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MDUSD on Monday to receive public input on strategic plan priorities, hear solar report and discuss November ballot initiatives

By Theresa Harrington
Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 9:10 pm in Education, Mt. Diablo school district.

For blog readers who are interested in commenting on Monday’s board meeting, I have posted the agenda below. Highlights include an early meeting to allow the public to prioritize the strategic plan, a special report on the district’s solar projects and the possible endorsement of Prop. 30 (Gov. Brown’s initiative, which is backed by teachers’ unions) or Prop. 38 (Molly Munger’s initiative, which is backed by the state PTA, including Trustee Linda Mayo):

“1.0 Call to Order
1.1 President will call the meeting to order. Info
1.2 Board Member Lynne Dennler will participate via teleconference from 27 Hui Drive, Lahaina, HI Info
2.0 Announcements
2.1 In closed session, the Board will consider the items listed on the closed session agenda. Info
3.0 Public Comment
3.1 The public may address the Board concerning items that are scheduled for discussion during closed session only. These presentations are limited to three minutes each, or a total of thirty minutes for all speakers or the three minute limit may be shortened. Speakers are not allowed to yield their time. Info
4.0 Adjourn to Closed Session at 6:00 p.m.
4.1 Negotiations – The Board may discuss negotiations or provide direction to its representatives regarding represented employees, pursuant to EERA (Govt. Code Section 3549.1) Agency negotiators: Julie Braun Martin and Deborah Cooksey. Agencies: MDEA, CSEA, Local One M&O, Local One CST, MDSPA, and Supervisory. Action
4.2 Anticipated Litigation Info
4.3 Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Complaint Info

5.0 Community Meeting
5.1 Open Community Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Info
5.2 Public Priortization on Strategic Plan Info
5.3 Adjourn Community Input Meeting at 7:00 p.m. Info

6.0 Reconvene Open Session
6.1 Reconvene Open Session at 7:00 p.m. Info
7.0 Preliminary Business
7.1 Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call Info
8.0 Report Out Action Taken in Closed Session
8.1 Report of Closed Session September 10, 2012 Info
8.2 Negotiations Info
8.3 Anticipated litigation Info
8.4 Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Complaint Info

9.0 Consent Agenda
Action
9.1 (Item #1) Items listed under Consent Agenda are considered routine and will be approved/adopted by a single motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items; however, any item may be removed from the consent agenda upon the request of any member of the Board and acted upon separately. Action
9.2 (Item #2) Minutes of the meeting of August 20, 2012 Action
9.3 Item #3) Recommended Action for Certificated Personnel Action
9.4 (Item #4) Request to increase Full Time Equivalent (FTE) for the 2012-2013 school year. Action
9.5 (Item #5) Saint Mary’s College of California Student Placement Agreement with Mt. Diablo Unified School District Action
9.6 (Item #6) California State University, Chico Internship Agreement with Mt. Diablo Unified School District Action
9.7 (Item #7) Samuel Merritt University Student Teaching Agreement with Mt. Diablo Unified School District Action
9.8 (Item #8) Approval of Provisional Intership Permit (PIP) Request Action
9.9 (Item #9) Recommended Action for Classified Personnel Action
9.10 (Item #10) Classified Personnel: Create an Instructional Assistant-Computer Position for Mountain View Elementary School Action
9.11 (Item #11) Award of Inspector of Record (Project Inspector) Contract Action
9.12 (Item #12) Clayton Valley Charter High School: Measure C High School Project List Action
9.13 (Item #13) Final Change Order: Fix Painting Company: Exterior Painting of Ygnacio Valley High School Action
9.14 (Item #14) Notice of Completion for Bid #1607/C-911 Action
9.15 (Item #15) Contract Amendment: PHd Architects: Modification of Auto/Metal Shop at Northgate High School-’Project Lead the Way’ Engineering Pathway Action
9.16 (Item #16) Contract Amendment: PHd Architects: Design Modifications Required to facilitate Use of District Pre-Checked (PC) Design as a Kindergarten Classroom. Action
9.17 (Item #17) Approve Independent Service Contract with Dr. Adria Klein for Staff Development in Literacy at Meadow Homes Elementary School Action
9.18 (Item #18) Award of Design Services Contract For Stadium Improvement Project at College Park High School Action
9.19 (Item #19) Award of Inspector of Record (Project Inspector) Contract for Interim Housing Installation at Mt. Diablo High School Action
9.20 (Item #20) Award of Inspector of Record (Project Inspector) Contract Action
9.21 (Item #21) Funding Source Correction: Award of Lease/Leaseback Agreement for Construction of New Chemistry Buildings Action
9.22 (Item #22) Approve contract/purchase order with Beyond the Words, Inc. for the services of Educational Interpreters for the Deaf for school year 2012-2013 Action
9.23 (Item #23) Approve contract increase to independent service contract with Kristin Obrinsky, Physical Therapist Action
9.24 (Item #24) Approval of master contract between Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) and Progressus Therapy Services to provide District-Wide Occupational/Physical Therapy Services for the 2012-2013 school year and 2012-2013 Extended School Year Program. Action
9.25 (Item #25) Increase Contract between Mt. Diablo School District (MSUSD) and Maxim Services, Non Public Agency (NPA) for the 2012-2013 school year Action
9.26 (Item #26) Increase purchase order between Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) and Speech Pathology Group for Speech and Language services for the 2012-2013 School Year Action
9.27 (Item #27) Contract with Center for Human Development (CHD) Action
9.28 (Item #28) Approval of Independent Service Contract with Dr. Cynthia Peterson Action

10.0 Consent Items Pulled for Discussion

11.0 Public Comment

11.1 The public may address the Board regarding any item within the jurisdiction of the Board of Education of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District that is not on this agenda. These presentation are limited to three minutes each, or a total of thirty minutes for all speakers, or the three minute limit may be shortened. If there are multiple speakers on any one subject, the public comment period may be moved to the end of the meeting. Speakers are not allowed to yield their time. Info

12.0 Communications
12.1 District Organizations – At regular Board meetings, a single spokesperson of each recognized district organization may make a brief presentation following the Consent Agenda. Items are limited to those which are informational. Info

13.0 Reports/Information
13.1 Solar Project Progress Report – Bill Kelly Info

14.0 Superintendent’s Report
14.1 Superintendent’s Report Info

15.0 Business/Action Items
15.1 Appointment of Administrator, Necessary Small High School/Vice Principal Action
15.2 Appointment of Coordinator, Student/Community Services 9-12 Action
15.3 Appointment of Coordinator, Student/Community Services 9-12 Action
15.4 Appointment of Coordinator, Student Services 6-8 Action
15.5 Appointment of Program Specialist/Special Education Action
15.6 Certification of the District’s 2011-2012 Unaudited Actual Financial Report Action
15.7 Resolution # 12/13-05 Adopting the District’s 2011-2012 GANN Appropriations Limit Action
15.8 Approve 2012-2013 Interagency Agreement #74-371-3 between MDUSD and Contra Costa County Services, Mental Health Division Action
15.9 Approve Interagency agreement between Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) and Contra Costa Health Services, Mental Health Division Action
15.10 Board Resolution in Support of Proposition 30 Action
15.11 Board Resolution in Support of Proposition 38 Action
15.12 2012-13 Mandate Block Grant Letter of Intent Action
15.13 Board Action Progress Report Info
15.14 Amendment to BP 2140(a) Evaluation of the Superintendent Info
15.15 Meeting Extension Action
16.0 Board Member Reports
16.1 Board reports – two minute time limit Info

17.0 Closed Session
17.1 Items not completed during the first Closed Session will be carried over to this closed session. Action
18.0 Adjournment
18.1 Adjourn Meeting Info”

What do you think is the most interesting item on Monday’s agenda?

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