NORTHAMPTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

A Capsule of the board of Education's Deliberations and Actions

Regular Board meeting

June 20, 2005

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Change)

At the Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Education on the above date, Ms. Rader presented the Good News Report, Mrs. Skrapits presented the Safe School and Facilities Committee reports, Mrs. Rundle presented the CIU20 report, Nick Politi presented the NCC report, and Kurt Paccio presented the Technology Steering Committee report.   

The Board approved the following:

    Act 511 Local Tax Enabling Act:

Per Capita Tax                         $ 5.00

Occupation Tax                        300 mills

Real Estate Transfer Tax           0.5%   

Earned Income Tax                   0.5%

    Section 670 Pennsylvania School Code

Per Capita Tax                          $ 5.00

Real Estate Tax                        37.25 mills

                                       Elementary          Secondary

     Student *                            $ 1.55               $ 1.70

     Premium                             $ 2.85               $ 3.10

     Student Entrťe Only            $ 1.30               $ 1.40  

     Fruit or Vegetable                $ 0.50               $ 0.50

     Adult                                  $ 3.25

     Adult Entrťe Only               $ 2.00

     Student Milk (1/2 pint)         $ 0.40

     These prices reflect a $0.05 increase over 2004-05.

    St. John Neumann - $2.00/meal, Christ the King - $2.00/meal, and Our Lady Help of Christians - $2.00/meal.

#2 Fuel oil (Tank Transport) @ $1.5513/gal to ISOBUNKERS LLC

#2 Fuel oil (Consumer Tank) @ $1.7850/gal to FARM & HOME OIL

#87 Unleaded Gasoline @ $1.6725 to FARM & HOME OIL

Low-Sulphur Diesel (Tank Transport) @ $1.6250/gal to FARM & HOME OIL

Low-Sulphur Diesel (Consumer Tank) @ $1.7450/gal to FARM & HOME OIL

Blended Diesel (Tank Transport) @ $1.660/gal to FARM & HOME OIL

Blended Diesel (Consumer Tank) @ $1.780/gal to FARM & HOME OIL

     Board Secretary (Stacy Gober), 4-year term, 7/1/05-6/30/09, $100,000 limit - $1,244

     Assistant Board Secretary (Pat Brusko), 1-year term, 7/1/05-6/30/06, $25,000 limit - $88

     Board Treasurer (Rose Roberts), 1-year term, 7/1/05-6/30/06, $25,000 limit - $150

Property and Casualty                     Utica National                                       $101,245

Automobile                                     Utica National                                       $  18,409

Boiler and Machinery                      Utica National                                       incl above

Workersí Compensation                  Old Republic Insurance Co                    $164,468

School Board Errors & Omissions    PSBA Insurance Trust                          $  38,004

Umbrella Liability                            Old Republic Insurance Co                    $  20,604

Terrorism                                        Utica National                                       incl above

Student Accident                             Peoples Benefit Life Insur Co                $    9,675

     Voluntary School Time (parent paid)                   $20

     Voluntary 24 hour                      ď                       $75

     Voluntary dental                        ď                       $16

          Name                                 From                                        Transfer

          Wendy Lyons                      Grade 5 - GW                           Grade 3 - GW

          Lori Schellhamer                 Spec. Ed. - MS                         Spec. Ed. - LE

          Meghan McCaffrey-Lloyd     Spec. Ed. - MS/LE                     Spec. Ed. - GW

          Barbara Bleacher                Spec. Ed. Emot. Supt. - MS       Spec. Ed. - MS

          Angela Guesto                    Reading - MS                            Grade 6 - MO

          Scott Holland                      Special Ed. - GW                      Grade 4 - GW

          Brigette Bailey                    Special Ed. - GW                      Grade 5 - GW

          Melissa Jamicky                  Alternative Education - MS        English - MS