March 2, 2010, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE MARCH 2, 2010, REGULAR BOARD MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 10:45 AM.  Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, Pat Patterson, and Roger Myers. 

Mr. Myers adjourned to executive session at 10:46 AM to evaluate the performance of an employee for approximately 15 minutes.  At 11:05 AM Ken Christoferson announced that the executive session would last about five more minutes.

Roger Myers reconvened and adjourned the meeting at 11:11 AM for the budget study session.  The regular meeting was scheduled to resume at 12:00 PM.

Roger Myers reconvened the Regular Board Meeting at 12:00 PM with all Board members in attendance.  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
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the February 2, 2010, Regular Board Meeting.  Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.   

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments by citizens.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITION
Roger Myers read the donations from Lifetouch National School Studios, Wal-Mart Foundation, and Sahara Pizza.  Recognition of the Scholastic Art Award winners was read.

MARCH ENROLLMENT 
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, gave the enrollment update for the month of March.  He announced that there were 20.23 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) students above budget, averaging a total of 4,862.23 FTE.

FINANCIAL REPORT    
Gary Platt gave the financial report for the month of January 2010.  He discussed the executive summary, the managers’ report, general fund balance, revenues and expenditures.  Mr. Platt reported that the food service revenue was less than projected in the ala cart category.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson pulled item 8, Bills and Payroll, from the consent agenda for discussion.  
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda items 1-7, listed below.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and passed unanimously.
1.  Donations.
2.  Stanwood High School Field Trips:  a. Boys Wrestling Team to Regional Competition, February 12-13, 2010, Auburn, Washington; b. Boys Wrestling team to State Competition, February 18-20, 2010, Tacoma, Washington; c. Horticulture/FFA to State Competition, April 9-10, 2010, Spokane, Washington; d. Sports Medicine Team to State WVSMA Competition, April 23-24, 2010, Grand Mound, Washington; e. Boys Swim Team to State Competition, February 19-20, 2010, Federal Way, Washington; and f. Knowledge Bowl State Tournament, March 26-28, 2010, Richland, Washington.
3.  Utsalady Elementary Outdoor Education/Environmental Field Trip April 21-23, 2010, Stanwood, Washington.
4.  Resolution 2009/10-005 Reduced Educational Program and Reduction of Staff.
5.  Interlocal Agreement with Conway Unified School District to Provide School Bus Maintenance.
6.  Public School Employees (PSE) of Stanwood-Camano Memorandum of Agreement with the District for 2010-11 Addendums and Amendments to the 2007-2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
7.  Personnel Consent Agenda

DISCUSSION
Ken Christoferson said he pulled the Bills and Payroll due to a possible conflict of interest with Voucher 72820, Stanwood-Redimix.  

VOTE
Ken Christoferson moved to approve the Bills and Payroll excluding Voucher 72820.  Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve Voucher 72820.  Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.  Ken Christoferson recused himself from the vote.

PAYROLL    FUND    WARRANT    TOTAL
January 2010    Payroll    #89764-89875    $2,697,163.77
     Electronic Federal Tax        $573,002.69
February 2010    Payroll    #89876-89989    $2,713,392.14
     Electronic Federal Tax       $582,017.06 
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE            
January 29, 2010   General   #72432-72563   $187,601.60
    Associated Student Body   #11422-11451   $9,515.92
    Capital Projects   #4368-4368   $211.86 
    General Fund   #72564-72690   $296,674.86 
February 12, 2010   Associated Student Body Fund   #11452-11477   $36,299.41 
    Capital Projects   #4369-4369   $632.50 
February 26, 2010   General Fund   #72691-72819   $217,204.47
    General Fund   #72820-72820   $495.17
             

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Pat Patterson said he was thankful for being in this district and said he has heard many positive reports about students’ achievements on the science teams and sports teams.

Darlene Hartley attended the Utsalady Elementary Booster Club Auction and was impressed by the many creative ways which help provide education.

Julie Dean said the Budget Task Force community meeting on March 15th went well and was pleased with the many people who are taking an interest to solve budget matters.  Also, noted was the upcoming Stanwood Elementary PTA Auction. 

Ken Christoferson spoke of the importance of participating in the budget meetings and thanked Julie for being a member of the Budget Task Force.  He also said that the boys’ basketball team was in the state competition and a reason to celebrate.

Roger Myers said he visits various classrooms and is proud of what he's seeing students and staff accomplish.  He said he was also proud of the basketball team.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:21 PM.

STUDY SESSION
A study session to discuss the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-11 Budget was presented by Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, beginning at 11:12 AM.  Explanations and discussion on enrollment projections, staff allocations, class size, State budget proposals and the community Budget Task Force presentations were heard.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Attest:


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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary for the Board