Carlynton School District

 

Regular Voting Meeting

June 26, 2008

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

 

AGenda

 

Call to order

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: 

Roll call

public comment on business before the board:

approval of minutes:

 

  1. *  I move to approve the voting meeting minutes of the May 15, 2008, and the minutes of the continuation of the meeting on May 27, 2008, as presented.

 

Minutes of the May 15, 2008  (and May 27, 2008) Meeting

  1. *  I move to approve the minutes of the June 5, 2008 meeting as presented.

 

Minutes of the June 5, 2008 Meeting

REPORTS:

 

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

Ø      Principals’ Reports

 

  • Secretary’s Correspondence

Ø      * Minutes of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center Joint Committee Meeting of May 6, 2008. (Secretary’s Correspondence #0608-1)

Secretary’s Correspondence

·         Pathfinder Report – Sharon Wilson

·         Parkway West CTC Report – Sandra Hughan

·         SHASDA – Patricia Schirripa

·         PSBA-Legislative – Raymond Walkowiak

 

 

BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD:

  

·         Miscellaneous

 

  1. *  I move to appoint the following physician for the 2008-2009 school year under the stipulations contained in established board policy:

§   Dr. Sherry Marinacci – School Eye Examiner

                      (Miscellaneous Item #0608-1)

 

Eye Examiner for 2008-2009

  1. *  I move to approve the following conference request as presented:

§   Lee Myford…Bedford Springs…Special Ed. Leadership Academy

   …6/30 to 7/3

   (Miscellaneous Item #0608-2)

 

Conference Request

·         Curriculum

 

 

  1. *  I move to approve the newly revised Language Arts Curriculum as presented.

 

Language Arts Curriculum

·         Finance

 

 

  1. I move to approve the Treasurer’s Report for the month of May 2008 as submitted.

 

Treasurer’s Report – May  2008

  1. I move to approve the May 2008 bills in the amount of $1,367,177.83 as presented.

 

May 2008 Bills

  1. I move to approve 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. I move to approve 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)

 

Resolution No. 428-08 Real Estate Millage

10.   I move to approve 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)  

 

Resolution No. 429-08 Earned Income Tax Levy

  1. I move to approve the Carlynton School District 2008-2009 General Fund Budget in the amount of $23,220,479.

 

2008-09 General Fund Budget

  1. I move 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. I move to authorize the administrative staff to contract with A-G Administrators, Inc. to provide voluntary student insurance for the 2008-2009 school year, at an amount not to exceed $30 per student for school-time coverage, and $115 per student for 24-hour coverage.  

 

A-G Administrators, Inc.  

Voluntary Student Insurance

 

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

 

Edward Adams – Rosslyn Farms Tax Collector

 

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

 

Public Official Bonds

 

  1. I move 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. I move 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. I move to award bids for General, Art, Physical Education, Medical, Custodial/Maintenance and Athletic Supplies for the 2008-2009 school year.  (Finance Item #0608-4) 

 

Bids Awarded for 2008-09 School Year

  1. I move to approve the Carlynton School District’s participation in the ___________ Worker’s Compensation Program at a cost of $_______, effective July 1, 2008, as presented.  (Finance Item #0608-5)  TBDecided

 

_____________ Worker’s Compensation Program

 

  1. I move to approve the insurance package for the 2008-2009 school year as recommended by _________ at a cost of $_________. (Finance Item #0608-6)  TBDecided

 

Insurance Package for 2008-2009

  1. I move to approve the Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refunds as presented. (Finance Item #0608-7)

 

Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refund

  1. I move to approve the Rosslyn Farms Wage Tax Refunds as presented.  (Finance Item #0608-8)

 

Rosslyn Farms Wage Tax Refund

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

 

Yearbook Publication Agreement

  1. I move to approve the April 2008 Cafeteria Report as presented by Aramark Educational Services.  (Finance Item #0608-10)

 

April 2008 Cafeteria Report

  1. * I move to approve the May 2008 Cafeteria Report as presented by Aramark Educational Services. (Finance Item 0608-11)

 

May 2008 Cafeteria Report

  1. I move to approve 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 #0608-12)

 

Chartiers Mental Health and Retardation Center Agreement

·         Personnel

 

29.   *  I move to approve the following students for the purpose of setting up the library for school district board meetings and taping/recording all board meetings at an hourly rate of $7.15:

§         Jacob Harlich

§         Jeremy Murphy

§         Samuel Schock

                   (Personnel Item #0608-1)

 

Students to Tape/Record Board Meetings

 

30.   *  I move to approve John Kubiscek for the athletic supplemental position of Varsity Head Girls’ Basketball Coach for the 2008-2009 season as presented.  (Personnel Item #0608-2)

 

Varsity Head Girls’ Basketball Coach – John Kubiscek

31.   *  I move to approve the annual and semi-annual ratings for Temporary Professional Employees and Professional Employees and that these ratings be filed with the appropriate agencies consistent with Section 1108 of the Pennsylvania School Code.

 

Annual and Semi-Annual Ratings and Filing for Professional Employees

32.   *  I move to not grant tenure to Temporary Professional Employee 07-08-02 and to move for dismissal.

 

Move for Dismissal –

TPE 07-08-02

33.   *  I move to approve the following list of Long-Term Substitutes for the 2008-2009 school year as presented, in accordance with the Carlynton Federation of Teachers Collective Bargaining Agreement:

§         Tonilyn Longo – Secondary Language Arts

§         Michael Rupp – Fourth grade, Carnegie Elementary

§         Emily Tupi – Fourth grade, Carnegie Elementary

§         Maria Wisser – Second grade, Crafton Elementary

                          (Personnel Item #0608-3)

 

Long-Term Substitutes for 2008-2009 School Year

34.   * I move to post for the positions of full-time Speech and Language Arts/Gifted Education teacher, part-time Speech and Language teacher and part-time Gifted Education teacher.

 

Postings – Speech and Language and Gifted Education

35.   *  I move to post for the position of Title 1 elementary mathematics coach.

 

Posting – Title 1 Elementary Math Coach

36.   *  I move to approve Cheryl Irwin for the position of full-time lunchroom/playground aide at Crafton Elementary, effective August 25, 2008, with salary and benefits consistent with the Secretarial-Cafeteria-Aides Collective Bargaining Agreement.  (Personnel Item #0608-4)

 

Lunchroom/Playground Aide – Cheryl Irwin

37.   *  I move to approve Rita Cygan for the position of Special Education teacher, effective August 21, 2008, in accordance with the Carlynton Federation of Teachers Collective Bargaining Agreement.  (Personnel Item #0608-5)

 

Special Education Teacher – Rita Cygan

 

38.   *  I move to grant authority to the Superintendent to employ professional employees for current vacancies during the month of July 2008 and that the Board ratify said employment at a meeting in August 2008.

 

Authority for Superintendent to Hire in July 2008

·         Policy

 

 

39.   I move to approve the 200 series of the Carlynton School District Board Policies as reviewed and amended.

 

200 Series – Board Policies

40.   I move to approve the 300 series of the Carlynton School District Board Policies as reviewed and amended.

 

300 Series – Board Policies

41.   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: