August 17, 2010, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 17, 2010, REGULAR BOARD MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.  Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, Pat Patterson, and Roger Myers.  Kristi Snodgrass, food service director, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the agenda.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 3, 2010, Regular Board Meeting.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.  Pat Patterson recused himself from the vote because he was absent from the August 3rd meeting.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
MaryAnn McGarry-Bloom, Stanwood Elementary librarian, thanked the staff that have taken time to discuss budget reductions.  She also shared her opinion to keep certificated librarians in the schools. 

PUBLIC HEARING
Roger Myers declared the public hearing open for the purpose of public comments regarding the FY 2010-11 Budget at 7:05 PM.  Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Operations, explained the budget guidelines and discussed the Budget Handbook for our Community.  He said he did not anticipate any additional funding from the Federal Education Jobs Fund.

MaryAnn McGarry-Bloom, Stanwood Elementary librarian, requested clarification on ending with a 5 percent General Fund balance.

Roger Myers closed the public hearing at 7:31 PM.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

FINANCIAL REPORT JULY 2010
Mr. Platt gave the financial report for the month of July 2010.  He discussed the executive summary regarding declining enrollment, General Fund balance, revenues and expenditures year-to-date.  The composition of the estimated ending fund balance was reviewed.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson pulled item #8, Bills and Payroll, from the consent agenda.
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-7, listed below.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1.    Cooperative Agreement with Central Washington University
2.    Second Year of the Food Service contract with Compass-Chartwell
3.    Mental Health Contract with Island County from August 15, 2010- June 30, 2010.
4.    Resolution 2009/10-009 Establishing the Budget Appropriations for FY 2010-11
5.    Payment of $126,490 to Northwest Educational Service District 189 Unemployment Pool Cooperative
6.    First Reading of Policy 6530 Insurance
7.    Personnel consent Agenda

DISCUSSION:  Ken Christoferson said he pulled Item #8 because voucher #74115 would be a conflict of interest.  

VOTE:  Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve Item #8, Bills and Payroll, except voucher #74115, Stanwood Redi-Mix.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve voucher #74115, Stanwood Redi-Mix.  Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.  Ken Christoferson abstained from the vote.

  

PAYROLL    FUND    WARRANT    TOTAL
July 2010    Payroll    #90426-90523    $2,718,857.37
     Electronic Federal Tax        $576,347.89
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE            
July 30, 2010   General 2009-10   #74028-74086   $132,456.31
    General 2010-11   #74087-74089   $5,882.27
    General 2009-10   #74090-74104   $44,237.00
August 13, 2010   General 2010-11   #74105-74114   $6,391.79
    General 2009-10   #74115-74115   $714.50
    General 2009-10   #74116-74189   $157,737.88
    Associated Student Body   #11778-11779    $441.22
    Capital Projects   #4376-4376    $100,161.51
    Private Purpose Trust    #31-31    $1,106.67

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Julie Dean thanked all of the staff that worked on preparing the FY 2010-11 budget.

Pat Patterson said he was looking forward to school starting and said that being a part of the process, in making hard decisions, was difficult.

Darlene Hartley appreciated the Budget Handbook for our Community saying it was user-friendly and outstanding for our citizens.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 7:42 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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President

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Vice President

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Director

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Director

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Attest:


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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary for the Board