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Board Action Summary & Public Testimony 12-12-23

Board Actions Summary and Public Testimony 12-12-2023
Posted on 12/14/2023

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12-12-23 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://www.youtube.com/live/nA-oeBMYZuA?si=RkRXSAiDM4P-PWw3 

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

A.2. Pledge of Allegiance

B.1. Adoption of Agenda

B.2. List of Public Speakers - available at https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/sandi/Board.nsf/files/CYG29N011D78/$file/List%20of%20Public%20Speakers_12.12.2023.pdf 

C.1. Student Presentation: None.

D.1. Report on Closed Session: None. 

D.2. Administrative Assignments:

  • Principal, Dana Middle - John Bosselman

  • Principal, Pacific Beach Elementary - Karon Schnitzer

D.3. Associated Student Body President’s Report: 

  • Imanii Poole, Mission Bay HS ASB President

D.4. Superintendent’s Information Report - Lamont Jackson

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

F.1. Approval of Minutes: Regular Meetings and Special Meetings [ yes ]

F.2. Approval of Proposed Schedule of Board of Education Meetings, July through December 2024 [ yes ]

F.3. Adoption of Resolution in the Matter of Support for Community Schools 2023 (Barrera/Whitehurst-Payne) [ yes ]

G.1. Approval of 2024 Legislative Priorities [ yes ]

G.2. Approval of Student Board Member Financial Compensation and Elective Course Credit and Pursuant to Assembly Bill 275; BUDGETED: YES, GENERAL FUNDS [ yes ]

G.3. Annual Readoption of Board Bylaws and Governance Policies [ yes ]

G.4. Board Member Appointment/Reappointment to California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly and San Diego County School Boards Association (SDCSBA) Representative [ yes ]

G.5. Reappointment of Representatives to the Audit and Finance Committee [ yes ]

H.1. Acceptance and Approval of External Auditor Annual Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2022-23; BUDGETED: N/A [ yes ]

H.2. Acceptance and Approval of External Auditor Financial and Performance Audit Reports for Propositions S and Z, and Measures YY, Fiscal Year 2022-23; BUDGETED: N/A  [ yes ]

H.3. Approval of Fiscal Year 2023-24 First Interim Financial Report (Education Code Section 42130) and Resolution in the Matter of Intent to Declare Positive Certification at First Interim and Identify the Amount of Budget Solutions Needed for Fiscal Years 2024-25 and 2025-26 [ yes ]

H.4. Acceptance of Report of Final Cost Information for the Issuance and Negotiated Sale of $100,000,000 of General Obligation Bonds Proposition S Series N, $3,230,000 of Series R-6 Refunding Bonds and $34,435,000 of Series SR-3 Refunding Bonds of San Diego Unified School District; BUDGETED: N/A [ yes ]

I.1. - I.74. - All items on the Superintendent’s Consent Agenda [ yes ]

The following item was heard as Informational only:

E.2. Update on Restorative Discipline Practices

The following item was heard as a First Reading with action to be taken at a later date:

E.1. First Reading of 2024-25 Title I Eligibility Ranking Report

The Results Item G.6., Annual Organization of the Board of Education: Election of Board President and Vice President, Pursuant to Education Code Section 35143 are:

President - Shana Hazan

Vice President - Cody Petterson

The next regular meeting will be held on January 9, 2024.


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