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Victor Elementary School District
Agenda
Regular Board Meeting
WED, January 13, 2016, 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:
Gabriel Stine, President; Gary Elder, Vice President; Clayton Moore, Clerk; Karen Morgan and Joyce Chamberlain

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 #16-07 with Addendum(s)

M______ S______ V______

 
 

3.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review proposed employment contract for the Director of Fiscal Services

 
 

4.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review proposed employment contract for the Business Office Manager

 
 

5.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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

 
 

6.

RECEIVE LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)

 
 

7.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintenden 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.

Review Board Protocol

Teamwork Section #6:

Loyalty to the board includes:

• Giving one’s opinion on all issues

• Not bad-mouthing other board members, particularly in public

• Respecting each individual’s opinion

• Accepting and living with the action of the board

 
 

11.

Review of Basic #3

VESD Basic #3: The Professional Guidelines for Common Courtesy are the standards for our conduct.

 
 

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.

RECOGNITION OF 2015 PRESIDENT, VICE-PRESIDENT, AND CLERK OF THE BOARD (Mrs. Gonzales)

The district will recognize the 2015 board president, Joyce Chamberlain; vice-president, Gabriel Stine; and board clerk, Gary Elder, for their service.

 
 

18.

SECOND READING OF REVISED BOARD BYLAW AND POLICIES (Mrs. Gonzales)

The following board bylaw and board policies are presented for the second reading and input. The final reading and approval is scheduled for February 3, 2016.

Revised Bylaws/Policies
BB 9400 Board and Superintendent Protocols (revised)
BP 3270 Sale and Disposal of Books, Equipment and Supplies (revised)
BP 6190 Evaluation of the Instructional Program (revised)

 
 

19.

RECEIVE 2014-2015 DISTRICT AUDIT (Mrs. Jauregui)

The District’s Auditor, Jeff Nigro, CPA of Nigro & Nigro, has completed the 2014-2015 audit. Copies have been forwarded to the appropriate State and County agencies. Copies are also available at the District Office for review by any interested parties.

 
 

20.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board will receive the monthly monitoring report.

 
 

21.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The monthly conference report will be presented.

 
 

22.

RECEIVE MONTHLY ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the monthly attendance recognition report.

 
 

23.

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

The board will receive the monthly suspension report.

 
 

24.

RECEIVE QUARTERLY WILLIAMS UNIFORM COMPLAINT REPORTS (Mrs. Benitez)

The board will receive the quarterly reports from October, 2014 - December, 2015.

 
 

Consent Items (Items 25-33)

The board will review and approve all consent items listed below (items 25-33)

M_____ S_____ V_____

 
 

25.

Approve Minutes of the December 9, 2015, Regular Board Meeting

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

 
 

26.

Approve District Warrants

 
 

27.

Approve 2016-2017 Budget Calendar

 
 

28.

Approve Updated County Form No. 1, Certification of Board Minutes

 
 

29.

Approve Revised Conflict of Interest Code

The Conflict of Interest Code has been updated to reflect two additional job positions: (1) Public Information Officer; (2) Business Office Manager.

 
 

30.

Approve Contract List

 
 

31.

Act to Approve Donation for Mojave Vista School from Jack Miller of 3 used file cabinets

 
 

32.

Approve Donation of $200 from Valley Hi Toyota for Challenger School to be used for field trip funds

 
 

33.

Approve Volunteers for West Palms, Challenger, Endeavour, Irwin Academy, Puesta Del Sol, Lomitas, Mountain View Montessori, and Discovery School of the Arts

 
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
 

34.

ACT TO APPROVE LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCY PLAN (Ms. Clark)

The approval of a Local Educational Agency Plan (LEA Plan) by the local school board is a requirement for receiving federal funding subgrants for NCLB programs. The LEA Plan includes specific descriptions as outlined in the provisions of NCLB and mandated by the State Board of Education. As a district in year 3 of program improvement, we are required to consult with a DAIT provider and include their recommendations in our LEA Plan. Our LEA Plan summarizes the DAIT needs assessment and details the action steps we will take as a district.


The recommendation is to approve the Local Education Agency Plan as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

35.

ACT TO APPROVE MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL (MVMCS) CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION POLICY EFFECTIVE 07/01/16 (Mrs. Mills)

The certificated compensation policy was updated to ensure MVMCS addresses the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and meets the interests of MVMCS and staff. It is recommended that ACA-eligible staff be offered a health plan with 50% of the premium paid by MVMCS and 50% paid by employee.

Approved by MVMCS AC December 17, 2015

The recommended action is to approve the MVMCS Certificated Employees Compensation Policy, effective 7/1/16 as presented.

M_______ S________ V_______

 
 

36.

ACT TO APPROVE MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTESSORI CHARTER SCHOOL (MVMCS) CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULES EFFECTIVE 7/1/16 (Mrs. Mills)

It is recommended that the salary schedules for the MVMCS classified staff reflect the discontinuation of the health benefit stipend and the stipend be combined with base pay for staff who were receiving the stipend.

Teacher Assistant Salary Scheduled Approved by MVMCS AC November 19, 2015 Hourly/Daily Salary Schedule Approved by MVMCS AC November 19, 2015

The recommended action is to approve the MVMCS Classified Salary Schedules as presented, effective July 1, 2016.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

37.

ACT TO APPROVE NEW MEMBER, DANIELLE GUZMAN, TO THE CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (Mrs. Betts)

Danielle Guzman has submitted an application for the Citizens’ Oversight Committee. She would hold a role as an “At-Large Community Member”.

The recommended action is to approve Danielle Guzman as a committee member, as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

38.

ACT TO APPROVE NEW MEMBER, KIMBERLY PODOLSKY, TO THE CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (Mrs. Betts)

Galileo parent, Kimberly Podolsky, has submitted an application for the Citizens’ Oversight Committee. She would hold a role as “a parent/guardian with a VESD-enrolled child, active in PTO”.

The recommended action is to approve Kimberly Podolsky as a committee member, as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

39.

ACT TO APPROVE NEW MEMBER, TAMEKA PONCE, TO THE CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (Mrs. Betts)

Endeavour parent, Tameka Ponce, has submitted an application for the Citizens’ Oversight Committee. She would hold a role as “a parent/guardian with a VESD-enrolled child, active in PTO”.

The recommended action is to approve Tameka Ponce as a committee member, as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

40.

ACT TO APPROVE TWO CLASSIFIED MEMORANDUMS OF UNDERSTANDING (Mrs. Mills)

The Memorandums of Understanding were created by District and CSEA negotiators using the Interest Based Bargaining Approach and a neutral facilitator. CSEA held a ratification vote on December 15, 2015. By a majority vote, the Memorandums of Understanding were approved by the Bargaining Unit Members.

The recommended action is to approve the two Memorandums of Understanding between CSEA and VESD as presented.

M_______ S________ V_______

 
 

41.

ACT TO APPROVE CSEA AB 1200 (Mrs. Mills)

The CSEA AB 1200 financial report is required to be completed when any additions, deletions or modifications have been made to the CSEA agreement. The CSEA AB 1200 was posted for public view for 10 working days. It is presented to the Board of Trustees for approval.

The recommended action is to approve the CSEA AB 1200.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

42.

ACT TO ESTABLISH ONE NEW CLASSIFIED POSITION ASSIGNED TO PUPIL SERVICES (Mrs. Mills)

Tanya Benitez, Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Services, requests to establish one new 5 hour/206 day Instructional Assistant position assigned to Pupil Services. This new position is needed to assist with the preschool speech program.

The recommended action is to establish one new 5 hour/206 day Instructional Assistant position assigned to Pupil Services, effective January 14, 2016.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

43.

ACT TO APPROVE DIRECTOR OF FISCAL SERVICES EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT (Mrs. Mills)

The employment contract for the Director of Fiscal Services will be presented for the board’s consideration as attached.

The recommended action is to approve the Director of Fiscal Services Employment Contract as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

44.

ACT TO APPROVE BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT

The employment contract for the Business Office Manager will be presented for the board’s consideration as attached.

The recommended action is to approve the Business Office Manager Employment Contract as presented.

M_______ S_______ V_______

 
 

45.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 16-01 APPROVING THE ANNUAL AND FIVE YEAR REPORTABLE FEES REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015, IN COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 66006 AND 66001 (Mr. Etter)

The district has received and expended statutory and/or alternative school facilities fees for the construction and/or modernization of school facilities in order to accommodate students. Pursuant to Government Code Section 66006(a), the district is required to deposit the reportable fees collected into a separate capital facilities account.

The recommended action is to approve Resolution 16-01 in compliance with Government Code.

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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