Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


August 25th, 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

 

 

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 June 23, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 23, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

D. Approval of Minutes for June 23, 2020, Regular Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 23, 2020, Regular Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes for June 26, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for June 26, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

F. Approval of Minutes for July 1, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for July 1, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

G. Approval of Minutes for July 3, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for July 3, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

H. Approval of Minutes for July 7, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for July 7, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

I. Approval of Minutes for July 28, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for July 28, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

J. Approval of Minutes for August 11, 2020, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 11, 2020, Special Board Meeting.

K. Approval of June and July Warrants and Purchase Orders: It is recommended the Board approve the June and July warrants and purchase orders as presented.

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

M. Annual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Regarding Interdistrict Transfers Between PAUSD and Los Altos School District (LASD): It is recommended the Board ratify the MOU for Interdistrict Transfers with LASD.

N. Legal Services Firms: It is recommended the Board approve entering into legal services contracts with the six firms chosen by the RFP selection committee.

O. Ratification of Representatives to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Central Coast Section (CCS) League: It is recommended the Board approve the 2020-21 California Interscholastic Federation-Central Coast Section (CIF-CCS) representative appointments for Henry M. Gunn High School and Palo Alto High School.

P. Teaching Assignments for Departmentalized Subjects: It is recommended the Board Authorize the four teachers listed below to teach in the departmentalized single subject areas as noted for 2020-21.

Q. Student Teaching and Intern Agreement: It is recommended the Board authorize staff to enter into student teaching/internship agreements with these 28 institutions as needed.

R. Board of Education Assignments for the 2020-21 Academic Year: It is recommended the Board review and approve their assignments for school sites and programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

 

 

Action Items

A. Rejection of All Bids for the Construction of the Hoover Elementary School Project: It is recommended the Board reject all bids for the Hoover Elementary School project.

 

 

B. Tentative Agreements with Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA): It is recommended the Board approve the Tentative Agreements between Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) and Palo Alto Education Association (PAEA) for the 2020-21 Elementary Schools Instructional Schedules in a COVID-19 Environment and 2020-21 Secondary Schools (Grades 6-12) Instructional Schedules in a COVID-19 Environment.

 

C. Tentative Agreement with California School Employees Association (CSEA): It is recommended the Board approve the Tentative Agreement between Palo Alto Unified School District and CSEA Chapter #301 for the 2020-21 Reopening Schools in a COVID-19 Environment.

 

 

Discussion Item

A. Authorization to Issue Addendum No. 2 to Ninyo & Moore for Additional Testing and Inspection Services for the Science Addition at Palo Alto High School: It is recommended the Board approve addendum no. 2 to Ninyo & Moore for additional testing and inspection services for the science addition at Palo Alto High School in the amount of $53,036.

 

 

B. Approval of Schematic Design for the New Multipurpose and Administration Building Project at Palo Verde Elementary School: It is recommended the Board approve the schematic design for the new multipurpose and administration buildings project at Palo Verde Elementary School.

 

 

Staff Reports

A. Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

B. Strengthening Student and Family Support During Distance Learning: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

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

 

 

D. PAUSD Human Resources Department: This item is for information only. No action is required.

 

 

Information Items

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

B. 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

F. Correspondence

Adjournment

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