Tag: Martinez Unified School District Board of Education

MUSD education board approves budget while teachers, others, seek raises

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education approved a budget Monday that predicts $44,726,311 in revenues, but $46,143,568 in expenses. But prior to the Board’s actions, a series of teachers and members of the Martinez Education Association said the District has lost 20 percent of its special education teachers and 12 percent […]

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Board of Education to vote on labor pact, see 2018-19 budget

| June 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will decide Monday whether to approve a project labor agreement (PLA) with the Contra Costa County Building and Construction Trades Council that would prevent work stoppages during construction of many Measure R-funded projects in exchange for other concessions. The pact would require non-union contractors to […]

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Education board eyes project labor agreement despite Fuller’s objections

| June 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Although Boardmember John Fuller wanted the item pulled from Tuesday’s agenda, the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education took its first look at a proposed Project Labor Agreement (PLA) that would govern contractors working on many of the district’s Measure R-funded construction projects. Fuller said the Board’s subcommittee had not met […]

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School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will vote Monday on a resolution that says the District’s 2019-20 budget must cut spending by as much as $3.5 million. “[W]hile these actions must be taken to maintain the fiscal stability of the District, the Board of Education will continue to make every effort […]

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School Board decides on delivery method for new John Muir Elementary School

School Board decides on delivery method for new John Muir Elementary School

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Deciding on a method that would lock in a price earlier than other procedures, the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education agreed that the two-step “design-build” is how it would accept delivery of the new John Muir Elementary School. A new single building will replace the existing structures, and traffic flow […]

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Vicente-Briones beats odds with mental health services

Vicente-Briones beats odds with mental health services

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In most schools, only 4 percent of teenaged students seek out help with mental health concerns, Terell Ferris said during a presentation to the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education. That’s one in 25 who need that help, he said. But 20 percent of adolescents need some form of mental health […]

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Board of Education may pick delivery method for new John Muir Elementary School campus

| April 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education may decide Monday how to it will accept delivery of the new John Muir Elementary School that will replace the current buildings on the campus. One option is design-build, a two-step process in which a design professional prepares performance specifications. Procurement is open to contract […]

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Board of education to view John Muir campus options, hear PLA options

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will view two options for the John Muir Elementary School campus Monday night. The designs will be presented by Hibser Yamauchi Architects, the district’s contractor, and the Board may choose which it wants to replace the current campus. Past presentations showed campus designs that met […]

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