06-28-2012 Strategic Plan and Preliminary Budget Workshop


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Thursday, June 28, 2012, 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 21, 2012. 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

Minutes: Chairman Dr. Barbara Murray called the Strategic Plan Workshop to order at 11:05 a.m.

Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present: Dr. Michael Krupp, Dr. Barbara Murray, Amy Kneessy, Karen Henderson, Andy Ziegler

Pledge of Allegiance
Order of Business
3. Strategic Plan WorkShop
Attachment: June 28, 2012 Board Workshop USE1.pdf
Attachment: Vision Statement.pdf
Attachment: Operational Expectations.pdf
Attachment: 1.2.3 Example.pdf

Dr. Binggeli gave a presentation to the School Board and the viewing audience on the 2012-2013 Strategic Plan.  He discussed the two year strategic objectives and the four focus areas:

  1. Performance Appraisal System
  2. Common Core Standards
  3. Resource Management
  4. High Performance Culture

Dr. Binggeli concluded the presentation by presenting the Outcome Indicator Report.  He turned the meeting over to Vicki Mace, Director of School Choice, who explained that the Strategic Plan will be available on the district's Sharepoint Site and what information that will be available on the site.

Ms. Henderson commented that she was pleased to see the Strategic Continuous Improvement which is a process improvement throughout the whole organization.  She noted that it will help this entire organization do better business in a more effective way.

The Strategic Plan workshop concluded at 11:37 a.m.

Chairman Dr. Barbara Murray called for a 30 minute recess prior to the start of the budget workshop.

4. 2012-2013 Preliminary Budget and Millage Levy Workshop
Attachment: 2012-13 Preliminary Budget - All Funds, June 28, 2012.pdf
Attachment: 2012-13 Preliminary Budget - Cost Center, June 28, 2012.pdf
Attachment: Budget Workshop PP 28June12.pdf

The workshop reconvened at 12: 05 p.m. which began the Preliminary Budget and Millage Levy Workshop.

Judy Preston, Associate Superintendent of Financial Services, gave a presentation to the Board and the viewing audience which covered the following areas:

  • Historical Information
  • Tax Roll Decline - Operating/Capital Impact
  • Proposed Millage(current estimate) for 2012-2013
  • $1 Billion Increase for Education
  • Highlights of changes since 5/15 & 6/12 workshops
  • Budget Specifics on Operating and Capital Budgets
  • Format of Budget Books
  • Next Steps for the District...

Chairman Dr. Barbara Murray thanked Ms. Preston for the detail in the budget books.  She stated that the first step on educating our public is showing them how we do business and we encourage them to pursue the information beyond the scope of these meetings.

Mr. Ziegler questioned Ms. Preston about the FEFP Funding and whether the amount will go up or down. He commented the scenerio presented assumes that it will stay flat.  Ms. Preston stated that for the most part, the FEFP Funding should stay relatively constant.

Closing Remarks
5. Closing Remarks


Chairman Dr. Barbara Murray thanked Dr. Binggeli, Ms. Preston, and Ms. Mace for the information on the Strategic Plan and the Preliminary Budget information.

6. Adjournment


Chairman Dr. Barbara Murray adjourned the Preliminary Budget and Millage Levy Workshop of June 28, 2012 at 12:57 p.m.