Benicia Unified School District

Summary for the Upcoming Special Board Meeting of May 13, 2021

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Posted On: May 12, 2021

A Special Governing Board meeting will be taking place this Thursday, May 13th beginning at 5:30pm for the open session, conducted from the BUSD Board Room at 350 East K Street via Zoom.  In compliance with Executive Order N-29-20 and N-35-20 issued by Governor Newsom on March 12th and 21st, 2020 respectively, this meeting will be Livestreamed and recorded via the BUSD YouTube channel linked here:  

In an effort for our community’s voices to be heard, BUSD has transitioned to accepting public comments via the “Public Comment” voicemail that is now available.  Members of the public wishing to address specific items on the Board meeting agenda are requested to call 707-748-2787 (one comment per person, per item limited to 3 minutes) on the day of the meeting from 4:00 – 5:30pm. If your comment is for “closed session” please be sure to indicate such so that it can be addressed prior to “closed session”. The recording of all the “open session” comments in adherence with (Board Bylaw 9323) will be played during the public comment item. 

For tonight’s public hearing, public comments may also be submitted via the public comment voicemail line.  

This evening’s special meeting will include a Public Hearing for consideration of action to set the retention for the Mary Farmar Elementary School Modernization project at 10% because the projects are substantially complex.  The Non-Consent Actions items include taking action on the public hearing item and Consideration and Approval to award the contract for the Mary Farmar Elementary School HVAC, Roofing and Bathroom accessibility Upgrades Project to the lowest bidder.

The entire agenda and packet can be found here.

The next Regular Governing Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 27, 2021.