PUSD Board Meeting Summary – June 8, 2022

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At its June 8th meeting, the Piedmont Unified Board of Education:

Received Title IX Audit Update – On May 25th, 2022, the Bard was presented information from a gender equity audit of the athletics program at Piedmont High School. The objective of the audit was to engage in a systematic fact-based process to: 1) identify any gender inequities across the program, and 2) propose remedies to resolve any issues; so that all students, regardless of gender, have equitable athletic experiences. The presentation provided background on the audit process, guiding principles, preliminary findings and preliminary recommended action items. This is an update since that presentation two weeks ago, including an action plan. Read full background.

Approved Women’s Girls Beach Volleyball and Girls FROSH Lacrosse – Based on the recommendations from the PUSD Title IX Audit, the District recommends the adoption of two additional athletic teams: Girls Varsity/JV Beach Volleyball (Spring 2023) Girls Frosh Lacrosse (Spring 2023). Read the full background

Received Parcel Tax Advisory Committee Report and Recommendation – The School Support Tax Advisory Subcommittee recommends that the Piedmont Unified School District levy the Measure G School Support Tax (Parcel Tax) at its maximum level in 2022-23, which would result in the maximum 2% increase above the rate in 2021-22. The 2% increase, if adopted by the Board, is expected to yield PUSD an additional $219,674 in revenue for the 2022-2023 school year, based on an assumed base School Support Tax amount for the current year of $10,982,759. On a per parcel basis, this increase would add $56.37 to the current per parcel levy of $2,818.26, making the total tax levy per parcel $2,874.63 for 2022-23. Read full recommendation.

Approved Comprehensive Safe School Plans – PUSD’s Safe School Plans address the school district’s responsibilities in emergencies associated with natural disasters, mechanical disasters, and suspect initiated events. It provides a framework for coordination of response and recovery efforts within the District in coordination and with local, State, and Federal agencies. The Plan establishes an emergency organization to direct and control operations at all sites during a period of emergency by assigning responsibilities to specific personnel. The plans meet the requirements of the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) Operational Area Response, and define the primary and support roles of the District and individual schools in after-incident damage assessment and reporting requirements. Read plans for PUSD Elementary, Middle School, and High School

Held Public Hearing: 2021-2024 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and 2022-23 Budget – First Reading – Pursuant to Education Code 52060, all local educational agencies (LEA) must adopt and update annually, a Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) and Annual Update. The LCAP is a three-year plan describing the district’s annual goals and specific actions to address state and local priorities to support outcomes for all students and student groups. In addition, the plan must describe the actions the LEA is taking to increase or improve services for low-income students, English learners, and foster youth (referred to as “unduplicated pupils”), as compared to all students, in proportion to the additional funds allocated to the district based on the number and concentration of these students. The items included in this year’s approval process and what will be presented at the first public hearing of the 2022-23 LCAP are as follows: 

Approved Resolution 31-2021-22 Declaration of Surplus Property


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Next Regular Board Meeting – Wednesday, June 22, 7:00pm

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