Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/18/2023 - 5:30 PM
Category: TRANSPORTATION
Type: Action
Subject: 20.2 Yonkers Public Schools Bus Monitors NYSED Mandated Professional Development Workshops, Pre-Service, Basic Course & Physical Performance Tests for the 2022-2023 Academic School Year
District Goals:
Goal 2 Professional Development
Continue to develop and enhance current practices and efforts in order to ensure teacher growth leading to enhanced student learning outcomes.
Enclosure BOCS Worksheet
Performance Based Contract - Schedule A - 10 Questions
Performance Based Contract - Appendix B
NYSED School Bus Attendant/ Monitor Form
File Attachment:
JAN23 - BOCS - Baltazar Velez - BOCS.pdf
122122 - Baltazar Velez - Schedule A.pdf
122122 - Baltazar Velez - Schedule B.pdf
122122 - Baltazar Velez - Blank NYSED Monitor Attendant Form.pdf
Rationale: As required Yonkers Public Schools Board of Education is requesting to purchase professional development workshops for YPS school bus monitors as mandated by NYSED.

Transportation department will contract certified School Bus Drivers Instructor: Baltazar Velez located at 309 North Broadway Apt., 1E, Yonkers, NY 10701; to teach the mandated workshops not limited to pre- service (new hires) basic course (bus monitors under a year of employment), physical performance test (eligible bus monitors only) for the academic school year 2022-2023.
Funding: Projected cost not to exceed $3225.00
General Fund: 450-5142-100000-5510-B2300
Resolution: WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with various vendors as mentioned above on resolution transportation to purchase professional development workshops to meet NYSED school bus monitor mandated trainings’ for the 2022-2023 school year,

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with various vendors as mentioned above on resolution, 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 various vendors as mentioned above on resolution, and,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with various vendors as mentioned above on resolution at a cost not to exceed $3225.00.

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 January 18, 2022, 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:
Dr. Fenix Arias - Manager of Administration
Signed By:
Finance Department - Finance Reviewer
Signed By:
Tom Collich - Purchasing Director
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 Kevin Cacace Moved, Member Dr. John Castanaro seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to enter into a contract with various vendors as mentioned above on resolution transportation to purchase professional development workshops to meet NYSED school bus monitor mandated trainings’ for the 2022-2023 school year,

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with various vendors as mentioned above on resolution, 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 various vendors as mentioned above on resolution, and,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with various vendors as mentioned above on resolution at a cost not to exceed $3225.00.

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 January 18, 2022, 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
   
Rosemarie Linton     Yes
Lawrence Sykes     Yes
Sheila Greenwald     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Amjed Kuri     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Rev. Steve Lopez     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes