10-28-2008 Special School Board Meeting


EXPULSION HEARINGS October 28, 2008 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 (Jacob Blair, 6th Grade, Pinewood Elementary)
3. Invocation

A-4. Pledge of Allegiance (Ashley Hallum, 6th Grade, Pinewood Elementary)
4. Pledge of Allegiance

A-5. Entertainment (Panther Chorus & Orff Ensemble, Pinewood Elem.)
5. Entertainment

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

B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests
B. Board Office/Superintendent

7. Recognition of Board Members: Janice Kershaw and Larry Hughes

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. District Communications

8. Florida Parental Involvement in Education Month
Attachment: Florida Parental Involvement in Education Month.pdf

9. Resolution-To Dedicate a Tree in Memory of Dr. Thomas W. McIntyre
Attachment: Dr. McIntyre Resolution 10.28.08.pdf

10. Resolution-November is "Family Month" for Brevard Public Schools
Attachment: Family Month 2008 Resolution (2).pdf

D. Presentations
D. Board Office/ Superintendent

11. 2008-2009 Budget Update
D. Curriculum and Instruction

12. Presentation of Proposed District-wide Brevard Veterans Day Activities
D. Educational Technology

13. Make It Take It
Attachment: MITI Board Meeting Presentation 10-2008.pdf

E. Public Discussion
14. Public Discussion

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

15. Student Expulsions
Attachment: Expulsions 10.28.08.pdf (Confidential Item) 

F. Financial Services

16. Designation of Legal Representative to Apply for Title VIII of Public Law (Impact Aid) Funds
F. Budgeting, Cost Accounting & FTE

17. Budget Amendment #1 for the Operating Fund, 2008-09
Attachment: Budget Amendment #1, 2008-09.pdf

18. Budget Amendment #1 for the Medical Internal Service Funds, 2008-09
Attachment: Internal Service Funds-Medical #1.pdf

F. Accounting Services

19. Increase the Petty Cash Fund for Golfview Elementary School Cafeteria
Attachment: Golfview Petty Cash Letter.pdf

20. Warrants Written for the Month of September 2008
Attachment: Warrants - 0908a.pdf

F. Purchasing & Warehouse

21. Surplus Property
Attachment: OCT_28_08.pdf
Attachment: 10-28-08 Letters.pdf

22. Purchasing Bids, RFPs, RFQs, Sales and Services Agreements
Attachment: 07-015BM Option Year 2 Metal Roof Repair Contractor.pdf
Attachment: 07-021BM Option Year 2 Test, Inspection and Maintenance of Storm Shutters at 27 District Locations.pdf
Attachment: 09-1001BP - Diploma and Cases.pdf
Attachment: 09-011BM Bid Lawn Care equipment, Accessories, Parts, Maintenance and Service.pdf

F. Human Resources

23. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 10-28-08.pdf

24. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 10-28-08.pdf

F. Curriculum & Instruction

25. NASA K-12 Competitive Grant
26. Administration of the American College Test (ACT)
Attachment: Champion ACT Request.pdf

F. School Choice

27. Educational Horizons Renewal Charter Contract
Attachment: Ed Horizons Final Renewal Charter Contract.pdf
Attachment: Ed Horizons Table of Contents.pdf
Attachment: Appendix C.pdf

F. Area I Superintendent

28. Bayside High School NJROTC Trip to South Carolina
Attachment: Bayside High NJROTC - Nov 2008.pdf

29. Eau Gallie High School Band Performance at Carnegie Hall, New York City
Attachment: EGHS-Carnegie Hall - 4-9 to 12-09.pdf

30. Melbourne High School Crew Team Trip to Augusta, Georgia
Attachment: Melbourne High Crew Trip to Georgia Nov 2008.pdf

F. Area IV Superintendent

31. Titusville High School NJROTC Field Trip to South Carolina
F. Facilities Services

32. Easement and Bill of Sale - City of Cocoa - Viera High School
Attachment: Easement and Bill of Sale - City of Cocoa - Viera High School.pdf

33. Sidewalk Easement - Brevard County Florida - High School CCC
Attachment: Sidewalk Easement - Brevard County - CCC.pdf

F. Project Management

34. Amendment #3 to Agreement for Design / Build Services for Additions and Renovations at Coquina, Imperial Estates and Mims Elementary Schools
Attachment: Amendment No 3-Final.pdf

35. Amendment #4 to Agreement for Design / Build Services for Additions and Renovations at Palm Bay High School
Attachment: Amendment No 4 - Final.pdf

F. Plant Operation & Maintenance

36. Utility Easement - Florida Power & Light - Rockledge High School Athletic Fields
Attachment: Easement - FPL - Rockledge High Athletic Fields.pdf

F. Approval of Consent

37. Approval of Consent Agenda Items

Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Facilities Services

38. Boundaries for New High School 'CCC'
Attachment: Existing HS Boundaries.pdf
Attachment: Summary of CCC Boundary Meetings.pdf
Attachment: Summary of COC meeting for CCC Boundaries.pdf
Attachment: Public Boundary Meeting-Q&A.pdf
Attachment: 081001 Alt A.pdf
Attachment: 081001 Alt C.pdf
Attachment: Alt B-1.pdf
Attachment: 081001 Alt B.pdf
Attachment: 081015 Alt B-2.pdf
Attachment: 081001 Data - Compare A, B, C.pdf
Attachment: 081015 Data - Compare B, B-1, B-2.pdf

39. Policy 7130 - Implementation and Management of School Concurrency
Attachment: Policy 7130.pdf
Attachment: School Concurrency Management Procedures.pdf
Attachment: policy change sheet.pdf
Attachment: School Facility Planning and Concurrency Application.pdf
Attachment: School Concurrency Review Fees.pdf
Attachment: 081007_Review Fee Comparison Table.pdf

G. School Board Attorney

40. Selection of Firm to Conduct Superintendent Search

H. Information
H. Accountability, Testing & Evaluation

41. Approve School Improvement Plans for 2008-2009
Attachment: Chart.SIP of school.2008.2009.pdf

42. School Advisory Council Membership Report
Attachment: Chart.SIP of school.2008.2009.pdf

H. Elementary Programs

43. Lease Agreement between the School Board and the Melbourne Auditorium
Attachment: Melb Aud lease agreemnt08.pdf

H. Secondary Programs

44. Approval of Proposed Additions to Major Areas of Interest
Attachment: Board Agenda Item ~ MAI ~ Attachment 102808.pdf

I. Staff Reports
45. Staff Reports

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

K. Board Member Reports
47. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
48. Superintendent's Report

M. Adjournment
49. 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.

NOTE: Sensory and mobility impaired persons seeking assistance for participation in any meeting, conference, or seminar should contact Patti Buchanan, Employment Supervisor, Employee Services, five days prior to the meeting date. Ms. Buchanan may be reached at 631-1911, ext. 220 (voice) or 632-7603 (TDD).

NOTE: This publication can be made available to persons with disabilities in a variety of formats, including large print, cassette tape, and Braille. Telephone or written requests should include your name, address, and telephone number. Requests should be made to School Board Office, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940-6699, (321) 633-1000, ext. 412 at least two (2) weeks prior to the time you need the publication.

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.