The Lower Moreland School Board will meet for its montly public meeting tonight, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Pine Road Board Room. Below is the agenda and topics that will be discussed.
I. Board Action
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance: Mr. Murawsky
Public Questions or Comments on Agenda Items
- Foundation Grant Presentation – Leslie Howard
- Lower Moreland High School Student of the Month Recognition for November, Grace Kim and Max Sandberg –
- National Board Teacher Recognition, Jennifer McGuigan –
III. Recommend Approval of: the Minutes of the December 18, 2012 Regular Meeting as Recorded or Amended, of the Lower Moreland Township School District.
IV. Report of the Superintendent of Schools
A. Recommend approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2012-2013 school year:
- Murray Avenue
Head Boys Basketball (7/8), Karl Powidzki, Level II, 5.5 Units, $1925.00
Assistant Boys Basketball (7/8), Matt Crouch, Level I, 5.0 Units $1625.00
- High School
Assistant Swimming 1, Regina Herbert, Level I, 8.0 Units, Unit Total $2600.00
Assistant Swimming 2, Anthony Martino, Level I, 6.0 Units, Unit Total $1950.00
B. Recommend approval of an FMLA for Carol Horton, Pine Road, Instructional Assistant, effective February 14, 2013 through April 12, 2013.
C. Recommend approval of the retirement of Edward Tonik, Murray Avenue, Spanish/English, effective June 20, 2013.
January 15, 2013
D. Recommend approval of the Contract for Ms. Lisa Kowalski as Behavior Consultant from January 2013 to March 2013 as attached.
E. Recommend approval of an FMLA for Nicole Kyvernitis, Pine Road, Learning Support Teacher, effective May 31, 2013 through the end of the 2012-2013 school year.
A. Recommend approval of Lower Moreland High School Program of Studies as attached.
B. Recommend approval of Professional Meetings as attached.
VI. Buildings and Grounds
A. Recommend approval of National Honor Society to use the High School Auditorium and Lobby for a Red Cross Blood Drive on April 1, 2013 from 6:00am – 4:00pm. No fee.
B. Recommend approval of Enrichment Program to use the High School Wrestling Room for Boxing Safety on dates and times as attached. No fee.
C. Recommend approval of Enrichment Program to use High School, Room 101 for Drivers Education on dates and times as attached. No fee.
D. Recommend approval of Enrichment Program to use the High School Gym for Men’s Basketball on dates and times as attached. No fee.
E. Recommend approval of Enrichment Program to use the High School Pool and Locker Rooms for Water Aerobics on dates and times as attached. No fee.
F. Recommend approval of Donna’s Danceworks to use the High School Auditorium and Rooms 121 & 122 on May 31 and June 8, 2013 for a dance recital and dress rehearsal as attached. Fee $2,250.00
G. Recommend approval of Zero Gravity Dance Studio to use the High School Auditorium, two band rooms and two green rooms, on June 15, 2013 for a Dance Recital as attached. Fee $3,000.00.
H. Recommend approval of Lower Moreland High School Students to use the High School Auditorium for “Hope for Newtown, CT: A Benefit Concert” on dates and times as attached. No fee.
I. Recommend approval of Catalyst Prep to use two classrooms (113 &115) at the High School for an SAT test preparation program March 2 & 3, 2013 from 8:30am until 1:30pm as attached. No fee.
VII. Business and Finance
A. Recommend approval of the following Financial Reports:
Assessment as of 12/17/12 as reported by the Montgomery County Board of
(Estimated Assessment used in the 2012-13 Budget $1,085,589,794)
General Fund, as of 1/10/13
Trust Funds .......................................$132,271.26
2008 Bond Fund..................................$0.00
Capital Project Fund ............................$2,389,911.98
B. Recommend approval of the check list dated 12/20/12 in the amount of $558.686.32 and the check list dated 1/3/13 in the amount of $ 524,796.19.
C. Recommend approval of the Eastern Center for Arts & Technology 2013-2014 Budget in the amount of $8,171,488. Lower Moreland Township School District’s contribution, $275,514. (2012-2013, $275,085). Previously distributed.
D. Recommend approval of the 2013-2014 Montgomery County Intermediate
Unit Budget, as follows:
General Administrative Services $1,029,068
Curriculum & Instruction $2,314,973
Legislative Services $ 299,513
Technology and Information Services $4,904,923
Lower Moreland’s contribution:
Curriculum Legislation Info. Svcs. Total/2013-2014 Total for 2012-2013
$1,542 $2,320 $28,527 $32,389 $32,144
F. Recommend approval of the 2013/2014 Expenditure Budget in the amount of $42,584,406.
G. Recommend approval of increasing Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects’ fees in the amount of $3,000 to develop drawings for the dugouts at the Varsity Baseball Field. These drawings are required to obtain Township approval the building permits in order that a community group may properly build the structures.
VIII. School Board
A. Solicitor’s Report
B. Committee Reports
● Eastern Center for Arts and Technology
● Safe Schools
1. Recommend approval of new Gifted Identification Matrix for use in the evaluation process for students recommended as academically talented. See attached.
2. Recommend approval of disposal of excess gym equipment as attached.
3. Recommend Lower Moreland Tax Collector salary to be $22,000 for the school years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, and 2017/18.
4. Recommend approval of the High School Drama Club’s trip to New York City to see the Broadway Show, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, February 13, 2013. As attached.
E. Public Questions and Comments for Non-Agenda Items
IX. General Information
The next regularly scheduled Work Session of the Board will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 7:00pm in the Pine Road Boardroom.