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School Board of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
MEETING AGENDA
April 18, 2007
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THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
Miami, Florida
OFFICIAL AGENDA
APRIL 18, 2007 REGULAR BOARD MEETING 1:00 P.M.
ABC PUBLIC HEARING 6:00 P.M.
REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING (Approximately) 6:30 P.M.
PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK TO AN AGENDA ITEM listed for this meeting and/or the REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING, scheduled for approximately 6:30 P.M., 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, APRIL 16, 2007.
Speakers List / Supplemental List will generally be posted on Tuesday PM or Wednesday AM prior to the meeting.
Citizens who wish to speak on matters not on the agenda, or on agenda items that appear on the consent agenda, will be heard at the public hearing held at approximately 6:30 p.m. during the regularly scheduled Board meeting.
PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK AT THE PUBLIC HEARING ON ATTENDANCE should submit a written request to the Superintendent of Schools, 1450 N.E. Second Avenue, Room 158, Miami, Florida 33132, NO LATER THAN 12:00 NOON, TUES DAY, APRIL 17, 2007.
Pursuant to Board Rule 6Gx13-8C-1.17, 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. The request must state the person's name, address and subject. 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].


1:00 P.M.
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MOMENT OF SILENT MEDITATION
SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS
STUDENT PERFORMANCE:
- Kyle Benford of David Lawrence Jr. K-8 Center will perform Mozart’s Turkish March on piano
AGENDA ITEMS ADDED AFTER PUBLICATION OF THE AGENDA
DISCLOSURE OF VOTING CONFLICTS
CONSENT AGENDA
APPROVAL OF BID OPENING LISTSMarch 1, 13, 15, 20, 21, 22, and 27, 2007
APPROVAL OF BOARD MINUTES:  March 14, and March 19, 2007
BOARD MEMBER RESOLUTIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
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 ATTORNE
H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
Resolutions and Recognitions (Immediately following Consent Agenda)Proposed Board Member InitiativesBoard Member Discussion IssuesCorrespondence, Reports and Other Information (Pre-Taped Items)
ABC PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKERS WILL BE HEARD AT 6:00 P.M.
REGULAR PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKERS AND/OR SPEAKERS TO CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS WILL BE HEARD AT APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M.

A. SUPERINTENDENT’S PRIORITY ITEMS
A-1 SUPERINTENDENT’S INFORMATIONAL REPORTS TO THE BOARD ON SELECTED TOPICS (revised 3)
  • Student Recognitions – Logo Design for New Soccer Team
  • Parent Conferences
  • Update on Scorecards - Internal Model of Accountability
  • M-DCPS Finalist for Broad Prize for Urban Education
  • Recognition of Miami Heat - M-DCPS Partnership
  • Legislative Update
A-2 AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO FORM AN EDUCATION COMPACT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to form an Education Compact between Miami-Dade County Public Schools and The City of Miami Gardens.
A-3 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ 2006 UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN FINAL REPORT
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ 2006 United Way Campaign Final Report.
A-4 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-21 URGING CONGRESSMAN RON KLEIN, CONGRESSMAN ALCEE HASTINGS, CONGRESSWOMAN ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN, CONGRESSMAN KENDRICK MEEK, CONGRESSMAN LINCOLN DIAZ-BALART, CONGRESSMAN MARIO DIAZ-BALART, AND CONGRESSWOMAN DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ TO FULLY SUPPORT THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND IMPROVEMENTS ACT OF 2007, H.R.648 BY BECOMING A CO-SPONSOR OF THE BILL
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 07-21 urging Congressman Ron Klein, Congressman Alcee Hastings, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Congressman Kendrick Meek, Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to fully support The No Child Left Behind Improvements Act of 2007, H.R.648 by becoming a co-sponsor of the bill.
B. BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
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, April 18, 2007 immediately following the Board Member Announcements 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. Election of Additional Officers
2. Consideration of Resolution 07-01 for Certificates of Participation, Series 2007A
3. Consideration of Resolution 07-02 for Certificates of Participation, Series 2007B and 2007C
D. Other Business and Adjournment
C. INSTRUCTIONAL EXCELLENCE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
C-1 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO OPERATE PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, BIRTH THROUGH AGE TWO, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,591,086, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into contractual agreements with four community agencies to operate programs for students with disabilities, birth through age two, in an amount not to exceed $3,591,086, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008, as follows:
1. Association for Retarded Citizens of South Florida, Inc., will serve a maximum of 122 students, in an amount not to exceed $1,266,265;
2. Easter Seals South Florida, Inc., will serve a maximum of 110 students, in an amount not to exceed $933,924;
3. University of Miami Debbie Institute will serve a maximum of 80 students, in an amount not to exceed $694,277; and
4. United Cerebral Palsy Association of Miami, Inc., will serve a maximum of 76 students, in an amount not to exceed $696,620.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-2 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH- CHILDREN’S MEDICAL SERVICES EARLY STEPS, TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO 60 COCAINE-EXPOSED STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, BIRTH THROUGH AGE TWO, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $855,836, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contractual agreement with the University of Miami, the Department of Health-Children’s Medical Services Early Steps, to provide educational services to 60 cocaine-exposed students with disabilities, birth through age two, in an amount not to exceed $855,836, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-3 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,046,019, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into contractual agreements with the following community agencies to provide educational and related services to a maximum of 298 SWD, in a total maximum amount not to exceed $3,046,019, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008:
  • Association for the Development of the Exceptional, Inc., to a maximum of 25 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $249,297;
  • Center for Independent Living, to a maximum of 25 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $321,212;
  • Easter Seals South Florida, Inc., (culinary arts) to a maximum of 30 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $302,571;
  • Easter Seals South Florida, Inc., (janitorial/environmental services) to a maximum of 25 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $249,297;
  • Exceptional Development Corporation of South Florida, to a maximum of 40 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $406,143;
  • Goodwill Industries of South Florida, Inc., to a maximum of 38 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $377,564;
  • Jewish Community Services of South Florida, Inc., to a maximum of 25 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $249,297;
  • National Mentor Healthcare, LLC d/b/a Florida Mentor, to a maximum of 20 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $196,022;
  • Research and Services Foundation D/B/A/ Psychological Services Center, to a maximum of 25 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $249,297;
  • Sunrise Community Inc., (Haven Center) to a maximum of 25 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $249,297; and
  • Sunrise Community, Inc., (Miami Lakes) to a maximum of 20 SWD, in an amount not to exceed $196,022.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-4 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH SUNRISE COMMUNITY, INC., AND UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF MIAMI, INC., TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES TO PROFOUNDLY MENTALLY HANDICAPPED STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $358,257, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into contractual agreements with the following community agencies, in an amount not to exceed $358,257, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008:
1. Sunrise Community, Inc., to provide educational and related services to a maximum of six profoundly mentally handicapped students, in an amount not to exceed $119,419; and
2. United Cerebral Palsy Association of Miami, Inc., to provide educational and related services to a maximum of 12 profoundly mentally handicapped students, in an amount not to exceed $238,838.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-5 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS TO PROVIDE SPECIALIZED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SERVICES FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE-IMPAIRED STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $293,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into a contractual agreement with Florida International University (FIU) Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to provide specialized speech and language services for speech and language-impaired students, in an amount not to exceed $293,000, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to School Board Rule 6Gx13-3F-1.021, for FIU based on specific expertise.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the Other Federal Programs Fund (Contracted Programs Fund) of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-6 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH EIGHT INTERPRETER OR CAPTION/COMPUTER-ASSISTED REAL-TIME TRANSCRIPTION (CART) PROVIDER REFERRAL SERVICE AGENCIES TO PROVIDE AMERICAN SIGN-LANGUAGE INTERPRETER/CAPTION AND CART SERVICES FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $1,250,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into contractual agreements with Accessible Communication for the Deaf, Inc.; Accommodating Ideas, Inc.; Carmazzi of Florida, Inc.; CODA Link, Inc.; Deaf Services Bureau, Inc.; Florida Realtime Reporting Services, Inc.; Innovative Communication Services for the Deaf, LLC; and Nationwide Interpreter Resource, Inc., to provide American Sign-Language interpreter/caption and Computer-Real-time Transcription (CART) services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, in an amount not to exceed $1,250,000, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to School Board Rule 6Gx13-3F-1.021, based on specific expertise.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the Other Federal Programs Fund (Contracted Programs Fund) of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-7 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI MAILMAN CENTER FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND SPECIALIZED SPEECH TRAINING FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500,123 EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contractual agreement with the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development to provide educational services and specialized speech training for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, in an amount not to exceed $500,123 effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for the adoption in July 2007.
C-8 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING, TO PROVIDE A PRE-APPRENTICE RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING PROGRAM AND A COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM AT BARBARA GOLEMAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $60,868, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into contractual agreements with Florida International University (FIU), College of Engineering and Computing, to provide a Pre-apprentice Residential Electrical Wiring Program, in an amount not to exceed $29,152, and a Computer Technology Program, in an amount not to exceed $31,716, at Barbara Goleman Senior High School, in a total amount not to exceed $60,868, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to Board Rule 6Gx13- 3F-1.021, for FIU based on specific expertise.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-9 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, TO OPERATE NON-SCHOOL-BASED DAY-TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR SEVERELY EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED AND/OR OTHER ELIGIBLE SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $400,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into a contractual agreement with Miami-Dade County, Florida, Department of Human Services, to operate non-school-based day-treatment programs for severely emotionally disturbed (SED) and/or other eligible special education students, in an amount not to exceed $400,000, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to Board Rule 6Gx13- 3F-1.021, based on specific expertise.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-10 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $41,421, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into contractual agreements with nonpublic schools, to provide educational and related services to students with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $41,421:
1. Kentwood Preparatory School, Lantana, Florida, for a day program for one autistic student, in an amount not to exceed $21,660, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. United Cerebral Palsy Association of Miami, Inc., Miami, Florida, for a day program for one profoundly handicapped student, in an amount not to exceed $19,761, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-11 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA UNIT OF THE RECORDING FOR THE BLIND AND DYSLEXIC (RFB&D) TO PROVIDE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS, CONDUCT OUTREACH ACTIVITIES, PROVIDE LIBRARY SERVICES, AND PRODUCE REQUIRED AUDIO TAPE PRODUCTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into a contractual agreement with the Florida Unit of the Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D) to provide annual institutional memberships, conduct outreach activities, provide library services, and produce required audio tape products, in an amount not to exceed $200,000, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to Board Rule 6Gx13- 3F-1.021, for RFB&D as the sole source provider of these services.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the Other Federal Programs Fund (Contracted Programs Fund) of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-12 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH BEST BUDDIES INTERNATIONAL, INC., TO PROVIDE A PROGRAM WHICH INCREASES ONE-TO-ONE FRIENDSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES IN MIDDLE SCHOOLS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $98,600, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into a contractual agreement with Best Buddies International, Inc., to provide a program which increases one-to-one friendship opportunities for students with and without intellectual disabilities in 17 middle schools, in an amount not to exceed $98,600, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to Board Rule 6Gx13- 3F-1.021.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the Other Federal Programs Fund (Contracted Programs Fund) of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-13 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE BERTHA ABESS CHILDREN’S CENTER, INC. (BACC), TO PROVIDE SPECIALIZED CLINICAL THERAPY AND PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATION SERVICES IN SIX (6) BACC DAY-TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR SEVERELY EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED ELEMENTARY STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $600,000, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2008
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into a contractual agreement with The Bertha Abess Children’s Center, Inc. (BACC), to provide specialized clinical therapy and psychiatric consultation services in six (6) BACC day-treatment programs for severely emotionally disturbed (SED) elementary students, in an amount not to exceed $600,000, effective July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008; and
2. grant an exception to Board Rule 6Gx13-3F-1.021, based on specific expertise.
The appropriation for this item will be included in the General Fund of the 2007-2008 Tentative Budget to be recommended for adoption in July 2007.
C-14 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE CONVERSION OF FIENBERG/FISHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM A K-6 SCHOOL TO A K-8 CENTER
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. approve the application to convert Fienberg/Fisher Elementary School from a K-6 grade configuration to a K-8 Center; and
2. authorize the inclusion of funding for parking and traffic safety improvements in the amount of $150,000, as part of the next annual update of the five-year capital plan.
C-17 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH EXCEL ACADEMY, INC., ON BEHALF OF EXCEL ACADEMY MIDDLE CHARTER SCHOOL
RECOMMENDED: Recognizing that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, has previously approved the charter school application, it is recommended that the Board grant approval of the charter school contractual agreement with EXcel Academy, Inc., on behalf of EXcel Academy Middle Charter School for a term of five years, commencing with the 2007-2008 school year, and continuing throughout the term of the contract, which expires on June 30, 2012, and concludes in the 2011-2012 school year.
C-18 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH EXCEL ACADEMY, INC., ON BEHALF OF EXCEL ACADEMY MIDDLE CHARTER SCHOOL, NORTH
RECOMMENDED: Recognizing that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, has previously approved the charter school application, it is recommended that the Board grant approval of the charter school contractual agreement with EXcel Academy, Inc., on behalf of EXcel Academy Middle Charter School, North, for a term of five years, commencing with the 2007-2008 school year, and continuing throughout the term of the contract, which expires on June 30, 2012, and concludes in the 2011-2012 school year.
C-21 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH LAWRENCE ACADEMY, INC., ON BEHALF OF LAWRENCE ACADEMY ELEMENTARY CHARTER SCHOOL
RECOMMENDED: Recognizing that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, has previously approved the charter school application, it is recommended that the Board:
1. approve the change of the initial year of the contract to the 2008-2009 school year; and
2. grant approval of the charter school contractual agreement with Lawrence Academy, Inc., on behalf of Lawrence Elementary Academy Charter School for a term of ten years, commencing with the 2008-2009 school year, and continuing throughout the term of the contract, which expires on June 30, 2018, and concludes in the 2017-2018 school year.
C-22 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH LAWRENCE ACADEMY, INC., ON BEHALF OF LAWRENCE ACADEMY SENIOR HIGH CHARTER SCHOOL
RECOMMENDED: Recognizing that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, has previously approved the charter school application, it is recommended that the Board grant approval of the charter school contractual agreement with Lawrence Academy, Inc., on behalf of Lawrence Academy Senior High Charter School for a term of ten years, commencing with the 2007-2008 school year, and continuing throughout the term of the contract, which expires on June 30, 2017, and concludes in the 2016-2017 school year.
C-24 REQUEST SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI COMMUNITY CHARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL, INC., ON BEHALF OF MIAMI COMMUNITY CHARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
RECOMMENDED: Recognizing that The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, has previously approved the charter school application, it is recommended that the Board grant approval of the charter school contractual agreement with Miami Community Charter Middle School, Inc., on behalf of Miami Community Charter Middle School for a term of five years, commencing with the 2007-2008 school year, and continuing throughout the term of the contract, which expires on June 30, 2012, and concludes in the 2011-2012 school year.
C-26 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO AMEND EXISTING CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH SEVEN INTERPRETER OR CAPTION/COMPUTER-ASSISTED REALTIME TRANSCRIPTION (CART) REFERRAL SERVICE AGENCIES TO PROVIDE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER OR CAPTION/CART SERVICES FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING STUDENTS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $550,000, EFFECTIVE APRIL 19, 2007, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2007
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to amend existing contractual agreements with Accessible Communication for the Deaf, Inc.; Accommodating Ideas, Inc.; Adriana Schaked Translations, LLC.; CODA Link, Inc.; Deaf Services Bureau, Inc.; Florida Realtime Reporting Services, Inc.; and Nationwide Interpreter Resource, Inc., to provide American Sign Language Interpreter or Caption/Computer Assisted Realtime Transcription (CART) services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students, in an amount not to exceed $550,000, effective April 19, 2007, through June 30, 2007.
The appropriation for this item is included in the Other Federal Programs Fund (Contracted Programs Fund) of the 2006-2007 Adopted Budget.
C-50 EXPULSION OF STUDENT GRADE: 08
CASE NO: SM-33 (2006-2007) DOB: 08-20-91
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. expel the student specified in the supplemental material SM-33 (2006-2007), furnished under separate cover to Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2006-2007 school year, 2007 summer session, and the 2007-2008 school year;
2. provide educational services in an opportunity school or alternative program during the term of the expulsion; and
3. following the term of the expulsion, permit the student to be returned to a regular school program in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, if approved by School Operations.
C-51 EXPULSION OF STUDENT GRADE: 08
CASE NO: SM-34 (2006-2007) DOB: 02-21-93
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. expel the student specified in the supplemental material SM-34 (2006-2007), furnished under separate cover to Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2006-2007 school year, 2007 summer session, and the 2007-2008 school year;
2. provide educational services in an opportunity school or alternative program during the term of the expulsion; and
3. following the term of the expulsion, permit the student to be returned to a regular school program in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, if approved by School Operations.
C-52 EXPULSION OF STUDENT GRADE: 06
CASE NO: SM-35 (2006-2007) DOB: 09-29-93
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. expel the student specified in the supplemental material SM-35 (2006-2007), furnished under separate cover to Board members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools for the maximum time permitted under law, which is the 2006-2007 school year, 2007 summer session, and the 2007-2008 school year;
2. provide educational services in an opportunity school or alternative program during the term of the expulsion; and
3. following the term of the expulsion, permit the student to be returned to a regular school program in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, if approved by School Operations.
C-53 EXPULSION OF STUDENT GRADE: 10
CASE NO: SM-38 (2006-2007) DOB: 01-06-90
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, expel the student specified in the supplemental material SM-38 (2006-2007), furnished under separate cover to Board Members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assign the student to an alternative education program for his/her tenure in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
C-54 EXPULSION OF STUDENT GRADE: 10
CASE NO: SM-39 (2006-2007) DOB: 09-26-88
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, expel the student specified in the supplemental material SM-39 (2006-2007), furnished under separate cover to Board Members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assign the student to an alternative education program for his/her tenure in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
C-55 EXPULSION OF STUDENT GRADE: 11
CASE NO: SM-43 (2006-2007) DOB: 05-09-89
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, expel the student specified in the supplemental material SM-43 (2006-2007), furnished under separate cover to Board Members, from the regular and adult programs of Miami-Dade County Public Schools and assign the student to an alternative education program for his/her tenure in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
C-70 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE EDUCATION SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR THE 2007-2008 SCHOOL YEAR, WITH A START DATE OF AUGUST 9, 2007.
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the Juvenile Justice Education School Calendar – 2007-2008, with a start date of August 9, 2007.
C-71 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH ED O’DELL AND ASSOCIATES, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $42,000, TO PRODUCE SEGMENTS AND HOST THE SERIES “CLASS ACT,” A PUBLIC AFFAIRS TELEVISION SHOW ON EDUCATION AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools to:
1. enter into a contractual agreement with Ed O’Dell and Associates Inc., in an amount not to exceed $42,000, to produce segments and host the series “Class Act,” a magazine-style public affair television series about education and Miami-Dade County Public Schools; and
2. grant and exception to School Board Rule 6Gx13-3F-1.021 based on specific expertise.
C-72 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TO ENTER INTO COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI DADE COLLEGE, HOMESTEAD CAMPUS, TO PROVIDE A FULL TIME DUAL ENROLLMENT HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 2007-2008 SCHOOL YEAR
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. enter into a cooperative agreement with Miami Dade College, Homestead Campus, to establish a fourth site for the School for Advanced Studies (SAS) for the 2007-2008 school year; and
2. renew the cooperative agreement annually.
C-80 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A GRANT AWARD FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (FLDOE) FOR FUNDING THE MENTORING STUDENT ASSISTANCE INITIATIVES PROGRAM AND ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF MIAMI, INC.
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. accept a grant award from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) for funding the Mentoring Student Assistance Initiatives Program in the total amount of $95,483, for the grant period of July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007;
2. enter into a contractual agreement with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami, Inc., in the amount of $95,483, for the contract period of July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007;
3. extend this program as authorized through official notification from the granting agency in order to complete the goals of the program; and
4. direct Financial Operations to establish appropriations in the amounts approved or as amended by the granting agency; such appropriations to be reported periodically to the Board.
C-100 PROPOSED REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD RULE: INITIAL READING 6Gx13- 1B-1.011, PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT – A HOME-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP
PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW SCHOOL BOARD RULE: INITIAL READING 6Gx13- 1B-1.012, PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT – A HOME-SCHOOL-DISTRICT PARTNERSHIP (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Act to repeal School Board Rule 6Gx13- 1B-1.011, Parental Involvement – A Home-School Partnership and to promulgate new School Board Rule 6Gx13- 1B-1.012, Parental Involvement – A Home-School-District Partnership.
C-102 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 5B-1.061, RANK IN CLASS-GRADE POINT AVERAGE
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended School Board Rule 6Gx13- 5B-1.061, Rank in Class - Grade Point Average, and authorize the Superintendent to file the rule with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 18, 2007.
D. SCHOOL SUPPORT ACCOUNTABILITY
D-1 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHING A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL AT THE DAVID LAWRENCE, JR. K-8 CENTER
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the proposed Memorandum of Understanding between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Florida International University to establish a professional development school at the David Lawrence Jr., K-8 Center.
D-20 PERSONNEL ACTION LISTING OF INSTRUCTIONAL AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL APPOINTMENTS, REASSIGNMENTS, LEAVES AND SEPARATIONS: FEBRUARY 16 - MARCH 14, 2007
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 974.
D-21 APPOINTMENTS AND LATERAL ASSIGNMENTS OF MANAGERIAL EXEMPT, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL FOR 2006-2007 (revised)
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 April 19, 2007 or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, with the exception of the effective dates as noted throughout the agenda item.
D-22 APPOINTMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS OF PERSONNEL NEW TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That effective April 19, 2007, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, appoint:
1. Ms. Sandra A. Alvear to the open budgeted position of Staff Specialist, Evaluation, DCSAA pay grade 40, Office of Performance A Improvement
2. Mr. Eusebio Arias to the open budgeted position of Coordinator o Construction, DCSAA pay grade 40, Facilities Operations, Maintenance
3. Ms. Corina S. Esquiiarosa to the open budgeted position of Coordinator Ill, StateIGovernment Liaison, DCSAA pay grade 42, Governmental Affairs and Land Use
4. Ms. Lawanda M. Lester to the open budgeted position of Coordinator I, Cost Accounting, DCSAA pay grade 40, Facilities Operations, Maintenance
5. Ms. Rita M. Llado to the open budgeted position of Coordinator II, Site Planning, DCSAA pay grade 41, Governmental Affairs and Land Use
6. Mr. Gerald W. Pollock to the open budgeted position of Project Manager I, DCSAA pay grade 40, Capital lmprovement Project
7. Mr. Armando Serrano to the open budgeted position of Coordinator I, Data Control, DCSAA pay grade 40, Office of Performance Development
8. Mr. Quintin D. Tavlor to the open budgeted position of Media Relations Specialist, DCSAA pay grade 36, Public Relations
D-23 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL PERSONNEL ASSIGNED TO TEACH OUT-OF-FIELD FOR THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 27, 2007, THROUGH MARCH 26, 2007
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve instructional personnel assigned to teach out-of-field for the period of February 27, 2007, through March 26, 2007.
D-24 JOB DESCRIPTIONS UPDATE FOR MEP AND/OR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL POSITIONS
RECOMMENDED: That effective April 18, 2007, or as soon thereafter as can be facilitated, The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. approve changes to minimum qualifications for the following DCSAA positions:
a. Director, Food and Nutrition Operations, DCSAA pay grade 46, Food and Nutrition
b. Director, Staff Development/Nutrition Education, DCSAA pay grade 45, Food and Nutrition
c. Food Service Budget Analyst, DCSAA pay grade 43, Food and Nutrition
2. approve changes to minimum qualifications and title change for the following MEP and/or DCSAA positions:
a. Director, Assessment, Research and Data Analysis, MEP pay grade 21, Assessment, Research and Data Analysis
b. Director I, Food Service Facilities and Equipment, DCSAA pay grade 45, Food and Nutrition
D-45 PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW SCHOOL BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 5A-1.041, STUDENT ATTENDANCE – SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
PROPOSED REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 5A-1.04, STUDENT ATTENDANCE—SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the new School Board Rule 6Gx13- 5A-1.041, Student Attendance--Specific Responsibilities, repeal School Board Rule 6Gx13- 5A-1.04, Student Attendance--Specific Responsibilities, and authorize the Superintendent to file the rules with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 18, 2007.
D-46 PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SCHOOL BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 4C-1.021, FINGERPRINTING OF ALL EMPLOYEES PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended School Board Rule 6Gx13- 4C-1.021, Fingerprinting of All Employees Prior to Employment, and authorize the Superintendent to file the rule with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 18, 2007.
D-47 PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW SCHOOL BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 3F-1.024,SCREENING CRITERIA FOR CONTRACTED PERSONNEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE JESSICA LUNSFORD ACT
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt the new School Board Rule 6Gx13- 3F-1.024, Screening Criteria for Contracted Personnel in Accordance with the Jessica Lunsford Act, and authorize the Superintendent to file the new rule with The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, to be effective April 18, 2007.
D-48 PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW SCHOOL BOARD RULE: INITIAL READING 6Gx13- 4C-1.022, EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS AND FINGERPRINTING OF ALL EMPLOYEES (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to promulgate new School Board Rule 6Gx13- 4C-1.022, Employment Standards and Fingerprinting of All Employees.
D-55 RECOMMENDED SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY OF EMPLOYEE 
FOR 30 CALENDAR DAYS PENDING APPEAL
BERT SMITH– SCHOOL BUS DRIVER
NORTH TRANSPORTATION CENTER

RECOMMENDED: That effective April 18, 2007, at the close of the workday, the School Board suspend Mr. Bert Smith, School Bus Driver, at North Transportation Center, for 30 calendar days without pay, pending the outcome of a hearing or grievance/arbitration process, if requested.
D-56 RECOMMENDED SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY OF EMPLOYEE 
FOR 30 WORKDAYS
IHOSVANY P. DIAZ – POOL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
WEST HOMESTEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

RECOMMENDED: That effective April 18, 2007, at the close of the workday, the School Board suspend Mr. Ihosvany P. Diaz, Teacher at West Homestead Elementary School for 30 workdays without pay.
E. INNOVATION, EFFICIENCY AND GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
E-1 MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2007
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, receive and file the Monthly Financial Report for February 2007.
E-25 ISSUANCE OF UP TO $580 MILLION CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION, SERIES 2007A, 2007B, & 2007C AUTHORIZED BY RESOLUTIONS 07-16, 07-17, AND APPOINTMENT OF UNDERWRITING TEAM(S)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. approve Resolutions 07-16 and 07-17 authorizing the issuance of three series of up to $580 million Certificates of Participation, Series 2007A, 2007B and 2007C to fund the construction, reconstruction and renovation of projects listed on Attachment A; and
2. assign the proposed Underwriting Team chosen from the Approved Underwriters List and listed on Attachment B.
E-26 REQUEST FOR BID, FOR UP TO $135.4 MILLION MASTER TECHNOLOGY LEASE PROGRAM
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the release of the Request For Bid, for an amount up to $135.4 million, subject to School Board approval, before the transaction with the successful bidder is completed.
E-36 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH AMERICA SCORES MIAMI FOR THE SERVICE OF SNACKS FOR PARTICIPANTS HOUSED IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FACILITIES FROM APRIL 19, 2007, THROUGH AUGUST 20, 2007
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent of Schools, to enter into contractual agreement with America SCORES Miami, for the Department of Food and Nutrition, to provide snacks for participants housed in Miami-Dade County Public Schools facilities from April 19, 2007, to August 20, 2007.
E-66 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO CONTRACT WITH BENCOR, INC. FOR ADMINISTRATION OF THE TERMINAL LEAVE RETIREMENT PLAN (TLRP)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, contract with Bencor, Inc. as the district’s Terminal Leave Retirement Plan Administrator (TLRP), pursuant to the provisions of State Board Rule 6A-1.012(5) wherein Miami-Dade County Public Schools is purchasing such administrative services pursuant to the provisions of Broward County Public Schools RFP 28-00IV, and Bencor, Inc.’s proposal as approved by Broward County School Board at its meeting of March 19, 2007, inclusive of all terms, conditions, fees and administrative support costs, effective May 15, 2007, to May 15, 2012.
E-141 REQUEST APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTAL AWARD ON TERM CONTRACTS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, APPROVE the supplemental award on the following term contracts, inasmuch as the estimated requirements, previously awarded by the Board, will be exceeded before the contracts’ terms expire.
(1)
Contract No. 169-CC08 – PHYSICAL EDUCATION/ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND UNIFORMS – CATALOG DISCOUNT, is to purchase at an educational discount physical education supplies, equipment and uniforms for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, for the term of the contract, effective June 16, 2006, through June 15, 2007. This supplemental award is requested due to increased usage, renovations and pending requisitions totaling $20,000. The previous contract usage averaged $29,503.77 per month, while this year’s usage has averaged $38,944.98 per month. The supplemental amount requested is based on the average monthly expenditure, times the twelve (12) month contract period, minus the original award amount.
Fund Source0100 - General
M/WBE EligibilityNone
1. BIGGER FASTER STRONGER, INC.
843 WEST 2400 SOUTH
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84119
OWNER: GREG SHEPARD, PRESIDENT
2. GENESIS APPAREL
D.B.A. GOPHER SPORT
220-24 AVENUE N.W.
OWATONNA, MN 55060-0998
OWNER: JOEL C. JENNINGS, C.E.O.
3. GREGG UNITED SPORT, INC.
10279 SUNSET BEND DRIVE
BOCA RATON, FL 33428
OWNER: MITCH ETKIND, PRESIDENT
4. ORLANDO TEAM SPORTS
751 CENTRAL PARK DRIVE
SANFORD, FL 32771
OWNER: CARMINE MCWEENEY, PRESIDENT
5. RIDDELL/ALL AMERICAN
669 SUGAR LANE
ELYRIA, OH 44035
OWNER: STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, PRESIDENT
6. SPORTS SUPPLY GROUP, INC.
D.B.A. BSN SPORTS
715 TWINING ROAD, SUITE 101
DRESHER, PA 19025
OWNER: GEOFFREY JURICK, PRESIDENT
7. SPORTIME
ONE SPORTIME WAY
ATLANTA, GA 30340-1402
OWNER: PETER SAVITZ, PRESIDENT
8. S & S WORLDWIDE, INC.
75 MILL STREET
COLCHESTER, CT 06415
OWNER: STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, PRESIDENT
9. UCS, INC.
100 3 AVENUE
KEARNY, NJ 07032
OWNER: JEFF SCHWARTZ, PRESIDENT
10. WEBSTER’S TEAM SPORTS/SPORTS CENTER
2501 N.W. 34 PLACE, UNIT 28
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33369
OWNER: BOB WEBSTER, PRESIDENT
11. ZIPP SPORTING GOODS, INC.
7210 RED ROAD, #202G
SOUTH MIAMI, FL 33189
OWNER: MARTIN HOCHMAN, PRESIDENT
ORIGINAL AWARD AMOUNT $389,499.76
PREVIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL $0
THIS SUPPLEMENTAL $77,890
(2)
Contract No. 077-FF10 – SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES, is to provide speech and language pathology services to students with disabilities, for whom such services have been identified. These services will be provided upon identification, as necessary, by the student’s Individual Education Plans (IEPs) or Section 504 Plans and physicians’ medical recommendations, during the term of the contract, effective July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2007. The Office of Special Education and Psychological Services has requested this supplement, due to an increase in the number of students requiring these essential services. The monthly expenditures have averaged $115,010 during this contract period.
Fund Source0100 - General
M/WBE EligibilityNone
1. AUDREY B. GREENWALD, MS, CCC-PA
D.B.A. BOCA SPEECH CENTER
160 N.W. 4th STREET
BOCA RATON, FL 33432
OWNER: AUDREY B. GREENWALD
2. BILINGUALS, INC./CHILD & PARENT SERVICES
60 MADISON AVENUE - 8TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10010
DR. TRUDY FONT-PADRON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
3. COMMUNITY REHAB ASSOCIATES, INC.
3950 3RD STREET NORTH, SUITE D
ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33703
SUMMER GOWER, CONTRACT MANAGER
4. HEARING AND SPEECH CENTER OF FLORIDA, INC.
9425 SUNSET DRIVE, SUITE 261
MIAMI, FL 33173
LILLIAN POMS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
5. INVO HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES, INC.
350 S. MAIN STREET, SUITE 315
DOYLESTOWN, PA 18901
JASON RALPH, VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
6. PROGRESSUS THERAPY, INC.
2701 N. ROCKY POINT DRIVE, SUITE 650
TAMPA, FL 33607
JOHN K. HOEY, PRESIDENT
7. SONDRA PIERCE
D.B.A. ABC SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPY
5703 S.W. 87 AVENUE
COOPER CITY, FL 33328
OWNER: SONDRA PIERCE, MS, CCC-SLP
8. THE FUTURES HEALTHCORE
136 WILLIAM STREET
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01105
ERIN EDWARDS, PRESIDENT
9. TOP ECHELON CONTRACTING, INC.
P.O. BOX 20990
CANTON, OH 44701 – 0990
OWNER: DEBRA M. FLEDDERJOHANN, PRESIDENT
ORIGINAL AWARD AMOUNT $500,000
PREVIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL $0
THIS SUPPLEMENTAL $300,000
(3)
Contract No. 021-FF04 – NETWORK CONNECTIVITY DEVICES, is to purchase, at firm unit prices, quantities, as may be required, of network connectivity devices, including bridges, routers, repeaters, switches, gateways, multiplexers, hubs, concentrators, network adapter cards, etc., for all current network topologies and bus architectures, for Information Technology Services, during the term of the contract, effective July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2008. The pre-qualified vendors are solicited for quotations on each job exceeding the quotation threshold, insuring best pricing for the District. The initial award amount has been exhausted, with average monthly expenditures of $240,016. A pending requisition of $1,895,660 is on hold, pending approval of the supplemental amount. Procurement Management based the initial award amount to known projects. The original award amount did not include the subsequent award of E-Rate Years 6, 7 and 8; the project to upgrade the data backbone to 1GB at 150 schools; the acquisition of Tipping Point network protection devices for all school sites; or new school openings. The supplement is required to allow ITS the ability to procure and install network-connectivity devices for new schools, prior to the opening of schools and the upgrade of obsolete school-site technology during the summer.
Fund Source0100 - General
M/WBE EligibilityFemale
African American Male
1. COMPUTER ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC.
D.B.A. CAMTEQ
7418 S.W. 48 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33155
OWNER: DANIEL SCIPIONE, PRESIDENT
2. SECURIANT, INC.
6190 POWERS FERRY ROAD, SUITE 290
ATLANTA, GA 30339
OWNER: RICHARD CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT
3. PROSYS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
13876 S.W. 119 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33186
OWNER: MICHELLE CLERY, PRESIDENT (WF)
4. SOLUTIONS4SURE.COM, INC.
D.B.A. TECH DEPOT
6 CAMBRIDGE DRIVE
TRUMBULL, CT 06611
OWNER: KARIM HADCHITI, C.O.O.
5. INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR, INC.
218 EAST ORANGE AVENUE
LAKE WALES, FL 33853
OWNER: RICHARD FENNESSY, C.E.O.
6. ADVANCED BUSINESS COMPUTERS, INC.
1523 N.W. 89 COURT
MIAMI, FL 33172
OWNER: VIVIAN KLEIN, C.E.O.
7. STORSOFT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED COMPANY
2120 BAHIA LANE
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33327
OWNER: JONATHAN EVANS, PRESIDENT (AM)
8. COLEMAN TECHNOLOGIES
20 NORTH ORANGE AVENUE
ORLANDO, FL 32801
OWNER: BENJAMIN PATZ, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.
9. IT SOLUTIONS (WYSIWYG)
7276 N.W. 58 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33166
OWNER: MARGARET MORRIS, PRESIDENT
10. CDW GOVERNMENT, INC.
230 NORTH MILWAUKEE AVENUE
VERNON HILLS, IL 60061
OWNER: JAMES R. SHANKS, PRESIDENT
11. UNITED DATA TECHNOLOGIES
D.B.A. UDTPROTIA
8825 N.W. 21 TERRACE
DORAL, FL 33172
OWNER: ENRIQUE FLECHES, PRESIDENT
12. THE PRESIDIO CORPORATION
7601 ORA GLEN DRIVE, SUITE 100
GREENBELT, MD 20770
OWNER: RUDY CASASOLA, PRESIDENT (WF)
13. OFFICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC.
D.B.A. LOGISTA
750 SOUTH NORTHLAKE BOULEVARD, SUITE 1012
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32701
OWNER: RON HARPER, PRESIDENT/C.E.O.
14. VIRTUCOM, INC.
2060 EAST EXCHANGE PLACE, SUITE 228
TUCKER, GA 30084
OWNER: JENNY TANG, C.E.O.
15. ONEAC CORPORATION
27944 NORTH BRADLEY ROAD
LIBERTYVILLE, IL 60048-9700
OWNER: CHLORIDE GROUP, PLC
16. AT & T BUSINESS SYSTEMS
7650 N.W. 19 STREET, SUITE 600
MIAMI, FL 33126
OWNER: F. DUANE ACKERMAN, CHAIRMAN/C.E.O.
17. SOUTHERN ELECTRIC SUPPLY
D.B.A. REXEL, INC.
2131 PARK CENTRAL BLVD. NORTH, BUILDING D
POMPANO BEACH, FL 33064
OWNER: RICHARD S. WATERMAN
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, C.E.O.
ORIGINAL AWARD AMOUNT $2,415,369.19
PREVIOUS SUPPLEMENTAL $0
THIS SUPPLEMENTAL $5,000,000
E-142 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACTUAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THE NTI GROUP, INC., PURSUANT TO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. 034-GG04 – INSTANT MESSAGING AND PARENT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AUTHORIZE the Superintendent of Schools to negotiate and enter into a contractual services agreement between The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, and The NTI Group, Inc., pursuant to Request For Proposals No. 034-GG04 – INSTANT MESSAGING AND PARENT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM, to deliver messages regarding attendance, emergencies and school notices to parents, students and employees of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, effective April 18, 2007, through April 17, 2012, as follows:
1. THE NTI GROUP, INC.
15301 VENTURA BOULEVARD
BUILDING B, SUITE 300
SHERMAN OAKS, CA 91403
BRUCE WORMAN, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
2. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the estimated amount of $4,550,000.
E-143 AWARD BID NO. 004-GG02 – CUSTODIAL CLEANING SUPPLIES
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 004-GG02 – CUSTODIAL CLEANING SUPPLIES, to purchase, at a firm unit price, quantities, as may be required, of custodial cleaning supplies, for Stores and Mail Distribution stock, during the term of the bid, effective, April 18, 2007, through April 17, 2008, as follows:
1. AFP INDUSTRIES, INC.
7436 S.W. 48 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33155 ESTIMATE $19,106.60
OWNER: VIVIAN C. CASTELLANOS, PRESIDENT (HF)
2. DIAMOND CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
UNION AVENUE AND DUBOIS STREET
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ 07073 ESTIMATE $34,650
OWNER: HAROLD DIAMOND, PRESIDENT
3. GLENNY’S SERVICE AND SUPPLY CORPORATION
3050 N.W. 77 COURT
DORAL, FL 33122 ESTIMATE $18,110.40
OWNER: PEDRO GLENNY
4. IDEAL SUPPLY, INC.
4321 N.E. 12 TERRACE
OAKLAND PARK, FL 33334 ESTIMATE $17,340
OWNER: JORGE F. MANRESA, PRESIDENT (HM)
5. JANEICE PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC.
1084 WILLISTON ROAD
AIKEN, SC 29803 ESTIMATE $33,750
OWNER: WILLIE A. KELLY, PRESIDENT
6. REX CHEMICAL CORPORATION
2270 N.W. 23 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33142 ESTIMATE $73,700
OWNER: BEATRIZ GRANJA, PRESIDENT (WF)
7. WEXFORD LABS, INC
325 LEFFINGWELL AVENUE
KIRKWOOD, MO 63122 ESTIMATE $100,050
OWNER: MARY ANNE AUER, C.E.O.
8. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $296,707.
E-144 AWARD BID NO. 047-GG03 – PAPER AND PACKAGING FOR SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 047-GG03 PAPER AND PACKAGING FOR SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, to purchase and deliver, at afirm unit price, quantities, as may be required, of cafeteria paper and packaging supplies for special lunch programs, for the Department of Food and Nutrition, during the term of the bid, effective May 19, 2007, through May 15, 2008, as follows:
PRIMARY
1. DADE PAPER AND BAG COMPANY
9601 N.W. 112 AVENUE
MEDLEY, FL 33178
OWNER: LEONARD GENET, PRESIDENT
ALTERNATE
2. DAVIDA INTERNATIONAL, INC.
8015 N.W. 64 STREET
MIAMI, FL 33166
OWNER: BERTA SAVARIEGO, PRESIDENT (HM)
3. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $176,001.40.
E-145 AWARD BID NO. 043-GG03 – STORAGE AND DELIVERY OF COMMODITY FOOD ITEMS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, AWARD Bid No. 043-GG03 – STORAGE AND DELIVERY OF COMMODITY FOOD ITEMS, to purchase, at a firm unit price, quantities, as may be required, for the storage and delivery of commodity food items, for the Department of Food and Nutrition, during the term of the bid, effective April 21, 2007, through December 29, 2008, as follows:
1. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE SYSTEMS, INC.
12345 N.W. 38 AVENUE
OPA-LOCKA, FL 33054
OWNER: STEPHEN M. GREENE, PRESIDENT
2. SOUTHEAST FROZEN FOODS CO., L.P.
18870 N.E. 6 AVENUE
MIAMI, FL 33179
OWNER: JACKSON HOLE INVESTMENT ACQUISITIONS, L.P.
3. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $2,402,621.85.
E-146 AWARD BID NO. 046-GG03 – DELIVERY OF PREPARED SUMMER LUNCHES AND SNACKS WITH BEVERAGES
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, find no valid or acceptable bid has been received within the prescribed time in response to solicitation of Bid No. 046-GG03 – DELIVERY OF PREPARED SUMMER LUNCHES AND SNACKS WITH BEVERAGES, and authorize staff to execute a contract for the services described herein, under the terms and conditions negotiated as acceptable to both parties for the delivery of prepared summer lunches and snacks with beverages, at the price of $390 per truck, per day, as may be required, for the Department of Food and Nutrition, during the term of the bid, effective May 19, 2007, through May 15, 2008, as follows:
1. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE SYSTEMS, INC.
12345 N.W. 38 AVENUE
OPA-LOCKA, FL 33054
OWNER: STEPHEN M. GREENE, PRESIDENT
2. Authorize Procurement Management Services to purchase up to the total estimated amount of $364,864.50.
E-200 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL BOARD RULE: INITIAL READING 6Gx13- 6A-1.112, ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY FOR THE EXPLORATION AND UTILIZATION OF THE INTERNET AS A TOOL FOR LEARNING (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend School Board Rule 6Gx13- 6A-1.112, Acceptable Use Policy for the Exploration and Utilization of the Internet as a Tool for Learning.
E-201 PROPOSED PROMULGATION OF NEW SCHOOL BOARD RULE: INITIAL READING 6Gx13- 5C-1.09, POLICY FOR UTILIZATION OF THE STUDENT E-MAIL SYSTEM (revised 2)
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 promulgate new School Board Rule 6Gx13- 5C-1.09, Policy for Utilization of the Student E-Mail System.
E-202 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 6A-1.06, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended School Board Rule 6Gx13- 6A-1.06, Emergency Management Procedures, and to repeal the document, Emergency Management Procedures, which is incorporated by reference in this rule, to be effective April 18, 2007.
E-203 PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL BOARD RULE: INITIAL READING 6Gx13- 3C-1.11, BIDDING PROCESS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to initiate rulemaking proceedings in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act to amend School Board Rule 6Gx13- 3C-1.11, Bidding Process.
E-204 PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SCHOOL BOARD RULE: FINAL READING 6Gx13- 8C-1.15, AGENDA—REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, adopt amended School Board Rule 6Gx13- 8C-1.15, Agenda—Regular and Special Meetings, to be effective April 18, 2007.
F. FACILITIES AND CONSTRUCTION REFORM
F-1 AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH APPLICATION NO. 2006-09, SAMKLE AUTOMOTIVE, INC., LOCATED AT 20700 NW 2 AVENUE, PROVIDING FOR A MONETARY DONATION IN ADDITION TO EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEES AS ALLOWED FOR UNDER THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to accept a Declaration of Restrictions in connection with Application No. 2006-09 Samkle Automotive, Inc., located at 20700 NW 2 Avenue, for the provision of a voluntary monetary donation over and above educational facilities impact fees in the amount of $6,572.
F-2 AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH APPLICATION NO. 06-299, AVENTURA COMMONS, LLC, LOCATED EAST OF NE 26 AVENUE BETWEEN NE 213 STREET AND NE 212 TERRACE, PROVIDING FOR A MONETARY DONATION IN ADDITION TO EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEES AS ALLOWED FOR UNDER THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to accept a Declaration of Restrictions in connection with Application No. 06-299, Aventura Commons, LLC, located east of NE 26 Avenue between NE 213 Street and NE 212 Terrace, for the provision of a voluntary monetary donation over and above educational facilities impact fees in the amount of $39,365.
F-4 AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH ZONING APPLICATION NO. 05-375, QUANTUM VENTURES, LLC, pROVIDING FOR THE VOLUNTARY DEDICATION OF APPROXIMATELY 6.99 NET acres OF VACANT LAND LOCATED AT 17455 SW 157 AVENUE, AS A CONTRIBUTION IN-LIEU-OF EDUCATIONAL FACILITES IMPACT FEES AS ALLOWED FOR UNDER THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to accept a Declaration of Restrictions in connection with Miami-Dade County Application No. 05-375, Quantum Ventures, LLC, providing for the voluntary dedication of approximately 6.99 net acres of vacant land located at 17455 SW 157 Avenue, as a contribution in-lieu-of educational facilities impact fees, subject to the terms and conditions noted in the agenda item.
F-5 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE A LEASE AMENDMENT WITH McCRORY DESIGN ASSOCIATES, LTD., FOR USE OF PARKING SPACES FOR THE DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (DASH), AT 3930 NE 2 AVENUE
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent or his designee to execute a lease amendment with McCrory Design Associates, Ltd., for use of 25 faculty parking spaces by the Design and Architecture Senior High School, located at 3930 NE 2 Avenue, for the period commencing May 10, 2007 and ending May 9, 2008, at an annual rental amount of $8,250. All other terms and conditions of the lease agreement will remain unchanged.
F-8 AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO AN EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF MIAMI, FOR LAND AT HOLMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 1175 NW 67 STREET, MIAMI
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute an Easement Agreement with the City of Miami, for land located at Holmes Elementary School, as described in the agenda item.
F-9 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE A COVENANT RUNNING WITH THE LAND IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF STATE SCHOOL “W-1” (RELIEF FOR DANTE B. FASCELL AND DR. BOWMAN FOSTER ASHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND JANE S. ROBERTS K-8 CENTER), LOCATED AT 5200 SW 160 AVENUE
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and the Secretary to execute a covenant running with the land in favor of Miami-Dade County, as described in the agenda item, in connection with the construction of State School “W-1” (Relief for Dante B. Fascell and Dr. Bowman Forster Ashe Elementary schools and Jane S. Roberts K-8 Center), located at 5200 SW 160 Avenue.
F-11 RENEWAL OF LEASE AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FOR USE OF THE KENDALL HOME COMPLEX CAFETERIA BY MIAMI DOUGLAS MACARTHUR SOUTH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the renewal of the lease agreement with Miami-Dade County for use of the Kendall Home Complex cafeteria by Miami Douglas MacArthur South Senior High School, at an annual rental rate of $1.00. The term of the renewal option period will commence August 31, 2007, and will end August 30, 2012. All other terms and conditions of the lease agreement will remain unchanged.
F-13 COMMISSIONING OF MAGNUM CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, CORP. (MCM) AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK FIRM FOR A MAJOR PAINT AT JOSE DE DIEGO MIDDLE SCHOOL, PROJECT NO. 00155400
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission the firm of MCM Corp., as Construction Management at-Risk firm for a Major Paint at Jose de Diego Middle School, Project No. 00155400, for the following considerations:
1. at no cost to the District for pre-construction services; and
2. the project scope and the Terms and Conditions, Items 1 through 6, as set forth in the agenda item.
F-14 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)
MAGNUM CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CORP. (MCM)
PROJECT NO. 00155400
MAJOR PAINT PROJECT AT JOSE DE DIEGO MIDDLE SCHOOL
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for Magnum Construction Management, Corp., for the Major Paint project at Jose De Diego Middle School, Project No. 00155400, in the total amount of $634,417, which includes a project contingency in the amount of $30,210.
F-15 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE A COVENANT RUNNING WITH THE LAND IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF STATE SCHOOL “P-1” (RELIEF FOR EUGENIA B. THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND DORAL MIDDLE SCHOOL), LOCATED AT 8600 NW 112 AVENUE, DORAL
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and the Secretary to execute a covenant running with the land in favor of Miami-Dade County, as described in the agenda item, in connection with the construction of State School “P-1,” located at 8600 NW 112 Avenue, Doral.
F-20 AUTHORITY TO AMEND THE CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION BUDGET (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to:
1. adjust the capital budget in the amount of $28,311,996; and
2. make the changes to the five-year facilities work program resulting from these budget adjustments.
F-21 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE THE ABSOLUTE BILL OF SALE FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF THE WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES AT THE HOLMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SITE IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, PROJECT NO. 00223400
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute the Absolute Bill of Sale for the water and wastewater facilities at the Holmes Elementary School site, Project No. 00223400, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-22 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE THE ABSOLUTE BILL OF SALE FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF THE WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES AT THE ECC-2 SCHOOL SITE (RELIEF FOR MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS AND WESLEY MATTHEWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS) IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, PROJECT NO. 00170100
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute the Absolute Bill of Sale for the water and wastewater facilities at the ECC-2 School site (Relief for Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Wesley Matthews Elementary schools), Project No. 00170100, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-23 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE THE ABSOLUTE BILL OF SALE FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF THE WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES AT THE STATE SCHOOL LLL (MODULAR BUILDING) AT CAROL CITY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL SITE IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, PROJECT NO. A0101801
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute the Absolute Bill of Sale for the water and wastewater facilities at the State School LLL (modular building) at Carol City Senior High School site, Project No. A0101801, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-24 AUTHORIZATION TO PAY CONSTRUCTION CONNECTION CHARGES REQUIRED BY MIAMI DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF WATER AND WASTEWATER FACILITIES TO SERVICE THE ECC-3 SCHOOL SITE (RELIEF FOR JANE S. ROBERTS K-8 AND ETHEL K. BECKHAM AND DR. BOWMAN F. ASHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS), PROJECT NO. 00170200
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize a payment not to exceed $3,099.60 to the Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department for construction connection charges to service the ECC-3 School Site, (Relief for Jane S. Roberts K-8 and Ethel K. Beckham and Dr. Bowman Foster Ashe Elementary schools), which is included in the construction budget, Project No. 00170200.
F-25 AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE THE ABSOLUTE BILL OF SALE FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF THE WATER FACILITIES AT THE AMERICAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL SITE IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, PROJECT NO. 00136900
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Chair and Secretary to execute the Absolute Bill of Sale for the water facilities at the American Senior High School site, Project No. 00136900, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-26 AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT A WATER LINE EASEMENT LOCATED AT AMERICAN SENIOR SCHOOL SITE AT 18350 NW 67 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA, IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTYPROJECT NO. 00136900
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the execution of the water line easement at the American Senior School site, Project No. 00136900, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-27 AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT A WATER LINE EASEMENTLOCATED AT CAROL CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL SITE AT 3737 NW 188 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA, IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY,PROJECT NO. A01009
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the execution of the water line easement at the Carol City Middle School site, Project No. A01009, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-28 AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT A WATER LINE EASEMENT LOCATED AT STATE SCHOOL Z-1 AT MIAMI HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SITE AT 17661 SW 117 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA, IN FAVOR OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTYPROJECT NO. A0637
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the execution of the water line easement at the State School Z-1 at Miami Heights Elementary School site, Project No. A0637, in favor of Miami-Dade County.
F-29 AUTHORIZATION TO GRANT A WATER LINE EASEMENT LOCATED AT SOUTH HIALEAH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SITE AT 265 EAST 5 STREET, HIALEAH, FLORIDA, IN FAVOR OF THE CITY OF HIALEAHPROJECT NO. A01153
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the execution of the water line easement at the South Hialeah Elementary School site, Project No. A01153, in favor of the City of Hialeah.
F-30 COMMISSIONING OF MILLER, LEGG & ASSOCIATES, INC. AS SPECIAL PROJECTS CONSULTANTS (SPC) – LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE SERVICES FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $1.0 MILLION EACH FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Miller, Legg & Associates, Inc., as Special Projects Consultant (SPC) – Landscape Architecture Services for Miscellaneous Projects up to $1.0 million each for a four-year term as follows:
1. negotiated fees based on the above schedules of fees; and
2. other Terms and Conditions as set forth in the agenda item and the agreement.
F-31 COMMISSIONING OF WOLFBERG ALVAREZ & PARTNERS AS SPECIAL PROJECTS CONSULTANT (SPC) - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS UP TO $1.0 MILLION EACH FOR A FOUR-YEAR TERM
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, commission Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners as Special Projects Consultant (SPC) - Mechanical Engineering Services for Miscellaneous Projects up to $1 million each, for a four-year term, as follows:
1. negotiated fees based on the schedules of fees described in the agenda item; and
2. other Terms and Conditions as set forth in the agenda item and the agreement.
F-32 AUTHORIZATION TO EXERCISE THE FOURTH-YEAR OPTION OF THE AGREEMENTS WITH BAY TO BAY BALANCING, INC., EARL HAGOOD, INC., AND PRO-AIR COMPANY, INC., AS HVAC TEST & BALANCE CONSULTANTS UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND APPROVE THE REPLACEMENT OF EARL V. HAGOOD WITH ROGER M. WHITE AS PRINCIPAL OF THE FIRM OF EARL HAGOOD, INC.
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent or his designee to exercise the fourth-year option of the four-year Agreements with Bay to Bay Balancing, Inc., Earl Hagood, Inc., and Pro-Air Company, Inc., as HVAC Test & Balance Consultants as follows:
1. under the same terms and conditions with a 4.94% CPI increase adjustment to the negotiated HVAC Test & Balance Consultants Services Fees; and
2. approve the replacement of Earl V. Hagood with Roger M. White as Principal of the firm of Earl Hagood, Inc.
F-33 AUTHORIZATION TO EXERCISE THE FOURTH-YEAR OPTION OF THE AGREEMENTS WITH STOBS BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION CO., KALEX CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT, INC., VEITIA PADRON INCORPORATED AND JASCO CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AT-RISK MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS WITH CONSTRUCTION VALUES UP TO $1 MILLION EACH UNDER THE SAME TERMS AND CONDITIONS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent or his designee to exercise the fourth-year option of the four-year agreements with Stobs Brothers Construction Co., Kalex Construction & Development, Inc., Veitia Padron Incorporated and Jasco Construction Company, Inc., for Construction Management at-Risk Miscellaneous Projects with construction values up to $1 million each under the same terms and conditions.
F-34 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) FOR ONE OR MORE FIRM(S) TO PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING AND TESTING SERVICES, RFQ NO. ENV-2007-CTS
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent or his designee to:
1. issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the selection of one or more firm(s) to provide Environmental Consulting and Testing Services, RFQ No. ENV-2007-CTS; and
2. approve the selection procedures and committee that will interview the consultants.
F-35 APPROVE THE EXPANSION OF PISTORINO & ALAM CONSULTING ENGINEERS SERVICES TO INCLUDE ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL, PLUMBING ENGINEERING AND FIRE PROTECTION PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTIONS TO THE AGREEMENT WITH RONALD E. FRAZIER & ASSOCIATES, P.A., TO PROVIDE BUILDING CODE CONSULTANT REVIEW AND INSPECTION SERVICES
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the expansion of Pistorino & Alam Consulting Engineers services to include Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing engineering and Fire Protection plan review and inspections to the Agreement with Ronald E. Frazier & Associates, P.A., to provide Building Code Consultant Review and Inspection Services with all other terms and conditions remaining the same.
F-36 AMENDMENT TO THE AGREEMENT WITH TRUGLIO, WEI & RAMOS CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC., TO REFLECT THE COMPANY’S NAME CHANGE TO TWR ENGINEERS, INC.
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the amendment to the agreement dated October 11, 2006, with Truglio, Wei & Ramos Consulting Engineers, Inc. to provide Special Projects Consultants (SPC) - Mechanical Engineering Design Services for Miscellaneous Project up to $1 million each for a four-year term, as follows:
1. reflect the firm’s name change and transfer all contractual obligations from Truglio, Wei & Ramos Consulting Engineers, Inc., to TWR Engineers, Inc.; and
2. all other terms and conditions shall remain in force.
F-39 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)MCM CORPORATION
PROJECT NO. A01112
BUILDING PACKAGE
STATE SCHOOL “BB-1” NEW K-8 CENTER AT SUNNY ISLES
(TO RELIEVE RUTH K. BROAD/BAY HARBOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND HIGHLAND OAKS MIDDLE SCHOOL) BOUNDED ON THE NORTH BY 183 STREET, ON THE EAST BY ATLANTIC BOULEVARD, ON THE NORTHWEST BY NORTH BAY ROAD, AND ON THE SOUTHWEST BY 182 DRIVE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for MCM Corporation, Project No. A01112, New K-8 Center, State School “BB-1” New K-8 Center at Sunny Isles (to relieve Ruth K. Broad/Bay Harbor Elementary schools and Highland Oaks Middle School), in the amount of $ 32,992,362 which includes an owner’s contingency in the amount of $ 1,569,160.
F-40 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)
VEITIA PADRON, INC.
PROJECT NO. 00223100
K-8 CONVERSION (PROTOTYPE ADDITION)
RUTH K. BROAD/BAY HARBOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1155 93 STREET, BAY HARBOR ISLANDS, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for Veitia Padron, Inc., Project No. 00223100, Ruth K. Broad/Bay Harbor Elementary K-8 Conversion (Prototpye Addition), in the amount of $11,425,023 which includes an owner’s contingency in the amount of $ 544,049. The amount of $2,500,000 will be funded in Fiscal Year 2006-07 and $8,925,023 will be funded in Fiscal Year 2007-08.
F-41 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)
PIRTLE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
PROJECT NO. 00262400
ADA, RENOVATIONS AND MAJOR PAINT
DEVON AIRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10501 SW 122 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for Pirtle Construction Company, Project No. 00262400, ADA Renovations and Major Paint, Devon Aire Elementary School, in the total amount of $ 1,380,624 which includes building cost, site cost and owner’s contingency in the amount of $ 125,511.
F-42 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)
G.T. McDONALD ENTERPRISES, INC.PROJECT NO. 00305806
DEMOLITION PACKAGE
YOUNG MEN’S PREPARATORY ACADEMY AT
BUENA VISTA COMPLEX
3001 NW 2 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for G.T. McDonald Enterprises, Inc., Project No. 00305806, Demolition Package at Young Men’s Preparatory Academy, in the amount of $124,558 which includes an owner’s contingency in the amount of $11,323. .
F-43 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)
VEITIA PADRON, INC.
PROJECT NO. 00264300
DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PACKAGE #9
GENERAL REPAIRS AND REHABILITATION AT
MIAMI PALMETTO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for Veitia Padron, Inc., for Deferred Maintenance Package #9, General Repairs and Rehabilitation at Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Project No. 00264300, in the amount of $3,269,433, which includes a contingency in the amount of $297,221.
F-44 APPROVAL OF GUARANTEED MAXIMUM PRICE (GMP)
JAMES B. PIRTLE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY d/b/a
PIRTLE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
PROJECT NO. 00252700
NEW STATE SCHOOL “P-1” (A RE-USE OF THE K-8 PROTOTYPE)
(TO RELIEVE EUGENIA B. THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the GMP for Pirtle Construction Company, Project No. 00252700, New State School “P-1” (a re-use of the K-8 prototype) in the amount of $32,338,687 which includes site cost and an owner’s contingency in the amount of $1,157,101. The amount of $1,900,000 will be funded in Fiscal Year 2006-07 and $30,438,687 will be funded in Fiscal Year 2007-08.
F-45 FINAL CHANGE ORDER
CHANGE ORDER NO. 2
PROJECT NO. A01113
12 PACK - CLASSROOM MODULAR CONSTRUCTION
KENWOOD K-8 CENTER
9300 SW 79 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA

RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Final Change Order, Change Order No. 2 on Project No. A01113, 12 Pack - Classroom Modular Construction, Kenwood K-8 Center for a credit of $95,597.
F-46 FINAL CHANGE ORDER
CHANGE ORDER NO. 2
PROJECT NO. A0825W2901 
MODULAR CLASSROOM ADDITION (12-PK)
LEISURE CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
14950 SW 288 STREET, HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Final Change Order, Change Order No. 2 on Project No. A0825W2901, Modular Classroom Addition (12-PK), Leisure City Elementary School for a credit of $68,162.
F-47 FINAL CHANGE ORDER
CHANGE ORDER NO. 2
PROJECT NO. A0724A 
DESIGN-BUILD, WINDOW REPLACEMENT
LILLIE C. EVANS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
1895 NW 75 STREET, MIAMI, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Final Change Order, Change Order No. 2 on Project No. A0724A, Design-Build, Window Replacement, Lillie C. Evans Elementary School for an additional cost of $7,326.
F-48 CHANGE ORDER NO. 1
PROJECT NO. A0834 
MIDDLE LEARNING CENTER (MLC) ADDITION LINDA LENTIN K-8 CENTER 
14312 NE 2ND COURT, MIAMI 33161
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Change Order No. 1 on Project No. A0834, Middle Learning Center (MLC) Addition, Linda Lentin K-8 Center for an additional cost of $41,986 and approve a time extension of 111 days.
F-49 FINAL CHANGE ORDER
CHANGE ORDER NO. 3
PROJECT NO. A0751 
DESIGN-BUILD K-8 SCHOOL 
DAVID LAWRENCE JR. K-8 
15000 BAY VISTA BOULEVARD, NORTH MIAMI, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm/approve Final Change Order, Change Order No. 3 on Project No. A0751, Design-Build K-8 School, David Lawrence Jr. K-8 for an additional cost of $207,552 and approve a time extension of 45 days.
F-50 CHANGE ORDER NO. 1
PROJECT NO. A01017 
REPLACEMENT FACILITY 
SOUTH DADE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 
28401 SW 167 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Change Order No. 1 on Project No. A01017, Replacement Facility, South Dade Senior High School for an additional cost of $3,740 and approve a time extension of 17 days.
F-51 CHANGE ORDER NO. 2
PROJECT NO. A0821 
ADDITION 
OJUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
18600 WEST DIXIE HIGHWAY, MIAMI, FLORIDA (revised)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Change Order No. 2 on Project No. A0821, Addition, Ojus Elementary School for an additional cost of $16,027.
F-52 CHANGE ORDER NO. 2
PROJECT NO. A01029 
DESIGN BUILD - NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL 
SOUTH DADE MIDDLE SCHOOL 
SW 292 STREET & 194 AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Change Order No. 2 on Project No. A01029, Design Build - New Middle School, South Dade Middle School for an additional cost of $20,033 and approve a time extension of 50 days.
F-53 CHANGE ORDER NO. 2
PROJECT NO. 00177300 
MODULAR ADDITION 
PALM SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
6304 EAST 1 AVENUE, HIALEAH, FLORIDA
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, confirm Change Order No. 2 on Project No. 00177300, Modular Addition, Palm Springs Elementary School for an additional cost of $129,517.
F-55 FINAL RENEWAL OF CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH 
WEISS AND WOOLRICH CONTRACTING CO., INC

CONTRACT/PROJECT NO. JOC06-C1
JOB ORDER CONTRACT/06-CENTRAL 1
FACILITIES OPERATIONS,MAINTENANCE
(ORIGINAL CONTRACT NO. JOC06-C1)
FIRST RENEWAL CONTRACT NO. JOC06C1A
FINAL RENEWAL CONTRACT NO. JOC06C1B
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to renew the contractual agreement with Weiss and Woolrich Contracting Co. Inc., Contract No. JOC 06-C1B, in conformance with Article 14 of the contract, for a period of one year, commencing on the date the current contract meets the maximum value, or on July 12, 2007, whichever occurs first.
F-56 FINAL RENEWAL OF CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH TRAN CONSTRUCTION, INC.
PROJECT NO. JOC05-C13
JOB ORDER CONTRACT/05-CENTRAL 13
FACILITIES OPERATIONS,MAINTENANCE
ALL REGIONS OF M-DCPS FACILITIES OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE
(ORIGINAL CONTRACT NO. JOC05-C13)
FIRST RENEWAL CONTRACT NO. JOC05C13A
FINAL RENEWAL CONTRACT NO. JOC05C13B
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to renew the contractual agreement with Tran Construction, Inc., Contract No. JOC 05-C13B, in conformance with Article 14 of the contract, for a period of one year, commencing on the date the current contract meets the maximum value, or on May 18, 2007, whichever occurs first.
F-60 REJECT BID NO. 062-FF06 – FULL-SERVICE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR MODULAR BUILDINGS AIR CONDITIONING
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, REJECT Bid No. 062-FF06 – FULL-SERVICE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT FOR MODULAR BUILDINGS AIR CONDITIONING.
F-70 PREQUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. approve the prequalification and renewal certifications of contractors as indicated in the agenda item; and
2. approve the increase in American Contracting Inc.’s and Gerrits Construction, Inc.’s prequalification limit.
G. SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY
G-1 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. MICHAEL SPIVEY, DOAH CASE NO. 06-1073
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, enter a Final Order accepting the Administrative Law Judge’s Recommended Order in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Michael Spivey, DOAH Case No. 06-1073, reinstating Michael Spivey as a teacher with back pay.
G-2 APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT M-DCPS v. HENRY JOHNSON - DOAH CASE NO. 06-3510
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, accept and approve the Settlement Agreement in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Henry Johnson, DOAH Case No. 06-3510.
G-3 APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT 
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. SAMUEL WATERMAN - DOAH CASE NO. 06-2338
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, accept and approve the Settlement Agreement in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Samuel Waterman, DOAH Case No. 06-2338.
G-4 THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. MANUEL BRENES, DOAH CASE NO. 06-1758
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, enter a Final Order accepting the Administrative Law Judge’s Recommended Order in the case of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Manuel Brenes, DOAH Case No. 06-1758, reinstating Manuel Brenes as a teacher with back pay.
G-5 PROVISION OF LEGAL REPRESENTATION TO INDIVIDUALLY NAMED DEFENDANTS IN THE MATTER OF: MELINDA RODRIGUEZ v. MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOL, SULEIDY GONZALEZ and JACQUELINE PALMER--CIRCUIT COURT CASE NO. 06-13619 CA 31
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the office of the School Board Attorney to provide or secure legal representation for the defense of Suleidy Gonzalez and Jacqueline Palmer, individually named Defendants, in the matter of Melina Rodriguez v. Miami-Dade County School Board and Suleidy Gonzalez and Jacqueline Palmer, Circuit Court of the 11th Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida, Case No. 06-13619 CA 31.
G-6 PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA v. MAGNUM CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CORP., ET AL., CIRCUIT COURT CASE NO. 04-17641-CA-25 (REGARDING JOSE DE DIEGO MIDDLE SCHOOL, M-DCPS PROJECT NO. A-0690)
RECOMMENDED: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent to enter into the Settlement Agreement with Magnum Construction Management Corporation as described in the agenda item (and more specifically in the Settlement Agreement) for the settlement of all claims, except any claims related to the HVAC system asserted in the case known as The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida v. Magnum Construction Management Corp., et al., Miami-Dade County Circuit Court Case No. 04-17641 CA 25, and any third party claims that might be filed against the School Board relating to construction defects at the subject school.
H. OFFICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
Resolutions and Recognitions (Immediately following Consent Agenda)
Proposed Board Member Initiatives
H-1 CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS, AND OTHER INFORMATION
H-3 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-15 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, ENDORSING MAY 7-11, 2007, AS TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK TO BE RECOGNIZED IN ALL OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)
ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTIN KARP: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 07-15 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorsing May 7-11, 2007 as Teacher Appreciation Week to be recognized in all of Miami-Dade County’s public schools.
H-4 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-20 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN ENDORSING TUESDAY, May 8, 2007, AS NATIONAL TEACHER DAY TO BE RECOGNIZED IN ALL OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. ANA RIVAS LOGAN: Request for approval of Resolution No. 07-20 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorsing Tuesday, May 8, 2007, as National Teacher Day. There is no cost to the District.
H-5 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-19 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, ENDORSING APRIL 22-28, 2007, AS ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS WEEK AND APRIL 25, 2007, AS ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. ANA RIVAS LOGAN: Request for approval of Resolution No. 07-19 of The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, endorsing April 22-28, 2007, as Administrative Professionals Week and April 25, 2007, as Administrative Professionals Day. There is no cost to the District.
H-6 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION FOR STUDENTS/TEACHER TO TRAVEL OUT OF THE COUNTRY
ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. ROBERT B. INGRAM: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve the out-of-country field trip to Kigali, Rwanda, for Alexis Sands, Altrenesha Irving, students who attend Miami Carol City Senior High School, and Ms. Juliet Nwahiri, a teacher at Miami Carol City Senior High School, from May 23rd -June 5th, 2007.
H-7 COMMEMORATION OF THE 105TH ANNVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF CUBA FROM SPAIN – MAY 20, 2007 (revised)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, join the Cuban-American community as it commemorates May 20, 2007, as the 105th anniversary of the Independence of Cuba from Spain, and that democratic principles and civic values are celebrated throughout the District. There is no cost to the District.
H-8 CHILDREN’S HEALTH MARKETING PLAN TO THE PARENTS OF FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH STUDENTS TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF PUBLIC HEALTH OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC SCHOOLS’ STUDENTS, AND TO FACILITATE REGISTRATION FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS
ACTION PROPOSED BY MR. RENIER DIAZ DE LA PORTILLA: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to promulgate a new marketing plan aimed at the promotion and facilitation of student public health options to free and reduced lunch students in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.
H-9 UPDATE AND REPORT ON NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD POLICY (revised)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. ANA RIVAS LOGAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, accept the report of the 67th Annual Conference for the National School Board Association (NSBA). No cost to the District.
H-10 UPDATE AND REPORT ON ISSUES FROM THE FLORIDA SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION (FSBA)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. ANA RIVAS LOGAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, accept the report of the March, 30, 2007, Board of Directors’ Meeting of the Florida School Board Association (FSBA).
H-11 REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-22 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING THE FREEZE OF IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION CITIZENSHIP FEES (revised 2)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MR. RENIER DIAZ DE LA PORTILLA: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, approve Resolution No. 07-22 supporting the freeze of immigration and naturalization citizenship fees.
H-12 CONVENE A BROAD-BASED TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE INHERENT ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH OUTDOOR SUSPENSION (revised)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida:
1. convene a broad-based Task Force to study the inherent issues associated with outdoor suspensions, review alternatives to outdoor suspensions and report its findings to the Board at the July 11, 2007 School Board meeting; and
2. recommend that the Superintendent propose the composition of this Task Force for approval of the members at the next School Board meeting of May 16, 2007.
There is no cost to the District.
H-13 RESOLUTION OF THE TASK FORCE ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND COMPENSATION TRUST(revised 2)
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. EVELYN LANGLIEB GREER: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, authorize the Superintendent (or the Task Force) to prepare the documents as follows:
H-14 REPORT ON PROCEDURES FOR DISTRICT PERSONNEL INVESTIGATIONS
ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to report to the School Board at the meeting of May 16, 2007, on the procedures utilized by School Police, CIU, and CRC when conducting District personnel investigations.
H-15 PRINCIPALS SURVEY
ACTION PROPOSED BY DR. MARTA PÉREZ: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, direct the Superintendent to conduct an anonymous survey of school principals, to be tabulated by an independent entity for submission at its June 2007 School Board meeting.
H-16 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-24 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROCLAIMING APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised replacement)
H-17 REQUEST APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 07-23 OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROCLAIMING APRIL 2007 AS SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA MONTH AND NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK, APRIL 15-21, 2007, IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (revised replacement 2)
H-18 UPDATE THE SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY’S OFFICE WEBSITE, DUTIES AND MANUAL OF PROCEDURES
ACTION PROPOSED BY MS. PERLA TABARES HANTMAN: That The School Board of Miami-Dade County Florida, direct the Board Attorney to update the School Board Attorney’s Office website, including the duties and the Manual of Procedures to be brought to the School Board at the June 2007 School Board meeting.
The estimated cost to the District according to the School Board Attorney is $5,420.10.
BOARD MEMBER DISCUSSION ISSUES
CORRESPONDENCE, REPORTS AND OTHER INFORMATION (PRE-TAPED ITEMS)


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