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    February 6, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 02/01/2019

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    February 6, 2019, 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.

    • Career and Technical Education: Showcase students' visual presentations

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

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Ballard High School

     

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the January 23, 2019 Regular Board Meeting
    2. Personnel Report
    3. Approval of courses with new content as defined by Superintendent Procedure 2026. (C&I, Jan. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the courses, including Native American language competency courses, as attached to the Board Action Report, and consider any World Language competency courses proposed after this Board Action Report to be ‘revised content’ as defined by Superintendent Procedure 2026.
    4. Approval of Post-Consumer Food Waste (Compost) collection services contract, Bid No. B09812, to be awarded to Cedar Grove Composting (Ops, Jan. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Cedar Grove Composting, covering the period from March 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020 in the amount of $242,164.35, in the form of the draft Agreement dated (March 1, 2019) 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. BTA IV: Award Contract No. K5105, Bid No. B10819, to Acc-U-Set Construction Inc. for the Relocation and Setup of Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites (Ops, Jan. 10, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $319,821, including unit prices, plus Washington State Sales Tax, for the Relocation and Setup of Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Neil Baker

    Ballard High School Student


    2. CeCe Chan

    Mandatory Black History and Ethnic Studies


    3. Aneesa Roidad

    Black Lives Matter Resolution and Black Lives Matter at School Week


    4. Rena Mateja Walker Burr

    Black Lives Matter at School Week

    5. Aminah Adams

    Having Ethnic Studies and hiring more black teachers


    6. Kaitlyn Start

    How budget cuts and rule changes have affected the students, staff
    and parents or "WMS needs to be heard"


    7. Zaya Korver

    WMS passing periods are harmful to students and gender discriminatory and
    other issues at WMS


    8. India Carlson

    Board Goals


    9. Emily Lieberman

    WMS Upheaval related to action item 2 Adoption of 2019 Board Goals
    and Objectives particularly the family engagement goal


    10. Susan McLaughlin Board Goals
    11. Chris Jackins Personnel Report; Contract to setup portables; Franklin doors and windows
    project; district headquarters freezer contract; composting contract

    12. Kshama Sawant Black Lives Matter at School and school bus situation
    13. Jeff Teitelbaum Board Goals as they relate to WMS
    14. Sebrena Burr Being intentional about Black Lives Matter and with Black
    Families

    15. Darrin Hoop Black Lives Matter at School demand and the need to fully
    fund our schools

    16. Cliff Meyer 2019 Board Goals
    17. Sooz Stahl Black Lives Matter in Schools
    18. Ali McKay Black Lives Matter at Schools
    19. Rosa Powers Black Lives Matter at Schools
    20. Jon Greenberg Black Lives Matter at Schools
    21. Monique Stallings Black Lives Matter at Schools
    22. Alice Fong In Support of the Scholar's Black Lives Matter and how
    we are all part of this body of work and the importance of it

    23. Honorable Michael B. Fuller Sui Juris Black Lives Matter; Violation of Brown Vs. Board of Education 1954
    24. Andrea Radosevich Changes this year at Washington Middle School
    25. Max Sommers Student Voice at Washington Middle School


    Wait List

    1. Addie Mclaughlin

     

    Problems at WMS

    2. Natalya McConnell

     

    School Busses

    3. Faryn Ernst

     

    Proposed cuts to librarians

    4. Zoe Shurman

     

    School Busses

    5. Jennifer Stanton


    Roosevelt High School negative racial Stereotypes on newspaper cover 

    6. Kathleen Carson


    Racial inequities in SPS and the impact that its having on students and teachers

    7. Brian Terry


    Racial Equity in Advanced Learning

    8. Kira Franz-Knight


    SPS Libraries

    9. Janel Lardizabal


    Washington Middle School Leadership

    10. Blake Bundesmann


    Ongoing challenges for students, families and teachers at Washington Middle School

    11. Israel Presley


    Ethnic Studies

    12. Laura McGinty


    Literacy

    13. Debora Arthur


    Possible cuts in library services throughout the school district

    14. Margaret Dolane


    Special Education and the strategic plan

    15. Casey Sommers


    Washington Middle School


    VIII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Adopting Resolution No. 2018/19-17 to declare that the lives of black students matter, as well as the lives of all of our underserved students, and that we encourage participation district-wide in the national Black Lives Matter At School Week from February 4-8, 2019. (Exec, Jan 17, consideration) Approval of this item would declare that the lives of black students matter, as well as the lives of all of our underserved students, and that the District encourages participation district-wide in the Black Lives Matter At School Week from February 4-8, 2019. (Introduction & action)

      -Amendment 1 to the BAR Adopting Resolution No. 2018/19-17 regarding Black Lives Matter at School Week Approval of this item would amend the aforementioned BAR to acknowledge that our commitment to underserved students includes students of all abilities.

    2. Adoption of 2019 Board Goals and Objectives (Exec. Jan. 17, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Board goals and objectives for self-development in 2019, per Board Policy No. 1810, Annual Goals and Objectives

    3. BTA IV: Award Construction Contract K5104, Bid No. B12841, to Sheldrup Building Services Company for the Franklin High School Window & Door Replacement project (Ops, Jan. 10, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $4,909,200 including base bid, plus Washington State Sales Tax, for the Franklin High School Window & Door Replacement project. (Updated since Introduction)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. BEX IV/BTA IV: Approval of Budget Transfer from the BEX IV/BTA IV Food Service Equipment Fund and Award Construction Contract K5108, Bid No. B12838, to _____ for the JSCEE Freezer Upgrade project (Ops, Jan. 10, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve a one-time fund transfer in the amount of $886,800 from the BEX IV and BTA IV Food Service Equipment Fund and authorize the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $_____ (range $700,000 to $900,000) plus Washington State Sales Tax for the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence (JSCEE) Freezer Upgrade project.

    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.