December 4, 2007 Board Agenda

Stanwood-Camano School District #401
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Administration & Resource Center Boardroom 
26920 Pioneer Hwy
Stanwood, Washington 98292 

December 4, 2007 

AGENDA
Revised


CALL TO ORDER 12:00 PM
ROLL CALL 
FLAG SALUTE

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 12:03 PM

APPROVAL OF MINUTES 12:05 PM
November 20, 2007, Regular Board Minutes

OATH OF OFFICE 12:08 PM
1. Julie Dean
2. Darlene Hartley
3. Ken Christoferson

REORGANIZATION OF BOARD 12:15 PM
COMMENTS BY CITIZENS12:20 PM

The Board recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues and the importance of involving citizens in its meetings. To permit fair and orderly expression of such comment, the Board will provide a period at each regular meeting during which citizens may address the Board. Those wishing to speak should sign up in advance. The Board welcomes comments but, in general, will not act on them during the meeting.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT 12:25 PM
1. Donations and Recognitions
2. School Improvement Plan: Stanwood Middle School – Barb Marsh
3. Enrollment Update – Gary Platt

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS 1:05 PM
All items on the Consent Agenda have been distributed to Board Members for study and are considered routine. The Consent Agenda may be enacted by one motion of the Board. If discussion of an individual item is desired, that item may be removed from the Consent Agenda by any Board Member and placed on the regular agenda for Board action. Audience members may speak to a consent agenda item after the item is identified and before the vote is taken.

The administration recommends that the Board of Directors approve the Consent Agenda as follows:

1. Approval of Donations. That the Board approves the donations November 6, 2007. (JS)
2. Approval of Twin City Elementary Outdoor Education Field Trip to Gig Harbor, WA. That the Board approves the Twin City Elementary Outdoor Education Field Trip to Gig Harbor, WA, dated December 4, 2007. (LS)
3. Approval of Stanwood High School Varsity Wrestling Team Field Trip to Spokane, WA. That the Board approves the SHS Varsity Wrestling Team Field Trip to Spokane, WA, dated December 4, 2007. (MO)
4. Approval of Carl Perkins Federal Grant. That the Board approves the Carl Perkins Federal Grant dated December 4, 2007. (KP)
5. Approval of Contract with Teachers Development Group. That the Board approves the contract with Teachers Development Group dated December 4, 2007. (MO)
6. Approval of Lease Agreement with Toshiba Financial Services for Equipment at Utsalady Elementary. That the Board approves the lease agreement with Toshiba Financial Services dated December 4, 2007. (GP)
7. Approval to Notify School Insurance Association of Washington (SIAW) of Termination of Pool Membership Effective August 31, 2008. That the Board approves to notify SIAW of termination of pool membership effective August 31, 2008, dated December 4, 2007. (GP)
8. Approval to Execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Washington Schools Risk Management Pool (WSRMP) Effective September 1, 2008. That the Board approves to execute an inter-local agreement with the WSRMP effective September 1, 2008, dated December 4, 2007. (GP)

9. Approval of School Improvement Plans: 
a. Cedarhome Elementary f. Port Susan Middle School
b. Elger Bay Elementary g. Stanwood Middle School
c. Stanwood Elementary h. Lincoln Hill High School
d. Twin City Elementary i. Stanwood High School
e. Utsalady Elementary
That the Board approves the School Improvement Plans for schools listed, dated December 4, 2007. (MO &LS)
10. Approval of Personnel Agenda. That the Board approves the Personnel Agenda dated December 4, 2007, including certificated/classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, retirements, and travel. (LL)
11. Approval of Public School Employee (PSE) Letter of Agreement for Mandatory Benefits. That the Board approves the PSE Letter of Agreement for Mandatory Benefits dated December 4, 2007. (LL)

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 1:10 PM

ADJOURNMENT 1:15 PM





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