January 16, 2018, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 16, 2018, REGULAR BOARD MEETING 
 
CALL TO ORDER
Julie Dean, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 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. Student Advisors, Ashley Peterson and Omar Figueroa, were present.

FLAG SALUTE
Julie Dean led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Agenda for the January 16, 2018, 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 December 19, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Roger Myers seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
Jen McFall, community member and parent, presented information to the Board regarding a field trip, sponsored by a tour company, that the high school band would like to take to Whistler, British Columbia. She asked the Board to support the band field trip.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

DONATIONS
Ashley Peterson and Omar Figueroa presented the donations, as follows: (a) Schweitzer Engineering donated $100 to Port Susan Middle School and $100 to Stanwood Middle School to help inspire a lifelong love of learning in math and science, (b) Grocery Outlet donated $133.41 to Utsalady Elementary from receipt collections (3) Utsalady Booster Club donated $366.02 to Utsalady Elementary for the “Utsalady’s Got Talent,” Eagle Enrichment Class teacher stipend, (4) Washington State Traffic Safety Commission donated $300 to Elger Bay Elementary to purchase Walkie-Talkies and programming cables, (5) Firefly Images donated Fall 2017 Rebates to Elger Bay Elementary, $444.29, and to Stanwood Elementary, $549.90.

SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION MONTH
Superintendent, Jean Shumate, recognized and thanked the members of the Board for their service to the students, district and community. Carolyn Coombs, Stanwood High School Assistant Principal and Staci Lauinger, Dean of Students, thanked the board members for how much they do for students and staff. Board members received grateful messages on banners, posters, cards and gifts from staff and students.

AWARDS
Shining Stars: Autumn Latorre, Cedarhome Elementary and Jose Velasquez, Stanwood Middle School.

Classified Employees of the Month: Christy Headrick, Port Susan Middle School Library Paraeducator (November) and Mary Murray, Stanwood High School Food Services Assistant (December).

Teacher of the Month: Garry Carlson, Port Susan Middle School (December).
Volunteer Service Award: James Heckathorn, Cedarhome Elementary and Tia Hannawalt and Dawn Nordin, Stanwood Middle School.

Principals Jeff Lofgren, Cedarhome Elementary, and Tod Klundt, Stanwood Middle School, recognized the shining stars and volunteers from their schools. Board Members and Superintendent Jean Shumate recognized the award recipients with certificates of appreciation. The awards are sponsored by Umpqua Bank in partnership with Klesick Farms, Stanwood Cinemas, Dos Reales, and Twin City Lanes. Sara Gosnold, Umpqua Bank, presented gifts and certificates to the award recipients.

Julie Dean presented certificates of achievement from the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) to Natalie Hagglund, Al Schreiber, and Ken Christoferson for completing a professional development course at the WSSDA Conference.

RECESS 
President Dean recessed the meeting at 8:02 PM, to allow guest to leave. She reconvened the meeting at 8:09 PM.

JANUARY ENROLLMENT
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the enrollment for the month of January 2018. The actual enrollment was 4,419.54 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), which averaged 61.08 (FTE) above the projected budget.

DECEMBER 2017FINANCIAL REPORT
Steve Lidgard reported on the financial reports for the month of December 2017. He reviewed the Executive Summary.

CONSENT AGENDA
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items, 1-9, listed below. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.  
1. Donations.
2. First Reading of Revised Community Relations Policy 4040, Public Assess to District Records.
3. Resolution 2017/18-004, Public Access to District Records.
4. Interlocal Agreement with the State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS for Educational Support of Students in Foster Care.
5. New Stanwood High School Value Analysis Report.
6. Final Acceptance of Stanwood Elementary and Twin City Elementary Playground Improvement Project.
7. Rate of Pay Adjustment for Student Workers to Comply with Washington State’s Minimum Wage Laws.
8. Personnel Consent Agenda.
9. Bills and Payroll.

PAYROLL

 

FUND

 

WARRANT

 

TOTAL

December 2017

 

Payroll

 

#52430-52486

 

$1,439,164.34

   

Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

     

$2,056,848.83

   

Electronic Federal Tax

     

$762,166.12

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

           

December 29, 2017

 

General

 

#52487-52586

 

$222,049.03

   

Capital Projects

 

#52587-52593

 

$40,999.45

   

Associated Student Body

 

#52594-52623

 

$7,988.91

January 12, 2018

 

General

 

#52624-52710

 

$357,823.53

   

Capital Projects

 

#52711-52722

 

$499,357.78

   

Associated Student Body

 

#52723-52731

 

$1,399.02

STUDENT ADVISORS REPORT
Ashley Peterson shared upcoming events at Stanwood High School: the student senate meeting was scheduled for January 17th, Martin Luther King, Junior Day will be recognized with a video and activity on diversity, the Winter Ball will be on January 20th in the commons, and nominations for “Spartan of the Week” is available on the SHS App.

Omar Figueroa shared the Lincoln Hill High School/ Lincoln Academy highlights and current events as follows: the Winter Social was attended by about 50 people, the Advisory Breakfast was held January 4th, the META Performing Arts’ director will be working with LHHS students on a one-act play, Eats Café is scheduled for February 8, Jostens met with seniors about graduation, and a leadership conference will be held on February 13th. Omar thanked the Board of Directors for their service and support. He presented a letter to the board president.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 
Roger Myers expressed his appreciation for the recognition given to the Board. He also observed that it was evident that the parents and staff were proud of their Shining Star students, and he thanked Umpqua Bank for sponsoring the awards. Mr. Myers had a question on the Value and Engineering report and would contact Gary Platt.

Ken Christoferson said it was a great evening, with incredible kids and that it was nice to see so many people.

Natalie Hagglund was glad that the student advisors were at the meeting.

Al Schreiber thanked the staff for the Collective Commitment activity at the retreat and said the direction of the district continues to be strong.

Julie Dean commented that the Value and Engineering report, on the consent agenda, was very informative.

ADJOURNMENT
Julie Dean adjourned the regular meeting at 8:25 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