Members present: Members Absent:
Daniel Aljoe - Community At-Large None
Judge Richard Bartalini - Business Organization
David Kirwin - Parent Member
Michael Lane - Community At-Large
John McCormick - Parent Member
Dick Rudloff - Senior Citizen Group
Basil Shiber - Taxpayer Organization
District Staff present: Lorenzo Legaspi, Bob Deluca, Patrick Russell
Call to Order/Roll Call
The meeting was called to order by Judge Richard Bartalini, Chairman at 5:33 PM
Adoption of Agenda
The members adopted the agenda.
Approval of Minutes
The members approved the minutes of the February 16, 2005 meeting as submitted.
Discussion followed regarding if the various funding sources for the projects can be separated out. Bob explained that for each expenditure the various funding sources will be identified by a separate account number. For example, AHS modernization will have various funding sources: of the $8M total , $2M will be funded by Measure C and $6M will be state funding and some Deferred Maintenance funding would also be available for that project. Bob stated that actual dollar allocations for the projects were not in the Measure C ballot language, only the types of projects.
The calculation for each site’s allocation is determined by per pupil count.
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Bob distributed a handout, Construction Update, which gives a
narrative of the three phases currently in progress:
The Facilities Master Plan
was reviewed and approved at the May 24, 2005 board meeting and included: 1) Construction of a new 600 student school,
2-3) relocation of
Patrick Russell distributed the color-coded handout of technology projects that was presented at the committee’s last meeting, stating that new projects will be starting this summer and he will provide an update at the next meeting. The next phase of expenditures include phone system replacement, workgroup switch replacement, MAN connectivity, wiring closet upgrade, and computer operating system upgrade. These costs are all capital expenses, no consulting, administrative, or operating expenditures will be charged against the Measure C funding. He explained that the costs are not discrete but part of the network. The system costs are arbitrarily set by site for bookkeeping purposes, i.e by number of students/employees.
Patrick stated currently the communication system varies from site to site. System change will have everyone in the District on the same system while at the same time reduce operating costs and include more options such as, one place to check all new messages; internal conference calls by site without any outside charges; point of sale food services.
The current $5.6M allocation will have to be reduced. A decision will be made next year to decide what projects will be completed with remaining funding. The AUSD system must have a reliable infrastructure and may have to scale back on applications for now and look to future funding for the applications as they evolve.
Lorenzo reported that the balance of the Measure C bond, Series B of $22M, will be issued by June 30th. There will be a report of the Committee at the next board meeting on June 28th which will be presented by Judge Bartalini. A handout was distributed containing the dates of the committee meetings for the 2005-06 fiscal year. Member terms of office for David Kirwin, John McCormick, and Dick Rudloff have expired and new applications will be offered.
The meeting adjourned at 7:03 PM.
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