Lyons School Meeting – Tues., Jan. 18, 2014

A regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Tuesday, January 18, 2014 at the Lyons Middle/High Library, 10 Clyde Road, Lyons, New York.

The following coaching assignments for the 2013-2014 Spring Sports Season: Modified Softball Coach: Tom Carmichael, JV Softball Coach: TBD;  Varsity Softball Coach: Lauren Maddock; Modified Baseball Coach: Zac Young; JV Baseball Coach: Jon Eckert; Varsity Baseball Coach: Dean Schott: Modified Track Coach: Mike Palmer; Varsity Track & Field Coach: Roger Clark; Varsity Track & Field Coach: Randy Wadhams; Varsity Track & Field Asst. Coach: Steve Leo; Modified Boys’ Tennis Coach: Colleen Boardman; Varsity Boys’ Tennis Coach: Alex Watkins; Varsity Golf Coach: Eric Kuhn

Mrs. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent discussed the second reading of the Volunteer Policy.

Mr. Steve Veeder, Transportation Administrator discussed the Sale of Surplus vehicles. The district will be utilizing an online auction service in order to receive the highest possible sale price.

Mr. Mike Pangallo, Assistant Superintendent for Business discussed the Alternative Veterans Tax Exemption information with the Board of Education.  He explained the impact to the tax rate, deadlines, types of exemptions, the different levels of exemptions, and explained that the Alternative Veterans Exemption is applied before STAR exemptions and could impact the amount the district receives from STAR reimbursement. The Board of Education take no action at this time on the Veterans Tax Exemption.

The Board of Education approve the NFL High School Player Development program will be held on June 7 & 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and sponsored by the NFL-HSPP Football Camp.

Mr. Mike Pangallo, Assistant Superintendent for Business shared the Governor’s State Aide Budget Proposal figures with the Board of Education.  As per the Governor’s proposal, the district will receive only an additional $30,941 in operational aid over last years amount.

Nelson Kise, Middle/High School Principal reported to the Board of Education that Regents week was going as smoothly as possible.  Quite a few adjustments needed to made, given the two hour delays, but he reported his staff was thorough and he was very pleased.

Mrs. Denise Dzikowski, Superintendent distributed to board members the results of an efficiency survey. This survey will be discussed with the administrative team.

The meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

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