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					                           SOUTH BAY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                Imperial Beach, California

                          MINUTES of the SPECIAL and REGULAR
                         BOARD MEETINGS of DECEMBER 10, 2009

I.     SPECIAL BOARD MEETING/CLOSED SESSION:
       Call to Order: The meeting was called to order at 4:30 p.m. by Board President Aguilar in
       the Board Conference Room at 601 Elm Avenue, Imperial Beach, California.
       Roll Call: Trustees Aguilar, Brown, Inzunza, Jones, Lopez, Superintendent Parish.
       Flag Salute: The flag salute was led by Board President Aguilar.
       The Closed Session meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m.

II.    PRELIMINARY – REGULAR BOARD MEETING:
       CALL TO ORDER: By District Superintendent Dr. Carol Parish at 6:00 p.m. in Burress
       Auditorium at 601 Elm Avenue, Imperial Beach, California.
       ROLL CALL: Present: Trustees Aguilar, Brown, Inzunza, Jones, Lopez; Dr. Parish;
       Others Present: (See Exhibit A)
       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Principal Robert Daily introduced Cassandra Chacon and
       Yasmin Rodriguez, sixth grade students from Pence School, to lead the pledge of
       allegiance.
       PRESENTATION: Dr. Parish presented a plaque to Trustee Aguilar honoring her service
       as Board President.

III.   ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

       A-1. ELECTION OF PRESIDENT:
            MOTION BY Trustee Inzunza, SECOND BY Trustee Lopez to elect Althea Jones
            as President of the Board of Trustees. Vote on Motion: Ayes–Trustees Brown,
            Inzunza, Jones, Aguilar, Lopez; Noes–None.
            MOTION CARRIED.

       A-2. ELECTION OF VICE-PRESIDENT:
            MOTION BY Trustee Inzunza, SECOND BY Trustee Aguilar to elect Chris Brown
            as Vice-President of the Board of Trustees. Vote on Motion: Ayes – Trustees
            Aguilar, Brown, Inzunza, Jones, Lopez; Noes – None.
            MOTION CARRIED.

       A-3. ELECTION OF CLERK:
            MOTION BY Trustee Brown, SECOND BY Trustee Jones to elect David Lopez as
            Clerk of the Board of Trustees. Vote on Motion: Ayes – Trustees Aguilar, Inzunza,
            Jones, Brown, Lopez; Noes – None.
            MOTION CARRIED.

       A-4. SET DATES FOR REGULAR TRUSTEE MEETINGS:
            MOTION BY Trustee Brown, SECOND BY Trustee Aguilar and UNANIMOUSLY
            CARRIED to Set the Dates for Regular Trustee Meetings for the Period of January
            through December 2010. (Exhibit A, attached)
        A-5   APPOINTMENT OF DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT AS SECRETARY TO THE
              BOARD OF TRUSTEES:
              MOTION BY Trustee Brown, SECOND BY Trustee Inzunza and UNANIMOUSLY
              CARRIED to appoint District Superintendent as Secretary to the Board.

        A-6   APPOINT ONE ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBER TO SERVE ON THE SBUSD
              EDUCATION FOUNDATION:
              MOTION BY Trustee Aguilar, SECOND BY Trustee Brown to elect David Lopez to
              serve on the SBUSD Educational Foundation. Vote on Motion: Ayes – Trustees
              Aguilar, Inzunza, Jones, Brown, Lopez; Noes – None.
              MOTION CARRIED.

        A-7   ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 10-108 IN THE MATTER OF BOARD OF
              TRUSTEES CODE OF ETHICS: Trustee Lopez discussed the need to remember
              the second statement of the Code of Ethics – to focus on what is best for the
              children. Trustee Jones suggests that the Code of Ethics be looked at more often,
              as a reminder of priorities.
              MOTION BY Trustee Brown, SECOND BY Trustee Inzunza and UNANIMOUSLY
              CARRIED to adopt Resolution No. 10-108 in the Matter of Board of Trustees Code
              of Ethics (Board Bylaw 9271). (Exhibit B)

IV.     COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP, STUDENT AND STAFF RECOGNITION AND
        AWARDS:
        B.     HIGHLIGHT PENCE SCHOOL: Introduced Principal Robert Daily to present
        outstanding student achievement information for Pence School.

V.      REPORT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION:
        Board President Jones reported that there was no action taken in closed session.

VI.     ORAL COMMUNICATION FROM THE PUBLIC ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS:
        C-1. Frank Cherry spoke regarding the stress that the teachers are under. He also
             mentioned the number of issues facing current SWTA President Laura Wood and
             the negotiating team, including benefits, salary reductions, furloughs, and class
             size.
        C-2. Makaio Lawley spoke regarding his desire to fully participate in the VPA program.
             He stated that the program has changed and he asked the Board to make the
             school keep their promises.
        C-3. Gwendolyn Kessler spoke regarding her disappointment with the VPA program.
             She stated that she has spoken with school administration and is still dissatisfied.
             She asked the Board to review the original and current plans for the program, and
             to address the shortfall of what was promised.

VII.    COMMUNICATION FROM BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND SUPERINTENDENT:
        Board members thanked Principal Daily for his presentation on student achievement.
        Members also recognized Robin Kavanagh for her years of service.

VIII.   COMMUNICATIONS
        D.  District Advisory Committee: No Report.
      E.    District English Language Learner Advisory Committee: Director Pamela
            Reichert-Montiel reported that DELAC had met with parents regarding budget
            issues.
      F.    South Bay PTA Council: The Council thanked Robin Kavanagh for her support
            and assistance.
      G.    South Bay Education Foundation: Trustee Aguilar reminded attendees to buy
            cookbooks and bowling tickets.
      H.    California School Employees Association, Chapter 59: President Lynda Elliott
            reported on a recent holiday event. She also mentioned her participation in the
            recent SWTA Working Together meeting. She asked that the Board consider
            other ways to cut the budget as the support team is thin and has done enough.
      I.    Southwest Teachers Association: President Laura Wood reported that there is a
            fundamental philosophical disagreement between SWTA and the Board regarding
            current and future budget decisions. SWTA believes reserves should be used to
            pay for benefits. She asks that the Board allow SWTA to keep their benefits and
            hopes that all the parties will continue to work together.
      J.    District Superintendent: Dr Carol Parish thanked Robert Daily for his hard work
            and creative presentation. She also recognized Robin Kavanagh for her long
            tenure at SBUSD and her many positive qualities. Dr. Parish recognized Robin on
            behalf of the entire Board and wished her health and happiness in retirement.

IX.   DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS
      EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP:
      K.   SCHOOL RESTRUCTURING PROCESS OVERVIEW: Assistant Superintendent
           Dr. Francisco Escobedo presented detailed information on the restructuring of
           Oneonta and Sunnyslope schools. He discussed interventions and plans. He also
           presented several restructuring options.
           Board Comments:
           Trustee Brown asked about the success of combining schools and splitting grade
           levels. Dr. Escobedo commented that it is too soon to tell if this option in other
           Districts has been successful.

      BUSINESS SERVICES:
      L.   APPROVE SUBMISSION OF A POSITIVE CERTIFICATION OF THE FIRST
           INTERIM FINANCIAL REPORT 2009-10: Director Arlene Mitchell presented the
           First Interim Financial Report for 2009-10. Assistant Superintendent Scott
           Buxbaum concluded the presentation with a summary overview.
           Motion by Trustee Inzunza, Second by Trustee Brown to approve a positive
           certification of the first interim financial report 2009-10. Vote on Motion: Ayes-
           Trustees Aguilar, Inzunza, Brown, Jones, Lopez; Noes-None; Motion Carried.

X.    CONSENT CALENDAR:
      Motion by Trustee Inzunza, Second by Trustee Brown and Unanimously Carried to
      approve/ratify all remaining items on the Consent Calendar as listed.

      GENERAL FUNCTIONS:
      M-1. Approved School Board Minutes for the November 12, 2009 Special and
           Regular Board meeting and the November 19, 2009 Special Board meeting.
      M-2. Approved Resolution No. 10-109 authorizing Trustee compensation for
           official meeting missed due to illness. (Exhibit C).
M-3. Adopted Resolution No. 10-110 regarding “Census in Schools Week” –
     March 1-5-, 2010. (Exhibit D).

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP:
N.  Approved the supplemental educational services provider contracts.

BUSINESS SERVICES:
O-1. Approved Purchase Order Report No. 6 Encumbered from November 4, 2009
     through December 1, 2009.
O-2. Approved Warrant and Check Registers for the Month of November 2009.
O-3. Accepted contract with Barnhart Inc. for the proposition X model classroom
     remodel at Oneonta School and authorized the administration to sign all
     documentation and file the notice of completion.
O-4. Awarded contract to Winzler & Kelly Consulting Engineers and Ninyo and
     Moore Hazardous Material Abatement Consultants for the modernization
     Proposition X project.

HUMAN RESOURCES AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Classified Personnel – Approved/Ratified
P-1. EMPLOYMENT
P-2. PROMOTION
P-3. EMPLOYMENT – SHORT TERM.
P–4. EMPLOYMENT– SUBSTITUTES/EXTRA HELP–DAY-TO-DAY.
P–5. EMPLOYMENT - TEMPORARY CLASSIFIED MANAGEMENT.
P–6. EMPLOYMENT- CONSULTANTS.
P–7. LEAVE OF ABSENCE.
P–8. DENY LEAVE OF ABSENCE.
P–9. RESCIND LEAVE OF ABSENCE.
P-10. RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT–Accepted by Superintendent (For Info. Only).
P-11. RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT.
P-12. TERMINATION.
P-13. TRANSFERS, LATERAL TRANSFERS & OTHER PERSONNEL ACTIONS (For
      Information Only).
P-14. RECLASSIFICATION.
P-15. TRUSTEE CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE/REIMBURSEMENT FOR AUTHOR-
      IZED EXPENSES (in accordance with BP/AR 4331 & BB 9240).
P-16. POSTING OF CLASSIFIED MANAGEMENT POSITIONS

Certificated Personnel – Approved/Ratified
Q–1. EMPLOYMENT – TEMPORARY.
Q–2. EMPLOYMENT – PROBATIONARY.
Q–3. EMPLOYMENT.
Q–4. EMPLOYMENT – GUEST TEACHERS/EXTRA HELP/DAY-TO-DAY.
Q–5. LEAVE OF ABSENCE-APPROVAL/DENIAL.
Q–6. REQUEST TO RESCIND LEAVE OF ABSENCE.
Q–7. WAIVERS, 2009-10.
Q–8. RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT – Accepted by Superintendent (For Info. Only).
Q–9. RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT.
Q-10. REQUEST TO RESCIND RESIGNATION APPROVAL/ DENIAL.
Q-11. TERMINATION.
      Q-12. PROVISIONAL INTERNSHIP PERMITS.

XI.   ADJOURNMENT:
      R.  The Regular Board Meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.




SUBMITTED BY:                                       APPROVED BY:



_________________________________________           _________________________________
Carol Parish, Ed.D., District Superintendent/Date   David Lopez, Clerk of the Board/Date

				
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