Encore JR/SR High School

Minutes

Regular Encore Board of Directors Meeting - July 17, 2023

Date and Time

Monday July 17, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Location

Encore High School

16955 Lemon Street

Hesperia CA 92345

All public comment, both on agenda items and non-agenda items within the jurisdiction of the Board, should be provided during the agenda item titled, “Public Comment.”  Members of the public who wish to comment during the Board meeting may fill out a public comment card. Individual comments will be limited to three (3) minutes per agenda item and one three (3) minute period to address an item not on the agenda. If an interpreter is needed for comments, they will be translated to English and the time limit shall be six (6) minutes per person per agenda item. The Board limits the total time for public comment to thirty minutes, and may extend this time at its sole discretion. The Board reserves the right to mute or remove a participant from the meeting if the participant unreasonably disrupts the Board meeting after being warned by the Board Chair or designee that they are disrupting the meeting. 

 

Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.

Directors Present

C. Sutton, I. Rapier, R. Magana

Directors Absent

K. Lutz, R. Hunt

Guests Present

I. Garcia, J. Schwarck, P. Alaimalo, S. Adriaan, S. Bow

I. Opening Items

A.

Call the Meeting to Order

C. Sutton called a meeting of the board of directors of Encore JR/SR High School to order on Monday Jul 17, 2023 at 6:53 AM.

B.

Record Attendance

C.

Public Comment

No public comment.

D.

Approval of the Agenda

I. Rapier made a motion to Approve.
R. Magana seconded the motion.

Recommended to postpone Item V.B. Approval of 2023-24 Fiscal Policies Manual to August 2023 Board Meeting. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
R. Hunt
Absent
I. Rapier
Aye
K. Lutz
Absent
R. Magana
Aye
C. Sutton
Aye

E.

Board Member Comments

No board member comments. 

II. Consent Items

A.

Approval of Board Meeting Minutes

I. Rapier made a motion to approve the minutes from Regular Encore Board of Directors Meeting - June 2023 on 06-26-23.
R. Magana seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
I. Rapier
Aye
C. Sutton
Aye
R. Hunt
Absent
R. Magana
Aye
K. Lutz
Absent

III. Items Pulled From Consent Calendar

A.

Items Pulled From Consent Calendar

No items pulled from Consent Calendar.

IV. Governance

A.

Appointment of Board Member: Chandale Sutton

I. Rapier made a motion to Approve.
R. Magana seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
K. Lutz
Absent
R. Hunt
Absent
R. Magana
Aye
I. Rapier
Aye
C. Sutton
Aye

B.

Appointment of Board Chair: Chandale Sutton

I. Rapier made a motion to Approve.
R. Magana seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
K. Lutz
Absent
R. Hunt
Absent
R. Magana
Aye
C. Sutton
Aye
I. Rapier
Aye

V. Business and Finance

A.

Presentation by ICON School Management

Daniel Lee presented. Daniel was previously a charter school auditor from 2003 to 2014. ICON has 2 partners and 40 clients. 

B.

Approval of 2023-24 Fiscal Policies Manual

Moved to August 2023 Board Meeting.

VI. Operations

A.

Approval of 2023-24 Student Handbook

I. Rapier made a motion to Approve.
R. Magana seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
I. Rapier
Aye
R. Hunt
Absent
C. Sutton
Aye
K. Lutz
Absent
R. Magana
Aye

B.

Approval of 2023-24 Employee Handbook

I. Rapier made a motion to Approve.
R. Magana seconded the motion.

Changes made are: Administration List, Payroll dates and pay periods, contact information for IT department, new HR contact with additional training, correction to 90 day waiting period for health benefits to become effective first day of month following the month of hire. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
R. Magana
Aye
C. Sutton
Aye
I. Rapier
Aye
R. Hunt
Absent
K. Lutz
Absent

VII. Closing Items

A.

Adjourn Meeting

I. Rapier made a motion to Approve.
R. Magana seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
I. Rapier
Aye
K. Lutz
Absent
C. Sutton
Aye
R. Hunt
Absent
R. Magana
Aye
There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 6:56 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
C. Sutton
Documents used during the meeting
  • ICON Intro to Team.pdf
  • Encore Student Handbook 23-24 for board approval July 17 2023.pdf
  • Encore Employee Handbook for Board Approval 2023-07-17 (4857-8390-7655.v1).pdf