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Regular Meeting
Tamalpais Union HSD
February 12, 2019 6:00PM
Kreps Conference Room; 395 Doherty Drive, Larkspur, California; Phone (415) 945-1020 - FAX (415) 945-1026; www.tamdistrict.org; Call to Order at 4:55 p.m.; Closed Session 5:00 p.m.; Regular Board Meeting 6:00 p.m.

1. Call Meeting to Order
Time Certain:
4:55 PM
2. Approval of Closed Session Agenda
3. Public Comments on Closed Session Agenda
4. Recess to Closed Session in the Superintendent's Office
Time Certain:
5:00 PM
4.A. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957Confidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
  • Public Employee Performance Evaluation:  Superintendent
  • Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release:  Certificated
4.B. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Gov Code §54957.6:Confidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Conference with Labor Negotiator:

  • Agency designated representative - Christensen; Employee Organization - TFT
  • Agency designated representative - Christensen; Employee Organization - CSEA
4.C. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Ed Code §49070(c):Confidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Parent Challenge to Content of Pupil Records

5. Reconvene into Open Session
Time Certain:
6:00 PM
6. Announcement of Reportable Action Taken in Closed Session
7. Approve Agenda and Review Norms
8. Public Comment on the Consent Agenda
9. Approval of Consent Agenda
10. Student Trustee Reports
11. Superintendent's Report
12. Trustee Considerations (Please note that times listed for each item are estimated and actual times will vary.)
12.A. Discuss Budget Reduction Recommendations (approx 6:25 pm)
Speaker:
Tara Taupier
Recommended Motion:

There is no action required for this item. 

Rationale:

Currently, TUHSD is in a structural deficit, which means our expenditures are greater than our revenues. The District is projected to continue to deficit spend into the foreseeable future unless we reduce our expenditures. The presentation tonight provides a draft recommendation for budget reductions in order to assure the fiscal solvency of the District. 

 
Attachments:
Budget Reduction Recommendation Presentation
13. Consent Agenda
13.A. Approve Draft Minutes of the January 29, 2019 BOT Meeting
Attachments:
Draft Minutes of 1-29-19
13.B. Approve Personnel Summary for 2-12-19
Attachments:
Personnel Summary 2-12-19
13.C. Ratify January 2019 Vendor Warrants
Attachments:
January 2019 Vendor Warrants
13.D. Approve New Job Description for Payroll Specialist
Attachments:
Payroll Specialist updated Job Description
13.E. Approval of Certificated Seniority List
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Seniority List, based on date of first work day, is used to rank the District seniority of all Certificated employees.

Attachments:
Certificated Seniority List 2018.19
13.F. Approve Classified Seniority List
Attachments:
Classified Seniority List 2018.19
13.G. Approve New Course of Study for The Living Earth
Rationale:

In response to new science standards adopted by the State of California, the Next Generation Science Standards, TUHSD will be implementing The Living Earth course to all tenth grade students in the Fall of 2019. This is the second in a series of three courses which will ultimately replace Integrated Science.

 
Comments:

Submitted by:  Kim Stiffler

Attachments:
The Living Earth Course of Study
13.H. Approve Model U.N. Field Trip to New York - Tamalpais High School
Rationale:

If approved by the Board of Trustees, 20 Tam High School students will go to New York with 2 chaperones on March 4-10, 2019 to participate in the annual National High School Model United Nations.  The approval is pending all required documents are received by the business office in a timely manner before the departure date.

 
Attachments:
Model UN Field Trip THS
13.I. Approve Field Trip to London, UK - Tamalpais High School
Rationale:

If approved by the Board of Trustees, 25 Tam High School students will go to London, England, with 4 chaperones on March 30-April 10, 2019 to participate in theatre studies.  The approval is pending all required documents are received by the business office in a timely manner before the departure date.

 
Attachments:
London Field Trip 2019 THS
13.J. Approve Field Trip to Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Tamalpais HS
Rationale:

If approved by the Board of Trustees, 20 Tam High School students and 2 chaperons will go to Ashland, Oregon on May 2-5, 2019.  The approval is pending all required documents are received by the business office in a timely manner before the departure date.

 
Attachments:
Ashland Shakespeare Festival Field Trip THS
13.K. Approve Field Trip to Pamplona, Spain - Tamalpais High School
Rationale:
If approved by the Board of Trustees, 16 Tam High School students will go to Pamplona, Spain with 3 chaperones on March 27-April 13, 2019 to participate in the annual Global Studies exchange.  The approval is pending all required documents are received by the business office in a timely manner before the departure date.
 
Attachments:
Global Studies Pamplona 2019 THS
13.L. Approve Field Trip to Pau, France - Tamalpais High School
Rationale:
If approved by the Board of Trustees, 19 Tamalpais High School students and 3 chaperones will go to Pau, France on March 27-April 13, 2019.  The approval is pending all required documents are received by the business office in a timely manner before the departure date.
 
Attachments:
THS Field Trip to Pau, France
13.M. Accept, With Thanks, Gift of $5,000 to Language of Humor Class - RHS
Attachments:
Jokoy Entertainment Donation
14. Trustee Reports (approx 7:55 pm)
Quick Summary / Abstract:
  • Marin County Joint Legislative Advisory Committee
  • Marin County School Boards Association
  • Fiscal Advisory and LCAP Committee
  • Golden Bell
  • Additional Updates
15. Board President Report
16. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda (approx 8:10 pm)
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues, and provides this time for members of the audience to address the Board on any school-related matter not on this agenda. The Board can take no action at this time. Each speaker is requested to identify themself prior to addressing the Board and will be heard for up to three (3) minutes. The presiding officer of the Board shall determine, based on time constraints of the Board, whether some time less than three (3) minutes shall be allocated to individual speakers.

17. Conclusion
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Future Meeting Dates:

  • February 26, 2019:  Regular Meeting, Kreps Conference Center
  • March 12, 2019:  Regular Meeting, Kreps Conference Center
  • March 26, 2019:  Regular Meeting, Kreps Conference Center
18. Adjournment
Disability Information:
Americans with Disabilities: Assistance will be provided to those requiring accommodations for disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Interested persons must request accommodations at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at 945-3720.

Published: February 8, 2019, 4:16 PM

The resubmit was successful.