Board of Education Meeting
Serna Center Community Rooms

Board of Education Meeting

5:00 p.m. Closed Session
6:30 p.m. Open Session

Agenda

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 54956.9 – Conference with Legal Counsel:

a) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(2) of Government Code section 54956.9 (One Potential Case)

b) Existing litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(1) of Government Code section 54956.9 (OAH Case No. 2023120695)

 3.2 Government Code 54957.6 (a) and (b) Negotiations/Collective Bargaining SCTA SEIU, TCS, Teamsters, UPE, Non-Represented/Confidential Management (Cancy McArn)

3.3 Government Code 54957 – Public Employee

Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Complaint

3.4 Government Code 54957.6(a) and (b) Negotiations/Conference with Labor Negotiator, Non-Represented Employee:  Superintendent (District Representative:  Board President)

3.5 Government Code 54957—Public Employee Appointment

(a) Deputy Superintendent

4.0 CALL BACK TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.1 The Pledge of Allegiance

4.2 Broadcast Statement

4.3 Stellar Student introduced by Board Member Christina Pritchett

5.0 ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

6.0 AGENDA ADOPTION

7.0 PUBLIC COMMENT             

Members of the public may address the Board on non-agenda items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board.  Public comment may be (1) emailed to publiccomment@scusd.edu; (2) submitted in writing through the district’s website at https://www.scusd.edu/submit-public-comment; or (3) provided in-person at the meeting.  The submission deadline for written public comments shall be no later than noon on the day of the meeting.  If you intend to address the Board in-person, 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.   

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENT

8.0 COMMUNICATIONS

8.1 Employee Organization Reports: 

  • SCTA
  • SEIU
  • TCS
  • Teamsters
  • UPE

8.2 District Advisory Committees:

  • Student Advisory Council
  • Community Advisory Committee
  • District English Learner Advisory Committee
  • Local Control Accountability Plan/Parent Advisory Committee
  • Black/African American Advisory Board
  • Community Schools Advisory Committee
  • American Indian Education Program Parent Committee

9.0 SPECIAL PRESENTATION

9.1 Approve Superintendent Agreement for Lisa Allen (Board President Lavinia Phillips) 

9.2 Recognition of Heroes of the Arts Awards (CJ DeAngelus)

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9.3 Approve Resolution No. 3398: Recognition of April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month (Board Member Christina Pritchett)

9.4 Summer Matters 2024 Academics and Enrichment (Shannon Pella, Neng Her, Manpreet Kaur, & Dr. Leslie Hernandez)

PPT

9.5 Special Education Updates (Krystal Thomas & Geovanni Linares)

PPT

9.6 Earth Day Recognition and Sustainability Update (Chamberlain Segrest)

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9.7 Pacific Elementary Design and Construction Update (Chris Ralston)

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9.8 Potential Project List for Future Bond Ballot Language (Chris Ralston)

PPT

10.0 PUBLIC HEARING

10.1 Public Hearing for Resolution No. 3397 Resolution to Convey Utility Easement Entitlements to the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District for the PS7 School Project (Ben Wangberg)

11.0 COMMUNICATIONS

11.1 Student Member Report (Liliana Miller Segura)

11.2 President’s Report (Lavinia Phillips)

11.3 Information Sharing by Board Members

12.0 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.

12.1 Items Subject or Not Subject to Closed Session:

12.1a 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 (Janea Marking)

12.1b Approve Personnel Transactions (Cancy McArn)

12.1c Approve Warrants, Checks and Electronic Transfers issued for the Period of February 1-29, 2024 (Janea Marking)          

12.1d Approve Donations to the District for the Period of February 1-29, 2024 (Janea Marking)

12.1e Approve Purchase Order Board Report for the Period of February 15, 2024, through March 14, 2024 (Janea Marking)

12.1f Approve Head Start/Early Head Start 5 Year Grant for Year 1: 2024-2025 (Dr. E’Leva Gibson)

12.1g Approve Visual and Performing Arts Proposition 28 Budget Expenditure (CJ DeAngelus)

12.1h Approve Resolution No. 3397 Resolution to Convey Utility Easement Entitlements to the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District for the PS7 Elementary (Ben Wangberg)

12.1i Approval of Unauthorized Vendor Payments (Janea Marking)

12.1j Approve Resolution No. 3399:  Resolution Regarding Board Stipends (Lisa Allen)

13.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS

13.1 Business and Financial Information: Enrollment and Attendance Report, Month 6, Ending Friday, February 23, 2024 (Janea Marking) 

14.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS

  • May 2, 2024, 5:00 p.m. Closed Session, 6:30 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting
  • May 16, 2024, 5:00 p.m. Closed Session, 6:30 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting

15.0 ADJOURNMENT

NOTE:  The Sacramento City Unified School District encourages those with disabilities to participate fully in the public meeting process.  If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the public meeting, please contact the Board of Education Office at (916) 643-9314 at least 48 hours before the scheduled Board of Education meeting so that we may make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.  [Government Code § 54953.2; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, § 202 (42 U.S.C. §12132)]   Any public records distributed to the Board of Education relating to an open session item will be available for public inspection at the Serna Center, at 5735 47th Avenue, Sacramento, during normal business hours or on the District’s website at www.scusd.edu.

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