northampton area school district



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

Regular board meeting

MAY 9, 2016

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)



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

                  Jo Leigh Sponslor - Music Ensemble Advisor – MO & GW - (1/25/16 to 4/29/16, pro-rated) - $309.43 

                  Kristy Young - Music Ensemble Advisor – MO & GW    -(5/2/16 to 6/8/16, pro-rated) - $132.57 

·       Adoption of the following policies, effective May 10, 2016:   217 – Graduation Requirements, 815.1 - Social Media, 815.2 - Privacy, and 815.3 - Terms of Use.

·       Adopt the 2016-17 Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School General Fund Budget in the amount of $11,413,426 with the Northampton Area School District portion of $1,982,545 required to fund the budget.

·       Approve the 2016-17 Northampton Community College Educational and Support Budget in the amount of $59,043,216 with the Northampton Area School District portion, including a Capital Budget contribution, of $750,749 required to fund the budget.

·       Adopt the 2016-17 Proposed General Fund/Athletic Fund/& Food Services Budget with the total revenues and expenditures listed below and authorize administration to advertise and make the Proposed Budget available for inspection to the public:

                        General Fund                            $ 98,544,880.00

                        Athletic Fund                            $     196,047.00

                        Food Services Fund                  $  2,364,686.00 

·       60 month lease with Fraser Advanced Information Systems for a Sharp MX-6240N copier in the Administration Building on the 3rd floor at a cost of $421/month.

·       Bills for Payment.

·       2015-2016 Budget Transfers.

·       Contract for Speech and Language services at Colonel John Siegfried Elementary School at a cost not to exceed $4,875.00.