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Previous MeetingAugust 21, 2014 07:00 PM
Regular Governing Board Meeting
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CENTER
401 Nut Tree Road
Vacaville, California 95687

 

  
Preliminary Information

VUSD Board of Trustees meetings are conducted according to Rosenberg's Rules of Order

** PROCEEDINGS OF THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED **

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE VACAVILLE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Mission of the Vacaville Unified School District is to graduate all students with academic excellence, commitment to community and confidence to achieve their fullest potential through a rigorous standards-based education program and a collaborative partnership of families, community and staff.


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
1.  WELCOME PUBLIC   
2.  MOMENT OF REFLECTION   
3.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   
Unfold 4.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA   
         
a. Approval of August 21, 2014 Agenda      (V)  
Unfold 5.  COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR   
         
a. COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR: 3-minute time limit per individual; 20-minute time limit per topic     
 

ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA - Persons wishing to speak to items not on the agenda are asked to complete a "Request to Speak" card and present it to the President prior to the meeting. Persons submitting a "Request to Speak" card will be given an opportunity to speak at this time.

ITEMS ON THE AGENDA - Persons wishing to speak to items on the agenda are asked to complete a "Request to Speak" card and present it to the President prior to the meeting. Persons submitting a "Request to Speak" card will be given an opportunity to speak at the time the item is discussed by the Board.

Persons who have complaints against Board Members or staff are encouraged to seek resolution of those complaints by utilization of the Vacaville Unified School District written complaint procedure rather than orally addressing them at a meeting. Speakers are cautioned that under California law no person is immune from liability for making intentionally false or defamatory comments regarding any person simply because those comments are made at a public meeting.

Unfold 6.  APPOINTMENT TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES   
         
a. Candidate Statements and Interviews      (D)  
 

The Governing Board at their July 17, 2014 regular meeting approved the appointment process to fill the current Board vacancy through November 2016. According to Education Code Section 5090-5095, the Board has 60 days in which to conclude the appointment. An announcement asking for applications was posted on the district's website July 28-August 8 and advertisements were printed in local newspapers July 25, 27, 28, and 29. Both applicants listed below will give a 3-minute personal statement. Interviews of these candidates will follow candidate statements.

1) Michael Stover
2) Nolan Sullivan

         
b. Appointment and Swearing In of New Board Member      (V)  
 

At the completion of the appointment process and discussion, the Board has appointed ______________________ to fill the current Board vacancy with a term concluding November 2016. At this time the new Board Member will be sworn into office by Jay Speck, Solano County Superintendent of Schools.

Motion by __________________   Second by __________________

That ___________________ be appointed to the Vacaville Unified Governing Board of Trustees.

ROLL CALL VOTE:

7.  SUPERINTENDENT'S COMMENTS/CORRESPONDENCE   
8.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS/CORRESPONDENCE   
Unfold 9.  NEW BUSINESS   
         
a. Approval of Resolution No. 2, 2013-14, Resolution Regarding the Education Protection Account (attachments)         (V)  
 

The passage of Proposition 30 in November of 2012 established the Education Protection Account (EPA) for new tax revenues collected and distributed to California schools. Compliance with the provisions of the Education Protection Account requires that use of EPA funds be determined by the governing board in an open public meeting by action or board resolution.

MOTION: Approve Resolution No. 2, 2013-14, Resolution Regarding the Education Protection Account.

ROLL CALL VOTE:

         
b. Approval of Resolution No. 3, 2014-15, Resolution Regarding the Education Protection Account (attachments)      (V)  
 

The passage of Proposition 30 in November of 2012 established the Education Protection Account (EPA) for new tax revenues collected and distributed to California schools. Compliance with the provisions of the Education Protection Account requires that use of EPA funds be determined by the governing board in an open public meeting by action or board resolution.

MOTION: Approve Resolution No. 3, 2014-15, Resolution Regarding the Education Protection Account.

ROLL CALL VOTE:

         
c. Measure V Citizens' Oversight Committee (COC) Quarterly Report (attachment)      (D)  
 

This is a Measure V item. Jaysen Long, COC Spokesperson, will present the COC Quarterly Report for the 4th Quarter of 2013-14.

         
d. Measure V Projects (attachment)      (D)  
  Jane Shamieh, Associate Superintendent, will update the Board on proposed Measure V projects.
Unfold 10.  CONSENT CALENDAR   
         
a. CONSENT ITEMS      (V)  (C)  
 

Routine items on the Consent Calendar are enacted by the Board in one motion. Discussion only occurs if members of the Board, Administration or public request specific items be discussed and/or removed from the Consent Calendar.

MOTION: Approve Consent Calendar items as presented.

Board Member Vote:

         
b. Approval of August 7, 2014 Regular Governing Board Meeting Minutes (attachment)      (C)  
         
c. Request for Contract between Vacaville Unified School District and Progressus Therapy, LLC (attachment)      (C)  
 

In accordance with Board Policy 3312, Contracts, administration requests Board approval to contract with Progressus Therapy, LLC to provide occupational therapy, speech, and language services per request of Special Education Director, Jodie Phan, with a contract amount not-to-exceed $220,000.00. Please see the attached Request for Contract for Board review.

         
d. Acceptance of Gifts      (C)  
 

1.  Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Chevron Humankind Employee Engagement Fund, for the donation of $60.00 to Willis Jepson Middle School.

2.  Silverado Middle School, Mike Mansuy, for the donation of $658.00 to Willis Jepson Middle School.

3.  Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign for the donation of $228.86 to Willis Jepson Middle School.

4.  Judy Dennis for the donation of books for varied grade levels (donor reported value: $1,000.00) to Fairmont Charter School.

5.  Diamond Grove Community Social Committee for the donation of various school supplies (donor reported value: $300.00) and a donation of $154.00 to Fairmont Charter School.

         
e. Approve Board Member Absences      (C)  
 

Michael Kitzes reported his absences from the meetings on May 29, 2014 and August 7, 2014 as Personal Necessity Leave; Whit Whitman reported his absence on July 15, 2014 as Personal Necessity Leave. The reported absences are in compliance with Board Policy 9250, Remuneration, Reimbursement, and Other Benefits.

         
f. Approval of Obsolete Equipment      (C)  
 

The following equipment and/or supplies have been declared obsolete, not economically repairable, surplus, or of insufficient value to defray the costs of arranging a sale. The estimated value of one or more items is less than $2,500.00. Approval of disposal of the listed items, as appropriate, are in accordance with Education Code Articles 13 and 14.

2 Audiometers 1 Blood Pressure Cuff
2 Grills 1 Otoscope
1 Stove  
         
g. Personnel Actions (attachment)      (C)  
 

 

Unfold 11.  FUTURE BUSINESS   
         
a. Regular Governing Board Meeting; September 4, 2014; 7:00 p.m. Educational Services Center     
         
b. Regular Governing Board Meeting; September 18, 2014; 7:00 p.m. Educational Services Center     
         
c. Regular Governing Board Meeting; October 2, 2014; 7:00 p.m. Educational Services Center     
12.  ADJOURNMENT   

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