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Previous MeetingJune 16, 2015 06:00 PM
Regular Meeting
District Office - Board Room
4200 Ashe Road
Bakersfield, California 93313

 

  
Preliminary Information

 

The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District mission is to partner with parents and community, committing to a high achieving, balanced academic program for all students resulting in responsible, high achieving 21st Century citizens.

Convene and Adjourn to Closed Session - 6:00 p.m.

Reconvene to Open Session - 7:00 p.m.

 

Any materials required by law to be made available to the public prior to a meeting of the Board of Trustees of the District can be inspected at the following address during normal business hours: District Office, 4200 Ashe Road, Bakersfield, California 93313.

 


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
1.  CALL TO ORDER   
Unfold 2.  ATTENDANCE   
         
a. Governing Board Members     
         
b. Staff Members     
Unfold 3.  DESIGNATION OF LABOR NEGOTIATOR   
         
a. Designation of Labor Negotiator      (V)  
  The Board will consider designating Kevin Silberberg, Ed.D., District Superintendent, to act on behalf of the District as Labor Negotiator for certificated and classified staff members in the positions listed on the attached supporting documentation.
Unfold 4.  PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING CLOSED SESSION ITEMS   
         
a. Anyone wishing to address the Board on any item listed on the Closed Session agenda, may do so at this time. Unless otherwise determined by the Board, each person is limited to three minutes per item. If a large number wish to speak on a specific item, the Board may limit the total input to twenty minutes on any item. Persons wishing to speak should complete a green sheet (available on the table near the entrance) and hand it to the Board Secretary prior to the Closed Session.     
Unfold 5.  ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Restructure of Automobile Allowances into Salary      (D)  
  Positions Affected: see attached supporting documentation.

The Board will consider and possibly take action to move compensation in the form of an automobile allowance paid to certain certificated and classified positions into salary, and to eliminate the automobile allowance, effective July 1, 2015.  For certificated employees, this is a restructure pursuant to CalSTRS Regulation 27400(c).   Per CalSTRS regulations: “These amounts will become part of salary, be characterized as salary on the applicable salary schedules, be used as a basis for future pay raises, and be paid without proof of expenditure.”
         
b. Conference with Labor Negotiators     
  Agency designated representatives:  Dr. Dean Haddock and Keith Wolaridge
Unrepresented employee: Superintendent
Unfold 6.  RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION   
         
a. Motion to Reconvene      (V)  
Unfold 7.  ACTION FOR ITEMS CONSIDERED IN CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Restructure of Automobile Allowances Into Salary      (V)  
  Positions Affected: see attached supporting documentation.

The Board will consider and possibly take action to move compensation in the form of an automobile allowance paid to certain certificated and classified positions into salary, and to eliminate the automobile allowance, effective July 1, 2015.  For certificated employees, this is a restructure pursuant to CalSTRS Regulation 27400(c).   Per CalSTRS regulations: “These amounts will become part of salary, be characterized as salary on the applicable salary schedules, be used as a basis for future pay raises, and be paid without proof of expenditure.”
Unfold 8.  FLAG SALUTE   
         
a. Mrs. Ana Rojas will lead the Board and audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.     
Unfold 9.  GUESTS   
         
a. Guests or visitors are welcome to sign the guest register.     
Unfold 10.  MINUTES   
         
a. Approval of minutes of the Special Meeting, Board Workshop held June 5, 2015.      (V)  
         
b. Approval of minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 9, 2015.      (V)  
Unfold 11.  HEARINGS, DELEGATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS   
         
a. Presentation of Board Resolution     
 

A resolution will be presented to Elizabeth Critchley upon the occasion of her retirement.  This resolution is being presented to honor her many years of dedicated and distinguished service to the District.

Unfold 12.  CORRESPONDENCE   
         
a. None     
Unfold 13.  PUBLIC COMMENT   
         
a. The public may address the Board on any matter pertaining to the school district, that is not on the agenda, at this time.  The public may address the Board on each of the remaining items, on the agenda, as these items are taken up.  Unless otherwise determined, by the Board, each person is limited to three minutes per item.  If a large number wish to speak on a specific item, the Board may limit the total input to twenty minutes on any item.  Persons wishing to speak should complete a green sheet and hand it to the Board Secretary.     
Unfold 14.  REPORTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT, STAFF AND BOARD MEMBERS   
         
a. Superintendent's Report     
 

The Superintendent will report to the Board about various matters involving the District. There will be no action taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda. No discussion except questions or matters referred to staff.

         
b. Board Members' Reports     
 

Members of the Board may report about various matters involving the District. There will be no Board discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to staff and no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda.

         
c. Staff Report     
  Members of staff may report about various matters involving the District.  There will be no Board discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to staff and no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda.
Unfold 15.  CONSENT AGENDA   
         
a. The Board will be asked to approve all of the following items by a single vote, unless any member of the Board or of the public asks that an item be removed from the consent agenda and considered and discussed separately.      (V)  
         
b. SELPA Individual Service Agreement      (C)  
  Kern County Consortium SELPA General Agreement for Nonpublic Nonsectarian School Agency Services at Valley Achievement Center for four students to attend the 2014-15 Extended School Year and the 2015-16 School Year.
         
c. MOU AVID Consortium      (C)  
  Agreement between the Kern County Superintendent of Schools and AVID Consortium member Panama-Buena Vista Union School District (District).  District agrees that KCSOS may transfer funds according to the agreement attached, in order to provide necessary funding for the AVID Coordinator Program.
         
d. Document Tracking Services Licensing Agreement      (C)  
  Licensing Agreement with Document Tracking Services to provide document and translation services for 23 schools - Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSAs) and State Accountability Report Cards (SARCs).  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.
         
e. Professional Agreement with Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP      (C)  
  Request for approval of an agreement between the District and Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP for Legal Services effective July 1, 2015.
         
f. Seibert Pre-K Program Self-Evaluation Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014-15      (C)  
  It is a state requirement of the District's self-evaluation process to provide the Board with a copy of the annual self-evaluation report.  Attached is the 2014-2015 Seibert Pre-K Self Evaluation Annual Report for review.
         
g. 2015-16 Local Agreement for Child Development Services      (C)  
  Requesting approval for the 2015-2016 California State Preschool Program contract, CSPP-5120.
         
h. Ratification of an Agreement with Kern County Superintendent of Schools      (C)  
 

Ratification of an agreement between Kern County Superintendent of Schools and the District to provide utility and custodial services to county owned buildings for the Extended School Year 2015, which are placed at Actis Jr. High, Buena Vista, Hart and Stockdale schools.

         
i. Request for Use of Facilities      (C)  
 

Request from Shawn Carpenter of Redeemer Church to use the facilities at Leo B. Hart Elementary School from July 2015 to December 2015 to conduct religious services. The request is within the guidelines of Board Policy 1330.

         
j. Request for Use of Facilities      (C)  
 

Request from Pastor Steve Morris & Pastor Eric McPherson of Redemption Bible, Inc. to use the facilities at Christa McAuliffe Elementary beginning June 14, 2015 to conduct religious services. The request is within the guidelines of Board Policy 1330.

         
k. Request to Designate District Surplus Property      (C)  
  Staff requests authorization to designate District property, which is obsolete, in need of repair and/or no longer needed by the District as surplus in order to sell it at auction or to dispose of it in accordance with District policy.
         
l. Agreement with Scholastic, Inc.      (C)  
  Agreement with Scholastic Inc. to provide professional development to the Stonecreek JHS staff.
         
m. Classification and Destruction of Records      (C)  
  The Government Code, Education Code and Administrative Code Title V contain the regulations giving the Superintendent the responsibility for the classification and destruction of records.

Attached are permanent records originating in the school year 2014/15.  The Superintendent requests these records be classified as Class I records.

Attached are disposable records originating in the school year 2014/15.  These records require a retention period longer than three (3) years and the Superintendent requests that these records be classified as Class II records.

Attached  are disposable records originating in the school year 2014/15.  The Superintendent requests that these records be classified as Class III records.

The records listed on the attached schedule have been retained for the legal period of time as per Article 2, Section 16020 through 16028, of Title 5, California Administrative Code. There is no further need to retain these records for use in the District.
         
n. Human Resources      (C)  
 

Recommendations for Certificated and Classified Employment; Change in Assignments; Resignations; Retirements; Leaves; Salary Adjustments; New Positions; Substitutes

Unfold 16.  OLD BUSINESS   
         
a. Approval of the Local Control Accountability Plan      (V)  
  Staff requests approval of the District's Local Control Accountability Plan. (LCAP)
         
b. Approval of 2015-2016 Annual Budget      (V)  
 

A public hearing has been conducted for the purpose of receiving public comment on the 2015-2016 Annual Budget. No changes have been recommended since the budget was presented to the Board on June 9, 2015. The adopted budget must be submitted to the County Superintendent of Schools on or before July 1, 2015.

Unfold 17.  NEW BUSINESS   
         
a. Resolution No. 15-28 Education Protection Account Resolution, 2015-16 Spending Determination      (V)  
 

Resolution No. 15-28, Education Protection Account 2015-2016 Spending Determination, is required pursuant to the California Constitution, Article XIII, Section 36(e)(6). School districts, community college districts, and county offices of education are required to make the spending determinations of monies received from the Education Protection Account in open session of a public meeting of the governing board.

         
b. Single Plan for Student Achievement      (V)  
  Stonecreek Junior High School is requesting Board approval of its May 2015 - June 2016 Single Plan for Student Achievement in order to move from a targeted-assistance Title I Program to a Title I Schoolwide Program.  School Site Council recommends approval.  

         
c. 2015 Consolidated Application and Reporting System, Spring Release (CARS)      (V)  
  The 2015 Consolidated Application and Reporting System, Spring Release, is submitted for Board approval.
         
d. Ratification of Contract of Employment      (V)  
  Job Title: Superintendent
Unfold 18.  APPROVAL OF PAYROLL AND COMMERCIAL WARRANT REGISTERS   
         
a. Commercial Warrant Report      (V)  
Unfold 19.  FUTURE ITEMS   
         
a. This is the time for Board members to request that items be placed on a future agenda.     
Unfold 20.  FUTURE MEETING   
         
a. The next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room unless otherwise announced.     
Unfold 21.  ADJOURNMENT   
         
a. Motion to Adjourn      (V)  

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