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Previous MeetingJanuary 12, 2015 04:30 PM
BOARD OF EDUCATION - REGULAR MEETING
Tustin Unified School District
300 South C Street, Tustin, CA 92780

 

  
Preliminary Information

4:15 p.m. AGENDA ONLINE WORKSHOP / 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     
II.  WORKSHOP - CSBA ONLINE AGENDA   
Unfold III.  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.

  • Pupil Personnel (Stipulated Expulsions)
  • 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 IV.  OPEN SESSION   
         
a. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag     
         
b. Reporting Out of Closed Session Action     
         
c. Board Recognition - Recognition of students, staff and community members for their achievements or service to the Tustin Unified School District     
         
d. Superintendent's Report     
         
e. Student Board Representatives Reports     
         
f. Student Board Report - Kishanee Haththotuwegama     
Unfold V.  STAFF PRESENTATION AND INFORMATION   
         
a. Staff Response to Public Comments     
         
b. TUSD Connect Bright Spots     
Unfold VI.  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 VII.  DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS   
         
a. BOARD POLICY NO. 5116.1, INTRADISTRICT OPEN ENROLLMENT—ANNUAL REVIEW      (D)  (V)  
 

Receive for annual review and/or adopt Board Policy No. 5116.1, Intradistrict Open Enrollment.
 

         
b. BOARD POLICY NO. 5117, INTERDISTRICT ATTENDANCE AGREEMENT—ANNUAL REVIEW      (D)  (V)  
 

Receive for annual review and/or adopt Board Policy No. 5117, Interdistrict Attendance Agreement.
 

         
c. BOARD POLICY NO. 6145, EXTRACURRICULAR AND COCURRICULAR ACTIVITIES—ANNUAL REVIEW      (D)  (V)  
 

Receive for annual review and/or adopt Board Policy No. 6145, Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities.
 

         
d. SCHOOL SITE CAPACITIES 2015-16      (D)  (V)  
 

Approve the elementary, middle, and high school sites capacities for the 2015-16 school year.

         
e. RESOLUTION NO. 01-02-15 OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE TUSTIN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF TUSTIN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT - GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 2008-1 OF THE TUSTIN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, 2008 ELECTION, SERIES D, IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY MILLION DOLLARS ($20,000,000); PRESCRIBING THE TERMS OF THE BONDS AND THEIR SALE; APPROVING FORMS OF BONDS; APPROVING BIDDING DOCUMENTS AND SALE PROCESS; DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OR DESIGNEE TO AWARD THE SALE THEREOF; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FOR THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS AND AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS; MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS AND DETERMINATIONS; RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 11-50-15 AND TAKING RELATED ACTIONS      (D)  (V)  
 

Adopt Resolution No. 01-02-15 of the Board of Education of the Tustin Unified School District providing for the issuance of Tustin Unified School District - General Obligation Bonds of School Facilities Improvement District No. 2008-1 of the Tustin Unified School District, 2008 Election, Series D, in the principal amount of not to exceed twenty million dollars ($20,000,000); prescribing the terms of the bonds and their sale; approving forms of bonds; approving bidding documents and sale process; delegation of authority to the Superintendent or Designee to award the sale thereof; authorizing the execution and delivery of an Official Statement for the bonds; authorizing execution of  certain documents and agreements in connection with the issuance of such bonds; making certain findings and determinations; rescinding Resolution No. 11-50-15 and taking related actions.



         
f. REVIEW OF 2013-14 ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT AND MEASURE L AND MEASURE S GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND REPORTS      (D)  (V)  
 

Review the 2013-14 financial audit and the Measure L and Measure S General Obligation Bonds financial and performance audit reports, as submitted by Nigro & Nigro, PC.

Unfold VIII.  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 IX.  GENERAL FUNCTION CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. APPROVAL OF MINUTES     
 

Approve the minutes of the Organizational/Regular Board Meeting of December 8, 2014.

         
b. DATE CHANGE - 2014-15 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING      (C)  
 

Approve the date change of the Board Meeting on Monday, March 9, 2015, 6 p.m., to Monday, March 23, 2015, 6 p.m.

         
c. 2015-16 BOARD MEETING DATES      (C)  
 

Approve the Regular Board Meeting and Study Session dates for 2015-16:

Regular Meetings, 6 p.m.

Study Sessions, 3:30 p.m.

July 6, 2015

September 28, 2015

August 24, 2015

October 26, 2015

September 14, 2015

January 25, 2016

October 12, 2015

February 29, 2016

November 9, 2015

March 28, 2016

December 14, 2015

June 27, 2016

January 11, 2016

 

February 8, 2016

 

March 14, 2016

 

April 18, 2016

 

May 23, 2016

 

June 13, 2016

 

 

         
d. RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP - CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF SUBURBAN SCHOOL DISTRICTS      (C)  
 

Approve annual renewal of membership in the California Association of Suburban School Districts from January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015, in the amount of $3,000.

         
e. GIFTS/DONATIONS      (C)  
  Accept gifts from Cox Communications, Bank of America Charitable Foundation/Kushal Bhakta, Walmart Foundation Volunteerism Always Pays Program/Nelson Ortiz, and Phillips 66 Company/Mr. & Mrs. Erik Tran, and an anonymous donor; and send appropriate letters of appreciation.
Unfold X.  EDUCATIONAL CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. WILLIAMS LITIGATION SETTLEMENT QUARTERLY REPORT      (C)  
 

Approve the Quarter #2 Report, October 1 to December 31, 2014, regarding uniform complaints as a result of the Williams Litigation Settlement; and authorize the Superintendent/designee to sign the necessary documents.
 

         
b. TRIP TRAVEL REQUEST – COLUMBUS TUSTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL: MARCH 30 – APRIL 1, 2015      (C)  
 

Approve the trip travel request for Columbus Tustin Middle School eighth-grade magnet program students to travel to Idyllwild, California, to participate in Astro Camp, March 30 – April 1, 2015. All procedural requirements of the District have been met.
 

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

Approve/ratify purchase orders listed: I87C0096-I87Z0563.

         
b. WARRANTS      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify warrants listed:  General Fund Nos. 107411-108005; Adult Education Fund Nos. 107490-107918; Child Development Fund Nos. 107426-107743; Cafeteria Fund Nos. 107427-107987; Deferred Maintenance Fund Nos. 107520-107988; GOB SFID Series C Fund Nos. 107430-107992;  BLDG SFID 2012-1 Fund Nos. 107553-107996; School Facilities Fund Nos. 107435-107997; and CFD No. 88-1 Series C Fund Nos. B279-B281.

         
c. CONSULTANT SERVICES AND OTHERS      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify employment of the following consultants:

  1. Addendum to Professional Services Industries, Inc. (PSI) agreement 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 additional fee not to exceed $4,667.30, to be paid from the GO Bond Fund Budget.

  2. Waldron and Associates, Inc., to provide appraisal review services for the Heritage School site, as scheduled by the Chief Financial Officer.  Total fee not to exceed $7,225, to be paid from the General Fund Budget.

  3. Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Razzle Dazzle Boom All That Trash) to provide a Razzle Bam Boom Recycling Assembly, as scheduled by the Principal, Hicks Canyon Elementary School.  Total fee not to exceed $1,255, to be paid from the TPSF Grant Budget.

  4. University Training Center to provide training for Kindergarten Readiness staff in CPR/First Aid for children, as scheduled by the School Readiness Coordinator.  Total fee not to exceed $1,650, to be paid from the Prekindergarten Family Literacy and School Readiness II budgets.

  5. Addendum to Elizabeth Wade's agreement to provide physical therapy and other services for students, as scheduled by the Assistant Superintendent, Special Education.  Total additional fee not to exceed $13,770, to be paid from the Special Education Budget.

         
d. SUNDAY USE OF FACILITIES      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify Sunday use of facilities as follows:

  1. Beswick Elementary School multipurpose room, library and one classroom by Devotional Associates of Yogeshwar from January 4 to June 28, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., for educational studies (ratify).

  2. Estock Elementary School multipurpose room by St. Stephen’s Anglican Church from January 4 to June 28, 2015, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., for church services (ratify).

  3. Orchard Hills School multipurpose room and five classrooms by Vision City Church from January 4 to June 28, 2015, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., for church services (ratify).

     

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

Approve/ratify one master contract and two individual contracts with certified non public schools/agencies for 2014-15 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.

         
f. AMENDMENT NO. 1 - ARNOLD O. BECKMAN HIGH SCHOOL TWO STORY BUILDING ADDITION      (C)  
 

Approve/ratify Amendment No. 1 to Balfour Beatty Construction Lease-Leaseback construction agreement for the Arnold O. Beckman High School two story building addition in the amount of $365,085; extend the agreement to August 31, 2015; and authorize the Chief Financial Officer to sign the necessary contract documents.

         
g. RESOLUTION NO. 01-01-15 - RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH FUND 49 CAPITAL PROJECTS FOR BLENDED COMPONENTS AND FUND 52 DEBT SERVICE FOR BLENDED COMPONENT UNITS – CFD 14-1      (C)  
 

Adopt Resolution No. 01-01-15 to establish Fund 49 Capital Projects for Blended Component Units and Fund 52 Debt Service for Blended Component Units (CFD 14-1).

Unfold XII.  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.

         
c. CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, PHYSICAL THERAPY AFFILIATION AGREEMENT      (C)  
 

Approve the Chapman University, Physical Therapy Affiliation Agreement, effective February 1, 2015, and to remain in effect through June 30, 2017.

         
d. CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL COUNSELING SUPERVISED UNPAID FIELDWORK AGREEMENT     
 

Approve the School Counseling Supervised Unpaid Fieldwork Program with Chapman University, effective January 13, 2015, and to continue in effect until June 30, 2018.

Unfold XIII.  PUPIL PERSONNEL   
         
a. STUDENT NUMBER 2014-15-10      (V)  
 

Approve the stipulated expulsion with conditions from all schools and programs of the District December 1, 2014, through June 18, 2015.

         
b. STUDENT NUMBER 2014-15-11      (V)  
 

Approve the stipulated expulsion with conditions from all schools and programs of the District December 8, 2014, through June 18, 2015.

XIV.  BOARD MEMBERS' COMMENTS   
XV.  RETURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NECESSARY)   
Unfold XVI.  ADJOURNMENT   
         
a. Move to adjourn the meeting.      (V)  

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