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    July 8, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 07/02/2020

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    Meeting to be held remotely 
    The John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence is closed to the public
    www.seattleschools.org

    IMPORTANT NOTE: This meeting will be held remotely per the Governor's proclamation prohibiting public agencies from conducting meetings subject to the Open Public Meetings Act in-person to curtail the spread of COVID-19, and consistent with School Board Resolution 2019/20-29.

    The meeting audio will be live streamed on SPSTV or can be listened to on television on Comcast 26 (standard-def) and 319 (hi-def), Wave 26 (standard-def) and 695 (hi-def), and Century Link 8008 (standard-def) and 8508 (hi-def). To listen by phone, dial 206-800-4125 and use Conference ID 972 775 359#. The meeting can also be streamed with Microsoft Teams.


    I. Call to Order - 1:00 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call

    II. Superintendent Comments

    III. Business Action Items

    A. Consent Agenda

    1. Minutes of the June 17, 2020 Work SessionsJune 24, 2020 Regular Board Meeting, and June 30, 2020 Work Session
    2. Personnel Report
    3. Warrants Report - June

    The following warrants as audited and certified by the auditing officer, as required by RCW 42.24.08, are approved for payment:

    General Fund  *Payroll      $638,325.89 
       Vendor     6,905,107.87 
    Capital Project Fund   Vendor   13,671,791.64 
    Associated Student Body Fund   Vendor        138,600.11 
    Grand Total    $21,353,825.51 

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

    1. Approval of contracts for development of the new Seattle Public Schools websites and ongoing website hosting services (A&F, June 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with the following vendors under RFP032071: Domain7 for a total amount of $467,495 for website design, content management system (CMS) configuration, content migration, and staff training; and Pantheon in the total amount of $364,082 for ongoing web hosting, development, and security services, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contracts.
    2. University of Washington Experimental Education Unit Interagency Agreement to provide Special Education services to students with Individualized Education Programs, ages 3-6 (A&F, June 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the superintendent to execute an interagency agreement with the University of Washington Haring Center in the amount of $1,513,864 for the following services: Educational services for up to 42 preschool students, including extended day services for up to 21 students, delivered by the EEU in the amount of $943,089; Educational services for up to 16 kindergarten students delivered by the EEU in the amount of $486,416; and Technical support and training to staff and services for students in identified preschool classrooms/programs within Seattle Public Schools, to be provided by the professional development unit in the amount of $84,359. In the form of the draft agreement 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.
    3. Head Start Grant – Annual Renewal (A&F, June 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Head Start for $5,239,233 for Head Start Services for the Federal fiscal year 2020-21.
    4. Renewal of Washington Schools Risk Management Pool coverage for fiscal year 2020-2021 (A&F, June 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the proposed Washington Schools Risk Management Pool coverage agreement for the 2020-2021 fiscal year and that the expenditure of $3,142,693 in premium contributions to the WSRMP loss funding pool be authorized.
    5. Approval of contracts for Private Schools Proportional Share Services (RFQ03969), the provision of equitable services to private school students eligible for special education. Providers: Hamlin Robinson, Hampton Tutors, Ryther, and Spring Academy (A&F, June 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts with Hamlin Robinson in the amount of $125,000, Hampton Tutors in the amount of $157,000, Ryther in the amount of $87,000, and Spring Academy in the amount of $630,171 to ensure the provision of equitable services to parentally-placed private school students attending approved non-profit private schools, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contracts.
    6. 2020-21 Puget Sound Joint Purchasing Cooperative Interlocal Agreement (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a one year interlocal agreement with the Puget Sound Joint Purchasing Cooperative to purchase food products and disposables through US Foods/Awarded Bids; covering the period from Aug. 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021, for a total cost of up to $4,000,000, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the agreement. Immediate action is in the best interests of the district.
    7. Approval of new Board Policy No. 3424, Opioid-Related Overdose Response, and amendment to Board Policy No. 3416, Medication at School (Ops, June 4, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve Board Policy No. 3424, Opioid-Related Overdose Response, and amend Board Policy No. 3416, Medication at School, as attached to the Board Action Report.
    8. BEX V: Resolution 2019/20-35 Oppose Landmark Nomination and Designation of Rainier Beach High School (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-35 opposing nomination and designation of Rainier Beach High School as a city landmark, as attached to the Board action report.
    9. BEX V: Approval of Budget Transfer and Construction Change Order #3 for the Van Asselt (the school was renamed Rising Star Elementary School after the contract had been executed with Wayne’s Roofing, Inc.) Elementary School at the African American Academy Roof replacement project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the transfer in the amount of $1,400,000 from the BEX V Program Contingency to the Van Asselt Elementary School at African American Academy Roof Replacement project budget and authorize the Superintendent to approve Construction Change Order #3 with Wayne’s Roofing, Inc,. in the amount of $916,969, plus Washington state sales Tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement both the fund transfer and construction change order.
    10. BEX IV and BTA IV: Approval of a transfer of $300,000 from BEX IV Program Contingency Funds to the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve a one-time fund transfer of $300,000 from the BEX IV Program Contingency Funds to the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Modernization and Addition project.
    11. BEX V: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract P1753 to Bassetti Architects for the Van Asselt School Addition project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute A/E contract P1753 with Bassetti Architects in the amount of $3,552,285 for architectural and engineering services. The contract is for the Van Asselt School Addition project, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    12. BEX IV/BTA IV: Resolution 2019/20-32: Acceptance of the Building Commissioning Report for the Lincoln High School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-32, accepting the building commissioning report for the Lincoln High School Modernization and Addition project, as attached to the Board action report.
    13. BEX V: Award Contract P5142 for General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM) to Lydig Construction, Inc. for the Northgate Elementary School Replacement project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to utilize the GC/CM alternative construction delivery method, authorize the GC/CM to immediately provide pre-construction services for an amount not to exceed $380,000, and approve Resolution 2019/20-31, certifying that the district intends to comply with RCW 39.10. This approval also authorizes the Superintendent to negotiate and execute a contract amendment, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary, for the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) as defined by RCW 39.10.370 for an amount not to exceed $60,081,5300 which includes Specified General Conditions, Negotiated Support Services Allowance, the Maximum Allowable Construction Cost (MACC) including subcontractor bonds, the MACC Contingency, and the GC/CM fee, no earlier than completion of 90% Construction Documents unless otherwise agreed to by the parties. The GMP excludes the Pre-Construction Services allowance and Washington State Sales Tax.
    14. BEX IV and BTA III: Final Acceptance of Contract P5088 with Lincoln Construction, Inc., for the McGilvra Elementary New Cafeteria Building and Seismic Upgrades in Main Building School project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract P5088 with Lincoln Construction, Inc., for the McGilvra Elementary New Cafeteria Building and Seismic Upgrades in Main Building School project as final.
    15. BEX V: Final Acceptance of Contract K5110 with Schuchart Corporation for the Cascade Parent Partnership Program Roof Replacement project (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5110 with Schuchart Corporation for the Cascade Parent Partnership Program Roof Replacement project as final.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    IV. Public Testimony – 1:30 p.m.

    Order  Speaker  Topic 
    Chris Jackins  1. Amending BP No. 1430 and Board Procedure 1430BP, 2. Resolution 2019/20-37, Fixing/adopting 2020-21 Budget, 3. Approval of new SPS websites, 4. Resolution 2019/20-35 Landmark nomination of RBHS 
    Kelly Smith  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Chris Pierson  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Kay Lalish  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Rebecca Koladycz  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Elijah Moyer  Racial Equity in the school district 
    Kristen Le  Requiring allotted time and support to teach social justice curriculums 
    Ben Wilder  Racial Equity and Community Engagement 
    Lisa Lotus  Racial Equity and Justice 
    10  Sam McKagan  Racial equity and justice and the district's sudden removal of Leschi's principal and blended Montessori program 
    11  Heather Wilde  Racial equity and justice, particularly as it concerns the replacement of Ms. Moland 
    12  Kristin Tuttle  Racial Equity and Justice 
    13  Chettie McAfee  Racial equity and SPS policies regarding that and Family Engagement. Specifically pertaining to Leschi elementary school and the recent changes and how it has affected our community. 
    14  David Posner  School Reopening in the Fall 
    15  Robyn N Thompson  Racial Equity and Justice 
    16  Gerald Donaldson  Racial Equity and Justice 
    17  Tai Velasquez  Racial Equity and Justice 
    18  Natalie Wossene  Racial Equity and Justice
     
    19  Dana Barnett  Race equity issues relating to the removal of the Principal at Leschi Elementary 
    20  James Lucid Gierman  Equity and Justice as it pertains to the removal of the principal of Leschi Elementary 

    Wait List

    Order  Speaker  Topic 
    Laura Fujii  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Agi Brown  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Carey Goldenberg  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Eirik Johnson  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Elma Horton  Equity in the School System 
    Jessica Walker Beaumont  Racial Equity and Justice 
    Nina Yu  Including ethnic studies, race, and social justice into the districts curriculum 
    Dr. Jason D Goldman  I would like to provide some perspective on events at my local school (Leschi Elementary), framed with my family’s personal experiences and how my child’s experience relates to racial equity and justice at our school and within our school system. 
    Alicia Essers  Racial Equity and Justice 
    10  Christina Larsen  I'd like to discuss how the school board proposes to manage child care for students in SPS whose parents are also SPS teachers, given the board's current plan of teachers working full time while students attend 2 days per week maximum. 

    V. Business Action Items (Continued)

    C. Action Items

    1. Directing the Superintendent to enter into negotiations for a Student and Community Workforce Agreement Approval of this item would direct the Superintendent to enter into negotiations for an SCWA with the Seattle Building & Construction Trades Council, consistent with the recommendations of the Task Force that were presented to the School Board on June 17, 2020. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district. (Introduction and Action)
    2. Amending Board Policy No. 1430, Audience Participation, and Board Procedure 1430BP, Audience Participation (Exec, June 10, for Consideration) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 1430, Audience Participation, and Board Procedure 1430BP, Audience Participation, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Updated Since Introduction)
    3. Resolution 2019/20-37, Fixing and Adopting the 2020-21 Budget (A&F, June 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-37, as attached to the board action report, to fix and adopt the 2020-2021 Budget, the four-year budget plan summary, and the four-year enrollment projections.
    4. Approval of the 2020-2021 Student Rights & Responsibilities (SR&R) (C&I, June 9, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve the 2020-2021 Student Rights & Responsibilities document, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Updated Since Introduction)
    5. Approval of new Board Policy No. 3211, Gender-Inclusive Schools: Transgender and Gender-Expansive Student Rights and Supports (C&I, June 9, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve Board Policy No. 3211, Gender-Inclusive Schools: Transgender and Gender-Expansive Student Rights and Supports, as attached to the Board Action Report.
    6. Amend Board Policy No. 3207, Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (C&I, June 9, for Consideration) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 3207, Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying, as attached to this Board Action Report. (Updated Since Introduction)
    7. Approval of contract with Northwest Education Association (NWEA) to increase Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) testing and professional development (C&I, June 9, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Northwest Education Association (NWEA) in the amount of $425,000.00 for 2020-21, in the form of the draft agreement 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.
    8. 2019-2020 City of Seattle Summer Food Service Program Project Services Agreement (Exec, June 17, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a project services agreement with the City of Seattle to receive payment of up to $587,620, to provide breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks for the City of Seattle’s Summer Food Service program, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    9. BEX V: Approval to fund a school-based Health Center at NOVA @ Horace Mann School from the BEX V Program Placement fund (Ops, June 4, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to transfer $250,000 from the BEX V Program Placement cost center to fund design services and construction for a school-based Health Center at NOVA @ Horace Mann School.

    VI. Board Comments

    Comments will be limited to two minutes per Director

    VII. Adjourn - 5:00 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

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