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Previous MeetingNovember 20, 2014 07:00 PMNext Meeting
Board of Education Regular Meeting
Study Session 5:30PM/Open Session 7PM followed by Closed Session
7810 ARROYO CIRCLE
Gilroy, CA 95020

 

  
Preliminary Information

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Mission Statement: Gilroy Unified School District will provide opportunities for all students to reach their highest academic and intellectual competencies and personal attributes to be life-long learners, responsible citizens, and productive members of society. This will be accomplished by having a clear focus on student needs; staff, parents and community members demonstrating high expectations for themselves and for every child served; and by continually improving the quality of teaching and learning.

AGENDA 


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  STUDY SESSION (5:30 PM)   
         
a. Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)      (D)  
  Middle School Principals will present their school plans to the Board of Education.
Unfold 2.  BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR SESSION (7:00 PM)   
         
a. Call to Order     
         
b. Pledge of Allegiance - El Roble School (Scott Otteson, Principal)     
         
c. Approval of Agenda      (D)  (V)  
         
d. Public Comment     
 

 Any member of the public may comment on agenda items, as each item is presented. Individuals wishing to address the Board need to complete a Speaker Card located at the entrance to the meeting room and provide it to the recording secretary prior to the start of the meeting. Speakers are asked to limit their comments to three minutes each, and the Board president may limit the amount of discussion time for any one agenda item. For non-agenda items, there is a separate opportunity for comments during the public comment portion of the meeting. By law, board members may not enter into discussion nor take action on any item not previously published on the agenda. 

Unfold 3.  REPORTS TO THE BOARD   
         
a. Student Board Member Report - Anthony Mannino, Dr. TJ Owens Gilroy Early College Academy (GECA)     
         
b. Superintendent's Report     
Unfold 4.  CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. Personnel Items      (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approval of Contract for Medi-Cal Administrative Claiming Agreement with Santa Cruz County Office of Education Region 5 Local Educational Consortium (LEC).      (V)  (C)  
         
c. Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Agreements with CDE-Approved Providers for 2014-2015      (V)  (C)  
         
d. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 5.  ACTION/INFORMATION ITEMS   
         
a. Bond Refinancing Options      (D)  
  Randy Merritt from George K Baum and Isom Advisors will lead a discussion on bond financing options.
         
b. GUSD College Readiness Assessments - Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT), Advanced Placement (AP), and CSU Early Assessment Program (EAP)      (D)  
  Kermit Schrock, Program Administrator for Student Assessment & Data Management, will present a brief informational report that addresses the most recent college readiness data.
         
c. Monthly District Cash Flow Update      (D)  
  Kimberly Mason, Director of Fiscal Services, will present the monthly District Cash Flow Update to the Governing Board.
         
d. Call for Nominations: CSBA Delegate Assembly      (D)  (V)  
  The board will discuss nomination of an individual to the California School Board Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly.
         
e. First Reading: Board Policies Revisions      (D)  
  Staff will present revisions to GUSD board policies for a first reading.
Unfold 6.  ACTION/INFORMATION ITEMS REGARDING FACILITIES   
         
a. Measure P Facilities Update      (D)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, and Julie Avnit, District Consultant with Spectrum Management Solutions, will present a Measure P Facilities update.

         
b. Approval of Resolution #14/15-17 Change Order #1 for Southern Bleacher Company, Inc. for the Christopher High School Track and Field Project      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of Resolution #14/15-17.
         
c. Approval of Resolution #14/14-18 Change Order #3 for Premier Builders Inc. for the Glen View Site Work Project      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of Resolution #14/14-18.  
         
d. Approval of Ratification of Contract Increase with Miracle for the Glen View Elementary School Kindergarten Play Area      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of ratification of contract increase with Miracle.
         
e. Approval of Ratification of Contract Increase with Valley Relocation for the Glen View Elementary School Project      (D)  (V)  
 

James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of ratification of contract increase with Valley Relocation.

         
f. Approval of Contract Increase with Jerome Zalinski Construction for the Gilroy High School Phase 2 Project      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract increase with Jerome Zalinski Construction.
         
g. Approval of Contract Increase with Jerome Zalinski Construction for the Gilroy Early College Academy Project      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract increase with Jerome Zalinski Construction.
         
h. Approval of Contract with Opening Technologies, Inc. for Consultant Services for Safe School Locks for GECA and Three Middle Schools      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract with Opening Technologies, Inc.
         
i. Approval of Contract with Freeman Painting to Paint Buildings at Glen View Elementary School      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract with Freeman Painting.
         
j. Approval of Contract with ARTIK Art and Architecture for Phase 3 of the Christopher High School Track and Field Project      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract with ARTIK Art and Architecture.
         
k. Approval of Contract with ARTIK Art and Architecture for the Brownell Middle School Acoustic Feasibility Study      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract with ARTIK Art and Architecture.
         
l. Approval of Ratification of Contract with Seward L. Schreder Construction, Inc. for Weatherizing the Dirt Foundation at the Gilroy Early College Academy      (D)  (V)  
 

James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of ratification of contract with Seward L. Schreder Construction, Inc.

         
m. Approval of Ratification of Contract with CAL WEST Fence for Gilroy High School      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of ratification of contract with CAL WEST Fence.
         
n. Approval of Ratification of Contract with California Blind Company for the Glen View Elementary School Modular Project      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of ratification of contract with California Blind Company.
         
o. Approval of Contract with Seward L. Schreder Construction, Inc. for the Installation of a Sink and the Entry Way Counter Extension for Rucker Elementary School      (D)  (V)  
  James D. Bombaci, Director of Facilities Planning and Management, will present for approval of contract with Seward L. Schreder Construction, Inc.
7.  BOARD MEMBER REPORTS   
Unfold 8.  FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS   
         
a. Upcoming, New, and Referral Agenda Items      (D)  
  Board members will review the upcoming board agenda calendar and discuss proposals for future discussions and possible agenda items.  These items will be referred to the Executive Committee.
Unfold 9.  ANNOUNCEMENTS   
         
a. The next REGULAR meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the District Office, 7810 Arroyo Circle, Gilroy. Closed session begins at 5:30 p.m. and open session at 7:00 p.m.The agenda will be available on the district's web site by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 5, 2014.     
Unfold 10.  ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. Public Comment on Closed Session     
  Notice is hereby given that a closed session of the Board of Education will be held under the general provisions of Government Code Section 54957. This opportunity is provided per Government Code 54954.3 to allow the public to comment prior to the Board's consideration of any closed session agenda items.
         
b. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT/EMPLOYMENT (Government Code Section 54957[b])      (D)  (V)  
         
c. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE (Government Code Section 54957[b])      (D)  (V)  
         
d. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Government Code Section 54956.9(b))      (D)  
         
e. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6)      (D)  
 

Employee Organization(s):   

Gilroy Teachers Association (GTA),

California School Employees Association (CSEA)

Gilroy Federation of Teachers & Paraprofessionals (GFT&P)

GUSD Management Group
District Negotiator:
  Deborah Flores, Superintendent

         
f. Report of Action Taken in Closed Session      (D)  
11.  ADJOURNMENT   

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All materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Board of Education within 72hrs of the meeting are available for public inspection at the front desk of the District Office at 7810 Arroyo Circle in Gilroy at the time they are submitted and will also be available at the meeting. Individuals needing special accommodation should contact the Superintendent's Office at 848-7112 at least 3 days prior to the meeting.




Other Info

 Official Attendees

 Goal Scorecard

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