KUTZTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, February 3, 2003, 7:30 p.m.
The Board of Directors of Kutztown Area School District met for the workshop board meeting on Monday, February 3, 2003, 7:30 p.m., in the Greenwich Elementary School Multi-purpose room pursuant to due notice to board members and the public.
Absent Patricia Bealer, Lynn Nonnemacher
Also Brenda Winkler-Superintendent, Nickolas Sosik, Jr.-Board Treasurer, Gretchen
Present Diehl-Board Secretary, Geri Miller, Lu Palmer, Mark Erb, Eric Erb, Nick Lazo, Michele
Fragnito, Celeste Brown, Tom Green, Barbara Richard, Leroy Merkel, Eric Veronikis-The Patriot, Toni Koller, Matt Cullen, Carol Heppe, Lisa Saby, Peter Edelman Š Stevens & Lee
Welcome President Vymazal welcomed guests and opened the meeting with a moment of silence and
Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. He asked that everyone sign the attendance book and mark their concern next to their name. He requested that anyone wishing to speak on an agenda item please raise his/her hand to be recognized. This meeting was tape recorded.
Personnel Motion made by James Kramer, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to approve the following
Mr. Vymazal commended Mr. Sosik on 33 years with the district and a job well-done. Mr. Ziegler also expressed his appreciation.
All Personnel Are Approved Pending the DistrictÕs Receipt of All Mandated Credentials.
Conference Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Kent Dahlquist to approve the following
Requests conference requests #1-#3:
1. Approval of Dr. Geraldine Miller to attend the Title I Conference to be held April 13-16, 2003 at Seven Springs, PA at a cost of $931.00.
2. Approval of Cynthia Copeland to attend the PA School LibrarianÕs Association 30th Annual Conference to be held April 24-26, 2003 at Hershey, PA at a cost of $355.00.
3. Approval of Matthew Cullen to attend the PA-TSA State Leadership Conference to be held April 9-12, 2003 at Champion, PA a cost of $676.00.
Transportation Motion made by Carl Ziegler, seconded by William Yurvati to ratify the following
Contracts transportation contracts between the Kutztown Area School District and VanLear Equipment, Inc., items #1-#8
Bus Route Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to approve the attached bus
Approval route #107-EI beginning February 10, 2003 for early intervention student transportation.
Note Motion made by Kent Dahlquist, seconded by Carl Ziegler, to approve the attached resolution
Authorization to authorize the issuance of Pennsylvania General Obligation Note, series of 2003, of the school
district in the aggregate principal amount of $2,500,000. This replaces the monies used from the Emmaus Bond Fund Authority for current building project expenses.
Discussion Item Conference Request for Betty Imboden
Conference Motion made by Carl Ziegler, seconded by William Yurvati, to approve Betty Imboden
Request to attend the PA-TSA State Leadership Conference to be held April 9-12, 2003 at Champion, PA at a cost of $656.00.
Discussion English Department Proposal for 9th & 10th Grade Remediation Plan
Items (contÕ) Business Manager Search
Adjournment Motion made by William Yurvati, seconded by Donald Meyers, to adjourn the meeting at
Motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by,
Gretchen A. Diehl
School Board Secretary