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08-23-04 BOT MinMINUTES OF THE WESTLAKE ACADEMY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AND WORKSHOP August 23, 2004 Present: Scott Bradley, President Buddy Brown, Member Bill Frey, Member Fred Held, Member Don Redding, Member Larry Sparrow, Member Trent Petty, CEO Barbara Brizuela, Head of School Debbie Piper, Finance Ginger Crosswy, Secretary Absent: No one. Page 1 of 2 WESTLAZZ Item #1: President Bradley called the workshop to order at 3:06 p.m. by announcing a quorum. Item 42: Discuss planning for the 2004-05 academic year. The Board discussed class sizes, athletics and the proposed budget until Ms. Brizuela arrived at 4:11 p.m. The Board asked Ms. Piper if she would furnish them with a monthly cash flow report. Ms. Brizuela told the Board that the first day of school went very smoothly. She was very pleased. Total attendance at the Academy for the 2004/05 school year is 260. After a short question and answer session President Bradley recessed the workshop at 4:40 p.m. Item #4: President Bradley called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. He told the Board that if they agreed he would move the Citizens Presentation to the end of the agenda in case someone comes in late. Item 6: Consider a Resolution adopting the FY 2004/05 budget including the final amendments to the FY 2003/04 budget. President Bradley told the audience that the Board has had two budget workshops with the second one being earlier today. Mr. Petty and Ms. Brizuela both spoke regarding this issue. Mr. Petty told the Board that this budget is balanced using $170,000.00 in monies generated by the Foundation that is not in hand yet. Mr. Sparrow said that he did not like to balance a budget with money that we do not have and would vote to adopt this budget contingent on seeing options to make policy changes for future years. There was a motion by Mr. Sparrow, seconded by Mr. Held, to adopt Resolution No. 04-10. Each of the Board members spoke echoing the same point as Mr. Sparrow. There was no further discussion and the motion carried unanimously. Item 47: Consider a Resolution adopting an Investment Policy. Mr. Petty explained this item to the Board. There was a motion by Mr. Held, seconded by Mr. Frey, to adopt Resolution No. 04-11 There was no further discussion and the motion carried unanimously. Item #8: Consent Agenda. There was a motion by Mr. Brown, seconded by Mr. Held, to approve the consent agenda which included the following: A. Review and approve minutes of the workshop and regular meeting held on August 9, 2004 and the workshop held on August 4, 2004. http://www.westlake-tx.org/agendas/sbm082304.htm 10/13/2004 Minutes of the School Board meeting Page 2 of 2 B. Review and approve any outstanding bills. There was no discussion and the motion carried unanimously. Item #5: Citizens' Presentation: No one wished to address the Board. Item #9: There was a motion by Mr. Held, seconded by Mr. Brown, to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously and the workshop was adjourned at 6:37 p.m. Approved by the School Board on October 11, 2004. Scott Bradley, President ATTEST: r. Ginger Cro -,Secretary ❑■ http://www.westlake-tx.org/agendas/sbm082304.htm 10/13/2004