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Mountain View Whisman School District

Agenda Item for Board Meeting of 12/6/2018

Agenda Category:  Contracts

Agenda Item Title:  Contract(s) for Ratification or Review

Estimated Time: 

Person Responsible:  Robert Clark, Ed.D., Chief Business Officer


On November 19, 2015, the District's Governing Board approved Resolution No. 1580.11/15 delegating authority to award contracts to the District's Superintendent, Chief Business Officer, Associate Superintendent(s), and Assistant Superintendent(s) pursuant to Education Code sections 17604 and 17605.


All contracts approved by those authorized to do so pursuant to that delegation authority are to be submitted to the District's Governing Board for ratification. Contracts that do not, however, involve an expenditure in excess of the bid limits specified in Public Contract Code section 20111 need only be reviewed by the District's Governing Board every 60 days.  The applicable bid limits are $15,000 for construction contracts and $88,300 in 2017 (adjusted annually) for the purchase of equipment, materials, supplies, non-construction services, or repairs including maintenance.


Presented for ratification are the following contract(s):

  1. Accountable School Staffing - Provide Theuerkauf School with a Special Ed Teacher $112,200


Presented for review are the following contract(s):

  1. Orchid Interpreting, Inc. -  Provides IEP (Individualized Educational Plan) translation services to Special Ed families $32,000
  2. Rhythm and Moves - Addendum to original contract adjusting the number of classes estimated for an additional $18,540 
  3. Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children - Transportation plan to ensure school stability for students in foster care $no cost to MVWSD

Fiscal Implication:
See Rationale for details. 

Recommended Action: 
That the Board of Trustees ratify of review the contracts as presented. 

DescriptionTypeUpload Date
Accountable School StaffingBackup Material11/27/2018
Orchid Interpreting Inc.Backup Material11/29/2018
Rhythm and Moves AddendumBackup Material11/27/2018
Transport Agreement MOUBackup Material11/28/2018