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    Agenda FINAL POST
    Regular Legislative Session
    January 20, 2016, 4:15 p.m.

     



    I. Call to Order

    4:15 p.m.

    A. General Welcome Announcement to Audience

    B. Roll Call

    C. Pledge of Allegiance

    D. Recognition - School Board Recognition Month

           
    II. Student Presentations

    West Seattle High School- LINK Program
    4:30 p.m.
         
    III. Superintendents Comments

    Program Evaluation & Assessment Annual Report (per Policy No. 2090) - presentation

    Equitable Access Annual Report (per Policy No. 2200)
    4:45 p.m.
         
    IV. Student Comments


    V. Business Action Items

    4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda
           


    1. Minutes of the Board meeting on January 6.

             
        2.  Warrants  
          The Warrant Register represents all payments disbursed by district warrant for a specific monthly accounting period.  RCW 28A.330.090 requires the School Board approve the Warrant register for audit purposes.             
     
                                                    November 2015 Warrants
    General Fund
    *Payroll
    $     1,162,849.26

    Vendor $   21,206,299.37
    Capital Project Fund
    Vendor $   15,620,640.10
    Associated Student Body Vendor $         306,023.13
    Expendable Trust Fund
    Vendor $                 750.00
    Grand Total

    $   38,296,561.86
     
    *Note - Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees' Director Deposit payroll.
                     

     
        3. Warrants  
             
           The Warrant Register represents all payments disbursed by district warrant for a specific monthly accounting period.  RCW 28A.330.090 requires the School Board approve the Warrant register for audit purposes. 

                                                     December 2015 Warrants 
    General Fund 
    *Payroll 
    $      1,208,253.67

    Vendor $   26,968,244.50
    Capital Project Fund 
    Vendor $   22,477,296.12
    Associated Student Body Vendor $         259,194.85
    Expendable Trust Fund
    Vendor $              2,000.00
    Grand Total

    $   50,863,709.39

     
           
    *Note - Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees' Director Deposit payroll.
     
         4. Viewlands West Playground Self Help Project – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the PTA’s gift of a playground improvement project whose value is anticipated to exceed $250,000. (attachments added)  
             
         5. Broadview Thomson East Playground Self Help Project – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the PTA’s gift of a playground improvement project whose value is anticipated to exceed $250,000.  Broadview Thomson East Playground Self Help Project – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the PTA’s gift of a playground improvement project whose value is anticipated to exceed $250,000.(attachments added)  
             
         6. Lawton Playground Self Help Project – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the PTA’s gift of a playground improvement project whose value may exceed $250,000. (attachments added)  
             
         7. BTA III: Final Acceptance for Contract K5053 with Regency NW Construction, Inc., for the Electrical, Fire Sprinkler and Seismic Upgrades at Lowell Elementary School project.– (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under BTA III Public Works Contract K5053, with Regency NW Construction, Inc., for the Electrical, Fire Sprinkler, & Seismic Upgrades at Lowell Elementary School project as final.  (attachment added)  
             
         8. BEX IV: Final Acceptance for Public Works Contract KP5037 with 3 Kings Environmental, Inc. for Abatement of Hazardous Materials from the existing Pathfinder K-8 School located on the new Genesee Hill Elementary School project site. – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under BEX IV Public Works Contract KP5037 with 3 Kings Environmental, Inc. for abatement of hazardous materials from the existing Pathfinder K-8 School located on the new Genesee Hill Elementary School project site as final.  (action report edited, attachments edited and added)  
           



    B.

    Items Removed from the Consent Agenda


    VI. Public Testimony 5:00 p.m.
        
    1 Katherine Gregor and Birdie Harvey West Seattle High School 
    2 Cecelia McCormick Capacity Management; Equitable Access Report
    3 Sebrena Burr Capacity Management: 2016-17; Families & Community Partners
    4 Alexandra Olins Capacity Management
    5 Vicki Pinkham ORCA Cards; Annual Approval of Schools; Bell Times
    6 Tama Weinberg Capacity Management
    7 Sarah Sense Wilson ORCA Card Passport Program
    8 Renee Morrow Capacity Management
    9 Chris Jackins Self Help Playground Projects; ORCA Card Passport Program; Capacity Management; BTA IV Levy; Indian Heritage School, Middle College, African American Academy
    10 Elle Nagie Capacity Management- Kids Co
    11 Erin Welch Capacity Management
    12 David Beard Capacity Management
    13 Brianna Jackson Capacity Management
    14 Connie Ching So Capacity Management- Kids Co
    15 Robin Schwartz Capacity Management
    16 Wysteria Oliver Capacity Management
    17 Kimberly Malone Capacity Management- Kids Co
    18 David Bogojevich Capacity Management
    19 Mari Offenbecher Capacity Management
    20 Jorge Torres Capacity Management
    21 Renee Willette ORCA Card Passport Program
    21 Rebecca Graves Capacity Management
    22 Tania Westby Capacity Management
    23 Zonyetta Sanford Capacity Management
    24 Jean Sauvion Capacity Management- Kids Co
    25 Sara Nachtigal Capacity Management 
     
       
     
      Wait List

    1 Jill Santillan   Capacity Management
    3 Chelsea Gallegos ORCA Card Passport Program
    2 Amanda Bakke Capacity Management
    3 Eliza Rankin Capactiy Management; EEU Programs
    4 Jennifer Cooper Capacity Management
    5 Tyra Griffith ORCA Card Passport Program
    6 Bruce Harrell ORCA Card Passport Program
    7 Nicholas Heyer Capacity Management
    8 Jessica Colinares Capacity Management
    9 Mike O'Brien ORCA Card Passport Program
    10 Noah Zeichner Water bottle filling stations
    11 Patricia Bailey Readers and Writers Workshop
    12 Craig Douglas Ricks Experimental Education Unit
    13 Cinthia Portugal Funding Inclusive Education Programs
    14 Sally Soriano Ida B. Wells School for social Justice Middle College
    15 Ione Fine Experimental Education Unit
    16 Rachel Barrett  Experimental Education Unit
    17 Paul DeFonzo Opting in to Tier 1 Belltime
    18 Geoffrey Boynton Experimental Education Unit
    19 Cheryl Dela Cruz Dual language immersion program at Dearborn International school
    20 Anouk Courtade Experimental Education Unit
    21 Jessica Dirks Water fountains and water bottle filling stations 
    22 Christine Tang Experimental Education Unit
    23 Sherry Belt Unintended consequences in SPS
    24 Edith Harrison Dearborn Park International School
    25 Bob Findlay  Capacity Management


     
    VII. Board Comments

       
    The Annual Disclosure of Financial/Conflict of Interest for the Board (revised) and executive administrators.

     
    VIII. Business Action Items (Continued)

    6:00 p.m.

    C.
    Action Items




    1. ORCA Card Passport Program Enhancement for Free and Reduced Lunch Secondary students for the 2015-16 school year – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the grant of $510,017.9458 in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Seattle and authorize the Superintendent to amend the 2015-16 Seattle Public Schools Transportation Services Standards. (action report edited) (The Superintendent has requested to delay action on this item to the February 3, 2016 Board Meeting.)
    (action)





        2. Annual Approval of Schools – (C&I) 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. (action report and attachment edited)
    (action)



    3. Capacity Management: 2016-17 School Year – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize up to $6,500,000 to implement annual capacity management actions in spring semester 2015-16 and summer 2016 to support projected district homeroom/capacity needs for 2016-17.  (action report edited)
    (action)




          Amendment 1.  (Directors Geary, Patu and Peters) (action)
             
        4. Recommendation to Award Contracts for Furniture Procurement 2016 projects – (Ops) Approval of this item would execute contracts for the Furniture Procurement for 2016 with 8 vendors in the amount of $6,041,732.70. (attachments added)
    (action)
             

    D.
    Introduction Items




    1. Contract for Middle School and High School Yearbooks – (C&I) Approval of this item would authorize a contract with Herff Jones in an amount not to exceed $400,000 for middle school and high school yearbooks.
    (intro)





    IX. Adjourn

    8:00 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

    • Board Special Meeting: Operations Committee, Thursday, January 21, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • District V Community Meeting (Blanford), Saturday, January 23, 10-11:30 am, Douglass Truth Library- 2300 E Yesler Way
    • Board Special Meeting: Work Session-Budget and Superintendent SMART Goal #1, Executive Session-Evaluate the Performance of a Public Employee, Wednesday, January 27, 4:30-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • District II Community Meeting (Burke), Saturday, January 30, 10-11:30 am, Greenwood Public Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave N.
    • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, February 3, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:  Executive Committee, Thursday, February 4, 2016, 8:30-10:30 am, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:  Curriculum & Instruction Policy Committee, Monday, February 8, 2016, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Oversight Work Session-Teaching & Learning Part III, Work Session-Superintendent SMART Goal #2, Wednesday, February 10, 4:30-7:30 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:  Audit & Finance Committee, Thursday, February 11, 2016, 4:30- 6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Work Session-Math in Focus, Executive Committee of the Whole, Wednesday, February 17, 4:30-8:00 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:  Operations Committee, Thursday, February 18, 2016, 4:30- 6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Work Session-Early Learning/Seattle Preschool Program, Work Session-Superintendent SMART Goals #4 & 5, Wednesday, February 24, 4:30-7:30 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • District I Community Meeting (Pinkham), Saturday, February 27, 2-3:30 pm, Lake City Library, 12501 28th Ave NE
    • District III Community Meeting (Geary), Saturday, February 27, 11am-1pm, Montlake Branch of The Seattle Public Library, 2401 24th Ave E
    • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, March 2, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center



    Annual Approval of Schools – (C&I) 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-
    Annual Approval of Schools – (C&I) 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-