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Public Comments - School Board Meeting April 28, 2020
In an effort to provide safe opportunities for public comment during the COVID-19 emergency in compliance with Executive Order 20-91, community members may fill out a registration form found on a link that will be posted at www.brevardschools.org on Friday, April 24, 2020. You will be called on Monday, April 27, starting at 5:30 PM to record your comment which will be played during the public comment portion of the meeting. The form must be submitted electronically no later than Monday April 27, 2020 8:00 AM Eastern.
|April 28, 2020 School Board Meeting|
The School Board of Brevard County met for its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Notice of the meeting was advertised in Florida Today on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The affidavit of advertising can be found in the Board office. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting process was different as outlined in Chairman Belford's opening statement.
|A. Call to Order|
|1. Call to Order|
Chairman Misty Belford called the meeting to order at: 5:32 p.m.
Chairman Belford read the following statement:
In consideration of the current health and safety concerns during the COVID-19 emergency, guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as Executive Order 20-91 issued by Governor DeSantis, it is necessary to modify our Board meeting process to comply.
Board Members and staff may be participating by phone rather than being present in the Board Room.
The Educational Services Facility is closed to the public but the Board meeting audio and video are being live-streamed so the community can watch and listen to the meeting through usual channels.
Community members who wanted to make comments were asked to register in advance on the District web site. Those who registered were called Monday evening and their comments were recorded, limited to 3 minutes each. These comments will be replayed under the public comment section of the agenda.
Ms. McDougall will be joining us telephonically.
|A. Roll Call|
|2. Roll Call|
Members Present: Misty Belford, Cheryl McDougall, Tina Descovich, Matt Susin and Katye Campbell
|A. Moment of Silence|
|3. Moment of Silence|
The Board held a moment of silent reflection and invited members of the viewing audience to join them.
|A. Pledge of Allegiance|
|4. Pledge of Allegiance|
Chairman Belford led the Pledge of Allegiance.
|A. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions|
|5. Board Member/Superintendent Recognitions|
Board members and Dr. Mullins offered many thanks to the various community partners, departments and organizations that are helping to make a positive differenct to Brevard Public schools during this difficult time in our history.
|A. Emergency Item|
|A. Adoption of Agenda|
|6. Adoption of Agenda|
Dr. Mullins read into record the changes made to the agenda since it was released to the public on April 21, 2020.
|A. Administrative Staff Recommendations|
|7. Administrative Staff Recommendations|
|B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff|
|E. Public Comment|
|8. Public Comment|
|F. Board Office|
|9. Meeting Minutes|
|2020-0414 SB Meeting Draft Minutes.pdf|
|10. Brevard Schools Foundation (BSF) Agreement|
|BSF - District Agreement 2021.pdf|
|F. Financial Services|
|11. Financial Statements for the Period Ending January 31, 2020|
|Financial Statements for January 31, 2020.pdf|
|12. Operating Fund Budget Amendment #6 for February 29, 2020|
|Budget Amendment #6 - February 29, 2020.pdf|
|F. Human Resources|
|13. Instructional Staff Recommendations|
|Instructional Staff 04-28-20.pdf|
|14. Support Staff Recommendations|
|Support Staff 04-28-20.pdf|
|15. Job Description - Public Information Officer|
|9000_ASST SUPT-GCR_D0160_04.15.20 BT TRACKED CHANGES (1).pdf|
|9000_PIO-GCR_D0160_04.15.20 BT CLEAN COPY (1).pdf|
|F. Equity, Innovation & Choice|
|16. Fee Increase for Brevard After School (BAS)|
|5% Fee Increase BAS SY20-21.xlsx|
|F. Facilities Services|
|17. Reappoint School Board Representative to the Rockledge Local Planning Agency|
|F. Project Management|
|18. Satellite High School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX|
|Satellite GMP Attachments.pdf|
|19. District School Security GMP #4 Close Out|
|OEF 209 for 13 school GMP 4 Security.pdf|
|20. Canopy Covered Walkways - District Wide - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX|
|Canopy Covered Walkways DB Precon Attachments.pdf|
|21. Central Middle School - Design Build Services - Central Energy Plant - SALES SURTAX|
|Central CEP DB Precon Attachments.pdf|
|22. Hoover Middle School - additional HVAC Renewal - Close Out|
|Hoover CEP OEF-209 200327.pdf|
|23. Roy Allen Elementary School Ice Tank Facility Renewal|
|Roy Allen OEF 209 200331.pdf|
|24. Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School - Additional Construction Management Services|
|Edgewood Bus Loop Renewal Exhibit 2020-04-09.pdf|
|Edgewood Drainage Change Order No. 2.pdf|
|25. Port Malabar Elementary School Facility Renewal Close Out|
|Port Malabar OEF 209.pdf|
|26. Water Line Easement and Bill of Sale - new Viera area elementary school|
|New Viera ES - City of Cocoa Water Line Easement with Exhibits.pdf|
|New Viera ES - City of Cocoa Water Bill of Sale with Exhibits.pdf|
|F. Approval of Consent|
|27. Approval of Consent|
|Items Pulled for Discussion|
|28. Resolution - Extension of One-Half Cent School Capital Outlay (Cause Addition)|
|RESOLUTION 2020-02 (4-24-20) Final.pdf|
|G. Procurement and Distribution Services|
|29. Department/School Initiated Agreements|
|20-719-A-WH - Nearpod Agenda Item 4-8.pdf|
|30. Procurement Solicitations|
|a - 20-638-B-HD - Sheet Music & Related Supplies Catalog Discount Bid.pdf|
|b - 20-403-B-SH - Lift Station, Grease Trap & Septic Tank.pdf|
|c - 20-679-B-SH - Gym Floor Refinishing and Repair.pdf|
|G. Labor Relations|
|31. Entry of Final Order in Brevard County School Board v. Lisa S. Lemieux: DOAH Case No.: 19-2194TTS|
|Pet. Proposed Rec Order.pdf|
|Recommended Order from Judge Bogan.pdf|
|Res. Rec Order.pdf|
|Lemieux_BCSB's Final Order (4-20-20).pdf|
|I. Staff Reports|
|J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)|
|K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points|
|32. Board Member Reports|
Mr. Susin asked if the Board would consider giving a stipend or a bonus to PreK teachers who were not eligible to receive Best and Brightest due to legislation. He asked if the Board would be ameneable to providing Dr. Mullins direction to see how much that would cost and who would be qualified.
Board consensus was to explore the cost and options surrounding the request.
Mr. Susin made a request to have a listing of all expenditures $500 or greater broken down cost center with description for 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20.
Mr. Susin also asked for a breakdown of COVID-19 savings.
|L. Superintendent's Report|
|33. Superintendent's Report|
Chairman Belford adjourned the meeting at: 6:19 p.m.
For further details regarding this meeting, please visit our website 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:
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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.