The board authorized the Administration to take necessary action to close out the 2014/15 school year and start up the 2015/16 year including personnel matters and bid awards that need be done before the board meets again.
The board also approved a Resolution providing real estate homestead exclusions for the 2015/2016 fiscal year under the Taxpayer Relief Act.
The board Requested permission of the board of education to submit applications with the intent to participate in Title 1 (allocation of $346,709) and Title II
Part a (allocation of $100,402).
The board approved Resolution providing approval for budget transfers and GASB 54 Compliance.
Guthrie Medical Group, P.C. was appointed to provide the Professional Medical Services for the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 school years
The board voted to exonerate the 2012-2013 and 2014-2015 occupation taxes for Alison Earle, 24977 Rt. 14, Columbia Cross Roads, PA 16933, due to being a full time college student; the total amount exonerated is $120.00.
The 2015-2016 Meal Prices were increased as follows:
Elementary Lunch $2.10 to $2.15; Jr/Sr Lunch: $2.35 to $2.40. The following prices are unchanged: Teacher Breakfast, $2.00; Teacher Lunch, $3.25; Breakfast, $1.25; Reduced Breakfast 30¢; Reduced Lunch, 40¢; Milk, 50; Juice, 35¢
The Updated Drivers Listing and the Updated Substitute Driver Listing were approved, as were these vehicle upgrades: #MW 1 Birdcreek/Coryland; , #10 Springfield; #19 Burlington – W. Burlington; #39 Wetona/Springfield/Leona Road.
These resignations were accepted:
Isaac & Valine Campbell -Drama Club Advisors.
Carleena Carnes and Diana Burri - Casual Custodians.
Bonnie Bixby was hired as Transportation & Food Service Director
Cassandra Colton was hired a as a 19.75 hr/week Casual Custodian at WR Croman.
Gyla Hoose was hired as Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent at a salary of $29,300.
Shannon Loveland was hired as Girls’ Soccer Assistant Coach.
Several 19.75 hour per week positions were eliminated and replaced with 20 hour per week positions.
Also created were these positions:
Transportation & Food Service Director;
20 hr/wk - 10 Month Casual Food Service Assistant
These positions were furloughed:
Tim McAninch, Health & Physocal Education Teacher; and Jeannie Estep – Casual Personal Care Aide
A job description for the new Transportation & Food Service Director was approved.
The board approved a new 20 hr/wk 10 Month Casual Food Service Assistant position.
Jill Hoffmann was transferred from second Grade to third grade teacher at WR Croman
These people were shifted from 19.75 hour to 20 hr/week positions:
Casual Custodians at W R Croman: Dorothy MacClaren, Diana Burris, Cassandra Colton,
Casual Custodians at Intermediate School: Kristina Williams, Ricky Cordingly, Melonie Mix, Joseph Mohr,
Casual Custodian at Jr.Sr. High School: Carleena Carnes,
Casual Custodian at Commons building, Deanna Richardson;
Casual Cafeteria Employees: Petra May, Danielle Boyd, Dolly Jones, Jenny Jennings, Barbara Morgan
Personal Care Aides at the Intermediate School: Catherine Zimmerman, Regina Crofut.
Jason Gee and Danielle O’Dell were employed as Extended School Year Teachers for the Summer, not to exceed 74 hours of instruction and Donna Williams as ESY Teacher not to exceed 26 hours of instruction
Catherine Zimmerman was hired as ESY Aide for the Summer of 2015 not to exceed 114 hours
The board approved a contract with Bishop Brothers Construction for $86,731.38 for paving repairs, crack filling, sealing & restriping of parking lots throughout the District.
The amended 2014/2015 Capital Budget and proposed 2015/2016 Capital Budget was approved.
Two booster clubs were approved: Number 9 Club for Boys’ Soccer and Lady Trojan Goal Club for Girls’ Soccer.
Policies 819 Crisis Management and 819.1 Crisis/Suicide Intervention were eliminated and replaced with new policy 819 Suicide Awareness, Prevention and Response