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 YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD

Regular Monthly Meeting

November 16, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Ronald H. Provard Education Center


A G E N D A
 

  1. General Business

    Call to Order - Mr. Miller
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call
    3. Public Comment
    4. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes.  Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Monthly Meeting of October 19, 2015 and the Planning Committee Meeting of November 2, 2015.  [Public Comment; Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Posenau  [Consent Agenda:  Would any Board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

    Approval of Financial Reports as of October 31, 2015.  [File for audit]
    1. Treasurer's Report (All Funds)
    2. Condensed Board Summary Report - General Fund Revenue
    3. Condensed III Board Summary Report - General Fund Expenditures Report
    4. Condensed III Board Summary Report - Capital Projects, Capital Reserve, Food Service
    5. Fund Accounting Check Summary Report - General Fund, Food Service, Capital Projects
    6. Student Activity Account Summary
    7. Budget Transfers
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Student Enrollment Report
    2. York Academy Regional Charter School Update
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the High School French Society, which will provide students with the opportunity to engage in activities that promote the study of French. Proposed activities include French week at the high school, adoption of a needy family for the holidays, and additional activities to promote French culture and language. Mr. Robinson will serve as the volunteer advisor and the District will establish a Student Activities Account.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the addition of one-half Learning Support contract.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    5. High School School Performance Profile (SPP) - Dr. Denise Fuhrman, High School Assistant Principal, will report out on the York Suburban High School SPP score.
    6. Pennsylvania School Boards Association "Honor Roll of School Board Service"  
      1. Lynne Leopold-Sharp - 20 years
      2. Roger Miller - 8 years
      3. Lois Ann Schroeder - 8 years
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2014-15 Audit Report.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of a transfer of $700,000 to the Capital Reserve Fund.   [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of advertising and soliciting of bids for the High School sidewalk repair.   [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of advertising and soliciting of bids for the Middle School boiler project.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    5. The Administration recommends Board approval of advertising and soliciting for bids to renovate the kitchen and dining area of the Middle School as well as adding a secure entrance.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    6. The Administration recommends Board approval of a three (3) year maintenance agreement with Johnson Controls for Indian Rock Elementary in the amount of $8,035 for the first year and $8,276 for the second year and the third year of the agreement.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    7. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Opt-Out Resolution which states that the District budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year will not have a tax increase that exceeds the Act 1 Index of 2.4%.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    8. The Administration recommends Board approval of the IDEA Pass-Through Funds Allocation Agreement for 2015-16. The estimated allocation is $360,920.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    9. The Administration recommends Board approval of the purchase of a Combi Oven for the Valley View Elementary School at a total cost of $17,494 with installation. This is a combination oven/steamer that will allow the staff to cook higher yields, cook more than one food at a time while increasing food quality with less handling.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    10. Informational:

      Food Service Department Report
      1. Dining Review Report for October
      2. Sales Report 
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Huh
  7. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy

      The minutes of September 22 are provided.
    2. Communications Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The minutes of September 1 are provided.
      2. The Activities and Communications Reports are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes employment, leave of absence, additional substitute teachers, additional guest teacher, additional volunteer coach and additional building volunteers.  An Addendum is located at the end of the meeting agenda.  Would any Board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items?  If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
      1. Employment
        1. Recommend the employment of Allyson Gable who is currently a 50% learning support teacher as a full-time learning support teacher at Indian Rock Elementary at the salary of $51,425 (B.S - Step 1) to be prorated based on an effective date of November 9, 2015.
        2. Recommend the employment of Richard Guyer as Assistant Boys & Girls Swimming Coach #3 at the salary of $4,000 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      2. Leave of Absence  

        Recommend Board approval of the request of Catherine Braun, High School Science Teacher, for an FMLA leave of absence from November 2, 2015 through February 8, 2016, followed by an unpaid leave of absence through the end of the 2015-2016 school year.
      3. Additional Substitute Teachers for 2015-2016  
        1. Deborah Badessa

        2. Morgan Carr

        3. Charmanique Gingles

        4. Richard Guyer

        5. Graylyn Serafy

      4. Additional Guest Teacher for 2015-2016  

        William Byrne

      5. Additional Volunteer Coach for Winter 2015-2016  

        Steven Rice     Wrestling

      6. Additional Building Volunteers for 2015-2016  

        1. Kathleen Fuhrman

        2. Mallory Mullens

        3. Carita Williams

    4. Policy Review Committee Report - Ms. Bates


      The Policy Review Committee recommends approval of the following policy revision.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

      006 - Meetings
    5. Additional Committee Reports

  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears


    The "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of November 3 is provided.
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich

    Survey of Class of 2015 YAA Graduates
  10. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  14. Public Comment
  15. Recognition of Outgoing Board Members
    1. Jennifer Clancy
    2. Roger Miller
    3. Joel Sears
  16. Board President's Comments - Mr. Miller
  17. Adjournment
     

     

     

     

    ADDENDUM

     

     

     

    TO:                 Members of the York Suburban School Board

     

    FROM:           Michele A. Merkle, Ed.D, Superintendent

     

    DATE:            November 16, 2015

     

    SUBJECT:    Addendum to the Agenda for the Regular Monthly Board Meeting of November 16, 2015 

     

      

    VII. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller

     

            C.  Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

     

                 1.  Employment

     

                        c.  Recommend the employment of Deborah Badessa as a full-time substitute biology teacher for Catherine Braun at the high school effective November 3, 2015 through the end of the 2015-2016 school year at the salary of $51,425 (to be pro-rated based on employment and Step 1 of the Bachelor’s Degree Schedule).

                          d.  
    Recommend the employment of Brittane Kitzmiller as an instructional support aide at Indian Rock Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective November 17, 2015.

                 6.  Additional Building Volunteers for 2015-2016

                          d.  Rachel Wolpert
     

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.