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Regular Board of Education Meeting
Beverly Hills USD
September 13, 2018 5:00PM
CLOSED SESSION - Administrative Building 255 South Lasky Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90212 OPEN SESSION - STC/Jon Cherney Lecture Hall, Beverly Hills High School 241 Moreno Drive Beverly Hills, CA The Hilton Times Square 234 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036

I. OPEN SESSION-3:00 P.M.
II. AGENDA HEARING PERIOD-PUBLIC COMMENT
III. CLOSED SESSION-3:00 P.M.
III.A. Approval of Settlement Agreement for Student #15288
III.B. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) & (d)(2) of Section 54956.9: (3 Cases)
III.C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION (Government Code 54956.9(d)(1)): Beverly Hills Unified School District v. Federal Transit Administration; et al. (Case No. 2:18-cv-0716)
III.D. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS: Agency Representative: Luke Pavone Employee Organizations: CSEA, BHEA-Certificated, BHEA-IA, BHEA-OTBS Unrepresented Employees
Rationale:


 
III.E. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL/RELEASE (Gov. Code 54957)
IV. OPEN SESSION-CALL TO ORDER-FLAG SALUTE-5:00 P.M.
V. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
VI. REPORT OF CLOSED SESSION ACTION
VII. AGENDA HEARING PERIOD-PUBLIC COMMENT
VIII. CONSENT CALENDAR*
VIII.A. Approval Board Meeting Minutes
Rationale:

 
VIII.A.1. Regular Board Meeting-8.28.2018
Attachments:
Regular Board Meeting Minutes 8.28.18
VIII.A.2. Special Board Meeting-9.4.2018
Attachments:
Special Board Meeting Minutes 9.4.18
VIII.B. Personnel Reports
VIII.B.1. Certificated Personnel Report
Rationale:
Throughout the year there are changes to employee status due to many situations which include separations in employment, hiring of new staff, and changes in current status. It is the charge of the Human Resources Department to ensure the appropriate staffing of the schools. The individuals included on this report have completed all hiring processes and are ready to begin their employment with the Beverly Hills Unified School District should the Board approve their hiring. All individuals are appropriately credentialed for the assignments for which they are being hired, and all positions are already included within the Board's approved budget, fall within restricted categorical funding categories, and/or are legally or contractually required positions.
 
Attachments:
Certificated Personnel Report 9.13.18
VIII.B.2. Classified Personnel Report
Rationale:
Throughout the year there are changes to employee status due to many situations which include separations in employment, hiring of new staff, and changes in current status. It is the charge of the Human Resources Department to ensure the appropriate staffing of the schools. The individuals included on this report have completed all hiring process and are ready to begin their employment with the Beverly Hills Unified School District should the Board approve their hiring. All positions are already included within the Board's approved budget, fall within restricted categorical funding categories, and/or are legally or contractually required positions.
 
Attachments:
Classified Personnel Report 9.13.18
VIII.C. Approval of Service Agreement with STAR Education INC. to provide instructional program to students in the District's GATE program
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with STAR Education to provide an instructional program to students in the District's GATE Program. The cost of the STAR Program for GATE enrichment classes will be $21,600 and it will be funded out of the GATE budget
 
Attachments:
BHUSD STAR Contract 2018-19
VIII.D. Approval of Service Agreement with Danielle Moore to provide professional development on Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) in Math for BHUSD teachers in Grades 4 & 5
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve the service proposal with Danielle Moore to provide professional development on Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) in Math for BHUSD teachers in Grades 4 & 5. The rate is $1,500 per full day of professional development training and $1,000 for half-day professional development trainings. It will be a total of 4 full days and 1 half-day training over the year. The total amount of services is $7,0000 and it will be funded out of the Title II budget
 
Attachments:
CGI PD proposal
VIII.E. Approval-Professional Services Agreement - David Finnigan - High School
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with David Finnigan to serve at the high school as a speech and debate coach; to hold weekly team practices and recruit new members, with twice-weekly and other special practices scheduled when necessary just prior to a tournament; as a coach and chaperone for all team members when they compete at tournaments; August 13, 2018 to May 31, 2019.
 
Attachments:
Professional Services Agreement Between David Finnigan and Beverly Hills Unified School District
VIII.F. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with David Finnigan for Middle School
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with David Finnigan to provide speech and debate coaching services to BHUSD Middle School. Fee not to exceed $5,000.00 has been budgeted and to be funded out of the GATE Budget.
 
Attachments:
2018-19 PSA - David Finnigan
VIII.G. Approval of Professional Services Agreement with Justin Brezhnev for Middle School
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with Justin Brezhnev to provide coaching services to the Middle School Pathway Business classes. Fee not to exceed $2,500.00 has been budgeted and to be funded out of the GATE Budget.
 
Attachments:
PSA Justin Brezhnev 9.13.18
VIII.H. Professional Services Agreement for Deborah Beckwith Ives, Adapted Physical Education Consultant
Rationale:
The services to be provided by the CONTRACTOR shall consist of Adapted Physical Education consultative services and evaluation training and IEP writing training, as needed for new staff. This contract has a NTE amount of $7,500 and will come out of the Student Services budget.
 
Attachments:
Professional Services Agreement, Deborah B. Ives
VIII.I. Approval-Professional Services Agreement - Bryan Bazilauskas
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with Bryan Bazilauskas to provide math activities and curriculum to students grades 1-5, two sessions per week, and school staff with data of math understanding aligned with State Standards at Hawthorne School from August 9, 2018 to June 1, 2019. Paid out of Hawthorne PTA Funds. Fee not to exceed $9000.00
 
Attachments:
Professional Services Agreement Between Bryan Bazilauskas and Beverly Hills USD
VIII.J. Approval-Professional Services Agreement - Hsin-Yi Chang
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with Hsin-Yi Chang to provide piano accompaniment for vocal music ensembles at Hawthorne School including selected rehearsals for middle school concert choir and after school junior choir; performances for choral groups and elementary classes, winter choral concert and K-5 winter program. Paid out of Hawthorne PTA Funds. Fee not to exceed $1700.00
 
Attachments:
Professional Services Agreement Between Hsin-Yi Chang and Beverly Hills USD
VIII.K. Approval-Professional Services Agreement - Mary Montague
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the district under professional services agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement with Mary Montague to provide 8 half hour sessions per week of POGA activities and curriculum to all participating TK-2nd grade students at Hawthorne School. Paid out of Hawthorne PTA Funds. Fee not to exceed $12,000.00
 
Attachments:
Professional Services Agreement Between Mary Montague and Beverly Hills USD
VIII.L. Approval of Professional Services Agreement - Debra Amos
Rationale:
Over the course of the year, the District requires the services of consultants who provide a variety of services to the District under Professional Services Agreements. At this time, the Board is asked to approve an agreement to allow Debra Amos to provide professional food service assistance to assist with the administration of the School Nutrition Program.
 
Attachments:
Food Services - Debra Amos
VIII.M. Just Say Yes Anti Bullying Program
Rationale:
Just Say Yes is an organization engaged in helping equip teens to succeed by educating them through youth speakers and classroom curriculum. The goal is empowering students to say YES to their dreams and goals and NO to destructive choices. This organization partners with schools and districts to provide the right speakers, media and curriculum to help students succeed academically and through making positive decisions that will improve their success inside and outside of the classroom. We have 4 assemblies scheduled at the k-8 sites total cost NTE $9,000. This will come from the Student Services CWA budget.
 
Attachments:
JUST SAY YES
VIII.N. Ratification of Purchase Order #5 2018/2019
Rationale:
The Purchase Orders have been issued for supplies, services and equipment according to Board Policy, Education Code, and Public Contract code. The period that was covered for the purchase orders issued were from August 20, 2018 through August 31, 2018.  Each purchase order was reviewed for funding availability as well as quality and price. The purchase order total for the aggregate of these reports is $2,834,764.37 for the General Fund and $656,839.41 for the Bond Fund.
 
Attachments:
Board Report #5
Board Report Cover #5
VIII.O. Cash Collection Report #5 for 2018-2019
Rationale:
The district has received cash and checks during the period of  August 22,2018 through September 04,2018 in the amount of $2,785,995.41. A detailed list has been included as part of this agenda item to reflect cash that has been collected by the district. Cash collected is available for board approved expenditures and is tracked by type and source.
 
Attachments:
Cash Collect #5
VIII.P. Approval of Warrant Report #3 for 2018-2019
Rationale:
Pursuant to Education Code 42630 et al, the District has issued warrants for salary, benefits, voluntary deductions and payments for goods and services from approved purchase orders and/or contracts. Each warrant has been reviewed for proper documentation and is in accordance with Education Code, Public Contract Code, and Board Policy. The warrant register for the month ending August 31,2018 is $1,373,377.01 for payroll and $6,179,392.73 for commercial vendor/contractor payments for a total disbursement of $7,552,769.74.
 
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approval is requested for ratification of warrant payments issued in accordance with Education Code, Board Policy, and approved purchase orders and/or contracts from available funds of the district.
Attachments:
Warrant ACH Register Report #3
WARRANT REGISTER REPORT #3
WARRANT REPORT #3
IX. REPORTS
IX.A. Superintendent's Report
IX.B. Student Board Member Report
X. PLANNING AND FACILITIES
X.A. Acceptance of EVAPCO Cooling Tower Repair and Upgrade Project by Creative Cooling Technologies, and Authorization to File a Notice of Completion for the Completed Work at Beverly Hills High School
Rationale:
On May 8, 2018, the Board of Education The Board of Education Approved an Agreement with Creative Cooling Technologies for the maintenance and upgrade of the aging EVAPCO Cooling Tower at Beverly Hills High School. This work has now been completed.
 
X.B. Ratification of Agreement and Acceptance of Work provided by GA Technical to Install the Conduit and Electrical Lines for Future Installation of a Raptor Security System at El Rodeo School
Rationale:
In August 2018, the Board of Education Approved the School Safety Budget, which included the future installation of a Raptor Security System at each site. GA Technical was asked and provided a price in the amount of $5,837.99 to extend the existing site electrical service to two access gates at El Rodeo School, prior to the start of school, in preparation for the future installation of the Raptor security check system. This work is now complete.
 
X.C. Ratification of Agreement with Applied Energy Innovations for Energy Use Assessment and ongoing Cost Savings Districtwide
Rationale:
Applied Energy Innovations (AEI) provides services to decrease energy use and increase sustainability. AEI establishes a baseline of use through assessments of the district energy bills and the condition of campus equipment. This information is then used to determine if the installation of products that provide power conditioning, transformer retrofitting, and energy storage could benefit the district. Additionally they seek funding to cover the costs of their services.
 
XI. COMMUNICATION FROM THE BOARD MEMBERS
XII. FUTURE BOARD MEETINGS
XII.A. Regular Board Meeting-Tuesday, September 25, 2018-5:00 PM-STC/Jon Cherney Lecture Hall, Beverly Hills High School
XII.B. Regular Board Meeting-Tuesday, October 9, 2018-5:00 PM-STC/Jon Cherney Lecture Hall, Beverly Hills High School
XII.C. Regular Board Meeting-Tuesday, October 30, 2018-5:00 PM-STC/Jon Cherney Lecture Hall, Beverly Hills High School
XIII. ADJOURNMENT

Published: September 7, 2018, 4:02 PM

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