Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


February 14th, 2017

 

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion

B. Approval of Agenda Order

E. Student Board Member Reports

 

 

Consent Calendar

A. Approval of Consent Calendar

These items are considered routine and will be approved in one action without discussion. If a Board member requests an item be removed from the Calendar or a citizen wishes to speak to an item, it will be considered under Action Items.

B. Certificated Personnel Items

C. Classified Personnel Items

D. Approval of Minutes – Dec. 13, 2016, Special Meeting

E. Approval of Minutes – January 10, 2017, Special Meeting 

F. Approval of Minutes – January 24, 2017 – Regular meeting

G. New High School Course Proposals

 

 

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

 

 Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Elementary Mathematics Pilot

It is recommended the Board approve piloting of “Investigations in Number, Data, and Space, Third Edition” for piloting in some K-5 classrooms. This item was discussed at the September 13, 2016, and January 24, 2017, meeting. – ACTION.

 

 

 

B. Approval to Add a Second Child Care Modular Building to the Escondido Campus and to Accept a Donation from Stanford University to Fully Fund This Building

Staff will make a presentation for the Board to authorize: 1. Design and construction for a modular child care classroom at Escondido, and 2. Accept a donation from Stanford University for this project. – DISCUSSION.

 

 

 

C. Superintendent’s Report

 

D. Student and Staff Successes

 

 

 

C. OCR Resolution Agreement

Staff will recommend approval of the Resolution Agreement from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) regarding Case Numbers 09-13-5901 and 09-14-1217. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. – DISCUSSION.

 

 

D. Board Commitment to Provide Opportunity for Public Comment

It is recommended the Board approve the motion to make the unconditional commitment to allow for public comment at Special Board meetings. – ACTION.

 

 

 

E. Repeal Resolution 2013-14.16

The Board will discuss the current relevance of Resolution 2013-14.16 and whether or not they would like to issue a new Resolution, rescind this one, and/or just leave it alone as a record of past history. – DISCUSSION – AMENDED.

 

 

 

F. Authorization to Provide for Five Additional Regular Classrooms and Two Additional Science Classrooms at Gunn High School

Staff will make a presentation about authorizating staff to: 1. Contract for design; 2. Submit drawings to Division of the State Architect; and 3. Seek bids. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. – DISCUSSION.

 

 

 

G.  Resolution No. 2016-17.07 and 2016-17.08 Adopting a Prequalification Questionnaire and Uniform Rating System Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 20111.6

Staff will make a presentation regarding the resolutions in order to establish a standard annual prequalification questionnaire for General Contractors and subcontractors and a uniform rating system for each. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. – DISCUSSION

 

 

 

H. Authorization to Bid the Library Renovation Project at Palo Alto High School

Staff will make a presentation regarding the library renovation project at Palo Alto High School. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. – DISCUSSION

 

 

 

I. Approval to Submit the Paly Science Addition Project Plans to DSA

Staff will make a presentation to authorize submission of plans for the Paly Science Addition Project to DSA – DISCUSSION

 

 

 

J. Authorization to Seek Bids for Renovating the JLS Pool

Staff will make a presentation for authorization to seek bids for renovating the JLS swimming pool. – DISCUSSION

 

 

 

K. 2017 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly Election

It is recommended the Board review the proposed list of candidates and determine who they wish to vote for at the Feb. 28, 2017, regular meeting – DISCUSSION

 

 

 

L.  Board Policy Review Committee Matrix

Matrix: Staff will present information regarding policies. This item is for information only. No action will be taken. – INFORMATION

 

 

 

Board Members’ Reports / Correspondence / Board Operations / Recognition

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

  • Possible Future Board Agenda Items

Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas.

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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