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Regular Meeting
Tamalpais Union HSD
May 26, 2020 6:00PM
Call to Order at 4:45 p.m.; Closed Session 4:50 p.m.; Regular Meeting on Zoom 6:00 p.m. https://zoom.us/j/95600304545?pwd=cDhzREpqa24yZ2U2RWpnSnFXRFV1QT09 Password: 811513

1. Call Meeting to Order
2. Approval of Closed Session Agenda
3. Public Comments on Closed Session Agenda
Quick Summary / Abstract:
To make public comments on the Closed Session Agenda, please call 415-945-1019 at 4:45 p.m.


4. Recess to Closed Session in the Superintendent's Office
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 Employment: Discipline/Dismissal/Release

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 §54956.9(a):Confidential agenda item.
4.C.1. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing LitigationConfidential agenda item.
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Existing Litigation, OAH Case # 2020 03 0773


4.D. With respect to every item of business to be discussed in closed session pursuant to Ed Code §35146:Confidential agenda item.
4.D.1. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student A)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.2. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student B)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.3. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student C)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.4. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student D)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.5. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student E)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.6. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student F)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.7. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student G)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.8. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student H)Confidential agenda item.
4.D.9. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student I)Confidential agenda item.
5. Reconvene into Open Session
Time Certain:
6:00 PM
Quick Summary / Abstract:

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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 - ROLL CALL VOTE
10. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
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. Speakers are requested to identify themselves 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.

If you wish to submit a public comment via email, you may do so at: publiccomment@tamdistrict.org.  To ensure board members have an opportunity to read written public comments prior to the board meeting, please submit written public comments by 5 pm on Monday, May 25, 2020. Public comments submitted via email will be noted in the minutes of the meeting. 

For public comment during the meeting on Zoom, please use the “raise your hand” feature to indicate you would like to make a comment.

11. Student Trustee Reports
12. Trustee Considerations (Please note that times listed for each item are estimated and actual times will vary.)
12.A. Honor and Recognize 2019-2020 Student Trustees (approx 6:20 pm)
Speaker:
Leslie Harlander
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The board would like to acknowledge the contributions of the student trustees who represent our five high schools.

12.B. Honor and Recognize 2019-2020 Parent Leaders (approx 6:45 pm)
Speaker:
Tara Taupier
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The board would like to acknowledge the contributions of our parent leaders from each of our five high schools.

12.C. Presentation of the 2019-2020 Athletic Report and Outstanding Athletes and Coaches of the Year (approx 7:25 pm)
Speaker:
Lars Christensen
Rationale:

Background:

Chris McCune, Athletics Coordinator, will present the 2019-20 Athletic Report and introduce the Athletic Directors from Redwood, Sir Francis Drake, and Tamalpais High Schools.  They will announce the coaches and student athletes of the year.

 
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The 2019-20 Athletic Report will be presented including recognition of student athletes and coaches of the year from the three comprehensive schools.

Attachments:
Athletic Report 2020
12.D. Honor and Recognize the Graduating Class of 2020 (approx 7:55 pm)
Speaker:
Leslie Harlander
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Board of Trustees would like to honor and recognize the achievements of TUHSD Class of 2020.

12.E. Take Action on Parcel Tax Polling Amount (approx 8:05 pm)
Speaker:
Tara Taupier
Rationale:

The board will take action on what amount(s) of increase in parcel tax they want to include in a poll of the community.

 
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The board will decide what amount(s) of increase in a potential parcel tax will be included in a survey of the community.
Attachments:
Parcel Tax Polling Amount Presentation
12.F. Update on COVID-19 Response and Distance Learning (approx 8:35 pm)
Speaker:
Tara Taupier
Quick Summary / Abstract:

The Superintendent will update the Board on school closure, including distance learning, end of year plans, and the current 2020-21 outlook.

13. Consent Agenda
13.A. Approve Minutes from May 12, 2020 BOT Meeting
Attachments:
Draft Minutes of 5-12-2020
13.B. Approve Personnel Summary for May 26, 2020
Attachments:
Personnel Summary 5-26-2020
13.C. Approve Purchase Orders over $40,000 - List #16
Attachments:
Purchase Orders over $40,000
13.D. Ratify Contracts over $40,000
Rationale:
Attached to this item is a spreadsheet of routine contracts $40,000 and above for approval by the Board of Trustees.  The Superintendent and Chief Financial Officer recommend approval.
 
Attachments:
Ratify May Contracts over $40,000
13.E. Ratify Contracts under $40,000
Attachments:
May Contracts under $40,000
13.F. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student A)
Recommended Motion:
That the Board of Trustees approves the graduation requirement waiver as discussed in Closed Session.
Rationale:

Background

Tamalapais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 


 
Comments:
Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.G. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student B)
Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:
Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.H. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student C)
Recommended Motion:

That the Board of Trustees approves the graduation requirement waiver as discussed in Closed Session.

Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session.

 
Comments:

Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.I. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student D)
Recommended Motion:
That the Board of Trustees approves the graduation requirement waiver as discussed in Closed Session. 
Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:
Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.J. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student E)
Recommended Motion:

That the Board of Trustees approves the graduation requirement waiver as discussed in Closed Session.

Rationale:

Background

Tamalapis High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:

Submitted by: Tara Taupier


13.K. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student F)
Recommended Motion:


Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student. 

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:

Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.L. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student G)
Recommended Motion:

That the Board of Trustees approves the graduation requirement waiver as discussed in Closed Session. 

Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:
Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.M. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student H)
Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal. 

This is confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:

Submitted by: Tara Taupier

13.N. Approve Waiver of Graduation Requirement (Student I)
Rationale:

Background

Tamalpais High School Principal, J.C. Farr, has recommended a graduation requirement waiver for a student.

The Board of Trustees may grant individual waivers of graduation requirements as recommended by the Principal.

This is a confidential matter and will be discussed in Closed Session. 

 
Comments:

Submitted by: Tara Taupier

14. Superintendent's Report
15. Trustee Reports
Quick Summary / Abstract:
At this time the Trustees may make announcements, without discussion, regarding various matters of interest to the Board, such as Marin County Joint Legislative Advisory Committee, Marin County School Boards Association, LCAP Committee, Golden Bell, or other updates.  Trustees may also note interest in specific agenda topics for consideration at future meetings.
16. Conclusion
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Review Meeting Norms.

Future Meeting Dates:

  • June 2, 2020:  Regular Meeting, Zoom online
  • June 23, 2020:  Regular Meeting, Zoom online
  • July 14, 2020:  Regular Meeting, Zoom online
17. 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 415-945-1020.

Published: May 22, 2020, 5:05 PM

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