Meeting Minutes for 03/13/2018

Minutes
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
7:00 p.m.

I. Call to Order at ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬7:01 p.m., (7:00 p.m.)
Roll call: Geronimo Bernard, Brian Coyle, Gloria Faircloth, Ian Llewellyn, Jim Smith, and Kaya Westling. Other persons attending are also invited to give their names, but this is optional. No one shall be required to provide a name in order to attend the meeting.)

Designated taker of minutes: Geronimo Bernard, and timekeeper: Ian Llewellyn.

II. Adoption of the Agenda (as written or as amended).

If amended: moved by: Brian Coyle, seconded by: Ian Llewellyn, ayes: 5, nays____, abstain___, absent___, motion approved.

Added Resolution 2018 03 13 E. Student Walk Out for March for Our Lives on Gun Control.

III. Patriotic Observance

In the spirit of British Parliament and Churchill resisted Nazi and tit for tat with Lady Astor, “If I was your wife I would poison you. If I was your husband I would gladly take the poison.”

IV. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings

Approval of Minutes of February 13, 2018 Meeting . If amended: Moved by: _______, seconded by:_______, ayes:____, nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent:_____, motion tabled.

V. Recognitions

A. To Kaya Westling for Installing a Motion Sensing Light that provides light to the parking area at night.
B. To all of the families who participated in the work day on February 24.

VI. Public Comment (This is the time for the public to comment on items that are not on the agenda. Board members or staff may respond briefly or ask for clarifications, but no Board action will be taken.)

Women’s history is spotlighting women of the Bay Area. John Heylin’s daughter is going to Canyon School next year. He is very excited.

VII. CEF/CATSS Report

Fundraiser crew is meeting weekly for the April 21 Fundraiser. $100 tickets. Small, silent auction. CEF/CATSS collecting donations. Some large auction items.

VIII. Board Mail

IX. Reports
a. Superintendent’s Report

Brown Act presentation may be brought to school for staff and board members.

1. Facility

Hamilton Tree did branch trimming in the grove. $12-15,000 expected for bill.

Furnace and hot water heater replaced. Still trouble shooting for hot water to sinks.

2. Budget

1st Interim report. See attached. Note: Calstrs and Calpers going up over 100% in the next few years. Gloria will retire as 60% employee. Need someone with accounting background. Hope to split job from Superintendent/business manager. Add hours and days to principal position to be a superintendent also. Lower hours of new business manager position.

3. Employment

4. After School Program

5. Lunch Program

b. Principal’s Report

Acalanes School district is not accepting “inter district transfers” next year.

School Calendar is essentially the same August 29 – June 14. See attached.

Sheriff came out to talk about emergency drills for active shooters. Run, hide, fight. School will come up with drills. Little kids drill will be treated as an emergency drill, not a shooter drill.

1. Staffing

2. Curriculum

c. Board Policy Project

Summary of new State Law, strengthens gun free zone laws.
d. Other Reports and Requests by Board Members

Looking for new alarm system. Perhaps a system to be able to connect with fire department. Land lines could go down in fire/emergency. Cell phones don’t work.

X. Discussion Items

XI. Action Items

Resolution 2018 03 13 A. Approve Interdistrict Transfer Permit for Student #2018 03 13A
Moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Kaya Westling, ayes: 5, nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent:_____, motion approved.

Resolution 2018 03 13 B. Approve Interdistrict Transfer Permit for Student #2018 03 13B
Moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Brian Coyle, ayes: 5, nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent:_____, motion approved.

Resolution 2018 03 13 C. Approve 2018-2019 Attendance Calendar
Moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Brian Coyle, ayes: 5, nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent:_____, motion approved.

Resolution 2018 03 13 D. Approve 2nd Interim Budget for 2017/2018.
Moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Brian Coyle, ayes: 5, nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent:_____, motion approved.

Resolution 2018 03 13 E. Student Walk Out for March for Our Lives on Gun Control.
Moved by: Geronimo Bernard, seconded by Kaya Westling, Ayes: 5, Motion Approved.

XII. Adjournment at8:30 p.m. to next regular Board meeting on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

Minutes Approved As Written: Date:_____________