Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


June 21st, 2016

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Approval of Agenda Order

B. Superintendent’s Report

 

 

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 for May 24, 2016, and June 7, 2016.

D. Approval of Warrants

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants, as presented.

E. Approval of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders

It is recommended the Board approve the change orders, as presented.

F. Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

It is recommended the Board approve the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). This item was discussed at the June 7, regular meeting.

G. Proposed Salary Increase for Substitute Teachers

The Board will discuss approving an increase to the daily pay rates for substitute teachers for the 2016-17 school year. This item was discussed at its June 7, regular meeting.

H. Registrar of Voters – Preparation Documents for November 8, 2016, Board Election

This item was discussed at the June 7, regular Board meeting. Materials are due to the Registrar of Voters prior to June 27, 2016. It is recommended the Board adopt Resolution 2015-16.11 and direct staff on the completion of the Specifications of the Election Order form.

I. Appointment of Members to the Citizen’s Oversight Committee for the Strong Schools Bond

It is recommended the Board appointment of committee members.

J. Authorization to Award Contract for Unleaded and Diesel Fuel

It is recommended the Board authorize 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.

K. Authorization to Contract for 2016-17 with fs3|Hodges for Bond Program Management

It is recommended the Board authorize a contract with fs3|Hodges in an amount not to exceed $1,224,580 for Bond Program Management in 2016-17.

L. Renewal of the Transitional Partnership Program (TPP) Contract for 2016-17

It is recommended the Board approve the TPP contract. The district will receive over $300,000 for participants. This item was discussed at its June 7, regular meeting.

M. Lease Agreement for Child Care Services at Nixon

It is recommended the Board approve the Lease Contract with Kids Choice.

N. Appropriation of Budget for the Cost of Issuance for May 2016 Bond

It is recommended the Board approve the appropriation of funds for the Cost of Issuance of the Series 2016 bond issue. This item was discussed at its June 7, regular meeting.

O. Compensation Changes for Adult Education Teachers

It is recommended the Board approve the compensation changes for the Adult Education Teachers. This item was discussed at its June 7, regular meeting.

P. Child Development Contracts

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the Child Development Contracts and Resolutions 2015-16.13 (CCTR-6275) in the amount of $ 331,718 and 2015-16.14 (CSPP-6546) in the amount of $ 158,172for the 2016-2017 school year.

Q. Management Reorganization and Reclassifications

It is recommended the Board approve the reclassification for several positions. This item was discussed at its June 7, regular meeting.

R. Extended Field Trip – International

It is recommended the Board approve the proposed February 18-25, 2017 extended international field trip to Guanajuato, Mexico for Escondido fifth grade Spanish Immersion students.

S. Resolution 2015-16.15 – Board Compensation for Missed Meeting

It is recommended the Board adopt this resolution to ensure Ms. Heidi Emberling receives compensation for the month of June 2016.

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Mathematics Textbook Exploration and Pilot Processes

Staff will present information in the exploratory process for mathematics textbook adoption, as well as the series being selected for piloting

 

 

B. Proposed PAUSD Budget 2016-2017

The Board will discuss adoption of the 2016-17 budget; adoption of the budget for Fund 21-210; approving three resolutions regarding budget transfer authority and interfund borrowing, and additional allocation of revenues of $341,000

 

 

C. Policy Updates

The Board will discuss the Board policy updates. Action by the Board is tentatively scheduled for the next regular meeting.

 

 

D. Student Nutrition Services Contract

The Board will discuss approving the food services management and consulting contract with Sodexo for 2016-17.

 

 

E. Appointment of Citizens’ Oversight Committee for the Measure A Parcel Tax

The Board will discuss appointment of committee members.

 

 

F. Board of Education Assignments for the 2016-17 Academic Year

The Board will discuss their assignments for school sites and programs for the 2016-17 academic year

 

 

G. Authorization to Purchase Furnishings and Equipment for the Palo Alto High School Performing Arts Center Project

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchase furnishings and equipment for the Palo Alto High School Performing Arts Center project.

H. Transfer of the Remaining Elementary Available Funds to the Elementary Reserve to be Used for Current Elementary Schools and Appropriation of $150,000 in Start-Up Funds for a Hoover Project

The Board will discuss approving the transfer of the remaining elementary school available funds to the Elementary Reserve for use on current elementary schools and the appropriation of $150,000 for start-up activities related to Hoover improvements. The Board will be requested to waive its two meeting rule.

I. Addendum to Certificated Personnel Actions: Appointment of Assistant Superintendent: Chief Academic Officer – Elementary

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the appointment of Assistant Superintendent: Chief Academic Officer – Elementary.

J. Addendum to Certificated Personnel Actions: Appointment of Assistant Superintendent: Chief Academic Officer – Secondary

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the appointment of Assistant Superintendent: Chief Academic Officer – Secondary.

K. Certificated Personnel Action: Approval of Bond Manager Contract

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the reauthorized contract of the Bond Manager.

 

 

L. Evolve Resolution

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 protections for residential properties and small businesses. This item was discussed at its March 22, 2016 meeting.

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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