northampton area school district

THE MORNING AFTER

 

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

Regular board meeting

JUNE 8, 2015

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)

 

 

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

·       Transfers of professional staff as revised for the 2015-2016 school year.

                        NAME                        SCHOOL

                        Melissa Fischl                        Band

                        Amy Kirby                  Lehigh

                        Lynette Meister          Borough

                        Zachary Winter          Athletic

·       Job descriptions for School Psychologist and Middle School Team Leader, effective June 9, 2015.

                        Stephanie David – Caring Kids Co-Advisor (2nd half) - $1,088.00

·       Listing for the Extra-Curricular and Supplemental Positions for the 2015-2016 school year, effective September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016.

·       Listing of head coaches and assistant coaches with their designated payments, effective July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016, for the appropriate sport season.

·       Adoption of the following policies, effective June 9, 2015: 122.1 - Club Sports, 249.1 - Anti-Bullying, 251 - Homeless Students, 307 – Student Teachers/Interns, 317 - Conduct/Disciplinary Procedures, 324 - Personnel Files, 405 - Employment of Substitute Professional Employees, 417 - Conduct/Disciplinary Procedures, 424 – Personnel Files, 504 - Employment of Non-certificated Employees, 509 - Assignment

and Transfer, 517 - Conduct/Disciplinary Procedures, 524 - Personnel Files, 806 - Child Abuse, 818 - Contracted Services, 823 - Compliance with Employment Eligibility Clearances, 913 - Special Interest Group/Individual Participation in the School Setting, 915 - School-Related Groups/Boosters/ Support/Parent Organizations, and 916 - School Volunteers.

            Santander Bank

            Pennsylvania Local Government Investment Trust (PLGIT)

            Pennsylvania School District Liquid Asset Fund (PSDLAF)

            Susquehanna Patriot Bank

            General Fund                  $96,104,013.00

            Athletic Fund                  $     179,120.00

            Food Services Fund        $  2,370,376.00

 

            The General Fund budget is supported by an increase of 2.27% that equates to 1.11 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                      50.00 mills

             George Wolf                    Sharp Model MX-M654N     $216.50/mo.

             Administrative Office      Sharp Model MX-M264N     $ 81.00/mo.

            School#5062-George Wolf Elementary School - from Grades PreKH – 6 to Grades PreKH - 5

            School#3499-Lehigh Elementary School - from Grades K5F – 6 to Grades KF5 – 5

            School#3500-Moore Elementary School - from Grades K5F – 6 to Grades K5F - 5

            School#7430-Colonel John Siegfried Elementary School - from Grades K5F–6 to Grades K5F-5

            School #5258 - Northampton Area Middle School -             from Grades 7 & 8 to Grades 6 - 8