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Victor Elementary School District
Minutes
Regular Board Meeting
WED, July 16, 2014, 6:00 pm
Location:
District Office, 12219 2nd Ave., Victorville, CA


The regular board meeting of the Victor Elementary School District was held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the district office, 12219 Second Ave., Victorville, California. The meeting began at 6:00 p.m.
Members:
Present: Karen Morgan, President (arrived at 6:25 p.m.); Joyce Chamberlain, Vice President; Elise Brown, Clerk; Dr. Gabriel Stine and Dr. Gary Elder

Public Verbal Comments

1.

Receive Public Verbal Comments Regarding Closed Session Items: None


CLOSED SESSION

2.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #15-01 with Addendum(s)

Upon a motion by Gary Elder, Seconded by Gabriel Stine, and followed by a 4-0 vote, the board approved the personnel reports with addendums as presented.


3.

REVIEW PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board reviewed the pupil services report, which included the expulsion of student #9129666. The parents were present and spoke with the board regarding this matter.


4.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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


5.

RECEIVE LIABILITY CLAIMS UPDATE (Mrs. Betts)


6.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent's contract amendment


REGULAR SESSION

The board adjourned from closed session at 7:00 p.m. After a brief recess, the board entered regular session at 7:07 p.m.

7.

Pledge of Allegiance


8.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

The action taken in closed session above was reported out to the public.


9.

Review Board Protocol

Respect Decorum #7: Dredging up the past, if it is a "shoulder chip" is to be avoided.


10.

Review of Basic #19

VESD Basic #19: We always seek ways to improve current systems and are proactive in seeking opportunities for innovation.


Communication Session

11.

Public Verbal Comments: None


12.

V.E.T.A. Report: None


13.

C.S.E.A. Report:

Ruben Santos thanked the board for their support and patience. He said he looking forward to all the work we will be doing together.


14.

Superintendent's Comments

Jan Gonzales reported on last week's cabinet planning session. Action plans for the 2014-15 school year were developed and will be presented at the August 13 board meeting. Staff are working hard preparing our schools for students to return on August 18.


15.

Board Members Comments

(1) Gabriel Stine said he was glad to be back from vacation. (2) Elise Brown said she hopes everyone is having a nice summer. (3) Joyce Chamberlain welcomed Ruben Santos and said it is good to have him on board. She's looking forward to lots of good times. (4) Karen Morgan hopes everyone is having a good summer. She appreciates the staff's hard work during the summer, and she is looking forward to the coming school year. (5) Gary Elder had no comments.


Information Items

16.

RECEIVE END-OF-YEAR ATTENDANCE REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board received the overall attendance report for school year 2013-2014. Park View and Mojave Vista had the most growth.


17.

RECEIVE END-OF-YEAR SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board received the end-of year suspension report covering the 2013-14 school year.


Consent Items

Upon a motion by Gary Elder, seconded by Elise Brown, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the approved all consent items listed below (items 18-21).

18.

Approve Minutes of the June 25, 2014, Regular Board Meeting


19.

Approve District Warrants


20.

Approve Contracts for the period April - June 2014


21.

Approve Annual SANDABS Membership Agreement


ACTION ITEMS

22.

ACT TO APPROVE PUPIL SERVICES REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Karen Morgan, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the pupil services report which included the expulsion of student #9129666.


23.

ACT TO APPROVE ANNUAL DECLARATION OF NEED FOR FULLY QUALIFIED EDUCATORS (Mrs. Mills)

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing currently issues emergency permits and limited assignment permits at the request of employing districts. Only emergency CLAD, BCLAD, resource specialist, and library media may be requested. Available limited assignment permits are multiple subject, single subject and special education. We presently have vacancies within the district for classrooms K-6 and special education which may require hiring interns or emergency permit holders. Upon a motion by Gary Elder, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the Annual Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators as presented.


24.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 14-19 AS THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT #2004-1, 2005-1, 2005-2 AND 2006-2, AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE LEVYING OF SPECIAL TAXES WITHIN SAID DISTRICT (Mrs. Betts)

Each year the board must authorize the levying of special taxes for each CFD. Resolution 14-19 is the authorization for CFD 2004-1, 2005-1, 2005-2 and 2006-2. This will allow the county treasurer to collect the required taxes. Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Gary Elder, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board as the legislative body of CFD 2004-1, 2005-1, 2005-2 and 2006-2, approved and adopted Resolution 14-19 as presented.


25.

ACT TO APPROVE CONTRACT FOR PURCHASING MANAGER (Mrs. Mills)

The employment contract for the purchasing manager has been reviewed and revised in compliance with the rules and regulations of the California State Board of Education and the Governing Board of Victor Elementary School District. Due to the change in management salary schedule, the county requires classified management contracts to be board approved. Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Gary Elder, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the employment contract for Denise Gleason as the newly appointed purchasing manager as presented.


26.

ACT TO APPROVE SUPERINTENDENT'S CONTRACT AMENDMENT AND SALARY SCHEDULE (Mrs. Morgan)

The board will take action on the superintendent's contract amendment and the revised management salary schedule. The board requested that the position of Deputy Superintendent be deleted from the salary schedule. Upon a motion by Gary Elder, seconded by Gabriel Stine, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the superintendent's contract amendment and the revised management salary schedule as presented.


Adjournment

Upon a motion by Gary Elder, seconded by Gabriel Stine, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board adjourned at 7:18 p.m.


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