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Previous MeetingDecember 09, 2014 06:00 PM
Tamalpais Union High School District Board Meeting Agenda
395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur, California
Phone (415) 945-3720 - FAX (415) 945-3719


Preliminary Information

5:25 p.m. Call to Order
5:30 p.m. Closed Session   
6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting - Kreps Conference Center

Levinson Building
Kreps Conference Center
Redwood High School
Bob Walter, President  Redwood: Jessica Flaum 
Cindy McCauley, Clerk  San Andreas: Jazlyn Martinez
Laura Anderson  Sir Francis Drake: Zoe Harris 
Chuck Ford Tamalpais: Emily Cohen
Michael Futterman Tamiscal: Paris Thomson 

Laurie Kimbrel, Superintendent
Michael McDowell, Associate Superintendent, Instructional & Personnel Services
Lori Parrish, Assistant Superintendent, Finance and Facilities

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 the Superintendent's Office   
a. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957:      (V)  
  • Public Employment: 1 Paraeducator
• Public Employee Discipline / Dismissal / Release
• Public Employee Performance Evaluation:  Superintendent
5.  Reconvene into Open Session in Kreps Conference Center - 6:00 pm   
6.  Announcement of Reportable Action Taken in Closed Session   
7.  Approval of Agenda, including time limits   
8.  Approval of Consent Agenda   
9.  Good News   
10.  Student Trustee Reports   
11.  Public Comment 15 min.   
Unfold 12.  Trustees Considerations   
a. Update on New Agenda Online Program      (D)  
b. Recognize Bob Walter and Cindy McCauley for their service as President and Clerk of the Board of Trustees.      (D)  
c. Discuss process for election of Board Officers      (D)  
d. Nominate and vote for incoming President of the Board of Trustees      (D)  (V)  
e. Nominate and vote for incoming Clerk of the Board of Trustees      (D)  (V)  
f. Discuss and approve Trustee Committee Assignments and Responsibilities      (D)  
g. Discuss and take action on Draft Board Norms      (D)  (V)  
h. Discuss and take action on revisions to board meeting times and locations for remainder of 2014-15 as listed on attached calendar.      (D)  (V)  
i. WASC - Data Snapshot #2: Areas for Growth and Critical Learner Needs      (D)  
j. Review English Learner Report, by Michael Levinson      (D)  
k. Discuss and take action on First Interim Report-Positive Certification, by Lori Parrish      (D)  (V)  
  • Full report is available in the Superintendent's Office and will also be available at the meeting.
l. Approve Resolution #10 authorizing the District to contract with Enviroplex, Inc. using the New Jerusalem Elementary District's Piggyback Bid Award (2001 Bond)      (D)  (V)  
m. Approve Resolution #11 Making Determinations and Authorizing the Filing of a Notice of Exemption from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Regarding the Construction and Installation of a Solar Photovoltaic Electric System for Redwood High School, by Lori Parrish and Tony Catrino (10 minutes)      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 13.  Update Reports 20 min.   
a. Finance & Facilities Update, by Lori Parrish     
b. Curriculum/Instruction & Personnel Update, by Michael McDowell     
c. Superintendent's Comments, by Laurie Kimbrel     
d. Trustee Reports:     
  • Marin County Joint Legislative Advisory Committee
• Athletic Council
• Marin County School Boards Association
• Golden Bell
Unfold 14.  Consent Agenda   
a. Approve the minutes of the October 14, 2014 regular board meeting.      (V)  (C)  
b. Approve the minutes of the November 17, 2014 Special Board Meeting: Governance.      (V)  (C)  
c. Approve the minutes of the November 18, 2014 regular board meeting.      (V)  (C)  
d. Approve public disclosure of collective bargaining in accordance with AB 1200      (V)  (C)  
e. Approve Notice of Completion for Midstate Construction Corp., for the Corporation Yard Alterations & New Storage Building Project at the Corporation Yard (City of Larkspur)      (V)  (C)  
f. Declare as surplus obsolete equipment and authorize disposal, Tamalpais High School      (V)  (C)  
g. Declare as surplus obsolete equipment and authorize disposal, Drake High School      (V)  (C)  
h. Approve Purchase Orders over $7,500 on List #9 - Fiscal Year 2014-2015; Ratify November 2014 Vendor Warrants      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 15.  Information   
a. Enrollment Projections     
b. Marin Schools Insurance Authority 2013/14 Annual Report     
c. Investment Review and Quarterly Financial Reports (July 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014)     
Unfold 16.  Conclusion   
a. Future board meeting dates:     
  • January 13, 2015 – 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)
• February 10, 2015 – 4:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Student Center, Sir Francis Drake High School)
• March 3, 2015 – 6:00 p.m. Special Board Meeting: Finance Workshop (Kreps Conference Center)
• March 10, 2015 – 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting (Kreps Conference Center)
17.  Adjournment   

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

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