Plumas Unified School District Special Board Meeting via Zoom
Plumas USD
October 07, 2020 5:00PM
50 Church Street, Quincy

1. All Trustees and administrative staff may participate remotely from their homes due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Zoom link is in quick summary. Public Comment will be honored by participants raising their virtual hand.
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2. Call To Order
3. Flag Salute
4. Roll Call
5. Approval of Agenda (Action)
6. Guest Presentations - 40 minutes
Leslie Edlund
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Information Item:  Dr. Kepple, Physician and Consultant for Plumas District Hospital, and Andrew Woodruff, Plumas County Public Health Agency Director, are prepared to share information and data related to COVID-19, and considerations for a safe return to in-person instruction.

No action required.  

7. Public Input - 20 minutes
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No action or discussion shall be undertaken on any items not appearing on the posted agenda except that members of the Board or the Plumas Unified School District staff may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed (Education Code 54954.2).  There is a 3 minute time limit for each person who addresses the Governing Board during public input.  Note: speaker time limit of 3 minutes is monitored, with a limit of 20 minutes per topic.

Public Comment will be honored by participants raising their virtual hand or by emailing:

8. Student Achievement
8.a. Return to School Considerations - 60 minutes
Leslie Edlund
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Information/Discussion/Action item:  The presentation will include an overview of the past six months discussion topics regarding the return to school considerations.  Comparable data from the August 4th discussion when the decision was made to begin the school year with distance learning, distance learning with hubs, and independent study, is shared on the presentation slides and will be presented during the meeting.  Comparable data includes information from Plumas County Public Health partners; health, safety and liability; staffing; substitutes; parents, students and community; facilities; transportation; budget; instructional models and cohort mixing information.  

Please note: The slideshow presentation will be uploaded by the end of the day Friday.

Recommendation:  Administration will provide a recommendation at the end of the presentation related to a safe return to school, instructional model and timeline for our Governing Board's consideration.   

Special Board Meeting Presentation Re: RTS
9. Facilities
9.a. Measure B Project Updates - 5 minutes
Lisa Cavin
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Action item:  Project requests, including contracts, change orders, and bid awards.  


  • The spreadsheet includes new contracts, change orders, and bid awards. Additional project information may be shared as soon as it is available.

Recommendation:  Approval is requested for the project requests as presented. In the event that an item is presented between the time this agenda is posted and the actual day of the meeting, staff will provide their recommendations on items that require board action and administration requests approval to move forward with recommended projects.

Measure B Project Request
10. Closed Session
10.a. Conference with Real Property Negotiator Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.8. Negotiating party: Plumas USD; Agency negotiator: Terry R. Oestreich.
10.a.1. Property: Pioneer, Taylorsville, Feather River Middle School, and Lee Road.
10.b. Pursuant to Section 54957 of the Government Code the Board will consider personnel matters including:
10.b.1. Superintendent's Contract, Goals and Evaluation
10.b.2. Public Employee Evaluation(s): principal(s), administrator(s), management
10.b.3. Public Employment: Position: Personnel transactions included with this agenda.
10.b.4. Public Employee(s) Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment
10.b.5. Pursuant to sections 54957.6 and 3549.1 of the Government Code, Conference with Labor Negotiator(s): Agency Negotiators: Terry Oestreich. Association(s) PCTA and CSEA; and All Unrepresented Personnel - Administrators, Management, Confidential, Classified.
10.c. Anticipated Litigation, pursuant to Government Code 54956.9; 1 potential case.
11. Reconvene
12. Future Agenda Items
13. Adjourn
Disability Information:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, those requiring accommodations for this meeting should notify the Superintendent's Office 48 hours prior to the meeting at (530) 283-6500 ext. 5201. All supporting documentation for this meeting is available for public review during regular business hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm in the Superintendent's Office located at 50 Church Street in Quincy, or at

Published: October 2, 2020, 1:03 PM

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