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The Board of Education meeting of July 20, 2000
will be held in the Board Room
of the Districts Administrative Offices
1651 - 16th Street, Santa Monica
Meetings are taped for rebroadcast and played on cable
channel 16 (CityTV) at 11:00 a.m. on the Sunday following
the Board meeting
Malibu Meetings are rebroadcast
on Government Access Channel 15 in Malibu
every Thursday at 2pm; every Saturday & Sunday at 8pm
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Board of Education
July 20, 2000
A regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled for Thursday, July 20, 2000 in the Board Room of the Districts administrative offices at 1651 - 16th Street, Santa Monica. Following the call to order at 6:15 p.m., the Board will move to Closed Session in the Board Conference Room for reasons listed in Section II, below.
Persons wishing to address the Board of Education submitted the "request to address" card prior to discussion of the item.
I CALL TO ORDER 6:15 p.m.
A Roll Call
B Pledge of Allegiance
II PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY
Conference with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent regarding 2000-2001 negotiations with the Santa Monica-Malibu Teachers Association (SMMCTA) and the Santa Monica Chapter Local 660 Service Employees International Union (SEIU), pursuant to Section 54957.6 of the Brown Act
Administrative appointment, Director of Transportation, pursuant
to section 54957 of the Brown Act.
III BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS
IV APPROVAL OF MINUTES: - none
V 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 VIII.
Business and Finance
A.1 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 1999/00 1-2
A.2 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2000-2001 3-3n
A.3 Approval of Gifts FY 1999/01 4-5e
A.3a Approval of Gifts FY 2000/01 6-7e
A.4 Conference and Travel Approval 8-11
A.5 Approval of Independent Contracts 12
A.6 Amend Certification of Authorized Signatures 13
A.7 Attendance Calendar for 2000-2001 14-15
A.8 Renewal of Food Service Agreement with First Lutheran School
of Venice 16
A.9 Accounting and Consulting Services/Mandated Cost
Reimbursement Claims--Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co. 17
A.10 Transfering of Funds 18
Proposition X / State Modernization
Curriculum and Instruction
A.11 Overnight Field Trip(s) 2000-2001 19
A.12 Basic Textbooks to be Adopted 20
A.13 Agreement to Accept Capital Improvement Funds from the State
Department of Education for the Child Development Program 21
A.14 Agreement to Accept Capital Improvement Funds from the City
Of Santa Monica for the Child Development Program 22
A.15 Agreement to Extend the Contract to Operate Marine Park
Child Development Center to Cover July and August 2000 23
A.16 FY2000-01 Agreement with the State Department of Education
CCDF Center Child Care Program 24
A.17 Agreement to Provide School Age Community Child Care
(SACCC) Services for Fiscal Year 2000-2001 25
A.18 Agreement to Provide State Preschool (SPS) Services for
Fiscal Year 2000-2001 26
A.19 Agreement to Provide Child Development Center (CDC)
Services for Fiscal Year 2000-2001 27
A.20 Adopt Resolution No. 00-01 Authorizing the Santa Monica-Malibu
Unified School District to Join the Arroyo Seco Library Network 28-30
A.21 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 31-43
A.22 Special Services Employees 44
A.23 Classified Personnel--Merit .45-52
A.24 Classified PersonnelNon-Merit 53
VI COMMUNICATIONS (Maximum time of 30 minutes for this section)
Communications is an opportunity for the Board of Education to hear reports from school sites, the Superintendent, 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. Superintendent's Report
_ Update on State Budget
C. Student Board Members Report
D. SMMCTA Representative's Report
E. S.E.I.U. Representative's Report
F. PTA Council President's Report
ÖReport may also include a brief overview of PTA Activities at a school site
G. District Advisory Committee Report(s)
H. SM-M Education Foundation Presidents Report
I. Proposition X / State ModernizationSverdrup CRSS
J. Prop X Oversight Committee
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 XIII, CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS.
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.
VIII 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 V, Consent Agenda, will be deliberated in Section VIII 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.
(20 min) A.25 Nominations / Appointments to the Financial Oversight Committee 54
(10 min) A.26 Approval of Amendment to "Agreement for Program Management
IX 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. Redesignation of Position of Teacher-on-Special Assignment to
Coordinator of State and Federal Projects 58-60
(10 min) D.2 Redesignation of Position of Teacher-on-Special Assignment to
Coordinator of Health, Physical Education and Athletics 61-65
(10 min) D.3 Coordinator of Elementary Libraries/New Job Description 66-67
(15 min) D.4 Superintendent Search/Process 68
X BOARD MEMBER ITEMS
These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, as per Board Policy 8320(b).
(10 min) B.1 Board Member Pam Brady request the Board to have a discussion
regarding the Board's procedure for appointing public members to
committees to determine if an action item needs to come before
the Board to adjust the current procedure 69
(10 min) B.2 Board Member Pam Brady request that the Board discuss the absence
of a Malibu applicant from the applicant list for the Financial Advisory
Committee and determine if the Board wants to agendize an action item
to adjust the total number of members to the committee 70
(10 min) B.3 Board Member Pam Brady requests an information item to remind
Board Members that the Brown Act prohibits Board Members from
sending e-mails to more than two Board members 71
XI 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.
XII 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.
I.1 Initial Contract Proposal 2000-2001 / Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom
Teachers Association 72
I.2 Basic Textbooks to be Adopted 74
I.3 Child Development Services 75
I.4 Monthly Budget Report as of June 30, 2000 76
XIII CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC COMMENTS
A continuation of Section VII, as needed.
XIV 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".
XV 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.
XVI CLOSED SESSION
The Board of Education may adjourn to CLOSED SESSION to complete discussion on items listed for CLOSED SESSION.
This meeting is being adjourned in memory of Chris Carrey, Samohi student and beloved son of Neil and Karen Carrey.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2000 in the Board Room of the Districts administrative offices, 165-16th Street in Santa Monica.
BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULE 2000-2001
*These dates have been confirmed at the Santa Monica City Council Chambers
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All District principals
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.
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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, Superintendents Financial Task Force
email distribution list
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