All Board reports can be found on Agenda Online. Not all items listed on the Board Agenda are included in these Highlights.
Student Presentation: San Ramon Elementary School students shared their top 5 reasons why they love their school. Here’s the link to the video they shared: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nfhhq7tmM4A&fbclid=IwAR20ZwjJ3uwjtN2IinpEUwheFgvEInHKufTtfVg5J62wT0gIYYidwwDqf0Y&app=desktop
Non-Agenda Public Comment: Community members commented on the maintenance, grounds and operations building on C Street, parcel tax, and teacher salaries.
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
CERTIFICATED STAFF RETENTION DATA: The Board was provided information regarding certificated staff retention data from 2013-2019 for NUSD. Certificated staff retention is critical to any school district and, therefore, certificated staff retention data is tracked annually. See Item 14.a. for the presentation and survey results.
ANTI-VAPING/TOBACCO INITIATIVE: Presentation tonight updating the Board of Trustees on the components of the anti-vaping/tobacco work taking place in the NUSD. Each secondary school has a team peer advocates educating fellow students on vaping and tobacco. The report and presentation can be found under Items 14.b.
PARCEL TAX MEASURE: Kris Cosca and Charles Heath, TBWB, presented a resolution to call for a parcel tax election on March 3, 2020. The Board approved the resolution to renew the current parcel tax and increase it by $125. This increase would generate an additional $2 million more per year, raising $6 million annually for the district. More information can be found under Item 13.a.
MAINTENANCE, OPERATIONS & TRANSPORTATION RESTRUCTURING PLAN: The Board approved the restructuring plan presented by Yancy Hawkins to create operational savings and create efficiencies in the department. The restructure plan and organizational chart can be found under Item 13.b.
MEASURE G BOND – DEFERRED MAINTENANCE ALLOCATIONS: This presentation focused solely on Measure G Bond Deferred Maintenance (DM), specifically the DM needs for a 10-year span between 2020 and 2030. The Board approved the Modified DM for Life of Bond option which sets aside about $44 million from Measure G for deferred maintenance. This item can be found under Item 13.d.
Recordings of Board meetings can be found on NCTV’s YouTube Channel and NCTV reruns meetings on Comcast local Channel 30.
Next Board Meetings: December 17, 2019, 7 pm, Regular Board Meeting
January 14, 2020, 7 pm, Regular Board Meeting