Excerpts from the Special Meeting of the Cypress School District 
Board of Trustees held on July 11, 2019
Facilities Master Plan: Staff provided the Board with an update on the district's Facilities Master Plan, including progress to date, District Office needs, District Office options, and possible next steps. The Board directed staff to move forward with preparation of a Request for Proposals offering up to 6.2 acres of the District Office property for sale or lease.
Excerpts from the Regular Meeting of the Cypress School District 
Board of Trustees held on July 11, 2019
Staff Report – Breakfast Program: Brenda Marquez-Flores, Director of Child Nutrition Services, provided an update on the district’s breakfast program. Board Members were served samples of an egg and cheese breakfast sandwich and berry smoothie that are prepared fresh in the district's kitchen.  
Annual Agreement Renewal: An agreement with the Orange County Health Care Agency for Educationally Related Mental Health Services was approved for the 2019/20 school year at a not-to-exceed cost of $50,000.

Transportation Services for Boys & Girls Club of Greater Anaheim-Cypress: The Board approved a one-year extension of an agreement with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Anaheim-Cypress (formerly Boys & Girls Club of Cypress) to transport students from various schools within the district to the Club. Fees charged to the Club cover the driver and bus costs.  

Transportation Services for Cypress Community Festival: The Board approved renewal of an agreement with the Cypress Community Festival Association to provide parking lot shuttle services during the festival on July 27, 2019. The Festival Association will pay a flat fee of $350, which covers the driver's salary and operational costs for the bus.  

Revised 2019/20 Academic Calendars: Revised 2019/20 academic calendars were approved, moving the date for Open House from March 5, 2020, to April 2, 2020, for traditional calendar schools and from March 5, 2020, to May 7, 2020, for Landell. 

Updated Job Descriptions: District and union representatives regularly review classified job descriptions to determine if updates and/or salary adjustments are warranted. An updated job description for Credentials Analyst/HR Specialist was approved, and an updated job description for Library Clerk with a salary increase was approved. 

Agreement with Playworks Education Energized: Playworks Education Energized is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play. The Board approved an agreement with Playworks for a new Playworks Coach program at Arnold School, support for King School as they transition from the Playworks Coach program to the TeamUp and Recess Reboot programs, and a second round of districtwide professional development for Student Activity Supervisors during the 2019/20 school year at a total cost of $88,000. 

Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County: A five-year agreement was approved with Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County to provide preventative and restorative dental services to income-eligible students throughout the district, including the State Preschool program, at no cost to the district.  

Student Lunch Price Increase: Federal regulations require that school districts participating in the National School Lunch Program analyze their school meal prices each year to ensure that 1) they are not charging less for school meals than it costs to produce them, 2) Federal funds intended for free and reduced-price meals are not subsidizing paid student meals, and 3) schools have adequate funding to provide nutritious meals for all students. As a result, the price for a school lunch will increase from $2.95 to $3.00 effective the 2019/20 school year.

Disposal of District-Owned Personal Property: The Board declared two pieces of production copy equipment (booklet finisher and sorter), both over 15 years old, as obsolete and authorized recycling for scrap metal.  

New Copier Equipment: The Board approved a three-year lease agreement with Insight Investments, LLC for 13 Konica Minolta copiers for use at school sites and the District Office at a total cost of $70,128.

Education Technology Joint Powers Authority Membership: The Board adopted a resolution authorizing the district to become a member of the Education Technology Joint Powers Authority, a consortium of educational agencies in California formed for the purpose of negotiating competitively priced digital technology contracts. There is no cost to the district for membership.  

Updated Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, and Board Bylaws: The following updated Board Policies, Administrative Regulations, and Board Bylaw were adopted by the Board:

BP/AR 1312.1 Complaints Concerning District Employees 
BP/AR 3250 Transportation Fees
BP 3510 Green School Operations
BP/AR 3511 Energy and Water Management
AR 3514 Environmental Safety
BP/AR 3540 Transportation
BP 4119.22/4219.22/4319.22 Dress and Grooming
BP/AR 5131.2 Bullying
BP/AR 5132 Dress and Grooming
BB 9220 Board of Trustees Elections
Williams Legislation Uniform Complaints: The Board received a report indicating the district received no complaints regarding deficiencies related to instructional materials, emergency or urgent facilities conditions that might pose a threat to the health or safety of students or staff, or teacher vacancy or misassignment during the fourth quarter of the 2018/19 school year.
Excerpts from the Special Meeting of the Cypress School District 
Board of Trustees held on July 15, 2019
Request for Proposals for District Office Property: The Board approved issuance of a Request for Proposals for the sale, lease, or ground lease of up to 6.2 acres of the District Office property as permitted by Cypress Municipal Code PS-1A zoning. 

Agreement with NAI Capital, Inc.: The Board approved an agreement with NAI Capital to serve as the district's exclusive agent responsible for marketing the District Office property to potential buyers or lessees. 
Additional information from the July Board Meetings is available  here .
Regular Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2019 - Open Session 7:00 p.m.
Candi Kern - Sandra Lee - Brian Nakamura - Bonnie Peat - Lydia Sondhi, Ph.D. 
Anne Silavs