E-Agenda: Paperless Meeting System
Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2007


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Call to Order

  1. Convene: 5:01 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance were led by: Equestrian Trails Students

Opening Remarks

  1. Mr. Graham made opening remarks and welcomed everyone.

Approve Board Minutes

  1. None

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

  1. None

Consent Agenda Items
1. Agreements/Contracts

  1. AC1-12th Amendment to the Agreement with the Health Care District
  2. AC2-Agreement with Discover Palm Beach County, Inc.
  3. AC3-FY2007 Graduation Agreements with PBC Convention Center & the Kravis Center
  4. AC6- Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with C.L.A.S.S. of Palm Beach County, Inc.
2. Personnel
  1. PD1 Personnel Agenda
3. Program Management
  1. Project Modification Chart FYI Informational Chart ONLY
  2. PM2 Educational Specification for Whispering Pines
  3. PM3 Belvedere Bus Compound Ancillary Specification
  4. PM4 Project Modifications for Atlantic High
  5. PM5 Project Modifications for Palm Beach Lakes High
4. Real Estate
  1. RE1- Approve Amendment No. 3 Interlocal Agreement Seacrest Campus.
5. Purchasing
  1. P1 Approve agreement with Follett Software Company
  2. P2 Approve agreement with Motorola Security Systems
  3. P3 Approve Amendment to Agreement with Nextel South Corp
  4. P4 Interlocal Agreement for Reciprocity of Certification of Small and MWBE
6. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP-1 Architectural Design Services Agreement for Jupiter Farms Area MS 03-NN
  2. CP-3 Amend the CM Agreement for Boynton Beach High Academy
  3. CP-4 Reassignment of CM Agreement for Pahokee High School Stadium
  4. CP-5 Construction Management at Risk Agreement for H.L. Johnson ES
  5. CP-6 Construction Management at Risk Agreement for Wellington ES Addition
  6. CP-7 Amend the CM Agreement for Westward ES Modernization/Replacement
  7. CP-8 Renewal of Continuing Contract for Civil Engineering
7. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Consultant Contract for Counseling and Educational Consulting, Inc.
  2. CC2 Consultant Contract for American Red Cross
  3. CC3 Consultant Contract for Ronald Hughes
  4. CC4 Amendment for New Dimensions Technology Corp.
  5. CC5 Amendment for Susan Knight
  6. CC6 Consultant Contract for Teachscape Inc.
8. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments December 2006
9. Financial Management
  1. FM1 KPMG Management Letter for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2006
  2. FM2 The Palm Beach County School Internal Accounts Signature Authorization
10. Insurance
  1. IN1 Workers' Compensation /BL 116477

Presentations

  1. Black History Month
  2. Career and Technical Education Month

  3. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board adopt the Proclamation recognizing February 1 - 28, 2007, as Career and Technical Education Month in Palm Beach County and urge all citizens to become familiar with the services and benefits offered by the Career and Technical Education programs in this community and to support and participate in these programs to enhance their individual work skills and productivity.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Monroe Benaim
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  4. Asthma Friendly Schools
  5. Kaleidoscope 2007 Winners

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. Sara Alencar from Boca Raton High School

  2. Minutes: The following events from the last month were reported: Habitat for Humanity; District Rally at Seminole Ridge High School; State Convention coming up.

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Elected Officials: Commissioner Ike Robinson and Commissioner Jon Levinson
  2. Delegations:
  3. Agenda Item Speakers: Tim Morse and Gary Mitten

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Consent Agenda

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

Committee Report

  1. Audit Committee Report

  2. Minutes: Cindy Adair reviewed the following items fromn the last Audit Committee Meeting: Boynton Beach High School audit and corrective action plans; Charter School Audit Report findings; KPMG Management Report findings; and ERP update.

  3. Construction Oversight and Review Committee (CORC) Report

  4. Minutes: David Porter presented the following report from the last CORC meeting: Dr. Benaim needs to appoint a new committee member; reviewed eight projects on the agenda this evening and provided a summary of the comments; and update from staff regarding how architects and contractors communicate with the community and how this will be reflected in their contracts.

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

  7. Minutes: Dr. Johnson announced F-CAT begins next Monday and will last for two weeks; thanked Debra Rainge and her staff for African American Month efforts; thanked Mary Vreeland for her hard work with the Choice Program; thanked Fred Barch for planning the Board's visit to Pine Jog; thanked Nat Harrington and Anna Meehan for their efforts with Kaleidoscope; update on STAR program.

Unfinished Business

  1. None

Policy review

  1. None

Legal Review

  1. None

Expulsions

  1. None

New Business
1. Agreements/Contracts

  1. AC4-Agreement between the Palm Beach County School District and Florida Atlantic University

  2. Motions:
    I reccommend approval of the Agreement for Accelerated Induction into Teaching (AIT) Program between the School District of Palm Beach County and Florida Atlantic University effective February 22, 2007.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Bob Kanjian
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  3. AC5-Agreement with the Urban League of Palm Beach County, Inc., for the Weekday Warriors Program

  4. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the agreement with the Urban League of Palm Beach, Inc., in the amount of $24,000 for implementation of the Weekday Warriors Program effective December 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

2. Program Management
  1. PM1 Educational Specification for Seminole Trails

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational Specification for the addition to Seminole Trails Elementary.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Not Present
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

3. Real Estate
  1. RE-2 Approve Amendment No. 4 Purchase/Sale and Exchange-G.L. Homes

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Fourth Amendment to the Agreement for Purchase, Sale, and Exchange between GL Homes of Florida II Corporation and the School Board of Palm Beach County involving the existing Hagen Road Elementary School site; and authorize the Chairman and the Superintendent to sign all necessary documents.  -PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

4. Purchasing
  1. P5 WAN Fiber-Optic Interlocal Agreement

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Fiber-Optic Interlocal agrrement between the School District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County government.  -PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

5. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP-2 Architectural Design Services Agreement for School Food Service Build-Out Project

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve an Agreement for Architectural Design Services with Brown & Brown Architects in the amount of $382,288 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents for the School Food Service Build-Out Project No. 9150-8362.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Time Certain (8:00 p.m. or Upon Completion of the Board Meeting)

  2. Minutes: The following non-agenda speakers addressed the Board: Phyllis Musumeci; Christin Nagy; Darlene Foster.

Board Discussion Item

  1. Bicycle Safety Training - Richmond

  2. Minutes: Dr. Richmond discussed the Bicycle Safety Program with the Sheriff's Department and that the District's Physical Education teachers are teaching these techniques in our schools. Dr. Richmond stressed the need to continue to support this program.

    Mr. Graham and Dr. Richmond encouraged the Board to participate in the bicycle safety program as well. Mrs. Burdick thanked the Sheriff for supporting this program and for the partnership with the Sheriff's Department.

  3. Board Committee Assignments Addendum - Graham

  4. Minutes: Mr. Graham stated the Juvenile Justice Committee and the School Health Advisory Council Committee need a Board appointee.

    Dr. Benaim, who is currently serving on the Health Advisory Council, stated he would be happy to continue to serve and Mrs. Burdick volunteered to serve on the Juvenile Justic Committee.

    Dr. Robinson stated she turned over the Education Commission to Mr. Kanjian.

Adjourn

  1. Time: 7:25 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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