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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
NOVEMBER 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER



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. A reminder to please silence your cell phone during the meeting.
    4. 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.
    5. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes.  Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of November 6, 2017 and the Regular Monthly Meeting of October 23, 2017.  [Public Comment; Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Posenau
    1. [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, 2017  [File for audit]
      1. Treasurer's Report (All Funds)
      2. General Fund Revenue Report
      3. General Fund Expenditure Report
      4. Summary Report - Capital Project, Capital Reserve, Food Service
      5. Check Summary Report - General Fund, Food Service, Capital Project
      6. Student Activity Account Summary
      7. Budget Transfers
    2. Approval of the Agreement with YSEA - The Board negotiating team recommends approval of the proposed Agreement between the Board of School Directors of the York Suburban School District and the York Suburban Education Association 2018-19 through 2020-21. The proposed Agreement includes salary increases in each of three years as well as concessions in healthcare benefits as outlined below:
      1. Three-year contract changing the health benefit plan to a High Deductible Health Plan with Health Saving Accounts, effective July 1, 2018.
      2. Salary increases of 2% per year.
      3. School District supported deductibles for three years of $1,500 for a single member or $3,000 for family coverage.
      4. Employee contribution of 10% of the total cost of the medical and dental insurance.
      5. Spousal optional coverage remains at $150/month premium cost.

        [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  3. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. The Board met following the Planning Committee Meeting on November 6, 2017 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of Personnel and Contract Negotiation. No official action was taken.
    2. Recognition of National Merit Scholarship Program Students

      Congratulations to the Commended Students!
      1. Anne A. Baskwill, daughter of Mr. David Baskwill and Dr. Barbara Black
      2. Tanner B. Haynes, son of Mr. Robert and Mrs. Sandra Haynes
      3. Joshua H. Kerr, son of Mr. Brad and Mrs. Katy Kerr
      4. Ban Khuc, son of Mr. Can Khuc and Ms. Nguyet Truong
      5. Maya R. Lehman, daughter of Mr. Mark Lehman and Dr. Casey Flanscha
      6. Kaidin Mir-Young, son of Mr. Gerald Young and Ms. Shama Mir
      7. Katherine L. Mooney, daughter of Mr. Kevin and Mrs. Heather Mooney
      8. Peyton M. Stuart, son of Mr. Robert and Mrs. Melissa Stuart
  4. Acting Superintendent's Report - Dr. Redding
    1. District Affiliated Report - All-Sports Boosters. Kristin Marquis, President will present a brief report on the work of this organization.
    2. Student Enrollment Report
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2018-19 School Calendar as presented. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. Building Administrator Reports
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the transfer of $115,000 from the Food Service Fund to the Capital Projects Fund. This is to reimburse the Capital Projects Fund for the food service equipment that was installed at East York Elementary that was planned to come from the Food Service Fund.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of advertising and soliciting of bids for the Middle School, Ed Center and Maintenance Building Roof Replacements.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of advertising and soliciting of bids for the High School Lighting for the Stage and Auditorium.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of advertising and soliciting of bids for the Phase 1 of East York Elementary which includes the HVAC Renovation, the Entry Sequence Renovation, Pathway, Ceiling and Lighting Upgrade and Gang Bathroom Renovations.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution to Recognize the East York Elementary School PTO as a Civic and Service Organization as required by the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act. This is needed by the PTO so they can submit their paperwork for their handbag bingo fund raiser to be held on December 2, 2017.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Informational:
      1. Donation in the amount of $724.90 from the Trojan Wrestling Club for wrestling warm-ups.
      2. An anonymous donation of three motion sensor towel dispensers totaling $180.
      3. Food Service Department Report
        1. Dining Review Report for October
        2. Sales Report
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  7. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Communications Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

      The Activity and Communications Reports are provided.
    2. Facilities Committee Report - Mrs. Freireich

      The September 12 minutes are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Bates
      1. Recommend Board approval of a $5,000 stipend for Corinne D. Mason that is to be 100% salary deferred to her traditional 403(b) for additional administrative duties and responsibilities on behalf of the district during the 2017-18 school year.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      2. Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes employment, leave of absence, substitute teacher, guest teachers, volunteer spring coach and volunteers.  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 Heather Copp as an Instructional Support Aide at East York Elementary effective on or about November 21, 2017 at the hourly rate of $10.65, pending employment documents.
          2. Recommend the employment of Heather Hertzog as an Administrative Assistant for Guidance at the Middle School effective December 11, 2017 at the hourly rate of $14.79, pending employment documents.
          3. Recommend the employment of Denise Latrechiano as an Instructional Support Aide at the High School effective on or about November 28, 2017 at the hourly rate of $10.65, pending employment documents.
          4. Recommend the employment of Sara Luster as a Substitute Instructional Support Aide effective November 21, 2017 at the hourly rate of $9.55.
        2. Leave of Absence
          1. Recommend Board approval of the request of Catherine Braun, Science Teacher at the High School, for a professional development leave for the 2018-2019 school year, as per Policy 338.1.
          2. Recommend Board approval of the request of Allyson Raffensberger, Learning Support Teacher at Indian Rock Elementary, for a disability leave starting on or about January 12, 2018, through approximately February 26, 2018, followed by an FMLA leave of absence starting on or about February 27, 2018 through approximately March 5, 2018.
        3. Recommend the employment of the following Substitute Teacher at the daily rate of $100, effective November 21, 2017:

          Brianna Palmer
        4. Recommend the employment of the following Guest Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective November 21, 2017:

          Joel Branin
          Derrick Ferree
          Konnor Grimek
          Jacob Jayne
          Tyler Newcomb
        5. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteer Spring Coach for 2017-2018:

          Chad Brenner, Volleyball
        6. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteers for 2017-2018:

          Shannon Grimm
          Kathleen Romano
          Rochelle Wert
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report 

    The "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of November 7, is provided.
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Adams Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule 
  14. Recognition of Outgoing Board Members - Emily Bates, Cathy Shaffer, Lynne Leopold-Sharp
  15. 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.
  16. Adjournment
     
     

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.