Dixie Montessori Academy
Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes for August 14, 2013
240 East Tabernacle Street, Suite 200, St. George Utah
Board Members in Attendance: Kevin Groke, Tracy Mitchell, Jacqueline Newman, Michael Currie, Barbara Hanks, Julie Wand, Russell Armstrong, Michael Wand, Paula Nelson
Others in attendance:
Scott Nielson, Kristin Nielson, Margaret “Meg” Groke, Brian Poe
Neil Walter- NAI Commercial Real Estate
Abraham Thiombiano-NAI Commercial Real Estate
To select a new committee director for the site committee.
Reviewing and selecting the top properties where the school will be built.
MOTION: by Kevin Groke to begin the meeting at 7:08pm
Reading of the Vision and Mission Statements by Tracy Mitchell
Training- reasons allowed to enter into closed session- Kevin Groke
Review minutes from July 10, 2013 board meeting–Jacque Newman
MOTION: to accept minutes by Julie Wand
Seconded by Paula Nelson
MOTION: Kevin Groke proposed that Tracy Mitchell be nominated as Site and Development Committee Chair
Seconded by Russell Armstrong
MOTION: Kevin Groke proposed that the board go into closed session to discuss individual properties or real property.
Guests were invited to stay
Roll Call voting-unanimous
Closed Session Began at 7:23pm
MOTION: by Kevin Groke 9:16 pm to open session
MOTION: by Tracy Mitchell to propose to accept properties
As preference to submit to Boyer for due diligence and entitlements
Tracy Mitchell brought to attention the increased costs of the architectural design originally designed by Julie Wand. Board discussion on possibilities with certain properties that would fulfill her vision of the school atmosphere.
Boyer has requested that all concerns and questions be funneled through Tracy Mitchell as site and development chair.
Kristen Nielson has agreed to be secretary for site committee to keep up with reports from Boyer and other contractors and site information.
Scott Nielson suggested Took Development as possible architect consideration.
MOTION: Proposed to be adjourned by Kevin Groke
Meeting adjourned 9:27 ‘
Minutes taken by Jacqueline “Jacque” Newman