Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


June 9th, 2020

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Virtual Meeting Practices & Connection Information

B. Call to Order

C. Approval of Agenda Order
D. Reconvene Open Session
E. Report of Closed Session Action
F. Approval of Agenda Order

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

 

 

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 May 26, 2020, Regular Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for May 26, 2020, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Approval of Minutes for June 2, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 2, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes for June 5, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 5, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

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

G. Application for Consolidated Application of Federal Categorical Funds: It is recommended the Board approve the request to submit an application for Consolidated Categorical Aid, Part I, when it is released by the California Department of Education.

H. Resolution No. 2019-20.22 Adopting and Approving the Associate Membership Agreement Joining the Education Technology Joint Powers Authority: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.22 Adopting and Approving the Associate Membership Agreement Joining the Education Technology Joint Powers Authority.

I. Sale of Surplus Equipment: It is recommended the Board: 1) Declare the items as surplus to future operations of the District, 2) Direct the surplus items be auctioned or disposed of.

J. Annual Authorization to Purchase School Site Technical Equipment: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to purchase technology during the 2020-21 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $1,690,000.

K. 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.

L. Authorization to Purchase Palo Alto Networks Firewall: It is recommended the Board authorize the expenditure of $170,000 for the active licensing of the spare firewall.

M. Annual Authorization for Resolution No. 2019-20.20 and Resolution No. 2019-20.21 for the Child Development Contracts for the 2020-21 School Year: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.20 and Resolution No. 2019-20.21 for the Child Development Contracts for the 2020-21 school year.

N. Sale and/or Disposal of Middle School Science Textbooks: It is recommended the Board: 1. Declare the obsolete Prentice Hall middle school science textbooks as surplus, and 2. Direct that they be either disposed of or sold.

 

 

Action Items

A. Resolution No. 2019-20.23 Resolution Denouncing Discrimination, and Supporting Equity, Safety, and Well-being of Black People: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.23.

 

 

B. Resolution to Lay Off Classified Employees: It is recommended the Board approve Resolution No. 2019-20.15 Resolution to Lay Off Classified Employees.

 

 

C. Approval of Schematic Design for the Building A, B, and K Renovation Project at Gunn High School, Addendum for Architectural Design Services, and Budget Adjustment: It is recommended the Board approve the schematic design for the Building A, B, and K Renovation project at Gunn High School, and approve budget adjustment to fund the additional scope of work.

 

D. Authorization to Issue Addendum No. 1 to SVA Architects at Palo Verde Elementary School: It is recommended the Board approve Addendum No. 1 to SVA at Palo Verde Elementary School in the amount of $50,000.

E. Authorization to Award Contract for the Titan Gym Air Conditioning at Gunn High School: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to award a contract to WestCal Design and Build for construction for the Titan Gym Air Conditioning project at Gunn High School in the amount of $908,500, and authorize change orders net to exceed 10%, $90,850.

 

 

Information Item

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

 

 

Staff Reports

A. COVID-19 Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

C. CalSchls & Panorama Survey Context: Initial Data on Physical & Mental Health Indicators: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

Discussion Item

A. Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2020-21: Resolution No. 2019-20.17 Year End Budget Transfer Authorization 2019-20; Resolution No. 2019-20.18 Budget Transfer of Funds for the Fiscal Year 2020-21; Resolution No. 2019-20.19 Interfund Borrowing Fiscal Year 2020-21: It is recommended the Board: 1) Adopt the 2020-21 budget as presented, 2) Approve Resolution No. 2019-20.17, 3) Approve Resolution No. 2019-20.18, and 4) Approve Resolution No. 2019-20.19.

 

 

B. Resolution No. 2019-20.16 Order of Election, Specifications of Election, and Consolidation Request: It is recommended the Board adopt Resolution No. 2019-20.16 and direct staff on the completion of the Specifications of the Election Order form.

 

 

C. Amendment No. 1 to Resolution No. 2019-20.10 Emergency Relating to COVID-19: It is recommended the Board consider approving Amendment No. 1 to Resolution No. 2019-20.10 Emergency Relating to COVID-19.

 

 

D. Lease Agreement Between the District and the City of Palo Alto for Extended Daycare Spaces: It is recommended the Board discuss the attached lease agreement.

 

 

E. Evaluation of External Firms Providing Legal Services for 2019-20: It is recommended the Board discuss the performance evaluation of the two firms as presented by staff.

 

 

F. School Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs) PK-12: It is recommended the Board review and discuss: 1) the PK-12 School Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs) Executive Summaries for the 2019-20 school year, and 2) the proposed SPSAs for the 2020-21 school year. It is further recommended the Board accept the PK-12 SPSAs.

 

 

G. Authorization to Contract for 2020-21 with fs3|Hodges for 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 2020-21 in an amount not to exceed $112,230 for Measure A and $1,401,564 for Measure Z.

 

 

Information Items

A. Reopeners for CSEA for the 2020-21 school year: 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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