Minutes � Special Budget Meeting � Board of Education � New Paltz Central High School � March 5, 2008 � 7:00 PM

 

CALL MEETING TO ORDER                                                                                                                                 CALL TO ORDER

Meeting was called to order at 6:12 PM by Roderick Dressel Jr., Board President.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                                                                                              QUORUM CHECK

                                                                Roderick Dressel Jr.

David Dukler

Don Kerr

Patrick Rausch

                                                                Michael Swigart

                                                                Laura Walls

 

ABSENT:                                               Edgar Rodriguez

 

ALSO PRESENT:                 Maria Rice, Superintendent of Schools (arrived 7:00 PM)

                                                               

ROLL CALL

 

The roll was called as reflected above.

 

CLERK PRO TEMPORE                                                                                                              CLERK PRO TEMPORE

 

David Dukler was appointed by President Dressel as Clerk Pro Tempore.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                                                                      EXECUTIVE

Motion made by Don Kerr and seconded by Laura Walls that the Board of                                                           SESSION

Education move into Executive Session at 6:14 PM for the purpose of discussing

contract negotiations and the employment history of a particular corporation.

 

Motion carried 6 - 0 with 0 members voting.

 

Out of Executive Session - Motion made by Laura Walls and seconded by

Michael Swigart that the Board return to Public Session at 7:00 PM.

 

Motion carried 6 - 0 with 6 members voting.

 

CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                                                     CALL TO ORDER

 

The Public Meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM by Roderick Dressel Jr., Board President.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                                                                                             QUORUM CHECK

                                                                Roderick Dressel Jr.

David Dukler

Don Kerr

Patrick Rausch

                                                                Michael Swigart

                                                                Laura Walls

 

ABSENT:                                               Edgar Rodriguez

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT:                 Maria Rice, Superintendent of Schools

                                                                Debora Banner, Assistant Superintendent

                                                                Richard Linden, Assistant Superintendent for Business

                                                                Connie Hayes, Director of Pupil Personnel Services

                                                                Bill Richers, Technology Coordinator

                                                                Maureen Ryan, Supervisor of Transportation

                                                                Mike Robinson, Director of Food Services

                                                                Members of the Public and Press

 

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

 

ROLL CALL                                                                                                                                                                        ROLL CALL

The roll was called as reflected above.

 

AGENDA CHANGES                                                                                                                                                          AGENDA

                                                                                                                                                                                                CHANGES

None

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

None

 

SUPERINTENDENTS REPORTS & DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

       SUPERINTENDENT COMMENTS Superintendent Maria Rice announced a new transportation plan implemented to respond to todays flooding.  Transportation Director, Maureen Ryan, was on had to make additional comments and answer questions.

 

       2008-2009 BUDGET DISCUSSION This evening was the initial presentation of the 2008-2009 Budget described as fluid at this date due to the time of year.  Discussion ensued by members of the board providing feedback and setting parameters for the Superintendent of Schools to come back to the board with revisions.

 

 

ADJOURN Motion Failed              

 

Motion made by Laura Walls and seconded by David Dukler to adjourn at 9:30 PM

 

Motion failed 2 YES (Laura Walls, David Dukler) to 4 NO (Rod Dressel, Don Kerr, Patrick Rausch, Mike Swigart)         with 6 members voting.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                                                                      EXECUTIVE

                                                                                                                                                                                                SESSION

                                                                                                                                                                                               

Motion made by Don Ker and seconded by Michael Swigart that the Board of

Education move into Executive Session to discuss the employment history of a

particular corporation.

 

Motion carried 6 0 with 6 members voting.

 

CLERK PRO TEMPORE

 

David Dukler had to leave the meeting.  Rod Dressel took over as Clerk Pro Tempore at this point.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:                                                                                                                              QUORUM CHECK

                                                                Roderick Dressel Jr.

Don Kerr

Patrick Rausch

                                                                Michael Swigart

                                                                Laura Walls

 

ABSENT                                                David Dukler (left at 9:30)

                                                                Edgar Rodriguez

 

ALSO PRESENT:                 Maria C. Rice, Superintendent of Schools

 

RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION

 

Motion made by Don Kerr and seconded by Laura Walls that the Board of

Education return to Public Session at 10:30 PM.

 

Motion carried 5 0 with 5 members voting.

 

ADJOURN                                                                                                                                                                            ADJOURN

Motion made by Don Kerr and seconded by Laura Walls that the Board

adjourn at 10:32 PM.

 

Motion carried 5 - 0 with 5 members voting.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

_______________________

David Dukler, Clerk Pro Tempore