Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a work session December 5, 2005, at 10:00a.m. in the District Board Room. Present were:
Heidi Parker ) Chair
Ruth Alexander )
Amy Amrhein ) Board Members
Mat Marr )
Amy Patton )
Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent
Pam Lucas, Business Manager
Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 10:07 a.m.
II. Roll Check
A roll of the board was taken and all members were present.
III. Review 2004-05 Audit
Stuart Parmalee, District Auditor, reviewed the 2004-05 Audit and responded to questions. He explained that the auditor’s report expresses an unqualified opinion on the financial statements of the school district. An unqualified opinion is the highest level of report an auditor can provide.
Mr. Parmalee recommended that the district include the Board resolution approving the budget in the printed budget document.
Mr. Parmalee made the following recommendations:
(1) That the District ensure that the Student Body accounting system at all of the schools be uniformly implemented.
(2) That the District move from a modified-cash basis of accounting to a modified accrual basis of accounting consistent with other districts its size.
(3) That the District utilize its accounting system to its full potential to increase efficiency.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:40 a.m .