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REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Scotts Valley USD
March 14, 2017 5:30PM
CLOSED SESSION: 5:30 pm PUBLIC SESSION: 6:00 pm SCOTTS VALLEY CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS One Civic Center Drive Scotts Valley, CA 95066

A. CALL TO ORDER
B. CLOSED SESSION
B.1. Consideration of the Employment, Evaluation of Performance, Discipline, Release or Complaint of A Public Employee - Pursuant to Gov't Code Section 54957
B.2. Deliberation to Consider Expulsion of Student #13655 (Cal Educ. Code Section 48918)
C. OPENING PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SESSION
C.1. CALL TO ORDER
C.2. FLAG SALUTE
C.3. CLOSED SESSION ACTION REPORT
C.3.a. Consideration of the Employment, Evaluation of Performance, Discipline, Release or Complaint of A Public Employee - Pursuant to Gov't Code Section 54957
C.3.b. Consideration of Expulsion of Student #13655 (Cal Educ. Code Section 48918)
C.4. SET THE AGENDA
D. BOARD UPDATE/DISCUSSION
E. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
F. STUDENT ADVISORY MEMBER’S REPORT
G. SCZCSBA REPORT
H. SVEA REPORT
I. MATTERS FROM THE PUBLIC – ORAL
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Members of the audience are welcome to address the Board at this time during the meeting regarding items NOT listed on this agenda. The Trustees may ask questions for clarity but cannot take action on those matters until such matters are appropriately placed on a future agenda, according to law.

The Governing Board may prohibit members of the public, who speak during the time permitted on the agenda for public expression, from commenting on matters that are not within the subject matter jurisdiction of the governing body. The Governing Board retains the discretion to adopt regulations at its meetings, which may limit the time for public discussion of items within its subject matter jurisdiction. Open Public Discussion at the beginning of the meeting is limited to 15 minutes. For the record, please state your name at the beginning of your statement.


J. ADMINISTRATION
J.1. Presentation: Math: PD, Textbooks, Placement, S4C
Rationale:
  • The California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015 requires governing boards to adopt a fair, objective, and transparent mathematics placement policy for pupils entering grade and for pupils who are transitioning between elementary and middle school. 
  • There are new math adoptions across SVUSD.
  • Teachers have participated in various opportunities for professional development in the area of math.

 
Quick Summary / Abstract:
  • Any student may take accelerated math in 7th or 8th grade based on multiple measures, such as CAASPP scores, test averages, grades and performance based assessments. There are 5 options for 9th grade placement predicated by which class is taken in 8th grade:  Basic Math 9, Math 1A/1B, Math 1, Math Academy 1, Math 2.
  • The following textbooks have been adopted for SVUSD.
    • K-5 Pearson Investigations 3
    • 6-8 CPM (College Preparatory Mathematics)
    • Math 1, 2, 3 Big Ideas Math
  • Professional Development in the area of mathematics has included SVMI (Silicon Valley Math Initiative), S4C Gate Grant offerings, Textbook implementation, and other workshops.

Attachments:
Math in Scotts Valley Unified School District
J.2. Approve the Comprehensive Safety Plan
Rationale:

California Education Code § 32280-32289 requires all schools to have a Comprehensive School Safety Plan which includes district policies, yearly strategies to address priority areas, disaster/earthquake preparedness procedures and crisis response plan. It is also a requirement that the Comprehensive School Safety Plans are Board approved. This is due in early March each year.





 
Quick Summary / Abstract:




Attachments:
Comprehensive Safe Schools Plan 2016-17
J.3. Approve the 2nd Interim ReportWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Speaker:
Rudolph Ramirez
Rationale:
Education Code requires that school districts submit their Second Interim Reports to the County Office of Education on or before March 15th of each year, and that the report be approved by the District Governing Board.

 
Financial Impact:

The district has a positive certification and has met its fiscal obligations as required under Assembly Bill 1200.


Quick Summary / Abstract:

The second interim report provides a comparison of the General Fund budget as adopted in June, with the most current budget projections. Also provided are actual revenues and expenditures for the period of July 1st through January 31st

The multi-year projection demonstrates that the district will be in a positive position for the current year as well as the next two fiscal years.  Over this time span the district will continue to meet its required 3% reserve for economic uncertainties.


Attachments:
2016-17 2nd Interim Budget Presentation to Board
MYP Combined 2016 17 2017 18 2018 19
SACS form part 1
SACS form part 2
SACS form part 3
J.4. SVSC Committee Item
Rationale:

The SVSC Committee has been working on fundraising to collect donations and pledges in order to be able to build the Sports Complex at the High School.  DSA plans have been approved for the track, field, and bleachers.  The SVSC Committee is requesting the District to sign a loan and assist with the financing component for this project.  They will present financing options for the District's consideration.  The SVSC Committee is hoping to enter into an MOU with SVUSD.

 
Financial Impact:

Unknown at this time.

Quick Summary / Abstract:

This item is for information only.  If the Board is inclined to move forward towards an arrangement that would establish an ongoing debt obligation at or near the levels being proposed, staff will need to come back with budget projections showing likely impacts under various scenarios (due to the uncertainty of achieving the desired fundraising goals).  Prior to finalization of any such debt arrangements, the COE will need to be advised and undertake a review of the budget impacts.




Attachments:
MOU Draft Between SVUSD and SVSC-Falcon Club
SVSC Allison's Roll up
SVSC Cash Donations to date
SVSC Construction Cashflow
SVSC Flow with CMA Debt
SVSC Overview
SVSC Pledge Status
SVSC Project Cash Flow
J.5. Approve for First Reading BPAR 3270 and AR 34440Was edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Attachments:
AR 3440 Inventories
BPAR 3270 Sale of Books, Equipment and Supplies
K. BUSINESS
K.1. Developer Fees Report
Speaker:
Rudolph Ramirez
Rationale:

The Board of Trustees enacted Developer Fees to provide for construction or reconstruction of school facilities.

Developer fees are collected on new construction and remodels which add square footage on both residential can commercial construction.

This presentation is an overview of  the developer fee program and where the district currently stands financially.


 
Financial Impact:

No fiscal impact, information only.

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Developer Fees are deposited into the Capital Facilities Fund, a fund used primarily to account separately for moneys received from fees levied on developers or other agencies as a condition of approving a development.  Expenditures in the Capital Facilities Fund are restricted to school facilities as specified in both Government and Education Code.

Attachments:
Developer Fees 2015 16 report
L. CONSENT AGENDA
L.1. Approve the 2017-2018 Student CalendarWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Rationale:

At the last Board meeting, the school calendar for 2017-18 was brought forward with the omission of Sunday, November 26th.  November 26th has been added to the calendar which changes the last student day to be June 6th. 

 
Attachments:
Student Calendar 2017-2018
L.2. Approve the Transportation Safety Plan
Rationale:

California Education Code Section 39831.3 provides that a school district that provides transportation to or from a school or school activity shall prepare a transportation safety plan containing procedures for school and transportation personnel to follow to ensure the safe transport of pupils.  


 
Quick Summary / Abstract:

SVUSD contracts with Student Transportation Services of America to provide transportation to and from school for certain students with special education if so provided in students’ individualized education plans. This Transportation Safety Plan complies with the provisions set forth in California Education Code and is the governing safety document associated with such services.


Attachments:
Transportation Safety Plan
L.3. Approve the Minutes of the February 14, 2017 Board Meeting
Attachments:
Minutes of the February 14, 2017 Board Meeting
L.4. Approve the Warrant Register for the 03-14-2017 Board Meeting
Attachments:
Warrant Register for 03-14-17
L.5. Approve the MOU with Alliant International University
Rationale:

The District agrees to provide teaching and field work experience through student teaching placements in SVUSD classrooms for selected students enrolled in the teacher training program through Alliant International University.


 
Financial Impact:

None.

Attachments:
Approve the MOU with Alliant International University
L.6. Approve the Certificated Personnel Action Report
Rationale:

 As per the agreement between Scotts Valley Education Association and the District, leaves may be approved at the discretion of the Board of Trustees.         

DESCRIPTION DETAILS:















 
Financial Impact:
None
Attachments:
Certificated Personnel Action Report
L.7. Approve the Classified Personnel Action Report
Rationale:

As per Board Policy 4117.2 the Board authorizes the Superintendent or designee to accept the written resignation of an employee and to set its effective date.





 
Financial Impact:
None



Attachments:
Classified Personnel Action Report
M. UPCOMING ACTIVITIES IN THE DISTRICT
Attachments:
Upcoming Activities 03-14-17
N. FUTURE MEETING DATES
Attachments:
Future Board Meeting Dates for 2017
O. ADJOURNMENT

The resubmit was successful.