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LBUSD Board of Education Meeting

November 9, 2015

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
The Laguna Beach Unified School District recognized the Laguna Beach Rotary for their efforts in providing first grade students at Top of the World Elementary School with iPads and third grade students with dictionaries. Staff and students presented a video to thank Rotary for the generous donations.
 
DISCUSSION OF REAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION
Dean West, CPA, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, shared details about the process required for purchasing property by a public entity such as Laguna Beach Unified School District.

PRESENTATION OF LBUSD ARTS PLAN
Darlene Messinger, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services, provided an overview of the Laguna Beach Unified School District’s Arts Education Plan to the Board of Education. 
 
APPROVAL OF CONTRACT W/ EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM
The Board of Education interviewed five executive search firms at a Special Meeting on November 2, 2015. The Board selected Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates as the preferred executive search firm, approved their contract, and gave direction to commence the search for a new Superintendent.
 
APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVES TO SERVE ON THE SOUTH COAST ROP BOARD
The Board appointed Jan Vickers and Ketta Brown as the representatives and William Landsiedel as an alternate to serve on the South Coast ROP Board. 

REVISION TO BOARD POLICY 3001
The Board reviewed Board policy 3001 and approved revisions. The revisions to this policy reflect changes in legislation and District financial and project needs. 
 
APPROVAL OF POSITIVE CERTIFICATION OF FIRST INTERIM REPORT
The Board approved a positive certification of the First Interim Financial Report for 2015-2016.
 
WESTERN ORANGE COUNTY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION JPA
LBUSD is a member of the Western Orange County Workers’ Compensation Joint Powers Authority (JPA) for administration of Workers’ Compensation claims. The Board approved Leisa Winston, Director of Human Resources and Public Communications, as the representative and Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Dean West as the alternate.

LAGUNA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL – ELEVATOR REPLACEMENT NO. 2 
The Board approved a filing of a Notice of Completion (NOC) for the LBHS – Elevator Replacement No. 2.

ASTROTURF FROM PROGRESSIVE DESIGN PLAYGROUNDS 
The Board approved an award of a contract for purchase of Artificial Turf System from Progressive Design Playgrounds based on contract number 4-03-78-0023A of the State of California Multiple Award Schedule.

INTERFUND TRANSFERS
The Board approved Interfund Transfers of $2,000,000 from the Special Reserve for Non-Capital Outlay Fund (17) to the General Fund (01).

The next board meeting is on Tuesday, December 8 at 6:00PM. For full details on each of these information and action items, please visit: www.lbusd.org.

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