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New Hope Charter School 

Minutes 

New Hope Charter School Board 

Regular Meeting 

Date and Time 

Monday February 26, 2024 at 4:30 PM 

Location 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

School Office 

Instructions for Presentations to the Board by Parents and Citizens 

Agendas are available to all audience members at the meeting. 

Any public records relating to an agenda item for an open session of the Board which are distributed to 

all, or majority of all, of the Board members shall be available for public inspection at 201Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and upon request, New Hope Charter 

School may furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require appropriate alternative modification of the agenda in order to participate in Board meetings are invited to contact Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, at [email protected]

Members of the public attending a meeting conducted via teleconference need not give their name when entering the conference call. 

If you have questions or need any assistance in participating in the New Hope Charter School Board meeting, please contact Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, at 

[email protected]

Directors Present 

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Jeff Kreiser (remote), Kim Howard (remote), Lisa Fong (remote) 

Directors Absent 

None 

Guests Present 

Anjam Khan (remote), Casey Jower (remote), Herinder Pegany 

  1. Opening Items 
  2. Call the Meeting to Order 

Kim Howard called a meeting of the board of directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday Feb 26, 2024 at 4:38 PM. 

  1. Record Attendance 
  2. Approval of Agenda 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to Approve revised agenda. 

Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Kim Howard Aye 

Lisa Fong Absent 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

  1. Communications 
  2. No Communications 

No public comment was requested by staff or members of the public. 

III. Consent Agenda 

  1. Approve Prior Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2023 

Kim Howard made a motion to Approve prior meeting minutes from December 11, 2023. Jeff Kreiser seconded the motion. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Absent 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

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  1. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Report: Update on New Hope Charter School Herinder Pegany shared the following updates with the NHCS Board: 
  3. The Midyear Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP). This is a new process beginning this year for charter schools. The NHCS staff and leadership team continues to work on the LCAP with consultant Ryan Cosens on the 3 Goals, 

metrics and actions. Casey Jower, NHCS Fiscal Team Lead, completed the mid year expenditures portion. 

  1. Proposed NHCS academic calendar for the 2024-25 school year. This calendar is very similar to the 2023-24 academic calendar. NHCS staff and school leaders have given very positive feedback and support for both the current year and the proposed 2024-25 academic calendar. 
  2. New charter petition for a new TK-12 program was submitted in November, 2023. A public hearing was held at the January 11, 2024 Robla School District Board meeting. Subsequently, this petition has been withdrawn. 
  3. Fiscal Update: FY 2022-23 Consolidated Audit 

The Fiscal Update and FY 2022-23 consolidated audit will be presented at March 11, 2023. Marcy Kearney, lead auditor, from Christy White, Inc will present this information on March 11, 2023. 

  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  2. Consideration and Approval of Fiscal Year 2022-23 Consolidated Audit This item was tabled until the March 11, 2023 NHCS Board meeting. 
  3.  

Consideration and approval of 2022-23 NHCS School Accountability Report Card (SARC) 

This item was tabled until the March 11, 2023 NHCS Board meeting. 

  1. Discussion: NHCS Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) Mid-Year Update 

Herinder Pegany and Anjam Khan 

Please see notes about this item in the Executive Director's report. 

  1.  

Consideration and approval of 2024-25 Academic Calendar for New Hope Charter School. 

Kim Howard made a motion to Approve the Academic Calendar. 

Jeff Kreiser seconded the motion. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

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Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Adjourn Meeting 

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 5:36 PM. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Herinder Pegany 

 

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New Hope Charter School 

Minutes 

New Hope Charter School Board 

Regular Meeting 

Date and Time 

Monday October 9, 2023 at 4:30 PM 

Location 

New Hope Charter School 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

Instructions for Presentations to the Board by Parents and Citizens 

Agendas are available to all audience members at the meeting. 

Any public records relating to an agenda item for an open session of the Board which are distributed to 

all, or majority of all, of the Board members shall be available for public inspection at 201Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and upon request, New Hope Charter 

School may furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require appropriate alternative modification of the agenda in order to participate in Board meetings are invited to contact Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, at [email protected]

Members of the public attending a meeting conducted via teleconference need not give their name when entering the conference call. 

If you have questions or need any assistance in participating in the New Hope Charter School Board meeting, please contact Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, at 

[email protected]

Directors Present 

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Jeff Kreiser (remote), Kim Howard (remote), Lisa Fong (remote) 

Directors Absent 

None 

Guests Present 

Casey Jower (remote), Herinder Pegany 

  1. Opening Items 
  2. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called a meeting of the board of directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday Oct 9, 2023 at 4:33 PM. 

  1. Record Attendance 
  2. Approval of Agenda 

Kim Howard made a motion to Approve the consent agenda. 

Jeff Kreiser seconded the motion. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

  1. Communications 
  2. Public Comment 

None present to comment. 

III. Consent Agenda 

  1. Approve Prior Meeting Minutes 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the minutes from New Hope Charter School Board on 07-19-23. 

Jeff Kreiser seconded the motion. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

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  1. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Report: Update on New Hope Charter School 

Fantastic start to the school year, two months in 

  • Core subjects taught as well as interventions 
  • Ms. Vu - every student's cumulative folders were assessed, profile shared with 

teachers 

  • Assessments - beginning year diagnostics driving daily instruction 
  • Today begins two-week fall break (just one week in Robla SD, but NHCS started 

one week earlier 

  • 31 students invited and participating in five half-days of focused 

instruction/intervention during break 

Enrollment 

  • Budget projections have been adjusted to reflect current enrollment for 7th and 8th grades - now close to 180 sts (versus 200 anticipated) 
  • K-6 20 sts (v 35), ongoing 1-2 new sts per week 
  • About 45 less students than anticipated; about $600K in federal funding 
  • Determined after first month (20 days) of school; budget adjustment decisions 

made in the last three weeks 

HP and AK - met individually with staff who would need to roll back hours/reduced 

schedules (none of the contracted teachers): 

  • 4 new teachers, intern credential program, 2 at 50%, 1 at 60%, 1 at 80% 
  • Staff remained except for a 50% paraprofessional 
  • Tutoring staff (not same as last year's after-school program), reduction to 6 hrs 

(from 8 hrs) 

  • Students consolidated into three (vs. four) cohorts 
  1. 5 Year Budget Projections 

Casey Jower highlighted: 

  • Enrollment changes 
  • New LCFF calculation 
  • Personnel changes 

Net Surplus (deficit) - not to exceed 5% 

HP voluntary reduction of salary (50%) 

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Potential impacts with future expansion Grades 9-12 

Attrition rate - 10% anticipated 

  • High expectation for promotion (8th to 9th), deterrent for some prospective students/continuation of current students; but necessary for college/career/life preparedness 
  • (20 of last year's 7th grade students chose not to continue to 8th.) 
  • Simultaneously, new enrollees 
  • Continued enrollees are growing in skillfulness, academic culture, engagement and rigor, responsiveness to teacher instruction 
  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  2. Consideration and approval of 2023-24 NHCS Student-Parent Handbook 
  • Not aspirational, reflects actual implementation 
  • Revisions made from staff, board, student, and family/community feedback Accountability - holding to high standards and values 
  • First week of school, students were taught the handbook, conversations around what and why 
  • Translated into Spanish 
  • HP, please send the Board's gratitude to those who took time to contribute and suggest revisions. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the 2023-24 NHCS Student-Parent Handbook. Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Kim Howard Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

  1.  

Consideration and approval of 2023-24 Independent Study Policy for New Hope Charter School. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the 2023-24 Independent Study Policy for NHCS. Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

Review with legal counsel from Young, Minney, & Corr. 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

  1.  

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Consideration and approval of 2023-24 CTC Declaration of Need for New Hope Charter School. 

Links and requests need to be updated. Table for vote at future board meeting. 

  1. Future Business 
  2. Requests from Board Members 

How are assessments (diagnostic, benchmarks at end of trimesters) driving instructional decisions? How is academic progress being monitored? 

  • IXL - daily 
  • NWEA - benchmarks, twice a year 
  • Summative - CAASPP standardized assessments (ELA, Math, Science) 
  • HP will share with board, weekly and benchmark assessments, and next steps for instruction within core or supplemental programs 
  • Analysis of results also helps with monitoring the effectiveness of programs 

VII. Closing Items 

  1. Adjourn Meeting 

Lisa Fong made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

5:24 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 5:24 PM. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Fong 

 

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New Hope Charter School 

Minutes 

Regular BOARD MEETING Agenda New Hope Charter SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Date and Time 

Monday June 26, 2023 at 4:30 PM 

Instructions for Presentations to the Board by Parents and Citizens 

Agendas are available to all audience members at the meeting. 

Any public records relating to an agenda item for an open session of the Board which are distributed to 

all, or majority of all, of the Board members shall be available for public inspection at 201Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and upon request, New Hope Charter 

School may furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to qualified individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require appropriate alternative modification of the agenda in order participate in Board meetings are invited to contact Herinder Pegany, Executive Director at [email protected]

Members of the public attending a meeting conducted via teleconference need not give their name when entering the conference call. 

If you have questions or need any assistance in participating in the New Hope Charter School Board meeting, please contact Herinder Pegany, Executive Director at 

[email protected]

Directors Present 

Jeff Kreiser (remote), Kim Howard (remote), Lisa Fong (remote) 

Directors Absent 

 

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None 

Guests Present 

Bryan Adams (remote), Herinder Pegany 

  1. Opening Items 
  2. Record Attendance 
  3. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called a meeting of the board of directors of New Hope Charter School to 

order on Monday Jun 26, 2023 at 4:42 PM. 

  1. Closed Session 

No action was taken. 

Open Session resumed at 6:02. 

  1. Adoption of Agenda 

Modification to agenda: Approve both minutes from Special Board Meetings from June 5 

and June 7. 

Kim Howard made a motion to Modify agenda to approve both June 5 and 7 Special 

Board Meeting Minutes. 

Jeff Kreiser seconded the motion. 

6:04 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

  1. Consent Agenda 
  2. Approval of Consent Agenda 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the minutes from Special Board Meetings on June 

5 and 7. Special Board Meeting on 06-05-23. 

Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

6:05 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

 

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Roll Call 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the minutes from Special Board Meeting on 06-07- 

  1.  

Lisa Fong seconded the motion. 

6:05 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

III. Reports 

  1. Update on New Hope Charter School 

Lisa Fong and Kim Howard shared their thoughts on the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony. 

Herinder discussed rigorous requirements for being able to promote, and individual family 

conversations and phone calls he made. Updates were shared on current enrollment for 

2023-24. 

Claudia Bermudez did a wonderful job organizing the event, engaging families and the 

wider school community. 

Executive Director Herinder Pegany gave an update on current enrollment for 23-24 

school year: 

K-6:12 students 

7th Grade: Goal of 130 students, near 100 now 

8th Grade: 80 returning students (10% attrition budgeted), 5 new enrollees 

  1. Financial Reports 

Bryan Adams went over the NHCS Budget for 2023-24. He referenced the Summarized 

Format 2023-23 Budget. 

The budget reflects no SPED program. District error on ADA still needs to be addressed 

and is affecting budget, negative fund balance. 

Bryan when into greater detail with the NHCS 5 Year Budget. There are some deficits 

regarding grant funding that we don't have control over. The Budget Surplus (deficit) - 

estimated actuals will change. 

  1. Discussion Items 
  2. Consideration and Approval of 2023-24 Executive Director Employment Agreement 

 

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Comps document had been provided for ED position and revenue at other local charter 

schools. 

In the future, consider including student population number. 

Board recognizes being an ED for a startup school has unique challenges, stressors, and 

need for an experienced skill set. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve 2023-24 Executive Director Employment 

Agreement. 

Lisa Fong seconded the motion. 

6:42 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Kim Howard Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School 2023-24 Budget. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the NHCS 2023-24 Budget. 

Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

6:43 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

  1.  

Consideration and approval of NHCS Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2023-24. 

Herinder had shared the presentation that was given to families and the Robla Board on the LCAP the Board had approved. 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2023-24. 

Lisa Fong seconded the motion. 

6:45 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

  1.  

Consideration and approval of 2023-24 Lease Agreement between New Hope Charter School, LLC and New Hope Charter School. 

 

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Herinder and Bryan had evaluated the market value for rent. SB 740 has the rent 

reimbursement for charter schools at 50-75%. We have currently been reimbursed 60% 

but anticipate more. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve 2023-24 Lease Agreement between New Hope 

Charter School, LLC and New Hope Charter School. 

Kim Howard seconded the motion. 

6:48 pm 

The board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Roll Call 

Jeff Kreiser Aye 

Lisa Fong Aye 

Kim Howard Aye 

  1. Other Business 
  2. NHCS Future Board Business 

Herinder will share proposed dates for the 2023-24 Board Meetings for approval. 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Adjourn Meeting 

There being no further business to be transacted, and upon motion duly made, seconded 

and approved, the meeting was adjourned at 6:50 PM. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Fong

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Board of Directors Special Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

December 12, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:35 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 4:35 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  • Bryan Adams, Abacus Education Partners 
  • Casey Jower, CFO 
  1. Approval of Agenda 
  2. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

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III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from November 7, 2022 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the prior Board Meeting. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:40 pm 

  1. Reports 
  2. Herinder Pegany: Update on New Hope Charter School 
  • It has been a year since the first students received instruction on campus, December 13, 2021. 
  • Attendance rate is still strong at 95-96% ADA 
  • Staff have been a strong community for one another. Teacher morale is positive. There has not been a need to outsource for substitute teachers, as the staff have voluntarily stepped up to provide coverage when needed. 
  • Parent involvement has been strong, with increased communications on school news. A date will be set for the first promotion of the 8th grade class to high school. The ceremony might be on June 16, as the last day of school is June 15, 2023. 
  • Enrollment is currently at 212 students. 
  1. Bryan Adams: First Interim Financial Report 
  • Bryan went over the details of two documents: NHCS Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balance, 2022-2023 First Interim; and NHCS Multi-Year Projection Detail, 2022-23 First Interim Report. 
  • The LCFF Prior Year Adjustment reflects near $175K, since there are more students that qualify for free/reduced lunch than were originally reported. ● The ASES after school program might not have the funds to continue. It is staffed by paraeducators. 
  • The current facility will remain the same for a handful more years. 
  • The New Schools Venture Fund 23-24 and 24-25 projections are not factoring in the addition of high school. 
  • We discussed projected changes to Ending Fund Balance as a % of Expenses. ● We discussed causes for what might cause enrollment to decrease, such as trends in movement and virtual options. At NHCS, the number of students that can be served virtually are up to 20% of in-person numbers. 

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  1. Discussion/Action Items 

 

The Board had the opportunity to ask Herinder and Bryan questions and learn further details on the 2022-23 First Interim Reports. 

  1. Consideration and approval of 2022-23 First Interim Financial Report for New Hope Charter School. 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS 2022-23 First Interim Financial Report. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:09 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 

Next Board Meetings are March 13, 2023 and June 26, 2023 

VII. Adjournment 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:11 pm. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

December 12, 2022 

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New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

November 7, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:33 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Kim Howard 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Kim Howard called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 4:33 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:34 pm 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from June 27, 2022; June 30, 2022; and July 15, 2022. 

  1. Reports 
  2. Herinder Pegany: Update on Opening of New Hope Charter School Herinder went over many details on highlighting data and accomplishments of the first year of NHSC, 2021-2022: 
  • NHSC Demographics by various subgroups were compared to those in Robla School District (RSD), Sacramento County, and California. It will be an ongoing goal to recruit more students and increase alignment with RSD Demographics. 

○ The 2021-22 enrollment shows an overrepresentation in the following subgroups, compared to RSD: African American, Hispanic/Latino, Pacific Islander, and Students with Disabilities. 

○ There is underrepresentation among: Asian, White, Homeless Youth, Socioeconomically Disadvantaged/SD. However, the last subgroup was 

underreported, possibly as an oversight since the school was new (30 or so forms not reported on CDE/CALPADS). The updated number of SD in the last school year was 88%, not 56%, which represents a significant difference in funding. 

  • The Two-Year Path to the High Performing Track: All Charter Schools in California shows CA Dashboard Indicators, the Path to all Green and Blue (Schoolwide Acheivement), and the Path to Gap Closing. NHCS 2021-22 results were shared and matched by a SMART Goal that meets criteria to be a gap closing school (the most likely path to getting to the high performing track). By mid- December, all of the data will be attributed to students by name. Overall: 

○ ELA CAASPP results were Orange -63, with 27% meeting or exceeding the standards. 

○ Math CAASPP results were Red -123, with a small handful meeting or exceeding the standards. 

○ Many students were in the Nearly Met Category. We are mindful of the impact of learning loss in distance learning for nearly two years, as they were continuing in distance learning until the facilities opened early in 2022. 

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○ In the English Learner Performance Index (ELPI), about 24% of students showed improvement/increased a level. The current 8th graders are responding and showing growth from the 7th grade year. 

There is a sense of urgency to catch up, make progress, and prepare for high school, focusing on individual student progress. 

  • Launching into year two, students and families were welcomed through: ○ Welcome communications from advisors, prior to the start of the school year ○ 7th Grade Orientation and 8th Grade Schedule Pick Up 

○ Family “Back to School” Learning Nights 

○ Initial and ongoing Home Visits 

After home visits, staff goes through a process of Community Asset Mapping. Staff looks at the community with assets - not deficits - in mind. 

  • The 2022-23 school year began with a week of Pre-service staff development days. The following week, there were Student Orientation Days for the incoming 7th graders. There are a total of 210 7th and 8th grade students currently enrolled. 
  • Board approval is needed for the NHCS 2022-23 Federal Consolidated Application for Funding of Categorical Programs

○ Title I, Part A: Nearly 80% of NHCS scholars qualify for National School Lunch Program (actual numbers might be closed to 90%) 

○ Title II, Part A (Supporting Effective Instruction): Professional learning ○ Title III English Learner: Nearly 33% of NHCS scholars 

○ Title III Immigrant: 7 NHCS scholars are newcomers 

○ Title IV, Part A (Student and School Support): Technology, enrichment, and inclusion 

  • Board approval is needed for the Education for Homeless Children and Youth Policy, as 30 NHCS scholars are currently experiencing homelessness, and can be supported by a full-time Social Worker/Counselor. The candidate will also support students through staff professional development. 
  • Board approval is needed for the NHCS 2023-22 Declaration of Need for Qualified Educators. A current NHCS math teacher has degrees in that subject area, but is adding a science authorization, to be completed within the school year. Three teachers will need to be employed on Short Term Staff Permits. They will be supported as they complete the requirements to earn their credentials. 
  • Board approval is needed for the NHCS 20223-23 Independent Study Policy. The Board passed and approved a similar version last year, but some revisions 

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have been made. Last year’s policy approved eight students continuing with independent study for the remainder of the school year. The policy can accommodate students needing to travel or with medical needs. All of the work is asynchronous, with a weekly live check in with the assigned teacher. 

  • Board approval is needed for the 2022-23 NHCS Board Meeting Calendar. The proposed dates are: 

○ November 7, 2002 

○ December 12, 2022 

○ March 13, 2023 

○ June 26, 2023 

  1. Discussion/Action Items: 
  • The Board had the opportunity to ask Herinder questions and learn further details on the information and action items presented. 
  1. Consideration and approval of NHCS 2022-23 Federal Application for Funding of Categorical Programs. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the application. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:27 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of NHCS Education for Homeless Children and Youth Policy. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the policy. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:31 pm 

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  1. Consideration and approval of NHCS 2022-23 Independent Study Policy. 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the policy. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:35 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of 2022-23 NHCS Board Meeting Calendar. 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the calendar. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:37 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of NHCS 2022-23 Declaration of Need for Qualified Educators. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the declaration. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:47 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 

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  • NHCS 2022-23 Board Meetings: 

○ December 12, 2022 

○ March 13, 2023 

○ June 26, 2023 

The meetings will include updates pertaining to finance, student data, and demographics. VII. Adjournment 

Kim Howard made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:48 pm. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

November 7, 2022 

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New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

July 15, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:34 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Kim Howard 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Kim Howard called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 4:34 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  • Bryan Adams, Fiscal Team Leader 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:35 pm 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: No items to approve. 

  1. Reports 
  2. Bryan Adams: Updated 2022-23 Budget 
  • In conversation with Gerardo Castillo, CBO of Robla School District, Byran had discovered a mistake had been made in the number of unduplicated students, which affects the funds represented in the NHCS 20222-23 Budget approved at the Special Board Meeting on June 30, 2022. 
  • Bryan went over the original/Board adopted and revised/latest projections for: ○ Staffing Projection 

○ Enrollment/ADA/LCFF Projection 

○ Financial Projection 

○ Budget Metrics 

○ Multi-year Projection Detail 

○ Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balance 

  • There will be a need for major fundraising to address the Net Surplus (Deficit). We will likely borrow from Charter School Capital because of our growth, almost double the enrollment of 2021-22. 
  • Large expenditures per student include desks, new Chromebooks, and carts. 
  1. Discussion/Action Items: 
  • The Board had the opportunity to ask Herinder and Bryan questions and learn further details on the updated materials presented. 
  1. Consideration and approval of updated New Hope Charter School 2022-23 Budget. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the updated NHCS 2022-23 Budget. Seconded: Kim Howard 

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Kim Howard: Aye Lisa Fong: Aye Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:03 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 
  • NHCS 2022-23 Board Meeting Calendar will be sent soon via email, for us to approve in live with anticipated annual deadlines. 
  • Board on Track: Governance Training will be held virtually, with units completed asynchronously. It will be the platform for posting Board Meeting Minutes. 

VII. Adjournment 

Kim Howard made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Jeff Kreiser: Absent 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:06 pm. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

July 15, 2022 

 

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New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

June 30, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:34 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at 4:34 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Absent 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  • Bryan Adams, Fiscal Team Leader 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:34 pm 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: No items to approve. 

  1. Reports 
  2. Executive Director: LCAP 2022-23 and Consolidated Application (ESSA) for Federal programs 
  • Herinder went over the Local Control Funding Formulas and 22-23 Budget Overview. 
  • The Supplement to the Annual Update to the 2021-22 LCAP was shared as a narrative reflection on how goals were met in student achievement/academic performance, school climate, and parent involvement. 
  • Data on student abilities to inform further goals and instruction have been captured through: 

○ EL Performance Assessment 

○ CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress ○ ELPAC (English Language Performance Assessments of California) 

○ IXL Math and ELA (used as interims/benchmarks) 

○ Absenteeism and Suspension 

Progress has been made on all growth measures. New growth goals have been set for the 2022-23 school year. 

  1. Bryan Adams: NHCS 2022-23 Budget and Executive Director’s employment agreement. 
  • Bryan went over the following NHCS documents and projections as of 6/30/22: ○ 2022-23 Adopted Budget: Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balance 

○ Financial Projection 

- Will be revised in late August/mid-September when enrollment is 

more firm 

○ Enrollment Projection 

- Currently at 237. Goal is 250. Max is 300. 

○ Staffing Projection 

- 12 Full time Teachers, 8 Admin./Clerical, 5 

Paraprofessionals/Teachers Aides 

○ Multi-Year Projection 

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○ Budget Metrics 

 

- Estimates consider causes for attrition and inflation. 

  • Bryan went over the Executive Director Employment Agreement. Herinder had taken a 50% salary decrease in the school's opening year. The proposed agreement would restore his salary for 2022-23, using a formula comparable to other charter school executives. 
  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  • The Board had the opportunity to ask Herinder and Bryan questions and learn further details on the materials presented. 
  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School 2022-23 Budget. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the NHCS 2022-23 Budget. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:22 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of NHCS Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2022-23. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the NHCS LCAP for 2022-23. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:23 pm 

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  1. Consideration and approval of 2022-23 Executive Director Employment Agreement. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the 2022-23 Executive Director Employment Agreement. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:23 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 
  • The budget for the 2022-23 school year starts July 1, 2022. 
  • Herinder will send out the calendar for next year’s Board Meeting. There will likely be four regularly scheduled Board Meetings and two Special Board Meetings. ● Herinder and Lisa will work on communicating details for a self-paced Board on Track training. 

VII. Adjournment 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:25 pm. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

June 30, 2022 

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New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

June 27, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:40 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 4:40 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Absent 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

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Time carried: 4:43 pm 

 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from May 2, 2022 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:44 pm 

  1. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Herinder Pegany presented updates on the State of our School, LCAP 2022-23 public hearing, and Consolidated Application. 
  • NHCS just finished their two-week long summer school program. 
  • Data is in from IXL on ELA and math to inform student performance and growth since their return to in-person learning, February through June. It is aligned with the Common Core Standards. 
  • ELPAC scores show which ELL students were redesignated Fluent, and which went up a level. 
  • In June, there was a student arts showcase. Students were able to engage the community while presenting pieces learned from Marituchi Music, NorCal School of the Arts, and other New Hope Development Corporation professionals. 
  • Students and Staff had a celebratory time of connection through the end of the year Field Day. 
  • Enrollment for the 2022-23 school year is in progress. There are currently nearly 100 students enrolled for the next 7th grade class. Prospective students and families have been able to schedule visits to the campus. Robla School District helped with a promotional video, and Ruben Reyes had prospective students’ families receive autocalls with enrollment information. 
  • New staffing decisions have been made to increase the number of teachers and admin. needed for the 7th grade students. 
  • The LCAP’s Annual Measurable Outcomes language has been revised to be more clear and succinct. The expenditures are aligned with the 2022-23 budget. 

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  1. Discussion/Action Items: No Action Items. 
  2. Closing Items 
  3. Future Board Business 
  • Special Board Meeting for LCAP 2022-23, ConApp, Budget, and Executive Director Salary: June 30, 2022 at 4:30 pm. 
  • Herinder and Lisa will work on setting up the Board on Track: Governance Training. 
  • Upcoming NHCS 2022-23 start up dates: 

August 1: Staff returns 

August 8-10: 7th Grade Orientation (half days) 

August 15: First day of school 

VII. Adjournment 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

Kim Howard: Absent 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:29 pm. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

June 27, 2022 

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New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

May 2, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:47 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 4:47 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

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Time carried: 4:48 pm 

 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from March 29, 2022 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the prior Board Meeting. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:48 pm 

  1. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Herinder Pegany presented updates on the State of our School, Prop. 51, and EDD SDI. 
  • NHCS continues to enjoy working with an incredible group of students and families. Of the 135 students enrolled, attendance in the last quarter has remained strong, with 94-95% attendance rate. Testing begins next week for the next three weeks: three days of math, three days of ELA, and P.E. The last day of school is June 9. 
  • Efforts to enroll prospective 7th graders for the 22/23 school year are progressing solidly. 
  • Staff development to build on the established culture of Robla School District has been ongoing. Staff just completed four days of PBIS training (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports). Safety and relationships among the students and adults has been a focus. 
  • NHCS has now officially attained 501c3 Non-Profit Status. 
  • Consideration of Board approval for the CA EDD Application for Elective Coverage of State Disability Insurance (SDI). Board Secretary Lisa Jong-Fong had signed the application on April 8, 2022. 
  • Herinder has been working with Superintendent Ruben Reyes to identify a better solution for a potential permanent school site as NHCS grows to include high school grades 9-12. The new site would be adjacent to Taylor Street Elementary School and the 

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park. A joint use agreement may be established with the City Planning Council. The expanded use would allow for facilities for sports and the arts. Both Robla School District and Twin Rivers Unified School District have been notified of NHCS’s intention to file an application for new construction funding with the Office of Public School Construction under the Charter schools Facilities Program. 

  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  • The Board had the opportunity to ask Herinder questions and learn further details on the EDD SDI application and Prop. 51 resolution. 
  • The Board acknowledged all of Herinder’s hard work and advocacy in NHCS’s startup year, and inquired of his self-care practices to balance personal health and wellness. 
  • The Board expressed caution over expanding NHCS to high school. A solid foundation in middle school must be established first so rigor can be sustained in the high school grades. Recommendation to consider what will equip NHCS and the Board to handle high school. 
  • Currently only 3 out of 135 enrolled students have come from outside of Robla School District. NHCS continues to be “rooted in Robla” and builds off of their foundational support. Many NHCS/Robla students may grow to be first in their family to go to college and graduate. We will nurture opportunities to cultivate college, career, and life-ready graduates. 
  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School application for EDD SDI participation. 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the NHCS application for EDD SDI participation. Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:14 pm 

  1. Consideration and Approval of Prop. 51 resolution for filing of district and state applications and communications, and appointing persons 

authorized to act on behalf of NHCS. 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS ESSA Application for Funding. 3

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye Kim Howard: Aye Lisa Fong: Aye 

 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:16 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 
  • Next Board Meeting June 27, 2022 at 4:30 pm. 
  • Lisa Fong will share access to the online module to train board members, “Board on Track: Governance Training.” We will discuss further if the Board wishes to take the courses asynchronous or synchronous in-person. 
  • SCOE has released the first installment of the LCAP and ESSER II and III funds, which are about 10% of the total allocation. 
  • On June 3, the NHCS School Site Council will make a plan for the recommended action steps to implement our four LCAP goals. Each of the members are veterans who have served on School Site Councils prior. 
  • In 22/23 school year, the Board’s meetings will be less frequent, quarterly around reporting cycles. Thanks for flexibility around the need for Special Board Meetings this startup year. 

VII. Adjournment 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:23 pm. 

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Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

May 2, 2022

 

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New Hope Charter School 

 

Board of Directors Special Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

March 29, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:35 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, March 29, 2022 at 4:35 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Per Herinder Pegany, Item E on Expanded Learning Opportunities is to be removed from the agenda, as it was discovered middle school students are ineligible. 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

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Lisa Fong: Aye 

 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:37 pm 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from March 21, 2022 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the prior Board Meeting. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:38 pm 

  1. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Herinder Pegany presented funding applications for which NHCS is applying and seeking Board approval: LCAP Federal Addendum, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Application for Funding, ESSA Assurances, Expanded Learning Opportunities Program Grant plan, and After School Education and Safety (ASES) program. 
  • LCAP Federal Addendum 

- Title I addresses academic achievement and progress towards grade level standards due to learning loss. 

- Title II addresses professional development to meet the needs of English Language Learners, immigrant families, and parent 

involvement/engagement. 

- ESSER II & III have 6-7 recommended actions to use the emergency release funds due to COVID. 

  • After School Education and Safety (ASES) 

Funding would allow the existing program to accommodate 110 students, extend the end time from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and increase the ratio of 10 students/1 staff. 

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  1. Discussion/Action Items 

 

The Board had the opportunity to ask Herinder questions and learn further details on the funding applications. 

  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School LCAP Federal Addendum 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS LCAP Federal Addendum. Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 4:49 pm 

  1. Consideration and Approval of 2021-22 New Hope Charter School ESSA Application for Funding 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS ESSA Application for Funding. Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 4:49 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School 2021-22 ESSA Assurances 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the NHCS 2021-22 ESSA Assurances. Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 4:50 pm 

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  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School After School Education and Safety (ASES) program application 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the NHCS ASES program application. Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 4:50 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 

Next Board Meeting May 2, 2022 at 4:30 pm. Consideration and encouragement to eventually meet in person, increasing access for our constituents. 

At the next meeting, we will take an online module to train board members, “Board on Track: Governance Training.” It is about one hour long and made possible through a $4,500 charter school grant. Following modules will include Fiscal and Academic trainings. 

VII. Adjournment 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:55 pm. 

Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

March 29, 2022 

 

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New Hope Charter School 

 

Board of Directors Special Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time: 

March 21, 2022 | 4:30 pm 

Location: 

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference. 

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:34 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, March 21, 2022 at 4:34 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 
  • Bryan Adams (Abacus Education Partners) 
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the agenda items. 

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:35 pm 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda) 

No public comment on items not on the agenda. 

III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from March 14, 2022 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the prior Board Meeting. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:35 pm 

  1. Reports 
  2. Bryan Adams presented the updated Second Interim Financial Report and went over several documents in detail. The documents covered the Second Interim: 
  3. Budget Metrics as of March 15, 2022 (Financial, Enrollment, and Personnel) 2. Multi-Year Projection (Revenue, Expenses, and Fund Balance) 
  4. Character School Interim Financial Report - Alternative Form 
  5. Revenues, Expenditures, and Changes in Fund Balance 
  6. Financial Projection as of March 15, 2022 
  7. Staffing Assumptions (Certificated and Classified) 
  8. Enrollment Projection (Current year through 2026-2027) 
  • Year End Fund Balance has increased, based on the anticipation of donations coming at the end of June 2022 when NHCS has 501(c)(3) status. 
  • Some significant sources of revenue have been the PCSGP (Title IV part C) and ESSER 2 & 3 funds. 
  • Bryan also shared a proposal for independent audit services from Christy White, CPA. They are a smaller firm specializing in auditing California charter schools. Over the next three years, their services would include tax preparation. The proposed annual fees account for increases due to inflation and student enrollment. 

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  1. Executive Director Herinder Pegany presented details to be approved in the following documents: 
  • Safe Return to School Plan (Updated March 2022) 

Health and safety procedures are aligned with practices in place in Robla School District. Weekly Covid testing has been available at Glenwood Elementary. Updated safety procedures allow for parents to schedule visits for observation and guest speakers. Staff data in regards to Covid vaccinations is on record. Families will be notified of the student vaccination requirement in the future when a mandate is established. Two students are currently enrolled in the Independent Study Program. Expanded learning opportunities include after school enrichment, additional classroom support staff, and summer programs. Summer 2022 learning recovery programs will address students’ academic and/or social emotional needs. 

  • ESSER III Expenditure Plan 

Total funds received are $528,028. All of the funds will be used to address lost instructional time through Instructional Coaching, Intervention Assistants (five additional staff), and Counselor and Social Worker training on Positive Behavior Interventions & Support (PBIS) and mental health supports. Frequent community input has influenced the development of the plan, which addresses some of the following demographics and their needs amond NHCS students: 

- More than 90% students are eligible for Free and Reduced Priced Meals. - 37% of students are English Language Learners, with six different languages represented. 

- Nearly 20% of students have an Individualized Educational Plan. 

  • Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) 

Successes include NHCS’s continuous positive collaboration and partnership with Robla School District. NHCS participates in the Robla Resilience Project, focusing on taking action to deal with systemic racism in the community, cultural sensitivity, and anti-racist practices. Areas of need to address in the 2021-2024 school years are social emotional issues, learning gaps, assessments, and resource availability, including staffing and materials. Details and metrics on goals include: 

  1. Academic Performance (18 Action steps) 
  2. School Climate (5 Action steps) 
  3. Parent Involvement (5 Action steps) 
  4. Equity, Inclusion, and Respect (5 Action steps) 

Some current highlights from the action steps include provision of two Chromebooks for each student (one at school and one for home use), Summer 

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School 2022 Program, Enrichment classes (most recently a Robotics course has been added), implementation of the Healthy Kids Survey and another survey developed by the NHCS Counselor, parent empowerment classes, and a field trip to CSUS. 

  1. Discussion/Action Items 

The Board had the opportunity to ask Bryan and Herinder questions and learn further details on the financial reports and plan documents. 

  1. Consideration and approval of updated Second Interim Financial Report 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the updated Second Interim Financial Report Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:54 pm 

  1. Consideration and Approval of New Hope Charter School Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for 2021-24 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS LCAP. 

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:55 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School Safe Return to School Plan 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the NHCS Safe Return to School Plan. Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:55 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of New Hope Charter School ESSER III Expenditure Plan 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the NHCS ESSER III Expenditure Plan. Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:56 pm 

  1. Consideration and approval of proposal from Christy White, Inc. for 2021-22 FY independent audit services 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the proposal. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:57 pm 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 

Next Board Meeting May 2 at 4:30 pm 

VII. Adjournment 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:57 pm. 

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Respectfully Submitted, 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School 

March 21, 2022

 

 

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New Hope Charter School

Board of Directors Special Meeting Minutes Date and Time

March 14, 2022 j 4:30 pm 

Location

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:42 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, March 14 at 4:41 pm al 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838. 

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 
  • Jeff Kreiser: Present 
  • Kim Howard: Present 
  • Lisa Fong: Absent 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Presen

  • None 

Guests Present 

  • Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter Schoo
  • Bryan Adams (Abacus Education Partners
  1. Approval of Agenda 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the agenda items

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong:

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time carried: 4:45 pm (approximate) 

  1. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda

Nopublic comment on items not on the agenda. 

Ill . Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from December 13, 2021 

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the prior Board Meeting. Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong

The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time carried: 4:47 pm 

  1. Reports 
  2. Bryan Adams presented the Second Interim Financial Report and reviewed related fiscal documents in detail. The documents covered the following
  • NHCDC loan/payback for start-up costs impacts our 2020-21 balance. Repayment of loan to NHCDC will be over three years. 
  • Special Education funding is still being determined. A MOU with theRobla School District is being finalized. This agreement will help us determine our funding allocation for 2021-22. 
  • Donations have been held up due to our 501(C)(3) application slowly being processed by the IRS still. 
  • LCFF revenue has gone down from our initial budget projection at the beginning of the year. This is due to our enrollment being down from our initial projections. 
  • PCSGP grant has awarded New Hope Charter School additional $100,000. We will received $600,000 total. 
  • We have added federal revenues (ESSERs !! and !!!) into the budget. The March 21, 2022 Special Board meeting will feature the ESSER III spending plan (as well required Safe Return to School Plan and Local Control Accountability Plan) 
  • Salaries went up slightly due to Special Ed staffing that was required for two paraprofessional teaching assistants. 
  • Our charter authorizer has a very strong partnership with Robla School District, and the District understands our start-up costs and challenges. 
  1. Executive Director Herinder Pegany gave an update on the state of the school. Herinder shared a presentation that highlighted: school-wide events (Black History Month, Arts Showcase and Women’s History Month); data from social-emotional learning (SEL) surveys

(September and January); data from Spring 2021 English Learner Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) and the formative English Learner Formative Observation Assessments (ELFA) show our 46 English Learners have diverse English Language Development (ELD) needs. NHCS is meeting these needs with a system of interventions and supports that are promoting progress.

  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  2. Consideration and approval of Second Interim Financial Report 

The Board had the opportunity to ask Bryan and Herinder questions and learn further details on the financial reports

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the Second Interim Financial Report Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kirn Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong

The Board VOTED to approve the motion. 

Time Carried: 5:05 pm (approximate) 

  1. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 
  • Special Meeting: March 21 at 4:30 pm (Audit firm approval and Safety Plan for ESSERs) ● 2022-23 NHCS Board Meeting dates 

VII. Adjournment 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:50 pm

Respectfully Submitted

Herinder Pegany 

Executive Director, New Hope Charter Schoo

March 19, 2022


 

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NEW HOPE 

CHARTER SCHOOL 

New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Special Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time

December 13, 2021 | 4:30 pm 

Location

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:53 pm Name of presiding officer: Kim Howard 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Kim Howard called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 4:53 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 

Jeff Kreiser: Present 

Lisa Fong: Present 

Kim Howard: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 

Bryan Adams (Abacus Education Partners

  1. Approval of Agenda 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the agenda items

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: (Not yet present

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time carried: 4:55 pm 

  1. II. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda

No public comment on items not on the agenda

III. Consent Agenda Items: Meeting Minutes from November 8, 2021 

Lisa Fong made a motion to approve the meeting minutes from the prior Board Meeting. Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: (Not yet present

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time carried: 4:56 pm 

  1. IV. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Herinder Pegany gave an update on the state of the school. Today was the first day of the much-anticipated opening of the classrooms for in-person learning. The six teachers, office staff, and construction workers had been working diligently to prepare the facilities. There was 100% student attendance, the families were excited, and the students were well-behaved. Board members are welcome to visit and observe instruction at any time
  3. Bryan Adams presented the First Interim Financial Report and went over seven 

documents in detail. The documents covered the First Interim

Certification 

Revenue, Expenses, & Fund Balance 

Detail Financial Projection 

Enrollment & ADA Assumptions (through 12th Grade, 26-27 school year) Balance Sheet 

Facility Rent Expense 

Staffing Assumptions 

The following school year, a budget surplus is anticipated to come with an increase in enrollment. Fundraising efforts are in the works through grants and donations from investors. A new loan will likely be needed in July. Bryan has been working closely with Gerardo Castillo, CPA for Robla School District. Some collaborations include transportation costs and the ability to rent four of the NHCS classrooms not currently in use, as well as a restroom, to Glenwood Elementary while they undergo their own site construction

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  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  2. Consideration and approval of First Interim Financial Report 

The Board had the opportunity to ask Bryan and Herinder questions and learn further details on the financial reports

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the First Interim Financial Report 

Seconded: Lisa 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time Carried: 5:30 pm 

  1. VI. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 

Board members, please visit the school site. Herinder will send out their bell schedule

VII. Adjournment 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:31 pm

Respectfully Submitted

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School December 13, 2021

 

 

 

 

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NEW HOPE 

CHARTER SCHOOL 

New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Special Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time

November 8, 2021 | 4:30 pm 

Location

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 4:32 pm 

Name of presiding officer: Jeff Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 4:32 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 

Jeff Kreiser: Present 

Lisa Fong: Present 

Kim Howard: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

None 

Guests Present 

Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School Bryan Adams (Abacus Education Partners

  1. Approval of Agenda 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the agenda items

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

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The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time carried: 4:33 pm 

  1. II. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda

No public comment on items not on the agenda

III. Consent Agenda Items: No Items to Approve 

  1. IV. Reports 
  2. Executive Director Herinder Pegany gave an update on the state of the school and 

staffing needs. Currently 142 students are enrolled. The numbers may change when the facility opens for in-person learning soon. Positive relationships with each student, families, and Robla School District continue to be a strength. Two staffing changes are off to a solid start, impacting both general and special education students

  1. Bryan Adams gave a fiscal update and went over two documents. The Financial 

Projection details Revenue, Expenses, Net Surplus (Deficit), and Cash Flow for the Adopted Budget and Latest Projection. He is in conversation with potential lenders. The Budget Metrics details Finance, Enrollment, and Personnel. So far, the student attendance rate has been good at 96.5%. In the next month, we will approve the first Interim Report to Robla School District. We will also learn of the ESSER funds that will become available

  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  2. Consideration and approval of Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators 

The Board discussed adopting the Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators for two of the teaching assignments. The Declaration would be submitted to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to secure two Limited Assignment Permits (one for Single Subject and one for Special Education)

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the Declaration of Need for Fully Qualified Educators

Seconded: Jeff Kreiser 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time Carried: 5:24 pm 

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CHARTER SCHOOL 

  1. VI. Closing Items 
  2. Future Board Business 

The next Board Meeting is December 6 at 4:30 pm. If possible, the meeting will be in 

person so we can visit the school site and see its progression

  1. VI. Adjournment 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:28 pm

Respectfully Submitted

Lisa Jong. Fong 

Lisa Jong-Fong 

Secretary, New Hope Charter School November 8, 2021

 

 

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NEW HOPE 

CHARTER SCHOOL 

New Hope Charter School 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

Date and Time

August 4, 2021 | 5:00 pm 

Location

201 Jessie Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95838 

All participants attended via Zoom video conference

  1. Opening Items 

Time the meeting was convened: 5:10 pm Name of presiding officer: Jeffrey Kreiser 

  1. Call the Meeting to Order 

Jeff Kreiser called the meeting of the Board of Directors of New Hope Charter School to order on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 5:10 pm at 201 Jessie Avenue, Sacramento, CA, 95838

  1. Record of Attendance and Guests 

Jeff Kreiser: Present 

Lisa Fong: Present 

Kim Howard: Present 

Board Members Present via Teleconferences 

  • All members participated via Zoom conference meeting 

Non-voting Members Present 

  • None 

Guests Present 

Herinder Pegany, Executive Director, New Hope Charter School 

  1. Approval of Agenda 

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the agenda items

Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion

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Time carried: approximately 5:12 pm 

  1. II. Communications: Public Comment (on items not on the agenda

No public comment on items not on the agenda

III. Consent Agenda Items: No Items to Approve 

  1. IV. Reports 

Executive Director Herinder Pegany shared the temporary facility agreement and loan from Robla School District. The necessary loan amount has changed from the assessments presented in April, per delays from SMUD. More funds are needed for site preparations. The funds will allow temporary power to portable classrooms. Another 4-5 weeks of construction is needed until NHCS classrooms will be available (estimated by October). Approval needed for the facility agreement and loan from the Robla School District to LLC, an amount not to exceed the amount specified in the Development Budget, currently listed as approximately $2,042,227.51. Additionally, Robla School District will consider voting to approve contributing near $200K toward the investment of facilities improvements at their Board Meeting on Thursday, August 5, at 5:30 pm

  • Charter School Revolving Loan Fund - Approval needed for the $250K loan agreement and resolution we have been offered for gap funding (we had applied in Spring 2021). The funds are to be used for operating expenses, not the facility

California Charter Schools Joint Powers Authority (CharterSAFE) - Approval of Resolutions needed to join California Charter Schools Joint Powers Authority (CharterSAFE). We would authorize an application to the Director of Industrial Relations, State of California, for a certificate of content to self-insure workers' compensation liabilities

  1. Discussion/Action Items 
  2. Consideration and approval facility agreement and loan from the Robla School 

District to LLC, an amount not to exceed the amount specified in the Development Budget, currently listed as approximately $2,042,227.51

Kim Howard made a motion to approve the facility agreement and loan. Seconded: Lisa Fong 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The Board VOTED to approve the motion

Time Carried: approximately 5:45 pm 

NEW HOPE 

CHARTER SCHOOL 

  1. Consideration and approval of Charter School Revolving Loan Fund Program loan 

agreement and resolution

Jeff Kreiser made a motion to approve the facility agreement and loan

Seconded: Kim Howard 

Jeff Kreiser: Aye 

Kim Howard: Aye 

Lisa Fong: Aye 

The