Board of Education Meeting
Serna Center Community Rooms
4:30 p.m. Closed Session
6:00 p.m. Open Session
1.0 OPEN SESSION / CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL
2.0 ANNOUNCEMENT AND PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION
3.0 CLOSED SESSION
While the Brown Act creates broad public access rights to the meetings of the Board of Education, it also recognizes the legitimate need to conduct some of its meetings outside of the public eye. Closed session meetings are specifically defined and limited in scope. They primarily involve personnel issues, pending litigation, labor negotiations, and real property matters.
3.1 Government Code 54957.6 (a) and (b) Negotiations/Collective Bargaining SCTA, SEIU, Non-Represented/Confidential Management, TCS, Teamsters, UPE
3.2 Government Code 54956.9 Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation:
a) Existing litigation pursuant to subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54956.9 (OAH Case No. 2017090138 and OAH Case No. 2017090969)
b) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(2) of Government Code section 54956.9
c) Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(4) of Government Code section 54956.9
3.3 Government Code 54957 – Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment
3.4 Education Code Section 35146 – The Board will hear staff recommendations on the following student expulsions:
a) Expulsion #12, 2017-18
4.0 CALL BACK TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4.1 Broadcast Statement (Student Member Nguyen)
4.2 The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Sutter Middle School’s Girls’ Basketball Team
• Presentation of Certificate by Member Cochrane
5.0 ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
6.0 AGENDA ADOPTION
7.0 SPECIAL PRESENTATION
8.0 PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the public may address the Board on non-agenda items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. Please fill out a yellow card available at the entrance. Speakers may be called in the order that requests are received, or grouped by subject area. We ask that comments are limited to two (2) minutes with no more than 15 minutes per single topic so that as many people as possible may be heard. By law, the Board is allowed to take action only on items on the agenda. The Board may, at its discretion, refer a matter to District staff or calendar the issue for future discussion.
9.0 BOARD WORKSHOP/STRATEGIC PLAN AND OTHER INITIATIVES
10.0 CONSENT AGENDA
Generally routine items are approved by one motion without discussion. The Superintendent or a Board member may request an item be pulled from the consent agenda and voted upon separately.
10.1 Items Subject or Not Subject to Closed Session:
10.1a Approve Grants, Entitlements and Other Income Agreements, Ratification of Other Agreements, Approval of Bid Awards, Approval of Declared Surplus Materials and Equipment, Change Notices and Notices of Completion (Gerardo Castillo, CPA)
11.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS
12.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS
• April 5, 2018 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting
• April 19, 2018 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting
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Watch the Meeting
This meeting of the Sacramento City School Board is being videotaped in its entirety and will be cablecast without interruption on Metro Cable 14, the government affairs channel on the Comcast and SureWest Cable Systems.