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March 6, 2019

MARCH 6, 2019


Redwood City, California


March 6, 2019

  1. Call to Order

President Dennis McBride called the special board meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. at the Redwood City School District (“RCSD”), 750 Bradford Street, Redwood City.

  1. Welcome

President Dennis McBride welcomed those present. The School Board dispensed with the recital of the pledge.

Present at the Special Board Meeting: President Dennis McBride, Vice-President Janet Lawson, Trustees María Díaz-Slocum, Alisa MacAvoy, and Superintendent John Baker.

Others Present: Linda Montes, Wendy Kelly, Priscilla Aquino-Dichoso, Leslie Stafford, Shana Hacksworth, Chief Deputy County Counsel John Nibbelin, Dominic Dutra from 3D Strategies, and Tom Shannon.

Trustee Márquez was absent from the meeting.

  1. Changes to the Agenda

No changes were made to the agenda.

  1. Approval of Agenda

The board approved the agenda as submitted, (Díaz-Slocum/Lawson; 4-0).

  1. Oral Communication


  1. Discussion Item
  • Role of 3D Strategies, Inc.

Dominic Dutra from 3D Strategies, Inc., Tom Shannon from 3D Strategies, Inc., and Chief Deputy County Counsel John Nibbelein provided the School Board and Superintendent Baker with a presentation about the real estate consulting, strategic planning services, and legal fulfillment offered by 3D Strategies, Inc., and the guidance of Chief Deputy County Counsel John Nibbelin to assist the Redwood City School District with the Planning for the Future Process for leasing schools (Orion Alternative School and Adelante Spanish Immersion School) and the District Office.

Mr. Dutra provided the School District with an estimated timeline for the selection of 7-11 Committee members that meet the demographic requirements, public meetings, 7-11 Committee presentations, School Board approval on resolution of intent to surplus, required notifications, negotiation with public entities, release offering memoranda, review of proposals with School Board and an implementation plan.

Superintendent Baker commented that the Redwood City School District established a 7-11 Committee, prior to the hiring of 3D Strategies. Superintendent Baker further commented that based on the recommendation from Mr. Dutra, the Redwood City School District would review the 7-11 Committee before making a final decision on the final candidates serving in the committee.

7. Adjournment (Action Required)

The board adjourned the meeting at 7:11 p.m. (Lawson, Díaz-Slocum; 4-0).


Alisa MacAvoy, Clerk