11-22-2016 Organization of the Board with Oath and Regular School Board Meeting


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for its organization of the Board, Oath of Office and regular meeting on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, November 10, 2016. The affidavit of publication with a copy of the ad attached is filed in the Affidavit File in the Board Office.

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

Minutes: 

Superintendent Dr. Desmond Blackburn chaired the meeting until such time as a chairman was elected for the coming year. He called the meeting to order at: 5:34 p.m.


A-2. Oath of Office (Honarable Judge A.B. Majeed)
2. Oath of Office

Minutes: The Honorable Judge A.B. Majeed administered the Oath of Office to new School Board members: Tina Descovich, District 3 and Matthew Susin, District 4.

A-3. Roll Call
3. Roll Call

Minutes: Members Present:  Misty Belford, John Craig, Tina Descovich, Matthew Susin and Andy Ziegler

A-4. Invocation
A-5. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Michelle Irwin, Assistant Superintendent of Government and Community Relations, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

5. Election of School Board Chairman

Minutes: 

With Superintendent Dr. Desmond Blackburn presiding until the election of a Chairman, the Board proceeded to organize in compliance with Section 1001.371, Florida Statutes.

  • Andy Ziegler - term expires November 2018
  • Misty Belford - term expires November 2018
  • John Craig - term expires November 2018
  • Tina Descovich - term expires November 2020
  • Matthew Susin - term expires November 2020

School Board Attorney, Harold Bistline, explained the process for the election of the Chairman of the Board.

John Craig nominated Misty Belford as Chairman. There being no further nominations, the Superintendent called for a vote for the nomination of Misty Belford, who was elected Chairman for 2016-2017 unanimously.

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Dr. Blackburn asked for a brief recess at 5:43 p.m. so the technology could be reconfigured to accomodate the needs of the new chairperson.
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Ms. Belford, Chairperson, presided from this point forward. She reconvened the meeting at 5:50 p.m.
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II. Chairman Presiding

6. Election of School Board Vice-Chairman

Minutes: 

Chairman Belford opened the floor for nominations for vice chairman.  Andy Ziegler nominated John Craig.  

Hearing no further nominations, a vote was called for John Craig to be named vice chairman.  Mr. Craig was elected to serve as vice chairman for 2016-2017 by a unanimous vote.

 

 

7. Designate Dates, Times and Place of School Board Meetings with Exceptions
Attachment: Option 1- Board Meeting Dates 2017.pdf
Minutes: Mr. Craig asked if the Board would be ok with moving the meeting slated for January 17, to January 24, 2017.

Motions:
Approve the Superintendent's recommendation for the Board to adopt the dates, times and place for the School Board meetings for 2017.- FAIL
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: John Craig
John Craig- Nay
Tina Descovich- Nay
Misty Haggard-belford- Nay
Matthew Susin- Nay
Andrew Ziegler- Nay



Motions:
Approve the Superintendent's recommendation for the Board to adopt the dates, times and place for the School Board meetings for 2017 with the exception of the January meeting.  Move the January 17, 2017 meeting to  January 24, 2017.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Andrew Ziegler
Second: John Craig
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

III. Chairman Appointments of Board Representatives

8. Appointment of Board Representatives

Minutes: 

Chairman Appointments of Board Representatives

  1. League of Cities - Matt Susin 
  2. Brevard County Values Adjustment Board - Tina Descovich (Andy Ziegler as Alternate)
  3. Professional Development Council - Tina Descovich 
  4. Federal Relations Subcommittee - John Craig 
  5. Brevard Cultural Alliance - Matt Susin 
  6. Central Florida Public School Boards Coalition  -Andy Ziegler  (John Craig as the alternate)
  7. Brevard Schools Foundation - John Craig (Matt Susin as the alternate)
  8. Head Start Committee - Matt Susin 
  9. FSBA Legislative Liaison - Misty Belford (John Craig as the alternate)
  10. FSBA Board of Directors - Andy Ziegler (John Craig as the alternate)
  11. Choice/Charter School Liaison - Misty Belford
  12. School Age Childcare Committee - Matt Susin 
  13. Superintendent's Advisory Committee - Andy Ziegler
  14. Capital Outlay Committee - Matt Susin
  15. FSBA Advocacy Subcommittee -Misty Belford
IV. Board Authorization

9. Board Authorization


Motions:

Authorize the Superintendent to have signature facsimiles made of the Chairman and the Superintendent to be used for the signing of checks.

Approve the continued use of the current signature facsimiles for district checks until such time that the new facsimiles are received.

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

V. Recess School Board Meeting - Time Certain Leasing Corp.

10. Recess School Board Meeting for Time Certain Leasing Corporation Election of Officers

Minutes: At the conclusion of the Consent Agenda, Chairman Belford called for a recess at 7:14 p.m. to convene the Leasing Corporation Meeting.

A-7. Entertainment
A-8. Adoption of Agenda
11. Adoption of Agenda

Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn read into record the changes on the Supplemental Agenda which are changes made after the agenda was released to the public on November 15, 2016.

Consent Additions

  • F-19. Student Expulsions

Consent Revisions

  • F-30. Lease of Huntington Property to Brevard County
  • F-37. SROs (Andersen and Golfview Elementary)

Information Revisions

  • H-53. School Improvement Plans

Information Deletion

  • School Advisory Council Membership Report

Dr. Blackburn requested that the Leasing Corporation Meeting be delayed until the conclusion of the Consent Agenda.  The Board was in agreement.



Motions:
Adopt the agenda for the Regular School Board meeting of November 22, 2016 and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: John Craig
Second: Andrew Ziegler
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


A-9. Administrative Staff Recommendations
12. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Minutes: Dr. Blackburn welcomed Rivers Lewis, the new director of Labor Relations who began with the district on November 14, 2016.  Dr. Blackburn invited Mr. Lewis to say a few words.

Motions:

Approve the applicable listed administrative staff recommendations:

Accept the resignation of Michelle Irwin, Assistant Superintendent of Government & Community Relations, effective January 6, 2017.

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


B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
B. Middle School Programs/K-12

13. Recognition of District STEM Alliance Winners
Attachment: Copy of 2016 STEM Alliance board agenda attachment.pdf
Minutes: Dr. Blackburn introduced the director of Middle School Programs, Barbara Rodriques, who facilitated the recognition.
B. Elementary Leading & Learning

14. Recognition - Diane Gard, Elementary Math Resource Teacher

Minutes: Dr. Blackburn invited Jane Cline, assistant superintendent of Elementary Leading and Learning to facilitate the recognition of Ms. Diane Gard.

C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Student Services

15. Inclusive Schools Week Proclamation
Attachment: Inclusive Schools Week Proclamation.pdf

Motions:
Approve Proclamation regarding Inclusive Schools Week to take place December 5-9, 2016.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: John Craig
Second: Andrew Ziegler
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


D. Presentations
D. Elementary Leading and Learning

16. Presentation - Endeavour Elementary Community School
Attachment: BPS Board Presentation 11 22 16 Final (00000002).pdf
Minutes: 

Rachad Wilson, principal of Endeavour Elementary School provided the Board and viewing audience an update on the Community School.


E. Public Discussion
17. Public Comment

F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

18. Approval of Minutes
Attachment: 2016-1025 Spec. School Board meeting.pdf
Attachment: 2016-1025 Board Workshop District Debt.pdf
19. Student Expulsion
Attachment: 2017-02.pdf (Confidential Item)
F. Brevard Schools Foundation

20. Approval of Trish Barker to Brevard Schools Foundation Board of Directors
Attachment: Trish Barker Resume.pdf
F. Financial Services

21. Refunding of the District's 2007A and 2007B Certificates of Participation (COP)
Attachment: Resolution - SB 2017A School Board (01167208).pdf
Attachment: Brevard Co. SB 2017B School Board Resolution - Agenda (01166954).pdf
22. Request to Remove Stolen, Missing and Obsolete Assets Resulting from Review of Assets
Attachment: 10-25-2016 Memorandum.pdf
Attachment: Property Disposal - Retirement List for 10-25-2016.pdf
F. Human Resources

23. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 11-22-16.pdf
24. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 11-22-16.pdf
25. Job Description - Assistant Superintendent / Chief Information Officer
Attachment: CIOv2.pdf
Attachment: CIO-markup.pdf
F. Middle School Programs/K-12

26. Elementary Music Festival Lease Agreement with the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
Attachment: 2017 EMF KCPA contract.pdf
27. All-County Festival Lease Agreement with the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts
Attachment: 2017 AC KCPA contract.pdf
F. Students at Risk

28. Federal Entitlement Grants: Title III, Part A, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners
Attachment: TITLE III PARTB-10312016090822.pdf
29. Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth Grant (Immigrant Children/Youth Grant)
Attachment: TITLE III IMMIGRANT-10312016090722.pdf
F. Project Management

31. Bayside High School - Construction Management Services - Advanced Manufacturing Lab
Attachment: Bayside CTE - attachment.pdf
32. Pinewood Elementary School - Construction Management Services - Emergency Soffit Repair
Attachment: Pinewood soffit attachments.pdf
33. Kennedy Middle School - Design Build Services Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Kennedy GMP attachments.pdf
34. Melbourne High School - Design Build Services Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Melbourne High School GMP attachments.pdf
F. Plant Operation & Maintenance

35. Emergency Purchase for Fairglen Elementary School Lift Station
Attachment: Fairglen Elementary School Lift Station Repair Purchase Request #21706294 Coastal Septic Services.pdf
Attachment: Fairglen Emergency Purchase Request 10-25-2016.pdf
Attachment: Fairglen Coastal Septic Services, Inc Bid - 09-07-2016.pdf
F. District Security

36. Office of Program Policy and Government Accountability 2014-2015 Best Practices for Safety and Security Annual Self-Assessment - OPPAGA
Attachment: 14-15 FINAL OPPAGA Assessment (2016-10-03).pdf
37. SRO's (Andersen & Golfview Elementary)
Attachment: 2016-2017 Rockledge - Elementary Contract (2016-10-26).pdf
F. School Board Attorney

38. Subordination Agreement
Attachment: Exhibit A Estoppel Certificate.pdf
Attachment: Exhibit B Subordination Agreements.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

39. Approval of Consent


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


Items Pulled for Discussion
F. Facilities Services

30. Lease of Huntington Lane Property to Brevard County
Attachment: Location Map.pdf
Attachment: Resolution.pdf
Attachment: Appraisal.pdf
Attachment: Lease Agreement - Huntington Lane Property.pdf
Minutes: Mr. Craig and Mr. Ziegler both asked to pull this item.

Motions:

Approve the attached lease to Brevard County for the 4.93 acre parcel of vacant land on the west side of Huntington Lane.

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


G. Action
G. Purchasing & Warehouse

40. Purchasing Solicitations
Attachment: a - ITB 17-B-024-WH - Warranty and Accidental Damage Protection.pdf
Attachment: b - PB 17-PB-037-DR - Disaster Debris Inspection, Monitoring & Reporting Services.pdf
Attachment: c - PB 17-PB-016-WH - Enterprise Visitor Management System.pdf
Attachment: d - SC 17-039-OC - Paper-Office, Virgin and Recycled Content.pdf
Minutes: Chairman Belford reconvened the meeting at 7:25 p.m.

Motions:

Award the Invitation to Bid (ITB) below:

a - ITB #17-B-024-WH - Warrenty and Accidental Damage Protection for MacBook Air Laptops at Stone Magnet School - Secondary Leading & Learning - $36,600.00 - Other Sources - Internal

Approve the Piggybacks (PBs) listed below:

b - PB #17-PB-037-DR - Debris Monitoring & Reporting Services - Facilities Services - $1,000,000.00 - Operating Other

c - PB #17-016-WH - Enterprise Visitor Management System - Chief Operations - $197,285.00 - Operating - Other/Capital Projects

Approve the State Contract (SC) below:

d - SC #17-SC-039-OC - Paper: Office, Virgin and Recycled Content - Purchasing & Warehouse Services - $200,000.00 - Operating - Other

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

41. Department/School Initiated Agreements
Attachment: a - SSA 16-764-A1 - ProvidaStaff.pdf
Attachment: b - SSA 13-247-KR A7 - Investment Advisory Services.pdf
Attachment: c - SSA 17-270-DR - AOTC.pdf
Attachment: d - SSA 17-305-DK - Crisis Prevention Program.pdf
Attachment: e - SSA 17-320-LU - InSciEd Out Foundation.pdf

Motions:

Approve the Sales and Service Agreement (SSAs) Amendments below:

a - SSA #16-764-A1 - ProvidaStaff - Student Services - $100,000.00 - Operating Other

b - SSA #13-247-KR-A8 - Investment Advisory Services -  Financial Services - $84,000.00 Capital - Operating - Other

Approve the Sales and Service Agreements (SSAs) listed below:

c - SSA #17-270-DP - AOTC - Facilities Services - $24,000.00 - Operating Other

d - SSA #17-305-DK - Crisis Prevention Program - Student Services - $18,985.00 - Special Revenue - Federal - IDEA

e - SSA #17-320-LU - InSciEd Out Foundation - Equity, Innovation & Choice - $8,400.00  - Special Revenue - Federal

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

G. Elementary Leading and Learning

42. 2016-17 Student Progression Plan for Brevard Public Schools
Attachment: SPP Revisions 2016-17.pdf
Attachment: 2016-17 Student Progression Plan - Copy.pdf
Minutes: Mr. Craig expressed gratitude for the

Motions:
Approve the Brevard Public Schools Student Progression Plan for 2016-17 school year.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: John Craig
Second: Andrew Ziegler
John Craig- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


H. Information
H. Financial Services

43. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report - June 30, 2016
Attachment: 2016 CAFR.pdf
Minutes: 
H. Employee Benefits & Risk Management

44. The School Board's Medical Stop Loss Insurance Policy Renewal
H. Human Resources

45. Job Description - Customer Care Administrator
Attachment: CustomerCareAdmin.pdf
46. Job Description - IA-Dual Sensory
Attachment: IA I - Dual Sensory_MarkUp.pdf
Attachment: IA I - Dual Sensory.pdf
Attachment: IA II - Dual Sensory_MarkUp.pdf
Attachment: IA II - Dual Sensory.pdf
47. Job Description - General Counsel
Attachment: General Counsel.pdf
Minutes: Dr. Blackburn asked Dr. Carol Kindt, Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources, to provide some information to the Board about the process and timeline for moving forward.
H. Secondary Leading and Learning

48. Field Trip - Cocoa High School FIRST Robotics to Attend FIRST World Championship in Houston, Texas, April 18 - 23, 2017
Attachment: FIRST Championship Tentative Itinerary.pdf
49. Field Trip - Cocoa High School FIRST Robotics to Participate in the FIRST Midwest Regional in Chicago, Illinois, March 28 - April 2, 2017
Attachment: FIRST Midwest Regional Tentative Itinerary.pdf
50. Merritt Island Band Field Trip to New York, New York, May 24-29, 2017
Attachment: Merritt Island Band Trip 2017 Itinerary.pdf
51. South East Interscholastic Championships - Pine Mountain, GA, January 14-15, 2017
Attachment: South East Interscholastic Championships - Information and Itinerary.pdf
52. Field Trip - Titusville High School NJROTC Orienteering Team to Participate in the National Orienteering Championships, Red Top Mountain, GA, February 18-19, 2017.
Attachment: NJROTC Itinerary to Red Top Mountain, Georgia.pdf
H. Elementary Leading and Learning

53. School Improvement Plans
Attachment: 16-17 SIP Roster School List.pdf
H. Facilities Services

54. Waive Facility Use Agreement Costs for the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum at Whispering Hills
Attachment: STEAM Space Proposal.pdf
Attachment: STEAM Space Strategic Plan.pdf
Attachment: STEAM Space Location.pdf

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

Minutes: 

Mr. Craig expressed appreciation of the Veteran's Day programs that he attended.  He congratulated and welcomed the two new Board members.

Ms. Descovich thanked everyone as she was appreciative of their help.  She said she was grateful to be part of the Board.

Mr. Ziegler also welcomed the two new Board members and also enjoyed the various Veteran's Day celebrations that he attended.  He made an announcement about the upcoming toy run and said he would be sending out an invitation to employees asking if they wish to participate.

Mr. Susin said he was proud to be sitting at the dais.  He also mentioned that he is looking forward to working with senior leadership.

Ms. Belford thanked her peers for supporting her and moving her into the chair position.  She also wanted to recognize Mark Langdorf and his team for improving the biometric processes.  She mentioned the Astronaut High homecoming parade success. 

Regarding the Board representatives committee appointments; Ms. Belford requested that each member provide a brief report on his or her participation during Board Reports.  


L. Superintendent's Report
56. Superintendent's Report

Minutes: 

Dr. Blackburn commented that they were able to raise $5,885 for breast cancer awareness.  He wished everyone happy holidays.


M. Adjournment
57. Adjournment

Minutes: 

Chairperson Belford adjourned the meeting at 7:41 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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