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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
JANUARY 8, 2018 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
 

A G E N D A
  

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Mr. Posenau
    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.
  2. Board President's Report - Mr. Posenau
    1. The Board met following the Regular Monthly Meeting on December 18, 2017 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of legal and personnel. No official action was taken.
    2. New Superintendent Search Updates
    3. Board Committee Meeting Schedule - January to June
    4. Board Goals
  3. Acting Superintendent's Report - Dr. Redding
    1. District Affiliated Report - Dollars For Scholars - Karen Evans, DFS President will provide a brief report on the work of this organization.
    2. State of the District Report 
    3. Reports from Administrators
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Item recommended for approval at this meeting.

      The Administration recommends Board approval to purchase the "Reading Wonders 2017" by McGraw Hill Education as the English Language Arts Program for Grades K-5 for a total cost of $326,988.69. The process of selecting a new ELA Program.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Items being recommended for approval on January 22, 2018.
      1. The Administration submits the proposed 2018-19 York County School of Technology Budget for consideration and approval.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Paragon Engineering Services in the amount of $14,300 for the design, specifications and bidding/construction administration phase for the replacement of the Middle School chiller.
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate of $.545 per mile for the 2018 calendar year. The rate for the 2017 calendar year was $.535.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution Certifying the Tax Rate for the 2018-19 budget will not have a tax increase that exceeds the Act 1 Index of 2.8%. 
    3. Informational Items
      1. 2018-19 Budget Presentation
      2. Donation in the amount of $2,911.86 from Trojan Aquatic Club parents for pool lane lines.
      3. Donation in the amount of $300 from Dina Smoker for payment towards unpaid meal debt.
      4. Donation in the amount of $500 from Ann Marie Yost for payment towards unpaid meal debt.
      5. Facilities
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  6. Committee Reports - Mr. Posenau
    1.  Personnel Committee Report - Mr. Robinson

      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, leave of absence, employment 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. Resignation 
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of John Coppage, Grounds Keeper/Maintenance at the High School, effective January 5, 2018.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Kathleen Diehl, Administrative Assistant for Academic Services at the Education Center, effective January 12, 2018.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Kathleen Hall, Instructional Support Aide at Yorkshire Elementary, effective January 12, 2018.
      2. Leave of Absence

        Recommend Board approval of the request of Jessica Reimer, Kindergarten Teacher at Valley View Elementary, for a disability leave starting on or about March 7, 2018, followed by an FMLA leave of absence, followed by an unpaid leave of absence through November 2, 2018. Mrs. Reimer will be returning to employment on November 5, 2018.
      3. Employment 
        1. Recommend the employment of Barbara Baquero as a Long-term Substitute Kindergarten Teacher at Valley View Elementary starting on or about March 7, 2018, through the end of the 2017-2018 school year, at the daily rate of $105.
        2. Recommend the employment of Anastasia Evans as Middle School Assistant Boys and Girls Track Coach at the salary of $3,304 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        3. Recommend the employment of John Coppage as a Substitute Custodian at the hourly rate of $10.00, effective January 9, 2018.
        4. Recommend the employment of Nicole Shaak as a Long-term Substitute 3rd Grade Teacher at East York Elementary starting on or about January 26, 2018, through approximately April 20, 2018, at the daily rate of $105, pending employment documents.
      4. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteers for 2017-2018:
         

        Henrietta Alicea

        Judith Efiom-Ekaha

        Tracy Hollman

        Todd McClimans

        Michele Mitchell

        Richard Ridinger

        Lania Yinger

    2. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit  

    The "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting on January 2, is provided.
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  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.

     
     

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.