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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

Miami, Florida

OFFICIAL AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019                      REGULAR BOARD MEETING                        11:00 A. M.
       REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING*

(Following the conclusion of the regular agenda,
but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)


(*Following the conclusion of the regular agenda, but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK TO AN AGENDA ITEM listed for this meeting and/or the REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING should submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools, 1450 N.E. Second Avenue, Room 102, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019.

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* The public hearing shall begin no later than approximately 6:30 p.m. The Chair may begin calling speakers who are present immediately following the conclusion of the regular agenda. The public hearing shall not conclude before 4:30 p.m., unless all of the speakers signed up to speak are present and have been given the opportunity to speak.

Citizens who wish to speak on matters not on the agenda, or on agenda items that appear on the consent agenda, will be heard at the public hearing. The total time allotted for the public hearing shall not exceed one and one-half hours.

Pursuant to Board Policy 0169.1, a person not scheduled in advance to speak on a non-agenda topic must submit, either before or during the regularly scheduled meeting, a written request to the Chair. Board members present at the meeting must vote by a majority for the person to be heard.

The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, seeks public input and participation. However, the public purpose is not served when citizens become disorderly or disrupt the meeting. Accordingly, the Chair may order the removal from any School Board meeting of any person interfering with the expeditious or orderly process of the meeting provided the Chair has first issued a warning that continued interference with the orderly processes of the meeting will result in removal. Any law enforcement authority or a sergeant-at-arms designated by Chair shall remove any person ordered removed pursuant to this section §1001.372 (3), Fla.Stat.


11:00 A. M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION


Pursuant to its Policies, proposed Board member resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations will be presented at 11:00 a.m. Upon vote being taken, the Board will recess to present the approved resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations, to which all persons are invited. The Superintendent’s Special Orders shall follow the Board Member presentations.

The Board will then reconvene the regular public meeting, including other hearings, in accordance with Policies of the Board, at 1:00 p.m.

 

B-3  REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE MIAMI MARLINS BASEBALL TEAM

 

B-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MR. NELSON C. BELLIDO

 

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

 


STUDENT PERFORMANCE

  • Winston Park K-8 Center Junior Thespian Troupe

 


AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS: AUGUST 6, 2019

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES: AUGUST 14, 2019


B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Board Member Announcements *

- Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)


(*ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

SUPERINTENDENT’S SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS (11:00 A.M.)


A., C. THROUGH G. ADMINISTRATION’S NEW BUSINESS ITEMS AND SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY’S ITEMS

NOTE: AGENDA ITEMS E-14, E-15 and E-16 WILL BE VOTED ON BY THE BOARD FOLLOWING THE SECOND BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

(ITEMS WILL BE HEARD AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00 P.M.)


C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY


D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT


E. INNOVATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY


F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION


G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY


H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Proposed Board Member Initiatives

- Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business


I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Correspondence, Reports and Other Information (Pre-Taped Items)


REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKERS AND/OR SPEAKERS TO CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE HEARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOARD POLICY.


THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL BEGIN NO LATER THAN APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M.  THE CHAIR MAY BEGIN CALLING SPEAKERS WHO ARE PRESENT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR AGENDA.  THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL NOT CONCLUDE BEFORE 4:30 P.M., UNLESS ALL OF THE SPEAKERS SIGNED UP TO SPEAK ARE PRESENT AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK. 



A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

A-1 SUPERINTENDENT’S INFORMATIONAL REPORTS TO THE BOARD ON SELECTED TOPICS

  • Opening of Schools
  • Mental Health Update

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

- Board Member Announcements *

- Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

(*ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)



C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

C-1  REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE (1) ONE RENEWAL CURRICULUM SUPPORT SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH ALPHA CHARTER OF EXCELLENCE, INC. ON BEHALF OF ALPHA CHARTER OF EXCELLENCE; AND (2) TWO NEW CURRICULUM SUPPORT SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH BEACON COLLEGE PREP, INC. ON BEHALF OF BEACON COLLEGE PREP AND BEACON COLLEGE PREP MIDDLE SCHOOL

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the Superintendent to negotiate and execute one renewal curriculum support service agreement with Alpha Charter of Excellence, Inc. on behalf of Alpha Charter of Excellence and two new curriculum support service agreements with Beacon College Prep, Inc. on behalf of Beacon College Prep and Beacon College Prep Middle School, with an option to renew, for a mutually agreed upon fee of up to 10% of funds received by the school through the Florida Education Finance Program per student Full Time Equivalent per year.

 

C-2 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE TESTING CALENDAR FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2019-2020 Testing Calendar.

 

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20  REQUEST APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Personnel Action Listing 1123 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves, separations, retirements and resignations from July 25, 2019 through August 15, 2019.


D-21  REQUEST APPROVAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2019-2020

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective September 5, 2019, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item and authorize compensation adjustments upon appointment and thereafter as stipulated in the agenda item.


D-22  REQUEST APPROVAL OF THE REVISIONS TO THE PERSONNEL INVESTIGATIVE MODEL (PIM)

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. approve the recommended revisions to the Personnel Investigative Model (PIM) to be effective September 5, 2019; and

2. authorize the Superintendent to obtain an agreement with the affected bargaining units.

 

D-23  REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND CITIZEN’S CRIME WATCH OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, INC.

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contractual services agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Citizen’s Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County, Inc., in an amount of $71,000


D-55  DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR EMPLOYEES

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for:

  1. agreed upon disciplinary action; and
  2. disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding

 


D-68 FINAL READING: PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW BOARD POLICY 5330.03, MEDICAL MARIJUANA

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt new Policy 5330.03, Medical Marijuana, and authorize the Superintendent to file the Policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective September 4, 2019.

 

E. INNOVATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS, AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY

E-1 APPROVAL OF THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2019

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1.         approve the Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2019; and

2.         authorize the Superintendent to submit the approved report to the Florida Department of Education.

 

E-2 NON-EXPENDABLE PERSONAL PROPERTY INVENTORY DELETIONS AND RECOVERIES REPORT FOR APRIL, MAY AND JUNE 2019

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Non-Expendable Personal Property Inventory Deletions and Recoveries Report containing 1,000 deletions with a depreciated cost of $513,687 and 30 recoveries with a depreciated cost of $11,102 to update the records for April, May and June 2019.

 

E-14 ADOPTION OF MILLAGE LEVY RESOLUTION FOR FY 2019-20

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to adopt the following millage rates for FY 2019-20 for a total of 7.148 mills:

  1. locally levied Discretionary Operating millage levy of .748 mills and Capital Outlay millage levy of 1.500 mills; 
  2. state established Required Local Effort millage levy of 4.027 mills;
  3. Additional Operating voted levy of .75 mills; and
  4. Debt Service levy of .123 mills.

 

E-15 ADOPTION OF FIVE-YEAR FACILITIES WORK PROGRAM REQUIRED BY S.1013.35, FLORIDA STATUTES

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. adopt the Educational Facilities Plan and the Five-Year Facilities Work Program for FY 2019-20 through FY 2023-24 and all required supporting documentation.
  2. authorize the Superintendent to make minor budget, project and schedule adjustments, if necessary, and report in writing to the Board.

 

E-16 FINAL ADOPTION OF THE FY 2019-20 BUDGET

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the FY 2019-20 Annual Budget by approving changes from the Tentative Adopted Budget as enumerated on pages 2 through 12 and the revenues and appropriations delineated on the official state budget forms and including any amendments approved by the Board following the public hearing on September 4, 2019.

 

E-17 RESOLUTION NO. 3, FY 2018-19 GENERAL FUND FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. adopt Resolution No. 3, FY 2018-19 General Fund Final Budget Review, decreasing revenues and appropriations by $33,821,140; and
  2. adopt Summary of Revenues and Appropriations and the Summary of Appropriations by Function.

 

E-18 RESOLUTION NO. 3, FY 2018-19 CAPITAL OUTLAY FUNDS FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. adopt Resolution No. 3, FY 2018-19 Capital Outlay Funds Final Budget Review, accepting donations, adjusting revenues, appropriations, and reserves by $ (853,474) and documenting estimated changes in object codes, as described on page 5 and summarized on page 6.
  2. authorize changes to the Five-Year Facilities Work Program which result from Resolution No. 3, FY 2018-19 Capital Outlay Funds Final Budget Review.

 

E-19 RESOLUTION NO. 3, FY 2018-19 DEBT SERVICE FUNDS FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 3, FY 2018-19 Debt Service Funds Final Budget Review, (1) recognizing changes in revenue, non-revenue sources, and transfers in from other funds, and (2) amending appropriations and year end fund balance by the amount of $ 2,545,867.

 

E-20  RESOLUTION NO. 3, FY 2018-19 OTHER FEDERAL PROGRAMS (CONTRACTED PROGRAMS) FUND FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. adopt resolution No. 3, FY 2018-19 Contracted Programs Fund Final Budget Review, increasing revenues and appropriations by $2,708,936 and
  2. adopt the Summary of Revenues and Appropriations (page 2 of the agenda item) and the Summary of Appropriations by Function (page 4 of the agenda item).

 

E-21 RESOLUTION NO. 2, FY 2018-19 SPECIAL REVENUE - FOOD SERVICE FUND FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 2, FY 2018-19 Food Service Fund Final Budget Review, decreasing revenues by $1,579,651, decreasing appropriations by $5,339,860 and increasing ending fund balance by $3,760,209.

 

E-22 RESOLUTION NO. 1 FY 2018-19 MISCELLANEOUS SPECIAL REVENUE – SCHOOL BOARD LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND AND RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2018-19 SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL EVENTS TRUST FUND FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. adopt Resolution No. 1, the FY 2018-19 Miscellaneous Special Revenue – School Board Law Enforcement Trust Fund – Final Budget Review, increasing revenues by $44,641, decreasing appropriations by $43,310 and increasing ending fund balance by $87,951 as shown on the schedule on page 3 of 4; and
  2. adopt Resolution No. 1, the FY 2018-19 Miscellaneous Special Revenue – School Board Special Events Trust Fund - Final Budget Review, increasing revenues by $18,334, increasing appropriations by $30 and increasing ending fund balance by $18,304 as shown on the schedule on page 4 of 4 of the agenda item.

E-23 RESOLUTION NO. 3, FY 2018-19 Internal Service Fund FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt Resolution No. 3, the FY 2018-19 Internal Service Fund Final Budget Review, decreasing revenues, expenses, transfers and net position by $3,772,358 as shown on the schedule on page 2 of 2 of the agenda item.

 

E-24 RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2018-19 fiduciary Fund – PENSION TRUST FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt Resolution No. 1, the FY 2018-19 Fiduciary Fund - Pension Trust - Final Budget Review, increasing additions by $64,055, decreasing deductions by $228,643 and increasing net position by $292,698 as shown on the schedule on page 2 of 2 of the agenda item.

 

E-25 RESOLUTION NO. 2 ON THE USE OF FY 2018-19 CATEGORICAL FLEXIBILITY FUNDS FINAL BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt Resolution No. 2 to provide flexibility for the selected FY 2018-19 Categorical Program as shown on the attached form in the amount of $11,777,747.

 

E-26 ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 1 ON THE USE OF FY 2019-20 CATEGORICAL FLEXIBILITY

RECOMMENDED:   That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt Resolution No. 1 to provide flexibility for the selected FY 2019-20 Categorical Programs as shown on the attached form in the amount of $11,702,497.

 

E-141 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-021-HR – FOOD SERVICE LARGE, SMALL EQUIPMENT AND KITCHENWARE SUPPLIES

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1.   AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO.  ITB-18-021-HR – FOOD SERVICE LARGE, SMALL EQUIPMENT AND KITCHENWARE SUPPLIES - to establish a pre-approved vendor list for large and small food service equipment, and kitchenware supplies, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. during the term of the bid, with an initial effective date of September 4, 2019 through September 3, 2022, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

 

A. GENERAL HOTEL & RESTAURANT SUPPLY CORP. 
13900 NW 82ND AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33016
OWNER/OPERATOR: MARILYN OQUENDO, BID SPECIALIST

SUBCONTRACTOR(S):
HERITAGE FOOD SERVICE GROUP, INC.
5130 EXECUTIVE BOULEVARD
FORT WAYNE, IN 46808
OWNER/OPERATOR: JOHN MCDONOUGH, PRESIDENT

STAINLESS DEPOT & ASSOCIATES CORP.
14036 SW 140TH STREET
MIAMI, FL 33186
OWNER/OPERATOR: ALEXANDER HERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT

 

B. GULF ICE SYSTEMS, INC.     
7790 SEARS BOULEVARD
PENSACOLA, FL 32514
OWNER/OPERATOR: PATRICIA M. HOWELL, CEO

SUBCONTRACTOR(S):
MOE’S REPAIR SERVICE INC.
1241 NW 94TH AVENUE
PLANTATION, FL 33322
OWNER/OPERATOR: MOHAMMAD ABOOTORABI, PRESIDENT

 

C. LACE FOOD SERVICE CORPORATION                         
10490 NW 26 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33172
OWNER/OPERATOR: LUIS FERNANDEZ, VICE PRESIDENT

SUBCONTRACTOR(S):
MIAMI RESTAURANTS REPAIRS, INC.
7150 NW 77TH TERRACE
MEDLEY, FL 33166
OWNER/OPERATOR: ALBERTO RAMIREZ, PRESIDENT

 

D. SAM TELL AND SON, INC.                                     
300 SMITH STREET
FARMINGDALE, NY 11735
OWNER/OPERATOR: MARC TELL, PRESIDENT

SUBCONTRACTOR(S):
EEC ACQUISITION, LLC DBA SMART CARE EQUIPMENT
SOLUTIONS
370 WABASHA STREET NORTH, SUITE 1700
ST. PAUL, MN 55102
OWNER/OPERATOR: WILLIAM EMORY, CEO

ITW FOOD EQUIPMENT GROUP LLC DBA HOBART SERVICE
701 SOUTH RIDGE AVENUE
TROY, OH 45374
OWNER/OPERATOR: ILC INVESTMENTS HOLDINGS INC.

MIAMI RESTAURANTS REPAIRS, INC.
7150 NW 77TH TERRACE
MEDLEY, FL 33166
OWNER/OPERATOR: ALBERTO RAMIREZ, PRESIDENT

RESTAURANT SERVICES, INC.
5200 BLUE LAGOON DRIVE, SUITE 300
MIAMI, FL 33126
OWNER/OPERATOR: MICHAEL BURNS, VICE PRESIDENT

 

E. TRIMARK STRATEGIC DBA STRATEGIC EQUIPMENT, LLC
505 COLLINS STREET
SOUTH ATTLEBORO, MA 02703
OWNER/OPERATOR: AMY LEISURE, ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE

 

F. UNITED ELECTRIC MOTORS, LLC                        MWBE/SBE
DBA SOUTHERN ELECTRIC MOTORS
7100 NW 72ND AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33166
OWNER/OPERATOR: BLADIMIR URENA, PRESIDENT
HISPANIC AMERICAN

 

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $14,000,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $4,666,666 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

 

E-142 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-044-MJ – SECURITY GUARD SERVICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-024-MJ – SECURITY GUARD SERVICES, to establish a contract, at firm, unite prices, for the purchase of security guard services for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, with an initial effective date of September 4, 2019 through September 3, 2022, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:
    1. PRIMARY

    2. HAYNES SECURITY SERVICES, INC      MBE/VBE/MWBE
      7900 NW 27TH AVE, STE. E-239A
      MIAMI, FL 33147
      OWNER/OFFICER: EDWARD LEE HAYNES
      AFRICAN AMERICAN

      ALTERNATE

    3. KING INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY SERVICES, INC.  SBE/MWBE         
      2880 WEST OAKLAND PARK BOULEVARD, 211
      OAKLAND PARK, FL 33311
      OWNER/OFFICER: KAOLA T. KING, CEO
      AFRICAN AMERICAN
    4. BRIGHT LIGHT SECURITY SERVICES LLC              MWBE
      3600 S. STATE ROAD 7
      SUITE 260
      MIRAMAR, FL 33023
      OWNER/OFFICER: MAXINE M. GORDON
      AFRICAN AMERICAN
  2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to award the contract to provide security guard services, subject to availability of funding, for the initial contract term, and for each subsequent extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not guarantee any estimated quantities will be purchased.

 

E-143 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-042-HR – FOOD SERVICE PAPER PRODUCTS AND CONTAINERS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1.   AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-042-HR – FOOD SERVICE PAPER PRODUCTS AND CONTAINERS - to establish a pre-approved vendor list for the purchase and delivery of food service products and containers, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. during the term of the bid, with an initial effective date of September 4, 2019 through September 3, 2021, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

    A. ALL FLORIDA PAPER, LLC                      MWBE 
    9150 NW 105TH WAY
    MEDLEY, FL 33178
    OWNER/OPERATOR: MARISEL CACERES, MANAGER
    HISPANIC AMERICAN

    B. BIOPLANET CORP.    
    21110 NORTH SUMMITRY CIRCLE
    KATY, TX 77449
    OWNER/OPERATOR: BERNARDO HERRERO, PRESIDENT

    C. DADE PAPER & BAG, LLC                        
    9601 NW 112TH AVENUE
    MIAMI, FL 33178
    OWNER/OPERATOR: VICKIE SCAGLIONE, BID DIRECTOR

    D. H.M.A. OF MIAMI INC.                    
    240 WEST 27TH STREET
    HIALEAH, FL 33010
    OWNER/OPERATOR: GRISELL MUTTER, PRESIDENT

    E. LACE FOODSERVICE CORPORATION                                     
    10490 NW  26TH STREET
    MIAMI, FL 33172
    OWNER/OPERATOR: LUIS FERNANDEZ, VICE PRESIDENT

    F. MINMOR INDUSTRIES LLC          
    6010 EARLE BROWN DRIVE
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55430
    OWNER/OPERATOR: LINDSEY MILLER, PROJECT MANAGER

    G. MY GOODIES STORE LLC                        MBE/MWBE
    11933 NE 12TH AVENUE
    BISCAYNE PARK, FL 33161
    OWNER/OPERATOR: ROLANDE SAINT PREUX, VICE PRESIDENT
    AFRICAN AMERICAN

    H. SERV-PAK PRODUCTS, INC.                              
    5844 DAWSON STREET
    HOLLYWOOD, FL 33023
    OWNER/OPERATOR: RICHARD KATZ, PRESIDENT

    I. SOUTHEASTERN PAPER GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.          
    3850 PORT JACKSONVILLE PARKWAY, SUITE 7
    JACKSONVILLE, FL 32226
    OWNER/OPERATOR: E. LEWIS MILLER, JR., CEO   

    J. Y-NOT DESIGN & MFG. INC., DBA Y-NOT            MWBE
    3485 NW 65TH STREET
    MIAMI, FL 33147
    OWNER/OPERATOR: ANGELINA GARCIA, VICE PRESIDENT
    HISPANIC AMERICAN

  2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $12,000,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $6,000,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.
 

E-144 PARTIAL AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-18-019-HR– FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS, SERVICE CONTRACT

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. PARTIAL AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO.  ITB-18-019-HR – FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS, SERVICE CONTRACT, to establish a contract to furnish necessary labor, transportation, material and equipment to test, service, inspect, repair and maintain fire suppression systems, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. during the term of the bid, with an initial effective date of September 4, 2019 through September 3, 2022, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and the successful bidder, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:
                                              
    CITY FIRE INCORPORATED               SBE/MWBE
    5708 SW 25TH STREET
    HOLLYWOOD, FL 33023
    OWNER/OPERATOR: GERARD STUMM, JR., PRESIDENT
    WOMAN-OWNED
  2. REJECT Groups 1 and 2: Engineered Systems, items 1 to 14, to allow for rebidding.
  3. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $750,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $250,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-146 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-053-DP – ANTI-VIRUS & ENDPOINT PROTECTION

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. AWARD Request for Proposals No. RFP-18-053-DP – ANTI-VIRUS & ENDPOINT PROTECTION, to establish contracts for anti-virus and endpoint protection solutions against a broad range of current and emerging threats at Miami-Dade County Public Schools, during the term of the bid, with an effective date of September 4, 2019, through September 3, 2022, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidders, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

    1. DIGITALERA GROUP, LLC          MWBE
      4931 SW 75TH AVENUE
      MIAMI, FL 33155
      OWNER/OFFICER: CLIFFORD J DYER, MGR
      HISPANIC AMERICAN
    2. UNITED DATA TECHNOLOGIES, INC   MWBE
      DBA UDT
      2900 MONARCH LAKES BOULEVARD, SUITE 300
      MIRAMAR, FL 33027
      OWNER/OFFICER: ENRIQUE A FLECHES, CEO
      HISPANIC AMERICAN
  2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $450,000 for the initial contract term and an amount not to exceed $150,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-147 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-057-MT - GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE AND FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PROGRAM – DENTAL COVERAGE

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-18-057-MT - GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE AND FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PROGRAM – DENTAL COVERAGE, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools employees, dependents and retirees, with initial effective date of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2024, and may, by mutual agreement, be extended for one (1) additional two (2) year period subject to successful negotiations:
    1. Dental Coverage:
      1. DELTA DENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY
        5200 BLUE LAGOON DRIVE, SUITE 110
        MIAMI, FL 33126
        OWNER/OFFICER: MICHAEL MANER, VP, SALES

        SUBCONTRACTOR:
        JNICK MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC.           MBE/MWBE
        2425 NW 43RD STREET
        MIAMI, FL 33142
        AFRICAN AMERICAN
      2. UNITEDHEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC.
        3100 SW 145 AVENUE, SUITE 200
        MIRAMAR, FL 33027
        OWNER/OFFICER: GINA CICCIA, VP OF FLORIDA
        PUBLIC & LABOR SALES
        Delta Dental and UnitedHealthcare at the following monthly premiums:
  2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to award the contract to provide Group Term Life Insurance and Flexible Benefits Program – Dental Services, for the initial contract term, and for each subsequent extension period.

 

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS/ DONATIONS FOR FOUR PROGRAMS FROM MULTIPLE FUNDING SOURCES AND ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH THE AGENCIES PRESCRIBED IN THE GRANT

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

  1. accept four grant awards for programs from:
    1. Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities at the University of Central Florida under the Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program Enhancement Grant, in the approximate amount of $300,000, for the grant period of August 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021;
    2. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under Adult Education and Family Literacy, Adult General Education, in the approximate amount of $3,413,976, for the grant period of July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020;
    3. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under Adult Education and Family Literacy, English Literacy & Civics Education, in the approximate amount of $2,300,000, for the grant period of July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020; and
    4. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Florida Public Television Stations Grant, in the approximate amount of $320,400, for the grant period of July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.
  2. enter into contractual service agreements with the agencies prescribed in the grant, with whom the School Board must contract, pursuant to Board Policy 6320 – Purchase Approval and Competitive; Bidding Process Requirements;
  3. extend these programs and contractual agreements as authorized through official notification from the granting agency in order to complete the goals of the program;
  4. retain funds from the grant in an amount not to exceed the annually negotiated indirect cost rate, as allowed and approved by the FLDOE;
  5. direct Financial Services to establish appropriations in the amount approved or as amended by the granting agency; such appropriations to be reported periodically to the Board;
  6. authorize travel out-of-state as required by the grant parameters; and
  7. eliminate any grant-funded position upon cessation of the grant funds and place the impacted employee(s) on the Personnel Action Listing of Instructional and Non-Instructional Appointments, Reassignments, Leaves and Separations for the relevant period.

 

E-202 ADOPTION OF PROPOSED 2020 STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PROGRAMS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

  1. adopt the proposed 2020 State and Federal Legislative programs; and
  2. authorize the Superintendent to use District resources and to advocate for the best interest of the District on issues at the state and federal levels that may have fiscal, local control, and/or governance impact on Miami-Dade County Public Schools' operations, but does not have major policy implications, provided such issues are reported to the Board.

 

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-26   COMMISSION OF SR ARCHITECTS, P.A., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (A/E) FOR PART 2 (FULL A/E) SERVICES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT EVERGLADES K-8 CENTER, PROJECT NUMBER 01424800

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission SR Architects, P.A., as Architect/Engineer of Record for Part 2 (Full A/E) Services for General Obligation Bond Funded Renovations at Everglades K-8 Center, located at 8375 S.W. 16 Street, Miami, Florida 33155, Project Number 01424800, as follows:

  1. A lump sum fee of $259,000 for Part 2 Basic Services; and
  2. Project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-27 COMMISSION OF SILVA ARCHITECTS, L.L.C., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED PHASE I, K-8 CONVERSION AT BISCAYNE GARDENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL/THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (A REUSE OF PALM SPRINGS NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PHASE II REPLACEMENT OF BUILDING 01), PROJECT NUMBER 01432800

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Silva Architects, L.L.C., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded Phase I, K-8 Conversion at Biscayne Gardens Elementary School/Thomas Jefferson Middle School (a reuse of Palm Springs North Elementary School, Phase II Replacement of Building 01), Project Number 01432800, as follows:

  1. a lump sum fee of $350,000 for A/E Basic Services; and
  2. supporting services and fees, project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-28 APPROVAL OF UPDATED PROCEDURES FOR THE SELECTION OF BUILDING CODE CONSULTANT SERVICES, RELATED TO SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 6330 – ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL, LAND SURVEYING, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND INSPECTION SERVICES

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve updated Procedures for the Selection of Building Code Consultant Services, related to School Board Policy 6330 - Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural, Land Surveying, Construction Management, Program Management and Inspection Services.

 

F-40 CHANGE ORDER CONFIRMATION OR APPROVAL

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm or approve:

B-1.    Change Order Number 12 on Project Number 01339200, General Obligation Bond funded partial replacement/renovations, Cutler Bay Middle School for an additional cost of $28,545.92.

B-2.  Final Change Order, Change Order Number 1 on Project Number 01435500, General Obligation Bond funded renovation project, Toussaint L'Ouverture Elementary School for a credit of $104,044.31 and a time extension of 20 days.


G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1  FINAL READING: AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICIES 8405, SCHOOL SAFETY; 5112, ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS; AND 8330, STUDENT RECORDS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt proposed amendments to Board Policies 8405, School Safety, 5112, Entrance Requirements, and 8330, Student Records, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policies with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective September 4, 2019.


G-2  FINAL READING: TO AMEND BOARD POLICY 6550, TRAVEL AND PER DIEM; AND BYLAW 0166, NON-PUBLIC MEETINGS

RECOMMENDED:  That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to adopt proposed amendments to amend Policy 6550, Travel and Per Diem, and Bylaw 0166, Non-Public Meetings, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy and bylaw with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective September 4, 2019.


H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3  LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the School Board Chair to schedule a work session with the Board’s legislative lobbyists as soon as it is feasible.


H-4  SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 AS NATIONAL SCHOOL BACKPACK AWARENESS DAY

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS:      That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse Wednesday, September 18, 2019 as National School Backpack Awareness Day in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.


H-5  SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF FLORIDA’S FIRST LADY CASEY DESANTIS MULTI-AGENCY MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE INITIATIVE: HOPE FOR HEALING FLORIDA

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis Multi-Agency Mental Health and Substance Abuse Initiative: Hope for Healing Florida.


H-6 REQUEST THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTRY, FLORIDA TO ENDORSE SEPTEMBER 2019 AS NATIONAL CHILDHOOD OBESITY AWARENESS MONTH

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse September 2019 as National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.


H-7 EXPLORING MODIFICATION OF SCHOOL BOARD PURCHASING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL:

That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to explore if it would be feasible to:

  1. require the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) to meet with the end-user department prior to solicitation documents being finalized in order to determine which competitive solicitation process is most aligned with diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  2. award additional points, percentage points, and/or a combination of incentives to small owned businesses, micro owned Businesses, veteran owned businesses, minority owned businesses, and women-owned small businesses that have not been contracted by the School Board in the last six months; and
  3. provide a status update to the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, by the November 20, 2019 regular School Board Meeting

H-8 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENTRECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH THROUGHOUT MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and request that the Superintendent distribute educational information throughout Miami-Dade County Public Schools.


H-9SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF NATIONAL TEEN DRIVER SAFETY WEEK, OCTOBER 20-26, 2019, AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF YEAR-ROUND SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES AT ALL DISTRICT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 20-26, 2019, and encouragement of year-round safe driving practices at all District high schools.

 

H-10 DISTRICT COLLABORATION WITH OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS TO CREATE AWARENESS ON THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC CHARGE ON OUR FAMILIES

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, request that the Superintendent explore the feasibility of increasing awareness by our students and their families of the implications of the new rules interpreting the “public charge” provision of INA and of their continued ability to lawfully obtain certain public benefits.

 

H-11 CHILD SAFE KITS

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to explore the feasibility of distributing Child Safe kits throughout the District and report back to the Board by the November 20, 2019 School Board Meeting.

 

H-12 CRUELTY FREE ANIMAL CONTROL    

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:

  1. Investigate the allegations involving M-DCPS procuring private animal control agencies and their practices, the scope of the problem of stray cats on school and District property, and make recommendations to address the issue, including but not limited to, initiating rulemaking procedures to prohibit the procurement of private animal control agencies for the removal of cats from School property if appropriate;    
  2. Explore the feasibility of creating a formal procedure for schools to contact Miami-Dade County Animal Services for the removal of cats from school and District property; and
  3. Report back to the Board by the December 11, 2019 School Board Meeting.

 

H-13 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ ENDORSEMENT OF THE NAACP ACT-SO PROGRAM

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse and support the NAACP ACT-SO program and the participation of students in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools.


Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business


I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS


I-1 CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION

Individual Board members may present correspondence addressed to them, reports from various committees on which they serve as School Board Liaison and other education-related information of interest to the public.  This item is pre-taped and will be aired upon conclusion of the Board meeting.


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