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Measure A
Audience: School Board

Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

  • Superintendent’s Update: Superintendent Shamieh honored Hemlock teacher Angelo Marubayashi for applying lifesaving emergency first aid for one of his students. Mrs. Shamieh also reported on the following events: Hour of Code activities at several school sites; Banks Integration Group Job Shadow Day; English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) Career Fair held for Vacaville High and Jepson Middle School students; recent articles in Vacaville Magazine highlighting Buckingham Charter Magnet High School and Jepson Middle School; Will C. Wood Singers’ Madrigal Dinner 2016; and Vacaville Ballet Company’s “The Nutcracker”, featuring several VUSD student performers.
  • Markham Children’s Choir: Markham students, led by Director Kim Alexander-Yarbor, performed for the Board.


    Oaths of Office

    New Governing Board Trustee Tracee Stacy was sworn-in by Supervisor John Vasquez. Incumbent Trustees John Jansen, Michael Kitzes, Sherie Mahlberg, and Shawn Windham were sworn-in by Superintendent Jane Shamieh.


    Election of VUSD Governing Board Officers for the term December 8, 2016 – December 7, 2017

    Board members were elected as follows:

    President: Michael Kitzes

    Vice President: Shawn Windham

    Clerk: Sherie Mahlberg

    Secretary: Jane Shamieh


    New Business – the following items were approved by the Board:

  1. Approval of the 2016-17 First Interim Report.
  2. Approval of Kairos Public School Vacaville Academy (KPSVA) Charter Revision.
  3. Approval of Unrepresented Employee Group Salary Schedule for 2016-17.
  4. Approval of Contracts with Sierra School Equipment and Campbell Keller for the Jepson Modernization Project.
  5. Approval of Contract with Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. for the Markham Toilet Relocation Project.
  6. Approval Contract Amendment #1 with Rainforth Grau Architects for the VHS New Classroom Buildings Project.
  7. Approval of Contract Amendment #1 with Hibser Yamauchi Architects, Inc. for the ISP Tenant Improvement Project.
  8. Approval of Contract Amendment #2 with Mid Pacific Engineering, Inc. for the VHS Parking Lot and Tennis Court Project.
  9. Approval of Contract Amendment #3 with Architectural Nexus, Inc. for the Sierra Vista Campus Conversion Project.
  10. Approval of the following contract change orders:
  • Change order #1 with RT Gonzales, Inc. dba Signs Now for the Sierra Vista Campus Conversion Project.
  • Change order #1 for Pacific Power & Systems, Inc. for the Jepson Modernization Project.
  • Change order #1 with Silver Creek Industries, Inc. for the Sierra Vista Modular Science Classroom Project.
  • Change order #3 with de Rutte Builders Corporation on the Elm Campus ADA Improvement Project.

The Board also discussed the following item under New Business:

  • Nominations for 2017 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate(s)
    • The Board did not nominate additional candidates to represent Sub-Region 3-C, Solano County, to the CSBA Delegate Assembly; VUSD Trustee Shelley Dally is a current CSBA Delegate.
Posted by: Teresa Flores
Published: 12/9/16