October 21, 2008, Regular Board Meeting

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

October 21, 2008

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER 7:00 PM
ROLL CALL
FLAG SALUTE

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 7:02 PM

APPROVAL OF MINUTES 7:04 PM
October 7, 2008, Regular Board Meeting

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS 7:06 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. Director Area Redistricting Hearing

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT 7:20 PM
1. Donations and Recognitions
2. Financial Reports: August and September, 2008

CONSENT AGENDA 7:40 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 October 21, 2008. (JS)

2. Approval of Energy Audit Contract with Northwest Capital Recovery Group . That the Board approves the energy audit contract with Northwest Capital Recovery Group dated October 21, 2008. (GP)

3. Approval of Grant Proposals, as listed:
STATE GRANTS
a) Learning Assistance Program $305,278 ;
b) Library Media $20,609 ;
c) State Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program $72,350 ;
FEDERAL GRANTS
d) Title I, Part A, Improving Basic Programs $547,477 ;
e) Title II, Part A, Teacher and Principal Training $189,611 ;
f) Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology $5,137 ;
g) Title III Limited English Proficiency (LEP) (District Package) $14,322 ;
NWESD 189 GRANTS
h) Safe and Drug Free Schools Grant $7,822 ;
i) Tobacco Prevention and Control Services Grant $10,228 .
That the Board approves the State, Federal, and Northwest Educational Service District 189 Grant Proposals for 2008-09, as listed, dated October 21, 2008. (MO/LS)


4. Approval of Letters of Agreement with Public School Employees (September 1, 2007-August 21, 2010) for: a) Clarification of the reemployment process related to lay-off, and b) Addition of a combination week day/weekend trip for bus drivers. That the Board approves the Letters of Agreement with PSE, as listed, dated October 21, 2008. (LL)

5. Approval of Personnel Consent Agenda . That the Board approves the Personnel Consent Agenda dated October 21, 2008, including certificated/classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, retirements, and travel. (LL)

6. Approval of Bills and Payroll. That the Board approves the Bills and Payroll dated October 21, 2008. (GP)

STUDENT ADVISORS' REPORT 7:45 PM

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 7:50 PM

ADJOURNMENT 7:55 PM


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