Board of Education: Policy Sub-Committee Meeting
Berkeley USD
September 14, 2017 10:30AM
2020 Bonar Street, Room 125 Berkeley, CA 94702 (510) 644-8764

1. Call to Order
2. Approve Agenda

Board of Education: Board Policy Meeting

September 14, 2017
2020 Bonar St. Room 125
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 644-6206 

The Berkeley Unified School District intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, please call the Superintendent’s Office 48 hours prior to the meeting at 510-644-6206 

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Berkeley tiene la intención de proporcionar adaptaciones especiales en conformidad con el Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades de 1990). Si usted desea una adaptación especial, por favor comuníquese con el personal de la Oficina del Superintendente 48 horas antes de la reunión al 510-644-6206.

Josh Daniels, Chair
Ty Alper, Director


  1. Call to Order/Approve Agenda
  2. Public Comment
  3. Approve Meeting Minutes for August 25, 2017
  4. District Reserves—Action
  5. BP 7310: Facilities Naming—Discussion  
  6. BP 5111.3: Protection for Undocumented Students—Action
  7. Update Policy Calendar

3. Public Comment - 3 minutes per speaker (limited to 15 minutes)
4. Action Items
4.1. Approve Meeting Minutes for August 25, 2017Was edited within 72 hours of the Meeting

Board Policy Subcommittee Minutes
Room 120
August 25, 2017

Chair Daniels called the Policy Subcommittee meeting to order at 12:30pm

Roll Call:
Josh Daniels, Chair – Present
Ty Alper, Director – Present
Donald Evans, Superintendent – Absent
Lyz Chairez, Recorder – Present

Approval of Agenda

Motion to approve agenda:
Daniels/Alper and unanimously approved 

Public Comment:

One comment on AR regarding complaints.

Approval of Board Policy Subcommittee Meeting Minutes for June and August 17, 2017

Motion to approve policy subcommittee minutes:
Alper/Daniels and unanimously approved 2-0.


AR Complaints

Alper welcomed comments with respect to revised draft AR. Participants discussed and reviewed language 

District Reserve Policy

The committee discussed the conditions under which reserve funds can be uncommitted. Participants discussed and reviewed language. 

Facilities Name Change

Director of BSEP and Community Relations Natasha Beery said that there has been a petition submitted for LeConte’s name change. She suggested that the AR be reviewed in an effort to make school renaming an uncommon request. Discussion followed. 

The committee agreed that the goal should be that by the time this request comes to the Board, it is organized and well thought out. The AR will be amended to limit the name changing process to one school at a time.

Update Policy Calendar

Policy Calendar was updated.


Meeting adjourned at 11:56 a.m.



4.2. District Reserves Was edited within 72 hours of the Meeting

Documents are forthcoming. 

BP 3101: District Reserve
4.3. BP 5111.3: Protection for Undocumented Students
5. Discussion Items
5.1. AR 7310: Facilities Naming
AR7310 (revised)
6. Update Policy CalendarWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
7. Adjournment

Published: September 11, 2017, 10:27 AM

The resubmit was successful.