06-06-2023 Agenda

Edwards-Knox Central School
Board of Education
Regular Meeting 
June 6, 2023
Partial Agenda

I.     Call to order by Chairman

II.    Public Participation

III.   SRD Annual Report/Deputy Montroy

IV.   Administrative Reports

       -Lura Hughes/Mindy Bixby & Elementary Math Team  

 V.   Board Member Discussion

VI.   Approval of Minutes  5/9/23  Annual Meeting    Board Action

VII.  Business

  a.  Payment of Warrants 5/10/23  5/24/23              Board Action
  b.  Claims Auditor Rpts   5/10/23  5/24/23              Board Action
  c.  Treasurers Rpts 2/28/23  3/31/23  4/30/23        Board Action
  d.  Reserve Fund Transfers                                    Board Action
  e.  Reserve Plan                                                     Board Action
VIII. New Business
  a.  Clerk Pro Tem                                                    Board Action
  b.  Annual Meeting Vote Results                             Board Action  
  c.  Bus Bond                                                           Board Action
  b.  Building Level & District Level Emergency
       Response Summary-30 Day Public
       Comment Period                                         Board Discussion
  c.  Building Level & District Level Emergency
       Response Plan                                            Board Discussion 
  d.  Standard Work Day Reporting                            Board Action
  e.  Organizational Meeting Date                              Board Action
   f.  Sports Mergers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
                                 13 14 15                                    Board Action
  g.  First Read Policy:
                #5661-Wellness                                         Board Action
  h.  Second & Final Read Policies:
                #8450-Home, Hospital, or Institutional
                           Instruction                                       Board Action
                #7150-Remote Instruction                         Board Action
                #3410-Code of Conduct                            Board Action
                #1510-Regular Board Meetings & Rules   Board Action
   i.  Obsolete Items                                                   Board Action
   j.  Donation Acceptance                                         Board Action 
  k.  SWT Annual Awards                                   Board Discussion
   l.  NYSSBA Leadership in Education              Board Discussion 
 IX. Executive Session                      
  X.  Personnel
  a.  Superintendent Evaluation                          Board Discussion  
  b.  Resignations/Retirements                                   Board Action
  c.  Appointments:
              Secretary 1                                                  Board Action
              School Social Worker                                  Board Action
              PT Food Service Helper                              Board Action
              Earth Science Teacher                                Board Action
              Substitutes                                                   Board Action
              2023/2024 Extracurricular Assignments      Board Action
 XI.  CSE/CPSE                                                         Board Action  
XII.  Adjournment
Board of Education Goals
  • Student Focus:  All students will have access to a challenging, fulfilling and effective learning experience aligned to college and career readiness through opportunities that foster creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, communication and citizenship.
  • Health and Safety:  The district will support and sustain a safe, nurturing, respectful environment where staff, students and community members are supported emotionally, physically and academically.
  • Engaged Community:  The Edwards-Knox Central School District will continue to encourage the school community to contribute in the growth and development of our students through open and honest communication and collaborative partnerships.
  • Fiscal Responsibility:  The district is committed to fiscal stability through transparent budgeting, securing available sources of funding that supports our academic goals and that reflect our community’s values. 

Public Participation Protocol During Board Meetings

The Board desires community members of the district to attend its sessions so that they may become better acquainted with the operation and programs of the schools and that the Board may have the opportunity to hear the wishes and ideas of the public.

In order to assure that individuals wishing to appear before the Board may be heard and at the same time conduct its meetings properly and efficiently, the Board has adopted the following procedures and rules pertaining to public participation.

• Individuals wishing to address the Board are asked to sign up in advance of the meeting or prior to the beginning of the meeting, giving their name, address, and topic to be discussed, to the district clerk. Names will be placed on a Speaker’s List and the speakers will be called in the order signed up. Speakers will be limited to five minutes. Open session will not exceed a total of thirty minutes without the Board’s discretion to allow more time.

• The BOE will designate a time-keeper and parliamentarian for each meeting.

• Speakers may offer such objective criticisms of school operations and programs as concern them. In Public session, the Board will not hear complaints of school personnel nor against any person connected with the school system.

• Any individual may request to address the Board in executive session if the individual wishes to register a complaint against school personnel or any person connected to the school system. Such requests must be in writing to the District Clerk by 3:00 P.M. on the Wednesday, prior to the Board Meeting.

• Personal attacks by anyone in attendance at the Board Meeting are unacceptable. Persons engaging in such attacks will be required to leave the Board Meeting immediately.

• It should be noted that Board of Education meetings are open to the public; however, they are not considered public forums. Undue interruptions or other interference with the orderly conduct of Board of Education business cannot be allowed. Only the speaker recognized by the President has the authority to speak.

• The Board vests in its president, or other presiding officer, authority to terminate the remarks of any individual when they do not adhere to the rules established above. The presiding officer may terminate the speaker’s privilege to speak, if, after being called to order, the speaker persists in improper conduct or remarks.