Board Reports

  • The Board Report is the Gresham-Barlow School District's summary of regular school board meetings.

    In the Board Report, you will find the superintendent's monthly report on the school district, a summary of action taken by the district's board of directors, and information about individuals honored by the school board.

    The Board Report is published after every regular school board meeting.

    Watch Board Meetings live

    You can watch regular school board meetings LIVE on the GBSD Website. Look for the link on the homepage in the District News section!

    If you live in Gresham, you can watch board meetings LIVE on MetroEast Community Media Comcast Cable Channel 27 and Frontier Cable Channel 35. If you live in Damascus, you can watch a tape of the board meeting on Willamette Falls TV every Saturday at 1 p.m. on Cable Channel 23.

    Back issues

    Below you will find the latest edition of the Board Report. To view back issues click here.

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    ​Gresham-Barlow School District-Electronic Summary of Board Action

    Meeting of November 1, 2018

     

    Board Members Present: Chair Kris Howatt, John Hartsock, Matt O’Connell, Blake Petersen, and Carla Piluso.

     

    Recognitions

    There were no recognitions.

     

    Presentations

    There were no presentations.

     

    Citizens’ Requests of the Board

    There were no citizens’ requests of the board.

     

    Superintendent’s Report

    Deputy Superintendent James Hiu reported on behalf of Superintendent Katrise Perera and updated the school board on fall sports at the high school level and various team standings.

     

    Action Items

    APPROVED, a contract with Bremik Construction for pre-construction services for renovations and additions of Hall and Hollydale Elementary Schools, with an initial not to exceed an amount of $50,000

    APPROVED, a contract with Perlo Construction for pre-construction services for renovation and addition of Deep Creek-Damascus K-8 campus with an initial not to exceed amount of $50,000

    APPROVED, declaring Positions 6 and 7 on the Gresham-Barlow School District Budget Committee as vacant, and approving the appointment process with the intent to have the vacancies filled in January

    Details on how individuals can apply for this committee will be posted on the GBSD website in the District News section.

    APPROVED, accepting Kathy Ruthruff's letter of resignation from Position 1, Zone 1, of the Gresham-Barlow School District Board of Directors, effective December 31, 2018

    Information on how the school board will fill this position is posted on the GBSD website in the District News section.

     

    Financial Update

    Chief Financial Officer Mike Schofield presented an update to the board based on the September 30, 2018 financial report.

     

    Upcoming meetings

    November 15

    Board Work Session

    6 pm

    East Gresham Elementary School

    Media Center

    November 29

    Board Work Session

    6 pm

    Center for Advanced Learning

    Partnership Room #112

    December 6

    Board Work Session

    6 pm

    Public Safety and Schools Building

    Large Conference Room

    December 6

    Regular Board Meeting

    7 pm

    Public Safety and Schools Building

    Council Chambers

     

    Can’t Attend Board Meetings?

    You can watch regular school board meetings LIVE on the GBSD Website. Look for the link on the homepage in the District News section!

    You can also watch regular school board meetings LIVE on Comcast cable channel 27 and Frontier cable channel 35. MetroEast Community Media replays the board meeting at the following times:

    Second Showing-Monday at 7 p.m.

    Third Showing-The following Thursday at 4 p.m.

    If you live in Damascus-

    Board meetings are shown on Willamette Falls TV for patrons in the Damascus area. They are scheduled for cablecast on channel 23 every Saturday at 1 p.m.