Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


April 20th, 2021

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Virtual Meeting Practices & Connection Information

B. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

C. Recess to Closed Session (Aspen 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 March 9, 2021, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for March 9, 2021, Special Board Meeting.

D. Approval of Minutes for March 18, 2021, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for March 18, 2021, Special Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes for March 23, 2021, Regular Board Meeting: IT is recommended the Board approve the minutes for March 23, 2021, Regular Board Meeting.

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

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

H. Approval of the 2021-22 Budget Assumptions Document for Inclusion in the Development of the 2021-22 Adopted Budget. It is recommended the Board approve the 2021-22 Budget Assumptions for development of the 2021-22 District budget.

I. Board Policy (BP) 5127 Graduation Ceremonies and Activities. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5127 Graduation Ceremonies and Activities.

J. Board Policy (BP) 6142.7 Physical Education and Activity. It is recommended the Board approve BP 6142.7 Physical Education and Activity.

K. Board Policy (BP) 0420 School Plans/Site Councils. It is recommended the Board approve BP 0420 School Plans/Site Councils.

L. Board Policy (BP) 5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education.

M. Board Policy (BP) 6170.1 Transitional Kindergarten. It is recommended the Board approve BP 6170.1 Transitional Kindergarten.

N. Board Policy (BP) 5141.52 Suicide Prevention. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5141.52 Suicide Prevention.

O. Board Policy (BP) 4140 Bargaining Units. It is recommended the Board approve BP 4140 Bargaining Units.

P. Board Policy (BP) 4119.25/4219.25/4319.25 Political Activities of Employees. It is recommended the Board approve BP 4119.25/4219.25/4319.25 Political Activities of Employees.

 

 

Action Items

A. Authorization to Purchase Elementary School Desks. It is recommended the Board: 1) Waive the two-meeting rule, and 2) Authorize staff to purchase 2,000 elementary school desks from Campbell Keller in the amount of $554,989.

 

 

B. Grant Funded Electric School Bus Purchase. It is recommended the Board: 1) Waive the two-meeting rule, and 2) Authorize staff to accept a grant of $800,000 from the Carl Moyer Grant Program to purchase two 78-passenger electric school buses and the associated infrastructure.

 

 

C. Region 20 Run-Off Election for 2021 California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly Election. It is recommended the Board vote for two (2) candidates on the run-off ballot for election to the Delegate Assembly.

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Recommendations Regarding Elementary School Bond Projects. It is recommended the Board: 1) Authorize staff to move forward with the Hoover Elementary School project, 2) Authorize staff to move forward with the El Carmelo Elementary School project, and 3) Direct staff to pause the design of the Walter Hays Elementary School project.

 

 

Staff Reports

A. Homework Report: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

B. Panorama Survey – School Climate: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

 

Information Items

A. Spring 2021 Survey Results. This item is for information only. No action is required.

B. Attendance Report. This item is for information only. No action is required.

C. D/F Report for Quarter 3 of the 2020-21 School Year. This item is for information only. No action is required.

D. Williams Uniform Complaints Third Quarter Report. This item is for information only. No action is required.

E. Safety Update. This item is for information only. No action is required.

F. COVID-19 Data Update. 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. 2020-21 Board Calendar Items. This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Correspondence

C. Operations

D. Acknowledgements and Recognitions

E. Board Calendar

F. Correspondence

Adjournment

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