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    March 15, 2017 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 03/15/2017

    Agenda FINAL POST
    Regular Legislative Session
    March 15, 2017, 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
    4. Recognition
      1. Mary's Place Book Collection - Kate Eads & Kristine McLane
      2. YMCA

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

    • Young Artists Academy from Orca K-8

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

    • Cleveland STEM High School

    IV. Student Comments

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

    A. Consent Agenda

    1. Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on March 1 and the Board Retreat on March 4.
    2. Warrants

      2017 Warrants​

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $    972,626.21  


      Vendor

      $24,187,492.78

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $11,416,612.55

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $     209,776.10

      Grand Total


      $36,786,507.64

      *Note – Payroll total reflects warrants issued to employees. It does not however, reflect cash

    3. Amending Policy No. 5001, Hiring of Retired School Employees - (A&F, Feb. 9, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 5001, Hiring of Retired School Employees.
    4. Highly Capable Students Program Comprehensive Plan - (C&I, Feb. 13, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve the District’s Highly Capable Students Program Comprehensive Plan as resubmitted to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for school year 2016-17 to support Highly Capable Services and the District's gifted eligibility identification process and authorize the Superintendent to apply for and accept allocation of these funds
    5. BEX IV:  Award Contract P1515 for Architectural and Engineering Services, to NAC Architecture for Wing Luke Elementary School Project - (Ops, Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute an agreement with NAC Architecture, in the amount of Three Million Sixty Thousand Seven Hundred Fifteen Dollars ($3,060,715), plus reimbursable expenses of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) for Architectural and Engineering Services for the Wing Luke Elementary School project.
    6. BTA III: Award Construction Contract K5080, Bid No. B11637 to Mike Werlech Construction Inc., for the Blaine Water Mains and Fire Sprinklers Project - (Ops, Feb. 16 for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction contract K5080, to Mike Werlech Construction Inc., for the Blaine Water Mains and Fire Sprinklers Project, in the amount of $949,822, including Alternate Bid 1, plus Washington State sales tax.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1.

    Marci Owens

    Middle College

    2.

    Naj Ali

    Rainier Beach Renovation

    3.

    Saido Nor

    Rainier Beach Renovation

    4.

    Monte Britt

    Rainier Beach Renovation

    5.

    Chris Jackins

    HCC Comprehensive Program Plan, BEX II/BEX III Budget Transfer for Energy Efficiency Projects, Identity, Race & Gender

    6.

    Brian Terry

    HCC Comprehensive Program Plan

    7.

    Dan Suiter

    BEX II/BEX III Budget Transfer for Energy Efficiency Projects

    8.

    Stan Strasner

    Ethnic Studies

    9.

    Meili Powell

    Ethnic Studies


    Kurt Spann

    Metro Track Oversite Refusing to Listen to Javelin Proposal

    10.

    Jonathan Greenberg

    Ethnic Studies

    11.

    Charlie Lentz

    Ethnic Studies

    12.

    Robin Counts

    Ethnic Studies

    13.

    Oskar Zambrano-Mendez

    Ethnic Studies

    14.

    Mardi Brekky

    Special Education

    15.

    Roberta Lindeman

    Ethnic Studies

     

    Janet Blessing

    Importance of modeling & Teaching Wireless Safety to Students

    16.

    Marty McLaren

    Ethnic Studies

    17.

    Noam Keidar

    Down Sizing Preschool Programs

    18.

    Dylan Tran

    Ethnic Studies

    19.

    Darrel Brown

    PASS


    VII. Board Comments

    • Announcement of Completed Internal Audit by Audit & Finance Chair

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Amending Board Policy No. 3422, Student Sports - Concussion and Head Injuries - (Ops., Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 3422, Student Sports - Concussion and Head Injuries.

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Elementary School Feeder Grant (Year 2) from the Satterberg Foundation - (Exec., Mar. 2, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the Elementary Feeder School grant funds from the Satterberg Foundation, in the amount of $700,000.
    2. BEX II/BEX III: Approval of Budget Transfer from the Building Excellence (BEX) II and III Program Underspend for Implementation of an Energy Efficiency Project at Six Seattle Public Schools - (Ops. Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the transfer of $1,595,632 in funding using the oldest unallocated levy funds first, from BEX II and BEX III capital program underspend, to create a project budget for the implementation of an energy efficiency project at six schools utilizing solar technology.
    3. BEX IV: Award Contract P5089, Bid No. B11632 to Western Ventures Construction, Inc., for the Jane Addams Middle School Voluntary Seismic Improvements and Minor Alterations Project, Phase IV - (Ops., Feb.16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorization for the Superintendent to enter into a construction contract for the Voluntary Seismic Improvements and Minor Alterations project at Jane Adams Middle School during the summer of 2017.
    4. BEX IV: Approval of Budget for Cedar Park Elementary School Re-Opening Project - (Ops., Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the transfer of $1,425,000 in funding from the Building Excellence IV Levy Program Contingency to create a project budget to implement minor facilities improvements and provide new furnishings, technology and curriculum for the re-opening of Cedar Park Elementary School as an Option school.
    5. BEX IV: Approval of Budget for Decatur Elementary School Re-Opening Project - (Ops., Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the transfer of $1,500,000 in funding from the Building Excellence (BEX) IV Levy Program Contingency to create a project budget to implement facilities repairs and provide new furnishings, technology and curriculum for the for the re-opening of Decatur Elementary School to serve the Highly Capable Cohort (HCC).
    6. BTA III/BTA IV: Award Contract K5076, Bid No. B11638, to Spinturf, LLC, for the Synthetic Turf Replacement at Old Van Asselt and Whitman Middle School and Field Lighting Infrastructure at Whitman Middle School Project - (Ops., Feb. 16, for consideration) Approval of this item would approve contract K5076 to Spinturf, LLC for the Synthetic Turf Replacement at Old Van Asselt and Whitman Middle School and Field Lighting Infrastructure at Whitman Middle School project.
    7. BTA IV: Approval of Modification No. 3 to Contract K1255, with S.M. Stemper Architects for the Ballard, Garfield and West Seattle High Schools Roof Replacement Project - (Ops., Feb. 16, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize a modification to the Architectural and Engineering Services contract with S.M. Stemper Architects for additional services for the Ballard, Garfield and West Seattle High Schools Roof Replacement project. 

    IX. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

    • Board Special Meeting: Operations Committee; Curriculum & Instruction Policy Committee of the Whole: Assessments, Thursday, March 16, 4:00-7:30pm, Board Conference Room/Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • District I Community Meeting (Director Pinkham), Saturday, March 18, 3:00-4:30pm, Lake City Branch Library, 12501 28th Ave NE
    • Board Special Meeting: Oversight Work Session: Enrollment/Admissions; Oversight Work Session: Enrollment Planning; Executive Session: to Evaluate the Performance of a Public Employee, Tuesday, March 21, 4:30-8:00pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Oversight Work Session: Athletics; Work Session: 2017-18 Superintendent SMART Goals, Wednesday, March 22, 4:30-6:45pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • District VII Community Meeting (Director Patu), Saturday, March 25, 10-11:30am, Raconteur, 5041 Wilson Ave. S.
    • District III Community Meeting (Director Geary), Saturday, March 25, 3:45-5:15pm, Montlake Community Center, 1618 E. Calhoun St.
    • Board Special Meeting: Oversight Work Session: Coordinated Health, Safety, and Security, Work Session: Budget, Wednesday, March 29, 4:30-7:30pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Curriculum & Instruction Committee, Monday, April 3, 4:30-6:30pm, Board Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Regular Board Meeting, Wednesday, April 5, 4:15-8:30pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center