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Previous MeetingOctober 01, 2014 05:00 PM
Wm. S. Hart UHSD Governing Board - Regular Meeting
Administrative Center
21380 Centre Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, California

 

  
Preliminary Information

PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING WILL INCLUDE ONE PUBLIC HEARING FOR AGENDA ITEM XIX-c - PUBLIC HEARING - RESOLUTION NO. 14/15-30 - PUPIL TEXTBOOK AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS INCENTIVE ACT.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Superintendent's Office (661.259.0033.x201).  Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

Regular Meeting Schedule: Closed Session: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  /  Recognitions/Public Session: 7:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone wishing to address the Board on any item appearing or not appearing on the Agenda will be required to fill out a Speaker Card for both Public Comment and speaking to a specific Agenda item. Please be advised only those using Speaker Cards will be recognized by the Board.   No action will be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda and the Board will not engage in dialogue regarding issues not on the agenda. Speakers will be given two (2) minutes to address the Board.  The President may limit public comment time based on the number of persons who wish to speak.


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
I.  Call to Order   
II.  Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum   
Unfold III.  Public Comments for Closed Session Items   
         
a. Public Comments for Closed Session Items     
  A member of the audience may address the Board on items listed in Closed Session by completing a Speaker Card.  Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken at this time, and the Board President will limit comment time to 2 (two) minutes. If you wish to speak regarding an item not appearing on the Closed Session agenda, please make your comments during the Public Session (see below).
Unfold IV.  First Closed Session   
         
a. Anticipated Litigation l13/14-G - Conference with Legal Counsel (per Government Code Section 54956.9(b): Compliance with California Voting Rights Act via Transition to By-Trustee Area Election System      (D)  
  Conference with legal counsel:  compliance with California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) via transition to By-Trustee Area Election System.
         
b. Student Expulsion Report No. 14/15-01 (Ratification) (per Education Code Section 48918(c))      (V)  
  Ratification requested for Student Expulsion Report No. 14/15-01.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
         
c. Rejection of Claim No. 14/15 - 02 (per Government Code Section 54956.9)      (D)  (V)  
  Rejection of Claim No. 14/15-02.
         
d. Public Employee Appointment/Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment/Non-reelection (per Government Code Section 54957)      (D)  
  Public Employee Appointment/Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment/Non-reelection.
         
e. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra - Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association (per Government Code Section 54957.6)      (D)  
  Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association.
         
f. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra - Negotiations with California School Employees Association, Chapter 349 (per Government Code Section 54957.6)      (D)  
  Negotiations with California School Employees Association.
         
g. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra - Negotiations with Unrepresented Employees (per Government Code Section 54957.6)      (D)  
  Negotiations with Unrepresented Employees.
         
h. Real Property Transaction (per Government Code Section 54956.8). Real Property: 21515 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita, CA 91350. Conference with Real Property Negotiator: Benjamin Rodriguez. Negotiating Parties: Prospective Bidders. Under Negotiation: Potential price and terms for auction      (D)  (V)  
  Real property transaction.
         
i. Real Property Transaction (per Government Code Section 54956.8). Real Property: 26308 Spirit Court, Santa Clarita, CA 91350. Conference with Real Property Negotiator: Benjamin Rodriguez. Negotiating Parties: Prospective Bidders. Under Negotiation: Potential price and terms for auction      (D)  (V)  
  Real property transaction.
         
j. Conference with Labor Negotiator (per Government Code Sections 54954.5(b) and 54957.6). Agency Designated Representative: Board President. Unrepresented Employee: Superintendent      (D)  
  Conference with Labor Negotiator.
Unfold V.  Return to Public Session   
         
a. Return to Public Session      Time Certain: 07:00 PM     
  The Board will return to Public Session at 7:00 p.m.
VI.  Report of First Closed Session Action   
VII.  Re-Establishment of Quorum   
VIII.  Pledge of Allegiance   
Unfold IX.  Approval of Agenda   
         
a. Approval of Agenda      (V)  
  Approve the agenda.
Unfold X.  Approval of Minutes   
         
a. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of September 3, 2014      (V)  
  Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 3, 2014, presented for approval.
         
b. Approval of Minutes - Joint Meeting of September 17, 2014      (V)  
  Minutes of the Joint Meeting of September 17, 2014, presented for approval.
Unfold XI.  Recognitions by Board   
         
a. District Classified Employees of the Year, 2014/15      (D)  
  Recognition of the District Classified Employees of the Year, 2014/15.
Unfold XII.  Board Member/Superintendent Reports   
         
a. Student Board Member Report      (D)  
  Student Board Member Claire Lee will present a report to the Board.
         
b. What's Good in Education      (D)  
  Board members and District staff will talk about "What's Good in Education" relative to the District.
         
c. Superintendent's Report      (D)  
  Superintendent Challinor will present a brief report.
Unfold XIII.  Employee Association Leadership   
         
a. Hart District Teachers Association President Jayme Allsman      (D)  
  Hart District Teachers Association (HDTA) President Jayme Allsman will make a brief report.
         
b. California School Employees Association, Chapter 349 President Kelly Janney      (D)  
  California School Employees Association (CSEA), Chapter 349 President Kelly Janney will make a brief report.
Unfold XIV.  Special Items   
         
a. Public Employee Contract - Superintendent      (V)  
  Public Employee Contract - Superintendent.
         
b. School Site Report - Academy of the Canyons      (D)  
  Site report highlighting a goal from the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).
         
c. School Site Report - Learning Post      (D)  
  Site report highlighting a goal from the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).
Unfold XV.  Public Comments   
         
a. Public Comments     
  If you wish to address the Board, please complete the "Request to Address the Board - Public Comments Welcome" form and return it to the Secretary to the Board prior to the beginning of the item.  Comments regarding the Consent Calendar will be taken during Public Comments.  Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence.  No action will be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda, and the Board President will limit your comments to 2 (two) minutes.  If you wish to speak regarding an item that appears on the agenda, you will be called upon to make your comments at the time the item is discussed by the Board.
Unfold XVI.  Discussion Items   
         
a. Initial Proposal from California School Employees Association, Chapter 349 to the Hart District      (D)  
  Initial Proposal from California School Employees Association, Chapter 349 to the Hart District.
         
b. Revised Board Policies and Administrative Regulations – First Reading      (D)  
  Revised Board policies and administrative regulations are being presented for a first reading.
Unfold XVII.  Information Items   
         
a. Update on Castaic High School      (D)  
  Status update on the Castaic High School project.
Unfold XVIII.  Public Auctions   
Unfold XIX.  Action Items   
         
a. Selection Process of Governing Board 's Representative to the Personnel Commission      (D)  (V)  
  The term of office of the Governing Board's appointee to the Personnel Commission expires on December 1, 2014.  The Governing Board will participate in the selection process of appointing a new member.
         
b. Resolution No. 14/15-31 - Support of Measure EE (Excellence in Education) for Saugus Union School District      (D)  (V)  
  Resolution supporting Measure EE (Excellence in Education) for Saugus Union School District.
         
c. Public Hearing for Resolution No. 14/15-30 - Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Act      (D)  (V)  
  A public hearing will be held regarding the Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Act.
         
d. Resolution No. 14/15-29 - Approving Delinquent Tax Financing Program 2014/15 through 2016/17      (D)  (V)  
  Resolution to participate in the California Statewide Delinquent Tax Finance Authority program for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
         
e. Public Disclosure of Tentative Agreement with Hart District Teachers Association (2014/15 to 2016/17)      (D)  (V)  
  Public disclosure of the terms and conditions, including financial impact, of a Tentative Agreement with the Hart District Teachers Association.
         
f. Ratification of 2014-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Hart District and the Hart District Teachers Association      (D)  (V)  
  Ratification of 2014-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Hart District and the Hart District Teachers Association.
         
g. Public Disclosure of Proposed Compensation Increase for Unrepresented Employees      (D)  (V)  
  Public disclosure of the financial impact of a proposed compensation increase for unrepresented employees.
         
h. Compensation Adjustments for Unrepresented Employees      (D)  (V)  
  Compensation adjustments for unrepresented employees.
         
i. Board Member Compensation Increase      (D)  (V)  
  Board to consider increase in monthly compensation.
         
j. Authorization To Solicit Contractor Proposals for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Two-Story Classroom Building Project      (D)  (V)  
  Request authorization to solicit contractor proposals for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Two-Story Classroom Building Project.
         
k. Proposal for Division of the State Architect (DSA) Inspection Services for Castaic High School (Stephen Payte DSA Inspections, Inc.)      (D)  (V)  
  Proposal for Division of the State Architect Inspection Services for Castaic High School rough grading.
Unfold XX.  Consent Calendar   
         
a. Consent Calendar     
  Unless a Board Member has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the Consent Calendar, the Governing Board approves the items at one time.
XXI.  Consent Calendar-Removal of Items   
Unfold XXII.  Consent Calendar-Personnel   
         
a. Personnel Report No. 14/15-5      (V)  (C)  
  Personnel Report No. 14/15-5 regarding certificated, non-certificated, classified employees,  certification of coaches and Workability I program.
Unfold XXIII.  Consent Calendar-Curriculum/Instruction   
         
a. Recommendation of Textbooks/Instructional Materials Adoption, 2014/15      (V)  (C)  
  Textbooks have been recommended for adoption for the 2014/15 school year.
         
b. Out-of-State Conference Approval Requests - Hart High School      (V)  (C)  
  Request by three Hart High School teachers to attend an out-of-state conference.  
         
c. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips - Golden Valley High, Hart High, Saugus High, Valencia High, West Ranch High and Rio Norte Junior High Schools      (V)  (C)  
 

Approve overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Golden Valley High School (Every 15 Minutes), Hart High School (Band), Saugus High School (Yearbook, ASB), Valencia High School (Cross Country, Dance), West Ranch High School (Band, Future Business Leaders of America [FBLA], Boys Basketball, TV, Colorguard) and Rio Norte Junior High School (TV).

         
d. Obsolete Textbooks      (V)  (C)  
  A list of textbooks that need to be declared obsolete is being submitted.
         
e. Annual Review of Board Policies 5116.1 and 6145      (V)  (C)  
  Annual review of Board Policies 5116.1 Intradistrict Attendance and Open Enrollment and 6145 Extracurricular/Cocurricular Activities.
Unfold XXIV.  Consent Calendar-Business Services   
         
a. Purchase Order Report      (V)  (C)  
  Approve August 2014 Purchase Order Report.
         
b. Warrants and Revolving Cash Fund Payment of Expenditures      (V)  (C)  
 

Approve and ratify Warrant Register and Revolving Cash Fund.

 

         
c. Religious Organization as Civic Center User - 2014/15 (Valencia Christian Center)      (V)  (C)  
  Approval of Valencia Christian Center as a religious organization for Civic Center Use for the 2014/15 school year.
         
d. Memorandum of Understanding Between William S. Hart Union High School District and Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation      (V)  (C)  
  Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the Hart District and Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.
         
e. Agreement for Hearing Screening Services (Arcadia Audiometric Associates, Inc.)      (V)  (C)  
  Agreement for mandated hearing screening services for the 2014/15 school year.
         
f. Agreement for E-Rate Consulting Services (CSM Consulting, Inc.)      (V)  (C)  
  Ratify agreement with CSM Consulting, Inc., for E-Rate consulting services in 2015/16 and 2016/17.
         
g. Contract to Provide Custom Training and Consulting - The Flippen Group, LLC      (V)  (C)  
  The Flippen Group provides custom training to assist schools to increase academic achievement, decrease disciplinary action, and increase attendance by building high functioning teams in schools and classrooms.  The training is for three days at La Mesa Junior High, Placerita Junior High, and Sierra Vista Junior High Schools.
         
h. Internship Contract Agreement (California State University, Bakersfield)      (V)  (C)  
  Approval of Internship Contract Agreement with California State University, Bakersfield.
         
i. Internship Contract Agreement (Pepperdine University)      (V)  (C)  
  Approval of Internship Contract Agreement with Pepperdine University.
         
j. Amendment No. 1 to Consultant Agreement for Speech and Language Services (My Therapy), 2014/15      (V)  (C)  
  Approve amendment to add hours with My Therapy for speech services.
         
k. Consultant Agreement for a Group Counseling Therapist (Rita Celina Jacques), 2014/15      (V)  (C)  
  Approve the contract with Rita Celina Jacques for a group counseling therapist.
         
l. Consultant Agreement for a Group Counselor Therapist (Kimberly Nunley), 2014/15      (V)  (C)  
  Approve the contract with Kimberly Nunley for a group counseling therapist.
         
m. Staffing Services Agreement for Speech and Language Services (StaffRehab), 2014/15      (V)  (C)  
  Approve staffing service agreement with StaffRehab for speech services.
XXV.  Consent Calendar-Facilities   
XXVI.  Consent Calendar-Requests for Information   
XXVII.  Approval of Consent Calendar (Roll Call Vote)   
XXVIII.  Items Removed from Consent Calendar   
XXIX.  Items for Future Consideration by the Board   
XXX.  Public Comments for Second Closed Session Items   
Unfold XXXI.  Second Closed Session   
         
a. Second Closed Session (if needed)     
  This Closed Session will be used as an extension of IV - First Closed Session, if needed.
XXXII.  Return to Public Session   
XXXIII.  Report of Second Closed Session Action   
XXXIV.  Adjournment   


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