August 3, 2010, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 3, 2010, REGULAR BOARD MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.  Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, and Roger Myers.  Pat Patterson was unable to attend.  Roger Myers 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 July 6, 2010, Special Retreat Meeting.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Minutes of the July 6, 2010, Regular Board Meeting.  Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
Gina Burrill, Camano Island, shared her concerns about student heroin use and drug addictions in the Stanwood and Camano Island communities.  

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITITONS
Dr. Shumate read the donations from Brian and Lindsey Hoyer and the recognition of the district’s transportation department from the Washington State Patrol.

ALTERNATE LEARNING EXPERIENCE
The report for alternative programs was presented by Dan Johnston, Principal at Lincoln Hill High School and Lincoln Academy, and Dr. Lloy Schaaf, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, on behalf of Curt Chester, Lead Teacher at Saratoga School.  They discussed the models used for student learning plans, various designs in schedules with supervision and evaluation that support goals for academic achievement, and successes with on-line courses resulting in increased credits earned.

MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT
Mr. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, gave the monthly financial report for the month of June 2010.  He discussed the executive summary including enrollment, General Fund balance, revenues and expenditures.  He stated that the fund balance may be higher than expected and the additional funds may be used to off-set classroom staffing needs.

CONSENT AGENDA
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-7, listed below.  Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1.    Donations
2.    Stanwood Port Susan Middle School Field Trip to Cispus Leadership Camp, August 5-8, 2010, Randle, Washington
3.    Agreement for Early Intervention Services with Sherwood ExCel for 2010-12
4.    Interagency Agreement with the Department of General Administration for an Energy Grant
5.    Contract for Elevator Service and Maintenance with Thyssen-Krupp Elevator Corporation
6.    Personnel Consent Agenda
7.    Bills and Payroll

PAYROLL    FUND    WARRANT    TOTAL
June 2010    Payroll    #90321-90425    $2,755,083.78
     Electronic Federal Tax        $598,615.31
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE            
June 30, 2010   General   #73771-73907   $292,585.72
    Associated Student Body   #11725-11769   $27,161.97
    Private Purpose Trust   #30-30   $2,883.71
July 15, 2010   General   #73908-74017   $345,128.23
    General 2010-11   #74018-74027   $76,090.18
    Associated Student Body   #11770-11777   $9,317.31
    Capital Projects   #4374-4375    $1,074.36

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken Christoferson thanked Mr. Johnston and Dr. Schaaf for providing the alternative learning presentation and said it was a source of pride to meet as many needs possible for all students.  Mr. Platt was also recognized for providing good news in the financial report.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:39 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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Director


Attest:

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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary for the Board