August 4, 2009, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 4, 2009, REGULAR BOARD MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM.  Board members in attendance were Ken Christoferson, Darlene Hartley, Julie Dean, Roger Myers, and Pat Patterson.  Dr. Jean Shumate, Superintendent, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the agenda.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the July 14, 2009, Regular Board Meeting.  Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
 
COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There were no comments by audience members.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate announced the following reports:
 
DONATIONS
Jeremy Wellner, district technology employee, presented the donation from Northshore School District for computers, servers, and various technical equipment (value $278,087.00).  Mr. Wellner explained the surplus was due to a technology levy that was replacing Northshore’s equipment.  

Roger Myers read the donations from The Museum of Northwest Art and recognized the accomplishment of the Districts’ transportation department.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson removed item 4, Food Service Contract with Chartwells for FY 2009-10, for discussion. Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the remainder of the Consent Agenda, listed below. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and passed unanimously.
1. Donations.
2. Special Services Contracts for 2009-10: (a) Kandyce Hansen, Speech and Language Therapy Services; (b) Jo Linda Finne, Teacher of Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Services; (c) Children’s Institute for Learning Differences; (d) Pacific Learning Center; (e) Northwest School for Innovative Learning Memo of Understanding; and (f) Northwest School of Innovative Learning Memo of Understanding for Extended School Year.
3. Snohomish County PUD Anchor Wire Easement Agreement.
5. 2009-10 Student Fees Schedule.
6. Personnel Consent Agenda.
7. Stanwood Middle School Leadership Camp Field Trip, August 13-14, 2009, Randle, Washington.

DISCUSSION
Ken Christoferson stated that the food service contract with Chartwells was for one year with renewal options. Gary Platt confirmed that the district had the option to renegotiate the contract or terminate after one year. Mr. Christoferson requested to exhaust all avenues of the food service program at the next Board retreat.

VOTE
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve item 4, Food Service Contract with Chartwells for FY 2009-10.  Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken Christoferson shared his appreciation for the donation of computers and equipment by Northshore School District and for the presentation by Jeremy Wellner.  He also thanked the food service committee for their efforts to ensure that students receive healthy meals in the most effective way.

Pat Patterson stated that he was happy to return from his absence.  He shared that his son, Caleb, won the Bronze award at the National Junior Vaulting competition in Kentucky.  Mr. Patterson also appreciated the information regarding the food service program 

Darlene Hartley attended a Washington State School Directors’ Association meeting and expressed that she was confident that the Stanwood-Camano School District functions soundly. 

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:45 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 for the Board