Pinellas County School Board
Regular School Board Meeting
10/14/2008 10:00 AM
School Administration Building
301 Fourth Street SW   Largo, FL 33770
A. Call to Order
1. Roll Call
B. Invocation
1. Pastor Dave Terhune, Park Place Wesleyan Church, 4400 70th Avenue North, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
C. Pledge of Allegiance
1. National Anthem
2. Moving Forward With Pinellas County Schools - Advanced Studies and Academic Excellence
D. Introduction of Professional and Community Organization Reps
1. Dr. Ron Stone, Associate Superintendent, Human Resources
E. Adoption of Agenda
1. Adoption of Agenda
F. Special Order Agenda
1. Presentation by Student Rights and Responsibilities - Lakewood High School
2. Accept the ICROC Annual Report 07-08
G. Unfinished Business
1. Public Hearing to Consider the New Policies to Comply with the Ethics in Education Act - 2Nd Reading (There Have Been Changes Since the 1St Reading.)Comment
2. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Accept the Stipulation of Agreement to Return Ms. Sara Bradford, Teacher Belleair Elementary School, to Annual Contract, Suspend Her for Time Served and Accept Her Request for Leave of AbsenceComment
H. Consent Agenda - Approval
1. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting 9-23-08; Workshops 7-8-08, 7-28-08 and 8-5-08
2. Request Approval of Personnel RecommendationsComment
3. Request Approval of Dunedin High School Yearbook Bid Selection of Taylor Publishing Company for 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011 School Years with the Option of a One-Time Three Year RolloverComment
4. Request Approval for the Tarpon Springs High School Outdoor Music Ensemble to Use ESCOT Bus Lines to Provide All Transportation for the Bands of America Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 13-16, 2008Comment
5. Request Approval to Use Ancient City Tours, Inc., to Coordinate Travel and Activities to St. Augustine, Florida, for the Coachman Fundamental Middle School Eighth Grade Trip on April 30, 2009 - May 1, 2009Comment
6. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Accept the Stipulation of Agreement to Suspend Ms. Felecia Blossom, Bus Driver, Transportation Department for Three (3) Days Without PayComment
7. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Accept the Stipulation of Agreement to Suspend Ms. Patricia Cross, Clerk Specialist I, Human Resources Department, for Five (5) Days Without PayComment
8. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Accept the Stipulation of Agreement to Suspend Ms. Mary Thomas, Clerk Specialist I, Human Resources Department, for Five (5) Days Without PayComment
9. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Accept the Stipulation of Agreement to Suspend Ms. Natalie Bostic, School Bookkeeper I, Pinellas Park Middle School, for Five (5) Days Without PayComment
10. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Suspend Ms. Kathryn Ficocelli, Clerk Specialist I, Safe and Drug Free Schools, for Two (2) Days Without Pay and Reassign Her to a Different PositionComment
11. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Dismiss Mr. Joseph Cordeiro, Bus Driver, Transportation DepartmentComment
12. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Dismiss Mr. Eddie Wilson, Bus Driver, Transportation DepartmentComment
13. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Dismiss Mr. James Youmans, Bus Driver, Transportation DepartmentComment
14. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Dismiss Ms. Margaret McGuire, ESE Associate, Paul B. Stephens Exceptional Student Education Center (ESEC)Comment
15. Request Approval of Addendum No. 1 to the Pinellas County School Board Project Development Plan Dated December 11, 2007, for Lighting and Water Bundle and Addendum No. 1 to Pinellas County School Board Project Development Plan Agreement Dated May 13, 2008, for Marjorie K. Rawlings Elementary and Mildred Helms ElementaryComment
16. Request Approval of the School Resource Officer Agreements with the Sheriff of Pinellas County and City of Gulfport for the 2008-2009 YearComment
17. Request Approval of the Following Special ProjectsComment
18. Request Approval of Membership to the District Management Council (October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009)Comment
19. Request Approval of the Master Inservice Plan for 2008-2009Comment
20. Request Approval of an Increase for the General Educational Development (GED) Test As Provided in the Florida State Board of Education, Rule 6A-6.021, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)Comment
21. Request Approval of Supplemental Survey for Bayside High School (00162)Comment
22. Request Approval of Agreement with Walbridge for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building at Azalea Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $418,480 AComment
23. Request Approval of Agreement with W. G. Mills, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Six-Classroom Building at Bardmoor Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $333,871Comment
24. Request Approval of Agreement with Skanska USA Building Corporation, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Six-Classroom Building at Bay Point Middle School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $282,243Comment
25. Request Approval of Agreement with the Morganti Group, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building at Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $383,606Comment
26. Request Approval of Agreement with Creative Contractors, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Sixteen-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Belcher Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $556,756Comment
27. Request Approval of Agreement with Creative Contractors, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Sixteen-Classroom Building and Eight Permanent Relocatables at Belleair Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $552,429Comment
28. Request Approval of Agreement with the Morganti Group, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of Ten Permanent Relocatables at Blanton Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $400,606Comment
29. Request Approval of Agreement with Walbridge for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of Four Permanent Relocatables at Curlew Creek Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $451,955Comment
30. Request Approval of Agreement with Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with the Placement of Twelve Permanent Relocatables at Dunedin High School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $154,056Comment
31. Request Approval of Agreement with Walbridge for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of One Permanent Relocatable at Eisenhower Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $425,095Comment
32. Request Approval of Agreement with Biltmore Construction for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Two-Classroom Building at Fairmount Park Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $132,471Comment
33. Request Approval of Agreement with W. G. Mills, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of Four Permanent Relocatables at Fuguitt Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $386,451Comment
34. Request Approval of Agreement with W. G. Mills, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building at Gulfport Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $412,034Comment
35. Request Approval of Agreement with Biltmore Construction for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Four-Classroom Building at James Sanderlin Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $227,619Comment
36. Request Approval of Agreement with Skanska USA Building Corporation, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Twelve-Classroom Building and the Placement of Two Permanent Relocatables at John Hopkins Middle School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $506,155Comment
37. Request Approval of Agreement with Ajax Building Corporation for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Ten-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Leila Davis Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $448,024Comment
38. Request Approval of Agreement with the Morganti Group, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Twelve-Classroom Building at Lynch Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $533,517Comment
39. Request Approval of Agreement with W. G. Mills, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Six-Classroom Building at McMullen Booth Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $344,233Comment
40. Request Approval of Agreement with Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Fourteen-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Mildred Helms Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $715,647Comment
41. Request Approval of Agreement with Ajax Building Corporation for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Ten-Classroom Building and the Placement of One Permanent Relocatable at Oakhurst Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $448,024Comment
42. Request Approval of Agreement with Walbridge for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of One Permanent Relocatable at Oldsmar Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $421,855Comment
43. Request Approval of Agreement with Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Fourteen-Classroom Building and the Placement of Six Permanent Relocatables at Palm Harbor Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $736,952Comment
44. Request Approval of Agreement with Skanska USA Building Corporation, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Twelve-Classroom Building and the Placement of One Permanent Relocatable at Palm Harbor Middle School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $531,600Comment
45. Request Approval of Agreement with W. G. Mills, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Six-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Pinellas Central Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $321,830Comment
46. Request Approval of Agreement with the Morganti Group, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with Five Permanent Relocatable Classroom Buildings at Plumb Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $33,431Comment
47. Request Approval of Agreement with Ajax Building Corporation for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Ten-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Ponce De Leon Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $448,024Comment
48. Request Approval of Agreement with Biltmore Construction for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Four-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Ridgecrest Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $243,320Comment
49. Request Approval of Agreement with Creative Contractors, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Sixteen-Classroom Building at Safety Harbor Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $552,429Comment
50. Request Approval of Agreement with Skanska USA Building Corporation, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of Two Permanent Relocatables at Safety Harbor Middle School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $337,000Comment
51. Request Approval of Agreement with Ajax Building Corporation for Construction Management Services in Connection with the Placement of Ten Permanent Relocatables at Seminole High School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $41,922Comment
52. Request Approval of Agreement with Skanska USA Building Corporation, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building and the Placement of Two Permanent Relocatables at Seminole Middle School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $372,025Comment
53. Request Approval of Agreement with Biltmore Construction for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Four-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Seventy-Fourth Street Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $221,506Comment
54. Request Approval of Agreement with Creative Contractors, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Sixteen-Classroom Building and the Placement of Six Permanent Relocatables at Skycrest Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $552,429Comment
55. Request Approval of Agreement with Ajax Building Corporation for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Ten-Classroom Building and the Placement of Three Permanent Relocatables at Skyview Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $467,813Comment
56. Request Approval of Agreement with W. G. Mills, Inc. for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of a Six-Classroom Building at Southern Oak Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $313,184Comment
57. Request Approval of Agreement with Walbridge for Construction Management Services in Connection with New Construction of an Eight-Classroom Building at Starkey Elementary School to Comply with the Class Size Reduction (CSR) Amendment in the Amount of $429,280Comment
58. Request Acceptance of Partial Substantial Completion for Thurgood Marshall Middle School Building Four – Second Floor Buildout as of August 18, 2008Comment
59. Request Approval of Amendment to the Agreement of the Project Development Plan with Energy Systems Group (ESG) for Construction in Connection with the Chiller Plant Renovation at Marjorie K. Rawlings Elementary School in the Amount of $485,500Comment
60. Request Approval of Reimbursement of Isolated Transportation for K.M. for the 2008/2009 School YearComment
61. Request Approval of Vehicle Use Agreements to Non-Profit OrganizationsComment
62. Request Approval of Bids to Vendors at Prices in Bid Documents in Accordance with Bid Policies and StatutesComment
I. Consent Agenda - Items Pulled
1. Approval of Page 85 of the Recommendation of the Superintendent on Personnel
2. Approval of GED Test Fee Increase
3. Approval of Consent Items #22 - 57
4. Approval of Rawlings El. - ESG - Chiller Plant Reno
J. Nonconsent
1. Setting a Public Hearing and Authorizing the Advertisement of the Public Hearing to Consider The Adoption of Amendment to Policy 8.22 Weapons - 1St ReadingComment
2. Request Adoption of the Greater Florida Consortium of School Boards 2009 Legislative ProgramComment
3. Request Approval of the Charter Application for Florida SIATech Pinellas, Inc. Charter SchoolComment
K. Presentations from the Audience
L. New Business
1. Items Introduced by the Superintendent
2. Items Introduced by Attorney
3. Items Introduced by the Board
4. Review of Board Requests
5. School Board Meeting Evaluation
M. Adjournment



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