Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Board Meeting Agenda 12-07-10

The TUSD Board Meeting agenda for Decebmer 7, 2010, includes the recognition of Board Member Frank Lima’s service as Board President, the election of a new Board President, and administration will present information regarding the General Education Budget Report.

 
View the Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 6:00pm.
                     
Turlock Unified School District
Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
6:00pm
 
Turlock High School
Performance Arts Building
1600 East Canal Drive
Turlock, California
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Frank Lima, President
Loren Holt, Clerk
Eileen Hamilton
John C. Sims
Bob Weaver
Josh Bernard
Tami Muniz
 
 
Community members have two opportunities to address the Board of Trustees.
If you wish to address the Board on an agenda item, please do so when that item is called. The start times are only an estimate and items may be considered in a different order. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes. Time limitations are at the discretion of the President of the Board.
 
Individuals have an opportunity to address the Board during the Period for Public Discussion on topics within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board not listed on this agenda. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda. Individuals with questions on school district issues may submit them in writing. The Board will automatically refer requests to the Superintendent.
 
Estimated Agenda Timeline:
 
 

I.  6:00 pm OPENING BUSINESS  

 

a. Call Public Session to Order
b. Roll Call
 
 

II.  6:02 pm PUBLIC COMMENT PRIOR TO CLOSED SESSION  

 

 

a. Public Comment    

 

 (If the Board does not complete Closed Session items by 6:30 p.m., it will reconvene after the Regular Board meeting.)
 
A.  Identification of Closed Session Topics
 
B.  Public Comment Period Regarding Closed Session Items
 
 

III.  6:05 pm CLOSED SESSION  

 

 

a. The Board of Trustees will convene in Closed Session in the Turlock High School Performing Arts Building regarding:    

 

Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release – Government Code Section 54957
and
Potential Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b):  One potential case.
 
 

IV.  6:30 pm OPENING BUSINESS — CALL TO ORDER  

 

 

a. Report action taken in Closed Session (if any) 

 

 
 

b. Inspiration: Andrea Selkow, Oriana Lopez, Angelia Nguyen and Desmine Washington, students from Walnut Elementary Education Center, will provide the Inspiration for the meeting.    

 

 
 

c. Flag Salute: Jason Bet Sargon, a student from Walnut Elementary Education Center, will provide the Flag Salute for the meeting.    

 

 
 

d. Turlock Unified School District Mission Statement    

 

 
 

e. Roll Call    

 

 
 

V.  6:40 pm APPROVAL OF AGENDA  

 

 

a. Motion by ________, Seconded by __________ that the agenda for the meeting be approved.      (V) 

 

 
 

VI.  6:41 pm ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING  

 

 
 

VII.  ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES  

 

 

a. *Oath of Office (Da Marto)(Item 1)      (D) 

 

The Superintendent will remind the current Board of Trustees of the Oath of Office previously sworn to.
 
 

b. Election of Officers (Da Marto)(Item 2)      (V) 

 

State law and Board Policy stipulates the Superintendent of Schools shall serve as the Secretary of the Board of Trustees and may conduct the election for President of the Board. Upon election, the new President will take the gavel, conduct the election for Clerk of the Board, Board Voting Delegate Representative to the County Committee, and appoint the Secretary to the Board.  Term of office shall be December 7, 2010 through December 5, 2011.
President
Clerk
Voting Delegate
Secretary to the Board
 
 

VIII.  ORGANIZATIONAL CONSENT CALENDAR  

 

 
 

a. *Adoption of Resolution No. 12/2010-2011: Authorization of Signatures (Da Marto)(Item 3)      (C) 

 

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED the personnel listed below be authorized to sign commercial and salary warrants, checks, purchase orders, contracts and service reports effective December 7, 2010, through December 5, 2011:
Dr. Sonny H. Da Marto, Superintendent
Ed Felt, Deputy Superintendent
Lori Decker, Chief Financial Officer
 

         

 

 

b. *Authorization to establish bank accounts and designated personnel to sign on the accounts. (Decker)(Item 4)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

c. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Organizational Consent Calendar, as presented. Motion by _____________________, Seconded by ________________________. Roll call vote: Ayes_____ Noes_____ Abstention_____ Absent_____      (V) 

 

 

                            

 

 

IX.  AGENDA – REGULAR MEETING  

 

 
 

X.  6:55 pm RECOGNITION/PRESENTATION SECTION  

 

 

         

 

 

a. Recognition and Presentation:      (D) 

 

The Board of Trustees and Administration will recognize Frank M. Lima for his tenure asPresident of the Board.
 
The Board of Trustees and Administration will receive an overview of the Pitman High School FFA Program.
 
 

XI.  7:05 pm COMMUNICATIONS  

 

 

a. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda.      (D) 

 

Written
Board Reports
Superintendent Report
Legislative Report
Staff Reports
Student Representative Reports
 

                      

 

 

XII.  7:15 pm ANNOUNCEMENTS  

 

 

a. Upcoming Items of Interest:    

 

1. Monday, December 20, 2010 through Friday, December 31, 2010 – Winter Break.
 
2. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 – 6:30 p.m. – Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees Meeting – Turlock High School Performing Arts Building.
 

                   Unfold           XIII.  7:16 pm PERIOD FOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION  

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

a. Presentations will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for this portion of the agenda.    

 

 
 

XIV.  7:25 pm CONSENT CALENDAR  

 

 

         

 

 

a. *Approval of November 16, 2010 Board Meeting Minutes (Item 5)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

b. Acceptance of Donations: (Item 6)      (C) 

 

          –  A donation from The Outdoor Education Committee of the Education Foundation of Stanislaus County to Osborn Elementary School to assist in sending sixth grade students to Foothill Horizons in an amount of $750.00.
 

 

 

 

c. Approval of Out-of-State Student Trips: (Item 7)      (C) 

 

1. A four-day trip to Reno, Nevada for Turlock High School students to attend the Annual Reno Tournament of Champions Wrestling Tournament December 16 to 19, 2010.
 
2. An East Coast trip for four Turlock High School students to attend the Ivy League Project
U.S.A. April 16 to 23, 2011.
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

d. *Approval of Student Expulsions: TUSD-17/2010-2011, TUSD-18/2010-2011, TUSD-19/2010-2011, TUSD-20/2010-2011, TUSD-21/2010-2011, TUSD-22/2010-2011, TUSD-23/2010-2011, TUSD-24/2010-2011,TUSD-25/2010-2011,TUSD-26/2010-2011,TUSD-27/2010-2011,TUSD-28/2010-2011,TUSD-29/2010-2011,TUSD-30/2010-2011,TUSD-31/2010-2011(Item 8)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

e. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract with 3Screens.com for Crowell School to provide K-6 students with an assembly motivating students to succeed in school. (Item 9)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

f. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract with 3Screens.com for Earl School to provide K-6 students with an assembly motivating students to succeed in school. (Item 10)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

g. Approval of an interfund transfer from the Self Insurance Fund to the General Fund/Deferred Maintenance funding source. (Item 11)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

h. *Approval of the financial reports for the period of 10/01/10 through 10/31/10. (Item 12)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

i. *Approval of the updated job descriptions for the Preschool Para-professional and Head Start Para-professional Job Descriptions Separation and Modification (Item 13)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

j. *Approval of Certificated Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any) (Item 14)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

k. *Approval of Classified Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any) (Item 15)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

l. *Approval of the 2010-11 Designated Budget Revisions (Item 16)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

m. *Approval of the updated version of the 2010 Local Educational Agency Plan (LEAP). (Item 17)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

n. *Approval of the Change Order Request No. 23.1 for the Turlock High School Ag Building Modernization Project for Acme Construction to paint the interior of Building A.(Item 18)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

o. *Addition of Board Policy 4218 and Revision of Administrative Regulations 4218: Personnel (Item 19)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

p. *Provide authorization to Accept Proposal for Inspection Services from United Inspections, Inc. for the eCademy at Crane Renovation Project (Item 20)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

q. *Provide authorization to enter into an agreement with Kleinfelder for Testing and Observation Services for the eCademy at Crane Renovation Project. (Item 21)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

r. *Authorization to enter into an agreement with Ag Link, Inc., a Food Service Consulting Company, to provide food service consulting assistance for the nonprofit and a la carte food service program for Turlock students, employees, visitors, and guests. (Item 22)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

s. *Adoption of Resolution No. 13/2010-11: Operations Application for the K-3 Class Size Reduction Program. (Item 23)      (C) 

 

 
 

t. It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Calendar, as presented. Motion __________, Seconded by __________ Roll call vote: Ayes ___ Noes ___ Abstention ___ Absent ___      (V) 

 

 
 

XV.  7:27 pm ADMINISTRATION  

 

 
 

a. (Action)*2011 CSBA Delegate Assembly Nominations(Da Marto) (Item 24)      (V) 

 

Nominations for a representative to CSBA’s Delegate Assembly are being accepted until January 7, 2011.  Nominations must be postmarked by the post office on or before January 7, 2011, without exception.  Election results will be published and disseminated to the membership by April 1, 2011.
 
Turlock Unified School District is in Subregion 8-C (Stanislaus County) and has three delegates.  There are two seats up for re-election this year.  Delegate Assembly nominations within each geographic subregion or area must be made by members of the Board within the subregion and nominations must be members of the Board within that region.  CSBA Delegate job descriptions are enclosed in the supporting documents.
 
If desired, it is recommended the Board of Trustees nominate and/or support nominations for the 2011 CSBA Delegate Assembly in Subregion 8-C.
 
Nominations:  1. _______________, 2.________________________.
Motion by ______________________, Seconded by______________________.
 
 

XVI.  7:35 pm FINANCE  

 

 

         

 

 

a. (Information) *General Education Budget Report (Decker)(Item 25)      (D) 

 

Administration will present information regarding the General Education Budget Report.
 

         

 

 

b. (Information/Action) *Certification of First Interim Report (Decker) (Item 26)      (V) 

 

The District’s First Interim Report, as required by Education Code Section 35015, will be presented for information and certification by the Board of Trustees.
It is recommended the Board of Trustees certify that the District will be able to meet its financial obligations for the remainder of the year and, based on current forecasts, for the subsequent two fiscal years.
Motion by _____________________, Seconded by ________________________.
Roll call vote:  Ayes_____  Noes_____  Abstention_____  Absent_____
 
 

XVII.  7:50 pm BUSINESS SERVICES  

 

 
 

a. (Action)*Authorize Administration to proceed with the Turlock High School East Gym and Roselawn High School Modernization Projects and Lease/Leaseback Agreements (Felt) (Item 27)      (V) 

 

It is recommended the Board of Trustees authorize the Administration to proceed with the Turlock High School East Gym and Roselawn High School Modernization Projects and to enter into lease/leaseback agreements with ACME Construction for both projects.
 
Motion by ____________________,  Seconded by _____________________.
Student Representative Preferential vote:  ___________
 

         

 

 

b. (Action)Approval of Declaration to Dispose of Building by Private Sale: teacher work room building at Crane Early Learning Center. (Felt)(Item 28)      (V) 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees unanimously declare the value of the teacher work room building at Crane Early Learning Center to be less than $2,500.00 and authorize the Administration to dispose of the building by private sale without advertising.
Motion by ____________________,  Seconded by _____________________.
Student Representative Preferential vote:  ___________
 
 

XVIII.  8:15 pm ADJOURNMENT  

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          a. Motion by ________, Seconded by_______ that the meeting be adjourned.      (V)  

 

 

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