Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting

September 29th, 2015

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Open Session / Reports

A. Approval of Agenda Order

B. Superintendent’s Report

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. Approval of Warrants

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants for September 2015.

Open Forum



Public Hearing

A. Certification of Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials

There will be a public hearing prior to Board discussion of this item later on the agenda.

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE)

Staff will present the Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) MOU and request the Board waive the two meeting rule for approval.



B. Enrollment Report

Staff will present an update on the enrollment report



C. Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC)

Staff will present a report on the SBAC result.



D. Board of Education Goals for the 2015-16 Academic Year

The Board will continue discussing approval of the goals for the 2015-16 academic year with action to be considered at a future meeting. This item was discussed at the August 21, August 25, and September 8, 2015 Board meetings.



E. General Counsel Reporting (Moved to a later meeting)

The Board will discuss the reporting relationship for the General Counsel position.

F. 2014-15 Ending Balance and Budget Update for 2015-16, Resolution #2015-16.03: Adoption of Appropriation Limits for 2014-15 and 2015-16.

The Board will consider approving the 2015-16 budget; filling the 2014-15 unaudited actuals adopting a resolution to establish the Appropriation Limit for 2015-16 and 2014-15; and approving the Education Protection Account spending plan for 2014-15.

G. Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) Procedures (Moved to a later meeting)

Staff will propose changes to the BPRC procedure.

H. Ratification of Loan Documents

This item was discussed at the September 15, 2015, special board meeting. Approval of Loan Documents for Superintendent’s Housing Loan.



I. Certification of Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials

In order to be eligible to receive instructional material funds, school districts must ensure they have fully complied with the requirements of Ed Code 60119. The Board will discuss this annual certification.

J. Consideration and Possible Approval of Resignation of Certificated Employee

If the resignation of certificated employee is approved during closed session this item will be presented during open session.

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar


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