How they voted: Needles Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting in special session on June 11, 2019. Trustees Laurie Fragoso, John Paul Lusk, Marilyn Mathews, Robert Smith and Superintendent Mary McNeil Ph.D. were present. Trustees Christian Cameron-Otero and June Leivas were Absent .

Report from closed session:

Student review for potential admission to Needles High School as a freshman for the 2019-20 school year: Board approved to admit the student to Needles High School.

Public employee discipline, dismissal, release or information.

Negotiations.

Property negotiations.

NUSD informational item, reports from superintendent, board members, and staff.

A Presentation by McNeil on a draft proposal for the local control funding formula budget for the 2019-21 school years was given.

A Presentation by McNeil on proposed local control accountability plan goals and objectives for the 2019-20 school year was given.

NUSD action item: Public hearing on the draft LCFF 2019-21 budget.

There was no action taken.

NUSD action item: Public hearing on LCAP goals and objectives for 2019-20.

There was no action taken.

NUSD action item: Pay $1,000 ‘early tell’ retirement incentive to Linda Tibbetts, administrative assistant.

Fragoso-Y, Lusk-Y, Mathews-Y, Smith-Y

NUSD action item: Pay $1,000 ‘early tell’ retirement incentive to Joy Moorhead, teacher.

Fragoso-Y, Lusk-Y, Mathews-Y, Smith-Y

NUSD action item: Approve administrative salary schedule increase for the 2018-19 school year.

Fragoso-Y, Lusk-Y, Mathews-Y, Smith-Y

NUSD action item: Approve California School Employees Association Chapter 22 salary schedule for SY 2018-19.

Fragoso-Y, Lusk-Y, Mathews-Y, Smith-Y

NUSD action item: Approve CSEA Chapter 22 contract for SY 2018-19.

Fragoso-Y, Lusk-Y, Mathews-Y, Smith-Y

NUSD action item: Approve memorandum of understanding with the Riverside County Superintendent of Schools for Needles’ participation in the Center for Teacher Innovation Induction Program July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.

Fragoso-Y, Lusk-Y, Mathews-Y, Smith-Y

NUSD action item: Approve budget modifications for the Preschool Services Department - Needles Head Start.

Action Item was removed.

NUSD action item: Board President J.P. Lusk provided information on the role of the board, bylaws and approved protocols, communication and legal codes that govern board action.

There was no action taken.

The next regular meeting is to be held Tuesday, June 18 at 5 p.m. in the NUSD support Office on Erin Drive. Executive (closed) session begin at 5 p.m., public session at 6 p.m. Pacific Time.

Key: Y is a yes vote, N is a no vote, A is abstain from voting.

SAUL A. FLORES with ROBIN RICHARDS/News West

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