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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

JANUARY 25, 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, JANUARY 23, 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-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-001 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN ESTEBAN L. BOVO, JR. (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-001 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban L. Bovo, Jr.

B-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING FRANK C. MARTIN K8 CENTER AND MIAMI PALMETTO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL AS NATIONAL PTSA SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENTS

B-6 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING HOMESTEAD SENIOR HIGH

B-7 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-003 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MIAMI NORLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL DRAMA STUDENTS ALEX HIBBERT AND JADEN PINER AND THEIR DRAMA TEACHER TANISHA CIDEL, AS WELL AS, MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ALUMNI BARRY JENKINS, TARELL ALVIN MCCRANEY AND ANDREW HEVIA FOR CREATING, PRODUCING AND APPEARING IN THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED FILM MOONLIGHT

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-003 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Miami Norland Middle School Drama Students Alex Hibbert and Jaden Piner and their drama teacher Tanisha Cidel, as well as, Miami-Dade County Public Schools alumni Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney and Andrew Hevia for their roles in creating, producing and appearing in the film Moonlight.

B-8 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-004 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE MIAMI CAROL CITY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-004 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing The Miami Carol City Senior High School Football Team.

B-9 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-008 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING GREENSPOON MARDER LAW FIRM (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-008 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida recognizing Greenspoon Marder.

B-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-002 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING TERRY WRIGHT

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-002 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida recognizing Terry Wright.

B-11 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE ENGINEERING & ROBOTICS PROGRAM AT MIAMI CORAL PARK SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

B-12 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING SOUTH FLORIDA DIGITAL ALLIANCE AND MR. JAMES E. OSTEEN, JR.

B-13 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-006 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING RODOLFO DIAZ, 2018 FRANCISCO R. WALKER TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST (CENTRAL REGION)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.17-006 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Rodolfo Diaz, 2018 Francisco R. Walker Teacher of the Year Finalist (Central Region).

B-14 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-007 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING MS. DAVALYN SUAREZ, 2018 CENTRAL REGION ROOKIE TEACHER OF THE YEAR

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-007 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Ms. Davalyn Suarez, 2018 Central Region Rookie Teacher of the Year.

B-15 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING COURTNEY EINHORN

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

  • Palm Springs Elementary School 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:

  • December 6, 2016 and December 20, 2016
  • December 14, 2016 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

  • 2017 Posse Scholarship Recognition
  • Graduation Rates

A-2 REQUEST SUPPORT FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO RESEARCH STUDENT GROWTH MEASURE MODELS

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County provide support for the Superintendent to:

1) research student performance growth measure models from across the nation;

2) share research outcomes with the Greater Florida Consortium of School Boards and seek joint agreement on best approach; and

3) Provide recommended legislative solutions that modify or replace the current Florida VAM model

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

(*ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

C-1 REQUEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, APPROVE THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS (SIPs)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the 2016-2017 School Improvement Plans.

C-100 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY: FINAL READING: POLICY 5410, STUDENT PROGRESSION PLAN

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to adopt School Board Policy 5410, Student Progression Plan 2016-2017, and authorize the Superintendent to file the policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida to be effective January 25, 2017.

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS FROM NOVEMBER 25, 2016 THROUGH DECEMBER 15, 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Personnel Action Listing 1091 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations from November 25, 2016 through December 15, 2016.

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

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments, lateral transfers to be effective January 26, 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 DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR EMPLOYEES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for:

1. agreed upon disciplinary action; and

2. disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding.

D-65 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO BOARD POLICY 9800, CHARTER SCHOOLS

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 School Board Policy 9800, Charter Schools.

D-67 REQUEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, CERTIFY THE 2017-2018 CLASS SIZE COMPLIANCE PLAN

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, certify the 2017-2018 Class Size Compliance Plan.

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

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

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

E-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ISSUE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) NO. 16-014-AG, FIELD CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

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

1. authorize the Superintendent of Schools to issue Request for Proposals (RFP) # 16-014-AG, Field Case Management Services; and

2. approve the composition of the Ad-Hoc Committee.

E-67 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI FOR SCHOOL BOARD BASED CLINIC SERVICES (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the extension of the Contract with the University of Miami for School Board Based Clinic Services for two additional (1) one year periods, effective February 16, 2017, subject to mutual agreement between the Board and the University of Miami in order to fulfill the term of the initial agreement approved by the Board on February 15, 2012.

E-143 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-022-AC – ROLL-OFF (OPEN TOP) WASTE CONTAINER COLLECTION SERVICES

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-022-AC – ROLL-OFF (OPEN TOP) WASTE CONTAINER COLLECTION SERVICES, to establish a contract, at firm unit prices, to provide roll-off (open top) waste container collection services, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, during the term of the bid, with an effective date of January 25, 2017, through January 24, 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 periods thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

a) GREAT WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICES, LLC
3051 NW 129 STREET
OPA LOCKA, FLORIDA 33054
OWNER/OFFICER: CARLOS PICCINONNA, MANAGING MEMBER

b) PROGRESSIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS of FLORIDA DBA WASTE SOLUTIONS OF FLORIDA
3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110
THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS 77380
OWNER: RONALD J. MITTELSTAEDT, PRESIDENT

c) WASTE MANAGEMENT INC. OF FLORIDA
1001 FANNIN STREET
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77002
OWNER: TIMOTHY HAWKINS, PRESIDENT

d) WORLD WASTE RECYCLING, INC.
4701 NW 35 AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33142
OWNER: EILEEN DAMASO, VICE PRESIDENT

ALTERNATE

e) GREAT WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICES, LLC
3051 NW 129 STREET
OPA LOCKA, FLORIDA 33054
OWNER/OFFICER: CARLOS PICCINONNA, MANAGING MEMBER

f) PROGRESSIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS of FLORIDA DBA WASTE SOLUTIONS OF FLORIDA
3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110
THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS 77380
OWNER: RONALD J. MITTELSTAEDT, PRESIDENT

g) WASTE MANAGEMENT INC. OF FLORIDA
1001 FANNIN STREET
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77002
OWNER: TIMOTHY HAWKINS, PRESIDENT

h) WORLD WASTE RECYCLING, INC.
4701 NW 35 AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33142
OWNER: EILEEN DAMASO, VICE PRESIDENT

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, at quantities, as may be required of roll-off (open top) waste container collection services, for up to the total estimated amount of $1,050,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $350,000 for two (2) additional one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-202 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FORM AN EDUCATION COMPACT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

RECOMMEND: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to form an Education Compact between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Miami Shores Village.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-2 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE PURSUING A SALE TO MIAMI-DADE COUNTY (COUNTY) OF A VACANT SCHOOL BOARD-OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT N.W. 136 AVENUE AND N.W. 12 STREET, UNINCORPORATED MIAMI-DADE COUNTY (PROPERTY), FOR PUBLIC PARK PURPOSES, AND AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICT TO OBTAIN APPRAISALS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ITS DISCUSSIONS WITH THE COUNTY IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PROPERTY VALUE AND FORMULATION OF A SUBSEQUENT RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize pursuing a sale to Miami-Dade County (County) of a vacant School Board-owned property located at N.W. 136 Avenue and N.W. 12 Street, unincorporated Miami-Dade County (Property), for public park purposes, and authorize the District to obtain appraisals for the purpose of its discussions with the County in the establishment of a Property value and formulation of a subsequent recommendation to the Board.

F-3 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. CONDUCT NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE OMNI COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (CRA), TO PROVIDE A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK UNDER WHICH THE FOLLOWING OUTCOMES MIGHT BE ACHIEVED:

a) BOARD TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE CRA UNDER MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OFF-STREET PARKING ON BOARD-OWNED LOTS WITHIN THE CRA BOUNDARIES;

b) CRA TO PROVIDE FUNDING TO THE BOARD FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITY CAPACITY AMPLIFICATION TO SERVE THE DOWNTOWN MIAMI RESIDENTS; AND

c) CRA TO PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES AND CREDITS FOR POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON BOARD-OWNED PROPERTIES WITHIN THE OMNI CRA BOUNDARIES

2. BRING BACK TO THE BOARD A FOLLOW-UP ITEM WITH IMPLEMENTING RECOMMENDATIONS AND DOCUMENTS FOR FURTHER BOARD ACTION

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

1. Conduct negotiations with the Omni Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to provide a collaborative framework under which the following outcomes might be achieved:

a) Board to make available to the CRA under mutually acceptable terms and conditions off-street parking on Board-owned lots within the CRA boundaries;

b) CRA to provide funding to the Board for educational facility capacity amplification to serve the Downtown Miami residents; and

c) CRA to provide tax incentives and credits for potential development on Board-owned properties within the CRA boundaries.

2. Bring back to the Board a follow-up item with implementing recommendations and documents for further Board action.

F-4 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE AN AGREEMEMT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD (“BOARD”), THE RELATED URBAN DEVELOPMENT GROUP (“DEVELOPER”), THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT (“COUNTY”) AND THE CITY OF MIAMI (“CITY”), AND TO PROVIDE A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK BETWEEN THE PARTIES TO DEVELOP A FUTURE EDUCATIONAL FACILITY AT THE SITE OF THE AFFORDABLE AND WORKFORCE HOUSING PROJECT THE GALLERY AT WEST BRICKELL LOCATED AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF S.W. 2 AVENUE AND S.W. 10 STREET UNDER WHICH THE FOLLOWING OUTCOMES WOULD BE ACHIEVED:

1. EDUCATIONAL FACILITY CAPACITY AMPLIFICATION TO SERVE THE BRICKELL AREA, GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE MIAMI RIVER;

2. USE OF THE SOUTHSIDE PARK FACILITIES BY STUDENTS ATTENDING DISTRICT SCHOOLS IN THE BRICKELL AREA; AND

3. AFFORDABLE AND WORKFORCE HOUSING OPPOTUNITIES FOR DISTRICT EMPLOYEES AT THE GALLERY AT WEST BRICKELL

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to finalize negotiations and execute an agreement between the School Board (“Board”), the Related Urban Development Group (“developer”), Miami Dade County (“County”) and the City of Miami (“City”), and to provide a collaborative framework between the parties to develop a future educational facility at the affordable and workforce housing project The Gallery at West Brickell at the Northwest corner of S.W. 2 Avenue and S.W. 10 Street under which the following outcomes would be achieved:

1) educational facility capacity amplification to serve the Brickell area, generally south of the Miami River;

2) use of the Southside park facilities by students attending District schools in the Brickell area; and

3) affordable and workforce housing opportunities for District employees at The Gallery at West Brickell.

F-5 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PURSUE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES ALIGNED WITH THE HIGH-END AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR, MAINTENANCE AND RESTORATION INDUSTRY THROUGH A POSSIBLE PARTNERSHIP WITH 13 PISTA, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, IN CONNECTION WITH A PROPOSED AUTOMOTIVE/HOTEL/BICYCLE TRAINING FACILITY COMPLEX TO BE LOCATED ON COUNTY-OWNED LAND, AT N.W. 47 AVENUE AND COUNTY LINE ROAD

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to pursue the development of additional educational opportunities aligned with the high-end automotive repair, maintenance and restoration industry through a possible partnership with 13 Pista, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, in connection with a proposed automotive/hotel/bicycle training facility complex to be located on County-owned land, at N.W. 47 Avenue and County Line Road.

F-26 COMMISSIONING OF M. C. HARRY AND ASSOCIATES, INC., AS THE ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR RENOVATIONS AT SOUTHWEST MIAMI SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 8855 S.W. 50 TERRACE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33165, PROJECT NUMBER 01425600

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission M.C. Harry and Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for Renovations at Southwest Miami Senior High School, located at 8855 S.W. 50 Terrace, Miami, Florida 33165, Project Number 001425600, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $657,000 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-27 COMMISSIONING OF OHL BUILDING, INC., AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR A RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT SOUTHWEST MIAMI SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL LOCATED AT 8855 S.W. 50 TERRACE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33165, PROJECT NUMBER 01425600

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission OHL Building, Inc., as the Construction Management at-Risk firm for a Renovations Project at Southwest Miami Senior High School at 8855 S.W. 50 Terrace, Miami, Florida 33165; Project Number 01425600, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $75,000 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-28 COMMISSIONING OF LIVS ASSOCIATES AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION CLASSROOM ADDITION (REUSE OF GULFSTREAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ADDITION) AT CITRUS GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 2121 N.W. 5 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33125, PROJECT NUMBER 01509200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission LIVS Associates as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond funded Exceptional Student Education Classroom Addition (Reuse of Gulfstream Elementary School Addition) at Citrus Grove Elementary School, 2121 N.W. 5 Street, Miami, Florida, 33125, Project Number 01509200, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $170,000 for A/E Reuse 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-41 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO D. STEPHENSON CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 1290 N.W. 115 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33167; PROJECT NUMBER 01434500

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida award the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract for D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., for the General Obligation Bond funded renovations and repairs project at Lakeview Elementary School, located at 1290 N.W. 115 Street, Miami, Florida 33167; Project Number 01434500, in the amount of $2,992,094.00, which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $133,080.00.

F-42 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO D. STEPHENSON CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT WEST LAKES PREPARATORY ACADEMY (FORMERLY KNOWN AS NEW K-8 CENTER) PHASE 2A, LOCATED AT 13835 N.W. 97 AVENUE, HIALEAH, FLORIDA 33018; PROJECT NUMBER 01439703

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract for D. Stephenson Construction, Inc. for the General Obligation Bond funded renovations and repairs project at West Lakes Preparatory Academy (formerly known as New K-8 Center) Phase 2A, located at 13835 N.W. 97 Avenue, Hialeah, Florida 33018; Project Number 01439703, in the amount of $1,991,228.20 which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $94,820.

F-43 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO VEITIA PADRON INCORPORATED, FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT COCONUT GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 3351 MATILDA STREET MIAMI, FLORIDA 33133; PROJECT NUMBER 01433000

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract to Veitia Padron Incorporated, for the General Obligation Bond funded renovations and repairs project at Coconut Grove Elementary School, located at 3351 Matilda Street, Miami, Florida 33133; Project Number 01433000, in the amount of $2,663,660 which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $126,879.

F-44 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO THORNTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED ADDITION PROJECT AT GULFSTREAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 20900 S.W. 97 AVENUE, CUTLER BAY, FLORIDA 33189; PROJECT NUMBER 01442700

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract for Thornton Construction Company, Inc. for the General Obligation Bond funded renovations and repairs project at Gulfstream Elementary School, located at 20900 S.W. 97 Avenue, Cutler Bay, Florida, 33189; Project Number 01442700, in the amount of $3,427,235 which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $97,350

F-45 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO GEC ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT TOUSSAINT L’OUVERTURE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 120 N.E. 59 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33137; PROJECT NUMBER 01435500

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida award the Guaranteed Maximum Price contract to GEC Associates, Inc. for the General Obligation Bond funded renovations and repairs project at Toussaint L’ouverture Elementary School, located at 120 N.E. 59 Street, Miami, Florida 33137; Project Number 01435500, in the amount of $2,664,353, which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $124,865.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 FINAL READING: PROPOSED NEW POLICY 6327, PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS, AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS TO BOARD BYLAW 0166, NON-PUBLIC MEETINGS; BOARD POLICIES 6320, PURCHASING; 6320.03, BIDS AND AWARD OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT PROCEDURES AND REGULATIONS; 6330, ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURAL, LAND SURVEYING, CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, AND INSPECTION SERVICES; AND 6325, CONE OF SILENCE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt new policy new Policy 6327, Public-Private Partnerships and Unsolicited Proposals, amendments to Board Bylaw 0166, Non-Public Meetings; Board Policies 6320, Purchasing, 6320.03, Bids and Award of Construction Contract Procedures and Regulations; 6330, Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural, Land Surveying, Construction Management, Program Management, and Inspection Services, and 6325, Cone of Silence, and authorize the Superintendent to file the new and amended policies with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective January 25, 2017.

G-2 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO POLICIES 8475, CRIMINAL BACKGROUND SCREENING OF VENDORS, INDIVIDUALS, OR ENTITIES UNDER CONTRACT WITH THE SCHOOL BOARD; 7540.02, DISTRICT WEB PAGE; 7540.05, STAFF ELECTRONIC MAIL; BYLAWS 0167.1, USE OF ELECTRONIC MAIL; 0171 REVIEW OF POLICY

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 initiate rulemaking proceedings to amend Board policies 8475, Criminal Background Screening of Vendors, Individuals, or Entities Under Contract with the School Board; 7540.02, District Web Page; 7540.05, Staff Electronic Mail; Bylaws 0167.1, Use of Electronic Mail; 0171, Review of Policy.

G-3 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO POLICIES 2215, PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTION; 2260.01, SECTION 504 PROCEDURES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES; 5465, GENERAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT (GED) TESTS; 8330, STUDENT RECORDS; AND TO PROMULGATE NEW POLICY 2370.01, VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION

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 initiate rulemaking proceedings to amend Board policies 2215, Program of Instruction; 2260.01, Section 504 Procedures for Students with Disabilities; 5465, General Education Development (GED) Tests; 8330, Student Records; and to promulgate new Policy 2370.01, Virtual Instruction.

G-4 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW POLICY 6605, CROWDFUNDING, AND AMENDMENTS TO POLICIES 9700, RELATIONS WITH SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS; 5830, STUDENT FUNDRAISING; 2430.01, SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS; 2431, INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS; 7540.03, STUDENT RESPONSIBLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND DISTRICT NETWORK SYSTEMS; 8810, THE AMERICAN FLAG; AND 5771, SEARCH AND SEIZURE

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 adopt new Policy 6605, Crowdfunding, and to amend Board Policies 9700, Relations with Special Interest Groups; 5830, Student Fundraising; 2430.01, School Volunteers; 2431, Interscholastic Athletics; 7540.03, Student Responsible Use of Technology, Social Media, and District Network Systems; 8810, The American Flag; and 5771, Search and Seizure.

G-5 ANNUAL REPORT TO THE BOARD AND REQUEST TO EMPLOY ADDITIONAL ATTORNEY

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

(1) accept the January 2017 Report of the School Board Attorney; and

(2) approve the employment contract for an Assistant School Board Attorney – Litigation I.

G-6 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. RICHTER FLAMBERT - DOAH CASE NO. 16-2679TTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the Recommended Order of the Administrative Law Judge in its entirety as its Final Order in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Richter Flambert, DOAH Case No. 16-2679TTS, thereby dismissing the charges against Respondent and reinstating Respondent’s employment as a teacher, and award Respondent back pay for the period of his suspension.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-4 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF MARCH 2017 AS ARTS IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse March 2017 as Arts in Our Schools Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-5 SUPPORT FOR REASONABLE IMMIGRATION RELIEF FOR UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS WHO HAVE GROWN UP IN THE UNITED STATES (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida: authorize the Superintendent to engage in dialogue with the new federal administration in support of reasonable immigration relief for undocumented students who have grown up in the United States, have good moral character, and are enlisted in the military or pursuing a college education.

H-6 FEBRUARY 2017 AS NATIONAL BLACK 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, recognize February 2017 as National Black History Month and join in promoting National Black History Month in all Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-7 REQUEST THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO RECOGNIZE SEPTEMBER 2017 AS GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognize September 2017 as Gun Violence Awareness Month.

H-8 TRANSPORTATION SAFETY (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR LAWRENCE FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the Superintendent to conduct a feasibility study to consider the:

1. implementation of a student bus boarding and exiting tracking system featuring real time reporting to District and parents/guardians on all current M-DCPS GPS monitored busses; and

2. feasibility of installing GPS monitoring systems and student tracking systems on all remaining currently non-monitored M-DCPS busses and all future purchased busses; and

3. exploration of pilot programs featuring the trial of aforementioned systems and report back by the March 2017 School Board Meeting.

H-9 RECRUITING AND RETAINING TEMPORARY INSTRUCTORS (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 about the District’s plan to recruit and retain temporary instructors by the March 15, 2017, School Board Meeting.

H-13 REQUEST THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO RECOGNIZE FEBRUARY 2017 AS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION MONTH

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognize February 2017 as Career And Technical Education Month.

H-14 AMENDMENT TO SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 7250 – COMMEMORATION OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. STEVE GALLON III: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, amend School Board Policy 7250 to exclude non-school site district facilities and/or offices and direct the Superintendent to establish a process for the naming/renaming of non-school site district facilities and/or district irrespective of the facilities’ voting district location.

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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