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					                                         Chittenango Central School
                                               August 9, 2011

A Regular Board of Education meeting was held at the Chittenango Middle School on August 9, 2011.

The meeting was called to order by President Gratien at 7:00 p.m.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

Peter Belyea, James Boswell, Louis Cianfrocco, Dan Gibbons, Wendy Gratien, Daniel Mayer, Russell Wehner,
Geoffrey Zimmer

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT

Timothy Moon

OTHERS PRESENT

Michael A. Schiedo, Superintendent of Schools; Scott P. Mahardy, Assistant Superintendent for Business;
Patricia A. Mason, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

VISITORS

The above listed visitors were recognized and welcomed.

All present participated in The Pledge of Allegiance.

MINUTES

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Wehner that the minutes of the July 5, 2011 Regular Board of Education
meeting be accepted.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Mayer that the minutes of the July 5, 2011 Organizational Meeting be accepted.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

No Policy Committee report was given.

No Budget Committee report was given.

No Audit Committee report was given.

No Facilities/Transportation Committee report was given.

STAFF PERSONNEL

It is recommended that the retirement resignation of John Kentch, Mathematics teacher, be accepted effective
August 20, 2011.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.
Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes - Page 2
August 9, 2011


STAFF PERSONNEL (continued)

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that Jeffrey Pierce be reinstated as a Mathematics teacher effective
September 1, 2011 at Step 17, Class VI (M).
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Cianfrocco that Laurie Teske be granted a long-term substitute appointment as
an Elementary teacher effective September 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 at Step 2, Class VII (M).
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that Katharine Conden be granted an unpaid parental leave of absence
at the end of allowable disability leave, effective September 1, 2011 through January 27, 2012.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that Juli (Trush) Pace be granted an unpaid leave of absence from a
part-time (0.6 FTE) Art position effective September 1, 2011 through January 27, 2012.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that Juli (Trush) Pace be granted a long-term substitute appointment as
an Art teacher effective September 1, 2011 through January 27, 2012 at Step 6, Class VII (M).
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Cianfrocco that Michael Quirk be appointed as District Lighting and Sound
Coordinator for the 2011-2012 school year per contract.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Wehner that Darlene Finck be granted a probationary appointment as an
Instructional Aide (Students with Disabilities) effective September 6, 2011 through November 5, 2011 and that
the Superintendent of Schools be authorized to extend the probationary period through March 5, 2012.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that Jessica Wieczorek be approved as a substitute summer school
nurse effective August 3, 2011 through August 15, 2011.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that Tammy Scaramuzzino be granted a permanent appointment as an
Instructional Aide (Students with Disabilities) effective September 6, 2011.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Wehner that the appointment of Tammy Scaramuzzino, Instructional Aide
(Students with Disabilities), be increased from a 0.5 FTE to a 1.0 FTE position.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that Denise Frantz be granted a permanent appointment as a part-time
Instructional Aide (Students with Disabilities) effective September 6, 2011.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.
Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes - Page 3
August 9, 2011


STAFF PERSONNEL (continued)

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that the following names be approved for the Support Staff Substitute
List for the 2011-2012 School Year:

    Amerman, Malinda               Bailey, Kathleen       Becker, Debra          Bettinger, Judith
    Bort, Tracey                   Bowe, Julie            Cannistra, Maria       Carney-Yates, Cindy
    Compoli, Joyce                 Cooney, Kathleen       Cormier, Leonard       Craw, Renee
    Darrow, Elizabeth              Dennee, Pamela         Devendorf, Donald      Elmy, Amy
    English, Sheryl                Falkenburg, Marianne   Feigel, Denise         Fellone, Margaret
    Fields, Laurie                 Ford, Gretchen         Foster, Gina           Frantz, Denise
    Gibbons, Joan                  Given, Luke            Glasso, Diane          Griffin, Patricia
    Grimsley, Kenneth              Harling, Leon          Hathaway, Amy          Hause-Wood, Jennifer
    Jenda, Judy                    Kerr, Linda            Kerr, Matthew          Kinney, Tia
    La Nasa, Michael               Laughlin, Mary Susan   Liedka, Kathleen       Maloney, Millicent
    Marchitelli, Janis             Martin, Ronald         McCarthy, Lisa         Montroy, Susan
    Montroy, Michelle              Moon, Susan            Myers, Jodi            Neddeau, Dawn
    Nickal, William                Olmstead, Pam          Olson, Rebecca         Oot, Eric
    Oot, Julie                     Reals, Brittany        Reaume, Danielle       Roberts, Betty
    Rooney, Ellen                  Rugg-Pry, Christine    Ryan, Jeanne           Schnitzler, Sandy
    Sematoske, Raymond             Smith, Nancy           Smith, Charlene        Smyth, Jackie
    Squaires, Brandi               Steding, Todd          Sternberg, Patricia    Teachout, Julie
    Utter, Jacqueline              Williams, Raye
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Zimmer that the following names be approved for the Teacher Substitute List
for the 2011-2012 School Year:

    Abell, Ilona              Albino, Joseph              Amerman, Malinda        Arnold, Marvin
    Bailey, Kathleen          Barrilo, Cynthia            Bass, Kimberley         Beckwith, Sally
    Blass, Nancy              Bocketti, Donna             Bombard, Joanna         Callahan, Ryan
    Carpenter, Jeffrey        Carroll, Jessica            Chismark, Kimberly      Christian, Jillian
    Clark, Daniel             Clark, Melissa              Cleary, Karen           Cohen, Karen
    Cooney, Kathleen          Costanzo, Geraldine         Couture, Gregory        Cummings, Gloria
    Curinga, Melissa          Curtis, Linda               Davie, Sharon           Davis, Charles
    DiGaspari, Renee          Dillon, Laura               Doss, Robert            Drew-Fox, Christine
    Durfee, Samantha          Eberst, Peter               Edminster, Jean         Edwards, Rory
    Falcone, Victoria         Falkenburg, Marianne        Fero, Jeanne            Finger, Brandie
    Ford, Gretchen            Foster, Gina                Foster, James           Francey, Heather
    Frantz, Denise            Galuski, Katherine          Harris, Patricia        Hathaway, Amy
    Henry, Kathryn            Henry, Rebecca              Hornyak, Jennifer       Hyde, Sally
    Janson, Lois Ann          Jennings, Nancy             Jewell, Brittany        Kaecher, Suzanne
    Kaiser, Bruce             Kelsey, Justine             Keville, Dorothy        Knowlton, Susan
    Kohl, Jennifer            Lady-Dolloff, Susan         Laughlin, Mary Susan    Leone, Laurel
    Liedka, Kathleen          Longnecker, Daniel          MacAlpine, Jennifer     McCarthy, Lisa
    McClure, Mabel            McDonald, Deborah           McGarrity, Patrick      McGrew, Kerry
Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes - Page 4
August 9, 2011


STAFF PERSONNEL (continued)

Teacher Substitute List for the 2011-2012 School Year: (continued)

    Mangan, Pamela            Markley, Marian              Marshall, Sara           Martin, Judith
    Masiclat, Teresa          Merkel, Jennifer             Myers, Jillian           Nagle, Elaine
    Nemeti, Thomas            New, Deborah                 Norman, Beth             O’Connor, Karisa
    Oakes, Eve                Olmstead, Pamela             Olson, Rebecca           Patane, Paul
    Polsin, Daniel            Quirk Jr., Michael J.        Quirk, Michael P.        Ratliff, Mindy
    Reals, Brittany           Rooney, Ellen                Rosaschi, Thomas         Rudy, Tara Kinsella
    Ryan, Jeanne              Sagor, Steve                 Sauve’, Paul             Seamans, Lauren
    Shaul, Wynne              Sinclair, Melissa            Sirmans, Sandra          Smith, Charlene
    Smith, Nancy              Smyth, Jackie                Spadafora, Peggy         Spraker, Gary
    Stano, Melanie            Sternberg, Patricia          Storie, Marguarite       Stucker, Patricia
    Summers, Robin            Sweeney, Patricia            Thompson, Erin           Togias, Virginia
    Toscano, Danielle         Tripoli, Samantha            Turner, Leah             Utter, Jacqueline
    Vincent, Mary             Wallace, Ann                 Washbon,Robert           Willis, Mary Kate
    Wingard, Stephanie        Wood, Ann                    Young, Daniel            Zoeckler, Christina
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Mayer that the following be approved as co-curricular advisors for the 2011-
2012 school year:

    Middle School
      Name                                            Position
      Linda Ceilly                                    Play Director
      Susan Cappello                                  Student Council Advisor
      Kate Conden/Steven Berkey                       Yearbook Co-Advisors
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that the following be approved as co-curricular advisors for the 2011-
2012 school year:

    High School
       Name                                           Position
       Aaron Velardi                                  Dixieland Band Director
       Edie Shillitoe                                 Chamber Music Director
       Misty Coller                                   Fall Play Director
       Bill Cretaro/Jennifer Smith                    FBLA – Co-Advisors
       Ellen Agnew/Kristan Brinley                    Literacy Magazine – Co-Advisors (Fine Lines)
       Sarah Schiralli/Jolene Bennett                 French Honor Society – Co-Advisors
       Nate Kaercher                                  Jazz Band
       Angela Murphy/Mary Ruthven                     Junior Class – Co-Advisors
       Laurie Kasdorf/Jennifer Smith                  Junior Honor Society – Co-Advisors
       Misty Coller                                   Mock Trial
       Mike Denkenberger/David Baran                  Model UN – Co-Advisors
Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes - Page 5
August 9, 2011


STAFF PERSONNEL (continued)

Co-curricular advisors for the 2011-2012 school year: (continued)

       Name                                        Position
       Greg Shepard/Thomas Hansen                  National Honor Society – Co-Advisors
       Thomas Hansen                               Newspaper Advisor (Bear Facts)
       Matthew Stearns                             Select Choir Director
       TBD                                         Senior Class Advisor
       Christopher Orbesen                         Spring Musical Set Construction Supervisor
       Christopher Orbesen                         Fall Musical Set Construction Supervisor
       Mike Garofalo/Maya Payton                   Sophomore Class – Co-Advisors
       Laurie Kasdorf                              Spring Musical Assistant Director
       Michael Quirk                               Spring Musical Choreographer
       Matthew Stearns                             Spring Musical Director
       Aaron Velardi                               Spring Musical Director (Instrumental)
       Beth Grogan/Alaina Leib                     Student Council – Co-Advisors
       Allison Komanecky/Kristan Brinley           Yearbook – Co-Advisors
       Michael Quirk                               Spring Musical Audio and Lighting
       John Coller                                 Fall Play Audio and Lighting
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

BOARD OF EDUCATION PROCEDURES

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that a donation in the amount of $1,161.00 be accepted from Donna
Bonfardeci for the purchase of an Eno Board at Lake Street Elementary School.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Wehner that an Advance Placement Art Course at the Chittenango High School
be approved for the 2011-2012 school year.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Mayer that the APPR Plan be approved contingent upon the Chittenango
Teachers’ Association Executive Council’s approval.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Cianfrocco that the Treasurer’s Report for June 2011 be accepted.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that the Claims Auditor’s Report for June 2011 be accepted.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Mayer that 360 hamburger rolls be donated to the Town of Sullivan Food
Pantry.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.
Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes - Page 6
August 9, 2011


BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (continued)

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that the attached listing of technology related items be declared surplus
and disposed of in the following manner:
       a. Attempt to be sold at an auction slated for August 30, 2011.
       b. Sent to a certified recycler.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that the attached listing of items be declared surplus and be sold at an
auction that is slated for August 30, 2011.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Cianfrocco that the approval of the attached listing of rental rates be approved.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that the Board President be authorized to sign a Transportation
Contract with OCM BOCES for Special Education Programs that use daytime transportation.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Mayer that the bid for bus parts and supplies for 2011-2012 be approved.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Wehner that the Treasurer’s Reports for June 30, 2011 for the Middle School
Student Activities Accounts be accepted.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Mayer that the Treasurer’s Reports for June 30, 2011 for the High School
Student Activities Accounts be accepted.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

OTHER BUSINESS

Pete Belyea will be stepping down from the Board due to professional commitments. The Board all made very
thankful comments for Pete’s thirteen years of service.

Pat Mason presented the results of the Math & ELA 3-8 results comparatively in the OCM BOCES.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Boswell that the Board adjourn into Executive Session for the discussion of
negotiations and personnel issues.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

The Board went into Executive Session at 7:50 p.m.
Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes - Page 7
August 9, 2011


EXECUTIVE SESSION (continued)

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Zimmer that the Board return from Executive Session.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

The Board returned from Executive Session at 8:50 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Belyea, seconded by Gibbons that the meeting be adjourned.
Yes - 8, No - 0. Motion carried.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:51 p.m.




Certified to be a true excerpt from the minutes of the Board of Education of the Chittenango Central School
District.


Scott P. Mahardy                                                          Date
District Clerk

				
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