Public Agenda
TYPE: Board Meeting
DATE: 2/16/2021 TIME: 7:00 PM
Public Participation
The Governor has declared a State of Emergency to exist in California as a result of the threat of COVID-19 (aka the "Coronavirus"). The Governor issued Executive Order N-25-20, which directs Californians to follow public health directives including canceling large gatherings. The Executive Order also allows local legislative bodies to hold meetings via conference calls while still satisfying state transparency requirements. The Governor has also issued Executive Order N-33-20, prohibiting people from leaving their homes or places of residence except to access necessary supplies and services or to engage in specified critical infrastructure employment. The Public's health and well-being are the top priority for the Board of Education of Lodi Unified School District ("District") and you are urged to take all appropriate health and safety precautions. To facilitate this process, the meeting of the Board will be available via GoToWebinar and YouTube. Modified Meeting Procedures During COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Pandemic REGULAR BOARD MEETING, February 16, 2021 Please follow these instructions to comment on any item on this agenda; if you have a comment regarding a topic that is not listed on this Regular Meeting agenda, please sign up to speak under “Comments From The Public”: 1) Go to the Google survey titled "Board Meeting Comments" located at and sign up. (Google survey will open at 5:30 p.m.) 2) Speakers will fill in name and select item they would like to comment on. 3) Register for the meeting on the GoToWebinar invitation link located at the top and bottom of the agenda. 5) Speakers should rename their GoToWebinar profile names to their real names to expedite the process. 4) When it is time for the speakers to address the Board, their name will be called and the microphone on their GoToWebinar account will be activated. 6) After the comment has been given, the microphone for the speaker’s GoToWebinar profile will be muted. Info
Call to Order
Closed Session 6:00 p.m./Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m. Info
Public Comment on Closed Session Items
The public may comment on Closed Session agenda items prior to the Board adjourning to Closed Session. Info
Adjourn to Closed Session
Closed Session
Conference with Labor Negotiators (Mr. McKilligan) Mr. McKilligan, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel, will discuss, on an as-necessary basis, negotiations with Employee Group Representatives. Info/Action
Personnel Matters: Public Employee Appointment-Employment; Public Employee Performance Evaluation, (Superintendent's Evaluation); Public Employee Discipline-Dismissal-Release (Mr. McKilligan) Info/Action
Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Gov't Code 54956.8) Per December 1, 2020 appraisal, Tax Parcel Number 066-050-60 (Mr. Kahn) Info/Action
Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Gov't Code 54956.8) Site “C” School Site at Tax Parcel Number 120-020-02 (Mr. Kahn) Info/Action
Reconvene Public Meeting
Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
Roll will be called and the President will lead in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Info
Report on Actions from Closed Session
The Board President will report on action taken in Closed Session. Info
Public Hearings
Lodi Pupil Personnel Association (LPPA) Re-openers for the 2020-21 year. On February 2, 2021 the Board of Education acknowledged receipt of the 2020-21 re-opener for Lodi Pupil Personnel Association (Mr. McKilligan) Info
Proclamation and Recognition of National School Counseling Week, February 1-5, 2021. Info
President's Award(s)
Board President will present awards. Info
Superintendent and Staff Member Reports
Superintendent's Report Info
Comments from Student Representatives
Student Representatives to present reports. Info
Comments from the Public
A 20-minute time period has been set aside for the public to address the Board on items NOT listed on the agenda. Each public speaker shall limit his/her comments to three (3) minutes, but is welcome to distribute any materials to Board and/or staff. Due to restrictions imposed by the California Brown Act regarding discussing topics that are not on the agenda, Board members may not engage in dialogue about the issue. Info
Consent Agenda A - Routine Business Action
(Item A-1) Warrant Report (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-3) Purchase Order Detail Report (Mr. Kahn) As per Board Policy 3300, all transactions entered into by the Superintendent or designee on behalf of the Board shall be reviewed every 60 days. Action
(Item A-4) Annual Renewal of Services: Super Co-Op, A California USDA Foods Cooperative for the School Year 2021-22 (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-5) Approval of 2019-20 School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs), Published During 2020-21 (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-7) Resolution 2021-12 Award of Contract and Authorization to Begin Work for the Kitchen Renovation at Houston/Serna Project No. 0803-8103 (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-8) California Studies Course of Study and Textbook Adoption (Dr. Sahli) Action
(Item A-11) Essentials of English Language Arts Course of Study (Dr. Sahli) Action
(Item A-12) Essentials of Health and Family Living Course of Study (Dr. Sahli) Action
(Item A-13) Minutes of the Regular Meeting of February 2, 2021 (Dr. Washer) Action
Individual Action on Items Pulled from Consent Agenda A - Routine Business
(Item A-2) Contracts List (Mr. Kahn) As per Board Policy 3312, to be valid or to constitute an enforceable obligation against the district, contracts must be approved and/or ratified by the Board. Action
(Item A-6) Resolution 2021-11 Award of Contract and Authorization to Begin Work for the Fire Alarm Replacement Project at Needham Elementary School No. 0917-8217-7 (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-9) Cultural Studies Course of Study (Dr. Sahli) Action
(Item A-10) Essentials of Literature and Expository Writing Course of Study (Dr. Sahli) Action
Other Action Items
(Item OAI-1) Eligibility (Mr. Palmquist) Info/Action
(Item OAI-2) The Aspire River Oaks Charter School - Elementary Petition is presented for Board consideration. The petition seeks to renew the charter from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2028. (Mr. McGregor) Info/Action
(Item OAI-3) The Aspire Ben Holt - Middle School Petition is presented for Board consideration. The petition seeks to renew the charter from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2028 (Mr. McGregor) Info/Action
(Item OAI-4) 2021 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly Election (Dr. Washer) The ballot for the 2021 Delegate Assembly, Subregion 8-A, San Joaquin County, is presented. Board may vote for up to two (2) candidates. Candidates from Subregion 8-A are George Neely, Lodi USD; Christopher "Kit" Oase, Ripon USD; Courtney Porter, Lodi USD. Info/Action
Personnel Matters
Approval of Certificated and Classified Personnel Matters (Mr. McKilligan) The Board will approve routine personnel matters. Info/Action
Athletics Update (Mr. Palmquist) Info
Elementary Education Summer Learning Opportunity (Mr. McGregor) Info
Proposed Board Policy Revisions from the School Climate & Compliance Department (Mr. Palmquist) Info
The required school safety plans per California Education Code Sections 32280-32288 have been updated to meet compliance requirements and are submitted for Board review. (Mr. Kahn) Info
Comments from Employee Group Representatives Info
Comments from the Superintendent Info
Comments from Board Members
Board Members are given the opportunity for comments. Info
Board Advisory Committee Reports
Board Members will report on discussions from various Board Advisory/Subcommittee meetings. Info
Closed Session (continued if necessary)
Americans with Disabilities Act
The meeting is being conducted via GoToWebinar and YouTube and will be made accessible to members of the public seeking to attend and to address the Board through these means, except that members of the public seeking to attend and to address the Board who require reasonable accommodations to access the meeting, based on disability or other reasons, should contact the following person at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of a Regular meeting to make arrangements for such reasonable accommodations: M. Armstrong, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, Superintendent's Office at 209-331-7004 or, 1305 East Vine Street, Lodi, CA 95240 Info
Posted by 5:00 p.m., February 11, 2021, on the District's website at (Board of Education: Electronic School Board), and at the James Areida Education Support Center, 1305 East Vine Street, Lodi, CA 95240. Info