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Agenda 2020-08-03

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
AUGUST 3, 2020 – 7:00 PM
Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized.

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. Place your comments at the Public Comment Form link found on this page. 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.

      Public Comment that was shared

    5. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Combined Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meeting of July 20, 2020.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau

    The Board met July 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM in Executive Session in a virtual format 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
    1. The Administration recommends approval of the Health and Safety Plan.
      YSSD Health and Safety Plan

      [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]

    2. Motion to declare that COVID-19 is an emergency within the meaning of Section 520.1 of the Pennsylvania School Code, and, therefore, authorize the Superintendent to implement changes pertinent to the issuance of emergency declarations under Section 520.1, and approve the associated Emergency Instructional Time Template.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote] 
    3. Second Read of proposed revisions to Policy 204 – Attendance
    4. The Administration recommends the Board approve a settlement agreement between the District and parents of a student.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Reports from Administrators
  4. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    1. The Property and Finance Committee recommends the Board authorize the Administration to work with PFM Financial Advisors LLC, as Financial Advisor, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, as Placement Agent, Stock and Leader as Bond Counsel, and the local Solicitor in conjunction with the issuance of the Series of 2020, for the purpose of taxable advance refunding the District’s Outstanding General Obligation Bonds, Series A of 2016, with a minimum net savings target of $325,000.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends that the Board approve the contract with ABA Support Services, LLC for a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at $100 an hour up to 10 hours per week of ongoing consultation to include observations, data collections, staff training, meeting with school personnel, and preparation of reports as requested by the school district. The contract is effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends that the Board approve the three-year service agreement with Go Formative for virtual and in-person formative teaching and assessment. The cost for the first year is $9,000 and $19,000 in years 2 and 3.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the District positions and personnel permitted to use the District’s procurement cards and their corresponding spending limits as directed in Policy 625, Procurement Cards.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Informational

      Mrs. Ciaciulli will provide estimated costs related to reopening.

  5. Student Board Representative Report – Carly Bowen
  6. 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, reappointment of fall coach, leave of absence, and memorandum of understanding. 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 the resignation of Heather Hertzog, Administrative Assistant for Guidance, effective August 7, 2020.
      2. Athletics/Extra-Curricular

        Reappointment of Fall Coach
        Please note that if the sport season or activity is canceled, delayed or reduced at anytime during the season, the stipend shall be pro-rated or denied in its entirety at the discretion of the York Suburban School District.

        Season

        Sport Position First Name Last Name Tier Step Pay
        Fall Football – HS HS Co-Assistant #3 (1/2) Ali Johnson 3 4 $2,177.50
      3. Leave of Absence
        Request approval of sabbatical leave for Lona Kluttz, Teacher, for the 2020-21 school year.
      4. Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding for two additional confidential positions to be withheld from the Support Union classifications.
    3. Property and Finance Committee – Mr. Sears
      1. The minutes of June 10 is provided.
    4. 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 – Mrs. Ciaciulli
  11. York County School of Technology Report – Mrs. Schroeder
    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of July 23 is provided.
  12. Additional Information  
  13. Upcoming Events
  14. Recognition of Visitors
  15. Board Meeting Schedule
  16. Public Comment.  Place your comments at the Public Comment Form link found on this page. 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.

    Public Comment that was shared

  17. Adjournment