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Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2006


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Call to Order

  1. Start Time: 5:05 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by Jessica Armstrong and National Anthem by LaToya Wils

Opening Remarks

  1. Mr. Lynch made opening remarks stating that he was pleased the Scripps decision was finalized.

Approve Board Minutes

  1. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Minutes 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
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

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

  1. None

Consent Agenda Items
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CLS1-William T. Dwyer High School's Field Trip to France and Spain
  2. CLS2-Jupiter High School's Field Trip to Costa Rica
2. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC1-Articulation Agreement with the Academy of Practical Nursing and Health Occupations
3. Transportation
  1. T1 PALM TRAN TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT
4. Personnel
  1. PD1 Personnel Agenda
  2. PD3 Lawful Permanent Residency for International Employees (LPR)
5. Professional Standards
  1. PS1-PERSONNEL DISCIPLINARY ACTION
6. Real Estate
  1. RE1 New Suncoast High School
  2. RE2 The New West Palm Beach Area Middle School 04-OO
7. Purchasing
  1. P4 Approve Award of RFP 06C-002R for Cellular Phone Services
8. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP1 AE Agreement for D.D. Eisenhower ES
  2. CP2 Term Contract for Underground Utility Locating Services
  3. CP3 Approve of Additional Expenditure for General Contracting Services
  4. CP4 Renewal of Existing Pre-qual. Vendors
9. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Consultant Contract for Susan L. Knight
  2. CC2 Consultant Contract for Evaluation of College Board/Spring Board
  3. CC3 Consultant Contract for Lory Mills, Inc.
  4. CC4 Consultant Contract for The American Red Cross
  5. CC5 Consultant Contract for Judith Kurzawski
  6. CC6 Consultant Contract for David Weber of Weber Associates
  7. CC7 Consultant Contract for BrainSmart, Inc.
  8. CC8 for High/Scope Educational Research Foundation
  9. CC9 Consultant Agreements with Page Turner Adventures
10. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments – December 2005
11. Insurance
  1. IN1 Workers' Compensation / RZ 135873

Presentations

  1. Black History Month
  2. Palm Beach Gardens High School 6A State Football Champions
  3. SACS Recognition and Flag Presentation
  4. National Career and Technical Education Week

  5. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board adopt the Proclamation recognizing February 12 - 18, 2006, as Career and Technical Education Week 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: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  6. School Related Employee of the Year
  7. Outstanding School Counselors and Administrators
  8. Kevin Kuschel Officer of the Year

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. Student Government Representative Farrah Benoit - West Boca High School

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Elected Officials - Al Zucaro; Kimberly Mitchell
  2. Delegations - Theo Harris
  3. Agenda Item Speakers

Approval of Consent Agenda

  1. Consent Agenda Items

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

Committee Report

  1. Construction Oversight and Review Committee (CORC) Report

  2. Minutes: Mr. Doctor presented the following issues from the last CORC meeting on 2/9/06 as follows: Urged filling of the three open slots on CORC as soon as possible and made a few comments regarding items on the board agenda this evening.

  3. Audit Committee Report - None
  4. Finance Committee Report

  5. Minutes: Rick Miller presented an update from the Finance Committee.

  6. Superintendent's Report

  7. Minutes: Dr. Johnson discussed the following issues: Wished everyone a Happy Valentine's Day; update regarding FCAT dates.

Unfinished Business

  1. None

Policy review

  1. None

Legal Review

  1. None

Expulsions

  1. None

New Business
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CLS3-2005-2006 School Improvement Plans

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the School Improvement Plans submitted for the 2005-2006 school year.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Not Present

2. Personnel
  1. PD2 Personnel Addendum

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Personnel Addendum as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Debra Robinson
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. PD4 Job Descriptions

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Job Descriptions as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

3. Real Estate
  1. RE3 Lease Agreement with Lantana Historical Society Inc.

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Lease Agreement with Lantana Historical Society Inc. for office space in the building formerly used as the old Lantana Elementary School now known as the “1929 Building”; and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to sign all necessary 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
      Debra Robinson-Not Present
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. RE4 New Riviera Beach Area High School

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved parcel and vacant parcels of land containing 1.03 acres, more or less, located on Avenue “J”, Riviera Beach which property is adjacent to the Suncoast High School Campus, as herein described; approve a Resolution declaring structures 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 other necessary documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Nay
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Not Present
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

4. Purchasing
  1. P1 Renewal of RFP 01C-017S for Claims Administration

  2. Motions:
    I recommend approval of the renewal of RFP 01C-017SN for Claims Administration Services and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all necessary documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. P2 Approve Negotiated Agreements for Underwriter Services

  4. Minutes: Motion to Take Item Out of Order: A motion by Robinson/Burdick to take item P2 out of order was unanimously approved.


    Motions:
    A motion by Robinson to postpone this item died for lack of a second.-0

    I recommend approval of the Negotiated Agreements for Underwriter Services and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all necessary documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Nay
      Bill Graham-Aye

  5. P3 Cooperative Agreement with Urban League

  6. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Cooperative Agreement with the Urban League of Palm Beach County, Inc., and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all necessary documents-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

5. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC10 for RSAC Enterprises, Inc. dba The Craig Group

  2. Motions:
    I recommend approval of the Consultant Agreement with RSAC Enterprises, Inc. dba The Craig Group and authorize the Board Chairman and Superintendent to sign all needed documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Nay
      Bill Graham-Aye

6. Financial Management
  1. FM1 Interim Financial Statements for the Period Ended December 31, 2005

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board receive and accept the format for the Interim Financial Statements for the six-month period ended December 31, 2005.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. FM2 The Palm Beach County School Internal Accounts Signature Authorization

  4. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the attached list of changes to schools’ internal funds.  This list depicts the name of each change to the schools’ bank account(s) and the employees who are authorized to sign on the account.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Not Present

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Time Certain (8:00 p.m.)

  2. Minutes: Randy Stafford; Jason Tollett; Donna Smith; Joe Anderson; Rosemary Brown Afaree; Paul Martel; Frank Reese; Dennis Koehler; Susan Spencer; Terrance Robinson; Kim Stafford.

Board Discussion Item

Adjourn

  1. Time: 7:30 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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