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Regular Meeting
Escalon USD
February 16, 2021 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/94005155156 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.
4.4. 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. Period 6 Attendance
Attachments:
Period 6 Attendance
9.3. EUSD Professional Development Day - January 25, 2021
Speaker:
Ricardo Chavez
Attachments:
Professional Development 1-21-21
10. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
11. SUPERINTENDENT'S 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, February 2, 2021
Attachments:
Minutes 2-2-21
14.2. Approval of Bills/Warrants
Attachments:
Jan 2021 Warrants
14.3. Retirements/Resignations
14.3.1. Adriana Anserlian, Spanish Teacher, Escalon High School, effective 06/04/2021
14.3.2. Daniel Madrid, Bus Driver / Other, MOT, effective 02/05/2021
14.3.3. Susan Judson, Teacher, Gateway Academy, effective 06/05/2021
14.3.4. Shellie Legler, Math Teacher, Escalon High School, effective 06/04/2021
14.3.5. Steven Damron, English Teacher, El Portal Middle School, effective 06/04/2021
14.4. Request to Hire/Change Status
14.4.1. Esmeralda Avila, Bilingual Instructional Assistant, El Portal Middle School, effective 02/17/2021
15. ACTION ITEMS
15.1. Consider Approval of Resolution 20-21-15, Acknowledging the Existence of an Emergency and Authorizing the District to Enter Into Contract(s) to Provide Emergency Repair of the Roof and Interior Structural Damage of Five Classrooms at Dent Elementary School
Speaker:
Kristin Tiger
Rationale:
The roof over five classrooms and the interior walls, floorings, and ceilings sustained significant damage during the storm on January 27, 2021.  We notified Keenan, our insurance company.  They sent American Technologies, Inc. (ATI) to assess the damage.  ATI provided a field report to complete the mitigation and asbestos abatement work on a time and materials basis in an amount not to exceed $100,000. The structure budget will be set once the mitigation/abatement process has been completed.
 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve Resolution 20-21-15, Acknowledging the Existence of an Emergency and Authorizing the District to Enter into Contract(s) to Provide for Repair of the Roof and Structural Damage of Five Classrooms at Dent Elementary School.
Attachments:
ATI Field Report - Dent Elementary
Resolution 20-21-15 - ACKNOWLEDGING THE EXISTENCE FO AN EMERGENCY AND AUTHORIZING THE DISTRICT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT, FOR EMERGENCY REPAIR OF FIVE
SJCOE Emergency Approval letter
15.2. Consider Approval of Board Policy Revisions
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Quick Summary / Abstract:

These board policy revisions were posted for public perusal at school sites and district office. 

Rationale:

BP 1312.3  Uniform Complaint Procedures

BP 4119.25 Political Activities of Employees 

  4219.25

  4319.25

BP 4140 Bargaining Unites

  4240

  4340

BP 5113.2 Work Permits 

BP 5141.31 Immunizations

BP 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements

BP 6146.2 Certificate of Proficiency/High School Equivalency 

E 6146.2 Certificate of Proficiency/High School Equivalency 

BP 6170.1 Transitional Kindergarten 

BB 9012 Board Member Electronic Communications 

BB 9320 Meetings and Notices 

 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Escalon Unified School District Board of Trustees Approve Board Policy Revisions 
Attachments:
Board Policy Revisions
Guidesheet
15.3. Consider Approval to Modify a Current Short-term Assignment
Speaker:
Ron Costa
Rationale:

A short term assignment for short term registered Nursing support that was approved at the December 15, 2020 meeting is coming before the board for a modification in  daily/weekly work time. It is requested that the work time be changed from "Up to four (4) hours daily, up to five (5) days per week"  to "Up to 20 hours per week."

This change will allow the support to be more effectively utilized on specific days of the week.

 
Recommended Motion:
The Administration Recommends the Board of Trustees Approve the MOdification of Short-Term Assignment as presented. 
16. INFORMATION
17. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
18. ANNOUNCEMENTS
18.1. February
Rationale:

24  Early Release - PLC Collaboration 

 
18.2. March
Rationale:

2 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

4-5 Kindergarten Registration 

8-10 Early Release - Parent Conferences

22-26 Arts Alive 

15 Open House - Farmington Elementary 

16 EUSD Board Meeting - 7pm

16 Open House - Collegeville Elementary 

24 Open House - Escalon High School 

24  Early Release - PLC Collaboration 

25  Open House/Awards Night - El Portal Middle School 

 

 

 
19. 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: February 11, 2021, 2:39 PM

The resubmit was successful.