Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


December 10th, 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

 

 

Annual Organization Meeting

A. Election of Officers

B. Five-Minute Recess for Reseating

 

 

C. Naming the Board Representative for the County Committee

 

 

D. Board of Education Committee Assignments for 2020

 

 

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: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for November 19, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Authorization to Bid the Refresh of the Wired Network Infrastructure: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for the refresh of the wired network infrastructure.

E. Authorization to Bid the Refresh of the Uninterruptible Power Supply Equipment: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for the refresh of the uninterruptible power supply equipment.

F. Authorization to Bid the Refresh of Data Center Servers and Core Networking Equipment: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for the refresh of the data center servers and core networking equipment.

G. Resolution No. 2019-20.04 Epidemic Youth Use of E-cigarettes: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.04. – MOVED TO ACTION

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

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

J. Resolution Amending the Conflict of Interest Code Resolution No. 2019-20.05: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.05 and the amended Conflict of Interest Code.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

 

 

B. Student Board Members Reports

 

 

C. Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC) Annual Report on the Strong Schools Bonds for 2018-19.

 

D. Annual Strong Schools Bonds Financial and Performance Audits for 2018-19.

 

 

E. Equity Snapshot

 

 

F. Title IX Student Presentation

 

 

G. Reimagining Middle School Mathematics

 

 

H. Special Education: Reviewing and Expanding Continuum of Services

 

 

Action Items

G. Resolution No. 2019-20.04 Epidemic Youth Use of E-cigarettes: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.04.. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

A. First Interim Budget Report: It is recommended the Board: 1) Waive the two-meeting rule, 2) Certify to the County Office of Education Superintendent that the District can meet its financial obligations through the end of the fiscal year and for the subsequent two years, and 3) Approve the budget revisions listed in the projected year totals.

 

 

B. Authorization to Bid the Replacement of the Synthetic Turf at the Gunn and Palo Alto High Schools Athletic Fields: It is recommended the Board: 1) Waive the two-meeting rule, and 2) Authorize staff to seek bids for the replacement of the turf football fields at both high schools and the replacement of the soccer/lacrosse field at Palo Alto High School.

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Approval of Resolution No. 2019-20.06 to Apply for State Matching Funds: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.06 to authorize submission of applications for State bond matching funds.

 

 

B. Approval of New High School Course Offerings for 2020-21: It is recommended the Board discuss and approve the proposed new courses.

 

 

C. City/School Liaison Committee Purpose Statement: It is recommended the Board review and discuss the City/School Liaison Committee Purpose Statement. – POSTPONED

D. Authorization to Rebid the Managed Print Services: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to rebid the managed print services for the District’s approximately, 430 desktop laser printers. – POSTPONED

E. Sale of Surplus Equipment: It is recommended the Board: 1) Declare the items as surplus to future operations of the District, 2) Direct the surplus items be sold by auction or disposed of.– POSTPONED

F. Proposed Calendar for Board of Education Meetings for 2020-21 School Year: It is recommended the Board approve the proposed schedule of Board of Education meetings for the 2020-21 school year. – POSTPONED

 

 

G. Middle College Expansion Update: It is recommended the Board review the proposed expansion of Foothill Middle College and approve the allocation of additional funds to support the expansion, beginning in the 2020-21 school year.

H. Board Policy (BP) 4140 Bargaining Units: It is recommended the Board approve BP 4140 Bargaining Units.– POSTPONED

I. Board Policy (BP) 6153 School-sponsored Trips: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6153 School-sponsored Trips.– POSTPONED

J. Board Policy (BP) 6145 Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6145 Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities.– POSTPONED

K. Board Policy (BP) 5131.6 Alcohol and Other Drugs: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5131.6 Alcohol and Other Drugs.– POSTPONED

L. Board Policy (BP) 6178.1 Work-based Learning: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6178.1 Work-based Learning.– POSTPONED

Information Items

A. ACT/SAT Summaries for Class of 2019 Cohorts: This item is for information only. No action is required.– POSTPONED

B. Title IX Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.– POSTPONED

C. Safety Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.– POSTPONED

D. Legal Expenses Report: This item is for information only. No action is required.– POSTPONED

E. Public Records Act Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.– POSTPONED

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

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

F. Correspondence

Adjournment

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