BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING January 15, 2013

6:30 PM

Alameda High School Cafeteria

*PLEASE NOTE ALTERNATE LOCATION DUE TO DATE CHANGE* Corner of Oak and Walnut Streets

Regular meetings held in Council Chambers will be recorded and broadcast live on Comcast, Channel 15

The Board of Education will meet for Closed Session and to discuss labor negotiations, student discipline, personnel matters, litigation, and other matters as provided under California State law and set forth on the agenda below. Following Closed Session, the Board reconvenes to Public Session. Adjournment of the Public Session will be no later than 10:30 PM for all regular and special meetings, unless extended by a majority vote of the Board.

Writings relating to a board meeting agenda item that are distributed to at least a majority of the Board members less than 72 hours before the noticed meeting, and that are public records not otherwise exempt from disclosure, will be available for inspection at the District administrative offices, 2200 Central Avenue, Alameda, CA. Such writings may also be available on the District's website. (Govt Code 54957.5b).

Individuals who require special accommodations (American Sign Language interpreter, accessible seating, documentation in accessible format, etc) should contact the Superintendent's Office at 337-7060 no later than 48 hours preceding the meeting.

IF YOU WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Please submit a "Request to Address the Board" slip to the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent prior to the introduction of the item. For meeting facilitation, please submit the slip at your earliest possible convenience. Upon recognition by the President of the Board, please come to the podium and identify yourself prior to speaking. The Board of Education reserves the right to limit speaking time to three (3) minutes or fewer per individual. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four (4) minutes.
Closed Session Items : may be addressed under Public Comment on Closed Session Topics.

Non Agenda and Consent Items:
may be addressed under Public Comments.

Agenda Items:
may be addressed under either Public Comments or General Business after the conclusion of the staff presentation on the item.
A. CALL TO ORDER
1.PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION TOPICS: The Board of Education reserves the right to limit public comment to 10 minutes.
2.
ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION - Classroom #607 at 4:30 PM to discuss:
 
Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957
 
Conference with Labor Negotiators - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957.6
Agency designated representatives: Patricia Calvert, Interim Chief Human Resources Officer  and Danielle Houck, General Counsel
Employee organizations: AEA, CSEA
Unrepresented Employees: Certificated and Classified Management, Psychologists, Behavioral Specialists, Occupational Therapists, Confidential 
 
Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Existing Litigation - Pursuant to Subdivision(a) of Section 54956.9
(1)   Beery et. al. v. AUSD, and Borikas, et. al. v. AUSD consolidated Case #RG 08-405984
(2)   Iwed v. AUSD Claim #459378
 
Conference with Legal Counsel Pending Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b)(3)(B) of Section 54956.9
(1)  AUSD title to real property at Encinal terminals
(2)  AUSD low-income housing fund
 
Conference with Real Property Negotiators - Pursuant to Section 54956.8
Property: EHS and AHS Swim Centers
Agency Negotiators: Danielle Houck, General Counsel and Kirsten Vital, Superintendent
Negotiating Parties: City of Alameda
Under Negotiation: Joint Use Agreement
3.RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 PM Alameda High School Cafeteria
4.CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Edison Elementary School
5.INTRODUCTION OF BOARD MEMBERS & STAFF
B.MODIFICATION(S) OF THE AGENDA - The Board may change the order of business including, but not limited to, an announcement that an agenda item will be considered out of order, that consideration of an item has been withdrawn, postponed, rescheduled or removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and possible action
C.APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1.Approval of Minutes - none at this time.
D.COMMUNICATIONS
1.HIGHLIGHTING ALAMEDA SCHOOLS - Edison Elementary School
2.
EMPLOYEE(S) OF THE MONTH
3.WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE - Written correspondence regarding an agenda item that is distributed to a majority of Board Members is shared.
4.SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT - The Superintendent of Schools may make announcements or provide information to the Board and Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
5.REPORT OF STUDENT BOARD MEMBERS - Student Board Members may make announcements or provide information to the Board and the Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
6.PUBLIC COMMENTS - Members of the public may address the Board on Consent Calendar Items, Agenda and Non-Agenda items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the District. However, speakers who have already spoken on an Agenda item during Communications will not be entitled to speak to that item under General Business. Public comments are limited to 30 minutes under this item. Any remaining comments will be heard at the end of the agenda.
7.CALENDAR REVIEW
8.CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT
E.ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR
1.Resolution No. 13-0005 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
2.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
3.Proclamation: Martin Luther King Day - January 21, 2013
4.Williams Uniform Complaint Quarterly Report
5.Certificated Personnel Actions
6.Classified Personnel Actions
7.Approval of Special Education Local Plan Area Master Contracts
8.Resolution No. 13-0004 Approval to Authorize AUSD as a Stopwaste.org Priority Partner for Waste Reduction
9.Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with CSEA 27 Extending the Deadline for Requesting a Job Reclassification
10.Approval of Program Improvement Supplemental Education Services Master Contracts
11.Approval of Certification of Administrators for Evaluation in Accordance with Education Code Sections 33039 and 44660-44665
F.GENERAL BUSINESS – Informational reports and action items are presented under General Business. The public may comment on each item listed under General Business as the item is taken up. The Board reserves the right to limit public comment on General Business items to ten (10) minutes per item. The Board may, with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue, allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.
1.Proclamation: A Season for Non-Violence (Information)
2.Teacher of the Year Launch for 2012-13 (Information)
3.Presentation on Facilities Phase II Study and Process for Community Engagement (Information)
4.Discussion Regarding Process for Community Engagement on Future of Historic Alameda High School (HAHS) and Implications for Decision to Purchase District Office Space (Information)
5.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers (Action)
6.Approval of 2013/14 School Year Calendar (Action)
G.PUBLIC COMMENT CONTINUED
H.BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
I.ADJOURNMENT
Minutes have not been generated