Pinellas County School Board              301 Fourth Street SW

                            Largo, FL  33770

              Organization              https://www.pcsb.org

 

              ~ Minutes ~              Ann Simonetti

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017              10:01 AM              School Administration Building

 

I.              Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 11:52 a.m., on November 14, 2017, at the School Board Administration Building, 301 4th Street SW, Largo, Florida.

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Rene Flowers

Vice Chairperson

Present

 

Eileen Long

Board Member

Present

 

Joanne Lentino

Board Member

Present

 

Carol J. Cook

Board Member

Present

 

Terry Krassner

Board Member

Present

 

Linda S. Lerner

Board Member

Present

 

Peggy O' Shea

Chairperson

Present

 

Michael A. Grego

Superintendent

Present

 

William Corbett

Deputy Superintendent

Present

 

David Koperski

Board Attorney

Present

 

Kevin Smith

Associate Superintendent/Finance Business Services

Present

 

Clinton Herbic

Associate Superintendent/Operations

Present

 

Ann Simonetti

Administrative Assistant and Clerk to the Board

Present

 

II.              Thought for the Day

Ms. Patricia Wright, area superintendent, provided a Thought for the Day.

III.              Pledge of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance followed the Thought for the Day.

IV.              Organization of the School Board

Dr. Grego, superintendent and ex-officio secretary to the board, in accordance with Sections 1001.37 and 100.371, Florida Statutes, presided over the board's organization meeting, for the purpose of organizing the school board through the election of a chairperson and vice chairperson.

              Selection of Chairperson

Dr. Grego called for nominations for chairperson.

Mrs. Terry Krassner nominated Ms. Rene Flowers to serve as school board chairperson.

Dr. Grego called for additional nominations. Hearing none, he closed the nominations.

The nomination for Ms. Flowers to serve as chairperson received supporting votes from the following board members:

Mrs. Cook

Ms. Flowers

Mrs. Krassner

Ms. Lentino

Mrs. Lerner

Mrs. Long

Mrs. O'Shea

Ms. Flowers, having received a unanimous vote, 7-0, will serve as the board's chairperson from this date forward to the date of the organization meeting, November 2018.

              Selection of Vice Chairperson

Dr. Grego called for nominations for vice chairperson.

Mrs. Carol Cook nominated Mrs. Peggy O'Shea to serve as school board vice chairperson.

Dr. Grego called for additional nominations.

Mrs. Eileen Long nominated Ms. Joanne Lentino to serve as school board vice chairperson.

Dr. Grego called for additional nominations; and, hearing none, he closed the nominations.

Dr. Grego called for a vote for the nomination of Mrs. O'Shea as vice chairperson; she received supporting votes from the following board members:

Mrs. Cook

Ms. Flowers

Mrs. Krassner

Mrs. Lerner

Mrs. O'Shea

Mrs. O'Shea having received a total of five (5) supporting votes will serve as school board vice chairperson from this date forward to the date of the organization meeting November 2018.

 

Ms. Flowers moved to the chairperson's seat and conducted the remaining business of the board.

She thanked the board for their support and their vote.

V.              Consent

Following the motion to consider the consent agenda, the chair asked for public speakers.

There were no speakers for the agenda item.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Peggy O' Shea, Chairperson

SECONDER:              Terry Krassner, Board Member

AYES:              Flowers, Long, Lentino, Cook, Krassner, Lerner, O' Shea

1.              Request Approval of the Schedule of Regular School Board Meetings Occurring From December 5, 2017, Through the November 20, 2018, Organization Meeting

Approved, as submitted.

 

VI.              Adjournment

There being no further business to be brought before the school board, this meeting adjourned at 11:57 a.m.

 

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chairperson

 

 

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superintendent and ex officio secretary