Current Agenda


Meeting Agenda
September 16, 2019
7:30 PM
Central Administration Office
121 South Hess Street – Quarryville, PA 17566

Mr. Steven P. Risk, Board President
Dr. Brian A. Bliss, Superintendent

1.    Call to Order, Welcome, Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance, Moment of Silence and Invitation to Speak on Agenda Items

2.    Current Areas of District Focus

2.1    Study growth in the district and its impact on facilities
2.2    Maintain a strong financial base for the district
2.3    Continue to develop and maintain a strong K-12 academic program

3.    Presentations

4.    Approval of Board Minutes

4.1    August 19, 2019 General Business Meeting Minutes
4.2    September 9, 2019 Agenda Meeting Minutes

5.    Business/Financial Reports/Motions

5.1    General Fund Reports (Summary Activity, Detailed Activity, Investments, Check Runs)

5.2    Capital Project Fund Reports (Activity, Investments)

5.3    Cafeteria Report (motion now required to accept this report)

5.4    Solanco School District Consolidation Resolution- A motion is requested to approve the attached Consolidation Resolution.

5.5    Solanco SD – Swift MS Clermont ES – Quarryville – Add Sonitrol for Renovation – 2019-09-06 – A motion is requested to approve the attached installation approval for Sonitor security for Swift/Clermont schools.

5.6    Obsolete/Surplus Inventory Sale – A motion is requested to accept the attached list for silent auction bids accepted September 30 through October 4 with a community sale to follow on October 19, 2019.

5.7    Slippery Rock Affiliation Agreement – A motion is requested to approve the affiliation agreement with Slippery Rock.

6.    Personnel

6.1    Resignations

6.1.1    Penny Moran, ISS Monitor, Swift Middle School
Approved at the September 9, 2019 Meeting
Changed her mind after approval – did not begin employment

6.2    Employment

6.2.1    Jean Townsend, Food Service, Swift/Clermont Schools
Replaces: Molly Montney
Effective: September 17, 2019

6.2.2     Deborah Connolly, Personal Care Assistant, Bart-Colerain Elementary School
Replaces:  New position required for Student Need
Effective:  September 30, 2019

6.3     Change of Assignment

6.3.1     Tara Lefever, previously cafeteria aide – moving to extended day kindergarten classroom aide position at Bart-colerain Elementary School effecive September 23, 2019

7.    Correspondence

8.    Buildings and Grounds Committee

9.    Extra-Curricular Committee

10.    Curriculum Committee

10. 1    Reports

10.1.1    Elementary Class Size Report
10.1.2    Monthly Enrollment Report
10.1.3    Total Student Placement Report

11.    Transportation Committee

12.    Policy/Legislation - A motion is requested to approve the final reading of the following policies. The first reading was approved on September 9, 2019

Policy 004 Membership

Policy 103 Nondiscrimination – School and Classroom Practices

Policy 103.1 Nondiscrimination  – Qualified Students With Disabilities

Policy 104 Nondiscrimination – Employment Contract Practices

Policy 203 Communicable Diseases and Immunization

Policy 449 Employee Benefit Plan

13.    Administrative Reports

13.1 Superintendent’s Report_
13.2 Assistant Superintendent’s Report
13.3 Bart-Colerain Elementary School
13.4 Clermont Elementary School
13.5 Providence Elementary School
13.6 Quarryville Elementary School
13.7 Smith Middle School
13.8 Swift Middle School
13.9 Solanco High School
13.10 Director of Community Relations

14.    Dates to Remember

October 7, 2019 – Agenda Meeting, 7:30 PM
October 11, 2019 – Schools Closed (may be used as a weather make up day if necessary)
October 14, 2019 – Schools Closed for Students/Teacher In-Service Day
October 21, 2019 – General Business Meeting, 7:30 PM

15.    Executive Session (to discuss real estate and negotiations)

16.    Adjournment

"The mission of the Solanco School District is to develop responsible citizens and life-long learners by providing opportunities to maximize student academic performance in a safe and secure environment"