Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Minutes from the February 27, 2018 Meeting

Scripps Ranch Bus Committee
Meeting Minutes
27 FEB 2018

I. Call to order - Dane Fetherling called to order the regular meeting of the Scripps Ranch Bus Committee (SRBC) at 7:05 p.m. on February 27, 2017 at the Scripps Ranch Library.

II. Roll call : Officers - Chair -Todd Philips (planned non-attendance), Vice Chair - Dane Fetherling, Secretary – Dan Chilton

Members at Large: Claudia Villela, Joseph Spahn, Cecily Wallbridge, Gail Faber

III. Modifications to Agenda - None

IV. Discussion Items/ Presentation

    A. A public attendee petitioned the board for parents with disabilities to seat reservation priority over other families. After some discussion, Dane motioned to move this issue for the action agenda for the next SRBC meeting in April. Motion Seconded by Joe Spahn. at 7:15 p.m

   B. Discussion was held regarding the newly created wait list and seat assignment. Dane stated in order to ensure that the availability of seats on any given bus, the bus committee board members must continue to try and verify their rider list through calling points of contact. He also mentioned some of the challenges involved when trying accomplish that task and that until the rider lists are verified, we have no way of knowing the actual number of open seats, if any.

   C. The question was asked why we cannot get additional buses. Dane explained that we will not know if the Transportation Department has additional buses until next year’s budget is passed. Additionally, it was mentioned that we must show demand for another bus and the best way to do that was through our upcoming registration process for 2018-2019 school year.

   D. Timeline for 2018-19 School Year was discussed and outlined.

        1. Informational Meeting – Week of April 9th-13th
        2.  Registration Window – Starts the week of April 16 (last 2 weeks)
        3. Lottery Date – Day after the registration window closes.
        4. (7:45p.m) the timeline, explained above, was voted and unanimously approved by the SRBC.

   E. SRBC Board Elections were explained and it was noted by Dan Chilton that the elections will be held during the May meeting. It was also asked if any of the board members knew now that they would not be running to fill their board seat for next year. Dan Chilton noted that he will not be running to continue as Secretary of the SRBC.

   F.  Claudia wants to the committee to capture parents’ concerns and issues with child safety at drop off.

V. Action Items

   A.  Gail is going to continue working with other elementary school parent organizations to inquire about getting future SRBC announcements and SRBC blogspot link on their webpages.

   B. Dane is going to inquire with Todd about getting cooperation from Michelle Irwin to do the same on MMS webpage and confirm April parent information night date for SRBC presentation to incoming families who desire bus service.

   C. All SRBC members are to think about items that could contribute to an FAQ section on the SRBC blogspot and continue verification of their portions of the rider list.

VI. Approval of minutes from last meeting

   A. Gail made a motion at 7:51p.m. to approve the January 23, 2018 minutes. Unanimously approved.

VII. Adjournment

Future Meeting Dates (Based on venue availability):
21 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018

Dane Fetherling adjourned the meeting at 8:26 p.m.

Minutes submitted by: Dan Chilton

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Full Committee Agenda for February 27, 2018

Scripps Ranch Bus Committee
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Scripps Ranch Library
10301 Scripps Lake Drive, San Diego, CA 92131

I. Welcome!
    A. Call to order
    B. Roll Call
    C. Modifications to Agenda

II. Non-Agenda Public Comment

III. Discussion Items/Presentations
    A. Update from District
    B. Update on Communications
        1. Emails – Parents
    C. Elections in May – Nominating Committee
    D. Coordination with Scripps Ranch Cluster Schools to Inform of SRBC
    E. Creation of an FAQ for the website

IV. Action Items
    A. Timeline for 2018-19 School Year
        1. Informational Meeting - April
        2. Registration Window
        3. Lottery Date
    B. Current Rider List Confirmation Progress – Decision for 2017-18 Wait List

V. Approval of Minutes
    A. January 23, 2017 Minutes

VI. Open Discussion


Meeting Dates:
March 21, 2018
April 11, 2018 -- Informational Meeting for Parents at MMS
April 24, 2018
May 22, 2018 – Annual Meeting/Elections
June 26, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wait List Order Announced for 2017-18

On February 7, 2018 the SRBC held a public lottery to create the Wait List for the remainder of the 2017-18 academic year. Below is the order of the Wait List. The SRBC will inform families of bus seat availability as seats become available. Please direct any questions to:

1. Vosovic
2. Velasco
3. Santos
4. Alibhai
5. Godil
6. Vats
7. Jacobson
8. Stevens
9. Boyd
10. Grandgirard
11. Samavedam
12. Zatarain-Hunter
13. Simma
14. Miller
15. Bharath
16. Lochtefeld
17. Chen
18. Villela
19. Abutin
20. Bandi
21. Groisman
22. Casad
23. Espinoza
24. Vu
25. Shelton
26. Joshi
27. Daley
28. Moghaddam
29. Gleason
30. Ambati

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Public Lottery for 2017-18 Wait List

Scripps Ranch Bus Committee

NOTICE: The Scripps Ranch Bus Committee (SRBC) will be meeting to hold the public lottery for families wishing to be included on the Wait List for the remainder of this academic year (2017-18). This is NOT the lottery for next academic year. The lottery will be held:

 Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. (PST)
Scripps Ranch Library - Community Room
10301 Scripps Lake Drive, San Diego, CA 92131

You do not need to be present for the lottery. All interested community members wishing to attend are invited to do so. The SRBC will confirm every family's place on the four bus wait lists upon the conclusion of the lottery.

Placement on the Wait List is only for the remainder of this academic year (2017-18) and NOT for next academic year.