Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


June 18th, 2019

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

B. Recess to Closed Session (Aspen Conference Room)

C. Reconvine Open Session

D. Report of Closed Session Action

E. Approval of Agenda Order

 

 

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 June 11, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Board Bylaw (BB) 9124 Attorney: It is recommended the Board approve BB 9124 Attorney.

E. Board Policy (BP/AR) 1340 Access to District Records: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 1340 Access to District Records.

F. Board Policy (BP) 6142.93 Science Instruction: It is recommended the Board approve BP 6142.93 Science Instruction.

G. Board Policy (BP) 0460 Local Control and Accountability Plan: It is recommended the Board approve BP (BP) 0460 Local Control and Accountability Plan.

H. Board Policy (BP/AR) 6173 Education for Homeless Children: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR 6173 Education for Homeless Children.

I. Authorization to Contract for 2019-20 with fs3|Hodges for Bond Program Management Services for the Measure A and Measure Z Bonds: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to enter into a contract with fs3|Hodges for bond program management services for 2019-20 in an amount not to exceed $109,620 for Measure A and $1,148,916 for Measure Z.

J. Authorization to Add LPA Inc. (LPA) and SVA Architects (SVA) to Architect Pool and to Enter into Master Agreements for Measure Z Architectural Services: It is recommended the Board approve the addition of LPA and SVA to the list of approved architects and approve entering into master agreements with each firm for architectural services.

K. Authorization to Issue Addendum No. 21 to Gelfand Partners Architects for Additional Services at Hoover Elementary School: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to issue Addendum No. 21 to Gelfand Partners in the amount of $21,800 for Hoover Elementary School.

L. Authorization to Award Contracts for Architect, Construction Management, Inspector of Record, and Specialty Inspection Services for the Palo Alto High School Science Addition Project: It is recommended the Board: 1) Issue an amendment to HED Architects for scope revisions and to provide construction administration services, 2) Issue an amendment to fs3|Hodges to provide construction management services and, 3) Award a contract to CIS to provide Inspector of Record (IOR) services.

M. Authorization to Expend $195,000 to Maintain Smart Boards’ Projection Systems: It is recommended the Board authorize the expenditure of $195,000 for replacement projectors for currently installed District Smart Boards.

N. Annual Authorization to Purchase School Site Technical Equipment: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchase technology during the 2019-20 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $1,690,000, with the amount from Apple not to exceed $1,100,000.

O. Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) 2019: It is recommended the Board approve the LCAP.

P. Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2019-20: Resolution No. 2018-19.16 Year End Budget Transfer Authorization for 2018-19; Resolution No. 2018-19.17 Budget Transfer of Funds for Fiscal Year 2019-20; and Resolution No. 2018-19.18 Interfund Borrowing for Fiscal Year 2019-20: It is recommended the Board: 1) Adopt the 2019-20 budget as presented, 2) Approve the Resolution No. 2018-19.16, 3) Approve the Resolution No. 2018-19.17 and, 4) Approve the Resolution No. 2018-19.18. – MOVED TO ACTION

Q. School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA), PK-12: It is recommended the Board approve the PK-12 SPSAs.

R. Revised Job Descriptions for Title IX Office: It is recommended the Board approve the following job descriptions for Title IX and Civil Rights Officer, Title IX and Civil Rights Supervisor/Investigator, and Administrative Support Specialist – Title IX and Civil Rights.

S. Salary Schedules 2019-20: It is recommended the Board approve the 2019-20 Salary Schedules. – MOVED TO ACTION

T. Evaluation of External Firms Providing Legal Services for 2018-19: It is recommended the Board evaluate the legal firms DWK and AALRR. – MOVED TO ACTION

U. Contracts for Legal Services for 2019-20: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to renew contracts for legal services for 2019-20 with Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo (AALRR) and Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK). – MOVED TO ACTION

V. Salary Schedule for Contracted Management Positions: It is recommended the Board approve the salary schedule for contracted management positions beginning July 1, 2019. – MOVED TO ACTION

W. Resolution No. 2018-19.20 and Resolution No. 2018-19.21 for Child Development Services Contracts: It is recommended the Board approve the Child Development Services Contracts and Resolutions No. 2018-19.20 and No. 2018-19.21 for the 2019-20 school year.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

 

 

B. Zero Waste Report

 

 

C. Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department Overview

 

 

Action Item

P. Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2019-20: Resolution No. 2018-19.16 Year End Budget Transfer Authorization for 2018-19; Resolution No. 2018-19.17 Budget Transfer of Funds for Fiscal Year 2019-20; and Resolution No. 2018-19.18 Interfund Borrowing for Fiscal Year 2019-20: It is recommended the Board: 1) Adopt the 2019-20 budget as presented, 2) Approve the Resolution No. 2018-19.16, 3) Approve the Resolution No. 2018-19.17 and, 4) Approve the Resolution No. 2018-19.18. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

S. Salary Schedules 2019-20: It is recommended the Board approve the 2019-20 Salary Schedules. 

– PULLED FROM CONSENT

 

 

T. Evaluation of External Firms Providing Legal Services for 2018-19: It is recommended the Board evaluate the legal firms DWK and AALRR. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

U. Contracts for Legal Services for 2019-20: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to renew contracts for legal services for 2019-20 with Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo (AALRR) and Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK). – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

V. Salary Schedule for Contracted Management Positions: It is recommended the Board approve the salary schedule for contracted management positions beginning July 1, 2019. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

A. The PAUSD Promise: It is recommended the Board approve the PAUSD Promise.

 

 

B. Cell Tower Resolution No. 2018-19.19: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2018-19.19 in support of cell tower placement restrictions in areas in proximity to PAUSD schools.

 

 

C. Tentative Agreement with Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA) – Adult Education Compensation: It is recommended the Board approve the Tentative Agreement between Palo Alto School District (PAUSD) and Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA) – Adult Education.

 

 

D. 2% One-time Off-schedule Payment: It is recommended the Board approve the Superintendent for a 0% ongoing salary increase for the 2018-19 school year with a 2% one-time off-schedule payment calculated using the current base salary.

 

 

E. Amendment to the Employment Agreement for Superintendent: It is recommended the Board approve the following amendments to the Employment Agreement of Dr. Donald B. Austin as the Superintendent of Schools of Palo Alto Unified School District for: 1) a one-year extension so that the contract ends on June 30, 2022, 2) an increase in the base salary to Three Hundred and Nine Thousand Dollars ($309,000).

 

 

Information Items

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

B. Chronic Absenteeism Monthly Report: This item is for information only. No action is required.

C. Let’s Talk! – June 2019 Report: This item is for information only. No action is required.

D. Title IX Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

E. Title IX Office Reconfiguration: This item is for information only. No action is required.

F. Public Records Act Update: 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

Adjournment

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