In other business, the board unanimously voted to appoint Ronald Jackson to serve the remainder of former board member Gary Landes' term, which expires December 2015.
Jackson, a Quakertown resident for eight years, is a civil engineer, and has four children enrolled in the school district
and board candidate Alexandria Johnson were provided five minutes to speak to the board and answer any questions board members had.
"I'm hoping I can contribute in a meaningful way," Jackson
also said he
will not rule out the prospect of raising taxes if the situation calls for an increase.
"Taxes, as far as I'm concerned, have their place," he