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Meeting Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2007


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Call to Order

  1. Convene: 5:07 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Pledge Allegiance to the Flag and National Anthem were led by: Lake Worth High School graduates

Opening Remarks

  1. Mr. Graham requested a moment of silence for Art Kohbacker who recently passed away.

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-Project Lead The Way, Inc., Lease Agreement
  2. AC3-Approval of Cornerstone Agreement
  3. AC4-Cooperative Agreement with Seminole County Public Schools
2. Grants
  1. G1-Grant Application for Continuation of the Multiagency Network for Students with Severe Emotional
  2. G2-Amendment #002 to Entitlement Grant Contract LK702 with the FL Dept. of Children and Families - R
  3. G3-2007-2008 Consolidated Grant Application for Selected Federal Programs
3. Charter Schools
  1. CS1-Amendment to Charter Agreement for Everglades Preparatory Academy Charter School
  2. CS2-Amendment to Charter Agreement for Delray Youth Vocational Charter School
  3. CS3-Termination of Gulfstream Goodwill Career Academy
  4. CS4-Termination of The IMAGINE School
  5. CS5-Ten Year Renewal Charter JFK Medical Center Charter School
  6. CS6-Amendment to Charter Agreement for G-Star Academy Charter School
4. Transportation
  1. T1 Consider Disposal of Salvage and Surplus Vehicles
  2. T2 Approve the agreement with Palm Beach County to use Palm Tran buses for student transportation
5. Personnel
  1. PD1-Personnel Agenda
6. Program Management
  1. Project Modification Chart – FYI Informational Chart ONLY
  2. PM1 Coral Reef ES Project Modifications
  3. PM2 Crystal Lakes ES Project Modifications
  4. PM3 Sandpiper Shores ES Project Modifications
  5. PM4 Elbridge Gale Project Modifications and Final
7. Real Estate
  1. RE1- “Old” Cypress Hammock/Permanent Easement
8. Purchasing
  1. P3 Approve the purchase of upgrades for Velocity CNC Light Machines and ProLight Milling Machines.
  2. P4 Approve the RFP 07C-004D for Touch Screen Computers and Peripherals
9. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP-1 Architectural Agreement for Northboro Elementary School Modernization
  2. CP-4 CM Agreement for Wellington High School Veterinarian Academy
  3. CP-6 Amend the CM Agreement for Banyan Creek Elementary School Addition
  4. CP-7 Amend the CM Agreement for Hagen Road Elementary School Replacement
  5. CP-8 Amend the CM Agreement for Wellington High School Auditorium
  6. CP-9 Amend the CM Agreement for Allamanda Elementary School Replacement
  7. CP-10 Amend the CM Agreement for Spanish River Bio-Tech Academy Addition
  8. CP-11 Renewal of Value Engineering/Construction Estimating Services on Continuing Contract
  9. CP-12 Renewal of Prequalification
10. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Consultant Contract for DKH Consulting Services, Inc.
  2. CC4 Consultant Contract for Florida Atlantic University/Board of Trustees
  3. CC5 Consultant Contract for Gulfstream Goodwill Industries, Inc.
  4. CC6 A-I Consultant Contracts for Smile Youth Services
  5. CC7 Consultant Contract for SEBA Solutions Inc.
  6. CC8 Consultant Contract for New Dimensions Technology, Corp.
11. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments - May 2007
  2. B2 Advertisement of the FY2008 Tentative District Budget
12. Financial Management
  1. FM1 - Signatories for School Internal Bank Account
13. Insurance
  1. IN1 Auto & General Liability Claims
  2. IN2 Workers' Compensation #125302
  3. IN3 High School Interscholastic Athletic Insurance & Student Catastrophic Accident Insurance
  4. IN4 COMMERCIAL CRIME INSURANCE
  5. IN5 457 PLAN DOCUMENT
  6. IN6 VISION INSURANCE CONTRACT
14. Labor Agreements/Contracts
  1. LA1-Memorandum of Understanding Between the School District and the Classroom Teachers Association

Presentations

  1. Ashley Brasovan-3,200-Meter Run State Champion
  2. Larry Padgett-National Technology Award Winner
  3. The First Tee National School Program

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. None

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Elected Officials: Molly Douglas - City Commissioner of West Palm Beach
  2. Delegations: Helen Samango; Theo Harris
  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: 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

Committee Report

  1. Audit Committee Report:

  2. Minutes: Cindy Adair presented the following report from the last Audit Committee Meeting: Reviewed school audit findings.

    Mr. Kanjian requested information regarding when the draft audit becomes public. The Superintendent responded by explaining the time frame for such audits. Mr. Williams further explained that an audit becomes public record when the audit is given to the Audit Committee.

  3. Construction Oversight and Review Committee (CORC) Report:

  4. Minutes: Lou Doctor presented the following report from the last CORC meeting: One membership opening; no objections on items on this evenings agenda; Dr. Dubose presented an informative update on the Match Maker program designed to increase MWBE's participation through loan assistance.

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

  7. Minutes: The Superintendent presented his report on the following items: Announced that Palm Beach County has received an "A" rating for the third year in a row; Gang prevention funds will be received by Palm Beach County; discussed upcoming tax legislation; introduced Dr. Anna Gonzalez as the new Principal of Forest Hill Elementary School.

Unfinished Business

  1. None

Policy review

  1. None

Legal Review

  1. None

Expulsions

  1. None

New Business
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CLS1-THE FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL EQUITY ACT 2006-2007 ANNUAL UPDATE

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the District's Florida Educational Equity Act 2006-2007 Annual Update for submission to the Florida Department of Education.-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

2. Personnel
  1. PD2 - Personnel Addendum #1

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Personnel Addendum as submitted.-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

  3. PD3 - Personnel Addendum #2

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Personnel Addendum as submitted.-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

3. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC2-Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches, Inc.: Soaring to Success

  2. Motions:
    Consider approval of the continuation of the contract with Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches, Inc., for the Soaring to Success program for FY08.-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

4. Program Management
  1. PM5 Manatee Elementary Educational Specification

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational Specification for the addition at Manatee Elementary and amend the project budget to $18,577,550.00. The amendment to the project budget is subject to Board approval of the 5 Year Plan in September 2007.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Nay
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye
      Bob Kanjian-Nay

5. Purchasing
  1. P1 Approve the Maintenance agreement with McQuay Services

  2. Motions:
    I recommend approval of the continuation of the maintenance agreement with McQuay Services Air Conditioning for the not-to-exceed amount of $50,000 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all necessary documents.-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

  3. P2 Approve Renewal of RFP 02C-007S for Banking Services

  4. Motions:
    I recommend approval of the renewal of RFP 02C-007S for Banking Services and authorized the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all necessary documents. -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

6. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP-2 Architectural Design Services Agreement for Whispering Pines Elementary School Classroom Additi

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve an Agreement for Architectural Design Services with Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville, Inc., in the amount of $584,850. and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents for the Whispering Pines Elementary School Classroom Addition, Project No: 1781-8307.-0

    Motion to postpone to the month of August.-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

  3. CP-3 CM Agreement for Whispering Pines Elementary School Classroom Addi

  4. Motions:
    Motion to postpone until the month of August.-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

  5. CP-5 Amend the CM Agreement for Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center (FHESC) Window Replacemen

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve an Amendment to the Construction Management at Risk Agreement to establish the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for construction in the amount of $6,788,464. to Urban Building Systems Inc. for Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center Exterior Window and Door Replacement Project, Project No. 1881-9603, and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents.-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

7. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC2 Consultant Contract for Professional Crisis Management Association

  2. Motions:
    I recommend award of the consultant contract with Professional Crisis Management Association for $32,980 effective August 15, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-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-Nay

  3. CC3 Consultant Contract for The Center for Art and Media Literacy

  4. Motions:
    I recommend award of the consultant contract with The Center for Art and Media Literacy for $43,500 effective August 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-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-Nay

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Time Certain 7:00 p.m.

  2. Minutes: Diane Hanfman

Board Discussion Item

  1. Workshop to Discuss FCAT/ A++ Plan - Richmond

  2. Minutes: Dr. Richmond requested Board dialogue on the A++ Plan and F-CAT.

    Dr. Johnson stated that there is a workshop scheduled for August which will cover both of these items.

    Dr. Richmond suggested that the Board include a discussion of Brown vs. Board of Education at this workshop.

    Dr. Robinson requested the analysis of third graders that would have been retained be presented at this workshop.

  3. Open House Events - Robinson

  4. Minutes: Dr. Robinson requested that the surrounding communities be invited to open houses rather than just the parents from that school.

  5. Truancy Interdiction Program - Robinson

  6. Minutes: Dr. Robinson stated that the Truancy Interdiction Programs may be in jeopardy from the property tax proposal and would like to have follow-up of the budget impact so we can deal with the issue if and when it happens.

  7. Equity Report - Robinson

  8. Minutes: Dr. Robinson would like a workshop to discuss the segregated F-CAT data.

    Dr. Richmond thought this was a good idea.

  9. Hepatitis A Vaccination - Robinson

  10. Minutes: Dr. Robinson would like to research as to whether or not the Hepatitis A vaccination should be necessary for children to start school.

    Mrs. Burdick agreed that this should be a legislative issue. Dr. Benaim agreed and referred to the influenza vaccination.

  11. 5-Year Capital Plan Prioritization of Projects Continued - Burdick

  12. Minutes: Mrs. Burdick requested a meeting and additional time to review the Five Year Capital Plan Prioritization of projects.

    Mr. Hansen stated that the commitments during the referendum need to be kept.

    Board Members and the Superintendent discussed funding.

  13. Transportation Solutions - Burdick

  14. Minutes: Mrs. Burdick discussed car pooling to improve transportation problems at schools.

    Mr. Hansen agreed.

Adjourn

  1. Time: 8:08 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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