May 2 School Board Meeting

Public notice


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

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at 6 p.m.

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

PURPOSE: General Business Meeting


  • A. Meeting Opening
    • 1. Call to Order-Pledge of Allegiance
    • 2. Wiles Elementary Chorus under the direction of Carrie Olson (Rollo)
    • 3. Volunteers of the Year Recognition (Kostamo)
    • 4. ACEA Union Updates (ACEA)
    • 5. Adoption of Agenda
    • 6. Approval of School Board Rezoning Workshop Minutes for April 6, 2023
    • 7. Approval of Joint meeting with BOCC minutes for April 10, 2023
    • 8. Approval of School Board Rezoning Workshop Minutes for April 11, 2023
    • 9. Approval of Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for April 18, 2023
    • 10. Board Member/Superintendent Announcements
    • 11. Citizen Input
  • B. Consent Agenda
    • 1. Approval of the Consent Agenda
    • 2. Employment of Personnel (Shelnutt)
    • 3. Bid(s) and Requisition(s)(Rella)
    • 4. Purchased Products/Services ($12,500 to $49,999)(Rella)
    • 5. Consultant Services (Rella)
    • 6. Lease with YMCA for use of Shell Elementary facilities for a Summer Program (Delaney)
    • 7. Lease with YMCA for use of Archer Elementary facilities for a Summer Program (Delaney)
    • 8. Professional Services Fee for Project SBAC A1905 – Littlewood Elementary School Redesign and Redevelopment (Wynn)
  • C. Discussion
    • 1. Re-zoning Update (Edwards)
    • 2. Strategic Planning Update (Rolle)
  • D. Action Items
    • 1. Proposed Amendments to Board Policies in 1000 – Administration, 3000 – Instructional Staff, and 4000 – Support Staff Sections – First Reading (Shelnutt)
    • 2. Proposed New and Amended Board Policies in the 2000 – Program, 5000 – Students, 8000 – Operations Sections – First Reading (Wise and Edwards)
    • 3. Proposed New and Amended Board Policies in the 6000 – Finances Section – First Reading (Rella)
    • 4. New and Amended Board Policies in the 7000 – Property Section – First Reading (Molander)
    • 5. Evaluation of the Superintendent (Delaney)
    • 6. Superintendent’s Contract (Delaney)
  • E. Citizen Input
  • F. Board Member / Superintendent Requests
  • G. 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 May 2 and 16, 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.