Brunswick Central School District

3992 NY 2,  Troy, New York 12180

www.brittonkill.k12.ny.us

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Annual Organizational Board Meeting…………………………  July 1, 2004

Location……………………………………………………………  Secondary School Library

Time………………………………………………………………… 7:00 P.M.  Executive Session (if needed)

                                                                                                            8:00 P.M.  Public Meeting

 

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

AGENDA

 

I.          MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AND FLAG SALUTE

 

II.        OATH OF OFFICE TO NEWLY AND RE-ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS

 

III.       ELECTION OF 2004-05 OFFICERS

a.         President, Board of Education

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the appointment of __________ as President of the Brunswick Central School District Board of Education for the 2004-05 school year.

 

b.         1st Vice President, Board of Education

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the appointment of __________ as 1st Vice President of the Brunswick Central School District Board of Education for the 2004-05 school year.

 

c.         2nd Vice President, Board of Education

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the appointment of __________ as 2nd Vice President of the Brunswick Central School District Board of Education for the 2004-05 school year.

 

IV.        OATH OF OFFICE ADMINISTERED TO NEWLY ELECTED 2004-05 BOARD OFFICERS

 

V.          PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

VI.          BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTMENTS

 

            a.         BOARD REPRESENTATIVE TO THE PTSA

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint                                             as Board Representative to the Brittonkill PTSA for the 2004-05school year.

 

            b.        BOARD LEGISLATIVE LIAISON

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint                                              as Board Legislative Liaison for the 2004-05 school year.

 

            c.         CAPITAL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARDS REPRESENTATIVE

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint                                              as Board of Education Representative to the Capital District School Boards Association for the 2004-05 school year.

 

            d.         BRITTONKILL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AD HOC MEMBER

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint                                             as Board of Education Ad Hoc member to the Brittonkill Educational Foundation for the 2004-05 school year.

 

 

 

VII.     ANNUAL APPOINTMENTS

 

1.         CLERK OF THE BOARD

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of Gail Lathrop to the position of Clerk of the Board for the 2004-05 school year.

 

 - Administer Oath of Office to Clerk of the Board

 

2.          BOARD SECRETARY

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of Robin Samiof to the position of Board Secretary for the 2004-05 school year.

 

- Administer Oath of Office to Board Secretary

 

3.        DISTRICT TREASURER

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of Joanne Moran as Treasurer for the 2004-05 school year.

 

- Administer Oath of Office to District Treasurer

 

4.      CENTRAL TREASURER FOR EXTRA CLASSROOM ACTIVITY FUNDS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Maria Lewis to the position of Treasurer for Extra Classroom Activity Funds for the 2004-05 school year.

 

- Administer Oath of Office to the Central Treasurer for Extra Classroom Activity Funds

 

5.      TAX COLLECTING AGENT

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education designate Ann Valigorsky as Tax Collecting Agent for the 2004-05 school year.

 

6.     RECEIVER OF TAXES FOR TOWNS OF GRAFTON, PITTSTOWN, POESTENKILL, AND

                 SCHAGHTICOKE

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Ann Valigorsky to the position of Receiver of Taxes for the Towns of Grafton, Pittstown, Poestenkill and Schaghticoke for the 2004-05 school year.

 

Administer Oath of Office to the Receiver of Taxes for Grafton, Pittstown, Poestenkill & Schaghticoke

 

7.    PURCHASING AGENT

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Gail Lathrop to the position of Purchasing Agent for the 2004-05 school year.

 

8.    RECORDS ACCESS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Gail Lathrop to the position of Records Access Manager for the 2004-05 school year.

 

9.    INTERNAL CLAIM AUDITOR

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Wendy Kaminsky to the position of Internal Claims Auditor for the 2004-05 school year.

 

10.   ASBESTOS LEA DESIGNEE

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of Neil Haley as Asbestos LEA Designee for the 2004-05 school year.


 

11.      DESIGNATION OF DEPOSITORIES

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education designate Key Bank, N.A., Evergreen and Chase Bank as depositories for the 2004-05 school year.

 

12.     AUDITORS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Dorfman-Robbie, Certified Public Accountants, P.C., as the District’s auditing firm for the 2004-05 school year.

 

13.    BONDING

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve a blanket bond for the following personnel handling district funds for the 2004-05 school year:

                                   

                                    District Clerk                            Tax Collector

                                    District Treasurer                     Internal Claim Auditor

                                                                                    Central Treasurer of Student Activity Account

 

14.      RECEIVER OF TAXES for the TOWN OF BRUNSWICK

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Jayne Tarbox as Receiver of Taxes for the Town of Brunswick for the 2004-05 school year.

 

15.     APPROVAL OF PROPERTY TAX REFUNDS AUTHORIZATION

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education authorize the Director of Business Operations to approve all property tax refunds and property tax roll adjustments mandated by court order or directed by the Rensselaer County Bureau of Tax Services which result in a change in taxes due for the 2004-05 school year.

 

16.    SCHOOL ATTORNEYS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint the firm of Roemer, Wallens and Mineaux as general counsel to the school district for a monthly retainer of $2,100, as per contract agreement dated July 2, 2003.

 

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Kenneth Ritzenberg of the firm Young and Rowe as counsel for the 2004-05 school year regarding all Committee on Special Education and Committee on Pre-School Special Education matters at $130.00 per hour.

 

17.    SCHOOL PHYSICIANS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Drs. Tomiak, Kostun and Caruso as School Physicians for the 2004-05 school year for student and sport physicals, attendance at CSE meetings (when required), and football games at a fee of $11,000 and to designate Dr. Myron Fribush as School Physician for the 2004-05 school year at a fee of $55.00 per adult physical.

 

18.    PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint the physical therapy firm of Browning and Butler at a rate of $52.00 per hour for the 2004-05 school year for individual and group therapy to include classroom consultations, Adaptive Physical Education consultation, and attendance at Child Study Teams and Committee on Special Education meetings as appropriate.

 

19.     LEGAL NEWSPAPER

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education designate the Times Union newspaper (Albany, New York) as the legal newspaper for the District for the 2004-05 school year.


 

20.    CERTIFICATION OF PAYROLL

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education authorize the Superintendent of Schools to certify employee payrolls for the 2004-05 school year.

 

21.   BUDGET TRANSFER APPROVAL

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education authorize the Superintendent of Schools to approve budget transfers up to $10,000 for the 2004-05 school year.

 

22.    CONFERENCE REQUEST APPROVAL

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education authorize the Superintendent of Schools to approve or disapprove all conference requests for the 2004-05 school year.

 

23.     MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve reimbursement of pre-approved transportation expenses for the 2004-05 school year at the current allowable IRS mileage reimbursement rate of thirty-seven and one-half cents ($.375) per mile through December 30, 2004 and at the revised IRS rate effective January 1, 2005.

 

24.     ESTABLISH PETTY CASH

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the establishment of a Petty Cash Fund of $50.00 for the 2004-05 school year.

 

25.     SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve district participation in the free and reduced lunch program for the 2004-05 school year.

 

26.    APPROVAL TO APPLY FOR AND RECEIVE GRANTS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve application for grants in aid and (state and federal) private.

 

27.   COMMITTEES ON SPECIAL EDUCATION AND

PRE-SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint the following persons to the Brittonkill Committee on Special Education for the 2004-05 school year:

 

CSE:                Myles Goss, Chairperson

School Psychologist, Alison Heller

Drs. Tomiak, Kostun and Caruso as Physician Members;

Theresa Kaschak and/or Diane Belanger as Physician’s Representatives;

Tracy Broderick and Nancy Clemente as Parent Members;

Debra Lewis as Secretary; and

All Special Education Teachers, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers and Classroom Teachers, when appropriate.

 

CPSE:              Myles Goss, Chairperson

School Psychologist (Co-Chairperson) – Alison Heller

Tracy Broderick and Nancy Clemente as Parent Members

Debra Lewis, Secretary

 

Subcommittee:

Myles Goss, Chairperson

Special Education Teacher

Classroom Teacher


 

28.    SURROGATE PARENT

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint Dolores Kronau as Surrogate parent for the 2004-05 school year.

 

29.    IMPARTIAL HEARING OFFICERS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint the following persons as Impartial Hearing Officers for the 2004-05 school year:


Richard Alles

Colleen Heinrich

Karen Norlander

Gerard Wilson

Tia Denenberg

Leonard Krouner

Aaron Turetsky

Linda Bakst

Sharon Kehoe

George Roberts

Eric Zaidins

Steven Goldsmith

James Monk

Roseanne Werb

Estelle Caswell

Paul Kelly

Paul Rosen

Eugene Arcery

George Kandilakis

David Nydick

Joseph Wooley

Dolores Freed

Edward Luban

James Walsh

Jaclyn Brilling

Martin Kehoe III

Seth Rockmuller


 

 


30.    BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICIES AND CODE OF ETHICS

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education reaffirm current Brittonkill Board of Education Policies and Code of Ethics for the 2004-05 school year.

                

31.    LIBRARY REVIEW COMMITTEE

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint the following persons to the Library Review Committee for the 2004-05 school year pursuant to Board Policy #5.230-00:

Mary Emerson, Lori Hamm, Christopher Rockwell, Janice Toomajian, Karen Lederman, Ronald Reuter, Elementary Parent and High School Parent and a High School Student (to be named).

 

32.     IMPORTANT DATES

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledge important dates throughout the 2004-05 school year.

                                                                         IMPORTANT DATES

September 6                Labor Day

September 16              Rosh Hashanah

September 25              Yom Kippur

October 11                  Columbus Day

November 2                 Election Day

November 11               Veteran’s Day

November 24-26          Thanksgiving Day & Recess

December 13               Holiday Concert, Grades 6-8

December 16               Holiday Concert, Grades 3-5

December 20               Holiday Concert, Grades 9-12

Dec.24-Dec.31            Holiday Recess

January 17                   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 9                   Ash Wednesday

February 21-25           Winter Recess

March 24                     Holy Thursday

March 25                     Good Friday

March 27                     Easter

April 18-22                   Spring Recess

April 24                        Passover

May 25                         Spring Concert, Grades 3-5

June 1                          Spring Concert, Grades 9-12

June 6                          Spring Concert, Grades 6-8

May 30                         Memorial Day Recess

June 24                        Last Day of School


 

 

33.      BOARD MEETING DATES

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education designate the 2nd and the 4th Thursdays of each month at 8:00 PM as meeting dates (with the exception[s] as follows).  Dates for Annual Vote from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM also follow.  Special meetings may be called according to Board Policy.

 

Meeting Date                       Day – Time                           Type of Meeting                  Submit Info By

 

July 1, 2004                            THURSDAY, 8:00 P.M.            Reorganization & Business             Wednesday, June 23

 

August 12, 2004                      Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 8/4/04

 

August 26, 2004                      Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 8/18/04

 

September 9, 2004                  Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 9/1/04

                                                                                                & Annual Tour

 

September 23, 2004                Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 9/15/04

 

October 7, 2004                      Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 9/29/04

 

October 21, 2004                    Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 10/13/04

 

November 4, 2004                   Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 10/27/04

 

November 18, 2004                 Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 11/10/04

 

December 9, 2004                   Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 12/1/04

 

January 13, 2005                     Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 1/5/05

 

January 27, 2005                     Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 1/19/05

 

February 10, 2005                   Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 2/2/05

 

March 3, 2005                         Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Friday 2/18/05

 

March 17, 2005                       Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 3/9/05

 

April 14, 2005                          Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 4/6/05

 

April 28, 2005                          Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Friday 4/15/05

 

May 12, 2005                           Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 5/4/05

 

May 26, 2005                           Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 5/18/05

 

June 9, 2005                            Thursday, 8:00 pm.                 Regular Meeting                      Wednesday 6/1/05


 

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA – RESOLUTIONS

 

 

I.                     APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby approves the Minutes from the

June 10, 2004 Regular Board of Education meeting.

 

II.                  PUBLIC COMMENTS

Please Note: Any person wishing to address the Board must be recognized by the chair of the meeting and shall state for the record her/his name and address, or, in the case of an employee or business representative, her/his affiliation and position.  All comments shall be addressed to the chair and shall be limited to not more than three minutes.  Decisions of the chair concerning the recognition of individuals and rules of order are final. While the Board does not wish to impinge upon free speech protections, it must be noted that the “Open Forum” is not intended to be an opportunity for every person to express an opinion on every matter.  It is not the time to register complaints about individuals or items that have not first been addressed to appropriate staff and administrators.  In addition, any remarks that might be considered defamatory or stigmatizing are prohibited, and will be declared out of order by the president or the chair of the meeting.

 

III.                SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

 

a.   Student Parking

b.   Update on Secondary Principal Search

 

      SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATIONS

 

A.                  New Business

 

                        1.         Technology Plan 2004-2007

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the Technology Plan effective 2004 through 2007.

 

B.                  Personnel

 

1.      Appointments

 

                        a.         Theresa Flood, Secondary Science Teacher

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Brunswick Central School District pursuant to Education Law and in compliance with Part 30.3 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, Law, provide a probationary appointment to Theresa Flood as a Secondary Science Science teacher, effective September 7, 2004, contingent upon Part 87 Commissioner of Education Regulations on fingerprinting clearance requirements. Ms. Flood holds valid NYS certifications in Biology 7-12 and Chemistry 7-12.  It is recommended that Ms. Flood’s probationary period extend from September 7, 2004 to August 31, 2007. This position is available due to the retirement of Lee Spiro. It is further recommended that Ms. Flood be remunerated at Masters Step 5: $39,573.

 

b.         Alexis Murphy, Health Teacher

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Brunswick Central School District pursuant to Education Law and in compliance with Part 30.3 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, Law, appoint Alexis Murphy to the position of Health teacher, effective September 7, 2004. Ms. Murphy  holds a valid NYS certification in Health 7-12.  This appointment is an involuntary transfer and shall not affect her seniority in her previous tenure area, and therefore shall not affect her current remuneration.

 

                        c.         Technology Summer Interns

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education appoint the following individuals as Technology summer interns effective July 2, 2004 through August 31, 2004. Remuneration for these individuals shall be as follows:

 

                                    Zane DeFazio              $10.00 per hour

                                    Rocco Valenti              $  6.00 per hour

 

                        d.         Stephen Hale, Custodian

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education promotionally appoint Mr. Stephen Hale to the position of custodian effective July 1, 2004 at an hourly rate of $11.73.  His probationary period will run from July 1, 2004 to January 31, 2005.

 

                        e.         Coaching Positions

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of the following individuals as  2004-05 sports coaches contingent upon Part 87 Commissioner of Education Regulations of fingerprinting clearance requirements:

 

                                                Sport                                        Coach

                                                Boys’ JV Soccer                        Corey House

                                                Girls’ Modified Soccer                Julie Thompson

                                                JV Football                                Andrew Welkley

                                                Asst. Modified Football               Jay Garvey

                                                Varsity Baseball                                    Eric Olsen

                                                Modified Baseball                       Dan Brinkman

                                                Modified Softball                        Jay Fitzgerald

                                                Boys’ Modified Soccer                Eric Medved

                                                Girls’ Modified Volleyball             Angela Burke

                                                Asst. JV Football                       Dave Duesler

                                                Asst. Wrestling                          Al Pailley

                                                JV Baseball                               Kevin Sheremeta

                                                Varsity Softball                          Kevin Kivlin

                                                Varsity Track                             John Parsons

 

 

2.      Terminations/Abolishment

 

a.         Tracey Dearstyne, Teacher Aide - Terminate

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education terminate the employ of Ms. Tracey Dearstyne as Teacher Aide effective June 25, 2004 due to the No Child Left Behind Act.

 

b.         Shirley Hasbrouk, Teacher Aide - Terminate

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education terminate the employ of Ms. Shirley Hasbrouk as Teacher Aide effective June 25, 2004 due to the No Child Left Behind Act.

 

c.         Teresa Roberts, Teacher Assistant - Abolish

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education abolish the position of Ms. Teresa Roberts as Teacher Assistant effective June 25, 2004 due to budgetary constraints.

 

d.         Parker School Principal - Abolish

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education abolish the position of Parker School Principal in the Brunswick Central School District effective June 25, 2004 due to budgetary constraints.

 

 

 

e.         Douglas Fraioli, School Guidance Counselor - Abolish

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education abolish the position of Mr. Douglas Fraioli as School Guidance Counselor with the Brunswick Central School District effective June 25, 2004 due to budgetary constraints.

 

f.          2004-05 Extra & Co-Curricular Positions

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, approve the appointment of the following extra & co-curricular activities advisors for the 2004-05 school year:

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Ø       Team Leaders/Middle School

o        Grade 6 ........ Michelle Muckle

o        Grade 7.......... Mary McManus

 

g.         2003-04 Extra & Co-Curricular Positions

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, approve the appointment of the following extra & co-curricular activity advisor for the 2003-04 school year:

 

§         STAAT Advisor................... Mary Beth Becker            $1216.00

 

h.         Substitute Positions

RESOLUTION:             BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of the following individuals as Substitutes in the indicated areas with the Brunswick Central School District contingent upon Part 87 Commissioner of Education Regulations on fingerprinting clearance requirements.

Name

                           Mary Edelmann                        Substitute Food Service Worker

                           Tiffany Dzembo                        Non-Certified Sub Teacher @ $55 per day

                           Pamela S. Roddy                     Substitute School Nurse

 

                        i.          Nadia Jandali, Tutor

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approve the appointment of Nadia Jandali as a tutor for the Brunswick Central School District effective July 1, 2004 at $12.00 per hour.


 

 

C.                 Programs

 

            1. Committee on Special Education

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the recommendations of the Committee on Special Education for the following student case files:

 


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2.         Committee on Pre-School Special Education

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the recommendations of the Committee on Pre-School Special Education for the following student case files:

 


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                        3.         Section 504

RESOLUTION:             BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the recommendations of Section 504 for the following student case files:

 


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D.                 Business/Finance

 

1.         Treasurer’s Report

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the Treasurer’s Report for the month ending May 31, 2004.

 

            2.         Extra Classroom Activity Fund

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the Central Treasurer’s Report of the Extra Classroom Activity Fund for the month of May dated June 15, 2004.

 

3.         Financial Reports

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the Budget Report dated May 27, 2004, Transfer report Over $10,000 for Board Approval dated June 22, 2004 and the Transfer Report Under $10,000 for Board Information dated June 22, 2004.


 

 

4.         Bond Resolution Dated July 1, 2004.

BOND RESOLUTION DATED JULY 1, 2004.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $155,500 BONDS OF THE BRUNSWICK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK, TO PAY THE COST OF CERTAIN JUDGMENTS, COMPROMISED CLAIMS OR SETTLED CLAIMS RESULTING FROM COURT ORDERS ON PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 7 OF THE REAL PROPERTY TAX LAW DUE AND PAYABLE IN THE 2004-2005 FISCAL YEAR OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT.

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 Brunswick Central School District, Rensselaer County, New York, as follows:

Section 1.        For the class of objects or purposes of paying the cost of certain judgments, compromised claims or settled claims resulting from court orders on proceedings brought pursuant to Article 7 of the Real Property Tax law due and payable in the 2004-2005 fiscal year of the Brunswick Central School District, Rensselaer County, New York, including incidental expenses in connection therewith, there are hereby authorized to be issued not exceeding $155,500 bonds of said School District pursuant to the provisions of the Local Finance Law.

Section 2.        It is hereby determined that the maximum estimated cost of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is $155,500, and the plan for the financing thereof is by the issuance of not exceeding $155,500 bonds of said School District herein authorized.  Such bonds are to be payable from amounts which shall annually be levied on all the taxable real property in said School District, and the faith and credit of said Brunswick Central School District, Rensselaer County, New York, are hereby pledged for the payment of said bonds and the interest thereon.

Section 3.        It is hereby determined that the period of probable usefulness of the aforesaid class of objects or purposes is ten years, pursuant to subdivision 33-a of paragraph a of Section 11.00 of the Local Finance Law.

Section 4.        It is hereby determined that no election is required in connection with the adoption of this bond resolution by reason of the provisions of Section 37.00(a)(3) of the Local Finance Law.

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 limitations prescribed herein and the manner of execution of the same, including the consolidation with other issues, and also the ability to issue serial 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.        The validity of such bonds and bond anticipation notes may be contested only if:

Such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which said School District is not authorized to expend money, or

The provisions of law which should be complied with as of 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

Such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the Constitution.

Section 8.        This resolution shall constitute a statement of official intent for purposes 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 full or a summary thereof in the Albany Times Union, which is hereby designated as the official newspaper of said School District for such purpose, together with a notice of the School District Clerk substantially in the form provided in Section 81.00 of the Local Finance Law.

 

 

5.               Adoption Of Eligibility Criteria

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education adopt the following family eligibility criteria to assist in determining eligibility for FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS for the 2004-2005 school year:

FREE ELIGIBILITY SCALE

REDUCED PRICE ELIGIBILITY SCALE

Free Lunch, Breakfast, Milk

Reduced Price Lunch, Breakfast

Household Size

 

Year

 

Month

 

Week

Household Size

 

Year

 

Month

 

Week

1

$12,103

$1,009

$233

1

$17,224

$1,436

$332

2

16,237

1,354

313

2

23,107

1,926

445

3

20,371

1,698

392

3

28,990

2,416

558

4

24,505

2,043

472

4

34,873

2,907

671

5

28,639

2,387

551

5

40,756

3,397

784

6

32,773

2,732

631

6

46,639

3,887

897

7

36,907

3,076

710

7

52,522

4,377

1,011

8

41,041

3,421

790

8

58,405

4,868

1,124

For each additional family member ADD

 

 

+4,134

 

 

+345

 

 

+80

For each
additional family member ADD

 

 

+5,883

 

 

+491

 

 

+114

 

 

 

 

E.                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

           

 

1.  Extra Curricular Classroom Annual Reports

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education acknowledge receipt of the following Extra Curricular Classroom Annual Reports for the 2003-04 school year:

 


MS Student Senate

Drumming Club

MS Yearbook

Nat’l Jr Honor Society

MS Ski Club

Kid’s Care Club

Class of 2004

Class of 2005

Class of 2006

Class of 2007

Best Buddies

HS Ski Club

Biology Club

Student Senate

Nat’l Honor Society

SADD

Bookstore Club

Key Club

Music Dept

Phys Ed Dept


 

 

                        2.         Spring End of Season Athletic Reports

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the Spring Sports End of Season Athletic Reports for the 2003-04 school year.

 

 

F.                  Policy

 

1.  Attendance Policy #8.145-04 – 2nd READING

RESOLUTION: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education accept the second reading and adoption of the revised policy on Attendance.

 

IV.                BOARD DISCUSSION

 

a.         Addition of Kindergarten Teacher

 

b.         Addition of Art Teacher

 

V.                  PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

VI.                EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

VII.            MOTION TO ADJOURN

 


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