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 student Nick Schultz. Recording Secretary Michale Herrmann called the roll; all board members were present, although Dr. Wilson participated via phone conference.
public comment on business before the board: None
approval of minutes:
Tassaro moved, seconded by Director Hughan, to approve the minutes of the
Ø Principals’ and Business Manager Reports – The principals distributed newsletters and highlighted certain news items; Mr. Christy noted that everyone should have received a draft of the budget and he would be happy to address any questions.
Ø SHASDA reservations are due for the April 17-18 convention
Ø Seven bids were received for print management services; food service bids are to opened April 3
Ø The district retains mine subsidence insurance for the high school but not the elementary buildings
Ø The WPIAL is considering six sections for football next week to condense the season
Ø To maintain the budget, $1.3 million is being shifted from the general fund. Mr. Christy said he budgeted conservatively, and when all is said and done, he does not perceive a drop in the fund balance
Ø The stimulus package allows for funding in five categories with specific guidelines for spending; Dr. Panza is attempting to stay ahead of the curve
Ø Sympathies were extended to the Kohl, Woods and Snelsire families
§ FT…Carnegie K Tchrs…Aviary / Bird Watching…4/22
§ FT…Crafton K Tchrs…Childrens’ Museum…Exhibits…5/11
§ *FT…Carnegie LS…Carnegie Library…Comm-Based Instr…4/8
§ *FT…Carnegie Gr 4 Tchrs…Carnegie Library…Concert…4/8
§ *FT…N. Tobin…Carnegie Library…Musical Production…4/8
§ *FT…M. O’Neil…Sto-Rox MS…WACA Honors Band…4/20
§ *C…N.Milsom…RMU…Business Ed. Seminar…4/28
(Miscellaneous Item #0409-1 REVISED*) On a voice vote, the motion carried 9-0.
Recommend the treasurer’s Report for the month of March 2009; PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the March 2009 bills in the amount of $________ as presented; PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the Rosslyn Farms Real Estate Tax Refund as presented; (Finance Item #0409-1) PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the March 2009 Athletic Fund Report as presented; (Finance Item #0409-2) PLACE ON AGENDA
Recommend the March 2009 Activities Fund Report as presented. (Finance Item #0409-3) PLACE ON AGENDA
Director McCartney moved, seconded by Director Tassaro, to approve Andrea Harrity as the facilitator of the elementary Extended School Year Life Skills program for a period of 15 days; (Personnel Item #0409-1)
Shannon Vitali as the
facilitator of the Extended School Year services to an elementary student.
The services will be conducted June 22 to
Brian Harewicz as the facilitator of a summer reading program for a period of 20 days; (Personnel Item #0409-3)
Jacob Trombetta as an after-school tutor for an individual student for 28 total hours prior to the conclusion of the 2008-2009 school year; (Personnel Item #0409-4)
The posting for a facilitator of
Extended School Year services to a secondary student. The services will be
conducted June 22 to
And the following additions to the 2009 Day-to-Day Substitute List as submitted and recommended by administration:
§ Sarah Donaldson – Elementary
§ Corinne Franklin – Elementary
§ Bryan Vitali – Health/Physical Education, K-12
(Personnel Item #0409-5) On a voice vote, the motion carried 9-0.
Recommend _________ to fill the one-year internship position as school psychologist for the 2009-2010 school year at a stipend of $15,000. (Personnel Item #0409-5) PLACE ON AGENDA
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS: None.
OPEN FORUM: Parent Kimberly Brown came forward, expressing concern that her son was injured in a gym class while playing Ultimate Football. Due to pain caused by a fall, she accumulated expenses through co-pays at doctors’ offices and the emergency room and was wondering if she could be reimbursed for those charges. Dr. Panza asked her to submit the bills to him. She also said she was upset that she was not notified of the accident until her son called her, informing her of his pain. She asked that parents be notified immediately in future/similar situations.
Reverend Ed Bowen mentioned that his church is planning some summer programming for students and he would welcome any suggestions.
ADJOURNMENT: With no further business to discuss, Director Hughan moved to adjourn the meeting at , seconded by Director Wilson. On a voice vote, the motion carried 9-0.