REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
7:00 p.m., Room 101
AGENDA
1.

Pledge of Allegiance

2.

Questions/comments on any agenda item
ACTION ITEMS

3.

Approval of the minutes of the following meeting: AI# 3
August 21, 2013

4.

Approval of the following financial reports and the remaining financial reports for
July, 2013: AI# 4
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.

Budget, Revenue Status Report, Trial Balance
Petty Cash
Treasurer’s Report
Warrants; Claims
Audit Trail
Budget Transfer Report
Cash Flow
Accounts Receivable

5.

Hear a detailed report from Mr. Skuggevik and Mr. Tsaveras on student attendance, regents’
results, AP scores, and Common Core.

6.

Hear an update from the Superintendent on the track, solar, playground, etc.

7.

The Superintendent recommends accepting the resignation of the District Clerk, Marion Hughes,
effective September 6, 2013. AI# 7

8.

The Superintendent recommends appointing Ms. Jill Chichotky as Account Clerk, effective
September 23, 2013 at a yearly salary of $34,125. AI# 8

9.

The Superintendent recommends appointing Ms. Jessie-Lynn Kemp as the District Data
Coordinator/District Clerk effective September 16, 2013, at a yearly salary of $34,125. AI# 9

10.

The Superintendent recommends approving the eighth grade trip to Channel 12 News and the
county fair in April, 2014 (this item was tabled pending an explanation by Mrs. Taylor). AI# 10

11.

The Superintendent recommends approving Mrs. Mindy Viggiano’s application for salary
adjustment for approved courses of study to Step 8 M15 (Step 9 M15 on 3/1/14) at a total
entitlement of $67,271, effective September 1, 2013. AI# 11

12.

The Superintendent recommends approving Mrs. Rosanne Gianmugnai’s application for salary
adjustment for approved courses of study to Step 11 M+60 at a salary of $78,921 effective
September 1, 2013. AI# 12

13.

The Superintendent recommends approving an increase to the adult lunch price to $3.36, plus tax,
with no increase to the student lunch price. AI# 13

14.

The Superintendent recommends assigning a NYSSBA voting delegate. AI#14

15.

The Superintendent recommends approving the following extra-curricular assignments for the
2013-2014 school year:
Christine Aviles-Nott
Maria Troise
Diane Peterson

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Mentor
GUFSD Website
Claims Auditor

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$1,145
$2,080
$500

16.

The Superintendent wishes to extend a “thank you” to GEMO Soccer Club for the $3,000
donation to be used for the track program. AI# 16

17.

The Superintendent recommends approving the following courses of study for salary
advancement: AI# 17

Name
Stacy
Woodhull

Credits
Course #
3 in-service
F1304006

University
SCOPE

Erika Cabral

3 in-service

Rosetta Stone

Title/Brief Desc
Dates
Creative ways to teach 9/30-11/25
kids to make inferences
with the common core
Rosetta Stone
7/1/13-7/1/14
Spanish

18.

The Superintendent recommends accepting the $65,000 general purpose grant-in-aid from Senator
LaValle, and increasing the revenue and appropriation budgets. AI# 18

19.

The Superintendent recommends changing the October 16 th, 2013 BOE meeting to October 10th,
2013.

20.

The Superintendent recommends approving the Junior class and Senior class Holey Moses
Cheesecake and Pie fundraiser for the 2013-2014 school year. AI# 20
INFORMATION ITEMS

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Copy of Student Handbook
Secondary School master schedule
Secondary School duty schedule
EXECUTIVE SESSION

Employment history of a particular person(s) and an item of potential litigation
Sincerely yours,

Michael Comanda
Superintendent of Schools

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