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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, February 8, 2012, 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; Dr. Gabriel Stine, Clerk; Elise Brown and Karen Morgan

 
 

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 #12-09 with Addendum(s)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - Jan Gonzales

 
 

5.

LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE - Jan Gonzales

 
 

6.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent's evaluation

 
 

REGULAR SESSION - Immediately following Closed Session but no earlier than 7:00 p.m.

 
 

7.

Pledge of Allegiance

 
 

8.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

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

 
 

9.

Review Board Protocol

Communications Section, #5: Irritations will be communicated as soon as possible to prevent aggravating the situation.

 
 

10.

Review of Basic #4

VESD Basic #4: Meeting Guidelines serve as norms for all meetings.

 
 

11.

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

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

 
 

Public Hearing

 
 

12.

Public Hearing regarding 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.

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

13.

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.

 
 

14.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

15.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

16.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

17.

Board Members Comments

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

 
 

Information Items

 
 

18.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Dr. Marsden)

The monthly monitoring report will be reviewed.

 
 

19.

REVIEW DISTRICT NEWSLETTER (Mrs. Mills)

The board will review the rough draft of the district's community newsletter.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE PRESENTATION ON ILLUMINATE PROGRAM (Mr. Klopping)

The board will see a demonstration of Illuminate, the new data and student information system.

 
 

21.

DISCUSS CHANGING START TIME OF FEBRUARY 29, 2012, BOARD MEETING (Dr. Marsden)

The County of San Bernardino State of the County 2012 meeting is scheduled for Wed., February 29, 2012, 4:30 p.m. at the San Bernardino International Airport. In order to attend, the board would need to change the board meeting start time to 7:00 p.m. and move closed session to the end of the agenda.

 
 

22.

READING OF "CALL TO ORDER: A BLUEPRINT FOR GREAT BOARD MEETINGS" (Dr. Elder)

Dr. Elder will lead a discussion about this California School Boards Association publication. The board will review pages 1-10 at this meeting. This item will be on future board meeting agendas until the board completes its review.

 
 

23.

SECOND READING OF REVISED BOARD BYLAW 9322 (Dr. Elder)

Board Bylaw 9322 is being brought back to the board for the second reading and will be submitted for approval at the February 29, 2012, board meeting.

 
 

24.

DISCUSS ROTATION OF BOARD OFFICERS (Dr. Elder)

Dr. Elder would like to discuss the rotation of board officers.

 
 

25.

RECEIVE REPORT ON DECILE 1-3 WILLIAMS MONITORED SCHOOL VISITS BASED ON 2009 API (Mrs. Gonzales)

According to Section 1240 of the Education Code, the results of the quarterly county superintendent's visits to our district schools which were identified as Decile 1-3 schools (Williams monitored schools) based on 2009 API will be presented to the board.

 
 

26.

RECEIVE ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 27-35)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 27-35).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

27.

Approve Minutes of the January 18, 2012, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

28.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

29.

Approve Establishing a new Special Education Instructional Assistant Position

 
 

30.

Approve Donation for Green Tree East from Box Tops for Education in the amount of $332.80 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

31.

Approve Donation for Brentwood School from CSEA in the amount of $1000.00 to be used toward the Jr. Chamber Program

 
 

32.

Approve Donations for Puesta del Sol School:

1. HP computer tower from Dan Valentine and Lisa Stephens to be used in the front office.
2. Coca Cola Refreshments donation of $31.05 to be used for student rewards and incentives.

 
 

33.

Approve Donation of Funding up to $3000 from WLC Construction Services for a mural at Del Rey School

 
 

34.

Approve Donation for Village School from Burrtec Waste in the amount of $71.51 to be used for instructional materials

 
 

35.

Approve Volunteers at Mojave Vista, Brentwood, Liberty, Endeavour, West Palms, Village, Puesta del Sol, Galileo, and Mountain View Montessori schools

 
 

ACTION ITEM

 
 

36.

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

Districts that plan to maximize class sizes in 2012-2013 may find themselves exceeding the maximum class average 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_______

 
 

37.

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

Districts that plan to maximize class sizes in 2012-2013 may find themselves exceeding the maximum class average 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_______

 
 

38.

ACT TO APPROVE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY (Mr. Etter)

District personnel have discussed the purchase of the 2nd St Building in the southern area of our school district boundaries behind the Desert Valley Hospital. This building will be used to replace the current district office. We are requesting the board's permission to purchase 2nd Street building with 2.79 acres of land for a total of $2,150,000.00 for the future location of the district office.

The recommended action is to approve the request for permission to purchase the 2nd Street building with 2.79 acres for $2,150,000.00 for a future district office location and authorize Jan Gonzales, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, to sign all related documents.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

CLOSED SESSION

A second closed session will be held if needed to complete any 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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