May 10, 2016
Board Room – Administration Building
6:30 PM
Agenda
Action
Information
Consent
Public Hearing
Discussion
Title: 
I. Closed Session
Time: 
5:30 PM
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A. Call to Order
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B. Recess to Closed Session (Conference Room A)
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 - Principals
[√] 2.  Employee Appointment / Employment pursuant to Government Code §54957 – Principals, District Administrators (Coordinators, Directors, Associate Superintendent, and Assistant Superintendents)
[ ] 3.  Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation Significant exposure to litigation
[√] 4.  Liability Claims pursuant to Government Code § 54957.1 – Harding v. PAUSD
[ ] 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 

Title: 
II. Open Session / Reports
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A. Approval of Agenda Order
Action
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B. Superintendent’s Report
Information
  • Student and Staff Successes
  • Welcome New Administrators
  • Elementary Music
  • Paly Enrollment
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C. Student Board Member Reports
Information
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III. Approval of Consent Calendar
Tag: 
Action
Description: 
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.
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A. Certificated Personnel Actions
Consent
2

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

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B. Classified Personnel Actions
Consent
3

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

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C. Approval of Minutes
Consent
4

It is recommended the Board approve minutes for October 5, 2015. 

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D. Approval of Board Policies
Consent
5

It is recommended the Board approve the Board policies as presented. These policies were reviewed at its April 19, 2016 regular meeting. 

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E. Approval of Probationary Certificated Staff Members Recommended for Permanent Status
Consent
6

It is recommended the Board re-elect the certificated staff members thereby granting them permanent status at the start of the new school year as presented. This item was approved at its April 19, 2016 regular meeting under information. 

Title: 
IV. Open Forum
Description: 
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.
Title: 
V. Public Hearing
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A. Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2015-16.06 – The Increase in School Facilities Fees and Adoption of CEQA Notice of Exemption
Public Hearing
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The Board will conduct a public hearing for this item, which appears for action later on the agenda. This item was discussed at the April 19, 2016, regular Board meeting. 

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B. Ratification of Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement with Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA)
Public Hearing
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The Board will conduct a public hearing regarding approval of the changes to the tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement with PAEA. 

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C. Ratification of Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement with California Service Employees Association (CSEA)
Public Hearing
8

The Board will conduct a public hearing regarding approval of the changes to the tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA. 

Title: 
VI. Action / Discussion / Information Items
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A. Ratification of Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA)
Discussion
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The Board will discuss approving changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement with PAEA through June 30, 2018. Staff will request the Board waive its two meeting rule for approval. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment. 

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B. Ratification of Agreement with California School Employees Association (CSEA)
Discussion
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The Board will discuss approving changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement with CSEA through June 30, 2018. Staff will request the Board waive its two meeting rule for approval. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment. 

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C. Compensation Changes for Non-Represented Management Employees
Discussion
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The Board will discuss approving compensation changes for the non-represented management group. Staff will request the Board waive its two meeting rule for approval. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment. 

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D. Compensation Changes for Non-Represented Confidential/Supervisory Employee Group
Discussion
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The Board will discuss approving compensation changes for the non-represented confidential/supervisory group. Staff will request the Board waive its two meeting rule for approval. Strategic Plan Initiative: Staff Development and Recruitment. 

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E. Algebra 1/1A - Pilot
Action
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The Board will take action on a pilot to combine two algebra courses at Gunn. Strategic Plan Initiative: Academic Excellence and Learning 

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F. California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015
Information
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The Board will receive information on the California Mathematics Placement Act of 2015. Strategic Plan Initiative: Academic Excellence and Learning 

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G. Additional Resource Allocations for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017
Action
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The Board will consider approving additional resource allocations for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. This item was discussed at its March 22, 2016 meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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H. First Reading of Revised Board Policies and Administrative Regulation(s) – BP/AR 5125 Student Records, BP/AR 5141.27 - Food Allergies Special/Dietary Needs
Discussion
14

The BPRC reviewed the policies at its March 31, 2016 meeting and are presenting them for Board discussion. Due to time constraints this item was not discussed at its April 19, 2016 meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication 

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I. Consideration and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2015-16.06 – The Increase in School Facilities Fees and Adoption of CEQA Notice of Exemption
Action
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The Board will consider approving the increase to facilities fees and adoption of CEQA Notice of Exemption to increase the impact fee on residential development and on commercial/industrial development. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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J. Authorization to Bid Furnishings and Equipment for the Paly Performing Arts Center and Contract for Renovation of Room 300A at Palo Alto High School
Discussion
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The Board will discuss authorizing staff to seek bids for the Paly Performing Arts Center and Contract for Renovation of Room 300A at Palo Alto High School. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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K. Authorization to Award of Painting Contract for Gunn High School
Action
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The Board will discuss approving the proposed paint scheme for Gunn High School and authorizing staff to solicit bids. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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L. Authorization to Award of Contracts for Planned Maintenance Summer Work
Action
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The Board will consider approving the award of contracts for summer maintenance projects, which were discussed at the March 22 regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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M. Authorization to Extend Contract for Unleaded and Diesel Fuel
Discussion
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The Board will discuss authorizing staff to award the bid for unleaded and diesel fuel to Valley Oil Company for a period of three years, with two possible one-year extensions. 
Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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N. Contracts for Legal Services for 2016-2017
Discussion
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The Board will discuss renewing contracts for legal services for 2016-17. Strategic Plan Initiative: Budget Trends and Infrastructure 

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O. Proposed Calendar for Board of Education Meetings – 2016-17 School Year
Discussion
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The Board will discuss its meeting schedule for the 2016-17 school year. It is anticipated action will be considered at the next regular meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication. 

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P. Evolve Resolution
Action
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The Board will consider a resolution that supports efforts to modify how the values of commercial properties in California are reassessed while maintaining Proposition 13 protections for residential properties and small businesses. This item was discussed at its March 22, 2016 meeting. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication 

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Q. Board Policy Review Committee (BPRC) Meeting – May 20, 2016
Information
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A matrix of the policies proposed for discussion at the next BPRC meeting is included for informational purposes. Strategic Plan Initiative: Governance and Communication 

Title: 
VII. Board Members' Reports / Correspondence / Boar Operations / Recognition
Description: 
This is an opportunity for Board members to address activities, correspondence, and operations and to acknowledge or recognize specific programs, activities, or personnel.
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A. Reports
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B. Correspondence
Information
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  • Email to Dr. McGee and Board Members from Kelli Hagen 
  • Letter to Board Members from Ze’ev Wurman
  • Letter to Board Members from Ze’ev Wurman 
  • Letter to Board Members from Ze’ev Wurman 
  • Letter to Dr. McGee and Board Members from Michelle and Omar Baldonado 
  • Email to Board Members from Shuyi Gao 
  • Email to Board Members from Gary Kremen 
  • Email to Board Members from Peggy Yao 
  • Email to Board Members from Annie Chan 
  • Email to Dr. McGee and Board Members from Huisheng Wang 
  • Email to Board Members from Dr. Joshua W. Knowles 
  • Email to Board Members from Diana Farid 
  • Email to Board Members from Marshall Burke 
  • Board Members from Karen Ouk 
  • Email to Board Members from Grace 
  • Email to Board Members from Sophi Sha 
  • Email to Board Members from Matthew Gentzkow 
  • Email to Board Members from evasterbunny@gmail.com 
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C. Operations
  • Possible Future Board Agenda Items 
    Board members may suggest items for placement on future agendas. 
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D. Acknowledgements and Recognition
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E. Board Calendar

The next meeting of the Board will occur on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. 

Items may include: 

  • LCAP 
  • Budget 
  • Student Nutrition Services Contract 
  • K-12 Health Curriculum 
Title: 
VIII. Adjourn
Tag: 
Consensus