July 7, 2020 Regular Meeting Minutes

Stanwood-Camano School District #401
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
July 7, 2020 - 1:00 PM
MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER 1:00 PM 
President Natalie Hagglund called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM

Ms. Hagglund confirmed the Washington State Legislative Leadership extended the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in the Governor's Proclamation 20-28.5, including that boards conduct remote meetings and not in-person; and, therefore, the Stanwood-Camano School District Board of Directors July 7, 2020 Regular Board Meeting is being held using the Zoom platform.

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Natalie Hagglund stated The Board will not be receiving oral public comment during the July 7, 2020 zoom board meeting and written comment may be submitted online from the board meeting agenda by clicking on the link Public Comment or comments may be submitted by email or U.S. Mail. For notes hand carried to the Administration & Resource Center, Natalie Hagglund requested they be placed in the drop box outside of the main entrance as the building is closed. Written comments will be shared with the Board and a response, if appropriate, will be provided by the Administration.

Email to:
Christine Hansen
Secretary to the Superintendent
chansen@stanwood.wednet.edu

U.S. Mail:
Stanwood-Camano School District
Board of Directors
26920 Pioneer Hwy
Stanwood, WA  98292

Drop Box:
Administration & Resource Center
26920 Pioneer Hwy
Stanwood, WA 98292

ROLL CALL
Board Members Present: Natalie Hagglund, Ken Christoferson, Charlotte Murry, Miranda Evans, Al Schreiber

FLAG SALUTE 
Natalie Hagglund led the Pledge of Allegiance

APPROVAL OF AGENDA 1:02 PM
Natalie Hagglund announced that due to the meeting being held on a Zoom platform, voting will be received by oral roll call.

Al Schreiber motioned to approve the Agenda for the July 7, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Ken Christoferson seconded the motion. 

Aye, Al Schreiber; Aye, Charlotte Murry; Aye, Ken Christoferson; Aye, Miranda Evans; Aye, Natalie Hagglund.

Passed - Unanimously

APPROVAL OF MINUTES 1:03 PM
June 16, 2020 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Miranda Evans motioned to approve the Minutes for the June 16, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Charlotte Murry seconded the motion. 

Aye, Al Schreiber; Aye, Charlotte Murry; Aye, Ken Christoferson; Aye, Miranda Evans; Aye, Natalie Hagglund.

Passed - Unanimously

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT 1:05 PM
1. Donations
The donation from the Haggen Foundation for the Summer Feeding Program was presented by Ken Christoferson. Mr. Christoferson expressed appreciation to the Haggen Foundation for their commitment to the community and providing funding for this program.

2. May Financial Report - Steve Lidgard
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, presented the May Financial Report, highlighting the Executive Summary, Fund Balance (General Fund), Object Summary (Salaries and Benefits), and the Budget Status sections of the report. 

3. Budget Update - Steve Lidgard

Steve Lidgard presented an overview of the preliminary budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Detailed information was presented on the General Fund. Mr. Lidgard summarized the Capital Projects, Debt Service, Associated Student Body, and Transportation Vehicle Funds for 2020-21.  Mr. Lidgard noted the biggest unknowns for 2020-21 are enrollment and the enrollment funding model to be determined by the state legislature. Mr. Lidgard shared the Board will receive a 2020-21 budget update again on August 4 and at the August 18 meeting the board will be asked to approve the budget for the 2020-21 school year, by resolution.

4. Reopening Schools Update - Maurene Stanton

Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources (Classified), reported on work of the Reopening Schools Committee.  Subcommittee and subgroup work focusing on Operations, Teaching and Learning, and Social Emotional Learning was also presented. Ms. Stanton shared detailed results of the recently completed parent feedback survey on reopening schools and announced another parent survey will go out shortly to receive input on  transportation, split schedule preferences, sibling scheduling, and to get an idea of how many parents are opting for all distance learning. A template is expected from OSPI next week on areas the district needs to address in order to reopen. Ken Christoferson thanked Ms. Stanton for the work of the committees and noted the importance of keeping the community informed to clear up any inaccurate information that is circulating.

CONSENT AGENDA 1:30

Miranda Evans motioned to approve the Consent Agenda for the July 7, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion. 

Aye, Al Schreiber; Aye, Charlotte Murry; Aye, Ken Christoferson; Aye, Miranda Evans; Aye, Natalie Hagglund.

Passed - Unanimously

1. Approval of Donations. That the Board approves Donations, dated July 7, 2020. (SL)
2. Approval of the First Reading of Revised Policy 4010 Staff Communications Responsibility, Websites and Social Media. That the Board approves the First Reading of Revised Policy 4010 Staff Communications Responsibility, Websites and Social Media, dated July 7, 2020. (MS)

3.  Approval of the Second Reading of New Policy 3424 Opioid Related Overdose Reversal. That the Board approves the Second Reading of New Policy 3424 Opioid Related Overdose Reversal, dated July 7, 2020. (RH)

4. Approval of the Contract with Dartmoor School for Special Education services, effective July 6, 2020 to August 31, 2020. That the Board approves the Contract with Dartmoor School for Special Education services, effective July 6, 2020 to August 31, 2020, dated July 7, 2020. (RH)

5. Approval of the Contract with the Northwest Educational Service District 189 to provide Student Threat Assessment Team Services, September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021. That the Board approves the Contract with the Northwest Educational Services District 189 to provide Student Threat Assessment Team Services, September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021, dated July 7, 2020. (MS)

6. Approval of the Agreement with School Data Solutions for the Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) Management System for Lincoln Academy, Lincoln Hill High School and Saratoga School. That the Board approves the Agreement with School Data Solutions for the Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) Management System for Lincoln Academy, Lincoln Hill High School and Saratoga School, dated July 7, 2020. (SL)

7. Approval of the Pool Use Agreement with the YMCA for 2020-2021. That the Board approves the Pool Use Agreement with the YMCA for 2020-2021, dated July 7, 2020. (SL) 

8. Approval of the Authorization for a Call for Bids for diesel fuel for district buses. That the Board approves the Authorization for a Call for Bids for diesel fuel for district buses, dated July 7, 2020. (SL)

9. Approval of the Copier Lease Agreement through the King County Directors Association (KCDA) for a Toshiba Copier for Saratoga School. That the Board approves the Copier Lease Agreement through the King County Directors Association (KCDA) for a Toshiba Copier for Saratoga School, dated July 7, 2020. (SL)

10. Approval of the Contract with Cultures Connecting for Equity Training Professional Development and Consulting.  That the Board approves the Contract with Cultures Connecting for Equity Training Professional Development and Consulting,dated July 7, 2020. (MS)

11. Approval of the Change Order for the new Maintenance and Transportation Center. That the Board approves the Change Order for the new Maintenance and Transportation Center, dated July 7, 2020. (GP)

12.  Approval of the Personnel Consent Agenda. That the Board approves the Personnel Consent Agenda, including certificated and classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, and travel, dated July 7, 2020. (MS)

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 1:40 PM

Al Schreiber thanked the Haggen Foundation for their grant in support of the summer feeding program. He thanked Mark Carter for the work he is doing; expressed appreciation for Evan Caldwell’s attendance at the meeting; and, thanked students and staff for their resiliency, adding there is a lot to look forward to in the fall, including new facilities for continued learning.

Charlotte Murry echoed Al Schreiber’s comments and added her appreciation to the Haggen Foundation for their contribution to help feed kids over the summer. Ms. Murry expressed she is grateful for the hard work everyone is doing to come up with a plan for this fall, adding it is important everyone is on the same page in getting there.

Ken Christoferson echoed previous board member comments, adding we are fortunate to be in a community that has support groups that provide security for parents so they can feel as comfortable as possible given the circumstances. Mr. Christoferson commented planning for safety and security are paramount. He thanked Steve Lidgard for the 2020-21 budget update, recognizing there are implications/impacts as a result of the current situation.

Miranda Evans commented she shares previously expressed sentiments, including appreciation to the Haggen Foundation. Ms. Evans added she supports Ken Christoferson’s comment about being in front of the communication to parents to help them feel at ease and to let them know the district is working as hard as possible. Ms. Evans expressed appreciation for the work everyone is doing.

Natalie Hagglund shared she looks forward to the new construction tour next week and seeing the progress that has been made. Ms. Hagglund added she appreciates those who are making time in their schedules for the tour while all of the other work is happening.

Jean Shumate thanked Board members for their support. She added there is a lot of work to do between now and the beginning of August that includes a lot of moving parts and negotiating with groups. Dr. Shumate commented she looks forward to next week’s job site tour and the seeing the changes that have taken place since the last tour. Dr. Shumate noted the governor is giving at update at 2:30 PM.

ADJOURNMENT 1:45 PM
Natalie Hagglund adjourned the meeting at 1:30 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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President

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Vice President

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Director

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Director   

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Director                                                                                                                             

Attest:

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Jean Shumate, Ed.D.

Secretary to the Board 

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Date of Approval    


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