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YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD
RE-ORGANIZATION MEETING FOLLOWED BY PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 4, 2017 - 7:00 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER

A G E N D A

 

  1. Call to Order - Corinne Mason, Board Secretary 

    Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
  2. A reminder to please silence your cell phone during the meeting.
  3. The re-organization of the Board takes place for the election of a President and Vice-President and the setting of dates and times of meetings for the coming school year.

    Section 402 of the School Code states, "...that there shall be elected from the hold-over members a temporary President to chair the Re-organization meeting, and the Secretary of the Board shall act as Secretary of such meeting."

    Items of business are as follows:
    1. Election of Temporary President  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    2. Reading of the Certificates of Election for Elected Board Members
      1. Ellen C. Freireich
      2. James R. Sanders
      3. Steven P. Scalet
      4. Kenneth H. Watts
    3. Swearing In of Elected Board Members  
    4. Roll Call
    5. Report of Nominations Committee - Mr. Robinson
      1. The minutes of November 20 are provided.
      2. Election of President  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
      3. Election of Vice-President  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    6. 2018 Meeting Schedule of Planning Committee and Regular Monthly Meetings.  The Administration recommends the approval of the meeting schedule for 2018. All times are at 7:00 PM and the place where the meetings will be held is the Provard Education Center unless advertised otherwise.  [Motion; Discussion; Public Comment; Roll Call Vote]
    7. Committee and Miscellaneous Board Representative Assignments

      Policy 005 - Local Board Procedures - Organization
      1. Academic Standards and Curriculum Committee
      2. Communications Committee
      3. Facilities Committee
      4. Finance Committee
      5. Personnel Committee
      6. Policy Review Committee
      7. York County Tax Collection Committee - Ms. Mason is District Representative. The Alternate was (Ms. Leopold-Sharp).
      8. York County School of Technology Joint Operating Committee - Three-year term commenced on January 1, 2016 and will expire on December 31, 2018. Mrs. Schroeder is District Representative. Mr. Posenau is the Alternate.
      9. York County School of Technology Authority - Mr. Posenau is District Representative.
      10. York Adams Academy Board Representative - Mrs. Freireich is District Representative.
      11. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Board Representative shared with Dallastown Area School District. - Three-year term commenced on July 1, 2017 and will expire on June 30, 2020. Dallastown Area School District Board Member Sue Heistand is Representative.
      12. Lincoln Intermediate Unit Joint Operating Authority - Five-year term commenced on January 1, 2016 and will expire on December 31, 2020. Mrs. Freireich is District Representative.
      13. Legislative Policy - Mr. Robinson is District Representative.

        Board Members - Please call or email the President by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 6, to indicate your top three requests, ranked in priority order.
  4. Adjournment


 

YORK SUBURBAN SCHOOL BOARD

PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 4, 2017 - 7:10 PM
PROVARD EDUCATION CENTER
 

A G E N D A
  

  1. General Business - Board President
    1. Call to Order 
    2. 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 
  3. Acting Superintendent's Report - Dr. Redding
    1. District Affiliated Report - York Suburban Education Foundation - Mrs. Sarah Reinecker, YSEF President, will provide a brief report on the work of this organization.
    2. Consideration for 2018-2019 Programming & Budget

      Transfer of Entity - LIU Autistic Support Classroom - Mrs. Hasenfuss 
    3. New School Board Member Training PSBA - December 16 
    4. Reports from Administrators
    5. New Superintendent Search Procedures Discussion
      1. Presentation - Chester County Intermediate Unit
      2. PSBA Proposal
      3. Other Options
    6. Item being recommended for approval on December 18, 2017.  

      Rename High School Instrumental Music Student Activity Account to High School Music Program Student Activity Account 
  4. Business Office Report - Ms. Mason
    1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Core Design Group for a total of $25,000 for East York Elementary School for the first phase of renovations to the building.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Gilbert Architects, Inc. for services on a time and expense basis not to exceed 5% of the construction cost.  [Motion; Discussion; Roll Call Vote]
    3. Items being recommended for approval on December 18, 2017.
      1. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Shakespeare Theatre Company in the amount of $270 for High School English Seminar students to attend the production of Hamlet on February 21, 1018.
      2. The Administration recommends Board approval of the contract with Executive Coach, Inc. to take High School English Seminar students to see the production of Hamlet on February 21, 2018 in Washington, DC in the amount of $1,360.
      3. The Administration recommends Board approval to close the YS Singer and Choir student activity accounts and placing the remaining balances in the "new" HS Music Program student activity account.
      4. The Administration recommends Board approval to close the French Club account and place the remaining balance in the National Honor Society student activity account.
      5. The Administration recommends Board Approval of the contract  for the High School 11th and 12th grade Honors English students to attend a Broadway show November 7, 2018 in the amount of $5,175.
  5. Student Board Representative Report - Elise Atkinson
  6. Committee Reports       
    1. Academic Standards & Curriculum Committee Report - Mrs. Schroeder
      1. The minutes of August 1 are provided.
      2. Discussion on the following Proposals

        Elementary -  New K-5 English Language Arts Program Proposal

        High School 2018-19 - New and Modified Course Proposals

        High School 2018-19 - New Textbooks Proposal
    2. Personnel Committee Report  

      Consent Agenda  [You have before you the Personnel Report which includes employment, leave of absence, substitute teacher, guest teachers 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. Employment   
        1. Recommend the employment of Rose Conrad as a Long-term Substitute Learning Support Teacher at Indian Rock Elementary, starting on or about January 12, 2018, through approximately March 5, 2018, at the daily rate of $105.

        2. Recommend the employment of Danielle Glatfelter as a Long-term Substitute 2nd Grade Teacher at Valley View Elementary, starting on or about February 4, 2018, through approximately April 30, 2018, at the daily rate of $105.

        3. Recommend the employment of Susan Wolschleger as High School Musical Accompanist at the salary of $878 which represents Step 4 of the Extracurricular Salary Schedule.

      2. Leave of Absence  

        1. Recommend the approval of the request of Katie Barrett, Art Teacher at Valley View Elementary and Indian Rock Elementary, for a disability leave starting on or about April 19, 2018, followed by a FMLA leave, if needed, through May 25, 2018.

        2. Recommend the approval of the request of Amy Wallace, Reading Specialist at Valley View Elementary, for a FMLA leave of absence starting on or about January 11, 2018, through approximately January 16, 2018.

      3. Recommend the employment of the following Substitute Teacher at the daily rate of $100, effective December 5, 2017:

        Samantha Gehly

      4. Recommend the employment of the following Guest Teachers at the daily rate of $100, effective December 5, 2017:

        Chiara Tornabene
        Stephen Eppley

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

        Jennifer Raineri
        Meranda Rodenhaber 

    3. Additional Committee Reports/Announcements
  7. Lincoln Intermediate Unit  

    The  "...by Dawn's Early Light", highlights of the LIU Board meeting of November 28, is provided. 
  8. York Adams Academy - Mrs. Freireich
  9. York County School of Technology - Mrs. Schroeder

    The YCST Joint Operating Committee Mini-Board Report of November 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. An Executive Session will be held immediately following the meeting. 
  13. 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.