Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

Board of Education

MEETING AGENDA


July 11, 2001


The next regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's Board of Education is scheduled to be held on July 11, 2001, in the Board Room of the District's Administrative Offices, 1651 16th Street Santa Monica. Following Roll Call, at 5:00 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 room's entrance.

I CALL TO ORDER

A Roll Call

B Pledge of Allegiance



II PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY



III CLOSED SESSION



  • Conference regarding property negotiations/ district office site pursuant to GC 52956.8 as cited in the Brown Act
  • Personnel Matter/ Certificated Appointment - Assistant Principal/Santa Monica High School Pursuant to GC 54957 as cited in the Brown Act


  • Personnel Matter/ Assistant Superintendent Search - Business and Fiscal Services Pursuant to GC 54957 as cited in the Brown Act


  • Conference with Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents regarding 2000-2001 negotiations with the Santa Monica-Malibu Teachers Association (SMMCTA) regarding Child Development Services (CDS) pursuant to GC 54957.6 as cited in the Brown Act
  • Conference with Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents regarding 2001-2002 Strategies for Negotiations with Non-Represented Employees, the Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers Association (SMMCTA) and Santa Monica Chapter of Local 660 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) pursuant to GC 54957.6 as cited in the Brown Act


  • Public Employee Performance Evaluation/ Superintendent/ Contract, relative to finalizing Performance Targets, pursuant to GC 54954.5 and 54957 as cited in the Brown Act
  • (Closed Session - con't.)



  • Receipt of Recommendation from Special Education Administrators to approved the Proposed Settlement of the Following Case (s), pursuant to GC 54956.9 as cited in the Brown Act:
  • 1. Case No. SN 2197-00



    IV BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

    None.



    V APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA (1 minute)



    VI APPROVAL OF MINUTES ( 0 minutes)

    A.1 (None) 1



    VII CONSENT CALENDAR (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.



    Curriculum and Instruction

    A.2 Appointment of Teacher Support Providers 2

    A.3 Approval of Overnight Field Trips . 3

    A.4 Approval of Independent Contractors . 4

    A.5 Approval of 2001-2002 Adult Education Center Courses 5, 5a-5c

    General Functions

    None



    Business and Finance

    A.6 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2001-2002 6, 6a-6i

    A.7 Approval of Gifts FY 2001/03 7, 7a-7d

    A.8 Approval of Conference and Travel 8-12

    A.9 Renewal of Food Service Agreement with First Lutheran Church School of Venice 13

    A.10 Approval to Amend Certification of Authorized Signatures 14-15

    A.11 Denial of Claim -Whiteford et al 16

    Proposition X /State Modernization

    A.12 Recommendation for An Increase in Budget Limitation Agreement (BLA)

    #1 and an Adjustment of the Proposition X/State Facility Program

    Budget 17-18, 18a-18c



    A.13 Recommendation for A Decrease in Budget Limitation Agreement

    (BLA) #2 19, 19a-19b

    A.14 Recommendation for An Increase in Budget Limitation Agreement

    (BLA) #8 20, 20a-20c

    A.15 Recommendation for Acceptance of Bids for Bid Package 5A for New

    Construction Work at Santa Monica Alternative School House (SMASH) 21-22

    A.16 Approval of Budget Limitation Agreement (BLA) #16 (Master Contract

    Agreement No. 20) for New Construction Work at Santa Monica

    Alternative School House (SMASH) 23-24, 24a

    A.17 Recommendation for Acceptance of Bids for Bid Package 3B for

    Modernization Work at Cabrillo Elementary School 25-26

    A.18 Approval of Budget Limitation Agreement #17 (Master Contract Agreement

    No. 21) for Modernization Work at Cabrillo Elementary School 27-28, 28a

    Personnel

    A.19 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 29-34

    A.19 Special Services 35

    A.20 Appointment of Assistant Principal at Santa Monica High School 36

    A.21 Classified Personnel - Merit 37-45

    A.22 Classified Personnel - Non-Merit 46

    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 (25 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. SMMCTA Report

    C. SEIU Report

    D. PTA Council President Reports

    E. 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 (60 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.24 Approval of Santa Monica College's Request to Initiate

    Modifications at the Madison Site 47

    A.25 Approval of Basic Mathematics Textbooks, Grades 6-8 48

    A.26 Approval of 2000 Spacial Education Contracts 49-50

    A.27 Approval of 2001-2002 Special Education Contracts 51



    XII DISCUSSION ITEMS (60 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 Standards-Based Report Cards 52-53

    XIII INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

    I.1 Basic Textbooks to Be Adopted 54

    I.2 Supplemental Textbooks to Be Adopted 55-56

    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.



    XX ADJOURNMENT

    The next regular meeting of the Board of Education is scheduled to be held on Thursday, August 2, 2001, at 7 PM in the District Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, California.



    The Board has also scheduled two (2) Strategic Planning Workshops (duplicate information and format) that are scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2001 and Thursday, July 26, 2001, at 5 PM in the District Administrative 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