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  YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
Regular Monthly Meeting
August 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM
Ronald H. Provard Education Center


An Executive Session will be held prior to the meeting at 6:30 PM.

   
A G E N D A

  1. General Business 

    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 Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting of July 20, 2015 and the Special Meeting and Planning Committee Meeting of August 3, 2015. [Public Comment; Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Posenau  [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]

    Approval of Financial Reports as of July 31, 2015
     [File for audit]
    1. Treasurer's Report (All Funds)
    2. Condensed Board Summary Report - General Fund Revenue
    3. Condensed III Board Summary Report - General Fund Expenditures Report
    4. Condensed III Board Summary Report - Capital Projects, Capital Reserve, Food Service 
    5. Fund Accounting Check Summary Report - General Fund, Food Service, Capital Projects
    6. Student Activity Account Summary
  3. Board President's Report - Mr. Miller

    Executive Session.  The Board met in Executive Session on July 20, 2015 following the Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting, on August 3, 2015 prior to the Special Meeting and Planning Committee Meeting and prior to this evening's meeting for the purpose of discussing personnel and/or legal issues.
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle 
    1. Student Enrollment Report  
    2. Report on Opening Day - Dr. Merkle will report on the first teacher day.
    3. Report on Early Learning Partnership - Dr. Merkle will provide an update on the opening of the program.
    4. Report on Advanced Placement Scores & Keystone Results - Dr. Ellis will provide an overview of the assessment results.
    5. The Administration recommends board approval of the revision to job title from Administrative Assistant for Accounting to Accountant. The position was previously titled Accountant, and after further thought prompted by a Board member, it is more in keeping with industry standard.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Presentation of Organizational Chart - Dr. Merkle will present the revised Organizational Chart.
    7. Presentation of Tagline - Dr. Merkle will present the new YS logo and tagline and how it will be used. 
    8. As per Board policy 915, the Administration recommends that the York Suburban School Board sanction the following organizations for the 2015-16 school year:

      All-Sports Booster Club
      Music Boosters
      East York Elementary PTO
      Indian Rock Elementary PTO
      Middle School PSO
      Valley View Elementary PTO
      Yorkshire Elementary PTO

      The Administration will work with each organization to ensure that all obligations set forth in Policy 915 are met in timely fashion.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason 
    1. The Administration recommends approval of the 2015-16 Bus Routes and Bus/Van Drivers.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends the Board approve the following contracts for the High School Auxiliary Gym:  General Contractor - MCA in the amount of $259,000; and Electrical Contractor - McCarty & Son in the amount of $95,672 for a total bid of $354,672.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]  Data Support
    3. The Administration recommends the Board approve the three year Focus Subscriber License Agreement with Eidex at an annual cost of $5,746.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends the approval of the agreement with Hildebrandt Learning Centers, LLC for $48,413.67 for playground equipment for Valley View Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary that is specific for preschool programs. This agreement is for the District to buy this equipment from Hildebrandt Learning Centers, LLC over a 24 month period at a monthly cost of $2,017.23.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote] 
    5. PA-Educator.net Clearinghouse 2015-2016 Contract of Service.  The Administration recommends approval of the renewal of the PA-Educator.net Clearinghouse 2015-2016 Contract of Service for a twelve-month period, July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, in the amount of $2,137 for access to the online clearinghouse of Pennsylvania professional and non-certificated individuals to recruit candidates for employment.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

    6. Informational:
      1. Facilities Projects Update
      2. Donation from Olson Orthodontics in the amount of $1,000 for the Middle School for Positive Behavior Cards. 
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Huh
  7. Committee Reports - Mr. Miller
    1. Communication Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder

      The
      Communications Report is provided.
    2. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer 

      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement, resignation, employment, transfer, substitute teachers, guest teachers 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 Sandra Keeley, Custodian, effective December 31, 2015.  Ms. Keeley is retiring after having served 30 years with York Suburban School District.
      2. Resignation
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Marissa Caldwell, full-time substitute half-day English teacher at the high school, effective August 9, 2015.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Dennis Hulslander, Co-Assistant Football Coach #3, effective July 30, 2015.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Kathy Pavoncello, Middle School Color Guard Director, effective August 6, 2015.
        4. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jody Sayre, Reading Aide at Indian Rock Elementary, effective August 9, 2015.
        5. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Kimberly Swindle, Reading Aide at East York Elementary, effective July 31, 2015.
      3. Employment
        1. Recommend the employment of Katie King as Assistant Girls Soccer Coach #1 at the salary of $2,400 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        2. Recommend the employment of Laura Meerbach as Assistant Field Hockey Coach #1 at the salary of $2,400 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        3. Recommend the employment of Alexander Rosenkrans as a full-time substitute music teacher at East York Elementary and Yorkshire Elementary, effective August 17, 2015 through January 12, 2016 (salary pro-rated based on employment and Step 1 of the Bachelors Degree Schedule).
      4. Transfer
        1. Recommend the transfer of Robert Haynes, custodian, from a level 3 position to a Level 2 position at the hourly rate of $14.62, effective August 3, 2015.  Mr. Haynes will also be a lead custodian at the stipend of $200 per year (to be pro-rated based on an effective date of August 3, 2015).  Mr. Haynes was incorrectly approved at the hourly rate of $14.35 at the July 20, 2015 Board Meeting.

      5. Substitute Teachers  

        REGINA

        ADAMS

        CHARLES

        MANN

        JEANNE

        ADDISON

        BRADLEY

        MARCH

        AMY

        AHLBRANDT

        KAY

        MATTHEWS

        ELIZABETH

        ARZT

        DANA

        MCGURK

        HEATHER

        BEAVERS

        CRYSTAL

        MILLER

        SILVIA

        BENSON

        JANE

        MISNER

        S. LOUISE

        BETTERMAN

        MATTHEW

        MUEHLEISEN

        WESLEY

        BLYMIRE

        JENNIFER

        MUMMERT

        CHERYL

        BOWMAN

        DAPHNE

        OHL

        PATRICIA

        BRAME

        ELISE

        OLSEN

        ANN

        BROOKS

        ROBBY

        PANTELLAS

        AMY

        CHAPMAN

        MIRIAM

        PRESLEY

        REBECCA

        CHESTER

        SUSAN

        PUGLESE

        JOELLE

        CURRIER

        STEPHANY

        REIHART

        SUSANN

        DECOWSKY

        MARK

        RHINE

        JULIA

        DUNN

        PATRICIA

        RINKEVICH

        R. MICHAEL

        DUTTERA

        SUSAN

        RUBY

        THOMAS

        FOLEY

        MARIA

        SABATINO

        MICHAEL

        FROCK

        MARJORIE

        SCHAFFER

        KELLEY

        GOODYEAR

        JULIE

        SCHULTZ

        SANDRA

        GROVE

        DANIELLE

        SHAFFER

        ABBEY

        GUTEKUNST

        TARA

        SHULTZ

        KATHI

        HAMMELS

        BRIANNA

        SITES

        TRACEY

        HANEGRAAF

        DARRYL

        SMELTZER

        CAROLYN

        HARTMAN

        AMY

        SMITH

        RHADA

        HARTMANN

        CATRIONA

        SMITH

        JACQUILINE

        HILL

        EMILY

        SUNDAY

        ELIZABETH

        HOWIE

        GREGORY

        TOMEVI

        NANCY

        HUTTEL

        PANAGIOTA

        TSIPANITIS

        LEIF

        JOHNSON

        ANGELA

        TSOUKALOS

        SARAH

        JOHNSON

        BRYAN

        TUER

        MICHAEL

        KILLION

        KRISTA

        VANZANARDI

        KAYLYN

        KNAPKE

        TRACEY

        WAGNER

        MEGAN

        KOTZMAN

        GRETCHEN

        WILLIAMS

        KAYLA

        KREBS

        MICHELLE

        WILLIAMS

        AMANDA

        LAIRD

        REBECCA

        WINAND

        COLLEEN

        LAWRENCE

        STACEY

        WINTER

        CHRISTINE

        LEIK

        AMY

        WRITER

        TOWANDA

        LEMON-MCKIE

        ELIZABETH

        YEARSLEY

        KIMBERLY

        LEVAN

        LAUREN

        ZORTMAN

        LISA

        LEWIS

         

         

      6. Guest Teachers

        KATHLEEN

        BARNHART

        DIANE

        BEEGLE

        DAISY

        BRANIN

        MARGARET

        BROWN

        LORI

        CARDONE

        KIMERLY

        DAVIS

        BETSY

        DUNKEL

        EDWARD

        FOX

        JAMES

        GILES

        KATHLEEN

        HALL

        SUSAN

        HUTH

        JANE

        JOHNSON

        SUSAN

        KREVETSKI

        MARGUERITA

        MANN

        ELIZABETH

        MIALKI

        HILLARY

        NELSON

        ANGELA

        PESSOGNELLI

        KIMBERLY

        SHAFFER

        LINDA

        SLENKER

        JOHN

        SORENSON

        JUDY

        STEWART

        JAN

        TRATTNER

        MICHAEL

        WILLIAMS

        SAMANTHA

        ZEIDERS

        CARABETH

        ZORTMAN

      7. Volunteer Coach

        Justin Krebs

        Cross Country

         
    3. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Sears

    The 
    "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of August 4, is provided.
  9. PSBA Legislative Policy Liaison - Mr. Sears

    Selection of PSBA Officers  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
  10. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  11. York Area Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  12. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  13. Recognition of Visitors
  14. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule 
  15. Public Comment
  16.  Adjournment



    AN EXECUTIVE SESSION WILL BE HELD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING.



    ADDENDUM

     

     

     

    TO:                 Members of the York Suburban School Board

     

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

     

    DATE:            August 17, 2015

     

    SUBJECT:    Addendum to the Agenda for the Regular Monthly Board Meeting of August 17, 2015 

     

      

    B.  Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

     

             3.  Employment

               d.

    Name:

    Laura Gordon

     

     

    Education:

    Dallastown Area Senior High School, Diploma; Towson University, B.S. in Mass

     

    Communications; Millersville University, M.Ed. in Elementary Education

     

     

    Certification:

    ESL Program Specialist (Pending)

     

    Elementary K-6

     

     

    Contract:

    Temporary Professional Contract

     

     

    Salary:

    $65,000 – Step 1 – MS. + 15

     

     

    Assignment:

    ESL – Yorkshire Elementary

     

     

    Effective:

    2015-2016 (Pending certification)

     

             e.  Recommend employment of Rebecca Deal as a Reading Aide at East York Elementary School at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective August 17, 2015, pending employment documents.

                f.    Recommend employment of Jennifer Gaidos as a full-time substitute half-day English teacher at the high school for Alyce Keene, effective for the 2015-2016 school year (salary pro-rated based on employment and Step 1 of the Bachelors Degree Schedule), pending employment documents.

                g.  Recommend employment of Amy Slagel as an Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective August 19, 2015, pending employment documents.

                h.  Recommend employment of Caitlin Westenberger as a Reading Aide at Indian Rock Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective August 19, 2015, pending employment documents.

                i.  Recommend employment of Tracey Smith as a Substitute Instructional Support and Reading Aide effective August 19, 2015 at the hourly rate of $9.55.

          8.  Building Re-Assignment for 2015-2016

    Name

    2014-2015 Building Assignment

    2015-2016 Building Assignment

    Wolschleger, Susan

    East York/Yorkshire

    High School/Middle School/East York

     
         9.  Band Volunteer for 2015-2016

               
    Alexandra Jennings
     

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.