April 19, 2011, Regular Board Meeting

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

April 19, 2011

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER 7:00 PM
ROLL CALL
FLAG SALUTE

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 7:02 PM

APPROVAL OF MINUTES 7:03 PM
March 15, 2011, Special Auditor Meeting Minutes
March 15, 2011, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS 7:05 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.

PUBLIC HEARING 7:10 PM
1. Initiative 728 for 2011-12

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT 7:15 PM
1. Donations and Recognitions
a) Shining Stars: Utsalady Elementary, Saratoga, Port Susan Middle School
b) Classified Employee of the Month for March - Pam Palmer
c) Teacher of the Month for March - Penny Buse
2. Strategic Plan Update
3. FY 2011-12 Reduced Education Program DRAFT
4. April Enrollment - Gary Platt
5. Financial Report - March - Gary Platt

CONSENT AGENDA 8:20 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, dated April 19, 2011. (JS)

2. Approval of Field Trips:
a. Elger Bay Elementary Outdoor Education/Environmental Camp Warm Beach, April 27-29, 2011, Stanwood, Washington.
b. Cedarhome Elementary Outdoor Education/Environmental Camp Orkila, May 25-27, 2011, Orcas Island, Washington.
c. Stanwood High School Sports Medicine Team State Competition, April 28-30, 2011, Spokane, Washington.
d. Stanwood High School History Club Student to National History Day Summer Institute ,Washington D.C. and Normandy, France, June 18-29, 2011.
e. Stanwood High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) to Washington State University Livestock Advisors Program, April 28-30, 2011, Pullman, Washington.
That the Board approves the field trips (a-e) dated April 19, 2011. (LS)

3. Approval of Northwest Educational Service District 189 Interlocal Agreements for 2011-12 Special Education Services:
a. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Cooperative
b. Skagit Discovery Cooperative
That the Board approve the NWESD 189 Interlocal Agreements for 2011-12 Special Education Services (a-b), dated April 19, 2011. (GF)

4. Approval of Northwest Educational Service District 189 Technology Service Network Cooperative Agreement for Remote Service, 2011-12. That the Board approves the NWESD 189 Technology Service Network Cooperative Agreement for Remote Service, 2011-12, dated April 19, 2011. (KP)

5. Approval of the First Reading of Instruction Policy 2026, Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses. That the Board approves the First Reading of Instruction Policy 2026, Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses, dated April 19, 2011. (LS)

6. Approval of the First Reading of Revised Board Policy 1220, Board Officers and Duties of Board Members. That the Board approves the First Reading of Revised Policy 1220, Board Officers and Duties of Board Members, dated April 19, 2011. (JS)

7. Approval to Conduct a Public Hearing on May 3, 2011, on Changes to Director Boundaries Based on the 2010 Federal Census Data. That the Board approves May 3, 2011, to conduct a Public Hearing on changes to the Director Boundaries based on the 2010 Federal Census Data, dated April 19, 2011. (GP)

8. Approval to Authorize a Call for Proposals for the Management of Food Service Director Services. That the Board Authorize a Call for Proposals for the Management of Food Service Director Services, dated April 19, 2011. (MO)

9. Approval of Personnel Consent Agenda. That the Board approves the Personnel Consent Agenda, dated April 19, 2011, including certificated/classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, retirements, and travel. (LL)

10. Approval of Bills and Payroll. That the Board approves the Bills and Payroll, dated April 19, 2011. (GP)

STUDENT ADVISORS' REPORT 8:25 PM

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 8:30 PM

ADJOURNMENT 8:35 PM

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