Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/18/2023 - 5:30 PM
Category: DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS - CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, SCHOOL SUPERVISION
Type: Action
Subject: 18.6 Westchester Community College Amendment 1
District Goals:
Goal 1 Student Achievement
Provide curricula that fosters high levels of student achievement that embed 21st Century skills.
Enclosure
File Attachment:
GHS WCC AMENDMENT SCHEDULE B.pdf
WCC AMENDMENT GHS PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT.pdf
GHS Amended BOCS Worksheet Smart Scholars.xlsx
Rationale: Westchester Community College
Term: September 2022 - August 2023
Amount of Increase: $20,422.69
This is an extension of the collaboration between Westchester Community College (WCC) and the Yonkers Public Schools (YPS), to continue to develop and offer activities for the Smart Scholars Early College High School students in which courses are offered at Gorton High. The courses will be taught under the guidelines of the Early College Experience (ECE) program. This amendment represents an increase in the amount of $20,422.69. The total new contract amount will be $482,349.23.
Funding: Smart Scholars GHS
490.5241.23G162.2110.B2300
Resolution: WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to amend its existing contract with Westchester Community College to purchase additional services for Gorton High School in accordance with the Smart Scholars Grant Program,

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Westchester Community College a program which meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the New York State Education Department, and,

WHEREAS the District has determined that these services can best be provided by Westchester Community College, and,

WHEREAS the District has evaluated past services from the vendor and has determined that Westchester Community College has performed in a satisfactory manner, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to amend and existing agreement with Westchester Community College at a total cost not to exceed $482,349.23.

It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education (“BOE”) and the City of Yonkers (the “City”) as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City’s Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this Agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel’s Office.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Roseanne Collins-Judon - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Tom Collich - Purchasing Director
Signed By:
Finance Department - Finance Reviewer
Signed By:
Elizabeth Janocha - Deputy Commissioner
Signed By:
John Liszewski - Commissioner
Signed By:
Matthew Gallagher - Corporation Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Edwin M. Quezada - Superintendent of Schools
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Rosemarie Linton Moved, Member Sheila Greenwald seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to amend its existing contract with Westchester Community College to purchase additional services for Gorton High School in accordance with the Smart Scholars Grant Program,

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Westchester Community College a program which meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the New York State Education Department, and,

WHEREAS the District has determined that these services can best be provided by Westchester Community College, and,

WHEREAS the District has evaluated past services from the vendor and has determined that Westchester Community College has performed in a satisfactory manner, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to amend and existing agreement with Westchester Community College at a total cost not to exceed $482,349.23.

It is acknowledged and agreed that pursuant to the terms of that certain intermunicipal agreement by and between the City of Yonkers Board of Education (“BOE”) and the City of Yonkers (the “City”) as filed in the Office of the City Clerk on June 16, 2014, the terms of this agreement are subject to review and revision by the Corporation Counsel, as well as approval by the City’s Board of Contract and Supply. Furthermore, this Agreement shall not be enforceable until signed by both parties and approved by the Corporation Counsel’s Office.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 8 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 8 - 0
   
Kevin Cacace     Yes
Rev. Steve Lopez     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Amjed Kuri     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Sheila Greenwald     Yes
Rosemarie Linton     Yes
Lawrence Sykes     Yes