Board Minutes: April 22, 2019

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF

Board of Horizons K-8 School

April 22, 2019

6 pm-8:00 

 


Facilitators: Monica Fitzgerald 

Minutes: Beth Coleman

Timekeeper: Teran Sittner

Process Observer: Kate Grant

 

Call to Order:  

Monica Fitzgerald, Cory Pavicich, Paul Martin, Teran Sittner, Annie Blankenship, Kate Grant, Frank Bruno, Elizabeth Coleman 

 

Guests: Alex Osias, Kelly Wawrzynek, Aubrey Demmon

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

Concordance questions

Training possibility

Wording of approval of Charter Contract- can we put this up for further discussion/clarification?

 

Approval of Agenda: Modified

M&S: acceptance of agenda for 4/22/19 – Motion: moved, seconded, approved 

 

Review of Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws

 

Motion: Move the responsibility of modifications and amendments to the Horizons Belief and Mission Statements of Article IXbi of the Article of Incorporation out of Council Members responsibilities and make this the responsibility of the Board of Directors.

Second and approved

 

Motion: 

Move all of the responsibilities outlined in article IXbi from the Articles of Incorporation and make the BOD responsible for those policy as per subcommittee (i.e. faculty, staff, and parents) recommendations.

Second and Approved

 

Motion:

Take Annual School goals, in the form of the Unified Improvement Plan, out of Article IXbii of the Articles of Incorporation and move responsibility to School administration with faculty and parent input through a School Accountability Committee.

Second and Approved

 

Motion:

Retain Article IXbiii of the Articles of Incorporation as a responsibility of the Horizons Council

Second and Approved

 

Motion:

Keep the responsibilities outlined in Article IXbiv of the Articles of Incorporation as a Council responsibility while clarifying that Fund 11 is the responsibility of the BOD.

Second and Approved

 

Motion:

Move the responsibilities outlined in Article IXbv of the Articles of Incorporation to the BOD with significant input from representatives of all categories of membership throughout the process.

Second and Approved

 

Motion:

Move the responsibilities outlined in Article IXbvi of the Articles of Incorporation out of Council responsibilities.

Second and Approved

Action Item: Research best practice as to whose responsibility this is in alignment with BVSD if possible.

 

Motion:

Keep the responsibilities outlined in Article IXbvii of the Articles of Incorporation as is currently written.

Second and Approved

 

Motion:

Keep Article IXbviii of the Articles of Incorporation as written.

Second and Approved

 

Action item:

Before these motions are brought to the community they must be reviewed by an attorney for proper wording.

 

Bylaw update & review:

Some discussion about composition of board. 

Action item: Call a special Board meeting to discuss Bylaw committee recommendations. 

Final draft will be submitted to council for approval

 

Action Item:

Monica will select rescheduled June board meeting date and send to board members

 

Next regularly scheduled meeting is Thursday May 9, 2019, 6:00


Adjourn at 8:33 pm

 

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