June 11, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes


WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

June 11, 2012  6:00PM
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS
PRESENT

 

Jim Bays, Janice Watts, Jeremy Stuart, Katie Longrie-Student Representative Michael Green-Secretary, Carla Kirkpatrick-Recording Secretary

OTHERS
PRESENT

 

Deb Kernen, Asha Riley, Chris Wiseman, John Shoup, Dan Uhlenkott, Stacy Brown, Mark Houk, Taylor Summers

MEMBER ABSENCES

 

Janice Watts moved to approve the absence of Bill Woodard & Tina Cayton from the meeting.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes   carried

MINUTES

 

The approval for the May 14, 2012 regular meeting minutes is deferred to the June 25, 2012 board meeting due to a lack of majority who attended that meeting.

The approval for the May 25, 2012 special meeting minutes is deferred to the June 25, 2012 board meeting due to a lack of majority who attended that meeting.

It was noted that Tina Cayton was present at the meeting, but the May 25, 2012 special meeting minutes did not reflect her attendance.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

At 6:10pm President, Jim Bay recessed the meeting to serve cake in acknowledgement of Katie Longrie. Mr. Bays stated that Katie did a great job serving in her role as Student Representative to the Board of Directors.  At 6:20pm President, Jim Bays, reconvened the meeting.

REPORTS TO THE BOARD

 

Student Representative Report
Kindergarten took a field trip to the zoo. First grade participated in special activities with John Ford the Whale Guy. Second grade went on a field trip to OMSI. Third grade went on a field trip to Franz Bakery.  WPS activity day is scheduled for June 14.  Grades 9-11 are taking finals this week.  The high school seniors participated in ‘Every 15 Minutes', which centered around teen drinking and driving.  The experience was life changing for the participants.  Prom took place the week prior to graduation.  On graduation day the new ASB officers were sworn in and the 2nd reading of the Life Skills Club took place.  WHS graduation was a success. 

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

Michael Green reported that Margaret Wilson is retiring and Carol Wood is being recommended to fill the position.  A nine person committee interviewed three different architects for the Yale project.  Architect Eric Lanciault is being recommended for approval pending contract negotiations.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

None.

CITIZENS REQUESTS

 

None.

BOARD REPORTS AND REQUESTS

 

The November WSSDA Conference will be held in Spokane, Nov. 14, 15, 16, 2012.  Jeremy Stuart will consider trying to clear his work schedule so he can attend.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

Policy Update: First reading of Policies 2410, 4040, and 6220
The first reading of Policies 2410, 4040, and 6220 took place and were discussed.  They will be moved to second reading and approval at the next meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING

 

At 6:25pm the Directors recessed for 2 public hearings.

Public Hearing on Extension of Debt Service fund
Extension of the debt service fund is due to a change in the funding schedule related to the refinancing of current bonds at a lower interest rate.  There were no public comments, hearing was closed.

Public Hearing on Issuance of Non-voted debt
District will fund $400,000 of the approximately $800,000 related to Energy Retrofits.  The Superintendent has recommended Columbia State Bank for funding.  There were no public comments, the hearing was closed.

At 6:30pm the public hearings were closed and the board meeting reconvened.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Consent Agenda

Janice Watts moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes  carried

ACTION ITEMS

 

Resolution 2557 - Adopting the Study and Survey

Jeremy Stuart moved to adopt Resolution 2557 as presented.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes   carried

Resolution No. 2558-Addressing available space in Adjacent School Districts

Jeremy Stuart moved to adopt Resolution 2558 as presented.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes  carried

Resolution 2559 - Extending the Debt Service Fund

Janice Watts moved to adopt Resolution 2559 as presented.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes  carried

Resolution 2560 - Authorizing Issuance of non-voted debt

Jeremy Stuart moved to adopt Resolution 2560 as presented.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes   carried

Approval of Interlocal Agreement for Construction Management Services with ESD112

Janice Watts moved to approve the interlocal agreement with ESD 112 as presented.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes  carried

Approval of Eric Lanciault as Project Architect for Yale School Contract

Jeremy Stuart moved to accept Eric Lanciault as project architect contingent on successful contract negotiations.

Janice Watts  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes
Jim Bays  yes   carried

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

President, Jim Bays, recessed the meeting into executive session at 6:30pm to discuss SEIU bargaining parameters.  At 6:56pm President, Jim Bays, ended the executive session and reconvened the meeting into open session.

ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting of the Board of Directors was adjourned at 6:56PM.

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

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