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Previous MeetingMay 10, 2012 06:00 PMNext Meeting
Regular Mtg of the LEUSD Governing Board; Regular Mtg of LE Schools Financing Auth.; Special Mtg of LE Schools Financing Corp.
BOARD ROOM, BUILDING B
545 CHANEY STREET, LAKE ELSINORE, CA 92530
CLOSED SESSION - 4:00 P.M. GENERAL SESSION - 6:00 P.M.

 

  
Preliminary Information

The Lake Elsinore Unified School District is committed to following the Board-adopted Strategic Plan and ensuring that all students receive world-class educational opportunities. To support this effort, items are placed on the agenda that assist in meeting organizational core values, essential outcomes or school district priority statements. The values, outcomes or priorities that an agenda item will assist in meeting are listed under the goals for the item.

All matters listed on the consent calendar are considered to be routine and all will be enacted with one vote. There is no discussion of consent calendar items unless members of the Governing Board or staff request that specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.  

FOR CERTAIN ITEMS, THE GOVERNING BOARD WILL MEET AS THE LEGISLATIVE BODY OF COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICTS.

 


(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold A.  CALL TO ORDER   
         
1. Call to Order of the Regular Meeting of May 10, 2012     
Unfold B.  OPEN GENERAL SESSION   
         
1. ROLL CALL     
  Mrs. Susan Scott, President
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd, Clerk
Mrs. Jeanie Corral, Member
Mr. Stan Crippen, Member
Mr. Tom Thomas, Member
Unfold C.  COMMUNICATION SESSION - CLOSED SESSION ITEMS   
         
1. Public Comments-Closed Session Items     
 

The Governing Board welcomes public comments related to CLOSED Session items. A TOTAL OF 30 MINUTES IS PROVIDED SO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC CAN ADDRESS THE GOVERNING BOARD.   Comments are limited to three (3) minutes and should be confined to those items listed on the request.  Unless an item has been placed on the published agenda in accordance with the Brown Act, there shall be no action taken, nor should there be comments on, responses to, or discussion of a topic not on the agenda. The Board members may: (1) acknowledge receipt of information; (2) refer matter to staff with no direction as to action or priority; or (3) refer the matter to the next agenda.  SPEAKERS SHOULD ALWAYS FACE THE GOVERNING BOARD.

Unfold D.  CLOSED SESSION   
         
1. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION/TIME (ANNOUNCE TIME)     
 

The Governing Board will meet in Closed Session to consider matters of student discipline, personnel matters, labor negotiations, litigation and facilities and/or land acquisition.

1.   Public Employment/Public Employee Performance Evaluation/Public Employee Discipline Dismissal/Release (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957)

- Regular/Substitutes
- Resignations/Retirements/Terminations
- New Positions
- Assignment Change
- Consent of Assignment
- Salary Adjustment
- Shared Contract
- Extra Period Assignments
- Extra Curricular Assignments
- Athletics
- Lateral/Promotional/Downward Transfers/Increase/Decrease in Hours/Days
- 39 Month Re-Employment List
- Pay Range Increase
- Reclassifications
- Voluntary Transfer
- Involuntary Transfer
- Contract Agreement
- Short Term Assignments
- Requests for Leave of Absence
- Temporary Contracts
- Settlement Authority
  - Employees  numbered: 162279; 128863; 001915
- Assistant Superintendent and Executive Director Contracts
- Coordinator of Media and Community Affairs Contract
- High School Assistant Principal

2.   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6)
       (F. Passarella/K. Meyer/G. Landon/S. Wensel/A. Guevara/G. Bowers)

  Lake Elsinore Teacher's Association (LETA)
  California School Employees Association (CSEA)
  Management, Confidential & Exempt Employees

3.    CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Significant Exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivisions (b)(1) and (b)(3)(A) of Government Code Section 54956.9)
       (F. Passarella/K. Meyer/G. Landon/A. Guevara/M. Thompson)

  Two (2) Cases

4.   CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Pursuant to subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 54956.9)
       (F. Passarella/K. Meyer/S. Wensel/G. Landon/M. Thompson) 

 

Three (3) Cases

5.    CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR (Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8)
       (F. Passarella/G. Bowers/A. Chialtas)  

A.

Property:  Approximately 17.09 acres located at 16275 Grand Avenue, Lake Elsinore, CA; known generally as the District’s former Butterfield Elementary School site (“Butterfield Property”).  Parcel A: APN 381-300-004 - 8.70 acres; Parcel B: APN 386-140-007 - 1.65 acres; and, Parcel C:  APN 386-140-008, 6.74 acres.

Approximately 11.75 acres located at 21440 Lemon Street, Wildomar, CA; known generally as the District’s former Jean Hayman Elementary School site (“Jean Hayman Property”).  APN 366-070-005

The Butterfield Property and Jean Hayman Property are collectively referred to herein as the “Properties.”

Negotiating Parties:  Lake Elsinore Unified School District, Real Property Negotiator, Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities and Operations (Proposed Seller/Lessor/Exchangor) and an unidentified number of potential buyers, lessees, or exchangees for the Properties which may acquire, lease or exchange one or both of the Properties through statutory rights or public bid processes (Proposed Buyer(s)/Lessee(s)/Exchangee(s)).

Under Negotiation:  Instruction to Negotiator will concern price and terms of payment issues associated with possible disposition, lease, or exchange of the identified Properties.

B.

Property: Approximately 12.9 acres of vacant land which was designed as a school site on the East Lake Specific Plan, but with an underlying residential zoning. The subject property is located at the northeasterly corner of future Diamond Drive and Summerly Place, in the City of Lake Elsinore. Assessors Parcel Number 371-270-004 & 022.

Negotiating Parties: Lake Elsinore Unified School District, Real Property Negotiator, Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities and Operations (Proposed Buyer) and the McMillin Companies, Brian Milch, President (Proposed Seller). 

Under Negotiation:  Purchase and Sales Agreement.

 

Unfold E.  RECONVENE GENERAL SESSION   
         
1. ROLL CALL     
  Mrs. Susan Scott, President
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd, Clerk
Mrs. Jeanie Corral, Member
Mr. Stan Crippen, Member
Mr. Tom Thomas, Member
         
2. FLAG SALUTE AND MOMENT OF SILENCE: TOM THOMAS     
Unfold F.  MOTION TO APPROVE AGENDA   
         
1. Motion to approve the agenda of May 10, 2012, as submitted/amended      (V)  
G.  REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION (IF APPLICABLE)   
Unfold H.  STUDENT BOARD REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS   
         
1. Student Board Representatives Reports     
 
Carolina Lopez Elsinore High School
Autumn Thompson Southern California Online Academy
Geri Birch Lakeside High School
Kurt Clements Temescal Canyon High School

 

Unfold I.  PRESENTATION SESSION   
         
1. Dakota Wilson Recognition     
  Dakota Wilson interviewed and was the only student chosen from several Lakeside High School (LHS) students to participate in the annual American Legion Oratorical Contest in June.  He will be the first ever young man to represent LHS at the State Level.

Presented by:  Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
2. AVID Senior Recognition     
  Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a college preparatory program whose mission is to ensure that all students, and most especially the least served students who are in the middle of the academic achievement spectrum, will succeed in rigorous curriculum, complete college a-g requirements, and become educated and responsible participants and leaders in society.

To show their appreciation to the Governing Board for their continued support to the AVID program, the Instructional Technology TOSA’s have produced a brief video to present to the Governing Board.  Their video synopsis will illustrate the senior AVID students from Lakeside, Temescal and Elsinore High Schools, their many college and university acceptances, and their scholarship awards.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Service
Lorie Reitz, Director, Secondary Curriculum, Instructional Support Services
  
         
3. Elsinore High School Academic Decathlon Team Presentation     
  The Academic Decathlon is a ten event team competition held over two Saturdays, whose contestants are assessed with questions in math, science, history, economics, literature, art, music, and speech. An interview and personal essay complete the competition. Elsinore High School has won the third place team award and multiple individual awards out of 18 teams competing in the Riverside County Academic Decathlon. The team also placed third in the rigorous Super Quiz event. This represents the third year in a row that Elsinore High School has placed third in the county overall.

Presented by:  Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
4. Temescal Canyon Girls Water Polo Team Presentation     
  For the second year in a row the Temescal Canyon Girls Water Polo team has won the CIF Championship.

The Girls entered CIF competition as undefeated Sunbelt League Champions and were ranked number 2 in their CIF Division.

In the championship game the Titans were behind 4 – 10 at halftime.  The second half saw them outscore Bonita 8 -1 and with 1.7 seconds remaining, Daniel Wenzel scored the go ahead goal to give the Titans their second CIF Championship in a row.

Presented by:  Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
5. Elsinore High School Boy's Basketball Presentation     
  Elsinore High School Boy's Basketball completed an incredible season with a 28-5 overall record. The boys were undefeated Sunbelt League Champions for the 3rd year in a row, 30-0 over that span. The 2012 team were the North County and Paloma Valley Shootout tournament Champions and runner up in the Nighthawk Classic tournament. After an outstanding regular season, the boys went on to reach the CIF Division 2A Final Four and continued into the CIF State Division 2 playoffs and finished as Quarter-Finalists. The boy's basketball team was ranked Number 1 in the final Riverside/San Bernardino Counties poll.

Presented by:  Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
6. Recognition of School Resource Officer Joshua Balos     
  Deputy Josh Balos of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department has been an integral partner with the District during his tenure.  Student Support Services would like to recognize Deputy Balos's outstanding contributions on behalf of the students and community of Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
7. Recognition of Lake Elsinore Unified School District's Business Community Partners     
  Student Support Services Division would like to recognize our business partners for their contributions in providing work experience opportunities for our transition-age students.

Presented by:  Donna Wolter, Interim Director of Special Education
Shannon Pinck, Special Education Program Specialist
         
8. Recognition of National Week of the School Nurse     
  May 6th through May 12 is designated as the National Week of the school nurse.

Presented by: Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
9. Student Presentation of Mental Health Awareness Ribbons     
  Gabriela Soto, a student at Terra Cotta Middle School, would like to present the Governing Board with silver ribbon pins representing May as Mental Health Awareness Month.
   
Presented by:  Donna Wolter, Interim Director of Special Education
Shannon Pinck, Special Education Program Specialist
         
10. Common Core State Standards Presentation     
  The Common Core State Standards will replace the California State Standards in 2014-2015 school year, as the skills that students are expected to master in public schools.  This presentation will explore the Common Core State Standards, comparison to the current California State Standards and the implementation outline for the Common Core Standards in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
11. Facilities Master Plan Update     
  Staff recommends that the Governing Board receive an informational presentation regarding the status and purpose of the Facilities Master Plan.

Presented by:  Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
12. Presentation to Discuss Options for Boundary Adjustments for the 2012-13 School Year     
 

Staff recommends that the Governing Board receive a staff presentation regarding short-term attendance boundary adjustments for 2012-13, and receive information addressing long-term redistricting plans for 2013-14. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent Facilities & Operations Support Services

         
13. Earl Warren Elementary School and Ronald Reagan Elementary School Grade Configuration Change from K-5 to K-6 for the 2012-13 School Year     
 

Consider converting Earl Warren and Ronald Reagan Elementary Schools from K-5 to K-6 sites for the 2012-13 school year.

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
Unfold J.  COMMUNICATION SESSION I - GENERAL SESSION ITEMS   
         
1. Public Comments - General Session Items      (D)  
 

The Governing Board welcomes public comments related to General Session items. A total of 30 minutes is provided so members of the public can address the Governing Board.  Comments are limited to three (3) minutes and should be confined to those items listed on the request.  Unless an item has been placed on the published agenda in accordance with the Brown Act, there shall be no action taken, nor should there be comments on, responses to, or discussion of a topic not on the agenda. The Board members may: (1) acknowledge receipt of information; (2) refer matter to staff with no direction as to action or priority; or (3) refer the matter to the next agenda.  SPEAKERS SHOULD ALWAYS FACE THE GOVERNING BOARD.

Unfold K.  INFORMATION SESSION   
         
1. City Councils and Community Involvement Oral Report      (D)  
  Community engagement is a goal of the District. The Coordinator of Community and Media Relations will present an oral report highlighting local government activities in the cities of Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake, and Wildomar, and related community involvement activities.

Presented by: Mark Dennis, Coordinator of Community and Media Relations
         
2. Sycamore Academy of Science and Cultural Arts (SASCA) Board Update      (D)  
  District Staff will present an oral report highlighting Sycamore Academy of Science and Cultural Arts (SASCA) governing board actions and items of interest to the Governing Board and community.  

Presented by: Mark Dennis, Coordinator, Community and Media Relations
         
3. Alternative Governance Board Minutes      (D)  
  The Alternative Governance Board (AGB) team will be meeting monthly and minutes shared with the Lake Elsinore Governing Board each month.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
4. Board Policies/Administrative Regulations - First Reading and/or Review      (D)  
 

In a continuing effort to maintain up-to-date school district Board Policies/Administrative Regulations/Exhibits, the District Administration continues to review, evaluate and revise these documents on a regular basis. The following is presented to the Governing Board for review: 

BP 6146.1 High School Graduation Requirements
   
Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services

 

Unfold L.  CONSENT CALENDAR APPROVAL   
         
1. APPROVE CONSENT CALENDAR, AS SUBMITTED/AMENDED      (V)  (C)  
Unfold M.  CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS   
         
1. Calendar of District Events (May 11 thru July 31, 2012)      (V)  (C)  
  In order to improve communication throughout the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, the Superintendent's Office regularly submits a multi-month District Master Calendar for the Governing Board's information.  Although this calendar may not reflect all District and school activities, it serves to improve communication and event planning.

Presented by:  Dr. Frank W. Passarella, District Superintendent
         
2. Modify Agreement with Temecula Valley Therapy Services      (V)  (C)  
  Student Support Services is requesting approval of the modified agreement with Temecula Valley Therapy Services to fulfill a Settlement Agreement dated 1/24/2011 for Case No. S-0095-10/11.

Presented by:  Donna Wolter, Interim Director Special Education
         
3. Expulsions      (V)  (C)  
 

Student Support Services Division is seeking approval of expulsion recommendations listed below. The Governing Board had an opportunity to review these recommendations in Closed Session before taking action in Open Session. 

Approval of Expulsion No. 76-11/12

Approval of Waiver of Expulsion No. 75-11/12

Approval of Waiver of Expulsion No. 78-11/12

Approval of Waiver of Expulsion No. 79-11/12

Approval of Waiver of Expulsion No. 80-11/12

Presented by: Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance

         
4. Agreement with Medical Billing Technologies, Inc. (MBT) for MAA      (V)  (C)  
  This agreement with Medical Billing Technologies, Incorporated (MBT) to provide and coordinate administrative services, as well as reporting, on behalf of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

Presented by: Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
5. Agreement with Dr. Bill Beacham, Center for Drug-Free Communities      (V)  (C)  
  Dr. Beacham, Ph.D., will be providing presentations for Parent Nights on Drug-Free Communities at various school sites.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
6. Children and Family Services Head Start Director's Report      (V)  (C)  
  The Director of Children and Family Services prepares a monthly report for the Head Start Parent Committee and the Governing Board.  This Board item includes the Director's Report for April 2012 and the Fiscal Report for March 2012.

Presented by:  Frieda Brands, Director Children and Family Services
         
7. Agreement with My Family, Inc. Recovery Center (MFI)      (V)  (C)  
  My Family, Inc. Recovery Center serves approximately twenty-five students in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.  These services typically are provided at the student's home school.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
8. Agreement with Positive Solutions      (V)  (C)  
  Positive Solutions currently facilitates Anger Management Education for groups of students enrolled in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
9. Agreement with Assistive Technology Exchange Center (ATEC)      (V)  (C)  
  ATEC provides assessments, software installation, and staff and student training for LEUSD special needs students for the 2012/13 school year.

Presented by:  Donna Wolter, Interim Director Special Education
         
10. Agreement with Catholic Charities San Bernardino/Riverside      (V)  (C)  
  Catholic Charities will provide social services to those in crisis in our local communities for the 2012/13 school year.  These services will support families, neighborhoods and society so that people’s lives are filled with hope.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
11. Agreement with Interquest Detection Canines of San Diego      (V)  (C)  
  Interquest is the nation's leading source for contraband detection canine services. Interquest provides canine contraband detection services to LEUSD schools to help keep students and employees safe.   

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
12. Consultant Agreement - San Diego State University Research Foundation      (V)  (C)  
  San Diego State University (SDSU) will partner with LEUSD from February 2010 to September 30, 2013 to provide math professional development, training for math coaches, assistance with study lessons and teacher collaboration. SDSU faculty will develop and maintain a web site for teacher collaboration and participate on the leadership team. An increase of $14,795 in year two of SDSU’s contract is being requested for additional expenses incurred in the implementation and maintenance of the website.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
13. Single Plan for Student Achievement      (V)  (C)  
  Each year schools receiving categorical funds write a Single Plan for Student Achievement which requires all expenditures to be tied to student achievement data.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
14. Key Data Systems Agreement for Instructional Support Services      (V)  (C)  
  Approval is being requested to hire Key Data Systems for the 2012-2013 school year as a consultant. Some of the services to be provided include: preparing data and assessment information assist with STAR, CELDT and CAHSEE Pre-ID files; provide program evaluation services and professional development as needed.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
15. New and Revised Middle and High School Course Outlines      (V)  (C)  
  Each year, new courses are proposed as well as current courses revised and updated by our schools to be added to the curriculum.

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
16. Student Trip Request –Elsinore High School      (V)  (C)  
  Administrative Regulation No. 6153 requires Board authorization for students to attend District sanctioned events that require overnight or out of state accommodations.

A request has been received for Elsinore High School Solar Cup Team to participate in the following trip:

2012 Solar Cup Competition
Lake Skinner, Winchester, CA
Friday, May 18, 202 – Sunday, May 20, 2011

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
17. Student Trip Request-Elsinore High School      (V)  (C)  
  Administrative Regulation No. 6153 requires Board authorization for students to attend District sanctioned events that require overnight or out-of-state accommodations.  

A request has been received from Elsinore High School Air Force Junior ROTC students to participate in the following trip:

Air Force JROTC Summer Leadership School
Camp Pendleton, California
Monday, July 30, 2012 – Friday, August 3, 2012

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services  
         
18. Student Trip Request – Elsinore High School      (V)  (C)  
  Administrative Regulation No. 6153 requires Board authorization for students to attend District sanctioned events that require overnight or out-of-state accommodations.  

A request has been received for Elsinore High School Dance Team students to participate in the following trip:

Alamo Bowl Halftime Show
San Antonio, Texas
Thursday, December 27, 2012 – Sunday, December 30, 2012

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
         
19. Authorization to Solicit Bids for Swimming Pool Maintenance Services      (V)  (C)  
 

Staff is requesting authorization to solicit competitive bids for swimming pool maintenance services throughout the District.

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
20. Authorization to Solicit Bids for Asphalt and Related Services      (V)  (C)  
 

Staff is requesting authorization to solicit competitive bids for asphalt and related services at secondary sites throughout the District.

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
21. Authorization to Solicit Competitive Bids for District-wide Security Services      (V)  (C)  
 

Staff is requesting authorization to solicit competitive bids for district-wide security services.

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
22. Architectural Design Services for the Replacement of Luiseno K-8 School Roof, Gutters, Downspouts and Skylight Curbs      (V)  (C)  
 

Approve proposal with Architecture for Education for design services to replace the existing roof at Luiseno K-8 School.

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
23. Bond Counsel Retention Agreement with Bowie, Arneson, Wiles & Giannone for General Obligation Bond Services      (V)  (C)  
  Bond Counsel Retention Agreement with Bowie, Arneson, Wiles & Giannone for General Obligation Bond Services.

Presented by:  Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
24. Acceptance of Donations      (V)  (C)  
 

Lake Elsinore Unified School District received donations of cash and goods in the amount of $33,538.27 as listed.

DONATION MADE BY   DONATION AMOUNT RECIPIENT
Darren Thrower   $8 Ronald Reagan Elementary
Scholastic Inc   $3,000 Railroad Canyon Elementary
Ronald Reagan Elementary PTA   $768 Ronald Reagan Elementary
Wildomar Elementary PTA   $162.27 Wildomar Elementary
Echo Pacific Construction   $2,600 Tuscany Hills Elementary
Scholastic Inc.   $23,000 Elsinore Elementary School
Ronald Reagan Elementary PTA   $3,500 Ronald Reagan Elementary

Presented by: George Landon, Assistant Superintendent, Fiscal Support Services

         
25. Proposal with Erickson-Hall Construction for Lakeland Village Restroom Conversion      (V)  (C)  
  Approve construction proposal in the amount of $152,995.00 with Erickson-Hall Construction Co.,to add toilet partitions in three restrooms and one restroom vestibule in Building F at Lakeland Village School.  

Presented by:  Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services  
         
26. Review and Approve the Assistant Coach job descriptions.      (V)  (C)  
  Review and Approve the Assistant Coach job descriptions for the following sports:  Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Water Polo, and Wrestling.

Presented by:  Kip Meyer, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Support Services
         
27. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of March 8, 2012, Special Meeting of April 2, 2012, and Regular Meeting of April 19, 2012      (V)  (C)  
  Official minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 8, 2012, Special Meeting of April 2, 2012, and  Regular Meeting of April 19, 2012, are submitted for Governing Board approval.

Presented by:  Dr. Frank W. Passarella, District Superintendent
         
28. Authorization to Enter Into a Lease Lease Back Agreement with Echo Pacific Construction for the Traffic Improvement Project at David Brown Middle School      (V)  (C)  
  Approve Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) of $2,700,000 with Echo Pacific Construction for the construction of the traffic improvement project at David Brown Middle School contingent upon funding.

Presented by:  Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
         
29. Authorization to Enter Into a Lease Lease Back Agreement with Echo Pacific Construction for the Traffic Improvement Project at Terra Cotta Middle School      (V)  (C)  
  Approve Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) of $2,300,000 with Echo Pacific Construction for the construction of the traffic improvement project at Terra Cotta Middle School contingent upon funding.

Presented by:  Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

         
30. Review and approve the Certified Sign Language Interpreter job description.      (V)  (C)  
  Review and approve the Certified Sign Language Interpreter job description.

Presented by:  Sam Wensel, Executive Director, Personnel Support Services
         
31. 2012-2013 Designation of High School Representatives to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Leagues      (V)  (C)  
  Approve the designation of high school representatives to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).

Presented by:  Kip Meyer, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Support Services
         
32. RCOE Head Start/Early Head Start Funding Increase      (V)  (C)  
  The Riverside County Office of Education is receiving an increase in funding for the Head Start and Early Head Start contracts for 2012/13.  This adjustment will be used to cover personnel costs for those who are receiving step and column increases.

Presented by: Frieda Brands, Director Children and Family Services
Unfold N.  PUBLIC HEARING SESSION   
         
1. Public Hearing Regarding Resolution No. 2011-12-063, Authorizing the Conveyance of Property to the City of Lake Elsinore     
  Conduct a public hearing to receive comments pertaining to Resolution No. 2011-12-063, authorizing the conveyance of property to the City of Lake Elsinore.

Presented by:  Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
Unfold O.  ACTION SESSION   
         
1. Resolution No. 2011-12-065, Acting as the Legislative Body of CFD 88-1, Authorizing the Issuance of the 2012 Special Tax Refunding Bonds of CFD 88-1, Approving Fiscal Agent Agreement, Approving Certain Related Documents, Making Related Findings and Determinations and Taking Certain Other Actions in Connection Therewith      (V)  
 

Based on the opportunity to secure long-term debt service savings, and potentially secure additional funds for the acquisition and construction of school facilities to benefit the District, it is recommended that the Governing Board, acting as the legislative bodies of CFD Nos. 88-1, 89-1, and 90-1 approve and adopt Resolution Nos. 2011-12-065, 2011-12-066, and 2011-12-067, respectively. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

 

         
2. Resolution No. 2011-12-066, Acting as the Legislative Body of CFD 89-1, Authorizing the Issuance of the 2012 Special Tax Refunding Bonds of CFD 89-1, Approving Fiscal Agent Agreement, Approving Certain Related Documents, Making Related Findings and Determinations and Taking Certain Other Actions in Connection Therewith      (V)  
 

Based on the opportunity to secure long-term debt service savings, and potentially secure additional funds for the acquisition and construction of school facilities to benefit the District, it is recommended that the Governing Board, acting as the legislative bodies of CFD Nos. 88-1, 89-1, and 90-1 approve and adopt Resolution Nos. 2011-12-065, 2011-12-066, and 2011-12-067, respectively. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

 

         
3. Resolution No. 2011-12-067, Acting as the Legislative Body of CFD 90-1, Authorizing the Issuance of the 2012 Special Tax Refunding Bonds of CFD 90-1, Approving Fiscal Agent Agreement, Approving Certain Related Documents, Making Related Findings and Determinations and Taking Certain Other Actions in Connection Therewith      (V)  
 

Based on the opportunity to secure long-term debt service savings, and potentially secure additional funds for the acquisition and construction of school facilities to benefit the District, it is recommended that the Governing Board, acting as the legislative bodies of CFD Nos. 88-1, 89-1, and 90-1 approve and adopt Resolution Nos. 2011-12-065, 2011-12-066, and 2011-12-067, respectively. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

 

         
4. Resolution No. 2011-12-063, Authorizing the Conveyance of Property to the City of Lake Elsinore      (V)  
 

Adopt Resolution No. 2011-12-063, authorizing the conveyance of property to the City of Lake Elsinore. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

 

         
5. Ratification of the Purchase Order List      (V)  
  Attached is the monthly report of all encumbered Contracts, Direct Pays and Purchase Orders for the period March 24, 2012 through April 17, 2012. General unrestricted funding totaled $880,137.38 and restricted funding totaled $1,065,011.16 for a grand total of $1,945,148.54 Presented by: George Landon, Assistant Superintendent, Fiscal Support Services
         
6. Approval of Riverside County Office of Education Budget Requirements for 2011/2012 and 2012/2013.      (V)  
  Approve Budget requirements for 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 as requested by the Riverside County Office of Education.

Presented by: George Landon, Assistant Superintendent Fiscal Support Services
             
         
7. Disclosure of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA      (V)  
  Disclosure of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA for the remainder of the 2011-12 fiscal year and the 2012-13 fiscal year.

Presented by:  George Landon, Assistant Superintendent Fiscal Support Services
Michael Taylor, Executive Director Fiscal Support Services
         
8. Approval of the Ratified Agreement between the Lake Elsinore Unified School District and the California School Employees Association #598      (V)  
  Approval of the Ratified Agreement between the Lake Elsinore Unified School District and the California School Employees Association #598.

Presented by:  Sam Wensel, Executive Director, Personnel Support Services
         
9. Roll Call Vote: Adoption of Resolution No. 2011-12-064: Order of Election and Request for Consolidation         (V)  
 

Adoption of Resolution ordering consolidated Governing Board member biennial election, specifications of the election order, and request for consolidation. 

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

Presented by:  Dr. Frank W. Passarella, District Superintendent

         
10. Resolution No. 2011-12-068, Authorizing Execution and Delivery of a Site Lease, Lease Agreement, Assignment Agreement, Trust Agreement, Purchase Agreement, and a Funding Allocation Agreement, and Authorizing Execution and Delivery of the 2012 Refunding Certificates of Participation in an Aggregate Principal Amount NTE $1,500,000 and Authorizing Related Documents and Actions      (V)  
 

Based on the opportunity to secure long-term debt service savings, and potentially secure additional funds for the acquisition and construction of school facilities to benefit the School District, it is recommended that the Governing Board approve and adopt Resolution No. 2011-12-068. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

 

         
11. Resolution No. 2011-12-069, as Governing Board and Acting in its Capacity as the Legislative Body of Designated CFD, Including Improvement Areas Thereof, of the School District, Approving a First Amendment Pledge Agreement Among the School District, the School District and the Lake Elsinore School Financing and the Lake Elsinore School Financing Authority      (V)  
 

In order to provide support for the financing structure proposed for the Authority’s 2012 Refunding Revenue Bonds, and the underlying Series 2012 Special Tax Refunding Bonds of CFD No. 88-1, it is recommended that the Governing Board of the School District, acting for itself and as the Legislative Body of the various identified CFDs, approve Resolution No. 2011-12-069. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Mrs. Sue Scott
Mrs. Heidi Matthies Dodd
Mrs. Jeanie Corral
Mr. Stan Crippen
Mr. Tom Thomas

 

         
12. Approval of the Classified Personnel Report No. 11/2011-2012.      (V)  
 

Attached are the personnel action items related to classified staff members' employment recommended for approval by the Governing Board. 

Presented by: Sam Wensel, Executive Director, Personnel Support Services

         
13. Approval of the Certificated Personnel Report No. 11/2011-12      (V)  
  Attached are the personnel action items related to certificated staff members' employment recommended for approval by the Governing Board.

Presented by:  Kip Meyer, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Support Services
         
14. Approve the revised 2012/13 School Year Calendar for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.      (V)  
  Approve the revised 2012/13 School Year Calendar for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

Presented by: Kip Meyer, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Support Services
         
15. Agreement with Victor Community Support Services, Inc. Funded by LEA Medi-Cal      (V)  
  Victor Community Support Services, Inc. shall provide anger management and effective decision making for at-risk students for the 2012/13 school year.

Presented by: Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
16. Agreement with Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)      (V)  
  Student Support Services Division is requesting approval of the agreement with CARD to provide Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services (home and school based).  A CARD Aide is currently assigned to the student at school and home. This agreement will provide continuity of services through Extended School Year and the 2012/13 school year.


Presented by:  Donna Wolter, Interim Director Special Education
         
17. Children and Family Services Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) Policy and Eligibility Ranking Scale      (V)  
  Every year the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance policy must be updated and approved by the Governing Board.

Presented by:  George Landon, Assistant Superintendent Fiscal Suppport Services
Frieda Brands, Director Children and Family Serivces
         
18. Amendment to Riverside County Department of Mental Health Contract for SET 4 School and SNAP, Fiscal Year 2011-2012      (V)  
  The contract with Riverside County Department of Mental Health for SET 4 School and SNAP has been amended to reflect the amount increased from $700,000 to $768,350.

Presented by:  Frieda Brands, Director Children and Family Services
         
19. Agreement with Medical Billing Technologies, Inc. (MBT)      (V)  
  This agreement with medical Billing Technologies, Incorporated (MBT) is to provide and coordinate administrative services as well as reporting on behalf of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director Child Welfare and Attendance
         
20. Agreement with LifeSigns, Inc.      (V)  
  Student Support Services Division is requesting the Governing Board's approval of the agreement with LifeSigns to provide Sign Language, Oral Tactile Interpreting to special needs students of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District as per the student's Individualized Education Plan.

Presented by: Donna Wolter, Interim Director Special Education
         
21. Interdistrict Attendance Transfer Master Agreement      (V)  
  Approval of Interdistrict Attendance Master Agreement among the 23 school districts in Riverside County.

Presented by:  Steve Behar, Director, Child Welfare and Attenance
         
22. Modify Agreement with Victor Community Support Services      (V)  
  The Victor Community Services Therapist Agreement with Children and Family Services and Riverside County Department of Mental Health has been modified to reflect the amount increased from $65,200. to $135,550.

Presented by:  Frieda Brands, Director Children and Family Services
         
23. Adoption/Revision of Board Policies and Administrative Regulations      (V)  
 

Adoption of board policies and administrative regulations as follows:

AR 1340 Access to District Records
AR 3540 Transportation
AR 3541 Transportation Routes and Services
AR 3543 Procedures for Emergencies
AR 4117.11/4317/11 Pre-Retirement Part-Time Employment
AR 6162.51 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program
BP 6158 Independent Study

 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services
Kip Meyer, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Support Services
Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services

 

         
24. Consolidated Programs Application, Part II      (V)  
  Pending Board approval, the Consolidated Application, Part II will be submitted according to reporting and funding requirements for our state and federal programs.  This document is filed in two parts.  Part I was approved in July, 2011.  Part II is now due.  Since funding levels for the various programs were unknown in June, the prior year’s funding was used as an estimate of our 2011-12 entitlements.  The figures submitted at this time reflect our final entitlements.”

Presented by: Dr. Alain Guevara, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Support Services
Unfold P.  MOTION TO ADJOURN   
         
1. Adjourn the Regular Meeting of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District Governing Board to the Meeting of the Lake Elsinore School Financing Authority      (V)  
Unfold Q.  MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF LEFSA   
         
1. Call to Order of the May 10, 2012 meeting of the Lake Elsinore School Financing Authority     
         
2. ROLL CALL     
  Tom Thomas, President
Stan Crippen, Vice President
Jeanie Corral, Director
Heidi Matthies Dodd, Director
Susan Scott, Director
Frank W. Passarella, Secretary
George Landon, Treasurer/CEO
         
3. PUBLIC COMMENTS     
 

Individuals wishing to address the Authority Board of Directors regarding the Lake Elsinore School Financing Authority are requested to complete a request form provided by the Authority and submit the completed form to the Authority Secretary prior to the beginning of the meeting.   Please limit individual communication to three (3) minutes. No action or discussion will be taken on any items not appearing on the posted Authority Agenda. 

         
4. LESFA Resolution No. 2011-12-002, Authorizing and Directing the Issuance, Sale and Delivery of NTE $11,750,000 Principal Amount of Lake Elsinore School Financing Authority 2012 Revenue Bonds; Approving Execution and Delivery of an Indenture of Trust, a Bond Purchase Agreement, an Official Statement and Certain Other Agreements and Documents in Connection Therewith      (V)  
 

LESFA Resolution No. 2011-12-002, authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $11,750,000 principal amount of Lake Elsinore School Financing Authority 2012 Revenue Bonds; approving execution and delivery of an Indenture of Trust, a Bond Purchase Agreement, an Official Statement and certain other agreements and documents in connection therewith. 

Presented by: Gregory J. Bowers, Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Operations Support Services

ROLL CALL
 

Tom Thomas, President
Stan Crippen, Vice President
Mrs. Jeanie Corral, Director
Heidi Matthies Dodd, Director
Mr. Tom Thomas, Director

 

         
5. MOTION TO ADJOURN THE MAY 10, 2012 MEETING OF THE LAKE ELSINORE SCHOOL FINANCING AUTHORITY TO THE MEETING OF THE LAKE ELSINORE SCHOOLS FINANCING CORPORATION (ANNOUNCE TIME)      (V)  
Unfold R.  SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF LEFSC   
S.  RECONVENE THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE LEUSD GOVERNING BOARD   
Unfold T.  BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT/CABINET COMMENTS, DIRECTION AND UPDATES   
         
1. The Governing Board will take comments/updates from fellow board members, the District Superintendent, and Cabinet members. The Board may also give direction as to certain issues.      (D)  
U.  MOTION TO ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (IF NEEDED)   
V.  RECONVENE GENERAL SESSION (IF NEEDED)   
W.  REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION (IF APPLICABLE)   
X.  ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING   

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