November 6, 2012, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 6, 2012, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

Roger Myers called the Regular Board Meeting to order at 12:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.

ROLL CALL

Board members in attendance were Darlene Hartley, Julie Dean, Ken Christoferson and Roger Myers. Pat Patterson was absent and excused.

FLAG SALUTE
Jean Shumate, Superintendent, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the November 6, 2012, Regular Board Meeting. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the October 16, 2012, Special Board Retreat Meeting. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Minutes of the October 16, 2012, Regular Board Meeting. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS

Ben Hagglund, Twin City Elementary parent, expressed his concern on program reductions and potential school closures.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

DONATIONS

Julie Dean presented the donations from Twyla Brunson a classical guitar ($150.00), Twin City Elementary PTA $1,633.05, and Stanwood Elementary PTA $460.00.

RECOGNITIONS

Julie Dean read recognitions for the FFA Teams’ National Convention results and Utsalady Elementary Landscape Structures grant.

NOVEMBER ENROLLMENT

Mr. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on student enrollment for the month of November 2012. He clarified next year’s enrollment projections would continue to decline, possibly by 50 fewer students. The total enrollment for November was 4,388.23 Full Time Equivalent (FTE), nine less than October.

FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR SEPTEMBER

Mr. Platt reviewed the monthly financial reports for September 2012. He reported on the Executive Summary, Managers’ Expenditures Report and Total General Fund Balance. He noted revenues were lower because tax collections are not done at this time.

CONSENT AGENDA

Julie Dean made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items one through six, listed below. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

  1. Donations.
  2. Stanwood High School Team Field Trip (a-f) (a) Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agriculture Team to the National Convention, October 20-27, 2012, Indianapolis, Indiana, (b) Cross-Country Team State Competition, November 1-3, 2012, Kennewick, Washington, (c) Boys Basketball Team Tournament, November 30-December 2, 2012, Vancouver, Washington, (d) FFA Horticulture Career Development Event, January 18-19, 2013, Auburn and Kentwood, Washington, (e) FFA Horticulture Career Development Event, February 22-23, 2013, Spokane, Washington, (f) FFA Horticulture Floriculture and Nursery Landscape Skills Competition, March 15-16, 2013, Yelm and Olympia, Washington, (g) Volleyball Team to State Tournament, November 8-10, 2012, Lacey, Washington.
  3. Interagency Agreement with Everett Community College for “College in the High School,” November 16, 2012 through June 30, 2013.
  4. Interagency Agreement with Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) for an Individualized Education Program (IEP) On-line Software Program.
  5. First Reading of Revised Personnel Policy 5010, Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action.
  6. Personnel Consent Agenda.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Julie Dean looked forward to the 2012 elections results. She planned to attend the spaghetti dinner fundraiser to purchase padded flooring for the high school weight room.

Darlene Hartley looked forward to attending the Veterans’ Day assembly at Twin City Elementary. She also thanked Sarah Arney, Stanwood/Camano News reporter, for her role in providing information about students and the school district for our community.

Ken Christoferson thanked Mr. Hagglund for taking his time and sharing his concerns with the Board.

Roger Myers addressed Mr. Hagglund to let him know that as matter of policy the Board does not respond to comments during the meeting.

ADJOURNMENT

Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:24 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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Attest:

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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary for the Board