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					                         KEYSTONE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

                                  School Board Meeting Minutes
                                             April 5, 2011

          The Keystone Central School District Board of School Directors held its regular meeting
at Central Mountain Middle School. President Jack Peters called the meeting to order at 6:50
p.m.
                                          ROLL CALL
          James Knauff          Present                William Smith        Absent
          Wayne Koch            Present                Jeffrey Snyder       Present
          Stephen Murray        Present                Jerry Swope          Present
          Charles Rosamilia     Present                Jack Peters          Present
          Thomas Shafer         Present

Others present were: Superintendent, Kelly Hastings; Director of Special Education, Judith
Petruzzi; Director of Federal Programs, Terry Murty; Business Manager/Board Treasurer,
Kimberly VanGorder; Board Secretary, Barbara Reeder; administrative staff, media and the
public.

HEARING OF VISITORS – Mr. Larry Liguori, Beech Creek, addressed the board regarding the
budget and state revenue cuts.

MINUTES

          Mr. Koch moved, seconded by Mr. Knauff to:

       Approve the minutes of the March 1, 2011 Work Session Meeting of the Keystone
Central School District Board of Directors, held at Central Mountain Middle School as presented
in Exhibit Minutes (white).

       Approve the minutes of the March 1, 2011 Regular Board Meeting of the Keystone
Central School District Board of Directors, held at Central Mountain Middle School as presented
in Exhibit Minutes (white).

Motion carried 8 to 0.

BOARD

          Mr. Koch moved, seconded by Mr. Shafer to:

          Approve the revision to the 2010-2011 school calendar. Exhibit Board (white).

          Approve the revision to the 2011-2012 school calendar. Exhibit Board (white).
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          Approve the resolution opposing Senate Bill 1. Exhibit Board (white)

Motion carried 8 to 0.

       At this time Mr. Snyder moved, seconded by Mr. Koch, the remainder of the agenda with
the exception of I-2, 3 and 4:

POLICY

       Approve Policy #104 – Nondiscrimination in Employment/Contract Practices. This is the
second reading. Exhibit Policy (green).

Information
     Policy #113.3 – Screening and Evaluations for Students with Disabilities. This is the first
       reading. Exhibit Policy (green).

BUSINESS

       Approve bills for payment in the amount of $1,169,450.16 as shown in Exhibit Business
(pink) with the secretary authorized to complete the necessary checks for payment.

          Approve the Central Intermediate Unit #10 Budget for 2011-2012. Exhibit Business
(pink).

Information
     Acknowledge the receipt of PlanCon Part K from PDE for the issuance of the General
       Obligation Bonds, Series B of 2010 to Refund GOB, Series of 2005. Exhibit Business
       (pink).
     Acknowledge the receipt of PlanCon Part K from PDE for the issuance of the General
       Obligation Bonds, Series C of 2010 to Refund GOB, Series of 2004. Exhibit Business
       (pink).
     February’s Treasurer’s Report – Exhibit Business (pink).

PERSONNEL

SUPPORT

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Dawn Bechdel, building assistant at Mill Hall
Elementary School, for January 24, 25 and 26; February 22 and 28; March 1 and 2, 2011.

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Dawn Bower, building assistant at Mill Hall
Elementary School, for February 25; April 20, 2011.

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Kristine Kanouff, cafeteria worker at Renovo
Elementary School, for March 1-11, 2011.

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Christine Peters, cafeteria worker at Woodward
Elementary School, for March 8-9, 2011.
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      Approve the uncompensated leave for Brenda Wolfe, housekeeper at Renovo
Elementary School, for March 16, 2011.

       Approve the leave of absence for Kimberly Shemory, housekeeper at Robb Elementary
School, for March 25 (½); and March 28 – April 22, 2011.

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Lori Martin, building assistant at Robb
Elementary School, for April 28-29, 2011.

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Theresa Lumadue, building assistant at Central
Mountain Middle School, for April 29, 2011.

       Approve the FMLA leave for Penny Stabley, housekeeper at Central Mountain Middle
School, for March 18 and 22, 2011.

       Approve the Military leave for Ricky L. Weaver, maintenance worker, for April 15 and
18; June 6-17; and June 29, 2011.

       Approve the retirement of Edmund E. Higgins, Jr., district attendance/security officer at
Central Mountain Middle School, with 11 years of service, effective August 1, 2011.

       Approve the employment of Jessica Smith, breakfast, 2hrs/day, Liberty-Curtin
Elementary School, effective March 14, 2011 and dish room, 3 hrs/day, Central Mountain High
School, effective March 21, 2011, pay rate is $9.65 per hour and benefits are as per the Keystone
Central Education Support Professionals’ Agreement. Positions are a result of Rachel Phillips’
and Jamie Strouse’s transfers.

        Employment of the following individuals as support substitutes for the 2010-2011 school
year:
                                       Stephanie Bieber
                                  Diane Burkey – 21st Century
                                 Patricia Dickey – 21st Century
                                         Connie Diehl
                                       Margaret Hibbler
                                       Dawn McCloskey
                                       Christine Runkle

Information
     Transfer Karen Johnson, general cafeteria worker, 5 hrs/day, Central Mountain Middle
       School, to general cafeteria worker 5 hrs/day, Central Mountain High School, effective
       March 8, 2011. Position is a result of Renee Golla’s resignation.
     Transfer Jamie Strouse, breakfast, 2 hr/day and dish room, 3 hr/day, Central Mountain
       high School, to highly-qualified personal assistant, 6 hr/day, Central Mountain Middle
       School, effective March 14, 2011. Position is a result of Tammy Fye’s resignation.
     Transfer Sherry Nichols, 1 hr/day breakfast, Lamar Elementary School, to 2 hr/day
       breakfast, Central Mountain High School, effective March 28, 2011. This is in addition
       to Sherry’s 3 hr/day, food service position at Central Mountain Middle School. Position
       is a result of Jamie Strouse’s transfer.
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PROFESSIONAL

      Approve the FMLA leave for Donna Clapper, 2nd grade teacher at Liberty-Curtin
Elementary School, for February 4, 2011.

       Approve the uncompensated leave for Gretchen Warren, school psychologist, for
February 23 (½) and 25, 2011.

       Approve the uncompensated leave for Heather Rooney-George, English teacher at
Central Mountain High School, for February 25; March 11, 2011.

      Approve the uncompensated leave for Ann Fisher, English teacher at Central Mountain
Middle School, for March 2 and 4, 2011.

        Approve the uncompensated leave for Elizabeth Hines, family and consumer sciences
teacher at Central Mountain High School, for March 21 (½), 2011.

       Approve the childrearing leave for Kristy Eichenlaub, Title I math teacher at Liberty-
Curtin Elementary School, beginning March 31 – April 8, 2011.

       Approve the leave of absence for Christine S. Koch, guidance counselor at Central
Mountain High School, beginning approximately July 11, 2011 and ending August 31, 2011 (this
leave covers any days that Mrs. Koch is scheduled to work under the terms of an extended
contract).

       Approve the childrearing leave for Christine S. Koch, guidance counselor at Central
Mountain High School, beginning approximately September 1, 2011 through the end of the 1st
semester of the 2011-2012 school year.

        Approve the salary adjustment for Natalie Serafini, elementary itinerant guidance
counselor, from MS-1 salary step to MS-2 + 12 step, effective the start of the 2010-2011 school
year, resulting in a pay increase of $1,543. Board Exhibit Personnel (yellow).

      Approve the sabbatical leave for Leslie Powers, 2nd grade teacher at Mill Hall
Elementary School, for the 2011-2012 school year. Exhibit Board Personnel (yellow).

      Approve the retirement of Allison Allen, special education teacher at Central Mountain
High School, with 12.1 years of service, effective February 23, 2011.

       Approve the employment of the individuals shown below as professional substitutes for
the 2010-2011 school year:

                       Janna Conoway – Homebound, Substitute, Tutor
                              Elizabeth Culvey – 21st Century
                             Judy DeCapria – Substitute, Tutor
                                  Fred Hoy – 21st Century
                                Ken Kryder – 21st Century
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                                Amybeth Lindsey – Substitute
                                Reed Morton, Jr. – Substitute
                                 Alice Mosser – 21st Century
                        Willard Smith – Homebound, Substitute, Tutor
                                 Harry Wolfe – 21st Century
                               Annette Wockenfuss – Substitute
                       Brittany Zelewicz – Homebound, Substitute, Tutor

ADMINISTRATION

        Approve the continuation of the employment of P. Kenneth Kryder as part-time energy
educator/manager, at a salary of $20,000 annually, pro-rated through June 30, 2011, or at a
mutually-agreed upon date between Mr. Kryder and the Keystone Central School District.
Position is a part of the non-instructional administrators’ group. Exhibit Board Personnel
(yellow).

ATHLETICS

       Approve the following volunteers for the 2010-2011 spring sports program:

               Bucktail Baseball             -              Charles Probst
                                                            Steve Fantaski
               Central Mountain MS Track -                  Kelli Phillips

      Approve the resignation of Donald Mansfield, assistant varsity track coach at Central
Mountain High School, effective March 27, 2011.

      Approve the resignation of Mark Riley, assistant varsity track coach at Central Mountain
High School effective march 30, 2011.

        Approve the employment of Lindsey Rogers as assistant varsity track coach at Central
Mountain High School, at a salary of $3,743, category 3, step 2, pro-rated, as per the Association
of Clinton County Educators’ agreement, effective March 28, 2011. Position is a result of
Donald Mansfield’s resignation.

        Approve the employment of Thomas Hunter as assistant varsity track coach at Central
Mountain High School, at a salary of $3,743, category 3, step 2, pro-rated, as per the Association
of Clinton County Educators’ agreement, effective March 31, 2011. Position is a result of Mark
Riley’s resignation.

       Approve the following as intramural instructors with salaries to be paid through the 21st
Century Grant:       Thomas Hunter                 Kathryn Madden

NEGOTIATIONS

      Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Clinton County
Educators (ACCE) and the Keystone Central School District, dated April 5, 2011, regarding

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extension of the retirement application deadline for the 2010-2011 school year. Exhibit
Negotiations (salmon).

       Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Clinton County
Educators (ACCE) and the Keystone Central School District, dated April 5, 2011, regarding
ground rules for discussions on salary/wage freezes. Exhibit Negotiations (salmon).

STUDENTS

      Approve the out of state field trip request for Bucktail High School students to travel to
Ocean City, MD, May 31-June 2, 2011. Exhibit Students (tan). (Student Funded)

Information
     Student Enrollment Report – March 21, 2011. Exhibit Students (tan).

ATHLETICS

       Mr. Shafer moved, seconded by Mr. Knauff to:

      Approve the resignation of Wayne Nestlerode, assistant football coach at Central
Mountain High School, effective February 18, 2011.

      Approve the resignation of Robert Dwyer, assistant football coach at Central Mountain
High School, effective February 23, 2011.

      Approve the resignation of Steve Turchetta, head football coach at Central Mountain
High School, effective March 4, 2011.

Motion carried 8 to 0. Mr. Koch noted that these resignations are accepted with regret.


        Mr. Knauff moved, seconded by Mr. Snyder to adjourn the meeting at 7:23 p.m.




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                                                          Barbara A. Reeder
                                                          Board Secretary




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