November 5, 2019, Regular Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 5, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

        

CALL TO ORDER

Al Schreiber called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.  Mr. Schreiber announced he was stepping down as President of the Board and passed the gavel to Vice President Natalie Hagglund. 

 

ROLL CALL

Board members present: Al Schreiber, Natalie Hagglund, Julie Dean, and Ken Christoferson

 

Natalie Hagglund announced Chad Lewis has resigned from the board and not present, adding his resignation letter would be read later as noted on the agenda.

 

Natalie Hagglund amended the agenda to add a restructuring of the Board following approval of the minutes.

 

FLAG SALUTE
Natalie Hagglund led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Amended Agenda for the November 5, 2019, Regular Board Meeting. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the October 15, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.  Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

 

Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Minutes of the October 30, 2019, Special Board Meeting.

Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.  Natalie Hagglund abstained from voting.

 

RESTRUCTURE

Natalie Hagglund moved to receive nominations for Board President.  Ken Christoferson made a motion to nominate Natalie Hagglund for President of the Board; Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

 

Natalie Hagglund moved to receive nominations for Board Vice President. Ken Christoferson made a motion to nominate Julie Dean as Vice President; Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on an approved unanimously. 

 

Natalie Hagglund clarified the restructure would be in effect for today’s meeting and for the November 19th regular board meeting and there will be another restructure at the first meeting in December when new board members are seated.

 

RESIGNATION OF BOARD MEMBER
1. Chad Lewis

 

Natalie Hagglund read Chad Lewis’ resignation email dated October 30, 2019.  Ms. Hagglund confirmed the Board has announced and acknowledged Chad Lewis’ resignation as read and board action is not required.

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

 

DONATIONS
The donations were presented by Ken Christoferson as follows:

The Stanwood-Camano School District received the following donations:
1. Twin City Elementary PTA donated $2,032.67 to Twin City Elementary for the purchase of a laminator,
2. Milly Norwood donated a digital piano and materials to the Port Susan Middle School Music Program, for a total value of $1,420.00, and
3. The Utsalady Booster Club donated $270.00 to Utsalady Elementary for the K-5 Starfall annual school membership.

Ken Christoferson extended appreciation to those who donated and thanked donors for their support.  

AWARDS
Classified Employees of the Month (September)
Volunteer Service Award, Port Susan Middle School

Maurene Stanton shared about the selection of the Personnel/Payroll staff as Classified Employees of the Month for September, highlighting the time and effort they invest in ensuring a smooth payroll process for every employee and their work facilitating the implementation of the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) program.

Cherae Alamanza, Crysty Auckland, Keli Niegemann, and Kirsti Daniels shared about Port Susan Middle School’s selection of Natalie Hagglund as their Volunteer Service Award recipient.  The group shared about the many things Ms. Hagglund does in support of students and the community, including organizing activities, volunteering in the office, and jumping in to do whatever is needed to support the school.  The group extended appreciation to Ms. Hagglund for her kindness, positive attitude and commitment as a volunteer. 

RECESS
Natalie Hagglund recessed the meeting at 1:18 PM for those who wished to leave. 

RECONVENE
Natalie Hagglund reconvened the regular meeting at 1:23 PM.

ENROLLMENT
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the November enrollment.  The November count was 4,616.41 Full Time Equivalent (FTE), an increase of 16.41 over October, and 175.11 above the projected budget.  The next count will be on Monday, December 2.

CONSENT AGENDA
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items, 1-9, listed below. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

1.  Donations. 
2.  Stanwood High School Field Trips:
     a) Girls Swim Team State Tournament, November 14-16, 2019, Federal Way, WA
     b) Volleyball Team State Tournament, November 21-23, 2019, Yakima, WA
     c) Cross-Country Team State Tournament, November 7-9, 2019, Pasco, WA
3.  Local Interagency Agreement with the Toddler Learning Center for Early Intervention Services, October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2021. 
4.  Memorandum of Understanding with Therapeutic Health Services for health services. 
5.  Memorandum of Understanding with SEJE Consulting and the Community Foundation of Snohomish County for survey and data collection services.
6.  Final Acceptance of the Cedarhome, Stanwood, and Twin City Elementary Schools Fire Alarm Replacement Project with Security Solutions.
7.  Assignment of Teachers Outside of Endorsed Area for the 2019-20 School Year.
8.  Memorandum of Understanding between the District and the Stanwood-Camano Education Association related to insurance benefits.9. Personnel Consent Agenda 
9. Personnel Consent Agenda

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS

The citizens listed below gave public comment which included ongoing concerns regarding board member involvement in campaign activities, school board accountability and transparency, and a request for a committee of community members, staff, and administration to review district best practices and policy.


Kassandra Burnham, Stanwood WA

Melissa O’Neill, Stanwood WA

Satin Arnett, Stanwood WA

Amy Sellers, Stanwood WA

Brett Kinney, Stanwood WA

Kelly McGill, Stanwood WA

Mike Satterfield, Stanwood WA


ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Ken Christoferson extended congratulations to the individuals honored tonight and Natalie Hagglund added it is nice to be able to celebrate Personnel and Payroll staff.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Natalie Hagglund adjourned the regular meeting at 1:43 PM

 

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

 

___________________________________________

President

 

 

___________________________________________

Vice President

 

 

___________________________________________

Director

 

 

___________________________________________                                    

Director                                                                                                                                               

 

 

___________________________________________                                   

Director                                                                                                                             

 

 

Attest:

 

 

____________________________

Jean Shumate, Ed.D.

Secretary to the Board 

 

___________________________
Date of Approval