Emergency Board Meeting 4/25/18 at 2:45 pm

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

April 30, 2018

MVA Director’s Office

2:45 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.



1.1 Public Session Call to Order – Meeting is called to order at 2:45pm by Julie Valencia

1.2 Attendance: Laurie Cardwell, Jessica Cardwell, Julie Valencia, Rita Fischer, Beau Garner, and Stacey Kelso

1.2.1 Guests: None

1.3 Approval of Agenda – Laurie Cardwell would like to add 3.2  School Security.  Agenda approved.



**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 could not be approved at the 4/24/18 meeting due to (technical) spreadsheet issues.           

Budget has been updated and corrected.  Upon further review, one line item has been adjusted today to reflect accurate number.  Beau Garner moves to accept budget with todays noted changes.  Rita Fischer seconds the motion.  The motion has unanimously passed.

3.2 School Security – Laurie leads discussion regarding lethal/non-lethal neutralizing solutions as a possible way to neutralize an armed intruder.  The board grants permission for Laurie to approach the district and begin discussions about lethal/non-lethal neutralizing solutions, and to gather data and pertinent information from staff/parents.  Data to be presented to board for further discussion/review.  Stacey moves to approve Laurie to approach the district regarding lethal/non-lethal neutralizing solutions.  Rita seconds the motion.  The motion has unanimously passed.


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 3:29pm

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