September 15, 2009, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 15, 2009, REGULAR BOARD MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.  Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Pat Patterson, Darlene Hartley, and Roger Myers.  Ashley Glenn, Student Advisor, was also present.  Joy Rusko, Secretary to the Superintendent, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Minutes of the September 1, 2009, Regular Board Meeting.  Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.  Directors, Darlene Hartley and Pat Patterson recused themselves because they were absent from the September 1, 2009, board meeting.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments by audience members.

STUDENT ADVISOR OATH OF OFFICE
Ashley Glenn, Lincoln Hill High School student, was given the oath of office as Student Advisor to the Board of Directors by Dr. Jean Shumate.  Julie Dean introduced Ashley and all board members welcomed her.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

DONATIONS
Julie Dean read the donations from Bill Cayford, Haggen, and Wells Fargo.

ENROLLMENT UPDATE
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, gave the enrollment report for the month of September.  He said the number of students enrolled was 4,879.72, which was 37.72 students above the budget projection.  The high school had 116 students over projection and the elementary schools and the parent-partnered program were under budget projections.  Dr. Lloy Schaaf, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, reported on the demographics of the new high school students.  She said that many of the students came from surrounding districts, out of the region, and private schools.  In order to accommodate the increase of students at the high school an additional 1.6 FTE staff would be needed.  Dr. Shumate added that they would continue to monitor the trend line all year to determine staffing for next year (2010-11).  Mr. Christoferson requested to view a class size list from the elementary schools.

CONSENT AGENDA
Roger Myers stated that the Personnel Agenda was revised.
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, listed below.   Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and passed unanimously.
1.  Donations.
2.  Personnel Consent Agenda.
3.  Bills and Payroll

PAYROLL    FUND    WARRANT    TOTAL
AUGUST 2009   Payroll    #89154-89235    $2,662,009.68
    Electronic Federal Tax        $556,073.89
AUGUST (Supplemental)   Payroll   #89236-89308    $39,710.89
            $7,234.58 
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE            
AUGUST 31, 2009   General 2008-09   #71037-71128   $224,358.48 
    General 2009-10   #71129-71155   $50,442.33
    General 2008-09    #71156-71177   $44,426.00
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009   General 2008-09   #71178-71286   $322,348.64
    General 2009-10   #71287-71310   $21,859.34
    General 2009-10   #71311-71377   $86,531.21
    Associated Student Body   #11147-11161   $12,318.40
    Associated Student Body   #11162-11170   $7,300.75
    Private Purpose Trust 08-09   #28-28   $850.00

STUDENT ADVISOR
Ashley Glenn reported that the opening of school went smoothly at Lincoln Hill High School and they are still accepting new students.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken Christoferson welcomed Ashley to the Board and looked forward to her input.  He also praised the administration and staff for the expeditious attention to the high school enrollment surprise.

Darlene Hartley appreciated hearing that the high school students were considered polite.  She also was happy to be back in the country after traveling abroad. 

Roger Myers appreciated the enrollment report.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 7:34 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