09-04-2014 SB Attorney Evaluation Workshop

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for a workshop on the School Board attorney evaluation on Thursday, September 4 2014, 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 28, 2014. 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


Chairman Karen Henderson called the meeting to order at 2:10 p.m.


Roll Call
2. Roll Call

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

Pledge of Allegiance
3. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Chairman Henderson led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Order of Business
4. Order of Business
Attachment: Attorney Standards Tool 2013-14 Bistline.pdf

Chairman Henderson reviewed the process of writing a unified evaluation for the School Board Attorney, Harold Bistline, in which the Board reaches consensus for the final document.

The Board reviewed each of the seven sections in the Attorney Standards Tool to come up with target numbers for each of the items in every section.  The Board also reviewed Mr. Bistline's current contract.

Chairman Henderson called for a recess at 3:00 p.m. to give time for the evaluation tool to be completed.  Chairman Henderson reconvened the meeting at 3:30 p.m. Mr. Bistline was present at this time.

The Board gave Mr. Bistline some time to review the evaluation.  The members and Mr. Bistline engaged in discussion and Mr. Bistline answered questions.

Closing Remarks
5. Closing Remarks

Minutes: The Board agreed the meeting was beneficial as valuable information was received regarding billing and processes.

6. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Henderson adjourned the meeting at 4:15 p.m.