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Agenda 2019-12-02

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REORGANIZATION MEETING FOLLOWED BY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 2, 2019 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

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

 

A G E N D A

  1. Call to Order – Mr. Posenau, Board President 
    Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
  2. A reminder to please silence your cell phone during the meeting.
  3. The reorganization of the Board takes place for the election of a President and Vice-President and the setting of dates and times of meetings for the coming school year.

    Section 402 of the School Code states, “…that there shall be elected from the hold-over members a temporary President to chair the reorganization meeting, and the Secretary of the Board shall act as Secretary of such 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. Items of business are as follows:
    1. Election of Temporary President  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      Temporary President takes President’s Seat.
    2. Reading of the Certificates of Election for Elected Board Members
      1. John H. Posenau
      2. Richard M. Robinson
      3. Lois Ann Schroeder
      4. Joel L. Sears
      5. Michael J. Thoman
    3. Swearing in of Elected Board Members
    4. Roll Call
    5. Report of Nominations Committee – Mr. Thoman
      1. A Nominations Committee meeting was held prior to this meeting.
      2. Election of President  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Newly Elected President takes President’s Seat.
      Election of Vice-President  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    7. 2020 Meeting Schedule of Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meetings.  The Administration recommends the approval of the meeting schedule for 2020. All times are at 7:00 PM and the place where the meetings will be held is the Provard Education Center unless advertised otherwise.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    8. Committee and Miscellaneous Board Representative Assignments

      Policy 005 – Local Board Procedures – Organization

      1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee
      2. Communications Committee
      3. Facilities Committee
      4. Finance Committee
      5. Personnel Committee
      6. Policy Review Committee
      7. York Adams Tax Bureau and York County Tax Collection Committee
        Ms. Mason is District Representative. The Alternate is Mr. Posenau.
      8. York County School of Technology Joint Operating Committee
        The current three-year term commenced on January 1, 2019 and will expire on December 31, 2021. Mrs. Schroeder is District Representative. Mr. Scalet is the Alternate.
      9. York County School of Technology Authority
        Mr. Scalet is District Representative.
      10. York Adams Academy Board Representative.
        Mrs. Freireich is District Representative.
      11. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Representative shared with Dallastown Area School District
        The current three-year term ends June 30, 2020. The new three-year term will commence on July 1, 2020 and will expire on June 30, 2023. Dallastown Area School District Board Member Sue Heistand is and will continue to be the Representative.
      12. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Joint Operating Authority
        The current five-year term commenced on January 1, 2016 and will expire on December 31, 2020. Mrs. Freireich is District Representative.
      13. Legislative Policy
        Mr. Robinson is District Representative.

        Board Members – Please email the President by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 4, to indicate your top three requests, ranked in priority order.

  6. 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.
  7. Adjournment  


YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 2, 2019
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

A G E N D A

Picture of the Week
  1. General Business
    1. Call to Order – Board President
    2. 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.
    3. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Monthly Meeting of November 18, 2019.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Board President’s Report
    1. The Board met prior to this meeting in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of personnel. No official action was taken.
    2. Item recommended for approval on December 16:

      Adoption of PA School Boards Association’s Principles for Governance and Leadership

  3. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Williams
    1. Item recommended for approval on December 16, 2019:
      The Administration recommends approval of the proposed 2020-21 School Calendar.
    2. Reports from Administrators
  4. Business Office Report – Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval to advertise and solicit bids for snow removal.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Items recommended for approval on December 16, 2019:
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of Bowling as a club program starting in the 2020-21 Fiscal Year.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Wisehaven Event Contract for the York Suburban Academic Awards Banquet to be held on May 11, 2020 at a cost of $12.75 per person. A deposit is required at time of acceptance of $1,000.
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Memorandum of Understanding with Allegheny Intermediate Unit for telephone voice interpretation services wth TransPerfect Remote Interpreting for an annual fee of $120. Actual usage costs are at a rate not to exceed $.90 per minute for all languages.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval to transfer $1,354,853.43 from the General Fund Operating Checking to the Insurance Account Checking. This amount is the amount returned from Lincoln Benefit Trust. When we left Lincoln Benefit Trust, we were expecting a final payment to come about this time.
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval to transfer $500,000 to the Capital Reserve Fund as presented at the time of the 2018-19 audit.
      6. The Administration recommends Board approval to deny the request made by Attorney Margaret A. Driscoll, on behalf of her client Jessica and Friends Community, to exonerate the taxes for the 2019-2020 tax year for the property on Scarboro Drive.
      7. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with IU13 for Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) Module I Training on February 14, 2020 for a total cost of $1,050 and travel mileage outside of the IU Region of $32.48.
    3. Discussion  
      1. Budget Presentation for 2020-2021
      2. PA School Safety and Security Committee:  regarding the PCCD grant. The PA School Safety and Security Committee would like the Board to reconsider the vote on your original competitive application regarding your School Resource Officer/School Police Officer hires.
  5. Student Board Representative Report – Sophia Guyer
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule 
    2. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee Report – Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee discussed the Administration’s New and Modified High School Courses Proposal at its meeting on November 13. The committee recommends a discussion of the proposal with anticipated action taking place at the December 16 regular monthly meeting.
      2. The Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee discussed the Administration’s Class Rank Proposal at its meeting on November 13. The committee recommends a discussion of the proposal with anticipated action taking place at the December 16 regular monthly meeting.
    3. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes employment, resignation and extra-curricular. 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. Employment  
        1. Recommend the transfer of Meghan Wildermuth from part-time Paraprofessional to full-time autistic Paraprofessional, effective December 3, 2019, at a rate of $11.11 per hour.
        2. Recommend the transfer of Patricia Selegrath from substitute Aide to part-time Paraprofessional, effective December 3, 2019, at a rate of $11.08 per hour.
        3. Recommend the employment of Mimi Dickerson, full-time Personal Care Assistant, effective December 3, 2019, at a rate of $11.08 per hour.
      2. Resignation
        Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Jennifer Fasick, Middle School Assistant Principal, effective on or before January 19, 2020.
      3. Extracurricular
        1. Recommend the employment of Foster Hoyt, High School Boys Assistant Lacrosse Coach #2, at the supplemental rate of $2,921.00 which represents Step 3 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule, effective December 3, 2019.
        2. Recommend the employment of Clint Wright, Middle School Head Wrestling Coach, at the supplemental rate of $2,062.00 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule, effective December 3, 2019.
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  7. Legislative Update – Mr. Robinson
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Report
    1. The “…by Dawn’s Early Light”, highlights of the LIU Board meeting of November 26, is provided.
    2. 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
    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of November 26 is provided.
  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