The Pettisville Board of Education held their meeting on Monday, January 9th, 2023. The meeting started off with the board’s organizational meeting that began at 7:00 p.m.
The board first moved to elect a board president and vice-president. Brent Hoylman was elected president and Scott Rupp was elected vice-president.
The board then approved the following items as part of their consent agenda. Setting the board member stipend to $50.00 per meeting, for a maximum of 24 meetings a year.
Board members may also receive a stipend of $60.00 per day for attendance at sessions three hours or less and $125 for sessions longer than three hours when such sessions are sponsored by support organizations relating to education and public schools.
The meeting schedule was also set for the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The month of November’s meeting will take place on the third Monday of the month.
Summer meetings for the months of June, July and August will take place at 8:00 p.m.
The board service fund was then set to $4,500.00, the participation in all appropriate federal title programs and any other federal programs for which the school may qualify was authorized, and the board assigned duties to the superintendent for this year.
Next, the board authorized the treasurer to invest any available interim funds and to pay the bills, within the limits of appropriations, when goods or services have been satisfactorily received.
The treasurer was also authorized to request an advance to draw on collected taxes before authorizing the elementary principal to act as superintendent pro tempore in the event the superintendent is incapacitated and cannot fulfill his duties.
Lastly, the interest from depository accounts were discussed before moving to adjourn the meeting.
The board then entered into their regular session. It was first moved to approve the December 2022 minutes along with the financial reports and payment of the bills.
Personnel items were approved next before moving to hear administrative reports. Following the reports, the meeting was adjourned.