Pinellas County School Board
Regular School Board Meeting
7/28/2009 5:00 PM
School Administration Building
301 Fourth Street SW   Largo, FL 33770
I. Call to Order
1. Roll Call
II. 7:00 p.m. TIME CERTAIN: First Public Hearing - Budget
III. Invocation
1. Invocation by Reverend Paul Zimmerman, First Lutheran Church, 1644 Nursery Road, Clearwater, FLorida 33764
IV. Pledge of Allegiance
1. National Anthem
2. Moving Forward With Pinellas County Schools - Student Immunization
V. Introduction of Professional and Community Organization Reps
1. Ms. Andrea Zahn, Director of Communications
VI. Adoption of Agenda
VII. Special Order Agenda
1. Introduction of Newly Appointed AdministratorComment
2. Presentation of the Florida Association of Educational Office Professionals (FAEOP) 2009-2010 President Sharon M. IngramComment
3. Presentation of Schematic Design Phase I, Preliminary Design Phase II, Construction Documents Phase III Submittals and Interim Design for the Following Projects:Comment
VIII. Unfinished Business
1. Public Hearing to Consider the Amendment to Policy 4.01 CODE OF STUDENT CONDUCT - 2Nd Reading (Changes Since 1St Reading)Comment
2. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Accept the Stipulation of Agreement to Suspend Ms. Sheryl Dampier, Bus Driver, Transportation Department, for Three (3) Days Without PayComment
IX. Consent
1. Approval of Minutes: to Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 16, 2009; the Special Meeting of June 23, 2009; And, the Workshops of May 19, 2009; May 26, 2009; June 2, 2009; And, June 23, 2009Comment
2. Recommendations of Superintendent on PersonnelComment
3. Approval of (1) Expenditure of $200,000.00 for SRI Middle School Mathematics Program and (2) Fiscal Agent Agreement with the Pinellas Education Foundation to Facilitate the SRI Middle School Mathematics ProgramComment
4. Request Approval of Assurant Contract to Provide an Income Protection Plan through December 31, 2010, with an Option to Negotiate Renewals for Subsequent YearsComment
5. Request Approval of the Risk Management Casualty Insurance Program for 2009/10Comment
6. Request Approval of Humana to Provide Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Administration During the Period it Provides Health Care Services to the Board.Comment
7. Request Approval of the National Union Fire Insurance Company Policy to Provide Catastrophic Student Accident Insurance through June 30, 2010, with an Option to Negotiate RenewalsComment
8. Request Approval of MetLife Insurance Company Contract to Provide Voluntary Benefits through December 31, 2010 with an Option to Negotiate Renewals for Subsequent YearsComment
9. Request Approval to Extend the TSA Consulting Group Contract through June 30, 2014 with an Option to Negotiate Renewals for Subsequent YearsComment
10. Approval of Vehicle DonationComment
11. Request Approval for Renaming Kennedy Middle to Clearwater Fundamental Middle SchoolComment
12. Request Approval for Renaming of Madeira Beach Elementary and Middle Schools to Madeira Beach Fundamental SchoolComment
13. Request Approval for the Renewal of the Agreement Between the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC), Florida West Coast Chapter and Pinellas County School Board/Pinellas Technical Education Centers (PTEC) for the IEC Electrical Apprenticeship ProgramComment
14. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Suspend Ms. Jean Azevedo, Teacher, Madeira Beach Elementary School, for Three (3) Days Without Pay and Return Her to Annual ContractComment
15. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Suspend Mr. Theodore Benetis, Teacher, Pinellas Park High School, for Three (3) Days Without PayComment
16. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Suspend Mr. Quitman Wiggins, Teacher, Largo Middle School, for Two (2) Days Without PayComment
17. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Suspend Ms. Michelle Velocci, Food Service Manager, Blanton Elementary School, for Five (5) Days Without Pay and Demote Her to a Food Service SpecialistComment
18. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Suspend Mr. David Dees, Head Plant Operator, Madeira Beach Elementary School, for Three (3) Days Without PayComment
19. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Dismiss Ms. Porsha Call, Teacher, Sandy Lane Elementary SchoolComment
20. Request Approval of the Recommendation to Dismiss Ms. Donna Lingo, Food Service Assistant, Meadowlawn Middle SchoolComment
21. Request Approval Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Quality of Education - Student Achievement Between the Parties in the Bradley CaseComment
22. Request Approval of Second Extension of Letter of Intent with the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, Inc., Regarding the Euclid Center ProjectComment
23. Request Approval of the Following Special ProjectsComment
24. Request Approval of Budget Amendment No. 8 (April 2009) to the District's 2008/2009 BudgetComment
25. Request Approval of the Financial Statements for the Month Ending April 30, 2009 for Fiscal Year 2008-2009Comment
26. Request Approval of Petty Cash Funds for 2009-2010Comment
27. Request Approval of Food Service Petty Cash and Change Funds for 2009-2010Comment
28. Request Approval of Agreement Between the School Board of Pinellas County, Florida, and the School Board of Seminole County, FloridaComment
29. Request Approval of the Investment Portfolio Financial Statements for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2009Comment
30. Request Denial of a Proposed Amendment to the Charter School Contract with Plato Academy Non-Profit, Inc.Comment
31. Request Approval of a Career, Technical and Adult Education Tuition Increase of Five Percent for Certificate, Applied Technology, Adult General Education and Continuing Workforce Programs, Provided in Florida Statute 1009.22 Effective August 1, 2009Comment
32. Request Approval to Eliminate Three Instructional Staff Developer Positions and 11.75 Psychologist Positions Paid by Operating FundsComment
33. Request Approval to Renew the Agreement Between Community Tampa Bay, Inc., and the Pinellas County School BoardComment
34. Request Approval to Renew the Health Education Agreement Between Pinellas Pregnancy Center, Inc., and the Pinellas County School BoardComment
35. Request Approval of Agreement with Carlton Palms Educational Center, Incorporated, Dated July 28, 2009, for Student (D.G.)Comment
36. Request Approval of Agreement with Carlton Palms Educational Center, Incorporated, Dated July 28, 2009, for Student (D.H.)Comment
37. Request Approval of Agreement with Carlton Palms Educational Center, Incorporated, Dated July 28, 2009, for Student (J.R.)Comment
38. Request Approval of Agreement with Carlton Palms Educational Center, Incorporated, Dated July 28, 2009, for Student (K.M.)Comment
39. CRequest Approval of Agreement with Carlton Palms Educational Center, Incorporated, Dated July 28, 2009, for Student (T.C.)Comment
40. Request Approval of the Recommendations of the Referendum Work Group for the Expenditure of Referendum FundsComment
41. Request Approval of a Distribution Easement to Progress Energy on the Site of Azalea Elementary SchoolComment
42. Request Approval of a Distribution Easement to Progress Energy on the Site of Belcher Elementary SchoolComment
43. Request Approval of a Water Main and Utilities Easement to the City of Clearwater on the North Side of the Leila G.. Davis Elementary School SiteComment
44. Request Approval of a Distribution Easement to Progress Energy on the Site of Ridgecrest Elementary SchoolComment
45. Request Approval of a Distribution Easement to Progress Energy on the Site of Safety Harbor Elementary SchoolComment
46. Request Approval of a Distribution Easement to Progress Energy on the Site of Skycrest Elementary SchoolComment
47. Request Approval of a Distribution Easement to Progress Energy on the Site of Skyview Elementary SchoolComment
48. Report to the School Board of Special Events Processed by Real Estate and Concurrency Services During the Fiscal Year 2008/09Comment
49. Request Approval of Supplemental Survey for Blanton Elementary School (00013) Class Size ReductionComment
50. Request Approval of Amendments to Agreements for Architectural and Contract Administration Services for the Following Projects:Comment
51. Request Approval of Amendments to Agreements for Construction Management (CM) Services for the Following Projects:Comment
52. Request Approval of Combined Schematic Design Phase I, Preliminary Design Phase II, Construction Documents Phase III Submittals and Interim Design for the Following Projects:Comment
53. Request Acceptance of Final Substantial Completion of the New Curtis Fundamental Elementary School Phase Two Construction for the New Cafeteria/Classroom Building 9 on December 17, 2008Comment
54. Request Acceptance of Final Substantial Completion for the Pinellas Education Foundation Administrative Office Addition at the Gus A. Stavros Institute on June 12, 2008Comment
55. Request Approval of Change Order No. 1 with Cutler Associates, Inc. for Mechanical and Electrical Renovations at Sandy Lane Elementary School. This Change Order Will Decrease the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) by $665,423.05 with No Time Extension.Comment
56. Request Approval of Change Order No. 1 for Professional Engineering Services for Parking Lot and Drainage Improvements at Seminole High School. This Change Order Will Increase the Contract Amount by $13,586.50 with No Time Extension.Comment
57. Request Approval of Change Order No. 1 for Parking Lot and Drainage Improvements at Seminole High School. This Change Order Will Increase the Contract Amount by $49,384.50 with No Time Extension.Comment
58. Request Approval of Change Order No. 1 for Exterior Painting at Northeast High School. This Change Order Will Decrease the Original Amount of Contract by $69,000 Due to Change in the Scope of Work and Increase the Contract Amount by $378,743 with a Ninety (90) Day Time Extension for Changing of the Scope of Repairs and Waterproofing Work.Comment
59. Request Approval of Reimbursement of Isolated Transportation for D.M. for the 2008/2009 School YearComment
60. Request Approval of Vehicle Use Agreement to Non-Profit Organization for a Period of One YearComment
61. Request Approval of Auction for Surplus Buses/Parts and Maintenance Service VehiclesComment
62. Request Approval of Bids to Vendors at Prices in Bid Documents in Accordance with Policies and StatutesComment
X. Consent Agenda - Items Pulled
1. Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting 6-16-09; Special Meeting 6-23-09; Workshops 5-19-09, 5-26-09, 6-2-09, 6-23-09
2. Recommendations of Superintendent on Personnel
3. Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Quality of Education- Student Acheievement/Bradley Case
4. Recommend Denial of a Proposed Amendment to the Charter School Contract with Plato Academy Non-Profit, Inc.
5. Pregnancy Center Agreement
6. Consent Items #50, #51, #52, #54, #55 and #56
XI. Nonconsent
1. Setting a Public Hearing and Authorizing the Advertisement of the Public Hearing to Consider the New Policies Contained in CHAPTER 0000 - BYLAWS AND CHAPTER 9000 - COMMUNITY RELATIONS (This is the 1St Reading.)Comment
2. Request Approval of 2008/2009 School Safety and Security Self-AssessmentComment
XII. Presentations from the Audience
XIII. New Business
1. Items Introduced by Superintendent
2. Items Introduced by Attorney
3. Items Introduced by the Board
4. Review of Board Requests
5. School Board Meeting Evaluation
XIV. Adjournment



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