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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, January 20, 2010, 7:00 pm
Location:
Galileo Academy, 17000 Silica Rd., Victorville, CA


VISION: To prepare students to be able to select from a variety of career opportunities and to be successful in the world of work.

MISSION: All students will be at or above grade level in reading, writing, and mathematics as measured by results on state exams.

Reasonable Accommodation for any Individual with a Disability:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the public meetings of the district's governing board may request assistance by contacting superintendent's office, (760) 245-1691.

Public Documents Relating to Open Session Agenda Items are available to the public at the Victor Elementary School District, superintendent's office, 15579 8th Street, Victorville, California.
Call To Order
Roll Call

Members:
Karen Morgan, President; Dr. Gabriel Stine, Clerk; Dr. Gary Elder, Timothy G. Hauk, and Willie Davis Pringle

 
 

REGULAR SESSION

 
 

1.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

2.

Review of Basic #14:

VESD Basic #14: Respect and trust are the foundation of our organization. It is the responsibility of everyone to listen actively, participate constructively and communicate effectively. Seek first to understand, then to be understood.

 
 

3.

Review of VESD Way - Financial Health (Dr. Marsden)

The board will review the Financial Health component of the VESD Way

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

4.

Public Verbal Comments

This communication item is included on the agenda of each regular board meeting to provide an opportunity for citizens to make suggestions or identify concerns about matters affecting the district, or to suggest an item be scheduled for a future agenda. The board may not have complete information available to answer questions and may refer specific concerns to the staff for appropriate attention. Discussion of personnel matters is inappropriate for open session. The board is committed to protecting the privacy interests of district personnel. Should any member of the public wish to discuss a personnel matter, it must first be brought to the attention of the assistant superintendent of personnel services. Speakers are cautioned that under California law, no person is immune from liability for making intentionally false or defamatory comments regarding any person simply because those comments are made at a public meeting.

Please limit comments to three minutes per individual. Total time for public input is limited to 45 minutes.

 
 

5.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

6.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

7.

Board Members Comments

Individual board members may wish to share information about topics not on the agenda or suggest items for a future agenda.

 
 

8.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

Information Items

 
 

9.

RECOGNITION OF 2009 BOARD PRESIDENT AND CLERK (Dr. Marsden)

The board will recognize Karen Morgan for serving as 2009 board president, and Tim Hauk for serving as 2009 board clerk.

 
 

10.

RECEIVE 2008-09 DISTRICT AUDIT (Mrs. Betts)

The District's Auditor, Jeff Nigro, CPA of Nigro, Nigro & White, has completed the 2008-2009 audit. Copies have been forwarded to the appropriate state and county agencies. Copies are also available at the district office for review by any interested parties.

 
 

11.

RECEIVE INFORMATION ON VICTOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION FOUNDATION BYLAWS AMENDMENT TO INCREASE NUMBER OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS FROM SEVEN TO TEN (Mrs. Sanders)

The Victor Elementary Education Foundation Board of Directors would like to increase the circle of engagement by increasing the number of directors. Information is presented for the board's review at the January 20, 2010, board meeting. This item will be brought back for action at the February 10, 2010, board meeting.

 
 

12.

REVIEW PLANS FOR SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGS ON FEBRUARY 20 AND 24, 2010 (Dr. Marsden)

The board will review plans for two special board meetings in February 2010: Saturday, February 20, 8:00 a.m. to noon for the review of the superintendent's evaluation and board's self-evaluation; and Wednesday, February 24, 7:00 p.m., to review and approve recommended budget cuts.

 
 

13.

RECEIVE UPDATED MONITORING REPORT & ACTION PLANS (Dr. Marsden)

The monitoring report and action plans will be reviewed with the board.

 
 

14.

RECEIVE NOVEMBER 2009 SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

During the month of November 2009, approximately 99.2% of the Victor Elementary School District's population presented themselves with proper conduct.

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - by John Quincy Adams

 
 

15.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Mrs. Mikels)

The monthly conference report will be presented for the board's information.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 16 - 25)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items #16 - 25)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

16.

Approve Minutes of the December 9, 2009, Regular Board Meeting and the January 4, 2010, Special Board Meeting

(click on Minutes in the left column, then select date)

 
 

17.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

18.

Approve Contract Listing

 
 

19.

Approve Budget Calendar for 2010-2011

 
 

20.

Approve Revised Site Plans

Request approval for revised school site plans for the Academy, Brentwood, Del Rey, Discovery, Endeavour, Irwin, Liberty, Lomitas, Park View, Sixth Street Prep, Village, Green Tree East, Galileo, Mojave Vista, Puesta del Sol, West Palms, and Challenger which include action plans and updated budget information.

 
 

21.

Approve Donation to The Academy from The Academy Booster Club (ABC) in the amount of $2,611.31 towards to purchase of stage risers.

 
 

22.

Approve Donations for Galileo Academy 101:

$134.77 from Burrtec Waste Industries for student leadership's recycling efforts; $50 from City of Victorville for student leadership's recycling efforts; PTO donations in the amount of $471 for a field trip to USC, and $163.67 for a field trip to Victor Valley College

 
 

23.

Approve Donation for Brentwood School

$2,000 from Cal Poly Foundation received for a grant that our 4th grade teachers applied for; to be used for a field trip to Riley Farm in Oak Glen as well as instruction materials for their classrooms.

 
 

24.

Approve Donation to Endeavour School from Herff Jones Photography in the amount of $761.93 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

25.

Approve Volunteers at Challenger, Del Rey, Green Tree East, Liberty, Mojave Vista, Puesta del Sol, Sixth Street Prep, and Village schools

 
 

Action Items

 
 

26.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 10-01, AND APPROVE THE ANNUAL AND FIVE YEAR REPORTABLE FEES REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009, IN COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 66006 AND 66001 (Mr. Etter)

The Annual and Five-Year Reportable Fees Report covers the collections and expenditures of reportable fees, and the appropriate procedures have been followed.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 09-01 and the Annual and Five-Year Reportable Fees Report as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

27.

ACT TO APPROVE CERTIFICATED RETIREMENT/RESIGNATION INCENTIVE PLAN (Mrs. Sanders)

In consultation/negotiation with association representatives, the district has developed a retirement incentive plan for certificated employees. Included in the plan is a resignation incentive option for certificated employees with ten years at VESD.

The recommended action is to approve the retirement/resignation incentive plan for certificated employees as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

Recess

The board will take a brief recess before entering closed session.

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

 
 

28.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Certificated, Classified and Charter Personnel Reports #10-08 with Addendums

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

29.

APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT:

A. Stipulated Expulsion for student #273499
B. Stipulated Expulsion for student #272609
C. Stipulated Expulsion for student #313879


M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

30.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

District Representative: Cheri Sanders Employee Organizations: V.E.T.A. and C.S.E.A.

 
 

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

The actions taken in closed session above will be reported out to the public.

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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