December 7, 2010, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 7, 2010, REGULAR BOARD MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 12:00 p.m. in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom. Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, Pat Patterson, and Roger Myers. Superintendent Jean Shumate 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
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the November 16, 2010, Regular Board Meeting. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

REORGANIZATION OF BOARD
Ken Christoferson made a motion to retain Roger Myers as Board President and Julie Dean as Board Vice President. Darlene Hartley and Pat Patterson seconded the motion. There was no other nomination. The motion was voted on and approved. Roger Myers thanked the board members for their support. 

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There was no audience participation.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

DONATIONS
Julie Dean read donations from Elizabeth Newland, Robert Dessert, Carol Dawn Scott, and Keith and Nola Russell.

YMCA PRESENTATION
Teresa Metzger, Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation Executive Director, explained the purpose and background of pursuing the YMCA organization to Stanwood. She discussed the feasibility study timeline and survey results. The positive response from the community has been overwhelming and communications with YMCA authorities continue. Upcoming events to promote the YMCA in Stanwood include a Capital Planning Worksheet, location research, fund development, and communication efforts.

Mr. Scott Sadler, YMCA Chief Development Officer, was introduced and said he was in attendance to support the efforts of a YMCA in Stanwood.

Ms. Metzger invited Board members to the music scholarship ceremony December 9 and to a presentation by Scott Oki, philanthropist, on February 18, 2011.

DECEMBER ENROLLMENT 
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the enrollment for the month of December. He said that enrollment averaged 4,695 FTE, almost 17 FTE below budget, which impacted the budget with a loss of $100,000.

CONSENT AGENDA
Mr. Myers noted the personnel agenda was revised. Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-10, listed below. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1. Donations
2. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Policy 3421 Child Abuse/Neglect Prevention and Exploitation Prevention
3. Stanwood High School Technology Student Association (TSA) State Officers Field Trip March 17-19, 2010, Wenatchee, Washington
4. Memorandum of Agreement for Building Administrators 2010-11 Salary Adjustments
5. School Improvement Plans for Stanwood High School, Lincoln Hill High School, Lincoln Academy, Port Susan Middle School, Stanwood Middle School, Cedarhome Elementary, Elger Bay Elementary, Stanwood Elementary, Twin City Elementary, Utsalady Elementary, and Saratoga
6. Capital Outlay for the Transportation Department’s Purchase of Two Buses
7. Authorizing the Administration to Approve Contract Documents with McKinstry Essention and the Washington State Department of General Administration for the Repair and Replacement of Portions of the Stanwood High School Heating and Ventilation System
8. Appraisal Report by Parsons & Associates for Real Estate on Camano Island
9. 2011-14 Agreement with Building Administrators
10. Personnel Consent Agenda

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken Christoferson thanked the participants of the board retreat and meeting, specifically the financial updates. Pat Patterson was recognized for facilitating the board retreat.

Pat Patterson asked Board members for highlights from the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) conference. Roger, Ken, and Darlene shared their opinions and said the breakout sessions were valuable.

Julie Dean appreciated the financial update and wished happy holidays to all.

Roger Myers also thanked everyone.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:41 p.m.


STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Attest:


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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary for the Board