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MINUTES
SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
901 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

 

The School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida, met in regular session Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at

3 p.m., in the School Board Auditorium, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, with Superintendent Jeff Eakins, and Board Members Steve Cona, Lynn Gray, Stacy Hahn, Karen Perez, Tamara Shamburger, Melissa Snively and Cindy Stuart present.  Chair Tamara Shamburger presided.

Others present:

Board Attorney:  James Porter

District Attorney:  Jeff Gibson

Deputy Superintendent, Instructional:  Van Ayres

Deputy Superintendent, Operations:  Christopher Farkas

Chief of Schools, Administration:  Harrison Peters

Assistant Superintendents/Division Chiefs:

      Academic Support and Federal Programs:  Tracye Brown

      Business Services:  Gretchen Saunders

      Communication & Media Officer:  Grayson Kamm

      Diversity:  Minerva Spanner-Morrow - absent

      Governmental Relations: Connie Milito

      Human Resources:  Marie Whelan

      Leadership, Professional Development & School Transformation: Tricia McManus

      Teaching and Learning:  Deborah Cook

      Workforce Connections:  Scott Brooks

Department Manager, Media:  Tanya Arja

Superintendent’s Secretary (Recording):  Lori Woods

News Media Representatives:

      Tampa Bay Times:  Marlene Sokol

Approximately 165 people were in the audience, including other school district personnel.

Call to Order:  Meeting called to order at 3:02 p.m.

Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance:  Moment of silence followed by Vice Chair Snively leading in the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Acknowledged Entertainment:

Vice Chair Snively recognized the Gaither High School Showcase 2019, pop music show choir and band, which provided entertainment prior to the School Board meeting.  They were accompanied by Thomas Morrill, Principal and Debbie Cleveland, Director, Vocal Music.  Each student introduced themselves.

Comments made by Mrs. Stuart.

Student Representative:  Chair Shamburger introduced Elijah Seay, Lennard High School student, Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) member who served as the Student School Board Representative

Vice Chair Snively recognized Tyler Pearson, Middleton High School student.

Withdrawn Items: B 05, C 4.04, C 4.05, C 7.12, C 7.15

Adoption of the Agenda:

Motion by Mrs. Stuart, second by Vice Chair Snively, to adopt the agenda.  Motion unanimously carried.

Board – Roll Call:  Chair Shamburger declared a quorum with all Board Members present. 

Approval of Minutes:

Motion by Mr. Cona, second by Mrs. Stuart, to approve the following minutes:

November 15, 2018 – Special Called School Board Meeting

November 20, 2018 – School Board/Reorganization Meeting

Motion unanimously carried.

Board Guidelines:

Vice Chair Snively read the guidelines into the record.

Recognitions and Proclamations (Section A) - None

Recommendations and Reports of Superintendent Requiring Board Approval

Motion by Vice Chair Snively, second by Mrs. Gray, to vote on the consent agenda with the following items pulled for discussion.  These items will be voted on all together at the end of discussion.

Consent Agenda:  B 01, B 02, B 03, B 04, B 06, C 4.07R, C 4.08, C 4.11, C 6.01, C 6.02, C 6.03, C 6.05, C 6.06, 

C 6.09, `C 6.12, C 6.13, C 6.16, C 6.18, C 6.19R, C 6.20, C 6.21, C 6.22, C 6.23, C 6.24, C 6.25, C 6.32, C 6.33, 

C 6.34, C 6.38, C 7.01, C 7.06, C 7.16, C 7.19, C 10.02

Information Items:  C 11.01, C 11.03, C 11.06, D 01

Motion unanimously carried.

11.06

Introduction of the Citizen Oversight Committee (Operations) moved up on agenda

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively and Mrs. Stuart.  The following individuals were recognized.

  • Betty Castor – Committee Chair (Former University of Florida President and Florida Commissioner of Education
  • Sheriff Chad Chronister – Committee Vice Chair (Hillsborough County Sheriff and Longtime Child Protection Advocate)
  • Bonnie Carr – (Retired Certified Public Accountant and Former Controller, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillsborough Community College)
  • Ed Narain – (Former State Representative and Active Civic Leader)
  • Jose Valiente – (Certified Public Accountant and Past Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Chair)
  • Dave Brown – Hillsborough County School District Representative (Strawberry Crest High School Principal)

Kim Jowell – President, Hillsborough Education Foundation, recognized Superintendent Eakins for receiving the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations 2018 Star Superintendent Award.

11.01

Monthly Financial Position Reports as of October 31, 2018 (Business Services Division) moved up on agenda

Gretchen Saunders – Chief Business Officer, Business Services, highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

Comments made by Mrs. Stuart, Vice Chair Snively, Mr. Cona and Mrs. Gray.

11.03

2019/2020 Student Academic Calendar (Human Resources Division) moved up on agenda

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively and Mrs. Stuart.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray and Mrs. Stuart.

01

Suspended Agenda moved up on agenda

Superintendent Jeff Eakins highlighted the following:

  • #6:    Updates on FEMA reimbursements regarding Hurricane Irma
  • #7:    Turnaround Schools Status Updates & Achievement School Updates
  • #8:    HCPS Sponsorships Updates
  • #9:    Updates on HB 7055 and/or Senate Bill 7026
  • #10:  Updates on Mental Health Plan for the Use of the Mental Health Assistance Allocation
  • #11:  Updates on Lead and Radon Testing
  • #12:  Updates on Surplus Property
  • #13:  Progress Reports on the Rebuild and Name Change of Lee Elementary School

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

Motion by Vice Chair Snively, second by Mrs. Gray, to amend Suspended Agenda Item #5:  Extended Reading Time Progress to include Update on Literacy Initiatives. Motion unanimously carried.

Superintendent Commentsmoved up on agenda

 

Superintendent Eakins provided updates on the following:

  • Jennifer Apgar – Most Inspirational Teacher, Ferrell Girls Preparatory Academy
  • High School TTT
  • Referendum Projects
  • University of Virginia Collaboration
  • Holiday Greetings

Speakers to Agenda Items:

Vice Chair Snively read the guidelines for public comments.

Speaker

Item No.

Josephine Amato

B 03, C 6.02, c 6.22, C 6.38, C 7.06, Audience Comments

Mark Klutho

C 7.11, C 7.13, C 7.14, C 7.19, C 11.02, C 11.06, Audience Comments

Ben Greene

C 4.06R, c 4.07R

Administrative Appointments (Section B)

01

Approve the Administrative Appointment of the Department Manager, Student Nutrition Services (Operations)

Motion by Mr. Cona, second by Mrs. Gray, to Appoint Cynthia Burnside, currently Student Nutrition Services Manager of Site Operations, to the Department Manager, Student Nutrition Services, effective December 17, 2018.  Motion unanimously carried.

02

Approve the Administrative Appointment of the Director of Administration (Chief of Schools)

Motion by Vice Chair Snively, second by Mr. Cona, to Appoint Dr. Kim Moore, currently Principal of Middleton High School, to the Director of Administration, effective December 17, 2018.  Motion unanimously carried.

03

Approve the Administrative Appointment of Supervisor, Clinical Care (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

Motion by Mrs. Stuart, second by Mrs. Gray, to Appoint Michael Kelleher, currently Coordinator for Psychological Services, to the Supervisor of Clinical Care, effective December 17, 2018.  Motion unanimously carried.

Comments made by Mrs. Stuart.

04

Approve the Administrative Appointment of Supervisor, Emotional Wellness (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

Motion by Mrs. Gray, second by Vice Chair Snively, to Appoint Elizabeth Luis, currently Coordinator of Project PREVENT for Student Services, to the Supervisor of Emotional Wellness, effective December 17, 2018.  Motion unanimously carried.

05

Approve the Administrative Appointment of the Principal of Middleton High School (Chief of Schools) Withdrawn

06

Approve the Administrative Appointment of the Principal of Bailey Elementary School (Chief of Schools)

Motion by Mrs. Stuart, second by Mrs. Gray, to Appoint Scott Valdez, currently Assistant Principal for Elementary Instruction of Symmes Elementary School, to the Principal of Bailey Elementary School, effective December 17, 2018.  Motion unanimously carried.



Superintendent Eakins highlighted the following 4.02a appointments.


  • Robert Chisholm – currently Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Ferrell Middle Magnet School, to Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Greco Middle School, effective December 17, 2018
  • Brandi Garcia-Blanchard – currently Assistant Principal, Kathleen Middle School, Polk County, to Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Wharton High School, effective December 17, 2018

 

6.03

Approve Amendment Eight of the No Capital Outlay Plan Agreement with Minimise, USA, LLC, for the Energy Management and Conservation Services Project (Business Services Division) moved up on agenda

Gretchen Saunders – Chief Business Officer, Business Services, highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray.  Mrs. Saunders recognized the following individuals.

  • Marc Gaillard – Principal, Edison Elementary School
  • Daniel Badran – CEO, Minimise USA
  • Jigar Shah – President/Co-Founder Generate Capital
  • Steve Gossett – Developer in Residence, Generate Capital
  • Michael Brown – Vice President, Skanska

Comments made by Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Stuart, Mr. Cona and Superintendent Eakins.

4.07R

Approve the Updated Salary for School Psychology Interns (Revised) moved up on agenda

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

4.08

Approve Kelly Educational Staffing and Hillsborough County Public Schools New Substitute Rates moved up on agenda

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray, Vice Chair Snively and Mrs. Stuart.

4.11

Approve the Reorganization of the Compliance Office (Compliance Office) moved up on agenda.

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively and Mrs. Gray.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray and Mrs. Snively.

(Section C)

1.00 Office of Teaching and Learning (Deborah Cook) None

 

 

2.00 Leadership, Professional Development and School Transformation (Tricia McManus) None

 

 

3.00 Academic Support and Federal Programs Division (Tracye Brown) None

 

 

4.00 Human Resources Division (Marie Whelan)

4.01

Approve Personnel List #958 - Instructional Support

4.02

Approve Personnel List #1103 - Instructional

4.02a

Approve Administrative Appointments/Transfers

  • Carin Hunt – currently Associate, D.C. Hermann & Associates, to Project Administrator, Operations, effective December 17, 2018
  • Dr. James Goode – currently Principal, Aparicio-Levy Technical College, to Principal, Erwin Technical College, effective January 7, 2019
  • Dr. Paul Gansemer – currently, Principal, Brewster Technical College, to Principal, Aparicio-Levy Technical College, effective January 7, 2019
  • Peter Megara – currently Principal, Monroe Middle School, to Principal, Progress Village Middle Magnet School, effective December 17, 2018
  • Louis Tim Binder – currently Acting Principal, Farnell Middle School, to Principal, Farnell Middle School, effective December 5, 2018
  • Mark Jones – currently Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Middleton High School, to Assistant Principal for Administration, Middleton High School, effective December 17, 2018
  • Greg Lewandowski – currently Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Sickles High School, to Assistant Principal for Administration, Middleton High School, effective December 17, 2018
  • Brandi Garcia-Blanchard – currently Assistant Principal, Kathleen Middle School, Polk County, to Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Wharton High School, effective December 17, 2018
  • Deedra Copeland – currently Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Wilson Middle School, to Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Adams Middle School, effective December 17, 2018
  • Robert Chisholm – currently Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Ferrell Middle Magnet School, to Assistant Principal for Student Affairs, Greco Middle School, effective December 17, 2018

4.03

Approve Teachers Considered Out of Field - Subject Area and English Language Learners

4.04

Approve Disciplinary Action - Instructional Support (If Any)

4.05

Approve Disciplinary Action - Instructional (If Any)

4.06R

Approve Disciplinary Action - Performance/Certification

4.07R

Approve the Updated Salary for School Psychology Interns (Revised) moved up on agenda

4.08

Approve Kelly Educational Staffing and Hillsborough County Public Schools New Substitute Rates moved up on agenda.

4.09

Approve the New Job Description for Parent Liaison, Exceptional Student Education (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

4.10

Approve the New Job Description for Technician 2, Transportation Electronics (Operations)

4.11

Approve the Reorganization of the Compliance Office (Compliance Office) moved up on agenda.

4.12

Approve Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) Adjusted Fingerprinting Fee Schedule and the Inclusion of the Department of Children and Family Services Background Screening Clearinghouse


5.00 Chief of Schools (Harrison Peters) - None

5.01

Approve Out-of-County/Out-of-State and Overnight In-County Student Field Trips

5.02

Approve Waiver of Rental Fees


6.00 Business Services (Gretchen Saunders)

6.01

Approve Budget Amendments for the Period Ended October 31, 2018 (Business Services Division)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively and Mrs. Stuart.

6.02

Approve the Application to the U.S. Department of Education, and if Approved, Accept Funds for the Impact Aid Program (Public Law 874) (Business Services Division)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

6.03

Approve Amendment Eight of the No Capital Outlay Plan Agreement with Minimise, USA, LLC, for the Energy Management and Conservation Services Project (Business Services Division) moved up on agenda

6.04

Approve the Increase in Expenditures for the Purchase of Library Materials under the Piggyback of the Agreement Between Various Vendors and the State of Florida Department of Management Services - Agreement #55101500-17-ACS (Business Services Division)

6.05

Approve the Piggyback of the Agreement between Matthews Bus Alliance, Inc., Florida Transportation Systems, Inc., Sun State International Trucks, LLC, and the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) School Bus Bid #2017-02 for the Purchase of School Buses and Optional Equipment (Business Services Division)

Jim Beekman – General Manager, Transportation, highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Stuart.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Stuart and Superintendent Eakins.

6.06

Approve the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Hillsborough Community College (HCC) to Share Costs for a Career Pathways Coordinator (Workforce Connections)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively and Mrs. Stuart.

6.07

Approve the Coptic Orthodox Charities’ (COC) Tampa Bay Citizenship Program Subcontract with the Career Recruitment and Instruction in Basic English (CARIBE) Refugee Program of Hillsborough County Public Schools Adult Education as the Lead Citizenship Education Program Provider from December 2018 Through September 2020 (Workforce Connections)

6.08

Approve the Competitive Grant Application Submissions Between January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2019, from the Grants and Research Operations Office (GRO) and Accept all Grant Funds Generated Through Awarded Grant Applications During That Time Period (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

6.09

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with NAF (formerly National Academy Foundation) to Continue Providing Curriculum and Academy Support for Academies of Finance, Information Technology, and Hospitality and Tourism (Workforce Connections)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Stuart and Mrs. Perez.

Motion by Mrs. Stuart, second by Mr. Cona, to add the following priority to the current standing Hillsborough County Public Schools Legislative Platform – Prioritizing Workforce Education:  Increasing state support for diverse Workforce Education program options that create additional high school pathways to graduation , meet local, regional or statewide workforce needs including start-up grants to provide incentives to recruit qualified instructors, to build business partnerships, and to provide instructional materials and equipment.  Motion unanimously carried.

School Board meeting recessed and Public Hearing convened at 5:06 p.m.

Hearings on Policies and/or Business Itemsmoved up on agenda

01

Public Hearing on Adoption of Instructional Materials for Accounting and Finance, Arts AV Technology and Communication, Automotive, Culinary Arts, Sports Marketing, and Web Design (Office of Teaching and Learning)

Karine Jones – Supervisor of Instructional Materials, highlighted the item.

Public Hearing recessed and School Board meeting reconvened at 5:08 p.m.

6.10

Approve the Amendment 1 for Contract SR SDHC 1819 Between The Hillsborough County School Readiness Coalition, Inc. D/B/A Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (ELCHC), and the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

6.11

Approve the Contract with the East Coast Technical Assistance Center (ECTAC) to Provide Support and Technical Assistance to Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) Title I Basic, Neglected and Delinquent, and Migrant Education Programs (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

6.12

Approve the Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement Between The School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida and Catapult Learning, LLC, to Provide Third-Party Services for the Title I, Part A Private School Reading and Mathematics Instructional Program (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

6.13

Approve the Renewal Purchase of Desktop Multiplayer Licenses from DimensionU, Inc., (Sole-Source Provider) to be Utilized in the Hillsborough Out-of-School Time (HOST) Program (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

6.14

Approve the Multi-Year Agreements of Understanding with the Community Based Training (CBT) Sites for Students with Disabilities for 2018/2019 and All Subsequent Years (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

6.15

Approve All Title I Projects and Funds Based on Final Approval from the State for the 2018/2019 School Year (Academic Support and Federal Programs)

6.16

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Committee for Children (Leadership, Professional Development, and School Transformation)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

6.17

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Thinking Core to Support Capacity Building for Implementation of the Language Arts Florida Standards (LAFS) Efforts with Robles Elementary School (Chief of Schools)

6.18

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Challenge Day for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP):  Project Securing College/Career Opportunities Through Rigor in Education (SCORE) Grant (Office of Teaching and Learning)

Comments made by Elijah Seay, Mrs. Gray, Mrs. Perez and Chair Shamburger.

6.19R

Approve/Accept the COPS Office Stop School Violence: School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) (Business Services Division) Revised

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray and Vice Chair Snively.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

6.20

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with the University of South Florida (USF) (Leadership, Professional Development, and School Transformation)

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

6.21

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Mariann Schmudde for the Evaluation of the Teacher and School Leadership Incentive Program (TSL) (Office of Strategy Management) highlighted with 6.22, 6.23, 6.24 and 6.25

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

6.22

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Prismatic Services, Inc., for the Evaluation of the School Climate Transformation Grant Project (Office of Strategy Management) highlighted with 6.21, 6.23, 6.24 and 6.25

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

6.23

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Prismatic Services, Inc., for the Evaluation of the Project Prevent Grant Project (Office of Strategy Management) highlighted with 6.21, 6.22, 6.24 and 6.25

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

6.24

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Prismatic Services, Inc., for the Evaluation of the Title IX, Part C, Homeless Grant Project (Office of Strategy Management) highlighted with 6.21, 6.22, 6.23, and 6.25

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

6.25

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Prismatic Services, Inc., for the Evaluation of the Title III English Language Learners (ELL) Grant Project (Office of Strategy Management) highlighted with 6.21, 6.22, 6.23 and 6.24

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

6.26

Approve the Piggyback of the Agreement Between All American Tracks Corp. and the School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida - Invitation to Bid (ITB) #15C-40K-0-2016/JB Install and/or Repair Polyurethane & Rubber Tracks (Business Services Division)

6.27

Accept the Highest Ranking Proposal from Charter Communications Operating LLC DBA Spectrum - Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) #18131-MST-IV Telecommunications Services - Voice (Business Services Division)

6.28

Accept the Highest Ranking Proposal from Ground Works Solutions - Request for Proposal (RFP) #18139-MST-IV Chemical Grouting Services (Riverview High School) (Business Services Division)

6.29

Accept the Piggyback of the Agreement Between The University of California and Fastenal Company-Request for Proposal (RFP) MRO-UCSystemWide-Jan312018 (Business Services Division)

6.30

Accept the Highest Ranking Reply from East Polk, LLC - Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) #18122-MST-BJH Boiler Repair, Maintenance, and Installation (Business Services Division)

6.31

Accept the Lowest Responsive, Responsible Bid from Multiple Vendors - Invitation to Bid (ITB) #18134-MST Fumigation Service (Site Specific) (Business Services Division)

6.32

Approve the Contract for SLAM Academy Tampa Elementary Formerly SLAM Academy of South Tampa Elementary (Charter Office)

Comments made by Mrs. Gray and Mrs. Snively.

6.33

Approve the Contract for SLAM Academy at Apollo Beach Formerly SLAM Academy of South Tampa Middle/High (Charter Office)

Comments made by Mrs. Gray and Mrs. Snively.

 

 

Motion by Mrs. Gray to postpone Approval of Items C 6.32 and C 6.33.  Motion died for lack of second.

Motion by Mr. Cona, second by Mrs. Stuart, to pull items C 6.32 and C 6.33 for a separate vote.  Motion unanimously carried.

Motion by Vice Chair Snively, second by Mr. Cona, to Approve Items C 6.32 and C 6.33.  Motion carried with Mrs. Gray opposed.

 

 

6.34

Approve the Purchase of Classroom Libraries from American Reading Company (Sole Source Provider) and Teacher Created Materials Publishing (Sole Source Provider) (Office of Teaching and Learning)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

6.35

Approve the Memorandum of Agreement with MORE HEALTH, INC., for Services Associated with the Implementation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Promoting Adolescent Health through School-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention Grant (Office of Teaching and Learning)

6.36

Approve the Memorandum of Agreement with the University of South Florida (USF) for Services Associated with the Implementation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Promoting Adolescent Health through School-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Prevention Grant (Office of Teaching and Learning)

6.37

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Doug Langford for Lawson Application Programming Support (Business Services Division)

6.38

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with University of Virginia (UVA) Darden/Curry Partnership for Leaders in Education (PLE) (Leadership, Professional Development, and School Transformation)

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray and Vice Chair Snively.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

6.39

Approve the Agreement for Technical Services with Marzano Academies (Leadership, Professional Development, and School Transformation)


7.00 Operations (Chris Farkas)

7.01

Approve Third Modification to the Agreement Between Hillsborough County and the School Board of Hillsborough County for Use of School Buildings as Public Shelters During Times of Declared Emergencies

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray and Vice Chair Snively.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray and Vice Chair Snively.

7.02

Approve the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida, Resolution Declaring Property on 12th and Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL, at Sulphur Springs K-8 School, as Surplus Property

7.03

Approve Easement Agreement and Fee Reimbursement Agreement Between the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida, and NHT Grand Oaks 1, LLC, at Lamb Elementary School

7.04

Approve Conveyance of .018 +/- Acre Additional Right-of-Way from the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida, to the City of Tampa at Hillsborough High School and Memorial Middle School for Traffic Signal Installation

7.05

Approve Acceptance of the Dedicated 16.795 +/- Acre Elementary School Site at Waterset Subdivision, East of U.S. Highway 41, West of Interstate Highway 75, East Side of Covington Garden Drive, Apollo Beach from NNP-Southbend II, LLC, to the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida

7.06

Approve Proposed Attendance Boundary Adjustments for East Bay, Lennard, Newsome, and Durant to Create a New High School "TTT” Attendance Boundary

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.

7.07

Approve a Modification to a State Funded Grant Agreement Between The Florida Division of Emergency Management and the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida, for the Hurricane Loss Mitigation Program Shelter Retrofit at McLane Middle School and Erwin Technical College

7.08R

Approve Award of Contract for Roof Replacements at McLane Elementary Middle School - Revised

7.09

Approve Award of Contract for Roof Replacements at Shaw Elementary School

7.10

Approve Award of Contract for Roof Replacement at Thonotosassa Elementary School

7.11

Approve Acceptance of Project for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) System Replacement at Cypress Creek Elementary School

7.12

Approve Acceptance of Project for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) System Replacement at Gorrie Elementary School Withdrawn

7.13

Approve Acceptance of Project for the Classroom Addition at Sickles High School

7.14

Approve Acceptance of Project for Wind Bracing at Lee Elementary School

7.15

Approve the Acceptance of Matching Funds from the 2018 COPS STOP School Violence: School Violence Prevention Program Grant Withdrawn

7.16

Approve Purchase and Sale Agreement for Vacant Property on 12th Street and Waters Avenue, Tampa, FL, at Sulphur Springs K-8 School

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Mrs. Gray.

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

7.17

Approve Purchase and Sale Agreement for 908 West Horatio Street, Tampa, Florida

7.18

Approve Land Conveyance Agreement between Artesian Farms, Inc. and the School Board of Hillsborough County

7.19

Approve Construction Documents and Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for High School TTT

Superintendent Eakins highlighted the item at the request of Vice Chair Snively.


8.00 Communications (Grayson Kamm) - None

 

 


9.00 Office of Diversity (Minerva Spanner-Morrow) - None

9.01

Approve Florida State Fair Authority Memorandum of Agreement

 

 

10.00 Unclassified - None

10.01

Request Approval of the Workforce Connections Activities Calendar (CTSO) – 2018/2019

10.02

Approve the Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) for Safe School Officers in the Charter Schools

Comments made by Mrs. Gray.

10.03R

Approve the Advertisement of the Board's Intent to Adopt New and Revised Policies (Government Relations) Revised

 

 

11.00 Information Items - None

11.01

Monthly Financial Position Reports as of October 31, 2018 (Business Services Division) moved up on agenda

11.02

Quarter 1 Strategic Plan Update for 2018/2019 (Office of Strategy Management)

11.03

2019/2020 Student Academic Calendar (Human Resources Division) moved up on agenda

11.04

Information Regarding Change of Placement for Regular Students (Chief of Schools)

11.05

Information Regarding Change of Placement of Exceptional Student Education Students (Chief of Schools)

11.06

Introduction of the Citizen Oversight Committee (Operations) moved up on agenda

 

 

12.00 Board Committee Minutes

12.01

School Board Committee Minutes: Finance Committee Meeting - September 20, 2018 (Business Services Division)

12.02

School Board Committee Minutes:  Transportation Committee Meeting – August 14, 2018 (Operations Division)

Motion by Mrs. Stuart, second by Mr. Cona, to vote on the items pulled from the consent agenda.  Motion unanimously carried.

Hearings on Policies and/or Business Itemsmoved up on agenda

01

Public Hearing on Adoption of Instructional Materials for Accounting and Finance, Arts AV Technology and Communication, Automotive, Culinary Arts, Sports Marketing, and Web Design (Office of Teaching and Learning)

Superintendent Commentsmoved up on agenda

Suspended Agenda – moved up on agenda

Other Business and Board Comments

Comments by Mrs. Stuart, Mrs. Gray, Mr. Cona, Mrs. Perez, Vice Chair Snively, Chair Shamburger and Mrs. Hahn.

Employee Input

Leo Haggerty

 

 

 

Jaylen Cole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy Stuart, School Board Member recognized Vice Chair Snively for becoming a Florida School Board Association Certified Board Member.

Adjournment with no further business the meeting was adjourned at 6:10 p.m.  (Audio recording on file.)

 

 

 

 

Tamara Shamburger, Chair

 

 

Attest:

 

 

 

 

Jeff Eakins, Superintendent

And Ex-Officio Secretary

 

 

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