Peach Springs
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Governing Board Meeting Minutes July 1, 2014

REGULAR MEETING Minutes
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Transcribed by: Jennifer Hurst
Peach Springs Unified School District #8 - Governing Board of Education
403 Diamond Creek Road (Elementary School)
Peach Springs, Arizona 86434



1.Call to Order – Ms. Leila Parker President, Peach Springs Unified School District #8. 5:36 p.m.

2.Roll Call – Leila Parker, Emma Tapija, & Michelle Zephier present, Pete Imus absent and Roger Mueller will be late.  Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Adoption of Agenda.  Emma Tapija made motion to accept, 2nd by Michelle Zephier.  3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent, 1 will be late.

4. Approval of the adopted budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015~ 2nd Discussion and Approval,  Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent, 1 will be late.

5. Public Input:   The Governing Board will take consideration of concerns and comments from the public with a time limit of three (3) minutes per person.  Those wishing to address the Board must fill out a form, which is available at the meeting.  Actions taken as a result of public comments are limited to directing staff to study the matter, and/or reschedule the matter for further consideration and decision.  None at this time.
 

6. Consideration and Possible Action on the Minutes:
a.Regular Board Meeting Minutes Tuesday, June 10,2014~ Discussion and Approval, Michelle       Zephier made motion to approve, 2nd by Emma Tapija, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent, 1 will be late.

 

7. Financial:
a. Payroll Vouchers, #28, and #29 ~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija voted to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent, 1 will be late.
 
b. Expense Vouchers, #1423, #1424, and #1425 ~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion  to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member  absent, 1 will be late.
 

 8. Action Items:
a.3rd Reading of Policy Advisories 499-503~ Discussion and Approval,  TYPO, this is actually the 2nd reading, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent, 1 will be late.

b.Selling of old Electronic Equipment~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent, 1 will be late.

c.Service Agreement for Arizona Teaching Fellows~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board  member absent, 1 member, Roger Mueller abstained as he just arrived and did not hear the action item.

d.Request Governing Board Approval of the purchase of 3rd through 5th grade classroom furniture.~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

e.       Request Governing Board Approval of the award of contract for I.T. Computer services to Trans-West for the next fiscal year 2014-2015~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, Leila Parker did not approve, 1 Board member absent.

 

                                                           

9. Informational Items:
None at  this time
 

 

10. Reports:
a. Superintendents Report Informational Only

b. Business Manager Report Informational Only

c. Transportation/Maintenance Report Informational Only
 

 

 

 

11. Personnel:
a Hiring of Ms. Alia Brinkman~ (Arizona Teaching Fellows) for 2014-2015 SY~. Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

b. Hiring of Ms. Meen Cho (Arizona Teaching Fellows) for 2014-2015 SY~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

c. Hiring of Mrs. Monica Samovici 2nd grade teacher for 2014-2015 SY~ Discussion and Approval, Ms. Samovici recently got married; her last name is Karabinis now.  Roger Mueller made motion to approve, 2nd by Emma Tapjia, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

d.Hiring of Long Term Substitute Computer Teacher~ Ms. Holly Weissman for 2014-2015 SY~ Discussion and Approval, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

e.Request Governing Board Approval of the hire of a full-time employee to fill two part time positions (Part-time bus driver and part time kitchen assistant~ Discussion and Approval,  Mr. Steve Roberts was hired, Emma Tapija made motion to approve, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR PERSONNEL MATTERS PURSUANT TO A.R.S. §38-431.03.A.1 The Governing Board may vote to enter Executive Session for discussion of personnel matters of (typo) Ms. Connie Hunter. The Board may vote to discuss this item in an executive session for personnel matters pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.03(A) (1). No final action will be taken in Executive Session. (Note: If the Board wants to enter Executive Session under this item, the District must provide Connie Hunter with 24-hour, written notice of the Executive Session and her right to demand that the discussion take place in open session). 

 

6:15 p.p. motion was made by Roger Mueller to go into Executive Session, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board Member absent.  All guests were asked to leave during this time.

 
 f.   School Secretary Job Description Revised and Step Increase for Ms. Connie Hunter~

Discussion and Approval, Michelle Zephier voted to approve, 2nd by Emma Tapija, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.  All discussion held behind closed doors.

6:50 p.m. motion made by Michelle Zephier to come out of Executive Session, stipulations in place,  2nd by Roger Mueller, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent.

 

12.  Old Business:  

None at this time.
 

13. Announcement of Upcoming Board Meetings to be held at the Governing Board Meeting    Room (in the Peach Springs Elementary School) located at 403 Diamond Creek Road, Peach Springs, AZ:

a. Regular Governing Board Meeting – Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

 

14. Adjournment. Motion made by Michelle Zephier, 2nd by Roger Mueller, 4 present Board members voted to approve, 1 Board member absent. 

 

 

 

Transcribed By: Jennifer Hurst

Peach Springs Unified #8

Governing Board Secretary

July 2, 2014