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Previous MeetingFebruary 24, 2015 04:30 PMNext Meeting
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
980 Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 101
Palm Springs, CA

 

  
Preliminary Information

CLOSED SESSION - 4:30 P.M.
REGULAR MEETING - 6:00 P.M.


An audio tape recording will be made of this meeting by the recorder. Gov. Code 54954.2 et seq.

Due to airwave interference with the audio sound system caused by cellular phones, it is requested that all cell phones be turned to the off position during this meeting.


REASONABLE ACCOMODATION FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY:
Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in a Board meeting, may request assistance by contacting the Superintendent's Office at 980 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way; telephone (760) 416-6003; fax (760) 416-6015.


SPANISH TRANSLATION:
Translation services are available for all Board meetings. Please complete a blue card (available on the agenda table located at the back of the room) and submit it to the recorder to request this service.

Los servicios de interpretación son disponibles durante todas las juntas de la Mesa Directiva. Por favor llene la forma de color azul (disponsible in la mesa localizada en la parted de atrás de esta sala) y entréguesela a la secretara para recibir esto servicio.


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
1.  CLOSED SESSION (4:30 P.M.)   
Unfold 2.  OPENING CEREMONY   
         
a. Call to Order and Roll Call by President Karen Cornett     
  Shari Stewart, Clerk
Richard Clapp, Member
John Gerardi, Member
James Williamson, Member
Unfold 3.  HEARING SECTION   
         
a. Members of the audience may at this time address the Board of Education regarding only matters on the Closed Session Agenda.     
Unfold 4.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
a. STUDENT SERVICES:     
  The purpose of this Closed Session item is for the Governing Board to receive the report of pupils under Education Code Section 48918, for whom it has been determined that expulsions/revocations are appropriate due to the particular circumstances which are set out in the report of the incident as listed in the separate confidential document (Gov. Code 35146, 48918,49073,49676, and 54957).
         
b. PERSONNEL:     
  The purpose of this Closed Session item is for the Governing Board to discuss possible
action pertaining to the appointment, employment, evaluation or dismissal of personnel
(Gov. Code 54957.6).
         
c. PERSONNEL:     
  The purpose of this Closed Session item is for the Governing Board to receive and
discuss administrative recommendations on Non-Reelect of Probationary I and II teachers
(Gov. Code 54957).
         
d. NEGOTIATIONS:     
 

The purpose of this Closed Session item is for the Superintendent and the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources to conference with the Governing Board regarding the progress of negotiations with PSTA and Teamsters (Gov. Code 3549.1 and 54957.6).

5.  ADJOURNMENT FROM CLOSED SESSION   
6.  REGULAR MEETING (6:00 P.M.)   
Unfold 7.  OPENING CEREMONY   
         
a. Call to Order and Roll Call by President Karen Cornett     
  Shari Stewart, Clerk
Richard Clapp, Member
John Gerardi, Member
James Williamson, Member
Zane Martin, Student Board Member
8.  REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION ACTIONS   
9.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA   
10.  COMMUNICATIONS - BOARD CLERK   
Unfold 11.  STUDENT REPORT   
         
a. The Student Report will be presented by Mount San Jacinto High School Student Representatives Chris Tellez.     
Unfold 12.  SPECIAL RECOGNITION   
         
a. A Military State Representative from the "Department of Defense Employer of the Guard and Reserve Program" will honor a District employee and the Palm Springs Unified School District.     
Unfold 13.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION   
         
a. Members of the public who desire to address the Board on any topic related to Board work are welcome to do so at this time. Speakers are requested to: complete and submit a yellow form (located in the back of the room) to the Board Recorder, limit their remarks to not more than three (3) minutes, to appoint a spokesperson if the concern is a group concern, and to supplement verbal presentation with written reports, if necessary or desired.     
14.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS   
15.  SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT   
Unfold 16.  BOARD ACTION ITEMS   
         
a. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-60, NOTICE TO PROBATIONARY I AND II EMPLOYEES OF NON-REELECTION (OE-4.4)      (V)  
         
b. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-61, RELEASE OF CERTIFICATED TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES (OE-4.4)     
         
c. APPROVAL OF CSBA'S DELEGATE ASSEMBLY ELECTION BALLOT, SUBREGION 18-A, RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA         (V)  
Unfold 17.  SUPERINTENDENT'S CONSENT ITEMS   
         
a. APPROVAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES CERTIFICATED AND CLASSISFIED EMPLOYEE TRANSACTIONS (OE-4)      (V)  (C)  
         
b. APPROVAL OF EXPULSION CASE 2014/2015-052 RECOMMENDATION AND FINDING OF FACT AND CONCLUSION OF LAW (OE-11)      (V)  (C)  
         
c. APPROVAL OF EXPULSION CASE 2014/2015-053 RECOMMENDATION AND FINDING OF FACT AND CONCLUSION OF LAW (OE-11)      (V)  (C)  
         
d. APPROVAL OF EXPULSION CASE 2014/2015-054 RECOMMENDATION AND FINDING OF FACT AND CONCLUSION OF LAW (OE-11)      (V)  (C)  
         
e. APPROVAL OF EXPULSION CASE 2014/2015-056 RECOMMENDATION AND FINDING OF FACT AND CONCLUSION OF LAW (OE-11)      (V)  (C)  
         
f. APPROVAL OF REVOCATION OF SUSPENDED EXPULSION CASE 2014/2015-017 RECOMMENDATION AND FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSION OF LAW (OE-11)      (V)  (C)  
         
g. APPROVAL OF WORK-BASED LEARNING BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS (OE-10.5)      (C)  
         
h. APPROVAL FOR THE DISPOSAL OF OBSOLETE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FROM CATHEDRAL CITY AND PALM SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOLS (OE-10.1)      (C)  
         
i. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-44 AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE PEPPM PROGRAM UNDER THE KERN COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS BID NO. 527080: PEPPM 2015 PRODUCT LINE BID - CALIFORNIA FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FURNITURE, ACCESSORIES AND SUPPLIES. (OE-6.3)      (C)  
         
j. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-55, FINDING THE PORTABLE CLASSROOM PROJECT AT TWO BUNCH PALMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EXEMPT FROM THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT AND APPROVING THE FILING AND RECORDATION OF A NOTICE OF EXEMPTION (OE-13.a)      (C)  
         
k. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-56, FINDING THE PORTABLE CLASSROOMS AND RESTROOM BUILDING PROJECT AT CIELO VISTA CHARTER SCHOOL EXEMPT FROM THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT AND APPROVING THE FILING AND RECORDATION OF A NOTICE OF EXEMPTION (OE-13.1a)      (C)  
         
l. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-57, FINDING THE PORTABLE CLASSROOM PROJECT AT BUBBLING WELLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EXEMPT FROM THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT AND APPROVING THE FILING AND RECORDATION OF A NOTICE OF EXEMPTION (OE-13.1a)      (C)  
         
m. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 2014/2015-58, FINDING THE PORTABLE CLASSROOM PROJECT AT RIO VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EXEMPT FROM THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT AND APPROVING THE FILING AND RECORDATION OF A NOTICE OF EXEMPTION (OE-13.1a)      (C)  
         
n. APPROVAL OF AGREEMENTS TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE AND OTHER CONTRACTS (OE-6.2)      (C)  
         
o. APPROVAL OF AGREEMENTS UNDER TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS (OE-6.2)      (C)  
         
p. APPROVAL OF PURCHASE ORDER REPORT (OE-2)      (C)  
         
q. APPROVAL OF ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS (OE-6)      (C)  
Unfold 18.  BOARD CONSENT ITEM   
         
a. Approval of Regular Board Meeting Minutes February 10, 2015      (V)  
19.  SUGGESTIONS FOR BOARD STUDY SESSIONS   
Unfold 20.  SETTING OF THE NEXT BOARD MEETING   
         
a. Regular Meeting:     
  Closed Session, March 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Regular Meeting, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
21.  ADJOURNMENT   


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