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October 25, 2021 - Special Meeting


Redwood City, California


October 25, 2021


1.         Call to Order  


President MacAvoy called the special board meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. via Zoom Teleconference Meeting. 


Present at the Special Board Meeting: President Alisa MacAvoy; Vice-President Díaz-Slocum; Trustees Cecilia I. Márquez, Janet Lawson and Mike Wells; and Superintendent Baker. 


2.         Welcome


2.1     Welcome


President MacAvoy welcomed those present.  The School Board dispensed with the Pledge of Allegiance.    


Others Present During the Special Board Meeting:  Don Dias, Will Robertson, Sarah Garrett, Kyle Brumbaugh and Eliana García.


3.         Changes to the Agenda


No changes were made to the agenda. 


4.         Approval of Agenda


The board approved the agenda as submitted, (Lawson, Wells; 5-0).


5.         Oral Communication




6.         Action Items


6.1     Recommendation re:  Measure T Bond Program Budget Study, Update and Adoption


The Bond Program Team, comprised of Don Dias, Will Robertson, and Sarah Garrett provided the School Board with a detailed presentation showcasing the Bond Program’s budget report and an update on construction projects district-wide. 


In conclusion, the Bond Program Team asked for approval on the proposed budget, ask the School Board for direction on the proposed budget and asked for authorization on approximately $90k to move program contingencies.


Will Robertson, Program Manager, provided the School Board with information regarding the potential future project list, which included: Orion Alternative Lunch Shelter Option 1 (Master Plan), Orion Alternative Lunch Shelter Option 2 (Tables and Umbrellas), Roosevelt Slope Stabilization, Garfield Rear Parking Lot, MUB Transfer Switches for Trailer Generator at 9 Open School Sites, and Closeout Modernization Completion Scope. 


Superintendent Baker expressed that Principal Rivera would certainly be in favor of Orion Alternative Lunch Shelter Option 1.  Superintendent Baker commented that moving forward with Option 1 would provide the younger students to accessibility to take their lunch and proceed to the lunch shelters at a much shorter distance.  Superintendent Baker further commented that he would meet with Principal Rivera later in the week to corroborate that Option 1 is the option that she and the Orion Alternative community would favor.


All board members were in favor of moving forward with Option 1 for Orion Alternative Lunch Shelter.


Trustee Márquez made a motion to approve Option 1 for Orion Alternative Lunch Shelter; approve the future project lists and the budget report, Vice-President Díaz-Slocum second the motion, (Márquez/Díaz-Slocum; 5-0).
President MacAvoy (Ayes)
Vice-President Díaz-Slocum (Ayes)
Trustee Márquez (Ayes)
Trustee Lawson (Ayes)
Trustee Wells (Ayes)


7.         Adjournment (Action Required)


The board adjourned the meeting at 7:27 p.m. (Wells/Díaz-Slocum; 5-0).




Cecilia I. Márquez, Clerk