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Previous MeetingJune 23, 2015 06:00 PM
Regular Board Meeting
Twin Rivers Unified School District Board Room
5115 Dudley Boulevard, Bay A
McClellan, CA 95652

 

  
Preliminary Information

Please Note: If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the public meeting, please contact the Superintendent’s at (916) 566-1745 at least 24 hours before the scheduled Board meeting. [Government Code §54954.2] [Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, §202.]

A copy of the Board agenda and backup materials is available for inspection and review at the Twin Rivers Unified School District office located at 5115 Dudley Blvd., Bay A, McClellan, CA during regular business hours. In addition, this agenda has been posted on Twin Rivers Unified School District website at www.twinriversusd.org. An audio recording of Board Meetings may be made.

Noted on the agenda are approximate times. The Board may adjust the time or sequence of agenda items during the meeting.

Regular Board meetings shall be adjourned by 10:30 p.m. unless extended to a specific time determined by a majority of the Board. The meeting shall be extended no more than once and subsequently may be adjourned to a later date. (Board Bylaw 9323)

Interpreter Services are available in Spanish and Hmong at Board meetings upon request.

PowerPoint presentations will not be accepted from members of the public at Board meetings without prior approval by the Superintendent or Board of Trustees.

 


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
A.  6:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER by the President   
Unfold B.  ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLOSED SESSION ITEMS   
         
1. Public Employment/Appointment – Government Code Section 54957 – Possible Action - a. Certificated Management, b. Classified Management     
         
2. Conference with Labor Negotiators [Government Code Section 54957.6] – TRUE, CSEA, TRPOA, and Unrepresented Employees - Management, Confidential; Agency Negotiator: Superintendent – Possible Action     
C.  OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC TO ADDRESS BOARD ON CLOSED SESSION ITEMS   
D.  CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold E.  7:00 P.M. RECONVENE   
         
1. Introduction of Interpreters     
         
2. Report Action Taken During Closed Session     
         
3. Pledge of Allegiance Led by Trustee Linda Fowler     
Unfold F.  REPORTS   
         
1. Board President     
         
2. Superintendent     
Unfold G.  PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS   
         
1. APPROVE Personnel Recommendations         (D)  (V)  
  The personnel recommendations will be uploaded prior to the Board meeting. Contact person: Gina Lanphier, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50379
Unfold H.  RECOGNITION   
         
1. Recognition of Student Board Member     
  The Board of Trustees will recognize Student Board Member Geneva Speakman (Rio Linda High) for service rendered as Student Board Member during the 2014-15 school year. Contact person: Craig S. Murray, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50137 or Rudy Puente ext. 50850
         
2. Recognition for a Student for a Heroic Act     
  The Board of Trustees will be presenting Stephone Harris who attends Hazel Strauch Elementary School with a special "Certificate of Recognition for a Heroic Act" for saving a fellow student from drowning during a school field-trip the 2014-15 school year. Contact person: Dr. Anne Zeman, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50024
I.  RECESS/RECEPTION   
J.  RECONVENE   
Unfold K.  CONSENT AGENDA   
         
1. RATIFY Payment of Current Salaries and Bills for May 2015      (V)  (C)  
  Included in the Board packet for review is the expenditures report reflecting payments made from May 1, 2015, through May 31, 2015. Details of expenditures are provided on the attached document. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50138
         
2. APPROVE Routine Administrative Contracts $35,000 and Above      (V)  (C)  
  Included in the Board packet is the spreadsheet of Routine Administrative Contracts $35,000 and above. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50138
         
3. RATIFY Routine Administrative Contracts Below $35,000      (V)  (C)  
  Included in the Board packet is the spreadsheet of Routine Administrative Contracts below $35,000 for ratification by the Board of Trustees. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50138
         
4. APPROVE Disposal of Surplus Property to be Donated to an Appropriate Charity or Disposed of through Recycling or the Public Dump      (V)  (C)  
  Attached as Exhibit ‘B’ for Board review and approval is a listing of property that District staff identified as not required for school purposes, to be disposed of for the purpose of replacement, or as being unsatisfactory or not suitable for school use, and as being of insufficient value to defray the costs of arranging a sale. This property may be donated to a charitable organization deemed appropriate by the Board, or be disposed of in the local recycling center or public dump, without being advertised for auction per Education Code requirements. Contact person: Kimbely Barnett, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50330 or Ruth Hall ext. 50670
         
5. APPROVE Disposal of Surplus Property to be Sold By Means Of A Public Auction      (V)  (C)  
  Attached, as Exhibit ‘A’ for Board review and approval, is a listing of property that District staff have identified as not required for school purposes, to be disposed of for the purpose of replacement, or as being unsatisfactory or not suitable for school use. Contact person: Kimbely Barnett, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext: 50330 or Jeremy Briggs ext: 55510 or Ruth Hall ext. 50670
         
6. APPROVE Disposal of Surplus Property to be Sold By Private Sale or Donation, Without An Auction      (V)  (C)  
  Attached, as Exhibit ‘C’ for Board review and approval, is a listing of property that District staff have identified as items that are collectively worth less than $2,500 and that may be sold at private sale or donated without advertising or bidding per Education Code requirements. Contact person: Kimbely Barnett, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50330 or Jeremy Briggs ext. 55510 or Ruth Hall ext 50670
         
7. ADOPT Resolution No. 510, Purchase of District Technology Equipment      (V)  (C)  
  Standardizing Technology throughout the District insures best pricing, network compatibility, and service reliability. Approval of Resolution No. 510 will allow the update of the District Technology web page to include the latest Standardized models and updated pricing for purchase throughout the year. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50139 or Jeremy Briggs ext. 55510 or Ruth Hall ext. 50670
         
8. APPROVE the Appointment of Mr. Donald Clark and Ms. Michelle Deleon to the Citizens Oversight Committee         (V)  (C)  
  The passage of Measure G and Measure P in 2006 under the authorization of Proposition 39 requires the District to have a Citizens Oversight Committee (COC). Committee members Sevina Lewis and Dorn Heeb had notified District Administration that they were no longer able to serve on the COC, which was presented to the Board on February 10, 2015 and March 24, 2015 respectively. The District has received applications from Donald Clark and Michelle Deleon to be members of the COC. Donald Clark will fill Sevina Lewis' position as an active parent of a child enrolled in the district and active in a parent-teacher organization. Michelle Deleon will fill Dorn Heeb's position as a member of the community-at-large. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50139
         
9. APPROVE Agreement between Oregon Research Institute (ORI) and the Twin Rivers Unified School District      (V)  (C)  
  Drs. Theresa Roberts and Patricia Vadasy, with funding from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), U.S. Department of Education, will conduct a 3-year study of instruction to improve school readiness for low-income four-year old preschool children. In this study Twin Rivers will develop and test versions of small group alphabet instruction expected to result in high levels of learning and high levels of motivation. Contact person: Dr. Anne Zeman, telephone number (916)566-1600, ext. 50024 or Dr. Sara Haycox ext. 50400
         
10. APPROVE Charter Schools' LCAPs: CCAA, Smythe, WPCS      (V)  (C)  
  It is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the Charter Schools' LCAPs for the 2015-16 school year. Charter schools: Creative Connections Arts Academy, Smythe, Westside Preparatory Charter School. Contact person: Dr. Anne Zeman, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50024
         
11. APPROVE Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Heritage Peak Charter School         (V)  (C)  
  At its May 5, 2015 meeting, by Resolution No. 503 the Board of Trustees renewed the Charter of the Heritage Peak Charter School, effective July 2, 2105 through June 30, 2020, contingent upon the District and the petitioner working together to finalize a successor Memorandum of Understanding to further set forth the Agreement within ninety (90) days. The MOU will be uploaded prior to the Board meeting. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50138
         
12. SECOND READING and ADOPT New Board Policy and New Administrative Regulation 5141.33 - Head Lice      (V)  (C)  
  The Twin Rivers Unified School District (TRUSD) School Board is committed to maximizing student academic performance and physical well-being in a healthy and safe environment. The Superintendent or designee may distribute information to parents/guardians of students regarding symptoms, screening, accurate diagnosis, proper treatment and follow up of head lice infestation. The Superintendent or designee also provides related information to school staff and encourages early detection and treatment in a manner that minimizes disruption to the educational program and reduces student absences. Contact person: Rudy Puente, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50850 or Bonita Mallory ext. 50851
         
13. APPROVE Out-of-State/Overnight Field Trips for Various School Sites      (V)  (C)  
  The Board of Trustees will consider approval of out-of-state/overnight school sponsored trip requests for various school sites (see attached log). Contact(s): Craig S. Murray, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50137 or Dr. Anne Zeman ext. 50024
Unfold L.  ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - ORGANIZATIONS   
         
1. PROCEDURES     
  (PLEASE COMPLETE SPEAKER CARD)
The representative of an organization addressing the Board under this section of the agenda is asked to complete and submit his or her speaker card prior to the meeting. Speaker cards will not be accepted during a presentation.
         
2. Alumni Association     
         
3. Employee Organization     
         
4. Parent Advisory Committee     
Unfold M.  ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - HEARING OF PUBLIC   
         
1. PROCEDURES     
 

(PLEASE COMPLETE SPEAKER CARD) Individuals who wish to address the Board on topics within the Board’s subject matter jurisdiction, but not listed on this agenda may do so at this time. While all time limitations are at the discretion of the Board, generally members of the public will be limited to a maximum of two (2) minutes per speaker for a total of thirty (30) minutes of public comment as designated on this agenda. Any individual who has not had an opportunity to address the Board during this initial thirty (30) minute period may do so at the end of the meeting after the Board has addressed all remaining items on this agenda. Individuals with questions on school district issues may submit them in writing. The Board will automatically refer any formal requests to the Superintendent that are brought before them at this time. The appropriate staff member will furnish answers to questions. Please note that if you wish to address the Board on an agenda item, you should do so when the specific item is called. PLEASE NOTE: Speaker cards for agenda items must be brought forth at the beginning of the meeting. Speaker cards will not be accepted from members of the public during a presentation. PowerPoint presentations will not be accepted from members of the public at Board meetings without prior approval by the Superintendent or Board of Trustees

Unfold N.  PRESENT/DISCUSS/ACTION - SCHOOL/STAFF   
         
1. ADOPT/APPROVE - 2015/2016 Proposed Adopted Budget      (D)  (V)  
  Prior to July 1 of each fiscal year, the Board of Trustees must approve an operating budget. The public hearing was held at the June 16, 2015, Regular Board meeting. Attached is the 2015/2016 Proposed Adopted Budget, utilizing the State required forms along with the District’s internal budget documents. The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Trustees adopt the 2015/2016 Proposed Adopted Budget. Contact person: Bill McGuire, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50138 or Kate Ingersoll ext. 50124
         
2. ADOPT/APPROVE the 2015/2016 Proposed Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and Actions and Services for Expenditures Tied to the New Local Control Funding Formula      (D)  (V)  
  Throughout the Spring, Twin Rivers Unified School District has been developing the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) by soliciting stakeholder input in a variety of settings. Regular updates to the TRUSD Board of Trustees have been provided, and a public hearing was held on June 16, 2015. The 2015/2016 final version of the proposed Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is included in the Board packet and submitted for Board adoption. The LCAP provides actions and services for expenditures tied to the new Local Control Funding Formula. Contact person: Craig S. Murray, Executive Director, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50137.
         
3. APPROVE Twin Rivers Unified School District Board of Trustees Annual Organizational Meeting      (D)  (V)  
  Under the provisions of Education Code Section 35143, the Governing Board is required to approve an annual organizational meeting within a 15-day period that commences with the date upon which a governing board member elected at that election takes office. The day and time of the annual meeting are to be selected by the governing board at the regular meeting held in June immediately prior to the first day of such 15-day period, and the Board shall notify the County Superintendent  of Schools of the day and time selected. The Superintendent recommends that the Board of Trustees approve July 1, 2015, as the Annual Organizational Meeting date of the Twin Rivers Governing Board, at 7:00 p.m., to be held at a regular board meeting, located at Twin Rivers Unified School District, 5115 Dudley Boulevard, McClellan, California 95652. Contact person: Dr. Steven Martinez, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50902
         
4. PRESENT/DISCUSS - 2015-16 Miles P. Richmond/Vineland/Pathways Plan         (D)  
  Dr. Anne Zeman and Kathleen Walker will present an overview of the 2015-16 programs at Pathways Community Day School, Miles P. Richmond School, and Vineland Pre-School. Contact person: Dr. Anne Zeman, telephone number (916) 566-1600 ext. 50024 or Kathleen Walker ext. 50192
         
5. PRESENT/DISCUSS - Early Literacy Initiative Status Report of this Work      (D)  
  Dr. Anne Zeman and staff will make a presentation to the Board of Trustees on the Early Literacy work being done in Twin Rivers Unified School District. Contact person: Dr. Anne Zeman, telephone number (916)566-1600 ext. 50024
O.  HEARING OF PUBLIC (If Needed)   
Unfold P.  BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT COMMUNICATION   
         
1. PROCEDURES     
  This section of the agenda is for follow-up items directed by the Board to the Superintendent by consensus of 4 or more Board members.
Q.  BOARD COMMENTS   
Unfold R.  BOARD MEET IN SECOND CLOSED SESSION (If Needed)   
         
1. Announcement of Closed Session Items and Opportunity for Public to Address the Board on Closed Session Items     
S.  CLOSED SESSION   
Unfold T.  RECONVENE IN PUBLIC SESSION   
         
1. PROCEDURES     
  Report on any action taken in Closed Session [Government Section 54957.1]
         
2. NEXT MEETING     
  Board of Trustees to meet again, unless otherwise announced and approved by the Board of Trustees, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Regular Board Meeting; 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Board Workshop (Facilities Master Plan); 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Closed Session; 7:00 p.m. - Open Session; at Twin Rivers Unified School District, 5115 Dudley Boulevard, Building A, McClellan, CA 95652
U.  ADJOURN   


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