November 21, 2019

  • BOARD OF EDUCATION
    WATERFORD-HALFMOON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


    REGULAR MEETING - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019
    7:00PM - LIBRARY



    PUBLIC HEARING
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Comments from residents and staff regarding items on this evening’s action agenda
    Comments from Administration
  • First Reading Policy #7110 Comprehensive Student Attendance

First Reading Policy #7221 Participation in Graduation Ceremonies and Activities

ACTION
Minutes of the November 7, 2019 Board of Education Meeting
Treasurer’s Report ending October 31, 2019
Student Funds ending October 31, 2019
Warrants
General Fund #31 for $48,059.79

New Business

Recommend the Board approve the following resolution:

WHEREAS, by resolution dated May 4, 2017, the Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District (“District”) approved the sharing of defense costs with the Town of Waterford (“Town”) in certain tax certiorari cases filed by Momentive Performance Materials (“Momentive”), seeking a reduction in their assessed value, and

WHEREAS, actions are still pending and are being defended by the Town; and

WHEREAS, the Town has requested that the District continue to share in the costs and benefits of joint representation,

NOW, THEREFORE, the District hereby RESOLVES THAT:
The Superintendent of School is authorized to contribute and pay up to 50% of the costs and expenses incurred by the Town in defending the current Momentive tax certiorari cases, and it is further resolved that

Such costs cannot exceed $250,000, without the express further approval and authorization of the Board of Education of the District. 

Recommend the Board approve the creation of a Data Privacy Officer administrative position; stipend of $4,000 per year.

Recommend the Board approve the Data Privacy Officer job description (enclosed).

Review of CSE minutes dated 11/5/2019, 11/6/2019

Recommend the Board approve a request from Carol Burniche, Sr. Typist, Elementary Office,  for an 8 day unpaid leave of absence in December.

Recommend the Board approve the final request from Mrs. Bridgers to take the 7th and 8th grade art students to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCa) on January 31, 2020.

Recommend the Board accept the District Tax Reconciliation Report dated November 15, 2019 as submitted by Cady Kuebler, Financial Support Specialist.

Recommend the Board approve a request from Donna Curtis, Cafeteria Monitor, for a 4 day leave of absence.

Recommend the Board approve the appointment of Nancy Spretty as Deputy Treasurer effective November 21, 2019 subject to the same terms and conditions of employment as she had as Treasurer.

Recommend the Board approve the appointment of Cady Kuebler as the District Treasurer effective November 21, 2019, in accordance with the letter of agreement dated November 8, 2019.

INFORMATION
SCSBA Dinner Meeting

COMMENTS from the Board of Education, residents and staff

ADJOURNMENT

Policy 7110 Comprehensive Student Attendance.pdf
Policy 7221A PARTICIPATION IN GRADUATION CEREMONIES AND ACTIVITIES.pdf
General Fund 31 112119.pdf
Treasurer's Report Oct 2019.pdf
Data Protection Officer Job Description.pdf
2019 Tax Reconciliation.pdf
Student Funds 22119.pdf