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Hart District monumentThe next regular meeting of the Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District is Friday, September 13, 2017 at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.

A closed session starts at 6 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: This meeting will include two Public Hearings for items IX-A – Resolution No. 17/18-11 – Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Act and IX-E – Resolution No. 17/18-10 – Dedicating an Easement to Newhall County Water District at Hart High School for Roadway and Utilities Purposes.

The agenda follows:

I. Call to Order
I.A. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum
II. First Closed Session
II.A. Public Comments for Closed Session Items

Quick Summary / Abstract:
A member of the audience may address the Board on items listed in Closed Session by completing a Speaker Card. Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken at this time, and the Board President will limit comment time to 2 (two) minutes. If you wish to speak regarding an item not appearing on the Closed Session agenda, please make your comments during the Public Session (see below).
II.B. First Closed Session Items
II.B.1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation (per Government Code 54956.9(d)(2)) – One potential case (17/18-A) 

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with legal counsel.
II.B.2. Settlement Agreement No. 15/16-11L(per Government Code Section 54956.9) 

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Consideration of Settlement Agreement.
II.B.3. Rejection of Claim No. 16/17-17L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Claim No 16/17L. Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.4. Public Employee Appointment/Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment/Non-reelection (per Government Code Section 54957)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Public employee appointment/discipline/dismissal/release/reassignment/non-reelection.
II.B.5. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra – Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association (per Government Code Section 54957.6)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association.
II.C. Reconvene to Public Session
III. Organization
III.A. Report of First Closed Session Action
III.B. Re-Establishment of Quorum
III.C. Pledge of Allegiance
III.D. Approval of Agenda
III.E. Approval of Minutes

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 30, 2017, presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 30, 2017.
Attachments:
Minutes – Regular Meeting – August 30, 2017
IV. Recognitions by Board
IV.A. Recognition of District Teachers of the Year

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Each school has selected a Teacher of the Year for the 2017/18 school year, and these worthy teachers are being recognized this evening.
Rationale:
The California Teacher of the Year program, which began in 1972, has brought recognition to exemplary teachers, paying tribute to their resolute efforts.  With the District’s many outstanding teachers, staff takes pride in identifying and honoring its own heroes of Hart District classrooms.  Selection criteria include personal growth, commitment, personal attributes, and professional skills.

Being honored tonight as Teachers of the Year by their individual schools are:  Michele Siner, Academy of the Canyons; Jessica Meraz, Arroyo Seco Junior High School; Ravinder Athwal, Bowman High School; Mary Purdy, Canyon High School; Jamie Foderaro, Golden Valley High School; Martin Kirby, Hart High School; Denise Baker, Learning Post; Jessica Dabbeekeh, La Mesa Junior High School; Monica Ludlow, Placerita Junior High School; Carine Clewis, Rancho Pico Junior High School; Matthew Sheridan, Rio Norte Junior High School; Monica Lunde, Saugus High School; Teri Rodriguez, Sequoia School; Stephanie Caneday, Sierra Vista Junior High School; Brenda Monteleone, Valencia High School; Linda Cox, West Ranch High School; and Marci Gabriel, Golden Oak Adult School.

For the 2017/18 school year, the District recognizes Mary Purdy as the Hart District Teacher of the Year.  Mary has recently concluded her teaching career after 39 years, 35 of those with the Hart District and the past 26 of those at Canyon High School.  She was an outstanding music educator whose passion for the arts inspired her students and her colleagues.  Mary has done amazing things at Canyon High School with her various choral groups and has put the School and District on the map nationally.  The Canyon High School Choirs have traveled to New York, San Diego and Canada, among other locales, and often receive high accolades by the adjudicators.  Most recently, a trip to perform in Carnegie Hall in the spring of 2016 was a highlight to Mary’s career.  But Mary did much more on campus that made her stand out as the Hart District’s Teacher of the Year.  Mary created the Tri-M Music Honor Society, was the advisor for various clubs, including the Bible Club, and you could often find her with a smile on her face around campus.  Mary will be missed by Canyon High School and the Hart District, but her efforts will not go unnoticed as she has set up students for success whether by going on to college or beginning their careers.

Honorees and their school principals have been invited to the Board meeting.

V. Communications
V.A. Board Member Reports
V.B. Student Board Member Report
V.C. Employee Association Leadership
V.C.1. Hart District Teachers Association (HDTA) President Jayme Allsman
V.C.2. California School Employees Association (CSEA) Chapter 349 President Kathy Hefferon
V.D. School Site Report – Canyon High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Canyon High School Principal John Costanzo will give a presentation on the school’s goals and unique programs.
Attachments:
CHS Board Report
VI. Special Items
VII. Public Comments

Quick Summary / Abstract:
If you wish to address the Governing Board on a topic within the subject matter of its jurisdiction, please complete the Request to Address the Board form and return it to the Secretary to the Board prior to the beginning of the item. Comments regarding the Consent Calendar will be taken during Public Comments. Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda, and the Board President will limit your comments to 2 (two) minutes. The President may limit public comment time based on the number of persons who wish to speak.  If you wish to speak regarding an item that appears on the agenda, you will be called upon to make your comments at the time the item is discussed by the Board.
VIII. Discussion Items
VIII.A. Project Update – Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

A representative from Flewelling & Moody and District staff will give an update on the Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building Project.

Attachments:
Hart 2-Story Presentation 
VIII.B. Enrollment Report

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The enrollment and average daily attendance numbers for the previous and current school year will be discussed.
IX. Action Items
IX.A. Public Hearing for Resolution No. 17/18-11 – Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Act

Speaker:
David N. LeBarron, Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A public hearing will be held regarding the Pupil Textbook and Instructional
Materials Incentive Act.
Rationale:
School districts are subject to the requirements of Education Code Section 60119 in order to receive funding for the Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive program and/or funding for instructional materials from any state source.  One of the requirements is that a public hearing be held once a year, before the end of the eighth week of school, to determine whether each pupil in the school district will have sufficient textbooks or instructional materials.  The intent of the public hearing is to encourage participation on this issue by parents, teachers, and members of the community.

SB 550 defines “sufficient instructional materials or textbooks” as each student, including English Language Learners, having a textbook or instructional materials to use in class and to take home to complete required homework assignments.  SB 550 specifies that this language does not require two sets of textbooks for each pupil.

SB 550 also requires the Governing Board to determine that each student enrolled in a foreign language or health course has sufficient standards-aligned textbooks and that laboratory equipment is available to students in grades 9-12.

Recommended Motion:
Direct the Superintendent to assure the State Superintendent of Public Instruction that the Governing Board has complied with provisions of Education Code Section 60119 through Resolution No. 17/18-11 – Pupil Textbook and Instructional Materials Incentive Act.
Attachments:
Public Textbook RES September 2017
IX.B. Resolution No. 17/18-7 – Certification of 2016/17 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Resolution No. 17/18-7 certifies the 2016/17 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report, as required by California Education Code Section 42100, and appropriates differences between estimated year-end balances and unaudited year-end balances to the ending fund balance for each fund.
Rationale:
Annually, the District prepares a closing report of the budget for the prior fiscal year. This document reflects actual revenues and expenditures for the entire twelve months of operation, including accruals. The report is mandated and must first be accepted by the Board and then submitted to the Los Angeles County Office of Education.

At the time that the District develops its annual budget, the ending balance for the prior fiscal year is estimated based upon prior year patterns of spending, current legislation and established time lines. This estimate is truly just that: an estimate. By year-end, when actual goods and services are received, and revenues earned, these figures can change. However, the importance of this report is two-fold. First, it establishes the actual ending balance of the prior fiscal year, which then becomes the beginning balance of the current fiscal year. Second, it finalizes the actual revenues and expenditures of the prior fiscal year. These figures will change only if there is an audit adjustment as a result of the annual financial audit.

Financial Impact:
None
Recommended Motion:
Adopt Resolution No. 17/18-7 certifying the unaudited actuals report for the 2016/2017 school year, as presented.
Attachments:
2016/17 Unaudited Actuals
2016/17 Unaudited Actuals Presentation
Resolution 17/18-7 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report
IX.C. Resolution No. 17/18-8 – Gann Limit Adoption

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Resolution No. 17/18-8 adopts the District’s Gann Limit establishing an appropriations limit in accordance with Article XIII-B of the California Constitution.
Rationale:
In 1979, voters enacted Proposition 4 limiting growth in government spending to no more than the growth in population and inflation.  This spending limit, commonly referred to as the “Gann Limit” after the initiative’s author, Paul Gann, applies not only to the State of California, but also to cities, counties, special districts, school districts, and county offices of education.  The revenues subject to the Gann Limit are limited to state and local tax sources.  Federal aid and non-tax income (e.g. cafeteria sales and adult education fees) are excluded from the calculation.

To calculate the Gann limit, the base year (1978/79) appropriation limit has been increased annually for both inflation, as measured by the annual percentage change in California per capita personal income, and population, as measured by the annual change in average daily attendance (ADA).  All calculations (see attached) have been prepared in accordance with applicable constitutional and statutory law as provided for by the California Department of Education SACS Form GANN.  The District’s Gann Limit for 2016/17 ($118,285,725.75) and the estimated limit for 2017/18 ($122,552,348.65) do not exceed the limitations imposed by Proposition 4.

Therefore, staff requests the Governing Board adopt Resolution No. 17/18-8 declaring that the District’s budget appropriations in the 2016/17 and 2017/18 fiscal years do not exceed the limitations imposed by Proposition 4.

Recommended Motion:
Adopt Resolution No. 17/18-8 declaring that the District’s budget appropriations for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 fiscal years do not exceed the limitations imposed by Proposition 4.
Attachments:
Gann Form
Resolution 17/18-8 Adopting Gann Limit
IX.D. Ratification of 2016/17 Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Hart District and the Hart District Teachers Association

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The District and the Hart District Teachers Association (HDTA) have agreed upon terms for contract negotiations for the 2016/17 academic year.  HDTA unit members have voted to ratify the tentative agreement, and staff is recommending the Board approve contract revisions as indicated in the attachment.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the tentative agreement between Hart District Teachers Association and the Wm. S. Hart Union High school District for the 2016/17 academic year.
Attachments:
HDTA T/A 16-17
IX.E. Resolution No. 17/18-10 – Dedicating an Easement to Newhall County Water District at Hart High School for Roadway and Utilities Purposes

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Request approval of Resolution No. 17/18-10 dedicating an easement to Newhall County Water District at Hart High School for roadway and utilities purposes.

Rationale:

On August 30, 2017, the Board approved Resolution No. 17/18-6 – Intent to Dedicate an Easement to Newhall County Water District at Hart High School for Roadway and Utilities Purposes. On September 1, 2017, Resolution No. 17/18-6 was posted in three public places, (the Hart District Administrative Center, the Valencia Public Library, and the Santa Clarita City Hall), and was published in The Signal newspaper on September 7, 2017, as required by law.

Resolution No, 17/18-10 will dedicate the easements to Newhall County Water District at Hart High School for roadway and utilities purposes. The resolution must be approved by two-thirds of all of the Board members.

Recommended Motion:

Approve Resolution No. 17/18-10 dedicating an easement to Newhall County Water District at Hart High School for roadway and utilities purposes.

Attachments:
Resolution 17/18-10
IX.F. Resolution No. 17/18-9 – Recognizing the Second Full Week of October as the “Week of the School Administrator”

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approval of Resolution No. 17/18 – 9 recognizing the second full week of October as the “Week of the School Administrator.”
Rationale:
“Week of the School Administrator” is occurring October 8-14, 2017, in observance of the importance of educational leadership. Those being recognized include the superintendent, assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, special education and adult education leaders, curriculum and assessment leaders, school business officials, classified educational leaders, and other school district employees who are considered administrators. Resolution No. 17/18 – 9 is attached, and it addresses the valuable services made to education by school administrators.
Recommended Motion:
Adopt Resolution No. 17/18 – 9 of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board recognizing the second full week of October as the “Week of the School Administrator.”
Attachments:
Resolution 17.18-9 Week of the School Administrator
X. Consent Calendar

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Unless a Board Member has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the Consent Calendar, the Governing Board approves the items at one time.
X.A. Consent Calendar-Removal of Items
X.B. Consent Calendar-Personnel
X.B.1. Personnel Report No. 17/18-4

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Personnel Report No. 17/18- 4 regarding certificated, non-certificated, classified and non-classified employees, and Workability Program.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Personnel Report No. 17/18-4.
Attachments:
17/18-4 Personnel Report
X.C. Consent Calendar-Curriculum/Instruction
X.C.1. Approval of Out-of-State Travel – Hart High, Valencia High, and West Ranch High Schools, and the Administrative Center

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Six employees are requesting authorization to attend out-of-state conferences/trainings.
Rationale:
James Lane, a teacher at Hart High School, is requesting authorization to attend National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Train the Trainer courses, Auto Scanner and Advanced Diagnostics, in Goldsboro, North Carolina, October 8-14, 2017.

Dennis Mifflin, a teacher at Valencia High School, is requesting authorization to attend two out-of-state conferences:

(1)  PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 25-26, 2017

(2)  DECA New York Experience conference, in New York, NY, November 29-December 3, 2017.

Dr. Mariane Doyle, Director of Career Technical Education, is requesting authorization to attend the 2017 National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships Conference in Washington, D.C., October 8-11, 2017.

Joe Monteleone and Jon Gedalia, Valencia High School teachers, are requesting authorization to attend the Simulation User Network Conference (SUN), October 8-11, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas.

Linda Cox, a West Ranch High School teacher who also handles Career and College Readiness strategic projects, is requesting authorization to attend the National Career Pathways Network Conference, October 25-27, 2017, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Financial Impact:
James Lane’s expenses to attend NC3 Train the Trainer courses, Auto Scanner and Advanced Diagnostics, in Goldsboro, North Carolina, October 8-14, 2017, will be paid from the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant.

Dennis Mifflin’s expenses to attend the PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 25-26, 2017, and the DECA New York Experience Conference, in New York, NY, November 29-December 3, 2017, will be paid from the Perkins Grant.

Dr. Mariane Doyle’s expenses to attend the 2017 National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships Conference in Washington, D.C., October 8-11, 2017, will be paid from the California Career Pathways Trust Grant.

Joe Monteleone and Jon Gedalia’s expenses to attend the Simulation User Network Conference (SUN), October 8-11, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas, will be paid from the Perkins Grant.

Linda Cox’s expenses to attend the National Career Pathways Network Conference, October 25-27, 2017, in St. Louis, Missouri, will be paid from the Perkins Grant.

Recommended Motion:
Approve James Lane’s attendance at the NC3 Train the Trainer courses, Auto Scanner and Advanced Diagnostics, in Goldsboro, North Carolina, October 8-14, 2017; approve Dennis Mifflin’s attendance at the PACK EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 25-26, 2017, and the DECA New York Experience conference, in New York, NY, November 29-December 3, 2017; approve Dr. Mariane Doyle’s attendance at the 2017 National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships Conference in Washington, D.C., October 7-11, 2017; approve Joe Monteleone and Jon Gedalia’s attendance at the SUN conference, October 8-11, 2017, in San Antonio, Texas; and approve Linda Cox’s attendance at the National Career Pathways Network conference in St. Louis, Missouri, October 25-27, 2017.
X.C.2. Ratification of Out-of-State Travel – Canyon High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Pete Ciccone, a teacher at Canyon High School, is requesting ratification of his attendance at the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Train the Trainer courses in Mechanical & Electronic Torque Instruments and On-Car Rotor Matching Brake Lathe, in Lebanon, Oregon, September 11-15, 2017.
Financial Impact:
All expenses for Pete Ciccone’s attendance at the NC3 Train the Trainer courses in Lebanon, Oregon, September 10-16, 2017, were paid from Perkins funds.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Pete Ciccone’s attendance at the NC3 Train the Trainer courses in Lebanon, Oregon, September 10-16, 2017.
X.C.3. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips – Hart High and Valencia High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Hart High School (Band) and Valencia High School (Cross Country, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), Boys Volleyball).
Rationale:
The submitted trip requests have been reviewed and meet all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1.  Trip requests signed by Hart High School Principal Collyn Nielsen and Valencia High School Principal John Costanzo are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trips:  HHS Band, Flagstaff, AZ, 10/13-15/17; VHS Cross Country, Bremerton, WA, 9/29-10/2/17; VHS DECA, Phoenix, AZ, 11/16-19/17; VHS DECA, New York, NY, 11/29-12/3/17; VHS Boys Volleyball, Las Vegas, NV, 3/25-27/18.
Attachments:
Trip Approvals for 9-13-17 Board
X.C.4. Flippen Group “Capturing Kids’ Hearts” Training

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Flippen Group held Capturing Kids’ Hearts training for sixty teachers from Bowman High and Golden Valley High Schools, and Arroyo Seco, La Mesa, Placerita, and Sierra Vista Junior High Schools, and Sequoia School. The training was at the Child and Family Center on September 7-8, 2017.
Financial Impact:
$23,000 from CAHSEE funds and school formula accounts
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Flippen Group training on September 7-8, 2017.
Attachments:
Flippen Group “Capturing Kids’ Hearts” Training
X.C.5. Joint Venture Training Agreement with Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) for 2017/18 School Year

Speaker:
Mariane Doyle, Ph.D., Director of Career Technical Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Hart District Career and College Readiness Program (CCR) would like to continue a Joint Venture Training Agreement with the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) for the 2017/18 school year.
Rationale:
This agreement will be in place through June 30, 2018, and will provide online cooking school curriculum, as well as specialized culinary job training curriculum and their Serv-Safe curriculum and certification.  This program also includes competitions, field trips, college and career building activities pertinent to developing not only industry awareness but also intensive professionalism and team building activities.  Golden Valley High School, Valencia High School and West Ranch High School culinary arts programs will be included in this agreement.
Financial Impact:
The total package for the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) is $12,000, funded through Perkins and the CTE Incentive Grant.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Joint Venture Training Agreement with Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) through June 30, 2017, for Golden Valley High School, Valencia High School and West Ranch High School.
Attachments:
C-CAP Quote
X.C.6. Ratification of Career and College Readiness Program Contract with Private Post – Secondary School

Speaker:
Mariane Doyle, Ph.D., Director of Career Technical Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Hart District Career and College Readiness Program (CCR) contracts annually with Newberry School of Beauty to provide Cosmetology instruction to District high school students.  The California State Department of Education requires an annual review/approval by the Board of the contracted hourly rate paid to private schools.
Rationale:
Newberry School of Beauty is paid per instructional hour by Hart District CCR to provide career technical education in a Cosmetology Program.  The 2017/18 hourly rate being proposed for Board approval remains the same as last year at $2.25 per student/per hour.  A minimum payment of $1000/month is being proposed to maintain the contract in periods of low enrollment.
Financial Impact:
Approximately $55,000 from Career & College Readiness funding
Recommended Motion:
Approve contract with Newberry School of Beauty from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.
Attachments:
Newberry Contract
X.D. Consent Calendar-Business Services
X.D.1. Purchase Order Report

Speaker:
Leigh Hansen, Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratify August 2017 Purchase Order Report.
Rationale:
Staff requests the Governing Board ratify the attached Purchase Order Report, which covers purchases, as specified, for the period August 1, 2017, through August 31, 2017.

This report may contain open purchase orders with not-to-exceed amounts facilitating regular small purchases from single vendors. Open purchase orders with not-to-exceed amounts facilitating larger purchases from single vendors may indicate a publicly bid contract number and/or the date the Governing Board approved the vendor.  In an effort to efficiently process payments, the accumulated total of these purchases may be processed and paid as a single transaction.

Please note: The August Purchase Order Report includes purchases previously ratified but not completed and closed by June 30, 2017.  These purchase orders are included here again due to their necessary creation within the District’s new financial system.

Financial Impact:
Attached report shows amounts and funding sources for purchase orders processed in August 2017, as well as purchase orders greater than or equal to $50,000.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Purchase Order Report for the period of August 1, 2017, through August 31, 2017.
Attachments:
Purchase Order Report August 2017
X.D.2. University Agreements/Student Teaching/Internships/Fieldwork with the William S. Hart Union High School District

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Request approval for university agreements regarding student teaching/internships/field work.
Rationale:
Agreements with universities are necessary to help fulfill future needs of the District for fully qualified teachers.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the agreements with California State University Bakersfield, Loyola Maramount, National University, and Western Governor’s University.
Attachments:
University Agreements
X.E. Consent Calendar-Operations
X.F. Consent Calendar-Requests for Information
X.G. Approval of Consent Calendar 
X.H. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
XI. Items for Future Consideration by the Board
XII. Second Closed Session

Quick Summary / Abstract:
This Closed Session will be used as an extension of II. First Closed Session, if needed.
XII.A. Public Comments for Second Closed Session Items
XII.B. Second Closed Session Items
XII.C. Return to Public Session
XII.D. Report of Second Closed Session Action
XIII. Adjournment
Disability Information:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Superintendent’s Office (661.259.0033.x201). Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

Published: September 8, 2017, 3:22 PM

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March 21: SCV Water Public Outreach, Legislation Committee Meeting
The 40th annual St. Clare Lenten Fish Fry charity fundraiser continues at the Canyon Country church on Friday, February 23 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and for the next four Friday evenings.
Feb. 23: St. Clare 40th Annual Lenten Fish Fry for Charity
A 17-year-old West Ranch High School student was arrested Thursday and charged with making criminal threats on social media.
West Ranch Student Charged with Making Criminal Threats
California's and New Mexico's Attorneys General, together with the California Air Resources Board, have secured a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's suspension of the methane gas Waste Prevention Rule.
Judge Blocks Feds’ Suspension of Methane Waste Prevention Rule
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station pulled over a vehicle on Castaic Lake Road for a traffic violation on Tuesday afternoon and discovered the male adult passenger had a $30,000 warrant out for his arrest.
Man Arrested for Warrant, Alleged ID Theft in Castaic
DMV investigators issued 29 misdemeanor citations during an enforcement operation in Sun Valley and Pacoima on February 22 aimed at combating unlicensed vehicle dismantlers.
DMV Cites Unlicensed Vehicle Dismantlers in Sunland, Pacoima
The 10 year anniversary of the Val Verde African American Heritage Celebration will take place Saturday Feb. 24th, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Val Verde Park.
Feb. 24: Val Verde African American Heritage Celebration
1998 - Worst day of record-setting 1997-98 El Nino storm season [story]
A Spring Concert with the Golden Valley High School Jazz Band will be held at the school's theater Sunday, Mar. 25.
Mar. 25: Golden Valley High School Jazz Band Spring Concert
Hidden cultural gems from Mexico and El Salvador will be uncovered during a lecture series at California State University, Northridge, hosted by the Tom & Ethel Bradley Center.
CSUN Lecture Series to Highlight Hidden Cultural Gems
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency's Engineering Committee will be meeting on Thursday, Mar. 1, at 5:30 p.m.
March 1: SCV Water Agency Engineering Committee Meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold its Regular Meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 27: City Council Regular Meeting
The Sulphur Springs Union School District was recognized Wednesday evening with the Operation School Bell Award given by the National Assistance League.
Sulphur Springs Schools Lauded by Assistance League
Earlier today, the Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School was on lockdown as deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station investigated an unconfirmed threat. The lockdown has since been lifted and a 15-year-old suspect was charged with making Criminal Threats. The following is a breakdown from the Facebook page of the SCV Sheriff's Station:
SCVi Charter Student Charged with Making Criminal Threats
Carousel Ranch Raising Funds for “Carousel Wishes and Valentine Kisses” Annual Giving Campaign Carousel Ranch, a place where children with special needs discover and experience some of their greatest achievements through equestrian therapy and vocational training programs, is reaching out to the donor community during its “Carousel Wishes and Valentine Kisses” annual giving campaign.
Carousel Ranch Seeks to Fund Scholarships for Wait-List Students
College of the Canyons has added more than 100 late-start classes to its spring 2018 semester class schedule to accommodate the needs of working students.
Spring Brings More Late-Start Class Options to COC
Deputies at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are currently investigating an unconfirmed threat at the Santa Clarita Valley International School.
Lockdown Lifted at SCVi Charter School
The kids are back for Season Six of Masterchef Junior, featuring award-winning chefs Gordon Ramsay and Christina Tosi, as well as the return of fan-favorite judge Joe Bastianich.
Newhall Student Vies for Apron on Masterchef Junior
The William S. Hart Baseball Complex was vandalized early Sunday morning. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station was able to apprehend the suspect with the help of surveillance video. Here is the breakdown from the Facebook page of the SCV Sheriff's Station.
Suspect Detained in Connection with Vandalism at Hart Baseball Field
LOS ANGELES – The County Interim Health Officer is issuing a Cold Weather Alert due to the National Weather Service’s forecast for low temperatures. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cold Weather Alert Issued for SCV
1983 - Armed robber taken out at Alpha Beta supermarket on Lyons [story]
The Master's University Mustangs baseball team added to their recent string of come-from-behind wins with a 9-5 comeback win over the University of Antelope Valley at Master's.
Mustangs Rally Again, This Time Against Antelope Valley