|For a Listing of Upcoming Board Meetings see page 6 of the table of contents|
1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA
March 1, 2001
A regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be held on Thursday, in the auditorium at Hughes Research Laboratories, 3011 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu, CA. The Board will call the meeting to order at 5 p.m. at Webster Elementary School, 3602 Winter Canyon, Malibu, CA. and move to closed session for the reasons listed in section III below. The Board will reconvene at 7 p.m. in open session at Hughes Research Labs..
|PUBLIC PORTION OF MEETING -- 7:00 P.M.|
Persons wishing to address the Board of Education should submit the "request to address" card prior to discussion of the item.
I CALL TO ORDER
A Roll Call
B Pledge of Allegiance
II PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY
III CLOSED SESSION
IV BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS / RECOGNITIONS
(5 min) V APPROVAL OF MINUTES: 1
A.1 Approval of Minutes:
(10 min) VI CONSENT AGENDA
Consent agenda items are considered routine, as agreed by the President, Vice-President and Superintendent, requiring no discussion, and are normally all approved at one time by the Board of Education. However, members of the Board of Education, staff, or the public may request an item be removed from the consent agenda for clarification and/or discussion. Consideration will occur during Section X.
Business and Finance
A.2 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2000-2001 2-2f
A.3 Approval of Gifts FY 2000/01 3-3e
A.4 Conference and Travel Approval 4-9
A.5 Approval of Independent Contractors 10-11
A.6 Approval of Amendments to the Schools Excess Liability Fund Agreement 12
Proposition X / State Modernization
Curriculum and Instruction
A.7 Overnight Field Trip(s) 2000-2001 13
A.8 Basic Textbooks to be Adopted 14
A.9 Adopt Resolution No. 00-11 in Honor of Ani Dermenjian, 2000 Malibu
Chamber of Commerce President 15-16
A.10 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 17-20
A.11 Special Services Employees 21
A.12 Classified Personnel--Merit. 22-24
A.13 Classified Personnel--Non-Merit 25
(20 min) VII PUBLIC COMMENTS
Public Comments is the time when members of the audience may address the Board of Education on items not scheduled on the meeting's agenda. All speakers are limited to three (3) minutes. When there is a large number of speakers, the Board may reduce the allotted time to two(2) minutes per speaker. The Brown Act (Government Code) states that Board members may not engage in discussion of issues raised during "VII Public Comments" except to ask clarifying questions, make a brief announcement, make a brief report on his or her own activities, or to refer the matter to staff. This Public Comment section is limited to 20 minutes. If the number of persons wishing to address the Board of Education exceeds the time limit, additional time will be provided in Section XV, CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS.
(30 min) VIII COMMUNICATIONS
Communications is an opportunity for the Board of Education to hear reports from school sites, the Student Board member, the Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers Association (SMMCTA), the Service Employees International Union (Local 660-SEIU), PTA Council, District Advisory Committees, and the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation.
A. School Reports -
B. Student Board Members' Report
C. SMMCTA Representative's Report
D. S.E.I.U. Representative's Report
E. PTA Council President's Report
The President's Report will also include a report from the site PTA,
Malibu High School
F. District Advisory Committee Report(s)
G. SM-M Education Foundation President's Report
H. Proposition X / State Modernization--Jacobs /Sverdrup CRSS
I. Prop X Oversight Committee
J. Financial Oversight Committee
K. Malibu Youth Coalition
(15 min) IX SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
The Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendents may report on items not requiring action by the Board but are of interest to the Board and public.
Regarding Major and Discussion Items
As a general rule, items under MAJOR and DISCUSSION will be listed in order of importance as determined by the President, Vice-President and Superintendent. Individual Board members may move to request a change in the order prior to consideration of any Major item. The Board may also move any of these items out of order to be heard immediately following PUBLIC COMMENTS if it appears that there is special interest by the public or as a courtesy to staff members making presentations to the Board.
X MAJOR ITEMS
These items are considered to be of major interest and/or importance and are presented for ACTION (A) at this time. Many have been reviewed by the Board at a previous meeting under the Discussion Items section of the agenda. Action Items are submitted to the Board of Education with a recommendation from the Superintendent. They may be tabled or postponed by action of a quorum of the Board. Items pulled from Section VI, Consent Agenda, will be deliberated in Section X following the scheduled Action Items. When a member of the Staff presents an item, the Board may ask clarifying questions before the Public is heard on that item. Board discussion of the item will take place after hearing from the Public.
(10 min) A.14 2001-2002 District Calendar 26-26a
(5 min) A.15 Approval of Revised Board Policy 5144.1 to Replace Existing Policy
5142; Suspension and Expulsion: Due Process 27-31
(10 min) A.16 Approval of Special Education Contracts 32
(5 min) A.17 Award of Professional Services Contract to Twining Laboratories for
Testing Services on Various Proposition X Construction Projects 33
(15 min) A.18 2001 CSBA Delegate Assembly Election 34
( 15 min) A.19 Budget Adjustments 35-39g
XI DISCUSSION ITEMS
These items are submitted for information (FIRST READING) and discussion. Action will generally be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.
(10 min) D.1 Approval of Revised Board Policy 5129 to Replace Existing Policy 5129
Beepers, Pagers, Cellular Phones and Other Electronic
Signaling Devices 40-41b
(30 min) D.2 Citizens Advisory Committee to Interview Candidates for
XII BOARD MEMBER ITEMS
These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, as per Board Policy 8320(b).
XIII REQUESTS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC OR DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEES TO ADDRESS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
These items are submitted by members of the public to address the Board of Education on a matter within the jurisdiction of the Board, as per Board Policy 8320(c). Requests must be submitted to the Superintendent in writing ten days before the Board meeting or prior to agenda planning, in accordance with the established agenda planning schedule, whichever is less. The written request will not exceed 500 words and will include, as an attachment, brief background information and the reason for the request.
XIV INFORMATION ITEMS
These items are intended to keep the Board informed on various District business matters which do not require formal action by the Board.
(10 min) I.1 Monthly Budget Report as of January 31, 2001 43-43c
XV CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS
A continuation of Section VII, as needed.
XVI BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
Board Member Comments are where a Board member may make a brief announcement or make a brief report on his or her own activities relative to Board business. There can be no discussion under "BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS".
XVII FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
Items for future consideration will be listed with the projected date of consideration. The Board of Education will be given any backup information available at this time.
XVIII CLOSED SESSION
The Board of Education may adjourn to CLOSED SESSION to complete discussion on items listed for CLOSED SESSION.
There will be a joint meeting of the Board of Education and Financial Oversight Committee on Monday, March 12 at 5 p.m. in the District's Administrative Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA.
The next regular meeting is scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 15, 2001 at 7 p.m. in the Santa Monica City Council Chambers, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA
|BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULE 2000-2001
|October||05 Malibu 19 * 28 (Win-Win/SEIU) 30 (Interviews with Search Firm Reps)|
|November||02 Malibu 16 * 09 (Win-Win/SEIU)|
|December||14 05 (Public Hearing) 13 (Public Hearing)|
|January||04 18* 11 (special meeting)|
|February||01 15* 02-03 (retreat) 8 (Ed Services Workshop)|
|March||01 (Malibu) 15 12 (Joint Meeting with Financial Oversight Committee 5--7 p.m.) 29 (Ed. Services Workshop)|
|April||05 25* (DAC Reports & Recommendations)|
|May||03 (Malibu) 17* 10 (Closed Session, Superintendent's Evaluation) 24 (Ed. Services Workshop)|
|June||07 28 (Budget adoption)|
Agendas are distributed to:
All District principals/District managers/supervisors
all branches of the public library in Santa Monica and Malibu
print media in both Santa Monica and Malibu
SMMCTA and SEIU representatives
presidents of PTA Council and site PTAs
African American Parent Support Group
District Legal Counsel
the City Managers of both Santa Monica and Malibu
members of the public who may subscribe.
electronic media - surfsantamonica.com
email distribution list
Agenda Tables of Contents are mailed first class mail at no cost to the receiving party to
chairs of District Advisory Committees, chairs of Site Governance Councils,
members of the Prop X Oversight Committee
City Council members of both Santa Monica and Malibu
Board of Trustees Members Santa Monica College
representatives of child care/child welfare agencies in Santa Monica
representatives of various City commissions
requesting members of the public.
members, Superintendent's Financial Task Force; members Financial Oversight Committee
email distribution list
A copy of the Table of Contents is posted 72 hours in advance of regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting and is accessible to the public 24 hours/day in the window outside the District Offices entrance, 1651 - 16th street in Santa Monica. Special meeting agendas are posted 48 hours prior to special meetings of the Board of Education.
I CALL TO ORDER
A Roll Call
Tom Pratt - President
Julia Brownley - Vice President
Alexis Bolter, Student Board Member/Malibu High School (Voting)
Joe Green, Student Board Member/Santa Monica High School
Jane Kennedy, Student Board Member/Olympic High School
B Pledge of Allegiance
II CLOSED SESSION - Reports