Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/13/2020 - 7:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 14.2 Review and Potential Approval of amended service contract for Sequoia Science Education.
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
Goal 3: Parents, family, and community will be informed, engaged and empowered as partners with Mt. Diablo Unified to support student learning.
File Attachment:
Independent Contract for Tamara Helfer, DBA Sequoia Science Education 12-16-19.pdf
Purchase Order Amendment for PO #200874 12-16-19.pdf
Summary: Staff is asking that the Independent Service Contract for Sequoia Science Education (approved by the Board on August 12, 2019) be amended to reflect having a Garden Educator sub-contracted with the non-profit agency. The cost of the new Garden Educator contract is $12,240. The Garden Educator will provide NGSS instruction and curriculum development for students at Rio Vista Elementary. There is no overall fiscal impact to the contract amendment.
Funding: The contract amendment of $12,240 is a budgeted expense in the 2019/2020 school year being paid out of the SAGE Garden Project Grant. No additional funds are being requested.
Fiscal Impact
Recommendation: Approve contract amendment between Mt. Diablo Unified and Sequoia Science Education.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Louise Neville - Administrative Secretary II
Signed By:
Jennifer Sachs - Executive Director, Instructional Support
Signed By:
Elizabeth McClanahan - Director of Purchasing and Warehouse
Signed By:
Mika Arbelbide - Director of Budget
Signed By:
Robert Martinez - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Cherise Khaund Moved, Member Linda Mayo seconded to approve the Original motion 'Approve contract amendment between Mt. Diablo Unified and Sequoia Science Education.'. 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