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    Agenda FINAL
    Regular Legislative Session
    October 21, 2015, 4:15pm




        I. Call to Order

    4:15pm

    A. General Welcome Announcement to Audience

    B. Roll Call

    C. Pledge of Allegiance

    D. Recognition- Susie Fitzhugh District Photographs

           
    II. Student Presentations

    4:30pm
    III. Superintendents Comments

    “Can Assessment Actually Improve Schools?” – presentation by Rick Stiggins

    4:45pm
    IV. Student Comments


    V. Business Action Items

    4:55pm

    A. Consent Agenda


    1. Minutes of the work session/executive session on September 30, and the Board meeting on October 7.

             


    2. Warrants




    The Warrant Register represents all payments disbursed by district warrant for a specific monthly accounting period.  RCW 28A.330.090 requires the School Board approve the Warrant register for audit purposes.


         



                                                     September 2015 Warrants
    General Fund
    *Payroll
    $829,660.43

    Vendor $21,454,630.03
    Capital Project Fund
    Vendor $21,876,767.17
    Associated Student Body Vendor $205,885.45
    Expendable Trust Fund
    Vendor $11,000.00
    Grand Total

    $44,377,943.08

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


    3.
    BEX IV and BTA III: Meany Middle School Renovation Project: Constructability Review Report – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Constructability Review Report, dated August 7, 2015 by Roen Associates, as complete for the Meany Middle School Renovation Project.




    4. BEX IV and BTA III: Certifying Resolution 2015/16-1 , Meany Middle School Renovation Project: 5-year use / 30-year Building Life – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-1, Meany Middle School Renovation Project: 5-year Use/30-year Building Life, as attached to the Board Action Report.






        5. BEX IV and BTA III: Certifying Resolution 2015/16-4 Meany Middle School Renovation Project: Intent to Construct – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-4, which certifies the intent of Seattle Public Schools to construct the Meany Middle School Renovation Project, as attached to the Board Action Report.
     
             

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda


    VI. Public Testimony 5:00pm

    1 Aldebaran Hernandez,  Lisseth Salas, Jennifer  Torres  Chief Sealth:  Spanish Immersion Program
    2 Chris Jackins Student Assignment Plan; Loyal Heights Elementary School Value Engineering Report; Growth Boundaries Plan Update; Restructure of Partnership with Alliance for Education
    3 Heidi Bennett McCleary Resolution; Operations Levy; BTA IV Levy
    4 Andrea Baumgarten Update on 2013-2020 Growth Boundaries Plan
    5 Jeremy Whiting Update on 2013-2020 Growth Boundaries Plan
    6 Greg Wong Operations and BTA IV Levies
    7 Jane Broom Alliance for Education
    8 Kevin Hilman Update on 2013-2020 Growth Boundaries Plan
    9 Cindy Jatul 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    10 Taeya Lauer 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    11 Savannah Stannard Update on 2013-2020 Growth Boundaries Plan
    12 Jennifer Ogle BTA IV Levy and Authorizing Resolution
    13 Catherine Darley 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    14 Richelle Dickerson 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    15 Mary McHale 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    16 Jim Wurzer Loyal Heights Elementary School Project
    17 Robin Timmermans-Graham 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    18 Carol Ann Landis 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    19 Jennifer Sylvester 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    20 Sara Adelman Loyal Heights Value Engineering Report
    21 Marvin Wetzel Loyal Heights Value Engineering Report; Growth Boundary changes
    22 Paul Defonzo 2016/17 Transportation Standards and Bell Times Revision
    23 Leslie Harris Communications Protocol, Closing of Middle College HS at Highpoint
    24 Holly Briscoe Teacher "Reshuffling" 
    25 Chandra Hampson Recent staffing cuts



    Wait  List   
    1 Robin Schwartz Restructuring affects at Concord International 
    2 Mardi Brekke Thornton Creek Elementary Special Ed Staffing Ratios
    3 Suzanna Mak Lowell Elementary School
    4 Carlina Brown African American Scholars Initiative
    5 Sebrena Burr African-American Male Scholars Initiative 
    6 Anthony Shoecraft Seattle Public Schools African-American Scholars Initiative
    7 Laura Gramer Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program; Mega Schools
    8 Kevin Baker Education of African American Male Students
    9 David Posner Discipline and Wellness
    10 Mary Beth Dols Loyal Heights Remodel
    11 Representative Gerry Pollet Legislative Agenda; Staffing
    12 Christina Manderino Lafayette Late Start Time
    13 Rebecca Brito Neighbor-To-Neighbor Initiative


                           

    VII. Board Comments


    VIII. Business Action Items (Continued)

    6:00pm

    C.
    Action Items 


        1. 
    Authorization to Draft Superintendent’s Annual Evaluation and Commence Salary and Contract Extension Discussion – (Exec) Approval of this item would authorize Board President Carr and Director Peters write, sign, and deliver a 2015 annual Superintendent evaluation, engage in salary negotiation and contract discussions with Superintendent Nyland, and to make a recommendation to the full Board on the topic of a salary increase and a contract extension.
    (intro/ action)
             
        2. 2015-16 State Legislative Agenda – (Exec) Approval of this item would approve the School Board adopt the 2015-16 legislative agenda as attached to the Board action report. (The Superintendent has requested to delay action on this item to the November 4th Board meeting). (action)
             


    3. Approval of Resolution 2015/16-8, Supporting the Supreme Court’s Orders in McCleary v. State of Washington – (Exec) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-8 in support of the Supreme Court’s orders in McCleary v. State of Washington. (action)

        4. Approval of the Student Assignment Plan – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Student Assignment Plan. (action)
             


    5. Approval of King County and Seattle Public Schools agreement for purchase of ORCA Business Passport Products (Metro Transportation) – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to executive a contract with King County for $2,978,256.68, accepting the proposed 2015-2016 school year fee structure.
    (action)


     


    D.
    Introduction Items


        1. Approval of Transportation Service Standards and Revised Bell Times for School Year 2016-2017– (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Transportation Service Standards for school year 2016-17. (Presentation)            (intro)
             


    2.
    Approval of Resolution 2015/16-6, OSPI Emergency Response Grant – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-6, accepting the 2014 Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Emergency Response Grant as complete.
    (intro)







    3. Restructuring of the Partnership with the Alliance for Education(Exec) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to restructure how the District partners with the Alliance for Education and to end all or part of the District’s relationship with the Alliance, depending upon District needs and/or the District’s ability to handle, assume, or outsource the work being done by the Alliance. (intro)







    4. Approval of Resolution 2015/16-7, Certification of the Operations Levy collection amount for 2016 – (A&F) Approval of this item would approve Resolution 2015/16-7, Certification of Operations Levy, certifying the amount to be collected from property taxes for the Operations Levy.
    (intro)







    5. Operations Levy and Authorizing Resolution 2015/16-9 – (A&F/Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Operations levy and adopt Resolution 2015/16-9, which places a three-year levy totaling $758,300,000 on the February 9, 2016 ballot. (Board Action Report updated).            (intro)







    6.
    BEX IV:  Award Contract No. RFP09506, to [Vendor] for purchase of Classroom Technology for Learning – (Ops)  Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Purchase Order No. xxxx, with Dell re-sellers in the amount of $_____ and Purchase Order No. B09510 with Apple in the amount of $____ for a total amount Not-to-Exceed $____.      (intro)







    7.
    BEX IV: Award Contract No. RFP09506, to Thornburg Computer Services, LLC for Computer Installation and Support services(Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute Contract No. RFP09506, with Thornburg Computer Services, LLC in the amount of $300,000.            (intro)
             
        8. Update on 2013-2020 Growth Boundaries Plan – (Ops) Approval of this item would approve the change to the Growth Boundaries Plan for Student Assignment. (intro)
             
        9. Property Exchange Agreement with City of Seattle for the Disposition of District-Owned Property Located at South Shore Elementary in Exchange for City-Owned Property Located at Garfield Playfield – (A&F) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute a Property Exchange Agreement with the City of Seattle to exchange district-owned real property at South Shore Elementary for real property located adjacent to Garfield High School.
    (intro)
             
        10. BTA IV Levy and Authorizing Resolution 2015/16-10 – (A&F/Ops) Approval of this item would approve the Buildings, Technology, Academics/Athletics (BTA) IV levy and adopt Resolution 2015/16-10,  which places a six-year capital levy totaling $475,300,000 on the February 9, 2016 ballot. (intro)
             
        11.
    BEX IV: Loyal Heights Elementary School Project: Value Engineering Report – (Ops) Approval of this item would accept the Value Engineering Report and the Architect’s Response and Recommendation Matrix for the Loyal Heights Elementary School project. (intro)
             


    12.
    BEX IV: Procurement  of Portables and Capital Improvements made by Tenant while at E. C. Hughes Elementary  – (Ops) Approval of this item would authorize the Superintendent to execute the purchase from Westside School in the amount of $525,000 of four existing portables and leaseholder improvements to the site and facility at E. C. Hughes Elementary School.
    (intro)

             
    IX. Executive Session: Evaluate the performance of a public employee This closed session will begin at the conclusion of the regular Board meeting and last approximately thirty 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.  
         
    X. Adjourn

    8:30pm

    Calendar Reminders


    • Board Special Meeting: Executive Committee, Thursday, October 22, 5:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • District III Community Meeting (Martin-Morris), Saturday, October 24, 11 am-1 pm, Montlake Library, 2401 24th Ave E
    • District IV Community Meeting (Peters), Saturday, October 24, 11am- 1pm, Queen Anne Library, 400 W Garfield
    • Board Special Meeting:  Work Session-Budget, Wednesday, October 28, 4:30-6:00pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:Work Session- Superintendent Annual Evaluation and Executive Session- Evaluate the Performance of a Public Employee, Monday, November 2, 4:30-8:30pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, November 4, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Executive Committee, Thursday, November 5, 4:30-6:00 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:Work Session- District Scorecard/Operations Data Dashboard, Friday, November 6, 4:30-6:00pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Curriculum & Instruction Policy Committee, Monday, November 9, 4:30-6:00 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Audit & Finance Committee, Thursday, November 12, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting:  BEX Oversight Committee, Friday, November 13, 8:30-10:30 am, Room 2750, 2nd Floor, John Stanford Center
    • District II Community Meeting (Carr), Saturday, November 14, 8:30-10:00am, The Hearthstone at Green Lake - 6720 East Green Lake Way N.
    • Regular School Board Meeting, Wednesday, November 18, 4:15-8 pm, Auditorium, Stanford Center
    • Board Special Meeting: Operations Committee, Thursday, November 19, 4:30-6:30 pm, Board Office Conference Room, Stanford Center
    • District V Community Meeting (Blanford), Saturday, November 21, 10-11:30 am, Douglas Truth Branch Library, 2300 Yesler Way
    • District VII Community Meeting (Patu), Saturday, November 21, 10-11:30 am, Caffe Vita, 5028 Wilson Ave S