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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

AUGUST 6, 2014 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, AUGUST 4, 2014.

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

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

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

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

The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, seeks public input and participation. However, the public purpose is not served when citizens become disorderly or disrupt the meeting. Accordingly, the Chair may order the removal from any School Board meeting of any person interfering with the expeditious or orderly process of the meeting provided the Chair has first issued a warning that continued interference with the orderly processes of the meeting will result in removal. Any law enforcement authority or a sergeant-at-arms designated by Chair shall remove any person ordered removed pursuant to this section §1001.372 (3), Fla.Stat.
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11:00 A. M.

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION

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

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

H-3 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING ODYSSEY OF THE MIND CHAMPIONS HOWARD DRIVE ELEMENTARY

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-071 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Odyssey of the Mind Champions Howard Drive Elementary School.

H-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING JAKE MCMASTER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT MAC’S LIBRARY

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-072 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Jake McMaster community service project Mac’s Library.

H-6 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-073 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING HISTORY MIAMI (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. RAQUEL REGALADO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-073 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing HistoryMiami.

H-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-074 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOG-NIZING SOFIA ISABEL DIAZ OF MIAMI LAKES K-8 CENTER AS THE STATE WINNER OF THE SIMFA FOUNDATION’S INVESTWRITE NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-074 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Sofia Isabel Diaz of Miami Lakes K-8 Center as the state winner of the SIMFA Foundation’s InvestWrite National Essay Competition.

H-12 request APPROVAL OF resolution no. 14-075 OF the school Board of Miami-Dade county, Florida, recognizing Sandra S. Sears for her outstanding contribution to the Miami-Dade community and to Jackson North Medical Center

H-13 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING COACH CARMEN JACKSON AND THE MIAMI NORTHWESTERN SHS TRACK AND FIELD TEAM

STUDENT PERFORMANCE

  • South Miami K-8 Center Music Students

AGENDA ITEMS ADDED/WITHDRAWN AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA

DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS

CONSENT AGENDA

APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTS:

  • June 26, 2014
  • July 1, 10, and 17, 2014

APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:

  • July 16, 2014 School Board Meeting
  • July 24, 2014 First Budget Public Hearing

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

  • 2014-2015 Millennium Access Platforms and Choice Options

B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

C-30 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF TWO CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATIONS AND FIVE AMENDED CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTS

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

1. Approve two (2) charter school applications and authorize the Superintendent to negotiate a contract reflecting the contents of the application as approved by the School Board for:

a. Renaissance Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Renaissance Charter School at North Miami; and,

b. Renaissance Charter School, Inc., on behalf of Renaissance Charter School at South Miami.

2. Approve five (5) amended charter school contracts with:

a. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of iMater Academy Middle School, to increase maximum enrollment (i.) from 600 students to a maximum of 900 students, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2015; and (ii.) from 550 students to a maximum of 1,000 students, commencing with the 2015-2016 school year and ending on June 30, 2018;

b. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Academy, (i.) under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to increase maximum enrollment from 1,200 students to a maximum of 1,380 students; and (ii.) add a facility located at 8003 N.W. 103rd Street, Hialeah Gardens, Florida 33016; Folio No. 27-3003-001-0110, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2018;

c. Mater Academy, Inc., on behalf of Mater Academy Charter High School, under Section 1002.331(3), F.S., High-Performing Charter Schools, to increase maximum enrollment from 1,710 students to a maximum of 1,967 students, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2027;

d. Somerset Academy, Inc., on behalf of Somerset Oaks Academy, to (i.) modify the grade level configuration from Kindergarten through grade eight to Kindergarten through grade six; and (ii.) relocate from 1700 Krome Avenue (a.k.a. 47 N.W. 16th Street), Homestead, Florida 33030 to 1000 Old Dixie Highway, Homestead, Florida 33030; Folio No. 10-7907-018-0050; 10-7907-018-0080; and 10-7907-018-0090, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2015; and,

e. Sports Leadership and Management Foundation, Inc., on behalf of Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM) Charter Middle Sports to increase maximum enrollment from 550 students to a maximum of 700 students, commencing with the 2014-2015 school year and ending on June 30, 2018.

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.

C-31 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL TO NOTIFY FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY INC., ON BEHALF OF FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL ELEMENTARY ACADEMY, OF THE PROPOSED TERMINATION OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL AGREEMENT

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

1. authorize the Superintendent to notify Florida International Academy, Inc., on behalf of Florida International Elementary Academy, that the School Board intends to terminate the contract in 90 days. If the School does not timely request a hearing, the charter will terminate with no further action by the School Board; and

2. rescind the notice of intent of terminate with no further action by the School Board if the School is granted a waiver of termination from the State Board of Education.

C-70 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF OUT-OF-COUNTY/OUT-OF-STATE TRIPS FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the list of out-of-county/out-of-state trips for the 2014-2015 school year for use in conjunction with School Board Policy 2340 – Field and Other District-Sponsored Trips.

C-71 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ACCEPT A DONATION OF GOODS AND SERVICES, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $911,978 FROM FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS PROGRAM (FIUASAS), TO CONTINUE OPERATING THE MIDDLE SCHOOL ENRICHMENT/FLOR-IDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS PROGRAM DURING THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to receive donations of goods and services in an amount not to exceed $911,978, from Florida International University After-School All-Stars Program (FIUASAS), to continue operating the Middle School Enrichment/Florida International University After-School All-Stars Program during the 2014-2015 school year.

C-80 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS FOR ELEVEN PROGRAMS FROM MULTIPLE FUNDING SOURCES AND ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL SERVICE AGREEMENTS WITH THE AGENCIES PRESCRIBED IN THE GRANTS

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

1. Accept grant awards for eleven programs from:

a. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged, in the approximate amount of $130,662,862, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

b. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, Part C, Education of Migratory Children, in the approximate amount of $1,018,383, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

c. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title I, Part D, Programs for Neglected and Delinquent Youth, in the approximate amount of $526,399, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

d. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title II, Part A, Teacher and Principal Training & Recruiting Fund, in the approximate amount of $17,867,986, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

e. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title III, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners (ELLs), in the approximate amount of $9,696,543, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

f. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Title III, Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently-Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth, in the approximate amount of $2,369,021, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

g. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Adults with Disabilities and Senior Citizens with Disabilities Program, in the approximate amount of $1,125,208, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

h. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, in the approximate amount of $74,602,652, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

i. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B, Preschool, in the approximate amount of $1,165,999, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015;

j. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers, in the approximate amount of $1,443,996, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015; and

k. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers, Part B, Preschool, in the approximate amount of $270,468, for the grant period of July 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015.

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:

a. City Year, Inc., in the approximate amount of $2,064,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

b. College Summit, Inc., in the approximate amount of $605,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

c. Algebra Project, Inc., in the approximate amount of $204,288, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

d. Embrace Girls Foundation, in the approximate amount of $75,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

e. SEI/Overtown, Inc., in the approximate amount of $250,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

f. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, in the approximate amount of $80,000, in support of the Title I, Part A, Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged grant program;

g. Nearpod, in the approximate amount of $108,000, in support of the Title III, Supplementary Instructional Support for English Language Learners grant program;

h. Close Up Foundation, in the approximate amount of $390,000, in support of the Title III, Enhanced Instructional Opportunities for Recently-Arrived Immigrant Children and Youth grant program;

i. The School Board of Monroe County, Florida, in the approximate amount of $136,035, in support of the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers grant program; and

j. The School Board of Monroe County, Florida, in the approximate amount of $77,948, in support of the Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Associate Centers, Part B Preschool grant program.

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 grants 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;

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; and

8. negotiate and execute charter contract addenda if necessary to implement recent legislation changing the process for federal funds distribution to charter schools.

C-100 FINAL READING: PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD POLICY 2450, ADULT, POST-SECONDARY CAREER TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended Board Policy 2450, Adult, Post-Secondary Career Technical and Community Education, and authorize the Superintendent to file the amended policy with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective August 6, 2014.

D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS: JUNE 20, 2014 – JULY 17, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the instructional and non-instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves and separations as included in Personnel Action Listing 1062.

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

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendations as set forth in the agenda item for appointments and lateral transfers to be effective August 7, 2014, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item.

D-22 APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT - THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND GREITY R. ABREU AND THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 1184, FMCS CASE NO. 140210-52368-3

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, accept the resignation of Greity R. Abreu and approve the Settlement Agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Greity R. Abreu and The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1184, to resolve in its entirety FMCS Case No. 140210-52368-3.

D-23 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO TEACH OUT-OF-FIELD FOR THE PERIOD OF JUNE 17, 2014 THROUGH JULY 14, 2014

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve instructional personnel assigned to teach out-of-field for the period of June 17, 2014 through July 14, 2014.

D-24 CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT OF CHIEF OF STAFF TO INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, contractually employ Mr. David Coleman as Chief of Staff to Board Member, Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, effective August 7, 2014.

D-55 DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR EMPLOYEES

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

1. approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for agreed upon disciplinary action; and

2. approve the Superintendent’s recommendation for disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding.

E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS

E-36 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH COMMUNITY AGENCIES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND NUTRITION TO PROVIDE SNACKS/MEALS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THEIR PROGRAMS FROM AUGUST 20, 2014, THROUGH AUGUST 19, 2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to enter into contractual agreements with community agencies for the Department of Food and Nutrition to provide snacks/meals for participants in their programs from August 20, 2014, through August 19, 2015.

E-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PAY FOR ONE HALF OF THE COMMERCIAL PACKAGE INSURANCE POLICY AND PROPERTY POLICIES INSURING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE FOR NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize reimbursement of $17,245.75, representing one half of the annual renewal premium for the commercial package and excess insurance policies for the New World School of Arts, to Miami-Dade College, covering both Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Miami-Dade College, with Philadelphia Insurance Company (A.M. Best A+, IX), through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., effective August 13, 2014 to August 12, 2015.

E-106 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE TENTATIVE BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2015

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, tentatively approve for planning purposes, the following schedule of Board meeting dates for the period January-December 2015: January 14, February 11, March 11, April 15, May 13, June 17, July 15, July 29 (First Budget Public Hearing), August 5, September 9 (Regular Meeting/Second Budget Public Hearing), October 14, November 17 (Organization Meeting), November 18 (Regular Meeting), and December 2. The final listing of meeting dates for 2015 will be established by the Board at the 2014 Organization Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 18, 2014.

E-141 AWARD BID NO. 055-NN06 – CUSTODIAL CHEMICAL SUPPLIES

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 055-NN06, CUSTODIAL CHEMICAL SUPPLIES, to purchase, at firm unit prices, quantities, as may be required, of custodial chemical supplies, for Stores and Mail Distribution stock, during the term of the bid, effective August 6, 2014 through August 5, 2015, including extensions thereto, as follows:

PRIMARY

1. NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORIES, INC.
401 N. 10 STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123
OWNER: HARRY POLLACK, PRESIDENT

2. IDEAL SUPPLY, INC.
4321 N.E. 12 TERRACE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334
OWNER: JORGE F. MANRESA, PRESIDENT

ALTERNATE

3. NATIONAL CHEMICAL LABORATORIES, INC.
401 N. 10 STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19123
OWNER: HARRY POLLACK, PRESIDENT

4. IDEAL SUPPLY, INC.
4321 N.E. 12 TERRACE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334
OWNER: JORGE F. MANRESA, PRESIDENT

5. Reject Item 3.

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

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM

F-22 COMMISSIONING OF D. STEPHENSON CONSTRUCTION, 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 SOUTHRIDGE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 19355 SW 114 AVENUE, MIAMI, FL 33157, PROJECT NO. 01338200

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission D. Stephenson Construction, 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 Southridge Senior High School, located at 19355 SW 114 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33157, Project No. 01338200, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $42,142 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-23 COMMISSIONING OF STOBS BROS. CONSTRUCTION CO., 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, FL 33183, PROJECT No. 01339300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Stobs Bros. Construction Co., 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 $33,000 for Pre-construction Services; and

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

F-24 COMMISSIONING OF D. STEPHENSON CONSTRUCTION, INC., AS THE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR PRE-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES RELATED TO A GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 15640 NE 8 AVENUE, NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL 33162, PROJECT NO. 01337300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission D. Stephenson Construction, Inc., as the Construction Management at Risk firm for Pre-construction Services related to a General Obligation Bond funded Renovations and Repairs Project at Oak Grove Elementary School, located at 15640 NE 8 Avenue, North Miami Beach, Florida 33162, Project No. 01337300, as follows:

1) a lump sum fee of $22,118 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-25 COMMISSIONING OF ZYSCOVICH, INC., AS AN ADDITIONAL ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEERING PROJECTS CONSULTANT (A/EPC) FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $2.0 MILLION EACH FOR A FOUR YEAR TERM

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Zyscovich, Inc., as an additional Architectural/Engineering Projects Consultant for miscellaneous projects up to $2.0 Million each for a four-year term, based on negotiated fees in accordance with Attachment “A”; and other terms and conditions as set forth in the body of the agenda item and the Agreement.

F-30 AWARD TO LINK CONSTRUCTION GROUP, INC. A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, DOWNTOWN DORAL CHARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LOCATED AT 5301 NW 84 AVENUE, DORAL, FL 33166; PROJECT NO. 01224800

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, award to Link Construction Corp. Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, located at 5301 NW 84 Avenue, Doral, Florida, 33166 Project No. 01224800 for a total contract price of $7,815,306 including Alternates 1, 3, 4, 5, 6.

LINK CONSTRUCTION GROUP
7003 N. WATERWAY DRIVE SUITE 218
Miami, Fl. 33155

F-60 AWARD BID NO. 056-PP09 – HVAC AND CONTROLS: REPAIR, REPLACE, SUPPLY AND/OR INSTALL

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 056-PP09 – HVAC AND CONTROLS: REPAIR, REPLACE, SUPPLY AND/OR INSTALL, to establish a list of preapproved vendors, to furnish all labor, supervision, equipment and materials necessary, to repair/replace HVAC equipment, controls and related components, for Maintenance Operations, during the term of the bid, effective August 10, 2014 through August 9, 2015, including extensions thereto, as follows:

1. AIR CONTRACTING & REFRIGERATION, INC.
2305 WEST 74 STREET, #203
HIALEAH, FL 33016
OWNER: ALDO J. ROMEU, PRESIDENT

2. ALL PRO MECHANICAL SERVICES, INC.
4773 ACADIAN TRAIL
COCONUT CREEK, FL 33073
OWNER: YANKO BERNAL, PRESIDENT

3. CARRIER CORPORATION
7305 GREENBRIAR PARKWAY
ORLANDO, FL 32819
OWNER: ROBERT MCDONOUGH, C.O.O.

4. CLARK CONTRACTING SOLUTIONS, LLC
D.B.A. FORAIR
13701 S.W. 143 COURT, #101
MIAMI, FL 33186
OWNER: FRANK CLARK, JR., PRESIDENT

5. COLTEC ENGINEERING, INC.
12169 S.W. 131 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33186 M/WBE
OWNER: LORENZO FERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT

6. COOL-BREEZE AIR CONDITIONING CORP.
13120 S.W. 130 TERRACE
MIAMI, FL 33186
OWNER: LOURDES CRAWLEY SECRETARY/TREASURER

7. COOL WATER AIR CONDITIONING, INC.
760 SOUTH SHORE DRIVE
MIAMI BEACH, FL 33141 SBE
OWNER: STEPHEN KERNEY, PRESIDENT

8. DADE RESTAURANT REPAIR SHOP, INC.
14042 N.W. 82 AVENUE
MIAMI LAKES, FL 33016 M/WBE
OWNER: ANTONIO FLECHES, PRESIDENT

9. DEBONAIR MECHANICAL
2649 WEST 81 STREET
HIALEAH, FL 33016
OWNER: SUSAN ALESHIRE, PRESIDENT

10. DESIGN CONTROLS, INC.
D.B.A. DCI SYSTEMS GROUP, INC.
4300 BISCAYNE BLVD., SUITE G05
MIAMI, FL 33137 SBE
OWNER: RAYMOND A. LIOTTA, PRESIDENT

11. FXP CORP.
4900 S.W. 72 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33155 SBE & M/WBE
OWNER: FRANSISCO X. PEREZ, PRESIDENT

12. GREENTEAM SERVICE CORP.
4651 S.W. 51 STREET, BAY 801
DAVIE, FL 33314
OWNER: PATRICK KERNEY

13. JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC.
15901 S.W. 29 STREET, SUITE 801
MIRAMAR, FL 33027
OWNER: ALEX MOLINAROLI CHAIRMAN/PRESIDENT/C.E.O.

14. JORDA ENTERPRISES, INC.
D.B.A. JORDA MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR
8011 N.W. 14 STREET
DORAL, FL 33126 M/WBE
OWNER: JORGE E. GUISASOLA, VICE PRESIDENT

15. KOLDAIRE, INC.
4659 N.W. 103 AVENUE
SUNRISE, FL 33351
OWNER: FRANK O. MONTI, JR., PRESIDENT

16. MASTER MECHANICAL SERVICES, INC.
15181 N.W. 33 PLACE
MIAMI, FL 33054 SBE
OWNER: JOANN PINNA, PRESIDENT

17. MRSE LLC, D.B.A. ROTH SOUTHEAST
2260 S.W. 66 TERRANCE
DAVIE, FL 33317
OWNER: LAWRENCE DAVID MAURER, PRESIDENT

18. PREMIER AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION, INC.
2165 WEST 10 COURT
HIALEAH, FL 33010 SBE/MBE & M/WBE
OWNER: JOSE HERNANDEZ, PRESIDENT

19. PYKE MECHANICAL, INC.
9401 N.W. 106 STREET, SUITE 109
MIAMI, FL 33178
OWNER: WILLARD PYKE, PRESIDENT

20. SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC.
3021 N. COMMERCE PARKWAY
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
OWNER: DARYL D. DULANEY, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.

21. SOUTH DADE AIR CONDITIONING &
REFRIGERATION, INC.
13495 S.W. 260 STREET
NARANJA, FL 33032 SBE & M/WBE
OWNER: PAUL J. MORROW, PRESIDENT

22. TEMPTROL AIR CONDITIONING, INC.
4215 S.W. 72 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33155 SBE & M/WBE
OWNER: RAYMOND LOPEZ, PRESIDENT

23. THERMAL CONCEPTS
2201 COLLEGE AVENUE
DAVIE, FL 33317
OWNER: LAWRENCE D. MAURER, PRESIDENT

24. THERMO AIR, INC.
2875 N. 29 AVENUE
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33020
OWNER: C. RENI DEWIT, PRESIDENT

25. TRANE U.S., INC.
2884 CORPORATE WAY
MIRAMAR, FL 33025
OWNER: MIKE LAMACH, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.

26. WEATHERTROL MAINTENANCE CORP.
7250 N.E. 4 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33138 M/WBE
OWNER: CARLOS I. BORJA, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.

27. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $6,000,000, for the initial contract term, and an amount not to exceed $6,000,000, for the subsequent one (1) year extension period. Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT - SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS BY AND BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA AND SKANSKA USA BUILDING, INC. (ASSOCIATED WITH HOLMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROJECT) (MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT CASE NO. 09-43426 CA 33)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve and execute the Settlement Agreement with Skanska USA Building, Inc.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-3 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING ODYSSEY OF THE MIND CHAMPIONS HOWARD DRIVE ELEMENTARY

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-071 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Odyssey of the Mind Champions Howard Drive Elementary School.

H-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING JAKE MCMASTER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT MAC’S LIBRARY

ACTION PROPOSED BY VICE CHAIR DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-072 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Jake McMaster community service project Mac’s Library.

H-5 STUDENT IDENTITY THEFT

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. RAQUEL REGALADO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, through the Superintendent, direct the Police Chief in conjunction with other departments to develop a comprehensive plan to ensure that the physical and digital collection, use, and storage of the personal information of our students are safeguarded.

H-6 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-073 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING HISTORY MIAMI (replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. RAQUEL REGALADO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-073 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing HistoryMiami.

H-7 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL “WALK TO SCHOOL DAY,” AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “WALKSAFE” PEDESTRIAN SAFETY PROGRAM CURRICULUM, DURING THE WEEK OF THE EVENT

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse the International “Walk to School Day,” and implement the “WalkSafe” pedestrian safety program curriculum during the week of the event.

H-8 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FROM SEPTEMBER 15 THROUGH OCTOBER 15, 2014

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse Hispanic Heritage Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools from September 15 through October 15, 2014.

H-9 SCHOOL BOARD ENDORSEMENT OF “ETHICAL GOVERNANCE DAY 2014” IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPONSORED BY THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION ON ETHICS AND PUBLIC TRUST (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse “Ethical Governance Day 2014” to take place on October 29, 2014 in Miami-Dade County Public Schools sponsored by the Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust.

H-10 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 14-074 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING SOFIA ISABEL DIAZ OF MIAMI LAKES K-8 CENTER AS THE STATE WINNER OF THE SIMFA FOUNDATION’S INVESTWRITE NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 14-074 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Sofia Isabel Diaz of Miami Lakes K-8 Center as the state winner of the SIMFA Foundation’s InvestWrite National Essay Competition.

H-11 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND PARENT STRATEGIES FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

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

1. review current services offered for students with ADHD including classroom management techniques and parent education programs; and,

2. explore whether specialty programs with parental choice options in select schools can improve services for students with ADHD in M-DCPS; and

3. provide a response by the November 19, 2014 School Board meeting.

H-12 request APPROVAL OF resolution no. 14-075 OF the school Board of Miami-Dade county, Florida, recognizing Sandra S. Sears for her outstanding contribution to the Miami-Dade community and to Jackson North Medical Center

H-13 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING COACH CARMEN JACKSON AND THE MIAMI NORTHWESTERN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD TEAM

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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