SOUTHERN COLUMBIA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

45-B ELEMENTARY DR.

CATAWISSA, PA  17820

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


            The March 13, 2000 Board Meeting of the Southern Columbia Area School District Board of Directors convened in the District Office Board Room with Vice President Charles Porter in charge of the meeting.

 

            Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

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

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Rae Atherton                                     Henry Hynoski                            Charles Porter

Francis Berger                                   Linda Kreischer                           Craig Roadarmel-Absent

Elsie Bittner                                       Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager

 

OTHERS PRESENT

Dr. Steve Wilcox, Superintendent; Joseph Springer, Business Manager; Richard J. Roberts, Jr., Solicitor; David Becker, Pat Shultz, Alan Lonoconus, Roy Clippinger, Bill Hoffner, Administrators; and district residents, and members of the media.

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

            Dr. Wilcox introduced Mr. Steve Walk, Director of the Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School, and Mr. Ed John, Business Manager, who presented information on the CMAVTS budget to be voted on in the near future.

 

            Dr. Wilcox requested an Executive Session at 7:55 p.m.  The Board reconvened at 8:25 p.m. followed by a roll call vote:

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Rae Atherton                                     Henry Hynoski                            Charles Porter

Francis Berger                                   Linda Kreischer                           Craig Roadarmel-Absent

Elsie Bittner                                       Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager

 

Vice President Porter announced a break with the board reconvening at 8:33 p.m.

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Rae Atherton                                     Henry Hynoski                            Charles Porter

Francis Berger                                   Linda Kreischer                           Craig Roadarmel-Absent

Elsie Bittner                                       Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager

 

Presentations:

Ř      Mrs. Shultz announced meetings concerning the issue of full-day kindergarten would be held on 03/28 at 7:00 p.m., and 03/29 at 3:30 p.m., and invited the Board to attend. 

Ř      Mr. Becker updated the Board on Grades 7-8 staffing needs for 2000-01 school year.

Ř      Mr. Lonoconus updated the Board on Grades 9-12 staffing needs for 2000-01.

 

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Ř      Mr. Hoffner updated the Board on Grades 7-12 special education staffing needs for 2000-01.

Ř      Mr. Springer updated the Board on the High School and Middle School facilities.

Ř      Dr. Wilcox distributed the revised 2000-01 school year calendar, and updated the Board on his attendance at the National Conference on Education.

Ř      Dr. Wilcox distributed the proposed CSIU budget for 2000-01 and indicated it would be on the agenda at the next meeting.

Ř      Mr. Berger questioned Dr. Wilcox on the status of the District Data Coordinator.  Dr. Wilcox indicated final interviews will be held Friday, March 17th and invited interested Board members to attend.

 

MINUTES – TREASURERS’ REPORTS

            Discussion only, will be voted on next Monday.

 

MINUTES – MINUTES/INVOICES

            Discussion only, will be voted on next Monday.

 

MINUTES – FISCAL

Discussion only, will be voted on next Monday.

 

MINUTES – PERSONNEL

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Atherton, the resignation of Philip J. Miccio, Jr., from the position of 3rd Shift Custodian, effective 02/24/00 was accepted with regret.  Mr. Miccio requested he be allowed to remain on the 1999-00 Classified Substitute List (Custodian and Aide).  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Hynoski, employment of Karen Woodruff for the position of Health Assistant (pending completion of all employment requirements), effective March 13, 2000, at a pro-rated salary of $17,000.00 was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Bittner and second by Atherton, employment of Zane Nevius for the position of 2nd Shift Custodian (pending completion of all employment requirements), effective March 13, 2000, salary per Collective Bargaining Agreement, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Atherton and second by Yeager, adding the following personnel to the 1999-00 Instructional Substitute List (pending completion of all employment requirements) was approved:

·        Elizabeth Yancoski, Special Education (K-12)

·        Heather McHenry, Elementary

Motion carried by affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Bittner, FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) for George Marchineck, effective 03/07/00, and continuing for a period not to exceed 12 weeks, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

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The remaining Personnel items were discussion only and will be voted on next Monday.

 

MINUTES – PERSONNEL ADDENDUM

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Bittner, employment of Andrew Ulicny for the position of Assistant Boys Track & Field Coach for the 1999-00 school year at a salary of $1288 (10.50 pts.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Meyer, employment of Greg Capoccioni for the position of Assistant Boys Track & Field Coach for the 1999-00 school year at a salary of $1288 (10.50 pts.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Kreischer and second by Bittner, employment of Jason Crawford for the position of JH Football Coach for the 1999-00 school year (pending completion of all employment requirements), at a salary of $1080 (11.25 pts.), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Atherton and second by Bittner, the following personnel were approved as Volunteer Track & Field Coaches for the 1999-00 school year:

·        Bobbi Lynn Markle

·        Adriana Cavallo

Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Atherton, adding Malinda Price, Secondary Guidance Counselor, to the 1999-00 Instructional Substitute List (pending completion of all employment requirements), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Kreischer, changing James McCormick from substitute Bus/Van Driver to the position of regular run Bus/Van Driver (pending completion of all employment requirements), effective March 1, 2000, salary per Collective Bargaining Agreement, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

MINUTES – POLICY AND PROGRAMS

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Kreischer, the 2nd reading and adoption of School Board Policy #102, Educational Goals, was approved.   Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Meyer, the 2nd reading and adoption of School Board Policy #122, Co-Curricular Activities, was approved.  By a roll call vote:  7-Yes; 1-No; 1-Absent, the motion carried (Atherton voted no).

 

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Kreischer, the 2nd reading and adoption of School Board Policy #123, Interscholastic Athletics, was approved.  By a roll call vote:  5-Yes; 3-No; 1-Absent, the motion carried (Atherton, Berger, and Porter voted no).

 

 

 

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            On a motion by Yeager and second by Meyer, the 2nd reading and adoption of School Board Policy #209, Health Examinations, was approved.  By a roll call vote:  5-Yes; 3-No; 1-Absent, the motion carried (Atherton, Bittner, and Kreischer voted no).

 

            Remaining items, discussion only and will be voted on next Monday.

 

ITEMS – POLICY AND PROGRAMS ADDENDUM

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Berger, a new Agreement with Bloomsburg Area School District regarding the Wonderview Area was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

BOARD COMMENTS

 

RECOGNITION OF THE PUBLIC

            Mr. Clippinger asked Board members to contact him with questions for the Curriculum meeting on March 15th.  Mr. Porter asked for clarification on the staffing presentations.  Mr. Berger, Mrs. Shultz, and Dr. Wilcox responded.

 

ADJOURNMENT

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Hynoski, the meeting was adjourned at 10:25 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

                                                                                    Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                                    Susan J. Helwig

                                                                                    Board Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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