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The next regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board is set for Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m., with a closed session beginning at 6 p.m.

The meetings will take place at the Administrative Center, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.

Items on the closed session agenda include consideration of settlement agreements, conferences with legal counsel, and separate negotiations with representatives of the Hart District Teachers Association and  California School Employees Association Chapter 349.

Aug. 7 regular meeting agenda highlights include consideration of fees for final building inspections at Castaic High School, sharing library services with the Castaic Union School District; a possible 3-D printer deal with Stratasys for Hart High and Placerita Junior High; approval of bids and change orders for ongoing construction projects; and more.

The full Aug. 7 meeting agenda can be viewed below:

I. Call to Order
I.A. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum
II. First Closed Session
II.A. Public Comments for Closed Session Items

Quick Summary / Abstract:
A member of the audience may address the Board on items listed in Closed Session by completing a Speaker Card. Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken at this time, and the Board President will limit comment time to 2 (two) minutes. If you wish to speak regarding an item not appearing on the Closed Session agenda, please make your comments during the Public Session (see below).
II.B. First Closed Session Items
II.B.1. Settlement Agreement No. 18/19-16L (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 18/19-16L.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (per Government Code Section 54956.9) No. 18/19-18SE

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with legal counsel.
II.B.3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (per Government Code Section 54956.9) No. 18/19-19SE

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with legal counsel.
II.B.4. Settlement Agreement No. 18/19-17SA (per Government Code Section 54956.9)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Action to be taken on Settlement Agreement No. 18/19-17SA.  Documentation is confidential and maintained in District files.
II.B.5. Conference With Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(1)) No. 19/20-A 

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Conference with legal counsel.
II.B.6. Public Employee Appointment/Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Reassignment/Non-reelection (per Government Code Section 54957)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Public employee appointment/discipline/dismissal/release/reassignment/non-reelection.
II.B.7. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra – Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association (per Government Code Section 54957.6)

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Negotiations with Hart District Teachers Association.
II.B.8. Conference with Labor Negotiator: Michael Vierra – Negotiations with California School Employees Association Chapter 349 (per Government Code Section 54957.6) 

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Negotiations with California School Employees Association.
II.C. Reconvene to Public Session
III. Organization
III.A. Report of First Closed Session Action
III.B. Re-Establishment of Quorum
III.C. Pledge of Allegiance
III.D. Approval of Agenda
III.E. Approval of Minutes

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 17, 2019, presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 17, 2019.
Attachments:
Minutes – Regular Meeting – July 17, 2019
IV. Recognitions by Board
V. Communications
V.A. Board Member Reports
V.B. Employee Association Leadership
V.B.1. Hart District Teachers Association (HDTA) President John Minkus
V.B.2. California School Employees Association (CSEA) Chapter 349 President Kathy Hefferon
VI. Special Items
VII. Public Comments

Quick Summary / Abstract:
If you wish to address the Governing Board on a topic within the subject matter of its jurisdiction, please complete the Request to Address the Board form and return it to the Secretary to the Board prior to the beginning of the item. Comments regarding the Consent Calendar will be taken during Public Comments. Please use the microphone and state your name and location of residence. No action will be taken on any item not appearing on the agenda, and the Board President will limit your comments to 2 (two) minutes. The President may limit public comment time based on the number of persons who wish to speak.  If you wish to speak regarding an item that appears on the agenda, you will be called upon to make your comments at the time the item is discussed by the Board.
VIII. Discussion Items
VIII.A. Revised Board Policies and Administrative Regulations – First Reading

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3350 – Travel Expenses, and Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 6174 – Education for English Learners, are being brought to the Board for a first reading.
Rationale:
Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3350 – Travel Expenses, and Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 6174 – Education for English Learners, are being brought to the Board for a first reading. Any necessary changes will be made and brought back to the Board for a second reading and authorization of the revision to Board Policy 3350 – Travel Expenses and Board Policy 6174 – Education for English Learners.
Attachments:
AR 3350 Travel Expenses First Reading
AR 6174 Education for English Language Learners Deleted
AR 6174 Education for English Learners First Reading
BP 3350 Travel Expenses First Reading
BP 6174 Education for English Learners First Reading
BP 6174 English Language Learners Deleted
E 7174 Waiver Deleted
IX. Action Items
IX.A. Fee Amendment No. 1 – Division of the State Architect Inspector of Record/Project Inspector for the Castaic High School Project Increment 2 (Knowland Inc., DBA Knowland Construction Services) 

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Fee Amendment No. 1 from Knowland Inc., DBA Knowland Construction Services (Knowland), for Division of the State Architect (DSA) inspector of record/project inspector services for the Castaic High School Project Increment 2.

Rationale:

It is the responsibility of the project inspector to perform tasks required of them by the DSA and the District such as performing periodic inspections of the work, advising the contractor of nonconforming work, keeping accurate records, and certifying that the completed work has been done in accordance with the DSA approved plans and specifications. DSA requires the District to employ a DSA inspector for this project through the duration of construction.

Knowland’s initial proposal anticipated completion of the project by the end of August 2019. Due to delays on Buildings 700, 800, and 900, the DSA inspector’s time at the site has been extended for seven months.

 Fee Amendment No. 1 will cover final inspection of remaining buildings to be completed (Building 700, 800, and 900), all path of travel walkways and ramps, fire alarm devices, Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 signage, completion of punch-list items and DSA close out as required by DSA Administrative Code.

Financial Impact:

$317,898 from Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:

Approve Fee Amendment No. 1 from Knowland for Division of the State Architect inspector of record/project inspector services for the Castaic High School Project Increment 2.

Attachments:
FA 1-Castaic-Knowland
IX.B. Change Order No. 1 – Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 17 – Huntington Glazing, Inc.) 

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order No. 1 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Bid Package No. 17 – Huntington Glazing, Inc.) is presented for approval.

Rationale:

This contractor is returning unused owner’s contingency and a credit for work that was deleted from the project.

Financial Impact:

$12,822 credit to Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:

Approve Change Order No. 1 for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project (Huntington Glazing, Inc.).

Attachments:
CO 1-Saug-Huntington
IX.C. Change Order No. 6 – Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project (Bid Package No. SV1801A-3 – AMG & Associates, Inc.) 

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Change Order No. 6 for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project (Bid Package No. SV1801A-3 – AMG & Associates, Inc.) is presented for approval.

Rationale:

The contractor is requesting compensation for flooring, thresholds and repairs that were not completed by Growthpoint Structures and for modifications to the main vehicle gate.

WLC Architects and TELACU have thoroughly reviewed these change order requests and were successful in negotiating lower costs than originally requested by the contractor.

Financial Impact:

$13,132.53 from Measure SA (Fund 21).

Recommended Motion:
Approve Change Order No. 6 for the Sierra Vista Junior High School Classroom Addition Project (AMG & Associates, Inc.).
Attachments:
CO 6-SV-AMG
X. Consent Calendar

Quick Summary / Abstract:
Unless a Board Member has a question concerning a particular item and asks that it be withdrawn from the Consent Calendar, the Governing Board approves all the items at one time.
X.A. Consent Calendar-Removal of Items
X.B. Consent Calendar-Personnel
X.B.1. Personnel Report No. 19/20-2

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Personnel Report No. 19/20-2 regarding certificated, non-certificated, classified and non-classified employees.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Personnel Report No. 19/20-2.
Attachments:
19/20 -2 Personnel Report
X.B.2. Letter of Agreement for Shared Services of District Employees Between the Castaic Union School District and the William S. Hart Union High School District

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
The Castaic Union School District requests the shared services of William S. Hart Union High School District employees to perform library services between between September 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020.
Rationale:
The Castaic District has requested shared services of the Hart District employees to perform credentialed library services for specified hours within a specified period of time.  The scheduling of such services by Hart District employees shall be determined in consultation between the Castaic District and the Hart District.  The services provided are not to exceed 25 extra duty hours for the duration of the agreement.
Financial Impact:
There is no financial impact to the Hart District.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the letter of agreement between the Castaic District and the Hart District for shared services of District employees.
Attachments:
Library Service Agreement with CUSD
X.C. Consent Calendar-Curriculum/Instruction
X.C.1. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trips – Saugus High and Valencia High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Saugus High School (Boys and Girls Cross Country), and Valencia High School (Medical Science Academy (MSA), Band/Colorguard).
Rationale:
The submitted trip requests have been reviewed and meet all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1.  The trip requests signed by Saugus High School Principal Vince Ferry and Valencia High School Principal Steve Ford are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trips: SHS Boys Cross Country, South Orem, UT, 9/11-15/19; SHS Girls Cross Country, South Orem, UT, 9/11-15/19; VHS MSA, Arlington, VA, 9/19-24/19; VHS Band/Colorguard, Las Vegas, NV, 10/25-27/19.
Attachments:
Trip Approvals for 8-7-19 Board Meeting
X.C.2. Requests for Overnight/Out-of-State Trip (Ratification) – Canyon and Hart High Schools

Speaker:
Vicki Engbrecht, Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Approve ratification of overnight/out-of-state student trip requests from Canyon High School (Cheer) and Hart High School (Cross Country).
Rationale:
The submitted trip requests have been reviewed and meet all requirements established by Board Policy and Administrative Regulation 3541.1. The trip requests signed by Canyon High School Principal Shellie Holcombe and Hart High School Principal Jason d’Autremont are attached.
Recommended Motion:
Approve trips:  CHS Cheer, Palm Springs, 8/2-4/19; HHS Cross Country, Big Bear Lake, 7/27-31/19.
Attachments:
Ratification of Trip Request for 8-7-19 Board
X.C.3. Memorandum of Understanding, Equipment Grant Agreement, with Stratasys, Inc.

Speaker:
Mike Kuhlman, Deputy Superintendent
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Stratasys, Inc.,(Stratasys) a 3D printer manufacturing company, is offering to give access to active learning through 3-D printing to students at Placerita Junior High and Hart High Schools.
Rationale:
The Memorandum of Understanding, Equipment Grant Agreement, provides Hart High School and Placerita Junior High School the opportunity to partner with Stratasys, which will supply to the schools the following: guest speakers, three 3-D printers, educational materials, teacher trainings, and a one year warranty and two years post warranty maintenance service. Placerita Junior High and Hart High Schools will work to empower students to solve real-world problems. 3-D printers will provide new opportunities to educate at-risk students on the latest technologies to best support college and career readiness, which will ultimately serve local industry. 3-D printers, supplies, teacher training and maintenance service for two years will be provided by Stratasys at no cost to the District.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Memorandum of Understanding, Equipment Grant Agreement, between the William S. Hart Union High School District and Stratasys, Inc., to provide access and expand opportunities for students in Career and Technical Education and college and career readiness through the use of 3-D printers at no cost to the District.
Attachments:
Stratasys MOU Agreement
X.C.4. School Plan for Student Achievement: 2019/20

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Staff Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
State and federal laws require schools to develop a plan called the “School Plan for Student Achievement.”  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.
Rationale:
State and federal laws require schools to develop a plan called the “School Plan for Student Achievement.”  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.  Senate Bill 374 requires that school leadership, site councils, and advisory committees conduct a needs assessment as well as an analysis of student achievement data based on the California Dashboard to develop objectives for their plans.  Staff can only approve categorical purchases that directly support the objectives cited.

Again this year, in keeping with the District Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), La Mesa Junior High School has aligned its School Plan for Student Achievement goals with the four goals of the LCAP.

The school site council has approved the School Plan for Student Achievement after consulting with required advisory groups and recommends it to the Board for approval.  All legal requirements have been met for the plan. The annual evaluation will be conducted to meet the requirements of Board Policy 6190.

Attached is the plan for La Mesa Junior High School for the 2019/20 school year.  Actual allocations for all Title I schools will be determined in August when funding is provided by the District Title I grant.  To facilitate implementation, Board approval is requested.

Recommended Motion:
Approve the 2019/20 School Plan for Student Achievement for La Mesa Junior High School.
Attachments:
2019/20 SPSA La Mesa Junior High School
X.C.5. Revisions to Single Plan for Student Achievement: 2017/18

Speaker:
Jan Daisher, Director of Special Programs and Professional Development
Quick Summary / Abstract:
State and federal laws require schools to annually review and update their Single Plan for Student Achievement.  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.
Rationale:
State and federal laws require schools to annually review and update their Single Plan for Student Achievement.  These site-specific plans describe school improvement activities that are supported with categorical funds.  As required by Senate Bill 374, the school leadership, site councils, and advisory committees conducted comprehensive needs assessments as well as an analysis of student achievement data based on the California Dashboard in the fall of 2016 to develop objectives for their action plan.

Analysis of each plan reveals necessary updates and revisions.  Each school site council has approved its revisions, after consulting with school leadership teams and advisory councils, and recommends them to the Board for approval.  All legal requirements remain in place for each plan that was approved in May 2017.  Annual evaluations conducted at that time meet the requirements of Board Policy 6190.

Attached are the revisions for the Bowman High School plan for the 2017/18 school year.  Goals and action plans remain aligned with LCAP District goals and school goals for increased student achievement.

Financial Impact:
School plans account for the spending of Title I federal grant money allocated to school sites specifically for increasing student achievement at schools with 40 percent socioeconomically disadvantaged families.  Allocated costs have not changed.  The revisions simply modify the plans guiding how the funds will be spent on each school site.

Recommended Motion:
Ratify the 2017/18 revisions to the Single Plan for School Achievement for Bowman High School.
Attachments:
Bowman 2017/18 SPSA Addendum 6/11/19
X.C.6. School Law Enforcement Services Agreement For School Resource Deputy Program (County of Los Angeles) 

Speaker:
Kathy Hunter, Director of Student Services
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification of contract renewal with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for services rendered by the School Resource Officers. The contract is for 5.5 deputies to serve as School Resource Officers for fiscal year 2019/20.
Financial Impact:
$1,095,327.75 from the General Fund.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the contract with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for fiscal year 2019/20.
Attachments:
LASD 2019/20 Contract
X.D. Consent Calendar-Business Services
X.D.1. Agreement for Measure SA Building Fund Audit (Varinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP)

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification of agreement with Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP,  for annual financial and performance audit of Measure SA Building Fund.
Rationale:
Section 1 of Article XIIIA of the California Constitution requires the District to conduct an annual independent performance audit to ensure General Obligation Bond proceeds have been expended only for authorized bond projects.

The attached agreement with the accounting firm of Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP, provides an annual performance and financial audit of Building Fund (Measure SA).

Financial Impact:
Annual cost is $7,500 for each of the years ending June 30, 2019 and 2020.  In addition, VTD will be reimbursed for actual travel expenses, including hotel, meal, and mileage (calculated at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) approved rate).
Recommended Motion:
Ratify agreement with Varinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP for annual financial and performance audit services for the years ending June 30, 2019 and 2020.
Attachments:
VTD Measure SA
X.D.2. Agreement for Associated Student Body Funds Audit (Varinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP)

Speaker:
Ralph Peschek, Chief Financial Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratification of agreement with Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP, for audit services of Associated Student Body (ASB) funds.
Rationale:
An agreement with the accounting firm of Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP (VTD), for audit services of ASB funds is attached.
Financial Impact:
Annual not-to-exceed cost to be paid from the general fund (01.0) for the following audited fiscal years:

2018/19: $15,000, 2019/20: $15,500, 2020/21: $16,000

Additional services beyond the annual audit’s scope will be contracted under an additional engagement or charged on an hourly basis as follows:

Partner/Principal – $200

Consultant/Manager – $150

Supervisor – $135

Senior Accountant – $115

Staff Accountant – $90

Paraprofessional – $65

In addition, VTD will be reimbursed for actual travel expenses, including hotel, meal, and mileage (calculated at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-approved rate).

Recommended Motion:
Ratify the agreement with Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP, for audit services for the years ending June 30, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Attachments:
VTD ASB Audit
X.D.3. Clinical Affilition Agreement Between William S. Hart Union High School District and California State University Fullerton 

Speaker:
Michael Vierra, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Clinical Affiliation Agreement between William S. Hart Union High School District and California State University Fullerton regarding training offered in the school nurse credential program is presented for approval.
Recommended Motion:
Approve the Clinical Affiliation Agreement between William S. Hart Union High School District and California State University Fullerton.
Attachments:
CSUF Affiliation Agreement with Hart District
X.D.4. Special Education Consultant Agreements, 2019/20

Speaker:
Joanna White, Director of Special Education
Quick Summary / Abstract:
It is necessary to complete individual assessments as specified in students’ Individual Education Programs to determine and provide the designated instructional services (DIS) necessary for the students to benefit educationally from their instructional program. The District contracts with many vendors to perform and provide these assessments and services.
Rationale:
Approve Special Education Consultant Agreements, extending from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.  A master contract will be generated for each Agreement as needed(see attachment).

Health Care Services, Sunbelt Staffing, LLC

Sign Language Interpreters, Interpreters Unlimited Inc.

Financial Impact:
Fiscal implications will be determined as as the needs arise.  Purchase orders will outline the financial impact and funding source.
Recommended Motion:
Approve Special Education Consultant Agreements, extending from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.
Attachments:
Vendor Contract
X.E. Consent Calendar-Operations
X.E.1. Ratification of Contract for Landscape/Slope Maintenance Services at Canyon High, Golden Valley High, and La Mesa Junior High Schools (Specialized Landscape Management Services, Inc., DBA SLM Services)

Speaker:
Collyn Nielsen, Chief Administrative Officer
Quick Summary / Abstract:
Ratify contract for landscape/slope maintenance services at Canyon High School, Golden Valley High School, and La Mesa Junior High School (Specialized Landscape Management Services, Inc., DBA SLM Services).
Rationale:
The south slope area near Canyon High School and all slopes surrounding Golden Valley High School and La Mesa Junior High School require general landscape maintenance.

The District issued a request for quote to seven contractors.  Only one responded.  Staff has contracted with Specialized Landscape Management Services, Inc., DBA SLM Services to perform this maintenance and is now requesting ratification of the contract.  The contract is effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Financial Impact:
$43,200 to be paid from the Maintenance and Operations (Fund 01.0).
Recommended Motion:
Ratify contract for landscape/slope maintenance services at Canyon High School, Golden Valley High School, and La Mesa Junior High School (Specialized Landscape Management Services, Inc., DBA SLM Services).
Attachments:
Contract-Spec Land
X.E.2. Notice of Completion – Bid Package No. ASCP1906A (Blue Diamond Concrete Inc.) – Arroyo Seco Junior High School Column Repair Project 

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. ASCP1906A (Blue Diamond Concrete Inc.) for the Arroyo Seco Junior High School Column Repair Project.

Rationale:

A Notice of Completion has been prepared for the Governing Board’s consideration for the following construction contract:

Blue Diamond Concrete Inc.

Bid Package No. ASCP1906A – Column Repair Project

Recommended Motion:

Accept Notice of Completion for the Arroyo Seco Junior High School Column Repair Project and authorize retention release to Blue Diamond Concrete Inc.

Attachments:
NOC Blue Diamond
X.E.3. Notice of Completion – Bid Package No. 17 (Huntington Glazing, Inc.) – Saugus High School Auditorium Project 

Speaker:
Michael Otavka, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
Quick Summary / Abstract:

Accept Notice of Completion for Bid Package No. 17 (Huntington Glazing, Inc.) for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project.

Rationale:

A Notice of Completion has been prepared for the Governing Board’s consideration for the following construction contract:

Huntington Glazing, Inc.

Bid Package No. 17 – Glazing

Recommended Motion:
Accept Notice of Completion for the Saugus High School Auditorium Project and authorize retention release to Huntington Glazing, Inc.
Attachments:
NOC-Hunt Glaz
X.F. Consent Calendar-Requests for Information
X.G. Approval of Consent Calendar 
X.H. Items Removed from Consent Calendar
XI. Items for Future Consideration by the Board
XII. Second Closed Session

Quick Summary / Abstract:
This Closed Session will be used as an extension of item II – First Closed Session, if needed.
XII.A. Public Comments for Second Closed Session Items
XII.B. Second Closed Session Items
XII.C. Return to Public Session
XII.D. Report of Second Closed Session Action
XIII. Adjournment
Disability Information:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the Superintendent’s Office (661.259.0033.x201). Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the District to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

Published: August 2, 2019, 4:06 PM

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to improve access to mental health treatment in the county by adopting a two-year pilot program to procure up to 500 more beds for those in need of care.
County to Identify More Beds for Mental Health Treatment
The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles inspected pet stores on Tuesday for compliance with California laws regarding pet shops.
County Teams With SPCA-LA to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
College of the Canyons officials announced Tuesday they plan to refund $31 million of a recent outstanding general obligation bond, saving taxpayers $8.3 million over the next two decades, according to COC.
COC OK’s $31M General Obligation Bond Refund
After more than two and a half years as the Santa Clarita Valley’s “top cop,” county officials confirmed Wednesday morning that SCV Sheriff’s Station Capt. Robert Lewis is being promoted again — to commander.
SCV’s Top Cop, Capt. Robert Lewis, Now a Commander
The JCI Santa Clarita organization for young business professionals has set several community events for December and invite residents to join in the fun leading up to the year-end holidays.
JCI Hosts December Community Events
The Lancaster JetHawks on Wednesday praised the newly created Save Minor League Baseball Task Force that has been organized by members of Congress to prevent Major League Baseball from eliminating 42 minor league franchises, nearly one-quarter of all minor league teams around the country.
JetHawks Laud Lawmakers’ Effort to Save Minor League Baseball
A SigAlert was issued early Wednesday morning after a vehicle hit a big rig on Interstate 5, bringing traffic to a crawl in Santa Clarita.
SigAlert Brings I-5 Traffic to a Crawl
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