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Regular Meeting
Escalon USD
September 03, 2019 4:00PM
District Office

1. CALL TO ORDER: 4:00 PM
1.1. Board Facility Tour 4:00pm - 6:00pm
2. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
3. CLOSED SESSION
3.1. Call closed session to orderConfidential agenda item.
3.2. Discuss employment/discipline/release/acceptance of retirement/resignation/appointment or replacement of district employeesConfidential agenda item.
3.3. Conference with Superintendent and District Negotiator regarding negotiationsConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
  • Representative: Mr. Ron Costa Employee Organization: EUTA 
  • Representative: Mr. Ron Costa Employee Organization: CSEA Chapter #345
  • Representative: Mr. Ron Costa: Unrepresented Groups

3.4. Adjourn closed sessionConfidential agenda item.
4. CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 PM
5. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
6. REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION
7. ADDITION TO THE AGENDA
8. REPORTS
8.1. Escalon High School Board Representative
Speaker:
Madison Bavaro
8.2. 2019 EUSD Fall Benchmarks
Speaker:
Ricardo Chavez
9. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
10. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
11. PRINCIPALS' REPORTS
12. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Members of the public may address the Board on items not on the agenda. The Board will allow comments by members of the public on an agenda item during consideration of the item. Speakers will be allowed up to three (3) minutes. The Board shall limit the total time for public input on each item to 15 minutes. With Board consent, the Board President may increase or decrease the time allowed for public presentation, depending on the topic and the number of persons wishing to be heard.  It is requested that persons wishing to speak please come forward to the podium and begin by stating their full name. Please be advised that the Brown Act prohibits discussion or action on non-agenda items, and imposes limitations on board members’ responses to public comments. (Government Code section 54954.2(a).) Complaints against specific District employees should be resolved through the District’s Personnel Complaint Procedure. The right to address the Board does not exempt the speaker from any potential liability for defamation. The proceedings of the Board are public record.



13. CONSENT AGENDA
13.1. Approval of Minutes, August 20, 2019
Attachments:
August 20, 2019 Minutes
13.2. Student Body Quarterly Report
Attachments:
Student Body Report April - June 2019
13.3. Retirements/Resignations
13.3.1. Isaac Gross, ASP Instructional Assistant, Collegeville Elementary, effective 09/04/2019
13.4. Request to Hire/Change Status
13.4.1. Kylie Dusi, Yard Duty, El Portal Middle School, effective 09/04/2019
13.4.2. Janet Rodriguez, ASP Instructional Assistant, Collegeville Elementary, effective 09/04/2019
14. ACTION ITEMS
14.1. Consider Approval for Change Order One (1) and Two (2) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc for the Dent Modernization Project.
Speaker:
John Lial
Rationale:

Change Order One (1) will make the following change to the contract:

  • Remove AB at concrete walkways (credit)

Change Order Two (2) will make the following changes to the contract:

  • Replace existing water shut off valve at Building E and cap existing fire sprinkler feed. Existing valves for existing/abandoned fire sprinkler riser and domestic water are inoperable. 

 
Financial Impact:

Change Order One (1) will decrease the project cost in the amount of 53,000.00.

Change Order Two (2) will increase the project cost in the amount of 1,595.00. 


Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve Change Order One (1) and Two (2) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc. for the Dent Modernization Project. 

Attachments:
Change Order 1 & 2 Dent
14.2. Consider Approval for Change Order (3) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc for the Dent Modernization.
Speaker:
John Lial
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order Three (3) will make the following change to the contract:

  • Contractor shall delete the upgrade to the circuit breaker for the "E" building from 800 amp to 600 amp and the upgrade to the feeder. (credit)
Financial Impact:

Change Order Three (3) will decrease the project cost in the amount of 12,983.00. 

Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve Change Order Three (3) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc. for the Dent Modernization Project. 

Attachments:
Change Order 3 Dent
14.3. Consider Approval of Change Order Four (4) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc for the Dent Modernization Project.
Speaker:
John Lial
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order Four (4) will make the following change to the contract:

  • Replacing existing 2" backflow with 4" backflow and move to new location south of current location

Financial Impact:

Change Order Four (4) will increase the project cost in the amount of 10,689.00. 



Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve Change Order Four (4) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc. for the Dent Modernization Project. 


Attachments:
Change Order 4 Dent
14.4. Consider Approval for Change Order Five (5) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc for the Dent Modernization Project.
Speaker:
John Lial
Rationale:

Change Order Five (5) will make the following change to the contract:

  • Furnish and install (1) 1-1/4" gas shut off valve for the gas line serving Building A. 

 
Financial Impact:

Change Order Five (5) will increase the project cost in the amount of 2,711.00.


Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve Change Order Five (5) for CT Brayton & Sons Inc. for the Dent Modernization Project. 



Attachments:
Change Order 5 Dent
14.5. Consider Approval of the Notice of Completion for JHK Construction for the Relocatable Classroom Building Sitework and Alterations to Six (6) Relocatable Classroom Buildings at Gateway Charter Academy.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The sitework and building alterations have been completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. Following board approval, the Notice of Completion will be filed with the County Recorder. 

Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the Notice of Completion for JHK Construction for the Relocatable Classroom Building Sitework and Alterations to Six (6) Relocatable Classroom Buildings at Gateway Charter Academy. 


Attachments:
Notice of Completion
14.6. Consider Approval of the Notice of Completion for JHK Construction for the Relocatable Classroom Building Sitework and Administration Building Alterations at Collegeville Elementary.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The sitework and building alterations have been completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. Following board approval, the Notice of Completion will be filed with the County Recorder. 

Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the Notice of Completion for JHK Construction for the Relocatable Classroom Building Sitework and Administration Building Alterations at Collegeville Elementary. 

Attachments:
Notice of Completion
14.7. Consider Approval of the Notice of Completion for American Modular Systems for the Relocatable Classroom and Restroom Building at Gateway Charter Academy.
Speaker:
John Lial
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The portable classroom and restroom building have been completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. Following board approval, the Notice of Completion will be filed with the County Recorder.

Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the Notice of Completion for American Modular Systems (AMS) for the Relocatable Classroom and Restroom Building at Gateway Charter Academy. 

Attachments:
Notice of Completion
14.8. Consider Approval of the Notice of Completion for American Modular Systems for the Relocatable Classroom Building at Collegeville Elementary.
Speaker:
John Lial
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The portable classroom building has been completed in accordance with the plans and specifications. Following board approval, the Notice of Completion will be filed with the County Recorder. 


Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the Notice of Completion for American Modular Systems (AMS) for the Relocatable Classroom Building at Collegeville Elementary. 


Attachments:
Notice of Completion
14.9. Consider Approval of Change Order One (1) for JHK Construction Inc. for the Relocatables at Gateway Charter Academy project.
Speaker:
John Lial
Rationale:

Change Order One (1) will make the following changes to the contract:

  • Office power and data. 
  • Reroute power to sewage pump around foundation, reroute pressure switch control conduit and wire around foundation. 
  • Additional plumbing pertaining to package C.
  • Changes also made to electric, fire alarm, framing, doors, siding, drywall, tac board, FRP, louver and windows.
 
Financial Impact:

Change Order One (1) will increase the project cost in the amount of $58,522.75. 

Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve Change Order One (1) for JHK Construction for the Relocatables at Gateway Charter Academy Project. 

Attachments:
Change Order 1 Gateway Academy
Proposal
14.10. Consider Approval of EHS Overnight Field Trips for the 2019/2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Eric Simoni
Rationale:

The overnight field trips needing board approval are associated with the following student programs:


Interact Club

EHS FFA

Wrestling


 
Financial Impact:

EHS clubs and organizations will be responsible for all financial obligations.



Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve the EHS Overnight Field Trips for the 2019-2020 School Year. 


Attachments:
Cross County Overnight Trips
Overnight Field Trips
14.11. Consider for Approval of the 2018-19 CSEA Public Disclosure
Speaker:
Kristin Tiger
Rationale:
LEAs are required by Government Code Section 3547.5 to publicly disclose the provisions of all collective bargaining agreements before they enter into a written agreement. This provision ensures that the public is aware of the costs associated with a tentative collective bargaining agreement before it becomes binding on the school district or county office of education.

 
Recommended Motion:

Administration recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees approve the State mandated "Public Disclosure Statement" of the costs of the 2018-19 agreement reached between Escalon Unified School District and the California School Employees’ Association (CSEA) Chapter #345.


Attachments:
CSEA Public Disclosure for 2018-19 fiscal year
14.12. Consider Approval of Short Term Assignment Positions
Rationale:

As per Education Code #45101 (a), which amends E.C. 45103 regarding District short-term employee assignments, the Board of Trustees at a regularly scheduled meeting must specify the service required to be performed by an employee and certify the ending date of such service.


SHORT-TERM ASSIGNMENT                     Child Care for Adult EL Classes, Dent(2)

                                                                      Up to 3 hours daily; up to two (2) days weekly

                                                                      Child care during the evening Adult EL classes.

                                                                      Funding:  Title I and/or Supplemental 

                                                                      Effective:  August 26, 2019 - December 20, 2019


SHORT-TERM ASSIGNMENT               Special Education Instructional Assistant, Gateway (1)

                                                                      Up to 4.5 hours daily; up to 3 (three) days weekly

      Additional Assistant time needed dependent upon changing                                                                          special education student need.

                                                                      Funding: Charter

      Effective:  August 22, 2019 - December 20, 2019







 
Recommended Motion:

The Administration recommends that the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees approve the Short-Term Assignments as presented.




14.13. Consider Ratification of the Negotiated Tentative Agreement Between California School Employees Association Chapter #345 (CSEA) and Escalon Unified School District (EUSD) for 2018-2019 Negotiations.
Rationale:

Presented is the agreement as negotiated between the California School Employees Association negotiating representatives and the Escalon Unified School District negotiating representatives for 2018-2019 negotiations.


 
Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees ratify the negotiated agreement between California School Employees Association and Escalon Unified School District for 2018-2019 Negotiations.


Attachments:
Tentative Agreement
14.14. Consider Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding Between California School Employees Association Chapter #345 (CSEA) and Escalon Unified School District (EUSD).
Rationale:

Presented is the Memorandum of Understanding as negotiated between the California School Employees Association negotiating representatives and the Escalon Unified School District negotiating representatives.


 
Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees approve the Memorandum of Understanding between California School Employees Association and Escalon Unified School District.


Attachments:
MOU 8-20-19
14.15. Consider Adoption of Board Policy Revisions as Presented at the Previous Board Meeting
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Rationale:

BP    1112 Media Relations

BP    3551 Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund

BP    4119.24 Maintaining Appropriate Adult-Student Interactions - NEW POLICY

         4219.24

        4319.24

BP    5123  Promotion/Acceleration/Retention 

BP    5136 Gangs

BP    6142.2 World Language Instruction 

BP    6145.6 International Exchange

BP    6174 Education for English Learners

BP    6179 Supplemental Instruction 

BB/E 9321 Closed Session - NEW POLICY 




 
Recommended Motion:

The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Adoption of Board Policy Revisions as Presented at the Previous Board Meeting. 

Attachments:
Board Policy Revisions
Exhibit New Policy
New Board Policy
15. INFORMATION
16. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
17. ANNOUNCEMENTS
17.1. September
Rationale:

17 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

18 Early Release - PLC Collaboration 



 
17.2. October
Rationale:

1 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm  

4 Early Release - EHS Homecoming

9 Early Release - PLC Collaboration 

15 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm 

30 Early Release - PLC Collaboration 


 
18. ADJOURNMENT
Disability Information:
Materials related to an item on this Board Agenda submitted to the Escalon Unified School District Board of Directors after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Escalon Unified School District Office at 1520 E. Yosemite Ave., Escalon, CA during normal business hours.

Published: August 29, 2019, 1:12 PM

The resubmit was successful.