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


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Call to Order

  1. Convene: 5:06 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem were led by: Boynton Beach High School Chorus Student

Opening Remarks

  1. Mr. Graham welcomed everyone and thanked staff for their assistance with proctoring F-CAT.

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. CLS1-2007-2008 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ADOPTIONS AND PROGRAM BUDGET
2. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC3-Cooperative Agreement with SP Behavioral, LLC, DBA Sandy Pines
  2. AC4-SpringBoard Subscription Agreement Amendment 1
3. Grants
  1. G1-Amendment to Entitlement Grant with the Florida Department of Children and Families - Refugee Pro
  2. G2-Bank of America Finding Fluency Grant
4. Transportation
  1. T1 Consider Transfer of Surplus Bus to Charter School
  2. T2 Consider Disposal of Salvage and Surplus Vehicles

  3. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board authorize the disposal of salvage and surplus vehicles.-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

5. Personnel
  1. PD1-Out-of-Field Teachers Survey 3 Second Semester
6. Planning
  1. PL1 - Boynton - Lyons Plat approval which includes new elementary school 03Z site.
  2. PL2 - Interlocal Agreement between the Town of Jupiter and the School Board of Palm Beach County for
7. Program Management
  1. Project Modification Chart FYI Informational Chart ONLY
  2. PM1 Northboro Elementary Educational Specification
  3. PM2 Liberty Park Elementary Project Modifications
  4. PM3 Suncoast High Project Modifications
  5. PM4 Watson B. Duncan Elementary Project Modifications
  6. PM5 Timber Trace Elementary Project Modifications
  7. PM7 Santaluces High Project Modification and Final
8. Real Estate
  1. RE1 - 06-D Elementary School
9. Purchasing
  1. P1 Approve renewal for 03C-005FJZ RFP for Relocatable Modular Classroom and
  2. P2 Approve renewal for 04C-011B RFP for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External De
  3. P3 Approve amendment #1 to contract with Sysco Food Services of Southeast Florida
10. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP-1 AE Agreement for Roosevelt Middle School Addition
  2. CP-2 GMP Amendment for Lake Worth MS Classroom Addition
  3. CP-4 CM Agreement for FHESC Exterior Window and Door Replacement
  4. CP-5 New and Renewal of Prequalifications
11. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments January 2007

Presentations

  1. Foreign Language Week

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board of Palm Beach County adopt the proclamation recognizing March 5 - 11, 2007 as Foreign Language Week.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bob Kanjian
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  3. Parent University
  4. Women's History Month

  5. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board adopt the Resolution recognizing March, 2007 as Women's History Month.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Bob Kanjian
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. Student Government Representative

  2. Minutes: Next County Council Meeting is in the morning; Habitat for Humanity Update; State Convention is coming up and invitations are being given to all Board Members.

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Elected Officials: None
  2. Delegations: None
  3. Agenda Item Speakers: 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: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      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: None
  2. Construction Oversight and Review Committee Report (CORC): None

  3. Minutes: Mr. Simon presented the following CORC report from March 15, 2007, Committee Meeting: Heard a report on the Program Management Utilities Workshop meeting with the Palm Beach County Water Utilities, South Florida Water Management and Lake Worth Drainage and felt that it was an excellent attempt to improve communication so as to solve problems before they occur; reviewed and approved by consent several items and individually discussed and stated issues with several other items on the agenda.

  4. Finance Committee Report:

  5. Minutes: Mr. Graham announced that there will be a Finance Committee Meeting this Friday morning at 8:00 a.m.

  6. Superintendent's Report:

  7. Minutes: The Superintendent presented his report providing an update on the following issues: F-CAT; success of Technology Conference with 2,300 participants; Charter School Alliance inservice; African American History Museum at the District Office; attended groundbreaking of Scripps in Jupiter; safety is a main concern with graduation coming; scarace resources and raises; Pay for Performance and Career Education discussion in Tallahassee.

Unfinished Business

  1. None

Policy review

  1. None

Legal Review

  1. None

Expulsions

  1. None

New Business
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CLS2-A Business-Community (ABC) School Program

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the appointment of an ABC evaluation committee under Florida Statutes, Section 1013.721 and authorize the Superintendent or designee to sign all documents and contracts related to this requirement.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Nay
      Monroe Benaim-Nay
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Nay
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

2. Personnel
  1. PD2-Personnel Agenda

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

  3. PD3-Personnel Agenda Addendum

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Personnel Agenda Addendum as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Not Present
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

3. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC1-MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE-CIRCUIT FIFTEEN PROBATION AND
  2. AC2-Cooperative Agreement with Workforce, Alliance, Inc.

  3. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Cooperative Agreement with Workforce Alliance, Inc., effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010, and authorize the Superintendent or designee to sign all documents and amendments related to this agreement.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Aye

  4. AC5-Lease Space for Adult and Community Education

  5. Motions:
    I recommend that the Board approve a  Lease Agreement with the Tiburon Corporation for leased space at Cedar Square, 2112 S. Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Palm Springs, Florida for use by the Adult and Community Education program and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to sign all necessary documents.-0

    Include that this agreement be subject to a satisfactory inspection by the School District's Environmental Control Office and in the event that any issues are found they will be corrected prior to the Lease Agreement taking effect.-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

    The main motion as amended was unanimously approved.-0

4. Program Management
  1. PM6 BAK Middle School of the Arts Project Modifications

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board ratify Project Modifications in the amount of $278,622.00 for BAK Middle School of the Arts, Auditorium Project #2511-8272, and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Nay

5. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Consultant Contract for Institute for School Innovation

  2. Motions:
    I recommend award of the Consultant contract with Institute for School Innovation for $26,700 effective March 22, 2007 through June 30, 2007 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Nay

  3. CC2 Consultant Contract for American Program Bureau

  4. Motions:
    I recommend award of the Consultant contract with American Program Bureau for $12,500 April 19, 2007 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Nay

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Time Certain 8:00 p.m. OR Conclusion of the Business Meeting

  2. Minutes: The following non-agenda speakers addressed the Board: Diane Hanfmann; Debra LeBlanc-Isaacs; Debbie Ellman; Helen Broad; Jan Porter.

Board Discussion Item

  1. Poetry Club - Robinson

  2. Minutes: Dr. Robinson announced the success of the Poetry Slam event held last weekend at Dreyfoos and suggested expanding the program to all of Palm Beach County.

Adjourn

  1. Time: 7:00 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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