June 15, 2020 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – June 15, 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.

 

An audio link from this meeting is shown below

 

https://e2ccb-gst.zoom.us/rec/share/x-N5HqvN-0ZOAdbww1jkWYgjXd_pT6a813IW-6IFyktfyeFE2Ormjoce6fxhN4Xc?startTime=1592262122000

 

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

 

Board Members Absent: 

 

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

 

Others Excused:

 

Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch; seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve agenda with additions carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan; seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve all items in the consent grouping - Minutes: Regular BOE minutes of 5/4/2020; Sub-CSE minutes of 4/30/2020 (2 sets); 5/13/2020; 5/18/2020; 5/27/2020; and 5/28/2020; CPSE minutes of 5/6/2020; 5/7/2020 (2 sets); 5/20/2020; and 5/21/2020; 504 minutes of 5/13/2020; 5/20/2020; and 5/28/2020 Appropriation and Budget Status reports for A, C & F funds as of March and April 2020; Treasurer’s report as of March and April 2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.               Amendments to FLEX Plan:

**       Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the presented change to the FLEX medical deferral amount to increase to $2,750.00 as recommended; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the presented change to the FLEX unused medical funds rollover amount to increase to $550.00 and to approve the future increases to align with IRS Notice 2020-33 which states that the maximum carryover amount of any remaining unused Health Care Reimbursement Fund monies on an annual plan year basis shall be adjusted to an amount equal to twenty percent (20%) of the maximum IRS salary redirection amount established at the beginning of each plan year. Any future increases will be in $10 increments; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 2.        Resignations:

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the resignation of Lori Lacitignola, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, from the positon of Middle/High School Library Media Specialist effective 6/30/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to accept the resignation of Susan Masterson, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, from the positon of cleaner effective 5/9/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the resignation of Susan Maniace, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, from the position of Social Studies Teacher for the purpose of retirement with great thanks for the many years or dedicated service to Pavilion Central School students and the district effective 7/1/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Kevin Stefan to accept the resignation of Cathy Cerefin, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, from the position of CSE Secretary for the purposes of retirement effective 7/1/2020; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

3.         Approve Property Tax Report Card: 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to approve the Property Tax Report Card as presented by Mr. Childs; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

4.         Maternity Leave:

**       Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston to approve the maternity leave request of Caylin DePuy to begin on or about October 4, 2020 for a period of 6 weeks; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

5.         Appointments:

**        Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Peg Gaston to appoint Charity Gayhart, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to the position of Summer Bus Cleaner for the 2020-2021 school year at the hourly rate of $12.00 per hour; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        The below extra-curricular appointments have been appointed with the understanding that for the 2020-21 school year that they will be able to be fulfilled to the extent school is allowed to operate in accordance with any and all directives from the New York State, and local authorities relating to COVID-19 social distancing orders. Compensation as per PFA Contract and will be prorated as appropriate if the school year is interrupted and/or terminated due to COVID-19 or other factors that may prevent the completion of duties.

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of HS Extra-curricular appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of Elementary Extra-curricular appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of HS Summer School appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of Elementary Summer School appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 

**        The below coaching appointments have been appointed with the understanding that for the 2020-21 school year that they will be able to be fulfilled to the extent school is allowed to operate in accordance with any and all directives from the New York State, and local authorities relating to COVID-19 social distancing orders. Compensation as per PFA Contract and will be prorated as appropriate if the school year is interrupted and/or terminated due to COVID-19 or other factors that may prevent the completion of duties.

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Jeff Finch, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of Fall Coaching appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Becky Dziekan, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of Winter Coaching appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Chris Jeffres, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to approve the list of Spring Coaching appointments for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

6.         Approval to Participate in the below WFL BOCES Bids:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the participation of the District in the Natural Gas Bid for the period of 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021 as presented by Mr. Childs; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve the participation of the District in the Electricity Bid for the period of 1/1/2021 through 12/30/2021 as presented by Mr. Childs; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

7.         Spring Sports Stipends:

**        Moved by Peg Gaston seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve the presented percentages for the 2019-2020 pro-rated spring sports stipends as the Modified coaches will receive 20%, JV coaches will receive 30% and Varsity coaches will receive 40% of their contracted salary amounts due to the COVID-19 pandemic; motion carried with Cal Ayers-Tillotson being opposed.

 

8.         Non-Unit Compensation:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Peg Gaston upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, to resolve to approve the Non-Unit Compensation for the 2020-2021 school year as presented; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

INFORMATION:   

1.      Monday, July 13, 2020 BOE meeting dates

Dr. Eigenbrod spoke about the plans for graduation and how everything is coming together to have a very nice event for the seniors.  Mr. Wilson spoke of his year-end plans and how they will be conducting UPK graduation, 5th grade awards, and teacher good-byes.  Mr. Martelle spoke of the videos that have been done for the 6-9th grade award programs and how they will be doing something similar for the high school students.

 

The Board wishes to recognize the efforts that all teachers, faculty, administrators, and staff have put forth to ensure that our student’s needs are being met during this difficult time.

 

 

**        Moved by Peg Gaston, seconded by Jeff Finch to adjourn at 7:52 PM; carried unanimously (7 votes).

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

 

 


Clerk of the Board