E-Agenda: Paperless Meeting System
Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2006


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Call to Order

  1. Start Time: 5:10 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

  1. The Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem were led by students.

Opening Remarks

  1. Mr. Lynch welcomed everyone.

Approve Board Minutes

  1. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the Board approve the Minutes as submitted.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Bill Graham
      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. CLS3-Palm Beach Gardens High School's Field Trip Cruise to Key West and Mexico
2. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC1-Affiliation Agreements with Participating Healthcare Agencies
  2. AC2-FY 2006 Graduation Agreements with Three Vendors
  3. AC5-Agreement between the Palm Beach County School District and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical
  4. AC-6 Florida Work Experience Program Agreement with FAU
  5. AC7-AGREEMENT WITH FAU FOR THE ACCELERATED INDUCTION INTO TEACHING (AIT) PROGRAM
  6. AC-8 Cooperative Agreement with CSD and Tequesta HMA. Inc., DBA Sandy Pines
3. Grants
  1. G1-Amendment to Grant for Project Transition - Refugee Program
4. Charter Schools
  1. CS1-Termination of Spanish Academy Charter School Agreement
5. Transportation
  1. T-1 Disposal of Salvage and Surplus Vehicles
  2. T2 Contracted Individual Transportation
6. Personnel
  1. PD1-Personnel Agenda
  2. PD3-Out-Of-Field Teachers Survey 3 Second Semester
7. Program Management
  1. Project Modifications Chart - FYI Informational Chart ONLY
  2. PM3 Reduction of Retainage from 10% to 5% for Don Estridge
  3. PM4 Retainage from 5% to 1% for H.L. Watkins
  4. PM5 Project Modifications for Roosevelt Full Service Center
  5. PM6 Project Modifications for Wellington Area Middle
  6. PM8 Reduction of Retainage for Roosevelt Elementary
8. Purchasing
  1. P1 RFP 03C-008B Applicant and Employee Health Screening Services
  2. P2 Cancel Contract with Integral Sanitary Solutions, Inc.
  3. P4 Additional Expenditure for Speech and Language Therapy Services
9. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP1 A/E Agmnt for PB Lakes HS Classroom/Academy Bldg.
  2. CP4 Amend the CM Agmnt for Rolling Green ES
  3. CP5 Approval of Add’l Expenditures for Roofing Contractors
  4. CP6 South ITV Communication Tower
  5. CP8 Renewal of Pre-Qualified Vendors
10. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC3 Consultant Contract for R. B. MacNaughton, Inc.
11. Financial Management
  1. FM1. Disposition of Tangible Personal Property
  2. FM2. The Palm Beach County School Internal Accounts Signature Authorization
  3. FM3 Interim Financial Statements for the Period Ended January 31, 2006
12. Insurance
  1. IN1 Workers' Compensation /AT 693080
13. Labor Agreements/Contracts
  1. LA1-MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH CTA
  2. LA2 Approval of the Tentative Agreement Between PBCSD and AESOP
  3. LA3 Approval of the Tentative Agreement Between PBCSD and CTA

Presentations

  1. Colleen Morgan School Nurse of the Year
  2. Bioscience Career and Education Week

  3. Motions:
      I recommend the School Board adopt the Proclamation recognizing April 24-28, 2006 as Bioscience Career and Education Week.-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-Aye

  4. Melanie Kabinoff Discovery Channel Young Scientist Winner
  5. Women's History Month

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board adopt the Resolution recognizing March, 2006 as Women's History Month.-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

  7. Read Together Palm Beach County

  8. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board adopt the Proclamation recognizing April 2006, as Read Together Palm Beach County Month, and encourage everyone to read the book, To Kill A Mockingbird.-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

Naming of Schools

  1. None

Student Government Report: Student Representative

  1. Student Government Representative - Andrea Lanao of West Boca High School

  2. Minutes: Next meeting tomorrow at Lake Worth High School.

Delegations/Individual Appearances & Reports

  1. Elected Officials - None
  2. Delegations - Helene Samango; Theo Harris
  3. Agenda Item Speakers

  4. Minutes: Don Rogers; Ines Mevs; Dean Turney; Lilliana Suzrez-Murias; Demitri Morgan; Jeanine Kulasevig; John Garrish; Jacquelyn Suarez-Murias; Hank Slaight; Debbie Smith; Renee Sexton; Tom Souza; Rick Anderson; Jan Porter; Dennis West; Juanita Tiona; Eric Reissi; Dominique Howard; Larissa Salvador; Joe Sabia; Breanna Villars; Harvey Goldberg.

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
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

Committee Report

  1. Audit Committee Report

  2. Minutes: Mr. Chiu reported the following from the last Audit Committee Meeting: Audit findings for accounts payable procedures; update on charter school issues; discussed new charter for charter schools.

  3. Construction Oversight and Review Committee (CORC) Report

  4. Minutes: Lou Doctor presented the following report from their last meeting: CORC has only one committee vacancy; discussed items for this evenings board agenda and made comments on particular items; staff recommendation to increase the facilities management staff and a sub-committee was created to address this issue; discussed transfer of stadium bleachers from Palm Beach Gardens High to Inlet Grove and this was recommended to be formally requested and staff would look into details; Sunshine Law details will be discussed at the next CORC meeting.

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

  7. Minutes: Superintendent Johnson presented the following report: Offered condolences to Peggy Campbell's family; F-Cat Testing has been completed; attended Palm Beach County Days last week in Tallahassee; non-agenda feedback from last board meeting; wished all employees and students a well deserved Spring Break; and updated the Board regarding the Boca land acquisition on the agenda this evening.

Unfinished Business

  1. Boca Raton Community High School – Modernization Project #0961-8165

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve a revision to the FY 2006-2010 Five-Year Capital Plan and FY 2006 Capital Budget to replace the proposed Site Acquisition project for Boca Raton Community High School with a list of alternative projects as proposed by the Boca Raton HS School Advisory Council at their December 19, 2005 meeting.  -PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

Policy review

  1. PR1 EMERGENCY RULE: Attendance Boundary Recommendation--Berkshire Elementary School

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve an emergency rule to revise implementation, until August 2007, of portions of boundary changes approved on January 11, 2006 for Berkshire, Cholee Lake, and Melaleuca Elementary Schools.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Bill Graham
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Not Present
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

Legal Review

  1. None

Expulsions

  1. None

New Business
1. Curriculum/Learning Support

  1. CLS1- 2006-2007 Interinstitutional Articulation Agreement

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Interinstitutional Articulation Agreement with Palm Beach Community College and Florida Atlantic University for the 2006-2007 school year.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      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. CLS2-2006-2007 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ADOPTIONS AND PROGRAM BUDGET

  4. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the 2006-2007 Instructional Materials Program budget of $14,250,000 and the list of instructional materials for the District adoption periods indicated.-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-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

2. Personnel
  1. PD2 Personnel Addendum

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the personnel addendum 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. Agreements/Contracts
  1. AC3-Services To Parentally Placed Private School Students with Disabilities

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve the Standard Cooperative Agreement format and authorize the superintendent to sign all Cooperative Agreements with private schools that conform to the Standard Cooperative Agreement.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Nay
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. AC4-Cooperative Agreement with We Help Community Development Corporation
4. Program Management
  1. PM1 Educational Specification for Pre-K Classrooms

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational Specification for the construction of Pre-K Classrooms and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Not Present
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. PM2 Educational Specification for Elementary 03-Y

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Educational Specification for the new Elementary School 03-Y and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Bill Graham
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  5. PM7 Project Modifications for U.B. Kinsey

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve Project Modifications in the amount of $29,662.50 for U. B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School, Modernization Project, and adjust appropriate contracts, and authorize the Chairman and Superintendent to execute all related contract 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-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

5. Real Estate
  1. RE1 New Suncoast High School

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved property containing 10,000 sf, more or less, located at 1687 West 18th Street, Riviera Beach which property is adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Middle School campus for the new Suncoast High 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: Bill Graham
      Second: Debra Robinson
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Nay
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  3. RE2 Landbank Parcels

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved property and vacant property of approximately 28.92 acres, more or less, located on the West side of 120th Avenue and 50th Street South, Wellington, which property shall be designated for Landbank 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: Bill Graham
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  5. RE3 New 04-OO Middle School and Bus Compound

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve a Resolution authorizing the acquisition of certain real property consisting of 41.66 acres, more or less located on Belvedere Road, Palmdale Road and Skees Road, West Palm Beach, Florida, as herein described, through eminent domain proceedings, for the New 04-OO Middle School and Support Facilities; authorizing the Legal Department to hire an eminent domain attorney; and a Resolution Declaring Structures to be acquired by the School Board to be Unnecessary for Educational Purposes, Surplus and Without Commercial Value; and authorizing the Chairman and Superintendent to sign all necessary documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Bill Graham
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  7. RE4 New Suncoast High School

  8. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved property containing 8,250 sf, more or less, located at 1615 West 18th Street, Riviera Beach which property is adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Middle School campus for the new Suncoast High 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: Bill Graham
      Second: Mark Hansen
      Tom Lynch-Nay
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  9. RE5 New Suncoast High School

  10. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Real Estate Sale and Purchase Contract for acquisition of an improved property containing 5,000 sf, more or less, located at 1674 West 17th Street, Riviera Beach which property is adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Middle School campus for the new Suncoast High 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: Bill Graham
      Tom Lynch-Nay
      Sandra Richmond-Nay
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

6. Purchasing
  1. P3 Additional Expenditure for Indoor Air Quality Services

  2. Motions:
    I recommend that the School Board approve additional estimated expenditures on ITN 05C-005N, Indoor Air Quality Services, in the not-to-exceed amount of $2,500,000.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Sandra Richmond
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Not Present
      Bill Graham-Aye

7. Purchasing/Construction
  1. CP2 A/E Agmnt for Pre-K Classroom Additions

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the award of an Architectural Consultant Agreement with Brown & Brown Architect, Inc. in the amount of $345,000. and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents for Pre-K Classroom Additions.    -0

    Amended Motion:  To give the Superintendent and staff the flexibility to best maximize the resources available to potentially increase the number of pre-k classrooms at the seven designated schools.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Bill Graham
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

    Main Motion as Amended:  The main motion as amended was unanimously approved.-0

  3. CP3 A/E Agmnt for Pahokee MS 03-MM

  4. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the award of an Architectural Consultant Agreement with BRPH Architects-Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $1,733,050. and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all required documents for Pahokee Middle School 03-MM, Project No: 1771-8382.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      Second: Bill Graham
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Nay
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

  5. CP7 Approval of Continuing Contract for Civil Engineering

  6. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the Continuing Contract for Civil Engineering Consultant Services to Civil Design, Inc., Greenhorne & O’mara, Inc. and Heller-Weaver and Sheremeta, Inc. for Civil Engineering on projects that the construction budgets are less than $1,000,000, for studies whereby professional fees do not exceed $50,000, for a period of one (1) year from March 16, 2006 through March 15, 2007.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Sandra Richmond
      Second: Paulette Burdick
      Tom Lynch-Abstain
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Not Present
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Not Present

8. Consultant Contracts
  1. CC1 Consultant Contract for Advanced Data Systems

  2. Motions:
    I recommend award of the consultant contract with Advanced Data Systems and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Mark Hansen
      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. CC2 Consultant Contract for Ralph J. Milone

  4. Motions:
    I recommend award of the consultant contract with Ralph J. Milone and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chairman to sign all needed documents.-PASS
    Vote Results:
      Motion: Paulette Burdick
      Second: Bill Graham
      Tom Lynch-Aye
      Sandra Richmond-Aye
      Paulette Burdick-Aye
      Monroe Benaim-Aye
      Mark Hansen-Aye
      Debra Robinson-Aye
      Bill Graham-Aye

9. Budget
  1. B1 Budget Amendments – January 2006

  2. Motions:
    I recommend the School Board approve the following budget amendments for FY 2006.-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

10. Financial Management
  1. FM4 Federal Legislative Proposals for 2006

  2. Motions:
    Adoption of the list of federal legislative proposals for the 2006 Session of the 109th Congress and authorize School board Members and designated district staff to work with other school districts, representatives of appropriate state and national organizations, and members of the Florida Congressional Delegation to secure legislative approval.-0

    Amended Motion that the Board opposes any cuts to Carl Perkins or safe schools monies.-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

    Main motion as amended was unanimously approved.-0

Non-Agenda Speakers

  1. Time Certain of 8:00 p.m.

  2. Minutes: Jan Porter

Board Discussion Item

  1. Healthy Habits for School District Employees and Students - Robinson

  2. Minutes: Dr. Robinson would like to develop relationships with outside agencies to encourage healthier habits for our employees, our students and our Board Members.

    Mr. Lynch suggested Mr. Graham utilize some of his business relationships to assist with this task.

    Mrs. Burdick referred to the district's wellness coordinator and requested a list of the things she is currently doing to expand on.

    Dr. Johnson stated that at the A&S Meeting these opportunities were on display.

    Mr. Graham was appointed as the liason.

  3. Disclosure Counsel for Financial Transactions - Robinson

  4. Minutes: Dr. Robinson requested hiring a disclosure counsel to look out for the Board's interest and requested a workshop on this topic.

    Mr. Williams stated the role of counsel currently being used.

    Mr. Lynch requested copies of case law and that a workshop be scheduled. Mr. Graham suggested inviting Rick Miller to this workshop.

  5. Workshop re: FY07 Budget - Robinson

  6. Minutes: Dr. Robinson requested a workshop on the FY07 budget.

    Dr. Johnson stated that there are a series of budget workshops coming up and provided a brief summary to any current budget discussions (budget reductions in Federal funding).

    Mr. Lynch suggested the SWOT chart (from the last Board Retreat) be reviewed at the next budget meeting.

    Mr. Graham stated that it is premature for schools to be telling their staff about budget cuts since the Board has yet to have a budget meeting.

  7. Single School Culture Requirement - Richmond

  8. Minutes: Dr. Richmond would like to make Single School Culture a requirement and have it reflected in the School Improvement Plans.

    Dr. Johnson agreed and stated that requirements cannot be put on School Improvement Plans.

    Mr. Lynch stated that we could "strongly suggest" but not mandate.

    The Board unanimously supported encouraging Single School Culture at all schools and in their school improvement plans.

Adjourn

  1. Time: 8:43 p.m.

   
                                             
   
   
   
                                           
   

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