April 21st, 2015
Open Session / Reports
A. Approval of Agenda Order
B. Superintendent’s Report – Student and Staff Successes
C. Student Board Member Reports
Approval of Consent Calendar
A. Certificated Personnel Actions It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented
B. Classified Personnel Actions It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel actions as presented
C. Approval of Warrants It is recommended the Board approve the warrants for February 2015 as presented.
D. Approval of Change Orders It is recommended the Board approve the change orders for February 2015 as presented.
E. Approval of International Field Trip It is recommended the Board approve the international field trip to Costa Rica for Escondido elementary school students.
F. Appointment of Independent Auditors for 2014-15 It is recommended the Board appoint the firm of Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co. as the PAUSD independent auditor and Christy White Accountancy Corporation to perform the 2014-15 performance audit of the Strong Schools Bond program.
G. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement and Valenzuela/CAHSEE Lawsuit Settlement) Quarterly Report This an informational report and requires no action by the Board. There were no complaints in regard to the areas of this report.
Action / Discussion / Informational Items
A. Probationary Certificated Staff Members Recommended for Permanent Status It is recommended the Board reelect the certificated staff members thereby granting them permanent status at the start of the new school year as presented
B. Advance Authentic Research – Science Research Project Staff will present information regarding the enhancing, extending, and expanding of the current Science Research Project.
C. New Courses – Palo Alto High School The Board will discuss approval of two courses – Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Early Childhood Development in Depth (ECDID).
D. 2015-16 Additional Resource Allocations The Board will consider approval of the recommended additional resource allocations.
E. Authorization to Issue Amendment No. 1 to Matriscope Engineering Laboratories for Additional Testing and Special Inspection Services for the Palo Alto High School Performing Arts Center Project. The Board will discuss authorizing execution of an amendment to the contract in an amount not to exceed $175,000.
F. Award of Selected Alternatives to Alten Construction for the Performing Arts Center Project The Board will discuss approval of change orders for Palo Alto High School in an amount not to exceed $529,000.
I. Budget Transfers for Strong Schools Bond Projects The Board will consider authorizing project budget transfers. This item was discussed at the March 24, 2015, regular meeting.
J. Revision to Adopted School Calendar for 2015-16 The Board will consider approving the proposed change to the 2015-16 calendar as presented. This item was discussed at the March 24, 2015, regular meeting.
K. Extension of Site Leases – Garland Site to Stratford Schools and 525 San Antonio to Athena Academy The Board will consider approving the one-year extensions of the leases for the Garland site and 525 San Antonio as presented. This item was discussed at the March 24, 2015, regular meeting.
Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition
D. Acknowledgements and Recognition
E. Board Calendar