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Board Meeting Agenda: October 24, 2022


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 Monday, October 24, 2022 at 4:30 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

Bryan Cooperrider, President
2.Action Item: Adoption of AgendaBryan Cooperrider, President  
3.  Call to the Public

Bryan Cooperrider, 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 ConflictsBryan Cooperrider, President
5.  Action Item: Approve board meeting minutes from September 19, 2022  Bryan Cooperrider, President
6.  Action Item:  Approve change to Executive Director contract with salary increase due to master’s degree completion.Mark Neumayr, Vice-President  
7.Action Item: Adopt aresolution to encourage the Governor to convene a special session of the state legislature to vote to override the limit Aggregate Expenditure Limit (AEL) contained in the Arizona Constitution prior to March 1, 2023.Bryan Cooperrider, President
 8.      Action Item: Approve the removal of Renee Fauset from all of the Mountain School bank accounts at PNC Bank.  Bryan Cooperrider, President
9.Action Item: Approve a combined credit limit increase from $7,000 to $15,000 for Principal’s and Executive Director’s school credit cards.  Bryan Cooperrider, President
10.Action Item: Approve fingerprint clearance card exemption policy regarding vendors.  Mark Neumayr, Vice-President  
11.Action Item: Adopt FY22 AFR and sign AFR cover sheetVanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
12.Agenda Item: Director’s Report Bank signer documents will be updated at PNC. Affadavit signed for Records Request in Grand Canyon lawsuit, regarding receptionist job posting informationProspective board member updateADM updateChili Cook OffAudit updateAED devices and tourniquets/Stop the Bleed classFurniture & Office supplies from McCarthyWestonESSER COVID Report/AFRFoothills Bank and state depositsFinancial consultant update  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
13.Agenda Item:  Review capital projects, aim for early June 2023 coordinated start. Increasing office space for counseling/SPED Director/Misc.Front & Library doors, add mag locks and new entry systemNew security cameras, IP wiring and DVR systemUpdated phones, in conjunction with doors and entry systemInterior keyed door locks and bolt type lock for each roomStorage area outside gymBreezeway storage unitsPlayground: flashing or landscape block to contain wood chipsFlooring in both staff bathroomsA/C in records roomA/C in original building classrooms, possible mini splits in each room for more individualized controls   
14.Agenda Item: Strategic Planning discussion (possible areas include: School of Choice, Survey of parents, community, School Marketing, Compensation.  Bryan Cooperrider, President  
15.Agenda Item: Sign school vouchers  Bryan Cooperrider, President  
16.Agenda Item: Future Agenda items: FY22 Audit approvalBryan Cooperrider, President  
17.Agenda Item: Future Meeting datesBryan Cooperrider, President  
18.Action Item: Adjourn MeetingBryan Cooperrider, 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. 

Date of Posting: ___October 20, 2022___________________

Time of Posting: ____3:49 PM__________________


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