Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Board Action Report for Aug. 2, 2011

This is the Board Action Report for the meeting of Aug. 2, 2011.

Richard Barrera, John Lee Evans, Scott Barnett, Kevin Beiser and Shelia Jackson were present.

The Superintendent announced the following appointments:
  • Joseph Austin, Principal, Joyner Elementary School
  • Jennifer Roberson, Principal – Operations, San Diego High School
  • Sue Weir, Director, Payroll Department
  • Cristen Owens, Manager, Position Control and Financial Reporting
The Board approved the following major agenda items.
  • F-1. Revocation of the Charter and Petition for Promise Charter School.
  • F-2. Selection of a Charter School to be Located at Downtown Library.
  • F-3. Surrender of Charter of the Girard Charter Middle School.
  • F-4. Material Revision to Charter of King/Chavez Community High School to Establish Additional Sites.
  • F-5. Secondary District Plan for Work Experience Education (WEE) Program and Application to the state Department of Education.
  • F-6. Restructuring Plans for Three District Schools in Program Improvement Year 4 Status.
  • H-4. Appointments to the Proposition S Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC).
  • H-5. Board Direction to Staff Regarding Advocacy for 2011-12 and 2012-13 Budgets.
  • H-6. Resolution Recognizing September 17 through September 23, 2011 as "Constitution Week."
  • H-7. Resolution to Ensure Provision of a Public School Education to Students Free of Charge.
  • H-8. Agreement with ARCBridge Consulting & Training, Inc., for Professional Services in Support of the Redistricting of Board Member District Boundaries.
  • H-9. Resolution Recognizing Jay Powell.
  • I-2. Public Hearing and Approval of Revisions to Adopted 2011-12 District Budget. The Board approved the revised budget and in addition, should the 2010-11 budget includes at least $2 million balance, directed the Superintendent to spend up to $1 million to restore office assistants to school sites and up to another: $1 million to fund International Baccalaureate Programs, provide School Police staffing during non-school hours, and restore arts positions at magnet schools such as Valencia Park Elementary School.
  • I-6. Resolution of Intention to Consider Proposals to Lease Property for Joint Occupancy for Development, Operation, and Maintenance of Recreational Facilities and a Community Center at Pacific Beach Middle School
  • I-7. Initiation of School Closure/Consolidation/Reconfiguration Process, 2012-13
  • I-8 Alternative motion approved directing Superintendent and staff to retain a consultant to work with Chief Information and Technology Officer and staff to: review five-year plan; review general fund and operations and expenditures for Information Technology; review Prop. S plan; review data center and sustainability plan; and make recommendations for a holistic plan by the end of the calendar year 2011.