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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC ATTENDANCE BY LIVESTREAM

 Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting may do so by livestream at:  https://www.scusd.edu/post/watch-meeting-live.  No physical location of the meeting will be provided to the public.

2.0 ANNOUNCEMENT AND PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED IN CLOSED SESSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT AND DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 

Public comment may be (1) emailed to publiccomment@scusd.edu; (2) submitted in writing, identifying the matter number and the name of the public member at the URL  https://tinyurl.com/SCUSDcommentJanuary14 or (3) using the same URL, submitting a request for oral comment only when the matter is called, instead of written comment.  Regardless of the method by which public comment is submitted, the submission deadline for closed and open session items shall be no later than noon, January 14.  Individual written public comment shall be no more than two minutes in length on each agenda or nonagenda item.  The Board shall limit the total time for public comment on each agenda or nonagenda item, including communications and organizational reports, to 15 minutes in length.  With Board consent, the President may increase or decrease the length of time allowed for public comment, depending on the topic and the number of written public comments.

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 54959.9 (SCUSD v. Workday and Sierra-Cedar – Case No. STK-CV-UBC-2019-0007274

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 SCTA, SEIU, TCS, Teamsters, UPE, Non-Represented/Confidential Management (District Representative Pam Manwiller)

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

3.4 Education Code 35146 – The Board will hear staff recommendations on the following student expulsion re-entry:

a) Expulsion #7, 2019-20

4.0 CALL BACK TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.1 The Pledge of Allegiance

4.2 Broadcast Statement

4.3  Stellar Student – Raelynne O’Bray, a Sixth Grade student from Harkness Elementary School

5.0 ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

6.0 AGENDA ADOPTION

7.0 SPECIAL PRESENTATION

7.1 Update on the Adopted Conditions of Readiness for the Re-opening of School (Various Departments)

PowerPoint

7.2 Human Trafficking Awareness Month (President Christina Pritchett)

Res. No. 3179 – included 1-11-21

7.3 State and Federal Budget Overview (Rose Ramos)

PowerPoint

8.0 Public Comment

Public comment may be (1) emailed to publiccomment@scusd.edu; (2) submitted in writing, identifying the matter number and the name of the public member at the URL https://tinyurl.com/SCUSDcommentJanuary14 or (3) using the same URL, submitting a request for oral comment only when the matter is called, instead of written comment.  Regardless of the method by which public comment is submitted, the submission deadline shall be no later than noon, January 14 for any agenda item.  Individual written public comment shall be no more than two minutes in length on each agenda or nonagenda item.   The Board shall limit the total time for public comment on each agenda or nonagenda item to 15 minutes in length.  With Board consent, the President may increase or decrease the length of time allowed for public comment.  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 Communications

9.1 Employee Organization Reports:  SCTA, SEIU, TCS, Teamsters, UPE

9.2 District Advisory Committees:  Community Advisory Committee; District English Learner Advisory Committee; Local Control Accountability Plan/Parent Advisory Committee; Student Advisory Council

9.3 Superintendent’s Report (Jorge A. Aguilar)

9.4 President’s Report (Christina Pritchett)

9.5 Student Member Report (Isa Sheikh)

9.6 Information Sharing By Board Members

10.0 PUBLIC HEARINGS

10.1 Public Hearing:  California Montessori Project (Jesse Ramos and Vincent Harris)

PowerPoint

10.2 Public Hearing:  Capitol Collegiate Academy (Jesse Ramos and Vincent Harris)

Updated Executive Summary – posted 1-14-21

PowerPoint

10.3 Public Hearing:  First Reading of Proposed Board Policy 4033, Lactation Accommodation (Raoul Bozio)

PowerPoint (combined with Item 10.4)

10.4 Public Hearing:  First Reading of Revised Board Policy 6173, Education for Homeless Children (Raoul Bozio)

11.0 CONSENT AGENDA

11.1a) 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 F. Ramos)

11.1b) Approve Amendment to Leataata Floyd Elementary School Farm and Community Garden Project Agreement (Rose Ramos)

11.1c) Approve Personnel Transactions (Cancy McArn)

11.1d) Approve Mandatory Reporting to the Sacramento County Office of Education – Uniform Complaints Regarding the Williams Settlement Processed for the Period of October 2020 through December 2020 (Cancy McArn)

11.1e) Approve Staff Recommendations for Expulsion Re-Entry of Expulsions #7, 2019-20, as Determined by the Board (Doug Huscher and Stephan Brown)

11.1f) Approve Minutes of the December 10, 2020, Board of Education Meeting (Jorge A. Aguilar)

11.1g) Approve Annual Adjustment to Bid Threshold per Public Contract Code §20111 (Rose Ramos and Jessica Sulli)

11.1h) Approve Donations to the District for the Period of December 1-31, 2020 (Rose Ramos)

11.1i) Approve Business and Financial Report:  Warrants, Checks, and Electronic Transfers for the Period of December 2020 (Rose Ramos)

11.1j) Approve Minutes of the December 17, 2020, Board of Education Meeting (Jorge A. Aguilar)

12.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS

12.1 Enrollment and Attendance Report, Month 3; Purchase Order Board Report for the Period of November 15, 2020, through December 14, 2020 (Rose Ramos)

13.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS

February 4, 2021 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting

February 18, 2021 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting

14.0 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 will be available on the District’s website at www.scusd.edu

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