Williamson School Board – Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Reorganization Meeting held
The July 11th reorganizational meeting of the Williamson Central School District Board of Education was called to order by Donna Cairns. Mrs. Cairns was appointed as District Clerk and Mr. Patrick Wright took the oath of office for his new term. Mrs. Cairns opened the nominations for Board of Education President. Mr. Michael Collins was elected as President and Mr. Patrick Wright as Vice-President. Committee assignments were reviewed and the following appointments were approved:
District Treasurer: Gary Barno; Deputy District Clerk: Wendy Havens; District Tax Collector: Anne VanEenwyck; Purchasing Agent: Maria Ehresman; School Physician: Dr. Krishna Persaud; School Attorney: Wayne VanderByl; External Auditors: Raymond F. Wager, C.P.A., P.C.; Title IX Compliance Officer, Records Management Officer, Records Access Officer, and ADA Compliance Officer: Wendy Havens; Petty Cash Custodian District Office: Lorie Abbott; Petty Cash Custodian Elementary School: Courtney Swain: Petty Cash Custodian Middle School: Kelly Slater; Petty Cash Custodian High School: Pamela Opett; Petty Cash Custodian CSE Office: Annette Whitmore; Change Fund Custodian Cafeteria: Yvonne Forget; Change Fund Custodian Tax Collector: Anne VanEenwyck; Extra Classroom Funds Treasurer – Elementary School: Joanne Greaney; Extra Classroom Funds Treasurer – Middle School: Sheila Stevens; Extra Classroom Funds Treasurer – High School: Pamela Opett; Adult Education Director: Nancy Orbaker: Dignity for All Students Act Coordinators: Michelle Seniuk, Rhonda Tuchrelo, Amy Hanna, Cathie Abdunnasir, Leigh Prescott, Ingrid Wander
Additional designations and authorizations were approved and the Board agreed to join the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) and Rural Schools Association for the 2012-2013 school year. The 2012-2013 meetings of the Board of Education were set for the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month for regular scheduled Board of Education meetings with the following exceptions:
November (one meeting, 2nd Wednesday)
December (one meeting, 2nd Wednesday)
Rates for mileage reimbursement, substitutes and tutors were set before the closing of the re-organizational meeting.
During the regular meeting, a number of Committee on Special Education case summaries were approved and the Treasurer’s Report was reviewed. The Board of Education approved the consent agenda, which included the resignation of Wanda Stevenson, Bus Monitor and the appointments of Rhonda Bigelow as a Classified Substitute and Wanda Stevenson as a substitute Bus Monitor.
Under New Business, the Board discussed attendance at the NYSSBA Annual Convention & Education Trade Show in Rochester, NY. They approved the following action items:
• A 5¢ school lunch increase for the 2012-2013 School Year per Section 205 of the Healthy, Hunger Free Act of 2010
• The policy statement for Free and Reduced Price Meals
• A stipend for the Dignity for All Students Act Coordinators
• A stipend for Donna Cairns for attendance at board meetings
• Raises for the administrative staff for the 2012-2013 school year
• The contract amendment for the Superintendent of Schools