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                                            Tuesday, June 5, 2012
                                     Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Irvington Board of Education
          Irvington Union Free School District
          Campus Presentation Room
          40 N. Broadway
          Irvington, New York 10533
          7:30 P.M.
          *7:00 p.m. Anticipated Executive Session


          1. Call to Order

          Subject       1.1 (7:00 p.m.) Anticipated Executive Session. It is anticipated that a motion
                        will be made to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing
                        current litigation.

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      1. Call to Order

          Type          Action

          Recommended   Resolved, that the Board of Education enter into Executive Session for the purpose of
          Action        discussing current litigation.


          Subject       1.2 Reconvene Public Meeting and Pledge of Allegiance

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      1. Call to Order

          Type          Procedural

          2. Acceptance of Agenda

          Subject       2.1 Motion to Accept Agenda

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      2. Acceptance of Agenda

          Type          Action

          Recommended   Resolved, that the Board of Education accept the Agenda as presented.
          Action

          3. Presentations/Discussions

          Subject       3.1 Presentation of 2012-13 IEF Grants

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA




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          Category           3. Presentations/Discussions

          Type               Presentation
          A member of the IEF's Executive Board will present the 2012-13 IEF Grants to the Board of Education.


           File Attachments
                 Copy of IEF Grants 2012-13 - for BOE.pdf (35 KB)




          Subject            3.2 Teachers' and Principals' APPR Recommended Plans

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           3. Presentations/Discussions

          Type               Presentation
          Dr. Raina Kor and Mr. David Sottile will provide a presentation summarizing the Teachers’ APPR plan. Mr.
          Sottile with summarize the Principals' APPR Plan. The plans must be approved by the Board of Education at
          its June 19th meeting and submitted to State Education Department by July 1, 2012.


          Subject            3.3 Facilities Report Card

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           3. Presentations/Discussions

          Type               Information
          Ms. Beverly Miller will provide summary reports as they impact each of the schools and the District’s plans to
          address the items.


           File Attachments
                 5 year plan expense.pdf (69 KB)       School Facilities Report Cards.pdf (161 KB)




          4. Comments From Members of the Community

          Subject            4.1 Procedures for Community Comment on Topics that appear on Agenda

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           4. Comments From Members of the Community

          Type               Information
          Members of the community will be invited to comment or ask questions of the Board on topics that appear
          on the Board of Education agenda. Community members are reminded to direct questions to the President
          of the Board and to limit questions or comments to approximately three minutes.

          5. Consent Agenda

          Subject            5.1 Consent Agenda

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           5. Consent Agenda



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          Type            Action (Consent)

          Recommended     Resolved, that the Board of Education approve the use of the Consent Agenda as
          Action          presented.
          To make more efficient use of meeting time, the Board of Education authorizes the use of a consent agenda
          as a part of the meeting agenda. The President of the Board will ask Board Members to identify agenda
          items that Board Members wish to remove from the consent agenda for further discussion. Such item(s) will
          be removed for such discussion and will be presented in a separate motion.

          6. Business of the Board

          Subject         6.1 Tenure Appointment for English Teacher

          Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category        6. Business of the Board

          Type            Action

          Recommended     BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools the
          Action          Board of Education hereby grants tenure as an English teacher to Kelly Kozak, effective
                          September 1, 2012.


          Subject         6.2 Tenure Appointment for Guidance Counselor

          Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category        6. Business of the Board

          Type            Action

          Recommended     BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools the
          Action          Board of Education hereby grants tenure as a guidance counselor to Andrew Lund,
                          effective September 1, 2012.


          Subject         6.3 Tenure Appointment for Teaching Assistant

          Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category        6. Business of the Board

          Type            Action

          Recommended     BE IT RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools the
          Action          Board of Education hereby grants tenure as a Teaching Assistant to Jamie Uecker,
                          effective September 1, 2012.


          Subject         6.4 Board of Education Meeting Minutes - May 1, 2012

          Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category        6. Business of the Board

          Type            Action (Consent), Minutes

          Recommended     Resolved, that the Board of Education accept the Minutes of the May 1, 2012 Board of
          Action          Education meeting.




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          Subject            6.5 Board of Education Meeting Minutes - May 15, 2012

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent), Minutes

          Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the Minutes of the May 15,
          Action             2012 Board of Education Meeting.


          Subject            6.6 Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes - May 30, 2012

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent), Minutes

          Recommended        Resolved, that the Board of Education accept the Minutes from the May 30, 2012
          Action             Special Meeting.


          Subject            6.7 Adoption of Policy #5330 - Budget Transfers

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent), Policy - Adoption

          Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education adopt Policy #5330 - Budget
          Action             Transfers.

           File Attachments
                 5330 BUDGET TRANSFERS.pdf (189 KB)




          Subject            6.8 Adoption of Policy #8340 Textbook Loan Program

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent), Policy - Adoption

          Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education adopt Policy #8340 Textbook Loan
          Action             Program.

           File Attachments
                 Textbook loan Policy.pdf (59 KB)




          Subject            6.9 1st Read - Bullying, Harassment and Hazing Policy

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA




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          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Information, Policy - 1st Reading
          The Dignity for All Students Act requires that the Public have the opportunity to review and comment on the
          Bullying, Harassment and Hazing Policy prior to the Board's adoption. The Irvington Board of Education will
          adopt the policy at its July 10, 2012 meeting.


           File Attachments
                 Bullying policy 2 to committee.pdf (42 KB)




          Subject            6.10 APPR Litigation

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent)

          Recommended        WHEREAS, the Board of Education hereby deems it necessary to seek judicial review of
          Action             and/or challenge the requirements of the New York State Education Department and
                             New York Commissioner of Education with respect to the Annual Professional
                             Performance Review of teachers and principals; NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,
                             that the Board of Education authorizes its attorneys, Ingerman Smith, LLP, to
                             commence legal action and/or proceedings on a cooperative basis with other
                             educational institutions against the New York State Education Department, the New
                             York State Commissioner of Education and other proper parties, if any.


          Subject            6.11 2012-13 Westchester Putnam School Boards Association Proposed
                             Budget Vote

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent)

          Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve the Westchester Putnam
          Action             School Boards Association's 2012-13 Proposed Budget in the amount of $224,311 and
                             instructs the District Clerk to complete the ballot on their behalf.


          Subject            6.12 2012-13 Westchester Putnam School Boards Association Executive
                             Board Nominees

          Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category           6. Business of the Board

          Type               Action (Consent)




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          Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education cast its vote for the following
          Action        candidates to serve as officers on the WPSBA Executive Board for the 2012-13 school
                        year: President - Kendall Egan (Rye City SD); Vice President - Susan Elion Wollin
                        (Bedford CSD); Vice President - Karen Zevin (Croton-Harmon UFSD);
                        Secretary/Treasurer - Richard Kreps (Carmel CSD). Be It Further Resolved, that the
                        Irvington Board of Education cast its vote for the following candidates with terms
                        expiring in 2015: Louis Conte (Pleasantville UFSD); Douglas Glickert (Peekskill City
                        SD); Abby Mendelsohn (Harrison CSD); Jennifer Rosen (Briarcliff Manor UFSD), and
                        instructs the District Clerk to complete the Ballot on their behalf.


          Subject       6.13 Stipulation of Settlement

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      6. Business of the Board

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   Be It Resolved, that the President of the Board of Education is authorized to enter into
          Action        an Agreement resolving an impartial hearing filed on behalf of student No. 8012255.


          Subject       6.14 Stipulation of Settlement

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      6. Business of the Board

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   Be It Resolved, that the President of the Board of Education is authorized to enter into
          Action        an Agreement resolving an impartial hearing filed on behalf of student No. 8010342.


          Subject       6.15 Stipulation of Settlement

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      6. Business of the Board

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   Be It Resolved, that the President of the Board of Education is authorized to enter into
          Action        an Agreement resolving an impartial hearing filed on behalf of Student No. 80122166.

          7. Curriculum and Instruction

          Subject       7.1 Acceptance of Actions of the CSE/CPSE

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      7. Curriculum and Instruction

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   Resolved, that the Board of Education directs the CSE/CPSE to implement the
          Action        recommendations made on the following meeting dates: 2/14/12; 2/16/12; 3/6/12;
                        3/7/12; 3/12/12; 3/13/12; 3/19/12; 3/22/12; 3/23/12; 3/26/12; 3/27/12; 3/28/12;
                        3/29/12; 4/2/12; 4/3/12; 4/4/12; 4/5/12; 4/18/12; 4/19/12; 4/24/12; 4/27/12;
                        5/2/12 & 5/8/12.




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          On the following pages, Board of Education members will find the CSE/CPSE Recommendations for Board of Education Review with
          Details report which delineates services recommended by the CSE/CPSE Committees for students as referenced by their ID numbers.


          8. Personnel Matters

          Subject             8.1 Request for Leave of Absence

          Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category            8. Personnel Matters

          Type                Action (Consent)

          Recommended         BE IT RESOLVED, that pursuant to Article IV(G) of the collective bargaining agreement
          Action              between the Irvington Administrators’ Association and the Board of Education, the
                              Board of Education hereby grants the request of Dr. Raina Kor for an unpaid leave of
                              absence effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.




          Subject             8.2 Appointment of Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Human
                              Resources

          Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category            8. Personnel Matters

          Type                Action (Consent)

          Recommended         BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education herewith appoints Dr. Raina Kor to serve
          Action              as the District’s Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Human Resources, for a
                              three (3) year probationary period, effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015, at an
                              annual salary not to exceed $180,000 for the 2012/13 school year; and BE IT
                              FURTHER RESOLVED, that said appointment is contingent upon the execution of a
                              mutually acceptable employment agreement between the Board and the Assistant
                              Superintendent for Instruction and Human Resources.


          Subject             8.3 Appointment of Assistant Principal

          Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category            8. Personnel Matters

          Type                Action (Consent)




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          Recommended   RESOLVED, that upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, that Ms.
          Action        Deborah Scherle-Mariniello be appointed to the position of Assistant Principal effective
                        August 15, 2012; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that such appointment be within the
                        Assistant Principal tenure area with a three year probation period beginning August 15,
                        2012 and continuing through August 14, 2015; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that
                        Ms. Scherle-Mariniello will be assigned to Dows Lane School and the High School
                        unless the Superintendent determines that Ms. Scherle-Mariniello shall be transferred
                        to any other position within the Assistant Principal tenure area; and BE IT FURTHER
                        RESOLVED, that Ms. Scherle-Mariniello’s compensation, including fringe benefits and
                        annual salary shall be in accordance with the Agreement between the District and the
                        Irvington Administrators’ Association; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ms.
                        Scherle-Mariniello’s annual salary for the 2012/13 school year shall be $120,000
                        (pro-rated).


          Subject       8.4 Creation of one (1) additional elementary teaching position due to
                        increased kindergarten enrollment

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      8. Personnel Matters

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby creates a 1.0 FTE teaching
          Action        position in the elementary tenure area, effective July 1, 2012.




          Subject       8.5 Recall of ElementaryTeacher on Preferred Eligibility List (PEL)

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      8. Personnel Matters

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that the individual having the most seniority on the Preferred
          Action        Eligibility List in the elementary tenure area, Izabela Swiecka shall be recalled to said
                        position effective July 1, 2012.




          Subject       8.6 Side Letter: Approval of Teacher Voluntarily Assigned to New Teaching
                        Area

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA



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          Category      8. Personnel Matters

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   Be it Resolved, that based on the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools,
          Action        the Board of Education hereby approves a certain side letter between the District, the
                        Irvington Faculty Association and employee # 78 concerning a voluntary assignment to
                        a new tenure area for the 2012-13 school year and authorizes the Inerim
                        Superintendent of Schools to sign the agreement.


          Subject       8.7 Revised Appointment

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      8. Personnel Matters

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
          Action        Schools, the Board of Education hereby revises the appointment of Theresa Hunt from
                        a .8 FTE Middle School Teacher (Home and Careers) to a 1.0 FTE Middle School
                        Teacher (.8 FTE Home and Careers/.2 FTE Study Skills), effective July 1, 2012.




          Subject       8.8 Recall of Mathematics Teacher on Preferred Eligibility List (PEL)

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      8. Personnel Matters

          Type          Action (Consent)

          Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that the individual having the most seniority on the Preferred
          Action        Eligibility List in the mathematics tenure area, Elisha Byers shall be recalled to said
                        position effective July 1, 2012. Elisha Byers – Recalled as a secondary mathematics
                        teacher to be assigned .8 FTE as a math teacher and .2 FTE technology teacher in the
                        Middle School /High School.




          Subject       8.9 Request to Add Teaching Sections for 2012-13 School Year

          Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

          Category      8. Personnel Matters

          Type          Action (Consent)




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           Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that for reasons of economy and efficiency, the Board of Education
           Action        hereby abolishes one (1) (.4) teaching position in the foreign language tenure area
                         (Spanish) effective July 1, 2012; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of
                         Education hereby creates one (1) (.8) teaching position in the foreign language tenure
                         area (Spanish), effective July 1, 2012; and BE IT RESOLVED that the teacher having
                         the most seniority and the necessary certification on the Preferred Eligibility List in the
                         tenure area of foreign language, Victoria Romano, is hereby recalled to said position,
                         effective July 1, 2012.


           Subject       8.10 Retirement Resignation

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      8. Personnel Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action        Schools, the Board of Education hereby accepts the retirement resignation of Gary
                         Raimondo, Physical Education Teacher at Irvington Middle School, effective July 1,
                         2012.


           Subject       8.11 Appointment of Custodian

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      8. Personnel Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action        Schools, the Board of Education hereby appoints Craig Gutman as a Custodian, 40
                         hours per week, probationary, in accordance with Civil Service Rules and Regulations,
                         at an annual salary of $53,856, based on Step 4 of the CSEA Custodial salary
                         schedule, effective July 1, 2012.


           Subject       8.12 Recall of Physical Education Teacher on Preferred Eligibility List (PEL)

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      8. Personnel Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   BE IT RESOLVED, that the individual having the most seniority on the Preferred
           Action        Eligibility List in the physical education tenure area, Brian Agosti shall be recalled to
                         said position effective July 1, 2012.


           Subject       8.13 Confidential Employees Letter Agreements

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      8. Personnel Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)




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           Recommended            Be it Resolved, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools,
           Action                 the Board of Education hereby approves the 2012-13 Letter Agreements for the
                                  Confidential Employees Elaine Cardea, Secretary to Superintendent/District Clerk,
                                  Deborah Centofanti, Secretary to Business Official, Gary Knowles, Director of Facilities,
                                  Lisa Tortora, Personnel Assistant.


           Subject                8.14 Appointment of Long term Substitute Teachers

           Meeting                Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category               8. Personnel Matters

           Type                   Action (Consent)

           Recommended            BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action                 Schools, the Board of Education hereby appoints the following long term substitute
                                  teachers: 1. Barbara Frank – effective May 11, 2012 through June 12, 2012 at $150
                                  per diem. 2. Maureen Duffy – effective May 9, 2012 through June 21, 2012 at $150
                                  per diem.




           Subject                8.15 Appointment of Substitute Teachers

           Meeting                Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category               8. Personnel Matters

           Type                   Action (Consent)

           Recommended            Be it Resolved, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools,
           Action                 the Board of Education hereby appoints the following substitute teachers at a rate of
                                  $85 per diem for the 2011/12 school year:



           1.     Allison Richards
           2.     Lindsay Giacomantonio
           3.     Lisa Hufnagel
           4.     Gabriella Jones
           5.     Louise Elliot



           Subject                8.16 Appointment of Substitute Cleaners

           Meeting                Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category               8. Personnel Matters

           Type                   Action (Consent)

           Recommended            Be it Resolved, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools,
           Action                 the Board of Education hereby appoints the following substitute cleaners at a rate of
                                  $104 per diem for the 2011/12 school year:


           1. Michael Morley



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           2. Jake Billings



           Subject             8.17 Extra Compensation

           Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category            8. Personnel Matters

           Type                Action (Consent)

           Recommended         BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action              Schools, the Board of Education hereby approves payment of $1,400 for the 2011/12
                               school year for the teaching of 1/5 of a 6th period class to Collette Dupre.


           Subject             8.18 Payment for Extracurricular Clubs

           Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category            8. Personnel Matters

           Type                Action (Consent)

           Recommended         BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action              Schools, the Board of Education hereby approves payment for the 2011/12 Middle
                               School Extracurricular Ping-Pong Club to Griffin Murray - split stipend - Group VIII,
                               Step 1 - $409.


           Subject             8.19 Approval of Extra Compensation

           Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category            8. Personnel Matters

           Type                Action (Consent)

           Recommended         BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action              Schools, the Board of Education hereby approves a stipend payment for CSE
                               Chairperson for the 2011/12 school year to:



           1.   Euric Guerrero                    $1,400
           2.   Dalia May                         $1,400
           3.   Cathy Patricola-Vasey             $1,400
           4.   Noreen Sabia                      $1,400
           5.   Susan Schermerhorn                $1,400




           Subject             8.20 Approval of Teachers’ Stipends to Teach Additional Sections Beyond
                               Contract Limits Durring the 2012-13 School Year

           Meeting             Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA




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           Category               8. Personnel Matters

           Type                   Action (Consent)

           Recommended            Be it Resolved, that based on the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of
           Action                 Schools and in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement between the Board
                                  and the Irvington Faculty Association, the Board of Education hereby approves a salary
                                  stipend in connection with an additional teaching assignment for the teachers noted
                                  below for the 2012-13 school year:



                                     stipend of $7,000 for an additional (.2) teaching assignment in the
           Diana Cassidy
                                     technology (7-12) tenure area at the Middle School
                                     stipend of $3,500 for an additional (.1) teaching assignment in the art
           Diana Schmertz
                                     (7-12) tenure area at the Middle School
                                     stipend of $3,500 for additional section (.1) teaching assignment of general
           Marc Spatola
                                     chemistry at the High School



           Subject                8.21 Appointment of Summer Help

           Meeting                Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category               8. Personnel Matters

           Type                   Action (Consent)

           Recommended            BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action                 Schools, the Board of Education hereby appoints the following summer help workers at
                                  a rate of $12/hour effective July 2, 2012:




           1.     Victor Arpi
           2.     Michael Basile
           3.     Jake Billings
           4.     Myron Bryant
           5.     Kevin Daniels
           6.     Joel Hesch
           7.     Michael Morley
           8.     Michael O’Neil




           Subject                8.22 Election Appointments



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           Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category           8. Personnel Matters

           Type               Action (Consent)

           Recommended        BE IT RESOLVED, the based on the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools,
           Action             the Board of Education hereby appoints the following:
           BE IT RESOLVED, the based on the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, the Board of
           Education hereby appoints the following:



           Election Inspectors for the May 15, 2012 Budget Vote and Member Election
           Maximum of 15 hours at the rate of $8.50 per hour to:
           Ms.    Margaret         Baird



           2012-13 Registrars
           Ms.    Connie           Morabito
           Ms.    Carol            Bergen
           Ms.    Fannie           O’Hara, Chief Election Inspector
           Mr.    Frank            Doherty



           Subject            8.23 Step Increments for Custodial and Clerical Staff

           Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category           8. Personnel Matters

           Type               Action (Consent)

           Recommended        BE IT RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of
           Action             Schools, the Board of Education hereby approves (as per district contracts with CSEA
                              Clerical and Custodial Units) the following employees (not on maximum step), to be
                              advanced to the next step as indicated:
           Custodial
           Callas, Nicholas    4
           Clark, Brian        2
           Fazio, Sebastian    3
           Gardineer, Darnell 2
           Holder, Walter      5


           Clerical
           Babic, Veronika          4 Lividini, Christopher     6
           Bereday, Luz Elena       7 Moscatello-Sirico, Doreen 3
           Boehr, Jonathan          3 Orlando, Julie            4
           Brinkerhoff, Stephanie 6 Previdi, Barbara            3
           Duke, Megan              7 Siegel, Susan             1*
           Franciosa, Tina          3 Shepherd, Stephanie       5
           Hartnett, Rose           7 Smerling, Selene          6
           Hevern, Mary             7 Triga, Adrienne           5



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           Indrieri, Marie         6 Venturino, Dale           7
           Kaufman, Mona           6 Zandel, Tanja             2


           *remain on step 1 b/c hire date was May


           Subject           8.24 Approval of 30 Day Reserve

           Meeting           Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category          8. Personnel Matters

           Type              Action (Consent)

           Recommended       Allyson Tempest – Spanish Teacher - MS – (30 Day Reserve) – Effective 6/04/12 -
           Action            6/6/21 (14 days) and 9/28/12-10/22/12 (16 days).

           9. Business Office Matters

           Subject           9.1 Financial Statement and Treasurer's Report

           Meeting           Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category          9. Business Office Matters

           Type              Action (Consent)

           Recommended       Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve the April 2012 Treasurer and
           Action            Financial Report.


           Subject           9.2 Authorization to Commence Legal Action

           Meeting           Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category          9. Business Office Matters

           Type              Action (Consent)

           Recommended       Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education authorize its legal counsel, Ingerman
           Action            Smith, to commence appropriate legal action to recover tuition fees for certain
                             non-resident students.


           Subject           9.3 Transportation Contracts - 2012/13

           Meeting           Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category          9. Business Office Matters

           Type              Action (Consent)

           Recommended       Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education extend the contract between the
           Action            Irvington School District and Quality Bus to provide In-District transportation for
                             2012/13 at the SED approved CPI; and Be It Resolved that the Irvington Board of
                             Education award the contract for Out of District (2012/13) and Summer School (2012)
                             transportation to Montauk Student Transport, LLC as the lowest responsible bidder
                             pending review and approval by our attorneys; and Be It Further Resolved that the
                             Irvington Board of Education extend the contract with Ardsley Bus. LLC to provide
                             transportation for Athletics and Field Trips for 2012/13 at the SED approved CPI.




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           Subject       9.4 Contract for Service for Special Needs Child at a Private School

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve the contract between the
           Action        Irvington School District and the Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD for educational
                         services Irvington student ,ID#3687, for the remainder of the 2011-12 school year
                         and for the 2012-13 school year and authorize the Board President to execute the
                         contract, and Be It Further Resolved, the Board of Education also agrees to pay the
                         Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls UFSD the tuition and maintenance at the rates set by the NYS
                         Education Dept.


           Subject       9.5 Contracts- Service Providers

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve the contract between All
           Action        About Kids and the Irvington School District to provide related services for our special
                         ed students for the 2012/13 school year and authorize the Board President to execute
                         the contract.


           Subject       9.6 Contracts - Health Services

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve a contract, to provide Health
           Action        Services for the 2011-12 school year between the Irvington School District and the
                         Mamaroneck UFSD in the amount of $1096.21, between the Irvington School District
                         and the Rye City School District in the amount of $2415.45, between the Irvington
                         School District and the Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD in the amount of $2044.00, between
                         the Irvington School District and Clarkstown CSD in the amount of $1485.78, and
                         between the Irvington School District and the East Ramapo CSD in the amount of
                         $804.38, and authorize the Board President and Superintendent to execute the
                         contract.


           Subject       9.7 Contracts - Maintenance- District -Wide

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)




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           Recommended      Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve the extension of maintenance
           Action           contracts for the 2012-13 school year between the Irvington School District and
                            Atlantic- Westchester, Inc.(HVAC Service & Maint.), Greenfield Plumbing & Heating
                            (Plumbing), Healy Electric Contract, Inc. (Electrical), Ivkosic Painting (Painting), and
                            Tom Bucci Excavating (Equipment/Materials/Labor) at the current 2011/12 rates.
           As provided by Section 912 of the State Education Law, the Irvington School District is responsible for
           providing health services to Irvington resident students who attend private/parochial schools in other school
           districts.


           Subject          9.8 Contracts - Southern Westchester BOCES - AS-7 Initial contract

           Meeting          Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category         9. Business Office Matters

           Type             Action (Consent)

           Recommended      Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve the AS-7 initial contract for
           Action           2012-13 for educational services between the Irvington School District and Southern
                            Westchester BOCES in the amount of $482, 279 and authorize the Board President to
                            execute the contract.
           The amount of the AS-7 contract for 2012-13 will change as the final services expenses are determined in
           August.


           Subject          9.9 Contracts - Maintenance- District -Wide

           Meeting          Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category         9. Business Office Matters

           Type             Action (Consent)

           Recommended      Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education award the contract for boiler/burner
           Action           inspection & cleaning ,and boiler repair services to Best Climate Control Corp.; award
                            the contract for Door & Locksmith Services to P & M Doors; award the contract for
                            elevator maintenance service to Kone, Inc.; and award the duct cleaning service to
                            Cunningham Duct Cleaning Company.
           The companies are all approved vendors on the Ed-Data 2012/13 Cooperative Time and Material Skilled
           Trade Bid Awards list. The district utilizes this service and the Board has the option of awarding individual
           contracts from the approved list.
           Kone, Inc., P & M Doors and Cunningham Duct Cleaning Company provided services this current school year
           and we are satisfied with their services.


           Subject          9.10 Bid Award of 1996 Chevrolet Truck

           Meeting          Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category         9. Business Office Matters

           Type             Action (Consent)

           Recommended      Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education rescind the bid award to Those Guys
           Action           Landscaping for the sale of the 1996 Chevrolet truck, and BE It Further Resolved that
                            the Irvington Board of Education award the sale of the 1996 Chevrolet truck to the
                            third highest bidder, Peter Fetzer, Jr., at a price of $307.69.




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           Subject            9.11 Bids - Fire Stopping Project

           Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category           9. Business Office Matters

           Type               Action (Consent)

           Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education award the bid for the Fire Stopping
           Action             project at the HS/MS Campus to UAP, Inc, as the lowest responsible bidder, for
                              $228,700 and have LAN Associates (architect) prepare a contract.
           We received three bids for the Fire Stopping project.
           1. UAP, In.   $228,700
           2. S&O Construction Services, Inc.     $285,953
           3. Abbott & Price, Inc.   $248,000


           Subject            9.12 Donations - IEF Grants for 2012-13

           Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category           9. Business Office Matters

           Type               Action (Consent)

           Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the the IEF Grants for the
           Action             2012/13 school year in the amount of $83,677.

            File Attachments
                  IEF Grants 2012-13 - for BOE.pdf (19 KB)




           Subject            9.13 Budget Transfers

           Meeting            Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category           9. Business Office Matters

           Type               Action (Consent)

           Recommended        Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education approve Budget Transfer 2011/12-24
           Action             in the amount of $47,525, Budget Transfer 2011/12-25 in the amount of $25,000,
                              Budget Transfer 2011/12-26 in the amount of $25,486, Budget Transfer 2011/12-27 in
                              the amount of $15,500, Budget Transfer 2011/12-28 in the amount of $19,955 and
                              Budget Transfer 2011/12-29 in the amount of $37,424.
           Budget Transfer 2011/12-24    5/11/12 -Payroll
              Credit A1240-150 (Chief School Adm.-Salary)                       $900 ( Dr. Harrison)
              Debit A1240-160 (C.S.A.-Non-Instruct Salaries)                    $900
              Credit A1620-161-00-0001(Cust. OT-Recreation)                     $392
              Debit A1240-160 (C.S.A. - Non-Instruct Salaries)                  $392
              Credit A1620-163 (Cust/Cleaners- Substitutes)                     $1,248
              Debit A1240-160 (C.S.A. - Non-Instruct. Salaries)                 $1,248
              Credit A2020-150 (Supervision-Instruct. salaries)                 $10,152 (merit pay -new Adm. Contract)
              Debit A1980-400 (MTA payroll tax)                                   $10,152
              Credit A2110-130 (7-12 Instruct. salaries)                          $10,027 (Teach. course reimb./lane
           chg)
              Debit A1980-400 (MTA payroll tax                                     $10,027



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              Credit A2250-150-00-0001 (Spec. Ed. salaries-CSE Chair)             $6,000 ( merit pay - new Adm. Contract)
              Debit A2250-471 (Spec. Ed. Tuition- NYS Public Schs)                $6,000
              Credit A2250-150 (Spec. Ed - Instruct. Salaries)                     $6,826 (Course reimburse & leave
           replace)
              Debit A2250-471 (Spec. Ed. Tuition - NYS Public Schs)               $6,826
              Credit A2250-160 (Spec. Ed - Non-Instruct Salaries)                  $11,980 (Aide went to FT & sub-clerical)
              Debit A2250-471 (Spec. Ed. Tuition - NYS Public Schs)               $11,980
           This transfer is to cover payroll expenses.

           Budget Transfer 2011/12-25
              Credit A1420-400-00-0004 (Legal-Construction)                      $25,000
              Debit A1420-400-00-0006 (Legal-Spec. Ed)                            $25,000
           This transfer is to cover Keane & Beane legal services for Capstone lawsuit.

           Budget Transfer 2011/12-26
              Credit A2250-470 (Spec. Ed.Tuition-Special Schools)                  $25,486
              Debit A2250-471 (Spec. Ed. Tuition - NYS Public Schs)                $25,486
           This transfer is to cover tuition for a special ed. student at the NY Institute for Special Ed.

           Budget Transfer 2011/12-27
              Credit A9901-950 (transfer to Special Aid Fund)                  $15,500
              Debit A2250-471 (Spec. Ed. Tuition - NYS Public Schs)           $15,500
           This transfer is to cover District portion of Handicap Summer 2011 expenses-additional students.

           Budget Transfer 2011/12-28
              Credit A2020-490-40-7000      (Prof. Devel. BOCES)                  $121 (Curriculum Development)
              Debit A2010-490-00-0000       (Curr. BOCES)                          $121
              Credit A2110-490-00-0001      (BOCES-Arts In Ed)                     $19,834 (Arts in Ed Programs)
              Debit A1420-400-00-0006       (Legal-Special Ed.)                    $19,834

           Budget Transfer 2011/12-29      5/25/12 Payroll
              Credit A1040-160 (District Clerk-Salary)                              $300 (Deputy District Clerk Stipend)
              Debit A1060-450 (District Meeting-Supplies)                           $300
              Credit A1240-150 (Chief Sch. Adm. Salary)                            $900 (Dr. Harrison)
              Debit A1240-160 (C.S.A.-Non-Instr. Salaries)                         $900
              Credit A1620-161-00-0001 (Cust. Ot/Recreation)                       $422 (Custodian OT)
              Debit A1620-160-00-0000 (Plant Operation- Salaries)                  $422
              Credit A1620-163 (Cust/Cleaner-Substitutes)                          $832 (Sub-Cleaners)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation - Salaries)                          $832
              Credit A2020-150 (Supervision-Instr. Salaries)                       $4,000 (HS -Asst. Principal)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation - Salaries)                          $4,000
              Credit A2110-127-00-7000 (4-6 Curr. Dev.)                              $106 (Curriculum Work)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation - Salaries)                          $106
              Credit A2110-130 (7-12 Instr. Salaries)                                 $7,375 (6th Period classes)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation - Salaries)                          $7,375
              Credit A2250-150 (Spec. Ed. - Instr. Salaries)                        $15,875 (6th Periods & Leave Replace)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation- Salaries)                           $15,875
              Credit A2250-160 (Spec. Ed - Non-Instr. Salaries)                    $1,329 (Part Time Aides - Extra hours)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation - Salaries)                          $1,329
              Credit A2850-150 (Co- Curricular - Instr. Salaries)                  $6,285 (Club Stipends)
              Debit A1620-160 (Plant Operation - Salaries)                          $6,285




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           Subject       9.14 Donations - PTSA Grants

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the followings grants from the
           Action        PTSA: 1. Art Display Boards Repair at IMS - $900 2. Academic Challenge - Entry fees
                         for tournament - $700


           Subject       9.15 Donations - PTSA

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the donation of $2,000 from
           Action        the PTSA for the Senior Sports Dinner.


           Subject       9.16 Donations- Billy Starr Scholarship Fund

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the donation of $250 from
           Action        David and Kathryn Starr for the Billy Starr Scholarship Fund.


           Subject       9.17 Donations- Larry Corio Scholarship Fund

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the following donations to the
           Action        Larry Corio Scholarship Fund: Marsal Family Foundation - $1000; Harry Lubell, MD &
                         Linda Lubell - $500; Andrew & Georgianna Kerfut - $50; Martin & Joan Deutsch -
                         $100, Scott & Pam Mosenthal - $100;The Speisman Family - $150; Raymond &
                         Theresa Corio - $50; The Estate of Rose E. Corio - $200; and Marian Corio & Suzanne
                         Reed - $500.


           Subject       9.18 Donations-Paul Cocozza Scholarship Fund

           Meeting       Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category      9. Business Office Matters

           Type          Action (Consent)

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the donation of $25 from David
           Action        Maze for the Paul Cocozza Scholarship Fund.



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           Subject         9.19 Donations - Paul Sateriale Memorial Scholarship Fund

           Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category        9. Business Office Matters

           Type            Action (Consent)

           Recommended     Resolved, that the Irvington Board of Education accept the donation to the Paul
           Action          Sateriale Memorial Scholarship Fund from Rita Sateriale in the amount of $1000.

           10. Community Comments and/or Questions

           Subject         10.1 Procedures for Community Comments and/or Questions regarding the
                           School District

           Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category        10. Community Comments and/or Questions

           Type            Information
           Members of the community will be invited to raise question or offer comments on any topic relating to the
           school district. Community members are reminded to direct questions to the President of the Board and to
           limit questions or comments to approximately three minutes.

           11. Board of Education Discussion

           Subject         11.1 The Board of Education will have the opportunity to respond to the
                           community on questions or comments raised in Section 10.

           Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category        11. Board of Education Discussion

           Type            Discussion

           12. Next Public Meeting

           Subject         12.1 Meeting Notification

           Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category        12. Next Public Meeting

           Type            Information
           The next meeting of the Irvington Board of Education will be Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the
           Campus Presentation Room.

           A reception for Retirees and Tenure Candidates will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Campus Library preceding
           the Board of Education meeting.

           13. Motion to Adjourn

           Subject         13.1 Motion to Adjourn

           Meeting         Jun 5, 2012 - Regular Meeting - AMENDED AGENDA

           Category        13. Motion to Adjourn




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           Type          Action

           Recommended   Resolved, that the Board of Education adjourn the June 5, 2012 Board of Education
           Action        Meeting.




           Irvington Union Free School District Board of Education agenda. For more information please
           contact the district at 914.591.8500.




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