09-06-2018 Special School Board Meeting

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Thursday, , at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Florida Today newspaper on Monday, August 6, 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: 5:30 p.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


Matt Reed, Assistant Superintendent of Government and Community Relations, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

A. Entertainment
A. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions
4. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions


Due to shortened length of meeting, Board members deferred recognitions until the next regular meeting on September 11, 2018.

A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
5. Adoption of Agenda
Attachment: 2018-0906 Supplemental.pdf

Superintendent Mark Mullins read into the record the changes on the Supplemental Agenda which are changes made to the agenda since it was released to the public on August 30, 2018.

C-6. Resolution Requesting Regulatory Standards and Testing for PFAS Compounds.

Adopt the September 6, 2018 Special School Board Meeting and its revisions.- PASS
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Board Office/Superintendent

6. Resolution Requesting Regulatory Standards and Testing for PFAS Compounds
Attachment: PFAS Resolution for State Funding Assistance (final) (8-30-18).pdf

Mr. Reed read the resolution.


Approve the resolution to recommend:

1. That the Florida Department of Environmental Protection develop state standards for PFAS compounds for drinking water, irrigation, recreational water use and fish consumption

2. That the State of Florida conduct ground water, water body and fish testing for PFAS compounds to ensure the safety of the public

The Resolution shall become effective immediately upon adoption.

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

D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
7. Public Comment

F. Consent
F. Financial Services

8. Annual Financial Reports for Fiscal Year 2017-18
Attachment: Board AFR Agenda Version 08.30.18.pdf
9. Operating, Debt Service, Capital Projects, Special Revenue - Food Service, Special Revenue - Other, Internal Service Casualty, Internal Service Medical, and Enterprise Funds Budget Amendments for June 30, 2018
Attachment: 2017-18 Debt Service Budget Amendment #1.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Capital Projects Fund Budget Amendment #2.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Food Services Budget Amendment #2.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Special Revenue - Other Budget Amendment #1.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Casualty Funds Budget Amendment #1.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Medical Funds Budget Amendment #1.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Enterprise Fund Budget Amendment #2.pdf
Attachment: 2017-18 Operating Fund Budget Amendment #10 REVISED.pdf
10. Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (Restart) Program
F. Approval of Consent

11. Approval of Consent

Approve the September 6, 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
H. Information
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
12. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
13. Superintendent's Report


Dr. Mullins shared news that the District had received word from Commissioner Pam Stewart that the following school grades had changed:

  • Apollo Elementary - C to B
  • Holland Elementary -  I to A
  • Williams Elementary - I to A
  • Space Coast Jr/Sr High -B

M. Adjournment
14. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Craig adjourned the meeting at: 5:14p.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).