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    State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Analysis for District Projects

    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, please call 206-252-0641.

    The appeal period for BEX V Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement was June 18-July 2, 2018.

    To submit appeals:

    Email: SEPAAppeals@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Denise Juneau, Superintendent
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 32-150
    Seattle WA 98124

    BEX V Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement: View the draft BEX V Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.

    Comment Period was April 3-May 4, 2018.

    Public Meeting: Monday, April 16, 2018, 6-7 p.m., at the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence, 2445 3rd Ave. S, Room 2700.

    If you would like to receive a full version with all attachments emailed to you, please contact SEPAComments@seattleschools.org. If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the file for $15, please call 206-252-0641.

    To submit comments:

    Email: SEPAComments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    SEPA Responsible Official
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124

    Determination of Significance and Scoping Notice BEX V

    Seattle Public Schools is proposing a Building Excellence (BEX) V capital levy that 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 were submitted on the alternatives, mitigation measures, probably adverse impacts, and licenses or permits that may be required by Feb. 12, 2019, at 5 p.m.


    Draft SEPA Checklist for the Viewlands Elementary School Project

    Public Comment Period: July 27-Aug. 26, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft SEPA checklist in compliance with State Environmental Policy Act regulations for the Viewlands Elementary School project. This document provides site-specific environmental review of this capital project. The district seeks written comments on the draft SEPA checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning July 27, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for Viewlands Elementary. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0702 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. Aug. 26, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for the Kimball Elementary New Replacement Project

    Public Comment Period: July 13-Aug. 12, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft SEPA checklist in compliance with State Environmental Policy Act regulations for the Kimball Elementary New Replacement Project. This document provides site-specific environmental review of this capital project. The district seeks written comments on the draft SEPA checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning July 13, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for Kimball Elementary. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. Aug. 12, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for the West Seattle Elementary School Addition Project

    Public Comment Period: June 26-July 27, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the West Seattle Elementary School Addition Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of this capital project. The district seeks written comments on the draft SEPA checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning June 26, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for West Seattle Elementary School. A hard copy of the document is available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. July 27, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for the Northgate Elementary School Replacement Project

    Public Comment Period was June 11-July 16, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Northgate Elementary School Replacement Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The district seeks written comments on the draft SEPA checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning June 11, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for Northgate. A hard copy of the document is available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0151 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. July 16, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for the West Seattle High School Athletic Field Improvement Project

    Public Comment Period was June 11-July 13, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the West Seattle High School Athletic Field Improvement project. This document provides a site-specific environment.

    Where to get information: Beginning June 11, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for West Seattle High School. A hard copy of the document is available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-475-1662 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. July 13, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for the Madison Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project

    Public Comment Period was May 11-June 10, 2020. Extension: June 8–July 8, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Madison Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The district seeks written comments on the draft SEPA checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning May 11, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for Madison. A hard copy of the document is available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0877 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. July 8, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for Jane Addams Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project

    Public Comment Period was April 27-May 27, 2020. Extension: June 8–July 8, 2020.

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a draft checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Jane Addams Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The district seeks written comments on the draft SEPA checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning April 27, 2020, view the draft SEPA checklist for Jane Addams. A hard copy of the document is available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0877 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments by 5 p.m. July 8, 2020:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Final SEPA Checklist for Whitman Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project

    Public Comment Period was Jan. 23-Feb. 7, 2020

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared the final Environmental Checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Whitman Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The SEPA official has reviewed the checklist and determined that the project does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is therefore not required under RCW 43.21C. 

    Where to get information: Beginning Jan. 23, 2020, view the final SEPA checklist for Whitman Middle School. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy, which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0877 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Appeal Process: The determination may be appealed by filing a written notice of appeal setting force the reasons for the appeal and received no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 7, 2020, via:

    To submit appeals:

    EmailSEPAAppeals@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Denise Juneau, Superintendent
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 32-150
    Seattle WA 98124


    Final SEPA Checklist for West Woodland Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project

    Public Comment Period was Dec. 4-19, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared the final Environmental Checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the West Woodland Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The SEPA official has reviewed the checklist and determined that the project does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is therefore not required. 

    Where to get information: Beginning Dec. 4, 2019, view the final SEPA checklist for West Woodland. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy, which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Appeal Process: The determination may be appealed by filing a written notice of appeal setting force the reasons for the appeal and received no later than 5 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2019, via:

    To submit appeals:

    EmailSEPAAppeals@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Denise Juneau, Superintendent
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 32-150
    Seattle WA 98124


    Final SEPA Checklist for Magnolia Elementary School Addition Project

    Public Comment Period was Nov. 7-22, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared the final Environmental Checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Magnolia Elementary School Addition Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The SEPA official has reviewed the checklist and determined that the project does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is therefore not required. 

    Where to get information: Beginning Nov. 7, 2019, view the final SEPA checklist for Magnolia. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy, which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Appeal Process: The determination may be appealed by filing a written notice of appeal setting force the reasons for the appeal and received no later than 5 p.m. on Nov. 22, 2019, via:

    To submit appeals:

    Email: SEPAAppeals@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Denise Juneau, Superintendent
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 32-150
    Seattle WA 98124


    Final SEPA Checklist for Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition Project

    Public Comment Period was Oct. 9-23, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared the final Environmental Checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The SEPA official has reviewed the checklist and determined that the project does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is therefore not required.

    Where to get information: Beginning Oct. 9, 2019, view the final SEPA checklist for Coe. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy, which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Appeal Process: The determination may be appealed by filing a written notice of appeal setting force the reasons for the appeal and received no later than 5 p.m. on Oct. 23, 2019, via: 

    To submit appeals:

    Email: SEPAAppeals@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Denise Juneau, Superintendent
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 32-150
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for Whitman Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project

    Public Comment Period was Oct. 8-Nov. 7, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a Draft SEPA Checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Whitman Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The District seeks written comments on the Draft SEPA Checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning Oct. 8, 2019, view the draft SEPA Checklist for Whitman. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy, which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for West Woodland Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project

    Public Comment Period was Oct. 8-Nov. 8, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a Draft SEPA Checklist in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the West Woodland Elementary School Renovation and Addition Project. This document provides a site-specific environmental review of the project. The District seeks written comments on the Draft SEPA Checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning Oct. 8, 2019, view the draft SEPA Checklist for West Woodland. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy, which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for Magnolia Elementary School Addition Project

    Public Comment Period was July 8-22, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a Draft SEPA Checklist in compliance with State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Magnolia Elementary School Addition project. This document provides site-specific environmental review of the project. The District seeks written comments on the Draft SEPA Checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning July 8, 2019, view the Draft SEPA Checklist for Magnolia. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    To submit comments:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124


    Draft SEPA Checklist for Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition Project

    Public Comment Period was June 24-July 9, 2019

    Seattle Public Schools has prepared a Draft SEPA Checklist in compliance with State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations for the Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition project. This document provides site-specific environmental review of the project. The District seeks written comments on the Draft SEPA Checklist.

    Where to get information: Beginning June 21, 2019, view the Draft SEPA Checklist for Coe. Appendices and figures are available by request. You can request an electronic copy which contains appendices and figures by contacting us at the email below. A hard copy of the document is also available for $13 by contacting Seattle Public Schools by phone at 206-252-0635 or by written request sent to Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-332, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Where to submit comments:

    To submit comments:

    Email: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org.
    Mail:
    Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer
    Seattle Public Schools
    PO Box 34165, MS 22-183
    Seattle WA 98124