Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


May 24th, 2016

 

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 Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve minutes of the regular board meeting of October 26, 2015, and May 10, 2016

D. Approval of Changes Orders

It is recommended the Board approve the attached list of Strong Schools Bond change orders as presented.

E. Approval of Warrants

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants as presented.

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Jan Parker Substitute Award

This annual event recognizes our outstanding substitute teachers. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

B. Ratification of Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA)

The Board will discuss approving changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement with PAEA through June 30, 2018. This item was discussed at its May 10, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment.

 

 

C. Ratification of Agreement with California School Employees Association (CSEA)

The Board will discuss approving changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA through June 30, 2018. This item was discussed at its May 10, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment.

 

 

D. Compensation Changes for Non-Represented Management Employees

The Board will discuss approving compensation changes for the non-represented management group. This item was discussed at its May 10, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment.

 

 

E. Compensation Changes for Non-Represented Confidential/Supervisory Employee Group

The Board will discuss approving compensation changes for the non-represented confidential/supervisory group. This item was discussed at its May 10, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment.

 

 

F. Investing in Kindergarten

The Board will consider a staff recommendation to expand the kindergarten day to afford more time to teach the current curriculum, for student choice activities, for music and physical education, and for play.

 

 

G. Additional Resource Allocations for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017

The Board will consider approving additional resource allocations for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. This Item was discussed at its March 22, 2016 meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure.

 

 

H. First Reading of Revised Board Policies and Administrative Regulation(s) – BP/AR 5125 Student Records, BP/AR 5141.27 – Food Allergies Special/Dietary Needs Postponed

The BPRC reviewed the policies at its March 31, 2016 meeting and are presenting them for Board discussion. Due to time constraints this item was not discussed at its April 19, 2016 and May 10, 2016 meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication 

I. California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015

The Board will receive information on the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015. Strategic Plan Initiative: Academic Excellence and Learning

 

 

J. Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) Meeting Postponed

A matrix of the policies proposed for discussion at the next BPRC meeting is included for informational purposes. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication

K. Contracts for Legal Services for 2016-2017

The Board will discuss renewing contracts for legal services for 2016-17. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

L. Authorization to Award Contract for Unleaded and Diesel Fuel Postponed

The Board will discuss authorizing staff to award the bid for unleaded and diesel fuel to Valley Oil Company for a period of three years, with two possible one-year extensions. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

M. Authorization to Bid Furnishings and Equipment for the Paly Performing Arts Center and Contract for Renovation of Room 300A at Palo Alto High School

The Board will consider authorizing staff to seek bids for the Paly Performing Arts Center and Contract for Renovation of Room 300A at Palo Alto High School. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

N. Authorizing to Award Summer Preventative Maintenance Project

The Board will consider approving the award of contracts for Roofing Projects which were discussed at its March 22, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

O. Proposed Calendar for Board of Education Meetings – 2016-17 School Year Postponed

The Board will discuss its meeting schedule for the 2016-17 school year. It is anticipated action will be considered at the next regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication.

P. Evolve Resolution Postponed

The Board will consider a resolution that supports efforts to modify how the values of commercial properties in California are reassessed while maintaining Proposition 13 projections for residential properties and small business. This item was discussed at its March 22, 2016 meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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