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					                     PALMERTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                 PALMERTON, PA.
                                   October 21, 2008
                                      MINUTES

             An executive session was held at 6:00 P.M. concerning personnel/legal matters.

             The regularly scheduled meeting of the Palmerton Area School District Board of Directors
             was held on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Central
             Administration Office. President Bieling presided.

             Moment of silence in remembrance of Jim Pollard, Vice President of the Board of Directors
             & Senator James Rhoades/Flag Salute


ROLL CALL    Present: Directors Ballard, Bieling, Bollinger, Dwyer, Gasper, Henritzy, Yeakel, Snyder
             Absent: None



             Carol Boyce, Superintendent, Lisa C. Vignone-Board Secretary, Steven R. Serfass, Solicitor,
OTHER
ATTENDANCE   and representatives from The Times News and Channel 13.


             SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:
                High School Gymnasium Repainting
                Attend 2008 Governor’s School of Excellence Celebration at CLIU last evening –
                  Jocellyn Koller & Joe Seemiller were 2 students from PASD who were recognized
                October 20-24, 2008 Bus Safety Week
                Thank you note from Mary Jo King, SS Palmer PTO President
                Palmerton Lumber Company donated $200 of lumber
                IU online PA National Guard Deployment sessions
                Sherrie Fenner & Carol Boyce attending workshop at Lehigh University tomorrow
                Lehighton Rotary Club will be presenting dictionaries to third graders


             PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:

             Joe Paulinho
                  When there is a vacancy in the school do we fill the position; Director Bieling – yes
                  Mr. Beil’s was never filled
                  How did the school come up with the part-time positions; Mrs. Boyce – filling of any
                    position is based on a job analysis & need

             George Ashman
                 Been in the press lately about drop in the market on 401(k) plans, any news on the
                   state retirement plan; Mrs. Boyce – nothing specific, heard state pension funds were
                   in good shape

             Susan Arner
                 Echoed what Mrs. Boyce has said about Mrs. Raup, she is very cooperative
                 Few months ago we asked about a sound system and wondering what the progress is
                    on that
                 Are you aware the coaches are currently having open gym and will repainting disrupt
                    that; Mrs. Boyce – use other facilities

             Anthony Papay
                 Would like to know what status of football field is, are you going to sell it; Director
                   Bieling – no
                 If you are not going to sell it give it to the borough; Attorney Serfass – in about
                   another year or so the lease is going to expire and we will discus it then
                 Did you get test results back; Attorney Serfass – spoke with Attorney Colby, haven’t
                   heard anything back from him but was assured the results were clean
                 Why is it that cheerleaders have to pay ½ of their uniforms; Mrs. Boyce – agreement
                   between Mr. Lamar Snyder and the parents group because it was out of the rotation
                                                                          October 21, 2008

                Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Gasper that the Board of Directors of the
MINUTES         Palmerton Area School District approve the Minutes of the September 16, 2008 Regular
APPROVED        Board Meetings of the Board of Directors. (attachment on file)

                Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.


FINANCIAL       Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Gasper that the Board of Directors of the
REPORTS         Palmerton Area School District approve the following financial reports:
APPROVED
                        TREASURER'S REPORTS: (attachments on file)
                       General Fund, September 30, 2008
                       Payroll Fund, September 30, 2008
                       Capital Reserve Fund, September 30, 2008
                       Construction Fund – 2006, September 30, 2008
                       Construction Fund – 2007, September 30, 2008
                       Cafeteria Fund – September 2008
                       Activity Fund, September 1, 2008 – September 30, 2008
                       Athletic Fund, September 30, 2008

                        ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: (attachments on file)
                       General Fund, September 18, 2008 – October 22, 2008
                       Capital Projects Fund, September 18, 2008 – October 22, 2008
                       Cafeteria Fund, October 22, 2008
                       Activity Fund, September 2008
                       Athletic Fund, September 2008

                Aye votes: All Directors Present.
                Nay votes: None. Motion Carried.


BUDGET          Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Ballard that the Board of Directors of the
TRANSFERS       Palmerton Area School District approve the budget transfers as listed. (attachment on file)
APPROVED
                Aye votes: All Directors Present.
                Nay votes: None. Motion Carried.


                Director Dwyer moved, seconded by Director Ballard that the Board of Directors of the
TUITION
REIMBURSEMENS   Palmerton Areas School District approve the tuition reimbursement requests. (attachment on
APPROVED        file)

                Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.


RENEWAL OF      Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Ballard that the Board of Directors of the
INSURANCE       Palmerton Areas School District approve the renewal of insurance policies through Flanigan
POLICIES        O’Hara Gentry and Associates effective November 12, 2008, at a cost of $98,477.
APPROVED
                (attachment on file)

                Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.


ST. LUKES       Director Henritzy moved, seconded by Director Yeakel that the Board of Directors of the
SERVICE         Palmerton Areas School District approve St. Luke’s Hospital Employee Assistance
AGREEMENT FOR   Program-Agreement for Services.
EAP
APPROVED
                Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
                                                                                   October 21, 2008

PURCHASE AN
EVACUTRAC         Director Dwyer moved, seconded by Director Snyder that the Board of Directors of the
APPROVED          Palmerton Area School District authorize the purchase of an Evacu-trac (emergency
                  evacuation device) from Del-Val Enterprises for the Palmer-Franklin Education Center at a
                  cost of $2,840.00 expended from the construction fund. (attachment on file)

                  Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                  Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.

CONTRACT
SUBSTITUTE        Director Dwyer moved, seconded by Director Henritzy that the Board of Directors of the
SERVICES FROM     Palmerton Area School District approve to contract for automated substitute placement
AESOP             services from AESOP at the start-up cost of $3,000.00 and a three (3) year guaranteed
APPROVED          annual subscription fee of $2.00 per employee needing replacement and $1.00 for employees
                  not needing replacement, all funding to be charged to the general fund.

                  Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                  Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.

RESIGNATIONS,
EMPLOYMENTS,      Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Gasper that the Board of Directors of the
APPOINTMENTS      Palmerton Area School District approve the following resignations, employments and
APPROVED          appointments: (attachments on file)

                  Resignations
                   NAME                  POSITION                    EFFECTIVE DATE
                   Jackie George         Assist. Girl’s Basketball   Immediately
                                         Coach
                   Donna Serfass         Assist. Girl’s Basketball   Immediately
                                         Coach
                   Employments
                   NAME                  POSITION                    EFFECTIVE DATE            SALARY
                   Intern:
                   Jennifer Heydt        School Counselor with       08/09 School Yr.          Non-Paid
                                         Jodi Kocher
                   Brian Koytek          Student Teacher 6th         1st Quarter 08-09         Non-Paid
                                         Grade
                   Melissa Pickerin      Student Teacher 2nd &       1st & 2nd Quarter 08-08   Non-Paid
                                         4th Grades
                   Rebecca Smart         Student Teacher 3rd &       1st & 2nd Quarter 08-09   Non-Paid
                                         5th Grades
                   Laura Spaccarelli     Student Teacher 1st         2nd Quarter 08-09         Non-Paid
                                         Grade
                   Extra Curricular
                   Robert Palazzo        S.S. Palmer Newspaper       10/1/08                   $891.00
                                         Advisor
                   Natalie Dize          Towamensing                 08-09 School Year         $1,060.00
                                         Environmental Club
                   Coaches
                   Jackie George         Volunteer Assist. Girl’s    08/09 School Yr           Non-Paid
                                         Basketball Coach
                   Sue Andrews           Volunteer Assist. Girl’s    08/09 School Yr           Non-Paid
                                         Basketball Coach
                   Caitlin Heller        Volunteer Assist. Girl’s    08/09 School Yr           Non-Paid
                                         Basketball Coach
                   Terry Balliet         Assist. Girl’s Basketball   08/09 School Yr           $3,713.00
                                         Coach
                   Ralph Andrews         Assist. Girl’s Basketball   08/09 School Yr           $3,713.00
                                         Coach

                  Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                  Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.

2008-2009
SUBSTITUTE LIST   Director Dwyer moved, seconded by Director Ballard that the Board of Directors of the
APPROVED          Palmerton Area School District approve the 2008-2009 Substitute Addendum List.
                  (attachment on file)
                                                                                October 21, 2008
                     Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
DIRECTOR       Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
YEAKEL
ELECTED        Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Dwyer that the Board of Directors of the
REPRESENTATIVE Palmerton Area School District approve the nomination of a Board Member as a candidate
TO CLIU BOARD
                     to represent Palmerton Area School District on the Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit Board
                     – Darlene Yeakel.

                     Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
                     Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
DIRECTOR
HENRITZY
ELECTED VICE-        Director Gasper moved, seconded by Director Dwyer to nominate Director Stuart Henritzy
PRESIDENT            as Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Palmerton Area School District.

                     Aye Votes: Directors Bieling, Bollinger, Dwyer, Gasper, Henritzy, Snyder, Yeakel
                     Nay Votes: Director Ballard.

                     Motion Carried to elect Director Henritzy as Vice-President.
DIRECTOR
GASPER ELECTED
CCTI ALTERNATE Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Dwyer to nominate Director Michael Ballard
REPRESENTATIVE as the CCTI alternate representative of the Board of Directors of the Palmerton Area School
                     District.

                     Director Dwyer moved, seconded by Director Henritzy to nominate Director Cindy Gasper
                     as the CCTI alternate representative of the Board of Directors of the Palmerton Area School
                     District.

                     The following vote was taken:

                     Director Ballard:

                     Aye Votes: Directors Ballard, Bollinger, Yeakel
                     Nay Votes: Directors Bieling, Dwyer, Gasper, Henritzy, Snyder

                     Director Gasper:

                     Aye Votes: Directors Bieling, Dwyer, Gasper, Henritzy, Snyder
                     Nay Votes: Directors Ballard, Bollinger, Yeakel

                     Motion Carried to elect Director Gasper as CCTI alternate representative of the Board of
                     Directors of the Palmerton Area School District.
EXEMPT FROM
USE OF
FACILITIES           Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Snyder that the Board of Directors of the
CHARGES              Palmerton Area School District exempt the Palmerton Community Festival from the use of
APPROVED             facility charges incurred due to the usage of the S.S. Palmer Elementary gymnasium on the
                     Saturday, September 7, 2008.

                     Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
FIRST READING        Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
OF POLICY
APPROVED             Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Dwyer that the Board of Directors of the
                     Palmerton Area School District approve the first reading of Policy 001 – Local Board
                     Procedures and Policy 904 – Public Attendance at School Events. (attachment on file)

                     Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
FIELD TRIP
                     Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
APPROVED
                     Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Gasper that the Board of Directors of the
                     Palmerton Area School District approve the field trip request for Towamensing Elementary
                     Schools’ sixth grade, April 3, 2009. Advisors, Diane Morgan, Lindsay Serfass and Jackie
                     George, will accompany approximately 70 sixth grade students to Medieval Times at no cost
                     to the district. (attachment on file)
                                                                         October 21, 2008

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
STAFF         Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
DEVELOPMENT
REQUESTS      Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Ballard that the Board of Directors of the
APPROVED
              Palmerton Area School District approve Terry Merk, School Psychologist, to attend the
              National Association of School Psychologist Annual Conference sponsored by the National
              Association of School Psychologist held in Boston, MA from February 24, 2009 to February
              28, 2009. Estimated expensed totaling $951.00, cost allocated from the IDEA.

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
              Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.


              Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Ballard that the Board of Directors of the
              Palmerton Area School District approve Robert Palazzo, School Psychologist, to attend the
              National Association of School Psychologist Annual Conference sponsored by the National
              Association of School Psychologist held in Boston, MA from February 24, 2009 to February
              28, 2009. Estimated expensed totaling $951.00, cost allocated from the IDEA.

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
SKI CLUB      Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
ADVISORS
APPROVED
              Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Dwyer that the Board of Directors of the
              Palmerton Area School District approve Brad Landis and Denise L. Strohl as ski club
              advisors for the district for the 2008-2009 school year. Ski Club Advisor is a non-paid,
              volunteer position. (attachment on file)

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
2008-2009     Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
SUBSTITUTE
TEACHERS
APPROVED      Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Gasper that the Board of Directors of the
              Palmerton Area School District approve to hire the following candidates as substitute
              teachers for the 2008-2009 school year.

               NAME                                          AREA OF CERTIFICATION
               Carol Judd                                    Elementary and Special Education
               Nicole Koller                                 Biology, General Science, Chemistry,
                                                             Environmental Ed K-12
               Heather Kreismer                              Emergency Certification

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
SECURITY      Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.
CAMERA
CONTROLLER
APPROVED      Director Ballard moved, seconded by Director Yeakel that the Board of Directors of the
              Palmerton Area School District approve authorizing the superintendent to return a
              Honeywell controller in exchange for a Panasonic controller to Wacor at an additional cost
              of $346.32 plus shipping.

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present.
              Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried.


              INFORMATIONAL ITEMS: (attachments on file)
                 1. PASD 2008-2009 District Enrollment
                 2. PASD Grant Summary Report, September 2008
                 3. PASD 2008-2009 Budget Calendar
                 4. PASD Safety Committee Meeting Minutes, September 18, 2008
                 5. Project Linus Letter to S.S. Palmer, C. Burkhardt
                 6. CLIU #21 Agenda
                 7. CLIU #21 Board Briefs
                 8. CLIU #21 Update
                                                                        October 21, 2008
                 9. LCCC President’s Desk, September 2008
                 10. PASD Avenger, October 17, 2008




              FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER:

              Director Bieling
                  CCTI Act 34 hearing 10/23 @ 7 pm
                  Special Board Meeting 11/5 @ 4:45 pm to fill board vacancy

              Director Yeakel
                  Legislative Policy Meeting platform to support legislation abolishing elected tax
                     collectors
                  IU approved purchase price of $9.7 million for the building


              PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:

              Bill Strauch
                   Security System, is anything being looked into for catwalk; Director Bieling – next
                   How were Asst Coaches for Don Delich basketball picked; Mrs. Boyce – received
                      recommendation from Athletic Director & head coach
                   Is November 5, 2008 meeting to fill Mr. Pollard’s vacancy; yes

              Susan Arner
                  Clarify exemption of community festival

              Thomasine Falcone
                  What is policy #904; Mrs. Boyce – deals with removing certain areas designated as
                   smoking
                  What is the progress of having policies posted on the website; Mrs. Boyce – there is
                   a delay due to technology limitations

              Lora Heydt
                  Do either of the policies have anything to do with who can attend field trips; Mrs.
ADJOURNMENT         Boyce – no



              ADJOURNMENT:

              Director Yeakel moved, seconded by Director Gasper that the Board of Directors of the
              Palmerton Area School District adjourn the meeting at 7:50 PM.

              Aye Votes: All Directors Present
              Nay Votes: None. Motion Carried



                                              Respectfully submitted,


                                              Lisa C. Vignone
                                              Business Administrator/Bd. Secretary

				
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