RIVER DELTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

445 MONTEZUMA STREET

RIO VISTA, CALIFORNIA  94571

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

July 18, 2006

5 p.m.

District Office

Rio Vista, California

CLOSED SESSION

 

As provided by Government Code Section 54957, the Board is requested to meet in closed session for consideration of personnel appointment, employment, discipline, complaint, evaluation or dismissal [Government Code Section 54957], possible or pending litigation [Government Code 54956.9(a)(b)(c)], student discipline [Education Code Sections 49070 (c) and 76232 (c)], employee/employer negotiations [Government Code Section 3549.1 and 54957.6], or real property transactions [Government Code Section 54956.8]

 

A Closed Session will be held beginning at 5 p.m. on July 18, 2006, in the District Office, Rio Vista, California (which is prior to the Open Session).  Any formal action taken by the Board will be reported in Open Session at the end of this regular meeting of the Board of Trustees [Government Code Section 54957.1].

 

4.       CLOSED SESSION

a.       Student Discipline [Education Code Sections 49070 (c) and 76232 (c)]

 

b.       Personnel Appointment, Employment, Discipline, Complaint, Evaluation or Dismissal [Government Code Section 54957]

                        i.          Public Employee(s) Evaluation:

                           (a)  Administrative

                                    (b)  Certificated

                                    (c)  Classified

                                    (d)  Classified Management

            (e)  Management - Superintendent Goals

            ii.         Public Employee(s) Appointment, Employment

            iii.        Public Employee(s) Discipline, Dismissal and/or Release

 

c.       Possible or Pending Litigation [Government Code 54956.9(a)(b)(c)]

            Following Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation/Potential Case(s) Update(s)

i.          Case name(s) unspecified as disclosure would jeopardize service of process and/or existing/possible settlement negotiations.

 

d.       Employee/Employer Negotiations [Government Code Section 3549.1 and 54957.6] Following negotiation meetings and conference with Legal Counsel:

i.          CSEA (classified)

ii.         RDUTA (certificated)

 

e.       Adjourn to Open Session  (Any formal action taken by the Board in the above items, will be reported in Open Session at the end of this special  meeting of the Board of Trustees [Government Code Section 54957.1].)

 

RIVER DELTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

445 Montezuma Street

Rio Vista, CA    94571-1651

By Order of the President of the Board of Trustees, this is a

Notice of a Regular Meeting

of the Board of Trustees

for July 18, 2006, at the

District Office, Rio Vista, California

 

There is also scheduled a Board of Trustees Closed Session on July 18, 2006 preceding the Open Session at approximately 5:00 p.m.     Open Session of the Board will begin approximately at 7:30 p.m

 

                                          REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

                                                            

2.       Call Open Session to Order (@ 5 p.m.)

 

3.       Roll Call     

 

4.       Review and Approve Closed Agenda (see attached agenda)

 

5.       Adjourn to Closed Session (@ 5:05 p.m.)

 

6.       Reconvene Open Session (@ 7:30 p.m.),  and retake Roll Call

 

7.       Pledge of Allegiance

 

8.       Review and Approve Open Session Agenda

 

9.       Public Comment   Anyone may address the Board at this time regarding any subject that is within the Board's subject-matter jurisdiction [Government Code Section 54954.3 and Education Code Sections 35145.5 and 72121.5].  However, the Board may not take action on any item which is not actually listed on this agenda (except as authorized by Government Code Section 54954.2). (BB9323)  Individual speakers shall be allowed three minutes to address the Board on any non-agenda or agendized item.  The Board shall limit the total time for public presentation and input on all items to a maximum of 20 minutes.  With Board consent, the president may increase or decrease the time allowed for public comment, depending on the topic and the number of persons wishing to be heard and the overall length of the agenda.  The president may take a poll of speakers for or against a particular issue and may ask that additional persons speak only if they have something new to add. (BB9323)   Anyone may appear at the Board meeting to testify in support of, or in opposition to, any item on this agenda being presented to the Board for consideration.  It is requested, however, that you hold your comments on a specific agenda item until it is brought up for discussion.  If possible, please notify the Board President or Recording Secretary prior to the meeting that you wish to testify.  If you wish to have an item placed on the agenda for discussion and/or action by the Board, you must notify the Board Secretary in writing no later than ten working days prior to a regularly scheduled Board meeting requesting permission.

10.     Consent Calendar 

a.       Minutes

i.        Regular Meeting of the Board, June 20, 2006

ii.       Special Meeting of the Board, June 27, 2006

b.       Receive and Approve Monthly Expenditure Report

c.       Receive and Approve Monthly Fund Summary Report

d.       Personnel:  Receive and Approve

i.        Monthly Personnel Transactions

e.       Accept and Receive Donations

i.        Blue Star Resort and Golf of Scottsdale, Arizona; $2,000 for athletic programs; Riverview Middle School

ii.       Lauren West, Lifetouch School Studios of Minnesota, $142 for Spring 2005 picture commission; Clarksburg Elementary School

 

11.     Reports, Presentations, Information

a.       Board Member(s) and Superintendent Report(s) and/or Presentation(s) - Board President Bettencourt

b.       Regarding Board Elections November 7, 2006:  Reminder that Declarations of Candidacy must be filed between July 17, 2006 and August 11, 2006 in the candidates’ home county’s elections office – Barbaralee Moore

c.       Report on the Joint Meeting of the City of Rio Vista and River Delta Unified School District “2 X 2" Committee – Ken Pucci, Joe Gates, Alan Newell

d.       Maintenance & Operations Information and Projects for Routine Restricted Maintenance and Deferred Maintenance — Craig Hamblin

e.       SFID #1 Bond Projects Update– Craig Hamblin

f.        SFID #2 Bond Projects Update– Craig Hamblin

g.       To “Sunshine” the RDUTA Initial Negotiations Proposals to RDUSD for the 2006-2007 school year – Steve Wright

h.       To “Sunshine” the RDUSD initial negotiations proposal to RDUTA for the 2006-2007 school year – Alan Newell

 

12.     Request to approve Resolution #529 concerning authorization to sign contracts and authorization to sign change orders – Alan Newell

13.     Request to approve Resolution #530 concerning authorizing delegation of power to contract – Alan Newell

14.     Request to approve Resolution #531 concerning designees authorized to sign district payroll orders and requests for payments to vendors – Alan Newell

15.     Request to accept the Actuarial Study on Valuation of Post-Employment Health Benefits – Jim Maxwell

16.     Request to approve Resolution #528 authorizing the district to participate in the California Schools Boards Association GASB 45 Solution Program – Jim Maxwell, Laura Franke, Vice President, Piper Jaffrey

17.     Request to discuss and take whatever action is deemed appropriate or necessary regarding the use of facilities by the Isleton Crawdad festivals – Board President

18.     Request to approve Riverview Middle School to return to a two semester, four-quarter grading period beginning with the 2006-2007 school year – Jim Lake

19.     Request to approve Guided Language Acquisition Development (GLAD) training and coaching; 14 days at Bates School for 2006-2007 school year; $40,000 from Title VII, Title I and ELAP funds – Vicky Turk

20.     Request to approve the contract for consulting services from Jocelyn Mitchelmore for GLAD professional development for the Kindergarten teachers at a rate not to exceed $2,500 to be pad out of Title III funds – Robert Hubbell

21.     Request to approve the contract for consulting services from Kelli Richardson for GLAD professional development for the Kindergarten teachers at a rate not to exceed $2,500 to be paid out of Title III funds – Robert Hubbell

22.     Request to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between Sacramento County Office of Education and River Delta Unified School District to participate in the Sly Park program for the 2006-2007 school year – Robert Hubbell

23.     Request to approve funding for Rio Vista CARE and Healthy Start for $30,000 (50% each program) for 2006-2007 from Title III, MAA, and General Funds – Robert Hubbell

24.     Request approval to purchase English Language Development core curricular materials from Hampton Brown Publishers for the District’s mandated ELD program for $45,000 from instructional material funds – Robert Hubbell

25.     Request to renew and approve independent contractor agreement for Beatriz Meza for District Office document translation services for 2006-2007 school year – Barbaralee Moore

26.     Request to adopt District-wide Wellness Policy as mandated by the State and the establishment of a committee to review policy for any updates to be presented at the Board’s September 2006 meeting – Jim Maxwell

27.     Request PUBLIC HEARING on the RDUTA Initial Negotiations Proposals to RDUSD for the 2006-2007 school year – Steve Wright

28.     Request PUBLIC HEARING on the RDUSD initial negotiations proposals to RDUTA for the 2006-2007 school year – Alan Newell

29.     Request approval of contract with Ramos Environmental for disposal of hazardous chemicals housed at Delta High School science lab for $12,030 to be paid by SFID #2 funds – Craig Hamblin

30.     Request approval of billings from Rainforth Grau architect firm for SFID #2 Fund 23 in the amount of $72,756.83 – Craig Hamblin

31.     Request approval for baseline demolition low bidder for Isleton School to be paid by the Capital Projects Fund 49 – Ralph Caputo, RGM & Associates

32.     Request approval for baseline demolition low bidder for Riverview Middle to be paid by the Capital Projects Fund 49 – Ralph Caputo, RGM & Associates

33.     Request approval for baseline demolition low bidder for Rio Vista High to be paid by the Capital Projects Fund 49 – Ralph Caputo, RGM & Associates

34.     Request approval of the proposed meeting date change if the bylaws of the River Delta Unified District Facilities #1 Citizens Oversight Committee to the second Monday of the month – Craig Hamblin

35.     Request approval of the proposed meeting date change if the bylaws of the River Delta Unified District Facilities #2 Citizens Oversight Committee to the second Tuesday of the month – Craig Hamblin

36.     Request approval for purchase replacement furniture for Isleton School from Hertz Furniture Systems in the amount of $20,781.20 to be paid for by SFID#1 bond funds – Wayne Rebstock

37.     Request approval for the purchase of computer lab furniture for Clarksburg Middle School in the amount of $15,400 to be paid by SFID #2 bond funds – Craig Hamblin

38.     Request approval of Classroom Addition to Unit G at Bates School not to exceed $14,800 to be paid from Routine Restricted Maintenance – Craig Hamblin and Ralph Caputo

39.     Request approval for the annual re-coating of gym floors for Delta High, Rio Vista High, Riverview Middle, and Isleton Schools by United Varsity Contractors in the amount of $13,408.65 to be paid from Restricted Routine Maintenance – Craig Hamblin

40.     Request approval for recabling of MDF and moving system to Building “E”at Rio Vista High School by Decotech Systems in the amount of $14,890 to be paid by Fund 49 – Craig Hamblin

41.     Request approval for data connectivity of the new interim portables at Rio Vista High School by Decotech Systems in the amount of $11,326.49 to be paid by Fund 49 – Craig Hamblin

42.     Request approval for the low bidder for the installation of electrical connections to the interim portable at Riverview Middle School to be paid by the Capital Projects Fund 49 – Craig Hamblin and Ralph Caputo

43.     Request approval for the low bidder for the installation of electrical connections to the interim portable at Rio Vista High School to be paid by the Capital Projects Fund 49 – Craig Hamblin and Ralph Caputo

44.     Request approval to purchase cabinetry for conversion of new interim portable to accommodate the Home Economics Program at Rio Vista High School to be paid by the Capital Projects Fund 49 not to exceed $25,000 – Craig Hamblin and Ralph Caputo

45.     Request the Board Receive the RDUTA Initial Negotiations Proposals to RDUSD for the 2006-2007 school year – Steve Wright

46.     Request approval of the RDUSD initial negotiations proposals to RDUTA for the 2006-2007 school year – Alan Newell

47.     Request to approve the contract for consulting services from California Institute for School Improvement for support with district categorical programs for $4,000 from Title I funds – Robert Hubbell

48.     Request approval of the job description for Director, Accounting at Range 15 of the Classified Management & Confidential Employees Salary Schedule and approve immediate advertising to fill – Jim Maxwell

49.     Report of Action taken, if any, during Closed Session (Government Code Section 54957.1) – Board President Bettencourt

50.     Adjournment

 

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance:  Effective January 1, 2003, Assembly Bill 3035 made notices and agendas of public meetings subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 42 USC (12132).  Section 12132 provides that “...no qualified individual with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity.”  AB 3035 further requires these bodies to make the notice, agendas and other writings “...available in appropriate alternative formats as required...” at no cost to the recipient.  >>Therefore, any and all requests for “...any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services...” needed to access our agendas or to participate in the public meetings, must be received in writing by the Superintendent’s Office at 445 Montezuma Street, Rio Vista, CA 94571 at least annually before July 1 of each year  -- or at least 15 calendar days prior to the individual meeting in question.  All inquiries may be directed to the Superintendent’s Office (707) 374-4986.

 

CLOSED SESSION:  A Closed Session will be held at the District Office, Rio Vista, California, at 5:00 p.m., preceding the 7:30 p.m. Open Session of the regular meeting of the Board  on July 18, 2006.