August 4, 2015, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 4, 2015, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 5:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, Al Schreiber, Roger Myers, and Ken Christoferson.

FLAG SALUTE
Al Schreiber led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the August 4, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Minutes of the July 7, 2015, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Minutes of the July 22, 2015, Special Board Meeting. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

DONATIONS
Julie Dean presented the donations, as follows:
1. Utsalady Booster Club provided teacher stipends, $2,367.08, for outdoor education camp and after school enrichment classes at Utsalady Elementary.
2. Stanwood Booster Club donated transportation costs, $10,653.12, for Stanwood High School boys swim team (Marysville YMCA), football camp (Ellensburg), and cheer camp (Grand Mound).

BUDGET UPDATE
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the tentative budget document for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Mr. Platt discussed the General Fund Budget Summary, Associated Student Body, Capital Projects, and Transportation Vehicle Fund Summaries. He also included enrollment, staffing, grants and apportionment revenues. He noted that $1.139 million of the General Fund reserves would be used to off set the state's unfunded mandates, special education costs that exceed state funding, certificated and classified staffing, salaries and benefits. The budget's estimated beginning and ending balance maintains the minimum fund balance of five percent, per Board policy.

CONSENT AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-3, listed below. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

1. Donations
2. 2015-16 Agreement with Northwest Career & Technical Academy for Educational Services
3. Personnel Consent Agenda

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Roger Myers enjoyed the Stanwood/Camano Fair with his grandchildren. He thanked the community, district staff, and the FFA members for their involvement and the success of the event. Roger also said that the beginning of school is an exciting time and he was looking forward to the new school year.

Al Schreiber thanked the superintendent and board members for their participation in the Stanwood Camano Parade. He has enjoyed summer and appreciates the free summer meals for kids program. He is also looking forward to the all-day kindergarten programs and the new YMCA.

Julie Dean was impressed with the transportation department's involvement in the parade and complimented Sabrina Warren and Debbie Saylor for providing bus-crossing safety lessons along the parade route. She also commented on the large number of students that participated in the parade.

Ken Christoferson said that he heard from many community members who were grateful that the district would provide all-day kindergarten in all elementary schools.

Superintendent Shumate was also excited for the school year to begin, all-day kindergarten, and the new gym floor at the high school. She said that each school in the district has benefitted from the capital projects levy and was grateful for the community support in passing the levy.

ADJOURNMENT
Director Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 5:29 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 to the Board