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School Board Meeting Minutes: January 16, 2020

Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes

January 16, 2020

1:00 PM

1899 Bar and Grill

Board Members Present: Bryan Cooperrider, Sandra Dihlmann, Katherine Lampros (via telephone), Mark Neumayr

Non-Board Members Present: Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, John Faccone

Board Members Absent: Jason Aulwes, Renee Fauset

1.Call to Order/Welcome: The meeting was called to order at 1:15 p.m.Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
2.Action Item: Adoption of Agenda: Bryan Cooperrider made a motion to adopt the agenda as proposed.  Sandra Dihlmann seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Jason Aulwes—Absent Bryan Cooperrider—Yay Sandra Dihlmann—Yay Renee Fauset—Absent Katherine Lampros—Yay Mark Neumayr—Yay
Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
  
3.Call to Public: No members of the public were present.  Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
4.Disclosure of Conflicts: No disclosures of conflicts were present.Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary
5.Action Item: Approval of December 12, 2019 Mountain School Board Meeting Minutes
Bryan Cooperrider made a motion to approve the December 12, 2019 Mountain School Board Minutes as proposed. Sandra Dihlmann seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Jason Aulwes—Absent Bryan Cooperrider—Yay Sandra Dihlmann—Yay Renee Fauset—Absent Katherine Lampros—Yay Mark Neumayr—Yay  
Mark Neumayr, Vice-President
6.Agenda Item: Review quarterly financial statements
 
John Faccone reviewed the following financial statements:   December 31st Balance SheetProfit and Loss from July to DecemberProfit and Loss Budget vs. ActualStatement of Cash Flows–YTD  
John Faccone, Financial Consultant
7.Agenda Item: Review 2018-2019 Audit and address board questions
John Faccone reviewed the 2018-2019 Mountain School audit.  
John Faccone, Financial Consultant
8.Action Item: Approve Brett Backlund as auditor for 2020-2021 Mark Neumayr made a motion to approve Brett Backlund as auditor for 2020-2021 as proposed.  Bryan Cooperrider seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Jason Aulwes—Absent Bryan Cooperrider—Yay Sandra Dihlmann—Yay Renee Fauset—Absent Katherine Lampros—Yay Mark Neumayr—Yay  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
9.Agenda Item: Board Retreat
Board members scheduled the upcoming board retreat for Feb. 13, 1:00-4:30, at Mountain School.  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
10.Agenda Item:  Determine attendance at ASBA training
Board members will contact Vanessa Fitz-Kesler via email to inform her of their availability for attendance.  
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 bankNAU Class, spring ‘20: Publicity & Politics of EducationSTEAM Night, 1/23 & Open House 1/30Revisiting rental fees for summer campIncreasing fees for PreK, full day K and Aftercare 2020-2021Health 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, Executive Director  
13.Agenda Item: Future Meeting Dates (to be approved) Vanessa proposed the following future board meeting dates. Board members will confirm availability and/or discuss conflicts via email.

February 20 @ 1:00 March 12 @ 1:00April 16 @ 1:00May 14 @ 1:00June 22, 23, 26, 29, or 30  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director  
14.Future agenda items to consider: Adopt Teacher and Principal Evaluations Policy (within 19/20 fiscal year).Review attendance for summer budget meetings  Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary
15.Adjourn: The meeting was adjourned at 3:16 p.m.  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 86001, telephone 928-779-2392.  Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. 

Dated: ______ of January 2020

MOUNTAIN SCHOOL BOARD

_______________________________________                                               _________________________________                              

Renee Fauset, President                                                                                          Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary

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