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      Agenda FINAL
         Regular Legislative Session                    September 23, 2015, 4:15pm

    I. Call to Order

    4:15pm

    A. General Welcome Announcement to Audience  

    B. Roll Call  

    C. Pledge of Allegiance  

    D. Recognition
     
    II. Student Presentations

    4:30pm
    III. Superintendents Comments

    Status update on Seattle Education Association Collective Bargaining Agreement 

    4:45pm
    IV. Student Comments

     
    V. Business Action Items

    4:55pm
      A.  Consent Agenda  


    1. Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Board on September 8.

     


    2. Personnel Report

     


    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.  




     
          July 2015 Warrants

    General Fund 
    *Payroll
    $1,223,117.98
      Vendor  $24,656,472.31
    Capital Project Fund  
    Vendor  $10,502,052.80
    Associated Student Body Vendor $226,759.98
    Expendable Trust Fund
    Vendor  $482.05
    Grand Total
      $36,648,885.12

     



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




     
         4. 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.  
             
           August 2015 Warrants
     
    General Fund  
    *Payroll 
    $1,051,283.14
      Vendor  $21,093,609.62
    Capital Project Fund   
    Vendor  $21,046,419.77
    Associated Student Body Vendor $132,522.59
    Expendable Trust Fund
    Vendor  $4,000.00
    Grand Total
      $43,327,835.12

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


    5. Amending Board Policy Nos. 1010 and 1240 – (Exec) Approval of this item would amend Policy Nos. 1010, Board Oversight of Management, and 1240, Committees.  
             
         6. Authorization for Consent Decree and Settlement (Exec) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a Consent Decree in exchange for full and final resolution of the Plaintiffs’ claims.  
             
         7. Highly Capable Students Program Annual Plan – (C&I) Approval of this item would approve the Highly Capable Students Program Annual Plan as submitted to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for the 2015-16 school year.  
             
         8. BTA III: Award Architectural and Engineering Services Contract for Life Safety Upgrades at Laurelhurst Elementary School – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement, with S.M. Stemper Architects, PLLC, for $296,871.04, including reimbursable expenses for Architectural and Engineering Services for Life Safety Upgrades at Laurelhurst Elementary School. (action report edited and attachment added)
     
             
      B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

     
    VI. Public Testimony 5:00pm
     
     1
    David Posner  
    Resolution 2014/15-35, Moratorium on Elementary Out-of-school Suspensions & Adopting Board Policy No. 3405
     2 Leslie Harris Personnel Report, Boards of Distinction Application, Approval of Compensation Bulletin for Management, Special Education MOU
     3 Carol Simmons Resolution 2014/15-35, Moratorium on Elementary Out-of-school Suspensions & Adopting Board Policy No. 3405
     4 Chris Jackins Personnel Report, Board Policy Nos. 1010 and 1240, Authorization for Consent Decree and Settlement, Authorization for Settlement, Boards of Distinction Application
     5 Jana Robbins Adopting Board Policy No. 3405
     6 Anthony Shoecraft Resolution 2014/15-35, Moratorium on Elementary Out-of-school Suspensions
     7 Elizabeth Fleck Adopting Board Policy No. 3405
     8 Sebrena Burr Resolution 2014/15-35, Moratorium on Elementary Out-of-school Suspensions
     9 Mary Paterson Resolution 2014/15-35, Moratorium on Elementary Out-of-school Suspensions
     10 Rebecca Brito Adopting Board Policy No. 3405–Wellness
     11 Rebecca Vaux Op-Ed in the Seattle Times ("There is no money left")
     12 Dale Bright Apprenticeship Utilization on Seattle Public Schools construction over $1 million
     13 Sean  Harris-Campf FERPA opt-out form problems for schools
     14 Jeannie  Bastasch Wednesday early release impact of the third year of our new contract
     14 Richelle Dickerson Seattle Education Association contract negotiation

     
    VII. Board Comments

     
    VIII. Business Action Items (Continued)

    6:00pm
      C.
    Action Items

     
        1. Adopting Board Policy No. 3405 – (C&I) Approval of this item would approve Policy No. 3405, Student Wellness. (the Superintendent has requested to delay this item to the October 7 Board meeting)

     (action)  
        2.
    City of Seattle Families and Education Levy (FEL) Community Based Organizations Contracts with the YMCA of Greater Seattle – (A&F) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract for a total of $371,000 with the YMCA of Greater Seattle for school year 2015-2016.  (action)
             
         3. City of Seattle Families and Education Levy (FEL) Community Based Organizations Contracts with Communities in Schools in Seattle of Greater Seattle (Exec) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract for a total of $267,755 with Communities in Schools in Seattle for school year 2015-2016.  (intro/action)
             
         4. Approval of Employee Benefits Contract (A&F) Approval of this item would approve insurance plans and rates with Group Health Options, Inc., Group Health Cooperative, Premera Blue Cross (WEA Select), Delta Dental of Washington, Standard Insurance, and Northwest Administrators, in the estimated amount of $69,570,402.  (action) 
             
         5. Approval of Compensation Bulletin for Management Staff – (A&F) Approval of this item would approve the Compensation Bulletin for Management Staff and authorize staff to increase salaries on the salary schedules by 1.8% starting September 1, 2015, and an additional 1.2% starting September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2017.  (action) 
             (action)
         6.
    Resolution 2014/15-35, Moratorium on Out-of-school Suspension for Elementary Grade Students – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve resolution 2014/15-35            regarding a moratorium on out-of-school suspension for elementary grade students, beginning in 2015-16 and a proposal to develop a district-wide system to further reduce
    out of school suspensions for all grades. (action report and attachment edited)
             
         7.   Authorization for Settlement – (Exec) Approval of this item would ratify the Agreement in the amount of $500,000 with Absher Construction Company.  (intro/ action)
             
         8.  BEX IV: Cascadia Elementary School and Robert Eagle Staff Middle: Approval of Amendment to the existing Memorandum of Agreement with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) for Licton Springs Flood Reduction Project – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Amendment No. 1 to the existing Memorandum of Agreement No. 14-126-A between SPU and SPS for the Licton Springs Flood Reduction Project.  (intro/ action)
             
         9.  BTA III & BEX IV: Final Acceptance for Renovations at Northgate, West Woodland, and Graham Hill Elementary Schools Project – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Public Works Contract K5052 with Big Rock Construction, Inc., for renovations at Northgate, West Woodland, and Graham Hill Elementary Schools as final.  (intro/ action)
             
        10.   Boards of Distinction Application – Approval of this item would approve the submission of the Washington State School Directors’ Association’s Boards of Distinction Application for 2015.  (intro/ action)
             
      D.
    Introduction Items

     
        1.
    Middle School Social Studies Instructional Materials Adoption – (C&I) Approval of this item would adopt instructional materials for middle school Social Studies courses 6th Grade World History, 7th Grade World History, and 8th Grade United States History.

     (introduction)
     
             
        2. Special Education Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) – (Exec) Approval of this item would authorize the contract with the Seneca Family of Agencies for $500,000 to act as a Special Education – Educational Consultant.  (introduction)
             
        3. Approval of the Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) Contract for 2014-15 Fiscal Year Audits – (Exec) Approval of this item would approve the contract with the Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) for the 2014-15 fiscal year audits for an estimated $346,000.  (introduction)
             
        4. BEX IV: Resolution 2015/16-2, Olympic Hills Elementary School Replacement Project: Intent to Construct – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-2, which certifies the intent of Seattle Public Schools to construct the Olympic Hills Elementary School Replacement project.
     (introduction)
             
        5.
    BEX IV: Olympic Hills Elementary School Replacement Project: Constructability Review Report – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Constructability Review Report by Cornerstone General Contractors, Inc. as complete for the Olympic Hills Elementary School Project.
    (introduction)
     
         
     
        6.
    BTA III & BEX IV: Meany Middle School Renovation Project Educational Specifications – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Educational Specifications for the Meany Middle School Renovation Project.
    (introduction)
         
     
        7. BTA III & BEX IV: Meany Middle School Renovation Project: Budget Transfer of Funds from Program Contingency to the Project Budget – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the transfer of $4,470,621 from the BEX IV Program Contingency Account to the Meany Middle School Project budget.
    (introduction)
         
     
        8.
    BEX IV: Cascadia Elementary School and Robert Eagle Staff Middle School: Approval of GC/CM Negotiated Total Contract Cost – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Amendment No. 1 to the GC/CM contract on the Cascadia Elementary and Robert Eagle Staff Middle Schools project, previously known as the Wilson Pacific project, in the amount of $81,787,147. 
    (introduction)
             
    IX. Adjourn

    8:00pm
      Calendar Reminders
     
     
    • Board Retreat, Saturday, September 26, 9:30 am-2:45 pm, Auditorium, Stanford CenterDistrict 1 Community
    • District I Community Meeting (Peaslee), Sunday, September 27, 3:00-4:45pm, Northgate Public Library community room, 10548 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
    • District VI Community Meeting (McLaren), Monday, September 28, 6-7:45 pm, Delridge Library, 5423 Delridge Way SW
    • Board Special Meeting: Work Sessions & Executive Session, Wednesday, September 30, Auditorium, Stanford Center (*times given are estimated)
      • Work Session: Alternative Calendar, 4:30-6 pm
      • Work Session: Superintendent Evaluation, 6-7 pm*
      • Executive Session: Evaluate the performance of a public employee, 7-7:30 pm*
    • Board Special Meeting: Executive Committee Meeting, Thursday, October 1, 4:30-6 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, October 7, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Audit & Finance Committee Meeting, Thursday, October 8, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • BEX Oversight Committee Meeting, Friday, October 9, 8:30-10:30 am, Room 2750, 2nd Floor, Stanford Center
    • District II Community Meeting (Carr), Saturday, October 10, 8:30-10 am, The Hearthstone at Green Lake - 6720 East Green Lake Way N
    • Board Special Meeting: Curriculum & Instruction Policy Committee Meeting, Monday, October 12, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Operations Committee Meeting, Thursday, October 15, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • District V Community Meeting (Blanford), Saturday, October 17, 10-11:30 am, Douglass Truth Branch Library, 2300 E Yesler Way
    • District VI Community Meeting (McLaren), Saturday, October 17, 10 am-12 pm, West Seattle Library, 2306 42nd Ave. SW
    • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, October 21, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center