Pinellas County School Board              301 Fourth Street SW

                            Largo, FL  33770

              Special School Board Meeting              https://www.pcsb.org

 

              ~ Minutes ~              Ann Simonetti

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017              1:00 PM              Cabinet Conference Room

 

I.              Call to Order

The special school board meeting was called to order at 11:53 a.m., on May 23, 2017, at the School Board Administration Building, 301 Fourth Street SW, Largo.

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

 

Ann Simonetti

Administrative Assistant and Clerk to the Board

Present

 

II.              Amendments to the Agenda

At this time, Dr. Grego shared the following additions or changes made to the agenda subsequent to its publication:

Updated Consent Agenda Item # 2 - page 93 - Recommendation of Superintendent on Personnel - 2017/2018

Pulled the recommendation for Robert J. Gagnon’s appointment as principal of St. Petersburg High School.

Mrs. O'Shea stated that, as chairperson, she has found good cause to amend the agenda accordingly.

 

III.              Pledge of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance followed the Amendments to the Agenda.

IV.              Adoption of Agenda

RESULT:              ADOPTED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Rene Flowers, Vice Chairperson

SECONDER:              Terry Krassner, Board Member

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

V.              Public Comments on Agenda Items

There were no individuals wishing to address the board regarding specific agenda items.

VI.              Agenda Items

1.              Request Approval of the Bridging the Gap Plan Dated May 19, 2017, and the Stipulation for Modification of Final Judgment and Order of Final Approval of Settlement and Joint Motion for Court Approval in COQEBS Case

Approved as submitted.

Dr. Ricardo Davis, president, COQEBS, thanked the board for their leadership and the leadership of the district.

Mrs. O'Shea thanked them for their consensus.

Mrs. Lerner stated that the positive comments made during today's workshop topic COQEBS ADR Discussion Update will be addressed in the workshop minutes.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Terry Krassner, Board Member

SECONDER:              Rene Flowers, Vice Chairperson

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

 

2.              Request Approval of Personnel Recommendations

Approved as amended under Item II. Amendments to the Agenda.

Pulled the recommendation for Robert J. Gagnon’s appointment as principal of St. Petersburg High School.

RESULT:              APPROVED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Terry Krassner, Board Member

SECONDER:              Rene Flowers, Vice Chairperson

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

 

VII.              New Business

There was no new business addressed during the meeting.

VIII.              Adjournment

There being no further business to be brought before the School Board, this meeting adjourned at 11:58 AM.

 

 

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Chairperson

 

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Superintendent and Ex-Officio Secretary