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Previous MeetingJanuary 13, 2009 07:00 PMNext Meeting
Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
District Education Center - Roderick H. MacMillian Board Room
2985-A Bear Street
Costa Mesa, California 92626

 

  
Preliminary Information
Persons in the audience during the meeting of the Board of Education are asked not to talk during presentations or the meeting. If conversation with another person needs to take place, please do so outside the Board Room so as not to disrupt others or the meeting. PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLIC COMMENTS. Any person wishing to speak on any item on the agenda will be granted three minutes at the time the item appears on the agenda, or in the case of a non-agenda item, may do so under Community Input or Audience Participation. Prior to addressing the Board, a card (located on the table at the rear entrance) must be completed and given to the Coordinator of Administrative Services. Persons addressing the Board are asked to do so from the podium and microphone provided for that purpose in order to get the comments on the official video taped record.
(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  CLOSED SESSION - 5:00 p.m.   
         
a. Student Discipline (Pursuant to Education Code §35146,§48918[c]) - nine potential cases     
         
b. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 and Education Code Section 44954[b])     
         
c. Conference with Labor Negotiator N-MUSD Representative - Elizabeth I. Novack, Ph.D. Employee Organization - N-MFT (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6)     
         
d. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b) – one potential case     
2.  DINNER RECESS - 6:30 p.m.   
3.  REGULAR MEETING - 7:00 p.m.   
Unfold 4.  CALL TO ORDER   
         
a. Call to Order - Presiding Chairperson     
Unfold 5.  OPENING CEREMONIES   
         
a. Silent Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag     
Unfold 6.  ROLL CALL   
         
a. Board of Education/Superintendent     
         
b. Student Board Members     
Unfold 7.  ADOPTION OF AGENDA   
         
a. Adoption of Agenda      (D)  (V)  
  It is recommended that the agenda be adopted as submitted.
Unfold 8.  ADOPTION OF MINUTES   
         
a. Minutes - 12-9-08      (D)  (V)  
  It is recommended that the minutes of the December 9, 2008 Annual Organizational and regular meeting be adopted as submitted.
Unfold 9.  RECOGNITION   
         
a. 2008 California School Boards Association Golden Bell Award Winners - Got Science and HOPE School Readiness Program     
Unfold 10.  PRESENTATIONS   
         
a. Presentation of Superintendent's Task Force Findings     
11.  STUDENT BOARD MEMBER REPORTS   
12.  HARBOR COUNCIL PTA LIAISON REPORT   
13.  DISTRICT UPDATE   
14.  BOARD MEMBER REPORTS   
Unfold 15.  COMMUNITY INPUT   
         
a. Comment cards are requested to be completed prior to addressing the Board.     
  This is an opportunity for the public to address the Board.  Depending upon the nature of the presentations, the Board President or Superintendent may respond or the President may call upon Board members for brief comments, questions of clarification, provide a reference to staff or other resources for factual information, or request the Superintendent to report back to the Board at a subsequent meeting concerning the matter.

However, in compliance with Board Policy and the Ralph M. Brown Act, the Board is not permitted to take action on non-agenda items.  Any Board member or member of the public may request that a matter within the jurisdiction of the Board be placed on the agenda of a regular meeting.   When a request is made during a public meeting, the Board President will restate the request and ask the Superintendent for input relative to the request, including an estimate of when staff would have a report ready for a Board meeting.  All verbal requests must be followed with a submission of Bylaw 1420 Agenda Request Form to the Superintendent.  The Board shall take no action on such items at the meeting at which they are presented.

Any individual with a disability, who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in a Board meeting, may request assistance by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 2985-A Bear Street, Costa Mesa, Ca. 92626. Phone #: 714-424-5031 – Fax #: 714-424-5018. Notification not later than noon on the day preceding the Board meeting will enable the district to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting.

When addressing the Board, it is helpful if you state your name and address for the record.
Unfold 16.  CONSENT CALENDAR   
         
a. Consent Calendar      (V)  (C)  
  All items listed under the Consent Calendar are considered by the Board to be routine and will be enacted by the Board in one motion.  This includes the Consent Calendars for Business, Elementary Education, Human Resources, Secondary Education, and Superintendent. There will be no discussion of these items prior to the time the Board votes on the motion unless members of the Board, staff or the public request specific items to be discussed and/or removed from the Consent Calendar.  Public requests of items to be discussed and/or removed should be submitted in writing prior to the Board's consideration of the Consent Calendar.
Unfold 17.  CONSENT - BUSINESS SERVICES   
         
a. Agreement – JFK Transportation Co., Inc.      (C)  
         
b. Agreement – Huntington Beach Union High School District      (C)  
         
c. Agreement – Shalimar Tours & Charter      (C)  
         
d. Service Contract - David H. Lee & Associates, Inc. - Change Order #2      (C)  
         
e. Notice of Completion for Beach Paving Inc. for paving/asphalt work at Wilson School #105-06 (PO#978M0396) DSA #04-109522      (C)  
         
f. Ratify Change Orders #1 and #2 on Contract #108-08 with Silver Creek Industries Inc. for the Rea School Restroom Upgrade Project      (C)  
         
g. Renewal of Contract #105-07 Audio Visual Equipment and Furniture with California Western Visuals for year 2009-2010      (C)  
         
h. Renewal of Contract #115-05 Playground Equipment and Installation with Park Specialties for year 2008-2009.      (C)  
         
i. Permission to use Piggyback Bid #2008/09-001 for District Warehouse Paper Stock from Hemet Unified School District      (C)  
         
j. Permission to Surplus and Sale Four Relocatable Buildings at Newport Harbor High School Bid #107-09.      (C)  
         
k. Agreement for Disclosure Counsel Services for the Series 2001 General Obligation Bond and Series 2003 General Obligation Bond      (C)  
         
l. Renewal of Contract #105-07 Audio Visual Equipment and Furniture with Troxell Communication for year 2009-2010      (C)  
         
m. Renewal of Contract #104-07 School and Office Furniture with Culver-Newlin Inc. for year 2009-2010      (C)  
         
n. Quarterly Investment Report      (C)  
         
o. Purchasing Report 01-13-09      (C)  
         
p. Gift Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
q. Measure A Quarterly Accounting Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
r. Measure F Accounting Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
s. Accounting Report 01-13-09      (C)  
Unfold 18.  CONSENT - ELEMENTARY EDUCATION   
         
a. Arrowhead Ranch Contracts for the 2008-2009 School Year      (C)  
         
b. Ocean Institute Field Study Program Contacts      (C)  
         
c. Student Trip Register Number 01-13-2009      (C)  
Unfold 19.  CONSENT - HUMAN RESOURCES   
         
a. Certificated Employment, Assignment Alternatives/Options, Education Code 44258.7(b) Register 1-13-09      (C)  
         
b. Certificated Employment, Assignment Alternatives/Options, Education Code 44256(b) Register 1-13-09      (C)  
         
c. Certificated Employment, Assignment Alternatives/Options, Education Code 44263 Register 1-13-09      (C)  
         
d. Settlement Authority Claim No. 1207-04-0058      (C)  
         
e. Settlement Authority Claim No. 1207-07-0120      (C)  
         
f. Certificated Employees' Appointment/Reassignment Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
g. Certificated Employees' Leave of Absence Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
h. Certificated Employees' Resignation/Termination Register 01-13-08      (C)  
         
i. Classified Employees' Appointment/Reassignment Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
j. Classified Employees' Leave of Absence Register 01-13-09      (C)  
         
k. Classified Employees' Resignation/Termination Register 01-13-09      (C)  
Unfold 20.  CONSENT - SECONDARY EDUCATION   
         
a. Grant/Contract Signature Authorization to the Cooperative Contract Agreement between the Newport-Mesa Unified School District and the State Department of Rehabilitation for the Bridges to Youth Self-Sufficiency Program – Contract 24415, Amendment 6      (C)  
         
b. Three-year TPP/T2 Cooperative Contract Agreement between the Newport-Mesa Unified School District and the State of California Department of Rehabilitation for Fiscal Year 2008/09 – 2010/11. Contract 26969.      (C)  
         
c. Nonpublic School/Agency Contracts for the 2008-2009 School Year      (C)  
         
d. Individual Nonpublic School/Agency Contracts for the 2008-2009 School Year      (C)  
         
e. Parent Reimbursement Contracts for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 School Years      (C)  
         
f. Final Settlement Agreement - Case No. N2008070410 Amendment      (C)  
         
g. Final Settlement Agreement Case 10020101      (C)  
         
h. Secondary School Related Travel Register 1-13-09      (C)  
         
i. Independent Contractors' Register 1-13-09      (C)  
Unfold 21.  CONSENT - SUPERINTENDENT   
         
a. Change Date of Second Board Meeting in January      (C)  
         
b. Student Discipline - Expulsion of Students      (C)  
Unfold 22.  DISCUSSION/ACTION CALENDAR   
         
a. Davis Magnet School      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 23.  INFORMAL REPORTS   
         
a. Superintendent     
         
b. Deputy Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent's     
         
c. Board of Education Committee Reports     
Unfold 24.  AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION   
         
a. Audience Participation     
  Comment cards are requested to be completed prior to addressing the Board.  If no cards are received prior to audience participation, the Board Clerk will omit the reading of the Brown Act statement and the Board President will adjourn the meeting.

This is an opportunity for the public to address the Board.  Depending upon the nature of the presentations, the Board President or Superintendent may respond or the President may call upon Board members for brief comments, questions of clarification, provide a reference to staff or other resources for factual information, or request the Superintendent to report back to the Board at a subsequent meeting concerning the matter.

However, in compliance with Board Policy and the Ralph M. Brown Act, the Board is not permitted to take action on non-agenda items.  Any Board member or member of the public may request that a matter within the jurisdiction of the Board be placed on the agenda of a regular meeting.   When a request is made during a public meeting, the Board President will restate the request and ask the Superintendent for input relative to the request, including an estimate of when staff would have a report ready for a Board meeting.  All verbal requests must be followed with a submission of Bylaw 1420 Agenda Request Form to the Superintendent.  The Board shall take no action on such items at the meeting at which they are presented.

When addressing the Board, it is helpful if you state your name and address for the record.
25.  ADJOURNMENT   

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Any individual with a disability, who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in a Board meeting, may request assistance by contacting the Superintendent's Office at 2985-A Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Phone#: 714-424-5031 - Fax#: 714-424-5018. Notification not later than noon on the day preceding the Board meeting will enable the district to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting. All documents referred to in this agenda, not exempt from public disclosure under the California Records Act, are available for public inspection at the District Office located at 2985-A Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, online at www.nmusd.us, and at the public meeting of the Board of Education.


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