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Lower Moreland School Board Meeting Agenda

Members of the School Board will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m.

From lmtsd.org:

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Open Work Session

I. Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. Yuri Khalif

II. Presentations

  • Diversity Committee – Dr. Maryjane Richmond
  • Facility Study/ Athletic Update – Gil Lappano
  • Overview of District Insurance Plan

III. Personnel

A. Request approval of the following Supplemental Contracts for Extra Curricular Activities for the 2011-2012 school year:

Murray Avenue
Assistant Track (7/8), Amanda Bowe, Level I, 5.0 Units, Unit Total $1625.00

B. Request approval of the following students as summer maintenance workers beginning June 18, 2012 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., all clearances on file:

Mike Mangan 3rd year $8.00 per hour
Evan Aurit 1st Year $7.50 per hour
Dylan Haughey 1st Year $7.50 per hour
Jeremy Geiger 1st Year $7.50 per hour

C. Request approval of an FMLA for Pat DiLeo, High School, Instructional Assistant, effective May 14, 2012 through June 4, 2012.

D. Request approval of an FMLA for Michele Kilcoyne, Pine Road, 3rd Grade, effective August 28, 2012 through November 27, 2012.

E. Request approval of an FMLA for Carol Lusignea, Pine Road, Health & PE, effective May 14, 2012 through June 14, 2012.

F. Request approval to increase the High School Gifted Position, Joanne Fox, from 0.5 to 0.8 effective July 1, 2012.

G. Request approval to complete a “job description evaluation project” to be funded through remaining Human Resources/Public Relations funds with a completion date of June 30, 2012 as attached.

H. Request approval to extend Dr. Pete Grande’s contract until September 30, 2012. Title III funds from July 1, 2011 - September 30, 2012 and monies from the 2011-12 curriculum review budget will be appropriated, as attached.

I. Request approval of an Agreement between Lower Moreland Township School District and Mary Kate Wright as a School Psychologist/Behavior Specialist/Community Liaison, per the attached.

J. Request approval to attend Professional Meetings as attached.

IV. Curriculum

A. Update on ESOL Summer Camp. Title III funds will be used to hire 4 teachers and 3 aides to implement the ESOL Summer Camp from 7/30/12 to 8/9/12 in the amount of $7,094.

V. Buildings and Grounds

A. Request approval of Pine Road Music to use the High School Auditorium for Winter and Spring Concerts for Pine Road’s Band, Chorus and Orchestra on December 18, 2012 (Snow Date December 20, 2012) and May 13 & 15 2013 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. No fee.

B. Request approval of Educational Services Center Inc. to use a High School Classroom on the following Tuesdays, 9/11, 9/18, 9/24 (Mon), 10/2, 10/9/, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Fee $3,200.00 (to be discussed)

C. Request approval of Pine Road Student Council to use the Pine Road MPR & Cafeteria for a 5th Grade Dance, May 18, 2012 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. No fee.

D. Request approval of LM Summer Camps to use the High School Gym and Tennis Course for Pre-Summer Camp Clinics for Basketball and Tennis on May 15, 2012 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. No fee.

E. Request approval of Lower Moreland Swim & Dive to use the High School Pool, Locker Room and Lobby for Master Swimmers (adults from the community) and some elite swimmers ages 10-17 for extra practice/community swim on Monday and Wednesday evenings, June 25 through August 10, 2012 from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Fee $750.00 (to be discussed)

F. Request approval of HVAA to use the Varsity Soccer Field, Football Practice Field and Baseball Outfield for a clinic fun by St. Joe’s University for HVAA participants, July 23, 2012 through July 26, 2012 from 8:30am – 12:30pm. Fee to be discussed.

G. Request approval of HVAA to use the Murray Avenue Lower Gym for a Taekwondo Seminar on June 23, 2012 from 8:00am – 5:00pm. No fee.

VI. Business and Finance

A. Request approval of the checklist dated 5/31/12 in the amount of $617,659.11.

B. Request approval of the Tuition Rate Calculation (PDE-2061) for the 2011-2012 school year as set by the State of Pennsylvania.

Elementary $11,608,16 per year
Secondary $12,426.58 per year

C. Request approval for Barbacane Thornton & Company to perform an independent audit on the Solar Energy Grant as per stipulations of grant and as per attached.

D. Request approval of the Blanket Authorization for budget transfers as of June 30, 2012. See attached memo dated May 8, 1979.

E. Recommend approval of the following Resolution:

RESOLVED, that in order to facilitate the transaction of routine District business during the summer without a July meeting of the Board, the administration be authorized, upon review and approval of the Board President and/or treasurer, to make disbursements and pay bills, and to approve personnel transactions, including resignations, appointments and assignments, all of which actions shall be presented to the Board at its next regular meeting.

F. Request approval of the following financial institutions as depositories of the Lower Moreland Township School District:
Pennsylvania Local Government Investment Trust (PLGIT)
Wells Fargo

G. Request approval of the 2012-2013 IDEA-B Use of Funds Agreement – IDEA Section 619 Funds between Lower Moreland Township School District and MCIU as per attached, total allocation is $2,121.00.

H. Request approval of the 2012-2013 State EI Use of Funds Agreement – State Early Intervention Funds between Lower Moreland and MCIU as per attached. Total allocation is $1,890.00

I. Request approval to purchase playground equipment (to be reimbursed with PTA funds) as per attached proposals.

J. Request approval to accept PTA funds for purchase of playground equipment in the amount of $32,674.26.

K. Request approval of Contingency Funds for the 2011-2012 school year in the amount of $15,837.50.

VII. School Board

A. Request approval of the Stipulation for Parcel #41-00-04936-009 as per the attached.

B. Request approval of Alan Steinberg to serve as Board Treasurer for a period of July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.

C. Request approval of the attached stipulation for parcel #41-00-06565-00-9.

D. Request approval of the revisions of the BULLYING/CYBERBULLYING Policy 249 as attached.

VIII. Discussion

A. Proposed Running Club at Pine Road School – Dr. Marykay Feeley

B. Bryn Athyn Agreement – Dr. Marykay Feeley

C. Murray Avenue Academic Integrity Code – Dr. Marykay Feeley

D. Murray Avenue Student Handbook, Proposed Changes – Dr. Marykay Feeley

IX. General Information

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will be held Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 7:30pm in the Pine Road Boardroom.

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