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Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Board of Education
June 7, 2001
The next regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's Board of Education is scheduled to be held on June 7, 2001, in the Board Room of the District's Administrative Offices, 1651 16th Street Santa Monica. Following Roll Call, at 4:30 PM the Board will move to Closed Session, for reasons listed in Section III, below. The Board will reconvene in Open Session at 7 PM in the Board Room.
The Public Portion of the Meeting Begins at 7:00 PM
If you wish to address the Board of Education you must submit the "request to address" card prior to discussion of the item. The cards are located with meeting materials at the back of the room.
I. CALL TO ORDER
A Roll Call
B. Pledge of Allegiance
III. CLOSED SESSION
IV. BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS (60 minutes)
V. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (1 minute)
VI. APPROVAL OF MINUTES ( 5 minutes)
VII. CONSENT CALENDAR
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 2, 2a-2o
A.3 Approval of Gifts FY 2000/01 3, 3a-d
A.4 Conference and Travel Approval 4-9
A.5 Approval of Independent Contractors 10-11
A.6 Transferring of Funds 12
Proposition X /State Modernization
Curriculum and Instruction
A.7 Basic Textbooks to Be Adopted 13
A.8 Approval of Consolidated Application: Part 1 2001-2002 14
A.9 Field Trips 15
A.10 2001-2002 School Calendar Revision 16-16a
A.11 Expulsion of Student (DOB: 08-31-86) 17
A.12 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 18-27
(Pages 28-31 are purposefully unused)
A.13 Special Services 32-34
A.14 NANCY COHEN TEACHING DAYS 35
A.15 Teaching Authorizations (USC) 36
A.16 Teaching Authorization (University of Phoenix) 37
A.17 Classified Personnel - Merit 38-44
A.18 Classified Personnel - Non-Merit 45-46
A.19 Approval of Additional Board of Education Meeting 47
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 (35 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.
A. School Reports - none
B. Student Board Member Reports
C. SMMCTA Reports
D. SEIU Reports
E. PTA Council President Reports
F. Prop X Oversight Committee
G. Malibu Youth Coalition
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 (90 minutes)
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.20 Recommendation for Stoppage of Manufacturing of New Windows for Grant Elementary School 48
A.21 Award of Planter Box Removal and Deck Replacement - Muir Elementary - Quote#1.06 - to _______________________ 49
A.22 Child Development CREST and Preschool Fee Schedule 50
A.23 Approval of Special Education Contracts 51-53, 53a
A.24 Acceptance of Governor's API Award - Santa Monica High School 54
A.25 Approval of Board Meeting Schedule for Fiscal Year 2001-2002 55
A.26 Approval of 2001-2002 Personnel Commission Budget 56, 56a-56e
A.27 Borrowing from Other Funds 57
A.28 Deputy Superintendent/ Chief of Staff 58-61, 61a-61e
A.29 Budget Adjustments 62-66
XII. DISCUSSION ITEMS (120 Minutes)
These items are submitted for information (FIRST READING) and discussion. Action will generally be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.
D.1 Mathematics K-5 Publisher Adoption 67
D.2 Proposed Community Access Plan for Santa Monica Elementary Public
Schools Playgrounds (Second Reading) 68
D.3 Planning the 2001-02 District Budget 69-70, 70a-70j
D.4 District-wide Energy Conservation Plan (First Reading) 71
XIII INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
I.1 Basic Textbooks to be Adopted 72
I.2 Head Start Collaboration with the Los Angeles County Office of
Education (LACOE) 73
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 meeting of the Board of Education is a Special Meeting which is scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 14, 2001, at 4 PM in the District Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, California.
The next regular meeting of the Board of Educations is scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 28, 2001, at 7:00 PM in the District Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, California
Meetings held in Santa Monica are taped for rebroadcast
and played on Cable Channel 16 (City TV) at 11:00 AM
on the Sunday following the Board meeting.
Meetings are rebroadcast in Malibu on Government Access
Channel 15 every Thursday at 2 PM; every Saturday & Sunday at 8 PM
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