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June 16, 2020 School Board Meeting
Title
Submit the Extension of One-Half Cent School Capital Outlay Resolution to the Board of County Commissioners for Placement on the November Ballot
Meeting Date(s)
Action - 06/16/2020
Consent Type
Discussion

At its regular meeting on April 14, 2020, the School Board of Brevard County approved Resolution 2020-01 to extend the one-half cent sales tax that is set to expire on December 31, 2020, for the limited purpose of meeting the District's administrative obligations of send the the Resolution to OPPAGA (Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability).  General Counsel sent the resolution to OPPAGA and to the Florida Department of Revenue.  The Department of Revenue reviewed the draft resolution and advised that charter sharing language should be included in the resolution as well as the ballot language. The District amended Resolution 2020-01 to comply with the Department of Revenue's request.  The amended resolution, now 2020-02, incorporates the sharing statement required by HB 7097 into the ballot summary.   

On April 28, 2020, the School Board of Brevard County approved the cause addition to 2020-02 Resolution, including submitting to OPPAGA for review with understanding that the resolution will be brought back to the Board at a later date for consideration of whether to move forward by submitting the Resolution to the Board of County Commissioners for placement on the 2020 ballot.

Recommendation

Approve the submission of Resolution 2020-02 to extend the half-cent sales tax set to expire on December 31, 2020 to the Board of County Commissioners by July 1, 2020 for placement on the November 2020 ballot. 

Authority for Action
FS 1001.42
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No
Source of Funding

Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
                 
Legal Counsel Review
Yes - Review Date: 06/03/2020
Contact
Dr. Mark Mullins, Superintendent, ext. 11401
Attachments
resolution-2020-02-4-24-20-final.pdf
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