Regular Meeting
Davis Joint USD
May 03, 2018 5:30PM
Closed Session - 5:30 p.m., South Conference Room, 526 B Street; Open Session - 7:00 p.m., Community Chambers, 23 Russell Boulevard Davis, CA 95616

Mission Statement:
The mission of Davis Joint Unified School District, a leading center of educational innovation, is to ignite a love of learning and equip each student with the knowledge, skills, character, and well-being to thrive and contribute to an evolving and increasingly-connected world, through a system characterized by: - Optimal conditions and environments for all students to learn - A team of talented, resourceful, and caring staff - Transforming teaching, learning, and operations in our continuing pursuit of excellence - Resourceful, transparent, and responsible fiscal planning, - A diverse and inclusive culture
II. CLOSED SESSION (Note location at top of agenda)
II.a. Discussion and Possible Action on Personnel Listed on the Consent Calendar for Personnel Employment/Status/ActionsConfidential agenda item.
II.b. Conference with Agency Negotiator, Matt Best, Regarding Collective Bargaining: DTA and CSEAConfidential agenda item.
II.c. Consider Whether to Hear an Employee Appeal of Parent Complaints, Government Code Section 54957Confidential agenda item.
II.d. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Gov Code 54956.8), Property: District Office(APN 070-172-001) and Nugget (APN 071-140-035); Agency Negotiator: John Bowes and Bruce Colby, Under Negotiations: PriceConfidential agenda item.
III.a. Open Session Call to Order (Note location at top of agenda)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
It is anticipated the Board will reconvene in open session at 7:00 p.m.
III.b. Patriotic Observance
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Board Member Alan Fernandes will lead those attending the meeting in a patriotic observance.

III.c. Roll Call
III.d. Announcement of any Decisions Made in Closed Session
III.e. Approval of Agenda
IV.a. Superintendent's Communications
IV.b. DTA Communications
IV.c. CSEA Communications
IV.d. Announcements from Board Members/Board Liaisons
IV.e. Student Board Representative Announcements
Quick Summary / Abstract:

In the interest of conducting the business of public education in a timely manner, there is a two or three-minute limit per individual speaker which, at the discretion of the board president, may be modified depending on the number of speakers.  A maximum of thirty (30) minutes for the comment period may be imposed.

In order to maintain a respectful public forum, members of the audience will please limit applause to occasions of student performance, employee recognition, and significant community contributions which are celebrated by everyone present.

During this public comment period, the law does not allow the Board of Education to take action on any item not explicitly posted on the agenda in advance.  However, Board members may ask for clarification, refer concerns to staff, and/or request that an item be placed on a future agenda. 

VI.a. Approve Certificated Personnel Report No. 18-18
Recommended Motion:

Certificated Personnel Report No. 18-18 covers 2 Temporary Employments, 1 Conversion from Temporary to Probationary, 2 FTE Increases, 1 Leave of Absence, 8 Partial Leaves of Absence, 3 Promotions, 4 Resignations, 3 Retirements and possible addendum covering 10 Employments, 2 Promotions, 2 Status Changes,  2 Resignations and 2 Retirements.


The personnel actions requested in this report are essential to meet the goals and mission of the Davis Joint Unified School District. 

Financial Impact:
The personnel actions are budgeted for in the Davis Joint Unified School District Adopted Budget or expressly approved by the Board of Education in open session. 

Certificated Personnel Report 18-18
VI.b. Approve Classified Personnel Report No. 18-18
Recommended Motion:

Classified Personnel Report No. 18-18 covers 1 Employment, 2 FTE Increases, 2 Resignations and 2 Retirements.

The personnel actions requested in this report are essential to meet the goals and mission of the Davis Joint Unified School District. 

Financial Impact:

The personnel actions are budgeted for in the Davis Joint Unified School District Adopted Budget or expressly approved by the Board of Education in open session. 

Classified Personnel Report 18-18
VI.c. Approval of Minutes
VI.d. Enrollment Report
Recommended Motion:

Receive the enrollment information as presented on the Consent Calendar.  

The purpose of this report is to inform the Board of Education and community regarding prospective enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. Enrollment projections provide important decision-making information for district and site level staff regarding staffing, facilities needs, overflows, inter-district and intra-district transfers.
DJUSD Spring Enrollment Report 2108
VI.e. School-Connected Organization Authorization
Recommended Motion:

Approve the addition of a new School Connected Organization, the Holmes/DHS Orchestra Boosters. 

The primary purpose of the DHS/Holmes Orchestra Boosters is to help support the financial needs for Davis Senior School and Holmes junior School orchestra programs such as school sponsored trips, concert and event support and other program needs as determined throughout the school year.

An updated listing of 2017-2018 School Connected Organizations is attached. 

Pursuant to Board Policy 1230 on School-Connected Organizations, any organization that desires to raise money to benefit district students shall submit to the Board a request for authorization as a school-connected organization.
2017-2018 Updated School Connected Organization List 3-1-2018
VI.f. Ratification of Contracts and Agreements
Recommended Motion:
Ratify the contracts and agreements as presented.

Pursuant to Board Policy 3312 and California Education Code, all contracts and agreements need to be approved and ratified by the Board of Education.  The current contracts which are being presented to the Board are listed in the attachment section below.  Additional contract(s) may be included prior to the meeting.

Financial Impact:
All items are budgeted in their respective department/program approved budget plans. The cost of each individual item is posted in attachments.

All West Coachlines Agreement
California Arts Council Agreement
Daniel Marquez DJ Agreement
Envoy Plan Services, Inc., and CTA Voluntary Retirement Plans for Educators, LLC (VRPE) Agreement
Eye To Eye Mentoring, Inc. Agreement
Hanks, Paul, Agreement
Harper, Joe, Agreement
Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. Agreement
Lifetouch National School Studios Agreement - Emerson
LPA Inc. Agreement Update
Razzo, Heather, Agreement
Recovery Happens Agreement - King and Holmes
Staves, Gary, Agreement
Walsworth Publishing Company, Inc. Agreement
West Interactive Services Agreement
VII.a. Review Bond Measure Feasibility Study
Recommended Motion:


The District commissioned a poll to determine interest in a general obligation bond for facilities improvement. Results of the poll will be reviewed from a presentation for discussion on potential future actions for a potential bond resolution.

Additional materials will be posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
Bond Measure Feasibility Study Presentation
VII.b. Review District Properties and Property Interests
Recommended Motion:
Review District properties not being used as traditional school sites and other government owned properties that have been discussed as potential partnerships opportunities.


The District owns properties not being used as traditional school sites including surplus land, potential surplus land, sites discussed for redevelopment opportunities, sites leased or shared with other agencies. Additionally, the District has potential opportunities in sites not owned by DJUSD.

Staff will provide a summary review and update the Board on these properties.

DJUSD Properties Review

The calendar is a fluid, working document used by the Board President and Superintendent in support of the Board conducting efficient and effective Board meetings. Changes in the date of future agenda items occur frequently to best fit Board items into the time parameters of Board meetings and District priorities.  

Tentative Board Agenda Calendar
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The next meeting of the Board of Education is scheduled for May 17, 2018. The Board will convene in open session, and immediately thereafter adjourn to closed session at 5:30 p.m. in the Susan B. Anthony Administration Building at 526 B Street, Davis, California. The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 7:00 p.m. in the Community Chambers at 23 Russell Boulevard, Davis, California.

Quick Summary / Abstract:

In compliance with the Brown Act regulations, Penny Pyle legally posted this agenda on April 30, 2018.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to access the Board meeting room or to otherwise participate during this meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact the Superintendent's Office at (530) 757-5300 ext. 142. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the Board meeting.

The Board meeting will be televised live on cable television on DJUSD Education Channel 17. Streaming video of this meeting is also available at: DJUSD Board Meeting.

Agenda Packets are available for review at the Davis Joint Unified School District office, 526 B Street (530-757-5300 x 142); or online at


Published: April 30, 2018, 4:38 PM

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