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Previous MeetingDecember 14, 2011 07:00 PMNext Meeting
Special Board Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MANHATTAN BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
325 S. Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

 

  
Preliminary Information

5:30 PM Closed Session

6:30 PM Regular Open Session
 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, for those requiring special assistance to access the Board meeting room, to access written documents being discussed at the Board meeting, or to otherwise participate at Board meetings, please contact the Board Secretary, Nancy Bogart, at 310-318-7345, ext. 5902, for assistance. Notification at least 48 hours before the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the Board meeting and to provide any required accommodations, auxiliary aids or services.


Writings related to a Board meeting agenda item that are distributed to at least a majority of Board members less than 72 hours before a noticed meeting, and that are public records not otherwise exempt from disclosure, will be available for inspection at the District office, 325 S. Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Such writings may also be available on the District’s website. (Government Code §54957.5 (b)).

 

With regard to presentation/action and discussion items, members of the audience may request to speak on any item(s), prior to action by the Board. Speakers will have one (1) minute to address the Board.


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold A.  CALL TO ORDER (5 minutes)   
         
1. Recess to Closed Session (5:30)     
  The public will be given the opportunity to address the Board on closed session agenda items.  Remarks shall be limited to three minutes per person.  See list of items at the end of this agenda.
         
2. Organizational Board Meeting (6:30)     
         
3. Reconvene Special Board Meeting     
         
4. Report from Closed Session     
         
5. Approval of Agenda      (V)  
Unfold B.  ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS (15 Minutes)   
         
1. Public Comment     
 

The purpose of this section is to permit an person in the audience to make a statement to the Board of Trustees on items on the agenda. Persons are limited to three (3) minutes for their communication unless the Board deems otherwise. The President will conclude the Public Comment after a reasonable length of time and proceed with the agenda. The Board may, at its discretion, permit statements on items not on the agenda, but pertaining to the school district, if appropriate, and not an impediment to the efficiency and orderliness of the meeting. No action shall be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda.

         
2. Board Member Announcements     
         
3. Mackenzie Austin and Jill Thompson, student Board members, will report on activities and events at the high school and elementary schools. Jeremy Chung will report on activities at the middle school.     
Unfold C.  PRESENTATION/ACTION ITEMS   
         
1. Members of the audience may request to speak on any item(s) prior to action by the Board. Speakers will have one (1) minute to address the Board.     
         
2. 2011-2012 Single Plans for Student Achievement      (V)  
         
3. Manhattan Beach Unified School District 2011/2012 First Interim Budget      (V)  
         
4. MBUSD Wireless Project - PHASE II      (V)  
         
5. Contract with Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project to offer three MBUSD Summer Writing Institutes for K-8 Teachers      (V)  
         
6. Contract with Boeing for Mira Costa High School Students to Participate in their Engineering High School Summer Internship Program      (V)  
Unfold D.  PRESENTATION/DISCUSSION ITEMS   
         
1. Members of the audience may request to speak on any item(s) prior to action by the Board. Speakers will have one (1) minute to address the Board.     
         
2. Introduction to District-wide Student Support Strategies      (D)  
Unfold E.  CONSENT CALENDAR-GENERAL   
         
1. Ratify Amendment to District Master Contract for 2011/12 School Year for Nonsectarian, Nonpublic Agency (NPA) Services with Megan Macleod, MPT.      (V)  (C)  
         
2. Ratify Amendment to District Master Contract for 2011/12 School Year for Nonsectarian, Nonpublic School (NPS) Services with The H.E.L.P. Group.      (V)  (C)  
Unfold F.  CONSENT CALENDAR-PERSONNEL   
         
1. Personnel Assignment Orders and Other Personnel Actions      (V)  (C)  
         
2. Approve Consultant Agreement for Janet Schwabe      (V)  (C)  
Unfold G.  CONSENT CALENDAR-BUSINESS   
         
1. Accept Mira Costa High School ASB financial reports from July 1, 2011, to October 31, 2011.      (V)  (C)  
         
2. Approve Contracts with NIC Partners (NIC) to Install Cabling and Equipment at Meadows Elementary School to Complete PHASE II of the MBUSD Wireless Project      (V)  (C)  
         
3. Approve Contracts with NIC Partners (NIC) to Install Cabling and Equipment at Pennekamp Elementary School to Complete PHASE II of the MBUSD Wireless Project      (V)  (C)  
         
4. Approve Contracts with NIC Partners (NIC) to Install Cabling and Equipment at Robinson Elementary School to Complete PHASE II of the MBUSD Wireless Project      (V)  (C)  
         
5. Accept, with thanks, gifts to the District from Carol Tedman, Denise Loversky and Nicole Hirshberg.      (V)  (C)  
         
6. Approve Harley Ellis Devereaux Proposal Agreement - Value Engineering (VE) Services for Mira Costa High School      (V)  (C)  
Unfold H.  BOARD BUSINESS   
         
1. Board Assignments for 2012     
         
2. Approve minutes for the regular Board meeting of November 16, 2011.      (V)  
Unfold I.  SUPERINTENDENT/CABINET REPORT (20 Minutes)   
         
1. Groundbreaking Ceremony     
         
2. Holiday Concerts     
         
3. Writing Articulation Committee     
         
4. New Members for Bond Oversight Committee     
J.  PUBLIC COMMENTS (5 minutes)   
K.  ITEMS FOR FUTURE DISCUSSION/ACTION   
L.  ADJOURNMENT   
Unfold M.  CLOSED SESSION AGENDA-5:30 p.m.   
         
1. Conference with District labor negotiator, Rick Bagley regarding CSEA negotiations, per Government Code section 54957.6.     
         
2. Conference with District labor negotiator Rick Bagley, regarding MBUTA negotiation, per Government Code section 54957.6.     
         
3. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9, Case Numbers 2011060703, 2011100383 and 2011090171.     
         
4. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation. Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivisions (b)(1) and (b)(3)(B) of Government Code section 54956.9: 2 cases. Facts and circumstances withheld due to student privacy rights pursuant to 20 U.S.C.A. 1232g (FERPA) and Education Code section 49060 et seq. Student numbers 000770 and 000568.     

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Adopted Goals of the Board of Trustees for 2011-2012

  • Focus on academic strategies
  • Maintain transparent, responsible, focused and collaborative budgetary and financial practices
  • Develop excellent communication practices with our employees and our community
  • Focus on Mira Costa High School excellence
  • Examine and improve student support strategies
  • Upgrade and maintain facilities, technology and equipment

 




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