10-13-2009 Regular School Board Meeting


EXPULSION HEARINGS October 13, 2009 2:00 p.m.

In-the-Sunshine Expulsion hearings begin at 2:00 p.m., if necessary. All other Expulsion hearings are closed to the public.


A-1. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

A-2. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

A-3. Invocation (Anton Snowden, Grade 6, Sabal Elementary)
3. Invocation

A-4. Pledge of Allegiance (Gina DAngiolillo, Grade 6, Sabal Elementary)
4. Pledge of Allegiance

A-5. Entertainment (Sabal Intermediate Strings, Sabal Elementary)
5. Entertainment

A-6. Emergency Item
A-7. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests
B. District Communications

7. BPS named as a 2009 Best Employer for Workers Over 50
B. Elementary Programs

8. Florida Power-Library Schools Designation
B. Exceptional Education

9. Special Recognition of Riviera Elementary School as a Glasser Quality School

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Board Office/ Superintendent

10. Resolution - Puerto Rican Heritage Month
Attachment: Puerto Rican Resolution 10.13.09.pdf

C. Transportation

11. Resolution - National School Bus Safety Week
Attachment: RESOLUTION.pdf

C. Adult/Community Education

12. Keeping The Lights On After School - Proclamation
Attachment: Proclamation 09.10.pdf

D. Presentations
D. Labor Relations

13. Concerns About Changes in Health Insurance
Attachment: BDPresentation.pdf

E. Public Discussion
14. Public Discussion

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

15. Student Expulsion(s)
Attachment: 10.13.09 Expulsions.pdf (Confidential Item) 

16. Approval of Minutes
F. Accounting Services

17. Increase in Cafeteria Petty Cash Fund for the Educational Services Facility
F. Purchasing & Warehouse

18. Purchasing Bids, RFPs, RFQs, ITNs, Sole Source Purchasing Requests and Sales and Services Agreements
Attachment: 10-001BP Lawn Maintenance.pdf

F. Human Resources

19. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 10-13-09.pdf

20. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional 2009 October 13.pdf
Attachment: 2009 October 13 ESOL (3).pdf

F. Curriculum & Instruction

21. NASA K-12 Competitive Grant--Lead the Way Project
F. Title I/Early Childhood Education

22. School Improvement Grant Application
F. Student Services

23. Title III, Part A for Immigrant Children and Youth - Grant Application
F. Area I Superintendent

24. Contracted Services Agreement between Riviera Elementary and Kagan Professional Development
Attachment: Riviera - Kagan 10-16-09.pdf

F. Area III Superintendent

25. Contracted Services Agreement between Learning Wheels and Sherwood Elementary School
Attachment: Learning Wheels.pdf

F. Facilities Services

26. Designation of an Alternate to the Building Official
Attachment: Named Alternate to the Building Code Official.pdf

F. Project Management

27. 2009-10 Energy Conservation Plan - Phase 1 Capital Projects
Attachment: RCM Board Attachment.pdf
Attachment: ECM Matrix Phase 1 cost - Board Attachment 9-21-09 revision.pdf
Attachment: Project Management Plan Board Attachment 9-21-09 revision.pdf

28. Criteria to Evaluate Attendance Boundary Changes
Attachment: Sample Attendance Boundary Alternative Rating Sheet.pdf
Attachment: News Release.pdf
Attachment: Parent Package.pdf
Attachment: 090930_Parent Input and Sign-in Sheets.pdf
Attachment: Parent Input Rankings Graph, Summary Data, and Sample.pdf
Attachment: Attachment #1.pdf

29. Impact Aid for School Construction and FEMA Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grants
F. Plant Operation & Maintenance

30. Utility Easement - Florida Power & Light - Rockledge High School
Attachment: Easement - FPL - Rockledge High School.pdf

F. Approval of Consent

31. Approval of Consent Agenda

Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
H. Information
H. Financial Services

32. Designation of Legal Representative to Apply for Title VIII of Public Law (Impact Aid) Funds
H. Transportation

33. School Bus Driver Cellular Phone Use-Revision to Board Policy 8606
Attachment: 8606 School Bus Driver Cellular Phone Use rev.pdf
Attachment: policy change sheet cell phone.pdf

H. Elementary Programs

34. Lease Agreement between the School Board and the Melbourne Auditorium
Attachment: Melbourne Auditorium.pdf

H. Area I Superintendent

35. Contracted Services Agreement between Dr. W. J. Creel Elementary School and Nancy Prizito Consulting, Inc.
Attachment: Nancy Prizito Contracted Svcs. Agreement.pdf

36. Melbourne High School Crew Team Trip to Augusta, Georgia
Attachment: MHS Crew Team to Augusta, GA Nov 2009.pdf

H. Project Management

37. Amendment #1 to Agreement for Design/Build Services at Bayside High School
Attachment: Amendment No 1.pdf

38. Transfer and Use of Educational Facilities Impact Fees
Attachment: Advisory Committee Recommendations for Meeting #7.pdf
Attachment: Master Spreadsheet.pdf
Attachment: Transfer Request for Previously Collected Impact Fees.pdf
Attachment: Request for Impact Fees thru June 2009.pdf
Attachment: Educational Impact Fee Collections thru June 09.pdf
Attachment: Master COP Schedule.pdf
Attachment: Eligible COPs.pdf
Attachment: Previous Impact Fees Project Collections.pdf
Attachment: COP Debt Schedule.pdf
Attachment: Interlocal Agreement.pdf

I. Staff Reports
39. Staff Report(s)

J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
40. Additional Public Presentations

K. Board Member Reports
41. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
42. Superintendent's Report

M. Adjournment
43. Adjournment

INSTITUTION: ARTICLE IX - SECTION 1. Public education. - The education of children is a fundamental value of the people of the State of Florida. It is, therefore, a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children residing within its borders. Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high quality system of free public schools that allows students to obtain a high quality education and for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of institutions of higher learning and other public education programs that the needs of the people may require.

ADDRESSING THE BOARD: Individuals or groups may address comments to the School Board at any regular meeting by following established procedures. The maximum allotted time for a presentation is three (3) minutes. A speaker's time may not be allocated to others. Individuals must complete a form located on a table near the east wall of the boardroom. Thirty minutes will be set aside at the beginning of the meeting for public discussion on non-agenda items. Up to thirty minutes of public discussion will be allowed for each agenda action item.

NOTE: If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with regard to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purposes, may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made and that the record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

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NOTE: We respectfully request that ALL ELECTRONIC ITEMS AND CELL PHONES REMAIN OFF while the School Board is in session.

NOTE: Brevard Public Schools Television (BPS-TV) will broadcast this meeting live on Bright House Networks cable channel 198. BPS-TV will replay the meeting on Saturday at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., and the following Tuesday @ 5:30 p.m. (and all Tuesday's before the next scheduled meeting). Board meetings are also available as streaming video on the district web page at www.brevardschools.org. The City of Titusville also broadcast the meetings on Thursday's at 8:00 a.m. and Saturday's at 7:00 p.m. on Bright House cable channel 1 or 99.