Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District

Board of Education

MEETING AGENDA

December 6, 2001

The next regular meeting of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's Board of Education is scheduled to be held on December 6, 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

IV BOARD OF EDUCATION - COMMENDATIONS/RECOGNITIONS

Presentation from John Adams Middle School

Commendation for Meritorious Service: President Pratt, Vice President Brownley

V APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

VI APPROVAL OF MINUTES (None) 1

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.

Curriculum and Instruction

A.2 Approval of Independent Contractors 2

A.3 Approval of Overnight Field Trips 3

A.4 Approval of Consolidated Application for Funding Categorical Aid

Programs (Part II) 4

A.5 Approval with UCLA, Center X, for CTEI Events to be Held at UCLA 5

General Functions

A.6 Approval to Change Board Meeting Date (January, 2002) 6

A.7 Approval of 2001-2002 Site Plans 7

Business and Finance

A.8 Award of Purchase Orders, FY 2001-2002 8-8f

A.9 Approval of Conference and Travel 9-15

A.10 Approval of Gifts FY 2001/02 16-16d

Proposition X /State Modernization

None

Personnel

A.11 Certificated Personnel - Elections, Separations 17-22

A.12 Special Services Employees 23-24

A.13 Special Services Agreement for Services in the Division of Business

and Fiscal Services 25

A.14 Student Teaching Agreement - Cal State, Northridge 26

A.15 Agreement to Participate in Multiple Subject Internship Credential Program

at Cal State, Los Angeles 27-27b

A.16 Classified Personnel - Merit 28-31

A.17 Classified Personnel - Non-Merit 32

VIII 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 "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

The Communications section provides an opportunity for the Board of Education to hear reports from the individuals or Committee representative listed below. All reports arelimited 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. Student Board Member Reports

B. School Reports - John Adams Middle Schools

C. SMMCTA Report

D. SEIU Report

E. PTA Council President Reports

F. Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation

G. Proposition X Oversight Committee Report

H. Financial Oversight Committee Report

X 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.

State of the Schools

Strategic Planning Update

Science Achievement

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.18 Election of the President of the Board of Education 33

A.19 Election of the Vice President of the Board of Education 34

A.20 Designation of the Superintendent as Secretary to the Board 35

A.21 Election of Annual Representative to LACSTA for 2002 36

A.22 Call for Nominations for CSBA Delegate Assembly 37

A.23 Ratification for Candidate in the Run-off Election for the Los Angeles

County Committee on School District Organization 38

A.24 Approval of Special Education Contracts 39-42

A.25 Approval of BP 5129 - Beepers, Pagers, Cellular Phones and Other

Electronic Signaling Devices 43-50

A.26 PUBLIC HEARING: To Hear Public Input Regarding Sufficient

Textbooks and/or Instructional Materials for 2001-2002 51

A.27 Approval of Notification to California Department of Education

on Section 60119: Sufficient Textbooks and/or Instructional Materials 52-53

A.28 Reapproval of the California Public School Library Act of 1998 (K-12) 54-55L

A.29 Memorandum of Understanding with LACOE for Steppin' Up to

Better Health Program 56-56a

A.30 Approval of the Sound Body, Sound Mind Program Grant 57-57-j

A.31 Approval of Negotiated Settlement with SMMUSD and SMMCTA

Matters Related to Child Development Services 58-59

A.32 Certification of Authorized Signatures 60-60b

A.33 Acceptance of Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ 61-62b

A.34 Approval for the Disposal/Sale of Surplus Equipment 63-65

A.35 Acceptance of Work Completed by Southern California Roofing:

Quote #01.07 66

A.36 Amendment to Contract with Graph Construction Company:

Bid#02.03 67

A.37 Acceptance of Work Completed by Graph Construction Company:

Bid#02.03 68

A.38 Budget Enhancement to Meet Elementary School Physical Education

Staffing Requirements 69

A.39 Budget Adjustments 70-75

A.40 2001-02 First Interim Report 76 ++


XII DISCUSSION ITEMS

These items are submitted for information (generally, FIRST READING) and discussion. Action will generally be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.

D.1 Report On the District's Use of Inter-District Permits 77

D.2 Report On Class Size Reduction 78



X III INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

I.1 Basic and Supplemental Textbooks to be Adopted 79





XIV BOARD MEMBER ITEMS

These items are submitted by individual Board members for information or discussion, in accordance with 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

This meeting will adjourn to the next regularly meeting of the Board of EducationThursday, January 10, 2002, at 7 PM in the District Offices, 1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, California. However, if Consent Calendar Item A.6 is passed, the next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2002, in the above-referenced location.

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