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Previous MeetingMay 05, 2015 05:50 PM
Board of Education - Regular Business Meeting
2820 Clark Avenue, Norco, California
Board of Education Meeting

 

  
Preliminary Information

        Copies of the agenda materials are available in the Superintendent’s Office.  Pursuant to Government Code section 54957.5, writings that are public records that relate to an open session agenda item and that are distributed to a majority of Board members less than 72 hours prior to the meeting are available for public inspection at the above address in the Superintendent’s Office.

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(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  OPENING CEREMONY - 5:50 P.M.   
         
a. Call to Order     
         
b. Public Comment on Sections 2 and 3     
Unfold 2.  CLOSED SESSION - 5:50 P.M.   
         
a. Student Expulsions/Readmissions/Admissions (Education Code 35146)     
         
b. Public Employee Appointment/ Assignment/ Reassignment/ Discipline/ Dismissal/ Release (Government Code 54957)     
         
c. Anticipated Litigation (Government Code 54956.9(b)(1)     
         
d. Negotiations - CNTA and CSEA Issues (Government Code 54957.6)     
         
e. Superintendent's Evaluation     
Unfold 3.  OPEN SESSION - 7:00 P.M.   
         
a. Call to Order     
         
b. Report of Closed Session Action     
         
c. Pledge of Allegiance -- Linda Halisi, Student Board Member     
         
d. Adoption of Minutes - April 14, 2015, Regular Business Meeting      (V)  
Unfold 4.  SPECIAL RECOGNITION   
         
a. 2014-15 Student Board Member     
  Linda Halisi, Kennedy Middle College High School
         
b. 2014 National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Contest Winner     
  Mary Lowe, Corona Fundamental Intermediate School - Junior American Citizens Art Contest, Photo-Essay Category
         
c. Caring School of the Year Award     
  Eisenhower Elementary School
Parks Elementary School
Home Gardens Academy
By Shirley Zink, President, Simple Acts of Care & Kindness Foundation
         
d. Norco College Summer Advantage Program     
  Dr. Paul Parnell, President; Dr. Monica Green, Vice President-Student Services; Dr. Diane Dieckmeyer, Vice President-Academic Affairs; Ms. Melissa Bader, Associate Professor of English; Ms. Marissa Iliscupidez, Associate Professor-Counseling; Dr. Greg Aycock, Dean-Institutional Effectiveness; and Anita Shirley, CNUSD Counselor on Special Assignment
Unfold 5.  PRESENTATION TO THE BOARD   
         
a. Dual Language Immersion Program     
  By Nivia Gallardo-Ayala, Director, Educational Services, and Roosevelt High School Students
6.  SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT   
Unfold 7.  PUBLIC HEARINGS   
         
a. 2015-16 Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Annual Services and Budget Plans, as required by Education Code Sections 56195.7(h) and 56205     
         
b. 2014-15 Resolution No. 76, Determining the Validity of Prior Proceedings Relative to the Formation of CFD No. 15-1, Establishing Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 15-1, Authorizing the Levy of a Special Tax within CFD No. 15-1 and Calling an Election     
         
c. 2014-15 Resolution No. 77, Determining the Necessity to Incur Bonded Indebtedness in an Amount not to exceed $6,500,000 within CFD No. 15-1 and Calling an Election     
8.  HEARING SESSION   
9.  STUDENT BOARD MEMBER'S REPORT   
10.  BOARD MEMBERS' REPORTS   
Unfold 11.  ACTION SESSION   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve and/or accept the consent items:      (V)  
  Executive Services: 12a
Educational Services: 13a-f
Instructional Support: 14a-n
Business Services: 15a-d
Facilities: 16a-m
Human Resources: 17a
Unfold 12.  Executive Services, Linda K. White   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the gifts/donations as listed.      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 13.  Educational Services, Lisa Simon, Ed.D.   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Agreements for Contracted Services whereas the contractor agrees to render the services on the dates and times herein stated in accordance with the direction stipulated by the District Superintendent of Schools.      (V)  (C)  
 

Mad Science of North Orange County
On May 6, 2015, Mad Science of North Orange County will present a science workshop on dry ice for third grade students at Adams Elementary School.  The cost is $750 and will be paid through the third grade fundraising account.

Discovery Science Center
On May 7, 2015, Discovery Science Center will present "Watt's Current", and on June 11, 2015, will present "Discovery Cube" to fourth grade students at Barton Elementary School.  The cost is $650 and will be paid by PTA and fundraisers.

Science on the Go, Inc.
Beginning May 20 through May 28, 2015, Science on the Go, Inc. will present four assemblies on the three phases of Matter to third grade students at Barton Elementary School.  The cost is $900 and will be paid by the PTA and fundraisers.

Nicole Warwick Photography
On May 30, 2015, Nicole Warwick Photography will provide a photo booth with costumes for Chavez Academy's eighth grade picnic as part of their promotion festivities.  The cost is $250 and will be paid by middle school fundraising funds.

Spahr Media
On May 13, 2015, Spahr Media will provide DJ services for Eisenhower Elementary School's fourth grade 49er day.  The cost is $150 and will be paid by Eisenhower Elementary School.

Hidden Valley Nature Center
On June 3, 2015, Hidden Valley Nature Center will present "Rock On! Geology" to second grade students at Foothill Elementary School.  The cost is $425 and will be paid from the Second Grade Fundraiser Account and PTA donations.

Full Spectrum Ed Services
On May 11, 2015, Full Spectrum Ed Services will provide a Portable Planetarium to third grade students at Foothill Elementary School.  The cost is $750 and will be paid by the PTA.

Science on the Go, Inc.
Beginning May 21 through May 22, 2015, Science on the Go, Inc., will present an earth science assembly to students at Franklin Elementary School.  Students will gain an understanding of what makes a volcano erupt, and explore the geologic aspects of planet Earth.  The cost is $1,525 and will be paid by the PTA.

Dairy Council of California
On May 27, 2015, the Dairy Council of California will provide a mobile dairy classroom for K-3 grade students at Harada Elementary School.  There is no charge for this assembly.

Stonez Rolling Video Games
On June 2, 2015, Stonez Rolling Video Games will provide a game truck for Highland's sixth grade year-end activities.  No games with a "Teen" or "Mature" rating will be available to the students.  The cost is $236.25 and will be paid by the Sixth Grade Fundraiser Account.

Mad Science
On May 22, 2015, Mad Science will present a science workshop for students at Highland Elementary School.  The cost is $350 and will be paid by the Highland Elementary School Fundraiser Account.

Art Workout LLC
Beginning June 8 through June 19, 2015, Art Workout LLC will provide art instruction to students of Home Gardens Academy's ASES Intersession.  The cost is $750 and will be paid with ASES Supplemental funds.

Aquarium of the Pacific
On June 18, 2015, Aquarium of the Pacific will present "Aquarium on Wheels" for the ASES Intersession students of Home Gardens Academy.  Students will learn about and touch different sea animals.  The cost is $1,220 and will be paid with ASES Supplemental funds.

Wild Wonders
On May 29, 2015, Wild Wonders will bring the wonders of wildlife to students at Jefferson Elementary School. Students will learn about a range of species from around the world. The presenters will incorporate California science standards, reading, vocabulary, social studies, and math.  The cost is $850 and will be paid by the Zoofari Foundation.

Academic Entertainment, Inc.
On May 29, 2015, Academic Entertainment, Inc., will provide "The Human Board Game" assembly to all Norco Elementary students.  This assembly is based on character building, teamwork, sportsmanship, and total participation using a life-size giant game board.  The cost is $1,400 and will be paid by the PTA.

Musiette McKinney
On May 6, 2015, Gear Up for College Coordinator, Musiette McKinney, will speak to AVID classes at River Heights Intermediate School on the importance of planning ahead for a college education.  There is no charge for this presentation.

Active Sounds, Inc.
This is an amendment to an agreement approved by the Board of Education on April 14, 2015 for the amount of $300.  On April 28 and May 26, 2015, Active Sounds, Inc., will provide DJ services for Stallings Elementary School students.  The DJ party is a reward for Excellent Attendance.  The amended cost is $450 and will be paid by Stallings Elementary School's general fund.

Imperial Knights Production Co.
On May 27, 2015, the Imperial Knights Production Company will perform a medieval tournament for the students of Vicentia Elementary School.  The cost is $1,500 and will be paid by Vicentia Elementary School's general budget and money earned for improved attendance.

History Brought to Life
On May 6, 2015 through May 8, 2015, History Brought to Life will present "America Brought to Life" to fifth grade students at Wilson Elementary School.  This assembly explores one of America's most important time periods - events leading up to and including the American Revolution.  The cost is $630 and will be paid by the PTA and donations.

Educational Research in Action, LLC
Beginning July 27 through July 29, 2015, Karin K. Hess, Ed.D., of Educational Research in Action (ERiA), will plan and provide three days of professional development for educators as part of the CNUSD Summer Literacy Conference.  The workshop sessions will focus on practical tools and strategies to support rigor and deeper thinking through reading-writing-speaking-listening across the curriculum.  The cost is $9,800 and will be paid by Professional Development funds.

         
b. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Extended Day Field Trip requests from Citrus Hills Intermediate School, and Centennial, Roosevelt, and Santiago High Schools.      (V)  (C)  
 

Citrus Hills Intermediate School
Catalina Island
September 14-16, 2015
25 Female Students
25 Male Students
02 Adult Female Supervisors
02 Adult Male Supervisors
Transportation:  District bus, boat
Lodging:  Students will be housed in covered framed structures
Estimated Cost:  $17,400
Source of Funds:  Fundraisers
Purpose:  Science Club members will attend Science Camp.

Citrus Hills Intermediate School
Catalina Island
September 16-18, 2015
25 Female Students
25 Male Students
02 Adult Female Supervisors
02 Adult Male Supervisors
Transportation:  District bus, boat
Lodging:  Students will be housed in covered framed structures
Estimated Cost:  $17,400
Source of Funds:  Fundraisers
Purpose:  Science Club members will attend Science Camp.

Centennial High School
Alpine Conference Center, Blue Jay, California
July 11-13, 2015
34 Female Students
13 Male Students
02 Adult Female Supervisors
01 Adult Male Supervisor
Transportation:  District bus and van
Lodging:  Students will stay in cabins
Estimated Cost:  $8,000
Source of Funds:  Fundraisers and donations
Purpose:  ASB students will attend annual Leadership Camp.

Roosevelt High School
Buchanan High School, Clovis, California
June 4-7, 2015
08 Female Students
13 Male Students
01 Adult Female Supervisor
03 Adult Male Supervisors
Transportation:  District bus
Lodging:  Hotel
Estimated Cost:  $4,000
Source of Funds:  Booster Club and fundraisers
Purpose:  Boys and Girls Track and Field will compete in Track & Field State Championship.

Santiago High School
Sa Ha Le Lodge, Big Bear, California
August 1-8, 2015
16 Female Students
16 Male Students
04 Adult Female Supervisors
04 Adult Male Supervisors
Transportation:  Parents will transport their child only
Lodging:  Students will stay in lodge
Estimated Cost:  $8,000
Source of Funds:  Booster Club and donations
Purpose:  Students will attend Cross Country Training Camp

         
c. It is recommended that the Board of Education grant diplomas or certificates of completion to those students listed from Adult Education, Centennial High, Corona High, Kennedy High, Norco High, Orange Grove High, Pollard High, Roosevelt High, Santiago High, and Victress Bower Schools upon completion of the necessary graduation requirements from the Corona-Norco Unified School District. Should any of these students not complete all requirements for graduation, their names will be removed from this list prior to the graduation ceremony.      (V)  (C)  
         
d. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the request for exemption from the Physical Education graduation requirement for the student listed from Corona High School.      (V)  (C)  
 

A student from Corona High School has requested an exemption from the Physical Education graduation requirement (10 credits).  This request is in compliance with Education Code 51241 and Administrative Regulation 6520 which states, in part, that "The Board of Education may grant permanent exemption from courses in physical education if the pupil is 16 years of age or older and has been enrolled in the 10th grade for one academic year or longer."

         
e. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the request for exemption from the Physical Education graduation requirement for the student listed from Kennedy High School.      (V)  (C)  
 

A student from Kennedy High School has requested an exemption from the Physical Education graduation requirement (10 credits).  This request is in compliance with Education Code 51241 and Administrative Regulation 6520 which states, in part, that "The Board of Education may grant permanent exemption from courses in physical education if the pupil is 16 years of age or older and has been enrolled in the 10th grade for one academic year or longer."

         
f. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the request for exemption from the Physical Education graduation requirement for the students listed from Santiago High School.      (V)  (C)  
 

Attached is a list of students from Santiago High School who have requested exemption from the physical education graduation requirement.  This request is in compliance with Education Code 51241 and Administrative Regulation 6520 which state, in part, that "The Board of Education may grant permanent exemption from courses in physical education if the pupil is 16 years of age or older and has been enrolled in the 10th grade for one academic year or longer."

         
g. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the 2015-16 Agreement with the AVID Center for AVID College Readiness System Services and Products.      (V)  
 

The AVID Implementation Agreement is for an annual AVID membership for the following schools:  Coronita, Jefferson, Parkridge, Reagan, and VanderMolen Elementary Schools; Chavez Academy; Home Gardens Academy; El Cerrito Middle School; Auburndale, Citrus Hills, Corona Fundamental, Norco, Ramirez, Raney, and River Heights Intermediate Schools; and  Centennial,  Corona, Kennedy, Norco, Roosevelt, and Santiago High Schools. 

The term of this agreement shall be July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Contract cost is $71,940.00 and fees include: Membership for each secondary school: $2,215.00 Membership for each elementary school: $2,355.00 Membership for Home Gardens (combination): $2,730.00 Elementary Curriculum Set: $665.00 Middle Level School Library Set: $4,370.00 District Leadership: $6,300.00. 

The AVID Center will provide miscellaneous support to Corona-Norco Unified School District’s AVID Program. Support will come from AVID Center’s national and/or divisional offices and include but not limited to the use of licensed AVID trademarks, libraries, access to trainings, curriculum and miscellaneous materials. A copy of this Agreement is on file in Curriculum and Instruction.

Unfold 14.  Instructional Support, Michael G. Cobarrubias   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Agreements for Contracted Services whereas the contractor agrees to render the services on the dates and times herein stated in accordance with the directions stipulated by the District Superintendent of Schools.      (V)  (C)  
 

Pamela Luna, DPH (RAND – Project ALERT)
To provide planning and facilitation of training for 7th grade Science teachers in the research-based drug prevention program Project ALERT.  The fee will be $1,550 and will be paid through the 6-12 “U CAN STOP” funds.

Dee Hankins
To provide services as a keynote speaker for the End of the Year Youth luncheon on Friday, May 8th 2015.  The fee will be $900 and will be paid through donated funds from Hope Collaborative. 

Abramson Audiology
To provide audiology processing evaluation services to special education students.  This contract is for the 2014-15 school year.  The fee will be $1,000 and will be paid through Special Education funds.

Leaps and Bounds Pediatric Therapy
To provide pediatric occupational and physical therapy to special education students.  This contract is for the 2014-15 school year.  The fee will be $80,000 and will be paid through Special Education funds.

Tasha Arneson, Ph.D., MFT
To provide case management services for special education students. This contract is for the 2014-15 school year.  The fee will be $30,000 and will be paid through Special Education funds.

Individualized Educational Psychology, Inc., - Dr. Jerry Turner
To conduct independent educational evaluations to special education students.  This contract is for the 2014-15 school year.  The fee will be $3,500 and will be paid through Special Education funds.

Aparna Guttery MA, OTR/L
To provide occupational and physical therapy services to special education students.  This contract is for the 2014-15 school year.  The fee will be $1,500 and will be paid through Special Education funds.

Rosalinda Ram
To provide 2 to 3 hour sessions on parenting for the Parenting Program-Parent Project as well as follow up sessions.  The rate will be $220 per family, not to exceed $2,500 and will be paid through the Parent Engagement budget.

         
b. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the 2014-15 Master Contracts for Non-Public, Non-Sectarian School/Agency Services with MTX Group and The Prentice School.      (V)  (C)  
 

The District is responsible to provide a free and appropriate education for all eligible children living within the District boundaries.  On occasion, the services of non-public, non-sectarian schools and agencies are necessary once District options have been exhausted.

 

It is necessary for the District to establish a master contract with any State-approved, non-public, non-sectarian school or agency, which we anticipate utilizing for the 2014-15 school year.  Utilization of these non-public schools and agencies only occurs once authorized by a student’s Individualized Education Plan, reviewed by the Board and an Individual Service Contract has been developed.  These Master Contracts have been reviewed by the law firm of Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost LLP for legal compliance and are available for review in the Special Education Department. The Master Contract, presented for approval, is for the following agencies:  

 

  • MTX Group                   Non-Public School
  • The Prentice School        Non-Public School

 

         
c. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the 2014-15 Service Agreement with GRM Information Management Services, in an estimated amount of $9,600.      (V)  (C)  
 

The District is entering into an agreement with GRM Information Management Services for the 2014-15 school year to provide conversion services of permanent student records from 16 mm Microfilm including preparation, scanning, indexing and quality assurance.  After scanning is complete, the multi-page PDF files will be made available via Scribbles Software.  The estimated cost of the services will be $9,600.

This service will assist the District in providing more free storage space, speed up their document retrieval process and will provide backup of their files digitally in the event of a disaster.

 

         
d. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Memorandum of Understanding with K to College for the period April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.      (V)  (C)  
  K to College (K2C) is a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation with the mission to efficiently address the unmet material needs of homeless and other impoverished children and adults working towards self-sufficiency.  

K2C will provide homeless students (as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless assistance Act) or otherwise enrolled in the Free or Reduced Priced Meal Program, with school supply kits, dental kits, hygiene kits and other materials. The Memorandum of Understanding is valid from April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.
         
e. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the 2014-15 Preschool Staff Development allocation in the amount of $2,810.      (V)  (C)  
 

The Corona-Norco Unified School District has been awarded the following 2014-15 allocation for the following program in the following amount, by the California State Department of Education.

 • 2014-15 Preschool Staff Development        $2,810

 

         
f. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the 2015-16 Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Annual Services and Budget Plans, as required by Education Code Sections 56195.7(h) and 56205.      (V)  (C)  
 

State law requires that Special Education Local Plan Areas develop annual Service and Budget plans that delineate the ways in which the SELPA will provide the full range of Special Education services to students residing within that SELPA.  The Corona-Norco Unified School District, as a single district SELPA, is required to submit these plans for the 2015-16 school year.

         
g. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 063-14/15) for unlawfully possessing, using, selling, or otherwise furnishing, or being under the influence of any controlled substance, and for unlawfully possessing any controlled substance listed in Chapter 2 (commencing with section 11053) of Division 10 of the Health and Safety Code, except for the first offense for possessing not more than one avoirdupois ounce of marijuana, other than concentrated cannabis, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
h. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 066-14/15) for unlawfully possessing, using, selling, or otherwise furnishing, or being under the influence of any controlled substance, and for unlawfully possessing or unlawfully offering, arranging, or negotiating to sell any drug paraphernalia, and for unlawfully possessing any controlled substance listed in Chapter 2 (commencing with section 11053) of Division 10 of the Health and Safety Code, except for the first offense for possessing not more than one avoirdupois ounce of marijuana, other than concentrated cannabis, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
i. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 068-14/15) for unlawfully possessing, using, selling, or otherwise furnishing, or being under the influence of any controlled substance, and because other means of correction are not feasible and/or the presence of the student causes a continuing danger, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
j. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 069-14/15) for attempting to cause or threatening to cause physical injury to another person, and for causing serious physical injury to another person, except in self-defense, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
k. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 071-14/15) for unlawfully possessing, using, selling, or otherwise furnishing, or being under the influence of any controlled substance, and because other means of correction are not feasible and/or the presence of the student causes a continuing danger, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
l. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 075-14/15) for unlawfully possessing, using, selling, or otherwise furnishing, or being under the influence of any controlled substance, and because other means of correction are not feasible and/or the presence of the student causes a continuing danger, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
m. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an expulsion case (No. 076-14/15) for unlawfully possessing, using, selling, or otherwise furnishing, or being under the influence of any controlled substance, and because other means of correction are not feasible and/or the presence of the student causes a continuing danger, as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations and in compliance with EC 48918. Materials have been given individually to all Board members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
         
n. It is recommended that the Board of Education take action on an admission case (BD: 09/12/99) as recommended by the Administrative Hearing Panel, in accordance with Board of Education rules and regulations, and in compliance with EC 48915.1. Materials have been given individually to all Board Members for review and consideration. Student confidentiality requires that discussion, if needed, take place in Closed Session.      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 15.  Business Services, Sherry Mata   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Purchase Order Register dated 3/25-4/17/2015 and Warrants issued 4/06-4/22/2015.      (V)  (C)  
  Attached is the purchase order listing for the period March 25, 2015 through April 17, 2015 along with a more detailed explanation of orders in excess of $10,000, except warehouse stock, textbooks, consultant agreements, utilities and maintenance open purchase orders.
         
b. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve Payroll Report No. 9, paid March 2015 for monthly and hourly certificated and classified employees in the amount of $28,258,519.77.      (V)  (C)  
         
c. It is recommended that the Board of Education authorize utilization of Piggyback Bid No. 14/15-1543, Los Angeles County Office of Education, for Office Depot Online Ordering System for districtwide use through April 12, 2018.      (V)  (C)  
  Pursuant to Public Contract Code 20118, the District will be securing the use of Office Depot Online Ordering System through a piggyback bid from Los Angeles County Office of Education.

The online ordering system with Office Depot permits all schools and departments to order catalogued merchandise, with delivery guaranteed within 24 hours.  This system has resulted in increased service and flexibility.

Under the current contract the authorization covers all classroom supplies and various office supplies.  Terms and conditions will be effective April 13, 2015 through April 12, 2018.  Purchasing Services will continue to audit pricing periodically to ensure commodities are secured fairly and competitively.  It is estimated that this contract will approach $300,000.
         
d. It is respectfully recommended that the Board of Education approve Workers' Compensation Settlement Agreement No. 490987 for future medical care.      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 16.  Facilities, Ted E. Rozzi   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to PCH Architects for architectural and engineering services, Garretson and Norco Elementary Schools.      (V)  (C)  
  Pursuant to Government Code Sections 4525-4529.5, the Facilities Division used a qualifications-based selection process to seek architectural and engineering services for the design of the Measure GG Capital Improvement Projects located at the campuses of Garretson & Norco Elementary Schools.  In response to the District’s Request for Qualifications proposals, twenty-one (21) firms submitted proposals which the District interviewed seven (7) of those firms.  The District is required to provide architectural and engineering services for the Division of State Architecture’s plan approval of school facilities improvements.

PCH Architect has submitted a proposal for these services.  The final contract amounts will be determined upon completion of the design scope at each school.
         
b. It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to PCH Architects for architectural and engineering services for ceramics classrooms ventilation modification projects at Centennial, Corona, Norco, Roosevelt and Santiago High Schools.      (V)  (C)  
  Pursuant to Government Code Section 4525-4529.5, the Facilities Division utilized a qualifications-based selection process to seek architectural and engineering services. The District is required to provide architectural and engineering services for Division of State Architect’s approval for ventilation modifications at various schools.

The schools include Centennial, Corona, Norco, Roosevelt and Santiago High Schools.

PCH Architects, Inc. has submitted a proposal for these services.  Final contract amounts will be determined after a complete survey of all sites.
         
c. It is recommended that the Board of Education award a bid to Principles Contracting, Inc., for relocatable building site work, Eastvale Elementary School, in the amount of $218,000.      (V)  (C)  
 

On March 3, 2015, the Board approved the purchase of a relocatable building for a new computer lab at Eastvale Elementary School.

To complete the installation of the relocatable building, and Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 20110-20118.4, Bid No. F0015-003, for site work, was prepared, advertised, and opened on March 30, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. Four (4) bids were received. The Facilities Division deems Principles Contracting, Inc. as the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder with a base bid in the amount of $218,000.

         
d. It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to R. Jensen Co., Inc., for demolition services, in the amount of $157,149.      (V)  (C)  
  The District recommends demolishing the house located at 1602 Garretson Avenue due to a future Measure GG project adjacent to Garretson Elementary School.  

Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 20110-20118.4, the project’s bid, Bid No. F0015-004, was prepared, advertised, and opened on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 9:00 A.M.  Five (5) bids were received.  The first and second apparent low bidders are deemed unresponsive to the bid documents as they did not acknowledge Addenda 1 creating a material change to the work. The third lowest bidder’s bid was found to be responsive. The Facilities Division deems R. Jensen Company, Inc. as the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder with a bid of $157,149.
         
e. It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to Ruhnau, Ruhnau & Clarke for architectural and engineering services, Adams and Lincoln Elementary Schools.      (V)  (C)  
  Pursuant to Government Code Sections 4525-4529.5, the Facilities Division used a qualifications-based selection process to seek architectural and engineering services for the design of the Measure GG Capital Improvement Projects located at the campuses of Adams & Lincoln Elementary Schools.  In response to the District’s Request for Qualifications proposals, twenty-one (21) firms submitted proposals which the District interviewed seven (7) of those firms.  The District is required to provide architectural and engineering services for the Division of State Architecture’s plan approval of school facilities improvements.

Ruhnau, Ruhnau, & Clarke submitted a proposal for these services.  The final contract amounts will be determined upon completion of the design scope at each school.
         
f. It is recommended that the Board of Education award a contract to WLC Architects, Inc. for architectural services, Roosevelt High School, in the amount of $54,683.      (V)  (C)  
  To address capacity at Roosevelt High School, Facilities and WLC Architects met with Roosevelt High School staff to review expected enrollment growth over the next two school years and the need for temporary student housing.

In addition to the planned S.T.E.M Academy, Facilities is planning the construction of a new classroom building to add capacity to Roosevelt High School. Facilities and Roosevelt High School staff identified a current need of up to (10) temporary modular classrooms.

WLC Architects, Inc. has submitted a proposal for architectural services, in the amount of a fixed fee of $54,683.
         
g. It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 74, Making Certain Preliminary Findings and Passing Upon Protests (CFD 15-1).      (V)  (C)  
  KB Home Coastal, Inc., has requested the Board approve formation of a new Community Facilities District No. 15-1 (CFD), for Tentative Tract Maps No. 32821-1 and 32821, 284 dwelling units located in the City of Eastvale. With Board approval CFD No. 15-1 will generate approximately $4 million in total developer fees, which is an additional $2.4 million increase in revenues that would have been collected under the current Level I school fee assessed by the District. This will improve the District’s ability to plan and construct schools in the City of Eastvale. As the lead agency, the District will have responsibility for CFD administration and an annual administration fee will be included in CFD formation process.

On March 3, 2015, the Board approved the Resolution of Intent to form CFD 15-1 and the Resolution of Intent to Incur Bonded Indebtedness.  As required, a Public Hearing was noticed and held at the beginning of tonight’s meeting.  The Board can now consider any public input and take action on the attached resolution.
         
h. It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 75, Approving a Joint Community Facilities Agreement (City of Eastvale - CFD 15-1).      (V)  (C)  
  KB Home Coastal, Inc., has requested the Board approve formation of a new Community Facilities District No. 15-1 (CFD), for Tentative Tract Maps No. 32821-1 and 32821, 284 dwelling units located in the City of Eastvale. With Board approval CFD No. 15-1 will generate approximately $4 million in total developer fees, which is an additional $2.4 million increase in revenues that would have not been collected under the current Level I school fee assessed by the District. This will improve the District’s ability to plan and construct schools in the City of Eastvale. As the lead agency, the District will have responsibility for CFD administration and an annual administration fee will be included in CFD formation process.

On March 3, 2015, the Board approved the Resolution of Intent to form CFD 15-1 and the Resolution of Intent to Incur Bonded Indebtedness.  As required, a Public Hearing was noticed and held at the beginning of tonight’s meeting.  The Board can now consider any public input and take action on the attached resolution.
         
i. It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 76, Determining the Validity of Prior Proceedings Relative to the Formation of Community Facilities District (CFD) No. 15-1, Establishing CFD No. 15-1, Authorizing the Levy of a Special Tax within CFD No. 15-1, and Calling an Election.      (V)  (C)  
  KB Home Coastal, Inc., has requested the Board approve formation of a new Community Facilities District No. 15-1 (CFD), for Tentative Tract Maps No. 32821-1 and 32821, 284 dwelling units located in the City of Eastvale. With Board approval CFD No. 15-1 will generate approximately $4 million in total developer fees, which is an additional $2.4 million increase in revenues that would not have been collected under the current Level I school fee assessed by the District. This will improve the District’s ability to plan and construct schools in the City of Eastvale. As the lead agency, the district will have responsibility for CFD administration and an annual administration fee will be included in the CFD formation process.

On March 3, 2015, the Board approved the Resolution of Intent to form CFD 15-1 and the Resolution of Intent to Incur Bonded Indebtedness.  As required, a Public Hearing was noticed and held at the beginning of tonight’s meeting.  The Board can now consider any public input and take action on the attached resolution.
         
j. It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 77, Determining the Necessity to Incur Bonded Indebtedness in an Amount Not to Exceed $6,500,000 within CFD 15-1 and Calling an Election.      (V)  (C)  
  KB Home Coastal, Inc., has requested the Board approve formation of a new Community Facilities District No. 15-1 (CFD), for Tentative Tract Maps No. 32821-1 and 32821, 284 dwelling units located in the City of Eastvale. With Board approval CFD No. 15-1 will generate approximately $4 million in total developer fees, which is an additional $2.4 million increase in revenues that would not have been collected under the current Level I school fee assessed by the District. This will improve the District’s ability to plan and construct schools in the City of Eastvale. As the lead agency, the district will have responsibility for CFD administration and an annual administration fee will be included in the CFD formation process.

On March 3, 2015, the Board approved the Resolution of Intent to form CFD 15-1 and the Resolution of Intent to Incur Bonded Indebtedness.  As required, a Public Hearing was noticed and held at the beginning of tonight’s meeting.  The Board can now consider any public input and take action on the attached resolution.
         
k. It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 78, Canvassing the Results of the Election Held within CFD No. 15-1 of the Corona-Norco Unified School District.      (V)  (C)  
  To complete the formation of CFD No. 15-1 as approved by the Board on March 3, 2015, the District’s legal counsel recommends the board also approve the attached Resolution No. 78.  CFD No. 15-1 will generate approximately $4 million in school construction funding.  As the lead agency, the District will have responsibility for CFD administration and an annual administration fee will be included in CFD formation process.
         
l. It is recommended that the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 85, Authorizing the Issuance of Corona-Norco Unified School District, Riverside County, California, election of 2014 General Obligation Bonds, Series A, and Actions Related Thereto.      (V)  (C)  
  An Election was held in the Corona-Norco Unified School District on November 4, 2014 for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the District for various purposes in the maximum amount of $396,000,000 (the “Measure GG”).  The District now desires to issue its first series of general obligation bonds under Measure GG in an amount not-to-exceed $100,000,000 (the “Bonds”), and to request Riverside County to issue the Bonds on behalf of the District.  The District proposes that the issuance of Bonds include current interest bonds, as well as bonds that allow for the compounding of interest, including capital appreciation bonds.

Pursuant to California Education Code Section 15146(b)(2), enacted by California Assembly Bill 182 (Stats. 2013, Chapter 477) and effective as of January 1, 2014, the Resolution and materials included in this agenda item were first publicly noticed as an information item at the April 14, 2015 Board meeting.  At tonight's Board's meeting, currently the attached Resolution and materials will be publicly noticed as an action item for consideration by the Board.

(a) Bond Resolution.  This Resolution petitions the Board of Supervisors of Riverside County to authorize the issuance of the Bonds on behalf of the District.  The resolution specifies the basic terms and parameters, and approves the form of Purchase Contract and form of Preliminary Official Statement described below.  In particular, Section 2 of the Resolution establishes the maximum aggregate principal amount of the Bonds to be issued ($100,000,000).  Section 9 of the Resolution states the maximum underwriter’s discount (___%) with respect to the Bonds, and authorizes the Bonds to be sold at a negotiated sale to an underwriter to be determined (the “Underwriter”).  The Resolution authorizes the issuance of any combination of current interest bonds, capital appreciation bonds and convertible capital appreciation bonds, to be issued in one or more series of taxable or tax-exempt bonds.

(b) Form of Purchase Contract.  Pursuant to the Purchase Contract, the Underwriter will agree to buy the Bonds from the District.  All the conditions of closing the transaction are set forth in this document, including the documentation to be provided at the closing by various parties.  Upon the pricing of the Bonds, the final execution copy of the Purchase Contract will be prepared following this form.

(c) Form of Preliminary Official Statement.  The Preliminary Official Statement (“POS”) is the offering document describing the Bonds which may be distributed to prospective purchasers of the Bonds.  The POS discloses information with respect to among other things (i) the proposed uses of proceeds of the Bonds, (ii) the terms of the Bonds (interest rate, redemption terms, etc.), (iii) the bond insurance policy for the Bonds, if any, (iv) the security for repayment of the Bonds (the ad valorem tax levy), (v) information with respect to the District’s tax base (upon which such ad valorem taxes may be levied), (vi) District financial and operating data, (vii) continuing disclosure with respect to the Bonds and the District, and (viii) absence of litigation and other miscellaneous matters expected to be of interest to prospective purchasers of the Bonds.  Following the pricing of the Bonds, a final Official Statement for the Bonds will be prepared, substantially in the form of the POS.

(d) Form of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate.  The form of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate can be found in APPENDIX C to the POS.  Effective July 3, 1995, all underwriters of municipal bonds are obligated to procure from any public agency issuing debt a covenant that such public agency will annually file “material financial information and operating data” with respect to such public agency through the web-based Electronic Municipal Market Access (“EMMA”) system maintained by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (a federal agency that regulates “broker-dealers,” including investment bank firms that underwrite municipal obligations).  This requirement is expected to be satisfied by the filing of the District’s audited financial statements and other operating information about the District, in the same manner the District has filed in connection with prior bond issuances.

(e) Requirements of Education Code Section 15146(b) and 15146(c).  In satisfaction of California Education Code Sections 15146(b) and 15146(c), enacted by California Assembly Bill 182 (Stats. 2013, Chapter 477) and effective as of January 1, 2014, appended to the Resolution is an information item (“Exhibit A”) containing the following information provided by Piper Jaffray & Co., the financial advisor to the District: approximations of the financing term of the Bonds; time of maturity of the Bonds; repayment ratio of the Bonds; estimated change in assessed value of taxable property within the District over the term of the Bonds; an analysis containing the total overall cost of the capital appreciation bonds expected to be issued; a comparison between the overall cost of the capital appreciation bonds expected to be issued and the overall cost of current interest bonds; and the reason that capital appreciation bonds are being recommended.

FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund resulting from the issuance of the Bonds.  
         
m. It is recommended the Board of Education adopt 2014-15 Resolution No. 86, Authorizing the Issuance of the Corona-Norco Unified School District, (Riverside County, California) 2015 General Obligation Refunding Bonds.      (V)  (C)  
  An election was held in the Corona-Norco Unified School District (the “District”) on April 14, 1998 for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the District for various purposes in the maximum principal amount of $65,000,000 (the “1998 Authorization”).  The District has previously caused the issuance of several series of bonds under the 1998 Authorization, including (i) on September 10, 1998, the first series of bonds, designated the “Corona-Norco Unified School District (Riverside County, California) Election of 1998 General Obligations Bonds, Series A (the “1998 Series A Bonds”) in the aggregate principal amount of $17,000,000 and (ii) on December 1, 2001, the third series of bonds, designated the “Corona-Norco Unified School District (Riverside County, California) Election of 1998 General Obligation Bonds, Series C (the “1998 Series C Bonds”) in the aggregate principal amount of $23,000,139.  On March 14, 2005, the District issued its 2005 General Obligation Refunding Bonds (the “2005 Refunding Bonds”) in the aggregate principal amount of $13,340,000, the net proceeds of which were used to advance refund the then-outstanding 1998 Series A Bonds in full and to advance refund a portion of the then-outstanding 1998 Series C Bonds.

A second election was held in the District on November 7, 2006 for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the District for various purposes in the maximum principal amount of $250,000,000 (the “2006 Authorization”).  The District has previously caused the issuance of several series of bonds under the 2006 Authorization, including, on June 14, 2007, the first series of bonds, designated the “Corona-Norco Unified School District (Riverside County, California) Election of 2006 General Obligation Bonds, Series A (the “2006 Series A Bonds” and, together with the 2005 Refunding Bonds, the “Prior Bonds”) in the aggregate principal amount of $75,000,000.

The District now desires to refinance portions of the outstanding Prior Bonds (so refunded, the “Refunded Bonds”) through the issuance of general obligation refunding bonds (the “Refunding Bonds”) in an aggregate principal amount of not-to-exceed $53,500,000.  All benefits from the refunding will be delivered to the property owners in the District.  The final maturity of the Refunding Bonds will not be later than the maturity dates of the Refunded Bonds (2031).

(a) Resolution.  This Resolution authorizes the issuance of the Refunding Bonds, in one or more series of federally taxable or federally tax-exempt bonds.  The Resolution authorizes the issuance of the Refunding Bonds, specifies the basic terms, parameters and forms of the Refunding Bonds, and approves the form of Purchase Contract, Continuing Disclosure Certificate, Escrow Agreement and Preliminary Official Statement described below.  In particular, Section 1 of the Resolution establishes the maximum aggregate principal amount of the Refunding Bonds to be issued ($53,500,000).  Section 4 of the Resolution states the maximum underwriting discount (1.0%) with respect to the Refunding Bonds, and authorizes the Refunding Bonds to be sold at a negotiated sale to underwriter name in the Purchase Contract (the “Underwriter”).  The Resolution authorizes the issuance of current interest bonds only.

(b) Form of Purchase Contract.  Pursuant to the Purchase Contract, the Underwriter will agree to buy the Refunding Bonds from the District.  All of the conditions of closing the transaction are set forth in this document, including the documentation to be provided at the closing by various parties.  Upon the pricing of the Refunding Bonds, the final execution copy of the Purchase Contract will be prepared following this form.

(c) Form of Preliminary Official Statement.  The Preliminary Official Statement (“POS”) is the offering document describing the Refunding Bonds which may be distributed to prospective purchasers of the Refunding Bonds.  The POS discloses information with respect to, among other things, (i) the proposed uses of proceeds of the Refunding Bonds, (ii) the terms of the Refunding Bonds (interest rate, transfer terms, etc.), (iii) the bond insurance policy for the Refunding Bonds, if any, (iv) the security for repayment of the Refunding Bonds (the ad valorem property tax levy), (v) information with respect to the District’s tax base (upon which such ad valorem property taxes may be levied), (vi) District financial and operating data, (vii) continuing disclosure with respect to the Refunding Bonds and the District, and (viii) absence of litigation and other miscellaneous matters expected to be of interest to prospective purchasers of the Refunding Bonds.  Following the pricing of the Refunding Bonds, a final Official Statement for the Refunding Bonds will be prepared, substantially in the form of the POS.

(d) Form of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate.  The form of the Continuing Disclosure Certificate can be found in APPENDIX C to the POS.  Effective July 3, 1995, all underwriters of municipal bonds are obligated to procure from a bond issuer a covenant that such public agency will annually file “material financial information and operating data with respect to the District” through the web-based Electronic Municipal Market Access (“EMMA”) system maintained by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (which is the federal agency that regulates “broker-dealers,” including investment bank firms that underwrite municipal obligation issuance).  This requirement is expected to be satisfied by the filing of the District’s audited financial statements and other operating information about the District, in the same manner the District has filed in connection with prior bond issuances.  The purpose of the law is to provide investors in the Refunding Bonds with current information regarding the District.  Similar laws have governed the corporate debt market for many years.

(e) Escrow Agreement.  Pursuant to the Escrow Agreement, proceeds from the sale of the Refunding Bonds in an amount sufficient to redeem the Refunded Bonds will be deposited in an escrow fund (the “Escrow Fund”) held by U.S. Bank National Association (acting as “Escrow Agent”).  The monies in the Escrow Fund will be used by the Escrow Agent to refund the Refunded Bonds on the first available optional redemption dates therefor following the closing of the Refunding Bonds.

FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund resulting from the issuance of the Refunding Bonds.  
         
n. First Reading of 2014-15 Resolution No. 79, Resolution and Ordinance of the Board of Education of the Corona-Norco Unified School District Acting as the Legislative Body of CFD No. 15-1 of the Corona-Norco Unified School District Relative to the Levy of Special Taxes Within CFD No. 15-1.      (D)  
  To complete the formation of CFD No. 15-1, as approved by the Board on March 3, 2015 the District’s legal counsel recommends the Board also approve the attached Resolution No. 79.  CFD No. 15-1 will generate approximately $4 million in school construction funding.  As the lead agency, the district will have responsibility for CFD administration and an annual administration fee will be included in CFD formation process.

Resolution No. 79 is being presented to the School Board for information and first reading. Second reading and adoption will be scheduled for the June 16, 2015 Board meeting.
Unfold 17.  Human Resources, Samuel Buenrostro, Ed.D.   
         
a. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Human Resources Report which includes Certificated, Classified and Management employment, changes in hire dates, special education extended year assignments, summer school assignments, ratification of temporary assignments, changes in salary schedule placement, reclassifications, leaves of absence, reemployment list placements, suspensions, resignations, changes in resignation dates, rescinded resignations, terminations; Certificated extra duty assignments, changes in extra duty assignments, continued employment lists; and Classified anniversary step increases, changes in names of classifications, changes in hours and/or months, longevity increases and extra hours.      (V)  (C)  
         
b. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve the Tentative Agreement on the 2015 Successor Collective Bargaining Agreement between the District and the California School Employees Association, Corona-Norco Chapter 369, July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.      (D)  (V)  
         
c. It is recommended that the Board of Education accept the 2015-16 Collective Bargaining Agreement - Initial Successor Contract Proposal filed jointly by the Corona-Norco Unified School District and the Corona-Norco Teachers Association, July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.      (D)  (V)  
         
d. It is recommended that the Board of Education approve/extend the employment agreement between the District and the Superintendent, Michael H. Lin, Ed.D., from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2019.      (V)  
Unfold 18.  CLOSED SESSION-Unfinished Business   
         
a. Student Expulsions/Readmissions/Admissions (Education Code 35146)     
         
b. Public Employee Appointment/ Assignment/ Reassignment/ Discipline/ Dismissal/ Release (Government Code 54957)     
         
c. Anticipated Litigation (Government Code 54956.9(b)(1)     
         
d. Negotiations - CNTA and CSEA Issues (Government Code 54957.6)     
         
e. Superintendent's Evaluation     
Unfold 19.  CLOSING CEREMONY   
         
a. Adjournment      (V)  
         
b. Next Board Meetings - Board/Council Chambers, 2820 Clark Avenue, Norco, CA 92860     
  May 19, 2015 - 6:00 p.m. - Board Study Session
June 2, 2015 - 8:30 a.m. - Special Board Meeting
June 16, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. - Regular Business Meeting

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