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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

JUNE 17, 2015 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 11:00 A.M.
REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING*
(Following the conclusion of the regular agenda, but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK TO AN AGENDA ITEM listed for this meeting and/or the REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING, should submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools, 1450 N.E. Second Avenue, Room 158, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015.

Speakers Supplemental List will generally be posted on Tuesday PM or Wednesday AM prior to the meeting. To view a history of the changes to the Agenda click here.

*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.

Speakers Supplemental List will generally be posted on Tuesday PM or Wednesday AM prior to the public hearing meeting.

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.

H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-057 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING TERI WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT OF ONEUNITED BANK (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-057 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Teri Williams, President of OneUnited Bank.

H-4 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-058 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING COUNTY ATTORNEY ABIGAIL PRICE-WILLIAMS (replacement)

PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-058 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams.

H-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-055 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MIAMI

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-055 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Junior League of Miami.

H-9 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-056 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING JUAN CARLOS AND TRUDY QUINTANA OF KYAN’S KAUSE FOUNDATION (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-056 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Juan Carlos and Trudy Quintana for receiving the President's Council Community Leadership Award of 2015.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS:

  • Adult Education Scholarship Donation
  • Outgoing 2014-2015 Student Advisor
  • Seniors with Perfect Attendance

STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

  • New World School of the Arts Musician

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • May 12, 19, and 21, 2015

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • May 13, 2015 School Board Meeting

BOARD MEMBER RESOLUTIONS AND RECOGNITIONS (11:00 A.M.)

SUPERINTENDENT’S SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS (11:00 A.M.)

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS (ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE HEARD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE “H” ITEMS)

A., C. THROUGH G. ADMINISTRATION’S NEW BUSINESS ITEMS AND SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY’S ITEMS

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS (ITEMS WILL BE HEARD AT APPROXIMATELY 5:00 P.M.)

C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Resolutions and Recognitions (11:00 a.m.)
  • Proposed Board Member Initiatives
  • Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business

I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Correspondence, Reports and Other Information (Pre-Taped Items)

REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKERS AND/OR SPEAKERS TO CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE HEARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOARD POLICY.

THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL BEGIN NO LATER THAN APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M. THE CHAIR MAY BEGIN CALLING SPEAKERS WHO ARE PRESENT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR AGENDA. THE PUBLIC HEARING SHALL NOT CONCLUDE BEFORE 4:30 P.M., UNLESS ALL OF THE SPEAKERS SIGNED UP TO SPEAK ARE PRESENT AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEAK.

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

A-1 SUPERINTENDENT’S INFORMATIONAL REPORTS TO THE BOARD ON SELECTED TOPICS (revised)

  • Legislative Update

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

C-1 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE RENEWAL CHARTER SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS WITH (1) MIAMI-DADE FOUNDATION FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION, INC., ON BEHALF OF ACADEMY FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CHARTER SCHOOL, AND (2) LBA CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FOUNDATION, INC., ON BEHALF OF LBA CONSTRUCTION AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ACADEMY

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

1. negotiate and execute a Renewal Management Agreement with Miami-Dade Foundation for Educational Innovation, Inc., a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation, on behalf of Academy for International Education Charter School.

2. negotiate and execute a Renewal Management Agreement with LBA Children and Families Foundation, Inc., a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation, on behalf of LBA Construction and Business Management Academy.

C-2 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF MIAMI, INC., TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH SEVERE INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $204,720 EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2016, CONTINGENT UPON APPROVAL OF THE 2015-2016 DISTRICT BUDGET

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

1. enter into a contractual agreement with United Cerebral Palsy Association of Miami, Inc., to provide educational and related services to students with severe intellectual disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $204,720, effective July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2015, contingent upon approval of the 2015-2016 District budget; and

2. grant an exception to School Board Policy 6320, based on UCP’s provision of health related services to support students with severe intellectual disabilities who have complex medical conditions.

The appropriation for this Item will be included in the General Fund of the 2015 -2016 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2015, contingent upon approval of the 2015-2016 District Budget.

C-100 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY 2460, EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION

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

1. adopt amended School Board Policy 2460, Exceptional Student Education, and authorize the Superintendent to file the policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, effective June 17, 2015; and

2. authorize the Superintendent to submit the document, Exceptional Student Education Policies and Procedures (SP&P) Effective Dates: 2014-2015 through 2016-2017, to the Florida Department of Education.

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS FROM APRIL 17, 2015 THROUGH MAY 14, 2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Personnel Action Listing 1072 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations from April 17, 2015 through May 14, 2015.

D-21 APPOINTMENTS AND LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2014-2015 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendations for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective June 18, 2015, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item.

D-22 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AUTHORIZING SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN WAIVERS AND SECONDARY SCHOOL REFORM INITIATIVE WAIVERS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed M-DCPS/UTD Memorandum of Understanding authorizing School Improvement Plan waivers and Secondary School Reform Initiative waivers on June 17, 2015, effective for the 2015-2016 School Year.

D-23 APPOINTMENT OF PERSONNEL FOR 2015-2016

RECOMMENDED: That, pursuant to Florida Statute 1012.22, The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve nominations of personnel for 2015-2016, subject to the provisions set forth in their respective collective bargaining agreements or other applicable agreements and in accordance with state statutes and rules of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

D-24 APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT- THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BERNARD HOPE and THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES (AFSCME), LOCAL 1184 – FMCS CASE No. 150515-55666-3

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed Settlement Agreement in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Bernard Hope, FMCS Case No. 150515-55666-3, suspending Respondent without pay for the period of his suspension already served and reinstating him to his position as a Custodian with the School Board, under the conditions specified in the Settlement Agreement.

D-40 REQUEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECEIVE THE STATE-MANDATED ANNUAL “SAFETY AND SECURITY BEST PRACTICES” SELF-ASSESSMENT, AND AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO REPORT THE SELF-ASSESSMENT RESULTS AND SCHOOL BOARD ACTION TO THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION

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

1. receive the “Safety and Security Best Practices” assessment results; and

2. authorize the Superintendent of Schools to report the self-assessment results and School Board action to the Commissioner of Education.

D-45 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY: FINAL READING 5120, ASSIGNMENT WITHIN DISTRICT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended School Board Policy 5120, Assignment Within District and the document, Attendance Zone Recommendations and Related Administrative Actions 2015-2016, which is incorporated by reference and is part of this policy, and authorize the Superintendent to file the policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective July 1, 2015.

D-55 1) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION – SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY (revised)

20 WORKDAYS
THERESA L. WOODS – COMMUNITY SCHOOL SPECIALIST
LUDLAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

5 WORKDAYS
ROXANA B. HERNANDEZ – TEACHER
SOUTH DADE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

3 WORKDAYS
APRIL S. DANESE – TEACHER
ARVIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL

5 CALENDAR DAYS
MICHAEL O. FOXX – CUSTODIAN
GLORIA FLOYD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

5 WORKDAYS
ELIZABETH FERNANDEZ – ELEMENTARY COUNSELOR
MADIE IVES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10 WORKDAYS
HELAINE M. MICHELSON – TEACHER
MADIE IVES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

20 WORKDAYS
LYNNE L. SHAPIRO – TEACHER
RUTH K. BROAD/BAY HARBOR K-8 CENTER

3 CALENDAR DAYS
TOSHIBA BRYANT – CUSTODIAN
IRVING AND BEATRICE PESKOE K-8 CENTER

7 CALENDAR DAYS
RAYMOND SCOTT – HEAD CUSTODIAN
IRVING AND BEATRICE PESKOE K-8 CENTER

30 WORKDAYS
ALEJANDRO A. GONZALEZ – TEACHER
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

10 WORKDAYS
CHRYSTAL D. BLUE – SECRETARY/TREASURER
EDISON PARK K-8 CENTER

30 WORKDAYS
MARIO MARTINEZ – TEACHER
SOUTH MIAMI HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

25 WORKDAYS
SHARI COOPER – SCHOOL SECURITY MONITOR
LILLIE C. EVANS K-8 CENTER

15 WORKDAYS
PAULA A. GOOD – ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
MADIE IVES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10 CALENDAR DAYS
KENTISH D. HARVEY – CUSTODIAN
MIAMI NORTHWESTERN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

30 WORKDAYS
JANET P. OLIVERA – PRINCIPAL
SWEETWATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

3 WORKDAYS
GREGORY MINGO – SENIOR NETWORK ANALYST
DATA SECURITY & TECHNICAL SERVICE

3 WORKDAYS
ANGEL R. HERRERA – TEACHER
MIAMI KILLIAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

2) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION PENDING APPEAL

SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY AND INITIATION OF DISMISSAL PROCEEDINGS
WOODY B. TILLMAN – CUSTODIAN
MIAMI JACKSON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RECOMMENDED: 1) That the School Board approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for disciplinary action, which has been agreed to in the following manner:

A) Ms. Theresa L. Woods, Community School Specialist, Ludlam Elementary School, suspension without pay for twenty (20) workdays, effective June 18, 2015.
B) Ms. Roxana B. Hernandez, Teacher, South Dade Senior High School, suspension without pay for five (5) workdays, effective September 3, 2015.
C) Ms. April S. Danese, Teacher, Arvida Middle School, suspension without pay for three (3) workdays, effective September 3, 2015.
D) Mr. Michael O. Foxx, Custodian, Gloria Floyd Elementary School, suspension without pay for five (5) calendar days, effective June 18, 2015.
E) Ms. Elizabeth Fernandez, Elementary Counselor, Madie Ives Elementary School, suspension without pay for five (5) workdays, effective August 31, 2015.
F) Ms. Helaine M. Michelson, Teacher, Madie Ives Elementary School, suspension without pay for ten (10) workdays, effective August 31, 2015.
G) Ms. Lynne L. Shapiro, Teacher, Ruth K. Broad/Bay Harbor K-8 Center, suspension without pay for twenty (20) workdays, effective August 31, 2015.
H) Ms. Toshiba Bryant, Custodian, Irving and Beatrice Peskoe K-8 Center, suspension without pay for three (3) calendar days, effective June 25, 2015.
I) Mr. Raymond Scott, Head Custodian, Irving and Beatrice Peskoe K-8 Center, suspension without pay for seven (7) calendar days, effective June 18, 2015.
J) Mr. Alejandro A. Gonzalez, Teacher, Booker T. Washington Senior High School, suspension without pay for thirty (30) workdays, effective August 20, 2015.
K) Ms. Chrystal D. Blue, Secretary/Treasurer, Edison Park K-8 Center, suspension without pay for ten (10) workdays, effective June 18, 2015.
L) Mr. Mario Martinez, Teacher, South Miami Heights Elementary School, suspension without pay for thirty (30) workdays, effective August 20, 2015.
M) Ms. Shari Cooper, School Security Monitor, Lillie C. Evans K-8 Center, suspension without pay for twenty-five (25) workdays, effective August 20, 2015.
N) Ms. Paula A. Good, Assistant Principal, Madie Ives Elementary School, suspension without pay for fifteen (15) workdays, effective August 13, 2015.
O) Mr. Kentish D. Harvey, Custodian, Miami Northwestern Senior High School, suspension without pay for ten (10) calendar days, effective June 18, 2015.
P) Ms. Janet P. Olivera, Principal, Sweetwater Elementary School, suspension without pay for thirty (30) workdays, effective June 18, 2015.
Q) Mr. Gregory Mingo, Senior Network Analyst, Data Security & Technical Service, suspension without pay for three (3) workdays, effective June 18, 2015.
R) Mr. Angel R. Herrera, Teacher, Miami Killian Senior High School, suspension without pay for three (3) workdays, effective August 31, 2015.

2) That the School Board 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) Mr. Woody B. Tillman, Custodian, Miami Jackson Senior High School, suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings, effective June 18, 2015.

D-65 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF SEVENTEEN CHARTER SCHOOL RENEWALS AND FOUR AMENDED CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTS

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

1. Approve seventeen (17) charter school contract renewals with:

a. ASPIRA of Florida, Inc., on behalf of ASPIRA Leadership & College Preparatory Academy, for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year, and ending on June 30, 2020;

b. The National Ben Gamla Charter School Foundation, Inc., on behalf of Ben Gamla Charter School, under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year, and ending on June 30, 2030;

c. The Doral Academy, Inc., on behalf of Doral Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy, under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2030;

d. United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Early Beginnings Civic Center, (i.) for a 10-year term, (ii.) change the school’s name from Early Beginnings Civic Center to Early Beginnings Academy, and (iii.) adjust the school’s schedule, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2025;

e. Renaissance Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Keys Gate Charter High School, for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year, and ending on June 30, 2020;

f. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Academy East Middle School, for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020;

g. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Grove Academy, (i.) for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020; and (ii.) increase student enrollment as follows: (a) 2016-2017 SY, a maximum of 1,100 students; (b) 2017-2018 SY, a maximum of 1,300 students; and (c) 2018-2020 SY, a maximum of 1,400 students;

h. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Academy (Miami Beach), (i.) for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020; and (ii.) to consolidate the charter with Mater Academy High School (Miami Beach) – WL7025 into one charter servicing Kindergarten through grade nine;

i. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy, under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2030;

j. Pinecrest Academy, Inc., on behalf of Pinecrest Cove Academy, (i.) under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term; and (ii.) increase student enrollment from 900 students to a maximum of 1,100 students, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2030;

k. Pinecrest Academy, Inc., on behalf of Pinecrest Academy (North Campus), (i.) under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2030; and (ii.) to consolidate the charter with Pinecrest Academy Middle School (North Campus) – WL6003 into one charter servicing Kindergarten through grade eight;

l. Renaissance Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Renaissance Middle Charter School, under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2030;

m. Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Oaks Academy, (i.) for a 5-year term; and (ii.) increase the grade levels from Kindergarten through grade six to Kindergarten through grade eight, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020;

n. Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy at Silver Palms, under Section 1002.331(2)(e), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, for a 15-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2030;

o. Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Academy Charter High School (South Homestead), for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020;

p. Sports Leadership & Management Foundation, Inc., on behalf of Sports Leadership Academy of Miami Charter High School, (i.) for a 5-year term; and (ii.) add a facility located in the intersection of N.W. 5th Street and N.W. 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136 (Folio Nos.: 01-4102-005-6410, 01-4102-005-6420, 01-4102-005-6200, 01-4102-005-6210, 01-4102-005-6230 and 01-4102-005-6390), commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020; and

q. Stellar Leadership Academy, Inc., on behalf of Stellar Leadership Academy, for a 5-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2020.

2. Approve four (4) amended charter school contracts with:

a. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Brickell Preparatory Academy, to (i.) extend the original contract for a 2-year term, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2017; and (ii.) temporarily remain at the current facility located at 2805 S.W. 32nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33133 (Folio No. 01-4116-036-0010);

b. Miami Arts, Inc., on behalf of Miami Arts Charter School, to add a permanent facility located at 95 N.W. 23rd Street, Miami, Florida 33127 (Folio No. 01-3125-037-0360), commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2024; and (ii.) temporarily remain at their current facility located at 3900 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33137 (Folio No. 01-3219-026-0010), until completion of the permanent site;

c. Pinecrest Academy, Inc., on behalf of Pinecrest Academy (South Campus), to consolidate the charter with Pinecrest Palms Academy – WL4634 into one charter servicing grades Kindergarten through grade five, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year; and

d. South Florida Autism Charter School, Inc., on behalf of South Florida Autism Charter School, to change the school’s location to a facility located at 18305 N.W. 75th Place, Hialeah, Florida 33015; Folio No. 30-2011-077-2550, subject to approval of a lease by the School Board, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2019.

3. Approve a Reduction-in-Force/Layoff as needed, only to the extent described in this item as Total Initial Loss, in accordance with School Board policies and applicable collective bargaining agreements.

D-67 YEAR END REPORT OF SCHOOL BOARD AUCTIONS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive the report of the auctions of surplus/obsolete equipment and vehicles.

D-68 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR STUDENTS TO TRAVEL OUT-OF-COUNTRY

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the out-of-country field trip to Greece, for the students at G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School.

D-69 PROPOSED RENAMING OF ALLAPATTAH MIDDLE SCHOOL

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, rename Allapattah Middle School, Georgia Jones-Ayers Middle School.

D-70 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ACCEPT A DONATION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $250,000.00 FROM THE MIAMI HEAT, TO CONTINUE OPERATING AN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ENTITLED THE HEAT ACADEMY AT PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR K-8 CENTER, JESSE J. MCCRARY, JR., AND RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS DURING THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to accept a donation, in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00, from The Miami HEAT to continue operating an after-school academic program, entitled, The HEAT Academy, at Paul Laurence Dunbar K-8 Center, Jesse J. McCrary, Jr., and Riverside Elementary Schools during the 2015-2016 school year.

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING APRIL 2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for the period ending April 2015.

E-14 AUTHORIZATION OF EXPENDITURES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015 UNTIL THE FY 2015-16 TENTATIVE BUDGET IS ADOPTED

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the FY 2014-15 fiscal year budget, as amended, to be used as a continuation budget for FY 2015-16, effective July 1, 2015 until such time as the FY 2015-16 tentative budget becomes official.

E-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ISSUE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) #14-058-ND FOR RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE BROKER SERVICES

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

1. authorize the Superintendent of Schools to issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) # 14-058-ND for Risk Management and Insurance Broker Services; and

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

E-67 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO RENEW REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) #032-MM10, STUDENT ACCIDENT AND ATHLETIC ACCIDENT INSURANCE COVERAGES AND HEAD START/EARLY START ACCIDENT COVERAGE

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

1. confirm the prior authorization of the Student Accident Insurance coverage pursuant to the terms of Request for Proposals (RFP) #032-MM10, Student Accident and Athletic Accident Insurance Coverages, with Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company (A.M. Best A+ XV), through Insurance for Students, Inc. & Health Special Risk, Inc.(HSR)., effective August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016 and authorize the renewal based on terms, rates and conditions at the same as the expiring program for an additional one-year period effective August 1, 2016-July 31, 2017, at the following rates per student for the two-year renewal term:

School Time Pre-K to 6th                $ 16.00
School Time 7th to 12th                  $ 18.00
24-Hour Pre-K to 12th                    $ 79.00
Fall Football Insurance                  $265.00
Spring Football Insurance               $ 59.00
Interscholastic Athletic Insurance   $ 59.00

2. confirm the prior 2015-2016 authorization for expenditures for the Board subsidy for the Fall and Spring Football season’s insurance premiums with the District paying $189.00 and the athlete paying $76.00 for a total Fall Football premium of $265.00 and a total Spring Football premium of $59.00 with the District paying $36.00 and the athlete paying $23.00 and authorize expenditures for the Board subsidy for the Fall and Spring Football for the 2016-2017 school year at terms, rates and conditions the same as the expiring program for an additional one-year period effective August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017;

3. confirm the prior authorization of expenditures for the Board subsidy for Interscholastic Sports Insurance premiums with the District paying $29.00 and the student paying $30.00 for a total premium of $59.00 for the 2015-2016 school year and authorize the expenditures for the Board subsidy for an additional one-year period effective August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017; and

4. authorize the renewal of Head Start/Early Start Accident Insurance coverage with Markel Insurance Company (A.M. Best A+ XIII) through Insurance for Students, Inc. & Health Special Risk, Inc.(HSR) for a one-year period with a rate of $2.89 per enrolled student with limits of $2,000 per child effective August 20, 2015 to August 19, 2016.

E-68 REQUEST FOR RENEWAL OF EXISTING COVERAGES INCLUDING FACILITIES USE INSURANCE COVERAGE, CATASTROPHIC ATHLETIC ACCIDENT COVERAGE, POLICE PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE, EXCESS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION, GENERAL/ AUTOMOBILE/ PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE, BOILER AND MACHINERY COVERAGE AND CYBER LIABILITY COVERAGE

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

1. authorize renewal terms of the Facilities Use insurance coverage effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, with Mesa Underwriters Specialty (A.M. Best A+ XII) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., subject to a total deposit premium of $13,348.03, inclusive of TRIA terrorism coverage with a maximum not to exceed threshold of $15,000, including all State of Florida fees;

2. authorize renewal terms of the Catastrophic Athletic Accident insurance with Zurich American Insurance Company, (A.M. Best A+ XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for a one- year period effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, with a policy annual aggregate limit of $6 million dollars and a $25,000 deductible for a total premium of $75,514, inclusive of TRIA terrorism coverage;

3. authorize the renewal of the Law Enforcement and Professional Liability Insurance coverage with Lexington Insurance Company (AIG) (A.M. Best A XV), through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, with an annual premium of $187,500, with a per wrongful act self-insured retention of $200,000;

4. authorize renewal of the District’s Excess Workers’ Compensation Insurance coverage with Safety National Casualty Corporation (AM Best A XI) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for a one-year term, effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, at a rate of $.0661 per $100 of annual payroll with a deposit premium of $1,187,431 including State of Florida fees subject to a per claim, self-insured retention of $1,500,000;

5. authorize the second year renewal of the five-year one-year terms of its General/Automobile/Professional Liability/Errors and Omissions coverage with United Educators Risk Retention Group (United Educators) (A.M. Best A VIII) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. (AJG) subject to annual re-rate and cancellation provisions with the second year’s premium totaling $303,739 effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016; subject to a self-insured retention for the General/Automobile coverage, commensurate with the current levels of limited Sovereign Immunity of $200,000 per claim/$300,000 per accident and a flat, per wrongful act self- insurance retention of $200,000 for Professional Liability claims;

6. authorize renewal of the Boiler and Machinery coverage with Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance and Inspection Company (A.M. Best A+ XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. (AJG) for the second year of the three-year term, effective September 13, 2015. This program will include a rate agreement through 2017, subject to the loss ratio of 30% or less, with policy limits of $100 million per loss at a rate of .002219 per $100 total insured values, subject to a base of $7.8 billion with the annual premium for 2015-2016 being $179,498; and

7. authorize the renewal of the Cyber Liability coverage with Brit-Lloyd’s (A.M. Best A, XV) through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. for a one year period effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, for a total premium of $139,500 (the 1.3% Florida Hurricane Assessment Fee is no longer required) with coverage limits of $10 million per claim/annual aggregate subject to a $250,000 self-insured retention.

E-69 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO CONTRACT WITH BENCOR, INC. FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE TERMINAL LEAVE RETIREMENT PLAN (TLRP)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, contract with Bencor, Inc. as the district's Terminal Leave Retirement Plan Administrator (TLRP), pursuant to the provisions of School Board Policy 6320 - Purchasing, wherein Miami-Dade County Public Schools is purchasing such administrative services pursuant to the provisions of Broward County Public Schools RFP #16-005V, and Bencor, Inc.'s proposal as proposed on February 6, 2015, and approved at its meeting of May 19, 2015, inclusive of all terms, conditions, fees and administrative support costs, including both the IRS 401(a) and 403(b) plan options for new participants, effective July 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018.

E-70 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE DISTRICT’S CURRENT CONTRACT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (UHEALTH) FOR EXPANSION OF SCHOOL BOARD BASED CLINIC SERVICES AT NORTH MIAMI SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND EXPLORE FUTURE SITES FOR EXPANSION IN THE SOUTH AND WESTERN AREAS OF THE COUNTY

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

1. authorize an amendment to the existing contract for School Board Clinic Services with University of Miami (UHealth) for services to be provided at North Miami Senior High School; and

2. authorize the Superintendent of Schools to explore the potential for expansion of District-provided medical services at specific school sites located in the south and western areas of the county.

E-86 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA AUDIT PLAN AND SAS 114 COMMUNICATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2015

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida Audit Plan and SAS 114 Communication for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

E-87 EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEES AGENCY FUNDS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA - FINANCIAL REPORT SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Educational Facilities Impact Fees Agency Funds of Miami-Dade County, Florida - Financial Report September 30, 2014.

E-88 THE FOUNDATION FOR NEW EDUCATION INITIATIVES, INC. AND INDEPENDENT AUDITOR’S REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the The Foundation for New Education Initiatives, Inc. and Independent Auditor’s Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2014.

E-89 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT – SELECTED SCHOOLS/CENTERS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Internal Audit Report – Selected Schools/Centers.

E-90 REVIEW OF AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 25 OF THE 126 CHARTER SCHOOLS OPERATING DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Review of Audited Financial Statements for 25 of the 126 Charter Schools Operating During the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014.

E-141 AWARD BID NO. – ITB-14-009-DD TRANSPORTATION FOR SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. ITB-14-009-DD – TRANSPORTATION FOR SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS, to purchase, at afirm unit price, quantities, as may be required, of transportation services for special needs students, the homeless and students in foster care, for The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, including extension thereto, as follows:

1. AMERICAN LOGISTICS COMPANY, LLC
901 CALLE AMANECER, SUITE 260
SAN CLEMENTE, CA 92673
OWNER: CRAIG PUCKETT, PRESIDENT

2. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $450,000, for the initial contract term, and not to exceed $450,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-142 AWARD BID NO. ITB-14-026-SLY – PAPER; LASER-PRINTER ROLL SUPPLIES (ITS)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. ITB-14-026-SLY – PAPER, LASER-PRINTER ROLL SUPPLIES, (ITS), to establish a contract, to purchase, at firm unit prices, paper, laser-printer roll supplies including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. BEST FORMS & LABEL PRINTING, INC.
8962 TAFT STREET
PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33024
OWNER: JAMES OLDER, PRESIDENT

ALTERNATE

2. DABOTER, INC.
1009 S 21 AVENUE
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33020
OWNER: DAVID LEVY, PRESIDENT

Second Total Low Unit Price Meeting Specifications: Item 1.

Item 1- Paper, roll for laser-printer @ $575 per roll.

3. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $74,750 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $74,750 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-143 AWARD BID NO. ITB-14-036-AC – FRESH PRODUCE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. ITB-14-036-AC – FRESH PRODUCE, to provide fresh, high-quality, seasonal and local produce, for the Department of Food and Nutrition, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. MAC EDWARDS PRODUCE & CO., INC.
830 N.W. 22 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33127
OWNER: MILDRED EDWARDS, PRESIDENT

ALTERNATE

2. THE PRODUCE CONNECTION, INC
2200 N.W. 23 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33142
OWNER: BRUCE FISHBEIN, PRESIDENT

3. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to a total estimated amount of $8.5 million, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $8.5 million, for each subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-144 REJECT BID NO. ITB-14-017-CV – TRANSMISSIONS – FACTORY REBUILT

REJECT BID NO. ITB-14-024-SLY – PAPER: MULTIPURPOSE, XEROGRAPHIC, PURCHASE

REJECT BID NO. ITB-14-031-CV – REFRIGERANT GASES

REJECT BID NO. ITB-14-025-SLY – PLASTIC CAN LINERS: PURCHASE

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

1. Reject Bid No. ITB-14-017-CV – TRANSMISSION – FACTORY REBUILT, to permit rebidding;

2. Reject Bid No. ITB-14-024-SLY – PAPER: MULTIPURPOSE, XEROGRAPHIC, PURCHASES, to permit rebidding, using revised specifications;

3. Reject Bid No. ITB-14-031-CV – REFRIGERANT GASES, to permit rebidding, using revised award methodology; and

4. Reject Bid No. ITB-14-025-SLY – PLASTIC CAN LINERS: PURCHASE, to permit rebidding, using revised specifications.

E-145 TERMINATE AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RFP-14-021-MT – TRAVEL AGENCY SERVICES TO BUSINESS TRAVEL ADVISORS, INC.

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, TERMINATE award for the Request for Proposals No. RFP-14-021-MT – TRAVEL AGENCY SERVICES to Business Travel Advisors, Inc., for student travel services.

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

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

1. accept grant awards for three programs from:

a. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Carl D. Perkins, Career and Technical Education Secondary Programs, Section 131, in the approximate amount of $3,980,164, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016;

b. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Public Carl D. Perkins, Career and Technical Education Post- Secondary, Section 132, in the approximate amount of $1,057,279, for the grant period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016; and

c. United States Department of Education (USDOE) for funding under the Creating Community Change: Student Services-Data Driven Project, in the approximate amount of $970,013, for the grant period of May 1, 2015, through April 30, 2018.

d. United Way of Miami-Dade for funding under the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP), in the approximate amount of $195,000, and in-kind support in the approximate amount of $55,000, for the grant period of June 1, 2015, through July 31, 2019.

2. enter into contractual services agreements with the agencies prescribed in the grants, with whom the School Board must contract, pursuant to Board Policy 6320 - Purchase Approval and Competitive Bidding Process Requirements;

3. extend these programs and contractual agreements as authorized through official notification from the granting agency in order to complete the goals of the program;

4. retain funds from the grant in an amount not to exceed the annually negotiated indirect cost rate, as allowed and approved by the FLDOE;

5. direct Financial Services to establish appropriations in the amounts approved or as amended by the granting agency; such appropriations to be reported periodically to the Board;

6. authorize travel out-of-state as required by the grant parameters; and

7. upon cessation of the grant funds, any grant-funded position will be eliminated, and the impacted employee(s) will be placed on the Personnel Action Listing of Instructional and Non-Instructional Appointments, Reassignments, Leaves and Separations for the relevant period.

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

F-1 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH UNITED WAY OF MIAMI-DADE, INC. (“UNITED WAY”), FOR USE OF SPACE AT THE ETHEL F. BECKFORD/RICHMOND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAMPUS, LOCATED AT 16929 S.W. 104 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA; AND

2) GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE LEASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING THE UNITED WAY IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

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

1) execute a Lease Agreement with United Way of Miami-Dade, Inc. (“United Way”), for use of space at the Ethel F. Beckford/Richmond Elementary School campus, located at 16929 S.W. 104 Avenue, Miami, Florida, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2) grant or deny all approvals required under the Lease Agreement, including cancelling or terminating the Lease Agreement, and placing the United Way in default, as may be applicable.

F-3 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE EXISTING LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD AND SOUTH FLORIDA AUTISM CHARTER SCHOOLS, INC. (“SFACS”), TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE LEASE FOR ONE MONTH FOR THE OPERATION OF A DISTRICT-MANAGED CHARTER SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 13835 N.W. 97 AVENUE, HIALEAH, FLORIDA; AND

2. EXECUTE A NEW LEASE AGREEMENT WITH SFACS, TO ALLOW FOR ITS RELOCATION TO A PORTION OF THE COUNTRY CLUB MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMPUS, LOCATED AT 18305 N.W. 75 PLACE, MIAMI, FLORIDA, FOR THE CONTINUED OPERATION OF A DISTRICT-MANAGED CHARTER SCHOOL; AND

3. GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER BOTH LEASE AGREEMENTS REFERENCED ABOVE, INCREASING OR DECREASING THE AREA OCCUPIED BY SFACS, RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELING OR TERMINATING THE LEASE AGREEMENTS, AND PLACING SFACS IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

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

1. execute an amendment to the existing lease agreement between the School Board and South Florida Autism Charter Schools, Inc. (“SFACS”), to extend the term of the lease for one month for the operation of a District-managed charter school, located at 13835 N.W. 97 Avenue, Hialeah, Florida, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item;

2. execute a new lease agreement with SFACS, to allow for its relocation to a portion of the Country Club Middle School campus, located at 18305 N.W. 75 Place, Miami, Florida, for the continued operation of a District-managed charter school under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

3. grant or deny all approvals required under both lease agreements referenced above, including increasing or decreasing the area occupied by SFACS, renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the lease agreements, and placing SFACS in default, as may be applicable.

F-4 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. EXECUTE A NEW LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF MIAMI (“CITY”), FOR USE OF SPACE BY THE CITY AT LINDSEY HOPKINS TECHNICAL COLLEGE, LOCATED AT 750 N.W. 20 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA, TO OPERATE A WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER; AND

2. GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE LEASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING INCREASING OR DECREASING THE AREA OCCUPIED BY THE CITY, RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELING OR TERMINATING THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING THE CITY IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

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

1. execute a new lease agreement with the City of Miami (“City”), for use of space by the City at Lindsey Hopkins Technical College, located at 750 N.W. 20 Street, Miami, Florida, to operate a Workforce Development Center, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2. grant or deny all approvals required under the Lease Agreement, including increasing or decreasing the area occupied by the City, renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the lease agreement and placing the City in default, as may be applicable.

F-5 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1. EXECUTE AN AMENDMENT TO THE JOINT USE AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE CITY OF DORAL (“CITY”), FOR JOINT USE OF ALL PARK AND SCHOOL SITES LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY; AND

2. GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING AMENDING EXHIBIT “A” TO THE AGREEMENT, RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELING OR TERMINATING THE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING THE CITY IN DEFAULT, AS MAY BE APPLICABLE

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

1. execute an amendment to the Joint Use Agreement (“Agreement”) between the School Board and the City of Doral (“City”) for joint use by the City and School Board of all park and school sites located within the City, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2. grant or deny all approvals required under the Agreement, including modifying Exhibit “A” to the Agreement, and renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the Agreement, and placing the City in default, as may be applicable.

F-20 AUTHORITY TO AMEND THE CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION BUDGET

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

1) adjust the capital budget in the amount of $347,287 and in the event there are, at the time of transfer, insufficient available funds in a structure from which to transfer the indicated amount, the difference will be provided from contingencies, reserves or other accounts; and

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

F-22 COMMISSIONING OF RODRIGUEZ ARCHITECTS, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS & PE SHELTER REPLACEMENT PROJECT AT NORLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 19340 NW 8 COURT, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA 33169, PROJECT NO. 01439500

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Rodriguez Architects, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded Renovations & PE Shelter Replacement Project at Norland Elementary School, located at 19340 NW 8 Court, Miami Gardens, Florida 33169, Project No. 01439500, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $158,400 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-23 COMMISSIONING OF LIVS ASSOCIATES AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED ADDITION TO REPLACE PORTABLES PROJECT AT GULFSTREAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 20900 SW 97 AVENUE, CUTLER BAY, FLORIDA 33189, PROJECT NO. 01442700

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission LIVS Associates as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded Addition to Replace Portables project at Gulfstream Elementary School, located at 20900 SW 97 Avenue, Cutler Bay, Florida 33189, Project No. 01442700, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $146,088 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-24 COMMISSIONING OF ALLEGUEZ ARCHITECTURE, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT CHARLES R. HADLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & PLC-A, LOCATED AT 8400 NW 7 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33126, PROJECT NO. 01432900

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Ana Alleguez Architecture, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded Renovations project at Charles R. Hadley Elementary School, located at 8400 NW 7 Street, Miami, Florida 33126, Project No. 01432900, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $149,000 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-25 COMMISSIONING OF NYARKO ARCHITECTURAL GROUP, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT JESSE J. McCRARY, JR., ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 514 NW 77 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33150, PROJECT NO. 01434000

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Nyarko Architectural Group, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded Renovations project at Jesse J. McCrary, Jr., Elementary School, located at 514 NW 77 Street, Miami, Florida 33150, Project No. 01434000, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $140,750 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-26 COMMISSIONING OF LAURA M. PEREZ & ASSOCIATES, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT HENRY H. FILER MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 531 WEST 29 STREET, HIALEAH, FLORIDA 33012, PROJECT NO. 01433700

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Laura M. Perez & Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record for General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded Renovations Project at Henry H. Filer Middle School, located at 531 West 29 Street, Hialeah, Florida 33012, Project No. 01433700, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $141,924 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 KVH ARCHITECTS, P.A., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD SHELTERED MARKET FOR SMALL/MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT HENRY M. FLAGLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 5222 NW 1 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33126, PROJECT NO. 01433800

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission KVH Architects, P.A., as Architect/Engineer of Record Sheltered Market for Small/Micro Business Enterprises for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Funded Renovations Project at Henry M. Flagler Elementary School, located at 5222 NW 1 Street, Miami, Florida 33126, Project No. 01433800, as follows:

1. a lump sum fee of $170,660 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-28 COMMISSIONING OF CARTY ARCHITECTURE, L.L.C., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD SHELTERED MARKET FOR SMALL/MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS & BUILDING 07 REPLACEMENT PROJECT AT HIBISCUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 18701 NW 1 AVENUE, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA 33169, PROJECT NO. 01424100

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Carty Architecture, L.L.C., as Architect/Engineer of Record Sheltered Market for Small/Micro Business Enterprises for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Funded Renovations & Building 07 Replacement Project at Hibiscus Elementary School, located at 18701 NW 1 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33169, Project No. 01424100, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $163,957 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-29 COMMISSIONING OF LAURA M. PEREZ & ASSOCIATES, INC, AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD SHELTERED MARKET FOR SMALL/MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT D.A. DORSEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE, LOCATED AT 7100 NW 17 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33147, PROJECT NO. 01442900

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Laura M. Perez & Associates, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record Sheltered Market for Small/Micro Business Enterprises for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Funded Renovations Project at D.A. Dorsey Technical College, located at 7100 NW 17 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33147, Project No. 01442900, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $165,904 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-30 COMMISSIONING OF RODRIGUEZ ARCHITECTS, INC, AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD SHELTERED MARKET FOR SMALL/MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT JACK D. GORDON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND OFF-SITE PLCs, LOCATED AT 14600 COUNTRY WALK DRIVE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33186, PROJECT NO. 01433900

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Rodriguez Architects, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record Sheltered Market for Small/Micro Business Enterprises for General Obligation Bond (GOB) Funded Renovations Project at Jack D. Gordon Elementary School and Off-Site PLCs, located at 14600 Country Walk Drive, Miami, Florida 33186, Project No. 01433900, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $153,000 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 THORNTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS PROJECT AT MIAMI SUNSET SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 13125 SW 72 STREET, MIAMI, FL 33183, PROJECT NO. 01339300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Thornton Construction Company, Inc., as the Construction Management at-Risk firm for Pre-construction Services related to a General Obligation Bond-funded Renovations and Repairs Project at Miami Sunset Senior High School, located at 13125 SW 72 Street, Miami, Florida 33183, Project No. 01339300, as follows:

1. a lump sum fee of $14,850 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-32 AUTHORIZATION TO EXTEND THE GEOTECHNICAL, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TESTING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR TWO YEARS WITH AMEC ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC., NUTTING ENGINEERS OF FLORIDA, INC., AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE INDUSTRIES, INC.; AND

AUTHORIZATION TO AMEND THE GEOTECHNICAL, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TESTING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH AMEC ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC., TO REFLECT THE FIRM’S NAME CHANGE TO AMEC FOSTER WHEELER ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC.

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

1. the extension of the Geotechnical, Construction Materials Testing and Environmental Assessment Consulting Services Agreements for two years with AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc., Nutting Engineers of Florida, Inc., and Professional Services Industries, Inc., and

2. an amendment to the Geotechnical, Construction Materials Testing and Environmental Assessment Consulting Services Agreement with AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc., to reflect the firm’s name change to Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.

F-33 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP) D. STEPHENSON CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 15640 N.E. 8 AVENUE, NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33162; PROJECT NO. 1337300 (revised)

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 Oak Grove Elementary School located at 15640 N.E. 8 Avenue, North Miami Beach, Florida 33162, Project No. 01337300 in the amount of $2,942,144, which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $140,102.

F-35 AWARD TO ATLAS-APEX ROOFING, LLC. PROJECT NO. 00390000 ROOFING TERM BID CONTRACT RTB15-O1 MAJOR REPAIRS – REROOFING VARIOUS FACILITIES, MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA (withdrawn)

AWARD TO LONG LASTING ROOFING CORP. PROJECT NO. 01407700 (MICRO) ROOFING TERM BID CONTRACT RTB15-M1 MINOR REPAIRS – REROOFING VARIOUS FACILITIES, MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

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

Project No. 00390000, Roofing Term Contract RTB15-O1, Various Locations, on the Basis of the low Adjustment Factor, for a not-to-exceed amount of $2,000,000.00 to:

ATLAS-APEX ROOFING, LLC.
281 NE 32nd STREET
FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA 33334

Project No. 01407700, Roofing Term Contract RTB15-M1, Various Locations, on the Basis of the low Adjustment Factor, for a not-to-exceed amount of $200,000 to:

LONG LASTING ROOFING CORPORATION
7600 N.W. 74TH STREET SUITE 200
MEDLEY, FLORIDA 33166

F-60 AWARD BID NO. ITB-14-011-CV – SECURITY SYSTEMS SERVICES (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. ITB-14-011-CV – SECURITY SYSTEMS SERVICES, to establish a contract, at firm unit prices, to maintain a fully operational security system, for The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. ATCi COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
1270 N.W. 165 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33169
OWNER: VINCENT VENTO, PRESIDENT

Low Unit Price: Items 1 through 7.

Item 1 - Elementary Schools@ $2.97 per camera.
Item 2 - Kindergarten to Eight Grade@ $2.97 per camera. Item 3 - Middle Schools @ $2.97 per camera.
Item 4 - Senior High Schools@ $2.97 per camera.
Item 5 - Vocational and Specialized Centers @ $2.97 per camera.
Item 6 - Alternative Education Facilities@ $2.97 per camera.
Item 7 -Ancillary Facilities@ $2.97 per camera.

3. ADDITIONAL SERVICES NOT USED FOR BID CALCULATION
ATCi COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
1270 N.W. 165 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33169
OWNER: VINCENT VENTO, PRESIDENT

Low Unit Prices: Items 8 through 26.
Item 8 - Licensed/certified journeyperson foreperson @ $65 per hour.
Item 9 - Licensed/certified journeyperson @ $55 per hour.
Item 10 - Apprentice/Junior Mechanic @ $55 per hour
Item 11 - Laborer/helper @ $55 per hour.
Item 12 - Percentage off OEM parts@ 30% discount
Item 13 - Percentage of miscellaneous materials @ 30% discount.
Item 14 through 20 - Additional cameras at all locations@ $2.97 per camera.
Item 21- Card Access System w/2 doors@ $125.76 per month.
Item 22 - Card Access System w/4 doors@ $25'1.52 per month.
Item 23 - Card Access System w/16 doors @ $377 .28 per month.
Item 24 - Card Access System w/32 doors@ $365.92 per month.
Item 25 - Card Access System w/64 doors @ $848.88 per month.
Item 26 - Card Access System w/80 doors @ $1 ,273.32 per month.

4. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $800,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $800,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

F-61 AWARD BID NO. ITB-14-032-CV – FERTILIZERS, SPECIAL MIX

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD ITB-14-032-CV – FERTILIZERS, SPECIAL MIX, to establish a contract, to purchase, at firm unit prices, fertilizers, special mix, for The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. DIAMOND R. FERTILIZER CO., INC.
18378 S.W. 260 STREET
HOMESTEAD, FL 33031
OWNER: MICHAEL HUDSON, PRESIDENT

2. HARRELL’S LLC
720 KRAFT ROAD
LAKELAND, FL 33815
OWNER: JACK R. HARRELL, JR, C.E.O.

ALTERNATE

3. JOHN DEERE LANDSCAPES
11970 S.W. 12 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33166
OWNER: JDA HOLDING LLC

4. DIAMOND R. FERTILIZER CO., INC.
18378 S.W. 260 STREET
HOMESTEAD, FL 33031
OWNER: MICHAEL HUDSON, PRESIDENT

5. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $65,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $65,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

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

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve three (3) new applications and two (2) applications increasing single bid limits for contractor prequalification.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO VARIOUS SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES REPEAL OF CERTAIN POLICIES AND PROMULGATION OF NEW POLICIES RELATED TO HUMAN CAPITAL, RISK MANAGEMENT, ACADEMICS, AND RESPONSIBLE USE OF TECHNOLOGY, PURSUANT TO SECTION 120.74, F.S.

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, pursuant to Chapter 120.74, F.S., adopt the various policy amendments, repeal certain policies, and promulgate new policies related to human capital, risk management, academics, and responsible use of technology as set forth in this Item, and authorize the Superintendent to file them with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective June 17, 2015.

G-2 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. JOSE R. BUSTOS, DOAH Case No. 14-6002

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida enter a Final Order adopting the Administrative Law Judge’s Recommended Order in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Jose R. Bustos, DOAH Case No. 14-6002, as the School Board’s Final Order, dismissing Respondent from further employment with the School Board.

G-3 INITIAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 6835, OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE AUDITS (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend School Board Policy 6835, Office of Management and Compliance Audits.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-057 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING TERI WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT OF ONEUNITED BANK (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-057 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Teri Williams, President of OneUnited Bank.

H-4 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-058 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING COUNTY ATTORNEY ABIGAIL PRICE-WILLIAMS (replacement)

PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-058 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams.

H-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-055 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MIAMI

ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-055 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the Junior League of Miami.

H-6 SNIPS FOR AUTISM AND SMILES FOR AUTISM COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. RAQUEL REGALADO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, through the Superintendent, disseminate information to parents and caregivers about the availability of two free community programs for children with autism: Snips for Autism and Smiles for Autism.

H-7 ANIMAL DISSECTION IN SCHOOLS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. RAQUEL REGALADO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, through the Superintendent, ban the use of actual cats as specimens for dissections in Miami-Dade County Public Schools and explore the feasibility of banning the use of all real animal specimens in dissections throughout the District.

H-8 PORTAL FOR RETIREES

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to review the feasibility of establishing a portal for retired employees.

H-9 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 15-056 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, HONORING JUAN CARLOS AND TRUDY QUINTANA OF KYAN’S KAUSE FOUNDATION (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 15-056 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, honoring Juan Carlos and Trudy Quintana for receiving the President's Council Community Leadership Award of 2015.

H-10 ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE FOR EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS WHO HAVE PASSED AWAY DURING THE YEAR (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, observe a moment of silence in remembrance of the employees and students of Miami-Dade County Public Schools who have passed away during the year, and accept the donations of highly-acclaimed books in Miami-Dade County Public School media centers with a bookplate signifying their collective memory.

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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06.17.15

AGENDA SECTIONS

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