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Mountain View Whisman School District

Agenda Item for Board Meeting of 1/23/2020

Agenda Category:  Contracts

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

Estimated Time: 

Person Responsible:  Rebecca Westover 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 $92,600 in 2019 (adjusted annually) for the purchase of equipment, materials, supplies, non-construction services, or repairs including maintenance.

Presented for ratification are the following contract(s):

Presented for review are the following contract(s):

  1. Bay Area Chess - Weekly student lunch time chess club at Monta Loma Elementary School $1,900
  2. Koppel & Gruber - Special tax consulting services $30,000
  3. Innovation for Learning - K-1 On-line Literacy Program at Castro elementary School.  Program includes tutor and family portals and unlimited access to the TutorMate platform $no cost to MVWSD
  4. Run for Fun - Organized and inclusive activities and games at Huff Elementary School $5,130

Fiscal Implication:
See Rationale for details.

Recommended Action: 
It is recommended that the Board of Trustees ratify or review the contracts, as presented. 

DescriptionTypeUpload Date
Bay Area ChessBackup Material1/7/2020
Innovation for LearningBackup Material1/16/2020
Koppel Gruber AgreementBackup Material1/16/2020
Run For FunBackup Material1/8/2020