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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
MAY 7, 2018 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

 An Executive Session will be held at 6:45 PM.

A G E N D A

 

  1. General Business

    Selection of a President Pro-tempore
    1. Call to Order
    2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    3. Roll Call
    4. A reminder to please silence your cell phone during the meeting.
    5. 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.
  2. Board President Pro-tempore's Report
    1. July to December 2018 Committee Schedule Discussion 
    2. Approval of the Agreement with YSESPA. The Board negotiating team recommends approval of the proposed Agreement between the Board of School Directors of the York Suburban School District and the York Suburban Education Support Personnel Association for a three year period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.  The proposed agreement includes hourly salary increases in each of the three years as well as concessions in healthcare benefits as outlined below:
      1. Three year contract changing the health benefit plan to a High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Accounts, effective July 1, 2018.
      2. School District supported deductibles for three years of $1,500 for a single member or $3,000 for family coverage.
      3. Employee contribution of 10% of the total cost of the medical and dental insurance.
      4. Spousal optional coverage remains at $150/month premium cost.

        [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3.  Item recommended for approval on May 21

      Recommendation for Joel Sears to be appointed Treasurer for one year beginning July 1, 2018 at no compensation.
  3. Acting Superintendent's Report - Dr. Redding
    1. Approval of the request from York Academy Regional Charter School - End 2017-2018 School Year on June 5,  2018 (with 190 days of instruction)  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Approval requested for 2018-19 Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbooks:
      1. Student Code of Conduct
      2. High School Student Handbook
      3. Middle School Student Handbook
      4. East York Elementary Student Handbook
      5. Indian Rock Elementary Student Handbook
      6. Valley View Elementary Student Handbook
      7. Yorkshire Elementary Student Handbook

        [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. Notice to advertise for Director of Human Resources position, anticipated hire date July 16, 2018.
    4. Reports from Administrators 
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1.  Items recommended for approval on May 21
      1. The Administration recommends Board adoption of the resolution to approve the 2018-19 General Fund Operating Budget in the amount of $_____ and to set the real estate tax rate at _____ mills.  This represents a _____% increase which is _____ to the State index set for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
      2. The Administration recommends Board adoption of the resolution authorizing the distribution of $_____ state gaming funds to _____ eligible homestead properties and _____ farmstead property under Section 342 of Act 1.  This certified amount is _____ more/less than the amount certified for the 2017-18 year.  The real estate tax reduction amount applicable to each approved homestead for 2018-19 is $_____.
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval for the Director of Finance to authorize all of the necessary transfers required for the 2017-18 fiscal year that are needed after June 30, 2018.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the following Depositories for 2018-19:
        1. Adams County National Bank
        2. Pennsylvania School District Liquid Asset Fund (PSDLAF)
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the revised Use of Facilities Fee Schedule.
      6. The Administration recommends Board approval of The Glatfelter Agency, a Division of Glatfelter Insurance Group, as Broker of Record for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
      7. The Administration recommends Board approval of the appointment of the firm, Stock and Leader Attorneys at Law, Solicitor for the District for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
      8. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2018-19 Food Service Budget of $_____ and the lunch and breakfast prices as follows:  _____
      9. The Administration recommends Board approval of the LIU Joint Purchasing Bids - General Supplies, Paper Supplies, Custodial Supplies and Art Supplies.  (Breakdown to be included for May 21 Board meeting.)
      10. The Administration recommends Board approval for Mary Jane Englert to continue to be exempt from paying real estate taxes for property located at 540 Cortleigh Drive, York, PA (Parcel 460002901190000000 ) as approved by the Pennsylvania State Veteran's Commission.  This is a renewal of the application approved by the Board in September 2013.
      11. The Administration recommends Board approval of the bid to _____ in the amount of $_____ for the Sealing of the Parking Lots.  This bid is for the sealing of the parking lots for Indian Rock Elementary, Valley View Elementary, York Suburban High School and the York Suburban High School Stadium.
      12. The Administration recommends Board approval of the bid from Tanner Furniture for a total of $12,666 for 30 chairs for the Education Center. This is a COSTARS bid item. This purchase will come out of the Capital Projects fund as it was part of the estimate in the Capital Plan for the Education Center updates to be done for the 2017-18 year.
      13. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Valencia Ballroom for the Prom to be held May 11, 2019.  The total amount of the contract is $18,076 for room rental, food and beverage.
      14. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 in the amount of $950 for on-site STEM Professional Development to be held on June 7, 2018.
    2. Informational Items  
      1. Donation in the amount of $218.15  from the Valley View PTO for the field trip to Nixon Park.
      2. Donation in the amount of $100  from the Valley View PTO for a Scholastic Book Order. 
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  6. Committee Reports - President Pro-tempore
    1. Committee Schedule
    2. Communications Committee Report - Mr. Robinson

      The minutes of March 1 are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Mr. Robinson

      Consent Agenda:  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement, resignation, employment, volunteers and reclassification. 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 Kathy Pugh, High School Administrative Assistant, effective January 31, 2019.  Mrs. Pugh is retiring after having served 15 ½ years in education and 7.5 years with York Suburban School District.
      2. Resignation
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jennifer Foremsky, Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary, effective May 31, 2018.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Amy Johns, Instructional Support Aide at the Middle School, effective May 31, 2018.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Angela Pessognelli, Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary, effective May 31, 2018.
        4. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jessica Reimer, Kindergarten Teacher at Valley View Elementary, effective June 1, 2018.
      3. Employment
        1.   
        2. Name: Ashley E. Jayne
          Education: Arcadia High School, Rochester, NY, Diploma; State University of New York, B.S. in Early Childhood Education; Nazareth College of Rochester, M.S. in Childhood Inclusive Education
          Certification:   Early Childhood PK-4
          Contract: Temporary Professional
          Salary: $67,300 – M.S. – Step 3
          Assignment: Grade 2 – Yorkshire Elementary
          Effective: 2018-2019
        3. Recommend the employment of Cassidy Mummert as District Accountant at the Education Center at the salary of $47,000, effective May 21, 2018, conditional upon completion of employment documents.
        4. Recommend the employment of Heather Robinson-Phillips as an Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.89, effective August 20, 2018. 
        5. Recommend the employment of Elizabeth Sager as an Instructional Support Aide at Indian Rock Elementary at the hourly rate of $10.89, effective August 20, 2018. 
      4. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteers for 2017-2018:

        Lara Camacho-Keja
        Hilary Chevaux
        Yuteese Dillon
        Laura Klinedinst
        Candace Meckley
        Cheryl Onelius
        Richelle Plitt
        Alina Popa
        Heidi Quinlivan
        Paraskevi Sgagias
        Carl Young V
      5. Reclassify K-12 ESL Resource position to K-12 EL Department Chair position
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Report      
    1. The "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of May 1, is provided.
    2. LIU Joint Operating Authority Report - Mrs. Freireich
  8. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York Adams Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  10. York County School of Technology Report

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of April 26 is provided.
  11. Recognition of Visitors
  12. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  13. 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.
  14. 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.