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Clairton City school officials to eliminate reduced summer hours

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Thursday, April 25, 2013, 1:21 a.m.

Clairton City School District officials have eliminated reduced summer hours for all 12-month employees in an effort to be more efficient.

School directors unanimously approved the change at Wednesday night's meeting.

Superintendent Wayde Killmeyer said it impacts administrators and secretaries, who now will work regular shifts while most teachers are away.

“There's work that needs to be done in the summer, and we want to make sure it all gets done,” Killmeyer said. “We prepare for the school year that's coming, scheduling and things like that. ... It takes a lot of preparation. All the supply ordering goes through the business office.”

Summer hours were Monday through Friday, but a few hours shorter than the average work day.

School directors approved a new contract with Crossroads Speech & Hearing Inc. for the 2013-14 school year for full-time speech language pathology services at a cost of $59,500.

The board adopted a resolution expelling a student from the district.

The board authorized business manager Chuck Lanna to obtain proposals for the issuance of a tax and revenue anticipation note to be closed in July in an amount to be determined.

Directors tabled two motions, one to approve a lease agreement with Allegheny Intermediate Unit Head Start program for the Miller Avenue Annex for July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013; the other to ratify a three-year contract with Mincin Landscaping and Tree Service for grass mowing and bush trimming at a cost of $10,630 per year for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Killmeyer said the lease agreement was tabled because the district is in a month-to-month lease, and will work on a new accord for next school year.

The board approved a one-year contract with Mincin Landscaping last May, but the company submitted a three-year deal. Killmeyer said the district needs time to work out some communication issues regarding the agreement.

School directors went into an executive session to discuss personnel issues following Wednesday's meeting.

Michael DiVittorio is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1965, or

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