06-28-2018 Special School Board Meeting


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 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, 2018. 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 John Craig called the meeting to order at 9:01 a.m.

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present:  Misty Belford, John Craig, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Andy Ziegler

A. Moment of Silence
A. Invocation
A. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Matt Reed, assistant superintendent of Government and Community Relations, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

A. Entertainment
A. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions
A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
4. Adoption of Agenda

Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn read into record the items on the Supplemental Agenda which are changes made to the agenda since it was first published to the public on June 21, 2018.

Revisions

  • A-5. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Additions

  • G-15. Former Employee Petition for Administrative Hearing


Motions:
Adopt the June 28, 2018 meeting agenda and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Tina Descovich
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
5. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Minutes: Dr. Blackburn welcomed and congratulated the administrative staff personnel present.  Each was provided an opportunity to make brief comments.

Motions:

Approve the applicable listed administrative staff recommendations:

Accept the retirement of Dane Theodore from the position of Assistant Superintendent of Facilities Services, effective September 21, 2018.

Accept the resignation of Arby Creach from the position of Director of Transportation, effective July 2, 2018.

Accept the resignation of Victoria B. Hickey from the position of Principal at Rockledge High School, effective July 6, 2018.

 

Accept the retirement of Kathryn A. Eward from the position of Principal at Dr. W.J. Creel Elementary School, effective July 31, 2018.

 

Accept the resignation of James P. Bracken III from the position of Assistant Principal at Audubon Elementary School, effective July 31, 2018.

 

The reclassification/transfer of Joyce Jeffrey from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Coquina Elementary School to the position of Literacy Coach at South Lake Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2018.

 

The reclassification/transfer of Bradley A. Merrill from the position of Principal at Hoover Middle School to the position of Principal at Rockledge High School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 29 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. 

 

The reclassification/transfer of Buster Burt Clark from the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at Bayside High School to the position of Interim Principal at Hoover Middle School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 27 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

 

The reclassification/transfer of Catherine D. Stewart from the position of Instructional Coach (10 month) in Secondary Leading and Learning to the position of interim Assistant Principal (12 month) at Cocoa High School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 24 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

 

The transfer of Gregory M. Rubick from the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at the South Area Alternative Learning Center to the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at Bayside High School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018.  Annual salary based on grade 24 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. 

 

The reclassification/transfer of Nicole N. Gaumond from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Meadowlane Intermediate Elementary School to the position of Interim Principal at Dr. W.J. Creel Elementary School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018.  Annual salary based on grade 26 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

 

The reclassification/transfer of Karry A. Castillo from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Tropical Elementary School to the position of Principal at Discovery Elementary School, on annual contract, effective July 2, 2018.  Annual salary based on grade 26 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

 

The appointment of Shelley A. Michaud to the position of Interim Principal at Ocean Breeze Elementary School, on annual contract, effective July 9, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 26 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

 

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Andrew Ziegler
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
6. Public Comment

Minutes: 

Chairman Craig reminded the audience that comments were limited to three minutes and of the decorum expected from public speakers.

Speakers in order of appearance:

  • Anthony Colucci - Teacher Pay
  • Vanessa Skipper - Teacher Pay
  • H.B. Stivers - Petition for Employee

F. Consent
F. Board Office

7. Approval of Minutes
Attachment: 2018-13 Expulsion Minutes .pdf (Confidential Item)
Attachment: 2018-14 Expulsion Minutes.pdf (Confidential Item)
Attachment: 2018-15 Expulsion Minutes.doc.pdf (Confidential Item)
Attachment: 2018-0515 Board Work Session Draft Minutes.pdf
F. Financial Services

8. Operating Fund Budget Amendment #9 for May 31, 2018
Attachment: Budget Amendment #9 - May 31, 2018.pdf
F. Human Resources

9. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 06-28-18.pdf
10. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 06-28-18.pdf
F. District Operations

11. 2018-2019 School Resource Officers
Attachment: Palm Bay MOU - SRO 2018-19.pdf
F. Compensation Services

12. Job Description: Director, Purchasing & Warehouse
Attachment: 9600_DIR-PURCH WAREHSE_D0440.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

13. Approval of Consent


Motions:
Approve the June 28, 2018 Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Tina Descovich
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Purchasing & Warehouse

14. Purchasing Solicitations
Attachment: a - ITB 18-B-084-NC - Cafeteria Employee Uniforms - Updated Look.pdf

Motions:

Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) below:

a - ITB #18-B-084-NC - Cafeteria Employee Uniforms - Updated Look - Food and Nutrition Services - $675,000.00 - Special Revenue Food Services

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Tina Descovich
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

G. Labor Relations

15. Former Employee Petition for Administrative Hearing
Attachment: Laleau, Ronald - BPS referral to PPS (REDACTED) (7-24-17).pdf
Attachment: Laleau, Ronald - Petition for Administrative Hearing (11-29-17).pdf

Motions:

Based on the reasons set forth above, it is the recommendation of the Superintendent that the Petition for Administrative Hearing be denied based on the following:

  • Petitioner has failed to allege that the School Board took any action. 
  • Petitioner has failed to establish a violation of a clear legal right.
  • Petitioner has failed to set forth specific allegations demonstrating that his substantial interests have been affected.
- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Tina Descovich
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


H. Information
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
17. Board Member Discussion

Minutes: 

Opportunity was afforded to Board members to provide recognitions.

Board members discussed the superintendent contract and provided Ms. Envall direction.  Chairman Craig will meet with Ms. Envall to finalize.


L. Superintendent's Report
M. Adjournment
16. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Craig adjourned the meeting at: 11:09 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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