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Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - Today is Cycle Day 5

Agenda 2020-03-27

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
MARCH 27, 2020 – 12:00 NOON

Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized. 

 

A G E N D A

Recording of Meeting

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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. Matters of Policy
      1. Policy 003 – Functions
        It is recommended the Board suspend the rules that require a second reading of a policy before Board adoption for the recommended revision to the following policy.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      2. Policy 006.1 – Attendance at Meetings via Electronic Communications
        It is recommended the Board temporarily suspend Policy 006.1 to allow for full remote participation at a meeting.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    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.
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      Public Comments that were shared.

    6. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of March 9, 2020.  [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 (February 29, 2020) [File for audit]

    1. Treasurer’s Report (All Funds)
    2. General Fund Revenue Report
    3. General Fund Expenditure Report
    4. Summary Reports – Capital Project, Capital Reserve, Food Service
    5. Check Summary Reports – General Fund, Food Service, Capital Project, Capital Reserve
    6. Student Activity Account Summary
    7. Budget Transfers
  3. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau
    The Board met in a virtual meeting format for an Executive Session on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 12:00 Noon as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of personnel. No official action was taken.
  4. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Williams
    1. Superintendent’s Report
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the confidential Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement for SID# 1935294296, following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Scott Krauser. The Agreement sets forth the details of the recommendation for the student to complete a ten-day suspension from school and continue at an alternative placement for no less than one calendar year. The student may apply to return to York Suburban if the terms of the adjudication are met.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. Reports from Administrators
  5. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    1. The Administration recommends the Board approve the Resolution in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Business Office Report which includes Items A. through D. 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 the Board approve the renewal contract with Tomlinson Bomberger for fertilizer, weed, and lawn treatments District wide for a total of $12,384, an increase of $84.00 over the 2019 contract year.
      2. The Administration recommends the Board approve the contract with PA School Business Officials (PASBO) to conduct a business office operations study at the rate of $125 per hour, not to exceed $5,000.
      3. The Administration recommends the Board approve the filing and submission of the Plan Con Part K related to the issuance of the GO Bonds, Series of 2019A, to the PA Department of Education for their approval.
      4. The Administration recommends the Board approve the Amendment to the Lincoln Learning Network 4.0 five (5) year contract that was effective July 1, 2019. The Amendment has three (3) changes:
        1. Internet bandwidth increase from 500 Mbps to 1000Mbps (actually a cost reduction)
        2. Increase bandwidth to Indian Rock Elementary from 100Mbps to 1000Mbps
        3. Increase bandwidth to Yorkshire Elementary from 100Mbps to 1000Mbps
  6. Student Board Representative Report – Sophia Guyer
  7. Committee Reports – Mr. Posenau
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule
    2. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, employment, leave of absence, 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 Tina Tyson, Personal Care Assistant, effective March 10, 2020.
      2. Employment
        Recommend the transfer of Elizabeth Bedell, from Secondary English Teacher to Middle School Assistant Principal, at a salary of $98,500, effective on or before July 1, 2020.
      3. Leave of Absence
        Request approval of an additional unpaid leave of absence for Kristin Shelley, Custodian, April 9, 2020 through April 30, 2020.
      4. Recommend the approval of the following volunteers, effective March 30, 2020.
        Tiffany Bankert Kurt Jones Heather Seward
        Arthur (Graig) Gallo Kristy Kochenour Dina Smoker
        Leslie Gibson Barbara Mardosa Michael Thoman
        Anita Gracey Irma Rivera-Orozco  
    3. Property and Finance Committee – Mr. Sears
      The minutes of February 5 are provided.
    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
  11. York Adams Tax Bureau Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
  12. York County School of Technology Report – Mrs. Schroeder
  13. Additional Information  
  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