October 10, 2018
OCTOBER 10, 2018
REDWOOD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redwood City, California
APPROVED MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
October 10, 2018
- Call to Order
President Díaz-Slocum called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m. at the District Office, Redwood City School District (“RCSD”), 750 Bradford Street, Redwood City.
Present at the Board Meeting: President María Díaz-Slocum, Vice-President Dennis McBride, Janet Lawson, Alisa MacAvoy, Hilary Paulson and Superintendent John Baker.
Others Present: Linda Montes, Wendy Kelly, Priscilla Aquino-Dichoso, Dave Paliughi, Antonio Pérez, Leslie Stafford, Will Robertson, Don Dias, Candy Burns, Mark Newton, Will Robertson, Olakunle Gbadamosi, Martin Cervantes.
President Díaz-Slocum welcomed those present. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
- Changes to the Agenda
No changes were made to the agenda.
- Approval of Agenda
The board approved the agenda as amended, (Lawson, McBride; 5-0)
- Oral Communication
Robyn Estrada, parent, expressed that there had been an issue with Transportation Services for the October 9th field trip for GATE students to visit the San José Tech Museum. Ms. Estrada expressed that the field trip had been organized and confirmed by teacher Jeanne Martin. Ms. Estrada further expressed that parents had been notified the day of the field trip that no transportation services were available to pick up students; therefore, students were unable to go on their field trip. Ms. Estrada commented that parents and students were frustrated and disappointed.
Kyle Estrada, GATE student, addressed the School Board by stating that he was disappointed that he and his classmates were unable to visit the San José Tech Museum.
In response to Ms. Estrada’s and Kyle’s comments, Ms. Wendy Kelly thanked them both for speaking to the School Board and commented that the District will work harder to assure that technical issues such as this one do not occur in the future.
- Action Items (Action Required)
6.1 Measure T Bond Program Budget Study, Update and Adoption
Will Robertson, Program Manager for RGM Associates and Don Dias, Bond Program Director provided the School Board and Superintendent Baker with an update on the Bond Program’s budget study
The School Board approved the budget update and study. (Paulson, McBride; 5-0). President Díaz-Slocum (Ayes) Vice-President McBride (Ayes) Trustee Lawson (Ayes) Trustee MacAvoy (Ayes) Trustee Paulson (Ayes)
6.2 Approval of State Eligibility Funding Proposal with Williams and Associates, LLC.
The School Board approved the State Eligibility Funding Proposal with Williams and Associates, LLC. (McBride, MacAvoy; 5-0).
President Díaz-Slocum (Ayes)
Vice-President McBride (Ayes)
Trustee Lawson (Ayes)
Trustee MacAvoy (Ayes)
Trustee Paulson (Ayes)
7. Adjournment (Action Required)
The board adjourned the meeting at 7:43 p.m. (Lawson/Paulson; 5-0).
Janet Lawson, Clerk