Board Briefs: Nov. 14, 2023
Here are a few highlights from the Nov. 14 board meeting (the full agenda packet is available):
Board hears update on Measure P and a potential November 2024 bond measure
Isom Advisors, a partner of the district, provided a tax rate presentation to the board and a timeline of steps to a potential November 2024 bond measure. In order to effectively address the district’s facilities improvements, significant capital improvement funds are needed. The current capital need is projected to be above $2 billion. The board heard about the district’s tax base, historically assessed values, Measure P plan of finance, tax rate estimates, and historical and projected tax rates with a 2024 election. The full presentation is available.
Board approves proposals to conduct community outreach and public research for a potential November 2024 bond
The board approved a proposal from The Lew Edwards Group to conduct community outreach in order to solicit feedback for a potential November 2024 bond. Additionally, the board approved a proposal from Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3 Research) to conduct public opinion research for a potential November 2024 bond.
In other news…
The board approved a contract for Lisa Grant-Dawson to serve as interim Chief Financial Officer while the district conducts a recruitment and selection process for a permanent candidate.
The board adopted a resolution recognizing Kids Helping Kids, a student-led nonprofit at Del Campo High School, for earning first place in the annual Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) competition.
The board approved the proposed fee restructuring for fee-based Early Childhood Education programs, including Discovery Club and Early Learning Academy.
The board set their annual organizational meeting for Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
The next regular board meeting will be held on Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.sanjuan.edu/boardmeeting for details. You can also view videos of prior board meetings on the district’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/SanJuanUnified.