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School Board Pages


APRIL 7, 2014 - 7:30 PM


  1. General Business
    1. Call to Order - Mr. Miller
      1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
      2. Roll Call 
  2. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1.  School Funding Formula Resolution
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Congratulations to Dr. Brian Ellis on earning his doctorate.
    2. District Goals Update - The administration calls the board's attention to the updated matrix noting the progress made on the objectives of the District Goals.  The administration is on schedule to complete all objectives as set forth by the Board.
    3. Job Descriptions. The administration is recommending the following with respect to job descriptions:
      1. Minor changes to the job description of the Superintendent
      2. Change in title from Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction to Assistant Superintendent
      3. Adoption of the job description of the Assistant Superintendent
      4. Adoption of the job description of the Director of Educational Services
      5. Change in title from Director of Finance and Support Services to Director of Finance 
    4. PA Economy League Report - At the request of the district, Chapter 5 of the PA Economy League Report on enrollment has been revised.  The entire report is available for review.  Additionally, the administration has prepared an Administrative Summary as an additional resource.  A brief presentation of the report will be made.  
    5. Enrollment and Personnel Management Report - The administration will provide a brief presentation to summarize the full report which is also available for review.  
    6. Elementary Building Utilization Report - The administration will provide a written and oral report on its study of the elementary building utilization.  
    7. Cyber Charter Invitation - On April 4, 95 letters were mailed to the parents of district students enrolled in charter schools.  The letter extended an invitation to parents to consider enrollment in York Suburban.  The attached flyer was enclosed with each letter.
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Informational  Items
      1. School property tax data 
      2. Donation received from Trojan Wrestling Club in the amount of $9,795.36.
      3. Donation received from David Turybury in the amount of $4,051.39 (softball items).
    2. Items being recommended for approval on April 22
      1. The administration is recommending awarding the bid for the Middle School Floor Project.
      2. The administration is recommending awarding the bid for the High School Boiler Project.
      3. The administration is recommending approval of the Memorandum of Understanding - York Suburban Education Association - Lump Sum Payment  By the manner in which the contract is currently written, teachers receive their final lump sum pay prior to the last day of school.  The recommended MOU will change the timing of the payment.
      4. The administrattion is recommending approval of the Memorandum of Understanding - York Suburban Educational Support Personnel Association - Summer Four-Day Work Week Schedule
      5. The administration is recommending approval of the resolution to adopt the proposed final 2014-15 budget for display and advertising.
      6. The administration is recommending approval of the Use of Facilities Fee Schedule for 2014-15 school year.
  5. New Business - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. 2014-15 Calendar - 2015 Board Meeting Schedule Discussion
  6. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule
    2. Policy Review Committee - Ms. Bates
      1. Policy Revisions
        1.  No. 216 - Student Records
        2. No. 005 - Organization
        3. No. 006 - Meetings
        4. No. 006.1 - Attendance at Meetings via Electronic Communications
        5. No. 007 - Policy Manual Access
        6. No. 009 - Policy Development
        7. No. 101 - Mission Statement and Beliefs
        8. No. 103 - Nondiscrimination in School and Classroom Practices
        9. No. 103 Attachment
        10. No. 103.1 - Nondiscrimination - Qualified Students with Disabilities
        11. No. 103.1 Attachment 1
        12. No. 103.1 Attachment 2
        13. No. 103.1 Attachment 3
        14. No. 103.1 Attachment 4
        15. No. 104 - Nondiscrimination in Employment and Contract Practices
        16. No. 104 Attachment
        17. No. 105 - Curriculum Development
        18. No. 105.1 - Curriculum Review by Parents/Guardians and Students
        19. No. 105.2 - Exemption From Instruction
        20. Delete - No. 105.3 - Federal Programs
        21. No. 106 - Guides for Planned Instruction
        22. No. 107 - Adoption of Planned Instruction
        23. No. 108 - Adoption of Textbooks
        24. No. 109 - Resource Materials
        25. Delete - No. 109.1 - Library Weeding
        26. No. 110 - Instructional Supplies
        27. No. 111 - Lesson Plans
        28. No. 112 - Guidance Counseling
        29. No. 113 - Special Education
        30. No. 113.1 - Discipline of Students with Disabilities
    3. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Sears
      1. The "...by Dawn's Early Light" of April 1, highlights of the LIU Board Meeting is provided.
    4. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
      1.  The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report for March 27 is provided.
    5. Minutes/Announcements
      1. Finance Committee - February 26
      2. Policy Review Committee - March 11
      3. Policy Review Committee - April 1
  7. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  8. 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.