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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
TUE, March 10, 2015, 6:00 pm
Location:
District Office, 12219 2nd Ave., Victorville, CA


VISIONARY MISSION STATEMENT: VESD is committed to inspiring purposeful learners who create their futures with confidence, curiosity, innovation, and integrity through engaging learning experiences in safe environments within a supportive culture.

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 governing board may request assistance by contacting the office of the superintendent at (760) 245-1691.

Public Documents Relating to Open Session Agenda Items are available to the public at the Victor Elementary School District, office of the superintendent, 12219 Second Ave, Victorville, California.
Call To Order
Roll Call

Members:
Joyce Chamberlain, President; Gabriel Stine, Vice President; Gary Elder, Clerk; Clayton Moore and Karen Morgan

Public Verbal Comments (6:00 p.m.)

 
 

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 #15-11 with Addendum(s) and Resolution 15-04 regarding non-reelection of certificated employees

M______ S______ V______

 
 

3.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

4.

RECEIVE LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)

 
 

5.

REVIEW BOARD SELF-EVALUATION

Communication #1: During a meeting, board members, when interacting with the public, will not make statements that could be interpreted as having full board concurrence.

 
 

6.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent 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

Communication Section #4: Questions and clarification of board agenda items are to be communicated to the superintendent or appropriate designee prior to the board meeting, if at all possible

 
 

10.

Review of Basic #6

VESD Basic #6: We take personal responsibility for personal and group decisions; therefore, "We versus They" does not exist, we do not blame or make excuses.

 
 

PUBLIC HEARING

 
 

11.

PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING OBSOLETE MATH TEXTBOOKS (Ms. Clark)

The board has approved the adoption of math textbooks aligned to the new Common Core State Standards. The math textbooks that are in the classroom will be obsolete at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Pursuant to AR 3270, the Board will allow members of the public to address the Board regarding the distribution of these materials.

 
 

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.

Superintendent's Comments

 
 

16.

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

 
 

17.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will receive the monthly monitoring report.

 
 

18.

INFORMATION REGARDING RESOLUTION #15-03, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF 2008 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES B (Mrs. Betts)

An election was held in the Victor Elementary School District in November 2008 for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the district for various purposes in the maximum amount of $150,000,000. The district now desires to issue its second series of bonds under the authorization in an amount not-to-exceed $16,500,000. Pursuant to Education Code 15146(b)(2), the resolution and materials included in this agenda item are to first be publicly noticed as an information item at the March 10, 2015 board meeting, with the action item to follow at the April 15, 2015, board meeting.

 
 

19.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The monthly conference report will be presented.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE MONTHLY SUSPENSION REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2015 (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the monthly suspension report.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 21-26)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 21-26).

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

21.

Approve Minutes of the February 25, 2015, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

22.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

23.

Approve Comprehensive School Safety Plans for All Sites

Attached is a sample Comprehensive School Safety Plan. Each school is required to have all the elements as outlined in the sample. All schools follow the same format in order to assure they are meeting the guidelines as set forth by the State of California. Administration has reviewed all the Safety Plans and verified that all are in compliance with state guidelines.

 
 

24.

Approve Revised Site Plan for Liberty School

 
 

25.

Approve Donation of $156.17 for Liberty School from Target Take Charge of Education program

 
 

26.

Approve Volunteers for Lomitas, Del Rey, Galileo, Mojave Vista and Park View schools

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

27.

ACT TO AWARD ALL CATEGORIES FOR BIDS ON ARROWHEAD SCHOOL (Mr. Etter)

Information will be presented regarding the bids on the new Arrowhead school project.

The recommended action is to approve and award bids for all categories for apparent low bidders as presented, and to authorize Debbie Betts, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, to sign all contracts and other documents relating to the Arrowhead School project.

M_______ S________ V_______

 
 

28.

ACT TO APPROVE SECOND INTERIM REPORT (Ms. Jauregui)

The recommended action is for the Board of Trustees 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 budget through January 31, 2015.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

29.

ACT TO APPROVE DONATION/DISPOSAL OF OBSOLETE MATH TEXTBOOKS (Ms. Clark)

Pursuant to BP 3270 and AR 3270(b), the value of the obsolete math textbooks has been determined to be insufficient to defray the costs of arranging a sale. Following the public hearing for input regarding the disposal of obsolete math textbooks, these materials may be donated or may be disposed of by dumping.

The recommended action is that the textbooks be donated. Any textbooks remaining after 60 days will be disposed of.

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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