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Shelly Burke, 2511 S. Third Street, Steelton, told the Board that she is against contracting out of the AFSCME custodial services. Karen Watson, on behalf of State Representative Patty Kim, presented to the Board a retirement proclamation honoring Dr. Audrey Utley. Natasha Woods of 181 S. Front Street, Steelton, expressed concerns about the vacant principal position with the departure of Mr. Wendling.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION
Ms. Carricato announced that an Executive Session would be held at this time for the purpose of discussing personnel. The Board went into Executive Session at 6:40 p.m. and reconvened at 7:47 p.m. Mr. Conjar left the meeting at the conclusion of the Executive Session.
PERSONNEL REPORT (CONTINUED) APPOINTMENT OF SUPERINTENDENT
Ms. Slade made a motion to appoint Dr. Ellen Castagneto as Superintendent with a four-year contract. Second by Mr. Spizzirri. Seven members present voted aye on roll call. Ms. Slade voted no saying that she is not against the appointment of Dr. Castagneto but feels that there were good candidates within in the District who
weren’t considered fo
r the position. (7 ayes, 1 nay, 0 abstentions, 1 absent)
Ms. Slade made a motion to make Dr. Castagneto’s effective start date as
July 15, 2013 and her annual salary as $113,000, prorated. Second by Mr. Spizzirri. All members present voted aye on roll call. (8 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 1 absent) Ms. Slade made a motion to appoint Dr. Wendy Reisinger as Acting Superintendent from July 1 through July 14, 2013 at an additional $250 per day. Second by Mr. Salov. All members present voted aye on roll call. (8 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions, 1 absent)