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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

AUGUST 5, 2015 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, AUGUST 3, 2015.

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.

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.
The published agenda is available for review on the Internet at: [http://www.dadeschools.net].

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.

H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-064 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING U.S. WOMEN’S SOCCER COACH AND M-DCPS PARENT JILLIAN ELLIS

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-064 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing U.S. Women’s Soccer Coach and M-DCPS parent Jillian Ellis.

H-4 Request approval of resolution no. 15-065 OF the School board of miami-dade county, florida, RECOGNIZING Nicklaus children’s hospital, the ekg screening program for athletes, and dr. anthony rossi

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-065 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, the EKG screening program for athletes, and Dr. Anthony Rossi.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL “WALK TO SCHOOL DAY”, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “WALKSAFE” PEDESTRIAN SAFETY PROGRAM CURRICULUM, DURING THE WEEK OF THE EVENT

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the 2015 International “Walk to School Day”, and implement the “WalkSafe” pedestrian safety program curriculum during the week of the event.

H-6 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF “ETHICAL GOVERNANCE DAY 2015” IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPONSORED BY THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION ON ETHICS AND PUBLIC TRUST

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse “Ethical Governance Day 2015” to take place on October 22, 2015 in Miami-Dade County Public Schools sponsored by the Miami-Dade County Commission of Ethics and Public Trust.

H-9 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-069 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING DR. MARISEL ELIAS MIRANDA (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ WURTZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-069 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Dr. Marisel Elias Miranda for her contributions to education.

H-10 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-070 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING JULIO MIRANDA (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ WURTZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-070 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Julio Miranda for his years of dedicated service to Miami- Dade County Public Schools.

H-12 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-067 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING REBECCA VAUGHNS (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-067 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Rebecca Vaughns.

H-18 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-071 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN REMEMBRANCE OF ROBERT PARKER, FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR HIS LEGACY OF PUBLIC SERVICE (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. WILBERT TEE HOLLOWAY: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-071 in remembrance of Robert Parker, Former Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department
for his legacy of public service.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS:

  • Outgoing 2014-2015 Student Advisor  (added)

STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

  • Coral Reef Senior High and MAST Academy Musicians
  • New World School of the Arts Vocalists

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • June 30 and July 16, 2015

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • July 8, 2015 Attorney-Client Session
  • July 15, 2015 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

  • 2015-‘16 MAPs

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

C-1 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE A SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH ALPHA CHARTER OF EXCELLENCE, INC. ON BEHALF OF ALPHA CHARTER OF EXCELLENCE (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent: to negotiate and execute a Service Agreement for Curriculum Support Services with Alpha Charter of Excellence, Inc. on behalf of Alpha Charter of Excellence.

C-2 request for approval of memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) and florida international university (FIU) to provide a bilingual education graduate certificate program at the masters level (revised 2)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Florida International University (FIU) to implement the Bilingual Education Graduate Certificate Program at the Masters level in Bilingual Education.

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

D-20 1. PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS FROM JUNE 19, 2015 THROUGH JULY 16, 2015

2. INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO TEACH OUT-OF-FIELD FROM APRIL 28, 2015 THROUGH JULY 13, 2015

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

1. The Personnel Action Listing 1074 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations from June 19, 2015 through July 16, 2015.

2. Instructional personnel assigned to teach out-of-field from April 28, 2015 through July 13, 2015.

D-21 APPOINTMENTS AND LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2015-2016 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendations for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective August 6, 2015.

D-22 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FOR THE CONTINUATION OF FULL SERVICE SCHOOLS PROGRAM IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO ACCEPT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $768,000 EFFECTIVE UPON EXECUTION OF THE CONTRACT

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to enter into a contractual agreement with The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County for the continuation of the Full Service Schools program in Miami-Dade County Public Schools and to accept the amount of $768,000, effective upon execution of the contract.

D-55 RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION - DEMOTION AND SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY (revised 2)

30 CALENDAR DAYS
URBANO DIAZ DE VILLEGAS - FOREPERSON-PAINTERS
MAINTENANCE SERVICE CENTER 1

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

A) Mr. Urbano Diaz de Villegas, Foreperson-Painters, Maintenance Service Center 1, demotion to Painter II and suspension without pay for thirty (30) calendar days, effective August 6, 2015.

D-65 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF ONE AMENDED CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve one (1) amendment to the charter contract with True North Classical Academy, Inc., on behalf of True North Classical Academy, to change the school’s permanent location to a facility located at 9393 Sunset Drive, Miami, Florida 33173; Folio No. 30-4028-004-0870, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 20, 2020.

D-68 EXPULSION AND ASSIGNMENT OF STUDENT TO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PROGRAM

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

1. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-41 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 incident giving rise to the expulsion during the 2014-2015 school year and ends at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year;

2. provide educational services in an alternative school/program during the term of the expulsion; and

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

D-69 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF OUT-OF-COUNTY/OUT-OF-STATE TRIPS FOR THE 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year for use in conjunction with School Board Policy 2340 – Field and Other District-Sponsored Trips.

D-70 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH COMMUNITY AGENCIES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND NUTRITION TO PROVIDE SNACKS/MEALS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THEIR PROGRAMS

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

1. to enter into contractual agreements with community agencies for the Department of Food and Nutrition to provide snacks/meals for participants in their programs from August 24, 2015 through August 23, 2016; and

2. the agreements may be renewed for two (2) additional one (1) year periods upon written confirmation from both parties for a maximum of three (3) years in total.

D-71 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR STUDENTS TO TRAVEL OUT-OF-COUNTRY

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the out-of-country field trip to:

1. Auckland and Rotura, New Zealand; Sydney, Australia; Fiji, for the students at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School;

2. Vienna, Tyrol, and Salzburg, Austria; Munich and Heidelberg, Germany; Lucerne, Switzerland, for the students at George Washington Carver Middle School;

3. Berlin and Potsdam, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic; Krakow, Poland; and Budapest, Hungary, for the students at George Washington Carver Middle School;

4. Cordoba, Seville, and Madrid, Spain, for the students at John A. Ferguson Senior High School;

5. Paris, France; Florence and Rome, Italy, for the students at Ponce de Leon Middle School;

6. Athens, Delphi, Patras, Olympia, Argolida, Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Cape Sounion, Greece, for the students at South Dade Senior High School; and

7. Berlin, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic; Krakow, Poland; and Budapest, Hungary, for the students at Southwest Miami Senior High School.

D-72 ADOPTION OF EMERGENCY POLICY: 5511- EP-2015-2016, No. 1, DRESS AND GROOMING (revised good cause)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt Emergency School Board Policy 5511-EP-2015-2016, No.1, Dress Code and School Uniforms, to be effective August 5, 2015.

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

E-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PAY FOR ONE HALF OF THE COMMERCIAL PACKAGE INSURANCE POLICY AND UMBRELLA POLICY INSURING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE FOR NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize reimbursement of $17,108.11, representing one half of the annual renewal premium for the commercial package and excess insurance policies for the New World School of Arts, to Miami-Dade College, covering both Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Miami-Dade College, with Philadelphia Insurance Company (A.M. Best A+, IX), through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., effective August 13, 2015 to August 12, 2016.

E-67 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO RENEW REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) 024-MM10, FIELD CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, renew its contracts for Field Case Management Services, pursuant to the proposals received in response to Request For Proposals (RFP) 024-MM10, Field Case Management Services to Coventry Workers’ Comp Services at $80.00 per hour for the Florida Region and nationally and Claude B. Seltzer & Associates, Inc. at $80.00 per hour for the Florida Region, effective August 6, 2015 through July 31, 2016, for an additional one (1) year term at proposed rates, with the ability to renew for an additional one (1) year period, subject to successful negotiations.

E-106 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE TENTATIVE BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2016

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 2016: January 13, February 10, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 22, July 13, July 27 (First Budget Public Hearing), August 10, September 7 (Regular Meeting/Second Budget Public Hearing), October 5, November 22 (Organization Meeting), November 23 (Regular Meeting), and December 14. The final listing of meeting dates for 2016 will be established by the Board at the 2015 Organization Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2015.

E-141 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-14-056-ND – OUTSIDE AGENCY QUALIFIED TO OPERATE APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR POST- SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Request For Proposals No. RFP-14-056-ND – OUTSIDE AGENCY QUALIFIED TO OPERATE APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, to provide apprenticeship training for post-secondary students in Miami-Dade County, in accordance with the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), including extensions thereto, as follows:

1. ASBESTOS WORKERS LOCAL UNION #60 JOINT APPRENTICESHIP COMMITTEE
13000 N.W. 47 AVENUE
OPA-LOCKA, FL 33054
WILLIAM MAHONEY, JAC COORDINATOR

2. DADE COUNTY AIR CONDITIONING, REFRIGERATION AND PIPEFITTING EDUCATION COMMITTEE
13201 N.W. 45 AVENUE
OPA-LOCKA, FL 33054
PHIL RODIN, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

3. MIAMI JOINT ELECTRICAL APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING COMMITTEE
1601 N.W. 17 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33125
WILLIAM RILEY, DIRECTOR

4. PLUMBERS JOINT APPRENTICE & EDUCATIONAL COMMITTEE
14105 N.W. 58 COURT
MIAMI LAKES, FL 33014
PHIL TRUCKS, JR., CHAIRMAN

5. SHEET METAL WORKERS LU 32 APPRENTICESHIP & TRAINING PROGRAM
20401 N.E. 15 COURT
MIAMI, FL 33179
WILLIAM R. WOOTTEN, COORDINATOR

6. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $1,500,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period.

E-142 REQUEST APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTAL AWARD ON TERM CONTRACTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, APPROVE the supplemental award on the following term contracts, inasmuch as the estimated requirements, previously awarded by the Board, will be exceeded before the contracts term expires.

(1)

Contract No. 053-LL08 – SCHOOL-BUS ROUTES FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL-BUS COMPANIES, to purchase at a firm unit price, quantities, as may be required, of school-bus routes, for the Department of Transportation during the term of the contract, effective August 3, 2011, through August 2, 2013, with three (3) additional one (1) year contract extensions, and if needed, an additional ninety (90) days beyond the expiration of the current contract period. This supplemental award is requested due to an increase in usage that has resulted in an average monthly expenditure of $195,570. This supplemental award will be effective August 5, 2015 through August 2, 2016.

Fund Source

0100 - General

1. ADT TRANSPORTATION, INC.
4310 N.W. 158 STREET
MIAMI GARDENS, FL 33055
OWNER: ANA D. TRUJILLO, PRESIDENT

2. AIR B SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION, INC.
6241 S.W. 16 TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33155
OWNER: SAHILY BUSTAMANTE

3. A PLUS SCHOOL BUS USA CORP.
D.B.A. A PLUS SCHOOL BUS
8000 N.W. 56 STREET
DORAL, FL 33166
OWNER: MIGUEL IZQUIERDO, PRESIDENT

4. CARLOS & SUSANA SCHOOL BUS SERVICE
3340 S.W. 80 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33155
OWNER: SAHILY BUSTAMANTE

5. DEL AGUILA BUS SERVICE, INC.
7520 S.W. 57 AVENUE, SUITE D
SOUTH MIAMI, FL 33143-5330
OWNER: JOSE DEL AGUILA

6. EVELIO & EDICTA JOMARRON SCHOOL BUS SERVICE
3101 S.W. 26 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33133
OWNER: EDICTA JOMARRON

7. FRANMAR CORPORATION
P. O. BOX 970783
MIAMI, FL 33197
OWNER: PETER BERMONT

8. J & A HERNANDEZ CORPORATION
9400 S.W. 15 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33174
OWNER: JORGE HERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT

9. M & M MARROQUIN SCHOOL BUS SERVICE, INC.
2930 S.W. 17 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33145
OWNER: MARLENE MARROQUIN, PRESIDENT

10. MARANATA SCHOOL BUS SERVICE CORP. (SBE–Tier 1)
7161 S.W. 7 STREET (Hispanic American)
MIAMI, FL 33144
OWNER: ULISES ARIAS, PRESIDENT

11. MANOLIN & PILAR MARTINEZ, INC.
2830 S.W. 79 COURT
MIAMI, FL 33155
OWNER: PILAR MARTINEZ, PRESIDENT

12. MARIA GAMBOA BUS SERVICE, INC.
P. O. BOX 173286
HIALEAH, FL 33017
OWNER: MARIA GAMBOA, PRESIDENT

ORIGINAL AWARD AMOUNT TO DATE $9,954,375
PREVIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL $0
THIS SUPPLEMENTAL $2,346,840

E-143 AWARD BID NO. ITB-14-033-SL – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANTS (withdrawn)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. ITB-14-033-SL – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANTS, to establish a list of preapproved vendors, is to provide information technology consulting services, for The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, including extensions thereto, as follows:

1. 22ND CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
1 EXECUTIVE DRIVE, SUITE 285
SOMERSET, NJ 08873
OWNER: SATVINDER SINGH, PRESIDENT

2. ARDENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (New Vendor)
6234 FAR HILLS AVENUE
CENTERVILLE, OH 45459
OWNER: VAS APPALANENI, PRESIDENT

3. ARYA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC. (New Vendor)
21218 ST. ANDREWS BLVD., SUITE 654
BOCA RATON, FL 33433
OWNER: PREM JUVVADI, PRESIDENT

4. ASYMPTOTE SOFTWARE, INC. (New Vendor)
6506 KENDALE LAKES DRIVE, #310
MIAMI, FL 33431
OWNER: JORGE ROBAINA, PRESIDENT

5. BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS.COM, INC. DBA ABTSOLUTIONS
8529 SOUTH PARK CIRCLE, SUITE 260
ORLANDO, FL 32819
OWNER: SHERRY D. LUCKI, PRESIDENT

6. ELEGANT ENTERPRISE WIDE SOLUTIONS, INC.
25961 HARTWOOD DRIVE
CHANTILLY, VA 20152
OWNER: VIKAS ARORA, PRESIDENT (New Vendor)

7. ELERT & ASSOCIATES NETWORKING DIVISION, INC.
140 THIRD STREET SOUTH
STILLWATER, MN 55082
OWNER: GARY ELERT, PRESIDENT (New Vendor)

8. ELEVATE CONSULTANT, LLC (New Vendor)
1001 BRICKELL BAY DRIVE, 27TH FLOOR
MIAMI, FL 33131
OWNER: ANGELA POLANIA, PRESIDENT

9. GDKN CORPORATION OF FLORIDA (New Vendor)
1779 N. UNIVERSITY DRIVE, SUITE 102
PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33024
OWNER: VIC NARANG, PRESIDENT

10. GREENLIGHT STAFFING GROUP, INC. (New Vendor)
3862 SHERIDAN STREET, SUITE B
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33021
OWNER: RON GREEN, PRESIDENT

11. INNOSOUL, INC.
24 FAIRFIELD AVENUE
ALBANY, NY 12205
OWNER: RASHI SHAMSHABAD, PRESIDENT

12. KEY TECHNICAL RESOURCES, INC.
5763 N. ANDREWS WAY
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33309
OWNER: KATHY GALLAGHER, PRESIDENT

13. KLC CONSULTING, INC
2239 WOODBINE DRIVE
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32309
OWNER: KEITH LEWIS CRICKS, PRESIDENT

14. KONNECT PRIME, INC. (New Vendor)
322 EAST CENTRAL BOULEVARD, SUITE 1806
ORLANDO, FL 32801
OWNER: RICHARD J. UYTDEWILLIGEN, PRESIDENT

15. L&T TECHNOLOGY, INC. (New Vendor)
433 N. ALHAMBRA AVENUE, SUITE C
MONTEREY PARK, CA 91755
OWNER: KUONG CHAN TANG, PRESIDENT

16. LECOS, LLC
17830 280TH STREET
MIAMI, FL 33186
OWNER: DAMIAN COSTROVIEJO, MANAGER

17. MERIDIAN PARTNERS, LLC
1000 FIFTH STREET, SUITE #200
MIAMI BEACH, FL 33139
OWNER: WILBERTO MARTINEZ, MANAGER
S/MBE Hispanic- American

18. PINNACUS, LLC (New Vendor)
9100 S. DADELAND BOULEVARD, SUITE 1500
MIAMI, FL 33156
OWNER: MARK D. SQUILLANTE, PRESIDENT
S/MBE Non-Minority

19. PHOENIX BUSINESS CONSULTING, INC. (New Vendor)
5717 MADGE PLACE
HALTORN CITY, TX 76117
OWNER: HANIF SARANGI, PRESIDENT

20. PROSYS INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. (New Vendor)
6575 THE CORNERS PARKWAY, SUITE 300
NORCROSS, GA 30092
OWNER: MICHELLE CLERY, PRESIDENT

21. REVOLUTION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
1000 REVOLUTION TECHNOLOGIES WAY
MELBOURNE, FL 32901
OWNER: TAYLOR SMITH, CEO

22. ROSS & BARUZZINI
6 SOUTH OLD ORCHARD
ST. LOUIS, MO 63119
OWNER: WILLIAM OVERTURF, III
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

23. SGS TECHNOLOGIE, LLC (New Vendor)
6817 SOUTHPOINT PARKWAY, SUITE 2104
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32216
OWNER: ARUN VENKATESAN, PRESIDENT

24. SIGNATURE COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS, LLC D.B.A. SIGNATURE CONSULTANTS
2101 WEST COMMERCIAL BOULEVARD, SUITE 3000
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33309
OWNER: JAY COHEN, PRESIDENT

25. SMX SERVICES & CONSULTING, INC.
1000 BRICKELL AVENUE, SUITE 900
MIAMI, FL 33131
OWNER: RICHARD J. QUEVEDO, CEO
SBE2 Hispanic-American

26. SOFTWARE INTEGRATION SERVICES, INC.
10010 CHESTER LAKE ROAD EAST
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32256
OWNER: RAVINDRA PILLI, DIRECTOR

27. SOFTWARE PEOPLE, INC.
17 COVENTRY LANE
SMITHTOWN, NY 11787-3885
OWNER: NILIMA JAIN, PRESIDENT

28. SOFTWARE RESOURCES, INC.
1325 SOUTH INTERNATIONAL PARKWAY, SUITE 2201
LAKE MARY, FL 32746
OWNER: TAMARA L. GIAIMO, C.E.O.

29. SYSTEM SOFT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
3000 BAYPORT DRIVE, SUITE 840
TAMPA, FL 33607
OWNER: SREEDHAR VURAMACHANENI, C.E.O.

30. TEKSYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, INC. (New Vendor)
7437 RACE ROAD
HANOVER, MD 21076
OWNER: KEITH BOZEMAN, PRESIDENT

31. VISIUM RESOURCES, INC. (New Vendor)
541 SOUTH ORLANDO AVENUE, SUITE 201
MAITLAND, FL 32751
OWNER: RUDOLF R. FORSTER

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

Legend: S/MBE – Small/Micro Business Enterprise
SBE2 – Small Business Enterprise – Tier 2

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS FOR SEVENTEEN PROGRAMS FROM MULTIPLE FUNDING SOURCES AND ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH THE AGENCIES PRESCRIBED IN THE GRANT (revised)

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

1. accept grant awards for seventeen programs from:

a. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged, in the approximate amount of $125,109,047, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

b. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children, in the approximate amount of $850,627, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

c. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, Part D, Programs for Neglected and Delinquent Youth, in the approximate amount of $483,969, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.

d. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title II, Part A, Teacher and Principal Training & Recruiting Fund, in the approximate amount of $17,704,241, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

e. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title III, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners (ELLs), in the approximate amount of $7,583,770, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

f. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title III, 2015-2016 Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently-Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth (IY), in the approximate amount of $3,213,210, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

g. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title III, 2014-2015 Federal Supplement for Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently-Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth (IY), in the approximate amount of $769,956, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

h. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), in the approximate amount of $74,142,868, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

i. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, Preschool, in the approximate amount of $1,164,676, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

j. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers Part B, in the approximate amount of $1,734,521, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016;

k. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers, Part B, Preschool, in the approximate amount of $270,468, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016;

l. Florida Department of Children and Families for funding under the Skills for Academic, Vocational and English Studies (SAVES) Adult Refugee Project, in the approximate amount of $12,000,000, for the grant period of August 13, 2015, through August 12, 2018;

m. Miami-Dade County for funding under the Head Start Program, in the approximate amount of $12,107,314, for the grant period of August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016;

n. Miami-Dade County for funding under the Early Head Start Program, in the approximate amount of $2,389,157, for the grant period of August 1, 2015, through July 31, 2016;

o. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for funding under the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, in the approximate amount of $684,837, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

p. City of Hialeah Gardens for in-kind support under the City of Hialeah Gardens Educational Center, in the approximate amount of $596,982, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015; and

q. The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation for in-kind support under The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Grant, in the approximate amount of $59,400, for the grant period of August 24, 2015, through June 9, 2016.

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. City Year, Inc., in the approximate amount of $1,924,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

b. College Summit, Inc., in the approximate amount of $450,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

c. Algebra Project, Inc., in the approximate amount of $150,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

d. Embrace Girls Foundation, in the approximate amount of $75,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

e. SEI/Overtown, Inc., in the approximate amount of $250,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

f. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, in the approximate amount of $80,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

g. Close Up Foundation, in the approximate amount of $390,000, in support of the Title III, Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently-Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth (IY) grant program;

h. Institute for Children and Family Health, Inc. in the approximate amount of $140,000, in support of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B grant program;

i. The School Board of Monroe County, Florida, in the approximate amount of $134,446, in support of the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers grant program;

j. The School Board of Monroe County, Florida, in the approximate amount of $79,536, in support of the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers, Part B Preschool grant program;

k. Skills for Academic, Vocational and English Studies (SAVES) Adult Refugee Project in the approximate amount of $12,000,000;

l. Miami-Dade County, in the approximate amount of $12,107,314, in support of the Head Start Program; and

m. Miami-Dade County, in the approximate amount of $2,389,157, in support of the Early 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;

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; and

8. negotiate and execute charter contract addenda if necessary to implement recent legislation changing the process for federal funds distribution to charter schools.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

F-1 1) AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT (“ILA”) WITH THE CITY OF DORAL (“CITY”) TO AMEND THAT CERTAIN MASTER DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND FLORDADE, LLC, TO PROVIDE THAT IN LIEU OF THE REQUIRED 1,926 STUDENT STATION K-12 CHARTER SCHOOL TO BE BUILT ON AN APPROXIMATE 4-ACRE SITE LOCATED ON THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF FUTURE N.W. 102 AVENUE AND THE PROPOSED N.W. 77 TERRACE RIGHT-OF-WAY, DORAL (“SITE A”), AN APPROXIMATE 1,200 STUDENT STATION K-8 (“SCHOOL”) WILL BE BUILT, OWNED AND OPERATED BY MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (“DISTRICT”) INSTEAD; (revised)

2) IN ORDER TO FACILITATE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SCHOOL BY THE DISTRICT, ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 15-062, DESIGNATING THE SCHOOL BOARD-OWNED LAND LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF S.W. 157 AVENUE BETWEEN S.W. 44 STREET AND S.W. 45 STREET, UNINCORPORATED MIAMI-DADE COUNTY (“SITE B”) TO BE UNNECESSARY FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES, SOLELY FOR THE EXPLICIT PURPOSE OF EXCHANGING WITH FLORDADE LLC, SITE B FOR SITE A, WITH ADDITIONAL CASH BACK TO THE BOARD;

3) AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT AND/OR THE CHAIR, AS APPLICABLE, TO EXECUTE ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE SUBJECT TRANSACTIONS;

4) AUTHORIZE THE SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY TO EXECUTE THE WAIVER OF CONFLICT LETTER FROM GREENBERG TRAURIG, WHICH FIRM IS SERVING SOLELY AS COUNSEL FOR DEVELOPER IN THIS TRANSACTION;

5) IN THE EVENT NEGOTIATIONS ARE UNSUCCESSFUL, RESCIND RESOLUTION NO. 15-062

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

1) authorize the Superintendent to finalize negotiations and execute an Interlocal Agreement (“ILA”) with the City of Doral (“City”) to amend that certain Master Development Agreement between the City and Flordade, LLC, to provide that in lieu of the required 1,926 student station K-12 charter school to be built on an approximate 4-acre site located on the northwest corner of future N.W. 102 Avenue and the proposed N.W. 77 Terrace right-of-way, Doral (“Site A”), an approximate 1,200 student station K-8 (“School”) will be built, owned and operated by Miami-Dade County Public Schools (“District”) instead; and

2) in order to facilitate construction of the School by the District, adopt Resolution no. 15-062, designating the School Board-owned land located on the west side of S.W. 157 Avenue between S.W. 44 street and S.W. 45 Street, unincorporated Miami-Dade County (“Site B”) to be unnecessary for educational purposes, solely for the explicit purpose of exchanging with Flordade LLC, Site B for Site A, with additional cash back to the Board;

3) authorize the Superintendent and/or the Chair, as applicable, to execute any other documents necessary to effectuate the subject transactions;

4) authorize the School Board Attorney to execute Waiver of Conflict Letter from Greenberg Traurig, which firm is serving solely as counsel for Developer in this transaction;

5) in the event negotiations are unsuccessful, rescind Resolution No. 15-062.

F-2 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY (“COUNTY”), FOR THE COUNTY’S INTERIM USE OF A PORTION OF THE PLAYFIELD AT SWEETWATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (“SCHOOL”), LOCATED AT 10655 S.W. 4 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA, FOR THE TEMPORARY OPERATION OF A FIRE STATION;

2) EXECUTE ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS OR AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE ABOVE TRANSACTION; AND

3) GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE LEASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELING OR TERMINATING THE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING THE COUNTY IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

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

1. execute a lease agreement with Miami-Dade County (“County”), for the County’s interim use of a portion of the playfield at Sweetwater Elementary School (“School”), located at 10655 S.W. 4 Street, Miami, Florida, for the temporary operation of a fire station; and

2. execute any other documents or agreements necessary to effectuate the above transaction; and

3. grant or deny all approvals required under the lease agreement, including renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the agreement, and placing the County in default, as may be applicable.

F-20 AUTHORITY TO AMEND THE CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION BUDGET

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

1) adjust the capital budget in the amount of $46,740 and in the event there are, at the time of transfer, insufficient available funds in a structure from which to transfer the indicated amount, the difference will be provided from contingencies, reserves or other accounts; and

2) take the changes to the five-year facilities work program resulting from these budget adjustments.

F-22 1) COMMISSIONING OF LAURA M. PEREZ & ASSOCIATES, INC., AS THE ARCHITECT/ ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB)-FUNDED PARTIAL REPLACEMENT & RENOVATION PROJECT AT CUTLER BAY ACADEMY FOR ADVANCED STUDIES, CUTLER RIDGE CAMPUS, LOCATED AT 19400 GULFSTREAM ROAD, CUTLER BAY, FLORIDA 33157, PROJECT NO. 01339200;

2) AUTHORIZATION TO REPLACE SRS ENGINEERING, INC., AS STRUCTURAL ENGINEERIING SUB-CONSULTANT WITH M. HAJJAR & ASSOCIATES, INC., IN THE AGREEMENT WITH LAURA M. PEREZ & ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR CUTLER BAY ACADEMY FOR ADVANCED STUDIES, CUTLER RIDGE CAMPUS LOCATED AT 19400 GULFSTREAM ROAD, CUTLER BAY, FLORIDA 33157, PROJECT NO. 01339200

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

1) commission Laura M. Perez & Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB)-funded Partial Replacement & Renovations Project at Cutler Bay Academy For Advanced Studies, Cutler Ridge Campus, located at 19400 Gulfstream Road, Cutler Bay, Florida 33157, Project No. 01339200, as follows:

a) a lump sum fee of $622,500 for A/E Basic Services;

b) supporting services and fees, project scope and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

2) authorize the replacement of SRS Engineering, Inc., as the Structural Engineering Sub-Consultant with M. Hajjar & Associates, Inc., in the Agreement with Laura M. Perez & Associates, Inc., for the Partial Replacement & Renovations Project at Cutler Bay Academy For Advanced Studies, Cutler Ridge Campus, located at 19400 Gulfstream Road, Cutler Bay, Florida 33157, Project No. 01339200.

F-23 COMMISSIONING OF UNITECH BUILDERS CORP., AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB)-FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT HENRY M. FLAGLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PROJECT NO. 01433800, LOCATED AT 5222 N.W. 1 STREET, MIAMI, FL 33126

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Unitech Builders Corp. as the Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market - Small Micro Business Enterprise) for General Obligation Bond-funded Renovations at Henry M. Flagler Elementary School, Project No. 01433800, located at 5222 N.W. 1 Street, Miami, Fl 33126, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $21,616 for Pre-construction Services; and

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

F-24 COMMISSIONING OF VEITIA PADRON INCORPORATED AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB)-FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND BUILDING 07 REPLACEMENT AT HIBISCUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PROJECT NO. 01424100, LOCATED AT 18701 N.W. 1 AVENUE, MIAMI GARDENS, FL 33169

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Veitia Padron Incorporated as the Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market - Small/Micro Business Enterprises) for General Obligation Bond-funded Renovations and Building 07 Replacement at Hibiscus Elementary School, Project No. 01424100, located at 18701 N.W. 1 Avenue, Miami, Fl 33169, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $20,767 for Pre-construction Services;

2) the 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 REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. 008-PP10 – GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND – INFORMATION EXCHANGE, REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY TOOL

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

1. Reject Request For Proposals No. 008-PP10 – GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND – INFORMATION EXCHANGE, REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY TOOL, to permit rebidding.

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

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve two (2) new applications for contractor prequalification.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 6835, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE AUDITS

RECOMMEND: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida adopt amended Policy 6835, Office of Management and Compliance Audits, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida to be effective August 5, 2015.

G-2 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW BOARD POLICY 6320.06, DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION IN BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND PRACTICES, AND TO AMEND POLICY 6465, COMMERCIAL ANTI-DISCRIMINATION, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to promulgate new Policy 6320.06, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Business Operations and Practices, and amend Policy 6465, Commercial Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion.

G-3 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO BOARD POLICIES 0169.1, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN BOARD MEETINGS; 0165, PUBLIC MEETINGS; AND 6325, CONE OF SILENCE (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend Policies 0169.1, Public Participation at Board Meetings; 0165, Public Meetings; and 6325, Cone of Silence.

G-5 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. ANTERSHELE HIGGS, DOAH CASE NO. 15-2718

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida accept the resignation of Antershele Higgs effective as of July 10, 2015.

G-6 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD v. LUZ MORALES, DOAH Case No. 14-4175TTS

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. Luz M. Morales, DOAH Case No. 14-4175TTS, reinstating Respondent and providing her a portion of back pay for the period of her suspension.

G-9 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO BOARD POLICIES 9700, RELATIONS WITH SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS; AND 5722, SCHOOL-SPONSORED STUDENT PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTIONS AND PERFORMANCES (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend Policies 9700, Relations with Special Interest Groups; and 5722, School-Sponsored Student Publications, Productions, and Performances.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-2 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO.15-066 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE MEMBERS OF THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS DURING THE 2015 AND 2015A LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution No. 15-066, of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Members of the Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation for their support of Miami-Dade County Public Schools during the 2015 and 2015A Legislative Sessions.

H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-064 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING U.S. WOMEN’S SOCCER COACH AND M-DCPS PARENT JILLIAN ELLIS

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-064 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing U.S. Women’s Soccer Coach and M-DCPS parent Jillian Ellis.

H-4 Request approval of resolution no. 15-065 OF the School board of miami-dade county, florida, RECOGNIZING Nicklaus children’s hospital, the ekg screening program for athletes, and dr. anthony rossi

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-065 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, the EKG screening program for athletes, and Dr. Anthony Rossi.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL “WALK TO SCHOOL DAY”, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “WALKSAFE” PEDESTRIAN SAFETY PROGRAM CURRICULUM, DURING THE WEEK OF THE EVENT

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the 2015 International “Walk to School Day”, and implement the “WalkSafe” pedestrian safety program curriculum during the week of the event.

H-6 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF “ETHICAL GOVERNANCE DAY 2015” IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPONSORED BY THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION ON ETHICS AND PUBLIC TRUST

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse “Ethical Governance Day 2015” to take place on October 22, 2015 in Miami-Dade County Public Schools sponsored by the Miami-Dade County Commission of Ethics and Public Trust.

H-7 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM SEPTEMBER 15, THROUGH OCTOBER 15, 2015

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, 2015.

H-9 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-069 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING DR. MARISEL ELIAS MIRANDA (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ WURTZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-069 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Dr. Marisel Elias Miranda for her contributions to education.

H-10 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-070 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING JULIO MIRANDA (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ WURTZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-070 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Julio Miranda for his years of dedicated service to Miami- Dade County Public Schools.

H-12 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-067 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING REBECCA VAUGHNS (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-067 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Rebecca Vaughns.

H-13 PERISCOPE (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. RAQUEL REGALADO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, through the Superintendent, explore the possible use of and best practices regarding integrating the live streaming app Periscope to the District’s parent outreach events and in Professional Development program/outreach.

H-14 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN MARITIME TRADES (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to explore the feasibility of developing workforce educational training programs for the maritime trades through the District’s Adult and Vocational Programs.

H-16 REVIEW OF ALL STATUTORILY MANDATED PAYMENTS AND RECEIVABLES REQUIRED BY MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (withdrawn)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, authorize the Superintendent School Board Attorney and Chief Auditor to create:

1. an electronic master list of any and all statutorily mandated payments and receivables to/from local, state and/or federal governmental entities (i.e. Value Adjustment Board, etc.);

2. a comprehensive review system (annual, bi-annual, etc.) specifically targeted towards the list of statutorily mandated payments and receivables that is created.

3. conduct a review and provide additional recommendations, if any, that would improve and/or enhance the comprehensive review system created specifically targeting the list of statutorily mandated payments and receivables that will be created.

H-17 CONDUCT REVIEW OF INFORMATION TO BE DISSEMINATED AS IT RELATES TO ENROLLMENT EVENTS AND LOCATIONS, AS WELL AS HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OPTIONS UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. (withdrawn)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, authorize the:

(1) School Board Attorney’s Office to review for legal sufficiency e-flyers, commit cards, handouts, pamphlets, as well as other information (see documentation attached), to determine whether same can be distributed throughout the various M-DCPS communication systems/ platforms, including but not limited to, the parent portal, within schools site locations, M-DCPS website(s), etc.

(2) School Board Attorney’s Office to determine the legal sufficiency of allowing navigators (individuals that help people enroll in coverage that fits their needs and budget) in designated locations on and/or within M-DCPS properties, including but not limited to, school sites, the School Board Administration Building, etc. for the purposes of disseminating information and signing individuals up for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Healthcare Act.

(3) School Board Attorney’s Office to determine the legal sufficiency as to whether a policy to annually disseminate information to parents, students, and the community regarding healthcare coverage under the Affordable Healthcare Act can be created based on current school board policy.

(4) The Superintendent to create a detailed plan to disseminate all information approved by the School Board Attorney’s Office as a result of this Agenda Item for each voter member district during the open enrollment period. For coverage starting in 2016, the Open Enrollment Period is November 1, 2015–January 31, 2016. The dissemination plan should include the use of the various M-DCPS communication systems/platforms, including but not limited to, the parent portal, designated locations on and/or within M-DCPS, M-DCPS website(s), etc.

H-18 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-071 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN REMEMBRANCE OF ROBERT PARKER, FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR HIS LEGACY OF PUBLIC SERVICE (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. WILBERT TEE HOLLOWAY: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-071 in remembrance of Robert Parker, Former Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department
for his legacy of public service.

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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AGENDA SECTIONS

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I

 

 

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