March 14, 2018 Alma Fuerte Public School Board of Directors Regular Board Meeting Minutes

I. Opening Items

Board Members Present: Kathy Dominguez (telephonic); Sean Markin; Hazim Rabadi (telephonic); Myra Salinas, Amy Dresser Held (telephonic)
 

Others Present:  Anne Lee; Sonia Oliva (telephonic)

 

Sean Markin called the meeting to order at 6:06 pm.  There was no public comment.

II. Finances

  1. January Financial Packet:  The Board discussed the Financials from January 2018 as presented by Sonia from ExEd.  Sean moved to approve the financial statements from January 2018; Amy seconded the motion; the motion was approved unanimously after a roll call vote.

  2. 2nd Interim Financial SACS Report:  The Board reviewed the 2nd Interim Report as presented by Sonia from ExEd.  Amy moved to approve the 2nd Interim Report; Sean seconded the motion; the motion was approved unanimously after a roll call vote.

  3. Discussion and Approval of Fiscal Stabilization Plan:  The Board reviewed the Fiscal Stabilization Plan as presented by ExEd. Sean moved to approve the Plan; Amy seconded the motion; the motion was approved unanimously after a roll call vote.

  4. Winter Consolidated Application Filing for 2017-2018 School Year – Sonia from ExEd reviewed the ConApp with the Board for informational purposes.

  5. Approval of Auditor for 2017-2018 School/Fiscal Year:  Anne reviewed with the Board the proposals for auditor received from CLA, Vavrinek Trine Day, Christy White, and Squar Milner.  Sean moved to approve the selection of Vavrinek Trine Day as auditor for the 2017-2018 School Year; Amy seconded the motion; the motion was approved unanimously.

III. Governance and Operations

  1. Approval of Meeting minutes from February Special Meeting:  The Board reviewed minutes from the February Special Board meeting.  Amy moved to approve the minutes; Sean seconded the motion; the motion was approved unanimously after a roll call vote.

  2. Discussion regarding Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests Filing Requirements:  Anne reviewed the Board’s annual Form 700 filing obligations.

IV.  Closed Session:  The Board convened a closed session at 6:45pm to discuss the following:
      Public Employment:  Director of Academics (Government Code §54957)

V.  Adjourn into Open Session – The Board adjourned into open session at 7:01pm. Sean moved to approve at-will employment agreement with Lauriiie Keay; Hazim seconded the motion; the motion was approved unanimously after a roll call vote.

VI. Adjourn Meeting – The meeting was adjourned at 7:03pm.

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