August 15, 2017, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 15, 2017, REGULAR BOARD MEETING 
 
CALL TO ORDER
Julie Dean called the meeting to order at 6:40 PM in the Administration & Resource Center Boardroom.

ROLL CALL
Board members in attendance were: Natalie Hagglund, Roger Myers, Ken Christoferson, Al Schreiber, and Julie Dean.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Julie Dean excused the board members to executive session to review the performance of an employee for approximately 30 minutes.

RECONVENE 
Julie Dean reconvened the regular meeting at 7:00 PM and stated that all board members were present.

FLAG SALUTE
Roger Myers led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Agenda for the August 15, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
 
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 1, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. Roger and Julie recused.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
Larry Delaney, associated with the Lakewood School District’s Education Association and Washington Education Association (WEA), praised the Stanwood-Camano Education Association (SCEA) for their efforts to convey important messages to state legislators regarding funding. He stated that the SCEA deserved a fair contract.

PUBLIC HEARING
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reviewed the FY 2017-18 Budget and stated that the budget document was available upon request and the Budget Handbook for our Community was available on the district’s website. Julie Dean opened the Public Hearing at 7:06 PM for citizen comments on the Fiscal-Year (FY) 2017-18 Budget. There were no comments from the audience for or against the budget. The public hearing was closed at 7:07 PM.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

DONATIONS
Natalie presented the donations, as follows: 
1. Stanwood High School Band Boosters donated $368.50 to the Stanwood-Camano School District for transporting the high school band to the Percussion Camp at Central Washington University.
2. Utsalady Elementary Booster Club donated $724.33 to the Stanwood-Camano School District for Utsalady Elementary teacher stipends for Eagle Enrichment’s Garden Club and Lego Robotics and $1,800.17 for two 5th grade teacher stipends for outdoor education.
3. Elger Bay Elementary PTA donated $1,724.57 to the Stanwood-Camano School District for two Elger Bay Elementary outdoor education teacher stipends.

FINANCIAL REPORTS
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the financial reports for the month of July, 2017. The 206-17 Executive Summary was discussed.

CONSENT AGENDA
Ken Christoferson removed consent agenda item #11, Bills, for discussion.

Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1-10, listed below. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.  
 1. Donations.
 2. First Reading of Revised Students Policy 3121, Compulsory Attendance.
 3. First Reading of Revised Students Policy 3122, Attendance.
 4. First Reading of Students Policies:
     a. 3410 Student Health
     b. 3413 Student Immunization and Life Threatening Health Conditions
     c. 3414 Infectious Diseases
     d. 3415 Accommodating Students with Diabetes
     e. 3416 Medication at School
     f. 3419 Self-Administration of Asthma and Anaphylaxis Medications
 5. Professional Services Consultant Agreement with Paxis Institute.
 6. Award the Contract for Diesel Fuel to Associated Petroleum Products.
 7. Authorize the Issuance of a Request for Proposals for Commissioning Services for the New Stanwood High School and the New Alternative Learning Center.
 8. Authorize the Issuance of a Request for Value Engineering and Constructability Services for the New Stanwood High School.
 9. Resolution #2016-17-010 Establishing the Budget Appropriations for FY 2017-18.
10. Personnel Consent Agenda.

DISCUSSION
Ken Christoferson explained that Voucher #50785 was issued to Stanwood Redi-Mix, which he is associated.

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Bills, accept Voucher #50785, Stanwood Redi-Mix. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Roger Myers made a motion to approve Voucher #50785 to Stanwood Redi-Mix for $1,230.65. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved.  Ken Christoferson abstained for the vote.

11. Bills

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

           

July 31, 2017

 

General

 

#50698-50765

 

$123,093.34

   

Capital Projects

 

#50766-50777

 

$482,496.87

   

Associated Student Body

 

#50778-50781

 

$1,343.98

July 31, 2017 (2017-18)

 

General

 

#50782-50784

 

$9,072.99

August 15, 2017

 

General

 

#50785-50785

 

$1,230.65

  August 15, 2017 (2017-18)

 

General

 

#50786-50791

 

$9,540.72

  August 15, 2017

 

General

 

#50792-50876

 

$113,922.08

   

Capital Projects

 

#50877-50890

 

$688,218.04

   

Associated Student Body

 

#50891-50894

 

$2,394.79

  August 15, 2017

A

Capital Projects

 

#50895-50895

 

$43,691.29

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 
Roger Myers stated that it was a great time of year and he looked forward to the start of school in September. He also enjoyed attending the Stanwood/Camano Fair with his grandchildren.

Ken Christoferson said he celebrates the new year and looked forward to positive things for the students and for school projects that the community supported.

Al Schreiber thanked Steve Lidgard and staff for having a balanced budget for 2017-18.

Jean Shumate said that she enjoyed all of the topics that were discussed at the Board Retreat, which preceded the meeting. She appreciated Robert Hascall, the new director of special services, who shared his focus on the coming school year. Other retreat discussions about the state’s budget impacts on the district for the 2017-18 school year and the Board’s self-assessment survey were informative. Dr. Shumate thanked Joy Post for organizing the retreat and Ken Christoferson for facilitating the meeting.

Julie Dean stated that she was confident that Robert Hascall, Director of Special Services, was a good asset to the district staff.

ADJOURNMENT
Julie Dean adjourned the regular meeting at 7:14 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 to the Board 

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Date of Approval