Contracted Speech Therapists
The Board approved an agreement with Pacific Coast Speech Services for a part-time speech therapist to support current speech caseloads through the end of the traditional school year, as well as a full-time speech therapist to cover an employee leave from January through June of 2019, at a total cost not to exceed $103,000.
Updated Classified Job Descriptions
The district routinely reviews classified job descriptions to determine if revisions to job duties and/or adjustments to salary schedules are needed. In December, the Board approved an updated job description for the Account Clerk position, including a change in title to Accounting Technician and an increase in the pay rate from Range 26 to Range 27. The Lead Sprinkler/Gardening Technician job description was also updated and renamed Lead Grounds/Irrigation Technician with no change in salary.
Revised Management Job Description
The job description for the administrative cabinet position Administrative Director, Human Resources/Induction was revised to include additional areas of responsibility and retitled as Executive Director, Human Resources/Induction. There was no change in salary.
Inspection Services for the Landell Child Nutrition Services Project
The Board approved inspection services agreements for the Landell Child Nutrition Services Project. Work on this project is expected to be completed by May 10, 2019.
- Inspector of Record services by AW Industries at a not-to-exceed cost of $70,400
- Materials testing and special inspection services by River City Testing at a not-to-exceed cost of $20,262
Swain License to Use Agreement
The License to Use Agreement with Wisdom Mission School and Chapel for classroom space at Swain Elementary School was extended through June 30, 2019, at the same monthly rate of $4,040.28.
Reimbursement Agreement for Election Costs
The Board ratified an agreement with the City of Cypress for reimbursement of election costs not to exceed $12,500 related to the placement of Measure M on the November 6, 2018, ballot. Melia Homes, Inc. will subsequently reimburse the district for these costs.
2017/18 Audit Report
The audit report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018, prepared by Nigro & Nigro, PC, was presented to the Board.
2018/19 First Interim Financial Report
The district is required to submit a First Interim Financial Report by December 15 of each year reflecting actual revenue and expenses as of October 31 as well as projected revenue and expenses through June 30. The board certified the district's 2018/19 First Interim Financial Report and authorized filing a positive certification with the Orange County Department of Education and California Department of Education. A Second Interim Financial Report will be presented to the Board in March 2019.
Cypress Education Foundation Board of Directors
The Cypress Education Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of five members – the Superintendent, two directors appointed annually by the Superintendent, and two directors and an alternate appointed annually by the Board of Trustees. At the December meeting, the Board appointed Christine Barnes and Christie Parker as directors and Ethel Bowman as alternate director for 2019.
Updated Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, and Board Bylaw
The following updated Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, and Board Bylaw were adopted by the Board.
BP 1100 Communication with the Public
BP 3290 Gifts, Grants, and Bequests
AR 3320 Claims and Actions Against the District
AR 3460 Financial Reports and Accountability
BP 4114 Transfers
BP 5141.6 School Health Services
AR 5141.6 School Health Services
BP 5144.1 Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process
AR 5144.1 Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process
BP 6190 Evaluation of the Instructional Program
BB 9110 Terms of Office
All Cypress School District Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, and Board Bylaws can be viewed