Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


June 5th, 2018

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion

B. Approval of Agenda Order

C. Superintendent’s Report

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Approval of Consent Calendar:

It is recommended the Board approve all items of the Consent Calendar as presented or amended.

B. Certificated Personnel Items:

It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel items as presented.

C. Classified Personnel Items:

It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel items as presented

D. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 7, 2018, Special Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 8, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

F. Approval of Purchase Orders:

It is recommended the Board approve the purchase orders as presented.

G. Annual Request to Submit an Application for Consolidated Categorical Aid:

It is recommended the Board approve the request to submit an application for Consolidated Categorical Aid, Part I, June 30, 2018.

H. Authorization to Expend $195,000 to Maintain Smart Boards Projection Systems:

It is recommended the Board authorize the expenditure of $195,000 for replacement projectors for currently installed District Smart Boards.

I. Appointment of Members to the Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC) for the Strong Schools Bond:

It is recommended the Board 1) Reappoint four members to the COC for another two-year term, 2) Express its thanks for their service to the community to the three members of the current Bond COC who are leaving, and 3) Appoint three new members to two-year terms.

J. Authorization to Contract for 2018-19 with fs3|Hodges for Bond Program Management Services:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to enter into a contract with fs3|Hodges in an amount not to exceed $558,099 for Bond Program Management in 2018-19.

K. Annual Authorization to Purchase School Site Technical Equipment:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchase technology during the 2018-19 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000, with the amount from Apple in an amount not to exceed $700,000, Dell Marketing in an amount not to exceed $600,000, and D&D Security in an amount not to exceed $120,000.

L. Authorization to Purchase by Sole Source Playground Equipment by Landscape Structure for Greendell School:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchase playground equipment from Ross Recreation Equipment for Greendell School.

M. Contracts for Legal Services for 2017-18 and 2018-19:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to increase budget allocation to Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo and Cozen O’Connor, and enter into contracts for legal services for 2018-19 with Lozano Smith, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo, and Dannis Woliver Kelley.

– MOVED TO ACTION

N. Declaration of Need for Emergency and Limited Assignment Permits for Certificated Employees:

The Board will discuss approving the Declaration of Need as presented. This item was discussed at the May 8, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Social Emotional Learning Implementation Update 2017-18:

Staff will present an update on the implementation efforts of the Social-emotional Curriculum Committee (SCC) recommendations presented at the February 27, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. This item was tabled from the May 22, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. – POSTPONED

 

B. PUBLIC HEARING: Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP):

The Board will conduct a public hearing on this item prior to discussion on the agenda.

 

C. Local Control Accountability Plan 2018:

It is recommended the Board review the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and make any recommendations for the final draft, which will be brought to the June 19, 2018, Reguar Board Meeting for approval.

 

 

D. Resolution No. 2017-18.23 Renaming Resolution:

This item was submitted for inclusion in a Board agenda pursuant to section 35145.5 of the Education Code and PAUSD Board Bylaws.

 

 

E. PUBLIC HEARING: Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2018-19: Resolution No. 2017-18.16: Year End Budget Transfer Authorization 2017-18; Resolution No. 2017-18.17: Budget Transfer of Funds for the Fiscal Year 2018-19; Resolution No. 2017-18.18: Interfund Borrowing Fiscal Year 2017-18: Pending discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended the Board adopt the 2018-19 budget, adopt the budget for fund 21-210, and approve the three resolutions.

 

F. Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2018-19: Resolution No. 2017-18.16:

Year End Budget Transfer Authorization 2017-18; Resolution No. 2017-18.17: Budget Transfer of Funds for the Fiscal Year 2018-19; Resolution No. 2017-18.18: Interfund Borrowing Fiscal Year 2017-18: Pending discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended the Board adopt the 2018-19 budget, adopt the budget for fund 21-210, and approve the three resolutions.

 

 

G. PUBLIC HEARING: Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2017-18.15 The Increase in School Facilities Fees and Adoption of CEQA Notice of Exemption:

The Board will conduct a public hearing on this item prior to discussion later on the agenda.

 

H. Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2017-18.15 The Increase in School Facilities Fees and Adoption of CEQA Notice of Exemption:

It is recommended the Board adopt the attached Resolution 2017-18.15.

 

 

I. Resolution No. 2017-18.19: Resolution of the Board of Education of the Palo Alto Unified School District Ordering a School Bond Election, and Authorizing Necessary Actions in Connection Therewith:

It is recommended the Board adopt Resolution No. 2017-18.19.

 

 

J. Conceptual Design Approval for Multi-Purpose Buildings at El Carmelo, Escondido, and Walter Hays Elementary Schools:

It is recommended the Board approve the conceptual design and scope of the projects for each school as outlined below.

 

 

K. Authorization to Award the Replacement of the Clock/Bell/Speaker System at Palo Alto High School:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award to the lowest responsive responsible bidder for the replacement of the Clock/Bell/Speaker system at Palo Alto High School.

 

 

L. Palo Alto Management Association Compensation Increase:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the 1% raise on the salary schedule and the 1% one-time, off-the-salary-schedule pay increases for PAMA.

 

 

M. Approval for Bond Manager Contract:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the Bond Manager Contract.

 

 

N. Approval for Chief Academic Officer Contract:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the Chief Academic Officer Contract.

 

 

O. Initial Negotiating Proposals Submitted by Palo Alto Educators Association:

This item is for information only.

P. Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with Palo Alto Educators Association:

Following the discussion at the June 5, 2018 meeting, staff recommends that the Board waive the two meeting rule and approve the District openers for negotiations with the Palo Alto Educators Association.

 

 

Q. Resolution No. 2017-18.20 The Board of Trustees of the Palo Alto Unified School District Adopting a Proposal to Limit the Number of Consecutive Terms a Member of the Board of Education May Serve, Ordering an Election on the Proposal, Establishing Specifications of the Election Order, and Requesting Consolidation with other Elections Occurring on November 6, 2018:

It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2017-18.20.

 

 

R. Resolution No. 2017-18.21 and Resolution No. 2017-18.22 for Child Development Services Contracts:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the Child Development Contracts and Resolutions No. 2017-18.21 and No. 2017-18.22 for the 2018-19 school year.

 

 

S. Set Aside Funding in the Amount of $600,000 for Teacher Housing:

It is recommended the amount of $600,000 from the New School Fund in the General Reserve be designated for possible use for Teacher Housing at the Grant Avenue site in Palo Alto.

– POSTPONED

M. Contracts for Legal Services for 2017-18 and 2018-19:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to increase budget allocation to Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo and Cozen O’Connor, and enter into contracts for legal services for 2018-19 with Lozano Smith, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo, and Dannis Woliver Kelley. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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