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October 14, 2014

 

 

 

 

 


Place:

BOARD ROOM

 

Palo Alto Unified
School District
Board of Education

 

Regular Meeting

 

Date:


Time:

Tuesday, October 14, 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.   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: Dr. Scott Bowers, regarding PAEA, CSEA, and Unrepresented

[√]  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 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

1

 

 

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

 

 

 

B.

Classified Personnel Actions

Consent

2

 

 

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

 

 

 

C.

Approval of Minutes

Consent

3

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the minutes of May 15-16 and September 23, 2014.

 

 

 

F.

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

Consent

4

 

 

It is recommended the Board approve the conceptual design for the library renovation, approving the proposed project budget, and approving an addendum to the DLM contract.  This item was discussed at the September 23, 2104, regular meeting.

 

 

 

G.

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

Consent

5

 

 

It is recommended the Board authorize execution of Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Ninyo & Moore for additional inspection services at Duveneck in the amount of $11,200.  This item was discussed at the September 23, 2104, regular meeting.

 

 

 

H.

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

Consent

6

 

 

This item is brought to the Board and community for information only, and no action is required.

 

 

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

 

 

 

A.

Superintendent’s Minority Achievement and Talent Development Advisory Committee

Information

7

 

 

Staff will present information and ask for feedback from Board members regarding this Advisory Committee.

 

 

 

B.

Resolution 2014-15.07 – Adopting a Conflict of Interest Code and

Biennial Review of Conflict of Interest Code – BB 9270

Action

8

 

 

It is recommended the Board of Education adopt Resolution 2014-15.07 – Adopting a Conflict of Interest Code; and adopt the additional changes to Board Bylaw 9270 – Conflict of Interest.

 

 

 

C.

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

Discussion

9

 

 

The Board will discuss authorizing staff to solicit bids for two corporation yard projects: the relocation and then renovation of a modular building to be located in the corporation yard and the replacement of the existing corporation yard fire alarm system.

 

 

 

D.

Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) Charge Statement

Action

10

 

 

The Board will discuss the charge statement and flow chart for the committee.  As the documents have been presented previously, the Board is being asked to consider waiving its two meeting rule for taking action.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Santa Clara County Office of Education

 

11

 

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 regularly scheduled meeting of the Board will occur on October 28, 2014.  Items may include:

OCR Update

Cubberley

 

 

VIII.

 

ADJOURN

Consensus

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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