/20; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Callin Ayers-Tillotson to accept the resignation for the purposes of retirement with great thanks and appreciation for his time in District as presented for Kenneth Ellison from the position of Superintendent of Schools effective 8/1/20; motion carried with Peg Gaston voting no.

 

6.         Appointments:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve the applications as presented for substitute teachers upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod for the following people: Julie Sonne, Kolleen Zaffrann, Lucinda Wright, Emily Fisher and Karen Kingsley; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Jeff Finch upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Katelyn Ritchey to a six month probationary cleaner position at the current contracted starting salary of $24,750.00 which will be prorated based on her starting date of 8/14/19; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Karen Kingsley as a tutor for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotsin, seconded by Kevin Stefan upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Jessica Hempel to the position of Elementary ELA Department Head for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Victoria Bruda to the 4-year probationary position of 2nd Grade Teacher at the current contracted starting salary of $38,500.00 which will be prorated based on her starting date of 1/6/20; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Kevin Stefan upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Alayna Mlodozeniec to the 4-year probationary positon of 3rd Grade Teacher at the current contracted starting salary of $38,000.00 effective 9/3/19; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Kevin Stefan upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Olivia Timothy to the position of Long-Term ENL Substitute teacher at the starting rate of $42,000.00 effective 9/3/19; motion carried with Jeff Finch voting no.

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to approve Karen Jeffres as a mentor for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Laurie Fischer to the positon of Long-Term substitute teaching assistant at the current daily rate of pay for a non-certified substitute; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Peg Gaston upon the recommendation of Dr. Eigenbrod to appoint Katelyn Kruppner to the 4-year probationary position of .5 FTE Universal Pre-K teacher at the current contracted starting salary of $19,250.00, which has been prorated based on her .5 FTE status; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Marirose Ethington thanked Dr. Eigenbrod, Mr. Martell, Mr. Wilson and Ms. Tallon for their hard work interviewing and securing the above employees for our district.

 

7.         19-20 Transportation Request – Notre Dame:

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the transportation request submitted for a student attending Notre Dame on an already established run for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

8.         19-20 Attendance Policy:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the presented changes to the Attendance Policy for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

9.         19-20 Code of Conduct:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the presented changes to the Code of Conduct for the 2019-2020 school year; motion carried with Becky Dziekan voting no.

 

10.       Donation to Outdoor Classroom:

**        Moved by Callin Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston approve acceptance of cash contributions from Rodney and Loraine West, in memory of Richard and Audrey McNulty, to be used for expenses related to the District’s Outdoor Classroom Program with great thanks; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

INFORMATION

1.  Monday, August 26, 2019 BOE meeting dates

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to enter executive session at 8:41 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to return to regular session at 8:46 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan; seconded by Peg Gaston to adjourn at 8:47 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board