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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Miami, Florida

OFFICIAL AGENDA

July 16, 2014 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.)

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 158, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014.

Speakers Supplemental List will generally be posted on Tuesday PM or Wednesday AM prior to the meeting. To view a history of the changes to the Agenda click here.

*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.
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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 11:45 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 Board will then reconvene the regular public meeting, including other hearings, in accordance with the Rules of the Board, at 1:00 p.m.

H-3 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-067 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA recognizing LAUREN’S KIDS

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-067 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Lauren’s Kids.

H-4 Request approval of resolution NO. 14-068 OF the school board of miami-dade county, florida recognizing nassleo scholarship winners (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-068 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing NASSLEO scholarship winners.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE 2014 WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY FLYER FOR DISTRIBUTION DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the 2014 Welcome Back to School Safety Flyer for distribution during the first week of school.

H-8 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-069 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MATTHEW ZAYAS-BAZAN FOR HIS DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROGRAM “ONLY4TEENS” (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MR. CARLOS L. CURBELO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-069 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Matthew Zayas-Bazan for his Development of the program "Only4Teens."

H-9 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-070 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE CIRCLE OF BROTHERHOOD (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-070 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Circle of Brotherhood.

H-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-XXX OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. PABLO MIRANDA AND DR. STEVEN PERROTTI OF GATEWAY DENTAL (withdrawn)

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • June 4, 2014
  • June 17, 2014

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • June 11, 2014 School Board Meeting
  • June 18, 2014 School Board Meeting

BOARD MEMBER RESOLUTIONS AND RECOGNITIONS (11:00 A.M.)

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

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

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

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS (ITEMS WILL BE HEARD AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00 P.M.)

C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)
  • 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 (revised)

  • Report on School Grades
  • Budget Update

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

C-1 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION THE SUPERINTENDENT SCHOOLS TO INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF SOUTH FLORIDA, INC. TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN AN AMOUNT NOT EXCEED $204,927, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2014, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2015, CONTINGENT UPON APPROVAL OF THE 2014-2015 DISTRICT BUDGET

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to: 1. enter into a contractual agreement with Goodwill Industries of South Florida, Inc. to provide educational and vocational training services to students with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $204,927, effective August 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, contingent upon approval of the 2014-2015 District Budget; and

2. grant an exception pursuant toSchool Board Policy 6320 based on specific expertise.

Theappropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2014-2015 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2014, contingent upon approval of the 2014-2015 District Budget.

C-2 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH THREE COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO OPERATE PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, BIRTH THROUGH AGE TWO, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,670,459, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2014, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2015, CONTINGENT UPON APPROVAL OF THE 2014-2015 DISTRICT BUDGET

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

1. enter into contractual agreements with three community agencies to operate programs for children with disabilities, birth through age two, in an amount not to exceed $2,670,459, effective August 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, contingent upon approval of the 2014-2015 District Budget, as follows:

  • Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,458,215;
  • Easter Seals South Florida, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $949,175;
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association of Miami, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $263,069; and

2. grant an exception to School Board Policy 6320, based on specific expertise.

The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2014-2015 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2014, contingent upon approval of the 2014-2015 District Budget.

C-30 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF ONE CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION, TWO NEW CHARTER SCHOOL VIRTUAL CONTRACTS, TWO CHARTER SCHOOL RENEWALS AND FOUR AMENDED CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTS

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

1. Approve one (1) charter school application and authorize the Superintendent to negotiate a contract reflecting the contents of the application as approved by the School Board for True North Classical Academy, Inc. on behalf of True North Classical Academy.

2. Approve two (2) new charter virtual contracts with:

a. International Studies Charter High School, Inc., on behalf of International Studies Virtual Academy, for a term of five years, commencing with the 2013-2014 school year and ending on June 30, 2018, as a deferral was granted for one year; and

b. Somerset Virtual Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Virtual Academy Middle High, for a term of five years, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2019.

3. Approve two (2) renewed charter contracts with:

a. Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy High School, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to renew the contract for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2029; and

b. Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy Charter Middle School, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to renew the contract for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2029.

4. Approve four (4) amended charter school contracts with:

a. ASPIRA of Florida, Inc., on behalf of ASPIRA Eugenio Maria de Hostos Youth Leadership, to change the school’s name to ASPIRA Arts DECO Charter, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2016;

b. ASPIRA of Florida, Inc., on behalf of ASPIRA South Youth Leadership Charter School, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to (i.) change the school’s name to ASPIRA Leadership and College Preparatory Academy; (ii.) add Kindergarten through grade five; and (iii.) increase enrollment from 375 students to a maximum of 504 students, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2018;

c. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Academy Charter Middle School, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to (i.) increase enrollment from 1,495 students to a maximum of 1,719 students; and (ii.) add an adjacent facility located at 8003 N.W. 103rd Street, Hialeah Gardens, Florida 33016; Folio No. 27-3003-001-0110, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2028; and

d. Miami Arts, Inc., on behalf of Miami Arts Charter School, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to increase enrollment from 1,250 students to a maximum of 2,650 students, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2024.

5. Approve a Reduction-in-Force/Layoff as needed, only to the extent described in this item as Total Initial Loss, in accordance with School Board policies and applicable collective bargaining agreements.

C-50 EXPULSION AND ASSIGNMENT OF STUDENTS TO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PROGRAM

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

1. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-33 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assign to alternative school/programs for the maximum time permitted under law, which commenced on the date of the incidents giving rise to the expulsions during the 2013-2014 school year and ends at the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year;

2. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-36 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assign to alternative school/programs for the maximum time permitted under law, which commenced on the date of the incidents giving rise to the expulsions during the 2013-2014 school year and ends at the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year;

3. provide educational services in alternative school/programs during the term of the expulsion; and

4. following the term of the expulsions, permit the students to be returned to regular school programs in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, if approved by School Operations.

C-70 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR STUDENTS TO TRAVEL OUT-OF-COUNTRY

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

1. Out-of-country field trip to London, England; Paris, France; and Madrid, Spain, for the students at Felix Varela Senior High School;

2. Out-of-country field trip to Lisbon, Portugal; Seville and Madrid, Spain, for the students at G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School;

3. Out-of-country field trip to Paris, France, for the students at Hialeah Senior High School;

4. Out-of-country field trip to Paris, Normandy, Brittany, France, for the students at South Miami Senior High School; and

5. Out-of-country field trip to Madrid, Cordoba and Seville, Spain, for the students at Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center.

C-80 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS FOR TWO PROGRAMS FROM MULTIPLE FUNDING SOURCES AND ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH THE AGENCIES PRESCRIBED IN THE GRANTS

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

1. accept grant awards for two programs from:

a. Miami-Dade County for funding under the Early Head Start Program, in the approximate amount of $2,393,802, for the grant period of August 1, 2014, through July 31, 2015; and

b. Miami-Dade County for funding under the Head Start Program, in the approximate amount of $12,154,124, for the grant period of August 1, 2014, through July 31, 2015.

2. enter into contractual services agreements with the agencies prescribed in the grants, with whom the School Board must contract, pursuant to Board Policy 6320 – Purchase Approval and Competitive; Bidding Process Requirements:

a. Miami-Dade County, in the approximate amount of $2,393,802 in support of the Early Head Start Program; and

b. Miami-Dade County, in the approximate amount of $12,154,124, in support of the Head Start Program.

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 grants 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 amounts 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. upon cessation of the grant funds, any grant-funded position will be eliminated, and the impacted employee(s) will be placed on the Personnel Action Listing of Instructional and Non-Instructional Appointments, Reassignments, Leaves and Separations for the relevant period.

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS: MAY 9, 2014 – JUNE 19, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the instructional and non-instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations as included in Personnel Action Listing 1061.

D-21 APPOINTMENTS AND LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2014-2015 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendations as set forth in the agenda item for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective July 17, 2014, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item.

D-22 REQUEST TO ADD POSITIONS TO THE SENIOR MANAGEMENT SERVICE CLASS OF THE FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the inclusion of Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Procurement Officer in the SMSC of FRS effective June 12, 2014.

D-23 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO TEACH OUT-OF-FIELD FOR THE PERIOD OF MAY 24, 2014 THROUGH JUNE 16, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve instructional personnel assigned to teach out-of-field for the period of May 24, 2014 through June 16, 2014.

D-55 1) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION - SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY (revised)

15 WORKDAYS
VALERIE S. HOPKINS - TEACHER
COUNTRY CLUB MIDDLE SCHOOL

2) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION PENDING APPEAL

SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY
30 CALENDAR DAYS
WOODY B. TILLMAN - CUSTODIAN
MIAMI JACKSON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RECOMMENDED: 1) That the School Board approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, which has been agreed to in the following manner:

A) Ms. Valerie S. Hopkins, Teacher, Country Club Middle School, suspension without pay for fifteen (15) workdays, effective August 14, 2014.

2) That the School Board approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding, if requested, in the following manner:

A) Mr. Woody B. Tillman, Custodian, Miami Jackson Senior High School, suspension without pay for thirty (30) calendar days, effective July 17, 2014.

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING MAY 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending May 2014.

E-14 AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE PROPOSED MILLAGE LEVIES FOR FY 2014-15

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to advertise a 2014-15 Total Millage Levy that is less than the 2013-14 Final Total Millage Levy.

E-141 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVI-CES OF AMERICA, PURSUANT TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. 043-NN10 – ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DISBURSEMENT REVIEW SERVICES (withdrawn)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AUTHORIZE the Superintendent of Schools to enter into a contractual services agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Professional Auditing Services of America, pursuant to Request For Proposals No. 043-NN10 – ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DISBURSEMENT REVIEW SERVICES, to provide accounts payable disbursement review services for The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, effective July 16, 2014 through July 15, 2015, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVICES OF AMERICA
29193 NORTHWESTERN HWY, #643
SOUTHFIELD, MI 48034 (M/WBE NON-CERTIFIED)
ROY JACKSON, CPA, MANAGING AUDIT PARTNER

E-142 AWARD BID NO. 055-NN06 – CUSTODIAL CHEMICAL SUPPLIES (withdrawn)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 055-NN06, CUSTODIAL CHEMICAL SUPPLIES, to purchase, at firm unit prices, quantities, as may be required, of custodial chemical supplies, for Stores and Mail Distribution stock, during the term of the bid, effective July 16, 2014, through July 15, 2015, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORIES, INC.
401 N. 10 STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123
OWNER: HARRY POLLACK, PRESIDENT

2. IDEAL SUPPLY, INC.
4321 N.E. 12 TERRACE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334
OWNER: JORGE F. MANRESA, PRESIDENT

ALTERNATE

3. NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORIES, INC.
401 N. 10 STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123
OWNER: HARRY POLLACK, PRESIDENT

4. IDEAL SUPPLY, INC.
4321 N.E. 12 TERRACE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334
OWNER: JORGE F. MANRESA, PRESIDENT

5. Reject Item 3.

6. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount $1,500,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $1,500,000, for each additional one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-143 PARTIAL AWARD BID NO. 043-PP03 – FOOD-SERVICE PAPER PRODUCTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, PARTIAL AWARD Bid No. 043-PP03 – FOOD-SERVICE PAPER PRODUCTS, to purchase, at firm unit prices, food-service paper products, and preapprove a list of eligible vendors to quote additional items under these categories, for various District departments, during the term of the bid, effective July 16, 2014 through July 15, 2015, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. ROSES DELIGHT, INC.
1574 N.E. 191 STREET, #355
MIAMI, FL 33179
OWNER: NAHOMIE DUCTANT, C.E.O./PRESIDENT

2. SOUTHEASTERN PAPER GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.
3850 PORT JACKSONVILLE PARKWAY
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32225
OWNER: LEWIS MILLER, C.E.O.

3. ALL FLORIDA PAPER
9150 N.W. 105 WAY
MEDLEY, FL 33012
OWNER: ARMANDO CACERES, PRESIDENT M/WBE

4. DADE PAPER & BAG COMPANY
9601 N.W. 112 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33178
OWNER: LENNY GENET, PRESIDENT

5. US FOODS, INC.
7598 N.W. 6 AVENUE
BOCA RATON, FL 33487
OWNER: JOHN A. LEDERER C.E.O./PRESIDENT/DIRECTOR

6. LACE FOODSERVICE CORPORATION
10490 N.W. 26 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33172
OWNER: LUIS H. FERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT M/WBE

7. EDWARD DON COMPANY
11500 MIRAMAR PARKWAY, #600
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
OWNER: STEVE DON, C.E.O./PRESIDENT

8. CALICO INDUSTRIES OF FLORIDA, LLC
1609 CHERRYWOOD LANE
LONGWOOD, FL 32750
OWNER: CYNTHIA L. WIERSMA, MANAGING MEMBER

9. SERV-PAK CORPORATION
5844 DAWSON STREET
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33023
OWNER: JOEL MAHLER, PRESIDENT

10. INTERBORO PACKAGING CORPORATION
114 BRACKEN ROAD
MONTGOMERY, NY 12549-2600
OWNER: EDITH JEREMIAS, PRESIDENT M/WBE

ALTERNATE

11. SOUTHEASTERN PAPER GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.
3850 PORT JACKSONVILLE PARKWAY
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32225
OWNER: LEWIS MILLER, C.E.O.

12. ALL FLORIDA PAPER
9150 N.W. 105 WAY
MEDLEY, FL 33012
OWNER: ARMANDO CACERES, PRESIDENT M/WBE

13. US FOODS, INC.
7598 N.W. 6 AVENUE
BOCA RATON, FL 33487
OWNER: JOHN A. LEDERER C.E.O./PRESIDENT/DIRECTOR

14. DADE PAPER & BAG COMPANY
9601 N.W. 112 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33178
OWNER: LENNY GENET, PRESIDENT

15. EDWARD DON COMPANY
11500 MIRAMAR PARKWAY, #600
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
OWNER: STEVE DON, C.E.O./PRESIDENT

16. FAYCROFT INTERIOR AND PURCHASING, INC.
15037 S.W. 141 TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33196
OWNER: NORMA F. BANCROFT, PRESIDENT M/WBE

17. CALICO INDUSTRIES OF FLORIDA, LLC
1609 CHERRYWOOD LANE
LONGWOOD, FL 32750
OWNER: CYNTHIA L. WIERSMA, MANAGING MEMBER

18. INTERBORO PACKAGING CORPORATION
114 BRACKEN ROAD
MONTGOMERY, NY 12549-2600
OWNER: EDITH JEREMIAS, PRESIDENT M/WBE

SECTION II:

Preapproved vendors, for future competitive solicitations of additional items, exceeding the $1,000 quotation threshold:

19. H.M.A. OF MIAMI, INC.
D.B.A. A.G.E. PAPER CORPORATION
240 WEST 27 STREET
HIALEAH, FL 33010
OWNER: GRISELL MUTTER, PRESIDENT

20. ALL FLORIDA PAPER
9150 N.W. 105 WAY
MEDLEY, FL 33012
OWNER: ARMANDO CACERES, PRESIDENT M/WBE

21. CALICO INDUSTRIES OF FLORIDA, LLC
1609 CHERRYWOOD LANE
LONGWOOD, FL 32750
OWNER: CYNTHIA L. WIERSMA, MANAGING MEMBER

22. CENTRAL POLY-BAG CORPORATION
2400 BEDLE PLACE
LINDEN, NJ 07036
OWNER: ANDREW HOFFER, PRESIDENT

23. DADE PAPER & BAG COMPANY
9601 N.W. 112 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33178
OWNER: LENNY GENET, PRESIDENT

24. EDWARD DON COMPANY
11500 MIRAMAR PARKWAY, #600
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
OWNER: STEVE DON, C.E.O./PRESIDENT

25. FAYCROFT INTERIOR AND PURCHASING, INC.
15037 S.W. 141 TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33196
OWNER: NORMA F. BANCROFT, PRESIDENT M/WBE

26. INTERBORO PACKAGING CORPORATION
114 BRACKEN ROAD
MONTGOMERY, NY 12549-2600
OWNER: EDITH JEREMIAS, PRESIDENT M/WBE

27. LACE FOODSERVICE CORPORATION
10490 N.W. 26 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33172
OWNER: LUIS H. FERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT M/WBE

28. MASTER CLEAN CLEANING EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES, INC.
2338 ALI-BABA AVENUE
OPA-LOCKA, FL 33054
OWNER: MARCIAL DE LA CRUZ M/WBE/SBE
PRESIDENT

29. ROSES DELIGHT, INC.
1574 N.E. 191 STREET, #355
MIAMI, FL 33179
OWNER: NAHOMIE DUCTANT, C.E.O./PRESIDENT

30. SOUTHEASTERN PAPER GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.
3850 PORT JACKSONVILLE PARKWAY
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32225
OWNER: LEWIS MILLER, C.E.O.

31. SERV-PAK CORPORATION
5844 DAWSON STREET
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33023
OWNER: JOEL MAHLER, PRESIDENT

32. US FOODS, INC.
7598 N.W. 6 AVENUE
BOCA RATON, FL 33487
OWNER: JOHN A. LEDERER C.E.O./PRESIDENT/DIRECTOR

33. Y-NOT PROMOS, INC.
1041 E. 24 STREET
HIALEAH, FL 33013
OWNER: ANGELINA GARCIA, C.E.O./PRESIDENT

34. Reject Items 17, 26, 27, 33, 43 and 70.

35. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $3,900,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $3,900,000, for each additional one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-144 AWARD BID NO. 046-PP03 – MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 046-PP03 – MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS, to purchase, at a firm unit price, milk and dairy products, for the Department of Food and Nutrition, during the term of the bid, effective July 16, 2014 through July 15, 2016, including extensions thereto, as follows:

1. BORDEN DAIRY COMPANY OF FLORIDA, LLC
308 AVENUE G, S.W.
WINTER HAVEN, FL 33880
OWNER: BORDEN DAIRY COMPANY, PARENT

Total Low: Groups 1 through 3.
Item 1 - Milk, low-fat, 1 % @ $0.2536 per% pint carton.
Item 2 - Milk, chocolate. fat-free, reduced-sugar @ $0.2525 per% pint carton.
Item 3 - Milk, skim@ $0.2452 per% pint carton.
Item 4 - Milk, whole @ $0.3095 per % pint carton.
Item 5 - Milk, low-fat, 2%@ $0.2671 per% pint carton.
Item 6 - Milk, low-fat, 1 % @ $3.9957 per gallon container.
Item 7 - Milk, whole @ $4.6294 per gallon container.
Item 8 - Buttermilk, low-fat, cultured @ $2.29 per % gallon container.
Item 9 - Cream, sour, low-fat @ $9.20 per 5-pound container.
Item 10 - Cheese, cottage, low-fat, 1 % @ $11.61 per 5-pound container.
Item 11 - Milk, lactose-free@ $1.74 per quart container.
Item 12 - Milk, soy, plain@ $2.03 per quart container.

4. Reject Items 13 through 18.

5. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $27,769,000, for the
initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $13,884,500, for each additional one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-200 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY: INITIAL READING: POLICY 6840, AUDIT AND BUDGET ADVISORY COMMITTEE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act to amend School Board Policy 6840, Audit and Budget Advisory Committee.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

F-1 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE: (revised)

A. AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT (“ILA”) WITH THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS (“CITY”) TO ALLOW THE CITY TO UTILIZE THE BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY KNOWN AS RISCO PARK, LOCATED ON THE BARBARA HAWKINS ELEMENTARY/CAROL CITY MIDDLE SCHOOLS CAMPUS TO DEVELOP, CONSTRUCT AND OPERATE EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR THE JOINT USE OF THE CITY AND BOARD;

B. LONG-TERM LAND LEASE AND JOINT USE AGREEMENTS WITH THE CITY; AND

C. ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED TO EFFECTUATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ILA

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

A. an Interlocal Agreement (“ILA”) with the City of Miami Gardens (“City”) to allow the City to utilize the Board-owned property known as Risco Park, located on the Barbara Hawkins Elementary/Carol City Middle Schools campus to develop, construct and operate educational and recreational facilities for the joint use of the City and Board;

B. long-term Land Lease and Joint Use Agreements with the City; and

C. any other documents that may be required to effectuate the implementation of the ILA.

F-2 AUTHORIZATION FOR THE CHAIR AND SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A GRANT OF EASEMENT AGREEMENT AND AN ABSOLUTE BILL OF SALE IN FAVOR OF AND TO MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SANITARY SEWER LINE TO SERVICE THE BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY AT 21300 SW 122 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33177

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute a Grant of Easement Agreement and an Absolute Bill of Sale in favor of and to Miami-Dade County in connection with the construction of a sanitary sewer line to service the Isaac Withers Center, at 21300 SW 122 Avenue, Miami, Florida, as described in the agenda item.

F-21 COMMISSIONING OF RODRIGUEZ ARCHITECTS, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) RENOVATION PROJECT AT MIAMI SOUTHRIDGE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 19355 SW 114 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33157, PROJECT NO. 01338200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Rodriguez Architects, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Renovation Project at Miami Southridge Senior High School, located at 19355 SW 114 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33157, Project No. 01338200, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $330,560 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-22 COMMISSIONING OF SILVA ARCHITECTS, LLC, AS ARCHITECT/ ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) RENOVATION PROJECT AT MIAMI SUNSET SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 13125 SW 72 STREET MIAMI, FLORIDA 33183, PROJECT NO. 01339300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Silva Architects, LLC, as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Renovation Project at Miami Sunset Senior High School, located at 13125 SW 72 Street, Miami, Florida 33183, Project No. 01339300, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $295,000 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-23 COMMISSIONING OF M.C. HARRY & ASSOCIATES INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) RENOVATION PROJECT AT OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 15640 NE 8 AVENUE, NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33162, PROJECT NO. 01337300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission M.C. Harry & Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Renovation Project at Oak Grove Elementary School, located at 15640 NE 8th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33162, Project No. 01337300, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $178,000 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-35 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANNUAL SAFETY-TO-LIFE INSPECTION DOCUMENTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida receive the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Annual Safety-to-Life Inspection Documents.

F-60 AWARD BID NO. 053-NN09 – INTERCOM, MASTER CLOCK AND PA SOUND SYSTEMS – TURNKEY INSTALL AND REPAIR (withdrawn)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 053-NN09 – INTERCOM, MASTER CLOCK AND PA SOUND SYSTEMS – TURNKEY INSTALL AND REPAIR, to furnish, at firm unit prices and percentage discounts, clocks, and clock and intercom-system parts, for Maintenance Operations and Maintenance Materials Management stock, during the term of the bid, effective July 16, 2014 through July 15, 2015, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. AMERICAN TIME
140 3 STREET S.
DASSEL, MN 55325
OWNER: JEFFREY BAUMGARTNER, PRESIDENT

2. NDR CORPORATION
3250 N.E. 12 AVENUE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334
OWNER: RONALD BOENDER, PRESIDENT

3. RAULAND-BORG CORPORATION OF FLORIDA
620 DOUGLAS AVE., SUITE 1316
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32714
OWNER: NARDO BOSQUE, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.

ALTERNATE

4. NDR CORPORATION
3250 N.E. 12 AVENUE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334
OWNER: RONALD BOENDER, PRESIDENT

5. RAULAND-BORG CORPORATION OF FLORIDA
620 DOUGLAS AVE., SUITE 1316
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32714
OWNER: NARDO BOSQUE, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.

Reject Items 5, 6, 14, 15, 18, 19, 22, 23, 25 and 26.

Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $240,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $240,000, for the subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

F-80 AUTHORIZATION TO APPROVE THE PREQUALIFICATION OF CON-TRACTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the prequalification certificates for nine (9) new certificates and the increase of one (1) for educational facilities, as listed on Attachment “A” of the agenda item.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 S.E.A. v. MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD - DOAH CASE NO. 14-0765E

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt the Recommended Order of the Administrative Law Judge in its entirety as its Final Order in the case of S.E.A. v. Miami-Dade County School Board, DOAH Case No. 14-0765.

G-2 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD v. TAMARA SNOW, DOAH Case Nos. 12-3603TTS and 13-1177TTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed Settlement Agreement in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Tamara Snow, DOAH Case Nos. 12-3603TTS and 13-1177TTS, suspending Respondent without pay for the period of her suspension and reinstating her to her position as a middle school teacher.

G-3 AUTHORIZATION TO RETAIN OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE BOARD IN REAL ESTATE PLANNING MATTERS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the School Board Attorney to enter into new contracts on behalf of the Board for legal services in the area of Real Estate Planning with Shutts and Bowen LLP and Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP for one-year terms, with options to renew for two additional one-year terms. Both firms will be compensated in accordance with established Outside Counsel Guidelines at the rates not to exceed $350.00 per hour for partners, $275.00 per hour for associates and $75.00 for paralegals.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-067 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA recognizing LAUREN’S KIDS

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-067 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Lauren’s Kids.

H-4 Request approval of resolution NO. 14-068 OF the school board of miami-dade county, florida recognizing nassleo scholarship winners (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-068 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing NASSLEO scholarship winners.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE 2014 WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY FLYER FOR DISTRIBUTION DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the 2014 Welcome Back to School Safety Flyer for distribution during the first week of school.

H-6 WATER SAFETY (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, request the Superintendent to seek partnerships with local governments and organizations to provide swimming and water safety skills to our kindergarten students.

H-8 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-069 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MATTHEW ZAYAS-BAZAN FOR HIS DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROGRAM “ONLY4TEENS” (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MR. CARLOS L. CURBELO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-069 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Matthew Zayas-Bazan for his Development of the program "Only4Teens."

H-9 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-070 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE CIRCLE OF BROTHERHOOD (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-070 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Circle of Brotherhood.

H-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-XXX OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. PABLO MIRANDA AND DR. STEVEN PERROTTI OF GATEWAY DENTAL (withdrawn)

H-11 COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE DISPARITY STUDY

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to organize a community forum on the District’s disparity study.

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.

 

ADJOURNMENT

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