October 20, 2021 Regular School Board Meeting

Agenda – Final Post
Regular Legislative Session
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 4:15 p.m.

Board of Directors
2445 – 3rd Avenue South
Seattle, Washington 98134
206-252-0040
www.seattleschools.org

IMPORTANT NOTE: Public access to this meeting will be available both at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence and through remote access.

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 578 925 761#. 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:

  • Wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth at all times during the meeting and while at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence regardless of vaccination status.
  • 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.

  1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
  2. Roll Call

II. Superintendent Comments 

  • Student Outcomes Focused Governance Update

III. Business Action Items

A. Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes of the September 29, 2021 Work Sessions; October 6, 2021 Regular Board Meeting and October 13, 2021 Board Special Meeting
  2. Warrants Report – September

September 2021 Warrants

The following warrants as audited and certified by the auditing officer, as required by RCW 42.24.08, are approved for payment:

 General Fund  *Payroll $ 870,275.26
 General Fund Vendor 40,657,734.29
Capital Project Fund Vendor 20,005,737.17
Associated Student Body Fund Vendor 93,928.28
Expendable Trust Fund Vendor 5,000.00
Grand Total All $61,632,675.00

*Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees’ Direct Deposit payroll.

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 in person or by teleconference may sign up online or by calling (206) 252-0040, beginning Monday, October 18, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 578 925 761#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board’s website.

OrderNameTopic
1Kelly Sommerfeldspecial education staff displacement impacts
2Eloise MaguireEquity between the Arts and Athletics and Theatre’s ability to stage performances with audiences
3Chris Jackins1) Minutes of October 6, 2021 Regular Board Meeting 2) Resolution 2021-22 12 3) BTA V Capital Levy 4) Transportation and education
4Jess Wallachcapital levy
5Reed Olsen2022 levy
6Shaun GlazeSolar at SPS
7Melanie Zahn2022 levy
8Beth Bruntoncapital projects levy
9Alexa FaySPS Solar Schools
10Dave McCaul2022 levy
11Peter ConditSolar schools
12Lisa MarcusSolar on schools amendment to the levy
13Sarah CohnSolar schools
14Derek DexheimerSolar Schools
15Matt RemleSolar schools
16Jeremy SmithsonClimate action through adding solar energy to all Seattle schools
17Irene SveteRequest Seattle School Board to pass $10M amendment for rooftop solar in the 2022 school levy
18Carrie GlenneySpecial Education staff cuts at Kimball Elementary
19Luis EscamillaKimball’s loss of SpEd staffing
20Natalya YudkovskyRestarting live, in-person, after school performing arts performances

Wait List

OrderNameTopic
1Julie ReyPerforming Arts concerts
2Cannon EvansAdvocating for live performances for SPS schools
3Serafina MillerLive performances in Seattle public schools
4Deanna MeyerhoffPerformances in schools
5Melissa PailthorpApproval of Resolution No. 2021/22-2 Replacement for Educational Programs and Operations Levy and Buildings, Technology, and Academics/Athletics (BTA) V Capital Levy Program and Authorizing Resolution 2021/22-7
6Alice Mar-Abe2022 capital levy
7Andrew EckelsSolar on schools
8Nicolas PorterLive Theater Performances as a vital part of CTE and arts learning
9VandnaSolar Schools
10Kim ClintonWhy cut Special Ed support at Kimball now?
11Jill BallHomeless Encampment at Broadview Thomson and Sports Field cancellations

VI. Business Action Items (Continued)

C. Action Items

  1. Approval of successor collective bargaining agreement between Seattle School District No. 1 and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union No. 117 for September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 (Exec, Oct 13, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the collective bargaining agreement with the International Union of Teamsters Local No. 117 with the wage schedules and other attachments in the form of the draft Agreement for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 as 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. Immediate action is in the best interest of the District. (Introduction and Action)

D. Introduction Items

  1. Approval of Board Resolution No. 2021/22-12 resolving that those persons newly elected November 2, 2021 to the Seattle School District Board of Directors be designated to attend the Annual Conference of the Washington State School Directors’ Association, to be held November 18-20, 2021, as representatives of the district (Exec, Oct 13, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2021/22-12, as attached to this Board Action Report, resolving that those persons newly elected November 2, 2021 to the Seattle School District Board of Directors be designated to attend the Annual Conference of the Washington State School Directors’ Association, to be held November 18-20, 2021, as representatives of the district. 
  2. Amendment to Board Policy Nos. 1010, 1240, 1310, 2090, 2190, 2200, 2255, 3123, 3130, 3208, 4260, 5000, 6000, 6030, 6530, 6801, 6882, and 6900; repeal of Board Policies A02.00, F21.00, H13.00, and No. 6535; amendment to the Information Technology Advisory Committee Charge; and repeal of the Capacity, Enrollment, and Facilities Master Planning Advisory Committee Charter (Exec, Oct 13, for approval) Approval of this item would amend and rename Board Policy No. 1010, Oversight and Progress Monitoring; amend Board Policy Nos. 1240, Committees; 1310, Policy Adoption & Suspension, Creation of Manuals, and Superintendent Procedures; 2090, District Educational Research and Program Evaluation; 2190, Highly Capable Services; 2200, Equitable Access to Programs & Services; 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs; 3123, Withdrawal Prior to Graduation; 3130, Student Assignment and Enrollment; 3208, Sexual Harassment; 4260, Use of School Facilities; 5000, Recruitment & Selection of Staff; 6000, Program Planning, Budget Preparation, Adoption and Implementation; 6030, Financial Reports; 6530, Insurance; 6801, Capital Assets/Theft-Sensitive Assets; 6882, Rental, Lease and Sale of Real Property; and 6900, Facilities Planning; and amend the Information Technology Advisory Committee Charge; as attached to the Board Action Report. approval of this item would also repeal Board Policies A02.00, Performance Management; F21.00, Specific Areas of Involvement Reserved to the District (Superintendent/Board or Their Designee); H13.00, Capacity Management; and No. 6535, Student Insurance; and repeal the Capacity, Enrollment, and Facilities Master Planning Advisory Committee Charter. (Materials updated 10/19/21)
  3. Approval of Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Personal Services Contracts (PSC) for City Year of Seattle (SSC&I, Oct 12, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the contract with City Year of Seattle for $1,380,000 for the purpose of providing Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise (FEPP) Levy funded or other funding source activities in selected elementary, K-8, middle, and high schools, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
  4. Approval of the purchase of additional laptops and iPads for students to support the 1:1 teaching and learning model for the school year 2021-22 (SSC&I, Oct 12, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent’s execution of purchase orders through Thornburg/Dell and Apple for a total Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amount of $5,842,034 plus Washington State Sales Tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent and to take any necessary actions to implement purchase orders in support of devices for PreK-12 students.
  5. Adoption of Board Policy No. 4311, School Safety and Security Services Program (SSC&I, Oct 12, for consideration) Approval of this item would adopt Board Policy No. 4311, School Safety and Security Services Program, as attached to the board action report.
  6. Approval of the Athletic Trainer Services Contract (A&F, Oct 11, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a personal service contract with Seattle Children’s Hospital in the amount of $1,393,920 for the first 3-year term, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
  7. Approval of contract amendment with EPI-Use for SAP staff support for school year 2021-22 (A&F, Oct 11, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract amendment with EPI-Use for a total Not-To-Exceed (NTE) amount of $1,228,800, including taxes, for SAP staff support services with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the amendment.
  8. Approval of Resolution No. 2021/22-2 Replacement for Educational Programs and Operations Levy (A&F, Oct 11, for approval) Approval of this item would (i) accept the proposed Replacement for Educational Programs and Operations Levy and adopt Resolution 2021/22-2 which places a three-year levy totaling $646.8 million dollars on the February 8, 2022 ballot, as attached to the Board action report; and (ii) appoint the individuals named in section 4(a) below to committees to prepare statements for the King County voters’ pamphlet advocating for approval and for rejection of the Educational Programs and Operations Levy. (Materials updated 10/20/21)
  9. Buildings, Technology, and Academics/Athletics (BTA) V Capital Levy Program and Authorizing Resolution 2021/22-7 (Ops, Oct 8, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2021/22-7 placing a six-year capital levy on the February 8, 2022, Special Election Ballot for voter approval to fund the Buildings, Technology, and Academics/Athletics (BTA) V Capital Levy program; (ii) appoint the individuals named in section 4(a) below to committees to prepare statements for the King County voters’ pamphlet advocating for approval and for rejection of the BTA V Capital Levy; and (iii) approve the scoring and relative ranking of the proposed projects as attached to the Board Action Report. (Materials updated 10/19/21 & 10/20/21)
  10. BEX V: Approval of the Constructability Report; and Resolution No. 2021/22-4 certifying the proposed Van Asselt School Modernization and Addition (BEX V) for Five (5) Year Use/Thirty (30) Year Life (Ops, Oct 8, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the Constructability Report, by Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc., dated September 8, 2021 as complete, and approve Resolution Number 2021/22-4 for the Van Asselt School Addition project.
  11. BEX V: Resolution 2021/22-6 New in Lieu of Modernization Option for the Mercer International Middle School Replacement project (Ops, Oct 8, for approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2021/22-6 as attached to the Board Action Report, certifying that the new facility identified in the project application (Form D-3) for the Mercer International Middle School Replacement project submitted to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will be built in lieu of modernizing the existing facility, and that the existing facility will be demolished.
  12. BEX V: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract P1929 to Bassetti Architects for the Mercer International Middle School Replacement project (Ops, Oct 8, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute A/E contract P1929 with Bassetti Architects in the amount of $9,054,520 for the Mercer International Middle School Replacement project, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications and actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
  13. BEX V: Approval of the Constructability Report; and Resolution No. 2021/22-9 certifying the proposed Lincoln High School Phase 2 BEX V project for Five (5) Year Use/Thirty (30) Years Life (Ops, Oct 8, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the Constructability Report, by Lydig Construction, Inc., dated January 22, 2021, as complete, and approve Resolution Number2021/22-9 certifying 5-Year Use/30-Year Building Life for the Lincoln High School Phase 2 project.

VII. Board Comments

Comments will be limited to two minutes per Director

IX. Adjourn – 8:30 p.m.

Calendar Reminders

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