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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
DECEMBER 16, 2013- 7:30 PM
RONALD PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

A G E N D A
  1. General Business 
    1. Call to Order - Mr. Miller
      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 Monthly Meeting of  November 18, 2013, the Re-Organization and Planning Committee Meetings of December 2, 2013 and the Special Board Meeting of December 9, 2013.  [Public Comment; Approve as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mrs. Clancy  [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]    
    1. Approval of Treasurer's Report as of November 30, 2013 [File for audit] 
      Treasurer's Report

      * General Fund Revenue Report (Revenue accounts are budgeted with negative values)

      * General Fund Expenditures Report (Expenditure accounts are budgeted with positive values)

      * Other Funds Reports 

      Check Summary Report

      * These are new reporting formats.
    2. Fund Account Reports showing balance as of November 30, 2013
      1. General Fund - $27,320,602.83
      2. Food Service Fund - $170,927.42
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $123,526.66
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $641,486.25
    3. Payment of Bills
      1. General Fund-2012-13 - $1,149,411.50
      2. Food Service Fund - $117,715.51
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $0
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $12,818.56
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in Executive Session on December 2, 2013 following the Re-Organization and Planning Committee Meetings for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
    2. Welcome to New Board Member, John Posenau 
    3. Committee Assignments
    4. Board Retreat Discussion
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Student Enrollment Report
    2. Thanks to Luther Memorial Church for donating winter outerware for elementary students in need.
    3. Advanced Placement District Honor Roll
    4. School Performance Profile Report - Dr. Maloney
    5. District Goals Calendar Report
    6. Following a disciplinary hearing conducted by Michele Merkle, district appointed hearing officer, the administration recommends the continuation of expulsion of student #201158 as the result of a violation as outlined in the Agreement. The student will receive in-home schooling to begin immediately. [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Food Service
      1. Dining Review Report for November
      2. Sales Report
    2. Authorization to Solicit Bids for Art. The administration recommends approval of the advertising and soliciting of bids for the 2014-15 school year for Art Supplies. [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
    3. Grant to Middle School from Patient First in the amount of $981.
    4. 2014-15 Budget Update
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Liu
  7. Planning Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. District Goals [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Communications Committee - Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The Activities and Communication Reports are provided.
      2. The Community Budget Meeting is scheduled January 21 at 7:00 PM in High School Room 160.
    2. 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. [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Mrs. Shaffer
      [Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement, resignations, employment, additional substitute teacher for 2013-2014 and building volunteer. 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. Retirement
        1. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Gabija Blotzer, Latin Teacher at the high school, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. Mrs. Blotzer is retiring after having served 35 years in education and 16 with York Suburban School District.
      2. Resignations
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Judith Bentley as a Lunchroom Aide at Indian Rock Elementary effective November 21, 2013.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Catriona Smith as a Reading Aide at East York Elementary effective December 4, 2013.
      3. Employment
        1. Recommend extension of the employment of Christine Forney as a full time substitute teacher for the second semester of the 2013-2014 school year as a school counselor at Valley View Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary (salary pro-rated based on employment and Step 1 of the Bachelor’s Degree Schedule).
        2. Recommend the employment of Nicole Stump as a substitute instructional support, reading, and library aide for the 2013-2014 school year.
        3. Recommend the employment of Andrea Powell as an Instructional Support Aide at Yorkshire Elementary effective November 25, 2013 at the hourly rate of $10.50.
        4. Recommend the employment of Jennifer Weitzel as Junior Varsity Softball Coach at the salary of $2,498 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

      4. Additional Substitute Teacher for 2013-2014
        1. Curtis Henning
      5. Building Volunteer
        1. Milana Leshinsky – Middle School Communications Club
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  9. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears 
    1. The LIU Board "...by Dawn's Early Light" Report of November 26 is provided. 
  10. York Adams Academy Report
  11. York Area Tax Bureau Report 
  12. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
    1. The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of November 26 is provided.
  13. Upcoming Meeting Schedule
    1. January 8 - Finance Committee Meeting - 5:00 PM - Education Center
    2. January 9 - Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee Meeting - 3:45 PM - Education Center
    3. January 13 - Planning Committee Meeting - 7:30 PM - Valley View Elementary School
    4. January 21 - Community Budget Meeting - 7:00 PM - High School Room 160
    5. January 27 - Regular Monthly Meeting - 7:30 PM - Valley View Elementary School
    6. February 5 - Annual Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee Meeting - 6:30 PM - High School Room 160
    7. February 10 - Planning Committee Meeting - 7:30 PM - Valley View Elementary School
    8. February 24 - Regular Monthly Meeting - 7:30 PM - Valley View Elementary School
  14. Recognition of Visitors
  15. Public Comment
  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.