MISSION: TO SERVE EVERY STUDENT WITH EXCELLENCE AS THE STANDARD


12-11-2007 School Board Meeting


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in regular session on Tuesday, December 11, 2007, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in The Eagle newspaper on Thursday, December 6, 2007 and 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: 

Chairman Janice Kershaw called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.


A-2. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: 

Members Present: Janice Kershaw, Larry Hughes, Amy Kneessy, Barbara Murray, and Robert Jordan

Chairman Kershaw asked for a moment of silence for Rafe Maccarone, a sophomore from Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School and Darren Young, a 4th grade student from Cambridge Elementary.


A-3. Invocation (Crystal McDougle, 6th Grade, Mila Elementary)
3. Invocation

Minutes: Crystal McDougle, 6th Grade, from Mila Elementary presented the Board with the Invocation.

A-4. Pledge of Allegiance (Courtney Decker, 6th Grade, Mila Elementary)
4. Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes: Courtney Decker, 6th Grade from Mila Elementary led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

A-5. Entertainment (Mila Elementary Chorus and Orff)
5. Entertainment

Minutes: 

Mila Elementary Chorus and Orff  group under the direction of music director, Christine Givens, who entertained the Board members prior to the start of the board meeting and played one additional number.

Ms. Kershaw thanked Ms. Givens and her students for entertaining the Board.

Dr. DiPatri took this oppurtunity to thank Ms. Givens along with Dr. Betsy Butler, Principal at Mila Elementary, for being re-designated as a Statewide Music Demonstration School for 2008-2011.

Chairman Kershaw called for a 2 minute break.


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

Minutes: 

Ms. Kneessy requested that the Board reports be moved up between the Public Discussion and the Consent Agenda. Ms. Kneessy stated that her report would have impact on the consent agenda tonight and is asking for special consideration at this one meeting for her 6 minute report.

Discussion ensued between Ms. Kershaw, Mr. Jordan  and Mr. Hughes in regards to Ms. Kneessy's request.

Ms. Kershaw stated that the Board would have Ms. Kneessy's Board report after Public Discussion before the Consent agenda since it encompasses numerous items on the consent agenda.

Ms. Kneessy stated that she would like more time and would like to do her report early on in the agenda.

Ms. Kershaw stated as long as it pertains to specific items on the agenda.

Ms. Kneessy special request to move her Board report was granted.



Motions:
Approve the Adoption of the Agenda- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Barbara Murray
Second: Robert Jordan
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: 

Dr. DiPatri read the following changes into the agenda.

Additional Presentation
D-2.  Update of SBA-Local Government Investment Pool

Consent Revisions
F-2.   Student Expulsions
F-4.   Budget Amendment #2 for the Operating Fund, 2007-2008

Information Additions
H-16.   E-Rate Funding in Year 10

Information Revisions
H.13.   Soft Redistricting (Attachment of Maps)

 


B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests
B. District Communications

7. B-1. Blue Ribbon School Recognitions

Minutes: 

Dr. DiPatri recognized Port Malabar Elementary, Robert Lewis Stevenson, Elementary School of the Arts, and Suntree Elementary School as 2007 No Child Left Behind - Blue Ribbon Schools.

Dr. DiPatri recognized the District's current Blue Ribbon Schools Gemini Elementary and West Shore Jr. /Sr. High School


C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Board Office/ Superintendent

8. C-1. Resolution for Florida Schools of Excellence- Local Education Authority Responsibilities
Attachment: 11.20-.07 ResolutionRegardingFloridaSchoolsofExcellence.pdf

Motions:
To approve/adopt the resolution for the Florida Schools of Excellence/ Local Education Authority Responsibilities. - PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Larry Hughes
Second: Barbara Murray
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: 

Mr. Jordan asked for clarity on whether we are setting a precedence with this resolution and asked for discussion on if a Charter school requests the district assistance that we would not turn them away.

Mr. Hughes stated that his position is No Authority-No Responsibility. He does not think that it is fair to provide services to Charter school in which we have no authority.

Mr. Jordan stated that we do help out the private schools and would expect the same for charter schools.

Dr. DiPatri stated that we do not assume responsibility they pay for a service. The spirit of the resolution is in regards to being a School Board Authority not as a vendor.

Mr. Jordan stated that he wanted to make sure that it's clear that if a charter comes to us for a service that the district is not going to turn them away.

C. Brevard Schools Foundation

9. C-2. Proclamation - January National Mentoring Month
Attachment: Mentoring Month.pdf

Motions:
Proclaim January as National Mentoring Month- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Robert Jordan
Second: Larry Hughes
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye


D. Presentations
D. Educational Technology

10. D-1. Educational Technology Presentation on Internet-Based Grade Reporting and "Sunrise Standard" Initiatives
Attachment: Sunrise Standard and Gradequick Dec.11.07.pdf
Minutes: 

Mr. Steve Muzzy, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Technology, gave a presentation on Internet-Based Grade Reporting and Sunrise Standards Initiatives.

Mr. Hughes complimented Mr. Muzzy and his staff for the upgrades in technology especially GradeQuick/Edline.

Mr. Jordan questioned Mr. Muzzy on what was going to be done about the portables as it relates to the Sunshine Standards. Mr. Muzzy stated what is being recommended is a portable unit. Schools that have a lot of portables, will be project specific.

Ms. Kershaw also complimented Mr. Muzzy and his staff.

Dr. DiPatri complimented Mr. Muzzy and his staff on having the foresight in creating a standard for the district. Dr. DiPatri stated that Mr. Muzzy's staff accomplished a major upgrade in the district's email system and there were 4 or 5 managers that worked 32 hours in one weekend to make this change go smoothly.

D. Additional Items

11. D-2. Update on SBA-Local Government Investment Pool
Attachment: SBA Update 12-11-07.pdf
Attachment: Investment Strategy Presentation 12.11.07.pdf
Minutes: 

Judy Preston, Associate Superintendent of Financial Services gave a presentation to the Board regarding on update of SBA-Local Investment Pool.

Ms. Preston introduced Steve Alexander from PFM Asset Management, the district investment advisor. Mr. Alexander gave the Board information or their role and guidance that it is  provided to the District.

Ms. Kershaw asked how is the COP issue going to effect the opening of High School CCC. Ms. Preston stated that with the resolution was approved, the contract can be signed and that the opening will not be effected.

Mr. Hughes asked if the district received any feedback from the County as to what the Impact on the Impact Fees might be. Ms. Preston said that we have not received any information at this point.


E. Public Discussion
12. Public Discussion

Minutes: 

The Chair reminded the public that there are three minutes per speaker set aside for discussion.  She also stated that the Board would not respond to issues this evening but the Superintendent would investigate and respond in a timely manner.  The following persons addressed the Board:

1.    Karen Hendersen, Viera - Sex Ed tapes, District, IB Programs
2.   Julie Kugelmann, Merritt Island - 1010 Contract
3.   Anne Spencer, BFT, Rockledge - Instructional Time
4.   Marjorie Ebersbach, BASA, Rockledge- Non-bargaining Salary
5.   Christine Newman, Indialantic- Testing required of Kindergarteners
6.    Patricia Yate, Cocoa - Soft Redistricting
7.   Justine Flanagan, Port St. John - Soft Redistricting
8.   Debra Greco, Local Union 1010, Orlando - Local 1010 Contract Voting Results

 

 

 

 

 

 


F. Consent
F. Board Office/Superintendent

13. F-1. Approve Minutes
14. F-2. Student Expulsions
F. Brevard Schools Foundation

15. F-3. Board Member Nomination for Brevard Schools Foundation
Attachment: Kevin Trainor.pdf
F. Budgeting, Cost Accounting & FTE

16. F-4. Budget Amendment #2 for the Operating Fund, 2007-08
Attachment: Budget Amendment 2 2007-08.pdf
F. Purchasing & Warehouse

17. F-5. Surplus Property
Attachment: DEC_11_07.pdf
18. F-6. Purchasing Bids, RFPs, RFQs, Sales and Services Agreement
Attachment: RFQ 0813 12-11-07.pdf
Attachment: RFQ 0815 - 12-11-07.pdf
Attachment: SSA 0803CH - Curriculum Advantage - Sch Ops - 12.11.07.pdf
Attachment: SSA 0804CH - American Education Corp - Sec Prgms - 12.11.07.pdf
Attachment: RFQ 0814 12-11-07.pdf
Attachment: RFQ 0811 - 12-11-07.pdf
Attachment: SSA 0806CH - EasyHRweb - Comp & Benefits - 12.11.07.pdf
Attachment: Bid 07-018BM reaward1.pdf
Attachment: SSA 0805CH - EasyHRweb, LLC - Labor Relations - 12.11.07.pdf
F. Transportation

19. F-7. Isolated Transportation 2007-2008-Student M.B.
F. Human Resources

20. F-8. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 12-11-07.pdf
21. F-9. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 12-11-07.pdf
F. Curriculum & Instruction

22. F-12. Title II, part D - Enhancing Education through Technology "Leveraging Laptops through the Florida Digital Educator Program"
F. Secondary Programs

23. F-13. Consultant Agreement with Dr. Valerie George and Brevard Public Schools
Attachment: Dr Valerie George Agreement.pdf
24. F-14. Consultant Agreement with Paulette Johnson and Brevard Public Schools
Attachment: Paulette Johnson Agreement.pdf
F. Adult/Community Education

25. F-15. Adult Education-Fee Schedule
Attachment: Attachment1.pdf
F. Area II Superintendent

26. F-16. Eau Gallie High School Drama and Vocal Department Trip to New York City, February 15-18, 2008
Attachment: EGHS NY Agenda.pdf
F. Area III Superintendent

27. F-17. Field Trip - Edgewood Jr./Sr. High Band, Orchestra and Chorus to New York
28. F-18. Field trip - Merritt Island High Chorus, Performance at Carnegie Hall, New York City
Attachment: MIHS Attach.pdf
29. F-19. Field trip - Merritt Island High School Band, New York City
30. F-20. Field Trip - Cocoa High School Robotics Team - FIRST Colorado Regional in Denver, Colorado and the FIRST World Championship in Atlanta, Georgia
F. Area IV Superintendent

31. F-21. Connecting Science Across the Curriculum
Attachment: Mobile Science Education.pdf
32. F-22. Nancy Prizito Writing Workshop - Apollo Elementary
F. Educational Technology

33. F-23. Wireless Communications Services
Attachment: Wireless Comm..pdf
F. Facilities Services

34. F-24. 3rd Year Renewal Renovation Projects-Cambridge Renewal and 5 Schools HVAC Upgrades
35. F-25. Utility Agreement-City of Melbourne-Satellite High School, Phase 2
Attachment: Utility Agreement - City of Melbourne - Satellite High School, Ph 2.pdf
F. Project Management

36. F-26. Easement for the City of West Melbourne at Meadowlane Intermediate School
Attachment: Easement Legal.pdf
Attachment: Grant of Easement-City of West Melbourne.pdf
37. F-27. Sanitary Sewer Connection Agreement with the City of West Melbourne at Meadowlane Intermediate Elementary School
Attachment: School.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

38. Approval of Consent Agenda

Minutes: 

Ms. Kershaw requested that Ms. Kneessy give her Board Report before the Board pulled specific items for discussion.

Ms. Kneessy stated that she wanted to be clear to the other Board Members on why she wanted to speak now. As per requested of Ms. Kershaw, Ms. Kneessy let the Board Members know what board agenda items would be covered.

Ms. Kneessy stated that Dr. DiPatri and herself have had conflict for the past several weeks and it is her desire to clear the air. Ms. Kneessy stated that she feels if she does not clear the air she would not have the ability to have good questions for the rest of the board meeting. Ms. Kneessy requested seven minutes to speak.

Ms. Kneessy went on the read several emails that went between the Dr. DiPatri and herself in which the Board was copied and personal statements.

Ms. Kershaw added that we have business to discuss and that it is expected from everyone on the Board, respect, professionalism, and maturity by putting aside personal differences for the good of the business that we are here to conduct.



Motions:
A motion to accept Items F-1 through F-9, F-12 through F-27. - PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Robert Jordan
Second: Larry Hughes
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye


Items Pulled for Discussion
F. Labor Relations

39. F-10. Ratification of the 2007-2008 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the School Board of Brevard County and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 1010
Attachment: Language for 2007-2008 contract.pdf
Attachment: 1010 PTS.pdf
Attachment: 1010 Grades 15-30.pdf
Attachment: 1010 PTH.pdf
Attachment: 1010 Food Services.pdf

Motions:
Approve the ratification vote of the contract salary and language for the 2007-2008 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Local 1010.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Barbara Murray
Second: Robert Jordan
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: 

Dr. Murray asked to pull this item for clarification on the data clerks due to the many emails that were sent to the Board Members.

Joy Salamone, Director of Labor Relations, responded to Dr. Murray about her concerns and stated that the data clerk position did not get an upgrade this year.

Dr. DiPatri stated that he sent a memo to the Board Member regarding this issue and that there are 36 clerks that are effected. The Union and the Board agreed to the changes and it was ratified six to one. Ms. Salamone, will be looking into this in the next session.

Ms. Kershaw stated that this is the same thing that happened to the bookkeepers last year. Ms. Salamone agreed.

Mr. Jordan, also requested that this item be pulled to clarify whether the data clerks would be in facts getting a raise. Ms. Salamone stated that they would be getting a raise but not a grade step increase.

Mr.. Jordan stated to those who wrote emails, that the Board did indeed get the emails and they would be included in next years negotiations.

40. F-11. Approve the Decision by the Special Magistrate on the Merit Award Pay (MAP)
Attachment: BREVARD COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD 11 25 07.pdf

Motions:
Approve the Special Magistrate's decision for the Board and the Brevard Federation of Teachers to participate in the 2007-2008 Merit Award Plan.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Robert Jordan
Second: Larry Hughes
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: 

Mr. Jordan pulled this item to inform the public on what the Special Magistrate decided on in regards to MAP.  Ms. Salamone stated that the Special Magistrate agreed with the Board that we should not give up four million dollars that could be conceivably given to a large percentage of our teachers for pay for performance next year. What the Board received is the Special Magistrate decision to go with the recommendation of the Board position to impose MAP. Tonight, you are just approving the special Magistrates decision.

Dr. DiPatri informed the Board on the upcoming process of this agenda.

 

F. District Security

41. F-28. 2007-08 School Resource Officer Agreements
Attachment: 2007-08 Unilateral Reimbursement SRO Contracts.pdf

Motions:
Approve the School Resource Officer contracts that provide for a unilateral reimbursement cost of $27,500 per SRO for the 2007-08 school year with the following law enforcement agencies: Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, West Melbourne. Presently there are 40 SROs serving 54 schools in the District. - PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Barbara Murray
Second: Larry Hughes
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: 

Dr. Murry pulled this item to question whether there has been any schools eliminated from the SRO contracts list and if the school currently has a Resource Officer if they would get one in the future.

Dr. DiPatri stated that there were no schools eliminated from the list and that the schools at this time would still get an SRO in the future.

Meeting was adjourned for a BPS News video break at  7:35 p.m.

Meeting was called to order at 7:50 p.m.


G. Action
G. Human Resources

42. G-1. Naming of High School "CCC"

Minutes: 

The Board decided to waive the 30 minute maximum time for this item and allow all 24 speakers to discuss their concerns.

Ms. Kershaw declared the public hearing open.

The Chair reminded the public that there are three minutes per speaker set aside for discussion.  She also stated that the Board would not respond to issues this evening but the Superintendent would investigate and respond in a timely manner.  The following persons addressed the Board:

  1. Dr. Sylvia Cacers, Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration, Orlando - Naming High School CCC
  2. William Capote, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  3. Jose Velazquez, West Melbourne - Naming High School CCC
  4. Adele Vogt, Melbourne - Naming High School CCC
  5. Michael DiNapoli - Naming High School CCC
  6. Marcus Roland, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  7. Emely Rosado, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  8. Joe Alba, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  9. Javier Molinares, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  10. Ernestine McGrigg, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  11. Lee Feldman, City Manager of Palm Bay, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  12. John Mazziotti, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  13. Thomas Guame, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  14. Teresa Lopez, Melbourne - Naming High School CCC
  15. Mary Lou Gonzalez speaking for Jessica Rivera, Melbourne - Naming High School CCC
  16. Samuel Lopez, Melbourne - Naming High School CCC
  17. Joe Quiles, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  18. Art Casingal, Melbourne - Naming High School CCC
  19. Kristine Isnardi, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  20. Jose  Echevorria, Merritt Island - Naming High School CCC
  21. Ingrid Enriquez, Rockledge - Naming High School CCC
  22. Pat Woodard, Palm Bay - Naming High School CCC
  23. Teri Jones, Cocoa - Naming High School CCC
  24. Ray Rodriquez, Newark - Naming High School CCC

Ms. Kershaw declared the public hearing closed.



Motions:
Hold Public Hearing and approve the recommendation of the Chairman to name High School "CCC" Roberto Clemente High School.- FAIL
 
Vote Results
Motion: Robert Jordan
Second: Barbara Murray
Larry Hughes- Nay
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Nay
Amy Kneessy- Nay
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: 

Ms. Kneessy gave a proposal to the Board of how the school should be named and the reason for her rationale.

Ms. Kershaw stated that the current School Board Policy does not allow for Ms. Kneessy's recommendation.

Ms. Kershaw stated that we need to slow down the process for community input and move to assigning a committee.

Mr. Hughes stated his concerns of circumventing the original process of naming a the school.

Mr. Jordan stated he is proud to be the one to bring this agenda item to the Board and it was based on what he thinks about human beings. We need to represent everyone in Brevard County.

Mr. Hughes and Ms. Kershaw stated that this process will be brought back when the Principal for High School "CCC" is named.

 

43. G-2. School Board Policies Review 9000 - Five-Year Plan
Attachment: 9160 Proposed Policy Change Form - Action - Wes Sumner - 12-11-07.pdf
Attachment: 9160 Bylaws Revisions - Action - Wes Sumner - 12-11-07.pdf

Motions:
Approve the revisions to School Board Policy 9160 and authorize the Superintendent to advertise for public hearing.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Robert Jordan
Second: Amy Kneessy
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

G. Area III Superintendent

44. G-3. Cambridge and IB Boundaries
Attachment: Cambridge & IB 2.pdf
Minutes: 

Public Discussion on the Cambridge and IB Programs.

The Chair reminded the public that there are three minutes per speaker set aside for discussion.  She also stated that the Board would not respond to issues this evening but the Superintendent would investigate and respond in a timely manner.  The following persons addressed the Board:

  1.  Kim Torres, Indialantic - Cambridge and IB Program
  2. Lauren Beadle, Melbourne - Cambridge and IB Program
  3. Lynne Snyder, Merritt Island - Cambridge and IB Program
  4. Diane Beadle, Melbourne - Cambridge and IB Program

 

 



Motions:
Approve Cambridge and IB boundaries and authorize the Superintendent to advertise for public hearing.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Robert Jordan
Second: Larry Hughes
Larry Hughes- Aye
Robert Jordan- Aye
Janice Kershaw- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye

Motion Minutes: Discussion ensued amoungst the Board Members regarding their concerns with the Cambridge and IB Boundaries and how the community feels about the changes.

H. Information
H. Board Office/Superintendent

45. H-1. Nominate School Board Representative to the West Melbourne Planning and Zoning Board
H. Budgeting, Cost Accounting & FTE

46. H-2. 2008-09 Budget Adoption Schedule
Attachment: TRIM Timetable (2).pdf
H. Compensation & Benefits

47. H-3. 2008 Stop Loss Renewal
H. Title I/Early Childhood Education

48. H-4. Proposal to Raise Title I Cut-Off

Minutes: 

Dr. Murray pulled this item to discuss some of her reservation in regards to pulling money from some of the schools.

Discussion ensued amongst the Board Members and Dr. DiPatri about the financial impact on the schools and its students.

 

H. Secondary Programs

49. H-5. Contract for 11th Grade Students to see 1776
50. H-6. Regional Science Fairs in Area Malls
51. H-7. Science Fair Field Trips
H. Adult/Community Education

52. H-8. Approve Contract between Adult Education and Southern Expressions by Christalee, Inc.
Attachment: BPS and C. Burkett.pdf
Attachment: Agreement.pdf
53. H-9. Approve the Adult and Community Education Reimbursement Contract with Southern Expressions by Christalee, Inc.
Attachment: CS Agreement.pdf
H. Area I Superintendent

54. H-10. Contracted Services Agreement between Columbia Elementary and Learning Wheels
Attachment: Columbia - Learning Wheel 1-29-08.pdf
55. H-11. Contracted Services Agreement between Turner Elementary and AIMS Education Foundation
Attachment: Turner - AIMS 1-29-08.pdf
H. Area II Superintendent

56. H-12. Naming of West Shore's Auditorium - Dr. Rita Galbraith Building for Arts and Sciences
H. Area III Superintendent

57. H-13. Soft Redistricting
Attachment: Soft Redistricting Map3.pdf
Minutes: 

Mr. Jordan pulled this item for clarification. Several of the Board Members thought that it was only the new students coming into the neighborhood would be affected.

Dr. Bobay explained how the soft redistricting would work in the Port St. John area.

Ms. Kershaw clarified to Mr. Jordan about the reason for doing this soft redistricting is not because we are running out of money,  but in fact that we are under state mandate to make these changes.

Ms. Kneessy stated her concerns in regarding to the impact of Minority and ESE and what it might do to the Title one to each building.

Dr. McIntyre stated that the district gathered information regarding minority and ESE programs. The information for Title one comes from free and reduced lunch and those things is not an available figure and not in a database and has to be done individually by school one by one. We are in the process of getting that information.

Ms. Kershaw requested that information be given to the Board in a written format and what the impact of redistricting.

Dr. DiPatri gave the following time line.


December 11, 2007 Information
January 22, 2008 Information for second time
February 12, 2008 Action (request for Superintendent to advertise)
March 25, 2008 Public Hearing

 

   

 


 

 

 

 

H. Area IV Superintendent

58. H-14. Roland Smith - Author - Workshop - Jackson Middle School
H. Project Management

59. H-15. School Impact Fees - Distribution #5
Attachment: Benefit District 4.pdf
Attachment: Benefit District 2.pdf
Attachment: Benefit District 1.pdf
Attachment: Benefit District 3.pdf
H. Additional Items

60. H-16. E-Rate Funding Year 10 (2007-2008) Request for Services
Attachment: ERATE 2009 Eligible Services.pdf

I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Reguired)
K. Board Member Reports
61. Board Member Report

Minutes: 

Dr. Murray had no report.

Ms. Kneessy did her report before the consent agenda.

Ms. Kershaw reminded the other Board Members about Master Board training on December 12th and that they should have received an invitation to a luncheon for the Governor's visit that recognizes the district for receiving the Sterling Award.

Ms. Jordan had no report.

Mr. Hughes questioned Ms. Kneessy on her earlier report and its relevance to the consent agenda.

 

Ms. Kneessy responded by clarifying her comments stated earlier in the evening.

 

Mr. Hughes invited the Chairman of the Board and the rest of the Board to consider how we’re going to deal with political statements during a political season. And requested that Ms. Kershaw help find a way to ensure that this doesn’t happen within the next twelve months.  

 

Ms. Kneessy responded to Mr. Hughes comments and stated that her actions were in the Board's best interest.

 

Ms. Kershaw stated  there was a forum for these types of issues to be discussed and we could continue this at the Master Board Training. The business of the evening is finished for tonight.


L. Superintendent's Report
62. Superintendent's Report

Minutes: 

Superintendent: No Report


M. Adjournment
63. Adjournment

Minutes: 

Ms. Kershaw wished Board Members, Staff, Students and everyone a well deserved break and to enjoy the holiday's which ever way is appropriate in thier families.

The school board meeting of December 11, 2007 was adjourned at 10:03 p.m.







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