Board Meeting May 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Mountain View Academy

45 S. Moss ◊ Lowell, Oregon 97452 ◊ (541)735-1709

Board of Director’s Meeting

May 19, 2015

Professional Development Center

6:15 pm – Executive Session

7:00 pm – Public Session



1.0 OPENING BUSINESS – Professional Development Center

1.1 Call to Order

1.2 Public Comment on Executive Session topics


2.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION – Lowell’s Superintendent’s Office Conference Room

2.1 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)

To review and evaluate the employment-related performance of the chief executive officer of any public body, a public officer, employee or staff member who does not request an open hearing

2.2 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(f)

To consider records exempt by law from public inspection.

2.3 Return to Public Session


3.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – Professional Development Center

3.1 Public Session Call to Order

5-19-15 @ 7:05pm

3.2 Attendance: Jake Plahn, Julie Valencia, Beck Garner, Jessica Justman, and Laurie Cardwell, Beau Garner

3.2.1 Guests:

3.3 Approval of Agenda

The Agenda was approved

3.4 Approval of Minutes

Previous minutes were discussed by Beau noted that the I’s in approve open enrollment needs to be changed to Laurie Cardwell.

Correction needs to be updated with a dollar amount in the outstanding section.

Approved by unanimous approval

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting

Next Board Meeting is set for June 16th @ 7pm

3.6 April Budget

Laurie Cardwell on Page 1, OED increased which cut into the carry over at the end of the year. January increase in the phone bill was due to the internet not being paid up until then. Fundraising that came from the silent auction total amount was under the donations. The accountant will move the Fundraising to the correct account.

3.7 May-June Projected Budget

Laurie Cardwell surplus from $40,ooo carry over has been cut due to the OED funding reduction. Activity Fee is higher than the set budget, but this is due to activity fees that have been paid in full by mid year students.



**Opportunity for Citizens to address items not on the Agenda.  Persons wishing to address the Board on any school related issue not listed elsewhere on the agenda are invited to do so now.  Board Members are limited, but not required, to give a brief response to public statement or questions regarding non-agenda items.




5.1 Insurance Options

5.1.1 Stipend for insurance

5.1.2 OEBB Rates

5.1.3 Private Insurance Broker

Laurie Cardwell has submitted to the Board the approval for seeking the Health Insurance in Private sector. 


6.1 Administrator’s Report

Laurie Cardwell stated that the Mt. View Academy spent 2 weeks with Smarter Balance Testing. The Teachers picked up the level and helping prepare the kids for the testing. Open House on May 14th with 2 New Applications. 8 families attending the Open House. All came by word of mouth. Current Enrollment 104 plus 2. Meaning Mt. View Academy have reached Lottery in 1st and 4th grade. 1 spot left in Kinder, 1 in 2nd, 1 in 3rd, 1 in 5th, 3 in 6th, and 1 in7th/8th. Calendar school year has been set for next year

Modular will arrive approx. mid August.

Process of applications for 6th have been coming in.



Any documents that are public records and are provided attachments to public session items on this agenda are accessible to the public on the school’s website, with the exception of documents provided at the time of the meeting.  Documents that are public records, and are provided at the time of the meeting to a majority of the Board regarding a public session item, will be made available for public inspection upon request to the Administrator’s Assistant.

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