Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


March 13th, 2018

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Report of Closed Session Discussion

B. Approval of Agenda Order

C. Superintendent’s Reports

D. Student Board Member Report

 

 

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 February 13, 2018, Regular Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for February 27, 2018, Special Board Meeting.

F. Approval of Minutes:

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for March 1, 2018, Special Board Meeting.

G. Approval of Warrants and Purchase Orders:

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants and purchase orders for February as presented.

H. International Field Trip:

It is recommended the Board approve the extended international educational field trip to Tijuana, Mexico, for Gunn High School students who are members of the Youth Community Services (YCS) Interact club from April 1-8, 2018.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

A. Recommending School Names Advisory Committee:

It is recommended the Board review the nine school names submitted.

 

 

B. WASC Mid-Cycle High School Progress Reports:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the WASC Mid-Cycle Progress Reports for Gunn High School and Palo Alto High School.

 

 

C. Second Interim Budget Report:

It is recommended the Board 1) Issue a positive certification to the County Superintendent that the District can meet its financial obligations through the end of the fiscal year and for the subsequent two years, and 2) Approve the budget revisions listed in the projected year totals.

 

 

D. Superintendent Search Process – Community Advisory Committee:

It is recommended the Board discuss and approve criteria for establishing and choosing the Superintendent Search Advisory Committee.

 

 

E. Office for Civil Rights / Title IX / Uniform Complaint Procedures Update:

This item is to provide an update to the Board and community regarding the ongoing efforts and progress toward complying with the Office for Civil Rights Resolution Agreement, Title IX Office Compliance, and an update of the Uniform Complaint Process.

F. Board Policy (BP) 6111 School Calendar:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve BP 6111 School Calendar Policy.

G. Board Policy (BP) 5131.62 Tobacco:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve updates to BP 5131.62 Tobacco Policy.

 

 

H. International Field Trip:

It is recommended the Board approve the extended international educational field trip to Tijuana, Mexico, for Gunn High School students who are members of the Youth Community Services (YCS) Interact club from April 1-8, 2018. – CONSENT

 

 

H. Resolution No. 2017-18.11 Gun-Related Violence:

In holding the safety of our students as a priority, it is recommended that we declare that through the attached resolution, which is reflective of our commitment and responsibility.

I. Appointment of Independent Auditors for the 2017-18 Audits:

Pending discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the meeting of March 27, 2018, the Board: 1) Appoint the firm of Chavan and Associates, LLP. as the PAUSD independent auditor for the District’s financial audit for 2017-18, 2) Appoint the firm of Christy White Accountancy to perform the 2017-18 performance audit of the PAUSD Strong Schools Program.

J. Authorization to Bid Summer Maintenance Projects:

Pending discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the meeting of March 27, 2018, the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for the summer maintenance projects listed.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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