December 1, 2020 Regular Meeting & Study Session

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

December 1, 2020

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER

Board President Natalie Hagglund called the regular meeting to order at 1:00 PM. President Hagglund announced the statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in the Governor's Proclamation 20-28.12 have been extended, including that boards conduct meetings remotely and not in person, therefore, the December 1, 2020 Regular Board Meeting is being held using the Zoom platform.

President Hagglund shared about opportunities for public comment within the agenda, 

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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
Al Schreiber moved to approve the Agenda for the December 1, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund announced votes will be taken by roll call. Ken Christoferson seconded Al Schreiber's motion to approve the agenda.

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

Passed - Unanimously

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
November 17, 2020 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Charlotte Murry moved to approve the Minutes for the November 17, 2020 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Miranda Evans. 

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

Passed - Unanimously

REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD
Ken Christoferson moved to nominate Natalie Hagglund as Board President; seconded by Al Schreiber. Natalie Hagglund called for any other nominations (three times); as there were none, a roll call vote was taken:

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans
Abstain: Natalie Hagglund

Passed

Ken Christoferson moved to nominate Miranda Evans as Board Vice President; seconded by Al Schreiber. Natalie Hagglund called for any other nominations (three times), as there were none a roll call vote was taken:

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Natalie Hagglund
Abstain: Miranda Evans

Passed

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORTS

1. Capital Projects Update - Gary Platt, Liz Jamieson
Liz Jamieson, Director of Capital Projects, presented in detail project timelines, move-in, furniture installation and ongoing construction progress for the new Stanwood High School; reviewed construction progress for the Alternative Learning Center and Maintenance and Technology Center; and, provided information on the demolition of the old high school and Alternative Learning Center. Gary Platt, Chief Financial Officer of Capital Projects, provided a capital projects financial update, including a status on cash flow and state matching funds. 

CONSENT AGENDA

Natalie Hagglund asked if there were any comments from the public on the Consent Agenda or requests from the public or Board to pull any items. There were no requests.

Miranda Evans moved to approve Consent Agenda items 1 through 6; seconded by Charlotte Murry.

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

Passed - Unanimously

1. Approval of the Second Reading of Revised Policy 2255 Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) Courses. That the Board approves the Second Reading of Revised Policy 2255 Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) Courses, dated December 1, 2020. (LS)

2. Approval of the Second Reading of Revised Policy 3211 Gender-Inclusive Schools. That the Board approves the Second Reading of Revised Policy 3211 Gender-Inclusive Schools, dated December 1, 2020. (MS)

3. Approval of the Second Reading of Revised Policy 6512 Infection Control Program. That the Board approves the Second Reading of Revised Policy 6512 Infection Control Program, dated December 1, 2020. (MC)

4. Approval of the Letter of Agreement with the Public School Employees of Stanwood-Camano(PSE) for additional meeting time, September 1, 2021-August 31, 2023. That the Board approves the Letter of Agreement with the Public School Employees of Stanwood-Camano (PSE) for additional meeting time, September 1, 2021-August 31, 2023, dated December 1, 2020. (MS)

5. Approval of the Student Intern Agreement with Western Governors University for Student Intern Placements. That the Board approve the Affiliation Agreement with Western Governors University for Student Intern Placements, dated December 1, 2020. (MS)

6. Approval of the Personnel Consent Agenda That the Board approves the Personnel Consent Agenda, including certificated/classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, retirements, and travel, dated December 1, 2020. (MS) 

PUBLIC COMMENT

Citizens wishing to address the Board are asked to submit their request to speak two hours prior to the board meeting start time. Click on the link PUBLIC COMMENT or email chansen@stanwood.wednet.edu to submit your request; please include your comment topic. The Board President will call upon individuals who have requested to speak during the Public Comment section of the agenda. Individuals will state their name and address for the record and will be allowed three minutes to speak. If you are attending the zoom meeting via phone, please include the phone number you will be calling from in your email or Public Comment request so we can locate you in the attendee group and enable the speaking function.
There were no requests for public comment.

SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSION
(No items)

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Charlotte Murry’s expressed excitement for everything coming together on the high school project and added she hopes all had a good holiday and are staying healthy. Director Murry noted today is Giving Tuesday and shared she is aware the high school band has a project going as well as other projects in the community that would benefit kids. A suggestion was made to check out SCGIVE.org

Miranda Evans expressed thanks for the nomination, adding she is excited; she noted the report on the high school is great news and she appreciates that the schedule and budget were not affected by the challenges of 2020. Director Evans expressed her support for Giving Tuesday, adding there are a lot of people struggling this year and she encouraged others to do what they can.

Ken Christoferson echoed earlier board comments on Giving Tuesday, adding there are many areas where people can help; he encouraged those who can, as the holiday season approaches, to help as many as they can. Director Christoferson commended everyone involved in the  planning and effort that has gone into the district’s capital projects, noting it has been a huge effort that started a long time ago. Director Christoferson added this is good news that must be shared with the community and he looks forward to the opportunity when the time is right to get people into the buildings to celebrate.

Al Schreiber echoed earlier board comments and offered a special thank you to everyone who has worked on the district’s capital projects.

Jean Shumate provided an update on COVID cases in Snohomish County and shared she continues to meet with Snohomish and Island County Health Districts. Superintendent Shumate indicated she will be meeting with administrative staff to look at the recent data to see what it means for the school district and any potential adjustments to the current plan. Superintendent Shumate added she will keep the Board posted on the data and any impacts to the school district.  

Natalie Hagglund shared she enjoyed attending the celebration for Barbara Mazzio (Transportation) who was recognized as the Classified Employee of the Month (October) and extended her congratulations. Director Hagglund reminded everyone that the next board meeting will be at 1:00 PM, not 6:00 PM. Director Hagglund shared a quote from Michelle Obama, “You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once. But, don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own.” Director Hagglund thanked all of those in leadership who continue to be courageous and for their contagious hope.

ADJOURN
The regular meeting was adjourned at 1:31 PM

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT #401
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


STUDY SESSION
MINUTES

 

CALL TO ORDER

Natalie Hagglund called the study session to order at 1:31 PM.

 The statutory waivers/suspensions of the Open Public Meeting Act (OPMA) cited in the Governor's Proclamation 20-28.12 have been extended, including that boards conduct meetings remotely and not in person, therefore, the December 1, 2020 Study Session is being held using the Zoom platform.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Dec 1, 2020 01:45 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: December 1, 2020 Stanwood-Camano SD Study Session

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TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
1. Proposed new policy 3226 Interviews and Interrogations of Students on School Premises (Mark Carter)
2. Proposed new policy 4311 School Resource Officer (Mark Carter)

Mark Carter, Director of Student Services and Safety, provided background information leading up to proposed policy 3226 Interviews and Interrogations of Students on School Premises and 4311 School Resource Officer coming before the Board. Mark Carter fielded questions from the Board and discussion followed. A recommendation was made to place 4311 on a future agenda but not 3226.

ADJOURN
The Study Session was adjourned at 1:53 PM.

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT #401
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

_____________________________
President

_____________________________
Vice President

_____________________________
Director

_____________________________
Director

_____________________________
Director

Attest:

___________________________________
Jean Shumate, Ed.D.
Secretary to the Board