Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Meeting Agenda 04-05-11

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Turlock Unified School District

Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
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:        

 

 

         

 

1. Conference With Labor Negotiators — Government Code Section 54957.6
 

District Designated Representatives: Mike Trainor, Assistant Superintendent 

 

Human Resources; Lori Decker, Chief Financial Officer; and Heidi Lawler,
Director of Human Resources.
Employee Organizations:  Turlock Teachers Association (TTA),
California School Employees Association (CSEA),
Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TCAFT), and
 

Unrepresented Employees (Classified Management, Certificated District   

 

and Site Administration, Confidential Employees, and Student Support Personnel).
2. Conference with Legal Counsel: Anticipated Litigation–Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(c)
Significant Exposure to Litigation:  One Case
3. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release – Government Code Section 54957
4. Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Government Code Section 54956.8
Property:                 APN #044 – 010 – 057
District Negotiator:   Dr. Sonny H. Da Marto
Negotiating Parties:  Humphrey Plumbing, Inc.
Under Negotiation:   Potential Price and Terms of Purchase
 
 
 

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

 

 

         

 

 

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

 

 

         

 

 

           b. Inspiration: Zack Qin, a student from Pitman High School, and an Every Student Succeeding Nominee, will provide the Inspiration for the meeting.    

 

 

         

 

 

            c. Flag Salute: Horacio Guttierez, a student from Medeiros Elementary School, and an Every Student Succeeding Nominee, will provide the flag salute for the meeting. Also being recognized is Every Student Succeeding Nominee, Adham Hamza, from Osborn Elementary School.    

 

 

         

 

 

          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 PRESENTATION  

 

 

         

 

 

          a. Presentation:    

 

          Members of the Measure Y and Z Citizens’ Oversight Committees will present the annual reports.
 
Vanessa Czopek, County Librarian, will present information regarding services provided by Stanislaus County libraries.
 
 
 

VII.  6:55 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
 
 

                      

 

 

VIII.  7:05 pm ANNOUNCEMENTS  

 

 

         

 

 

a. Upcoming Items of Interest and Board Meeting schedule:    

 

1.  Wednesday, April 6, 2011 — Dutcher Middle School Open House — 6:00 pm
2.  Thursday, April 7, 2011 — Turlock High School Frosh Orientation — 6:30 pm
3. Tuesday, April 19, 2011 – 6:30 pm – Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees Meeting – Turlock High School Performing Arts Building.
4.  April 22 – 29, 2011 – Traditional Spring Recess
 
 
 

IX.  7:06 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.    

 

 
 
 

X.  7:15 pm CONSENT CALENDAR  

 

 

         

 

 

          a. *Approval of March 15, 2011 Board Meeting Minutes (Item 1)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

          b. Approval of Out-of-State Student Trips: (Item 2)      (C) 

 

1. A trip to Lexington, Kentucky for two Turlock High School speech students to attend the prestigious 2011 National High School Tournament of Champions speech competition at the University of Kentucky, April 29 to May 3, 2011.
2. A trip to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio for one Pitman High School student to attend the 2011 National Wrestling Tournament competition at Walsh Jesuit High School, March 31 to April 4, 2011.
3. A trip to Eugene, Oregon for twenty Pitman High School students to attend the 2011 Oregon Relays track invitational competition at the University of Oregon, April 21 to April 25, 2011.
4. A trip to Coos Bay, Oregon for four Turlock High School Culinary Arts students to attend the  Oregon Coast Invitational Culinary Arts Competition at the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute, April 14 to April 17, 2011.
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          c. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for Brown Elementary School with Ancient Artifacts to provide presentations to fifth grade students regarding The American Revolution and The Natives of North America. (Item 3)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          d. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for Earl Elementary School with Great Valley Museum to present Life Science Standards for second grade students. (Item 4)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          e. *Approval of the Personal Services Contract for the Department of Student Services with Rachael’s Challenge to provide assemblies to high school and junior high school students regarding bullying and implementing good character. (Item 5)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          f. Approval of Student Expulsions: TUSD-51/2010-2011, TUSD-52/2010-2011,TUSD-53/2010-2011,TUSD-54/2010-2011,TUSD-55/2010-2011. (Item 6)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          g. Approval of Official Readmits from Expulsion: Readmit from expulsion Student Expulsion Case No. TUSD-34/2009-2010 and Readmit from expulsion Student Expulsion Case No. TUSD-52/2009-2010. (Item 7)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          h. Recommendation to reject this claim and that the language from Government Code Section 945.6 be included in the rejection notice for Injury or Damage by Turlock Classified – American Federation of Teachers – Local 2424 (Item 8)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          i. *Approval of the financial reports for the period of 02/01/11 through 02/28/11. (Item 9)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          j. *Approval of Certificated Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any) (Item 10)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          k. *Approval of Classified Personnel Report, with Addendums (if any) (Item 11)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          l. Approval of one-time salary and benefit restoration in the amount of 2.5% for the following groups: Turlock Teachers Association (TTA), California School Employees Association (CSEA),Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TCAFT), Adult Education teachers and Unrepresented Employees (Classified Management, Certificated District and Site Administration, Confidential Employees, and Student Support Personnel). This is a one-time payment.(Item 12)      (C) 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

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

 

 
 
 

XI.  7:17 pm ADMINISTRATION  

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          a. (Action)*Resolution No. 15/2010-2011: Day of the Teacher (Trainor)(Item 13)      (V) 

 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees adopt Resolution No. 15/2010-2011    

 

designating May 11, 2011 as California Day of the Teacher.
Motion by ____________________,  Seconded by ________________________.
Student Representative Preferential vote:  ___________
Roll call vote: Ayes _______  Noes ________  Abstention _______  Absent _____
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          b. (Action)*Resolution No. 16/2010-2011: Week of the Classified Employee (Lawler) (Item 14)      (V) 

 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees adopt Resolution No. 16/2010-2011    

 

designating May 15-21, 2011 as Week of the Classified Employee.
Motion by ____________________,  Seconded by ________________________.
Student Representative Preferential vote:  ___________
Roll call vote: Ayes _______  Noes ________  Abstention _______  Absent _____
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          c. (Action)*Resolution No. 17/2010-2011: National School Nurses’ Day (Ogden)(Item 15)      (V) 

 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees adopt Resolution No. 17/2010-2011    

 

designating May 11, 2011 as National School Nurses’ Day.
Motion by ____________________,  Seconded by ________________________.
Student Representative Preferential vote:  ___________
Roll call vote: Ayes _______  Noes ________  Abstention _______  Absent _____
 
 
 

XII.  7:27 pm HUMAN RESOURCES   

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          a. (Action) Salary Rate Reduction for Summer School and Home & Hospital (Trainor)(Item 16)      (V) 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees approve an hourly salary rate reduction for Summer School and Home & Hospital from $30.24 to $27.89, effective June 1, 2011.  This reflects a 5% reduction to align with current budget reductions.
Motion by ____________________,  Seconded by ________________________.
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          b. (Information) *Initial Reopener Proposal by the District for the 2011-2012 Agreement between the District and the Turlock Teachers Association (TTA) (Trainor) (Item 17)      (D) 

 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the Initial Reopener Proposal by the District for the 2011-2012 Agreement between the District and the Turlock Teachers Association.                 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          c. (Information) *Initial Reopener Proposal by the District for the 2011-2012 Agreement between the District and the Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TC-AFT)(Lawler) (Item 18)      (D) 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the Initial Reopener Proposal by the District for the 2011-2012 Agreement between the District and the Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers.
 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          d. (Information) *Initial Reopener Proposal by the District for the 2011-2012 Agreement between the District and the California School Employees Association (CSEA) (Lawler) (Item 19)      (D) 

 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the Initial Reopener Proposal by the District for the 2011-2012 Agreement between the District and the California School Employees Association.                 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          e. (Information) *Initial 2011-2012 Reopener Proposal from California School Employees Association (CSEA) to the District (Lawler) (Item 20)      (D) 

 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the Initial 2011-2012 Reopener Proposal from California School Employees Association (CSEA) to the District.                 

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

 

          f. (Information) *Initial 2011-2012 Reopener Proposal from Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers(TC-AFT) to the District (Lawler) (Item 21)      (D) 

 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the Initial 2011-2012 Reopener Proposal from Turlock Classified American Federation of Teachers (TC-AFT) to the District.                 

 

 
 
 

XIII.  7:45 pm FISCAL SERVICES  

 

 

         

 

 

          a. (Information) *General Education Budget Report (Decker)(Item 22)      (D) 

 

          Administration will present information regarding the General Education Budget Report.
 

         

 

 

b. (Information) *2011-12 Budget Reductions (Decker) (Item 23)      (D) 

 

          Potential budget reductions for the 2011-12 General Fund budget have been identified by both the Administration and the Budget Advisory Committee.  Discussion and direction on those items is needed in order to prepare the preliminary budget.
 
 
 

XIV.  8:05 pm BUSINESS SERVICES  

 

 

         

 

 

          a. (Action) Authorization to solicit bids for the Crowell Modernization Project Phase III and the Head Start Building at Crowell project. (Felt) (Item 24)      (V) 

 

          It is recommended the Board of Trustees authorize Administration to solicit bids for the Crowell Modernization Project Phase III and the Head Start Building at Crowell project.
Motion by _____________________ Seconded by _________________
Student Representative Preferential vote:  ___________
 
 

XV.  8:15 pm ADJOURNMENT  

 

 

         

 

 

                                                 

 

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

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