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Victor Elementary School District
Minutes
Regular Board Meeting
WED, June 8, 2016, 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, June 8, 2016, at the district office, 12219 Second Ave, Victorville, California. The meeting began at 6:00 p.m. with a reception for the 2015-2016 retirees and their families, as well as the Victor Elementary Educational Foundation scholarship recipients.
Members:
PRESENT: Gabriel Stine, President; Clayton Moore, Clerk; Joyce Chamberlain, and Karen Morgan (Karen Morgan stepped out of the meeting 8:20 pm - 8:23 pm)

ABSENT: Gary Elder, Vice President

Reception for VESD Retirees and VEEF Scholarship Recipients (6:00-7:00 PM)

The board attended a reception for the 2016 VESD retirees and VEEF scholarship recipients.

REGULAR SESSION (7:00 p.m.)

The board entered regular session at 7:03 p.m.

1.

Pledge of Allegiance


2.

Recognition of 2016 VEEF Scholarship Recipients (Mrs. Betts)

Students who received scholarships from Victor Elementary Education Foundation were invited to the meeting and introduced to the board.


3.

Recognition of 2016 District Retirees (Mrs. Mills)

The following employees have chosen to retire this year from Victor Elementary School District. Collectively these individuals have served the students of Victor Elementary School District for over 631 years.

Raymond Rivera - 10 years of service
Vida Sauer -28 years of service
Jill Hetzel -17 years of service
Kim Adams -27 years of service
Raymond Savedra -10 years of service
Vince Maciel -25 years of service
Patty Plaxton -24 years of service
Monica Tarango -37 years of service
Cora Castro -11 years of service
Pearl OBrien -30 years of service
Tisha Entz -18 years of service
Diane Kelly -19 years of service
Diane Long -10 years of service
Kenna Merica -29 years of service
Buawan Miller -15 years of service
Gerard Miller -26 years of service
Debra Watson -26 years of service
Ann Dollar -25 years of service
Sandra Burk -35 years of service
Beverly Thomas -17 years of service
Denise Murphy -27 years of service
Gene Norton -10 years of service
Denise Booye -22 years of service
David Hunter-Inman -31 years of service
Carol Hunter-Inman -31 years of service
Diana Pardo -23 years of service
Mary Yenalavitch -11 years of service
Gretchen Stoll -26 years of service
Brenda Renno -11 years of service


These retirees and their families were invited to attend the meeting and the board members recognized their service to the district and wished them well.


4.

Recess

The board recessed at 7:56 p.m. and returned to regular session at 8:05 p.m.


5.

Review Board Protocol

Teamwork Section #13: It is the responsibility of each board member to help the superintendent be successful.


6.

Review of Basic #4

VESD Basic #4: As role models, we take pride in our professional dress, personal appearance, and the materials and equipment entrusted to us.


Communication Session

7.

Public Verbal Comments: None


8.

V.E.T.A. Report

Beth Fehrs, VETA President, stated that the teachers had their Professional Development days this week and will have two training days in August. She thanked the board for their support. She has already seen the CSEA staff at full force working on projects at the sites. She thanked cabinet for their support with programs and training. Congratulations to all the retirees and scholarship recipients.


9.

C.S.E.A. Report

Ruben Santos, CSEA President, thanked Rhonda Heathcoat, CSEA Vice President, for filling in for him at the last several board meetings. He congratulated all the retirees and VEEF recipients. Classified staff is hard at work doing the bigger jobs over the summer. He thanked the teachers for all they do and taking care of our kids. He thanked the board and cabinet for joining CSEA for dinner the other night. He finished by thanking the CSEA board and the reclassification committee.


10.

Superintendent Comments

Mrs. Gonzales started by congratulating the scholarship winners and the retirees. She thanked VETA and CSEA for inviting the board and cabinet to their dinners recently. She commented that this was an outstanding school year and thanked both VETA and CSEA for that. Well done. Mrs. Gonzales closed by thanking the VESD picnic committee. It was a blast.


11.

Board Members Comments

(1) Joyce Chamberlain congratulated the scholarship recipients and the retirees. She thanked VETA and CSEA for the invitations to their dinners recently. They were very enjoyable. She also had a lot of fun at the VESD picnic. She wished everyone a wonderful, fun filled summer vacation. (2) Clayton Moore thanked VETA and CSEA for the dinner invitations. He congratulated the scholarship winners and retirees. He will try to attend the VEEF golf tournament tomorrow. He enjoyed the VESD picnic. (3) Karen Morgan has just returned from traveling to visit family . She was sorry to miss the dinners and the picnic during that time. She congratulated the retirees; there will be a huge gap to fill and it is very emotional. She wished everyone a great summer. She commented how much she loves this district and is really proud of everything. (4) Dr. Stine also thanked the unions for the dinners. He congratulated the scholarship winners and retirees. He wished everyone a great summer.


PUBLIC HEARING

12.

Public Hearing on the 2016/17 Annual District Budget and Proposed Allocation of Excess Reserves for 2016/2017 (Mrs. Spiller)

A public hearing was held to give the public an opportunity to comment on these items:

1. The presented 2016/2017 district budgets have been available at the District Office since June 3, 2016. (Adjustments to these budgets will be made after Governor Brown signs the California State Budget.)

2. The presented proposed statement for balances in excess of minimum reserve requirements for fiscal year 2016/2017.

The hearing was opened at 8:16 p.m. and closed at 8:17 p.m. There were no comments from the public.


PUBLIC HEARING

13.

Public Hearing on 2016/2017 District Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) (Mrs. Spiller)

A public hearing was held to give the public an opportunity to comment on the 2016/2017 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for Victor Elementary School District. The 2016/2017 LCAP has been available at the District Office since June 3rd, 2016.

The hearing was opened at 8:17 p.m. and closed at 8:18 p.m. There were no comments from the public.


Information Items

14.

RECEIVE MONITORING REPORT (Mrs. Gonzales)

The board received the monthly monitoring report.


15.

RECEIVE MONTHLY ATTENDANCE RECOGNITION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board received the monthly attendance recognition report.


16.

RECEIVE MONTHLY CONFERENCE REPORT (Ms. Clark)

The monthly conference report was presented.


Consent Items (Items 17-25)

Upon a motion by Joyce Chamberlain, seconded by Clayton Moore, and followed by a vote of 3-0 (Karen Morgan was absent during the vote), the board approved all consent items listed below (items 17-25).

17.

Approve Minutes of the May 25, 2016, Regular Board Meeting

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


18.

Approve District Warrants Report


19.

Approve Resolution #16-13 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, 2016 through June 30, 2017.


20.

Approve 2016-2017 Site Plans for for all VESD Schools

Request for approval of School Site Plans for the 2016- 2017 school year for:

Brentwood School of Environmental Studies
Challenger School of Sports & Fitness
Del Rey AVID Elementary School
Discovery School of the Arts
Endeavour School of Exploration
Galileo Academy
Green Tree East Leadership Academy
Irwin Academy Elementary
Liberty School of Creativity and Innovation
Lomitas Institute of Technology
Mojave Vista School of Cultural Arts
Mountain View Montessori Charter School
Puesta del Sol Elementary
Park View Preparatory
Sixth Street Preparatory School
Village Elementary
West Palms Conservatory


21.

Approve Donation of $118.00 from Target for Brentwood School to be used for instructional materials


22.

Approve Donation of $100.52 from Target for Liberty School to be used for instructional materials and supplies.


23.

Approve Donation of $274.64 from Target for Discovery School to be used for supplies.


24.

Approve Donation of Shelving to Lomitas School valued at $583.99 from Gulbranson Services, Inc.


25.

Approve Miscellaneous Donations for Career Fair


ACTION ITEMS

26.

ACT TO APPROVE RESOLUTION 16-14, AUTHORIZING TEMPORARY BORROWING BETWEEN FUNDS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT (Mrs. Spiller)

Resolution #16-14 will allow payroll warrants to be drawn against the General Fund even if its cash balance is insufficient as long as cash balances in all funds are sufficient to cover the expense.

Upon a motion by Clayton Moore, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a vote of 3-0 (Karen Morgan was absent during the vote),the board approved Resolution #16-14 authorizing temporary borrowing between funds of the school district for the fiscal year 2016-2017.


27.

ACT TO APPROVE 2016-17 EARLY PRIMARY PROGRAM RESOLUTION #16-12 (Ms. Clark)

This resolution complies with Education Code 8970 and will allow the district to extend the amount of instructional time to students in kindergarten through third grade in order to assist each student in meeting state standards. The resolution will help us implement common minimum days in the district by extending the school day for all kindergarten students so their school day will be the same length as the school day for 1st – 6th graders. In addition, this resolution will allow schools to implement an extended day kinder program.

Upon a motion by Joyce Chamberlain, seconded by Clayton Moore, and followed by a vote of 3-0 (Karen Morgan was absent during the vote), the board approved Resolution 16-12 as presented.


28.

ACT TO APPROVE INCREASE TO PSYCHOLOGIST COMPENSATION (Mrs. Mills)

It is recommended for the 2015/2016 school year, a 5% retro to July 1, 2015 on-schedule salary increase and a 2% retro to July 1, 2015 off-schedule one-time bonus to be applied after the 5% on schedule.

Add Longevity Increment at 20 years of $1,000 effective July 1, 2015

Upon a motion by Joyce Chamberlain, seconded by Clayton Moore, and followed by a vote of 3-0 (Karen Morgan was absent during the vote), the board approved the updated salary schedule as presented.


Recess:

The board recessed at 8:23 p.m. and entered into closed session at 8:27 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION

29.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review superintendent evaluation


30.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #16-15 with Addendum(s)

Upon a motion by Clayton Moore, seconded by Karen Morgan, and followed by a vote of 4-0, the board approved the personnel reports with addendums as presented.


31.

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

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


32.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review proposed employment contract for Principal at Endeavour School of Exploration.


33.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review Proposed Employment Contract for On-Site Instructional Coordinator - OSIC (Mrs. Mills)


REGULAR SESSION - REPORT OUT TO PUBLIC ON CLOSED SESSION ACTIONS

The board returned to regular session and the action taken in closed session above was reported out to the public.

ACTION ITEMS

34.

ACT TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT FOR PRINCIPAL OF ENDEAVOUR SCHOOL OF EXPLORATION (Mrs. Mills)

The employment contract for the Principal of Endeavour School of Exploration will be presented for the board’s consideration as attached.

Upon a motion by Joyce Chamberlain, seconded by Karen Morgan, and followed by a vote of 4-0, the board approved the employment contract as presented.


35.

ACT TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT FOR ON-SITE INSTRUCTIONAL COORDINATOR (OSIC) (Mrs. Mills)

The employment contract for the On-Site Instructional Coordinator will be presented for the Board’s consideration as attached.

Upon a motion by Clayton Moore, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a vote of 4-0, the board approved the employment contract as presented.


Adjournment

Upon a motion by Joyce Chamberlain, seconded by Karen Morgan, and followed by a 4-0 vote, the board adjourned at 8:49 p.m.


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