February 7 School Board Regular Meeting

Public notice


The School Board Alachua County, Florida, shall hold a public meeting to which all persons are invited.

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, February 7, at 6 p.m.

LOCATION: District Office Boardroom, 620 East University Ave, Gainesville, FL

PURPOSE: General Business Meeting


  • Meeting Opening
    • Call to Order-Pledge of Allegiance
    • ACEA Union Updates (ACEA)
    • Adoption of Agenda
    • Approval of Regular School Board Workshop Minutes January 11, 2023
    • Approval of Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for January 17, 2023
    • Board Member/Superintendent Announcements
    • Citizen Input
  • Consent Agenda
    • Approval of the Consent Agenda
    • Employment of Personnel (Shelnutt)
    • Bid(s) and Requisition(s)(Rella)
    • Purchased Products/Services ($12,500 to $49,999)(Rella)
    • Donations (Rella)
    • Agreement Between The Barbara Bush Foundation and Alachua County Public Schools for the Book Explorers Mentors Program (Kostamo)
    • Change Order Number Two for Project SBAC A1904 – Westwood Middle School Redesign and Redevelopment (Wynn)
    • Change Order Number Three for Project SBAC A1904 – Westwood Middle School Redesign and Redevelopment (Wynn)
  • Public Hearing
    • Amended ESP Job Descriptions for the Transportation Department – Public Hearing (Shelnutt)
    • Amended ESP Job Descriptions for the Facilities Department – Public Hearing (Shelnutt)
    • Amendments to Board Policies 0147.1 and 6550 – Public Hearing (Rella)
    • Adoption of Policies 6152 and 6152.01 – Public Hearing (Rella)
  • Action Items
    • Employee Case 202122-0071-24 (Shelnutt)
    • The Greenhouse Church Inc. Lease of Duval (Delaney)
    • Design Development/Construction Documents for Project SBAC G2201 – Hawthorne Middle/High School Track Renovations (Wynn)
    • Proposed 2023 – 2024 School Calendar (Wise)
    • Waiver Request for A. Quinn Jones Center (Wise)
    • Waiver Request for Hawthorne Middle High School (Wise)
    • Waiver Request for High Springs Community School (Wise)
    • Waiver Request for Mebane Middle School (Wise)
    • Waiver Request for Professional Academies Magnet at Loften High School (Wise)
    • Waiver Request for Santa Fe High School (Wise)
    • Camp Crystal Lake Fee Schedule (Wise and Rella)
    • Camp Crystal Lake Counselor Fee Schedule (Wise and Rella)
    • Camp Crystal Lake Handbook (Teaching and Learning)
    • ESSER Amendments (Bokor)
    • Contract for Strategic Planning (Andrew)
  • Citizen Input
  • Board Member/Superintendent Requests
  • Strategic Visioning
    • Chair Report/Strategic Visioning
  • Adjournment

This meeting is being called pursuant to and in accordance with Section 1001.372(1) and 120.525, F.S. The agenda is available in the Superintendent s Office, District Administration Building.

There are three ways citizens may offer their input for this meeting: 1) submit input through email at issues@gm.sbac.edu by noon the day of the board meeting; 2) go to the Boardroom to offer their input in person during the meeting or 3) Check the February 7 and 21, 2023 Agendas on the District s website, www.sbac.edu, prior to the meeting for additional options to participate remotely.

Any person who decides to appeal a decision of the School Board with respect to any matter considered at such meeting is hereby advised that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the meeting is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Anyone with a disability or physical impairment who wishes to attend this meeting and requires special accommodations should contact the Superintendent s Office, 620 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601, (352) 955-7880, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.