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St. Marys Area School District Board of School Directors Regular Meeting

February  10,  2020,  7:16 P.M.

Library, St. Marys Area High School Minutes

  1. The Marys Area Board of School Directors held their regular meeting February 10, 2020 at 7: 16 PM in theLibrary of the St. Marys Area High School. The meeting was called to order by President Eric Wonderling.
  2. Pledge of Allegiance

 

Ill.         Directors Present: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey,  Melissa Lundin,  Stacy McKee,  Lewis Murray,  Eric Wonderling. Directors Absent: James Condon (excused), Robert Sorg.

 

Others Present: Dr. G. Brian Toth, James Wortman, Ginger Williams, Atty. Richard Brown, Mollie Anzinger, Warren Beck, Mike Belovesick, Julie Boyer, Dan Elder, Noel Petrosky, Hannah Platko, Mark Romain, Sarah Schreiber, Aaron Simbeck, Dan Vollmer, a representative from The Daily Press, six visitors.

 

  1. Comments from visitors including comments on federal
  2. Presentations
    1. Dan Vollmer - Presentation to the Board
    2. Mike Belovesick - eSD update
    3. Aaron Simbeck - Technology update
    4. Kevin Lanzel/Mary Secco from Blue Tide Swim Team - overview and donation
    5. Larry Myers from Schneider Electric - Energy and sustainable services
  3. Superintendent Comments
    1. BairEI Bankovio stHElent representative
  • Approved the minutes for the regular meeting held on January 6,

Motion Kathy Blake, seconded by Lewis Murray; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

  • Approved Payment of Bills

General Fund                        January 2020

 

Food Service Athletic Fund Payroll Wire Fund Payroll Fund

 

January 2020

January 2020

January 2020

January 2020

 

 

 

Motion Kathy Blake, seconded by Melissa Lundin; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

  1. Board Procedures
  2. Board Policy
    1. Approved the following revised policies:
      1. Policy 127 and Administrative Regulation, Assessments (Attachment 1)
      2. Policy 128, Dropout Prevention Adaptive Program (Attachment 2)

 

Motion Timothy Frey, seconded by Bryan Chiappelli; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

  1. First reading of the following policies:
    1. Policy 004, Membership (Attachment 3)
    2. Policy 130, Homework (Attachment 4)
    3. Policy 130-AR-0, Homework Roles (Attachment 5)
    4. Policy 130-AR-1, Homework Evaluation (Attachment 6)
    5. Policy 201, Admission of Students (Attachment 7)
    6. Policy 201-AR-0, Admission of Students (Attachment 8)
    7. Policy 217, Graduation Requirements (Attachment 9)

 

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  • Policy 217-AR-O, Graduation/Commencement (Attachment 10)
  1. BusinessAffairs

 

  1. Transportation Consulting Agreement

 

Tabled the Transportation Consulting Agreement between ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 and the St. Marys Area School District. (Attachment No. 11)

 

Motion Lewis Murray, seconded by Bryan Chiappelli; Lewis Murray requested a discussion; vote to table the item; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

  1. Energy and Facility Business Case Study

 

Approved having Schneider Electric perform an Energy and Facility Business Case Study at no financial obligation to St. Marys Area School District. (Attachment No. 12)

 

Motion Bryan Chiappelli, seconded by Kathy Blake; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

 

  1. Approved the contract between Marys Area School District and the St. Marys Area Education Support Professionals Association, PSEA/NEA beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2023. (Attachment No. 13)

 

Motion Kathy Blake, seconded by Stacy McKee; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

  1. MA Bucktail Village LLC

 

Approved to accept face value as payment in full for the July 2019 real estate tax bills for the MA Bucktail Village LLC, tax parcel 13-13-226-5729 and 13-13-226-5835. (Attachment No. 14)

Motion Kathy Blake, seconded by Lewis Murray; Lewis Murray requested  a discussion;  voting  yes:  Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

 

  1. General School Affairs
  2. 2020-2021 School Calendar

 

Approved the school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year including the naming of these five dates as local holidays or Section 1502 holidays: November 27th and November 30th (Friday and Monday after Thanksgiving), December 24th and 28th (Thursday and Monday, the day before and the day  after Christmas), and April 2"' (Friday of Spring break). (Attachment No. 15)

Motion Lewis Murray, seconded by Kathy Blake; Lewis Murray requested  a discussion;  voting  yes:  Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried.

 

  • Student Activities

Motion by the President to combine XII. A. - B.

  1. Field Trip Permission

 

  1. Approved (51) students and five (4) chaperones to attend the DECA PowerTrip in Charlotte, North Carolina from November 12, 2020 through November 15,
  2. Approved (13) students and three (3) chaperones to attend the DECA ICDC 2020 event at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, TN from April 28, 2020 through May 3, 2020
  1. Student Clubs
    1. Approved the Marys Area Middle School clubs, club advisers, and officers for the 2019-20 schoolyear. (Attachment No. 16)

 

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Motion Timothy Frey, seconded by Lewis Murray; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried

  • Transportation
  1. School Vehicle Drivers

 

Approved the following  school  vehicle  drivers: Muccio School Transportation - Kimberly Fritz

 

Motion Lewis Murray, seconded by Bryan Chiappelli; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried

  • Buildings and Grounds

Motion by the President to combine XIV. A. 1-4

  1. Use of Facilities

 

  1. Approved the use of the Marys Area High School natatorium and one classroom by the City of St. Marys Parks and Recreation Department for lifeguard certification on Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 8:30AM - 6:30PM.

 

  1. Approved the use of the Fox Township Elementary School cafeteria, kitchen and restrooms by the Fox Township PTO for a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Sunday, March, 8, 2020 from 11 :00AM until sold

 

  1. Approved the use of the    Marys  Area  High  School  soccer practice fields, football  practice fields and  fields by the St. Marys Area Middle School and Outdoor classroom by the St. Marys Soccer Association for Rec Soccer every Sunday in May and June from 12:00PM - 7:00PM.

 

  1. Approved the use of Marys Area School District's Berwind Park by the St. Marys Legion Baseball Team for games and practice on Sundays during the months of April through August 2020.

 

Motion Lewis Murray, seconded by Melissa Lundin; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried

  1. Personnel

Motion by the President to combine XV. A. - F.

 

Approved the personnel actions as listed. All employment recommendations are provisional for thirty days pending pre-employment conditions are met and receipt of Act  151  clearance documentation.  Employment terms presented for part-time employees may be subject to schedule changes provided hours worked are less than 29 hours per week. Support Staff hourly rates will change upon contract ratification.

  1. Resignations, Personnel

 

 

  1. Name: Position: Effective:

 

Gloria Forster Cafeteria Aide - South January 13, 2020

 

 

  1. Transfer, Personnel (For InformationOnly)

 

 

 

Name: Transfer from: Transfer to: Effective:

 

  1. Hire, Personnel

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms: Effective: Experience:

 

Building:

 

Corina Forster

Paraprofessional - South St. Marys Street Elementary School Behavioral Assistant - South St. Marys Elementary School January 2, 2020

 

 

Brandi Briddle

(12) Month Secretary to the Principal

$10.50/Hour January 8, 2020

Affordable Outdoor Maintenance, LLC; Office Administrator Delaware State University; Senior Secretary

Middle School

 

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  1. Name: Position: Terms: Effective: Experience:

 

Building:

 

Rachelle Kastner

(12) Month Attendance Secretary

$10.50/Hour January 20, 2020

Jefferson Clarion Head Start; Assistant Teacher Dickinson Center, Inc; LIFE/SAP/SOS Liaison High School

 

  1. Adjustment of Work Hours, Personnel

 

Approved to adjust the work assignment for the Vision Support Teacher Melinda Posteraro, at her request, to 125 days beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Salary will be pro-rated based on the number of days. All benefits will be as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  1. Hire, Supplemental Contracts, 2019-2020 School Year

 

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

Delores Jordan

Yearbook Advisor- Fox Township Elementary

$247.00 - Retroactive stipend for missed 5% increase

Delores Jordan

Yearbook Advisor- Bennetts Valley Elementary

$247.00 - Retroactive stipend for missed 5% increase

Tara Burford

Yearbook Advisor- South St. Marys Street Elementary School

$400.00 - New

 

Aaron Bowes

Assistant Coach - Girls Softball

$852

 

Paul Bullers

Head Junior High Coach - Track & Field

$1,200  - New

 

William Crisp

Wrestling - Adjustment from Baseball - January agenda Volunteer - New

 

Emma Daghir

1st Assistant Coach - Track & Field

$1,200 - New

 

Matt Eckels

Junior Varsity Coach - Girls Softball

$700- New

 

Dave Grotzinger

Varsity Coach - Girls Softball Volunteer

 

Erin Hanslovan

Junior High Coach - Girls Softball Volunteer - New

James Hanslovan

Head Junior High Coach - Girls Softball

$579

 

Tim Henry

Head Coach - Boys Tennis

$1,544.00 - Adjustment from January Agenda

 

Nicholas Hirsch

Assistant Coach - Varsity Track & Field

$1,389.00

 

 

 

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  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

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  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

  1. Name: Position: Terms:

 

William Makufka

Assistant Coach - Girls Softball Volunteer

 

Robbie Meyer

Distance Coach - Track & Field

$1,260

 

Chris Shaw

Assistant Head Varsity Coach - Girls Softball

$1,323

 

Dominic Surra

Head Junior Varsity Coach - Girls Softball

$1,200 - New

 

James Werner

Head Coach - Varsity Track & Field

$2,205

 

Eric Wonderling

Head Varsity Coach - Girls Softball Volunteer

 

Robert Young

Assistant Coach - Girls Softball

$811 - New

 

Samantha Zimmerman

Junior High Coach - Track & Field

$1,200 - New

 

  1. Hire Health Aide Substitute, All Schools, 2019-20SY Contract Pay Rate Tracy Mattivi

Motion Kathy Blake, seconded by Stacy McKee; voting yes: Kathryn Blake, Bryan Chiappelli, Timothy Frey, Melissa Lundin, Stacy McKee, Lewis Murray, Eric Wonderling - motion carried

  • Board Discussion
  • Executive Session regarding personnel held at 6:00 PM, prior to the Regular Board
  • Adjournment

 

Motion by Bryan Chiappelli, seconded by Stacy McKee - meeting adjourned 8:39 PM

 

 

 

 

Board  President,  Eric Wonderling

 

 

Board  Secretary,  Ginger Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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