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Board Meeting Agenda: January 16, 2020




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 Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 1:00 PM, located at 1899 Bar & Grill, 307 W. Dupont Ave, 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

Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
2. Adoption of Agenda Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
3. Call to the Public

Mark Neumayr, Vice-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

Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary


5. Action Item:  Approval of December 12, 2019 Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
6. Agenda Item: Review quarterly financial statements


John Faccone, Financial Consultant
7. Agenda Item: Review 2018-2019 Audit and address board questions


John Faccone, Financial Consultant
8. Action Item: Approve Brett Backlund as auditor for 2020-2021 Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director





Agenda Item: Board Retreat


Agenda Item: Determine attendance at ASBA training

Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director

Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director

11. Agenda Item: Director’s Report

·       E-rate agreement with Yavapai County (technology financial support)

·       Line of Credit approval submitted to bank

·       NAU Class, spring ‘20: Publicity & Politics of Education

·       STEAM Night, 1/23 & Open House 1/30

·       Revisiting rental fees for summer camp

·       Increasing fees for PreK, full day K and Aftercare 2020-2021

·       Health insurance renewal 12/1: all staff on PPO, one more person enrolled, overall increased cost


Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
12. Agenda Item: Sign Voucher Vanessa Fitz-Kesler,


13. Future Meeting Dates: (to be approved)

·       February 20 @ 1:00

·       March 12 @ 1:00

·       April 16 @ 1:00

·       May 14 @ 1:00

·       June 22, 23, 26, 29 or 30

Vanessa Fitz-Kesler,


14. Future agenda items to consider


Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary
15. Adjourn

Mark Neumayr, Vice-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 January, 2020



_________________________________                                             ___________________________________________

Renee Fauset, President  // Mark Neumary, Vice-President           Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary

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