Aug. 24, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes

The Board of Education Special meeting was held via Zoom on Monday, August 24, 2020 in the High School Queensbury Room.

Call to order

President Mannix called the meeting to order at 5:46 p.m.

The Pledge to the Flag was led by President Mannix.

Present

Patricia Belden (via Zoom at 5:50 p.m.), Francis Cabana, Stacy Flaherty, Kathleen Holser, Daniel Mannix, Amy Molloy, Joseph Scriver (via Zoom), Timothy Weaver, Superintendent of Schools Kyle Gannon, Clerk of the Board Scott Whittemore, Director of Human Resources Amy Georgeadis and Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Denise Troelstra

Absent

Michael Shea, Ph.D.

Business items

Motion by Mr. Weaver and seconded by Mrs. Molloy to approve the following resolution:

Motion to approve the contract award of Contract No. 1- Remediation Construction Work Prime Contract (RC) of the QMS 2021 Emergency Project to MP Environmental Services, Inc as the low bidder in the amount of $38,300.

7 in favor, 2 absent (Mrs. Belden and Dr. Shea)

Motion by Mrs. Holser and seconded by Ms. Flaherty to approve the following resolution:

Motion to approve the contract award of Contract No. I – Mechanical Single Prime Contract (MC) of the QHS 2021 Emergency Boiler Project to Eckert Mechanical, LLC as the low bidder in the amount of $118,184.

7 in favor, 2 absent (Mrs. Belden and Dr. Shea)

Board Member Comments – Mr. Gannon commented on the School Resource Officer program at Queensbury Union Free School District and asked for feedback from the Board of Education. (Mrs. Belden joined the meeting at 5:50 p.m.)

Informational items

  • Wednesday, September 2 – Superintendent’s Conference Day
  • Thursday, September 3 – Superintendent’s Conference/Opening Day – 8:00 a.m.
  • Monday, September 14 – Board of Education Meeting – 7:00 p.m.
    Location: the Queensbury Room at the high school
  • Thursday, September 17 – Adirondack Area School Boards Meeting – 6:00 p.m. Social, 6:45 p.m. – Dinner – Guest Speaker, Robert Schneider, NYSSBA Executive Director
    Location: Queensbury Hotel

Motion by Mr. Weaver and seconded by Ms. Flahe1ty to adjourn the Board of Education meeting at 6: 11 p.m.

8 in favor, 1 absent (Dr. Shea)

Respectfully submitted,

Scott Whittemore
Assistant Superintendent for Business