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 (Four Potential Cases)

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- Public Employee Appointment

a) Approve – Assistant Superintendent, Facility Support Services

 b) Approve – Principal, Father Keith B. Kenny

3.5 Government Code Section 54957—Public Employee Employment

(Positions: Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent)

3.6 Government Code Section 54957—Public Employee Performance Evaluation—Interim

Superintendent, Interim 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 Jasjit Singh

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.  

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
  • Native American Parent Committee

9.0 SPECIAL PRESENTATION

9.1 Actualizing English Learner Reclassification: Success and Opportunities for Emergent Bilingual Students in SCUSD (Dr. Olga Simms)

10.0 PUBLIC HEARING

10.1 Public Hearing: AB 1200 Public Disclosure and Approval of MOU between SCUSD and SCTA (Janea Marking)

11.0 BOARD WORKSHOP/STRATEGIC INITIATIVE

11.1 Independent Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2023, Submitted by Crowe LLP (Janea Marking)

11.2 2023-24 Second Interim Financial Report (Janea Marking)

11.3 Early Learning and Care Update (Dr. E’leva Gibson)

12.0 COMMUNICATIONS

12.1 Superintendent’s Report (Lisa Allen)                                               

12.2 President’s Report (Lavinia Grace Phillips)

12.3 Student Member Report (Liliana Miller Segura)

12.4 Information Sharing by Board Members

13.0 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.

13.1 Items Subject or Not Subject to Closed Session:

13.1a 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)

13.1b Approve Personnel Transactions (Cancy McArn)

13.1c Approve Donations to the District (Janea Marking)

13.1d Approve Resolution No. 3389 Declaring Futility of Competitive Bidding for Procurement of Electronic Billboard and Transit Shelter Marketing from Clear Channel Outdoor and Authorize Purchase of Electronic Billboard and Transit Shelter Marketing from Clear Channel in the amount of $152,826.56 (Janea Marking)

13.1e Approve Minutes for the January 18, 2024 Regular Board of Education Meeting (Lisa Allen)

13.1f Approve Minutes for the February 1, 2024 Regular Board of Education Meeting (Lisa Allen) 

13.1g Approve Albert Einstein field trip to Washington DC and New York City from March 20-25, 2024 (Lisa Allen)

13.1h Approve John F. Kennedy field trip to New Orleans, LA April 4, 2024 (Lisa Allen)

13.1i Approve Miwok Middle field trip to Washington, D.C March 21, 2024 (Lisa Allen) 

13.1j Resolution No. 3390 Authorizing to Accept Termination of Leases and Quit Claim Deed for the Hiram Johnson High School Stadium Lighting / Bleachers / Concession Restroom Buildings Project (Janea Marking)

14.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS               

14.1 Sacramento County Annual Investment Policy of the Pooled Investment Fund – Calendar Year 2024 (Janea Marking)

15.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS

  • March 21, 2024, 5:00 p.m. Closed Session, 6:30 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting
  • April 4, 2024, 5:00 p.m. Closed Session, 6:30 p.m. Open Session, Serna Center, 5735 47th Avenue, Community Room, Regular Workshop Meeting

16.0 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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