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REVISED - Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, December 12, 2012, 5:00 pm
Location:
The Academy, 14907 S Mojave Dr, 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; Dr. Gabriel Stine, Clerk; Elise Brown, Joyce Chamberlain, 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: Review of candidate application and interview of candidate for superintendent pursuant to Government Code §54957

 
 

3.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #13-06 with Addendum(s)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

4.

REVIEW PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

A. Expulsion of student #390339
B. Expulsion of student #260806
C. Expulsion of student #308066
D. Expulsion of student #098353
E. Expulsion of student #307965

 
 

5.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

6.

LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE - Jan Gonzales

 
 

7.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review interim superintendent's evaluation

 
 

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

 
 

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.

Administer Oath of Office (Dr. Elder)

Dr. Gary Elder will administer the oath of office to newly elected board member Joyce Chamberlain and reelected board member Dr. Gabriel Stine.

 
 

ACTION ITEM

 
 

11.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Appointment of the candidate for superintendent, pending contract negotiations

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

Information Items

 
 

12.

Review Board Protocol

Teamwork Section #8: Every action by a member of the board should be directed toward improving the educational program for students. If not, it is not to be taken.

 
 

13.

Review of Basic #17

VESD Basic #17: Everyone is empowered. We involve people in the planning of the work that affects them.

 
 

School Report

 
 

14.

The Academy School Report (Mrs. Stackelhouse)

Principal Minda Stackelhouse will present the school's action plan to achieve the district mission.

 
 

Communication Session

 
 

15.

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.

 
 

16.

V.E.T.A. Report

 
 

17.

C.S.E.A. Report

 
 

18.

Interim Superintendent's Comments

 
 

19.

Board Members Comments

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

 
 

Recognition Item

 
 

20.

RECOGNITION OF LIONEL DEW BY FIRST DISTRICT SUPERVISOR (Mr. Morris)

Mr. Garner Morris will present a certificate from the 1st District Supervisor to Mr. Lionel M. Dew in recognition of his service on the school board.

 
 

Recess

The board will take a brief recess.

 
 

Information Items (continued)

 
 

21.

CSBA CONFERENCE REPORT (Dr. Elder)

Board members who attended the annual CSBA (California School Boards Association) Conference will report on what they learned.

 
 

22.

RECEIVE ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

23.

RECEIVE QUARTERLY WILLIAMS UNIFORM COMPLAINT REPORTS (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the quarterly reports for January-March, April-June, and July-September 2012.

 
 

24.

RECEIVE SUSPENSION REPORTS FOR AUGUST THROUGH NOVEMBER 2012 (Mrs. Ugo)

The board will receive the monthly suspension reports for the months of August, September, October, and November 2012.

 
 

25.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The board will receive the monthly conference report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 26-32)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 26-32).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

26.

Approve Minutes of the November 7, 2012, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

27.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

28.

Approval of Supplemental Education Services Providers from the first enrollment window for Brentwood, Challenger, Del Rey, Green Tree East, Irwin, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista and Park View

Contracts with various State approved providers for Supplemental Educational Services for students at Brentwood, Challenger, Del Rey, Green Tree East, Irwin, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista and Park View for applications received during the first SES enrollment window.

 
 

29.

Approve Donation for Discovery School from the Parent Support Group in the amount of $1,300.00 to purchase hard drives for computers

 
 

30.

Approve Donation for Del Rey School from Target in the amount of $212.66 to be used to purchase uniform shirts and school supplies

 
 

31.

Approve Donation for Village School from appliance recycling program in the amount of $35 to be used on instructional materials

 
 

32.

Approve Volunteers at Village, Del Rey, Mountain View Montessori, Sixth Street Prep, Galileo, West Palms, Endeavour, Green Tree East, Liberty, and The Academy & Irwin schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

33.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Ugo)

A. Expulsion of student #390339
B. Expulsion of student #260806
C. Expulsion of student #308066
D. Expulsion of student #098353
E. Expulsion of student #242843

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

34.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 12-19, RE COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICTS, WAIVER OF REDEMPTION PENALTY (Mrs. Gonzales)

Administration is recommending that the board adopt Resolution 12-19 ordering that the district waive the November 2012 redemption penalty for 15982 Golden Meadow Lane, Victorville, CA 92394, Assessor's Parcel Number 0394-075-67-0000, pursuant to Government Code Section 53440(f)(1). The district received payment for this parcel's delinquent special taxes in the amount of $3,541.84 on November 14, 2012.

The recommended action is for the board of trustees to approve Resolution 12-19 as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

35.

ACT TO APPOINT A MEMBER TO THE VICTOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION FOUNDATION (Mrs. Betts)

As discussed at the September 5, 2012, board meeting, there are currently two openings on the Victor Elementary Education Foundation Board which are to be VESD board of trustee appointees. The foundation board is recommending Reuel Herron for your consideration for one of the openings. There is still one remaining position to be filled which the board will need to appoint a replacement for as soon as possible.

The recommended action is to approve the appointment of Reuel Herron as a member to the Victor Elementary Education Foundation.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

36.

ACT TO APPROVE NEW MEMBER FOR THE CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (Mrs. Gonzales)

Mr. Cliff Raynolds has submitted an application to serve as a member of the VESD Citizens Oversight Committee. If approved, his two-year term would commence with the next Citizens Oversight Committee meeting in January, 2013.

The recommended action is to approve Mr. Cliff Raynolds as a new Citizens Oversight Committee member as presented.

M______ S______ V______

 
 

37.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 12-18, APPROVING THE ANNUAL AND FIVE YEAR REPORTABLE FEES REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012, 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 12-18 as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

38.

ACT TO ESTABLISH TWO NEW INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS (Mrs. Mills)

To better serve the needs of the students within the Victor Elementary School District, we determined there is a need to establish two special education instructional assistant positions. The placement of these positions will support the enrollment needs that arise throughout the district and will be effective December 13, 2012.

The recommended action is to approve two special education instructional assistant positions effective December 13, 2012.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

39.

ACT TO APPROVE CONTRACT WITH LIONEL DEW FOR PURCHASE OF LAPTOP COMPUTER (Mrs. Gonzales)

Former board member Lionel M. Dew would like to purchase the district issued laptop computer.

The recommended action is to approve the contract with Lionel M. Dew for purchase of the laptop computer as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

40.

ACT TO APPROVE FIRST INTERIM REPORT (Mrs. Betts)

The recommended action is for the board to direct its president to certify that, based on current conditions, the district will be able to meet its financial obligations for this year and the ensuing two years; and to approve changes to the district's budget through October 31, 2012.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

41.

ACT TO APPROVE ADDITIONAL SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM TEACHING POSITION (Mrs. Mills)

To better service the needs of the staff and students of Victor Elementary School District, we have determined that there is a need to establish one new special education classroom position. Due to the increasing number of students requiring special education, it is recommended that one special education position be established.

The recommended action is to establish the new position of special education classroom teacher effective December 13, 2012.

 
 

42.

APPROVE NEW FOUR-HOUR CLASSIFIED MANAGEMENT POSITIONS (Mrs. Mills)

To better serve the needs of the staff and students of the Victor Elementary School District, we have established a part time classified management position for each school site titled School Safety Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Safety and Transportation, the job of the school safety coordinator is to provide support to the school site administer, the supervision of the noon duty supervisors, maintaining a positive safe campus, and ensuring compliance with the site’s financial, legal and administrative requirements. The funding for these positions comes from Mandated Costs Block grant that the district will receive.

The recommended action is to approve the new part-time classified management positions.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

43.

ACT TO NOMINATE CSBA DELEGATE ASSEMBLY CANDIDATE (Mrs. Gonzales)

CSBA's Delegate Assembly works with local districts, county offices, the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Delegates ensure that the association reflects the interests of school districts and county offices of education throughout the state. Nomination and candidate biographical sketch forms for CSBA's Delegate Assembly are now being accepted until Monday, January 7, 2013. Any CSBA member board is eligible to nominate board members within their geographical region or subregion. Each board may nominate as many individuals as it chooses.

In addition to the nomination, nominees must submit a candidate biographical sketch form. An optional one-page, one-sided, resume may also be submitted, (resume cannot substituted for the candidate biographical sketch form). All materials must be postmarked no later than Monday, January 7, 2013.

The board may take action to nominate candidates.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

44.

ACT TO ELECT THE VOTING REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2013 (Mrs. Gonzales)

The representative serves to vote at the county committee on school district organization's annual meeting, to fill any vacant committee positions. The county committee reviews requests on unification and/or transfers of territory. The board representative for 2012 was Karen Morgan.

The board will take action to elect a voting representative for 2013.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

45.

ACT TO ELECT THE CLERK OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2013 (Mrs. Gonzales)

The clerk will run board meetings when the president and vice-president are absent and will serve as signator on all actions requiring board certification. The clerk for 2012 was Dr. Gabriel Stine.

The board will take action to elect a clerk of the board for 2013.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

46.

ACT TO ELECT THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2013 (Mrs. Gonzales)

The vice-president will run board meetings when the president is absent. Lionel Dew was the vice-president for 2012.

The board will take action to elect a vice president of the board for 2013.

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

47.

ACT TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2013 (Mrs. Gonzales)

The president of the board is in charge of the board meetings and serves as the spokesperson on behalf of the board. The 2012 board president was Dr. Gary Elder.

The board will take action to elect a president of the board for 2013.

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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