Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


September 26th, 2017

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion

B. Approval of Agenda Order

C. Superintendent’s Reports

D. Student Board Member Report

 

 

Approval of 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 May 3, special meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 11, 2017, special meeting.

F. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 16, 2017, special meeting.

G. Approval of Minutes:

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

H. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 31, 2017, special meeting.

I. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 15, 2017, special meeting.

J. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 21, 2017, special meeting.

K. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 22, 2017, special meeting.

L. Approval of Minutes:

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

M. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 29, 2017, social event.

N. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 8, 2017, special meeting.

O. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 22, 2017, regular meeting.

P. Approval of Purchase Orders:

It is recommended the Board approve the purchase orders as presented.

Q. Induction Program:

It is recommended the Board approve staff to serve as the sponsoring institution of the Induction Program.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Public Hearing

A. Certification of Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials:

There will be a public hearing prior to Board discussion of this item later on the agenda.

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Superintendent’s Search Process:

It is recommended the Board authorize next steps in the process for filling the position of Superintendent.

 

 

B. Authorization to Accept a Donation to Palo Alto High School:

It is recommended the Board accept a generous contribution in the amount of $75,114.00 from the Emily Benatar Foundation.

 

 

C. Approval of BP 5116.2A Involuntary Student Transfers:

Staff recommends the adoption of a new policy from CSBA regarding involuntary student transfer. This item was discussed and approved at the Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) meeting on Aug. 31, 2017.

 

 

D. 2016-17 Ending Balance and Budget Update for 2017-18 Resolution No. 2017-18.06:

Adoption of Appropriation Limits for 2016-17 and 2017-18. The Board will consider action at this meeting.

 

 

E. Approval of Lease of Part of the Briones OH Center to Santa Clara County:

Subject to discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at a subsequent meeting the Board approve a lease that continues the use of a part of the Briones OH Center by Santa Clara County for use as a medical therapy center.

 

 

F. Authorization to Allow the City of Palo Alto to Issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Consulting Firm to Assist PAUSD and the City with Master Planning of the Cubberley Community Center and to Fund the Activity on a 50-50 Basis:

The Board will consider action at this meeting.

 

 

G.  Approval for Assistant Superintendent Contract:

It is recommended the Board approve the Employment Contract of Yolanda Conaway, Assistant Superintendent of Strategic Initiatives and Operations. This item was previously discussed at the September 12, 2017, regular Board meeting.

 

 

H. Approval of Superintendent’s 2015-16 and 2016-17 Contractual Compensation:

The Board is asked to approve the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Superintendent contractual compensation retroactively based on satisfactory evaluations for 2014-15 and 2015-16. This item was previously discussed at the September 12, 2017, regular Board meeting.

 

 

I. Certification of Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials:

In order to be eligible to receive instructional material funds, school districts must ensure they have fully complied with the requirements of Ed Code 60119. The Board will discuss this annual certification.

 

 

J. OCR Letter of Findings re PAUSD from March 8, 2017:

The Board will review the Office for Civil Rights letter of findings of March 8, 2017 and take public comment.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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