February 14th, 2017
Open Session / Reports
A. Report of Closed Session Discussion
B. Approval of Agenda Order
E. Student Board Member Reports
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.
G. New High School Course Proposals
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
- Possible Future Board Agenda Items
Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas.
D. Acknowledgements and Recognition
E. Board Calendar