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Victor Elementary School District
Minutes
Regular Board Meeting
WED, July 12, 2017, 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 12, 2017, at the district office, 12219 Second Ave., Victorville, California. The meeting began at 6:02 p.m.
Members:
PRESENT: Gary Elder, President; Clayton Moore, Vice President; Gabriel Stine and Joyce Chamberlain. Karen Morgan, Clerk, arrived at 6:20 p.m.

ABSENT: None

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

1.

Receive Public Verbal Comments Regarding Closed Session Items: None


CLOSED SESSION

2.

REVIEW BOARD SELF-EVALUATION


3.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/RELEASE/RESIGNATION: Act to Approve Personnel Reports #18-01 with Addendum(s)

Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a vote of 4-0, (Karen Morgan ws absent during the vote) the board approved the personnel reports with addendums as presented.


4.

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Review Proposed Offer of Employment for MVM Head of School


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)


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

The board recessed from closed session at 6:54 p.m. and entered regular session at 7:03 p.m

7.

Pledge of Allegiance


8.

Report Actions Taken in Closed Session

Any actions taken in closed session above were reported out to the public.


9.

Review Board Protocol

Respect-Decorum Section #3: Each board member and the superintendent are honorable, honest, and dedicated to the success of the board.


10.

Review of Basic #10

VESD Basic #10: We create diversity-inclusive working and learning environments, free from discrimination and harassment, to promote opportunity and equality for all.


Communication Session

11.

Public Verbal Comments

Brian Villatoro, a parent that spoke at a previous meeting regarding enrollment procedures, researched and distributed copies of CA Education Code Section 48356 to the board and cabinet.


12.

V.E.T.A. Report

Beth Fehrs, VETA President, thanked board and cabinet on their continued efforts during the summer to prepare programs for teachers. She thanked classified for their work to get classrooms ready.


13.

C.S.E.A. Report

Rhonda Heathcoat, CSEA Vice President, thanked everyone for their hard work during the summer to get schools ready for August. She thanked the staff at the district office, maintenance, grounds and custodians for working through the heat to get everything ready for August 17. She hopes everyone gets a chance to spend time with family and friends.


14.

Superintendent's Comments

Mrs. Gonzales, Superintendent, is looking forward to Cabinet's retreat which is 4 days this year. She congratulated SES Summer School. She received good post results to validate the work that was done. Classified is doing an awesome job getting schools ready. Mrs. Gonzales introduced Tanya Newell. Her Offer of Employment (as Head of School for Mountain View Montessori Charter School) is on tonight's consent agenda.


15.

Board Members Comments

(1) Mrs. Chamberlain thanked everyone for coming out to the board meeting. She welcomed Tanya Newell and her husband. She thanked Rhonda for sharing how hard classified is working to get the schools ready. (2) Mrs. Morgan wished everyone a happy summer. She added that she hopes classified do not work too hard; she doesn't want anyone to get exhausted from the heat. (3) Dr. Stine hopes everyone enjoys the summer. (4) Mr. Moore has been busy teaching summer school. His class just finished "The Grapes of Wrath". One of the big themes found in the book was four words, "from I to we". Our district has a strong practice of teamwork and he appreciates that from everyone here. Its been a good year this last year and he is looking forward to more. (5) Dr. Elder had no comments.


Information Items

16.

RECEIVE 2016/2017 ANNUAL SUSPENSION REPORT (Mrs. Benitez)

The board received the annual end-of-year suspension report for 2016/2017.


17.

FIRST READING OF NEW AND REVISED BOARD POLICIES (Mrs. Gonzales)

The following board policies were presented for the first reading and input. The second reading is scheduled for August 9, 2017, with final reading and approval on September 13, 2017.

New and Revised Policies:
BB 9012 Board Member Electronic Communications (New)
BB 9240 Board Development (Revised)
BB 9323 Meeting Conduct (Revised)
BP 0460 Local Control And Accountability Plan (New)
BP 1250 Visitors-Outsiders (Revised)
BP 1340 Access To District Records (Revised)
BP 3270 Sale and Disposal of Book (Revised)
BP 3311 Bids (Revised)
BP 3311.1 Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Procedures (New)
BP 3470 Debt Issuance and Management (New)
BP 3551 Food Service Operations-Cafeteria Fund (Revised)
BP 4030 Nondiscrimination in Employment (Revised)
BP 4119.11 Sexual Harassment (Revised)
BP 5145.12 Search and Seizure (Revised)
BP 6145 Extracurricular And Co-curricular Activities (Revised)
BP 6174 Education For English Learners (Revised)


Consent Items (Items 18-21)

Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Clayton Moore, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved all consent items listed below (items 18-21).

18.

Approve Minutes of the June 28, 2017, Regular Board Meeting

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


19.

Approve Contract List


20.

Act to Approve Offer of Employment of Mountain View Montessori Head of School Position

The Offer of Employment for Mountain View Montessori Head of School is presented for your approval.


21.

Approve Annual Membership Agreement with SANDABS


ACTION ITEMS

22.

ACT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 17-18 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 17-18 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.

Attachments:
Resolution 17-18
Special Tax Exhibit A For 2004-1
Special Tax Exhibit A For 2005-1
Special Tax Exhibit A For 2005-2
Special Tax Exhibit A For 2006-2

Upon a motion by Karen Morgan, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, 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 17-18 as presented.


23.

ACT TO APPROVE 2017-18 THINK TOGETHER CONTRACT (Mrs. Betts)

The 2017-18 Think Together contract is being presented for the Board’s approval in order to continue after-school programs at 12 of our school sites: Brentwood, Challenger, Del Rey, Galileo, Green Tree East, Irwin, Liberty, Lomitas, Mojave Vista, Park View, Puesta del Sol and Village.

Upon a motion by Joyce Chamberlain, seconded by Clayton Moore, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the 2017-18 Think Together Contract as presented.


24.

ACT TO APPROVE TERMINATION OF BOARD DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY (Mrs. Gleason)

Education Codes 17604-05, 35161, 81655-56, 85232-33 refer to the Governing Boards’ right to delegate authority to individuals of the District and require a Certification of Board Minutes reflecting a termination of Board delegation of authority.

Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Clayton Moore, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved termination of all Board delegation of authority previously granted to the former Director of Fiscal Services, Laurien Spiller, as required in Ed Code.


25.

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.

We have performed a diligent search to recruit fully prepared teachers for classrooms K-6 and Special Education and it is necessary to hire Interns or Emergency Permit holders to fill the classroom needs.

Upon a motion by Clayton Moore, seconded by Gabriel Stine, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the Annual Declaration Of Need For Fully Qualified Educators as presented.


26.

ACT TO ESTABLISH NEW CLASSIFIED RSP PARA EDUCATOR POSITION (Mrs. Mills)

Tanya Benitez, Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Services, is recommending that a new Classified RSP Para Educator position be established to support a new RSP teaching position assigned to rove. This new position will be 5 hours per day, 206 days per year.

Upon a motion by Karen Morgan, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved establishing one new 5 hour/206 day RSP Para Educator position assigned to Pupil Services.


27.

ACT TO APPROVE ADDITIONAL SCHOOL NURSE POSITION (Mrs. Mills)

In order to meet the needs of increasing number of students in the district we are requesting an additional school nurse position to meet those needs.

Upon a motion by Clayton Moore, seconded by Karen Morgan, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the additional School Nurse Position.


28.

ACT TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS ON THE BASIS OF PROVISIONAL INTERN PERMITS (Mrs. Mills)

The Provisional Internship Permit (PIP) allows an employing agency to fill an immediate staffing need by hiring an individual who has not yet met the subject matter competence requirement needed to enter an intern program. The District has made diligent recruitment efforts.

Upon a motion by Clayton Moore, seconded by Karen Morgan, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the employment of individuals on the basis of Provisional Intern Permits as presented.


29.

ACT TO APPROVE EMPLOYMENT CLASSROOM TEACHERS ON THE BASIS OF A PROVISIONAL INTERN PERMITS - MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTESSORI (Mrs. Mills)

The Provisional Internship Permit (PIP) allows an employing agency to fill an immediate staffing need by hiring an individual who has not yet met the subject matter competence requirement needed to enter an intern program. Diligent recruitment efforts have been made.

Upon a motion by Karen Morgan, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board approved the employment of individuals on the basis of Provisional Intern Permits as presented.


Adjournment

Upon a motion by Gabriel Stine, seconded by Joyce Chamberlain, and followed by a 5-0 vote, the board adjourned at 7:33 p.m.


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