April 25, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Alameda City Hall

2263 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501

Regular meetings held in Council Chambers will be recorded and broadcast live on Comcast, Channel 15


The Board of Education will meet for Closed Session and to discuss labor negotiations, student discipline, personnel matters, litigation, and other matters as provided under California State law and set forth on the agenda below. Following Closed Session, the Board reconvenes to Public Session. Adjournment of the Public Session will be no later than 10:30 PM for all regular and special meetings, unless extended by a majority vote of the Board.

Writings relating to a board meeting agenda item that are distributed to at least a majority of the Board members less than 72 hours before the noticed meeting, and that are public records not otherwise exempt from disclosure, will be available for inspection at the District administrative offices, 2060 Challenger Drive, Alameda, CA. Such writings may also be available on the District's website. (Govt Code 54957.5b).

Individuals who require special accommodations (American Sign Language interpreter, accessible seating, documentation in accessible format, etc.) should contact Kerri Lonergan, Assistant to the Superintendent, at 337-7187 no later than 48 hours preceding the meeting.


Please submit a "Request to Address the Board" slip to Kerri Lonergan, Assistant to the Superintendent, prior to the introduction of the item. For meeting facilitation, please submit the slip at your earliest possible convenience. Upon recognition by the President of the Board, please come to the podium and identify yourself prior to speaking. The Board of Education reserves the right to limit speaking time to three (3) minutes or fewer per individual. Speakers are permitted to yield their time to one other speaker, however no one speaker shall have more than four (4) minutes.
Closed Session Items: may be addressed under Public Comment on Closed Session Topics.

Non Agenda and Consent Items:
may be addressed under Public Comments.

Agenda Items:
may be addressed under either Public Comments or General Business after the conclusion of the staff presentation on the item.
VIDEO1.Public Comment on Closed Session Topics: The Board of Education reserves the right to limit public comment to 10 minutes.

Adjourn to Closed Session - 5:30 PM - to discuss:


Conference with Labor Negotiators - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957.6
Agency designated representatives: Timothy Erwin, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Chad Pimentel, General Counsel
Employee organizations: AEA, CSEA 27, and CSEA 860


Conference with Real Property Negotiators - Pursuant to Section 54956.8:

(1) District sites: District Office (2060 Challenger Drive)


(2) Former Chipman Campus, 401 Pacific Avenue Alameda, California, 94501

Agency Negotiators: Chad Pimentel, General Counsel

Negotiating Parties: Academy of Alameda Charter Schools

Under Negotiation: Facilities Use Agreement


Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Existing Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b) to Government Code section 54956.9:

(1) Nelco, Inc. et al v. Alameda Unified School District,

Case No. RG16-841074 (Alameda County Superior Court)


Conference with Legal Counsel Regarding Potential Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b) to Government Code section 54956.9:

(1) Community Learning Center Schools, Inc. v. Alameda Unified School District


Confidential Student Matters - Pursuant to CA Education Code Section 35146:

(1) One matter


Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release - Pursuant to Subdivision 54957


Student Discipline/Expulsion/Readmit: None at this time.


VIDEO3.Reconvene to Public Session: 6:30 PM Council Chambers
VIDEO4.Call to Order - Pledge of Allegiance - Henry Haight Elementary School
VIDEO5.Introduction of Board Members and Staff
VIDEOB.MODIFICATION(S) OF THE AGENDA - The Board may change the order of business including, but not limited to, an announcement that an agenda item will be considered out of order, that consideration of an item has been withdrawn, postponed, rescheduled or removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and possible action
VIDEO1.Approval of Minutes - Minutes from the March 24th Special Board Meeting and the March 28th Regular Board Meeting will be considered
VIDEO1.Highlighting Alameda Schools - Henry Haight Elementary School
VIDEO2.Written Correspondence - Written correspondence regarding an agenda item that is distributed to a majority of Board Members is shared.
VIDEO3.Board Members' Report - The Board of Education Members may make announcements or provide information to the Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
VIDEO4.Superintendent's Report - The Superintendent of Schools may make announcements or provide information to the Board and Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
VIDEO5.Student Board Members' Report - Student Board Members may make announcements or provide information to the Board and the Public in the form of an oral report. The Board will not take action on such items.
VIDEO6.Report from Employee Organizations - Representatives from the District's employee organizations may make announcements or provide information to the Board and Public in the form of a brief oral report. The Board will not take action on such items. Alameda Education Association (AEA); California School Employees Association Chapter 27 (CSEA 27); California School Employees Association Chapter 860 (CSEA 860).
VIDEO7.Public Comments - Members of the public may address the Board on Consent Calendar Items, Agenda and Non-Agenda items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the District. However, speakers who have already spoken on an Agenda item during Communications will not be entitled to speak to that item under General Business. Public comments are limited to 30 minutes under this item. Any remaining comments will be heard under G.
VIDEO8.Closed Session Action Report
1.Certificated Personnel Actions
2.Classified Personnel Actions
3.Approval and Acceptance of Donations
4.Approval of Bill Warrants and Payroll Registers
5.Approval of Quarterly Report on Williams Uniform Complaints
6.Approval of Alameda Unified School District “Sunshine” Reopener Proposals to CSEA, Chapter 860 (CSEA 860)
7.Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with Colleges and Universities for Student Teacher Interns
8.Approval of 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 School Year Calendars
9.Approval of Special Education Local Plan Area Master Contracts
10.Proclamation: Earth Week - April 17 - April 24, 2017
VIDEO11.Proclamation: Alameda Education Foundation Appreciation Day - April 25, 2017
12.Proclamation: Labor History Month - May
13.Proclamation: Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month - May
14.Proclamation: Asthma Awareness Month - May
15.Ratification of Contracts Executed Pursuant to Board Policy 3300
16.Resolution No. 2016-2017.65 Approval of Budget Transfers, Increases, Decreases
17.Resolution No. 2016-2017.66 Authorization to Dispose of Surplus Property
18.Resolution No. 2016-2017.69 Employee Appreciation Month: May 2017
19.Resolution No. 2016-2017.70 Supporting AB 424 Strengthening California’s Gun Laws and Preventing Fire Arms from Being Permitted on School Campuses
F.GENERAL BUSINESS – Informational reports and action items are presented under General Business. The public may comment on each item listed under General Business as the item is taken up. The Board reserves the right to limit public comment on General Business items to ten (10) minutes per item. The Board may, with the consent of persons representing both sides of an issue, allocate a block of time to each side to present their issue.
VIDEO1.Resolution No. 2016-2017.68 Alameda Unified School District Environmental Sustainability (5 Mins/Action)
VIDEO2.Presentation of Cenergistic's Energy Conservation Annual Report (10 Mins/Information)
VIDEO3.Measure I Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report (10 Mins/Information)
VIDEO4.Public Hearing: K-5 ELA/ELD Instructional Materials Adoption (15 Mins/Public Hearing/Information)
VIDEO5.Long-Term Facilities Use Agreement with Academy of Alameda Charter Middle School and Academy of Alameda Charter Elementary School (10 Mins/Action)
VIDEO6.Approval of Letter from Board of Education to State Representatives Regarding Funding (10 Mins/Action)
VIDEO7.School Start Time Update (10 Mins/Information)
VIDEO8.AUSD 2017-2018 Budget Process and Assumptions (15 Mins/Information)
VIDEO9.Approval of Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators (5 Mins/Action)