Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Council Rock School Board meets Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.
The Council Rock School Board will reorganize at a meeting Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Chancellor Center. According to the meeting agenda, the board will select members to fill the following roles: The current board president is Kyle McKessy. Wendi Thomas is the vice president. The board is also expected to appoint Eastburn and Gray, P.C. as solicitor for the 2012-2013 school year. Click here to view the full agenda for Tonight's meeting.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Taxpayers will be paying 1.7 percent more under the new budget.
After a lively public comment session, the Council Rock School Board approved 5-4 a $201.8 million budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year on Thursday night. The approved budget will raise taxes 1.7 percent, which is about $70 more a year for the average homeowner in the district. Several district residents opened the meeting’s public comment session voicing their concern over the proposed tax increase and asking why the extra money needed for the new budget is not being taken from the district’s reserve fund. The fund is filled with more than $25 million dollars. A Washington Crossing resident told the board she believed they should draw from the reserve fund to fill the budget gap—about $2.3 million—that could not be closed with revenues …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Council Rock School Board on Thursday will consider employee agreements and a $201.8 million budget for 2012-2013.
The 2012-2013 final budget and two collective bargaining agreements will be considered at Thursday's Council Rock School Board meeting. The board will consider approval of three-year agreements with the Council Rock Education Association (CREA) and the Council Rock Education Support Professionals Association (CRESPA). The agreements, which were reached after months of collective bargaining, have already been ratified by a membership vote from both groups. The agreement with CREA, which represents 853 employees, including teachers, counselors, nurses and psychologists, freezes salaries the first year. In the second year of the CREA agreement, 47 percent of teachers (those who aren’t at the top of the salary scale) will receive a typical “…
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Discussion items include Policy 217, which relates to graduation requirements.
The Council Rock School Board will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for a regular meeting. The meeting will take place at the Chancellor Center. The agenda includes a presentation on the district’s library science program by Joy McClendon, Director of Elementary Education/Curriculum Services. After the presentation, the board is expected to have a discussion regarding Policy 217, which relates to graduation requirements. Following the discussion, the board will consider its consent agenda, which includes minutes, special services contracts, bills, and the treasurer’s report. The board will then consider personnel actions and approval of bids for a TV projector replacement. The 2011-2012 school calendar is also up for board approval Thursday …