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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, June 27, 2012, 6:00 pm
Location:
Galileo Academy, 17000 Silica Rd, Victorville, CA


Teleconference Location: Gabriel Stine, Cibola Vista Resort (lobby), 27501 N. Lake Pleasant Parkway, Peoria, Arizona
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 #12-16 with Addendum(s)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

3.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review Interim Superintendent's Contract Amendment

 
 

4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

5.

LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE - Jan Gonzales

 
 

6.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review Superintendent's Contract

 
 

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

Teamwork Section, #2: No individual board member will make or appear to make a decision, which appropriately should be made by the entire board.

 
 

10.

Review of Basic #11

VESD Basic #11: It is our responsibility to participate as a team member in a collaborative environment using ideas, resources, and information to achieve common goals.

 
 

11.

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

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

 
 

Public Hearing

 
 

12.

Public Hearing on 2012-2013 Annual District Budget (Mrs. Betts)

The presented 2012-2013 District budgets have been available at the District Office since June 22, 2012. Adjustments to these budgets will be made after Governor Brown 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: ________

 
 

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.

SECOND READING OF BOARD POLICY 5131.2, RE BULLYING (Mrs. Clark)

Board Policy 5131.2 is presented for the second reading. The final reading and approval are scheduled for the July 18, 2012, board meeting.

 
 

19.

REVIEW INFORMATION REGARDING SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH SERVICES (Dr. Marsden)

At the June 13, 2012, board meeting, the board requested additional information regarding superintendent search services from various agencies. CSBA, NSBA, and ACSA were contacted, and none of them currently offer superintendent search services. Agencies listed on the CSBA website were contacted and have submitted information for the board's review.

 
 

20.

REVIEW INFORMATION REGARDING TITLE FOR SECRETARY TO SUPERINTENDENT POSITION (Dr. Marsden)

At the June 13, 2012, board meeting, the board gave direction to the superintendent to provide information regarding comparable positions in other school districts. The board will review and discuss this information.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Mrs. Mills)

The board will receive the monthly conference report for their review.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 22-30)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 22-30).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

22.

Approve Minutes of the June 13, 2012, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

23.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

24.

Approve School Site Plans for 2012-13

 
 

25.

Approve Resolution #12-11 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, 2012 through June 30, 2013.

 
 

26.

Approve the Removal of Dr. Marsden from all Bank of America Accounts and the Addition of Lori Clark to the Revolving Cash Account

 
 

27.

Approve Donation for Galileo Academy from the Galileo PTO in the amount of $4,294.35 to be used for field trips

 
 

28.

Approve Donations for Discovery School of the Arts:

1) Edison Employee Contributions in the amount of $150.00 to be used for instructional materials
2) Parent Support Group donation in the amount of $659.00 for field trip transportation

 
 

29.

Approve Donations for Del Rey School to be used to purchase binders, dividers for AVID student program and uniform shirts

1) Donation from KONA ICE in the amount of $253.44 and
2) Donation from BoxTops for Education in the amount of $2.70

 
 

30.

Approve Volunteers at Mojave Vista School

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

31.

ACT TO APPROVE INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT'S CONTRACT AMENDMENT (Dr. Marsden)

The recommended action is to approve the interim superintendent's contract amendment as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

32.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 12-10 TO RECOGNIZE THE NEED FOR ONGOING BUDGET REDUCTIONS AND THE POTENTIAL LOSS OF COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENTS (COLAS) IN THE 2012-13 FISCAL YEAR (Mrs. Betts)

Resolution 12-10 is required by the County of San Bernardino Superintendent of Schools and recognizes VESD's responsibility to maintain fiscal solvency for the current and two subsequent years as well as the potential for mid-year state funding trigger cuts. The resolution also recognizes the need to reduce ongoing deficit spending if the potential trigger cuts happen through budget reductions of $14 million through 2014/15 with at least $5 million of that by 2013/14. Furthermore, the resolution states that a detailed, board approved contingency plan will be submitted with the 2012/13 First Interim Report.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 12-10 to recognize the need for ongoing budget reductions and the potential loss of cost of living adjustments (COLAs) in the 2012-13 fiscal year.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

33.

ACT TO APPROVE 2012-2013 DISTRICT ANNUAL BUDGET (Mrs. Betts)

This budget represents the estimate for the 2012-2013 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 2012-2013 District Annual Budget as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

34.

ACT TO APPROVE BUDGET FOR THE ASPHALT PROJECT AT ALL SCHOOL SITES (Mr. Etter)

Asphalt Project/School Sites. This project consists of upgrading and repairing the asphalt at all the school sites using bond dollars to pay for it. The total estimated budget for this project is $3,000,000.00.

The recommended action is to approve the estimated budget for the Asphalt project and authorize Jan Gonzales to award the contract to the apparent low bidder.

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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