Carlynton School District

 

Regular Voting Meeting

June 28, 2007

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 minutes of the June 7, 2007 Agenda Setting/Committee/Voting Meeting as presented.

 

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 1, 2007. (Secretary’s Correspondence #0607-1)

·         Pathfinder Report – Sharon Wilson

·         Parkway West CTC Report – Sandra Hughan

·         SHASDA – Patricia Schirripa

·         PSBA-Legislative – Susan Demko

 

BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD:

 

·         Miscellaneous

 

  1. * I move to approve the agreement dated June 1, 2007 between the Carlynton School District and Student #002-0607 as presented. (Miscellaneous Item #0607-1)

 

·         Curriculum

 

  1. I move to approve the revised Attendance Policy, effective for the 2007-2008 school year, as recommended by the Education Committee and reviewed by the solicitor. (Curriculum Item #0607-1)

 

  1. I move to approve the newly revised Business Education Curriculum as presented by the curriculum committee and recommended by the administrative staff.  (Curriculum Item #0607-2)

 

  1. I move to approve the selection of textbooks for the Social Studies Department for the 2007-2008 school year as presented by the curriculum committee and recommended by the administrative staff.

 

  1. * I move to approve the deletions to the 2007-2008 Program of Studies as presented.  (Curriculum  Item #0607-3)

 

 

·         Finance

 

  1. I move to approve the Treasurer’s Report for the month of May 2007 as submitted. 

 

  1. I move to approve the May 2007 bills in the amount of $1,963,431.03 as presented.  

 

  1. I move to approve Resolution No. 418-07 establishing the millage for real estate taxation for the 2007-2008 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 #0607-1)

 

10.   I move to approve Resolution No. 419-07 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 2007-2008 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 #0607-2)

 

  1. I move to approve the Carlynton School District 2007-2008 General Fund Budget in the amount of $22,439,687.

 

  1. I move to approve the Educational Services Agreement for continuation of Special Education Services provided by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit for the 2007-2008 school year as presented. The district incurs costs only as services are used. (Finance Item #0607-3)

 

  1. I move to approve the agreement to participate in the Project Succeed Consortium for the 2007-2008 school year as presented. (Finance Item #0607-4)

 

  1. I move to approve the Letters of Agreement for Student Assistance Program (SAP) Services between the Carlynton School District and Chartiers Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, Inc., as presented. This agreement is at no expense to the district. (Finance Item #0607-5)

 

  1. I move to designate PNC Bank, Crafton Branch, as the official school district depository for funds received for fiscal year 2007-2008 in accordance with Section 621 of the PA School Code.

 

  1. I move to authorize the administrative staff to contract with A-G Administrators to provide voluntary student insurance for the 2007-2008 school year, at an amount not to exceed $30 per student for school-time coverage, and $115 per student for 24-hour coverage.

 

  1. I move to approve the Carlynton School District’s participation in the PSBA Insurance Trust Worker’s Compensation Program at a cost of $70,111, effective July 1, 2007, as presented.  (Finance Item #0607-6)  

 

  1. I move to approve that 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 2006-2007 school year, effective June 30, 2007, 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.

 

  1. I move to reappoint Edward Adams as Rosslyn Farms Earned Income Tax Collector for the 2007-2008 school year.
  2. I move to renew public official bonds for Board Secretary Kirby Christy and Treasurer Sandra Hughan.

 

  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, 2007, in accordance with Section 682 of the PA School Code.

 

  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.

 

  1. I move to award bids for General, Art, Science, Physical Education, Medical, Custodial/Maintenance and Athletic Supplies for the 2007-2008 school year.  (Finance Item #0606-7)  TBP

 

  1. I move to approve the insurance package for the 2007-2008 school year as recommended by BABB, Inc., at a cost of $67,594.  (Finance Item #0607-8) 

 

  1. * I move to approve a Day Student Educational Agreement between the District and Glade Run Lutheran Services as presented. (Finance Item #0607-9)

 

  1. * I move to approve the agreement between the District and Wesley Spectrum Mental Health Services for the provision of a full-time mental health therapist in the District for the term of August 14, 2007 through August 13, 2008, in accordance with all applicable requirements of state and federal law, as presented.  (Finance Item #0607-10)

 

  1. * I move to approve the Crafton Real Estate Tax Refunds as presented. (Finance Item #0607-11)

 

  1. * I move to approve the Rosslyn Farms Wage Tax Refund as presented. (Finance Item #0607-12)

 

  1. * I move to approve One Communication as the provider of telephone services for the District at a monthly rate of $738.40, as recommended by the technology department.

 

30.   * I move to award the telephone equipment bid to ____________ at a cost of $__________, as recommended by the technology department.  (Finance Item #0607-13) TBP

 

31.   * I move to approve abatement of delinquent taxes on the property at 316 Academy Street, Carnegie, in cooperation with the Carnegie Community Development Corporation, with the understanding that the District reserves the right to return the property to its tax rolls upon development.  (Finance Item #0607-14)

 

·   Personnel

 

  1. * I move to approve the Supplemental Athletic Contracts for the 2007-2008 school year as presented and recommended by the administrative staff. (Personnel Item #0607-1)

 

  1. * I move to approve the Supplemental Activities Contract for the 2007-2008 school year as presented and recommended by the administrative staff. (Personnel Item #0607-2) 

 

  1. I move to approve the annual and semi-annual ratings for Temporary Professional Employees and Professional Employees for the 2006-2007 school year and that these ratings be filed with the
    appropriate agencies consistent with Section 1108 of the PA School Code.

 

  1. I move to approve the list of Professional Employee Contracts to those who have completed three years of satisfactory services as submitted by the administrative staff and consistent with the provisions of Section 1108 of the PA School Code. (Personnel Item #0607-3) TBP

 

36.   I move to approve the list of Temporary Professional Employee contracts as presented, for positions within the district for the 2007-2008 school year. These positions will become effective August 22, 2007 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement. (Personnel Item #0607-4)

 

37.   *I move to approve the list of Long-term Substitutes for the 2007-2008 school year as presented, effective August 22, 2007, in accordance with the collective bargaining unit agreement.  (Personnel Item #0607-5)

 

38.   I move to grant authority to the Superintendent to employ professional employees for current vacancies during the month of July 2007 and that the Board ratify said employment at a meeting in August 2007.

 

39.   I move to approve the affiliation agreement between the Carlynton School District and Duquesne University School of Education for student teachers and interns as presented.  (Personnel Item #0607-6)

 

40.   I move to approve the posting for one (1) elementary teaching position and (1) aide position for the pre-Kindergarten Jump-Start-to-School program, to be held at Crafton Elementary School, August 6 through August 17, 2007.  The program will be funded by the Accountability Block Grant at no cost to the District.  (Personnel Item #0607-7)

 

 

·   Policy

 

41.   I move to approve the modifications to the list of submitted policies to include reference in accordance with the new Act 114 clearance pertaining to fingerprinting requirements for newly-hired employees.  (Policy Item #0607-1)

 

 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

NEW BUSINESS:

OPEN FORUM:

ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes of the June 7, 2007 Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary’s Correspondence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Agreement





Revised Attendance Policy




Business Education Curriculum



Social Studies Textbooks for 2007-2008


Deletions to the 2007-08 Program of Studies



 

Treasurer’s Report – May 2007

May 2007 Bills

 

 

 

Resolution No. 418-07

Real Estate Millage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resolution 419-07

Earned Income Tax Levy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-08 General Fund Budget

 

 

2007-2008 Educational Services Agreement with the AIU

 

 

Project Succeed Consortium Agreement for 2007-2008

 

 

SAP Agreement with Chartiers Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center

 

 

PNC  Bank –

District Depository

 

 

A-G Administrators  

Voluntary Student Insurance

 

 

 

 

PSBA Insurance Trust Worker’s Compensation Program

 

Tax Collectors Excused from Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward Adams – Rosslyn Farms Tax Collector

 

 

Public Official Bonds

 

 

Tax Duplicates

 

 

 

Tax Collector’s Bonds

 

 

 

Bids Awarded for 2007-08 School Year



Insurance Package for 2007-08 – BABB, Inc.



Glade Run Educational Agreement

 

 

Wesley Spectrum Mental Health Agreement




Crafton Real Estate Tax Refunds

Rosslyn Farms Wage Tax Refund

Telephone Services – One Communication


Telephone Equipment Bid –_____________


Abatement of Taxes at 316 Academy Street, Carnegie

 

 

 

 

Supplemental Athletic Contracts for the 2007-08 School Year

Supplemental Activities Contracts for the 2007-08 School Year

 

Annual and Semi-Annual Ratings and Filing for Professional Employees

 

 

Professional Employee Contracts

 

 

 

 

TPE’s for 2007-08 School Year

 

 

 

Long-term Substitutes for 2007-2008 School Year

 

 

Authorizing Superintendent to Hire in July


Affiliation Agreement with
Duquesne University for Student Teachers

Posting for Jump-Start-to-School Program

 

 

 

 



 

Modifications to Policies – Act 114 Fingerprinting Clearance