The September 24, 2001 Special 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.
Elsie Bittner-absent Karl Meyer Daniel Yeager
Dr. Alex Dubil, Acting Superintendent; Joseph Springer, Business Manager, district residents; and members of the media.
ITEMS – FISCAL
On a motion by Kreischer and second by Atherton, The Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Southern Columbia Area Education association effective July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2004, was approved. By roll call vote: 7-Yes, 0-No, 2-absent, the motion carried.
ITEMS – PERSONNEL
On a motion by Porter and second by Meyer, the employment of Tresa J. Britch for the position of Secretary to the Superintendent, effective October 1, 2001, at a rate of $12.25 per hour, was approved. Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.
On a motion by Atherton and second by Hynoski, the employment of Tresa J. Britch as Board Secretary, effective October 1, 2001, to complete the unexpired term of Susan Helwig which ends June 30, 2005, at a salary of $1,800 per year, was approved. Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.
On a motion by Meyer and second by Kreischer, employment of Cheryl Diehl for the position of 3rd Shift Custodian, effective September 25, 2001 (pending completion of all employment requirements), salary and benefits per Collective Bargaining Agreement, was approved. Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.
Rae Atherton attended the CMAVTS Authority meeting and will have a report at our next meeting. Charles Porter asked Mr. Springer to review the status of the first shift custodian position vacant due to FMLA leave. President Roadarmel complimented the Negotiations Committee and the Association on the successful negotiations. Mr. Porter echoed his comments and Mrs. Atherton agreed, noting this was the fastest agreement in her experience on the Board.
RECOGNITION OF THE PUBLIC
Jonathan Evans, Press-Enterprise, asked several questions regarding the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
On a motion by Yeager and second by Meyer, the meeting was adjourned at 7:17 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.
Susan J. Helwig