Virtual Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Elk Grove USD
June 22, 2020 3:00PM

Mission Statement:
Elk Grove Unified School District will provide a learning community that challenges ALL students to realize their greatest potential.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20, which temporarily suspends provisions of the Brown Act relating to public meetings. As such, Elk Grove Unified School District Board members will be conducting this open session board meeting via Zoom video/teleconferencing.

Zoom Online Meeting Platform

Zoom is an online meeting platform that will be used by the Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Education during the current State social distancing and shelter at home order. Those who wish to view the meeting will need an internet connection and device. Zoom is compatible with Windows and Apple computers, along with iPhones, iPads, Chromebooks and Android devices. The device must have working speakers to hear the meeting.

Please note:  If Zoom is not currently installed on a computer or device, Zoom will ask to download a small app to the computer or device. Please accept the install to continue to the Zoom meeting. Zoom will only need to install the app the first time a computer or device is used with Zoom. Mobile device users can install the Zoom app prior to a meeting by visiting their app store. ZOOM Cloud Meetings is the name of the app.

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C. OPEN SESSION - 3:00 p.m. Via Zoom
C.I. Pledge of Allegiance
C.II. Opening and Review of the Special Board Meeting Agenda
Christopher Hoffman
Recommended Motion:
The Superintendent will provide the Board with information about today's agenda.
C.III. Elk Grove Unified School District’s Response to State and County COVID-19 Health Guidelines
Mark Cerutti
Recommended Motion:
The Board of Education is asked to receive information and provide direction with regards to the presentations.

A representative from Sacramento County Public Health will provide an update on the most current health guidelines.

In addition, a representative from Lozano Smith will provide a legal analysis of school district decisions related to current health guidelines.
C.IV. Introduction to Educational Options Resulting From the COVID-19 State and County Health Guidelines
Mark Cerutti
Recommended Motion:
The Board of Education is asked to receive information and provide feedback on an overview of the District’s educational options resulting from the COVID-19 State and County Health Guidelines. 

This overview is in preparation for the specific recommendation that will be presented to the Board on June 30, 2020.

Introduction to Educational Options
C.V. Public Comment - Submit Electronically by 2:30 p.m.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Public Comment on Items on the Agenda

NOTICE:   If you wish to address the Board regarding an item on the agenda, an electronic speaker card must be submitted with written comments prior to 2:30 p.m. on June 22, 2020. Comments submitted on the designated speaker cards in the Google Document application through the following Link will be read to the Board by a staff member during the June 22, 2020 Board meeting.  Link: Public Comment Speaker Card

Please be sure to complete the Google electronic speaker card indicating which item on the agenda you wish to address. Because this is a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees, only comments directly related to an item on the agenda will be read. Individuals with questions or comments on general school district issues may address those issues at a regularly scheduled meeting.

The total amount of time allocated to present electronic speakers cards to the Board will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes, with a total of thirty (30) minutes designated for public comment on an item. Time limitations are at the discretion of the President of the Board of Trustees.  The meeting is recorded on video and audio. 

The Zoom meeting will be recorded (video and audio) and will be made available on the Elk Grove Unified School District’s YouTube channel at

C.VI. Bargaining Units
C.VII. Adjournment
Quick Summary / Abstract:

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Executive Order N-29-20, those requiring special assistance to access the Zoom Board meeting, access and complete the Google Electronic Public Comment Form, or to access written documents discussed at the Board meeting that are available on the District’s website, please contact Ludi Avalos at (916) 686-7700.  Notification of at least 24 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the Zoom board meeting and to provide any required accommodation, auxiliary aids or services.

Quick Summary / Abstract:

Documents provided to a majority of the Governing Board regarding an open session item on this agenda will be posted online attached to the board agenda for public inspection.

Published: June 19, 2020, 4:05 PM

The resubmit was successful.