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Regular Board Meeting
Calexico USD
June 20, 2019 5:00PM
District Administrative Board Room 901 Andrade Ave. Calexico, CA 92231

A. OPENING ITEMS
A.1. Call to Order
A.2. Pledge of Allegiance
B. PUBLIC COMMENTS (CLOSED SESSION ITEMS ONLY)
C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONVENING INTO CLOSED SESSION
D. CLOSED SESSION
D.1. Student Discipline (Education Code Section 48918), Cases #181914, 181915 and 181916 Consideration of Recommendations of Student DisciplinesConfidential agenda item.
D.2. Public Employee Appointments & Employments (Government Code Section 54957) All positions included in Certificated & Classified Employment Reports
D.3. Public Employee(s)/Discipline(s)/Dismissal(s)/Release(s)Non-reelection(s)/Non-renewal(s)/Resignation(s)/Reassignment(s)/Transfer(s)/Employments/Leaves of Absence (Government Code Section 54957)
D.4. Negotiations: Conference w/District Labor Negotiators (Government Code Section 54957.6)
Negotiator: Carlos R. Gonzales, Superintendent: ACT/CSEA/Unrepresented/Management

E. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION-Approximate time: 6pm
F. ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION(S) TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
G. COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC-The Board will take any and all comments from the public related to an item on the agenda or any other item of District business that is not on the agenda.
H. PRESENTATIONS
H.1. Pastor Frank Zazueta Recognition-Mural Paintings
Speaker:
Carlos R. Gonzales, Superintendent
H.2. Multiple Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) Presentation
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Attachments:
MTSS Presentation
H.3. New Local Educational Plan (LEA) Overview
Speaker:
Claudia Montano, Director
Attachments:
Presentation
I. CONSENT AGENDA - all items appearing will be acted upon by one motion, without discussion, unless any item is pulled for separate consideration and action.
I.1. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of June 6, 2019.
Speaker:
Carlos R. Gonzales, Superintendent
Attachments:
June 6, 2019 Board Minutes
I.2. Acceptance of Donation of a Used Vehicle from Lucio Padilla Jr. for Calexico High School Auto Shop.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
A used vehicle is being donated to CHS Auto Shop from Lucio Padilla Jr.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form
I.3. Acceptance of Donation of a Used Vehicle from Juanita Pierson for Calexico High School Auto Shop.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
A used vehicle is being donated to CHS Auto Shop from Juanita Pierson.
 
Attachments:
Donation Form
I.4. Varsity Volleyball Team to Attend the Prime Sports Volleyball Tournament on August 30-31, 2019 in San Diego, CA.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
• 2 head coaches (Yvanna Franco & Cami Sturdevant) will attend. • 12 Calexico High School Varsity Volleyball athletes will attend. • This will allow the varsity volleyball team to be exposed to a variety of skill level volleyball athletes to compete against. • This will allow the volleyball team to compete at a higher level of competition. • This will allow for college coaches to see our volleyball team athletes compete and they will get exposure to possible college recruitments.
 
Financial Impact:
FUNDING: Athletics • Hotel (Lodging): 4 rooms (3 for student athletes, 1 for coaches)- $721.05 • Transportation: 2 district vans x 236miles round trip = 472 miles total. / 472 miles x .57cents per mile = $269.00 • Tournament Entrance Fee: $300 (Volleyball Athletics Account) Total Amount: $1,290.05
Attachments:
Prime Sports Tourny
I.5. Varsity Volleyball Team to Attend the 17th Annual Field Level Southern California Invitational Tournament on October 11-12, 2109 in San Diego, CA.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
• 2 head coaches (Yvanna Franco & Cami Sturdevant) will attend • 12 Calexico High School Varsity Volleyball athletes will attend • This will allow the varsity volleyball team to be exposed to a variety of skill level volleyball athletes to compete against. • This will allow the volleyball team to compete at a higher level of competition • This will allow for college coaches to see our volleyball team athletes compete and they will get exposure to possible college recruitments.
 
Financial Impact:
FUNDING: Athletics • Hotel (Lodging): 4 rooms (3 for student athletes, 1 for coaches)= $660.00 • Transportation: 2 district vans x 260miles round trip = 520 miles total. / 520 miles x .57cents per mile = $296.00 • Tournament Entrance Fee= $600 Total Amount: $1,556.00
Attachments:
17th Annual Field Level Inviational
I.6. Cross Country Athletes to Attend the Grande Sports World Cross Country Invitational on September 27 - 28, 2019 at Casa Grande, AZ .
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
• 2 Head Coaches, 1 TBA Asst. Coach & 1 female chaperone (Vanessa Ochoa, district employee) will attend the cross country meet. • 16 student athletes will attend the cross country meet. • This race will allow student athletes to compete in a major cross country meet • This race will allow student athletes to compete against other runners who are more competitive and advanced level. • Calexico High School Cross Country team won IVL champions in 2018 Fall Season (coaches: Antonio Mayorga, Luis Rodriguez, female chaperone (Vanessa Ochoa, district employee, Asst. Coach (TBA)
 
Financial Impact:
Funding: Athletics • Hotel Room for 1 night- 6 rooms (4 for student athletes, 2 for coaches and chaperone)- $700.00 (Cross Country Athletics account) • Transportation: 2 district vans, 444 miles per van 2=888miles/ 888 miles x .57cents per mile= $506.16 (Cross Country Athletics account) • Entrance fee for Cross Country meet: $300 for the team(Cross Country Athletics account) • TOTAL COST: $1,506.16
Attachments:
Grande Sports World Cross Country Invitational
J. INFORMATION ITEMS
J.1. Superintendent's Report
J.2. Measure V Update
J.3. Association Comments (ACT/CSEA)
J.4. ROP Committee

J.5. Board Reports-These are informational reports by board members. No action is taken.
K. ACTION ITEMS - Consideration & action/approval of the following items:
K.1. Grant Award Agreement between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Air Pollution Control District for Rule 310 Mitigation for Paving at the District's Warehouse Facility.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
The District submitted a grant application and was selected for Rule 310 mitigation funding to assist with the paving of the CUSD Warehouse parking lot located at 1085 Andrade Ave.; bus and staff parking lots, in an attempt to mitigate PM10 polluntants resulting from the District. On May 7, 2019, sealed bids were opened and the lowest bidder being Pyramid Construction came in at $406,480. Imperial County Air Pollution Control District for Rule 310 Mitigation agreed to increase their funding amount to cover the cost.
 
Financial Impact:
Additional award amount of $130,000 payable directly to the District.
Attachments:
CUSD Parking Lot Paving Project - Updated Funding Agreement
Rule 310 Operational Development Fee Funding Project
K.2. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District and Frontline Education for Absence and Substitute Management Subscription.
Speaker:
Cesar L. Vega, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Rationale:
Frontline Education is to continue to provide software and services for absence and substitute management which will be compatible with the new Escape program in 2019/2020. Renewals to take place on an annual basis with this renewal being year two.
 
Financial Impact:
General Fund: $20,479.84 plus applicable sales tax
Attachments:
Exhibit A - Year Two Renewal
Master Service Agreement
K.3. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District and Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District for the Funding of the 2019 Summer Pool Recreation Program.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business
Rationale:
Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District is awarding $27,850, not to exceed $30,000 to CUSD for the 2019 Summer Pool Recreation program that is to run from July 1, 2019 to August 24, 2019 at the Margarita De Necochea Facility.
 
Financial Impact:
Award Amount: $27,850 not to exceed $30,000.
Attachments:
Agreement
Exhibit A
Flyer for Basic Program
K.4. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District and Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District for the Funding of the Expanded 2019 Summer Recreation Pool Program.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business
Rationale:
The City of Calexico, Heffernan Memorial, and Calexico Unified School District will join efforts to offer a recreational pool program to the community during the summer of 2019. Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District is awarding funds to CUSD for this program that is to run from July 1, 2019 to August 24, 2019 at the Margarita De Necochea Facility. The exact funding amount will be determined at the Heffernan's Board meeting on June 19, 2019.
 
Financial Impact:
Award Amount to be Determined upon Heffernan's Board Meeting on June 19, 2019.
Attachments:
Agreement
Exhibit A
K.5. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District and Remind for Mass Notifications Services for the 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Lucio Padilla Jr
Rationale:
Remind is a platform to send massive notifications to students, parents and staff. Calexico Unified has used a centralized notification system since 2008; providing the school sites an avenue to reach students, parents, community & staff. The system has been used to notify about events, emergencies and attendance. This system is new and replacing the previously used system.
 
Financial Impact:
LCAP: $36,400
Attachments:
Agreement with CUSD and Remind 2019-2020
K.6. Agreement Renewals between Calexico Unified School District and the Imperial County School Food Service Cooperative for Fiscal Year 2019-20 for Food & Paper Products.
Speaker:
Gilbert Venegas
Rationale:
Agreement for food and paper products on behalf of the Imperial County Food Service Cooperative was awarded on June 22, 2017 to companies listed below, following release of RFP#2017-01. Award consisted of a 1-year term with optional 2 one-year renewal periods not to exceed 3 years. The second term of the agreement is to expire June 30, 2019; renewal for fiscal year 2019-20 is being brought to the Board for approval. Companies included in agreement: Flowers Bakery, Fulton, Padre, School Lunch Products (SLP), Shamrock, and Sysco.
 
Financial Impact:
Projected expense for fiscal year 2019-20 is $2,774,827
Attachments:
Flowers Baking Company Agreement
Fulton Dist Agreement
Imperial Valley Dist-DBA Padre USA Agreement
School Lunch Prod Agreement
Shamrock Foods Agreement
Sysco Agreement
K.7. Agreement between Calexico Unified School District and the Orange County Office of Education for School-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (SMAA) Participant.
Speaker:
Dennis Price
Rationale:
CUSD has been an active participant in two separate LEA revenue generating programs for several years, LEA Fee for Service and School-based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (SMAA). Orange County Office of Education serves as the Local Educational Consortium (LEC) for LEA's in Region 9. The agreement presented is similar to all other annual SMAA agreements we have had with Orange County of Education. Representatives from LEC provide quarterly face-to-face training in Imperial County, closely monitor state and federal statutory and program as provided by the California State Department of Health Care Services and representatives provide us with ongoing support in relation to program implementation and billing.
 
Financial Impact:
All fees associated with this agreement are paid through SMAA revenues. Current Administrative Support Fees are 4.5% of revenues generated through SMAA.
Attachments:
SMAA Participation Agreement
K.8. Agreement Renewal between Calexico Unified School District and AssetWorks LLC for Inventory and Management Services.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business
Rationale:
AssetWorks is a fixed inventory and management service platform which includes physical asset inventory, verification of assets, barcoding of non-tagged assets, asset exception reporting(additions/retirements/transfers) and certified appraisal reports that meet external audit requirements, the financial reporting requirements of GASB 34/35 and proper asset accountability and stewardship. AssetWorks agreement includes 2 full access users and 2 view-only users.
 
Financial Impact:
General Fund:$2,900
Attachments:
Agreement
K.9. Bid Award and Agreement to Nielsen Construction California, Inc. for the Calexico High School Culinary Arts Classroom Modernization Project Subject to Final Division of State Architect (DSA) Approval.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
On June 6, 2019 sealed bids were opened at Calexico Unified School District's Board Room where a total of four companies responded/submitted a bid package: A&N Quality Builders, Nielsen Construction, George Mitchell Builders, and Oakview Constructors. Bid Results: A&N Quality Builders: $4,832,594 Nielsen Construction: $3,997,000 George Mitchell Builders: $4,231,375 Oakview Constructors: $4,078,000
 
Financial Impact:
Measure V funds: $3,997,000 plus soft cost.
Attachments:
A&N
Agreement
Bid Results
George Mitchell
Nielsen Construction
Oakview Constructors
K.10. Agreement Renewal between Calexico Unified School District and Arctic Air Conditioning and Heating, Inc. for HVAC Emergency, Preventive Maintenance & Repair Services.
Speaker:
Cesar L. Vega, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Rationale:
RFP #2018-01 was awarded to Artic Air on October 12, 2017 for a term of one year. On September 27, 2018 the Board of Education failed to pass a motion to approve Artic Air an additional two years. Seven vendors were invited to participate in the RFP Process and only Arctic Air responded. Advertised on district website for three weeks.
 
Financial Impact:
$107,660 each year. Unknown cost of emergency, on-call or repair services at this time. Bidding out may or may not increase the financial impact.
Attachments:
Arctic Air Proposal
HVAC Agreement
K.11. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education for College and Career Readiness Initiative for 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
The College and Career Readiness Initiative works toward a collaborative and comprehensive regional approach to promote a college-ongoing culture in the Imperial County. CUSD agrees to provide support and partial funding for this initiative.
 
Financial Impact:
$21,624.60 LCAP Goal 4
Attachments:
2019-20 COLLEGE AND CAREER MOU
K.12. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education for Data Sharing Services for 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Superintendent
Rationale:
The purpose of the proposed MOU is to facilitate and acknowledge the mutual sharing of data and integration between data management systems in an effort to improve efficiencies, between parties.
 
Attachments:
19-20 Data Sharing Agreement with ICOE
K.13. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education to Provide Professional Development to 4th-5th Grade Teachers in Mathematics.
Speaker:
Christine Colunga
Rationale:
The ongoing professional development plan will provide 6 days of training in Mathematics (8 mathematical practices, brain research on resilience, conceptual understanding, strategies and pedagogical practices) to all 4th and 5th grade teachers (three days each grade level) throughout the 2019-2020 school year.
 
Financial Impact:
Title I PD-$8,400
Attachments:
ICOE MOU 4th-5th grade
K.14. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education to Provide Professional Development to our Academic Support Teachers (K-12) in Mathematics.
Speaker:
Christine Colunga
Rationale:
The ongoing professional development plan will provide 5 days of training for all Academic Support Teachers (K-12) as they plan for professional development and in-classroom teacher support for all CUSD teachers in the area of mathematics. The training will include; brain research and developing resiliency in mathematics, mathematical practices, routines, strategies and methods for coaching in mathematics K-12. Upon signature by the entities, this agreement immediately goes into effect through June 30, 2020.
 
Financial Impact:
Title I PD-$7,000
Attachments:
ICOE AST MOU
K.15. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County of Education for AmeriCorps Borderlands Program 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
The Project Borderlands AmeriCorps Program is administered through ICOE and is funded through CaliforniaVolunteers (CV). AmeriCorps is administered by CaliforniaVolunteers and sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). AmeriCorps Borderlands Program members provide academic tutoring to teacher assigned students; recruit volunteers in community to participate in the community service projects; provide mentoring to children of prisoners; and are trained to become a part of Imperial County's Community Emergency Response Team. This agreement shall commence on July 1, 2019 and shall remain in full force and effect until December 31, 2020.
 
Financial Impact:
Through this agreement, the District will place ten (11) full-time AmeriCorps Members for the total cash match sum of $121,220. The District will contribute a cash match of $133,342 per full-time (1700-hour) AmeriCorps Member to ICOE, through site Title 1 Funding.
Attachments:
MOU Between ICOE & CUSD for AmeriCorps Borderlands Program for 2019-2020
K.16. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education to provide Comprehensive Support & Improvement (CSI) Support to the Staff Members At Aurora High School during the 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
Imperial County Office of Education will provide 15 days of CSI Support and Continuous Improvement Support to the Staff at Aurora High School. The ICOE Director & Coordinator will facilitate the following: a. Conduct a Needs Assessment b. Root Cause c. Identify strengths and areas of growth d. CSI Action Plan monitoring and support e. System Analysis f. Stakeholder Engagement Support ICOE will also communicate with district administration to discuss progress and support.
 
Financial Impact:
CSI Funding-$35,000
Attachments:
19-20 MOU Between CUSD & ICOE-CSI Aurora
K.17. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education for Professional Development for English Learner Intervention Teachers (ELIT).
Speaker:
Sylvia Yanez
Rationale:
Imperial County Office of Education will provide seven days of professional development to English Intervention Teachers in ADEPT testing, RESULTS testing, will demo lesson and will provide guided lesson planning.
 
Financial Impact:
Title I Professional Development $ 9,8000.00 Substitutes $ 5,880.00 Total Cost $ $15,680.00
Attachments:
MOU Between CUSD and ICOE for Professional Development for ELIT
K.18. Memorandum of Understanding between Calexico Unified School District and Imperial County Office of Education for Professional Development to Newcomers/Alternative Teachers on Spanish English Biliteracy Skills Transfer (SBET). Was edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Speaker:
Sylvia Yanez
Rationale:
Imperial County Office of Education will provide five days of professional development to Newcomers/Alternative Teachers on Spanish/English Biliteracy Language Transfer.
 
Financial Impact:
Title I Professional Development $ 7,000.00 Substitutes $4,200.00
Attachments:
Spanish English Biliteracy Transfer Skills MOU
K.19. Child Development Program Contract & Resolution for FY 2019-2020 for the State Preschool Program at Kennedy Gardens Elementary School.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
The State Preschool Program at Kennedy Gardens Elementary School is funded through this Child Development Program contract. For Fiscal Year 2019-2020 the program will continue to provide services up to 108 students.
 
Financial Impact:
If the contract is not approved, there will be no funding for the State Preschool Program.
Attachments:
Child Development Contract & Resolution
K.20. Participation in the Community Eligibility Provision for Reimbursement of Meals.
Speaker:
Gilbert Venegas
Rationale:
Reapplying to the Community Eligibility Provision will ensure our identified student percentage and our 100% free meal reimbursement rate will continue for the 2019/2020 school year and reestablish our four-year cycle. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a non-pricing meal service option for schools and school districts in low-income areas. CEP allows the nation’s highest poverty schools and districts to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled students without collecting household applications. Instead, schools that adopt CEP are reimbursed using a formula based on the percentage of students categorically eligible for free meals based on their participation in other specific means-tested programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
 
Attachments:
CEPA Application
CEPUSDA Fact Sheet
Community Eligibility Provision Facts
K.21. 2019-2020 Designation of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Representatives to League and for Continuing Membership/Agreement.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Rationale:
Ms. Gabrielle Williams, Principal and Ms. Lorena Rodriguez, Athletic Director will be designated as the representatives to CIF league meetings as per Education Code (Ed.Code 33353). The representatives of boards will be the only people voting on issues at the league and section level that impact athletics.
 
Attachments:
CIF
K.22. Closed Campus during Lunch for Calexico High School beginning the 2019-2020 School Year.
Speaker:
Gabrielle Williams
Attachments:
CHS Powerpoint
K.23. Quarterly Report on William's Uniform Complaint-June 30, 2019.
Speaker:
Christine Colunga
Rationale:
William's case legislation requires a school district to use it's uniform complaint process to help identify and resolve any deficiencies related to instructional materials, teacher vacancy or miss assignment, and emergency or urgent facilities conditions that pose a threat to health and safety. No complaints were filed with any school in the district during the June 2019 Quarter.
 
Attachments:
Williams Quarterly Report June 30, 2019
K.24. Approval of Kennedy Gardens State Preschool 2018-19 Program Self-Evaluation.
Speaker:
Elvia Fuentes
Rationale:
As per the requirements of the California Department of Education, Child Development Division, the Annual Program Self-Evaluation for the State Preschool is submitted. In the Self-Evaluation, three areas for improvement are identified and an action plan developed by the staff is included in the report.
 
Attachments:
2018-19 Preschool Program Self-Evaluation Process
K.25. Revised Single Plan for Student Achievements (SPSA) for 2018-2019 for the following Schools: Blanche Charles Elementary, Cesar Chavez Elementary, Dool Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Kennedy Gardens Elementary, Mains Elementary, Rockwood Elementary, Enrique Camarena Jr High, William Moreno Junior High, Aurora High and Calexico High.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
It is important that the final versions of the district's Single School plans for the current year reflect the final allocations that are reported through the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) for our categorical funding of Title I. The Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS) is the avenue in which all districts report their categorical funding sources. There are two reporting periods throughout the school year. The first is between January and February and the second is between May and June of every school year. The amounts reflected in the SPSAs being brought before the board reflect the amounts in the reporting period of January and February. All SPSAs have gone through the proper procedure of School Site Council input, review, and approval.
 
Financial Impact:
Board approval of Single Plans for Student Achievement are a federal requirement for the District to continue to receive Title 1 funding.
Attachments:
2018-19 Final SPSA-Aurora High School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Blanche Charles Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Calexico High School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Cesar Chavez Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Dool Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Enrique Camarena Jr. High School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Jefferson Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Kennedy Gardens Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSA-Mains Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSa-Rockwood Elementary School
2018-19 Final SPSA-William Moreno Jr. High School
K.26. Single Plan for Student Achievements (SPSA) for 2019-2020 for the following Schools: Blanche Charles Elementary, Cesar Chavez Elementary, Dool Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, Kennedy Gardens Elementary, Mains Elementary, Rockwood Elementary, Enrique Camarena Jr High, William Moreno Junior High, Calexico High and Aurora High.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSA) are required of all public schools receiving categorical funding. The SPSAs should be Board approved and in place by July 1st of each school year. This year, CUSD is meeting that schedule for all schools.
 
Financial Impact:
Board approval of Single Plans for Student Achievement are a federal requirement for the District to continue to receive Title 1 funding.
Attachments:
2019-20 SPSA-Aurora High School
2019-20 SPSA-Blanche Charles Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-Calexico High School
2019-20 SPSA-Cesar Chavez Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-Dool Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-Enrique Camarena Jr. High School
2019-20 SPSA-Jefferson Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-Kennedy Gardens Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-Mains Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-Rockwood Elementary School
2019-20 SPSA-William Moreno Jr. High School
K.27. Application of Categorical Programs for Continued Funding in Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; Title III, Immigrant; Title III, Limited English Proficient (LEP); and Title IV, Part A for 2019-2020.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
Calexico Unified School District is applying for all categorical funding offered to the district. Presently, this includes Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; Title III, Immigrant; Title III, Limited English Proficient (LEP); and Title IV, Part A. The application for funding has been submitted through the online Consolidated Application Reporting Systems (CARS). Board approval is a requirement of the application process.
 
Financial Impact:
Not approving would mean that the District would not qualify for categorical funding for 2019-2020.
Attachments:
CON APP Executive Summary
K.28. Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Federal Addendum to Meet Federal Local Education Plan (LEA) Requirements for 2019-2020.
Speaker:
Claudia Montaño
Rationale:
Each Local Education Agency (LEA) must submit a local board approved ESSA LCAP Federal Addendum to the California Department of Education (CDE) to meet Federal Local Education Agency (LEA) Plan requirements for receipt of federal funds under Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; Title III, Part A; and Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) beginning in the 2018-19 school year. The Addendum must address specified federal provisions for receipt of these funds. Approval of the Federal Addendum, in conjunction with the Consolidated Application for Funding Categorical Aid Programs, and the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), is required for all local education agencies as a condition of receipt of the federal program funds identified above.
 
Financial Impact:
Not approving would mean that the District would not qualify for categorical funding for 2019-2020.
Attachments:
ESSA LCAP FEDERAL ADDENDUM EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
LCAP Federal Addendum
K.29. Notice of Completion for Calexico High School CTE Interim Housing Modular Site Improvements Project.
Speaker:
Cesar Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
Submitting a Notice of Completion to the County Recorder Office is a requirement with all construction projects. Before the final payment (retention) is made on a public project, the District's Governing Board should take action accepting the project as complete. A Notice of Completion is then recorded with the County Recorder's Office for the purpose of giving public notice that the final payment will be made in 30 days. Public Contract Code Section 7107 says: Within 60 days after the date of completion of the work of improvement the retention withheld by the school district shall be released. Notice of completion for the following: Calexico High School CTE Interim Housing Modular Site Improvements Contractor: George Mitchell Builders Start Date: Completion Date: Original Contract Amount: $ Final Contract Amount: $
 
Financial Impact:
Measure V Funds: Board Approved Original Amount: $1,599,800.00 Board Approved Change Order Amount: $96,899.00 Liquidated Damages: $-27,000.00 Final Contract Amount: $1,669,699.00
Attachments:
Notice of Completion Form
K.30. Approval of 2019-20 Adopted Budget and Estimated Actuals.
Speaker:
Cesar L. Vega, Asst. Supt. of Business Services
Rationale:
In accordance with the State Single Budget adoption cycle, California Education code, Section 42100 states that on or before July 1, 2019, the Governing Board of the Calexico Unified School District shall approve, in a format prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Annual Budget for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year. As part of the FY 2019-2020 Budget Development Process, and in conjunction with the Board of Approved Budget Calendar, the Annual Budget was presented to the Board of Trustees at a public hearing on June 6, 2019, and at a regularly scheduled board meeting on June 20, 2019.
 
Attachments:
Budget
Report
K.31. Approval of Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) for the School Year 2019-20.
Speaker:
Elisa Ramirez, Asst. Supt. of Ed Services
Rationale:
Pursuant to Education Code 52060, on or before July 1, 2019, the Governing Board of each school district shall adopt a Local Control and Accountability Plan using a template adopted by the State Board. After the stakeholder engagement activities and consultations to gather input to develop the LCAP and goals, pursuant to Education Code 52060(b)(1), the governing board held a public hearing on June 6, 2019 to solicit comments of members of the public regarding the specific actions and expenditures proposed to be included in the LCAP. The Calexico Unified School District Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) is attached and is available on the District website.
 
Financial Impact:
Proposed expenditures are currently budgeted within the 2019-20 Budget.
Attachments:
2019-20 LCAP Annual Update
LCAP Overview
K.32. Certificated Employment Report.
Speaker:
Brian J. Thurman Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent
Attachments:
Certificated Employment Report
SS BR 06.20.19 ADDENDUM
SS Emp Report 06.20.19
K.33. Classified Employment Report.
Attachments:
Classified Employment Report
L. RECONVENE TO EARLIER CLOSED SESSION (SEE ABOVE, ITEM D)
M. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
N. ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION(S) TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
O. STUDENT DISCIPLINE-(EDUCATION CODE SECTION 48918) Action upon recommendations of student discipline.
O.1. STUDENT DISCIPLINE-(EDUCATION CODE SECTION 48918) Action upon recommendation of student discipline case #181914.
O.2. STUDENT DISCIPLINE-(EDUCATION CODE SECTION 48918) Action upon recommendation of student discipline case #181915.
O.3. STUDENT DISCIPLINE-(EDUCATION CODE SECTION 48918) Action upon recommendation of student discipline case #181916.
P. ADJOURNMENT
Disability Information:
*** Persons Wishing to Address the Board*** All persons are encouraged to attend and participate (where designated) in meetings of the Calexico Unified School District Board of Trustees. Please fill out the form available at the door, and submit to the Secretary of the Superintendent prior to the meeting. Your comments will be heard (with no action taken) under the designated section of this agenda. For all presentations, the presenter will limit his or her presentation to five (5) minutes. Public comments will be limited to ten (10) minutes total, and each Board Member will limit his or her comments to three (3) minutes. Each presentation, including public and Board Member comments, shall not exceed twenty (20) minutes. For the record: state your name, title, whom you represent, and the agenda item you are addressing. You are not allowed to make personal attacks on individuals or make comments which are slanderous or which may invade an individual’s personal privacy. The District will not respond to your comments at this time. Your questions, concerns and/or input will be referred to the appropriate Department. ---------THE BOARD'S PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED-------COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) & WRITTEN NOTICES--------- The Calexico Unified School District, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Government Code section 54953.2, provides special accommodations to individuals who may need assistance with access, attendance, and/or participation in Board meetings. Upon written request to the District, disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, will be provided. Please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 760.768.3800 for specific information on resources or programs that may be available for such accommodation. Please call at least 48 hours in advance of meetings and five days in advance of scheduled services and activities. Written materials relating to an open session item on an agenda for a regular meeting that are distributed to a majority of Board members after the posting of the agenda, and distributed within 72 hours before it is to consider the open session item at its regularly scheduled meeting, will be available for public inspection in the Office of the Superintendent located at 901 Andrade Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231, during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Such written materials may also be made available on the district website [www.calexico.k12.ca.us].

Published: June 17, 2019, 4:32 PM

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