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Governing Board Meeting Highlights May 16, 2019
Posted 5/17/19

Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

  • Superintendent Shamieh introduced newly-appointed administrators Daniel Crombie, Will C. Wood High School Assistant Principal, and Ana Farina, Willis Jepson Middle School Assistant Principal. Mrs. Shamieh also shared photos from various district events.

Student Recognition

  • Browns Valley Principal Lynn Benevides and district staff recognized Devin Hall, Browns Valley’s Outstanding Student.
  • Kimme Charter Academy Principal Lois Chancellor recognized Tiare Warren, Kimme’s Outstanding Student.
  • The Board and Superintendent Shamieh honored Buckingham students Sydnee McNeil and Shaelyn Mills, Country High student Kennan Rixey, Vacaville High student Gabriella Salazar, and Will C. Wood High students Sohun Patel and Breanna Marshall for their service to the Board for the 2018-19 school year.

Staff Reports and Presentations

  • Model School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Presentation: Director of Student Attendance and Welfare Ramiro Barron provided an overview of VUSD’s SARB process and the recent Model SARB Recognition. Students Trent Rockdaschel-Forsman, Alaysia Tunstall, and Jennifer Zavala Torres were also recognized for their attendance progress for 2018-19.

Public Hearings – the following public hearings were held:

  1. Buckingham Charter Magnet High School Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2019-20.
  2. Buckingham Charter Magnet High School Budget Proposal for 2019-20.
  3. Kimme Charter Academy Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2019-20.
  4. Kimme Charter Academy Budget Proposal for 2019-20.

Adoption of Buckingham and Kimme’s LCAPs and budget proposals will be held on June 13, 2019.


Action Items – the following items were approved by the Board:

  1. Adoption of Resolution No. 34, 2018-19, Authorizing Instructor to Teach in Departmentalized Classes.
  2. Adoption of Resolution No. 35, 2018-19, Authorizing Instructor to Serve as Staff Developer.
  3. Adoption of Resolution No. 36, 2018-19, Emergency Declaration Regarding 343 Brown Street Buildings B and F Abatement and Demolition Project.
  4. Approval of Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators.
  5. Approval of 2020-21 Student Calendars.
  6. Approval of Contract with Gaynor Telesystems, Inc. for the District Wide Improvements Projects-Alamo Elementary School Phone System Replacement Project.
  7. Approval of Contract with Gaynor Telesystems, Inc. for the District Wide Improvements Projects-Vaca Pena Middle School Phone System Replacement Project.
  8. Approval of Agreement with Mid-Pacific Engineering, Inc. for the Markham Elementary School Improvements Project.
  9. Approval of Agreement with Mid-Pacific Engineering, Inc. for the Vacaville High School Zunino Stadium Improvements Project.
  10. Approval of Agreement with APB Inspection Services for various district projects.