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    August 28, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 08/23/2019

    Agenda Final Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    August 28, 2019, 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.

    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 July 10, 2019 Budget Public Hearing, the July 10, 2019 Regular Board Meeting, the July 15, 2019 Work Session, the August 5, 2019 Work Session, the August 7, 2019 Board Special Meeting, and the August 12, 2019 Work Session 

    2. Personnel Report
    3. Warrants Report - July

      July 2019 Warrants

      General Fund

      *Payroll

      $1,203,404.38

      Vendor

      $26,369,880.18

      Capital Project Fund

      Vendor

      $14,208,116.94

      Associated Student Body

      Vendor

      $536,621.32

      Grand Total

      $42,318,022.82

      *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. Alex Tsimmerman, Consent Agenda item #1
    2. Chris Jackins, Approval of Bread Bid; School Name Change at Van Asselt @ AAA
    3. Sebrena Burr, School Name Change - Van Asselt @ African American Academy; District 7 School Board Appointment; White Supremacy and Anti-Blackness in Seattle Public Schools
    4. Vivian Grice, School Name Change - Van Asselt @ African American Academy
    5. Jonah Randolph, School Name Change - Van Asselt @ African American Academy
    6. Brian Terry, Racial equity in advanced learning


    VIII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Approving Board Policy No. 3232 Parent/Guardian & Student Rights in Administration of Surveys, Analysis or Evaluations (C&I, June 11, for consideration) Approval of this item would amend Board Policy No. 3232 to incorporate language from a model policy from the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) and federal policy guidance in the Protection of Rights Amendment (PPRA). (Updated Since Introduction)  

    2. Approval of Extension of Contract with Durham School Services for supplemental Bus Transportation Services (Exec, August 21, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a contract amendment extending contract SS11822 through the 2019-2020 school year for School Bus Transportation Services with Durham School Services, Inc. (Introduction and Action) 

    3. Approval of Bread Bid RFT02965 (Ops, August 15, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into an agreement with Franz Family Bakeries covering the period from Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020, at a cost of up to $253,288.42 for bread products. (Introduction and Action)

    4. School Name Change: Van Asselt @ African American Academy (Ops, August 15, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the change of the name of the school Van Asselt @ African American Academy (8311 Beacon Ave. S) to Rising Star @ African American Academy. (Introduction and Action)

    D. Introduction Items

    1. Annual Approval of Schools per WAC 180-16-220 (C&I, August 20, for approval) Approval of this item would approve each school within the District as having a school improvement plan that is data driven, promotes a positive impact on school learning, and includes a continuous improvement process, pursuant to WAC 180-16-220.

    2. Approval of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding for the Seattle Intervention Tracking and Community Partner Access grant (A&F, August 19, for consideration) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept grant funds totaling $698,406, over two years, from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the development of a community partner and school intervention tracking system.

    3. Approval of Grant from Amazon Future Engineer to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education activities (A&F, August 19, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the grant from the Amazon Future Engineer in an amount not to exceed $300,000. Amazon is supporting up to 30 schools in the district to launch their Amazon Future Engineer program with FIRST Washington Robotics, establishing and running a FIRST Washington robotics club during the 2019-2020 school year.

    4. Discovery Research K-12 (DRK12) Grant from the National Science Foundation (A&F, August 19, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to accept the Discovery Research K-12 (DRK12) Grant from the National Science Foundation, which was awarded on July 1, 2019 in the amount of $500,000 per year for three (3) years, for a total of $1,500,000 for the three (3) year grant period.

    5. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST) Grant Approval (A&F, August 19, for approval) Approval of this item authorize the Superintendent to accept the 2019-20 BEST grant in the amount of $300,000 and to implement the provisions of the grant.

    6. Approval of the draft Project Agreement “Teacher Diversity Contract” between the City of Seattle, Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) and the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) to diversify the educator workforce (A&F, August 19, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the draft Teacher Diversity Contract with the Department of Education and Early Learning and accept the funds in the amount of $550,000 for the purposes of advancing diversity among the educator workforce.

    7. Amendments to Superintendent Denise Juneau’s Employment Agreement to address performance compensation amounts for 2019-20 and 2020-21 and base salary for 2019-20; to Exhibit A (Performance Evaluation Compensation Criteria) to the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement to change the bonus payment date from June 30 to September 30 and define previously undefined terms; and authorization for future salary discussions with the Superintendent (Exec, August 21, for approval) Approval of this item would increase the Superintendent’s base salary; set performance compensation amounts for the 2019-20 school year and 2020-21 contract year; approve an Amended Exhibit A to the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement; authorize the Board President and Board Vice President to have salary discussions with the Superintendent connected to her salary and bonus increases, starting with the 2020-21 school year; and authorize the Board President to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement and to execute Amended Exhibit A to the Superintendent’s Employment Agreement. 

    8. BEX IV: Resolution 2019/20-5: Acceptance of the Building Commissioning Report for the Loyal Heights Elementary School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, August 15, for consideration) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-5, accepting the building commissioning report for the Loyal Heights Elementary School project.

    9. BEX IV/BTA IV: Approval of Construction Change Order #20 for the Lincoln High School Modernization and Addition project (Ops, August 15, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute construction change order #20 for the Lincoln High School Modernization and Addition project in the amount of Seven Hundred Ninety-Eight Thousand Five Hundred Forty-Two Dollars and Twenty-Two cents $798,542.24, 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.

    10. BEX V and Distressed School Grant: Approval of four actions related to the West Woodland Modernization and Addition project (Ops, August 15, for approval) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to enter into an Architectural & Engineering (A/E) contract with the McGranahan Architects in the amount of $1,638,228, plus reimbursable expenses not to exceed $25,000; authorize the Superintendent to accept and obligate 2017 Distressed School Grant (DSG) funds in the amount $6,000,000; allow transfer of $2,500,000 from the K-3 Class Size Reduction Grant to the West Woodland Elementary School Renovation and Addition project; and allow transfer of $2,600,000 from BEX V Program Contingency to the West Woodland Elementary School Renovation and Addition project.

    11. BEX IV: Resolution 2019/20-3, Final Acceptance of Contract P5116 with Rhine Demolition LLC for the Wing Luke Elementary School Replacement Phase I project (Ops, August 15, for approval) Approval of this item would adopt Resolution 2019/20-3 as attached to the Board Action Report and accept the work performed under Contract P5116 with Rhine Demolition LLC for the Wing Luke Elementary School Replacement Phase I project as final.

    X. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

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