northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of educationís deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

December 16, 2013

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



At the regular meeting of the Board of Education, the Board approved the following:

        Resignation of Norman Kern, Custodian at Franklin Elementary School, effective November 22, 2013, and to end his employment per Agreement.

       The following additions to the Athletic Event Staff for the 2013-2014 school year:

                        NAME                                    POSITION

                        Mary Donnelly                       Usher/Collector

                        Angela Munjone                     Ticket Seller/Collector

                        Michelle Newton                    Ticket Seller/Collector

                        Andrew Snyder                       Security/Usher                       

                         NAME                                   SCHOOL

                        Kelly Barry                             Borough

                        Daniela Caiazzo                     George Wolf

                        Jennifer Cole                          Lehigh

                        Florangely Gonzalez              Lehigh

                        Jessica Kirkpatrick                 Borough

                        Robert Marlatt                                    Athletic

                        Victoria McEntire                  George Wolf

                        Fawn Mollenkof                     George Wolf

                        Daniela Saraka                       George Wolf

                        Jennifer Schreiner                  George Wolf

                        Lisa Manno - Musical Vocal Director Ė High School - $2,571.00

       Voluntary transfer of Suzan Hall from Cafeteria Monitor to Security Officer at the High School, effective December 17, 2013.  Her rate of pay will be $18.02 per hour, no benefits. 

       A three (3) year service agreement to Garaventa Lift of Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, from January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2016, to inspect, clean, lubricate and adjust  the wheelchair lift(s) at Siegfried and George Wolf at the following costs:

                        Colonel John Siegfried 2014 - $900

                        Colonel John Siegfried 2015 - $900

                        Colonel John Siegfried 2016 - $900

                        George Wolf  2014 - $900

                        George Wolf  2015 - $900

                        George Wolf  2016 - $900


            A.  $487,676 for Inventory and $127,470 for PrePaid Expenses as Nonspendable Fund Balance


            B.   $2,243,678 for future PSERS rate increases, $1,035,394 for a new Middle School,

                        $1,550,000 Facility Capital Improvements, $50,000 for Stadium/Field House Closing

                        Expenses, and $3,407 for OPEB Obligations as Committed Fund Balance Reserves.                   

       Expulsion Hearing Waiver for High School student number 2013-06.