Board Meeting Agenda – October 18, 2018



Mountain School Board


Meeting Notice


Pursuant to A.R.S. §8-1194(A) and A.R.S. §38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of Mountain School Board and to the general public that the School Board will hold a regular meeting, open to the public on October 18, 2018, at 11:00 AM, located at 1899 Bar & Grill, NAU Campus, Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001.   Some members of the School Board may elect to attend telephonically.


Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03 (A) (1), A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A) (2) and A.R.S. § 38-431.03 (A) (3), the School Board may vote to go into Executive Session, which will not be open to the general public, to discuss personnel items, records exempt from public inspection, and/or to obtain legal advice regarding any matter on this agenda.


The School Board may hear items on the agenda out of order.  The School Board may discuss, consider, or take action regarding any item on the agenda.


The School Board may elect to solicit public comment on certain agenda items. 


The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

1. Call to Order/Welcome

Renee Fauset, President


2. Adoption of Agenda Renee Fauset, President


3. Call to the Public

Renee Fauset, President
  This is the time for the public to comment. Members of the Board may not discuss or take legal action regarding matters that are not specifically identified on the agenda. Therefore, pursuant to A.R.S. §38‐431.01(H), action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter, responding to any criticism or scheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date. Public comments relative to a specific agenda item may be heard during the discussion of that item.


4. Disclosure of Conflicts

Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Secretary


5. Action Item:  Approval of September 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes


Renee Fauset, President
6. Agenda Item:  Preview Special Education policy updates for December approval Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director






Agenda Item: Review of financials and AFR 2017-2018



Action Item: Approve AFR


John Faccone, Financial Consultant


Renee Fauset, President

9. Agenda Item:  Conflict of Interest forms-complete, sign and return to board President


Renee Fauset, President


10. Agenda Item:  Discuss posting of board meeting minutes to website


Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Secretary & Executive Director





Agenda Item:  Sign Vouchers


Agenda Item: Director’s Report


Renee Fauset, President


Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Secretary


13. Agenda Item: Next meeting date(s) & possible board retreat date

December 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

Renee Fauset,





Future Agenda Items: Special education policies and procedures approval; debt prepayment; board policies update; board orientation


Vanessa Fitz-Kesler,


15. Adjourn Renee Fauset, President

A person with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter by contacting Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director, Mountain School, 311 W. Cattle Drive Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, telephone 928-779-2392.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 


Dated: ______ of October, 2018





Renee Fauset, President




Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Secretary