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Board Action Summary & Public Testimony 4-16-2024

Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 4-16-2024
Posted on 04/17/2024

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4-16-24 Board Actions Summary, Regular Meeting

Trustees Barrera, Bazzo, Hazan, Petterson and Whitehurst-Payne and Student Board Members Lavender Williams and Quitoriano were present.   

The meeting video is available at:   https://youtube.com/live/oyRc1T1bhLs 

A.1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Establish Quorum

A.2. Flag Ceremony and Pledge of Allegiance 

  • Madison High School Army JROTC

B.1. Adoption of Agenda

C.1. Associated Student Body Presidents’ Reports

  • Annalisa Parker, Canyon Hills High School ASB President

  • Pedro Jimenez, Logan Memorial Educational Campus (LMEC) ASB President

D.1. Report on Closed Session: None. 

D.2. Administrative Assignments: None.

D.3. Superintendent’s Information Report

E. Student Instructional Matters - None

The Board approved the following major agenda items (5-0, unless noted; [student preferential vote* shown in brackets]):

G.1. Approval of Proposed Schedule of Board of Education Meetings: January through June 2025 [ yes ]

G.2. Adoption of Resolution in the Matter of Support for Participation in Earth Day 2024 Events (Barrera/Petterson) [ yes ]

G.3. Adoption of Resolution in the Matter of Recognizing April 2024, as Arab American Heritage Month (Hazan/Petterson) [ yes ]

H.1. Adoption of Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Issuance and Sale of Not To Exceed $48,310,000 of General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Series R-7), $134,345,000 of General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Series SR-4), and $375,895,000 of General Obligation Refunding Bonds (Series ZR-5) of the San Diego Unified School District, Prescribing the Terms of Sale of Said Bonds, Approving Forms of and Authorizing Execution and Delivery of One or More Bond Purchase Contracts, Paying Agent Agreements, Dealer Manager Agreements, Tender Agent Agreements, Invitations to Tender, Escrow Agreements, Disclosure Dissemination Agent Agreements, and Official Statements for Said Bonds, and Authorizing the Execution of Necessary Documents Relating to Said Bonds; BUDGETED: N/A [ yes ]

H.2. Selection of Proposal and Authorization for Staff to Negotiate a Joint Occupancy Agreement with Affirmed Housing, for 270 Units of Affordable Housing at Polk Avenue former Central Elementary Site; BUDGETED: YES, REVENUE, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FUNDS [ yes ]

I.1. - I.35. - All items on the Superintendent’s Consent Agenda [ yes ]

The following item was heard as Informational only:

C.2. Recognition of 2023-24 9th Annual Recycling Challenge Awards

  • Elementary/K-8 School Category:

    • Winner: Sandburg Elementary (Prize: $750)

    • Runner-up: Marvin Elementary (Prize: $500)

  • Middle School Category:

    • Winner: Challenger Middle School (Prize: $1,000)

    • Runner-up: Wilson Middle School (Prize: $750)

  • High School Category:

    • Winner: Henry High School (Prize: $1,250)

    • Runner-up: University City High School (Prize: $1,000)

  • Most Improved Category:

    • Fletcher Elementary (Prize: $250)

A First Reading was conducted on the following item, with action to be taken at a later date:

H.3.  Conduct First Reading of Proposed Renaming of Clay Elementary School; BUDGETED: YES, GENERAL FUNDS

The following item was withdrawn from the Agenda:

F.1. Approval of Human Resource Services Division Recommendations for New and Revised Position Descriptions

The next regular meeting will be held on April 30, 2024.


*Student preferential votes do not change numerical official vote of Trustees.