October 15, 2013, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 15 2013, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

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

ROLL CALL

Board members in attendance were Julie Dean, Roger Myers, Pat Patterson, Darlene Hartley, and Ken Christoferson. Ingrid Pelletier and Seth Brisendine, Student Advisors, were also in attendance.

FLAG SALUTE
George Zeigen, Stanwood Middle School and Port Susan Middle School counselor, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the October 15, 2013, Regular Board Meeting. Darlene Harley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Minutes of the September 17, 2013, Regular Board Meeting. Pat Patterson 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

The donations were read by Ingrid Pelletier and Seth Brisendine, as follows: Robert Stanton, REMax Realty ($100.00) to Lincoln Hill High School and Utsalady Booster Club ($1,000.00) to Utsalady Elementary.

RECOGNITIONS

Joy Rusko, Secretary to the Superintendent, introduced the employee awards for September, as follows:

Classified Employee of the Month: Diana Kempf, Twin City Elementary Paraeducator. Principal Dan Johnston recognized Diana and also read the nominations written by Pegi Langan and Katie Pickrell.

Teacher of the Month: Keli Niegemann, Stanwood Middle School Counselor. Principal Barbara Marsh recognized Keli and George Ziegen read his nomination.

Board members presented certificates of achievement and Dr. Shumate presented a framed award and the gift certificates from the award sponsors, Sterling Bank, Dos Reales, and Stanwood Cinemas.

RECESS

Director Christoferson recessed the meeting at 7:18 p.m. to allow guests to leave. He resumed the meeting at 7:24 p.m.

ENROLLMENT

Mr. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, discussed the October Enrollment Report. The total enrollment for October was 4,211.09 Full Time Equivalent (FTE), which averaged 3.57 FTE below the budget projection. He said the ten-month enrollment projection, using last year’s actual enrollment, would negatively impact the budget by $294,000.

FINANCIAL REPORT

Gary Platt reported on the financial reports for the month of August 2013. He reported on the Executive Summary, Manager’s Expenditure’s Report, Fund Balance Accounts and Food Service Program Report. Mr. Platt said the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction issued a credit of $3,524, which would require a revision to the final report. The Board would receive the revised report as soon as available.

CONSENT AGENDA

Roger Myers made a motion to approve consent agenda items 1-7, listed below. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

  1. Donations.
  2. Stanwood High School Field Trips for FFA Horticulture Events: a) Competition in Floriculture and Nursery Landscape Skills, November 15-16, 2003, Vancouver, Washington; b) Horticulture Career Development Events (Floriculture and Nursery Landscape), February 28-March1, 2014, Quincy/Ephrata, Washington; c) State Finals Competition in Floriculture and Nursery Landscape Skills, March 21-22, 2014, Vancouver, Washington.
  3. First Reading of Revised Instruction Policy 2410, High School Graduation Requirements.
  4. State and Federal Grants for 2013, STATE: Educational Leadership Intern Program $4,280, Teacher/Principal Evaluation Program $42,447, and FEDERAL: IDEA-B (Section 611) $776,143, IDEA-B (Section 619) $33,280, Perkins $28,207, Title I Part A $471,932, Title II Part A $149,898,

Title III Part A $12,827.

  1. Resolution No. 2013-14-001, Re-establish the Maintenance and Operations Tax Levy for the General Fund
  2. Personnel Consent Agenda.
  3. Bills and Payroll.

PAYROLL

FUND

WARRANT

TOTAL

September 2013

Payroll

#32918-32981

$1,004,738.66

Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

$1,498,543.75

Electronic Federal Tax

$551,846.76

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

September 30, 2013

General 2012-13

#32873-32905

$58,461.01

Associated Student Body

#32906-32917

$11,452.96

General 2013-14

#32982-33007

$55,844.05

Associated Student Body

#33008-33039

$28,024.15

General 2013-14

#33040-33128

$179,750.81

Associated Student Body

#33129-33129

$287.95

October 8, 2013

General

#33130-33130

$17,290.55

October 15, 2013

General

#33131-33273

$386,408.06

Associated Student Body

#33274-33300

$8,951.63

STUDENT ADVISORS’ REPORT

Ingrid Pelletier reported on Stanwood High School’s athletic events and the homecoming activities during the week, concluding with the coronation assembly and homecoming football game against Lake Stevens on Friday October 18. The homecoming dance would be held on Saturday. Ingrid also said the “Spirit Bus” was filled with students and traveled to Oak Harbor to support the Spartans’ football team.

Seth Brisendine reported on Lincoln Hill High School’s spirit week and the Red Ribbon Day, which is a drug and alcohol awareness program.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Roger Myers commented on the “Hall of Fame” awards and said he noticed without exception each of the recipients mentioned how much a coach made a difference in their lives.

Pat Patterson said he appreciated teachers and staff for the quality programs they provide.

Darlene Hartley praised all those involved in the first “Hall of Fame” awards program at the high school. She said it was a positive experience for the community and noticed many of the award recipients initially left the community and have come back to raise families.

Julie Dean thanked the administration for making class-size overload changes and always thinking far ahead.

Ken Christoferson also commented favorably on the “Hall of Fame” awards program.

ADJOURNMENT

Ken Christoferson adjourned the Regular Meeting at 7:55 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