March 3, 2009, Regular Board Meeting

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE MARCH 3, 2009, REGULAR MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM.  Board members in attendance were:  Julie Dean, Darlene Hartley, Ken Christoferson, Pat Patterson, and Roger Myers.  Roger Myers 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
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Minutes of the February 3, 2009, Regular Board Meeting.  Pat Patterson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.  Directors Christoferson and Myers recused themselves because they were absent from the February 3, 2009 meeting.
 
COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
Kim Merrill, 899 Rowe Road, Camano Island, expressed concern about her daughter's safety at the high school.
 
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate announced the following reports:
 
DONATIONS and RECOGNITIONS
Roger Myers read the donations from Chris and Camilla Carlson and Matt and Colleen Keller.  Director Myers recognized the high school students who earned awards at the following competitions:  Regional Scholastic Art Show, Science Olympiad Invitational, State Solo and Ensemble Contest, and Future Business Leaders of America Northwest Regional Competition.

CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE WEEK
Cathy Britt, Public Information Coordinator, said that March 9-13 was designated as Classified School Employee Week as announced by proclamation signed by Governor Christine Gregoire.  Director Christoferson said that our classified staff are dedicated and are the key to students' success.  Other board members thanked the support staff for their contributions which benefits the children in our district.  Board members were invited to attend various activities to recognize the classified staff.

JANUARY 2009 FINANCIAL REPORT
Gary Platt, Executivie Director of Business and Operations, reviewed the January Financial Report.  He discussed the transportation fund and food services report.

MARCH ENROLLMENT 
Gary Platt gave the enrollment update for March 2009. He said that enrollment was continuing to decline and there are 5, 017.91 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) students enrolled, which was 26.09 less than bugeted.

CONSENT AGENDA
Mr. Myers said that the Personnel Consent Agenda was revised.  Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda, listed below.  Ken Christoferson seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
1.  Donations
2.  Carl Perkins Grant for 2008-09
3.  Stanwood High School Technology Student Association Field Trip, March 12-14, 2009, Everett,WA
4.  Cedarhome Elementary 5th Grade Environmental Field Trip, Orcas Island, Washington, May 20-22, 2009
5.  Request to Solicit Students to Participate in the Cultural Homestay International Student Exchange Educational Trip to Japan, June 25-July 13, 2009
6.  Request to Solicit Students to Participate in the Intercultural Student Experiences Educational Organization's Field Trip to Germany, June 21-July5, 2009
7.  Personnel Consent Agenda (revised)
8.  Bills and Payroll

PAYROLL   FUND   WARRANT    TOTAL
February 2009    Payroll   #88397-88521   $2,777,242.64
    Electronic Federal Tax       $616,023.44
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE            
February 13, 2009   General   #69231-69371   $269,335.74
    Associated Student Body   #10782-10816   $19,102.85
    Capital Projects   #4359-4359   $1,500.00 
    Transportation Vehicle   #151-151    $153,193.86
February 18, 2009   Transportation Vehicle   #152-152    $677,976.97
February 27, 2009   General   #69372-69507    $395,155.08
    Associated Student    #10817-10839    $9,424.67

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken Christoferson said that he appreciated the information that staff provided at the board retreat. He also recognized the accomplishments of students and commended the classified staff that provide valuable support for our students.

Roger Myers thanked Julie Dean for facilitating the February 3rd board meeting and announced that the WSSDA Regional Meeting would be held March 10, 2009, at Marysville School District.

EXECUTIVE SESSION 12:30 PM
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 12:33 PM to Executive Session to review the performance of a public employee for approximately 30 minutes.  

RECONVENE
Roger Myers reconvened the Regular Meeting for the sole purpose of adjournment at 1:10 PM.  No action was taken.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the Regular Meeting at 1:11 PM.

A study session to discuss the 2009-10 budget preceded the meeting beginning at 11:10 PM.  Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business and Operations, facilitated the study session.
 
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