OCTOBER 1, 2019 - BOARD STUDY SESSION


Open Session: 8:30 am

Closed Session: 11:30 am

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:

1.  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.

2. CONSENT AGENDA

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

BOARD BYLAWS

Pursuant to Board Bylaw 9323, “Regular Board Meetings shall be adjourned at 10:30 p.m. unless extended to a certain time 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 12:00 on the preceding Monday before the scheduled meeting date.


I.  OPENING BUSINESS - 8:30 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

          C.  Pledge of Allegiance

II.   PUBLIC COMMENT

This is the opportunity for the public to address the Board regarding items either on the agenda or 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. The Board requests that you complete a Public Comment Form and give it to the Board recorder (Jim Guss). 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.

III.   STUDY SESSION

           Special Education Report

The Board will hold a study session concerning the findings and next steps of the Special Education Department.

           Review Demographic Study

The Board will hold a study session to collect data on declining enrollment and next steps.

IV. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD REGARDING CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

This is the opportunity for the public to comment on any closed session item that will be heard. The Board requests that you complete a Public Comment Form and give it to the Board recorder (Jim Guss). 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 the closed session. Each speaker, on any specific topic, may speak up to three (3) minutes unless otherwise limited or extended by the President.

V. CLOSED SESSION - 11:30 am

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. Superintendent Evaluation for 2019/20.

VI. Adjournment