THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 09, 2020 - 5:30 P.M.
Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center
600 Southeast Third Avenue, Board Room
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
AGENDA FOR SECOND PUBLIC HEARING - BUDGET
This advertised Public Hearing Meeting will be conducted by Board Members via electronic communication. The meeting will also be live streamed. Due to the Governor's Executive Order 20-193, 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 the 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.
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 Discuss and Adopt the Final Millage Rates and Final Budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021, and any other items the Board deems necessary.
1. Resolution Adopting Final Millage Rates (Supporting Docs)
Adopt Resolution #21-99, approving the final millage rates for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
It is recommended that the School Board adopt Resolution #21-99, approving the millage rates for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The item had no changes since the First Public Hearing.
Adoption of the millage rates will generate $1,415,827,330.
2. Resolution Adopting Final Budget (Supporting Docs)
Adopt Resolution #21-100, approving the final budget for Fiscal year 2020-2021.
It is recommended that the School Board adopt Resolution #21-100 approving the final budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. Chapters 200 and 1011 of the Florida Statutes require that the School District approve the final budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
The total annual budget for all funds is $4,530,540,405, 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.