Board of Education Meeting
Serna Center Community Rooms

Board of Education Meeting

4:30 p.m. Closed Session
6:00 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 54957.6 (a) and (b) Negotiations/Collective Bargaining SCTA, SEIU, TCS, Teamsters, UPE, Non-Represented/Confidential Management (District Representative Cancy McArn)

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. 2018060844)

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

c) Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(4) of Government Code section 54956.9 (One Potential Case)

3.3 Government Code 54957 – Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment

3.4 Government Code 54957 – Public Employee Performance Evaluation:

Title: Superintendent

3.5 Education Code Section 35146 – The Board will hear staff recommendations on the following student expulsion(s):

a) Expulsion #3, 2018-19

4.0 CALL BACK TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.1 Broadcast Statement (Student Member Halbo)

4.2 The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Lesly Baez Vargas, 6th grade student at Pony Express.
• Presentation of Certificate by Vice President Woo

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.  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.

8.0 PUBLIC HEARING

8.1 Hearing and Adoption of the District’s Initial Proposals Regarding Certificated Unit Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2019-2022 (Cancy McArn)

8.2 Hearing and Adoption of the District’s Initial Proposals Regarding United Professional Educators (UPE) Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2019-2022 (Cancy McArn)

8.3 Hearing and Adoption of the District’s Initial Proposals Regarding Service Employees International Union, Local 1021 (SEIU) Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2019-2020 Re-Openers (Cancy McArn)

8.4 Hearing and Adoption of District’s Initial Proposals Regarding Teamsters Union, Local 150 (Teamsters) Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2019-2020 Re-Openers (Cancy McArn)

8.5 Hearing and Adoption of the District’s Initial Proposals Regarding Teamsters Classified Supervisors (TCS) Collective Bargaining Agreement Negotiations for 2019-2020 Re-Openers (Cancy McArn)

9.0 BOARD WORKSHOP/STRATEGIC PLAN AND OTHER INITIATIVES

9.1 Early Identification and Intervention System (EIIS): First Steps in Implementation (Doug Huscher, Victoria Flores, Jennifer Kretschman, Christina Espinoza, Danny Rolleri and Ashley Clark)

9.2 African American Achievement Update (Vincent Harris)

9.3 Special Education Update (Dr. Iris Taylor and Becky Bryant)

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 (Dr. John Quinto)

10.1b Approve Personnel Transactions 11/15/18 (Cancy McArn)

10.1c Approve Business and Financial Report: Warrants, Checks and Electronic Transfers Issued for the Period of October 2018 (Dr. John Quinto)

10.1d Approve Donations to the District for the Period of October 1-31, 2018 (Dr. John Quinto)

10.1e Approve SchoolsFirst as Third Party Administrator for the District’s 403b and 457 Plans (Dr. John Quinto)

10.1f Approve Revisions to Board Policy 1312.3, Uniform Complaint Procedures (Cancy McArn)

10.1g Approve Adoption of Instructional Materials for Waldorf Schools (Dr. Iris Taylor and Matt Turkie)

10.1h Approve C.K. McClatchy High School Field Trip to Sandy, Utah November 29 to December 2, 2018 (Dr. Iris Taylor and Chad Sweitzer)

10.1i Approve Staff Recommendation for Expulsion #3, 2018-19 (Doug Huscher and Stephan Brown)

10.1j Approve Resetting Regular Board Meeting Date from December 20 to December 13, 2018 (Jorge A. Aguilar)

10.1k Approve December 13, 2018 as the Board of Education Annual Organizational Meeting Subject to Approval of Item 10.1j (General Counsel)

10.1l Approve Minutes of the November 6, 2018 Board of Education Meeting (Jorge A. Aguilar)

11.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS

11.1 Business and Financial Information:

• Purchase Order Board Report for the Period of August 15, 2018 through September 14, 2018

11.2 Monthly Suspension Report – October 2018

12.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS

December 6, 2018, 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session,Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting

December 13, 2018, 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Annual Organizational Meeting

13.0 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 less than 72 hours in advance of the meeting and relating to an open session item are available for public inspection at 5735 47th Avenue at the Front Desk Counter and on the District’s website at www.scusd.edu 

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