Collins gave the Policy Committee report, Mr. Fritz gave a brief update on
contract negotiations, Mr. Rank gave the Facilities Committee report, Mrs.
Leibenguth gave the Technology Committee report, Mr. Politi gave the NCC report,
and Ryan Collins reported on Student Council activities.
Mr. Falstich presented certificates of achievement to students from VICA,
FBLA and The Courier in honor of their accomplishments.
Mr. Fritz introduced Dr. Angelo Senese as the new Superintendent of
Schools and welcomed him. He
thanked the Search Committee for their diligence.
The Board approved the following:
÷ Two (2) days of dock pay for John Becker, Health/Physical
Education Teacher at the Senior High School, for May 8 and 9, 2003.
Unpaid leave of absence of Sarah Fanelli, Grade 1 Teacher at Lehigh
Elementary School, effective for the 2003-04 school year.
FMLA leave for child bearing/child rearing for Kathleen Nota, Kindergarten
Teacher, effective the beginning of the September 2003-04 school year.
Ms. Nota anticipates her return to the classroom on or about December 1,
and one-half (1-1/2) days of dock pay for Jill Rider, instructional assistant at
the senior high school and middle school, for March 18 and p.m. April 8, 2003.
of Douglas Schmidt, Middle School Supply Room Coordinator, effective June 30,
one half- (1-1/2) days of dock pay for Theresa Rapp, hall monitor at the senior
high school, for March 13 and 28, 2003.
FMLA leave of absence for Gene Kunkle, custodian at the middle school, effective
May 2, through June 23, 2003. Also,
unpaid FMLA for the period of June 24 through June 30.
He anticipates his return to his position of custodian July 1, 2003.
of Sandra Paul, Instructional Assistant at the Senior High School, effective the
PM of March 24, 2003.
and one half (1 1/2) days of dock pay for Deborah Hinman, Secretary for Special
Education in Central Administration, for March 27 p.m. and March 28, 2003.
(3) days of dock pay for Kathy Donnangelo, Teacher at Lehigh Elementary, for
April 15, 16, and 17, 2003.
to the Volunteer Listing.
of Rebecca Lapic, French Teacher at the Senior High School, effective
unpaid suspension for Sandra Paul, Study Hall Monitor at the Senior High School,
for March 17 - 21, 2003.
(1) day of dock pay for Wilbur Bullsnake, Custodian at Lehigh Elementary, for
June 25, 2003.
(5) additional days of unpaid leave for Wilbur Bullsnake, custodian at Lehigh
Elementary, for June 2-6, 2003.
leave of absence for Joette Bindics, Instructional Aide in the Borough, for a
period on or about May 2 - 23, 2003.
Additions and deletions to the Substitute List,
effective April 22, 2003.
of Stacy M. Gober, Business Administrator, as Privacy Officer and the Trust
Secretary as the contact person for the districtĺs health plans in compliance
with the provisions of the privacy rule of the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
of the resolution complying with the provisions of the privacy rule of the
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
One (1) day of dock pay for Maria Stenack, Instructional Assistant at the
Middle School, for April 17, 2003.
positions for the 2003 Special Education summer program based on projected
enrollments to be funded from IDEA Flow Through monies and tuition for summer
of three NASD teams at the State Odyssey of the Mind competition in Altoona, PA
on April 12, 2003 at a cost not to exceed $2,664.75.
of the following staff to the Athletic Events listing for the 2002-03 school
year: Jesse Holencik - Weight Room Supervisor (Presently Asst. Football Coach)
and Jaclyn Welsh - Game Help (Presently Teacher at the Middle School).
Voluntary transfer of John Wunderler to
Maintenance/Carpentry position, effective April 22, 2003.
Compensation will be in accordance with the current collective bargaining
Permission by the Board, in the event the vacant
Utility position is filled via an internal transfer, to start the individual as
soon as possible following the necessary posting, with the retroactive action
occurring at the May board meeting.
Attendance of Kurt Paccio, Director of Technology, at
the National Education Computing Conference in Seattle,
WA June 29 - July 2, 2003 at an approximate cost of $1,542.00.
Linda H. Deurer as a Half-Time (TPE) Family/Consumer
Science Teacher at the Senior High School, effective March 13, 2003, for the
2003-04 school year. Her
salary will be $36,150.00, prorated, with benefits and is based on a BA Degree
and Step 1 - Year 1 of the current Salary Schedule.
of Policy 4:02 for Mr. Charles Metroke to pay him a per diem wage of $208.24 for
the period of on or about May 1 - June 13, 2003.
Fornos as a Cafeteria Monitor at the Senior High School, effective April 22, 2003. Compensation will be $5.82/hour no benefits.
Marcinkowski as the Athletic Trainer under the terms of the contract.
Compensation will be $37,363 with all the insurance and leave benefits
except sabbatical leave as set forth in the present contract with the
Northampton Area Education Association.
Ifkovits as a substitute teacher at Lehigh Elementary from on or about April 4
through the end of the 2003-04 school year.
She will continue at the
per diem wage of $192.29/day, with benefits.
Johnson as the Head Football Coach with 8 yearĺs experience at a compensation
of 100% of the current district supplemental reimbursement totaling $9,666.00.
of William C. Hirst, Head Swimming Coach, at the ôPHSSCAö Coaches Clinic May
13-14, 2003 in Indiana, PA at a cost to the District of $400.00.
Summer Help and compensation rates for summer 2003.
of the Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team at the OM World Competition in
Ames, Iowa at a cost not to exceed $7,560.00.
of Dr. Angelo R. Senese as Superintendent of Northampton Area School District
for a term beginning July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008 and approve a contract
for employment for an initial salary of $127,500 subject to the terms and
conditions contained therein.
of New Policies: 102 - Educational Goals and 126 - Class Size; Replacement
Policies: 101- Mission/Beliefs, 229 - Student Fund Raising, 903 - Public
Participation in Board Meetings, 904 - Public Attendance at School Events, and
917 - Parent/Family Involvement; and Elimination of Policies 1:04 - Traffic
Regulations - George Wolf Elementary School, 1:05 - Traffic/ Parking Regulations
- Junior and Senior High Schools, and Section 2:00 - Administration, effective
April 22, 2003.
order #2 for Deco Management at the HS Stadium in the amount of $10,000 for
relocating the storage tank due to the Atlas remains.
Engineering, Inc to perform geotechnical services at the Schwartz Farm at a cost
not to exceed $19,000.
order #3 for Deco Management at the HS Stadium in an amount not to exceed
$20,000 for filling of voids created from the Atlas foundations.
way agreement with PPL Electric Utilities for one anchor guy overhead near
of the Agreement of Sale for the Schwartz Property to June 30, 2003 due to
ongoing discussions with Allen Twp.
of the PDE approval of PlanCon Part K: Project Refinancing for the 2002
Refunding Issue which refunded the 1998 Series. This approval certifies the temporary reimbursement rate on
lease number 2498 as 36.83%.
adopting the Northampton Community College budget for 2003-04 in the amount of
$30,040,334, representing an increase of 3.47%. Northampton Area School
Districtĺs share of this budget is $593,923, an increase of 6.55%.
of the Colonial Intermediate Unit #20 General Operating Budget of $2,310,910 for
2003-04. Northampton Area School Districtĺs contribution to this budget is
for the administration to prepare and solicit bids for the following FY 2003-04
services and supplies: Maintenance/Janitorial Supplies, Instructional/General
Supplies, Athletic Supplies, Gasoline/Diesel, and Fuel Oil/Natural Gas.
of Linda Mann, Clerk in the Business Office, as the Tax Collector for Bath Boro
and Chapman Boro, as well as Allen Township and East Allen Township, due to the
decision of the Allen Township and East Allen Township tax collectors to
relinquish their right to collect 2003-04 NASD taxes.
as the collector of 2002-03 delinquent taxes at the stated commission rates:
Statewide Tax Recovery, Inc.
Statewide Tax Recovery, Inc.
(* payable by delinquent taxpayer)
(3) year agreement with Hutchinson, Gorman & Freeh to provide Auditing
Services from July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006, in the amount of:
General Fund/Single Audit
of the 2003/2004 school calendar.
Three Year Technology Plan.
of a Middle School Coed Cross Country team to our Athletic Program at an
estimated cost to the district of $1,200.00 for participation in the Lehigh
Valley Conference starting in the 2003-04 school year.
Change of 181 instructional
days to 180 instructional days for the 2002-2003 school year.
the solicitor to take such legal action as determined appropriate against the
petitioners and any other parties determined legal responsible for any and all
costs, fees and loss to the school district as a result of the frivolous and
vexatious filing of Department of Community and Economic Development
complaint No. LUGDA 91.