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BOARD OF EDUCATION HALF HOLLOW HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 12, 2005 APPROVED AS WRITTEN ­ SEPTEMBER 19, 2005 ­ OFFICIAL COPY MEMBERS PRESENT: Fran Greenspan, Vice President Jeanine Bottenus Carole Catapano Bradley Kessler, M.D. Jay Marcucci Anne Marie Sorkin Steve Noskin, President Sheldon Karnilow, Superintendent Michael DeStio, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education Kelly Fallon, Assistant Superintendent for District-wide Administration Patrick Harrigan, Assistant Superintendent for Research, Assessment and Special Services Victor Manuel, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Facilities Gloria Smith, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education Jack Feldman, Esq., Board Counsel District Clerk and Guests The meeting, held at Manasquan Central Office, was called to order by Mrs. Greenspan at 7:00 p.m. A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to convene into Executive Session at 7:00 p.m. in order to discuss personnel and contractual issues. The meeting convened into Open Session at 8:15 p.m.

MEMBERS ABSENT: ALSO PRESENT:

CALL TO ORDER:

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

OPEN SESSION: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

Mrs. Greenspan commenced the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Mrs. Greenspan welcomed everyone to the evening's Board meeting. The Board of Education and Administration introduced themselves to the audience.

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Mrs. Greenspan acknowledged Mr. Mel Stern, the newly elected President of the Half Hollow Hills Teachers' Association, in the audience this evening. Dr. Karnilow reported on an excellent start to the new school year. We do have two students from New Orleans who have registered; one at Vanderbilt, and one at High School West. We are very happy to have them here with us. PRESENTATION: FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS An Overview of: The Half Hollow Hills 2005 Summer School Programs Stacey Bernstein presented an overview of the 2005 Primary and Secondary Academic Programs. The session ran from July 5th to July 29th, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The Primary Program (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3) was held at Chestnut Hill Elementary School, and the Secondary Program (Grades 4-8) was held at Candlewood Middle School. The Curriculum covered English Language Arts/Reading and Mathematics, as well as Special Programs. Christopher Gitz presented an overview of the Western Suffolk BOCES 2005 Regional Summer School Program. The session ran from July 5th through August 15th , with Regents Examinations on August 16th and 17th . Courses were offered in English, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Physical Education. Students from several member districts included the Babylon, Commack, Half Hollow Hills, Huntington, Northport and South Huntington school districts. Students from non-member districts were also in attendance. COMMENTS FROM VISITORS RELATED TO THE PRESENTATION: Sabrina Frazer asked if there were any enrichment programs for children during the summer. Dr. Karnilow referenced the Rising Star Program which identifies students who, with additional support, can achieve at a higher level. There will be a presentation on this program at our next board meeting on September 19th at High School East. MINUTES: A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to approve the Minutes of August 22, 2005, with an amendment to the attached chart of clerical titles.

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ACTION ITEMS:

PERSONNEL A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Sorkin, and carried unanimously (6-0) to take the Personnel Report in its entirety. A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to approve the Personnel Report as follows: CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL Resignations 1. Dylan Carioscia 2. Linda Romano

Special Ed./HSW Music/FP

9/30/05 9/1/05

Appointments/Probationary 1. Evan Romano 2A Math/DW 9/1/05-8/31/08 NYS Initial Math Appointments/Leave of Absence Replacements 1. Lisa Garraffo 3D Elementary/DW 9/1/05-6/30/06 NYS Perm. Elem. Pre-K-6 2. Jennifer Giarrizzo 2B Special Ed./DW 9/1/05-6/30/06 NYS Prov. Special Ed./Elem. 3. Cynthia Lombardo 1D Elementary/DW 9/1/05-6/30/06 NYS Initial Childhood Ed. 1-6 4. Shannon Winsch 1A Music/DW 9/1/05-1/27/06 NYS Initial Music N-12 Appointments Part-Time 1. Robert Golden 1B 9/1/05-6/30/06 2. Lindsay Nickerson 1A 9/1/05-6/30/06

.4 Phys. Ed./DW NYS Prov. Phys. Ed. .7 Phys. Ed./DW NYS Initial Phys. Ed.

Changes 1. Nannette Armenti 10D .8 Math/DW (Previously .4 ­ Increased .4 ­ Total .8) 2. Laura Light 1D 1.0 AHAP/Elem. (Previously .4 ­ Increased .6 ­ Total 1.0) Substitutes 1. Wendy Budah 2. Ronald Caruso 3. Allison Gaiman

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4. Melissa Grodin 5. Jonathan Leonardi 6. Meaghan Martin 7. Diana Recupero 8. Sally Robilotto 9. Christal Rosenka 10. Kristin Seely 11. Nicole Wrase NON-CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL Resignations 1. Christine Anderson 2. Heidi Griffenkranz 3. Denise Mueller 4. Elizabeth Muller 5. Diana Recupero 6. Marie Spina Terminations 1. Anita Caliendo 2. Warren Deitch 3. Roseann Marino 4. Elvira Pesce Leaves of Absence 1. Barbara Catapane 2. Jewella Lynch

Lunchroom Monitor/SUN Lunchroom Monitor/CH Substitute Caller Paraprofessional/HSE Paraprofessional/CH Lunchroom Monitor/OTS

8/25/05 8/17/05 9/30/05 8/24/05 8/18/05 8/18/05

Monitor/HSW Monitor/HSE Monitor/HSW Monitor/HSE

9/13/05 9/13/05 9/13/05 9/13/05

Paraprofessional/OTS Paraprofessional/WH

9/05-6/06 10/3/05-12/5/05

Appointments/Probationary 1. Susan Davis $29,111 Senior Clerk Typist/ 9/13/05 Pupil Personnel 2. Jamil Hubbard $11.43 Food Service Worker/HSE 9/13/05 3. Denise Lanza $11.43 Food Service Worker/HSE 9/13/05 4. Delonte Martinez $11.43 Food Service Worker/CW 9/13/05 5. Richard Norwick $45,513Maintenance Mechanic/DW 9/13/05 Changes 1. Patti Donovan Substitutes 1. Laurie Angerville 2. Henry Hulsen 3. Danielle Marini 4. Maria Milillo 5. Kevin Parks

Head Cook/SUN to WH

9/6/05

Substitute Monitor Substitute Food Service Worker Substitute Clerical Substitute Food Service Worker Substitute Food Service Worker

9/13/05 9/13/05 9/13/05 9/13/05 9/13/05

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6. Nancy Schliwka

Substitute Monitor

9/13/05

Appointments/Permanent 1. Dina Berry Senior Clerk Typist/WH 2. Thomas Guditus Night Custodian/CO 3. Franco Piro Night Custodian/HSE/PAU Appointments ­ Monitors/Paraprofessionals/Etc. 1. Shaymaa Abdelkader Monitor/HSW 2. Ellen Berozi Paraprofessional/VAN 3. Carole DeDona Monitor/WH 4. Donna Dellilo Monitor/HSW 5. Andrea Gobourne Monitor/SUN 6. Patricia Marcoccia Monitor/VAN 7. Theresa Mitchell Paraprofessional/SUN 8. Monica Perry Monitor/HSW 9. Alison Rosoff Paraprofessional/CH 10. Maryann Rutter Paraprofessional/CH 11. Christine Sardinia Paraprofessional/CH 12. Melissa Schlosser Paraprofessional/VAN 13. Rebecca Yannone Monitor/SUN APPROVAL OF BILLS:

9/13/05 9/13/05 9/13/05

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A Motion was made by Mrs. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Sorkin, and carried unanimously (6-0) to accept the Approval of Bills for $4,350,328.75. A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to accept the Budget Transfers. A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Sorkin, and carried unanimously (6-0) to accept the following Bid Awards: 1. Bid #06-04: Districtwide Kitchen Ansul System Upgrade 2. Bid Co-Op: Snacks

BUDGET TRANSFERS:

BID AWARDS:

RESOLUTION ­ TOWN OF HUNTINGTON SPEED MACHINE: A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to accept the Town of Huntington Speed Machine Agreement (see attached). RESOLUTION ­ APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDERS: A Motion was made by Dr. Kessler, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to accept the following Resolution: WHEREAS the Board of Education recognizes that change orders may be required from time to time on capital construction contracts

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to accommodate a discovered job condition, to add or delete certain portions of the work or to otherwise change a condition or the amount of the contract; and WHEREAS such change orders may be issued without competitive bidding provided such change does not so vary the original undertaking as to constitute a new undertaking and without further voter authorization provided they do exceed budget appropriations for the capital project; BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Half Hollow Hills Central School District authorizes the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Facilities to approve and sign on behalf of the Board all capital project change orders up to the amount of $20,000, and that no payment will be made unless such change orders are approved and signed by the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Facilities, the architect and the contractor; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all capital project change orders in excess of the amount of $20,000 shall require prior approval of the Board of Education, and that no payment will be made unless such change orders are approved and signed by the Board President, the architect and the contractor. NOTIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NTI) CONTRACT: A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to approve the contract with Notification Technologies, Inc. for a three year term (see attached). CABLEVISION/LIGHTPATH CONTRACT: A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to approve the contract with Cablevision/Lightpath for the purposes of Voice/Internet Bundle Services (see attached). SCHEDULE OF INVESTMENTS:

A Motion was made by Dr. Kessler, seconded by Mr. Marcucci, and carried unanimously (6-0) to approve the Schedule of Investments for the period ending July 31, 2005. A copy of the Treasurer's Report for the period ending July 31, 2005 has been forwarded to the Board. Copies of Change Orders for capital projects that were approved during the summer months have been forwarded to the Board.

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NATE CHERESKIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Half Hollow Hills Central School District hereby establishes the Nate Chereskin Scholarship Fund to be funded by a combination of personal contributions, and funding from the family, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that to the extent possible said scholarships shall be awarded to graduating seniors of High Schools East and West upon criteria to be determined by the designated administrators of the Scholarship Fund. A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Sorkin, and carried unanimously (6-0) to approve the above Resolution.

SCHOOL PHYSICIAN:

Dr. John L. Franco of Diplomates American Board of Family Practice has requested that his name be removed from the Board of Education appointed list of school physicians. A Motion was made by Mrs. Catapano, seconded by Mr. Marcucci, and carried unanimously (6-0) to remove Dr. John L. Franco from the list of school physicians.

PSYCHOLOGIST FOR CSE:

A Motion was made by Mrs. Catapano, seconded by Mr. Marcucci, and carried unanimously (6-0) to appoint Dr. Leslee Nickel as a School Psychologist to serve on the Committee on Special Education.

COMMENTS FROM VISITORS:

Theresa DeAngelo and Josephine Simone addressed the Board regarding a transportation issue regarding Candlewood Bus #42. Sabrina Fraser feels that Candlewood Middle School requires air conditioning. Christina Noriega addressed the Board about the Food Allergy Policy, and the status on the school letter wording. Jean Varrone addressed the Board about the after school bus from Sunquam to Manasquan. Harriet Halstein said she would like air conditioning installed at Candlewood Middle School. The next Board of Education Meeting will be on Monday, September 19th, 2005 at High School East.

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ADJOURNMENT:

A Motion was made by Mr. Marcucci, seconded by Mrs. Catapano, and carried unanimously (6-0) to adjourn the meeting at 9:40 p.m. Respectfully submitted,

Rosanne Marini, District Clerk

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