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    December 19, 2018 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 12/14/2018

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    December 19, 2018, 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

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

    • Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary Choir

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

    IV. Board Committee Reports

    V. Student Comments

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the November 19, 2018 Work Session, the November 27, 2018 Work Session, the November 28, 2018 Work Session, the December 1, 2018 Board Retreat, and the December 5, 2018 Regular Board Meeting
    2. Warrants Report - November

    November 2018 Warrants​

     

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

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Chris Jackins

    Creative Advantage Arts Partnership; Agreement on pay day issues;
    Magnolia Elementary boundary changes; Ingraham HS budget


    2. Denise Diskin

    Overcrowding in the RESMS/LSK8 building and need for interim solutions;
    addressing agenda items IX. D. 2, 4, and 9


    3. Linda Peters

    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program


    4. Liberty Rothbaum

    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    5. Deena Russo

    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program


    6. Bethany Cooper

    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program.


    7. Amanda Ooton

    Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 as it pertains 
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program


    8. O'Hara Jimenez

    Graham Hill removing our choice program status


    9. Jennifer Haynes Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    9. Sarah Dietz Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    10. Trey Baughman Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20. In support of 
    Graham Hill Elementary being removed from the Montessori Board policy.

    11. Heather Strehlo Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains 
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    13. Mark Leonard Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20
    12. Ericka Cox Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20
    13. Joey Gray Enrollment/geography of Eaglestaff School 
    16. Caitlin Doyle Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains 
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    14. Paul Tibbils-Riley Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains 
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    15. Arlene Williams Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's One Program

    16. Jacquelynn Medina Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20, as it pertains
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    20. Kelly Walter Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 as it pertains 
    to Graham Hill's Montessori program

    17. Brian Terry Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    18. Rita Green Black Lives Matter
    19. Sebrena Burr Superintendent
    20. Rena Mateja Walker Burr Racism in Seattle Public Schools

    Wait List

    1. Beth Kelly

     

    Keeping children in the walk zone at Maple Elementary

    2. Willena Adams

     

    Black Lives Matter

    3. Emma Fedore

     

    Staff race/ equity training

    4. Aminah Adams

     

    Ethnic Studies

    5. Celia Chan

     

    Student transfer and ethnic studies

    6. Alex Zimmerman

     

    Culture

     

    VIII. Board Comments

    • Announcement of Completed Internal Audits by Audit & Finance Chair

     

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

    C. Action Items

    1. The Creative Advantage Arts Partnership Fund with the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (C&I, Dec. 11, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture for $334,000 for The Creative Advantage pathways, with any minor additions, deletions and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent and to take any necessary actions to implement the agreement. (Introduction & action)

    2. Approval of agreements providing for payments to resolve pending grievance issues regarding pay for the 261st/262nd pay day in the year. (Exec, Dec. 13, for approval) Approval of this item would approve settlement agreements between the district and International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 609; Seattle King County Building Trades Council; Automotive Machinists Local Number 289; General Teamsters Local Number 117 and General Teamsters Local Number 174. (Introduction & action)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Approval of the 2019-20 Transportation Service Standards (Ops, Dec. 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would set the Transportation Service Standards for the upcoming school year, determining where and when the district provides transportation for students.

    2. Approval of the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20 (Ops, Dec. 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would update the Student Assignment Transition Plan for 2019-20.

    3. Approval of Attendance Area Boundary Changes to create an attendance area for the new Magnolia Elementary School (Ops, Dec. 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would outline elementary school attendance area boundary changes to Lawton Elementary and Catharine Blaine K-8 to create an attendance area for Magnolia Elementary, scheduled to open in 2019-20. The new attendance area will relieve overcrowding at Catharine Blaine K-8 and Lawton Elementary. 

    4. Approval of Attendance Area Boundary Changes for Robert Eagle Staff Middle School and Jane Addams Middle School for 2019-20 (Ops, Dec. 6, for consideration) Approval of this item would outline middle school attendance area boundary changes beginning in 2019-20 due to (a) enrollment overcapacity at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School and (b) Olympic View community requests to move to the Jane Addams attendance area.

    5. BTA III: Award Architectural & Engineering Contract K1322 to S.M. Stemper Architects for the 2019 Roof Repair and Replacement projects (Ops, Dec. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would provide authorization for the Superintendent to enter into an Architectural & Engineering (A/E) contract in the amount of $660,760 for the 2019 Roof Repair and Replacement projects.

    6. BEX IV: Approval of budget transfer from BEX IV program contingency to the Ingraham High School Classroom Addition project budget and approval of construction change order #2 for the project (Ops, Dec. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would (1) approve the transfer of $1,500,000 from the BEX IV Program Contingency Account to the Ingraham High School Classroom Addition project budget; and (2) authorize the Superintendent to execute construction change order #2 as attached to the Board Action Report in an amount of $1,447,288 plus Washington State sales tax, with any minor additions, deletions, and modifications deemed necessary by the Superintendent, and to take any necessary action to implement the change order.

    7. BEX IV/BTA III: Resolution 2018/19-11: Acceptance of the Building Commissioning Report for the Meany Middle School Reconfiguration project (Ops, Dec. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2018/19-11 and accept the building commissioning report for the Meany Middle School Reconfiguration Project, in accordance with WAC 392-344-165, as required to complete the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Form D-11 Application to Release Retainage. Approval of the resolution meets identified requirements.

    8. BEX IV/BTA III: Resolution 2018/19-12: Final Acceptance of Contract P5071 with Western Ventures Construction Inc. for the Meany Middle School Reconfiguration project (Ops, Dec. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2018/19-12 and accept the work performed under Contract P5071 with Western Ventures Construction Inc. for the Meany Middle School Reconfiguration Project as final.

    9. Approval of Capacity Management Actions for the 2019-20 School Year (Ops, Dec. 6, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize allocation of up to $2,069,000 from BEX IV and BTA IV capital funds to implement annual capacity management actions in spring semester 2018-19 and summer 2019 to support projected district homeroom capacity needs for the 2019-20 school year and authorize the Superintendent to take the necessary steps to implement the actions as detailed in the attached Capacity Management recommendations.

    X. Executive Session: To Evaluate the Performance of a Public Employee; Potential Litigation; Complaint Against a Public Employee: This session will begin at the conclusion of the regular Board meeting and last approximately 45 minutes. The legislative session will reconvene at the conclusion of the executive session to adjourn the meeting if there is no further business before the Board. No action will be taken as a result of the executive session.

    XI. Adjourn - 9:15 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/cms/One.aspx?portalId=627&pageId=15493. 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.