The December 4, 2000 Board Meeting of the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors convened in the Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School Library at 8:05 p.m., with President Craig Roadarmel in charge of the meeting.

 

         Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

         President Roadarmel welcomed everyone followed by a roll call of Board Members:

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Rae Atherton                                 Henry Hynoski-Absent               Charles Porter

Francis Berger                              Linda Kreischer                         Craig Roadarmel

Elsie Bittner                                  Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager-Absent

 

OTHERS PRESENT

Dr. Steve Wilcox, Superintendent; Susan Helwig, Board Secretary; Joseph Springer, Business Manager; Richard J. Roberts, Jr., Solicitor; David Becker, Pat Shultz, Alan Lonoconus, William Hoffner, and Roy Clippinger, Administrators; and members of the media.

 

AGENDA HEARING PERIOD

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Wilcox requested an Executive Session at 8:06 p.m.  The Board reconvened at 8:55 p.m., followed by a roll call of Board Members:

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Rae Atherton                                 Henry Hynoski-Absent               Charles Porter

Francis Berger                              Linda Kreischer                         Craig Roadarmel

Elsie Bittner                                  Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager-Absent

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT – Cont’d

Dr. Wilcox presented Rae Atherton with a certificate of acknowledgement from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for her 15 years of School Board service.  Dr. Wilcox also thanked Steve Walk, Administrative Director of the CMAVTS for the tremendous dinner and tour provided by his students and staff.  Also thanked the board members for their support of his efforts for Southern students and staff.

 

MINUTES – PERSONNEL

            On a motion by Bittner and second by Meyer, the resignation of George Marchineck from the position of 2nd Shift Custodian, effective 12-12-00, was accepted with regret.  Mr. Marchineck has been in this position for 4 ˝ years.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Atherton, the resignation of Devin Knorr from the position of Assistant Baseball Coach, effective immediately, was accepted with regret.  Mr. Knorr has been in this position for five years.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

Board Meeting Minutes

December 4, 2000

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            On a motion by Kreischer and second by Bittner, employment of Mike Myers for the position of Assistant Baseball Coach (pending completion of all employment requirements), for the 2000-01 school year, salary $1452 (11.25 pts.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Kreischer and second by Porter, employment of Tim Snyder for the position of Elementary Wrestling Coach (pending completion of all employment requirements), for the 2000-01 school year, salary $7.70/hour (70 hours max.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Berger and second by Meyer, adding the following personnel to the 2000-01 Substitute List (pending completion of all employment requirements), was approved:

            Instructional

·       George Merrell, Secondary Social Studies

·       Elaine Gittler, Elementary Education

            Classified

·       Rick Levan, Custodian

·       George Marchineck, Custodian

Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

MINUTES – POLICY AND PROGRAMS

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Bittner, the Business/Technology Education class trip to New York City, NY on April 6, 2001 (at no expense to the district; teachers and parents to chaperone), was approved.  Trip will include tours of marketing departments in Macy’s, FAO Schwarz Toy Store, and emerging technologies at Sony Technologies Museum.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

MINUTES – PERSONNEL ADDENDUM

            On a motion by Berger and second by Kreischer, employment of Christopher Blockus for the position of Secondary Guidance Counselor (pending completion of all employment requirements), effective 01/02/01, at Step 1 of the Masters Salary Schedule ($31,100).  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

MINUTES – POLICY AND PROGRAMS ADDENDUM

            On a motion by Porter and second by Berger, canceling school on Friday, December 8, 2000 to allow staff and students to attend and support the team at the State Championship Football Game in Hershey, with the scheduled make-up day to be January 15, 2001, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

Attorney Rich Roberts requested a brief Executive Session at 9:10 p.m.  The board reconvened at 9:16 p.m. followed by a roll call vote:

 

 

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes

December 4, 2000

Page 3

 

 

 


BOARD MEMBERS

Rae Atherton                                 Henry Hynoski-Absent               Charles Porter

Francis Berger                              Linda Kreischer                         Craig Roadarmel

Elsie Bittner                                  Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager-Absent

 

BOARD COMMENTS

Craig Roadarmel also commented on the letter in the Press Enterprise, from a Steel-High teacher regarding how classy and well-behaved our football team was, and what a credit they are to their coaches, team members, and school.

 

ADJOURNMENT

            On a motion by Berger and second by Meyer, the meeting was adjourned at 9:20 p.m.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Susan J. Helwig

                                                                                       Board Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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