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Tamalpais Union High School District Board Meeting Agenda
395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur, California
Phone (415) 945-3720 - FAX (415) 945-3719


Preliminary Information

5:40 p.m. Call to Order
6:00 p.m. Closed Session
7:00 p.m. Regular Board Meeting

Levinson Building
Kreps Conference Center
Redwood High School – Larkspur 

Cindy McCauley, President
Michael Futterman, Clerk
Laura Anderson
Chuck Ford
Bob Walter

David Yoshihara, Superintendent

Americans with Disabilities: Assistance will be provided to those requiring accommodations for disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Interested persons must request accommodations at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 945-3720. 

Members of the public may address the Board regarding items on the Agenda as such items are taken up or, for Closed Session items, prior to the Board’s recess to Closed Session.

(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
1.  Call Meeting to Order   
2.  Approval of Closed Session Agenda   
3.  Public Comments on Closed Session Agenda   
Unfold 4.  5:45 pm Hear Interdistrict Transfer Appeal for students /NUSD   
a. Appeal for IDT student A and student B      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 5.  Recess to Closed Session in the Superintendent's Office   
a. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Ed Code §35146      (D)  (V)  

Consideration of student matters - confidential information involved (two students from one family)

b. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957:      (D)  (V)  

• Public Employee Discipline / Dismissal / Release and/or Reassignment • Public Employment: 3 Teachers (.8 Temp, .6 Prob, 1.0 LT Sub), 2 Rehires, 1 Leave of Absence, 1 Separation (Resignation), 2 Status Changes

c. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957.6      (D)  (V)  
  • Conference with Labor Negotiators - David Yoshihara and Barbara Vrankovich/Unrepresented Employee: Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
6.  Reconvene into Open Session in Kreps Conference Center - 7:00 pm   
7.  Announcement of Reportable Action Taken in Closed Session   
8.  Approval of Agenda, including time limits   
Unfold 9.  Approval of Consent Agenda   
a. ROLL CALL VOTE      (V)  
10.  Board President Report   
Unfold 11.  Public Comment 15 min.   
a. The Board recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues, and provides this time for members of the audience to address the Board on any school-related matter not on this agenda. The Board can take no action at this time. Each speaker is requested to identify him/herself prior to addressing the Board and will be heard for up to three (3) minutes. The presiding officer of the Board shall determine, based on time constraints of the Board, whether some time less than three (3) minutes shall be allocated to individual speakers.     
Unfold 12.  Public Hearing   
a. Conduct Public Hearing on entering into an energy services contract and related facilities financing contract      (D)  
Unfold 13.  Trustees Considerations   
a. Appointment of new Assistant Superintendent Human Resources      (D)  (V)  
b. Adopt Resolution #6 with findings to enter into an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with SunPower ROLL CALL VOTE      (D)  (V)  
c. Adopt Resolution #7 authorizing the execution and delivery of the Lease Purchase Agreement and Authorize the District to enter into a tax-exempt Lease Agreement with PNC Equipment Finance, LLC to provide financing for the solar project ROLL CALL VOTE      (D)  (V)  
d. Adopt Resolution #8 authorizing the District to be reimbursed for expenditures related to the solar project ROLL CALL VOTE      (D)  (V)  
e. Review proposed change orders for the Solar Project at Redwood High School and determine which optional change orders will be included in the Project scope      (D)  (V)  
f. Approve agreement with Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) for 2015-2016 school year      (D)  (V)  
  Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) provides an array of counseling and support services, including group and individual therapy, for TUHSD students.
g. Review cost and approve CSBA Annual Education and Trade Show attendees for Dec 2015 San Diego, CA conference.      (D)  (V)  
  Whether it's issues related to budget and finance, student achievement, governance, school safety, common core, community engagement, communication or collaboration, this premier event focuses on key areas to guide governance teams through tough fiscal times.Get information, share insights, find solutions and ways to raise student achievement levels at the more than 100 highly focused sessions this year.

Unfold 14.  Update Reports 20 min.   
a. Trustee Reports:     
  • Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
• Marin County Joint Legislative Advisory Committee
• Marin County School Boards Association
• Golden Bell
• Additional Updates
Unfold 15.  Consent Agenda   
a. Approve Minutes of July 21, 2015 Regular Board Meeting      (V)  (C)  
b. Approve Field Trip to Tomales Bay, Drake High School      (V)  (C)  
c. Approve Purchase Orders over $7,500 on List #20 - Fiscal Year 2014-2015      (V)  (C)  
d. Approve Ratification of Extension of Term of TFT contract      (V)  (C)  
e. Approve Memorandum of Agreement with the Bolinas-Stinson School District for psychologist position      (V)  (C)  
f. Approve Purchase Orders over $7,500 on List #2 - Fiscal Year 2015-2016; Ratify July 2015 Vendor Warrants      (V)  (C)  
g. Authorize District Representatives for the Office of Public School Construction      (V)  (C)  
h. Supplemental book, English: Black Swan Green, by David Mitchell      (V)  (C)  
i. Approve Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators      (V)  (C)  
j. Approve Board Governance workshop on September 9th, 4:00 pm      (V)  (C)  
k. Approve long-term plan to change special education paraeducator positions      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 16.  Information   
a. Review correspondence from Assistant Superintendent Finance and Facilities regarding budget revisions as a result of the State 15-16 Budget Act     
b. Operational Statement as of July 31, 2015, Unrestricted and Restricted General Fund     
Unfold 17.  Conclusion   
a. Future board meeting dates:     
  • August 25, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)
• September 8, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)
• September 9, 2015 – 4:00 p.m. Board Workshop (Kreps Conference Center) (*Pending Approval on August 11, 2015)
• September 29, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)
18.  Adjournment   

Discussion will be limited to time listed, unless the Board authorizes the Chair to extend the time.

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