12-11-2018 School Board Meeting


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 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 29, 2018. 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: Chairman Tina Descovich called the meeting to order at: 5:31 p.m.

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Minutes: 

Members Present: Misty Belford, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Kayte Campbell.

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Cheryl McDougall was unable to attend due to circumstances beyond her control.
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A. Moment of Silence
3. Moment of Silence

Minutes: There was no one for whom to hold a moment of silence.

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

Minutes: Matt Reed, Assistant Superintendent of Government and Community Relations, led the Pledge of Allegiance.
54. Pledge of Allegiance

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

Minutes: Board members and Dr. Mullins utilized this opportunity to recognize and thank students, staff and members of the community.

A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda
Attachment: 2018-1211 Supplemental.pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullins read into record the items on the Supplemental Agenda which are changes made to the agenda since it was released to the public on December 4, 2018.

Additions

  • F-15. Audit Committee Representative
  • F-17. Board Meeting Date Revisions
  • G-32. Legislative Priorities 2019

Revisions

  • A-7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • F-14. Meeting Minutes
  • F-16. Student Expulsions
  • G-32. Legislative Priorities

Deletions

  • Board Policy 5121 Controlled Open Enrollment
  • Board Policy 5120 Assignment within District
  • Board Policy 7120  Criteria of Balancing School Membership to Capacity


Motions:
Adopt the December 11, 2018 School Board meeting agenda and its revisions.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye


A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Minutes: Dr. Mullins recognized the administrative staff personnel present in the audience and offered them time to make comments and introductions.

Motions:

Approve the applicable listed administrative staff recommendations:

Accept the retirement of Nancy H. West from the position of Assistant Principal at Dr. W. J. Creel Elementary School, effective January 10, 2019.

The reclassification/transfer of Rodrick Lawson from the position of Teacher on Assignment at Coquina Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Imperial Estates Elementary School, on an annual contract, effective January 7, 2019.  Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

The reclassification/transfer of Tauna Lynn Phillips from the position of Guidance Counselor at Westside Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Quest Elementary School, on an annual contract, effective January 7, 2019.  Annual Salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.

 

 

 

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye


B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
D. SLL Acceleration & Enrichment

8. Healthy School District Award
Attachment: 2019 FL Healthy School District Presentation Request Letter 10.23.18.pdf
Minutes: Laurie Conlan, District Food and Nutrition Manager, facilitated the presentation.
D. Adult/Community Education

9. Scholarship Check Presentation: Florida Association of Governmental Fleet Administrators (FLAGFA)

Minutes: Brian Carroll, Port Authority Fleet Manager, Ernest Hutman, City of Melbourne Fleet Manager and Tony Jones, City of Cocoa Fleet Manager, presented a check for $2,500 to Jeff Arnott, Director of Adult and Community Education.
D. District Operations

10. Stop the Bleed

Minutes: Major Andrew Walters, Director of District and School Security, facilitated the presentation. Fire chief Mark Schollmeyer provided a brief overview of the Stop the Bleed initiative.
D. Project Management

11. Independent Citizens Oversight Committee - Annual Report to the School Board
Attachment: ICOC 2018 Report to the School Board December 11 2018.pdf
Attachment: ICOC Annual Report powerpoint Dec 2018i.pdf
Minutes: Gary Shiffrin, Chairman of the ICOC presented the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee Annual Report. The report was approved by the ICOC at their October 17,  2018 meeting.

E. Public Comment
12. Public Comment

Minutes: 

Chairman Descovich reminded speakers that they would have three minutes in which to make comments and of the decorum expected while speaking.

Speakers in order of appearance:

  1. Anthony Colucci - Collective Bargaining
  2. Vanessa Skipper - Teacher Salary
  3. Renee Smithwick - Teacher Salary
  4. Christine Chandler - Pay for Employees
  5. Cynthia Wilson - Pay for Employees
  6. Evan Ernst - Who We Play For
  7. Dr. Cosgrove - Who We Play For
  8. Shawn Sima - Who We Play For
  9. Marianne Hendrix - Who We Play For
  10. Christine Casburn - Who We Play For
  11. Santana Lange - Who We Play For
  12. Jamie Dudley - Who We Play For
  13. Lexi Sima - Who We Play For
  14. Sarah Worthington - Who We Play For
  15. Anna Maria Stanley - Who We Play For
  16. Heather Cince - Who We Play For
  17. Kurt Easton - Who We Play For
  18. Steven Deon - Cocoa High Scoreboards
    1. Ms. Descovich referred Mr. Deon to Sue Hann, assistant superintendent of Facilities Services.

 


F. Consent
F. Board Office

13. Audit Committee Representative
Attachment: Resume - Wally Majid.pdf
14. Meeting Minutes
Attachment: 2018-1113 Special Meeting Draft Minutes.pdf
Attachment: 2018-1120 Leasing Corporation Draft Minutes.pdf
Attachment: 2018-1120 Organization of the Board Draft Minutes.pdf
15. Audit Committee Representative
16. Student Expulsions
Attachment: 2019-13S.pdf (Confidential Item)
Attachment: 2019-14S.pdf (Confidential Item)
Attachment: 2019-15S.pdf (Confidential Item)
17. 2019 Board Meeting Date Revisions
Attachment: Board Approved Meeting Dates 2019 Revision.pdf
F. Financial Services

18. Property Disposal
Attachment: Board Report 12-11-2018.pdf
Attachment: Board Report Letters 12-11-2018.pdf
19. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report - June 30, 2018
Attachment: FY18 CAFR Final - Board Agenda 12-11-18.pdf
20. Operating Fund Budget Amendment #2 for October 31, 2018
Attachment: Budget Amendment #2 - October 31, 2018.pdf
F. Human Resources

21. Support Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Support Staff 12-11-18.pdf
22. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Attachment: Instructional Staff 12-11-18.pdf
23. Specialist - Safety & Security Support Personnel
Attachment: Specialist School Safety 12-11-18.pdf (Confidential Item)
F. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning

24. Field Trip - Jackson Middle School 8th Grade Students to Washington, D.C.
Attachment: Washington DC Itinerary 2019 - Jackson Middle School.pdf
25. Field Trip - Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High School Music Department to the Southern Star Music Festival in Atlanta, Georgia
Attachment: Itinerary - Southern Star Music Festival - Cocoa Beach Jr-Sr High SY19.pdf
26. Field Trip - Astronaut High School Music Department Trip to New York City, New York.
Attachment: BRT Tour Agreement - Astronaut HSBO March 2019 (002).pdf
Attachment: Astronaut High Band Trip to New York City.pdf
Attachment: Itinerary for-Astronaut HSB-NYC March 2019.pdf
Attachment: Proposal -Astronaut HSB-NYC - March 2019.pdf
27. Field Trip - Viera High School Hawk Robotics Team to Houston, Texas
Attachment: VHS Hawk Robotics Travel_Agenda_Championship_Houston TX 2019 (002).pdf
F. Project Management

28. West Shore Jr./Sr. High School - Commissioning Services
Attachment: West Shore Commissioning Attachments.pdf
29. Atlantis Elementary School - Construction Administration Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Atlantis Construction Administration Attachments.pdf
30. Endeavour Elementary School - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Attachment: Endeavour GMP Attachments 11 26 2018.pdf
Attachment: Endeavour Phase II Cost Benefit Form.pdf
F. Approval of Consent

31. Approval of Consent


Motions:
Approve the December 11, 2018 School Board Meeting Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Matthew Susin- Aye
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye


Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Board Office

32. Legislative Priorities 2019
Attachment: BPS Legislative Priorities 2019.pdf

Motions:
Approve the attached list of 2019 legislative priorities.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Purchasing & Warehouse

33. Department/School Initiated Agreements
Attachment: a - 19-308-A-JW thru 19-314-A-JW - Mental Health Crisis Counseling - Agenda.pdf
Attachment: b - 19-416-A-WH - TNTP Insight Survey.pdf
Attachment: c - 19-272-C-JW - Karen Kangas (Access Project).pdf

Motions:

Approve the Agreements below:

a - 19-308-A-JW thru 19-314-A-JW - Counseling Services for Crisis Situations - $188,352.00 - Student Services - Operating Categorical

b - 19-416-A-WH - TNTP Insight Survey - $65,000.00 - Human Resources - Operating Other

- 19-272-C-JW - Karen Kangas - $3,300.00 - Equity, Innovation and Choice - Special Revenue Federal (Access Project)

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

34. Purchasing Solicitations
Attachment: a - PB 19-371-PB-WH - Mutualink.pdf
Attachment: b - 19-346-B-NC Electric Vehicles for Driver's Education - Agenda Updated 11.14.18.pdf
Attachment: c - 19-146-B-SH - Playground Surfacing.pdf
Attachment: d - 19-202-B-SH - HVAC Supplies Discount Catalog Bid.pdf
Attachment: e - 19-201-JE - Asbestos and Lead Based Paint Abatement.pdf
Attachment: f - 19-171-P-WH - Insurance Consultant and Broker of Record Svcs.pdf
Attachment: g - 19-442-PB-SH - Scoreboards and Electronic Signs, Installation and Services.pdf

Motions:

Approve the PiggyBack (PB) below:

a - 19-371-PB-WH - Mutualink - $290,950.00 - District and School Security - Operating Categorical

Approve the Invitations To Bid (ITBs) below:

b - 19-346-NC - Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicles for Driver's Education - $52,912.00 - Secondary Leading & Learning - Operating Other

c - 19-146--B-SH - Playground Surfacing Material - $Various - Facilities Services - Operating Other

d - 19-202-B-SH - HVAC Supplies Discount Catalog Bid - $Various - Facilities Services - Operating Other

Approve the Requests For Proposal (RFPs) below:

e - 19-201-P-JE - Asbestos & Lead Based Paint Abatement Service - $Various - Facilities Services - Operating Other

f - 19-171-P-WH - Insurance Consultant and Broker of Record Services - $Various - Employee Benefits - Operating Other

Approve the Piggy Back (PB) below:

g - PB 10-442-PB-SH - Scorecards and Electronic Signs, Installation and Services - Facilities Services - $Various - Operating Other

 

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning

35. Board Policy 2131 Educational Goals
Attachment: 2131 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.

 



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 2131 Educational Goals

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

36. Board Policy 2432 Driver Education
Attachment: 2432 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 2432 Driver Education

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

37. Board Policy 2575 Service Learning
Attachment: 2575 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 2575 Service Learning

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

38. Board Policy 5410 Student Progression
Attachment: 5410 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 5410 Student Progression

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Katye Campbell
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

39. Board Policy 5410.01 Promotion, Placement and Retention
Attachment: 5410.01 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 5410.01 Promotion, Placement and Retention

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

40. Board Policy 5460.01 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students
Attachment: 5460.01 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 5460.01 Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Katye Campbell
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

41. Board Policy 5463 Credits from Other Schools
Attachment: 5463 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 5463 Credits from Other Schools

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

42. Board Policy 2230 Course Guides
Attachment: 2230 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 2230 Course Guides

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Equity, Innovation & Choice

43. Board Policy 5465 General Education Development (GED) Tests
Attachment: 5465 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Approve revisions to Board Policy 5465 General Education Development (GED) Tests

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Tina Descovich
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Student Services

44. Board Policy 5517.03 Dating Violence and Abuse
Attachment: 5517.03 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18)).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Hold a public hearing and approve the revisions in School Board Policy 5517.03 Dating Violence and Abuse.

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Misty Belford
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning

45. Board Policy 2623 Student Assessment
Attachment: 2623 Executive Summary, Current, Neola, Redline, Clean (SB Mtg 11-20-18).pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:

Hold a public hearing and approve the revisions to School Board Policy 2623 Student Assessment.

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

46. 2018-19 Student Progression Plan for Brevard Public Schools
Attachment: 2018-19 Student Progression Plan redline FINAL DRAFT (11-27-18).pdf
Attachment: SPP Revisions 2018-19 final DRAFT_11-27-2018.pdf
Minutes: 

Dr. Mullin read into record the revisions to the policy. 

Ms. Descovich asked if anyone wished to provide remarks concerning the policy revisions.  There were no public speakers that came forward.



Motions:
Approve the Brevard Public Schools Student Progression Plan for the 2018-19 school year and authorize the Superintendent to advertise for a Public Hearing.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Project Management

47. Attendance Boundary Changes for the 2019-20 School Year
Attachment: October 23 2018 Capacity Workshop Presentation.pdf
Attachment: Attendance Boundary Change Maps.pdf
Attachment: Attendance Boundary Change Admin Procedure Supporting Policy 7110.pdf
Attachment: Community Meeting Summary and Correspondence.pdf
Attachment: Evaluation Committee Scoring Matrix Summary 2018.pdf

Motions:
Authorize the Superintendent to advertise for a Public Hearing on January 22, 2019 to approve the proposed attendance boundary changes for the 2019-2020 school year:
  • Quest Elementary and Longleaf Elementary
  • DeLaura Middle and Hoover Middle School
  • Mims Elementary and Pinewood Elementary
Approve special consideration to allow rising 5th and 6th graders affected by the Mims and Pinewood Elementary attendance boundary change to remain at Pinewood Elementary (no transportation provided by BPS). 

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye
Matthew Susin- Aye

G. Compensation Services

48. Job Descriptions - Quality Control Analyst
Attachment: 9300_ANLST-Q CTRL_C2238_Draft.pdf

Motions:

Approve the attached Quality Control Analyst job description.

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Katye Campbell
Second: Misty Belford
Matthew Susin- Aye
Misty Belford- Aye
Katye Campbell- Aye
Tina Descovich- Aye


H. Information
H. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning

49. Secondary Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption
Attachment: Secondary Math Instructional Materials Adoption 2019-2024.pdf
H. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning

50. Elementary (K-6) Mathematics Instructional Materials Adoption
Attachment: Elementary Mathematics Adoption 2019-2020.pdf
Attachment: Quote Brevard_SQ-006011.pdf

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

Minutes: 

Ms. Belford provided an update on the Florida School Boards Association (FSBA) Legislative Committee and the Federal Relations Subcommittee also from FSBA.

Mr. Susin spoke about the District having a policy to require student athletes to have an EKG prior to participation.  Board consensus was to have a workshop on this matter.  


L. Superintendent's Report
52. Superintendent's Report

Minutes: Dr. Mullins had nothing further to report. 

M. Adjournment
53. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Descovich 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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