March 2, 2016 Regular Board Meeting


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Agenda FINAL
Regular Legislative Session
March 2, 2016, 4:15 p.m.



I. Call to Order

4:15 p.m.

A. General Welcome Announcement to Audience

B. Roll Call

C. Pledge of Allegiance

D. Recognition - Outstanding Staff

       
II. Student Presentations


Martin Luther King, Jr Elementary School Choir (postponed)

4:30 p.m.
III. Superintendents Comments
4:45 p.m.
     
IV. Student Comments

     
V. Business Action Items
4:55 p.m.
       


1. Minutes of the work sessions/executive session on January 27 (the Superintendent has made a request to remove this item from agenda), Board meeting on February 3, and the oversight work session/ work session on February 10. 
         


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.             
 
                                                January 2016 Warrants
General Fund
*Payroll
$ 1,040,892.99

Vendor $ 24,096,474.03
Capital Project Fund
Vendor $ 10,063,730.59
Associated Student Body Vendor $      321,910.50
Expendable Trust Fund
Vendor $          2,000.00
Grand Total

$ 35,525,008.11
 
*Note - Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees' Director Deposit payroll.  
 
         
B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

       
VI. Public Testimony 5:00 p.m.
 

Please note: Starting on the April 6, 2016 Regular Board meeting, public testimony will begin at 5:30pm (not 5:00pm).

 
   
1 TBD Nova High School
1 Chris Jackins Charter Schools Resolution; Settlement Agreement with Local 609; Construction Projects; Loyal Heights
2 Vicki Pinkham Resolution 2015/16-13 - A Resolution Opposing Charter Schools and Charter School Legislation
3 Joanne Rosesayers Pinkham Resolution 2015/16-13 - A Resolution Opposing Charter Schools and Charter School Legislation
4 Elissa Jacobs Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
5 Melissa Westbrook Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
6 Colin Johnson Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
7 Jonathan Knapp Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
8 Erin Okuno Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
9 Sandra Rollins Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
10 Mary Griffin Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
11 David Posner Discipline in schools
12 Kurt Beecher Dammeier Schools as nutritional role models
13 Sascha Demerjian Need for recess policy
14 Nicole Lorelee Flateboe Lunch times in the Lunch & Wellness Policy
15 James Fackler Highly Capable and Gen Ed at Thurgood Marshall
16 Robert Stern Elementary School Math curriculum
17 Laura Gramer Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
18 Cecilia McCormick Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement
19 Michael Jancola Bex IV project underway at Loyal Heights Elementary
20  Evan McCartney Lack of racial and economic diversity in the SPS gifted program

 
VII. Board Comments

   
 
VIII. Business Action Items (Continued)

6:00 p.m.

C.
Action Items




1.
BTA III: Final Acceptance of Public Works contract K5040, Edifice Construction Co., for Phase I of the Columbia School Modernization project(Ops) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under BTA III Public Works Contracts K5040, with Edifice Construction Co., for the Columbia School Modernization project Phase I as final.
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    2. BTA III: Final Acceptance of Public Works contract K5051, Regency NW Construction, Inc., for Phase II of the Columbia School Modernization project (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under BTA III Public Works Contract K5051, with Regency NW Construction, Inc. for the Columbia School Modernization project Phase II as final.
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3. Resolution 2015/16-13 -  A Resolution Opposing Charter Schools and Charter School Legislation - (Exec) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2015/16-13, which opposes charter schools and charter school legislation.  
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       Amendment 1.  (Director Geary)  
         

D.
Introduction Items

       
    1. Settlement Agreement with Local 609 – Per the Settlement Agreement entered into between Seattle School District No. 1 and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 609, the attached Notice to Employees must be read into the record at a regularly scheduled public meeting of the School Board. (informational) 
         


2. Amending Policy No. 3246 and Repealing Policy No. 3247 – (C&I) Approval of this item would amend Policy No. 3246, Use of Reasonable Force, and repeal Policy No. 3247, Use of Isolation and Restraint of Students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans.
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    3. City of Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning/Seattle Preschool Program Service Agreement Amendment 2016-2017 - (Exec) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept Seattle Preschool Program grant funds from the City of Seattle in the amount of ______, and  to authorize the Superintendent to enter into an amendment to the Service Agreement with the City of Seattle to continue operating three Seattle Preschool Program classrooms and offer the option of adding 3-4  new classrooms in Fall 2016. 
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    4. Resolution 2015/16-12 (Parent/Teacher Waiver) - Waiver of the 180-day school year requirement (C&I) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-12, requesting a waiver from the State Board of Education of three (3) days from the 180-day school year requirement to allow District elementary schools and K-8 schools to have full-day parent/guardian/teacher conferences on the three days that school is not in session and a waiver of one (1) day from the 180-day school year requirement to allow District middle schools and high schools to have a full-day parent/guardian/teacher conference on a day when school is not in session.   (intro)
         
    5. Kids In The Middle Grant from the Nesholm Family Foundation(C&I) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the Kids In The Middle grant funds from the Nesholm Family Foundation, in the amount of $531,655.
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    6. McDonald International School 2016-17 Annual Fund for Language Immersion Instructional Assistants (IAs) (A&F) Approval of this item would approve the acceptance and use of PTA Annual Fund monies up to $502,000 to pay for Language Immersion Instructional Assistants (IAs) and Language Immersion Interns at McDonald International School for the 2016-17 school year.
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    7. John Stanford International School (JSIS) 2016-17 Annual Fund for Language Immersion Instructional Assistants (IAs) – (A&F) Approval of this item would approve the acceptance and use of PTSA annual fund monies up to $450,000, to pay for Language Immersion Instructional Assistants at John Stanford International School for the 2016-17 school year.
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    8. BTA IV: Award Architectural and Engineering Services Contract K1243, to Mahlum Architects, Inc., for the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Contract K1243, Architectural and Engineering Services with Mahlum Architects, Inc., for the Magnolia Elementary School Renovation and Addition, in the amount of $2,922,492, plus $29,225 reimbursable expenses.
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    9. BTA III: Award Construction Contract K5066, Bid No. B11535 to ______, for Athletic Field Turf Replacement at Franklin High School – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Contract K5066 with ________, for the Athletic Field Turf Replacement at Franklin High School project in the amount of $_______, plus Washington State sales tax.
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    10. BTA III: Award Public Works Contract K5067 to Hellas Construction, Inc., for Ballard High School and Roosevelt High School Athletic Facility Improvements – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Contract K5067 with Hellas Construction, Inc., for the Ballard High School and Roosevelt High School Athletic Facility Improvements project in the amount of $799,900, plus Washington State sales tax. (attachment added)
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    11. BTA IV: Award Architectural and Engineering Services Contract P1426 with DLR Group, for E.C. Hughes Elementary School Modernization – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Contract P1426, with DLR Group, in the amount of $1,557,051, plus Reimbursable Expenses not to exceed $20,000, for Architectural and Engineering Services for E.C. Hughes Elementary School.
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    12. BTA III: Award Construction Contract K5070 to CDK Construction Services, Inc., for the Eckstein Middle School Phase II Fire Sprinkler Installation project – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract K5070, with CDK Construction Services, Inc., in the amount of $552,700, including Alternates No. 1 and No. 2, plus Washington State sales tax.
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    13. BEX IV & BTA IV: Award Contract P1438 for Construction Management Services for BEX IV and BTA IV project at Lincoln High School and Wing Luke Elementary School to Heery International, Inc. – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract P1438, with Heery International, Inc., in the amount of $3,983,290, plus Washington State sales tax, for Construction Management Services for the BEX IV & BTA IV project at Lincoln High School and Wing Luke Elementary School. (action report edited)
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    14. BTA III: Award Construction Contract K5063, to Design Air, Ltd. for Green Energy Mechanical Upgrades at John Muir Elementary School – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract K5063, to Design Air, Ltd. for the Green Energy Mechanical Upgrades at John Muir Elementary School in the amount of $1,315,500, including Alternates E1 and M2, plus Washington State sales tax.
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    15. BTA III & BEX IV: Award Construction Contract K5062, to _______for McGilvra Elementary: Mechanical HVAC Upgrades – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract K5062 with _______ for the McGilvra Elementary: Mechanical HVAC Upgrades in the amount of ______, including Alternates _______ and _______, plus Washington State sales tax.
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    16. BEX IV: Program Contingency Fund transfer to the Meany Middle School Renovation Project Budget – (Ops) Approval of this item would increase the project budget for the Meany Middle School Renovation Project from $27,618,621 to $29,618,621 and approve the transfer of $2,000,000 from the BEX IV Program Contingency Account to the Meany Middle School Renovation Project budget. (intro)
         
    17. BTA III & BEX IV: Award Construction Contract P5071, to Western Ventures Construction for Meany Middle School Renovation – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract P5071, with Western Ventures Construction for the Meany Middle School Renovation in the amount of $17,672,001, including Alternates No.1, No.2A, No.4, No.5, No.7 and No.8, plus Washington State sales tax.
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IX. Adjourn
8:00 p.m.
     

Calendar Reminders

     
  • Board Special Meeting:  Executive Committee, Thursday, March 3, 2016, 8:30-10:30 am, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting: Executive Session: Evaluate the performance of a public employee, Monday, March 7, 2016, 4:30-5:00pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center 
  • Board Special Meeting:  Oversight Work Session- Internal Audit; Oversight Work Session- Technology Services; Work Session- Assessments, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 4:30-7:45 pm, Auditorium, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting:  Audit & Finance Committee, Thursday, March 10, 2016, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting:  Board Retreat, Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:00am-3:00 pm, Auditorium, John Stanford Center
  • District IV Community Meeting (Peters), Sunday, March 613, 2016, 11:00am1:00- 2:00pm, Magnolia Library, 2801 34th Ave. W. 
  • Board Special Meeting:  Curriculum & Instruction Policy Committee, Monday, March 14, 2016, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting:  Audit & Finance Committee Quarterly Meeting, Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, March 16, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting:  Operations Committee, Thursday, March 17, 2016, 4:30- 6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting: Work Session- Families & Education Levy Update; Work Session- SMART Goal #3, Special Education, Wednesday, March 23, 4:30-8:00 pm, Auditorium, John Stanford Center
  • District VII Community Meeting (Patu), Saturday, March 26, 2016, 10:00-11:30 am, Caffe Vita, 5028 Wilson Ave S
  • District III Community Meeting (Geary), Saturday, March 26, 2016, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Montlake Public Library, 2401 24th Ave E
  • District I Community Meeting (Pinkham), Saturday, March 26, 2016, 3:30 -5:00 pm, Northgate Library, 10548 5th Ave NE
  • Board Special Meeting: Work Session- Superintendent SMART Goal #5: Bell Times; Work Session- Budget, Wednesday, March 30, 4:30-7:30 pm, Auditorium, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting:  Operations Committee, Thursday, March 31, 2016, 4:30- 6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Board Special Meeting:  Curriculum & Instruction Policy Committee, Monday, April 4, 2016, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, John Stanford Center
  • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, April 6, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, John Stanford Center

Annual Approval of Schools – (C&I) 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-
Annual Approval of Schools – (C&I) 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-
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