Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


October 15th, 2019

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Call to Order

B. Approval of Agenda Order
C. Reconvene Open Session
D. Report of Closed Session Action
E. Approval of Agenda Order

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Certificated Personnel Items: It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel items as presented.

B. Classified Personnel Items: It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel items as presented. – MOVED TO ACTION

C. Approval of Minutes: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for September 24, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Approval of the Conceptual Designs for the Paly Tower Renovation Project and Paly Hot and Cold Water Piping Replacement Project, Architect and Construction Management Contracts for Full Services through Construction, the Budget and Transfers to Fund the Projects, and Authorization to File for CEQA Exemptions: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) The conceptual design and scope of the projects for the Paly Tower Building renovation and hot and cold water piping replacement at Paly, 2) The full current project budgets and transfer of funds from the Paly Measure Z Reserve, 3) An amendment with HED Architects (HED) for architectural design services, 4) An amendment with fs3|Hodges for project and construction management services, and 5) Authorization to file for CEQA Exemptions.

E. Approval of the Conceptual Designs for the Gunn High School Buildings A, B and K Renovation Project and the Gunn Titan Gym A/C Project, Architect and Construction Management Contracts for Full Services through Construction, the Budget and Transfers to Fund the Projects, and Authorization to File for CEQA Exemptions: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) The conceptual design and scope of the projects for Building A, B and K renovation and Titan Gym A/C projects at Gunn High School, 2) An amendment to the HED Architects (HED) contract for architectural design services, 3) An amendment to fs3|Hodges for project and construction management services, 4) The full project budgets and transfer of funds from the Gunn Measure A and Measure Z Reserve, and 5) Authorization to file for CEQA Exemptions.

F. Appropriation of Strong School Bond Funds for the Cost of Issuance for the Measure Z Bond that Closed in July 2019: It is recommended the Board approve the following appropriation of funds to Strong Schools Bond revenue and expenditures.

G. Sufficiency of Instructional Materials Resolution No. 2019-20.01: It is recommended the Board approve Sufficiency of Instructional Materials for 2019-20 Resolution No. 2019-20.01.

H. Board Policy (BP) 5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education Policy.

I. Board Policy (BP) and Administrative Regulation (AR) 6185 Community Day Schools: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR6185 Community Day Schools.

J. Board Policy (BP) 3550 Nutrition Policy: It is recommended the Board adopt BP 3550 Nutrition Policy.

K. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement) Quarterly Report: This item is for information only and no action is required.

L. Renegotiated Solar Energy Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Rates: It is recommended the Board approve the renegotiated solar energy PPA rates with REC Solar.

M. Approval of September Warrants and Purchase Orders: It is recommended the Board approve the September warrants and purchase orders as presented.

N. Annual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Regarding Interdistrict Transfers between PAUSD and Los Altos School District (LASD): It is recommended the Board ratify the MOU for Interdistrict Transfers with the LASD. – MOVED TO ACTION

O. California State Dashboard Local Indicators: It is recommended the Board review the 2019 Report of Progress on the Local Indicators as required by the California Department of Education. – MOVED TO ACTION

P. Approval of Mental Health Services Contracts: It is recommended the Board approve the Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY) and Acknowledge Alliance Contracts for Mental Health Services for TK-12 schools. – MOVED TO ACTION

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

B. Student Board Members Reports

 

 

C. Key Strategies for Physical Safety and Emergency Preparedness

 

 

D. Career-Themed Pathways Report

 

 

E. Update on Escondido and Barron Park Student Achievement Work

 

 

G. 2018-19 Parcel Tax Fiscal Report

 

 

F. CAASPP 2019: 6th and 9th Grade Distance From Standard

 

 

Action Items

B. Classified Personnel Items: It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel items as presented. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

N. Annual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Regarding Interdistrict Transfers between PAUSD and Los Altos School District (LASD): It is recommended the Board ratify the MOU for Interdistrict Transfers with the LASD. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

O. California State Dashboard Local Indicators: It is recommended the Board review the 2019 Report of Progress on the Local Indicators as required by the California Department of Education. – MOVED

 

 

P. Approval of Mental Health Services Contracts: It is recommended the Board approve the Counseling and Support Services for Youth (CASSY) and Acknowledge Alliance Contracts for Mental Health Services for TK-12 schools. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

A. Board Bond Advisory Committee (BBAC): It is recommended the Board discuss the establishment of a Board Bond Advisory Committee (BBAC) at a future meeting. – POSTPONED

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Discussion on Staff Housing: This is a discussion item. The intent is to provide an initial opportunity for the Board to receive information and discuss this topic. – POSTPONED

B. Approval of Schematic Design for Replacement of the High School Synthetic Turf Fields: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) The schematic design for the replacement of the turf football field at Gunn High School, the turf football field at Palo Alto High School, the turf soccer/lacrosse field at Palo Alto High School, and 2) Authorize staff to submit these plans to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for approval.

 

 

C. Board Policy (BP/AR) 5144.1 Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 5144.1 Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process.

D. Board Policy (BP/AR) 4112.9/4212.9/4312.9 Employee Notification: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 4112.9/4212.9/4312.9 Employee Notification.

E. Board Policy (BP) 6176 Weekend/Saturday Classes: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6176 Weekend/Saturday Classes.

F. Board Policy (BP/AR) 6143 Courses of Study: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 6143 Courses of Study.

G. Board Policy (BP/AR) 3230 Federal Grant Funds: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 3230 Federal Grant Funds.

H. Board Policy (BP/AR) 3460 Financial Reports and Accountability: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 3460 Financial Reports and Accountability.

I. Board Policy (BP/AR) 3260 Fees and Charges: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 3260 Fees and Charges.

J. Board Policy (BP) 1325 Advertising and Promotion: It is recommended the Board approve BP 1325 Advertising and Promotion.

 

 

Information Items

A. School Impact Fees Annual and Five-Year Report for 2018-19: This item is for information only. No action is required.

B. Report on City Expenditures from the Cubberley Property Infrastructure Fund: This item is for information only. No action is required.

C. Public Records Act Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

D. Title IX Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

E. 2019-20 Board Calendar Items: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

F. Correspondence

Adjournment

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