northampton area school district

THE MORNING AFTER

 

A Capsule of the board of educationís deliberations and actions

Regular board meeting

JANUARY 22, 2018

(Unofficial Summary Subject to Revision)

 

 

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

                                NAME                 POSITION                                                                              STIPEND

                                Barret Kohrt        Keystone Subject Leader (Mathematics) Ė MS                        $1,100.00

                                                                   (2nd semester)

                                Brian Fegley - Assistant Softball Coach - $2,935.00

                                Juliann Maurek - Assistant Softball Coach - $1,956.00

      District will be $11,350.00.  All costs to the District are included in the Board approved 2017-2018 high

      school and curriculum budgets.

-        #2 Fuel Oil (Truck Transport) @ $1.8819/gal. to Talley Petroleum of Grantville, PA

-        #2 Fuel Oil (Tank Wagon) @ $2.3526/gal. to Talley Petroleum of Grantville, PA

-        Unleaded Gasoline 87 Octane (Tank Wagon) @ $1.8465/gal. to PAPCO of Aston, PA

-        Bio-Diesel (Tank Wagon) @ $2.0309/gal. plus $0.025/gal. for winter additive to Talley Petroleum of Grantville, PA

-        Off-Road Diesel (Tank Wagon) @ $3.2246/gal. (fluctuating) plus $0.025/gal. for winter additive to Talley Petroleum of Grantville, PA

 

       Approval of Preliminary Budget for 2018-2019.  That the School Board does approve the preliminary budget for fiscal year 2018-2019;  the Revenues and Expenditures are as follows:

General Fund -             $107,532,563

Athletic Fund -             $219,125

Food Service Fund -    $2,446,795 

 

The preliminary budget has been made available for public inspection at least twenty (20) days prior to adoption and public notice of the Boardís intent to adopt the preliminary budget has been given at least 10 days in advance pursuant to Act 1 of Special Session of 2006.

                                                               

Approval to seek Exceptions.  That the School Board does hereby authorize the administration to seek approval from the Department of Education (Department) for certain exceptions allowed under Act 1, that if approved by the Department, will allow the School District to increase the rate of tax levied for the support of its schools during fiscal year 2018-2019 by more than the index allowed under Act 1 of Special Session 2006.  The Boardís intent to seek exceptions shall be advertised in a newspaper of general circulation and on the Districtís publicly accessible internet site at least one week prior to submitting the request to PDE.  

 

Authorization to advertise the intent to seek Exceptions:  That the School Board does hereby authorize the administration to give notice in a newspaper of general circulation and on the School District's internet site (website) of the Districtís intent to seek approval from the Department for exceptions.

 

       Bills for Payment.

       Treasurerís Report.

       Tax Exonerations/Changes.