Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


February 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 January 18, 2018, Special Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Warrants and Purchase Orders:

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

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Action / Discussion / Information Items

M. Memorandum of Understanding with the Palo Alto Educators Association:

It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Palo Alto Educators Association.

 

 

A. Superintendent Search Process:

Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) will present the Superintendent Search Leadership Profile to the Board. The Board will discuss these updates with HYAs.

B. 2018-2020 Equity Plan (Update):

It is recommended the Board approve the 2018-2020 Equity Plan.

 

 

C. Term Limits:

It is recommended the Board discuss a proposal to limit Board member terms and identify actions to follow. This item was tabled from the October 24, November 14, and December 5, 2017, Regular Board Meetings. It was discussed at the January 16 and 30, 2018, Regular Board Meetings.

 

 

D. Authorization to Enter into a Project Management Agreement with ARC Alternatives, Inc:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to increase the existing agreement for ARC Alternatives, Inc. by $102,560 for construction support of the PV solar system design/construction phase.

 

 

E. School Bus Purchases:

It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchase one (Type I) 78-passenger buses from A-Z Bus Sales Inc. for $175,162, and three (Type II) 14-passenger special needs buses for $196,218 and waive the two-meeting rule.

 

 

K. Facilities Master Plan Project List Progress Report and Evaluation of the Possibility of a Ballot Measure Authorizing a 2018 School Bond:

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting the Board 1) Authorize staff to proceed with evaluation and 2) Authorize expenditures through May 7, 2018, not to exceed $60,000, for consultant services.

 

 

F.  Appropriation of Bond Funds for Magical Bridge Playground at Addison Elementary School:

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting the Board approve the following appropriation of Bond funds.

 

 

G. Appropriation of $7,008,356 from State Bond Funding:

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting the Board appropriate the amount of $7,008,356.

 

 

H. Authorization to Bid the Addison Elementary School Project:

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for the Addison Elementary School project.

I. Authorization to Bid the Science Addition Project at Palo Alto High School:

Pending the results of discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next Board meeting that staff be authorized to solicit bids for the Science Addition Project at Palo Alto High School.

 

 

J. Authorization to Bid the Replacement and Updates to the Fire Alarm System at Gunn High School:

Pending the results of the discussion at this meeting, it will be recommended at the next meeting the Board authorize staff to solicit bids for upgrades to the fire alarm system at Gunn High School.

 

 

L. Resolution No. 2017-18.10 for Full and Fair Funding of California’s Public Schools:

It is recommended the Board adopt the resolution urging the State Legislature to fund California’s public schools and waive the two-meeting rule.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

Adjournment

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