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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
JANUARY 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER



An Executive Session will be held prior to the meeting.


A G E N D A

 

  1. General Business

    Call to Order - Mr. Posenau
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call
    3. A reminder to please silence your cell phone during the meeting.
    4. Public Comment.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
    5. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes.  Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of January 8, 2018 and the Regular Monthly Meeting of December 18, 2017.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Sears

    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; Roll Call Vote]

    Approval of Financial Reports as of December 31, 2017  [File for audit]
    1. Treasurer's Report (All Funds)
    2. General Fund Revenue Report
    3. General Fund Expenditure Report
    4. Summary Report - Capital Project, Capital Reserve, Food Service
    5. Check Summary Report - General Fund, Food Service, Capital Project
    6. Student Activity Account Summary
    7. Budget Transfers
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Posenau
    1. The Board met on January 15, 2018 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing personnel matters. No official action was taken.
    2. The Board met prior to this meeting in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing personnel and student matters. No official action was taken.
    3. New Superintendent Search Update
    4. Measurements for Board Goals Discussion
  4. Acting Superintendent's Report - Dr. Redding
    1. Student Enrollment Report  /  Cyber/Charter Report
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the immediate expulsion of SID# 9236645607 as set forth in the Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Larry R. Redding, Acting Superintendent. The student will be placed at an alternative school for a period of not less than one full school year.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends approval for a request to file for an Act 80 Day exception with PA Department of Education for January 5, 2018. An Act 80 exception is required when a District reduces the number of instructional days below 180.  The original 2017-2018 calendar proposed January 5 to be a partial student day and a partial professional development day.  This request moves January 5 to professional development activities only.  The District exceeds the total number of instructional hours required for this request to be approved by PDE.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4.  School Board Member Appreciation Month
      1. Board Thank You
      2. Board Recognition
      3. Board Appreciation
      4. School Director Recognition Month
    5. Reports from Administrators
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration submits the proposed 2018-19 York County School of Technology Budget for consideration and approval. YCST Administrators will be in attendance at the meeting to provide additional information. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Paragon Engineering Services in the amount of $14,300 for the design, specifications and bidding/construction administration phase for the replacement of the Middle School chiller.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate of $.545 per mile for the 2018 calendar year. The rate for the 2017 calendar year was $.535.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution Certifying the Tax Rate for the 2018-19 budget will not have a tax increase that exceeds the Act 1 Index of 2.8%.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. The Administration recommends Board approval to advertise and solicit bids for network switches and access points for Indian Rock Elementary, East York Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. The Administration recommends Board approval to advertise and solicit bids for WAN connections between East York Elementary, the Middle School and Yorkshire Elementary with an option for private fiber.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    7. The Administration recommends Board approval of the two-year Amendment to the Child Care Agreement with Bright Horizons Childrens Centers LLC from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020. The programs covered by this agreement are before/after school care and full-day preschool program.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    8. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with 3 Monkeys for inflatables for Mini-Thon to be held on February 23, 2018 for a total amount of $427.90.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    9. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with FnP Productions for the SnoCo Dance Event that was held January 20, 2018 for a total amount of $2,000.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    10. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Frontline Technologies for Applicant Tracking for a total amount of $12,727.68. This is a new contract for the District that will be used as part of the recruiting, advertising, selecting and filtering applicants, interview and hiring process for all staff. This amount includes a one-time fee of $5,500.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    11. Informational:
      1. 2018-19 Budget Update
      2. Food Service Department Report
        1. Dining Review Report for December
        2. Sales Report
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  7. Committee Reports - Mr. Posenau
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule
    2. Communications Committee Report - Mr. Robinson

      The Activity and Communications Reports are provided.
    3. Finance Committee Report - Mr. Sears

      The minutes of October 18 and December 13 are provided.
    4. Personnel Committee Report - Mr. Robinson

      Please note the Addendum located at the end of the agenda that includes additional Personnel Committee items.

      Consent Agenda:  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement, resignation, employment, leave of absence, re-appointment of spring coaches, substitute teachers, guest teachers, prospective teacher as a substitute teacher, volunteer spring coach and volunteers.  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; Roll Call Vote]
      1. Retirement
        Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Kathleen Leithiser, 6th Grade Teacher at the Middle School, effective the last day of the 2017-2018 school year.  Mrs. Leithiser is retiring after having served 35 years in education and 29 with York Suburban School District.
      2. Resignation
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Anthony Billet, Assistant Boys & Girls Track Coach #1, effective January 3, 2018.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Lisa Eckenrode, Assistant Girls Soccer Coach #1, effective December 20, 2017.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jamie Evans, Head Boys Volleyball Coach, effective January 9, 2018.
      3. Employment  
        1. Recommend the employment of Justin Krebs as Assistant High School Track Coach #3, at the salary of $2,462 which represents Step 1 of the extracurricular salary schedule.
      4. Leave of Absence  

        Recommend the approval of the request of Molly McAuliffe, Art Teacher at the Middle School, for a disability leave starting on or about May 9, 2018, followed by a FMLA leave, if needed, through the end of the 2017-2018 school year.
      5. Re-appointment of Spring Coaches for 2017-2018  

        LAST

        FIRST

        POSITION

        SALARY

        STEP

        BEAM

        LUKE

        Head Boys Lacrosse

        $6,587.00

        4

        COBB

        SCOTT

        Assistant Baseball #1

        $4,333.00

        4

        ENSMINGER

        MATTHEW

        Assistant Boys Lacrosse #1

        $2,873.00

        2

        GUYER

        SONIA

        MS Head Girls Volleyball

        $3,304.00

        4

        JACKSON

        MICHAEL

        MS Head Boys & Girls Track

        $4,843.00

        4

        LARKIN

        JED

        Co-Assistant Boys Baseball #2

        $1,744.00

        3

        MARKEY

        CASEY

        Head Baseball

        $3,993.00

        2

        MEERBACH

        LAURA

        Head Girls Lacrosse

        $6,587.00

        4

        NEIDERER

        GINA

        MS Assistant Girls Volleyball

        $2,679.00

        4

        O'REILLY

        MARK

        Head Boys Tennis

        $4,422.00

        4

        PAGE

        TYLER

        Co-Assistant Boys Baseball #2

        $1,436.50

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      6. Recommend the employment of the following Substitute Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective January 23, 2018:

        Amber Copenheaver

        Melissa Douglass

        Nicole Inners

        Tyler Reisinger

      7. Recommend the employment of the following Guest Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective January 23, 2018:

        Sarah Griffiths

        Jacqueline Manjone

        Jeffery Palmer

        Sheila Sibol

      8. Recommend the employment of the following Prospective Teacher as a Substitute Teacher at the daily rate of $100, effective January 23, 2018.

        Kimberly Theophile
      9. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteer Spring Coach for 2017-2018:

        Michael Bond - Softball
      10. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteers for 2017-2018:

        Amanda Bowman

        Katherine Brantner

        Lorrie Campbell

        Michael Carletti

        Patrick Hagmann

        Natasha Jordan

        Katherine Kelly

        Ingrid Koogle

        Stacy Lewis

        Angela Liddick

        Amy Moffitt

        Julian Moraes

        Enaujare Orr

        Angela Stockman

        Lori Walton

        James Yepez
    5. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report 
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Adams Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  14. Public Comment.  All comments and questions will be addressed to the President. Board and staff members will not normally respond to comments or questions during the meeting unless recognized by the President for this purpose. Comments will be limited, at the discretion of the President, to five minutes or less.
  15. Adjournment



    ADDENDUM

     

    TO:                     Members of the York Suburban School Board

    FROM:               Larry R. Redding, D.Ed., Acting Superintendent

    DATE:                January 22, 2018

    SUBJECT          Addendum to the Agenda for the Regular Monthly Meeting of January 22, 2018 
     

VII.  Committee Reports - Mr. Posenau

 

         D. Personnel Committee Report - Mr. Robinson

 

               2.  Resignation

 

                     d.  Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Danielle Glatfelter as a Long-term Substitute 2nd Grade Teacher at Valley View Elementary, effective January 21, 2018.

 

                     e.  Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Meghan Wildermuth, Full-time Substitute Instructional Support Aide at Yorkshire Elementary, effective January 22, 2018.

 

               3.  Employment

 

                    b.  Recommend the employment of Meghan Wildermuth as an Instructional Support Aide at Yorkshire Elementary, effective January 23, 2018, at the hourly rate of $10.65.

 

                    c.  Recommend the employment of Amy Moffitt as a Long-term Substitute Instructional Support Aide at Yorkshire Elementary effective January 23, 2018, through the end of the 2017-2018 school year at the hourly rate of $10.65.

 

     

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.