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    January 23, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 01/18/2019

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    January 23, 2019, 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

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

    • Pathfinder Middle School - Choir 

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

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

    • Center School

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the December 12, 2018 Work Sessions, and the January 9, 2019 Regular Board Meeting
    2. Warrants Report - December

      December 2018 Warrants​

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $1,164,552.88


      Vendor

      $19,339,213.03

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $15,723,423.04

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $373,708.58

      Grand Total


      $36,600,897.53

       

      *Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash transfer amounts in payment of employees’ Direct Deposit payroll.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Marcus Lindenburg

    Center School Student


    2. Lillian King

    Approval of Student Assignment Transition Plan 


    3. Chris Jackins

    Franklin Window and Door replacement project; 2019-20 School
    Year Calendar; Waiver from 180 day school year; Transportation
    Service Standards; Student Assignment Transition Plan


    4. Paul Tibbils-Riley

    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20

    5. Arlene Williams

    Graham Hill Elementary in the Student Assignment Transition Plan
    for 2019-20


    6. Rebecca Wynkoop

    Proposed WSS cuts & restoration


    7. Alex Tsimerman

    Basic Education; principle of money


    8. Kevin McNew

    Library Funding


    9. Jeff Treistman

    School Libraries


    10. Katy Ellingsen Library Equity
    11. Craig Seasholes Equity, library funding and propssed cuts to secondary librarian positions
    and their priority restoration

    12. Kathleen Eads Librarian Cuts
    13. Elaine Harger Proposal to cut secondary librarians to half time

    VIII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Approval of 2019-2020 School Year Calendar (Exec, Jan. 17, for approval) Approval of this item would allow the School Board to establish the dates for when the school year starts and end, which is required by state law. In addition, the development of the school year calendar is subject to bargaining with unions and certain calendar rules are outlined in the 2018-19 Seattle Education Association (SEA) Certificated Employees Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). (Introduction and action)

    2. Resolution 2018/19-15, Requesting a Waiver from the 180-Day School Year Requirement for Parent/Guardian/Teacher Conferences (Exec, Jan. 17, for approval) Approval of this item would request a waiver from the Washington State Board of Education of three 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 three days that school is not in session and a waiver of one 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. School board action in the form of a resolution is required to support district waiver requests under WAC 180-18-050. (Introduction and action)

    3. Approval of the 2019-20 Transportation Service Standards (Ops, Dec. 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would set the Transportation Service Standards for the upcoming school year, determining where and when the district provides transportation for students.

      • Amendment 1 (Director Mack) to the BAR for 2019-20 Transportation Service Standards. Approval of this item amends the Transportation Service Standards to provide equitable access to Catharine Blaine K-8, as follows: Provide transportation to students grandfathered at Catharine Blaine K-8 in the School Board Action Report “Approval of Attendance Area Boundary Changes to create an attendance area for the new Magnolia Elementary School” approved on January 9, 2019, and Provide transportation for students in the Magnolia Elementary and Lawton Elementary attendance areas who apply for and are assigned to Catharine Blaine in grades 6-8. (Materials to be added 1/23)

    4. Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 (Ops, Dec. 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would update the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20. (Updated since introduction)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Adoption of 2019 Board Goals and Objectives (Exec. Jan. 17, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Board goals and objectives for self-development in 2019, per Board Policy No. 1810, Annual Goals and Objectives.

    2. Approval of courses with new content as defined by Superintendent Procedure 2026. (C&I, Jan. 15, for approval) Approval of this item would approve the courses, including Native American language competency courses, as attached to the Board Action Report, and consider any World Language competency courses proposed after this Board Action Report to be ‘revised content’ as defined by Superintendent Procedure 2026.

    3. Approval of Post-Consumer Food Waste (Compost) collection services contract, Bid No. B09812, to be awarded to Cedar Grove Composting (Ops, Jan. 10, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Cedar Grove Composting, covering the period from March 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020 in the amount of $242,164.35, in the form of the draft Agreement dated (March 1, 2019) 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.

    4. BTA IV: Award Contract No. K5105, Bid No. B10819, to Acc-U-Set Construction Inc. for the Relocation and Setup of Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites (Ops, Jan. 10, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $319,821, including unit prices, plus Washington State Sales Tax, for the Relocation and Setup of Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites.

    5. BTA IV: Award Construction Contract K5104, Bid No. B12841, to _____ for the Franklin High School Window & Door Replacement project (Ops, Jan. 10, for consideration) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $_____ (range of $5,000,000 to $5,500,000), including base bid, plus Washington State Sales Tax, for the Franklin High School Window & Door Replacement 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.