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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, July 27, 2011, 6:00 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:
Dr. Gary Elder, President; Lionel Dew, Vice President; Elise Brown, Clerk; Karen Morgan and Dr. Gabriel Stine

 
 

Public Verbal Comments

 
 

1.

Receive Public Verbal Comments Regarding Closed Session Items

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.

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

 
 

2.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #12-01 with Addendum(s)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT

Readmit the following students:

A. Student #308264
B. Student #333388
C. Student #315736
D. Student #307608
E. Student #353955
F. Student #315572
G. Student #7188553236

M______ S______ V______

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

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

 
 

5.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE

 
 

6.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION: Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(c), ONE CASE

 
 

7.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE EVALUATION: Superintendent

Dr. Kegham Tashjian will facilitate the board's discussion of the superintendent's evaluation.

 
 

REGULAR SESSION (7:00 PM)

 
 

8.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

9.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

10.

Review of Basic #18

VESD Basic #18: It is the responsibility of everyone to create an environment of teamwork and lateral service so that everyone's needs are met.

 
 

11.

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

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

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

12.

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.

 
 

13.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

14.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

15.

Board Members Comments

 
 

16.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

Information Items

 
 

17.

RECEIVE PRESENTATION ON SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER (Mrs. Clark)

Sgt. Rob McCoy from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept. will present information regarding the school resource officer (SRO) program.

 
 

18.

REVIEW PROPOSED 2011-2015 BOARD STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND GOALS (Dr. Marsden)

The proposed 2011-2015 Board Strategic Objectives and Goals will be reviewed and discussed.

 
 

19.

REVIEW HIRING PROCESS FOR CLASSIFIED, CERTIFICATED, MANAGEMENT AND HOURLY/DAILY EMPLOYEES (Mrs. Swearingen)

The board will review the hiring process.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE END-OF-YEAR ATTENDANCE REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The attendance report will be presented.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE JUNE 2011 AND END-OF-YEAR SUSPENSION REPORTS (Mrs. Clark)

The board will review the suspension reports.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 22-27)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items #22-27).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

22.

Approve Minutes of the June 29, 2011, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

23.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

24.

Approve Occupational Therapist Job Description and Salary Placement

 
 

25.

Approve Contracts for April - June 2011

 
 

26.

Approve SANDABS Agreement

 
 

27.

Approve Donation of $229.12 from Life Touch Photography for Galileo Academy to be used for student supplies

 
 

Action Items

 
 

28.

ACT TO APPROVE TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH CSEA (Mrs. Swearingen)

Provisions for a tentative agreement by and between CSEA and VESD include changes to the following Article: Article VI - Transfer and Promotion.

This agreement was reached by district and CSEA negotiators using the Interest-Based Bargaining approach and a neutral facilitator. CSEA held a ratification vote on June 21, 2011. By a vote of 25 to 17, revisions to Article VI were approved by the bargaining unit members. The AB 1200 required report has been completed and was posted for the public for 10 working days. It is presented to the board of trustees for approval.

The recommended action is to approve tentative agreement between CSEA and VESD as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

29.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 11-13, AUTHORIZING LEVYING OF SPECIAL TAXES WITHIN COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICTS 2004-1, 2005-1, 2005-2, 2006-1 AND 2006-2 (Mrs. Gonzales)

Each year the board must authorize the levying of special taxes for each CFD. Resolution 11-13 is the authorization for CFD 2004-1, 2005-1, 2005-2, 2006-1 and 2006-2. This will allow the county treasurer to collect the required taxes.

The recommended action is for the board as the legislative body of CFD 2004-1, 2005-1, 2005-2, 2006-1, and 2006-2, to approve and adopt Resolution 11-13 as presented.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

30.

ACT TO APPROVE ONE NEW SCHOOL NURSE POSITION (Mrs. Swearingen)

To better service the students of Victor Elementary School District, administration has determined it is necessary to establish a regular position of school nurse rather than continue to contract out the services. The job class will be placed on the teacher's salary schedule and will be considered a part of the bargaining unit. It is recommended that one school nurse position be established.

The recommended action is to establish the new school nurse position effective for the 2011/2012 school year.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 11-14 AND DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS (Mr. Etter)

To select more qualified contractors, the Victor Elementary School District has drafted documents for use in the fair selection of qualified bidders.

The recommended action is to approve the documents required for Prequalification and Resolution 11-14.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

A second closed session will be held to continue discussion regarding the superintendent's evaluation, and to complete any other items from the first closed session.

 
 

REGULAR SESSION - REPORT OUT TO PUBLIC ON CLOSED SESSION ACTIONS

The board will return to regular session to report out to the public on any actions taken in closed session.

 
 

Adjournment

Time Adjourned: _____________________

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 


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