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Board Meeting August 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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Mountain View Academy

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

Board of Director’s Meeting

August 13, 2018

MVA Modular

6:45 pm – Executive Session

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 BUSINESS – MVA Modular Classroom 19

1.1 Call to Order 6:46 pm

1.2 Public Comment on Executive Session topics


2.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

2.1 Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)

To review and evaluate the employment-related performance of the chief executive officer of any public body, a public officer, employee or staff member who does not request an open hearing

2.2 Return to Public Session


3.0 OPENING OF PUBLIC SESSION – MVA Modular Classroom 19

3.1 Public Session Call to Order 6:54 pm

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

3.2.1 Guests:

3.3 Approval of Agenda – Addition of 5.3 – School Credit Card

3.4 Approval of Minutes – Approve minutes as recorded

3.5 Schedule Next Meeting – September 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm with no executive session

3.6 Budget – Discussed budget

3.7 Financial Report – All board members have received their financial packet and reviewed 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.



5.1 Director/Part Time Director Contracts – Rita Fischer motions to accept the Director/Part Time Director contracts, Stacey Kelso 2nd the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.2 Policy Review Discussion – Beau Garner moves to motion to change our current policies to procedures with the exception of our current OSBA Complaint Policy, Julie Curry 2nd motion.  Motion passed unanimously.

5.3 Additional School Credit Card – Julie Curry motions to approve Jessica Cardwell to the MVA Banner Bank Credit Card Cardholder. Cardholders will be Laurie Cardwell, Jessica Cardwell, and Kelly Harris.  Beau Garner2nd the motion.  Motion passed unanimously.





6.1 Administrator’s Report

  • Board Training in Bend
  • Laurelwood details worked out
  • Hire Laurelwood staff
  • Office Changes: Laurie/Jessica, Kelly/Aide
  • In-service: (of note: Laurie will be teaching tactical first aid at the all-district meeting)
  • Arming Staff: sherriff, Johnie, FASTER
  • Advertising: 3 weeks of radio ads
  • Health Insurance: Changing agents, choosing updated policies
  • Furniture/curriculum purchased for Laurelwood
  • Back to school letters: sent to families and staff
  • Website: we are working to get this running more efficiently
  • Field trips
  • Grant possibility
  • Finished Parent handbook
  • Ready for volunteers
  • Enrollment



Adjournment: 8:01 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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