Carle Place Union Free School District

Board of Education MEETING

 

Minutes

 

The Board of Education of the Carle Place Union Free School District met for a Business Meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

 

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting began in the Office of the Superintendent and was called to order by President LoCurto at 7:04 PM.

 

Pledge:  President LoCurto

 

At 7:05 PM Vice President Zaino made a motion to enter executive session to discuss negotiations, seconded by Trustee Bulzomi. Motion adopted 4-0.

 

At 8:04 PM Trustee Bulzomi made a motion to return to public session in the North Cafeteria, seconded by Vice President Zaino. Motion adopted 4-0.

 

At 8:09 PM President LoCurto called the meeting to order in the North Cafeteria.

 

Pledge: Trustee Bulzomi                                                                        Prayer: Trustee DiFrisco

 

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Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Joseph LoCurto

President

Present

 

Lawrence F Zaino Jr.

Vice President

Present

 

John DiFrisco

Trustee

Present

 

Anthony Bulzomi

Trustee

Present

 

David Flatley

Superintendent of Schools

Present

 

Anthony Cedrone

Asst. Superintendent for Business

Present

 

Eileen Fredericks

Asst. Superintendent for Instruction and Personnel

Absent

 

Philip Molnar

Asst. Superintendent for Special Education and PPS

Absent

 

Susan Eliasoph

District Clerk

Present

 

Richard Guercio

Attorney

Present

 

Eric Levine

Attorney

Present

 

 

STAFF:              Richard Greenberg

 

RESIDENT/

GUESTS:                Andy Acierno                                                                      Val Ferolie

                            Alyssa Acierno                                                        Rose Norman

 

COMMENTS

PRESIDENT LOCURTO

President LoCurto and the Board congratulated Ms. Alyssa Acierno on her appointment as Leave Replacement teacher and wished her the best of luck.  President LoCurto reminded everyone that the Budget Review meetings will start after the holidays.  The first Budget Review meeting will be January 25th .

 

SUPERINTENDENT

Mr. Flatley added that Ms. Mairin Ryan was also appointed tonight as a Leave Replacement teacher.  He is thrilled that she is coming back.  She had worked previously at Rushmore Ave for many years.   

 

VISITORS COMMENTS

NONE

SECOND READING OF POLICY

Second Reading of Policy No. 3280 – Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

Before a vote was taken on the consent agenda, Vice President Zaino made a motion to remove Alyssa Acierno from Agenda item 1.2 to be voted upon separately, seconded by Trustee DiFrisco. Motion adopted 4-0.

RESULT:              ADOPTED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Lawrence F Zaino Jr., Vice President

SECONDER:              John DiFrisco, Trustee

AYES:              President LoCurto, Vice President Zaino Jr., Trustee DiFrisco, Trustee Bulzomi

1.              Personnel

1.1              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education accepts the following non-instructional resignation:

Andrea Bergaglio;  Teacher Aide/Special Education/ABA Aide/CL;  effective 1/1/18

BE IT FURTHERMORE RESOLVED: that the Board of Education accepts the following conditional non-instructional resignation:

Cathleen OswaldFood Service Worker/RU;  effective 11/30/17

1.2              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the following instructional appointments:

Mairin Ryan;  Elementary Leave Replacement Teacher/RU;  per Teachers’ contract;  effective 1/22/18 through date to be determined

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER 2017 – 2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Effective December 1, 2017, the following individual has been recommended as a substitute teacher for the 2017 - 2018 school year:

Amanda Papa

Note: Required documentation and fingerprint clearance is on file for the above-listed individuals.

1.3              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the following non-instructional change of status appointment:

Cathleen Oswald;  Teacher Aide/Kindergarten Aide/CL;  per teacher aide contract;  effective 12/1/17

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the above appointment is subject to and contingent upon approval by the Nassau County Civil Service Commission.

1.4              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the following After School Homework Center / ENL Homework Support Program non-instructional appointment at the Cherry Lane School (1 hour / 3 days / week – total of 90 hours):

Tara Love;  Teacher Aide;  effective 12/1/17 through 5/31/18

2.              Budget Transfers

2.1              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves budget transfer(s) 1749 totaling $9,773.79, for the reason(s) and between the budget codes as detailed below.

BT#

Date

Account

Detail Description

From

To

1749

11/13/2017

To transfer phone system maintenance and support fees to BOCES code.

 

 

1749

11/13/2017

A 2630.400-90

TECHNOLOGY OTHER EXPENSES-DISTRICT

$  9,773.79

$      -  

1749

11/13/2017

A 2630.490-90-0010

BOCES-BO TIE CONNECTIVITY

$      -  

$  9,773.79

 

 

 

Total

$  9,773.79

$  9,773.79

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Total

$  9,773.79

$  9,773.79

3.              Advisory Audit Committee to Assist the Board of Education

3.1              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education establishes an audit committee to assist the Board of Education in the oversight of both the internal and external audit functions.  The requirement to create the audit committee was established by Education Law §2116-c.  According to §2116(4), the role of an audit committee shall be advisory, and, pursuant to the Charter created by the Board of Education on file, any recommendations it provides to the Board shall not be substituted for any required review and acceptance by the Board of Education.

The following members are hereby appointed to the Advisory Audit Committee to serve a term of membership of one year, from December 13, 2017 through December 12, 2018:

John DiFrisco
Michael Going
Lawrence F. Zaino, Jr.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that any member of the Board of Education who is not a member of the audit committee, may attend any meetings of the audit committee as authorized by this resolution.

4.              Disposal of Gas Range

4.1              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the disposal of a gas range (Asset #003056) that is no longer operational.

5.              Adoption of Policy No. 3280 – Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment

5.1              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the adoption of Policy Number 3280 entitled Use of School Facilities, Materials and Equipment as per the attached.

6.              Stipulation of Settlement and Release - Confidential Schedule "A"

6.1              BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education hereby approves the Stipulation of Settlement and Release (“Stipulation”) regarding the Employee identified on the attached Confidential Schedule “A”, and hereby authorizes the President of the Board of Education to execute said Stipulation on behalf of the Board.

7.              Stipulation of Settlement and Release - Confidential Schedule "B"

7.1              BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education hereby approves the Stipulation of Settlement and Release (“Stipulation”) regarding the Parents identified on the attached Confidential Schedule “B”, and hereby authorizes the President of the Board of Education to execute said Stipulation on behalf of the Board.

8.              Consultant Services Agreement

8.1              RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the consultant services agreement with Bilinguals, Inc. dba Achieve Beyond  and the Carle Place Union Free School District from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 as per attached, and authorizes the Board of Education President to execute same.

End of Consent Agenda

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PERSONNEL

RESOLVED: that the Board of Education approves the following instructional appointment:

 

Alyssa Acierno;  Secondary Italian/Spanish Leave Replacement Teacher/MS-HS;  per Teachers’ contract;  effective 1/16/18 through 6/22/18

 

Note: Required documentation and fingerprint clearance is on file for the above-listed individual.

 

 

Trustee Zaino made a motion to approve the above instructional appointment, seconded by Trustee DiFrisco. Motion adopted 3-0-1.  Trustee Bulzomi abstained.

VISITORS COMMENTS

Val Ferolie

ADJOURNMENT

At 8:15 PM Trustee Zaino made a motion to enter executive session to discuss negotiations, seconded by Trustee Bulzomi. Motion adopted 4-0.

At 10:05 PM Vice President Zaino made a motion to return to public session, seconded by Trustee DiFrisco. Motion adopted 4-0.

At 10:06 PM Vice President Zaino made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Trustee DiFrisco. Motion adopted 4-0.