Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of April 28, 2018 9:00AM

posted Apr 23, 2018, 1:56 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Apr 23, 2018, 1:58 PM ]

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 roll call.


Meeting Location:

Avance Main Office, 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

These locations will host a teleconference location: 

        115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042 

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 on 03/24/18 and 04/14/18.


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.”

1.  For Information:

 of resignation from Avance Board Member Jose Varela, presented by the Executive Director. 

2.  For Action:

of induction of new board member(s), Noemí Lujan Pérez and Rosalinda Meza, presented by the Executive Director.  

3.  For Action and Approval:

 of the Lift Proposal Work and Financing via TEQ Lease at 115 N Avenue 53, presented by the Executive and Development Director. 

4.  For Information:

Overview of the Form 700 Filing and Review of Conflict of Interest Requirements for all Board Members and Leadership, presented by the Executive Director. 

5.  For Information:

Overview of the Progress for 2016-2017 Fiscal Audit, presented by the Executive Director. 

6.  For Information:

Overview of the Upcoming Financial Policies and Internal Control Training to Staff, presented by the Executive Director. 

7.  For Information:

Overview of the 2017-2018 Year-End Fiscal Projections and Review of Preliminary Parameters for 2018-2019 Draft Budget, presented by the Finance Committee and Charter Impact. 

8.  For Information: 

1.     Executive Director's Report, presented by the Executive Director

2.     Principal's Report, presented by the Principal.

3.   Operations Director's Report, presented by the Operations Director

4.     Development Director's Report, presented by the Development Director


3.     Closed Session

Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.9, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

1. Executive Director Performance Evaluations (§54956.9) for 2017-2018


      4. Adjournment