Peach Springs
Unified School District #8

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Governing Board Meeting Minutes September 2, 2014

REGULAR MEETING Minutes

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

Peach Springs Unified School District #8 - Governing Board of Education

403 Diamond Creek Road (Elementary School)

Peach Springs, Arizona  86434



Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Governing Board and the Public that the Board will hold a meeting open to the public on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., in the Governing Board meeting room, Peach Springs Unified School District No. 8, 403 Diamond Creek Road (the Peach Springs Elementary School), in Peach Springs, Arizona.  If indicated on the agenda, the Board may vote to go into executive session(s), which will not be open to the public, to discuss certain matters.

 

A  G E N D A

 

  1. Call to Order – Ms. Leila Parker President, Peach Springs Unified School District #8 Board President, called the meeting to order at 5:41p.m. Leila Parker, Pete Imus, Michelle Zephier all present, Emma Tapija absent and Roger Mueller will be late.
  2. Roll Call –Pledge of Allegiance.
  3. Adoption of Agenda. Pete Imus made motion to adopt the agenda, 2nd by Michelle Zephier, 3 present Board members voted to approve, with 2 members absent.
  4. 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.

 

  1. Recognition of guests: 3 were present but not recognized.

 

  1. Consideration and Possible Action on the Minutes:

    1. Regular Board Meeting Minutes Tuesday, August 5,2014~ Pete Imus made motion to accept, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 3 present Board members voted to approve with 2 members absent.

       

  1. Financial: 

    1. Payroll Voucher, #29, #30, #3, & #4~ Pete Imus made motion to accept, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 3 present Board members voted to approve with 2 members absent.
    2. Expense Voucher, #1427, #1501, #1502 &#1503~ Michelle Zephier made motion to approve, Pete Imus 2nd motion, 3 present Board members voted to approve with 2 members absent.

 

  1.  Action Items:  

  1. Corporation Annual Report and Certification of Disclosure for the Peach Springs Unified School District Municipal Corporation~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 3 present Board members voted to approve with 2 members absent.

  2. Request Governing Board approval of the renewal of the financial audit contract for Heinfeld, Meech & Co., P.C.~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 3 present Board members voted to approve with 2 members absent.

  3. Request Governing Board Approval of the request to the Arizona Department of Education for the recalculation for State Equalization funds for prior Fiscal Years 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013 due to the Transwestern Pipeline Company tax Settlement.~ Michelle Zephier made motion to approve, Pete Imus 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  4. Approval of First Read of Policy Advisories 504-511~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, and 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  5. Approval of representatives at Individual Education Plan meetings for Peach Springs Elementary School~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  6. Approval of Related Services Vendors for Special Education for the 2014-2015 school year~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 4 Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  7. Approval of Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG & E) Grant~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion,  4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  8. Approval of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Vail Unified School District and the Peach Springs Unified School District for the Beyond Textbooks Program~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 4 Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  9. Request Governing Board Approval to enter into a five-year lease purchase agreement for the acquisition of two large Xerox copier machines~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 4 Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  10. NSBA Annual Conference and Exposition in Nashville, TN for School Board~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 4 Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

                                                               

  1. Informational Items:
    1. The voter’s pamphlet for the upcoming override election is presented for information purposes.

 

  1. Reports:  
    1. Superintendent’s Report Informational Only asked to move October meeting to following week
    2. Business Manager Report Informational Only
    3. Transportation/Maintenance Report Informational Only

 

 

  1. Personnel:  

  1. Approval of Ms. Terri Lucas, Paraprofessional for 2014-2015 SY~. Pete Imus made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  2. Approval of Mr. PeeWee Reese Wellington, Night Custodian~ Pete Imus motioned to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  3. Request Governing Board Approval to correctly place Ms. Janet Monsen, (2nd grade teacher) on the teacher salary schedule at MA+24, step 6~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Roger Mueller 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

  4. Resignation of Mr. Gary Cloutier, Night Custodian/Bus Driver~ Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 absent.

     

  1. Old Business: 

    1. None at this time.

 

  1. 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:

    1. Regular Governing Board Meeting – Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

      Pete Imus made motion to approve schedule change of Regular Board meeting from Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve change with 1 absent.

       

  1. Adjournment. Pete Imus made motion to approve, Michelle Zephier 2nd motion, 4 present Board members voted to approve with 1 member absent.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Transcribed By: Jennifer Hurst

Peach Springs Unified #8

Governing Board Secretary

September 4, 2014