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Previous MeetingJanuary 14, 2015 07:00 PM
Regular Board Meeting
District Office Board Room
4411 Mountain Lakes Blvd.
Redding, CA 96003

 

  
Preliminary Information

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Gateway Unified School District will make available to the public who has a disability, any needed modification or accommodation in order for that person to participate in the public meeting. Contact the District Office at (530) 245-7908 at least one (1) week prior to the scheduled meeting.

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6:00 p.m. - Closed Session: District Office Board Conference Room

7:00 p.m. - Open Session: District Office Board Room

Public Comments for Items Listed on the Agenda: Persons who wish to address the Board for items listed on the agenda, are asked to complete the Speaker Card provided and hand it to the Board of Trustees' secretary prior to the formal opening of the meeting.

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GOALS

  1. Gateway Unified School District will work in partnership with parents and the community to assure that all students meet or exceed state standards. Developing and sustaining high performing schools for all PreK-12 students to graduate career and college ready without remediation.
  2. Gateway Unified School District students/staff will learn and work in a safe, supportive and caring environment.
  3. Gateway Unified School District will engage with the community to meet the District's Mission and Vision.
  4. Gateway Unified School District will ensure that the work force is highly qualified and well trained.
  5. Gateway Unified School District will provide and maintain facilities and grounds that enhance student learning and accommodate student capacity.
  6. Gateway Unified School District will be fiscally accountable to the public and will allocate resources based on Board Goals.

Providing Excellence in Learning: Every Student, Every Day

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(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  Formal Opening Call to Order by Presiding Officer   
         
a. Time:     
Unfold 2.  Roll Call - Closed Session   
         
a. Governing Board     
  Debbie Bourne, Board Member
Lynn Giovannoni, Board Member
Karl Janulewicz, Board Member
Phil Lewis, Board Member
Dale Wallace, Board Member
James M. Harrell, Superintendent & Secretary to the Board
Unfold 3.  Approval of Closed Session Agenda (Action Item)   
         
a. Approve the Closed Session Agenda as presented      (V)  
Unfold 4.  Public Comment   
         
a. Closed Session Items     
  Under this item, the public is invited to address the Board regarding items that are listed on the Closed Session agenda. Speakers are limited to three minutes each. The Board is not allowed under the law to take action on matters that are not listed on the agenda.
Unfold 5.  Recess to Closed Session   
         
a. With respect to every item of business discussed in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code §54957.6:     
  Negotiations with GTA/CTA, CSEA and unrepresented employee(s); District negotiators: James M. Harrell, Superintendent and/or Legal Counsel
         
b. With respect to every item of business discussed in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(a):     
  Confer with Legal Counsel regarding Shasta County Superior Court cases number: 178412, 167034 & 170167 and Eastern District of California case number: 2:10-CV-00981
         
c. With respect to every item of business discussed in Closed Session pursuant to Education Code §48918:     
  Student Discipline
Unfold 6.  Reconvene to Open Session (Open to the Public)   
         
a. The meeting will be held in the District Office Board Room     
Unfold 7.  Call to Order   
         
a. Time:     
Unfold 8.  Flag Salute   
         
a. Pledge led by:     
Unfold 9.  Roll Call - Open Session   
         
a. Governing Board     
  Debbie Bourne, Board Member
Lynn Giovannoni, Board Member
Karl Janulewicz, Board Member
Phil Lewis, Board Member
Dale Wallace, Board Member
James M. Harrell, Superintendent & Secretary to the Board
Unfold 10.  Approval of the Agenda (Action Item)   
         
a. Approval of the Open Session Agenda as presented      (V)  
Unfold 11.  Announcement of any Reportable Actions Taken in Closed Session   
         
a. With respect to every item of business discussed in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code §54957.6:     
  Negotiations with GTA/CTA, CSEA and unrepresented employee(s); District negotiators: James M. Harrell, Superintendent and/or Legal Counsel
         
b. With respect to every item of business discussed in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(a):     
  Confer with Legal Counsel regarding Shasta County Superior Court cases number: 178412, 167034 & 170167 and Eastern District of California case number: 2:10-CV-00981
         
c. With respect to every item of business discussed in Closed Session pursuant to Education Code §48918:     
  Student Discipline
Unfold 12.  Special Business (Information Items)   
         
a. Employee Recognition "You Make The Difference"      (D)  
 

Buckeye School of the Arts
- Tonya Rogers, Teacher
- Brenda Licon, Clerk Typist
 

         
b. Student Recognition      (D)  
  Shasta Lake School
- Simplicidy Nogle, 5th Grade
Unfold 13.  Public Request to Address the Board   
         
a. Public Request to Address the Board Regarding Education Reform      (D)  
  - Gary Hollanhan
- Beverly Banghart
- Tracee Mann
- Richard Gallardo
Unfold 14.  Public Comment for Items Not Listed on the Agenda   
         
a. Items Not Listed on the Agenda     
 

Under this item, the public is invited to address the Board regarding items that are not listed on the agenda. Speakers are limited to three minutes each. The Board is not allowed under the law to take action on matters that are not listed on the agenda.

Unfold 15.  Items of Interest/Communications (Information Items)   
         
a. Receive Annual Certification (EC 42141) from Shasta-Trinity Schools Insurance Group Regarding Worker’s Compensation      (D)  
  Pursuant to EC 42141, each member district shall advise its Governing Board if there is an estimated unfunded liability for Worker's Compensation.  The Shasta-Trinity Schools Insurance Group JPA does have total assets sufficient to pay the Workers' Compensation self-insured claims and therefore has no unfunded liabilities.
         
b. Rocky Point Charter School Response to District Objections: 2015-2016 Proposition 39      (D)  
Unfold 16.  Student Board Representative Reports (Information Items)   
         
a. Central Valley High School Student Reports      (D)  
  Colby Corcoran, Senior
Sabrina Saechao, Junior
Unfold 17.  Staff Reports (Information Items)   
         
a. Classified Staff Representative      (D)  
  Classified School Employees Association (CSEA) Update
         
b. Certificated Staff Representative      (D)  
  Gateway Teachers' Association (GTA) Update
         
c. Site Administrators & Directors      (D)  
  School Site and Department Updates
Unfold 18.  Consent (Action Items)   
         
a. Approval of the December 17, 2014 Special Board Meeting Minutes      (V)  (C)  
         
b. Approval of the December 10, 2014 Special Board Meeting Minutes      (V)  (C)  
         
c. Approval of the December 10, 2014 Regular Board Meeting Minutes      (V)  (C)  
         
d. Approval of the Personnel Report         (V)  (C)  
         
e. Approval of the College Connection students for the spring of 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
f. Discussion and action to approve the Revision to the Non-Represented Unit Salary Schedule, Confidential Position and Job Description:      (V)  
  Administrative Assistant Instructional Services (261 days)
         
g. Receive the Quarterly Report on Williams Uniform Complaints (Education Code §35816)      (V)  (C)  
  Period: October 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014
         
h. Approval of the Budget Revisions: December 10, 2014 through January 7, 2015      (V)  (C)  
         
i. Approval of Warrants through January 7, 2015      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 19.  New Business (Discussion and/or Action Items)   
         
a. Presentation of the District's 2013-14 Financial Statements and Supplementary Information with Independent Auditors' Report      (D)  
  Presented by shareholder Taen Saeteurn of Matson & Isom, Certified Public Accountants
         
b. Presentation of the District's 2013-2014 Proposition 39 and Measure G General Obligation Bond Performance Audit Report      (D)  
  Presented by shareholder Taen Saeturn of Matson & Isom, Certified Public Accountants
         
c. Approval of Resolution #14-15-17 Authorizing the Private Sale of Personal Property of the District Pursuant to Education Code Section 17546      (D)  (V)  
  Surplus: iPad 2's and iPod 4's
         
d. Approval of Resolution #14-15-18 Dedicating the Small Gymnasium at Central Valley High School in Honor of Don Spurgeon      (D)  (V)  
         
e. Discussion and action to approve the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Agreement between the Gateway Unified School District and the California School Employees' Association (CSEA) Gateway Chapter #696      (D)  (V)  
  This agreement concludes the negotiations between the Gateway Unified School District and the California School Employees' Association (CSEA) Gateway Chapter #696 for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school year.
         
f. Discussion and action to approve the Waiver Request for Allowance of Attendance due to Emergency Conditions      (D)  (V)  
  Schools were closed district wide on December 11, 2014 due to severe weather and power outages.
Unfold 20.  Measure G Bond Fund Update (Information Item)   
         
a. Measure G Bond Fund Update through January 7, 2015         (D)  
Unfold 21.  Change Orders/Invoices (Action Items)   
         
a. There were no Change Orders/Invoices submitted at the time the agenda was posted.     
Unfold 22.  Request for Payments (Information Items)   
         
a. There were no Request for Payments submitted at the time the agenda was posted.     
Unfold 23.  District Reports (Information Item)   
         
a. Superintendent James M. Harrell      (D)  
  District Update
         
b. Governing Board Members      (D)  
  Board of Trustees Report
Unfold 24.  Recess to Closed Session (If Necessary)   
         
a. Time:     
         
b. Reconvene to Open Session - Time:     
         
c. Announcement of Any Reportable Action Taken in Closed Session:      (V)  
Unfold 25.  Adjournment (Action Item)   
         
a. Motion/Time:      (V)  

More
Copies of the agenda may be reviewed at each school site, as well as on the Gateway Unified School District website at www.gateway-schools.org under the Governance heading/Agenda & Minutes link. Copies of the agenda, complete with backup materials, may be reviewed at the Gateway Unified School District Office, 4411 Mountain Lakes Blvd., Redding, CA 96003, during the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

 




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