Back Board Meeting: Tue September 26, 2017

Palisades Charter High School

Board Meeting

Date and Time

Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 5:00 PM PDT

Location

Gilbert Hall, Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY:
Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting of the Governing Board of Palisades Charter High School may request assistance by contacting the Main Office at (310) 230-6623 at least 24 hours in advance.
 
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION:        
 Supporting documentation is available at the Main Office of the School, located at 15777 Bowdoin Street, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272, (Tel: 310- 230-6623) and may also be accessible on the PCHS website at http://palihigh.org/boardrecords.aspx.
 
ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY:
 Notice is hereby given that the order of consideration of matters on this agenda may be changed without prior notice.  All items may be heard in a different order than listed on the agenda.

DIAL-IN NUMBER: (605) 475-5900. ACCESS CODE: 660-0134
Please note that the conference dial-in number above is only active when a Board Trustee has indicated they will calling from an off-site location to participate.

Agenda

  Purpose Presenter Duration
I. Opening Items

A. Call the Meeting to Order

 

Emilie Larew

B. Record Attendance and Guests

 

2 m
Trustees:     
Emilie Larew (Chair)                   Rocky Montz
Leslie Woolley (Vice Chair)         Andrew Paris
Deanna Hamilton (Secretary)     Robert Rene
David Carini                                Camille Schoenberg
Emily Hirsch                                Mystic Thompson
Shawn McClellan                                       
        
                            
Student Liaison: Taylor Torgerson

PCHS Management:
Dr. Pamela Magee, Executive Director / Principal
Gregory Wood, Chief Business Officer

 

C. Public Comment

 

16 m

Non-agenda items: No individual presentation shall be for more than two (2) minutes and the total time for this purpose shall not exceed sixteen (16) minutes.  Board members will not respond to presentations and no action can be taken.  However, the Board may give direction to staff following a presentation. Speakers may choose to speak during the public comment segment and/or at the time an agenda item is presented.
 

D. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

Emilie Larew

2 m

July 18, 2017 Regular Meeting

Approve minutes for Board Meeting on July 18, 2017

E. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

Emilie Larew

2 m

August 22, 2017 Regular Meeting

Approve minutes for Board Meeting on August 22, 2017

F. Approve Minutes

Approve Minutes

Emilie Larew

2 m

August 26, 2017 Special Meeting (Board Retreat)

Approve minutes for Special Board Meeting on August 26, 2017
II. Organizational Reports

A. Student Report

FYI

Taylor Torgerson

1 m

B. Parent Report

FYI

Deanna Hamilton

1 m

C. Classified Staff Report

FYI

Andrew Paris

1 m

D. Faculty Report

FYI

David Carini

1 m

E. Human Resources Director (HR) Report

FYI

Amy Nguyen

2 m

F. Director of Operations Report

FYI

Don Parcell

5 m

G. Director of Development Report

FYI

Mike Rawson

5 m

H. Chief Business Officer (CBO) Report

FYI

Gregory Wood

5 m

I. Executive Director/Principal (EDP) Report

FYI

Dr. Pam Magee

5 m
III. Board Committees (Stakeholder Board Level Committees)

A. Academic Accountability Committee Presentation

FYI

Michael Friedman

7 m

B. Budget & Finance Committee Presentation

FYI

Minh Ha Ngo

7 m

C. Charter Committee Presentation

FYI

Deanna Hamilton

7 m

D. Election Committee Presentation

FYI

Rocky Montz

7 m

E. Post-Retirement Healthcare Benefits Committee Presentation

FYI

Rick Steil & Dara Williams

7 m
IV. Board Committees (Board Members Only)

A. Audit Committee Presentation

FYI

Ellen Pfahler

3 m

B. Grade Appeal Committee Presentation

FYI

Leslie Woolley

3 m

C. Survey Committee Presentation

FYI

Emilie Larew

3 m

D. Risk Management Committee Presentation

FYI

Emilie Larew

3 m
V. Academic Excellence

A. Discussion of Class Rankings

Discuss

Jeff Hartman/Ruth Grubb

25 m

B. Columbia Survey Results

FYI

Various

25 m

C. PCHS Educational Philosophy & 2017-2018 Schoolwide Goals

Vote

Dr. Pam Magee

15 m

D. PCHS Current Enrollment and Class Size Updates

Discuss

Jeff Hartman

15 m
VI. Facilities / Operations

A. Campus Security Fences

Discuss

Don Parcell

10 m

B. Update on Transportation & Planning for the Future

Discuss

Don Parcell

20 m
VII. Finance

A. 2017-2018 Prop 30 EPA Budget Approval

Vote

Gregory Wood

7 m

B. 2016-2017 ASB Financial Updates

Discuss

Gregory Wood

7 m

C. Fiscal Policies and Procedures Update

Discuss

Gregory Wood

5 m
VIII. Governance

A. Notice of Concern - Filming & Other Activities from LAUSD CSD

Discuss

Dr. Pam Magee & Don Parcell

20 m

B. Review & Update of Governing Policies

Vote

Emilie Larew

10 m

C. Review of Board Retreat

FYI

Emilie Larew

5 m

D. Board Legal / Governance Training Updates

Discuss

Emilie Larew

5 m
IX. Executive Director/Principal (EDP) Support and Evaluation
X. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of Updated Membership of Board Committees

Vote

1 m

B. Approval of reimbursements for Executive Director / Principal

Vote

1 m

C. Approval of Field Trips

Vote

1 m

D. Resolution Regarding Stale Warrants (Checks)

Vote

1 m
XI. New Business / Announcements

A. Announcements / New Business

FYI

Emilie Larew

2 m
- Date of Next Regular Board Meeting is Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 

B. Board Chair to announce items for closed session, if any.

FYI

Emilie Larew

1 m
XII. Closed Session

A. Conference with Legal Counsel: Anticipated Litigation

Vote

Mark Bresee

10 m

(Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3) of
subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9)

B. Student Matter: Discipline/Expulsion

Vote

Dr. Pam Magee

15 m
XIII. Open Session

A. Return to Open Session

FYI

Emilie Larew / Leslie Woolley

1 m

B. Report Out on Action Taken In Closed Session, If Any.

FYI

Emilie Larew / Leslie Woolley

1 m
XIV. Closing Items

A. Adjourn Meeting

FYI

Emilie Larew / Leslie Woolley

1 m