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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
APRIL 3, 2017 - 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.
  2. Board President's Report - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. York County Science and Engineering Fair
      1. Mrs. Leslie Gentzyel, High School Science Department Chair, will present the High School award winners:
        1. Zoe Prats, Reserve Grand Champion - daughter of Mr. Jaime and Mrs. Melanie Prats, Project, "Enhancement of Radiation Cytotoxicity by Gold and Iron Oxide Nanoparticles"
        2. Elizabeth Huh, Grand Champion - daughter of Mr. Chulhaeng Huh and Mrs. Eunae Ma, Project, "The Regulation of ATF4/CHOP by c-Myc in NSAID-induced Chemoprevention"
      2. Mr. Jamie McFadden, Middle School Science Department Chair, will present the Middle School award winner:

        Steven File, Junior Division Reserve Grand Champion - son of Mr. Steven File and Ms. Gretchen File - Project, "The Effect Of Hydroponics vs. Traditional Methods
    2. Board Meeting Schedule Discussion - 2017-18
    3. National School Boards Association Report

      Conference attendees will report out on the conference programs. 
  3. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Merkle
    1. School Division Report - Middle School
    2. The Administration will be making a recommendation to the Board for the implementation of a district-operated autistic support program at the primary level, effective August 2017.
    3. The Administration will be recommending Board approval of the addition of a full-time teaching position for the district-operated Autistic Support class at the primary level.
    4. The Administration will be recommending Board approval of the addition of a full-time teaching position for the district-operated Emotional Support class at the primary level.
    5. 2016-17 District Goal Review - Dr. Merkle will provide an update on the progress on the District Goals. 
    6. 2017-18 Draft District Goals
    7. Mental Health Services Update - Mrs. Hasenfuss will provide an overview of a program to bring mental health services into our secondary schools.
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. Items being recommended for approval on April 17, 2017.
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution Authorizing Proposed Final Budget display and advertising for the 2017-18 Budget.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Transfinder Contract and License Agreement for a total amount of $23,495. This agreement is a three year agreement for software to be used in place of Versa Trans as our transportation software with our new transportation contractor. 
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval of network switches and wireless access points to PEPPM at a total cost of $___. These are needed to replace exisiting switches and access points at the High School, Middle School and Valley View Elementary whose components are end of support life.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval of a one year license agreement with FORCECAST5 in the amount of $7,500.
      5. The Administration recommends Board approval of the bid to ___ for the water heater replacement that services the High School, Education Center and Maintenance Building at a cost of $___.
      6. The Administration recommends Board approval of a two year extension to the contract for audit services to Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC for 2017-18 in the amount of $25,100 and 2018-19 in the amount of $25,750.
      7. Informational

        Food Service Proposal Update
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Peyton Stuart
  6. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee - Mrs. Schroeder

      The minutes of January 18 and February 15 are provided.
    2. Finance Committee - Mr. Posenau
      1. The minutes of March 1 are provided.
      2. Mr. Posenau will provide an update on Finance Committee budget discussions.
    3. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit - Mr. Robinson

    The minutes of January 25 for the regular Board meeting of the York Learning Center Joint Authority are provided.
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of March 30 is provided.
  10. Board Meeting and Committee Schedule
  11. Comments and/or Questions from the Public.  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.
  12. Adjournment

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of each report.

     
     

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.