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May 9, 2016 - 7:00 PM

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call  
    3. Public Comment
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. The Board met following the Regular Monthly Meeting on April 18, 2016 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of tax assessment appeals and a personnel matter. No official action was taken.  
    2. The Personnel Committee met following the committee meeting on May 3, 2016 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing a personnel situation. No official action was taken. 
    3. Policy 004:  Membership - Section:  Board Member Education/Training - The Board shall consider what education and/or training programs should be planned for the 2016-17 school year.
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle

    The Administration recommends Board approval of the immediate expulsion of Student #214160 as set forth in the confidential Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Michele Merkle. The student has been placed at an alternative school and may apply to return to York Suburban for 2016-17 if the terms of the adjudication are met. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason

    The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution Authorizing Proposed Final Budget display and advertising.

    Budget Comparison Report
    PDE-2028 - Preliminary 2016-17 General Fund Budget 

    [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  6. Adjournment

MAY 9, 2016 - 7:00 PM


  1. General Business

    Call to Order - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. High School Division Report:  Dr. Ellis, High School Principal and Mrs. Gentzyel, High School Science Department Chair will report out on the high school Keystone Test preparation.
    2. The Administration will be recommending approval of the renewal of the York Academy Regional Charter School charter

      Background and Key Issues
    3. The Administration is proposing the attached goals to be approved by the Board as the 2016-17 District Goals.
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Items being recommended for approval on May 23
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of a three year contract with ___ as the primary bank for the District.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the following Depositories for 2016-17. 
        1. Pennsylvania School District Liquid Asset Fund (PSDLAF)
        2. Adams County National Bank
        3. First National Bank 
      3.  The Administration recommends Board approval of the LIU Joint Purchasing Bids - Custodial Supplies, General Supplies, Paper Supplies and Art Supplies.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the revised Use of Facilities Fee Schedule.
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval of The Glatfelter Agency, a Division of Glatfelter Insurance Group, as Broker of Record for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
      6. The Administration recommends the renewal of the contract for Whitson's Culinary Group as the Food Service Management Company for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
      7. The Administration recommends Board approval of establishing the Student Activity Account, Middle School Musical for the purposes of using the funds to buy show rights, provide costumes and sets for the musical and further advance the YSMS musical program.
    2. Informational Item

      Giant Food Store donated a bench made of recycled plastic bags to Yorkshire Elementary as part of its "Bags to Benches" initiative. 
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elizabeth Huh
  6. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee - Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The minutes of March 22 are provided.
      2. East York Elementary 2014-15 Title I Reward School (Highest 5% of Title I schools based on progress in closing the achievement gap)
    2. Finance Committee - Mr. Posenau
      1. The minutes of February 24 are provided.
      2. The Committee will be recommending Board approval of the 2016-17 Food Service Budget of $1,420,955 and set the lunch and breakfast prices as follows:

        Proposed Meal Prices - 2016-17

        $.10 Increase (Lunch)



        $2.30 Elementary

        $1.40 Elementary

        $2.55 Secondary

        $1.40 Secondary

        $3.80 Adult

        $1.95 Adult

    3. Personnel Committee - Ms. Bates

      The minutes of March 1 are provided.
    4. Policy Review Committee - Mr. Thoman
      1. The minutes of March 29 are provided.
      2. The Policy Review Committee will be recommending approval of the following policy revisions.
        1. 113.2 Behavior Support
        2. 113.3 Screening and Evaluation for Students with Disabilities
        3. 113.6 Surrogate Parents
        4. 115 Career and Technical Education
        5. 116 Tutoring
        6. 117 Homebound Instruction
        7. 118 Independent Study
        8. 122 Extracurricular Activities
        9. 123 Interscholastic Activities
    5. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Robinson

    The LIU Dawn's Early Light Board Meeting Highlights of May 3 is provided.
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of April 28 is provided.
  10. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  11. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  12. Adjournment

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of each report.

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.