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The Neshaminy Board of School Directors met in public session on December 2, 2002, in the Board Room at 
Maple Point Middle School.  The following persons were in attendance:

BOARD MEMBERS:

ADMINISTRATORS:

 Mr. Steven Schoenstadt, President

 Mr. P. Howard Wilson

Mrs. June Bostwick, Vice President

Dr. Raymond Boccuti

Mrs. Yvonne Butville
Ms. Carol Drioli

 

Mr. Richard Eccles

SOLICITOR:  Robert R. Fleck, Esquire

Mrs. Kimberly Jowett
Mr. Michael Soifer
Dr. William Spitz
Mr. Edward Stack
 

                   Kristina S. Wiercinski, Esquire

SECRETARY:
Mrs. Anita E. Walls

OTHERS:  Approximately 7 persons from the
public, staff and press

Call to Order

Mr. Schoenstadt called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

Mr. Schoenstadt requested those in attendance join in the salute to the flag.

Public Comment

No public comment.

Reorganization of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors � In accordance with the State Code, the Board held its reorganization meeting.

Election of Temporary President - Mr. Schoenstadt requested nominations be presented for Temporary President for the reorganization of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors.  Ms. Drioli nominated herself as temporary President and Mr. Schoenstadt seconded the nomination.  There were no other nominations.  Mr. Schoenstadt moved that the nominations for Temporary President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors be closed.  Ms. Drioli acted as Temporary President.

Election of President � Ms. Drioli requested nominations be presented for President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors.  Mr. Schoenstadt nominated Mrs. Bostwick and Mr. Stack seconded the nomination.  There were no other nominations for President.  Mrs. Butville moved the nominations for President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors be closed and Dr. Spitz seconded the motion.    The Board approved the motion to close nominations with nine ayes.  Mrs. Bostwick was elected President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors with eight ayes and one nay (Mr. Eccles.) 

Election of Vice-President � Mrs. Bostwick requested nominations be presented for Vice President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors.  Dr. Spitz nominated Mrs. Jowett and Ms. Drioli seconded the nomination.  There were no other nominations for Vice-President.  Mr. Soifer moved the nominations for Vice President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors be closed and Mrs. Butville seconded the motion.    The Board approved the motion to close nominations with nine ayes.  Mrs. Jowett was elected Vice President of the Neshaminy Board of School Directors with eight ayes and one nay (Mr. Eccles.)

Motion:  Appointment of Solicitor

Mrs. Bostwick presented the following motion:

            WHEREAS, the School Board Policy #100 requires during the month of December
           
that the Board of School Directors appoint a solicitor for a one-year term.  

            NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Neshaminy Board of School Directors 
           
reappoint the law firm of Robert R. Fleck, Esquire as Solicitor of the Neshaminy School
           
District in accordance with its fee letter dated November 27, 2002.

Upon motion made by Mrs. Bostwick and seconded by Ms. Drioli, the Board of School Directors approved the motion by a vote of seven ayes, one nay (Mr. Eccles) and one abstention (Mr. Stack.) 

Motion:  Approval of Board Meeting Calendar

Mrs. Jowett presented the following motion:

            WHEREAS, the Board of School Directors must adopt and publish a schedule of Public
           
Meetings for 2003.

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the attached 2003 School Board Meeting 
           
Calendar be adopted by the Neshaminy Board of School Directors.

Mrs. Butville noted that the Work Sessions will be starting at 7:00 p.m. and the regular public meetings start at 8:00 p.m.

Mr. Stack suggested that adjustments could be made to the meetings in June 2003 regarding the budget adoption.

Upon motion made by Mrs. Jowett and seconded by Mrs. Butville, the Board of School Directors approved the motion by a vote of nine ayes and zero nays.

Public Comment

No public comment.

Correspondence

No correspondence.

Board Comment

Mr. Stack thanked Mr. Schoenstadt for his service as President of the School Board.  Dr. Spitz congratulated Mrs. Bostwick and Mrs. Jowett on their new positions, and Dr. Spitz felt confident that they would make a good team with many accomplishments taking place.

Mrs. Bostwick stated that she looked forward to the upcoming year and making a positive impact for the children.  The work on the board is a labor of love for the students of this district and this community.

Mrs. Bostwick requested all board members to return their choices for committee positions.

Dr. Spitz inquired how would committee members be notified of their committee assignments.  Mrs. Bostwick stated that all members would receive a call and a letter.

Adjournment

Mr. Schoenstadt moved the meeting be adjourned and Mr. Stack seconded the motion.  The Board unanimously approved the motion.  Mrs. Bostwick adjourned the meeting at 7:l0 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Anita E. Walls
Board Secretary

 
 

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