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Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2006


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Call to Order

  1. Convene: 5:00 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem - Lianna Llewellyn of Bak Middle School of the Arts

Opening Remarks

  1. Opening remarks were made by Chairman Graham.

Approve Board Minutes

  1. None

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

  1. None

Consent Agenda Items
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CLS1-Palm Beach Gardens High School Traveling Gators Educational Field Trip to Ireland and England
  2. CLS2-Independence Middle School's Educational Field Trip to Costa Rica
  3. CLS3-Consider Approval of the Boca Raton High STEM Academy students to travel to Costa Rica.
  4. CLS4-Consider Travel of the Don Estridge HTMS Advanced Band Students to Honolulu, Hawaii to perform.
  5. CLS5-District Accreditation (SACS CASI)
  6. CLS6-Confirming Cooperative Agreement with Carlton Palms Educational Center
  7. CLS7--Educational trip for Roosevelt Community Middle School Travel Club students to travel to Paris
  8. CLS8-Amendment to Cooperative Agreement with Tequesta HMA Inc., DBA Sandy Pines
2. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC2-Affiliation Agreements with Participating Healthcare Agencies
  2. AC3-National Academy Foundation Year of Planning Service Agreement
  3. AC4-Memorandum of Agreement with Prevention Partnerships for Children (PPS)
3. Grants
  1. G1-Community Foundation Efficacy in the Community Campaign Grant
  2. G2-Consider Approval of Affiliate Status Between South Grade Elem School and the Lucy Caulkins Write
4. Transportation
  1. T1 Consider Disposal of Salvage and Surplus Vehicles
  2. T2 Contracted Individual Transportation
5. Personnel
  1. PD3 Out-of-Field Teachers' Survey 2 (First Semester)
6. Planning
  1. PL1 School Concurrency Interlocal Agreement Second Amendment
7. Program Management
  1. Project Modification Chart – FYI Informational Chart ONLY
  2. PM1 Project Modifications for Palm Beach Lakes High
  3. PM2 Project Modifications for Westward Elementary
  4. PM3 Project Modifications for Royal Palm
  5. PM4 Project Modifications for Bear Lakes Middle
  6. PM5 Project Modifications for Crystal Lakes Elementary
  7. PM6 Project Modifications for Sandpiper Shores Elementary
8. Real Estate
  1. RE-1 06-D Elementary
  2. RE-2 06-D Elementary
  3. RE-5 Approve Interlocal Agreement/City of Boynton Beach
9. Purchasing
  1. P1 Somat Kitchen Equipment Repairs
  2. P2 Agreement Between Palm Tran and the School Board of Palm Beach County for Student
  3. P3 Renewal of RFP 04C-003B for Employee Assistance Program
  4. P4 Extension of RFP 05C-003JZ for the Installation and Disconnection of Portable Classrooms
10. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP1-Agreement for CM at Risk Services for C.O. Taylor/Kirklane ES Modernization
  2. CP2-Agreement for CM at Risk Services for Forest Park ES Modernization
  3. CP4-New and Renewal of Prequalifications
11. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Amendment for the Law Firm of Fish & Richardson
  2. CC2 Amendment for EBS Healthcare
  3. CC3 Consultant Contract for The Beacon Group, Inc.
  4. CC4 Consultant Contract for Lizanette Goitia
  5. CC5 Consultant Contract for Drew Tucker
  6. CC6 Consultant Contract for Carlton Newton
  7. CC7 Consultant Contract for PlayImage, Inc.
  8. CC8 Consultant Contract for Judith Kurzawski
  9. CC9 Consultant Contract for Lori Harbaruk
  10. CC10 Consultant Contract for Greg Brigman d/b/a Atlantic Education Consultants
12. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments - September 2006
13. Financial Management
  1. FM1 The Palm Beach County School Internal Accounts Signature Authorization
14. Insurance
  1. IN1 Workers' Compensation /JP 115126

Presentations

  1. Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization Buddy Walk
  2. Schools Win Excellence In Construction Awards
  3. Red Ribbon Week
  4. United Healthcare
  5. Childrens Book Week

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Proclamation declaring November 13 - 18, 2006 as Children's Book Week.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  7. School Psychology Week

  8. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Proclamation declaring November 6 - 10, 2006 as School Psychology Week.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  9. Florida Association For Staff Development Awards
  10. Community Education Day

  11. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Proclamation declaring Friday, December 8, 2006 as Community Education Day and encourage everyone to consider the ability of community education programs to inspire, motivate, and accomplish a vision that builds better communities for our future that has no limits or boundaries and utilizes public school resources.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  12. Hashna Manorah-State Reading Challenge Winner

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. Student Government Report from last meeting:

  2. Minutes: Dominique Howard summarized events from the last Student Government Meeting: Jupiter High School presented a Resolution regarding Honors Credit; thanked Dr. Johnson for attending the last meeting; Update regarding Crime Stoppers, Feed the Homeless, and Habitat for Humanity events.

    Dr. Robinson suggested putting the item regarding Honors Credit for Student Government on the agenda under Board Discussion this evening.

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Elected Officials: None
  2. Delegations: Theo Harris
  3. Agenda Speakers:

  4. Minutes: Gary Mitten; Tracy Riso; Anna Riso; Carlos Berrocal; Wendy Harrison; Phyllis Svane; Todd Woodraska.

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Consent Agenda

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Consent Agenda as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

Committee Report

  1. Audit Committee Report:

  2. Minutes: Cindy Adair and Mr. Chiu outlined issues from the last Audit Committee Report: Fund Raising audits, Principal training, KPMG Report should be in within the month, update from Mike Guay regarding PeopleSoft issues, Charter School Audit review.

  3. Construction Oversight and Review Committee (CORC):

  4. Minutes: Lou Doctor presented the CORC report from the last meeting: Membership is full; Chair and Vice Chair of Committee will occur in January; review of all Program Management, Real Estate and Purchasing/Construction items; review by a sub-committee regarding Architecture/Purchasing Selection Process; placement of advertising signs on fenced in school property and the possibility for damage and liabilityy will be discussed at the next meeting; next meeting will be December 7, 2006.

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

  7. Minutes: The Superintendent presented his report on the following issues: To date he has visited half of the schools in Palm Beach County, Explained wrap around teams, Safety is being maintained at all schools, student reduction next year and budget implications, Darron Davis and Human Resources Department has held the first non-instructional job fair, update from speakers at the last Board Meeting, introduction of Ms. Maloney new Principal at Plumosa Elementary School.

Unfinished Business

  1. None

Policy review

  1. None

Legal Review

  1. LR1 Adopt Annual Board Member Salaries Under Fla. Stat. §1001.395

  2. Motions:
    Board Chair: “As Chair of the Board, I recommend that the Board adopt the annual salary for its members, as required by Fla. Stat. §1001.395.  Consistent with the recommendation of the Florida School Boards Association, the members’ annual salary should be $40,887.  This salary will be in effect from November 21, 2006, through November 19, 2007, as required by law.”-0

    Amended Motion by Dr. Robinson to freeze salaries at last year's level died for lack of a second.-0

    Board Chair: “As Chair of the Board, I recommend that the Board adopt the annual salary for its members, as required by Fla. Stat. §1001.395.  Consistent with the recommendation of the Florida School Boards Association, the members’ annual salary should be $40,887.  This salary will be in effect from November 21, 2006, through November 19, 2007, as required by law.”-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion:
      Second:
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Nay
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Nay

Expulsions

  1. None

New Business
1. Personnel

  1. PD1-Personnel Agenda

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the personnel agenda as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  3. PD2 Personnel Addendum

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Personnel Addendum as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

2. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC1-Tenth Amendment with the Health Care District of Palm Beach County

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Tenth Amendment to the contract with the Health Care District of Palm Beach County for the provision of basic school health services.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

3. Real Estate
  1. RE-3 Addison Mizner Elementary

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved property containing 9,027sf, more or less, Boca Raton, Florida, which property is contiguous to the Addison Mizner Elementary School campus as herein described; approve a resolution declaring structure(s) located on the property to be acquired by the School Board to be unnecessary for Educational purposes, surplus and without commercial value; and authorize the Superintendent and Chairman to sign all necessary documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  3. RE-4 Wynnebrook Elementary

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved parcel of land containing 0.20 acres, more or less, located  adjacent to Wynnebrook Elementary as herein described; approve a resolution declaring structure(s) located on the property to be acquired by the School Board to be unnecessary for Educational purposes, surplus and without commercial value; and authorize the Superintendent and Chairman to sign all necessary documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

4. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP3 Amend the CM Agreement for Old Jupiter Classroom Addition

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve an Amendment to the Construction Management at Risk Agreement to establish the Final Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for construction in the amount of $6,427,542. to Hedrick Bros. Construction Company, Inc. for Old Jupiter ES CSR Addition, Project No. 0071-8389 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Nay
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Time Certain 8:00 p.m. or Completion of the Meeting (Whichever occurs first):

  2. Minutes: Curtis Sherrod and Handy Rawles

Board Discussion Item

  1. Workforce Housing Collaboration - Graham

  2. Minutes: Mr. Graham provided a workforce housing update and requested a Special Meeting to vote on this item.

    Dr. Johnson stated that this is an item for vote on December 6th.

    Mr. Kanjian suggested the Board send a letter to the County Commission requesting the ordinance state that these houses are for our teachers.

    Board Members agree there is a need to explore all issues and schedule a "housing brainstorm" for January.

    Mrs. Burdick requested legal draft a letter regarding the limitations for the School District with regard to this issue.

    Dr. Robinson requested staff check with Miami/Dade and other districts in the state regarding how they are addressing their housing issues.



  3. Election Days - Robinson

  4. Minutes: Dr. Robinson questioned whether or not there should be school on election days with regard to safety issues. Maybe future calendars should reflect election days as planning days.

    Mr. Kanjian agreed that safety is a concern and encouraged parents to bring their children with them to vote for educational purposes.

    Dr. Richmond also questioned if having voters at schools on election day is violating any laws. Dr. Richmond also agreed that major elections should be planned around.

    Mrs. Burdick suggested that Principals should not hold Open House on election days.

    Dr. Robinson thanked Dr. Johnson for the phone calls to parents reminding them to vote.

  5. Ruby Payne, Ph.D. - Robinson

  6. Minutes: Dr. Robinson requested that each administrator has a copy of Ruby Payne's book as it would help explain the disparity in our disciplinary actions.

  7. Composition of the Finance Committee - Robinson

  8. Minutes: Dr. Robinson questioned the composition of the Finance Committee as well as the Charter of the Finance Committee.

    Mr. Moore responded that the Board appoints representatives to this committee.

    Dr. Robinson stated that she feels several of the members currently on the committee have served for several years and possibly the membership should be reviewed.

  9. Honors Credit for Student Government Service - Robinson

  10. Minutes: Dr. Robinson requested a Resolution be created and sent to the State to have honors credit be given for Student Government Service.

    Dr. Johnson stated that the District could commission the state to accomplish this task.

    Mr. Graham suggested this topic be scheduled later in the day on a workshop day the beginning of 2007 so that Student Representatives could attend.

Adjourn

  1. Time: 7:05 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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