YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
APRIL 12, 2021 – 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
Due to health and safety reasons, a virtual meeting format will be utilized.

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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 Regular Monthly Meeting of March 22, 2021.  [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau
  3. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Williams
    1. Ad Hoc Committee Update:  Future Focused Learning Initiative – Dr. Krauser
    2. Reports from Administrators
      1. Dr. Ellis, High School Principal
      2. Dr. Gulley, Indian Rock Elementary Principal
  4. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    1. Consent Agenda: [You have before you a recommendation from the Property and Finance Committee. 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. The Property and Finance Committee recommends the Board award the Middle School Intercom Project to Sage Technology Solutions, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $41,912. The project will be funded through the School and Safety Grant (#31789) and the General Fund.
      2. The Property and Finance Committee recommends Board approval of the General Fund inter-fund transfer to the Internal Service Fund in the amount of $2,462,605.  
      3. The Property and Finance Committee recommends Board approval of the 2021-22 Food Service Budget as presented.  
    2. Items recommended for approval on April 26, 2021:
      1. The Administration recommends the Board approve the renewal contract for Whitson’s School Nutrition Corp as the Food Service Management Company for the 2021-22 fiscal year.
      2. The Administration recommends the Board award the Preschool/Childcare Services RFP to YWCA York beginning in the 2021-22 school year. (see bid ratification)
      3. The Administration recommends the Board deny the request to waive the penalty fees on parcel 48-000-34-0078.00-CB202. 
      4. The Administration recommends the Board approve the real property tax exemption certification for parcel # 46-000-02-0242.00-00000 under the Pennsylvania State Veterans’ Commission for Real Estate Tax Exemption.
      5. The Administration recommends the Board approve the following bus/van driver for Reliance Transportation:
        Elizabeth Caruso
    3. Informational 
           2021-22 Budget Information – Tax Scenarios 
    4. The Administration recommends the Board approve a budgetary reserve of $500,000 for unanticipated expenses in the 2021-2022 General Fund Budget.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Motion to approve the Proposed Final General Fund Budget for 2021-2022 including all allocations for planned expenditures of $62,874,502. which includes a proposed tax increase of 1.9%.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. The Administration recommends the Board approve the resolution authorizing the Administration to advertise and publicly display the Board’s intentions of adopting the 2021-2022 Final General Fund Budget at the Regular Board Meeting scheduled on May 24, 2021.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    7. The Administration recommends the Board authorize the Business Office to advertise and solicit bids to procure Windows laptops.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Student Board Representative Report – Carly Bowen
  6. Committee Reports – Mr. Posenau
    1. Committee Meeting Schedule 
    2. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee Report – Mr. Scalet
      Item recommended for approval on April 26, 2021:

      Following discussion at the February 16 committee meeting, the committee recommends approval of the limited expansion of concurrent (dual) enrollment for high school students.

    3. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      Consent Agenda: [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation/retirement, employment, extracurricular, and leave of absence. 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/Retirement
        Recommendation to accept the retirement of Wayne Ingerto, Coordinator of Buildings & Grounds, effective June 30, 2021. Mr. Ingerto is retiring after having served 6 years with York Suburban School District.
      2. Employment
        Recommend the approval of the following STS Substitutes:

        1. Alison Theresa Altemose
        2. Jayme Melody Goldkind
        3. Carly Marie Hunter
        4. Bronwyn Delysia Stever
        5. Kathleen S. Virula-Vasquez
      3. Extracurricular
        Please note that if the sport season or activity is canceled, delayed, or reduced at any time during the season, the stipend shall be pro-rated or denied in its entirety at the discretion of the York Suburban School District.

        1. Recommend the appointment of Sarah Mewhirter to the position of Co-Assistant #2 Coach for High School Girls Lacrosse at the rate of $1,490 which represents Step 3 of the 2020-21 extracurricular salary schedule.
        2. The Administration recommends the Board rescind the supplemental rate of $3,701 for Ryan Bologa, High School Baseball Assistant #2 Coach position. The correct supplemental rate is $3,049 which represents Tier 3, Step 2 of the 2020-21 Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        3. The Administration recommends the Board rescind the supplemental rate of $3,701 for Ed Michalak, High School Baseball Assistant #1 Coach position. The correct supplemental rate is $3,049 which represents Tier 3, Step 2 of the 2020-21 Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      4. Leave of Absence
        Recommend the approval of the family medical leave of absence request for Tac Thomas, Teacher, beginning April 8, 2021 through the end of the 2020-21 school year.
    4. Policy Review Committee Report – Mr. Thoman
      1. The minutes of January 25 are provided.
      2. The following policies were discussed at the March 22 committee meeting and recommended out of committee for First Read by the Board at the April 12 and 26 meetings.
        1. 137.1 – Extracurricular Participation by Home Education Students
        2. 217 – Graduation Requirements
        3. 335 – Family and Medical Leaves
        4. 707 – Use of School Facilities/Grounds
        5. 803 – School Calendar
        6. 808 – Food Services
        7. 810.1 – School Bus Drivers and School Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers
        8. 907 – School Visitors
    5. Property & Finance Committee Report – Mr. Sears
      The minutes of February 1 are provided. 
    6. 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 April 6, is provided. 
    2. 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 March 25 is provided. 
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting Schedule 
  14. 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.
  15. Adjournment