May 15, 2018, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE MAY 15, 2018, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CALL TO ORDER
Under the direction of Board President Julie Dean, Student Advisors, Ashley Peterson and Omar Figueroa, facilitated the meeting. Omar Figueroa 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
Omar Figueroa led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Julie Dean made a motion to approve the Agenda for the May 15, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES|
Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the May 1, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

COMMENTS BY CITIZENS
Staci Martin, Business Manager-Secretary-Treasurer for Laborers’ International Union, Local 292, of Everett, represented many of the labor apprentices that were in the audience, who lived in the district and had children in the schools. He shared information about apprenticeship utilization (hand-out to board members) on the up-coming new high school project and other projects in the district.

Bob Monize, from Camano Island and member of the labor union, spoke about prevailing wages for apprentices and the importance of vocational training.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

Dr. Jean Shumate introduced the following reports:

DONATIONS

Roger Myers presented the donations, as follows:

  1. The Stanwood High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Competition received the following donations:
    1. $500 from Donna and Henry Robinett
    2. $100 from Anita Rydell
    3. $50 from RD & Jennifer Woods
    4. $250 from Robert & Patricia Sehlke
    5. $100 from Kevin Plambeck
    6. $100 from John Smistad
    7. $100 from Brandi & Douglas Smith
    8. $1,000 from the Culinary Art Society
  2. Arlington Garden Club donated $150 to the Stanwood High School FFA Horticulture Department.
  3. Jessica Chittim donated a Sound percussion drum set, value $300 to the Stanwood Middle School Band Program.
  4. Stanwood Camano Area Foundation granted $1,940 to the Stanwood High School Technology Student Association (TSA) to purchase a vinyl cutter.
  5. Utsalady Booster Club donated $1467.89 to the Stanwood-Camano School District for two Eagle Enrichment stipends at Utsalady Elementary and $431.80 for two field trips.
  6. Twin City Elementary PTA donated transportation costs, $1,005.02, to the Stanwood-Camano School District for three (3) Twin City Elementary student field trips.

AWARDS
a. Classified Employee of the Year: Jenny Long, Cedarhome Elementary Paraeducator
b. Teacher of the Year: Rich Crouch, Music, Utsalady Elementary/Elger Bay Elementary
c. Student Advisors: Ashley Peterson and Omar Figueroa

Joy Post, Secretary to the Superintendent, announced the Classified and Teacher of the Year recipients. Principals Jeff Lofgren, Cedarhome Elementary, and Colleen Keller, Utsalady Elementary, recognized Jenny and Rich, respectively. Robert Wickstrom, Heritage Bank VP, Community Banking Manager, presented gifts and gift certificates to the award recipients. Board members presented crystal, engraved, paper weight awards to all of the individuals.

FFA AGRICULTURE MECHANICS
Darryl Main, Agriculture Mechanics teacher at Stanwood High School, shared information about his program. Former and present students introduced themselves and described how the Ag Mech class had impacted their lives.

BOARD AWARD
Julie Dean, on behalf of the Board of Directors, surprised and presented Darryl Main with a special award in recognition of his ongoing commitment and dedicated service.

RECESS
Ashley Peterson recessed the meeting for approximately 5 minutes to allow guests to leave. She reconvened the meeting at 7:45 PM.

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
McGranahan Architects, Chris Lilley, AIA, Managing Principal, explained that the presentation was for the final Design Development Phase. Mathew Bissen, AIA, Director of Design and Director of Research, described the slides showing the conceptual design of the new high school and campus, the alternative facilities, the maintenance and technology facility, and athletic complex. He stated that the timeline for the final design development was completed on-time and the next phase, for the architects, would be the construction documents. 

ENROLLMENT
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the student enrollment report for the month of May 2018. The actual enrollment was 4,389.57 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), which averaged 54.40 above the projected budget. 

FINANCIAL REPORT
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reported on the financial reports for the month of April, 2018. He reviewed the executive summary and general fund. He also reported that new buses were ordered and the 2018-19 budget was in process.

CONSENT AGENDA
Julie Dean made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items, 1-12, listed below. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously. 

  1. Donations
  2. Cedarhome Elementary Outdoor Education Field Trip at Camp Orkila, June 4-6, 2018, Orcas Island.
  3. Stanwood High School Volleyball Team Field Trip to Western Washington University, July 4-7, 2018, in Bellingham.
  4. Stanwood High School Cheer Camp Field Trip to the Universal Cheer Association Camp, June 25-28, 2018, at Great Wolf Lodge, Centralia.
  5. Stanwood High School State Field Trips: (a.) Girls Tennis, May 24-26, 2018, Kennewick, and (b.) Boys Baseball, May 24-26, Pasco.
  6. Professional Services Consultant Agreement with Brenda Bartholow, LLC, for 2018-19 Special Education Occupational Therapy Services.
  7. Interagency Agreement with the Department of Enterprise Services, Engineering & Architectural Services for Port Susan Middle School Boiler Control Upgrades and to Authorize the District Administration to Execute Documents Related to the Project.
  8. Design Development Phase for the New Stanwood High School, Alternative Learning Center, Maintenance Facilities, and Athletic Facilities and Fields and to Authorize the Architect to Proceed with the Construction Document Phase.
  9. Educational Specifications for the New Stanwood High School, dated July 24, 2017, and the Educational Specifications for the New Lincoln Hill High/Academy/Saratoga Facility, also known as the New Alternative Learning Center, dated March 24, 2017.
  10. Personnel Consent Agenda.
  11. Bills and Payroll.
  1. PAYROLL

    FUND

    WARRANT

    TOTAL

    April 2018

    Payroll

    #53862-53920

    $1,470,608.07

    Payroll ACH (Automated Clearing House)

    $2,136,242.04

    Electronic Federal Tax

    $720,370.05

    ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

    April 30, 2018

    General

    #53921-54032

    $326,589.49

    Capital Projects

    #54033-54044

    $109,317.69

    Associated Student Body

    #54045-54066

    $12,544.44

    May 15, 2018

    General

    #54067-54196

    $231,006.96

    Capital Projects

    #54197-54206

    $749,265.05

    Associated Student Body

    #54207-54227

    $18,526.14

  1. Adoption of Math Expressions K-5.

STUDENT ADVISORS REPORT
Omar Figueroa reported on activities at Lincoln Hill High School/Academy: field trips included a “ropes course” at Warm Beach Camp for Lincoln Academy students and the high school students went to the Seattle Aquarium. A Spring Social was planned for May 18th and Smarter Balance Math testing would be May 21-22. Lincoln Hill High School graduation is June 12.

Ashley Peterson, Stanwood High School, reported on activities and events: National Honor Society members were recognized, some seniors committed (signed) with colleges to participate in athletic endeavors, the senior prom and the girls’ powder puff football game was held. Stanwood High School graduation is June 15.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS
Board members commended the student advisors for facilitating the meeting and praised Darryl Main for being an outstanding teacher and the students for the Ag Mechanics’ presentation. Natalie Hagglund acknowledged that Teacher Appreciation Week was celebrated in the schools.

ADJOURNMENT
Ashley Peterson adjourned the regular meeting at 8:35 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