04-17-2018 School Board Meeting


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in regular session on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The affidavit of publication with a copy of the ad attached is filed in the Affidavit File in the Board Office.

A. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

Minutes: 

Chairman Craig called the meeting to order at: 5:33 p.m.


A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present: Misty Belford, John Craig, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Andy Ziegler

A. Moment of Silence
3. Moment of Silence

Minutes: 

There was no one for whom to hold a moment of silence.


A. Invocation
A. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Matt Reed, assistant superintendent of Government and Community Relations, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

A. Entertainment
A. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions
5. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions

Minutes: 

Misty Belford

  • She, along with other Board members, attended the Teacher Leadership Council's Teacher of the Year Summit on March 28. She thanked Commissioner Stewart for attending the event, Brevard Schools Foundation for supporting the event as well as the Teacher Leadership Council.
  • On April 11, she and Dr. Blackburn attended the last Family Resource Night for this year. She thanked everyone who was involved.
  • On April 12, she had the opportunity to attend the Titusville Rotary Teacher of the Year luncheon.  The Rotary is gracious enough to every year  host a luncheon for all of the north area teachers of the year. They even give "happy dollars" that go for student scholarships.
  • On April 13, she attended the FAMU Night Under the Stars at the Brevard Zoo.  It was a beautiful event and gave out thousands of dollars of scholarships to our students.

Tina Descovich

  • She, along with Mr. Craig and Dr. Blackburn, attended  the Level 5 Leadership recognition dinner.  She gave a shout-out to Chris Moore for putting it together. It was sponsored by Community Credit Union and held at the Crowne Plaza.

Matt Susin

  • He was happy to report that BPS has now surpassed the state of Florida in utilizing the STAR program for internships
  • He met with U Triple-A baseball and they are willing to give some free tickets for the first three girl's Olympic softball games at the end of May.
  • The Rotary that he is the Youth Services Chair for helped form a group called RILA. As part of this group, they take teens to Umatilla for a program where the students work on developing leadership skills.
  • He thanked the PTOs of Manatee, Longleaf, Suntree and Quest for meeting with him regarding the STOMP program.
  • He recognized Titusville High School assistant principal and city council member Dan Diesel and principal Todd Schuererer. 
  • An underwater drone program called Sea Perch was part of the recent Innovation Games.  Lori Hickman, from Northrop Grumman volunteers with the program and was present at the Board meeting with students who also participate in the program.  Mr. Susin recognized her for the work she does with and for our students.

Desmond Blackburn

  • He thanked the Black History Council for hosting the Martin Luther King Legacy Luncheon which is an annual recognition of the assassination of Dr. King.

John Craig

  • He recognized Mollie Vega for her contributions to Merritt Island High and wished her well on upcoming appointment as director of Leading and Learning. 

A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda
Attachment: 2018-0417 Supplemental.pdf
Minutes: 

Superintendent Blackburn read into record the items on the Supplemental Agenda which are items that had changed since the agenda was released to the public on Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

Revisions

  • A-7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • F-12. Student Expulsions
  • G-37. Purchasing Solicitations

Additions

  • F-13. Meeting Minutes
  • D-10. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act
  • H-42. Proposed Draft-School Security Memorandum of Understanding


Motions:
Adopt the April 17, 2018 School Board Meeting agenda and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion:
Second:
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn welcomed and recognized each of the recommended administrative staff members in attendance.  Each was given opportunity to provide comments and introduce family and colleagues:

  • Dan Diesel
  • Mollie Vega
  • Robert Pruett


Motions:

Approve the applicable listed administrative staff recommendations:

Accept the retirement of Daniel E. Diesel from the position of Assistant Principal at Titusville High School, effective June 30, 2018.

Accept the resignation of Richard H. Dunkel from the position of Principal at Fairglen Elementary School, effective June 30, 2018.

The reclassification/transfer of Mollie J. Vega from the position of Principal at Merritt Island High School to the position of Director of Secondary Leading and Learning, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 29 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

The reclassification/transfer of Robert E. Pruett II from the position of Principal at DeLaura Middle School to the position of Principal at Satellite High School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 29 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

The transfer of Daniel T. Scheuerer from the position of Principal at Southwest Middle School to the position of Principal at Central Middle School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 27 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.


 

 

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
B. Financial Services

8. Recognize the Office of Budgeting, Cost Accounting & FTE for recieving the Meritorious Budget Award for 2017-18

Minutes: Pennie Zuercher, Chief Financial Officer, facilitated the recognition.
B. Professional Learning & Development

9. National Model Schools of Professional Learning Communities at Work

Minutes: Chris Moore, Director of Professional Learning and Development, facilitated the presentation.

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
D. District Operations

10. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act
Attachment: An Overview of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Public Safety Act - revised.pdf
Minutes: Dr. Beth Thedy, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services and Dr. Mark Mullins, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Superintendent, provided the board and viewing audience an overview o the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.

E. Public Comment
11. Public Comment
Attachment: Public Speakers 4.17.2018.pdf
Minutes: Chairman Craig explained the public speaking process to participants as well as the decorum expected while making comments. Speakers whose topics were on either consent (F) or action (G) items made comments before any voting.  All others were heard immediately before the information portion of the agenda. Attached are the names and subjects of all speakers during the evening.

F. Consent
F. Board Office

12. Student Expulsions
Attachment: 2018-11.pdf (Confidential Item)
13. Meeting Minutes
Attachment: 2018-0327 School Board Meeting Minutes Draft.pdf
F. Financial Services

14. Special Revenue-Food Services Budget Amendment #1 for February 28, 2018
Attachment: Updated FNS Budget Amendment #1 02 28 2018.pdf
15. Financial Statements for the Period Ending February 28, 2017
Attachment: Financial Statements for February 28, 2018.pdf
16. Property Disposal
Attachment: Board Report - 04-17-2018.pdf
Attachment: Board Report Letters - 04-17-2018.pdf
17. Renewal of the District's Property Insurance Policies
Attachment: Property Boiler-Machinery and Terrorism - Expected Renewal Range and History - 3-21-2018.pdf
Attachment: Property, Boiler-Machinery, Terrorism Cost Benefit Analysis.pdf
F. Human Resources

18. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 04-17-2018.pdf
19. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 04-17-2018.pdf
F. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning

20. Field Trip - Palm Bay Magnet High School's TSA Team to 2018 National Technology Student Association Conference in Atlanta, Georgia
Attachment: Palm Bay Magnet High Technology Student Student Association Info and Itinerary - June 2018.pdf
21. Field Trip - Viera High School National Ocean Sciences Bowl Team to Boulder, Colorado
Attachment: Viera High School - 2018 NOSB Tentative Team Schedule.pdf
Attachment: Viera High School -NOSB National Ocean Science Bowl April 19-22, 2018.pdf
F. Students at Risk

23. Florida Blue Foundation Grant Program
24. Lease Agreement with Melbourne Auditorium
Attachment: Brevard County College Fair September 25 2018 (002).pdf
F. ESE Program Support

25. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Entitlement Project Roll Forward for FY 2017-18
Attachment: Roll forward part B 150 3-18.pdf
Attachment: Form 151 Part B Roll Forward 03-18.pdf
F. Facilities Services

26. Ingress Easement to Tenuto, Inc. at Croton Elementary School
Attachment: Ingress Easement.pdf
27. (Non-exclusive) License to use the "Viera" Service Mark
Attachment: Non-Exclusive License to Use Service Mark.pdf
F. Project Management

28. Sea Park Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Close-Out
Attachment: OEF 209 Signed by AE and BO 180326-Sea Park.pdf
29. Roosevelt Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Close-Out
Attachment: Roosevelt OEF Form 209.pdf
30. Jefferson Middle School - Facility Renewal - Close-Out
Attachment: OEF 209 with AE and BO Signature 180326-Jefferson.pdf
31. Hoover Middle School - Additional HVAC Renewal - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Hoover central energy plant pumps attachments.pdf
32. Oak Park Elementary School - Duct Heaters - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Oak Park duct heaters attachments.pdf
33. Educational Services Facility - Window Repair - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: ESF windows phase 2 attachments.pdf
34. Port Malabar Elementary School - HVAC Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Port Malabar HVAC buildings 1, 3, 5 attachments.pdf
35. South Lake Elementary School - Additional Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: South Lake change order 1.pdf
Attachment: South Lake photos.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

36. Approval of Consent Agenda


Motions:
Approve the April 17, 2018 Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


Items Pulled for Discussion
F. Equity, Innovation & Choice

22. Legacy Charter Academy - Proposed 90-Day Termination Of the Charter Contract
Attachment: 2018-0417 Legacy Proposed 90-Day Termination Rationale (4-9-18).pdf
Attachment: Exhibit AA1 Pre-Opening Checklist Legacy.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit AA2 Notice of Deficiency - Pre-Opening Legacy dated 07.27.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit HH1 Notice of SB Meeting and Second Review of School's Response to Notice of Deficiency Legacy dated 04.09.2018.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit AA3 Notice of Reccomendation for Immediate Termination Legacy dated 07.31.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit AA4 SBBC Deleted Agenda Item Legacy dated 08.08.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit BB1 Updated Pre-Opening Checklist Legacy dated 10.09.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit BB3 Meeting with Legacy School Board dated 10.16.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit BB2 Notice of Deficiency Legacy dated 10.13.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit CC1 Notice of Default Legacy dated 11.28.2017.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit CC2 First Review of School's Response to Notice of Deficiency Legacy dated 02.02.2018.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit DD1 ESE Audit Legacy dated 02.22.2018.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit EE1 New Site Checklist Legacy updated 03.26.2018.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit GG1 Financial Audit Legacy dated 03.12.2018.pdf
Minutes: Mr. Susin pulled this item in order for more discussion prior to voting.

Motions:
Approve the recommendation that the School Board of Brevard County provide Legacy Charter Academy's Governing Board with a notice of intent to terminate the charter contract. - PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Andrew Ziegler
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


G. Action
G. Purchasing & Warehouse

37. Purchasing Solicitations
Attachment: a - ITB 14-B-064-DR-A1 - OEM Bus Parts & Accessories Discount Catalog.pdf
Attachment: b - ITB 18-B-005-DR - Water Based Supression, System Maint.pdf
Attachment: c - ITB 16-B-074-OC - TShirts and Related Items.pdf
Attachment: d- PB 18-PB-033-NC-A1 Virco - US Communities - Award Increase Request.pdf

Motions:

Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) Amendment below:

a - ITB #14-B-064-DR-A1- OEM Bus Parts & Accessories Discount Catalog Bid - $900,000.00 - Transportation Services - Operating Other

Approve the Invitations To Bid (ITBs) below:

b - ITB #18-B-005-DR - Water Based Suppression, System Maintenance, Inspection & Testing - $545,500.00 - Facilities Services - Operating Other

c - ITB #16-B-074-OC - Screen Printed and Embroidered T-Shirts and Related Products and Services - $450,000.00 - Purchasing & Warehouse Services - Operating Other

Approve the Piggy Back (PB) below:

d - PB #18-PB-033-NC - Virco Contract - US Communities - Purchasing & Warehouse Services - $500,000.00 - Operating Other

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

38. Department/School Initiated Agreements
Attachment: a - SSA 18-619-HD - Pearson Education - Extension.pdf
Attachment: b - SSA 18-588-HD - Great Minds, LLC - Eureka Math.pdf
Attachment: c - SSA 18-634-WH - Naviance.pdf
Minutes: 

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Chairman Craig called for a recess at: 7:13 p.m.
He reconvened the meeting at 7:30 p.m.
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Another recess was called at: 8:52 p.m.
The meeting was reconvened at: 9:07 p.m.
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Motions:

Approve the Sales & Service Agreement (SSA) Extension below:

a - SSA #18-619-HD - Pearson Education - $163,491.80 - Elementary Leading & Learning - Operating Categorical

Approve the Sales & Service Agreement (SSA) below:

b - SSA #18-588-HD - Great Minds LLC, Eureka Math - $226,593.79 - Elementary Leading & Learning - Operating Categorical

c - SSA #18-634-WH - Naviance - $73,701.50 - Secondary Leading & Learning - Operating Other

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


H. Information
H. Career & Technical Education

39. 2018-2019 Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Grant Application
Attachment: 2018-2019 Perkins EAgenda Item Summary March 2018.pdf
H. Students at Risk

40. Title IX, Part A - Education of Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY)
H. Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources(FDLRS)/PreK

41. Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS/East) Project Application for 2018-19
Attachment: FDLRS 2018-19 Grant Narrative - Board Item for April 17 2018.pdf
H. District Operations

42. Proposed Draft-School Security Memorandum of Understanding
Attachment: PROPOSED DRAFT School Security MOU 2018-2019 (4-3-18).pdf
Minutes: Mr. Ziegler said that this plan needs more evaluation and separation so that SROs can be the first focus. After much discussion among members, a motion was made to separate STOMP from the rest of the MOU.

Motions:
Approve the motion to separate STOMP from all other aspects of the PROPOSED DRAFT School Security Memorandum of Understanding.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Andrew Ziegler
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
43. Pharmacy Benefits Manager

Minutes: 

Extensive dialogue took place between board members about pharmacy benefits and whether or not an RFP should be requested.  

As an aside, Ms. Belford pointed out the value of  educating employees on cost saving advantages by comparing provider costs.

Mr. Ziegler made a motion to put out an immediate RFP for a pharmacy benefits analysis and a pharmacy benefits manager.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Susin and passed three to two with Ms. Belford and Mr. Craig casting no votes. 



Motions:
Approve the motion to go out to immediate RFP for a pharmacy PBM or PBA.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Nay
John Craig- Nay
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

44. Board Member Reports

Minutes: There were no further items discussed by Board members.

L. Superintendent's Report
45. Superintendent's Report

Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn had nothing further to report.


M. Adjournment
46. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Craig adjourned the meeting at: 11:43 p.m.

For further details pertaining to this meeting, please refer to the published video on the School Board of Brevard County's website (www.brevardschools.org).








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