Tag: Martinez Unified School District Board of Education

MUSD accepting applications for provisional appointment

MUSD accepting applications for provisional appointment

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of the Martinez Unified School District invites applications for the position of Board member – Area 5 The board intends to fill a vacancy by appointment to serve until November of 2020. This provisional appointment will complete the term of the position vacated by Bobbi Horack, Trustee Area 5. Persons who […]

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Board Of Education consider job eliminations, Horack replacement

| April 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will vote Monday whether to trim its Para professional staff by the equivalent of about 1.6 full time employees and a typist clerk by half of a full-time employee. The cuts are being made as part of the District’s efforts to reduce its deficit […]

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MUSD wants site committees to refine plans for Measure R projects at elementary schools

MUSD wants site committees to refine plans for Measure R projects at elementary schools

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education thought having a site committee worked so well in designing the new John Muir Elementary School campus, it decided Monday that the other three elementary schools should have similar groups to weigh in on their upcoming Measure R improvement projects. The John Muir Elementary committee […]

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MUSD to consider next Measure R Bond projects

| March 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will weigh in Monday on the next projects that will be underwritten by Measure R bond money. The second series of Measure R bonds have been sold for $30 million and the money is in the District’s account, Assistant Superintendent Helen Rossi said in her […]

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MUSD Board makes budget cuts, most in administration

MUSD Board makes budget cuts, most in administration

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education cut nearly $400,000 from its current budget Monday night. Most of the trimming came from the District’s administration rather than the classrooms. Four para educator positions and one classroom position were eliminated. The cuts were needed because of rising costs without comparable rise in revenues, […]

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Board of Education to tackle MUSD budget cuts

Board of Education to tackle MUSD budget cuts

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will decide Monday where it will trim hundreds of thousands of dollars from the budget it adopted in June 2018. “Although the Governor’s January Budget Proposal does provide for a slight increase in funding for MUSD, the need to made reductions still exists due to […]

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MUSD asks staff for budget cut recommendations

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education reluctantly asked district staff Monday to provide options for a round of budget cuts that likely would include reducing employees. However, instead of the $500,000 in trims the Board anticipated making when it approved its current budget, the panel learned Monday that smaller cuts would […]

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MUSD to hear Newsom budget impacts, call to trim $500k

| February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will hear Monday how Governor Gavin Newsom’s state budget would affect district kindergarten through 12th-grade finances. The panel also will hear that at least $500,000 must be trimmed from the 2019-20 budget. Assistant District Superintendent Helen Rossi will describe that while California schools are guaranteed […]

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MUSD board to hear reports on grant, Alhambra Valley lot, advanced science class, to vote on Black History month

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will hear multiple reports Monday on topics ranging from grants to help underachieving students to the possible sale of a lot it received in 1959 and a potential advanced class in environmental sciences. The panel will be asked to vote on a resolution that recognizes […]

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MUSD Board authorizes next bond sale

MUSD Board authorizes next bond sale

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education agreed to issue its $30 million second series of Measure R Bonds. The vote at Monday’s meeting was unanimous, with Jonathan Wright absent. The Board had no questions, and no member from the public addressed the matter. Voters in the school district approved Measure R […]

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