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 54956.9 – Conference with Legal Counsel:

a) Existing litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(1) of Government Code section 54956.9 (OAH Case No. 2019100511)

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)

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

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

a) Expulsion #4, 2019-20

b) Expulsion #5, 2019-20

3.4 Education Code 54957 – Public Employee Appointment

a) Chief Communications Officer

4.0 CALL BACK TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.1 The Pledge of Allegiance

4.2 Broadcast Statement (Student Member Ang-Olson)

4.3 Stellar Student Recognition

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 COMMUNICATIONS

8.1 Employee Organization Reports:  SCTA, SEIU, TCS, Teamsters, and UPE

8.2 District Parent Advisory Committees:  Community Advisory Committee, District English Learner Advisory Committee, and Local Control Accountability Plan/Parent Advisory Committee

8.3 Superintendent’s Report (Jorge A. Aguilar)

8.4 President’s Report (Jessie Ryan)

8.5 Student Member Report (Olivia Ang-Olson)

8.6 Information Sharing By Board Members

9.0 BOARD WORKSHOP/STRATEGIC PLAN AND OTHER INITIATIVES

9.1 Special Education Update (Christine Baeta, Judy Elliot, and Becky Bryant)

PowerPoint

9.2 Approve Addendum to Superintendent Employment Agreement to Extend Term (Jessie Ryan)

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.

10.1a 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 (Rose Ramos)

10.1b Approve Personnel Transactions (Cancy McArn)

10.1c Approve Business and Financial Report:  Warrants, Checks, and Electronic Transfers Issued for the Period of December 2019 (Rose Ramos)

10.1d Approve Mandatory Reporting to the Sacramento County Office of Education – Uniform Complaints Regarding the Williams Settlement Processed for the Period of October 2019 through December 2019  (Cancy McArn)

10.1e Approve Donations for the Period of December 1-31, 2019 (Rose Ramos)

10.1f Approve Annual Adjustment of Bid Threshold per Public Contract Code §20111 (Rose Ramos)

10.1g Approve West Campus High School Debate Team Field Trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, January 31 to February 3, 2020 (Chad Sweitzer and Christine Baeta)

10.1h Approve C. K. McClatchy High School Debate Team Field Trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, January 31 to February 3, 2020 (Chad Sweitzer and Christine Baeta)

10.1i Approve Rosemont High School Debate Team Field Trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, January 31 to February 3, 2020 (Chad Sweitzer and Christine Baeta)

10.1j Approve Staff Recommendations for Expulsion #4, 2019-20, and Expulsion #5, 2019-20, as Determined by the Board (Stephan Brown)

11.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS

11.1 Business and Financial Information:  Enrollment and Attendance Report for Month 3 Ending November 15, 2019 and Purchase Order Board Report for the Period of November 15, 2019, through December 14, 2019 (Rose Ramos)

12.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS

February 6, 2020 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting

February 20, 2020, 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop 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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