Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


February 27th, 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 El Carmelo Elementary School. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

B. Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) Mid-Year Update. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Approval of Minutes for February 13, 2024, Regular Board Meeting. It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for the February 13, 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. Board Committee Assignments. It is recommended the Board approve the revised definitions of each committee and Brown Act designation as presented in the background material.

E. Approval of January Warrants and Purchase Orders. It is recommended the Board approve the January warrants and purchase orders as presented.

F. Approval of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders. It is recommended the Board approve the attached list of Strong Schools Bond change orders as listed.

G. Extended International Field Trip for Gunn High School Choir. It is recommended the Board approve the proposed extended international field trip to Spain for the Gunn High School Choir from March 30–April 6, 2024.

H. Authorization to Increase the Agreement for Construction Management Services to fs3Hodges (fs3H) for the Escondido Elementary School (Escondido) Multipurpose Building Project. It is recommended the Board authorize staff to increase the agreement for construction management services to fs3H for Escondido by $325,000 for a total of $1,126,096.

 

 

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. Strong Schools Bond Program Update. It is recommended the Board provide feedback on components of the presentation to inform future action items. Staff will present an overview and the current timeline for completion of funds under the current bond program and will outline the process for a new District Master Plan and seek feedback on the next steps to plan for a future bond election.

 

 

Information Items

A. 2022-23 Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee Annual Report on the Strong Schools Bonds. This item is for information only; no action is required.

B. Ad Hoc Committee Update from Jane Lathrop Stanford (JLS) Middle School – Access to Opportunities. This item is for information only; no action is required.

C. Title IX Update: This item is for information only; no action is required.

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

E. Public Records Act Update. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Committee Reports

B. Information Requests

C. Reports

Adjournment