Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


October 19th, 2021

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Virtual Meeting Practices & Connection Information

B. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

C. Recess to Closed Session (Aspen Conference Room)
D. Reconvene Open Session
E. Report of Closed Session Action
F. Approval of Agenda Order

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent of Schools Report

 

 

B. Student Board Members Reports

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

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.

C. Approval of Minutes for October 5, 2021, Regular Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for October 5, 2021, Regular Board Meeting.

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

E. Authorization to Submit Plans to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for Projects at Escondido Elementary and Greene and JLS Middle Schools: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to submit plans to the DSA for projects at Escondido elementary and Greene and JLS middle schools.

F. Authorization to Submit Plans to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for Fire Alarm Projects at Addison, Escondido and Palo Verde Elementary Schools and Greene Middle School: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to submit plans for fire alarm projects at the following schools: Addison, Escondido, and Palo Verde elementary schools, and Greene Middle School.

G. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to HED Architects (HED) for Design Services for Fire Alarm System Replacements at Gunn and Palo Alto High Schools: It is recommended the Board discuss the issuance of an addendum to HED for design services for the replacements of the fire alarm systems at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in the amount of $110,800 and $195,680, respectively.

H. Approval of the 2022-23, 2023-24, and 2024-25 School Calendars: It is recommended the Board approve the attached school year calendars for 2022-23, 2023-24, and 2024-25.

I. Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Expenditure Plan: It is recommended the Board approve the ESSER III expenditure plan.

J. Proposed Salary Daily Rate Increase for Substitute Teachers: It is recommended the Board approve the salary schedule for substitute teachers.

K. Board Policy (BP) 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11 Sexual Harassment (Employees): It is recommended the Board approve BP 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11 Sexual Harassment.

L. Board Policy (BP) 5141.52 Suicide Prevention: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5141.52 Suicide Prevention.

M. Board Policy (BP) 5145.3 Nondiscrimination/Harassment: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5145.3 Nondiscrimination/Harassment.

N. Board Policy (BP) 6142.8 Comprehensive Health Education: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6142.8 Comprehensive Health Education.

O. Board Policy (BP) 6161.1 Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6161.1 Selection and Evaluation of Instructional Materials.

 

 

Action Items

Discussion Items

A. Project Scope, Budget, and Authorization to Bid Repairs to the Pool at Greene Middle School: It is recommended the Board discuss the proposed project scope and budget, and authorize staff to bid repair work for the pool at Greene middle school.

 

 

B. Review and Discussion of Elementary Bond Projects, Including Staff Housing, Cubberley Alternate Site Use, Future Elementary Project Needs, and Hoover Elementary Project Direction: It is recommended the Board provide feedback on components of the presentation to inform future action items.

 

 

Staff Reports

Information Items

A. A-G Reporting Update: Class of 2021: This item is for information only; no action is required.

B. Title IX Update: This item is for information only; no action is required.

C. Public Records Act (PRA) Update: This item is for information only; no action is required.

D. 2021-22 Calendar of Board Items: This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Information Requests

Adjournment

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