Public Agenda
TYPE: Board of Education Stated Meeting
DATE: 4/21/2021 TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Held by Video Conference
DETAILS:
 
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY
1.1 COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY Info
CALL TO ORDER
2.1 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Info
2.2 PRAYER Info
2.3 MOMENT OF SILENCE Info
ROLL CALL AND QUORUM CHECK
3.1 ROLL CALL AND QUORUM CHECK Info
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION SUBJECT TO BOARD APPROVAL
4.1 MOTION TO ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR A LABOR RELATED MATTER Action
APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING
5.1 APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 17, 2021 BOARD OF EDUCATION STATED MEETING MINUTES Action
PRESENTATIONS
6.1 PRESENTATIONS Info
COMMUNICATIONS
- COMMITTEE REPORTS
7.1 REPORT FROM THE FACILITIES COMMITTEE MEETING OF APRIL 13, 2021 Info
7.2 REPORT OF THE AUDIT, BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING OF APRIL 13, 2021 Info
7.3 REPORT FROM THE WORKSHOP COMMITTEE MEETING OF APRIL 13, 2021 Info
7.4 REPORT FROM THE INSTRUCTIONAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETING OF APRIL 15, 2021 Info
7.5 REPORT FROM THE POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING OF APRIL 19, 2021 Info
- FROM BOARD MEMBERS
8.1 COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE BOARD Info
- FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT
9.1 SUPERINTENDENT UPDATES Info
- OTHER ITEMS
10.1 DONATIONS RECEIVED UNDER $10,000 Info
BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
11.1 ADOPTION OF BOARD MEMBERS REPORTS - 11.2 - 11.5 Action
11.2 Adoption of Opening Exercises - Policy #4111 Action
11.3 Adoption of Student Organizations - Policy #5210 Action
11.4 Adoption of Child Abuse, Maltreatment, or Neglect in a Domestic Setting - Policy #5460 Action
11.5 Adoption of Child Abuse, Maltreatment, or Neglect in a Domestic Setting Regulation - Policy #5460R Action
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORTS Action
12.1 ADOPTION OF SUPERINTENDENT REPORTS - 12.2 - 12.3 Action
12.2 Internal Control Reports and Corrective Action Plan Action
12.3 School Calendar 2021-2022 for the Yonkers Public Schools Action
PERSONNEL
13.1 ADOPTION OF PERSONNEL REPORTS - 13.2 - 13.4 Action
13.2 Non-Certified Personnel Action
13.3 Certified Personnel Resolutions Action
13.4 Tenure Action
DIVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PUPIL SUPPORT SERVICES Action
14.1 ADOPTION OF DIVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND PUPIL SUPPORT SERVICES REPORTS - 14.2 - 14.7 Action
14.2 CSE Initial Program Recommendations for Disabled Children 2020-2021 Action
14.3 Initial Program Recommendations for Preschool Disabled Children- 2020-2021 School Year Action
14.4 Annual Review of Disabled Children Action
14.5 Annual Review of Preschool Disabled Children Action
14.6 Agreement with CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute for 2020-2021 Action
14.7 Settlement Resolution of Notice of Intent to File an Impartial Hearing Action
STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS Action
15.1 ADOPTION OF STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS REPORTS - 15.2 - 15.3 Action
15.2 Amendment for Marcia Brenner Associates to Resolution 13.2 on 01/20/21 Action
15.3 Amendment to Powerschool Amendment 14.2 approved March 17, 2021 Action
FINANCE Action
16.1 ADOPTION OF FINANCE REPORT - 16.2 Action
16.2 Budget Transfers Action
DIVISION OF NON-INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES Action
17.1 ADOPTION OF DIVISION OF NON INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES REPORT - 17.2 Action
17.2 Textbook vendors per attached list - Amendment to February 2021 Resolution 17.6 – (Amendment #1) Action
HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION & INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS Action
18.1 ADOPTION OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ATHLETICS REPORT - 18.2 Action
18.2 Amendment to BSN Sports not to exceed $20,000. Original contract no. 2021-00000243 Action
FOOD SERVICES Action
19.1 ADOPTION OF FOOD SERVICES REPORTS - 19.2 Action
19.2 Westchester County Department of Health permits required for kitchen operation for School Year 2021-2022 Action
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Action
20.1 ADOPTION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY REPORTS - 20.2 Action
20.2 Nawrocki Smith - Amendment #1 Action
LIBRARY SERVICES Action
21.1 ADOPTION OF LIBRARY SERVICES REPORT - 21.2 Action
21.2 Equipment for YPS Libraries Action
PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS/VIVE Action
22.1 ADOPTION OF PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS/VIVE REPORTS - 22.2 - 22.4 Action
22.2 Mola Group Corp. and Yonkers Pathways to Success Action
22.3 Amendment for approved resolution 20.2 Westchester Barber Academy and Yonkers Pathways to Success Action
22.4 Amendment for approved resolution 20.1 Westchester Medical Coder, Inc. and Yonkers Pathways to Success Action
SCHOOL FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Action
23.1 ADOPTION OF SCHOOL FACILITIES MANAGEMENT REPORTS - 23.2 - 23.26 Action
23.2 AWARD of CAPITAL Bid No. 6569A, Contract 3 of 5, HVAC Work, CIP10816, “Building Renovations & Site Work” at School 9, to HRR Industries, Inc. for the amount of $169,000.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.3 AWARD of CAPITAL Contract RFB 6583, Contract 3/5 Electrical Construction, CIP10874 “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security and Site Work” at Riverside High School, to Commerce Electrical Contracting Corp. for $630,000.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.4 AWARD of CAPITAL Fund Construction Contract RFB 6583, Contract 1/5 GENERAL Construction (Building), CIP10874 “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security and Site Work” at Riverside High School, to Benchmark Construction Group, Inc. for $1,029,000.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.5 AWARD of CAPITAL Fund Construction Contract RFB 6583, Contract 2/5 HVAC Construction, CIP10874 “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security and Site Work” at Riverside High School, to ACS Systems Associates, Inc. for $ 214,000.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.6 ASSIGNMENT OF CAPITAL FUND EQUIPMENT TASK to ITG Larson for CIP10874, “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security and Site Work” at Riverside High School under Contract 2020-00000633 for a total of $222,201.49 Term is 550 calendar days. Action
23.7 AWARD of CAPITAL Contract RFB 6583, Contract 4/5 Plumbing Construction, CIP10874 “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security and Site Work” at Riverside High School, to S&L Plumbing & Heating Corp. for $333,000.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.8 AWARD of CAPITAL Fund Construction Contract RFB 6583, Contract 5/5 Site Construction, CIP10874 “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security and Site Work” at Riverside High School, to Vernon Hills Contracting Corp. for $ 384,747.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.9 Award of Equipment CAPITAL Purchase of Folding Cafeteria Tables for Yonkers Montessori Academy to AmTab Manufacturing Corp. C/O HNE Equipment in an amount not to exceed $45,171.84for term of 180 calendar days. Action
23.10 CHANGE ORDER 1 (CREDIT) for CAPITAL Contract 2019-0043, ELECTRICAL WORK, CIP10817 “Windows, Doors, Site and Security Improvements” at William Boyce Thompson School to Fran Corp (d/b/a All Bright Electric), in the amount of <$5,738.65>; decreasing the contract amount from $335,000.00 to $329,261.35. Action
23.11 CHANGE ORDER 1 (CREDIT) for CAPITAL Contract 2019-0042, GC Work CIP10817 “Exterior Envelope, Windows, Doors, Site and Security Improvements” at William Boyce Thompson School, to SMAC Corp, for a credit in the amount of $25,335.00; decreasing the contract amount from $1,284,000.00 to $1,258,665.00. Action
23.12 CHANGE ORDERS 1 thru 3 for CAPITAL Contract 2021-0269, CIP10901 “COVID19 Related HVAC Improvements” Districtwide under Emergency Declaration to D.P. WOLFF, INC. for in the amount of $1,509,576.20 from $140,423.80 to $1,650,000.00. Action
23.13 CHANGE for CAPITAL TASK under Contract 2019-0125 for CIP10901 “COVID19 Related HVAC Improvements” under Emergency Declaration to Best Climate Control Corp. for in the amount of $350,000.00; increasing the CAPITAL TASK 149,600.00 to $499,600.00. Action
23.14 AMENDMENT 1 to CAPITAL Construction Management Assignment for Part 2/2 CIP 10816, “Interior Restoration & Site Improvements” at School 9, to SAVIN Engineers, PC under Contract No. 618507 in the amount of $34,150.00, increase the assignment from $200,850.00 to $235,000.00. Action
23.15 Assignment of Architectural/Engineering Services CIP 10851 “Gas Conversion” at Roosevelt High School Contract 2020-0000632 with CPL Engineers in the amount of $14,343.96 for 365 calendar days. Action
23.16 AWARD of CAPITAL Fund Construction Contract IFB 6537A, General Construction, CIP10912 “Replacement of Duplex Sump Pumps” at School 23, to Joe Lombardo Plumbing Heating of Rockland, Inc. for $46,300 for a term of 183 calendar days. Action
23.17 SECOND EXTENSION OF A GENERAL FUND SERVICE CONTRACT No. 2019-00000838 for “Maintenance & Repair of Emergency and Exit Lights” to Total Lighting Service LLC, in the amount of $54,047.00 increasing the contract from $108,094.00 to $162,141.00 and extending it to 1095 calendar days. Action
23.18 AMENDMENT TO EXTEND CAPITAL FUNDED Contracts for “Environmental Consulting Services on a Requirements Basis” to four Environmental Firms selected via RFQ317 for 12 months. Action
23.19 AWARD OF CAPITAL FUND CONTRACT CIP 10911, “Installation of bleachers at Yonkers Middle High School” to Nickerson Corporation for $320,000.00 for a term of 365 calendar days. Action
23.20 Change Order 1 for CAPITAL Contract 2018-‘0589 CIP10746 “Reconstruction of Portions of the Building Envelope, Interior Finishes & Site Work” at School 25 to Empire Energy Specialists, Inc. for $ 243,006.94 increasing the contract from $ 1,436,710.00 to $1,679,716.94 and extending the term for close out paperwork. Action
23.21 Assignment of Architectural/Engineering CIP10874 “Interior Renovations, Doors, Security & Site Work” at Riverside High School under Contract 617160 to KG&D Architects, P.C. for Construction Administration Services, in the amount of $92,689.00 for 365 calendar days. Action
23.22 CO1 CAPITAL FUNDED 10915 to General Service PO2021-‘0101 “Maintenance and Repair of Oil Burners and Cleaning and Repair of Boilers,” to Ultimate Power, Inc., for $148,846.00 increasing the contract from $716,000.00 to $864,846.00 with no change in term. Action
23.23 Fourth Amendment to Capital Funded Contract 618507 for Professional Construction Management Services on a Requirements Basis to Savin Engineers to extend the term by 365 calendar days. Action
23.24 AWARD OF GENERAL FUND PO for three Purchase of Tents from Tentcraft, Inc., for $19,999.01 for a term of 180 calendar days. Action
23.25 Authorization/Re-Authorization for Capital Projects Action
23.26 AWARD OF A GENERAL FUND PURCHASE ORDER RFQ 2021-5402 under Emergency Declaration for Five Hundred (500) Replacement Filters for District air-purifiers from Delos Living, LLC for $26,237.50 for a term of 90 days. Action
DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS - CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, SCHOOL SUPERVISION REPORTS Action
24.1 ADOPTION OF DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, SCHOOL SUPERVISION REPORTS 24.2 - 24.13 Action
24.2 Catapult Learning LLC Amendment #1 to Res. #18.4 app. 10.21.20; BOCS app. 10.29.20 Action
24.3 Research Foundation of Cuny o/b/o City College of New York (Mathematics in the City) Action
24.4 Frontline Technologies Group LLC Action
24.5 eMath Instruction, Inc. Action
24.6 S.T.E.P. Academics - DONATION Action
24.7 Westchester Community College - Amendment Action
24.8 Making it Crystal Clear Inc. Action
24.9 Ducat Media Action
24.10 Interactive Health LLC Action
24.11 TTI Products, Inc. Action
24.12 Attorney General Settlement Action
24.13 Hanover Research Council LLC Action
DIVISION OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, FUNDED PROGRAMS, SCHOOL COUNSELING & THE ARTS Action
25.1 ADOPTION OF DIVISION OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, FUNDED PROGRAMS, SCHOOL COUNSELING & THE ARTS REPORTS - 25.2 - 25.7 Action
25.2 Amendment to Resolution 16.14-Interactive Health,LLC Action
25.3 Empowering Creative Minds LLC Action
25.4 Precise Translations, LLC Action
25.5 Gregory Joyner-Amendment #1 Action
25.6 Project Aurora Action
25.7 Research Foundation o/b/o The Graduate Center of CUNY (Bridges to Academic Success) Action
ADJOURNMENT
26.1 ADJOURNMENT Action