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Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes: June 23, 2021 (FY 22 Budget Proposal)

MOUNTAIN SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES

June 23, 2021

1:00 PM

The Oakmont

2380 North Oakmont Dr.
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Board Members Present: Bryan Cooperrider, Sandra Dihlmann, Renee Fauset, Katherine Lampros

Board Members Absent: Kim Khatibi and Mark Neumayr

Non-Board Members Present: Vanessa Fitz-Kesler

1.Call to Order/Welcome: The meeting was called to order at 1:32 p.m.  Renee Fauset, President    
2.Action Item: Adoption of June 23rd Agenda: Kathy Lampros motioned to adopt the June 23rd Mountain School Board Agenda, as proposed. Bryan Cooperrider seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.  Renee Fauset, President  
3.  Call to the Public: There were no members of the public in attendance.  Renee Fauset, President
4.Disclosure of Conflicts:Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary
    5.No additional disclosures or updates of conflicts to report.

Action Item: Approve April 20, 2021 Meeting Minutes: Kathy Lampros motioned to approve the April 20, 2021 Mountain School Board Meeting minutes. Bryan Cooperrider seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  
    Renee Fauset, President  
6.Action Item: Approve Mountain School Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy: Bryan Cooperrider motioned to approve the Mountain School Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy with an option for review/revision by legal counsel. Sandra Dihlmann seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
7.Agenda Item: Presentation of Refinancing Options for Mountain School Kathy presented preliminary research regarding refinancing options from selected financial institutions and will follow-up with additional information during the July 2021 meeting.  Kathy Lampros, Treasurer
8.  Action Item:  Approve the proposed FY22 Mountain School Budget  Bryan Cooperrider motioned to approve the proposed FY22 Mountain School Budget. Sandra Dihlmann seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
9.Action Item:  Executive Session: Personnel matter and Contract Negotiation Kathy Lampros motioned to enter Executive Session at 2:11 p.m.Sandra Dihlmann seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Renee Fauset motioned to exit Executive Session at 2:41 p.m.Bryan Cooperrider seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  
Renee Fauset, President
10.Action Item: Approve Executive Director Evaluation: Bryan Cooperrider motioned to approve the Executive Director Evaluation, as written.Sandra Dihlmann seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  Renee Fauset, President
11.Action Item: Approve Executive Director Terms: Kathy Lampros motioned to approve the Executive Director Terms, as proposed.Bryan Cooperrider seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.  Renee Fauset, President  
12.Agenda Item:  Director’s Report: Vanessa shared the following updates with members of the Board: Staffing for 2021/2022Hired two new teachers: Part-time Kindergarten and 1st/2nd grade; there are still aides to be hired. Playground project-quote is similar to one in 2020.  Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
13.Agenda Item: Future Agenda Items & Meeting Dates:
Principal evaluation process
New board member search
Non-voting Board Membership for Vanessa
Refinance options for building (July meeting)
Next Board Meeting is July 13 at 10 am via Zoom
Future meeting dates for August and September  
Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary  
14.Action Item: Adjourn meeting: Bryan Cooperrider  motioned to adjourn the meeting at 3:28 p.m.Kathy Lampros seconded the motion.The motion passed unanimously.  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 86005, telephone 928-779-2392.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 

Dated: ______ of June 2021

MOUNTAIN SCHOOL BOARD

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Renee Fauset, President

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Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary

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