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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
SPECIAL MEETING FOLLOWED BY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER


An Executive Session will be held at 6:30 PM prior to the meeting.

 
A G E N D A
  

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call  
    3. Public Comment.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. A committee of the Board met with representatives from York Suburban Education Association (YSEA) on January 30, 2017 at 6:30 PM in Executive Session for a Fireside Chat as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing Personnel matters. No official action was taken.
    2. The Board met prior to this evening's meeting in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing Personnel matters. No official action was taken.
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle

    The Administration recommends Board approval of the confidential Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement for SID # 1641379138, following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Victoria S. Gross. The Agreement sets forth the details of the recommendation in response to the Act 26 violation. The student was expelled for one calendar school year. The student may apply to return to York Suburban School District at the conclusion of the 2016-17 school year if the terms of the agreement have been met.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Proposed Preliminary Budget and the Resolution for the 2017-18 Budget and authorization to file for the Act 1 Referendum Exceptions for Retirement Contributions and Special Education Expenditures. The Preliminary Budget Proposal assumes the District will receive approval for the use of Act 1 real estate tax referendum exceptions. Until the Final Budget for 2017-18 is approved, the Administration will continue to review and revise the budget.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Contract for Professional Services with PA School Boards Association for job description development at the cost of $3,250.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp

    Personnel Committee - Ms. Bates

    Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, employment, leave of absence, substitute teachers, guest teachers and prospective teacher as a substitute teacher. 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. Resignation  

      Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Rachael Schwimer as an Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary effective February 14, 2017. 
    2. Employment  
      1. Recommend the employment of Carol Brown as a Long-term Substitute Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary effective February 14, 2017 through March 24, 2017 at the hourly rate of $9.55.
      2. Recommend the employment of Rachael Schwimer as a Long-term Substitute Learning Support Teacher at the Middle School effective February 15, 2017 through March 24, 2017 at the daily rate of $105. 
    3. Leave of Absence  

      Recommend Board approval of the request of Cari Flora, Custodian at Indian Rock Elementary and the Education Center for a FMLA leave of absence starting February 7, 2017 through approximately April 1, 2017.
    4. Recommend the employment of the following Substitute Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective February 14, 2017:

      Rose Conrad
      Danielle Hamme
      Kayla Keating
      Danielle Potter
    5. Recommend the employment of the following Guest Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective February 14, 2017:

      Howida Moustafa
      Nancy Zortman
    6. Recommend the employment of the following Prospective Teacher as a Substitute Teacher at the daily rate of $100, effective February 14, 2017.

      Nicholas Alton
  6. Comments and/or Questions from the Public.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  7. Adjournment  
     


YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD

PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
 
A G E N D A
  

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Farm to School Grant Report - Helen Heidler, Whitsons Culinary Group
    2. School Division Report - Primary; Laura Gordon - ELL/Imagine Learning and Culture Club
    3. Primary Emotional Support - The Administration will be recommending Board approval of the implementation of an Emotional Support Program at the primary level. Mrs. Hasenfuss will present the support for this recommendation. 
    4. Full Day Kindergarten Implementation Update - Dr. Maloney
    5. Superintendent Evaluation by Staff
    6. Legislation Update - Property Tax
      1. Meeting with Senator Wagner
      2. Report out on Community Education Session
    7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board of Directors Ballot 
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Items being recommended for approval on February 27
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the proposed Lincoln Intermediate Unit 2017-18 General Operating Budget.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the proposed York Adams Academy 2017-18 General Operating Budget.
      3. The Administration recommends awarding the bid to _____ for the High School Roof Replacement in the amount of _____.
      4. The Administration recommends awarding the bid to _____ for the Synthetic Turf Replacement at the Stadium in the amount of _____.
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with SimplexGrinnell in the amount of $38,562 for the High School Fire Alarm Panels.
      6. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Letter of Understanding with Invent Now, Inc. to provide certain curricula and course materials for the summer education enrichment program for a license fee of $6,250 for the program. 
    2. Informational Items  
      1. Budget Update
      2. Donation of $490 from the All-Sports Booster Club towards the purchase of wrestling singlets.
      3. Donation of $837.88 from the Middle School PSO for a TV and mount for the Library.
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Peyton Stuart
  6. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee - Mrs. Schroeder

      The annual Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee meeting is scheduled Wednesday, February 15 at 6:30 PM in the High School Library.
    2. Finance Committee - Mr. Posenau

      The minutes of January 4 are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee - Ms. Bates
      1. The minutes of January 12 are provided.
      2. Superintendent Evaluation
    4. Policy Review Committee - Mr. Thoman

      The Policy Review Committee will be recommending approval of the following policy revisions.
      1. 100 Comprehensive Planning
      2. 102 Academic Standards
      3. 105 Curriculum
      4. 105.1 Review of Instructional Materials by Parents/Guardians and Students
      5. 106 Guides for Planned Instruction
      6. 307 Student Teachers/Interns
      7. 336 Personal Necessity Leave
      8. 810.2 Transportation - Video/Audio Recording
    5. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Robinson

    The LIU ...by Dawn's Early Light Board Meeting Highlights of February 7 is provided.
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of January 26 is provided.
  10. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  11. Comments and/or Questions from the Public.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  12. Adjournment

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


    An Executive Session will be held immediately following the meeting.

 

     

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.