11-18-2008 Organization of the Board with Oath and Regular Meeting


EXPULSION HEARINGS November 18, 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. Oath of Office (Administered by Judge Ben Garagozlo)
2. Oath of Office

A-3. Roll Call
3. Roll Call

A-4. Invocation (Brianna Frank, 5th Grade, McAuliffe Elementary)
4. Invocation

A-5. Pledge of Allegiance (Thomas Rogers, 6th Grade, McAuliffe Elementary)
5. Pledge of Allegiance

A-6. Organization of the Board
I. Superintendent Presiding

6. Election of Chairman
II. Chairman Presiding

7. Election of Vice Chairman
8. Designate Date, Time and Place of Regular and Special Monthy Meetings with Exceptions
Attachment: BOARD DATES 2009-Tentative.pdf

III. Chairman Appointments of Board Representatives

9. Chairman Appointments of Board Representatives
IV. Board Authorization

10. Board Authorization

A-7. Adoption of Agenda
11. Adoption of the Agenda

B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests
B. Financial Services

12. Recognize Financial Services for Excellence in Financial Reporting

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Exceptional Education

13. 2008 Inclusive Schools Week
Attachment: 8thAnnualInclus.SchoolsWk.12-1-5-2008.pdf

D. Presentation
D. Board Office/ Superintendent

14. Astronaut Student Government Association District V
Attachment: Student Government Assoc.pdf

E. Public Discussion
F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

15. Student Expulsion(s)
Attachment: Expulsions 11.18.08.pdf (Confidential Item) 

16. Approval of Minutes
17. Amendment to 2008-2009 School Calendar
Attachment: Oct 21 - Letter to DOE -Make-up Days.pdf
Attachment: Nov 6 - Response from DOE Make-up Days.pdf
Attachment: Nov 14 - Letter to DOE - Make-up Days.pdf
Attachment: Waiver Response from DOE for Tropical Storm Fay 11.17.08.pdf

F. Accounting Services

18. Amendment of Series 2007C Certificates of Participation
Attachment: Series 2007C Project Substitution Memo 10-24-08.pdf
Attachment: COPS-Amendment-Ground Lease 2007C.pdf
Attachment: COPS-Amended-Schedule-2007C.pdf
Attachment: 2007C COP-Amend-Lessee-Res.pdf

19. Financial Statement for the Quarter Ending September, 2008
Attachment: September 2008 Financials.pdf

20. Investment Performance Report for Quarter Ending September 30, 2008
Attachment: BREVARD_Sept_2008_COMPLETE.pdf

21. Warrants Written for the Month of October, 2008
Attachment: Warrants - 1008.pdf

F. Purchasing & Warehouse

22. Surplus Property
Attachment: NOV_18_08.pdf
Attachment: 11-18-08 Letter.pdf

23. Purchasing Bids, RFPs, RFQs, Sales and Services Agreements
Attachment: 07-017BM Option Year 2 Gymnasium Floor Refinishing and Repair Contractor.pdf
Attachment: 08-018BM Option Year 1 Portable Classroom and Mobile Trailer Relocation.pdf
Attachment: 09-012JJ Water Coolers.pdf
Attachment: SSA 0904CH - PFM Asset Management.pdf

F. Transportation

24. Isolated Transportation 2008-2009, J.G.
F. Human Resources

25. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 11-18-08.pdf

26. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 11-18-08.pdf

F. Accountability Testing & Evaluation

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

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

F. Elementary Programs

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

F. Secondary Program

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

Approval of Consent Agenda

31. Approval of Consent Agenda Items

Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
H. Information
H. Title I/Early Childhood Education

32. School Improvement Grant Application
H. Middle School Programs

33. Elementary Music Festival Lease Agreement with the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
Attachment: Facility use agreement.pdf
Attachment: Elem Mus Festival est of cost.pdf

34. All-County Festival Lease Agreement with the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
Attachment: Chapman All county band and chorus estimate 09.pdf
Attachment: Chapman All County Facility use agreement 09.pdf

35. AVID Letter Agreement between Brevard Public Schools and the AVID Center
Attachment: Robert Mclaren Letter Agreement Brevard DD revision.pdf

H. Secondary Programs

36. Regional Science Fairs in Area Malls
37. Science Fair Field Trips
H. Career & Technical Education

38. Career Pathways Consortium of Brevard--Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins IV)
Attachment: Career Pathways 08 09 SUBCONTRACT AGREEMENT Final.pdf

H. Area I Superintendent

39. Harbor City Elementary School Staff Development Training by Dr. Martha H. Hopkins
Attachment: HC Consultant.pdf

40. Harbor City Elementary - AIMS: Number Sense Workshop
Attachment: HC-AIMS Number Sense.pdf

41. Naming of High School "CCC"
Attachment: Naming Committee Minutes 10-23-08-Revised.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Agenda 10-6-08.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Minutes 10-6-08-Revised.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Agenda 10-16-08.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Minutes 10-16-08.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee (Names) 10-29-08.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Agenda 10-29-08.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Minutes 10-29-08.pdf
Attachment: Naming Committee Agenda 10-23-08.pdf

H. Area III Superintendent

42. Field Trip - Cocoa High School FIRST Robotics - FIRST Connecticut Regional in Hartford, CT and FIRST World Championship in Atlanta, GA
Attachment: Robotics Back up 08-09.pdf

43. Consultant Agreement: Gardendale Elementary - Forney Educational, Inc.
Attachment: Forney Ed Agreement_09.pdf
Attachment: Forney Ed Info.pdf

H. Educational Technology

44. Wide-Area Network (WAN) & Internet Circuit Upgrades
H. Project Management

45. Amendment #2 to Agreement for Design/Build Services for Additions and Renovations at Satellite High School
Attachment: Satellite Amendment No. 2.pdf

I. Staff Reports
46. Staff Reports

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

K. Board Member Reports
48. Board Member Reports

L. Superintendent's Report
49. Superintendent's Report

M. Adjourment
50. 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: 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.