August 25, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
WISC Rainier Room
12241 Main Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 456-4172

Notice is hereby given that the Bellevue School District No. 405 has completed the proposed budgets for the General Fund, the Capital Projects Fund, the Debt Service Fund, the Associated Student Body Fund, and the Transportation Vehicle Fund for the fiscal year 2015-16 for said school district and placed the same on file.

Notice is further given that the Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 12241 Main Street, Bellevue, Washington, at 4:00 pm for the purpose of adopting the proposed budget for 2015-16.

Any person who will call upon the District will be furnished a copy of the budget, and anyone appearing at said meeting will be heard for or against any part of such budget.


Due to the fluidity of meeting topics, the start times listed for each item are approximate and could start and/or end before/after the start time.


4:02 APPROVAL OF AGENDA (1 minute)

4:03 CONSENT AGENDA (2 minutes)

  • Adoption of the Minutes of August 4, 2015 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors
  • Inclusion of emailed comments from the Public Comment link on the District website in the current meeting minutes
  • High School Start Time (Follow Up) Interscholastic Report
  • Gifted Programs Report

4:05 HUMAN RESOURCES – Dr. Jeffrey J. Thomas (5 minutes)

  • Recommendation of Appointment To Supervisor of Equity and Student Achievement Initiatives (Exhibit 31D)

4:10 BUDGET HEARING Melissa deVita (10 minutes)

4:20 BOARD APPROVAL OF BUDGET Melissa deVita (5 minutes)

4:25 PUBLIC COMMENT (10 minutes)
If you would like to address the Board on an issue, please limit your remarks to not more than 3 minutes, appoint a spokesperson if the concern is a group concern, and if desired, provide written documentation to the Board Secretary in order to be included as part of the official Board minutes. While the Board will listen to all public comments carefully, the Board will generally not respond to comments spontaneously or without further deliberation. The Board may direct the Superintendent to respond to the issues expressed at a later date. At Board meetings, complaints about specific personnel will not be heard in open session.

4:35 District CTE Plan Eric Ferguson (5 minutes) – View Presentation

4:40 Professional Development – Teachers Eva Collins / Sharon Kautz and Principals (30 minutes) – View Presentation

5:10 Health and Nursing Heather Edlund (45 minutes) – View Presentation

5:55 BREAK (5 minutes)

6:00 OLD BUSINESS / NEW BUSINESS (10 minutes)

6:10 BOARD BUSINESS (15 minutes)

  • Process for New Board Member Appointment

6:25 BOARD COMMENTS (10 minutes)

  • Legislative Updates
  • Policy Updates
  • Committees/Liaisons
  • Other

6:35 AGENDA PLANNING (5 minutes)
This is a standing opportunity for the Board to review/identify topics for future board meeting agendas and other special calendar items, as well as schedule special meetings/work sessions.

6:40 PLUS/DELTA (5 minutes)


The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.