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    BEX V Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

    The BEX V final Programmatic Environmental Impact statement (Final PEIS)  has now been published for viewing by the public. View the final PEIS by clicking here.

    If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the report for $15.00, please call 206-252-0641.

    The appeal period opens Monday, June 18, and closes Monday, July 2, 2018 at 5:00pm.

    To submit appeals:

        Mail:             Superintendent
                            Seattle Public Schools
                            PO Box 34165, MS 32-150
                            Seattle WA 98124

    BEX V Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

    View the draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.

    Comment Period:          Tuesday, April 3, 8:00am until Friday, May 4, 5:00pm
    Public Meeting:             Monday, April 16, 2018, 6:00-7:00pm, at the John   
                                          Stanford Center for Educational Excellence,
                                          2445 - 3rd Avenue South, Room 2700.

    If you would like to receive a full version with all attachments e-mailed to you, please contact If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the file for $15.00, please call 206-252-0641.

    To submit comments:

        Mail:                       Pegi McEvoy, SEPA Responsible Official
                                      Seattle Public Schools
                                      PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
                                      Seattle WA 98124

    Determination of Significance and Scoping Notice

    Seattle Public Schools is proposing a Building Excellence (BEX) V capital levy which includes construction, renovation, replacement, and modernization of school buildings throughout Seattle, as well as upgrades to and installation of lighting at athletic fields. There are four alternatives proposed for consideration. A Determination of Significance has been issued, identifying the following areas for discussion in the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will be developed:
    • Transportation
    • Land use
    • Historic and cultural preservation
    • Recreation
    • Aesthetics
    • Light and glare
    • Noise
    • Plants (including trees)
    • Habitat areas
    • Water resources
    • Construction

    See the Determination of Significance and Scoping Notice.

    Public Comment on Scoping

    Comments may be submitted on the alternatives, mitigation measures, probably adverse impacts, and licenses or permits that may be required. Comments should be sent by Monday, February 12, at 5:00 p.m. to:

    Pegi McEvoy, SEPA Responsible Official
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, Mail Stop 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124-1165

    or by e-mail to