Avance Executive Board – Meeting of June 25, 2015 11:00AM

posted Jun 22, 2015, 12:24 PM by Ricardo Mireles

Regular Meeting

This meeting will be held and conducted in accordance with the terms and provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act California Government Code Sections 54953(b), et seq. which allows for the use of teleconferencing technology, provided that:

  1. The meeting notice must specifically identify all teleconference locations.
  2. An agenda must be posted at each teleconference location and list each teleconference location in the notice and agenda.
  3. Each teleconference meeting agenda must ensure the public’s right to testify at each teleconference location in accordance with section 54954.3
  4. The meeting location must be fully accessible to members of the public, and be accessible to the disabled.
  5. At least a quorum of the members of the body must participate from locations that are within the boundaries over which the body exercises jurisdiction.
  6. All votes taken during a teleconference meeting must be conducted by rollcall.

Meeting Location:

Avance - Akron Building Library, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location:

Avance Front Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042
842 E. Villa St., Pasadena
300 Charles E Young Dr. North, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
3304 Alicia Av, Altadena CA

Teleconference access number: 605-475-6333 code 187887#


  1. Preliminary
    1. Call to order
    2. Roll call
    3. Approval of Agenda
    4. Approval of Meeting Minutes of prior meetings

  2. Communications
    1. Public Comment on Agenda Items

      At this time the board will hear comments from members of the public who wish to speak on an agenda item. Public comment on each item may be limited by the Board based open the number of speakers who wish to be heard. Members of the public who wish to speak on an item should contact the central office directions on process and to establish their order of speaking.

    2. Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items

      At this time members of the public may bring up an item not on the agenda. Board members will hear the item but may not comment or take any action. Board members may ask that the item be placed on a future agenda. The Board may limit the time allocated for such comment and interested members of the public should follow the procedures outlined above for “Agenda Items.”

    3. For Information:
      Report on May financial statements and year-end projections, presented by the Executive Director.

    4. For Information:
      Report on the consolidated application for federal and state funds for 2015-2016, presented by the Executive Director.

    5. For Information:
      Review of the proposed engagement for fiscal audit for 2014-2015, presented by the Executive Director.

    6. For Information:
      Report of the Ad-Hoc Expulsion Committee meeting of June 13, 2015.

    7. For Information:
      Presentation of the Local Control Accountability Plan for 2015-2016 in accordance with the Local Control Funding Formula requirements, presented by the Executive Director.

    8. For Information:
      Review of preparations for the charter renewal appeal to the State Board of Education, presented by the Executive Director.

  3. Items Scheduled for Action 
    1. Ratify the recommendations of the Ad-Hoc Expulsion Committee.
    2. Approval of firm for fiscal audit for 2014-2015.
    3. Approval of LCAP for 2015-2016.
    4. Approval of consolidated application for federal and state funds for 2015-2016.

  4. Closed Session

    Under the authority of Government Code Section 54957 and 54957.6, the Board of Directors may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

    1. Review of legal arguments for administrative review for charter renewal.

  5. Adjournment