Avance Executive Board – Special Meeting of February 10, 2018 9:00AM

posted Feb 7, 2018, 4:10 PM by Marcelo Olmos   [ updated Mar 20, 2018, 2:19 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

        11709 Norino Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90601

        1932 Yosemite Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        5137 Maywood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041

        2365 Sherwood Road, San Marino, CA 91108

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 - Held.


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 Charter Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the California State Board of Education and Academia Avance Charter School through June 30, 2020, presented by the Executive Director & Board President.

4.     For Action and Approval:

of the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Form for on-boarding of Alex Flores, CTE Instructor for Arts, Media & Entertainment, presented by the Development Director.


3.     Closed Session


Under the authority of Government Code Section 54956.8, the Avance Executive Board may recess to Closed Session to consider these items:

1. Conference with Real Property Negotiations (§ 54956.8): Review of Lease for 2365 Pasadena Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90031.

           4. Adjournment