REGULAR MEETING November 27, 2012

6:30 PM

City Hall Council Chambers

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.PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION TOPICS: The Board of Education reserves the right to limit public comment to 10 minutes.
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
Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Pending Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b)(3)(A) of Section 54956.9: 1 case
3.RECONVENE TO PUBLIC SESSION: 6:30 PM City Council Chambers
4.CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Henry Haight Elementary School
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 of the June 26, 2012 and October 23, 2012 meetings will be considered.
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.
HIGHLIGHTING ALAMEDA SCHOOLS - Henry Haight Elementary School
4.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.
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.
1.Certificated Personnel Actions
2.Classified Personnel Actions
3.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers
4.Resolution No. 12-0092 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
5.Ratification of Contracts Executed Pursuant to Board Policy 3300
6.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
7.Approval of Board Policy Revisions as Recommended by Board Policy Subcommittee on November 14, 2012-BB 9321 Closed Session Purposes and Agendas, BP0420.4 Charter School Authorization, BP 0420.41 Charter School Oversight, BP 0420.42 Charter School Renewal, BP 0420.43 Charter School Revocation, BP 3511.1 Integrated Waste Management, BP 3514 Environmental Safety, BP 4111 Recruitment and Selection, BP 4112.9 Employee Notification, BP 4119.1 Civil and Legal Rights, BP 4119.21 Professional Standards, BP 4119.41 Employees with Infectious Disease, BP 5112.3 Student Leave of Absence, BP 5117 Interdistrict Attendance, BP 6158 Independent Study, BP 6170.1 Transitional Kindergarten, BP 6178 Career Technical Education
8.Resolution No. 12-0093 Accept Bid Award for Old Island High School Portable Removal Project 2437 Eagle Avenue
9.Resolution No. 12-0094 Accept Construction Change Orders 1 through 5 for the Alameda 2012 Summer Paving Projects completed at Alameda High School, Edison, and Maya Lin (Washington) Elementary Schools
10.Approval of a two hour increase in the position of District Office Assistant to Optimize Office Coverage and Provide Better Access and Service to the Public
11.Resolution No. 12-0096 Accept Competitive Bid Award for Labor Services Work Station Project at 2060 Challenger Drive, Alameda
12.Resolution No. 12-0097 Accept Notice of Completion for the Woodstock Portable Project located at 1900 Third Street, Alameda
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.Recognition of Outgoing Board Member Ron Mooney (Information)
2.Special Education Disproportionality Update (Information)
3.Presentation on Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs) (Information)
4.Magnet Schools and Innovative Programs Update for 2013-2014 and Recommendation for Middle School Options (Information)
5.Presentation of Technology Plan for 2013-16 (Information)
Minutes have not been generated