Meeting Date:   5/20/2020 - 5:00 PM
Category:   DIVISION OF EQUITY AND ACCESS - CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, SCHOOL SUPERVISION REPORTS
Type:   Action
Subject:   17.7 Wards Science Kits and Supplies
District Goals
Goal 1
To educate all students for academic excellence.
Enclosure BOCS
Sole Source Letter
SPS18-002 Contract Extension Letter
Quotes for science kits, lab equipment and supplies for every 7th-12th grade science classroom in the district.
File Attachment:  
AP Biology Equipment YMA.pdf
YMA Science Lab Equipment.pdf
AP Science Labs.pdf
Science Equipment for Multiple Classrooms.pdf
Roosevelt HS Science Lab Kits.PDF
Riverside HS Labs.PDF
LHS Liviing Environment.PDF
Gorton HS Science labs.pdf
Gorton Living Environment labs.PDF
YHS science kits for LE.PDF
Saunders LE lab kits.PDF
Ward's Science Kits SPS-18-002 Contract Pricing.pdf
Ward's Science for YMHS SPS18-002 Contract.pdf
Ward's Science supplies SPS18-002.pdf
Ward's Science for LHS SPS18-002.pdf
Sole Source Letter.pdf
SPS18-002 Extension.pdf
BOCS Ward's Science New.xlsx
Rationale Scope To provide Science Supplies and Equipment for Yonkers Public Schools with discounted costs from Wards
Science from the SPS18-002 Contract and are Sole Source. Ward's Science will provide science kits to all middle and high school classrooms (grades 7-12) in order for students to meet the NYS Science Standards. In addition to the kits, equipment and supplies for higher school science classes (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Living Environment) are contained in this request. The total cost is $45,805.17.
Funding General Fund: 450.5202.1000000.2110.B2520
Resolution WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to purchase science kits and supplies from Ward's Science for 7th-12th grade Science classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year at discounted costs from the SPS18-002 (Sole Source).

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Ward's Science, and meeting NYSED Science Standards, a program that meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the New York State Education Department, and

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Ward's Science to provide these curriculum materials and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Ward's Science to provide these materials at a cost not to exceed $45,805.17

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:  
Dawn Bartz - Executive Director of Social Studies, Science & Technology Integration
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. Andrea S. Coddett - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:  
Dr. Edwin M. Quezada - Superintendent of Schools
Vote Results:  

Original Motion
Member Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio Moved, Member Kevin Cacace seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS the Board of Education wishes to purchase science kits and supplies from Ward's Science for 7th-12th grade Science classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year at discounted costs from the SPS18-002 (Sole Source).

WHEREAS the district administration has designed in conjunction with Ward's Science, and meeting NYSED Science Standards, a program that meets the objectives set forth by the Board and the New York State Education Department, and

WHEREAS the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Ward's Science to provide these curriculum materials and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Education hereby authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to enter into an agreement with Ward's Science to provide these materials at a cost not to exceed $45,805.17

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: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion CARRIED 7 - 0
   
Steve Lopez     Yes
Judith Ramos Meier     Yes
Andrea Brown     Yes
Kevin Cacace     Yes
Dr. John Castanaro     Yes
Dr. Rosalba Corrado Del Vecchio     Yes
Abdool H. Jamal     Yes