Minutes

of the

KUTZTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Reorganization Meeting

Monday, December 4, 2006

 

The Board of Directors of Kutztown Area School District met for the annual reorganization board meeting on Monday, December 4, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kutztown Elementary School Cafeteria pursuant to due notice to board members and the public.

 

Present           Patricia Bealer, Kay Churchman, Al Darion, Dale Reppert, Dennis Ritter, William

Members         Yurvati, Carl Ziegler

                       

Absent             Don Vymazal, Dan Walter

 

Also                 Brenda Winkler-Superintendent, Joseph Pugliese-Board Treasurer, Gretchen

Present           Diehl-Board Secretary, Nick Lazo, Lu Palmer, Eric Erb, Lorraine Felker, Matt

Smith, Jim Orwig, Peter Miller, Barbara Richard, Katrina Alden, Randy Kessler, Rei Horst, Robert Voytas, L. David Garmen, Chris Ferris, Tom Campbell, Karen Neas, Josh Chambers, Donna Keglovits, Steve Pizzuto, Lou Cottone, Kim Grasso, Joseph Grasso, Evan Grasso, Adam Grasso, Kathy Mannai, Khouloud Mannai, Elizabeth Schaeffer, Mary Swartwood, PJ Swartwood, Pete Swartwood, Ingrid Horan, Tim Krise, Jo Stevens, Karen Voytas, Char Horst, Kenny Smith, Cindy Smith, Frank Matrone

 

Call to Order   The meeting was called to order at 7:15 p.m. by Carl Ziegler

 

Temporary      Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to nominate

Chairperson    Carl Ziegler as temporary chairperson for the purpose of reorganization.

 

                        Motion made by Dennis Ritter, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to close

nominations.

                        Motion carried unanimously.

 

Roll call vote:    Yes  7       No  0        Absent   2 (Vymazal, Walter)

                        Motion carried.

 

President        Motion made by Dennis Ritter, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to nominate

            Don Vymazal as president of the school board.

 

Motion made by Alan Darion, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to close nominations for president.

                        Motion carried unanimously.

 

Roll call vote:    Yes  7       No  0        Absent   2 (Vymazal, Walter)

                        Motion carried for Don Vymazal as Board President.

 

Vice                 Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by William Yurvati, to nominate

President        Carl Ziegler as vice-president of the school board.

 

Motion made by Alan Darion, seconded by Dale Reppert, to close nominations for vice-president.

                        Motion carried unanimously.

 

Roll call vote:    Yes  7       No  0        Absent   2 (Vymazal, Walter)

                        Motion carried for Carl Ziegler as Board Vice-President.

 

 

 

Committee       Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Alan Darion to approve

Members and committee members for Budget and Finance, Policy and Curriculum, Extra-

Association     Curricular, Personnel and Facilities Committees representatives with alternates for the

Representatives  Berks E.I.T. Bureau and Pennsylvania School Boards Assoc. (PSBA) as detailed in

Exhibit A.

Roll call vote:    Yes  7       No  0        Absent   2 (Vymazal, Walter)

                        Motion carried.

                       

Mr. Ritter will continue as representative to the Berks County Intermediate

                        Unit. His term ends June 30, 2009.

                       

Mr. Carl Ziegler will continue as representative and Ms. Pat Bealer will continue

as alternate to the Berks Career and Technology Center. Their terms end

December 31, 2007.

 

                        Mr. Barry Mengel will continue as representative to the Berks Vo-Tech Authority. 

His term ends December 31, 2008.

 

The Feasibility Committee, Negotiations Committee, and Strategic Plan Steering

Committee are currently inactive.

 

 

2007 School    Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Kay Churchman, to approve the

Board and       2007 board meeting and committee meeting dates, places, and times as per

Committee       Exhibit B including the annual Reorganization Meeting which is scheduled for

Meeting           Monday, December 3, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Greenwich Elementary School.

Dates               Roll call vote:    Yes  7       No  0        Absent   2 (Vymazal, Walter)

                        Motion carried.

                         

Adjournment   Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Dale Reppert, to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

            Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

                                                                             Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

                                                                             Gretchen A. Diehl

                                                                             School Board Secretary