February 3, 2009, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 3, 2009, REGULAR MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Julie Dean called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM.  Board members in attendance were:  Darlene Hartley, Pat Patterson, and Julie Dean.  Ken Christoferson and Roger Myers was unable to attend the meeting.  Mrs. Dean led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the agenda.  Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the January 20, 2009, Regular Board Meeting.   Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 
 
COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
There was no audience participation.
 
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate announced the following reports:
 
DONATIONS and RECOGNITIONS
Donations:  Pat Patterson read the donations from Scandia Coffee House, Haggen, Robert and Charlotte Eagan, Granroth Insurance Agency, and Robert and Susan Cole.  

Teacher of the Month:  Cathy Britt, public information coordinator, introduced John Yarnell, Port Susan Middle School teacher, who was honored as January Teacher of the Month.  A student recognized him for his kind and helpful ways, treating everyone with respect, and said that he includes fun activities with his lessons.  Mike Gibson, Sterlings Savings Bank manager, sponsor of the Teacher of the Month program, presented Mr. Yarnell with a certificate of achievement. Board members commended Mr. Yarnell and thanked him for his service to the district.

ENROLLMENT REPORT
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business and Operations, reviewed the February 2009 enrollment report.  

2009-2010 BUDGET INFORMATION
Mr. Platt presented 2009-2010 budget information.  Items presented were: budget timeline, parameters for budget development process, Board responsibilities, guidelines, enrollment history, current impacts, and projected birth rates.  He said that the next steps would be to develop final enrollment projection recommendations, allocate final projections to schools, determine staffing allocations, and monitor state and federal legislation.   Dr. Linda Littlefield would make a timeline of possible program and staff reductions available to the Board.  
  
CONSENT AGENDA
Darlene Hartley made a motion to approve the consent agenda, listed below. Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1.  Donations
2.  Elger Bay Elementary 5th Grade Outdoor Education Field Trip to Warm Beach Camp, Stanwood, April 29-May 1, 2009.
3.  Stanwood High School's Varsity Baseball Team field Trip, March 13-14, 2009, Richland, Washington
4.  Personnel Consent Agenda
5.  Bills and Payroll

PAYROLL   FUND   WARRANT    TOTAL
January 2009    Payroll   #88152-88279   $2,744,942.18
    Electronic Federal Tax       $605,147.20
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE            
January 30, 2009   General   #69105-69229   $269,624.90
    General   #69230-69230   $57,276.87
    Associated Student Body   #10755-10781   $38,728.01 

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Mrs. Hartley said that she missed her Board colleagues, Roger and Ken.

ADJOURNMENT
Julie Dean adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:44 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