Public Agenda
TYPE: Board Meeting
DATE: 5/4/2021 TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: (In-Person & Remotely) James Areida Education Support Center
Public Participation
Modified Meeting Procedures During COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Pandemic: 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 and in response to the state guidelines on social distancing, this meeting of the Board will be open to the public at the JAESC Boardrooms with limited seating, remotely via GoToWebinar, and broadcasted on YouTube. IMPORTANT: Any individual attending the meeting must wear a mask and adhere to social distancing protocols. If you are displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 we ask that you please stay home and consult your healthcare professional. The Board assumes no liability for any health risks to members of the public who attend the Board meeting in-person. All individuals attending the meeting in-person do so at their own risk. Public comments will be taken in-person and remotely. To sign up for a remote public comment please follow these instructions; if you have a comment regarding a topic that is not listed on the agenda, please sign up to speak under “Comments From The Public”: 1) Go to the Google Form and sign up. (Form 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. 4) Speakers should rename their GoToWebinar profile names to their real names to expedite the process. 5) 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
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
Superintendent and Staff Member Reports
Superintendent's Report Info
Board Recognition
Regional Science Bowl Competition Award Winners (Mr. Palmquist) Info
Elementary Math Tournament Recognition (Mr. McGregor) Info
2021-2022 Teacher of the Year (Mr. McKilligan) Info
Proclamation and Recognition of Day of the Teacher - May 12, 2021 Info
Proclamation and Recognition of School Nutrition Employee Week - May 3-7, 2021 Info
Proclamation and Recognition of Classified School Employee Week - May 16-22, 2021 Info
Proclamation and Recognition of School Principals' Day - May 1, 2021 Info
Proclamation and Recognition of National School Nurse Day - May 12, 2021 Info
Proclamation and Recognition of National Speech and Language Pathologist Day - May 18, 2021 Info
On behalf of the Lodi Unified Board of Education, President Freitas will acknowledge the 2020-2021 Student Representatives to the Board of Education for their year of service. 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) Changes to the Adopted Budget (Mr. Kahn). Staff is recommending approval of the changes to the adopted budget. Action
(Item A-3) Credential Waiver Application and Approval (Mr. McKilligan) The Board of Education will consider Credential Waiver for Certificated Employees Action
(Item A-4) Resolution 2021-25 Rejection of Bids for the Bear Creek High and Delta Sierra Middle Schools Paving and Parking Lot Project No. 0949-8249 & 0941-8241 (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-5) Resolution 2021-26 Award of Contract and Authorization to Begin Work for the Fire Alarm Replacement Project at Beckman Elementary School No. 0910-8210 (Mr. Kahn) Action
(Item A-7) Minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 20, 2021 (Dr. Washer) Action
(Item A-8) Minutes of the Special Meeting of April 27, 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) Approval of Construction Project Change Order 1 - Needham Elementary School Increment 1 Site Work Project Number 0917-8217-4 (Mr. Kahn) Action
Other Action Item(s)
(Item OAI-1) Resolution 2021-27 Authorizing the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions - Site I in Westlake Village (Mr. Kahn) Info/Action
(Item OAI-2) Ratification of the Memorandum of Understanding with Lodi Educational Association (Mr. McKilligan) Info/Action
Personnel Matters
Approval of Certificated and Classified Personnel Matters (Mr. McKilligan) The Board will approve routine personnel matters. Info/Action
Update, Lodi USD Response to the Health Pandemic Including the Implementation of In-Person Instruction and Plans for Summer School (Dr. Washer) Info
Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Actions and Services (Dr. Sahli) Info
Expanded Learning Opportunity Grant Stakeholder Input (Dr. Sahli) Info
Comments from Employee Group Representatives Info
Comments from Board Members Info
Comments from the Superintendent 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., April 29, 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