Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


September 14th, 2021

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Virtual Meeting Practices & Connection Information

B. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

C. Recess to Closed Session (Aspen Conference 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 August 24, 2021, Regular Board Meeting. It is recommended the Board approve the minutes for August 24, 2021, Regular Board Meeting.

D. Approval of August Warrants and Purchase Orders. It is recommended the Board approve the August warrants and purchase orders as presented.

E. Ratification of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders. It is recommended the Board ratify the attached list of Strong Schools Bond change orders.

F. 2020-21 Unaudited Actuals and Budget Update for 2021-22. It is recommended the Board: 1) Approve the filing of the 2020-21 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report to the County Superintendent of Schools, 2) Adopt Resolution No. 2021-22.02 to establish the Appropriation Limit for 2021-22 and reestablish the Gann Appropriation Limit for 2020-21 as presented, 3) Approve the Education Protection Account spending plan for 2020-21, and 4) Receive information on the updates to the 2021-22 adopted budget as presented.

G. Student Activity Special Revenue Fund Resolution No. 2021-22.01. It is recommended the Board approve the Student Activity Special Revenue Fund Resolution No. 2021-22.01.

H. Rejection of All Bids for the Construction of the El Carmelo Elementary School Multi-Purpose Building Project. It is recommended the Board reject all bids for the El Carmelo Elementary School project.

I. Authorization to Submit Plans to the Division of the State Architect (DSA) for Gunn High School Buildings A, B, and K Renovation, Fletcher Middle School, and Palo Verde Elementary School Projects. It is recommended the Board authorize staff to submit plans for the Gunn High School Buildings A, B, and K Renovation, Fletcher Middle School, and Palo Verde Elementary School projects to DSA for approval.

J. Approval of 2021-22 Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) Union High School District for Alta Vista High School, College Now, and Foothill Middle College. It is recommended the Board approve the MOUs with MVLA for the 2021-22 school year.

K. Proposed Salary Daily Rate Increase for Substitute Teachers. It is recommended the Board approve the salary schedule for substitute teachers.

L. Board of Education School Reassignments for the 2021-22 Academic Year. It is recommended the Board review and approve the reassignments for school sites and programs for the 2021-22 academic year.

M. Board Policy (BP) 3511.1 Integrated Waste Management. It is recommended the Board approve BP 3511.1 Integrated Waste Management.

N. Board Policy (BP) 4112.42/4212.42/4312.42 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers. It is recommended the Board approve BP 4112.42/4212.42/4312.42 Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers.

O. Board Policy (BP) 4141/4241 Collective Bargaining Agreement. It is recommended the Board adopt BP 4141/4241 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

P. Board Policy (BP) 4158/4258/4358 Employee Security. It is recommended the Board approve BP 4158/4258/4358 Employee Security.

Q. Board Policy (BP) 5141.4 Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5141.4 Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting.

R. Board Policy (BP) 5142.2 Safe Routes to School Program. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5142.2 Safe Routes to School Program.

S. Board Policy (BP) 5145.12 Search and Seizure. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5145.12 Search and Seizure.

T. Board Policy (BP) 5145.9 Hate-motivated Behavior. It is recommended the Board approve BP 5145.9 Hate-motivated Behavior.

U. Board Policy (BP) 6142.5 Environmental Education. It is recommended the Board approve BP 6142.5 Environmental Education.

V. Board Policy (BP) 7211 Developer Fees. It is recommended the Board approve BP 7211 Developer Fees.

 

 

Action Items

Discussion Items

A. PUBLIC HEARING: Sufficiency of Instructional Materials Resolution No. 2021-22.03. The Board will conduct a public hearing on this item prior to discussion on the agenda. Following the public hearing, it is recommended the Board discuss Sufficiency of Instructional Materials for 2021-22 Resolution No. 2021-22.03.

 

 

B. Authorization to Issue an Addendum to LPA Architects (LPA) Contract for Planning and Design of a New Off-Site Water System to Escondido Elementary School. It is recommended the Board discuss an addendum to the LPA contract for planning and design of new off-site water systems to Escondido Elementary School in the amount of $18,500.

 

 

Staff Reports

A. PAUSD Promise 2021-22 Priority Areas. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

B. Equity Impact Report: Student and Family Engagement Update. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Information Items

A. Universal Mask Requirement Protocol. This item is for information only; no action is required.

B. 2021-22 Calendar of Board Items. This item is for information only; no action is required.

 

 

Board Operations

A. Reports

B. Information Requests

Adjournment

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