Board Meeting – June 16, 2020

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

June 16th, 2020

Remotely Via ZOOM

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.



1.1 Public Session Call to Order:  7:05 PM

1.2 Attendance:

_x__ Julie Valencia, President

_x_ Beau Garner, Vice President

_x__ Rita Fisher, Board Member

_x__ Stacey Kelso, Board Member

_x__ Julie Curry, Secretary

_x__ Jessica Cardwell, Director

_x__ Laurie Cardwell, Director

  1.  Approval of agenda – Agenda approved as written.
    1. Approval of minutes –  Approved with changes: “I presented to the district” and “ I presented to you”, change to Jessica instead of “I” and “to the Board” instead of “you”.
    1. Schedule the next meeting August 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
    1. Budget – discussed

1.7 Financial Review – Everyone has received and reviewed their packets.


2.1 Director contract renewal:

Julie Curry motioned to approve the Director and Assistant Director’s 2020-2021 contracts. Stacey Kelso seconded the motion.  Motion unanimously passed

2.2 Re-election of Julie Curry to a two-year position as secretary:

Rita Fischer motioned to reappoint Julie Curry for a 2-year position as secretary.

Stacey Kelso seconded the motion.  Motion unanimously passed.

2.3 East Valley Church building contract:

Rita Fischer motioned to accept the contract with East Valley Church for 2020 – 2021. Julie Curry seconded the motion.  Motion unanimously passed.

2.4 Addendum to charter contract to include PreKindergarten: Beau Garner motioned to approve the addendum to the Mountain View Academy Charter contract to include Prekindergarten, Rita Fischer seconded the motion.  Motion unanimously passed.

2.5 Staff only insurance premiumsBeau Garner motioned to approve the increase of employee only insurance premium up to $500. Rita Fischer seconded the motion.  Motion unanimously passed.

2.6 2020 – 2021 COVID guidelines – discussed

2.7 Department of Education’s Title IX Final Rule – discussed


3.1 Administrator’s Report:

Wrapping up the 2019-2020 school year

  • Moved PreK program to East Valley & hired teacher
  • Sanitized all supplies/curriculum that returned to MVA
  • Resetting up classrooms after deep cleaning
  • Working through the financials with Maureen
  • Painting being done in hall

OSBA Board President Webinar updated by Julie V.

Board Training

  • We won’t be going to the OSBA training in July this year.
  • Two-past, Title IX webinar offered to all board members
  • Online trainings will be given to board members – similar to the training teachers complete in August. I will be contacting board members to get some information in the next couple weeks.


Public Session Call to Close: 8:31 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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