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Upcoming Board Agenda
 

Place:

June 23: Board Room, 25 Churchill Ave., Palo Alto, CA

 

June 23: Board Room, 25 Churchill Ave., Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Unified
School District
Board of Education

 

Meetings

Date/Time:


June 23: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. - OPEN SESSION

 

June 23:  5:30 P.M. - CLOSED SESSION

                  6:30 P.M. - OPEN SESSION

 

Most Board of Education meetings are cablecast live on cable services CHANNEL 28 and webcast live on http://communitymediacenter.net/watch/schedules.  Meetings that are not cablecast or webcast will be recorded and posted online to Meetings & Materials.  Meetings are also available on demand at Community Media Center.

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.

Strategic Plan Infographic

The agenda for the Closed Session meeting of June 22 can be found here.

 

Materials for the Open Session morning meeting of June 23 can be found here.

 

Materials for the Open Session evening meeting of June 23 can be found here.

 

 

 

I.

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

 

 

A.

Call to Order

 

 

 

B.

Recess to Closed Session (Conference Room A)                         5:30 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 Evaluation pursuant to Government Code §54957

[√]   2.  Employee Appointment / Employment pursuant to Government Code §54957 – District Administrators; Administrative Employment Contracts; Elementary and Middle School Principals

[  ]   3.  Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9

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

[  ]   5.  Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9

[  ]   6.  Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 – Negotiator: Dr. Scott Bowers, regarding PAEA, CSEA, and Non-represented Groups

[  ]   7.  Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956 –

[√]   8.  Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release pursuant to Government Code §54957

[  ]   9.  Student Discipline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II.

 

OPEN SESSION / REPORTS

 

 

 

A.

Approval of Agenda Order

Action

 

 

B.

Superintendent’s Report – Student and Staff Successes

Information

1.

 

 

This item provides an opportunity for the Superintendent to update the Board and community on topics of interest not currently set for discussion or action by the Board.  These topics generally include recognition of student and staff accomplishments and awards, photo presentations of events and/or construction progress since the last Board meetings, and announcements of upcoming events of interest to the Board and public.  When known in advance, topics will be bulleted below.

OCR

PRA

CDE Special Education Exit Center

Project Safety Net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Approval of Warrants

Consent

4.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the warrants of May 2015.

 

 

 

D.

Approval of Change Orders

Consent

5.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the change orders of May 2015.

 

 

 

E.

Authorization to Award Contract for Copiers

Consent

6.

 

 

It is recommended the Board award the contract for copiers to Sharp.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

F.

Initial Negotiating Proposals Submitted by Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA)

Consent

7.

 

 

It is recommended the Board accept the proposals from PAEA.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

G.

Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with Palo Alto Educators Association

Consent

8.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the proposals for negotiations with PAEA. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

H.

Initial Negotiating Proposals Submitted by California School Employees Association

Consent

9.

 

 

It is recommended the Board accept the proposals from CSEA. This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

I.

Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with California School Employees Association (CSEA) for the 2015-16 School Year

Consent

10.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the proposals for negotiations with CSEA.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

J.

Authorization to Contract for 2015-16 with fs3|Hodges for Bond Program Management

Consent

11.

 

 

It is recommended the Board authorize a contract with fs3|Hodges in an amount not to exceed $1,062,214.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

K.

Renewal of the Transitional Partnership Program (TPP) Contract for 2015-16

Consent

12.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the TPP contract.  The district will receive over $400,000 for participants.  This item was discussed at the regular meeting of June 9, 2015.

 

 

 

L.

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

Consent

13.

 

 

The Board will discuss the plan and make any recommendations for the final draft. Strategic Plan Initiative: This item covers all areas of the Strategic Plan.

 

 

 

M.

Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement and Valenzuela/CAHSEE Lawsuit Settlement) Quarterly Report

Consent

14.

 

 

This is an informational report and requires no action by the Board.  There were no complaints in regard to the areas of this report.

 

 

 

N.

Approval of International Field Trip

Consent

15.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the international field trip to Singapore for Gunn and Paly high school students.

 

 

 

O.

Child Development Contracts

Consent

16.

 

 

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the Child Development Contracts and Resolutions 2015-16.17 (CCTR-5278) in the amount of $316,081 and 2015-16.18 (CSPP-5530) in the amount of $149,758 for the 2015-2016 school year.

 

 

 

P.

Annual Request to Submit an Application for Consolidated Categorical Aid

Consent

17.

 

 

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the request to submit an application for Consolidated Categorical Aid, Part I, June 30, 2015.

 

 

 

Q.

Variable Term Waiver for Middle School French Teacher

Consent

18.

 

 

It is recommended the Board of Education authorize the District to file a Variable Term Waiver for a French Teacher at Terman Middle School. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment

 

 

 

IV.

 

OPEN FORUM

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

A.

Jan Parker Substitute Teacher Awards 2014-15

Information

19.

 

 

This annual event recognizes our outstanding substitute teachers. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

 

B.

2015 Parcel Tax Expenditure Plan

Action

20.

 

 

It is recommended the Board authorize the parcel tax expenditure plan for Measure A from 2015-16 to 2020-21. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

 

C.

Management Reorganization and Reclassifications

Action

21.

 

 

The Board will discuss the addition of three new positions and the reclassification for several positions. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

 

D.

Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2015-16

Action

22.

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve 2015-16 budget; adoption of the budget for Fund 21-210; approving three resolutions regarding budget transfer authority and interfund borrowing. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

 

E.

New Paly Athletic Center Financial and Contract Related Approvals

Action

23.

 

 

This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

 

F.

Contracts for Legal Services for 2015-16: (1) Lozano Smith; (2) Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost; (3) Dannis Woliver Kelley; (4) and Dora Dome

Action

24.

 

 

The Board will consider renewing contracts for legal services for 2015-16. Estimated cost for 2015‑16 for all legal firms is $565,000. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

 

G.

Approval of Program Change, Budget Adjustment, and Addendum No. 23 for DLM to add HVAC to Spangenberg Theater for the Central Building Project at Gunn High School

Action

25.

 

 

The Board will consider approving adding an HVAC system at Spangenberg, a budget transfer of $1,071,035 to the Gun Central Building Project, and Addendum No. 23 for architect services in the amount of $317,772. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure

 

 

 

H.

Board of Education Assignments for the 2015-16 Academic Year

Action

26.

 

 

The Board will consider approving their assignments for school sites and programs for the 2015‑16 academic year. This item was discussed at the June 9, 2015, regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication

 

 

 

I.

Certification Personnel Item: Approval of Assistant Superintendent Contract Renewal

Action

27.

 

 

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the contract for Assistant Superintendent. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

 

J.

Addendum to Certificated Personnel Actions: Appointment of Assistant Superintendent Chief Student Services Officer

Action

28.

 

 

It is recommended the Board of Education approve the addendum for the appointment of Assistant Superintendent: Chief Student Services Officer. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Recruitment and Development

 

 

VI.

 

BOARD MEMBERS’ REPORTS / CORRESPONDENCE / BOARD OPERATIONS / RECOGNITION

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

C.

Operations

 

 

 

 

  • Possible Future Board Agenda Items

                  Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas.

 

 

 

D.

Acknowledgements and Recognition

 

 

 

E.

Board Calendar

 

 

 

 

The next regular meeting of the Board is scheduled for August 25, 2015. 

 

 

VII.

 

ADJOURN

Consensus

 

 

 

 

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