September 9, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes

 

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

September 9, 2013 5:00PM
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS
PRESENT

 

Jim Bays, Janice Watts, Bill Woodard, Tina Cayton, Jeremy Stuart, Tayler Summers-Student Representative, Michael Green-Secretary, Tegan Steen-Recording Secretary

OTHERS PRESENT

 

Stacy Brown, John Shoup, Dan Uhlenkott, Carol Saari, Mark Houk, Chris Wiseman, Asha Riley, and Cari Thomson.

MINUTES

 

Tina Cayton moved to approve the August 26, 2013 regular meeting minutes as presented.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

BOARD REPORTS

 

Student Representative Report
Tayler Summers was absent from the meeting.

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

Mr. Green said that school is off and running. Today was count day, but he did not have any enrollment numbers yet.  He said that enrollment was projected conservatively, so it should be okay.   The last GeoPier was done last week at the new WHS site.  They are working on getting all of the sand brought in to place on top of the GeoPiers.  The call for bids for phase 2 went out this morning.  All but one certificated staff person has been hired for the year.  The buildings hired 20 new certificated employees.  Bill Woodard asked if class sizes were where we want them to be.  Michael said that he has not heard that we are at a level that is outside of the contract. 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

None.

CITIZENS REQUESTS

 

None.

BOARD REPORTS & REQUESTS

 

Tina Cayton requested that the Board meetings remain at 5pm. Other Board members agreed. Bill Woodard said he had talked with Matt Donald and confirmed that he would be able to attend at 5pm.  Jim Bays said he thought this would be fine, as long as it doesn’t become an issue with the public.  Michael said it will require a policy change to Policy No. 1400.  This can be done under action items this evening.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

Woodland Primary School Title 1 School-Wide Plan
Mr. Green asked to move this item to another meeting.  The Board agreed.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

The Board discussed the consent agenda. See attached.

Tina Cayton  moved to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

ACTION ITEMS

 

Approval of Interagency Agreement with ESD 112 for Facilities Planning
Michael said this agreement will be for help with planning how we’ll use the existing buildings’ space in two years when the new WHS is completed, and for security planning.  The money will come from the Capital Projects fund.

Bill Woodard moved to approve the interagency agreement with ESD 112 for Facilities Planning as presented.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

Approval of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Woodland Education Association

Janice Watts moved to approve the agreement between the WEA and the District as presented.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

Approval of Two Novels for High School English
Carol Saari was available to present two novels for High School English, that the text adoption committee wanted the Board to approve.  The novels are The Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad and The Scarlett Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Jeremy Stuart moved to approve The Heart of Darkness and The Scarlett Letter for use in High School English classes.

Janice Watts  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Jeremy Stuart  yes  carried

Approval of Writing Curriculum for Primary Grades
Mark Houk and Asha Riley recommended the Read Well Composition curriculum to use at the Primary  & Yale Schools, as it aligns with the reading program and supports instruction of Common Core and English Language Standards.

Bill Woodard moved to approve the Read Well Composition curriculum for use in the primary grades.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

Award of Bid for KWRL Paradise Point Project
The bids were opened this morning at 10am for the KWRL Paradise Point Project. Michael recommended that the Board accept the bid from Nutter Corporation and authorize him to sign the construction contract on the Cooperative’s behalf.

Janice Watts moved to accept the bid of Nutter Corporation and authorize the Superintendent to sign the construction contract on behalf of KWRL.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

Revision to Policy No. 1400-Meeting Conduct, Order of Business and Quorum
Board members wanted to change the meetings permanently to 5pm. Michael modified the policy modifying the first two sentences of the second paragraph that refers to Board meeting times in Policy No. 1400.

Tina Cayton moved to approve the revision to Policy No. 1400 to change regular meeting start times to 5:00pm.

Jeremy Stuart  yes
Tina Cayton  yes
Bill Woodard  yes
Janice Watts  yes  carried

ADJOURNMENT

 

President, Jim Bays, adjourned the meeting of the Board of Directors at 5:27pm.

 

ATTEST:

_______________________________
Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

____________________________________
President

____________________________________
Director

____________________________________
Director

____________________________________
Director

____________________________________
Director

Attached Files:
NameSizeType
consent agenda 9-9-13.pdf 46KB application/pdf