June 15, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Stanwood-Camano School District #401
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Administration & Resource Center

26920 Pioneer Hwy, Stanwood, Washington  98292

June 15, 2021 - 1:00 PM

MINUTES

 

Under the new phasing approach used by the Governor's office, regions in Phase 3 have the option to hold meetings remotely or in-person, in a limited capacity, provided there is strict adherence to all measures established by the Governor's guidance. These requirements are found in the Governor's COVID-19 Miscellaneous Venue Guidance.

The public is encouraged to view the June 15, 2021 meeting livestream and can do so by using the following link:

When: Jun 15, 2021 01:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Stanwood-Camano School District Regular Board Meeting

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In compliance with the requirements established by the Governor's office, we have limited seating for the public who wish to attend in person. We will have an overflow room available.

In order to conduct in-person meetings, the district is required to collect information solely for the purpose of assisting public health authorities with contact tracing, should contact tracing be necessary. This information is NOT subject to public disclosure or public records request; it will only be used for the purpose of contact tracing by public health officials, if necessary, and will be destroyed after 28 days. 

Guests attending in person, will be asked to complete a Health Screening Attestation, participate in temperature screening, wear a proper face covering and maintain appropriate social distancing. 

CALL TO ORDER
Board President Natalie Hagglund called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM and shared about two opportunities for public comment on the agenda.

ROLL CALL
Board Members Present: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

FLAG SALUTE
Natalie Hagglund led the Pledge of Allegiance

APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Al Schreiber moved to approve the Agenda for the June 15, 2021 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Miranda Evans.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
June 1, 2021 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Charlotte Murry moved to approve the Minutes for the June 1, 2021 Regular Board Meeting; seconded by Ken Christoferson.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Dr. Lloy Schaaf, Assistant Superintendent
Dr. Jean Shumate, Superintendent

On behalf of the Board, Natalie Hagglund congratulated Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf on their retirement and presented each with a plaque. Current and former board members and former staff paid tribute to Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf for their years of service to the district. 

Natalie Hagglund read the names and years of service of all staff members retiring from the district.

OATH OF OFFICE
Board President Natalie Hagglund administered the Oath of Office to Dr. Deborah Rumbaugh. Dr. Rumbaugh assumes the role of Superintendent, effective July 1, 2021.

Staff presented Dr. Rumbaugh with school spirit gear. Dr. Rumbaugh thanked everyone for their warm welcome.

RECESS
Natalie Hagglund recessed the meeting at 1:29 PM to allow those attending the Special Recognition an opportunity to leave. 

RECONVENE
Natalie Hagglund reconvened the regular meeting at 1:40 PM.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORTS

1. Donations
Miranda Evans presented the donations.

2. Enrollment - Steve Lidgard
Steve Lidgard, Executive Director of Business Services, reviewed June enrollment. Total enrollment for June is 4383.65 student FTE (Full Time Equivalent); 224.77 under budget.

3. May Financial Report - Steve Lidgard
Steve Lidgard presented the May Financial Report. Mr. Lidgard highlighted the Executive Summary, Fund Balance, Object Summary (salaries and benefits) and the Budget Status Report for the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, and Debt Service Fund.

 CONSENT AGENDA

Natalie Hagglund announced an opportunity for anyone in the audience, in person or on zoom, to speak to items on the Consent Agenda. There were no comments.

Miranda Evans moved to approve Consent Agenda items 1 through 15 as listed below; seconded by Charlotte Murry.

Aye: Al Schreiber, Charlotte Murry, Ken Christoferson, Miranda Evans, Natalie Hagglund

Passed - Unanimously

1.Approve Donations. That the Board approves the Donations, dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

2. Approve the Interlocal Agreement with Educational Service District 112 for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). That the Board approves the Interlocal Agreement with Educational Service District 112 for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

3. Approve the Certificate of Manual Signature for Deborah Rumbaugh, Ed.D., effective July 1, 2021. That the Board approves the Certificate of Manual Signature for Deborah Rumbaugh, Ed.D., effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

4. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-007, Appointment of District Claims Agent, effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-007, Appointment of District Claims Agent, effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

5. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-008, Authorization of Facsimile Signature for Deborah Rumbaugh, E.D., effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-008, Authorization of Facsimile Signature for Deborah Rumbaugh, E.D., effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

6. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-009, Authorization of the Warrant Signature of Deborah Rumbaugh, Ed.D., effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-009, Authorization of the Warrant Signature of Deborah Rumbaugh, Ed.D., effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

7. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-010, Authorizing Direct Investment of Funds, effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-010, Authorizing Direct Investment of Funds, effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

8. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-011, Designation of District Agent, effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-011, Designation of District Agent, effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

9. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-012, Authorization of Auditing Officers, effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-012, Authorization of Auditing Officers, effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

10. Adopt Resolution 2020/2021-013, approving Authorized Personnel to Sign School Construction Project Documents, effective July 1, 2021. That the Board adopts Resolution 2020/2021-013, approving Authorized Personnel to Sign School Construction Project Documents, effective July 1, 2021; dated June 15, 2021. (SL) 

11. Approve Change to Administrators' Contract regarding Vacation Day Buy Back. That the Board approve the Change to Administrators' Contract regarding Vacation Day Buy Back, dated June 15, 2021. (MS)

12. Approve the Final Acceptance of the Cedarhome, Elger Bay, and Utsalady Elementary Schools Playground Improvement Projects performed by Northwest Playground Equipment, Inc. That the Board approves the Final Acceptance of the Cedarhome, Elger Bay, and Utsalady Elementary Schools Playground Improvement Projects performed by Northwest Playground Equipment, Inc, dated June 15, 2021. (GP)

13. Approve the Final Acceptance of the Contract with Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company, Inc., for the the Maintenance and Technology Center (MTC) Project. That the Board approves the Final Acceptance of the Contract with Colacurcio Brothers Construction Company, Inc., for the the Maintenance and Technology Center (MTC) Project. (GP)

14. Approval of the Personnel Consent AgendaThat the Board approves the Personnel Consent Agenda, including certificated/classified new hires, resignations, leave requests, retirements, and travel, dated June 15, 2021. (MS) 

15. Approval of Bills and Payroll. That the Board approves Bills and Payroll, dated June 15, 2021. (SL)

PUBLIC COMMENT

Citizens wishing to address the Board are asked to submit their request to speak two hours prior to the board meeting start time. Click on the link PUBLIC COMMENT or email chansen@stanwood.wednet.edu to submit your request; please include your comment topic. The Board President will call upon individuals who have requested to speak during the Public Comment section of the agenda. Individuals will state their name and address for the record and will be allowed three minutes to speak. If you are attending the zoom meeting via phone, please include the phone number you will be calling from in your email or Public Comment request so we can locate you in the attendee group and enable the speaking function.

Danielle Fogerty, Camano Island resident and district parent, shared her viewpoint on the impact to students when required to wear a mask. 

Patrick Fogerty, Camano Island resident and district parent, expressed concern about students wearing masks and read statements from an article written by Dr. Joseph Mercola.

SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSION
No items to discuss.

ITEMS BROUGHT UP BY BOARD MEMBERS

Al Schreiber thanked staff for their work on graduation events, adding it was nice to get back to a more normal celebration. Director Schreiber congratulated Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf on their retirement and welcomed Dr. Rumbaugh.

Charlotte Murry thanked those who worked on graduation events and added it was a great first experience for her to be able to hand out diplomas. Director Murry thanked those who paid tribute to Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf; she thanked Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf for their years of service and welcomed Dr. Rumbaugh.

Ken Christoferson’s comments included: thanking Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf for their efforts over the years and for the staff they have put into place so good work can continue; appreciation for the legacy they leave behind; and gratitude for their tireless efforts, dedication, and commitment to students and community. 

Miranda Evans, reflected on the day as fitting for the last day of school as it was also an opportunity to celebrate Dr. Shumate and Dr. Schaaf at their last board meeting. Director Evans expressed appreciation for the show of support as both retire and offered congratulations to all of this year’s retirees. She welcomed Dr. Rumbaugh.

Jean Shumate shared her excitement about participating in last week’s graduation ceremonies and expressed appreciation for the weather cooperating.  Dr. Shumate thanked everyone for the wonderful day and kind words and welcomed Dr. Rumbaugh.

Natalie Hagglund thanked everyone for attending and commented it is a day for expressing gratitude, to include finishing up the school year. She shared a quote from Melody Beattie, “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

EXECUTIVE SESSION
At 2:01 PM, Natalie Hagglund announced the Board would recess to an Executive Session for forty-five minutes to review the performance of a district employee.

ADJOURN
At 2:44 PM, Natalie Hagglund reconvened the regular board meeting. As there was no further business the meeting was adjourned at 2:44 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