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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

SCHOOL BOARD OPERATIONAL MEETING

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 01, 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.

 

August 31, 2020

 

ATTORNEY CLIENT SESSION(S):

The Attorney Client Session has been canceled.

 

August 28, 2020

 

ITEMS:

G-3. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Appointments and Leaves for the 2020-2021 School Year† †(REVISED)†

DD-1. Proposed Audit Plan for the 2020-2021 School/Fiscal Year for the Office of the Chief Auditor†† (ADDITIONAL INFORMATION)

LL-3. Concession Agreement with the City of Coral Springs for Food and Beverage Service at The Sportsplex ††(REVISED)

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

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

 

MINUTES FOR APPROVAL

 

May 19, 2020 - Regular School Board Meeting (Supporting Docs)

August 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

Small Business 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. Personal Recommendations for Instructional Appointments and Leaves 2020/2021 School Year (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the personnel recommendations for the 2020/2021 appointments and leaves as listed in the Executive Summary and respective lists for instructional staff. All Recommendations are made with the understanding that these individuals will comply with regulations/policies as set forth by the Florida Department of Education and The School Board of Broward County, Florida.

 

The Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Employees include the following items:

 

1. Teacher Approvals

2. Substitute/Temporary Hourly Teachers

3. Instructional Leaves

 

There will be no financial impact to the School District. Funding for the positions have been allocated in the school and department budgets.

 

G-2. Personnel Recommendations for Instructional Separation of Employment or Discipline for the 2020/2021 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 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 school/fiscal year for all appointments through June 30, 2021.

 

G-4. Personnel Recommendations for Non-Instructional Separation of Employment and Discipline for the 2020-2021 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 5 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommended Supplemental Pay Positions of employees for the 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 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 2020/2021 school/fiscal year for all supplements through June 30, 2021.

 

GG. OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

A. RESOLUTIONS

 

AA. RESOLUTIONS

 

B. BOARD MEMBERS

 

BB. BOARD MEMBERS

 

CC. BOARD POLICIES

 

DD. OFFICE OF THE CHIEF AUDITOR

 

DD-1. Proposed Audit Plan for the 2020-2021 School/Fiscal Year for the Office of the Chief Auditor (Supporting Docs)

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

SPECIAL ORDER - 10:35 A.M.

 

Receive - Proposed Audit Plan for the 2020-2021 School/Fiscal Year for the Office of the Chief Auditor.

 

The Proposed Audit Plan for fiscal 2020-2021 identifies the audits, reviews, projects and services provided by the Office of the Chief Auditor. Reports related to Internal Funds, Facilities, Information Technology, Property & Inventory, and Operations will be prepared. Audit work done with respect to Charter Schools, and Special Investigations will be performed. Other activities include training, participation on various committees, and responding to requests from District Administration and the Auditor General.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

The Audit Committee reviewed and approved the Audit Plan for transmittal during the Committee's August 13, 2020 meeting. An excerpt of the Committee's meeting with their discussion on this item is attached.

 

The source of funds to perform most of the audit projects will be General Fund budget allocation for the Office of the Chief Auditor. However, testing of the Quality Assurance of the SMART Bond will be the Capital Budget. There is no additional financial impact to the School District.

 

E. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

E-1. Recommendation to Approve the First and Second Amendments to Agreements - 18-015V - Voluntary Supplemental Insurance for School Board Employees (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the First Amendment to Agreements for AFLAC, Combined Insurance Company of America, Texas Life Insurance Company, U.S. Legal, Inc. and Washington National Insurance Company, and the Second Amendment to Agreement for BMG Money, Inc. Contract Term: January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, One (1) Year; User Department: Benefits and Employment Services; Award Amount: None; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): See Continuation of Requested Action.

 

Request For Proposal 18-010V, Voluntary Supplemental Insurance for School Board Employees was awarded to AFLAC, BMG Money, Inc. Texas Life Insurance Company, U.S. Legal Services, Inc. and Washington National Insurance Company on August 22, 2017, Agenda Item††† E-3, and Combined Insurance Company of America on September 26, 2017, Agenda Item E-4.

 

The First and Second Amendments to Agreements have been reviewed and approved as to form and legal content by the Office of the General Counsel.

 

A copy of the RPF documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/RFP_18-010V_VoluntarySupplementalInsurance.pdf

A copy of the Original Executed Documents are available online at:

http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/18-010V_OriginalExecutedDocuments.pdf

 

There is no financial impact to the District. Premiums are paid by benefit-eligible School Board employees who elect to enroll in these plans.

 

E-2. Recommendation to Reject all Proposals - FY21-036 - Avigilon Door Buzzer & Access Control System Compatible Duress Button (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to reject all proposals for the above Request for Proposal (RFP).

 

This recommendation is to reject all proposals received. The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), released RFP on May 18, 2020 through July 16, 2020. The District received five (5) proposals. Pursuant to Section 6.8.3.7 of the RFP, in the best interest of SBBC, the School Board reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received when there is sound documented business reasons that serve the best interest of SBBC. A new solicitation will be issued after the School Board has approved the recommendation to reject all proposals.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

EE. OFFICE OF STRATEGY & OPERATIONS

 

EE-1. Recommendation to Approve Agreement - FY21-153 - Mental Health Screener for Select Students (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation of the above Agreement. Contract Term: Upon execution from all parties through August 31, 2021, one (1) year, with two (2) one (1) year renewal options; User Department: School Counseling & BRACE Advisement; Award Amount: $48,280; Awarded Vendor(s): Terrace Metrics, Inc.; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

Project Background: Terrace Metrics, Inc., (TM) is a system that allows districts to measure studentsí behavioral health status, manage students identified as needing additional resources, and monitor individual and school progress. Using the most robust, empirically supported indicators of behavioral health functioning, the system can be applied to students from grades 3 through 12. These results are linked to an empirically based curriculum, providing school personnel with the knowledge to design, implement, and evaluate prevention and intervention programs across a multi-tiered system of supports.

 

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.

 

The financial impact to the District will be $48,280. The funding source will come from Millage Referendum Funds. The financial impact represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-2. Recommendation to Approve Third Amendments to Agreements - 17-010V - Group Dental Insurance and Group Vision Insurance for School Board Employees. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Third Amendments and Second Renewals for the above-referenced Request for Proposal (RFP) for Aetna Life Insurance Company, CompBenefits Company and CompBenefits Insurance Company, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Contract Renewal Term: January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, One (1) Year; User Department: Benefits and Employment Services; Additional Spending Request: $5,800,000; New Award Amount: $38,200,000; Awarded Vendor(s): See Above; Small/Minority/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): None.

 

RFP 17-010V, Group Dental Insurance and Group Vision Insurance for School Board Employees was awarded to Aetna Life Insurance Company, CompBenefits Company and CompBenefits Insurance Company, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company on July 26, 2016, Agenda Item EE-7. The term of the initial contract period was January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2019, with an option for two (2) one (1) year renewals. This request is to approve the Third Amendments to Agreements and the Second Contract Renewal for the term, as stated in the Requested Action.

 

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

 

A copy of the Original Executed Documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/17 010V_OriginalExecutedDocuments.pdf

A copy of the RFP is available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/RFP_17-010V_GroupDentalInsuranceandVisionInsuranceforSchoolBoardEmployees.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District for 2021 is $5,800,000. The contract award amount was $32,400,000. This request is to increase the spending authority by $5,800,000, bringing the new contract value to $38,200,000. The reduction in both the Dental and Vision Rates for 2021 is projected to yield an approximate annual savings of $188,245 for the District and $700,658 for employees. The funding for this RFP will come from the Fringe Benefits Clearing Account. The financial impact amount represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

EE-3. Recommendation of $500,000 or Greater - FY21-120 - Paper and Plastic Items for Cafeterias (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the recommendation to award the above Invitation to Bid (ITB). Contract Term: October 1, 2020, through November 30, 2021. Thirteen (13) months with an option for two (2) additional one (1) year renewal periods; User Department: Food & Nutrition Services (FNS); Award Amount $1,159,860; Awarded Vendor(s): Eight (8); Small/Women Business Enterprise Vendor(s): H.M.A. of Miami, Inc.

See Supporting Docs for Continuation of Requested Action.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, received nine (9) bids for ITB FY21-120 - Paper and Plastic Items for Cafeterias. FNS purchases various paper and plastic cafeteria items to prepare, serve, and store food.

 

A copy of the bid documents are available online at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/supply/agenda/ITB_FY21-120_PaperandPlasticItemsforCafeterias.pdf

 

The estimated financial impact to the District is $1,159,860. The funding source will come from FNS' operating budget. The financial impact represents an estimated contract value; however, the amount authorized will not exceed the estimated contract award amount.

 

F. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

F-1. Head Start Non-Compliance Corrective Action Plan (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Head Start Non-Compliance Action Plan.

 

The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) was issued a notice of non-compliance for an alleged child abuse incident in February 2020. The Office of Head Start (OHS) provided 120 days for the District to develop and submit an action plan to ensure that there is a process in place for all staff to comply with the Head Start Standards of Conduct and all SBBC and Head Start Policies.

 

There is no financial impact to the District.

 

FF. OFFICE OF ACADEMICS

 

H. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

HH. OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL

 

I. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

I-1. Broward County Public Schools Professional Learning System 2020-2021 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approved the Broward County Schools Professional Learning System 2020 - 2021 and Master Inservice Plan.

 

F.S. 1012.98 requires annual approval of the Master Inservice Plan as part of Broward County Schools Professional Learning System by the School Board of Broward County prior to submission to the Florida Department of Education by October 1st of each year. The Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Master Inservice Plan is included in the Broward County Public Schools Professional Learning System Appendix B and defines the rules consistent with state statutes and State Board of Education Administrative Rules for awarding inservice credit.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

II. OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

J. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

J-1. Recommendation for Renewal - Construction Services Agreements for Continuing Contracts - Construction Manager at Risk Services - Various Contractors - RFQ 17-197C (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the final renewal and one-year extension of the Construction Services Agreement for Continuing Contracts for Construction Manager at Risk Services projects with construction costs from $0 to $1M for those contractors listed in the Executive Summary (Exhibit 1) of this Board Item for the period beginning September 7, 2020 through and including September 6, 2021.

 

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 4, 2019) and in the District's Capital Budget.

 

J-2. Recommendation for Renewal - Construction Services Agreements for Continuing Contracts - Construction Manager at Risk Services - Various Contractors - RFQ 17-196C (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the final renewal and one-year extension of the Construction Services Agreement for Continuing Contracts for Construction Manager at Risk Services projects with construction costs from $1M to $2M for those contractors listed in the Executive Summary (Exhibit 1) of this Board Item for the period beginning September 7, 2020 through and including September 6, 2021.

 

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 4, 2019) and in the District's Capital Budget.

 

JJ. OFFICE OF FACILITIES & CONSTRUCTION

 

K. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

KK. OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

L. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

L-1. Interlocal Agreement Related to School Impact Fee Monies (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Interlocal Agreement Related to School Impact Fee Monies between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) and the Board of County Commissioners, Broward County (BCC).

 

In the Fall of 1982, SBBC and the BCC, entered into the Agreement between Broward County and The School Board of Broward County, Florida, relating to Educational Impact Fee Monies (Initial Agreement).

 

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 School Board will be transmitted to Broward County for BCC's formal action.

 

There is no financial impact to the School District.

 

L-2. Reciprocal Use Agreement between The School Board of Broward County, Florida and the City of Oakland Park (Supporting Docs)

 

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

 

The current Reciprocal Use Agreement (RUA) between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) and the City of Oakland Park was entered into on September 27, 2015. The Agreement is scheduled to expire on September 26, 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.

 

L-3. Temporary Rate Increase to the Cost of Operating Before & After School Child Care (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the temporary rate increase for Before & After School Child Care programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The request is for School Board Operated as well as Private Providers under RFP FY20-007, from $2.65 per hour to $3.50 per hour.

 

The current rate for Before & After School Child Care program is $2.65 per hour. When group sizes were determined by space capacity, the number of students per group will increase the coverage cost for staff. Otherwise, when the group size is smaller the number of staff needed increases.

 

Working with the budget office, members of the childcare committee, and community partners the amount charged to stay fiscally sound is $3.50 per hour. Private providers of childcare under RFP FY20-007 may charge 20% more bringing their cost to $4.20 per hour for families.

 

There is no financial impact to the District. The Before & After School Child Care programs are fee based not part of the District's general fund.

 

LL. OFFICE OF PORTFOLIO SERVICES

 

LL-1. Premium Services Agreements Approval - 1 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Premium Services Agreements between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), and the indicated charter governing boards.

 

Pursuant to Section 1002.33(20)(b), F.S., Venture Design, under the leadership of the Innovative Programs Design/Support Department, has negotiated the terms of these Premium Services Agreements for fee-supported services to charter schools. The attached Agreements delineate the negotiated terms and the structure and components that comprise the services purchased by the listed governing boards. Copies of the supporting documents are available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda.

 

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

 

The estimated positive revenue to the District for these 2020-2021 Premium Services Agreements will be based on the actual number of services requested and delivered to the pertinent charter schools.

 

LL-2. Premium Services Agreements Approval - 2 (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the Premium Services Agreements between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC), and the indicated charter governing boards.

 

Pursuant to Section 1002.33(20)(b), F.S., Venture Design, under the leadership of the Innovative Programs Design/Support Department, has negotiated the terms of these Premium Services Agreements for fee-supported services to charter schools. The attached Agreements delineate the negotiated terms and the structure and components that comprise the services purchased by the listed governing boards. Copies of the supporting documents are available online via the Broward County Public Schools eAgenda.

 

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

 

The estimated positive revenue to the District for these 2020-2021 Premium Services Agreements will be based on the actual number of services requested and delivered to the pertinent charter schools.

 

LL-3. Concession Agreement with the City of Coral Springs for Food and Beverage Service at The Sportsplex (Supporting Docs)

 

REVISED

 

Approve the Concession Agreement with the City of Coral Springs for Food and Beverage Service at The Sportsplex.

 

Since 2005, Coral Glades Gables High School (School) and the City of Coral Springs have been partners in utilizing Sportsplex Park during school hours and for athletic events after school.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

It is anticipated that there would be a positive financial impact to Broward County Public Schools, however, the specific financial amount is unknown at this time.

 

LL-4. Renewal of License Agreement for an Additional Three (3) Years with the Children's Bereavement Center, Inc. (Supporting Docs)

 

Approve the renewal of the License Agreement Between The School Board of Broward County, Florida (SBBC) and the Children's Bereavement Center, Inc., (CBC, Inc.) for an additional three (3) years, consistent with the provisions of Section 2.15 "Renewal Option" of the License Agreement.

 

On October 16, 2018, SBBC approved and entered into a License Agreement with the CBC, Inc., which licenses CBC, Inc. to utilize nine (9) classrooms and the cafeteria at Heron Heights Elementary School, to provide bereavement support to benefit students enrolled in Broward County Public Schools, faculty, staff and the surrounding community.

 

See Supporting Docs for continuation of Summary Explanation and Background.

 

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

 

There is no direct financial impact to the SBBC. However, the CBC, Inc. will be required to pay its proportionate share of operating expenses as called for in the License Agreement for use of the cited spaces at Heron Heights Elementary School.

 

ATTORNEY CLIENT SESSION(S)

 

The below Attorney Client Session has been canceled.

 

The General Counsel's Office has requested an attorney-client session for this School Board meeting.† The private session has been scheduled for 12:30 p.m. to discuss settlement negotiations and/or strategy relative to the following pending litigation:

 

(1) A.A., a minor, by and through his Parents and natural guardians, Mattias Adar and Miriam Adar vs. School Board of Broward County, Florida, Case No.: CACE-19-024747 (03); (2) M.L., a minor, by and through her Mother and natural guardian, Gisela Lopez vs. School Board of Broward County, Florida, Case No.: CACE-19-024750 (12); and (3) M.S., a minor, by and through his Parents and natural guardians, Jason Segelbaum and Lauren Segelbaum vs. School Board of Broward County, Florida, Case No.: CACE-19-024276 (09), each pending before the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida.† The following persons will attend this attorney-client session: School Board Members 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; Anastasia Protopapadakis, 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.