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Previous MeetingJanuary 20, 2015 06:00 PM
Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees

1376 Piedmont Road, San Jose, CA 95132

 

  
Preliminary Information
Mission Statement:Berryessa Union School District provides all students the skills to become lifelong learners and successful 21st century global citizens. 

Call to Order: 6:00 p.m. 

Open Session: 7:00 p.m.
 

CLOSED SESSION – Personnel, Negotiations, Legal Matters

Pursuant to State law (Section 54954.2), closed sessions are not open to the public and may only be held for collective bargaining discussion, employment or dismissal of an employee, disciplinary matters relative to student(s) or employee(s), meeting with legal counsel on pending or anticipated litigation, emergency situations, and other exceptions as provided by law, including Government Code Sections 54957 and 54957.6.

 


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  CALL TO ORDER   
         
a. Roll Call     
 

Richard Claspill, President 

David Cohen, Vice President 

Thelma Boac, Clerk 

Hugo Jimenez, Member

Khoa Nguyen, Member 

Unfold 2.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)) Significant Exposure to Litigation: One potential case     
         
b. Conference with Negotiator, Govt. Code Section 54957.6     
 

Agency Negotiator:

Jennifer Brown and Other Members of the Negotiating Team Employee 

Organizations: 

California School Employee Association

California Teachers Association of Berryessa

Teamsters, Local 150 Agency 

 

         
c. Public Employee Performance Evaluation, Govt. Code Section 54957     
  Superintendent
3.  PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS   
4.  ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold 5.  RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION   
         
a. Flag Salute     
         
b. District Mission Statement     
         
c. Norms of the Board of Trustees     
         
d. Disclosure of Action Taken in Closed Session     
         
e. Adoption of Agenda      (V)  
6.  PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS   
Unfold 7.  CONSENT CALENDAR   
         
a. Consent Calendar      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve consent calendar items.
         
b. Minutes of Regular Meeting – December 9, 2014      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the minutes from the December 9, 2014 regular board meeting.
         
c. Minutes of Special Meeting – January 6, 2015      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the minutes from the January 6, 2015 special board meeting.
         
d. Personnel Report 14/15-7 (Human Resources)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve personnel actions regarding individual employment status.
         
e. Acceptance of Gifts (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board accept the December 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 donation report and gifts listed for the purposes stated and direct the Superintendent to send a letters of appreciation and acceptance to the donors signed by the Superintendent as Secretary to the Board.
         
f. Contracted Services Agreements (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the contracted services agreements charged to the accounts as indicated.
         
g. Disposal of Surplus Property (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the list of obsolete district property and direct staff to dispose of items in accordance with the prescribed methods outlined in Education Code 60501, 60510 and 60530.
         
h. Financial Report (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board accept the Financial Report from December 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
         
i. Purchase Order Report (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the attached purchase orders.   
         
j. Revolving Fund Report (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the Revolving Fund expenditures from December 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
         
k. Warrant Summary Report (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve warrants dated from December 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.
         
l. Audit Report for South Bay Area Schools Insurance Authority (SBASIA) for the Fiscals Years Ended on June 30, 2014 and 2013 (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board accept the audit report for South Bay Area Schools Insurance Authority (SBASIA) for the fiscal years ended on June 30, 2014 and 2013.
         
m. Audit Report for East Valley Schools Transportation Agency (EVSTA)for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2104 (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board accept the East Valley Schools Transportation Agency (EVSTA)audit report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.
         
n. Grant Award to Noble School (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended that the board approve the grant award to Noble School from Noble PTA.
         
o. Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) Claim Reimbursement Agreement with Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Education Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the agreement with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education to facilitate the claiming of reimbursement from the state for time spent on specific special education job related duties for eligible students. This replaces the Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) billing portion of the contract currently in place with Medical Billing Technologies
         
p. Staff Out-of-State Travel (Education Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the proposed out-of-state travel for Barbara O'Brien, Joseph McCreary, and Michele Hatfield to attend the Annual Association for Supervision and Development (ASCD) Conference in Houston, Texas on March 19 and 20, 2015.
         
q. Agreement Between School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) and Berryessa Union School District (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve a five year term (July 1, 2015 through June 20, 2020) agreement between Berryessa Union School District and School Project Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) for natural gas services.
         
r. Agreement with Kanastab & Associates and Berryessa Union School District (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the agreement from Kanastab & Associates to provide facility advisory consultation services to support Berryessa Union School District’s Measure L Bond projects.
         
s. Agreement between School Site Solutions and Berryessa Union School District (Business Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the agreement between School Site Solutions, Inc. (SSS) for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Compliance Consulting Services to complete all necessary CEQA compliance tasks and documents needed for final site approval package for submission to the California Department of Education (CDE) for the 3.5 acre Flea Market site located at 1592 Berryessa Road, San Jose, CA.
         
t. Agreement with Safetrans Transportation, Inc. for 2014-15 (Education Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the agreement with Safetrans Transportation, Inc.
         
u. Agreement with Steven Putz, DBA Robotics Learning (Education Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approved the agreement with Steven Putz, DBA Robotics Learning to provide robotics instruction at Laneview Elementary School.
         
v. Amended Non-Public Agency Contract with Nova Health Therapies, Inc. (Education Services)      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended the board approve the amended contract with Nova Health Therapies, Inc., a non-public agency.
Unfold 8.  REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS   
         
a. Quarterly Report on Williams Uniform Complaints (Education Services)     
  Quarterly report on Williams Uniform Complaints for the period of October 1, 2014 through December 31,2014.
         
b. Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Update (Education Services)     
  Staff will provide an update on Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).
         
c. Common Core Report (Education Services)     
  Staff will give an update of the District's Common Core activities.
         
d. Bond Financial Plan Issuance Presentation (Business Services)     
  Public Financial Management, Inc. (PFM), the District's financial advisor will provide a financial plan in connection with Measure L Bond Issuance.
9.  COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS   
10.  SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT   
11.  COMMENTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE BOARD   
Unfold 12.  REVIEW AND ACTION   
         
a. Approval of Right of Entry      (V)  
  It is recommended the board approve a right of entry in favor of the City of San Jose in connection with construction of a proposed sidewalk adjacent to Commodore Drive on District property, conditioned on reaching agreement with the City regarding the specific terms of the right of entry, in consultation with staff and legal counsel.
         
b. Acceptance of 2013-14 Annual Audit (Business Services)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board accept the 2013-14 Annual Audit.
         
c. Strategic Plan      (V)  
  It is recommended the board accept the updated Strategic Plan.
         
d. Proposed Position Description - Administrative Secretary - Child Nutrition Services (Human Resources)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board approve the proposed new position description of the Administrative Secretary - Child Nutrition Services.
         
e. Proposed Position Description - Noon Duty Supervisor (Human Resources)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board approve the revised Noon Duty Supervisor position description.
         
f. Single School Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) for 2014-2015 (Education Services)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board approve the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) for the 2014-2015 school year.   
         
g. Resolution 14-14, Authorizing the Issuance of the 2014 General Obligation Bonds, Series A, (Business Services)      (V)  
 

It is recommended the board approve Resolution 14-14, authorizing the issuance of the 2014 General Obligation Bonds, Series A.

         
h. Resolution 14-15 Establish Measure L Independent Citizens Oversight Committee and Approve Bylaws      (V)  
  It is recommended the board adopt Resolution 14-15 establishing the Measure L Independent Citizens Oversight Committee and approve Bylaws.
         
i. Measure L Implementation Plan and Budget Approval (Business Services)      (V)  
 

It is recommended the board approve the attached Measure L implementation plan.

         
j. Public Hearing/Disclosure of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California Teachers Association Berryessa (CTAB) And Berryessa Union School District (Human Resources)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board:

1)  Conduct a public hearing on the Disclosure of the CTAB Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2)  Approve the attached certified Disclosure of the CTAB Collective Bargaining Agreement.
         
k. Approval of the Agreement between the California Teachers Association Berryessa (CTAB) And Berryessa Union School District (Human Resources)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board approve the contract language changes in the tentative agreement with CTAB.
         
l. Public Hearing/Disclosure of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Teamsters Local Union 150 And Berryessa Union School District (Human Resources)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board:

1)  Conduct a public hearing on the Disclosure of the Teamsters Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2)  Approve the attached certified Disclosure of the Teamsters Collective Bargaining Agreement.
         
m. Approval of the Agreement between Teamsters Local Union 150 And Berryessa Union School District (Human Resources)      (V)  
  It is recommended the board approve the contract language changes in the tentative agreement with Teamsters Local Union 150.
13.  REQUESTS FOR STAFF FOLLOW-UP   
14.  ITEMS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS   
15.  ADJOURNMENT   

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NORMS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Berryessa Union School District Board of Trustees Agree to:

  • Focus on the best interest of students at all times
  • Be respectful
  • Listen openly
  • Address problems and process; not persons
  • Keep each other informed
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Work toward the future; learn from the past
  • Equal participation from all members
  • Stay on task

 

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