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Napa School Board Meets: Agenda

The board of trustees of the Napa Valley Unified School District meets in open session Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. in the boardroom at the Lincoln Avenue (south) end of the district's Education Center on Jefferson St. Here's the agenda.

Napa Valley Unified School District Board of Education

(Board Room)

August 11, 2011

I.

CALL TO ORDER -�5:45 p.m.

II.

ROLL CALL AND ESTABLISHMENT OF QUORUM

III.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION� - The Board will hold a closed session to consider and/or take action upon any of the following items:

A.

With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Sections 49060 and 49078 and the Family Rights and Privacy Act: STUDENT PERSONNEL MATTERS - Potential student expulsions and/or student reentries will be considered.

1.

SUSPENDED EXPULSION

2.

EXPULSIONS:

3.

RE-ADMITTED EXPULSIONS:

B.

With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Section 54957.6:� CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR Agency Negotiator:� Ashley Halliday, Assistant Superintendent Name of organizations representing employees: Linda Hansen, NVEA; Linda Sedgley, CSEA #184;  Sarah Carmody, NAPS; Kate MacMillan, Supervisory

C.

With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Section 54957:�    PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT -� Teacher(s), Administrator(s), Classified Management, and Classified Position(s)

D.

With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Section 54947:�    PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE

 

E.

DISCUSSION OF PROPERTY - , Harrison Property, 10.2 acres APN 046-370-004.

 

IV.

OPEN SESSION - 7:00 P.M.

 

V.

REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION

 

VI.

FLAG SALUTE

 

VII.

ANNOUNCEMENT- This meeting is recorded for viewing on Napa TV 27 and a recorded Web streaming video.

 

VIII.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA

 

IX.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  July 1 and July 8, 2011 Special Meetings and July 25, 2011, Regular Meeting.

 

View Minutes July 1, 2011   View Minutes July 8, 2011   View Minutes July 25, 2011  

X.

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATIVES

 

XI.

SUPERINTENDENT/BOARD/STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COMMENTS

 

XII.

COMMUNICATION WITH THE COMMUNITY - Members of the audience may address the Board on any school-related matter that is not on the agenda.  The Board will not take action on any issue raised during this section of the agenda inasmuch as Board action is limited to posted agenda items.  Speakers are requested to limit their comments to a maximum of three minutes.

 

XIII.

COMMUNICATION AND REPORTS

 

A.

California State Preschool Program Self-Evaluation - for Dos Mundos, Preschool, and Napa Junction’s Eagles Nest Preschool Programs.

 

View Agenda Form   View 2010-11 NVUSD Preschool Annual Report  

B.

Report of Pupil Attendance Rates - 2010-11 - Report of pupil attendance rates and yearly variance by site.

 

View Agenda Form   View Report of Pupil Attendance 2010-11  

C.

Quarterly Investment Report (March 2011) - Napa County Treasurer’s Investment Report.

 

View Agenda Form   View March 2011 Investment Report  

D.

Budget Update  -  An opportunity will be provided for input regarding the budget.

 

XIV.

CONSENT ITEMS - Background information on these items is provided to the Board prior to the meeting.  A common motion takes action without discussion on roll call vote unless discussion of item(s) is requested by Board member(s).

 

A.

Approval of Contracts for Consultant Services - Listing of consultant contracts.

 

View Contract Listing  

B.

Approval of Certificated and Classified Personnel Documents - Listing of personnel action of employments, appointments, terminations, etc.

 

C.

Approval of Registers of Warrants and Payrolls - Listing of payments to vendors and payrolls.

 

View Payroll   View Warrants  

D.

Approval of Application - The Office of Secondary Education requests approval of an application for First 5 Sponsorship funds in the amount of $5,000.00 for First 5 Summer Early Childhood Learning Program.

 

View Agenda Form   View First 5 Sponsorship Application  

E.

Proposal to Request for Proposals (RFP) - The Office of Business Services requests approval for staff to advocate for Request for Proposal (RFP’S) for completion of the Self-Insurance Fund Actuarial Study.

 

View Agenda Form   View RFP Self Insurance Board Request  

F.

Approval of Grant Application - Request on behalf of for approval of Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grant.

 

View Agenda Form   View VHS Agricultural CTE Grant Application  

G.

Approval of Purchases -

 

1.

On behalf of American Canyon Middle School, the Office of Instruction & Curriculum requests approval for the purchase of Pacent Reporter and support. Total cost is $11,390.04, funding from Site Title I, EIA/SCE and EIA/LEP.

 

View Agenda Form  

2.

The Office of Instruction & Curriculum requests approval for the purchase of Pacent’s Dynamic Math Solution setup and training at McPherson and Yountville Elementary Schools. Total cost is $19,278.72, funding from SPED ARRA, District Title 1 ARRA, and Site EIA/SCE.

 

View Agenda Form  

H.

Approval of Grant Award - A grant  in the amount of $220,000 has been awarded to Napa Valley Unified School District from the S.H. Cowell Foundation, to sustain reforms at McPherson Elementary School within a District English Learner Achievement Initiative.

 

View Cowell Foundation Award Letter and Agreement  

I.

Approval of Variable Term Waiver � This request is to require employees to complete and reach their credential goal.

 

View Agenda Form  

XV.

OLD BUSINESS

 

A.

Approval of High School Instructional Material � The Advisory Board of Curriculum recommends the following basic instructional material adoptions for high schools - Allon au-del� (for AP French � FL411, available in digital format); and the following supplemental instructional material adoption for the high schools �AP French: Preparing for the Language and Culture Examination (for AP French � FL411, available in digital format).

 

View Agenda Form   View Description  

B.

Approval to Award Contract - The Office of School Planning and Construction requests approval to award contract for security at Napa (SPC-13.19-08) and Vintage (SPC-13.20-08) High Schools. Bidding to open on August 9, 2011 at 10 am, recommendations will be brought as a table item to the Board meeting. Cost estimated at $525,000.00, funding from Measure G.

 

View Agenda Form  

XVI.

NEW BUSINESS

 

A.

Request Approval to Call for Bids - The Office of School Planning and Construction requests approval to call for bids for the second gymnasium at and schools.  GSM-18.5-11

View Agenda Form  

XVII.

SUPERINTENDENT/BOARD/STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COMMENTS

 

XIII.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

XIX.

ADJOURNMENT - Next Regular Meeting:  August 25, 2011

 

 In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if special assistance is needed to participate in this meeting, contact the District at 253-3511. Notification forty-eight hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. I HEREBY CERTIFY THE AGENDA FOR THE STATED MEETING WAS POSTED ON THE DISTRICT WEBSITE AND DISTRICT OFFICE AT NAPA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, 2425 Jefferson Street ON August 5, 2011.  nformational material is available for review: ww.nvusd.k12.ca.us or at the District Office Room 124.

 

 

Fran Carpenter, Recording Secretary,
NVUSD Board of Education

 

 





G.

Approval of Purchases -

 

1.

On behalf of American Canyon Middle School, the Office of Instruction & Curriculum requests approval for the purchase of Pacent Reporter and support. Total cost is $11,390.04, funding from Site Title I, EIA/SCE and EIA/LEP.

 

View Agenda Form  

2.

The Office of Instruction & Curriculum requests approval for the purchase of Pacent’s Dynamic Math Solution setup and training at McPherson and Yountville Elementary Schools. Total cost is $19,278.72, funding from SPED ARRA, District Title 1 ARRA, and Site EIA/SCE.

 

View Agenda Form  

H.

Approval of Grant Award - A grant  in the amount of $220,000 has been awarded to Napa Valley Unified School District from the S.H. Cowell Foundation, to sustain reforms at McPherson Elementary School within a District English Learner Achievement Initiative.

 

View Cowell Foundation Award Letter and Agreement  

I.

Approval of Variable Term Waiver � This request is to require employees to complete and reach their credential goal.

 

View Agenda Form  

XV.

OLD BUSINESS

 

A.

Approval of High School Instructional Material � The Advisory Board of Curriculum recommends the following basic instructional material adoptions for high schools - Allon au-del� (for AP French � FL411, available in digital format); and the following supplemental instructional material adoption for the high schools �AP French: Preparing for the Language and Culture Examination (for AP French � FL411, available in digital format).

 

View Agenda Form   View Description  

B.

Approval to Award Contract - The Office of School Planning and Construction requests approval to award contract for security at Napa (SPC-13.19-08) and Vintage (SPC-13.20-08) High Schools. Bidding to open on August 9, 2011 at 10 am, recommendations will be brought as a table item to the Board meeting. Cost estimated at $525,000.00, funding from Measure G.

 

View Agenda Form  

XVI.

NEW BUSINESS

 

A.

Request Approval to Call for Bids - The Office of School Planning and Construction requests approval to call for bids for the second gymnasium at and schools.  GSM-18.5-11

View Agenda Form  

XVII.

SUPERINTENDENT/BOARD/STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COMMENTS

 

XIII.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

 

XIX.

ADJOURNMENT - Next Regular Meeting:  August 25, 2011

 

 In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if special assistance is needed to participate in this meeting, contact the District at 253-3511. Notification forty-eight hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. I HEREBY CERTIFY THE AGENDA FOR THE STATED MEETING WAS POSTED ON THE DISTRICT WEBSITE AND DISTRICT OFFICE AT NAPA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, 2425 Jefferson Street ON August 5, 2011.  nformational material is available for review: ww.nvusd.k12.ca.us or at the District Office Room 124.

 

 

Fran Carpenter, Recording Secretary,
NVUSD Board of Education

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