09-03-2015 Special School Board Meeting


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, August 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 5:03 p.m.

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: 
Members Present:  Misty Belford, John Craig, Amy Kneessy, Karen Henderson 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. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
4. Adoption of Agenda


Motions:
Approve the September 3, 2015 Regular School Board meeting agenda and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: Karen Henderson
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: 

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."

Speakers in Order of Appearance:

  1. Richard Charbonneau - School Bus

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

6. Meeting Minutes
Attachment: 2015-0825.pdf
F. Budgeting, Cost Accounting & FTE

7. Internal Service Medical Budget Amendment #2 for 2014-15
Attachment: 2014-15 Medical Funds Budget Amendment #2.pdf
8. Internal Service Casualty Funds Budget Amendment #1 for 2014-15
Attachment: 2014-15 Casualty Funds Budget Amendments #1.pdf
9. Enterprise Fund Budget Amendment #1 for 2014-15
Attachment: 2014-15 Enterprise Funds Budget Amendment #1.pdf
10. Operating Budget Amendment #10 - June 30, 2015
Attachment: Budget Amendment #10 - June 30 2015.pdf
F. Accounting Services

11. Annual Financial Reports for 2014-15
Attachment: Letter from DOE 8-21-15.pdf
Attachment: 2015 AFR 9-1-15.pdf
12. Capital Projects Fund Budget Amendments #15 - 18
Attachment: FY 2014-15 Capital Projects fund Budget Amendment - Resolutions #15-18.pdf
13. Special Revenue Budget Amendment #2 for 2014-15
Attachment: FY 2014-15 Special Revenue Fund Budget Amendment - Resolution #2.pdf
14. Special Revenue Fund American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Budget Amendment #2
Attachment: FY 2014-15 Special Revenue Funds American Recovery Reinvestment Act Budget Amendment - Resolution #2.pdf
15. Special Revenue Fund Food Service Budget Amendment #3
Attachment: FY 2014-15 Special Revenue Fund Food Service Budget Amendment #3.pdf
16. Debt Service Funds Budget Amendment #3
Attachment: FY 2014-15 Debt Service Funds Budget Amendment - Resolution #3.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

17. Approval of Consent


Motions:
Approve the September 3, 2015 Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: Misty Haggard-belford
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Board Office/Superintendent

18. Letter of Opposition Regarding "Best and Brightest" Incentive
Attachment: best and brightest letter (5).pdf

Motions:

Approve the letter of opposition to the Best and Brightest teacher pay incentive to be sent to the Governor, the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House and the rest of the Brevard Legislative Delegation. 

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: John Craig
Second: Karen Henderson
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


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

Minutes: 

Andy Ziegler
He commented that he had attended a few more meet and greets with Dr. Blackburn. The Dr. Blackburn was very well received. 

Karen Henderson
She had visited two schools and wants to do more. She expressed that the FSA audit report that had just come out was "contradictory" at best and she was going to be meeting with curriculum to discuss.

John Craig
Mr. Craig said that the 50th anniversary celebration of Merritt Island High went off without a hitch. Great celebration. He thanked Mrs. Henderson you for bringing up FSA. 

Amy Kneessy
She made a request to Senior Staff to invite her to any building or activity they would be doing.  She would welcome the opportunity to visit schools and build positive relationships with Senior Staff.  She even offered to buy lunch. 


L. Superintendent's Report
20. Superintendent's Report

Minutes: Dr. Blackburn was happy to hear Mrs. Kneessy reach out to Senior Staff.  He said that he is strongly encouraging a heightened awareness of relationships.

M. Adjournment
21. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Kneessy adjourned the meeting at 5:22 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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