TYPE: Regular Board Meeting
DATE: 10/23/2013 TIME: 7:30 PM
LOCATION: School District Board Room - 1936 Carlotta Drive,
1.0 Call to Order
1.1 President will call the meeting to order. Info
2.0 Announcements
2.1 In closed session, the Board will consider the items listed on the closed session agenda. Info
2.2 Board Member Lynne Dennler will participate via teleconference from 33 Hui Drive, Lahaina, HI. Info
3.0 Public Comment
3.1 The public may address the Board concerning items that are scheduled for discussion during closed session only. These presentations are limited to three minutes each, or a total of thirty minutes for all speakers or the three minute limit may be shortened. Speakers are not allowed to yield their time. Info
4.0 Adjourn to Closed Session at 6:00 p.m.
4.1 Student Discipline - Adult student appeal of dismissal: One (1) matter from an adult education student seeking board review of the District's decision to dismiss student from the Surgical Technology Program. Action
4.2 Expulsion of Student #01-14 from all regular schools of Mt. Diablo Unified School District Action
4.3 Negotiations - The Board may discuss negotiations or provide direction to its representatives regarding represented employees, pursuant to EERA (Govt. Code Section 3549.1) Agency negotiators: Julie Braun Martin and Deborah Cooksey. Agencies: MDEA, CSEA, Local One M&O, Local One CST, MDSPA, and Supervisory. Action
4.4 Conference with Labor Negotiators pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957.6 Designated District representatives: President Cheryl Hansen, Interim General Counsel Jayne Williams; Unrepresented employee: Superintendent Action
4.5 Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Complaint Action
4.6 Pending Litigation - Conference with Legal Counsel pursuant to Gov't. Code Section 54956.9 (1) regarding Bay Area News Group, et al v. Mt. Diablo Unified School District, et al, Contra Costa Superior Court Case No. N13-1551. Action
4.7 Anticipated Litigation - Conference with Legal Counsel regarding the initiation of litigation in one (1) matter pursuant to Gov't. Code Section 54956.9(c). Action
4.8 Potential litigation based on facts and circumstances regarding various J. Doe claims pursuant to Gov'. Code section 54956.9(3)(c). Action
5.0 Reconvene Open Session
5.1 Reconvene Open Session at 7:30 p.m. Info
6.0 Preliminary Business
6.1 Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call Info
7.0 Report Out Action Taken in Closed Session
7.1 Student Discipline Info
7.2 Expulsion Info
7.3 Negotiations Info
7.4 Conference with Labor Negotiators Info
7.5 Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Complaint Info
7.6 Pending Litigation Info
7.7 Anticipated Litigation Info
7.8 Potential Litigation Info
8.0 Student Representatives
9.0 Board Member Reports
9.1 Board Reports Info
10.0 Superintendent's Report
10.1 Highlights in District Info
11.0 Consent Agenda Action
11.1 (Item #1) Items listed under Consent Agenda are considered routine and will be approved/adopted by a single motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items; however, any item may be removed from the consent agenda upon the request of any member of the Board and acted upon separately. Action
11.2 (Item #2) Recommended Action for Certificated Personnel Action
11.3 (Item #3) Request to increase and decrease Full Time Equivalent (FTE) for the 2013-2014 school year Action
11.4 (Item #4) Approval of Variable Term Waiver Requests Action
11.5 (Item #6) Classified Personnel: Request to Increase and Decrease Positions Action
11.6 (Item #7) Changes in status of the following employees Action
11.7 (Item #9) Approval of independent contract with Martha Pollock for $36,500 to provide specialized counseling services at Mt. Diablo High School. The contract amount should not exceed $46,080 as per contract amendment dated Sepember 19, 2013. Action
11.8 (Item #10) Approval of Non-Public School Contracts/Adjustments Action
11.9 (Item #12) Agreement between Mount Diablo Unified School District and Independent Contractor Dr. Mary Bacon. Action
11.10 (Item #13) Approve submission of the CalSTAT grant to support district professional development during the 2013-14 school year. Action
11.11 (Item #14) Approve submission of an application to the State Board of Education to serve as a Supplemental Education Service (SES) Provider. Action
11.12 (Item #15) Approval of contracts with Exploring New Horizons (ENH) for Bancroft Elementary, Monte Gardens Elementary, Strandwood Elementary, and Valle Verde Elementary School Outdoor Ed Programs Action
11.13 (Item #16) Approve contract with Westminster Woods Camp and Conference Center for Sequoia Elementary School Action
11.14 (Item #17) Budget Transfer and/or Budget Increases/Decreases for July-September 2013. Action
11.15 (Item #18) Annual Renewal of Bi-Tech Services Contract Action
11.16 (Item #19) Request Purchase Order for (2) 78 Passenger Buses Action
11.17 (Item #20) Replacement School Bus Purchase Action
11.18 (Item #21) Award of RFQ for RFQ#1657 - Integrated GPS System Action
11.19 (Item #22) Award of RFP #1665 - Swimming Pool Maintenance Service Action
11.20 (Item #23) Notice of Completion for Lease/Leaseback #1634 - Bell Products Inc. Action
11.21 (Item #24) Award of Design Services Contract: MU Modernization at College Park High School. Action
12.0 Consent Items Pulled for Discussion
12.1 (Item #5) Amended Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators Action
12.2 (Item #8) Student Teaching Agreement between Grand Canyon University and Mt. Diablo Unified School District Action
12.3 (Item #11) Agreement between Mount Diablo Unified School District and Independent Contractor Jon Eyler Action
12.4 (Item #25) Award of Inspector of Record (Project Inspector) Contract for New Chemistry Classroom Building Project at Ygnacio Valley High School Action
13.0 Recognitions and Resolutions
13.1 Announcements/Awards Info
14.0 Public Comment
14.1 The public may address the Board regarding any item within the jurisdiction of the Board of Education of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District that is not on this agenda. These presentation are limited to three minutes each, or a total of thirty minutes for all speakers, or the three minute limit may be shortened. If there are multiple speakers on any one subject, the public comment period may be moved to the end of the meeting. Speakers are not allowed to yield their time. Info
15.0 Communications
15.1 District Organizations - At regular Board meetings, a single spokesperson of each recognized district organization may make a brief presentation following the Consent Agenda. Items are limited to those which are informational. Info
16.0 Reports/Information
16.1 Information Provided to Board and Community Info
17.0 Business/Action Items
17.1 Appointment of Administrator, Special Education Action
17.2 Appointment of Program Specialist, Special Education Action
17.3 Appointment of Principal, Sequoia Middle School Action
17.4 Appointment of Coordinator, Student/Community Services 9-12 - Olympic High School Action
17.5 Classified Personnel: Appointment of Transportation Dispatcher Action
17.6 Public presentation of the Initial Successor Agreement Proposal for Mt. Diablo School Psychologists Association (MDSPA) and the Mt. Diablo Unified School District's Initial Successor Agreement Proposal to MDSPA Action
17.7 Adult Education Board Policy and Administrative Regulations 6200 Info
17.8 Proclamation of October 23 - November 1, 2013 as "Red Ribbon Week" Action
17.9 Resolution of Intent to Dedicate an Easement at Shore Acres Elementary School Action
17.10 Resolution 13/14-21 Native American Heritage Month Action
17.11 Award of Lease/Lease-back Agreement with Taber Construction, Inc. to support RFQ/RFP 1644 – Ygnacio Valley HS – SMART Science Building Action
17.12 Final Change Order for LLB #1634 – HVAC Modernization at El Monte ES, Monte Gardens ES, Westwood ES and Shadelands/Sunrise School. Action
17.13 Public Hearing regarding Sufficiency of Textbooks and Instructional Materials for 2013-2014 for Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Program and Williams Settlement Instructional Materials Funds Info
17.14 Adoption Textbook for Sports Medicine II Info
17.15 Meeting Extension Action
18.0 Future Agenda Items
19.0 Closed Session
19.1 Items not completed during the first Closed Session will be carried over to this closed session. Action
20.0 Adjournment
20.1 Adjourn Meeting Info