August 16, 2016, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 16, 2016, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Julie Dean, Natalie Hagglund, Al Schreiber, Roger Myers, and Ken Christoferson.

FLAG SALUTE
Iain Rosenstiel, Stanwood High School Student and Boy Scout, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Agenda for the August 16, 2016, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 2, 2016, Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion. Julie Dean made a correction to the August 2, 2016, Minutes; she clarified that she did not vote on the consent agenda due to a conflict. The motion, with corrections, was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments.

PUBLIC HEARING
Director Ken Christoferson opened the Public Hearing at 7:05 PM for citizen comments on the Fiscal-Year (FY) 2016-17 Budget. Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reviewed the FY 2016-17 Budget and stated that the budget document was available upon request and the Budget Handbook for our Community was available on the district's website. There were no comments from the audience for or against the budget. The public hearing was closed at 7:10 PM.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports.

DONATIONS
Julie Dean presented the following donations:
1. Elger Bay Elementary PTA donated $280.18 to Elger Bay Elementary for additional para-educator services for outdoor education.
2. The Stanwood High School Booster Club provided transportation costs, $3,448.61 to the Stanwood High School for the football team to attend camp at Central Washington University in Ellensburg and for the cheer team to attend Cheer Camp at Grand Mound, Washington.

RECOGNITIONS
The Stanwood High School Technology Student Association (TSA) National Team attended the TSA National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, this summer with outstanding results. Five students competed in a variety of events that tested their technical, leadership, and employability skills. Advisor Ross Short announced the results: 2nd Place - Technology Bowl Written, Mitchell Roberts, and 6th Place - Architectural Renovation, Gabe Johnson, Mitchell Roberts. ALL five students received the "Gold Achievement Award" and were inducted into the Technology Honor Society. Stanwood High School TSA Chapter also received the "Chapter Excellence Award."

FINANCIAL REPORTS
Gary Platt reported on the Monthly Financial Reports for July 2016. He reviewed the Executive Summary and reminded the Board that the next financial report would be in late October due to closing the books for 2015-16 school year.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson removed Consent Agenda item #12, Bills and Payroll for discussion. Julie Dean made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-11 listed below. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1. Donations.
2. First Reading of Revised Board of Directors Policy 1400 Meeting Conduct, Order of Business, and Quorum.
3. First Reading of Revised Personnel Policies, as listed (a-j):
a. Policy 5005 Employment: Disclosures, Certification Requirements, Assurances, and Approval
b. Policy 5020 Collective Bargaining
c. Policy 5160 Sexual Harassment
d. Policy 5201 Drug-Free Work Place
e. Policy 5222 Job-Sharing Staff Members
f. Policy 5231 Length of Work Day
g. Policy 5240 Evaluation of Staff
h. Policy 5251 Conflicts of Interest
i. Policy 5252 Staff Participation in Political Activities
j. Policy 5260 Personnel Records
4. Second Reading/Adoption of New and Revised Instruction Policies, as listed (a-f):
a. New Policy 2107 Reading Support in Kindergarten through Fourth Grade
b. New Policy 2101 Educational Opportunities for Military Children
c. New Policy 2030 Service Animals in Schools
d. Revised Policy 2106 Program Compliance
e. Revised Policy 2090 Program Evaluation
f. Revised Policy 2121 Substance Abuse Program
5. Suspend Personnel Policy 5281 Disciplinary Action and Discharge
6. Educational Service Providers 2016-17, as listed (a-e):
a. Sunbelt Staffing, American Sign Language Interpreter
b. Blue Water Behavioral Consulting
c. Mount Vernon School District, Visually Impaired
d. Pacific Learning Center
e. Salish Sea Deaf School
7. Interagency Agreement with Everett Community College for "College in High School" 2016-17
8. Approval to Develop a Bond Resolution for the Replacement of Stanwood High School
9. Resolution 2015/16-003 Establishing the Budget Appropriations for FY 2016-17
10. 2016-17 Revised Salary Schedules for District Level Administrators
11. Personnel Consent Agenda.

DISCUSSION
Mr. Christoferson removed voucher #46346, Stanwood Redi-Mix, due to a conflict.
Natalie Hagglund made a motion to approve all of the bills except voucher #46346, Stanwood Redi-Mix. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Roger Myers made a motion to approve voucher #46346, Stanwood Redi-Mix, for $985.18. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was approved. Ken Christoferson recused himself from the vote.

12. Bills and Payroll:

<table <tbody=""> PAYROLL FUND WARRANT TOTAL July 2016 Payroll #46209-43273 $1,235,967.29 Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House) $1,780,333.92 Electronic Federal Tax $664,656.93 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE July 15, 2016 (2016-17) General #46093-46096 $15,549.54 July 15, 2016 (2015-16) General #46097-46189 $295,257.54 Capital Projects #46190-46202 $105,943.78 Associated Student Body #46203-46208 $7,601.51 July 29, 2016 (2016-17) General #46274-46278 $15,939.90 July 29, 2016 (2015-16) General #46279-46335 $88,351.75 Capital Projects #46336-46344 $700,240.93 Associated Student Body #46345-46345 $607.97 August 15, 2016 General #46346-46346 $985.18 August 15, 2016 General #46347-46362 $41,597.54 August 15, 2016 (2016-17) General #46363-46369 $38,955.93 August 15, 2016 (2015-16) General #46370-46452 $131,418.55 Capital Projects #46453-46459 $110,726.38 Associated Student Body #46460-46462 $728.36

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Al Schreiber said the information at the board retreat was great and he looked forward to building a new high school.

Natalie Hagglund said it was a great day to pass a board resolution to move forward to build a new high school.

Julie Dean said that she was ready to see school buses on the roads again.

Roger Myers thanked Al Schreiber for facilitating the board retreat. He reminded everyone that the first board meeting of the month changed to 1:00 PM instead of 5:00 PM.

Ken Christoferson thanked those who were involved in developing the new high school plan and is looking forward to the next few years.

Superintendent Shumate stated that it was good to have the budget done and for passing the resolution to begin the work on a bond for the new high school.

ADJOURNMENT
Ken Christoferson adjourned the regular meeting at 7:21 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