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    June 27, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 06/22/2018

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    June 27, 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

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

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

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments 

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the May 2, 2018 SMART Goals Work Session, the June 2, 2018 Board Retreat, the June 6, 2018 Regular Board Meeting, the June 13, 2018 Work Session, and the June 14, 2018 Work Session.
    2. Warrants Report - May

    May 2018 Warrants​

    General Fund

    *Payroll

    $1,006,675.15


    Vendor

    $28,141,069.68 

    Capital Project Fund

    Vendor

    $8,529,568.33 

    Associated Student Body

    Vendor

    $165,590.78 

    Grand Total


    $37,842,903.94                 

     

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Chris Jackins

     

    Budget increase on Queen Anne Elementary project, Cleveland contract on Athletic Field, Cleveland District Parks agreement, Resolution 2017/18-18 2018-19 Budget; Introduction item #2; Sign Language Vendors; Reestablishing Indian Heritage High School

    2. Karin Engstron

     

    Budgeting for support people within the schools

    3. David Posner

     

    School lunch and recess

    4. Brian Terry

     

    Equitable Access to Advanced Learning

    5. Margaret Pak Enslow

     

    Stevens Elementary - fund a 12th teacher by July 1

    6. Mary O'Neil

     

    Substitute Paraeducators as valuable members of SPS

    7. Emily Lieberman

     

    Overcrowded classrooms and the fair allocation of teachers at Steven's Elementary
    8. Janet Bowersox
    Paraprofessional training
    9. Jennifer JP Rhoads
    Stevens Elementary - Staffing
    10. Michael J. Williams
    Safe working environments for substitutes
    11. Michele Martine
    Oversized class sizes, equity, and receiving a 12 classroom teacher before September
    12. Karin Zaugg Black
    Steven's Elementary desperate need for the funding for our 12th teacher per enrollment numbers
    13. Jules D'amour
    Stevens Elementary being understaffed
    14. Brendan Dotson
    Adequate teacher staffing at Steven's Elementary
    15. Quanshie Maxwell
    Stevens Elementary
    16. Sebrena Burr
    School-based leadership & Principal selection for Seattle World School
    17. Freya Newstat
    Decision to limit the teachers at Stevens Elementary
    18. Geness Reichert
    Queen Anne Elementary Construction Project




    VIII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Approval of 2018-19 District SMART Goals (Exec, May 17, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve four SMART goals for the District in the 2018-19 school year: multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS), eliminating opportunity gaps (EOG), Seattle Ready*, and Engagement/Collaboration. 

    2. BEX IV: Approval of Budget Increase and Award Construction Contract P5096 to Hensel Phelps Construction for the Queen Anne Elementary School Classroom and Gymnasium Addition project (Ops, May 10, for approval) Approval of this item would approve a one-time fund transfer in the amount of $2,900,000 from the BEXIV Program Contingency to the project budget and authorize the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $13,283,000 for the Queen Anne Elementary School Classroom and Gymnasium Addition project. 

    3. Amendment No. 1 to Superintendent’s Employment Agreement (Exec, June 14, for approval) Approval of this item would amend the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement with Denise Juneau dated April 25, 2018 to correct two scrivener’s errors in the Agreement. (This item is for introduction and action.)

    4. BEX IV and BTA IV: Award of Construction Contract P5100, Bid No. B05870 to Hellas Construction, Inc. for the Cleveland High School Athletic Field Improvements project (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $3,478,000, including base bid plus Alternate #1, for the Cleveland High School Athletic Field Improvements project. (This item is for introduction and action.)

    5. BEX IV and BTA IV: Approval of the Cleveland Field Interlocal Cooperative Agreement between Seattle School District and the City of Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve the Cleveland Field Term Interlocal Cooperative Agreement between Seattle School District (SPS) and the City of Seattle (City), acting through its Department of Parks and Recreation (SPR), to detail the funding, design, construction, operation and maintenance of a synthetic turf field at Cleveland High School in the total amount of $4,450,000. (This item is for introduction and action.)

    6. Authorization for Lawsuit Settlement (Exec, June 14)​ Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to take all necessary actions to resolve the lawsuit brought by Plaintiff (King County Superior Court Case Number 17-2-19350-0) against the District, which would include payment of District settlement funds in the amount of $450,000 in exchange for a dismissal of the lawsuit and waiver and release of all claims. (This item is for introduction and action.)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Setting the 2018-19 Economic Stabilization Account (A&F, June 11, for approval) Approval of this item would sets the Economic Stabilization Account at 3.27% of the 2016-17 general fund expenditures for the 2018-19 budget.

    2. Resolution 2017/18-18, Fixing and Adopting the 2018-19 Budget (A&F, June 11, for consideration) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2017/18-18, to fix and adopt the 2018-2019 Budget, the four-year budget plan summary, and the four-year enrollment projections.

    3. Amend and rename Policy No. 2090, ‘Program Evaluation & Assessment’ to ‘District Educational Research & Evaluation (C&I, June 12, for approval) Approval of this item would make edits to Board Policy No. 2090, Program Evaluation & Assessment, to reflect changes to the District’s approach to program review and evaluation, as well as to remove assessment language that is covered in Board Policy No. 2080.

    4. Waiving the requirement for 2018 Board Goals found within Policy No. 1810, Annual Goals and Objectives (Exec, June 14, for approval) Approval of this item would waive the requirement in Policy No. 1810, Annual Goals and Objectives, for the Board to formulate goals and objectives for 2018. This requirement relates to goals the Board sets for its own development, not the goals that the Board sets for the District.

    5. City of Seattle Families & Education Levy (FEL) and Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Personal Services Contracts (PSC) for Seattle Parks & Recreation, City Year of Seattle, University Tutors of Seattle Schools, Communities in Schools and Seneca Family of Agencies (A&F, June 11, for approval) Approval of this item would approve contracts with Seattle Parks & Recreation, City Year of Seattle, University Tutors of Seattle Schools, Communities in Schools, and Seneca Family of Agencies for a total of $3,905,264 to provide Family & Education Levy funded activities.

    6. Approval of contracts for Specially Designed Instruction: Tutoring Services & Other Compensatory Education Services RFQ02758 (A&F, June 11, for approval) Approval of this item would approve annual contracts generated from vendors approved through RFQ02758, Specially Designed Instruction: Individual Educational Program (IEP) Tutoring Services & Other Compensatory Education Services for a not-to-exceed total amount of $1,368,678 for the 2018-19 school year.

    7. Approval of contracts for Therapeutic Day Treatment Service Providers RFQ07695 (A&F, June 11, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve annual contracts generated from agencies/providers approved through RFQ07695, Therapeutic Treatment Day Services, for a not-to-exceed total amount of $1,891,703 for the 2018-19 school year, based on yearly 2017-18 contract totals.

    8. Contract approval for Early Support for Infants & Toddlers (Birth to 3 Intervention Service Providers) (A&F, June 11, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts totaling $4,707,692.00 with the Experimental Education Unit (EEU), Wonderland Developmental Center, Northwest Center and Boyer Children’s Clinic to ensure the provision of Early Intervention Services in accordance with Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

    9. Private Schools Proportional Share Services (RFQ04676): Providers: Ryther, Catapult Learning, Hamlin Robinson, Spring Academy (A&F, June 11, for approval) Approval of this item would approve contracts for services for parentally-placed private school students, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), for a total amount of $794,772.00.

    10. Approval of contracts for Sign Language Interpreter Vendors RFQ 11641 (A&F, June 11, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with agencies/providers approved through RFQ 11641, Sign Language Interpreter Vendors, for a not-to-exceed total amount of $500,000 for the 2018-19 school year, based on yearly 2017-18 Sign Language Interpreter Contract Totals.

    11. University of Washington Experimental Education Unit (EEU) Interagency Agreement to provide educational services to special education students, ages 3-6 (A&F, June 11, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide special education services for up to 48 preschoolers and 15 kindergarteners, as well as technical support for 4 schools for inclusion practices for students with special needs during the 2018-19 school year. These interagency agreements total $1,329,180.

    12. Recommendation to award Fluid Milk Products, Miscellaneous Dairy Products and Juice Products Bid B02845 (Ops, June 7, for approval) Approval of this item would approve a $969,922.00 contract to provide dairy and juice products for the district's breakfast, lunch and afterschool snack programs for 2018-2019, providing access to nutritious meals to all students in the district.

    13. Recommendation to award Fresh Produce Bid B02844 (Ops, June 7, for approval) Approval of this item would approve a contract for up to $750,000 to provide fresh fruit and vegetable products for the district's breakfast, lunch and afterschool snack programs for 2018-2019, providing access to nutritious meals to all students in the district.

    14. Approval of Contract with QBSI-Xerox for Publishing Services Operations at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence (JSCEE) and Multi-Functional Device (MFD) Copier Fleet for the District (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve a contract with QBSI-Xerox for Publishing Services Operations at the JSCEE, and MFD copier fleet for the District for a period of 5 years, in an estimated amount of $1,371,365 annually.

    15. Approval of agreement with King County to purchase ORCA Business Passport Products (Metro Transportation) (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with King County for student ORCA cards in the amount of $2,332,889.04 in the form of the Agreement attached and presented to the School Board, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.

    16. Athletic Trainer Support Services Contract (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a personal service contract with Seattle Children’s Hospital in the amount of $346,000.00 for the first 1-year term. The contract may be extended on an annual basis up to two (2) additional one-year terms to include 11 high schools in the amount of $380,600. Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time upon thirty (30) days written notice. Total expenditure not to exceed $1,107,200.00.

    17. BEX IV: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract P1574 to DLR Group, for the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School Seismic Improvements project (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into an Architectural & Engineering (A/E) contract in the amount of $617,438 for the Broadview-Thomson K-8 School Seismic Improvements project.

    18. BTA III: Approval of budget increase and award contract K1308 to DOWA IBI Group Architects for the John Muir Elementary School Green Energy Geothermal Wells project (Ops, June 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve a one-time fund transfer in the amount of $1,650,000 from the BTA III Program Contingency and authorize A/E contract K1308 in the amount of $267,099.50 for the John Muir Elementary School Green Energy Geothermal Wells project.

    19. BTA III: Final Acceptance of Contract K5068 with MJ Takisaki, Inc. for the Laurelhurst Elementary School upgrades project (Ops, June 7, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5068 with MJ Takisaki, Inc. for the Laurelhurst Elementary School Upgrades project as final.

    20. BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Contract P5072 with Mike Werlech Construction, Inc. for the Jane Addams Middle School voluntary seismic improvements and minor alterations, Phase III project (Ops, June 7, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract P5072 with Mike Werlech Construction, Inc., for the Jane Addams Middle School Voluntary Seismic Improvements and Minor Alterations, Phase III as final.

    21. BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Contract P5089 with Western Ventures Construction, Inc., for the Jane Addams Middle School Voluntary Seismic Improvements and Minor Alterations project, Phase IV (Ops, June 7, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract P5089 with Western Ventures Construction, Inc., for the Jane Addams Middle School Voluntary Seismic Improvements and Minor Alterations project, Phase IV as complete and final.

    22. Approve Purchase of Technology to Support the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program Approval of this item would allow the purchase of new computers and carts for a not-to-exceed amount of $800,000. (Action report and attachments updated on 6/25)

    X. Executive Session: Potential Litigation - This session will begin at the conclusion of the regular Board meeting and last approximately 15 minutes. The legislative session will reconvene at the conclusion of the executive session to adjourn the meeting if there is no further business before the Board. No action will be taken as a result of the executive session. 

    XI. Adjourn - 8:45 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.