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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

APRIL 5, 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, APRIL 3, 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.
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.

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

B-3 REQUEST THE APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-041 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FLORIDA, HONORING THE YMCA OF SOUTH FLORIDA – AFTER SCHOOL CARE (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-041 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida honoring The YMCA of South Florida – After School Care.

B-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-042 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FLORIDA, HONORING THE JONATHAN SPIKES FOUNDATION

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-042 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida honoring The Jonathan Spikes Foundation.

B-5 Request approval of resolution no. 17-039 OF the school board of miami-dade county, florida, recognizing academic scholarship signing day in miami-dade county public schools

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-039 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing April 18, 2017 as Academic Scholarship Signing Day in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

B-6 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-040 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MAY 9, 2017 AS NATIONAL TEACHER DAY IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-040 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing May 9, 2017 as National Teacher Day in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

B-7 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-051 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE VETERINARY SCIENCE MAGNET PROGRAM AT JOHN A. FERGUSON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-051 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Veterinary Science Magnet Program at John A. Ferguson Senior High School.

B-8 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-052 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING VASUNDARA GOVINDARAJAN (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-052 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Vasundara Govindarajan for winning the 77th Miami Herald Spelling Bee.

B-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-046 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. SOLOMON C. STINSON (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.17-046 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Solomon C. Stinson.

B-11 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-044 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING COACH LOUIE BING JR.

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-044 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Coach Louie Bing Jr.

B-12 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-045 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING NORWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHESS TEAM

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-045 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Norwood Elementary School Chess Team.

B-13 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-043 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE SOUTH DADE WRESTLING TEAM AS STATE TITLE CHAMPIONS (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-043 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the South Dade Senior High Wrestling Team as State Title Champions.

B-14 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-050 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE MIAMI MILITARY MUSEUM & MEMORIAL AND DR. ANTHONY D. ATWOOD (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-050 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing The Miami Military Museum and Memorial and Dr. Antony D. Atwood.

B-15 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-054 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING GENERATION TECHNOLOGY (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-054 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Generation Technology.

B-16 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-049 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. MARIA T. RIESTRA-QUINTERO (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-049 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Maria T. Riestra-Quintero.

B-17 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-047 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING HEALTH INFORMATION PROJECT (HIP) (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-047 recognizing Health Information Project (HIP).

B-18 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-048 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING ALPHA XI DELTA FRATERNITY'S THETA XI CHAPTER (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-048 recognizing Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity’s Theta Xi Chapter.

B-19 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-053 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING GLADES MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND ( revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.17-053 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Glades Middle School Band.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

  • Palmetto Middle School Theater Students

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • March 16, 2017

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • March 15, 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 (revised)

  • Excellence in Early Childhood
  • Art Awards Recognition
  • Safe and Healthy Schools Equality Florida
  • Fragile Schools Presentation

A-2 EXPLORE THE CREATION OF STUDENT TRAUMA SUPPORT MECHANISMS TO PROVIDE THERAPEUTIC AND COUNSELING SERVICES TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE OR WHO HAVE BEEN WITNESSES TO VIOLENCE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the Superintendent’s exploration of the establishment of student trauma support mechanisms to provide therapeutic and counseling services to students who have been victims of violence or who have been witnesses to violence.

A-3 IMPLEMENTATION OF YOUTH SAFETY INITIATIVE – TOGETHER FOR CHILDREN (revised)

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

1. Collaborate with intergovernmental agencies, community organizations, and other stakeholders including parents and students to finalize and implement Together for Children Neighborhood Action Plans;

2. Execute Cooperative Agreement to include the Foundation for New Education Initiatives and Miami-Dade County to implement the evidence-based referral and family engagement system, as well as amendments, extensions, and renewals of such agreements and documents to implement the program; and exercise termination, waiver, and other provisions set forth therein; and

3. Provide an annual report on the progress of the Together for Children Initiative.

A-4 RESIDENTIAL COMPONENT FOR COLLEGE PREPARATORY PUBLIC BOARDING SCHOOL FOR AT RISK YOUTH (revised)

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

1. APPROVE staff’s recommendation that (a) there is an educational benefit to be derived from the unsolicited proposal submitted by The SEED School of Miami (SEED Miami) to establish a residential facility for a college preparatory public charter boarding school for at-risk youth on the campus of the former Westview Middle School (Project) , (b) the estimated cost of the Project is reasonable and beneficial to The Board, and (c) SEED Miami’s plans will result in the timely design, construction, and operation of the Project;

2. APPROVE staff’s recommendation, based on the foregoing findings in Paragraph 1, that a portion of the unsolicited proposal submitted by SEED Miami is a qualifying project under Policy 6327, Public-Private Partnerships and Unsolicited Proposals;

3. AWARD qualifying project to The SEED School of Miami; and

4. AUTHORIZE the Superintendent to negotiate a Comprehensive Agreement/Ground Lease with awardee in accordance with Policy 6327, along with any other agreements that are necessary to effectuate the Project to be brought back to the Board for final approval.

A-5 2017 SUMMER SERVICES (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed 2017 Summer Services.

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 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS FROM FEBRUARY 17, 2017 THROUGH MARCH 16, 2017

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Personnel Action Listing 1094 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations from February 17, 2017 through March 16, 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 April 6, 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-55 1) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION (revised)
2) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION PENDING APPEAL

RECOMMENDED: 1) 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) Mr. Nathan A. Greene, Paraprofessional I, North Miami Senior High School, suspension without pay for ten ( 10) workdays, effective April 6, 2017.
B) Mr. Marlon C. Jinks, Head Custodian, Crestview Elementary School, demotion to Custodian, effective April 6, 2017.
C) Mr. Kori J. Jones, Custodian, Hialeah Senior High School, suspension without pay for twenty (20) calendar days, effective April 6, 2017.
D) Mr. James A. Monsanto, Head Custodian, Frederick Douglass Elementary School, suspension without pay for ten
(10) calendar days, effective April 6, 2017.
E) Mr. Michael H. Plummer, Teacher, Miami Springs Middle School, suspension without pay for twenty (20) workdays, effective April 6, 2017.
F) Mr. Abner Reyes, Teacher, South Miami Community Middle School, suspension without pay for twenty-five (25) workdays, effective April 6, 2017.
G) Mr. John C. Sacca, Teacher, G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School, suspension without pay for three (3) workdays, effective April 6, 2017.

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, in the following manner:
A) Ms. Marta L. Zayas, Teacher, Emerson Elementary School, suspension without pay for fifteen ( 15) workdays, effective April 6, 2017.

D-66 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY: INITIAL READING 5120, STUDENT SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT AND ATTENDANCE BOUNDARY COMMITTEE

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 Board Policy 5120, Student School Assignment and Attendance Boundary Committee.

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

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

1. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-26 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2016-2017 school year, the 2017 summer session, and the 2017-2018 school year;

2. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-32 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2016-2017 school year, the 2017 summer session, and the 2017-2018 school year;

3. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-34 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2016-2017 school year, the 2017 summer session, and the 2017-2018 school year;

4. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-57 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2016-2017 school year, the 2017 summer session, and the 2017-2018 school year

5. provide educational services in an alternative school/program during the term of the expulsion.

D-69 DISMISSAL TIMES FOR THE LAST THREE DAYS OF SCHOOL (JUNE 6, 7, AND 8, 2017)

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

1. approve dismissal times for the last three days of school (June 6, 7, and 8, 2017);

2. authorize the Superintendent to make any special adjustments necessary due to unique circumstances in particular schools.

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

E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING FEBRUARY 2017

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending February 2017.

E-35 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE AND ENTER CONTRACTUAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS WITH THE BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, N.A.; JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.; US BANK, N.A.; AND WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.; PURSUANT TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NO. 16-037-MT – BANKING SERVICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to negotiate and enter into a contractual services agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Bank of America, N.A.; Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A.; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.; US Bank, N.A.; and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., pursuant to Request For Proposals No. 16-037-MT – BANKING SERVICES, to provide banking and financial services as stipulated in the RFP for an initial term of three (3) years, effective on or about September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2020, with one additional three (3) years renewal option, as follows:

Highest Rated Banking Services Proposals

1. Bank of America, N.A.
222 Lakeview Ave., Suite 600
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Stephen B. Lenehan, Senior Vice President
(Merchant Services-Florida State Contract)

2. Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A.
10161 Centurion Parkway, 2nd Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Sheila S. Papelbon, Vice President
(SERP Custody and Disbursements)

3. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
1450 Brickell Ave. Floor 33
Miami, FL 33131
Ralph Hildevert, Relationship Executive
(Purchasing Credit Cards)

4. US Bank, N.A.
200 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Peter L. Klukken, Senior Vice President
(Payroll Pay Cards)

5. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
350 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Jacqueline Kobialko, Vice President
(Core Banking, Custody and ATM Services)

E-36 APPROVE RESOLUTION 17-035 AUTHORIZING ISSUANCE OF UP TO $250,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS SERIES 2017

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution 17-035 authorizing issuance of up to $250,000,000 General Obligation Bonds Series 2017.

E-37 APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION 17-037 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $122 MILLION OF REFUNDING CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION TO REFUND ON A FORWARD BASIS ALL OR A PORTION OF SERIES 2008A CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution 17-037 authorizing the issuance of up to $122,000,000 of refunding Certificates of Participation to refund on a forward basis all or a portion of the Series 2008A COPs.

E-51 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO POLICY 5131, STUDENT TRANSFERS

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 Board Policy 5131, Student Transfers.

E-141 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-006-CV – PEST CONTROL EXTERMINATION AND REMOVAL SERVICE

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-006-CV – PEST CONTROL EXTERMINATION AND REMOVAL SERVICE, to establish a list of preapproved vendors, to furnish all labor, supervision, equipment and materials necessary to perform pest control extermination and removal service for the Department of Safety and Emergency Management with an initial effective date of April 5, 2017 through April 4, 2019, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

a. BEACH ENVIRONMENTAL EXTERMINATING INC.
6911 GARDEN ROAD
RIVERA BEACH, FL 33404
OWNER/OFFICER: DAVID N. SPRAGUE, DIRECTOR

b. EL TORO EXTERMINATOR OF SOUTH FLORIDA, INC.
D.B.A. TORO PEST MANAGEMENT M/WBE
1460 N. W. 107TH AVENUE, UNIT 1
MIAMI, FL 33172
OWNER/OFFICER: ALEJANDRO PEREZ, PRESIDENT
HISPANIC-AMERICAN

c. SOUTHERN SERVICE SOLUTIONS MBE/ M/WBE
16878 S. W. 97TH TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33196
OWNER/OFFICER: JESUS MARTINEZ
HISPANIC-AMERICAN

d. TOWER PEST CONTROL, INC.
7760 W. 20TH AVENUE, BAY #14
HIALEAH, FL 33016
OWNER/OFFICER: FRANCISCO TORRE, PRESIDENT

e. VANWAL INC,
B.A. VANWAL ENVIRONMENTAL
5475 ST. JAMES DRIVE, #401
PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL 34983
OWNER/OFFICER: ROBERTA VAN MOORLEGHEM

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, at quantities, as may be required of labor, supervision, equipment and materials necessary to perform pest control extermination and removal service, for up to the total estimated amount of $400,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $200,000, for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-142 REJECT INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-15-052-HR– MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OPERATIONS (MRO) MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, REJECT Invitation To Bid No. ITB-15-052-HR – Maintenance and Repair Operations (MRO) Materials, Equipment and Supplies, to permit rebidding.

E-143 REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) NO. RFP-15-035-MT - RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRACTICE PILOT PROGRAM SERVICES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP-15-035-MT - RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRACTICE PILOT PROGRAM SERVICES, to permit rebidding, as the committee was unable to agree to terms to finalize a contract.

E-145 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-012-MT– WIRELESS NETWORKS TELECOMMUNICATIONS (MAINTENANCE, REPAIR & NEW INSTALLATION) (revised)

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-012-MT WIRELESS NETWORKS TELECOMMUNICATIONS (MAINTENANCE, REPAIR & NEW INSTALLATION), to establish a list of preapproved vendors to furnish wireless networking technology, for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ sites, with an effective date of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidders, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

a. CDW GOVERNMENT LLC
230 NORTH MILWAUKEE AVENUE
VERNON HILLS, ILLINOIS 60061
OWNER/OFFICER: THOMAS RICHARDS

b. ELECTRONACA INC.
7000 WEST PALMETTO PARK ROAD, SUITE 210
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA 33433
OWNER/OFFICER: IRENE SULBARAN, PRESIDENT

c. PC SOLUTIONS & INTEGRATION, INC.
4937 S.W. 75TH AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33155
OWNER/OFFICER: MICHELLE RUDNICK, PRESIDENT

d. IPHONE & IPAD WAREHOUSE, LLC. MBE/M/WBE
18149 N.E. 19TH AVENUE
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33162
OWNER/OFFICER: BRIAN FARRELL, MANAGER
AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALE

e. STRUCTURED CABLING SOLUTIONS INC. M/WBE
5632 N.W. 161ST STREET
MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA 33014
OWNER/OFFICER: SYED A. SHAH, CEO
ASIAN AMERICAN

f. UNITED DATA TECHNOLOGIES INC. M/WBE
8825 N.W. 21 TERRACE
DORAL, FLORIDA 33172
OWNER/OFFICER: ENRIQUE FLECHES, CEO
HISPANIC-AMERICAN MALE

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $3,000,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-146 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-013-MT – WIRING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS (FURNISH, INSTALL, VOICE & DATA) (revised)

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-013-MT - WIRING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS (FURNISH, INSTALL, VOICE & DATA), to establish a list of preapproved vendors to provide wiring services for voice and data systems and to provide underground conduit and raceways in schools and other buildings for Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS), with an effective date of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Floida, and the successful bidders, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

a. EXTENSYS INC.
1110 BRICKELL AVENUE #430
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33131
OWNER/OFFICER: MIKE TOOMER

b. MIAMI BUSINESS TELEPHONE CORPORATION
4933 S.W. 74TH CT
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33155
OWNER/OFFICER: MARIA COLLANTES, PRESIDENT

c. QUALITY CABLE CONTRACTORS, INC.
207 NORTH GOLDENROD ROAD, SUITE 600
ORLANDO, FLORIDA 32807
OWNER/OFFICER: JORGE DEL RIO, PRESIDENT

d. QUALITY WIRING, INC. SBE
10055 N.W. 19TH STREET
DORAL, FLORIDA 33172
OWNER/OFFICER: DENNIS G. DANDRINOS, PRESIDENT

e. STRIKE INDUSTRIES, INC.
3446 S.W. 15TH STREET
DEERFIELD, FLORIDA 33442
OWNER/OFFICER: CHRISTOPHER SELLAT

f. STRUCTURING CABLE SOLUTIONS M/WBE
2300 WEST 80TH STREET, SUITE 3
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33016
OWNER/OFFICER: SYED A. SHAH, CEO
ASIAN AMERICA

g. SYTEC USA, INC.
7141 NORTH WATERWAY DRIVE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33155
OWNER/OFFICER: ARMANDO GARCIA

h. TROPICAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
6937 N.W. 82ND AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33166
OWNER/OFFICER: WILLIAM F. DEVIERNO

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, up to the total estimated amount of $8,000,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $4,000,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-147 AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NO. RFP-16-036-AC – MAINLINE FOOD AND DISTRIBUTION SERVICE

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

1. AWARD Request For Proposals No. RFP-16-036-AC – MAINLINE FOOD AND DISTRIBUTION SERVICES, seek qualified distributors to purchase and deliver food and food supply products, including, but not limited to, main entrée, beverages, grocery/staple items, commodity processed items, and paper products for use in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs for The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, effective July, 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020, and may, by mutual agreement between the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and the successful bidder, be extended for two (2) additional one (1) year extension period thereto, as follows:

US FOODS, INC.
7598 N.W. 6TH AVENUE
BOCA RATON, FLORIDA 33487
OWNER/OFFICER: CRAIG KEPPEN, REGIONAL DIRECTOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Fixed Delivery Fee Per Case - $1.17

Fixed Storage Fee Per Case - $.29 – For USDA direct ship items only, after sixty (60) days of receipt of order

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $165,000,000, for the initial contract term of three years, and an amount not to exceed $60,000,000, for each subsequent one (1) year extension period (s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amounts shown will be expended.

NOTICE
MEETING OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FOUNDATION, INC.

A meeting of the Miami-Dade County School Board Foundation, Inc. (The “Foundation”) will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 immediately following the “E” items of the meeting of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Agenda Items are:

  A. Call to Order
  B. Close Agenda
  C. Purpose of Meeting
    1. Consideration of Resolution 17-037 with respect to the issuance of Certificates of Participation, Series 2018 (series to be designated) in a principal amount not to exceed $122,000,000, authorizing execution of Amended and Restated Schedules 1996A-1 and Schedule 1996B-1 to the Master Lease Purchase Agreement and related documents in connection with the refunding on a forward basis of all or a portion of the Certificates of Participation Series 2008A.
  D. Other Business and Adjournment

FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-1 A. THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS, AND FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT AND/OR CHAIR TO EXECUTE, AS NECESSARY:

1) AN AMENDMENT TO THE GROUND LEASE AGREEMENT WITH DOWNTOWN DORAL CHARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, INC., A FLORIDA NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION, TO FACILITATE CAPACITY EXPANSION OF THE DOWNTOWN DORAL CHARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (“CHARTER SCHOOL”), LOCATED AT 8390 N.W. 53 STREET, DORAL, FLORIDA 33166; AND

2) A TRI-PARTY AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG THE SCHOOL BOARD, THE CHARTER SCHOOL, AND DORAL Q1 PHASE LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (“Q1) (COLLECTIVELY “THE PARTIES”); AND

3) ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED TO FACILITATE EXPANSION OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL, INCLUDING CONVEYANCE AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS, WITH ANY AND ALL COSTS, FEES OR EXPENDITURES RELATED TO SAID EXPANSION TO BE COVERED BY THE CHARTER SCHOOL; AND

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 AS SPECIAL COUNSEL FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD AND BOND COUNSEL FOR THE CHARTER SCHOOL IN THIS TRANSACTION

RECOMMENDED: A. That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to finalize negotiations, and for the Superintendent and/or Chair to execute, as necessary:

1. an Amendment to the Ground Lease Agreement with Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, to facilitate capacity expansion of the Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School (“Charter School”), located at 8390 N.W. 53 Street, Doral, Florida 33166; and

2. a Tri-Party Agreement by and among the School Board, the Charter School, and Doral Q1 Phase LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company (“Q1) (collectively “the Parties”); and

3. any other documents that may be required to facilitate expansion of the Charter School, including conveyance and closing documents, with any and all costs, fees or expenditures related to said expansion to be covered by the Charter School; and

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 as special counsel for the School Board and bond counsel for the Charter School in this transaction.

F-26 COMMISSIONING OF PALENZUELA & HEVIA DESIGN GROUP, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR PART 1 SERVICES (PROGRAM / MASTER PLAN) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT GREYNOLDS PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 1536 N.E. 179 STREET, NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33162, PROJECT NUMBER 01423700

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Palenzuela & Hevia Design Group, Inc., as Architect/Engineer for Part 1 services (Program / Master Plan) for Renovations at Greynolds Park Elementary School, located at 1536 N.E. 179 Street, North Miami Beach, Florida 33162, Project Number 01423700, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $13,200 for Part 1; and

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

F-27 COMMISSIONING OF CARIVON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT GREYNOLDS PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 1536 N.E. 179 STREET, NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33162, PROJECT NUMBER 01423700

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Carivon Construction Company, as Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market - Small Business Enterprise) for General Obligation Bond funded Renovations Project at Greynolds Park Elementary School, located at 1536 N.E. 179 Street, North Miami Beach, Florida 33162, Project Number 01423700, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $18,900 for CMR Pre-construction Services and; and

2) Project scope, support fee of $2,800 during programming, and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-28 COMMISSIONING OF JORGE A. GUTIERREZ, ARCHITECTS, L.L.C., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR PART 1 SERVICES (PROGRAM / MASTER PLAN) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT REDLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 16001 S.W. 248 STREET, HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA 33031, PROJECT NUMBER 01440100

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Jorge A. Gutierrez, Architect, L.L.C., as Architect/Engineer for Part 1 Services (Program / Master Plan) for Renovations at Redland Middle School, located at 16001 S.W. 248 Street, Homestead, Florida 33031, Project Number 01440100, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $11,900 for Part 1 services; and

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

F-29 COMMISSIONING OF VEITIA PADRON INCORPORATED, AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT REDLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 16001 S.W. 248 STREET, HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA 33031, PROJECT NUMBER 01440100

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Veitia Padron Incorporated, as Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market - Small Business Enterprise) for General Obligation Bond funded Renovations Project at Redland Middle School, 16001 S.W. 248 Street, Homestead, Florida 33031, Project Number 01440100, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $18,300 for CMR Pre-construction Services and; and

2) Project scope, support fee of $2,600 during programming, and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-30 COMMISSIONING OF GILI-MCGRAW ARCHITECTS, L.L.P., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR PART 1 SERVICES (PROGRAM / MASTER PLAN) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT CORAL WAY K-8 CENTER, LOCATED AT 1950 S.W. 13 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33145, PROJECT NUMBER 01528300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Gili-McGraw Architects, L.L.P., as Architect/Engineer for Part 1 Services (Program / Master Plan) for Renovations at Coral Way K-8 Center, located at 1950 S.W. 13 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33145, Project Number 01528300, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $15,000 for Part 1 services; and

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

F-31 COMMISSIONING OF M.A.C. CONSTRUCTION, INC., AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT CORAL WAY K-8 CENTER, LOCATED AT 1950 S.W. 13 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33145, PROJECT NUMBER 01528300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission M.A.C. Construction, Inc., as Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market - Small Business Enterprise) for General Obligation Bond funded Renovations Project at Coral Way K-8 Center, located at 1950 S.W. 13 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33145, Project Number 01528300, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $21,500 for CMR Pre-construction Services and; and

2) Project scope, support fee of $3,000 during programming, and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-32 COMMISSIONING OF RODRIGUEZ ARCHIECTS, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR PART 1 SERVICES (PROGRAM / MASTER PLAN) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT SOUTH MIAMI MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 6750 S.W. 60 STREET, SOUTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 33143, PROJECT NUMBER 01530300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Rodriguez Architects, Inc., as Architect/Engineer for Part 1 services (Program / Master Plan) for Renovations at South Miami Middle School, located at 6750 S.W. 60 Street, South Miami, Florida 33143, Project Number 01530300, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $13,300 for Part 1; and

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

F-33 COMMISSIONING OF LEGO CONSTRUCTION CO., AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT SOUTH MIAMI MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 6750 S.W. 60 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33143, PROJECT NUMBER 01530300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission LEGO Construction Co., as Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market - Small Business Enterprise) for General Obligation Bond funded Renovations Project at South Miami Middle School, 6750 S.W. 60 Street, South Miami, Florida 33143, Project Number 01530300, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $19,700 for CMR Pre-construction Services and; and

2) Project scope, support fee of $2,825 during programming, and all terms and conditions as set forth in the Agreement and the body of the agenda item.

F-34 AUTHORIZATION TO EXTEND THE ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEERING PROJECTS CONSULTANT (A/EPC) AGREEMENTS FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $2.0 MILLION CONSTRUCTION BUDGET EACH, FOR SIX MONTHS, UNDER THE SAME TERMS, CONDITIONS AND FEES AS THE ORIGINAL AGREEMENTS, AS AMENDED, WITH THE FOLLOWING FIRMS: (revised)

  • ALLEGUEZ ARCHITECTURE, INC.
  • ARCHITEKNICS, INC.
  • M. HAJJAR & ASSOCIATES, INC.
  • PROCON ENGINEERING, INC.
  • ROBERT E. CHISHOLM ARCHITECTS, INC.
  • SALTZ MICHELSON ARCHITECTS, INC.
  • SBLM ARCHITECTS, P.C.
  • SILVA ARCHITECTS, L.L.C.

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize an extension of the Architectural/Engineering Projects Consultant Agreements for Miscellaneous Projects up to $2.0 Million Construction Budget each, for six months, under the same terms, conditions and fees as the original Agreements, as amended, with the following firms:

  • Alleguez Architecture, Inc.
  • Architeknics, Inc.
  • M. Hajjar & Associates, Inc.
  • ProCon Engineering, Inc.
  • Robert E. Chisholm Architects, Inc.
  • Saltz Michelson Architects, Inc.
  • SBLM Architects, P.C.
  • Silva Architects, L.L.C.

F-35 AUTHORIZATION TO EXTEND THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT-RISK AGREEMENTS FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $2.0 MILLION CONSTRUCTION BUDGET EACH, FOR SIX MONTHS, UNDER THE SAME TERMS, CONDITIONS AND FEES AS THE ORIGINAL AGREEMENTS, AS AMENDED, WITH THE FOLLOWING FIRMS: (revised)

  • G.E.C. ASSOCIATES, INC.
  • H.A. CONTRACTING CORP.
  • MEXAL CORP.
  • T&G CORPORATION (d/b/a T&G CONSTRUCTORS)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize an extension of the Construction Manager at-Risk Agreement for Miscellaneous Projects up to $2.0 Million Construction Budget each, for six months, under the same terms, conditions and fees as the original Agreements, as amended, with the following firms:

  • G.E.C. Associates, Inc.
  • H.A. Contracting Corp
  • Mexal Corp
  • T&G Corporation (d/b/a T&G Constructors)

F-36 AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE AGREEMENT WITH MARTIN A. D. YABOR & ASSOCIATES, INC., AS AN ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEERING PROJECTS CONSULTANT (SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $1.0 MILLION EACH, FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM, BY ADDING PMM CONSULTING ENGINEERS, CORP., AS AN ALTERNATE STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SUB-CONSULTANT FOR THE REMAINING TERM OF THE AGREEMENT (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, amend the Agreement with Martin A. D. Yabor & Associates, Inc., as an Architectural/Engineering Projects Consultant (Small Business Enterprise) for Miscellaneous Projects up to $1.0 Million each, for a four-year term, as follows:

1) the addition of PMM Consulting Engineers, Corp., as an alternate Structural Engineering Sub-consultant for the remaining term of the Agreement;

2) with no changes to the terms, conditions and fees of the current Agreement; and

3) at no additional cost to the Board.

F-41 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT OR HIS DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE A SERVICE AGREEMENT, EASEMENTS, CONVEYANCES, AND ANY OTHER AGREEMENT AS MAY BE REQUIRED BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES TO SERVICE THE AIR BASE K-8 CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOOL SITE, PROJECT NUMBER 01442800

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent or his designee to execute a Service Agreement, Easements, Conveyances, and any other Agreement as may be required between Miami-Dade County, Florida and The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, for the construction of water and wastewater facilities to service the proposed facility at the Air Base K-8 Center for International Education School, Project Number 01442800

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

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

1. Approve the seven (7) delineated applications for a contractor prequalification period of one (1) year.

2. Approve the Single Bid Limit Increase for Avante Quality Corporation (General Contractor) from $136,000 to $242,400.

3. Approve the Single Bid Limit Increase for Avante Quality Corporation (Roofing Contractor) from $200,000 to $224,550.

4. Approve the Single Bid Limit Increase for J.R.T. Construction Company (General Contractor) from $12,273,450 to $16,349,706.

5. Approve the Single Bid Limit Increase for Votum Construction, LLC (General Contractor) from $472,658 to $1,000,000.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. SAMUEL PAYNE, DOAH CASE NO. 16-7150TTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida accept the resignation of Samuel Payne effective as of March 14, 2017.

G-2 AUTHORIZATION TO INITIATE A LAWSUIT AGAINST GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY AND AUTHORIZE OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO REPRESENT THE SCHOOL BOARD ON A CONTINGENCY BASIS

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

1. Initiate a lawsuit against Great American Insurance Company for breach of contract for damages stemming from a construction contract entered with Zurqui Construction Service, Inc. on May 11, 2011, for construction at Bob Graham Education Center, Project No. 00731700.

2. Retain the law firm of Taylor, Espino, Vega & Touron, P.A. on a contingency basis and on a previously approved hourly rate of $295 per hour for partners and $75 per hour for paralegals.

G-3 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD v. STEPHANY TOLEDO, DOAH Case No. 16-7151TTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed Agreement in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Stephany Toledo, DOAH Case No. 16-7151TTS, suspending Respondent without pay for the period of her suspension already served and reinstating her to her position as a teacher with the School Board, under the conditions specified in the Agreement.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, ENDORSE FATHERS IN EDUCATION DAY, MAY 11, 2017 AND FATHERS IN ACTION & ADVOCACY WEEK, MAY 6-12, 2017 (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse Fathers in Education Day, May 11, 2017 and Fathers in Action & Advocacy Week, May 6-12, 2017 in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-4 ENDORSEMENT COMMEMORATING THE 115th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF CUBA - MAY 20, 2017 (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the Cuban-American community as it commemorates May 20, 2017 as the 115th anniversary of the Independence of Cuba from Spain.

H-5 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF APRIL 23-29, 2017, AS NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the endorsement of April 23-29, 2017, as National Volunteer Week in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-6 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS REGIONAL CENTERS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to review, analyze, and present to the Board any restructuring, organizational, operational and financial options, as may be needed, for the District’s Regional Centers and report back to the School Board by May 24, 2017.

H-7 RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to provide a report to the Board on the random selection process, with recommendations for improvements, to include district and charter schools.

H-8 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE 10TH ANNUAL MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE, HORSE & CATTLE SHOW ON APRIL 14-16, 2017 (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami Dade County, Florida Endorse The 10th Annual Miami International Agriculture, Horse & Cattle Show on April 14-16, 2017.

H-9 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF APRIL 24-28, 2017, AS THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami Dade County, Florida Endorse The Week of the Young Child, on April 24-28, 2017.

H-10 STATE ASSESSMENT TESTING CALENDAR (revised good cause)

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida amend its 2017 State Legislative Platform to request that the Florida Department of Education establish the State Assessment Testing Calendar two school years in advance of the commencement of the spring testing period.

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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