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Transportation Update -1-17-13

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Transportation Update -1-17-13

  1. 1. TRANSPORTATION UPDATE January 17, 2013 Presented by: Donna Caperton Assistant Superintendent Business Services
  2. 2. Transportation—A long time ago
  3. 3. Transportation--Now
  4. 4. Transportation Facts• For 2012-13, the Transportation Department transports • 875 Special Education Students (3.9% of total District enrollment) • 1900 Regular Education Students (8.6% of total District enrollment)• Routes: • 6 home to school • 2 Middle school shuttles for Rancho Minerva/Madison • 1 NCLB middle school route • 1 NCLB elementary school route • 1 High School shuttle run for Mission Vista High School • Parent pay (Budgeted $126,000—only received $25,000 to date) • Paid—103; Free/Reduced—143 (Annual Pass--$550) • 48 did not renew after the 1st Semester • 30 routes to out of district schools and non-public school programs
  5. 5. Transportation Facts• Field Trips • 80 Community Experience (Special Education) • 1000 Regular Education • 120 Charter Bus Trips • Buses travel over 1,000,000 miles per year• Staffing • 1 Director • 1 Operations Supervisor • 1 Staff Secretary II • 1 Office Assistant • 2 Dispatchers/Schedulers • 1 Driver Trainer • 6 Transportation Assistants • 4 Lead Bus Drivers • 57 Bus Drivers • 1 Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor • 5 Mechanics
  6. 6. Transportation Facts• Vehicle Inventory • 91 Buses ranging in age from 1988-2012 • Of those: • 22 Special Ed Buses (Cut-a-way Vans) exceed useful life by 16 years • Replacement Cost $2.4 million • 10 71-78 passenger buses which cannot be operated after December 2013 • Replacement Cost $1.6 million • 9 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses will need the fuel tanks to be replaced in 2016-17 • Replacement cost $20,000 per bus {$180,000} • CNG fueling Station needs major upgrades—new station will cost $250,000• Funding • Home to School • Revenue: $730,000 • Expenses: $1.3 million • Additional General Fund Contribution: $635,000
  7. 7. Transportation Facts• Funding • Home to School (Continued) • Mission Vista High School Shuttle • Budgeted $126,000; received to date: $25,000 • Loss of $101,000 • Special Education • Revenue: $736,000 • Expenses: $3.6 million • Additional General Fund Contribution: $2.86 million
  8. 8. Current Issues• Director—will be retiring as of February 28th• Aging Fleet and replacement of fleet • Vehicle Maintenance demands have increased• Extra Curricular Transportation • District Costs: $35.39/hour and $3.35/mile based on 2011-12 data • Charter Bus Services • District no longer providing support for extra curricular transportation • Parents and students required to get there on their own • Legal has indicated that if groups such as Foundations/Boosters wish to contract out they may do so • Do not have to go through the District (Education Code 44808)• MVHS Shuttle Service encroachment

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