THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

Regular School Board Meeting

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 05, 2016 10:15 AM

  Board Room of the Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center

600 Southeast Third Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 

EXPLANATION OF AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING

 

 

 

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS CAN BE VIEWED VIA LIVE STREAM OVER THE INTERNET ON THE SCHOOL DISTRICT'S WEBSITE (www.browardschools.com).

 

April 5, 2016

 

SPEAKERS:

3. Jerry Butkevich   (WITHDRAWN)

 

March 31, 2016

 

SPEAKERS:

7. Michael Sirbola   (ADDED)

 

OPEN ITEMS:

EE-2. Amendment to the Agreement with Code.org   (REVISED)

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

February 24, 2016 – First Public Hearing - Boundaries (Supporting Docs)

March 15, 2016 – Special - Expulsions

 

ADDED ITEMS

 

CLOSE AGENDA

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (Non-Board Items)

 

Resolution in Support of Autism Awareness Month - April 2016 (Resolution #16-63)  (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:00 A.M.)

 

Recognition in Support of Nova Southeastern University Dental School - Give Kids A Smile   (SPECIAL ORDER - 2:00 P.M.)

 

REPORTS

 

Broward County Association of Student Councils and Student Advisor to the Board

Broward County Council PTAs/PTSAs

Broward Education Foundation

District Advisory Council

Diversity Committee

Employee Unions/Groups

ESE Advisory Council

ESOL Leadership Council

Facilities Task Force

Gifted Advisory Council

Human Relations Committee

Parent Community Involvement Task Force

Supplier Diversity & Outreach Program Advisory Committee

Technology Advisory Committee

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

REPORTS CONTINUED

 

Board Members

Superintendent

 

SPEAKERS

 

1. Youssef Wardani

2. Donna Shubert

3. Jerry Butkevich

4. Ronnie Flournoy

5. Trudy Jermanovich

6. Sharon Rhoades

7. Michael Sirbola   (ADDED)

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

A. RESOLUTIONS

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

E. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

F. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

G. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

G-1. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Appointments and Leaves for 2015-2016 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for the 2015-2016 appointments and leaves as listed in the attached Executive Summary and respective lists for instructional staff. All recommendations are made with the understanding that these individuals will comply with regulations/policies as set forth by the Florida Department of Education and The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

 

The Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Employees include the following items:

 

1. Teacher Approvals

2. Substitute/Temporary Hourly Teachers

3. Instructional Leaves

 

There will be no financial impact to the School District. Funding for the positions has been allocated in the school and department budgets.

 

G-2. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Separation of Employment or Discipline for the 2015-2016 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for separation of employment or discipline as listed in the attached respective lists for instructional staff. All recommendations are made with the understanding that these individuals will comply with regulations/policies as set forth by the Florida Department of Education and The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

 

The Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Employees include the following items:

 

1. Instructional Resignations and Retirements and Layoffs

2. Instructional Suspensions and Terminations and Released During Probationary Period

 

There will be no financial impact to the School District.

 

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments and Leaves for the 2015-2016 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for appointments and reassignments as listed on the attached Executive Summary, respective lists and individual appointments for Non-Instructional Employees. All recommendations are made pending security clearance and with the understanding that these individuals will comply with regulations/policies as set forth by the Florida Department of Education and The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

 

The Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Employees include the following sections:

1. Non-Instructional (Non-Managerial) Approval(s)/Reassignment(s)/Promotion(s)/Demotion(s)

2. Non-Instructional (Non-Managerial) Substitutes/Temporary Employees

3. Non-Instructional (Non-Managerial) Leave(s)-Layoff(s)

4. Managerial/Professional/Technical (ESMAB, PBA, TSP) Recommended Appointments

5. Reassignment of Current School-Based and District Managerial Appointments

6. School-Based Managerial Personnel Recommended Appointments

7. School-Based and District Managerial Acting/Special/Task Assignment(s) Personnel

8. School-Based and District Managerial Leave(s)-Layoff(s)

9. Salary Adjustment

 

Funding has been budgeted in the 2015-2016 school/fiscal year for all appointments through June 30, 2016.

 

G-4. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Separation of Employment and Discipline for the 2015-2016 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for separation of employment and discipline as listed on the attached respective lists for Non-Instructional staff. All recommendations are made with the understanding that these individuals will comply with regulations/policies as set forth by the Florida Department of Education and The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

 

The Personnel Recommendations include the following items:

Non-Instructional (Non-Managerial) Resignation(s)/Retirement(s)

Non-Instructional (Non-Managerial) Suspension(s)/Termination(s)

Managerial and Professional/Technical Resignation(s)/Retirement(s)

Managerial and Professional/Technical Suspension(s)/Termination(s)

Non-Instructional Discipline

 

Employees contesting the recommended discipline may avail themselves of due process rights pursuant to their respective Collective Bargaining Agreements or School Board Policy 4015.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

G-5. Supplemental Pay Positions List 15 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommended supplemental pay positions of employees for the 2015/2016 school/fiscal year.

 

Employees are recommended for supplemental pay positions by Principal or Department Supervisor. Supplemental positions are listed alphabetically by last name, with location and supplement type.

 

The Supplemental Pay Positions include the following type of supplements: department chairpersons, team leaders, grade level chairpersons, athletic supplements; other general supplements for the 2015-2016 school year. Requests for individuals receiving multiple supplements have been analyzed by the Office of School Performance & Accountability. The documentation is on file. Recommendations for staff to receive multiple supplements are consistent with the language set forth in Policy 6210, Supplements.

 

Individuals listed meet the requirements for the supplemental positions.

 

Funding has been budgeted in the 2015-2016 school/fiscal year for all supplements through June 30, 2016.

 

H. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

H-1. Conflict of Interest Waiver Request - Nabors Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the request for conflict of interest waiver, dated March 14, 2016, by Disclosure Counsel Nabors Giblin & Nickerson.

 

The law firm of Nabors Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. (hereinafter the "Firm") has been representing The School Board of Broward County, Florida as Disclosure Counsel since 2014. The Firm provides disclosure counsel representation to The School Board through Ritesh Pattel, Esq. in the area of financing transactions.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

I-1. The School Board of Broward County, Florida 2016-2017 Personnel Calendars, Burgundy/Modified Calendar and Summer Term Calendar for Community Schools and Technical Colleges (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve The School Board of Broward County, Florida 2016-2017 Schools Administrative Offices Calendar, Personnel Work Day Summary, 208 (A-D) Work Calendars, Burgundy/Modified Calendar and Summer Term Calendar for Community Schools and Technical Colleges.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

I-2. Affiliation Agreements with Florida International University Board of Trustees, Florida Memorial University, Inc., Nova Southeastern University, Inc., and Trinity International University (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Affiliation Agreements for the Florida International University Board of Trustees, Florida Memorial University, Inc., Nova Southeastern University, Inc. and Trinity International University Corporation to provide internship opportunities for their students.

 

The Florida International University Board of Trustees, Florida Memorial University, Inc., Nova Southeastern University, Inc. and Trinity International University Corporation offer its students majoring in education with opportunities to gain practical experience as part of the course curriculum. Students from these programs are required to participate in a filed experience / internship program. These Affiliation Agreements would provide internship opportunities for the Florida International University Board of Trustees, Florida Memorial University, Inc., Nova Southeastern University, Inc. and Trinity International University Corporation students within Broward County Public Schools.

 

These agreements have been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

J-1. RFQ 16-141C Professional Design Services for Silver Trail Middle School (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise RFQ 16-141C, Professional Design Services for Silver Trail Middle School; Approve the RFQ Form; and Authorize the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) Form.

 

The Office of Facilities & Construction is recommending approval of the Authorization to Advertise RFQ 16-141C, Professional Design Services for Silver Trial Middle School. A detailed scope of work for this project is included in the Executive Summary.

 

Copies of all supporting documents are available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at: https://webappe.browardschools.com/eAgenda/

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 8, 2015) and in the District's Capital Budget. Total funds allocated for the scope included is $4,655,000. Financial obligations will take place at a future Board meeting when approval is requested to award Professional Design Services.

 

J-2. RFQ 16-142C Professional Design Services for Rickards, James S. Middle School (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise RFQ 16-142C, Professional Design Services for Rickards, James S. Middle School; Approve the RFQ Form; and Authorize the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) Form.

 

The Office of Facilities & Construction is recommending approval of the Authorization to Advertise RFQ 16-142C, Professional Design Services for Rickards, James S. Middle School. A detailed scope of work for this project is included in the Executive Summary.

 

Copies of all supporting documents are available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at: https://webappe.browardschools.com//e-Agenda/

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 8, 2015) and in the District's Capital Budget. Total funds allocated for the scope included is $5,242,000. Financial obligations will take place at a future Board meeting when approval is requested to award Professional Design Services.

 

K. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

L. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

L-1. Nova Southeastern University 2016 Office of Residential Life and Housing Conference Contract with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) for the 2016 South Florida Leadership Training Camp (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Nova Southeastern University 2016 Office of Residential Life and Housing Conference Contract with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) for the 2016 South Florida Leadership Training Camp.

 

Nova Southeastern University will be the site for the South Florida Summer Leadership Training Camp (SFLTC). Approximately 300 students will be participating at the camp. SFLTC will be held from July 16, 2016 through July 22, 2016.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This contract has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

This contract will be executed by Nova Southeastern University following The School Board of Broward County, Florida's approval.

 

There is no financial impact to the District's general fund. The budget item does not require a Collaboration Form from the Capital Budget Department. Registration fees for the camp are paid through fundraising projects by student councils, students and schools. The Department of Athletics and Student Activities solicits Broward County companies and corporations to assist in underwriting registration fees.

 

L-2. First Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Advantage Academy of Broward, Inc. on behalf of West Broward Academy - 5052 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Advantage Academy of Broward, Inc. on behalf of West Broward Academy - 5052.

 

The Advantage Academy of Broward, Inc. desires to amend its Charter School Agreement to change the name of the charter school from "West Broward Academy at Excelsior" to West Broward Academy" and change the location of the charter school for the 2016-2017 school year and subsequent years.

 

A copy of all supporting documents is available at the Charter Schools Management/Support Department on the 12th floor of the K.C.W. Administration Center. A copy of all supporting documents is available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at https://webappe.browardschools.com/eagenda/

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This item has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-3. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie, Inc., on behalf of Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie - 5422.

 

The terms and conditions for the operation of a charter school are set forth by the governing board of the charter school, and The School of Broward County, Florida, in a written contractual agreement that constitutes a school's charter.

 

A copy of all supporting documents is available at the Charter Schools Management/Support Department on the 12th floor of the K.C.W. Administration Center. A copy of all supporting documents is available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at: https://webappe.browardschools.com/eagenda/

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-4. First Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Avant Garde, Inc. on behalf of Avant Garde Academy K-8 Broward - 5015 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Avant Garde Academy, Inc. on behalf of Avant Garde Academy K-8 Broward - 5015.

 

Avant Garde, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation, on behalf of Avant Garde Academy K-8 Broward - 5015, desires to amend its charter school agreement to co-locate its charter school location with Avant Garde Academy - 5791 for the 2016-2017 school year and subsequent years.

 

A copy of all supporting documents is available at the Charter Schools Management/Support Department on the 12th floor of the K.C.W. Administration Center. A copy of all supporting documents is available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at: https://webappe.browardschools.com/eagenda/

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This Amendment has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-5. First Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Avant Garde Academy, Inc. on behalf of Avant Garde Academy -5791 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Avant Garde Academy, Inc. on behalf of Avant Garde Academy - 5791.

 

Avant Garde Academy, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation, on behalf of Avant Garde Academy - 5791, desires to amend its charter school agreement to change the location of the charter school and to co-locate with Avant Garde Academy K-8 Broward - 5015, for the 2016-2017 school year and subsequent years.

 

A copy of all supporting documents is available at the Charter Schools Management/Support Department on the 12th floor of the K.C.W. Administration Center. A copy of all supporting documents is available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at: https://webappe.browardschools.com/eagenda

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This Amendment has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

OPEN ITEMS

 

AA. RESOLUTIONS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

DD. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF AUDITOR

 

DD-1. Internal Audit Report - Audit of the Internal Funds of Selected Schools (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Internal Audit Report - Audit of the Internal Funds of Selected Schools.

 

An audit of the Internal Funds of Selected Schools was performed, as authorized by the Florida State Board of Education Administrative Rule 6A-1.087(2) and School Board Policy 1002.1.

 

The Audit report contains 18 schools. All schools complied with policies and procedures governing Internal Funds Accounting.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed and approved this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Audit Committee's March 10, 2016 meeting.

 

The source of funds to perform the Internal Audit Report was the General Fund budget allocation for the Office of the Chief Auditor. There is no additional financial impact to the School District.

 

DD-2. Internal Property Audit Report - Property and Inventory Audits of Selected Locations 2015-2016 (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Internal Property Audit Report - Property and Inventory Audits of Selected Locations 2015-2016.

 

Property and Inventory Audits of Selected Locations were performed, pursuant to the Florida Statute 274.02(2), The Rules of the Florida Administrative Code, Section 691-73, and School Board Policies 1002.1 and 3204.

 

The Audit report contains 19 locations, in which a total of 14 locations had no audit findings and 5 locations had audit findings.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed and approved this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Committee's March 10, 2016 meeting.

 

The source of funds to perform the Internal Audit Report was the General Fund budget allocation for the Office of the Chief Auditor. There is no additional financial impact to the School District.

 

DD-3. Internal Audit Report - Audit of Pathways Academy Charter School (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Internal Audit Report - Audit of Pathways Academy Charter School.

 

We performed an audit investigation based upon a letter dated August 27, 2015 from the Florida Department of Education, Office of Inspector General. The letter reported numerous allegations regarding Pathways Academy Charter School witnessed by Mr. Andrew Ramjit, the complainant. The complainant worked at Pathways Academy Charter School from May 4, 2015 until August 4, 2015.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed and approved this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Committee's March 10, 2016 meeting.

 

The source of funds to perform the Internal Audit Report was the General Fund budget allocation for the Office of the Chief Auditor. There is no additional financial impact to the School District.

 

DD-4. Internal Audit Report - Audit of Termite Extermination Contracts No. 15-109T and No. 28-137T (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Internal Audit Report - Audit of Termite Extermination Contracts No. 15-109T and No. 28-137T.

 

In accordance with the 2015-2016 Audit Plan, the Office of the Chief Auditor (OCA) audited the School Board of Broward County (District) approved Termite Extermination Contracts No. 15-109T and No. 28-137T for compliance with contract terms and conditions.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed and approved this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Committee's March 10, 2016 meeting.

 

The source of funds to perform the Internal Audit Report was the General Fund budget allocation for the Office of the Chief Auditor. There is no additional financial impact to the School District.

 

DD-5. Internal Audit Report - Audit of Family Counseling Behavioral Health Program Grant for the Period Ended September 30, 2015 (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Internal Audit Report - Audit of Family Counseling Behavioral Health Program Grant for the Period Ended September 30, 2015.

 

In accordance with the Family Counseling Behavioral Health Program requirements, we have audited the accompanying Statement of Grant Assistance, under agreement number 14-CP-CSA-8267-01 for the period ended September 30, 2015. The Statement of Grant Assistance (the "Statement") is the responsibility of the Grant Administrators of the School Board of Broward County, Florida. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on this Statement based on our audit.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed and approved this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Committee's March 10, 2016 meeting.

 

The source of funds to perform the Internal Audit Report was the General Fund budget allocation for the Office of the Chief Auditor. There is no additional financial impact to the School District.

 

EE. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

EE-1. Grant Applications - Post-Submission (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the submission of the following applications (Items A - M):

A. Community Foundation of Broward..., $95,475 (requested) B. Equal Opportunity Schools..., $25,200 (requested) C. Florida Department of Agriculture..., $0 (award package requested) D. Florida Department of Education..., $1,297,787 (requested) E. Florida Department of Education...Charter School Application, $420,733 (requested) F. Lockheed Martin Corporation Foundation, $10,500 (requested) G. MasterCard Matching Gifts Program, $100 (awarded) List is continued in the Summary Explanation and Background section below.

 

H. Ross Store-Base Giving, $500 (requested) I. Shining A Light, $40,000 (requested) J. Smart from the Start Awards - Endeavour Primary, $20,000 (requested) K. Smart from the Start Awards - Sheridan Hills, $20,000 (requested) L. Univision "Premio Verde Escolar", $2,000 (requested) M. Walmart Community Grant Program, $1,500 (requested)

 

Copies of the grant applications and executive summaries are available at the School Board members' office on the 14th floor of the K.C. Wright Administration Center and online via the Broward eAgenda at http://webappe.browardschools.com/eagenda/

 

The potential financial impact if all projects are awarded is $1,933,795 from various sources.

 

EE-2. Amendment to the Agreement with Code.org (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

Approve a new two-year extension to the existing Agreement between the School Board of Broward County, Florida and Code.org from April 5, 2016 through June 30, 2018.

 

Code.org is a national non-profit organization dedicated to expanding computer science programs with curricula established for K-12. The new contract extension will provide additional funding to support computer science professional development and supporting activities.

 

This Agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The financial impact of this Agreement is $135,000 in addition to in-kind training supplies and free curriculum. The original Agreement was approved by the Board on June 9, 2015, Regular School Board Meeting.

 

EE-3. CareerSource Broward Incumbent Worker Training Contract (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve a cost reimbursement Contract between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and CareerSource Broward. This Contract will become effective upon Board approval and signature through September 30, 2016.

 

The Office of Talent Development, in partnership with Florida Atlantic University and CareerSource Broward, were awarded an Incumbent Worker Training Program Grant to assist employees who must complete required training or coursework to retain their employment. The Educator Certification Program is designed to provide professional learning activities, college coursework, and individualized support that yield educational content and subject area knowledge leading to a Florida Department of Education 5-year Professional Educator's Certificate.

 

This Contract has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The positive financial impact of this Contract is $153,569 from CareerSource Broward. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

FF. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

FF-1. Cooperative Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Cooperative Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc.

 

KDS has collaborated with Talent Acquisition, ESOL & Title I to offer graduate level courses in conjunction with an internationally recognized and fully accredited university. These courses will be approved for in-service credits and are intended to provide an intensive, strategic blend of professional learning (both online and in-person) for school administrators and teachers. These graduate level courses further the work already begun in several schools through the Courageous Conversations about Race Initiative. Included are the following schools: Banyan Elementary, North Lauderdale Elementary, Cypress Elementary, Cresthaven Elementary, Larkdale Elementary, Rock Island Elementary, Fairway Elementary, Mirror Lake Elementary.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The financial impact is $315,380. The source of these funds are a combination of Title I, Part A Grant, ESOL Immigrant Grant, Talent Acquisition Professional Development Grant.

 

GG. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

GG-1. Re-opener of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between SBBC and the BTU-ESP Effective July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016 (Supporting Docs)

 

SPECIAL ORDER - 11:45 A.M.

 

Adopt the amendments to the Collective Bargaining Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) and the Broward Teachers Union-Education Support Professionals (BTU-ESP) effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

 

For the 2015-2016 school year, this Agreement provides a 2.5% salary increase to the salaries of eligible employees covered under the Broward Teachers Union-Education Support Professionals (BTU-ESP) unit, effective July 1, 2015.

 

Copies of all supporting documents are available at the Board Members' Office on the 14th floor of the K.C. Wright Administration Center and available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at: https://webappe.browardschools.com/eagenda

 

The estimated financial impact for the 2.5% salary increase for eligible employees will generate a total payroll cost of approximately $1,238,151 for the 2015-2016 school year, including fringe benefits.

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

 

KK. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

LL. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL-1. Renewal of Lease Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Hispanic Unity of Florida, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Renewal of the Lease Agreement Between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Hispanic Unity of Florida, Inc. for Community School South.

 

The purpose of this Lease Agreement is to enable The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) to lease a 2,417 square foot building located at 5811 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL for use by The Community School South to conduct English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program. The term of the lease is from June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017. Additionally, the Agreement stipulates that either party could terminate the lease upon a 90 day written notice to the other party.

 

This Agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The financial impact to the District is $76,029.29 to include $45,926.16 for annual rental fee; $17,969.27 for part-time annual custodial support; $1,379.06 for annual custodial supplies; $2,428.00 for annual instructional materials and supplies; $5,170.80 for annual electrical costs; and $3,156.00 for annual telephone and internet costs. The source of funds is the Community School South's budget.

 

LL-2. Renewal of Lease Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and BrightStar Credit Union (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renewal of the Lease Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and BrightStar Credit Union.

 

BrightStar Credit Union has been a tenant at the Kathleen C. Wright Administration Complex, 600 SE Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida since 2003. The current lease at the location will expire on April 30, 2016, and this renewal is a new lease for a term of three years, commencing on May 1, 2016, and terminating on April 30, 2019. This lease takes into account the one (1) three-year renewal option provided for in the previous agreement, to include a three percent (3%) increase or an increase in accordance with prevailing annual Consumer Price Index, whichever is greater, for base rent and operational cost each year for the duration of the lease.

 

This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

There will be a positive financial impact to the District of approximately $162,978.00 in rental income, and operational expenses through the term of the lease.

 

ATTORNEY CLIENT SESSION(S)

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 286.0105:  If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the School Board with respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, (ADAAA) may call Equal Educational Opportunities/ADA Compliance Department at 754-321-2150 or Teletype Machine (TTY) 754-321-2158.