August 16, 2011, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 16, 2011, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

Roger Myers called the Regular Board Meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom. Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley and Roger Myers. Pat Patterson was absent and excused. Darlene Hartley led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Julie Dean made a motion to approve the agenda. 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 August 2, 2011, Regular Board Meeting. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS

There were no comments.

PUBLIC HEARING

Roger Myers called the Public Hearing to order at 7:02 PM for the purpose of soliciting comments from members of the audience on the FY 2011-12 Budget. Mr. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reviewed the budget timeline, described the history of the 2011-12 budget, and provided information from the Budget Handbook for our Community. There were no comments from the audience for or against the FY 2011-12 Budget. Roger Myers declared the Public Hearing closed at 7:19 PM.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

FINANCIAL REPORT/BUDGET UPDATE

Mr. Platt gave the Financial Report for the month of July and reviewed the Executive Summary and Manager’s Report. Dr. Shumate told the Board that Dr. Jerry Jenkins, Superintendent of Northwest Educational Service District, was notified by Washington State’s Office of Financial Management to prepare for additional reductions of five percent and ten percent before the next legislative session. 

CONSENT AGENDA

Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-5, listed below. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

  1. Contracts for Educational Service Providers for Special Education Services for the 2011-12 School Year: a) Children’s Institute for Learning Differences/CHILD, b) Mount Vernon School District.
  2. Resolution No. 2010/11-010, Establishing the Budget Appropriations for FY 2011-12.
  3. Resolution No. 2010/11-011, Joint Purchasing Cooperative Interlocal Agreement with Vancouver School District No. 37.
  4. Personnel Consent Agenda.
  5. Bills

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

August 10, 2011

General 2011-12

#23381-23381

 $50.00

General

#23382-23383

$2,787.34

August 15, 2011

General

#23384-23432

$107,876.13

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Gary Platt introduced Donald Vennetti as the new food service director. Mr. Vennetti shared his extensive background in food services with members of the Board.

Roger Myers invited Leif Hansen, audience member, to the podium to introduce his ambition to open a Montessori pre-school in the historic Camano Island School.

Julie Dean thanked everyone who worked so hard to get the budget done.

Darlene Hartley stated that the district continues to make decisions that are best for the children, parents, and families without losing sight of the goals.

Ken Christoferson said the budget was a difficult one. 

ADJOURNMENT

Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 7:35 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