BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING
August 27, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Alameda City Hall Council Chambers

2263 Santa Clara Ave.
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, 2060 Challenger Drive, 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 - 5:30 PM to discuss:

Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957

Public Employment - Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 - General Counsel

Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Existing Litigation - Pursuant to Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.5

Salary Schedule Placement - Certificated Administrator

Conference with Real Property Negotiators - Pursuant to Section 54956.8
Property: EHS and AHS Swim Centers
Agency Negotiators: Kirsten Vital, Superintendent
Negotiating Parties: City of Alameda
Under Negotiation: Joint Use Agreement

Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Pending Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b)(3)(B) of Section 54956.9: 1 case
(1) J.C./AUSD

Public Employee Contract
Title: Superintendent

3.RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 PM
4.
CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Alameda Science and Technology Institute (ASTI).
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 - Minutes from the August 20, 2013 meeting will be considered.
D.COMMUNICATIONS
1.Highlighting Alameda Schools - Alameda Science Technology Institute (ASTI)
2.WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE - Written correspondence regarding an agenda item that is distributed to a majority of Board Members is shared.
3.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.
4.REPORT FROM EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATIONS: Representatives from the District's employee organizations may make announcements or provide information to the Board and Public in the form of a brief oral report. The Board will not take action on such items. Alameda Education Association (AEA); California School Employees Association Chapter 27 (CSEA 27); California School Employees Association Chapter 860 (CSEA 860)
5.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.
6.CALENDAR REVIEW
7.CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT
E.ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR
1.Certificated Personnel Actions
2.Classified Personnel Actions
3.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers
4.Resolution No.13-0081 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
5.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
6.Proclamation: Labor Day September 2, 2013
7.Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with Teaching Internship Program Alameda County (TIPAC) for Student Teacher Interns.
8.Approval of Lease Agreement between Alameda Unified School District and Girls, Inc of the Island City
9.Approval of Solution Tree Purchasing Agreement
10.Approval of Board Policy Revisions as Recommended by Board Policy Subcommittee: BP 6163.1 - Library Media Centers; BP 6164.6 - Identification and Education Under Section 504; BP 6177 - Summer Learning Programs; BB 9130 - Board Committees; BB 9220 - Governing Board Elections
11.Approval of Revised Job Description for General Counsel
12.Approval of Middle School Course Description: California Common Core State Standards Math 8
13.Resolution No. 13-0084 to Appoint and Approve the Measure A Oversight Committee for the 2013-14 Term at the Next Regularly Scheduled Board of Education Meeting on October 8, 2013 (Action)
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.Back-to-School Report - Staffing/Hiring Status, Facilities, Technology, Enrollment and Textbooks (30 mins/Information)
2.Presentation of AUSD Strategic Goals for 2013/2014 (15 mins/Information)
3.Alameda Education Foundation: Equipped 4 Success & Enrichment Summer Program Update (15/Information)
4.Discussion/Presentation on Facilities Master Plan and Potential for General Obligation Bond in 2014 (30 mins/Information)
5.Amendment to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between AUSD and Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC).
6.Board Discussion of Options of Legal Counsel for AUSD, including General Counsel, and Alternative Options (Information)
G.PUBLIC COMMENT CONTINUED
CONTINUED PUBLIC COMMENTS
H.BOARD MEMBER REPORTS AND REFERRALS
Review & Discussion of Options for ACLC Permanent Location. Discussion of Formation of a Task Force comprising of 2 AUSD Staff, 2 Board Members, and 2 Community Members to Explore the Feasibility of Moving ACLC to a Campus other than Wood Middle School for the 2014-2015 School Year (Item from Board Member Kahn).
I.ADJOURNMENT
Minutes have not been generated