Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


February 13th, 2024

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Meeting Practices and Public Comment Opportunities

B. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

C. Recess to Closed Session (Aspen Room, 5:30 p.m.)
D. Reconvene Open Session
E. Report of Closed Session Action
F. Approval of Agenda Order

 

 

Reports

A. Student Board Member Reports

 

 

A. Superintendent of Schools Report

 

 

Staff Reports

A. PAUSD Promise: Equity Update for Ellen Fletcher Middle School. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

B. PAUSD Promise: Every Student Reads Initiative Progress Indicator 3, i-Ready Diagnostic Reading MidYear Checkpoint, and Annual Dyslexia Markers Report, Year 3. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

C. SWIFT Report Card Update. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Approval of Minutes for January 16, 2024, Regular Board Meeting. It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for the January 16, 2024, Regular Board Meeting.

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 January Purchase Orders. It is recommended the Board approve the January purchase orders as presented.

E. Sale or Disposal of Surplus Equipment. It is recommended the Board: 1) Declare the items as surplus to future operations of the District, and 2) Direct that the surplus items be sold by auction or disposed of.

F. Approval of Increase to the Budget Allocation to the Contract with Lincoln Aquatics. It is recommended the Board approve an increase of $40,000 to the 2023-24 budget allocation for Lincoln.

G. Authorization to Award Contracts for Inspection Services for the Fletcher Middle School Pool Replacement Project. It is recommended the Board award contracts to the following consultants: 1) Construction Inspection Services (CIS) Inspections Inc. will provide Inspector of Record (IOR) services for an amount not to exceed $221,760, which includes a 10% contingency, 2) Ninyo & Moore for materials testing and special inspection services for $34,730, which includes a 20% contingency, and 3) Cornerstone Earth Group for geotechnical inspection and observation services for $68,475, which includes a 10% contingency.

H. Approval of Addendum 30 to Gelfand Partners for the El Carmelo Elementary School Multipurpose Building Project. It is recommended the Board approve Addendum 30 to Gelfand Partners for design services for $9,605.

I. Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) Contract for 2024-25, 2025-26, and 2026-27, Resolution No. 2023-24.11. It is recommended the Board: 1) Approve renewal of the DOR contract with PAUSD, and 2) Approve Resolution No. 2023-24.11.

J. Board Policy (BP) 0410 Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities. It is recommended the Board approve BP 0410 Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities.

K. Board Policy (BP) 0500 Accountability. It is recommended the Board approve BP 0500 Accountability.

L. Board Policy (BP) 0520 Intervention in Underperforming Schools. It is recommended the Board approve BP 0520 Intervention in Underperforming Schools.

M. Board Policy (BP) 1330 Use of School Facilities. It is recommended the Board approve BP 1330 Use of School Facilities.

N. Board Policy (BP) 1431 Waivers. It is recommended the Board approve BP 1431 Waivers.

O. Board Policy (BP) 3312 Contracts. It is recommended the Board approve BP 3312 Contracts.

P. Board Policy (BP) 3460 Financial Reports and Accountability. It is recommended the Board approve BP 3460 Financial Reports and Accountability.

Q. Board Policy (BP) 5145.3 Nondiscrimination/Harassment. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5145.3 Nondiscrimination/Harassment.

R. Board Policy (BP) 6146.4 Differential Graduation and Competency Standards for Students with Disabilities. It is recommended the Board approve BP 6146.4 Differential Graduation and Competency Standards for Students with Disabilities.

 

 

Action Item

Discussion Item

A. 2024-25 Draft Budget Assumptions. It is recommended the Board receive information related to the 2024-25 Draft Budget Assumptions.

 

 

B. California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly Election for 2024. It is recommended the Board review the ballot materials and determine which candidates to vote for.

 

 

Information Items

A. Secondary Student Performance Report Fall 2023-24. This item is for information only; no action is required.

B. Ad Hoc Committee Updates 2023-24. This item is for information only; no action is required.

C. 2023-24 Calendar of Board Items. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Committee Reports

B. Information Requests

C. Reports

Adjournment