Community Council Agenda
December 1, 2016 @ 7am
Hillcrest Conference Room


  • Kate Twohig
  • Lisa Hopkins
  • Dara Doutre
  • Spencer Holmgren
  • Deandra Harps
  • Jenna Rounds
  • Julie Benson
  • Kim Kelly

Welcome: Sara Doutre

Approval of Minutes

  • Amendment to the mintues reflect that Jeff Barben spoke about the budget concerns we had.
  • After the meeting Julie talked with him personally to clarify that Hillcrest was the school that had the allocation in one fiscal year but it was paid in the next fiscal year.
  • Kate motioned
  • Kim 2nd
  • All in favor

Presentation by Logan School Board Member

  • Lisa Hopkins is the the representative from our area.
  • Trustland plans used to go to state and then back to school baord for checking, but now the local board has greater role.
  • School board does not have control over hiring and firing of district personnel.
  • They are only responsible for the Superintendent and Business Manager.
  • The Superintendent and Business Manager develop a budget and then they present it to the board.
  • Responsiblities to community council
    1. Provide training
    2. Read and apporve SIP and Turstland plans
    3. Assure compliance with state law and board rules
    4. Provide informationa nd data to creat plans
    5. Report annually on SCC's regarding digital citizenship.
    6. Disburse trustland funds.
  • Can receive the digital citizenship presentation beforehand and look at it and then visit with Dave Long for a short period of time to clear up questions.
  • Imortant upcoming dates
    • Plan submission- March 31, 2017
    • Superintendent and board review plans- April 14, 2017
    • Final plans submitted May1, 2017
  • We have to sign before March 31, 2017 submission and then receive updates periodically as the plan moves through the system.
  • Trustland money should directly impact student learning.
  • Board meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 5:00 p.m.
  • Must sign up for public comment prior to the beginning of the meeting.

MIssion Statements

  • We got printout of our mission statement
  • The district mission statement was praised at the PLC training yesterday.
  • Our school mission is outside every teacher's door.
  • Two words- Ensure and All- are very ambitious and we work to achieve that.

SNAP Plan Finalization

  • We need a crossing gaurd on 1600 East 1000 North.
  • I propose that awe approve our SNAP plan but it doesn't mean that we can't ask for things in the future- sidewalk in front of Les Schwab on South end of Logan.
  • We are approving that we have looked at this, it has been updated?
  • Kate 2nd
  • All in favor


  • YTD expenditures- $17,013.04
  • Our allocation is $44,267
  • Every penny has been allocated

Hiring Committee

  • Andrea Reid has been selected to replace SarahAnn Delaney as our science specialist
  • She is completing her elementary educations degree.
  • We were given the green light to hire on November 29th.
  • She will begin next week at 3.5 hours, but discussions will be ongoing to increasing that to 5 once she begins.
  • I would have liked to have had this wrapped up before the Thanksgiving break.
  • Andrea has been given her curriculum map and SPencer has given her next week to plan and to get arrangements done.
  • The 3.5 hours hit4, 5 and kindergarten and some prep.
  • Once she goes to 5 hours it will mee the science needs of all the students.
  • Math Benchmark Data

    • The math data aligns better with the common core than other measures like DIBELS.
    • Get data from Spencer

    Other questions

    • Can we fund teachers from trustlands?
      • Yes. I think we need to think outside the box.
    • Can we start discussing our plan in the January meeting?
      • Yes but I think we also need to look at and approve our bylaws.
      • Sara will send out what we have now and then we can give input.

    Next Meeting

    • January 4, 2017 @ 7:00 a.m.