December 17, 2013, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 17, 2013 REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER

President Ken Christoferson called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Administration & Resource Center boardroom.

ROLL CALL

Board members in attendance were Julie Dean, Al Schreiber, Roger Myers, and Ken Christoferson. Seth Brisendine, Student Advisor, was in attendance. Director Darlene Hartley and Ingrid Pelletier, Student Advisor, was absent and excused.

FLAG SALUTE
Tod Klundt, Stanwood High School Assistant Principal, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the December 17, 2013, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Minutes of the December 3, 2013, Regular Board Meeting. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS

There were no comments.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

DONATIONS

The donations were read by Seth Brisendine as follows: Bob Stanton REMax Realty ($100.00), Viking Village Shopping Center ($495.00), Camano Mold, Incorporated ($350.00), Stanwood Elementary ($111.50), Port Susan Middle School PTA ($1,483.00 and $2,000.00), and Rose Foundation ($1,500.00).

RECOGNITIONS

Joy Rusko, Secretary to the Superintendent, introduced the following awards:

  • Classified Employee of the Month for November: Merry Carlson, Utsalady Elementary ASSIST Para-educator. Principal Colleen Keller recognized Mrs. Carlson and Judi Brown and Garry Carlson read their nominations. Colleen Keller read the nominations written by Phyllis Slattery and Debbie Saylor, who were unable to attend.
  • Teacher of the Month for November: Paige Watson, Stanwood High School Counselor. Principal Christine Gruver recognized Paige and Heather Griffin and Elisse Sahlin read their nominations.

Board members presented certificates of achievement, Dr. Shumate presented the pictures for their schools, and sponsor Tony Warner, Sterling Bank Manager, presented gift certificates from co- sponsors Dos Reales, and Stanwood Cinemas.

WESCO Principal of the Year – Christine Gruver

Dr. Lloy Schaaf, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, introduced Stanwood High School Principal Christine Gruver as the WESCO Principal of the Year. Christine introduced her parents who came from eastern Washington for the occasion. Dr. Schaaf read her letter of recommendation emphasizing Christine’s distinct characteristics, which defines her leadership and responsibilities.

RETIREMENT - Lee Heinrichs, Director of Transportation

Dr. Linda Littlefield, Executive Director of Human Resources, recognized retiring Lee Heinrichs, Director of Transportation. Dr. Littlefield said it was a pleasure to work with Lee. She listed some of his qualities: a strong leader, high quality performance, a strong contributor and communicator.

RECESS

Director Christoferson recessed the meeting at 7:47 p.m. to enjoy refreshments and allow guests to leave. He resumed the meeting at 7:55 p.m.

FINANCIAL REPORT

Gary Platt, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the financial reports for the month of November 2013. He reviewed the Executive Summary and the following funds: general, debt service, associated student body, and transportation vehicle. Mr. Platt noted that all of the district’s debt (bonds) was paid-in-full. Also, the participation in the lunch meals program declined, which may be due to the overall decline in enrollment.

CONSENT AGENDA

Roger Myers made a motion to approve consent agenda items 1-10, listed below. Julie Dean seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

  1. Donations.
  2. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Instruction Policy 2020, Curriculum Development and Adoption of Instructional Materials.
  3. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Student Policy 3115, Homeless Students Enrollment Rights and Services.
  4. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Instruction Policy 2162, Education of Students with Disabilities Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1972.
  5. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Policy 3206 Sexual Harassment.
  6. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Students Policy 3210, Nondiscrimination.
  7. Second Reading/Adoption of Management Support Policy 6590 to Personnel Policy 5160, Sexual Harassment.
  8. Amendment to the Interagency Agreement (Number 2011-ERG-519) with the Department of Enterprise Services.
  9. Personnel Consent Agenda.
  10. Bills and Payroll.

PAYROLL

FUND

WARRANT

TOTAL

November 2013

Payroll

#33705-33783

$1,089,133.06

Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

$1,614,067.18

Electronic Federal Tax

$581,208.72

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

November 29, 2013

General

#33784-33878

$210,412.05

Associated Student Body

#33879-33902

$18,893.56

December 13, 2013

General

#33903-34032

$183,835.48

Associated Student Body

#34033-34068

$20,631.69

Trust

#34069-34069

$300.00

STUDENT ADVISORS’ REPORT

Seth Brisendine reported that December was good and it was quiet at Lincoln Hill High School.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Board members wished a Merry Christmas and Happy New Years to everyone.

Roger Myers noted that Drew Stang, Stanwood High School Senior, was selected as the Everett Herald’s Student Athlete of the Week. Drew is the son of Michelle Stang, Cedarhome Elementary 5th grade teacher, and the grandson of Linda Stang, Fiscal Supervisor, at the Administration & Resource Center.

ADJOURNMENT

Ken Christoferson adjourned the Regular Meeting at 8:07 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