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    October 4, 2017 - Regular Board Meeting
    Posted on 09/29/2017

    Agenda FINAL
    Regular Legislative Session
    October 04, 2017, 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
    4. Recognition

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

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

    IV. Student Comments - West Seattle High School

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

    A. Consent Agenda   

    1. Minutes of the September 13, 2017 Work Session and the September 20, 2017 Regular Board Meeting
    2. Personnel Report

    3. Amending Board Policy No. 3432, Emergencies (Ops, Sept. 7, for consideration) – Approval of this item would make edits to Policy No. 3432, Emergencies, to comply with revisions to state law and current best practices. (attachment edited)

    4. Elevator Maintenance and Repair Contract Extension (Ops, Sept. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would extend the elevator maintenance and repair contract with ELTEC for the 2017-18 school year for the amount of $284,200.

    5. Approval of property sale of 315 square feet for the South Lander Street Grade Separation Right of Way (Ops, Sept. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would allow for the sale of 315 square feet of land to the City of Seattle for the South Lander Street Grade Separation project.

    6. BTA III & BEX IV: Final Acceptance of Public Works Contract K5059 with Western Ventures Construction, Inc., for the Seismic, Green Energy and Re-roofing Adams Elementary School Project (Ops, Sept. 7, for approval) – Approval of this item would approve the Final Acceptance of Public Works Contract K5059 with Western Ventures Construction Inc., for the Seismic, Green Energy and Re-roofing at Adams Elementary School project, for purposes of avoiding disputes concerning the timing of the filing of liens prior to the release of retainage bond.

    B. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda

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

    1.

    Tai'Jon Glover

    West Seattle High School

    2.

    Chris Jackins

    Property Sale for S. Lander Street Right-of-Way; Wing Luke Elementary Project; Levy Planning

    3.

    Valerie Cooper

    New Property Acquisition, Fort Lawton, School Capacity Planning

    4.

    Misty Jackson-Nau

    Fort Lawton EIS

    5.

    Megan Burke

    Capacity and Fort Lawton Planning

    6.

    Lisa Evans

    Fort Lawton EIS

    7.

    Natasha Boswell

    Fort Lawton

    8.

    Andrea Peterman

    Equitable Access to Advanced Learning
    9.  Brian Terry  Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    10.   Chandra Hampson Advanced Learning 
    11.   Katherine Poux Equitable Access to Advanced Learning 
    12.   Robin Schwartz Concord International Elementary School 
    13.   Hilary Jauregui Concord International Elementary School
    14.   Sara Coulter Capacity Issues QA/Magnolia 
    15.   Anne Sheeran Special Education Access Model High School Rollout
     16.  Sebrena Burr Welcoming Environments and Family Engagement (Shared Governance) 

    VII. Board Comments

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

    C. Action Items

    1. Adopting new School Board Policy No. 4218, Speakers of Diverse Languages (Exec, Sept. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would adopt a new policy to fulfill the rights of parents/guardians to access information about the education of their child in a language they can understand.

    2. Approval of a One-Year Extension to the Strategic Plan (Exec, Sept. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would extend the district’s 2013-18 strategic plan for one year through the end of the 2018-19 school year. (10/2: action report edited)

    3. Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST) Grant Approval (C&I, Sept. 12, for approval) – Approval of this item would accept a grant that would provide $275,000 for the STAR Mentor Program to continue 2nd year teacher support, fund an additional STAR Mentor, and support the implementation of the Peer Assistance and Review Project.

    4. Rainier Beach School Improvement Grant (SIG) Year 4 Funding (A&F, Sept. 11, for approval) – Approval of this item would accept the School Improvement Grant totaling $1,116,623 for the 2017-2018 school year at Rainier Beach High School. (action report edited)

    5. Resolution 2017/18-6 – Immediate Request to the City of Seattle (City) to incorporate Seattle Public Schools (SPS) uses as alternatives to be considered in the Fort Lawton Redevelopment Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) - Approval of this item would adopt a Board resolution requesting inclusion of Seattle Public Schools uses as alternatives to be considered in the City of Seattle's Fort Lawton redevelopment planning process and EIS. (10/3: this item has been added for introduction and action at this meeting)

    D. Introduction Items

    Approval of the Superintendent’s Professional Practice goal and rubric for 2017-18
    (Exec, Aug. 24, for consideration) – Approval of this item would adopt a professional practice goal for the superintendent. (10/3: this item was removed from the agenda as supporting attachments were not completed in time for introduction)

    IX. Executive Session: To Consider the Selection of a Site or the Acquisition of Real Estate by Lease or Purchase - This session will begin at the conclusion of the regular Board meeting and last approximately 20 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 - 8:30 p.m.


    Calendar Reminders

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