MATTITUCK-CUTCHOGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION Gerard Diffley, President Charles Anderson, Vice President

Douglas Cooper, Trustee William Gatz, Trustee 385 Depot Lane, Cutchogue, NY 11935 Sarah Hassildine, Trustee James F. McKenna, Superintendent of Schools Laura Jens-Smith, Trustee Jeffrey Smith, Trustee MISSION STATEMENT The Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District is dedicated to providing a welcoming and safe environment where diversity, interdependence and self-discovery are valued. Educators, students, families, and community members work together creating a dynamic, flexible, and engaging learning process to:

Nurture individuals’ passion for life and learning Foster collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking Encourage a range of perspectives Promote and practice personal integrity
As a result, students develop academic excellence, confidence, and resiliency to face future challenges in order to contribute to and inspire positive change in the local and global community.

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Minutes of October 17, 2013 and Minutes of Special Meeting of October 29, 2013 Copies provided to Board of Financial and Treasurer Reports and approval of September 2013 Claims Audit Report from R.S. Abrams & Co., LLP. Audience and Communications During this time, the President of the Board will recognize you to speak. Please state your name, residence and agenda topic you wish to address. You will have 3 minutes to speak. There will be no audience participation once the Board commences new business until the end of the meeting. Information Items a. Student Presentations-Terrence McKinney (Student Author), Library Advisory Board (Cutchogue East) b. Superintendent’s Report c. Engage NY Portal – Administrators d. Mr. Robert Scott, Chairman of Southold Town Board of Assessors – Superstorm Sandy Assessment Relief e. Board of Education Committee Reports Audit – William Gatz Buildings, Safety, and Grounds – Douglas Cooper Curriculum and Health – Laura Jens-Smith Negotiations – Gerard Diffley Personnel – Gerard Diffley Policy and Legislative Outreach - Jeffrey Smith – 1st reading of policies: 4321 Programs for students with Disabilities, 4321.15 Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities , 5153 Student Assignment to Schools and Classes, 9420 Building Principal and Classroom Teacher Evaluation , 9421 Evaluation of Staff Technology – Sarah Hassildine

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA 5. New Business Donation a. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to accept a donation of three (3) Redbud Trees from Southold Town Tree Committee for Cutchogue East Elementary School. Personnel a. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to remove a 10% special education stipend from teacher assistant Darlene Folkes effective November 12, 2013. b. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve a 10% special education stipend for teacher assistant Steven Powers effective November 4, 2013. c. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve Steven Powers for additional hours as needed to support a student during after school activities effective November 12, 2013. d. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve Gretchen Chapman as a teacher’s aide effective December 2, 2013. e. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve the following substitutes for the 2013-2014 school year: • Lorraine Florsz-Zito - teacher assistant • Dan Brisotti – teacher (previously approved as a teacher assistant) • Monique Cutone – teacher • Lisa Novicki – teacher • Christine Flatley – teacher assistant/clerical • Genevieve Woessner – teacher assistant • Andrea Fisher – teacher effective November 1, 2013 f. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to rescind the appointment of junior high cheering coach for Brittany Letteriello effective November 12, 2013.

g. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve TBD as coach for girl’s junior high volleyball for 2013-2014 school year. h. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve TBD as coach for boy’s junior high basketball for the 20132014 school year.

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA Resolutions a. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve the following resolution: WHEREAS, as a result of Superstorm Sandy, Chapter 424 of the Laws of 2013, titled Superstorm Sandy Assessment Relief Act, was enacted on October 22, 2013; and WHEREAS, the Board of Education seeks to provide for the assessment relief set forth in said legislation; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby elects to adopt the provisions set forth in Chapter 424 of the Laws of 2013 so as to provide said assessment relief, including the provisions of Section 4(a)(i) through (iv) of said legislation, subject to and contingent upon the Southold Town and Riverhead Town adoption of a similar resolution electing to provide said relief in accordance with said legislation; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education hereby encourages the Southold Town and Riverhead Town to take timely action concerning the provisions of Chapter 424. b. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve the following resolution: BOND RESOLUTION At a regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District, Suffolk County, New York, held at the Junior-Senior High School, in Mattituck, New York in said School District, on the 21st day of November 2013, at 7:30 P.M., Prevailing Time. The meeting was called to order by _______________________________________, and upon roll being called, the following were PRESENT:

ABSENT:

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA The following resolution was offered by ___________________________________ who moved its adoption, seconded by _____________________________, to-wit: BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 21, 2013. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MATTITUCK-CUTCHOGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE TRACK AT THE JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND OF VARIOUS SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $925,000 BONDS OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY COSTS THEREFORE. WHEREAS, on October 29, 2013, the qualified voters of the Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District approved a proposition authorizing the reconstruction of the track at the Junior-Senior High School and reconstruction of various School District buildings for asbestos abatement, including incidental improvements, equipment and expenses in connection therewith, at a maximum estimated cost of $925,000; and WHEREAS, such project has been determined to be a "Type II Action" as defined under the regulations of the State Environmental Quality Review Act promulgated pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act the implementation of which such regulations provide, will not have a significant adverse impact upon the environment; and WHEREAS, it is now desired to authorize the financing thereof, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the affirmative vote of not less than two-thirds of the total voting strength of the Board of Education of the Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District, Suffolk County, New York, as follows: Section 1. The reconstruction of the track at the Junior-Senior High School and the

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA improvements, equipment and expenses in connection therewith, in and for the MattituckCutchogue Union Free School District, Suffolk County, New York, is hereby authorized at a maximum estimated cost of $925,000. Section 2. The plan for the financing of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes

shall be by the issuance of not to exceed $925,000 bonds of said School District hereby authorized to be issued therefore, pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 3. It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of said

class of objects or purposes is 30 years, pursuant to subdivision 97 of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law as a "school construction project" as defined therein. Section 4. The faith and credit of said Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School

District, Suffolk County, New York, are hereby irrevocably pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same respectively become due and payable. An annual appropriation shall be made in each year sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds becoming due and payable in such year. There shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said School District, a tax sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due and payable. Section 5. Subject to the provisions of the Local Finance Law, the power to

authorize the issuance of and to sell bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance and sale of the bonds herein authorized, including renewals of such notes, is hereby delegated to the President of the Board of Education, the chief fiscal officer. Such notes shall be of such terms, form and contents, and shall be sold in such manner, as may be prescribed by said President of the Board of Education, consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 6. All other matters except as provided herein relating to the bonds herein

authorized including the date, denominations, maturities and interest payment dates, within the 5

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue bonds with substantially level or declining annual debt service, shall be determined by the President of the Board of Education, the chief fiscal officer of such School District. Such bonds shall contain substantially the recital of validity clause provided for in Section 52.00 of the Local Finance Law, and shall otherwise be in such form and contain such recitals, in addition to those required by Section 51.00 of the Local Finance Law, as the President of the Board of Education shall determine consistent with the provisions of the Local Finance Law. Section 7. only if: 1) Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said School District is not authorized to expend money, or 2) The provisions of law which should be complied with at the date of publication of this resolution are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication, or 3) Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution. This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested

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of Treasury Regulations Section 1.150-2. Other than as specified in this resolution, no monies are, or are reasonably expected to be, reserved, allocated on a long-term basis, or otherwise set aside with respect to the permanent funding of the object or purpose described herein. Section 9. This resolution, which takes effect immediately, shall be published in

summary form in the official newspaper of said School District for such purpose, together with

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA a notice of the School District Clerk substantially in the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law. The question of the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly put to a vote on roll call, which resulted as follows: _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ _____________________________________ VOTING ___________ The resolution was thereupon declared duly adopted. c. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve the Mattituck-Cutchogue UFSD Legal Notice of Estoppel as follows: The bond resolution, a summary of which is published herewith, has been adopted on November 21, 2013, and the validity of the obligations authorized by such resolution may be hereafter contested only if such obligations were authorized for an object or purpose for which the Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District, Suffolk County, New York, is not authorized to expend money, or if the provisions of law which should have been complied with as of the date of publication of this notice were not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity is commenced within twenty days after the date of publication of this notice, or such obligations were authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution. Such resolution was adopted after approval of a proposition at the Special School District Meeting duly called held and conducted on October 29, 2013.

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REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING NOVEMBER 21, 2013 7:30 PM AGENDA A complete copy of the resolution summarized herewith is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Office of the School District Clerk for a period of twenty days from the date of publication of this Notice. Dated: Cutchogue, New York November 21, 2013. Catherine Gilliard School District Clerk BOND RESOLUTION DATED NOVEMBER 21, 2013. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MATTITUCK-CUTCHOGUE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE TRACK AT THE JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND OF VARIOUS SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS, AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $925,000 BONDS OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PAY COSTS THEREFORE. Class of objects or purposes: Period of probable usefulness: Maximum estimated cost: SEQRA Status: Reconstruction of the track at the Jr.-Sr. High School and various school district buildings. 30 years. $925,000 Type II Action.

Maximum Amount of obligations to be issued: $925,000 bonds.

d. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve a 2013-2014 general fund budget transfer in the amount of $99,820.00. e. Resolved a motion by ________ seconded by ________ upon the recommendation of the Superintendent to approve the actions of the CSE, Preschool, and 504 in accordance with the minutes. 6. Audience and Communications (other than agenda items) You will be called upon by the Board President. Once again state your name, residence and topic. You will be allowed 3 minutes to speak. However, the Board will not take action on items not on the agenda. Adjourn

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