TYPE: Board Meeting
DATE: 10/20/2020 TIME: 7:00 PM
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Public Participation
The Governor has declared a State of Emergency to exist in California as a result of the threat of COVID-19 (aka the "Coronavirus"). The Governor issued Executive Order N-25-20, which directs Californians to follow public health directives including canceling large gatherings. The Executive Order also allows local legislative bodies to hold meetings via conference calls while still satisfying state transparency requirements. The Governor has also issued Executive Order N-33-20, prohibiting people from leaving their homes or places of residence except to access necessary supplies and services or to engage in specified critical infrastructure employment. The Public's health and well-being are the top priority for the Board of Education of Lodi Unified School District ("District") and you are urged to take all appropriate health and safety precautions. To facilitate this process, the meeting of the Board will be available via GoToWebinar and YouTube. Modified Meeting Procedures During COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Pandemic REGULAR BOARD MEETING, October 20, 2020 If you wish to make a public comment regarding an item at this Regular Board Meeting, please follow these instructions: 1) A Google survey “sign up” will be open to members of the public 2) Speakers will fill in name. 3) Speakers are asked to attend the Board meeting virtually through the GoToWebinar invitation link on at the top of the agenda. 4) When it is time for the speakers to address the Board, their name will be called and the microphone on their GoToWebinar account will be activated. 5) Speakers should rename their GoToWebinar profile names to their real names to expedite this process. 6) After the comment has been given, the microphone for the speaker’s GoToWebinar profile will be muted. Info
Call to Order
Closed Session 6:00 p.m./Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m. Info
Public Comment on Closed Session Items
The public may comment on Closed Session agenda items prior to the Board adjourning to Closed Session. Info
Adjourn to Closed Session
Closed Session
Placement of Non-Public School Students (New) (Mr. Warren) Info/Action
K-12 Student Discipline Cases (Mr. Palmquist) Info
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) Name of Case: OAH Case No. 2020090172 Info/Action
Conference with Labor Negotiators (Mr. McKilligan) Mr. McKilligan, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel, will discuss, on an as-necessary basis, negotiations with Employee Group Representatives. Info/Action
Personnel Matters: Public Employee Appointment-Employment 1) Middle School Vice Principal; Public Employee Performance Evaluation, (Superintendent's Evaluation); Public Employee Discipline-Dismissal-Release (Mr. McKilligan) Info/Action
Reconvene Public Meeting
Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
Roll will be called and the President will lead in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Info
Report on Actions from Closed Session
The Board President will report on action taken in Closed Session. Info
National School Lunch Week - October 12-16, 2020 Info
National School Bus Safety Week - October 19-23, 2020 Info
Week of the School Administrator - October 11-17, 2020 Info
Superintendent and Staff Member Reports
Superintendent's Report Info
Comments from the Public
A 20-minute time period has been set aside for the public to address the Board on items NOT listed on the agenda. Each public speaker shall limit his/her comments to three (3) minutes, but is welcome to distribute any materials to Board and/or staff. Due to restrictions imposed by the California Brown Act regarding discussing topics that are not on the agenda, Board members may not engage in dialogue about the issue. Info
Comments from Board Members
Board Members are given the opportunity for comments. Info
Comments from Student Representatives
Student Representatives to present reports. Info
District Supports for Socio-Emotional Well-Being (Dr. Washer) Info
School Violence Prevention Program Grant Award (Dr. Washer) Info
Update on 2020-2021 School Year and Draft Plan for In-Person Instruction Under Health Orders (Dr. Washer) Info
Staff will Provide Information Regarding North Stockton On-Bill Financing (Mr. Kahn) Info
Staff Will Report on a Ray Road Joint Use Agreement and the Acampo Road Site Kitchen (Mr. Kahn) Info
Attendance & Enrollment Trends in Lodi Unified School District (Mr. Kahn) Info
Consent Agenda A - Routine Business Action
(Item A-2) Warrant Report (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-3) Changes to the Adopted Budget (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-4) Donations (Mr. Kahn) The Attached Listing Itemizes Donations for Lodi Unified School District from July 1, 2020 Through September 30, 2020 Action
(Item A-5) Notice of Completion for Public Works Projects Under the California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA) (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-6) Quarterly Report Pursuant to the Williams and Valenzuela Settlements. (Mr. Palmquist) Action
(Item A-8) Lodi Unified School District Contract Re-openers with Lodi Pupil Personnel Association (LPPA) for the 2020-21 year (Mr. McKilligan) The District is Publicly Declaring its Bargaining Re-Openers for the 2020-21 Year as Outlined in the Attachment. Action
(Item A-9) The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Requires Board of Education Approval to Assign Certificated Personnel According to EC 44256 (b), EC 44258.2, EC 44263, and T5 80020.4 (Mr. McKilligan) Action
(Item A-10) Change Vacant Sign Language Interpreter I Positions to Sign Language Interpreter II Positions to Better Meet Student Needs and Reduce Costs (Mr. Warren) Action
(Item A-11) Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 8, 2020 (Dr. Washer) Action
(Item A-12) Minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 15, 2020 (Dr. Washer) Action
(Item A-13) Minutes of the Special Meeting of September 23, 2020 (Dr. Washer) Action
(Item A-14) Minutes of the Special Meeting of October 5, 2020 (Dr. Washer) Action
Individual Action on Items Pulled from Consent Agenda A - Routine Business
(Item A-1) REVISED Contracts List (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-7) Resolution 2020-71 Application for Continued Funding for State Preschool from the California Department of Education (CDE) (Mr. McGregor) Action
Consent Agenda B - Student Discipline Cases Action
(Item B-1) Expulsion: Student # 20/21-12-01 Action
Individual Action on Items Pulled from Consent Agenda B - Student Matters
Other Action Items
(Item OAI-1) Lodi Unified Board of Education will Officially Receive the Charter School Renewal Petition from Aspire, Benjamin Holt Middle School, which Seeks to Renew the Charter from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2028 (Mr. McGregor) Info/Action
(Item OAI-2) Lodi Unified Board of Education will Officially Receive the Charter School Renewal Petition from Aspire, River Oaks Charter School, which Seeks to Renew the Charter from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2028 (Mr. McGregor) Info/Action
(Item OAI-3) Credential Waiver Application and Approval (Mr. McKilligan) The Board of Education will Consider Credential Waiver for Certificated Employees. Info/Action
(Item OAI-4) Proposed Business Services Position for Facilities and Risk Management as Part of a Reorganization Plan for the Maintenance & Operation Department (Mr. Kahn) Info/Action
(Item OAI-5) Resolution 2020-72 Board of Education of the Lodi Unified School District Prescribing the Terms and Authorizing the Issuance of the Election of 2006 Series 2020 Bonds (Mr. Kahn). This action will approve forms of and authorize the execution and delivery of a paying agent agreement, a bond purchase agreement, a continuing disclosure certificate, and an official statement; authorize distribution of the official statement; and authorize execution of necessary certificates. Info/Action
Personnel Matters
Approval of Certificated and Classified Personnel Matters (Mr. McKilligan) Info/Action
Comments from Employee Group Representatives Info
Comments from the Superintendent Info
Board Advisory Committee Reports
Board Members will report on discussions from various Board Advisory/Subcommittee meetings. Info
Closed Session (continued if necessary)
Americans with Disabilities Act
The meeting is being conducted via GoToWebinar and YouTube and will be made accessible to members of the public seeking to attend and to address the Board through these means, except that members of the public seeking to attend and to address the Board who require reasonable accommodations to access the meeting, based on disability or other reasons, should contact the following person at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of a Regular meeting to make arrangements for such reasonable accommodations: M. Armstrong, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, Superintendent's Office at 209-331-7004 or, 1305 East Vine Street, Lodi, CA 95240 Info
Posted by 5:00 p.m., October 14, 2020, on the District's website at (Board of Education: Electronic School Board), and at the James Areida Education Support Center, 1305 East Vine Street, Lodi, CA 95240. Info
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