Mountain View Whisman School District

Board of Trustees - Regular Meeting


1400 Montecito Avenue

January 23, 2020

6:00 PM

(Live streaming available at www.mvwsd.org)

 


As a courtesy to others, please turn off your cell phone upon entering.

 

Under Approval of Agenda, item order may be changed. All times are approximate.

The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m.

A.Pledge
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by the students of Bubb Elementary School. 
B.Roll Call

Present: Blakely, Conley, Gutierrez, Wheeler, Wilson

Absent: 

C.Approval of Agenda
A motion was made by Ellen Wheeler and seconded by Laura Blakely to approve all items on the agenda, as presented.

Ayes: Blakely, Conley, Gutierrez, Wheeler, Wilson

I.SCHOOL SHOWCASE - Bubb Elementary School

Principal Cyndee Nguyen and students of Bubb Elementary School shared its mission to inspire, empower, and prepare every student with their Big and Little Buddies program. 

II.OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE BOARD CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE CLOSED SESSION AGENDA

The following member of the public addressed the Board of Trustees:

  • Steven Nelson, regarding Superintendent Evaluation, writeup submitted
III.CLOSED SESSION (6:15 p.m.)

The meeting was adjourned to Closed Session at 6:15 p.m.

A.Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Superintendent
B.Potential Litigation
C.Negotiations
1.Conference with Labor Negotiators (Government Code 54957.6)

Agency designated representatives:   Ayindé Rudolph, Carmen Ghysels, Swati Dagar, Acantha Ellard, Ryan Santiago, Jonathan Pearl

Employee Organization:  Mountain View Educators Association

2.Negotiations with California School Employees Association

Agency designated representatives:   Ayindé Rudolph, Carmen Ghysels, Swati Dagar, Acantha Ellard, Ryan Santiago, Jonathan Pearl

Employee Organization: California School Employees Association

D.Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release
IV.RECONVENE OPEN SESSION (7:30 p.m)

The meeting was reconvened at 7:47 p.m.

 

 

A.Closed Session Report
Ms. Wilson reported that no action was taken in Closed Session. 
V.CONSENT AGENDA
All items on the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be approved in one motion. If discussion is required, items may be removed for separate consideration.
A motion was made by Devon Conley and seconded by Ellen Wheeler to approve all items on the Consent Agenda, as presented.

Ayes: Blakely, Conley, Gutierrez, Wheeler, Wilson

A.Personnel Report
1.Personnel Report to the Board of Trustees
B.Minutes
1.Minutes for January 9, 2020
C.Contracts
1.Contract(s) for Ratification or Review
D.Graham Middle School Book Discard
E.Approval of Payroll Report and Accounts Payable Warrant List for the Month of December 2019
F.Award of Contract to Terramark General Engineering for the Landels Elementary School New Play Structure Project
G.School Accountability Report Cards (SARC)
H.Kenneth Slater New Campus Increment 1 Project, Change Order No. 4 – Rodan Builders, Inc.
I.Notice of Completion – Theuerkauf Elementary School Increment 2 Project
J.Notice of Completion – District Monument Signs at Various Sites Project
K.Quarterly Report on Williams Uniform Complaints
L.Measure B Parcel Tax Oversight Committee Member
VI.COMMUNICATIONS
A.Employee Organizations

No member of the employee organizations were present to address the Board of Trustees.

B.District Committees

No report at this time.

C.Superintendent

Dr. Rudolph congratulated Ms. Arline Siam in her new position as Principal of Huff Elementary School.

VII.COMMUNITY COMMENTS

The following member of the public addressed the Board of Trustees:

  • Steven Nelson, Stevenson Segregation/Enrollment policy change 
VIII.REVIEW AND ACTION
A.Developer Mitigation Agreement with The Sobrato Organization (1255 Pear Avenue/North Bayshore Precise Plan)
A motion was made by Jose Gutierrez and seconded by Ellen Wheeler to approve the Developer Mitigation Agreement with The Sobrato Organization (1255 Pear Avenue/North Bayshore Precise Plan), as presented.

Ayes: Blakely, Conley, Gutierrez, Wheeler, Wilson

IX.REVIEW AND DISCUSSION
A.2018-2019 Financial Audit Report (20 minutes)
The Board of Trustees heard the 2018-2019 Financial Report presented by Christy White & Associates.
B.2018-2019 Measure G Bond Program Financial and Performance Audit Report (20 minutes)
The Board of Trustees heard the 2018-2019 Measure G Bond Program Audit Report presented by Christy White & Associates.
X.BOARD UPDATES

Ms. Wheeler:

1.     Attended the regular informal monthly lunch of the Santa Clara County School Boards Association.

2.     Attended the January meeting of Strong Start at the Santa Clara County Office of Education.

3.     Attended the January meeting of the PACT Foundation at Stevenson School.

4.     Attended the January Budget Workshop hosted by Capitol Advisors Group at the SCCOE.

5.     Attended the January meeting of the SCCSBA which featured a report by Superintendent Dr. Mary Ann Dewan on “The State of Santa Clara County Schools.”

 

XI.ITEMS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS - Special Education Update

The following member of the public addressed the Board:

  • Steven Nelson
XII.FUTURE BOARD MEETING DATES
A.Future Board Meeting Dates

January 23, 2020 - SARC approval, audit reports

February 6, 2020 - Governor's 2020-21 Budget

March 5, 2020 - 2nd Interim Report

XIII.ADJOURNMENT (8:30 p.m.)
The meeting was adjourned at 8:31 p.m.

NOTICES FOR AUDIENCE MEMBERS

 

1. 

RECORDING OF MEETINGS:

The open session will be video recorded and live streamed on the District's website (www.mvwsd.org).

 

2.

CELL PHONES:

As a courtesy to others, please turn off your cell phone upon entering. 

 

3. 

FRAGRANCE SENSITIVITY:

Persons attending Board meetings are requested to refrain from using perfumes, colognes or any other products that might produce a scent or chemical emission. 

 

4.

SPECIAL ASSISTANCE FOR ENGLISH TRANSLATION/INTERPRETATION:

The Mountain View Whisman School District is dedicated to providing access and communication for all those who desire to attend Board meetings. Anyone planning to attend a Board meeting who requires special assistance or English translation or interpretation is asked to call the Superintendent's Office at (650) 526-3552 at least 48 hours in advance of the time and date of the meeting.

 

El Distrito Escolar de Mountain View Whisman esta dedicado a proveer acceso y comunicacion a todas las personas que deseen asistir a las reuniones de la Junta. Se pide que aquellas personas que planean asistir a esta reunion y requieren de asistencia especial llamen a la Oficina del Superintendente al (650) 526-3552 con por lo menos 48 horas de anticipacion del horario y fecha de esta reunion, para asi poder coordinar los arreglos especiales.

 

5.DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY:
Documents provided to a majority of the Governing Board regarding an open session item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the District Office, located at 1400 Montecito Avenue during normal business hours. 

Los documentos que se les proveen a la mayoria de los miembros de la Mesa Directiva sobre los temas en la sesion abierta de este orden del dia estaran disponibles para la inspeccion publica en la Oficina del Distrito, localizada en el 1400 Montecito Avenue durante las horas de oficinas regulares.