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Board Meeting Agenda (annual retreat): February 13, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE

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, February 13, 2020 at 1:00 PM, located at Mountain School, 311 W. Cattle Drive Trail, Flagstaff, Arizona, 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. Adoption of Agenda Renee Fauset, President  
3. Call to the Public

Renee Fauset, 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. Agenda Item: Update to role of treasurer in regards to discussion on agenda items connected to BBVA.   Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Director
6. Agenda Item: Future planning for board board membership, 5 versus 7 board attendance guidelines   Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
7. Agenda Item: Update on current administration team and long term planning awareness   Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
8. Agenda Discussion Items: Areas for School Improvement and Strategic Planning
Academic Growth & achievement
Instructional alignment
Multi age/Straight grade tracks
Full day Kindergarten
Field trips
Teacher salaries
Professional Development
Technology infrastructure & device upgrades
Parent Involvement
Community Outreach
Policy review and updates  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Executive Director
9. Agenda Discussion Items: Financial Considerations & Strategic Planning
Long term Budget goals
IDA Loan: refinance vs. payoff
Role of fundraising
Salary Schedule
Benefits
Ideas for increasing revenue
Ideas for increasing waitlists/enrollment
Role of advertising  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Director
10. Agenda Item:  Revisiting Mission & Vision   Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Director
11. Agenda Item: Strategic Planning Timeline   Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Director
12. 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, Director
13. Agenda Items to consider at this meeting or on Feb. 20 or March 12:
Approval January 16, 2020 minutes Vouchers Request for records
BBVA Line of Credit changes
ASBA 2/7/20 training update, Katherine Lampros Use of results based funding
Policy updates/revisit ASBA policy services  
Vanessa Fitz-Kesler, Director
14. Adjourn

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 February, 2020

MOUNTAIN SCHOOL BOARD

_________________________________                                             ___________________________________________

Renee Fauset, President                                                                    Sandra Dihlmann, Secretary

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