Meeting Minutes : Draft March 2, 2015 Town of Pittsford School Annual Minutes

March 2, 2015 – Lothrop School Gymnasium – DRAFT

School Board Members Present:                    Also Present:

Melanie Clerihew                                Jim Carvey, Moderator

Clarence Greeno                                  Helen McKinlay, Town Clerk

Eric Pearsons                                      Kelly Giard, Recording Secretary

Susan Markowski                               Approximately 23 guests

 

Moderator Jim Carvey called the meeting to order at 8:44 PM.

Moderator Carvey read the following warning:

The legal voters of the Pittsford Town School District are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Lothrop School Gymnasium on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 6:30 PM to transact any business not involving voting by Australian ballot.

 

Article 1.  Moderator Carvey read the following article:  “To hear and act upon the reports of the Town School District Officers.”

Ken Gagnon inquired the increase in enrollment.  Melanie Clerihew indicated that the preschool enrollment was not included last year.

Motion by Gordon DeLong and seconded by Ken Gagnon to accept the report as printed.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Article 2.  Moderator Carvey read the following article: “To authorize the Board of School Directors to borrow money in anticipation of taxes to meet the expenses of the Pittsford Town School District.”

Motion by Jim Rademacher and seconded by Gordon DeLong to approve the motion.

Motion passed unanimously.

 

Article 3.  Moderator Carvey read the following article:  “To have presented by the Board of School Directors of the Pittsford Town School District its estimate of expenses for the ensuing year.”

Motion by Ken Gagnon and seconded by David Markowski to approve.

The motion passed unanimously.

 

Article 4.  Moderator Carvey read the following article:  “To transact any other business proper to be done when met”

Motion by Ken Gagnon and seconded by Barb Pearsons to approve.

Melanie Clerihew introduced the members of the School Board.

Melanie Clerihew read an e-mail that was received by the School Board members from Principal Sara Raabe.  Principal Raab is leaving Lothrop Elementary to go to JFK Elementary in Winooski.

 

Article 5.  Moderator Carvey read the following article:       “To elect the following officers of the School:

a.     A Pittsford School District Director for a term of three (3) years

b.     A Pittsford School District Director for a term of two (2) years

c.     A School Director for Otter Valley Union High School District #8 for a term of three (3) years

 

Article 6.  Moderator Carvey read the following warning:  “Shall the voters of the Pittsford Town School District appropriate the sum of Three Million Eight Hundred Thirty-Two Thousand Three Hundred Forty-Five Dollars and no cents ($3,832,345.00) necessary for the support of its schools for the year beginning July 1, 20154.  The amount of such sum to be raised by taxes to be reduced by special education revenues, state aid and other incomes.

Motion by John Haverstock and seconded by Ernie Clerihew to adjourn at 8:52 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted:

Kelly Giard, Recording Secretary