REGULAR MEETING January 29, 2013

6:30 PM

Alameda City Hall

2263 Santa Clara Avenue Alameda, CA 94501

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.


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.
1.CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Earhart Elementary School
2.PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION TOPICS: The Board of Education reserves the right to limit public comment to 10 minutes.
ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION - at 5:30 PM to discuss:
Student Discipline/Expulsion/Re-admit (1 case)
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 (APN# 72-382-9)
(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
5.RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 PM City Council Chambers
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
1.APPROVAL OF MINUTES - minutes from the December 4 and December 12 meetings will be considered.
1.HIGHLIGHTING ALAMEDA SCHOOLS - Earhart Elementary School
Alameda High School Cross-Country NCS Scholastic Award
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 under G.
1.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers
2.Resolution No. 13-0006 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
3.Ratification of Contracts Executed Pursuant to Board Policy 3300
4.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
5.Proclamation: African American History Month
6.Proclamation: Lincoln Day - February 15,2013
7.Proclamation: President's Day
8.Proclamation: Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution - January 30
9.Approval of Special Education Local Plan Area Master Contracts
10.Certificated Personnel Actions
11.Classified Personnel Actions
12.Approval of Contract Between Alameda Unified School District and Alameda Family Services Head Start
13.Approval of Job Description for Media Technology Specialist, CSEA 27
14.Proclamation: Season for Non-Violence
15.Williams Uniform Complaint Quarterly Report
16.Resolution No. 13-0008 Authorization to Dispose of Surplus Property (Food Services Department)
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.Approval of Audit Report for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2012 (Action)
2.Resolution No. 13-0007 In Support of AB 59 to Protect School District Funding (Action)
3.Report on Support for Program Improvement Schools (Information)
4.Report on Governor’s Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2013/14 (Information)
5.Public Hearing: Resolution No. 13-0003 Annual Accounting for Developer Fees for Fiscal Year 2011-12 (Action)
6.Presentation of Key Concerns Regarding Community Engagement for Facilities Phase II Work Including Historic Alameda High School (HAHS) and the District Office (Information)
Minutes have not been generated