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Summary of the School Board meeting on June 20, 2017.

ABERDEEN   SCHOOL  DISTRICT  NO.  5

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 A Summary of the School Board Meeting Held on June 20, 2017

NOT OFFICIAL MINUTES

   

  • At 5:02 p.m. President Bielski convened the regular meeting of the Aberdeen School Board in the Community Room at Aberdeen High School. Members present were Erin Farrer, Jeff Nelson and Jamie Walsh and along with Superintendent Thomas Opstad and 15 patrons and staff.

  • Board members commented on the successful but rainy graduation ceremony at Stewart Field.

  • President Bielski read a “thank you” tribute to Superintendent Opstad, who is retiring effective June 30.

  • The Board approved the Consent Agenda, which included the minutes from the meeting on May 23, 2017, May payroll and accounts payable, and a gift to the District from the Quinault Indian Nation in the amount of $22,293.56 in support of the Indian Education Program.

  • Superintendent Opstad updated Board members on the projects at Stewart Field and installation of portable classroom buildings at A.J. West and Stevens elementary schools.

  • Superintendent Opstad discussed 2016-2017 enrollment, which remained flat for much of the year resulting in a year-end FTE of about 100 students above budgeted projections.

  • Following a presentation from Finance Director Elyssa Louderback the Board adopted four resolutions adjusting the 2016-2017 budget:
Resolution 2017-03 Redirection of Apportionment by transferring $1,595,000 from the General Fund to the Capital Projects Fund for completion of lighting and grandstand projects at Stewart Field and installation of portable classroom buildings at A.J. West and Stevens Elementary Schools.
Resolution 2017-04 Extending the General Fund by increasing the spending capacity in the General Fund BY $1 million to account for increased enrollment and related expenses, athletics and activities, new instructional materials and equipment purchases.
Resolution 2017-05 Extending the Capital Projects Fund by increasing the spending capacity in the Capital Projects Fund from $440,000 to $2,035,000.
Resolution 2017-06 Transfer to Debt Service Fund of $65,000 to ensure fund availability for QZAB payment due in September.
  • Finance Director Elyssa Louderback presented the Fiscal Status Report for May.

  • Athletic Director Aaron Roiko presented a report on athletic participation during 2016-2017, including numbers of athletes participating and shared information about recognition the district received for the number of scholar athletes on various teams.

  • The Board approved a Special Services contract with the Washington State School for the Blind for services during the 2016-2017 school year.

  • The Board approved a contract with Saralise Keel to provide professional development for 6th Grade teachers on the My Perspectives curriculum.

  • The Board approved a contract with Trinity Parris for the provision of athletic trainer services.

  • On a recommendation from Teaching and Learning Director Judy Holliday, the Board approved a surplus declaration for Storytown instructional materials as presented.

  • HR Director Jim Sawin shared information about employees who had earned perfect attendance recognition.

  • The next regular meeting of the Board is set for 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, in the Community Room at Aberdeen High School.

  • The Board interviewed candidates for appointment to the vacancy in Position 1.

  • Following an executive session, the Board approved personnel matters.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2022 Food & Transportation Agreement.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Food & Transportation Salary Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2020 Aberdeen Association of School Principals Agreement.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 AASP Salary Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Substitute Salary Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Aberdeen Athletics & Activities Association Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Maintenance & Operations Salary Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Public School Employees Salary Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Central Office Administrators Salary Schedule.

  • The Board approved the 2017-2018 Unaffiliated Salary Schedule.

  • The Board voted to appoint Jennifer Durney to the vacancy in Position 1.




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