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The Board of Education meeting of April 25, 2001
will be held in the Board Room of the District's Administrative Offices
1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA.
Meetings in Santa Monica are taped for rebroadcast
and played on cable channel 16 (City TV) at 11:00 a.m.
on the Sunday following the Board meeting.
Meetings are rebroadcast in Malibu on Government Access
Channel 15 every Thursday at 2 p.m.; every Saturday & Sunday at 8 p.m.
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Board of Education
April 25, 2001
A regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2001, in the Board Room of the administrative offices of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, 1651 Sixteenth Street in Santa Monica, California. At 3 p.m., following roll call, the Board will move to CLOSED SESSION in the Board Conference Room for reasons listed in Section III, below.
THE PUBLIC PORTION OF MEETING BEGINS AT 4:00 P.M.
Board Room of the District Offices
DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE WILL BE SUBMITTING THEIR
ANNUAL REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS AS FOLLOWS:
(Available Reports: See yellow pages at the end of the Full Agenda.)
4:00-4:40 p.m. Instructional Technology
4:45-5:25 p.m. Sports and Physical Education *
5:30-6:10 p.m. Community Health and Safety
6:15-6:55 p.m. Child Development
7:00-7:40 p.m. Special Education (SEDAC) *
7:45-8:25 p.m. Fine Arts
8:30-9:10 p.m. Cultural Advisory Council *
* Available on meeting day
Any person wishing to address the Board of Education must 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 APPROVAL OF AGENDA
V BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS. None.
VI APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A.1 Approval of Minutes: March 29, and April 9, 2001 1
VII CONSENT AGENDA (5 minutes)
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 XI.
Business and Finance
A.2 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2000-2001 2a-d
A.3 Approval of Gifts FY 2000/01 3a-d
A.4 Conference and Travel Approval 4-8
A.5 Approval of Independent Contractors 9
A.6 Renew Contract: Classified Employee Long- Terms Disability Insurance
with the Hartford Insurance Company 10
A.7 Agreement with LACOE for Data Processing Services 11
A.8 Approval for Donations of Seven (7) Vertebrate Fossils to the Natural
History Museum of Los Angeles County 12
Proposition X /State Modernization
Curriculum and Instruction
A.9 Overnight Field Trips (s) 2000-2001 13
A.10 Expulsion of Student (DOB 05-29-86) 14
A.11 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 15-22
A.12 Special Services Employees 23
A.13 Classified Personnel - Merit 24-27
A.14 Classified Personnel - Non-Merit 28
VIII PUBLIC COMMENTS(20 minutes)
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 "VIII, 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 XVI, CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS.
IX COMMUNICATIONS(20 minutes)
The Communications section provides an opportunity for the Board of Education to hear reports from the individuals or Committee representative listed below. All reports are limited to 5 minutes or less. However, if more time is necessary, or if a report will not be presented, please notify the Board secretary eight work days prior to the date of the meeting.
X Superintendent's Report(10 minutes)
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.
XI MAJOR ITEMS
These items are considered to be of major interest and/or importance and are presented for ACTION (A) or INFORMATION (I) 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 VII, Consent Agenda, will be deliberated in Section XI 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.
A.15 Recommendation for Acceptance of Bids for Bid Package 3B for new
Construction and Modernication Work at Santa Monica High School 29-30
A.16 Authorization to Purchase Gateway Computers 31
XII 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.
XIII INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
I.1 Basic Textbooks to be Adopted 32
XIV BOARD MEMBER ITEMS
These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, as per Board Policy 8320(b).
XV 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.
XVI CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS
A continuation of Section VIII, as needed.
XVII BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
Board Member Comments is the section 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".
XVIII 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.
XIX CLOSED SESSION
The Board of Education may adjourn to CLOSED SESSION to complete discussion on items listed for CLOSED SESSION.
The next special meeting of the Board of Education is a Special Education Workshop to be held on Monday, April 30, 2001, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the District's Administrative Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, California.
The next regular meeting of the Board of Educations is scheduled to be held on May 3, 2000, at 7:00 p..m. in the Auditorium of Hughes Research Laboratories, 3011 Malibu Canyon Road, Malibu, California.April 25, 2001.