May 6, 2019 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – May 6, 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 Board of Education conference room.

 

Board members present:  Marirose Ethington, Jeffrey Finch, Callin (Cal) Ayers-Tillotson, Chris Jeffres, Rebecca (Becky) Dziekan (7:15 PM), and Kevin Stefan (7:09 PM).

 

Board members absent: Margaret (Peg) Gaston

 

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

 

Others Absent:

 

Visitors: Six (6) per sign in log.

 

APPROVE AGENDA:

 

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

 

CONSENT GROUPING:

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve all items in the consent grouping –BOE minutes from 4/25/19; CSE minutes from 4/30/19; Sub CSE minutes from 4/25 and 4/30/19; 504 minutes from 4/25/19 and 4/30/19; Appropriation and Budget Statue Reports for A, C & F funds as of March 2019; Treasurer’s Report as of March 2019; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.                Department Head Reports:

**       Marianne Witkowski, the PE Department Head and Dave Dickson, the Social Studies Department Head presented the attached information to the Board on their respective departments.  They answered questions and the Board thanked them for the information. No action required.

 

2.                Eagle Scout Project:

**        Evan Amberger presented the Board with a proposal for a project that he would like to complete in order to earn his Eagle Scout designation. The Board thanked him for his proposal and explained that they would need to gather more information prior to having an answer for him in regards to acceptance of the proposal. No action required.

 

3.                Tech Update:

**        Nancy Stauber presented the attached information to the Board regarding the current status of the technology department and the items that the department will be implementing in the upcoming school year. She answered questions and the Board thanked her for the information. No action required.

 

 

 

 

4.                FFA National Convention & Summer Camp Approval:

**       Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the two overnight trips for the FFA as presented by Ms. Smith the first trip is to Camp Oswegatchie Leadership camp for the period of July 7 – 12, 2019 and the second trip is to the FFA National Convention for the period of October 28, 2019 – November 2, 2019; carried unanimously (6 votes). 

 

5.                RTI Update:

**       Dr. Eigenbrod presented the attached information to the Board regarding the RTI program that has been implemented showing them the overall success rate to date.  She also mentioned some areas which are in need of improvement and the methods they are exploring for the upcoming school year to address these needs.  She answered questions and the Board thanked her for the information.  No action required.

 

6.                Maternity Leave – Staub:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve the request for maternity leave as presented for Katie Staub beginning on or about July 10, 2019 for the necessary time frame as required, which may go into the upcoming school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

7.                Set Reorganization Meeting – July 8, 2019:

**       Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres to approved July 8, 2019 as the date of the Reorganization Meeting; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

8.                Retirements:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to accept the resignation of Karen Kingsley for the purposes of retirement effective July 1, 2019 with great thanks and much appreciation for the many years of dedicated service to the District; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan to accept the resignation of Brenda Mack for the purposes of retirement effective July 1, 2019 with great thanks and much appreciation for the many years of dedicated service to the District; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

9.                July and August 2019 BOE meeting dates:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the change in BOE meeting dates for July and August as follows: July 8, 2019, August 5, 2019 and August 26, 2019; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

10.            Resolve to destroy all ballots from the 5/15/18 election:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve the below resolution:

 

Whereas, the paper ballots from the May 15, 2018 election are currently in a locked, sealed

ballot box, and,

 

Whereas, the election results have not been challenged within six months of the election,

 

Be it resolved, that the Board of Education, acting under Education Law section 2034(6), orders

that the locked, sealed ballot box be opened and the ballots therein be destroyed.

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to accept the above resolution; carried unanimously (6 votes).

11.            Resignation:

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Jeff Finch to accept the resignation or Nicole Palmer from the position of Teacher Aide effective June 25, 2019; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

Mr. Wilson would like to thank both Karen Kingsley and Brenda Mack for their many years of service to the students of this District and to make sure that their willingness to go above and beyond for the students has been greatly appreciated.

 

Mr. Martelle indicated that the prom that was held on May 4, 2019 was successful and that photos from it can be found on the District’s Facebook page.

 

 

INFORMATION

 

1.      Monday May 14, 2019, June 10 and 24, 2019 BOE meeting Dates

2.      Tuition Savings Report

 

 

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Chris Jeffres to enter executive session at 8:20 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Jeff Finch to return to regular session at 9:20 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan, seconded by Jeff Finch to adjourn at 9:20 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board