Valley Stream Central High School District

Board of Education

Minutes ● July 9, 2013

              Reorganization Meeting              District Office Board Room              7:30 PM

                            1 Kent Road, Valley Stream, NY 11580

Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Anthony Iadevaio

Trustee

Present

 

Elise Antonelli

President

Present

 

Carolyn Torres

Trustee

Present

 

Donna LaRocco

Trustee

Present

 

Jeanne Greco Jacobs

Trustee

Present

 

Joseph DiSibio

Trustee

Present

 

Kenneth Cummings

Trustee

Present

 

Lawrence Trogel

Trustee

Present

 

Frank J. Chiachiere

Vice President

Present

 

B.              Meeting Opened

Board President Iadevaio called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.. Upon motion of Trustee Cummings , seconded by Trustee Antonelli and approved unanimously the Board entered into Executive Session for the employment history of a particular person, for the discussion regarding proposed pending and current litigation and for collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the civil service law (The Taylor Law).

 

At 7:33 p.m. The Board came out of Executive Session and entered into Public Session.

Pledge of Allegiance

Information re: Emergency Exits

Recognition of Visitors

1.              Open Meeting and Announce Board Members

The Clerk will open the meeting and announce the names of the Board members who have been appointed by the component districts to serve on the Valley Stream Central High School District Board of Education for the 2013-14 school year.  Oaths of Office will be administered.

District Clerk, Mrs. Mary Colgan, introduced the Board members for the 2013 - 2014 school year.  They are as follows:

 

District #13

Dr. Frank Chiachiere

Jeanne Greco Jacobs

Joseph DiSibio

 

District #24

Anthony Iadevaio

Lawrence Trogel

Donna LaRocco

 

District #30

Kenneth Cummings

Elise Antonelli

Carolyn Torres

RESULT:              DISCUSSED

2.              Election of President

The Clerk will conduct the election for President, who will then assume the duties of the presidency.

Mrs. Colgan opened the floor for nominations for School Board President for the 2013 - 2014 school year.

 

The Oath of Office was administered to Board President Antonelli.  Mrs. Colgan then turned the meeting over to the new Board President.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

3.              Election of Vice President

The President will conduct the election of the Vice President.

Trustee Frank Chiachiere was nominated for Vice President.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

4.              Appointment of District Clerk

Be it resolved that Mary Colgan be appointed as District Clerk at the salary of $19,607 per annum as approved by the Board of Education.

The Oath of Office was administered by Mr. Chris Mestecky, Attorney for the District.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

5.              Oath of Office Administered

The District Clerk administered the Oath of Office to the Board of Education.

6.              Appointment of Acting District Clerk

Be it resolved that the Board Vice President be appointed as Acting District Clerk in the absence of the District Clerk.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

7.              Designation and Bonding of Registration Agent

The District Clerk has been designated the Registration Agent and, in accordance with the insurance consultant's recommendations, should be insured by a blanket bond policy, up to $100,000.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Lawrence Trogel, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

8.              Appointment of District Treasurer

Be it resolved that Donna Squicciarino be appointed as District Treasurer at a fee of $13,000 per annum.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Jeanne Greco Jacobs, Trustee

SECONDER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

SECONDER:              Lawrence Trogel, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Appointment of Deputy Treasurer

Be it resolved that Christine Comegna be appointed as Deputy Treasurer at a stipend of $4,000.

2.              Bonding of District Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer

Be it resolved that the Board approve bonding insurance coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 for the District Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer.

3.              Appointment of Claims Auditor

Be it resolved that the Board of Education appoint the auditing firm of Deans, Archer for internal claims auditing for the 2013-14 school year in an amount not to exceed $24,000. (RFP: A13/14 - A18)

4.              Appointment of Internal Auditor

Be it resolved that the Board of Education appoint the auditing firm of Nawrocki Smith for internal auditing for the 2013-14 school year in an amount not to exceed $52,000. (RFP: A13/14 - A19)

5.              Appointment of Attorney

Be it resolved that the legal firm of Guercio & Guercio be appointed as Board of Education general counsel for the 2013-14 school year, an annual retainer rate of $50,000.  Services beyond the scope of general counsel shall be at the rate of $245 per hour for attorneys, $200 per hour for negotiations and $115 per hour for paralegals.  When serving as labor counsel to the Board of Education, Guercio & Guercio shall be compensated at $245 per hour.  The President of the Board of Education is hereby authorized to sign the retainer agreement, a copy of which will be on file with the District Clerk. (RFP: A13/14 - A17)

6.              Appointment of Architect

Be it resolved that the Board of Education appoints Burton, Behrendt & Smith, Architects, as school architect for the 2013-14 school year, as per the agreement prepared by the school attorney. (RFP: 12/13 - A01 and continuing)

7.              Appointment of Bond Counsel

Be it resolved that the firm of Hawkins, Delafield & Wood be designated bond counsel for the 2013-14 school year, for the purpose of issuing Tax Anticipation Notes at a rate of $5,000 per borrowing, plus printing, for a total value of TANS not to exceed $5,000,000.  A copy of the fee schedule will be on file with the office of the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations.

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

SECONDER:              Jeanne Greco Jacobs, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Designation of Employees Authorized to Open Bids

Be it resolved that the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations or his designee in the Business Office are designated to perform this function.  In their absence, it is recommended that the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel & Administration be designated to perform this function.

2.              Designation of Employee Responsible for Ensuring District Compliance with Section 763.84 of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA)

Be it resolved that the Director of Facilities for the Valley Stream Central High School District be designated to perform this function.

3.              Designation of Records Management Officer (RMO)

Be it resolved that the District Director of Instructional Services be designated to perform this function.

4.              Appointment of Purchasing Agent

Be it resolved that Joyce Edelman be designated to perform this function.  In her absence the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations will perform this function.

5.              Depositories of School Monies

Be it resolved that the Board approve the following:

 

Account

Bank

Alternates

General Fund Checking

Capital One Bank

JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank,  Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

School Lunch Fund

Capital One Bank

JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank,  Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

Capital Fund (Current)

Capital One Bank

Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

Capital Fund (Bond)

 

JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank,  Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

Dental Insurance

Capital One Bank

JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank,  Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

Health

Capital One Bank

JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank,  Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

Special Aid

Capital One Bank

JP Morgan Chase, TD Bank,  Flushing Savings Bank

The First National Bank of Long Island

Money Market Funds

Capital One Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, TD Bank, Flushing Savings Bank, The First National Bank of Long Island

 

The First National Bank of Long Island

MBIA Class Accounts General Fund, Capital Fund, School Lunch Fund, Capital Bond Fund

 

 

TD Bank

Payroll Account

Capital One Bank

JP Morgan Chase

The First National Bank of Long Island, Flushing Savings Bank

6.              Authorization to Invest District Monies

Be it resolved that the District Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer are hereby authorized to invest district monies in accordance with Article 35, Section 1723 of the Education Law and Board of Education Policy 6240.

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Establishment of Extra-Classroom Activities Fund And Student Trust and Agency Fund Accounts

Be it resolved that the following funds be and are hereby established for the deposit of all Extra-Classroom Activities Funds and all Student Trust and Agency Funds; and

 

Be it further resolved that the bank is hereby authorized to pay checks drawn on the accounts listed below when signed by the fund treasurer and countersigned by the school principal or Superintendent of Schools:

 

a.  Central High School:  Chase Checking & Savings

     Treasurer:                                          Ms. Jessica Zwicker

     Principal:                                          Dr. Joseph Pompilio

 

b.  Memorial Junior High School: Chase Checking & Savings

     Treasurer:                                          Ms. Jennifer Scallan

     Principal:                                          Mr. Anthony Mignella

 

c.  North High School: HSBC

     Treasurer:                                          Ms. Rosemarie Cuccia

     Principal:                                          Mr. Clifford Odell

 

d.  South High School: NEFCU Checkings and Savings/CD & Capital One

     Treasurer:                                          Ms. Linda Bianculli

     Principal:                                          Ms. Maureen Henry

 

e.  Congressman Raymond McGrath Scholarship Fund: Chase

     Treasurer:                                          Ms. Donna Squicciarino

     Deputy Treasurer:              Ms. Christine Comegna

2.              Establishment of Petty Cash Funds

Be it resolved that the following Petty Cash Funds are hereby established for the payment in advance of authorization of properly itemized bills for materials, supplies or services to the District under conditions calling for immediate payment thereof.  Such monies as the Board of Education may from time to time authorize shall become a part of such Petty Cash Funds; and

 

Be it further resolved that in the administration of such Petty Cash Funds, compliance be had with regulations of the Commissioner of Education now or hereafter in force.  All petty cash funds are in the amount of $100.

 

Petty Cash Fund                                                                       Fund Custodian

 

Board of Education                                                                      District Clerk

Administration                                                        Asst. Supt. For Finance & Ops.

Central High School                                                                      Principal

Memorial Junior High School                                                        Principal

North High School                                                                      Principal

South High School                                                                      Principal

3.              Bonding of Treasurers of Extra-Classroom Activities Funds and Student Trust and Agency Funds

Be it resolved that the Treasurers of the Extra-Classroom Activities Funds and Student Trust and Agency Funds are to be insured by a blanket bond policy up to $100,000 each.

4.              Dates and Times of Board Committee Meetings  and Business Meetings

Be it resolved that the Board Committee Meetings, to review materials on which action will be taken at the regular meetings, are scheduled to be held on the first Tuesday of each month, at 8:00 p.m. in the Board Room at One Kent Road, Valley Stream, New York.  An Executive Session will be held at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.  The Board of Education may choose to take action at any Committee Meeting.

 

None in July                                                        November 5                                          March 4

None in August                                          December 3                                          None in April

None in September                                          None in January                            May 6

October 1                                                        February 4                                          June 3

 

Building Tour - Saturday, January 11th

 

Be it resolved that the Business Meetings of the Board of Education are scheduled to be held on the second Tuesday of each month, in the Board Room at One Kent Road, Valley Stream, New York or at one of the district schools.  Executive Session will be held at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.  The regular business meeting will begin at 8:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

 

July 9                                                                      November 12                                          March 11

August 27                                                        December 10                                          April 1

September 10                                                        January 14                                          May 13

October 8                                                        February 11                                          June 10

5.              Authorization of Facsimile Signature

Be it resolved that the District Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer and Assistant Superintendent for Personnel & Administration of the Valley Stream Central High School District are authorized to either sign checks manually or by stamp or machine for the purpose of inscribing facsimile signatures and shall maintain control of her/her own facsimile signature plate.

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Lawrence Trogel, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Membership in Associations for the 2013-14 School Year

Be it resolved the Valley Stream Central High School District may join the following Associations for the 2013-14 school year:

 

American Association of School Administrators

American Educational Research Association

Association of School Business Officials - National, State and Local

Association of School Personnel Administrators - National, State and Local

Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development - National, State and Local

Nassau Association of District Curriculum Officials

Nassau County Council of School Superintendents

National Association of Secondary School Principals

National School Boards Association

National Staff Development Council

New York State Computer and Technology Educators

New York State Council of School Superintendents

New York State School Boards Association

New York State School Boards Technology Leadership Network

Phi Delta Kappa International

State Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials

2.              Attendance at Conferences

Be it resolved that Board Members and officers of the Board are authorized to attend the following conferences at the expense of the district:

 

Scope Educational Conference, L.I., N.Y. (date to be determined)

 

New York State School Boards Association, Rochester, NY October 24 - 26, 2013

 

American Association of School Administrators, Nashville, TN February 13 - 15, 2014

 

National School Boards Association, New Orleans, LA April 5 - 7, 2014

3.              Subscription to Newspapers

Be it resolved that Board Members, at their request, shall be provided a subscription to any (or all) of the following community newspapers:  Valley Stream Herald, Franklin Square/Elmont Herald, Malverne/West Hempstead Herald, Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald, Elmont Herald, Franklin Square Bulletin, or the South Shore Tribune, the cost of which will be borne by the School District.

4.              Attendance at New York State School Boards Association Functions

Be it resolved that Board members, officers of the Board and school administrators are authorized to attend the New York State School Boards Association conferences, seminars and academies at the expense of the district.

5.              Election of Voting Delegate to NYSSBA Annual Meeting

Be it resolved that the Board nominate the Board President as its voting delegate for the annual meeting of the New York State School Boards Association.

F.              Election of Voting Delegate Alternate to NYSSBA Annual Meeting

Be it resolved that the Board nominate _______________ as its voting delegate alternate for the annual meeting of the New York State School Boards Association.

School Board Vice President Frank Chiachiere was nominated as the voting delegate alternate to the NYSSBA Annual Meeting

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Lawrence Trogel, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Authorization to Re-Establish Reserve Accounts

Be it resolved that the Board of Education hereby reaffirms the authorization for the following reserve accounts as prescribed under General Municipal law and/or Education Law:  Workers Compensation Reserve, Unemployment Reserve, Employee Benefit Accrued Liability Reserve, Capital Reserve, Insurance Reserve, Retirement Contribution Fund and Tax Certiorari Reserve.

 

Be it further resolved that the Board of Education authorizes the funding of these reserves, as of July 1, 2013, as follows:  Workers Compensation Reserve $3,768,699.94 (maximum funding amount), Unemployment Reserve $43,429.55, Employee Benefit Accrued Liability Reserve $4,746,739.75 (maximum funding), Capital Reserve $3,372,009.77 (maximum funding amount), Insurance Reserve $111,356.44, Retirement Contribution Fund $4,871,910.36 (maximum funding amount) and Tax Certiorari Reserve $2,000,000 (maximum funding amount).

2.              Federal and State Aid Funds

Be it resolved that the Board authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to act as the school district representative in the application for the administration of federal and state funds.

3.              Lead Evaluator Certification - Principals

Be it resolved, that since the Superintendent of Schools, who is responsible for conducting principal evaluations, has received appropriate training in accordance with the regulations of the Commissioner of Education, such individual is hereby certified as qualified lead evaluator.

4.              Lead Evaluator Certification - Teachers

Be it resolved, that since each individual in the titles of Superintendent of Schools, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction and Building Principal, who are responsible for conducting teacher evaluations, have received appropriate training in accordance with the regulations of the Commissioner of Education and such individuals are hereby certified as qualified lead evaluators.

5.              Appointment of Title IX Co-Coordinators/Compliance Officers

Be it resolved that Dr. Tracey Nekulak, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel & Administration and Dr. Thomas Troisi, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction be appointed as Compliance Officers for Title IX.

6.              Appointment of Section 504 Compliance Officer

Be it resolved that the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel & Administration be designated as Compliance Officer for Section 504 matters.

7.              Appointment of Bullying Prevention Coordinator

Be it resolved that Jill Vogel be designated as Bullying Prevention Coordinator.

H.              Appointment of Committees

Be it resolved that the following committees are appointed:

 

Education Committee                                                                      Business Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Policy Committee

 

 

 

 

Board Negotiating Committee (BNC)

 

·              Valley Stream Association of Educational Office Personnel

·              Valley Stream Teachers Association Registered Nurses Unit

·              Valley Stream Teachers Association

 

Residency Committee

Education Committee             

Frank Chiachiere - Chair

Carolyn Torres

Donna LaRocco

 

Business Committee

Anthony Iadevaio - Chair

Joseph DiSibio

Carolyn Torres

 

Policy Committee

Kenneth Cummings - Chair

Jeanne Greco Jacobs

Lawrence Trogel

 

Board Negotiation Committee (BNC)

Kenneth Cummings

Joseph DiSibio

 

Residency Committee

Anthony Iadevaio

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

SECONDER:              Jeanne Greco Jacobs, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

I.              Dates of Budget Hearings, Registration, Annual District Meeting and Voting

Be it resolved that the following dates are approved:

 

Dates of Budget Hearings

 

District 13              Wednesday, May 8, 2014              7:30 p.m.              James A. Dever

District 24

District 30              Monday, May 12, 2014              7:00 p.m.              Shaw Ave.

 

 

Registration

 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 (continuous registration)

District 13              Dever, Howell, Wheeler, Willow

District 24              Brooklyn, Buck, Carbonaro

District 30              Clearstream, Forest, Shaw

 

Voting                            Tuesday, May 20, 2014

                            6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Districts 13 and 30

                            7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in District 24

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Lawrence Trogel, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

J.              Designation of Official Newspapers of the District

Be it resolved that the Board designates the following as the official newspapers of the Valley Stream Central High School District:

 

The Valley Stream Herald

Newsday

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Lawrence Trogel, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

K.              Appointment of Liaison to BOCES

Be it resolved that the Board appoint _______________ to act as liaison to BOCES, as well as to serve on the BOCES Budget Advisory Committee.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Anthony Iadevaio, Trustee

SECONDER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Readoption of Policies and Regulations

Be it resolved that all policies and regulations previously established by the Board of Education be readopted.

2.              Adoption of District Physical Education Plan

Be it resolved that the District Physical Education Plan be adopted for the 2013-14 school year.  A copy of the Physical Education Plan is attached.

3.              Readoption of Academic Intervention Services Plan

Be it resolved that the Academic Intervention Services Plan be readopted for the 2013-14 school year.  A copy of the Academic Intervention Services Plan is attached.

4.              Readoption of APPR Plan

Be it resolved that the APPR Plan be readopted for the 2013-14 school year.  A copy of the APPR plan is attached.

5.              Readoption of Professional Development Plan

Be it resolved that the Professional Development Plan be readopted for the 2013-14 school year.  A copy of the Professional Development Plan is attached.

6.              Readoption of Code of Conduct

Be it resolved that the Code of Conduct be readopted for the 2013-14 school year.  A copy of the Code of Conduct will be on file in the office of the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Administration.

Consent Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Kenneth Cummings, Trustee

SECONDER:              Jeanne Greco Jacobs, Trustee

AYES:              Iadevaio, Antonelli, Torres, LaRocco, Jacobs, DiSibio, Cummings, Trogel, Chiachiere

1.              Readoption of District Emergency Plan

Be it resolved that the District Emergency Plan be adopted for the 2013-14 school year.  A copy of the District Emergency Plan will be on file in the office of the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations.

2.              Designation of Person Authorized to Transfer Funds

Be it resolved that the Superintendent of Schools or his designee be authorized to (1) transfer funds within function codes and (2) transfer up to $10,000 between function codes.  All other transfers require prior Board of Education approval.

3.              Designation of Persons Authorized to Accept Service of Pleadings and Supporting Papers

Be it resolved that in the event that the Valley Stream Central High School District is named as a party respondent, service upon such school district shall be deemed proper only if the petition is personally served upon one of the following individuals: the District Clerk, any member of the Board of Education, the Superintendent of Schools or his designee.

4.              Determination of Residency

Be it resolved that the Board, in accordance with Section 100.2(y) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education of the State of New York, appoints the Superintendent of Schools, the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Administration or the Superintendent's designee to conduct hearings and to determine whether a child is entitled to attend the schools of the district.

5.              Authorized Signature for Nassau County Civil Service Commission

Be it resolved that the Board, in accordance with Sections 95, 100 and 101 of the New York State Civil Service Law, authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to accept responsibility for signing payroll certifications.  This responsibility cannot be designated.

6.              Readoption of Public Officers Law 18

Be it resolved that the Board of Education readopt the provisions of Public Officers Law 18 and agree to confer the benefits of said law to its officers, employees and volunteers, as applicable.

7.              Adoption of 2013-14 District Table of Organization

Be it resolved that the Board of Education adopt the 2013-14 Table of Organization as presented by the Superintendent of Schools.  The Table of Organization is attached.

N.              Other Matters Pertaining to Reorganization

RESULT:              DISCUSSED

O.              Commencement of Regular Business Meeting

On motion of Trustee Cummings, seconded by Trustee Trogel and carried unanimously, the Board adjourned the Reorganization meeting at 7:45 p.m.  The Board took a brief recess before reconvening for the Business Meeting at 8:00 p.m.

RESULT:              DISCUSSED

 

_____________________________

Mary E. Colgan

District Clerk