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SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 - 7:30 PM


  1. General Business 
    1. Call to Order - Mr. DeHaas
      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 Board Meeting of August 15, 2011 and the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of September 12, 2011.  [Approve as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Miller  [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, a motion to approve the below-mentioned items; second; and roll call vote] 
    1. Approval of Treasurer's Report as of 08/31/11 [File for audit]  The Treasurer's Report, Summary Report and Check Summary are provided.
    2. Fund Account Reports showing balance as of 08/31/11
      1. Food Service Fund - $150,406.71 
      2. Capital Reserve Fund - $315,964.89
      3. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $2,300,988.07
    3. Payment of Bills
      1. General Fund-2011-12 - $1,548,392.61
      2. Food Service Fund - $108,000.79
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $1,691.82
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $277,480.33
  3.   Board President's Report - Mr. DeHaas
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in executive session following the September 12, 2011 meeting  for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues. 
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Orban 
    1. Student Enrollment Report.  The Student Enrollment Report is provided. 
    2. ELL Report 
    3. Summer Camp Summary Report - B.E.A.R. Camp; M.A.R.S. Camp
    4. Staff Opening Day.
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Mr. Hogg
  6. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy  
    1. The next Curriculum Committee meeting is scheduled November 10 at 3:45 PM.
  7. Buildings and Grounds Committee Report - Mrs. Freireich
    1. Valley View Elementary Renovation Project Update.  Mrs. Freireich will provide a project update.
    2. Valley View Elementary Renovation Project Change Orders.  The administration recommends the approval of the proposed change orders in the amount of $42,400.25 for the Valley View renovations and additions project.  The individual change orders are provided.  [Motion and Vote] 
    3. Yorkshire Elementary Change Order.  A change order for eci Construction to mill and repave the bus entrance in accordance with Springettsbury Township's request is presented in the amount of $2,917.39.  The administration recommends approval of this change order as the work has been completed.  [Motion and Vote]
    4. High School Site Lighting Change Order.  A revised proposal to furnish and install additional site lighting for the high school in the amount of $15,415.68 has been provided.  The administration recommends approval of the revised proposal.  [Motion and Vote]
    5. Guaranteed Energy Saving Act - Request for Qualifications.  The administration recommends approval for the authorization to release a Request for Qualifications for an Energy Services Company.  [Motion and Vote] 
    6. The next Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting is scheduled September 21 at 3:45 PM.
  8. Communications Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder
    1. The revised letter for York Academy Regional Charter School is provided.  [Motion and Vote]
    2. The Communications Report and Activities Report are provided.
    3. The next Communications Committee meeting is scheduled October 3 at 6:00 PM. 
  9. Finance Committee Report - Mr. Miller
    1. The next Finance Committee meeting is scheduled September 28 at 7:30 AM.
  10. Personnel Committee Report - Mrs. Shaffer
    1. The Personnel Committee Report listing resignations is provided.
    2. AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE YORK SUBURBAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION.  The Personnel Committee recommends approval of the amendment to the agreement between the YSEA and the YSSD to:
      1. extend the current collective bargaining agreement an additional two years until June 30, 2015;
      2. reduce the scheduled pay increase from 2.75% to 2.0% for 2011-12 and from 2.75% to 1.0% in 2012-13;
      3. implement salary increases of 1.0% in 2013-14 and 1.0% in 2014-15;
      4. slow down horizontal movement on the salary schedule;
      5. reduce the number of college education credits paid for by the district; and,
      6. address several other issues including seniority, sick days and Act 48 credits offered by the district.
        [Motion and Vote] 
    3. Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes employment, additional volunteer coaches,substitute teachers and guest teachers.  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; roll call vote.
    4. Employment
      1.  Recommend the employment of Elizabeth Axe as a Lunchroom Aide at East York Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective August 29, 2011.
      2. Recommend the employment of Janice Bissey as a Substitute Food Service Employee at the hourly rate of $8.80, effective for the 2011-2012 school year.
      3. Recommend the employment of Jennifer Campbell as a Food Service Employee at Valley View Elementary at the hourly rate of $9.15, effective September 19, 2011.
      4. Recommend the appointment of Angela Edel to the position of Assistant Cheerleading Coach at the salary of $1695 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      5. Recommend the employment of Margaret Hinkle as a Substitute Food Service Employee at the hourly rate of $8.80, effective for the 2011-2012 school year.
      6. Recommend the employment of Kimberly McCulloch as a Substitute Food Service Employee at the hourly rate of $8.80, effective for the 2011-2012 school year.
      7. Recommend the employment of Kimberly McCulloch as a Food Service Employee at Yorkshire Elementary School at the hourly rate of $9.15, effective September 12, 2011.
      8. Recommend the employment of Kelly Tyson as a full-time substitute for the 2011-2012 school year as a French Teacher at the Middle School, at the salary of $48,040 (Step 1 of the Bachelor's Degree Schedule) to be prorated based upon her empoyment
      9. Recommend the employment of Jill Watt as a Lunchroom Aide at Indian Rock Elemntary (pending clearances) at the hourly rateof $10.50, effective September 8, 2011.
      10. Recommend the employment of Beverly Yerger as a Substitute Food Service Employee at the hourly rate of $8.80, effective for the 2011-2012 school year.
    5. Additional Volunteer Coaches for Fall 2011-12
      1. Craig Deardorff - Varsity Football
      2. Sam Nosoff - Varsity Football
      3. JP Schaeffer - Varsity Football 
    6. Additional Substitute Teachers 
    7. Additional Guest Teachers 
    8. The next Personnel Committee meeting is scheduled November 17 at 2:00 PM.
  11. Planning Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Rewrite of Board Financial Goal Discussion (information to be provided on Monday) 
    2. Overnight Field Trip Request.  The administration recommends approval of the overnight field trip request.  [Motion and Vote] 
    3. The next Planning Committee meeting is scheduled October 3 at 7:30 PM.
  12. Policy Review Committee Report - Ms. Bates
    1. Policy Revisions.  The Policy Review Committee recommends adoption of the following revised policies and new policy.  [Motion and Vote] 
      1. No. 005 - Local Board Procedures - Organization
      2. No. 246 - Student Wellness
      3. No. 620 - Fund Balance
    2. The next Policy Review Committee meeting is scheduled November 15 at 3:45 PM.
  13. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
  14. York County School of Technology - Mr. Royer
    1. The Mini-Board Report dated August 25 is provided by the York County School of Technology Joint Operating Committee.
  15. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  16. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report
    1. " Dawn's Early Light" outlining the highlights of the September 6 LIU Board Meeting is provided.
  17. Legislative Policy Committee Report - Mrs. Clancy 
  18. Business Office Report - Mr. Younkin
    1. 2012-13 Budget Development Update.  The administration is providing four scenarios of revenue and expenditures for development of the 2012-2013 General Operating Fund Budget.
      1. Scenario 1
      2. Scenario 2
      3. Scenario 3
      4. Scenario 4 
  19. Title Report.  Dr. Maloney
  20. Recognition of Visitors
  21. Adjournment




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