CSD Board Briefing
Cambrian School District, August 4, 2022
Adoption of Consent Agenda Items
The Governing Board voted to accept the consent agenda items. Items listed under the consent agenda motion are considered to be a regular course of procedure and are acted on by the Board of Trustees in one motion. There is no discussion of these items prior to the Board vote unless a member of the Board, staff, or the public requests specific items be discussed and/or removed from the agenda. It is understood that the administration recommends approval on all consent items. Each item on the consent agenda approved by the Board of Trustees shall be deemed to have been considered in full and adopted as recommended.
The Governing Board approved the Personnel Report as part of the consent agenda. The Personnel Report reflects staffing changes throughout the District.
To view the Personnel Report, click here.
Approval of Administrative Position: Vice Principal
The Governing Board approved the hiring of a new Vice Principal for Price Middle School. Mr. Dan Nevo began his new position, coming to the Cambrian School District with a diverse and rich background.
A graduate of Tel Aviv University with a degree in industrial engineering, Mr. Nevo has a masters degree in education from National University and an MBA in operations, innovations and technology from Santa Clara University. Most recently, Mr. Nevo served as first a math teacher, then the principal of summer school for Jefferson Union High School District in Daly City.
He also worked for over eight years as the director of field operations and director of logistics and operations engineering for Deliv. Before that, Mr. Nevo was a high school math teacher at Overfelt/Palo Alto Preparatory. He began his adult career as an Air Force officer in the Israeli Defense Forces. Cambrian School District welcomes Mr. Nevo and looks forward to a productive school year!
Measure R: Resolution 22-23-01: Terms and Authorizing The Sale and Issuance of Series 2022 Measure R Bonds, Refunding Bonds, and Related Actions
The Governing Board voted to adopt Resolution 22-22-01: Authorizing the Sale and Issuance of Measure R Bonds within the stated parameters. On November 3, 2020, 61% of voters within the District voted to approve Measure R. The Board will have the opportunity to consider the adoption of a Resolution authorizing the sale of the second series (Series 2022 Bonds) of Measure R general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $38,680,000.
In addition, the Resolution:
• Authorizes the sale to an underwriter to be selected using a competitive selection process
• Approves various financing documents in draft form, and authorizes certain District officials to execute the final versions of the documents with information from the sale
• Prescribes certain terms and conditions of the Bonds, including the payment dates, the method of interest calculation, and bond redemption and defeasance procedures.
Measure R: Award Construction Management Contract
The Governing Board voted to approve awarding the Construction Management Services to RGM Kramer Inc. On March 3, 2022, the Board extended the contract for Construction Management Services of potential Measure R projects to RGM Kramer Inc. through June 30, 2022. Cambrian School District wishes to renew the Construction Management Services contract with RGM Kramer Inc. for the continuity of success with our Measure R projects.
Term of Agreement: 7/1/22 to 6/30/25
Estimated Compensation for the three years: Not to exceed $567,450
7/1/22 to 6/30/23: Not to exceed $180,000
7/1/23 to 6/30/24: Not to exceed $189,000
7/1/24 to 6/30/25: Not to exceed $198,450
Measure R Project Update
Cheryl Demeyer and Rick Kramer from RGM Kramer updated the Governing Board on the current Measure R Phase 1 Modernization Project.
Measure R: Change Orders 1F-I, 2A-E, and 2H - Phase 1 Modernization Projects
The Governing Board voted to approve the nine necessary change orders 1F-I, 2A-E, and 2H, in connection with the Phase 1 Modernization Projects. In accordance with the District's change order approval process, the following change orders are in connection with the Phase 1 Modernization Project to replace the aging HVAC systems at Bagby, Fammatre, Farnham, Sartorette, and Price Middle School.
The total change orders for larger modernization projects typically range from 6% - 8%. The attached charge orders are the second round of changes on our summer construction projects. The attached change orders total $250,210.10 which represents a 2.3% change of the total contracts listed of $10,715,473.
1F: Smith & Sons Electric (Farnham & Sartorette) $38,065.83
1G: Stephen Ciari Plumbing and Heating, Inc. (Farnham & Sartorette) $25,377.51
1I: PARC Specialty Contractors (Bagby, Fammatre, & Price) $5,361.44
2A: Beals Martin and Associates, Inc. (Bagby, Fammatre, & Price) $63,462
2B: Pfeiffer Electric (Bagby, Fammatre, & Price) $16,598.68
2C: MBS Engineering (Bagby, Fammatre, & Price) $55,467.64
2D: Smith Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing (Bagby, Fammatre, & Price) $0
2E: Beals Martin and Associates, Inc. (Farnham & Sartorette) $13,326
2H: O.C. McDonald Co., Inc. (Farnham & Sartorette) $47,490
Developer Fee Justification Study
Chief Financial Officer, Dr. John Pappalardo presented the results of the 2022 Developer Fee Justification Study. Cambrian School District collects developer fees on any new and additional construction of residential and commercial buildings within the district boundaries. In order for the District to increase the developer fee charges to match the new rates by the State Allocation Board, the District is required to conduct a Developer Fee Justification study.
On May 19, 2022, the Board approved to move forward with a Fee Justification Study with SchoolWorks Inc. to increase our developer fee rates.
Facility Lease Agreements and Daily Facility Rental Usage and Rates
The Governing Board and staff discussed long term facility lease agreements and the daily facility rental usage and rates.
Budget: 45 Day Revision 2022-23
The Governing Board approved the 2022-23 Budget changes as presented. Chief Financial Officer, Dr. John Pappalardo, will provide a brief 45-day budget revision as per Ed Code 42127H. This provision specifies that no later than 45 days after the Governor signs the State Budget Districts shall communicate the impact of the amended State Budget on the Districts budget.
Board Policy and Procedure 6158: Independent Study (First Reading)
The Governing Board reviewed the revised Board Policy and Procedure to provide input. One of the roles of the Governing Board is to ensure District Board policies are reviewed, added, removed and kept up to date in order to keep the District legally compliant. The Governing Board discussed the following policy in order to allow the District to remain in compliance.
Governing Board Office Hours
The Board discussed a plan to provide direction on implementing regular, open-door meetings with community members. The Governing Board recognizes the value to promote accessibility to the community. This is an opportunity for the Board of Trustees to continue the discussion of implementing regular, open-door meetings with community members for the 2022-23 school year.