August 19, 2014, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 19, 2014 REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

President Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.

CALL TO ORDER

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

FLAG SALUTE
Maurene Stanton led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Agenda for the August 19, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 5, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS

There were no comments.

PUBLIC HEARING

Director Christoferson opened the Public Hearing at 7:14 PM for citizen comments on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15 Budget. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reviewed the FY 2014-15 Budget and Budget Handbook for our Community and said that the 2014-15 Budget document was available upon request. There were no comments from the audience for or against the budget. The public hearing was closed at 7:15 PM.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

FINANCIAL REPORT

Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, gave the monthly financial report for July. He reviewed the Executive Summary and noted that the transfer of $916,175, from the General Fund to the Capital Projects would be reflected on the final financial report in August. The next financial report would be in mid-October due to the closing of the books for the fiscal school year. Mr. Platt also stated that the food services’ report did not include the final month of summer feeding results and Director Vennetti would be invited to report to the Board.

CONSENT AGENDA

Ken Christoferson removed Consent Agenda Item 6, Bills, for discussion.

Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-5, listed below. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

  1. Inter-district Cooperative Agreement for Education Services for Students with Disabilities with Edmonds School District.
  2. First Reading of Revised Student Policy 3241 Corrective Actions.
  3. Resolution 2013/14-011 Fixing and Adopting the 2014-15 Budget.
  4. Authorize Request for Architectural Service Proposals for Replacement of Stanwood High School and other Capital Projects
  5. Personnel Consent Agenda. 

Discussion

Ken Christoferson removed the Bills due to a conflict with voucher #36952, Stanwood Redi-Mix.

Vote

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve all of the Bills except Voucher #36952 Stanwood Redi-Mix. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve Voucher #36952 Stanwood Redi-Mix. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved. Ken Christoferson abstained from the vote.

  1. Bills.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

August 15, 2014

General

#36942-36951

$20,712.38

General

#36952-36952

$1,025.98

(2014-15)

General 

#36953-36960

$38,810.29

(2013-14)

General

#36961-37050

$145,425.81

Capital Projects

#37051-37051

$1,320.31

Associated Student Body

#37052-37052

$40.00

August 13, 2014

Capital Projects

#37053-37053

$6,661.25

August 20, 2014

General

#37054-37054

$19,063.10

Capital Projects

#37055-37055

$9,683.20

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Al Schreiber thanked Gary Platt for all of his good work.

Darlene Hartley agreed with Mr. Schreiber and stated how crucial it is to solicit input from citizens.

Julie Dean exclaimed that the mural at Church Creek Park, created by Lincoln Hill High School Students and volunteer, Krystl Roig, was beautiful and a real sign of community.

Ken Christoferson was thrilled for the opportunity to work towards getting the best high school possible for our students.

ADJOURNMENT

Director Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 7:24 PM.

STUDY SESSION

Gary Platt opened the Study Session at 6:15 p.m. to discuss facility planning for Stanwood High School. He reviewed the revised timeline and said that an authorization to request architectural service proposals was on the consent agenda for approval, which begins the facility planning process. Some items discussed were: committee selection, explore replacement or remodel, selection of site, size of facility based on enrollment, and no increase in taxes for the community. Board members agreed that the goal was to do the best thing for our students. The Study Session ended at 6:40 p.m.

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