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October 28 - BPRC Agenda

October 28 - Middle School SPSAs

October 28 - Regular Meeting

 

 

 

 


Place:

BOARD ROOM

 

Palo Alto Unified
School District
Board of Education

 

Regular Meeting

 

Date:


Time:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

CLOSED SESSION -  5:00 P.M.

OPEN SESSION - 6:30 P.M.

 

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 http://www.communitymediacenter.net/watch/pausd_webcast/PAUSDondemand.html.

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.  Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code § 54956.9

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

[√]  4.  Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9:  One (1) case.  Name of cases:  (1) Taisei Construction Corporation v. PAUSD, et al., Santa Clara County Superior Court Case No. 113CV248322.

[√]  5.  Conference with Labor Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 – Negotiator: Dr. Scott Bowers, regarding PAEA, CSEA, and Non-represented Groups

[√]  6.  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

[√]  7.  Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release pursuant to Government Code §54957

[  ]  8.  Student Discipline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II.

 

OPEN SESSION / REPORTS

 

 

 

A.

Approval of Agenda Order

Action

 

 

B.

Superintendent’s Report

Information

 

 

C.

Student Board Member Reports

Information

 

 

D.

Student and Staff Successes

Information

1

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 for September 2014.

 

 

 

D.

Approval of Change Orders

Consent

5

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the change orders for September 2014.

 

 

 

E.

 Authorization to Bid Two Corporation Yard Projects: Installation of a Modular Building and Replacement of the Fire Alarm System

Consent

6

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the relocation and renovation of a modular building to be located in the corporation yard and the replacement of the existing corporation yard fire alarm system.

 

 

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.

K-5 Writing

Information

7

 

 

Staff will present an overview of writing at the elementary level.

 

 

 

B.

Office for Civil Rights Update

Information

8

 

 

Staff will update the Board on OCR cases and provide other information.

 

 

 

C.

Fremont Hills Proposed Tenant Improvements

Discussion

9

 

 

The Board will discuss approving the suggested capital improvements to the Fremont Hills property with an amortization period of ten years.

 

 

 

D.

Board Policy Updates

Discussion

10

 

 

The Board will discuss adopting the Board policy updates as presented.  Action is anticipated for the November 2014 meeting.

 

 

 

E.

Resolution 2014-15.07 – Adopting a Conflict of Interest Code

Biennial Review of Conflict of Interest Code – BB 9270

Action

11

 

 

The Board will consider adopting the resolution and approving changes to the exhibit of the Conflict of Interest Code.  This item was discussed at the October 14, 2014, regular meeting.

 

 

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.

 

 

VII.

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 special meeting of the Board is scheduled for November 18, 2014, for discussion of the Elementary Single Plans for Student Achievement (SPSAs).  The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will occur on November 18, 2014. 

 

 

VIII.

 

ADJOURN

Consensus

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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