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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 $15.00, please call 206-252-0641.

    The appeal period opens Monday, June 18, and closes Monday, July 2, 2018 at 5 p.m.

    To submit appeals:

         email:          SEPAAppeals@seattleschools.org
        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 a.m. until Friday, May 4, 5 p.m.
    Public Meeting:             Monday, April 16, 2018, 6-7 p.m., 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 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:
        

        e-mail:                   SEPAComments@seattleschools.org
        Mail:                       Pegi McEvoy, 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 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 were submitted on the alternatives, mitigation measures, probably adverse impacts, and licenses or permits that may be required by February 12, 2019 at 5 p.m. 

     


    Final SEPA Checklist for Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition Project

    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, the final SEPA Checklist can be viewed here. 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: 

    • By e-mail: SEPAappeals@seattleschools.org 
    • Mail: Denise Juneau, Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools, PO Box 34165, MS 32-150, Seattle, WA 98124-1165 

      

    Draft SEPA Checklist for Whitman Middle School Athletic Field Lighting Project

    Public Comment Period:   Oct. 8–Nov. 7, 2019
    Public Comments Due:     By 5 p.m. on 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, the Draft SEPA Checklist can be viewed here. 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 $13.00 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:

    • By e-mail: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org.
    • In writing: Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer, Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-183, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

     

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

    Public Comment Period:   Oct. 8–Nov. 8, 2019
    Public Comments Due:     By 5 p.m. on 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, the Draft SEPA Checklist can be viewed here. 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 $13.00 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:

    • By e-mail: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org.
    • In writing: Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer, Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-183, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

     

    Draft SEPA Checklist for Magnolia Elementary School Addition Project

    Public Comment Period:   July 8-22, 2019
    Public Comments Due:     By 5 p.m. on July 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, the Draft SEPA Checklist can be viewed here. 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 $13.00 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:

    • By e-mail: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org.
    • In writing: Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer, Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-183, Seattle, WA 98124-1165

    Draft SEPA Checklist for Coe Elementary School Classroom Addition Project

    Public Comment Period:   June 24-July 9, 2019
    Public Comments Due:     By 5 p.m. on 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, the Draft SEPA Checklist can be viewed here. 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 $13.00 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:

    • By e-mail: SEPAcomments@seattleschools.org.
    • In writing: Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer, Seattle Public Schools, P.O. Box 34165, MS 22-183, Seattle, WA 98124-1165