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    October 17, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 10/12/2018

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    2445 – 3rd Avenue South
    Seattle, Washington 98134
    206-252-0040
    www.seattleschools.org


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call
    3. Pledge of Allegiance

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • NOVA High School - Poetry Reading

    III. Superintendent Comments - 4:45 p.m. 

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Chief Sealth High School

    VI. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the September 25, 2018 Work Session, the September 26, 2018 Work Session, and the October 3, 2018 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Warrants Report - September

    September 2018 Warrants​

    General Fund

    *Payroll

    $889,317.94


    Vendor

    $17,026,408.42

    Capital Project Fund

    Vendor

    $23,095,828.55

    Associated Student Body

    Vendor

    $96,534,89     

    Grand Total


    $41,108,089.80

    *Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees’ Direct Deposit payroll.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VII. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m.

    1. Audrey Putnicki

     

    Chief Sealth Student

    2. Anesa Roidad

     

    Ethnic Studies

    3. Emma Fedore

     

    Ethnic Studies

    4. Chris Jackins

     

    Technology Purchases to support student learning through new instructional practices; final acceptance of Public Works Contract K5076; Distressed Schools Grant for Coe; Distressed schools grant for Magnolia

    5. Aminah Adams

     

    Renovation for Rainier Beach High School

    6. Kerri Brown-Wooster

     

    Facilities Master Plan for BEX V Capital Levy

    7. Kiyoshi Sakauye

     

    Ethnic Studies

    8. Kim McCormick

     

    BEX V

    9. Thomas Jemiel Soster

     

    Ethnic Studies; Rainier Beach Renovation
    10. Molly Schmidt
    North Beach Elementary, Whitman Middle, and the upcoming BEX Levy
    11. Jon Greenberg
    Ethnic Studies
    12. Jesse Hagopian
    Ethnic Studies course adoption
    13. Gloria Briggs
    Ethnic Studies
    14. Michael Waite
    BEX V Levy / Kimball Elementary
    15. Mikelle Page
    BEX V Levy / Kimball Elementary
    16. Sebrena Burr
    Ethnic Studies
    17. Monique Stallings
    Ethnic Studies
    18. Kara Golgert
    BEX V Levy
    19. Carol Cheyne
    BEX V Whitman
    20. Sarah Gist
    Kimball Elementary Rebuild investment
    21. Charissa Pomrehn

    BEX V Levy / Kimball Elementary
    22. Greg Ramirez

    Proposed boundary changes regarding Maple Elementary School
    23. John Persak

    Maple Boundary Issue
    24. Brian Terry 

    Equitable Access to advanced learning
    25. Rebecca Aldrich

    Proposed Maple boundary changes


    Wait List

    1. Martin Cortez

     

    Minority misrepresentation in Georgetown as it impacts proposed school boundary change Proposed Georgetown boundary change

    2. Anna Howell

     

    Maple Boundary changes

    3. Ivette Cortez

     

    Proposed boundary changes for Maple Elementary

    4. Nicole Bennett

     

    Boundary changes to Maple Elementary

    5. Shireen Aryana


    Online French course at Washington Middle School

    6. Alison Billings


    Proposed Boundary changes for Maple School that will adjust the School Board approved boundaries from 2013

    7. Betelhem Molla


    Cultural Awareness at Rainier Beach

    8. Rosario-Maria Medina


    School Boundaries, Georgetown Students at Maple Elementary

    9. Brian Connolly


    Oversized science classes in Washington Middle School

    10. Betsy Lyons


    WA Middle School program cuts and communication

    11. Joseth Adams


    Lack of teachers of African American decendents


     

    VIII. Board Comments

    IX. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Action Items

    1. BTA IV: Approval of Technology Purchases to Support Student Learning Through New Instructional Practices (C&I, Sept 11, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute purchase orders through RFP No. 07792 with Dell/Thorburg for a total Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amount of $550,000.00 over fiscal years 2018-19, in the form of the order requests attached to the Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and take any necessary actions to implement the purchase orders.

    D. Introduction Items

    1. 2018-2019 Legislative Agenda (Exec, Oct. 11, for consideration) Approval of this item would adopt the 2018-19 Legislative Agenda, as attached to the Board action report.

    2. Approval of the Washington State Auditor's (SAO) Annual Audit Services Contract for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year Audits (A&F, Oct. 8, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to reimburse the Washington State Auditor's Office for its services up to the amount of $348,000 for the District's 2017-18 fiscal year audits.

    3. Approval of Elevator Maintenance and Repair Contract Extension with ELTEC for the 2018-19 School Year (A&F, Oct. 8, for approval) Approval of this item would extend the current elevator maintenance and repair contract in the amount of $285,000 with ELTEC for the 2018-19 School Year.

    4. Adopting new Board Policy No. 5222, Job Sharing, and Repealing Board Policy and Procedure F12.00 and F12.01, Job Sharing (A&F, Oct. 8, for approval) Approval of this item would transition a policy about job sharing from the old lettered series to the numbered 5000 policy series and make edits that align with WSSDA model policy. 

    5. Replacement for Educational Programs and Operations Levy, Resolution No. 18/19-2 (A&F, Oct. 8, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the proposed Replacement for Educational Programs and Operations Levy and adopt Resolution 18/19-2 which places a three-year levy totaling $815.0 million dollars on the February 12, 2019 ballot, as attached to the Board action report. 

    6. Approval of Facilities Master Plan Update 2018 for Building Excellence (BEX) V Capital Levy (Ops, Oct. 4, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve the Facilities Master Plan Update 2018 per policy 6901. This update to the master plan informs the Board on capital needs district-wide in facilities that help to deliver and support the educational programs as stated in the district's mission.

    7. Building Excellence (BEX) V Capital Levy Program and Authorizing Resolution 2018/19-6 (Ops, Oct. 4, for consideration) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2018/19-6 which places a six-year capital levy totaling $1.4 billion dollars on the February 12, 2019, Special Election Ballot for voter approval to fund the Building Excellence (BEX) V Capital Levy Program. (presentation added 10/18)

    8. Repeal of Policy 2023, Classroom Use of Electronically Accessible Materials and approval of new Policy 2023, Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy (C&I, Oct. 5, for approval) Approval of this item would repeal Policy 2023 Classroom Use of Electronically Accessible Materials and replaces it with the new Policy 2023, Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy. The new policy updates policy guidance regarding Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy and moves other references to safety, supplemental materials, curriculum, and online learning to policies 2024, 2022 and 2015 which have pending updates.

    9. Annual approval of programs of schools using the alternative learning experience model and review of Policy No. 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs (C&I, Oct. 5, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the Cascade Parent Partnership Program, Interagency Academy School, Nova High School, and Middle College School as the district's Alternative Learning Experiences programs pursuant to the School Board review conducted, agree to make no changes to Policy No. 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs. 

    10. Approval of courses with new content as defined by Superintendent Procedure 2026 (C&I, Oct. 5, for approval) Approval of this item would accept courses with new content, including an Ethnic Studies Course, that have been recommended by the Board. 

    11. Approval of Contract to Support the Open Doors Youth Reengagement Program for the 2018-19 School Year (C&I, Oct. 5, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Seattle Central College for a total Not-To-Exceed amount of $315,000 over fiscal years 2018/19, in the form of the draft Agreement dated 9/1/2018 and attached to the School Board Action Report with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    12. BEX IV/BTA IV Approval of the Value Engineering Report for the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, Oct. 4, for consideration) Approval of this item would help secure approximately $1,900,000 in state funding assistance for the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Modernization and Addition project. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Form D-7, Application requires Board acceptance of the Value Engineering Report and the Architect's Response and Recommendation Matrix. 

    13. OSPI Distressed Schools Grant: Award Architectural and Engineering Services Contract P1580, to Mahlum Architexts, Inc., for the Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition project (Ops, Oct. 4, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contact with Mahlum Architexts for the Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition project, in the amount of $1,1,048,251, plus Reimbursable 

    14. OSPI Distressed Schools Grant: Award Architectural and Engineering Services Contract P1579, to Mahum Architects, Inc., for the Magnolia Elementary School Phase II Classroom Addition project (Ops, Oct. 4, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Mahlum Architects for the Magnolia Elementary School Phase II classroom Addition project, in the amount of Five Hundred Forty Three Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty Eight Dollars ($543,938), plus Reimbursable Expenses not to exceed Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000), with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    15. BTA III & BTA IV: Final Acceptance of Public Works Contract K5076 with Sprinturf LLC, for the Synthetic Turf Replacement at Old Van Asselt and Whitman Middle School and Field Lighting Infrastructure at Whitman Middle School project (Ops, Oct. 4, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under the BTA III & BTA IV funded Public Works Contract K5076, with Sprinturf LLC, for the Synthetic Turf Replacement at Old Van Asselt and Whitman Middle School and Field Lighting Infrastructure at Whitman Middle School project, as final.


     X. Adjourn -8:30 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

    A complete list of upcoming Board meetings and Director community meetings can be found on the School Board website at this link: https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=15493. A paper copy of upcoming meetings will be provided at Board Meetings. If you have any questions, please contact the School Board Office at 206-252-0040.