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Board Meeting March 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

March 21, 2017

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 – MVA Modular Classroom 19

3.1 Public Session Call to Order: 7:09 pm

3.2 Attendance:Julie Valencia, Chris Curry, Rita Fisher, Laurie Cardwell, and Erica Richardson

3.2.1 Guests:NONE

3.3 Approval of Agenda: Added 5.3 Approve New Activity Fee Policy

3.4 Approval of Minutes: Approved

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting: April 25th @ 7pm

3.6 Budget: Reviewed




**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 2017-2018 Budget:

Budget A: standard budget in affect now.

Budget B: Possible new addition to the budget for a new position for SPED Coordinator. Erica Richardson moves to approve Budget B, Rita 2nd the move. Board approved unanimously.

5.2 Approve SPED Coordinator: Chris Curry moved to approve the SPED Coordinator position and Erica Richardson 2nd. Board unanimously approved.

5.3 Approve New Activity Fee Policy: New MVA Activity Fee Policy attached to the minutes and the policy will be updated immediately, Erica Richardson moves to adopt the new policy and Rita Fischer 2nd motion. Board unanimously approved.


6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Placement testing for the 2017-2018 is complete.  All classes except second and eighth grade are full.
  • ODE visited MVA
  • Smarter Balanced training for the teachers is completed, testing will begin at the end of April.
  • OAKS Science testing for the fifth and eighth grade students was completed on March 10th .


meeting adjournment: 8:36pm

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