September 5, 2017, Regular Board Meeting Minutes

STANWOOD-CAMANO SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 5, 2017, REGULAR BOARD MEETING 
 
CALL TO ORDER
Julie Dean, Board President, called the meeting to order at 1:00 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.

FLAG SALUTE
Julie Dean led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Al Schreiber made a motion to approve the Agenda for the September 5, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.
 
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Roger Myers made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 15, 2017, Special Board Retreat Meeting. Natalie Hagglund seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.

Ken Christoferson made a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 15, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Al Schreiber 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
Natalie Hagglund presented the donation, as follows: Stanwood Booster Club (sports account) donated transportation costs, $2,263.92, to the Stanwood-Camano School District for the Stanwood High School football team travel to Central Washington University Football Camp and for the cheerleaders to attend cheer camp at the Great Wolf Lodge.

ENROLLMENT AND STAFFING
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, stated that the preliminary enrollment for elementary schools was near the budgeted projection and the secondary schools were not determined, at this time. School starts on September 6th and the official “count day” is Monday, September 11th.

Maurene Stanton, Executive Director of Human Resources, said that some adjustments to staffing was made based on preliminary class loads and any additional changes would be determined by enrollment needs.

CAPITAL PROJECTS REPORT
Gary Platt, Executive Director of Capital Projects, gave the capital projects report for September. He reviewed the overall funding on change orders, described the progress on the bond projects and reported on the facilities and technology levy summer projects.

REPLACEMENT FACILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY CAPITAL PROJECTS LEVY
Gary Platt explained that this was the last year to collect taxes from the original 2013 levy that included facilities and technology. The Facility Advisory Committee and the Citizen’s for Stanwood-Camano Schools group unanimously support taking a ballot measure to our community to continue the long-term plan for capital projects while keeping the promise to the voters that the local school tax rate would not increase. The ballot measure would be on the February 13, 2018 ballot.

CONSENT AGENDA
Roger Myers made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items, 1-23, listed below. Al Schreiber seconded the motion; it was voted on and approved unanimously.  
1. Donations. 
2. Stanwood High School Field Trip for the Volleyball Team to attend the Sun Dome Festival Tournament, September 15-16, 2017, in Yakima.  
3. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Student Policy, 3121, Compulsory Attendance. 
4. Second Reading/Adoption of Revised Student Policy 3122, Attendance.  
5. Second Reading/Adoption of Updated Student Policies, as listed (a-f):
    a. 3410 Student Health 
    b. 3413 Student Immunization and Life-Threatening 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 
6. Contracts for Educational Support Services for the 2017-18 School Year, as listed (a-h):
    a. Behavior Management for Adults and Children Program (BMAC)
    b. Good Intentions Counseling Service 
    c. Interlocal Agreement with Mount Vernon School District  Visually Impaired
    d. Pacific Learning Center 
    e. Salish Sea Deaf School 
    f. ASR Educational Services 
    g. School Psychology Services 
    h. CCR Education Services 
7. Professional Services Consultant Agreement with Maryann Stine to Support Math Teachers.  
8. Memorandum of Understanding with Therapeutic Health Services .  
9. Highly Capable Program and Grant for the 2017-18 School Year.  
10. Snohomish County Co-occurring Disorder (COD) Grant . That the Board approves the Snohomish County Co-occurring Disorder (COD) Grant, dated September 5, 2017. (LS)
11. Running Start Program Agreement with Bellingham Technical College District #25 for the 2017-18 School Year.  
12. Interagency Agreement with Everett Community College for College in High School  for 2017-18 School Year.  
13. YMCA Pool Agreement for the Stanwood High School 2017-18 Swim Season.  
14. First Reading of Revised Management Support Policy 6700 , Local Health and Wellness.  
15. Contract with Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) for Enrollment for Education Solutions Services.
16. Interlocal Agreement with Mount Vernon School District for Title 1A Support.  
17. Final Acceptance of the Elger Bay Elementary Asphalt Renovation and Repair Project by Asphalt Quality Sealers, effective August 22, 2017.  
18. Final Acceptance of the Utsalady Elementary, Twin City elementary, Elger Bay Elementary, and Port Susan Middle School Exterior Painting Project Performed by DePaolo's Painting, Inc., effective August 22, 2017.  
19. Adopt Resolution No. 2017/2018-001 Authorizing the Submission of a Ballot Measure to the Voters for the Proposed 2019-2022 Replacement Facilities and Technology Capital Projects Levy.  
20. Conditional Teaching Certificate Request.   
21. Letter of Agreement with the Public School Employees of Stanwood-Camano (PSE) Regarding Bus Drivers for Extended/Overnight Trips.
22. Student Intern Agreement with Pima Medical Institute. 
23. Personnel Consent Agenda 

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS 
Roger Myers explained the process that the board members use for consent agenda items. He thanked everyone for all of the work that transpired, by the evidence of consent agenda items, over the summer. He also attended the high school freshmen orientation.

Ken Christoferson was grateful for all of the projects completed over the summer and looked forward to the progress on the high schools’ building project and for the start of school.

Natalie Hagglund was excited about the new playgrounds at two of the elementary schools and for all the different things that are happening for the kids and staff. She was pleased that the health and wellness policy was revised.

Al Schreiber thanked the bargaining teams for concluding with agreements. He looked forward to the start of school and for providing a replacement levy to our community without increasing school taxes. He also commented about the wild fires that were uncontrolled.

Julie Dean expressed that the high interest from students for beginning band at Stanwood Middle School would definitely benefit by having a second band class and she thanked Dr. Shumate for her dedication.

Superintendent Shumate thanked staff for the completion of another school year and the beginning of a new one and making decisions based on what is best for our students. She also thanked the board members for their support and for always having the best interests for our students. She looked forward to meeting with community members and having a great year.

ADJOURNMENT
Julie Dean adjourned the regular meeting at 1:31 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