THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

Regular School Board Meeting

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 10:05 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).

 

June 27, 2017

 

ITEMS:

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments, Reappointments and Leaves for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years   (THIRD REVISION)

 

June 26, 2017

 

ITEMS:

G-1. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Reappointments, Instructional Appointments and Leaves 2017-2018 School Year  (REVISED)

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments, Reappointments and Leaves for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years   (SECOND REVISION)

EE-7. Direct Negotiation Agreement - 58-033E - Central Bidders Registration Tool  (WITHDRAWN)

II-2. Renewal of the agreement with the New Teacher Center Corporation (NTC)  (ADDED)

JJ-6. Approve Request for Additional Funding - Heron Heights Elementary School - City of Parkland - Modular Classroom Relocations and Renovations - Project No. P.001629  (ADDED)

JJ-7. Approve Request for Additional Funding - Park Trails Elementary School - City of Parkland - Modular Classrooms Relocation and Renovations - Project No. P.001608  (ADDED)

 

June 22, 2017

 

SPEAKERS:

 

4. Trudy Jermanovich   (ADDED)

5. Ronnie Flournoy   (ADDED)

6. Rebecca Dahl   (ADDED)

7. Terry Lopez Preuss  (ADDED)

 

ITEMS:

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments, Reappointments and Leaves for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years   (REVISED)

H-1 Conflict of Interest Waiver Request - Bryant Miller Olive, P.A.   (ADDED)

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

June 13, 2017 - Special - Expulsions

 

ADDED ITEMS

 

CLOSE AGENDA

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (Non-Board Items)

 

Recognition of Heroism by Three Physical Plant Operations (PPO) Employees  (SPECIAL ORDER - 10:15 A.M.)

      Board Member(s) - Laurie Rich Levinson

      Presenter(s) - Leo Bobadilla, Sam Bays

 

Recognition of all Partners Involved in the Fifth Annual Autism In Flight  (SPECIAL ORDER - 10:30 A.M.)

      Board Member(s) - Patricia Good

 

Recognition of Apprenticeship Journeyman  Acknowledgement  (SPECIAL ORDER - 10:45 A.M.)

      Board Member(s) - Donna Korn

      Presenter(s) - Robert Curtis

 

Student Recognition - Apollo Middle  (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:00 A.M.)

      Board Member(s) - Ann Murray

 

Special Recognition of Senator Gary Farmer for $200,000 Funding Check  (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:15 A.M.)

      Board Member(s) - Robin Bartleman

      Presenter(s) - Mickey Pope, Dr. Laurel Thompson, Gary Farmer

 

Grants in Action  (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:30 A.M.)

      Board Member(s) - Heather P. Brinkworth

      Presenter(s) - Stephanie Pollard

 

Wells Fargo Community Connections Grant Check Presentation  (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:45 A.M.)

      Presenter(s) - Patrick Morris, Shea Ciriago

 

Sandy Hook Promise Presentation (SPECIAL ORDER - 12:00 P.M.)

      Presenter(s) - Ralph Aiello, Timothy Makris, Nicole Hockley

 

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

 

5:00 P.M. – (Speakers will be heard immediately following the Regular School Board meeting or at 5 p.m., whichever is earliest or as close to those times as possible.)

 

1. Phil Kroyman

2. Karlene Dawson

3. Youssef Wardani

4. Trudy Jermanovich   (ADDED)

5. Ronnie Flournoy   (ADDED)

6. Rebecca Dahl   (ADDED) 

7. Terry Lopez Preuss   (ADDED)

 

ITEMS

 

Consent agenda items will be noted by a single letter, and open agenda items will be noted by double letters in accordance with Policy 1100A.

 

G. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

G-1. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Reappointments, Instructional Appointments and Leaves 2017-2018 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for the 2017-2018 reappointments, appointments and leaves as listed in the attached Executive Summary and respective lists for instructional employees and authorize, pursuant to section 1011.60(3)(f), Florida Statutes to serve more than (10) calendar months of service. 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 Reappointments

2. Teacher Approvals

3. Substitute/Temporary Hourly Teachers

4. Instructional Leaves

 

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

 

G-2. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Separation of Employment or Discipline for the 2017-2018 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, Reappointments and Leaves for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years (Supporting Docs)

 

THIRD REVISION

 

SECOND REVISION

 

REVISED

 

Approve the 2016-2017 & 2017-2018 personnel recommendations for appointments, assignments, and leaves, and approve the 2017-2018 reappointments as listed on the attached Executive Summary lists and individual appointments for Non-Instructional Employees, and authorize pursuant to section 1011.60(3)(f), Florida Statutes, principals, other school site administrators, and instructional staff to serve more than ten (10) calendar months of service. 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 DOE and SBBC.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

Funding has been budgeted in 2016-2017 fiscal year for all appointments through June 30, 2017. Funding must be budgeted in 2017-2018 fiscal year for reappointments and new hires through June 30, 2018.

 

G-4. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Separation of Employment and Discipline for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years (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 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommended supplemental pay positions of employees for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 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. (None at this time.)

 

Funding has been budgeted in the 2017-2018 school/fiscal year for all supplements through June 30, 2018.

 

GG. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

A. RESOLUTIONS

 

A-1. School Boundary Committee Resolution and 2018-2019 School Boundary Process Timeline (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt Resolution 17-101 in support of establishing the formation and functions of the School Boundary committee and adopt the proposed 2018-2019 School Boundary Process Timeline.

 

Section 1001.41 and 1001.42, Florida Statutes, give the Broward County School board the power and duty of assigning students to schools. Therefore, the Broward County School Board, through the approval of the attached Resolution, shall create a School Boundary Committee to act as a Districtwide advisory committee to the School board to review any necessary or desirable changes to the school attendance areas. The annual community School boundary Process provides the opportunity for significant community input in an open and inclusive atmosphere.

 

A review of this resolution has been completed and approved by Senior Leadership and District legal counsel.

 

The fiscal impact to the District should not exceed the funding already included in the Demographics & Student Assignments Department annual budget, inclusive of costs with the School Committee which will include but is not limited to advertising of meetings, printing costs, and miscellaneous incidental costs associated with hosting public meetings.

 

AA. RESOLUTIONS

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

CC-1. Revisions to Policy 6000_4 Exceptional Student Education Policies and Procedures SP_P 2016_2017 through 2018_2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt Revised Policy 6000_4 Exceptional Student Education Policies and Procedures SP_P at this reading.

 

Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules requires that School Board of Broward County, FL (SBBC) adopt, as policy, the Exceptional Student Education Policies and Procedures SP_P in order to receive Federal and State funding.  This document describes the process for determining eligibility, developing individual education plans (IEPs) for students with disabilities, developing education plans (EPs) for students who are gifted, and making placement decisions for students with disabilities. The School Board previously approved SP_P for 2015_2016 through 2015_2016. Revisions to SP_P were discussed at the May 9, 2017 School Board Workshop, May 17, 2017 ESE Advisory Meeting, June 20, 2017 Public Rule Development Workshop, and a final adoption at this June 27, 2017 Regular School Board Meeting.

 

The publication date on which this policy was advertised was on May 28, 2017.

 

There is no financial impact to the District

 

CC-2. Proposed Revised Job Description for the Plumber - Journeyperson Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the revised job description for the Plumber - Journeyperson position. Approval is requested to advertise the position after the first reading. This is the First reading.

 

The job description for the Plumber - Journeyperson is being revised to better align the qualifications and primary performance responsibilities of the position, based upon the expected scope of work. The revisions include modifications that will ensure the job description accurately reflects the required qualifications, experience, accountability and essential performance responsibilities of the position. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on June 4, 2017. See attached Executive Summary.

 

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: http://webappe.browardschools.com/eAgenda/

 

There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

CC-3. Proposed Revised Job Description for the Construction Procurement Manager Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the revised job description for the Construction Procurement Manager position. Approval is requested to advertise the position after the first reading. This is the First reading.

 

The job description for the Construction Procurement Manager is being revised to better align the title, qualifications and primary performance responsibilities of the position, based upon the expected scope of work. The revisions include modifications that will ensure the job description accurately reflects the required qualifications, experience, accountability and essential performance responsibilities of the position. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on June 4, 2017. See attached Executive Summary.

 

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: http://webappe.browardschools.com/eAgenda/

 

There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

CC-4. New Job Descriptions: Office Manager Confidential-Elementary & Middle, Office Manager Confidential-HS & Technical Colleges (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the New Job Descriptions for the Office Manager Confidential-Elementary & Middle Schools and Office Manager Confidential-High School & Technical Colleges positions. This is the Final reading.

 

The job descriptions for the Office Manager Confidential - Elementary & Middle Schools and the Office Manager Confidential - High School & Technical Colleges, are being created to clearly define the responsibilities of the role, and the minimum and preferred education, experience and skills required of the position. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on June 4, 2017. See attached Executive Summary.

 

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: http://webappe.browardschools.com/eAgenda/

 

The financial impact associated with this change totals $628,483. The cost associated with the job changes increased by $21,162 over the initial estimate of $607,321. This change is attributed to the 2016-2017 annual salary increase adjustment of 3.5%. Funding to address the cost associated with this change was approved as part of the 2016-2017 budget.

 

DD. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF AUDITOR

 

E. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

E-1. Pre-Qualification of Contractors - Superintendent's Recommendations Regarding Pre-Qualification Certification (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation by the Superintendent indicated in the Superintendent Recommendations - Tracking Report.

 

The Pre-Qualification Application process is in accordance with State Requirements for Educational Facilities, F.S. 1013.46, and Board Policies 7003 and 7003.1. This item approves recommendations by the Superintendent of Schools as set forth in the Superintendent Recommendations - Tracking Report. Further explanation is provided in the Executive Summary. The Qualification Selection Evaluation Committee (QSEC) convened on June 7, 2017, to review staff's recommendations concerning pre-qualification applications. Upon review of staff's recommendations, QSEC makes the recommendations to the Superintendent indicated in the Superintendent Recommendations - Tracking Report.

 

Contractor Pre-Qualification Staff Application Review Executive Summaries are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/PreQual-060717.pdf

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

E-2. Supplier Diversity Outreach Program Report as of June 2, 2017 (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Supplier Diversity Outreach Program (SDOP) Report.

 

The SDOP report is in accordance with Board Policy 7007-A Administrative Procedures for The School Board of Broward County, Florida. It provides information on the progress of the SDOP.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

E-3. Recommendation to Reject all Bids - 17-207C - Marquee Replacement (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to reject all bids for the above Invitation to Bid (ITB).

 

This is a recommendation to Reject all Bids for ITB 17-207C - Marquee Replacement. In accordance with Document 00200 Instructions to Bidders, Section 5.03, "Rejection of Bids and irregular proposals, the School District shall have the right to reject any or all bids, reject a bid not accompanied by a required bid security, good faith deposit, or by other data required by the bidding documents, or reject a bid which is in any way incomplete, irregular or otherwise non-responsive."

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

EE. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

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

 

Approve the submission of the following grant applications (A-L):

A. Action for Healthy Kids..., $1,000 (awarded) B. City of Hallandale Beach..., $60,000 (requested) C. Collocation America...Cypress Bay High School, $7,500 (requested) D. Collocation America...Dillard 6-12 School, $7,295 (requested) E. Collocation America...Parkway Middle School, $7,500 (requested) F. Collocation America...Western High School, $7,000 (requested) G. Florida Department of Education: 21st Century..., $1,400,000 (requested) List is continued in the Summary Explanation and Background section below.

 

H. Florida Department of Education: 21st Century...Innovation Charter School, $254,720 (requested) I. Florida Department of Education: 21st Century...Renaissance Charter School, $349,860 (requested) J. Lowe's Toolbox for Education, $5,000 (awarded) K. Mills College Lesson Study Group, $4,000 (awarded) L. SeaPerch Foundation, $1,144 (awarded)

 

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 positive financial impact if all projects are awarded is $2,105,019 from various sources.

 

EE-2. Grant Applications - Pre-Submission (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the submission of the following grant applications (A-C):

A. Florida Department of Education: Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently-Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth, 2017/18, $1,199,936 (to be requested) B. Florida Department of Education: Title III, Part A, English Language Acquisition, 2017/18, $4,298,008 (to be requested) C. United States Department of Education: Head Start/Early Head Start Program - Cost of Living Adjustment Application, $151,594 (to be 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 positive financial impact if all projects are awarded is $5,649,538 from various sources.

 

EE-3. Agreement with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management. The agreement period shall commence the day after School Board approval and shall conclude on December 31, 2018.

 

The Florida Division of Emergency Management's Statewide Emergency Shelter Plan identifies the State's capacity to shelter residents at risk from the effects of a major hurricane and provides information on existing and long-term hurricane evacuation shelter space requirements. In discussions with Broward County, a Hurricane Shelter Retrofit grant is provided by the Division of Emergency Management to improve Floranada Elementary School's Building 1, in order for it to become a risk shelter for Broward County residents within the area during disasters. The hazard mitigation funding will cover costs associated with caging/tying down roof appendages to withstand windstorm and securing interior safe space by procuring two roll down doors (Miami-Dade County approved product or equal) and includes some tree trimming and required architecture and engineering services.

 

This Agreement has been approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel. This Agreement will be executed after School Board approval.

 

The positive financial impact is $385,000 from the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

EE-4. Amendment to Agreement No. 2014-15-CR-2335-ICON with CareerSource Broward (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Amendment No. Four to Agreement No. 2014-15-CR-2335-ICON between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and CareerSource Broward. The extension period begins on July 1, 2017 and shall conclude on June 30, 2018.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, has been awarded a grant in the amount of $255,000 In-School Youth and $475,000 Out-of-School Youth programs funded by CareerSource Broward from Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds. The programs will serve seventy-one (71) and one hundred and thirty five (135) students, respectively, who meet WIOA eligibility requirements for in-school youth and out-of-school youth. These funds will provide additional assistance to obtain a high school credential, General Education Development test option, industry credential, and job placement. The program design includes individual career pathway plans, employability skills development, financial literacy skills, and/or on-the-job training delivered by the District's teachers, counselors, and job coaches.

 

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

 

The positive financial impact of this Amendment is $730,000 ($255,000 for the in-school program and $475,000 for the out-of-school program) from CareerSource Broward. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

EE-5. Transportation Agreement for City Recreation Program (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and the City of Pompano Beach to provide school bus transportation for recreational programs for the period of five years.

 

The transportation agreement allows the city to utilize District buses for city sponsored recreation programs and events that are dependent on transportation. City sponsored recreation programs provide a valuable service to its respective communities.

 

This is a renewal of a transportation agreement with the City of Pompano Beach which expires on June 30, 2017. We are requesting approval because the agreement will go to the City of Pompano Beach's Commission on July 27, 2017. Approval is needed in order to avoid lapse of service. Section 3.24 addresses multiple originals which although executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which, taken together, shall constitute one and the same agreement.

 

This Agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel. This Agreement will be executed after School Board approval.

 

The city will reimburse the District for the cost of this service at the current reimbursement rate of $70 per hour, plus $28 per hour per bus attendant, if needed.

 

EE-6. Recommendation for $500,000 or Greater - 58-034E- Kronos Incorporated (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above contract. Contract Term: June 28, 2017 through June 30, 2020, 3 Years; User Department: Information & Technology; Award Amount: $2,000,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Kronos Incorporated: Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The Information & Technology Department is requesting the approval of this Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and Kronos Incorporated. This Agreement will provide for the installation and maintenance of a fully operational and integrated Enterprise Wide Time attendance Scheduling System throughout the District.

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will not exceed $2,000,000. The funding source will come from Information & Technology department's capital budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-7. Direct Negotiation Agreement - 58-033E - Central Bidders Registration Tool (Supporting Docs)

 

WITHDRAWN

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Direct Negotiation Agreement. Contract Term June 28, 2017 through June 27, 2021, 4 Years; User Department: Purchasing & Warehousing Services; Award Amount: $2,350,000; Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This Agreement between SAP Inc., and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, will provide a system by which the District can address challenges that cause disparate procurement and assist in implementing Policy 3330. In accordance with Policy 3320, Part VI, C4, "The School Board, when acquiring, ...information technology as defined in 282.0041(15), Florida Statutes, may make any acquisition...by direct negotiation."

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $2,350,000. The funding source will come from the capital outlay transfer to the general fund. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-8. Recommendation for Additional Spending Authority - 56-007- Apex Learning Digital Curriculum and Professional Development (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve an increase in spending authority for the above agreement. Contract Term: July 29, 2015 through June 30, 2018, 3 Years; User Department: Office of School Performance & Accountability; Award Amount: $600,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Apex Learning, Inc.; Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This request is to increase the spending authority for the agreement with Apex Learning, Inc., a provider of blended and virtual learning solutions for school districts throughout the nation. The School Board approved the agreement on July 28, 2015, as item EE-5, for a period of three (3) years with a spending authority of $395,400. Currently, $423,000 is the total of orders processed against this agreement, which exceeds the approved spend by $27,600. This request is for an additional spending authority to clear the deficit and cover the anticipated expenses through to the expiration of the agreement.

 

The funds have been exceeded because student enrollment in Broward's alternative programs increased significantly over the last two (2) years due to purposeful and strategic efforts to provide targeted support to students who were credit deficient and/or overage for grade.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $204,600. The contract award amount was for $395,400. The request is to increase the spending authority by $204,600, bringing the new contract value to $600,000. The funding source will come from the Workforce Education District Reserve Grant and regular District funds. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-9. Direct Negotiation Recommendation of $500,000 or Less - 58-037V - Special Healthcare Services for Homebound Students - Broward Children's Center (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the direct negotiation to the above contract. Contract Term: July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2020, 3 Years; User Department: Coordinated Student Health Services; Award Amount: $475,000; Awarded Vendor: Broward Children's Center; Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires the District to provide special education and related services to students with disabilities. Some students with disabilities have Individualized Education Programs that require health assessments or services that must be provided by nurses.

 

Broward Children's Center (BCC) provides healthcare services to eligible students residing at BCC's pediatric sub-acute residential facility and children receiving twenty-four (24) in-home and school services through BCC's agency.

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $475,000. The funding source will come from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1990 grant. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-10. Recommendation to Approve Agreement - 58-038E Chess4Life Learning Platform (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above agreement. Contract Term: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, 1 Year; User Department: Applied Learning; Award Amount: $145,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Chess4Life, LLC; Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

Approval of this Agreement will allow the District to continue, to expand and improve its offering of chess throughout the District. The game of chess presents an incredible opportunity for students to develop and master skills that will be applicable throughout their life. A student that learns the game of chess develops critical thinking, learns to work with others, and learns to adapt to an environment that is constantly changing. Chess is used to teach life skills, character qualities, and the importance of having core values that helps in making life decisions. The Chess4Life, LLC, learning platform will be available for all students District-wide, including in-person training and a year-end tournament.

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $145,000. The funding source will come from the Applied Learning Department's operating budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-11. Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - 17-194N - Industrial Education Equipment & Supplies (Catalog) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, 1 Year; User Department: Various Departments; Award Amount: $1,000,000; Awarded Vendor(s): 12; Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): Holmquist Educational Consultants, Inc.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Requested Action.

 

This Bid facilitates the preparation of students for successful transition to the workforce and participation in home, community, and post-secondary education. Students in the Industrial Education programs are mastering curricula featuring basic scientific principles, mathematical concepts, and communication skills in the career pathways of building trades and construction technology, energy and utilities, and transportation technology, etc.

 

A copy of the bid documents are available online at:

http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/17-194N-IndustrialEduEquipSupplies_Addendum2.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $1,000,000. The funding source will come from the various schools and department operating budgets. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-12. Recommendation for $500,000 or Less - 18-045E - Maintenance Radio and Repair Service (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, 1 Years; User Department: Physical Plant Operations: Award Amount: $335,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Econo-Comm Inc., d/b/a Mobile Communications; Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, received one bid for 18-045E Maintenance Radio and Repair Services. Physical Plant Operations, as well as schools, utilize hand held radio for daily and emergency communications. The recommendation for award is for the repair and maintenance of "out-of-warranty" portable radios, repeaters, and mobile radios. The warranty plan allows the District to maintain its inventory of radios in good and working order without the need for additional outlay for the purchase of new equipment.

 

A copy of the bid documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/18_045E_Maintenance_Radio_and_Repair_Service.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $335,000. The funding source will come from the schools' and departments' operating budgets. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

F. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

FF. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

FF-1. Cooperative Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, FL (SBBC) and Women of Tomorrow, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Cooperative Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, FL (SBBC) and Women of Tomorrow, Inc.

 

Women of Tomorrow (WOT) is a public, not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1999 to inspire, motivate and empower at-risk young women to live up to their full potential through a unique mentoring program with highly accomplished professional women and scholarship opportunities. WOT is specifically designed to meet the needs of at-risk teenage girls in our nation's public high schools and help them turn obstacles into opportunities by providing the exposure, motivation, confidence and opportunities required to create a better future for themselves, their families and society. WOT's goals are consistent with the School Board's mission of providing students with a quality education in a safe and secure learning environment.

 

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 to the District for fingerprinting of WOT mentors during fiscal year 2016-17 was $1,696. The source of the funds is from Special Investigative Unit General Fund Operating Budget. There is no additional impact to the District.

 

FF-2. Cooperative Agreements and Calendars with Transition Services Providers for Students with Disabilities Age 18 through 21 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve renewal of Cooperative Agreements and Calendars between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) and Transition Services Providers for Students with Disabilities age 18 through 21. The term of these agreements shall commence on July 1, 2017 and concludes on June 30, 2018.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) is required under federal legislation to educate and provide transition services to all identified transitioning students with disabilities.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is a financial impact of $119,361 to the District for transportation. The source of these funds is included in the transportation budget. The source of $641,169 is full-time equivalent (FTE) revenue and ESE special program funding. There is no additional financial impact to the District beyond transportation.

 

FF-3. Agreement with Children's Services Council of Broward County (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement with Children's Services Council of Broward County (CSC) and The School Board of Broward County, FL (SBBC).

 

The CSC and SBBC wish to improve instruction by significantly increasing the number of children ready for school, improving academic achievement, and graduation rates. The achievement of these goals will greatly benefit the academic progress of students within Broward County Public Schools.

 

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. This Agreement will be executed after School Board approval.

 

The projected financial impact for the District for school year 2017-18 is $349,868. The amount of $346,954 reflects the current funding for school year 2016-17, therefore, the funding increase for school year 2017-18 is $2,914.

 

FF-4. Agreement between The University of Florida and The School Board of Broward County, Florida - (POSTPONED 6/13/17) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Approve the Agreement between The University of Florida and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.235), The University of Florida and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement to offer dual enrollment courses to all eligible high school students. This agreement will provide an opportunity for students to complete university level courses necessary to complete a four-year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District for SY2017-18 and SY2018-19 combined is $465,929. This is an estimated increase of $285,000 for the term of this agreement. The funds will come from the general fund balance.

 

FF-5. Agreement between The University of Florida and The School Board of Broward County, Florida (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between The University of Florida and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.235), The University of Florida and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement to offer dual enrollment courses to all eligible high school students. This agreement will provide an opportunity for students to complete university level courses necessary to complete a four-year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District for SY2017-18 is $212,000. This is an estimated increase of $68,000 for the term of this agreement. The funds will come from the general fund balance.

 

FF-6. Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida - Collegiate High School (POSTPONED 6/13/17) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Approve the Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Collegiate High School Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.273), Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Collegiate High School Agreement to provide a rigorous collegiate academic program for serious high school students, who have the discipline required of a college campus and collegiate study. Students attend the high school full time, for their junior and senior years, simultaneously completing the remaining high school diploma requirements and AA Degree requirements. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

This agreement will be executed by Broward College after School Board approval. 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 in SY 2017-18 and SY 2018-19 is included in the Dual Enrollment Agreement with Broward College.

 

FF-7. Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida - Collegiate High School (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Collegiate High School Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.273), Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Collegiate High School Agreement to provide a rigorous collegiate academic program for serious high school students, who have the discipline required of a college campus and collegiate study. Students attend the high school full time, for their junior and senior years, simultaneously completing the remaining high school diploma requirements and AA Degree requirements. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

This agreement will be executed by Broward College after School Board approval. 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 in SY 2017-18 is included in the Dual Enrollment Agreement with Broward College.

 

FF-8. Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida - Dual Enrollment Articulation (POSTPONED 6/13/17) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Approve the Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.235), Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement to offer dual enrollment courses to all eligible high school students. This agreement will provide an opportunity for students to complete university level courses necessary to complete a four-year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

This agreement will be executed by Broward College after School Board approval. This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The estimated financial impact for tuition costs only to the District for SY2017-18 and SY2018-19 combined is $5,200,000. This is an estimated increase of $800,000 for the term of this agreement. The funds will come from the general fund balance.

 

FF-9. Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida - Dual Enrollment Articulation (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.235), Broward College and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement to offer dual enrollment courses to all eligible high school students. This agreement will provide an opportunity for students to complete university level courses necessary to complete a four-year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

This agreement will be executed by Broward College after School Board approval. This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The estimated financial impact for tuition and textbooks to the District for SY2017-18 is $3,889,000. This is an estimated increase of $524,000 for the term of this agreement. The funds will come from the general fund balance.

 

FF-10. Agreement between Florida Atlantic University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida - (POSTPONED  6/13/17) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Approve the Agreement between Florida Atlantic University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.271), Florida Atlantic University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement to offer dual enrollment courses to all eligible high school students. This arrangement will provide an opportunity for students to complete university level courses necessary to complete a four year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

This agreement will be executed by Florida Atlantic University (FAU) after School Board approval. This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District for SY2017-18 and SY2018-19 combined is $61,640. This is an estimated increase of $39,000 for the term of this agreement. The funds will come from the general fund balance.

 

FF-11. Agreement between Florida Atlantic University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between Florida Atlantic University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, to enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement.

 

As required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.271), Florida Atlantic University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement to offer dual enrollment courses to all eligible high school students. This arrangement will provide an opportunity for students to complete university level courses necessary to complete a four year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary.

 

This agreement will be executed by Florida Atlantic University (FAU) after School Board approval. This agreement has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District for SY2017-18 is $30,000. This is an estimated increase of approximately $8,000 for the term of this agreement. The funds will come from the general fund balance.

 

FF-12. Connect for Success!-Attachment, Attendance, & Achievement Collaboration with ReServe Elder Service, Inc (POSTPONED 6/13/17) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Approve the agreement between the School Board of Broward County, Florida and ReServe Elder Service, Inc. to provide attendance support to high-risk students in select Title 1 schools.

 

Based on the 2016-17 Social Indicator of Need report produced by the Student Assessment and Research Department, schools will be identified and rank-ordered as needing intense support services. By rank order, the schools that have the highest social need index will be targeted for additional support.

 

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 will be $288,000. The source of the funds is in the Title 1 Part A Grant budget. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

FF-13. Connect for Success!-Attachment, Attendance, & Achievement Collaboration with ReServe Elder Service, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the agreement between the School Board of Broward County, Florida and ReServe Elder Service, Inc. to provide attendance support to high-risk students in select Title 1 schools.

 

Based on the 2016-17 Social Indicator of Need report produced by the Student Assessment and Research Department, schools will be identified and rank-ordered as needing intense support services. By rank order, the schools that have the highest social need index will be targeted for additional support.

 

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 will be $288,000. The source of the funds is in the Title 1 Part A Grant budget. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

FF-14. Continuation of the Agreement with South Broward Hospital District D/B/A Memorial Healthcare System for Educational Services to Hospitalized Students, Grades K-12 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the continuation of the agreement for the provision of educational services to students who are patients hospitalized for short, intermittent, or long term care by the following provider: South Broward Hospital District D/B/A Memorial Healthcare System. The term of this agreement shall commence on July 1, 2017 and concludes on June 30, 2018.

 

South Broward Hospital District D/B/A Memorial Healthcare System serves Broward County Public School students who have chronic medical conditions that require specialized treatments intermittently throughout the school year or for extended periods of time. Some students need to be hospitalized for the full school day even though medical treatment may require a much shorter period of time to administer. This agreement allows for instructional flexibility by assigning an onsite teacher to provide educational services. The instructional and medical staff coordinates schedules to benefit and ensure the "whole child". Educational software and district approved curriculum materials are utilized to provide academic coursework. The hospital provides hardware and internet connections as well as a fully equipped instructional classroom.

 

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. The program will be supported by funds generated by the Exceptional Student Education full-time equivalent (FTE). In the event of insufficient FTE funding generated, per the agreement, the hospital will reimburse the School Board of Broward County, Florida any short fall costs by October 16, 2017.

 

H. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

H-1. Conflict of Interest Waiver Request - Bryant Miller Olive, P.A. (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the request for conflict of interest waiver, dated June 22, 2017, by Bryant Miller Olive, P.A.

 

The law firm of Bryant Miller Olive, P.A. (hereinafter the "Firm") is currently representing The School Board of Broward County, Florida in certain labor and employment law matters.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

HH-1. Settlement Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Methodfactory, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Settlement Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Methodfactory, Inc.

 

This Agreement is the result of efforts to resolve differences and disputes between Methodfactory, Inc. and The School Board of Broward County, Florida (the "SBBC") arising out of the alleged non-payment by the SBBC to Methodfactory, Inc. for the design of various webpages.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

The financial impact to the District is $32,500. The source of funds is the General Fund Reserves.

 

HH-2. Special Counsel Services Agreement between The School Board and The Law Offices of Evan D. Carb (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Special Counsel Services Agreement by and between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and The Law Offices of Evan D. Carb, PLLC for specialized legal services.

 

On February 28, 2017, The School Board released its Request for Letters of Interest (RLI) RLI 17-183V for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Special Counsel Services. The School Board received one (1) response to the RLI. This response was from the Law Offices of Evan D. Carb, PLLC, its present counsel.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

Specialized legal services through June 30, 2018 will be provided on an as needed basis with the total not to exceed $40,000 without additional Board approval. The source of funds is the General Counsel's department budget.

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

I-1. The School Board of Broward County, Florida Amended 2017-2018 Administrative Offices Calendar, Personnel Work Day Summary, 208 (A-D) Work Calendars and 2018 Summer Term Calendar for Community Schools and Technical Colleges (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve The School Board of Broward County, Florida Amended 2017-2018 Administrative Offices Calendar, Personnel Work Day Summary, 208 (A-D) Work Calendars and 2018 Summer Term Calendar for Community Schools and Technical Colleges.

 

On March 21, 2017, The School Board of Broward County, Florida approved the 2017-2018 Administrative Offices Calendar, Personnel Work Day Summary, 208 (A-D) Work Calendars and 2018 Summer Term Calendar for Community Schools and Technical Colleges. Subsequently, on May 23, 2017 the School Board approved the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for the Federation of Public Employees (Clerical/Secretarial).

 

The approval of the CBA included an added benefit to the Clerical/Secretarial Unit which granted one (1) additional paid holiday to all unit members assigned to the various employee work calendars. The additional paid holiday is reflected as the "Day After Thanksgiving". Staff has amended the corresponding employee work calendars to reflect this additional benefit. No additional changes to employee work calendars.

 

No additional financial impact. The cost associated with the additional paid holiday is included as part of the 2015-2016 Board approved salary increase for the FOPE-Clerical/Secretarial Unit. (Board approved May 23, 2017)

 

I-2. Renaming of Millennium Middle School (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renaming of Millennium Middle School to Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy.

 

Per Board Policy #1401, a committee of all stakeholders was appointed at Millennium Middle School to rename the school. The name chosen by the committee was Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy.

 

There is no financial impact to the District. The City of Tamarac is funding signage.

 

I-3. Naming of the baseball field at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the naming of the baseball field at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School -- "Anthony Rizzo Field".

 

Anthony Rizzo was a 2007 graduate from Stoneman Douglas. He recently won the 2016 MLB World Series with the Chicago Cubs. We have retired his jersey and he has committed to donating a minimum of $150,000 towards the lighting project for the Stoneman Douglas Baseball Field. When the lighting project is completed, we will also have a ceremony to unveil the naming of the field in his honor.

 

There is no financial cost to the District. $1000 for official signage will be paid for by the Baseball Booster Club.

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

II-1. Postsecondary Workforce Education and Community Education Fee Schedule for SY 2017-2018 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the proposed Postsecondary Workforce Education and Community Education Fee Schedule for SY 2017-2018.

 

Workforce Education fees are established by the Legislature in the General Appropriations Act. The School Board must annually adopt a Postsecondary Fee Schedule, which includes fees for Community Education programs determined by the District. Annually, over 175,000 students enroll in Career, Technical, Adult and Community Education programs, courses and activities.

 

The positive financial impact to the district is estimated to be $7,000,000. The source of funds is adult student fees. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

II-2. Renewal of the agreement with the New Teacher Center Corporation (NTC) (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the renewal of the agreement with the New Teacher Center Corporation (NTC) to provide funds that assist the District in continuing full-release new teacher induction support. Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has been selected as one of the sites included in NTC's award of the Investing in Innovation Scale Up Grant for up to four years.

 

The Investing in Innovation (i3) Grant has been awarded to (NTC) to increase teacher effectiveness and student outcomes by providing comprehensive, job-embedded, new teacher focused, induction coaching. BCPS has been identified as a demonstration site in the grant. This is year one of a four year grant agreement, in which we are supporting sustainability of the NTC mentoring and induction model in BCPS. To ensure success of implementation, it is critical for BCPS to identify the key personnel who will serve as leaders of the program for the duration of the grant and beyond as well as a commitment to continue the induction program. For the 2017-2018 school year, full-release induction support will continue in 60 schools.

 

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's general fund. NTC is providing funds to the district for four years for one Induction Program Leader (administrator) to lead the program for the total amount of $600,000 over four years. Induction Coaches will be funded through the Teacher Incentive Fund for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

J-1. RFQ 18-035C Construction Manager at Risk Services for Package A - McArthur High School; Package B - Walter C. Young Middle School (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise RFQ 18-035C, Construction Manager at Risk Services for Package A - McArthur High School, Package B - Walter C. Young 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 18-035C, Construction Manager at Risk Services for Package A - McArthur High School; Package B - Walter C. Young Middle School. A detailed scope of work for this project is included in the Executive Summary.

 

A copy of the RFQ is available at the Board Members' Office on the 14th floor of the K.C. Wright Administration Center. A copy of all supporting documents is available online via Broward County Public Schools eAgenda at:

http://webappe.browardschools.com/eAgenda/

 

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

 

These projects have been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 7, 2016) and in the District's Capital Budget. Total funding allocated for the scopes of these two projects is $25,024,496 ($15,811,496 for McArthur High School and $9,213,000 for Walter C. Young Middle School) and includes soft costs. Financial obligations will take place at a future Board meeting when approval is requested to award Construction Manager at Risk Services.

 

J-2. Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids - Deerfield Beach High School - Deerfield Beach - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001694 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids, Deerfield Beach High School, SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001694.

 

Project Consultant: Wolberg/Alvarez and Partners, Inc.

Scope of work: Project scope includes, but not limited to, fire sprinklers, roof repairs, and HVAC improvements.

 

There is no financial impact at this time, since this item is seeking approval to advertise for bids. The approved budget for this project is $8,774,000. The source of these funds is identified in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 7, 2017).

 

J-3. Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids - Silver Trail Middle School - Pembroke Pines - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001406 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids, Silver Trail Middle School, SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001406.

 

Project Consultant: Nyarko Architectural Group, Inc.

Scope of work: Project scope includes, but not limited to, single point of entry, HVAC improvements, and re-roofing of existing Building 1 and Building 2.

 

There is no financial impact at this time, since this item is seeking approval to advertise for bids. The approved budget for this project is $5,260,000. The source of these funds is identified in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 7, 2016).

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ-1. Change Order #1 - Riverglades Elementary School - City of Parkland - Lynx Construction Management, LLC - 24-Classroom Addition - Project No. P.001685 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Change Order #1, Riverglades Elementary School, City of Parkland, Lynx Construction Management, LLC, 24-Classroom Addition, Project No. P.001685, in the amount of $51,267 / 31 days.

 

Change Order #1, $51,267 / 31 days

Riverglades Elementary School

Lynx Construction Management, LLC

24-Classroom Addition

Project No. P.001685

Refer to Exhibits 1, 2 and 3 for detailed information.

 

Funds for this project are included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan, Fiscal years 2016-17 to 2020-21.

 

JJ-2. Approve GMP Amendment to the Construction Services Agreement - Blanche Ely High School - Pompano Beach - The Morganti Group, Inc. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001646 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the GMP Amendment to the Construction Services Agreement dated November 1, 2016 with The Morganti Group, Inc., Blanche Ely High School, SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001646.

 

The purpose of this Amendment to the Construction Services Agreement with The Morganti Group, Inc., is to establish the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) in the amount of $249,000 for the Single Point of Entry (SPE) improvements. Approval of this GMP Amendment will enable the construction for this project to commence in July 2017.

 

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

 

Funds for this project are included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan, Fiscal Years 2016-17 to 2020-21.

 

JJ-3. Approve Second Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement - Northeast High School - Oakland Park - ACAI Associates, Inc. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001684 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Second Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement dated August 16, 2016 with ACAI Associates, Inc., Northeast High School, Smart Program Renovations, Project No. P.001684.

 

The purpose of this Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement is to increase the Allowance fees for additional pre-design testing in the amount of $16,500. Approval of this Amendment will enable the designer to proceed with further destructive/non-destructive testing, and to perform test and balance of the HVAC system to evaluate the condition of the roof.

 

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

 

Funds for this project are included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan, Fiscal Years 2016-17 to 2020-21.

 

JJ-4. Approve Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - Stranahan High School - Fort Lauderdale - Swimming Pool Renovation - Project No. P.001677 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Contract.

User Department: Office of Facilities;

Lump Sum Award Amount: $915,294;

Award Vendor(s): MBR Construction, Inc.;

Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None

 

The scope of work includes, but not limited to, demolishing existing pool deck and piping system, installing new supply and return piping, new pool deck, new storm drainage, new supply of pool accessories, new coping tile, and new diamond-brite marcite coating. Document 00200, Instructions to Bidders, specifies that the Agreement is to be provided to the Contractor after the award is approved by the Board and therefore, will be executed after award approval.

 

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

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 7, 2016) and in the District's Capital Budget. There is an additional financial impact for this item in the amount of $890,000 which will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

JJ-5. Change Order #2 - Boyd Anderson High School - Lauderdale Lakes - State Contracting and Engineering Corp. (SCEC) - Media Center Renovation - SMART Project No. P.001360 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Change Order #2, Boyd Anderson High School, Lauderdale Lakes, State Contracting and Engineering Corp. (SCEC), Media Center Renovation, SMART Project No. P.001360, in the amount of $65,063 / 98 days.

 

Change Order #2, $65,063 / 98 days

Boyd Anderson High School

State Contracting and Engineering Corp. (SCEC)

Media Center Renovation

SMART Project No. P.001360

Refer to Exhibits 1, 2 and 3 for detailed information.

 

Funds for this project are included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan, Fiscal years 2016-17 to 2020-21.

 

JJ-6. Approve Request for Additional Funding - Heron Heights Elementary School - City of Parkland - Modular Classroom Relocations and Renovations - Project No. P.001629 (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the request for additional funding for Heron Heights Elementary School, modular classroom relocations and renovations, Project No. P.001629.

 

Staff requests that the Board approve additional funding for this project in the amount of $75,000. When the Notice To Proceed (NTP) was issued, the available contingency balance was $35,843. Construction change proposals have also been received or are anticipated for items such as, but not limited to, upgrades to the existing covered walkway, fire alarm tie-in modifications, Poured-In-Place (PIP) playground surface if required and technology. It is anticipated that these items will exceed the current contingency. At the completion of this project, any remaining funding from the additional $75,000 will be returned to the District. Any funds received as a result of the legal claims against JWR will also be accounted for accordingly.

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 7, 2016) and in the District's Capital Budget. There is an additional financial impact for this item in the amount of $75,000 which will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

JJ-7. Approve Request for Additional Funding - Park Trails Elementary School - City of Parkland - Modular Classrooms Relocation and Renovations - Project No. P.001608 (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the request for additional funding for Park Trails Elementary School, modular classrooms relocation and renovations, Project No. P.001608.

 

Staff requests that the Board approve additional funding for this project in the amount of $100,000. When the Notice To Proceed (NTP) was issued, the available contingency balance was $56,964. Construction change proposals have also been received or are anticipated for items such as, but not limited to, revisions to sidewalk elevations, shade structure, roof modifications, relocation/furnishing of gutter/storm drains, domestic water service modifications, and technology. It is anticipated that these items will exceed the current contingency. At the completion of this project, any remaining funding from the additional $100,000 will be returned to the District. Any funds received as a result of the legal claims against JWR will also be accounted for accordingly.

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 7, 2016) and in the District's Capital Budget. There is an additional financial impact for this item in the amount of $100,000 which will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

K. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

KK. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

L. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL-1. Premium Services Agreements Approval - 1 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Premium Services Agreements between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), and the listed governing board.

 

As part of the District's Venture Design initiative, and pursuant to Section 1002.33 (20) (b), Florida Statues, the Innovative Programs Design/Support Department has negotiated the terms of Premium Services Agreements for fee-supported services. The attached Agreements delineate the negotiated terms, as well as the structure and components that will comprise the services purchased by the listed governing board.

 

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

 

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

 

The estimated positive revenue to the District for these 2017-2018 Premium Services Agreements will be based on the actual number of services requested and delivered to the pertinent charter schools.

 

LL-2. Premium Services Agreements Approval - 2 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Premium Services Agreements between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), and the listed governing boards.

 

As part of the District's Venture Design initiative, and pursuant to Section 1002.33 (20) (b), Florida Statues, the Innovative Programs Design/Support Department has negotiated the terms of Premium Services Agreements for fee-supported services. The attached Agreements delineate the negotiated terms, as well as the structure and components that will comprise the services purchased by the listed governing boards.

 

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

 

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

 

The estimated positive revenue to the District for these 2017-2018 Premium Services Agreements will be based on the actual number of services requested and delivered to the pertinent charter schools.

 

ATTORNEY CLIENT SESSION(S)

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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