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    November 15, 2017 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 11/09/2017

    Agenda FINAL
    Regular Legislative Session
    November 15, 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. Recognition

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

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

    • Orca K-8 Presentation 

    IV. Student Comments 

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the November 1, 2017 Regular Board Meeting 
    2. Warrants - October

      2017 Warrants - October

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $1,366,067.88


      Vendor

      $26,001,622.93

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $15,362,812.73

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $268,308.89       

      Grand Total


      $41,364,435.66

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

    3. Resolution 2017/18-4, Certification of Excess Levies and Calculation of General fund Levy Rollback for 2018 (A&F, Oct. 9, for approval) – Approval of this item would certify to the county legislative authority budgets or estimates of the amounts to be raised by taxation on the assessed valuation of the property in the district.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

     

    Student

    South Lake High School

    1.

    Addyson Wynkoop

    Student Technology in our Schools

    2.

    Alicia Goodwin and Sonia Kuykendall

    Montlake Elementary on next Capital Levy

    3.

    Noah Funck

    Montlake Elementary on next Captial Levy

    4.

    Chris Jackins

    Magnolia ES Construction Contract; Exiting Board members; proposed field lighting project at Cleveland, Roosevelt, Ballard, Franklin, and Eagle Staff; and the Queen Anne ES, Wing Luke, and Webster projects

    5.

    Melissa Westbrook

    Naviance Contract

    6.

    David Shepard

    Student Assignment Transition Plan

    7.

    Katie McVicars

    Student Assignment Transition Plan
    8. Andrea Peterman  Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    9. Venessa Goldberg  Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    10. Andrea Toll Student Assignment Transition Plan
    11.  Karen Willemsen  Equitable Access to Higher Learning 
    12. Jennilyn Edrosa Student Assignment Transition Plan
    13. Margaret Cerrato-Blue Student Assignment Transition Plan
    14. Andy Jensen Wait List and Student Assignment Plan for the Central Elementary Schools
    15. Katherine Farley Student Assignment Transition Plan

    James Wagar Student Assignment Transition Plan

    Janna S. Wagar Student Assignment Transition Plan
    16. Lynn Peters Anderson Student Assignment Transition Plan
    17. Brad Halverson Student Assignment Transition Plan
    18. Rebecca Wynkoop Student Technology in our Schools
    19. Amanda Olson HC Learning and Special Needs
    20. Thomas Raymond Speer Native-Focused High School
    21.  Amadanyo J. Oguara Native-Focused High School 
    22. Brandon May  Eagle Staff High School 
    23.  Jeff Clark  Leadership for Equity Award 
    24.  Chester Weir  Montlake Elementary on next Capital Levy 
    25.  Vicki Pinkham  Racism and discrimination in SPS 

    Wait List

    1.

    Aidan Carroll

    Indigenous-focused Education 

    2.

    Ra'mya Preston

    Montlake Elementary on next Capital Levy 

    3.

    Jill Benson

    Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 

    4.

    Margaret Johnson

    Building Excellence Program; and Montlake Elementary 
    5. Olive Isner  Montlake and the Building Excellence Program 
    6. Tola Atewologun  Technology Funding 
    7.  Alison McLean  Waitlists, capacities and the effect it has had on our school and the behavior of students 
    8. Paula Reeves  Concerns for expansion project for Queen Anne ES; in favor of QA as neighborhood school
    9.  Geness Reichart  Queen Anne ES Project; safety for pedestrians; pollution from diesel buses; and illegal parking 
    10.  Craig Seasholes  Student Technology in Elementary Schools 

    VII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Amending Policy No. 2415, High School Graduation Requirements (C&I, Oct. 11, for consideration) – Approval of this item would amend Policy No. 2015 to remove a minimum GPA requirement imposed by the district to bring graduation requirements more in line with state law. 

    2. Amending Policy No. 2420, High School Grade and Credit Marking (C&I, Oct. 11, for consideration) – Approval of this item would amend Policy No. 2420, to align credit requirements with state law. (attachment edited since introduction)

    3. Superintendent's Employment Agreement: Employment Agreement - Cost of Living Adjustment ("COLA") - Approval of this item would increase the Superintendent's base salary by the COLA amount of 2.3% ($6,787.22). 

    4. BTA IV: Award Construction Contract K5078, Bid No, B08705 to Forma Construction Company for the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project (Ops, May 18, for consideration) - Approval of this item would authorize the execution of construction contract K5078 to Forma Construction Company for the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project in the amount of $26,217,500, and authorize the transfer of $5,000,000 from BTA IV Program Contingency to the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project. (action report edited and attachment added since introduction)

    5. Award three-year contract to Hobsons’ Naviance for new College and Career Readiness software solution, services and support (Ops, Jun. 15, for consideration) – Approval of this item would approve a three-year contract in the total amount of $619,538 with Hobsons’ Naviance, selected via a competitive bid process, to provide career and college readiness and planning technology to eighth through twelfth grade students, families and staff. (11/14 update: action report edited and attachments added)

    6. Approval of a contract for an executive search firm to conduct a superintendent search (Exec, Nov. 8, for consideration) – Approval of this item would approve a contract with a superintendent search firm. (for introduction and action at this meeting) (11/14 update: action report edited and attachment added)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Repeal of School Board Procedure E14.04, Research Activity and Test Administration Procedure, and Adoption of new School Board Policy No. 4280, Research Activity (C&I, Nov. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would update the District’s Research Activity policy language within a new policy. 

    2. Amend and rename Policy No. 3240, Student Conduct and Discipline, to Student Behavior and Disciplinary Responses, and repeal Policy D82.00, Intervention for Violent Exceptional Misconduct Prior to Re-admittance to Regular Schools (C&I, Nov. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would amend and rename Board Policy No. 3240, Student Conduct and Discipline to Student Behavior and Disciplinary Responses, to align with the changes made over the past two years to the Student Rights & Responsibilities (SR&R); and repeal Board Policy D82.00, Intervention for Violent Exceptional Misconduct Prior to Re-admittance to Regular Schools.

    3. Community Care Contract, RFQ02758 (A&F, Nov. 6, for consideration) – Approval of this item would provide purchase agreements that total $417,320 wherein Community Care would provide Behavior Aides, Behavior Assessments, Behavior Parent Training, Behavior Technicians and Student Therapy.

    4. City of Seattle Families & Education Levy Funding for Seattle Public Schools for Middle School Out of School Program Transportation, Northgate Elementary transportation and Middle School Athletics (A&F, Nov. 6, for consideration) – Approval of this item would accept $652,624.00 in grant funding from the City of Seattle’s Families & Education Levy. The funding will support Middle School Out–of-School Program Transportation ($311,955), Northgate Elementary transportation ($11,108), Middle School Athletics ($201,232), Middle School Sports Transportation ($33,125), and Summer Learning Transportation ($95,224).

    5. BTA IV: Approve Phase 1 purchase of Classroom Technology to support Teaching and Learning (C&I, Nov. 7, for consideration) – Approval of this item would allow the purchase of new student computers and carts for a total not-to-exceed price of $1,000,000.
       
    6. BTA IV: Approve purchase of mobile computer devices for certificated staff (C&I, Nov. 7, for consideration) - Approval of this item would approve the purchase of new mobile computer devices for certificated staff for a total not-to-exceed price of $5,500,000.

    7. Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2018-19 (Ops, Nov. 2, for consideration) – Approval of this item would update the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2018-19.
      • Amendment 1 - Approval of this item would amend the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2018-19 to delete assignment pathway changes scheduled for implementation in 2019-20 and combine them with high school boundary approval to be implemented in 2019-20. (Directors Burke and Harris) (11/14 update: this item added)

    8. Multiple Funding Sources: Final Acceptance of Contract P5055 with Bayley Construction for the Seattle World School at TT Minor Modernization Project (Ops, Nov. 2, for consideration) – Approval of this item would give final acceptance of Contract P5055 for the Seattle World School at TT Minor Modernization project for purposes of avoiding disputes over the timing of the filing of liens prior to the release of retention.

    9. BTA IV: Modification to Contract K1243, for Architectural and Engineering Services, Mahlum Architects for the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition project (Ops, Nov. 2, for consideration) – Approval of this item would modify in the amount of $508,646 Contract No. K1243 with Mahlum Architects, for the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition project.

    10. BEX IV: Wing Luke Elementary School Replacement Project: Value Engineering Report State Funding Assistance (Ops, Nov. 2, for approval) – Approval of this item would accept the Value Engineering Report and the Architect’s Response and Recommendation Matrix, as required by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

    11. BEX IV: Approval of Modification No. 2 to Contract P1481 with Radixos LLC, for Consulting Services for K-12 Furniture Selection (Ops, Nov. 2, for consideration) – Approval of this item would approve contract modification No. 2 in the amount of $373,288 for Contract No. P1481 with Radixos LLC, to provide for an expanded scope of services.

    12. BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Contract P5043 with Spee West Construction Company for the Genesee Hill School Replacement project (Ops, Nov. 2, for consideration) – Approval of this item would give final acceptance of Contract P5043 with Spee West Construction Co., and allows the district to formally accept the work and close out the contract.

    13. BTA III/BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Contract P5062 with Holmberg Construction for the McGilvra Elementary School Mechanical, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Upgrades project (Ops, Nov. 2, for consideration) – Approval of this item would give final acceptance of Contract P5062 with Holmberg Construction and allow the district to formally accept the work and close out the contract.

    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.