Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


June 23rd, 2015

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Approval of Agenda Order

B. Superintendent’s Report – 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 Actions It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel actions as presented.

C. Approval of Warrants It is recommended the Board approve the warrants of May 2015.

D. Approval of Change Orders It is recommended the Board approve the change orders of May 2015.

E. Authorization to Award Contract for Copiers It is recommended the Board award the contract for copiers to Sharp. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

F. Initial Negotiating Proposals Submitted by Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA) It is recommended the Board accept the proposals from PAEA. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

G. Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with Palo Alto Educators Association It is recommended the Board approve the proposals for negotiations with PAEA. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

H. Initial Negotiating Proposals Submitted by California School Employees Association It is recommended the Board accept the proposals from CSEA. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

I. Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with California School Employees Association (CSEA) for the 2015-16 School Year It is recommended the Board approve the proposals for negotiations with CSEA. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

J. Authorization to Contract for 2015-16 with fs3|Hodges for Bond Program Management
It is recommended the Board authorize a contract with fs3|Hodges in an amount not to exceed $1,062,214.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015. 

K. Renewal of the Transitional Partnership Program (TPP) Contract for 2015-1
It is recommended the Board approve the TPP contract.  The district will receive over $400,000 for participants.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

L. Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) The Board will discuss the plan and make any recommendations for the final draft. Strategic Plan Initiative: This item covers all areas of the Strategic Plan.

M. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement and Valenzuela/CAHSEE Lawsuit Settlement) Quarterly Report This is an informational report and requires no action by the Board. There were no complaints in regard to the areas of this report.

N. Approval of International Field Trip It is recommended the Board approve the international field trip to Singapore for Gunn and Paly High school students.

O. Child Development Contracts It is recommended the Board of Education approve the Child Development Contracts and Resolutions 2015-16.17 (CCTR-5278) in the amount of $316,081 and 2015-16.18 (C SPP-5530) in the amount of $149,758 for the 2015-16 school year.

P. Annual Request to Submit an Application for Consolidated Categorical Aid It is recommended the Board of Education approve the request to submit an application for Consolidated Categorical Aid, Part 1, June 30, 2015.

Q. Variable Term Waiver for Middle School French Teacher It is recommended the Board of Education authorize the District to file a Variable Term Waiver for a French Teacher at Terman Middle School. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Jan Parker Substitute Teacher Awards 2014-15 This annual event recognizes our outstanding substitute teachers. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

B. 2015 Parcel Tax Expenditure Plan It is recommended the Board authorize the parcel tax expenditure plan for Measure A from 2015-16 to 2020-21. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

C. Management Reorganization and Reclassifications The Board will discuss the addition of three new positions and the reclassification for several positions. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

D. Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2015-16 It is recommended the Board approve 2015-16 budget; adoption of the budget for Fund 21-210; approving three resolutions regarding budget transfer authority and interfund borrowing. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

E. New Paly Athletic Center Financial and Contract Related Approvals This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

F. Contracts for Legal Services for 2015-16: (1) Lozano Smith; (2) Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost; (3) Dannis Woliver Kelley; (4) and Dora Dome The Board will consider renewing contracts for legal services for 2015-16. Estimated cost for 2015‑16 for all legal firms is $565,000. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

G. Approval of Program Change, Budget Adjustment, and Addendum No. 23 for DLM to add HVAC to Spangenberg Theater for the Central Building Project at Gunn High School The Board will consider approving adding an HVAC system at Spangenberg, a budget transfer of $1,071,035 to the Gun Central Building Project, and Addendum No. 23 for architect services in the amount of $317,772. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

H. Board of Education Assignments for the 2015-16 Academic Year The Board will consider approving their assignments for school sites and programs for the 2015‑16 academic year. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication

 

 

I. Certification Personnel Item: Approval of Assistant Superintendent Contract Renewal It is recommended the Board of Education approve the contract for Assistant Superintendent. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

J. Addendum to Certificated Personnel Actions: Appointment of Assistant Superintendent Chief Student Services Officer It is recommended the Board of Education approve the addendum for the appointment of Assistant Superintendent: Chief Student Services Officer. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

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