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March 2, 2022 – Regular Board Meeting

Agenda – FINAL Post
Regular Legislative Session
Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 4:15 p.m.

Board of Directors
Meeting to be held remotely
www.seattleschools.org

IMPORTANT NOTE: This meeting will be held remotely per the Governor’s proclamation allowing public agencies to conduct meetings subject to the Open Public Meetings Act remotely to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

The meeting will be live streamed on SPSTV and broadcast on television on Comcast 26 (standard-def) and 319 (hi-def), Wave 26 (standard-def) and 695 (hi-def), and Century Link 8008 (standard-def) and 8508 (hi-def). To listen by phone, dial 206-800-4125 and use Conference ID 468 145 32#. This phone number and Conference ID will also be used by those who sign up to provide public testimony through the process described on the Agenda below.


I. Call to Order – 4:15 p.m.

  1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
  2. Roll Call

II. Superintendent Comments

  • Recognition of March 9, 2022 as Billy Frank Jr. Day

III. Business Action Items

A. Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes of the February 9, 2022 Regular Board Meeting, February 16, 2022 Board Special Meeting, February 17, 2022 Board Special Meeting, and February 23, 2022 Board Special Meeting
  2. Personnel Report

B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

IV. Board Committee Reports

V. Public Testimony – 5:00 p.m.

Members of the public who wish to address the board by teleconference may sign up online or by calling (206) 252-0040, beginning Monday, February 28, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 468 145 32#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board’s website.

OrderNameTopic
1Chris JackinsConsent Agenda, Personnel Report, Minutes of the February 9 Board Meeting, City Transportation Grant, Memorandum of Understanding with SEA
2Holly DeckerCapitol Projects Budget
3Scott ShockEnding the mask mandate
4Rachel Gleesoncurriculum
5Jennifer FernandezSupporting the school board
6Jeff BeauvoirHelping the board put students first
7Marc & Bekah BurdickStudent Masking
8Kurt BenshoofMasks, Isolation, Covid-19 experimental injections
9Jeremiah Blondsupporting school board
10Whitney MackSupporting the school board
11Alex SteinSchool
12Karla SugitaniEnd student masking
13Manuela SlyeStudent safety and mask mandate
14Jeremy HarveyMasks on school children

VI. Business Action Items (Continued)

C. Introduction Items

  1. Approval of two Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) between the Seattle School District No. 1 (District) and Seattle Education Association (SEA) (Exec, Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the MOAs as attached to this Board Action Report and authorize the Superintendent to take the steps necessary to implement each district responsibility detailed in the agreements.
  2. Approval of Disciplinary Appeal Council Appointees (SSC&I, Feb. 15, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve the fifteen volunteers and one alternate listed on the document titled “Disciplinary Appeal Council 2022,” to serve a one-year term on the Disciplinary Appeal Council.
  3. Approval of Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise (FEPP) Levy funding for Preschool Services for the 2022 – 2023 School Year (SSC&I, Feb. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept FEPP Levy grant funds from the City of Seattle, Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) totaling up to $9,818,144 for the 2022-23 school year, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions and enter into service agreements to accept the grant funds. (Materials Updated 3/2/2022)
  4. Amending Policy No. 3115, Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights & Services, and renaming it Students Experiencing Homelessness: Enrollment Rights and Services (SSC&I, Feb. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would rename Board Policy No. 3115 Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights & Services, and amend it as attached to the Board Action Report.
  5. Amend Board Policy No. 3116, Students in Out-of-Home (Foster) Care, and rename it Dependent Students (Foster Care) (SSC&I, Feb. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would rename Board Policy No. 3116, Students in Out-of-Home (Foster) Care, to Dependent Students (Foster Care), and amend it as attached to this Board Action Report.
  6. Adoption of School Board Policy No. 2194, Rigorous High School Course Enrollment (SSC&I, Feb. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Board Policy No. 2194, Rigorous High School Course Enrollment, as attached to the Board Action Report.
  7. Adoption of Board Policy No. 3225, School-Based Threat Assessment; Amendment and Renaming of Board Policy No. 3143, Notification and Dissemination of Information About Student Offenses and Notification of Threats of Violence or Harm; and Repeal of Board Policy No. 4314, Notification of Threats of Violence and Harm (SSC&I, Feb. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Board Policy No. 3225, School-Based Threat Assessment; amend and rename Board Policy No. 3143, Notification and Dissemination of Information About Student Offenses and Notification of Threats of Violence or Harm; and repeal Board Policy No. 4314, Notification of Threats of Violence and Harm, as attached to the Board Action Report.
  8. City of Seattle Families, Education, Preschool & Promise Levy Funding for Middle School Out of School Programs, Transportation and Middle School Athletics for the 2021-22 through 2025-26 School Years Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept grant funds totaling $3,247,405 from the City of Seattle’s FEPP Levy for middle school athletics and out-of-school program transportation, Northgate Elementary transportation, and summer learning transportation, and to take any necessary actions and enter into agreements to accept the grant funds.
  9. BTA III/BEX IV/BEX V/SCAP: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract P1939 to DLR Group for the Montlake Modernization and Addition project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute A/E contract P1939 with DLR Group in the amount of $4,498,536 for the Montlake Modernization and Addition project, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications, and actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
  10. BEX IV: Approval of Budget Transfer to the Eckstein Middle School Science Classrooms Improvement project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the transfer in the amount of $2,500,000 from the BEX IV Capital Levy Program Contingency to the Eckstein Middle School Science Classrooms Improvements project budget.
  11. BEX V: Approval of Budget Transfer to the West Seattle Elementary School Renovation and Addition project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the transfer in the amount of $1,000,000 from the BEX V Capital Levy Program Contingency to the West Seattle Elementary School Renovation and Addition project budget.
  12. BEX V: Approval of Budget Transfer and Authorization for the Superintendent to Execute the Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment for the Van Asselt School Addition project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would approve a one-time budget increase of $6,050,000 for the Van Asselt School Addition project revising the overall project budget from $44,247,436 to $50,297,436. Additional funding for the budget increase will come from the utilization of $850,000 of eligible state funding for the project from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) – School Construction Assistance Program; and a budget transfer of $5,200,000 from the Building Excellence (BEX) V Capital Levy Program Contingency. Approval of this item would also authorize the Superintendent to execute the GMP amendment for contract P5152 with Cornerstone General Contractors, in the amount of $32,627,463 plus Washington State sales tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent.
  13. BTA III: Final Acceptance of Contract K5118 with Good News Group, Inc. for the Adams Elementary School Fire Sprinkler Upgrade project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5118 with Good News Group, Inc. for the Adams Elementary School Fire Sprinkler Upgrade project as final.
  14. BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Contract P5126 with Reynolds General Contracting, Inc., for the Seismic Improvements at Beacon Hill, Maple, and Whitworth-Orca K-8 Schools project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract P5126 with Reynolds General Contracting, Inc., for the Seismic Improvements at Beacon Hill, Maple, and Whitworth-Orca K-8 Schools project as final.
  15. BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Contract P5125 with Lincoln Construction, Inc., for the Broadview-Thomson K-8 Seismic Improvement project (Ops, Feb. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract P5125 with Lincoln Construction, Inc., for the Broadview-Thomson K-8 Seismic Improvement project as final.

VII. Board Comments

Comments will be limited to two minutes per Director

VIII. 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 calendar website. If you have any questions, please contact the School Board Office at 206-252-0040.