Board of Education Information
The following amended document is being presented at tonights Regular Board Meeting 4/15/14
TITLE: CONSIDERATION OF SIMI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MODERNIZATION AND SEISMIC RETROFITTING
Business & Facilities
April 15, 2014
Prepared by: Lowell Schultze, Interim Assistant Superintendent Business & Facilities
On February 4, 2014, the Board of Education acted to relocate staff and students from Simi Elementary School to Mountain View Elementary School The Board did not make a decision regarding whether to seismically retrofit the Administration Building, or to modernize Simi Elementary School.
The projected cost for seismic retrofit and modernization of the Simi Elementary School Administration Building is $6,300,000. The projected cost to modernize all other facilities on campus is $3,294,402 to
$4,294,402 depending on the amount and extent of modernization. An additional $650,000 would be needed for re-roofing and replacement of worn HVAC units. Attached Exhibit "A" lists the proposed improvements and their estimated costs. In 2006, the Board allocated $2,769,402 for the modernization of Simi Elementary School.
Staff is recommending the following:
- Refrain from seismic retrofit and modernization of the Administration Building, which has a total estimated cost of $6,300,000;
Refrain from modernization of the rest of the campus, which has a total estimated cost of $3,294,402 to $4,294,402 depending on the amount and extent of modernization desired; or
B) AMENDED RECOMMENDATION: Move forward with planning and design for the main campus (excluding the Administration building) to determine main campus modernization cost with targeted usability by the district in the 2017-2018 school year.
- Other action as determined by the Board of Education.
On motion of Trustee , seconded by Trustee and carried by a roll-call vote of , the Board of Education acted to:
seismic retrofit and modernization of the Administration Building, and to:
modernization of the rest of the campus. or:
RESULTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2013
Rob Collins, Board President (December 2013 through December 2014)
Jeanne Davis, Clerk of the Board (December 2013 through December 2014)
Arleigh Kidd, Member of the Board
Debbie Sandland, Member of the Board
Dan White, Member of the Board
The five members of the Board of Education are elected by the voters to four-year terms. The Board members are committed to providing the best educational programs for all students. The Board is responsible for the overall operation of the District. The Board appointed superintendent (Dr. Kathryn Scroggin) administers policy, manages the budget, supervises staff and make recommendations concerning the District's operation. The Board selected Trustee Collins as Board President and Trustee Davis as Board Clerk at the annual organizational meeting which was held December 10, 2013.
Board agendas and minutes are available to the right. Just click and open the folder.
"The regular Board of Education meetings are held as posted. Any revision to the posted dates requires Board approval. The meetings are recorded pursuant to Government Code Section 4953.5(b) and held in the City of Simi Council Chambers, 2929 Tapo Canyon Road, beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. The agenda is posted for a minimum of 72 hours prior to Board meeting dates on this web page, at the entrance to the District Educational Services Center at 875 E. Cochran Street, and all District school sites. Special Board meeting notices are posted 24 hours prior to the meeting and held in the Floyd Binns Room, Educational Services Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. A full agenda packet with explanatory materials is available for public review at the District Office or by clicking on the appropriate folder to the right. Once you click on the link, you will be able to access meeting agendas and minutes for that particular meeting.
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A printable list of 2012-13 Board of Education meeting dates is available here .
A printable list of 2013-14 Board of Education meeting dates is available here.
Minutes are posted on-line after approval at the next regular Board meeting.