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March 10, 2020 School Board Meeting

The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in regular session on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The affidavits 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

Chairman Misty Belford called the meeting to order at: 5:32 p.m.

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

Board members held a moment of silent reflection in memory of Mr. Ted Stedman, an energy, resource and conservation team member, who had recently passed away.

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

Matt Reed, assistant superintendent of Government and Community Relations, 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 and business partnerships which have positively impacted Brevard Public Schools. 

 

 

 

A. Emergency Item
A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda
2020-0310 Supplemental.docx

Dr. Mullins read into record the items on the Supplemental Agenda which are items changed to the agenda since it was first released to the public on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Revisions

  • A-7.  Administrative Staff Recommendations

Additions

  • F-16. Suspension of Administrative Employee
  • F-17. Suspension of Administrative Employee
Motion
Adopt the March 10, 2020 School Board meeting agenda and its revisions.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
Tina Descovich - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations

Dr. Mullins recognized and congratulated those administrative staff members present.  Each was offered an opportunity to make comments and introductions.

Motion
Approve the listed administrative staff recommendations: Accept the retirement of Norma L. Hostetler from the position of Principal at Lockmar Elementary School, effective June 30, 2020. Accept the retirement of Elia A. Lea from the position of Principal at Audubon Elementary School, effective June 30, 2020.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Katye Campbell
Second: Tina Descovich
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
Tina Descovich - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
B. Recognition of Visitors/Guests/Staff
C. Resolutions/Proclamations
D. Presentations
D. Superintendent
8. Showcase: Central Middle School Home Base

Todd Scheurer facilitated the presentation.   

E. Public Comment
9. Public Comment

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

Speakers in order of appearance:

  • Nicolet Severe - 2020 Census
  • Anthony Colucci - BFT/Collaboration
  • Kyle Savage - Working Together
  • Kathy West - Sub Pay

 

F. Consent
F. Board Office
10. Meeting Minutes
2020-0218 Joint Board-SIAC meeting.pdf
2020-0225 School Board meeting.pdf
2020-0225 Board Workshop.pdf
11. Student Expulsions
F. Financial Services
12. Property Disposal
Board Report - 03-10-2020.pdf
Board Report Letters 03-10-20.pdf
F. Human Resources
13. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Instructional Staff 03-10-20.pdf
14. Support Staff Recommendations
Support Staff 03-10-20.pdf
15. Specialist - Safety & Security Support Personnel
F. Labor Relations
16. Suspension of Administrative Employee
17. Suspension of Administrative Employee
F. Secondary Office of Leading and Learning
18. Field Trip - Bayside High School's Naval JROTC to Savannah, Georgia and Parris Island, South Carolina
Bayside High NJROTC trip information and tentative itinerary April 2020.pdf
19. Field Trip - Heritage High School's Automotive ASE Certified Senior Group to Las Vegas, Nevada
Heritage High School Automotive ASE trip information - November 2020.pdf
Heritage High School Automotive ASE - SEMA event & itinerary information - November 2020.pdf
F. Head Start Program
20. Head Start Monthly Report for the month of January 2020
January 2020 Data Summary.pdf
January 2020 Monthly Report GB.pdf
F. Project Management
21. Cambridge Elementary School - Additional Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Cambridge BAS Attachments.pdf
22. Challenger 7 Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Challenger 7 GMP Attachments.pdf
23. Columbia Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Columbia GMP Attachments.pdf
24. Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Edgewood GMP Attachments.pdf
25. Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School - Site Drainage - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Edgewood Drainage Modifications GMP Attachments.pdf
26. Jupiter Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Jupiter GMP Attachments.pdf
27. Longleaf Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Longleaf GMP attachments.pdf
28. McAuliffe Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Christa McAuliffe GMP Attachments.pdf
29. McNair Middle School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
McNair Magnet GMP Attachments.pdf
30. Riviera Elementary School - Facility Renewal - Construction Management Services - SALES SURTAX
Riviera GMP Attachments.pdf
31. Viera High School - Facility Renewal - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX
Viera HS GMP Attachments.pdf
32. Bayside High School Facility Renewal Close Out
BHS -FR - OEF 209 200225.pdf
33. Canopy Covered Walkways - District Wide - Design Build Contract - SALES SURTAX
RFP 20-447-P-DR Canopy Covered Walkways Attachments.pdf
F. Compensation Services
34. Job Description - Parent Education Liaison - ESOL
9260_PAR ED LIAISON-ESOL_L4302_Draft.pdf
JD Authorization Form - Parent Ed Liaison-ESOL.pdf
F. Approval of Consent
35. Approval of Consent
Motion
Approve the March 10, 2020 Consent Agenda with the exception of those items pulled for discussion.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Tina Descovich
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
Tina Descovich - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
Items Pulled for Discussion
G. Action
G. Procurement and Distribution Services
36. Department/School Initiated Agreements
a - 20-244-A-JW-A1 - Cambridge Education.pdf
Motion
Approve the Amendment below: a) 20-244-A-JW-A1 - Cambridge Education LLC - Human Resources - $51,600.00 - Operating Categorical
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
Tina Descovich - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
37. Procurement Solicitations
a - ITB 18-B-093-DR Termination Agenda Item.pdf
b - 19-142-PB-NC-A2 - Cafeteria Equipment, Large.pdf
c - 20-661-SC-SH - Flooring Materials with Related Supplies.pdf
Motion
Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) below: a) ITB 18-B-093-DR - Temporary Services for Substitute Teachers - Contract Termination - Human Resources - $N/A Approve the Piggyback (PB) below: b) 19-142-PB-NC-A2 - Cafeteria Equipment, Large - Food & Nutrition Services - $Various Approve the State Contract (SC) below: c) 20-661-SC-SH - Flooring Materials, with Related Supplies and Services - Facilities Services - $500,000.00 - Operating Other
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Tina Descovich
Second: Matthew Susin
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
Tina Descovich - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
H. Information
H. Career & Technical Education
38. Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO) 2020 National Competitions
Potential Schools go to National Competitions.pdf
39. Allowable Fees for Career & Technical Education Courses
Fees 2020-2021.pdf
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
40. Board Member Reports

Mr. Susin stated that realistically we only have 45 days to make a decision about benefits options in order to meet open enrollment timelines.  He also stressed the importance of employee education regarding benefits and suggested we look into paying stipends to the site based persons who handle the benefit sign ups and questions.  

Dr. Mullins is looking for a date in April for benefits options to be brought back to the Board.

L. Superintendent's Report
41. Superintendent's Report
M. Adjournment
42. Adjournment

Chairman Belford adjourned the meeting at: 7:02 p.m.

For further details of this meeting, please refer to the published video 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 Cordia Patterson, Manager, Professional Standards, five days prior to the meeting date.  Ms. Patterson may be reached at 321-631-1000, ext. 11226 (voice) or patterson.cordia@brevardschools.org (email).

NOTE:  This publication can be made available to persons with disabilities in a variety of formats, including large print, DVDs and Braille.  Telephone or written requests should include your name, address, and telephone number.  Requests should be made to School Board Office, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL  32940-6699, (321) 633-1000, ext. 11412 at least two (2) weeks prior to the time you need the publication.<br><br>
NOTE:  We respectfully request that ALL ELECTRONIC ITEMS AND CELL PHONES REMAIN OFF while the School Board is in session.

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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