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Regular Meeting
Escalon USD
September 15, 2020 7:00PM
District Office

1. NOTICE - COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER: MEETING TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Pursuant to orders given by San Joaquin County Public Health Department and the State of California Public Health Department, all members of the Board of Education as well as the Superintendent and District Staff, will join the meeting via phone/video conference and no teleconference locations need be posted. The district will be using a webinar format (using Zoom) for the Board Members to participate remotely, and to allow for orderly public comment.  There will not be a physical location for this meeting.

Participants who would like to make comments can join the meeting from their computer, tablet or phone. We ask that participants to type their full name when joining the meeting, as prompted.  The board president, will announce the opportunity for public comment on non-agenda items  and for each agenda item. We ask that all participants who wish to make public comments for that item use the “Raise your Hand” functionality. The attendees will be called upon, their microphone unmuted, and then allowed to make their statement for up to three minutes. At the end of three minutes the attendee’s microphone will be muted and the next participant will be called upon.

To join the board meeting using a PC, Mac, IPad, IPhone or Android device, please click on this URL  https://zoom.us/j/92219086463 at the noticed meeting time. It may help to download the Zoom app before the meeting if you don’t have it already. Instructions on how to join a meeting by video conference are available at: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193 -Joining-a-Meeting. 



2. CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM
3. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
4. CLOSED SESSION
4.1. Call closed session to orderConfidential agenda item.
4.2. Discuss employment/discipline/release/acceptance of retirement/resignation/appointment or replacement of district employeesConfidential agenda item.
4.3. Conference with Superintendent and District Negotiator regarding negotiationsConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:


  • Representative: Mr. Ron Costa Employee Organization: CSEA Chapter #345

4.4. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9) Parents on behalf of Student v. Escalon Unified School District, OAH Case No. 2020070323.
4.5. Adjourn closed sessionConfidential agenda item.
5. CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 PM
6. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
7. REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION
8. ADDITION TO THE AGENDA
9. REPORTS
9.1. Escalon High School Board Representative
Speaker:
Ella MacKinnon
9.2. Quarterly Report on Williams Uniform Complaints July 15, 2020
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Attachments:
Report
9.3. Learning Continuity Attendance Plan: Survey Results
Speaker:
Ricardo Chavez
Attachments:
Survey Results
9.4. Learning Continuity and Attendance Planning Process for EUSD and ECA
Speaker:
Ricardo Chavez
Attachments:
Escalon Charter Draft Plan
EUSD Draft Plan
10. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
11. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
11.1. July - August 2020 Financial Report
Attachments:
July - August 2020 Financial Report
12. FACILITIES REPORT
13. 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.



14. CONSENT AGENDA
14.1. Approval of Minutes, September 1, 2020
Attachments:
Minutes 9-1-20
14.2. Student Body Quarterly Report
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Attachments:
Student Body Report April - June 2020
14.3. Approval of Bills/Warrants
Attachments:
August 2020 Warrants
15. PUBLIC HEARING
15.1. Public Hearing Regarding the 2020-2021 Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan for Escalon Unified School District and Escalon Charter Academy.
Attachments:
Escalon Charter Draft Plan
EUSD Draft Plan
Public Hearing Notice
16. ACTION ITEMS
16.1. Consider Approval of Resolution 20-21-04, Authorizing Transfer of Funds for June 2020
Speaker:
Kristin Tiger
Rationale:
To authorize the transfer of funds for June 2020.
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees approve Resolution 20-21-04, Authorizing Transfer of Funds for June 2020.
Attachments:
Resolution 20-21-04, Transfer of Funds June 2020
16.2. Consider Approval of Resolution 20-21-05, Authorizing Transfer of Funds for July - August 2020
Speaker:
Kristin Tiger
Rationale:
To authorize the transfer of funds for July - August 2020.
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees approve Resolution 20-21-05, Authorizing Transfer of Funds for July - August 2020.
Attachments:
Resolution 20-21-05, Transfer of Funds July - August 2020
16.3. Consider Approval of Resolution 20-21-06, 2019-20 GANN Limit
Speaker:
Kristin Tiger
Rationale:
The District must establish a revised Gann Limit for the 2019-2020 fiscal year and a projected Gann Limit for the 2020-2021 fiscal year in accordance with the provisions of Article XIII-B and applicable statutory law.
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees approve Resolution 20-21-06, 2019-20 GANN Limit.
Attachments:
2019-20 GANN Report
Resolution 20-21-06, 2019-20 GANN Limit
16.4. Consider for Approval of the 2019-20 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report
Speaker:
Kristin Tiger
Rationale:
California Education Code 42100(a) states the governing board of each school district shall approve on or before September 15, in a format prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, an annual statement of all receipts and expenditures of the district for the preceding fiscal year (also known as the Unaudited Actuals) and shall file the statement, along with the statement received pursuant to subdivision (b), with the county superintendent of schools. On or before October 15, the county superintendent of schools shall verify the mathematical accuracy of the statements and shall transmit a copy to the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve the 2019-2020 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report.
Attachments:
Escalon 2019-20 Unaudited Actuals Report
16.5. Consider Approval to Apply for Waivers from the San Joaquin County Public Health Officer to Open Escalon Unified School District Elementary schools and Escalon Charter Academy for In-Person Instruction.
Rationale:
The district has completed a waiver to allow for EUSD's elementary schools to open for in-person instruction. With the board's approval the waiver will be submitted to the San Joaquin County Public Health Officer for her potential approval.  If the waiver is approved, EUSD will be able to open elementary schools for in-person instruction no sooner then 14 days after waiver approval. 
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve the Application for a Waiver from the San Joaquin County Public Health Officer to open EUSD elementary schools for in-person instruction. 

Attachments:
District Re-Opening - Distance Learning Plan
17. INFORMATION
18. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
19. ANNOUNCEMENTS
19.1. September
Rationale:

16 Early Release - PLC Collaboration

 
19.2. October
Rationale:

1-2 Parent Conferences - EHS

6 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

14 Early Release - PLC Collaboration 

20 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

28  Early Release - PLC Collaboration 



 
20. 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: September 10, 2020, 12:38 PM

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