Carlynton School District

 

Agenda Setting/Committee/Voting Meeting

June 5, 2008

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

 

AGenda

 

Call to order

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Crafton Elementary Student

 

PRESENTATION:  Carlynton Senior High School Student Government

 

Roll call

 

public comment on business before the board:

 

approval of minutes:

 

  1. I move to approve the minutes of the May 15, 2008 Voting Meeting as presented.

 

Minutes of the May 15, 2008 Meeting

 

REPORTS:

 

 

  • Executive Session – David Roussos
  • Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Panza

Ø      Principals’ Reports

 

 

BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD:

 

 

·         Finance

 

 

  1. Recommend approval of the Treasurer’s Report for the month of May 2008 as submitted.  

 

Treasurer’s Report – May  2008

  1. Recommend approval of the May 2008 bills in the amount of $__________ as presented.

 

May 2008 Bills

  1. Recommend approval of Resolution No. 427-08, as submitted by the solicitor, to accept the funds made available through Act 1, the Homestead/Farmstead Tax Relief Act.  (Finance Item #0608-1)

 

Resolution No. 427-08 – Tax Relief Act Funds

  1. Recommend approval of Resolution No. 428-08 establishing the millage for real estate taxation for the 2008-2009 fiscal year as follows: Resolved that the Carlynton School District does hereby levy and assess the real estate tax for the fiscal year for all taxable property in the Carlynton School District for the Boroughs of Carnegie, Crafton and Rosslyn Farms, at 24.15 mills or $2.415 on each one hundred dollars ($100) of the assessed valuation on all property for school purposes. This represents no increase in the district millage rate. (Finance Item #0608-2) TBP

 

Resolution No. 428-08 Real Estate Millage

6.       Recommend approval of Resolution No. 429-08 as follows: Resolved that the levy of one percent (1%) on all earned income and net profit levied by Resolution No. 44 of 1966 and enacted under the authority of the Local and Tax Enabling Act #511 of 1965 and its amendments thereto, is hereby renewed for the 2008-2009 fiscal year and for an indefinite term thereinafter, and all taxes levied under Act 511 of 1965 including the earned income and net profits tax and the real estate transfer tax be reenacted without substantial change. This represents no increase in the taxation rate.  (Finance Item #0608-3)  TBP

 

Resolution No. 429-08 Earned Income Tax Levy

  1. Recommend approval of the Carlynton School District 2008-2009 General Fund Budget in the amount of $23,220,479.

 

2008-09 General Fund Budget

  1. Recommend approval to designate PNC Bank, Crafton Branch, as the official school district depository for funds received for fiscal year 2008-2009 in accordance with Section 621 of the PA School Code.

 

PNC  Bank –

District Depository

  1. Recommend approval to authorize the administrative staff to contract with ____________ to provide voluntary student insurance for the 2008-2009 school year, at an amount not to exceed $___ per student for school-time coverage, and $___ per student for 24-hour coverage.  TBP

 

____________  

Voluntary Student Insurance

 

  1. Recommend approval of the Carlynton School District’s participation in the ___________ Worker’s Compensation Program at a cost of $_______, effective July 1, 2008, as presented.  (Finance Item #0608-4)  TBP

 

_____________ Worker’s Compensation Program

 

  1. Recommend approval for Michael Crown, Crafton Real Estate Tax Collector; Edward Adams, Rosslyn Farms Real Estate Tax Collector; and Karen Welsh, Carnegie Real Estate Tax Collector, be excused from further collection of school district real estate taxes for the 2007-2008 school year, effective June 30, 2008, and that the list of names of those owners submitted by each of the above tax collectors be given to the delinquent tax collector for the purpose of liening.

 

Tax Collectors Excused from Collection

  1. Recommend approval to reappoint Edward Adams as Rosslyn Farms Earned Income Tax Collector for the 2008-2009 school year.

 

Edward Adams – Rosslyn Farms Tax Collector

 

  1. Recommend approval to renew public official bonds for Board Secretary Kirby Christy and Treasurer Sandra Hughan.

 

Public Official Bonds

 

  1. Recommend approval to grant authorization for the appropriate officials to provide tax duplicates to each of the District’s tax collectors on or before July 1, 2008, in accordance with Section 682 of the PA School Code.

 

Tax Duplicates

  1. Recommend approval to authorize the District to acquire the tax collector’s bonds as required by Section 684 of the PA School Code for the Carnegie, Crafton and Rosslyn Farms Tax Collectors.

 

Tax Collector’s Bonds

  1. Recommend approval to award bids for General, Art, Physical Education, Medical, Custodial/Maintenance and Athletic Supplies for the 2008-2009 school year.  (Finance Item #0608-5)  TBP

 

Bids Awarded for 2008-09 School Year

 

  1. Recommend approval of the insurance package for the 2008-2009 school year as recommended by _________ at a cost of $_________. (Finance Item #0608-6)  TBP

 

Insurance Package for 2008-2009

  1. Recommend approval of a Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refund as presented. (Finance Item #0608-7) TBP

 

Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refund

  1. Recommend approval of the Rosslyn Farms Wage Tax Refuns as presented.  (Finance Item #0608-8)  TBP

 

Rosslyn Farms Wage Tax Refund

  1. Recommend approval to rescind Ordinance No. 2059 between the Borough of Carnegie, the Carlynton School District and Allegheny County in regards to real estate tax exemption.

 

Rescind Ordinance No. 2059

  1. Recommend approval to renew the yearbook publication agreement with Jostens as presented.  (Finance Item #0608-9)

 

Yearbook Publication Agreement

  1. Recommend approval of the April and May 2008 Cafeteria Report as presented by Aramark Educational Services.  (Finance Item #0608-10)

 

2008 Cafeteria Report

  1. Recommend approval of the Letters of Agreement between Chartiers Community Mental Health and Retardation Center and the District in regards to student assistance services for the 2008-2009 school year, at no cost to the District.  (Finance Item #0608-11)

 

Chartiers Mental Health and Retardation Center Agreement

·   Personnel

 

24.   I move to approve the addition to the Activities Supplemental List for the 2008-09 school year as reviewed by the administration presented:

§         Cynthia Eddy and Stefanie Barnes – National Honor Society
             Co-Sponsors  (Personnel Item #0608-1)

 

Addition to the 2008-09 Supplemental Activities List

25.   I move to approve to accept the resignation of Carnegie Elementary Principal Amy Burch, effective July 31, 2008. (Personnel Item #0608-2)

 

Resignation – Amy Burch

26.   I move to approve to accept the resignation of elementary teacher Julie Barrett, effective June 9, 2008. (Personnel Item #0608-3)

 

Resignation – Julie Barrett

27.   I move to approve to accept the resignation of high school music teacher/band director Kevin Lucey, effective August 1, 2008. (Personnel Item #0608-4)

 

Resignation – Kevin Lucey

28.   I move to approve the posting for Language Arts and Mathematic tutors the 2008-2009 SAT Preparation classes.

 

Posting – SAT Class Tutors

 

29.   I move to approve the job description and posting for the Classrooms of the Future Coach (a one-year, grant-funded position) for the Technology Department.

 

Job Description and Job Posting – Classroom of the Future Coach

 

30.   I move to approve David Zinski as the twelfth summer custodial helper, beginning June 9, 2008 through August 20, 2008, at an hourly rate of $7.15, and Adam Miller as a summer custodial helper substitute.

 

Summer 2008 Custodial Helper and Substitute

31.   I move to approve the completion of a Family Medical Leave of Absence for elementary teacher Sarah Vierra through the week of August 18, 2008, followed by a Child Rearing Leave through the end of the 2008-2009 school year. (Personnel Item #0608-5)  

 

FMLA and Child Rearing Leave – Sarah Vierra

·         Policy

 

 

32.   Recommend approval of the 200 series of the Carlynton School District Board Policies as reviewed and amended.

 

200 Series – Board Policies

33.   Recommend approval of the 300 series of the Carlynton School District Board Policies as reviewed and amended.

 

300 Series – Board Policies

34.   Recommend approval of the revisions to Policy No. 707, the Use of Facilities guidelines, by selecting Draft # _______.   (Policy Item #0608-1) 

 

Revisions to Policy No. 707

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

OPEN FORUM:

 

 

ADJOURNMENT: