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School is backing shared garage

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - Updated: 5:28 PM

By PETE KLEIN

Express News Staff

LONG LAKE -- The Long Lake Central School District has gotten behind a proposed shared services project that would involve the school, town, fire district and county.

It voted last week to support an application for a state Local Government Efficiency Program grant for the project of up to $800,000. The Long Lake Town Board authorized the application in March.

This is the group’s second try for funding for the garage. It also applied last year.

The Hamilton County and Long Lake highway departments, Long Lake Fire District and the school district would share the garage. The intention is to house and maintain all their vehicles under one roof, sharing the costs and promoting more efficient government spending now and well into the future.

When the LLCSD Board of Education met May 13 it was a relatively short and uneventful meeting. A number of agenda items were approved while others were tabled.

APPROVALS

A policy on Prohibition of Weapons on school grounds was approved, as well as one on Weapons in School and the Gun Free Schools Act.

The Class of 2015 overnight field trip to Niagara Falls June 6-7 was approved.

The board approved the permanent appointment of Dustin Traynor as food service worker / cleaner effective May 15.

Jerry Flanagan was reappointed as tax collector with a stipend of $3,605. Flanagan was also approved as claims auditor at a rate of $19.54 per hour and summer cleaner at a rate of $10.65 per hour.

Jules Comeau was approved as general substitute, pending fingerprint clearance.

The board approved substitutes rates of pay for certified teachers and nurses at $90 per day and uncertified teachers at $70 per day.

Custodial / office / kitchen substitute rates were set at $8.75 per hour and bus driver substitute rates at $15.86 per hour.

TABLED

A resolution to approve Chuck Taylor as computer coordinator at $21.12 per hour, Mondays through Fridays, 7:30-10:30 a.m. with 16 hours per week limit was tabled.

A resolution to hire Steve Wilk as school psychologist at $300 per diem was tabled.

A resolution to hire Lisa Tebo, ADK Abilities, Tupper Lake, as occupational therapist at a rate of $75 per hour was tabled.

The LLCS BOE will next meet Thursday, June 12, starting at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

peteklein@hamiltoncountyexpress.com

     

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