Minutes of Emergency School Board Meeting


Saturday, March 14, 2020


  1. Opening Business
  1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by president David Gisler at 2:02 p.m.              

  • Roll Call of Board Members Present

David Gisler, David Koontz and Jacalyn Witzel were present at the meeting. Also present at the meeting were Caron Borba, Superintendent/Principal and Hugo Baez, Maintenance/Transportation manage.

  • Flag Salute                                                                                             

                 David Koontz led the flag salute.

  • Adopt Agenda

David Gisler made the motion to adopt the agenda for the emergency board meeting.  Jacalyn Witzel made the second and action was taken.

                AYES:  Gisler, Witzel, Koontz

                 NOES: None

     ABSENT: None

  • Public Presentations

No guests were present to offer public presentation.

  • Declaration that an emergency situation exists warranting an emergency meeting of the Board

David Gisler declared a meeting was deemed necessary to discuss a plan of action of closure due to the threat of the COVID-19 virus and the impact in may have on the health and education of students and the working conditions of staff. 

  •      Consideration to Convene in Closed Session on Emergency Basis (Govt. Code 54956.5c)  

            The board convene in closed session.

  •      Public Session

            There was not discussion.

  •      Closed Session

      Threat to Public services (Government Code 54957)

            The Board convened in closed session.

  •      Reconvene for Public Session

            The Board reconvened in public session

  •     Consideration of Resolution Granting Emergency Power to the Superintendent

Resolution 20-8: David Koontz made the motion and Jacalyn Witzel made the second to grant emergency powers to the superintendent in the need of a school closure. Action was taken.

           AYES:  Koontz, Witzel, Gisler

            NOES: None

           ABSENT: None No action was taken.

  •      Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 2:40 p.m.