Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 12/16/2019 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 16.9 (Item #10) Review and Potential Increase to Independent Service Contract with Big Minds Inc for the 2019/20 School Year
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 1: All students will receive a high quality education in a safe and welcoming environment with equitable and high expectations, access to technology, and instruction in the California State Standards that prepare them for college and/or career.
File Attachment:
19-20 Big Minds ISC (2).pdf
Big Minds insurance (1).pdf
Summary: Big Minds, Inc. is a non-traditional private program located in Pinole, California, that focuses on programming for students who are considered gifted but also have disabilities in the areas of behavior, social-emotional and physical impairments. Requested contract increase is to cover one student placement per a confidential settlement agreement for the 2019-2020 school year.
Funding: General Purpose/Special Education
Program Code 16600 Non-Public Schools
Fiscal Impact The requested amount of $31,500 is a budgeted expense in the 2019/20 budget. No additional funds are requested.
Recommendation: Approve independent service contract with Big Minds Inc. for the 2019/20 School Year as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Bryan Cassin - Special Education Administrator
Signed By:
Wendi Aghily - Executive Director of Special Education
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Budget
Signed By:
Larry Schoenke - Legal Counsel
Signed By:
Dr. Robert Martinez - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Linda Mayo Moved, Member Debra Mason seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve independent service contract with Big Minds Inc. for the 2019/20 School Year as presented.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Linda Mayo     Yes
Joanne Durkee     Yes
Brian Lawrence     Yes
Debra Mason     Yes
Cherise Khaund     Yes