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Previous MeetingFebruary 17, 2015 06:30 PMNext Meeting
Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Pico Rivera City Hall
6615 Passons Boulevard
Pico Rivera, CA 90660

 

  
Preliminary Information

El Rancho Unified School District
Conducting the District's Business in Public

Closed Session - 5:30 p.m.
Open Session - 6:30 p.m.

Persons in the audience during the meeting of the Board of Education are asked not to talk during the presentations or the meeting. If conversation needs to take place, please do so outside of the Board Meeting so as to not disrupt others or the meeting. Please make sure your cell phone is turned off or silenced at this time.


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  CALL TO ORDER   
         
a. ROLL CALL - Members of the Board of Education      (V)  
  Dr. Aurora R. Villon, President
Jose Lara, Vice President
Alfred Renteria, Jr., Clerk
Rachel Canchola, Member
Delia Alvidrez, Member
         
b. ROLL CALL - Members of the Administrative Cabinet     
  Martin Galindo, Superintendent
Roxane Fuentes, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Ruben Frutos, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services
Mark Matthews, Director, Human Resources
Katherine Aguirre, Director, Special Education
2.  PUBLIC COMMENT ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS   
3.  ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold 4.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Procedure     
  Closed Session is conducted in accordance with applicable sections of California law. Closed Sessions are not open to the public. If additional time is required, the Board will reconvene Closed Session at the end of the regular meeting.
         
b. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release (Pursuant to Government Code § 54957)      (D)  
         
c. Public Employee Appointment/Employment (Pursuant to Government Code §54957)      (D)  
  Title: District Peace Officer
         
d. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (Pursuant to Government Code §54956.9)      (D)  
         
e. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Pursuant to subdivision (a) of Government Code § 54957.6)      (D)  
  Agency Designated Representative: Mark Matthews, Director, Human Resources
Employee Organizations: ERFT/CSEA/ERASA/Other Unrepresented Employees
Unfold 5.  RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION - 6:30 p.m.   
         
a. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE      (D)  
  RECORDER - Sandy Watkins
INTERPRETER - Rosaura Elenes
VISITORS - Register No. 19-2014/2015
Unfold 6.  ADOPTION OF AGENDA   
         
a. Approve Agenda for the Regular Board of Education Meeting of February 17, 2015.      (D)  (V)  
  Recommendation is made that the Agenda be adopted as submitted.
Unfold 7.  PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTIONS TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release (Pursuant to Government Code § 54957)      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 8.  STUDENT REPORTS   
         
a. ASB President, El Rancho High School, Mia Castillo      (D)  
         
b. ASB Spokesperson, Salazar High School, Jacqueline Reyes      (D)  
Unfold 9.  PUBLIC COMMENTS - Blue speaker's cards   
         
a. Procedure      (D)  
  Public Comments is the time when members of the audience may address the Board. Please be aware that Government Code 54954.2 prohibits the Board from taking action at this meeting if the item does not already appear on the posted agenda. In the interest of time, your remarks will be limited to three (3) minutes. We ask that you confine your comments to new ideas to avoid repeating what has already been said. Comments on the same topic will be limited to a maximum of fifteen (15) minutes. Please do not refer to students, employees, parents, or other individuals in a derogatory or potentially offensive manner. For your information, Board and Cabinet members may take notes, either written or on an electronic device during Public Comments.
Unfold 10.  INFORMATION ITEMS   
         
a. Presentation of Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)Training by Dora Soto-Delgado, Project Director      (D)  
         
b. Presentation of Local Control Accountability Plan State-level Update by Roxane Fuentes, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services      (D)  
         
c. Update on District Facilities Projects by Ruben Frutos, Assistant Superintendent Business Services      (D)  
Unfold 11.  BOARD OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS   
         
a. Procedure      (D)  
  Board Members have the opportunity to report and discuss information regarding conference attendance, committee updates, and other District-related activities/observations.
Unfold 12.  COMMENTS AND REPORTS BY SUPERINTENDENT AND CABINET   
         
a. Procedure      (D)  
  The Superintendent and members of Cabinet provide reports to the Board of Education on relevant educational issues and District activities.
Unfold 13.  CONSENT AGENDA   
         
a. Procedure      (D)  
 

All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are those on which the Board has previously deliberated or that can be classified as routine items of business. There will be no separate discussion of these items prior to the time the Board of Education votes on the motion unless members of the Board, staff, or public request specific items to be discussed or pulled from the Consent items (per Bylaws of the Board 9322).

Unfold 14.  CONSENT AGENDA - SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE   
         
a. Approve the Minutes of the Board of Education's Special Meetings held January 27, 2015 and January 28, 2015.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
b. Adopt Resolution in Recognition of Cesar Chavez Day, March 31.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
Unfold 15.  CONSENT AGENDA - DIVISION OF STUDENT SERVICES   
         
a. Approve first reading of Board Policy 7111, Naming and Renaming of School Facilities      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approve Memorandum of Understanding between El Rancho Unified School District and WestEd.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
c. Approve Memorandum of Understanding between the El Rancho Unified School District and the City of Pico Rivera for the implementation and administration of the CalGrip Grant      (D)  (V)  (C)  
Unfold 16.  CONSENT AGENDA - DIVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION   
         
a. Approve Master Contract and Individual Service Agreement between El Rancho Unified School District and the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc., a nonpublic, nonsectarian public agency      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approve/Ratify Individual Service Tuition Agreement between El Rancho Unified School District and Approach Learning and Assessment Centers, Inc.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
c. Approve/Ratify Individual Service Tuition Agreement and amend the Master Contract between El Rancho Unified School District and JBA Institute, LLC      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
d. Approve/Ratify Consultant Agreement between El Rancho Unified School District and AZ Translations and Interpretation Services      (D)  (V)  (C)  
Unfold 17.  CONSENT AGENDA - DIVISION OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES   
         
a. Approve Magee Elementary School academic field trip to Occidental College for the annual Los Angeles County Science Olympiad.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approve Magee Elementary School athletic field trip to the Mount San Antonio College LA84 Foundation Relays.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
c. Approve El Rancho High School consultant agreement with poet Eric Moraga.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
d. Approve the University of California, Irvine Early Academic Outreach Program High School Service Memorandum of Understanding 2014-2015 for El Rancho High School.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
Unfold 18.  CONSENT AGENDA - DIVISION OF BUSINESS SERVICES   
         
a. Approve/Ratify Business Services reports for the month of January 2015.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approve/Ratify Business Services reports for Bond Measure “A” and Bond Measure “EE” for the month of January 2015.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
c. Approve appointment of members to serve on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
d. Approve Memorandum of Understanding between El Rancho Unified School District and Tri-Cities Regional Occupational Program (ROP).      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
e. Approve license agreement with the Los Angeles County Probation Department for the use of Obregon Elementary School.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
f. Approve acceptance of proposal for Fixed Asset Management Services.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
Unfold 19.  CONSENT AGENDA - DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES   
         
a. Approve Certificated Personnel Register No. 22-2014/2015.      (D)  (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approve Classified Personnel Register No. 22-2014/2014,      (D)  (V)  (C)  
Unfold 20.  CONSENT AGENDA VOTE   
         
a. Consent Agenda Vote      (D)  (V)  (C)  
 

Consent Agenda items are voted on by a single motion. It is understood that the Administration recommends approval on all Consent Items. Each item on the Consent Agenda approved by the Board of Education shall be deemed to have been considered in full and adopted as recommended.

Unfold 21.  DISCUSSION   
         
a. Procedure      (D)  
  Board members and District administration have the opportunity to discuss matters of interest.
         
b. Discuss District Peace Officers and District-wide Security      (D)  
22.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS   
Unfold 23.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS - SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE   
         
a. 2015 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly Election      (D)  (V)  
24.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS - DIVISION OF STUDENT SERVICES   
25.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS - DIVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION   
26.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS - DIVISION OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES   
Unfold 27.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS - DIVISION OF BUSINESS SERVICES   
         
a. Approve selection of financial advisor.      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 28.  NEW BUSINESS - ACTION ITEMS - DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES   
         
a. Approve Classified Personnel Register No. 23-2014/2015 (General Fund).      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 29.  RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS   
         
a. Procedure      (D)  (V)  
  Board members and District administration have the opportunity to discuss and recommend items to be placed on future Board of Education meeting agendas.
Unfold 30.  ADJOURNMENT   
         
a. Adjourn Regular Board of Education Meeting of February 17, 2015.      (D)  (V)  
         
b. Future Board Meetings      (D)  (V)  
  Tuesday, March 3, 2015, Regular Public Meeting (6:30 pm Open Session) at City Hall.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Regular Public Meeting (6:30 pm Open Session) at City Hall.

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