northampton area school district



A Capsule of the board of education’s deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

JUNE 9, 2014

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

·       Additions and deletions to the Substitute Listing for the 2013-2014 school year.

·       Bills for payment.

·       Adopt the 2014-15 Final General Fund/Athletic Fund/& Food Services Budget with total revenues and expenditures listed below:

                        General Fund                  $91,592,153.00

                        Athletic Fund                  $     173,569.00

                        Food Services Fund        $  2,381,657.00

            The General Fund budget is supported by an increase of 1.18 mills and the following tax levy:

                        Act 511 Local Tax Enabling Act:

                        Per Capita Tax                           $5.00

                        Real Estate Transfer Tax            0.5%

                        Earned Income Tax                    0.7%

            Section 670 Pennsylvania School Code

                        Per Capita Tax                         $5.00

                        Real Estate Tax                     48.89 mills

·       Tax Exonerations.

·       2013-2014 Budget Transfers.

·       Agreement with Backupify, Inc., to provide cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services at a cost of $4,410 per year.

            School #3505 – Northampton Area High School

            School #5258 – Northampton Area Middle School

            School #7430 – Colonel John Siegfried Elementary School

            School #5062 – George Wolf Elementary School

            School #3499 – Lehigh Elementary School

            School #3500 – Moore Elementary School

            Mr. John L. Squarcia, Easton Area School District

            Ms. Mary L. Sharp-Ross, Bethlehem Area School District

            Mr. Bruce A. Palmer, Nazareth Area School District

            Mr. Nicholas F. Politi, Northampton Area School District

            Ms. Susan Baxter, Saucon Valley School District