Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


November 16, 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 November 2, 2021, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for November 2, 2021, Special Board Meeting.

D. Approval of Minutes for November 2, 2021, Regular Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for November 2, 2021, Regular Board Meeting.

E. Agreement for Consultation Services with Leadership Associates: It is recommended the Board approve the agreement for consultation services with Leadership Associates.

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

G. Approval of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders: It is recommended the Board approve the attached list of Strong Schools Bond change orders as listed.

H. Approval of Scope, Budget, and Budget Transfer for Infrastructure Repairs at the A and B Wings at the Cubberley Site: It is recommended the Board approve the infrastructure repairs at Cubberley and the budget transfer of $200,000 from the Measure A budget reserve fund to the Cubberley School Buildings A and B modernization project to conduct repairs.

I. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to Gelfand Partners Architects (Gelfand) for Additional Services for the El Carmelo Multipurpose Building Project: It is recommended the Board approve an addendum to Gelfand for design services for the El Carmelo Multipurpose Building project.

J. Authorization to Submit Plans to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for New Administration and Library Buildings at J.L. Stanford Middle School (JLS): It is recommended the Board authorize staff to submit plans to the Division of the State Architect for a new administration and library building at J.L. Stanford Middle School.

K. Authorization to Award a Contract to Syserco for the Global Controller Upgrade and Economizer Control Projects: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to Syserco for the Global Controller upgrade and Economizer Control Projects.

 

 

Action Items

A. Approval of Amendment to SVA Architects (SVA) Master Agreement for Design Services for a Temporary Elementary School Site at the Greendell and Cubberley Sites: It is recommended the Board approve an amendment to the SVA master agreement for design services for a temporary elementary school site at the Greendell and Cubberley sites.

 

 

B. County Committee on School District Election: It is recommended the Board: 1) Waive the two-meeting rule, and 2) Elect members of the Santa Clara County Committee on School District Organization for the District 1, 3, and 5 seats.

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Authorization to Bid the Tower Renovation Project at Palo Alto High School: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for the Tower Renovation project at Palo Alto High School.

 

 

B. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to LPA, Inc. (LPA) Master Agreement for Design Services for a New Hoover Elementary School (Hoover): It is recommended the Board approve the issuance of an addendum to the LPA master agreement for design services for a new Hoover elementary school for $3,345,064.

 

 

C. Fletcher Enrollment Lottery: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to hold an intra-district limited lottery for students in grades 6-8 to attend Fletcher Middle School.

 

 

D. Educator Effectiveness 2021 Block Grant: It is recommended the Board review and discuss the plan for Educator Effectiveness 2021 Block Grant funds.

 

 

Staff Reports

A. Service to Others Projects: This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Information Items

A. Annual School Impact Fees and Five-Year Report for 2020-21: This item is for information only; no action is necessary.

B. PAUSD Induction Consortium 2021-22: This item is for information only; no action is required.

C. COVID-19 Testing Memorandums of Understanding with PAUSD Employee Associations: This item is for information only; no action is required.

D. Air Quality Index (AQI) and Catastrophic Leave Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA): This item is for information only; no action is required.

E. Call for Nominations for California School Boards Association’s (CSBA) Delegate Assembly: This item is for information only; no action is required.

F. Safety Report: This item is for information only; no action is required.

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

H. Public Records Act Update: This item is for information only; no action is required.

I. 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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