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901 Andrade Avenue
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-3800

BOARD OF EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT

Ruth V. Duarte, President Richard P. Fragale
Norma A. Aguilar, Clerk/Vice President
Gloria G. Romo, Member
Antonio T. Valenzuela, Member
Joong S. Kim, Member Joong S. Kim, Member
Antonio T. Valenzuela, MemberBOARD OF EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION

Gloria G. Romo, President Interim Superintendent:
Joong S. Kim, Vice President Richard P. Fragale
Ruth V. Duarte, Clerk
Norma A. Aguilar, Member
Antonio T. Valenzuela, Member
REGULAR BOARD MEETING

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Cesar Chavez Elementary Multi-Purpose Room
1251 E. Zapata St.
Calexico, CA 92231

TuesdayThursday, JanuaryMay 31, 2012July 19, 2011
6:006:00 P.M.


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COMPLIANCE WITH AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

The Calexico Unified School District, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Government Code section 54953.2, provides special accommodations to individuals who may need assistance with access, attendance, and/or participation in Board meetings. Upon written request to the District, disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, will be provided. Please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 760.768.3800 for specific information on resources or programs that may be available for such accommodation. Please call at least 48 hours in advance of meetings and five days in advance of scheduled services and activities.



Next Resolution Number: 442148-0506-121


A. A. CALL TO ORDER Time called to order:___________
____ Gloria G. RomoRuth V. Duarte, President
____ Norma A. AguilarJoong S. Kim, Clerk/Vice-President
____ Ruth V. DuarteGloria G. Romo, ClerkMember
____ Joong S. KimNorma A. Aguilar, Member Antonio T. Valenzuela, Member
____ Antonio T. Valenzuela, Member Joong S. Kim, Member

A.
B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Led by__________________

C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC
The Board will take any and all comments from the public related to either an item on
the agenda, open or closed session, or any other item of District business that is not
on the agenda.
D. PRESENTATIONS

1. Bill Gates Scholarship Recipients


Jonathan Hurtado
Luis Perez

2. Migrant State Speech & Debate Tournament Winners


Lilian Arellano
Kassandra Castro
Eric Romero
Coach -Ms. Ashly Reitsma

3. Student Representatives

AU: April Silas
CO: Hector Teran
EC: Sofia Altamirano
WM: Marissa Rashid
DA: Alexandra Herrera

4. Students of the Month Recognitions

AU: Kayla Benenati & Ramon Ayala
CO: Karina Contreras & Erik Montaño
WM: Daniela Garcia & Cesar Brito
DA: Danna Reyes & Jose A. Ramos
EC: Christine Hernandez & Samuel Montalvo

E. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

The Board will conduct a public hearing at which written and/or oral comments will be heard regarding the following items:

1. Board Policy 5131.2: Recommendation: That the Board of Education adopt Board Policy 5131.2 (Bullying), and waive first and second readings and adopt as submitted by reading the title only. (E1)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

2. Tier III Categorical Flexibility: Recommendation: That the Board of Education adopt resolution relating to the use of 2012/13 Tier III State Categorical Funds. (E2)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION
PUBLIC HEARING: General Waiver Request (6:30pm)
Written or oral comments will be heard at this time regarding the consideration of the approval of the general waiver request in compliance with Ca. Education Code Sections 33050-33053. (E1)
Y. Calderon-Does it need a recommend
F. PRESIDENT’S REPORT

G. COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC
The Board will take any and all comments from the public related to either an item on the agenda, open or closed session, or any other item of District business that is not on the agenda.

H. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORTS

1. Cash Status Update –
1. –Mei Randle
a. Supplemental Employee Retirement Program UpdateMonthly Financial Report
2. Superintendent
a. Jefferson Re-dedication Ceremony

Cash balance report
Discipline Policy Procedures
Lawyer expenses for the last 10 years
History of expenditures for contracts for facilities lent out to different entities.
Noon duty report by school site.
Implement monthly financial report on the agenda.

PRESENTATIONS
Jefferson Modernization Update-Raul Martinez





B. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Led by__________________


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION



D. COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC
The Board will take any and all comments from the public related to either an item on the
agenda, open or closed session, or any other item of District business that is not on the
agenda.



Calexico Unified School District
Regular Board Agenda – Page 3
January 12, 2012
I. CONSENT AGENDA


E. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT & COMMENTS

F. CONSENT AGENDA


1. Approve Minutes of Regular Special Meeting held June 14, 2011SpecialBoard Meeting held on May 10, 2012 and Special Board Meeting held on May 23, 2012. (I1)
2. Approve Accounts Payable Prelists (I2)
3. Approve Consultants/Contracts/Agreements/MOU’s as presented:
a. IVC Work –Study Program Agreement for 2012-2013 school year. (I3a)
b. ICOE Agreement for the implementation of Suspension/Expulsion Education Code § 48926. (I3b)
c. ICOE Memorandum of Understanding to provide Internet Content Filtering Services from July 1, 2012-June 30, 2015. (I3c)
d. Migrant Summer Family Program to service incoming Kindergarten & 1st grade migrant students. Funded by Migrant Funds (I3d)
e. Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program Participation Agreements for 2011-12 for Calexico High School, De Anza 9th Grade Academy, William Moreno Jr. High School and Enrique Camarena Jr. High School. (I3e)
4. Designation of CUSD school representative and alternate to CIF leagues for 2012-2013 school year. (I4)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION
[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


J.
I. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

1. Board Policies: Recommendation: That the Board of Education waive first and second readings, and adopt by reading the title only for the proposed Amendments and/or New Board Policies and Administrative Polices as submitted: (J1)

BP 6163.4 Instruction-Student Use of Technology
BP 1114 Community Relations-District-Sponsored Social Media (New)
AR 1114 Community Relations District-Sponsored Social Media (New)
BP 5144 Students-Discipline
AR5144 Students-Discipline
BP 5145 Students-Questioning and Apprehension
BB 9012 Board Bylaws-Board Member Electronic Communications (New)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

2. Ratification of ACT Tentative Agreement: Recommendation: That the Board of Education ratifies the Tentative Agreement between the District and the Associated Calexico Teachers bargaining unit. (J2)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

3. Discussion/Possible Action: CSEA’s Proposal (J3)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

4. Approval of Sunshining of District’s Proposal to CSEA: Recommendation: That the Board of Education sunshine the proposal to CSEA Chapter #399 for the following term: July 1, 2012-June 30, 2015. (J4)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


Roll Call Vote: AYES:
NOES:
ABSENT:
AB
5. Resolution Regarding the Elimination/Reduction of Classified Positions: Recommendation: That the Board of Education adopts Resolution Regarding the Elimination and Reduction of Classified Positions in the Classification of Project Office Assistant, District Services Assistant, Migrant Office Assistant, Migrant Parent Liaison, ASES Parent Liaisons and ASES Campus Security; Corresponding layoff of classified employees. (J5)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

Roll Call Vote Required:
President Duarte: Ayes:
Clerk Aguilar: Nayes:
Trustee Kim: Abstentions:
Trustee Romo: Absences:
Trustee Valenzuela: ____________






J.
I. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS CONTINUED

6. Resolution: Recommendation: That the Board of Education adopts Resolution ordering an election; requesting County Elections to conduct the election, and requesting consolidation of the election.  – Election for two positions in the Board of Education. (J6)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

Roll Call Vote Required:
President Duarte: Ayes:
Clerk Aguilar: Nayes:
Trustee Kim: Abstentions:
Trustee Romo: Absences:
Trustee Valenzuela: ____________

7. Pre-School Program: Recommendation: That the Board of Education give direction to the Superintendent to fund the Pre-school Program for up to $50,000 and transfer monies out of Title I for the 2012-13 school year.

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

8. Claim for Damages: Recommendation: That the Board of Education rejects the claim filed by Javier Rascon in the amount of $135.43 & refer it to the District’s insurance carrier. (J8)

[Motion by: _____________, seconded by _____________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

9. Claim for Damages: Recommendation: That the Board of Education rejects the claim filed by Vianey Rubio in the amount of $310.77 & refer it to the District’s insurance carrier. (J9)

[Motion by: _____________, seconded by _____________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


K.
JCLOSED SESSION

1. Public Employee Appointments: (Government Code § 54957)
-All positions included in Certificated & Classified Employment Reports
32. Public Employee/Discipline/Dismissal/Release (Government Code § 54957)
3. Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Government Code § 54957)
a. Title: Superintendent
4. Negotiations: Conference with District Labor Negotiators (Government Code
§ 54957.6)
a. Units: All bargaining unit and unrepresented employees All bargaining units and unrepresented employees
b. Negotiator: Yuri Calderon, GCR, LLP

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KL. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

Announcement of action taken in closed session (if applicable)



LM. ACTION REQUIRED - EMPLOYMENT REPORTS:

1. Approve Certificated Employment Report for May 31, 2012January 12, 2012. (M1)(L1)
2. Approve Personnel Commission Classified Employment Report for May 31, 2012January 12, 2012. (M2)(L2)


NM. BOARD MEMBERS’ CLOSING COMMENTS (Board Members Only)



NO. ADJOURNMENT


c. Renewal of Preventive Maintenance & Supply Services agreement with The Digital Fruth Group for 37 Canon Copiers for 2011-2012 school year at a cost of $84,319.18. (F5c)
6. Authorization to extend contract for legal services with GCR, LLP for fiscal year 2011-12. (F6)
7. Requests for Travel:
a. Approve for Trustee Norma Aguilar, Trustee Ruth Duarte and Superintendent Richard Fragale to attend the annual CSEA Conference in Las Vegas Nevada from July 27-29, 2011. (F7a)
b. Approve for the Calexico High School Girls’ Cheerleading Squads and two
chaperones to attend an overnight fundamental/technique camp at UCSD La Jolla,
California from August 12-15, 2011. (F7b)
8. Approval of the inclusion of the CHS Hermanitas Girl Scouts at Calexico High School. (F8)
9. Acknowledge 2011 Internal Revenue Service Standard Mileage Rate at 55.5 cents effective July 1, 2011. (F9)
10. Approval of Instructional Calendar 2011-2012. (F10)


[Motion by: _____________, seconded by _____________. Vote: _____________]

Calexico Unified School District
Regular Board Agenda - Page 3
July 19, 2011


G. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS

1. Board Bylaw 9320(a): Recommendation: That the Board of Education waive the first and second readings and adopt by reading the title only, the revision to Board Bylaw 9320(a) Meetings and Notices -- Regular Meetings [changed Board meeting dates to 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.] (G1)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


2. 2011-2012 Board Meeting Calendar: Recommendation: That the Board of Education approves holding regular board meetings on Thursdays instead of Tuesdays. (G2)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

3. Fund Transfer Requests:

a. Recommendation: That the Board of Education approves the fund transfer in the amount of $429,647 from the Adult Education Apportionments in the General Fund into Fund 110. (G3a)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

b. Recommendation: That the Board of Education approves the fund transfer in the amount of $100,000 from the Adult Education Fund (Fund 110) into the Cafeteria Fund to repay the emergency loan. (G3b)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

c. Recommendation: That the Board of Education approves the transfer of Redevelopment Funds from the General Fund into the County School Facility Fund (Fund 351) in the amount of $1,859,414.53 for the Jefferson Modernization Project. (G3c)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

4. Agricultural Incentive Grant: Recommendation: That the Board of Education approves submittal of application for 2011-2012 funding of the Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grant. (G4)

[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION

5. Board Representative appointment to IVROP Board: That President Romo replace Trustee Aguilar as the Board of Education’s representative on the IVROP Board.


[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


Calexico Unified School District
Regular Board Agenda - Page 4
July 19, 2011G. RECOMMENDED ACTIONS (Continued)

6. Resolution Declaring an Emergency Requiring Contract for Purchase and Installment of Fire Alarm Equipment for Modular classrooms without advertising for bids.: Recommendation: That the Board of Education adopts Resolution declaring an emergency requiring contract for purchase and installment of fire alarm equipment for modular classrooms without advertising for bids at Blanche Charles Elementary School to accommodate housing students displaced from Jefferson Elementary School due to newly found damages incurred in the April 10, 2010 earthquake. (G6)


[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION
Roll Call Vote:
AYES:
NOES:
ABSENT:
ABSTAINED:

7. Emergency purchase and installation of fire alarm equipment: That the Board of Education approves the emergency purchase and installation of fire alarm equipment at Blanche Charles Elementary School/Robert F. Morales Adult Ed Center from Standard Electronics in the amount of $85,300.(G7)


[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


H. ITEMS REQUESTED BY BOARD MEMBERS (No Backup)

1. Ways to assist in fundraising for swimming pool construction
2. Open school playgrounds to children
3. Inter-Board Relations and Board member conduct

I. CLOSED SESSION

1. Student Discipline: Consideration/Deliberation of Panel Recommendations (J1)
2. Public Employee/Discipline/Dismissal/Release (Government Code § 54957)
3. Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Government Code § 54957)
Title: Interim Superintendent
4. Public Employee Appointment (Government Code § 54957)
Title: Superintendent
5. Public Employee Appointment (Government Code § 54957)
Title: Principal (4)
6. Public Employee Appointment (Government Code § 54957)
Title: Vice-Principal (8)
7. Negotiations: Conference with District Labor Negotiators Re: ACT Bargaining unit
(Government Code § 54957.6)
a. Unit: ACT Bargaining Unit
b. Negotiator: Yuri Calderon, GCR, LLP
Calexico Unified School District
Regular Board Agenda - Page 5
July 19, 2011

J. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

Announcement of action taken in closed session (if applicable)

1. Board Action on Results of Expulsion Hearing Recommendations:
Recommendation: That the Board approves the recommendation of the
administrative hearing panel relating to expulsion for the following:

a. Student Case #AB011596 b. Student Case #AA010593


[Motion by: ___________, seconded by ___________. Vote: _____________] ACTION


K. BOARD MEMBERS’ REQUESTS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS/REQUESTS
FOR INFORMATION (Board Members Only)


L. ADJOURNMENT

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