06-16-2015 Special School Board Meeting (Superintendent Search)


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Tuesday, June 16, 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 4, 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 9:02 a.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: Chairman Kneessy led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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


Motions:
Adopt the June 16, 2015 Special School Board (Superintendent Search) meeting  agenda and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
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
5. Public Comment

Minutes: There were no public speakers.

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

6. Deliberations Final Candidates for Superintendent Search

Minutes: 

Board members discussed the three final candidates and their strengths. Gary Ray from Ray and Associates provided and explained the matrix and also the process of extending an offer. 

Mr. Craig thanked the Ad Hoc Committee.

There was some discussion about the terms of the contract that would be offered.



Motions:

Approve Dr. Desmond Blackburn as the selected candidate to offer the position of Brevard Public Schools Superintendent.

Authorize the School Board Attorney to begin negotions for a contract with the selected superintendent candidate.

Authorize the School Board Attorney to place the negotiated contract on the June 23, 2015 Special Meeting agenda as a consent item without information.

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: John Craig
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Nay
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
7. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Kneessy adjourned the meeting at 10:00 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).








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