E-Agenda: Paperless Meeting System
Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2005


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Call to Order

  1. 5:05 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Lauretta Innocent from Boynton Beach High School led the Pledge to the Flag and the National Anthem.

Opening Remarks

  1. Board Chiarman Tom Lynch

  2. Minutes: Mr. Lynch thanked the following groups for their work with the School District of Palm Beach County kids: Children's Services Council; Washington Mutual and Tenet Healthcare.

Approve Board Minutes

  1. Minutes

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Minutes as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Monroe Benaim
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

(Disclosures by Board Members - Chairman: Do any board members have disclosures to make?)

  1. None

Consent Agenda Items
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CL2 Pre-Kindergarten Summer Enrichment Programs with Prevention Partnerships for Children, Inc.
  2. CL3 2005-2006 Instructional Materials Adoptions and Program Budget
  3. CL4 Adult Education and Family Literacy Community Technology Contract
  4. CL5 Adult Education and Family Literacy Front Porch Contract
  5. CL6 University of South Florida Louis De La Parte Mental Health Institute
  6. CL7 Exceptional Student Education Individual Student Confirming Cooperative Agreement with Tequesta
2. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC2 Agreement with Children's Services Council
  2. AC3 Affiliation Agreements with participating Healthcare Agencies
  3. AC4 Articulation Agreement with Keiser College
3. Grants
  1. G1 Washington Mutual Donation
4. Personnel
  1. PD1 Out-Of-Field Teachers Survey 3 Second Semester
  2. PD3 Personnel Agenda
5. Program Management
  1. PM3 Educational Specification for Citrus Cove
  2. PM4 Educational Specification for Okeeheelee Middle
  3. PM7 Project Modifications for Boca Raton High
  4. PM10 Project Modifications for Spanish River High
  5. PM11 Project Modifications for Atlantic Community High
  6. PM12 Reduction of Retainage for Conniston Community Middle
  7. PM13 Reduction of Retainage for H.L. Watkins Middle
6. Real Estate
  1. RE1 Purchase Contract For Property Adjacent to Highland Elem.
  2. RE2 Approve Lease Agreement With St. Mary’s Orthodox Church
7. Purchasing
  1. P1 Contract for SymPro Treasury Management Software
  2. P2 RFP 03C-008B for Applicant and Employee Health Screening
  3. P3 Maintenance Service of SimplexGrinnell Fire Alarm Systems
  4. P4 Maintenance Service of Siemens Fire Alarm Systems
8. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP2 Contract for Civil Engineering Consultants Service
  2. CP5 Pre-Qualify Vendors for Construction Bidding Opportunities
9. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Consultant Contract for Assessment Training Institute Inc
  2. CC2 Consultant Contract for Education Development Center Inc
  3. CC3 Consultant Contract for Glass Productions Incorporated
  4. CC4 Consultant Contract for Mangco Inc
  5. CC5 Consultant Contract for Prime Time Palm Beach County Inc
10. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments – January 2005
11. Financial Management
  1. FM3 Interim Financials for the seven months ended Jan. 31, 2005
12. Insurance
  1. In1 Workers' Compensation Settlement/MV

Presentations

  1. Tenet Healthcare Foundation's Donation of Automatic Electronic Defibrilators
  2. Arts Education Week

  3. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board adopt the Proclamation recognizing April 11-17, 2005 as Arts Education Week.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  4. Women's History Month
  5. Suncoast High School Band
  6. Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson & Palm Beach International Film Festival

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. None

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Delegations - Teri Harmon
  2. Agenda Item Speakers -

  3. Minutes: Tracy Gordon; Zandel Gordon; Dashia Thomas; Jay Moylan

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Consent Agenda Approval

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Consent Agenda with the exception of the items pulled for discussion.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Monroe Benaim
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

Committee Report

  1. Audit Committee - Cindy Adair

  2. Minutes: Board Members agreed to give concensus of the Audit Committee's Recommendation with governance of Charter Schools especially with regard to conflict of interest. Dr. Johnson stated that this will be on the next Special Meeting for a vote so that this gets added to the Legislative Agenda.

    Dr. Johnson suggested conceptual approval by the Board to activate the necessary lobbying.


    The Board Members agreed by concensus to support this initiative.


  3. Construction Oversight & Review Committee

  4. Minutes: Lou Doctor presented a report from the last CORC Meeting as outlined in the Board Report (included).

  5. Finance Committee - None
  6. Superintendent's Report

  7. Minutes: Dr. Johnson reported on events he has attended during the last month.

Unfinished Business

  1. UB1 Retainage and Final for Pleasant City

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve Reduction of Retainage from 1% to 0%, approve Final Payment and ratify Final Acceptance for Pleasant City Elementary School, Design/Build Project, and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Not Present
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  3. UB2 Alternative Education - ACS Contract

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Contract with ACS State and Local Solutions Inc..-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Monroe Benaim
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  5. UB3 Alternative Education - WHLS Contract

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Contract with WHLS as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Monroe Benaim
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

Policy review

  1. None

Legal Review

  1. None

Expulsions

  1. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-015
  2. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-026
  3. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-070
  4. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-081
  5. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-085
  6. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-087
  7. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-088
  8. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-090
  9. Expulsion of Student 04/05-X-062

New Business
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CL1 WILLIAM T. DWYER HIGH SCHOOL’S CONCERT BAND AND AUXILARY FIELD TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS
2. Charter Schools
  1. CS1 Third Amendment to the Charter for Western Academy

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Third Amendment to the Charter for Western Academy Charter School effective March 16, 2005.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  3. CS2 Approval of Charter School Application

  4. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the application for Biotech Learning Charter School, Inc., effective March  17,  2005.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Nay
      Mark Hansen-Aye

3. Personnel
  1. PD4 Approval of Final Order re: Frederick Ellis

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Final Order for School Board of Palm Beach County v. Frederick Ellis, a copy of which is attached hereto, and authorize the execution of all related documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  3. PD5 - Personnel Addendum

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the Personnel Addendum as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

4. Program Management
  1. PM1 Educational Specification for Boca Raton High

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational Specification for the modification and new construction to Boca Raton High School, and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  3. PM2 Educational Specification for Glades Central High

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational specification for the Academy Programs modification of Glades Central High School and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  5. PM6 Educational Specification for Elementary School 03-X

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational Specification for construction of the new Elementary School 03-X (Palm Beach Gardens Area), and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  7. PM8 Project Modifications for Congress Middle

  8. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve Project Modifications in the amount of $26,220.00 for Congress Middle School, Modernization Project, and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  9. PM9 Project Modifications for John I Leonard

  10. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve Project Modifications in the amount of $19,340.00 for John I. Leonard High School, Modernization Project, and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

5. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP1 Approval of Architectural Consultant Agreement with Zyscovich, Inc. for Village Academy Addition

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the award of an Architectural Consultant Agreement with Zyscovich, Inc. in the amount of $1,045,000. and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents for Village Academy Addition, Project No. 2811-8271.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Nay
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  3. CP3 Contract for the District Wide Roof Evaluation & Replacement Program

  4. Motions:
    I recommend renewal of a Continuing Contract to Mactec Engineering and Consulting, Inc. to manage a district wide roof evaluation & replacement program, Project No:  9102-8911 from March 11, 2005 through March 10, 2006 for a second term.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

  5. CP4 Terminate the Contract to Preventative Maintenance Support Services, Inc.

  6. Motions:
    Motion to postpone for thirty days.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

6. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC6 Consultant Contract for Robert E Litt

  2. Motions:
    I recommend award of the consultant contract with Robert E. Litt and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

7. Financial Management
  1. FM1 Disposition of Tangible Personal Property

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board remove from active status all records associated with tangible personal property that were reported stolen, not located or had no residual utility or commercial value and reinstate items previously reported missing or stolen.  These items have been submitted to the Audit Committee for their review prior to submission to the Board.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Speakers -

  2. Minutes: Sue Davis Killian; Gail Moreno

Board Discussion Item

  1. Monday vs. Wednesday Workshops - Lynch

  2. Minutes: Mr. Lynch stated that this issue has been addressed and all meetings will be on Wednesdays.

  3. Security Measures on School Campuses - Robinson (WITHDRAWN)

Adjourn

  1. 7:40 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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