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    May 5, 2021 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 04/30/2021

    Agenda Final Post
    Regular Legislative Session

    Wednesday, May 5, 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 498 413 119#. 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. Welcoming Interim Superintendent Dr. Brent C. Jones

    III. Superintendent Comments

    IV. Student Comments

    • Chief Sealth International High School

    V. Business Action Items

     A. Consent Agenda

      1. Minutes of the  April 20, 2021 Board Special Meeting and April 21, 2021 Regular Board Meeting
      2. Personnel Report
      3. 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. (Signature line updated since introduction)
      4. 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. 

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

    VI. 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, May 3, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 498 413 119#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board's website

    Order  Name Topic
    1  Fartun Dirif Zhaiarah Holiday  Chief Sealth International High School
    2  Madeleine Jones  topic of HCC.
    3  Clifford Meyer  proposed renaming and amending of Board Policy 2190.
    4  Chris Jackins  1) Personnel Report 2) Renaming and amending of School Board Policy 2190 3) Leschi construction project
    5  Brian Terry  equity in advanced learning
    6  Manuela Slye  policy 2190 amendment
    7  Michelle Gram  the proposed changes to policy 2190.
    8  Sebrena Burr  1. Rename & Amend School Board Policy No. 2190, Highly Capable Services & Advanced Learning Programs
    2. Welcome & gratitude to the new Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones.
    9  Gerrit Kischner  on policy #2190
    10  Jeff Clark  Policy 2190
    11  Margaret J Montsaroff  the proposed renaming and amending of Board Policy 2190.
    12  Rahel Tesfahun  What needs to take place for the board to become a paid position? And the impact it has not being paid.
    13  Rose Bellini  Fall 2021 planning
    14  Lara Pomernacki  I am an SPS parent concerned about school reopening in the fall.
    15  Robyn Reed  Planning for full-time in person option for Fall 2021
    16  Sonia Pitts  Fall reopening for SPS
    17  Sharon Brauns  In person learning, current and Fall plan
    18  Sara Glick  Recommendation for COVID-19 health advisory group
    19   Janis White  Policy 2190 and 2e students.
    20   Paula Montgomery  Policy 2190

    Wait List

    Order Name Topic
     Ronnie Davis  Negotiations with SPS for Local 117 Teamsters Warehouse Employees
     Skip Knox  Condition of Grounds at Olympic Hills Elementary

    VII. Board Committee Reports

    VIII. Business Action Items (Continued)

    C. Action Items

    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. (Updated Since Introduction)
      • Amendment 1 to the Board Action Report “Rename and Amend School Board Policy No. 2190, Highly Capable Services & Advanced Learning Programs” (Director Rankin) Approval of this item would approve Amendment 1 to the Board Action Report titled “Rename and Amend School Board Policy No. 2190, Highly Capable Services & Advanced Learning Programs” and substitute Board Policy No. 2190 as attached to the amendment. To the extent the attached substitute policy conflicts with the information presented in the underlying Board Action Report titled “Rename and Amend School Board Policy No. 2190, Highly Capable Services & Advanced Learning Programs,” the substitute policy shall control. Immediate action is in the best interest of the district.(Amendment added 5/4/21, updated 5/5/21 typo corrected)

    IX. Board Comments

     Comments will be limited to two minutes per Director

    X. 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.