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School Board of Clay County
Teacher Inservice Center, Fleming Island High School, 2233 Village Square Parkway
December 10, 2020 - Regular School Board Meeting
Date: Dec 10 2020 (6:00 p.m.)
Student Showcase  (None)
Invocation  (Ashley Gilhousen)
Pledge of Allegiance
Call to Order  (Present: Janice Kerekes, District 1; Beth Clark, District 2, Tina Bullock, District 3; Mary Bolla, District 4; Ashley Gilhousen, District 5; Superintendent David S. Broskie)
Recognitions and Awards
1. Recognition of 2020-2021 School Related Employee of the Year and Teacher of the Year Semi-finalists

Brenda Troutman, Interim Assistant Superintendent Human Resources, recognized the following individuals:

Clay County School-Related Employee of the Year Semifinalists 2020-2021 -

  • Pam Batten (Clay High)
  • Ashely Philemon (Clay Hill Elementary)
  • Kelly Morris (Doctors Inlet Elementary)
  • Rebecca VanGyseghem-Harrison (Keystone Heights High)
  • Kayla Roberts (McRae Elementary)
  • Rhiannon Weiskopf (Middleburg High)
  • Tiffany Compton (Montclair Elementary)
  • Karlene Houston (Oakleaf Junior High)
  • Tracey Hulett (Oakleaf High)
  • Autumn Parland (Wilkinson Elementary)


Clay County Teacher of the Year Semifinalists 2020-2021 -

  • Keisha Gordon (Clay Virtual Academy)
  • Karen Borcherding (Discovery Oaks Elementary)
  • Megan Ervin (Fleming Island Elementary)
  • Christina Chiossone-Hirsch (Green Springs Junior High)
  • Meghan Grybb (Lakeside Elementary)
  • Dana Brock (Middleburg High)
  • Megghan Brooks (Oakleaf Village Elementary)
  • Kim Morrison (Ridgeview Elementary)
  • Michael Snyder (W.E. Cherry Elementary)
  • Cecilia Morgan (Wilkinson Elementary)
2. Consortium of Florida Education Foundations Special Award

Makayla Buchanan, Executive Director, Clay Education Foundation and Tracy Burger, Director of Member Development, Consortium of Florida Education Foundation, recognized Board Member Mary Bolla as the 2020 Star School Board Member for her leadership and involvement in support of education.

School Showcase  (None)
Presentations from the Audience (Public Comment)
3. Public Comment

Public Speakers:

  • Donna Mace - Opt Out Florida, Opt Out Clay
  • Christopher Trahan - impasse with CCEA
  • Dunia Jean-Baptiste - veteran teachers
  • Leah Norton - teacher raises
  • Jennifer Corona - teacher raises
  • Jake Askey - veteran teacher pay increase
  • Edna Flores - teacher raises
Consent Agenda
4. C1 - Minutes of Workshop on October 27, 2020; Student Discipline Hearings and Regular Meeting on November 5, 2020; Organization Meeting on November 17, 2020
2020 Oct 27 Board Workshop.pdf
2020 Nov 5 Student Hearings.pdf (Confidential)
2020 Nov 5 Regular Meeting.pdf
2020 Nov 17 Organization Meeting.pdf
5. C2 - Revised 2021-2022 Student Calendar and Proposed Student 2022-2023 Calendar
_Student Calendar 2021-2022 Revised.pdf
Calendar - Student 2022- 2023 (2).pdf (Confidential)
6. C3 - Employee Work Calendar for 2021-2022
Calendar - Employee Work - 2021-2022 (1).pdf
Human Resources
7. C4 - Salary Schedule - Section IV, Miscellaneous (Substitutes - Minimum Wage Increase)
2021 Minimum Wage Increase - Salary Schedule.pdf
8. C5 - Personnel Consent Agenda
Personnel Consent Agenda - 12.10.2020.pdf
Instruction-Academic Services
9. C6 - K-12 Academic Services Out of State and Overnight Student Travel
Dec 2020 - Student Travel.pdf
10. C7 - Revision to Daily Hours for Teachers and Students for School Year 2020-2021
School Daily Hours 2020- 2021 (3).pdf
Instruction-Professional Development
11. C8 - Professional Learning Catalog (Master In-service Plan)
Summary of Revisions to Professional Learning Catalog.pdf
professional-learning-catalog-2020-21_Draft with Revisions_Dec 2020.pdf
12. C9 - Approval to advertise revision of Inservice Education CCDS Board Policy 4.46.C
Proposed Revisions_Board Policy 4.46(C)_In-service1.pdf
Approval to Advertise Public Hearing SB Policy 4.46C.pdf
13. C10 - Resident Clinical Faculty Memorandum of Understanding between Clay County District Schools and the University of North Florida
210052 UNF MOU Resident Clinical Faculty.pdf
Executed 210052 UNF MOU Resident Clinical Faculty.pdf
14. C11 - Skillbridge Participation Agreement between Clay County District Schools and Naval Medical Readiness & Training Command
210051 US Navy Skillbridge Contract.pdf
Executed 211051 US Navy Skillbridge Contract.pdf
Business Affairs
15. C12 - Proposed Allocation Changes for 2020-2021
20 21 Allocation Summary - December 10, 2020.pdf
Business Affairs-Accounting
16. C13 - Monthly Financial Reports for October, 2020
October 2020 Board Monthly Financial Report.pdf
October 2020 Board Monthly Property Report.pdf
Contract List.pdf
Business Affairs-Property
17. C14 - Deletion of Certain Items Report - November, 2020
Deletion Report-November, 2020.pdf
Business Affairs-Purchasing
18. C15 - BID to be Awarded
19. C17 - Oakleaf High School Hurricane Retrofit Agreement 2020
Oakleaf High School Hurricane Retrofit Agreement 2020.pdf
20. C18 - Substantial Completion of the District Office Building #1 West End Renovations
Substantial Completion DO Bldg 1 West End.pdf
21. C19 - Pre-Qualification of Contractors
Table for Board Backup Contractor Prequal, 12.10.20.pdf
22. C20 - Peoples Gas System, a Division of Tampa Electric Company Perpetual Easement at Orange Park High School
Easement OPH Peoples Gas.pdf
23. C21 - 2020/2021 – 2024/2025 Educational Five Year Work Plan
Work Plan 2020.21-2024.25.pdf
Adoption of Consent Agenda
24. Adoption of Consent Agenda
Motion to Approve
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Janice Kerekes
Second: Tina Bullock
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
CCEA Update  (Victoria Kidwell)
CESPA Update  (None)
Superintendent's Update and Presentations
25. Superintendent's Update
SB December 2020.pdf

Superintendent Broskie used the attached presentation to discuss second-semester student enrollment, quarter 1 grade comparison, updated CDC and DOH quarantine guidelines, and winter break reminders including best wishes for a healthy and safe holiday season.

Discussion Agenda
26. D1 - 2021 Legislative Priorities
2021 Legislative Priorities.pdf

Motion by Mrs. Kerekes to approve, seconded by Mrs. Gilhousen.

Superintendent Broskie spoke briefly to highlight the inclusion of the traditional components of funding, assessment, and student investment incorporated in the Legislative Priorities.  Discussion ensued resulting in board consensus to add holding teachers and students harmless, in addition to schools, under the "state assessments and testing" category.  The board also discussed the possibility of including a digital presentation.  

Mrs. Kerekes withdrew the original motion and a second motion was made to postpone this item to the January 7, 2021 board meeting.

Motion to Postpone 2021 Legislative Priorities to January 7, 2021 meeting
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Ashley Gilhousen
Second: Janice Kerekes
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
27. D2 - Spring 2021 Education Plan and Assurances
Spring 2021 Education Plan and Assurances.pdf

Superintendent Broskie briefly discussed the requirement resulting from the emergency order to provide the Spring 2021 Education Plan and Assurances to the Department of Education in order to obtain funding for the district's educational programs. It is expected that the Department of Education will approve this plan, which will be submitted pending board approval.

Motion to Approve the Spring 2021 Education Plan and Assurances as recommended in the agenda item
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Tina Bullock
Second: Janice Kerekes
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
Human Resources
28. D3 - Human Resources Special Action

There were no Human Resources Special Actions.

Instruction-Exceptional Student Education
29. D4 - Public Hearing to Approve as Advertised the 2019-2020 through 2021-2022 Special Policies and Procedures (SP&P) Manual.
2019-2020 SP&P_ Clay.pdf
SIGNATURE PAGE-2019-2022 (fillable) (1).pdf
19-20 Revisions to SP&P Manual.pdf
Adv Revisions and Public Hearing 19 20 - 21 22 SP&P Manual.pdf

Chair Bolla opened the public hearing.  With no one coming forward to speak to the item, the public hearing was closed.

Motion to Approve as Advertised
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Ashley Gilhousen
Second: Tina Bullock
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
Business Affairs-Purchasing
30. C16 - RFP to be Awarded (Item pulled by Mrs. Gilhousen)
RFP 20-MA-319 Athletic Field Maintenance Services_Service Agreement AGROW PRO INC.pdf
RFP 20-MA-319 Athletic Field Maintenance Services_Service Agreement ST JOHNS TURF CARE.pdf

Mrs. Gilhousen recused herself from voting for this item due to an ethical conflict.

Board members requested additional information and clarification re the estimated cost, services, funding sources, and necessity of the proposed agenda item.  This information will be provided to board members for re-consideration of the item, which was postponed to the January agenda.

Motion to Postpone RFP to Be Awarded to January 7, 2021 Meeting
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Tina Bullock
Second: Janice Kerekes
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Abstain
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Beth Clark - Aye
School Board Attorney Remarks
School Board Member Remarks
31. School Board Member Comments

Routine board member comments were heard as well as expressions of understanding and concern for issues brought forth by public speakers at this meeting.

Adjournment  (7:24 p.m.)
Superintendent of Schools School Board Chairman