Carlynton School District

 

Regular Voting Meeting

January 15, 2009

Carlynton Jr.-Sr. High School Library – 7:30 pm

AGenda

 

Call to order

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE:  Jeffrey StephanCarnegie Elementary Sixth Grade Student

 

 

Roll call

 

public comment on business before the board:

 

approval of minutes:

 

 

Motion to approve the following minutes:  

 

  1. The minutes of the December 4, 2008 Reorganization Meeting as presented;

 

Minutes of the December 4, 2008 Reorganization Meeting

 

  1. The minutes of the December 4, 2008 Committee/Voting Meeting as presented.

Minutes of the December 4, 2008 Meeting

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

 

REPORTS:

 

 

  • Executive Session
  • Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Michael Panza

 

 

Ø      Principals’ Reports

Ø      Pupil Services’ Report

 

  • Secretary’s Correspondence

 

Ø      Minutes of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center Joint Committee Meeting of November 5, 2008. (Secretary’s Correspondence Item #0109-1)

Ø      Minutes of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center Joint Committee Meeting of December 9, 2008. (Secretary’s Correspondence Item #0109-2)

Secretary’s Correspondence

·         Pathfinder Report

·         Parkway West CTC Report

·         SHASDA

·         PSBA-Legislative

 

 

BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD:

 

 

·         Miscellaneous

 

 

Motion to approve the following Miscellaneous Items:

 

  1. Conference and Field Trip Requests as submitted and reviewed by administration:

§   C…L. Cramer…Duquesne U…Daffodils Days Kickoff…1/14

§   C…A. Harrity….PATTAN…PASA Training…1/14

§   FT…M. Lear…South Fayette HS…PMEA Chorus Festival…1/14-16

§   C…R. Pedersen…Heinz Hall…Professional Development…1/14; 3/11

§   FT…J. Tylka…Carnegie Elem…Knowledge Master Open…1/21

§   FT…L. Talotta/L. Rowley…SnoZone…Out-based Education…1/23

§   C…J. Maslyk…Sheraton SS…Title 1 Conference/Presenter…1/25-28

§   C…S. Cantwell…Sheraton SS…Title 1 Conference…1/25-28

§   FT…J. Tylka…Crafton Elem…Science Enrichment…1/26

§   C…L. Ramandanes…Sheraton SS…Title 1 Conference…1/26-27

§   C…J. Wood…Sheraton SS…Title 1 Conference…1/26-28

§   C…L. Zimmerman…Sheraton SS…Title 1 Conference…1/26-28

§   C…J. Supko…Sheraton SS…Title 1 Conference…1/26-28

§   FT…A. Harrity…Baldingers…Community-Based Ed.…1/29

§   FT…J. Tylka…Carnegie Elem…Watershed Workshop…2/5

§   FT…J. Tylka…Duquesne U…Future Problem Solving Comp…2/17

§   FT…Crafton Gr. 2 Tchrs…Pgh Zoo & Aquarium…Enrichment…4/22
         (Miscellaneous Item #0109-1)

 

Conference and Field Trip Requests

  1. Secondary Education Committee Parent/Guardian Survey.  (Miscellaneous Item #0109-2)

Secondary Education Committee Survey

 

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

 

 

 

·         Finance

 

 

Motion to approve the Finance Items as follows:

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report for the month of November 2008 as presented;

 

Treasurer’s Report – November 2008

  1. November 2008 bills in the amount of $1,646,485.41 as presented;

 

November 2008 Bills

 

  1. Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refunds as presented; (Finance Item #0109-1)

 

Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refunds

  1. Crafton Real Estate Tax Refund as presented; (Finance Item #0109-2)

 

Crafton Real Estate Tax Refund

  1. Rosslyn Farms Real Estate Tax Refund as presented;  (Finance Item #0109-3)

 

Rosslyn Farms Real Estate Tax Refund

  1. Award bid for a District Print Management System to Amcom Office Systems for the 2008-2009 school year at a pro-rated cost of $30,905.88;  (Finance Item #0109-4)

 

District Print Management System

 

  1. Resolution to specify that the 2009-2010 operating budget will not require an increase in taxes in excess of the index as outlined in Act 1 of 2006;  (Finance Item #0109-5)

 

Resolution – 09-10 Operating Budget

  1. Authorize the solicitor to file tax appeals on behalf of the district on properties where the recent sale price exceeds the assessed value by
    $50,000 or more;  (Finance Item #0109-6)

 

Tax Appeals on Assessed Values of Properties

 

  1. The Carlynton School District Financial Statements Audit Report for the year ending June 30, 2008, as presented by Hosack, Specht, Muetzel and
    Wood, LLP.  (Finance Item #0109-7)

 

Financial Statements Audit Report

  1. Reject/withdraw all prior bids and information regarding the District RWAN and authorize the administration to re-bid for Allegheny Connect/RWAN service providers.

 

District RWAN – Re-bidding

  1. The 2008-2009 Athletic Fund Report for the second quarter, as submitted.  (Finance Item #0109-8)

 

Second Quarter Athletic Fund Report

  1. The 2008-2009 Activities Fund Report for the second quarter, as submitted.  (Finance Item #0109-9)

Second Quarter Activities Fund Report

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

 

 

 

·         Personnel

 

 

Motion to approve the following Personnel Items:

 

  1. The additions to the 2008-2009 Day-to-Day Substitute List as presented and recommended by administration:

§         Brittany Carlgren – Elementary Education

§         Stacie Stonebraker – Biology/Science;   

      (Personnel Item #0109-1)

 

Addition to the 08-09 Substitute List

  1. The following additions to the Athletic Supplemental List for the 2008-2009 school year as presented and recommended by administration:

§         Jay (Frank) Janocha – Junior High Head Wrestling

§         David Dedola – Junior High Assistant Wrestling

§         John Tortorea – Head Varsity Softball

§         Mark Knochel - Assistant Varsity Softball

§         James Glaser – Head Varsity Boys’ Tennis

§         Nate Milsom – Boys’/Girls’ Head Track

§         Annemarie Bunch – Boys’/Girls’ Assistant Track

§         Benjamin Kohl – Boys’/Girls’ Assistant Track

§         Richard Milsom – Boys’/Girls’ Assistant Track;

                    (Personnel Item #0109-2)

 

Additions to the 08-09 Athletic Supplemental List

  1. The following additions to the Athletic Supplemental List for the 2009-2010 school year as presented and recommended by administration:

§         Ryan Gevaudan – Head Varsity Football

§         Larry Fingers – Head Varsity Boys’ Soccer

§         Meghan Dettling – Head Varsity Girls’ Soccer

§         Emily Tupi – Head Varsity Girls’ Volleyball

§         James Glaser – Head Varsity Girls’ Tennis

§         James Bassano – Head Varsity Golf;   (Personnel Item #0109-3)

 

Additions to the 09-10 Athletic Supplemental List

  1. The addition to the Activities Supplemental List for the 2008-2009 school year as presented and recommended by administration:

§         James Nagorski – Crafton Elementary Peer Sponsor; 

      (Personnel Item #0109-4)

 

Addition to the 08-09 Activities Supplemental List

  1. Family Medical Leave of Absences for the following faculty members, as submitted:

§         M.B., E.C., G.D., K.G., D.M., L.R., J.R., and L.Z.

 (Personnel Item #0109-5)

 

Family Medical Leaves of Faculty Members

  1. The resignation of Ken Harper, district cafeteria van driver, effective January 14, 2009;  (Personnel Item #0109-6)

 

Resignation – Ken Harper

  1. The retirement of Nancy Koziak, district payroll secretary, effective April 30, 2009, as submitted; (Personnel Item #0109-7)

Retirement – Nancy Koziak

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

 

 

 

·         Policy

 

 

Motion to approve the Policy Items as follows:

 

24. The revisions to Policy No. 801 – the Open Records/Right to Know Policy, as recommended by the solicitor and approved by administration;  (Policy Item #0109-1)

Revisions to Policy No. 801 – Open Records/Right to Know

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

 

For the next agenda:  The modification to Policy No. 113.2 – Behavior Management for Exceptional Children, as submitted.  (Policy Item #)

 

Modification to Policy No. 113.2 – Behavior Management

 

 

·         Student Services

 

 

Motion to approve the Student Services Items as follows:

 

25. The Letter of Agreement between the District and Pressley Ridge for appropriate student services for the 2008-2009 school year at no cost to the district;  (Student Services Item #0109-1)

 

Letter of Agreement – Pressley Ridge

26. The Letter of Agreement between the District and UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic for student assistance addiction liaison services for the 2008-2009 school year at no cost to the district.  (Student Services Item #0109-2)

Letter of Agreement – Western Psychiatric

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

 

 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

 

 

OPEN FORUM:

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT: