Carlynton School District

 

Regular Voting Meeting

June 24, 2010

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

AGenda

Call to order

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIENCE:

 

 

PRESENTATION:  Recognition of Retirees

 

 

Roll call

 

public comment on business before the board:

 

approval of minutes:

 

Motion to approve the following minutes:  

 

  1. The minutes of the June 3, 2010 Agenda Setting/Committee/Voting Meeting as presented.

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

Minutes of the June 3, 2010 Meeting

REPORTS:

  • Executive Session – President Brown

Ø      Principals’ Reports

Ø      Director of Pupil Services’ Report – Mrs. Myford

Ø      Business Manager Report – Mr. Christy

Ø      Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Panza

  • Secretary’s Correspondence

Ø      Minutes of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center Joint Committee Meeting of May 4, 2010. (SC #0610-1)

 

·         Pathfinder Report – Sharon Wilson

·         Parkway West CTC Report Sandra Hughan

·         SHASDA – Patricia Schirripa

·         PSBA-Legislative – Raymond Walkowiak

 

 

BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD:

 

I.       Miscellaneous

 

Motion to approve  the following Miscellaneous Items:

 

1.       The Carlynton Junior-Senior High School Student Handbook for the 2010-2011 school year as presented, pending addition of final staff members;  (Miscellaneous Item #0610-01)

2010-2011 Carlynton JSHS Student Handbooks

 

2.       The Carnegie and Crafton Elementary Student Handbooks for the 2010-2011 school year as presented, pending addition of final staff members;  (Miscellaneous Item #0610-02)

 

2010-2011 Elementary Student Handbooks

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

§         FT…M.O’Neil…Crafton…Celebrates Parade…6/30

§         C…M.Mishkin…Penn State U…Transition Conference…7/21-23

§         C…L.Myford…Bedford Springs…Special Ed. Conf…7/26-29

§         FT…M.O’Neil…Kennywood Park…Performance…8/12

§         FT…M.Smoller…KDKA…Hometown High Q Comp…9/11

§         FT…M.Mishkin…Heinz History Ctr…Transition Event…9/16

§         FT…M.Smoller…Phipps Conservatory…Eco Challenge…9/28

§         FT…M.Smoller…Duquesne U…Calcusolve Comp…9/29-30

§         FT…M.Mishkin…AIU Event…Community Businesses…10/20

      (Miscellaneous Item #0610-03)

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

Conference and Field Trip Requests

 

II.    Finance

 

Motion to approve the following Finance Items:

 

  1. Treasurer’s Report for the month of May  2010 as presented; 

Treasurer’s Report – May 2010

  1. May 2010 bills in the amount of $1,620,629.40 as presented; 

May 2010 Bills

  1. Rosslyn Farms Earned Income Tax refund as submitted; (Finance Item #0610-01)

RF Earned Income Tax Refund

  1. Crafton Borough Real Estate Tax Refunds as submitted;  (Finance Item #0610-02)

 

Crafton RE Tax Refunds

  1. Resolution No. 437-10 establishing the millage for real estate taxation
    for the 2010-2011 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 #0610-03)

 

Resolution No. 437-10 Real Estate Millage

6.       Resolution No. 438-10 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 2010-2011 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 #0610-04) 

 

Resolution No. 438-10 Earned Income Tax Levy

2010-2011

  1. The Carlynton School District 2010-2011 General Fund Budget in the amount of $23,994,404.00;    

General Fund Budget

  1. Resolution No. 439-10 as submitted by the solicitor, to accept the funds made available through Act 1, the Homestead/Farmstead Tax Relief Act.  (Finance Item #0610-05)

 

Resolution No. 439-10 – Homestead/Farmstead Tax Relief Act Funds

  1. Designate PNC Bank, Crafton Branch, as the official school district depository for funds received for fiscal year 2010-2011 in accordance with Section 621 of the PA School Code;

 

PNC  Bank – District Depository

  1. Participation in the Ohio Casualty Worker’s Compensation Program at a cost of $48,865.00, effective July 1, 2010, as presented;  (Finance Item #0610-06) 

 

Ohio Casualty Worker’s Compensation Program

  1. The insurance package for the 2010-2011 school year as recommended by the Gleason Agency at a cost of $44,040.00. This includes privacy protection and network (cyber) liability; (Finance Item #0610-07) 

 

Insurance Package for 2010-2011

  1. That Patricia Keeley, Crafton Real Estate Tax Collector; Edward Adams, Rosslyn Farms Real Estate Tax Collector; and Peg Bowman, Carnegie Real Estate Tax Collector, be excused from further collection of school district real estate taxes for the 2009-2010 school year, effective June 30, 2010, 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. Reappoint Edward Adams as Rosslyn Farms Earned Income Tax Collector for the 2010-2011 school year;

 

Edward Adams – Rosslyn Farms Tax Collector

  1. Renew public official bonds for Board Secretary Kirby Christy and Treasurer Sandra Hughan;

 

Public Official Bonds

  1. Grant authorization for the appropriate officials to provide tax duplicates
    to each of the District’s tax collectors on or before
    July 1, 2010, in
    accordance with Section 682 of the PA School Code;

 

Tax Duplicates

 

  1. 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; 

 

Acquisition of Tax Collector’s Bonds

  1. Award bids for General, Art, Physical Education, Medical, Custodial/Maintenance and Athletic Supplies for the 2010-2011 school year in the total amount of $85,951.23 ;  (Finance Item #0610-08)

 

Awarding of Bids – General, Etc.

  1. The cafeteria operating report for the month of May 2010 as submitted by Aramark Educational Service;  (Finance Item #0610-09)

 

May 2010 Cafeteria Operating Report

  1. The South Central Area Special Schools (Pathfinder) Operation Budget for the 2010-2011 school year as set forth totaling $242,700.00.  As a member school district, the district’s contribution is $0, representing no increase to the district;  (Finance Item #0610-10)

 

2010-2011 Pathfinder Operation Budget

  1. The Educational Services Agreement between the district and the Allegheny Intermediate Unit for the 2010-2011 school year as presented. The estimated cost of each program or service indicates no increase over
    the past school year and is based upon the number of participating students;  (Finance Item #0610-11)

 

AIU Educational Services Agreement

  1. The May 2010 Athletic Fund Report as presented;  (Finance Item #0610-12)

 

May 2010 Athletic Fund Report

  1. The May 2010 Activities Fund Report as presented; (Finance Item #0610-13)

 

May 2010 Activities Fund Report

  1. Reject all bids for the Pool Filter Pipe Replacement and thereby re-bid the project by advertising accordingly; 

 

Reject Bids Pool Filter Pipe Replacement and Re-bid

  1. Award the bid to ______________, the lowest responsible bidder, for the Front Sidewalk Replacement in the amount of $____________;  (Finance Item #0610-14) TBP

 

Front Sidewalk Replacement Successful Bidder

  1. Award the bid to ______________, the lowest responsible bidder, for the Running Track Surface Replacement at the junior-senior high school in the amount of $_____________;    (Finance Item #0610-15) TBP

 

Running Track Surface Replacement Successful Bidder

  1. Award the bid to ______________, the lowest responsible bidder, for the Running Track Asphalt Topping at the junior-senior high school in the amount of $_____________;    (Finance Item #0610-16) TBP

 

 

Running Track Asphalt Topping Successful Bidder

III. Personnel

 

Motion to approve the Personnel Items below:

 

1.       The proposed professional and non-professional staffing assignments for the 2010-2011 school year as recommend by the administrative staff and that authorization be granted to notify affected employees of furlough and/or suspension.

 

Professional and Non-professional Staffing List for 2010-2011

 

2.       A long-term substitute position for the following individual for the 2010-2011 school year as recommended by the administrative staff:

§         Nathan Milsom

 

LTS Position for 2010-2011 School Year

 

3.       Reappoint Ryan Gevaudan as the Classroom for the Future Technology Coach for the 2010-2011 school year. This position is paid through the assistance of various grants;

 

CFT Coach – Ryan Gevaudan

 

4.       The resignation of high school assistant principal Courtney Conte as submitted;  (Personnel Item #0610-01)

 

Resignation of Assistant Principal – Courtney Conte

5.       Award a Temporary Professional Employee contract to __________, for the position of elementary Special Education teacher, under the terms and conditions of the Carlynton Federation of Teachers Collective Bargaining Agreement;  (Personnel Item #0610-02)  TBP

 

TPE, Elementary Special Education - _____________

 

6.       Employ the following individuals as long-term substitutes for the 2010-2011 school year at the elementary level, as designated,  under the terms and conditions of the Carlynton Federation of Teachers Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement:

§         _________________ (Full year employment)

§         _________________ (One semester employment)

§         _________________ (One semester employment)   

                            (Personnel Item #0610-02A)  TBP

 

Elementary LTS Positions –

______________

______________

______________

 

7.       Award the Class 1 position of High School Activities Secretary to  Donna McDonough, under the terms and conditions of the Secretarial-Cafeteria-Aides Bargaining Unit Agreement;  (Personnel Item #0610-03)

 

High School Activities Secretary – Donna McDonough

 

8.       Name Zachary Zofcin as an additional alternate to the list of 2010 summer custodial helpers as presented;  (Personnel Item #0610-04)

 

Additional Alternate for Summer Helpers

9.       The following additions to the 2010-2011 Athletic Supplemental List as recommended and submitted:

§         Joy Bhuta – Junior High Girls’ Soccer Coach, grades 7 and 8

§         Joseph Farkas – Weight Training

                             (Personnel Item #0610-05)

 

Additions to the 2010-11 Athletic Supplemental List

10.   The following additions to the 2010-2011 Activities Supplemental List as recommended and submitted:

§         Lori Dedola – Junior Class Sponsor

§         Tonilyn Longo – Play Director

                      (Personnel Item #0610-06)

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote

 

Additions to the 2010-11 Activities Supplemental List

IV.  Policy

 

Motion to approve the Policy Item below:

 

1.       The final reading of Policy No. 623, LERTA, as submitted.  (Policy Item #0610-01)

 

Policy No. 623 - LERTA

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

OPEN FORUM:

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

__________ First; __________ Second; __________ Vote