OYSTERPONDS U.F.S.D.

IN ORIENT
23405 MAIN ROAD
ORIENT NY 11957
Telephone

631 323-2410

Website: www.oysterponds.org

Board of Education

OYSTERPONDS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT IN ORIENT
BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
June 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS
Janice Caufield
Krista de Kerillis
Jeffrey Demarest
Linda Goldsmith
Alison Lyne
Thomas Stevenson
Dorothy-Dean Thomas

ELECTED
2014
2012
2014
2012
2013
2013
2013

TERM EXPIRES
June 30, 2014
June 30, 2015
June 30, 2014
June 30, 2015
June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
PRESIDENT’S REMARKS: Presentation to Ms. Oona Haaranen-Schoor
CONSENT ITEMS
Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education approves the
following items for consent:
• Approval of Minutes from the Budget Hearing and Regular Meeting of May 6, 2014
• Approval of Minutes from Annual Meeting: Budget Vote/ Board of Education Election of May 20,
2014
• Approval of Bill Payments for the period May 1, 2014 to May 30, 2014
Warrant # 22 (“A” Fund): $261,754.97
Warrant # 9 (“C” Fund): $134.75
Total Warrants: $261,889.72
• Approval of Appropriation Status Report for May 2014 – Total Expenditures to date: $4,419,272.45
• Approval of Revenue Status Report for the month of May 2014 – Earned to date: $5,401,518,86
• Approval of Financial (Treasurer’s) Report for the month of May 2014 - Cash Balance:
$1,030,087.97
• Cash Flow Summary – May 2014

CONSENT: _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain

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INFORMATION ITEMS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS:
• Correspondence and Communication: FML vote date letter; Thank you from 6th grade
• PTA Report
• Principal/Superintendent Reports:
Review of First Year of School Re-organization
• Greenport Board of Education Updates
April Meeting – Update from Ms. Goldsmith
May Meeting - Ms. Caufield
June 18, 2014 – Mr. Stevenson to attend
OLD BUSINESS:
Audience & 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.
The total time allotted for audience commentary will be 20 minutes. All speakers are to conduct themselves in
a civil and courteous manner. There will be no audience participation once the Board commences with board
resolutions until the end of the meeting. (Remarks of a personal nature will not be permitted)
BOARD RESOLUTIONS:
The Board President will call for the following motions:
1. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, that the Board of Education authorizes the excessing of the
following list of equipment/furniture:
-

Dell Laptop Computer, Latitude D630 (Asset Tag 20130095)
Dell Laptop Computer, Latitude D630 (Asset Tag 20130106)
Dell Laptop Computer, Latitude D630 (Asset Tag 20130079)
Dell Laptop Computer, Latitude D630 (Asset Tag 20130112)
Oki Laser Printer, CX2731MFP (Asset Tag 20130063)
Dell Desktop Computer, GX520 (Asset Tag 20130119)

_____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
2. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, that the Board of Education authorizes Beatty Harvey Coco
Architects, LLP to publically advertise in the June 12, 2014 edition of the Suffolk Times to re-bid the
revised Windows Replacement project. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
3. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes the renewal of the service
agreement between Oysterponds Union Free School District in Orient and the OMNI Group for services of
third party administrator for the Oysterponds 403(b) plans for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at
a cost of $320.00. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
4. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, that the Board of Education authorizes a contract between
Oysterponds Union Free School District and Center Moriches Union Free School District for
services provided to two (2) students, case #053350001 & #053350002, of the Oysterponds School
District for the period July 7, 2014 to August 15, 2014 at an estimated summer tuition cost of
$6,588.00 per student. ____ Yes; ____ No; ____ Abstain
5. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between
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Oysterponds Union Free School District and Complete Rehabilitation for Occupational Therapy, Physical
Therapy and Speech Therapy services provided to students of the Oysterponds School District for the
period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at the following rates: $45 (30 minute individual session), $35 (30
minute group session), $200 (Initial Assessment/per evaluation). _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
6. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between
Oysterponds Union Free School District and Margaret A. Flood, Speech Language Pathologist, for related
services provided to one (1) student, case #053350002, for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at a cost
not to exceed of $6,000.00. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
7. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between Melissa
Paladino of Behavioral Support Center, LLC and Oysterponds School District for behavorial consultation
services to students of the District for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at a rate of $110.00 per
hour, not to exceed $10,000. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
8. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between Harmon
Cohen, Ph.D. and Oysterponds School District for Special Education consultant services, on an as needed
basis, for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at a cost of $800.00 per day, not to exceed 12 days.
____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
9. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between Karen
Lund and Oysterponds Union Free School District for curriculum development consultation services for
the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at a cost of $500.00 per day for a total of 25 days. Total cost not
to exceed $12,500. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
10. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between
Oysterponds Union Free School District and Middlebury Interactive Languages for online Spanish
language services and products to be provided to students of the Oysterponds School District at a cost not
to exceed $1,500.00. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
11. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between
Oysterponds Union Free School District and eChalk Inc. for website services and support to be provided
to the Oysterponds School District for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 at a cost of $3,085.00.
_____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
12. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract between
Oysterponds Union Free School District and Eastern Suffolk BOCES for shared services to be provided to
the Oysterponds School District for 2014-2015 school year at a cost of $205,568.50. _____ Yes; _____ No;
_____ Abstain
13. Resolved a motion by __________seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract extension between
Oysterponds Union Free School District and Sunrise Busses, Inc. for the period July 7, 2014 to
August 15, 2014 for the following summer transportation services (no increase over last year’s costs):
A. Van & Monitor to Cutchogue East Elementary School for (1) Oysterponds student (#080900001)
in the amount of $4,746.72
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B. Van & Monitor to Center Moriches School for (2) Oysterponds students (#053350001 &
#053350002) in the amount of $8,410.00
_____ Yes; ______ No; _____ Abstain

14. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, authorizes a contract extension between
Oysterponds School District and Montauk Bus LLC for transportation to and from Center Moriches
School District for two (2) Oysterponds students (#053350001 & #053350002) for the period September 3,
2014 to June 30, 2015 at a cost not to exceed $70,136 (based on prevailing CPI as published on 6/17/14
with a cap of 2%). _____ Yes; ______ No; _____ Abstain
15. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, approves a Summer Enrichment & RTI
Program, “Colonial Life Camp” to be held at the Oysterponds School for the period June 30, 2014 to
August 1, 2014. The program will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Monday to Friday. The cost of the
program will be funded from Oysterponds School funds and parent tuition. The Summer Program is
open to all interested students who will enter Kindergarten to Sixth Grade in September 2014. The cost
will be $350.00 per child, $275.00 for each additional child in family. ____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
16. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, approves the following staff members and
salaries for the Oysterponds Summer RTI Program & Summer Recreational Program beginning June 30,
2014 to August 1, 2014
Joanne Simicich
Julianne Eyester
Brittany Knote
Jennifer Wissemann
Laurie Sanders
Heather Gabel

Teacher
Special Education Teacher
Teacher
Recreation Teacher
Special Education T.A.
Teacher Aide

$56.00/hr.
$56.00/hr.
$56.00/hr.
$30.00/hr.
$23.00/hr.
$12.00/hr.

_____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
17. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, appoints Ms. Jeanne Kiernan as Speech
Remediation Teacher to one (1) Oysterponds students (#101870000 & #) for the period July 1, 2014
to August 8, 2014 at a cost of $56.00/hour for a total of 12 hours. Services are required as outlined in
the student’s IEP. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
18. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, that the Board of Education approves the following course
work for Ms. Julianne Eyester:
- Making Math Interactive @ New York Center for Teacher Development 7/2/14 to 7/22/14
(3 In-Service Credits)
_____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
19. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ upon the recommendation of the
Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, that the Board of Education approves the following course
work for Ms. Suzanne Cluff:
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- AutismSpectrum Disorders: Understanding & Management in the Classroom @ New York Center
for Teacher Development 7/2/14 to 7/22/14 (3 In-Service Credits)
- Blended Learning Environments for Common Core Classrooms @ New York Center for Teacher
Development 7/23/14 to 8/12/14 (3 Graduate Credits)
- Using Free Google Tools to Facilitate Classroom Instruction, Collaboration, & Instructor Time
Management @ New York Center for Teacher Development 6/4/14 to 7/8/14 (3 In-Service Credits)
_____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain

20. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone adds Bryan Knipfing to the 2013/2014
teacher substitute list. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain

21. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, approves the following appointment of
non-instructional staff, for the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 with each staff member listed
receiving a 1.5% increase in salary:
Custodial Worker II
Custodial Worker I
Clerk Typist
Special Ed. Secretary
Teacher Aide
School Nurse Teacher
Internal Claims Auditor

Michael Bogden
David Juzapavicus*
Ann Hulsmann
Christine Schultz
Heather Gabel*
Amy Bennett
Amy Bennett

*These employees will also receive a one-time payment of $1,000 each.
_____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
22. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, recalls Ms. Brittany Knote to her
probationary position in the area of Elementary Education Teacher, teaching AIS Math/Instructional
Technology at an M Step 3 salary, effective 9/2/14. Salary and benefits are based on the current teacher’s
contract. Tenure track 9/4/2016. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
23. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, appoints Ms. Laurie Sanders to the
position of full-time Teacher Assistant for a special education student at an annual salary of $28,000,
effective 9/2/2014. Salary and benefits are based on the current teacher assistant’s contract. _____ Yes;
_____ No; _____ Abstain
24. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, approve the special assignment of Ms.
Susan Poveromo as Elementary Enrichment Teacher for the 2014/2015 school year. _____ Yes; _____
No; _____ Abstain
25. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, approves the Special Education
Committee Meeting recommendations, as attached. _____ Yes; _____ No; _____ Abstain
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26. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, accepts the generous donation of $250.00
from Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Demarest to be donated towards the Oysterponds Music Department.
_____ Yes; ______ No; _____ Abstain
27. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, accepts a contribution from the Orient
Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary in the amount of $100.00 to be donated towards the 6th grade
graduation. _____ Yes; ______ No; _____ Abstain
28. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, accepts a contribution from the East
Marion Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary in the amount of $50.00 to be donated towards the 6 th grade
graduation. _____ Yes; ______ No; _____ Abstain
29. Resolved a motion by __________ seconded by __________ that the Board of Education, upon the
recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Malone, accepts the following generous donations
to be applied to the Oysterponds 2014 Summer Program:
Carolina F. Zapf
Darien G. Leung
Dr. & Mrs. Michael Tinkler
Jesse & Elizabeth Gordon
Edward & Janice Caufield
David Hite Potter

$100.00
$100.00
$100.00
$300.00
$100.00
$100.00

_____ Yes; ______ No; _____ Abstain
30. Resolved a motion by_________ seconded by__________ that the Board of Education establishes
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 as the annual vote date for the 2015 Floyd Memorial Library Budget and
the authorize the District Clerk to publish a legal notice in the Suffolk Times.
______Yes; _____No; _____Abstain

NEW BUSINESS:
DISCUSSION ITEMS:
Audience & 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) three minutes to
speak. The total time allotted for audience commentary will be 20 minutes. However, the Board will not
take action on items not on the agenda. (Remarks of a personal nature will not be permitted)
ADJOURNMENT
Upcoming Events:
3rd Trimester Ends/Field Day – Friday, June 20, 2014
Kindergarten Graduation/6th Grade Graduation/Early Dismissal – Monday, June 23, 2014
Special Meeting – Executive Session – Tuesday, June 24, 2014 @ 6:30 PM
Last Day of School for Students/Early Dismissal/Report Cards – Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Superintendent’s Conference Day – Wednesday, June 25, 26, 2014
Greenport High School Graduation – Sunday, June 29, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
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BOE Re-organizational Meeting and Regular Meeting – Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

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