Northwestern Lehigh School District

6493 Rte. 309, New Tripoli PA 18066

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
District Board Room

Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 7:30 PM
I. Opening Procedures Call to Order A. Opening Exercises B. Roll Call
Roll Call Pr/Ab Camille Bartlett Willard Dellicker Christopher Ford Todd Hernandez Donald Link Michael Marich Darryl Schafer Sally Schoffstall Gregory Snyder

C.Approval of Agenda
Moved:      

Seconded:      

Vote:       Aye,       Nay

D. President will welcome guests and provide for comments • Recognition of Haley Walczer, Freddy Award winner II. Personnel Action, as listed A. Retirements/Resignations: 1. Recommendation to accept the resignation for retirement for Jean George, Bus Driver, effective August 31, 2011, after more than 25 continuous years of service to the District. 2. Recommendation to accept the resignation for retirement for Ann Marie Schnur, Bus Driver, effective August 31, 2011, after 30 years of service to the District. 3. Recommendation to accept the resignation of Sharon Keller, Accounts Payable Clerk, effective June 10, 2011. B. Appointments/New Employees: 1. Recommendation to add the following to our Substitute Custodian List, effective date pending the receipt of all necessary paperwork at $11.76/hr:  Kimberly Antolick, Neffs, PA  Larry Brown, New Tripoli, PA  Tammy Deily-Brown, Hellertown, Pa  Rosemarie Meleta, Coplay, PA 2. Recommendation to add Andrea Koch, New Tripoli, PA, to our District Food Service Substitute list, effective May 31, 2011 at a rate of $9.46/hr. C. Other Actions: 1. Request for approval of an unpaid days for the following:  Ann Towne, Grade 5 Teacher, for May 23, 2011  Lisa Remaly, Temporary Teacher Assistant, for May 23 & 24, 2011

BD Agenda, p 2

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3.

Request for approval of the following teachers to provide Extended School Year Instruction at the rate of $31/hr:  Kim Firkel for a maximum of 2 students for a maximum total of 30 hours  Laura Luca for a maximum of 2 students for a maximum total of 30 hours  Kate Marvel for a maximum of 2 students for a maximum total of 30 hours  Nicole Mizak for a maximum of 2 students for a maximum total of 30 hours Krista Sell for a maximum of 2 students for a maximum total of 30 hours Any additional personnel action
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

III Curriculum/Building Issues None IV. Policies None V. Facilities None VI. District Finances A. Approval of disabled veteran’s exemption from all real estate property taxes for Terry L. Miller, 6927 Kernsville Rd, Orefield PA effective July 1, 2011 as approved by Pennsylvania Veterans’ Commission and County of Lehigh Board of Appeals
Moved:       Seconded:      

Vote:       Aye,       Nay

B. Approval of disabled veteran’s exemption from all real estate property taxes for Ronald Krasnisky, 8048 Bausch Rd., New Tripoli PA effective July 1, 2011 as approved by Pennsylvania Veterans’ Commission and County of Lehigh Board of Appeals
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

C. Approval of school lunch prices for the 2011 - 2012 school year based on the new provision from USDA seeking equity in school lunch pricing: Elementary - $2.15, Middle School - $2.30, High School - $2.50, Adult $3.75, Breakfast - $1.25
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

D.Approval of resolution to appoint Berkheimer to collect Local Services Tax for the term commencing January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

E. Approval of agreement with Berkheimer to collect Local Services Tax for the term commencing January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

F. Approval of resolution to appoint Berkheimer to collect Amusement Tax for the term commencing January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

BD Agenda, p 3

G.Approval of agreement with Berkheimer to collect Amusement Tax for the term commencing January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

H.Approval of resolution to appoint the Business Administrator as the District’s authorized representative to make requests upon and receive any and all tax records from Berkheimer relative to the district to be used for official purposes only
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

I. Approval of resolution to appoint Berkheimer as the District’s tax hearing officer under and pursuant to the Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights for the express purpose of adjudicating appeals thereunder for the collection of Amusement and Local Services Tax
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

J. Approval of resolution to authorize Berkheimer to impose and retain costs of collection on delinquent taxes
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

K.Extension of the agreement with New Story, Allentown PA, to provide Extended School Year special education and related services for students 15152, 15202, 40005 at a rate of $175/day with related services at an hourly contracted rate of $125/hour of service
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

L. Approval of 2010-2011 budget transfers
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

M. Receive the following Reports for April: 1. Budget Report 2. Revenues Report 3.Treasurer’s Report
Fund Fund Fund Fund Fund 10 22 31 33 50 General Fund Capital Reserve Fund 2009 Note 2008A General Obligations Bond (GOB) Food Service Fund

Moved:      

4. EIT Report 5.Activity Fund Report 6. Comparison of Prior Year to Current Year Budget to Actual Expenditures by Object Report
Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

VII. Old Business VIII. New Business

BD Agenda, p 4

IX Communications A. President will offer courtesy of the floor for public comment B. Communications/Notes for the Board from Donald Link, Secretary C. Report from Superintendent Wright D. Administrative/Building Sharing E. Board Member Sharing F. Committee Meetings Policy, 6/6/11@7 AM, Conf Rm Finance, 6/8/11@6 PM, Conf. Rm Personnel, 6/15/11@6 PM, Conf. Rm

X. Adjournment
Moved:       Seconded:       Vote:       Aye,       Nay

XI. Additional Information
* Discussed in Committee Meeting  Included in Board Member Packet