Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


August 27th, 2019

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

B. Recess to Closed Session (Aspen Conference Room)

C. Reconvene 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 18, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Approval of Minutes: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 16, 2019, Special Board Meeting.

E. Approval of Minutes: It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 22, 2019, Special Board Meeting.

F. Board of Education Assignments for the 2019-20 Academic Year: It is recommended the Board review and approve their assignments for school sites and programs for the 2019-20 academic year.

G. 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.

H. Authorizing Signatures Resolution No. 2019-20.02: It is recommended the Board approve Authorizing Signatures Resolution No. 2019-20.02.

I. 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 2019-20.

J. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement) Quarterly Report: This item is for information only and no action is required.

K. Sale of Surplus Instructional Materials: It is recommended the Board: 1) Declare the items as surplus to future operations of the District, and, 2) Direct the surplus items be disposed of by sale or donation.

L. Authorization to Extend Contract for Unleaded and Diesel Fuel: It is recommended the Board authorize a one-year extension of the fuel contract with Valley Oil Company. This would extend the agreement term until June 30, 2020.

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

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

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

 

 

B. Student Board Members Reports

 

 

C. Progress of Cubberley Lease Update

 

 

D. Capitol Advisors Legislative Update

 

 

E. Website Refresh Project – New Logo and Branding

 

 

Action Items

A. Staffing Infrastructure for PAUSD Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness: It is recommended the Board increase the 2019-20 budget for the following positions. Job descriptions for these positions were approved at the March 26, 2019, Regular Board Meeting: 1) Manager I, Safety Security and Disaster Preparedness, 2) Risk Management and Safety Technician I.

 

 

B. AMENDMENT-Student and Family Engagement Redesign Plan: It is recommended the Board increase the 2019-20 budget to approve hiring for Student and Family Engagement Specialists.

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to the SVA Architects Contract for Conceptual Design Services at J.L. Stanford Middle School: It is recommended the Board approve an addendum to the SVA Architects contract to provide conceptual design services for the J.L. Stanford Middle School project in the amount of $30,000.

 

B. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to the SVA Architects Contract to Provide Conceptual Design Services at Fletcher Middle School: It is recommended the Board approve an addendum to the SVA Architects contract to provide conceptual design services for the Fletcher Middle School project in the amount of $25,000.

 

C. Approval of a Project for Palo Verde Elementary School, Budget Approval, and Authorization to Issue Addendum No. 1 to SVA Architects for its Conceptual Design: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) A transfer of $25,000 from the Measure Z Elementary Schools Reserve fund to the new Project for Palo Verde Elementary School, and 2) Addendum No. 1 to SVA Architects to provide conceptual design services for the Palo Verde Elementary School project in the amount of $25,000.

 

D. Approval of Budget Transfer and Addendum No. 1 to LPA Architects for Conceptual Design Services at Greene Middle School: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) A transfer of $40,000 from the Measure Z Greene Middle School Reserve fund to the Greene Middle School Phase 1 project and, 2) Addendum No. 1 for LPA Architects to provide conceptual design services for the Greene Middle School Phase 1 project in the amount of $40,000.

 

E. Approval of an Addendum to the LPA Architects Contract for Conceptual Design at Walter Hays Elementary School: It is recommended the Board approve an addendum to the LPA Architects contract to provide conceptual design services for the Walter Hays Elementary School in the amount of $29,000.

 

F. Approval to Issue an Addendum to the LPA Architects Contract for Conceptual Design Services at Escondido Elementary School: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) Ending Gelfand Partner’s previous agreement for design services for convenience and, 2) Issuing an addendum to the LPA Architects contract to provide conceptual design services for the Escondido Elementary School project in the amount of $29,000.

 

 

Information Items

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

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

C. Public Records Act Update: This item is for information only. No action is required.

D. Title IX Update: End-of-Year Summary/Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Annual Report: This item is for information only. No action required.

E. 2019-20 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

Adjournment

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