FEbrUARY 25, 2019 - BOARD AGENDA


Closed Session: Time: 5:30 pm

Open Session: Time: 6:30 pm (Immediately following Closed Session)

Place: Salinas City Elementary School District Office

840 South Main Street

Salinas, California 93901

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The Board of Education welcomes you to its meetings which are regularly scheduled on the 2nd or 4th Monday of the month.  Board proceedings may be in part or whole tape-recorded.

The agenda is divided into two sections:

A: REGULAR AGENDA

        ACTION ITEMS:  These items normally have been presented as information items at a previous meeting.  When this is not the case, public input is encouraged.  
        INFORMATION ITEMS:  These items include presentations to the Board and items for discussion prior to Board action which is usually taken at the next meeting.

B: CONSENT AGENDA

        These matters include routine administrative and financial actions classified by departmental areas and are usually approved by a single majority vote.

INDIVIDUALS DESIRING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD:

Any member of the audience desiring to address the Board on any matter not appearing on the agenda may speak, after being recognized by the President of the Board.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2, no action or discussion shall be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda, except that Board members may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by persons addressing the Board.

BOARD BYLAWS:  
Pursuant to Board Bylaw 9323, "Regular Board Meetings shall be adjourned at 10:30 p.m. unless extended to a time certain by a majority of the Board.  The meeting shall be extended no more than once and may be adjourned to a later date.”

Pursuant to Board Bylaw 9322, all matters for the Board Agenda, within the jurisdiction of the Board, are due in writing to the Superintendent's Office by 12 noon on the preceding Monday before the scheduled meeting date.


I.  OPENING BUSINESS - 5:30 PM

          A.  Call Public Session to Order

          B.  Roll Call

                Amy Ish, TA #4 - President

              Kathryn Ramirez, TA #3- Vice President

                Francisco Estrada, TA #2 - Clerk

Stephen Kim, TA #5

                Art Galimba, TA #1

               

II.   PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD RE CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

          (General public comment on any closed session item that will be heard.)

 

III.  CLOSED SESSION

         The Board of Education will meet in Closed Session to consider matters appropriate for Closed Session in accordance with Government Code Sections 3549.1, 54956.7 through 54957.7, and Education Code Section 35146.

          A.   Personnel

          B.   Conference with Legal Counsel re Anticipated Litigation

          C.   Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release

          D.   Conference with Labor Negotiators:
                        Unrepresented employee:  Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources.
                        Employee Organizations:    Salinas City Elementary Teachers Council (SETC)
                                                                       California School Employees Association (CSEA) #149
                                                                       United Substitute Teachers Union

          In the event that all Closed Session items listed have not been discussed in the time allotted, the closed session will reconvene at the end of the Open Session.         

 

IV.  RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION

          A.  Pledge of Allegiance

          B.   Adopt Agenda

          C.  Report Action Taken in Closed Session

V.  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS, PREVIOUS CONCERNS

          A.  Acknowledgements

          B.  Employee Organizations

          C.  Replies to Previous Concerns/Questions

 

VI.  Public Comment

          This is the opportunity for the public to address the Board regarding items not on the agenda. The Board President will recognize any member of the audience, not previously placed on the agenda, who wishes to speak on a matter directly related to school business. Each speaker, on any specific topic, may speak up to three (3) minutes unless otherwise limited or extended by the President. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2, no action or discussion shall be undertaken on any item not appearing on the posted agenda. If appropriate, the President, or any Board Trustee, may direct that a matter be referred to the Superintendent’s Office for placement on a future agenda.

 

VII:  CONSENT ITEMS

           All items appearing on the consent agenda are recommended actions, which are considered to be routine in nature and will be acted upon as one motion. Specific items may be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate consideration. Item(s) removed from the Consent Agenda will be considered immediately following the Consent Agenda motion as Deferred Consent Items. There will be no separate discussion on Consent Agenda items unless requested by a member of the Board.

          A.  Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held on February 11, 2019.

          B.  Human Resources Report to accept, ratify, approve the classified and certificated employee(s) assignment, removal and/or transfer, retirement/resignations and                  leave of absence request(s).

              [ Attachment 1]

          C:  Approval of contracts in excess of $5,000.00.

          D:  Donations

VIII:  DEFERRED CONSENT ITEMS

This item is placed on the Agenda to address any items that may have been pulled from the Consent Agenda for further discussion or consideration by the Board.

IX:  REPORTS, DISCUSSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

A.  Loma Vista Elementary School Gains

The Board will receive a presentation outlining the actions taken at Loma Vista Elementary School to help students reach their full potential as a positive citizens of our global community.

B. Fall Parent Survey Results

The Board will receive a presentation concerning the results of the Fall Parent Survey.

C. Administrative Regulation (AR) 6183: Home and Hospital Instruction

The Board will receive a presentation concerning a new Administrative Regulation (AR 6183) on Home and Hospital Instruction.

D. Board Policy (BP) and Administrative Regulation (AR) 5144: Discipline Administrative Regulation (AR) 5131.41: Use of Seclusion and Restraint

The board will receive a presentation concerning updates to the Board Policy and Administrative Regulation on Discipline (BP/AR 5144) and to the Administrative Regulation on Use of Seclusion and Restraint (AR 5131.41). These documents are being updated due to a new law, AB 2657, which prohibits seclusion and behavioral restraint of students as a means of discipline.

E. Culture and Climate Initiatives - District Capacity Assessment (DCA) Results

The Board will receive a presentation on the District Capacity Assessment (DCA) results. DCA is a tool used to measure the fidelity of our implementation of our culture and climate initiatives.

X:  ACTIONS ITEMS

A.  Low Performing Students Block Grant

The Board will be asked to approve the Low Performing Students Block Grant. This Grant provides funds to support students who are identified as low-performing on state English language arts or mathematics assessments who are not otherwise identified for supplemental grant funding under the LCFF.

B. CSBA Delegate Assembly

The Board will be asked to elect a candidate to represent Monterey County (Subregion 9-B) to the CSBA Delegate Assembly for a two-year term (April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021).

XI:  UNFINISHED BUSINESS

XII: SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

Superintendent Martha L. Martinez will provide an update on activities and matters of interest concerning the Salinas City Elementary School District.

XIII: SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

Trustees will report on matters, events and activities as related to education and importance to the District.

XIV: ADDITIONS, IF ANY, TO FUTURE BOARD AGENDA ITEMS


XV.  SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND COMING EVENTS

          Next Meeting Dates:  

        March 11, 2019  |  Time: 6:30 pm  |  Location: District Office

        April 8, 2019  |  Time: 6:30 pm  |  Location: District Office

IX. ADJOURNMENT

Note: This agenda and supporting materials are available for public inspection in the Superintendent’s Office at the Salinas City Elementary School District, located at 840 S. Main St., Salinas, California.