Board Meeting June 22, 2021

Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

June 22, 2021

6:00pm – Executive Session

7:00pm – 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 (21) 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.

AGENDA

1.0 EXECUTIVE SESSIONMountain View Academy Activity Room

Executive session called to Order at 6:17pm

  1. Director Addendum – Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)
  2. Classified Staff – Pursuant to ORS 192.192.660(2)(f)

Executive session called to close at 6:46pm

2.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION –

            2.1 Public Session Call to Order: 6:12pm public session called to order. Due to an unforeseen medical situation, we are moving 4.6 and 4.7 to the beginning of the agenda, before beginning our executive session.

6:17pm break for executive session.

7:01pm reconvene to public session.

            2.2 Attendance:

Julie Valencia, Board President

Beau Garner, Board Vice President

Rita Fisher, Board Member

Stephanie Johnson, Board Member

Stacey Kelso, Board Member

Jessica Cardwell, Director

Laurie Cardwell, Director

                        1.2.1 Guests:

2.3 Approval of Agenda: Agenda has been approved as written.

            2.4 Approval of Minutes: Approved as written

            2.5 Schedule Next Meeting: Meeting scheduled for August 17th at 7:00pm. Board will go over the 2021-22 Blueprint with the Directors during this meeting.

2.6 Budget: Budget was discussed.

– Two grants are in the budget (CDL & ESSER1), totaling $31,000 and two grants (ESSER 2 & 3) were saved for next year.

–  Maureen is currently working on the SIA grant – June 30 deadline.

– Discussed carryover amount

– Julie V. brought up the topic of moving $25,000 or more to the Future Focus Fund, as technology from our previous (2015) grant is needing to be replaced. Board agreed by discussion to transfer funds based on the recommendation from the business office.

2.7 Financial Report: Board has received and reviewed their financial packets.

3.0 PUBLIC COMMENT 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.  Audience time is not intended as a forum for public debate. Questions raised may require further investigation. Normally, the board will wait until its next meeting before responding to concerns raised.

4.0 ACTION DISCUSSION

4.1 Accept Director Addendum 2020-21 School Year – Rita Fischer motions to accept the Director Addendum for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Stephanie Johnson seconds the motion. The motion has unanimously passed.

4.2 Beau Garner – 2-year term as VP – Stacey Kelso motions that Beau Garner reappointed for a 2-year term, expiring in June 2023. Rita Fischer seconds the motion. The motion unanimously passed.

4.3 Rita Fischer – 2-year term as member – Beau Garner motions to that Rita Fischer is reappointed for a 2-year term, expiring in June 2023. Stacey Kelso seconds the motion. The motion unanimously passed.

4.4 Stacey Kelso – 2-year term as member – Stephanie Johnson motions that Stacey Kelso is reappointed to a 2-year term, expiring in June 2023. Rita Fischer seconds the motion. The motion unanimously passed.

4.5 Julie Valencia – 2-year term as President – Beau Garner motions that Julie Valencia is reappointed to a 2-year term, expiring in June 2023. Rita Fischer seconds the motion. The motion unanimously passed.

4.6 Accept resignation from Julie Curry. Resigning with 1 year left in term position, as previously noted in 6/2020. Julie Curry submitted a resignation letter via email. Rita Fischer motions to accept Julie Curry’s resignation and Stacey Kelso seconds the motion. Motion has unanimously passed.

4.7 Vote in Stephanie Johnson as board member for the remainder of appointed term vacated by Julie Curry, to expire 6/2022. Rita Fischer motions to add Stephanie Johnson as a board member for the remainder of Julie Curry’s term. Beau Garner seconds the motion. The motion unanimously passed.

5.0 INFORMATION AND STUDY

5.1 Board Chair report

  • “Thank you’s” to those that help us get where we need to be.
  • Reminder about summer trainings
  • Virtual Summer Board Conference – bring what you learn back to the Board meeting in August.

5.2 Administrator’s Report

  • Financial
  • 2021 – 22 Pre-Kindergarten update
  • 17 students in the 21/22 Pre-Kindergarten class. We held one spot for a student to be held back but a 2nd needed another year of PreK to be ready for Kindergarten. Neither student will pay tuition this second time. We don’t want tuition to ever impact the decision to do what is academically right for the child.  
  • 8th grade Graduation
  • Staffing update
  • 2021 – 22 Guidance
  • Grants

            5.3 Stacey Kelso presentation – Training on confidentiality

6.0 ADJOURNMENT

Public Session Call to Close: 8:01pm

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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