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Eno River Academy

February Board of Directors Meeting

Amended on February 19, 2020 at 11:26 AM EST

Date and Time

Thursday February 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM EST


Eno River Academy Lower School


  Purpose Presenter Time
I. Opening Items 6:00 PM
Opening Items
A. Record Attendance and Guests
  Rachel Monschein 1 m
Additional information related to meeting.

1. Times are set as approximations. Time extensions or reductions for each topic may be provided by the presiding Board officer based on the need and the remaining agenda items.

2. It is requested that committee update items that would need further discussion and/or a vote should be emailed to the Chair to be placed on the agenda at least 3 (three) business days prior to the monthly Board meeting. The Board encourages the Chair of each committee to present these updates whenever possible.

3. Other items as they arise may be placed on the agenda for discussion, update or vote.
B. Call the Meeting to Order
  Kristi Anspach 1 m

Reading of Mission Statement
Eno River Academy will nurture a community of academic and artistic distinction, as it enriches each student’s cultural literacy.

C. Approve Minutes from prior meeting
Approve Minutes Rachel Monschein 5 m

Approve minutes for January Board of Directors Meeting on January 14, 2020
II. Reading of Conflict of Interest and Ethics Statement 6:07 PM
A. Reading of Statement
FYI Kristi Anspach 3 m

Conflict of interest and ethics statement: ERA By-laws require any member to recuse herself or himself from voting on any matter before the Board which would confer a financial benefit on the member. At this time, the Chair inquires as to whether any member knows of any known conflict of interest or appearance of conflict with respect to matters before the Board. If any member knows of a conflict of interest, appearance of a conflict, or possible financial benefit please so state at this time.

III. Monthly Agenda Review 6:10 PM
A. Review and revision, if needed, for meeting agenda
Vote Kristi Anspach 5 m
IV. Old Business 6:15 PM
A. Update on School Property Financing Process
Vote Lisa Bair 90 m
Presentation by representatives from Moodys related to school's credit rating for bond process/school financing. Needed resolutions will be reviewed and motioned for approval based on information provided during the presentation.
B. Final review and approval of Comprehensive Manual Section 1.8 Committees
Vote Michael O'Malley 5 m
C. Final review and approval of PATH Committee Structure
Vote Michael O'Malley 5 m
D. Final review and approval of community surveys
Vote Michael O'Malley 5 m
Presenters Michael O'Malley and Dr. Amy Davis have provided the surveys for final review and approval by the board, for release to the ERA community before the end of the school year.
V. Public Comment Period 8:00 PM
A. Public comments in accordance with the ERA Public Comment Policy
FYI Kristi Anspach 10 m
VI. Executive Director Announcements and Update 8:10 PM
A. Celebration of events and achievements by ERA Staff and Students
FYI Lisa Bair 5 m
B. Monthly Executive Director Update
FYI Lisa Bair 10 m
VII. Monthly Committee Updates 8:25 PM
A. Update from Finance Committee
Vote Brad Tapper 10 m
Review and Approval of Monthly Financial Report. Presented by Brad Tapper, Treasurer and Lisa Bair, Executive Director
B. Update from Future Visions
FYI Michael O'Malley 10 m

Information from monthly Future Visions meeting

C. Update from PATH
FYI Sarah Yagnow 10 m

Information from monthly PATH meeting, presented by Nicole Hill, PATH Lead and Sarah Yagnow, Board Liaison to PATH.

VIII. New Business
IX. Closing Items 8:55 PM
A. Closed Session- a closed session is anticipated for this meeting to allow the Executive Director and associated ERA staff to provide an update to the Board with confidential student information.
Vote Kristi Anspach 1 m
Closed Session § 143-318.11. (a) 5&6  
A closed session may be called in order to discuss items which warrant confidentiality.
The Board may, at its discretion, move into closed session to discuss items which warrant confidentiality pursuant to Article 33C, Section § 143-318.11. (a) 5&6 of the North Carolina General Statutes.
B. Adjourn Meeting
Vote Kristi Anspach 1 m