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DECEMBER 2, 2013 - 7:30 PM

 A G E N D A

  1. Call to Order - Ms. Leopold-Sharp 
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
  2. The re-organization of the Board takes place for the election of a President and Vice-President and the setting of dates and times of meetings for the coming school year.

    Section 402 of the School Code states, "...that there shall be elected from the hold-over members a temporary President to chair the Re-organization meeting, and the Secretary of the Board shall act as Secretary of such meeting."

    Items of business are as follows:
    1. Election of Temporary President [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Reading of the Certificates of Election for Elected Board Members
    3. Swearing in of Elected Board Members
    4. Roll Call
    5. Report of Nominating Committee - Mrs. Clancy 
      1. Election of President [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
        Return of Chair to the President
      2. Election of Vice-President [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Appointment of Solicitor.  The administration recommends the appointment of the firm Stock and Leader as Solicitor of the district for the 2014 year.  [Motion; Public Comment; Vote]
    7. Appointment of Auditor. The administration recommends the extension of the auditing services contract to Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years at $22,900 and $23,600 respectively. [Motion; Public Comment; Vote]
    8. 2014 Meeting Schedule of Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meetings. The administration recommends the approval of the meeting schedule for 2014.  Voting will only take place at regular monthly meetings unless advertised otherwise.  All times are at 7:30 PM and the place where the meetings will be held is the Ronald H. Provard Education Center unless advertised otherwise.  [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    9. Committee Assignments
    10. Miscellaneous Board Representative Assignments
      1. Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 Board Representative - Three-year term to commence on July 1, 2014 and will expire on June 30, 2017. Mr. Sears is current District representative.
      2. PSBA - Legislative Policy and Liaison
      3. York Adams Academy Board Representative
      4. York Area Tax Bureau and York Tax Collection Committee
      5. York County School of Technology Operating Committee/Authority Member - Three-year term to commence on January 1, 2013 and will expire on December 31, 2015.  Mrs. Schroeder is District representative. An Alternate is needed.
      6. York County School of Technology Joint Operating Authority
      7. York/LIU Joint Authority Board Representative - Five-year term to commence January 1, 2014. Mr. Sears' term expires December 31, 2013. 
      8. York Learning Center Joint Operating Authority Board Member
  3. Adjournment 


    DECEMBER 2, 2013
    Following Re-organization Meeting

     A G E N D A

  1. Call to Order - Board President 
  2. Board President's Report
    1. Review Roll Call Voting Procedure
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Cyclical Monitoring (Gifted and Special Education) Report - Natalie Hasenfuss
    2. District Goal Discussion. In light of the recent transition, the administration recommends revisions to the District Goals as outlined on the attached document.
    3. Budget Calendar Amendment. Our previously published budget calendar calls for a Revenue Report at this evening's meeting. Due to the transition in leadership, the administration found it necessary to move the Revenue Report to the December 16 meeting.
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Finance Committee - Mr. Miller
      1. Transportation Contract Extension. The administration recommends the approval of a three year contract extension with Durham School Services for transportation services. The extension results in a pricing increase of 1.75% for 2014-15 and a 2% increase for 2015-16 and 2016-17. The District currently is at a 2.5% price increase.
    2. Committee Minutes
      1. Communications Committee - November 4
      2. Finance Committee - October 30
      3. Nominating Committee - November 21
      4. Policy Review Committee - October 15, October 29, November 12
  6. Upcoming Meeting Schedule
    1. Special Board Meeting - December 9 - 7:30 PM
    2. Regular Monthly Meeting - December 16 - 7:30 PM
  7. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  8. 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.