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

January 14, 2014

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 goals/mid-year evaluation

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

(5 minutes)

A.     CALL TO ORDER

 

B.     FLAG SALUTE

 

C.     CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT

 

D.     SET THE AGENDA

 

BOARD UPDATE/DISCUSSION

(20 minutes)

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

(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.     EDUCATIONAL SERVICES                                                   Bashford

1.      Receive a Report Regarding the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at Scotts Valley High School by Staff        Back-up

Information

(15 minutes)

 

 

B.     ADMINISTRATION                                                                 Weaver

1.      Approve the Retention of Bond Counsel for a Potential Proposition 39 General Obligation Bond Measure        Back-up

Action

(20 minutes)

2.      Approve the Contract for Financial Advisory Services for a Potential Proposition 39 General Obligation Bond Measure       Back-up

Action

(20 minutes)

3.      Approve Board Participation in a Workshop to Review and Discuss Agreements in the Board’s Governance Handbook, Governance Team Priorities, and Structuring the Annuall Strategic Planning Session       Back-up

Action

(10 minutes)

4.      Accept for Adoption 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

Action

(10 minutes)

 

C.     CONSENT AGENDA

1.      Approve Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting of December 10, 2013    Back-up

Consent

2.      Accept for Information the Quarterly Uniform Complaint Report Under Williams Legislation       Back-up

Consent

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

Consent

4.      Approve the Surplus of Books and Materials and the Disposal of Inoperable Equipment            Back-up

Consent

5.      Approve the Classified Personnel Action Report      Back-up

Consent

6.      Approve Warrants      Back-up

Consent

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

 

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES IN THE DISTRICT

Jan. 15

Brook Knoll “Roller Friend-Raising Party

SC Roller Palladium 1-3:00pm

Jan. 16

SVMS 7th Grade Exploratorium Field Trip

 

Jan. 16, 23, & 30

Vine Hill “Triple P Parenting Classes”

Room P4 6-8:00pm

Jan. 22

SVEF Meeting

Bruno’s upstairs 7:00pm

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. 29

SVHS ACT/SAT Parent Information Night

Student Union 6:30-9:00pm

Jan. 31

Brook Knoll Eagle Assembly – Problem Solving

1:00 & 1:45

Feb. 1

Vine Hill Science Fair

SVHS 1-3:00pm

Feb. 5

Brook Knoll Pizza Night

SV Round Table Pizza 5-8:00pm

Feb. 7

SVMS Dance

SVHS Tallent Show

 

Student Union 6:30-8:30pm

Feb. 11

Brook Knoll Science Fair

Room 34 all day

March 8

Santa Cruz County Science Fair

 

 

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 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)

     April 8, 2014

 

 

 

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)