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Saturday, April 2, 2016

Bolivar-Richburg School Board meets April 5, 2016

BOLIVAR-RICHBURG CENTRAL SCHOOL
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
AGENDA
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
7:00 PM – Regular Meeting - Conference Room
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. President’s Report
IV. Superintendent’s Report
V. Public Participation
VI. Report: Ryan Britt Regarding Foreign Language Club
VII. Minutes of the March 15, 2016 Board of Education Meeting
A. Items for Board Action
1. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to appoint the following election inspectors and chairperson for the upcoming Annual School District Budget vote to be held on May 17, 2016 from 12 noon to 8 p.m.:
Connie Emery – Chairperson
Cheryl Sharp – Chief Election Inspector
Grace McCrea
Rose Feenaughty
Diane Little
2. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to increase the support of the Bolivar Free Library, Bolivar, NY, a free association library, by $8,000.00 during the 2016-2017 school fiscal year, and the Bolivar-Richburg Central School District is authorized to levy and collect taxes in said School District for payment thereof. This will make a total of $30,500.00 toward the support of the Bolivar Free Library.

3. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to increase the support of the Colonial Library, Richburg, NY, a free association library, by $5,000.00 during the 2016-2017 school fiscal year, and the Bolivar-Richburg Central School District is authorized to levy and collect taxes in said School District for payment thereof. This will make a total of $26,835.00 toward the support of the Colonial Library. 4. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, that the Board of Education of the Bolivar-Richburg Central School District, Allegany County, New York, authorizing the transfer not to exceed $372,000.00 from the Bolivar-Richburg Central School District Capital (Transportation) Reserve Fund to pay the full cost of purchasing three new school busses.
5. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to establish a capital reserve fund for the purchase of transportation vehicles:
WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Bolivar-Richburg Central School District has determined that it will be in the best interests of the School District to establish a Capital Reserve Fund for the Purchase of Transportation Vehicles, and WHEREAS, the Board of Education now wishes to adopt a resolution setting forth the terms and requirements for such a Capital Reserve Fund, in accordance with the provisions of the General Municipal Law and Education Law, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, AS FOLLOWS:

 1. That the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund For the Purchase of Transportation Vehicles is hereby authorized by the Board of Education of the Bolivar-Richburg Central School District.

2. That the creation of a Capital Reserve Fund for the Purchase of Transportation Vehicles is authorized by Education Law §3651, and that this Reserve Fund shall be known as the Capital Reserve Fund For Purchase of Transportation Vehicles. 3. That the purpose of such Capital Reserve Fund is to pay the cost of school buses and other necessary transportation vehicles needed by the School District.

4. That the Chief Fiscal Officer of the School District is authorized and directed to retain up to a maximum amount of Four Million Dollars ($4,000,000.00) from surplus funds, or unappropriated accounts, as authorized by the Board of Education, from time to time.
5. That the Chief Fiscal Officer of the School District is authorized to invest, from time to time, the moneys of this fund in accordance with the provisions of the General Municipal Law §6-c.
6. The funds contained in this Capital Reserve Fund For the Purchase of Transportation Vehicles shall continue for a period of no longer than ten (10) years from its authorization and establishment.
7. That the creation of this Capital Reserve Fund is subject to voter approval at a mandatory referendum, and the Clerk of the Board of Education is directed to have a proposition for the approval of such resolution placed on the ballot to be voted upon at the next general election of the voters of the School District, as required by law, and is directed to publish notice of such referendum vote as required by law.
8. Withdrawals from this Capital Reserve Fund may be paid out for the purpose of purchasing school buses and/or other transportation vehicles only upon authorization of the Board of Education, and approval of a proposition for such expenditure by the voters of the School District, which referendum shall be conducted pursuant to the provisions of Education Law §3651.
6. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to approve the Bolivar-Richburg Central School proposed budget for the 2016- 2017 school year in the amount of $18,411,761.00. After state aid, funds shall be raised by the levy of a tax upon taxable property of said School District.
7. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to approve the 2016-2017 Property Tax Report Card.
8. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to grant Elizabeth Liller’s request for a one half day of unpaid leave for March 3, 2016 in the afternoon, and also for March 4-16, 2016.
9. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to provide transportation for the Allegany Council on Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Inc., AH-SSUM Days 2016, June 27-30, 2016 not to exceed $2,600.00.
10. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to add the following person to the substitute list pending a background check:
Laura Jandrew – Substitute Teacher Aide/Cleaner/Cafeteria Worker
11. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to approve the following as volunteers for the 2015-2016 school year:
Megan Saunders, Eric Pastor, Susan Day, Kelly Garden
12. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to approve the CSE and CPSE recommendations.
13. A motion is needed, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, to declare the following items as surplus:
30 Unit Bretford Laptop Charging Carts – quantity 3
B. New Business
C. Items of Information
1. Warrant Summary
2. BOCES Annual Meeting and Voting Information
3. Updating 2008 Scott Foresman Reading Series
D. Adjournment
A motion is needed to adjourn the meeting at ____ PM, there being no further business.