Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


May 9th, 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 Warrants and Purchase Orders

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants and purchase orders for April 2017 as presented.

E. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for July 13, 2016, special meeting.

F. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 11, 2016, special meeting.

G. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for September 13, 2016, special meeting.

H. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for September 13, 2016, regular meeting.

I. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for January 17, 2017, special meeting.

J. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for January 23, 2017, special meeting.

K. Approval of Minutes

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

LApproval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for March 7, 2017, special meeting.

M. Approval of Minutes

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for March 7, 2017, special meeting, renaming.

N. Approval of Minutes

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

O. Gunn High School Students International Field Trip to Ireland:

It is recommended the Board approve the proposed international field trip to Ireland for Gunn High School students.

P. Authorization to Extend Dark Optical Fiber Backbone License Agreement:

It is recommended the Board of Education authorize staff to extend the existing contract with the City of Palo Alto for dark fiber for an additional five-year term.

 

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Elementary Math Curriculum:

Staff will present the elementary school mathematics curriculum adoption. It is recommended the Board of Education approve the recommended curriculum and supplemental materials.

 

 

 

B. Weighted Grade Point Average:

It is recommended the Board approve recommendations for reporting weighted grades on transcripts and also for future policy work

 

 

 

C.  Report on OCR Case #09-17-1194 Website Accessibility:

Staff requests to waive the two-meeting rule and recommends authorizing staff to enter into a voluntary resolution agreement with OCR regarding case #09-17-1194.

D. Plan for Renaming

 

 

 

E. Board Approved Teaching Assignment:

It is recommended the Board authorize four teachers to teach in departmentalized classes outside their credentialed teaching area for 2016-17.

 

 

 

F.  Resolution for Classified Reduction in Service:

The Board may consider waiving the two-meeting rule in order to take action on this recommendation. It is recommended the Board take action to approve the Resolution for Classified Reduction of Service.

G. Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) Matrix

H. Approval of Revised Board Policies and Administrative Regulations

 

 

 

I.  Declaration of Need for Emergency and Limited Assignment Permits for Certificated Employees:

The Board will discuss approving the Declaration of Need as presented

 

 

 

J.  Authorization to Transfer Funds in the Amount of $1,888,584 from the Paly Performing Arts Center Project to the Paly Reserve:

The Board may consider waiving the two-meeting rule in order to take action on this recommendation. It is recommended the Board approve the transfer of funds.

K. Authorization to Transfer $562,663 from the Paly Reserve to the Paly Athletic Center Project

L. Movement of Budgeted Funds to the Change Order Allowance for the Paly Athletic Center

 

 

 

M. Authorization to Award a Contract for Construction of the Library Renovation Project at Palo Alto High School and Approve a Budget Adjustment for This Project:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to Sausal Corporation, execute change orders as necessary, and approve budget transfers to the Library Renovation Project.

 

 

 

N.  Authorization to Award a Contract for Renovation of the 700 Building Project at Palo Alto High School:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to Cumiskey Construction Corporation and to execute change orders, as necessary. This item was discussed at the April 18, 2017, regular meeting.

 

 

 

O. Authorization to Purchase Office Furnishings and Equipment for Palo Alto High in Buildings 300A and 400:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchse office furniture and equipment from Krueger International, Inc. for the faculty at Palo Alto High School. This item was discussed at the April 18, 2017, regular meeting.

 

 

 

P.  Authorization to Award a Contract for the Installation of Seven Modular Classrooms on the Gunn High School Campus:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to BRCO Constructors for the installation of modular classrooms and execute change orders as necessary. This item was discussed at the February 28, 2017, regular meeting.

Q. Approve Development of an Updated Facilities Plan

 

 

 

R. Authorization to Award Multiple Roofing Repairs Project:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to Brazos Urethane, Inc. and execute change orders as necessary. This item was discussed at the February 28, 2017, regular meeting.

 

 

 

S.  Authorization to Award Clean Energy Jobs Act Prop 39, Lighting Retrofit:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to SoLed Solutions Contractors and to execute change orders as necessary. This item was discussed at the February 28, 2017, regular meeting.

T.  Extension of the Following Site Leases 1. The Lease of the Garland Site to Stratford Schools 2. The Lease of the 525 San Antonio Site to Athena Academy.

U. Update to PAUSD Organizational Chart

 

 

 

V.  Addendum to Certificated Personnel Actions, Appointment of Chief Business Officer:

It is recommended the Board approve the appointment of the Chief Business Officer.

W.  Addendum to Certificated Personnel Actions, Appointment of Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources:

It is recommended the Board approve the appointment of Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources.

 

 

Approval of Minutes (Continued) 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognition’s

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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