Bellevue Union School District, School Board
The five member Governing Board of the Bellevue Union School District generally meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm (Closed session begins at 5:30pm) with exceptions due to budgetary timelines, legal holidays or school recesses ( 22-23 Meeting Dates and 2023-24 Meeting Dates). Meetings are generally held in the Yvonne L. Kennedy Board Room located in District Office, 3150 Education Drive, Santa Rosa, CA, next to Taylor Mountain Elementary School, unless otherwise noted. Please review the agenda for each meeting's location & starting time.
Lisa Reyes - President - email@example.com
John Jarvis - Vice President/Clerk - firstname.lastname@example.org
Adele Walker - Trustee - email@example.com
Jamie Padilla - Trustee - firstname.lastname@example.org
Irene Rosario- Trustee - email@example.com
Additional meetings are scheduled as necessary.
The public is invited to comment on items being considered for action by the Board before the item is voted upon. We always must ask ourselves, how will this benefit the students in our district. There is an opportunity for public comment at each meeting.
The Board Meeting agenda is published the Friday before each regularly scheduled Board meeting. Per the Brown Act the agenda must be published at least 72 hours prior to a regular Board meeting. Special Board Meeting Agendas are posted 24 hours in advance, as per the Brown Act. A paper copy is available for review in the Superintendent's Office at the time of posting. Digital copies are available at www.busd.org. Board Packets are available in the Superintendent's Office as well as on the website.
The Board will also hold a Closed Session during most meetings. This portion of the meeting is not open to the public. At this time, the Board may discuss only items allowed to be considered in Closed Session, per the Brown Act, such as personnel matters, negotiations, student discipline, property matters and pending litigation.
Minutes are kept of all Board meetings, recording actions taken by the Board. Once adopted, these minutes are public records and available for inspection in the Superintendent's Office and on the website.The Board holds an Annual Reorganization meeting every December. Board reorganization is governed by the BUSD Governance Handbook. New Board Members are seated at the annual reorganization meeting during even numbered years.The Brown Act
All local legislative bodies are governed by The Ralph M. Brown Act (CA Government Code section 54950 through 54962) which guarantees the public's right to attend and participate in meetings of local legislative bodies.
NOTICE OF PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT FOR BELLEVUE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD TRUSTEE (EDUCATION CODE §5092)
On December 27, 2022, the Sonoma County Superintendent of Schools receivedAt a duly scheduled meeting of the Board on February 21, 2023, Ms. Irene Rosario was named the provisional appointee to the Board. Unless a petition calling for a special election containing a sufficient number of signatures is filed in the office of the county superintendent of schools within thirty (30) days of the provisional appointment, the appointment shall become an effective appointment. (Education Code 5092)
Ms. Alanya Navarro Blake’s Letter of resignation from the Bellevue Union School District School Board with an immediate effective date, thus creating a vacancy as of that date.
District Employees, parents and community members shall treat each other with civility, courtesy and respect. ~ Civility Policy (BP 1313)