Palo Alto Unified School District Board Meeting


September 24th, 2019

 

Open Session / Reports

A. Call to Order

B. Approval of Agenda Order
Discussion

A. Parcel Tax Renewal: It is recommended the Board receive information on renewal options for the District’s parcel tax that is set to expire in 2020-21.

B. Public Comment on Closed Session Items

 

 

Open Session

A. Reconvene Open Session

B. Report of Closed Session Action

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 September 10, 2019, Regular Board Meeting.

D. 2018-19 Unaudited Actuals and Budget Update for 2019-20: It is recommended the Board: 1) Approve the revisions to the 2019-20 budget, 2) Approve the filing of the 2018-19 Unaudited Actuals Financial Report to the County Superintendent of Schools, 3) Adopt Resolution No. 2019-20.03 to establish the Appropriation Limit for 2019-20 and reestablish the Appropriation Limit for 2018-19, and 4) Approve the Education Protection Account spending plan for 2018-19.

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

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

G. Move October 22, 2019, Regular Board Meeting to October 15, 2019, and Cancel October 3, 2019, Special Board Meeting: It is recommended the Board approve to: 1. Move the October 22, 2019, Regular Board Meeting up a week earlier to October 15, 2019, 2. Cancel the October 3, 2019, Special Board Meeting.

 

 

Open Forum

 

 

Reports

A. Superintendent

B. Student Board Members Reports

 

 

C. Tax-Exempt and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANS)

 

 

D. Progress of Cubberley Lease Between PAUSD and City of Palo Alto

 

 

E. Stanford University General Use Permit (GUP) Progress Update

 

 

F. A-G Reporting Update: Class of 2019

 

 

G. Elementary Principal Professional Learning Community Update

 

 

Action Items

A. Call for Nominations for CSBA Directors-at-Large African American, American Indian, and County: It is recommended the Board discuss possible nominee(s) for the CSBA Directors-at-Large.

 

 

Discussion Items

A. Approval of the Conceptual Designs for the Paly Tower Renovation Project and Paly Hot and Cold Water Piping Replacement Project, Architect and Construction Management Contracts for Full Services through Construction, the Budget and Transfers to Fund the Projects, and Authorization to File for CEQA Exemptions: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) The conceptual design and scope of the projects for the Paly Tower Building renovation and hot and cold water piping replacement at Paly, 2) The full current project budgets and transfer of funds from the Paly Measure Z Reserve, 3) An amendment with HED Architects (HED) for architectural design services, 4) An amendment with fs3|Hodges for project and construction management services, and 5) Authorization to file for CEQA Exemptions.

 

 

B. Approval of the Conceptual Designs for the Gunn High School Buildings A, B and K Renovation Project and the Gunn Titan Gym A/C Project, Architect and Construction Management Contracts for Full Services through Construction, the Budget and Transfers to Fund the Projects, and Authorization to File for CEQA Exemptions: It is recommended the Board approve: 1) The conceptual design and scope of the projects for Building A, B and K renovation and Titan Gym A/C projects at Gunn High School, 2) An amendment to the HED Architects (HED) contract for architectural design services, 3) An amendment to fs3|Hodges for project and construction management services, 4) The full project budgets and transfer of funds from the Gunn Measure A and Measure Z Reserve, and 5) Authorization to file for CEQA Exemptions.

 

 

C. Appropriation of Strong School Bond Funds for the Cost of Issuance for the Measure Z Bond that Closed in July 2019: It is recommended the Board approve the following appropriation of funds to Strong Schools Bond revenue and expenditures.

 

 

D. Board Bond Advisory Committee (BBAC): It is recommended the Board discuss the establishment of a Board Bond Advisory Committee (BBAC) at a future meeting.

 

 

E. PUBLIC HEARING: Sufficiency of Instructional Materials Resolution No. 2019-20.01: There will be a public hearing prior to Board discussion of this item later on the agenda.

F. Sufficiency of Instructional Materials Resolution No. 2019-20.01: It is recommended the Board approve Sufficiency of Instructional Materials for 2019-20 Resolution No. 2019-20.01.

 

 

G. Board Policy (BP) 5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education: It is recommended the Board approve BP 5148.3 Preschool/Early Childhood Education Policy.

H. Board Policy (BP) and Administrative Regulation (AR) 6185 Community Day Schools: It is recommended the Board approve BP/AR6185 Community Day Schools.

I. Board Policy (BP) 3550 Nutrition Policy: It is recommended the Board adopt BP 3550 Nutrition Policy.

 

 

Information Items

A. California Physical Fitness Test (PFT) Information and 2019 Results: This item is for information only. No action is required.

B. 2019-20 Enrollment Report and Class Size Summary: This item is for information only. No action is required.

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

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

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

F. 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

F. Correspondence

Adjournment

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