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All Meetings December 2020 and Prior

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole / Voting Meeting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Pledge to Flag

 

  1. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Public Comment

             Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board. 
  1. Student Report

Per Board Policy 004.2-Student Representatives to the Board, the following Student Representatives will present reports:

 

Student Representatives:

Travis Saylor, Senior Representative

Mark McCoy, Junior Representative

  1. Committee Report

Mr. Brenneman will present the December 2, 2020 Finance Committee Report.

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements:

The board met in executive session Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:42 pm for School Safety and Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm for personnel.
 

Meetings for January 2021:
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.
 

Policy Committee - Virtual 

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Time:  6:00 p.m.  

 

All future meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committee Meetings will be held virtually to the public through the end of the 2021 calendar year.
 

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following minutes are presented for approval:

November 18, 2020 Athletic Committee Meeting

 

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for November, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

 

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 TREASURER'S REPORTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$  3,120,150.97  Receipts

$  3,445,820.15  Total Disbursements 

$18,901,108.68  Ledger Balance

 

TRUST FUND

$        53.47 Total Receipts

$      750.00 Total Disbursements

$ 53,687.36  Ledger Balance

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$134,839.34 Total Receipts

$129,021.09 Total Disbursements

$286,491.08 Ledger Balance

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$    1,818.95 Total Receipts

$    4,635.00 Total Disbursements

$117,001.91  Ledger Balance

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$          670.87 Total Receipts

$     14,062.51 Total Disbursements

$   661,787.13 Ledger Balance

  

  1. List of Payments

 

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$ 1,474,557.90    Total Payments (Check numbers 162429-162618)

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$ 47,583.19         Total Payments (Check numbers 23189-23198)

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$   4,635.00         Total Payments (Check numbers 23578-23590)

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$  14,062.51        Total Payments (Check numbers 3464-3465)

 

PAYROLL FUND

$     70,629.43      Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 261691-261720)

$1,925,965.72      ACH Disbursements

$1,996,595.15      Total Payments 

 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$    2,508.72        Total Payments (Check numbers 1032-1033) 

 

TRUST FUND

$       750.00        Total Payments (Check number 532)

  

  1. Investment Portfolio

2020-2021 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$5,467,635 Total Invested with 25 Financial Institutions

$   276,738 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

 

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

2020-2021 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

 

GENERAL FUND 

$28,619,559.36 Revenues

$15,742,077.43 Expenditures

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     263,700.87 Revenues

$     100,861.87 Expenditures

  

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$     265,077.40 Revenues

$     442,140.90 Expenditures

 

TRUST FUND

$   283.92 Revenues

$   750.00 Expenditures

 

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$ 3,794.75 Revenues

$ 2,806.50 Expenditures

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

 

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

 

  1. Budget Transfers

2020-2021 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF NOVEMBER 12, 2020 - DECEMBER 3, 2020

 

$        6,237 - General Fund

$      39,000 - Capital Reserve Fund

  

  1. Food Service for October, 2020

2020-2021 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING OCTOBER 2020

 

$(10,650.42)  September Net Profit/(Loss)

$(81,775.75)  Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

 

$574,881.53  Assets

$574,881.53  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

 

  1. Senior High Student Store for October, 2020

 

2020-2021 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING OCTOBER 2020

 

$     129.18      October Net Profit

$  2,880.40      Year-to-Date Net Profit

 

$16,369.44      Assets

$16,369.44      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office

 

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Student Placement Agreement with Arizona State University (Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College), effective December 9, 2020 through December 2, 2025 for student interns to participate in a classroom under the direction of a mentor teacher.  Interns co-plan and co-teach to individual students, small groups, and/or the whole class under direction and supervision No Cost
     
  2. Agreement with Altoona Area School District for the Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth (AEDY) Program effective August 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021
    Cost: $70/day for regular education students; $80/day for students with an IEP
     
  3. Contract with Music Theatre International (MTI) effective December 10, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the Senior High virtual production of Godspell-212 Revised Version  Cost: $1,100
     
  4. Memorandum of Understanding with Family Services Incorporated effective December 9, 2020 through December 31, 2021 to provide counseling and supportive services to enhance safety for students and provide appropriate support to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and other crimes.  No Cost
     
  5. Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperative Sponsorship of Wrestling with Bishop Guilfoyle High School for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years. Revenue:  $200 per student
     
  6. Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperative Sponsorship of Wrestling with Bishop Guilfoyle Junior High School for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years. Revenue: $200 per student
     
  7. Letter of Agreement with UPMC Western Behavioral Health of the Alleghenies effective December 9, 2020 through October 31, 2022 to work collaboratively for behavioral health service referrals, including mental health, drug and alcohol treatment or rehabilitation services  No Cost

 

  1. Tuition Student for 2020-2021

Per Board Policy, 202. Eligibility of Non-Resident Students, the administration recommends board approval of Grade 10 (D.M) as a tuition student for the remainder of 2020-2021 school year.

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

 

  1. 2020-2021 Fringe Benefit Rates - REVISED

 

  1. Act 1 Resolution for the 2021-2022 school year

RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District, makes the following unconditional certifications:

  1. The school district’s various tax levies and other revenue sources will be sufficient to balance the school district final budget for the next fiscal year 2021-2022 based on maintaining current tax rates or increasing tax rates by an amount less than or equal to the Act 1 index applicable to the school district as calculated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  This conclusion is based on the school district preliminary budget or other information available to the School Board.
     
  2. The applicable index for the next fiscal year is 3.7%, and the School Board will not for the next fiscal year increase the rate of its real estate tax, or any other tax for the support of public education, by an amount that exceeds the applicable index.
     
  3. The School Board has to date and in the future will comply with the rules set forth in School Code § 687 for adoption of the school district proposed and final budgets for the next fiscal year.
     
  4. The School Board understands that the school district will not be eligible to use Act 1 referendum exceptions for the next fiscal year.
  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Phased Reopening Health and Safety Plan - December Update
  • Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan - December Update
  1. District Athletic and Co-Curricular Plan - December Update

The Athletic and Co-Curricular plans are part of the Hollidaysburg Area School District's Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan.  The December updates reflect the updated mandates and recommendations set forth by Governor Wolf as well as the PA Departments of Health and Education. 

  

  1. Penn State University ELA Research Study

From Sarah:

The associate dean for the College of Education at PSU, Dr. Rayne Sperling, contacted me regarding possible participation in a nationwide research study on student preference and performance on curriculum-based writing tasks. The study would ask my willing students to write two responses based on different story starters and answer some questions to determine writing self-efficacy. The study would take about one hour for students to complete, and participation is entirely optional. The study has Institutional Review Board approval.

 

I wanted to reach out to you to determine if it is permissible to offer participation to my students and their families (included in this email is the study's Consent for Research parents would need to review and complete if interested). Dr. Sperling is happy to meet to share more about the study if you or district administrators have questions. The Consent for Research provides a more in-depth look at the study for your reference too.

  

  1. Personnel

614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

 

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Resignation

Mandy Livai

Special Education Teacher

SH

12/4/2020

 

Resignation

Cory Seymour

7th Grade Boys' Basketball Coach

JH

Retroactive to 12/3/2020

 

Approve Hire

Austin Finochio

7th Grade Boys' Basketball Coach

JH

12/10/2020

$1,071.78 per Schedule D after 50/50 split

Approve

Susan Cyran

SAT Prep Instructor-Math

SH

1/16/2021

$26 per hour

Approve

Rachel Black

SAT Prep Instructor-English

SH

1/16/2021

$26 per hour

Approve Hire

Jacqueline Harris

Title I Parental Involvement for all elementary buildings

FOT

Retroactive to 11/24/20 - 11/30/20

3.5 Hours at $26/hour

Approve

John Wessner

Title I Parental Involvement for all elementary buildings

FOT

Retroactive to 11/24/20 - 11/30/20

3.5 Hours at $26/hour

Approve

Caitlin Tay

Title I Parental Involvement for all elementary buildings

CWL

Retroactive to 11/24/20 - 11/30/20

3.5 Hours at $26/hour

Approve

Bryan James

Special Education Oddysseyware Teacher

JH

2020/2021

Stipend: $150 per student

Approve

Jessica Hopkins

Student Teaching - Instrumental Music - Scott Sheehan

SH

2020/2021 SY

PSU Main

Approve

Jessica Hopkins

Student Teaching -General Music - Lori Stephens

CWL

2020/2021 SY

PSU Main

Approve

Madyn Ables

Student Teaching -Physical Education & Health - Terry Hartman

SH

2020/2021 SY

PSU Main

Approve

Ashley Lafferty

Student Teaching -Elementary Education - Maria Mikolajczyk

FKS

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Approve

Ashley Lafferty

Student Teaching -Elementary Autistic Support - Suzannah Cannon

FKS

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Approve

Lori Stephens

Internship - Education Administration - Brian Keagy

CWL

2020/2021 SY

ASU

Approve

Kimberly Shoop

Substitute Teacher (Grades PK-4)

Dist.

12/10/20

Rate Change due to receiving PDE teaching certificate; $95.00 per day; $105 per day after 60 cumulative days in one school year

information Only

Brady Wertz

Volunteer-Athletics

Dist.

Retroactive to 12/3/2020

 

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Committee Appointments

Per Board Policy, 000 Local Board Procedures:

The board president will announce Board Committee Appointments for 2021.

 

  1. New Business

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following agreement is presented for approval:

  1. Lease Agreement with Hollidaysburg Area Summer Baseball League effective December 10, 2020 through December 10, 2035 for lease of district property to the Summer Baseball League  Cost: $3,500
  1. Adjourn

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

 Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Virtual Reorganization / Special Voting - 6:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 6:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Pledge to Flag

 

  1. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Public Comment

             Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Reorganization and Special Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.

 

  1. Board Members / Mrs. Baker

Holdover Board Members

Ronald Sommer

Scott Brenneman

Richard Gallagher

Melissa Mitchell

Lonna Frye

Nicole Hartman

Emmanuel Nichols

Kenneth Snyder

Douglas Stephens

 

  1. Board Reorganization

 

  1. Elect Temporary Board Chair

Per Board Policy 005, Local Board Procedures, the election of the temporary board president shall be elected from among the holdover members. The temporary board president will chair the meeting until a permanent president has been elected.

 

  1. Election of 2021 Board President

Per Board Policy 005, Local Board Procedures, the School Directors will elect from their members a President who shall serve for one year.

 

  1. Election of 2021 Board Vice-President

Per Board Policy 005, Local Board Procedures, the School Directors will elect from their members a Vice-President who shall serve for one year.

 

  1. List of Newly Constituted Board Membership

Hollidaysburg Area School District Board Membership - 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Title

Term Expires

Twshp./Boro.

 

 

 

 

Scott Brenneman

Board Member

12/2021

Frankstown Township

Lonna Frye

Board Member

12/2023

Hollidaysburg Borough

Nicole Hartman

Board Member

12/2023

Frankstown Township

Melissa Mitchell

Board Member

12/2021

Blair Township

Emanuel Nichols

Board Member

12/2023

Allegheny Township

Richard Gallagher

Board Member

12/2021

Allegheny Township

Kenneth Snyder

Board Member

12/2023

Allegheny Township

Ronald Sommer

Board Member

12/2021

Blair Township

Douglas Stephens

Board Member

12/2023

Blair Township

 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 9:05p.m. for personnel, and December 2, 2020 at 6:00p.m. for personnel.

 

All board meeting agendas are available in detail for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

 

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings & 818 Contracted Services, the following agreement is presented for approval:

  1. Remote Deposit Capture Agreement with 1st Summit Bank effective December 2, 2020 for remote capture services No Cost

 

 

  1. Board and Committee Meeting Calendar for 2021

Per Board Policy 005, Local Board Procedures, the School Directors will set the 2021 Board Meeting Calendar for Voting, Committee of the Whole and Committee meetings.

  1. Superintendent's Report

 

  1. Personnel

 

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Retirement

Susan Baker

Business Manager - SEFADMBUSO05

Admin

Last day of employment 6/30/21

Terms per employment contract

Approve

Extend Early Retirement Incentive as per Teacher's Contract

All teachers retiring at the end of the 20/21 School Year

Dist.

End of 20/21 SY

Incentives and requirements as per Teacher's Contract

Approve Hire

Carol Scarbro

LTS; English Teacher

SH

Extend LTS from 1/13/21 to 1/18/21

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Lori McCoy

Full-time Day to Day Substitute

CWL

Retroactive to 12/1/2020 through end of 20/21 School Year

$95.00 per day, $105 after 60 cumulative days

Approve Hire

Veronica Sell

Homebound Instructor for Student R.P.

JH

12/2/2020

$26 per hour up to 5 hours per week

Approve Hire

Dean Adams

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Elaine Adams

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Lee Baird

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Robert Burkey

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Randy Dodson

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Vince Farabaugh

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Austin Finochio

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Joy Finochio

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Scott Finochio

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

William Fitzgerald

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Loren Hershberger

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Kathy Mathias

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Dave Schmelzlen

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Dave Soellner

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Cindy Storm

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Jon Szynal

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Don Tantius

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Phil Weichel

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Paul Yakymac

Winter Game Worker

Dist.

12/7/2020

Per Game Worker Rates

Approve

Brandy Wertz

Volunteer-Athletics

Dist.

12/3/2020

N/A

Delete

Richard L. Baird, Jr.

Substitute Security Greeter

SH

Retroactive to 8/24/2017

 

Information Only

Anne Dively

Transfer from Grade 3  TCHFKS03GR05  to Grade 4 TCHFKS04GR04

FKS

Retroactive to beginning of 19/20 School Year

 

Information Only

Chandra Jandora

Grade 5 Teacher

FKS

Retroactive to beginning of 20/21 School Year

 

  1. President's Report

 

  1. Committee Appointments

Per Board Policy 005, Local Board Procedures, the School Directors will discuss committee appointments for 2021.

  1. New Business

 

  1. Adjourn / President

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole / Voting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Summerville 
  4. Student Report

Per Board Policy 004.2-Student Representatives to the Board, the following Student Representative will present a report:

Student Representatives:

Travis Saylor, Senior Representative

  1. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Committee Report

Lonna Frye, Curriculum Committee Representative, will present a report of the October 21, 2020 Curriculum Committee meeting.

 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Summerville

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday November 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM for School Safety and Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM for personnel.

Meetings for December, 2020:

Finance Committee - Virtual 

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  
 

Reorganization Meeting - Virtual

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Time:  6:00 p.m.

 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m.

All future meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committee Meetings will be held virtually to the public through the end of the 2020 calendar year.

 

All board meeting agendas are available in detail for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following minutes are presented for approval:

 

August 12, 2020, Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

September 9, 2020 Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting  

September 23, 2020 Virtual Special Voting Meeting 
October 21, 2020 Virtual Curriculum Committee Meeting

October 21, 2020 Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for October, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

OCTOBER 31, 2020 TREASURER'S REPORTS
 

GENERAL FUND

$  4,162,991.69  Receipts

$  4,485,810.76  Total Disbursements 

$19,226,777.86  Ledger Balance

 

TRUST FUND

$        59.57 Total Receipts

$          0.00 Total Disbursements

$ 54,383.89 Ledger Balance

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  98,337.58 Total Receipts

$155,166.76 Total Disbursements

$280,672.83 Ledger Balance

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$    7,506.71 Total Receipts

$  16,043.00 Total Disbursements

$119,817.96 Ledger Balance

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$   110,663.84 Total Receipts

$     23,397.00 Total Disbursements

$   675,178.77 Ledger Balance

 

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$         1.94 Total Receipts

$         0.00 Total Disbursements

$     801.48  Ledger Balance

 

PAYROLL FUND

$2,799,786.23 Total Receipts

$2,827,396.53 Total Disbursements

$     33,035.96  Ledger Balance

 

SH STUDENT STORE

$  1,134.26 Total Receipts

$     297.78 Total Disbursements

$15,802.16 Ledger Balance

 

  1. List of Payments

OCTOBER 31, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$   113,302.25     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 162094-162364)

$1,655,922.11     Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 162095-162428)

$1,769,224.36         Total Payments

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$ 36,033.30  Total Payments (Check numbers 23179-23188)

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$ 16,043.00  Total Payments (Check numbers 23574-23577)

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$  23,397.00  Total Payments (Check numbers 3461-3463)

 

PAYROLL FUND

$     82,959.82     Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 261643-261675)

$2,744,436.71      ACH Disbursements

$2,827,396.53         Total Payments 

 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$       297.78   Total Payments (Check number 1031) 

 

TRUST FUND

$          -0-       Total Payments (Check number)

  

  1. Investment Portfolio

2020-2021 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$5,464,496 Total Invested with 25 Financial Institutions

$   276,719 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

2020-2021 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

 

GENERAL FUND 

$26,435,766.12 Revenues

$11,912,095.58 Expenditures

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     263,028.80 Revenues

$       86,799.36 Expenditures

  

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$     259,756.45 Revenues

$     309,809.67 Expenditures

 

TRUST FUND

$   230.45 Revenues

$       0.00 Expenditures

 

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$ 3,385.90 Revenues

$    297.78 Expenditures

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

 

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

 

  1. Budget Transfers for June 30, 2020

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF OCTOBER 15, 2020 - NOVEMBER 11, 2020

 

$     113,149 - General Fund

 

  1. Budget Transfers

 

2020-2021 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF OCTOBER 15, 2020 - NOVEMBER 11, 2020

 

$      58,027 - General Fund

$        9,950 - Capital Reserve Fund

  

  1. Food Service for June, 2020 - FINAL

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT - FINAL

PERIOD ENDING JUNE 2020

 

$    29,009.51  June Net Profit

$(109,702.37)  Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

 

$  702,372.89  Assets

$  702,372.89  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Food Service for September, 2020

2020-2021 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 2020

 

$(71,125.33)  September Net Profit/(Loss)

$(71,125.33)  Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

 

$576,177.95  Assets

$576,177.95  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Senior High Student Store for September, 2020

 2020-2021 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 2020

 

$  2,751.22      September Net Profit

$  2,751.22      Year-to-Date Net Profit

 

$16,235.76      Assets

$16,235.76      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office

 

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings & 818 Contracted Services, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

 

  1. Rental Agreement with The Casino for the 2021 Senior Prom, Friday, May 28, 2021. Cost: Total rental fee $3,220; additional food costs based on attendance, 20% gratuity on food and drinks. 
     
  2. Quote from Smore for Schools: 15 User Department Software for digital newsletters effective December 11, 2020 through December 10, 2021.  Cost:  $999  *This is a quote that will be signed electronically.
     
  3. Contract with Music Theatre International (MTI) effective October 18, 2020 through November 29, 2020 for licensing and rental fees associated with the virtual production of A Year with Frog and Toad-Kids.  Performance dates to be determined Cost: $585
     
  4. Contract with Music Theatre International (MTI) effective October 20, 2020 through December 01, 2020 for licensing and rental fees associated with the virtual production of the Amateur Production of Godspell-2012 Revised Version.  Performance dates: March 26-27, 2021 Cost: $1,025
     
  5. Memorandum of Understanding with Pennsylvania State University, College of Health and Human Development, Student Teaching Field Experiences effective January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2026 for a Cooperative Student Teaching Program  No Cost
     
  6. Cost Sharing Agreement with Blair County and Blair Township retroactive to October 28, 2020 to share the cost of Pre-Trial Witness Fees for an appeal appraisal Cost:  Blair County:  $155.79; Blair Township:  $21.38; District:  $347.82   
     
  7. Acknowledgement for Health and Nursing Services with the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC) effective November 19, 2020 for a district Certified School Nurse (CSN) to oversee/consult with the GACTC LPN.  No Cost

 

  1. New Capital Reserve Project

2020-2021 Capital Reserve Project:

 

Replace Telecore System at Junior High: $13,000

 

  1. Student Activity Fundraisers

Per Board policy, 229 - District Fund Raising the following fundraisers are presented for approval:

Student Activity Fundraisers:

Key Club #66

Virtual Race to benefit Toys for Tots

November 19, 2020 through January 1, 2021   

Estimated Profit:2,000

 

Senior High Spanish Club #74

Chipotle Night Fundraiser

December 14 or 15, 2020 from 4:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.

Estimated Profit: $250


Junior High Reading Competition - #34

Dress Down Day

November-December 2020

Expected Profit: $300

 

  1. Donations

American Dairy Association, Dairy Council, Inc. and America's Dairy Farmers:  $2,700 for the Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant
 

Campus Box Media, LLC.:  $44.81 (2019-2020 donation)
The HASD Athletic Department receives spirit items from the Spirit Shop/Sports Promotion Network.  These companies work together to find local community businesses to sponsor spirit items (i.e. water bottles, t-shirts, mini footballs) for the school to hand out free of charge to fans and students.  The items are paid by the local businesses in our community and their company logo is then put on the items along with a Hollidaysburg Area School Logo to recognize their sponsorship.  The school gets a 5% check for the amount of the sponsorships as part of the program.

 

  1. Collection Fees Charged to Municipalities for 2021

The following 2021 fees will be charged to the municipalities for the collection of the following taxes:

 

Per Capita:  $.55/bill

  

  1. Collection Fees Charged by Blair County Tax Collection Bureau effective January 1, 2021

The following 2021 fees will be paid to the Blair County Tax Collection Bureau for taxes collected on the District's behalf:

 

Current & Delinquent Earned Income / Net Profit:  3%

Flat Rate Occupation Tax effective January 1, 2021:  3%

(Tax Exempt if income is less than $1,500)

 

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

  1. Resolution of Board of School Directors Establishing Fund Balance Policies as required by GASB 54

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits the following portions of its June 30, 2021 Capital Reserve Projects Committed Fund Balance as follows:

 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits $150,000 from the Capital Reserve Projects Committed Fund Balance and transfers $150,000 to the Assigned Capital Reserve Fund Balance.

 

  1. Resolution of Board of School Directors Establishing Fund Balance Policies as required by GASB 54

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits the following portions of its June 30, 2021 Retirement Rate Stabilization Committed Fund Balance as follows:

 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits $384,074 from the Retirement Rate Stabilization Committed Fund Balance and transfers $384,074 to the Unassigned General Fund Balance.

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Veteran's Day Activities

Brian Keagy and Lori Stephens will provide an overview of the 2020 Veteran's Day activities held in our District.

  1. Winter Sports Master Field Trip List

Per Board Policies 230.1 Student Expenses for Conferences/Competitions and 121 Field Trips, the attached list of student field trips in excess of 150 miles, out of state, or overnight is submitted for approval. 

*The administration requests authorization for the Superintendent to approve additional trips as needed throughout the 2020-2021 school year resulting from advancement in PIAA school sponsored sports playoffs.

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Approve Hire

Lori McCoy

LTS; Elementary Teacher

CWL

Extend LTS position from 10/29/20 through 11/24/20

Approve Hire

Abigail Zeek

LTS; Elementary Teacher

FKS

Retroactive starting 11/9/20 until approximately January 29, 2021

Approve

Sherry Socie

Accounting Operations Director

Admin

Change resignation date from 12/14/20 up to 1/29/21

Approve Hire

Sydney Berger

Full-time Day to Day Substitute

FKS

Retroactive to 11/9/2020 through end of 20/21 School Year

Approve Hire

Jody Walters

Full-time Day to Day Substitute

FOT

Effective 12/8/2020 through end of 20/21 School Year

Approve Hire

Samantha Figard

Full-time Day to Day Substitute

SH

Retroactive to 11/6/2020 through end of 20/21 School Year

Approve Hire

Robert A. Johnson

Full-time Day to Day Substitute

JH

Effective 12/1/2020 through end of 20/21 School Year

Approve MOU

MOU with HAEA for sick leave for Joanna Brumbaugh

 

FKS

Retroactive to 11/10/20

Approve MOU

MOU with AFSCME for Food Service during closures

 

Dist.

Retroactive to 11/6/20

Approve Hire

Rachael Lockard

Substitute Teacher                            (Childhood N-3)

Dist.

11/19/2020

Approve Hire

Charlton Jordan

Substitute Teacher                   (IU8 Referral)

Dist.

11/19/2020

Approve Hire

Shelby Civils

Substitute Teacher                         (IU8 Referral)

Dist.

11/19/2020

Approve Hire

Jared Krater

Substitute Teacher                         (IU8 Referral)

Dist.

11/19/2020

Approve Hire

Madison Lascoli

Substitute Secretary/Office Paraprofessional

Dist.

11/19/2020

Approve Hire

Hully Hoover

Fall Game Worker

Dist.

Retroactive to 9/14/2020

Resignation

Nicole White

Health Room Assistant                        HRACWLHLTH01

CWL

11/6/2020

Approve

David Heim

Game Worker

Dist.

Retroactive to 9/11/2020

Approve Hire

Lane Wertz

Assistant Wrestling Coach

JH

20/21 SY

Remove

David Herncane

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Kimberly Hutsky

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Hully Hoover

C & I - Career Conferences

SH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

David Herncane

C & I - Career Conferences

SH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Kimberly Hutsky

C & I - Career Conferences

SH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Veronica Sell

C & I - Career Conferences

JH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Keely Jones

C & I - Career Conferences

JH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Tina Peters

C & I - Career Conferences

JH

2020/2021 SY

Approve

Wendy Lieb

Sports Physicals

SH

10/28/2020

Approve

Karen Helsel

Sports Physicals

SH

10/28/2020

Approve Bus Driver

Michael Dull

Fullington Bus Driver Substitute

Dist.

Retroactive to 11/9/20

Approve Bus Driver

Clarence Florey Jr

Fullington Bus Driver Substitute

Dist.

Retroactive to 11/9/20

Approve Bus Driver

William Myers

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist.

Retroactive to 11/9/20

Remove

Michael Eppolito

Substitute Teacher (Guest)

Dist.

Retroactive to 10/29/2020

Remove

Nyssa McKnight

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/26/2020

Remove

Monique Williams

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Retroactive to 06/05/2018

Remove

Dawn McDannell

Substitute Teacher (IU8 Referral)

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/26/2020

Remove

Jennifer Zbozny

Substitute Teacher (Guest), Substitute Secretary/Para

Dist.

Retroactive to 6/14/2019

Remove

Dorothy Daniel

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Retroactive to 9/8/17

Remove

Allison Church

Substitute (Guest)

Dist.

Retroactive to 12/13/18

Remove

Kenneth McElhinney, JR

Substitute Custodian

Dist.

Retroactive to 5/17/18

Information Only

Carol Scarbro

LTS; English Teacher

SH

Effective starting 11/16/20 until approximately 1/13/21

Information Only

Jessica Dodson

Volunteer

JH

10/22/2020

Information Only

Alexa Ritchey

Transfer from Grade 4 (2018) TCHCWL04GR03  to Grade 3 (19/20) to Grade 2 (20/21) New position?

CWL

8/26/2020

Information Only

Caitlyn Tay

Transfer from Grade 6 TCHCWL06GR04    to Grade 1  TCHCWL01GR03

CWL

8/26/2020

Information Only

Heather Berish

Transfer from Grade 4 TCHFKS04GR04   to Grade 6  TCHFKS06GR01

FKS

8/26/2020

Information Only

Kaylyn Massafra

Transfer from Kindergarten TCHFOTKDGN04   to 1st Grade  TCHFOT01GR03

FOT

8/26/2020

Information Only

Ronald Nori

LTS; Elementary Teacher

FKS

Retroactive from 9/21/20 until 11/6/20

  1. 2020-2021 School Calendar - REVISED

Per Board Policy 803 School Calendar, the administration recommends a revision to 2020-2021 school calendar.

(REVISED to reflect beginning of the year information for kindergarten students and to change November 20, 2020 from a student day to a teacher in-service day.)

 

  1. Phased Reopening Health and Safety Plan - November Update
  • Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan- November Update

    Assistant Superintendent:
    Mrs. Jennifer Mitchell

    Principals:
    Dr. Maureen Letcher, Senior High 
    Mr. Mark Harrington, Senior High Assistant - Virtual
    Mr. Dale McCall, Junior High Assistant
    Mr. Brian Keagy, Charles W. Longer
    Mr. William Madden, Frankstown
    Mr. Jaime Hartline, Foot of Ten

    Teachers:
    Mr. Kevin McCloskey, Senior High Biology Teacher
    Ms. Suzanne Lloyd, Junior High ELA Teacher
  1. President's Report

 

  1. Resignation of Appointments: Sherry Socie

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Accept the resignation of Sherry Socie from the following positions effective November 18, 2020:

  • Primary Delegate for the Blair County Tax Claim Bureau 
  • Board Treasurer
  • Tax Collector
  • Delinquent Tax Collector

 

  1. Appointment of Blair County Tax Claim Bureau Primary Delegate

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Approve the appointment of Stacey Thomas as the Primary Delegate for the Blair County Tax Claim Bureau effective November 19, 2020 to fill the position vacated by the resignation of Sherry Socie. 

  1. Appointment of Treasurer for 2020-2021: Stacey Thomas

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Stacey Thomas to serve as Board Treasurer effective November 19, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sherry Socie. 

  1. Appointment of Tax Collector for 2020-2021: Stacey Thomas

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Stacey Thomas to serve as Tax Collector effective November 19, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sherry Socie. 

  1. Appointment of Delinquent Tax Collector for 2020-2021: Stacey Thomas

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Stacey Thomas to serve as Delinquent Tax Collector effective November 19, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sherry Socie.

 

  1. PSBA Travel Accident Insurance

Information

  • Basic Coverage is free to all board members.
     
  • 24hr Coverage is optional.  **See rates on enrollment form.

    If you choose this option, please complete the enrollment form, submit the form and a check for the appropriate amount made payable to HASD General Fund to Linda Conway, Business Office by December 11, 2020.  If you choose the optional coverage, you are required to complete the enrollment form.
     
  • Coverage begins January 1, 2021.
     
  • Complete a beneficiary form if you wish to update/change your beneficiary information. Return completed forms to Linda Conway, Business Office, as soon as possible. 

Whether traveling to an advocacy event, school board meeting, or district function, it is vital to be able to focus on what matters most. That is why the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) Insurance Trust proudly partners with The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential) to offer exceptional Business Travel Accident (BTA) and Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage to the commonwealth’s school directors. 

As a way of showing our gratitude for all the hard work you do as a school director, PSBA provides BTA coverage at no cost.  BTA insurance covers all school directors for accidental death or injury that occurs while you are attending or travelling to and from board-sponsored business.

24-Hour Optional AD&D insurance coverage
Want more extensive coverage for yourself, your spouse or your children? We have you protected with a 24-hour Optional AD&D plan.  
This Prudential plan helps cover accidental death or qualifying injuries, no matter where or when the accident occurs. You may select coverage in the amount of $150,000 for yourself at a cost of $35.50 annually. You may also select $50,000 of coverage for your spouse at a cost of $13.50 annually and $10,000 of coverage for all your eligible children at a cost of $3.00 annually.
 
Please note that this coverage replaces BTA coverage; it is not a supplement to the complimentary plan.

  1. New Business
  2. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Information

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole / Voting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  2. Pledge to Flag
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker
  4. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

 

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting

 

  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Student Report

Per Board Policy 004.2-Student Representatives to the Board, the following Student Representatives will present reports:

 

Student Representatives:

Travis Saylor, Senior Representative

Mark McCoy, Junior Representative

 

Student Survey Presentation: 

Senior Class Officers, Travis Saylor, Matthew McMullen, Jonas Ciprich and Michael Scarpelli will present information on a student survey of different educational platforms. 

 

  1. Presentation: Life Track Senior Exit Survey

Discussion, Information, Presentation

  • Hully Hoover and Kim Hutsky will present a summary of the results from the Life Track Senior Exit Survey.

 

  1. Presentation: 2019 Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) Results

Discussion, Information

  • Vape Sensor Presentation: Dr. Maureen Letcher and Mrs. Lydia Dobrowolsky
     
  • Dr. Maureen Letcher and Ms. Lydia Dobrowolsky will present the results of 2019 PAYS Survey as well as an overview of the generous grant received by the Ronald McDonald House Charities and the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA.
  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, September 24, 2020 at 5:39 p.m. for personnel and negotiations (to correct meeting time), and at 6:55 p.m. for personnel.

 

The board met in executive session Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 6:00PM for personnel.

Meetings for November, 2020:

Athletic Committee - Virtual 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m.

 

All future meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committee Meetings will be held virtually to the public through the end of the 2020 calendar year.

 

All board meeting agendas are available in detail for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

 

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following minutes are presented for approval:

July 15, 2020 Policy Committee

July 15, 2020 Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting

August 5, 2020 Physical Plant Committee

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for September, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

September 30, 2020 Treasurer's Reports

 

GENERAL FUND

$11,094,727.21  Receipts

$  6,035,921.47  Total Disbursements 

$19,549,596.93  Ledger Balance

 

TRUST FUND

$        55.78 Total Receipts

$          0.00 Total Disbursements

$ 54,324.32 Ledger Balance

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  22,538.89 Total Receipts

$101,449.91 Total Disbursements

$337,502.01 Ledger Balance

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$  25,532.91 Total Receipts

$    1,639.00 Total Disbursements

$128,354.25 Ledger Balance

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$          653.02 Total Receipts

$     63,402.36 Total Disbursements

$   587,911.93 Ledger Balance

 

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$33,685.06 Total Receipts

$33,682.70 Total Disbursements

$     799.54  Ledger Balance

 

PAYROLL FUND

$1,816,557.05 Total Receipts

$1,802,420.59 Total Disbursements

$     60,646.26  Ledger Balance

 

SH STUDENT STORE

$  2,230.00 Total Receipts

$         0.00 Total Disbursements

$14,965.68 Ledger Balance

  

  1. List of Payments

Approve (Roll Call Vote)

 

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$2,207,009.18     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 161843-162070)

$2,062,553.00     Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 161836-162093)

$4,269,562.18         Total Payments

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$ 21,604.39  Total Payments (Check numbers 23168-23178)

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$   1,639.00  Total Payments (Check numbers 23569-23573)

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$  63,402.36  Total Payments (Check numbers 3456-3460)

 

PAYROLL FUND

$     57,989.45     Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 261597-261635)

$1,744,431.27      ACH Disbursements

$1,802,420.72         Total Payments 

 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$          -0-     Total Payments (Check number) 

 

TRUST FUND

$          -0-      Total Payments (Check number)

  

  1. Investment Portfolio

2020-2021 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$5,451,949 Total Invested with 25 Financial Institutions

$   276,697 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

2020-2021 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

 

GENERAL FUND 

$22,476,075.91 Revenues

$  7,438,911.29 Expenditures

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$152,363.72 Revenues

$  63,402.36 Expenditures

  

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$   117,611.78  Revenues

$   152,995.96 Expenditures

 

TRUST FUND

$   170.88 Revenues

$       0.00 Expenditures

 

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$ 2,256.14 Revenues

$        0.00 Expenditures

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

 

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

  

  1. Budget Transfers through June 30, 2020

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF JUNE 4, 2020 - JUNE 30, 2020

 

$2,721,098 - General Fund

$       3,327 - Capital Reserve Fund

  

  1. Budget Transfers for October, 2020

2020-2021 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF OCTOBER 1, 2020 - OCTOBER 14, 2020

 

$  1,005,289 - General Fund

$  1,157,073 - Capital Reserve Fund

 

  1. Business Office

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings & 818 Contracted Services, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Agreement with FitnessGram Hosting Services effective October 21, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for fitness education and assessment software Cost: $1,098
     
  2. Agreement with Hollidaysburg Tiger Baseball Club effective October 22, 2020 through December 31, 2020 for lease of the Hollidaysburg Area School District Baseball Building to remove and replace carpet No Cost  
     
  3. Agreement with Dana M. Melton RN, LSCW for Behavioral Health Student Services effective October 21, 2020 through June 30, 2021  No Cost 
     
  4. Agreement with Southwood Psychiatric Hospital effective September 8, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for academic tutoring services Cost: $90/day 

***The following contract was listed on the July 15, 2020 COW-Voting Meeting Agenda but was not approved, nor was there an attachment associated with it.


Memorandum of Understanding with Child Advocates of Blair County effective April 18, 2019 through April 17, 2020 for coordinating mutually beneficial activities to provide effective services for children and families served. No Cost 

  1. Sealed Bid Participation Authorization

The administration recommends board approval for the Physical Plant Director to participate in a potential sealed bid.  The purpose of the bid is to purchase used Siemens building automation equipment compatible with the Hollidaysburg Area School District's building automation system. 

  1. Student Activity Fundraiser

Per Board policy, 229 - District Fund Raising the following fundraiser is presented for approval:

 

Student Activity Fundraiser:

Junior High Math Counts, #77

Dress Down Day

Expected profit: $100

 

  1. New Capital Reserve Project

2020-2021 Capital Reserve Project:

 

Soccer Field Fence Repairs: $9,950

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books. 

  1. Donations

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donations:

 

  • National School Board Association (NSBA) in conjuction with Bella+Canvas:  COVID-19 related PPE Donations
     
  • Highmark: COVID-19 related PPE Donations
     
  • American Dairy Association, Dairy Council, Inc. and America's Dairy Farmers:  $2,000 for the Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant
     
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities and the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA:  Vape Sensors
     
  • Technology Education Grant: Harbor Freight Gift Cards (Eric Skutch $200; John Smith $200; Joe Krupka $200; Ben Fogle $100)
     
  • Walmart Community Grant Team and Facility #2049 (Altoona location): $1,500 to be used for school safety 
  1. Federal Program Budget Adjustments

2019-2020 Budget

2019-2020 ACCESS GRANT:  $6,203
2019-2020 Title I:  (Carryover to 2020-2021):  ($8,442)
2019-2020 Title I:  Allocation Reduction:  ($5,971)
2019-2020 COVID 19 PCCD School Health & Safety Grant: (Carryover to 2020-2021):  ($238,412)
 

2020-2021 Budget

2019-2020 Title I:  Carryover from 2019-2020:  $8,442

2019-2020 Covid 19 PCCD School Health & Safety Grant: (Carrryover from 2019-2020): $238,412

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

The Annual Plan contains goals and anticipated outcomes established by our district leaders for the 2020-2021 school year.
  

  1. National Junior Honor Society Request for Change in Service Hours

The National Junior High Society requests a change to their service hours to align with the hours of the Senior High National Honor Society.

 

  1. Bus Routes 2020-2021

Per Board Policy 810 Transportation, the Board is being asked to approve the 2020-2021 bus routes.

 

2020-2021 Maxwell Transportation Routes

2020-2021 Fullington Bus Company Routes

 

  1. Master Field Trip List for 2020-2021

Per Board Policies 230.1 Student Expenses for Conferences/Competitions and 121 Field Trips, the attached list of student Field Trips in excess of 150 miles, out of state, or overnight is submitted for approval.

 

**All 2020-2021 field trips will be evaluated and dependent upon the COVID-19 statistics and

    regulations, field trips may not occur

 

  1. District Athletic Plan-October Revision

The District Athletic Plan has been revised as part of the overall District Health and Safety Plan with regard to spectators at athletic events.

 

  1. Phased Reopening Health and Safety Plan - October Revision
  • Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan-October Revision

The Hollidaysburg Area School District Health and Safety Plan will be updated to reflect the addition of a full five day face-to-face option for all K-12 students effective the first day of the second marking period, November 2, 2020.

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Stacey Thomas

Accounting Operations Director                      ADNADMAOD01

Admin

Upon release from current employer

$78,000/year with salary and benefits as outlined in employment contract

Approve Hire

Carol Scarbro

LTS; English Teacher

SH

Effective starting 11/18/20 until approximately 1/13/21

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Carol Scarbro

LTS; Special Education

JH

Retroactive from 10/1/20 until full time hire is released, approximately 10/30/20

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Ronald Nori

LTS; Elementary Teacher

FKS

Retroactive from 9/21/20 until approximately 11/2/20

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve

Kristie Cummings

LTS; Special Education Teacher

JH

11/16/2020 - 12/23/2020

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Create New Position

TBD

LTS; Kindergarten Teacher

FKS

Upon return to five day face to face

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Create New Position

 

Full Time Day to Day Substitute

SH

20/21 School Year Only

$95/per day

Create New Position

 

Full Time Day to Day Substitute

JH

20/21 School Year Only

$95/per day

Create New Position

 

Full Time Day to Day Substitute

FKS

20/21 School Year Only

$95/per day

Create New Position

 

Full Time Day to Day Substitute

CWL

20/21 School Year Only

$95/per day

Create New Position

 

Full Time Day to Day Substitute

FOT

20/21 School Year Only

$95/per day

Approve

Jaime Ziegler

Homebound Instruction for Student K. E.

SH

Retroactive to 9/13/2020

5 hours per week at $26 per hour

Approve

Jaime Ziegler

Homebound Instruction for Student A. Z.

SH

Retroactive to 9/10/2020

5 hours per week at $26 per hour for up to 3 months

Approve Unpaid Leave

Nicole White

Unpaid Medical Leave

CWL

Extended leave, effective 10/16/20 through 11/15/20

 

Approve HIre

Jessica Yeager-McGraw

Special Education Paraprofessional  ADPFKSPARA12

FKS

11/9/2020

6 hours per day; 180 days per year; $16.57 per hour less $1.50 new hire ($15.07); Class 3A

Approve MOU

Sick Leave Bank COVID agreement

 

Dist

Effective 10/22/20

 

Approve MOU

AFSCME Deductions - Custodian/Food Service

 

Dist

Effective 1/1/21

 

Approve MOU

AFSCME Deductions - Secretary/Para

 

Dist

Effective 1/1/21

 

Approve Regulations

Sick Leave Bank - Regulation Update

 

Dist

Effective 10/22/20

 

Retirement

Beverly Wertz

5 Hour Food Service - FSPSHSFSWK04

SH

Effective 10/30/20

 

Resign

Stuart Roberts

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Retroactive to 6/27/20

 

Approve Hire

Erin Fogle

Substitute School Nurse

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

Erika Link

Substitute Teacher                                  (IU8 Referral)

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve HIre

Monica Carrizales-Speicher

Substitute Teacher (Elem K-4)

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day/$105 per day after 60 cumulative days

Approve Hire

Sydney Berger

Substitute Teacher (Elem K-4)

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day/$105 per day after 60 cumulative days

Approve Hire

Jennifer Costanza

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

Samantha Figard

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

Victoria Galanti

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

William Nedostup

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

Greta Swope

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

Jill Tucci

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

10/22/2020

$95 per day

Approve Hire

Miranda Coury

Substite Secretary/Office Paraprofessional

Dist.

10/22/2020

$9.25 per hour

Approve

Linda Hilling

FBLA Advisor - Split

SH

20/21 SY

$529.95 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Matthew Claar

FBLA Advisor - Split

SH

20/21 SY

$529.95 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Erin Yeager

Special Education Department Chair

JH

Effective 11/2/20

$2,677.14 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Leona Engle

Special Education Department Chair

SH

Effective 11/2/20

$2,677.14 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Suzanne Lloyd

English Department Chair

JH

Effective 11/2/20

$2,677.14 per Schedule C

Resign

Clarisse Spencer

8th Grade Girls Baskerball Coach

JH

Effective 10/2/20

 

Approve Hire

Colleen Ciprich

8th Grade Girls Baskerball Coach

JH

Effective 20/21 SY

$1,899.86 per schedule D

Remove

Aden Myers

JH Wrestling Assistant Coach

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Approve

Leona Engle

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Scott Sheehan

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Michael Rawlins

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Nicole Beauchamp

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Melissa Jack

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Caleb McAdoo

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Christie James

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Amanda Blanchetti

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Dawn Eckenrode

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kevin McCloskey

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Hully Hoover

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Nicole Tewell

C & I  - TSI Team

SH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Leigh Ann Craig

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Robert Valeria

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Michelle Galo

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

John Yogus

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Erin Yeager

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Greg Reese

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Jill Hileman

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Nicole Stouffer

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Alysha Kachur

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Samantha McDowell

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Brock Porter

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kellie Hurd

C & I  - TSI Team

JH

2020/2021 SY

10 hours at $26/hr

Approve

David Herncane

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Dawn Eckenrode

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Deanna Jubeck

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kevin McCloskey

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Leah Haslam

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Leona Engle

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Michael Moore

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Holly Mercer

C & I - SWPBS

SH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Christine Burkey

C & I - SWPBS

JH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Megan Murtagh

C & I - SWPBS

JH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Eileen Roberts

C & I - SWPBS

JH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Elaine Baney

C & I - SWPBS

JH

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Allison Herbaugh

C & I - SWPBS

CWL

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kathyn Menard

C & I - SWPBS

CWL

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Elizabeth Sagaities

C & I - SWPBS

CWL

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kris Smith

C & I - SWPBS

CWL

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kyle Brown

C & I - SWPBS

FOT

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kaylyn Massafra

C & I - SWPBS

FOT

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Christina Bracken

C & I - SWPBS

FOT

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Justin Clark

C & I - SWPBS

FKS

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Perk Oettinger

C & I - SWPBS

FKS

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Elizabeth Fogal

C & I - SWPBS

FKS

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Maria Mikolajzyk

C & I - SWPBS

FKS

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Jennifer Niccole Stultz

C & I - SWPBS

FKS

2020/2021 SY

2 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Caitlyn Tay

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Robert Burkey

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kris Smith

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Melissa Hatch

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Britteny Hassen

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Melissa Viego

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

R. J. Albarano

C & I - Data Team

CWL

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Jennifer Bloom

C & I - Data Team

FOT

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

John Wessner

C & I - Data Team

FOT

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Jennifer Seecs-Meilnik

C & I - Data Team

FOT

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Lindsey Griffith

C & I - Data Team

FOT

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kelly Breene

C & I - Data Team

FOT

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Stephanie Gutshall

C & I - Data Team

FOT

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Maria Mikolajzk

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Tammy Stultz

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Timothy Keech

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kristie Clayton

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Lacy Frazier

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

JoAnna Brumbaugh

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Suzannah Cannon

C & I - Data Team

FKS

2020/2021 SY

8 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kristie Wissinger

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

CWL

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Jacqueline Harris

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

FOT

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Alyssa Carpenter

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

FOT

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Tammy Stultz

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

FKS

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Kris Smith

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

CWL

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Chandra Jandora

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

FKS

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Julie Smith

C& I  - Elementary Health Committee

FKS

2020/2021 SY

5 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Angela Waibel

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FOT

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Elizabeth Sagaities

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

CWL

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Christina Bracken

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FOT

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Misty Hewitt

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FKS

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Sherry Desort

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FKS

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Theresa Gillie

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

CWL

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Justin Clark

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FKS

2020/2021 SY

3 hours at $26/hr

Approve

Megan Murtagh

Extra Pay-Writing IEPs

JH

10/13/2020

Up to 4 hours at $26/hr

Approval

Robin Blair

School Psychologist

JH

Retroactive to 7/1/2020

5 days extra pay at per diem to complete Evaluations and Reevaluations on hold due to COVID-19

Approval

Jane Burkholder

School Psychologist

JH

Retroactive to 7/1/2020

5 days extra pay at per diem to complete Evaluations and Reevaluations on hold due to COVID-19

Approval

Debra Springer

School Psychologist

JH

Retroactive to 7/1/2020

5 days extra pay at per diem to complete Evaluations and Reevaluations on hold due to COVID-19

Approve Student Teacher

Kathryn Paige Bulgarelli

Maren Jubas/Lauren Sral Elementary Special Education

FKS

2020/2021 SY

Juniata

Approve

Brandon Stitt

Volunteer- Athletics

Dist

Retroactive to 8/25/2020

 

Approve

Colleen Ciprich

Volunteer- Athletics

Dist.

10/22/2020

 

Approve

Hully Hoover

Volunteer-Athletics

Dist.

10/22/2020

 

Approve

Gary Walstrom

Volunteer-Athletics

Dist.

10/22/2020

 

Remove

Donald Wyant

Volunteer

CWL

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Eileen Detwiler

Volunteer

CWL

Effective 10/5/20

 

Remove

Dennis Housum

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Jennifer Janosko-Musselman

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/1/20

 

Remove

Terrina McIntosh

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/6/20

 

Remove

Jennifer Zbozny

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Pamela Blackmon

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Kathryn Miknis

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Tina Barton

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Brittany Cunningham

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Jessica Dodson

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Jolene Drass

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Janel Foster

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Cathy Petre

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Karlin Blake

Volunteer

JH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Danielle Mattern

Volunteer

SH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

William Stonebraker

Volunteer

CWL/SH

Effective 10/22/20

 

Remove

Kathleen Harpster

IU08 Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 10/22/20

 

Information Only

Jennifer Kimble

Transfer 5.75 Food Service Worker FSPSHSFSWK07 to 5 Hour Food Service Worker FSPSHSFSWK04

SH

10/30/2020

As per AFSCME Contract for Food Service

Information Only

Amy Shaddick

Special Education Teacher - TCHJHSSPEC11

JH

Official Start Date 11/2/2020

 

  1. President's Report

 

  1. New Business

 Discussion, Information

 

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

 Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.




 Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Virtual Special Voting Meeting - 6:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 6:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker
  4. Public Comment

 Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Special Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 6:00pm for personnel and negotiations.

 

Meetings for October, 2020:

Curriculum Committee - Virtual 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, October 21, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

All future meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committee Meetings will be held virtually through the end of the 2020 calendar year.  The Board President, Superintendent and Board Secretary will meet in person at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg to conduct each board meeting.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings and public participation information.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Contract

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contract/agreement is presented for approval:

  1. Amendment to the Infinite Campus End User License Agreement effective January 1, 2012 for online student registration software. Cost: $7,500 Annual Subscription and  $5,625 Software  
  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Daphne Curry

Special Education Paraprofessional - ADPSHSPARA02

SH

9/29/2020

$16.57/hour minus $1.50 for new hire ($15.07)

Approve

Teacher contract between HASD and HAEA

 

Dist.

8/16/2020 to 8/15/2022

Continue salary schedule from 19/20 in effect for 2 years (2% Cap at Professional Rate)

Approve New Position

Create New Position

Special Education Chair

SH

20/21 SY

Full Chair Stipend per Schedule C

Approve New Position

Create New Position

Special Education Chair

JH

20/21 SY

Full Chair Stipend per Schedule C

Delete Position

Delete Schedule C Chair Position

Special Education Chair

Dist

20/21 SY

 

Approve Hire

Kathleen Iachini

Substitute Nurse

Dist

Effective 9/24/20

$95/day

Approve Hire

Rayna Jones

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 9/24/2020

$95/day

Approve Hire

Shawn Hallahan

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 9/24/2020

$95/day

Approve

Paula Dull

Instruction Conducted in the Home

JH

Retroactive to 8/31/2020

Up to 8 hours per week for the 2020 - 2021 school year for a CWL student - previously approved 9/1/20 for up to 5 hours per week

Approval

Arlene Clark

Special Education Paraprofessional

JH

Effective 9/21/2020

Additional Hours to support student at Aevidum - 45 minutes every Monday through the end of the school year

Approval

Kathryn Menard

Speech and Language Teacher

CWL

Retroactive to 8/26/20

2 hours per week extra pay for Instruction Conducted in the Home

Approve Hire

Joe Krupka

Set Director and Stage Director

SH

20/21 SY

$2,229.16 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Allison Herbaugh

Elementary Cyber Facilitator Split

CWL

20/21 SY

$2,666.67 split per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Perk Oettinger

Elementary Cyber Facilitator Split

FKS

20/21 SY

$2,666.67 split per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Kyle Brown

Elementary Cyber Facilitator Split

FOT

20/21 SY

$2,666.67 split per Schedule C

Resign

Michelle Galo

English Department Chair

JH

Effective 10/1/20

 

Resign

Leona Engle

Special Education Department Chair

Dist

Effective 9/17/20

 

Resign

Brooke Meadows

Substitute Teacher

Dis

Effective 9/24/2020

 

Approve Hire

Lauren Basenback

Game Worker

Dist

Effective 9/17/20

Game Worker Rates

Resign

James Trexler

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 9/18/20

 

Resign

Roger Johnson

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 9/22/20

 

Approve

Colleen Ciprich (Murphy)

Sports Volunteer

Dist

Effective 9/17/20

 

Approve

Hully Hoover

Sports Volunteer

Dist

Effective 9/17/20

 

Remove

Sheila Burk

Volunteer

SH

Effective 9/24/2020

 

Remove

Christa Eberhardt

Volunteer

SH

Effective 9/24/2020

 

Remove

Kathleen Kimble

Volunteer

SH

Effective 8/24/2020

 

Remove

Michele Jennings

Volunteer

SH

Effective 8/24/2020

 

Information Only

Tracey Montgomery

Special Education Paraprofessional ADPSHSPARA02 to Special Education Paraprofessional - ADPFOTPARA04

FOT

Effective 9/15/2020

moved from SH to FOT - replacing Beth Nileski

  1. President's Report /Dr. Sommer

 

  1. New Business - Contract

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contract is presented for approval:
Contract with Appalachia IU8 for Odysseyware Software effective September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 for grades 6-12 Cost: $3,062.  The agreement is for software to meet the needs of a group of special needs students in the virtual setting.  

  1. New Business - Phased Reopening Health and Safety Plan
  • Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan Revision

Admin Content

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.




 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Public Comment

 

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.

 

  1. Hollidaysburg Area School District Foundation
  • Jodie Albarano, HASD Foundation Director will present the HASD Foundation's update.
  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 5:30pm for personnel and negotiations.
 

Meetings for October, 2020:

Curriculum Committee - Virtual 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, October 21, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

All future meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committee Meetings will be held virtually through the end of the 2020 calendar year.  The Board President, Superintendent and Board Secretary will meet in person at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg to conduct each board meeting.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings and public participation information.

 

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for August, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

AUGUST 31, 2020 TREASURER'S REPORTS

GENERAL FUND

$  9,932,889.81  Receipts

$  3,124,737.95  Total Disbursements 

$14,490,791.19  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$        53.87  Total Receipts

$          0.00  Total Disbursements

$ 54,268.54  Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$140,797.65 Total Receipts

$  73,896.81 Total Disbursements

$416,413.03 Ledger Balance

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$    2,076.88 Total Receipts

$       551.00 Total Disbursements

$104,460.34 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$        645.88 Total Receipts

$            0.00 Total Disbursements

$ 650,661.27 Ledger Balance

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$  26,798.52 Total Receipts

$  26,797.73 Total Disbursements

$       797.18 Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$1,746,667.64 Total Receipts

$1,726,635.21 Total Disbursements

$     46,509.80  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$          12.73 Total Receipts

$        142.96 Total Disbursements

$   12,735.68 Ledger Balance

  1. List of Payments

AUGUST 31, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

GENERAL FUND

$   440,501.33    Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 161697-161835)

$   983,604.50    Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 161668-161829)

$1,424,105.83        Total Payments 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$    2,882.70       Total Payments FY 2020-21 (Check numbers 23161-23167)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$       551.00        Total Payments (Check numbers 23567-23568)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number)

PAYROLL FUND

$     51,135.63     Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 261583-261596)

$1,675,499.58      ACH Disbursements

$1,726,635.21         Total Payments  

SH SCHOOL STORE

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number) 

TRUST FUND

$       -0-                Total Payments (Check number)

  1. Investment Portfolio

2020-2021 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$5,446,257 Total Invested with 25 Financial Institutions

$   276,667 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  1. Business Office

 

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:
                                                                 

  1. Engagement Agreement with The Reschini Group effective the 2020 reporting year to assist in completion of the 2020 IRS reporting requirements for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Cost:  Deposit (non-refundable):  $500;  $6.25 per 1095 Form
      
  2. Agreement with VFI Home Health effective September 9, 2020 to provide RN and LPN services on a fee-for-service basis for students in the Hollidaysburg Area School District
    Cost: RN: $70 for 1 hr or less; $55 each additional hour; $60 per hour for each additional student 
    Cost: LPN: $50 for 1 hr or less; $35 for any additional hours 
     
  3. HIPAA Business Associate Agreement with VFI Home Health effective September 11, 2020 to comply with the requirements of the Privacy Rule, including but not limited to, the Business Associate Contract requirements at 45 C.F.R 164 504.  No Cost
     
  4. Cooperative Agreement with Saint Francis University effective September 9, 2020 through June 30, 2021, to establish a cooperative academic program entitled College in High School for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Cost paid by parents.
     

 

  1. Agreement with Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 for classroom rentals at Charles W. Longer, Junior High and Senior High effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. Revenue: $6,000
     
  2. Contract with Life Track Services for graduate exit surveys, after graduation surveys and 5-year post graduation surveys, effective September 9, 2020 through June 30, 2025 Cost:  $3,915
     
  3. Contract with Dramatic Publishing for Production of Little Women, effective September 10, 2020 through November 20, 2020 Cost: $298.39
     
  4. Memorandum of Understanding with Child Advocates of Blair County (Head Start) effective August 26, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for coordinating mutually beneficial activities to provide effective services for children and families served No Cost
     
  5. Letter of Agreement with Blair County Department of Social Services (DSS)- Mental Health (MH) Program and UPMC Behavioral Health of the Alleghenies (BHA) effective September 9, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the Student Assistance Program No Cost
     
  6. Certificate of Agreement with Scholastic Book Fairs effective November 17, 2020 through November 24, 2020 to raise money to purchase books for the Junior High library.  No Cost
     
  7. Letter of Agreement with Juniata College effective September 9, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to permit students in pre-student teaching and student teaching to work with the district for the 2020-2021 school year No Cost
     
  8. Letter of Amendment with UPMC Behavioral Health of the Alleghenies effective September 9, 2020 through June 30, 2021 due to a change in the name on the Cooperative Agreement from UPMC Altoona to UPMC Behavioral Health of the Alleghenies (BHA)  No cost
     
  9. Science in Motion Service Contract with Juniata College effective September 1, 2020 through June 11, 2021 to provide certain educational services to the school through the college's Science in Motion program  Cost: $10,335.94
     
  10. Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Step by Step Learning, LLC effective August 26, 2019 through June 30, 2020 for Title I Math and Reading Service to Non-Public Schools  Cost: $12,158 
     
  11. Service Agreement with Step by Step Learning, LLC. effective September 2, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for Title I reading services to Holy Trinity Altoona, Hollidaysburg and Middle Schools, Saint Patrick School and All Saints School.  Cost: $23, 377 
  1. Contract Ratification

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following agreements are presented for ratification after solicitor review: 

  1. Agreement wih Child Advocates of Blair County for Agreement with Child Advocates of Blair County "Head Start" effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for rental of (2) classrooms at Frankstown Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.  Revenue: $200 per month per classroom
     
  2. Agreement with Blair Regional YMCA for classroom rental at Charles W. Longer and Foot of Ten Elementary Schools for before and after-school care effective August 26, 2020 through July 31, 2021.  Revenue: Full months: $200/month per classroom; Partial months: $50/week per classroom

 

  1. Federal Program Budget Adjustments

2019-2020 BUDGET

2019-2020 CARES ACT-SCHOOL SAFETY & SECURITY COVID                $253,789

2019-2020 TITLE II (Carryover to 2020-2021)                                                   ($   5,709)

2019-2020 TEACHER IN THE WORKPLACE (Carryover to 2020-2021)        ($ 25,000)

2019-2020 TITLE 19                                                                                             $   8,986

2019-2020 IU8 ACCESS                                                                                       ($        25)

2018-2019 TITLE II (Carryover to 2020-2021)                                                    ($    2,012)

2018-2019 TITLE I (Carryover to 2020-2021)                                                     ($    5,837)

2019-2020 PA SMART GRANT (Carryover to 2020-2021)                               ($  33,861)

 

*These budget adjustments also will be included in the 2019-2020 budget transfers.

2020-2021 BUDGET

2018-2019 Title II (Carryover from 2019-2020)                                            $   2,012

2019-2020 TEACHER IN THE WORKPLACE (Carryover from 2019-2020)          $ 25,000

2019-2020 TITLE II (Carryover from 2019-2020)                                          $   5,709

2018-2019 TITLE I (Carryover from2019-2020)                                            $   5,837  

2019-2020 PA SMART GRANT (Carryover from 2019-2020)                            $ 33,861

*These budget adjustments also will be included in the 2020-2021 budget transfers. 

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of obsolete technology hardware and other various equipment.

  1. Donations

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donations:

 

  1. HP Donation of 100 Chromebooks and licenses loaned to the Hollidaysburg Area School District (no charge) 
     
  2.  COVID-19 related PPE donations
  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Indoor Facility Rental

Effective tomorrow, Thursday, September 10, 2020, in light of COVID-19 conditions, the Hollidaysburg Area School District is temporarily suspending all indoor facility rentals for non-district related groups under Policy 707, Use of School Facilities.  All outdoor facility rental requests will be evaluated on a case by case basis if accompanied by a health and safety plan that ensures the group will follow current state mandates regarding social gatherings.  This temporary suspension will remain in place until the COVID-19 Pandemic is declared over.

  1. "SWAY" - Concussion Management Tool

The administration seeks permission for the Athletic Department to demo a new product called SWAY in conjunction with the current concussion management system, ImPact, to compare testing, at no cost to the district.

  1. KOEZ Extension Resolution

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the Hollidaysburg Area School District of Blair County that effective as of this date (09/9/2020), contingent upon DCED’s approval of the application for the proposed term of the Extended Parcel of the existing KOEZ: The term of the Extended Parcel is extended for a period of seven (7) years from the date of occupancy of the Extended Parcel or expiration of the KOEZ, whichever occurs first as determined by the DCED. The following provisions shall apply to the extended term once the Extended Parcel is occupied:
 

  1. Real Property Tax on the Extended Parcel is 100% exempt, such exemption to terminate on December 31, 2027.
  2. The following shall be exempt, in accordance with the provisions and limitations set forth within the Act, relative to the Extended 
        Parcel:
  3. Business gross receipts tax for operations conducted by a Qualified Business within the Extended Parcel.
  4. Business privilege tax within the Extended Parcel.
  5. Tax on the earned income received by a resident of the Extended Parcel.
  6. Tax on the net profits of a Qualified Business attributable to business activity conducted within the Extended Parcel.
  7. Mercantile license tax attributable to business activity by a Qualified Business conducted within the Extended Parcel.
  8. Tax on occupancy or use within the Extended Parcel.
  9. Sales and use tax (for purchases used and consumed by a Qualified Business within the Extended Parcel). Benefits to

       begin on January 1, 2021 and to end on December 31, 2027.

  1. The provisions of the Act not herein enumerated, shall, nevertheless, be incorporated as part of this Resolution by reference.
  2. This Resolution shall be effective upon execution, conditioned upon the approval of DCED of the application.

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is being asked to approve the Personnel actions.

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Chandler DeLattre

Network Administrator - TNPADMTECH01

Dist.

Effective 9/28/20

$64,000 per year

Approve Hire

Amy Shaddick

Special Education Teacher - TCHJHSSPEC11

JH

Upon release from current employer

Step 17 B $42,710

Approve Hire

Delta States

Confidential Secretary, Human Resources - CSFADMHRSE01

Admin

Effective 9/28/20

$19.00 per hour, 20/21 SY

Approve Hire

Mary Haenig

Full year LTS; Certified School Nurse

SH

Retroactive to  8/24/20

Salary Step 17, $42,710 per contract

Approve Hire

Jody Walters

LTS; Special Education Teacher

FOT

Retroactive to 9/3/20 until approximately 12/21/20

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Lori McCoy

LTS; Elementary Teacher

CWL

Retroactive to 8/24/20 until approximately 10/29/20

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Nicole Briscoe

LTS; Special Education Teacher

FOT

Retroactive to 8/24/20 until approximately 11/21/20

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Erin Vahey-Worthing

LTS; Float Nurse, 6.5 Hours

Dist.

Effective 9/28/20 until end of 20/21 SY

$19.97 per hour, 20/21 SY

Retirement

Marion Borr

English Teacher - TCHJHSENGL01

JH

Effective 6/4/20

 

Retirement

Janet Moore

Gifted Support Teacher - TCHCWLSPEC04

CWL

Effective 6/4/20

 

Resign

Kelsey Dick

Special Education Paraprofessional - ADPFKSPARA12

FKS

Effective 9/7/20

 

Resign

Laura Wallace

Food Service - FSPSHSFSWK03

SH

Effective 8/24/20

 

Resign

Constance Feltenberger

Food Service - FSPJHSFSWK05

JH

Effective 8/18/20

 

Approve MOU

Retirement severance per HAEA contract Section 7 for Marion Borr

 

JH

Effective 6/4/2020

 

Approve MOU

Retirement severance per HAEA contract Section 7 for Janet Moore

 

CWL

Effective 6/4/2020

 

Approve MOU

AFSCME COVID work from home agreement

 

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/31/20

 

Approve Rates

20/21 Game Worker Rates

See attached sheet

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

 

Approve Unpaid Leave

Nicole White

Unpaid Medical Leave

CWL

Effective 9/15/20 through 10/15/20

 

Approval

Paula Dull

Instruction Conducted in the Home

JH

Effective 9/1/20

up to 5 hours per week for the 2020 - 2021 school year for a CWL student

Approve

Robin Bender

Secretary

CWL

Effective 7/8/2020

Pay for up to 10 hours at 20/21 hourly rate for work on elementary handbook

Resign

Mark Woolheater

Elementary Wrestling Coordinator

Dist.

Effective 8/26/2020

 

Resign

Brandon Stitt

Assistant Volleyball Coach (Split Position)

SH

Effective 8/24/2020

 

Approve

Ted Bloom

Assistant Volleyball Coach (Full Stipend)

SH

Effective 8/24/2020

$2,925.18 per Schedule D

Approve Hire

David Soellner

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Cindy Storm

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Elaine Adams

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Sue Nori

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Ron Nori

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Renee DeCoskey

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Krista Soellner

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Dean Adams

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Judy Fabian

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Michael Harris

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Scott Finochio

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Joy Finochio

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Lee Baird

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Will Fitzgerald

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Randy Dodson

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Paul Detwiler, Sr.

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Paul Detwiler, Jr.

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Jaime Zeigler

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Pauline Wiley

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Deb Faith

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Jordan Griffith

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Jon Szynal

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Joe Krupka

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Dawn Eckenrode

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Dave Schmelzlen

Fall Game Worker - Adult

Dist.

Retroactive to 8/24/20

20/21 Game Worker Rates

Approve Hire

Constance Feltenberger

Food Service Substitute

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

$9.25 per hour

Approve Hire

Paula Albright

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

$95 per day

Delete

Alyssa Kustenbauder

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Delete

David R. Smith

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Delete

Jennifer Weidley

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Delete

Charles Wolf

Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Approve Student Teacher

Tia Barndt

Erin Isenberg/Raquelle Lemelle - Spanish Education

SH/JH

2020/2021 SY

Juniata

Approve Student Teacher

Cody Hallett

Secondary Social Studies - Jordan Griffith Host Teacher

SH 

2020/2021 SY

Mount Aloysius

Approve

Rodney Chism

Volunteer - Sports

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Approve

Shawn McCarl

Volunteer - Sports

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Approve

Michael Smith

Volunteer

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Delete

Michele Jennings

Volunteer

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Delete

Kathleen Kimble

Volunteer 

Dist.

Effective 9/10/2020

 

Information Only

Lynette Guyer

School Nurse - DECLINED position

SH

Effective 8/18/2020

 

Information Only

Jessica Yeager-McGraw

Special Education Paraprofessional - DECLINED position

FOT

Effective 8/18/2020

 

Information Only

Lisa Shilaos

Corrected spelling of last name from 8/12/20

FKS

 

 

Information Only

Jennifer Buffone

Special Education Teacher

FOT

Effective 8/26/2020

move from FKS to FOT

Information Only

Pamela Geist

Special Education Paraprofessional

FOT

Effective 8/26/2020

move from FKS to FOT

Information Only

Susan Smouse

Special Education Paraprofessional

JH

Effective 8/26/2020

move from CWL to JH

Information Only

Brenda Kosko-Blyler

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

Effective 8/26/2020

move from JH to SH

Information Only

Megan Murtagh

Special Education Teacher - TCHJHSSPEC11 to English Teacher - TCHJHSENGL01

JH

Effective 9/10/2020

Teacher Salary

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. First Reading of Policy

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policy is presented for approval on a first reading:

 

Policy #

Policy Name

  Status  

  Policy 816-Attach 

  Notice of Virtual Instruction Recording and Archiving Practices  

   NEW

 

  1. Second Reading of Policies

 

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a second reading:
 

  Policy No.

Policy Name

Status

  Policy 103

  Discrimination Title IX Sexual Harassment

  Affecting Students

REVISED

  Policy 104

  Discrimination Title IX Sexual Harassment
  Affecting Staff

 REVISED

  Policy 230.1    

  Student Activities

 REVISED

  Policy 247

  Hazing

 REVISED

  Policy 247
  Attach.1
  Report Form

  Hazing

  NEW

  Policy 247
  AR, AR-1,
  AR-2, AR-3

  Hazing

  DELETE

  Policy 249

  Bullying-Cyberbullying

 REVISED

  Policy 249
  Attach.
  Report Form

  Bullying-Cyberbullying

  NEW

  Policy 249
  AR, AR-1,
  AR-2, AR-3

  Bullying-Cyberbullying

 DELETE

  Policy 317.1

  Educator Misconduct

 REVISED

  Policy 816

  Use of Livestream Video on District Property   

 REVISED

  Policy 816-Attach   

  Notice of Virtual Instruction Recording and Archiving Practices

 NEW

  Policy 824

  Maintaining Professional Adult/Student
  Boundaries

 REVISED 

  1. Superintendent's Objective Performance Standards

 

Per Board Policy 312 Evaluation of Superintendent, the Superintendent's Objective Performance Standards are presented for approval.

 

  1. Assistant Superintendent's Objective Performance Standards

 

Per Board Policy 312 Evaluation of Assistant Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent's Objective Performance Standards are presented for approval.

 

  1. Election of 2020 PSBA Officers & At-large Representatives

Board Members will be asked to come to a consensus to vote for the 2021 PSBA Officers, At-large Representatives, Insurance Trust Trustees, and School Board Secretaries Forum.

Admin Content

PSBA Officer Elections: Slate of Candidates 2020

PSBA members seeking election to office for the association were required to submit a nomination form no later than June 1, 2020, to be considered. All candidates who properly completed applications by the deadline are included on the slate of candidates below. In addition, the Leadership Development Committee met via Zoom on June 5th and 6th to interview candidates. According to bylaws, the Leadership Development Committee may determine candidates highly qualified for the office they seek. This is noted next to each person’s name with an asterisk (*).

Voting procedure

Each member entity will have one vote for each officer. This will require boards of the various school entities to come to a consensus on each candidate and cast their vote electronically during the open voting period (Aug. 23 – Oct. 11, 2020).

Voting will be accomplished through a secure third-party, web-based voting site that will require a password login. One person from each member entity will be authorized as the official person to register the vote on behalf of his or her entity. In the case of school districts, intermediate units, career and technical centers, it will be the board secretary who will cast votes. In the case of community colleges, the president is designated as the authorized registrar.

Special note: Boards should be sure to add discussion and voting on candidates to their agenda during one of their meetings in August, September or October before the open voting period ends.

Slate of Candidates

President-Elect

Vice President

Treasurer

Section 6 Advisor

No applications were submitted for Section 8 Advisor.

* The Leadership Development Committee may, by majority vote, determine that one or more candidates for any elected position will be designated on the ballot as a candidate the Leadership Development Committee considers to be highly qualified. (PSBA Bylaws, Section 5 C – Nominations)

PSBA Insurance Trust Trustees

Member entities also are asked to vote for open trustee positions on the PSBA Insurance Trust board. There are currently two seats open and two candidates. A member school entity can vote for up to two individuals. PSBA Insurance Trust provides complimentary travel/accident insurance to all school directors from member school entities while on official school board business. As such, all member entities are considered participants in PSBA Insurance Trust programs and are eligible to vote.

Trustee (term ends Dec. 31, 2023)
Choose up to two candidates for a 3-year term.

School Board Secretaries Forum

All voting takes place online as part of the PSBA Officers Elections ballot; it is a two-part ballot.

Forum Steering Committee (term ends Dec. 31, 2022)
Choose up to two incumbents for a 2-year term

*Bio coming soon.

Map of Sections:

  1. Appointment

Per Board Policy 004.2 Student Representatives to the Board, the board is asked to approve the following Student Representatives to the Board for 2020-2021:

 

     Senior Representative: Travis Saylor

     Junior Representative:  Mark McCoy

   

  1. New Business

 

  1. Agreement

 

  1. New Business

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following agreement is presented for approval:

 

Agreement with Claysburg Kimmel School District to provide transportation to St Patrick's School for the 2020-2021 school year.  Total Revenue:  $433.44 

 

  1. Revised 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax Collection Exoneration List

Per Board Policy 605, Taxes, the administration submits the following Revised 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax Collection Exoneration List that was previously approved at the September 9, 2020 Voting Meeting.

 

  1. Blair County Tax Claim Bureau Repository Bid

Accept bid from Dusty Ray for a mobile home.
Map# 02.00-14B.-004.00-011 in the amount of $125

  1. District Athletic Plan Update

The Athletic Plan has been updated as part of the overall District Health and Safety Plan.

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.




Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Pledge to Flag
  2. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker
  4. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements:

The board met in executive session at 6:00 pm Wednesday, August 5, 2020 for negotiations and at 6:00 pm Wednesday, August 12, 2020 for personnel.

Meetings for September 2020:

Transportation Committee - Virtual (if needed)

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m.

All future meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committee Meetings will be held virtually through the end of the 2020 calendar year.  The Board President, Superintendent and Board Secretary will meet in person at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg to conduct each board meeting.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings and public participation information.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for July, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

JULY 31, 2020 TREASURER'S REPORTS

GENERAL FUND

$  3,315,728.16  Receipts

$  3,373,911.46  Total Disbursements 

$  7,682,639.33  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$        61.23  Total Receipts

$          0.00  Total Disbursements

$ 54,214.67  Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  51,958.60 Total Receipts

$  86,394.96 Total Disbursements

$349,512.19 Ledger Balance

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$    4,423.29 Total Receipts

$    3,044.00 Total Disbursements

$102,934.46 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$ 115,437.14 Total Receipts

$ 155,087.55 Total Disbursements

$ 650,015.39 Ledger Balance

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$  52,897.57 Total Receipts

$  52,896.48 Total Disbursements

$       796.39 Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$1,740,264.00 Total Receipts

$1,797,170.11 Total Disbursements

$     26,477.37  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$       15.92 Total Receipts

$         0.00 Total Disbursements

$12,865.91 Ledger Balance

  

  1. List of Payments

JULY 31, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

GENERAL FUND

$   479,142.84    Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 161495-161656)

$1,205,384.49    Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 161484-161667)

$1,684,527.33        Total Payments 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$    8,267.43       Total Payments FY 2019-20 (Check numbers 23155-23160)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$    1,000.00        Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check number 23471)

$    2,044.00        Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 23472-23566)

$    3,044.00       Total Payments 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$155,087.55        Total Payments FY 2019-20 (Check numbers 3453-3455)

PAYROLL FUND

$     51,095.05     Fiscal Year 2020-21 (Check numbers 261559-261579)

$1,746,075.96      ACH Disbursements

$1,797,171.01         Total Payments  

SH SCHOOL STORE

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number) 

TRUST FUND

$       -0-                Total Payments (Check number) 

  1. Investment Portfolio

2020-2021 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$5,441,506 Total Invested with 25 Financial Institutions

$   276,598 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  1. Food Service for June, 2020

Meeting

 

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING JUNE 2020

$    36,089.18 June Net Profit/(Loss)

$(102,622.70) Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

$  702,552.87  Assets

$  702,552.87  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  

  1. Senior High Student Store for June, 2020

 

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING JUNE 2020

$    (6,537.51)   June Net Profit/(Loss)

$       (353.47)   Year-to-Date Net Profit

$    13,203.63   Assets

$    13,203.63   Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office
  2. Contracts

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Sponsor to Sponsor Agreement with Child Advocates of Blair County (Head Start Program) for the purchase of meals at Frankstown Elementary School, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  Revenue: $20,530.66
     
  2. University Orthopedics Physician Supervising Agreement effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021.  Supervising Physicians: William A. Tyndall, MD, PhD and Joshua A. Muetzel, MD. No Cost 
     
  3. Affiliation Agreement with Mount Aloysius College on behalf of the School of Nursing and Health Studies and Sciences Division and Nursing Division to provide practical, educational experiences and learning opportunities (practical experience) for nursing students effective August 12, 2020 through August 12, 2021 No Cost 
     
  4. Partnership Understanding Cyber Learning Options and Professional Development Conceptual Agreement with Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 effective September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 to provide a variety of online and cyber learning options for the district. 
    Cost based on enrollment: 
    *Edgenuity (K-5) Elementary Instructional Services- Full time Student per semester 
      up to 6 courses With Vendor Teacher (workbooks included) 14 day drop grace ($1,690
      per student/yr.)
    *Edgenuity 6-12 Course with vendor teacher per semester ($295 per student/yr.)
    *Odysseyware IS  --  K-12 per semester with vendor teacher (14 day drop grace)
      ($285 per student/yr.)
     
  5. Letter of Amendment with Leader Services, Inc. for Special Education and Gifted IEP software and Special Education Child Count Software effective September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 Cost: IEPWriter: $7,132; Children Count: $2,120; Section 04: $909
     
  6. First Addendum to Educational Services Agreement with Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. effective July 1, 2020 for educational services for students with emotional disturbance and/or autism 
    Cost:  $180/day/student enrolled for Emotional Support Services
              $285/day/student enrolled for Autisim Support Services
              $125/day/student for 1:1 support
     
  7. Letter of Agreement with Impact Counseling Services, LLC to provide a designated outpatient therapist to screen, assess and provide ongoing outpatient drug and alcohol therapy to students who have been referred for drug and alcohol SAP services effective August 12, 2020 through August 12, 2021.  No Cost
     
  8. Referral, Communication and Transfer Agreement with Impact Counseling Services, LLC. effective August 12, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for mental health services.  No Cost 
     
  9. Letter of Agreement with Skills Adult Training Services (ATS) (2101 8th Avenue site) effective August 1, 2020 through August 1, 2021 to provide day programming services to individual students with special needs as deemed appropriate.  Cost:  $4.45 per 15 minute unit for up to 16 units (half day) at two days per week.  Frequency and duration can be increased by District  
     
  10. Parent Agreement with Lindsay Keller to assume student transportation responsibility and liability effective the 2020-2021 school year  Cost:  Current IRS mileage rate reimbursement  
     
  11. Letter of Agreement with Gwynedd Mercy University effective August 12, 2020 through August 12, 2021 to provide university students with student teaching or observation opportunities.  No Cost
     
  12. Memorandum of Understanding with Southern Alleghenies EMS (SAEMS) effective August 12, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for Naloxone Distribution pursuant to Act 139 of 2014 ("Act")  No Cost
     
  13. Letter of Agreement with Blair Family Solutions, LLC. effective August 12, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to operate a Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH) Program for students with emotional/mental health issues at the Junior High  No Cost

 

  1. 2020 General Obligation Bond Series 2015 A and B Refunding Update

On July 28th, 2020, the district closed on the 2020 General Obligation Bond Series refunding the Bond Series of 2015 A & B.

The new 2020 Bond Series was issued under a level debt structure and will not materially change the current debt payment plan.  Barring any new debt, all bonds are scheduled to be paid off June, 2030.

The refunding generated $150,335.28 in bond proceeds which will be used to finance the majority of the costs of a new District Maintenance Building on the Senior High property.  

  1. Resolution of Board of School Directors Establishing Fund Balance Policies as required by GASB 54

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits the following portions of its June 30, 2021 Capital Reserve Projects Committed Fund Balance as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits $150,000 from the Capital Reserve Projects Committed Fund Balance and transfers $150,000 to the Unassigned Capital Reserve Fund Balance.

  1. Resolution of Board of School Directors Establishing Fund Balance Policies as required by GASB 54

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits the following portions of its June 30, 2021 Retirement Rate Stabilization Committed Fund Balance as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits $384,074 from the Retirement Rate Stabilization Committed Fund Balance and transfers $384,074 to the Unassigned General Fund Balance.

 

  1. 2020-2021 Capital Reserve Projects

2020-2021 Capital Reserve Project Approval

 

$ 10,000 Senior High Roof Repairs

$ 15,000 District Maintenance Building Engineering & Permit Fees

$185,000 District Maintenance Building Construction

 

  1. Federal Program Budget Adjustments

2019-2020 BUDGET

2019-2020 School Safety & Security Grant Allocation Reduction (Carryover to 2020-2021): ($110,781.00)

2019-2020 CARES Act-Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) Original Allocation $492,129.00

2019-2020 CARES Act-Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) Carryover to 2020-2021 Budget ($492,129.00)
 

2020-2021 BUDGET

2019-2020 School Safety & Security Grant Allocation Increase (Carryover from 2019-2020): $110,781.00

2019-2020 CARES Act-Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) Carryover from 2019-2020 Budget $492,129.00

  1. Blair County Tax Claim Repository Bids
  • Accept bid from Eugene Homer Biddle for land only parcel, 
    Map# 08.00-21..-046.19-000 in the amount of $250
     
  • Accept bid from Weaver's Professional Services, Inc. for land only parcel
    Map#08.00-14..-013-.00-000  in the amount of $251

 

  1. Per Capita Tax Exonerations 2019-2020

 

Approve (Roll Call Vote)

Per Board Policy 605, Taxes:


The administration is asking the board to discuss the possibility of extending the 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax collection deadline to June 15, 2020 due to COVID-19. The 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax bills were mailed to residents with a due date of April 15, 2020.
 

1,022 Absolute Exonerations were granted for the 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax collection period per board approved Per Capita Tax Exoneration guidelines. The board is being asked to approve 12 exoneration request forms per board approved Per Capita Tax Exoneration guidelines. Per Capita Tax bills remain unpaid and will be turned over to Credit Control Collections on August 13, 2020.

  1. Request for Proposal (RFP) Award for 2020-2021 Musical Instrument Repairs for Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Electronic Instruments and Accessories.

Award the 2020-2021 Request for Proposal for Musical Instrument Repairs for Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Electronic Instruments and Accessories to:


Bandman Rental & Repair, LLC.  Labor rate of $57.50/hour + Parts less 10% discount on total amount of invoice.

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books. 

  1. Donations

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donations:

  • Rotary Club of Hollidaysburg:  Donation of $250 to be used towards the district's painting project at Tiger Stadium.
     
  • Anonymous donation of $1,000 for learning initiatives.  
  1. A la carte prices for 2020-2021

Per Policy 808 - Food Services, the administration is recommending the following pricing for 2020-2021 cafeteria a la carte items:

2020-2021 A la Carte Items

 

 

Item

Price

Apple Slices

 $                          0.65

Bag Snacks

 $0.55, $0.85 

Breakfast Bar

 $                          1.00

Bread Stick

 $                          0.50

Cinnamon Roll

 $                          1.00

Cocoa Brownie

 $                          0.85

Cookie, Mini

 $                          0.65

Donut

 $                          0.85

Fruit Roll Ups

 $                          0.55

Fruit Snacks

 $                          0.75

Gatorade (12 oz)

 $                          1.25

Goldfish Crackers

 $                          0.40

Granola Bar

 $                          0.65

Ice Cream

 $                          1.00

Iced Tea Carton

 $                          1.00

Iced Tea Bottle

 $                          1.00

Juice (4oz)

 $                          0.50

Juice Box

 $                          0.65

Krispie Treat

 $                          1.00

Lemonade

 $                          1.00

Milk

 $                          0.50

Mini Bread Loaf

 $                          0.65

Muffin (1oz)

 $                          0.75

Muffin (2 oz)

 $                          1.00

Poptart- Double

 $                          1.25

Propel

 $                          1.50

Sherbet Dixie

 $                          0.65

Smoothie

 $                          2.50

Switch Juice Beverage

 $                          1.10

Uncrustable Small

 $                          1.25

Uncrustable Large

 $                          2.00

Water Large

 $                          1.00

Water Small

 $                          0.50

Yogurt 4 oz

 $                          0.65

Yogurt 6 oz

 $                          1.00

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. REVISED 2020-2021 School Calendar

Per Board Policy 803 School Calendar, the administration recommends the approval of the 2020-2021 school calendar (Revised 8-12-2020)

 

  1. Resolution Regarding New Mandates Related to Title IX

 NOW THEREFORE, The Superintendent hereby has the following power and authority regarding Title IX: a. To designate one or more Title IX Coordinators; b. To designate one or more investigators under Title IX; c. To designate an initial decision maker(s) and an appeal decision maker(s) under Title IX; d. To designate a facilitator; e. To establish supportive measures as required by Title IX; f. To make arrangements for and provide required training; g. To amend the Student Code of Conduct as required by Title IX; h. To adopt and/or amend the Employee Code of Conduct as required by Title IX; i. To ensure that all notices are provided; j. To ensure that all required postings to the website are posted; and k. To adopt Administrative Regulations that will ensure compliance with Title IX.

  1. HASD Cyber Academy Handbook and Terms of Agreement 
  2. Elementary Student/Parent Handbook Revisions
  3. KOEZ Extension Resolution

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of the Hollidaysburg Area School District of Blair County that effective as of this date (08/13/2020), contingent upon DCED’s approval of the application for the proposed term of the Extended Parcel of the existing KOEZ: The term of the Extended Parcel is extended for a period of seven (7) years from the date of occupancy of the Extended Parcel or expiration of the KOEZ, whichever occurs first as determined by the DCED. The following provisions shall apply to the extended term once the Extended Parcel is occupied:

  1. Real Property Tax on the Extended Parcel is 100% exempt, such exemption to terminate on December 31, 2027.
  2. The following shall be exempt, in accordance with the provisions and limitations set forth within the Act, relative to the Extended Parcel:
  3. Business gross receipts tax for operations conducted by a Qualified Business within the Extended Parcel.
  4. Business privilege tax within the Extended Parcel.
  5. Tax on the earned income received by a resident of the Extended Parcel.
  6. Tax on the net profits of a Qualified Business attributable to business activity conducted within the Extended Parcel.
  7. Mercantile license tax attributable to business activity by a Qualified Business conducted within the Extended Parcel.
  8. Tax on occupancy or use within the Extended Parcel.
  9. Sales and use tax (for purchases used and consumed by a Qualified Business within the Extended Parcel). Benefits to begin on January 1, 2021 and to end on December 31, 2027.
  10. The provisions of the Act not herein enumerated, shall, nevertheless, be incorporated as part of this Resolution by reference.
  11. This Resolution shall be effective upon execution, conditioned upon the approval of DCED of the application.

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is being asked to approve the Personnel actions.

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Lynette Guyer

Certified School Nurse - TCHSHSNURS01

SH

20/21 SY

Step 14M $49,210

Approve Hire

Abigail Zeek

Full Time Day to Day Elementary Substitute Teacher

Dist

20/21 SY

$95.00 per day; $105 after 60 cumulative days

Approve Hire

Abigail Zeek

LTS; Elementary Teacher

CWL

Effective August 24, 2020 through approximately 10/4/20

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Lisa Shialos

Special Education Paraprofessional - ADPFKSPARA18

FKS

8/17/2020

$16.57/hour minus $1.50 for new hire ($15.07)

Approve Hire

Jessica Yeager-McGraw

Special Education Paraprofessional - ADPFOTPARA04

FOT

8/17/2020

$16.57/hour minus $1.50 for new hire ($15.07)

Approve Hire

Taylor Miller

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

8/17/2020

$16.57/hour minus $1.50 for new hire ($15.07)

Approve Hire

Wendy Lieb

Nursing Department Chair

District

20/21 SY

$2,624.65 stipend

Resign

Sherry Socie

Accounting Operations Director - ADNADMAOD01

District

Effective 12/14/2020

 

Retire

Bruce Garman

Network Admin - TNPADMTECH01

District

Effective 10/24/20

Terms per Act 93 Agreement

Retire

Carol Clapper

Confidential Secretary - CSFADMHRSE01

Admin

Effective 11/9/2020

 

Retire

Elizabeth Nileski

Special Education Paraprofessional - ADPFOTPARA04

FOT

Effective 8/25/2020

 

Approve MOU

MOU with HAEA - Online Learning

 

Dist

Effective 8/26/2020

 

Approve Hire

Susan Straw

Special Education Paraprofessional Substitute

Dist

20/21 SY

$9.25 per hour

Approve Hire

Joan Rhodes

Special Education Paraprofessional Substitute

Dist

20/21 SY

$9.25 per hour

Approve Hire

Joan Rhodes

Food Service Substitute

Dist

20/21 SY

$9.25 per hour

Approve Hire

Sandra Newfield

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

$90 per day

Approve

Barbara Huff

Extra hours for sports physicals

SH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

5.5 hours at $26.00 per hour

Approve

Susan Nori

Extra hours for sports physicals

SH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

5.5 hours at $26.00 per hour

Approve

Wendy Lieb

Extra hours for sports physicals

JH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

6 hours at $26 per hour

Approve

Mary Haenig

Extra hours for sports physicals

SH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

5.5 hours at $26.00 per hour

Approve

Christine Snyder

Extra hours for sports physicals

SH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

5.5 hours at $26.00 per hour

Approve

Tina Beatty

Extra hours for sports physicals

SH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

5.5 hours at $16.87 per hour

Approve

Karen Helsel

Extra hours for sports physicals

SH

Retroactive to 7/22/20

5 hours at $16.87

Approve

12th Grade Civics Rewrite and Development of Civics test as per Act 35

Curriculum and Instruction

SH

2020/2021 SY

 

Approve

9th Grade Civics Rewrite

Curriculum and Instruction

JH

2020/2021 SY

 

Resign

Susan Straw

Food Service Substitute

Dist

August 3, 2020

 

Resign

Todd Bennett

Substitute Teacher

District

Effective 8/6/2020

 

Resign

Alyssa Wertman

Substitute Teacher

District

Effective 8/4/2020

 

Approve

Blake Over

Student Teaching - Andrew Tinker - 7-12 Biology

JH

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Approve

Heather Eckels

Student Teaching - Allison Arbuckle - Secondary Social Studies

JH

2020/2021 SY

Gwynedd Mercy

Approve

Maria Minor

Student Teaching with the IU08 in our buildings for 9 weeks

District

2020/2021 SY

Clarion/IU08

Approve

Shane Reffner

Volunteer - Sports

District

20/21 SY

 

Approve

James Patterson

Volunteer - Sports

District

20/21 Sy

 

Resign

George Husick

Fullington Bus Driver

District

Effective 6/4/2020

 

Resign

Margaret Stephens

Fullington Bus Driver

District

Effective 6/4/2020

 

Information Only

Aaron Bilby

Science Teacher - TCHJHSSCIE06 - DECLINED POSITION

JH

20/21 SY

 

Information Only

Devany Laratonda

Special Education Paraprofessional - DECLINED POSITION

SH

20/21 SY

 

Information Only

Rebecca Troutman

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH to FKS

20/21 SY

 

Correction

Christine Snyder

Certified School Nurse

FKS

 

Hired as Christina Snyder on 5/13/20 personnel

  1. President's Report / New Business

 

  1. First Reading of Policies

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a first reading:

  Policy No.

Policy Name

Status

  Policy 103

  Discrimination Title IX Sexual Harassment

  Affecting Students

REVISED

  Policy 104

  Discrimination Title IX Sexual Harassment
  Affecting Staff

 REVISED

  Policy 230.1    

  Student Activities

 REVISED

  Policy 247

  Hazing

 REVISED

  Policy 247
  Attach.1
  Report Form

  Hazing

  REVISED

  Policy 247
  AR, AR-1,
  AR-2, AR-3

  Hazing

  DELETE

  Policy 249

  Bullying-Cyberbullying

 REVISED

  Policy 249
  Attach.
  Report Form

  Bullying-Cyberbullying

  NEW

  Policy 249
  AR, AR-1,
  AR-2, AR-3

  Bullying-Cyberbullying

 DELETE

  Policy 317.1

  Educator Misconduct

 REVISED

  Policy 816

  Use of Livestream Video on District Property   

 REVISED

  Policy 824

  Maintaining Professional Adult/Student
  Boundaries

 REVISED 

 

  1. Second Reading of Policies

 Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a second reading:
 

 Policy No.

  Name

 Status

   Policy 006.1

   Attendance at Meetings Via

   Electronic Communications

   Revised

   Policy 217

   Graduation

   Revised

   Policy 222

   Tobacco/Nicotine

   Revised

   Policy 227

   Controlled
   Substances/Paraphernalia

   Revised

   Policy 323

   Tobacco and Vaping Products

   Revised

   Policy 707

   Use of School Facilities

   Revised

   Policy 805 - Attach   

   Safe2Say Something Procedures

   Revised

   Policy 904

   Public Attendance at School Events   

   Revised     

 

  1. Resolution to Authorize the Superintendent to Modify, Amend, and/or Update the District's Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan

Now, therefore, inasmuch as the aforementioned is foreseeable in light of the changes that the District has seen over the last several months as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Board hereby authorizes and approves the Superintendent of Schools to undertake the necessary steps to modify, amend, and/or otherwise update the District’s Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan as needed from the effective date of this Motion up through the end of the 2020-2021 school year as is otherwise needed or required to be in compliance with any additional federal or state mandates, guidance, orders, or advisories that would impact the school, staff, students and the District’s options relative to delivery models. These updates shall be provided to the Board as they occur and be considered for approval as may be required.

  1. District's Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plan - REVISED

The revised School District's Health and Safety Plan will serve as the local guidelines for all instructional and non- instructional school reopening activities. 

  1. Emergency Instructional Time Template Section 520.1

 As communicated to chief school administrators on July 6, 2020, Section 520.1 of the School Code provides flexibility to meet minimum instructional time requirements in the event of an emergency that prevents a school entity from providing for the attendance of all pupils or usual hours of classes at the school entity. The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) considers the World Health Organization-declared Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a global pandemic and an emergency as contemplated by Section 520.1. A local education agency (LEA) that elects to implement temporary provisions in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic may meet the minimum 180 days of instruction and 900 hours of instruction at the elementary level and 990 hours of instruction at the secondary level through a combination of face-to-face and remote instruction, consistent with the requirements outlined in PDE’s July 6 guidance.

  1. Pool Counsel Technology in Education

Per Board Policy 005 - Organization, approve Sweet, Stevens, Katz, Williams, LLP for The Technology in Education Pool counsel service to give legal advice on technology in education through the Appalachia IU08 effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 Cost:  $600

  1. New Business

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Agreement with Child Advocates of Blair County for Agreement with Child Advocates of Blair County "Head Start" effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for rental of (2) classrooms at Frankstown Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.  Revenue: $200 per month per classroom
     
  2. Agreement with Blair Regional YMCA for classroom rental at Charles W. Longer and Foot of Ten Elementary Schools for before and after-school care effective August 26, 2020 through July 31, 2021.  Revenue: Full months: $200/month per classroom; Partial months: $50/week per classroom
  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.




Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Committee of the Whole / Voting Meeting - 7:00PM

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
SENIOR HIGH LIBRARY
1510 N. MONTGOMERY STREET
HOLLIDAYSBURG PA 16648

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  2. Pledge to Flag
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker
  4. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.

  

  1. Committee Report: Athletic Committee

Information

Mr. Gallagher, Athletic Committee Chair, will present a report of the June 10, 2020 Athletic Committee meeting. 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session at 6:00 pm Wednesday, July 15, 2020 for personnel.

Meetings for August, 2020: 

Physical Plant Committee - Virtual

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  

 

Special Voting - Virtual (*If Needed)

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m.

 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Time:  7:00 p.m.

 

All future meetings will be held virtually until further notice.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings.

 

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006-Meetings, approval of the following minutes:

 

May 27, 2020 Virtual Committee of the Whole /Special Voting

June 10, 2020 Athletic Committee

June 10, 2020 Committee of the Whole/Voting

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for June, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

JUNE 30, 2020 TREASURER'S REPORTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$  6,027,923.52  Receipts

$  5,536,875.80  Total Disbursements 

$  7,740,822.63  Ledger Balance

 

TRUST FUND

$        55.61  Total Receipts

$          0.00  Total Disbursements

$ 54,153.44  Ledger Balance

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  69,644.60 Total Receipts

$104,143.82 Total Disbursements

$383,948.55 Ledger Balance

  

  1. List of Payments

JUNE 30, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$3,483,580.31    Total Payments (Check numbers 161314-161483)

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  19,816.87   Total Payments (Check numbers 23121-23154)

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$  11,895.88   Total Payments (Check numbers 23219-23470)

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$225,000.00    Total Payments (Check number 3452)

 

PAYROLL FUND

$     81,371.02     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261543-261555)

$2,004,194.66      ACH Disbursements

$2,085,565.68         Total Payments  

 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$    6,557.40    Total Payments (Check numbers 1028-1029) 

 

TRUST FUND

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number) 

 

  1. Investment Portfolio

2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$5,434,817 Total Invested with 22 Financial Institutions

$   240,911 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  

  1. Food Service for May, 2020

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING MAY 2020

 

$  (14,124.98) May Net Profit/(Loss)

$(138,711.88) Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

 

$  736,608.79  Assets

$  736,608.79  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Senior High Student Store for May, 2020

 2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING MAY 2020

 

$           20.53   May Net Profit/(Loss)

$      6,184.04   Year-to-Date Net Profit

 

$    19,690.01   Assets

$    19,690.01   Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office

 

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Referral, Communication and Transfer Agreement with Impact Counseling Services, LLC. effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2021 school year for drug and alcohol services.  No Cost 
  1. Contract with Spitz, Inc. for a System Protection Plan effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 to provide a system protection plan for the Spitz Model SciDome IQ2400 Laser Planetarium System with Touch Controller, and Programmable LED Lighting.  Cost: $6,972 plus $975 (per on-site service visit if necessary)
     
  2. Parent Agreement with Maureen Smith to assume student transportation responsibility and liability effective the 2020-2021 school year  Cost:  Current IRS mileage rate reimbursement   
     
  3. Agreement with Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program, Inc. (BDAP) effective July 17, 2020 through July 16, 2021 for drug and alcohol prevention and Student Assistance Liaison Services.  No Cost   
     
  4. Membership Fee Agreement with Appalachia IU08 STEM Lending Center effective July 17, 2020 through July 17, 2021 to provide access for teachers to use equipment in the IU08 STEM Lending Center  Cost: $250
     
  5. Memorandum of Understanding with Child Advocates of Blair County/Blair County Head Start to provide comprehensive pre-school and child development services effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2021 No Cost  
     
  6. Agreement with Freedom Excursions by Scully, LLC to provide group charter transportation on a per trip basis, effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  Cost: Quoted in a per trip basis 
     
  7. Contracts to Purchase Meals effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021:
    Penn-Mont Academy  Revenue: $28,800
    Extended Family Academy Revenue: $11,550.00
     
  8. Letter of Agreement with Extended Family Programs, Inc. and Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for behavioral support, counseling and education services.  
    Cost:  $85.91 per diem per day for secondary students for each day enrolled
              $89.02 per diem per day for elementary students for each day enrolled
              $15/hr for behavioral intervention staff
     
  9. Cooperative Agreement with Mount Aloysius College effective July 17, 2020 through July 16, 2021 for the College in the High School Program  No Cost  
     
  10. Health Care Staffing Agreement for School Services with Interim HealthCare of Pittsburgh, Inc. d/b/a Interim HealthCare of Duncansville effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 for healthcare staffing services 
    Cost:  Skilled Nursing:  $45/hr
              Home Health Aide:  $24.00/hr
     
  11. Agreement with Richard Alan Gonsman D.M.D. for onsite dental examinations effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  Cost:  $6.00 per dental examination
     
  12. Letter of Cooperation with the Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant to have joint collaborative efforts to develop and implement certain school-based suicide prevention activities and to define the roles and responsibilities of the grant team and school partners effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2024 No Cost 2020-2021 and 2021-2022; Possible cost associated with Behavioral Health Screen (BH Works) in 2022-2023 and 2023-2024   
     
  13. Letter of Amendment with Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2024
     
  14. Letter of Agreement with the County of Blair on behalf of the Blair County Department of Social Services Mental Health Program and UPMC Altoona effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  All parties agree to cooperate in providing services for the Student Assistance Program (SAP) No Cost  
     
  15. Contract with Get More Math for JH and SH software licensing effective July 1, 2020 through July 30, 2021  Cost:  $6,665

 

  1. Contract with Amplify for the purchase of Dibels Next Software - Annual Subscription Renewal effective August 1, 2020 through August 1, 2021 Cost: $9,938.30
     
  2. Memorandum of Understanding with Child Advocates of Blair County effective April 18, 2019 through April 17, 2020 for coordinating mutually beneficial activities to provide effective services for children and families served. No Cost
     
  3. Lease Agreement with Child Advocates of Blair County effective July 1, 2020 through August 21, 2020 to replace existing playground equipment No Cost   
     
  4. Agreement with Merakey Pennsylvania effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 for educational services for students with autism and/or emotional disturbance  Cost: 
     
  5. Student Assistance Program and Juvenile Probation Office Agreement with Blair County Juvenile Probation effective July15, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to ensure the participation of a Juvenile Probation Officer on the District SAP team.  No Cost
     
  6. Agreement with Penn State University Nursing Department effective July 15, 2020 through July 14, 2021 to provide students in the College of Nursing a broad range on-site clinical experience in the nursing field  No Cost
     
  7. Concurrent Enrollment Agreement with The University of Pittsburgh effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2021 
    Tuition varies upon class - paid by parent 
     
  8. Printing Agreement with Herff Jones, Inc. effective the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years for printing of the Junior High Yearbook.  Cost:  $7,923.90/yr.
     
  9. Letter of Agreement with Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies effective September 1, 2020 through September 1, 2021 to provide school to work transition services Cost:  Rates in Agreement 
     
  10. E-Services Fraud Check Agreement with Westmoreland Intermediate Unit effective 7/1/2020 through 7/30/2021 (with auto renewal) for ACCESS Billing Fraud Check Software Cost: $500 per year
     
  11. Cooperative Agreement with UPMC Altoona Behavioral Health Services for school based programs including the Summer Therapeutic Activities Program and the Student Assistance Summer Program effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2021 No Cost
     
  12. Service Agreement with Blair Family Solutions, LLC. effective July 15, 2020 through July 14, 2021 to coordinate the development, design, implementation and evaluation of requested contracted services No Cost
     
  13. Behavioral Services Agreement with Blair Family Solutions, LLC. effective July 15, 2020 through July 15, 2021 for emotional/mental health services for Senior High Students  Cost: $27.03/hr, 35.5 hrs/wk for up to 180 school days.
     
  14. Behavioral Services Agreement with Blair Family Solutions, LLC. effective July 15, 2020 through July 14, 2021 to provide services to benefit students with emotional/mental health issues throughout the Hollidaysburg Area School District as identified by staff, specifically in the elementary schools.  Cost:  $27.03/hr; up to 6.25hrs/day for up to 180 student school days, for staffing servicing for district students and staff
     
  15. Letter of Agreement with Blair Family Solutions effective July 15, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to operate a Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH Program), formally known as Children's Clinical Home, for those students that are in need of such services at Charles W. Longer Elementary School.  No Cost
     
  16. Agreement with Burgmeier's Hauling effective August 24, 2020 through August 23, 2021 for districtwide trash removal and recycling.  Cost: $66,084
     
  17. Service Proposal with IPFone, Inc., effective July 16, 2020 through July 15, 2023 for telephone SIP trunking services Cost: $21,589.20 ($599.70 per months for 36 months)
     
  18. Memorandum of Understanding with Nulton Diagnostic and Treatment Center effective August 1, 2020 through July 30, 2021 for mental health treatment program/placement Cost: $55/day per student
     
  19. Digital Contract with GovConnection, Inc. effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 for district-wide Adobe products  Cost: $12,300
     
  20. Auction Sales Contract with "Col." K. R. Miller, Jr., Auctioneer for Auction to be held in October, 2020 at Cross Keys Auction Center. Cost: 10% of vehicle sales; 15% of miscellaneous sales
     
  21. Quote with Link Computer effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 for district Go Guardian subscription Cost: $14,800
     
  22. Cost Sharing Agreement with Blair Township and Blair County effective June 1, 2020 to share expenses related to the review and/or preparation of a Tax Assessment Appeal filed by EIG Holliday, LLC.  Cost:  $6,500
     
  23. Confidential Information Addendum to Student Safety Management Agreement with Evolution Counseling Services, LLC. effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to provide monitoring of phone calls and emails outside of school hours to maintain the safety and well-being of our students  No Cost
     
  24. Correction to Approved Contract:
    At the June meeting, Contract #3 with Edmentum for Study Island for Elementary software license was approved with an effective date of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  The effective date should have been July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
      
  1. Tax Exoneration Request - Newry Borough

2019 Property Tax Exoneration $55.85 for Michael Emerick properties

  1. Stuckey Subaru Lease Agreement

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following lease agreement is presented for approval:

 

One-Year Closed-End Motor Vehicle Lease Agreement with Stuckey Subaru for a 2017 Subaru Crosstrek Premium Driver's Education Vehicle effective July 8, 2020 through July 1, 2021  Cost: $1.00 

  1. Signature Authorization

Authorization for the Business Manager to sign any and all documents relating to the lease of a driver's education vehicle with Stuckey Subaru.

  1. Capital Reserve Project Revisions

2020-2021 Capital Reserve Project

 

Senior High Pool Boiler Replacement  $10,000 (Approved at the June 10, 2020 board meeting)

Increase project $1,000 

Revised Total Senior High Pool Boiler Replacement $11,000

 

2019-2020 Capital Reserve Project

Foot of Ten Roof Replacement $407,000 (Approved at the May 6, 2020 board meeting)

Increase project per Change Order #1  $3,327

Revised Total Foot of Ten Roof Replacement  $410,327 

  1. Foot of Ten Roof Replacement Change Order No. 1

Change Order

Wohler Construction, Inc.

Change Order #001

Increase $3,326.40

  1. Capital Reserve Projects 5-Year Plan

The administration recommends the approval of the Capital Reserve Projects Five (5) Year Plan. 

  1. Bid Awards

Per Board Policy 610, Purchases Subject to Bid/Quotation, the following bids are recommended for approval:
 

Award Dairy Products bid prorated to all responding vendors for various 1/2 pints of milk totaling an estimated cost of $108,313.60

Award Iced Tea/Lemonade Products bid based on estimated usage to Ritchey's Dairy for Diet Iced Tea w/Lemon in the amount of $820.00; Dean Dairy, DFA Dairy Brands for lo-cal tea and lo-cal drinks and lemonade all flavors in the amount of $2,837.40

Award Bakery Products bid based on estimated usage for various bread products to Angelo Pacifico & Sons Bakery in the amount of $23,517.10

  1. Federal Program Budget Adjustments

2019-2020 BUDGET

$40,000    2019-2020 PCCD Meritorious Grant-School Security Guard (Original Allocation)

($40,000) 2019-2020 PCCD Meritorious Grant-School Security Guard (Carryover to 2020-2021)

 

2020-2021 BUDGET

$40,000   2019-2020 PCCD Meritorious Grant-School Security Guard (Carryover from 2019-2020)

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

  1. Donation

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donation:

 

Dr. Maureen Letcher and Mr. Richard Baronner:

Oak table and chairs, a sofa and loveseat to the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High for use in the Youth in Cyber Café

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Phased Reopening and Master Health and Safety Plan

The school entity must create a Health and Safety Plan which will serve as the local guidelines for all instructional and non- instructional school reopening activities. 

  1. Course Name Changes

Course Name Changes

New Name

Previous Name     

Introductory Programming with Java

JAVA

Introductory Programming with Python   

Python

  

  1. JH/SH Student/Parent Handbook Revisions

 

  1. Student Paths Fall 2020 Survey

Policy 127-Assessment

 

Student Paths helps prepare high school students for their futures in the areas of college, career, and life readiness.

  • Student Paths Overview
  • Student Paths Overview (Powerpoint)
  • Student Paths Data Privacy Statement
     

To read more about this program click here: https://studentpaths.com/stpa/company/

 

  1. 2020-2021 Athletic Handbook
  2. 2020-2021 Athletic Code of Conduct
  3. Proposed Textbook Adoptions

Per Board Policy 108, Adoption of Textbooks, the following textbooks are presented for approval:

 

Proposed Textbook Adoptions:

Course: Wood Technology I&II/Construction Technology/Grades 11 &12

Title: Wood Technology and Processes

Publisher: Glencoe McGraw Hill

Copyright: 2011

Cost: Not to Exceed $1783.08/6-Year Subscription

 

Course: U.S. History 8/Grade 8

Title: My World Interactive American History: Beginnings to 1877

Publisher: Pearson

Copyright: 2019

Cost: Not to Exceed $23,131.58/6-Year Subscription

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is being asked to approve the Personnel actions.

 

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Gary Walstrom

Cyber Learning Facilitator/Business Teacher

SH

20/21 SY

Step M 17, $43,710

Approve Hire

Season Consiglio

Science Teacher - TCHJHSSCIE06

JH

20/21 SY

Step M+30 15, $48,410

Approve Hire

Megan Stern

Speech Therapist

Secondary

20/21 SY

Step M 15, $47,410

Approve Hire

Chandra Jandora

Elementary Teacher - TCHFKS06GR01

FKS

20/21 SY

Step M 17, $43,710

Approve Hire

Jill Furry

Health Room Assistant - HRAFOTHLTH01

FOT

20/21 SY

$19.97 Per Hour 20/21 Rate

Approve Hire

Devany Laratonda

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

20/21 SY

$16.57/hour minus $1.50 for new hire ($15.07)

Resignation

Julie Bowser

Certified School Nurse - TCHSHSNURS01

SH

Effective July 20, 2020

 

Resignation

Julie Bowser

Nurse Department Chair

Dist

Effective July 20, 2020

 

Approve Hire

Sydney Horrell

Cheerleading Advisor

JH

20/21 SY

$3,380.92 per Schedule D

Approve Hire

Joan Rhodes

Secretary and Office-Para Substitute

Dist

Effective 7/16/2020

$9.25/hour

Approve Hire

Taylor Miller

Special Education Paraprofessional Substitute

Dist

20/21 SY

$9.25 per hour

Approve

Beckie Zeek

Special Pay - Title I - Summer Reading Van

FKS

7/2/2020 - 8/13/2020

$26/hour for 24.5 hours

Approve

Lisa Surkovich

Special Pay - Title I - Summer Reading Van

CWL

7/2/2020 - 8/13/2020

$26/hour for 24.5 hours

Approve

Nicole Beauchamp

Stipend for proof reading Tiger Pride

SH

Retroactive to June 10, 2020

Stipend $104 (up to four hours at $26/hour)

Approve

Marion Borr

Stipend for proof reading Tiger Pride

JH

Retroactive to June 10, 2020

Stipend $104 (up to four hours at $26/hour)

Approve Hire

Valerie Miles

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Retroactive to July 6, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve Hire

Matthew Martynuska

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Retroactive to July 14, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve Hire

Cheryl Grimaldi

ESL Coordinator

Dist

Effective 20/21 SY

$2,200 stipend for 20/21 SY

Approve Hire

Sarah Garman

Summer School Teacher

SH

Effective July 6, 2020

$26 per hour

Approve

Dave McGarvey

NASRO Training

Admin

2019/2020 SY

40 hours@ $20 per hour

Approve

Kenneth Steve Benton

NASRO Training

Admin

2020/2021 SY

40 hours@ $20 per hour

Approve

 Jennifer Carney

Saturday Detention

SH

2019/2020 SY

@ $26 per hour

Approve

Kevin McCloskey

C & I - Curriculum Re-Write - AP Enviromental Science

SH

2020/2021 SY

Stipend $400

Approve

Linda Hilling

C & I - Co-op Coordinator

SH

2020/2021 SY

20 Hours @ $26/hour

Approve

Mattison Shannon

Student Teaching - Elementary Education with Kris Smith Fall 2020

CWL

2020/2021 SY

Grand Canyon

Approve

Elizabeth Burwell

Volunteer Athletics/Cheerleading

Dist

Effective July 16, 2020

 

Resignation

Sylvia DeLozier

Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective July 16, 2020

 

Information Only - Correction

Carlee Kennedy

Health and PE Teacher

CWL

End of 19/20 SY

Tenure approved as Carlee Imler

Information Only - Transfer

Tammy Hemminger

Special Education Para - ADPFKSPARA18 to Office Para - ADPCWLAIDE01

CWL

20/21 SY

$14.66 per hour


  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Resolution Calling for the Use of Virtual Learning Hours Toward Mandatory 990/900 Instructional Hours

 NOW THEREFORE, the Board finds and declares that the COVID-19 pandemic is an emergency within the meaning of Section 520.1 of the Pennsylvania School Code. For the duration of said pandemic but in no event for any period exceeding four years, the Superintendent shall have the duty and the authority to develop a Health and Safety plan in a form and manner prescribed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education that ensures a minimum of 180 days of instruction, allowing for a minimum of 900 hours of instruction at the elementary level and 990 hours of instruction at the secondary level, employing any combination of in-person, virtual, and distance learning as the Superintendent seems appropriate to address the health and safety of students, faculty, and community, and the learning needs of students. Such instruction shall comply in full with the requirement of Chapter 4 of the regulations of the State Board of Education and with the curriculum standards published in accordance therewith.

  1. First Reading of Policies

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a first reading:

 Policy No.

  Name

 Status

   Policy 006.1

   Attendance at Meetings Via Electronic

   Communications

   Revised

   Policy 217

   Graduation

   Revised

   Policy 222

   Tobacco/Nicotine

   Revised

   Policy 227

   Controlled Substances/Paraphernalia

   Revised

   Policy 230.1 

   Student Activities

   For Discussion  

   Policy 323

   Tobacco and Vaping Products

   Revised

   Policy 623 - Attach 1   

   Student Debt Form

   New

   Policy 623 - Attach 2

   Parent Letter - Student Obligation

   New

   Policy 707

   Use of School Facilities

   Revised

   Policy 805 - Attach

   Safe2Say Something Procedures

   Revised

   Policy 904

   Public Attendance at School Events

   Revised

 

  1. Appointment of Voting Delegates for the PSBA Delegate Assembly Meeting on Saturday, November 7, 2020

The governing body of the Hollidaysburg Area School District Board is entitled to appoint voting delegates to participate in the PA Schools Board Association Delegate Assembly to be held on  Saturday, November 7, 2020.  If appointed, these voting members of the Delegate Assembly will consider and act upon proposed changes to the PSBA bylaws, receive reports, receive the results of the election for officers and at-large representatives, consider proposals and adopt the legislative platform for the coming year, and conduct other Association business.

 

Responsibilities:

Voting delegates officially represent the entire school entity in the following ways:

  1. Receive reports from the PSBA president, chief executive officer, and treasurer.
  2. Receive the election results for PSBA Governing Board officers and at-large representatives.
  3. Consider proposals recommended by the PSBA Platform Committee and adopt the legislative platform for the coming year.
  4. Consider and act upon any proposed changes to the PSBA Bylaws.
  5. New Business
  6. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

 

Information

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 



Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole / Voting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  2. Pledge to Flag
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. GACTC Award Winners

GREATER ALTOONA CAREER AND

TECHNOLOGY CENTER AWARDS

 

Brook Wike               Non-Traditional Student Award 

Hunter Diehl             Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Senior of the Year Award

Elizabeth Burwell      Cosmetology Senior of the Year Award

Maura Kriebel           Cosmetology Senior of the Year Award

Savanah McConnell   Dental Assisting Senior of the Year Award

Trent Prosser            George Woomer Memorial Scholarship

  

  1. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.

 

  1. Committee Report

Mr. Nichols will present a report of the May 6, 2020 Physical Plant Committee meeting. 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. for personnel.

 

Meetings for July, 2020:

Policy Committee - Virtual

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Time:  5:00 p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

July 15, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m.

All future meeting will be held virtually until further notice.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006-Meetings, approval of the following minutes:

March 11, 2020 Committee of the Whole/Voting

March 24, 2020 Virtual Special Voting Meeting

April 15, 20120 Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting

May 6, 2020 Virtual Physical Plant Committee

May 6, 2020 Virtual Special Voting 

May 6, 2020 Virtual Committee of the Whole

May 13, 2020 Committee of the Whole/Voting

 

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for May, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

 

MAY 31, 2020 Treasurer's Reports

 

GENERAL FUND

$  1,024,960.82  Receipts

$  4,091,129.09  Total Disbursements 

$  7,249,774.91  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$        57.40  Total Receipts

$          0.00  Total Disbursements

$ 54,097.83  Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$113,878.66 Total Receipts

$115,533.72 Total Disbursements

$418,447.77 Ledger Balance

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$    2,767.52 Total Receipts

$  11,502.20 Total Disbursements

$106,384.69 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$ 183,536.19 Total Receipts

$     5,450.70 Total Disbursements

$ 913,734.27 Ledger Balance

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$           0.85 Total Receipts

$           0.00 Total Disbursements

$       794.51 Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$1,899,643.61 Total Receipts

$2,776,545.65 Total Disbursements

$     58,545.35  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$       20.53 Total Receipts

$         0.00 Total Disbursements

$19,336.37 Ledger Balance

  

  1. List of Payments

 

MAY 31, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

GENERAL FUND

$2,247,078.38    Total Payments (Check numbers 161201-161313)

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  13,954.13   Total Payments (Check numbers 23111-23120)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$  11,502.20   Total Payments (Check numbers 23075-23218)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$    5,450.70    Total Payments (Check numbers 3450-3451)

PAYROLL FUND

$     83,177.58     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261512-261536)

$2,709,474.56      ACH Disbursements

$2,792,652.14         Total Payments 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number) 

TRUST FUND

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number)

 

  1. Investment Portfolio

2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$6,533,269 Total Invested with 26 Financial Institutions

$   240,850 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

2019-2020 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

 

GENERAL FUND 

$41,808,899.55 Revenues

$41,886,823.05 Expenditures

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     429,511.23 Revenues

$     823,497.88 Expenditures

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  1,337,098.01 Revenues

$  1,434,829.91 Expenditures

TRUST FUND

$      964.28 Revenues

$   3,000.00 Expenditures

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$  15,436.20 Revenues

$    8,830.80 Expenditures

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

  

  1. Budget Transfers

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF MAY 7, 2020 - JUNE 3, 2020

 

$   138,768   General Fund

$          -0-     Food Service Fund

$   407,000   Capital Reserve Fund

  

  1. Food Service for April, 2020

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING APRIL 2020

 

$  (87,286.08) April Net Profit/(Loss)

$(124,586.90) Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

$  768,898.67  Assets

$  768,898.67  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Senior High Student Store for April, 2020

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING APRIL 2020

$       (110.94)   April Net Profit/(Loss)

$      6,163.51   Year-to-Date Net Profit

 

$    19,669.48   Assets

$    19,669.48   Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office

 

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:
 

  1. Digital Streaming Purchase Commitment effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 with Appalachia IU8 for Discovery Education Streaming  Total Cost: $4,200 (3500 students at $1.20 per student)  This is a digital contract.  The Discovery Education video streaming service allows teachers to incorporate educational media into curriculum.
     
  2. ‚ÄčContract with Edmentum for Study Island for Junior High software license effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021  Cost:  $1,650
     
  3. Contract with Edmentum for Study Island for Elementary software license effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020  Cost:  $4,317.50
     
  4. Contract with Renaissance Learning for Accelerated Reader and STAR Reading Subscription Renewal effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 Cost: $25,987.56 
     
  5. Agreement with Bollman Charter Services, Inc. effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for group charter transportation Cost: Per trip basis
     
  6. Contract for Services with Gaggle.Net, Inc. effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 for Gaggle Safety Management for Google Student Email and Drive and Hangouts  Cost:  $12,060
     
  7. Contract with Intrado Interactive Services Corporation effective July 1, 2020 for renewal of School Messenger to continue to provide the district with online communication applications.  Cost:  $8,063.80 (all buildings)
     
  8. Contract with Edpuzzle effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021 for yearly renewal for unlimited access to Edpuzzle for all teachers Cost: $1,100
     
  9. Contract with DePiro Entertainment to reconfigure and secure the HASD Alumni Association website (2 week timeline)
    Cost: $1,500; $900 prepaid- $600 on completion
     
  10. Contract with DePiro Entertainment to reconfigure and secure the HASD Foundation website (2 week timeline)
    Cost: $1,500; $900 prepaid- $600 on completion
     
  11. Agreement with Blair Regional YMCA for use of the high school, pool, boys and girls locker rooms, auxiliary gym (when unable to use outside patio) and concession stand for the 2020-2021 YMCA/USAS swim season effective September 8, 2020 through February 28, 2021  Revenue:  $4,950
     
  12. Agreement with Computer Systems Asset Disposal for Disposal of Recycling of Surplus Computer and Electronic Equipment effective June 10, 2020 through June 10, 2022  No Cost
     
  13. Maintenance Contract with McCartney's, Inc. for Foot of Ten Equip ID#AD972, Model IR1435LF, Serial Number RZJ41560 - June 1, 2020 to June 1, 2021 Cost: .0064 per copy 

 

  1. Bid Award

Per Board Policy 610, Purchases Subject to Bid/Quotation, the following bid is recommended for approval:

  • Award 2021, 2022, & 2023 Junior High Yearbook Publisher to Herff Jones, LLC in the amount of $12.99 per yearbook for each year.  (Cost paid by parents.)
      
  1. Federal/State Program Budget Adjustment

Federal Program Budget Adjustment:

 

2019-2020 Budget:

2019-2020 PA Smart Grant: $35,000 

*Approved as a budget transfer this month also.

 

  1. Donation

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donation:

 

The Giant Company/Martin's Duncansville:  $1,344

Donation to support district efforts to reduce hunger.

Carl Hoover:  Hollidaysburg Tiger from the Blue and White Snack Bar

Donation in memory of Bob and Nancy Kerns

 

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

 

  1. 2020-2021 Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Budget

Approve Annually by Ballot

The 2020-2021 Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Budget reflects $10,683,833 in total revenues and expenses.  The Hollidaysburg Area School District's aggregate share of these costs is $1,425,949  which is reduced by the district's state share of Vocational Education Subsidies of $157,671 to a net cost of $1,268,278.

This represents an 18.46%  increase from the 2019-2020 budget or $197,692.  The district is also responsible for a $37,423 Capital Lease Payment for the Act 77 Energy Savings Program.

Approximately 222 HASD students attend the GACTC to obtain Vocational Education in a variety of careers and are employable upon graduation of the program.

 

In addition, the district will pay $202,269 which is representative of our applicable share of the total Computer Consortium expenditure budget of $463,291. These costs represent a $8,057 increase. The Computer Consortium budget provides software, hardware, and personnel supporting accounting, payroll, bidding, tax, census, and all student information computer systems.

 

  1. Authorization for the 2020-2021 School Year for the Business Manager with the Board President/Board Vice President's approval to enter into electricity/natural gas agreements when securing a lower rate would result in savings to the district prior to the next scheduled Voting Meeting of the board. Contracts entered into in this manner will be presented to the board at the next scheduled board meeting for information purposes.

Authorization for the 2020-2021 School Year for the Business Manager with the Board President/Board Vice President's approval to enter into electricity/natural gas agreements when securing a lower rate would result in savings to the district prior to the next scheduled Voting Meeting of the board. Contracts entered into in this manner will be presented to the board at the next scheduled board meeting for information purposes.

  1. Authorization for the Administration to apply for 2020-2021 Federal, State and Local grants and for the Superintendent to enter into awarded 2020-2021 Federal, State and Local grant contracts. The 2020-2021 budget will be reopened for budget adjustments for Federal and State grants as needed.

Per Board Policy 626-Federal Fiscal Compliance, the board is being asked to grant Authorization for the Administration to apply for 2020-2021 Federal, State and Local grants and for the Superintendent to enter into awarded 2020-2021 Federal, State and Local grant contracts. The 2020-2021 budget will be reopened for budget adjustments for Federal and State grants as needed.

  1. Final Budget for General Fund Approval Resolution

Per Board Policy 604-Budget Adoption:

RESOLVED, by the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District, as follows:

  • The proposed Final Budget of the School District for the 2020-2021 fiscal year on form PDE-2028 as presented to the School Board is adopted as a Final Budget for the School District General Fund in the amount of $49,826,705  revenues and $52,900,247  expenditures. 
    The proposed Capital Reserve Fund Budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year as presented to the School Board is adopted as the Capital Reserve Fund Budget in the amount of $175,000 revenues and $566,695 expenditures. 

Food Service Fund

Revenues $1,967,974

Expenditures $1,983,863

Estimated Ending Fund Balance June 30, 2021 $376,119

 

Student Activity Fund

Revenues $238,354

Expenditures $228,077

 

  1. Annual Tax Levy Resolution

Per Board Policy 650-Tax Levy:

RESOLVED, by the Hollidaysburg Area School District, that taxes are levied for school purpose for the school year beginning July 1, 2020, subject to the provisions of the Local Tax Collection Law and the Local Tax Enabling Act 511, as follows:

Real Estate Tax

Real Estate tax of 9.0961 mills (or $9.09 per $1,000 of assessment)

(Including Real Estate at .0183 mill for Public Library)

Section 679 Per Capita Tax

 $5.00 per individual over the age of 18 who is a resident

Act 511 Per Capita Tax

$5.00 for Allegheny Township, Blair Township, Newry Borough, Hollidaysburg Borough and Duncansville Borough

$10.00 for Juniata and Frankstown Townships

Earned Income/Net Profits Tax

1.0% (HASD receives .5% & Municipalities receives .5%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Flat Rate Occupation Tax 

$10.00

Real Estate Transfer Tax

1.0% (HASD receives .5% & Municipalities receives .5%.)

  

  1. Homestead and Farmstead Exclusion Resolution effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021

Per Board Policy 605-Tax Levy:

RESOLVED, by the Board of School Directors of the Hollidaysburg Area School District, that homestead and farmstead exclusion real estate tax assessment reductions are authorized for the school year beginning July 1, 2020 of $9,208 under the provisions of the Homestead Property Exclusion Program Act (part of Act 50 of 1998) and the Taxpayer Relief Act (Act 1 of 2006) 

  1. School Breakfast/Lunch Prices for 2020-2021

Per Board Policy 808-Food Services, the board is being asked to approve 2020-2021 school breakfast/lunch prices.

2020-2021 SCHOOL BREAKFAST/LUNCH PRICES

 

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

2019/2020

2020/2021

Elementary BKFS

1.10

1.10

1.10

1.10

1.10

 

1.10

Elementary Lunch

2.25

2.25

2.25

2.25

2.25

2.25

Secondary BKFS

1.20

1.20

1.20

1.20

1.20

1.20

Secondary Lunch

2.50

2.50

2.50

2.50

2.50

2.50

Milk

.50

.50

.50

.50

0.50

0.50

Adult Lunch Price

3.50

3.50

3.50

3.50

3.50

3.50

Adult BKFST

$2.50

$2.50

$2.50

$2.50

2.50

2.50

 

  1. Capital Reserve Projects for 2020-2021

The administration recommends the following 2020-2021 Capital Reserve Projects:

 

$15,000   Band Room Water Infiltration-Senior High

 

$70,000   Elevator Control Upgrade-Junior High

 

$11,000   Sidewalk/Curb Repair/Replacement-Districtwide

 

$25,000   Replace Fire Alarm System-Frankstown & Foot Of Ten

 

$ 6,000   Window Repair-Junior High

 

$10,000   Pool Boiler Replacement-Senior High

 

$137,000  Total 2020-21 Capital Reserve Projects

 

  1. Insurances for 2020-2021

Per Board Policies 811-Bonding, 812-Property Insurance, and 813-Other Insurances, the board is being asked to approve the following 2020-2021 insurance policies:

 

General Property/Liability $143,625

School Board Liability Errors & Omissions $20,454

Commercial Umbrella $17,257

Commercial Automobile $10,839

Accident Jr/Sr High Sports, Student Activities & Adult/Student Volunteers $13,152

Tax Collector's Bond $2,833

Public Official's Bond Treasurer $269

Public Official's Bond Accounting Operations Director $175

Public Official's Bond Business Manager/Board Secretary $175

Public Official's Bond Assistant Board Secretary $100

Worker's Compensation $121,077 (year-end dividend to be issued) **Updated 6/10/2020

Cyber Liability $8,847

  1. Fringe Benefits for 2020-2021

The district is required annually to approve all fringe benefit rates as determined by contractual agreements. 

  1. Student Activity Fundraisers for 2020-2021

Per Board Policy 229, District Fund Raising:

 

Approve 2020-2021 Student Activity fundraisers for 64 separate Student Activities district-wide.

Expected net profit across all groups is $105,334 and will be used for student enrichment.  

 

  1. Tuition Students for 2020-2021

Per Board Policy, 202. Eligibility of Non-Resident Students, the administration recommends board approval of  Grade 12 (E.D.), and Grade 11 (E.M.) tuition students for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

  1. Lead Water Test Results

Mr. Nihart will review the result of lead water tests from 2019 and 2020.

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Annual Report to the Board 
  2. 2020-2021 Curriculum and Instruction Projects 
  3. 2020-2021 Assessment Options - REVISED 
  4. Curriculum Guide

Per Board Policy 105 Curriculum Development, Policy 106, Guides for Planned Instruction and Policy 107 Adoption of Planned Instruction, the board will be asked to approve the following Curriculum Guide:

  • AP Art and Design
  1. Proposed Textbook Adoptions

Information

Per Board Policy 108, Adoption of Textbooks, the following textbooks will be on display from June 11, 2020 through July 10, 2020 at the administrative office and can be reviewed by appointment by calling 696-4454, ext. 1124.  They will be voted upon at the July 15 Voting Meeting:

 

Proposed Textbook Adoptions:

 

Course: Wood Technology I&II/Construction Technology/Grades 11 &12

Title: Wood Technology and Processes

Publisher: Glencoe McGraw Hill

Copyright: 2011

Cost: Not to Exceed $1783.08/6-Year Subscription

 

Course: U.S. History 8/Grade 8

Title: My World Interactive American History: Beginnings to 1877

Publisher: Pearson

Copyright: 2019

Cost: Not to Exceed $23,131.58/6-Year Subscription

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is being asked to approve personnel actions

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Jaime Hartline

Elementary Teacher - TCHFKS06GR01 to Elementary Principal - MGPFOTPRIN01

FOT

Effective July 1, 2020

$82,095 for 20/21 SY

Approve Hire

Lindsey DeAntonio

Reading Specialist - TCHCWLREAD04

JH/FOT

20/21 SY

Masters Step 16, $45,560

Approve Hire

Adam Pieranunnzio

3rd Shift Custodian - CUFJHSCUST06

JH

Effective June 11, 2020

$19.08 minus $1.50 for new hire ($17.58)

Approve Hire

Kenneth Benton

School Resource Professional

Dist

Effective upon release from current employer

$20.00/Hour 20/21 SY

Approve Hire

David McGarvey

School Resource Professional Substitute

Dist

TBD - Summer 2020

$20.00/Hour 20/21 SY

Create New Position

New Position

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

20/21 SY

 

Eliminate Position

Elementary Teacher FOT

Elementary Teacher - TCHFOT05GR04

FOT

End of 19/20 SY

 

Eliminate Position

Elementary Teacher FOT

Elementary Teacher - TCHFOT01GR03

FOT

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve MOU

MOU with AFSCME - Summer Hours Custodial/Maintenance

 

Dist

Effective 6/11/2020

 

Approve MOU

MOU with AFSCME - Summer Hours Secretary

 

Dist

Effective 6/11/2020

 

Approve MOU

MOU with Act 93 Administrators - Personal Days

 

Dist

Effective 20/21 SY

 

Approve MOU

MOU with Act 93 Administrators - 226 Adjust

 

Dist

Effective 6/11/2020

 

Approve Hire

Patricia Reilly

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

Retroactive to 6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Resignation

Jackie Settimio

Stage Director/Set Designer

SH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Resignation

Babette Gottshall

Student Council

JH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Resignation

Rick Imler

Planetarium Evening Show Director

SH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Resignation

Laura Frederick

Aevidum Advisor - Split

SH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve

Madison Hileman

Aevidum Advisor

SH

20/21 SY

Was split with Laura Frederick, assuming full position - pay at 100%

Approve Hire

Doug Reffner

Assistant Girls Soccer Coach

SH

Effective June 11, 2020

$2,071.37 per Schedule D

Approve Hire

Alexis Schumacher

Cheerleading Advisor Assistant

SH

20/21 SY

$3,561.96 per Schedule D

Approve New Stipend

Create New Stipend Position

English Learner (EL) Coordinator

Dist.

Effective 20/21 SY

$2,200 - Schedule C position

Approve Extra Time

Nicole White

Additional 0.5 hours per day permanent change for Health Room Assistant

CWL

Effective 20/21 SY

 

Approve Extra Time

TBD

Additional 0.5 hours per day permanent change for Health Room Assistant

FOT

Effective 20/21 SY

 

Approve Hire

Dawn Elchin

Planetarium Evening Show Director

SH

Effective 20/21 SY

$1,500 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Michelle Galo

Student Council - Split 50/50

JH

Effective 20/21 SY

$1,078.79 per Schedule C

Approve Hire

Erin Isenberg

Student Council - Split 50/50

JH

Effective 20/21 SY

$1,078.79 per Schedule C

Approve

Wayne Bush

SRP - Scheduling Stipend

Dist.

20/21 SY

$200/yr.

Approve

Robert Reed

SRP - Scheduling Stipend

Dist.

20/21 SY

$200/yr.

Approve Tenure

Jennifer Buffone

Elementary Teacher

FKS

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Jacqueline Harris

Elementary Teacher

FOT

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Carlee Imler

Health and PE Teacher

CWL

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Alexandra Kephart

Art Teacher

SH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Wendy Lieb

School Nurse

JH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Elizabeth Martinsen

Elementary Teacher

CWL

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Kyrah Nagy

Elementary Teacher

FOT

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Greggory Reese

Social Studies Teacher

JH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve Tenure

Caitlyn Tay

Elementary Teacher

CWL

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve

Miscellaneous Pay Rates

Support Staff Substitutes-Secretary, Paraprofessional, Special Ed. Paraprofessional, Cafeteria, and Custodian

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2019

$9.25 per hour

Approve

Miscellaneous Pay Rate

Day to Day Substitute Teachers

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$95.00 per day; $105 after 60 cumulative days in one school year (certified only)

Approve

Miscellaneous Pay Rate

Full-time Day to Day Substitutes (Special Ed./Elementary)

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$95.00 per day; $105 after 60 cumulative days

Approve

Miscellaneous Pay Rate

Long Term Teacher Substitute Rate

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Pay

William Sheehan

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Truancy Officer

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$4,633.16                                (2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

Joy Bell

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Business Office Assistant

Admin.

Effective 7/1/2020

$20.85 per hour                   (2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

Jodie Albarano

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Foundation Director

Admin.

Effective 7/1/2020

$21.33 per hour                       (2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

Wayne Bush

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$22.00 per hour; Lead Position

Approve Pay

Robert Reed

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$22.00 per hour; Lead Position

Approve Pay

Charles Chaney

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$22.00 per hour; Lead Position

Approve Pay

John Nebelski

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional-Sub

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$20.92 per hour;         (2.1% Increase)

Approve Pay

Kenneth Durbin

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$20.92 per hour;         (2.1% Increase)

Approve Pay

Michael Eppolito

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$20.92 per hour;         (2.1% Increase)

Approve Pay

Michael McAndrew

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; School Resource Professional

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$20.92 per hour;         (2.1% Increase)

Approve Pay

Rebecca Burk

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Greeter

SH

Effective 7/1/2020

$11.13 per hour                    (2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

David Schmelzlen

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Greeter

SH

Effective 7/1/2020

$11.13 per hour                    (2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

Thomas Gutshall

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Computer Technician

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$19.79 per hour                (+$0.35 per hour)

Approve Pay

Matthew Beck

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Computer Technician

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$19.43 per hour (+$0.35)

Approve Pay

Vincent Bonanno

Miscellaneous Pay Rate; Computer Technician

Dist.

Effective 7/1/2020

$19.43 per hour (+$0.35)

Approve Pay

Nicole White

Health Room Assistant

CWL

Effective 20/21 SY

$19.97 per hour
(2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

Mary Haenig

Health Room Assistant

Dist.

Effective 20/21 SY

$19.97 per hour
(2.1% increase)

Approve Pay

TBD

Health Room Assistant

FOT

Effective 20/21 SY

$19.97 per hour
(2.1% increase)

Approve Extra Days

Allison Herbaugh

Elementary Guidance Counselor -Summer Days

CWL

20/21 SY

3 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Perk Oettinger

Elementary Guidance Counselor -Summer Days

FKS

20/21 SY

3 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Kyle Brown

Elementary Guidance Counselor -Summer Days

FOT

20/21 SY

3 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Keely Jones

Secondary Guidance Counselor - Summer Days

JH

20/21 SY

5 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Tina Peters

Secondary Guidance Counselor - Summer Days

JH

20/21 SY

5 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Veronica Sell

Secondary Guidance Counselor - Summer Days

JH

20/21 SY

5 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

David Herncane

Secondary Guidance Counselor - Summer Days

SH

20/21 SY

5 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Hully Hoover

Secondary Guidance Counselor - Summer Days

SH

20/21 SY

5 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Kimberly Hutsky

Secondary Guidance Counselor - Summer Days

SH

20/21 SY

5 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Kristie Holtz

Inclusion Facilitator -Extra Days

Dist.

20/21 SY

3 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Jane Burkholder

School Psychologist - Summer Days

JH

20/21 SY

9 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Robin Blair

School Psychologist - Summer Days

Dist./JH

20/21 SY

9 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Debra Springer

School Psychologist - Summer Days

JH

20/21 SY

9 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Dawn Eckenrode

Dean of Students - Summer Days

SH

20/21 SY

8 days at per diem

Approve Extra Days

Kristin Wilson

Dean of Students - Summer Days

JH

20/21 SY

 5 days per diem

Approve

Kathy Benoit

C&I - NMSI Enviromental Science Curriculum Writing Previously Approved on 6-12-19

SH

Effective 6-10-20

Remove

Approve

Madeline Grenfell

C & I SH Algebra 1 Resources

SH

2020/2021 SY

Stipend $575

Approve

Samantha Kinley

C & I SH Algebra 1 Resources

SH

2020/2021 SY

Stipend $575

Approve

Kellie Hurd

C&I - JH Social Studies Course Re-Write

JH

2020/2021 SY

Stipend $400

Approve

Mike Rawlins

C&I - SH Social Studies Course Re-Write

SH

2020/2021 SY

Stipend $400

Approve

Alyssa McGhee

Student Teaching  - Elementary Education with Kyrah Nagy Fall 2020

FOT

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Approve

Susan Swope

Volunteer

Dist.

6/11/2010

 

Correction

Tracy Lloyd

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Effective July 1, 2020

Name correction - from Tracy Lamborn on 5/27/2020


  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. New Business
  2. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Virtual Special Voting / Committee of Whole Meeting- Budget Discussion 6:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 6:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. for personnel and litigation.

Meetings for May and June 2020:

Committee of the Whole (Budget Discussion) - Virtual

June 3, 2020

Time:  6:00p.m.

 

Athletic Committee - Virtual

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time:  5:00p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

June 10, 2020

Time: 7:00p.m.

All future meeting will be held virtually until further notice.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following agreements/contracts are presented for approval:

  1. Customer Agreement with Forecast 5 Analytics, Inc. "Forecast5 effective May 27, 2020 through June 30, 2021"  for a 5Sight software license (3 users) Cost:  $5,562
  2. Addendum to the Transportation Agreement with Fullington School Bus, LLC., effective the 2019-2020 school year to ensure contracted personnel and fixed costs are maintained during the period of school closure.  Cost: 92.5% of payment for 55 days of school bus transportation
     
  3. Student Safety Management Agreement with Evolution Counseling Services, LLC. effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to provide monitoring of phone calls and emails outside of school hours to maintain the safety and well-being of district students. 
    Cost: $21,600 
  1. 2020-2021 Millage Options

The board will review and discuss 2020-2021 millage options ranging from no millage increase to the Act 1 Index of .2910 mill maximum.

Current 2019-2020 millage 9.0961.

 

Millage Information 2020-21 Act 1 Index = 3.2%
2020-21 Act 1 Index Maximum Millage = 9.3871
2020-21 Act 1 Index Maximum NEW Millage = .2910
Average Assessed Value $165,000 or $165.00/mill
Maximum RE Tax Increase-Avg. Tax Bill @ .2910 mills = $48.02/Yr.
                                                                                  $  4.00/Mo.

Millage Revenue Generated

Net of Discount Period

1.0000 mill $2,415,774

$2,275,973

  .1000 mill $   241,577

$   227,597

  .2000 mill $   483,155

$   455,195

  .2910 mill $   702,990

$   662,308


  1. Superintendent's Report/Dr. Gildea

Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions. 

 

Approve Hire

Jennifer Mitchell

Assistant Superintendent - ADMADMDRCI01

Dist

Effective July 1, 2020

$111,856 for 20/21 SY and salary and benefits as outlined in employment contract

Approve Hire

Aaron Bilby

Science Teacher - TCHJHSSCIE06

JH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 17, $43,710

Approve Hire

William Calvert

Science Teacher - TCHSHSSCIE05

SH

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 17, $42,710

Create New Position

New Position

Speech and Language Therapist

Secondary

20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

Resignation

Alexis Huber

Full Time Day to Day Substitute Elementary Teacher

Elem

End of 19/20 SY

 

Approve

Clarisse Spencer

ESY Program Teacher

CWL

Effective July 1, 2020

$26.00 per hour; approx 20 hours per student

Approve

Kelley Breene

ESY Program Teacher

CWL

Effective July 1, 2020

$26.00 per hour; approx 20 hours per student

Approve

Lauren Sral

ESY Program Teacher

FKS

Effective July 1, 2020

$26.00 per hour; approx 20 hours per student

Approve

Suzannah Cannon

ESY Program Teacher

FKS

Effective July 1, 2020

$26.00 per hour; approx 20 hours per student

Approve

Paula Dull

ESY Program Teacher

JH

Effective July 1, 2020

$26.00 per hour; approx 20 hours per student

Approve

Leia Fink

ESY Program Teacher

FKS

Effective July 1, 2020

$26.00 per hour; approx 20 hours per student

Approve

Tracy Lamborn

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Effective July 1, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve

Betsy Stiffler

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Effective July 1, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve

Amy Myers

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Effective July 1, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve

Arlene Clark

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Effective July 1, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve

Kelsey Dick

ESY Paraprofessional

Unknown

Effective July 1, 2020

20/21 hourly rate; up to 20 hours

Approve Hire

Elizabeth Knab

Manager
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

6.5 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Christy Weaver-Smith

Substitute Manager
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

6.5 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Rebecca Kane

Substitute Manager
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

6.5 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Brenda Gualdoni

Van Driver
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Mary Jane Knab

Van Driver
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Jennifer Kimble

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Stacy Lill

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Bobbie J. Hammel

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Patti Cavalet

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Angela Bender

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

5.75 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Brandy Pramuk

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

4 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Dana Lindsey

Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

4 hours per day
2 days per week
19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Jill Hershey

Substitute Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Tasha Walls

Substitute Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

19/20 hourly rate

Approve Hire

Jennifer Gummo

Substitute Cafeteria Worker
Extra Hours
Summer Meal Program

Dist

6/8 - 6/29/2020

19/20 hourly rate

Information Only

Blake Walter

Math Teacher - TCHFOT05GR04 to Math Teacher - TCHJHSMATH09

JH

20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. New Business
  2. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

May 27, 2020 - Virtual Special Voting / Committee of Whole Meeting- Budget Discussion 6:00PM

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole / Voting Meeting - 7:00PM 

  1. Meeting Opening

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  2. Pledge to Flag
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Public Comment

 Ronald Sommer, Board President

 

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Committee Report

Information

Mr. Nichols will present a report of the May 6, 2020 Physical Plant Committee meeting.

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 6:00p.m. for personnel.

Meetings for May and June, 2020:

 

Committee of the Whole (Budget Discussion) - Virtual

May 27, 2020

Time: 6:00p.m.

 

Committee of the Whole (Budget Discussion) - Virtual

June 3, 2020

Time:  6:00p.m.

 

Athletic Committee - Virtual

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Time:  5:00p.m.  
 

Committee of the Whole/Voting - Virtual

June 10, 2020

Time: 7:00p.m.

 

All future meeting will be held virtually until further notice.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for April, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

April 30, 2020 Treasurer's Reports

GENERAL FUND

$  3,385,677.75  Receipts

$  3,501,324.11  Total Disbursements 

$10,315,943.18  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$        55.49  Total Receipts

$          0.00  Total Disbursements

$ 54,040.43  Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$    8,293.89 Total Receipts

$155,576.42 Total Disbursements

$420,102.83 Ledger Balance

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$       916.29 Total Receipts

$    3,361.09 Total Disbursements

$115,119.37 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$        757.05 Total Receipts

$     2,575.17 Total Disbursements

$ 735,648.78 Ledger Balance

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$           0.82 Total Receipts

$           0.00 Total Disbursements

$       793.66 Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$2,800,697.67 Total Receipts

$1,934,538.60 Total Disbursements

$   935,447.39  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$       19.97 Total Receipts

$     130.91 Total Disbursements

$19,315.84 Ledger Balance

  1. List of Payments

APRIL 30, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

GENERAL FUND

$782,247.06    Total Payments (Check numbers 161086-161200)

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  40,120.20   Total Payments (Check numbers 23100-23110)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$    3,361.09   Total Payments (Check numbers 23032-23074)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$    2,575.17    Total Payments (Check number 3449)

PAYROLL FUND

$     81,639.18     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261492-261518)

$1,852,899.42      ACH Disbursements

$1,934,538.60         Total Payments 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$       130.91     Total Payments (Check number 1027) 

TRUST FUND

$       -0-            Total Payments (Check number)

 

  1. Investment Portfolio

  

2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

$6,723,207 Total Invested with 27 Financial Institutions

$   230,692 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

 

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

 2019-2020 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

GENERAL FUND 

$41,127,676.72 Revenues

$36,200,907.70 Expenditures

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     245,956.16 Revenues

$     818,047.18 Expenditures

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  1,265,364.54 Revenues

$  1,304,186.87 Expenditures

TRUST FUND

$      906.88 Revenues

$   3,000.00 Expenditures

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$  15,415.67 Revenues

$    8,830.80 Expenditures

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

  1. Budget Transfers

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF APRIL 9, 2020 - MAY 6, 2020

$     61,961   General Fund

$          -0-     Food Service Fund

$          -0-     Capital Reserve Fund

 

  1. Food Service for March, 2020

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING MARCH 2020

$ (54,449.95) March Net Profit/(Loss)

$ (37,300.82) Year-to-Date Net Profit/(Loss)

$858,940.61  Assets

$858,940.61  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  1. Senior High Student Store for March, 2020

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING MARCH 2020

 

$   275.49        March Net Profit

$6,274.45        Year-to-Date Net Profit

 

$19,780.42      Assets

$19,780.42      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  1. Business Office

 

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following minutes are presented for approval:

January 15, 2020 Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

February 12, 2020 Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

  1. Contracts:
     

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. PRFSD (Pittsburgh Regional Food Service Director Membership) effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 Cost: $400
     
  2. Agreement with Parchment, Inc. effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to provide delivery services of credentials from the credential holding institution (HASD) Cost: $1,895
     
  3. Fixed Fee License Agreement with Spitz, Inc. effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to provide video programs for the Planetarium  Cost: Blanket Contract


 

  1. Appalachia Intermediate Unit - Substitute Teacher Consortium Participation for the 2020-2021 school year Cost:  $500
     
  2. Agreement with Blair County School Health Consortium - Amended April, 2020  No Cost
     
  3. Agreement with Central PA Behavioral Health Collaborative, Inc. (CPBHC) retroactive to March 10, 2020 through March 10, 2021 to improve the health status of members through a comprehensive, coordinated system of services and supports from the Health Choices Program.  No Cost
     
  4. Contract renewal with VBA (Vision Benefits of America) for a managed vision care plan for eligible employees effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022  Cost:  Single Coverage:  $9.35/month; Family Coverage:  $20.44/month
     
  5. Contract with Follett School Solutions, Inc. to hold a book fair at Foot of Ten Elementary School
    October 12, 2020 through October 19, 2020 for staff, students and their families to shop and purchase books
    Cost:  Paid by parents and others that shop at each Book Fair
     
  6. Contract with Follett School Solutions, Inc. to hold a book fair at Charles W. Longer Elementary School
    October 12, 2020 through October 19, 2020 for staff, students and their families to shop and purchase books
    Cost:  Paid by parents and others that shop at each Book Fair
     
  7. Contract with Follett School Solutions, Inc. to hold a book fair at Frankstown Elementary School
    October 12, 2020 through October 16, 2020 for staff, students and their families to shop and purchase books
    Cost:  Paid by parents and others that shop at each Book Fair
     
  8. Agreement with Adelphoi Education, Inc. for the 2020-2021 school year for:
    Non-Resident Placed Students:  Residential Alternative Education and YES (Your Educational Success, credit recovery)
    Regular Ed $58.98/day per student
    Spec Ed $143.24/day per student
     
  9. Agreement with Adelphoi Education, Inc. for the 2020-2021 school year for: 
    District Resident Students:  Day Treatment, Emotional Support and YES (Your Educational Success, credit recovery)
    Regular Ed/Special Ed: $103.81 per day
     
  10. Letter of Amendment with Juniata College effective May 13, 2020 through December 1, 2021 to specify the credit equivalent for Dual Enrollment courses.  No Cost


 

  1. Student Teaching Affiliation Agreement with Grand Canyon University effective May 13, 2020 through June 30, 2022 to establish the terms and conditions under which students of Grand Canyon University may participate in Student Teaching Internships, Practicum and Observations. 
    No Cost
     
  2. Addendum to the Transportation Agreement with Maxwell Transit Systems, Inc. to address COVID 19.  Cost: To pay 95% of anticipated cost for the remaining 55 days of the school year, with additional provisions as included.

 

  1. Resolution Approving Admission of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center and Amendments to Consortium Agreement

The board is being asked to approve a resolution and amendment approving admission of the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center into the Blair County Health Consortium.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, this Board, by majority vote, has determined to accept the recommendation of the Committee to admit the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center as a Party to the Consortium and that the Consortium Agreement is amended as proposed. 

  1. Resolution to Participate in the OMNIA Partners National Cooperative Purchasing Program

The administration is seeking approval from the board to utilize OMNIA Partners National Cooperative Purchasing Program.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Governing Board of the Hollidaysburg Area School District is authorized to participate in the OMNIA Partners National Cooperative Purchasing Program and that the Business Manager or designee is authorized to register for the OMNIA Partners program on behalf of Hollidaysburg Area School District;

  1. Per Capita Tax Exonerations 2019-2020 Due Date

Per Board Policy 605, Taxes:

The administration is asking the board to discuss the possibility of extending the 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax collection deadline to June 30, 2020 due to COVID-19.  The 2019-2020 Per Capita Tax bills were mailed to residents with a due date of April 15, 2020.

  1. Reassessment of PETCO Building in Allegheny Township

Information

  • Reassessment of the PETCO building in Allegheny Township will require a refund.

 

  1. Resolution to Authorize the Collection of School Property Taxes in Installments effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that all school district real property taxes including, but not limited to, taxpayers approved pursuant to Section 341 of Act 1 of the Special Session of 2006 shall be eligible for participation in the installment payment of school property taxes. Provided, however, that the following are excluded from real estate installment payments; interim school property taxes and delinquent school property taxes.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the tax duplicates shall provide for payment of school real property taxes in a single payment or installments at the option of eligible taxpayers.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board hereby directs the collection of installment payment of real estate taxes to be made by the Hollidaysburg Area School District real estate tax collectors who shall set forth on all notices regarding the payment of school real property taxes in installments and the dates on which such payments are due be set forth on the tax notice sent to all real estate taxpayers of the Hollidaysburg Area School District.

  1. Transfer of Student Activity Funds: Multiple Accounts

Per Board Policy 618, Student Activity Fund Control, the board is being asked to approve the following Student Activity transfers:

  1. All remaining funds in the Class of 2021, account #01, to the Class of 2022, account #02.  The dollar amount is to be determined after the account has been audited. 
     
  2. Class of 2020, account #20, grants approval to use the remaining funds to purchase food, decorations, and DJ for the senior class formal to be held in July or August, 2020 and a time capsule. 

*All remaining funds in the Class of 2020 after these expenses have been paid will be transferred to the Class of 2021, account #21 with the dollar amount to be determined after the account has been audited.

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

  1. Athletic Ticket Prices for 2020-2021

Recommended Action

Administration is recommending approval of the 2020-2021 athletic ticket prices.

2020-2021

ATHLETIC TICKET PRICES

 

SEASON PASSES

ALL SPORT PASSES

 

        STUDENT (Grades 1-6)  . . . . . . . . . . . $20     (MUST be accompanied by an adult)

        STUDENT (Grades 7-12). . . . . . . . . . . $25

        ADULT   . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...$60

 

INDIVIDUAL SPORT PASSES

  Football

$20   

$5 Decrease

(1 less home game)       

  Football Adult General Admission (Purchase with

  Reserved Seat only)

$  5

 

  Volleyball

$25

$10 Increase

(4 more home games)          

  Boys’ Soccer

$30 

same as 2019-2020

  Girls’ Soccer

$25

Same as 2019-2020

  Boys’ Basketball

$30

Same as 2019-2020

  Girls’ Basketball

$30

Same as 2019-2020

  Swimming

$20

$10 Decrease

(4 less home meets)

  Wrestling

$20

Same as 2019-2020

 

INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICES

 

  ADULT   

STUDENT       

  Varsity Sports:

  Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Wresting, Swimming 

$5

   **$3 in advance, $5 at gate     

  Junior Varsity Sports:  Football

$4

$3

  Junior High Sports:  Football, Basketball, Wrestling

$3

$2


**All varsity football tickets sold at the gate are $5.00.  Student tickets are sold for $3.00 in advance only at the Junior High, Senior High and Athletic Office.

 

Football Season Reserved Seats

  Varsity Football:  $6.00 / seat x 5 games **

$3 ($5 decrease)

1 less home game)

  Optional Add On:  General Admission Pass to JV and JH  games

$ 5

 

** Unsold reserved seat tickets are sold for $6.00 the day of the game.

 

  1. Budget Presentation #6 Revenues

Information

Mrs. Socie and Mrs. Baker will present the Proposed 2020-2021 Revenues.

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. BH-Works (Behavioral Health-Works Screening Program)

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea 

Administration of Behavioral Health-Works Screening for 8th Grade Students during the 2020-21 school year will be presented by Dr. Endler. 

  1. Penn State University for the REDI/Head Start Research Project

Discussion, Information

The Head Start REDI project is a Penn State University developmental research study targeting the promotion of specific school readiness skills in the domains of social-emotional development and cognitive development funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 

This year, the project is following the progress of participating children in 7th or 11th grade in the Hollidaysburg Area School District. In this follow-up study, we are evaluating the extent to which preschool enrichments can enhance the long-term school success of students, particularly those from low-income families. Parents have granted permission for their son/daughter to participate.

Admin Content

http://csc.la.psu.edu/research/projects/head-start-redi

 

  1. Request to Establish New Student Activity Accounts

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

Per Board Policy 618, Student Activity Fund Control:

New Student Activity:

Scholastic Quiz Team - JH, No. 48 

Purpose: Students try out and are placed on teams.  Those teams compete against teams from school districts across Blair and Bedford Counties.  The top 2 teams qualify and compete at nationals

New Student Activity:

Math Counts - JH, No. 77

This is an educational academic math competition team.  Students must qualify to participate. HAJHS Math Counts team competes against middle school teams from school district in the Blair Chapter.  If the team/students qualifies to advance to the state MATHCOUNTS competition, they will then compete against students from across the state of Pennsylvania.  Students could possibly advance to the national MATHCOUNTS competition.

New Student Activity:

Class of 2023 - No. 03

The Class of 2023 will be established due to the Class of 2020 members graduating.  The Class of 2023 will plan activities for the members (for example:  class trip, lock-in, selecting graduation announcements, etc.)
 

New Student Activity:

Foot of Ten Reading Club - No. 49

To instill a love of reading for pleasure while at the same time developing both literal and inferential comprehension skills.

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions. 

Approve Hire

James Shiring

Math Teacher - TCHJHSMATH07

JH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 16, $45,560

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Colleen Murphy

Math Teacher - TCHJHSMATH01/TCHSHSMATH01

JH/SH

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 17, $42,710

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Erica Burger

Math Teacher - TCHJHSMATH02

JH

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 15, $46,410

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Sydney Figard

Special Education Teacher - TCHJHSSPEC01

JH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 17, $43,710

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Pamela Snyder

Special Education Teacher - TCHJHSSPEC10

SH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 15, $47,410

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Adam Walstrom

Librarian - TCHSHSLIBR01

SH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 15, $47,410

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Matthew Claar

Business Teacher - TCHJHSBSED03

JH/SH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 16, $45,560

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Christina Snyder

Health Room Assistant - HRAFOTHLTH01 to School Nurse CSN - TCHFKSNURS01

FKS

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 17, $42,710

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Sarah Metzger

English Teacher - TCHJHSENGL03

JH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 15, $47,410

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Lauren Basenback

English Teacher - TCHJHSENGL05

JH

20/21 SY

Masters Step 16, $45,560

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Taylor Oberdorf

English Teacher - TCHJHSREAD04

JH

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 17, $42,710

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Caleb McAdoo

Science Teacher - TCHSHSSCIE06

SH

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 17, $42,710

Teaching Staff Action

Approve Hire

Grace McKernan

Science Teacher - TCHSHSSCIE08

SH

20/21 SY

Bachelors Step 17, $42,710

Teaching Staff Action

Retirement

Kathy Benoit

Science Teacher - TCHSHSSCIE05

SH

July 31, 2020

 

Teaching Staff Action

Resignation

Connor Hunter

Math Teacher - TCHJHSMATH09

JH

End of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

Approve

Hully Hoover

C&I - TSI Team - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 5-13-20

Correction from 10 to 6 Hours @$26/hour

Teaching Staff Action

Approve

Rick Imler

C&I - TSI Team - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 5-13-20

Correction from 10 to 6 Hours @$26/hour

Teaching Staff Action

Approve

Cody Ebersole

Student Teaching - Secondary Social Studies with Travis Singer Fall 2020

JH

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Volunteer

Approve

Kimberly Theys

Student Teaching - Elementary Education with Christina Bracken Fall 2020

FOT

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Volunteer

Approve

Kimberly Shoop

Student Teaching - Elementary Education with Summer Carson Fall 2020

FKS

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Volunteer

Approve

Lyndzi Vaughn

Student Teaching - Elementary Education with Lizzy Martinsen Sagaites Fall 2020

CWL

2020/2021 SY

Saint Francis

Volunteer

Approve

Sarah Moyer

Student Teaching - Elementary Education with Krista Reid Fall 2020

CWL

2020/2021 SY

Mount Aloysius

Volunteer

Approve

Suzannah Cannon

Student Teaching - Summer ESY Program with Laura Koehle

FKS

2020/2021 SY

IUP

For Information Only - Current Employee

Approve

Jade Miller

Student Teaching - Summer ESY Program with Laura Koehle

JH

2020/2021 SY

IUP

For Information Only - Current Employee

Approve

Francine Endler

Volunteer

Dist

5/14/2020

 

Volunteer

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer - Appointments

 

  1. Treasurer for 2020-2021: Sherry Socie

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Sherry Socie to serve as Board Treasurer for a one year term effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

 

  1. Tax Collector for 2020-2021: Sherry Socie, Susan Baker and Blair County Tax Collection Bureau

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Sherry Socie, Susan Baker and the Blair County Tax Collection Bureau to serve as Tax Collector for a one year term effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

  1. Delinquent Tax Collector for 2020-2021: Sherry Socie, Susan Baker, Blair County Tax Collection Bureau, Credit Control Collections and Collection Service Center

 

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer - Appointments

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Sherry Socie, Susan Baker, Blair County Tax Collection Bureau, Credit Control Collections, and Collection Service Center to serve as Delinquent Tax Collector for a one year term effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

 

  1. Hearing Officer for Student Expulsions for 2020-2021: Terry W. Despoy, Esquire

  

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer - Appointments

 

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Terry W. Despoy, Esquire to serve as Hearing Officer for student expulsions for a one year term effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021  Cost: $175/hr. - no increase from 2019-2020  

  1. Solicitor for 2020-2021: Beard Legal Group

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

Appointment of Beard Legal Group, LLC. to serve as Solicitor for a one-year term effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 

Cost: $135/hr. - no increase from 2019-2020 

 

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Depositories for 2020-2021:

Per Board Policy 005, Organization:

The appointment of the following depositories effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021:

PA School District Liquid Asset Fund

PA Local Government Investment Trust

M&T Bank

First Commonwealth Bank

First National Bank of Pennsylvania

Reliance Bank

First Summit Bank

CNB Bank

  1. Policy Review

Information

  • Policy 230.1  Student Expenses for Conferences/Competitions

The board will review Policy 230.1 Student Expenses for Conferences/Competitions to discuss changes regarding funding of district-sponsored student club academic conferences/competitions.

  1. Appointment of Voting Delegates for the PSBA Delegate Assembly Meeting on Saturday, November 7, 2020

The governing body of the Hollidaysburg Area School District Board is entitled to appoint up to two voting delegates to participate in the PA Schools Board Association Delegate Assembly to be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020.  If appointed, these voting members of the Delegate Assembly will consider and act upon proposed changes to the PSBA bylaws, receive reports, receive the results of the election for officers and at-large representatives, consider proposals and adopt the legislative platform for the coming year, and conduct other Association business.

 

Responsibilities:

Voting delegates officially represent the entire school entity in the following ways:

  1. Receive reports from the PSBA president, chief executive officer, and treasurer.
  2. Receive the election results for PSBA leadershio, including Governing Board officers, At-large Representatives and Sectional Advisors.
  3. Consider proposals recommended by the PSBA Platform Committee and adopt the legislative platform for the coming year.
  4. Consider and act upon any proposed changes to the PSBA Bylaws.

 

  1. 2020-2021 Budget Discussion

Discussion

Mrs. Baker will present information concerning the 2020-2021 Budget.

  1. New Business

Discussion, Information

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




 Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Virtual Special Voting Meeting (Proposed Budget Adoption) - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  2. Meeting Opening 7:00pm
  3. Pledge to Flag
  4. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker
  5. Public Comment

Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Special Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board.
  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, May 06, 2020 at 6:00pm for personnel.  A Virtual Committee of the Whole Meeting (for budget discussion only) will take place immediately following this evening's Special Voting Meeting.  The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held as a Virtual Meeting.  All future meeting will be held virtually until further notice. Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to meetings:

 

Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting 

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 

Time:  7:00PM

 

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

 

  1. Contracts
  2. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contract is presented for approval:

 

  1. Project Agreement with Virtumencement effective May 6, 2020 to project completion for virtual graduation services for 2020.  Cost: $1,995
     
  2. Addendum #1 to Agreement with Wohler Construction, Inc. to change the effective start date of the Foot of Ten Elementary School Roof Replacement Project from June 2020 to May 11, 2020.  No Cost 
  1. 2020-2021 Proposed Budget

Section 687a1 of the PA school code requires school districts to adopt a 2020-2021 Proposed Final General Fund Budget 30 days prior to the adoption of the Final General Fund Budget.

 

The budget is scheduled to be approved on June 10, 2020. 

The Board will have the ability to review and make changes to the 2020-2021 Proposed General Fund Budget until final adoption in June.

Following tonight's approval of the 2020-2021 Proposed General Fund Budget the Board President will sign certifications to the Department of Education indicating the budget was prepared, presented and made available for public inspection on the appropriate PDE forms. 

The budget will be made available for public inspection and may be obtained as follows:

  1. via District website at www.tigerwires.com
  2. via phone 814-695-7431 leave a message with your name and phone number
  3. via written request sent to Hollidaysburg Area School District

                                             Susan M. Baker, Board Secretary

                                             405 Clark Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

 

  1. Resolution of Board of School Directors Establishing Fund Balance Policies as required by GASB 54

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

FUND BALANCE RESOLUTION

Fund balance measures the net financial resources available to finance expenditures of future periods.

The District’s Unassigned Capital Reserve Fund Balance will be maintained to provide the District with sufficient working capital and a margin of safety to address local and regional emergencies without borrowing. The Unassigned Capital Reserve Fund Balance may only be appropriated by resolution of the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District.

Fund Balance of the District may be committed for a specific source by formal action of the Board of School Directors of the Hollidaysburg Area School District. Amendments or modifications of the committed fund balance must also be approved by formal action of the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District.

In circumstances where an expenditure is to be made for a purpose for which amounts are available in multiple fund balance classifications, the order in which resources will be expended is as follows: restricted fund balance, followed by committed fund balance, assigned fund balance, and lastly, unassigned fund balance.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits the following portions of its June 30, 2020 Capital Reserve Fund balance as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of School Directors of Hollidaysburg Area School District recommits $400,000 from the Foot of Ten Roof Project Committed Fund Balance and transfers $400,000 to the Unassigned Capital Reserve Fund Balance.

  1. New Capital Reserve Project
  • 2019-2020 Capital Reserve Project:  

    Foot of Ten Roof Replacement: $407,000

 

  1. Resolution Authorizing Proposed Final Budget Display And Advertising and Per Capita Tax

RESOLVED, by the Board of School Directors of the Hollidaysburg Area School District, as follows:

The proposed Final Budget of the School District for the 2020-2021 fiscal year on form PDE 2028 as presented to the School Board shall be considered the proposed Final Budget of the School District for the 2020- 2021 fiscal year and shall be made available for public inspection after this date.

At least ten (10) days before the date scheduled for adoption of the Final Budget, the Secretary shall advertise Final Budget Notice and Per Capita Tax Notice in substantially the form as presented to the School Board. The Notice shall be advertised once in a newspaper of general circulation and shall be posted conspicuously at the School District offices.

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Policy Waivers

 The Administration recommends the board make a motion to modify the following board policies due to extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with said action to be made effective immediately and remain in effect until December 31, 2020 unless otherwise noted.

  • Requirements for induction into the National Honor Society (NHS) - The only qualifying requirement for sophomores and juniors during the 2019-2020 school year would be the academic requirement.  All other requirements would be waived.
     
  • Requirements for induction into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)  - The only adjusted requirement for the 2019-20 school year would be to have been involved in 1 school activity (not 2) in either 7th and/or 8th grade and to have been involved in 1 service activity (not 2) in either 7th and/or 8th grade. 
  1. Business, Computer, Instructional Technology Teacher/Cyber Learning Facilitator Proposal
  • The administration is asking for board approval to create this position to address increased enrollment in co-op placements and cyber academy enrollment.  No additional funding will be needed in the budget. 
  1. 2019-2020 School Calendar - REVISED

Per Board Policy 803 School Calendar, the administration recommends the approval of the 2019-2020 school calendar. (REVISED to reflect COVID-19 calendar changes.) 

  1. 2020-2021 School Calendar - REVISED

Per Board Policy 803 School Calendar, the administration recommends the approval of the 2020-2021 school calendar. (REVISED to reflect beginning of the year staggered entry for Kindergarten students - calendar changes.)

 

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

Approve Hire

Chandra Jandora

LTS; 3rd Grade Teacher

CWL

Effective 5/4/2020

$40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Create New Position

New Position

Cyber Learning Facilitator/Business Teacher

Dist

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

Eliminate Position

Elementary Teacher CWL

Elementary Teacher - TCHCWL01GR03

CWL

Effective end of 19/20 SY

Teacher Salary

Resign

Shane Reffner

Varisty Assistant Girls Soccer Coach

Dist

Effective 5/7/2020

 

Remove

Jessalyn Peterson

Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 5/14/2020

 

Information Only

Erin Eckhard

Office Para - ADPCWLAIDE01 to Building Secretary - SECCWLSECY02

CWL

Effective August 2020

$17.21 for 20/21 SY per AFSCME contract category 2A

Information Only

Brian Keagy

Principal - MGPFOTPRIN01 to Principal - MGPCWLPRIN01

CWL

Effective July 1, 2020

As per Act 93 Agreement for Management

 

  1. President's Report /Dr. Sommer

 

  1. New Business
  2. Adjourn to Committee of the Whole / Dr. Sommer

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole - Budget Discussion (Immediately Following Special Voting Meeting)

  1. Meeting Opening

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker
  3. Business Office Report/ Mrs. Baker

 

  1. 2020-2021 Budget Presentation #5
  • General Fund Remaining Expenditures
  • Food Service Revenues/Expenditures
  • Capital Reserve Funding Discussion
  1. President's Report /Dr. Sommer

 

  1. New Business

 

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

 

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Virtual Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting - 7:00PM

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Public Comment

 Ronald Sommer, Board President

  • Welcome to Hollidaysburg Area School District's Virtual Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting
  • Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.
     
  • Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.
     
  • Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.
     
  • The Public Comment section of the agenda is for comment only.  Dialogue and questions will not be entertained.
     
  • To make public comment, please call 814-693-3820 during the Public Comment section of the agenda.
     
  • If you are experiencing connection difficulties, please contact tech support at 814-201-6687
     
  • As an alternative to public comment, you may email the Superintendent, Robert Gildea at robert.gildea@hasdtigers.com who will forward your comments to the entire board. 
  1. Student Representative Reports

**Student Representative reports will not be presented during COVID-19 Virtual Board Meetings.  Student Representative reports will resume when schools re-open and return to regular operating schedules.

 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements:

The board met in executive session Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 6:00pm for personnel.

The following meetings will be held as Virtual Meetings until further notice.  Please visit www.tigerwires.com for updates to these meetings.

 

Physical Plant Committee

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Time:  5:00pm 

 

Special Voting Meeting (Proposed Budget Adoption)

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 

Time:  7:00PM 

 

Committee of the Whole (Budget Discussion Only) immediately following the Special Voting Meeting

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 

 

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for March, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Report

March 31, 2020 Treasurer's Reports

 

GENERAL FUND

$  2,105,142.98  Receipts

$  7,612,840.89  Total Disbursements 

$10,431,589.54  Ledger Balance

 

TRUST FUND

$        80.92 Total Receipts

$      750.00 Total Disbursements

$ 53,984.94  Ledger Balance

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$250,560.39 Total Receipts

$197,191.65 Total Disbursements

$567,385.36 Ledger Balance

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$  22,269.87 Total Receipts

$  19,758.31 Total Disbursements

$117,564.17 Ledger Balance

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     1,093.26 Total Receipts

$            0.00 Total Disbursements

$ 737,466.90 Ledger Balance

 

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$           1.17 Total Receipts

$           0.00 Total Disbursements

$       792.84 Ledger Balance

 

PAYROLL FUND

$1,930,376.27 Total Receipts

$1,907,952.88 Total Disbursements

$     69,288.32  Ledger Balance

 

SH STUDENT STORE

$  9,039.68 Total Receipts

$     955.35 Total Disbursements

$19,426.78 Ledger Balance

 

  1. List of Payments

 MARCH 31, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS 

GENERAL FUND

$5,273,611.69    Total Payments (Check numbers 160871-161085) 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$115,151.96   Total Payments (Check numbers 23087-23099)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$  19,723.31   Total Payments (Check numbers 22982-23031)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$        -0-   Total Payments (Check numbers)

PAYROLL FUND

$     80,774.02     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261460-261482)

$1,827,178.86      ACH Disbursements

$1,907,952.88         Total Payments 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$         955.35 Total Payments (Check numbers 1025-1026) 

TRUST FUND

$         750.00 Total Payments (Check number 531)

  

  1. Investment Portfolio

2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$6,717,775 Total Invested with 27 Financial Institutions

$   230,196 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

2019-2020 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

GENERAL FUND 

$38,488,518.88 Revenues

$33,218,393.22 Expenditures

 

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     245,163.86 Revenues

$     815,472.01 Expenditures

 

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  1,209,117.87 Revenues

$  1,180,769.96 Expenditures

 

TRUST FUND

$      851.39 Revenues

$   3,000.00 Expenditures

 

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$  23,194.70 Revenues

$    8,699.89 Expenditures

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

 

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

 

  1. Budget Transfers

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF MARCH 5, 2020 - APRIL 8, 2020

 

$     62,928   General Fund

$          -0- Food Service Fund

$       3,700 Capital Reserve Fund

  

  1. Food Service for February, 2020

 2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING FEBRUARY 2020

$    7,000.45  February Net Profit

$  17,149.13  Year-to-Date Net Profit

$942,498.20  Assets

$942,498.20  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  

  1. Senior High Student Store for February, 2020

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING FEBRUARY 2020 

$   895.19        February Net Profit

$5,998.96        Year-to-Date Net Profit 

$11,696.09      Assets

$11,696.09      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office / Mrs. Baker
  2. Contracts:

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Agreement with Peer Star, LLC. effective April 15, 2020 to interact collaboratively to ensure the services and interventions are provided to mutual consumers  No Cost
     
  2. Amendment with Diligent Corporation effective April 15, 2020 through June 30, 2020 for access to BoardDocs Plus Cost: Free upgrade due to COVID-19
     
  3. Agreement with Scotch Valley Country Club effective April 1, 2020 for Hollidaysburg Area School District to use Scotch Valley Country Club as its off-site facility for practices and PIAA contests  Cost: $3,000/yr.
     
  4. EdInsight Agreement Amendment with OnHand Schools, Inc. effective March 1, 2023 through June 30, 2023 to establish a new expiry date for the initial term and to add an extension period of four (4)months following the initial term.  Cost:  $6,289
     
  5. Agreement with CAMCO Physical and Occupational Therapy, LLC. effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2022 to provide physical and occupational therapy to exception children  Cost: $60/hr.
     
  6. Memorandum of Understanding for a Transportation Procedures Agreement and a Transportation Plan with The County of Blair, on behalf of Blair County Children, Youth and Families effective April 15, 2020 to April 15, 2023 to provide transportation for district students in foster care. This agreement is required by the Every Student Succeeds Act. Transportation costs to be reimbursed by CCYA. 
  1. Bid Award

Per Board Policy 610, Purchases Subject to Bid/Quotation, the following bid award is recommended:

 

Award District-wide Trash Removal and Recycling Bid to:

  • Burgmeier's Hauling, Inc. for the 2020-2021 school year
    Cost:  $66,084
  1. Budget Request
  • Request to use Replacement Hardware Budget to purchase Meraki Licensing and Support
    Cost:  $45,912
  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

  1. Flat Rate Occupation Tax Resolution

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hollidaysburg Area School District, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, that temporary deadlines for the filing of Flat Rate Occupation Tax be established as follows:

 

  1. The payment deadline for 2019 Flat Rate Occupation Tax under the Hollidaysburg Area School District are to be consistent with the temporary payment deadlines established by the Internal Revenue Service and will be July 15, 2020;
     
  2. Any payment made for the 2019 Flat Rate Occupation Tax consistent with the newly established Internal Revenue Service deadline of July 15, 2020 will not accrue penalty and interest. Taxpayers shall be liable for penalty and interest for incorrect returns consistent with past practices of the Hollidaysburg Area School District.
  1. The extended payment deadline will not apply to delinquent taxes or delinquent returns for years prior to 2019 or to Local Services Tax or District fees.
  1. The Hollidaysburg Area School District may adjust its filing and payment deadlines without further resolution should the Internal Revenue Service make further adjustments, consistent with past practices. Said adjustments will be posted on the Hollidaysburg Area School District website.

  

  1. Budget Presentation No. 4: Benefits

Information

Presenter: Mrs. Baker

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Continuity of Education Plan
  • Superintendent Robert Gildea will discuss the district's Continuity of Education plan. Each school district in the commonwealth, as per Act 13, is required to submit an educational plan that has been put in place for the duration of the coronavirus school closure that will ensure all students are receiving the best education possible in an online platform. 
  1. Policy Waivers

The Administration recommends the board make a motion to modify the following board policies due to extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with said action to be made effective immediately and remain in effect until December 31, 2020 unless otherwise noted.

  • Policy 213-R Grading of Student Progress -  Grades for all subjects for the fourth marking period of the 2019-20 school year will be noted as pass/fail with a score of 70%  or higher considered passing and scores below 70% considered failing.  In addition, as per administrative procedures, there will be no honor roll for the fourth marking period and scheduling requirements for the  2020-2021 school year would be determined by grades earned during the first, second and third marking periods of the 2019-20 school year.
     
  • Policy 214 - Class Rank - As a result of the 2019-2020 4th marking period grades being noted as pass/fail, the 2019-2020 4th MP grades will NOT count toward a student's class rank.
     
  • Policy 217 - Graduation - The graduation project for the Class of 2020 would be removed as a requirement in addition to the requirement to pass the Keystone Exam(s) or locally designed assessment.
     
  • Requirements for induction into the National Honor Society (NHS) - The only requirement for seniors (class of 2020) would be the academic requirement. All other requirements would be waived.  
  1. Graduation Proposal

Per policy 217 "Graduation", the administration is requesting board approval of a prom and graduation ceremony plan that presents multiple alternate dates throughout the subsequent months following the projected end of the 2019-2020 school year to adjust to current social distancing and travel bans related to the coronavirus.  

  1. Summer School Update
  2. Curriculum and Instruction Projects 2019-2020 Updates

Per Board Policy 105 Curriculum Development, updated Curriculum and Instruction Projects for 2019-2020 are presented.

  1. Proposed Curriculum and Instruction Projects for 2020-2021

Per Board Policy 105 Curriculum Development, the attached Curriculum and Instruction Projects for 2020-2021 are presented for approval. 

  1. Request for New Student Activity

Per Board Policy 618, Student Activity Fund Control: 

New Student Activity:

Junior High Reading Competition Team, No. 34   

Purpose: To promote teamwork, long-range planning and literacy by providing students the opportunity to dialogue and test their knowledge about grade-level books they read, in addition to enhancing their reading strategies and skills. 

  1. Life Track Graduate Survey

Senior exit survey soliciting student views of our educational program as well as post graduate plans.

  1. Curriculum Guides

Per Board Policy 105 Curriculum Development, Policy 106, Guides for Planned Instruction and Policy 107 Adoption of Planned Instruction, the board will be asked to approve the following Curriculum Guides:

  • Elementary Library Curriculum Grades 4-6 
  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

NO

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

1

Approve

Justin Arthur

Remote Instruction, Elementary Website

Dist

March 21, 22, 28, 2020

3 days per diem

2

Approve Hire

Robert Johnson

LTS; Business

JH

Extend LTS assignment until teacher release

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

3

Approve New Position

Create New Position

School Resource Professional

Dist

Summer 2020 (Training), 20/21 SY

$20.49 19/20 SY

4

Approve Hire

Jaime Ziegler

PE and Health for Credit Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

5

Approve Hire

Jaime Ziegler

PE and Health Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

6

Approve Hire

Kim Theys

Math Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

7

Approve Hire

Mike Rawlins

Social Studies Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

8

Approve Hire

Paula Dull

Special Education Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

9

Approve Hire

Jason Clever

Science Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

10

Approve Hire

Carol Scarbro

English Summer Teacher

SH

Summer 2020

$26 per hour

11

Approve Hire

Alan Brown

Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

$90 per day

12

Approve

Lacy Frazier

Homebound Instruction for Student A. Z.

FKS

Effective Retroactive to 3/5/2020

$26 per hour up to 5 hours

13

Approve

Kay Shuma

Volunteer

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

14

Approve

Rhonda Socie

Volunteer

JH

Effective 4/16/2020

 

15

Remove

Lois Appleman

Substitute Certified Teacher Retired PSERS

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

16

Remove

Katheryn Mathias

Substitute Certified Teacher Retired PSERS

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

17

Remove

Kimberly Nicewander

Substitute Certified Teacher Retired PSERS

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

18

Remove

Rebekah Wood-Greenland

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

19

Remove

M. Elizabeth Thomas

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

20

Remove

Timothy Peuckert

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

21

Remove

Joshua Litzinger

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

22

Remove

Richard Hosey

Substitute IU08 Referal Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

23

Remove

Joseph Detwiler

Substitute IU08 Referal Teacher

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

24

Remove

Lester Campbell

Substitute Custodian

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

25

Remove

Chris Piper

Substitute Custodian

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

26

Remove

Salme-Deanna McAleer

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

27

Remove

Caitrin McCauliff

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

28

Remove

Grace Randsom

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

29

Remove

Jessica Tounkara

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

30

Remove

Christopher Koch

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

31

Remove

Lori Ventura

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

32

Remove

Torrey Powell

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

33

Remove

Kristen delGiudice

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 4/16/2020

 

34

Remove

Alicia Knab

Volunteer

SH

Effective 4/16/2020

 

35

Remove

Jessica Dunlap

Volunteer

SH

Effective 4/16/2020

 

36

Remove

Amber Claar

Volunteer

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

37

Remove

Jamie Barton

Volunteer

SH

Effective 4/16/2020

 

38

Remove

Sydney Fochler

Volunteer

SH

Effective 4/16/2020

 

39

Remove

Vitangelo Recchia

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

40

Remove

LeeAnn Aurandt

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

41

Remove

Carlos Weigering

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 4/16/2020

 

42

Information Only

Mallory Custead

English Teacher - TCHJHSREAD04 to English Teacher - TCHSHSENGL05

SH

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

  1. President's Report /Dr. Sommer

 

  1. First Reading of Policies

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a first reading:

POLICY NO.

POLICY NAME

    STATUS

 No. 335-Attach

  Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

  NEW (PSBA)

 No. 335-Attach-1

  FFCRA Poster

  NEW (PSBA)

 No. 626

  Federal Fiscal Compliance

  REVISED

 

  

  1. Second Reading of Policies

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a second reading:

 

POLICY NO.

POLICY NAME

    STATUS

  No. 335-Attach

  Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

 NEW (PSBA)

  No. 335-Attach-1

  FFCRA Poster

 NEW (PSBA)

  No. 626

  Federal Fiscal Compliance

  REVISED

 

  1. New Business

 

  1. Candidate List for the Award of a 2019-2020 Diploma

Per Board Policy 217 Graduation, the list of 2019-2020 candidates for the award of a diploma is being presented for board approval.

  1. Adjourn/Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 

 




Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Committee of the Whole/Voting - 7:00PM

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
SENIOR HIGH LIBRARY
1510 N. MONTGOMERY STREET
HOLLIDAYSBURG PA 16648

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Public Comment

Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.  Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.

Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting. 

  1. Student Representative Report

Per Board Policy 004.2-Student Representatives to the Board, the following Student Representatives will present reports:

Adam McCoy, Senior Representative

Travis Saylor, Junior Representative

  1. PSBA Update

Presentation

Erin Eckerd, Member Services Manager of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association will present a PSBA update and will answer any questions or respond to needs board members may have regarding the Required School Director Training or any other programs and services.

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

Information

The board met in executive session Monday, March 2, 2020 at 6:00PM for negotiations and Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 6:00PM for personnel and negotiations.

The Curriculum Committee will meet Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 5:00PM and the Policy Committee will meet Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 6:00PM in the Senior High Guidance Career Conference Room, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg, PA. 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors will be a Committee of the Whole/Voting meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 7:00PM in the Senior High Library, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg, PA.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

 

  1. RBC Capital Markets, LLC. / Henry Sallusti and Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP/Christopher Brewer

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS OF HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
(BLAIR COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA)


ADOPTED MARCH 11, 2020 
 

FORMAL ACTION CONSTITUTING A DEBT ORDINANCE UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT DEBT ACT AUTHORIZING THE INCURRING OF NON-ELECTORAL DEBT BY THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TWELVE MILLION DOLLARS ($12,000,000); COVENANTING TO PAY, AND PLEDGING ALL AVAILABLE TAXING POWER OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT FOR THE PAYMENT OF, THE BONDS; ESTABLISHING A SINKING FUND AND APPOINTING A SINKING FUND DEPOSITORY; FIXING THE FORM, MAXIMUM INTEREST RATES, MATURITY DATES AND OTHER PROVISIONS FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF; AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING A FILING OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; RATIFYING AND DIRECTING CERTAIN ACTIONS OF OFFICERS; AND MAKING CERTAIN OTHER COVENANTS AND PROVISIONS IN RESPECT OF THE BONDS. 

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for February, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

February 29, 2020 Treasurer's Reports

GENERAL FUND

$  2,992,150.98  Receipts

$  3,036,983.01  Total Disbursements 

$15,939,287.45  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$        75.82 Total Receipts

$      750.00 Total Disbursements

$ 54,654.02  Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  82,711.65 Total Receipts

$162,170.04 Total Disbursements

$514,016.62 Ledger Balance

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$  26,552.64 Total Receipts

$    5,664.57 Total Disbursements

$115,052.61 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     1,042.17 Total Receipts

$ 114,782.51 Total Disbursements

$ 736,373.64 Ledger Balance

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$  32,489.44 Total Receipts

$  32,488.20 Total Disbursements

$       791.67 Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$1,916,679.76 Total Receipts

$1,894,541.80 Total Disbursements

$     46,864.93  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$  2,541.77 Total Receipts

$  1,230.01 Total Disbursements

$11,342.45 Ledger Balance

  1. List of Payments

FEBRUARY 29, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

GENERAL FUND

$1,176,582.42    Total Payments (Check numbers 160643-160870)

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$ 80,741.74   Total Payments (Check numbers 23075-23086)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$   5,664.57   Total Payments (Check numbers 22971-22981)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$114,782.51   Total Payments (Check numbers 3445-3448)

PAYROLL FUND

$     80,667.66     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261422-261449)

$1,813,874.14      ACH Disbursements

$1,894,541.80         Total Payments 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$    1,230.01   Total Payments (Check numbers 1021-1024) 

TRUST FUND

$     750.00     Total Payments (Check number 530)

  1. Investment Portfolio

 2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

 

$6,718,476 Total Invested with 27 Financial Institutions

$   229,054 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

 2019-2020 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

GENERAL FUND 

$36,556,611.58 Revenues

$27,845,205.09 Expenditures

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     243,994.31 Revenues

$     815,472.01 Expenditures

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$  1,101,971.51 Revenues

$  1,023,820.68 Expenditure

TRUST FUND

$      770.47 Revenues

$   2,250.00 Expenditures

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$  14,164.86 Revenues

$    7,744.54 Expenditures

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income

  1. Budget Transfers

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 7, 2020 - MARCH 4, 2020

$     84,493   General Fund

$          -0- Food Service Fund

$          -0- Capital Reserve Fund

  

  1. Food Service for January, 2020

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING JANUARY 2020

$  (1,045.10)  January Net Profit/(Loss)

$  10,148.68  Year-to-Date Net Profit

$873,545.98  Assets

$873,545.98  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  1. Senior High Student Store for January, 2020

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING JANUARY 2020

$   723.62        January Net Profit

$5,103.77        Year-to-Date Net Profit

$10,891.70      Assets

$10,891.70      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Letter of Agreement with Alternative Community Resource Program (ACRP) Peer Support Services effective March 11, 2020 through March 10, 2021 to establish an agreement for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with agencies which serve the human service needs of the community.  No Cost

 

  1. School Visit Letter of Agreement with Jonathan Auxier, Author, effective May 6, 2020 through May 7, 2020 for two full-day Author Visits Cost:  $4,300
     
  2. Care Coordination Agreement with CenClear effective March 11, 2020 through March 20, 2021 to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with providers for human service needs  No Cost
     
  3. Agreement with Wohler Construction, Inc. (Contractor) and EADS Architects, Inc. (Architect) effective March 5, 2020 for Foot of Ten Elementary Roof Replacement Project and Notice of Award Cost: $407,000
     
  4. Memorandum of Understanding with Follett Book Fairs/ESign Disclosures and Consent effective March 13, 2020 through March 21, 2020 to partner with Charles W. Longer Elementary, Foot of Ten Elementary and Frankstown Elementary Schools to provide a Book Fair for staff, students and their families.  Cost:  Paid by parents and others who shop at any of the book fairs 
  1. Blair County Tax Claim Bureau Repository Bid
  • Accept bid from UMH Sales & Finance, Inc. for Map# 02.00-12..-041.00-165 in the amount of $100  
  1. Student Activity Fundraiser Change

Per Board policy, 229 - District Fund Raising the following fundraiser is presented for approval:

Student Activity Fundraisers:

Student Council #73

Four Diamonds Mini-THON

Expected profit: $3,500

Change in date from:  

                February through April, 2020 to February through May, 2020

  

  1. Appalachia IU08 2020-2021 General Operating Budget and Resolution

The Appalachia IU08 2020-2021 General Operating Budget totals $4,862,058.24  for both revenues and expenditures representing a 13% decrease.

Hollidaysburg Area School District's contribution for the 2020-2021 school year will increase $293 to $16,031.

This budget is for IU8 operations only.  The operation of the IU8 special education and non-public programs are funded through a variety of other IU8 separate budgets.

  1. Election of Appalachia IU08 Board Members for 2020-2021

The Hollidaysburg Area School District shares an IU8 board member seat with Williamsburg-Community School District on a two-year rotating basis.

The Nominees are:

  • Region I     Bellwood-Antis and Tyrone Area:
                        Kathy Burch, Bellwood-Antis
     
  • Region IV    Altoona Area:
                        Ron Johnston, Altoona Area
     
  • Region VII   Conemaugh Valley, Ferndale Area and Forest Hills
                        Stephen Thompson, Ferndale Area
     
  • Region IX    Central Cambria, Penn Cambria and Portage Area
                        Kathy Hough, Portage Area 
  1. Budget Presentation No. 3: Payroll
  • Mrs. Baker will present 2020-2021 General Fund Payroll Budget.
  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Research Project

The purpose of this study is to examine one school district music department’s inclusive practices, musical opportunities, and community collaboration and responsiveness as perceived by the school district community at large.  

  1. Donations
  2. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea 

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donations:

Conemaugh Nason Hospital:  $250

Donation presented by Timothy Harclerode, Chief Executive Office, Conemaugh Nason Hospital

*The money will be used for Fuel Up to Play 60 Program supervised by Betsy Snyder, Food Service Director.

Tom Shaffer, Territory Sales Manager, Virco, Inc.:

Donation of a Zuma Series Choose to Move (C2M) Model Chair to help students with sensory needs.

  1. 2020 Summer School Program

Per Board Policy 124 Summer School, the administration recommends the approval of the 2020 Summer School Program.

  1. 2020-2021 Assessment Options

Per Board Policy 127 Assessment System, approval is being requested of district-wide assessments that are routinely used within the Hollidaysburg Area School District.

  1. Personnel

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

Approve Hire

Matthew Hale

LTS; Elementary Special Education

FOT

Retroactive from 3/4/2020 through March 31

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Approve Hire

Benjamin Baker

HVAC Maintenance Worker - MAFJHSCUST02

Dist

Effective upon release from current employer

$20.45/hour 19/20 Rate

Resignation

Francine Endler

Assistant Superintendent - SEPADMSUPT01

Dist

Effective 6/30/2020

Terms per Employment Contract

Retirement

Timothy Gildea

Principal - MGPCWLPRIN01

CWL

Effective June 30, 2020

Terms per Wage Benefit Agreement Management Employees 7-1-16 to 6-30-2021

Retirement

Laura Frederick

Teacher - TCHSHSENGL05

SH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Resignation

Terry Diehl

3rd Shift Custodian - CUFJHSCUST06

JH

Effective 3/6/2020

 

Approve Hire

Kevin McCloskey

Science Department Chair

SH

Effective 20/21 SY

$2,624.65 19/20 Rate - 20/21 Rate TBD

Approve Hire

Linda Hilling

Business Department Chair

SH

Effective 20/21 SY

$2,624.65 19/20 Rate - 20/21 Rate TBD

Approve Abolish Position

Abolish Position

Full Time Custodian - CUFCWLCUST01

CWL

Retroactive to 11/20/19

 

Approve MOU

MOU for retirement of Laura Frederick

 

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

Connor Hunter

C & I - Math 7 & 8 Enrichment

JH

Effective 3-11-2020

up to 2 Hours @ $26/hr

Approve Hire

Cheryl K. Feathers

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

$90 per day

Approve Hire

Daniel Isenberg

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

$90 per day

Approve Hire

Ralph (Wayne) Wolfe

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

$90 per day

Approve Hire

Autumn Wertz

IU08 Referral Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

$90 per day

Approve Hire

Alan Beck

Guest Substitute Teacher

Dist.

Effective 3/12/2020

$90 per day

Approve Hire

Jessica Rabuck

Substitute Food Service

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

$9.25 per hour

Approve

Julie Bowser

Extra Hours for Sports Physicals

SH

Retroactive to 2/19/2020

3.5 Hours at $26 per hour

Approve

Tina Beatty

Extra Hours for Sports Physicals

SH

Retroactive to 2/19/2020

3.5 Hours at regular $16.52 per hour

Approve

Susan Plummer

Special Education Teacher

FOT

2/17/2020 - 2/25/2020

2.5 Hours Special Pay - IEP paperwork for teacher on leave

Approve

Sara Olechovski

Special Education Teacher

FOT

2/15/2020 - 2/28/2020

6 Hours Special Pay - IEP paperwork for teacher on leave

Approve

Carol Scarbro

Homebound Instruction -
A. Z.

SH

Retroactive to 2/24/2020

5 hours per week at $26 per hour

Approve

Erin Yeager

Homebound Instruction - A.D.

JH

Effective retroactive to 2/11/2020

5 hours per week at $26 per hour

Approve Hire

Robert Burkey

Assistant JH Girls Track Coach

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

$2,326.03 per
Schedule D

Approve Hire

Ashley Young

Head Varsity Cheerleading Advisor

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

$5,928.71 per
Schedule D

Approve

Mary Reffner

Winter Game Worker

Dist

Effective 2/3/2020

Game Worker Rates

Approve

Kalla Boyer

Volunteer

FOT

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

Amber Creamer

Volunteer

CWL

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

Rodney Ingram

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

Erin McCloskey

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

James E. Miller Jr.

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

John Reams

Volunteer

FOT

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Approve

Amy Sweeney

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Heather Merriman

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

David Slocum

Volunteer

CWL

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Elizabeth Sease

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Debbie McCullough

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Timothy Hatajik

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Amy Lowey

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Vicky Dubrow

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Lori Alexy

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

William Alexy

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Arlene Kuntz

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Monica Luther

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Nicole McIntyre

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Tina Barton

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Brenda McGregor

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Renee Spade

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Susan Harding

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Shannon Morris

Volunteer

JH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Melinda Fleck

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Julie Pohar

Volunteer

SH

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Jessica Dodson

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Catherine Harker

Volunteer

 

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Rebecca Bouchard

Volunteer

 

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Remove

Victoris Dubrow

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 3/12/2020

 

Resign

William Myers

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Information Only

Sue Benson

Secretary 193 Days - SECCWLSECY02 to Secretary 260 Days - SEFSHSSECY06

SH

Effective 9/1/2020

2A G1 Rate for 20/21 SY - $17.21/hour

Information Only

Stephanie Short

SH Autistic Support - TCHJHSSPEC10 to JH Special Education - TCHJHSSPEC01

JH

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

Information Only

Samantha Kinley

SH/JH Split Math Teacher - TCHJHSMATH01/TCHSHSMATH01 to SH Math Teacher - TCHSHSMATH06

SH

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary


Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

  1. Technology Plan Presentation

Justin Arthur, Director of Technology will give a 5-year Technology Plan Presentation

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Second Reading of Policies

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a second reading:

 

Policy Number

Name

Status

  Policy 004

  Membership

REVISED

  Policy 008

  Administrative Organization Chart

REVISED

  Policy 114

  Gifted Education 

REVISED

  Policy 200

  Enrollment in District

REVIEWED-NO CHANGES

  Policy 200-AR

  Enrollment in District

 REVISED

  Policy 201

  Admission of Students

REVISED

  Policy 204

  Attendance

REVISED

  Policy 208

  Withdrawal from School

REVISED

  Policy 209

  Health Examinations/Screenings

REVISED

  Policy 233

  Suspension and Expulsion

REVISED

  Policy 304-AR

  Hiring Procedures

REVISED

  Policy 333

  Professional Development

REVISED

  Policy 626

  Procurement Attachment

REVISED

  Policy 705

  Facilities and Workplace Safety

 REVISED

  Policy 709

  Building Security

REVISED

  Policy 805

  Emergency Preparedness and Response

 REVISED

  Policy 805.1

  Relations with Law Enforcement

  Agencies

REVISED

  Policy 805.3

  School Security Personnel

NEW

  Policy 808

  Food Service

REVISED

  Policy 808-AR

  Payment of School Meal Accounts

 REVISED

  Policy 906

  Public Complaints

REVIEWED-NO CHANGES

  Policy 906-Attach

  AEDY Local Complaint Form

 REVISED

  Policy 906-Attach

  AEDY State Complaint Form

 REVIEWED-NO CHANGES

 

  1. Second Reading of Policies for Deletion

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policy is presented for deletion on a second reading:

Policy Number

Name

Status

  Policy 201-AR

  Entry/Re-Entry Procedure for Resident Students

DELETING

 

  

  1. Resolution for Charter School Funding Reform

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Hollidaysburg Area School District School Board calls upon the General Assembly to meaningfully revise the existing flawed charter school funding systems for regular and special education to ensure that school districts and taxpayers are no longer overpaying these schools or reimbursing for costs the charter schools do not incur. We, along with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, are advocating for substantial change.

  1. New Business

Information

  • 2019-2020 Capital Reserve Project:

           Varsity baseball field fencing

           Quote from Craig Fencing, Inc. Commercial Specialists 

           District share: Base price $3,170

           Golden Tiger Baseball Booster Club share: Extra cost for upgrading to the black fence $515

           Total Cost: $3,685

  • Donation:

    Golden Tiger Baseball Booster Club: $515 to pay for the upgrade from galvanized fencing to black fencing for the baseball field dugout fencing project.
  1. Adjourn
  2. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 



Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Committee of the Whole/Voting - 7:00PM

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
SENIOR HIGH LIBRARY
1510 N. MONTGOMERY STREET
HOLLIDAYSBURG PA 16648

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer 
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Public Comment

Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.  Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.

Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.

  1. Title I Recognition

Foot of Ten Elementary School was designated as a Title I Distinguished School for the 2019-20 school year.  They were recognized as a school that was in the top 5% for Growth in the two most recently completed academic years.   

  1. Student Representative Report

Per Board Policy 004.2-Student Representatives to the Board, the following Student Representatives will present reports:

Adam McCoy, Senior Representative

Travis Saylor, Junior Representative 

  1. Committee Reports

Board member, Doug Stephens will present a report from the January 22, 2020 Policy Committee Meeting with recommendations. 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements

The board met in executive session Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm for personnel.

The Athletic Committee will meet Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in the Senior High Guidance Career Conference Room, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg, PA. 

The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors will be a combined Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior High Library, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg, PA.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. RBC Capital Markets, LLC Engagement Letter and Disclosures

The board is being asked to confirm RBC Capital Markets, LLC for the engagement as sole underwriter or bank loan agent for a proposed Series of 2020 General Obligations Bonds to finance the refinancing of the District's Series 2015 A and B Bonds and fund district-wide Capital Projects. The confirmation is pursuant to the securities and exchange Commission's Municipal Advisor Rule and to provide certain disclosures as required by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, Rule G-17 and the Securities Exchange Commission's Municipal Advisor Rules (MA Rules) which provide for certain exemptions which permit an underwriter to provide advice and recommendations to a municipal entity. This will fulfill RBC Capital Markets, LLC's requirement pursuant to the rules to seek the District's written acknowledgment they have received these documents.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS NON-BINDING.

  1. Engagement Letter for Bond Counsel Services

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP is being recommended to represent the Hollidaysburg Area School District as Bond Counsel pending board approval to move forward refinancing the 2015 Bond Series A & B.

  1. Minutes:

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following minutes are presented for approval:

December 11, 2019 Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

January 22, 2020 Policy Committee Meeting

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for January, 2020

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

January 31, 2020 Treasurer's Reports

GENERAL FUND

$  1,611,959.01  Receipts

$  3,982,599.95  Total Disbursements 

$15,984,119.48  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$     840.70  Total Receipts

$     750.00  Total Disbursements

$ 55,328.20  Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$162,775.45 Total Receipts

$141,161.06 Total Disbursements

$593,475.01 Ledger Balance

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$  23,368.87 Total Receipts

$  13,261.34 Total Disbursements

$  94,164.54 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     1,382.31 Total Receipts

$        -0- Total Disbursements

$ 850,113.98 Ledger Balance 

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$467,541.02 Total Receipts

$467,453.15 Total Disbursements

$       790.43 Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$1,847,407.49 Total Receipts

$1,902,704.27 Total Disbursements

$     24,726.97  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$  2,707.31 Total Receipts

$  1,870.33 Total Disbursements

$10,030.69 Ledger Balance

 

  1. List of Payments

JANUARY 31, 2020 LIST OF PAYMENTS

 

GENERAL FUND

$2,188,132.98    Total Payments (Check numbers 160244-160642)

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$ 62,933.40   Total Payments (Check numbers 23060-23074)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$ 13,261.34   Total Payments (Check numbers 22956-22970)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$    -0-         Total Payments (Check numbers)

PAYROLL FUND

$     81,172.73     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261387-261414)

$1,821,531.54      ACH Disbursements

$1,902,704.27         Total Payments 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$    1,870.33   Total Payments (Check numbers 1016-1019) 

TRUST FUND

$     750.00     Total Payments (Check number 525)

  1. Investment Portfolio

2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

$6,467,130 Total Invested with 26 Financial Institutions

$   217,741 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

 2019-2020 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

GENERAL FUND 

$33,850,833.69 Revenues

$24,288,341.14 Expenditures

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     242,831.30 Revenues

$     700,689.50 Expenditures

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$     923,946.97 Revenues

$     858,027.47 Expenditures

TRUST FUND

$      694.65 Revenues

$   1,500.00 Expenditures

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$  11,665.44 Revenues

$    6,647.68 Expenditures

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income

  1. Budget Transfers

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF JANUARY 9, 2020 - FEBRUARY 6, 2020

$     170,076   General Fund

$          -0- Food Service Fund

$          -0- Capital Reserve Fund

 

  1. Food Service for December, 2019

 2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING DECEMBER 2019

$    6,263.53  December Net Profit

$  11,193.78  Year-to-Date Net Profit

$799,181.08  Assets

$799,181.08  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  1. Senior High Student Store for December, 2019

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING DECEMBER 2019

$   568.15        November Net Profit

$4,380.15        Year-to-Date Net Profit

$10,149.64      Assets

$10,149.64      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office / Mrs. Baker
  2. Contracts

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Novell School License Agreement for (1) Novell Open Workgroup Suite FTE School License effective May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021  Cost:  $12,495.00
     
  2. Fundraising Guidelines and Partnership Agreement with Four Diamonds Mini-THON effective February 13, 2020 through May 24, 2020 to support endeavors specifically in pediatric oncology patient care and research.  Approximate Revenue: $3,500 to be donated to Four Diamonds Mini-THON for funding pediatric cancer research at Penn State College of Medicine
     
  3. Rental Agreement with Grosh Backdrop and Drapery effective March 2, 2020 through March 9, 2020 for backdrop to support HACT's Production of Alice In Wonderland, Jr.  Cost:  $531
     
  4. Letter of Amendment with Juniata College effective February 22, 2020 through February 21, 2021, to specify the credit equivalent for dual enrollment courses No Cost
     
  5. Agreement with Paul Haber, School Psychologist effective February 13, 2020 through June 30, 2020 to complete special education evaluations and re-evaluations Cost: $1,100 per completed student evaluation
     
  6. Access to School District Security Video Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Blair effective February 12, 2020 through February 12, 2021 to work with law enforcement to share responsibility for school safety to ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff members.  No Cost
  1. Student Activity Fundraisers

 Per Board policy, 229 - District Fund Raising the following fundraisers are presented for approval:

 

Student Activity Fundraisers:

 

Student Council #73

Four Diamonds Mini-THON

Expected profit: $3,500

February through April, 2020

 

Junior Class, 2021  #01

Carnation Sale, Petermans Flowers

Expected Profit : $600

February 10-13, 2020

 

Senior High Scholastic Quiz Team #32

Beef Sticks, Smithmyers, Loretto PA

Expected Profit: $1,000

February 13-28, 2020

 

Apples & Pretzels, Appleicious, Carnegie, PA

Expected Profit: $800

March 23rd to April 6th, 2020

 

  1. Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Financial Statements and Auditor's Report on Basic Financial Statements for Year Ended June 30, 2019

Mr. Ken Snyder, GACTC Committee Chair will present a brief report on the 2019 GACTC audit report contents.

 

  1. Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center Auditor's Report on Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards Compliance and Internal Control for Year Ended June 30, 2019

Mr. Ken Snyder, GACTC Committee Chair will present a brief report on the 2019 GACTC audit report contents regarding Federal awards.

 

  1. Annual Report of the Blair County Schools Health Consortium for Years Ended June 30, 2019 and 2018

The District participates in a self-funded Health Insurance consortium which includes most Blair county school districts.  The consortium purchases hospital, medical, and drug services as a group providing these services in the most cost effective manner.  The consortium is annually reviewed financially as evidenced by this report.

 

  1. Federal Program Budget Adjustments

Federal Program Budget Adjustments:

 

2019-2020 Budget:

2019-2020 IU8 Access Grant:  $1,341

2019-2020 IDEA-B Section 619: $2,324

2019-2020 Title II-Teacher In the Workplace $25,000

  1. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

 

  1. 2020-2021 Budget Presentation No. 2: Retirement

Information

Mrs. Baker will present the second 2020-2021 budget presentation on employee retirement costs and the district's long-range plan to fund retirement costs.

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Lead Levels in District Water

Discussion, Information

Mr. Nihart will present information concerning the Pennsylvania Department of Education's requirement to disclose and discuss the level of lead present in the District's drinking water as per Act 39 of 2018.

  1. Course Name Change

 Course Name Change:

New Name

Previous Name

CB Honors Astronomy    

CB Astronomy    

 

  1. Request to Establish New Student Activity Account

Per Board Policy 618, Student Activity Fund Control:

 

New Student Activity:

Little Aevidum - Foot of Ten Elementary, No. 27

Purpose: To teach our kids about the importance of supporting and caring for each other.

  1. Donations

Per Board Policy 702, Gifts, Grants and Donations, the board is being asked to approve the following donations:

Sherri and Tim Leach: 

Two chairs for use at the Senior High

Anonymous:

Small couch/loveseat for use at the Junior High

  1. Spring Sports Master Field Trip Schedule

Per Board Policies 230.1 Student Expenses for Conferences/Competitions and 121 Field Trips, the attached list of student field trips in excess of 150 miles, out of state, or overnight is submitted for approval. 

*The administration requests authorization for the Superintendent to approve additional trips as needed throughout the school year resulting from advancement in PIAA school sponsored sports playoffs. 

  1. Driver's Ed End of Course Skill Test and Driver Test Route

The district is requesting approval from the Department of Transportation to participate in the Driver Education End-of-Course Skill Test for the 2020-2021 school year.  This approval will continue to allow our PA certified driver's education teacher to administer driver's testing to obtain a PA Driver's License.

  1. Personnel

Per Board Policy 614 Payroll Authorizations, the board is asked to approve personnel actions.

NO

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

ACTION

1

Approve Hire

Chandra Jandora

LTS; Elementary Teacher

FKS

Effective March, 2020 through end of 19/20 SY

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Teaching Staff Action

2

Approve Hire

Kim Theys

LTS; Math Teacher

SH

Retroactive from 1/30/2020, through end of 19/20 SY

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Teaching Staff Action

3

Approve Hire

Lauren Basenback

LTS; English

SH

Extend LTS to end of 19/20 SY

$42,710 entry level teacher rate for full year substitutes

Teaching Staff Action

4

Approve Hire

John Albright

LTS; English Language Arts

JH

Retroactive from 2/5/2020 until approximately 3/30/2020

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Teaching Staff Action

5

Approve Hire

Robert Johnson

LTS; Business

JH

Retroactive from 2/6/2020 for approximately two months

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Teaching Staff Action

6

Resign

Eric Vandevander

HVAC Technician - MAFJHSCUST02

Dist

Effective 2/1/2020

 

Support Staff Action

7

Retirement

H. Jean Sinal

Teacher - TCHJHSSCIE06

JH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

8

Retirement

Mary Ann Moyer

Teacher - TCHSHSMATH06

SH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

9

Retirement

Rebecca Shoop

Secretary - SEFSHSSECY06

SH

Effective 8/31/2020

 

Support Staff Action

10

Approve

Linda Hilling

LTS; Business Department Chair

SH

Retroactive to 2/6/2020, for approximately two months

Prorated Stipend from $2,624.65 per Schedule C

Schedule C Action

11

Approve Tenure

Kelley Breene

Elementary Teacher

FOT

Effective 1/21/2020

 

Teaching Staff Action

12

Approve

Leona Engle

After School Detention

SH

Retroactive to 1/13/2020 and 1/27/2020

1 hour at $26 per hour

Teaching Staff Action

13

Approve

Ted Bloom

Homebound Instruction - R.B.

FOT

Effective retroactive to 1/9/2020

4 hours per week at $26 per hour

Teaching Staff Action

14

Approve

Sara Olechovski

Homebound Instruction - R.B.

FOT

Effective retroactive to 1/9/2020

1 hour per week at $26 per hour

Teaching Staff Action

15

Approve

Paula Dull

Homebound Instruction - E. A.

JH

Effective retroactive to 1/28/2020

5 hours per week at $26 per hour

Teaching Staff Action

16

Approve

Anglea Waibel

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

17

Approve

Elizabeth Martinsen

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

CWL

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

18

Approve

Christina Bracken

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

19

Approve

Misty Hewitt

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FKS

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

20

Approve

Sherry Desort

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FKS

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

21

Approve

Theresa Gille

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

CWL

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

22

Approve

Justin Clark

C & I - Elementary Social Studies Committee

FKS

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

23

Approve

Kristie Wissinger

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

CWL

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

24

Approve

Jackie Harris

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

25

Approve

Alyssa Carpenter

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

26

Approve

Tammy Stultz

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

FKS

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

27

Approve

Kris Smith

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

CWL

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

28

Approve

Blake Walter

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

29

Approve

Julie Smith

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

FKS

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

30

Approve

Terry Hartman

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 1 Hour @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

31

Approve

Andrew Aiken

C & I - Elementary Health Committee

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 1 Hour @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

32

Approve

Amanda Dutchcot

C & I - Elementary ELA Writing

FOT

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 3 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

33

Approve

Connie Tomassetti

C & I - Elementary ELA Writing

CWL

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 3 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

34

Approve

Kathleen Diehl

C & I - Elementary ELA Writing

FKS

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 3 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

35

Remove

Jarod Klausman

C & I - SWPB Senior High School

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

36

Remove

Mike Moore

C & I - SWPB Senior High School

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

37

Remove

Elaine Baney

C & I - SWPB Senior High School

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

38

Remove

Wendy Lieb

C & I - BH Works Junior High School

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

39

Remove

Jane Burkholder

C & I - BH Works Junior High School

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

40

Remove

Lori Capella

C & I - BH Works Junior High School

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

41

Approve

Leona Engle

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 2 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

42

Approve

Scott Sheehan

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

43

Approve

Mike Rawlins

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

44

Approve

Nicole Beauchamp

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 2 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

45

Approve

Melissa Jack

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

46

Approve

Mary Sue Scott

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 2 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

47

Approve

Christy James

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

48

Approve

Amanda Blanchetti

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

49

Approve

Dawn Eckenrode

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 6 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

50

Approve

Hully Hoover

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

51

Approve

Nichole Tewell

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

52

Approve

Rick Imler

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

SH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

53

Approve

Leigh Ann Craig

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

54

Approve

Robert Valeria

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

55

Approve

Michelle Galo

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

56

Approve

John Yogus

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

57

Approve

Erin Yeager

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

58

Approve

Greg Reese

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

59

Approve

Jill Hileman

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

60

Approve

Nicole Stouffer

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

61

Approve

Alysha Kachur

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

62

Approve

Samatha McDowell

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

63

Approve

Brock Porter

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

64

Approve

Kellie Hurd

C & I - Targeted School Improvement

JH

Effective 19-20 SY

up to 10 Hours @$26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

65

Approve

Rhonda Lamborn

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

1/14/2020 - 3/18/2020

30 hours extra pay for Bocce

Support Staff Action

66

Approve

Tracey Montgomery

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

Retroactive to 2/5/2020

2 hours extra pay for Bocce

Support Staff Action

67

Aprove Hire

Abigail Zeek

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

68

Approve Hire

Andrea Santella

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

69

Approve Hire

Thomas Bollman

Substitute Custodian

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

70

Resign

Susanne Brunelli

Substitute Teacher

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

71

Remove

Jordyn Platt

Substitute Teacher - IU08 Referral

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

72

Remove

Hanna Lacey

Substitute Teacher - IU08 Referral

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

73

Remove

Jade Miller

Substitute Teacher

Dist

2/13/2020

 

Substitute Action

74

Approve Hire

John Shuma

Assistant JH Softball Coach

JH

Effective 2/13/2020

$1,854.14 per Schedule D

Schedule D Action

75

Approve Hire

Paul Rowe

Pole Vault Coach

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

$2,785.90 per Schedule D

Schedule D Action

76

Resign

Patricia Sohmer

Head Varsity Cheerleading Advisor

SH

Effective 3/11/2020

 

Schedule D Action

77

Resign

Jill Rhoa

Cheerleading Advisor, 7th Grade

JH

Effective end of winter season

 

Schedule C Action

78

Resign

Alexa Ritchey

Student Council Advisor

CWL

20/21 SY

 

Schedule C Action

79

Approve Hire

Patty Freidenbloom

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

80

Resign

Sherry Adams

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

81

Resign

Raymond Baker

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

82

Resign

Robin Feathers

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

83

Resign

Dan Kurtz

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

84

Resign

Duane Steele

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

85

Resign

Amber Walk

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

86

Resign

Timothy Weir

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

87

Approve

Todd Banks

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

88

Approve

Sophia Dellinger

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

89

Approve

Jennifer Feathers

Volunteer - Athletics

JH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

90

Approve

Summer Lauber

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

91

Approve

Caitrin McCauliff

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

92

Approve

Jordan Mesoraco

Volunteer - Athletics

Dist

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

93

Approve

Rebecca Romagnino

Volunteer

FKS

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

94

Remove

Rachel Bowser

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

95

Remove

Mark Shawley

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

96

Remove

Amy Dell

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

97

Remove

Tisha McGinnis

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

98

Remove

David Routch

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

99

Remove

Sonya Vonada

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

100

Remove

Jeanette Betar

Volunteer

JH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

101

Remove

Melissa Reed

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

102

Remove

Makayla Williams

Volunteer

SH

Effective 2/13/2020

 

Volunteer Action

103

Information Only

Sonja Bihary

JH English Language Arts - TCHCWLREAD04 to Reading Specialist - TCHCWLREAD02

CWL

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

Teaching Staff Action

104

Information Only

Kathleen Shaffer

JH/SH Business Teacher - TCHJHSBSED03 to JH Business Teacher - TCHJHSBSED01

JH

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

Teaching Staff Action

105

Information Only

Bryan James

Special Education Teacher - TCHJHSSPEC09 to JH/SH Split Social Studies Teacher - TCHJHSHIST08/TCHSHSHIST01

JH/SH

Effective 20/21 SY

Teacher Salary

Teaching Staff Action

106

Information Only

Robert Roberts

Business Administrator

Dist

Change Effective Retirement to 2/15/2020 from 2/1/2020

 

 

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Statement of Rights, Waiver of Hearing and Agreement in the case of student ID# ending in 66
  2. 2020-2021 School Calendar

Per Board Policy 803 School Calendar, the administration recommends the approval of the 2020-2021 school calendar.

  1. First Reading of Policies

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policies are presented for approval on a first reading:

Policy

Name

Status

  Policy 004

  Membership

 REVISED

  Policy 008

  Administrative Organization Chart

 REVISED

  Policy 114

  Gifted Education

 REVISED

  Policy 200

  Enrollment in District

 REVIEWED - NO CHANGES

  Policy 200-AR

  Enrollment in District 

 REVISED

  Policy 201

  Admission of Students

 REVISED

  Policy 204

  Attendance

 REVISED

  Policy 208

  Withdrawal from School

 REVISED

  Policy 209

  Health Examinations/Screenings

 REVISED

  Policy 233

  Suspension and Expulsion

 REVISED

  Policy 304-AR

  Hiring Procedures

 REVISED

  Policy 333

  Professional Development

 REVISED

  Policy 626

  Procurement Attachment

 REVISED

  Policy 705

  Facilities and Workplace Safety

 REVISED

  Policy 709

  Building Security

 REVISED

  Policy 805

  Emergency Preparedness and Response

 REVISED

  Policy 805.1

  Relations with Law Enforcement

  Agencies

 REVISED

  Policy 805.3

  School Security Personnel

 NEW

  Policy 808

  Food Service

 REVISED

  Policy 808-AR

  Payment of School Meal Accounts

 REVISED

  Policy 906

  Public Complaints

 REVIEWED - NO CHANGES

  Policy 906-

  Attach

  AEDY Local Complaint Form

 REVISED

  Policy 906-

  Attach

  AEDY State Complaint Form

 REVIEWED - NO CHANGES

  

  1. First Reading of Policy for Deletion

Per Board Policy 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Regulations the following policy is presented for deletion on a first reading:

 

Policy 

Name

Status

 Policy 201-AR

  Entry-Re-Entry Procedure for Resident Students

 DELETING

 

  1. New Business
  2. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Information

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.

 




Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Committee of the Whole/Voting - 7:00PM

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
SENIOR HIGH LIBRARY
1510 N. MONTGOMERY STREET
HOLLIDAYSBURG PA 16648

  1. Meeting Opening 7:00pm

 

  1. Call to Order / Dr. Sommer
  2. Pledge to Flag 
  3. Roll Call / Mrs. Baker 
  4. Recognition

Mr. Fred Marschak will be recognized for his dedication and work regarding the Hollidaysburg Area School District planetarium. 

  1. Student Representative Report

Per Board Policy 004.2-Student Representatives to the Board, the following Student Representatives will present reports:

Adam McCoy, Senior Representative

Travis Saylor, Junior Representative 

  1. Public Comment

Any individual who wishes to address the Board is required to announce his or her name, address and group affiliation if appropriate.  Each individual speaker will have three (3) to five (5) minutes to address the board.   Public comment will consist of no more than 30 minutes overall per meeting.

 

  1. Board Member Recognition

 Students will address the board in honor of School Board Member Recognition Month:

 

  1. W. Longer
  • Zach Weimer 
  • Caleb Swaga

Foot of Ten

  • Jillian Sidney
  • Addison Basenback
  • Addison Smith
  • Crosby Denis

Frankstown

  • Sammi Heikinen
  • Clare Padamonsky
  • Alice Haslam
  • Alexa Hopp 

Junior High

  • Madeline Shanafelt

Senior High

  • Darrek Harshberger

 

  1. Business Office Report / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Announcements:

The board met in executive session Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 6:00pm for negotiations, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 6:00pm to 6:55pm for negotiations, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:15pm for negotiations and Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6:00pm for personnel and negotiations.

The Policy Committee will meet Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:00pm in the Guidance Career Conference Room of the Senior High School, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg PA.

The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be a combined Committee of the Whole and Voting Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior High Library, 1510 N. Montgomery Street, Hollidaysburg, PA.

All board meeting agendas are available for public viewing (3) days prior to each meeting date on BoardDocs.  BoardDocs web address is https://www.boarddocs.com/pa/hasd/Board.nsf. Interested parties should enter the public site.

  1. Minutes

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following minutes are presented for approval:

 

August 14, 2019 Special Voting Meeting

October 23, 2019 Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

November 20, 2019 Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting

December 4, 2019 Finance Committee Meeting

December 4, 2019 Reorganization/Special Voting Meeting 

  1. Business Office - Financial Reports for December 2019

 

  1. Treasurer's Reports

December 31, 2019 Treasurer's Reports

GENERAL FUND

$  4,056,131.87  Receipts

$  4,703,854.85  Total Disbursements 

$18,354,730.42  Ledger Balance

TRUST FUND

$        82.77 Total Receipts

$           -0- Total Disbursements

$ 55,237.50 Ledger Balance

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$144,721.06 Total Receipts

$144,116.16 Total Disbursements

$571,860.62 Ledger Balance

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

$  12,988.40 Total Receipts

$  18,558.89 Total Disbursements

$  84,057.01 Ledger Balance

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     1,254.70 Total Receipts

$        -0- Total Disbursements

$ 848,731.67 Ledger Balance

HEALTH SAVINGS FUND

$27,872.45 Total Receipts

$27,870.73 Total Disbursements

$     702.56  Ledger Balance

PAYROLL FUND

$1,931,391.88 Total Receipts

$1,909,064.34 Total Disbursements

$     80,023.75  Ledger Balance

SH STUDENT STORE

$1,604.62 Total Receipts

$   510.50 Total Disbursements

$9,193.71 Ledger Balance

 

  1. List of Payments

DECEMBER 31, 2019 LIST OF PAYMENTS

GENERAL FUND

$2,830,994.16    Total Payments (Check numbers 160006-160243)

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$ 60,056.72   Total Payments (Check numbers 23051-23059)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

$ 17,801.89  Total Payments (Check numbers 22938-22955)

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$    -0-         Total Payments (Check numbers)

PAYROLL FUND

$     80,265.17     Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Check numbers 261349-261381)

$1,828,799.17      ACH Disbursements

$1,909,064.34         Total Payments 

SH SCHOOL STORE

$      510.50   Total Payments (Check numbers 1014-1015) 

TRUST FUND

$   -0-     Total Payments (Check numbers)

  

  1. Investment Portfolio

 

2019-2020 INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

$6,442,898 Total Invested with 27 Financial Institutions

$   216,425 Total Invested in 4 Money Market Funds

  

  1. YTD Expenditures/Revenues

2019-2020 YEAR-TO-DATE REVENUES & EXPENDITURES

GENERAL FUND 

$32,373,466.55 Revenues

$19,859,526.77 Expenditures

CAPITAL RESERVE FUND

$     241,320.33 Revenues

$     700,689.50 Expenditures

FOOD SERVICE FUND

$     724,715.71 Revenues

$     713,463.09 Expenditures

TRUST FUND

$      603.95 Revenues

$   1,500.00 Expenditures

SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE

$    8,976.57 Revenues

$    4,777.35 Expenditures

STUDENT ACTIVITIES FUND

Net Balances are reflected in each Student Activity Account

PAYROLL FUND

Revenues & Expenses Net to Zero other than Interest Income 

  

  1. Budget Transfers

2019-2020 BUDGET TRANSFERS 

PERIOD OF DECEMBER 6, 2019 - JANUARY 8, 2020

 

$       82,351 General Fund

$          -0- Food Service Fund

$     534,954   Capital Reserve Fund

 

  1. Food Service for November, 2019

2019-2020 FOOD SERVICE FUND PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING NOVEMBER 2019

$    9,875.81  November Net Profit

$    4,930.25  Year-to-Date Net Profit

$807,271.94  Assets

$807,271.94  Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

  

  1. Senior High Student Store for November, 2019

2019-2020 SENIOR HIGH STUDENT STORE PROFIT/LOSS STATEMENT

PERIOD ENDING NOVEMBER 2019

$1,764.93      November Net Profit

$3,812.00      Year-to-Date Net Profit

$9,579.99      Assets

$9,579.99      Total Liabilities & Fund Equity

 

  1. Business Office / Mrs. Baker

 

  1. Contracts:

Per Board Policy 006 Meetings, the following contracts/agreements are presented for approval:

  1. Group Sales Contract with Altoona Curve Baseball effective May 7, 2020 for a party suite at the Altoona Curve vs Akron Rubberducks  Cost: $600
     
  2. Statement of Agreement with Allegheny College of Maryland effective January 15, 2020 through January 14, 2021 to establish a relationship of mutual benefit to facilitate and provide students of the college clinical training experience in healthcare programs.  No Cost
     
  3. Affiliation Agreement with Penn State University, College of Arts and Architecture, School of Music, effective January 15, 2020 through January 14, 2025 to provide students to participate in the practicum or student teacher experience  No Cost
     
  4. Letter to Terminate Service with Kids First Affiliated Services, Inc.  30 Day Notice to Terminate
     
  5. Agreement with ProCare Physical Therapy, LP to provide speech therapy rehabilitation services effective January 16, 2020 through June 4, 2020   Cost:  $70/hr; 30hrs per week 
  1. Bid Award

 Per Board Policy 610, Purchases Subject to Bid/Quotation, the following bid is recommended for approval:

 

Award the Foot of Ten Elementary School Roof Replacement to:

Wohler Construction, Inc.,

Duncansville PA

Base Bid:  $407,000

Additional Proposals

  1. Roof Deck Repair/Replacement One (1) SF Unit Price $3.85
  2. Wood Nailer Replacement One (1) LF Unit Price $3.00
  3. Disposal of Obsolete Equipment and Books

Per Board Policy 706.1 Disposal of Surplus Property/Textbooks/Supplies, the attached list is being recommended for approval to dispose of various obsolete equipment and books.

  1. Student Activity Fundraiser

 Per Board policy, 229 - District Fund Raising the following fundraiser is presented for approval:

 

Student Activity Fundraiser:

Class of 2021 #1

Bake Sale

Expected profit: Unknown

Time frame:  January-February, 2020

 

  1. Federal Program Budget Adjustments

2019-2020 Budget

*These budget adjustments also will be included in the 2019-2020 budget transfers.

2019-2020 IDEA Budget Allocation Increase $16,797

  1. 2020-2021 Budget Presentation: Number 1. Debt Service

Information

Mrs. Baker will present the first 2020-2021 budget presentation on Debt Service

 

  1. Superintendent's Report / Dr. Gildea

 

  1. Hardship Extension for Mandatory Resource Officer Training 
  2. New Course Proposal / Course Name Changes

 New Course Proposals

App Development


Course Name Changes

New Name

Previous Name

  CB/Honors Environment and Ecology

  CB Environment and Ecology

  Oceanography .5 credit

  Marine Biology 1 Credit

  Marine Biology .5 credit

  Marine Biology 1 Credit

  CB/Honors Astronomy

  Astronomy

 

  

  1. Personnel

NO

REASON

NAME

POSITION

BLDG.

EFFECTIVE DATE

SALARY/STEP

ACTION

1

Approve Hire

Lauren Basenback

LTS; English

SH

Extend LTS to end of 3rd Marking Period

$25,000 prorated or $133.69/day after 10 consecutive days to 59 consecutive days; $40,860/yr. prorated or $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Teaching Staff Action

2

Approve Hire

Rebecca Herron

5 Hour Food Service

JH

Effective 1/16/2020

$15.91 minus $2.00 for new hires ($13.91) per AFSCME Contract 19/20 SY

Support Staff Action

3

Approve Hire

Jene Bennett

3.25 Hour Food Service

FOT

Effective 1/16/2020

$15.91 minus $2.00 for new hires ($13.91) per AFSCME Contract 19/20 SY

Support Staff Action

4

Approve Hire

Steve Kirsch

LTS; Dean of Students

JH

Effective 2/24/2020 through 3/6/2020

Pro-rated Stipend per-diem of $16.04

Teaching Staff Action

5

Approve Hire

Kristie Cummings

LTS; Secondary Social Studies

JH

Effective 2/24/2020 through 3/6/2020

$133.69/day through 59 consecutive days; $218.50/day from 60 consecutive days to end of assignment

Teaching Staff Action

6

Retirement

James Murphy

Teacher

JH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

7

Retirement

Susan Swope

Certified Nurse

FKS

6/16/2020 or end of 19/20 SY

 

Certified Nurse Action

8

Retirement

Mark Shoemaker

Teacher

JH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

9

Retirement

Jacqueline McKeehan

Teacher

JH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

10

Retirement

Babette Gottshall

Teacher

JH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

11

Retirement

Paula Albright

Teacher

CWL

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

12

Retirement

Mary Scott

Teacher

SH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

13

Retirement

Richard Imler

Teacher

SH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

14

Retirement

Kristie Hart

Librarian

SH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

 

Teaching Staff Action

15

Approve

Rachel Black

Elementary Science Committee

FKS

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

16

Approve

Christina Bracken

Elementary Science Committee

FOT

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

17

Approve

Summer Carson

Elementary Science Committee

FKS

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

18

Approve

Brigitte Donlan

Elementary Science Committee

FOT

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

19

Approve

Rob Burkey

Elementary Science Committee

CWL

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

20

Approve

Kelli Singer

Elementary Science Committee

CWL

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

21

Approve

Jaime Hartline

Elementary Science Committee

FKS

Effective 19/20 SY

up to 5 Hours @ $26/hr

Teaching Staff Action

22

Approve MOU

MOU with AFSCME on Flexible Instructional Days

 

Dist

Effective 1/15/2020

 

Support Staff Action

23

Approve

Madeline Grenfell

Return from Childrearing Leave

SH

Effective 1/21/2020

 

Teaching Staff Action

24

Approve

Nicole Briscoe

New Teacher Induction

JH

Retroactive to 1/8/2020

$26/Hour, one hour

Teaching Staff Action

25

Approve

Rachel Black

SAT Prep - English

SH

Effective 1/16/2020

$26 Per Hour

Teaching Staff Action

26

Approve

Susan Cyran

SAT Prep - Math

SH

Effective 1/16/2020

$26 Per Hour

Teaching Staff Action

27

Approve Extra Pay

Leona Engle

After School Detention

SH

Retroactive to 11/18, 11/25, 12/9, and 12/16/2019

3.5 Hours at $26 per hour

Teaching Staff Action

28

Approve

Jaime Ziegler

Homebound Instruction - D.W.

SH

Retroactive to 12/10/2019

$26 per hour/ 5 hours per week

Teaching Staff Action

29

Approve

Erin Yeager

Homebound Instruction - A.D.

JH

Retroactive to 12/19/2019

$26 per hour/ 5 hours per week

Teaching Staff Action

30

Approve

Madison Hileman

Chaperone - Winter Formal

SH

Retroactive to 12/20/2019

3 Hours at $26 per hour

Teaching Staff Action

31

Resign

Marcia Erickson

Assistant Girls Softball

JH

Effective 1/9/2020

 

Schedule D Action

32

Approve

Jordan Griffith

Fall Game Worker

Dist

Effective 19/20 SY

Per 19/20 Fall Game Worker Rates

Game Worker Action

33

Approve

Christine Burkey

Winter Game Worker

Dist

Effective 19/20 SY

Per 19/20 Fall Game Worker Rates

Game Worker Action

34

Approve

Casey Mock

Fullington Bus Driver

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

N/A

Bus Driver Action

35

Approve Hire

Sharon Slack-Slyter

Substitute Teacher

Dist

Retroactive 12/18/2019

$90 per day

Substitute Action

36

Approve

Todd Bennett

Substitute IU08 Referral Teacher

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

$90 per day

Substitute Action

37

Approve

Sean Burroughs

Substitute IU08 Referral Teacher

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

$90 per day

Substitute Action

38

Approve

Matthew Hale

Substitute Certified Teacher

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

$90 per day

Substitute Action

39

Approve

Lisa Shilaos

Substitute Special Education Paraprofessional

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

$9.25 Per Hour

Substitute Action

40

Approve Hire

Susan Straw

Substitute Food Service

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

$9.25 Per Hour

Substitute Action

41

Approve Hire

Michelle Eger

Substitute Custodian

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

$9.25 Per Hour

Substitute Action

42

Resign

Clay Hoover

Substitute Custodian

Dist

Effective 1/7/2020

 

Substitute Action

43

Delete

Karen Pietrolungo

Substitute Office Para

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

 

Substitute Action

44

Approve

Katie Long

Volunteer 

FOT

Effective 1/16/2020

 

Volunteer Action

45

Approve

Dawna Knee

Volunteer

SH

Effective 1/16/2020

 

Volunteer Action

46

Approve

William Boddorf

Volunteer - Sports

Dist

Effective 1/16/2020

 

Volunteer Action

47

Approve

Tracey Collier

Student Teaching with Michelle Lanendorfer

FOT

Effective 1/15/2020

California University

Volunteer

48

Approve

Todd Bennett

Student Teaching English with Rachel Black

SH

Effective 1/15/2020

Point Park University

Volunteer

49

Approve

Delaney Hallinan

Internship Speech Pathology with Jennifer Newfield

CWL

Effective 1/15/2020

IUP

Volunteer

50

Information Only

Darlene Weyandt

Substitute Custodian

Dist

 

Correct spelling of last name

Support Staff Action

51

Information Only

Rebecca Troutman

Special Education Paraprofessional

 

Effective 1/13/2020

Correct start date

Support Staff Action

52

Information Only

Nicole Zeek

Special Education Paraprofessional

FKS

Effective 12/12/19

Move from JH to FKS

Support Staff Action

53

Information Only

Rebecca Troutman

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

Effective 1/13/2020

Move from FKS to SH

Support Staff Action

54

Information Only

Kevin Zimmerman

Special Education Paraprofessional

JH

Effective 1/2/2020

Move from SH to JH

Support Staff Action

55

Information Only

Tracey Montgomery

Special Education Paraprofessional

SH

Effective 1/2/2020

Change from Learning Support (1241) to Life Skills Support (1211)

Support Staff Action

56

Information Only

Leia Fink

Special Education Teacher

FKS

Effective 1/2/2020

Update start date

Teaching Staff Action

57

Information Only

Mary Kay Barton

Teacher

JH

Effective end of 19/20 SY

Update ending date

Teaching Staff Action

58

Information Only

Kathleen Shields

Teacher

CWL

Effective end of 19/20 SY

Update ending date

Teaching Staff Action

59

Information Only

Elijah Gage

Substitute Custodian - Declined Position

Dist

Effective 12/12/19

$9.25 per hour

Substitute Action

  1. President's Report / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Resolution to Adopt PSBA Principles for Governance and Leadership

RESOLVED this 15th day of January, 2020, This Board policy supports the Principles for Governance and Leadership adopted by the Board and signed by individual school directors. Pennsylvania school boards are committed to providing every student the opportunity to grow and achieve. The actions taken by the board ultimately have both short and long-term impact in the classroom. Therefore, school directors collectively and individually will:

Advocate Earnestly

  • Promote public education as a keystone of democracy
  • Engage the community by seeking input, building support networks, and generating action
  • Champion public education by engaging members of local, state and federal legislative bodies

Lead Responsibly

  • Prepare for, attend and actively participate in board meetings
  • Work together in a spirit of harmony, respect and cooperation
  • Participate in professional development, training and board retreats
  • Collaborate with the Superintendent as the Team of 10

Govern Effectively

  • Adhere to an established set of rules and procedures for board operations
  • Develop, adopt, revise and review policy
  • Align decisions to policy
  • Differentiate between governance and management, delegating management tasks to administration
  • Allocate finances and resources
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws

Plan Thoughtfully

  • Adopt and implement a collaborative comprehensive planning process, including regular reviews
  • Set annual goals that are aligned with the comprehensive plan
  • Develop a financial plan that anticipates both short and long-term needs
  • Formulate a master facilities plan conducive to teaching and learning

Evaluate Continuously

  • Utilize appropriate data to make informed decisions
  • Use effective practices for the evaluation of the Superintendent
  • Assess student growth and achievement
  • Review effectiveness of the comprehensive plan

Communicate Clearly

  • Promote open, honest and respectful dialogue among the board, staff and community
  • Encourage input and support for the district from the school community
  • Protect confidentiality
  • Honor the sanctity of executive session                                                    

Act Ethically

  • Never use the position for improper benefit to self or others
  • Act to avoid actual or perceived conflicts of interest
  • Recognize the absence of authority outside of the collective board
  • Respect the role, authority and input of the Superintendent
  • Balance the responsibility to provide educational programs with being stewards of community resources
  • Abide by the majority decision 
  1. New Business

Discussion, Information

  1. Adjourn / Dr. Sommer

 

  1. Documents Distributed at the Board Meeting

Information

Our adopted rules of Parliamentary Procedure, Robert's Rules, provide for a consent agenda listing several items for approval of the Board by a single motion. Most of the items listed under the consent agenda have gone through Board subcommittee review and recommendation. Documentation concerning these items has been provided to all Board members and the public in advance to assure an extensive and thorough review. Items may be removed from the consent agenda at the request of any board member.