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June 26th, 2012

A. CALL TO ORDER / OPEN SESSION/REPORTS / CONSENT CALENDAR

Reports:

A. Approval of Agenda Order
B. Superintendent's Report

Consent Calendar:

A. Certificated Personnel Actions
It is recommended the Board approve the certificated personnel actions as presented.

B. Classified Personnel Actions
It is recommended the Board approve the classified personnel actions as presented.

C. Approval of Warrants
It is recommended the Board approve the May 2012 warrants as presented.

D. Ratification of Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA)
It is recommended the Board approve the tentative agreement to the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Palo Alto Educators Association.

E. Proposed Ratification of Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement with the California School Employees Association (CSEA)

F. It is recommended the Board approve the tentative agreement to the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the California School Employees Association.
It is recommended the Board approve the initial negotiating proposals submitted by CSEA.

G. Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with California School Employees Association
It is recommended the Board approve the initial proposals of the Board of Education for negotiations with CSEA.

H. Initial Negotiating Proposals Submitted by Palo Alto Educators Association
It is recommended the Board approve the initial negotiating proposals submitted by PAEA.

I. Initial Proposals of the Board of Education for Negotiations with Palo Alto Educators Association
It is recommended the Board approve the initial proposals of the Board of Education for negotiations with PAEA.

J. Compensation Changes for Non-Represented Management Employees
It is recommended the Board approve compensation changes regarding benefits for non-represented management employees

K. Compensation Changes for Non-Represented Confidential/Supervisory Employee Group
It is recommended the Board approve compensation changes regarding benefits for non-represented Confidential/Supervisory employees.

L. Design Update on Duveneck Elementary School Project
It is recommended the Board approve a design update to the Duveneck Elementary School Project.

M. Approval of Project Scope and Addendum to DLM Architects for the Parking and Drop-off Project
It is recommended the Board approve the scope for the Miranda Drop Off Project and authorizing staff to execute Addendum No. 14 to DLM Architects.

N. Adoption of Japanese Language Instructional Materials
It is recommended the Board affirm the state content standards alignment and adopt the EMC Publishing series and the Tuttle Publishing series for Japanese language instruction.

O. Deferred Maintenance 5-year plan
It is recommended the Board approve the District’s five-year plan for deferred maintenance.

P. Contracts for Legal Services for 2012-13: (1) Lozano Smith; (2) Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost; and (3) Dannis Woliver Kelley
It is recommended the Board enter into contracts for legal services for 2012-13.

Q. Child Development Contract
It is recommended the Board approve an agreement with Palo Alto Community Child Care (PACCC) to provide childcare services.

R. Certificated Personnel Action: Approval of Bond Manager Contract
It is recommended the Board approve an employment contract for the Bond Manager.

S. Certificated Personnel Action: Approval of Assistant Superintendent - HR Contract
It is recommended the Board approve an employment contract for the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.

T. Resolution #2011-12.19: Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of Refunding Bonds and Approving Forms of Documents and Actions of Officers of the District Necessary in Connection Therewith
It is recommended the Board take steps to generate an estimated debt service savings on bonds purchased in 1995 of $1,982,000 through final maturity in 2024.

U. Approval of Strong Schools Bond Change Orders
It is recommended the Board approve the Strong Schools Bond change orders as provided.

V. Uniform Complaint (Williams Settlement and Valenzuela/CAHSEE Lawsuit Settlement) Quarterly Report
It is recommended the Board approve this routine item.  There were no Williams complaints this quarter.




B. ACTION / DISCUSSION / INFORMATION ITEMS

Action:

31. Appointment of Elementary School Principle

Discussion/Action

G. Extension of the Superintendent's Employment Contract
It is recommended the Board waive the two-meeting rule and approve an extension of the Superintendent's contract by one year for a four-year term commencing on July 1, 2012 and terminating on June 30, 2016.




C. INFORMATION ITEM

A. Research on Springboard to Kindergarten
Recent Stanford graduate and PAUSD alumna Ariana Hoyt will share the results of her study titled "Parent Involvement in Early Childhood Kindergarten: The Case of Springboard to Kindergarten." 




D. ACTION / DISCUSSION ITEMS

Action:

B. Proposed PAUSD Budget for 2012-13; Resolution 2011-12.15, Non Compliance with Balanced Budget Policy; Resolution 2011-12.16, Year End Budget Transfer Authorization; Resolution 2011-12.17, Budget Transfer of Funds for the Fiscal Year 2012-13; Resolution 2011-12.18, Interfund Borrowing Fiscal Year 2012-13
The Board will consider approving the proposed budget for 2012-13, including Resolutions 2010-11.15 through 2010-11.18.

Discussion:

C. 2012-2013 District Goals
The Board will discuss the thinking to date on the 2012-13 District Goals




E. ACTION ITEM

D. Next Steps in High School Guidance Program Improvements
The Board will consider approving next steps to improve the High School Guidance Programs.




F. ACTION ITEMS / OPEN FORUM / BOARD MEMBER REPORTS / ADJOURNMENT

Action:

E. Contract with Hodges & Associates for Program Management Services for 2012-2013
The Board will consider approving a contract with Hodges & Associates for 2012-2013 for construction program management services.

F. Job Title Changes for Two Positions
It is recommended the Board approve two job title changes, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent to Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Director II-Information Technology to Chief Technology Officer.

H. 2012-13 Board of Education Assignments to Schools and Programs
The Board will approve its 2012-13 assignments to schools and programs

Board Member Reports:

A. Reports
B. Correspondence
C. Operations
D. Acknowledgements and Recognition
E. Board Calendar
The next regular meeting is scheduled for August 21, 2012.





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