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Alma Fuerte Public School Board of Directors Board Meeting: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Agenda Alma Fuerte Public School Board of Directors Board Meeting Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5:30 PM at Women’s City Club of Pasadena, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101 Teleconference Location: 10842 Wagner St., Culver City, CA 90230


I. Opening Items A. Record Attendance and Guests S. Markin 1 B. Call the Meeting to Order S. Markin 1 C. Oral Communications from the Public S. Markin 1

II. Governance A. Board Retreat Planning and Facilitation A. Lee 10 B. Approval of IRS Governance Board Policies A. Lee 10 a. Conflict of Interest b. Document Retention/Destruction c. Whistleblower d. Compensation Review e. Expense Reimbursement f. Joint Venture g. Gift Receiving

III. Meeting Minutes Review & Approve Minutes – April 2017 Board Meeting S. Markin 5

IV. Financial Matters Approval/Acceptance of Revolving Loan and LACOE “Request for Advanced Approval of Additional Debt” A. Lee 5

V. Operations Matters A. Approval of Student Information System Contract A. Lee 5 B. Facilities Update and Approval of Revised Use Agmt. A. Lee 5 C. Hiring Update M. Carrasco 5 D. Fundraising Update A. Lee 2 E. Approve State Disability Insurance Resolution A. Lee 2 F. Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Update A. Lee 2

VI. CLOSED SESSION: PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT (Gov. Code Section 54957(a)) Title: Co-Director, Operations S. Markin 10


Possible Board Approval of Employment Agreement for Co-Director, Operations S. Markin 10

VIII. Adjourn Meeting S. Markin 1


The Board of Directors of Alma Fuerte Public School welcomes your participation at the School’s Board meetings. The purpose of a public meeting of the Board of Directors (“Board”) is to conduct the affairs of the School in public. We are pleased that you are in attendance. Your participation assures us of continuing community interest in our School. To assist you in the ease of speaking/participating in our meetings, the following guidelines are provided.

1. "Request to Speak” forms are available to all audience members who wish to speak on any agenda items or under the general category of “Oral Communications.” If you wish to address the Board, please fill out a card and submit it to the Board Secretary. “Oral Communications” is set aside for members of the audience to raise issues that are not specifically on the agenda. However, due to public meeting laws, the Board can only listen to your issue, not respond or take action if not appearing on the agenda.

2. Presentations from the audience are limited to three (3) minutes and total time allotted to non-agenda items will not exceed fifteen (15) minutes. The Board may give direction to staff to respond to your concern.

3. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and upon request, Alma Fuerte Public School may furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require appropriate alternative modification of the agenda in order to participate in Board meetings are invited to contact Anne Lee at 858-472- 2245.

4. Alma Fuerte Public School is nonsectarian in its programs, admission policies, employment practices, and all other operations, does not charge tuition, and does not discriminate against anyone on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender, or disability.

5. Meeting location is accessible in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (41 U.S.C., Section 12132).

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