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Previous MeetingDecember 15, 2014 08:00 AM
Regular Board Meeting
Mill Valley School District Office
411 Sycamore Avenue

 

  
Preliminary Information

PUBLIC SESSION - 8:00AM

Board of Trustees
Robin Moses, President; Leslie Wachtel, Vice-President/Clerk; Bob Jacobs, Todd May, Marco Pardi

District Administration
Paul Johnson, Superintendent; Michele Rollins, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent/Business Services; Andee Abramson, Director of Student Support Services; Jim Bowlby, Director of Technology; Forrest Corson, Director of Maintenance & Operations; Wendy Holmes, Director of Curriculum & Instruction


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
A.  CALL TO ORDER   
Unfold B.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA & BOARD PRESIDENT’S OPENING REMARKS   
         
1. Approval of Agenda & Board Meeting Primer      (V)  
Unfold C.  COMMUNICATIONS TO THE BOARD   
         
1. Public Comment     
  The Board recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues, and provides this time for members of the audience to address the Board on any school-related matter not on this agenda.  The Board can take no action at this time.  Each speaker is requested to identify him/herself prior to addressing the Board and will be heard for up to three (3) minutes.  The presiding officer of the Board shall determine, based on time constraints of the Board, whether some time less than three (3) minutes shall be allocated to individual speakers.
Unfold D.  ANNUAL ORGANIZATION MEETING   
         
1. Election of President by Board of Trustees      (V)  
  Superintendent Johnson will conduct election of Board President.
         
2. Election of Vice-President/Clerk      (V)  
  The newly-elected Board President will conduct an election for Vice-President/Clerk of the Board.
         
3. Election of Trustee Representative/Member, Marin County School Boards Association      (V)  
  Board President will conduct election of Trustee Representative/Member to the Marin County School Boards Association.
         
4. Resolution #9-14/15: Authorization to Sign on Behalf of Board      (V)  
  Resolution authorizing Board President and Vice-President/Clerk to sign on behalf of the Board from December 11, 2014-June 30, 2015.
         
5. Governing Board Liaisons and Committee Assignments for 2015      (D)  
  Announcement of Trustee liaison and committee assignments for 2015; presented by Board President.
Unfold E.  BUDGET REPORT   
         
1. Budget Report      (D)  
  Presented by Superintendent Paul Johnson and Assistant Superintendent - Business Services, Michele Rollins, Ed.D.
F.  BOARD MEMBER REPORTS & COMMENTS   
G.  SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT   
Unfold H.  APPROVAL of CONSENT AGENDA   
         
1. Consent Agenda Approval      (V)  
  The purpose of the Consent Agenda is to act upon routine matters in an expeditious manner. Items listed are considered routine and acted upon in one motion.  It is understood that Administration recommends approval of all Consent Agenda items. There is no discussion of items, unless a Board member requests removal of an item for placement on the Regular Agenda.  Each item shall be deemed to have been considered in full and adopted as recommended.
Unfold I.  CONSENT AGENDA   
         
1. Minutes      (C)  
  Approval of minutes from meeting held on November 13, 2014.
         
2. Warrants      (C)  
  These are the methods by which the district pays its bills.
Warrants: 20070739 - 20070788 dated 10/22/14 - $158,090.94; 20073028 - 20073052 dated 11/12/14 - $54,761.29; 20073304 - 20073331 dated 11/13/14 - $47,944.52; 20073549 - 20073580 dated 11/19/14 - $51,164.93; 20074506 - 20075698 dated 11/26/14 - $490,672.22; 20075040 - 20075065 dated 12/3/14 - $46,005.51; 20075420 - 20075452 dated 12/5/14 - $67,502.02.
         
3. Payroll Certifications      (C)  
  Payroll Certifications: November Mid Miscellaneous dated 11/12/14 - $3,180.32; November End of Month dated 11/19/14 - $2,143,428.39; December Mid Month dated 12/5/14 - $70,806.96.
         
4. Personnel Agenda      (C)  
  Personnel Agenda #1415-5
         
5. Gifts to the Mill Valley School District      (C)  
         
6. Avid4 Adventure Summer Lease Agreement      (C)  
  Avid4 Adventure Summer Lease Agreement at Mill Valley Middle School June 22, 2015 through August 14, 2015.
         
7. Steve and Kate's Camp, LLC Property Lease Agreement for Summers 2015-2019.      (C)  
  Summer lease for Steve and Kate's Camp, LLC at Tam Valley from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2019.
J.  REGULAR AGENDA   
Unfold K.  BUSINESS & FINANCIAL MATTERS   
         
1. Approval of Budget Revision and 2014-15 First Interim Financial Reports.      (D)  (V)  
  Presentation of the 2014-15 Budget Revision and First Interim Financial Reports by Assistant Superintendent, Business Services Michele Rollins.
Unfold L.  BUILDINGS & GROUNDS   
         
1. Professional Services Contract for Facilities Needs Assessment for Long-Term Viability of the Mill Valley Middle School      (D)  (V)  
  Award and approval of professional services contract for the Facilities Needs Assessment for Long-Term Viability of the Mill Valley Middle School.
Unfold M.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
1. Public Comment - Opportunity for public to comment on Closed Session Item(s).     
         
2. Recess to Closed Session - Board to consider and/or take action on any of the following.      (D)  (V)  
  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION: Significant exposure to litigation (Gov. Code §54956.9(b) five cases.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE/AND/OR/REASSIGNMENT (Gov. Code §54957)

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code §54957.6)
Agency Negotiators: Superintendent Paul Johnson; Assistant Superintendent - Business Services Michele Rollins, Ed.D.
Employee Organizations: California School Employees Association (CSEA) - Ch. 360; Mill Valley Teachers Association (MVTA)
N.  RECONVENE & REPORT OUT   
O.  ADJOURNMENT   

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Assistance will be provided to those requiring accommodations for disabilities in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Interested persons must request accommodations at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 415/389-7705.

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