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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

School Board Operational Meeting

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 04, 2018 12:35 PM

Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center

600 Southeast Third Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 

EXPLANATION OF AGENDA FOR OPERATIONAL MEETING

 

 

 

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

 

December 3, 2018

 

ITEMS:

JJ-1. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - ITB 19-085C - Morrow Elementary School - North Lauderdale - T & G Corporation (d.b.a. T & G Constructors) - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001996  (SECOND REVISION)

 

November 30, 2018

 

MINUTES:

October 16, 2018 - Regular School Board Meeting  (ADDED)

 

SPEAKERS:

6. Lisa Quinn  (WITHDRAWN)

 

ITEMS:

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments and Leaves for the 2018-2019 School Year  (REVISED)

I-8. Administrative Complaint Dana M. Sigler  (REVISED)

JJ-1. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - ITB 19-085C - Morrow Elementary School - North Lauderdale - T & G Corporation (d.b.a. T & G Constructors) - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001996  (REVISED)

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

October 2, 2018 - School Board Operational Meeting (Supporting Docs)

October 9, 2018 - Special School Board Meeting (Supporting Docs)

October 16, 2018 - Regular School Board Meeting  ADDED (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED / CHANGED ITEMS

 

CLOSE AGENDA

 

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.  (Public Speakers listed on the December 4, 2018 School Board Operational

Meeting agenda will be heard at 5 p.m. or immediately following the meeting, whichever is earliest.)

 

1. Kelly Charles

2. Michael Sirbola

3. Trudy Jermanovich

4. Terry Preuss

5. Sandra Nunez

6. Lisa Quinn  WITHDRAWN

 

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 Appointments and Leaves for 2018-2019 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for the 2018-2019 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 have been allocated in the school and department budgets.

 

G-2. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Separation of Employment or Discipline for the 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

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(s)

 

Funding has been budgeted in the 2018-2019 school/fiscal year for all appointments through June 30, 2019.

 

G-4. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Separation of Employment and Discipline for the 2018-2019 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 9 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommended supplemental pay positions of employees for the 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 school/fiscal year for all supplements through June 30, 2019.

 

GG. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

A. RESOLUTIONS

 

AA. RESOLUTIONS

 

AA-1. Resolution #19-103 for the Waiving of School Impact Fees for Proposed Low and Very Low Income Affordable Housing Units (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt Resolution #19-103 regarding the waiving of school impact fees for proposed low and very low income affordable housing units.

 

School Board Growth Management Policy 1161 provides authorization for the School Board to waive school impact fees for proposed affordable housing units certified by Broward County as low and/or very low income units.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is a potential financial impact to the School District from not realizing up to $375,000 annually in revenues from school impact fees that would otherwise have been collected from proposed low and very low income affordable housing units.

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

CC-1. Revisions to School Board Growth Management Policy 1161 (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the proposed revisions to School Board Growth Management Policy 1161 at this Final Reading.

 

The changes to the Policy are proposed to: 1) incorporate the District's new Level of Service Standard (LOS) for public school concurrency, in compliance with the Third Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement for Public School Facility Planning (TRILA); 2) modify the parameters of the District's school impact fee waiver program; and 3) update the Policy with current department names and timeframes.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

Policy revisions 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 School District.

 

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-1.001 and School Board Policy 1002.1.

 

The Audit report contains 40 schools. All forty (40) schools complied with policies and procedures governing Internal Funds Accounting. This report had no audit exceptions.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Audit Committee’s November 15, 2018 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 2018-2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Internal Property Audit Report - Property and Inventory Audits of Selected Locations 2018-19.

 

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 9 locations. Our audits indicated that eight (8) locations complied with policies and procedures. This report had one (1) location with audit exception.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed this report for transmittal to the School Board during the Committee’s November 15, 2018 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.

 

E. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

E-1. Supplier Diversity Outreach Program Report as of October 25, 2018 (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive Supplier Diversity Outreach Program (SDOP) Report.

 

The SDOP Report provides The School Board of Broward County, Florida, an update on the continual progress of the program.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

E-2. Recommendation of $500,000 or Less - 19-054-1N - Art Equipment (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: December 4, 2018 through September 30, 2021, 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 One (1) year renewal periods; User Department: District-wide; Award Amount: None; Awarded Vendor(s): School Specialty, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This request is to approve the recommendation to award Invitation to Bid (ITB) 19-054-1N - Art Equipment to School Specialty, Inc. This second release of the ITB is for the award of specific items, such as electric kilns, kiln furniture sets, and ceramic toolsets, that were disqualified when the ITB was originally approved on August 7, 2018. The original ITB was approved by the School Board at the SBOM on August 7, 2018, under Item EE-13 for three (3) years starting September 1, 2018 through September 30, 2021, with a renewal option for two (2) additional one (1) year periods.

 

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-W): A. ALDI..., $250 (awarded) B. Broward College...(1), $5,000 (requested) C. Broward College...(2), $5,000 (requested) D. Broward College...(3), $5,000 (requested) E. Broward College...(4), $5,000 (requested) F. Broward College...(5), $5,000 (requested) G. Broward College...(6), $5,000 (requested) H. Broward College...(7), $5,000 (requested) I. Board of Broward..., $500 (awarded) J. Broward County Farm..., $250 (awarded) K. Florida Association..., $500 (awarded) L. Florida Agriculture...(1), $1,072 (awarded) M. Nextera..., $500 (awarded) N.  Plantation..., $300 (awarded) List is continued in the Summary Explanation and Background section below.

 

O. Southwest..., $50,000 (requested) P. State Farm..., $49,000 (requested) Q. TJX..., $10,000 (requested) R. United States Environmental..., $400,000 (requested) S. Walmart..., $2,500 (requested) T. Youth Service...(1), $1,000 (requested) U. Youth Service...(2), $1,000 (requested) V. Youth Service...(3), $1,000 (requested) W. Youth Service...(4), $1,000 (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.

 

The potential positive financial impact if all projects are awarded is $553,872 from various sources.

 

EE-2. Agreement with Florida State University (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and Florida State University (FSU). The Agreement term begins upon full execution by all parties and ends on December 31, 2021.

 

Under this Agreement, the District is providing a $180,000 match to FSU's Personalized Academic Social-Emotional Learning (PASL) program, which provides professional development to teachers. The PASL program is funded through a United States Department of Education Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) grant to FSU, which requires a monetary match. The District agreed to provide $180,000 of the match over the next three years through funds from the Community Foundation of Broward's "School is Cool" grant.

 

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

 

Under this Agreement, the District is providing $180,000 in match funds over the next three years from the Community Foundation of Broward's "School is Cool" grant.

 

EE-3. Agreement with the University of Chicago (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and the University of Chicago. The Agreement begins the day of School Board approval and ends November 20, 2019.

 

The funded research project aims to increase the frequency and quality of Broward County Public Schools elementary teachers (grades K-5) enactment of three specific key practices to support elementary students' critical thinking. Additionally, it seeks to uncover the factors that may increase teachers' implementation of these practices. This project is interested in understanding how teacher facilitation of student engagement in critical thinking spreads across teachers and schools within the District. As such, staff will investigate the District's organizational readiness and willingness to support teachers' implementation of the studies' practices with students.

 

The 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 project is $349,875. The source of funds is the University of Chicago from its Hewlett Foundation grant award. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

EE-4. Recommendation to Approve First Amendment and Renewal - 59-087C - Broward County NatureScape Program (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment and a Six (6) Month renewal partnership agreement with the Board of Commissioners of Broward County for the NatureScape Program; Contract Term: December 12, 2017 through June 30, 2019; User Department: Applied Learning; Awarded Vendor(s): Broward County; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This is the first of the four (4) potential renewals. The purpose of this partnership is to continue the NatureScape Program in support of Environmental Stewardship. The term of the agreement commenced on December 12, 2017, and per the agreement, the School Board may elect to renew the agreement for up to four (4) additional, one (1) year terms upon the conclusion of the initial twelve (12) month term. With this amendment, the renewal period is being adjusted to align with SBBC's fiscal calendar; therefore, this renewal period is for six (6) months.

 

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.

 

Funding for this item, $114,442 ($57,221 per quarter) is included in the Applied Learning Department budget. This funding was originally included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018) Maintenance Transfer from the EH&S LCIF budget for Environmental Sustainability - Water Conservation. The agreement includes a three (3) percent increase for each subsequent term.

 

EE-5. Recommendation of $500,000 or Less - 19-093R - Refuse Compactors (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2021, Three (3) Years, with an option for two (2) additional one (1) Year Renewal Periods; User Department: Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S); Award Amount: $386,000; Awarded Vendor(s): IES Sales & Services LLC; Reaction Distributing Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, received two (2) bids for ITB 19-093R. This Bid will be utilized by EH&S to purchase, install and upgrade refuse compactors District-wide to reduce the cost of waste removal, protect against pests and insect infestation, reduce environmental risks, and reduce truck traffic at our schools.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $386,000. The funding source will come from EH&S's capital budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimate contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-6. Direct Negotiation Recommendation of $500,000 or Less - 59-069V - The Big Picture Company d/b/a Big Picture Learning (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Agreement. Contract Term: January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, 1 Year; User Department: Career, Technical, Adult, Community Education; Award Amount: $50,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Big Picture Learning; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

These services will be student-centered and include project-based learning, work-based learning, internships, and teacher professional development and coaching. There is a continued interest by students, teachers, and administration at South Plantation High School to continue this work and agreement with Big Picture Learning.

 

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 $50,000. The funding source will come from the Perkins Secondary Grant and CTACE'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-7. Recommendation for Additional Spending Authority - 17-005V - Occupational and Physical Therapy Services (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation of additional spending authority. Contract Term: July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019, 3 Years; User Department: Exceptional Student Learning Support (ESLS); Additional Requested Amount: $1,960,155; New Award Amount: $14,960,155; Awarded Vendor(s): 47; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): 37.

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Requested Action.

 

This Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued to provide students who qualify for services as Exceptional Students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act (IDIA) and any other students identified by District staff or as required by the legislature. The original award amount was $13,000,000. This agenda item is to request an additional spending authority in order to provide services until June 30, 2019.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $1,960,155. The contract award amount was $13,000,000. The request is to increase the spending authority by $1,960,155, bringing the new contract value $14,960,155. The funding comes from the General Fund and was not requested during the 2018/2019 School Year budget development. As such, this impacts and reduces the General Fund. The financial impact represents an estimated contract value; however, the award amount authorized will not exceed the contract award amount.

 

EE-8. Recommendation for $500,000 or Greater - 59-003V - School Resource Officer (SRO) Program Agreement for 2018-2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the SRO Agreement for City of Plantation for Law Enforcement Officers. Contract Term: August 8, 2018 through June 5, 2019, 10 Months; User Department: Broward District Schools Police Department - Special Investigative Unit; Award Amount: $520,000; Awarded Vendor(s): City of Plantation; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, desires to have SROs to provide security and crime prevention for schools within the jurisdiction of the city 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 $520,000. The funding source will come from the Safe Schools Allocation operating budget. The financial impact represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-9. Recommendation for Renewal and Additional Spending Authority - 16-020R - Inspection and Repair of Fire Sprinkler Systems  (POSTPONED FROM 11/7/18) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Approve the renewal and additional spending authority for the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: February 10, 2016 through February 9, 2020, 4 Years; User Department: Physical Plant Operations (PPO); Additional Requested Amount: $201,000; New Award Amount: $2,101,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Bass United Fire & Security Systems, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This request is to renew ITB 16-020R - Inspection and Repair of Fire Sprinkler Systems, for one (1) additional year, February 10, 2019 through February 9, 2020, as per Bid Special Condition 5, Contract Renewal which states that: "The term of the bid shall be for three (3) years, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and the awardee, be renewed for two (2) additional one (1) year periods". PPO utilizes this contract for preventive and routine maintenance services.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $201,000. The contract award amount was for $1,900,000. The request is to increase the spending authority by $201,000, bringing the new contract value to $ $2,101,000. The funding source will come from PPO's operating budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the contract award amount.

 

EE-10. Recommendation for Renewal and Additional Spending Authority - 16-020R - Inspection and Repair of Fire Sprinkler Systems (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renewal and additional spending authority for the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: February 10, 2016 through February 9, 2020, 4 Years; User Department: Physical Plant Operations (PPO); Additional Requested Amount: $201,000; New Award Amount: $2,101,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Bass United Fire & Security Systems, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This request is to renew ITB 16-020R - Inspection and Repair of Fire Sprinkler Systems, for one (1) additional year, February 10, 2019 through February 9, 2020, as per Bid Special Condition 5, Contract Renewal which states that: "The term of the bid shall be for three (3) years, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and the awardee, be renewed for two (2) additional one (1) year periods".

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $201,000. The contract award amount was for $1,900,000. The request is to increase the spending authority by $201,000, bringing the new contract value to $ $2,101,000. The funding source will come from PPO's operating budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the contract award amount.

 

F. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

FF. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

H. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

I-1. School Improvement Plans (SIPs) 2018-2019 for District Elementary, Middle, Combination, High, and Center School Levels (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the School Improvement Plans for 2018-2019 submitted by elementary, middle, combination, high, and center schools as required by the State of Florida Statute 1001.42 and SBBC Policy 1403.

 

Schools in Broward County are required to submit an annual School Improvement Plan (SIP) for school board approval. Each School Advisory Council (SAC), representing all stakeholder groups, has developed a plan that addresses the District's Strategic Plan. All SIPS were peer reviewed by principal instructional cadre groups. The process for all SIPS has been met in accordance with Broward School Board Policy 1403.

 

The School Improvement Plans are located online at https://www.browardschools.com/sip

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

I-2. School Advisory Council Membership (SAC) for the 2018-2019 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the School Advisory Council 2018-2019 (SAC) Membership for all district elementary, middle, combination, high, and center schools.

 

Per Florida State Statute 1001.452, each school in the state of Florida is required to submit to the district school board a list of members of its School Advisory Council (SAC).

 

A copy of the SAC memberships for 2018-2019 school year is available in each school's School Improvement Plan (SIP) located at https://www.browardschools.com/sip

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

I-3. School Improvement Plans for Charter Schools 2018-2019 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve School Improvement Plans (SIPs) for ten charter schools in alignment with State Board Rule 6A-1.099827, Florida Administrative Code, Charter School Corrective Action Plan and School Improvement Plans; Section 1008.33(3)(c). Florida Statutes; and Section 1002.33(9)(n), Florida Statutes.

 

Section 6A-1 .0998271 (1)(a), Florida Administrative Code, states as follows: "[a] charter school that receives a grade of "D" or "F" pursuant to Section 1008.34(2), F.S., must develop and submit a school improvement plan to its sponsor." As stated in Section 6A- 1.099827(3), Florida Administrative Code, "[t] the director and a representative of the governing board shall appear before the sponsor at the publicly noticed meeting to present their SIP to the sponsor." The School Improvement Plan must include, at a minimum, the nine (9) elements outlined in Section 6A-1.099827(4), Florida Administrative Code.

 

The charter schools' SIPs for 2018-2019 school year is located at https://www.browardschools.com/Page/35378

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

I-4. Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Correct Care, LLC (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the New Clinical Affiliation Agreement for the Mental Health Technicians program between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Correct Care, LLC. The term of this agreement shall be from December 4, 2018 to December 1, 2020, 2 years.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida partners with Correct Care, LLC to provide students who are enrolled in Health Science Education Programs at the Broward Technical Colleges and select high schools the opportunity to participate in clinical learning experiences.

 

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.

 

I-5. Agreement between Pharmacy Corporation of America and The School Board of Broward County, Florida (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the New Agreement between Pharmacy Corporation of America and The School Board of Broward County, Florida. The term of this agreement shall be from December 4, 2018 to December 1, 2021, 3 years.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida partners with Pharmacy Corporation of America to provide students who are enrolled in Health Science Education Programs at the Broward Technical Colleges and select high schools the opportunity to participate in clinical learning experiences.

 

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.

 

I-6. Administrative Complaint Jennifer Joyce Weissman (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Superintendent's recommendation to suspend the teacher, Jennifer Weissman, for three (3) days without pay and transmit the matter to the Division of Administrative Hearings ("DOAH").

 

See Supporting Docs for Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

I-7. Administrative Complaint Diane Louise Neville (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Superintendent's recommendation to terminate the teacher, Diane Louise Neville, and suspend her without pay and transmit the matter to the Division of Administrative Hearings ("DOAH") if a hearing is timely requested by the employee.

 

See Supporting Docs for Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

I-8. Administrative Complaint Dana M. Sigler (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

Adopt the Superintendent's recommendation to suspend the teacher, Dana M. Sigler, for three (3) days without pay and transmit the matter to the Division of Administrative Hearings ("DOAH").

 

See Supporting Docs for Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is not financial impact to the School District.

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

J-1. Authorization to Advertise for Bids - Deerfield Park Elementary School - Deerfield Beach - Rodriguez Architects, Inc. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.002036 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids, Deerfield Park Elementary School, Rodriguez Architects, Inc., SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.002036.

 

Project Consultant: Rodriguez Architects, Inc.

 

Scope of Work: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

J-2. Authorization to Advertise for Bids - Hollywood Central Elementary School - Hollywood - The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001983 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids, Hollywood Central Elementary School, The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc., SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001983.

 

Project Consultant: The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc.

 

Scope of Work: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

J-3. Authorization to Advertise for Bids - Everglades High School - Miramar - The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001985 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids, Everglades High School, The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc., SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001985.

 

Project Consultant: The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc.

 

Scope of Work: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

J-4. Authorization to Advertise for Bids - Riverland Elementary School - Fort Lauderdale - Laura M. Perez and Associates, Inc. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001987 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Authorization to Advertise for Bids, Riverland Elementary School, Laura M. Perez and Associates, Inc., SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001987.

 

Project Consultant: Laura M. Perez and Associates, Inc.

 

Scope of Work: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ-1. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - ITB 19-085C - Morrow Elementary School - North Lauderdale - T & G Corporation (d.b.a. T & G Constructors) - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001996 (Supporting Docs)

 

SECOND REVISION

 

REVISED

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Construction Agreement to T & G Corporation for the lump sum amount of $1,200,000, and the return of $469,040 to the SMART Program Reserve.

 

Scope of Work: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

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

 

The financial impact of approving this Construction Bid Recommendation is $1,200,000. This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). There is a positive financial impact to the project in the amount of $469,040 which will be placed in the SMART Program Reserve.

 

JJ-2. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - ITB 19-079C - Silver Shores Elementary School - Miramar - LEGO Construction Co. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001906 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Construction Agreement to LEGO Construction Co. for the lump sum amount of $1,798,491 and approve additional funding in the amount of $1,231,560.

 

Scope of Work: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

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

 

The financial impact of approving this Construction Bid Recommendation is $1,798,491. This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). There is an additional impact to the project budget. These funds in the amount of $1,231,560 will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

K. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

K-1. Interim Financial Statements for the Period Ended October 31, 2018 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Interim Financial Statements for the Period Ended October 31, 2018.

 

Financial Statements are submitted to the School Board pursuant to the State Board Administrative Rule 6A-1.008. As of October 2018, the fund balance as a percentage of the projected revenues was 3.60% and fund balance, excluding Charter Schools' revenues was 4.25%.

 

There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

KK. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

L. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

ATTORNEY CLIENT SESSION(S)

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 286.0105: Any person who decides to appeal any decision made at a meeting(s) announced in this notice with respect to any matter considered at such meeting(s) will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose 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.

 

PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 120.54(5)(b)2: Telephone conferencing or other telecommunications media technology may be used in the conduct of this meeting to permit absent members of the Board or committee to participate and to be heard by those persons in attendance at the noticed location of the meeting.

 

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