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AUGUST 31, 2015 - 7:00 PM


  1. General Business

    Call to Order - Mr. Miller
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call
  2. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller
    1. The Board met in Executive Session prior to the special board meeting on August 24, 2015 for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
    2. Reminder:  PSBA representatives will be meeting with the Board President and Superintendent on September 1 at 12:00. This is a customer service outreach. If any Board members would like to attend, please let Mrs. Erwine know this evening.
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. District Affiliated Report - Music Boosters - Kristy Atkinson and Ronda Abel, Co-Presidents, will provide a brief report on the work of this organization.
    2. Student Achievement Reports (Dr. Gulley, Dr. Grove, Dr. Krauser)
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Items being recommended for approval on September 21
      1. Next Year's Budget Calendar
      2. The Administration recommends approval of the one-time exoneration and refund of an interim tax bill for 2015 school taxes in the amount of $7,300 regarding certain real property located at 3013 East Market Street, Springttsbury Township, York County, Pennsylvania, bearing Tax Parcel Number 46-000-JJ-0011.00-00000, formerly owned by the Springettsbury Township Volunteer Fire Company. The Administration and solicitor are authorized to take all necessary steps to effectuate the exoneration and refund of the aforementioned taxes. 
    2. Informational Items
      1. Facilities Projects Update 
      2. Donation from Yorkshire Elementary PTO in the amount of $1,135.91 for Durham School Services transportation for May field trips to Perry Dell, Flinchbaugh Nursery and Strand Theatre.
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elizabeth Huh
  6. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Facilities Committee - Mrs. Freireich
      1. The minutes of July 22 are provided.
      2. The Facilities Committee recommends authorizing the Administration to move forward with approval of advertising and soliciting for bids for the High School Trojan field replacement.
      3. Capital Plan Update
    2. Finance Committee - Mr. Posenau

      The minutes of May 27 are provided.
    3. Policy Review Committee - Ms. Bates
      1. The minutes of June 2 are provided.
      2. The Policy Review Committee will be recommending approval of the following policy revisions.
        1. Delete 410 - Abolishing a Position
        2. Delete 420 - Freedom of Speech in Noninstructional Settings
        3. Delete 429 - Substitute Compensation
        4. Delete 453 - Employee Assistance Program
        5. Delete 527 - Mid-Level Supervisors
        6. Delete 529 - Substitute Compensation
        7. Delete 546 - Wage Continuation
        8. Delete 553 - Employee Assistance Program
        9. 707 - Use of School Facilities/Grounds - Rental Contract, Attachment 3
        10. 916 - Volunteers; Attachment 1; Attachment 2
    4. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Sears
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of August 27 is 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.


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.