Island Trees PTA Council Meeting Minutes
April 3, 2017
Meeting Opened: 7:32 pm (Kathi arrived at 7:50 pm)
Attendance: Dr. Murphy, Debbie Jablonowski, Kathi Sidewitz, Monica Navarrete, Jodi Kilbride, Sunaina Mathur, Maureen Kutzma Stephanie Mignanelli, , Erin Pinto, Lisa Zizzo,
Inspirational Message –Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. – Earl Nightingale
Secretary's Report - Kathi Sidewitz – March minutes presented – motion to accept the minutes by Jodi Kilbride, Maureen Kutzma seconded.
Treasurer's Report - Jodi Kilbride – Balance $5477.44
Corresponding Secretary's Report - Maureen Kutzma – Nassau Region PTA mailing passed around
Superintendent's Report - Dr. Murphy – discussed proposed budget. 2.6% increase, 2.81% tax levy, budget will be approved at Wednesday’s BOE work session.
Boosters - Eileen Schroeder absent – will pull April, May and June winners at May meeting
Council Dinner – thank you to everyone who is taking a part to help
New Signs for Elementary Schools – tabled until September
Nominating Committee – Monica presented proposed slate – unanimously voted on and accepted
Bylaws – No changes to bylaws as per committee. Erin made motion to accept, Monica seconded. Unanimous vote to accept.
Honorary Life/Founders Day Awards – winners notified
June 12th council Meeting needs to be rescheduled as the 8th grade Moving Up is now on June 12th. Discussed moving meeting to June 13th.
Committees to be filled:
Meet the Candidate – Kathi - petitions for nominees are due April 16th then we will know if we need a meet the candidate night
Website – Maureen working on updating
SEPTA – 4/6 meeting was about sibling rivalry, sold $395 in jewelry raffles @ Blitz, gift card fundraiser going out next week
PTA – Blitz was a huge success! Mixed Bags fundraiser went well, PARP finishes this week at Sparke, Proposed PTA slate will be voted on tomorrow night.
PTSA – BOGO Book Fair 4/24, Brain Wash Game Show coming to MS 4/20
No School April 10-14 Happy Easter and Passover
April 20 – 7:30 BOE Meeting
April 27 - District Dinner
Meeting Closed: 8:46 pm