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The William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, November 6, at 7 p.m.

In a closed session beginning at 5:30 p.m., the Board will confer with legal counsel regarding “significant exposure to litigation,” act on confidential settlement agreements, deal with a public employee appointment/discipline/dismissal/release/reassignment/non-reelection, and confer with Hart District Teachers Association’s labor negotiator, Michael Verra.

Items on the open meeting agenda include a public hearing on the Board’s receipt of a Petition for Renewal from Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi) School (item VIII-A); and a second reading of proposed policy revisions regarding sexual harassment and parent involvement.

The November 6 meeting will take place at the Administrative Center, 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.

The complete 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 Section 54956.9(d)(2)) Significant exposure to litigation – one case

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with legal counsel.
II.B.2. Settlement Agreement No. 19/20-06SE (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 19/20-06SE.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.3. Settlement Agreement No. 17/18-15L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 17/18-15L.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.4. Settlement Agreement No. 16/17-21L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 16/17-21L.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.5. 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.6. 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.B.7. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra – Negotiations with California School Employees Association Chapter 349 (per Government Code Section 54957.6)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Negotiations with California School Employees 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
III.E.1. Approval of Minutes – Regular Meetings of October 2 and October 16, 2019

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Regular Meetings of October 2 and October 16, 2019,  presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Regular Meetings of October 2 and October 16, 2019.
Attachments:
Minutes – Regular Meeting – October 16, 2019
Minutes – Regular Meeting – October 2, 2019
III.E.2. Approval of Minutes – Joint Special Meeting of October 21, 2019

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Joint Special Meeting of October 21, 2019,  presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Joint Special Meeting of October 21, 2019.
Attachments:
Minutes – Joint Meeting w COC – 102119
IV. Recognitions by Board
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 John Minkus
V.C.2. California School Employees Association (CSEA) Chapter 349 President Kathy Hefferon
V.D. School Site Report – Saugus High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Saugus High School Principal Vince Ferry will give a presentation on the unique ways the school is working to increase family engagement.
Attachments:
Saugus HS Presentation
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. Public Hearing and Receipt of Petition for Renewal of Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi) School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Santa Clarita Valley International (SCVi) school is presenting a petition of renewal of its charter, from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2025. A public hearing is being conducted on the renewal.
Attachments:
2020 SCVi Charter Renewal Petition
SCVi Presentation
VIII.B. Facilities Planning

Speaker:
Collyn Nielsen, Chief Administrative Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
To assist with planning for Capital Facility projects, a presentation will be made to the Board sharing:  the updated summary of the State School Facilities Program applications and cash flow projections of such for the Hart District; the process used to assess the Hart District’s facility needs; and the identified high priority Capital Facility projects needing to be addressed with the state reimbursement funds.
Attachments:
Capital Projects Presentation
VIII.C. New Board Policies and Administrative Regulations, Deletion of a Current Board Policy and Administrative Regulation, and Revised Board Bylaw and Administrative Regulation – First Reading

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
New Board policies (BP) and administrative regulations (AR), deletion of a current Board policy and administrative regulation, and a revised Board bylaw (BB) and administrative regulation, are being brought to the Board for a first reading.
Rationale:
The following new Board policies and administrative regulations, and revised Board bylaw and administrative regulation, are being brought to the Board for a first reading. Changes and revisions may be suggested and incorporated into the material prior to the second reading.

New BP and AR 0460 – Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

New BP and AR 6171 – Title I Programs

Deletion of BP and AR 6171 – Compensatory Education

Revised BB 9150 – Student Board Members

Revised AR 9150 – Student Board Members, Student Communication Council

Attachments:
AR 0460 Local Control and Accountability Plan 1st Reading
AR 6171 Deletion of Compensatory Education
AR 9150 Student Communications Council First Reading
BP 0460 Local Control and Accountability Plan 1st Reading
BP 6171 Compensatory Education Deletion
BP 9150 Student Board Members
IX. Action Items
IX.A. Public Disclosure of Proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement with California School Employees Association Chapter 349

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Public disclosure of the financial impact of an agreement with the California School Employees Association (CSEA) Chapter 349.
Rationale:
Prior to entering into an agreement with an employee group, California Government Code Section 3547.5 requires a public school employer publicly disclose the major provisions of a collective bargaining agreement, including but not limited to, the costs incurred in the current and subsequent fiscal years.  This requirement ensures the public is adequately informed and has an opportunity to comment on an agreement’s impact before provisions become binding on the district.  Statute further requires the district superintendent and the chief business official certify in writing that the district can meet the agreement’s costs for the specified term (page 9 of the AB 1200 Disclosure).
Recommended Motion:
Accept the public disclosure of the terms and conditions of the tentative agreement with CSEA Chapter 349.
Attachments:
AB 1200 Public Disclosure CSEA
IX.B. Ratification of 2018/19 Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District and California School Employee Association Chapter 349

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The District and California School Employee Association (CSEA) Chapter 349 have agreed upon terms for contract negotiations for the 2018/19 academic year.  CSEA unit members have voted to ratify the tentative agreement, and staff is recommending the Board approve contract revisions as indicated in the attachment.
Financial Impact:
As indicated on AB 1200 document.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the tentative agreement between California School Employee Association Chapter 349 and the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District for the 2018/19 academic year.
Attachments:
CSEA TA 18-19
IX.C. Fee Amendment No. 2 – Testing and Inspection Services for the Hart High School Two-Story Classroom Building and Related Site Work Project (Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc.)

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

Fee Amendment No. 2 from Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., for testing and inspection services for the Hart High School Two-Story Classroom Building and Related Site Work Project is presented for approval.

Rationale:

Due to the complexity of the geology of the soil/slope conditions at Hart High School and the additional excavation in the slope to lower a water main, the geotechnical engineering staff at Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., has been dispatched to the site for site observation many more times than expected. Because of this, Koury’s fees are higher than expected. However, it is necessary to involve the geotechnical engineer whenever there is an issue with the soils or geology on the site.

Financial Impact:

Not to exceed $95,935 from Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:
Approve Fee Amendment No. 2 from Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., for testing and inspection services for the Hart High School Two-Story Classroom Building and Related Site Work Project.
Attachments:
FA 2 Koury
IX.D. Award of Bid Package No. HA1910A-09 – Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building Fencing, Guardrail, and Retaining Wall Project (The Nazarian Group)

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

Award of Bid Package No. HA1910A-09 for the Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building Fencing, Guardrail, and Retaining Wall Project to the lowest responsive/responsible bidder, The Nazarian Group.

Rationale:

On Tuesday, October 29, 2019, the District received and opened bids for the Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building Fencing, Guardrail, and Retaining Wall Project. This is a single contractor bid for the entire scope of work.

Lundgren Management Corporation and District staff have reviewed the low bidder’s submitted bid documents and qualifications for responsiveness and responsibility. Based upon our review, verifications, and discussions, it is staff’s recommendation to award the contract to the lowest responsive/responsible bidder, The Nazarian Group.

Financial Impact:
$674,123 from Measure SA (Fund 21).
Recommended Motion:
Award the bid package for the Hart High School Two-Story Modular Classroom Building Fencing, Guardrail, and Retaining Wall Project to the lowest responsive/responsible bidder, The Nazarian Group.
Attachments:
BP Hart
IX.E. Award of Bid Package No. SA1910A – Saugus High School Field Restoration Project (Clean Cut Landscape Incorporation)

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

Award of Bid Package No. SA1910A for the Saugus High School Field Restoration Project to the lowest responsive/responsible bidder, Clean Cut Landscape Incorporation.

Rationale:

On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the District received and opened bids for the Saugus High School Field Restoration Project. This is a single contractor bid for the entire restoration project.

District staff has reviewed the low bidder’s submitted bid documents and qualifications for responsiveness and responsibility. Based upon review, verifications, and discussions, it is staff’s recommendation to award a contract to the lowest responsive/responsible bidder, Clean Cut Landscape Incorporation.

Financial Impact:
$202,705.40 from the insurance settlement.

$30,122.60 from Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:
Award the bid package for the Saugus High School Field Restoration Project to the lowest responsive/responsible bidder, Clean Cut Landscape Incorporation.
Attachments:
BP Saugus
IX.F. Approval of Agreement with PlayOn! Sports, Inc.

Speaker:
Collyn Nielsen, Chief Administrative Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
An agreement with PlayOn! Sports, Inc., (PlayOn!) to install cameras and provide streaming services at all Hart District high schools is presented for approval.
Rationale:
PlayOn! Sports, Inc., in affiliation with the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program, streams high school sporting events across the country through a subscription service.  Through this agreement, PlayOn! will provide 15 Pixellot camera systems and installation services to the Hart District.  These systems will be installed in each high school gym and at each high school football field, with one additional system being installed at the Santa Clarita Community College District (COC) football field, where Hart and Saugus High Schools play their football games.  Schools will upload their sports schedules into NFHS, and the cameras will record the games and provide viewing for subscribers across the country. Schools will be able to generate revenue through the selling of advertisements for the broadcast, and the District will participate in subscription revenue sharing starting in year four of the five-year agreement.

This agreement will allow schools to generate advertising revenue for their athletic programs, and provide a reliable method for recording games instead of using a student manager or parent volunteer to do so.  The Hart District stands to enhance its reputation in athletics through the live-streaming component of this agreement, and coaches will also be able to upload the content into any third-party game-film-analysis platform for use by coaches.

Financial Impact:
There is no cost to the Hart District, only potential advertisement revenue and revenue sharing from subscriptions.
Recommended Motion:
Approve agreement with PlayOn! Sports, Inc. to install cameras and provide streaming services at all Hart District high schools.
Attachments:
Agree Play On
IX.G. Revised Board Policies and Administrative Regulations – Second Reading

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Revised Board policies and administrative regulations are being presented for a second reading and adoption of revised Board policies.
Rationale:
The following revised Board policies (BP) and administrative regulations (AR) are being brought to the Board for a second reading and adoption of revised Board policies:

BP and AR 5145.7 – Sexual Harassment

BP and AR 6020 – Parent Involvement

Recommended Motion:
Adopt revised Board policies (BP) 5145.7 – Sexual Harassment and BP 6020 – Parent Involvement.
Attachments:
AR 5145.7 Sexual Harassment Second Reading
AR 6020 Parent Involvement Policy 2nd Reading
BP 5145.7 Sexual Harassment Second Reading
BP 6020 Parent Involvement Policy 2nd Reading
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 all the items at one time.
X.A. Consent Calendar-Removal of Items
X.B. Consent Calendar-Personnel
X.B.1. Personnel Report No. 19/20-8

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Personnel Report No. 19/20-8 regarding certificated, non-certificated, classified and non-classified employees is presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Personnel Report No. 19/20-8.
Attachments:
19/20 -8 Personnel Report
X.B.2. Teacher Assignments

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Resolution No. 19/20-10 allows specific teachers to teach in subject areas other than their credential authorization.
Rationale:
Education Code Section 44263 provides that holders of teaching credentials, by resolution of the local governing board and with the consent of the individual teachers, may serve outside of their areas of authorization if they have completed nine (9) upper division or graduate units or eighteen (18) semester units of coursework in the subject to be taught.

Education Code Section 44258.2 states that the holder of a Single Subject or Standard Secondary Teaching Credential, with his or her consent, may teach an assignment in grades 5 through 8 provided the teacher has completed six (6) upper division or graduate units or twelve (12) semester units of course work in the subject to be taught.

Education Code Section 44256(b) states that the holder of a Multiple Subject or Standard Elementary Teaching Credential may teach, with his or her consent, any subject in departmentalized classes below grade 9 provided that the teacher has completed a minimum of twelve (12) semester units or six (6) upper division or graduate semester units of coursework in the subject to be taught.

Resolution No. 19/20-10 is based upon these three provisions of the law which allow specific teachers to teach in subject areas other than their credential authorization.  This is an on-going requirement that necessitates Board approval each year.

Recommended Motion:
Adopt Resolution No. 19/20-10 – Teacher Assignments allowing specific teachers to teach in subject areas other than their credential authorization.
Attachments:
Teacher Assignments
X.B.3. Competitive Sports Authorizations

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Resolution No. 19/20-11 – Competitive Sports Authorizations allows specific teachers without physical education credentials to cover one period of coaching.
Rationale:
Education Code Section 44258.7(b) allows a full-time teacher who holds a credential in a subject other than physical education to coach a competitive sport for which the students receive physical education credit for one period a day, if the teacher has completed a minimum of 20 clock hours of first aid instruction appropriate to the specific sport.
Recommended Motion:
Adopt Resolution No. 19/20-11 – Competitive Sports Authorizations allowing single period coaching assignments.
Attachments:
Competitive Sports Authorizations
X.B.4. School Counseling Candidate and Teacher Candidate Agreement Between the William S. Hart Union High School District and the University of Southern California

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The agreement between the William S. Hart Union High School District and the University of Southern California regarding fieldwork in the school counseling candidate program and teacher candidate program is presented for approval.
Financial Impact:
Approve the Agreement between William S. Hart Union High School District and University of Southern California regarding school counseling candidates and teacher candidates.
Attachments:
USC Fieldwork agreement
X.C. Consent Calendar-Curriculum/Instruction
X.C.1. Final Adoption of Textbook/Instructional Materials, 2019/20

Speaker:
David N. LeBarron, Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A textbook has been recommended for final adoption for the 2019/20 school year.
Rationale:
Restart – Publisher: Scholastic – Author: Korman – Course Area: – English  – Grade: 7-8 –  When a middle school bully suffers amnesia after a bad fall, it gives him the chance to start fresh, but rebuilding his life is an uphill battle when everyone else still remembers the sins of his past. Eighth-grader, Chase Ambrose, attempts to reconstruct himself based on what his friends and family tell him, but the more he learns about how he mistreated others, the less he likes the old Chase. Unable to play football while he’s healing, Chase joins the video club, whose members have good reason to distrust him. And, while his former self did community service at a local retirement home, the new Chase comes to enjoy spending time with the residents – especially a grumpy veteran whose stories he values. In this compelling and sometimes humorous tale of nature and identity, Korman (Slacker) offers an intriguing exploration of the potential for redemption. By telling the story from multiple perspectives (Chase’s, as well as those of several classmates), he conveys a complex, thorough picture of Chase’s influence and impact on those around him.
Financial Impact:
Funding from School Formula Account Funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve textbook, as referenced above, for use beginning in the 2019/20 year.
X.C.2. Recommendation of Textbooks/Instructional Materials Adoption, 2019/20

Speaker:
David N. LeBarron, Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Quick Summary / Abstract:
A textbook has been recommended for adoption for the 2019/20 school year.
Rationale:
Magruder’s American Government, California Edition – Publisher: Pearson – Author: Various – Course Area: – U.S. Government  – Grade: 12 –  After reviewing four different publisher’s materials, the high school U.S. Government Materials Selection Committee recommends this book to be adopted for the spring semester.  Pearson’s program is made accessible for students through clear, appealing narrative and engaging activities, questions, and primary sources.  The program bridges best practices, curriculum standard expectations, and technology to help prepare all students to be college and career ready.  The Magruder’s American Government program uses a research-tested, four-part learning model to enhance teaching and understanding.  The program uses scaffolded literacy support to help students read informational text closely, build vocabulary and language skills, and use evidence to articulate their ideas.  The program was created in collaboration with educators, social studies experts, and students and is based on Pearson’s Mastery System.  The System uses tested best practices, content expectations, technology, and a four-part framework—Connect, Investigate, Synthesize, and Demonstrate—to prepare students to be college- and career-ready.
Financial Impact:
Funding from State Instructional Materials Funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve textbook, as referenced above, for public review.
X.C.3. Requests to Attend Out-of-State Events – Academy of the Canyons, Canyon High School, Saugus High School, and Sierra Vista Junior High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The following employees are requesting authorization to attend the California Association of Directors of Activities (CADA) conference, in Reno, Nevada, March 4-7, 2020: Wayne Shapiro, Associated Student Body (ASB) adviser at Academy of the Canyons; Jeremy Fannon, ASB Activities Director, Diane Hamburger, Assistant Principal, and Susie Warne, ASB Account Technician, at Saugus High School; and David Drabinski, Safe School Ambassador, and Nicole Terranova, ASB Adviser, at Sierra Vista Junior High School.
Financial Impact:
Wayne Shapiro’s expenses to attend the CADA conference will be paid from Academy of the Canyons’ ASB funds; Jeremy Fannon’s, Diane Hamburger’s, and Susie Warne’s expenses to attend the CADA conference will be paid from Saugus High School’s ASB funds; and David Drabinski’s and Nicole Terranova’s expenses to attend the CADA conference will be paid from Sierra Vista Junior High School ASB funds.
Recommended Motion:
Authorize Wayne Shapiro, Jeremy Fannon, Diane Hamburger, Susie Warne, David Drabinski, and Nicole Terranova to attend the California Association of Directors of Activities (CADA) conference, in Reno, Nevada, March 4-7, 2020.
X.C.4. Ratification of Attendance at an Out-of-State Event – Canyon High School

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Pete Ciccone, an automotive technology teacher at Canyon High School, is requesting ratification of his attendance at the Atech Automotive Technology Training Center in Walton, Kentucky, October 21-24, 2019.
Financial Impact:
All expenses for Pete Ciccone’s attendance at the Atech Automotive Technology Training Center in Walton, Kentucky, October 21-24, 2019, will be paid from the California Technical Education Incentive Grant (CTEIG).
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Pete Ciccone’s attendance at the Atech Automotive Technology Training Center in Walton, Kentucky, October 21-24, 2019.
X.C.5. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips – Canyon, Saugus, Valencia, and West Ranch High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Canyon High School (Jazz/Acapella), Saugus High School (Yearbook), Valencia High School (Girls Basketball, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), Boys Volleyball), and West Ranch High School (Boys Lacrosse, Choir).
Rationale:
The submitted trip requests have been reviewed and meet all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1.  The trip requests signed by Canyon High School Principal Shellie Holcombe, Saugus High School Principal Vince Ferry, Valencia High School Principal Steve Ford, and West Ranch High School Principal Mark Crawford are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trip:  CHS Jazz/Acapella, San Luis Obispo, 11/8-9/19; SHS Yearbook, New York, NY, 3/18-22/20; VHS Girls Basketball, Concord, 12/26-30/19; VHS DECA, Garden Grove, 1/10-12/20; VHS Boys Volleyball, San Diego, 3/6-7/20; VHS Boys Volleyball, La Jolla, 3/20-21/20; WRHS Boys Lacrosse, Seaside, 4/4-6/20; WRHS Choir, Milpitas, 4/16-19/20.
Attachments:
Trip Approvals for 11-6-19 Board Meeting
X.C.6. Agreement for Professional Services (Parent Education Bridge for Student Achievement Foundation)

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Parent Education Bridge for Student Achievement Foundation will provide a stress management workshop at Bowman High School on November 19, 2019.
Rationale:
Bowman High School Title 1, Goal 3.11 provides support for parent academies. These parent engagement opportunities keep parents and family members informed, supported and heard. Informational and working meetings increase and improve parent/family engagement, building the capacity of parents and families to better support their students, and providing opportunities for meaningful two-way communication.
Financial Impact:
$250.00 to be paid from Bowman High School Title I, Goal 3.11 funds.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Agreement for Professional Services between William S. Hart Union High School District and Parent Education Bridge for Student Achievement Foundation.
Attachments:
Agreement Parent Education Bridge for Student Achievement Foundation
X.C.7. Revisions to School Plan for Student Achievement

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
State and federal laws require schools to annually review and update their School Plan for Student Achievement.  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.
Rationale:
State and federal laws require schools to annually review and update their School Plan for Student Achievement.  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds. As required by Senate Bill 374, the school leadership, site councils, and advisory committees conducted comprehensive needs assessments as well as an analysis of student achievement data based  on the California Dashboard in the fall of 2018 to develop objectives for their action plan.

Analysis of each plan reveals necessary updates and revisions.  Each school site council has approved its revisions, after consulting with school leadership teams and advisory councils, and recommends them to the Board for approval.  All legal requirements remain in place for each plan that was approved in June 2019. Annual evaluations conducted at that time meet the requirements of Board Policy 6190.

Attached are the revisions for the school plans of Canyon High School and Placerita Junior High School for the 2019/20 school year. Goals and action plans remain aligned with LCAP District goals and school goals for increased student achievement.

Financial Impact:
School Plans account for the spending of Title I federal grant money allocated to school sites specifically for increasing student achievement at schools with 40 percent socioeconomically disadvantaged families. Allocated costs have not changed. The revisions simply modify the plans guiding how the funds will be spent on the school site.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the revisions to the School Plan for Student Achievement for Canyon High School and Placerita Junior High School.
Attachments:
Canyon SPSA Revisions
Placerita SPSA Revisions October 1, 2019
X.C.8. Ratification of College and Career Access Pathways Partnership Agreement – Amendment No. 2

Speaker:
Mariane Doyle, PhD, Director of Career Technical Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Partnership Agreement is a dual enrollment partnership agreement between the Santa Clarita Community College District (SCCCD) and the William S. Hart Union High School District. Sections 8.5, 8.6, and 8.7 of the CCAP Agreement shall be deleted from the agreement in their entirety and replaced with Amendment No. 2.
Rationale:
Students enrolled in SCCCD courses offered as part of this CCAP Agreement who have approved 504 Plans or Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and who seek accommodations from the SCCCD to participate in CCAP courses must apply for accommodations with the SCCCDs Disabled Student Programs and Services (“DSPS”) office. Furthermore, the SCCCD has no responsibility for implementing any portion of a student’s IEP.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify Amendment No. 2 to the College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) Partnership Agreement.
Attachments:
College and Career Access Pathways Partnership Agreement – Amendment No.2
X.C.9. Authorization to File an Application for Funding for the Career Technical Education Facilities Grant

Speaker:
Mariane Doyle, PhD, Director of Career Technical Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Governing Board approval is requested for submission of the Career Technical Education Facilities Grant. The application is for the Production and Managerial Arts Pathway in the Arts, Media and Entertainment Industry Sector.
Recommended Motion:
Authorize the submission of the Career Technical Education Facilities Grant. The application is for the Production and Managerial Arts Pathway in the Arts, Media and Entertainment Industry Sector.
X.D. Consent Calendar-Business Services
X.D.1. Procurement for Diesel and Gasoline Fuel (Falcon Fuels, Inc., County of Los Angeles Piggyback Contract No. MA-IS-1640101-15)

Speaker:
Brad Renison, Director of Transportation
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approval to use the County of Los Angeles Piggyback Contract No. MA-IS-1640101-15 for diesel and gasoline purchases from Falcon Fuels, Inc., for the period of November 1, 2019, to October 30, 2020 is requested.
Rationale:
On November 18, 2015, the Governing Board approved the procurement of diesel and gasoline fuel per the terms of the County of Los Angeles Piggyback Contract award of Project No. MA-IS-1640101-3 for the period of November 1, 2015, to October 31, 2018.

The District historically has purchased diesel and gasoline fuel through a Los Angeles County (County) piggyback contract.  The above mentioned County contract with Falcon Fuels, Inc., expired on October 31, 2018.  They extended the contract (No. MA-IS-1640101-15) to the same vendor, Falcon Fuels, Inc., to  October 30, 2020.  Staff recommends the District continue to utilize this piggyback contract extension for the purchase of diesel and gasoline fuel for the period of November 2, 2019, to October 30, 2020.

The term “piggyback” refers to procurement specific to Public Contract Code Section 20118, which allows public entities to purchase materials, supplies, equipment, vehicles, and other personal property by participating in another public entity’s existing contract or by using the other public entity’s contract terms to purchase directly from the vendor, provided the board has determined it to be in the district’s best interest.  Hart District Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3311 authorize the District’s use of piggyback contracts consistent with Public Contract Code Section 20118.

Financial Impact:
Total cost of $150,000 to be paid from the General Fund (01.0) for period of November 1, 2019, to October 30, 2020.  This expenditure is currently included within the General Fund Maintenance and Transportation budgets.
Recommended Motion:
Authorize procurement of diesel and gasoline fuel per the terms of the County of Los Angeles Piggyback Contract Extension No. MA-IS-1640101-15 for the period of November 1, 2019, to October 30, 2020.
Attachments:
Falcon Fuels, Inc. 2019-20
X.D.2. Renewal of Agreement for Propane Services (Expo Propane of Los Angeles)

Speaker:
Brad Renison, Director of Transportation
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Renew agreement with Expo Propane of Los Angeles for propane services for the one-year period from November 7, 2019, to November 6, 2020.
Rationale:
On November 18, 2015, the Governing Board approved the award of Project No. TR15-10A for Propane Storage Tank and Service to dba Delta Liquid Energy, now known as Expo Propane of Los Angeles.

The initial agreement term was for one year, from November 18, 2015, through November 17, 2016, with the option to extend by mutual, written agreement for four additional one-year periods.  Attached is Agreement Renewal No. 4 to extend this agreement through November 6, 2020.  In the event the contractor fails to perform its contracted obligations, the District may terminate the contract effective after fifteen (15) days written notice.

Financial Impact:
Based on the estimated quantities needed for the year, an annual cost of $180,000 to be paid from the General Fund (01.0) Transportation budget.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Agreement Renewal No. 4 to extend the agreement for propane services with Expo Propane of Los Angeles through November 6, 2020.
Attachments:
Expo Propane of Los Angeles 2019/2020
X.D.3. Acceptance of Donations

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Donations for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 school years are presented for Governing Board approval.
Recommended Motion:
Accept the donations listed in the amount indicated for each recipient.
Attachments:
Acceptance of Donations
X.D.4. Award of Scholarships

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Authorization is requested for scholarship awards for the 2018/2019 school year.
Rationale:
The information listed on the attachment regarding scholarship award recipients is submitted to the Board for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Following verification of registration/receipt of grades, authorize payment of awards to the students listed in the amount indicated for each student.
Attachments:
Award of Scholarships
X.E. Consent Calendar-Operations
X.E.1. Ratification of the Facility Use Agreement with the American Red Cross, Los Angeles Region

Speaker:
Collyn Nielsen, Chief Administrative Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification of the Facility Use Agreement with the American Red Cross, Los Angeles Region (Red Cross), is presented for approval.
Rationale:
The Red Cross, a non-profit corporation chartered by the United States Congress, provides services to individuals, families and communities when disasters strike.  The disaster relief activities of the Red Cross are made possible by the American public who support the Red Cross with generous donations.  The Red Cross’s disaster services are also supported by the facility owners who permit the Red Cross to use their buildings as shelters and other service delivery sites for disaster victims.  This agreement is between the Red Cross and the William S. Hart Union High School District so the Red Cross can use the facility to provide services during a disaster.  This agreement only applies when Red Cross requests use of the facility and is managing the activity at the facility.
Recommended Motion:
Ratify the Facility Use Agreement with the American Red Cross, Los Angeles Region.
Attachments:
Red Cross
X.E.2. Request for Contractor Retention Reduction for Castaic High School Project (Castaic HS Construction, Inc.)

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

A contractor retention reduction, pursuant to Section 19.10 of the General Provisions of the Construction Services Agreement for the Castaic High School Project (Castaic HS Construction, Inc.), is presented for approval.

Rationale:

By contract and public contract code, the District is entitled to withhold five percent of the total contract cost from the contractor until the entire project is completed. There are situations when the District, at its discretion, can release a portion of the retention early. In situations where a project spans months or even years, the District may, out of fairness, release a portion of the retention early.

Pursuant to Section 19.10 of the General Provisions of the Construction Services Agreement between the William S. Hart Union High School District and Castaic HS Construction, Inc., (CHSC), CHSC has requested a retention reduction.  The requirement for reduction of retention described in Section 19.10 requires the work to be at least 50 percent complete and that the Governing Board determines that the work is satisfactorily progressing. The work is currently over 90 percent complete and the District has assumed beneficial occupancy of the school.

Since both requirements of Section 19.10 appear to have been met, and at the discretion of the Governing Board, staff and Lundgren Management recommend approval of the retention reduction.

Recommended Motion:
Approve contractor retention reduction, pursuant to Section 19.10 of the General Provisions of the Construction Services Agreement for the Castaic High School Project – Castaic HS Construction, Inc.
Attachments:
Agree. Ret Red
X.E.3. Notice of Completion – Bid Package No. SV1801A-03 (AMG & Associates, Inc.) – Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. SV1801A-03 (AMG & Associates, Inc.) for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project.
Rationale:
A Notice of Completion has been prepared for the Governing Board’s consideration for the following construction contract:

AMG & Associates, Inc.

Bid Package No. SV1801A-03 – General Construction

Financial Impact:
Accept Notice of Completion for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project and authorize retention release to AMG & Associates, Inc.
Attachments:
NOC AMG
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 item 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.
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