Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


May 22nd, 2018

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion

B. Approval of Agenda Order

C. Superintendent’s Report

D. Student Board Member Reports

 

 

Approval of Consent Calendar

A. Approval of Consent Calendar:

It is recommended the Board approve all items of the Consent Calendar as presented or amended.

B. Certificated Personnel Items:

It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel items as presented.

C. Classified Personnel Items:

It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel items as presented

D. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for April 24, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 3, 2018, Special Board Meeting.

F. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 5, 2018, Special Board Meeting.

G. Approval of Purchase Orders:

It is recommended the Board approve the purchase orders as presented.

H. Approval of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders:

It is recommended the Board approve the attached list of Strong Schools Bond change orders as listed.

I. Elementary History-Social Studies Curriculum:

Staff will present the elementary school history-social studies curriculum adoption. It is recommended the Board approve the recommended curriculum. This item was discussed at the May 8, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

J. Middle School History-Social Science Textbook Selection Advisory Committee Recommendation:

It is recommended the Board approve the adoption of the Teachers’ Curriculum Institute (TCI) History Alive! California Series for grades 6-8. This item was discussed at the May 8, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

K. Plan for Expelled Youth:

It is recommended the Board approve the PAUSD Plan for Expelled Youth.

L. Board Policy (BP) 7214 and Administrative Regulation (AR) 7214 General Obligations to Bonds:

It is recommended the Board approve the changes proposed to the General Obligations Bond policy. – MOVED TO ACTION

M. Board Policy (BP) and Administrative Regulation (AR) 5141.21 Administering Medication and Monitoring Health Conditions:

It is recommended by the Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) for the Board to approve this policy as presented. This item was tabled from the April 24, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

N. Board Policy (BP) 6111 School Calendar:

It is recommended the Board approve BP 6111 School Calendar Policy. This item was tabled from the March 13 and April 24, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. – MOVED TO ACTION

O. Board Policy (BP) 5131.62 Tobacco:

It is recommended the Board approve updates to BP 5131.62 Tobacco Policy. This item was tabled from the March 13 and April 24, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

P. Student Nutrition Services Consultant Contract for 2018-19:

It is recommended the Board: 1) renew the food service management and consulting contract with Sodexo for 2018-19 and, 2) approve a 25 cents increase in the brunch and lunch prices for 2018-19.

Q. Authorization to Award Contracts for Architect, Construction Management, Inspector of Record, and Specialty Inspection Services for the Addison Elementary School Improvements Project: It is recommended the Board: 1) issue an amendment to Gelfand Partners Addison contract, 2) issue an amendment to fs3|Hodges Addison contract, 3) award a contract to Construction Inspection Services, Inc. (CIS) and, 4) award a contract to Ninyo & Moore.

R. Authorization to Award Multiple Roofing Repairs Project:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award to the lowest responsive responsible bidder for the multiple roofing repairs. 

S. Authorization to Award Clean Energy Act Prop 39 – Lighting Retrofit at Five Schools:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award to the lowest responsive responsible bidder for the Prop 39 Lighting Retrofit.

T. Adoption of the Notice of Exemption (NOE) to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the installation of Solar PV Projects District-wide at Six Sites:

It is recommended the Board: 1) adopt the Notice of Exemption (NOE) for the installation of a Solar Energy System at six sites: Paly, JLS, Terman, Escondido, Nixon, and Ohlone, and 2) approve the solar panel array layouts as displayed in Attachment B. – MOVED TO ACTION

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Approve the Superintendent Contract:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the Employment Contract of Dr. Donald Austin as the Superintendent of Palo Alto Unified School District for the term of July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021.

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C. PAUSD PK-12 Computer Science Curriculum Design Advisory Committee Recommendations:

It is recommended the Board 1) Create the expectation that all students study Computer Science, a core subject, throughout K-12, 2) Require at least one semester of Computer Science during high school for students to earn a PAUSD diploma, and 3) Create a K-12 Computer Science Department.

 

 

D. Social Emotional Learning Implementation Update 2017-18:

Staff will present an update on the implementation efforts of the Social-emotional Curriculum Committee (SCC) recommendations presented at the February 27, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. – POSTPONED

 

 

B. Special Education Update:

The purpose of this presentation is for information only, to share an update on the special education evaluation with the Board.

 

 

E. Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2017-18.15 The Increase in School Facilities Fees and Adoption of CEQA Notice of Exemption:

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting the Board adopt the attached Resolution 2017-18.15.

 

 

F. Proposal to Open Negotiations with California School Employees Association Chapter 301 for the Successor Agreement to the 2014-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement:

The Board will take action regarding the District’s proposals for negotiations with CSEA Chapter 301.

 

 

G. Approval for First Amendment to Interim Assistant Superintendent Contract:

It is recommended the Board review and discuss the First Amendment to the Contract of Anne Brown.

H. Approval for Bond Manager Contract:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the Bond Manager Contract. –POSTPONED

 

 

T. Adoption of the Notice of Exemption (NOE) to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the installation of Solar PV Projects District-wide at Six Sites:

It is recommended the Board: 1) adopt the Notice of Exemption (NOE) for the installation of a Solar Energy System at six sites: Paly, JLS, Terman, Escondido, Nixon, and Ohlone, and 2) approve the solar panel array layouts as displayed in Attachment B. CONSENT

 

 

L. Board Policy (BP) 7214 and Administrative Regulation (AR) 7214 General Obligations to Bonds:

It is recommended the Board approve the changes proposed to the General Obligations Bond policy. CONSENT

 

 

N. Board Policy (BP) 6111 School Calendar:

It is recommended the Board approve BP 6111 School Calendar Policy. This item was tabled from the March 13 and April 24, 2018, Regular Board Meeting. CONSENT

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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