March 6, 2012, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE MARCH 6, 2012, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

Roger Myers, President of the Board, called the Regular Board Meeting to order at 11:30 AM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom. Board members in attendance were Julie Dean, Ken Christoferson, Darlene Hartley, and Roger Myers. Pat Patterson arrived at 11:31 AM.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 11:30 AM to excuse the Board to meet in Executive Session for approximately 30 minutes to evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment.

Roger Myers announced at 12:00 PM that the Executive Session would last approximately 15 more minutes.

RECONVENE

Roger Myers reconvened the Regular Meeting at 12:22 PM. Julie Dean led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the Minutes of the February 7, 2012, Regular Board Meeting. Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS

There were no comments by audience members.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

DONATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS

Julie Dean read the donations from Boeing Company Employee’s Community Fund, AAA Booster Club Choir Fund, and Jack and Shirley McIntyre Foundation.

Recognitions were read by Julie Dean for Stanwood High School’s Science Olympiad Team, Knowledge Bowl Team, Hi-Q Team, Snohomish County 2012 Scholastic Art Award winners, Boys Swim Team, Boys Wrestling Team, Girls Wrestling Team, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, and an sFFA Horticulture student.

ENROLLMENT

Mr. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on enrollment for the month of March 2012. He said enrollment was 4,566.31 FTE (Full Time Equivalent), which was 12.64 FTE over budget. The monthly trend-line has stayed level for he past five months. 

FINANCIAL UPDATE

Mr. Platt reviewed the Financial Report for the month of January 2012. He reviewed the Executive Summary and discussed the State’s legislative estimated revenue impacts of the proposed supplemental budget prepared by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

CONSENT AGENDA

Roger Myers removed item #9, Personnel Consent Agenda, for discussion.

Ken Patterson made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-8 and 10, listed below. Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

  1. Donations.
  2. Stanwood High School Field Trips: a. Boys’ Swim Team, State Competition, February 16-18, 2012, Federal Way, Washington; b. Wrestling Team, State Competition, February 16-18, 2012, Tacoma, Washington; c. Horticulture/FFA, State Horticulture Career Development Event, March 16-17, 2012, Seattle, Washington; d. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Leadership Conference and Competition, March 20-23, 2012, Wenatchee, Washington; e. Sports Medicine Team, State Sports Medicine Competition, April 27-28, 2012, Vancouver, Washington.
  3. Request to Advertise and Solicit Student Participation in the ISE trip to Germany in 2013 with Claudia Holum.
  4. Contract with City of Stanwood for School Resource Officer, 2011-12 School Year.
  5. 2011-12 Agreement for Interdistrict Cooperative Educational Services with Snohomish School District for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.
  6. Sterling Savings Bank as the Official Bank for Stanwood-Camano School District #401.
  7. Bus Purchases for two 78-passenger Diesel Fueled Buses and two 48-Passenger Electric Buses (Contingent on EPA Grant Award).
  8. Resolution 2011-12-004 Asset Preservation Program and Annual Condition Assessment Reports for Port Susan Middle School, Cedarhome, Elger Bay, and Utsalady Elementary Schools.
  9. Bills and Payroll.

PAYROLL

FUND

WARRANT

TOTAL

February 2012

Payroll

#25699-25785

$1,001,928.96

Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

$1,603,442.31

Electronic Federal Tax

$521,187.99

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

February 10, 2012

General

#25525-25525

$7,160.78

February 15, 2012

General

#25526-25660

$203,428.75

Associated Student Body

#25661-25698

$43,914.51

February 29, 2012

General

#25786-25876

$267,596.60

Associated Student Body

#25877-25902

$14,850.71

  1. Personnel Consent Agenda.

DISCUSSION:

Roger Myers asked if there was a motion to approve the Personnel Consent Agenda. Julie Dean made a motion to approve item #9, Personnel Consent Agenda. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved. Darlene Hartley abstained from voting. 

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Pat Patterson commended the district staff for the report that was provided. He said he was also impressed with the many students earning athletic recognitions and academic recognitions.

Mr. Patterson also announced that his son, Kaleb, a Port Susan Middle School student, would perform with the Warm Beach Vaulting Club in Korea this summer and would also compete at the American Vaulting Association’s National Championships in Lexington, Kentucky. Kaleb was also looking forward to playing Little League baseball next week. 

Darlene Hartley shared her appreciation of the human resources department’s hiring process and to other staff involved in hiring for their time and effort on behalf of the district.

Julie Dean said it was a great meeting and she enjoyed reading the donations and long list of recognitions.

Ken Christoferson appreciated Julie for reading the student recognitions, which shows some of the opportunities for students.

ADJOURNMENT

Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:44 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