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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – 10:05 A.M.

Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center

600 Southeast Third Avenue, Board Room

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 

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).

 

August 20, 2019

 

ITEMS:

JJ-4. Change Order #3 − Tequesta Trace Middle School − Weston −ACA Construction, Inc. − Single Point of Entry − Project No. P.001852   (WITHDRAWN)

LL-1. Immediate Termination of Charter School Renewal Agreement with Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie, Inc. SPECIAL ORDER - 10:20 A.M.   (REVISED)

 

August 19, 2019

 

ITEMS:

BB-1. Board Member Travel Request: Dr. Rosalind Osgood travel request to attend the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference   (REVISED)

BB-9. Board Member Travel Request: Ms. Nora Rupert's travel request to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019, and the School Finance 2.0 on October 10 and 11, 2019(ADDED)

 

August 16, 2019

 

MINUTES:

June 25, 2019 - Regular School Board Meeting   (ADDED)

 

SPEAKERS:

6. Emily Fonseca   (ADDED)

7. Julie Ganas   (ADDED)

 

ITEMS:

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments and Leaves for the 2019-2020 School Year   (REVISED)

LL-1. Immediate Termination of Charter School Renewal Agreement with Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie, Inc.   (ADDED)

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

June 11, 2019 – School Board Operational Meeting (Supporting Docs)

June 25, 2019 – Regular School Board Meeting   (ADDED) (Supporting Docs)

August 6, 2019 – Special – Expulsions

 

ADDED / CHANGED ITEMS

 

CLOSE AGENDA

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

10:30 A.M.  (Committee Reports  listed  on  the Regular  School Board  Meeting  agenda

will be heard at 10:30 a.m. or immediately following the G-3 item, whichever comes first.)

 

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

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (Non-Board Items)

 

Recognition of the SaferWatch App   (SPECIAL ORDER - 10:55 A.M.)

 

      Board Member(s) - Lori Alhadeff

 

Special Recognition of Presentation in Support of the United Way of Broward County's Commission on Behavioral Health and Drug Prevention Day
(SPECIAL ORDER - 11:05 A.M.)

 

      Board Member(s) - Heather Brinkworth

      Presenter(s) - Dr. Antoine Hickman

 

ESMAB Scholarship Presentation   (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:15 A.M.)

 

      Presenter(s) - Peter Tingom, Dale Spear

 

Resolution in Support of International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31, 2019   (Resolution #19-03)   (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:25 A.M.)

 

      Board Member - Heather P. Brinkworth, Dr. Rosalind Osgood

 

Resolution in Support of Library Card Sign-up Month, September 2019   (Resolution #19-10)   (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:35 A.M.)

 

      Board Member(s) - Laurie Rich Levinson

      Presenter(s) - Neena Grosvenor

 

Special Presentation in Recognition of Head Start/Early Head Start Grant Award   (SPECIAL ORDER - 11:45 A.M.)

 

      Board Member(s) - Heather P. Brinkworth

      Presenter(s) - Lori Canning, Angela Iudica

 

Special Presentation in Recognition of Mindful Kids Peace Summit   (SPECIAL ORDER - 1:30 P.M.)

 

      Board Member - Lori Alhadeff

 

     

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

REPORTS

 

Board Members

 

Superintendent

 

SPEAKERS

 

12:00 P.M. (Public Speakers listed on the Regular School Board Meeting agenda will

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

 

1. Stephen Starr

2. Ronnie Flournoy

3. Michael Sirbola

4. Ronald Barish   (WITHDRAWN)

5. Susan Gunsford

6. Emily Fonseca   (ADDED)

7. Julie Ganas   (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 Appointments and Leaves for 2019/2020 School Year. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for the 2019/2020 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 the 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 2019/2020 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for separation of employment or discipline as listed in the attached respective lists for instructional staff.

 

The personnel recommendations for Instructional Employees include the following items.

 

1. Instructional Resignations and Retirements

2. Instructional Suspensions, 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 2019-2020 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 2019-2020 school/fiscal year for all appointments through June 30, 2020.

 

G-4. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Separation of Employment and Discipline for the 2019-2020 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 3 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommended supplemental pay positions of employees for the 2019/2020 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 2019/2020 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 2019/2020 school/fiscal year for all supplements through June 30, 2020.

 

GG. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

A. RESOLUTIONS

 

A-1. Miscellaneous Resolutions for 2019-2020 (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt Resolutions as presented to the School Board.

 

To assist schools with planning for their school year, and to allow schools the opportunity to incorporate Resolutions into their daily curriculum, it was determined that most Resolutions should be approved at an August School Board Meeting. The School Board will continue to acknowledge the Resolutions during the month in which they occur.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

AA. RESOLUTIONS

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB-1. Board Member Travel Request: Dr. Rosalind Osgood travel request to attend the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

School Board confirmation that Dr. Rosalind Osgood travel to attend the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference is for professional development and official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

The CBCF Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is where leaders, legislators and concerned citizens engage on economic development, civil and social justice, public health and education issues. More than 10,000 people attend 100 public policy forums and much more. Join subject experts, industry leaders, elected officials explore today's issues from an African-American perspective.

 

Florida Statute 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education

 

Dr. Rosalind Osgood plans to attend the conference September 11 to September 15, 2019.

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2.

 

The financial impact to the district is approximately $3041.50 $1910. The source of funds is School Board members budget.

 

BB-2. Board Member Travel Request: Ann Murray's travel request to attend the Council of the Great City Schools Fall Conference October 23 to October 27, 2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

School Board confirmation that Ann Murray's travel request to attend the Council of the Great City Schools Fall Conference October 23 to October 27, 2019 is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute § 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Ann Murray plans to attend the Council of the Great City Schools Fall Conference October 23 to October 27, 2019.

 

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2.

 

The financial impact to the district is approximately $1024.00. The source of funds is School Board members budget.

 

BB-3. Board Member Travel Request: Ann Murray’s travel request to attend the FSBA/FADSS Annual Joint Conference December 3 to December 6, 2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

School Board confirmation that Ann Murray’s travel request to attend the FSBA/FADSS Annual Joint Conference December 3 to December 6, 2019 is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute § 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Ann Murray plans to attend the FSBA/FADSS Annual Joint Conference December 3 to December 6, 2019.

 

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2.

 

The financial impact to the district is approximately $1754.00. The source of funds is School Board members budget.

 

BB-4. Board Member Travel Request: Ann Murray’s travel request to attend the Rally to Tally/Broward Days/FSBA Day in the Legislature meetings January 19 to January 24, 2020 (Supporting Docs)

 

School Board confirmation that Ann Murray’s travel request to attend the Rally to Tally/Broward Days/FSBA Day in the Legislature meetings January 19 to January 24, 2020 is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute § 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Ann Murray plans to attend the Rally to Tally/Broward Days/FSBA Day in the Legislature meetings January 19 to January 24, 2020.

 

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2.

 

The financial impact to the district is approximately $1532.00. The source of funds is School Board members budget.

 

BB-5. Membership in the Council of the Great City Schools for the 2019-2020 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renewal of the School Board's membership in the Council of the Great City Schools.

 

The Council of the Great City Schools represents over 50 large urban school districts and is recognized as one of the most effective advocacy organizations in Washington, D.C., voicing the concerns of urban public education. The Council of the Great City Schools has been enormously productive this year and remains the best and most aggressive advocate for urban schools in the nation. The Council of the Great City Schools is an organization that belongs solely to urban educators for urban education and urban children - all the time.

 

The financial impact to the District is $58,385. The source of these funds is in the School Board Members' department budget.

 

BB-6. Board Member Travel Request: Ms. Patricia Good's travel request to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

School Board confirmation that Ms. Good's travel to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019 is for official School Board business and that it complies with the rules of that State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute § 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Ms. Good plans to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019.

 

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2.

 

The financial impact to the District is approximately $1,010.67. The source of funds is School Board Members budget.

 

BB-7. Board Member Travel Request: Mrs. Lori Alhadeff's travel request to attend the Florida School Board Association meeting September 26 to September 27, 2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

School Board confirmation that Mrs. Alhadeff's travel to attend the Florida School Board Association meeting September 26 to September 27, 2019 is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute §1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Mrs. Alhadeff plans to attend the Florida School Board Association meeting September 26 to September 27, 2019.

 

The financial impact to the district is approximately $1,067. The source of funds is School Board Member's Budget.

 

BB-8. Board Member Travel Request: Ann Murray’s travel request to attend the FSBA Federal Issues and Advocacy Conference September 24 to September 25, 2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

School Board confirmation that Ann Murray’s travel request to attend the FSBA Federal Issues and Advocacy Conference September 24 to September 25, 2019 is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute § 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Ann Murray plans to attend the FSBA Federal Issues and Advocacy Conference September 24 to September 25, 2019.

 

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2.

 

The financial impact to the district is approximately $827.00. The source of funds is School Board members’ budget.

 

BB-9. Board Member Travel Request: Ms. Nora Rupert's travel request to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019, and the School Finance 2.0 on October 10 and 11, 2019 (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

School Board confirmation that Ms. Rupert's travel to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019 and School Finance 2.0 on October 10 and 11, 2019 is for official School Board business and that it complies with the rules of that State Board of Education.

 

Florida Statute § 1001.39 (2019) requires that School Board members that travel outside of the District and are requesting reimbursement of travel expense in excess of $500 obtain approval from The School Board that the travel is for official school board business and that it complies with the rules of the State Board of Education.

 

Ms. Rupert plans to attend the Florida School Board Association Policy Governance Forum and the Bargaining and Personnel Forum on September 26, and September 27, 2019, and the School Finance 2.0 on October 10 and 11, 2019.

 

A detailed outline of expenses is attached on page 2 and 3.

 

The financial impact to the District is approximately $1594.73. The source of funds is School Board Members budget.

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

CC-1. Proposed New Job Description for the Senior Data Analyst - Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Proposed New Job Description for the Senior Data Analyst - Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness Position. This is the Final Reading.

 

The job description for the Senior Data Analyst - Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness position has been created in support of the Division of Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on August 1, 2019 and on June 19, 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 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 Campus Security Manager Position (Supporting Docs)

 

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

 

The job description for the Campus Security Manager position is being created in support of the Division of Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on August 1, 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.

 

The financial impact associated with this item totals $766,314 and includes fringe (17.78% variable + 8,232 fixed). The source of funding is through Referendum dollars. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with this request.

 

CC-3. Proposed Revised Job Description for the Manager, Area Security Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed Revised Job Description for the Manager, Area Security Position. Approval is requested to advertise for the position after the first reading. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Manager, Area Security 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 August 1, 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-4. Proposed Revised Job Description for the Teacher Specialist, Early Childhood Education Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed Revised Job Description for the Teacher Specialist, Early Childhood Education Position. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Teacher Specialist, Early Childhood Education 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 August 1, 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 Supervisor, Social and Emotional Learning Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed New Job Description for the Supervisor, Social and Emotional Learning Position. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Supervisor, Social and Emotional Learning position has been created in support of the Division of Student Support Initiatives & Recovery. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on August 1, 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 financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-6. Proposed Revised Job Description for the Director, School Climate & Discipline Diversity, Prevention & Intervention Position (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Proposed Revised Job Description for the Director, School Climate & Discipline Diversity, Prevention & Intervention Position. This is the First Reading.

 

The job description for the Director, School Climate & Discipline Diversity, Prevention & Intervention position has been revised in support of the Division of Student Support Initiatives & Recovery. The job description was publicized for rule adoption in compliance with Florida Statutes on August 1, 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 financial impact associated with this item. See the Executive Summary for additional information on the expense associated with staffing this position.

 

CC-7. Final Adoption of Policy 1100A School Board Meetings and Rules of Order (formerly Rules for the Scheduling of Meetings and Establishment and Disposition of Agenda) (Supporting Docs)

 

To adopt Policy 1100A School Board Meetings and Rules of Order (formerly Rules for the Scheduling of Meetings and Establishment and Disposition of Agenda) at this Final Reading.

 

In response to the Board's request to address various concerns regarding specific rules and order in the scheduling and conducting of School Board meetings as outlined in the original policy, this policy restructure better codifies the expectations for all School Board meetings. These include defining the types of meetings; the establishment of agendas; submission of agenda items by School Board Members; School Board role in personnel nominations; public participation; decorum during meetings; public information; and use of communications media technology.

 

Policy changes have been vetted in accordance with the process outlined in Policy 1001: Rule Adoption and Rule Making. Revisions were discussed at the first Board Workshop on April 30, 2019 and at the second Rule Development Board Workshop on June 18, 2019.

 

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 July 31, 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 for Renewal - 16-038N - Musical Instruments, Supplies, Accessories, Sheet Music, Specialty Furniture, and Related Items (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above renewal and reduction in spending authority. Contract Term: August 26, 2016 through August 31, 2020, 4 Years with Two (2) One (1) Year Renewal Options; User Department: Applied Learning; Awarded: $16,085,843; Awarded Vendor(s): 10; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

See Continuation of Requested Action

 

This request is to approve the Renewal of Invitation to Bid (ITB) 16-038N for Musical Instruments, Supplies, Accessories, Sheet Music, Specialty Furniture, and Related Items. The ITB was released in anticipation of the District’s increased spending from the General Obligation Bonds. The Safety, Music & Art, Athletics, Renovation, and Technology (SMART) Program included funding for the schools to purchase musical instruments.

 

A copy of the bid documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/16-038N_MusicalInstrumentsSupplies.pdf

 

The reduction of the spending authority requested is $1,014,157. The available spending authority will be $2,000,000, reducing the total spending authority requested for this contract to $16,085,843.

 

EE-2. Direct Negotiation & Piggyback Agreements - FY20-091 - Dual Enrollment Articulation and Collegiate High School (College Academy) Agreements With Broward College (BC) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation for the above Direct Negotiation and Piggyback Agreements. Contract Term (All Agreements): August 20, 2019 through July 31, 2021, 2 Years; User Department: Secondary Learning; Award Amount: $7,778,000; Awarded Vendor(s): The District Board of Trustees of Broward College, Florida (BC) & Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

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 (4) year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. And as required by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.273), BC and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, must enter into a Collegiate High School (College Academy) Agreement to provide a rigorous collegiate academic program for high school students, who have the discipline required of a college campus and collegiate study. Piggyback Agreement also included.

 

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

These Agreements will be executed after School Board approval.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $3,889,000 per year, for a two (2) year total of $7,778,000. The funding source will come from Secondary Learning's Dual Enrollment budget and Innovative Learning's Instructional Materials budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-3. Direct Negotiation & Piggyback Agreements - FY20-093 - Dual Enrollment Articulation for Florida International University (FIU) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Direct Negotiation and Piggyback Agreements. Dual Enrollment Contract Term: August 20, 2019 through July 31, 2021, 2 Years with an option for (1) additional two (2) year renewal period; Piggyback Contract Term: August 20, 2019 through November 30, 2020, 1 Year, 3 Months; User Department: Secondary Learning; Award Amount: $250,000; Awarded Vendor(s): The Florida International University Board of Trustees (FIU) & Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

As encouraged by Florida Statute (F.S. 1007.235), Florida International University and The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), can 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 (4) year degree, while also completing a high school diploma. For additional information, please see the Executive Summary. This request is also to approve the Piggyback Agreement between Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC and SBBC to facilitate the purchase of textbooks under this program.

 

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

These Agreements will be executed after School Board approval.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $250,000. The funding will come from the individual participating school's budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-4. Recommendation of $500,000 or Less - FY20-109 - Medical Simulator (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Request for Proposal (RFP). Contract Term: August 21, 2019 through July 31, 2022, 3 Years with an option for two (2) additional one (1) year renewal periods; User Department: Atlantic Technical College; Award Amount: $148,000; Awarded Vendor(s): CAE Healthcare; Laerdal Medical Corporation; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, received three (3) proposals in response to RFP FY20-109 and two (2) vendors are recommended for award. This RFP will be utilized by Atlantic Technical College Practical Nursing Program to help facilitate and support the program's training and curriculum requirements.

 

A copy of the bid documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/FY20-109_MedicalSimulator.pdf

 

These Agreements have 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 $148,000. The funding source will come from Atlantic Technical College general fund. 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

 

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

 

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

 

This Agreement is the result of efforts to resolve differences and disputes between Curtoom Companies, Inc. ("Curtoom") and The School Board of Broward County, Florida (the "SBBC") (collectively, the "Parties") arising from the design and construction administration of various school projects.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This item has no financial impact.

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

I-1. Administrative Complaint Antonio Dwight Beckham (Supporting Docs)

 

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

 

See Support Docs for Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

II-1. Affiliation with the Florida Association of District School Superintendents for the 2019-2020 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve membership in the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS).

 

The Florida Association of District School Superintendent's (FADSS) assists and supports Superintendent's in providing leadership to ensure that every student in Florida acquires the skills, knowledge and attitude to be contributing members of our democratic society through leadership development programs focused on student achievement, building relationships with business government leaders, and communication and networking services.

 

The financial impact is $24,884. The source of funding is the Superintendent's budget.

 

II-2. Ratification of Federally Funded Subaward and Grant Agreement FEMA-DR-4337-FL (Supporting Docs)

 

SEE ITEM II-3

 

Ratify Federally Funded Subaward and Grant Agreement FEMA-DR-4337-FL.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) applied and received approval for a Federally Funded Hazard Mitigation Grant through the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management. Grant funding will be used to purchase and install a generator at Coral Glades High School. After receiving award notification of this grant, SBBC entered into a contract with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management (Grant # H0136).

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is a positive financial impact to the District of $671,325. The source of the funds is the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management.

 

II-3. Coral Glades Generator Funding Agreement Between Broward County and The School Board of Broward County (Supporting Docs)

 

SEE ITEM II-2

 

Approve the Coral Glades Generator Funding Agreement Between Broward County Government and The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) received grant funding from the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management to purchase and install a generator at Coral Glades High School. See Agenda Item II-2, August 20, 2019 RSBM, for additional information.  Broward County Government has executed this Agreement in advance of SBBC and will distribute funding within 30 days of execution.

 

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

 

There is a positive financial impact to the District of $984,610. The source of the funds is Broward County Government.

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ-1. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - ITB 19-182C - Pembroke Pines Elementary School - Pembroke Pines - T & G Corporation d/b/a T & G Constructors - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001864 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Construction Agreement to T & G Constructors for the lump sum amount of $3,699,000, and approve additional funding in the amount of $1,175,000.

 

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 $3,699,000. 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 $1,175,000 will come from the Capital Projects Reserve. This increases the project budget from $3,909,000 to $5,084,000.

 

JJ-2. Construction Bid Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - ITB 19-181C - Sunset Lakes Elementary School - Miramar - LEGO Construction Co. - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001971 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the Construction Agreement to LEGO Construction Co. for the lump sum amount of $2,419,140, and approve additional funding in the amount of $1,780,500.

 

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 $2,419,140. 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 $1,780,500 will come from the Capital Projects Reserve. This increases the project budget from $1,211,000 to $2,991,500.

 

JJ-3. Professional Services Agreement - The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc. - Package A: Hollywood Hills ES-Hollywood-P.001845 - North Andrews Gardens ES-Oakland Park-P.001890 - SMART Program Renovations - RFQ 18-105C (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Professional Services Agreement with The Tamara Peacock Company Architects of Florida, Inc., Package A: Hollywood Hills Elementary School, Project No. P.001845, and North Andrews Gardens Elementary School, Project No. P.001890, SMART Program Renovations, RFQ 18-105C.

 

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 the Professional Services Agreement includes a total of $340,000 for Basic Services, $62,000 for Allowances, and $40,000 for Supplemental Services for a total of $442,000 for both schools ("Package A"). These projects have been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Pan (September 5, 2018). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

JJ-4. Change Order #3 - Tequesta Trace Middle School - Weston - ACA Construction, Inc. - Single Point of Entry - Project No. P.001852 (Supporting Docs)

 

WITHDRAWN

 

Approve Change Order #3, Tequesta Trace Middle School, ACA Construction, Inc., Single Point of Entry, Project No. P.001852, in the amount of $3,008 and no change in contract time.

 

Change Order #3 $3,008 / 0 days

Tequesta Trace Middle School

ACA Construction, Inc.

Single Point of Entry

Project No. P.001852

Refer to Exhibits 1 and 2 for detailed information.

 

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

 

JJ-5. District Workforce Educational Funds - McFatter Technical College - Davie - Ten (10) Classroom Addition - Project No. P.002424 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the expenditure of District Workforce Educational Funds and amend the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018) in the amount of $3.3M towards the design and construction of a ten (10) classroom addition at McFatter Technical College, where $1.65M of the $3.3M will be allocated int the 2019-2020 School Year, and the remaining $1.65M allocated in the 2020-2021 School Year.

 

The Office of Facilities & Construction requests The School Board of Broward County, Florida approve the use of District WorkForce Education Funding in the amount of $3.3M towards the design and construction of a ten (10) classroom addition at McFatter Technical College to be constructed of Royal Concrete units that were fabricated and are District-owned units currently stored at McFatter Technical College, where $1.65M of the $3.3M will be allocated int the 2019-2020 School Year, and the remaining $1.65M allocated in the 2020-2021 School Year.

 

Funds for this project in the amount of $3,300,000 will come from the District Workforce Educational Fund, where $1,650,000 of the $3,300,000 will be allocated in the 2019-2020 School Year, and the remaining $1,650,000 will be allocated in the 2020-2021 School Year.

 

JJ-6. Recommendation for Renewal - Construction Services Agreements for Continuing Contracts - Construction Manager at Risk Services - Various Contractors - RFQ 17-197C (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renewal of the Construction Services Agreement for Continuing Contracts, for Construction Manager at Risk Services, for various contractors, from $0 to $1M, RFQ 17-197C.

 

See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

The primary source of funding for this item is Capital funding included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018) and in the District's Capital Budget.

 

JJ-7. Recommendation for Renewal - Construction Services Agreements for Continuing Contracts - Construction Manager at Risk Services - Various Contractors - RFQ 17-196C (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renewal of the Construction Services Agreement for Continuing Contracts, for Construction Manager at Risk Services, for various contractors, from $1M to $2M, RFQ 17-196C.

 

See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1).

 

The primary source of funding for this item is Capital funding included in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 5, 2018) and in the District's Capital Budget.

 

K. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

KK. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

L. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL-1. Immediate Termination of Charter School Renewal Agreement with Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

ADDED / SPECIAL ORDER - 10:20 A.M.

 

See Supporting Docs for Requested Action.

 

On April 5, 2016, Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie, Inc., (Championship Academy of Distinction at Davie - 5422), entered into a Charter School Renewal Agreement with The School Board of Broward County, Florida, that became effective July 1, 2017. Copies of all supporting documents is available at the Charter Schools Management/Support Department on the 12th floor of the K.C.W. Administration Center. Copies of all supporting documents are available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

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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