May 17, 2023 – Regular Board Meeting
Agenda – Final Post 5/17/23
Regular Legislative Session
Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 4:15 p.m.
Board of Directors
2445 – 3rd Avenue South
Seattle, Washington 98134
Seattle Public Schools
Important Note: 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 798 650 092#. 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.
All in-person attendees must adhere to any health and safety protocols communicated onsite. Please do not come to the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: fever (100.4 F); chills; cough; shortness of breath or difficulty breathing; fatigue; muscle or body aches; headache; recent loss of taste or smell; sore throat; congestion or runny nose; nausea or vomiting; or diarrhea.
I. Call to Order – 4:15 p.m.
- General Welcome Announcement to Audience
- Roll Call
II. Superintendent Comments
III. School Board Student Member Comments
IV. Board Comments
V. Public Testimony – 4:30 p.m.
Members of the public who wish to address the board in person or by teleconference may sign up online or by calling 206-252-0040, beginning Monday, May 15, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 798 650 092#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board’s website.
|1||Aran Goyoaga||Returning high school metro league back to 3-tier system for safety of players|
|2||Oliver Compton||Lincoln High School Football Program|
|3||Heidi Grathwol||WIAA Divisions|
|4||Kerry Sear||WAII Football Divisions|
|5||Oliver Grathwol-Sear||WIAA Football Divisions|
|6||Quinn Fleet||Changing football at Seattle Public Schools back to 3 tiers from 2 tiers to keep players safe|
|7||Chris Jackins||Personnel Report; Fiscal Stabliziation Plan; Economic Stabilization Account|
|8||Natalie Weinstein||Franklin school safety|
|10||Mike Lettunich||Metro football divisions|
|11||Susan Hood||Lincoln Football|
|12||Emily Compton||Lincoln High School- football program|
|13||audrey kamemoto||Lack of safety in the Metro Football league in the two-tier system. This incudes SPS athletes.|
|14||Aran Goyoaga||Returning high school metro league back to 3-tier system for safety of players|
|15||Stefanie Skiljan||Safety and security at Franklin high school|
|16||Whitney Kahn||restorative justice and school safety|
|17||Lexi Awdziejczyk||franklin school safety|
|18||Kyle Wendel||Safety and Equity in Athletics|
|19||Erin Hawkinson||Move from 3 tier system to 2 tier for athletics – putting players safety at risk|
|20||Kelsey Camp||Seattle Metro Football divisions|
|21||Alycia Prather||SPS Kids safety in football in a 2 tier division, we want 3 tiers.|
|22||parnel lettunich||2 tiered highschool football schedule v 3 tiered highschool football schedule|
|23||Laura Silver||Franklin High School security|
|24||Audrey Ishibashi||High School Football Program Safety Program|
|25||Frank Schmitz||Varsity Football Schedule|
|Wait List Order||Name||Topic|
|1||David Esty||SPS Football Sports schedule. Since Lincoln is moving up and cannot field a team that will be able to compete I would like to propose an alternate schedule that will help keep the kids safe and competitive..|
|2||Angela Fleet||Keeping our Seattle Public School Athletes Safe and the lack of transparency by SPS Athletics to keep the two tiers in Metro Football|
|3||Chad Camp||Seattle Metro Football Safety|
|4||Henry Camp||Football Safety for Seattle Metro|
|5||Caroline Kleban||High School football|
|6||Jeremy Herbin||Lincoln football and the two tier system|
|7||Sheila M Charles||WIAA football tier system|
|8||Jindanat Nualkhair||Safety concern for seattle HS football; seattle football need 3 tiers.|
|9||Ashley Harper||SPS Metro Football return to 3 tiered system|
|10||Jon Loren Mathis||Metro Football|
|11||Raffi Whaley||Metro Football 2 tier divisions|
|12||Darrin Hoop||SPS budget cuts and school safety issues|
|13||Kerry Sear||Lincoln School Football program|
|14||Leslie Aberman||Football at Lincoln|
|15||Todd Versaw||Safety, equity and accountability in Seattle Metro athletics|
|16||Jacqui Smith-Bates||Changing to a three-tier (vs. two-tier system) for high school football.|
|17||Dorota Ward||Lincoln High Football testimonial|
|18||Luke Brubaker||Metro League Football Division Inequity|
|19||Aiden Ward||Lincoln High football testimony|
VI. Business Action Items
A. Consent Agenda
- Minutes of the April 19, 2023 Board Special Meeting and April 26, 2023 Regular Board Meeting
- Personnel Report
- Warrants Report
Warrants Report – March 16 thru April 15, 2023
The following warrants as audited and certified by the auditing officer, as required by RCW 42.24.08, are approved for payment:
|Capital Project Fund||Vendor||$18,261,376.31|
|Associated Student Body Fund||Vendor||$544,886.81|
|Expendable Trust Fund||Vendor||$0.00|
*Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees’ Direct Deposit payroll.
- Approval of the University of Washington Haring Center and Experimental Education Unit (EEU) Interagency Agreement to provide Special Education services to students ages 3-6 with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and professional development and coaching for early learning staff around inclusive educational programming. Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute an interagency agreement with the University of Washington Haring Center in the amount of $1,440,237 for the following services: Educational services for up to 30 preschool students; Services for students enrolled in the EEU DATA (Developmentally Appropriate Treatment for Autism) project; Educational services for up to 17 kindergarten students delivered by the EEU; Technical support and training to staff and services for students in identified preschool classrooms/programs within Seattle Public Schools, to be provided by the Haring Center; in the form of the draft agreement attached to this Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and any actions necessary to implement the contract. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district. (Attachment added 5/15/23)
- BEX V: Approval of the Constructability Report; Resolution No. 2022/23-12 certifying the Intent to Construct; and Resolution No. 2022/23-13 certifying 5-Year Use / 30-Year Building Life for the Montlake Elementary School Addition and Modernization project Approval of this item would approve the Constructability Report, prepared by Skanska Building USA., dated March 15, 2023, as complete, and approve Resolution Numbers 2022/23-12 and 2022/23-13 for the Montlake Elementary School Addition and Modification project. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district.
- BEX V: Approval of Architectural/Engineering Contract Modification No. 7 for DLR Group on the Montlake Elementary School Modernization and Addition project Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Contract Modification No. 7 for Contract P1939 with DLR Group on the Montlake Elementary School Modernization and Addition project in the amount of $656,786, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary action to implement the contract modification. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district.
- BEX V: Approval of the Value Engineering Report for the Mercer International Middle School Project Approval of this item would approve the Value Engineering Report dated April 22, 2022, for the Building Excellence (BEX) V Mercer International Middle School project, as attached to the Board Action Report. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district.
B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda
C. Introduction Items
- Amendment to Board Policy Nos. 1220, Board Officers and Duties of the Board; 1240, Committees; 1250, School Board Student Members; 1310, Policy Adoption and Suspension, Manuals and Superintendent Procedures; 1400, Meeting Conduct, Order of Business and Quorum; 1420, Proposed Agendas and Consent Agenda; 1620, Board-Superintendent Relationship; 2015, Selection & Adoption of Instructional Materials; 6550, Internal Audit Policy; and Board Procedures 1620BP, Board-Superintendent Relationship Procedure, 1630BP, Evaluation of the Superintendent; and 6550BP, Internal Audit Procedure. Approval of this item would amend Board Policy Nos. 1220, 1240, 1250, 1310, 1400, 1420, 1620, 2015, and 6550 and Board Procedures 1620BP, 1630BP, and 6550BP, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Materials added 5/9/2023)
- BEX V: Property acquisition for the purchase of Seattle Public Utilities property located at 8817 Seward Park Ave South, Seattle, WA 98118 for improvement of Rainier Beach High School Approval of this item would approve the purchase of Seattle Public Utilities property, located at 8817 Seward Park Ave South, Seattle, WA 98118, in the amount of $1,250,000, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications and actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
VII: Board Self-Evaluation
VIII. Informational Items
- Monthly Budget Status Report
- Board Director Questions and Staff Responses for May 17, 2023 Regular Board Meeting (Materials added 5/15/23)
- Gun Violence Awareness Day Proclamation
IX. Adjourn – 8:30 p.m.
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