06-13-2016 Preliminary Budget and Millage Levy Workshop

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for a Board Workshop on Monday, June 13, 2016, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, June 2, 2016. The affidavit of publication with a copy of the ad attached is filed in the Affidavit File in the Board Office.

Opening Exercises
1. Opening Exercises


Chairman Andy Ziegler convened the meeting at 9:05 a.m.

A moment of silence was held for the victims of the attack that happened in Orlando.


Roll Call
2. Roll Call

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

Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Michelle Irwin, director of Community Relations, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Order of Business
4. 2016-2017 Preliminary Budget and Millage Levy Presentation
Attachment: 06-13-2016 Budget Workshop Presentation.pdf
Attachment: - Budget Book Preliminary Budget - All Funds June 13 2016.pdf
Attachment: By Cost Center Book June 2016.pdf

Chairman Ziegler introduced Chief Financial Officer Pennie Zuercher, who facilitated the presentation.

This year we have received the lowest amount of new funding in the last four years.


5. Board Questions and Discussion


After some discussion, Mr. Ziegler said they needed to have further conversations on the usage of the federally connected dollars.

The topic of impact fees was discussed at length.

Closing Remarks
6. Closing Remarks

Minutes: At the conclusion, regarding impact fees, Dr. Blackburn clarified that he would use October as a timeline quantifier and would provide the Board with a voting opportunity during October as well.

7. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Ziegler adjourned the meeting at 11:56 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).