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Board Meeting, August 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

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Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

August 30, 2016

MVA Modular Classroom

7:00 pm – Public Session


The Mountain View Academy School Board encourages public input.  Persons wishing to address the Board on school related issues, are invited to do so, either when the item is presented on the agenda, or under the “Public Comments” section.  In the interest of time and order, presentations from the public are limited to three (3) minutes per person, and the total time for individual agenda items shall not exceed (20) minutes.  An individual speaker’s allotted time may not be increased by a donation of time from members of the public in attendance.  If you wish to speak under Public Comments, please complete a Public Comment Form and turn it in to Erica Richardson.  The Board requests complaints or charges against an employee be held in Executive Session.  Individuals who require disability-related accommodations or modifications to participate in the Board meeting should contact the Administrator in writing prior to the meeting.


1.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – Professional Development Center

1.1 Public Session Call to Order at 7:15 pm


1.2 Attendance: Julie Valencia, Beau Garner, Chris Curry, Erica Richardson, and Rita Fischer

1.2.1 Guests: None

1.3 Approval of Agenda: Unanimous by board

1.4 Approval of Minutes: Previous grammar changes were applied to 3.2 and unanimously approved by the board

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: September 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm

1.6 Budget: Reviewed and approved unanimously by board



**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.



3.1 Approve Activity Fee Refund: Beau Garner motioned to follow the Board Policy in refunds to the Activity Fee and Chris Curry 2nd.  Board unanimously approved.

3.2 Approve Increase for Health Insurance: Erica Richardson motioned to have 3 options to Insurance. $435.00 Health/Dental, FSA/Dental, or Cash Opt Out with no Dental option.  Rita Fischer 2nd the motion.  Board unanimously approved.

3.3 Approve New Charter Agreement:Beau Garner motioned to approve the New Charter Agreement.  Erica Richardson 2nd the motion.  Board unanimously approved.




4.1 PEO Report: Still moving forward in plans.

4.2 Administrator’s Report:

  • Summer Projects – touch up painting and shampooing classroom carpets
  • Grant Purchases – all the staff received their new classroom computers and Ipads.
  • Internet – J & K Electric installed WAP in each classroom and added the flyover fiber for the modular classrooms to have internet.  Nathan Bowers facilitated the new internet network.
  • State Funding – our first installment from the state was released on August 15, 2016.



Meeting adjourned: 8:17 pm

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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