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 YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD

Regular Monthly Meeting

April 18, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Ronald H. Provard Education Center

 

A G E N D A
 

  1. General Business

    Call to Order - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    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 Planning Committee Meeting of April 4, 2016 and the Regular Monthly Meeting of March 21, 2016.  [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 any 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 March 31, 2016  [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 - Ms. Leopold-Sharp

    A committee of the Board met with representatives from York Suburban Education Association (YSEA) on April 5, 2016 at 6:30 PM in Executive Session for a Fireside Chat as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing Personnel matters. No official action was taken.
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. Student Enrollment Report
    2. Department Chair - The Administration recommends Board approval of the current Department of Business and Computer be split into two:  High School Business Department and K-8 Computer and Information Technology Department. The reason for the split is the needs of the high school have grown to be very different from the K-8 Computer. This will cost the District $1800.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the expulsion of Student #214111, as set forth in the adjudication prepared by Attorney Brooke Say following a disciplinary hearing conducted by a committee of the Board. Following a one year expulsion, the student may apply to return to York Suburban if the terms of the adjudication are met.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends the Board award the bid to Premier Construction Group, Inc. in the amount of $113,304 for the Indian Rock Elementary Secure Entrance Project.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends the Board award the bid to East Coast Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $116,000 for the East York Elementary Secure Entrance Project.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the architectural contract with Core Design Group for the Security Renovations at Indian Rock Elementary in the revised amount of $15,830.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the architectural contract with Core Design Group for the Security Renovations at East York Elementary in the revised amount of $22,170.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution requiring, between July 1 and October 31 of each year, the tax collector to file reconciled reports and pay over real estate taxes collected to the District on a weekly basis and, between November 1 and June 30, requiring the tax collector to file reconciled reports and pay over the real estate taxes collected to the District on a monthly basis.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Letter of Understanding with Invent Now, Inc. to provide certain curricula and course materials for the summer education enrichment program from June 20 through July 14, 2016 for a license fee per participant of $125 for program materials. Minimum of 35 participants with a maximum of 110 participants.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    7. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Designation of Agent Resolution which authorizes Corinne D. Mason to sign and submit the forms that are needed to obtain some reimbursement from the Jonas Snowstorm in January.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    8. Informational:
      1. 2016-17 Budget Update
      2. Food Service Department Report
        1. Dining Review Report for March
        2. Sales Report
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Miss Huh
  7. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Communications Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

      The Activities and Communications Reports are provided.
    2. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Bates
      1. In March 2016, the Board of School Directors completed the annual performance evaluation of the Superintendent. It was determined by the Board that the Superintendent sucessfully achieved the goals set forth by the Board. As a result, the Board has established the 2016-17 salary of the Superintendent to be $173,817.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      2. Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, appointments, employment, leave of absence, additional substitute teachers 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.  Resignation  

          Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Mary Wasti, Office Aide at the Middle School, effective at the end of the 2015-2016 school year.
        2.  Appointments  
          1. Recommend the appointment of Christopher Adams to the position of High School Assistant Principal effective July 1, 2016, at the salary of $104,077 plus increase to be determined by end of year evaluation.
          2. Recommend the appointment of Amy Loughran as Safety Committee Chairperson for 2nd semester 2015-2016 at the stipend of $300.
          3. Recommend the appointment of Steven Weinrich as Middle School Musical Technical Director for the 2015-2016 school year at the salary of $660 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        3. Employment  
          1. Name:

            Scott R. Shirey

            Education:

            Dallastown Area High School, Diploma; Millersville University, B.S. in Secondary Education Mathematics, 1997; The Pennsylvania State University, M.Ed. in Teaching and Curriculum, 2001; York College of Pennsylvania, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, 2010.

            Experience:

            Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction, Coordinator of Federal Programs, Coordinator of Curriculum, Supervisor of K-12 Mathematics, Secondary Math Coach, Dallastown Area School District; 7th Grade Mathematics Teacher, Summer School Math Teacher (Grades 7-12), Hempfield School District.

            Terms of Employment:

            July 1 to June 30, 260 days, full-time salaried position

            Salary:

            $104,000 (Salary to be pro-rated for days worked prior to July 1, 2016)

            Assignment:

            High School Assistant Principal

            Effective:

            On or about June 20, 2016

             
          2. Name:

            Matthew J. Marshall

            Education:

            Spring Grove Area High School, Diploma; East Stroudsburg University, B.S. in Physical Education and Health Education (Double Major), 2011

            Experience:

            Director of Fitness, Heritage Hills Athletic Club; Sports Performance Specialist, Phases Fitness/HHAC; Volunteer Football Coach and JV Lacrosse Coach, York Suburban School District; Quarterbacks Coach, Pleasant Valley High School

            Terms of Employment:

            July 1 to June 30, 260 days, full-time salaried position

            Salary:

            $63,000 (Salary to be pro-rated for days worked prior to July 1, 2016)

            Assignment:

            Athletic Director

            Effective:

            June 13, 2016, pending employment documents

          3. Recommend the employment of Elizabeth Anderson as a Long-term Floating Substitute Teacher at the High School effective April 4, 2016 through the end of the 2015-2016 school year, at the daily rate of $105.

          4. Recommend the employment of Danielle Glatfelter as a Long-term Substitute 2nd Grade Teacher at Valley View Elementary, effective August 15, 2016, through September 28, 2016, at the daily rate of $105.

          5. Recommend the employment of Richard Guyer as a TAC Swim Coach at the hourly rate of $11.00, effective April 19, 2016.

          6. Recommend the employment of Jacob Henning as a Substitute Custodian at the hourly rate of $10.00, effective April 19, 2016.

          7. Recommend the employment of Deidre Smith as an Instructional Support Aide at Yorkshire Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.50, effective March 7, 2016.

          8. Recommend the employment of Thomas Triggs as Head Boys’ Basketball Coach for the 2016-2017 school year at the salary of $7,709 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

          9. Recommend the employment of Rochelle Wert as a Substitute Instructional Support Aide at the hourly rate of $9.55, effective March 22, 2016. 

        4. Leave of Absence  

          Recommend Board approval of the request of Jessica Barley, 5th Grade Teacher at East York Elementary for an intermittent FMLA leave of absence starting on or about April 1, 2016.

        5. Additional Substitute Teachers for 2015-2016  

          1. Kimberly Keene

          2. Lindsay Spitzlay

        6. Additional Volunteers for 2015-2016  

          1. Anne Agapis

          2. Ashley Althouse

          3. Amanda Bair

          4. Kim Becker

          5. Courtney Cashour

          6. Karla Coffman

          7. Jaclyn Cook

          8. Karen Gilbert

          9. Amy Grippi

          10. Vito Grippi

          11. Melissa Guyer

          12. Christopher Hartinger

          13. Brenda Hilty

          14. Mark Johns

          15. Mary Alyce Keener

          16. Gregory Kern

          17. Stacey Kuhn

          18. Barbara Lamond

          19. Sarah Landis

          20. Christopher Martin

          21. Alicia Myers

          22. Andrea Raffensberger

          23. Jessica Saunders

          24. Christina Saur

          25. Steven Scalet

          26. Megan Schneider

          27. Heather Shue

          28. Jennifer Stough

          29. Viviana Stryhn

          30. Melissa Stuart

          31. Kirsten Toth

          32. Lesli Willoughby
          33. Anthony Woodrome

    3. Policy Review Committee Report - Mr. Thoman

      The Policy Review Committee recommends Board approval of the following revisions to policies.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      1. 101 Mission Statement and Beliefs
      2. 103 Nondiscrimination in School and Classroom Practices
      3. 103 Attachment
      4. 103.1 Nondiscrimination - Qualified Students with Disabilities
      5. 103.1 Attachment
      6. 104 Nondiscrimination in Employment and Contract Practices
      7. 104 Attachment
      8. 105.2 Exemption from Instruction
      9. 110 Instructional Supplies
      10. 111 Lesson Plans
      11. 214 Class Rank
      12. 606 Tax Collection
      13. 707 Use of School Facilities/Grounds
      14. 707 Attachment
      15. Deletion of the following policy attachments to be moved to the Administrative Guidelines.
        1. 103.1 Attachment 2
        2. 103.1 Attachment 3
        3. 103.1 Attachment 4 
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Robinson

    The "...by Dawn's Early Light" Highlights of the LIU Board Meeting of April 5 is provided.
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Adams Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of March 31 is provided.
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  14. Public Comment
  15. Adjournment
     

    There will be an Executive Session immediately following meeting.
     

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.