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June 8, 2021 School Board Meeting

The School Board of Brevard County met in regular session on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.  Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Thursday, May 27, 2021 edition of The Eagle.  An affidavit of publication is available in the Board Office. 

A. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

Chairman Misty Belford called the meeting to order at: 9:30 a.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

A moment of silence was held in memory of a BPS family member who recently passed away:Lewis Moore, a teacher from Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School.

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, business partners and community resources for the positive impact each have on Brevard Public Schools.

A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

Superintendent Dr. Mark Mullins read into record changes made to the agenda since first being released to the public on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Revisions

  • Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • Student Expulsions
Motion
Adopt the June 8, 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: The reclassification/transfer of Andrew S. Hoppenbrouwer from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Merritt Island High School to the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at Madison Middle School, on annual contract, effective July 1, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 24 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Tonny Harris Jr. from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Palm Bay Magnet High School to the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at Adult & Community Education, on annual contract, effective July 1, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 24 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Heather L. LeGate from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Eau Gallie High School to the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at Titusville High School, on annual contract, effective July 1, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 24 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Lucian M. Melendez II from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Heritage High School to the position of Assistant Principal (12 month) at Viera High School, on annual contract, effective July 1, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 24 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program The transfer of Michelle L. Braun from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal at Ralph Williams, Jr. Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Jennifer L. Landress from the position of Literacy Coach at Harbor City Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Apollo Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Sandra K. Kerr from the position of Teacher on Assignment at Oak Park Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Lewis Carroll Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Teramarie Scott from the position of Title I Teacher at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Dr. W.J. Creel Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The appointment of Jacqueline Grajera to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Manatee Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Cristina R. Meyer from the position of Math/Science Coach at Golfview Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Laura J. Hobson from the position of Instructional Coach at Endeavour Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Sabal Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Kellee C. McCluney from the position of Teacher on Assignment at Endeavour Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Saturn Elementary School, on annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The reclassification/transfer of Terrie M. Back from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Ralph Williams Elementary School to the position of teacher at TBD, on an annual contract, effective August 2, 2021. The appointment of Antonia Scipio to the position of Director – Employee Benefits and Risk Management on annual contract, effective July 1, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 29 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion:
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
C. Project Management
8. Resolution 2021-4, A Resolution of The School Board of Brevard County, Relating to the Disposal of Surplus Vacant Land Known as the Nieman Heights Property
RESOLUTION 2021-__-Parcel 79-Nieman Heights Property Disposal.pdf
Educational Plant Survey 5 Version 1-Page 130.pdf
Motion
Adopt Resolution 2021-4, A Resolution of The School Board of Brevard County declaring the vacant land known as the Nieman Heights Property unnecessary or unsuitable for educational or ancillary purposes and facilitating the disposal of the subject property.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
9. Resolution 2021-5, A Resolution of The School Board of Brevard County Relating to the Disposal of Surplus Vacant Land Known as the Sullivan Groves Property
RESOLUTION 2021-__-Parcel 101 Sullivan Groves Property Disposal.pdf
Educational Plant Survey 5 Version 1-Page 130.pdf
Motion
Adopt Resolution 2021-5, A Resolution of The School Board of Brevard County declaring the vacant land known as the Sullivan Groves property unnecessary or unsuitable for educational or ancillary purposes and facilitating the disposal of the subject property.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
10. Public Comment

Speakers were reminded of the three minute time limit and of the decorum expected while speaking.

Speakers in order of appearance: 

Anthony Colucci - Indoctrination 

Delores Varney - Support Staff

Marie Rogerson - Request for revision of public comment board rules. 

Brian Potters - School Choice (Ms. Belford will look at his issue and get it to the right person)

Julie Bywater - Thank the Board for mask choice. 

F. Consent
F. Board Office
11. Meeting Minutes
2021-0518 GC Eval..pdf
2021-0521 Spec. SB Meeting.pdf
2021-0525 Board Workshop.pdf
2021-0525 SB Meeting Minutes.pdf
12. Student Expulsions
F. Financial Services
13. Financial Statements for Period Ending March 31, 2021
Financial Statements for March 31, 2021.pdf
14. Investment Performance Report for Quarter Ending March 31, 2021
Brevard Board Report 1Q 2021 FINAL.pdf
15. Property Disposal
Board Report 06-08-2021.pdf
Board Report Letters 06-08-2021.pdf
F. Human Resources
16. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Instructional Staff 06-08-21.pdf
17. Support Staff Recommendations
Support Staff 06-08-21.pdf
F. Employee Benefits and Risk Management
18. Renew the School Board's Casualty Insurance Policies
F. Office of Professional Learning and Development
19. Amendment to the 2020-2021 Professional Learning Catalog
Amendments to the 2020-2021 PLC.pdf
F. Head Start Program
20. Head Start Governing Board and Policy Council Reports for the Months of March and April 2021
March 2021 v.2.pdf
April 2021 v.2.pdf
F. Project Management
21. Merritt Island High School - Construction Management Services
Merritt Island Restroom Renovation GMP Attachments.pdf
22. Temporary Construction Easement - Whispering Hills Water Tank Demolition
Temporary Construction Easement - Whispering Hills.pdf
Photo - South Street Water Tower.pdf
23. Educational Services Facility - Facility Renewal Services (Chiller) - SALES SURTAX
ESF Chiller Replacement GMP Attachments.pdf
F. Approval of Consent
24. Approval of Consent
Motion
Approve the June 8, 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
25. Department/School Initiated Agreements
a - 21-455-A-HD - FLVS-BVS.pdf
b-21-540-a-wh-certiport_1.pdf
c-21-044-wh-a1-blackboard_1.pdf
d-21-510-a-wh-zoom-licenses_1.pdf
e-21-440-a-mc-department-of-juvenile-justice_1.pdf
f-21-568-bw-hd-benchmark-education-company_1.pdf
Motion
Approve the Agreements below: a - SSA 21-455-A-HD - FLVS - Secondary Leading & Learning - $3,001,800.00 - Operating Other b - 21-540-A-WH - Certiport Universal License - $326,500.00 - Secondary Leading & Learning - Operating Other c - 21-044-A-WH-A1 - Blackboard 21-22 Renewal - $224,818.89 - Educational Technology - Operating Other d - 21-510-A-WH - Zoom - $66,000.00 - Educational Technology - Operating Other e - 21-440-A-MC - Department of Juvenile Justice - $N/A - Student Services Approve the Bids Waived (BW) below: f - 21-568-BW-HD - Benchmark Education Company - $164,898.00 - Student Services - Operating Categorical
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
26. Procurement Solicitations
a - ITB 21-452-B-JW Fencing Contracting Services.pdf
b - 21-461-PB-DR Plan Admin & Compliance Services for 403B & 457 Plans.pdf
Motion
Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) below: a - ITB 21-452-B-JW - Fencing Contracting Services - $Various - Facilities Services - Operating Other Approve the Piggy Back (PB) below: b - PB 21-461-PB-DR - Plan Admin. & Compliance Services for 403(B) & 457 Plans - $Various - Employee Benefits & Risk Management - Operating Other
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
G. Elementary Office of Leading and Learning
27. The District Application for Title I Part A
Motion
It is the recommendation of Jane Cline, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Leading and Learning and Carol Mela Ed.D., Director of Title I to approve the online submission of the Title I Part A funds for FY22.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: JenniferD Jenkins
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
H. Information
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
28. Additional Public Comments
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
29. Board Member Reports

Mr. Susin mentioned that he had asked about having the abstain button made active on the AgendaPlus voting system.  Ms. Escobar responded that she would turn it on.  Mr. Susin also made the Board aware that he was going to be writing a letter to the FHSAA asking them to administer the maximum penalty to a private school in Miami for consistently violating FHSAA rules.  He will also be writing to the archdiocese and let him know of the infractions of the school.

L. Superintendent's Report
30. Superintendent's Report
M. Student Discipline
N. Adjournment
31. Adjournment

Chairman Belford adjourned the meeting at: 10:15 a.m.

For further details regarding this meeting, please visit 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.

NOTE:  Sensory and mobility impaired persons seeking assistance for participation in any meeting, conference, or seminar should contact Tina Snyder, Manager, Professional Standards, five days prior to the meeting date.  Ms. Snyder may be reached at 321-631-1000, ext. 11226 (voice) or snyder.tina@brevardschools.org (email).

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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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