Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


February 28th, 2017

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion

B. Approval of Agenda Order

C. Superintendent’s Report

D. Student and Staff Successes

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 Warrants

E. Approval of Minutes – February 14, 2017 

F. College Readiness Block Grant

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

H. Authorization to Bid the Library Renovation Project at Palo Alto High School: It is recommended the Board approve the library project at Paly. This item was discussed at the February 14, 2017 regular meeting. CONSENT

I.  Approval to Submit the Paly Science Addition Project Plans to DSA: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to submit the plans for the Paly Science Addition Project to the Division of the State Architect (DSA). This item was discussed at the February 14, 2017, regular Board meeting. CONSENT

J. Authorization to Seek Bids for Renovating the JLS Pool: It is recommended the Board of Education authorize staff to seek bids for renovating the JLS pool. This item was discussed at the February 14, 2017, regular Board meeting. CONSENT

K. Approval of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders: It is recommended the Board of Education approve the attached list of Strong Schools Bond change orders as listed. CONSENT

 

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

 

 Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Social Emotional Learning Curriculum Committee (SCC)

Update: Staff will make a presentation on the SCC recommendations. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. This item was presented at the November 1, 2016 regular Board meeting. DISCUSSION – AMENDED

 

 

 

F. 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:

It is recommended the Board of Education authorize: 1. Design and construction for a modular child care classroom at Escondido, and 2. Accept a donation from Stanford University for this project. ACTION

 

 

 

B. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Resolution Agreement:

It is recommended the Board approve the Office for Civil Rights Resolution Agreement regarding Case Numbers 09-13-5901 and 09-14-1217. This item was discussed at the January 24 and February 14, 2017, regular meetings. ACTION

 

 

 

C. Repeal/Replace Resolution 2013-14.16:

The Board will consider taking action on this former OCR Resolution. This item was discussed at the February 14, 2017, regular Board meeting. ACTION

 

 

 

D. 2016-17 Second Interim Financial Report:

Staff will make a presentation for the Board to give a positive certification to the County that the District can meet its financial obligations and approve the budget revisions in the projected year totals. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

 

 

 

E. 2017 California School Boards Association (CSBA)

Delegate Assembly Election: It is recommended the Board nominate the candidates they wish to submit. This item was discussed at the February 14, 2017, regular meeting. ACTION

 

 

 

 

 

G.  Bond Citizens Oversight Committee Replacement Member:

The Board will discuss replacing a Citizens Oversight Committee member and then consider action at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

 

 

 

 

H.  Resolution #2016-17.09 for Authorizing Signatures: Pending discussion, it is recommended the Board waive its two-meeting rule. It is then recommended the Board adopt Resolution #2016-17.09 for Authorizing Signatures. DISCUSSION

I.  Approval to Contracts for Special Testing and Inspection, Inspection of Record (IOR), and Construction Management Services for Gunn High School Central Building Project: Pending discussion at this meeting, it is recommended the Board approve awarding these contracts at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

J. Authorization to Expend $195,000 to Maintain SmartBoard Projection Systems: Staff will make a presentation about replacement projectors and installation for District SmartBoards. The Board will discuss and consider action at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

K. Stanford General Use Permit Application: Staff will present information regarding the Stanford General Use Permit (GUP).

This item is for information only. No action will be taken. Stanford is applying to Santa Clara County for a 2018 GUP to cover the next increment of campus development; the process is in Step 4 – Community Feedback. 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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