10-24-2017 School Board Meeting & Public Hearing Policy 5517.01


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in Florida Today on Saturday, September 23, 2017. 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: Chairperson Belford called the meeting to order at: 5:33 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
3. Moment of Silence

Minutes: A moment of silence was held to mourn the loss of Michael Proctor, a 10th grade student from Melbourne High.

A. Invocation
A. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Dr. Mark Mullins, chief operating officer, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Minutes: 

Tina Descovich

  • She thanked Mr. Elliott and Satellite High School for providing a welcoming environment for the town hall meeting.
  • She thanked Janean Knight from Students at Risk for facilitating a meeting with the Student Leadership Council on bullying, anxiety and suicide prevention.
  • She thanked Kevin Thornton, director of Food and Nutrition Services and Dawn Menz, district manager of Food and Nutrition Services, for working with her on the potential of a menu change.

John Craig

  • He urged school board members to get into schools and meet with principals and teachers.
  • He attended a competitive event at Rockledge High for the JROTC and was extremely impressed.
  • He recognized Jeff Arnott,  director of Adult and Community Education for winning Career Source State of Florida Workforce Partner of the Year.

Andy Ziegler

  • He attended an event at Central Middle School where Jareb Blake talked about making good choices.
  • He thanked Glen Outlaw of Tied Together. He explained that volunteers were needed.

Matt Susin

  • He expressed his appreciation for being  part of such an involved Board.
  • On Oct. 13, he attended the Drone Racing Classic  
  • He thanked Sue Hann, Dane Theodore and Dave Lindemann for all of their work on attendance boundaries. 
  • He mentioned that there will be 186 manufacturing apprenticeships

Dr. Blackburn

  • He was happy to report that employees who worked during hurricane Irma received their pay today.
  • He also reminded everyone that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Misty Belford

  • She thanked Sue Hann and Dave Lindemann for the grace that they displayed during the Town Hall meetings surrounding attendance boundary changes.
  • She had a huge thank you to everyone involved in the very special arts performance at the King Center.
  • She commented that the Astronaut Homecoming Parade was a success.

A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda
Attachment: 2017-1024 Supplemental.pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn read into record the items on the supplemental agenda which are changes to the agenda that occurred after the agenda was released to the public on October 17, 2017.

Revisions

  • A-7 - Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • F-14 - Instructional Staff Recommendations
  • F-17 - Involuntary Termination of Employee

Addition

  • G-30 - Termination of Campus charter School Contract


Motions:
Adopt the October 24, 2017 School Board meeting agenda and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: John Craig
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn welcomed and introduced newly appointed administrative staff: Sherry Tomlinson and Matthew Mertz

Each was given time to address the audience and introduce family, friends and colleagues who were in attendance.



Motions:

Approve the applicable listed administrative staff recommendations:

The transfer of Sherry B. Tomlinson from the position of Principal at James Madison Middle School to the position of Principal at John F. Kennedy Middle School, on annual contract, effective January 6, 2018. Annual salary based on grade 27 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

The reclassification of Matthew R. Mertz from the position of Guidance Service Professional at James Madison Middle School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at James Madison Middle School, on annual contract, effective October 25, 2017.  Annual salary based on grade 23 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

The reclassification of Wesley A. Herold from the position of Assistant Principal at Ralph Williams Elementary School to the position of Interim Principal at Ralph Williams Elementary School, on annual contract, effective October 25, 2017.  Annual salary based on grade 26 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. 

The transfer of Terrie M. Back from the position of Assistant Principal at MILA Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal at Ralph Williams Elementary School, on annual contract, effective October 30, 2017. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.


 

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


B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Adult/Community Education

8. "Keeping the Lights On Afterschool" Proclamation
Attachment: Keeping the Lights On After School Proc 2017.pdf
Minutes: Dr. Mullins read the proclamation.

Motions:
Approve the "Keeping the Lights On Afterschool" proclamation.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
9. Public Comment

Minutes: 

Chairperson Belford explained that each speaker would have three minutes for comments.  She also explained the decorum necessary.

  • Dennis Robbins - Teacher Pay
  • Michael Browd - Raise Teacher Pay
  • Michelle Olinger - Teacher Salaries
  • Brian Wilkins - School Boundary Changes
  • Anthony Colucci - Teacher Pay
  • Kara Matthews - Teacher Salary and Attendance Boundaries
  • Amelia Hunter - Teacher Salary
  • Kelsey Waterbury - Job Security
  • Loron Austin - Teacher Salary
  • Vanessa Tress - Teacher/Coach Advocacy
  • Vanessa Skipper - Teacher Advocacy
  • Dan Bennett AC Job Security
  • Michelle Fichter - Teacher Advocacy
  • Ginger Powell - Teacher Advocacy
  • Darci Holloran - Teacher Advocacy
  • John Meikle - School Boundary- volunteer to partner with businesses to help work through those constraints.
  • John Newton - School Boundaries
  • Christina Tomazos - School Rezoning
  • Sheila Scherff - Teacher Raises
  • Chris Graham - School Redistricting
  • Latadra Fuller - Elementary Schools (Golfview parent?)
  • Jim Jeffrey - Facilities Melbourne Projections.

F. Consent
F. Board Office

10. Meeting Minutes
Attachment: 2017-0822 SB Meeting Draft Minutes.pdf
Attachment: 2017-0831 Board Retreat.pdf
Attachment: 2017-0920 Legislative Luncheon.pdf
Attachment: 2017-0926 Board Retreat.pdf
F. Financial Services

11. Property Disposal
Attachment: Board Report - 10-24-2017.pdf
Attachment: Board Report Letters - 10-24-2017.pdf
12. State Required School Recognition Bonuses
Attachment: Attachment 1 - 2017-18 School Recognition Award Amounts by School.pdf
F. Human Resources

13. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 10-24-17.pdf
14. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 10-24-17.pdf
Attachment: 2017 October 24 ESOL Handout.pdf
15. Job Description - Director - Quality Control
Attachment: DIR FIN QUALITY CON DXXXX.pdf
16. Job Description - Analyst Sr - Quality Control
Attachment: ANALYST SR QUALITY CON CXXXX.pdf
17. Involuntary Termination of Employee
Attachment: Disney, Andrew R..pdf
F. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning

18. Field Trip - Melbourne High School Crew Team Trip to Augusta, Georgia
Attachment: Mel Hi Crew -Head of the South Intinerary November 2017 (002).pdf
19. Field Trip - Satellite High School Speech and Debate Team to Durham, North Carolina
Attachment: Satellite HS - Speech and Debate Itinerary - Durham, NC.pdf
F. Accountability Testing & Evaluation

20. Uniform Assessment Calendar
Attachment: 1718 UniformAssessmentCalendar_NF.pdf
F. Facilities Services

21. Automatic External Defibrillator Replacement Program
Attachment: AED Replacement Analysis 10-5-17.pdf
Attachment: Cardiac Science AED Quote.pdf
Attachment: AP 8452.pdf
F. Project Management

22. Longleaf Elementary School and Sherwood Elementary School - Design Build Services - Flat Canopy Repairs
Attachment: Longleaf and Sherwood canopy replacement attachment.pdf
23. Coquina Elementary School - Award of Bid - Building 3 Flooring Replacement
Attachment: Coquina flooring bid tab.pdf
24. Educational Services Facility - Design Build Services
Attachment: ESF Security attachment.pdf
Attachment: ESF security cost benefit form.pdf
25. Ocean Breeze Elementary - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Ocean Breeze Supplemental HVAC Attachment.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

26. Approval of Consent


Motions:
Approve the October 24, 2017 Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Financial Services

27. Ten-Year Capital Allocation Plan
Attachment: Capital Allocation Plan 17-18.pdf

Motions:
Approve the Ten-Year Capital Allocation Plan for 2017-2018 as recommended by staff.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: John Craig
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

G. Purchasing & Warehouse

28. Purchasing Solicitations
Attachment: a - ITB 18-B-015-DR - Fire Ext. Sales, Insp & Recharge Svcs.pdf
Attachment: b - ITB 18-B-003-WH - LED Replacement Lamps - Reject All Bids.pdf
Attachment: c - RFP 17-P-017-WH - Applicant Tracking & Recruitment System.pdf

Motions:

Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) below:

a - ITB #18-B-015-DR - Fire Extinguisher Sales, Inspection & Recharging Service - Facilities Services - $63,350.00 - Operating Other

Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) Reject All Bids below:

b - ITB #18-B-003-WH - 4 Foot LED Replacement Lamps - Reject All Bids - Facilities Services

Approve the RFP below:

c - RFP #17-P-017-WH Applicant Tracking & Recruitment System - $201,917.06  - Operating Other

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

29. Department/School Initiated Agreements
Attachment: a - BW 18-126-HD - International Baccalaureate.pdf
Attachment: b - SSA 18-051-WH - Blackboard.pdf
Attachment: c - SSA 13-105-WH-A2 - Reading Plus.pdf
Attachment: d - SSA 18-088-SH - Cambridge Education.pdf
Attachment: e - SSA 18-270-WH - MyON.pdf
Attachment: f - SSA 18-145-DR - Alpha-Omega.pdf

Motions:

Approve the Bid Waived (BW) below:

a - BW #18-126-HD - International Baccalaureate -  Secondary Leading & Learning - $134,500.00 - Operating Other

Approve the Sales and Service Agreements (SSAs) below:

b - SSA #18-051-WH - BlackBoard - Educational Technology/Government and Community Relations - $342,718.51 - Operating Other

c - SSA #13-105-WH-A2 - ELS - Reading Plus - Secondary Leading & Learning - $262,350.00 - Operating Categorical

d - SSA #18-088-SH - Cambridge Education - Professional Learning & Development - $89,700.00 - Operating Other

e - SSA #18-270-WH - myON - Elementary Leading & Learning - $75,007.95 - Operating Other

f - SSA #18-145-DR - Alpha-Omega Training Compliance, Inc. - Facilities Services - $25,000.00 - Operating Other

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

G. Equity, Innovation & Choice

30. Termination of Campus Charter School Contract
Attachment: Campus Closure Letter.pdf
Attachment: Campus Board Meeting Minutes Regarding Closure.pdf
Attachment: CAMPUS Charter School Closure Checklist 17-18.pdf

Motions:
Terminate the Campus Charter School contract effective close of business October 27, 2017.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion:
Second:
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

G. Students at Risk

31. Public Hearing Revision of School Board Policy 5517.01 Bullying and Harrassment
Attachment: Clean New Proposed 5517.01.pdf
Attachment: Current 5517 01( 2017)Brevard County.pdf
Attachment: NEOLA 5517.01.pdf
Attachment: Form B 5517.01.pdf
Attachment: Track Changes 5517.01 8-3-17 (002).pdf
Minutes: Chairperson Belford declared the public hearing open for public speakers at 7:52 p.m.  Having no speakers, she concluded the public hearing at 7:52 p.m.

Motions:
Hold a Public Hearing and Approve the amended BPS 5517.01 Bullying and Harassment Policy.
- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Andrew Ziegler
Misty Belford- Aye
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


H. Information
H. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning

32. TITLE IV, PART A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Program
H. Equity, Innovation & Choice

33. 2017-2018 Charter Application Recommended for Approval
Attachment: PinecrestAcademySpaceCoast_FinalSBE.pdf

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

Minutes: 

Mr.Susin said that he had presented proposals for the rezoning of Melbourne High school and expressed angst that there was no opportunity for his proposals to be discussed. He felt there needed to be more time for review.

Mr.Craig thanked Ms. Hann, Mr. Theodore and Mr. Lindemann for doing exactly what the board had asked. However, he feels that the board needs to consider accepting assistance from the outside.

Ms. Belford request that the board go ahead and schedule a workshop to speak in more depth.

Ms. Descovich  thanked community members for reaching out and offering solutions surrounding boundary changes. 

Mr.Ziegler suggested building an addition at Central Middle for sixth grade.

The Board determined that they needed a complete pause on the November 1, meeting.  More time was needed. 


L. Superintendent's Report
35. Superintendent's Report

Minutes: The Superintendent had nothing further to report.

M. Adjournment
36. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairperson Belford adjourned the meeting at: 8:25 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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