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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
JANUARY 27, 2014- 7:30 PM
VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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  December 16, 2013, the Planning Committee Meeting of January 13, 2014.  [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 December 31, 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 December 31, 2013
      1. General Fund - $25,301,123.23
      2. Food Service Fund - $185,049.42
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $123,529.78
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $628,934.34
    3. Payment of Bills
      1. General Fund-2012-13 - $1,199,352.66
      2. Food Service Fund - $93,970.20
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $0
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $0
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in Executive Session on January 13, 2014 following the Planning Committee Meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues and on January 25, 2014 for the Board Retreat Work Session.
    2. York County School of Technology Budget Presentation - Mr. Jon Boyer, Business Administrator/Board Secretary
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. School Board Recognition
    2. Student Enrollment Report
    3. Report on Diversity Training - Dr. Maloney
    4. State of the District Report
    5. The administration recommends the return of Student #211190 on January 13, 2014 from an alternative education placement following an expulsion by the Board in January 2013. This student has since met all of the requirements set forth in the expulsion agreement and will return through the Trojan Intervention Program. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote] 
    6. Adjudication Re:  Student No. 211618. Upon the recommendation of the Acting Superintendent and based on the Student Discipline Hearing conducted by Brooke E.D. Say, Esquire, the Acting Superintendent recommends the Board accept the Adjudication for permanent expulsion of Student No. 211618 for a violation of School Board Policy and the Code of Student Conduct as more fully set forth in the Adjudication. The student shall be placed into cyber education and the district administration will consider a request for reinstatement to York Suburban School District from the student for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year, if the student demonstrates academic progress and regular attendance in the cyber program. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Food Service
      1. Dining Review Report for December
      2. Sales Report (revised 1/27/14)
    2. 2014-15 Budget Update
    3. Affordable Care Act Information Meetings Update
    4. Amendment to 403(b) Plan Document. The administration recommends the adoption of the Amendment to the 403(b) Plan Document to the Employer Match as it is outlined in the school district's Act 93 Administrative Compensation and Retention Plan Agreement. The Plan Document had not been updated to reflect this change at the time of implementation. [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Liu
  7. Planning Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Proposed 2014-15 School Calendar [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
    2. Proposed 2014-15 Lincoln Intermediate Unit Operating Budget & Resolution  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
    3. Proposed 2014-15 York County School of Technology Budget & Resolution  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Vote]
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee - Mrs. Clancy
      1. The minutes of January 9 meeting are provided.
      2. The Annual Meeting is scheduled February 5 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM in High School Room 160.
    2. Communications Committee - Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The Activities and Communication Reports are provided.
    3. Facilities Committee - Mrs. Freireich
      1. Capital Budget Plan Discussion
    4. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer 
      [Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirements, resignation, employment, leave for absence, additional substitute teachers, re-appointment of spring coaches, volunteer coaches for winter and spring. 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.  Retirements
        1. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Catherine Brown, math teacher at the high school, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.  Mrs. Brown is retiring after having served 25 years in education and 17 with York Suburban School District.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Lindell Gladfelter, French teacher at the high school, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.  Mrs. Gladfelter is retiring after having served 31 years in education and 14 with York Suburban School District.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Billie Jean Jensenius, first grade teacher at Valley View Elementary, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.  Mrs. Jensenius is retiring after having served 35 years in education and 29 with York Suburban School District.
        4. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Karen Kibler, secretary to the middle school principal, effective July 1, 2014.  Mrs. Kibler is retiring after having served 27 years with York Suburban School District.
        5. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Linda Kim, librarian at the high school, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.  Mrs. Kim is retiring after having served 36 years in education and 26 with York Suburban School District.
        6. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Carol Loucks, office secretary at the middle school, effective June 6, 2014.  Mrs. Loucks is retiring after having served 15 years with York Suburban School District.
        7. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Kathy Meals, facilities secretary/community education coordinator, effective April 4, 2014.  Mrs. Meals is retiring after having served 17 years with York Suburban School District.
        8. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Jane Piepmeier, first grade teacher at Valley View Elementary, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.  Mrs. Piepmeier is retiring after having served 30 years in education, all with York Suburban School District.
      2. Resignation
        1.  Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Katharine Diorio as assistant swimming coach effective December 31, 2013.
      3. Employment
        1. Recommend the employment of Jeanette Day as Assistant Swimming Coach at the salary of $2,480 (prorated based on 60% of the season) which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        2. Recommend the extension of the long-term substitute assignment of Katharine Diorio through February 7, 2014, continuing at the salary of $49,900.  Katharine is currently assigned to high school art and will continue in that position as the district fills the contract position, recently opened by a resignation.
        3. Recommend the employment of Anna Meerbach as Assistant Girls Lacrosse Coach at the salary of $1,961 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        4. Recommend the employment of Whitney Sementelli as Junior Varsity Field Hockey Coach at the salary of $2,639 which represents Step 2 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        5. Recommend the employment of Panagiota Tsipanitis as a reading aide at East York Elementary School effective January 2, 2014 at the hourly rate of $10.50.
      4. Leave of Absence
        1. Recommend Board approval of the request of Pamela Ketterman for a FMLA leave of absence starting November 7, 2013 through January 10, 2014.
      5. Additional Substitute Teachers for 2013-2014

        Krista Deardorff-Wolfe

        Elizabeth Fair

        Christopher Kazi

        Bradley March

        Brendon McGirr

        April Melato

        Lydia Merrick

        Patricia Rinkevich

        Roxanne Rotz

        LeAnn Trembly

        Panagiota Tsipanitis

        Michelle Williams

      6. Re-Appointment of Spring Coaches for 2013-2014

        Christopher Rotolo

        Head Baseball

        Thomas Lubaszewski

        Assistant Baseball

        Scott Cobb

        Junior Varsity Baseball

        Scott Toman

        Head Boys Lacrosse

        Laura Meerbach

        Head Girls Lacrosse

        Beth Milkowski

        Assistant Girls Lacrosse

        Mark O’Reilly

        Head Boys Tennis

        David Wickenheiser

        Head Track

        Neil Gutekunst

        Assistant Track

        Dan VanHouwe

        Assistant Track

        Anthony Billet

        Assistant Track

        Michael Jackson

        Head Junior High Track

        Michael Appleby

        Assistant Junior High Track

        Jamie Evans

        Head Boys Volleyball

        Sonia Guyer

        Head Girls Junior High Volleyball

        Mark Guyer

        Assistant Girls Junior High Volleyball

      7. Volunteer Coach for Winter 2013-2014

        Katharine Diorio

        Swimming

      8. Volunteer Coaches for Spring 2013-2014

        Craig Rapp

        Boys Tennis

        Rebecca Strouse

        Girls Lacrosse

        Jennifer Clancy

        Softball

        Eric Eytcheson

        Softball

    5. Policy Review Committee - Ms. Bates
      1. Revised Policies [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
        1. No. 530 - Overtime
        2. No. 614 - Payroll Authorization
        3. No. 616 - Payment of Claims
        4. No. 915 Attachment - School Related Community Organization's Annual Report
    6. Additional Committee Reports
  9. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears 
    1. The LIU Board "...by Dawn's Early Light" Report of January 7 is provided. 
  10. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  11. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  12. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
    1. The Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of January 23 is provided.
  13. Board and Committee Meeting Schedule
  14. Recognition of Visitors
  15. Public Comment
  16. Adjournment


 There will be an Executive Session immediately following the meeting.

 

 

 

ADDENDUM

 

TO:                 Members of the York Suburban School Board

FROM:            Michele A. Merkle, Ed.D, Acting Superintendent

DATE:             January 27, 2014

SUBJECT:      Addendum to the Agenda for the Board Meeting of January 27, 2014 

 

VIII.  Personnel Committee Report – Ms. Shaffer

 

        3.  Employment

 

             f:

Name:

Jacqueline Geiple

Education:

Kennard-Dale High School, Diploma; University of South Carolina, B.F.A. in Art Education

Certification:

Art K-12 and French K-12

Contract:

Temporary Professional Contract

Salary:

$51,075 – B.S. – Step 2 (to be pro-rated based on a start date of 02/10/2014)

Assignment:

Art Teacher

Building:

High School

Effective:

February 10, 2014

 

 

        4.  Leave of Absence

 

 

             b.  Recommend Board approval of the request of Margaret Flannelly for a FMLA leave of absence starting March 20, 2014 through June 3, 2014.

     

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.