York Suburban Board Of School Directors

Regular Monthly Meeting

August 22, 2022 – 7 p.m.

York Suburban High School – Cafeteria

A G E N D A

  1. General Business
    1. 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 Comments
        1. 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. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes
        1. Approval of the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting conducted on August 8, 2022. [Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer’s Report – Mr. Sears
    1. 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]
      1. Approval of Financial Reports as of July 31, 2022. [File for audit]
        1. Treasurer’s Reports
        2. General Fund Revenue Report
        3. General Fund Expenditure Report
        4. Summary Reports
          1. Capital Project, Capital Reserve, Food Service
        5. Check Summary Reports
          1. General Fund, Food Service, Capital Project, Capital Reserve
        6. General Input Budget Transfers
        7. Student Activities Fund Revenue Report
        8. Student Activities Fund Expenditure Report
  3. Board President’s Report – Mr. Posenau
    1. The Board met in Executive Session at 5:30 p.m. on August 22, 2022, for the purposes of discussing personnel, as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act. No official action was taken.
  4. Superintendent’s Report – Dr. Krauser
    1. PCCD Physical Safety and Behavioral Health and School Climate Grants
      1. Dr. Lorfink Dr. Campbell, and Mrs. Ciaciulli 
    2. Science Standards Update
      1. Mrs. Adrienne Myers 
  1. Business Office Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
    1. Consent Agenda: You have before you the Business Office Report. Would any Board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions on any of these items? If not, I ask that a motion be made to approve the below-mentioned items. [Roll Call Vote]
      1. Items recommended for approval on August 22, 2022:
        1. The administration recommends the Board approve the agreement with the Giant Company to administer flu shots to York Suburban employees. 
        2. The administration recommends the Board approve the Spring Math Data Access Agreement to provide the authorized consultants with Read-Only access to Spring Math Data as required for consulting services for the 2022-23 school year.
        3. The administration recommends that Board approve the renewal agreement with ABA Support Services, LLC for a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) at $110 per hour up to 10 hours per week of ongoing consultation to include; observations, data collection, staff training, meeting with school personnel, and preparation of reports as requested by the school district. The contract is effective July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.
        4. The 2022-23 Service Agreement with the Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12 for the Language Instruction Educational Program at the rate of $92.00 per hour. This includes certificated instructional staff, assessment, consulting, advising, supervisory, and support services to the District.
        5. The Administration recommends the Board approve the 2022-23 service agreement with Allegheny Intermediate Unit, operator of PA Educator.net, for a total fee of $2375.00.
        6. The administration recommends the Board approve the 2022-23 Food Service as presented.  The budget reflects a free breakfast option for all K-12 students.
        7. The Administration recommends the Board authorize the Business Office to amend the 2022-2023 PDE 2028 to reflect the State budget adoption signed into law on July 8, 2022.  This reflects an increase in Basic Education Funding of $1,106,336 and Special Education Funding of $116,981. Additionally, the District was awarded Physical Safety in the amount of $ 147,460 and a Mental Health grant in the amount of $ 147,460.
        8. The administration recommends the Board approve the service agreement with Johnson Controls to provide preventative maintenance for the Middle School Chiller not to exceed $4,218.00.
        9. The administration recommends the Board approve the annual subscription with FMX for maintenance requests, planned maintenance, event scheduling, and annual arbiter integration.  
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Real Property Tax Exemption Certificate for parcel # 46-000-01-033200-00000 under the Pennsylvania State Veterans’ Commission for Real Estate Tax Exemption. 
      3. The Administration recommends the Board approve the agreement with Wellspan Medical Group– with Karli Fickes, CRNP and Abbey LeCompte to perform student physical examinations for the 22/23 school year at a consultation fee of $500 per year. The individual physical examination fee is $15 per student. There is no change in pricing from the current school year. 
      4. The Administration recommends the board approve the agreement with Faithful Transportation Contract for the 22/23 school year to provide special transportation at a daily rate of $192.00 and a daily rate of $220 for wheelchair-accessible vans. If daily mileage reaches 90 miles or greater, the cost will be $1.90 for each additional mile. Aides for vehicles will be provided at the rate of $19.35 per hour. The cost per vehicle each day the school is closed for a “virtual day” for any reason will be $115.00.
      5. The Administration recommends the board amend the adult breakfast price from $ 1.95 to $2.07 and the adult lunch price from $3.90 to $4.02 as required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education Food & Nutrition Department. 
      6. The Property and Finance Committee recommends the board approve the replacement of the HS Natatorium Sentry Aqua Guard Disinfection Chamber at the cost not to exceed $17,630.55. This purchase will be made using Capital Projects Funds.
      7. The Administration recommends the board approve the purchase of a 3-Ton Tilt Trailer at the cost not to exceed $5,969.00. This purchase will be made using Capital Projects Funds. 
      8. The Administration recommends the Board approve the 2022-23 bus/van driver listing.
      9. The Administration recommends the Board approve the service agreement between Northeastern York School District and York Suburban School District. York Suburban School District will provide special education services to three students within the Autistic Support program at the cost of $25,985 each student for the 2022-23 school year. Any related services not included in the basic classroom costs will be billed separately following this agreement.
      10. The Administration recommends the Board approve the planned expenditures for the Physical Safety and Behavioral Health and School Climate PCCD Grants as presented. 
      11. The Administration recommends the Board approve the service agreement with IU 13 to conduct a Behavioral Health Assessment at a cost not to exceed $12,000. This is a requirement of the Behavioral Health and School Climate Grant.  
    2. Informational
      1. Spring Math
  2. Student Board Representative Report – Kiley Long or Chiara Soares
  1. Committee Reports – Mr. Posenau
    1. Personnel Committee Report – Mr. Robinson
      1. Consent Agenda: You have before you the Personnel Report. 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. Employment
          1. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Erin Ashby as a Part-Time Paraprofessional at East York Elementary School, effective August 31, 2022, at an hourly rate of $13.40 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
          2. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Hilary Chevaux as a Part-Time Paraprofessional at Yorkshire Elementary School, effective August 22, 2022, at an hourly rate of $13.40 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
          3. Recommend the Board rescind the resignation of Jennifer Hall, Art Teacher at East York Elementary School and Yorkshire Elementary School.
          4. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Stacy Heisey as a Full-Time Paraprofessional at the High School, effective August 22, 2022, at an hourly rate of $13.40 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
          5. Recommend the Board Approves the appointment of Heather Hertzog as the Full-Time 12-Month Administrative Assistant for Pupil Services and Technology at the Education Center, effective Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at an hourly rate of $23.50 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
          6. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Georgette Howard as a Part-Time Paraprofessional at East York Elementary School, effective August 22, 2022, at an hourly rate of $13.40 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
          7. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Elizabeth Pappion as a Long-Term Substitute Kindergarten Teacher at Yorkshire Elementary School for the 2022-23 school year.  Master’s, Step 1, $69,520, plus benefits under the 2021-22 YSEA Agreement. 
          8. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Jodi Yoffe as a Long-Term Substitute Kindergarten Teacher at Valley View Elementary School for the 2022-23 school year.  Master’s, Step 1, $69,520, plus benefits under the 2021-22 YSEA Agreement. 
          9. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Rochelle Wert as a Part-Time 10-Month Attendance Administrative Assistant at East York Elementary School, effective August 22, 2022, at an hourly rate of $14.00 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
          10. Recommend the Board approves the appointment of Katie Wolfe as a Full-Time Paraprofessional/Personal Care Assistant at Valley View Elementary School, effective August 22, 2022, at an hourly rate of $13.40 plus benefits in accordance with the YESPA Agreement.
        2. Transfer/Reassignment
          1. Recommend the Board accept the transfer of Tara Berman, Part-Time 10-Month Attendance Administrative Assistant at East York Elementary School to Full-Time 10-Month Administrative Assistant to the Principal at East York Elementary School, effective August 15, 2022, with an hourly rate of $18.00 plus benefits under the YESPA Agreement.
          2. Recommend the Board accept the transfer of Barrie Davis, Full-Time 12-Month 2nd Shift Custodian at the Middle School to Part-Time 12-Month 2nd Shift Custodian at the Middle School, effective September 13, 2022, with no change in hourly rate.
          3. Recommend the Board accept the transfer of Nicole Love from a Full-Time 12-Month 1st Shift Custodian at the Middle School to Head Custodian at Valley View Elementary School, effective August 9, 2022, with an hourly rate of $20.41 (SALARY CORRECTION) plus benefits under the YESPA agreement.
          4. Recommend the Board accept the transfer of Karen Potts from a Full-Time 10-Month Administrative Assistant at East York Elementary School to Coordinator of Communications and Administration Services at the Education Center, effective August 15, 2022, with a rate of $49,893.00 in accordance with the Tier II Compensation Plan.
          5. Recommend the Board accept the transfer of Kim Velasquez from a Full-Time 12-Month 2nd Shift Custodian at Yorkshire Elementary School to a Full-Time 12-Month 1st Shift Custodian at the Middle School, effective September 13, 2022, with no change in rate.
        3. Resignations/Retirements
          1. Recommend the Board accept the resignation of Nicole Fry, Assistant Business Manager at the Education Center, effective September 30, 2022.
          2. Recommend the Board accept the retirement of Tawn Ketterman, Director of Elementary Education at the Education Center, effective December 5, 2022.
          3. Recommend the Board accept the resignation of Jaime Morais, Full-Time Paraprofessional at the High School, effective August 12, 2022.
          4. Recommend the Board accept the resignation of Annie Rodriguez, Full-Time Paraprofessional/Personal Care Assistant at the Middle School, effective August 10, 2022.
          5. Recommend the Board accept the resignation of Jennifer Tuchscherer, Temporary Long-Term Substitute Teacher, effective August 9, 2022.
        4. Leaves of Absence
        5. Volunteers
          1. Recommend approval of the following volunteer.
            1.  Jeffrey Pflaum
            2. Alice Song Hartye
            3. Alice Martin
            4. Shara Hartman
  1. Substitutes 
    1. Recommend approval of the following STS substitute teachers.
      1. Kathleen Baran Bowser
      2. Elisa Roeser
      3. Kaitlyn Simpson
      4. Linda Sprenkle
  2. Substitute Custodians
    1. Recommend the approval of the following substitute custodians:
      1. Jackie Redding
  3. Bus Drivers
    1. Recommend approval of the following Reliance Student Transportation driver.
      1. Tanya Cox
  4. Extracurricular
    1. Recommend the Board approve the reappointment of Torance Harvey as Co-Assistant Athletic Director for the 2022-2023 school year, at a rate of $3,750.00.
    2. Recommend the Board approve the reappointment of  Scott Payne as Co-Assistant Athletic Director for the 2022-2023 school, at a rate of $3,750.00.
  5. The Administration recommends the creation of one Full-Time
    Paraprofessional/Personal Care Assistant position at Valley View
    Elementary School, effective August 22, 2022, due to student’s need.  This
    position will remain a valid position contingent upon the student
    remaining a student of York Suburban School District.
  6. Content Coordinators
    1. Recommend the Board approve the appointment of Angie Adams,
      Content Coordinator Guidance K-12 for the 2022-23 school year, with
      a stipend of $1,400.
  7. 2022-23 Teacher Collaborator
    1. Angie Adams, New Teacher Collaborator
      1. Stipend $1,350.00
  1. Policy Committee – Mr. Thoman
    1. The Policy Committee recommends Board approval of the following policy revisions. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
      1. Policy 218 – Student Discipline/Code of Conduct
        1. Attachment YSSD Code of Conduct
  2. Additional Committee Reports
  1. Legislative Update – Mr. Robinson
  2. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Report
    1. LIU Joint Operating Authority Report – Mrs. Freireich
  3. York Adams Academy Report – Mrs. Freireich
  4. York Adams Tax Bureau Report – Mrs. Ciaciulli
  5. York County School of Technology Report – Mrs. Schroeder
  6. Recognition of Visitors
  7. Upcoming Events
  8. Board Meeting & Committee Meeting Schedules
  9. Public Comments
    1. 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.
  10. Adjournment

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