September 2, 2008, Regular Board Meeting

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

September 2, 2008

12:00 PM

AGENDA (Revised 8-29-08)
  
CALL TO ORDER 
Roger Myers called the meeting to order at 12:00 PM.  Board members in attendance were:  Roger Myers, Darlene Hartley, Ken Christoferson, Pat Patterson, and Julie Dean.  Roger Myers led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Roger Myers said that two items had been added to the consent agenda and a Board retreat would immediately follow the regular meeting.  Pat  Patterson made a motion to approve the revised agenda.  Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.   

APPROVAL OF MINUTES       
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 19, 2008, Regular Board Meeting.  Ken Christoferson 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 
Darlene Hartley read the donation.

START OF SCHOOL UPDATE:
Dr. Shumate said that staff and students were excited to be back at school and Friday, September 5, would be the first official day to count student enrollment. The preliminary student enrollment was below budget.

CONSENT AGENDA 
Roger Myers said that the agenda was revised to include item 7, Contract with UW Center for Educational Leadership, item 8, Resolution 2008/09-001 Flexible Benefits Plan, and the Personnel Consent Agenda. Pat Patterson made a motion to approve the revised consent agenda, listed below. Darlene Hartley seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. The following items were approved:
1. Donations
2. Second Reading and Adoption of Revised Policy 3207 Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying
3. Second Reading and Adoption of Revised Policy 2336 Required Observances (Veterans' Day, Constitution Day, and Temperance and Good Citizenship
4. Second Reading and Adoption of Policy 5001 Hiring of Retired School Employees
5. Special Services Contract for 2008-09 with Northwest Educational Service District 189 (NW ESD 189) Northwest Regional Learning Center (NWRLC)
6. Personnel Consent Revised Agenda.  
7. Contract with University of Washington (UW) Center for Educational Leadership for 2008-09
8. Resolution 2008/09-001 Flexible Benefits Plan

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Pat Patterson said that Twin City Elementary parking was still a challenge for parents on the first day of school. He also said that he saw mixed emotions on the faces of students and parents. Roger Myers said that the Washington State School Director Association (WSSDA) Regional Meeting would be held October 2, 2008, in Burlington, and the Legislative Assembly would be held September 27, 2008, in Wenatchee.

ADJOURNMENT
Roger Myers adjourned the meeting at 12:06 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