• Pequea Valley School Board

    May 13, 2021

    7:00 PM

    Agenda

    CALL TO ORDER  

    MOMENT OF SILENCE, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    EXECUTIVE SESSION was held today, May 13, 2021, at 6:50 p.m. to discuss a personnel matter.

    SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION – Will Porter will be recognized for placing second in the 2021 Media and Design Regional Competition (MADCom). Bishop Deshields will be recognized for making it to the finals of Madden in esports.

    PARTICIPATION BY THE PUBLIC  (School Board Policy)

    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, the Board approved the May 4, 2021, Committee meeting minutes. (rc)                 

    CHIEF OF FINANCE AND OPERATION’S RECOMMENDATIONS:

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, approval was given for the following Consent Agenda Items A-E. (rc)

    A.    For the following list of depositories:

    • Fulton Bank, Penn Square, Lancaster, PA  17601
    • Pennsylvania School District Liquid Asset Fund, 500 First Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

    B.    An extended school year contract with New Story Schools for one student from June 21, 2021 through July 29, 2021, at a cost of $375/day.

    C.   A contract with Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13 for the following services for the 2021-2022 school year:

    • Special Education.............................................. $873,009.54
    • Speech and Language......................................... $9,825.00
    • Occupational and Physical Therapy............$7,860.00
    • Job Training Services........................................... $25,206.79
    • Paraprofessional Services................................ $90,720.00

    D.  An agreement with Lancaster General Hospital to partner with the district to provide opiate use prevention and education training and services for teachers, staff, students, and families in the Pequea Valley School District. The district may invoice LGH for expenses up to $47,942.83.  

    E.    Acceptance of a “Funds for Education” award from Arkema France in the amount of €16,500 Euros (approximately $19,865) to support the C.O.R.E. program, specifically as follows:

    • 5 new welders (Arc, MIG and TIG)
    • Engine, motor supplies
    • Automotive scanner, electronics
    • Laser table, miscellaneous shop tools
    • A gazebo

    SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATIONS:

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, approval was given for the following Consent Agenda Items A-D. (rc)

    A.    The Tax Collector Appointment Resolution.

    B.    The 2021-2022 Pennsylvania Department of Education Flexible Instructional Day Program (FID).

    C.    A new high school club, GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance or Gender-Sexuality Alliance).

    D.    Personnel.

    OLD BUSINESS

    A.    Construction Update

    NEW BUSINESS

    A.    Election of Board Treasurer

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, Fred Hertzler was elected Treasurer of the Pequea Valley School Board for the period of June 1, 2021, through May 31, 2022.

    B.    Agenda topics for June 3, 2021, Committee meeting

    • 2021-2022 General Fund Budget
    • 2nd Reading Board Policy #249
    • Academic Floor Plan

    ADJOURNMENT

Last Modified on May 13, 2021