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Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees
Los Altos ESD
November 14, 2016 7:00PM
District Office Board Room 201 Covington Road, Los Altos Closed Session - 5:45 PM -- Open Session - 7:00 PM

A. CALL TO ORDER
Time Certain:
5:45 PM
A.1. President Luther will call the meeting to order.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Anyone wishing to address the board regarding Closed Session items may do so at this time.
B. CLOSED SESSIONConfidential agenda item.
B.1. Conference with Real Property NegotiatorsConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Property: 5150 El Camino Real, Los Altos; APN 170-04-066 Agency Negotiator: Randall Kenyon, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services Negotiating Parties: TA Associates Realty Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment (Discussion)
B.2. Anticipated LitigationConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9(d)(2) (one case). (Discussion)
B.3. Public Employee Performance EvaluationConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Title: Superintendent (Action)
C. OPEN SESSION/REPORTS
Time Certain:
7:00 PM
C.1. Pledge of Allegiance
C.2. Agenda Approval
C.3. Closed Session Report
C.4. Superintendent's Update
D. SCHOOL PRESENTATION
Time Certain:
7:10 PM
D.1. Covington School
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Representatives from Covington School will share activities taking place at their school. (Mr. Baier) [15 minutes - Discussion]
E. CONSENT
Time Certain:
7:25 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
All matters listed under Consent are considered to be routine and will be approved in one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is required, items may be removed for separate consideration.
E.1. Minutes of the October 10, 2016 Meeting
Attachments:
A. Board Minutes - 10/10/16
E.2. Purchase Orders
Attachments:
A. Purchase Orders
E.3. Denial of Interdistrict Transfer Requests #16/17-06 and #16/17-07, Does Not Meet Criteria of BP/AR 5117
Attachments:
A. Interdistrict Transfer Denials
E.4. Substitute Teacher Salary Schedule Update
Attachments:
A. Substitute Teacher Salary Schedule
E.5. Superintendent's Contract
Attachments:
A. Superintendent's Contract
E.6. Disposal of Surplus Technology Equipment
Attachments:
A. Surplus Technology Equipment
E.7. Personnel Actions
Attachments:
A. Personnel Actions
F. EMPLOYEE REQUESTS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD
Time Certain:
7:30 PM
F.1. Mrs. Elizabeth Leach, Los Altos Teachers Association
F.2. Mrs. Sue Wood, California School Employees Association
G. COMMUNITY COMMENTS
Time Certain:
7:35 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
This time is reserved for citizens and employees to address the board on items that are not on the agenda. Community members wishing to address the board are allotted up to three (3) minutes per speaker. The board and administration welcome this opportunity to listen; however, the board is not permitted to discuss or take action on non-agenda items, except to instruct the superintendent to review the matter further, report back to the board at a subsequent meeting or place the matter on a future agenda. The board may make a brief comment or ask clarifying questions. (Government Code section 54954.2)
H. ACTION/DISCUSSION ITEMS
H.1. Fall Student Data Update
Time Certain:
7:45 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Mrs. McGonagle will share the current iReady ELA and Math data for students in LASD. (Mrs. McGonagle) [15 minutes - Discussion]
Attachments:
A. Presentation
H.2. Resolution #16/17-10, Purchase of Property: 5150 El Camino Real, Los Altos
Time Certain:
8:00 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board of Trustees will consider execution of a purchase and sale agreement for the acquisition of property located at 5150 El Camino Real, Los Altos. If the agreement is approved, the District will have a 60-day period during which the suitability of the property for development as a school site will be evaluated and assessed. Community input regarding these matters will be invited during this feasibility period. Prior to the end of the 60-day period, the District may terminate the agreement and receive the return of its entire deposit. (Mr. Kenyon) [45 minutes - Action]
Attachments:
A. Measure N Update
B. Resolution 16/17-10
C. Purchase and Sale Agreement
H.3. Financial Update
Time Certain:
8:45 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Mr. Kenyon will provide a financial update based on the November election results. (Mr. Kenyon) [10 minutes - Discussion]
Attachments:
A. Presentation - Financial Update
H.4. Annual Developer Fee Report
Time Certain:
8:55 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Mr. Kenyon will review last year's expenditure of developer fees. (Mr. Kenyon) [10 minutes - Discussion]
Attachments:
A. Annual Developer Fee Report
H.5. Resolution #16/17-09, Line of Credit Borrowing
Time Certain:
9:05 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
As required under the “Agreement Between Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School for a Multi-Year Charter School Facilities Solution and for Resolution and Cessation of Existing Legal Proceedings” the District has provided additional facilities for the charter school over the last two years to address enrollment growth. The District previously has used proceeds from a line of credit with Wells Fargo Bank to pay for these facilities and needs additional proceeds to make final payments for the work done this past summer. Additionally the District may need funds for down payment on a site purchase. This resolution enables the District to borrow up to $3 million against the line of credit. (Mr. Kenyon) [10 minutes - Action]
Attachments:
A. Resolution 16/17-09
H.6. Measure N Citizens Oversight Committee
Time Certain:
9:15 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board of Trustees will consider the appointment of a nominee to a position on the Citizens Oversight Committee. (Mr. Kenyon) [10 minutes - Action]
Rationale:
Staff recommends appointing Bill James to the district's bond program Citizens Oversight Committee, as a replacement for Jessica Speiser, in the role of parent who is also an active PTA member.
 
Attachments:
A. Appointment to Citizens Oversight Committee
H.7. Board Policy Update
Time Certain:
9:25 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
CSBA periodically advises districts of recommended changes in board policies, administrative regulations and board bylaws as a means to assist boards in keeping their policies current and reflecting all recent changes in law and regulations. The Board of Trustees will review the updated wording for the following policy. (Mr. Baier) [5 minutes - Discussion]
Recommended Motion:
This item is for information only.
Rationale:
The policies of the Los Altos School District are influenced by federal, state, and local policies, statutes, and court decisions. In order to keep our policies current with the ongoing changes affecting our policies, the California School Boards Association (CSBA) periodically advises districts of recommended changes in board policies, administrative regulations and board bylaws as a means to assist boards in keeping their policies current and reflecting the changes in those laws and regulations. The Board of Trustees will review the updated wording for the attached board policy. This is a first reading of the updated policy. Approval will occur at a future meeting.
 
H.7.a. BP/AR 4112.21, Interns
Attachments:
A. BP/AR 4112.21, Interns
H.8. Board Policy Deletions
Time Certain:
9:30 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
CSBA periodically advises districts of recommended deletions of board policies and administrative regulations when they become obsolete. The Board of Trustees will consider deleting the following administrative regulation and exhibits. (Mr. Baier) [5 minutes - Action]
H.8.a. AR 4031, Complaints Concerning Discrimination in Employment
Attachments:
A. AR 4031, Complaints Concerning Discrimination in Employment (Obsolete)
B. BP/AR 4030, Nondiscrimination in Employment
H.8.b. E 9223, Filling Vacancies
Attachments:
A. E 9223, Filling Vacancies (Obsolete)
B. BB 9223, Filling Vacancies
H.8.c. E 9320, Meetings and Notices
Quick Summary / Abstract:
CSBA recommends the deletion of this exhibit as the circumstances for holding board meetings outside district boundaries have been incorporated into BB 9320, Meetings and Notices.
Attachments:
A. E 9320, Meetings and Notices (Obsolete)
B. BB 9320, Meetings and Notices
I. BOARD AND ADMINISTRATION COMMENTS
Time Certain:
9:35 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:
This time is for the administration and board to report on non-agenda items such as committee reports, school activities, legislation and future agendas.
J. ADJOURN
K. AGENDA ITEMS FOR THE NEXT REGULAR BOARD MEETING
Quick Summary / Abstract:
• Annual Organization • 1st Interim Financial Report
Disability Information:
Individuals with disabilities attending this meeting who are in need of special accommodations should call the Superintendent’s Office (650-947-1152) at least two days prior to the meeting date to make special arrangements.

Published: November 10, 2016, 4:22 PM

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