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Previous MeetingDecember 08, 2014 04:30 PMNext Meeting
BOARD OF EDUCATION - ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Tustin Unified School District
300 South C Street, Tustin, CA 92780

 

  
Preliminary Information

4:30 p.m. CLOSED SESSION / 6:00 p.m. OPEN SESSION


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold I.  OPENING   
         
a. Call to Order     
         
b. Members Present     
         
c. Adoption of the Agenda      (V)  
         
d. Public Comments     
Unfold II.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Adjourn to Closed Session     
 

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, the Board may adjourn to Closed Session at any time during the meeting to discuss staff/student personnel matters, negotiations, litigation, and/or the acquisition of land or facilities.

  • Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (G.C. §54956.9(d)(4) - One Case
  • Conference with Legal Counsel - Exposure to Litigation (G.C. §54956.9 [d2] - One Case
  • Conference with Real Property Negotiators—(MCAS; Tustin Schools) G. Franklin/A. Soria (G.C. §54956.8)
  • Conference with Labor Negotiator—(Tustin Educators Association, California School Employees Association, Chapter #450 and Classified Supervisory Management Association) C. Lewis/A. Soria (G.C.§54957.6)

 

Unfold III.  OPEN SESSION   
         
a. Opening - Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag     
         
b. Reporting Out of Closed Session Action     
         
c. Administer the Oath of Office to Re-elected Members of the Board of Education     
         
d. Board Recognition - Recognition of students and staff for their accomplishments in the Tustin Unified School District     
Unfold IV.  BOARD ORGANIZATION - ELECTION OF GOVERNING BOARD OFFICERS - 2014   
         
a. Election of Board President      (V)  
 

Moved by: ____________  Seconded by: ____________  Vote: ____________

President: ______________________________

         
b. Election of Board Vice President      (V)  
 

Moved by: ____________  Seconded by: ____________  Vote: ____________

Vice President: ______________________________

         
c. Election of Board Clerk      (V)  
 


Moved by: ____________ Seconded by: ____________ Vote: ____________

Clerk: ______________________________

Unfold V.  REPORTS   
         
a. Superintendent's Report     
         
b. Student Board Representatives Reports     
         
c. Student Board Report - Bianca LaCavera     
Unfold VI.  PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENTS TO THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES   
         
a. Presidential Appointments to the following committees:     
 


 

California Association of Suburban School Districts (CALSSD)      
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Coastline Regional Occupation Program(CROP)
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Community Advisory Committee—English Language Learners
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Community Advisory Committee—GATE
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Community Advisory Committee—Special Education
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

The Daniel and Francine Scinto Foundation
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Joint Board of Education/Irvine City Council
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Joint Board of Education/Tustin City Council
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

OC Nominating Committee School District Organization, 2013
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Orange County School Boards Association PAGE Committee
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Tustin Public Schools Foundation
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

Wellness  Committee
 

____________________     Alternate:____________________
 

All members will attend the Tustin Unified School District PTO/PTA Coordinating Council meetings on a rotating basis.

Unfold VII.  STAFF PRESENTATION AND INFORMATION   
         
a. Staff Response to Public Comments     
         
b. TUSD Connect Bright Spots     
Unfold VIII.  PUBLIC COMMENTS   
         
a. Public Comments:     
 

1.  Agenda Items

2.  Non-agenda Items

The Board of Education welcomes input from the public.  In order to conduct District business in an orderly manner, for the privacy and safety of the speakers, and to help staff respond more directly, the Board Policies require that public presentations to the Board comply with certain procedures, including:

1.   Speakers may address only items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board.  Time allotted for such presentations is limited to 5 minutes.  Total time allotted for public input on either agenda or non-agenda items is limited to 30 minutes.

2. A speaker may not relinquish her/his time to another.

3. When addressing the Board, speakers are requested to state their name, address the Chair from the podium, and adhere to the applicable time limits.

4. Complaints against employees or students will normally be heard in Closed Session and the District’s complaint procedure should be followed before discussion with the Board.

Unfold IX.  DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS   
         
a. FIRST INTERIM FINANCIAL REPORT FOR 2014-15      (D)  (V)  
 

Receive the Superintendent's financial report and certify that the District will meet its financial obligation for the remainder of the 2014-15 fiscal year and the next two subsequent fiscal years, based on financial information as of October 31, 2014.  In certifying the 2014-15 First Interim Report as positive, the Board understands its fiduciary responsibility to maintain fiscal solvency for the current and subsequent two fiscal years.   

         
b. PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT YEAR 3 LEA PLAN EVIDENCE OF PROGRESS - 2013-14      (D)  (V)  
 

Approve the Program Improvement Year 3 LEA Plan Evidence of Progress for the 2013-14 school year.
 

         
c. SPECIAL EDUCATION COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES      (D)  (V)  
  Appoint to the Special Education Community Advisory Committee one (1) position for parent, special education, with a term concluding on June 30, 2016.
Unfold X.  CONSENT CALENDAR   
         
a. CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS      (V)  (C)  
 

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered by the Board to be items that will be enacted by the Board in one motion.  There will be no discussion of these items prior to the time the Board votes on the motion unless members of the Board, staff, or public request specific items to be discussed and/or removed from the Consent Calendar.

Unfold XI.  GENERAL FUNCTION CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. APPROVAL OF MINUTES     
 

Approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of November 17, 2014.

Unfold XII.  EDUCATIONAL CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. CARL D. PERKINS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2006 GRANT      (C)  
 

Approve the application for funds from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 based on a state allocation of $141,694 for the 2014-15 school year; and authorize the superintendent/designee to sign the necessary documents.
 

         
b. DISTRICT CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS 2014-15      (C)  
 

Receive recommendations from the District’s Career Technical Education Community Advisory Committee for the 2014-15 school year.
 

         
c. GIRLS INCORPORATED OF ORANGE COUNTY – MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR 2014-15      (C)  
 

Approve the Memorandum of Understanding between Tustin Unified School District and Girls Incorporated of Orange County allowing them to work with TUSD students to educate and empower them through comprehensive programs throughout the 2014-15 school year; and authorize the Superintendent/designee to sign the necessary documents.

         
d. CALIFORNIA STATE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM (CSPP) AGREEMENT - AMENDMENT 01      (C)  
 

Accept the California State Preschool Program (CSPP) Agreement - Amendment 01 for increased funding in the amount of $101,736 for the contract period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 for a total contract amount of $966,635; and authorize the Superintendent/designee to sign the necessary documents.
 

         
e. TRIP TRAVEL REQUEST – FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL: DECEMBER 5-6, 2014      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify the trip travel request for the Foothill High School Girls’ Varsity Water Polo team to travel to Santa Barbara, California, to participate in the Top Central California Water Polo Tournament, December 5-6, 2014.  All procedural requirements of the District have been met.
 

         
f. TRIP TRAVEL REQUEST – FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL: APRIL 7-12, 2015      (C)  
 

Approve the trip travel request for the Foothill High School Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse team to travel to Boston, Massachusetts, to participate in the Massachusetts Challenge, April 7-12, 2015.  All procedural requirements of the District have been met.
 

         
g. TRIP TRAVEL REQUEST – COLUMBUS TUSTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL: MAY 18–22, 2015      (C)  
 

Approve the trip travel request for the Columbus Tustin Middle School seventh-grade magnet program students to travel to Catalina Island, California, to participate in Marine Science Camp, May 18-22, 2014. All procedural requirements of the District have been met.
 

Unfold XIII.  BUSINESS CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. PURCHASE ORDERS      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify purchase orders listed: I87C0089-I87Z0469.

         
b. WARRANTS      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify warrants listed:  General Fund Nos. 106931-107401; Adult Education Fund No. 107019; Child Development Fund Nos. 107208-107322; Cafeteria Fund Nos. 106971-107408; Deferred Maintenance Fund Nos. 107323-107409; GOB SFID Series C Fund Nos. 107020-107410;  BLDG SFID 2012-1 Fund Nos. 107054-107326; and Capital Facilities Fund Nos. 106976-107292.

         
c. CONSULTANT SERVICES AND OTHERS      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify employment of the following consultants:

  1. Ruhnau Ruhnau Clarke and Association to provide architectural services for various projects at Tustin High School, as scheduled by the Senior Director, Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities.  Total fixed fee to be negotiated, to be paid from the GO Bond Fund Budget.

  2. Professional Services Industries, Inc. (PSI) to provide geotechnical and testing services for the retention basin replacement project at Foothill High School, as scheduled by the Senior Director, Maintenance, Operations, and Facilities.  Total fee not to exceed $7,700, to be paid from the GO Bond Fund Budget.

  3. Webb Cleff Architecture and Engineering, Inc., to provide architectural and engineering services for the relocatable classroom building project at Columbus Tustin Middle School, as scheduled by the Senior Director, Maintenance, Operations and Facilities.  Total fee not to exceed $11,478, to be paid from the GO Bond Fund Budget.

  4. West Shield Adolescent Services to provide transportation for students, as scheduled by the Assistant Superintendent, Special Education.  Total fee not to exceed $5,000, to be paid from the Special Education Budget.

  5. Goodwill Industries of Orange County to provide a sign language interpreter for students who are hearing impaired, as scheduled by the Assistant Superintendent, Special Education.  Total fee not to exceed $2,000, to be paid from the Special Education budget.

  6. CompuDirect 3000, Inc., to provide laptop device repair services, as scheduled by the Senior Director, Information Technology. Total fee not to exceed $84,000, to be paid from the IT Budget.

  7. Computer Guys of Orange County to provide iPad device repair services, as scheduled by the Senior Director, Information Technology. Total fee not to exceed $84,000, to be paid by the IT Budget.

  8. Momentum in Teaching, LLC to provide professional development sessions for elementary teachers, site administrators, and District office staff to support the shifts of CCSS and reading/writing instruction through a Balance Literacy approach, as scheduled by the Director, Elementary Education. Total fee not to exceed $1,000, to be paid from the Cotsen Grant Budget.

  9. John Yeiser to provide multicultural music sessions for students, as scheduled by the Principal, Hicks Canyon Elementary School. Total fee not to exceed $1,200, to be paid from the TPSF Grant Budget.

         
d. CONTRACTS WITH CERTIFIED NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS/AGENCIES FOR 2014-15      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify one individual contract with certified nonpublic schools/agencies to provide special education and related services for the students listed; various compliance, IEP and mediation reimbursements; and authorize the Chief Financial Officer to execute the necessary contracts.

         
e. AUTHORIZE SIGNATURES FOR CERTAIN TUSTIN SUPPORT SERVICES DOCUMENTS - RESOLUTION NO. 12-51-14      (V)  (C)  
 

Adopt Resolution No. 12-51-14, authorizing the signatures of the Clerk of the Board of Education and the following employees for payroll orders, District orders, warrants, and warrant registers:

Clerk, Board of Education
Gregory A. Franklin, Ed.D., Superintendent
Anthony Soria, Chief Financial Officer
Diana Valdillez, Senior Director, Business Services
Joslyn Crawford, Director, Fiscal Services

         
f. RESOLUTION NO. 12-52-14 - CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT AMENDMENT NO. 1      (C)  
 

Adopt Resolution No. 12-52-14 accepting Amendment No. 1 to the Child Development Program Agreement for general child care and development programs for the 2014-15 school year, renewable on an annual basis based on performance of the child care services.

         
g. RENEWAL OF CONTRACT WITH AETNA FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, LONG TERM DISABILITY, AND LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS      (C)  
 

Approve the contract with Aetna, to provide medical, dental, long-term disability, and life insurance benefits from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, for all eligible employees and dependents; and authorize the Chief Financial Officer, to sign the necessary contract documents.

         
h. RENEWAL OF CONTRACT FOR MEDICAL EYE SERVICES (MES)      (C)  
 

Approve the contract with Medical Eye Services (MES) to provide employee group vision care from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015, for an estimated annual premium of $205,000; and authorize the Chief Financial Officer, to sign the necessary contract documents.

Unfold XIV.  PERSONNEL CONSENT ITEMS AND REPORTS   
         
a. CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL REPORT      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify the Certificated Personnel Report.

         
b. CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL REPORT      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify the Classified Personnel Report.

Unfold XV.  PUPIL PERSONNEL   
         
a. STUDENT NUMBER 2014-15-06      (V)  
 

Approve the stipulated expulsion with conditions from all schools and programs of the District October 30, 2014, through June 18, 2015.
 

         
b. STUDENT NUMBER 2014-15-07      (V)  
 

Approve the stipulated expulsion with conditions from all schools and programs of the District November 4, 2014, through June 18, 2015.
 

         
c. STUDENT NUMBER 2014-15-08      (V)  
 

Approve the stipulated expulsion with conditions from all schools and programs of the District November 13, 2014, through June 18, 2015.
 

         
d. STUDENT NUMBER 2014-15-09      (V)  
 

Approve the stipulated expulsion with conditions from all schools and programs of the District November 14, 2014, through June 18, 2015.
 

XVI.  BOARD MEMBERS' COMMENTS   
XVII.  RETURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NECESSARY)   
Unfold XVIII.  ADJOURNMENT   
         
a. Move to adjourn the meeting in memory of Gary Oustad, Interim Chief Professional Officer, Boys and Girls Clubs of Tustin.         (V)  

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