Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


January 13th, 2015

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Approval of Agenda Order

B. Superintendent’s Report

C. Student Board Member Reports

D. Student and Staff Successes

 

 

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Certificated Personnel Actions It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented.

B. Classified Personnel Action It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented.

C. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement and Valenzuela/CAHSEE Lawsuit Settlement) Quarterly Report Staff presents quarterly updates regarding WIlliams Settlement and Valenzuela/CAHSEE Lawsuit Settlement. There were no complaints filed for the period October 1-December 31, 2014.

D. Extended Field Trip – International It is recommended the Board approve the proposed extended international field trip to Guatemala for Gunn High School students.

E. Approval of Minutes It is recommended the full Board approve the minutes of the organizational, regular, and special meetings of December 9 and 17, 2014.

F. Approval of Minutes – TO BE PULLED FOR A SEPARATE VOTE It is recommended then participating  Board members (Baten Caswell, Emberling, and Townsend) approve the minutes of the regular meetings of October 14 and 28 and November 18, 2014. It is recommended this item be pulled for that separate vote.

Open Forum

 

 

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Parcel Tax Resolution #2014-15.08 

The Board will discuss approving the ballot language for a parcel tax to be placed on the May 5, 2015, ballot. A Public Hearing and the consideration of action will be at the next regular meeting.

 

 

 

B. The Enrollment Management Advisory Committee Charge 

The Board will discuss the proposed charge for the Enrollment Management Committee. Action will be considered at the next regular meeting.

 

 

 

C. 2013-14 Annual Independent Audit Report 

Staff and the District’s auditor, Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co. will present information about the outcome of the annual audit.  No action is required

 

 

 

E. Approval of Program Change and Revised Schematic Design for the Central Building Project at Gunn High School 

The Board will consider approving the proposed program change and revised schematic design for the Central Building Project at Gunn High School.  This item was discussed at the December 9, 2014, regular meeting

D. 2014-15 Annual Focused Goals – Work Plan Update 

Staff will present an update on Goal Area 4: Develop clear accountabilities for ensuring implementation of key strategic plan initiatives.  Staff provides these updates periodically and no action is required

 

 

 

E. Purchase of Dell Chromebook 11 Units for Palo Alto High School 

The Board will discuss authorizing the purchased of 465 Dell laptops for Palo Alto High School in the amount of $157,507.31. Action will be considered at the next regular meeting. A similar purchase for Gunn High School will be considered in the future

 

 

 

F. 2015 Board of Education Committee Assignments

The Board will determine committee representation for its members for the 2015 calendar year. This item was discussed at the December 9, 2014, organizational meeting

G. Board School and Program Reassignments 

The Board will determine school and program reassignments, for vacancies left by the two outgoing Board members, for the balance of the 2014-15 school year. This item was discussed at the December 9, 2014, organizational meeting

 

 

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

 

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