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    January 3, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 12/21/2017

    Agenda Final Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    January 3, 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

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

    • John Stanford International School Chorus 

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

    IV. Student Comments 

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the November 29, 2017 Work Sessions, the December 2, 2017 Retreat, the December 6, 2017 Regular Board Meeting, the December 7, 2017 Work Session, and the December 12, 2017 Work Session.
    2. Personnel Report

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Larry Pope & Amelika Daniel Paulaau-Jerome 

     

    South Lake High School

    2. Patrick D'Amelio

     

    Resolution 2017/18-19

    3. Chris Jackins

     

    Resolution 2017/18-19; Resolution 2017/18-1 Wing Luke Elementary Racial Imbalance

    4. Melissa Westbrook

     

    Green Dot Resolution and High School Boundaries

    5. James Wagar

     

    High School Boundaries

    6. David Shepard

     

    High School Boundaries

    7. Eric Blumhagen

     

    High School Growth Boundaries

    8. Brad Halverson

     

    High School Boundaries 
    9. Brian Terry
    Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    10. Denni Kibelstis
    High School Boundaries (specifically the Ballard HS Boundary) 
    11. Natalie Ward
    Ballard HS Boundaries
    12. Alicia Jancola
    High School Boundary Changes
    13. Liz Fortunato
    Draft Boundary for Ballard HS that would eliminate the North Ballard attendance area
    14. Anne Sheeran
    High School Advanced Learning, Sped, and Executive Directors of Schools
    15. Gael Cooper
    Ballard High Boundaries
    16. Rebecca Andrews
    Proposed HS Growth Boundaries for Ballard, Ingraham, and Lincoln HS.
    17. Schelleen Rathkopf
    New HS boundary affecting Ballard student assignments to Ingraham
    18. Katherine Lee
    North Seattle High School Boundaries
    19. Christine Kraynek
    Approval of the 2018-19 Growth Boundaries plan for Genesee Hill and Lafayette
    20. Jolyn Mason
    High School Boundary Changes

    Wait List

    1. Jennifer Wilcox

     

    High School Boundaries

    2. Robert Stern

     

    Asking School Board for an investigation into behavior in response to the principals and teachers at the schools.

     

     


     

     

     

     


    VII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Adopting Resolution No. 2017/18-9, opposing changes to the City of Seattle Municipal Code SMC 23.79 to allow charter schools to seek departures from building development and zoning standards - Approval of this item would communicate the School Board’s opposition to any changes to the City Land Use Code that would allow charter schools to seek departures from land use and zoning standards currently available to Seattle Public Schools.

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Amend Board Policy No. 5250 Reporting Improper Governmental Actions & Protecting Whistleblowers against Retaliation and adopt Board Procedure 5250BP, Reporting Improper Governmental Actions & Protecting Whistleblowers against Retaliation and repeal Superintendent Procedure 5250SP (A&F, Dec. 11, for approval) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 5250, (Reporting Improper Government Actions & Protecting Whistleblowers against Retaliation) adopt Board Procedure 5250BP, and repeal Superintendent Procedure 5250SP.

    2. Amend Superintendent 2017-18 SMART Goal (A&F, Dec. 11, for approval) Approval of this item would change language in SMART goal 3 from “Program Review” to “Program Summary.”

    3. Approval of agreements adding an adaptive cycling and pedestrian component to the SDOT Let’s Go Bike and Pedestrian Safety Education Program (C&I, Dec. 12, for approval) Approval of this item would expand the District’s contract from $240,189.00 to $337,074.00 with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Cascade Bike Club (CBC) to add an adaptive cycling and pedestrian component to the existing Let’s Go cycling and pedestrian safety education program.

    4. Extending the contract for Middle School and High School yearbooks with Herff Jones for an additional year (C&I, Dec. 12, for approval) Approval of this item would extend the District’s contract with its current yearbook vendor for one year in an amount not to exceed $400,000.

    5. Discussion: High School Growth Boundaries and Highly Capable Pathways (The Board action report for High School Growth boundaries will be introduced on January 17. The Board will discuss this item at this meeting and at a subsequent work session on January 10 prior to introduction.) 

    6. Approval of the 2018-19 Growth Boundaries Plan for Genesee Hill Elementary School and Lafayette Elementary School (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would outline changes in the boundaries for Genesee Hill and Lafayette beginning in the 2018-19 school year in order to address overcrowding at Genesee Hill and utilize additional space at Lafayette.

    7. Approval of the 2018-2019 Transportation Service Standards (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would determine where and when the District provides transportation for students.

    8. Approval of the Disciplinary Appeal Council Appointees (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would appoint volunteers to serve on a disciplinary appeal council that will hear student discipline appeals from initial hearing officer decisions. 

    9. Acceptance of Gift of Playground Improvements at John Hay Elementary (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would give approval to The John Hay Partners Board in partnership with the John Hay Elementary Foundation to initiate a Self Help playground project at John Hay Elementary that may exceed $250,000. 

    10. Adopting Resolution No. 2017/18-12 to approve the purchase of 18 Acre Parcel located at 13001 MLK Jr. Way S. (Ops, Oct. 5, for approval) Approval of this item would allow the pursuit of purchase of real property in the amount of $4,000,000, to provide a new location to house school bus parking, facilities equipment and fleet parking as well as a possible future location for a new district warehouse.

    11. BEX IV & BTA IV: Lincoln High School Modernization Project: Constructability Report and Implementation Plan (Ops, Dec.7, for approval) Approval of this item is required by the Washington Administrative Code (WAC 392-343-080, as part of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) D-Form approval process to receive state funding assistance for the Lincoln High School Modernization Project.

    12. BEX IV & BTA IV Lincoln High School: Approval of Guaranteed Maximum Price to General Contractor/ Construction Manager Contract P5084 to Lydig Construction, Inc. (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the final negotiated Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) as defined by the RCW 39.10.370 for Lincoln High School Modernization project contract P5084 in an amount not to exceed $63,116,691, excluding WA State sales tax.

    13. BEX IV and BTA IV: for Lincoln High School Resolution 2017/18-7: 5-Year Use /30- Year Building Life (Ops, Dec. 7, for approval) Approval of this item would certify the 5-year use as an instructional building and 30-year building life of Lincoln High School. This is required by the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 392-347-015 and 392-347-030 as part of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) D-form approval process to receive state funding assistance for the project. 

    14. BEX IV: Resolution 2017/18-1 Racial Imbalance Analysis for Wing Luke Elementary School Replacement Project (Ops, Dec. 7, for approval) Approval of this item would certify under WAC 392-342-025 that the Wing Luke Elementary Replacement Project will not create or aggravate racial imbalance. 

    15. BTA III & BTA IV: Award Contract K1303 for Purchase and Installation of Portable Classroom Modules (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contract for the Purchase and Installation of Portable Classroom Modules to support the district’s 2018-2019 Annual Short term Capacity Management Action Plan and provide portable classrooms to identified schools to meet the projected district homeroom and program capacity needs for the 2018-19 school year. 

    16. BTA III & BTA IV: Award Contract K1304 to Relocate and Setup Portable Classrooms at Multiple School Sites project (Ops, Dec. 7, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contract to Relocate and Setup Portable Classrooms at Multiple Sites to support the district’s 2018-2019 Annual Short Term Capacity Management Action Plan. 

    17. BTA IV: Approval of the Site Specific Educational Specifications for the Ingraham High School Classroom Addition project (Ops, Dec. 7, for approval) Approval of this item would provide the design teams with information about the program space required to support the education program of Ingraham High School.

    IX. 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/district/school_board/public_testimony/board_calendar. 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.