Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


May 12th, 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. New Courses – Palo Alto High School It is recommended the Board approve two courses – Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Early Childhood Development in Depth (ECDID). This item was discussed at the April 21, 2015, regular meeting.

D. 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 It is recommended the Board authorize execution of an amendment to the contract in an amount not to exceed $175,000. This item was discussed at the April 21, 2015, regular meeting.

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

F. Approval of Resignation of Certificated Employee Documents for this item will be presented at the Board meeting.

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Creative Bell Schedule Committee Staff will present a report on the work of the Committee. Strategic Plan Initiative Academic Excellence and Learning. This section provides a link to Public Records Act Requests (PRAR) regarding Zero Period and Sleep Deprivation, which have also been posted on the PRA page. First  Second

 

 

B. Board Policy Updates (Tabled) The Board will discuss a series of updates to Board Policy, Exhibits, and Administrative  Regulation from the California School Boards Association. At the April 21 Board meeting, this item (15 on that agenda) was tabled. Strategic Plan Initiative: Board Policies and Administrative Regulations cover all areas of the Strategic Plan.

C. Authorization to Award Contracts for Summer Maintenance Projects The Board will consider approving the award of contracts for summer maintenance projects, which were discussed at the March 24 regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

D. Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) (Tabled) Staff will present an overview of the LCAP. A public hearing and discussion will also occure at the June 9 regular meeting, with approval set for consideration at the June 23 regular meeting. The plan must be adopted annually by June 30. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure.

 

 

E. Authorization to Award a Contract for School Lunch at Terman Middle School The Board will discuss continuing the pilot school lunch program and approving a contract to The Lunch Master for the 2015-16 school year at Terman. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure.

F. Student Nutrition Services Consultant Contract for 2015-16 The Board will discuss renewing the food services management and consulting contract with Sodexo for 2015-16. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

G. Authorization to Extend Contract for Unleaded and Diesel Fuel The Board will discuss authorizing a one year extension of the fuel contract with Valley Oil Company. Strategic Plan Initiative. Budget Trends and Infrastructure.

H. Authorization to Award Contracts for Corp Yard Fire Alarm System The Board will consider approving a contract with Vanden Bos Electric in the amount of $98,960 with authorization to execute change orders in an amount of ten percent. This items was discussed at an October 2014 regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure.

 

 

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

Letter from Pediatricians

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar

The next regular meeting of the Board is scheduled for May 26, 2015. Future agenda items currently planned include: Summer School.

Adjournment

 

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