Minutes

of the

KUTZTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 7:30 p.m.

 

The Board of Directors of Kutztown Area School District met for the workshop board meeting on Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 7:30 p.m., at Maxatawny Elementary School pursuant to due notice to board members and the public.

 

Present ����������� Dennis Ritter, Dan Walter, Jo Stevens, Carl Ziegler, Al Darion, Pat Bealer

 

Absent������������ Don Vymazal, Jasper Ho

 

Also Present���� Robert R. Gross III, Joseph Pugliese, Rikki Clark, Rebecca Beidelman, James Orwig,

James Brown, Jennifer McAteer, Joann Buffum, Melissa Blatt, Joan Haring, Jacob Waters, Fay Rothenberger, Andrea Sanders

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Call to Order �� The meeting was called to order at 7:55 p.m. by Vice President Ziegler.

 

Welcome��������� Vice President Ziegler 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 the topic of comment 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 being tape-recorded.

 

Personnel Motion made by Pat Bealer, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to approve the following personnel items:

1.       Approval of the increase of hours for Cindy Heiner, Business Office/Transportation Specialist, from 35 hours per week to 40 hours per week, effective August 25, 2008 at her current hourly rate.

2.       Approval of Calvin Fridirici as an assistant boys soccer coach at the Middle School for School Year 2008-2009 at a salary of $2,153.

3.       Approval of Jacob Waters as a part-time (.2) art teacher at Albany Elementary, effective September 3, 2008 at a pro-rated salary of $8,804 per Step 1, Bachelors column (non-tenured) of the KASD/KATA contract.

4.       Approval of Sallie Sandler and John Noll as senior class co-advisors for School Year 2008-2009 at a salary of $693 each.

5.       Approval of Michael Billman as a full-time certified IST/technology aide at Kutztown Elementary, effective August 25, 2008 at an hourly rate of $11.15.

6.       Approval of Lauren Fenstermaker as a preferred substitute aide for School Year 2008-2009, effective August 20, 2008, at the approved preferred substitute aide hourly rate of $10.10.

7.       Approval of the following support staff substitutes for School Year 2008-2009 at the approved substitute hourly rate of $8.35 for cafeteria, $9.35 for maintenance/custodial, and $9.40 for clerical/classroom aide:

Lovell Barlet Jean Werley Lori Snyder

Gene Greenawalt Tessie Adam

Tessie Adam

8.       Approval of the following certified teacher substitutes for School Year 2008-2009 at the approved substitute teacher rate of $100 per day for days 1-20 and $110 per day for days 21-45:

Keith Brintzenhoff Elizabeth Ely

9.       Approval of the following guest teacher substitutes for School Year 2008-2009 at the approved substitute teacher rate of $100 per day for days 1-20 and $110 per day for days 21-45:

Giselle Clark Michael DeLoretta, Jr. Jacueline Garcia

Bruce Godfriaux Rebecca Hamm Elisa Hammes

Dorothy Haring Rhea Hatzistavrakis Tina Henderson

Tina Hermany Penny Hummel Louise Hutchings

Castel Jean Deborah Kulp April Lenhart

Robert Mariano Anne Norton Linda Persons

Tammy Phillips Nancy Runyon Lora Shuliga

Elaina Swann David Toth Pamela VanLuvanee

Leonard Yerger

10.   Approval of the following Krapf drivers for School Year 2008-2009:

Christine Quinter Pedro Figueroa-Hernandez Bernardine Cylcewski-Madl

John P. OBrien

Roll call vote: Yes 6 No 0 Absent 2 (Ho, Vymazal)

Motion carried.

All Personnel were Approved Pending the Districts Receipt of All Mandated Credentials.

 

E-mail License Motion made by Dennis Ritter, seconded by Pat Bealer, to approve a 1-year agreement

Agreement for 2008-2009 with Kerio, Inc. for district wide e-mail software at a cost of $1,144.

Roll call vote: Yes 6 No 0 Absent 2 (Ho, Vymazal)

Motion carried.

E-mail Server Motion made by Pat Bealer, seconded by Al Darion, to approve the purchase of an

Purchase Xserve network server for district wide e-mail service from Apple Computer at a cost of

$7,249.

Roll call vote: Yes 6 No 0 Absent 2 (Ho, Vymazal)

Motion carried.

 

Child Motion made by Pat Bealer, seconded by Jo Stevens, to approve the hire of Stacy

Counselors Campbell and Sarah Reed as district child counselors for School Year 2008-2009 at an hourly rate of $50.00.

Roll call vote: Yes 6 No 0 Absent 2 (Ho, Vymazal)

Motion carried.

 

Adjournment Motion made by Pat Bealer, seconded by Dan Walter, to adjourn the meeting at 8:18 p.m.

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Respectfully submitted by,

 

Rikki L. Clark

School Board Secretary