Board Meeting April 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

April 24, 2018

MVA Modular

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

1.1 Public Session Call to Order – Meeting is called to order by Julie Valencia at 7:03pm.

1.2 Attendance: Laurie Cardwell, Jessica Cardwell, Beau Garner, Rita Fischer, Julie Curry & Julie Valencia.

1.2.1 Guests: None

1.3 Approval of Agenda – Addition of action discussion item 3.5

1.4 Approval of Minutes – Previous minutes are approved as recorded.

1.5 Schedule Next Meeting – May 22nd @ 7pm

1.6 Budget – Laurie went over the budget with the board.

1.7 Financial Report – Everyone has received their financial packet and has had the chance to review it.



**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 2018-2019 Budget – The budget cannot be approved due to (technical) spreadsheet issues.

3.2 Approve Raptor Technology – Information was provided to the board on Raptor Technology and the board has directed Laurie to take the next step and talk with Lowell Administration.

3.3 Approve MOU from OSBA – The board received a copy of the MOU. Rita Fischer moves to approve the MOU from OSBA. Beau Garner seconds the motion. The motion has unanimously been approved.

3.4 Discuss PACE Summer Board Training – Summer board training information was given.

3.5 Armed Intruder Non-Lethal – Neutralizing Solution – Laurie presented a non-lethal option as a possible way to neutralize an armed intruder. The board grants permission for Laurie to approach the district and begin discussions about a non-lethal – neutralizing solution. Rita Fischer moves to approve for Laurie to approach the district. Julie Curry seconds the motion. The motion has unanimously passed.



4.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Final Grant Report
  • Final Budget Revision
  • Overnight Field Trip
  • State Testing
  • Starting Contract Renewals
  • Begin looking for 1st grade teacher
  • End of Year Field Trip
  • DC Trip
  • Kindergarten Orientation
  • End of Year Performance
  • Continued Mentoring
  • Annual Report to Lowell SD


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.

Meeting adjourned at 8:42pm

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