The August 13, 2001 Board Meeting of the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors convened in the High School Library 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-Arr. 7:45pm        Charles Porter

Francis Berger                                Linda Kreischer                           Craig Roadarmel

Elsie Bittner                                    Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager

 

OTHERS PRESENT

Dr. Alex Dubil, Acting Superintendent; Joseph Springer, Business Manager; Susan J. Helwig, Board Secretary; Richard J. Roberts, Jr., Solicitor; Alan Lonoconus, David Becker, Pat Shultz, Bill Hoffner, and Roy Clippinger, Administrators; district residents; and members of the media.

 

AGENDA HEARING PERIOD

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Dubil requested a brief Executive Session following tonight’s meeting to discuss personnel issues.  He addressed the following three topics:  1.)  In-service days prior to the start of school – Wednesday and Thursday (8/22/01 and 8/23/01) for Elementary staff, and Thursday/Friday (8/23/01 and 8/24/01) for Middle School and High School staff.  2.) some changes in the requirements by the Department of Health regarding immunizations for 2002-03 school year.  Jean Atherton will come to the next policy committee meeting to discuss these changes.  3.) Recommendation is being made to increase the elementary art position from 0.55 to 0.67 (2/3 position) to accommodate art class time for full-day kindergarten and allow some extra necessary planning time for kindergarten teachers.

 

MINUTES – FISCAL

            On a motion by Bittner and second by Atherton, increasing the Elementary Art position time from 0.55 to 0.67, beginning with the 2001-02 school year, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

            Activities – Linda Kreischer, Chairperson, no report.

            Curriculum – Elsie Bittner, Chairperson, no report.

            Facilities & Services – Charles Porter, Chairperson, no meeting.  Mr. Porter asked Mr. Springer to update the board on the progress of facilities needs and current projects.

            Finance – Karl Meyer, Chairperson, no report.

            Negotiations & Personnel – Rae Atherton, Chairperson, reported the committee had not heard from the union about scheduling the next session.

            Policy – Frank Berger, Chairperson, reported that Policies 121 and 121.1 were ready for the 1st reading.

Board Meeting Minutes

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            CSIU – No report

            Vo-Tech – Dan Yeager, no meeting, but renovations are progressing on time.

 

ITEMS – PERSONNEL

            On a motion by Atherton and second by Berger, the resignation of Kevin Mumbauer from the positions of Middle School Teacher and Head Boys Soccer Coach, effective August 1, 2001, was accepted with regret.  Mr. Mumbauer has been with the district for two years.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Yeager, the resignation of Christine Hollingshead from the position of Half-time Elementary Art Teacher, effective immediately, was accepted with regret.  Ms. Hollingshead has been in this position for one year.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Porter and second by Bittner, employment of Heather J. Hanlon for the position of Secondary Social Studies Teacher (pending completion of all employment requirements), beginning with the 2001-02 school year, at Step 1 of the Bachelors Salary Schedule ($29,687), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Berger and second by Meyer, employment of the following personnel for the positions listed (pending completion of all employment requirements), beginning with the 2001-02 school year, salary per Collective Bargaining Agreement, was approved:

Ø      Tammie Brophy, 3-Hour Cafeteria Worker

Ø      Sandra Diehl, 3-Hour Cafeteria Worker

Ø      Linda Miriello, 3-Hour Cafeteria Worker

Ø      Barbara Trelinski, 3-Hour Cafeteria Worker

Ø      Patricia Brophy, 2.5-Hour Cafeteria Worker

Ø      Darlynn Scherer, 2-Hour Cafeteria Worker

Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Atherton and second by Kreischer, employment of Ray Osegueda for the position of Head Boys Soccer Coach (pending completion of all employment requirements), beginning with the 2001-02 school year, salary $2386 (14.50 pts.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Atherton, employment of Steve Detweiler for the position of Assistant Boys Soccer Coach (pending completion of all employment requirements), beginning with the 2001-02 school year, salary $1253 (9.25 pts.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Atherton and second by Berger, the 2001-02 Activities Advisors/Department Lead Teachers/Elementary Team Leaders/Building Lead Teachers, per Exhibit A, were approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Berger and second by Meyer, the 2001-02 Substitute List per Exhibit B was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

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            On a motion by Atherton and second by Kreischer, granting FMLA leave to Gail Fahringer effective August 27, 2001, for a period not to exceed twelve (12) weeks, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

ITEMS – POLICY AND PROGRAMS

 

BOARD COMMENTS

 

RECOGNITION OF THE PUBLIC

 

ADJOURNMENT

            On a motion by Berger and second by Porter, the meeting was adjourned at 8:19 pm.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

                                                                        Respectfully submitted,

 

 

                                                            Susan J. Helwig

Board Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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