Griffin Technology Academies

Minutes

Special Board Meeting

Date and Time

Tuesday October 25, 2022 at 6:00 PM

GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY ACADEMIES
6:08 pm. 
Meeting Called by: Board
Board Members and the public attend by video/teleconference from various locations.
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This meeting is being held pursuant to Executive Order N-25-20 issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom on March 12, 2020. All board members will attend the meeting via teleconference.
Due to COVID restrictions, the public is encouraged to attend Board meetings via video/teleconferencing. Information can be found on the GTA website. Remote public comment is available by emailing shernandez@mitacademy.org (by the time the item comes up) or via video/teleconference.
Non-confidential materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection during regular business hours in the schools’ main office, 2 Positive Place, Vallejo 94589.
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Disability Information:
Pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in a meeting or function of the Griffin Technology Academies Governing Board may request assistance by contacting the Superintendent’s Office at (707) 552-6482. The request must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Wheelchair access is provided at all meetings. https://griffintechnologyacademies.org/

 

ACCESSING BOARD INFORMATION:

  • All approved Board minutes can be accessed here.
  • All recordings of board meetings can be found here.

Link to folder with documents for this meeting- Available to the public the day of the meeting; after the meeting, please see 'Accessing Board information/ above.


 

Directors Present

A. Wynn (remote), L. Rosales (remote), M. Laie (remote), P. McGuire (remote), R. Hartman-Baker (remote), S. Gilroy (remote), V. Wesley (remote)

Directors Absent

S. Wah

Guests Present

A. Insaurralde (remote), B. Zionic (remote), M. Driver (remote), N. Driver (remote), S. Hernandez (remote)

I. Opening Items

A.

Call the Meeting to Order

S. Gilroy called a meeting of the board of directors of Griffin Technology Academies to order on Tuesday Oct 25, 2022 at 6:08 PM.

B.

Roll Call

C.

Approval of Agenda

P. McGuire made a motion to approve.
R. Hartman-Baker seconded the motion.

Students are not permitted to vote on the prior items either at a section level or in the vote discussion notes.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
M. Laie
Abstain
V. Wesley
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
A. Wynn
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye

II. Approval of Minutes

A.

Approval of Minutes from 10.11.22 Board Meeting

R. Hartman-Baker made a motion to approve the minutes from Board Meeting on 10-11-22.
V. Wesley seconded the motion.

Students are not permitted to vote on the prior items either at a section level or in the vote discussion notes.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Wah
Absent
P. McGuire
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
M. Laie
Abstain
A. Wynn
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye
V. Wesley
Aye

III. Action Items

A.

Approval of Amended Bylaws to Allow Student Board Members to Serve - Nick Driver

P. McGuire made a motion to approve.
V. Wesley seconded the motion.

Students are not permitted to vote on the prior items either at a section level or in the vote discussion notes.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
P. McGuire
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
V. Wesley
Aye
M. Laie
Abstain
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye

B.

Seating of New Student Board Members

V. Wesley made a motion to approve.
L. Rosales seconded the motion.

Students are not permitted to vote on the prior items either at a section level or in the vote discussion notes.

The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Gilroy
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
V. Wesley
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
M. Laie
Abstain
A. Wynn
Aye

C.

Approval of Job Descriptions

V. Wesley made a motion to approve.
R. Hartman-Baker seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Gilroy
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
V. Wesley
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
P. McGuire
Aye
M. Laie
Abstain
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye

D.

Approval of Independent Contractor Agreement with Janice Sargent for English Learner Compliance Review - Nick Driver

P. McGuire made a motion to approve.
V. Wesley seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Gilroy
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
L. Rosales
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
M. Laie
Abstain
V. Wesley
Aye

E.

Approval of Date Change for Regular Board Meeting to November 10, 2022

V. Wesley made a motion to approve.
A. Wynn seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
P. McGuire
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
V. Wesley
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
A. Wynn
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye

F.

Acceptance and Approval of CDE Educational Specifications and all related forms, including SFPD 4.07 and 4.08 for New Construction and Modernization Projects, for the Mare Island Technology Renovation Project.

L. Rosales made a motion to approve.
P. McGuire seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
S. Gilroy
Aye
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
V. Wesley
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye
L. Rosales
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye

G.

Draft Preliminary Environmental Assessment Equivalent (PEA-E) Hearing for the Mare Island Technology Academy Project Hearing opened. Information presented.  No public comments.  Hearing closed.

IV. Closing Items

A.

Adjourn Meeting

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 8:55 PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
S. Gilroy
V. Wesley made a motion to approve.
P. McGuire seconded the motion.
The board VOTED to approve the motion.
Roll Call
L. Rosales
Aye
M. Laie
Aye
S. Gilroy
Aye
P. McGuire
Aye
S. Wah
Absent
R. Hartman-Baker
Aye
V. Wesley
Aye
A. Wynn
Aye