BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING September 11, 2012

5:30 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.

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
 
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)   T.P. v. AUSD, OAH# 2012060847
  
Conference with Legal Counsel  Regarding Pending Litigation - Pursuant to Subdivision (b)(3)(c) of Section 54956.9: Aganus / AUSD
3.RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 PM City Council Chambers
4.CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Lum 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
1.MODIFICATION(S) OF THE AGENDA
C.APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1.APPROVAL OF MINUTES - None at this time.
D.COMMUNICATIONS
1.WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE - Written correspondence regarding an agenda item that is distributed to a majority of Board Members is shared.
2.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.
3.
HIGHLIGHTING ALAMEDA SCHOOLS - Lum Elementary
4.CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT
5.CALENDAR REVIEW
6.

 Recognition of Employees with 20 Years or More of Service in the District (Information)

7.
EMPLOYEE(S) OF THE MONTH
8.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.
E.ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT CALENDAR
1.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers
2.Resolution No. 12-0065 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
3.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
4.Proclamation: Hispanic Heritage Month
5.Proclamation: Native American Day - September 28, 2012
6.Proclamation: Constitution Day - September 17th
7.Approval of Special Education Local Plan Area Master Contracts
8.Certificated Personnel Actions
9.Classified Personnel Actions
10.Resolution No. 12-0068 Intent to Layoff and/or Reduce Classified Employee(s)
11.Approval of Course Descriptions - Mandarin Level III and Multimedia I
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.Alameda Education Foundation Equipped 4 Success and Power Up 4 Learning Update (Information)
2.Back-to-School Enrollment Report (Information)
3.Summer School Report July 2012 (Information)
4.Presentation and Approval of 2011/12 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report (Action)
5.Approval of Resolution No. 12-0069 Adoption of 2011-12 and 2012-13 Gann Limit (Action)
6.Alameda Unified School District Initial Proposal to the Alameda Education Association (AEA) for a 2013/14 Calendar (Action)
G.PUBLIC COMMENT CONTINUED
H.BOARD MEMBER REPORTS
I.ADJOURNMENT
Minutes have not been generated