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Manatee School Board Agenda Results: April 8, 2014

Published Wednesday, April 9, 2014

BRADENTON – At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee School Board voted to approve a move to partially terminate an investment agreement with British banking firm Barclays. The board also approved notice of public hearings for a revision to the school district's bullying and harassment policy, as well as a list of policies concerning concussions endured while playing school sports.

  

CALL TO ORDER (5:45 p.m.)

1. Call to Order
2. Color Guard - Bayshore High School
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Invocation
5. Approval of the Orders of the Day (Passed unanimously)


AGENDA AMENDMENTS (Info Only) (5:48 p.m.)

6. Agenda Amendments


STUDENT CELEBRATION
RECOGNITIONS
CHAIR OPENING REMARKS (5:50 p.m.)

7. Opening Remarks by Julie B. Aranibar


SUPERINTENDENT OPENING REMARKS (5:55 p.m.)

8. Opening Remarks by Rick W. Mills


REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS (6:00 p.m. )

9. Legal Department Update
10. Legislative Update
11. Internal Audit Update
Attachment: 040114 Internal Audit Progress Report.pdf

12. Instructional Services Update
Attachment: Instructional Services Update - Media Specialists - April 8 2.pdf

13. Operations Update
Attachment: Human Resources.pdf


PUBLIC COMMENTS (6:25 p.m.)

14. Public Comments


PUBLIC HEARING
APPROVAL OF MINUTES (6:37 p.m.)

15. Approval of Minutes (Passed unanimously)
Attachment: M021114.pdf
Attachment: W031114.pdf
Attachment: M031114.pdf


CONSENT ITEMS (6:39 p.m.)

Approval of Consent Agenda (Passed unanimously; item 26 severed for discussion)

16. Approval of Consent Agenda for April 8, 2014 (Items 16-26)
Purchase(s) Bids $100,000.00 and Under

17. Approval of the Use of the School Board of Sarasota County Bid for Motor Repair and Replacement Services, MCSD No. 14-0046-MR, Not to Exceed $60,000.00
Purchase(s) Bids Over $100,000.00

18. Approval of Renewal (2) on Athletic Clay Field Maintenance, MCSD No. 12-0062-MR, Not to Exceed $125,000.00
Contracts and Grants

19. Approval of the Renewal Agreement Between the School Board of Manatee County and Publix Super Markets, Inc. for On-The-Job Training for Exceptional Student Education Students for the School Year 2014-2015
Attachment: Publix Super Markets.pdf

20. Approval to Apply, Accept and Expend the Florida Department of Education Entitlement Funds for Assessment and Evaluation for the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (P.E.R.T.) in the Amount of $11,073.11 through June 2014
Attachment: PERT Grant 2014.pdf

21. Approval to Apply, Accept, and Expend the Florida Standards Professional Development Action Plan Grant in the amount of $83,980.80 for the 2013-2014 school year
Attachment: Professional Development Action Progject Application.pdf

Finance

22. Approval of Request to Declare Surplus and Donate Computers to Shining Light Church, Removing $24,141.90 from Inventory Records
Attachment: Asset List Computer Donation to Shining Light 4-08-14.pdf
Attachment: Request Letter Shining Light.pdf

23. Approval of the Execution of Response Form and Partial Termination of the Forward Delivery Agreement
Attachment: QSCB and FDA Overview 4.8.14 2 2.pdf
Attachment: EMIR Response Form English 2.pdf
Attachment: Muni EMIR Outreach Letter v5.pdf

Human Resources

24. Approval of the Appointments, Change of Assignments, Deceased, Promotions, Reappointments, Reassignments, Resignations, Retirements, Terminations and Transfers
Attachment: Board Material - 04-08-14.pdf
Miscellaneous

25. Approval to Apply for and Expend the Public Charter School Grant Program Planning, Design, and Implementation (2014-2019) for Rowlett Academy of Arts and Communication, Inc.
Attachment: Rowlett CSP Completed.pdf

26. Approval of the Elementary, Middle and High School Level Staffing Plan for the 2014-2015 School Year
(Removed from consent agenda to allow discussion; became item no. 27; passed unanimously)

INFORMATION ONLY

Leaves

27. Leaves for April 8, 2014 Board Meeting
Attachment: Leaves 04-08-14.pdf

OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS (Discussion Items Pulled from Consent)
NEW BUSINESS (Non-Consent Items) (6:40 p.m.)

28. Approval for Shinn and Company to Provide Professional Services on Validation of Correction Action Plans of Internal Accounts Funds - Project 3, Not to Exceed $8,000
Attachment: Shinn and Company Additional Professional Services for the School Board of Manatee County - 020614.pdf (Passed unanimously)
Attachment: Project 3.pdf

29. Approval for Shinn and Company to Provide Professional Services on Validation of Action Plans Completion - Project 1, Estimated Fees of $35,000 (After concerns raised by Gause and Harvey, Superintendent Mills recommended the item be tabled. Harvey made a motion to table the item as well as item 30. Approval of the tabling passed 3-2, with David Miner and Julie Aranibar dissenting)
Attachment: Shinn and Company Additional Professional Services for the School Board of Manatee County - 020614.pdf
Attachment: Project 1.pdf

 

30. Approval for Professional Services with Shinn and Company to Provide Internal Audit Services for the Remainder of Fiscal Year 14, Not to Exceed $17,500
Attachment: 031714 Internal Audit Services Fiscal Year 2014.pdf
 
31. Approval of Advertising a Notice of Proposed Amendment to Policy 6.12, Employee Contracts, Probation, and Requirements for Continued Employment, and Setting a Public Hearing on the Proposed New Rule at the Board Meeting Scheduled May 13, 2014 (Passed 4-1, with Miner dissenting)
Attachment: 6.12 Rev 03-17-14.pdf

32. Approval of Advertising a Notice of Proposed New Policy 3.14, Procedural Guidelines Regarding Service Animals, and Setting a Public Hearing on the Proposed New Rule at the Board Meeting Scheduled May 13, 2014 (Passed 4-1, with Miner dissenting)
Attachment: 3.14, Service Animals, 030614.pdf

 

33. Approval of Advertising a Notice of Proposed Amendment to Policy 5.15, Bullying and Harassment, and Setting a Public Hearing on the Proposed Amendment at the Board Meeting Scheduled May 13, 2014 (Passed 4-1, with Miner dissenting - Miner explained that he agreed with the policy revision, but thought that it should be discussed during the next school year)
Attachment: Proposed amended 5.15, Bullying and Harassment, 03-31-14.pdf

 

04/08/14

Collaboration: Staff Attorney

34. Approval of Advertising a Notice of Proposed New Policy 5.18, Athletics: Management of Sports-Related Concussion and Head Injuries, and Setting a Public Hearing on the Proposed New Policy at the Board Meeting Scheduled May 13, 2014 (Passed 4-1, with Miner dissenting for same reason as dissent for item 33)
Attachment: Policy 5.18 - Management of Sports-related Concussion and Head Injuries, 04-01-14.pdf

 

SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP ITEMS (7:20 p.m.)

35. School Board Workshop Items
Karen Carpenter said the school board needs to expand evaluations of staff by doing a process evaluation during the Summer. She said the board "needs to consciously evaluate" auditors Shinn & Co. and the board's legal department services.


BOARD COMMENTS (7:22 p.m.)

36. Board Comments
Barbara Harvey thanked Superintendent Mills and Deputy Superintendent Diana Greene for working on programs to address scholarships for students.
Bob Gause brought up that FCAT 2.0 is coming out, and that parents and students should be prepared for it.
Karen Carpenter thanked the volunteers that help out in the community.
 

ADJOURNMENT (7:47 p.m.)

Adjournment of Meeting

37. Adjournment

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