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    November 18, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 11/13/2020

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 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 prohibiting public agencies from conducting meetings subject to the Open Public Meetings Act in-person 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 368 460 004#. 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

    • Garfield High School

    IV. Business Action Items

    A. Consent Agenda

    1. Minutes of the November 4, 2020 Regular Board Meeting
    2. Warrants Report - October
      The following warrants as audited and certified by the auditing officer, as required by RCW 42.24.08, are approved for payment:
      October 2020 Warrants
       General Fund *Payroll  $736,422.10 
         Vendor  23,811,825.90
       Capital Project Fund  Vendor  15,912,572.30
       Associated Student Body Fund  Vendor  86,487.12
       Expendable Trust Fund  Vendor  7,300.00
       Grand Total  Vendor  $40,554,607.42

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

    3. Resolution 2020/21-13, Certification of Excess Levies and Calculation of General Fund Levy Rollback for 2021 (A&F, October 12, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2020/21-13, Certifying Excess Levies and Calculation of the General Fund Levy Rollback for 2021, as attached to the Board Action Report. (Updated Since Introduction)
    4. Approval of the four (4) successor collective bargaining agreements (“CBAs”) between Seattle Public Schools (“the District”) and the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 609 (“Local 609”) for September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 (Exec, November 12, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the four (4) CBAs with Local 609 with the wage schedules and other attachments in the form of the draft Agreements for the period September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2023 as 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. Immediate action is in the best interest of the District. (Introduction & Action)
    5. Memorandum of Understanding with Principals’ Association of Seattle Schools (PASS) to amend the evaluation process for 2020-2021 (Exec, November 12, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter a memorandum of understanding with PASS to amend the evaluation process in accordance with the OSPI evaluation guidelines for 2020-2021 (bulletin no. 063-20, attached). Immediate action is in the best interest of the district. (Introduction & Action)
    6. BEX V: Resolution 2020/21- 8 New-in-Lieu Replacement Option for the Van Asselt School Addition project (Ops, October 8, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2020/21-8 as attached to the Board Action Report, certifying that a portion of the new facility identified in the project application (Form D-3) for the Van Asselt School Addition project submitted to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will be built in lieu of modernizing a portion of the existing facilities, and that that portion of the existing facility will be demolished. (Updated Since Introduction to Change Action Date

    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, November 16, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. The public testimony list will be posted Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Those who are placed on the posted public testimony list may provide their testimony by dialing 206-800-4125 and using Conference ID 368 460 004#. For information on how the public testimony list is created, please visit the Board's website.

    Order  Speaker Topic
     1

     Monet Davis Student Speaker 

     Garfield High School
     2  Lailani Norman  Native Education
     3  Chris Jackins  1) Bargaining Agreement with 609 2) Outdoor Education Task Force 3) Contracts for Lincoln 4) Environmental Appeals
     4  Dr. Carol Simmons
     Annual Approval of Schools
     5  Sarah Sense-Wilson
     Indian Education, Native Heritage Month
     6  Hunter Shurbeck
     Native Youth
     7  Kayla Harsd
     Indian Education
     8  Kay Fiddler
     Native American Heritage Month: A Living History
     9  Brooke Stromme
     Indian Education
     10  Sebrena Burr  Community Schools and Outdoor Education and Distance Learning Privacy Concerns

    VI. Board Committee Reports

    VII. Business Action Items (Continued)

    C. Action Items 

    1. Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220 (SSC&I, September 15, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve each school building within the District and that each has a school improvement plan that is data driven, promotes a positive impact on student learning, and includes a continuous improvement process, pursuant to WAC 180-16-220. (Updated since posted for the 10/7/20 meeting)
    2. Approval of the Memoranda of Understanding (“MOUs”) for a Bonus for Working On-Site During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Spring 2020 between Seattle Public Schools (“the District”) and the following labor unions: International Union of Operating Engineers Local 609 (“Local 609”), Seattle/King County Building and Construction Trades Council (“Trades”), the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters (“Carpenters”), the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 117 (“117”), and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 174 (“174”) (Exec, November 12, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the MOUs for a Bonus for Working On-Site During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Spring 2020 with Local 609, the Trades, the Carpenters, 117 and 174. Immediate action is in the best interest of the District. (Introduction & Action)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Approval of the 2020-21 District Educational Research & Program Evaluation Plan (SSC&I, October 13, for Consideration) Approval of this item would approve the 2020-21 District Educational Research & Program Evaluation Plan as attached to the Board Action Report.
    2. Seattle Public Schools (SPS) Personal Services Contracts (PSC) for Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) (SSC&I, November 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the contract with Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) for $204,000 in the 2020-21 school year, with possible extensions in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school years at the maximum cost of $250,000 for years 2 and 3, for the purpose of providing services to the district to support the development of equitable access to and participation in high school advanced coursework, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract.
    3. Annual approval of programs or schools using the alternative learning experience (ALE) model and review of Policy No. 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs (SSC&I, November 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve the Alternative Learning Experience of the Cascade Parent Partnership Program, Interagency Academy School, Nova High School, and Middle College School in the form of the plans and annual reports for each school attached to the Board Action Report, with such minor additions, deletions and modifications as the Superintendent deems necessary, and directs the Superintendent to implement such plans; and pursuant to the School Board review conducted, agree to make no changes to Policy No. 2255, Alternative Learning Experience Schools or Programs.
    4. Approve hotspots for students to support remote learning through school year 2020-21 (SSC&I, November 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to approve the purchase and service costs for internet hotspots from various vendors for the 2020-2021 school year as follows: Mobile Beacon in the amount of $273,113 and Verizon in the amount of $294,900, plus any applicable WA state sales tax.
    5. Approval of Community Schools and Outdoor Education Task Force (SSC&I, November 10, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the formation of the Community Schools and Outdoor Education Task Force.
    6. Selection of Benefits Administration and Consulting Services firm: Sprague Israel Giles, Inc. (A&F, November 9, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Sprague Israel Giles, Inc. in the amount of $650,000 in 2021, $682,500 in 2022, and $716,625 in 2023, for Benefits Administration and Consulting Services and to take any necessary actions to implement the contract. The RFP and the response from Sprague Israel Giles, Inc. are attached to the School Board Action Report.
    7. Seattle Teacher Residency Program Contract (A&F, November 9, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into a Personal Service Contract with the Alliance for Education for the 2020-2021 school year for a total not to exceed $301,639 for the purpose of implementing the Seattle Teacher Residency Program.
    8. Approval of the Washington State Auditor’s (SAO) Annual Audit Services Contract for the audit of the 2019-20 Fiscal Year (A&F, November 9, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to reimburse the Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) for its services up to the amount of $339,000 for the District’s 2019-20 fiscal year audit.
    9. Amending Board Policy No. 6010, School Funding Model (A&F, November 9, for Consideration) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 6010, School Funding Model, as attached to the Board Action Report.
    10. Approval of Management and Operations Agreement for Memorial Stadium Parking Lot (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract with Republic Parking for management and operation of the Memorial Stadium parking lot, for a projected amount of $400,000 over a five-year term, in the form of the draft agreement attached to the School Board Action Report, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications or actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
    11. BEX V, Distressed School Grant: Award Contracts K1372, P1797, P1798, and P1796 to Building Envelope Technology & Research, Inc. (BET&R) for technical consultation services during design and on-site construction observation of the building envelope (exterior cladding systems) and roofing systems for the Coe Elementary Classroom Addition, Leschi Elementary Classroom Addition, James Madison Middle School Classroom Addition and Van Asselt Classroom and Gymnasium Addition projects (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute contracts: K1372 in the amount of $25,635 for Coe Elementary School; P1797 in the amount of $167,851 for Leschi Elementary School; P1798 in the amount of $245,187 for James Madison Middle School; and P1796 in the amount of $417,803 for Van Asselt School, with BET&R, for technical consultation services during design and on-site construction observation of the building envelope and roofing systems projects with any minor additions, deletions, modifications and actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
    12. Distressed School Grant: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract P1717 to Thomas Cook Fitzgerald Architecture (TCF) for the Leschi Elementary School Four Classroom Addition project (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute A/E contract P1717 with TCF in the amount of $427,981 for the Leschi Elementary School Four Classroom Addition project, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications and actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
    13. BEX V: Resolution 2020/21-12 Racial Imbalance Analysis for Rainier Beach High School Replacement project (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2020/21-12 certifying that the proposed Rainier Beach High School Replacement project will not create or aggravate racial imbalance as defined by WAC 392-342-025.
    14. BEX V: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract P1776 to Mahlum Architects for the Lincoln High School Phase 2 project (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute A/E contract P1776 with Mahlum Architects in the amount of $2,990,805 for the Lincoln High School Phase 2 project, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications and actions deemed necessary by the Superintendent to implement the contract.
    15. BEX V: Resolution 2020/21-15: Approval of General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM) Delivery Method and Award General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM) Contract P5153 to Lydig Construction, Inc., for the Lincoln High School Phase 2 project (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to utilize the GC/CM alternative construction delivery method on the Lincoln High School Phase 2 project and award of contract P5153 to be authorized to Lydig Construction, Inc. This action authorizes the GC/CM Contractor to immediately provide pre-construction services for an amount not to exceed $243,340, plus Washington State sales tax, and approve Resolution 2020/21-15 certifying that the district intends to comply with RCW 39.10. This action also authorizes the Superintendent to negotiate and execute a contract amendment, with any minor additions, deletions, modifications and actions deemed necessary for the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) as defined by the RCW 39.10.370 for not to exceed amount of $21,200,000 which includes the pre-construction services allowance, 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 both parties. The GMP excludes Washington State sales tax.
    16. BTA IV: Final Acceptance of Contract K5102 with King County Directors’ Association (KCDA) and Musco Sports Lighting, LLC, for the Athletic Field Lighting at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School project (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5102 with King County Directors’ Association (KCDA) and Musco Sports Lighting, LLC, for the Athletic Field Lighting at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School project as final.
    17. BEX IV & BTA IV: Final Acceptance of Contract K5108 with Western Ventures Construction for the JSCEE Freezer Upgrade project (Ops, November 5, for Approval) Approval of this item would accept the work performed under Contract K5108 with Western Ventures Construction for the JSCEE Freezer Upgrade Project as final.

     VIII. Board Comments

    Comments will be limited to two minutes per Director

    IX. Adjourn - 7:30 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

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