SOUTHERN COLUMBIA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

45-B ELEMENTARY DR.

CATAWISSA, PA  17820

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


            The September 11, 2000 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-Absent               Charles Porter

Francis Berger                                 Linda Kreischer                         Craig Roadarmel

Elsie Bittner                                     Karl Meyer                                 Daniel Yeager

 

OTHERS PRESENT

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

 

AGENDA HEARING PERIOD

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Wilcox requested an executive session at 7:34 p.m. to discuss personnel issues and two litigation issues.  The board reconvened at 7:58 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

 

Dr. Wilcox then introduced the Principals (Mrs. Shultz – K-4; Mr. Becker – 5-8; and Mr. Lonoconus – 9-12), who reported on the opening of school in each building. 

 

Dr. Wilcox continued his report.  Board Members Craig Roadarmel and Dan Yeager reported on the Vo-Tech renovations project, and stated the next meeting on the renovations will be a work session/discussion on September 12th.  Mr. Springer reported on the high school roofing project; discussed specifications/bids/time frame, etc.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

            Negotiations and Personnel – Rae Atherton, Chairperson, reported  1.) the Superintendent’s evaluation which will be based on his job description and the district targets he has set.  The Board will then rate his performance in each area.  2.)  Negotiations time line was passed out for the coming year; and 3.) salaries for cheerleading advisors would be $1040 for Head Advisors and $520 for Assistants.

Board Meeting Minutes

August 14, 2000

Page 2

 

 


            Finance – Charles Porter, Chairperson, reported the next meeting will be in October.

            Activities – Craig Roadarmel, Chairperson, reported  1.) discussion on honoring past coaches and athletic directors with life-time activities passes.  2.) committee will work on the guidelines and bring back to full Board.

Facilities – Henry Hynoski, Chairperson.  Committee Member, Mr. Berger, reported 1.) the last meeting dealt mostly with the roofing project; 2.) fencing for parking for big football games; and 3.) set schedule for standing committee meeting as first Wednesday each month, at 7:30 p.m.

            Policy – Dan Yeager, Chairperson, reported the committee met on August 23rd  to discuss 1.) the Superintendent’s evaluation; 2.) Policy #122 – co-curricular activities; 3.) blood borne pathogens policy draft; 4.) standing committee meeting date on last Wednesday each month, at 7:30 p.m.

            Curriculum – Elsie Bittner, Chairperson, reported a meeting is scheduled for September 20th at 7:00 p.m.

            C.S.I.U. – No meeting.

            CMAVTS – Report covered earlier in Superintendent’s Report.

 

MINUTES – TREASURERS’ REPORTS

            Discussion only, will be voted on next Monday.

 

MINUTES – MINUTES/INVOICES

            Discussion only, will be voted on next Monday.

 

MINUTES – FISCAL

            On a motion by Berger and second by Porter, awarding the base bid for the high school roofing project to David Maines & Associates, in the amount of $393,001, and rejecting Alternates 1, 1.1, and 2, was approved.  Bid Tabulations per Exhibit A.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

MINUTES – PERSONNEL

            On a motion by Bittner and second by Atherton, the resignation of Karen Woodruff from the position of Health Assistant, effective immediately, was accepted with regret.  Mrs. Woodruff has been in this position for less than a year.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Bittner, increasing the time for Helen Hilderbrandt from .50% to 100%, effective with the 2000-01 school year, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Porter and second by Meyer, employment of Andrew Helwig for the position of Grounds/Maintenance Worker (pending completion of all employment requirements), effective August 28, 2000, at a salary of $6.75/hour, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes

September 11, 2000

Page 3

 

 


            On a motion by Meyer and second by Berger, employment of the following personnel for the positions of Cafeteria/Study Hall Aide (pending completion of all employment requirements), effective August 28, 2000, salary and benefits per Collective Bargaining Agreement was approved:

Ř     Curtis Stellfox

Ř     Philip Miccio, Jr.

Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Kreischer and second by Bittner, the 2000-01 Substitute Lists per Exhibit B were approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Kreischer and second by Meyer, the Team Leaders, Department Chairpersons, and Building Lead Teachers for the 2000-01 school year, per Exhibit C, were approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Meyer and second by Bittner, the Activities Advisors for the 2000-01 school year per Exhibit D, were approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Atherton and second by Yeager, changing Tracy Clossen from substitute Van/Bus Driver to the position of full-time regular run Van/Bus Driver (pending completion of all employment requirements), salary per Collective Bargaining Agreement, was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

MINUTES – PERSONNEL ADDENDUM

            On a motion by Bittner and second by Atherton, employment of Christine Hollingshead for the position of Half-time Art Teacher (pending completion of all employment requirements), beginning with the 2000-01 school year, at Step 6 of the Bachelor’s Salary Schedule (half-time salary to be $19,426.55), was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Kreischer and second by Atherton, Bobbi Lynn Markle was approved for the position of Assistant Football Cheerleading Advisor, for the 2000-01 school year, at a salary of $520.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Bittner and second by Atherton, salary adjustment for Kenda Roth as Head Football cheerleading Advisor, for the 2000-01 school year, to $1040 was approved.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Kreischer, adding the following personnel to the 2000-01 Security Personnel list (pending completion of all employment requirements) was approved:

Ř     Jeff Llewellyn

Ř     Scarlett Shoup

Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

Each of the above Addendum motions was opened for discussion prior to the Board vote.

 

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

Board Meeting Minutes

September 11, 2000

Page 4

 

 

 


MINUTES – POLICY AND PROGRAMS

            On a motion by Yeager and second by Atherton, Homebound Instruction was approved for a secondary student (Grade 12), until further evaluation by physician, for a maximum 6 hours/week at a rate of $16.00 per hour.  Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

BOARD COMMENTS

 

RECOGNITION OF THE PUBLIC

 

ADJOURNMENT

            On a motion by Porter and second by Meyer, the meeting was adjourned at 10:35 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous affirmative voice vote.

 

                                                            Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                            Susan J. Helwig

                                                            Board Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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