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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

Regular School Board Meeting

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019 10:05 A.M.

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).

 

February 20, 2019

 

SPEAKERS:

†††† 9. Ronnie Flournoy†† (WITHDRAWN)

 

February 15, 2019

 

ITEMS:

EE-1. Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - 58-132E - Electronic Management System Agreement with Public Consulting Group†† (ADDED)

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

February 5, 2019 − Special − Expulsions

 

ADDED / CHANGED ITEMS

 

CLOSE AGENDA

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (Non-Board Items)

 

Recognition of Cypress Bay UNICEF Fundraising†† (SPECIAL ORDER 10:45 A.M.)

 

††††† Board Member(s) − Laurie Rich Levinson

Presenter(s) - Camila Brooks, Robin Fintz, Ernesto Padrino, Daniela Quintero, Harold Guedez, Kyle King, Hannah Stoler, Iniya Thiyagarajan, Aaron Fintz,
Daniel Camejo, Fabrizzio Onorato

 

Resolution in Support of Chinese New Year Celebration Week, February 4 - 8, 2019† (Resolution #19-54) †††(SPECIAL ORDER 11:00 A.M.)

 

††††† Board Member(s) − Donna Korn

††††† Presenter(s) − Guy Barmoha, Vicky Saldala, Bob McKinney

 

Resolution in Support of National School Counseling Week, February 4 - 8, 2019†† (Resolution #19-53)††† (SPECIAL ORDER 11:15 A.M.)

 

††††† Board Member(s) − Robin Bartleman

††††† Presenter(s) − Ralph Aiello

 

Resolution in Support of Black History Month, February 2019†† (Resolution #19-59)† (SPECIAL ORDER 11:30 A.M.)

 

††††† Board Member(s) − Dr. Rosalind Osgood

††††† Presenter(s) − David Watkins, Marion Williams

 

Resolution in Support of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, January 28, 2019 −

February 1, 2019†† (Resolution #19-47) †††(SPECIAL ORDER 1:30 P.M.)

 

††††† Board Member(s) − Robin Bartleman

††††† Presenter(s) − Mildred Grimaldo

 

Staff Recognition from The Council of Great City Schools††

(SPECIAL ORDER 1:45 P.M.)

 

††††† Board Member(s) − Laurie Rich Levinson

††††† Presenter(s) − Judith Marte

 

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

 

12:00 P.M. (Public Speakers listed on the February 20, 2019 Regular School Board

Meeting agenda will be heard at 12 p.m. or immediately following the Special Presentations.)

 

1. Kenneth Preston

2. Ronald B. Barish

3. Nathalie Adams

4. John Thompson

5. Michael Sirbola

6. Kristina Braziel

7. Tracie Young

8. Allicia Walford

9. Ronnie Flournoy†† (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)

 

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 13 (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

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB-1. Membership in National School Boards Association's National Affiliate Program-Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve membership in the National School Boards Association's National Affiliate Program-Council of Urban Boards of Education.

 

CUBE was established by the National School Boards Association (NSBA) in 1967. CUBE is the urban component of NSBA's National Affiliate Program. CUBE addressed the unique needs of School Board members of the largest cities in the United States.

 

See Supporting Docs for Continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

Cost of this affiliation is $12,975. The source of the funds is the Board Members' department budget.

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

CC-1. Proposed New Job Description for the Design Specialist, Print Graphics Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Proposed New Job Description for the Design Specialist, Print Graphics position. This is the Final Reading.

 

The job description for the Design Specialist, Print Graphics position has been created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties performed by the individual responsible for developing the graphics, publication, and print work for Broward Technical Colleges. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on December 19, 2018. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-2. Proposed New Job Description for the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist I Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Proposed New Job Description for the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist I position. This is the Final Reading.

 

The job description for the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist I position has been created in support of the Environmental Health & Safety departmental operations. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on December 19, 2018. See attached Executive Summary.

 

Copies of all supporting documents are available at the Board Membersí Office on the 14th floor of the K.C. Wright Administration Center.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-3. Proposed New Job Description for the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Proposed New Job Description for the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II position. This is the Final Reading.

 

The job description for the Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II position has been created in support of the Environmental Health & Safety departmental operations. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on December 19, 2018. See attached Executive Summary.

 

Copies of all supporting documents are available at the Board Membersí Office on the 14th floor of the K.C. Wright Administration Center.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-4. Proposed Revised Job Description for the Manager, Information Technology Audits Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the revised job description for the Manager, Information Technology Audits position. This is the First reading.

 

The job description for the Manager, Information Technology Audits position is being revised to better align the qualifications and primary performance responsibilities of the position, based upon the expected scope of work. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-5. Proposed New Job Description for the Program Manager, Recovery †Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Program Manager, Recovery †Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Program Manager, Recovery position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-6. Proposed New Job Description for the Service Manager, Recovery Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Service Manager, Recovery Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Service Manager, Recovery position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-7. Proposed New Job Description for the Assistant Director, School Climate & Discipline Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Assistant Director, School Climate & Discipline Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Assistant Director, School Climate & Discipline position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-8. Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Foster Care Services Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Foster Care Services Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Supervisor, Foster Care Services position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-9. Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Supervisor, Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-10. Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Homeless Services Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Homeless Services Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Supervisor, Homeless Services position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-11. Proposed Revised Job Description for the District Coordinator, Student Services Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed Revised Job Description for the District Coordinator, Student Services Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the District Coordinator, Student Services position is being revised in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-12. Proposed New Job Description for the Coordinator, District Attendance Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Coordinator, District Attendance Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Coordinator, District Attendance position is being created in an effort to better clarify and define job duties. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on January 30, 2019. 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.

 

There is no immediate financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-13. Policy 2120, Emergency Codes, Final Adoption (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt Policy 2120, Emergency Codes at this Final Adoption.

 

In response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) Commission, Broward County Public Schools (District) has committed to codifying its current emergency protocols into a formal policy. The District maintains the prevention of and preparation for emergency situations is an essential priority to maximize the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors at all District schools, administrative sites, athletic venues, and other District properties.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

CC-14. Policy 2150, Safer Spaces Final Adoption (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt Policy 2150, Safer Spaces at this Final Adoption.

 

In an effort to reduce the risk of harm to students, staff, and visitors, this policy mandates all schools to establish and maintain the availability when physically permissible of Safer Spaces (also commonly referred to as HARD CORNERS) in District classrooms and other locations where students, staff and visitors convene.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

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. The Qualification Selection Evaluation Committee (QSEC) convened on January 9, 2019, to review staff's recommendations concerning pre-qualification applications.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

EE. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

EE-1. Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - 58-132E - Electronic Management System Agreement with Public Consulting Group (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Third Amendment to the Agreement. Contract Term: June 28, 2016 through June 30, 2021, 5 Years; User Department: Exceptional Student Learning Support; Additional Requested Amount: $606,000; New Award Amount: $4,318,750; Awarded Vendor(s): Public Consulting Group, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This Amendment was created to facilitate enhancements to the system to add the Student Threat Assessment module.

 

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 $606,000. The contract award amount was for $3,712,750. The request is to increase the spending authority by $606,000, bringing the new contract value to $4,318,750. The funding source will come from IT Division Budget. The financial 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. Head Start/Early Head Start Program Cost of Living Adjustment Application (COLA) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the submission of the Cost of Living Adjustment Application in the amount of $282,476.

 

The Cost of Living Adjustment funds will be used for salary increases for the District's Head Start/Early Head Start employees and training and technical assistance for staff.

 

The potential positive financial impact is $282,476.

 

H. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ-1. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater ITB 18-179C Oakridge Elementary School Hollywood OAC Action Construction Corp. SMART Program Renovations Project No. P.001712 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Construction Agreement to OAC Action Construction Corp. for the lump sum amount of $3,777,372.43 and approve additional funding in the amount of $1,473,860.

 

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 $3,777,372.43. 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 $1,473,860 will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

JJ-2. Second Amendment to Professional Services Agreement Zyscovich, Inc. Cypress Bay High School Weston Project No. P.001774 SMART Program Renovations RFQ 17-069C (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Second Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement dated February 7, 2017, with Zyscovich, Inc., Cypress Bay High School, Project No. P.001774, SMART Program Renovations, RFQ 17-069C, in the amount of $39,440.

 

Purpose of the Amendment: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

This Amendment 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 5, 2018). There is no current impact to the project budget. The potential impact to the project, budget based on additional scope approved in this item, has been estimated to be $816,000.

 

JJ-3. Additional Funding Colbert Museum Magnet (f.k.a. Colbert Elementary School) Hollywood SMART Program Renovations Project No. P.001937 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the request for additional funding for Colbert Museum Magnet (f.k.a. Colbert Elementary School), SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001937, in the amount of $834,903.

 

General Overview: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

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 $834,903 will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

JJ-4. Additional Funding Seagull Alternative High School Fort Lauderdale SMART Program Renovations Project No. P.001951 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the request for additional funding for Seagull Alternative High School, SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001951, in the amount of $1,131,082.

 

General Overview: See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

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 $1,131,082 will come from the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

JJ-5. Final Acceptance and Final Release of Retainage Colbert Museum Magnet (f.k.a. Colbert ES) Hollywood Padula & Wadsworth Construction Co., Inc. Concurrent Replacement-Phase II Project No. P.000039 (f.k.a. 0231-25-01) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Final Acceptance and Final Release of Retainage in the amount of $1,000 for Colbert Museum Magnet (f.k.a. Colbert ES), Padula & Wadsworth Construction Co., Inc., Concurrent Replacement-Phase II, Project No. P.000039 (f.k.a. 0231-25-01).

 

Final Acceptance and Final Release of Retainage - the Contractor, Padula & Wadsworth Construction Co., Inc., has completed the scope of the contract.

 

This item is a legacy project.

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018). Since this is a completed project, the remaining funds of $79,650 will be returned to the Capital Projects Reserve.

 

JJ-6. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater ITB 18-167C Pompano Beach Middle School Pompano Beach Thornton Construction Company, Inc. SMART Program Renovations Project No. P.001721 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Construction Agreement to Thornton Construction Company, Inc. for the lump sum amount of $9,887,982 and approve additional funding in the amount of $4,787,180.

 

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 $9,887,982. 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 $4,787,180 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

 

ATTORNEY CLIENT SESSION(S)

 

The General Counsel's Office has requested an attorney-client session for this School Board meeting. The session has been scheduled for 12:45 p.m. to discuss settlement negotiations and/or strategy relative to the following pending litigation:

 

JWR Construction Services, Inc. v. The School Board of Broward County, Florida, Case No. 16-012230 (12), before the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida. The following persons will attend this attorney-client session: School Board Members Heather P. Brinkworth, Chair; Donna P. Korn, Vice Chair; Lori Alhadeff; Robin Bartleman; Patricia Good; Laurie Rich Levinson; Ann Murray; Dr. Rosalind Osgood; Nora Rupert; Robert W. Runcie, Superintendent of Schools; Oscar E. Soto, Esq.; Felena Talbott, Esq.; Thomas C. Cooney, Esq.; and Barbara J. Myrick, Esq.

 

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.

 

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