Proceedings of Board of Education Special Meeting on August 31, 2017

PRESENT -Todd Mcfee, Ronald Kardash, Jami Stevens and Joseph Bartholomew ABSENT -David Przestrzelski  and Jeffrey Jones

OTHERS -David W. Ziskin, Superintendent of Schools

CALL TO ORDER -President Kardash called the meeting to order at 4:02 p.m.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 PUBLIC COMMENT –  Nothing at this time

EXECUTIVE SESSION -Mr. Bartholomew moved, seconded by Mr. Mcfee to move to executive session at 4:03p.m. to discuss personnel matters. AYES: Bartholomew, Mcfee, Stevens, and Kardash. NAYES: None. ABSTAIN: None. Motion Carried.

RETURN TO OPEN SESSION -The board returned to open session at 4:12 p.m. on a motion by Mrs. Stevens and seconded by Mr. Mcfee. President Kardash indicated that no action was taken during executive session.

APPOINTMENT (PHYSICAL EDUCATION – M. MEIER) – Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Ziskin, Mr. Mcf ee moved, seconded by Mr. Bartholomew to adopt the following resolution: BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Fort Plain Central School District hereby conditionally appoints Michael Meier to a 4-year probationary term in the tenure area of Physical Education effective September 1, 2017 and expiring on August 31, 2021. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this appointment is made on a conditional basis and subject to a receipt of both a statement from Mr. Meier regarding criminal conviction(s) or pending criminal charges and the receipt of a criminal background clearance from the Commissioner of Education. Mr. Meier’s continued employment is specifically contingent upon the District’s receipt of  notice, from the Commissioner of Education, that he is fully cleared for employment. Mr. Meier will be assigned to the position of Physical Education Teacher and will be placed on Step 5 of the salary schedule. AYES: Bartholomew, Mcf ee, Stevens, and Kardash. NAYES: None.

ABSTAIN: None. Motion Carried.

ADJOURNMENT  -Mr. Stevens moved, seconded by Mr. Mcf ee to adjourn the meeting at 4:13 p.m. AYES: Bartholomew, Mcfee, Stevens, and Kardash. NAYES: None. ABSTAIN: None. Motion Carried.