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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
OUSD Trustees to meet Thursday
Orange Unified Trustees meet this Thursday June 8th
The Orange Unified Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Thursday June 8, 2017.
Action Items on the Agenda (pages 4-32) include approval of the new Villa Park High School Science Center Project. The project will be funded with Measure S Bond money.
The OUSD Trustees will also approve required state-mandated budgeting items in Item 12 C (page 7). On page 8 of the Agenda, OUSD's Projected Ending Balance of $55 million includes $36.3 million in unapproriated funds above the required 3% ($8.5 million) required legal reserve.
Consent item 14 H includes the renewal of the licensing contracts for the businesses at the Peralta Site. The contracts stipulate that either side can terminate the licensing contracts at anytime for any reason.
The OUSD Trustees will also be honoring twelve students from the four OUSD comprehensive high schools Class of 2017 for their outstanding scholastic achievement of having their school's highest academic grade point average (Agenda Item 9 E page 3).
Villa Park Elementary historic building demolition brings about rodent problem
classes moved off campus
Orange Unified released the following statement on Tuesday Jun 6, 2016 regarding a rodent problem that apparently has resulted in staff and students being bitten by mites from rodents:
The District is aware of the rodent issue at Villa Park Elementary School. This issue was first discovered when some staff and students reported bug bites, which through the investigation, were identified to be rodent mites. While rodents live throughout Southern California in bushes and trees, it is likely that these were disturbed with work preparing to demolish the vacant 1920’s buildings on the campus.
We appreciate the support of the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District and will continue to work with them to resolve this issue.
Based on the Vector Control’s advice and in consultation with parents and teachers, it was decided to move two classes to Serrano Elementary School yesterday to allow time to make sure the Villa Park Elementary Multi-purpose Room was free of rodents. That was confirmed by the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District this morning (Tuesday, June 6) and all students will remain on campus today. T
he building with the original complaint remains vacant and will be treated following protocols as laid out by Vector Control.
NEXT OUSD BOARD MEETING June 8, 2017
Next OUSD Board Meeting -OUSD BOARD ROOM
CLOSED SESSION- 5:30 pm
OUSD Regular Session: 7:00 pm
: OUSD AGENDA AGENDA-CLICK ON
For more information call the OUSD Superintendent’s office at 714-628-4040
For budgeting questions call Business Services at 714-628-4015
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