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2012 Resolutions

12-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education of the Newark Valley Central School District hereby approves Amendment #1 to the 2012-2013 Contract for Cooperative Educational Services with the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services in the amount of $157,764.28.

12-12-G2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Second Reading of Policy 5661 – Food Service Meal Charge, and adopts as pre­sented.

12-12-G3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby adopts the 2013-2014 Budget Development Calendar as presented.

12-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the paid and 68 day unpaid leave of Melissa Reynolds, Grade 1 Teacher, effective January 23, 2013 through June 21, 2013.

12-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the probationary appointment of Russell Chapman, Custodial Worker (32 hours), effective December 11, 2012 through December 12, 2013. (vice: Charles Wheeland transfer)

12-12-NC2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Rebecca Mallia, Substitute Food Service Worker/Helper, effective December 11, 2012.

11-12-G9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for October 2012 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 5,735,263.26
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,354.54
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 241,413.67
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,695.86
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,437,798.00
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 252,323.96
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 585,522.05
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,348,547.31
  • School Lunch Fund $ 35,106.39
  • Special Aid Fund $ 32,814.34
  • Capital Fund $ 546,924.15
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,917,548.87
11-12-G10
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Re­serve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated October 2012.

11-12-G11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of October 2012.

11-12-G12
On motion of _______, seconded by _______, the Board of Education approves the Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding of the Superintendent, attached to and made part of these minutes.

11-12-G13
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the First Reading of Policy 5661 – Food Service Meal Charge.

11-12-G14

Upon the motion of _________, seconded by __________, the Board of Education approves Amendment #3 with SIEBA, Ltd. For the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014, as attached to and made part of these minutes, and authorizes the President of the Board of Education to sign the Amendment.

11-12-G15
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby estab­lishes a Scholarship Fund in memory Bethany Kassapian, who was a senior in Newark Valley Central School District Class of 2013. The name of the scholarship would be The Bethany Kassapian Scholarship Fund. It is to be awarded annually to a graduating senior of the Newark Valley Central School District who is involved in sports and is an outdoor enthusiast. The scholarship is to be held in trust by the Newark Valley Central School District in an interest bearing account insured by the F.O.I.C. The scholarship award will be $100 so long as a balance remains in the account. The selection of the recipient will be made by the Kassapian family and Newark Valley High School Guidance Department. The Newark Valley Board of Education hereby accepts the initial sum of $1,020.00 for this fund.

11-12-C5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Whitney Romero, Substitute Teacher, effective November 27, 2012. (uncertified)
  
11-12-C6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Heidi Cardone, Brandilyn Duke, Mary Joggerst and Beverly Meagher, Middle School Music Chaperone, for the December 5, 2012 performance.

11-12-C7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Aaron Smith, Varsity Golf Coach, effective November 15, 2012.

11-12-C8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Brittany Dougherty and Cheryl Simmons, Mentor, effective September 1, 2012, for the 2012-2013 school year.

11-11-C9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Nicholas Rodgers as Modified Wrestling Coach for the 2012-2013 school year, pending funding and student participation. (vice: J. Lakin resignation)

11-12-NC3

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the permanent appointment of Marsha Gorsline, Bus Monitor, effective January 3, 2012.

11-12-NC4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Casey Powell, Substitute Teacher Aide (Classroom, Special Education, Cafeteria), effective Novem-ber 27, 2012.

11-12-NC5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Rion Kerr, Substitute Custodial Worker, effective November 27, 2012.

11-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education having received appropriate Applications for Corrected Tax Roll, hereby adjusts the 2012/2013 Tax Warrant and STAR Claim as follows:


Assessed Value

Warrant

STAR

 

Location

Reason of Correction

Property #

Addition (Reduction)

Adjustment

Adjustment

 
             

Town of Berkshire

Duplicated in Tax Roll

22.00-2-13.1

(116,400)

$ (2,209.94)

$ -

 

Town of Berkshire

Corrected acreage

22.00-2-13.1

(9,000)

$ (170.88)

$ -

 

Town of Berkshire

Reduction of Assessment

23.15-1-5

(45,100)

$ (856.26)

$ -

 

Town of Candor

Omitted Tax *

333.00-1-3.40

69,350

$ -

$ -

 

Town of Caroline

Basic STAR Exemption

30-1-6.31

 

$ (557.00)

$ 557.00

 

Town of Newark Valley

Senior STAR Exemption

64.00-1-20

 

$ (1,106.00)

$ 1,106.00

 

Town of Newark Valley

Omitted Tax **

76.00-1-2.11

 

$ -

$ (552.00)

 

Town of Richford

Basic STAR Exemption

6.00-1-1.12

 

$ (569.55)

$ 569.55

 
             
   

Total Adjustment:

(101,150)

$ (5,469.63)

$ 1,680.55

 
   

Net Adjustment:

 

$ (3,789.08)



Note:
* This parcel was added to 2012 tax roll after the roll was finalized for 12-13 collection. The omitted tax will be added to 2013-14 tax levy.
** Tax payer revoked his Basic STAR in order to receive exemption in Florida. The omitted tax will be added to 2013-14 tax levy.

11-12-G2
RESOLVED, Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Report of Tax Collector for the 2012/2013 Fiscal Year dated November 13, 2012 and attached to and made part of these minutes.

11-12-G3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education, having received an Application for Refund and Credit of Real Property taxes, hereby approves the following refund of property taxes for 2012/2013 in the amount of $856.26.
  • Kenneth & Tammy Bean Berkshire 23.15-1-5 2012/2013 $856.26
11-12-G4
On motion of _________, seconded by ___________, the Board of Education hereby approves the Corrective Action Plan related to the Internal Audit Report to Newark Valley Central School District Third Risk Assessment Update and Fringe Benefits Testing.

11-12-G5
On motion of _________, seconded by ___________, the Board of Education hereby approves the Corrective Action Plan related to the Newark Valley Central School District Audited Financial Report for the year ended June 30, 2012.
 
11-12-G6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby approves the High School Art Club’s Field Trip to New York City, NY on May 17, 2013.

11-12-G7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and on mo­tion of ______, seconded by ______, the Board of Education hereby approves the funding for the contract between Newark Valley Central School District and CSEA, Local 1000 AFSCME, effective July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013.

11-12-G8
Upon motion of ______, seconded by ______, the Newark Valley Central School District, at its meeting held on November 13, 2012, approved the extension of the “Agreement for the Cooperative Health Insurance Arrangement of the Broome-Tioga-Delaware County Area School District Fund” through June 30, 2012.

11-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Marguerite Malone and Casey Powell, Substitute Teacher, effective November 14, 2012. (Non-Certified)

11-12-C2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Sheryl Raftis, Lindsay Simpson and Steven White, Substitute Teacher, effective November 14, 2012. (Certified)

11-12-C3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation for retirement of Victoria Reese, Teaching Assistant, effective June 21, 2013.

11-12-C4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the paid and 88 day unpaid leave of Suzanna Miller, Grade 11 Teacher, effective January 28, 2013 through June 21, 2013.

11-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Douglas Card, Substitute Maintenance/Grounds and Custodian, effective November 5, 2012.

11-2-NC2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the probationary appointment of Charles Wheeland, Jr., Custodial Worker (40 hours), effective November 14, 2012 through July 1, 2013. (vice: James English resignation)

10-12-G11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for September 2012 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 4,540,498.57
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,322.70
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 241,349.26
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,683.93
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,437,554.23
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 252,256.64
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 585,365.85
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,347,920.77
  • School Lunch Fund $ 61,050.36
  • Special Aid Fund $ 33,328.86
  • Capital Fund $ 570,711.48
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,917,102.75
10-12-G12
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated September 2012.

10-12-G13
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of September 2012.

10-12-G14
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Second Reading of the revision to Policy 7160 – Education of Homeless Children and Youth, and adopts as presented.

10-12-G15
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and on mo­tion of _________, seconded by _________, the Board of Education hereby approves the funding for the contract between the Superintendent of Schools of the Newark Valley Central School District and the Newark Valley United Support Staff effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2015.

10-12-G16
On motion of _________, seconded by _________, the Board of Education hereby approves Ryan Dougherty as Lead Evaluator of Principals.

10-12-G17
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves Robert Rodgers, Nicholas Fersch and Michelle Bombard as Lead Evaluators for teachers.

10-12-G18

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and on motion of ___________, seconded by ___________, the Board approves the contract with Cardinal Lanes, as attached to and made part of these minutes, and authorizes the Board of Education President to sign the Agreement.

10-12-G19
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education of Newark Valley Central School District hereby adopts the District’s resubmitted APPR for teachers and principals.
 
10-12-G20
On motion of ________, and seconded by ________, the Board of Education hereby approves the Memorandum of Under­standing with Michelle Bombard, attached to and made part of these minutes.

10-12-C13
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Amanda Rice, Substitute Teacher, effective October 23, 2012. (Certified)

10-12-C14
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Brandilyn Duke, Grade 7 Advisor, effective October 22, 2012.

10-12-C15
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Beverly Meagher, Grade 6 Advisor, effective October 22, 2012.
 
10-12-C16
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Ashley Stauder, Grade 7 Advisor, effective October 23, 2012.

10-12-C17
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Heidi Cardone, Grade 6 Advisor, effective October 23, 2012.

10-12-NC5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of James English, Custodial Worker, effective October 12, 2012.

10-12-NC6
RESOLVED, The Superintendent having reviewed the report of the School Physician regarding the Fitness of David Cole to operate a school bus and further having reviewed three statements from three different persons not related by either blood or marriage to the applicant pertaining to the applicant’s moral character and reliability, and the Superintendent having certified to the Board of Education that the bus driver is of good moral character and reliable, that this Board of Education does and hereby appoint David Cole to the Civil Service Classification, Non competitive – bus driver for a probationary term commencing October 23, 2012 and ending October 22, 2013. (Regular Bus Driver) (Vice: Dean Gurney termination)

OLD BUSINESS:

8-12-G1 (REVISED)
RESOLVED, that pursuant to δ103(4) of the General Municipal Law, the Board of Education declares that a public emergency exists arising out of inner tank of a four thousand gallon underground gasoline tank being compromised. Such incident, if not promptly addressed, may affect the life, health, safety and property of the District, its employees and students, and requires immediate action which cannot wait competitive bidding. The Board finds that the proposed removal and replacement of the gasoline tank must be undertaken within 30 days, as recommended by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The Board further finds such work is necessary for the protection and safety of students, employees, and the property of the District. The Board has reviewed preliminary estimates for the work attached to this resolution. The Board further finds that further review and authori­zations may be necessary. IT IS FURTHER,

RESOLVED, that the Board authorizes the awarding of contracts and the purchasing for this work, without competitive bidding, such work to commence immediately. The Board further ratifies all contracts and purchases made to date for all emergency work and pur­chases. IT IS FURTHER,

RESOLVED, That the Board authorizes expenditures up to $85,500 for removal and replacement of the gasoline tank at 91 Whig Street, Newark Valley. The source of funds will be A91700 – Unassigned Fund Balance, increasing the Appropriation code A995090099990 – Interfund Transfer to Capital Fund in the amount of $85,500.

NEW BUSINESS:

10-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for August 2012 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 2,701,543.57
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,304.76
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 241,312.97
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,677.21
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,437,318.37
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 252,218.71
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 585,277.82
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,347,567.70
  • School Lunch Fund $ 70,071.28
  • Special Aid Fund $ 44,465.40
  • Capital Fund $ 338,041.23
  • Debt Service Fund $ 659,954.16
10-12-G2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated August 2012.

10-12-G3

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of August 2012.

10-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Base Contract for the 2012-2013 Cooperative Educational Services with the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services in the amount of $2,277,498.73.

10-12-G5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the contract submitted by Gary Dyer, Inc. in the amount of $54,705.00 for Site Construction in conjunction with the Bus Garage Reconstruction Project 60-04-02-04-5-004-007.

10-12-G6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby acknowledges the receipt of the 2011-2012 Financial Audit Report as prepared by the independent auditors, Ciaschi, Dietershagen, Little, Mickelson & Company, LLP.

10-12-G7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the First Reading of the revision to Policy 7160 – Education of Homeless Children and Youth.

10-12-G8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education, having received an Application for Refund and Credit of Real Property taxes, hereby approves the following refund of property taxes for 2012-2013 school year in the amount of $589.88.
HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Newark Valley 88.00-1-29 2012-2013 $589.88

10-12-G9

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the proposal submitted by Ernest Skiadas, CPA, P.C. to provide internal audit services to the school district for the period of July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.

10-12-G10
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and on mo­tion of __________, seconded by __________, the Board of Education hereby approves the funding for the contract between the Superintendent of Schools of the Newark Valley Central School District and the Newark Valley United Teachers effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2016.

10-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Frank Mischke and Keith Williams, Ticket Takers, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of the following Event Managers for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation:
  • David Beck, Lauren Botzenhart, Frank Mischke, Scott Wandell, and Keith Williams
10-12-C3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of the following HS Wellness Room Supervisors for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation:
  • Eric D’Arcy, Joseph Lakin, and Brian Sherwood
10-12-C4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Keith Williams, Football Scorekeeper/Timekeeper for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C5

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Keith Williams, Football Announcer, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of the following Boys & Girls Basketball Scorekeepers for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation:
  • Frank Mischke, Jackie Wandell, and Keith Williams
10-12-C7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Scott Wandell and Keith Williams, Boys & Girls Basketball Scoreboard Operators, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Keith Williams, Boys & Girls Basketball Shot Clock Operator, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Keith Williams, Wrestling and Volleyball Scorekeeper, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C10

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Keith Williams, Soccer Scoreboard Operator, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Frank Mischke and Keith Williams, Track Announcers, for the 2012-2013 school year, pending fund­ing and participation.

10-12-C12
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the re-appointment of the following Substitute Teachers for the 2012-2013 school year:
  • Christopher Dutkowsky, Todd Jobson, Shane Lomber, and Linda Pomeroy
10-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the permanent appointment of Glenda Truesdale, Teacher Aide, effective October 24, 2012.

10-12-NC2
The Superintendent recommends to the Board that the services of Dean Gurney be terminated in accordance with Civil Service Law §71.

Dean Gurney was advised of this Superintendent’s recommendation by letter attached to these minutes and did not appear or submit written remarks.

On motion of , seconded by , it is RESOLVED, that the services of Dean Gurney are hereby terminated in accordance with Civil Service Law §71.

10-12-NC3

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Paula Simmons, Substitute Teacher Aide (Classroom/Building, Special Education, Cafeteria), effective October 10, 2012.

10-12-NC4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Carolyn Edwards, Substitute Food Service Worker/Helper, effective October 10, 2012.

10-12-NC5

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the re-appointment of Vickie Bigelow, Substitute Support Staff, for the 2012-2013 school year.

9-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and on motion of ______________, seconded by _______________, the Board approves the contract with the Berkshire Emergency Squad, as attached to and made part of these minutes, and authorizes the Board of Education President to sign the Agreement.

9-12-G2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the donation of one check with the amount of $100.00 from Blessed Trinity Parish to be used by school nurses toward purchasing of student clothing or supplies.

9-12-G3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the following additional Transportation Request for the 2012-2013 school year:
  • St. Patrick School - 1 student
9-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the 2012-2013 school tax warrant be adjusted to reflect a reduction of $1,576,532.88 that represents the amount of the initial tax levy to be paid by New York State pursuant to Section 1306-a, of the Real Property Tax Law (STAR).

9-12-C1

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Amanda Stanko, Mentor, effective September 1, 2012, for the 2012-2013 school year.

9-12-C2
Resolved, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that the Board of Education hereby approves the following probationary appointment:
  • Name of Appointee: Ji Z. Katchuk
  • Tenure Area: School Business Administrator
  • Date of Commencement of 
  • Probationary Service September 1, 2012
  • Expiration date of the appointment: August 31, 2015
  • Certification status: School District Business Leader, Professional
9-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Judy Woodward, Substitute Bus Driver, effective August 22, 2012.

9-12-NC2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Jennifer Steinhilber, Substitute Teacher Aide (Classroom, Special Education, Classroom), effective September 11, 2012.

9-12-NC3
Resolved, upon the recommendation of the superintendent of Schools, that the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Ji Z. Katchuk, School Business Executive, effective September 1, 2012.

-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the following Transportation Requests for the 2012-2013 school year:

Ross Corners Christian 2 students Zion Lutheran 2 students

5-12-G2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of the following vote procedure personnel for the School District Meeting on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.
  • Pamela Budney, Glenda Clark, Beth Malone, Marietta Pianosi 
  • Andrea Raymond, Marion Steika, Teresa Straka, Michelle Tavelli
  • Kris Tomazin, Karen Umiker, Sharon Weed, Tina Engelhard, Inspector
5-12-G3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby autho­rizes that the School Lunch Director receive $176 to be used as Start-Up Money for cashiers located in the High School Middle School and Nathan T. Hall. This $176 will be returned to the School Business Executive at the close of the 2011-2012 school year.

5-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, and on mo­tion of __________, seconded by __________, the Board of Education hereby approves the funding for the contract between the Superintendent of Schools of the Newark Valley Central School District and the Newark Valley United Support Aides effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.

5-12-G5
Be it resolved, That the Board of Education of the Newark Valley Central School District will participate in the services during 2012-2013 to the extent indicated, and as attached to and made a part of the official minutes of this meeting. The Board of Education agrees to pay Broome-Tioga BOCES the charges identified on the base contract according to the following schedule: (8) equal payments beginning October 1, 2012 and ending May 1, 2013. Also, be it resolved, that payments on supplemental contracts will be implemented by the District in consonance with the payment schedule stipulated on the contract.

5-12-G6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the contract for 2011/2012 with the Vestal Central School District for Health & Welfare Services in the amount of $1,866.20.

5-12-G7
On motion of , seconded by , it is RESOLVED, that the Newark Valley Central School District Board of Education, hereby declares the Newark Valley Central School District Board of Education as the lead agency for purposes of the State Environmental Quality Review Act and Regulations (SEQRA), associated with the capital project 60-04-02-04-0-002-013 “Nathan T. Hall Elementary, Reconstruction, CSI Section(s) 2,7,155,15,16.”

5-12-G8
Keystone Associates Architects, Engineers and Surveyors, LLC, selected by the Newark Valley Central School District, has recommended to the Board of Education that the Board determine that the capital project 60-04-02-04-0-002-013 “Nathan T. Hall Elementary, Reconstruction, CSI Section(s) 2,7,155,15,16” is a Type II action as that term is defined in the State Environmental Quality Review Act, and will not have a significant impact on the environment. The project is therefore not subject to further review under SEQRA.

On motion of , seconded by it is RESOLVED, that the Newark Valley Central School District Board of Education acting as lead agency for purposes of the State Environmental Quality Review Act and Regulations and upon the recommendation of the School District’s architect and engineer hereby determines that the capital project 60-04-02-04-0-002-013 “Nathan T. Hall Elementary, Reconstruction, CSI Section(s) 2,7,155,15,16” is a Type II action which will not have a significant impact on the environment and is not subject to further review under the State Environmental Quality Review Act.

5-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Richard Friend, Teacher-Driver’s Education, effective July 9, 2012 through August 17, 2012.

5-12-C2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the following appointment: (Vice: W. Harrold transfer)
  • Name of Appointee: Nicholas Fersch
  • Tenure Area: Assistant High School Principal
  • Date of Commencement of 
  • Probationary service: May 1, 2012 
  • Expiration date of the appointment: May 1, 2015
  • Certification status: School District Administration, Initial
5-12-C3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Nicholas Fersch, Director of Health & Physical Education, effective May 1, 2012.

5-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave of Sabine McCann, Teacher Aide, effective May 4, 2012.

5-12-NC2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 6.36 hours unpaid leave of Penny Kasmarcik, Teacher Aide, effective April 18, 2012.

5-12-NC3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 4 day unpaid leave of Karen Umiker, Teacher Aide, effective April 30, 2012 and May 1, 2012 through May 3, 2012.

5-12-NC4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave of Walter Stevens, Teacher Aide, effective May 11, 2012.

5-12-NC5

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 3 day unpaid leave of Karen Key, Bus Driver, effective April 18, 2012 (0.5 day), April 19, 2012 (0.5 day), April 23, 2012 (1 day) and April 27, 2012 (1 day).

5-12-NC6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 2 day unpaid leave of Karen Ward, Teacher Aide, effective April 20, 2012 and April 25, 2012.

5-12-NC7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby accepts the amended resignation for retirement of John Brown, Custodial Worker, effec­tive June 30, 2012. (Vice: Resolution 1-12-NC5)

5-12-NC8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Wanda Strope, Substitute School Nurse, effective May 8, 2012.

4-12-G3

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for March 2012 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 6,431,397.17 
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,196.31
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 241,093.61
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,657.31
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,580,802.04
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 251,989.43
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 571,780.32
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,445,401.06 
  • School Lunch Fund $ 30,006.42
  • Special Aid Fund $ 7,869.59
  • Capital Fund $ 647,420.68
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,357,890.65
4-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated March 2012.

4-12-G5

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of March 2012.

4-12-G6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves that the following budget proposition be presented to the voters of the district at the annual district meeting on May 15, 2012: Shall the Board of Education be authorized to expend the sum of $______________ for the 2012-2013 school year and to levy the necessary tax therefore?

4-12-G7

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby adopts the Property Tax Report Card as presented.

4-12-G8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the following Transportation Requests for the 2012-2013 school year:
  • Ross Corners Christian - 3 students
4-12-G9
Upon the motion of ______, seconded by ______, the President of the Board of Education is authorized to sign the Extension of Benefits Agreement with Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield for our current benefit plans, Classic Blue Region­wide, Simply Prescription and PPO H for the period of April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.

4-12-G10

IT IS RESOLVED, That the 2012-2013 Administrative Budget of the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services in the amount of $2,984,408 is hereby approved.

4-12-G11
IT IS RESOLVED, That the Board casts votes for the office of trustee of the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services as follows:
  • 1. ____________________ 2. ____________________ 
4-12-NC5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 3 day unpaid leave of Karen Ward, Teacher Aide, effective March 20, 2012, March 26, 2012 and April 3, 2011.

4-12-NC6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave of Patricia Peterson, Teacher Aide, effective March 29, 2012.

4-12-NC7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave of Harriet Marmillion, Teacher Aide, effective March 27, 2012.

4-12-NC8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave of Melinda Baylor, Teacher Aide, effective April 3, 2012.

4-12-NC9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave of Holly Coleman, School Nurse, effective April 4, 2012.
 
-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby approves the Valley Masquers Field Trip to New York City, New York, May 12, 2011.

4-12-G2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Nor-Ti Yorkers Field Trip to compete in the NYS History Interest Project Convention in Oneonta and Cooperstown, New York on May 3, 2012 to May 5, 2012.
 
4-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 0.5 day unpaid leave for Shannon Burch, Speech Teacher, effective March 27, 2012.

4-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 7 day unpaid leave for Cindy Gregrow, Teacher Aide, effective April 27, 2012, April 30, 2012 and May 1, 2012 through May 7, 2012.

4-12-NC2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Karen Shelley, Food Service Worker/Helper, effective April 16, 2012.

4-12-NC3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 4.5 hour unpaid leave for Teresa Straka, Library Clerk, effective March 22, 2012.

4-12-NC4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Merton Hines, Substitute Chauffer, effective February 27, 2012.

3-12-G5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for February 2012 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 3,422,630.89 
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,171.86
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 241,044.15
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,647.83
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,580,412.78
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 251,937.73 
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 571,663.01
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,444.899.37 
  • School Lunch Fund $ 27,189.99
  • Special Aid Fund $ 38,383.70
  • Capital Fund $ 685,648.92
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,357,612.07
3-12-G6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated February 2012.

3-12-G7

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of February 2012.

3-12-G8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education of the Newark Valley Central School District hereby approves Amendment #2 to the 2011/2012 Contract for Cooperative Educational Services with the Broome-Tioga Board of Coop­erative Educational Services in the amount of $343,753.28.

3-12-G9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby adopts the Notice of Annual Meeting and propositions as follows:

Notice of Budget Hearing and Vote
NEWARK VALLEY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
 
Budget Hearing

A budget hearing for the inhabitants of the Newark Valley Central School District qualified to vote at School District meetings will be held at the Administration Building, 79 Whig Street, Newark Valley, New York, commencing at 7:00 p.m. on May 7, 2012 where there shall be presented the proposed School District budget for the following school year.
Statement of Money Required for Next School Year
A copy of the statement of the amount of money which would be required for the next school year for school purposes shall be completed seven days before the budget hearing and may be obtained by any resident of the District at each schoolhouse during the period of 14 days immediately before the annual meeting and election, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except Saturday, Sunday or holiday.
Vote for Board Members
Petitions nominating candidates for the office of member of the Board of Education must be filed with the Clerk of the District between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. not later than April 16, 2012. The following vacan­cies are to be filled:

A three-year term ending June 30, 2015, currently held by Thomas Darpino
A three-year term ending June 30, 2015, currently held by Ralph Parmelee
A three-year term ending June 30, 2015, currently held by James Phillips


Each petition must be addressed to the Clerk of the District, be signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the Dis­trict, shall state the residence of each signer, the name and address of the candidate, and shall describe the specific vacancy on the Board of Education for which the candidate is nominated, which description shall include at least the length of term of office, and the name of the last incumbent. No person shall be nominated for more than one specific office.

The following proposition(s) shall be voted upon at the same time as the vote upon the appropriation of monies and for Board members:
Proposition #1

Vehicle Purchase

Shall the Board of Education be authorized to purchase of the following vehicles: one sixty five-passenger school bus, one 29-passenger school bus, and one minivan for a sum not to exceed $178,000, which will be paid from the capital reserve fund established by the school district on May 12, 1993 and amended on May 21, 2002?
Proposition #2

Facilities Improvement

Shall the Board of Education of the Newark Valley Central School District be authorized to expend from the reserve fund approved by the voters of the school district on May 11,1994 under the provisions of Education Law 3651 and as amended by the voters of the district on May 15, 2007, an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the following purposes: replacement of portion of roof on Nathan T. Hall Elementary School, and other allied expenses including arc­hitectural and engineering fees, and legal fees?
Absentee Ballots
Applications for absentee ballots may be applied for at the Office of the District Clerk. Such applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven days before the vote if the ballot is to be mailed to the absentee voter, or the day before the vote if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the absentee voter. Absentee ballots must be received in the Office of the District Clerk of the District not later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the vote.

A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots have been issued shall be available for public inspection in the Office of the District Clerk during regular office hours which are between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Any qualified voter may, upon examination of such list, file a written challenge of qualifications of any person whose name appears on such list, stating the reasons for the challenge. Such written challenge shall be trans­mitted by the Clerk, or designee, to the inspectors of election on election day.

By order of the Board of Education of the Newark Valley Central School District
Tina A. Engelhard, District Clerk
 
3-12-G10
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby estab­lishes a Scholarship Fund (by Pat Stadelman) in memory of Billy Stadelman, a former student at Newark Valley Central School District. The name of the scholarship would be the Billy Stadelman Scholarship Fund. It is to be awarded annually to a graduating BOCES Welding senior of the Newark Valley Central School District who will pursue education or employment in the welding field. The scholarship is to be held in trust by the Newark Valley School District in an interest bearing account insured by the F.O.I.C. The scholarship award will be $100 so long as a balance remains in the account. The Newark Valley Board of Education hereby accepts the initial sum of $820.00 for this fund.

3-12-G11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby estab­lishes a Scholarship Fund (by The Class of 1992) in memory Michelle Campbell, who graduated with Newark Valley Central Class of 1992. The name of the scholarship would be The Class of 1992 Michelle Campbell Memorial Scholar­ship Fund. It is to be awarded annually to a graduating senior of the Newark Valley Central School District who will pur­sue a college degree in the area of education. The scholarship is to be held in trust by the Newark Valley School District in an interest bearing account insured by the F.O.I.C. The scholarship award will be $200 so long as a balance remains in the account. The Newark Valley Board of Education hereby accepts the initial sum of $421.00 for this fund.

3-12-C2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Mallory Little, Substitute Teacher, effective March 27, 2012. (Certified)

3-12-C3

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Michele Hammond, Teacher Grade 2, effective June 30, 2012.

3-12-NC7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 4 day unpaid leave for Melinda Baylor, Teacher Aide, effective March 8, 2012, March 9, 2012, March 12, 2012 and March 28, 2012.

3-12-NC8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Karen Ward, Teacher Aide, effective March 9, 2012.

3-12-NC9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 2 day unpaid leave for Walter Stevens, Teacher Aide, effective April 16, 2012 and April 17, 2012.

3-12-NC10
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1.8 day unpaid leave for Karen Umiker, Teacher Aide, effective March 7, 2012 (0.8 of a day) and March 8, 2012 (1 day).

3-12-NC11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Donna Kline, Substitute Bus Monitor, effective March 27, 2012.

3-12-G1
IT IS RESOLVED, That the Board casts votes for the office of trustee of the Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services as follows:
  • 1. _____________________________ 2. ______________________________
3-12-G2
Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent, and on motion of ______________, seconded by ________________, it is RESOLVED that the Board of Education of Newark Valley Central School District agrees to participate in Co-operative Bidding for Meat, Cheese & Dairy Products for May 1, 2012 to August 31, 2012 with other school districts in New York State, and
  • BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Mark Bordeau, Director of Food Services, Broome Tioga BOCES, or Designee be designated to receive and open said bids and
  • BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of Newark Valley Central School District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.
3-12-G3
Resolved, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools that the Board of Education hereby accepts the lowest evaluated bid submitted by Broome Bituminous Products, Inc. in the amount of $39,500.00 for Site Work Con­struction in conjunction with Parking Lot Top Coat Project for the 2008 EXCEL Capital Improvement Project 600402040007013.

3-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby approves the Grade 7 Class Field Trip to Albany, New York, on May 24, 2012.

3-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves up to 4.5 days of unpaid leave for Cathleen Stewart, Special Education Teacher.

3-12-NC1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 0.5 day unpaid leave for Sabine McCann, Teacher Aide, effective March 9, 2012.

3-12-NC2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 9 day unpaid leave for Patricia Peterson, Teacher Aide, effective February 21, 2012 through February 24, 2012 (4 days), February 27, 2012 through February 29, 2012 (3 days), March 1, 2012 and March 2, 2012.

3-12-NC3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Holly Coleman, School Nurse, effective February 23, 2012.

3-12-NC4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 5 day unpaid leave for Linda Allen, Teacher Aide, effective March 14, 2012, March 15, 2012, March19, 2012 through March 21, 2012.

3-12-NC5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Cindy Drew, Substitute Bus Monitor, effective March 13, 2012.

3-12-NC6
RESOLVED, The Superintendent having reviewed the report of the School Physician regarding the Fitness of William Leonard to operate a school bus and further having reviewed three statements from three different persons not related by either blood or marriage to the applicant pertaining to the applicant’s moral character and reliability, and the Superintendent having certified to the Board of Education that the bus driver is of good moral character and reliable, that this Board of Education does and hereby approves the appointment of William Leonard to the Civil Service Classification, Non competitive – bus driver (substitute), effective March 13, 2012. (Substitute Bus Driver)
 
2-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for January 2012 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 4,097,308.19 
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,148.23
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 240,996.35
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,638.96
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,580,036.59
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 251,887.77 
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 571,549.64
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,444,414.50 
  • School Lunch Fund $ 31,882.16
  • Special Aid Fund $ 40,565.58
  • Capital Fund $ 766,986.78
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,357,342.83
2-12-G5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated January 2012.

2-12-G6

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of January 2012.

2-12-G7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby amends the Board of Education Meeting Calendar to include a meeting on Monday, April 2, 2012 and Monday, April 16, 2012 and delete the meetings originally scheduled for Monday, April 9, 2012 and Monday, April 23, 2012.

2-12-G8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby adopts the 2012-2013 Instructional School Calendar as presented.

2-12-C3

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Laura Stempel, Substitute Teacher, effective February 21, 2012. (Certified)

2-12-C4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Laura Johnson, Art Teacher (0.7 FTE), (part-time position; not a probationary appointment), effective February 21, 2012 through June 30, 2012. (Certified) Visual Arts K-12, Initial Certificate expiring 8/31/16. (vice: L. Stempel retirement)

2-12-C5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the increase in hours of 0.2 FTE for Danielle Ames, Art Teacher, effective February 21, 2012 through June 30, 2012. (vice: L. Stempel retirement)

2-12-C6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Shannon Burch, Teacher – Speech/Hearing, effective February 23, 2012.

2-12-NC6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Lois Page, Substitute Bus Driver, effective February 29, 2012.

2-12-NC7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Patricia Peterson, Teacher Aide, effective February 6, 2012.

2-12-NC8

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 3 day unpaid leave for Harriet Marmillion, Teacher Aide, effective February 14, 2012 through February 16, 2012.

2-12-NC9

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for A. Gloria Benscoter, Bus Driver, effective February 10, 2012.

2-12-NC10
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Karen Ward, Teacher Aide, effective February 8, 2012.

2-12-NC11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 2 day unpaid leave for Holly Coleman, School Nurse, effective February 6, 2012 and February 10, 2012.

2-12-NC12

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 5 day unpaid leave for John Brown, Custodial Worker, effective April 9, 2012 through April 13, 2012.

1-12-G9

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for December 2011 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 4,659,657.93
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,121.50
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 240,942.29
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,629.49
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,579,615.10
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 251,831.27 
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 559,302.33
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,443,866.19 
  • School Lunch Fund $ 23,447.56
  • Special Aid Fund $ 3,622.73
  • Capital Fund $ 760,190.31
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,357,038.36
1-12-G10
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated December 2011.

1-12-G11
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby approves the High School Art Club’s Field Trip to New York City, NY on May 4, 2012.

1-12-G12
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the lowest evaluated bids as submitted for Pole Vault Equipment totaling $16,187.00 for the following vendors: Buck Terrell Athletics, Inc. and VS Athletics.

1-12-G13
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the contract for 2011-2012 with the Owego Apalachin Central School District for Health & Welfare Services in the amount of $2,893.88.

1-12-C4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Samantha Smith, Volunteer Softball Coach, effective January 24, 2012.

1-12-C5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Kyle Schiess, Modified Softball Coach, for the 2011-2012 school year, pending funding and student participation. (vice: Julie Curkendall resignation)

1-12-C6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Tracy Parlett, Substitute Teacher, effective January 24, 2012. (Certified)

1-12-NC6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 1 day unpaid leave for Kelly Coar, Bus Driver, effective January 3, 2012.

1-12-NC7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves up to 21days of unpaid leave for Karen Umiker, Teacher Aide, effective January 17, 2012 through February 16, 2012.

1-12-NC8
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 3 day unpaid leave for Patricia Peterson, Teacher Aide, effective January 11, 2012 through January 13, 2012.

1-12-NC9
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the permanent appointment of Kyle Hulbert, Custodial Worker, effective January 25, 2011. (vice: R. Barrett resignation, E. Key transfer)

1-12-G1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the Treasurer's Report for November 2011 with balances as follows:
  • General Fund $ 4,554,985.18
  • Repair Reserve Fund $ 119,092.17
  • Unemployment Reserve Fund $ 240,882.96
  • Property Loss Reserve Fund $ 44,620.01
  • Retirement Reserve Fund $ 1,579,161.25
  • Employee Benefit Reserve Fund $ 251,769.26 
  • Vehicle Reserve Fund $ 559,164.61
  • Capital Reserve Fund $ 2,443,264.41 
  • School Lunch Fund $ 18,476.70
  • Special Aid Fund $ 3,531.26
  • Capital Fund $ 791,068.10
  • Debt Service Fund $ 1,642,137.06
1-12-G2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Comprehensive Budget Status Reports for: Gen­eral Fund, Repair Reserve Fund, Unemployment Reserve Fund, Prop­erty Loss Reserve Fund, Retirement Reserve Fund, Employee Benefit Reserve Fund, Vehicle Reserve Fund, Capital Reserve Fund, School Lunch Fund, Special Aid Fund, Capital Fund and Debt Service Fund dated November 2011.

1-12-G3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the Extra Classroom Activity Fund Report for the month of November 2011.

1-12-G4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Educa­tion hereby approves the High School Book Store Workers’ Field Trip to Darien Lake Theme Park on June 11, 2012.

1-12-G5
On motion of ________, seconded by ________ it is RESOLVED, that the Board, having considered the writings demonstrating that the District’s nurses wished to be represented by the Newark Valley United Teachers and the willingness of the teacher’s unit to accept representation, together with the written relinquishment of all claims to the nurse title from the Newark Valley United Support Staff, hereby recognizes the nurse title as represented by the Newark Valley United Teachers, and it is further RESOLVED, that the Superintendent should enter into negotiations to modify the recognition clause and such other clauses of the agreement with the teacher’s unit as may be necessary to carry out the intent of this resolution.

1-12-G6
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the contract for 2011-2012 with the Binghamton City School District for Health & Welfare Services in the amount of $1,730.34.

1-12-G7
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the lowest evaluated bid submitted by Southerntier Custom Fabrication in the amount of $90,738.00 for Mechanical Con­struction in conjunction with the 2011 Capital Reserve Project 600402040007017.

1-12-G8
Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent, and on motion of ________, and seconded by __________, it is RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby approves the Board President to sign the following change orders:
  • C/O# CPL-HM-CO-006 - $2,800.00 (removal of floor tile from elevator at Middle School);
  • C/O# CPL-GC-CO-011 - $2,118.00, C/O# CPL-GC-CO-012 - $7,025.00, C/O# CPL-GC-CO-013 - $14,260.00, CO#CPL-GC-CO-017 - $897.00 (additional abatement work at NTH, Middle School and High School);
  • C/O# CPL-GC-CO-018 - $4,941.00 (materials, labor and equipment to install additional exterior doors at High School)
1-12-C1
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Luke Murphy, Substitute Teacher, effective December 15, 2011.

1-12-C2

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation of Rebecca Horvath, Substitute Teacher, effective January 3, 2012.

1-12-C3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Jennifer Herrera, Substitute Teacher, effective December 19, 2011 (Certified).

1-12-NC1

RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 7 day unpaid leave for Cathy Celiberti, Teacher Aide, effective January 9, 2012, January 10, 2012, January 23, 2012, January 24, 2012, January 30, 2012, February 6, 2012 and February 10, 2012.

1-12-NC2
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 7 day unpaid leave for Karen Umiker, Teacher Aide, effective April 2, 2012 through April 5, 2012.

1-12-NC3
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the 2 day unpaid leave for Karen Ward, Teacher Aide, effective January 3, 2012 and January 4, 2012.

1-12-NC4
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby approves the appointment of Glenda Truesdale, Substitute Teacher Aide (Classroom/Building, Special Education, Computer Lab, Cafeteria) and Substitute Library Clerk, effective January 10, 2012.

1-12-NC5
RESOLVED, Upon the Recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, That the Board of Education hereby accepts the resignation for retirement of John Brown, Custodial Worker, effective July 5, 2012. 
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