Youth Policy Institute Charter Schools (YPICS)
YPICS Regular Board Meeting
Date and Time
2670 W. 11th Street Los Angeles, CA 90006
|I.||Opening Items||6:00 PM|
|A.||Record Attendance and Guests||Yesenia Zubia|
|B.||Call the Meeting to Order||Mary Keipp|
|C.||Additions/Corrections to Agenda||Mary Keipp||1 m|
|D.||Approval of August 28, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes||Approve Minutes||Mary Keipp||1 m|
|E.||Approval of September 23, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes||Approve Minutes||Mary Keipp||1 m|
|F.||Approval of September 23, 2023 Board Retreat Minutes||Approve Minutes||Mary Keipp||1 m|
|A.||Presentations from the Public||FYI||Mary Keipp|
END OF STATE OF EMERGENCY AND NEW REMOTE PARTICIPATION RULES - Assembly Bill 2449
Governor Newsom announced that the COVID-19 state of emergency ended on February 28, 2023. With the end of the state of emergency, agencies are no longer able to utilize pandemic-era virtual meeting procedures. However, board members may continue to participate remotely by telephone and/or videoconference under traditional Ralph M. Brown Act teleconference rules. Effective January 1, 2023, Assembly Bill 2449 (AB 2449) allows individual board members to participate in meetings remotely during "emergency circumstances" or for "just cause." Specific requirements may be found in the full text of AB2449 (California Legislation Information). All requirements for attendance by the YPICS Board of Trustees are adhered to in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.
Instructions for Presentations to the Board by Parents and Citizens
If you wish to make a public comment, you may attend in person and may complete a "Speaker Card" (on an agenda item or non-agenda item) card which will be available at the door.
When addressing the Board, speakers are requested (but not required) to state their name and address from the podium and adhere to the time limits set forth. Non-agenda items are limited to three (3) minutes and total time allotted to not exceed fifteen (15) minutes and Items on the agenda are limited to five (5) minutes.
|III.||Items Scheduled for Information||6:04 PM|
|A.||Board Committee Reports||FYI||4 m|
|B.||School Committee/ Council Reports||FYI||3 m|
|C.||Bert Corona Executive Administrator's Report||FYI||Kevin Myers||2 m|
|D.||Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School Executive Administrator's Report||FYI||Freddy Zepeda||2 m|
|E.||Bert Corona Charter High School/ COO's Report||FYI||Ruben Duenas||2 m|
|F.||Senior Director of Community Schools Partnerships' Report||FYI||Karina Favela-Barreras||2 m|
|G.||YPICS Chief Accountability Officer's Report||Discuss||Ena Lavan||2 m|
|H.||YPICS Executive Director's Report||FYI||Yvette King-Berg||2 m|
|IV.||Consent Agenda Items||6:23 PM|
All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered by the Board to be routine and will be approved/enacted by the Board in one motion in the form listed below. Unless specifically requested by a Board member for further discussion or removed from the agenda, there will be no discussion of these items prior to the Board’s vote on them. The Executive Director recommends approval of all consent agenda items.
|B.||Consent Items||Vote||Mary Keipp||1 m|
|V.||Items Scheduled For Action||6:24 PM|
|A.||FY22-23 YPICS Unaudited Actuals Reports||Vote||Irina Castillo||5 m|
This is a recommendation to approve the FY22-23 Unaudited Actuals Reports for Bert Corona, Bert Corona Charter High and Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter Schools.
|B.||FY22-23 YPICS June Financials and Check Registers||Vote||Irina Castillo||5 m|
This is a recommendation to approve the June 2023 financials and check registers for Bert Corona Charter School, Bert Corona Charter High School, and Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School.
|C.||FY23-24 YPICS September Financials and Check Registers||Vote||Irina Castillo||5 m|
This is a recommendation to approve the September 2023 financials and check registers for Bert Corona Charter School, Bert Corona Charter High School, and Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School.
|D.||Recommendation to Acknowledge Correction to Minutes Containing Local Assignment Option EC §44256(b) for Paul Duran for the SY22-23||Vote||Yvette King-Berg||2 m|
This is a recommendation to acknowledge a correction to the minutes to re-approve a Local Assignment Option for Paul Duran, a clear multiple subject credential holder, to teach 8th grade departmentalized math at Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School for the 2022-2023 school year per the California EC §44256(b).
|E.||23-24 Facilities Plan: Contract with Greenworks||Vote||Ruben Duenas||5 m|
This is a recommendation to approve the contract with Greenworks Solutions to complete the list of projects outlined in the Board brief in the amount of $253,145.
|F.||Revised 2023-24 English Learner Master Plan for Bert Corona Vote Charter School, Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School, and Bert Corona Charter High School||Vote||Ena Lavan||3 m|
This is a recommendation to approve the revised EL Master Plans for Bert Corona Charter School, Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School, and Bert Corona Charter High School.
|G.||Approval for Change in Signatory for BCCS US Bank Parent and Student Accounts.||Vote||Kevin Myers||5 m|
|H.||SAC Incorporating Duties of Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and English Learner Parent Advisory Committee (EL-PAC)||Vote||Ena Lavan||5 m|
|I.||Rescinding of the YPICS Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement/ Policy||Vote||Yvette King-Berg||10 m|
This is a recommendation to the Board of Trustees to approve rescinding the YPICS Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement/ Policy
|J.||Replacement Keycard System for Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School||Vote||Ruben Duenas||5 m|
This is a recommendation to review the three bids submitted and approve a replacement keycard system for Monseñor Oscar Romero Charter School
|VI.||Closed Session||7:14 PM|
|A.||Section 35145 of this code and Section 54950 of the Government Code, Student Discipline||5 m|
|VII.||Open Session||7:19 PM|
|A.||Action Taken in Closed Session||FYI||Mary Keipp||1 m|
|A.||Closing Announcements||FYI||Yvette King-Berg||2 m|
The next board meeting will be held on Monday, December 11, 2023 at the Learning and Support Center.
|IX.||Closing Items||7:22 PM|
|A.||Adjourn Meeting||Vote||Mary Keipp|