08-12-2008 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #18


Title
Safe & Drug Free School Consultant Agreement with Rain & Brehm Consulting

Discussion
This is a continuation of the agreement, which was approved by the School Board, as part of the Consolidated Titles, RFP I - VI Grant.  This State funded program of $310,322.00 requires an ongoing evaluation.  This evaluation will be conducted by the independent consulting firm of Rain & Brehm Consulting Group, which designed the evaluation plan for 2008 -2009.  This agreement is continent on the grant approval of the State Department of Education, Safe and Drug Free Schools program office.  A copy of the Safe & Drug Free Schools Entitlement Grant is located in the Office of Student Services.

Recommendation
Approve the 2008 - 2009 Safe & Drug Free Schools Consultant Agreement with Rain & Brehm Consulting Group, Inc. in the amount of $25,000.  The Safe & Drug Free Schools (SDFS) entitlement grant included in the Consolidated Titles RFP Grant request, approved by the Brevard School Board for the 2008 - 2009 school year, is budgeted for this service at a cost of $50.00 per hour with an estimated 500 paid hours of evaluation service.  Any hours over and above 500 will be in-kind to the program.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/15/2008
Consent after Information8/12/2008

Authority for Action
FS: General Powers & Duties of the School Baord

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Partial

Source of Funding
Operating - Grant

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program
08-09$25,000$25,00042292602970446300312000

Contact
Paula Ferrell ext. 321, Betty A. Dunn ext. 270, Brenda Blackburn ext. 300