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September 21, 2021 School Board Meeting

The School Board of Brevard County met in its regular session on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Thursday, September 9, 2021 edition of The Eagle.  An affidavit of publication is available in the Board office.

A. Call to Order
1. Call to Order

Chairman Belford called the meeting to order at: 5:38 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

A moment of silence was held in memory of a BPS family member who recently passed away: Patty Lombardi, an office clerk from Lockmar Elementary.

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 provided recognitions to various students, staff, employees, business partners, community members and programs and the positive impact each have on Brevard Public Schools.

A. Adoption of Agenda
6. Adoption of Agenda

Dr. Mullins read into record the changes made to the agenda since it was first released to the public on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

Revisions

  • A-7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
  • F-13. Instructional Staff Recommendations

Additions

  • F-10. Student Expulsions
  • K-28. Social Media Challenge
  • K-29. Board Member Redistricting
Motion
Approve the amendment to adopt the September 21, 2021 School Board meeting agenda, its revisions and move Items G-25 and G-26 in front of G-24.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
Motion
Adopt the September 21, 2021 School Board meeting agenda and its revisions.
Vote Results ( Not Started )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
A. Ancillary Item
A. Administrative Staff Recommendations
7. Administrative Staff Recommendations
Motion
Approve the listed administrative staff recommendations: The reclassification/transfer of Cristopher R. Clarke from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Madison Middle School to the position of Teacher at Astronaut High School, on annual contract, effective September 22, 2021. The transfer of Melanie Nelson from the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Pinewood Elementary School to the position of Assistant Principal (10 month) at Endeavour Elementary School, on annual contract, effective September 27, 2021. Annual salary based on grade 22 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program. The appointment of Kimberly B. Stockton to the position of Interim Principal at Southwest Middle School, effective September 22, 2021 through October 29, 2021. Salary based on grade 27 of the Nonbargaining Salary Administration Program.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
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
D. Presentations
E. Public Comment
8. Public Comments

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

Speakers in order of appearance:

  1. Anthony Colucci - Teachers Retention
  2. Katie Delaney - Masks
  3. Molly Williams - Masks
  4. Shannon Marsh - Mask Mandate Continuance
  5. Susan Richards - Masks
  6. Jennifer Strafford - Masks Opt.
  7. Christopner Pagononi - Mask Opt.
  8. Julie O'Neill - Pro Mask
  9. Jerry Kunert - Masking
  10. Terri Harte - Continuation of Mask Mandate
  11. Shannon - Daleiden - Support of Extending Mask Mandate
  12. Natalie Twine - Mask - Scientific Publications
  13. Jacob French - Elementary Student Hates Masks
  14. Cindy Martin - No Mask Mandate
  15. Julia Anton - Mask
  16. Marvin McClellan - G-24
  17. Sara Chiavario - Mask Mandate
  18. Michelle Barrineau - Masks
  19. Ronell Ballinger - Masks
  20. Elliott Davison - No Mandate
  21. Erin Davison - Follow the Law - Parent Opt Out
  22. Julie Bywater - Mask
  23. Deborah Clark - Mask Requirement
  24. Michelle Smith - Masks
  25. Joey Cholewa - Various 
  26. Chris McGill - Masks
  27. Michelle Beavers - Against Face Coverings for Children
  28. Ron McClellan - Critical Race Theory
  29. Debbie Parsons - Bussing Problem
  30. Edward Lawton - School Lunch
  31. Jabori Hosey - Masks

Chairman Belford called for a recess at 6:45 p.m. and reconvened at 7:02 p.m.

F. Consent
F. Board Office
9. Meeting Minutes
2021-0909 SB Meeting and Final Budget Hearing.pdf
2021-0830 Emergency Meeting.pdf
10. Student Expulsion(s)
F. Financial Services
11. INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE REPORT FOR QUARTER ENDING JUNE 30, 2021
Brevard Board Report 2Q 2021 FINAL.pdf
12. Property Disposal
Board Report 09-21-2021.pdf
Board Letters 09-21-2021.pdf
F. Human Resources
13. Instructional Staff Recommendations
Instructional Staff 09-21-21.pdf
ESOL (OOF Handout) 9-21-21.pdf
14. Support Staff Recommendations
Support Staff (9-21-21).pdf
F. Project Management
15. Manatee Elementary School - Additional Construction Management Services
Manatee Site Drainage CO#3 Attachment.pdf
16. Disposal of Surplus Vacant Land - Nieman Heights Property
Nieman Heights Property Brochure.pdf
Resolution 2021-4 Disposal of Property Neiman Heights.pdf
Nieman Heights Property Escalation Addendum to Contract.pdf
Nieman Heights Property Sales Contract.pdf
17. McAuliffe Elementary School - Design Services - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
McAuliffe Electrical Distribution Design Attachment.pdf
18. Turner Elementary School - Design Services - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Turner Electrical Distribution Design Attachment.pdf
19. Transportation and Maintenance Facility - Preliminary Design Services
Satellite Bus and Mid South aerials maps.pdf
Proposed New Central Transportation Facility Design Criteria Package Attachments.pdf
20. Hoover Middle School - HVAC Services Award of Bid - SALES SURTAX
Hoover OAU bid tabulation.pdf
21. Croton Elementary School - Design Build Services - SALES SURTAX RENEWAL
Croton Casework DB GMP Attachments.pdf
Croton casework photos.pdf
F. Environmental, Health & Safety
22. 2020-21 Comprehensive Fire Safety, Casualty Safety, and Sanitation Inspection
BPS 2020-21 Safety Insp Rpt..pdf
F. Approval of Consent
23. Approval of Consent
Motion
Approve the September 21, 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. Board Office
24. Emergency K-12 Face Covering Requirement
Susin Data Combined.pdf

Board members engaged in extensive discussion surrounding this matter both pro and con.  Mr. Susin provided data and asked for it to be part of the minutes. By a vote of three to two, the Board voted to extend the emergency mask mandate to October 29, 2021.  The Board changed the language in the emergency mask mandate to allow people to remove masks while indoors if they are socially distanced by at least six feet effective September 29, 2021.  Current quarantine processes will continue.

Motion
Approve the motion to extend the current Emergency K-12 Face Covering Requirement to October 30, 2021 to include an opt out for parents.
Vote Results ( Rejected )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Katye Campbell
Misty Belford - Nay
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Nay
Cheryl Mcdougall - Nay
Matthew Susin - Aye
Motion
Approve a 30 day extension of the Emergency K-12 Face Covering Requirement except when social distancing can be maintained.
Vote Results ( Rejected )
Motion: JenniferD Jenkins
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Nay
Katye Campbell - Nay
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Nay
Motion
Approve the motion to extend the emergency K-12 face covering extension for 30 days; except allowing mask removal when social distancing of six feet can be maintained and continue current quarantine practices.
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: JenniferD Jenkins
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Nay
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Nay
G. Procurement and Distribution Services
25. Department/School Initiated Agreements
a - 13-135-A-WH - Amendment G - Destiny Software Expansion.pdf
b - 21-526-A-WH - NFHS Pixellot.pdf
Motion
Approve the Agreements below: a) 13-135-WH - Follett Schools Solutions - Amendment G - Follett Destiny Solution - Educational Technology - $Variable b) 21-526-A-WH - NFHS School Broadcast Program Pixellot - Student Services - $Revenue
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Matthew Susin
Second: Cheryl Mcdougall
Misty Belford - Aye
Katye Campbell - Aye
JenniferD Jenkins - Aye
Cheryl Mcdougall - Aye
Matthew Susin - Aye
26. Procurement Solicitations
a - ITB 22-037-B-JW - HVAC Water Treatment Service and Supplies.pdf
b - 21-694-B-HD - Music Instrument Repairs and Related Supplies.pdf
c - PB 22-086-PB-JW - Johnson Control Inc HVAC Services and Products.pdf
d - SS 22-117-SS-JW - Thor Guard Lightning Protection Equipment Service Repair.pdf
Motion
Approve the Invitation To Bid (ITB) below: a) ITB 22-037-B-JW - Water Treatment Service and Supplies - Facilities Services - $Variable - Operating Other b) ITB 21-694-B-HD - Music Instrument Repairs and Related Supplies - Secondary Leading & Learning - $Variable Approve the Piggy Back (PB) below: c) PB 22-086-PB-JW - HVAC Systems, Installation, and Services with Related Products and Supplies - Facilities Services - $Variable - Operating Other Approve the Sole Source (SS) purchase listed below: d) SS 22-117-SS-JW - Thor Guard Lightning Protection Equipment Service & Repair - Facilities Services - $75,000.00 - 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
H. Information
I. Staff Reports
J. Additional Public Presentations (If Required)
K. Board Member Reports/Discussion Points
27. Board Member Reports

McDougall - new legislation about CPR 

Campbell - 

28. Susin Discussion Item - Social Media Challenge

Devious Lick is a social media challenge where we have students destroying property in bathrooms and across the campus.  Mr. Susin wants to set direction that students can be expelled and make sure principals know that students can be expelled.  Mr. Susin wanted to offer a reward of some kind.  However, there was no consensus from the Board to pursue the reward option.

29. Susin Discussion Item - Board Member Redistricting

Mr. Susin asked about bringing forward a couple of proposals to align Board member districts with those of the County Commission. The rest of the Board was not in favor. 

 

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

Chairman Belford adjourned the meeting at; 9:33 p.m.

Please refer to the published video found at www.brevardschools.org for more details regarding this meeting.

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.

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