THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 5:30 P.M.
Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center
600 Southeast Third Avenue, Board Room
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
AGENDA FOR FIRST PUBLIC HEARING - BUDGET
This Public Hearing 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 Any person may submit written comments regarding noticed agenda items 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 the Public Hearing 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.
July 23, 2020
2. Resolution Adopting Tentative Budget (REVISED)
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ADDED / CHANGED ITEMS
PURPOSE OF MEETING: For The School Board of Broward County, Florida to Act on the Proposed Millage Levy and Tentative Budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021, and any other items the Board deems necessary.
1. Resolution Adopting Tentative Millage Rates (Supporting Docs)
Adopt Resolution # 21-01, approving the tentative millage rates for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
It is recommended that the School Board adopt Resolution #21-01 approving the tentative millage rates for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Adoption of the millage rates will generate $1,415,827,330.
2. Resolution Adopting Tentative Budget (Supporting Docs)
Adopt Resolution #21-02, approving the tentative budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
Chapters 200 and 1011 of the Florida Statutes required that the school district hold a public hearing to adopt a tentative budget and proposed millage rates not less than 2 days nor more than 5 days after advertising a summary of the tentative budget and the proposed millage rates in the newspaper.
See attached recapitulation of the 2020-2021 Budget.
The total annual budget for all funds is $4,497,830,850, excluding Transfers Out.
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.