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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

AUGUST 15, 2018 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 102, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, August 13, 2018.

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 11:00 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. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Board Member Announcements *
  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)

B-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-052 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING CITY OF DORAL MAYOR JUAN CARLOS BERMUDEZ (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-055 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing City of Doral Mayor Juan Carlos Bermudez.

B-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-054 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MR. FREDDIE WOODSON (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-054 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Mr. Freddie Woodson.

B-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-051 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MS. NEYDA G. NAVARRO

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.18-051 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Ms. Neyda G. Navarro.

B-6 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-056 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MR. JOSEPH M. CENTORINO

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-056 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Mr. Joseph M. Centorino for his dedication to the community of Miami-Dade County.

B-7 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-055 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING ROBERT G. GORNTO (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-055 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Robert G. Gornto.

B-8 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-053 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING MRS. VICKI HALL (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-053 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Mrs. Vicki Hall.

B-9 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 18-057 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING BRANDON AND SEBASTIAN MARTINEZ (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. LUBBY NAVARRO: The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 18-057 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Brandon and Sebastian Martinez.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

  • STUDENT PERFORMANCE

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • July 19, 2018

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • July 18, 2018 School Board Meeting (Agenda items A-2 and E-14)
  • July 25, 2018 School Board Meeting and
  • July 25, 2018 First Budget Public Hearing

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

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

  • MAPs

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 FOR APPROVAL OF THE TESTING CALENDAR FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Miami-Dade County Public Schools 2018-2019 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 1110 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves, separations, retirements and resignations from June 22, 2018 through July 26, 2018.

D-21 REQUEST APPROVAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2018-2019 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective August 16, 2018, 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 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF POLICIES 1120.01, MANAGERIAL EXEMPT PERSONNEL, AND 8420, EMERGENCY CLOSING OF SCHOOLS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the proposed amendment to Board Policies 1120.01, Managerial Exempt Personnel, and 8420, Emergency Closing of Schools, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policies with the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective August 15, 2018.

D-24 FINAL READING: PROMULGATE NEW POLICY 1130.02, SUCCESSION MANAGEMENT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt new Policy 1130.02, Succession Management, and authorize the Superintendent to file the new policy with the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective August 15, 2018

D-55 1) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION
2) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION PENDING APPEAL
(revised)

RECOMMENDED: 1) That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for disciplinary action, which has been agreed to by the employees.

A) Yvonne Bolden: suspension without pay from her position as Custodian at Linda Lentin K-8 Center, for ten (10) calendar days, effective August 16, 2018, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; 4210.01, Code of Ethics; and 8700, Anti-Fraud. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

B) Zacchus D. Clark: suspension without pay from his position as Lead Custodian at Linda Lentin K-8 Center, for fifteen (15) calendar days, effective September 4, 2018, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; 4210.01, Code of Ethics; and 8700, Anti-Fraud. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

2) That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding, if requested.

A) Hugo J. Garcia: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from his position as Staff Auditor II at Management & Compliance Audits, effective August 16, 2018, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 1121.01; Employment Standards and Fingerprinting; 1210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 1210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(f), 1012.32, 1012.40, 435.04, 435.06, and 447.209, Florida Statutes.

B) Tirso Valls: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from his position as Teacher at Cutler Ridge Elementary School, effective August 16, 2018, for just cause, including, but not limited to: misconduct in office; gross insubordination; and violation of School Board Policies 3161, Fitness for Duty; 3210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 3210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(f), 1012.33, and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and State Board Rules 6A-5.056 and 6A-10.081, FAC.

D-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH COMMUNITY AGENCIES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND NUTRITION TO PROVIDE MEALS/SNACKS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THEIR PROGRAMS FROM AUGUST 20, 2018 THROUGH AUGUST 19, 2019 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to enter into contractual agreements with community agencies for the Department of Food and Nutrition to provide meals/snacks for participants in their programs from August 20, 2018 through August 19, 2019, with the option to renew for two (2) additional one (1) year periods upon written confirmation from both parties for a maximum of three (3) years in total; and to contract with other agencies that may be recommended for contract by the Department of Food and Nutrition during this school year.

D-67 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF OUT-OF-COUNTY/OUT-OF-STATE TRIPS FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the attached list of out-of-county/out-of-state trips for the 2018-2019 school year for use in conjunction with School Board Policy 2340 – Field and Other District-Sponsored Trips.

D-68 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY 8510, WELLNESS POLICY

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the amendments to Board Policy 8510, Wellness Policy, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective on August 15, 2018.

D-69 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH ASSURANT SOLUTIONS FOR THE CONTINUATION OF A SATELLITE LEARNING CENTER (withdrawn)

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

1. authorize the Superintendent to enter into a cooperative agreement with Assurant Solutions for the continuation of the Satellite Learning Center (SLC) from July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019;

2. extend the cooperative agreement for a maximum of two additional one-year periods.

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

E-51 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO POLICY 5131, STUDENT TRANSFERS AND CONTROLLED OPEN ENROLLMENT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act to amend School Board Policy 5131, Student Transfers and Controlled Open Enrollment.

E-106 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE TENTATIVE BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2019 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, tentatively approve for planning purposes, the following schedule of Board meeting dates for the period January-December 2019: January 16, February 13, March 13, April 17, May 8 (Instructional Public Hearing/Regular Meeting), June 19, July 24 (Regular Meeting/First Budget Public Hearing), August 14, September 4 (Regular Meeting/Second Budget Public Hearing), October 2, November 20 (Regular Meeting/Organization Meeting), and December 11. The final listing of meeting dates for 2019 will be established by the Board at the 2018 Organization Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS/DONATIONS FOR SIX 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 and two donations for six programs from:

a. Corporation for Public Broadcasting for funding under the Television Community Service Grant, in the approximate amount of $517,336, for the grant period of October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2019;

b. Corporation for Public Broadcasting for funding under the Radio Community Service Grant, in the approximate amount of $640,355, for the grant period of October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2019;

c. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the 2018-2021 Public Charter School Program (CSP) Planning, Program Design, and Implementation – Beacon College Prep Middle School, in the approximate amount of $506,245, for the grant period of April 3, 2018, through September 30, 2018;

d. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the 2017-2020 Public Charter School Program (CSP) Planning, Program Design, and Implementation – Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) Middle School – North Campus, in the approximate amount of $362,983, for the grant period of June 23, 2017, through September 30, 2018;

e. Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership for funding under the Prevention Partnership Grant – Red Ribbon Certified Schools for in-kind support valued at the approximate amount of $104,424, for the period of August 1, 2018, through July 31, 2021; and

f. VH-1 Save the Music Foundation, Inc. for in-kind support valued at the approximate amount of $128,000, for the period of July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019.

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.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-1 A) THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO EXECUTE A PUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENCY PROPORTIONATE SHARE MITIGATION DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG ART PLAZA, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (THE “APPLICANT”), THE SCHOOL BOARD, AND CITY OF MIAMI, IN CONNECTION WITH A NEW 655-UNIT RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT LOCATED AT 1366 N.E. 1 AVENUE, CITY OF MIAMI, PROVIDING FOR MONETARY PROPORTIONATE SHARE MITIGATION PURSUANT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY PLANNING IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

B) THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY TO EXECUTE THE WAIVER OF CONFLICT LETTER FROM GREENBERG TRAURIG, WHICH FIRM IS SERVING SOLELY AS COUNSEL FOR THE APPLICANT IN THIS TRANSACTION

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

1) execute a Public School Concurrency Proportionate Share Mitigation Development Agreement (“Agreement”) by and among Art Plaza, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Applicant”), the School Board, and the City of Miami, in connection with a new 655-unit residential development located at 1366 N.E. 1 Avenue, City of Miami, providing for monetary proportionate share mitigation pursuant to the Interlocal Agreement for Public School Facility Planning in Miami-Dade County;

2) execute any other documentation that may be required to effectuate implementation of the Agreement; and

3) grant or deny any approvals required under the Agreement, including, without limitation, issuance of Reports and Releases, and placing the Applicant in default, as may be applicable.

B) That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the School Board Attorney to execute the waiver of conflict letter from Greenberg Traurig, which firm is serving solely as counsel for the Applicant in this transaction.

F-2 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE A TEMPORARY, NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (“FDOT”) FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING FDOT TO ACCESS THE SOUTH FIVE FEET OF THE SOUTH DADE TECHNICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS (“SCHOOL”), 109 N.E. 8 STREET, HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA, IN ORDER TO TIE-IN AND HARMONIZE ITS PROPOSED HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN EXISTING PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED ADJACENT TO THE SCHOOL

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

1) authorize the Superintendent to finalize negotiations and execute a Temporary, Non-exclusive License Agreement (“Agreement”) with the State of Florida Department of Transportation (“FDOT”) for the purpose of allowing FDOT to access the south five feet of the South Dade Technical College campus (“School”), 109 N.E. 8 Street, Homestead, Florida, in order to tie-in and harmonize its proposed highway improvements within existing public right-of-way located adjacent to the School, under, substantially, the terms and conditions in the agenda item; and

2) authorize the Superintendent to grant or deny all approvals required under the Agreement, including extending the Agreement for a period not to exceed 18 months, canceling or terminating the Agreement, and placing FDOT in default, as may be applicable.

F-3 AUTHORIZATION FOR THE CHAIR AND SECRETARY TO EXECUTE A GRANT OF EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY FOR THE ELECTRICAL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH CONSTRUCTION OF THE KENDALL SQUARE K-8 CENTER CAMPUS, LOCATED AT 9325 S.W. 169 PLACE, UNINCORPORATED MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA 33196

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute a Grant of Easement Agreement with Florida Power and Light Company for the electrical service requirements associated with the construction of the Kendall Square K-8 Center campus, located at 9325 S.W. 169 Place, unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida 33196, as described in the agenda item.

F-26 COMMISSION OF ALLEGUEZ ARCHITECTURE, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (A/E), FOR PART 2 (FULL A/E) SERVICES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT NORTH MIAMI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PROJECT NUMBER 01509000

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Alleguez Architecture, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record (A/E), for Part 2 (Full A/E) services for Renovations at North Miami Elementary School, located at 655 N.E. 145 Street, North Miami, Florida 33161, Project Number 01509000, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $184,000 for Part 2 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 PALENZUELA & HEVIA DESIGN GROUP, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (A/E), FOR PART 2 (FULL A/E) SERVICES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS & NEW P.E. SHELTER AT GEORGIA JONES-AYERS MIDDLE SCHOOL, PROJECT NUMBER 01423900

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Palenzuela & Hevia Design Group, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record (A/E), for Part 2 (Full A/E) services for Renovations & New P.E. Shelter at Georgia Jones-Ayers Middle School, located at 1331 N.W. 46 Street, Miami, Florida 33142, Project Number 01423900, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $219,500 for Part 2 services; and

2) Project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-28 COMMISSION OF THE FOLLOWING FIRMS AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT-RISK FIRMS (SHELTERED MARKET FOR SMALL/MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES) FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS WITH CONSTRUCTION BUDGETS UP TO $2 MILLION EACH, FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM:

  • LEGO CONSTRUCTION CO.
  • CARIVON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
  • J.R.T. CONSTRUCTION CO.
  • VEITIA PADRON INCORPORATED
  • MEXAL CORP.
  • M.A.C. CONSTRUCTION, INC.
  • ASSET BUILDERS, L.L.C. D/B/A MESSAM CONSTRUCTION
  • D2 CONSTRUCTION, INC.
  • STONEHENGE CONSTRUCTION, L.L.C.
  • JCI INTERNATIONAL, INC.
  • BETANCOURT CONSTRUCTION & ASSOCIATES, LLC

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission the following firms as Construction Manager at-Risk firms (Sheltered Market for Small/Micro Business Enterprises) for Miscellaneous Projects with Construction Budgets up to $2 Million each, for a four-year term:

  • LEGO Construction Co.
  • Carivon Construction Company
  • J.R.T. Construction Co.
  • Veitia Padron Incorporated
  • Mexal Corp.
  • M.A.C. Construction, Inc.
  • Asset Builders, L.L.C. d/b/a Messam Construction
  • D2 Construction, Inc.
  • Stonehenge Construction, L.L.C.
  • JCI International, Inc.
  • Betancourt Construction & Associates, L.L.C.

1. With percentage fees and rates as negotiated and set forth in the body of the agenda item; and

2. All other terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement.

F-29 COMMISSION OF THE FOLLOWING FIRMS AS SPECIAL PROJECTS CONSULTANTS (STRUCTURAL, MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS) FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS WITH CONSTRUCTION BUDGETS UP TO $2 MILLION EACH, FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM:

  • PROCON ENGINEERING, INC. (MECHANICAL ENGINEER)
  • M. HAJJAR & ASSOCIATES, INC. (STRUCTURAL ENGINEER)
  • LIVS ASSOCIATES, L.L.C. (ELECTRICAL ENGINEER)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission the following firms as Special Projects Consultants (Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers) for Miscellaneous projects with Construction Budgets up to $2 Million each, for a four-year continuing term:

  • Procon Engineering, Inc. (Mechanical Engineer)
  • M. Hajjar & Associates, Inc. (Structural Engineer)
  • LIVS Associates, L.L.C. (Electrical Engineer)

1. With percentage fees, rates and multipliers as negotiated and set forth in the body of the agenda item; and

2. All other terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement.

F-30 AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE DISTRICT’S PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH WSP USA INC., FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT, TO REFLECT:

1) CHANGE OF PRINCIPAL-IN-CHARGE; AND

2) SUB-CONSULTANT NAME CHANGE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize an amendment to the District’s Program Management Support Services Agreement with WSP USA Inc. to reflect a change to their Principal-in-Charge and a Sub-consultant name change, for the remainder of the Agreement, as follows:

1) Change the Principal-in-Charge to Brian A. Hollinger; and

2) Change the name of Sub-consultant AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc., to Wood Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.

F-31 AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE DISTRICT’S AGREEMENTS WITH LIVS ASSOCIATES, A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP, TO REFLECT THE FIRM’S NAME CHANGE TO LIVS ASSOCIATES, L.L.C., A STATE OF FLORIDA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize amendments to all active Agreements with LIVS Associates, as follows:

1. Change the name of the firm to LIVS Associates, L.L.C., throughout the Agreements;

2. at no additional cost to the Board; and

3. all other terms and conditions of the Agreements remain unchanged.

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

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the prequalification certificates for three (3) new applications and three (3) increase to single bid limit renewal applications, for educational facilities, as listed on Attachment ”A” of the agenda item.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF OCTOBER 2018 AS NATIONAL PRINCIPALS MONTH(revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse October 2018 as National Principals Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-4 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER 26, 2018, AS “DADS TAKE YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL DAY” THROUGHOUT MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse September 26, 2018, as “Dads Take Your Child to School Day” throughout Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 THROUGH OCTOBER 15, 2018 (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse Hispanic Heritage Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools from September 15 through October 15, 2018.

H-6 REQUEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROMOTE THE SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM IN CONJUNCTION WITH “WALK OUR CHILDREN TO SCHOOL DAY” (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to:

1. Continue encouraging student participation in the School Breakfast Program at all Miami-Dade County Public Schools; and,

2. Encourage adult participation, if feasible, in the School Breakfast Program on October 4, 2018 in conjunction with the International “Walk Our Children to School Day.”

H-7 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF “ETHICAL GOVERNANCE DAY 2018” IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPONSORED BY THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION ON ETHICS AND PUBLIC TRUST (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse October 24, 2018, as “Ethical Governance Day 2018” in Miami-Dade County Public Schools sponsored by the Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust.

H-8 BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM FOR DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS OWNERS NOT CLASSIFIED AS MINORITY WHEN THE DISPARITY STUDY WAS CONDUCTED (withdrawn)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent in collaboration with the School Board Attorney to explore, in accordance with applicable Board policies and federal and State laws, the feasibility of establishing and implementing a business enterprise program for disadvantaged business owners that were not classified as minority when the Disparity Study was conducted, and to report his findings to the School Board by October 10, 2018.

H-9 TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY (withdrawn)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to review school bus driving protocols to ensure that the safest routes are used in response to an emergency or life-threatening situation.

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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