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August 3, 2015 - 7:00 PM

There will be an Executive Session prior to the meeting at 6:30 PM.

  1. General Business

    Call to Order
     - Mr. Miller
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call 
  2. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle 
    1. Response to Audit Report Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2010 and 2009.  The Administration recommends Board approval of the Corrective Action Plans and recommends the Board certify the adoption on the response as outlined in the provided Action Plans.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Addition of Half Day Kindergarten Position.  The Administration requests Board approval of the addition of a half day Kindergarten position. This position is necessary because of the current enrollment numbers in kindergarten, the split between Valley View Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary, and the anticipation of continued growth.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
  3. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

    [Consent Agenda:  You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, employment and volunteer coach. 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  

      Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Pamela Ketterman, Custodian, effective September 10, 2015.  Mrs. Ketterman is retiring after having served 15 years with York Suburban School District.
    2. Employment  

      1. Name

        Nicole Mostert


        Dallastown Area High School, Diploma; The Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Elementary Education


        Grades PK-4


        Temporary Professional Contract


        $25,712.50 (Salary is pro-rated based on 50% employment) – B.S. – Step 1


        Kindergarten  – Valley View



      2. Recommend the employment of Amy Chapman as a Library Aide at the Middle School at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective August 19, 2015.
      3. Recommend the employment of Darren Kurilla as Middle School Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at the salary of $1,500 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
    3. Volunteer Coach for Fall 2015-16 (additional coach)  

      Malena Sanders - Girls Tennis

  4. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  5. Adjournment

AUGUST 3, 2015 - 7:00 PM

 A G E N D A

  1. General Business

    Call to Order 
    - Mr. Miller 
  2. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller

    Executive Session.
      The Board met in Executive Session following the combined planning committee and regular monthly meeting on July 20, 2015 and prior to this evening's meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Teacher Placement Chart
    2. All Hazards School Safety Plan (AHSSP) Update - Mrs. Gross
    3. Part-time Enrollment Request -  Dr. Merkle will provide the administrative perspective and past practice relative to this request.
    4. New PSSA Standards - Dr. Maloney will provide a report on the increased rigor of the PSSA cut scores.
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Items for Discussion
      1. High School Auxiliary Gym Presentation  -  Mr. Chris Adams will make a brief presentation to the Board.
      2. Eidex Presentation - Dr. Merkle will provide information on a product being recommended for purchase.
    2. Items being recommended for approval on August 17
      1. The Administration recommends approval of the 2015-16 Bus Routes and Bus/Van Drivers.
      2. The Administration recommends the Board award ___ the contract for the High School Auxiliary Gym Project in the amount of $____. 
      3. The Administration recommends the Board approve the subscriber Agreement with Eidex.
    3. Informational Items   
      1. Facilities Projects Update
      2. Basic Education Funding Formula and State Budget Update
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elizabeth Huh
  6. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Facilities Committee - Mrs. Freireich

      The minutes of June 17 are provided.
    2. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements  
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Sears
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of April 30, May 28June 25, and July 23 are provided.
  10. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  11. Comments and/or Questions from the Public
  12. Adjournment

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of each report.




TO:                 Members of the York Suburban School Board

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

DATE:            August 3, 2015

SUBJECT:    Addendum to the Agenda for the Special Board Meeting of August 3, 2015 




II.   Superintendent Report - Dr. Merkle

         C.   Release and Settlement Agreement.  The Administration recommends Board approval of the confidential Release and Settlement Agreement between the York Suburban School District and Teacher 15-001.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]


III.  Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer


         A.  Retirement


               2.  Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Lillian Lopez, Custodian, effective August 25, 2015. Mrs. Lopez is retiring after having served 8 1/2 years with York Suburban School District.



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.