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April 13, 2021 School Board Meeting

Pursuant to School Board Policy 8420.02, the School Board REQUIRES ALL VISITORS TO WEAR A FACE COVERING OF THE NOSE AND MOUTH AT ALL TIMES while on school board property when attendees cannot maintain social distancing. This is inclusive of attendance at School Board meetings/workshops. 

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The School Board of Brevard County met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Thursday, May 1, 2021 edition of The Eagle.  An affidavit of publication is available in the Board office. 

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A. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

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

A. Roll Call
2. Roll Call

Members Present:  Misty Belford, Cheryl McDougall, Jennifer Jenkins, Matt Susin and Katye Campbell

A. Moment of Silence
3. Moment of Silence

Board members held a moment of silent reflection in memory of Chrystal Campbell, an art teacher from Titusville High School who had recently passed away.

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

Chairman Belford led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Board members and Dr. Mullins recognized students, staff, community members, programs and business partners who positively impact Brevard Public Schools.

A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

Superintendent Dr. Mark Mullins read into record the changes to the agenda since it was first released to the public on April 6, 2021.

 

Revisions

  • A-7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • F-12. Student Expulsions
  • F-18. Renewal of the District' Property, Boiler/Machinery, and Terrorism Sabotage Insurance Policies
Motion
Adopt the April 13, 2021 School Board Meeting Agenda and its revisions.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
A. Ancillary Item
A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
Motion
Approve the listed administrative staff recommendations: Accept the retirement of Kate Setterbo from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Bayside High School, effective June 30, 2021.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
8. National Military Kids Month
Month of the Military Child Proclamation 2021 (004).pdf

Dr. Mullins welcomed leadership from Patrick Space Force Base: Brigadier General Stephen Purdy, Colonel Edward Marshall and Major Cherry Padilla and their spouses.  Dr. Mullins said that there are over 1,500 military students in Brevard Public Schools and our District has a proud tradition of honoring our military families and welcoming them into the Brevard community.

 

Russ Bruhn, Chief Strategic Communications Officer, read the proclamation.

 

Following approval of the proclamation, Board members took a photo with the Patrick Space Force leaders and Brigadier General Purdy offered some comments.

Motion
Adopt the proclamation designating April 2021 to be "Month of the Military Child" and April 21, 2021 to be "Purple Up for Military Kids."
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Misty Belford
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
D. Presentations
D. Superintendent
9. Superintendent's Report [Preparations for Summer School and the 2021-2022 School Year]
Superintendent Report - 4.13.2021 Board Meeting.pdf

Dr. Mullins provided his Superintendent's Report on summer school and the 2021-2022 school year.  There will be corridor transportation for summer school and lunch and breakfast will be provided. Dr. Mullins informed the Board and public about the summer facility projects and estimated costs.   He explained that the District is planning for a robust brick-and-mortar school program anticipate a full return to all activities with relevant safety precautions based on prevailing COVID conditions at the time.  Students may choose virtual opportunities through Brevard Virtual School of FLVS.

E. Public Comment
10. Public Comment

Chairman Belford reminded speakers of the three minute time limit and of the decorum expected while speaking:

 

Speakers in order of appearance:

  • Anthony Colucci - Actions Speak Louder than Words
  • Leila Farrow - The School Dress Code and the Possible Reform Needed
  • Jack Carkeet - Upcoming Influx of Students from Outside of the U.S.A.
  • Laura Cobb - Please Protect my Son
  • Geoffrey Bagnato - Support of Student Falsely Accused of Misconduct and then Received Consequences for Protecting Himself.
  • Tabitha Krieg - Protecting Parental Rights
  • Shelley Rodden - BPS LGBTQ and Guidelines
  • Carrie Gerace - Masks on Students
  • Lou Shaeffer - Gen Policies
  • Mike Croy - Bathrooms of Trans Should be Stopped
  • Cassidy Cooper - Ban on Indoor Speaking
  • Teresa Clayton - LGBTQ Agenda

 

Motion
Hear up to the first 10 speakers who are discussing agenda items; hearing the remaining public comments following the conclusion of business.
Vote Results ( Not Started )
Motion:
Second:
F. Consent
F. Board Office
11. Meeting Minutes
2021-0309 SB Meeting.pdf
2021-0309 Board Workshop.pdf
2021-0311 Joint Audit Committee.pdf
2021-0323 Board Workshop.pdf
2021-0323 SB Meeting.pdf
2021-0330 Board Work Session.pdf
12. Student Expulsion(s)
F. Financial Services
13. Financial Statements for Period Ending January 31, 2021
Financial Statements for January 31, 2021.pdf
14. Property Disposal
Board Letters 04-13-2021.pdf
Board Report 04-13-2021.pdf
F. School Food and Nutrition
15. 2020 USDA National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant for School Food Authorities
2020 National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant Approval Letter.pdf
F. Human Resources
16. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Instructional Staff 04-13-21.pdf
17. Support Staff Recommendations
Support Staff 04-13-21.pdf
F. Employee Benefits and Risk Management
18. Renewal of the District' Property, Boiler/Machinery, and Terrorism Sabotage Insurance Policies
Board Agenda Exhibit - Property Boiler-Machinery and Terrorism - 4-8-2021.pdf
F. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning
19. Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund for B.E.S.T. High-Quality Curriculum for Reading Grant
F. Head Start Program
20. Head Start Supplemental Cost-of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) Application
OHS COLA Funding Guidance - 04CH010481.pdf
F. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning
21. Change Order #1 Between the Florida Department Environmental Protection (FDEP) and The School Board of Brevard Regarding Scope of Curriculum Work FDEP
031521Brevard$400000RecyclingCO#1.pdf
F. Project Management
22. Clearlake Adult Education Center - Additional Facility Renewal - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Clearlake canopy photo.pdf
Clearlake Canopy Replacement CO #1 to HVAC.pdf
23. Roof Design Services (Roosevelt, Cocoa Beach, Titusville) - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Roof Renewal-Replacement Design Services Agreement - PBA Design Group.pdf
24. Roof Design Services (South Lake, Apollo, Imperial Estates) - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Roof Renewal-Replacement Design Services Agreement - Gale.pdf
25. Harbor City Elementary School Facility Renewal - Close Out
Harbor City FR OEF 209 210305.pdf
26. Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Cocoa Beach CEP Early Works Precon Attachment.pdf
27. Eau Gallie High School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Eau Gallie CEP Early Works Precon Attachment.pdf
28. Riverview Elementary School Facility Renewal - Close Out
Riverview FR OEF 209 210315.pdf
29. Lockmar Elementary School - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Lockmar Electrical Renewal 2021 GMP Attachments.pdf
30. Mila Elementary School - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX AND SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Mila Facility Renewal 2021 GMP Attachments.pdf
Mila Photos of Existing Conditions 2021.pdf
31. Palm Bay Magnet High School - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Palm Bay Magnet HS Tennis Court GMP Attachments.pdf
32. Pinewood Elementary School - Construction Management Services - Food Services
Pinewood Food Service Remodel GMP Attachments.pdf
33. Rockledge High School - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Rockledge Electrical Renewal 2021 GMP Attachments.pdf
34. Saturn Elementary School- DCR Storage Portable N201
Saturn Site Plan.pdf
35. FPL Easement - Clearlake Education Center
FPL Easement - Clearlake Education Center.pdf
F. Legal Services
36. Subcontract Between The School Board of Brevard County and The Brevard Schools Foundation
21-475-A-WH - Exhibit C.pdf
21-475-A-WH - Exhibit D.pdf
21-475-A-WH -Brevard Schools Foundation - FDEP Curriculum (002) JMW REDLINE 04-09-2021 - clean.pdf
F. Approval of Consent
37. Approval of Consent
Motion
Approve the April 13, 2021 School Board meeting Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Procurement and Distribution Services
38. Department/School Initiated Agreements
a - 21-035-A-JW-A1 - Kaier Consulting LLC.pdf
Motion
Approve the Agreement Amendment below: a) 21-035-A-JW-A1 - Kaier EC Consulting LLC - Elementary Leading & Learning - $59,500.00 - Special Revenue Federal
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
39. Procurement Solicitations
a - ITB 21-378-B-CC - Athletic Protective Equipment Reconditioning.pdf
b - ITB 21-369-B-JW - Asphalt Construction, Sealing & Striping.pdf
c - 21-395-B-JE Agenda - Bucket Truck.pdf
d - ITB 21-180-B-JW Fencing Contractor Services -Reject All Bids.pdf
e - ITB 21-362-B-JW Trash Compactor Services - Reject All Bids.pdf
f - 21-456-PB-WH - Comm Intl 800mhz Radios.pdf
g - PB 21-423-PB-JW Park and Playground Equipment Agenda Item sh.pdf
h - 21-328-P-WH - Data Center Firewalls.pdf
i - RFP 21-347-P-KR - Real Estate Brokerage Services.pdf
j - 21-459-SC-DR - Furniture.pdf
Motion
Approve the Invitations To Bid (ITBs) below: a) ITB 21-378-B-CC - Athletic Protective Equipment Reconditioning - Student Services - $250,000.00 b) ITB 21-369-B-JW - Asphalt Construction, Sealing & Striping - Facilities Services - $Various Approve the Invitations To Bid (ITBs) Reject All Bids below: c) ITB 21-395-B-JE - Bucket Truck - Reject All Bids - Facilities Services - $N/A d) ITB 21-180-B-JW - Fencing Contractor Services - Reject All Bids - Facilities Services - $N/A e) ITB 21-362-B-JW - Trash Compactor Services - Reject All Bids - Facilities Services - $N/A Approve the Piggy Backs (PBs) below: f) PB 21-456-PB-WH - Communications International - 800mhz Radios - District & School Security - $128,000.00 - Operating Categorical g) PB 21-423-PB-JW - Park and Playground Equipment - Facilities Services - $Various Approve the Request For Proposal (RFP) below: h) RFP 21-328-P-WH - Data Center Firewalls - Educational Technology - $967,672.47 i) RFP 21-347-P-KR - Real Estate Brokerage Services - Facilities Services - $Various Approve the State Contract (SC) purchase below: j) SC 21-459-SC-DR - Furniture - Facilities Services - $1,500,000.00 - Capital Projects
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
H. Information
H. Student Services
40. Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System (FDLRS East) Project Application for 2021-2022
FDLRS_2021-22_Board_Item_4-13-21.pdf
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
41. Board Member Reports
L. Superintendent's Report
42. Superintendent's Report
M. Student Discipline
N. Adjournment
43. Adjournment

Chairman Belford adjourned the meeting at: 6:54 p.m.

For further details regarding this meeting, please refer to the published video found at: www.brevardschools.org 

Chairman: ____________________________________ Secretary: ____________________________________

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 Spectrum cable channel 496.  BPS-TV will replay the meeting Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday at 12:30 p.m.,Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.  and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Board meetings are also available as streaming video on the district web page at www.brevardschools.org.   

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