Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


October 5th, 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 September 14, 2021, Regular Board Meeting. It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for September 14, 2021, Regular Board Meeting.

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

E. Sufficiency of Instructional Materials Resolution No. 2021-22.03. It is recommended the Board approve the Sufficiency of Instructional Materials for 2021-22 Resolution No. 2021-22.03.

F. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to LPA Architects (LPA) Contract for Planning and Design of a New Off-Site Water System to Escondido Elementary School. It is recommended the Board approve an addendum to the LPA contract for planning and design of new off-site water systems to Escondido Elementary School in the amount of $18,500.

G. Ratification of the Purchase of a 78-Passenger Bus from A-Z Bus, Sales, Inc. It is recommended the Board ratify the purchase of a 78-passenger bus from A-Z Bus Sales, Inc. for $182,132.58.

H. Disposal of Middle School and High School Obsolete Textbooks. It is recommended the Board: 1) Declare as obsolete: high school biology, chemistry, environmental science, and psychology textbooks, and middle school English textbooks, and 2) Approve the disposal or sale of these obsolete textbooks.

I. Annual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) and DreamCatchers. It is recommended the Board approve the annual MOU between PAUSD and DreamCatchers.

J. COVID Testing Agreement between Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) and Covid Clinic, Inc. It is recommended the Board approve the COVID-19 Testing Agreement between PAUSD and Covid Clinic, Inc.

 

 

Action Items

Discussion Items

A. 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.

B. 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.

C. 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.

 

 

D. 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.

 

 

Staff Reports

A. California State Seal of Civic Engagement – Implementation. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

B. Elementary English Language Arts Pilot and Adoption Committee Process. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Information Items

A. Attendance Report. This item is for information only; no action is required.

B. Williams Uniform Complaints First Quarter Report. This item is for information only; no action is required.

C. 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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