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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 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, FEBRUARY 13, 2017.

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. 17-015 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FLORIDA, HONORING ZOE’S DOLLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-015 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Zoe’s Dolls.

B-4 REQUEST FOR THE APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-013 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FLORIDA, DESIGNATING MARCH 2017 AS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH TO BE CELEBRATED IN ALL MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution No. 17-013 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida designating March 2017 as Women’s History Month to be celebrated in all Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

B-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-014 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING TOWN OF MIAMI LAKES MAYOR MANNY CID (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-014 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Town of Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid.

B-6 SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION OF THE 2016 WALKSAFE STATEWIDE POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognize and congratulate the winners of the 2016 WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest.

B-7 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-017 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING UPPAC (UNREPRESENTED PEOPLE’S POSITIVE ACTION COUNCIL)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-017 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing UPPAC (Unrepresented People’s Positive Action Council).

B-9 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-020 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING CHARLENE BURKS (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-020 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Charlene Burks.

B-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-016 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING A SAFE HAVEN FOR NEWBORNS (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-016 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing A Safe Haven for Newborns.

B-11 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-019 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING SABRINA COHEN AND THE SABRINA COHEN FOUNDATION (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-019 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Sabrina Cohen and the Sabrina Cohen Foundation.

B-12 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-021 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING CUTLER BAY MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT NOAH LAFLEUR (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution No. 17-021 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing student and Cutler Bay resident Noah LaFleur.

B-13 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-018 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, COMMENDING CORAL GABLES PREPARATORY ACADEMY AND THE CORAL GABLES PREPARATORY ACADEMY PTSA FOR BEING RECOGNIZED AS A NATIONAL PTA® SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution 17-018 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commending Coral Gables Preparatory Academy and the Coral Gables Preparatory PTSA for being recognized as a National PTA® School of Excellence.

B-14 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING MS. MARTHA CHANG, 2017 CENTRAL REGION PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.17-023 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Ms. Martha C. Chang, 2017 Central Region Principal of the Year.

B-15 ENDORSEMENT OF MARCH 2, 2017 AS READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse March 2, 2017 as Read Across America Day.

B-16 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING VINELAND K-8 CENTER STUDENT CHRISTOPHER RAMOS (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution No. 17-022 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Christopher, Paul Michael, and Ryan Ramos.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

  • Miami Arts Studio 6-12 at Zelda Glazer Theatre Group
  • Arthur and Polly Mays Conservatory of the Arts Chorus

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • January 26, 2017
  • January 25, 2017 School Board Meeting

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

  • Advanced Placement Update
  • Career and Technical Programs’ Report
  • 2016-2017 Paraprofessional/School Support Personnel of the Year
  • 2016-2017 Office Employee of the Year

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

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20 1. PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS FROM DECEMBER 16, 2016 THROUGH JANUARY 26, 2017

2. INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO TEACH OUT-OF-FIELD FROM OCTOBER 15, 2016 THROUGH FEBRUARY 10, 2017

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

1. The Personnel Action Listing 1092 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations from December 16, 2016 through January 26, 2017.

2. Instructional personnel assigned to teach out-of-field from October 15, 2016 through February 10, 2017.

D-21 REQUEST APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENTS, LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS AND ADJUSTMENT OF COMPENSATION OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2016-2017 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments, lateral transfers to be effective February 16, 2017, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item and authorize compensation adjustments upon appointment and thereafter as stipulated in the agenda item.

D-22 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI FOR THE DELIVERY OF THE 2017 GLAZER AND LORTON WRITING INSTITUTE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,000

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to enter into a contractual agreement with the University of Miami for the delivery of the 2017 Glazer and Lorton Writing Institute in an amount not to exceed $75,000.

D-55 DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR EMPLOYEES (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, which has been agreed to in the following manner:

A) Ms. Olive D. Anderson, Teacher, Gratigny Elementary School, suspension without pay for twenty-five (25) workdays, effective February 16, 2017.
B) Mr. Edward J. Doskow, Teacher, Miami Southridge Senior High School, suspension without pay for three (3) workdays, effective February 16, 2017.
C) Ms. Penelope A. Taylor, Teacher, Henry E.S. Reeves Elementary School, suspension without pay for twenty-five
(25) workdays, effective February 16, 2017.

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

E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING DECEMBER 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending December 2016.

E-2 NON-EXPENDABLE PERSONAL PROPERTY INVENTORY DELETIONS AND RECOVERIES REPORT FOR OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, AND DECEMBER 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Non-Expendable Personal Property Inventory Deletions containing 1,507 items with a depreciated cost of $211,349 and recoveries containing 78 items with a depreciated cost of $29,395 to update the records for October, November and December 2016.

E-14 RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2016-17 GENERAL FUND MID-YEAR BUDGET REVIEW

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

1. adopt Resolution No. 1, FY 2016-17 General Fund Mid-Year Budget Review, decreasing revenues, appropriations and reserves by ($58,956,416); and

2. adopt the Summary of Revenues and Appropriations (page 6 of the agenda item) and the Summary of Appropriations by Function (page 11 of the Agenda Item)

E-15 RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2016‑17 CAPITAL OUTLAY FUNDS MID-YEAR BUDGET REVIEW

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

1. adopt Resolution No. 1, FY 2016-17 Capital Outlay Funds Mid-Year Budget Review, accepting donations, increasing revenues, appropriations, and reserves by $30,904,832 and documenting estimated changes in object codes, as described above and summarized on page 6 of the agenda item.

2. authorize changes to the Five-Year Facilities Work Program which result from Resolution No.1, FY 2016-17 Capital Outlay Funds Mid-Year Budget Review.

E-16 RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2016-17 DEBT SERVICE FUNDS Mid-Year BUDGET REVIEW

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 1, FY 2016-17 Debt Service Funds Mid-Year Budget Review, (1) recognizing changes in revenue, non-revenue sources, and transfers in from other funds, and (2) amending appropriations and year end fund balance by the amount of $53,644,349.

E-17 RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2016-17 SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS - OTHER FEDERAL PROGRAMS (CONTRACTED PROGRAMS) FUND MID-YEAR BUDGET REVIEW

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

1. adopt Resolution No. 1, FY 2016-17 Special Revenue Funds - Other Federal Programs (Contracted Programs) Fund Mid-Year Budget Review, increasing revenues and appropriations by $32,305,402 and

2. adopt the Summary of Revenues and Appropriations (page 2 of the agenda item) and the Summary of Appropriations by Function (page 4 of the agenda item).

E-18 RESOLUTION NO. 1, FY 2016-17 INTERNAL SERVICE (HEALTH INSURANCE) FUND MID-YEAR BUDGET REVIEW

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

1. adopt Resolution No. 1, FY 2016-17 Internal Service Fund Mid-Year Budget Review, decreasing revenues net position and expenses by $16,602,500; and

2. adopt the Summary of Revenues and Appropriations (page 3 of the agenda item).

E-46 REPORT OF SCHOOL BOARD AUCTION (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive the report of the July, 2016 auction surplus/obsolete vehicles results.

E-66 RENEWAL OF DISTRICT’S PROPERTY INSURANCE PROGRAM

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

1. authorize staff to enter into negotiations through its broker and secure and bind $250M in coverage limits, with annual premiums for all property insurance premiums and associated fees not to exceed $19 million, inclusive of the second year renewal of the STORM Parametric Property Insurance Policy and excluding 2016-2017 MYSIP NCB reimbursements/ premium credits and state required surcharges and assessments, effective May 1, 2017, with payment of such coverage to be funded from the District’s property insurance budget, with a full report including confirmation of coverages, carriers, deductibles, costs and terms to be submitted to the Board its meeting of May 24, 2017;

2. authorize staff to secure and bind terrorism coverage, through its broker in the amount of $50M property damage $10M bodily injury, effective May 1, 2017 with an annual premium not to exceed $100,000, including state fees, with payment of such coverage to be funded from the District’s property insurance budget; and

3. authorize renewal of flood insurance coverage, through its broker with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), for all properties required by the Federal Government to be covered with estimated premiums not to exceed $2.5 million for coverages effective for the 12-month period of May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018.

E-68 REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-16-008-AG - WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS SERVICES: SURVEILLANCE AND INVESTIGATION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Reject Request for Proposals No. RFP-16-008-AG - Workers’ Compensation Claims Services: Surveillance and Investigation to permit rebidding.

E-69 SUPPORT THE SUPERINTENDENT’S LOSS PREVENTION INITIATIVE TO REDUCE THE FREQUENCY AND SEVERITY OF WORKPLACE INJURIES, REDUCE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COSTS AND INSTITUTE A CULTURE OF SAFETY

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, support the Superintendent’s loss prevention initiative to reduce the frequency and severity of workplace injuries, reduce workers’ compensation costs and institute a culture of safety.

E-70 SUPPORT THE SUPERINTENDENT’S INITIATIVE TO INCREASE EMPLOYEE AWARENESS AND ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY HEALTHCARE AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, support the Superintendent’s initiative to create employee awareness and access to high quality healthcare at affordable prices.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-1 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD AND MIAMI DADE COUNTY (COUNTY) TO EXTEND THE TERM FROM AUGUST 31, 2017 THROUGH AUGUST 30, 2022, FOR CONTINUED USE OF THE KENDALL COMPLEX CAFETERIA BUILDING, LOCATED AT 8500 S.W. 107 AVE, #61, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33173, AND TO REFLECT ITS CURRENT USE BY THE DISTRICT FOR TRAINING OF GROUNDS MAINTENANCE AND CUSTODIAL STAFF, AND BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY/EMERGENCY OPERATIONS FOR STOCKPILING OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to execute an amendment to the Lease Agreement between the School Board and the Miami Dade County (County) to extend the term from August 31, 2017 through August 30, 2022, for continued use of the Kendall Complex Cafeteria Building, located at 8500 S.W. 107 Avenue, #61, Miami, Florida 33173, and to reflect its current use by the District for training of Grounds Maintenance and Custodial staff, and by the Department of Safety/Emergency Operations for stockpiling of emergency management equipment and supplies.

F-26 COMMISSIONING OF LAURA M. PEREZ AND ASSOCIATES, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD TO PROVIDE PART 1 SERVICES (PROGRAMMING AND MASTER PLAN) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED BUILDING 01 REPLACEMENT AND RENOVATIONS AT COMSTOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 2420 N.W. 18 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33142, PROJECT NUMBER 01433100

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Laura M. Perez and Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record to provide Part 1 services (programming and master plan) for Building 01 Replacement and Renovations at Comstock Elementary School, located at 2420 N.W. 18 Avenue, Miami, Florida, 33142, Project Number 01433100, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $32,500 for Part 1; 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-27 COMMISSIONING OF T&G CORPORATION (DBA T&G CONSTRUCTORS) AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED BUILDING 01 REPLACEMENT AND RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT COMSTOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 2420 N.W. 18 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33142; PROJECT NUMBER 01433100

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission T&G Constructors (dba T&G Corporation), as the Construction Management at-Risk firm for General Obligated Bond Funded Building 01 Replacement and Renovations Project at Comstock Elementary School, located at 2420 N.W. 18 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33142; Project Number 01433100, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $74,614 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-28 COMMISSIONING OF M. C. HARRY AND ASSOCIATES, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD TO PROVIDE PART 1 SERVICES (PROGRAMMING AND MASTER PLAN) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS, AT CORAL GABLES SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 450 BIRD ROAD, CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA 33146, PROJECT NUMBER 01433200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission M. C. Harry and Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record to provide Part 1 Services (programming and master plan) for Renovations at Coral Gables Senior High School, located at 450 Bird Road, Coral Gables, Florida 33146, Project Number 01433200, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $27,000 for Part 1; 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-29 COMMISSIONING OF OHL BUILDING, INC. AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT CORAL GABLES SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 450 BIRD ROAD, CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA 33146; PROJECT NUMBER 01433200 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission OHL Building, Inc., as the Construction Management at-Risk firm for General Obligation Bond Funded Renovations Project at Coral Gables Senior High School, located at 450 Bird Road, Miami, Florida 33146; Project Number 01433200, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $69,250 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-30 COMMISSIONING OF KVH ARCHITECTS, P.A., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER (A/E) OF RECORD FOR RENOVATIONS AND NEW ADDITION AT DR. HENRY W. MACK/WEST LITTLE RIVER K-8 CENTER, LOCATED AT 2450 N.W. 84 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33147, PROJECT NUMBER 01443200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission KVH Architects, P.A., as Architect/Engineer of Record for Renovations and New Addition at Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center, located at 2450 N.W. 84 Street, Miami, Florida 33147, Project Number 01433200, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $520,000 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-31 COMMISSIONING OF UNITECH BUILDERS CORP., AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND NEW ADDITION PROJECT AT DR. HENRY W. MACK/WEST LITTLE RIVER K-8 CENTER, LOCATED AT 2450 N.W. 84 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33147; PROJECT NUMBER 01443200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Unitech Builders Corp., as the Construction Management at-Risk firm for General Obligation Bond Funded Renovations and New Addition Project at Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center, located at 2450 N.W. 84 Street, Miami, Florida 33147; Project Number 01443200, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $61,000 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-41 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO THORNTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED NEW ADDITION, RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT ARCOLA LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 1037 N.W. 81 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33150; PROJECT NUMBER 01432500 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida award the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract for Thornton Construction Company, Inc. for the General Obligation Bond funded new addition, renovations and repairs project at Arcola Lake Elementary School, located at 1037 N.W. 81 Street; Miami, Florida 33150; Project Number 01432500; in the amount of $3,343,811, which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $142,684.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD PROMOTE MARCH 2017 AS FLORIDA BIKE MONTH, ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE NATIONAL BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY FESTIVITIES, AND RECOGNIZE THE BIKESAFE PROGRAM

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, promote March 2017 as Florida Bike Month, encourage participation in the National Bike to School Day festivities, and recognize the BikeSafe Program for its efforts in improving bicycle safety at middle schools.

H-4 SCHOOL BOARD JOIN IN PROMOTING APRIL22, 2017, AS EARTH DAY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY: PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, join in promoting April 22, 2017, as Earth Day and authorize the Superintendent to encourage all Miami-Dade County Public Schools to participate in this celebration.

H-5 COMPUTER-RELATED INFRACTIONS

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to review and propose any recommendations for appropriate revisions to the Code of Student Conduct and existing Schools Board Policies reference computer-related infractions.

H-6 ENHANCEMENTS TO NETWORK SECURITY SYSTEMS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, provide support for the Superintendent to explore the feasibility and associated costs of enhancing M-DCPS’ data security and privacy measures to further protect our systems and our staff and student data.

H-7 STUDENT BEHAVIOR: OUT-OF-SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS AND STUDENT SUCCESS CENTERS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, directs the Superintendent to:

1. Provide an update to the Board on the implementation of Student Success Centers including measurable impact outcomes and financial and human resources allocated; and

2. Establish a Task Force comprised of principals, teachers, counselors, students, and parents, to provide feedback on implementation and recommendations for improvement; and

3. Ensure alignment of District practice of elimination of out-of-school suspensions to the Board Policies governing student discipline; and

4. Ensure alignment of Board Policy regarding student discipline with subsequent contracts negotiated with UTD and any related bargaining units; and

5. Present a status update at the Board Meeting of May 24, 2017.

H-8 DISTRICTWIDE SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to provide a status report with recommendations to formalize a Districtwide Safety and Security Committee by the April 5, 2017, School Board meeting.

H-9 BODY-WORN CAMERAS (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to conduct a feasibility study to consider the:

1. implementation of police body-worn cameras for M-DSPD; and
2. exploration of implementing a pilot program for the 2017-2018 school year, providing a report by the May 24, 2017 School Board Meeting.

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

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