Board Meeting: May 9, 2018

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF
Board of Horizons K-8 School
Date: May 9, 2018
6:00-8:00pm

Facilitators: Lauren Tracey & Frank Bruno
Timekeeper: Jim Freund
Minutes: Julie Dye
Process Observer: Frank Bruno

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

Call to Order:
Lauren Tracey, Kelly Garrison, Peter Hegelbach, Jaime Schlomberg, Julie Dye, Kate Grant, Jim Freund, Monika Fitzgerald, Frank Bruno, Shannon Reid
Others: Caron Trout

Approval of Agenda:
M&S acceptance of agenda for 5/9/18 with addition of 2016 tax return & conflict of interest policy- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

Approval of Minutes:
M&S acceptance of minutes for 4/12/18- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

III. Reports, Actions, Discussion items

Principal’s report – prior reading; questions from the board
Bond update: with assistance from architects, we are prioritizing areas, older vs new. The group will meet again in June. Goes to bid in November.
Update on HB1375: programming to achieve 95% distribution, Horizons is expected to lose about $11,000 under the proposal.
Horizons Conflict of interest policy forms signed
Discussed by board, no action.

Development committee report:
$43,170 earned on auction including $18,100 for maker space materials
Moolah: 55% participation, $60,100

Finance Review report
PPR increase, pending legislation, moving funds from Council to Fund 11
Compensation committee will meet by end of school year.

M &S: 2016 Tax Return, form 990- Motion to approve with Jaime’s updates: moved, seconded, approved

Recommendation to hire & interview debrief
Lauren reviewed hiring process with board. 300 applications received. Screened by parents, as required by our process. Approved by board co-chair. Interviewed, reviewed and have recommendations to hire. Counselor does not have a hiring recommendation to date.

M&S: Motion to hire Cecilia Ann Davis as Assistant principal- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Ryan Conrad as 6-8 Special Educator- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Fran Cohen as MTSS/Literacy interventionist- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Brian Jernigan as STEAM/Innovation coordinator- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

Hiring updates:
Posting for long term substitute
2nd shift custodial
Paraeducators (¾ x 2, ⅚, Special Ed K-4)
Discussed by board, no action.

IV. Executive Session­ Personnel CRS Section 24­6­402(4)(f)
Principal evaluation
Discussed by board, no action.

Board update
Faculty board members next year; Incoming board – training for new year; outgoing board celebration & accomplishments
Annie, Teran and Beth will serve on the board, as Peter, Jim and Shannon will resign.

Open enrollment update

Process observer notes

Action items:
Hope is pulling a list of alumni for future communication and development purposes

Motions:

M&S acceptance of agenda for 5/9/18 – Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S Approval of Minutes: 4/12/2018 – Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M &S: 2016 Tax Return, form 990- Motion to approve with Jaime’s updates: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Cecilia Ann Davis as Assistant principal- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Ryan Conrad as 6-8 Special Educator- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Fran Cohen as MTSS/Literacy interventionist- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

M&S: Motion to hire Brian Jernigan as STEAM/Innovation coordinator- Motion: moved, seconded, approved

Next regularly scheduled meeting is Thursday, June 14, 2018

Adjourn at 8:04 pm

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