Saturday, November 10th, 2007
BOARD AGENDA

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         WEAVER UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
          3076 East Childs Avenue
          Merced, California 95340
                
             AGENDA 8-07-08
                
                
                
               BOARD MEETING               PIONEER LIBRARY/MEDIA CENTER
                       November 14, 2007                         Wednesday, 6:00 P.M.


          1.  Call to Order Time:_____________

        A.  Roll Call of Trustees

        _____Jennifer Bertuccio
        _____Thomas Clendenin
        _____Derrek Dean
        _____Carolyn McCrary    
        _____Karen Wallace

   2.  Approval of Agenda

    Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

   3.  The Public is Invited to Address Identified Closed Session Agenda Items Prior to
   Adjournment into Closed Session

   4.  Closed Session - Commenced__________Adjourned__________
    
        A.  Student Matters

        (1)     Disciplinary Hearing for Student No. 55360

             (2) Disciplinary Hearing for Student No. 47316

        B.  Negotiations
        
             (1) Labor Negotiations Conference with District Labor Negotiators
        Steven D. Becker and Sara Crawley Regarding Negotiations with
        Weaver Elementary Teachers Association/CTA/NEA

             (2) Labor Negotiations Conference with District Labor Negotiators
        Steven D. Becker and Sara Crawley Regarding Negotiations with
        Weaver Federation of Educational Employees



        C.  Personnel

             (1) Superintendentís Evaluation

   5.  Meeting will Reconvene to Open Session at Approximately 7:00 p.m.

   6.  Flag Salute

   7.  Guests            

    A.    Welcome and Sign In
       B. Request to Address Items on the Agenda
       C. Future Agenda Items Requested by the Public
    
          8.  Public Comment
                
        A.  Members of the Public May Address the Board on Non-Agenda or Agenda
     Items. Individuals are Limited to Three (3) Minutes with no More than 15
     Minutes Per Single Item. The Board of Education will Take no Action but
     May Refer the Issue for Further Consideration
    
   9.  Approval of Minutes
    
        A.  Board Meeting, October 10, 2007

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

                
             SPECIAL ITEMS
                
   10. Special Items

        A.  Introduction to the Board by Brenda Jones, Principal, Weaver Middle
     School, of the President and Officers of the Weaver Middle School Student
     Council

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       B. Recognition of Service to the Weaver Union School District by Former
   Certificated Employee Barbara Mustain    

       C. Motion to Recess Meeting to Hold Short Reception for Former Certificated
   Employee Barbara Mustain

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       D. Presentation to the Board by Caldwell Flores Winters, District Financial
   Consultants, on the Sale of the Districtís General Obligation Bonds

       E. Introduction to the Board of New Certificated Employees as Shown Below:

            Michelle Garcia, Classroom Teacher
            Marcella Mejia, Classroom Teacher
            Shannon Borba, Classroom Teacher
            Nicole Holmes, Classroom Teacher

                
             CONSENT ACTION
                
   11. Consent Action Items

        A.  Authorization to Discard Materials Which are no Longer Serviceable (see
     list)

        B.  Employment          

             (1) Non-Administrative Temporary Certificated Employee Offer of
        Employment for the 2007-2008 School Year

                Nicole Holmes, Classroom Teacher

             (2) Classified HVAC/Maintenance, Probationary
        
                Jesus Sandoval, 11-1-07

             (3) Classified Vehicle Maintenance, Probationary

                Agrueliano Herrera, 10-22-07

             (4) Classified Permanent Part-Time Bus Driver, Probationary

                Patricia Mahan, 11-5-07

             (5) Classified Medical Assistant, Probationary

                   Claudia Figueroa, 11-5-07

             (6) Classified Custodian/Cafeteria Server, Probationary

                Shane McDonald, 11-5-07
                Noel Martinez, 11Ė5-07
                Christina Gonella, Preschool, 11-5-07

        (7)    Classified Instructional Aides, Probationary

                Nou Yang, Bilingual, 11-5-07


             (8)   Classified Yard Duty Aide, Probationary

                Christina Votaw, 10-8-07
    
       C. Resignation, Classified

            Pamela Lawrence, Medical Assistant, 10-1-07
            Vanessa Diaz, Instructional Aide, 9-19-07
             Juanita Ramirez, Bilingual Instructional Aide, 11-20-07
            Alexis Robles, Instructional Aide, Sp. Ed., 10-19-07

              D.   Interdistrict Agreements
        
             (1) Outgoing, 2007-2008

                 (a)  Justine Mendoza (7) Merced City
                  (b) Miranda Cooper (7) Merced City
                  (c) Andy Vang (K) Merced City
        
             (2) Incoming, 2007-2008

               (a) Briana Villegas (5) Merced City
                 (b)  Jacob Landeros (4) Merced City
                 (c)  Isaac Cropper (3) Merced City
                 (d)  Alazaya Landeros (2) Merced City
                 (e)  Arianna Landeros (1) Merced City
                 (f)  Christopher Villegas (1) Merced City
                 (g)  Isaac Figueroa (1) Atwater
                 (h)  Jonah Benavidez (1) Merced

        E.  Warrants
    
        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________
                
                
             BOARD ACTION

   12. Board Action Items

        A.  Presentation of Contract Proposal Submitted by the Certificated Bargaining
     Unit Represented by the Weaver Elementary Teachers Association For
     Fiscal Year 2007-2008

             (1) PUBLIC HEARING: Public Comment on the Certificated Employee
        Contract Proposal for Fiscal Year 2007-2008 as Presented by the
        Weaver Elementary Teachers Association

            Commenced__________ Adjourned__________

             (2) Adoption of the Districtís Initial Proposal for Collective Bargaining
        with the Certificated Bargaining Unit for Fiscal Year 2007-2008

              Motion_____________ Second_____________ Vote_____________

               PUBLIC HEARING: Public Comment on the Districtís Initial
        Proposal for Collective Bargaining with the Certificated Bargaining
        Unit for the 2007-2008 Fiscal Year

            Commenced__________ Adourned__________

        B.  Establishment of the Date of the Annual Organizational Meeting to Establish
     the Time and Place of Regular Board Meetings for 2008 and for the Election
     of Board Officers for 2008

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       C. Approval of the Presentation of Rosetta Stone Computer-Based Learning
   Program and Supplemental Equipment and Materials as Previously
   Authorized by the Weaver School Site Council

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       D. Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding Between the Weaver Union
   School District and the Merced County Office of Education for Speech
   Services for 2007-2008, Term of Agreement July 1, 2007 Through June 30,
   2008

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       E. Resolution No. 14 -07-08 - Certifying that Certificated Employee Jim
   Cranston is Currently Teaching Outside of His Credential Authorization for
   a Majority of His Assigned Day    

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       F. Request to Approve Fund Raising Activity for Farmdale Elementary School
   for the 2007-2008 School Year as Presented (One Fund Raising Activity)

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

       G. Request to Approve Fund Raising Activities for Weaver Middle School for
   the 2007-2008 School Year as Presented (Five Fund Raising Activities)

        Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________




       H. Student Disciplinary Action
    
             (1) Action on Student Disciplinary Case #55360

            Motion______________ Second______________ Vote______________

             (2) Action on Student Disciplinary Case #47316

            Motion______________ Second______________ Vote______________

                
            NON-ACTION ITEMS
                    
   13. Non-Action Items

       A. Reports

             (1)   Principalsí Reports
        
                  (a) Brenda Jones, Principal, Weaver Middle School
    
                      1.    Current Enrollment and Class Size Figures in Grades
                    6-8
                                            
                      2. Upcoming Activities

                  (b) Teresa Langford, Principal, Pioneer Elementary School

                      1. Current Enrollment and Class Size Figures in Grades K-5
            at Pioneer Elementary School
    
                      2. Upcoming Activities
    
                  (c) Melba Kubo, Principal, Farmdale Elementary School

                      1. Current Enrollment and Class Size Figures in Grades K-5
            at Farmdale Elementary School
  
                                   2. Upcoming Activities    

        (2)    Dawn DeCerbo, Director of Transportation

                  (a) Update on the Districtís Transportation Department for the
          First Quarter of the 2007-2008 School Year

             (3) Steven D. Becker, Superintendent

                  (a) Report on Communications Received from Great Valley
          Education Foundation Concerning a Potential School Site
          Within the District
                 (b)  Communications Received from CSBA on Call for
     Nominations for CSBA Delegate Assembly Subregion 8D

       B. Communications

             (1) County Treasury Quarterly Investment Report - Reporting the First
        Quarter Period Ending September 30, 2007

             (2) Merced Union High School District Minutes/Agendas
        
   14. Identification of Future Agenda Items by Board

   15. Establishment of Next Board Meeting Date and Location

   16. Closed Session (Continued from Agenda Item 5, as Needed)

    Commenced________________ Adjourned________________

          17. Adjournment  Time:________________
                        
    Motion________________ Second________________ Vote________________

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