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    September 20, 2017 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 09/15/2017

    Agenda FINAL
    Regular Legislative Session
    September 20, 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
    4. Recognitions
      1. Sub Friendly Schools
      2. El Centro de la Raza

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

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

    • Hawthorne Elementary School Presentation

    IV. Student Comments - Roosevelt High School

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the Regular Board meeting on August 30, the Regular Board meeting on September 06, and the Board Retreat on September 09.
    2. August 2017 Warrants

      August 2017 Warrants​

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $920,340.69


      Vendor

      $24,225,537.16

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $15,548,178.89

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $109,943.52

      Expendable Trust Fund

      Vendor

      $45,500.00 

      Grand Total


      $40,849,500.26

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

    3. Repeal Natural Resources Conservation Policy and Procedure H25.00 and H25.01, and Adopt Board Policy No. 6810, Natural Resources Conservation(Ops, Aug. 23, for approval) Approval of this item would repeal Board Policy H25.00 and Procedure H25.01, and adopt a new Policy No. 6810, Natural Resources Conservation.

    4. Adopting Board Policy No. 3116, Students in Foster Care - (Ops, Aug. 23, for consideration) Approval of this item would adopt new Board Policy No. 3116, Students in Foster Care.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1.

    Nate Koidahl

    Roosevelt High School

    2.

    Gian Rosario

    Rainier Beach High School

    3.

    Naj Ali

    Rainier Beach High School

    4.

    Hani Ahmed

    Rainier Beach High School

    5.

    Chris Jackins

    Policy 6810, Natural Resources Conservation; July 5 Board Action on Waitlists; Student Assignment Plan

    6.

    Brian Terry

    Equitable Access to Advanced Learning

    7.

    Devin Bruckner

    Equitable Access to Advanced Learning

    8.

    Valerie Cooper

    Capacity and Proactive Capacity Planning
    9.  Julie Popper Equity in HCC
    10.  Misty Jackson-Nau School on Fort Lawton Property
    11.  Janice Blackmore Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    12.  Kateryna Adams  Capacity Planning
    13.  Jessica Vidican-Neisius Capacity Planning
    14.  Sara Coulter Capacity Issues
    15.  Vanessa Meraki Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    16.  Briktawite Yimer Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    17.  Natasha Boswell Fort Lawton School
    18.  Kellie LaRue Enrollment and Budget
    19.  Daniel Dickenson Capacity Planning 
    20.  Terry Richardson Fort Lawton Land Use and School 
         

    Wait List

    1. Melissa Westbrook  Strategic Plan 

    VII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Resolution 2017/18-5, Supporting Undocumented Students (Exec, Sept. 12, for consideration) - Approval of this item would adopt a resolution in support of undocumented students. (this item is for introduction and action at this meeting)

    2. Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220 - (C&I, Jun. 12, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve each school within the District as having a school improvement plan that is data driven, promotes a positive impact on school learning, and includes a continuous improvement process, pursuant to WAC 180-16-220.

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Amending Board Policy No. 3432, Emergencies (Ops, Sept. 7, for consideration) – Approval of this item would make edits to Policy No. 3432, Emergencies, to comply with revisions to state law and current best practices.

    2. Adopting new School Board Policy No. 4218, Speakers of Diverse Languages (Exec, Sept. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would adopt a new policy to fulfill the rights of parents/guardians to access information about the education of their child in a language they can understand.

    3. Approval of a One-Year Extension of Strategic Plan (Exec, Sept. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would extend the district’s 2013-18 strategic plan for one year through the end of the 2018-19 school year.

    4. Elevator Maintenance and Repair Contract Extension (Ops, Sept. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would extend the elevator maintenance and repair contract with ELTEC for the 2017-18 school year for the amount of $284,200.

    5. Approval of property sale of 315 square feet for the South Lander Street Grade Separation Right of Way (Ops, Sept. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would allow for the sale of 315 square feet of land to the City of Seattle for the South Lander Street Grade Separation project.

    6. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) beginning Educator Support Team (BEST) Grant Approval (C&I, Sept. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would accept a grant that would provide $275,000 for the STAR Mentor Program to continue 2nd year teacher support, fund an additional STAR Mentor, and support the implementation of the Peer Assistance and Review Project.

    7. Rainier Beach School Improvement Grant (SIG) Year 4 Funding (A&F, Sept. 11, for approval) – Approval of this item would accept the School Improvement Grant totaling $1,116,623 for the 2017-2018 school year at Rainier Beach High School.

      Award three-year contract to Hobsons’ Naviance for new Career and Career Readiness software solution, services and support
      (Ops, Jun. 15, for consideration) – Approval of this item would approve a three-year contract with Hobsons’ Naviance in the total amount of $619,538 over three years to provide career and college readiness and planning technology to eighth through twelfth grade students, families and staff. (9/19 update: this item has been removed from the agenda at the request of the Superintendent)

    8. BTA III & BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Public Works Contract K5059 with Western Ventures Construction, Inc., for the Seismic, Green Energy and Re-roofing Adams Elementary School Project (Ops, Sept. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would approve the Final Acceptance of Public Works Contract K5059 with Western Ventures Construction Inc., for the Seismic, Green Energy and Re-roofing at Adams Elementary School project, for purposes of avoiding disputes concerning the timing of the filing of liens prior to the release of retainage bond.     

    IX. 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.