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Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL EAST CAMPUS
WAYNE “HONDO” HODGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
3535 NORTH CORNELIA AVENUE, FRESNO

 

  
Preliminary Information

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

GENERAL SESSION – 7:00 P.M.

CLOSED SESSION FOLLOWING MEETING

    Members of the public are welcome at all of our meetings. Your participation is encouraged and appreciated.
    If you wish to address the Board, please fill out a request form, provided on the table near the entrance, and submit it to the Clerk of the Board prior to the meeting. If you wish to speak on an item on the Agenda, please do so when that item is called. If you wish to speak on an item not on the Agenda, you may speak during the Public Comments section of the Agenda (Item I). The Board is governed by the Brown Act and may briefly respond to public comments but take no action except on items scheduled on the agenda. A maximum of 20 minutes total is set aside for persons wishing to address the Board. A maximum of 3 minutes per speaker may be allowed. Speakers are requested to state their name and to address comments to the Board of Trustees. Items requiring lengthy discussion may, at the Board’s discretion, be scheduled as a specific agenda item at future meetings.
    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to access the meeting room or to otherwise participate in this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact Sheli Klein at (559) 274-4700, extension 150. Notification by noon on the Friday preceding the board meeting, or at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, will enable the Governing Board to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting.
    Any writings or documents that are public records and are provided to a majority of the Governing Board regarding an open session agenda item, including board backup material for open session agenda items, will be made available for public inspection at the District Office, Room 11, and at school sites via the principal, during normal business hours. The District office is located at 5652 W. Gettysburg Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722.
    The District welcomes Spanish and other language speakers to Board meetings. Anyone planning to attend and needing an interpreter should call (559) 274-4700, extension 150, by noon on the Friday preceding the board meeting, or at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting, so arrangements can be made for an interpreter. El Distrito da la bienvenida a las personas quienes hablan español a las juntas de la Mesa Directiva. Si planea asistir y necesita interpretación llame al (559) 274-4700, extensión 150, el viernes antes de la junta y antes del medio día, o a lo menos 48 horas antes de la junta, para poder hacer los arreglos para la interpretación.

    At special board meetings, comments from the public are limited to agenda items. Therefore, if you desire to address the Board on an agenda item, please do so when that agenda item is called. At special board meetings, no time is allocated for public comments on general items pertaining to the school district. Comments will be limited to 3 minutes, with a total of 20 minutes designated for this portion of the agenda.
    If you have questions on school district issues, please submit them in writing. The appropriate staff member will contact you to answer your questions and provide you with information.

Every Student, Every Classroom, Every Day!


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold A.  OPENING CEREMONY   
         
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER     
         
2. SALUTE TO THE FLAG     
 

Jack Kelejian, Principal - Central High School

         
3. NATIONAL ANTHEM     
 

Glacier Point Choir, Jeff LaRose, Choir Director

         
4. ATTENDANCE     
Unfold B.  ADOPT AGENDA   
         
1. ADOPT AGENDA      (V)  
Unfold C.  PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS   
         
1. SCHOOL ACTIVITIES PRESENTATIONS     
 

Central High School-East Campus - Courtney Allwood, ASB President
Central High School-West Campus - Aidan Phebus, ASB President
Pershing Continuation High School - A'rayjanae Johnson
Pathway Community Day School - Shannon Taylor
Pathway Elementary Community Day School - Johnny Smith
C.L.A.S.S. - Bridgette Valles

         
2. CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, PEP AND CHEER GROUPS     
Unfold D.  CONSENT AGENDA   
         
1. APPROVE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS REGULAR BOARD MEETING (M. Berg)      (V)  (C)  
 

Approve the minutes of the regular Board Meeting of August 27, 2013.

         
2. APPROVE OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIPS AND DAY TRIPS OVER 150 MILES (K. Davis)      (V)  (C)  
Unfold E.  ACTION ITEMS   
         
1. RATIFY WARRANT LIST FOR AUGUST 2013 (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
         
2. ACCEPT GIFTS TO THE DISTRICT (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
         
3. APPROVE SCHOOL CONNECTED ORGANIZATIONS (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
         
4. APPROVE LEASE OF PROPERTY WITH R.A. NONINI ENTERPRISES (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
         
5. ADOPT RESOLUTION #13/14-07 AUTHORIZING USE OF A PIGGYBACK CONTRACT FOR PURCHASE OF A NEW LOWER-EMISSION SCHOOL BUS FROM CREATIVE BUS SALES, INC. (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
         
6. ADOPT RESOLUTION #13/14-08 GANN LIMIT FOR 2012-2013 AND 2013-2014 (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
         
7. ADOPT RESOLUTION #13/14-10 DECLARING OCTOBER 13-19, 2013 AS TEEN READ WEEK (K. Davis)      (V)  
         
8. ADOPT RESOLUTION #13/14-11 DECLARING OCTOBER 17-25, 2013 AS RED RIBBON WEEK (K. Davis)      (V)  
         
9. ADOPT RESOLUTION #13/14-12 PROCLAIMING OCTOBER 2013 AS CHARACTER EDUCATION MONTH IN CENTRAL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (K. Davis)      (V)  
         
10. APPROVE NCLB PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICE PROVIDERS (L. Ashlock)      (V)  
         
11. APPROVE UNAUDITED ACTUALS REPORT FOR SUBMISSION TO FRESNO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION (K. Porterfield)      (V)  
Unfold F.  INFORMATION ITEMS   
         
1. STUDENT WELLNESS and LEARNING ENVIRONMENT REPORTS (M. Berg)      (D)  
 

Student Wellness Reports:

  • End Year Transfer Report
  • PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports)
  • Counseling
  • Attendance
  • Discipline (Suspension/Expulsion Report)

Learning Environment Reports:

  • Operational Services
  • Building Program
  • Bond Status
  • Safe Schools Plans
  • Developer Fee/Expenditure Report
         
2. RECEIVE REQUEST TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPT RESOLUTION #13/14-09 REGARDING SUFFICIENCY OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR WILLIAMS’ COMPLIANCE (L. Ashlock)      (D)  
         
3. RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIPS AND DAY TRIPS OVER 150 MILES (K. Davis)      (D)  
         
4. RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING FACILITY USE FEES (K. Porterfield)      (D)  
Unfold G.  SUPERINTENDENT/BOARD COMMUNICATIONS   
         
1. SUPERINTENDENT / BOARD COMMUNICATIONS      (D)  
Unfold H.  ADVANCE PLANNING   
         
1. BOARD CALENDAR      (D)  
Unfold I.  COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC   
         
1. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC     
 

Persons wishing to address the governing board on any item may do so at this time. A maximum of 20 minutes total is set aside for persons wishing to address the Board, with a maximum of 3 minutes per person. If you wish to address the Board, please fill out a request form provided on the table near the entrance, and submit it to the Clerk of the Board prior to the meeting. If you wish to address the Board on an agenda item, please do so when that item is called.  Items requiring lengthy discussion may, at the Board’s discretion, be scheduled as a specific agenda item at future meetings. Speakers are requested to state their name and to address comments to the Board of Trustees. The Board is governed by the Brown Act and may briefly respond to public comments but take no action except on items scheduled on the agenda.

Unfold J.  CONFERENCE AND/OR CLOSED SESSION   
         
1. STUDENT DISCIPLINE - Consideration and action on recommendations of Administrative Hearing Panel Regarding Expulsion Case(s) - Education Code Section 48900 et. seq.      (D)  (V)  
 

Student Case #13-14-001
Student Case #13-14-002

         
2. CERTIFICATED PERSONNEL REPORT - Government Code Section 54957      (D)  (V)  
 

Certificated Personnel Report #13/14-4:
A) Assignments - 3
B) Reassignments - 1
C) Substitutes - 10
D) Coaches - 8

         
3. CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL REPORT - Government Code Section 54957      (D)  (V)  
 

Classified Personnel Report #13/14-4:
A)  Assignment - 7
B)  Resignation - 4
C)  Transfer - 1
D)  Student Workers - 2
E)  Temporary Contracts - 2

         
4. EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE/LITIGATION/COMPLAINTS – Government Code Section 54957      (D)  (V)  
         
5. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS, pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6      (D)  (V)  
 

Agency designated representative: Chris Williams, Assistant Superintendent, HR
Employee organization: CUTA/CSEA

Unfold K.  RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION   
         
1. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION ACTION     
 

J-1: Student Discipline
J-2: Certificated Personnel Report
J-3: Classified Personnel Report
J-4: Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Litigation/Complaints
J-5: Conference with Labor Negotiators

         
2. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND CLOSING COMMENTS      (D)  
Unfold L.  NEXT MEETING   
         
1. NEXT MEETING     
 

The next regular board meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central High School-East Campus Performing Arts Center.

Unfold M.  ADJOURNMENT   
         
1. ADJOURNMENT      (V)  
Unfold N.  MISCELLANEOUS   
         
1. THANK YOU LETTERS     

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