04-21-15 Special School Board Meeting

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Florida Today newspaper on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. 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 Kneessy called the Special School Board meeting of April 21, 2015 to order at 9:00 a.m.

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present: Misty Belford, John Craig, Amy Kneessy, Karen Henderson and John Craig

A. Invocation
A. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Chairman Kneessy led the Pledge of Allegiance.

A. Entertainment
A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
4. Adoption of Agenda

Adopt the April 21, 2015 School Board meeting agenda and its revisions- PASS
Vote Results
Motion: Karen Henderson
Second: John Craig
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
7. Public Comment


Chairman Kneessy reminded the speakers that the maximum allotted time for each speaker is three minutes. Clarification of information presented and answers to questions specific to district business and educational matters will be posted on the School Board's website under the section called "4 The Record."

She asked that comments be related to public education and the business of the Brevard County School Board.  She also asked that speakers refrain from making slanderous statements or personal attacks on others.

As the April 21, 2015 Special School Board Meeting was called specifically to approve the make-up o the Superintendent's Search Ad Hoc Committee, Chairman Kneessy clarified that the Board would only be listening to speakers related to this item.

Public speakers in order of appearance were:

1.  Sam Lopez , Superintendent Search and No Representation from the Florida Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

5. Superintendent Search
Attachment: Ad Hoc Superintendent Search Committee Charter.pdf



Approve Superintendent Search Adhoc Committee Charter.- PASS
Vote Results
Motion: Karen Henderson
Second: Andrew Ziegler
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
H. Information
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
L. Superintendent's Report
M. Adjournment
6. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Kneessy adjourned the meeting at 9:05 a.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).