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    October 3, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 09/28/2018

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    Wednesday, October 3, 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.

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

    • Informational Overview of City of Seattle's Families, Education, Preschool and Promise Plan Levy


    IV. Board Committee Reports

    • Introduction of Seattle Special Education Parent Teacher Student Association Board


    V. Student Comments

    • West Seattle High School

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the September 12, 2018 Work Session, the September 15, 2018 Board Retreat, and the September 18, 2018 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Personnel Report
    3. Amending Policy No. 5050, Staff Contracts (Exec, Sept. 13, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 5050, Staff Contracts, to change how contracts are issued by the District to certificated non-supervisory employees with continuing contract rights under state law.
    4. New England Center for Children Contract (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with New England Center for Children, in the total amount of $401,031.49, for residential special education program serving a student, in the form of the draft contract dated September 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.
    5. Brock’s Academy Contracts (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with Brock’s Academy totaling $556,875 for a highly specialized one-on-one tutoring special education program serving students, in the form of the draft contracts 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 contracts.
    6. BEX IV: Resolution 2018/19-1: Acceptance of the Building Commissioning Report for the Arbor Heights Elementary School Replacement project (Ops, Sept. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would accepts the building commissioning report for the Arbor Heights Elementary School Replacement project, in accordance with WAC 392-344-165, as required to complete the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Form D-11 Application to Release Retainage. (updated action report since intro)
    7. BTA & BEX Resolution No. 2018/19-3, Signatures of Authorized District Personnel for State (Ops, Sept. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2018/19-3 authorizing Denise Juneau, Superintendent; Stephen Nielsen, Deputy Superintendent; Dr. Lester Herndon, Associate Superintendent of Facilities and Operations; and Richard Best, Director of Capital Projects and Planning, to sign state funding assistance documents per WAC 392-344-120.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Sam Niederberger

     

    West Seattle HS Student

    2. Ellie Capestani

     

    Support for school in regards to enrollment

    3. Aidan Pruitt

     

    Nova enrollment problem

    4. Laurel Glassley

     

    High School Enrollment

    5. Julie Van Arcken

     

    IB grant for Rainier Beach, SE Schools

    6. Bao Ng

     

    Whole Child Whole Day Initiative

    7. Chris Jackins

     

    Arbor Heights commissioning report; grant for IB program, Alliance for Education Foundation grant for Whole Child Whole day Initiative; Personnel Report

    8. Liz Fleck

     

    New England Center for Children; Physical Education
    9. Richard Truax
    FTE cuts to buildings
    10. Melissa Westbrook
    Families and Education Levy
    11. Akil Srinivasan
    Mid-year staffing displacement
    12. Dana Robinson Slote
    BEX Levy
    13. Kara Golgert
    BEX V
    14. Laura Riley
    Sacajawea Elementary School Repair Needs/ BEX Levy
    15. Christine Shigaki
    Washington Middle School: Boundary/WL/Class sizes/ support for WMS
    16. Sara Emily Davis
    CSIPs
    17. Sebrena Burr
    Student Safety and Policy 0030 Ensuring Educational and Racial Equity
    18. Linzi Sheldon
    School Safety
    19. Cadence Miller
    BEX V Levy and Kimball's equity tier ranking

    Public testimony will not be taken during the usual public testimony time at the Board meeting for proposed Resolution No. 2018/19-4.

    As provided for under RCW 42.17A.555, the School Board will afford members of the public an opportunity at the October 3, 2018 School Board meeting to express a view opposite that embodied in the proposed Resolution No. 2018/19-4. This opportunity will be provided when the Board addresses that item on the agenda.

    A sign-up sheet for public testimony opposing Resolution No. 2018/19-4 will be available beginning at 4:15 p.m. at the October 3 School Board meeting. Note that testimony time will be limited and not all members of the public who sign up are guaranteed an opportunity to speak.

    Thank you.

    VIII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Adopting Resolution No. 2018/19-4 to declare support for Initiative Measure No. 1639. Initiative 1639 concerns firearms. (Exec, Sept. 13, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2018/19-4, which declares support for Initiative 1639, which would require increased background checks, training, age limitations, and waiting periods for sales or delivery of semiautomatic assault rifles; criminalize noncompliant storage upon unauthorized use; allow fees; and enact other provisions. (Attachment updated since intro)

    2. Approval of State of Washington Grant for High Poverty High and Middle School International Baccalaureate programs (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the International Baccalaureate High Poverty Schools Grant in the amount of $300,000, for Rainier Beach High School. (Attachment made ADA accessible since intro)

    3. Approval of Alliance for Education sub-grant for the Whole Child Whole Day Initiative (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the Alliance for Education Sub-grant of $260,000 for the Whole Child Whole Day Initiative.

    4. Amending Policy No. 6882, Rental, Lease and Sale of Real Property, and Repealing Board Policy and Procedure H02.00 and H02.01, Closed Facilities (Ops, Aug. 22, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 6882, Rental, Lease and Sale of Real Property, as attached to this board action report, and repeal Board Policy and Procedure H02.00 and H02.01, Closed Facilities.

    D. Introduction 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.


     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.