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    April 21, 2021 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 04/16/2021

    Agenda Final Post
    Regular Legislative Session

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 3:30 p.m.

    Board of Directors
    Meeting to be held remotely 
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    IMPORTANT NOTE: This meeting will be held remotely per the Governor's proclamation allowing public agencies to conduct meetings subject to the Open Public Meetings Act remotely to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

    The meeting will be live streamed on SPSTV via YouTube and broadcast 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 507 981 179#. This phone number and Conference ID will also be used by those who sign up to provide public testimony through the process described on the Agenda below.


    I. Call to Order - 3:30 p.m.

    1. General Welcome Announcement to Audience
    2. Roll Call   

    II. Superintendent Comments

    III. Student Comments 

    IV. Business Action Items

    A. Consent Agenda

      1. Minutes of the March 31, 2021 Work Session and April 7, 2021 Regular Board Meeting
      2.  Warrants Report - March

        March 2021 Warrants

        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  $ 503,755.76
           Vendor  21,938,365.95
         Capital Project Fund  Vendor  8,929,380.11
         Associated Student Body Fund  Vendor  74,074.78
         Expendable Trust Fund  Vendor  6,691.92
         Grand Total    $31,452,268.52

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

      3. Adoption of School Board Resolution No. 2020/21-24, Emergency Waiver of High School Graduation Requirements Approval of this item would adopt School Board Resolution No. 2020/21-24, Emergency Waiver of High School Graduation Requirements, as attached to the Board Action Report.
      4. Resolution No. 2020/21-26, Signatures of Authorized District Personnel for State Aid Programs (Exec, April 8, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution No. 2020/21-26, superseding Resolution No. 2018/19-18 effective May 1, 2021, in order to authorize Dr. Brent C. Jones, Interim Superintendent; JoLynn Berge, Chief Financial Officer; Fred Podesta, Chief Operations Officer, and Richard Best, Director of Capital Projects and Planning, to sign state funding assistance documents per WAC 392-344-120. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district. (Introduction & Action)

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    V. Public Testimony – 3:45 p.m.

    Members of the public who wish to address the board by teleconference may sign up to do so by e-mailing the School Board Office or calling (206) 252-0040, beginning Monday, April 19, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 507 981 179#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board's website

    Order  Name Topic 
     1  Chris Jackins  1) Consent Agenda 2) Resolution 2020/21 - 25 RIF 3) Renaming and Amending SBP 2190 4) School Board Recall 5) Personnel Changes
     2  Clifford Meyer  Agenda item C.2, the proposed renaming and amending of Board Policy 2190
     3  Megan Hazen  Regarding board policy 2190
     4  Kathleen Lendvay  Policy 2190 and Highly Capable services
     5  Brian Terry  equity in advanced learning.
     6  John Persak  policy #2190
     7  Laura Marie Rivera  Highly capable and advanced learning services
     8  Robyn Reed  Planning for full-time in person option for Fall 2021
     9  Janis White  Hybrid and remote learning and special education.
     10  Elias Kass  Full time in person school in the fall
     11  Cherise Gaffney  Planning for Fall In-Person Instruction
     12  Anne Goodchild  Fall reopening plans
     13  Aurelie Cabou  full time in person plan for fall 2021.
     14  James David Dack  SPS use of Learning Management System before, during, and after COVID.
     15  Madeline Kogut  planning for fall
     16  Rose Bellini  Fall 2021 planning
     17  Ariana Farrell  in person schooling for our elementary school kids.
     18  Lisa White  planning for fall
    19  Ryle Goodrich  Encampment at Broadview Thomson

    VI. Business Action Items (Continued) 

    C. Introduction Items

    • Resolution 2020/21-25, Authorization for a Reduction in Force (Exec, April 8, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2020/21-25 to ensure that reduction in force actions, in the event employee positions are impacted by budget shortfalls, enrollment changes, or proposed program changes, comply with the notice requirements in District collective bargaining agreements and in state law. (Item removed from agenda 4/20/21)
    1. Rename and Amend School Board Policy No. 2190, Highly Capable Services & Advanced Learning Programs (SSC&I, April 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would rename and amend School Board Policy No. 2190 as attached to the School Board Action Report.
    2. BEX IV/BTA IV: Resolution 2020/21-23: Acceptance of the Building Commissioning Report for the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Addition project (Ops, April 1, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2020/21-23, accepting the building commissioning report for the Daniel Bagley Elementary School Addition project.
    3. BEX V: Final Acceptance of Contract P5140 with FieldTurf USA for the Athletic Field Improvements at Ballard High School project (Ops, April 1, for approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract P5140 with FieldTurf USA for the Athletic Field Improvements at Ballard High School project as final.

    VII. Board Comments

     Comments will be limited to two minutes per Director

    VIII. Student Outcomes Focused Governance

    IX. Adjourn - 7:30 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

    A complete list of upcoming Board meetings and Director community meetings can be found on the School Board calendar website. If you have any questions, please contact the School Board Office at 206-252-0040.