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Monique Limón

Board President

Helene Schneider



Kate Parker


Randy Rowse

Mayor Pro Tempore


Gayle Eidelson

Dale Francisco

Ed Heron

Frank Hotchkiss

Pedro Paz, PhD

Grant House


Cathy Murillo

Harwood “Bendy” White





David E. Cash, EdD


James L. Armstrong

City Administrator








Special Joint Meeting of the Board of Education and City Council


Friday, April 19, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

Administration Center Boardroom

720 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Public Comments - Public comments on listed agenda items will be taken during the time each item is considered.  Public comments on non-agenda items are taken under a separate agenda heading.  Persons wishing to address the Board and the Council are requested to turn in a “Speaker Card” prior to the agenda item.  Individuals will normally be limited to a maximum of three minutes. If the speaker needs more time, s/he may submit written comments.


Estimated Time – The time at which each item is scheduled is an estimate only.  The Board and the Council may consider and act on an agenda item in a different order, or an item may be considered earlier or later than the estimated time. Additionally, discussion of agenda items may be postponed to a future meeting. All persons interested in an item listed on the agenda are advised to be present throughout the meeting to insure that they are present when the item is called.


Reports – Copies of the report and any attachments relating to items on this agenda are available for review in the District’s Administration Center Lobby, the Clerk’s Office in City Hall at the Reference Desk of the Main Library, and online at: and


AccessibilityIn compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in the meeting or need this agenda provided in a disability-related alternative format, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at (805) 963-4331 or the City Administrator’s Office at (805) 564-5305.



Order of Business:


1.         Call to Order and Roll Call:  2:00 p.m.


2.         Pledge of Allegiance


3.         Spanish Translation/Traduccion en Espanol and Headsets for Hearing Impaired


Translation of today’s meeting in Spanish is available to the public. Please indicate if you wish translation. Para la reunión de esta noche hay intérprete disponible para traducción al español.  Por favor, indique si desea los servicios de interpretación.


            Headsets for hearing impaired are available.  Please indicate if you need a headset.


4.         Public Comments


During this time, the Board of Education President and Mayor will acknowledge requests to speak on a topic not on the agenda, but within the subject matter jurisdiction of the School Board and the City Council.  Persons wishing to address the Board and Council are requested to complete a “Speaker Card” prior to this agenda item.  Comments on regular agenda items are taken at the time the item is considered.


5.         Statement of Purpose for Joint Meeting


Presenters:       Monique Limón, Board of Education President

Helene Schneider, Mayor



Agenda Items:  Items 6, 7, 8, are based on written reports.  Presentations will be made on items 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14.  Please note that the City Council and Board of Education may give staff direction on any of these items, but will not be taking final action.


Agenda Reports


6.         Report on the Crossing Guard Program


See the written report prepared by Meg Jetté, Assistant Superintendent, Fiscal Services, and

Frank Mannix, Deputy Police Chief.



7.         Report on Safe Routes to School


See the written report prepared by Browning Allen, Transportation Manager, City Public Works Department.



8.         Report on Youth Gang Task Force


See the written report prepared by Saul Serrano, Interim Coordinator, South Coast Task Force on Youth Gangs.  



9.         Report on Eastside Neighborhood Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Improvement Efforts


            Christine Andersen, City Public Works Director

            Browning Allen, Transportation Manager, City Public Works Department



10.        Report on Redevelopment Agency


Meg Jetté, Assistant Superintendent, Fiscal Services

Paul Casey, Assistant City Administrator



11.        Report on Santa Barbara Unified School District’s Strategic Plan


Dr. David E. Cash, Superintendent



12.        Report on the Common Standards for K-12


            Dr. David E. Cash, Superintendent



13.        Report on Collaboration Efforts Regarding School Campus Safety


            Marlin Sumpter, Assistant Superintendent, Pupil Services



14.        Santa Barbara Unified School District’s Joint Effort with the County of Santa Barbara Regarding a Truancy Program


            Marlin Sumpter, Assistant Superintendent, Pupil Services



15.        Additional Matters for Placement on a Future Agenda


            This is an opportunity for Board and Council Members, the Superintendent and City Administrator, to identify those matters of mutual interest for placement on an agenda for a future meeting.


16.        Adjournment of Joint Meeting