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Agenda 2019-12-16

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
DECEMBER 16, 2019 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

There will be an Executive Session at 6:30 PM.

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. Recommendation for Kathy Ciaciulli to be appointed Board Secretary to complete the remainder of the two-year term which expires on May 31, 2021 as part of her responsibilities as the Director of Finance and Operations.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Reorganization Meeting and Planning Committee Meeting of December 2, 2019.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer’s Report – Mr. Sears
    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; Roll Call Vote]
    Approval of Financial Reports as of November 30, 2019 [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, Capital Reserve
    6. Student Activity Account Summary
    7. Budget Transfers
  3. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau
    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 and legal. No official action was taken.
    2. Recommendation for the adoption of the PA School Boards Association’s Principles for Governance and Leadership.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  4. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Williams
    1. District Affiliated Organization Report for YS Education Foundation. Mac Brillhart, President, will provide a brief report on the work of this organization.
    2. Superintendent’s Report
    3. The Administration recommends approval of the proposed 2020-21 School Calendar.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. Reports from Administrators
  5. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    1. Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Business Office Report which includes Items 1 through 7 that were discussed at the December 2 Planning Committee meeting. Would any Board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items? If not, I would ask that a motion be made to approve the below-mentioned items; Roll Call Vote]
      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 with 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.
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval amending the 2019-20 Budget for $84,856 as follows for the School Safety and Security Grant:
      Debit:
      10-2220-610-360-00-000-000-000-090    Tech Supp Serv Gen Supplies             $52,256
      10-2220-756-360-00-000-000-000-090    Tech Supp Serv Cap Equip New          $13,900
      10-2360-330-360-00-000-000-000-020    Office of Supt – Other Prof Svcs          $18,700
      Credit:
      10-7361  School Safety and Security Grant          $84,856
      [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval for returning $334,028 to Commonwealth of PA for the School Safety and Security competitive grant piece for the SRO/SPO positions as per Board action on October 7. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends the Board award the bid for the Stair Tread Replacement for the High School to Lauer Construction Services for a total bid amount of $126,000.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. The Administration recommends Board approval for Glenn A. Feeser to be exempt from paying real estate taxes for property located at 109 South Manheim Street, York, PA, 17402 (Parcel 460000103090000000) as approved by the Pennsylvania State Veterans Commission. This is a new application. Taxes for the year – $2,156.60.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. The Administration recommends Board approval of the additional bus/van drivers for the 2019-20 school year.
      Kristen Blair
      Lola Jacobs
      Angela Kahler
      Cheyenne Nicoll
      [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    7. Informational
      Food Service Department Report

      1. Monthly Dining Review Report
      2. Sales Report 
  6. Student Board Representative Report – Sophia Guyer
  7. Committee Reports – Mr. Posenau
    1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report – Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee recommends approval of the Administration’s New and Modified High School Courses Proposal.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      2. The Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee recommends approval of the Administration’s Class Rank Proposal.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Nominations Committee Report – Mr. Thoman
      The minutes of December 2 are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement, resignation, employment, extracurricular, 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. Retirement
          1. Recommend the retirement of Kathy Cardello, 6th Grade Teacher at the Middle School, effective at the conclusion of the 2019-20 school year. Ms. Cardello is retiring after having served 31 years in education, all with York Suburban School District.
          2. Recommend the retirement of Patricia Stanford, 6th Grade Teacher at the Middle School, effective at the conclusion of the 2019-20 school year. Ms. Stanford is retiring after having served 31 years in education, 13 with York Suburban School District.
        2. Resignation  
          1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Nate Hoover, High School Girls Assistant Soccer Coach #1, effective November 1, 2019.
          2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Sharon Hedrick, Elementary Envirothon Coordinator, effective December 12, 2019.
        3. Employment  
          1. Recommend the employment of Rebecca Flynn, substitute Paraprofessional, at an hourly rate of $9.90, effective December 17, 2019.
          2. Recommend the employment of Meredith Henning, part-time Paraprofessional, at an hourly rate of $11.08, effective December 17, 2019.
        4. Extracurricular
          Name Position Tier Step Salary
          Matthew Husler High School Jazz Band Instructor 4 4 $2191
          Patrick Mullens Elementary Envirothon Coach 8 1 $410
        5. Recommend the approval of the following volunteers, effective December 17, 2019.
          Gregory Andricos Lauren Henning Chase McGowan
          Leslie Bell Jessica Henry Daniel McHugh
          Sarah Bunch Corinne Hortman Colton Rebert
          Angela Butler Greg Hortman Amanda Reckard
          Joseph Estlack Sharon Jackson Laurel Rolle
          Maria Gomez Katherine Lecker Alicia Roth
          Ellen Good Seth Leonard Taylor Ruth
          Marcia Groom Robert Lim Tara Wilson
          Sharon Hedrick Stephanie Lloyd   
    4. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Legislative Update – Mr. Robinson
  9. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Report
    LIU Joint Operating Authority Report – Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Adams Academy Report – Mrs. Freireich
    The YAA Board Brief Report of November 26 is provided. 
  11. York Adams Tax Bureau Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
  12. York County School of Technology Report – Mrs. Schroeder
  13. Additional Information  
    Activities Report 
  14. Upcoming Events
  15. Recognition of Visitors
  16. Board Meeting Schedule
  17. 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.
  18. Adjournment