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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
OCTOBER 23, 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.
    4. Discussion and Action on Board Minutes.  Approval of the Minutes of the Special Meeting of October 16, 2017, the Special Meeting followed by the Planning Committee Meeting of October 9, 2017 and the Regular Monthly Meeting of September 25, 2017.  [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, 2017  [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. Welcome to New Board Member - Joel Sears
    2. The Board met following the Planning Committee Meeting on October 9, 2017 in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of personnel. No official action was taken.
    3. The Board met prior to this evening's meeting in Executive Session as permitted by Section 707 of the Sunshine Act for the purpose of discussing matters of personnel. No official action was taken.
    4. Recognition of National Merit Scholarship Program Students
      1. Congratulations to the Semifinalists!
        1. Steven W. Burchett, Jr., son of Mr. Steven and Mrs. Deborah Burchett
        2. Bryce P. Gavin, son of Ms. Catherine Gavin
        3. Charlotte B. Nesbitt, daughter of Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Jennifer Nesbitt
        4. Zezette Pflaum, daughter of Mr. Kevin and Mrs. Micah Pflaum
      2. Congratulations to the National Hispanic Scholars!
        1. Theodore P. Gunn, son of Mr. Brian and Mrs. Eleanor Gunn
        2. Shae M. Melendez, son of Mr. Misael and Mrs. Ruth Melendez
    5. Nominations Committee Process 
  4. Acting Superintendent's Report - Dr. Redding
    1. Student Enrollment Report
    2. PDE School and Teacher Performance Reports
    3. Pennsylvania School Boards Association "Honor Roll of School Board Service"
      1. Ellen Freireich - 20 years of service
      2. Cathy Shaffer - 20 years of service
    4. Student Demographic Report - Dr. Ketterman
  5. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2017-2018 IDEA B Pass-Through Funds Allocation Agreement with Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 for a total allocation of $458,200.73.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Contract for Professional Services with PSBA for a Compensation Analysis and Market Assessment for Administrative and Support Staff compensation practices for a total cost of $5,500. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. The Administration recommends Board approval of the Resolution authorizing the York Suburban School District to incur nonelectoral debt to be evidenced by one or more series of General Obligation Bonds, in an aggregate principal amount, not to exceed $17,000,000 for the purpose of financing various capital projects and costs of issuance. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    4. The Administration recommends Board approval of the 2016-17 Audit Report. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    5. The Administration recommends Board approval of a transfer of $300,000 to the Capital Reserve Fund. [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    6. Informational:
      1. Class Size Report
      2. Budget Goals
      3. Donation of an alto saxophone, valued at approximately $300, from Bradley Kerr to the York Suburban Music Department.
      4. Donation in the amount of $1,619.50 from the Indian Rock PTO for the agendas.
      5. Donation in the amount of $1,491.10 from the Middle School PSO for headbands for the Student Council.
      6. Food Service Department Report
        1. Dining Review Report for September
        2. Sales Report
  6. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  7. Committee Reports - Ms. Leopold-Sharp
    1. Communications Committee Report - Ms. Shaffer

      The Activity and
      Communications Reports are provided.
    2. Finance Committee Report - Mr. Posenau

      The minutes of
      August 23 are provided.
    3. Personnel Committee Report - Ms. Bates

      Please note the Addendum located at the end of the agenda with additional Personnel Committee items.




      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes resignation, appointment, employment, leave of absence, re-appointment of extracurricular advisor, re-appointment of winter coaches, guest teachers, 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
        1. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Amy Moffitt, Instructional Support Aide at East York Elementary, effective November 1, 2017.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Maria Sabatino, Instructional Support Aide at East York Elementary, effective October 20, 2017.
        3. Recommend Board approval of the resignation of Gretchen Williams, Instructional Support Aide at East York Elementary, effective November 3, 2017.
      2. Appointment  
        1. Recommend the appointment of Mitzi Heaton as Indian Rock Envirothon Advisor for the 2017-2018 school year at the stipend of $558 which represents Step 3 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        2. Recommend the appointment of Dorene Ridgway as East York Envirothon Advisor for the 2017-2018 school year at the stipend of $459 which represents Step 2 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        3. Recommend the appointment of Amy Slagel as Indian Rock Envirothon Advisor for the 2017-2018 school year at the stipend of $558 which represents Step 3 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        4. Recommend the appointment of Denise Stayman as Middle School Head Cheerleading Coach (Winter) for the 2017-2018 school year at the stipend of $1,823 which represents Step 2 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
      3. Employment  
        1.  

          Name:

          Charmanique Gingles

          Education:

          College of Notre Dame of Maryland, B.A. in Biology; Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, B.S. in Science of Nursing; Eastern Mennonite University, School Nurse PK-12 certification

          Certification:

          School Nurse PK-12

          Contract:

          Temporary Professional Contract

          Salary:

          $54,625 - B.S. – Step 1 (to be pro-rated based on a start date of October 24, 2017)

          Assignment:

          School Nurse – York Suburban Middle School and Yorkshire Elementary

          Effective:

          October 24, 2017

        2. Recommend the employment of Alexandra Anderson as Assistant Cheerleading Coach (Winter) for the 2017-2018 school year at the stipend of $1,562 which represents Step 1 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        3. Recommend the employment of Rachel Fry as an Instructional Support Aide at East York Elementary effective October 24, 2017 at the hourly rate of $10.65.
        4. Recommend the employment of Richard Guyer as Assistant Swimming Coach #2 for the 2017-2018 school year at the salary of $4,302 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        5. Recommend the employment of Hope Kowalewski as Assistant Swimming Coach #1 for the 2017-2018 school year at the salary of $5,704 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.
        6. Recommend the employment of Kari Landis as a Personal Care Assistant at Valley View Elementary effective November 1, 2017 at the hourly rate of $10.65, pending employment documents.
        7. Recommend the employment of Amy Moffitt as a Substitute Instructional Support Aide at the hourly rate of $9.55, effective November 2, 2017.
        8. Recommend the employment of Gayle Rudacille as a Substitute Office Aide effective October 24, 2017 at the hourly rate of $9.55.
        9. Recommend the employment of Megan Sheely as an Office Aide at East York Elementary effective October 24, 2017 at the hourly rate of $10.65.
        10. Recommend the employment of Anne Thompson as a Substitute Instructional Support Aide effective October 24, 2017 at the hourly rate of $9.55.
      4. Leave of Absence  
        1. Recommend Board approval of the request of Kayla Ichter, 2nd Grade Teacher at Valley View Elementary, for a disability leave starting on or about February 4, 2018 through approximately March 16, 2018, followed by an FMLA leave of absence starting on or about March 19, 2018 through April 30, 2018.
        2. Recommend Board approval of the request of Danielle Robson, 3rd Grade Teacher at East York Elementary, for a disability leave starting on or about January 26, 2018 through approximately February 19, 2018, followed by an FMLA leave of absence starting on or about February 20, 2018 through April 20, 2018.
      5. Re-Appointment of Extracurricular Advisor 

        Recommend the re-appointment of Stacy Houck as Middle School Envirothon Advisor at the stipend of $656 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.  Mr. Houck was previously re-appointed at Step 2 at the May 22, 2017 Board meeting.
      6. Re-appointment of Winter Coaches for 2017-2018 

        LAST

        FIRST

        POSITION

        SALARY

        STEP

        Barley

        Jessica

        Head Girls Basketball

        $7,761

        4

        Brennan

        Craig

        Head Boys & Girls Swimming

        $8,906

        4

        Gentzyel

        Brian

        Head Wrestling

        $6,501

        4

        King

        Michael

        Assistant Wrestling

        $4,425

        4

        McFadden

        James

        Middle School Head Boys Basketball

        $4,511

        4

        Neiderer

        Corey

        Middle School Assistant Boys Basketball

        $2,604

        4

        Mountz

        Michael

        Middle School Head Wrestling

        $2,808

        3

        Rumbaugh

        Christopher

        Middle School Assistant Wrestling

        $3,433

        4

        Scerbo

        Amy

        Middle School Head Girls Basketball

        $4,511

        4

        Staab

        Nicholas

        Assistant Girls Basketball

        $5,977

        4

        Triggs

        Thomas

        Head Boys Basketball

        $7,761

        4

        Wood

        Kevin

        Assistant Boys Basketball

        $5,977

        4

        Yoder

        Leslee

        Head Cheerleading (Winter)

        $4,104

        4

      7. Recommend the employment of the following Guest Teachers for 2017-2018 at the daily rate of $100, effective October 24, 2017:

        Lyndall Akstull

        Marissa Fauth

        Lindsey Nicholson

        Garrett Strous

      8. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteer Winter Coaches for 2017-2018:

        Joseph Hasenfuss

        Boys Basketball

        Brandon Hill

        Girls Basketball

        Ashley Humma

        Cheerleading

        Michael Jury

        Wrestling

        Michael McKee

        Girls Basketball

        Scott Naylor

        Wrestling

        Steven Rice

        Wrestling

      9. Recommend Board approval of the following Volunteers for 2017-2018:

        Jaclyn Colletti

        Zipporah Erskine

        Caroline Hall

        Melissa Kaufman

        Sabrina LoDuca

        Sara Luster

        Maria Sabatino

    4. Additional Committee Reports
  8. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Report 
  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.


    ADDENDUM

     

    TO:                     Members of the York Suburban School Board

    FROM:               Larry R. Redding, D.Ed., Acting Superintendent

    DATE:                October 23, 2017

    SUBJECT          Addendum to the Agenda for the Regular Monthly Meeting of October 23, 2017

     

    VII.  Committee Reports – Ms. Leopold-Sharp

     

       C. Personnel Committee Report – Ms. Bates

     

           3.  Employment

     

                 k.  Recommend the employment of Bonnie McBride as a Substitute Instructional Support Aide at the hourly rate of $9.55, effective October 24, 2017, pending employment documents.

     

                 l.  Recommend the employment of Keila Sanchez as a Substitute Instructional support Aide at the hourly rate of $9.55, effective October 24, 2017, pending employment documents.

     

            7.  Recommend the employment of the additional Guest Teacher for 2017-18 at the daily rate of $100, effective October 24, 2017:

     

       Anthony Giuffrida

     

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.