Agenda For Upcoming Meeting


Meeting Agenda
January 22, 2018
7:30 PM

121 South Hess Street – Quarryville, PA 17566

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

1.      Call to Order, 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.      Presentation

3.1      Students of the Month

3.2     Trout, Ebersole and Groff - Solanco Audit Presentation, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017 -

3.2.1      A motion is requested to accept the Audit Report, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017 as presented.

3.3      Behavioral Support

4.      Approval of Board Minutes

4.1      December 18, 2017 General Business Meeting
4.2      January 8, 2018 Agenda Meeting

5.      Business/Financials

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

5.2       Capital Project Fund Reports (Activity, Investments)

5.3       Cafeteria Report

5.4       Student Activity and Athletic Program Fund Reports - A motion is requested to approve the attached reports.

Student Activity Report-2nd Quarter, Student Activity Report Year-to-Date
Athletic Program - 2nd Quarter, Athletic Program Year-to-Date

5.5      Resolution for Commitment of June 30, 2017 Fund Balance - A Motion is requested to approve the following resolution:

RESOLVED, by the Board of School Directors of Solanco School District as follows:

Whereas this resolution recognizes and approves a $325,000 commitment of the general fund to offset a potential reduction of real estate tax revenue resulting from future property reassessment appeals.

Whereas this resolution recognizes and approves a $2,377,452 assignment of the general fund for the budgeted 2017-2018 general fund operating deficit.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of School Directors of Solanco School District as follows:

1.   That the provisions of the preamble are included herein.

2.   That the Board of Education hereby directs the secretary to record this action into the official district record.

ADOPTED by the Board of Education on January 22, 2018.

Attest: Monica M. Miller, School Board Secretary

6.       Personnel

6.1      Resignations/Retirement Notices

6.2      Employment

7.       Correspondence

8.       Building 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
10.1.4      Enrollment Trends with Charts, ES Chart, MS Chart, HS Chart
10.1.5      Charter School Monthly Summary

11.      Transportation Committee

12.      Policy/Legislation

12.1      A motion is requested to approve the second and final reading of revisions to Policy 541 - Benefits for Variable Hour Personnel (first reading was held and approved on January 8, 2018).

13.      Administrative Reports

14.      Dates to Remember

January 24, 2018 - In-Service Day (91st Day)
February 5, 2018 - Agenda Meeting, 7:30 PM
February 19, 2018 - Schools Closed (Presidents' Day)
February 26, 2018 - General Business Meeting, 7:30 PM
March 5, 2018 - Agenda Meeting, 7:30 PM
March 9, 2018 - Schools Closed (Tentatively - Weather Make Up Day)

15.      Executive Session (If necessary, topic will be announced)

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"