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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
OCTOBER 24, 2016 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER



A G E N D A

 

  1. General Business

    Call to Order - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
    2. Roll Call
    3. 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.
    4. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes.  Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting of October 10, 2016 and the Regular Monthly Meeting of September 26, 2016.  [Public Comment; Approval as submitted/corrected]
  2. Treasurer's Report - Mr. Posenau  [Consent Agenda:  Would any Board member like any of these items considered separately or are there any questions any any of these items?  If not, the chair moves approval of the below-mentioned items; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]

    Approval of Financial Reports as of September 30, 2016  [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
    6. Student Activity Account Summary
  3. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. The Board met following the Regular Monthly Meeting on September 26, 2016 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of personnel items. No official action was taken.
    2. The Board met following the Planning Committee Meeting on October 10, 2016 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of personnel and legal items. No official action was taken.
    3. Recognition of National Merit Scholarship Program Students
      1. Congratulations to the Commended Students!
        1. Lucy Cook, daughter of Mr. James and Mrs. Melissa Cook
        2. Megan Hunt, daughter of Mr. Sean and Mrs. Nicole Hunt
        3. Daniel Lee, son of Mr. Nam Young and Mrs. Hyun Sook Lee
        4. Thomas Moyer, son of Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Lisa Moyer
        5. Jack Schultz, son of Mr. John and Mrs. Michelle Schultz
      2. Congratulations to the Semifinalists!
        1. Elizabeth Huh, daughter of Mr. Chulhaeng Huh and Mrs. Eunae Ma
        2. Molly Sargen, daughter of Mr. Jeff and Mrs. Braquel Sargen
    4. Professional Development for the Board - The President moves that the Board send two members to the NSBA Conference in March, 2017.  The estimated cost for each to attend is $2,050 (Registration - $740, Accommodations - $675, Airfare - $550, Parking and Meals - $85) for a total expenditure of $4,100.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  4. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. District Affiliated Report - All-Sports Boosters, Kristin Marquis, President
    2. Student Enrollment Report
    3. Full Day Kindergarten Study Update
    4. Student Demographic Report - Mrs. Gross
    5. Budget Goals - Dr. Merkle will present the broad administrative budget goals for the preparation of the 2017-18 budget.
    6. The Administration recommends Board approval of the confidential Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement for Student # 213455, following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Michele Merkle. The Agreement sets forth the details of the recommendation in response to the violation of the District Code of Conduct. The student will complete a ten day out of school suspension, 15 day expulsion and be placed on social probation for the remainder of 2016.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    7. The Administration recommends Board approval of the confidential Administrative Disciplinary Hearing Agreement for Student # 211400, following a hearing conducted by Board appointed hearing officer, Michele Merkle. The Agreement sets forth the details of the recommendation in response to the violation of the District Code of Conduct. The student will complete a ten day out of school suspension, 20 day expulsion and be placed on social probation for the remainder of 2016.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    8. Director of Finance Contract - The Superintendent recommends Board approval of the Agreement for Employment with Mrs. Corinne Mason as the Director of Finance, for a period of three years starting on July 1, 2017.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of a three year contract with Jostens Yearbook in the amount of $32,190. This would be for the years 2017-2018 through 2019-2020.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of Harry L. Peeples to continue to be exempt from paying real estate taxes for the property located at 1846 Clover Lane, York, PA (Parcel 48-000-21-0092-00-0000-E) as approved by the Pennsylvania State Veterans' Commission. This would take effect for the 2016-17 fiscal year.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the advertising and soliciting of bids for snow removal for the District.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Proposal for Professional Services required for renovations to the Stadium Field with Turf, Track & Court, LLC in the amount of $23,795.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Informational:

      Food Service Department Report
      1. Dining Review Report for September
      2. Sales Report
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Peyton Stuart
  7. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Communications Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

      The Activity and Communications Reports are provided.
    2. Facilities Committee Report - Mrs. Freireich
      1. The minutes of September 14 are provided.
      2. The Facilities Committee recommends the rejection of all bids for the Yorkshire Elementary secure entrance.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Bates

      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, appointment, employment, re-assignment, leave of absence, building re-assignment, substitute teachers, guest teacher, volunteer winter coaches 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; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
      1. Resignation

        Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Rebecca Hayes, long-term substitute 2nd Grade Teacher at Yorkshire Elementary, effective September 27, 2016.
      2. Appointment

        Recommend the appointment of Amy Intrieri as MS Marching & Concert Band Director for the 2016-2017 school year at the salary of $1,667, which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
          
      3. Employment  
        1. Recommend the employment of Madeleine Devaney as a TAC Swim Instructor at the hourly rate of $9.00, effective October 25, 2016.

        2. Recommend the employment of Alicia Erickson as a long -term Substitute 2nd Grade Teacher at Yorkshire Elementary from November 15, 2016 through December 22, 2016, at the daily rate of $105.

        3. Recommend the employment of Michael Hadginske as High School Trojan Theatre Lighting and Sound Advisor for the 2016-2017 school year at the salary of $1,128 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

        4. Recommend the employment of Amy Intrieri as a half-time long-term Substitute Music Teacher at the Middle School effective September 19, 2016, through approximately December 22, 2016, at the daily rate of $52.50.

        5. Recommend the transfer of Michael Kinard from the position of Assistant Boys Soccer #2 Coach at the salary of $2,870 which represents Step 3 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule, to the position of Assistant Boys Soccer #1 Coach effective for the 2016-2017 school year at the salary of $3,444 which represents Step 3 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

        6. Recommend the employment of Jacob Kitting as a Substitute Custodian at the hourly rate of $10.00 effective October 25, 2016.

        7. Recommend the employment of Jacqueline Merrifield as a Substitute Instructional Support Aide at the hourly rate of $9.55 effective October 25, 2016.

      4. Re-Assignment  

        Recommend the re-assignment of Shannon Metzler from Substitute Teacher to Temporary Professional Employee at Step 1 of the Bachelor’s scale and a salary of $53,200 to be prorated based on the start date of October 10, 2016. 

      5. Leave of Absence   

        Recommend Board approval of the request of Alexis Morrow, 2nd Grade Teacher at Valley View, for a disability leave starting on or about January 22, 2017 through approximately March 3, 2017, followed by a FMLA leave of absence through May 2, 2017.  Mrs. Morrow will be returning to employment on May 3, 2017.

      6. Building Re-assignment   

        Name

        Building Assignment

        8-17-16

        Building Re-assignment

        effective 9-26-16

        Amy Moffitt

        Valley View Elementary

        Yorkshire Elementary

         

      7. Recommend the employment of the following Substitute Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective October 25, 2016:

        Nicole Flowers

        Karen Keeney
        Gloria Nickol
      8. Recommend the employment of the following Guest Teacher at the daily rate of $100, effective October 25, 2016:

        Nicholas Mauro

      9. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteer Winter Coaches for 2016-2017:

        Joseph Hasenfuss

        Boys Basketball

        Molly Ariail

        Girls Basketball

        Brandon Hill

        Girls Basketball

        Alexis Mailman

        Girls Basketball

        Michael McKee

        Girls Basketball

        Scott Naylor

        Wrestling

        Steven Rice

        Wrestling

        Brooke Small

        Cheerleading

        Alexis Snell

        Cheerleading

      10. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteers for 2016-17:

        Sandra Adamski

        Carter Bowman

        Margarita Brantley

        Susan Brousseau

        Jill Bryant

        Bradley Ilgenfritz

        Sara Kline

        Justine Kloske

        Karen Potts

        Amber Rinehold

        Heidi Royer

        Troy Thomason

        Catherine Valakis

        Beth Weems
    4. Policy Review Committee Report - Mr. Thoman
      1. The September 27 minutes are provided.
      2. The Policy Review Committee recommends approval of the following policy revisions.
        1. 000 Board Policy/Procedure/Administrative Guidelines
        2. 002 Authority and Powers
        3. 004 Membership
        4. 810.2 Transportation - Audio/Video Recording (new policy)
          [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report - Mr. Robinson
  9. York Adams Academy Report - Mrs. Freireich
  10. York Adams Tax Bureau Report - Ms. Mason
  11. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder
  12. Recognition of Visitors
  13. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  14. 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.
  15. Adjournment
     

    AN EXECUTIVE SESSION WILL BE HELD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MEETING.
     

The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.