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Agenda 2019-08-05

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
AUGUST 5, 2019 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

An Executive Session has been scheduled at 6:30, prior to the meeting.

A G E N D A

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  1. General Business
    Call to Order – Mr. Posenau, Board President

    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 Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting of July 15, 2019.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau
    The Board met prior to this meeting in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing legal matters. No official action was taken.
  3. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Williams
    Reports from Administrators
  4. Business Office Report – Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2019-20 Bus Routes and the Bus/Van Driver list.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Items recommended for approval on August 19, 2019:
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Appraisal Proposal with Mid-Atlantic Valuation Group, Inc. for Regent’s Glen Country Club for a fee of $15,000.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of a Junior High Soccer program. There would be a boys team and a girls team for grades 7-9 with 18 players on each team. The 2019-20 schedule would be an exhibition year. This is a follow-up to the Finance Committee presentation and recommendation at the May 15 Finance Committee meeting.
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the bid in the amount of $9,445 from Singer Equipment Company for of a Traulsen Reach-In Heated Cabinet. This is to be purchased from the COSTARS Contract 036-005 with money from the Food Service Fund. This equipment will be for the High School.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Integrated Orthopedic Services Agreement with OSS Health for their Company Direct Program.
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Annual Agreement with Ruppert Detective Agency LLP, effective August 15, 2019 for Uniformed/Unarmed officers at an hourly rate of $19.50 as needed for events. This is an increase of $.50 from last years agreement.
  5. Student Board Representative Report – Sophia Guyer
  6. Committee Reports – Mr. Posenau
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule 
    2. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report – Mrs. Schroeder
      The minutes of March 13 are provided.
    3. Communications Committee Report – Mr. Scalet
      The Communication Report is provided.
    4. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement, resignation, leave of absence, employment and extracurricular. 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 
        1. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Susan Lindsey, Head Custodian Valley View Elementary School, effective September 30, 2019.  Sue has been an employee of York Suburban School District for 32 years.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the retirement of Colleen Dennen-Stanley, Health Room Aide, effective July 19, 2019.  Colleen has been an employee of York Suburban School District for 10 years.
      2. Resignation
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jennifer Conley, Learning Support Teacher, effective on or before September 19, 2019.  Ms. Conley will be released early upon hiring a successful candidate for this position.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Kolea Gillette, full time paraprofessional, effective July 29, 2019.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Casey Markey, Head Baseball Coach, effective July 15, 2019.
        4. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Alicia Kowitz, Math Teacher, effective August 6, 2019, pending approval of her hire at Lampeter-Strasburg School District during their Board meeting on August 5, 2019.
        5. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Stephen Fieldhouse, HS Jazz Band Instructor, effective August 1, 2019.
      3. Leave of Absence  
        Recommend Board approval of the request of Kiersten Handy, Middle School Spanish/German Teacher, following 12 weeks of FMLA leave, for an unpaid leave absence beginning November 7, 2019 through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
      4. Employment 
        1. Recommend the employment of Nicole Garner, Elementary teacher, 190 days per year, at Master, Step 3 rate of $68,700, effective August 14, 2019 or when released by Lancaster City School District, pending receipt of all paperwork. Ms. Garner’s assignment will be East York Elementary School.
        2. Recommend the employment of Lauren Arvanites, Math teacher, 190 days per year, at Master +45, Step 3 rate of $78,825, effective for the 2019-20 school year, pending full execution of item 2.d. above.  Ms. Arvanites’ assignment will be York Suburban Middle School.
        3. Recommend the employment of Angela Pessognelli, long term substitute Spanish teacher effective for the 2019-2020 school year, pending receipt of all paperwork. Ms. Pessognelli’s assignment will be York Suburban Middle School.
        4. Recommend the employment transfer for Rachel Fry from part time paraprofessional to full time paraprofessional effective August 19, 2019.
        5. Recommend the employment transfer for Krista Kruszon from part time paraprofessional to full time paraprofessional effective August 19, 2019.
        6. Recommend the employment of Barrie Davis, part time 2nd shift five-hour custodian, at an hourly rate of $14.13, effective August 6, 2019, pending receipt of all paperwork.
        7. Recommend the employment of Rami Norris, full time Personal Care Assistant, at an hourly rate of $11.11, effective August 15, 2019, pending receipt of all paperwork.
        8. Recommend the employment of Viviana Stryhn, part time paraprofessional, at an hourly rate of $11.11, effective August 19, 2019, pending receipt of all paperwork.
      5. Extracurricular
        1. Recommend the employment of Brandon Hill, High School Girls Basketball Assistant Coach, at the supplemental rate of $2,561 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule, pending receipt of all paperwork.
        2. Recommend the employment of Tyler Laudeman, Middle School Football Co-Assistant Coach #2, at the supplemental rate of $1,203 which represents ½ of Step 2 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule, pending receipt of all paperwork.
        3. Recommend the employment of Justin Sowers, Middle School Football Co-Assistant Coach #2, at the supplemental rate of $1,718.50 which represents ½ of Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule, pending receipt of all paperwork.
    5. Policy Review Committee Report – Mr. Watts
      The following policies were discussed at length at the July 10 Policy Review Committee meeting and recommended out of committee for the first read at the July 15 Board meeting, second read at this meeting and eventual adoption at the August 19 Board meeting.

      1. 150 – Title I Comparability of Services
      2. 220 – Student Expression/Distribution and Posting of Materials
      3. 913 – Nonschool Organizations/Groups/Individuals
      4. 335 – Family and Medical Leaves
      5. 702.1 – Crowdfunding
      6. 122 – Extracurricular Activities
      7. 123 – Interscholastic Athletics
      8. 204 – Attendance
    6. Additional Committee Reports
  7. Legislative Update – Mr. Robinson
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Report
    LIU Joint Operating Authority Report – Mrs. Freireich
  9. York Adams Academy Report – Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Adams Tax Bureau Report – Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology Report – Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting 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