SCOTTS VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

MISSION STATEMENT

Scotts Valley Unified School District will provide each

student with quality educational opportunities by

maximizing the use of all of our resources.

 

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

December 10, 2013

CLOSED SESSION: 5:30pm

PUBLIC SESSION: 6:00pm

SCOTTS VALLEY CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

One Civic Center Drive

Scotts Valley, CA  95066

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – 5:30 p.m.

 

            Public Comments for Closed Session Items Only

 

CLOSED SESSION – 5:30 p.m.

 

 

A.     CONSIDERATION OF THE EMPLOYMENT, EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE, DISCIPLINE, OR DISMISSAL OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE (Government Code Section 54957)

 

 

B.     COLLECTIVE BARGAINING SESSION (Government Code Section 3549.1(d))  Executive session between the public school employer and its designated representative, Penny Weaver, for the purpose of giving direction regarding negotiations with Scotts Valley Education Association.

 

C.     PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (Government Code 54957)  Superintendent evaluation

OPENING PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SESSION – 6:00p.m.

(5 minutes)

A.     CALL TO ORDER

 

B.     FLAG SALUTE

 

C.     CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT

 

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING:

 

Members of the Board will Select:

 

  1. Officers:

1.      President

2.      Vice President

3.      Clerk

  1. Superintendent as Secretary to the Board of Trustees

 

  1. Reapproval of all current Board Policies and accompanying Administrative Regulations

 

  1. Appointment of Scotts Valley Schools Financing Corporation Corporate Officers
    1. President
    2. Vice President
    3. Clerk
    4. Members

 

  1. Regular Board Meeting Schedule, Including Place and Time

The regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are generally held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of most months, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Scotts Valley City Council Chambers. Probable dates:

                        January 14, 2014

                        January 28, 2014

                        February 11, 2014

                        February 25, 2014

                        March 11, 2014

                        March 25, 2014

                        April 8, 2014

 

April 22, 2014

May 13, 2014

May 27, 2014

June 10, 2014

June 24, 2014 (tentative)

August 12, 2014

 

September 9, 2014

September 23, 2014

October 14, 2014

October 28, 2014

November 18, 2014 (Nov 11 Veterans Day)

December 9, 2014

  1. Board President’s Appointments to Committees:

                                               

Scotts Valley City/Schools Committee meets every other month. Usually Board President and Vice President.  Currently, Art Bubb and John Abel.

 

Santa Cruz County School Boards Association (SCZCSBA) Currently, Sue Roth, No alternate assigned.

 

Scotts Valley Educational Foundation (SVEF) meets the fourth Thursday of most months. Currently, Sue Roth.  No alternate assigned.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT OF ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

 

 

D.     SET THE AGENDA

 

BOARD UPDATE/DISCUSSION

(20 minutes)

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

·         SVEF – Mt. Charlie Challenge

·         SVHS Haunted House Proceeds

(15 minutes)

 

 

STUDENT ADVISORY MEMBER’S REPORT

(5 minutes)

SCZCSBA REPORT

(5 minutes)

SVEA REPORT

(5 minutes)

MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC – ORAL

Members of the audience are welcome to address the Board at this time during the meeting regarding items NOT listed on this agenda.  The Trustees may ask questions for clarity but cannot take action on those matters until such matters are appropriately placed on a future agenda, according to law.

The Governing Board may prohibit members of the public, who speak during the time permitted on the agenda for public expression, from commenting on matters that are not within the subject matter jurisdiction of the governing body.  The Governing Board retains the discretion to adopt regulations at its meetings, which may limit the time for public discussion of items within its subject matter jurisdiction.  Open Public Discussion at the beginning of the meeting is limited to 15 minutes.   For the record, please state your name at the beginning of your statement.

 

ITEMS SCHEDULED FOR CONSIDERATION

 

 

 

A.     ADMINISTRATION                                                                 Weaver

1.      Receive Information About Bond Measure Planning and Organization      Back-up

Information / Action

(30 minutes)

2.      Approve a Proposal to Conduct Public Opinion Research Related to a Possible Bond Measure for Scotts Valley Unified School District        Back-up

Action

(15 minutess)

3.      Approve Resolution Number 14-011 Defining Volunteers as Employees for Purposes of Workers’ Compensation Coverage        Back-up

Action

(5 minutes)

4.      Consider Nominating Delegates for CSBA’s Delegate Assembly       Back-up

Action

(5 minutes)

5.      Approve for Adoption the CSBA Updates to the Following Board Policies and/or Administrative Regulations: 0420 – School Plans/Site Councils, 1431 – Waivers, 3311 – Bids, 3542 – School Bus Drivers, 4112.42 – Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers, 4161.11 – Industrial Accident/Illness Leave, 5111.2 – Nonresident Foreign Students, 5141.27 – Food Allergies/Special Dietary Needs, 9010 – Public Statements, 9250 – Remuneration, Reimbursement and Other Benefits      Back-up

 

Action

(10 minutes)

6.      Accept for First Reading the CSBA Updates to the Following Board Policies and/or Administrative Regulations: 0460 – Local Control and Accountability Plan, 0500 – Accountability, 0520.2 – Title I Program Improvement Schools, 3100 – Budget, 3110 – Transfer of Funds, 3350 – Travel Expenses, 4161.8 – Family Care and Medical Leave, 5131.6 – Alcohol and Other Drugs, 5131.61 – Drug Testing, 6144 – Controversial Issues, and 6162.6 – Use of Copyrighted Materials       Back-up

First Reading

(20 minutes)

 

B.     BUSINESS                                                                                 Clark

1.      Accept Report as Prepared by Chavan & Associates LLP, Certified Public Accountants, for the 2012-13 Fiscal Year        Back-up

Action

(10 minutes)

2.      Approve the 2013-2014 First Interim Financial Report        Back-up

Action

(10 minutes)

 

 

C.     EDUCATIONAL SERVICES                                                   Bashford

1.      Receive Information on the Implementation of Online Assessment Including Technology Infrastructure Improvements        Back-up

Information

(15 minutes)

2.      Approve a Trip for the Scotts Valley High School Choir to Participate in the 2014 Hollywood Festival in Los Angeles on April 11 Through April 13, 2014        Back-up

Action

(5 minutes)

3.      Receive Information on the Development of a District Parent Advisory Committee to Provide Input for the Local Control Accountability Plan        Back-up

Information

(10 minutes)

 

D.     CONSENT AGENDA

1.      Approve Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting of November 12, 2013                               Back-up

Consent

2.      Approve a Contract with School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR), a Joint Powers Authority, for Natural Gas Services      Back-up

Consent

3.      Approve a Business Associate Agreement with Keenan & Associates      Back-up

Consent

4.      Ratify a Compromise and Release Agreement Between the District and Employee #2033           Back-up

Consent

5.      Accept Donations to Scotts Valley Unified School District      Back-up

Consent

6.      Approve the Certificated Personnel Action Report      Back-up

Consent

7.      Approve the Classified Personnel Action Report      Back-up

Consent

8.      Approve Warrants        Back-up

Consent

RECOMMENDATION:  It is recommended that the Board approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

 

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES IN THE DISTRICT

Dec. 2-17

SVHS Adopt-A-Family

 

Dec. 2-19

Brook Knoll Valley Churches United Food Drive

 

Dec. 2-31

SVEF Book Shop Santa Cruz Book Drive

 

Dec. 12-14

SVHS Fall Play “Second Class”

Student Union 7:30pm

Dec. 13

Brook Knoll Eagle Assembly - Friendship

SVHS Winter Sports Rally

1:20 & 1:50

Gym 10:08

Dec. 17

SVMS & SVHS Choir and Band Concert

SVHS Student Union 7:00pm

Dec. 19

Vine Hill Kindness Assembly

SVHS Holiday Assembly

11:00am

10:03-11:03 Gym

Jan. 8

Brook Knoll Pizza Night

SV Round Table Pizza 5-8:00pm

Jan. 10

SVHS Winter Formal

Cocoanut Grove 7:30-10:30pm

Jan. 11

SVMS Science Fair

 

Jan. 13

SVHS Begin Focus/Dead Week

 

Jan. 24

SVMS Jam in January Tournament

SVMS Dolphin Day Spirit Rally

 

Jan. 27

Brook Knoll Coffee with the Principal

8:35am Room 15

Jan. 31

Brook Knoll Eagle Assembly – Problem Solving

1:00 & 1:45

 

FUTURE MEETING DATES

The next regularly scheduled Public Board Meetings will be held on:

Tentative Board Meeting Dates to be approved December 10, 2013

     January 14, 2014

  April 8, 2014

     January 28, 2014

  April 22, 2014

     February 11, 2014

  May 13, 2014

     February 25, 2014

  May 27, 2014

     March 11, 2014

  June 10, 2014

     March 25, 2014

  June 24, 2014 (tentative)

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

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Written materials pertaining to items on this agenda may be viewed at the Scotts Valley Unified School District Office, 4444 Scotts Valley Dr., Ste. 5B, Scotts Valley, CA 95066 during normal office hours. (SB 343, 10/04/07)