Board of Education Meeting
Serna Center Community Rooms

Board of Education Meeting

4:30 p.m. Closed Session
6:30 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/BoardMeetingOct21; or (3) using the same URL, submitting a request for oral comment only when the matter is called, instead of written comment.  Individual public comment shall be presented to the Board orally for no more than two minutes, or other time determined by the Board on each agenda item. Public comments submitted in writing will not be read aloud, but will be provided to the Board in advance of the meeting and posted on the District’s website.  The Board shall allow a reasonable time for public comment on each agenda item, not to exceed 15 minutes in length, including communications and organizational reports.  With Board consent, the President may increase or decrease the length of time allowed for public comment, depending on the agenda item and the number of public comments. Speakers will be called sequentially until there is no speaker coming forward on the agenda item or the amount of time allocated for the agenda item has elapsed, whichever occurs first.

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 (Two Potential Cases)

b) Existing litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(1) of Government Code section 54956.9 (OAH Case No. 2021080717, OAH Case No. 2021080635, and OAH Case No. 2021090120)

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 Government Code 54957 – Public Employee Appointment

a) Principal, Will C. Wood Middle School

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

a) Expulsion #1, 2021-22

b) Expulsion #2, 2021-22

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

3.7 Government Code 54956.8—Conference with Real Property Negotiators:

Property:  Old Marshall; Agency Negotiator:  Superintendent or designee; Negotiating Parties:  SCUSD and Mogavardis; Under Negotiation:  Price and Terms

4.0 CALL BACK TO ORDER/PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.1 The Pledge of Allegiance

4.2 Broadcast Statement

4.3 Stellar Student – Jaylene Burton, an 8th Grade student from Albert Einstein Middle School to be introduced by President Pritchett

5.0 ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

6.0 AGENDA ADOPTION

7.0 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/BoardMeetingOct21; or (3) using the same URL, submitting a request for oral comment only when the matter is called, instead of written comment.  Individual public comment shall be presented to the Board orally for no more than two minutes or other time determined by the Board, on each agenda item. Public comments submitted in writing will not be read aloud, but will be provided to the Board in advance of the meeting and posted on the District’s website.  The Board shall allow a reasonable time for public comment on each agenda item, not to exceed 15 minutes in length, including communications and organizational reports.  With Board consent, the President may increase or decrease the length of time allowed for public comment, depending on the agenda item and the number of public comments. Speakers will be called sequentially until there is no speaker coming forward on the agenda item or the amount of time allocated for the agenda item has elapsed, whichever occurs first.

8.0 SPECIAL PRESENTATION

8.1 Resolution No. 3234:  Recognition of National School Bus Safety Week, October 18 – 22, 2021 (Ron Hill)

8.2 Resolution No. 3236:  Recognition of the Rights of Students with Disabilities to a Quality and Inclusive Education (Christina Pritchett)

8.3 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Quarterly Update (Steven Ramirez-Fong)

9.0 COMMUNICATIONS

9.1 Employee Organization Reports:  SCTA

10.0 BOARD WORKSHOP/STRATEGIC PLAN AND OTHER INITIATIVES

10.1 Adoption of State Seal of Civic Engagement Criteria (Christina Espinosa and Linda Kingston)

10.2 Overview of Sacramento City Unified School District Trustee Area Redistricting Process and Timeline (Raoul Bozio)

10.3 Facilities Master Plan (Rose Ramos, Ron Hickey, and Leigh Sata)

10.4 ESSER III Expenditure Plan Adoption (Steven Ramirez-Fong)

10.5 Submission of Credential Waiver Application to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (Cancy McArn)

10.6 Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution No. 3237 Authorizing Continued Use of Remote Teleconferencing Provisions Pursuant to AB 361 and Government Code Section 54953 (Raoul Bozio)

11.0 PUBLIC HEARING

11.1 Public Hearing:  First Reading of Revised Board Policy 4119.21 –Professional Standards (previously labeled Code of Ethics)  (Raoul Bozio and Cancy McArn)

11.2 Public Hearing:  First Reading of Revised Board Policy 4119.24 – Maintaining Appropriate Adult-Student Interactions (Raoul Bozio and Cancy McArn)

11.3 Public Hearing:  Resolution No. 3235:  Compliance with the Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Program Act (Erin Hansen)

12.0 CONSENT AGENDA

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 (Rose Ramos)

12.1b Approve Personnel Transactions (Cancy McArn)

12.1c Approve Donations to the District for the Period of September 1 – September 30, 2021 (Rose Ramos)

12.1d Approve Business and Financial Report:  Warrants, Checks and Electronic Transfers Issued for the Period of September 1 – September 30, 2021 (Rose Ramos)

12.1e Approve Minutes of the September 16, 2021, Board of Education Meeting (Jorge A. Aguilar)

12.1f Approve Minutes of the September 30, 2021, Special Board of Education Meeting (Jorge A. Aguilar)

12.1g Approve Staff Recommendations for Expulsion #1, 2021-22; and Expulsion #2, 2021-22 (Stephan Brown)

13.0 BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION/REPORTS

13.1 Purchase Order for the Period of September 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021 (Rose Ramos)

14.0 FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES / LOCATIONS

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

November 18, 2021 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 6:00 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 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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