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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
TUE, June 29, 2010, 6:00 pm
Location:
Galileo Academy, 17000 Silica Rd., Victorville, CA


Teleconference Locations:
Gabriel Stine, Embassy Suites Hotel (lobby), 12520 Westport Parkway, La Vista, Nebraska 68128
Karen Morgan, Rutherford County Board of Education Office, 2240 South Park Blvd., Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

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 Allen G. Williams

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

 
 

1.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Certificated Personnel Report #10-16


M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

2.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Act to Appoint Head of School for Mountain View Montessori Charter School


M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

District Representative: Jan Gonzales
Employee Organizations: V.E.T.A. and C.S.E.A.

 
 

REGULAR SESSION (immediately following closed session)

 
 

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

5.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

6.

Review of Basic #1:

VESD Basic #1: Everything we do will advance our Vision, Mission and Motto, which shall be known, owned and energized by all.

 
 

7.

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

The board will review the Psychological Health component of the VESD Way.

 
 

Public Hearing

 
 

8.

PUBLIC HEARING ON 2010-11 ANNUAL DISTRICT BUDGET (Mrs. Betts)

The presented 2010-2011 district budgets have been available at the District Office since June 24, 2010. Adjustments to these budgets will be made after Governor Schwarzenegger signs the California State Budget. At this time a public hearing will be opened to give the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed budget.

time opened: ________

time closed: ________

 
 

9.

PUBLIC HEARING ON CLASS SIZE PENALTY WAIVER REQUESTS (Mrs. Betts)

At this time a public hearing will be opened to give the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed Class Size Penalty Waivers.

time opened: ________

time closed: ________

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

10.

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.

 
 

11.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

12.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

13.

Board Members Comments

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

 
 

14.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

Consent Items (Items 15-29)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items #15-29)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

15.

Approve Minutes of the June 9, 2010, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

16.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

17.

Approve Site Plans for all VESD Schools (Maureen)

 
 

18.

Approve 2010-2011 Consolidated Application for Funding Categorical Aid Program (Part I)

 
 

19.

Approve Interdistrict Attendance Agreement with Silver Valley Unified School District

 
 

20.

Approve Resolution 10-18, Board Delegation of Powers/Duties to Authorized Administrators

This is the annual revision of the Board Delegation of Powers/Duties to Authorized Administrators for the period of July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2011. This includes the removal of Cheri Sanders.

 
 

21.

Approve Donation of a US Flag for Liberty School from Sharon and Eugene Brand

Granddaughter Kalyn Brand attended Liberty since kindergarten and completed sixth grade this school year. Mr. & Mrs. Brand received the flag from Kalyn's greatgrandfather, Jon Van Gilse, when he passed away. Mr. Gilse served in the Navy, was an Olympic Swimmer, and was very big on education. Mr. & Mrs. Brand felt it was fitting to donate the flag to Liberty to honor the excellent education Kalyn received as a student, and they noted that the school's flag was getting tattered. In addition, when Kalyn passes by the school, she can look up and see her great grandfather's flag and remember her years at Liberty.

 
 

22.

Approve Donation for Discovery School from Robert Morse, Edison International, Edison Gifts, in the amount of $199.98 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

23.

Approve Donation for Del Rey School from the WaMoola for Schools program for the amount of $123.62 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

24.

Approve Donations for Galileo Academy:

$134.09 from Herff Jones and $1.00 from Box Tops for Education to be used for instructional materials; and
$660.91 from PTO for field trips

 
 

25.

Approve Donation for Sixth Street Prep School from the WaMoola for Schools program in the amount of $61.04 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

26.

Approve Donations for The Academy:

$422 from The Academy Booster Club for field trip transportation;
$394.10 from an anonymous donor through Edison International for field trips

 
 

27.

Approve Donation to Park View student council from Chase: WaMoola for Schools Program in the amount of $84.74 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

28.

Approve Donation to Mojave Vista to be used for instructional materials:

Explorer Parent Support Group in the amount of $4,623.00; and
Chase Bank, the WaMoola for Schools program, in the amount of $96.12.

 
 

29.

Approve Volunteers at Galileo, and Park View schools

Galileo Academy Volunteer: Jessica Frias, Alex Gomez, and Elysia G. Velasquez

Park View School Volunteers: Angela Perez, Gilbert Baca, and Rosanna & Aaron Gonzalez


 
 

Action Items

 
 

30.

ACT TO APPROVE 2010-11 DISTRICT ANNUAL BUDGET (Mrs. Betts)

This budget represents the estimate for the 2010-2011 fiscal year on projected revenue and expenditures based on the Governor's May Revise proposal. District staff will revise the budget within 45 days following the Governor's approval of the State of California's annual budget. The revised budget will be presented to you at the first interim report.

The recommended action is to approve the 2010-2011 District Annual Budget as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE CLASS SIZE PENALTY WAIVER FOR GRADES 4-6 (Mrs. Betts)

Districts that plan to increase class sizes in 2010-2011 may find themselves exceeding the maximum class sizes allowed under Ed Code 41376 and 41378. Exceeding these limits could potentially cost the District millions of dollars in penalties to revenue limit funding.

In order to request exemption from these penalties, districts must file Class Size Penalty Waivers with the California Department of Education.

The recommended action is for the governing board to approve the Class Size Penalty Waiver for grades 4-6.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPROVE CLASS SIZE PENALTY WAIVER FOR GRADES K-3 (Mrs. Betts)

Districts that plan to increase class sizes in 2010-2011 may find themselves exceeding the maximum class sizes allowed under Ed Code 41376 and 41378. Exceeding these limits could potentially cost the District millions of dollars in penalties to revenue limit funding.

In order to request exemption from these penalties, districts must file Class Size Penalty Waivers with the California Department of Education.

The recommended action is for the governing board to approve the Class Size Penalty Waiver for grades K-3.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

33.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 10-19 AUTHORIZING ONGOING BOARD APPROVED BUDGET REDUCTIONS (Mrs. Betts)

The recommended action is to approve Resolution #10-19 authorizing ongoing Board approved budget reductions.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

34.

ACT TO APPROVE APPARENT LOW BIDDERS FOR IRWIN/ACADEMY MODERNIZATION PROJECT (Mr. Etter)

Bids were opened on June 22, 2010, and apparent low bidders are presented for the board's review.

The recommended action is to approve the Apparent Low Bidders for the Irwin/Academy Modernization Project.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

A second closed session will be held if necessary to continue items from the first closed session. Any actions taken in closed session will be reported out to the public. The board may wish to recess before entering closed session.

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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