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Agenda Items, Nov. 18, 2014

Please note that all agenda items are DRAFT until the Board acts on them. Please be aware that items are numbered below in accordance with the published agenda. To view actions taken by the Board, please see Board Actions after the meeting has taken place.

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Meeting Agenda: Print Version (In PDF)

Regular Meeting, November 18, 2014

Pledge of Allegiance

Action Item

  1. Schedule an Executive Meeting

Recess Regular Meeting

Reconvene Regular Meeting (approximately 6:00 p.m.)

Pledge of Allegiance

Information Items

  1. Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (SSAC) Report
  2. Superintendent's Report to include Fiscal Status Update
  3. Board Member Activity Reports

Call to the Audience

Action Items

  1. Administrative appointments, reassignments, and transfers – Director, Facilities Management
  2. Administrative appointments, reassignments, and transfers – Director, Financial Services
  3. Administrative appointments, reassignments, and transfers – Director, Instructional Technology

Information Items

  1. School Community Partnership Council (SCPC) Report
  2. Policy on District Properties Procedures – Closing, Opening, Sale/Lease/Rent – Requested by Board President Adelita Grijalva
  3. Update on the Superintendent's Goals for 2014-2015 – Facilities
  4. Update on Enterprise Resource Plan (October 2014)

Consent Agenda

  1.  
    1. Salaried Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    2. Hourly Critical Need and Replacement Hires
    3. Substitute New Hires
    4. Salaried Separations
    5. Hourly Separations
    6. Substitute Separations
    7. Requests for Leave of Absence for Certified Personnel
    8. Requests for Leave of Absence for Classified Personnel
    9. Adoption of Supplementary Material for High Schools – Life in the Universe
    10. Adoption of Supplementary Materials for High Schools - Revolution, River Reader, Norton Sampler
    11. Adoption of Supplemental Material for High Schools – Physics Principles with Applications Plus Mastering
    12. Intergovernmental Agreement between Tucson Unified School District and the University of Arizona for the Discover Assessment pilot for Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)
    13. Minutes of Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Meetings
      1. Special Board Meeting, March 25, 2014
    14. Authorization for Governing Board Members-Elect to attend Arizona School Boards Association New Board Member Orientation, December 10, 2014, Phoenix, AZ
    15. Authorization for Board Members to attend the 75th Annual Conference of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Nashville, Tennessee, March 20-24, 2015
    16. Authorization for the Governing Board to become a member of the ASBA Hispanic/Native American Indian Caucus and the ASBA Black Caucus – Requested by Board Clerk Kristel Foster
    17. Ratification of salary and non-salary vouchers for the period beginning September 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2014; and, October 1, 2014 and ending October 31, 2014

Action Items

  1. 2015-2016 Tucson Unified School District Calendar
  2. Federal and State Identified Schools for SY 2014-2015 (formerly known as School Improvement Plans)
  3. Approval of Fee Agreement for Fisher Legal Representation
  4. Lease Agreement between Tucson Unified School District and Tucson Jazz Institute for Utterback Magnet Middle School, with Authorization for the Director of Planning and Student Assignment to Execute the Agreement
  5. Agreement with Richard Cardenas for the Purchase of the Property at 422 S. Fremont, Tucson, Arizona, with Authorization for the Acting Director for Planning and Student Assignment to Execute the Agreement
  6. Permission to Increase Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 13-75-17 - Chiller Preventive Maintenance
  7. Duffy Center – Alternate Governing Board Meeting Location
  8. To Confirm or Appoint New Delegate Representative to the ASBA Annual Membership Business Meeting, December 11, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona
  9. Appoint New Members to the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board Audit Committee

Study/Action Items

  1. Review and Consider revisions to the Comprehensive Boundary Plan, previously approved by the Board on August 12, 2014
  2. Reconsideration of Revised Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Tucson Police Department and Tucson Unified School District for School Resource Officers, with Authorization for the Superintendent to Execute the Agreement – Requested by Board Member Mark Stegeman

Governing Board Policies

Study/Action

  1. Governing Board Policy GCO – Evaluation of Certificated Staff Members (revision)
  2. Governing Board Policy BEDBA – Board Meeting Agenda Preparation – Review and Consider Revisions, Requested by Board President Adelita Grijalva

Future Agenda Item

Adjournment