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    September 18, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 09/14/2018

    Agenda Final Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
    NOTE: This meeting will be held on TUESDAY rather than Wednesday

    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

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

    • TOPS Middle School Orchestra

    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 September 5, 2018 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Warrants Report- August

    August 2018 Warrants​

    General Fund

    *Payroll

    $964,630.92


    Vendor

    $22,753,122.99 

    Capital Project Fund

    Vendor

    $10,076,142.12 

    Associated Student Body

    Vendor

    $70,504.09

    Expendable Trust Fund Vendor $2,853.75

    Grand Total


    $33,867,253.87                 

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Christine Shigaki

     

    Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220

    2. Jasmine Aryana

     

    Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220 Continuous SIP-Washington

    3. Gregory Miller

     

    HCC at Washington Middle School, Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220

    4. Melissa Westbrook

     

    CSIP BAR; Teacher Contract BAR

    5. Chris Jackins

     

    Annual Approval of Schools; SEA Contracts; Policy 2151, Grant for International Baccalaureate Program

    6. Hugh Kim

     

    Action item 2, removal of actual in class sessions in place of online courses

    7. Sara Emily Davis

     

    CSIPs and accountability and transparency
    8. Brian Terry
    Equitable Access to advanced learning

    Public testimony will not be taken during the usual pubic testimony time at the Board meeting for proposed Resolution No. 2018/19-4.

    As provided for under RCW 42.17A.555, the School Board will afford members of the public an opportunity at the September 18, 2018 School Board meeting to express a view opposite that embodied in the proposed Resolution No. 2018/19-4. This opportunity will be provided when the Board addresses that item on the agenda.

    A sign-up sheet for public testimony opposing Resolution No. 2018/19-4 will be available beginning at 4:15 p.m. at the September 18 School Board meeting. Note that testimony time will be limited and not all members of the public who sign up are guaranteed an opportunity to speak.
    Thank you.

    VIII. Board Comments

    • Announcement of Completed Internal Audits by Audit & Finance Chair

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Approval of the 2018-19 Superintendent Evaluation Goals and Instrument and Adoption of Board Procedure 1630BP (Exec, Aug. 27, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the 2018-19 Superintendent goals and evaluation instrument, and adopt Board Procedure No. 1630BP, Evaluation of the Superintendent, as attached to the Board action report.

    2. Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220 (C&I, Aug. 21, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve each school within the District as having a school improvement plan that is data driven, promotes a positive impact on school learning, and includes a continuous improvement process, pursuant to WAC 180-16-220.

    3. Revise Board Policy No. 2151 (Interscholastic Activities) (Ops, Aug. 22, for consideration) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 2151 (Interscholastic Activities) to confirm that Seattle Public Schools is a member of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (“WIAA”) and that its schools are members of the Metro Athletic League (“Metro League”). A second purpose for the policy update is to confirm Board approval that any new or re-opened comprehensive District high school will be a member of the Metro League. (materials updated 9/18)

    4. 2018-19 City of Seattle Contract to Expand the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the City of Seattle funds in the amount of $350,150 to expand the district's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable program at 19 high poverty elementary schools, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract. (Item is for intro & action)

    5. Motion to introduce and approve a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the 2018-2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement between Seattle Public Schools and Seattle Education Association (SEA) Certificated Non-Supervisory Employees, Paraprofessional Employees, and Seattle Association of Educational Office Employees (Exec, Sept. 13, for consideration) Approval of this item would accept the summary of new provisions for the 2018-2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement, in the form of the Memorandum of Understanding, attached to the School Board Action Report. The MOU authorizes implementation of the 2018-2019 salary increases by October 1, 2018. Immediate action is in the best interest of the District. (Item is for intro & action) (updated materials 9/17)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Amending Policy No. 5050, Staff Contracts (Exec, Sept. 13, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 5050, Staff Contracts, to change how contracts are issued by the District to certificated non-supervisory employees with continuing contract rights under state law.

    2. Adopting Resolution No. 2018/19-4 to declare support for Initiative Measure No. 1639. Initiative 1639 concerns firearms. (Exec, Sept. 13, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2018/19-4, which declares support for Initiative 1639, which would require increased background checks, training, age limitations, and waiting periods for sales or delivery of semiautomatic assault rifles; criminalize noncompliant storage upon unauthorized use; allow fees; and enact other provisions.

    3. Approval of State of Washington Grant for High Poverty High and Middle School International Baccalaureate programs (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the International Baccalaureate High Poverty Schools Grant in the amount of $300,000, for Rainier Beach High School.

    4. Alliance for Education sub-grant for the Whole Child Whole Day Initiative (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the Alliance for Education Sub-grant of $260,000 for the Whole Child Whole Day Initiative.

    5. New England Center for Children Contract (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with New England Center for Children, in the total amount of $401,031.49, for residential special education program serving a student, in the form of the draft contract dated September 1, 2018 and 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 contract.

    6. Brock’s Academy Contracts (A&F, Sept. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with Brock’s Academy totaling $556,875 for a highly specialized one-on-one tutoring special education program serving students, in the form of the draft contracts 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.

    7. Amending Policy No. 6882, Rental, Lease and Sale of Real Property, and Repealing Board Policy and Procedure H02.00 and H02.01, Closed Facilities (Ops, Aug. 22, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 6882, Rental, Lease and Sale of Real Property, as attached to this board action report, and repeal Board Policy and Procedure H02.00 and H02.01, Closed Facilities. (BAR updated 9/18)

    8. BEX IV: Resolution 2018/19-1: Acceptance of the Building Commissioning Report for the Arbor Heights Elementary School Replacement project (Ops, Sept. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would accepts the building commissioning report for the Arbor Heights Elementary School Replacement project, in accordance with WAC 392-344-165, as required to complete the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Form D-11 Application to Release Retainage.

    9. BTA & BEX Resolution No. 2018/19-3, Signatures of Authorized District Personnel for State (Ops, Sept. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2018/19-3 authorizing Denise Juneau, Superintendent; Stephen Nielsen, Deputy Superintendent; Dr. Lester Herndon, Associate Superintendent of Facilities and Operations; and Richard Best, Director of Capital Projects and Planning, to sign state funding assistance documents per WAC 392-344-120.

    X. Executive Session: Potential Litigation - This session will begin at the conclusion of the regular Board meeting and last approximately 30 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 -9:00 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.