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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
APRIL 22, 2014- 7:30 PM
RONALD H. 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  March 17, 2014 and the Planning Committee Meeting of April 7, 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 March 31, 2014 [File for audit]
      1. Treasurer's Report
      2. General Fund Revenue Report (Revenue accounts are budgeted with negative values)
      3. General Fund Expenditures Report (Expenditure accounts are budgeted with positive values)
      4. Other Funds Reports 
      5. Check Summary Report 
    2. Fund Account Reports showing balance as of March 31, 2014
      1. General Fund - $14,644,025.26
      2. Food Service Fund - $299,265.00
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $123,532.83
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $626,229.11
    3. Payment of Bills
      1. General Fund-2012-13 - $1,556,756.09
      2. Food Service Fund - $79,430.23
      3. Capital Reserve Fund - $0
      4. Capital Projects Fund-Bond Series of 2006 & 2007 - $653.00
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1. Executive Session.  The Board met in Executive Session on April 7, 2014 following the Planning Committee Meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
    2. School Funding Formula Resolution. [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. High School Green Club Report - Mrs. Foy 
    2. Student Enrollment Report
    3. Job Descriptions. The administration recommends 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
        [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The administration recommends Board approval of the completion of the ten day suspension for student #210453 as set forth in the Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Michele Merkle. It is further recommended the student be immediately placed at an alternative school placement for the duration of the school year. If the student meets all of the goals (academic, behavioral, attendance) set forth by the team, the student may apply for reinstatement to the district for the start of the 2014-15 school year. [Motion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Food Service
      1. Dining Review Report for March
      2. Sales Report 
    2. Award of the Bid for the Middle School Floor Project. The administration recommends Board approval of City Floors of York, Inc. for a bid amount of $24,105. [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]  
    3. Award of the Bid for the High School Boiler Project. The administration recommends Board approval of SSM Industries, Inc. for a bid amount of $61,400. [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    4. Memorandum of Understanding - York Suburban Education Association - Lump Sum Payment.  The administration recommends Board approval of the MOU for the YSEA for lump sum payment. [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Memorandum of Understanding - York Suburban Educational Support Personnel Association - Summer Four-Day Work Week Schedule. The administration recommends Board approval of the MOU for the YSESPA for summer four-day work week schedule. [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    6. Use of Facilities Fee Schedule for 2014-15 School Year.  The administration recommends Board approval of the Use of Facilities Fee Schedule for 2014-15 school year. [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    7. 2014-15 Proposed Final Budget Resolution.  The administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution Authorizing Proposed Final Budget Display and Advertising. [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Liu
  7. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule
    2. Communications Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The minutes of April 7 are provided.
      2. The Activities and Communication Reports are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer 
      1. [Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirements, resignations, appointments, employment and additional substitute 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; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
        1.  Retirement
          1. Recommend Board approval of the revision of the retirement date of Carol Loucks, secretary at the middle school, from June 6, 2014 to June 17, 2014.
          2. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Warren Tyson, head custodian at East York Elementary, effective May 30, 2014.  Mr. Tyson is retiring after having served 31 years with York Suburban School District.
        2.  Resignation  
          1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jennifer Grove, Coordinator of Transportation and Child Accounting, effective April 30, 2014.
          2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Charles Kress, custodian at the high school, effective March 28, 2014.
        3. Appointments  
          1. Recommend the appointment of Victoria Gross to the position of Director of Educational Services effective July 1, 2014 at the salary of $128,762.
          2. Recommend the appointment of Scott Krauser to the position of Middle School Principal effective July 1, 2014 at the salary of $110,500.
        4. Employment   
          1.  

            Name:

            Cathi Hicks

            Education:

            Dallastown Area School District, Diploma; Slippery Rock University, B.S. in Education

            Certification:

            Elementary K-6

            Contract:

            Temporary Professional Contract

            Salary:

            $50,600 – B.S. – Step 1

            Assignment:

            First Grade Teacher

            Building:               

            Valley View Elementary

            Effective:

            2014-2015

          2. Recommend the employment of Carl Young IV as a substitute custodian effective for the 2013-2014 school year at the hourly rate of $9.50.

        5. Additional Substitute Teachers for 2013-2014

          1. Stephanie Hagee

            Katie Kinnan

            Danielle Shaffer

            Catriona Smith
      2. A Fireside Chat meeting is scheduled on April 24 at 6:30 PM.
    4. Planning Committee Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
      1.  
    5. Policy Review Committee Report - Ms. Bates
      1. Policy Revisions [Motion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
        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
    6. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Public Comment
  14. Adjournment



ADDENDUM

 

TO:                 Members of the York Suburban School Board

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

DATE:             April 22, 2014

SUBJECT:      Addendum to the Agenda for the Board Meeting of April 22, 2014 

 

VII.   Committee Reports

         C.  Personnel Committee Report 
– Ms. Shaffer

 

              1.  Consent Agenda

 

                     d.  Employment

 
                           iii.  

Name:

J. Claudia Camarena-Hackos

Education:

Thomson Direct, Diploma; York College of PA, B.A. in Political Science; Millersville University, Post-Baccalaureate Certification

Certification

Spanish K-12, Social Studies 7-12

Contract:

Temporary Professional Contract

Salary:

$50,600 – B.S. – Step 1

Assignment:

World Language

Building:

Secondary

Effective:

2014-2015 (Pending Praxis Certification)

 

iv.  Recommend the employment of Joseph Robinson, who is currently a 40% World Language teacher, as a full-time World Language teacher at the salary of $51,700 (B.S. – Step 2) beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.

     

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.