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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

SCHOOL BOARD OPERATIONAL MEETING

 

Tuesday, June 09, 2020 – 10:05 A.M.

Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center

600 Southeast Third Avenue, Board Room

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 

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).

 

This School Board Operational Meeting will be conducted by Board Members via electronic communication. The meeting will also be live streamed. Due to Broward County Administrator's Emergency Order 20-01, public comments will be accepted on all agenda items in the following manner: Any person may present live comments by attending the KC Wright Administration Building's Board Room at 600 Southeast Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines each person will be required to wear a face covering for their nose and mouth (individuals are responsible for providing their own mask) and remain at least six (6) feet from other attendees upon arrival as they enter the KCW Building and until his/her departure. You may also submit written comments to: Noemi Gutierrez, Supervisor, Official School Board Records, 600 Southeast Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 or by e-mail to PublicComment@browardschools.com no later than two (2) hours in advance of the published time of this School Board Operational Meeting. Anonymous comments will not be accepted; therefore, each written comment must include the person's name and address. Pursuant to School Board Policy 1100A, in the event a large group of individuals (more than twenty (20)) sign-up to speak on one agenda item, the Board Chair has the authority to adjust the time limit for each speaker to speak less than the three (3) minutes (which is approximately 400 words) usually permitted, and/or limit the overall time speakers will be heard on that item. A maximum of the first ten (10) written submissions (equaling 30 minutes) that address the School Board on general matters of public relevance (non-agenda items) will also be accepted and read into the record. Each submission should specify a topic of the matter being shared and must adhere to the approximately 400 word maximum as noted above.

 

 

June 8, 2020

 

ITEMS:

EE-13. Recommendation to Approve Third Amendment, Renewal and Additional Spending Authority - 59-087C - Broward County NatureScape Program   (ADDED)

 

June 5, 2020

 

ITEMS:

II-2. The School Board of Broward County, Florida 2020-2021 Organizational Chart   (ADDED)

II-3. Use of School Facilities for Public Hurricane/Disaster Evacuation Shelter Agreement   (ADDED)

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

April 14, 2020 – Special School Board Meeting (Supporting Docs)

May 19, 2020 – Special Expulsions

 

ADDED / CHANGED ITEMS

 

CLOSE AGENDA

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

10:30 A.M.  (Committee Reports listed on the School Board Operational 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

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

REPORTS

 

Board Members

Superintendent

 

SPEAKERS

 

5:00 P.M. (Public Speakers listed on the School Board Operational Meeting agenda will be heard at 5 p.m. or immediately following the meeting, whichever is earliest.)

 

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 2020/2021 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Personnel Recommendations for the 2020/2021 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 the 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. 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

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)

 

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 and 2020-2021 School Years (Supporting Docs)

 

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

 

The Personnel Recommendations include the following items:

 

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

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

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

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

Non-Instructional Discipline

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

G-5. Supplemental Pay Positions 16 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Recommended Supplemental Pay Positions 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.

 

Supplement amounts can be found at https://www.browardschools.com/Page/31928

 

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 the supplements through June 30, 2020.

 

GG. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

A. RESOLUTIONS

 

A-1. Proclamation in Recognition of the Urban League of Broward County (Supporting Docs)

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida wishes to recognize the Urban League of Broward County for its Entrepreneurship Center as a valuable resource for small business development.

 

The Urban League of Broward County Entrepreneurship Center is a business development platform for small and diverse businesses in South Florida, providing education to strengthen capacity and increase business opportunities.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

A-2. Proclamation in Recognition of the Health Foundation of South Florida, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida wishes to recognize the Health Foundation of South Florida, Inc., in partnership with Citi Community Development, for leading the South Florida Anchor Alliance.

 

The South Florida Anchor Alliance consists of Broward County and Miami-Dade County public and private sector agencies and anchor institutions working to increase economic development opportunities for underutilized local, small, and women-owned businesses and workforce development for local residents.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

AA. RESOLUTIONS

 

AA-1. Resolution #20-109, Resolution in Support of the Business Development Partnership between the Broward County School Board and the Urban League of Broward County  (POSTPONED 05/19/20 RSBM) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Adopt Resolution #20-109, which recommends The School Board of Broward County, Florida name May 19, 2020 Urban League of Broward County Partnership Day

 

Broward County Public Schools is committed to the economic growth and development of the business community and is partnering with the Urban League of Broward County to provide training and assistance for emerging, small, minority, and women-owned firms.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

AA-2. Resolution #20-110, Resolution in Support of the Economic and Workforce Development Partnership between the Broward County School Board and the South Florida Anchor Alliance  (POSTPONED 05/19/20 RSBM) (Supporting Docs)

 

MEMO TO VOTE DOWN

 

Adopt Resolution #20-110, which recommends The School Board of Broward County, Florida name May 19, 2020 South Florida Anchor Alliance Partnership Day.

 

Broward County Public Schools is an anchor institution that impacts workforce and economic development in South Florida. This resolution affirms the District's shard objective, in these areas, with the South Florida Anchor Alliance, a collaboration of Miami-Dade and Broward County-based institutions.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB-1. Membership in the Council of the Great City Schools for the 2020-2021 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 $59,611. The source of these funds is in the School Board Members' department budget.

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

DD. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF AUDITOR

 

DD-1. HCT Report - Agreed-Upon Procedures - Recordex SimplicityTouch Interactive Flat Panels (Supporting Docs)

 

Receive HCT Report - Agreed-Upon Procedures - Recordex SimplicityTouch Interactive Flat Panels.

 

The Office of the Chief Auditor engaged HCT Certified Public Accountants and Consultants to perform agreed-upon procedures on the District's Recordex SimplicityTouch interactive flat panel purchases from 2014 to 2019.

 

The report noted five findings and five observations. Management is in the process of addressing the findings and observations.

 

The Audit Committee approved this report for transmitting to the School Board at their May 14, 2020 meeting, but also requested that certain policies and transactions are analyzed.

 

The source of funds to perform this report was the Office of the Chief Auditor's general fund budget.

 

E. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

EE. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

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

 

Approve the submission of the following grant applications (A-L): A. Clif Bar Family Foundation…, $1,200 (requested) B. Colocation America, $7,500 (requested) C. Exxon Mobile Education Alliance, $500 (awarded) D. Florida Department of Education - Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers, $1,837,536 (requested) E. Florida Department of Education - 2020-2023 Public Charter School Program Grant…, $800,000 (requested) F. Florida Department of Education - Computer Science Teacher Bonuses, $45,000 (requested) G. Feeding South Florida…, $0 (in-kind donation awarded) List is continued in the Summary Explanation and Background section below.

 

H. NEA Foundation…, $45,000 (requested) I. NoVo Foundation…, $7,000 (requested) J. Pets in the Classroom, $125 (awarded) K. Toshiba America Foundation…, $5,000 (requested) L. Various Potential Donors…, $800,000 (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 $3,548,861 from various sources.

 

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

 

Approve the submission of the following grant applications (A-M): A. FLDOE: Nita..., $3,350,000 (to be requested) B. FLDOE: Bureau..., $1,421,255 (to be requested) C. USDOE/FLDOE: Individuals…, $56,240,239 (to be requested) D. USDOE/FLDOE: Multiagency…, $128,000 (to be requested) E. USDOE/FLDOE: Title I Part A…, $86,384,309 (to be requested) F. USDOE/FLDOE: Title I Part C…, $104,113 (to be requested) G. USDOE/FLDOE: Title I Part D…, $566,075 (to be requested) H. USDOE/FLDOE: Title II…, $14,729,924 (to be requested) I. USDOE/FLDOE: Title III…, $4,485,680 (to be requested) J. USDOE/FLDOE: Enhanced…, $2,707,120 (to be requested) List is continued in the Summary Explanation and Background section below.

 

K. USDOE/FLDOE: Title IV…, $5,336,571 (to be requested) L. USDOE/FLDOE: Title IX…, $345,000 (to be requested) M. USDHHS: Head Start..., $17,342,551 (to be requested) Copies of the grant applications and executive summaries are available at the School Board members' office on the 14th floor of the K.C. Wright Administration Center.

 

The potential positive financial impact if all projects are awarded is $193,140,837 from various sources.

 

EE-3. Agreements with The Florida Endowment Foundation for Florida's Graduates Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Agreements between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (as operator of Olsen Middle School and High Schools: Deerfield Beach, Hallandale Magnet, Hollywood Hills, McArthur, Miramar, and South Plantation), and The Florida Endowment Foundation for Florida's Graduates Inc. dba Jobs for Florida's Graduates. The Agreements begin July 1, 2020, and conclude on June 30, 2021.

 

Jobs for Florida's Graduates is a robust work and life skills development program for middle and high school students who need supportive services to increase their likelihood of high school completion. With these grants, students at seven secondary schools will explore careers, work within teams, develop leadership skills, create and manage wealth, serve their communities, and build a workable plan for their post-graduation life. This grant covers the cost for one FTE position to teach the related course and provide the extracurricular engagement. The School Board approved the grants associated with these Agreements from The Florida Endowment Foundation for Florida's Graduates Inc. on May 19, 2020 (Item EE-1).

 

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

 

The positive financial impact is $45,000 per program for a total of $405,000 for the 2020/21 school year. There is no additional financial impact to the District.

 

EE-4. Recommendation to Approve Agreement - FY21-100 - Education to Go (ED2GO) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation of the above Agreement. Contract Term: July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, Three (3) Years; User Department: Broward Community Schools; Award Amount: $NONE; Awarded Vendor(s): Cengage Learning, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This Agreement provides a wide range of highly interactive and well-crafted online courses accessible to adult students twenty-four seven (24/7) through a Broward Community Schools portal. Courses offered include Personal Development, Computer Applications, College Readiness, Technology, Language & Arts, Writing & Publishing and more. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the District may see an increase in enrollment moving forward.

 

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

 

There is no cost to the District, as this is a revenue-generating service and the fee for the course is paid to Ed2go by the student. Broward Community Schools earn approximately forty (40) percent of the revenue generated by each course registration. In the past three (3) years, ED2GO has paid approximately $50,965.

 

EE-5. Recommendation to Approve First Renewal and Reduction of Spending Authority - 17-192N - Musical Instrument Repair (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Renewal and Reduction of Spending Authority of the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2021, Four (4) Years; User Department: Applied Learning; Spending Authority Reduction: $630,278; New Award Amount: $869,722; Awarded Vendor(s): All County Music, Inc.; Music Arts Enterprises, Inc.; Music Man, Inc.; Music Tech Studios, Inc.; Manuel Perez Woodwind Repairs, Inc.; Rhema Music and Repairs, Inc.; Wellington Music Supplies and WASI Entertainment Group LLC; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The ITB provides the District service and/or repair of musical instruments not covered under warranty. This Bid is especially important for schools that were not able to initiate or complete repairs after the March 16, 2020 "stay at home" order was implemented. Vendors were not able to accept new repair orders after March 16, 2020, as many suspended their repair operations.

 

A copy of the ITB documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/ITB_17-192N_MusicalInstrumentRepair.pdf

 

The approved spending authority is $1,500,000. The reduction of spending authority being requested is $630,278, bringing the new spending authority to $869,722.

 

EE-6. Recommendation to Approve Additional Spending Authority - 19-054N - Art Equipment (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation of the additional spending authority of the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: September 1, 2018 through September 30, 2021, Three (3) Years with a renewal option for two (2) additional one (1) year periods; User Department: Applied Learning; Additional Amount: $232,195; New Award Amount: $412,195; Awarded Vendor(s): School Specialty, Inc.; DGS Educational Products, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This request is to approve the additional spending authority for ITB 19-054N - Art Equipment that facilitates the purchase of art equipment throughout the District in various capacities. Art equipment, such as clay with wedging board bin, mat cutter, paper, and board rotary cutter, drying rack, electric potter's wheels with stools, storage/drying cabinets, and lightbox, is used to deliver art lessons in connection with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.

 

A copy of the ITB documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/ITB_19-054N_ArtEquipment.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $232,195. The contract award amount was for $180,000. The request is to increase the spending authority by $232,195 bringing the new contract value to $412,195. The funding source will come from various schools, SMART funding and department operating budgets. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-7. Recommendation of $500,000 or Less - FY21-105 - Board Meeting Agenda Management Solution (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Agreement. Contract Term: July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, Three (3) Years; User Department: Office of the Chief of Staff; Award Amount: $65,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Granicus, LLC; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

This Agreement is for a software solution that will be used for managing the School Board Agenda. The current solution is end-of-life effective October 2020 and will be retired and replaced with this solution.

 

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

 

This Agreement will be executed after School Board Approval.

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $65,000. The funding source will come from the Information Technology operating budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-8. Recommendation to Approve First Amendment, Renewal, and Additional Spending Authority - FY20-068 - Software to Track Independent Reading (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation of the above First Amendment, Renewal, and Additional Spending Authority. Contract Term: July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, Two (2) Years; User Department: Innovative Learning; Awarded Amount: $32,712; New Award Amount: $65,424; Awarded Vendor(s): Zoobean, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The program provides an interactive, real-time, and year-round connection that promotes independent, free choice reading. The program is aligned with district reading goals and the Broward Reads Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and provides both the District and schools a method to monitor student time spent reading and quantities of books read. This item will extend the expiration date to June 30, 2021.

 

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 $32,712. The contract award amount was for $32,712. The request is to increase the spending authority by $32,712, bringing the new contract value to $65,424. The funding source will come from the state categorical funds allocated for library media. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-9. Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - FY21-028 - Frozen Desserts for Cafeterias (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2023, Three (3) Years with an option for two (2) additional one (1) year renewal periods; User Department: Food & Nutrition Services (FNS); Award Amount: $1,685,088. Awarded Vendor(s): Food Fantasies, Inc. d/b/a Frozen Treats. Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, received two (2) proposals in response to ITB FY21-028 - Frozen Desserts for Cafeterias. FNS purchases frozen dessert products to meet the United States Department of Agriculture meal pattern requirements for the National School Lunch Program.

 

A copy of ITB documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/ITB_FY21-028_FrozenDessertsforCafeterias.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $1,685,088. The funding source will come from FNS's operating budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated award amount. Due to the COVID-19, the spending authority requested covers the estimated amount projected for the first twelve (12) months; therefore, additional spending authority to cover the remaining term of the ITB will be requested in a future date.

 

EE-10. Piggyback Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - FY21-123 - Visitor Management System (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to make a piggyback award to the vendor(s) awarded by General Services Administration, Contract No.: GS-07F-127BA; Contract Term: June 9, 2020 through June 30, 2023, Three (3) Years; User Department: Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness (SSEP); Award Amount: $1,106,920; Awarded Vendor(s): Raptor Technologies, LLC; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

Per Purchasing Policy 3320 Part II Section M, the School Board may make purchases at or below the specified prices from contracts awarded by other governmental agencies. The Piggyback provides the District with a visitor and volunteer management system that will monitor visitors, contractors, and volunteers who enter a building and provides instant screening for sex offender status and custody orders.

 

A copy of the Contract Documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/GSA_ContractClauseDocument.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $558,980. Due to the COVID-19, the spending authority requested covers the estimated amount projected for the first twelve (12) months; therefore, additional spending authority, to cover the remaining term of the piggyback Agreement will be requested in a future date. The funding source will come from the SSEP budget.

 

EE-11. Recommendation for Additional Spending Authority - 18-001V - Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Services (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the additional spending authority for the above Request for Proposal (RFP). Contract Term: July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020, Three (3) Years; User Department: Exceptional Student Learning Support (ESLS), Additional Requested Amount: $1,781,000; New Award Amount: $26,236,722; Awarded Vendor(s): Twenty-three (23); Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): Four (4).

 

See Supporting Docs for Continuation of Requested Action.

 

This RFP was issued to provide students who qualify for services as exceptional students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Act, Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act, and any other students identified by District staff or as required by the legislature. This RFP provides speech-language pathology and audiology services for students who have a communication disorder in areas of language, participation, fluency, voice, and deaf/hard of hearing. The original award amount was $16,500,000. The first additional spending authority was requested and approved on Agenda Item EE-18, July 23, 2019, in the amount of $7,955,722 that brought the total spending authority to $24,455,722. This agenda item is to request an additional spending authority in order to provide services until June 30, 2020.

 

A copy of the Original Executed Docs are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/OriginalExecutedDocuments_18-001V.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $1,781,000. The contract award amount was for $24,455,722. The request is to increase the spending authority by $1,781,000, bringing the new contract value to $26,236,722. The funding source will come from the General Fund through school-based Florida Public Schools Full-time Equivalent generated for speech-language services and from the ESLS Department's operating budget. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value, however, the amount authorized will not exceed the contract award amount.

 

EE-12. Recommendation for Additional Spending Authority - 17-009V - School and Department Furniture (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation of the additional spending authority for the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: October 21, 2016 through September 30, 2020; Three (3) Years; Eleven (11) Months; User Department: All Departments; Additional Requested Amount: $2,530,000; New Award Amount: $16,700,000; Awarded Vendor(s): Twenty (20); Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): Apricot Office Interiors, Inc. See Supporting Docs for continuation of Requested Action.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, received twenty-six (26) bids in response to ITB 17-009V - School and Department Furniture. This request is to renew twenty (20) vendors that will supply classroom and office furniture to the District. This Bid includes a single-fixed percentage discount from the manufacturer's catalog/list price and also includes furniture with firm-fixed pricing that is consistently purchased throughout the District.

 

A copy of the ITB documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/ITB_17-009V_SchoolandDepartmentFurniture.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $2,530,000. The contract award amount was for $14,170,000. The request is to increase the spending authority by $2,530,000 bringing the new contract value to $16,700,000. The funding source will come from the general, capital, and grant funds as well as the SMART Program. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the contract award amount.

 

EE-13. Recommendation to Approve Third Amendment, Renewal and Additional Spending Authority - 59-087C - Broward County NatureScape Program (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the recommendation of the above Third Amendment, Renewal and Additional Spending Authority. Contract Term: December 12, 2017 through June 30, 2021, Three (3) Years, Six (6) Months; User Department: Applied Learning; Awarded Amount: $565,542; New Award Amount: $801,290; Awarded Vendor(s): Broward County; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

The approval of this item will be the third renewal under the third five (5) year NatureScape Program partnership agreement with Broward County. 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.

 

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

 

The estimated financial impact to the District will be $235,748. The contract award amount was for $565,542. The request is to increase the spending authority by $235,748, bringing the new contract value to $801,290. The funding source will come from Applied Learning's operating budget of $150,000 and Title IV of $85,748. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

F. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

FF. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

H. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

I-1. Administrative Complaint Micah Demetrius Harrell (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Superintendent's recommendation to terminate guidance counselor, Micah Demetrius Harrell, suspend him without pay and conduct a hearing directly before the School Board.

 

See Supporting Docs for Summary Explanation and Background.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

I-2. Administrative Complaint Eric S. Delucia   (POSTPONED 05/19/20 RSBM) (Supporting Docs)

 

Adopt the Superintendent's recommendation to terminate the teacher, Eric S. Delucia, and suspend him 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.

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

II-1. Affiliation with the Florida Association of District School Superintendents for the 2020-2021 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

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

 

The Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) assists and supports superintendents 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 and government leaders, and communication and networking services.

 

The financial impact is $24,884.00. The source of funding is the Superintendent's budget.

 

II-2. The School Board of Broward County, Florida 2020-2021 Organizational Chart (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve The School Board of Broward County, Florida 2020-2021 Organizational Chart.

 

The Organizational Chart recommended by the Superintendent is based on a continuous effort to improve and support the District's strategic goals.

 

The net financial impact to the District will be $131,184.

 

II-3. Use of School Facilities for Public Hurricane/Disaster Evacuation Shelter Agreement (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDED

 

Approve the Use of Facilities for Public Hurricane/Disaster Evacuation Shelter Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Broward County.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) will enter into an agreement with Broward County (County) for utilization of School Facilities for Public Hurricane/Disaster Evacuation Shelters. The County is responsible for providing emergency services to all general population residents, special needs residents, tourists and visitors of Broward County before, during and after a potential hurricane or other disaster.

 

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

 

SBBC will pay shelter operation expenses and submit documentation to the County for reimbursement within one-hundred twenty (120) days, Shelter expenses will be determined based on the magnitude of the event.

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

J-1. Recommendation to Reject All Bids for Construction - ITB 19-171C-READV - Dillard Elementary School - Fort Lauderdale - SMART Program Renovations - Project No. P.001915 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the rejection of all bids for Construction per the Recommendation Tabulation, ITB 19-171C-READV, Dillard Elementary School, SMART Program Renovations, Project No. P.001915.

 

See Executive Summary (Exhibit 1) for detailed information.

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 4, 2019). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

JJ-1. Change Order #1 - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - Parkland - C & F Electric of Fort Lauderdale, Inc. (CC-CSMP) - Modular Classrooms (Portables) - Project No. P.002219 - PO #7518009537 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve Change Order #1, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, C & F Electric of Fort Lauderdale, Inc. (CC-CSMP), Modular Classrooms (Portables), Project No. P.002219, PO #7518009537, in the amount of $178,174 and no change in contract time.

 

Change Order #1 $178,174 / 0 days

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

C & F Electric of Fort Lauderdale, Inc. (CC-CSMP)

Modular Classrooms (Portables)

Project No. P.002219

Refer to Exhibits 1 and 2 for detailed information.

 

This project has been appropriated in the Adopted District Educational Facilities Plan (September 4, 2019). There is no impact to the project budget.

 

K. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

KK. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

L. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

L-1. Charter School Renewal Agreement - DENOVO, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for DENOVO, Inc., on behalf of Ascend Career Academy - 5209.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-2. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Atlantic Montessori Charter School, Inc. - 5164 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Atlantic Montessori Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Atlantic Montessori Charter School West Campus - 5164.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-3. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Championship Academy of Distinction at Hollywood, Inc. - 5361 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Championship Academy of Distinction at Hollywood, Inc., on behalf of Championship Academy of Distinction at Hollywood - 5361.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-4. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Paragon Academy of Technology, Inc. - 5381 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Paragon Academy of Technology, Inc., on behalf of Paragon Academy of Technology - 5381.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District

 

L-5. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Somerset Academy, Inc. - 5003 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Preparatory Academy Charter School at North Lauderdale - 5003.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-6. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Somerset Academy, Inc., - 5030 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Pines Academy - 5030.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District

 

L-7. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Somerset Academy, Inc., - 5006 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Preparatory Charter High - 5006.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

L-8. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Somerset Academy, Inc. - 5441 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Preparatory Charter Middle School - 5441.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-9. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Somerset Academy, Inc. - 5004 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Village Academy - 5004.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-10. Charter School Renewal Agreement - Somerset Academy, Inc. - 5002 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy Village Charter Middle School - 5002.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-11. Charter School Renewal Agreement- North Star Academies, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for North Star Academies, Inc., on behalf of Sunrise High School - 5481.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-12. Charter School Renewal Agreement - The National Ben Gamla Charter School Foundation, Inc. - 5182 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Charter School Renewal Agreement for The National Ben Gamla Charter School Foundation, Inc., on behalf of The Ben Gamla Preparatory Academy - 5182.

 

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

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-13. Second Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Franklin Academy Foundation, Inc. - 5037 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Second Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Franklin Academy Foundation, Inc., on behalf of Franklin Academy - Cooper City - 5037.

 

Pursuant to Section 1002.331(2)(a), Florida Statutes, a high performing charter school is authorized to increase its student enrollment once per school year to more than the capacity identified in the charter, but student enrollment may not exceed the current facility capacity.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-14. First Amendment to Charter School Renewal Agreement with Greentree Preparatory Charter -5130 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment to the Charter School Renewal Agreement with Greentree Preparatory Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Greentree Preparatory Charter School - 5130.

 

Pursuant to Section 1002.331(2)(a), Florida Statutes, a high performing charter school is authorized to increase its student enrollment once per school year to more than the capacity identified in the charter, but student enrollment may not exceed the current facility capacity.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-15. First Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Somerset Academy, Inc. (Somerset Parkland Academy) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Parkland Academy.

 

Somerset Academy, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation, on behalf of Somerset Parkland Academy, desires to amend its charter to change the address of the school.

 

A copy of all supporting documents is available at the Charter Schools Management/Support Department on the 12th follow of the K.C.W. Administration Center. A copy of all supporting documents is 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.

 

L-16. Second Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy 5141 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Second Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy - 5141.

 

Somerset Academy, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation, on behalf of Somerset Academy - 5141, desires to amend its charter to acknowledge its co-location with Somerset Academy Elementary South Campus - 5263.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-17. Second Amendment to Charter School Agreement with Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy Elementary South 5263 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Second Amendment to the Charter School Agreement with Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy Elementary South Campus - 5263.

 

Somerset Academy, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation on behalf of Somerset Academy Elementary South Campus - 5263, desires to amend its charter school agreement to acknowledge its co-location with Somerset Academy - 5141.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-18. Approval of Request to Defer the Opening of Charter Schools Until the 2021-2022 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the request to defer the opening of North Star Academy, R.I.S.E. Charter Schools, and Somerset Academy Blue Palms charter schools until the 2021-2022 school year.

 

On May 8, 2018, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved charter school applications for North Star Academy and Renewable Industries for Sustainable Energy (R.I.S.E.), enabling the approved charter applicants to open a charter school for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation and Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-19. New Charter School Agreement - Collegiate Academic Enterprises Corporation (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve a new Charter School Agreement for Collegiate Academic Enterprises Corporation on behalf of The Collegiate School.

 

On June 11, 2019, The School Board of Broward County, Florida approved a charter application to open a new charter school for the start of the 2020 - 2021 academic year. The Collegiate School will serve students in grades K-8 and will open in August 2020.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-20. New Charter School Agreement - BridgePrep Academy of Hollywood, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve a new Charter School Agreement for BridgePrep Academy of Hollywood, Inc., on behalf of BridgePrep Academy of Broward K-8.

 

On June 11, 2019, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved a charter application to open a new charter school for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year.

 

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

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

L-21. Easement Agreement regarding the City of Oakland Park (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Easement Agreement with the City of Oakland Park.

 

The City of Oakland Park (City) has requested an easement from The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), as owner of property located at 3810 NW 10th Avenue (the Twin Lakes Warehouse and Transportation facility).

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This Easement 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 Broward County Public Schools.

 

L-22. Reciprocal Use Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and the City of Pompano Beach (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Reciprocal Use Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and the City of Pompano Beach.

 

The current Reciprocal Use Agreement (RUA) between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) and the City of Pompano Beach commenced on July 20, 2015. The Agreement is scheduled to expire on July 19, 2020.

 

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, and upon approval by the SBBC, the City will execute the Agreement.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District; therefore, this item does not require a collaboration form from the Capital Budget Department.

 

LL. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL-1. Assignment and Assumption of Agreement (JS) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Assignment and Assumption of Agreement for ground lease pertaining to the Resident on Campus Security (ROCS) program.

 

For the purposes of this Assignment and Assumption of Agreement (Lease Agreement) and pursuant to Section 119.071,Florida Statute, the law enforcement officers' school location and Exhibits A and B has been redacted.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This Lease Agreement has been executed by Mr. Jepkema and Mr. Sejour, and reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel, and upon its approval by the SBBC, will become effective.

 

There is a positive financial impact of $259.40 in utility cost during the first year of the term of this Lease Agreement to SBBC. Thereafter, this cost shall increase by three percent (3%) annually and shall be applied to the school's utility cost to address the OCS residential mobile home utility cost impact on the school's campus.

 

LL-2. Assignment and Assumption of Agreement (DR) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Assignment and Assumption of Agreement for ground lease pertaining to the Resident on Campus Security (ROCS) program.

 

For the purposes of this Assignment and Assumption of Agreement (Lease Agreement) and pursuant to Section 119.071, Florida Statute, the law enforcement officers' school location and Exhibits A and B has been redacted.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This Lease Agreement has been executed by Mr. Hilson and Ms. Richmond and reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel, and upon its approval by the SBBC, will become effective.

 

There is a positive financial impact of $259.40 in utility cost during the first year of the term of this Lease Agreement to SBBC. Thereafter, this cost shall increase by three percent (3%) annually and shall be applied to the school's utility cost to address the ROCS residential mobile home utility cost impact on the school's campus.

 

LL-3. Lease Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and Bernard Hilson (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Lease Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and (SBBC) Bernard Hilson for ground lease pertaining to the Resident on Campus Security (ROCS) program.

 

For the purposes of this Lease Agreement and pursuant to Section 119.071, Florida Statute, the law enforcement officers' school location and Exhibits A and B has been redacted.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

This Agreement has been executed by Mr. Hilson and reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel, and upon its approval by the SBBC, will become effective.

 

There is a positive financial impact of $259.40 in utility cost during the first year of the term of this Lease Agreement to BCPS. Thereafter, this cost shall increase by three percent (3%) annually and shall be applied to the school's utility cost to address the ROCS residential mobile home utility cost impact on the school's campus.

 

LL-4. Student Enrichment in the Arts (SEAS) (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the 2020-2021 SEAS Program at schools and at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

 

Since 1991, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, in partnership with the Broward Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA), has presented the national award-winning Student Enrichment in the Arts (SEAS) Program. The SEAS Program continues to offer a unique style of learning by integrating theatrical performances in dance, music and drama into the student's education. SEAS brings to life storybooks and novels on stage. With COVID-19 in mind, we are collaborating with our colleagues at the BCPA about alternative ways of delivering our traditional SEAS programming.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

Given the uncertainty around funding for FY20-21 and the need to continue social distancing measures, we are planning to pause $100,000 of the $304,150 allocated for SEAS funding during the 2020-2021 school year.

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Financial Impact.

 

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 3:00 p.m. or at the conclusion of the regular business of the School Board Operational meeting to discuss settlement negotiations and/or strategy relative to the following pending litigation:

 

Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, D/B/A National Life Group, Petitioner vs. Broward County School Board, Respondent and AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, Intervenor, Case No. 19-5140BID, before the State of Florida Division of Administrative Hearings. The following persons will attend this attorney-client session: School Board Members Donna P. Korn, Chair; Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Vice Chair; Lori Alhadeff; Robin Bartleman; Heather P. Brinkworth; Patricia Good; Laurie Rich Levinson; Ann Murray; Nora Rupert; Robert W. Runcie, Superintendent of Schools; Robert Paul Vignola, 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.