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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

DECEMBER 14, 2016 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, DECEMBER 12, 2016.

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

* The public hearing shall begin no later than approximately 6:30 p.m. The Chair may begin calling speakers who are present immediately following the conclusion of the regular agenda. The public hearing shall not conclude before 4:30 p.m., unless all of the speakers signed up to speak are present and have been given the opportunity to speak.

Citizens who wish to speak on matters not on the agenda, or on agenda items that appear on the consent agenda, will be heard at the public hearing. The total time allotted for the public hearing shall not exceed one and one-half hours.

Pursuant to Board Policy 0169.1, a person not scheduled in advance to speak on a non-agenda topic must submit, either before or during the regularly scheduled meeting, a written request to the Chair. Board members present at the meeting must vote by a majority for the person to be heard.

The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, seeks public input and participation. However, the public purpose is not served when citizens become disorderly or disrupt the meeting. Accordingly, the Chair may order the removal from any School Board meeting of any person interfering with the expeditious or orderly process of the meeting provided the Chair has first issued a warning that continued interference with the orderly processes of the meeting will result in removal. Any law enforcement authority or a sergeant-at-arms designated by Chair shall remove any person ordered removed pursuant to this section §1001.372 (3), Fla.Stat.
The published agenda is available for review on the Internet at: [http://www.dadeschools.net].

11:00 A. M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION

Pursuant to its Policies, proposed Board member resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations will be presented at 11:00 a.m. Upon vote being taken, the Board will recess to present the approved resolutions, endorsements, and proclamations, to which all persons are invited. The Superintendent's Special Orders shall follow the Board Member presentations.

The Board will then reconvene the regular public meeting, including other hearings, in accordance with Policies of the Board, at 1:00 p.m.

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

B-3 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 16-113 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING FRANK MARION III

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR LAWRENCE FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution 16-113 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Mr. Frank Marion III as the Special Olympics Coach of the Year as designated by The Special Olympics of Miami-Dade County.

B-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 16-114 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING STUDENTS PAOLO CESTI AND STARLA SANTANA

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR LAWRENCE FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution 16-1143 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing students Paolo Cesti and Starla Santana.

B-5 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 16-112 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING JESSICA SINKFIELD

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 16-112 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Jessica Sinkfield.

B-6 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 16-115 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING CHARLENE BOUIE

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 16-115 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida recognizing Charlene Bouie.

B-7 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING LOURDES GIMENEZ

B-8 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MIAMI SOUTHRIDGE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

STUDENT PERFORMANCE:

  • New World School of the Arts Concert Choir

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

  • Five Star School Award
  • Memorial Tribute to Susan Miller

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • November 22, 2016 School Board Organization Meeting
  • November 23, 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

  • 2016 STEM Designation
  • LabelFrancÉducation Accreditation

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 EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (EESAC) MEMBERSHIP ROSTERS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the 2016-2017 Educational Excellence School Advisory Council (EESAC) rosters.

C-2 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: INITIAL READING: POLICY 5410, STUDENT PROGRESSION PLAN

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend Board Policy 5410, Student Progression Plan.

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS FROM OCTOBER 7, 2016 THROUGH NOVEMBER 24, 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Personnel Action Listing 1090 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations from October 7, 2016 through November 24, 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 December 15, 2016, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the agenda 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-67 EXPULSION AND ASSIGNMENT OF STUDENT TO ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PROGRAM

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

1. expel the student specified in supplemental material SM-20 furnished under separate cover to School Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assigned to an alternative school/program for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2016-2017 school year, the 2017 summer session, and the 2017-2018 school year;

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

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

D-68 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF SCHOOL CALENDARS FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR:

ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL CALENDAR – 2017-2018, WITH A START DATE OF AUGUST 21, 2017

ADULT/VOCATIONAL EDUCATION SCHOOL CALENDAR – 2017-2018, WITH A START DATE OF AUGUST 21, 2017

JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER SCHOOL CALENDAR – 2017-2018, WITH A START DATE OF JULY 7, 2017

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

1. the Elementary and Secondary School Calendar – 2017 -2018, with a start date of August 21, 2017;

2. the Adult/Vocational Education School Calendar – 2017 -2018, with a start date of August 21, 2017; and

3. the Juvenile Justice Center School Calendar – 2017 - 2018, with a start date of July 7, 2017.

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

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

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

E-35 APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 16-110 AUTHORIZING DIRECT PLACEMENT OF UP TO $50,700,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF THE SERIES 2008C COPS IN A FIVE-YEAR FLOATING RATE PERIOD WITH BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. OR AN AFFILIATE OF BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve Resolution No. 16-110 authorizing the Direct Placement of up to $50,700,000 aggregate principal amount of the Series 2008C COPs in an Index Floating Rate Period of five years with Bank of America, N.A. or an affiliate of Bank of America Corporation.

E-36 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE TREASURY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida receive the annual report of the activities of the Treasury Advisory Committee for 2016 (Attachment A of the agenda item)

E-37 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO NEGOTIATE AND ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH PFM FINANCIAL ADVISORS LLC, PURSUANT TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. RFP16-028-MT – FINANCIAL ADVISOR

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

1. authorize the Superintendent of Schools to negotiate and enter into a contractual services agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and PFM Financial Advisors LLC, pursuant to Request For Proposals No. RFP16-028-MT – FINANCIAL ADVISOR, to provide long term financial advisory services based on the ability to meet the needs of the District in connection with the financing for the District’s ongoing Capital Construction Program and other needs, effective January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2019, with two (2) one-year renewal options, as follows:

Highest Rated Financial Advisor Proposal

PFM FINANCIAL ADVISORS LLC
255 ALHAMBRA CIRCLE, SUITE 404
CORAL GABLES, FL 33134
SERGIO MASVIDAL, MANAGING DIRECTOR

2. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase services as per the attached fee schedule (Exhibit A – Fee Schedule).

E-38 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND GREENBERG TRAURIG, P.A. AND EDWARDS & FEANNY, P.A., JOINTLY, AND NABORS, GIBLIN & NICKERSON, P.A., PURSUANT TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NUMBER RFP16-029-MT – DEBT COUNSEL SERVICES

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

1. authorize the Superintendent or designee, to enter into contractual services agreements between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Edwards & Feanny, P.A., jointly, and Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. and Moreira IP Law, P.A., jointly, pursuant to Request For Proposal No. RFP16-029-MT – DEBT COUNSEL, to provide legal advice and all necessary legal services related to debt issuance, including bond/special tax counsel services and/or disclosure counsel services, for the Office of Treasury Management, effective March 1, 2017, through February 28, 2020, with two (2) one-year renewal options, as follows:

a. GREENBERG TRAURIG, P.A.
333 S.E. 2ND AVENUE, SUITE 4400
MIAMI, FL 33131
ROBERT C. GANG, SHAREHOLDER
BOND COUNSEL

b. EDWARDS & FEANNY, P.A. (M/WBE)
9580 SW 107TH AVENUE, SUITE 204B
MIAMI, FL 33176
DEBORAH A. MORDECAI EDWARDS, SHAREHOLDER
CO-BOND COUNSEL

c. NABORS, GIBLIN & NICKERSON, P.A.
2502 ROCKY POINT DRIVE, SUITE 1060
TAMPA, FL 33607
RITESH S. PATEL, SHAREHOLDER
DISCLOSURE COUNSEL

d. MOREIRA IP LAW, P.A. (M/WBE)
9822 NE 2ND AVENUE, SUITE 7
MIAMI SHORES, FL 33138
JANET C. MOREIRA, PRESIDENT/OWNER
CO-DISCLOSURE COUNSEL

2. authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase services as per the attached fee schedules (Exhibit A and B – Fee Schedule).

E-51 AUTHORIZATION TO APPROVE THE PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve seven (7) new applications for contractor prequalification of which one (1) company received triple license prequalification.

E-66 REJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL NO. RFP-041-PP10 GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE & FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PROGRAM

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Reject Request for Proposal No. RFP 041-PP10 - Group Term Life Insurance & Flexible Benefits Program, Long Term Care (LTC) component.

E-86 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT, AUDITOR’S COMMUNICATION OF AUDIT RESULTS AND MANAGEMENT LETTER FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE30, 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Auditor’s Communication of Audit Results and Management Letter for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2016.

E-87 AUDIT OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEE FUND, SPECIAL-PURPOSE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, JUNE 30, 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Audit of Educational Facilities Impact Fee Fund, Special- Purpose Financial Statements, June 30, 2016.

E-88 AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF MAGNET EDUCATIONAL CHOICE ASSOCIATION (MECA), INC., FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Audited Financial Statements of Magnet Educational Choice Association (MECA), Inc., for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2016.

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 INTERNAL AUDIT REPORT – AUDIT OF CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES CONTRACT

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Internal Audit Report – Audit of Construction Program Management Support Services Contract

E-91 REVIEW OF AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 43 OF 126 CHARTER SCHOOLS OPERATING DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2016

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Review of Audited Financial Statements for 43_of 126 Charter Schools Operating During the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2016.

E-142 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-025-AC – RECYCLING COLLECTION SERVICES

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-025-AC – RECYCLING COLLECTION SERVICES, to establish a contract, at firm unit prices, to provide recycling collection services, for the Miami-Dade County Public School District, during the term of the bid, with an effective date of December 14, 2016, through December 13, 2019, 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) GREEN TEAM RECYCING, LLC.
7410 WEST 18TH LANE
HIALEAH, FLORIDA 33014
OWNER/OFFICER: REGLA GOMEZ, MANAGER MEMBER

ALTERNATE

b) THOROUGHBRED WASTE SERVICES, LLC.
6574 N STATE ROAD 7, SUITE 229
COCONUT CREEK, FLORIDA 33073
OWNER/OFFICER: JILLIANN H LOPAPA, MANAGER MEMBER

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

Highest charge for Groups 1- 7 Combined 397 locations: Items 8A and 8C.

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to award the contract to the primary and alternate vendor(s) offering the lowest charges and largest rebate, as may be required for recycling services in Groups 1-8, for the initial contract term, and for two (2) additional one (1) year extension period(s).

E-143 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-017-CV – AIR CONDITIONERS – WINDOW AND WALL

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

1. AWARD Invitation to Bid No. ITB-16-017-CV – AIR CONDITIONERS - WINDOW AND WALL to purchase, at firm unit prices, quantities, as may be required, for stock items for the Maintenance Materials Management department with an initial effective date of December 14, 2016 through December 13, 2018, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and the successful bidder, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

A. FRIEDRICH AIR CONDITIONING CO., LTD
10001 REUNION PLACE, SUITE 500
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78216-413
OWNER: CHUCK CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $850,000 for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $425,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-144 AWARD DECEMBER INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-021-AC – SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-021-AC – SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES, to establish a contract, at firm unit prices, to provide solid waste collection services, for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, during the term of the bid, with an effective date of December 14, 2016, through December 13, 2019, 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) WASTE MANAGEMENT INC. OF FLORIDA
1001 FANNIN STREET
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77002
OWNER: TIMOTHY HAWKINS, PRESIDENT

ALTERNATE

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

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, at quantities, as may be required of solid waste collection services, for up to the total estimated amount of $14,082,447, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $5,277,572 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-145 AWARD DECEMBER INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-020-AC – REFRIGERATION MAINTENANCE; REPAIR, REPLACE, REFIT, SUPPLY AND/OR INSTALL RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-020-AC – REFRIGERATION MAINTENANCE; REPAIR, REPLACE, REFIT, SUPPLY AND/OR INSTALL, to establish a list of preapproved vendors to provide labor, supervision, equipment and materials necessary to replace and/or repair refrigeration equipment and related components, for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, during the term of the bid, with an effective date of March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2019, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidder, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

a) ADVANCE CASE PARTS, INC.
12489 NW 44TH STREET
CORAL SPRINGS, FLORIDA 33065
OWNER/OFFICER: PAUL PODHURST, PRESIDENT

b) AIR CONTRACTING & REFRIGERATION, INC. MBE
10710 SW 125TH AVENUE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33186
OWNER/OFFICER: ALDO ROMEU HERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT
HISPANIC-AMERICAN

c) MB AIR SYSTEM CORP. MBE
1640 NW 135 STREET
NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 33167
OWNER/OFFICER: MARTIN A. BODDEN, PRESIDENT
AFRICAN-AMERICAN

d) MIAMI RESTAURANTS REPAIRS, INC.
7150 NW 77TH TERRACE
MEDLEY, FLORIDA 33166
OWNER/OFFICER: ALBERTO RAMIREZ, PRESIDENT

e) PREMIER AIRCONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION, INC. SBE Tier 1
2165 WEST 10TH COURT
HIALEAH, FLORIDA 33010
OWNER/OFFICER: JOSE L. HERNANDEZ JR., PRESIDENT
HISPANIC-AMERICAN

f) TEMPROL AIR CONDITIONING, INC. SBE Tier 1
7169 SW 42ND TERRACE
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33155
OWNER/OFFICER: RAYMOND LOPEZ, PRESIDENT
HISPANIC-AMERICAN

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to purchase, at quantities, as may be required of labor, supervision, equipment and materials necessary to replace and/or repair refrigeration equipment and related components, for up to the total estimated amount of $3,500,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount >not to exceed $1,750,000, for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

E-146 AWARD DECEMBER INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-026-AC – HEALTHY VENDING PROGRAM

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-026-AC, HEALTHY VENDING PROGRAM, to establish a revenue generating contract, to provide healthy snack and beverage vending machines, for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, at school sites and at designated non-school site locations, during the term of the bid, effective March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2019, as follows:

PRIMARY

a. BETTOLI TRADING CORPORATION
D.B.A. BETTOLI VENDING
6095 N.W. 167th STREET, UNIT D-4
HIALEAH, FL 33015
OWNER: MAURIZIO BETTOLI, PRESIDENT

b. RIGHT CHOICE VENDING/COFFEE, LLC
1440 SW 31ST STREET
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA 33069
OWNER/OFFICER: NICHOLAS DEPASQUALE, AUTHORIZED MEMBER

ALTERNATE

c. BETTOLI TRADING CORPORATION
D.B.A. BETTOLI VENDING
6095 N.W. 167th STREET, UNIT D-4
HIALEAH, FL 33015
OWNER: MAURIZIO BETTOLI, PRESIDENT

d. RIGHT CHOICE VENDING /COFFEE, LLC
1440 SW 31ST STREET
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA 33069
OWNER/OFFICER: NICHOLAS DEPASQUALE, AUTHORIZED MEMBER

2. AUTHORIZE Procurement Management Services to award the contract to the vendors offering the highest student access and non-student access, as may be required of healthy vending services, for the initial contract term, and for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s).

E-147 REJECT INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-015-AC - SANITATION AND CLEANING SUPPLY PROGRAM

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, REJECT Invitation to Bid No. ITB-16-015-AC – Sanitation and Cleaning Supply Program, to permit rebidding, as only one bid proposal was submitted for the solicited services.

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS/DONATIONS FOR FIVE 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 two grant awards and three donations for five programs from:

a. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the District Instructional Leadership and Faculty Development Grant, in the approximate amount of $862,879, for the grant period of July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017;

b. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, 2016-2017 School Improvement Initiative 1003(a), in the approximate amount of $2,908,899, for the grant period of October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017;

National Institute of School Leadership for in-kind support in the approximate amount of $811,000, for the period of November 9, 2016, through March 13, 2018;

d. CATCH Global Foundation for in-kind support under the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program, in the approximate amount of $79,401, for the period of January 9, 2017, through June 30, 2017; and

e. Florida Panthers Youth Hockey School Program for in-kind support under the National Hockey League and the Florida Panthers Foundation, in the approximate amount of $50,864, for the period of January 9, 2017, through June 30, 2017.

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

a. Stronge and Associates Educational Consulting, LLC, in the approximate amount of amount of $100,000; and

b. College of William and Mary School of Education, in the approximate amount of $334,841.

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 Florida Department of Education;

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

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-2 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE A USE AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH (“CITY”), A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, FOR USE OF THE FLAMINGO PARK BASEBALL STADIUM BY MIAMI BEACH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 2231 PRAIRIE AVENUE, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33139; AND

2) GRANT OR DENY ALL APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE USE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING AMENDING ANY EXHIBITS, RENEWING, EXTENDING, CANCELLING OR TERMINATING THE USE 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) finalize negotiations and execute a Use Agreement with the City of Miami Beach (“City”), a Municipal Corporation of the State of Florida, for use of the Flamingo Park Baseball Stadium by Miami Beach Senior High School, located at 2231 Prairie Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2) grant or deny all approvals required under the Use Agreement, including amending any exhibits, renewing, extending, canceling or terminating the Use Agreement, and placing the City in default, as may be applicable.

F-3 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS, AND FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT AND CHAIR TO EXECUTE, AS NECESSARY:

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

2) AN AMENDMENT TO THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS IN FAVOR OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND

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

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

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

2) an Amendment to the Declaration Of Restrictions In Favor Of The School Board Of Miami-Dade County, Florida; and

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

F-26 COMMISSIONING OF GILI-MCGRAW ARCHITECTS, L.L.P., AS THE ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (SHELTERED MARKET - MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISES) FOR BUILDING 04 REPLACEMENT - PHASE I AT MIAMI BEACH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 2231 PRAIRIE AVENUE, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33139, PROJECT NUMBER 01339400

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Gili-McGraw Architects, L.L.P., as Architect/Engineer of Record Sheltered Market - Micro Business Enterprises for Building 04 Replacement - Phase I at Miami Beach Senior High School, located at 2231 Prairie Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, Project Number 01339400, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $169,000 for A/E Basic Services; and

2) Supporting services 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 UNITECH BUILDERS CORP., AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM (SHELTERED MARKET - SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE) FOR BUILDING 04 REPLACEMENT – PHASE 1 AT MIAMI BEACH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 2231 PRAIRIE AVENUE, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA 33139, PROJECT NUMBER 01339400

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Unitech Builders Corp., as the Construction Management at-Risk firm (Sheltered Market Small Business Enterprise) for Building 04 Replacement - Phase 1 at Miami Beach Senior High School, located at 2231 Prairie Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, Project Number 01339400, as follows:

1) Lump sum fee of $18,200 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 TERMINATION (WITHOUT CAUSE) OF R.J. HEISENBOTTLE ARCHITECTS, P.A., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (A/E), SHELTERED MARKET FOR SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED RENOVATIONS, PROJECT NUMBER 01433400, AND NON-GOB FUNDED ADDITION, REMODELING AND RENOVATIONS, PROJECT NUMBER 01436100, AT DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 4001 N.E. 2 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33137

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, terminate (without cause) R.J. Heisenbottle Architects, P.A., as Architect/Engineer of Record, Sheltered Market for Small Business Enterprises, for General Obligation Bond funded Renovations, Project Number 01433400, and Non-GOB funded Addition, Remodeling and Renovations, Project Number 01436100, at Design and Architecture Senior High School, located at 4001 N.E. 2 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33137.

F-29 AUTHORIZATION TO CANCEL REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) 132 AND REJECT ALL RFQ RESPONSES RECEIVED FROM ARCHITECT/ ENGINEERS FOR A SCHOOL REPLACEMENT PROJECT AT DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 4001 N.E. 2 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33137, PROJECT NUMBER 01612200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the cancellation of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) 132 and reject all RFQ Responses received from Architect/Engineers for a School Replacement project at Design and Architecture Senior High School, located at 4001 N.E. 2 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33137, Project Number 01612200.

F-40 CHANGE ORDER CONFIRMATION OR APPROVAL

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

B.-1 Final Change Order Number 2 on Project Number 01216100, General Obligation Bond funded addition of New Grade 6-12 Facility, Maritime & Science Technology Academy for a credit of $33,468,000.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

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

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 promulgate new Policy 6327, Public-Private Partnerships and Unsolicited Proposals, and to amend Policies 0166, Non-Public Meetings; 6320, Purchasing; 6320.02, Bids & Awards of Construction Contract Procedures & Regulations; and 6330, Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Land Surveying, Construction Management, Program Management, and Inspection Services.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-4 ENDORSEMENT OF JANUARY AS NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse January 2017 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month throughout Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-5 STATUS UPDATE ON SCHOOLS THAT RECEIVED AN “F” LETTER GRADE BASED ON THE SPRING 2016 STATE ASSESSMENT

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

1. Provide a status update on the District’s F Schools that includes information regarding school improvement planning, intervention and support, leadership, teacher quality and support, professional development, curriculum, resource allocation, technology, and parental and community partnerships at its Meeting of February 15, 2017; and

2. Provide a status update on F schools regarding same to the Board in writing on a monthly basis; and

3. Initiate a framework and process to establish a District Advisory Board to provide input and support to schools that earn two (2) or more consecutive letter grades of F based on required annual state assessments.

H-6 YOUTH PROGRAMMING

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, encourage the Superintendent to seek out opportunities to collaborate with entities that can deliver, free of charge to the children, high quality and engaging youth programming during out of school times.

H-7 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, JOIN IN PROMOTING THE COLLEGE FAIR AND AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENCOURAGE ALL MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE “2017 MIAMI NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR” ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, join in promoting the College Fair and authorize the Superintendent to encourage all Miami-Dade County Public Schools to participate in the “2017 Miami National College Fair” on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

H-8 BOARD MEMBER ITEMS ACTION PROPOSED BY LUBBY NAVARRO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida establish a procedure, formalized through Board policy, that would require that all School Board member action items or Resolutions seeking a call to action be reviewed and/or approved by the School Board Attorney for legal sufficiency prior to publication in the Agenda of each regular meeting of the Board.

H-9 IMPLEMENTATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW AS IT PERTAINS TO STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:

1. Request that the Superintendent collaborates with the Florida Association of District School Superintendents for the creation of a task force to develop recommendations and added protections related to the implementation of Amendment 2; and,

2. Amend its 2017 State Legislative Platform to include the prohibition of (1) medical marijuana dispensaries within 2,500 feet of a school, (2) medical marijuana sales in the form of candy or other enticing food or drink products, and (3) medical marijuana products on school property without administrative supervision as deemed appropriate by the Superintendent of Schools.

H-10 STUDENT BEHAVIOR – DISCIPLINE OF DISCRIMINATORY BEHAVIOR

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to review the Code of Student Conduct and provide alternative measures to address various acts of discrimination or discriminatory behavior and report back to the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, by February 15, 2017.

H-11 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF ADDITIONAL SCHOOLS FOR SUBMITTAL UNDER THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse additional schools for submittal under the Safe Routes to School infrastructure grant program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, and request the Superintendent to formalize the grant applications accordingly.

H-12 SCHOOL BOARD CONFIRMATION AND ELECTION OF REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MIAMI-DADE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, elect Dr. Marta Perez, Vice Chair of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, as the Board’s representative and Ms. Lubby Navarro, School Board Member, as the Board’s alternate representative to the Miami-Dade County Value Adjustment Board.

H-13 RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND RETENTION – SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER OFFICES

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

1. Provide guidelines offering training, guidance and support related to records management and retention for Board Members and their staff, in compliance with Florida State Statutes and Board Policy; and

2. Report such guidelines to the Board by the February 15, 2017 School Board Meeting.

H-14 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (M-DCPS)/ AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES (AFSCME), LOCAL 1184 SUPPORT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR PROGRAM

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to report to the Board on the selection of the M-DCPS/AFSCME, Local 1184, Support Employee of the Year Program for 2016-2017, and provide recommendations for the implementation of a recognition program, in consultation with AFSCME Local 1184. Report back to the Board by the January 25, 2017, School Board Meeting.

Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business

I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

I-1 CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION

Individual Board members may present correspondence addressed to them, reports from various committees on which they serve as School Board Liaison and other education-related information of interest to the public. This item is pre-taped and will be aired upon conclusion of the Board meeting.

 

ADJOURNMENT

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AGENDA SECTIONS

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