Meeting Minutes for 04/10/2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

I. Call to Order at ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬7:05 p.m.,
Roll call: Geronimo Bernard, Brian Coyle, Gloria Faircloth, Ian Llewellyn, Jim Smith, and Kaya Westling.

Designated taker of minutes: Brian Coyle and timekeeper: Ian Llewellyn.

II. Adoption of the Agenda (as written or as amended).

If amended: moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Brian Coyle, ayes: 4, nays____, abstain___, absent: 1, motion approved.

III. Patriotic Observance

Peggy noted it was “equal pay day.”

IV. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings

Approval of Minutes of February 13 and March 13 Meetings. Moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Brian Coyle, ayes: 4, nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent: 1, motion approved.

V. Recognitions

John Holland hung the 100 year old student desk in the library and installed a shelf below it.

VI. Public Comment (This is the time for the public to comment on items that are not on the agenda. Board members or staff may respond briefly or ask for clarifications, but no Board action will be taken.)

Peggy Lynch – Concerned with Acalanes Union High School District (AUHSD) changing its inter-district transfer policy. Concerned with AUHSD new 2019 school calendar that will have school start on August 9th.


Both groups busy planning “speak easy” fundraiser. Been meeting every week for past month. Goal is for each family to sell 4 tickets. There are 50 to 56 families in school.

VIII. Board Mail

IX. Reports
a. Superintendent’s Report
1. Facility

Tree work: $15,950.

Fire Alarm/suppression inspection: Tyco Simplex Grinnell $1,200 for the inspection. All wiring is good. Strobe not working in bathroom. Back up batteries need to be replaced.

Brian and Kaya continue to investigate fire alarms system replacement. An “open source” control box runs $500. Inspections are ½ price of the Tyco SimplexGrinnell. Need to investigate link to MOFD.

Propane costs $7.50 a gallon. Board can write a letter to the State AG, contact “7 on your side.”

2. Budget

Next year we may have to put more money into maintenance.

Ken Pitts wants to do a graduation ceremony at Canon School., $28 a child, $2,000 total. School short of funds cannot pay for it. CATSS may consider it.

3. Employment

Gloria’s position has been posted on EdJoin.

4. After School Program

5. Lunch Program

b. Principal’s Report
1. Staffing

2. Curriculum

c. Board Policy Project

d. Other Reports and Requests by Board Members

Issue of Acalanes District new policy on inter-district transfers. Please see attached Resolution. This will be voted on at next meeting.

X. Discussion Items

XI. Action Items

Resolution 2018 04 10 A. Approve Inter-district Transfer for Student # 2018 04 10A.
Moved by: Ian Llewellyn, seconded by: Kaya Westling, ayes: 4 , nays:_____, abstain:_____, absent: 1, motion approved.

XII. Adjournment at 7:45 p.m. to next regular Board meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.