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Agenda 2020-12-21

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
DECEMBER 21, 2020 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized.

An Executive Session has been scheduled at 6:30 PM, prior to this 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. 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.

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    5. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes. Approval of the Minutes of the Reorganization and Planning Committee Meetings of December 7, 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 November 30, 2020 [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 Activities Fund Revenue Report
    7. Student Activities Fund Expenditure Report
    8. Budget Transfers
  3. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau
    The Board met in Executive Session in a virtual meeting format prior to this meeting as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of negotiation. No official action was taken.
  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. Reports from Administrators
  5. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    1. The Administration recommends the Board approve the Behavioral and Special Education Services Agreement with Specialized Education of Pennsylvania as presented to the Board.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends the Board approve the agreement with LearnWell to provide educational services for a period of ten weeks beginning December 12, 2020, in the amount of $46.50 per hour.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends the Board approve Regena Nguyen as a bus/van driver for Reliance Bus Transportation.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends the Board approve the service agreement with Sunbelt Staffing to provide substitute services. This service will primarily be used for substitute nurses.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]  
    5. Motion to deny the request to waive the 10% penalty fee for the 2020 tax period on parcel # 48-000-26-0117.00-00000.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Informational
      1. COVID Expenses to Date
      2. Food Service Department Report
        1. Monthly Dining Review Report
        2. Sales Report 
  6. Student Board Representative Report – Carly Bowen
  7. Committee Reports – Mr. Posenau
    1. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee – Mr. Scalet
      1. Following discussion at the November 18 committee meeting, the committee recommends approval of the proposal for new courses at the high school.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      2. Following discussion at the November 18 committee meeting, the committee recommends approval of the proposed grading practice changes with the caveat that the Board may choose to amend the changes in the future to incorporate an A+, which will be discussed at a future committee meeting.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Nominations Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      The minutes of December 7 are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes retirement and employment. 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 approval of the retirement for Susan Robertson, Health and Physical Education Teacher, effective the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Ms. Robertson is retiring after having served 22 years in education, all with York Suburban School District.
          2. Recommend approval of the retirement for Susan Anderson, Library Science Teacher, effective the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Ms. Anderson is retiring after having served 28 years in education, 23 with York Suburban School District.
          3. Recommend approval of the retirement for Lisa Eckenrode, Elementary Teacher, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Ms. Eckenrode is retiring after having served 33 years in education, 28 with York Suburban School District.
          4. Recommend approval of the retirement for Heather Hoover, Elementary Teacher, effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Ms. Hoover is retiring after having served 18 years in education, 14 with York Suburban School District.
          5. Recommend approval of the retirement for Doris Eater, Custodian, effective May 21, 2021. Ms. Eater is retiring after having served 5 years in education, all with York Suburban School District.
        2. Employment
          1. Recommend the hourly pay rate of $22.00/hour for Amy Gardini, substitute Human Resources Assistant, effective December 9, 2020.
          2. Recommend the employment of the following STS Guest Teachers.
            1. Allyson Cook
            2. Brittany Demonda
            3. Kevin Moran
            4. Judith Perry-Bowser
            5. Emma Rikas
            6. Jared Wagner
            7. Megan Wood
            8. Laura Witwer
    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 December 15 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. 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.
  18. Adjournment