July 25, 2019, Meeting Minutes

Board members

  • Mr. John Bottisti
  • Dr. Nellie Bush
  • Mrs. JoMarie DiTata (absent)
  • Rev. Kent McHeard
  • Mr. Gavin Murdoch
  • Mr. Curtis Peninger
  • Mrs. Deana Mancini

Administrators/Officials

  • Dr. Raymond Colucciello, Superintendent
  • Sandra Polikowski, Director of Testing and Academics
  • William Mycek, School Attorney

Dr. Nellie Bush, opened the meeting at 6:00 pm.

Public Comment:   None

The meeting adjourned at 7:15 pm and entered into executive session.  Executive session adjourned at 7.25 pm and reentered regular session. On the motion of Gavin Murdoch the meeting adjourned at 7.26 pm.

ROLL CALL: 6-0-0 (Ms. DiTata – absent)

83/2019-20 Motion by: Gavin Murdoch

RESOLVED:  that the Board of Education for voting purposes combines and approves resolutions 83 through 89, 91, and 94 with one vote.

Roll Call: 6-0-0 (Ms. Ditata – absent)

Motion passed

84/2019-20

RESOLVED: that the Board of Education authorizes and approves the following 2019-2020 Special Aid budget for Section 619 Program.

Section 619 

Account Code Account Name Amount

F 4256.2002 Section 619 $55,964.00

F 2252.150-0300-8720 Professional Salaries $21,403.00

F 2252.160-0300-8720 Support Staff   $7,286.00

F 2252.400-0300-8720 Purchased Services $16,471.00

F 2252.810-0300-8720 ERS   $1,064.00

F 2252-820-0300-8720 TRS   $1,896.00

F 2252-830-0300-8720 Social Security   $2,195.00

F 2252-860-0300-8720 Health   $4,820.00

F 2252-900-0300-8720 Indirect     $829.00

Total $55,964.00

Motion passed

85/2019-20

RESOLVED: that the Board of Education authorizes and approves the following 2019-2020 Special Aid budget for Section 611 Program.

Section 611 

 

Account Code

Account Name

Amount

F 4256.2001

Section 611

$973,241.00

F 2250.150-0300-8620

Professional Salaries

$161,170.00

F 2250.160-0300-8620

Support Staff Salaries

$577,952.00

F 2250.400-0300-8620

F 2250.450-0300-8620

F 2250.810-0300-8620

Purchased Services

Supplies and Materials

ERS

$46,949.00

$.00

$26,940.00

F 2250.820-0300-8620

TRS

$14,010.00

F 2250.830-0300-8620

Social Security

$56,543.00

F 2250.860-0300-8620

Health Insurance

$70,225.00

F 2250.900-0300-8620

Indirect cost

$19,452.00

Total

                         $973,241.00

Motion passed

86/2019-20

RESOLVED: that the Board of Education authorizes the interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Raymond Colucciello, to sign the contract with Andrew Shanock for Onsite Professional Development (RTI Training) not to exceed $1,350.00. 

Professional development will be funded through Title l funding, upon review by school attorney.

Motion passed

87/2019-20

RESOLVED: that upon the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Raymond Colucciello, the Board of Education appoints Timothy Multer to a four (4) year probationary appointment as Committee on Special Education Chairperson, in the Committee on Special Education Chairperson tenure area, commencing August 12, 2019 through and including August 14, 2023. Mr. Multer holds School District Administrator Permanent Certification. Salary will be $81,895 for 11 months, prorated. This position is funded through the General Fund/Contract for Excellence.

(Mr. Multer will be filling the vacancy created by Sarah Sweet of the District Office.)

Motion passed

88/2019-20

RESOLVED: that upon the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Raymond Colucciello, the Board of Education appoints Stacey Jantzen to a four (4) year probationary appointment as Committee on Special Education Chairperson, in the Committee on Special Education Chairperson tenure area, commencing August 15, 2019 through and including August 14, 2023. Ms. Jantzen holds School District Leader Professional Certification. Salary will be $81,895 for 11 months, prorated. This position is funded through the General Fund/Contract for Excellence.

(Ms. Jantzen will be filling the vacancy created by Darcy Passarelli of the District Office.)

Motion passed

89/2019-20

RESOLVED:  that the Board of Education approve revised Policy #3220, Use of Service Animals (first reading) and approve revised policy #7511, Immunization of Students (first reading).

Motion passed

90/2019-20 WITHDRAWN

RESOLVED: that upon the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Raymond Colucciello, to appoint to a four (4) year probationary appointment as Elementary Assistant Principal in the Elementary Assistant Principal tenure area, commencing September 1, 2019 and ending August 31, 2023, contingent upon achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout his/her probationary period, consistent with the requirements of Education law Sections 2509, 3012-c and/or 3012-d.  M__. ____ holds School Building Leader certification. Salary will be $_______.00, for 10 months. This position is funded through the General Fund.

(M_. _______ will be filling the vacancy created by Eric Romano at Curie.)

91/2019-20 

RESOLVED: that upon the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Raymond Colucciello, to appoint  Tracy Berkshire to a four (4) year probationary appointment as Elementary Assistant Principal/ELA Coordinator in the Elementary Assistant Principal tenure area, commencing August 15, 2019 and ending August 14, 2023, contingent upon achievement of effective or highly effective APPR ratings necessary to receive tenure throughout her probationary period, consistent with the requirements of Education law Sections 2509, 3012-c and/or 3012-d.  Ms. Berkshire is pending certification in School Building Leader. Salary will be $76,000.00, for 10 months, prorated. This position is funded through the General Fund.

(This is a new position at Barkley.)

Motion passed

92/2019-20  Motion by: Gavin Murdoch

RESOLVED: that upon the recommendation of the Interim Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Raymond Colucciello, the Board of Education approves the resignations of the following personnel:

Employee Title Building Effective Date: (end of day)

Amy Holmes SPED Teacher Curie July 23, 2019

Roll Call: 6-0-0 (Ms. Ditata – Absent)

Motion passed

93/2019-20 Motion by: Gavin Murdoch

RESOLVED:  that the Board of Education authorize the placement of porta poties for the spring and fall seasons commencing July 29, 2019 and ending November 30, 2019 at the Lynch Literacy Academy fields sponsored by approved persons/companies with appropriate insurance which permission is revocable by the school district at any time.

Roll Call: 6-0-0 (Ms. DiTata – absent)

Motion passed

94/2019-20 

RESOLVED:  that the Board of Education enter into executive session to discuss the work history of particular person(s).

Motion passed