Board Meeting: October 12, 2017

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF

Board of Horizons K-8 School

Date: October 12, 2017

6:00-8:30pm

 

Facilitators:   Lauren Tracey

Timekeeper:  Kelly Garrison

Minutes: Julie Dye

Process Observer- Shannon Reid

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

 

Call to Order:  

Lauren Tracey, Kelly Garrison, Peter Hegelbach, Jamie Schlomberg, Monica Fitzgerald, Julie Dye, Shannon Reid, Jim Freund, Jill Siegel-Stone, Kate Grant.

Also: Joan Truesdale, Katie Schwalb, Denise DellaRocco  

 

Approval of Agenda:

M&S acceptance of agenda for 10/12/17 – Motion: approved

 

Approval of Minutes:

September 2017 I changed Julie Cohen’s attendance to not in attendance, Updated reference, bylaws 3.11.

M&S acceptance of minutes for 9/7/17 – Approved

 

President’s Report

 

Finance Committee Report

M&S: Proposal to delay adding anyone as FRC member until after the board training, noting parents and faculty welcome – Approved


M&S: Proposal to develop a new treasurer description because it is antiquated – Approved

 

Action items:

  • Audit cycle has begun
  • Board 101 Training: Monika and Frank will schedule
  • Both Moolah and Auction planning has begun. Julie and Kelly will email Auction costs and plan for both to board. Board agrees to move forward as previously approved by Council.
  • Principal Evaluation committee report will meet on November 17 and report back.
  • Update TAG students–faculty will discuss on October 20th to determine how we provide a opportunities for TAG-designated students. Lauren will discuss and bring to board.
  • Proposal Employee Handbook update – if we don’t apply for a waiver, we automatically adopt them. Board will query with Board 101 trainer. Board will need to create mechanism for tracking BVSD board policy.
  • Charter renewal team & BVSD Board policy waivers: will create a proposal for charter renewal, would like to review begin early.
  • Compensation Committee makes recommendations to policy and practices–all must be umbrella decisions. Compensation Committee met to discuss process.
  • Will continue to review possible effects of standardized testing
  • Hiring updates

           Hired: Dana Levin as ⅞ Para; Diane Diesh as part-time health room para

 

 Motions:

 

  • M&S acceptance of agenda for 10/12/17 – Motion: approved

  • M&S  Approval of Minutes: September 2017 I changed Julie Cohen’s attendance to not in attendance, Updated reference from 3.9 to 3.11?

  • M&S acceptance of minutes for 9/7/17 – Approved

  • M&S: Proposal to delay adding anyone as FRC member until after the board training, noting parents and faculty welcome – Approved

  • M&S: Proposal to develop a new treasurer description because it is antiquated – Approved

         

Action items to follow up:

  • Board 101 Training: Monika and Frank will schedule
  • Julie and Kelly will email Auction costs and plan for both to board.
  • Principal Evaluation committee report will meet on November 17 and report back.
  • Update TAG students–faculty will discuss on October 20th to determine how we provide a opportunities for TAG-designated students. Lauren will discuss and bring to board.
  • Proposal Employee Handbook update – Board will need to create mechanism for tracking BVSD board policy.
  • Charter renewal team & BVSD Board policy waivers: will create a proposal for charter renewal, would like to review begin early.

 

Process observer notes.

 

Next regularly scheduled meeting is Thursday, November 9, 2017


Adjourn at 8:18 pm

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