OCTORARA AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Minutes of Board Meeting Held on July 9, 2012
The work session of the Octorara Area School Board was held in the Octorara Area Jr./Sr.High School Multi-Purpose Room on July 9, 2012.The Lord’s Prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag preceded the meeting.The President, Ms. Bowman, called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Other memberspresent were: Mr. Ganow, Mr. Hume, Ms. Johnson, Mr. Lapp, Dr. Melton, Mr. Norris, andMr. Stoltzfus. Mr. McCartney was absent. Also present were; Mrs. Hardy, Secretary; Mr.Carsley, Business Manager; members of the administrative team; one reporter; and fivecitizens.Mr. Carsley said the only difference in the final State budget is the District will be receiving$120,000 for the PA Accountability Block Grant. The transportation and social securitysubsidies will be according to formula.There were no visitor’s comments for agenda items only.There were no information items.Ms. Bowman presented the following items for action at the July 16, 2012 Board meeting:A.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors approve Policy 201
Admission of Beginners
, first reading.B.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors approve the attached contract withSports Care LLC for athletic training services for 2012-2013 school year (up to1,000 hours of service at a rate of $30.00 per hour.)Ms. Bowman noted the contract is the same as last year. She said there will be achange on item 12. The words “athletic director” will be changed to the“administrator in charge of athletics” since we no longer have an athletic director.Mr. Hume asked what the total cost for this service was last year.Mr. Carsley said he would find out.C.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors approve the attached changes to thehandbook for part-time cafeteria staff.Resignation Approvals:D.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors accept, with regret, Ms. SandraMendez’s resignation as a lunch/recess supervisor at the Octorara Primary LearningCenter effective June 21, 2012. (Hired February 5, 2002)E.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors accept Ms. Traci Zary’s resignation asa cafeteria employee effective June 25, 2012. (Hired August 31, 2010)F.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors accept Mr. Sal Anzelmo’s resignationas JV Soccer Coach at the Octorara Area Sr. High School effective July 3, 2012.(Hired August 2011)G.
That the Octorara Board of School Directors accept Ms. Tammy Anthony’sresignation as a Title I Reading Assistant at the Octorara Intermediate Schooleffective July 2, 2012. (Hired August 25, 2010)