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

OFFICIAL AGENDA

DECEMBER 6, 2017 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 11:00 A. M.
REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING*
(*Following the conclusion of the regular agenda, but no later than approximately 6:30 P.M.)

PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK TO AN AGENDA ITEM listed for this meeting and/or the REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING, should submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools, 1450 N.E. Second Avenue, Room 102, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 4:30 P.M., MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017.

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

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

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

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

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

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION

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

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

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

B-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-113 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MIAMI-DADE PUBLC DEFENDER CARLOS J. MARTINEZ (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. DOROTHY BENDROSS-MINDINGALL: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-113 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Miami-Dade County Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez.

B-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MR. MARIO J. ARTECONA AND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF GREATER MIAMI (replacement)

B-5 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-114 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM AT G. HOLMES BRADDOCK SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-114 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing the achievements of the Girls Cross Country Team at G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School.

B-6 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-115 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING CHEVRON’S FUEL YOUR SCHOOL PROGRAM (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. SUSIE V. CASTILLO: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-115 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Chevron’s Fuel Your School Program.

B-7 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-112 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE 2017-2018 SUPERINTENDENT’S DISTRICT ADVISORY PANEL FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES INCLUSION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. LAWRENCE S. FELDMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 17-112 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Devon Aire K-8 Center, Fienberg Fisher K-8 Center and Ruben Dario Middle School as the recipients of the 2017-2018 Superintendent’s District Advisory Panel for Students with Disabilities Inclusion Achievement Award.

B-8 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 17-116 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING DR. MARILYN NEFF (revised replacement)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No.17-116 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, recognizing Dr. Marilyn Neff.

SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS

STUDENT PERFORMANCE

  • Miami Arts Studio 6-12 at Zelda Glazer Chorus

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 15, 2017 School Board Meeting

B. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

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

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

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

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

C. ACADEMICS, EVALUATION AND TECHNOLOGY

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

E. INNOVATION GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

  • Proposed Board Member Initiatives
  • Board Member Discussion Issues/New Business

I. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

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

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

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

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS

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

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 2017-2018 EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (EESAC) MEMBERSHIP ROSTERS (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the 2017-2018 Educational Excellence School Advisory Council (EESAC) rosters.

C-2 REQUEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, APPROVE THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS (SIPs) (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the 2017-2018 School Improvement Plans.

C-3 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE A CHARTER SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH KIPP MIAMI, INC., D/B/A KIPP MIAMI SUNRISE ACADEMY (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to negotiate and execute a management agreement with KIPP Miami, Inc., a Florida Not-for-Profit Corporation, d/b/a KIPP Miami Sunrise Academy to provide localized support, strategic planning, staffing recommendations, human resource coordination, facilities development, regulatory compliance, corporate records maintenance, accounting, budgeting, cash management and financial reporting services for the remainder of the term of the charter school contract, with an option to renew and for a fee of up to 10% of funds received by the school through the Florida Education Finance Program per student Full Time Equivalent per year. Additional services, including but not limited to food services and transportation, may be provided under separate contract at cost.

D. PERSONNEL SERVICES AND STUDENT AND SCHOOL SUPPORT

D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL FROM OCTOBER 13, 2017 THROUGH NOVEMBER 16, 2017

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida approve the Personnel Action Listing 1102 for Instructional and Non-Instructional appointments, reassignments, leaves, separations, retirements and resignations from October 13, 2017 through November 16, 2017.

D-21 REQUEST APPROVAL OF APPOINTMENTS, LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS AND ADJUSTMENT OF COMPENSATION OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2017-2018 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the recommendation for appointments, lateral transfers to be effective December 7, 2017, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the item and authorize compensation adjustments upon appointment and thereafter as stipulated in this item.

D-22 RATIFICATION OF THE 2017-2018 TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ADDENDUM TO THE 2015-2018 LABOR CONTRACT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE DADE COUNTY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS' ASSOCIATION (good cause)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, ratify the 2017-2018 Tentative Agreement Addendum to the DCSAA labor contract effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

D-23 RATIFICATION OF THE 2017-2018 TENTATIVE AGREEMENT ADDENDUM TO THE 2015-2018 LABOR CONTRACT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE DADE COUNTY SCHOOL MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEE COMMITTEE (good cause)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, ratify the 2017-2018 Tentative Agreement Addendum to the DCSMEC labor contract effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

D-55 1) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF AGREED UPON DISCIPLINARY ACTION
2) RECOMMENDED ACCEPTANCE OF D ISCIPLINARY ACTION PENDING APPEAL
(revised)

RECOMMENDED: 1) That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, which has been agreed to by the employees.

A) Christopher C. Harvin: suspension without pay from his position as Lead Custodian at Jesse J. Mccrary, Jr.
Elementary School, for seven (7) calendar days, effective December 7, 2017, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 4210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the
Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and
Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

B) Charles S. Richardson: suspension without pay from his position as Custodian at Jesse J. Mccrary, Jr. Elementary
School, for three (3) calendar days, effective December 7, 2017, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 4210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in
accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1 )(f), and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the
Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and
Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

2) That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Superintendent's recommendation for disciplinary action, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing or grievance/arbitration proceeding, if requested.

A) Kenia Hernandez: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from her position as Satellite Assistant at Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School, effective December 7, 2017, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4121.01, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting of All Employees; 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 4210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(1), 1012.32, 1012.40, 435.04, 435.06 and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

B) Derrick Pittman: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from his position as Custodian at Carrie P. Meek/Westview K-8 Center, effective December 7, 2017, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4121.01, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting of All Employees; 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 4210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(1), 1012.32, 1012.40, 435.04, 435.06 and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

C) Yaima C. Rodriguez: suspension without pay and initiation of dismissal proceedings from her position as Part-Time Food Service Worker I at Miami Springs Middle School, effective December 7, 2017, for just cause, including, but not limited to: violation of School Board Policies 4121.01, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting of All Employees; 4210, Standards of Ethical Conduct; and 4210.01, Code of Ethics. This action is taken in accordance with Sections 1001.32(2), 1012.22(1)(1), 1012.32, 1012.40, 435.04, 435.06 and 447.209, Florida Statutes; and Articles II and XI of the Contract between the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

D-65 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF SEVEN NEW CHARTER APPLICATIONS, TWO NEW CHARTER CONTRACTS AND ONE CHARTER CONTRACT AMENDMENT (revised)

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

A. Approve seven new charter school applications and authorize the Superintendent to negotiate a contract reflecting the contents of the applications as approved by the School Board with:

1. (deleted)

2. AcadeMir Charter Schools, Inc., d/b/a AcadeMir Charter School of Math and Science;

3. The City of Aventura (Aventura Charter High School);

4. Beacon College Prep, Inc., d/b/a Beacon College Prep Middle School;

5. BridgePrep Academy, Inc., d/b/a BridgePrep Academy of Miami Dade;

6. Somerset Academy, Inc. d/b/a Somerset Academy Sunset, (High Performing Replication of Somerset Academy Elementary School - South Miami Campus, MSID 2007);

7. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Academy Sunset Middle School, (High Performing Replication of Somerset Academy Middle School - South Miami Campus, MSID 6053); and,

8. Somerset Academy, Inc., d/b/a Somerset Academy Sunset High School, (High Performing Replication of Somerset High School, (MSID 7042).

B. Approve two new charter school contracts with:

1. Downtown Doral Charter Upper School, Inc., (Downtown Doral Charter Upper School), (a) for a 5 year term, commencing July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2023; and (b) to share the facility located at 8390 NW 53 Street, Doral, FL 33166 (Folio No. 35-3022-007-0090) with Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School (MSID 3002), until their permanent facility is completed.

2. KIPP Miami, Inc., d/b/a KIPP Miami Sunrise Academy, (a) for a 5 year term, commencing July 1, 2018, and ending June 30, 2023, subject to approval of a lease by the School Board; and (b) to change the name of the school from KIPP Miami School to KIPP Miami Sunrise Academy.

C. Approve one amended charter contract with AcadeMir Charter Schools, Inc., d/b/a AcadeMir Charter School Middle to increase student enrollment by 145 students from 255 to 400 students commencing July 1, 2017.

D. 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.

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

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

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

E-35 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE TREASURY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive the Annual Report of the activities of the Treasury Advisory Committee for 2017 (Attachment A as shown in the item).

E-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) #17-001-AG, CONSULTING SERVICES, EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAM (revised)

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

1. award its contract for employee benefit consulting services to Aon Consulting, Inc., pursuant to RFP 17-001-AG, Consulting Services, Employee Benefit Program, effective February 1, 2018 for a three-year period with the ability to extend for two additional one-year periods with any changes in fees, terms or conditions to be brought back to the Board for approval at the following hourly rate structure:

Position

Current

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Lead Consultant

$300

$297

$297

$297

Senior Consultant

$275

$272

$272

$272

Consultant

$225

$223

$223

$223

Fellow Actuary

$275

$272

$272

$272

Associate Actuary

$225

$223

$223

$223

Legal Consultant

$360

$356

$356

$356

Clerical

$0

$0

$0

$0

2. approve firm fixed prices for specific actuarial services, audits and development and analysis of RFP projects, effective February 1, 2018 for a three-year period with the ability to extend for two additional one-year periods with any changes in fees, terms or conditions to be brought back to the Board for approval:

Project Description

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

A

State Filing for the Self-Insured Plan (annual)

$8,300

$8,500

$8,700

B

GASB OPEB Valuation Report (annual)

$18,700

$19,300

$19,800

C

GASB Valuation Report for SERP (annual)

$13,500

$13,900

$14,300

D

Quarterly IBNR Valuation Report

$12,800

$13,200

$13,500

E

Quarterly Financial Projections

$64,100

$66,100

$68,000

Project Description

One Time Projects

F

Employee Benefit Related RFP's

$174,400

G

Long Term Care RFP

$40,000

H

Voluntary Flexible Benefits RFP

$75,000

I

Medical Claims Audit

$0*

J

Pharmacy (Rx) Audit

$0*

* Paid directly by Cigna

3. authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contact with Aon Consulting, Inc. for services to be performed, pursuant to RFP 17-001-AG, Consulting Services, Employee Benefit Program.

E-86 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT, AUDITOR’S COMMUNICATION OF AUDIT RESULTS, MANAGEMENT LETTER AND SINGLE AUDIT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2017 (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Auditor’s Communication of Audit Results, Management Letter and Single Audit for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017.

E-87 OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE AUDITS 2017 ANNUAL REPORT AND 2018 ANNUAL AUDIT PLAN AND BUDGET (revised)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Office of Management and Compliance Audits 2017 Annual Report and 2018 Annual Audit Plan and Budget.

E-88 SCOPE OF PROPOSAL FOR AN INDEPENDENT AUDIT/REVIEW OF THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) FUNDED SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (withdrawn)

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve and file the ABAC’s recommendation for the Scope of Proposal For An Independent Audit/Review of The General Obligation Bond (GOB) Funded School Improvement Program.

E-89 AUDIT OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEE FUND, SPECIAL-PURPOSE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS, JUNE 30, 2017 (revised)

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, 2017.

E-141 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-068-CV – DEMOLITION OF PORTABLE CLASSROOMS AND SITE RESTORATION

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-068-CV – DEMOLITION OF PORTABLE CLASSROOMS AND SITE RESTORATION to establish a contract, with preapproved vendors, for the demolition of portable classrooms and site restoration with an initial effective date of December 6, 2017 through December 5, 2019, and may, by mutual agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and the successful bidders, be extended for three (3) additional one (1) year extension periods thereto, as follows:

A. AFT BUILDERS, INC.
6625 MIAMI LAKES DRIVE, SUITE # 427
MIAMI LAKES, FL 33014
OWNER/OFFICER: CARLOS REY VALENTI, PRESIDENT

B. KASAS CONSTRUCTION, INC. MBE
2560 BASE WAY
HOLLYWOOD, FL 33026
OWNER/OFFICER: KAMRAN OKHOVAT, PRESIDENT

C. LEGO CONSTRUCTION COMPANY M/WBE/SBE
1011 SUNNY BROOK ROAD, SUITE # 905
MIAMI, FL 33136
OWNER/OFFICER: LUIS GARCIA, PRESIDENT
HISPANIC AMERICAN

D. PIONEER CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT M/WBE
SERVICES, INC. SBE TIER 2
540 N. W. 165TH STREET ROAD, SUITE # 307
MIAMI, FL 33169
OWNER/OFFICER: D. RUEL MILES, PRESIDENT
AFRICAN AMERICAN

E. THE BG GROUP, LLC
1140 HOLLAND DRIVE, SUITE # 19
BOCA RATON, FL 33487
OWNER/OFFICER: IVY FRADIN, MANAGING MEMBER

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

MBE = MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

SBE = SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

M/WBE= MINORITY/WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

E-142 AWARD INVITATION TO BID NO. ITB-16-032-HR – HVAC PARTS AND SUPPLIES, MANUFACTURER DISCOUNT

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

1. AWARD Invitation To Bid No. ITB-16-032-HR HVAC PARTS AND SUPPLIES, MANUFACTURER DISCOUNT to secure single, fixed, percentage discounts from the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) list, to purchase HVAC equipment, parts, and supplies for Maintenance Operations for The School Board of Miami-County, Florida, with an effective date of December 6, 2017 through December 5, 2019, including extensions thereto, as follows:

CATERGORY 1: MISCELLANEOUS PARTS & SUPPLIES

A. ALLIED CONTROLS INCORPORATED
1706 EAST SEMORAN BOULEVARD, SUITE #128
APOPKA, FL 32703
OWNER/OFFICER: KATHLEEN JOHNSON, PRESIDENT

B. CENTURY AAA LTD d/b/a AAA SUPPLY

590 W. 84 STREET
HIALEAH, FL 33014
OWNER/OFFICER: PEDRO DEDESMA, PRESIDENT

C. CMH SOLUTIONS, INC
6917 VISTA PARKWAY NORTH, SUITE 2
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33411
OWNER: JEFF STANO, SALES ENGINEER

D. DESIGN CONTROLS, INC. d/b/a DCI SYSTEMS GROUP
4300 BISCAYNE BLVD., SUITE G05
MIAMI, FL 33137
OWNER/OFFICER: RAYMOND LIOTTA, PRESIDENT

E. ECONOMIC ELECTRIC MOTORS
4075 N.W. 79 AVENUE
DORAL, FL 33166
OWNER/OFFICER: ALAN ALAVI, PRESIDENT

F. P.E.C.O. ENTERPRISES, INC. M/WBE/SBE TIER1
2400 WEST 84 STREET, SUITE 12
HIALEAH, FL 33016
OWNER/OFFICER: MERCEDES HERMIDA, PRESIDENT

G. STROMQUIST & COMPANY, INC.
3032-B MERCY DRIVE
ORLANDO, FL 32808
OWNER/OFFICER: SAM LINDLEY, PRESIDENT

H. THE WARE GROUP LLC d/b/a JOHNSTONE SUPPLY
11710 CENTRAL PARKWAY
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32244
OWNER: CHRISTOPHER WARE, CEO

I. TRANE US, INC.
2660 NW 89 COURT
MIAMI, FL 33172
OWNER/OFFICER: CARLOS DIAZ – AREA REPRESENTATIVE

J. WACO FILTERS CORPORATION
11701 N.W. 100 ROAD, SUITE 1
MEDLEY, FL 33178
OWNER/OFFICER: JUDY UNDERCUFFLER, VICE PRESIDENT

CATERGORY 2: EQUIPMENT

K. ALLIED CONTROLS INCORPORATED
1706 EAST SEMORAN BOULEVARD, SUITE #128
APOPKA, FL 32703
OWNER/OFFICER: KATHLEEN JOHNSON, PRESIDENT

L. CMH SOLUTIONS, INC
6917 VISTA PARKWAY NORTH, SUITE 2
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33411
OWNER/OFFICER: JEFF STANO, SALES ENGINEER

M. CONDO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY, INC. M/WBE
3746 E. 10TH COURT
HIALEAH, FL 33013
OWNER/OFFICER: JORGE G. ESPINOLA, PRESIDENT

N. DESIGN CONTROLS, INC. d/b/a DCI SYSTEMS GROUP
4300 BISCAYNE BLVD., SUITE G05
MIAMI, FL 33137
OWNER/OFFICER: RAYMOND LIOTTA, PRESIDENT

O. ECONOMIC ELECTRIC MOTORS
4075 N.W. 79 AVENUE
DORAL, FL 33166
OWNER/OFFICER: ALAN ALAVI, PRESIDENT

P. P.E.C.O. ENTERPRISES, INC. M/WBE/SBE TIER1
2400 WEST 84 STREET, SUITE 12
HIALEAH, FL 33016
OWNER/OFFICER: MERCEDES HERMIDA, PRESIDENT

Q. STROMQUIST & COMPANY, INC.
3032-B MERCY DRIVE
ORLANDO, FL 32808
OWNER/OFFICER: SAM LINDLEY, PRESIDENT

R. THE WARE GROUP LLC d/b/a JOHNSTONE SUPPLY
11710 CENTRAL PARKWAY
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32244
OWNER/OFFICER: CHRISTOPHER WARE, CEO

S. UNITED REFRIGERATION, INC.
2400 NW 23RD STREET
MIAMI, FL 33142
OWNER/OFFICER: ANDREA DEVONPORT – AREA REP

2. Reject the following Equipment items due to no Bid: 3, 4, 12, 21, 22, 24, 37, 38, 40-42, 49, 54-55, 56, 58, 59, 64, 69, 75, 78, 81, 84, 85, 86, 90, 94, 102, 107, 108, 113, 114, 117, 118, and 120.

3. 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 $3,000,000 for each subsequent one (1) year extension period(s). Board authorization of this recommendation does not mean the amount shown will be expended.

MBE = MICRO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

SBE = SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

M/WBE= MINORITY/WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

E-201 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT GRANT AWARDS FOR SIX PROGRAMS FROM ONE FUNDING SOURCE 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 six grant awards from:

a. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the District Instructional Leadership and Faculty Development Grant, in the approximate amount of $799,788, for the grant period of July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018;

b. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Schools of Hope – Whole School Transformation Model – Lorah Park Elementary School, in the approximate amount of $798,000, for the grant period of August 15, 2017, through June 30, 2019;

c. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Schools of Hope – Whole School Transformation Model – Toussaint L’Ouverture Elementary School, in the approximate amount of $880,000, for the grant period of August 15, 2017, through June 30, 2019;

d. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Schools of Hope – Whole School Transformation Model – West Homestead K-8 Center, in the approximate amount of $1,508,000, for the grant period of August 15, 2017, through June 30, 2019;

e. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Schools of Hope – Whole School Transformation Model – Homestead Middle School, in the approximate amount of $1,284,000, for the grant period of August 15, 2017, through June 30, 2019; and

f. Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding under the Schools of Hope – Whole School Transformation Model – Miami Carol City Senior High School, in the approximate amount of $2,432,000, for the grant period of August 15, 2017, through June 30, 2019.

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

a. College of William and Mary School of Education in the approximate amount of $334,841, in support of the District Instructional Leadership and Faculty Development Grant.

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 amount 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.

NOTICE
MEETING OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD FOUNDATION INC.
A meeting of the Miami-Dade County School Board Foundation, Inc. (The "Foundation") will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 immediately following the "E" items of the meeting of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Agenda Items are:

A. Call to Order

B. Close Agenda

C. Purpose of Meeting

1) Elections of Officers:
    Chair
    Vice Chair
    Superintendent of Schools - President and Secretary
    Chief Financial Officer- Vice President and Treasurer
    Treasurer - Assistant Secretary
2) Acceptance of

D. Othe Business and Adjournment

F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION

F-1 THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO:

1) EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT (“LEASE AGREEMENT”) BETWEEN KIPP MIAMI, INC., A FLORIDA NOT FOR PROFIT CORPORATION D/B/A KIPP MIAMI SUNRISE ACADEMY (“KIPP MIAMI”), AND THE SCHOOL BOARD, FOR USE OF CLASSROOM AND ANCILLARY SPACE AT POINCIANA PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (“SCHOOL”), LOCATED AT 6745 N.W. 23 AVENUE, UNINCORPORATED MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA 33147, FOR THE OPERATION OF A COLLEGE-PREPARATORY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL. THE TERM OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT SHALL BE FOR A ONE YEAR INITIAL PERIOD, WITH KIPP MIAMI TO HAVE FOUR ADDITIONAL ONE-YEAR EXTENSION PERIODS AT ITS SOLE OPTION;

2) FINALIZE NEGOTIATIONS AND EXECUTE ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS OR AGREEMENTS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND TO EXECUTE AMENDMENTS TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT WITHIN THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE SUPERINTENDENT BY THE SCHOOL BOARD; AND

3) GRANT OR DENY ANY APPROVALS REQUIRED UNDER THE LEASE AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION, ALTERATIONS OR MODIFICATIONS WITHIN THE DEMISED PREMISES OR SCHOOL, INCLUDING ADDITIONAL MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES, REDUCING THE AREA OCCUPIED BY KIPP MIAMI IN ANY AMOUNT, INCREASING THE AREA OCCUPIED BY KIPP MIAMI UP TO FIFTY PERCENT OF THE ENTIRE SCHOOL, CANCELING OR TERMINATING THE LEASE AGREEMENT, AND PLACING KIPP MIAMI 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 (“Lease Agreement”) between KIPP Miami, Inc., a Florida not for profit corporation d/b/a KIPP Miami Sunrise Academy (“KIPP Miami”), and the School Board, for use of classroom and ancillary space at Poinciana Park Elementary School (“School”), located at 6745 N.W. 23 Avenue, unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida 33147, for the operation of a college-preparatory public charter school. The term of the Lease Agreement shall be for a one year initial period, with KIPP Miami to have four additional one-year extension periods at its sole option, all under, substantially, the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item; and

2. finalize negotiations and execute any other documents or agreements necessary to effectuate the Lease Agreement, and to execute amendments to the Lease Agreement within the authority granted to the Superintendent by the School Board; and

3. grant or deny any approvals required under the Lease Agreement, including, without limitation, authorizing construction, alterations or modifications within the Demised Premises or School, including additional maintenance activities, reducing the area occupied by KIPP Miami in any amount, increasing the area occupied by KIPP Miami up to fifty percent of the entire School, canceling or terminating the Lease Agreement, and placing KIPP Miami in default, as may be applicable.

F-26 COMMISSIONING OF RODRIGUEZ ARCHITECTS, INC., AS ARCHITECT/ENGINEER OF RECORD (A/E), SHELTERED MARKET SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE FOR PART 2 SERVICES (FULL A/E SERVICES) FOR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AT SOUTH MIAMI MIDDLE SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 6750 S.W. 60 STREET, SOUTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 33143, PROJECT NUMBER 01530300

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Rodriguez Architects, Inc., as Architect/Engineer of Record (A/E), Sheltered Market Small Business Enterprise, for Part 2 services (Full A/E Services) for General Obligation Bond funded Renovations at South Miami Middle School, located at 6750 S.W. 60 Street, South Miami, Florida 33143, Project Number 01530300, as follows:

1) A lump sum fee of $170,000 for Part 2 services; and

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

F-27 AUTHORIZATION TO ADD THE FOLLOWING GEOTECHNICAL AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TESTING & ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT SERVICES SUB-CONSULTANTS TO THE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH WSP USA INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE AGREEMENT:

  • AMEC FOSTER WHEELER ENVIRONMENT & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC.
  • NUTTING ENGINEERS OF FLORIDA, INC.
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICE INDUSTRIES, INC.

RECOMMENDED: That the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorize the addition of the following Geotechnical and Construction Materials Testing & Environmental Assessment Services Sub-consultants to the Program Management Support Services Agreement with WSP USA Inc., in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Agreement:

  • AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
  • Nutting Engineers of Florida, Inc.
  • Professional Service Industries, Inc.

F-40 CHANGE ORDER CONFIRMATION OR APPROVAL

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

B-1. Change Order No. 7 on Project No. 01329500, General Obligation Bond (GOB) funded replacement, Bunche Park Elementary for an additional cost of $6,545.55.

B-2. Change Order No. 3 on Project No. 01439300, GOB funded, New K-8 Center in Doral (Phase 1), Dr. Toni Bilbao Preparatory Academy for an additional cost of $9,524.00.

F-41 AWARD GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE TO THORNTON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. FOR THE GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND FUNDED RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROJECT AT GRATIGNY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 11905 NORTH MIAMI AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33168; PROJECT NUMBER 01433600

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida award the Guaranteed Maximum Price to Thornton Construction Company, Inc. for the General Obligation Bond funded renovations and repairs project at Gratigny Elementary School, located at 11905 North Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida 33168; Project Number 01433600, in the amount of $4,604,933.00 which includes owner’s contingency in the amount of $176,409.00

G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY

G-1 PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

SETTLEMENT OF SUFFOLK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. V. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIRCUIT CASE NO. 2017-008709 CA 24

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve and execute the Settlement Agreement with Suffolk Construction Company Inc.

H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Proposed Board Member Initiatives

H-8 WORKSHOP TO REVIEW OPTIONS FOR ENHANCED EFFICIENCY AT COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEETINGS (withdrawn)

ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to conduct a workshop to discuss options that would increase the efficiency of our committee and School Board Meetings.

H-10 COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF WHITE FLEET (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida authorizes the Superintendent to:

a. conduct an assessment of the SBAB Motor Pool and SBAB Administration Vehicles;

b. create a schedule of maintenance for the vehicles; and

c. report all information to the Board no later than March 2018.

H-11 PREVENTING, EDUCATING, AND RAISING AWARENESS OF HOW TO PROTECT AGAINST SEXUAL PREDATORS/SEXUAL MOLESTATION (revised)

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

1. explore the best mechanism to implement a program where students at the elementary, middle and high school grade levels receive instruction on identifying warning signs of inappropriate adult behavior that can lead to sexual molestation, and recognizing, stopping, and reporting sexual misconduct; and,

2. institute a districtwide campaign on the importance of speaking out should one become or suspect someone is a victim of an act of sexual molestation;

3. review, and as legally appropriate, revise adult/child communication protocols;

4. explore creating a class in The Parent Academy where parents are taught how to help their children identify signs of inappropriate adult behaviors, use evasion techniques, and recognize changes in children’s behavior which would result from victimization; and

5. provide a report to the School Board no later than February 21, 2018.

H-12 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 “2018 MIAMI NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR” ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2018 (revised)

ACTION PROPOSED BY CHAIR 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 “2018 Miami National College Fair” on Sunday, February 25, 2018.

H-13 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO EXPLORE THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE READING THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY (revised)

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

1) explore the development and implementation of a Miami-Dade County Public Schools Reading Campaign; and

2) report back to the School Board by February 21, 2018.

H-14 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO ENDORSE JANUARY 2018 AS NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH (revised 2)

ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. MARIA TERESA ROJAS: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorse January 2018 as National Mentoring Month in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

H-15 FOSTERING INCLUSION IN THE DISTRICT’S GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM

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

a. Explore the feasibility and legality of implementing additional programs that may foster increased participation by SBE/MBE and M/WBE in M-DCPS business opportunities;

b. Provide a report to the Board delineating the progress made as it relates to increasing participation by SBE/MBE and M/WBE businesses as part of the GOB Program within the past 5 years, including a detailed report on the proceeds received by SBE/MBE and M/WBE firms as a result of District inclusion efforts; and

c. Report on the aforementioned items to the Board by the April 25, 2018 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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