The Carlynton School District Board of Education
conducted its Agenda Setting/Committee/Voting Meeting
Call to order - The meeting was called to order by President Brown at . The pledge was led by Crafton Elementary sixth grader Gregory Schock. Recording Secretary Michale Herrmann called the roll; Director Roussos and Business Manager Kirby Christy were absent from the meeting.
public comment on business before the board: None
approval of minutes:
moved, seconded by Director Wilson, to approve the minutes of the
Ø Principals’ Reports – The principals provided an overview of student happenings and achievements.
Ø Director Walkowiak mentioned that much discussion is surfacing about GCA’s and he will keep his ears open for any new developments
Ø The district budget is evolving and he is predicting no tax increase
Ø PSSA’s will be administered the weeks of March 16-27
Ø Cafeteria workers are needed
Ø A PSBA video was presented, which discussed the state budget in regards to education
Ø President Brown made reference to the upcoming computer classes the district will offer to the public
BUSINESS BEFORE THE BOARD:
The following items were approved in one motion:
Director Walkowiak moved, seconded by Director Hughan, to approve the list of Conference and Field Trip Requests as presented:
§ FT…M. Smoller…Byham Theater…Culture of Lakota Ppl…3/9
§ FT…Crafton K Tchrs…Crafton Library…Visit…3/16
§ FT…Crafton K Tchrs…Crafton Fire Station…Visit…3/17
§ FT…Crafton K Tchrs…Crafton Police Station…Visit…3/18
§ C…L. Utchell…PATTAN…Elem SAP…3/24-26
§ C…J. Maslyk…AIU / RtI Conference…3/25
§ C…J.Supko…AIU / RtI Conference…3/25
§ C…R. Gevaudan…Robert Morris U…Continuing Ed…4/1
§ FT…M. Smoller…FLW Falling Water…Gifted Trip…4/7
(Miscellaneous Item #0309-1 REVISED)
Draft #2 of the 2009-2010 Carlynton School District Calendar as presented; (Miscellaneous Item #0309-2)
Replacement of natatorium roof due to high wind damage with the submission of PA Form 3074(c). On a voice vote, the motion carried 8-0.
Prior to the vote, President Brown mentioned the cost to repair the roof would be covered by insurance.
Recommend the updated K-12 Art Curriculum as presented; PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the updated Elementary Computer Curriculum, grades 5-6, as presented. PLACE ON AGENDA
The following items were approved in one motion:
Director Wilson moved, seconded by Director DiPietro, to approve Resolution No. 152 of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center General Operating Budget for the school year 2009-2010 as presented; (Finance Item #0309-1)
Resolution No. 153 of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center Alternative Education Program General Operating Budget for the school year 2009-2010 as presented; (Finance Item #0309-2)
Resolution No. 154 of the Parkway West Career and Technology Center Rental Budget for the school year 2009-2010 as presented; (Finance Item #0309-3)
The Request for Proposals for document management services for the district as presented; (Finance Item #0309-4)
Participation in the 2009-2010 Component III Consortium through the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. (Finance Item #0309-5)
On a ROLL CALL vote, the motion passed 8-0, although Director Hughan stated she was approving the vocational school’s budgets under protest because she did not agree with some of the increases.
Recommend the Treasurer’s Report for the month of February 2009 as presented; PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the February 2009 bills in the amount of $_____________ as presented; PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the Carnegie Real Estate Tax Refund as presented; PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the 2009 third quarter Athletic Fund
Report as presented;
Recommend the 2009 third quarter Activities Fund Report as presented. PLACE ON AGENDA
All personnel items were approved in one motion:
Director McCartney moved, seconded by Director Walkowiak, to approve the additions to the 2009-2010 Day-to-Day Substitute List as follows:
§ Jessica Ferguson – Elementary Education
§ Amy Perlmutter – Elementary Education
§ Edward Trizzino – K-12, Physical Education
(Personnel Item #0309-1)
Updates to the Athletic Event Aides Positions for the 2008-2009 school year. (Personnel Item #0309-2)
A Temporary Professional
Employee contract for elementary teacher Michael Rupp, effective
Letter of Intent to retire of elementary teacher Cheryl Mantich, effective the last day of the 2008-2009 school year, under the terms and conditions of the Carlynton Federation of teachers Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement. (Personnel Item #0309-3)
The hiring of James Daley as acting assistant principal at the secondary level at a $300 per day stipend with no benefits. The position will remain in effect through the end of the 2008-2009 school year. On a voice vote, the motion carried 8-0.
President Brown announced that Mr. Daley was a former principal with
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Director Walkowiak inquired as to the status of the board policy review by section. Dr. Panza said the 300’s are being reviewed now and will be ready to present to the board soon.
NEW BUSINESS: None
OPEN FORUM: None
ADJOURNMENT: With no further business to discuss, Director Hughan moved to adjourn the meeting at , seconded by Director McCartney. On a voice vote, the motion carried 8-0.