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.


Personnel Report

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.


To view CSD Resolution 22-23-01 prescribing terms and authorizing the sale and issuance of series 2022 Measure R Bonds and Refunding Bonds, and Related Actions, please click here.

To view the first supplemental paying agent agreement between CSD and Zions Bancorporation, National Association, please click here.

To view the Escrow Agreement between CSD and U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association, please click here.

To view the CSD General Obligation Bonds Election of 2020, Series 2022 and CSD 2022 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, please click here.

To view CSD’s General Obligation Bonds Election of 2020, Series 2022 and CSD 2022 General Obligation Refunding Bonds Continuing Disclosure Certificate, please click here.

To view the CSD Preliminary Official Statement please click here.

To view the CSD Fiscal Stewardship: Implementing Measure R and Refinancing Opportunity document, please click here.

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


To view the Services Agreement between CSD and RGM Kramer Inc, please click here.

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.


To view the Measure R Construction Program Phase 1 Update, please click here.

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


To view Change Order #1F, please click here.

To view Change Order #1G, please click here.

To view Change Order #1I, please click here.

To view Change Order #2A, please click here.

To view Change Order #2B, please click here.

To view Change Order #2C, please click here.

To view Change Order #2D, please click here.

To view Change Order #2E, please click here.

To view Change Order #2H, please click here.

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.


To view the 2022 Developer Fee Justification Study for CSD, please click here.

Facility Lease Agreements and 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.

To view the CSD 2022-2023 Updated Budget, please click here.


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.


To view Independent Study (Policy and Procedure 6158) Revised, click here.

To view CSD Policy 6158 please click here.

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.