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Board Meeting Agenda: April 20, 2021 & FY21 proposed budget revisions


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 Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 4:00 PM, at Mountain School 311 W. Cattle Drive Trail, Flagstaff, AZ 86005

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.Action Item: Adoption of AgendaRenee Fauset, President  
3.  Call to the PublicRenee Fauset, President
 The call to the public provides an opportunity for the Board to receive information or inquiries regarding items not on the agenda. 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 ConflictsSandra Dihlmann, Secretary
  5.  Action Item: Approve March 30, 2021 Meeting Minutes  Renee Fauset, President  
6.Action Item: Mountain School Bylaws-rename the 4th Amendment to the bylaws as the 3rd Amendment to the bylaws  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
7.Action Item: Approve updates to the Mountain School Mission that is on file with the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools, to reflect and match the mission statement currently in use.  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
8.  Action Item: Approve the proposed budget revisions for FY21  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
9.Agenda Item:  Financial Statements Review Quarterlies ending March 31, 2021Review income and expense updates for FY22Kathy Lampros
  10.  Agenda Item:  Auditor considerations for the future  John Faccone, Financial Consultant
  11.  Agenda Item: ASBCS (AZ State Board for Charter Schools): 5 year review follow-up and findings    Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
12.Agenda Item: Working session for FY22 budgetKathy Lampros  
13.Agenda Item: Review change in employee benefit structure and offerings for FY22Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
14.Agenda Item:  Director’s Report Staffing
update for 2021/2022
Internet update- Fiber option & Cable construction
Teacher & Principal evaluations waived 2020-2021
Communications update  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
15.Agenda Item: Sign Vouchers  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
16.Future Agenda Items
Principal evaluation process
Director’s contract and renewal  
Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary  
17.Action Item: Adjourn meetingRenee 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 86005, telephone 928-779-2392.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 

Dated: ______ of April 2021



Renee Fauset, President


Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary

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