Avance Executive Board – Regular Meeting of December 09, 2017 9:00AM

posted Dec 6, 2017, 9:14 AM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Dec 12, 2017, 12:53 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 

        839 S. Gramercy Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90005

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 11/18/2017.


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 Action and Approval:

 of the final 2017-2018 Audit Report by Nigro & Nigro, presented by the Executive Director.

4.     For Action and Approval:

of the Resolution on Amicus Brief to the Federal Court Suit appeal by Santa Clara County and City of San Francisco, enjoined by Academia Avance, presented by the Executive Director.

5.    For Information:

review of the 2017-2018 Con App Spring Reporting, presented by the Executive Director.

6.    For Information:

review of the Ralph M Brown Act Training for Academia Avance Executive Board and Staff Members, presented by the Executive Director.

7.    For Information:

     Co-Principal's Follow-Up Report from 11/18/2017


3.     Closed Session


             No closed session. 


           4. Adjournment