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Board Minutes Jun 8 2021

Board of Horizons K-8 School

June 8th, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:57 pm

Meeting held virtually via Zoom

Facilitators: Tyler Currie / Lucas Ketzer
Note Taker: Hope Nelson-Roohr

Minutes: Geary Layne
Timekeeper: Mike Ashmore

Process Observer: Tyler Currie

Call to Order:  6:00pm

Beth Coleman, Geary Layne, Julie Cohen, Karen Wolfer, Lucas Ketzer, Mike Ashmore, Paul Ramer, Peter Hegelbach, Rachel Buckley, Teran Sittner, Tyler Currie

Arrived Late: 


Alex Osias 

Quorum established

Guests:  Several

Public Comment: None

Consent Agenda:

  • Approve June 8th agenda
  • Prior Minutes- May 13th

Motion – Tyler Currie

Move to accept consent agenda includes 5/13 minutes

Second –  Mike Ashmore


Head of School Updates:

  • Employment offers
    • Shoshona- MS Sped 
    • Kim – Counselor 
    • Carlye (⅚ para) & Ellen (PE) exchanged roles

Motion – Mike Ashmore

Move to approve these applicants

Second –  Paul Ramer


  • ESSER III Spending Proposal
    • BVSD approved $146,800.00
    • These funds are directed to learning loss from Covid, funds spent thru 2 fiscal years
    • Voluntary committee met
      • Recommending hiring ½ time math interventionist K8, literacy interventionist for middle school and funding ongoing professional development
    • BVSD approved these expenses and will include it as part of their application to state

FY22 Budget:

  • Return to normal budget
  • $900K beginning fund balance
  • Running deficit for 21-22 of $184K
  • We will have access to $90K for transportation related expenses
  • We have more salaries and benefits costs
  • Arts/music/movement/PEOutdoor Ed/Winter Sports will be funded
  • FRC recommended building COLA into budget, and look at deficit of 150K-200K

Motion – Mike Ashmore

Moves to approve budget subject to revised COLA #s in the Fall

Second –  Tyler Currie


Charter contract:

Motion – Tyler Currie

Motion to move into executive session to discuss positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations regarding the charter contract pursuant to CRS 24-6-402 (4) (e)

Second –  Paul Ramer


Open session resumed at 7:55 PM

Motion – Tyler Currie

Moves that the board recommends that the council approve the charter contract

Second –   Mike Ashmore


Meeting Adjourned at 7:57 PM