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September 23, 2014

 

 

 

 

 


Place:

BOARD ROOM

 

Palo Alto Unified
School District
Board of Education

 

Regular Meeting

 

Date:


Time:

Tuesday,September 23, 2014

CLOSED SESSION -  5:00 P.M.

OPEN SESSION - 6:30 P.M.

 

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Should you need special accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 650.329.3737 or kruegsegger@pausd.org.  Community members wishing to address the Board are allotted THREE minutes per speaker.  Should more than 20 people wish to address any one topic, the Board may elect to allot a shorter time per speaker.  Without taking action, Board members or district staff members may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by the public about items not appearing on the agenda.  Materials presented at the Board meeting will be copied and provided to Board members after the meeting. To address the Board of Education, please read the instructions by clicking on the link.

 

 

 

 

I.

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

 

A.

Call to Order

 

 

 

B.

Recess to Closed Session (Conference Room A)         5:00 p.m.

Action

 

 

 

Anyone wishing to address the Board regarding Closed Session items may do so at this time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Items listed below may be discussed in closed session.  Items [√] marked are scheduled for discussion at this meeting.  All proceedings are reported to the public in open session where action is taken or staff is given direction.

[  ]  1.   Employee Appointment / Employment pursuant to Government Code §54957

[√]  2.   Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9: Two cases. Facts and circumstances of the potential cases are not subject to disclosure pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (e) of Government Code Section 54956.9

[  ]  3.   Liability Claims pursuant to Government Code § 54957.1

[√]  4.   Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54957.6, Negotiator: Barb Mitchell; Unrepresented Employee: Superintendent; and      Dr. Scott Bowers, regarding PAEA and CSEA

[√]  5.   Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956 - Negotiators: Dr. Glenn “Max” McGee, Mrs. Cathy Mak, Dr. Robert Golton  Property: Cubberley; 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94301  Parties:  City of Palo Alto and PAUSD  Regarding:  Instruction regarding price and terms of payment

[√]  6.   Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release pursuant to Government Code §54957

[  ]  7.   Student Discipline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II.

 

OPEN SESSION / REPORTS

 

 

 

A.

Approval of Agenda Order

Action

 

 

B.

Superintendent’s Report

Information

 

 

C.

Student and Staff Successes

Information

1

 

D.

Student Board Member Reports

Information

 

III.

 

APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR

Action

 

 

 

These items are considered routine and will be approved in one action without discussion.  If a Board member requests an item be removed from the Calendar or a citizen wishes to speak to an item, it will be considered under Action Items.

 

 

 

A.

Certificated Personnel Actions

Consent

2

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented.

 

 

 

B.

Classified Personnel Actions

Consent

3

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel actions as presented.

 

 

 

C.

Warrants

Consent

4

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants for August 2014.

 

 

 

D.

Change Orders

Consent

5

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the change order for August 2014.

 

 

 

E.

Minutes

Consent

6

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes of the special meetings of August 12-13, and for the regular meetings of August 26 and September 9, 2014

 

 

 

F.

Certification of Availability of Textbooks and Instructional Materials

Consent

7

 

 

It is recommended the Board adopt the resolution regarding availability of textbooks.  The Board held a Public Hearing and Discussion of this item on September 9, 2013. 

 

 

IV.

 

OPEN FORUM

 

 

6:45 p

 

Anyone wishing to address the Board on non-agenda items may do so at this time.  Comments will be taken after the Consent Calendar.  Community members wishing to address the Board are allotted THREE minutes per speaker.  Please note that speaking time cannot be delegated to another person.  Should more than 20 people wish to address any one topic, the Board may elect to allot TWO minutes per speaker.  Without taking action, Board members or district staff members may briefly respond to statements made or questions posed by the public about items not appearing on the agenda. 

 

 

V.

 

ACTION / DISCUSSION / INFORMATION ITEMS

 

 

7:00 p

A.

Amendment to Superintendent’s Contract

Action

8

5 m

 

The Board will discuss amending to reflect the days the Superintendent will work in the 2014-15 school year.  This item was discussed at the September 9, 2014, regular meeting.

 

 

7:05 p

B.

Enrollment Report 2014-15

Information

9

60 m

 

Staff will present an update on enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year and associated trends.

 

 

8:05 p

C.

2013-14 Ending Balance and Budget Update for 2014-15 – Resolution 2014‑15.06: Adoption of Appropriation Limits for 2013-14 and 2014-15

Action

10

20 m

 

It is recommended the Board approve the revisions to the 2014-15 budget, approve the filing of the 2013-14 unaudited actuals; adopt a resolution to establish the appropriation limit for 20141-5 and to re-establish the appropriation limit for 2013-14; and approve the education protection account spending plan for 2013-14.  This item was discussed at the September 9, 2014, regular meeting.

 

 

8:25 p

D.

Board Meeting Reporting Schedule

Information

11

10 m

 

Staff will present a working document of items for future Board meetings.

 

 

8:35 p

E.

Update on Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Cases

Information

12

60 m

 

The Superintendent will present an update on OCR.  It is anticipated these will be presented monthly until all items are resolved.

 

 

9:35 p

F.

Approval of a Revised Conceptual Design, Budget, and DLM Addendum No. 21 for the Library Renovation Project at Palo Alto High School

Discussion

13

35m

 

The Board will discuss approving the conceptual design for the library renovation, approving the proposed project budget, and approving an addendum to the DLM contract. 

 

 

10:10 p

G.

Authorization to Issue Amendment No. 1 to Ninyo & Moore, Specialty Consultants for Additional Testing and Inspection Services at Duveneck Elementary School

Discussion

14

5m

 

The Board will discuss authorizing execution of Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Ninyo & Moore for additional inspection services at Duveneck in the amount of $11,200.

 

 

VI.

 

BOARD MEMBERS’ REPORTS / CORRESPONDENCE / BOARD OPERATIONS / RECOGNITION

 

 

10:15 p

 

This is an opportunity for Board members to address activities, correspondence, and operations and to acknowledge or recognize specific programs, activities, or personnel.

 

 

 

A.

Reports

 

 

 

B.

Correspondence

 

 

 

 

Star Teachout

Anisa King

Walt and Kay Hays

Santa Clara County Office of Education

 

15

 

C.

Operations

 

 

 

 

Possible Future Board Agenda Items

              Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas.

BPRC – The Protocols and a flowchart from the September 11, 2014, meeting will be presented to the Board.

 

16

 

D.

Acknowledgements and Recognition

 

 

 

E.

Board Calendar

 

 

 

 

The next special meeting of the Board will occur on October 14, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. to cover Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs) at the middle school level.  The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will occur on October 14, 2014. 

 

 

VIII.

 

ADJOURN

Consensus

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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