(arrived 6:55 p.m.)
Assistant Superintendent Blakley informed the Board that tests of the swimming pool at the High School indicate the leakage problem is located in the return gutter or top 18” of the pool wall and that the leaks had stopped.
Tom Wortham thanked the Board, Perry and Blakley
for providing the high school with people and programs to assist the students; thanked Whiting-Casey for energizing the student body and the student government, asked Board to consider adding more sections for Algebra to reduce class size.
reported that this was the first budget revision for the 2005/06 school year, that the largest item is the projected property tax which will be monitored during the year, it would add $502,000 to the revenue, there are minor adjustments to parcel tax, salary (the reduction in STRS contributions) cautioned that STRS issue is still on the table; other revisions included adjusted “Books and Supplies” to reflect carryover, deferred revenue items, non-discretionary carryovers, carryover in discretionary funds, suggested not to release all of unused facility utility funds but adjust budget to reflect carryover, that Board has discretion to make changes.
recommended approval of the revisions with the addition of a math section at the High School.
reported that Pacific Oaks School
probably is proposing to pay off their back rent over several more years.
said that it would not be appropriate or fair to other tenants for Pacific Oaks
to be paying a reduced rent because of failure to make payments.