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May 1, 2019 Regular Board of Education Meeting
Bonita USD
May 01, 2019 6:00PM
Bonita High School, Student Union 3102 D Street, La Verne, CA 91750 (909) 971-8200 Fax: (909) 971-8329

1. ANNOUNCEMENTS
Quick Summary / Abstract:

These announcements are designed to alert the public that Bonita Unified School District Board of Education meetings are recorded pursuant to Gov. Code 54953.5 and rebroadcast on Community Channel 3. The recording may capture images and sounds of those attending the meeting.

Copies of the Board agenda materials are available upon request at the District Education Center, 801 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 270, Pomona, CA  91768.

2. CALL TO ORDER
3. ROLL CALL
4. REQUESTS TO SPEAK ON CLOSED SESSION AGENDA ITEMS
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The public has the opportunity to address the Board on agenda items. The Board may limit the total time for each agenda item to twenty (20) minutes. Any person wishing to speak on an agenda item may be granted up to three (3) minutes at the time the item appears on the agenda. In the case of a non-agenda item, comments may be made under Requests to Speak On Non-Agenda Items-Communication From The Public. Prior to addressing the Board, please fill out the “Request to Address the Board” card, which may be picked up from Adela Droe, Senior Executive Assistant to the Superintendent. Any person addressing the Board should first state their name, association with the District, and address.

5. CLOSED SESSION AGENDA - 4:45 PM
5.1. Public Employee Appointment, Public Employment, Pursuant to Government Code 54957 Title: Elementary Principal
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Rationale:

Public Employee Appointment, Public Employment, Pursuant to Government Code 54957

Title: Elementary School Principal
 
5.2. Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release - Pursuant to Government Code 54957
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Rationale:
Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release - Government Code 54954.5(e) Pursuant to Government Code 54957
 
5.3. Conference with Labor Negotiators, Pursuant to Government Code 54957.6
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Rationale:

District Representatives: Carl Coles, Superintendent, and Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent-Human Resources Development

Employee Organizations:  Bonita Unified Teachers Association (BUTA), California School Employees Association (CSEA), and Bonita Unified Management Team (BUMT)
 
6. OPEN SESSION AGENDA
7. CALL TO ORDER
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Board of Education will reconvene into Open Session to report those actions taken in Closed Session, if any, that are required to be reported pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.1.
8. REPORT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Pursuant to Gov. Code Section 54957.1

9. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
Rationale:
The Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Annelise Green, student representative from Grace Miller Elementary School.
 
10. APPROVAL OF AGENDA ORDER AND CONTENT
11. REPORTS FROM MEMBERS OF THE BOARD AND SUPERINTENDENT
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Reports from Members of the Board and from the Superintendent

12. COMMUNICATIONS FROM STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES
Rationale:
The Board of Education will receive reports from the following student representatives:
  • – Grace Miller Elementary School
  • Katie Kim –  Lone Hill Middle School
  • Luke Melkesian –  Bonita High School
  • Naomi Pearson – Chaparral High School
  • Erik Vargas – San Dimas High School
 
13. FEATURED PRESENTATIONS
13.1. Recognition of Student Art Competition Winners from the San Dimas Festival of Arts - Introduced by Matthew Wien
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

The Board of Education would like to congratulate our District high school students who submitted paintings and ceramics for the local art exhibition sponsored by the San Dimas Festival of Arts, 43rd Annual Art Exhibition, California Images & History.

Mrs. Diane Koach, Student Art Chair, coordinated the student program and will acknowledge Bonita Unified School District's art teachers and recognize students who earned top honors at the Festival of Arts event.

 
13.2. Recognition of the 2019 Bonita Unified School District Math Field Day Student Winners - Introduced by Matthew Wien
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

Bonita Unified School District's 10th Annual Math Field Day was held on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The Math Field Day students competed in mathematical concepts that include math computation, conceptual understanding, and problem solving. Oak Mesa's 4th grade team, Gladstone's 5th grade team,  5th grade team, Ramona's 6th and 7th grade teams, and Lone Hill's 8th grade team all took home the Gold.

Oak Mesa Elementary School - Fourth Grade Team - 1st Place Winners:
Isabella Atallah, Ethan Hao, Matthew Hao, Charlie Zhou, and John Shahine

Gladstone Elementary School - Fifth Grade Team - 1st Place Winners:
Avery Jensen, Aiden Nazeck, Madison Niedzwiedz, Sydney Stewart, and Corin Berry

Ramona Middle School - Sixth Grade Team - 1st Place Winners:
Anya Chauhan, Hannah Duong, George Safieh, Christian Weber, and Emily Pineda

Ramona Middle School - Seventh Grade Team - 1st Place Winners:
Audrey Granger, Kaylee Leung, Trevor Ngo, Isabelle Rogers, and Christopher Safieh

Lone Hill Middle School - Eighth Grade Team - 1st Place Winners:
Akhil Bhakta, Angela Dimailig, Katrina Bosler, Himal Malik, and Krishna Patel

 
13.3. Recognition of Student Board of Education Representatives - Introduced by Carl Coles, Superintendent
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Rationale:
The Bonita Unified School District Governing Board wishes to recognize and thank the student leaders from the middle and high schools who served as Board representatives providing vital communication between the Governing Board, District schools, and the student body for the 2018-2019 school year.

 
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Student representatives who served the 2018-2019 school year:

Middle Schools

Katie Kim, Lone Hill Middle School Representative
Grishm Sethi, Ramona Middle School Representative

High Schools

Luke Melkesian, Bonita High School Representative
Erik Vargas, San Dimas High School Representative
Naomi Pearson, Chaparral High School Representative

13.4. Recognition of Kevin Smith of Frank S Smith Masonry for the New Bonita High School Baseball Scoreboard - Introduced by Susan Cross Hume
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Rationale:
The Board wishes to thank Mr. Kevin Smith of Frank S Smith Masonry, Inc. for making a substantial contribution that included labor and materials to construct the new scoreboard in the baseball field at Bonita High School.
 
13.5. Recognition of Bonita High School Teacher Madhu Sekhri for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program – Introduced by Susan Cross Hume
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services
Rationale:

Each year, Mrs. Madhu Sekhri instructs students in her Accounting classes to become an IRS certified volunteer tax preparer.  Students then provide free income tax preparation services to students and taxpayers with low income.  For the 2018 tax year, students assisted in filing 122 federal tax returns and 122 state tax returns. These filings resulted in $129,094 refunds for students and low-income community members.

Mrs. Sekhri ensures that students go through an extensive training to pass the IRS volunteer examination before assisting clients. Fifty-eight Bonita High School students received the certification.

The Board wishes to recognize Mr. Sekhri for her commitment to the District's Purpose, To prepare every student to live their purpose, and Core Values, Equity, Mastery, and a Focus on Results.

 
14. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING
14.1. Adopt the Minutes of the April 10, 2019 Regular Board of Education Meeting
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Attachments:
April 10, 2019 Unofficial Meeting Minutes
15. REQUESTS TO SPEAK ON OPEN SESSION AGENDA ITEMS
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The public has the opportunity to address the Board on Agenda Items. The Board may limit the total time for each agenda item to twenty (20) minutes. Any person wishing to speak on an agenda item may be granted up to three (3) minutes at the time the item appears on the agenda. In the case of a non-agenda item, comments may be made under Requests to Speak On Non-Agenda Items-Communication from The Public. Prior to addressing the Board, please fill out the “Request to Address the Board” card, which may be picked up from Adela Droe, Senior Executive Assistant to the Superintendent. Any person addressing the Board should first state their name, association with the District and address.
16. CONSENT AGENDA
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered by the Board of Education to be routine or sufficiently supported by prior or accompanying reference materials and information as to not require additional discussion. If any member of the Board so requests, an item shall be removed from this section and placed in the regular order of business following the approval of the Consent Agenda. Items will be approved with one motion, which is not debatable and which requires a unanimous vote for passage.

16.1. EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
16.1.1. Approve Extended and Overnight Educational Field TripsWas edited within 72 hours of the Meeting
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
Rationale:

Approve extended and overnight educational field trips as listed. The itineraries are on file in the Educational Services Department.

a. Bonita High School's APEX Students to attend the Highway 395 Road Trip to Lee Vining, CA, May 28-30, 2019

b. Bonita High School's Yearbook Students to attend the 2019 Summer Yerdshop in San Diego, CA, July 29-August 1, 2019

c. Bonita High School's Girls Volleyball Team to attend the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, AZ, October 3-6, 2019

 
Attachments:
Extended/Overnight Field Trips-May
16.1.2. Approve Three Year Renewal Agreement Between Bonita Unified School District and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for Elementary Go Math Materials for the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022 School Years
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Go Math materials were adopted in 2016 for elementary students in kindergarten through 5th grade. The Go Math program includes a robust digital component which allows students and parents to access the curriculum on any device away from school. It addresses the eight mathematical practices and includes components for our English Language (EL) students, students needing remediation, and materials for students who require more challenging problems.

A copy of the agreement/proposal can be found in the Curriculum and Instruction Department.

 
Comments:
The pricing includes a 10% discount. All eight elementary sites will be included in this renewal. 
Financial Impact:
Instructional Materials Fund - Not to Exceed $208,000
16.1.3. Approve a One Year Renewal Agreement Between Bonita Unified School District and Glencoe/McGraw Hill for the Middle School Glencoe/McGraw Hill Math Program for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

The Glencoe/McGraw Hill Math program for middle school was adopted and contracted for a three-year period beginning in the 2016-17 school year through 2018-19. These materials have been used for Math 6, Math 7, Accelerated 7, and Math 8.

A copy of the agreement/proposal can be found in the Curriculum and Instruction Department.

 
Comments:

This program is a hybrid program that utilizes a textbook and a digital platform to present mathematical concepts. Our middle school teachers have seen success and growth in our students.

On March 8, 2019, the middle school teachers met and chose to renew the Glencoe/McGraw Hill Math Program for the 2019-2020 school year (one (1) year only).

Financial Impact:
Instructional Materials Funds -  Not to Exceed $60,000
16.1.4. Approve Renewal Agreement Between Bonita Unified School District and OverDrive Education for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

OverDrive is an application for accessing digital materials including books and audiobooks. It is used by universities, county library systems, and school districts. The platform allows purchasers to buy and share ebooks. The ebooks are purchased through a variety of publishers and OverDrive acts as an agent to manage the purchases. The books are then available for checkout and can be read on a variety of devices including Chromebooks, computers, iPads, Kindles, and more.

Each of our thirteen school sites will be allocated $500 to purchase ebooks in OverDrive. The ebooks will be housed in a central library to be shared among the thirteen sites. Allowing schools to pick titles that are popular with students and pool their resources allows our libraries to explore the feasibility of a shared digital library. Schools have been encouraged to match the $500 to allow for a larger selection of ebooks.

A copy of the agreement can be found in the Business Services Department.

 
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Bonita Unified School District is moving closer to a 1:1 user to computer ratio. OverDrive allows schools to explore leveraging digital resources as a tool for learning. It also allows libraries to see if a shared library will benefit schools more than single held school libraries when working with digital resources.

Financial Impact:
Lottery Instructional Materials - Not to Exceed $6,500
Site Funds - Not to Exceed $6,500
Total Funding Not to Exceed $13,000

16.1.5. Approve Renewal of BrainPOP District License for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

BrainPOP provides digital content through three interfaces: BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP Espanol. Content areas that are supported include: Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Engineering and Tech, Health, and Arts & Music.  The content is delivered in student friendly videos. These videos can be used to support an individual, small group, or whole classroom. Videos can be played on computers or tablets through its web interface. Also included is the BrainPOP ESL District Access to support students, faculty, and parents from school and home.

 
Comments:

The District will be given a 10% discount for the multi-school licensing. The ESL component will be included for all eight elementary schools and a limited version for the middle schools. This content will be used to expand the digital content available to support educational technology.

Financial Impact:
Lottery Instructional Materials - Not to Exceed $25,000
16.1.6. Approve Renewal of District License with Follett School Solutions, Inc. for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

Follett’s web-based Destiny Resource Management Solution is a fully supported software
program that provides updated management tools for school libraries and a textbook
inventory. Destiny has features that increase engagement of students and parents as it will
be accessible from home via the Internet. It also provides for an additional annual
subscription service for syncing Accelerated Reader Quiz information with the search
capabilities for the schools using the Renaissance Place Accelerated Reader Program.

The Follett library software is used in BUSD schools to manage library books,
textbooks, and technology resources.

 
Financial Impact:
Instructional Materials Funds - Not to Exceed $19,000
16.1.7. Approve Renewal of Reflex Site Licenses With ExploreLearning, LLC for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

An area of focus for our elementary teachers is the constant practice of mathematical fact fluency. This is an important skill that our elementary students need to master to ensure success in higher level math classes. ExploreLearning's Reflex Math program is a diagnostic program that assists our students in mastering their math facts in a fun and engaging way. The detailed reports that teachers receive help identify students who are meeting the standards and those who need further intervention.

 
Financial Impact:
General Fund - Not to Exceed $24,000
16.1.8. Approve Renewal License Agreement Between Bonita Unified School District and EBSCO for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

BUSD’s high schools have used EBSCO online software for the past five years. EBSCO provides access to a comprehensive collection of online contents. The online resources provide primary resources that support English Language Arts, Science, and History/Social Studies curriculum. A subscription for middle schools was added two years ago. The resources supplement the curriculum in all content areas by providing a digital library of resources.

A copy of the agreement is available for review in the Business Services Department.

 
Comments:
The demands of the new California Content Standards to support the informational text, as well as online tools, are supported by the EBSCO resources. The expansion of devices that can access the internet in BUSD classrooms has also increased the need for online digital resources.
Financial Impact:
Lottery Funds and Middle and High School Site Funds - $8,660
16.1.9. Approve Renewal of Buzzmath Digital License for the 2019-20 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

The Buzzmath application allows teachers to differentiate practice for individual students, as well as assign whole class practice. The program is designed for middle school math practice on Common Core State Standards. The teachers at Ramona and Lone Hill are appreciative of the ease of use in targeting specific math skills for each student.

 
Comments:

This year both middle schools will use Buzzmath to supplement their math programs. All middle school students will have access to the program for use inside and outside of class. The differentiation allows students to focus on the math skills they most need to practice.

Financial Impact:
Lottery Instructional Funds - Not to Exceed $12,600
16.1.10. Approve Funding Increase to Master Contracts Between Bonita Unified School District and Non-Public Agencies for the 2018-2019 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

On July 11, 2018, the Board approved non-public agency master contract agreements for specialized services for the 2018-2019 school year. It is now necessary to increase the funding allocation. Copies of the agreements are available in the Business Services Office.

a. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Bears
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Bears is a certified Non-Public Agency that will provide individualized behavior support for student(s) per their Individual Education Program (IEP).

b. Augmentative Communication Therapies (ACT)
Augmentative Communication Therapies (ACT) is a certified Non-Public Agency that will provide support aimed at developing the student's ability to use alternate forms of communication other than oral language as specified in their Individual Education Program (IEP).

c. Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST)
Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) is a certified Non-Public Agency that will provide early intervention, social skills training and positive behavior support programs in the home and school for Bonita Unified School District student(s) per their Individual Education Program (IEP).

d. Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD)
Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD) is a certified Non-Public Agency that will provide Intensive Special Instruction for Bonita Unified School District student(s) per their Individual Education Program (IEP).

e. Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation
Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation is a licensed Non-Public Agency that provides services in physical and certain types of speech therapy. These related services are included in an Individual Education Program (IEP) and implemented throughout the school year.

f. Gallagher Pediatric Therapy
Gallagher Pediatric Therapy is a licensed Non-Public Agency that will provide occupational and physical therapy to students as specified in their Individual Education Program (IEP) and in accordance with the Education Code.

g. Genesis Speech & Language Associates
Genesis Speech & Language Associates is a Non-Public Agency to provide speech therapy to students as specified in their Individual Education Program (IEP).

h. Justine Sherman & Associates, Inc.
Justine Sherman & Associates, Inc. is a licensed Non-Public Agency to provide speech services to students as specified in their Individual Education Program (IEP).

i. Maxim Healthcare Services
Maxim Healthcare Services is a certified Non-Public Agency that will provide nursing services for medically fragile students per their Individual Education Programs (IEP), as needed.

j. Premier Healthcare Services
Premier Healthcare Services is a certified Non-Public Agency that will provide nursing services for a Bonita Unified School District student. This student will require a nurse while attending school.



 
Comments:
Specialized Services funding of $600,000 will supersede the original Board approval of $480,000 on July 11, 2018.
Financial Impact:
Specialized Services Total Funding - Not to Exceed $600,00
16.1.11. Approve Specialized Services Agreement for Professional Services Between Bonita Unified School District and Relias LLC for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

Relias LLC will contract with Bonita Unified School District to provide training for BUSD Paraprofessionals, Aide II, in behavior intervention strategies.

A copy of the agreement is available for review in the Business Office.
 
Financial Impact:
Human Resources - Not to Exceed $8,000
16.1.12. Approve Professional Services Contract Between Bonita Unified School District and Learning Without Tears for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

The implementation of California State Standards English Language Arts includes standards for students in kindergarten through second grade to master letter formation and appropriate printing. Last year Educational Services successfully extended the use of the Learning Without Tears program for all Pre-K through 1st grade students. These grade level teachers received training during the first month of the 2018-2019 school year.

 
Quick Summary / Abstract:



Comments:

The proposal for the 2019-20 school year is to provide teachers the next level training to increase understanding of the program structure, best ways to implement the program into their lesson planning, and when and how to transition students to the next level.

Financial Impact:
Educational Services - Not to Exceed $1,600
16.1.13. Approve Agreement for Professional Services and the Use of the San Dimas Swim & Racquet Club Between Bonita Unified School District and the City of San Dimas for San Dimas High School Programs and the Adult Transition Class for the 2019-2020 School Year
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:

San Dimas High School will use the San Dimas Swim & Racquet Club pool facilities Monday through Friday, on various days, during the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 for Water Polo/Swim Season, P.E. Classes and the Adult Transition class. In order to use the pool facilities, certified lifeguards are needed to monitor students using the pool facilities.

A copy of the agreement is available for review in the Business Office.
 
Comments:
San Dimas Swim & Racquet Club will provide certified lifeguards while San Dimas High School students and the Adult Transition Class are using the pool facilities.
Financial Impact:
Educational Services and San Dimas High School - $5,000
16.1.14. Adopt Resolution 2019-18 Recognizing the Month of May as National Foster Care Awareness Month
Speaker:
Matthew Wien, Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Rationale:
May has been designated as National Foster Care Awareness Month to focus public attention and acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections to lead a successful and rewarding life.
 
Comments:
Observance of National Foster Care Awareness Month provides an opportunity for the District and community to recognize the foster youth support team at Bonita Unified School District.
Financial Impact:
Not Applicable
Attachments:
Resolution 2019-18 National Foster Care Awareness Month
16.2. BUSINESS SERVICES
16.2.1. Approve and/or Ratify "A" Warrants (Payments for School Employees) and "B" Warrants (Payments for Equipment, Supplies, Services of Non-School Employees and Other Non-Salary Expenditures), as Listed
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services
Attachments:
A Warrants 5-1-19
B Warrants 5-1-19
16.2.2. Approve and/or Ratify Purchase Orders (Authorization for Purchase of Equipment, Supplies and the Services of Non-School Employees), as Listed
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services
Attachments:
PO Report 5-1-19
16.2.3. Approve Budget Transfers Between Major Object Codes, as Listed
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services
Attachments:
Budget Adjustment Summary 05-01-19
16.2.4. Declare Items Listed as Surplus in Accordance with Education Code 17545 and Authorize Disposal
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:

School Age Care and the Central Kitchen have requested that the equipment listed on the attached lists be declared obsolete.  Schools and departments periodically review their furniture and equipment items to identify obsolete items for disposal.

Board Policy 3270 details the various options for the disposal of surplus property, with the exception of E-waste. The District is currently disposing of salvageable items by using a public auction service. E-waste, which includes computers, printers, and other technology equipment, is palletized and identified by a serial number. In order to comply with current regulations on the disposal of E-waste, the equipment is then disposed of by a qualified contractor.

The obsolete items identified by the school sites and departments have a value of less than $2,500 and will be disposed of as detailed in Education Code Section 17546(2). 

Storage of these items creates an unnecessary hazard that can be eliminated by declaring the items as surplus and approving their disposal.

 
Comments:
School sites and departments continue to monitor classrooms, offices, and storage areas in an effort to identify and dispose of unusable and obsolete items.
Financial Impact:
Not Applicable
Attachments:
Surplus/Obsolete 5-1-19
16.2.5. Approve Facility Use Requests for Sunday Use
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:

Damien High School has requested the use of Ramona Middle School's gym on May 5, 2019 for basketball games.

 
Comments:
District Policy 1330 requires Board approval for applications requesting use of District facilities on Sundays.
Financial Impact:
Not Applicable
16.2.6. Independent Contract Agreements
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services
Rationale:
Approve/Ratify Independent Contract Agreements between Bonita Unified School District and consultant(s)/contractors(s). Copies of each Independent Contract Agreement are kept on file in the Business Office.

 
Comments:

a.)  Pacific Auditory Services, Inc.

Pacific Auditory Services, Inc. will provide audiological testing and services to students with IEPs during the 2018-2019 school year, not to exceed $1,050.  Funding:  Specialized Services

 b.)  John Minko, Lizard Wizard

John Minko, the Lizard Wizard, will provide a presentation to students at Gladstone Elementary School about reptiles, not to exceed $350.  Funding:  Site Funds

c.)  The Rollettes

The Rollettes will perform and talk with students at Gladstone Elementary School during Disability Awareness Week, not to exceed $1,200. Funding:  Site Funds

16.2.7. Approve Change Order #1, W. Wood & Associates Development Inc. to provide Division of State Architect (DSA) Certification Services
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:

The Board of Education, at its regularly scheduled meeting on June 27, 2018, authorized W. Wood & Associates Development Inc. to assist with DSA Certification of multiple District construction projects.

District staff have determined that the contract amount needs to be increased to enable W. Wood & Associates to complete the DSA Certification process for all outstanding District construction project.

A change order for additional time totals $4.950. The total contract amount is now $21,450.

 
Comments:

District staff determined that the additional time detailed in Change Order #1 was appropriate and required.

Financial Impact:
General Fund - Change Order #1 $4,950, bringing the total contract to $21,450.
16.2.8. Approve Change Order #3 Bid 18-19:05 for the Bonita High School Stadium Project - Telacu Construction Management
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:

The Board of Education, at its regularly scheduled meeting on August 1, 2018, authorized staff to award bid 18-19:05 to Telacu Construction Management for bleacher replacement and building construction related to the Bonita High School bleacher replacement/stadium Project.

District staff, in conjunction with the architect and project manager, have determined that the changes to the construction plan was necessary.  The changes identified in Change Order #3 include:

Remove & Replace concrete sidewalk on SE & SW side of track$22,523.30
Revision to Home bleachers due to existing grades & utilities $2,651.25
Remove culvert & asphalt at new sidewalk$2,114.37
Remove & replace existing fence framework on SW side of track$5,894.83
Total of Change Order #3$33,183.75

The total contract amount is now $5,413,953.54.

 
Comments:
During the course of construction, various items were identified that needed to be added to the construction plan. In order to proceed with construction and complete the project in a timely manner, District staff, the architect, and the project manager determined that the activities detailed in Change Order #3 were appropriate and should be completed.
Financial Impact:
Building Fund - Measure AB - Change Order #2 - $33,183.75.
16.2.9. Approve Change Order #6 District Office Renovation and Expansion - Harik Construction, Inc.
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:

District staff in conjunction with the architect, project manager, and inspector has determined that various changes to the construction plans were necessary. The changes identified in Change Order #6 include:

Furnish & install framing supports for hanging soffit$2,236.15
Provide cable tray liner $2,701.34
Provide drywall at privacy rooms 141, & 138 up to deck $832.15
Cost for wood slate panel redesign at corridors 132 & 119$16,602.13
New parking lot design $12,505.32
Overtime for Slater Glass $1,113.95
Raise ceiling grid in room 122 & 123 $5,036.05
Raise ductwork in room 126 $1,885.15
Raise 4 supply drops $1,013.28
Relocate 4 dampers in lobby $1,013.28
Redesign west parking lot $12,790.20
Total for change order:  $57,729.00
      
Contract total prior to change order #6: $8,821,211.55
 Revised contract total: $8,878,940.55

 
Comments:

During the course of construction, the District, its architects, construction manager, State inspector, and/or the contractor will identify changes to the scope of work detailed in the original bid documents and construction contract.  These items could be for unforeseen/unknown conditions, desired design changes, or necessary so that the project complies with code.  Items may add additional costs to the project, or they may be deductive change orders which reduce the cost of the project.  Additionally, for this project, in order to come within the District’s budget, the District has identified certain design changes/value engineering items which will reduce the overall cost of the project.

In order to proceed with the project in a timely manner, District staff, the architect, construction manager, and inspector have determined that the activities detailed in Change Order #6 were appropriate and should be completed.

Financial Impact:
Building Fund - Measure AB - The cost for changes contained in Change Order #6 total $57,729.
16.2.10. Adopt Resolution 2019-16 Approving the Report of the Engineer for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in Connection with the Continuation of the Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District (RIMD/RAD)
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:
The Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972 provided school districts the ability to form assessment districts, setting forth specific requirements that must be met annually. In order to continue the Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District (RIMD/RAD) for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the District is required to have an engineering report prepared in accordance with Article 4 of Chapter 1 of the Act and Article XIIID of the California Constitution.

In addition to meeting with District staff, the engineers contacted the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of San Dimas and the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of La Verne, to get input on projects to be included in the report.

A copy of the Engineer's Report is on file in the Business Office.
 
Comments:
Accepting the Engineer's Report allows the Board to proceed with the assessment district implementation process as set forth in the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972 and voter approved Article XIIID of the California Constitution (Proposition 218).
Financial Impact:
Not Applicable
Attachments:
RAD Engineer's Report 19-20
Resolution 2019-16 Approve Engineer's Report 5-1-19
16.2.11. Adopt Resolution 2019-17 Declaring the Intent of the Board of Education to Levy and Collect Assessments within the Bonita Unified School District Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and Calling for a Public Hearing Regarding the Proposed Assessments on June 12, 2019
Speaker:
Susan Cross Hume, Assistant Superintendent Business Services
Rationale:
The Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972 prescribes that after the engineer's report is presented to and approved by the Board of Education, a public hearing to receive input must be held prior to the Board taking final action necessary to continue the Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District (RIMD/RAD) for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Adopting Resolution 2019-17 declares the intent of the Board of Education to levy and collect assessments within the District, establishing a public hearing on June 12, 2019 and authorizes staff to provide notice of the hearing in accordance with the law.

The Bonita Unified School District Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District (the "Assessment District") was formed in 1992. Since that time, the Board of Education of the Bonita Unified School District has levied annual assessments within the Assessment District to pay for recreational improvement. In November 1996, California voters approved Proposition 218. In June 1997, through the mail-in ballot process indicated in Proposition 218, property owners within the Bonita Unified School District voted to support the Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District for the 1997-1998 fiscal year. California Government Code Section 5375 does not require an Assessment District, once approved by the property owners, to again be subject to the mail-in voting process as long as the methodology used in the Annual Engineer's Report and the fee schedule previously approved by the property owners remains the same.
 
Comments:
Holding a public hearing is part of the prescribed implementation process for the Recreation Improvement and Maintenance District as set forth in the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972.
Financial Impact:
Not Applicable
Attachments:
Resolution 2019-17 Intent to Levy RAD 2019-2020 5-1-19
16.3. HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
16.3.1. Approve/Ratify Terminations, Resignations, Leaves of Absence, Employment, Changes of Status, Extra Duty and Other Routine Personnel Items for Certificated and Certificated Management Employees as Listed. All Employment at Appropriate Step and Column on Designated Salary Schedule
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Development
Attachments:
Certificated Personnel Report
16.3.2. Approve/Ratify Terminations, Resignations, Leaves of Absence, Employment, Changes of Status, Extra Duty and Other Routine Personnel Items for Classified, Classified Management and Confidential Employees as Listed. All Employment at Appropriate Step and Column on Designated Salary Schedule
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Development
Attachments:
Classified Personnel Report
16.3.3. Approve/Ratify Classified/Certificated Attendance at Conferences, Conventions, Workshops and Meetings as Listed. Actual and Necessary Expenses Incurred by Such Attendance to be Paid by Bonita Unified School District Unless Otherwise Specified in Accordance With Board Policy 3350
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Development
Attachments:
Conference Report
16.3.4. Adopt Resolution 2019-15 Recognizing May 20-24, 2019 as “Classified School Employee Week”
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Development
Rationale:
California statute declares the third week of May as “Classified School Employee Week.”  This resolution provides well-deserved recognition and appreciation of classified school employees for the contributions and support services they provide in our schools.
 
Comments:

Bonita classified employees provide an array of services which directly and indirectly support the educational programs of the District and contribute immensely to the smooth functioning of our schools.  The resolution calls for a classified employee week from May 20 through May 24, 2019.

Financial Impact:
Not Applicable.
Attachments:
Classified Employee Week Resolution
16.3.5. Approve Annual Renewal Agreement between Bonita Unified School District and Raptor Technologies
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Development
Rationale:

In April of 2018, the District purchased Raptor, a system that allows a school to complete a rapid check of every visitor against a national database of registered sex offenders.  The system also stores custom data on any parent or volunteer, allowing the school to have important information as needed.  This system has been very successful at all schools sites and the District Office, and believe this added safety measure is valuable to continue moving forward.

This agreement shall automatically renew for subsequent terms of one year (each a "Renewal Term") commencing on the applicable anniversary of the effective date unless either party has notified the other party in writing at least 30 days prior to the end of the initial term of the agreement. 


 
Comments:
The cost for renewal each year will be $640 per system.  We currently have 14 systems within our District.
Financial Impact:

General Fund - $8,960.00
Each school site will pay their renewal fee out of their school site budgets.

16.3.6. Approve Agreement Between Bonita Unified School District and Azusa Pacific University to Provide Social Work Fieldwork, Effective June 15, 2019 Through June 15, 2022
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Development
Rationale:

The District provides opportunities for students from various Universities to gain experience under the supervision of teachers and administrators in our District. Assignments will be made through the Human Resources Department.


 
Comments:

This Agreement creates a partnership between Azusa Pacific University and Bonita Unified School District to develop and train competent educators for the District.

Financial Impact:
Not Applicable.
16.3.7. Approve 8 Positions (7 FTE) for Mental Health Support Specialists Positions
Speaker:
Kevin Lee, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources Department
Rationale:

Due to the increased need for mental health services for the students of the District, it has been agreed to add Mental Health Support Specialists (MHSS) positions to support the students at the elementary and secondary school sites.

 
Comments:
With the addition of these positions, the District is able to help support the mental health needs of our student population.
Financial Impact:
$874,900 - General and Site Funds
16.4. SUPERINTENDENT
16.4.1. Receive Second Reading and Adopt Revisions to Existing Board Policies and Board Bylaws
Rationale:
The District's Board policies are reviewed and updated periodically. As new state and federal laws and regulations are enacted, affected policies must be revised or updated.

The Board received the first reading of Board policies/bylaws at the April 10, 2019, Regular Board of Education meeting.  It is now appropriate for the Board of Education to receive for a second reading and adopt the recommended revisions to existing Board Policies and Board Bylaws.

 
Attachments:
Second Reading and Adoption of Board Policies
16.4.2. Accept with Thanks the Monetary Donation of $300
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Rationale:

Accept with thanks the monetary donation of $300 in accordance with Board Policy 3290 and send letter of appreciation to donor on behalf of the Board of Education and staff.

Shull Elementary School

San Dimas Masonic Lodge donated $300 to the school whose student won the District's Spelling Bee competition. This year, a student from Shull Elementary won the Spelling Bee. Shull Elementary School will receive the $300 donation to use towards their library.

 
17. REQUESTS TO SPEAK ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS COMMUNICATION FROM THE PUBLIC
Quick Summary / Abstract:

This is an opportunity for the public to address the Board on non-agenda items. No action can be taken on non-agenda items (Board Policy 9055). Individual speakers may be allowed up to three (3) minutes to address the Board on any non-agenda item. The Board reserves the right to limit the time on a non-agenda item. Prior to addressing the Board, please fill out the "Request to Address the Board" card, which may be picked up from Adela Droe, Senior Executive Assistant to the Superintendent. Any person addressing the Board should first state their name, association with the District, and address. At this time, the Board wishes to recognize:

Community (Individuals having completed a Request Card)

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Bonita Unified Teachers Association (BUTA)

California School Employees Association (CSEA)

Bonita Unified Management Team (BUMT)

18. FUTURE MEETING DATES
18.1. The Next Regular Board of Education Meeting Date
Speaker:
Carl Coles, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The next Regular Board of Education meeting is on June 12, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bonita Unified Administration Office, 115 Allen Avenue, San Dimas.
19. ITEMS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS
20. ADJOURNMENT
Disability Information:
Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in a Board meeting may request assistance by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 909-971 8200, extension 5101.

Published: April 25, 2019, 2:48 PM

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