July 3, 2012, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE JULY 3, 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, Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Pat Patterson and Roger Myers. 

FLAG SALUTE
Darlene Hartley led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the July 3, 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 June 19, 2012, Regular Board Meeting. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. Pat Patterson and Darlene Hartley recused themselves because they did not attend the June 19 board meeting.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments by audience members.

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

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
Darlene Hartley read the donations from Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians $246.57, Friends of Camano Island Parks $568.28, Washington State University $1,500.00, Greater Everett Community Foundation, Education Endowment Fund $3,000.00, Rain Shadow Properties & Investments $620.48, Robert Riner Studios $100.00, and Patrons of Academic Learning and the Sciences $1,705.33. Darlene Hartley also recognized the transportation department for their successful Washington State Patrol annual inspection.

PRELIMINARY BUDGET REVIEW
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, presented the preliminary budget for 2012-2013. He reviewed the Board of Directors’ Budget Development Guidelines, reduced educational program plan and estimated FY 2012-13 budget deficit. He discussed the summary of financial conditions for 2011-12, general fund summary, projected enrollment decline and staff allocations.

Mr. Platt described the five funds that set the appropriation in the resolution and the levy amount for the levy fund and debt service fund. He explained that this could be the last debt service fund on the tax roles due to the expiration of the bonds. Other topics discussed: roof replacement at Church Creek Campus office area, two buses on order, fuel cost increase, classified employee salary schedule increase, and food service department deficit and summer feeding program. 

Mr. Platt stated that the FY 2012-13 Budget Hearing was scheduled for August 21st.

CONSENT AGENDA
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-6, listed below. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1. Donations.
2. Stanwood High School Field Trips: (a) Volleyball Team Camp at Western Washington University, July 4-7, 2012, Bellingham, Washington; (b) Leadership Camp, July 11-18, 2012, Randle, Washington; (c) Northwest Yearbook Workshop at University of Puget Sound, July 17-20, 2012, Tacoma, Washington; (d) Drum Line Team Camp at Central Washington University, July 20-21, 2012, Ellensburg, Washington; and (e) Northwest Yearbook Workshop at University of Puget Sound, July 17-20, 2012, Tacoma, Washington.
3. Field Trip for Port Susan Middle School Officers Leadership Camp, August 13-16, 2012, Randle, Washington.
4. Interlocal Agreement with Mount Vernon School District for Special Education Services 2012-13.
5. Novel, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer, for Grades 11 and 12 College Preparatory Contemporary Literature and Composition Courses.
6. Personnel Consent Agenda

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Board members expressed their appreciation to Gary Platt for the budget report and to all those who contributed.

Roger Myers notified board members that the Washington State School Director Association (WSSDA) annual conference would be held November 14-17, 2012, in Spokane and to contact Joy Rusko if they would attend.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:40 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Attest:


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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary for the Board