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    September 4, 2019 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 08/30/2019

    Agenda FINAL Post
    Regular Legislative Session
    September 4, 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 August 21, 2019 Board Special Meeting and the August 28, 2019 Regular Board Meeting.
    2. Personnel Report
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. 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.
    6. 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. (Updated Since Introduction)
    7. 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.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1. Chris Jackins

    National Science Foundation; Loyal Heights report; Proposed SEA Contract


    2. Eliza Rankin

    School construction: modernization and addition projects
    3. Robin Landy Amadon Affordable Housing Development  
    4. Christopher Liburd Highly Capable Cohort and Minorities   

    VIII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. 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.
    2. 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. (Updated Since Introduction)
    3. 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.
    4. 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. 

    D. Introduction Items

    X. Adjourn - 8:30 p.m.

    Calendar Reminders

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