Board Meeting: February 7, 2019

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF

Board of Horizons K-8 School

February 7, 2019

6:00-8:30 pm

 


Facilitators:   Monica Fitzgerald and Lauren Tracey

Minutes: Beth Coleman

Timekeeper: Paul Martin

Process Observer: Cory Pavicich

Call to Order:  

Lauren Tracey, Cece Davis, Monica Fitzgerald, Jaime Schlomberg, Frank Bruno, Cory Pavicich, Elizabeth Coleman, Annie Blankenship, Paul Martin, Teran Sittner

Guests: Aubrey Demmon, Geary Layne, Jim Freund, Michael Tadros

 

Welcome and C C C (Cares, Concerns, Celebrations):

Jim: amazing conferences

 

Approval of Agenda:

M&S acceptance of agenda for 2/7/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Approval of Minutes:

M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/7/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/10/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/14/19- Motion with appropriations report attached: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/22/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/25/19 special meeting- Motion with updated faculty roster: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/31/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Principal’s Report February 7, 2019 shared

Discussion about CMAS. Do we want a Board message?

M&S: change Council to accommodate attendance at Impact on Education ceremony from Thursday, March 14 to Wednesday, March 13, 6:30 pm- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Calendar Approval

M&S: approve the calendar B as presented with the exception that teachers will decide professional day on Nov. 11 OR June 1- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Review of open enrollment and schedule drivers

 

FRC report & recommendations

M&S: approve adding 2018/19 and 2019/20 Capital Construction money to Bond Construction Fund in order to complete the proposed bond scope – Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Final fund 11 2019-2020 budget will be approved at May 2019 Board meeting instead of June 2019

 

Charter renewal progress

Presentation of proposed budget for hiring the CO League of Charter Schools to help with the Charter renewal process to see if we are on current budget of expected expenditure of $9000.

 

Timeline presented

 

M&S: add an extra Board meeting on February 20, 2019, 6:00- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Interim Head Of School Search update

Job was posted

 

Parents serving on the hiring committee;

Lauren Mackey

Karla Scornavacco

Allison Akhnoukh

 

Staff representatives

Hope- staff

Fran Cohen- learning lab/specialists rep

Aubrey Demmon-1/2

Julie Cohen-3/4

Peter Hegelbach-5/6

Pat Smalley-7/8

 

Board representative

Monica Fitzgerald

 

Action: Paul will review the non-disclosure agreement for interviewers prior to convening the committee

 

M&S: approve the members as stated above for the search committee for the Interim Head of School-Motion: moved, seconded, approved

 

Learnings from Faculty/Staff Meetings: SWOT

Discussion of engagement of discussions with faculty and board. Discussion about how will this guide our Strategic Plan. Discussion about how we want to organize this information to make it useful.

 

M&S: adjourn at 8:52- motion, second, and passed

 

Motions:

 

  • M&S: acceptance of agenda for 2/7/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/7/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/10/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/14/19- Motion with appropriations report attached: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/22/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/25/19 special meeting- Motion with updated faculty roster: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: acceptance of minutes for 1/31/19- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: change Council to accommodate attendance at Impact on Education ceremony from Thursday, March 14 to Wednesday, March 13, 6:30 pm- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: approve the calendar B as presented with the exception that teachers will decide professional day on Nov. 11 OR June 1- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: approve adding 2018/19 and 2019/20 Capital Construction money to Bond Construction Fund in order to complete the proposed bond scope – Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: add an extra Board meeting on February 20, 2019, 6:00- Motion: moved, seconded, approved
  • M&S: adjourn: motion, second, and passed

 

Next scheduled meeting is Wednesday, February 20, 2018, 6:00

Next regularly scheduled meeting is Wednesday March 5, 2019, 6:00


Adjourn at 8:52pm

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