November 4, 2019 Minutes

Regular Board of Education Meeting – November 4, 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 (7:01), Kevin Stefan, Callin Ayers-Tillotson, and Chris Jeffres

 

Board Members Absent: Margaret Gaston

 

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

 

Others Absent: Sheila Eigenbrod and Stacey Tallon

 

Visitors: Three (3) per sign in log

 

Jeff Finch led the Pledge of Allegiance

 

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

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch; seconded by Chris Jeffres to approve all items in the consent grouping - Minutes: Regular BOE minutes of 10/21/19; CSE minutes of 10/22/19; Sub-CSE minutes of 10/17/19, 10/22/19, and 10/24/19; CPSE minutes of 10/17/19; 504 minutes of 10/22/19; Appropriation and Budget Status Reports for A, C & F funds as of August and September 2019, Treasurer’s Reports as of August and September 2019; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

Introduction of new staff; Olivia Timothy, the ENL Teacher who introduced herself to the Board and shared something about themselves. The Board introduced themselves and welcomed her to the District.

 

 

BUSINESS:

 

1.               Friends of the FFA update:

**        Michele McIlroy from the Friends of the Pavilion FFA gave an update to the Board regarding what they as a group have been doing for the FFA.  The scholarships they have given in the past and are plan to continue in the future, the membership of the group and the professional knowledge they provide to the FFA and Ag program. She answered questions and the Board thanked her for the update.  No action required.

 

2.         Myrtle Beach Trip:

**        Matt Roth requested approval from the Board to take baseball players to the camp in Myrtle Beach that occurs during spring break at no cost to the District.  Mr. Roth is willing to go along as a volunteer coach if needed to chaperone.  Moved by Chris Jeffres, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson to approve the trip; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Kevin Stefan, seconded by Cal Ayers-Tillotson upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to appoint Matt Roth as a Volunteer Baseball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

3.         Appointments:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to appoint Doug Cerefin as a volunteer JV Basketball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to appoint Ashley McMaster and Laurie Fischer as tutors for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools to appoint Carly Scott as a substitute teacher; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

4.         Maternity Leave - Sanders:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Kevin Stefan to approve the request for maternity leave as presented for Ashley Sanders beginning on or about January 25, 2020 for the necessary time frame as required; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

5.         Accept Bids from Auctions International:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Chris Jeffres to accept the bids received on Auctions International for bus # 47 in the amount of $9,600.00, bus # 41 in the amount of $6,800.00 and van # 34 in the amount of $1,425.00; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

6.         York Merged Team Approval:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the merging of the Swimming, Wrestling and Cheerleading teams with York Central School for the 2019-2020 school year; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

7.         Substitute Leave Plan:

**        Moved by Jeff Finch, seconded by Becky Dziekan to approve the Substitute plan as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools for Jennifer Lang to substitute for Tim Mapes for the period of time in which he will be out due to surgery at the non-certified substitute teacher rate of pay; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

8.         Resignation:

**        Moved by Cal Ayers-Tillotson, seconded by Chris Jeffres accept the resignation of Kelli Brian from the position of Teacher Aide effective January 3, 2020; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

           

INFORMATION

 

1.      Monday, November 18, 2019 BOE meeting date

2.      GSL Thank you from Mary Immaculate Parish

 

**        Marirose Ethington shared information from the GVSBA Board President’s meeting she attended in which she heard about several informative events they have planned for Board members to attend. One of which is the LGBTQ legal training update that is being held soon, asking if anyone was interested in attending to let the district office know so they can get registered.  She also mentioned the Knights Table that York Central holds monthly that she would like the District to try to obtain more information on to begin something similar in our District.  There is also a Student Services Award that is going to be occurring soon, she would like the District to review the nomination form once it’s available to see if there are one or more activities in District that would be able to be put up for nomination.

Jon Wilson wants to send a thank you out to the PTO for their hard work at making the recent Halloween Dance they held such a success.  There were more than 300 people in attendance and a good time was had by all with all students showcasing their costumes and having a good time.  He also mentioned how pleased he was at the number of teachers who volunteered their time to attend this event as well.

Charles Martelle mentioned the success of the Girls Volleyball team and that the District is hoping to be able to take a spectator bus to the game that will be held on Wednesday evening.

**        Moved by Becky Dziekan; seconded by Jeff Finch to adjourn at 7:45 PM; carried unanimously (6 votes).

 

 

                                                                       

Mary Jo Pahl

Clerk of the Board