Sequim School District No. 323
“Inspire and Achieve”
503 North Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382
Telephone: (360) 582-3260, FAX: (360) 683-6303, www.sequim.k12.wa.us
Preliminary Agenda Revised September 2, 2016 – All meetings in the District Board Room unless otherwise noted.
September 6, 2015 – 6:30pm - Regular Board Meeting (Meeting Changed from September 5, 2016 due to Holiday)
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER (REF. POLICY 1400)
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (REF. POLICY 1420)
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Request approval of the minutes from the August 15, 2016 Regular Board Meeting, as presented.
4. CHANGES/ADDITIONS AND APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (REF. POLICY 1420)
5. STUDENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE COMMUNICATION & STUDENT RECOGNITION
a. Introduce Junior Student Board Representative Téa Gauthun
b. Welcome back Senior Student Board Representative Kailee Gumm
6. BOARD COMMUNICATION AND OTHER ITEMS
a. Board president response to any action items from public comments
b. Regular board communication
c. Review last meeting’s exit slips
7. PUBLIC COMMENTS - The Board believes that public comments are a very important connection between our community and the Board. This time is set aside for receiving both written and oral communication. We ask first that if you have comments, you come forward, introduce yourself and share your comments. Comments will be taken in the following order:
1) Regarding Agenda items
2) Regarding general items
Each speaker will be allowed 3 minutes and a red card will be held up when 30 seconds remains. (Ref. Policy 1400, 1623, and 1620P).
8. CONSENT AGENDA – REQUEST BOARD APPROVAL: Any item may be moved to New Business with a motion from any Board member.
a. General Fund Vouchers No. 186582 thru No. 186587 in the total amount of $3,538.62; and No. 186588 thru No. 186588 in the total amount of $242.35; and No. 186589 thru No. 186604 in the total amount of $31,376.22; and No. 186605 thru No. 186669 in the total amount of $278,344.93.
c. Capital Projects Fund Vouchers No. 2597 thru No. 2597 in the total amount of $76,689.02 with Voids/Cancellations in the total amount of $76,689.02.
d. Personnel - Employment with the District will be conditional upon the district’s receipt of a criminal conviction history record that is clear of any convictions, adjudications, protective orders, final decisions, or criminal charges in accordance with Washington State law and conditional upon receipt of a sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form from prior Washington State employer(s), where employment was in a school setting, indicating that no sexual, verbal or physical misconduct materials were found in the records of such employer(s) pursuant to RCW 28A.400 and WAC 180-87-080.
e. Payroll Payroll for the month of August, 2016 in the total amount of $2,008,272.05.
Accept Letter of Resignation from Erin McFarlane, Helen Haller Elementary Life Skills Paraeducator, effective immediately, as presented.2) Approve Contract for Services between Sequim School District #323 and Intellitext, to provide transcription services with Intellitext for a student with a hearing disability, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.3) Approve Leave of Absence request for Pauline Willis, Learning Support Services Secretary, from September 19, 2016 through July 5, 2017 as presented.4) Approve Contract for Services Between Sequim School District #323 and Margaret Ahlgren to provide services to students as a Birth-3 Development Coordinator for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.5) Offer Classified Sequim Middle School Life Skills Paraeducator position to Laura Coffman, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.6) Offer Classified Special Education Paraeducator position to Virginia Lepisto for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.7) Offer Certificated High School Counseling position to Steve Erickson, for the 2016-2017 school year, as presented.8) Offer Classified Living Skills Paraeducator position to Lisa Malan-Lord for the 2016-2017 school year, effective September 2, 2016 as presented.
f. Declare as surplus the following vehicles:
Small Equipment Trailer
g. Certify State Board of Education Compliance with Minimum 180-Day School Year; Grades 1-12 Total Instructional Offering and District Graduation Credit Requirements, as presented.
h. Approve Agreement between Sequim School District No. 323 and Sequim YMCA to furnish use of the facility for use by a school sponsored swim team from August 22, 2016 through November 12th, 2016 as presented.
i. Approve Unrepresented and Part Time Unrepresented District Office Staff Negotiated Pay increases, effective September 1, 2016 as presented.j. Approve Tentative Agreement between Sequim School District and Public School Employees of Sequim for amendments to the Collective Bargaining Agreement dated September 2, 2016 as presented.
9. OLD BUSINESS
a. None at this time.
10. NEW BUSINESS
a. Approve Financial Support Services Agreement between Olympic Educational Service District 114 and Sequim School District for the purpose of providing Financial Support Services from August 31, 2016 to August 31, 2017 or until the district is ready to dispense with the EDS's services, as presented.b. DNR Arrearage Resolution
b. Bond/Levy Question
11 . REPORTS
a. Back to School Events – Patsene Dashiell, Communications Director
b. Preliminary Enrollment Count – Marilyn Walsh, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
c. Superintendent’s Report
12. FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER
a. Exit Slips
13. FOR YOUR INFORMATION
a. Board Meetings and etc:
- September 19th – 5:30pm Board Workshop; 6:30pm Regular Board Meeting
- September 23rd – 24th in Spokane -- Legislative Assembly
- October 29th - WSSDA 2016 Fall Regional Meeting at Cape Flattery School District in Neah Bay
- November 16-19 – 2016 WSSDA Annual Conference in Spokane