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Board Meeting September 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019 in Board Meetings

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

September 17, 2019

Bridgeway Contracting

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 Julie Curry.  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.


1.0OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – Bridgeway Contracting

            1.1 Public Session Call to Order: Call to order at 6:55pm.

            1.2 Attendance: Julie Valencia, Jessica Cardwell, Laurie Cardwell, Rita Fischer, Beau Garner and Julie Curry. Absent-Stacy Kelso.

                        1.2.1 Guests: None.

            1.3 Approval of Agenda: Agenda was approved with no changes.

            1.4 Approval of Minutes- Approved- with the change of August’s item 1.6 from approved to reviewed and discussed with Maureen.

            1.5 Schedule Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 22nd @ 7pm.

            1.6 Budget: Reviewed and discussed with Maureen.

1.7 Financial Report: Board has received and reviewed financial packets.


                  **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 OSBA Conference Registration- Registration for November OSBA conference deadline is this month. Determined who would be attending.

            3.2 ESS Act – no qualifying- Laurie watched a webinar regarding the “Every Student Succeeds” Act; and filled in Board, determined due to income stipulations MVA doesn’t qualify.

            3.3 Preschool Building Search- Due to preschool being capped by the Lowell SD at 20 students for this school year; Board discussed finding a new location for the 2020-21 school year.

            3.4 Future Focus Fund Discussion-Discussed moving funds over to the future focus fund, Board decided to review at next month’s meeting.

            3.5 Possible Base Salary Increase with Longevity Discussion- Board discussed the possibility of a base salary increase for longevity.


            4.1 Administrator’s Report:

  •             Building update, doors have arrived
  •             ETC day was a success for the City of Lowell, video of highlights uploaded to FB page
  •             2019-20 goals meeting with teachers
  •             Confirming field trips
  •             Finished the state report card, translated in Spanish
  • Activity fee’s
  • Schedules
  • Moving everything from the POD to our locker upstairs.


Public Session Call to Close: Meeting adjourned at 7:47pm.

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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