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Board Meeting January 24, 2017 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

January 24, 2017

Modular Classroom

6:00 pm – Executive Session

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 BUSINESS – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Call to Order

1.2 Public Comment on Executive Session topics


2.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

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 – MVA Modular Classroom 19

3.1 Public Session Call to Order – 6:59 pm

3.2 Attendance: Chris Curry, Rita Fischer, Julie Valencia, Beau Garner, and Laurie Cardwell

3.2.1 Guests: Maureen Weathers

3.3 Approval of Agenda – approved

3.4 Approval of Minutes – changes to November minutes: “The board will retain one employee”

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting – February 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

3.6 Budget

3.7 Audit Report from Maureen Weathers – Chris moved and Rita seconded “The board accepted the current year audit and initiate the procedure that the board president sign-off on expenditures on a weekly basis” Motion passed unanimously.





**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 Approve Assistant Director Position – Erica moved to approve the Assistant Director opening job description.  Chris seconded.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.2 Discuss 2017-2018 Calendar – will discuss and approve at February meeting.

5.3 Discuss 2017-2018 Budget – Comments and clarifications were made.  The final budget will be approved in March. Board discussed that Scott Cardwell will be developing curriculum for 6th & 7th grade math and working on a persistent problem.



6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Snow Days – 2  days to add back. Jan 20th & Feb 24th
  • ODE Grant – year 1 is coming to an end.
  • Marketing has started for the 2017-2018 school year


7.0 ADJOURNMENT – 8:19 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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