06-15-2015 Special School Board Meeting - Public Interviews Superintendent Finalists


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Monday, June 15, 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 Thursday, June 6, 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 Amy Kneessy called the meeting to order at 1:01 p.m.

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

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

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

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

A. Entertainment
A. Adoption of Agenda
4. Adoption of Agenda


Motions:
Adopt the June 15, 2015 Special School Board Meeting agenda and its revisions and move the public comments ahead of the public interviews.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Amy Kneessy
Second: Karen Henderson
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
B. Public Interviews
B. Board Office/Superintendent

5. Public Interview - Dr. David Christiansen

Minutes: 

Mrs. Kneessy welcomed Dr. Christiansen back to Brevard County.  She told him that they had fifteen questions and reminded him about time. The Board asked questions in a round- robin style. 

Mrs. Kneessy thanked the Ad Hoc Committee for once again being part of the process and reminded them to sign each comment card.

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Chairman Kneessy recessed the meeting at 2:15 p.m.

She reconvened the meeting at 2:26 p.m.
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6. Public Interview - Dr. Desmond Blackburn

Minutes: 

Mrs. Kneessy welcomed Dr. Blackburn back to Brevard County.  She told him that they had fifteen questions and reminded him about time. The Board asked questions in a round- robin style. 

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Chairman Kneessy recessed the meeting at 3:26 p.m.

She reconvened the meeting at 3:36 p.m.
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7. Public Interviews - Dr. Anthony Jackson

Minutes: 

Mrs. Kneessy welcomed Dr. Jackson  back to Brevard County.  She told him that they had fifteen questions and reminded him about time. The Board asked questions in a round- robin style. 

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Chairman Kneessy recessed the meeting at 4:25p.m.

She reconvened the meeting at 4:36 p.m.
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After the meeting was reconvened, Mrs. Kneessy asked if the Board would consider taking a break to look over the comment cards from the Ad Hoc Committee and come back together to make a decision this evening.  The majority of the Board's preference was to have the evening to review everything and come back on June 16, 2015 as originally planned.


C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
8. Public Comment

Minutes: 

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."

Speaker in order of appearance:

  • Peter Fusscas - Comments to the Board
  • Linda Dellenberger - Question for Candidates
  • Richard Charbonneau -Comment on Process

F. Consent
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
9. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Kneessy adjourned the meeting at 4:41 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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