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For Employees


May 2, 2017

HFM BOCES annual Closing Day set for June 23

The 2016-2017 school year will conclude with a BOCES-wide staff meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, June 23 in the Conference Center at the HFM BOCES Main Campus. Attendance is required for all employees. There will be boxes set up in the back of the conference center for all paperwork that needs to be turned in including attendance sheets and all business office paperwork. And mark your calendars, Opening Day for the 2017-2018 school year will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

April 17, 2017:

OMNI Updates: Providing a better understanding of your tax deferred retirement benefit

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A printed edition of the staff handbook is available in the HFM administration offices.

During the School Year

IMPORTANT: The Health/Safety Concern Reporting Form should be used for circumstances related to specific safety and health issues that need to be addressed outside of the normal work order system. Please enter routine comfort-related requests through myschoolbuilding. Emergency situations should be reported directly to your program supervisor or the Operations Department at 736-4380.

Payroll & Mileage

Payroll and mileage checks may NOT be cashed prior to the date printed on the check. In addition, all checks must be cashed within 60 days. After 60 days, the bank considers them stale dated checks and will no longer honor them.


Please use the forms below to file claims for mileage accumulated prior to Jan. 1, 2017.

Benefits & Insurance

  • 403(b) Universal Availability Notification (rev. 2016) (This notice informs you that, as an employee of HFM BOCES, you are eligible to participate in the District—sponsored 403(b) retirement plan.)
  • OMNI Updates: Providing a better understanding of your tax deferred retirement benefit
  • Workers’ Compensation Pharmacy Benefits Notification (This notice provides information on getting medication under a workers’ compensation claim with the New York State Insurance Fund.)
  • If you cannot find a form you need, are unable to access any of these forms, or have any questions, contact the Business Office, (518) 736-4310.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Insurance Changes

Health insurance may be changed only two times during the year. Please speak with the HFM BOCES District Clerk (736-4681, ext. 4696) in December or in June if you anticipate a change.

Health Savings Account Employee Contribution Form-2017

Important Forms

New York State Labor Law entitles HFM BOCES employees to take a leave of absence for breast or prostate cancer screening, and to donate blood. Please submit the correct form to document your request.

Information regarding the Family Medical Leave Act may be found in HFM BOCES Board Policy Manual under Section 6400 PERSONNEL.

Information regarding workplace harassment may be found in HFM BOCES Board Policy Manual  under Section 0010 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND NONDISCRIMINATION.

Health, Safety Risk Management Information for Staff

lilworkmanASeveral employee forms are updated annually and will be added to the page as soon as they are ready. If you have difficulty finding what you are looking for, please call the Business Office (518) 736-4310.