Ojai Unified School District

Jun
06

Ojai Unified School District Board of Education Open and Closed Session Meeting: June 5, 2024

Boardroom - 414 E Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA 93023, Ojai, CA

Wednesday, June 5 2024

5:30pm - 10:00pm PDT

Here are a few things you need to know:

  • The Board may elect to limit public comments on any item to 30 minutes. 
  • Comments are greatly appreciated, however, please note that the Board cannot enter into a formal discussion, nor can a decision be made on any item that is not already on the agenda. Items the Board wishes to consider for future discussion can be placed on an upcoming agenda.
  • Routine items are part of the Consent Calendar and are approved by a single vote of the Board. When the agenda is adopted, a member of the Board can pull an item from the Consent Calendar and move the item to the agenda for discussion.
  • Individuals who require special accommodation to participate in a board meeting, including but not limited to an American Sign Language interpreter, accessible seating, or documentation in accessible formats, should contact the Superintendent’s office 48 hours before the meeting to enable the district to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accommodation and accessibility to this meeting.
  • To ensure that non-English speakers receive the same opportunity to directly address the Board, translation of written or oral comments will be available. 
  • All documents provided within 72 hours before the meeting to the members of the board concerning open session items addressed in this meeting may be viewed by the public at the Superintendent's office at the Ojai Unified School District, 414 East Ojai Avenue or on our website at ojaiusd.org
  • You can subscribe to our agenda mailing list by contacting Amanda Belcher at: abelcher@ojaiusd.org
  • The open session of this meeting will be recorded and available at ojaiusd.org

Members of the public may view the meeting in English and Spanish (in closed captioning) on the Ojai Unified Youtube channel or Facebook page.

Members of the public may present public comments in two ways:

1. Before 3 p.m. the day of the meeting, public comments can be made in writing by clicking this link: Make a Public Comment. Written comments will be sent to Board Members by 3 p.m. and will be posted on our website.

2. Public comments may be made in person during the meeting at the Boardroom - 414 E Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA 93023, Ojai, CA. Individual speakers may speak for a maximum of three minutes on any two topics and one minute on any additional items. Requests from the public to speak on a specific agenda item must be submitted before the end of public comments on that item. 

Board Members:

  • Atticus Reyes, President, Trustee Area 3
  • Phil Moncharsh, Vice President, Trustee Area 1
  • Dr. Jim Halverson, Clerk, Trustee Area 5
  • Blair Braney, Trustee Area 2
  • Kathy Smith, Trustee Area 4

Administrators:

  • Dr. Sherrill Knox - Superintendent
  • Angie Genasci, Director of Human Resources
  • David Rogers, Director of Operations
  • Robin Monson, Director of Special Education
  • Ryan Worsham, Executive Fiscal Director

Minutes Secretary:
Amanda Belcher

Agenda

  1. Call Meeting to Order in Open Session 5:30 p.m.
    5:30 pm PDT
  2. Closed Session will be at the end of the meeting
    1. Land Acknowledgement
    2. Flag Salute
    3. Emergency Additions or Modifications to Agenda
    4. Approval of Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes

    Action

    Approval of Minutes of the   Regular Board Meeting.

  4. Correspondence Regarding Important District Matters
  5. Recognition of Retirees

    Classified

    ~Michelle Gorrell

    ~Carol James

    ~Ellen Frew

    Certificated

    ~Lisa Patsch

  6. Monthly Communications
    1. Public comments

      Any individual attending the meeting in person who wishes to address the Board may do so at this time by completing a Speaker Card.

      Public comments related to a specific item on the agenda will be held until that item is discussed.

    2. Employee Union Presidents' Comments
      1. California School Employee Association (CSEA) President Delores Johnson
      2. Ojai Federation of Teachers (OFT) President Richard Byrd
    3. Board Member's Report

      Information

      Board Members have the opportunity to present information regarding items of current interest.

    4. Superintendent's Report

      Information

  7. Adoption of Consent Calendar
    1. Human Resources Certificated and Classified Changes

      Consent

    2. Measure J and K Financial Report

      Consent

    3. Purchase Orders #P24-00683 through #P24-00783

      Consent

    4. Blanket Purchase Orders #B24-00252 through #B24-00255

      Consent

    5. Warrant Register #5020046117 through #5020046341 and #VCH200000232 through #VCH200000253

      Consent

    6. Deposit Detail Report #RP24-0009445 through #RP24-0009848

      Consent

    7. U.S. Bank Cal-Card Purchases

      Consent

    8. Donations Report

      Consent

    9. Approval of the Annual Memorandum of Understanding between Ojai Unified School District and Ventura County Indian Education Consortium

      Consent

    10. Approval of Service Agreement for a Student to Receive an Individual Educational Evaluation (IEE) with Dr. Pedro Olvera, LEP

      Consent

    11. Ratification of Agreement with School Services of California Inc.

      Consent

    12. Approval of Notice of Completions of Two (2) Measure J & K Projects

      Consent

    13. Approval of Food & Nutrition Services Price Quote from Dominos for the 2024-25 School Year

      Consent

    14. Approval of Food & Nutrition Services Contract Extensions for the 2024-25 School Year with Challenge Dairy for Milk and Dairy Products and The Berry Man for Produce

      Consent

    15. Approval of the Second Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Ventura and Ojai Unified School District

      Consent

      This “Second Amendment” to the Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Ventura and Ojai Unified District extends the agreement for mental health services from July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025. The County of Ventura through its Behavioral Health Department is a primary service provider to students in the Ojai Unified School District. 

  8. Presentation
    1. Public Hearing 2024-2025 Proposed Budget

      Public Hearing

      The California Education Code requires that the Board hold a public hearing before adopting the final budgets for 2024-25. This affords community members an opportunity to offer comments or suggestions on the final budgets. The budgets were planned, prepared and developed in accordance with the legal requirements as specified in Education Code Sections 42103. The Board will be asked to approve the 2024-2025 budget and the projections for 2025-2026 and 2026-2027at the June 26, 2024 meeting.

    2. Public Hearing 2024-2025 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

      Public Hearing

      Public Hearing of the 2024-2025 Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Budget Overview for Parents (BOP) and Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) 

  9. Curriculum and Instruction
    1. Review and Approval of School Plans for Student Achievement for Legacy High School, Nordhoff High School, Nordhoff Junior High School, Meiners Oaks Early Elementary School, Mira Monte Elementary School, Topa Topa Elementary School and Summit School

      Action

      The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires schools receiving Title I funds and operating a schoolwide program (SWP) to develop a school plan, the School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA).

    2. Approval of the Ventura County Plan for Expelled Students - Triennial Update June 2024 - June 2027

      Action

    3. Consideration and Approval of the Licensing Agreement for Rock tree Sky to Use Four Classrooms at the San Antonio Property

      Action

    4. Consideration and Approval of Services Agreement with Rock Tree Sky for Summit School Students

      Action

    5. Consideration and Approval of Technical Theatre, Film and Television Course for Nordhoff High School and Nordhoff Junior High

      Action

  10. Human Resources
    1. Annual Certificated Personnel Notice of Reemployment

      Action

    2. Approval of Student Teaching and Fieldwork Agreements

      Action

      The District is authorized to enter into agreements in
      cooperation with the California Commission on Teacher
      Credentialing to provide teacher, counselor, school psychologist
      and speech therapists with fieldwork experience through
      practice teaching to students enrolled in training programs.

    3. Approval of Summer School Director Job Description

      Action

    4. Approval of Summer School Principal Job Description

      Action

    5. Approval of Career Technical Education (CTE) Welding Teacher Job Description

      Action

    6. Approval of Career Technical Education (CTE)Automotive Job Description

      Action

    7. Approval of Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators

      Action

  11. Governing Board/Superintendent
    1. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding Between the Ojai Unified School District and The California School Employee Association and Its Ojai Chapter #333 (CSEA) Regarding Summer Pay 2024

      Action

    2. Discussion and Approval of Administrative Regulation 4262: Vacation Leave

      Action

    3. Public Hearing and Approval of Resolution 23-24-36 Increasing School Facilities Fees as Authorized by Government Code Section 65995 (b)3

      Public Hearing/Action

    4. Update Board Policies- Second Reading

      Discussion/Action

      • Policy 5141.21: Administering Medication And Monitoring
    5. Pride Month Resolution #23-24-37

      Action

      The Board recognizes the diversity that exists among our students, staff, parents/guardians, and community members is integral to the District's mission, and that addressing the needs of our most marginalized learners requires recognition of the inherent value of diversity. The Board has requested to discuss and approve a resolution to commemorate June as Pride Month.

  12. Business, Operations, and Facilities
    1. Measure J and K Projects Monthly Report

      Information

    2. Status Update of District Office Programs and Departments Move to Matilija

      Information

    3. Approval of Agreement for Services with Finish Line Paving for the Matilija Warehouse Asphalt Area

      Action

    4. Approval of Purchase Order with California Electric Company in the Amount of $55,666.00 for Classroom Build-Outs Related to the District Office Move to Matilija

      Action

    5. Update on the Nordhoff Stadium and Pool Projects

      Information

    6. Consideration and Approval of Sunnyside Licensing Agreement Proposal

      Action

  13. Future Agenda Items and Parking Lot Report

    Information/Discussion

    The Board may discuss and potentially agendize items for future meetings.

  14. Adjourn to Closed Session
    1. Public Comments on Closed Session
    2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov’t Code §54957.6)

      Agency Designated Representative: Dr. Sherrill Knox

      Employee Organization: California School Employee Association (CSEA)

    3. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Gov’t Code §54957.6)

      Agency Designated Representative: Dr. Sherrill Knox

      Employee Organization: Ojai Federation of Teachers (OFT) 

  15. Adjourn Meeting

Attendance

Members

Name Attendance

Blair Braney

Dr. Jim Halverson

Phil Moncharsh

Atticus Reyes

Kathy Smith

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