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Previous MeetingMay 12, 2015 07:00 PM
Tamalpais Union High School District Board Meeting Agenda
395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur, California
Phone (415) 945-3720 - FAX (415) 945-3719


Preliminary Information

6:45 p.m. - Call to Order
6:50 p.m. Closed Session   
7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

Levinson Building
Kreps Conference Center
Redwood High School

Cindy McCauley, President  Redwood: Jessica Flaum 
Michael Futterman, Clerk  San Andreas: Meryl Fe Klein
Laura Anderson  Sir Francis Drake: Zoe Harris 
Chuck Ford Tamalpais: Emily Cohen
Bob Walter Tamiscal: Paris Thomson 

Laurie Kimbrel, Superintendent
Michael McDowell, Associate Superintendent, Instructional & Personnel Services

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.  Recess to Closed Session in Superintendent's Office   
a. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957:      (D)  (V)  
  • Public Employment:  1 Sub Campus Staff Assistant/District, 5 Teachers
b. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Ed Code §35146:      (D)  (V)  
  • Consideration of student matter - confidential information involved (1)
5.  Reconvene into Open Session in Kreps Conference Center   
6.  Announcement of Reportable Action Taken in Closed Session   
7.  Approval of Agenda, including time limits   
8.  Approval of Consent Agenda   
9.  Board President Report   
10.  Student Trustee Reports   
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.  Trustees Considerations   
a. WASC, PLC and RTI Processes - Site Updates      (D)  
b. Review Annual Suspension Report, by Wesley Cedros (10 minutes)      (D)  
c. Hear presentation and discuss the use of recycled paper as it relates to a culture of sustainability within TUHSD (15 minutes)      (D)  
Unfold 13.  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 14.  Consent Agenda   
a. Approval of minutes of April 21, 2015 regular board meeting      (V)  (C)  
b. Approve Perkins Application for 2015-2016      (V)  (C)  
c. Approve Agreement for Special Services with law firm of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo      (V)  (C)  
d. Approve Increase in Meal Prices for 2015-2016      (V)  (C)  
e. Approve Revisions to Courses of Study for Digital Communications, Spanish 7-8, Astronomy, Geometry, and Advanced Algebra      (V)  (C)  
f. Approve addition of Board Workshop - Mathematics on June 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. and Regular Board Meeting on June 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.      (V)  (C)  
g. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement as discussed in Closed Session      (V)  (C)  
h. Approve job description for Wellness Coordinator      (V)  (C)  
i. Approve the Addition of Field Hockey Lines to the Tamalpais High School Field Replacement Project (Fund 40)      (V)  (C)  
j. Declare as surplus obsolete equipment and authorize disposal, Redwood High School      (V)  (C)  
k. Declare as surplus obsolete equipment and authorize disposal, District Office-Maintenance and Operations      (V)  (C)  
l. Approve Purchase Orders over $7,500 on List #15 - Fiscal Year 2014-2015; Ratify April 2015 Vendor Warrants      (V)  (C)  
m. Approve purchase orders over $15,000 on List #5 - Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (Facilities)      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 15.  Information   
a. Operational Statement as of April 30, 2015, Unrestricted and Restricted General Fund     
Unfold 16.  Recess to Second Closed Session in the Superintendent's Office   
a. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957:      (D)  
  • Public Employee Discipline / Dismissal / Release and/or Reassignment
• Public Employment:  Superintendent
17.  Adjournment   
Unfold 18.  Conclusion   
a. Future board meeting dates:     
  • May 26, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)
• May 27, 2015 – 6:00 p.m. Special Meeting  Kreps Conference Center)
• June 23, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)

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

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