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Posted by: thepinetree on 08/28/2013 03:40 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 08/28/2013 03:44 AM
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Calaveras Unified School District Board To Meet in Rail Road Flat Sept. 3rd

Rail Road Flat, CA...Calaveras Unified School District Board agenda for the September 3, 2013 Board meeting is below. This meeting will be held at Rail Road Flat Elementary School. Closed session begins at 4:30 p.m. and open session begins at 5:30 p.m...





Any individual who requires disability-related accommodations, including auxiliary aids and services, in
order to participate in the board meeting, should contact the Superintendent in writing. (Gov. code
54953.2, 54954.1)
Members of the Public may request an item be placed on the agenda. The agenda request form is
available on the CUSD website, www.calaveras.k12.ca.us, under forms, public. Agenda requests must be
received at the District Office no later than 9:00 a.m., Monday, one week before the Board meeting.
Forms can also be requested by calling (209) 754-2300.
All Board meetings are tape recorded and kept for 30 days.
Regular Meeting
of the Board of Trustees
Tuesday,
September 3, 2013
Rail Road Flat Elementary School
298 Rail Road Flat Rd.
Rail Road Flat, CA 95248
4:30 P.M. – Closed Session
5:30 P.M. – Open Session
Closed Session – Following Open Session (Optional)
District Office (209) 754-2300
Fax: (209) 754-2215
BOARD MEMBERS:
Karan Bowsher
Evan Garamendi
Gregory Gustafson
Zerrall McDaniel
Sherri Reusche
Website:
www.calaveras.k12.ca.us
Mark Campbell
Superintendent
MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission of the Calaveras Unified School District is to provide all individuals with the tools needed to become lifelong learners who responsibly participate in our diverse society
(Please turn off cell phones prior to the start of the meeting)
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of the Agenda
Approve the September 3, 2013 agenda.
4. Announcement of Closed Session Items a) Conference with Labor Negotiator: Mark Campbell in regard to negotiations with CSEA
(Gov. Code 54957.6)
b) Conference with Labor Negotiator: Mark Campbell in regard to negotiations with CUEA (Gov. Code 54957.6)
c) Conference with Labor Negotiator: Mark Campbell in regard to negotiations with Management/Confidential/Supervisory (Gov. Code 54957.6)
CUSD BOARD AGENDA
September 3, 2013
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF CLOSED SESSION ITEMS - CONTINUED
d) Conference with Labor Negotiator: Mark Campbell in regard to negotiations with CASTA (Gov. Code 54957.6)
e) To Consider the Appointment, Employment, Evaluation of Performance, Discipline, or Dismissal of a Public Employee (Gov. Code 54957)
f) Student Discipline Matters (Gov. Code 54954.5)
1. AHP 2012-13-08
5. Public Comments
At this time, visitors may comment on closed session items appearing on the agenda. This is not the time for discussion or deliberation nor can action be taken by the Trustees or Superintendent unless the matter is placed on a subsequent agenda. Individual speakers shall be allowed three minutes to address the Board on each closed agenda item (BB 9323). The Board shall limit the total time for public input on each item to 20 minutes. If visitors wish to address issues listed on the agenda, they may do so at the time the item is addressed by the Board. Conduct of Hearing Session/Public Forum will be as follows, per Calaveras Unified School District Board Bylaw #9322.
6. Closed Session
7. Reconvene to Open Session
8. Pledge of Allegiance/Roll Call
9. Report of Action taken in Closed Session
10. Celebrations, Recognition and Announcements
Recognition of Staff, Students and Community
Recognition of staff, students and the community of Rail Road Flat.
11. Superintendent’s Comments
12. Public Comments
At this time, visitors may address issues that do not appear on the agenda. This is not the time for discussion or deliberation nor can action be taken by the Trustees or Superintendent unless the matter is placed on a subsequent agenda. Individual speakers shall be allowed three minutes to address the Board on each agenda or non-agenda item (BB 9323). The Board shall limit the total time for public input on each item to 20 minutes. If visitors wish to address issues listed on the agenda, they may do so at the time the item is addressed by the Board. Conduct of Hearing Session/Public Forum will be as follows, per Calaveras Unified School District Board Bylaw #9322.
13. Action or Items Removed from the Consent Agenda
CUSD BOARD AGENDA
September 3, 2013
3
14. CONSENT AGENDA:
Generally routine items are approved by one motion without discussion. The Superintendent or a Board member may request that an item be pulled from the consent agenda and voted on separately.
Motion: ___ Second: ___ Vote: ___
a. Approval of Minutes (pp 8-15)
1. August 20, 2013
b. Routine Personnel Report , September 3, 2013 (pp 16-17)
c. Approval, Vendor Warrant Listing
The Vendor Warrant Listing from August 13 through August 26, 2013 is presented for approval.
(A copy of this listing is available at the District Office and linked to this agenda on our website at www.calaveras.k12.ca.us.)
d. Approval of Bond Disbursements - No item presented
e. Donations (pg 18)
Donations to Calaveras Unified School District are presented for approval.
f. Service Contracts Under $500 Approved by the Business Department (pg 19)
The report of Service Contracts Less Than $500 approved by the Business Department is presented for Board review.
g. Agreement Between CUSD and Rusty’s Gunsmithing
Board approval is recommended for a service agreement between CUSD’s ROP Police Science at Calaveras High School and Rusty’s Gunsmithing, to store the ROP Police Science equipment off campus. The service is provided gratis.
h. Overnight Events/Field Trips
It is recommended the Board approve the following overnight events/field trips:
1. Relay for Life, Toyon Middle School
Approve overnight event for Toyon Middle School students to participate in the Relay for Life at the Bret Harte High School field on April 26 through 27, 2014. TMS teacher Dustyn will be on-site for 24-hours. Parents will drive students to the event. There is no cost.
2. San Andreas Elementary Science Camp
San Andreas Elementary’s 6th graders will attend Science Camp with Rail Road Flat and Mokelumne Hill Elementary students at Walker Creek Ranch in Petaluma, California, January 14 through 17, 2014. Transportation will be provided by CUSD school buses and teacher Shari Pargett will be a chaperone. This is paid through personal funding.
CUSD BOARD AGENDA
September 3, 2013
4
CONSENT AGENDA – CONTINUED
Overnight Events/Field Trips
3. Valley Springs Elementary Science Camp
Valley Springs Elementary 6th graders will attend science camp at Walker Creek Ranch in Petaluma, California, on January 14-17, 2014. Transportation will be provided by CUSD school buses and teacher Stacy Carter will chaperone. This is site funded.
4. Volleyball Overnight Event – Calaveras High School
The Calaveras High School’s volleyball team would like to have a sleepover on Tuesday, October 8, following their home volleyball match. It would take place in the Brown Gym and will occur from approximately 9:00 p.m. on October 8 through 8:00 a.m. on October 9, 2013. This is during fall break so no students or classes will be affected by this event. Teachers Cece Baseman and Mikki Koepp will chaperone.
5. Future Farmers of America (FFA) Events – Calaveras High School
a) Chapter Officer Leadership Conference
Eight students to attend FFA Chapter Officer Leadership Conference to gain skills and bring ideas back to the chapter. Hosted by the FFA Central Chapter on October 5-6, 2013. Transportation will be by the CHS school truck. Teachers Abigail Ferrell and Jason Weatherby will chaperone. Funded by FFA.
b) Made for Excellence and Advanced Leadership Academy
Twelve students to attend the Made for Excellence and Advanced Leadership Academy to assist students in gaining leadership skills, public speaking skills and more. This is hosted by the California FFA on February 7-8, 2014. Accommodations will be at a Hotel in Modesto. Transportation will be by the CHS school truck. Teachers Abigail Ferrell and Jason Weatherby will chaperone. Funded by FFA.
c) California State FFA Conference
Twelve students to attend the California State FFA Conference. They will attend workshops, sessions and experience all California FFA has to offer. This is hosted by the California FFA in Fresno on April 11-15, 2014. Accommodations will be in a motel. Transportation will be by the CHS school truck. Teachers Abigail Ferrell and Jason Weatherby will chaperone. Funded by FFA.
15. PERSONNEL (Mark Campbell, Superintendent)
a. Certificated Report (Lorraine Angel)
b. Classified Report (Patricia Jackson)
c. All Personnel
CUSD BOARD AGENDA
September 3, 2013
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PERSONNEL – CONTINUED
d. Classified Personnel
1) Tentative Agreement (TA) Between the District and the California School Employees’ Association (CSEA), Chapter 405
Requested Action: The Board of Education of the Calaveras Unified School District
conducts a public hearing and adopts the tentative agreement
and the related public disclosure documents (AB1200 Fiscal Disclosure attached – pp 20-24.)
Background: On August 8, 2013 the District and CSEA reached a Tentative Agreement for salary and benefits changes for the 2013-2016 CSEA Successor Agreement (pp 25-26). On August 22, 2013 CSEA ratified the Tentative Agreement. This will result in a $100 increase to the medical benefit cap for bargaining unit members who work 5.1 or more hours effective August 1, 2013. Bargaining unit members who are eligible for the full district-paid medical cap and participate in medical benefits will receive the difference between the member’s contribution and the district-paid cap, not to exceed the district-paid cap. A 1.7% salary increase to the classified and paraeducator salary schedules, Food Service III will be elevated from Range B to Range C, and other articles as defined in the attached tentative agreement.
PUBLIC HEARING OPENS: _______________p.m.
Any citizen may appear before the Board to provide comment on the ratification of the agreement
and/or approval of the AB1200 Fiscal Disclosure.
CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING: _______________p.m.
Motion to Certify the AB1200: ____________
Second:__________
Vote: ___________
Motion to ratify the TA between CUSD and CSEA for the 2013-2016 Successor Agreement:
_________________
Second: __________
Vote:____________
CUSD BOARD AGENDA
September 3, 2013
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PERSONNEL - CONTINUED
Classified Personnel - Continued
2) Approval of the CSEA 2013-14 Salary Schedule (pg 27)
Approve the 2013-14 CSEA Salary Schedule effective August 1, 2013.
3) Approve Salary Schedule for CSEA Paraeducators (pg 28)
Approve the CSEA 2013-14 Paraeducator Salary Schedule effective August 1, 2013.
e. Certificated Personnel
f. Management/Confidential/Supervisory
16. CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
a. Report from Director Lisa McInturf
OPEN PUBLIC HEARING: ___________p.m.
For the determination of Sufficiency of Student Access to Textbooks and/or Instructional Materials for the 2013/14 school year.
It is required a public hearing be held to determine the sufficiency of student access to textbooks and/or instructional materials for the 2013/14 school year.
CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING: ___________p.m.
b. Adoption, Resolution 2013/14-07, Determination of the Sufficiency of Student Access to Textbooks and/or Instructional Materials for the 2013/14 School Year (pp 29-30)
Recommend the Board of Trustees adopt Resolution 2013/14-07, Determination of the Sufficiency of Student Access to Textbooks and/or Instructional Materials for the 2013/14 school year.
Motion: ______ Second: ______ Vote: ______
17. BUSINESS
a. Approval of the 2013-14 Ag Incentive Grant Application (pp 31-33)
It is recommended the Board approval the 2013-14 Ag Incentive Grant application.
CUSD BOARD AGENDA
September 3, 2013
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18. POLICIES AND REGULATIONS
a. First Reading – Board Policies & Bylaws – No item presented
b. Second Readings/Adoptions – No item presented
19. Calendar of Events DATE EVENT September 4 TB Tests – District Office, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. September 6 Reading of TB Tests Results – District Office 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. September 14 Special Session CUSD Board Meeting 9:00 a.m. CUSD Board Room October 6 Family Fest at Dodasa Ranch, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Inquire at www.calaverasfamilyfest.com Tickets $15
20. Future Agenda Items
(Items will be placed on the agenda based upon Board consensus or a majority vote of the Board.)
21. Comments from Board Members
22. Next Meeting/Adjournment
The next regular meeting of the CUSD Board is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, 2013. Closed Session begins at 4:30 p.m. Open Session begins at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will be held at Mokelumne Hill Elementary School.
Dated: 08-27-13
Time Posted: 4:00 p.m.


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