Northampton Area School District

THE MORNING AFTER

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

Regular Board Meeting

June 19, 2006

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)

At a Special Meeting of the Board of Education on May 22, 2006, the Board approved the following:

         #2 Fuel oil (Tank Transport) @ $2.3225 per gallon.

         #2 Fuel oil (Consumer Tank) @ $2.4875 per gallon.

         #87 Unleaded Gasoline @ $2.575 per gallon.

         Low-Sulphur Diesel (Tank Transport) @ $2.5725 per gallon.

         Blended LS Diesel (Tank Transport) @ $2.6525 per gallon.

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education on June 19, 2006, Darrell Crook presented the Middle School Odyssey of the Mind team which took first place at the World Championship in Iowa.  Chris Haller, D’Huy Engineering, presented an update on the high school project.  Mr. Gogel presented the Facilities Committee and BAVTS reports, Mrs. Erdo presented the Legislative Committee and CIU20 reports, Mrs. Rundle presented the Safe School Task Force report, Mrs. Skrapits presented the Technology Steering Committee report, and Mr. Politi presented the NCC 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                                    39.35 mills

    J3-SE-3-5-5            Iroquois St, Lehigh Twp.            $200.00

    J3-SE-3-2-9            Mangrove Dr, Lehigh Twp.          $300.00

    Property and Casualty                     Utica National                           $126,207

    Automobile                                    Utica National                           $  18,622

    Boiler and Machinery                      Utica National                           Incl. above

    Workers’ Compensation                  Old Republic Ins. Co.                $215,320

    School Board Errors & Omissions    School Board Ins. Co. of PA      $  29,715

    Umbrella Liability                            Old Republic Ins. Co.                $  20,604

    Terrorism                                        Utica National                           Incl. above

    Student Accident                             Peoples Benefit Life Ins. Co.     $    9,675

  Voluntary School Time (parent paid)                   $20

  Voluntary 24 hour                                             $75

  Voluntary dental                                               $16

                             Elementary     Secondary

     Student *                            $ 1.55               $ 1.70

     Premium                             $ 2.85               $ 3.10

     Student Entrée Only                        $ 1.30               $ 1.40  

     Fruit or Vegetable               $ 0.50               $ 0.50

     Adult                                  $ 3.25

     Adult Entrée Only               $ 2.00

     Student Milk (1/2 pt.)           $ 0.40

     These prices reflect a $0.00 increase over 2005-06.

          St. John Neumann                 $2.00/meal

          Christ the King                      $2.00/meal

          Our Lady Help of Christians              $2.00/meal

    Student                   $ 2.00              

    Adult                      $ 4.00

    Senior Citizen          Free

    These prices reflect a $0.00 increase over 05-06.

         Name                     From                            To                                Type of Transfer      

         Jessica Crump        ES - Moore                   LS - George Wolf          Involuntary

        Amy Gable              Spec. Ed. - GW             Spec. Ed. - Wolf           Voluntary

        Maria Rossillo          Gr. 2 - Moore                Gr. 6 - GW                   Voluntary

                                                             2006-07             2007-08            2008-09

          Fire Alarm Systems          $  8,489.00           $  8,489.00        $  8,489.00

          Master Clock Systems      $  1,773.00           $  1,773.00        $  1,773.00

          Rescue Assistance           $  1,593.00           $  1,593.00        $  1,593.00

          Total                                $11,855.00           $11,855.00        $11,855.00

          Mr. Joseph L. Craig (incumbent), Bethlehem Area School District

          Mrs. Margaret J. Williams (incumbent), Bethlehem Area School District

          Mr. Herman C. Kissiah, Easton Area School District

          Dr. Michael Baird, Bangor Area School District