Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


March 14th, 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 Report

 

Consent Calendar

A. Approval of Consent Calendar

It is recommended the Board approve all items of the Consent Calendar as presented or amended.

B. Certificated Personnel Items

It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel items as presented.

C. Classified Personnel Items

It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel items as presented.

D. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for February 14, 2017, regular meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for February 14, 2017, special meeting.

F. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for February 28, 2017, regular meeting.

G. Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC) Replacement Member

It is recommended the Board appoint a new member to COC for the remainder of the vacated two-year term. This item was discussed at the February 28, 2017, regular meeting.

H. 2016-17 Second Interim Financial Report

It is recommended the Board 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. This item was discussed at the February 28, 2017, regular meeting.

I. Approval to Award Contracts for Special Testing and Inspection, Inspection of Record (IOR), and Construction Management Services for Gunn High School Central Building Project

It is recommended the Board award the contracts to Ninyo & Moore, Construction Inspection Services, Inc., and fs3|Hodges. This item was discussed at the March 7, 2017, special meeting.

J. Authorization to Expend $195,000 to Maintain SmartBoard Projection Systems

It s recommended the Board authorize the expenditure to replace projectors and install SmartBoards. This item was discussed at the March 7, 2017, special meeting.

K. Acceptance of Elementary SPSA Plan

It is recommended the Board approve the elementary school SPSAs for Addison, Barron Park, Briones, Duveneck, El Carmelo, Escondido, Fairmeadow, Hays, Hoover, Nixon, Ohlone, Palo Verde, and Greendell. This item was discussed at the February 28, 2017, special meeting.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Middle School Mathematics Textbook Adoption

Staff will make a presentation regarding middle school textbook adoption. The Board will discuss and then consider action at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

 

 

B. District Equity Plan

It is recommended the Board take action to approve the District Equity Plan. This item was discussed at the January 10, 2017, Board Study Session. ACTION

 

 

C. Appointment of Independent Auditors (Chavan and Associates, LLP, and Christy White Accountancy) for the 2016-17 Audits

The Board will discuss the appointment of independent auditors for the District’s financial audit and then consider action at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

 

 

D. Authorization to Bid Summer Maintenance Items for Multiple Roofing Repairs and Energy Efficient (Lighting) Projects

The Board will discuss authorizing summer projects at Barron Park, Duveneck, Escondido, Fairmeadow, Greendell, Briones, Nixon, Ohlone, Palo Verde, Hays, Jordan, and the District office, and then consider action at a future meeting. DISCUSSION

 

 

E. Renaming Schools Advisory Committee (RSAC)

It is recommended the Board create a committee to suggest new names for Jordan and Terman Middle Schools. The Board will also consider funding a curriculum team. This item was discussed at the March 7, 2017, special meeting. ACTION

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition’s

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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