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    April 4, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 03/30/2018

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    April 4, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

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


    I. Call to Order - 4:15 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call
    3. Pledge of Allegiance
    4. Recognition
      • Seattle Council PTSA

    II. Student Presentations - 4:30 p.m.

    • The Center School - Winter Play Selection

    III. Superintendent Comments - 4:45 p.m.

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments - Seattle World School

    VI. Business Action Items - 4:55 p.m.

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the February 12, 2018 Work Session,  the March 14, 2018 Work Sessions, and the March 21, 2018 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Personnel Report
    3. Revision to School Board Policy No. 2195, Kindergarten (C&I, March 13, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 2195, Kindergarten, in order to align the policy with state law requiring free Full Day Kindergarten in all public schools.
    4. Seattle Education Association Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Implementation of Initiative 1433 – Paid Sick Leave Law (Exec, March 15, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the Memorandum of Understanding regarding the implementation of Initiative 1433, the Paid Sick Leave Law. 
    5. Recommendation to award contracts for furniture procurement for 2018-2020, Bid No. B01834 (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would establish a competitively bid furniture catalog from which Capital Projects and schools can order furniture. 
    6. BEX IV: Award Construction Contract P5095 to Coast to Coast Turf, Inc., for the Eckstein Middle School Athletic Field and Jogging Track Improvements project (Ops, March 8, for approval) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract for $752,922 for the replacement of the synthetic turf and resurfacing of the jogging track at Eckstein Middle School. 
    7. BTA III and BEX IV: Award Construction Contract K5095 to Bayley Construction for the Leschi and Lowell Elementary Schools Seismic Improvements and Exterior Door Replacement project (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract for the construction of seismic improvements at Leschi and Lowell Elementary Schools, and replacement of exterior doors at Lowell Elementary in the amount of $351,000, plus Washington state sales tax. 
    8. BTA III-BTA IV: Award contract K5097 for the Chief Sealth High School (Southwest Athletic Complex) track and field improvement project (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would award a contract to the King County Directors’ Association (KCDA) to support the Southwest Athletic Complex Track and Field Improvements project in the scheduled value amount of $1,485,714, plus Washington State Sales Tax. 
    9. BEX IV: Resolution 2017/18-15: Acceptance of the building commissioning report for the Olympic Hills Elementary School replacement project (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would accept the building commission report for the Olympic Hills Elementary School Replacement project.
    10. BEX IV: Resolution 2017/18-16, Intent to Construct Wing Luke Elementary School replacement project (Ops, March 8, for approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2017/18-16, which certifies the intent of Seattle Public Schools to construct the Wing Luke Elementary School Replacement project.
    11. BTA III - BEX IV: Final acceptance of contract K5064, Bates Roofing LLC for the Leschi Elementary School Reroof project (Ops, March 8, for approval) Approval of this item would approve final acceptance of Contract K5064 with Bate’s Roofing, LLC, for the Leschi Elementary School Reroof Project.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VII. Public Testimony - 5:30 p.m.

    1. Atefe Pishbin

     

    Seattle World School Student

    2. Alli Shinn

     

    Superintendent Search Process

    3. Gian Rosario

     

    Rainier Beach HS BEX V Renovation

    4. Chris Jackins

     

    Proposed budget increase on Webster Construction project, Wing Luke ES Construction Project Resolution, Superintendent Candidate Selection

    5. Gail Marie Kieckhefer

     

    Oppose Webster project budget increase

    6. Sebrena Burr

     

    Superintendent Selection & Seattle World School

    7. Lucille Berentsen

     

    Opposition to the Budget Increase for Webster Project

    8. Ruthanne Rankin

     

    School Safety

    9. Christopher Robert

     

    There should be a 1.0 FTE Librarian in every SPS school

    10. Nancy A. Fisher-Allison

     

    The value of school libraries, and the importance of library equity

    11. Kathleen Eads

     

    Library Funding

    12. Jeff Treistman

     

    School Library Funding

    13. Elizabeth Ebersole

     

    School Library Advocacy

    14. Craig Seasholes

     

    New Library Funding from the state

    15. Alison Mclean

     

    Oversized classes and bullying/ assault/ sexual assault in the elementary schools

    VIII. Board Comments

    IX. Business Action Items (Continued) - 6:30 p.m.

    C. Action Items 

    1. Final Candidate Selection and Authorization to Commence Salary and Contract Discussions for Superintendent (Exec, March 15, for consideration) Approval of this item would select a superintendent finalist and authorize Board Directors Harris and Burke to engage in contract discussions with the final candidate. (This item is for introduction and action at this meeting.)

    2. Satterberg Foundation Elementary Feeder School Grant (C&I, March 13, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the Satterberg Foundation Elementary Feeder School grant funds in the amount of $950,000. 

    3. Seattle Teacher Residency Program Funding (Exec, March 15, for approval) Approval of this item would provide authority for the Superintendent to dedicate $251,000 for the purposes of the Seattle Teacher Residency (STR) Program in the 2018-2019 school year. (Attachment added 3/19)

    4. Approval of Information Technology Advisory Committee (Exec, March 15, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize and approve the charge of the Information Technology Advisory Committee. (updated since introduction on 3/21; revisions made on 4/3)

    5. Amending Board Policy No. 1410, Executive or Closed Sessions and Board Procedure No.1430BP, Audience Participation (Exec, March 15, for consideration) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 1410, Executive or Closed Sessions, and Board Procedure No. 1430BP, Audience Participation. (updated and edited since introduction)

    6. Termination of Ground Lease at the Lake City School (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve early termination of the Lease with Lake City Professional Building, LLC in the payment amount of $6,193,000 for the Lake City School to provide for increased flexibility to meet capacity needs of Seattle Public Schools (SPS). 
      Note: At the 4/4 Board Meeting, the Board requested this Buy Out Analysis be included on the online agenda for reference.

    7. Creation of Playground Redevelopment Fund (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would request the funding of a Playground Redevelopment Project to pay for playground installations and improvements in the amount of $1,000,000. 

    8. Purchase of Student and Staff Computers for new BEX IV Schools, BTA Projects, K-3 Class Size Reduction and Enrollment Growth Capacity Classrooms Opening Summer 2018 (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve the purchase of Student and Staff computers for a total amount not-to-exceed $1,200,000 for levy projects and the needed Enrollment Growth Classrooms and K-3 Class Size Reduction Classrooms opening Summer 2018. (updated since introduction on 3/21)

    9. BEX IV: Authorization of Settlement Change Order No. 25 to Contract P5034 with Lydig Construction Company for the Cascadia Elementary School, Licton Springs K-8 School and Robert Eagle Staff Middle School (formerly Wilson Pacific) project (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would allow the efficient and timely payment of the completed work to most of the subcontractors, thereby decreasing the risk of potential future claims against the district. Change Order No. 25 is in the amount of $933,778.00, plus Washington State sales tax.

    10. BTA IV: Approval of the project budget increase, modification to the Architectural and Engineering Services (A/E) Contract P1416 with TCF Architecture, and Amendment to the General Contractor/ Construction Manager (GC/CM) Contract K5073 with BNBuilders for the Webster School modernization and addition project (Ops, March 8, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve a transfer of $6 million from the Buildings, Technology and Academics/Athletics (BTA) IV Capital Levy Program Contingency to the BTA IV Webster School Modernization and Addition project budget. In addition, this motion would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract modification for $643,567 with TCF Architecture for additional design and construction administration fees, and a contract amendment with BNBuilders to increase the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) to $23,900,000.

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Approval of contract amendment with CenterPoint for Interim Benchmark Assessments in Math and English Language Arts for School-Based Implementation of MTSS (RFP03767) (C&I, March 13, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract amendment with CenterPoint for an amount of $253,600 for benchmark interim assessments in Mathematics and English Language Arts for grades 3-10. (Attachment - District Assessment Calendar updated on 4/2)

    2. BTA IV and BEX IV: Award Construction Contract P5098 to CDK Construction Services, Inc., for the Dearborn Park Elementary School Roof Replacement and Seismic Upgrades project (Ops, March 8, for consideration). Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $444,500 for the Dearborn Park Elementary School Roof Replacement and Seismic Upgrades project.

    X. 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 website at this link: https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=15493. A paper copy of upcoming meetings will be provided at Board Meetings. If you have any questions, please contact the School Board Office at 206-252-0040.