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Previous MeetingJanuary 28, 2015 07:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
MIT – 400 Duane Street – Redwood City
7:00 p.m.


Preliminary Information

TRANSLATIONS: Spanish translation of the meeting shall be provided to anyone who so desires. Please advise the secretary seated next to the Superintendent at the dais.
SPEAKING AT BOARD MEETINGS:  The public is encouraged to speak to the Board on issues of concern whether or not the issue(s) is/are on the agenda. To address the Board, please complete a Speakers Card (available at the entrance) and give it to the secretary. If you wish to speak to the Board on a subject listed on the Agenda, you will be called to the podium at the time that item is being considered by the Board. If the item is not on the agenda, you will be called to the podium during Oral Communication (Item 6).  Public comments are limited to 3 minutes per person per topic, unless otherwise noted.
CHANGES OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:  Consent Items are voted on simultaneously with one motion and are not debated or discussed by the Board. The action indicated on each item is deemed to have been considered in full and action will be taken as worded in the item. If a Board Member or the Superintendent so requests, any item can be moved in order or removed entirely from the Agenda. If you want to discuss an item, please let us know with a Speakers Card before we change the Agenda (Item 3), so we can keep it out of Consent Items.
ELECTRONIC DEVICES:  Please turn the sound off on all cell phones, pagers and other electronic devices, to avoid disrupting these proceedings.

ONLINE BOARD PACKETS:  As of March 2011 we no longer produce printed board packets. Any member of the public may access board documents at If you would like to follow along during the meeting and you are inside the board room, you may utilize our Wi-Fi network: "rcsdguest" (no password required).

(D) Discussion Item
(V) Can Vote
(C) Consent Item
Unfold 1.  Call to Order   
i. Roll Call     
Unfold 2.  Welcome   
i. Pledge of Allegiance     
ii. Welcome     
Unfold 3.  Changes to the Agenda   
i. Changes to the Agenda     
Unfold 4.  Approval of Agenda (Action Required)   
i. Approval of Agenda     
Unfold 5.  Consent Items (Action Required)   
i. Acceptance of Donations      (V)  (C)  
ii. Approval of Additional Vendors to be Included with Non-Public School ("NPS")/Non-Public Agency ("NPA") Master Contract      (V)  (C)  
iii. Ratification of Warrant Register, December 1, 2014 through January 16, 2015      (V)  (C)  
iv. Approval of Agreements with Families United through Literacy and Learning, Inc. and the Redwood City School District         (V)  (C)  
v. Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with the San Mateo County Office of Education to Provide Assistance with Development of Mandarin Immersion Program      (V)  (C)  
vi. Approval of Agreement Between the California State University Teacher Preparation Program and the Redwood City School District      (V)  (C)  
vii. Approval of Field Trip Request to Grand Canyon, AZ., Kennedy Middle School and MIT         (V)  (C)  
viii. Approval of Field Trip Request to Año Nuevo Preserve, Fair Oaks Community School         (V)  (C)  
ix. Approval of Extended Field Trip Request to the Marine Science Institute, Fair Oaks Community School         (V)  (C)  
x. Approval of Field Trip Request to Año Nuevo Preserve, Clifford School         (V)  (C)  
xi. Approval of Field Trip Request to Pescadero Beach, Clifford School      (V)  (C)  
Unfold 6.  Action Item (Action Required)   
i. Connect Community Charter School Preliminary Offer for Facilities         (D)  (V)  
ii. KIPP Excelencia Preparatory Charter School Preliminary Offer for Facilities         (D)  (V)  
iii. Adoption of Resolution 9, Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Redwood City School District in Support of the Preliminary Offer of Facilities to Rocketship Redwood City for the 2015/16 School Year      (D)  (V)  
iv. Rocketship Redwood City Preliminary Offer for Facilities         (D)  (V)  
v. Approval to Hire TBWB for Bond Measure Feasibility      (D)  (V)  
vi. Acceptance of Financial Audit Report for 2013/14 School Year      (D)  (V)  
Unfold 7.  Oral Communication-(for items not on agenda)   
i. (See SPEAKING AT BOARD MEETINGS above). The Brown Act (Open Meeting Law) prohibits the Board taking action at this meeting on items discussed during this time.     
Unfold 8.  Board and Superintendent Reports   
i. Report from Board Members and Superintendent     
ii. Report Out on Closed Session for Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Retention: Gov. Code §54957 (5 cases) for Special Board Meeting, January 21, 2015     
Unfold 9.  Information   
i. Information on San Mateo County Investment Fund - December 2014     
ii. Quarterly Williams Report, Oct. 1, 2014-Dec. 31, 2014     
10.  Correspondence   
11.  Other Business/Suggested Items For Future Agenda   
Unfold 12.  Board Agenda Calendar   
i. Changes to the Board Agenda Schedule     
Unfold 13.  Closed Session   
i. Closed Session for Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Retention (Government Code 54957) (3 Cases)     
ii. Conference with Legal Counsel--Existing Litigation (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code) Name of case: Joshua W. v. Redwood City School District, CIV 521193     
iii. RCTA Negotiations Update     
iv. Public Employee Appointment (Govt.Code §54957) Title: Superintendent     
14.  Adjournment (Action Required)   


Regular Session – February 11, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
District Office – 750 Bradford Street – Redwood City

Regular Session – February 25, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
District Office – 750 Bradford Street – Redwood City

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