Winters JUSD School Board: Dec. 17, 2020 Meeting Agenda

The following items are on the Winters JUSD School Board agenda for a meeting scheduled on Dec. 17, 2020.
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The Winters Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees holds regular meetings beginning at 6 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month in the Walnut Room at the school district office at 909 W. Grant Avenue. Anyone may attend.

The Board of Trustees will meet via teleconference due to shelter in place orders.The public may attend the meeting in person. Those who wish to attend the meeting electronically should visit The meeting access link is at the top of that week’s agenda. Those who wish to provide public input remotely are requested to email

Items to be discussed by the School Board on Dec. 17, 2020 are listed on the agenda below:

CALL TO ORDER (6 p.m.)
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call

All matters of the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by the Board in one motion without prior discussion. At the time the Board adopts the agenda an item may be removed from the Consent Agenda by the Board for discussion. This is a procedural process that can only be conducted by a member of the Board of Trustees.

3.1. The Oath of Office will be administered to recently elected Board Trustees Kristin Trott, Joedy Michael, and Everardo Zaragoza.

4.1 Outgoing Board Trustees Ralph Anderson, Rudolph Muldong, Stephanie Chávez.
4.2 Winters High School students Katie Medina Diaz, Ava Skinner, Yarethzi Sanchez.
4.3 Wolfskill Career Readiness Academy students Juan Herrera, Joseph Barrera, Ivan Ruvalcalba Lopez.
4.4 Chief Business Officer Kathy Colagrossi.


5.1. The Board of Trustees will take action on the following:

  • a. Election of Board President
  • b. Election of Board Clerk
  • c. Appointment of Board Secretary

5.2. Approval of Dates and Times of Regularly Scheduled Board Meetings 2021 Calendar Year
5.3. Approval of Board Resolution No. 1137 – 20 Certification of Signatures
5.4. Collect Information Regarding Board Representatives on District Committees for 2021

6.1. Joint Sunshine for Negotiations of the District and California School Employees Association (CSEA) #694 for the 2020-2021 School Year
6.2. Regarding seeking a waiver from the State Board of Education, pursuant to the requirements of California Education Code section 33050, relating to the available bonding capacity for general obligation bonds of the District

7.1 Employee Organizations
7.2 Student Representative’s Report – Karina Del Toro
7.3. Board Members’ Reports
7.4. Superintendent’s Report
7.5. Public Input – Members of the Audience May Address the Board (This is the opportunity for members of the public to address items that are not on the Board agenda. Those who wish to provide public input remotely are requested to email and provide a phone number in order to be contacted during the meeting. Members of the public may also email their public input to the above email address. The request must be submitted before the first speaker is called. Please state your name when addressing the Board. The Board will not discuss or act on any information due to the guidelines of the Brown Act. Individual(s) addressing the Board will be limited to three minutes per person.) (Board Bylaw 9323)

Educational Services
8.1 Winters Middle School New Course Overview (action)
8.2 Educational Services Update(information)
8.3 Local Control Accountability Plan Update (information)

Personnel Services
9.1 Acceptance of Joint Sunshine Proposal between Winters JUSD and California School Employees Association (CSEA) #694 (action)
9.2 Memorandum of Understanding between CSEA #694 and Winters JUSD Regarding the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program (action)

Business Services
10.1 Winters Farm to School Contribution (action)
10.2 Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Winters Joint Unified School District Certifying All Proceedings in the November 3, 2020, General Obligation Bond Election/Resolution No. 1138-20 (action)
10.3 Resolution Establishing A General Obligation Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee/Resolution No. 1139-20 (action)
10.4 Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Winters Joint Unified School District Approving Application to State Board of Education to Waive Specified Education Code Requirements for Bonding Capacity/Resolution No. 1140-20 (action)

11.1 Agreement with MeTeor Education to Purchase Furniture for the Twelve Classroom Building (Building B) (action)
11.2 Measures R, D, & P Update (information)


All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered routine and non-controversial, require no discussion and are expected to have unanimous Trustee support and may be enacted by the School Board in one motion in the form listed below. There will be no separate discussion of these items. However, before the School Board votes on the motion to adopt, members of the School Board request that specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate discussion and action. Items(s) removed will be added earlier on the meeting agenda.

12.1 Minutes of Regular Meeting on November 19, 2020
12.2 Personnel as Listed
12.3 Agreement for Legal Services with the Law Firm of Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost LLP
12.4 Bill Warrants


14.1. Public Employee Performance Evaluation – District Superintendent (Gov. Code §54957)

The Board of Trustees will reconvene to open session reporting action taken, if any, during closed session.


To download the full Winters JUSD School Board agenda packet for this meeting, click or tap here. Those with questions are encouraged to call the Winters JUSD Office at 530-795-6100.

Next meeting is Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 at 6 p.m. in the District Office – Walnut Room.

The Winters Express receives a summary list of Winters JUSD School Board and certain other community meeting agendas regularly by email. The Express provides access to the summary agendas via this news website as a public service, does not review agenda items or associated materials for accuracy prior to meetings and is not responsible for any errors that may be present.

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