Pequea Valley School Board
February 16, 2023
CALL TO ORDER
MOMENT OF SILENCE, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION – 7th grade learner, Jaina Poirier and 6th grade learner, Evan Johnston, Salisbury will be recognized for becoming published authors.
PARTICIPATION BY THE PUBLIC (School Board Policy)
- IU 13 Board of Directors
- Technology & Curriculum
- Facilities & Grounds
- First Choice Team
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, the Board approved the February 7, 2023, Committee Meeting minutes.
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-H. (rc)
A. New School Board Policy #620, Fund Balance.
B. BBD as Auditors for the fiscal years ending in 2023, 2024, and 2025 at a fee of $35,000 per year.
C. Capital Reserve Items:
- Boiler for Salisbury Elementary School from HB McClure, at a cost of $28,440.
- Public address system (Carehawk System) for the high school from B&B Integrations, at a cost of $19,889.
D. A contract with ESCO Security to provide cameras and a security system for the new middle/high school, in the amount of $239,883, to be paid out of the Construction Fund.
E. A two-year agreement with Penn Medicine Health Works to provide an employee medical concierge program beginning April 1, 2023.
F. A contract with Lampeter-Strasburg School District for two Pequea Valley learners to receive special education services in the life skills program, at a cost of $14,390 for student A and $16,690 for student B for the 2022-2023 school year.
G. An agreement with The Meadows Psychiatric Center to provide educational services in the event that a learner is hospitalized at The Meadows, at a cost of $70 per day for the 2023- 2024 and 2024-2025 school years.
H. Three-year contract with PTS Pediatric Therapeutic Services for the following services:
- 2023-2024 at the following rates: $73.99 per hour for Speech; $70.49 per hour for Occupational and Physical Therapy; $56.49 per hour for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
- 2024-2025 at the following rates: $74.99 per hour for Speech; $71.49 per hour for Occupational and Physical Therapy; $56.99 per hour for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
- 2025-2026 at the following rates: $75.99 per hour for Speech; $72.49 per hour for Occupational and Physical Therapy; $57.99 per hour for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, approval was given for the following Consent Agenda Items A-C. (rc)
A. The Pequea Valley School District Calendar for the 2023-2024 school year.
B. The Course Selection Guide for the 2023-2024 school year.
A. Proposed agenda topics for March 7, 2023, Committee meeting
- Building Update
- Preliminary General Fund Budget Update
- Food Service Update